Unwanted bats to be evicted from Recklein Auditorium

There are bats in the belfry at Recklein Auditorium – or above the ceiling, anyway.

Cuba City Clerk Christine Nash informed city councilmen at a meeting this week that bats had infested the auditorium building, after a complaint was lodged at City Hall about bats flying around inside Recklein when it was rented out for an event.

Council agrees to commit $1,000 for residential culvert work promised in 2005

The Cuba City Council will contribute $1,000 toward a street project on Prospect Avenue, but that’s all that the city will do. Acting upon a Street Committee recommendation and honoring a commitment made by a previous council in 2005, the council agreed to contribute up to $1,000 in reimbursement funds for culvert pipe that was promised to Doug Rutz nearly 15 years ago.

Couple finds themselves caught up in Amazon phone scam

When you get a random phone call from someone you don’t know, talking about something you know nothing about and asking for your personal information, it’s almost sure to be a scam. Henry and Patsy Copling found out the hard way.

MDC says quail and pheasant numbers steady despite rough start

With quail and pheasant-hunting season starting Nov. 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) advises hunters that quail and pheasant production appears better than expected despite harsh conditions last winter and flooding this spring.

Gardeners present donation to FFA

The Gardeners of the Forest City presented the St. James FFA a donation of $500 for their assistance in caring for the downtown planters. Taking part in the presentation were (front row, from left) Christy Kochis, Samie Chitwood, (back row) Treva Ives, Allana Chitwood, Charity Satterfield, Cheyenne Watson, Carol Molchan, Fred Mussig, Deborah Schuetz, Kathryn Amsinger, Helen Welch, Marge Huffman, and Maxine King.

VFW Post awarded All American Post

    The St. James VFW Post 5608 has been recognized as an All-American Post, having raised its membership by 125 percent and having members participate in VFW programs. Post Commander Nathan Howard said this is the first time the post has received the recognition and it is a testament to how active members are.