Wreck leads to drug charges

    A St. Louis man who slid off the road in Crawford County during the icy and snowy weather on Saturday, January 11, ended up charged with a handful of felonies after state troopers allegedly discovered a variety of drugs and a loaded handgun in his pickup truck.

Department of Natural Resources loans available for energy improvements

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is now accepting low-interest energy improvement loan applications. Public K-12 schools, public colleges and universities, local governments including municipal, county, regional and international airports, public water and wastewater treatment facilities, and public and not-for-profit hospitals are eligible to compete for a total of $6 million for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout the state.

Six more medical marijuana licenses issued to Cuba firms

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) announced the issuing of 86 licenses for medical marijuana-infused products manufacturing facilities on Tuesday, January 14. Two companies that have already received marijuana grow licenses in Cuba received six of the licenses issued statewide from 373 applications.

Police seeking help to catch trailer thief

The Cuba Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving a theft that occurred at Jim’s Motors on January 14. At Approximately 3:20 a.m., a suspect was captured on video driving a white Ford F350 or F450 four-door flat-bed pickup with black wheels and using it to move a hay trailer before stealing a new Big Tex 14LX tandem dump trailer.