In the June 2 Cuba municipal election, incumbent Alderman Warren Graddy and challenger Harold Halbert finished in a dead heat. The result has prompted a new election, which is scheduled for July 7.
Covenant Praise Church of God is stepping up to fill a hole in the community by providing boxed meals over the summer to families. The Children’s Food Program was originally created to replace the school district’s food program once the academic year ended but Activities Director Stephanie LeDoux hopes to keep it going long after the summer ends.
As of June 1, Cuba High School has opened its doors to student athletes for the all-teams summer strength and conditioning program. It will take place weekly Monday through Thursday and will be held on the track, weather permitting. All coaches and participants will be expected to follow social-distancing guidelines.
The woman who previously served as co-director for the Cuba Youth Volleyball Program has been charged with stealing more than $2,500 from the program. Jessica N. Brendel, 37, of Cuba, was charged on May 18 with class D felony stealing for incidents that took place between July 19, 2018 and April 9, 2019.
Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced that the state of Missouri was officially reopening on Tuesday, June 16, at 3 p.m. today and new Cuba Mayor Cody Leathers wasted no time in doing the same for the city. At 3:17 p.m., Leathers send out an email to city officials.