Cuba News

Cuba Animal Shelter staff adopts shelter dog

Nelly has quite a story. On Easter Sunday she was discovered by law enforcement locked in a hot car with another dog. As it turned out, she had been there for 12 hours. Law Enforcement broke a window to get them out and they were taken to the shelter. The 6-month-old puppy that was with her was dehydrated but not critical and would fully recover.

Knights of Columbus moving forward in our ‘new normal’

     Charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism are all held dear by the members of the Knights of Columbus Council 8920 in Cuba. And they all of those things suffered under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past 16 months. Now, the Knights are working to get back to a “new normal.”

Martin resigns from Board of Aldermen

    The Cuba Board of Aldermen met on Tuesday, June 15, where it was announced that Alderwoman Debbie Martin will be resigning from the board because she is moving out of her current ward.  Martin will remain active in city government through her new positions on the Board of Tourism and Planning and Zoning Board.

Earnhart wrapping up superintendent duties

    Cuba School District Superintendent Jon Earnhart is a short-timer as he’s officially set to begin his new job as an assistant superintendent in Festus, Mo. on July 1. That doesn’t mean, however, that he isn’t staying busy as his 15-year career with the R-2 District comes to a close.

Council taking steps to finalize 2021-22 budget

    The Cuba Board of Alderman held a special meeting Monday night to discuss the upcoming budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year. The city has several projects planned for the upcoming year, however, the council opted to cut several items from the budget.