Warren Graddy will remain an alderman in Cuba’s Ward 1. In a special election held Tuesday to break a tie from the June 2 municipal election, Graddy defeated Harold Halbert 57-53.
The show must go on for area youth livestock participants who would have taken part in this year’s Crawford County Fair, which would have been held this week but was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That livestock show will get underway Friday, followed by an auction on Saturday at Interstate Regional Stockyards in Cuba.
The Cuba Chamber of Commerce met in an open meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, July 1. The chamber discussed progress on the new medical marijuana facility opening up in the near future.
In the June 2 Cuba municipal election, incumbent Ward 1 Alderman Warren Graddy and challenger Harold Halbert finished in a dead heat. The result has prompted a new election, which is scheduled for next week.
The Cuba Board of Education honored four retirees and one board member for their service to the district during its meeting on Thursday, June 25. Updates on graduation and summer school were also presented.