Cuba Free Will Baptist Church was once again the host site for the annual National Day of Prayer celebration, which took place on Thursday, May 2. Local officials, business and church leaders gathered at Free Will Baptist, along with members of the community and the Cuba High School Choir, for the opportunity to share in prayer time.
Are you aware of the growing addiction epidemic in our communities? Are you ready and willing to educate yourself and take a stand in the battle against addiction?
There will be a rally on May 18 at 2 p.m. at Hood Park, Cuba, Missouri. There is no cost to attend.
Attendance was up at this year’s 50s-themed Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, held at Recklein Auditorium on Friday, May 3. The Chamber recognized Crawford County R-2 Superintendent of Schools Jon Earnhart with the Man of the Year Award, while Annalee Williams of the Crawford County Library District Board of Directors received the Chamber’s Woman of the Year Award. Eight other awards were also doled out that evening.
The story for this project begins in Fall 2017. At that time, I partnered with Cuba Middle School and delivered a three-week “Ideas and Innovation Program” to the students and faculty of Cuba Middle School. Each week, I was allotted one hour on a Friday to present to the entire building. Fifth and sixth grade students would listen to the presentation for 25 minutes, and we would then have a five-minute break while the classes rotated to seventh and eighth graders for another 25 minutes.
Cuba High School 2019 Prom King and Queen are Austin Shockley and Olivia Schroyer!