The Cuba School Board is scheduled to meet in regular session on Wednesday and the biggest item on its agenda is consideration of a four-day week beginning with the 2023-24 school year. A recommended motion to approve the change was included in the agenda.
By Travis Moore
The quaint little town of Cuba has become known for its murals along “The Mother Road,” Historic US Route 66. From Civil War battles to the Gold Star Boys, Cuba has grown accustomed to celebrating significant historical events. 2007 marked Cuba’s 150th birthday. 2021 saw the iconic Peoples Bank celebrate 150 years of business. In 2022, The Cuba United Methodist Church joins the Sesquicentennial Club.
Cuba Kiwanis member Renee White (left) is joined by a student at Cuba Schools to show off the September Book Buddy books recently donated to the school by the organization as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.
In its May 18, 1961 edition, the Cuba Free Press reported, “Interest and enthusiasm is mounting each day as the time draws nearer for Cuba’s first Arts and Crafts Show.” Six decades later, on Saturday and Sunday, the 60th Annual Cuba Fest will be held in the Recklein Historic District.
During its meeting on October 4, the Cuba City Council approve the mayor’s appointments of new members to the Parks and Recreation and Planning and Zoning boards.