Cuba News

County clerk objects to mayor’s absentee ballot information

    In some of his campaign literature, Cuba Mayor Ray Mortimeyer thought he was providing a good idea to local voters who might fear heading to the polls for the now rescheduled city election due to the coronavirus, but his suggestion people vote absentee to avoid crowds at the polls didn’t sit well with Crawford County Clerk John Martin.

School board hears budget, insurance updates

    The Cuba Board of Education received updates on the current school budget and health insurance during its latest meeting, which was held on March 17. The board also approved the hiring of a new high school principal and certified staff for the 2020-21 school year.

Cuba schools staff gets high marks for coronavirus response

    Cuba Schools Superintendent Jon Earnhart had nothing but praise for his entire staff and all they accomplished leading up to last week’s closure of the R-2 campus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Still hoping to return to classes on April 6, he shared his plan to get the buildings and buses sanitized with the school board during its March 17 meeting.