Police chief requests $120,000 computer purchase

    The Cuba Police Department could be receiving several news upgrades for the force in the coming weeks. On September 22, the Board of Aldermen heard Police Chief Doug Shelton’s request to apply for grants to cover the cost of new laptops and equipment for police cruisers as well as body armor upgrades.

Man charged with stabbing in Cuba

    A homeless man who allegedly knifed his girlfriend has been charged with domestic assault.

Man leads deputies on high-speed chase

    A man led deputies on a high-speed chase throughout northern Crawford County last week before his vehicle was stopped and he apparently tried to kill himself before being flown to a hospital for treatment of his injuries.

September is a month of beginnings

By Bill Cooper
    September is a bittersweet month for many outdoorsmen. Generally speaking, outdoorsmen love every month of the year, especially in the Ozarks. One can literally enjoy some sort of outdoor activity every month of the year in our beloved Ozarks. However, September is a problem for many due to the fact that so many hunting and fishing seasons come in during the month of September. The big problem facing outdoorsmen is deciding which activity to enjoy first, or which activities to participate in, which ones to miss out on, or delay until later.

Hunting a flying biscuit

By Larry Dablemont
    A teal is a duck… a little duck about half the size of a half-grown chicken. Most of them have a wingspan just shy of 24 inches and a weight just shy of a pound. There are blue-winged teal and there are green-winged teal and to the west of us there are cinnamon teal.

Fire Prevention Week 2020 focuses on kitchen fires, the leading cause of residential fires in the U.S.

The historic forest fires burning in the western United States have focused attention on the dangers of wildland fires, but across the nation, but more than three-quarters of fire deaths and injuries occur in residential properties. Kitchen fires and cooking are the leading causes of residential fires. For 2020, Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4-10, is themed “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen” and aims to reduce kitchen fires.