Cuba News

School board gets vaccine update

    During its monthly meeting on January 21, the Cuba School Board honored several individuals and principals handed out Student of the Quarter awards. A new student representative, sophomore Alex Moore, was also sworn in.

Cuba High School courtwarming set for Friday

CHS QUEEN AND KING CANDIDATES – Cuba High School is celebrating its western-themed “2021 Courtwarming Hoedown Showdown” this week with Take a Southern Siesta PJ day on Monday, Dress as Your Favorite Farm Animal day Tuesday, Partner in Crime (twin) day Wednesday, Cowboys vs. Aliens (choose your side and dress accordingly) day Thursday, and Home, Home on the Range Black and Gold Day Friday.

Public Works employees eligible for vaccinations

    The Board of Aldermen met in an open session on Tuesday, January 19, where City Clerk Christine Nash informed the board that public works would be the only city employees that are included in the first tier of Covid-19 vaccinations.

Ballot takes shape for April election

    Filing for city, school, and emergency services boards officially closed last week and the ballot is set for the April 6 election. Anyone wanting to run as a write-in candidate may file no later than March 26 at the Crawford County Clerk’s office in Steelville.

Man charged in Public Works burglary

    A Cuba man has been charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor for his alleged burglary and theft from the city of Cuba’s Public Works Department on January 2. The burglary took place while the city was experiencing a widespread power outage, and the Electric Department had the largest number of items taken, causing a delay in their work to restore power to the city, as employees had to take additional time to collect and reorganize needed tools.