Cuba native has photo on new postage stamp

    A man who grew up in Cuba recently had one of his photographs chosen to appear on a new series of Winter Scenes stamps by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).

Missouri Bicentennial Quilt will be at Recklein Memorial Library in Cuba January 28-31

    Since the pioneer days of the American Midwest, quilts have been a cornerstone of Missouri culture, fashion and tradition. In honor of our Missouri’s 200 years of statehood, the State Historical Society of Missouri and Missouri Star Quilt Company, in partnership with the Missouri State Quilters Guild, teamed up to create the Missouri Bicentennial Quilt. Using one quilt block for each and every Missouri county and the independent City of St. Louis, the quilt reflects the unique characteristics of Missouri culture, region and style.

Candidate filing closes Tuesday

    Area residents who want to run for city councils, school boards, and emergency services boards have until Tuesday to get their name on the April 6 ballot. Filing for a wide range of elected positions began on December 15.

Steps taken to avoid more power problems

    The Cuba City Council held its first meeting of the new year on Thursday, January 7, where Mayor Cody Leathers said thank you again to all those involved getting the electric back online after a New Year’s Day ice storm took out a transformer, knocking out power for 48 hours in parts of the city.

Library and CHS team up to expand ebooks access

    As educators seek more creative ways to support students’ learning, a key resource for schools is the local public library. Now, Crawford County Library District and Cuba High School have formed an innovative new partnership to increase students’ access to ebooks and digital audiobooks by combining the library’s and school’s digital reading resources in one app.