Big fish and bad poetry

By Larry Dablemont
    I caught a big bass this past week in one of my favorite places. He was a hefty, hard-fighting largemouth, which I admired and released. He seemed to be very appreciative as he swum away. A smaller fish might have ‘swam’ away, but all the big fish I ever remember all “swum” off.

STARCO presents painting to city council

Steelville Arts Council volunteer Phyllis Perkins (left) presented a painting created at the 9th Annual Plein Air event to the Steelville City Council at its meeting on July 19.

District considering grant for new technology

    St. James Schools Superintendent Tim Webster informed the Board of Education on July 21 that the district is applying for an Apple grant, which could replace aging technology in the district. The district uses MacBooks and iPads across most grade levels and this grant would provide a way to fund updated technologies.

Annexation could bring 74 acres into city

    Before their second regular monthly meeting on July 20, the Cuba City Council held a public hearing on the proposed annexation of 74 acres on the west side of town. Developer Andy Stubblefield plans to build residences on the property.