Cuba News

Marquez crowned fair queen - PHOTO GALLERY

    Baylee Marquez, of Cuba, was crowned the 2021 Crawford County Fair queen following the talent competition and pageant held Wednesday evening at the fairgrounds in Hood Park. Sophie Case was first runner-up and the second runner-up was Addison Smith.

City planning $400,000 in road improvements

    The city of Cuba is planning to do about $400,000 in road improvements during its 2021-22 fiscal year, with the bulk of the work due to be completed this summer. Funds for the projects were included in this year’s budget, which was approved by the city council in late June and began on July 1.

Honea will be new Ward 1 alderman

    During the Cuba City Council meeting on July 6, Mayor Cody Leathers appointed Dave Honea to fill the Ward 1 vacancy left by the resignation of former Alderwoman Debbie Martin, who recently moved out of the ward.

Bourbon Quilting Guild Exhibit opens at local museum

By Lori Malcolm
    The Crawford County Historical Society Museum is pleased to announce a new quilt exhibit. The Bourbon Quilt Guild has a colorful and unique lineup of quilts on display now and like every quilt, there is a story behind the fabric.

Siebert takes over as CHS principal

    Cuba Middle School’s old assistant principal is now Cuba High School’s new principal. Myra Siebert officially took over as CHS principal on July 1, replacing Sam Callis who announced his resignation earlier this year.