Cuba News

Candidate filing closes Tuesday

    Area residents who want to run for city councils, school boards, and emergency services boards have until Tuesday to get their name on the April 6 ballot. Filing for a wide range of elected positions began on December 15.

Steps taken to avoid more power problems

    The Cuba City Council held its first meeting of the new year on Thursday, January 7, where Mayor Cody Leathers said thank you again to all those involved getting the electric back online after a New Year’s Day ice storm took out a transformer, knocking out power for 48 hours in parts of the city.

Library and CHS team up to expand ebooks access

    As educators seek more creative ways to support students’ learning, a key resource for schools is the local public library. Now, Crawford County Library District and Cuba High School have formed an innovative new partnership to increase students’ access to ebooks and digital audiobooks by combining the library’s and school’s digital reading resources in one app.

Domestic assault charges filed against Cuba man

    Ongoing domestic disputes between a Cuba couple led to felony charges filed against the man after a December 22 incident. Brandon Dale Evans, 29, of Cuba, has been charged with class E felony domestic assault in the third degree for his part in the issues.

Local board member completes training

    Sean Siebert, a member of the Crawford Co. R-II Board of Education, participated in Essential New Board Member Certification training sponsored by the Missouri School Boards' Association. The 18.5 hours of training required of new board members in their first year of service was completed on line due to the COVID-19 restrictions.