Area voters won’t find a lot of contested races on the ballot when they head to the polls on Tuesday, April 5, but there are positions to be filled in several local councils and boards, along with a countywide sales tax issue to decide.
Former Cuba mayor Ray Mortimeyer is challenging incumbent Warren Graddy for Ward 1 alderman in the April 5 election. The winner will serve a two-year term on the council.
Two emergency responders, one a deputy and one a paramedic, will be squaring off to fill a seat on the North Crawford County Ambulance District (NCCAD) Board of Directors in next week’s election, which is set for Tuesday, April 5.
Following a recent strategic planning meeting, the Cuba School Board approved a three-year plan to make numerous capital improvements during its regular monthly meeting on March 22. In total, the project list includes $2.1 million in work with the bulk of it to be completed in the 2022-23 budget year.
An 88-year-old woman was killed Friday in a house fire south of Cuba. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.