Cuba News

Cuba historian/author pens book on infamous murders and lynching

    Cuba writer and historian Dennis Roedemeier, who has submitted numerous articles published in the Cuba Free Press and Steelville Star-Crawford Mirror over the past year or so recently penned a new short story that has been published as a book by Three Rivers Publishing. The book, which is also available on Amazon, has been turned into a serial story and will appear over the next six weeks in both newspapers, starting this week.

Bridgeman named Outstanding Educator of the Year

    On September 3, the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce presented Rodger Bridgeman with its Outstanding Educator of the Year Award. This award is designed to honor an educator who exemplifies creativity, enthusiasm, commitment, and development of a positive learning environment.

Cuba officer honored for DWI enforcement

    Cuba Police Department Corporal Michael Centuzi has been recognized for his efforts in taking impaired drivers off the streets. He made 30 driving while intoxicated/impaired drivers arrests in 2019.

Council approves two ordinances

    During its September 1 meeting, the Cuba City Council passed a pair of special ordinances. Both authorized the mayor to sign agreements on behalf of the city.

Mayor announces mask requirement for council meetings

    If you’re planning to attend a future meeting of the Cuba City Council, be prepared to wear a mask. During the September 1 meeting of the council, which was closed to the public due to coronavirus concerns, Mayor Cody Leathers announced that future meetings will require all attendees to wear masks and maintain social distancing until further notice.