Unemployment rates increased in May across region

    Missouri non-farm payroll employment increased from April 2021 to May 2021, but the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by a tenth of a percentage point. The unemployment rates also increased slightly in both Crawford and Phelps counties.

Woman charged with assault after striking car with baseball bat

    A woman who allegedly hit another’s car with a baseball bat while an infant was inside stands charged with three felonies as a result of the May 30 incident.

House fire leads to felony charges

    Arson and burglary charges have been filed against a Cuba woman after she allegedly caused a fire in an abandoned residence on Wall Street.

County Fair set for July 13-17 in Cuba

    It’s almost fair time! After being canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the 74th Annual Crawford County Fair will be returning to Hood Park in Cuba July 13-17.

Several items are cut from final city budget

    The Board of Aldermen voted to finalize the budget for the upcoming fiscal year on Monday, June 28, as several projects were put on hold for the year.

Council moves to finish new budget

    The Cuba Board of Alderman met to wrap up the remaining items for the budget for this fiscal year on June 21, when they agreed on a $1 raise for all Public Works employees and a 1.3 percent cost-of-living raise for all Police Department employees.