Cuba News

City expected to lower electric rates for 60 days to help residents, businesses impacted by virus

    The city of Cuba announced Monday afternoon it would be declaring a state of emergency. As part of the measure, Tuesday’s council meeting will be closed to the public. During that meeting, however, the council is expected to take some dramatic steps to help local residents and businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

Cuba schools working hard to sanitize classrooms, buses

    Although the state of Missouri has had few confirmed cases of COVID-19—just one in St. Louis and one in Springfield as of Friday, March 13—that hasn’t stopped the Cuba School District from stepping up its effort to keep students and staff from contracting the virus. Superintendent Jon Earnhart let parents know what steps are being taken in a letter send home on March 10.