Cuba News

Local family takes honors a national horse competition

    The Mitchell family finished strong in the National Reining Horse Association Derby presented by Markel Horse held the week of June 13-21. Amy Mitchell snagged a win in the second slate of Prime Time Rookie, while her son, Colt, won first place in Short Stirrup.

Injured soldier suggests donations to charities that helped him

    Ian Ives, who was seriously injured when he stepped on an improvised explosive device last year in Afghanistan, continues his recovery at his home in Seattle, Wash., and recently reached out to Three Rivers Publishing with a request that local residents show their support to the non-profit organizations that have supported him and his family.

Council honors injured policeman

    During a meeting held on July 21, the Cuba City Council honored Sgt. Mark Friedmann, who was injured in the line of duty earlier this year. Mayor Cody Leathers and Police Chief Doug Shelton awarded Friedmann with a proclamation and the purple heart for his dedication to the protection of the community and his bravery in the line of duty.

CHS celebrates socially distant graduation - PHOTO GALLERY

    Cuba High School celebrated the graduating class of 2020 with a ceremony held on Saturday, July 25. The graduation was held outside on the school’s football to maintain social-distancing standards.