Cuba News

Bill to increase city water rates passes first reading

    Base water rates for both residents and businesses in the city of Cuba will more than double if a proposed ordinance receives final approval from the city council on September 21. Bill 2027, which passed in a first reading on September 7, would increase the rate on the first 2,000 gallons of water used from $8 to $18.

Council makes salary adjustments and discusses bereavement policy

    During its September 7 meeting, the Cuba City Council approved adjustments to the city’s salary schedule and considered a change to the current bereavement policy. Aldermen also heard an update on the control of feral cats and approved several major purchases.

Congressman Jason Smith Visits Oak Hill Meat and Processing

    On Monday, August 30, Congressman Jason Smith (R-MO) visited Oak Hill Meat and Processing in Crawford County. He toured the processing facilities and spent time talking about the current obstacles that meatpackers are facing.

Ride for the Relay riders travel Route 66

    Riders came through the area over the weekend supporting Ride for the Relay, a group raising money to find a cure for cancer. They stopped in Cuba on Sunday, September 5, before continuing the next leg of their journey to Joplin on September 6.