Hiring police officers has become such a problem for the city of Cuba that it is considering buying out potential candidates contracts with other cities. That was the suggestion made by the chief of police at the October 18 Cuba City Council meeting, but action was delayed until next month.
Under the direction of Shannon Moore, the Cuba High School marching band entertained the crowd at Cuba Fest on Sunday afternoon.
It is now officially illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to be in possession of tobacco and vape products in the city of Cuba. The change was approved by the council during its October 18 meeting and brings the city into compliance with state law.
Those who took the trolley for the Kinder Cemetery tour on Sunday got to learn about several historic Cuba area residents—Jim and Betty Bottomley, J.F. Corman, Mary Elders, Percy Pascoe, and Henry Hayes.
The Cuba School District, along with most others in the state, will soon have to adopt new library policies in response to new state requirements. The Cuba School Board was scheduled to hear an update on the issue when it meets on Wednesday.