Students at Cuba Elementary School show off the April (below) and September (bottom) Book Buddy Books donated by the Cuba Kiwanis Club as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspaper In Education program, which allows local businesses to donate three books per month to the school library.
The Cuba City Council met in an open session on Thursday, November 5, where Mayor Cody Leathers presented Versa-Tags Inc. with a proclamation celebrating its 50 anniversary in the community. Leathers presented the proclamation to owners Bri and Nathan Garden and marked November 5 as Versa-Tags Day. The business has been passed down through three generations while operating in Cuba.
The Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that its annual Christmas parade will be held on Saturday, December 5. This year’s parade theme is “Your Favorite Christmas Story.”
During its meeting held on November 5, the Cuba City Council approved several new ordinances concerning updates to the city building codes. Most of the ordinances were read for the first time during the previous meeting held on October 20. The delay in the second reading allowed the council to look over the new updates thoroughly before approving them.
What was originally reported as a possible two-alarm structure fire at a local nursing home turned out to just be smoke from a faulty furnace, but it did lead the facility to evacuate residents as a precaution.