Cuba News

Enjoy some holiday lights and community spirit

By Lori Malcolm for Viva Cuba
    At dusk, there is something beautiful happening in Cuba. It's the twinkle of holiday lights that shimmer in the crisp winter air. Even though things are unusual this year, something remains clear—Cuba's resilient holiday spirit.

Trees arrive for Highway 19 planting project

    The second round of trees for Viva Cuba’s tree-planting project along Highway 19 in Cuba made it to town last week and many of them are already in the ground. Viva Cuba has received a total of $20,000 in grants from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) to fund the project.

Police station project moving forward

    Mayor Cody Leathers called a special meeting of the Cuba City Council on December 10 to have a roundtable discussion about necessary upgrades to the police station. The council voted unanimously to move forward with architectural firm Archer-Elgin’s proposed contract.

School district has 196 in quarantine

    After Cuba High School announced last week that all of its boys basketball games have been postponed through December 22, it shouldn’t have surprised anyone that the number of students and staff in quarantine within the school district took significant jump. That’s precisely what happened on Friday, when the district announced its quarantine numbers had more than doubled to nearly 200.