Cuba Free Press employees Tammy Spurgeon (left) and Joy Brandenburger show off the hundreds of cans of food subscribers brought in for the Cuba Food Pantry during a special canned food subscription special in November and December. The food will help local individuals in need during the coming year.
Filing for the April 2020 election officially opened on December 17 and will continue through January 21. As of Monday morning, numerous candidates have filed to run for office, but few contested races have developed.
Updated with corrected date for Tutterow event
On Monday, January 6, the Crawford County Library District officially opened “Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces,” an exhibit from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, at Recklein Auditorium in Cuba. The traveling exhibit runs through February 7.
If all goes as planned, Cuba city residents can begin enjoying non-chlorinated water again soon. Some new equipment that could prevent future bad drinking water tests is expected to be installed soon.
Viva Cuba has completed the first phase of its project to replace trees that had died or were damaged along Highway 19 in Cuba north of the railroad underpass. After planting 38 trees in December, the group hopes to finish the project later this year.