The Cuba Board of Education met on October 22 and Superintendent Jon Earnhart informed the board of an opportunity to receive rapid COVID-19 antigen tests through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
The Cuba Board of Alderman met with a representative from Justice Grown, the company which will be opening up a medical marijuana manufacturing operation in Barnett Industrial Park, during its meeting on October 22. The group has seen some internal changes since the initial meeting earlier this year and wanted to keep the council up to date on the operation. They were also interested in transferring their license from Dittmer, Mo., to Cuba.
By Lori Malcolm for Viva Cuba
Cuba brings its history to life with art. The town's murals attract visitors from around the world. It all started with an idea and a local artist. Somewhat of a hometown celebrity, Shelly Smith Steiger has been painting around town for over two decades. In fact, she is not only an artist and painter, but also a welder, mother, wife, friend, teacher, student, athlete, and lover of animals and nature.
Cuba School District Superintendent Jon Earnhart announced Thursday afternoon that a student at the Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19. The student, who did not ride the bus this week, has been quarantined along with 11 others and two staff members who have potentially been exposed to the virus.
Assault charges have been filed against a Cuba man who allegedly punched a woman in the face and bit her arm after nearly backing his vehicle into her father.