During its meeting on December 10, the Cuba City Council approved several bids for the Public Works Department that will make improvements needed in the sewer, water, and electric departments. The council also accepted numerous bids for the sale of surplus equipment.
The old Midway Motel, which was scheduled for demolition in February, burned to the ground early Friday morning. The Cuba Fire Department reported via Facebook about 1 a.m. that it was battling the blaze with several other area fire departments.
Bruce Nebel with the DAV Meramec Valley Chapter 65 presented a donation to Pastor Don Martin for the Ministerial Alliance for food baskets.
Cuba High School senior Giorgia Medows can’t remember when she first learned to ride a horse, but she’ll never forget how riding got her into Texas Christian University (TCU). Medows will be riding for the Horned Frogs after recently signing a letter of intent to become part of the university’s equestrian team.
• Positions to be filled in Cuba, Bourbon, and county districts
The first election of 2020 is set to take place on April 7 and candidates who want to declare their intention to run for public office may do so from December 17 through January 21. Positions will be open on area city councils, school boards, fire boards, ambulance boards, and the Crawford County 911 Emergency Services Board.