With social media and smartphones becoming increasingly embedded in our everyday lives, the Crawford County R-2 Board of Education has looked at using a “one-stop shop” to handle the entire school district’s social media connections. At meetings in December and January, the board debated the value and cost of having a mobile app designed specifically for the R-2 District’s growing communication needs, but the board agreed the product was too expensive to justify purchasing at the present time.
A St. James man caught naked in a Cuba woman’s bed was later arrested after police discovered he was driving a stolen vehicle. He now faces charges in Crawford County for class D felony receiving stolen property.
Burglary charges have been filed against a Cuba man for breaking into two local businesses on December 19, 2018. Cory Nathan Laney, 34, stands charged with two counts of class D felony second-degree burglary, class E felony first-degree property damage, and class A misdemeanor stealing as a result of the incidents.
A citizen’s complaint about smoke coming from a neighbor’s outdoor furnace was heard and then dismissed by the Cuba City Council, after the couple accused of the violation presented their side of the story.
This week, the Cuba City Council authorized a plan to transport a retired C-12 Huron airplane from North Carolina to Cuba, where it will be put on permanent display at the municipal airport. Transportation costs are estimated at nearly $15,000, being paid out of the Tourism Committee budget and with more than a third of the expenses already covered through private donations.