Cuba News

Cuba schools working hard to sanitize classrooms, buses

    Although the state of Missouri has had few confirmed cases of COVID-19—just one in St. Louis and one in Springfield as of Friday, March 13—that hasn’t stopped the Cuba School District from stepping up its effort to keep students and staff from contracting the virus. Superintendent Jon Earnhart let parents know what steps are being taken in a letter send home on March 10.

Out-of-town firm taking over Cuba License Office

    The Cuba License office has been locally operated since 2005, but that is coming to an end. After losing a bid in November and later an appeal, the Missouri Department of Revenue (DRR) has notified JKM Management, of Cuba, that its contract will be officially ending on March 12.

Former Tourism Commission member addresses council

    Connie Echols, a former member of the Cuba Tourism Commission who has been seeking an extensive list of public records from the city, addressed the Cuba City Council during its March 3 meeting to voice some of her concerns about the commission. She was told by Mayor Ray Mortimeyer the council would “look into it.”