Local law enforcement and an area task force found drugs and cash during the execution of the search warrant in the Cuba area on February 21.
During its February 19 meeting, the Cuba School Board officially accepted the resignation of High School Principal Tim Webster. He is leaving the district to accept the position of assistant superintendent in St. James, his hometown.
At its February 18 meeting, the Cuba City Council approved two bids for materials and supplies needed to address an ongoing sewer problem at two residential homes on Trainer Avenue. Approval was also given to hire an additional police officer, but a proposed gutter replacement plan at Hood Park was put on hold.
Senior Madelyn Mehl probably thought February 18 was just going to be another regular day of classes at Cuba High School, but she might have been curious why her parents insisted she wear her Central Methodist University (CMU) hoodie that morning. In the afternoon, she found out they had 100,000 reasons why.
A proposed bill that would give the city of Cuba the authority to issue search warrants to investigate nuisances on private property was discussed by the city council at its regular meeting on February 18. The council did not take action on the plan, but the mayor wants to move forward on approving it in March.