Members of the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce took a short trip out of town on Friday, Aug. 9, to welcome a new member, Brush Creek Valley Farms, with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Stubblefield family, which owns the business, provided lunch and offered a tour of their operation.
When Cuba students return to class on Thursday, they’ll be coming back to lots of improved facilities. Much of the work completed over the summer will be easily seen, but the biggest project will be out of sight.
Cuba Elementary School is welcoming in a new principal for the 2019-2020 school year. Joe Cross took over the position of Elementary Principal, following the retirement of former CES Principal Kim Shockley this year. Cross, an Arkansas native, began his career in Cuba last fall when he stepped in to serve as Assistant Principal under Shockley. Now, he’s stepping up and taking on even more administrative responsibility, and he’s excited about the new challenge.
Wildcat fans, it’s time to celebrate the start of another football season at Cuba High School. Wildcat Pride Night will take place on Friday, September 6, prior to the home opener against the Houston Tigers at the Wildcat Field of Pride.
A Cuba man stands charged with three felonies after an argument in his home escalated on July 29. Donald John Bridgeman, 58, faces charges for class D felony abuse of a child, class E felony third-degree domestic assault, and class E felony resisting arrest.