Christmas celebrated at the Cuba Senior Center – PHOTO GALLERY

Santa Claus made his annual pre-holiday visit to the Cuba Senior Center on Friday, December 14. A sizable crowd of senior citizens filled the building that day to enjoy a Christmas lunch of pork, stuffing, and sides; and to have their pictures taken with the Saint Nick.

Local couple celebrates 100th birthdays

A Steelville couple celebrated their centennial birthdays together this month. Both Robert and Olga Earney share December as their birth month, and both turned 100 years old within a week of one another this year.

2018's weather was 'near normal,' but averages hide record-setting events

Do the math on temperatures and rainfall for all of 2018. On average, you get “near normal,” says Pat Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist.

Council hears options for airplane display, but takes no immediate action

The Cuba City Council heard another update from the Tourism Committee on the acquisition of a C-12 Huron aircraft from a North Carolina military base, but the council has yet to make a final decision on getting the plane. A decision is expected next month as the deadline for acquisition grows closer.

Council divided over hiring firm for employee salary review

In a split decision, the Cuba City Council has accepted a bid from the Austin Peters Group to conduct a study of the city’s employee salaries to determine if they are in line with other towns of similar size. Approval of the bid proposal came in a 3-2 vote of the council at their meeting held at City Hall on December 11.