Several incidents of vehicles not stopping for buses were reported to the Cuba School Board during its December 19 meeting. Law enforcement has been notified about the events.
Bethany Donnell of Lone Star 4-H Club, was among the nearly 900 youth delegates from 44 states and Puerto Rico attending the 2019 National 4-H Congress, November 29-December 3 in Atlanta, Georgia. The National 4-H Congress experience allows 4-H members from across the country to learn new skills through workshops, hear from nationally recognized speakers and experience Southern culture.
Jim’s Motors in Cuba moved six used stock trailers off its lot on December 12 without making a dime. The company’s loss was a big gain for six area schools, however, as each trailer went to a Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter.
Work to replace the dead trees that have been removed along Highway 19 in Cuba officially got underway on December 12. Viva Cuba, which is organizing the work as part of its Adopt-a-Highway project—the first in Missouri—received $10,000 in funding for new trees from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) in October.
The old Midway Motel and some adjacent vacant apartments, both which were scheduled for demolition in February, burned to the ground on Friday, Dec. 13. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.