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Cuba City Council Notes

The Cuba City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, May 15. The following items of city business were discussed at that time:

• Gordon Kitson addressed the council regarding a public Christmas tree lighting ceremony in December. The council voted to authorize another tree lighting ceremony outside Recklein Auditorium, and Kitson will get with the Cuba Chamber of Commerce to coordinate the event following this year’s Christmas Parade on Route 66.

Senior class commencement held at Cuba High School – PHOTO GALLERY

Graduating seniors at Cuba High School completed their secondary school education by accepting diplomas at a commencement ceremony held inside Mike Voigt Gymnasium on Saturday night. A total of 85 seniors walked across the stage that night, taking their diplomas in hand and celebrating the end of their high school careers. Many of them will now prepare for a post-secondary education, while others enter the military or the labor workforce.

Cuba photo essay book now on sale

    For a week in September 2016, the 68th Missouri Photo Workshop took Cuba, Missouri by storm. Besides the staff, it included 46 photographers from 15 U.S. states and 10 foreign countries. Participants were responsible for finding a topic, taking and editing photos, meeting with workshop staff for critiques, and creating a lasting series of photos that were exhibited to the public at the Cuba High School gym at the end of the week.