Taking a holiday leave from Washington, US Congressman Jason Smith, of Missouri’s 8th Congressional District, met with a group of his constituents at Dottie’s Family Restaurant in Cuba last week. Congressman Smith intended for the Thursday, December 27 meeting to be a public discussion on border security and the government shutdown. It proved to be that and much more.
Members of the Cuba United Methodist Choir sang Christmas carols at Victoria Place last week.
After 10 years of successfully racing to the giant rocking chair at Fanning, Cuba’s renowned footrace along historic Route 66 will take on both a new route and name in 2019. The Route 66 Race to the Rocker is now being called Running the Rails on Route 66, and it will feature a new four-mile route through downtown Cuba and a one-mile fun run specifically for kids.
The LEAD groups at Cuba Middle School finished their blankets and delivered them to the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James on Wednesday, December 19. The Actors Guild LEAD Group sang Christmas Carols for the veterans.
Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) will hold a public forum about the government shutdown at Dottie’s Family Restaurant on Thursday.