Cuba News

CHS Project Graduation seeking donations

    The group that is organizing this year’s Project Graduation celebration for Cuba High School is seeking donations from the public to help fund the event.
    Keli Mulkey submitted a fundraising request letter to the Cuba Free Press last week and asked that it be shared with the public.

CPD might receive new computers soon

    The Cuba Police Department could soon have new computers. Following an initial discussion on a proposal to purchase new computers earlier this month, the Cuba City Council met in special session last week to review the idea. This week, the council was to take up the issue again and possibly make a final decision.

Graves will be new Cuba superintendent

    Current Assistant Superintendent Dr. Curt Graves officially resigned that position during the April 13 meeting of the Cuba School Board, but he’s not leaving the district any time soon. His move is going to be a short one, into the adjacent office currently occupied by Superintendent Jon Earnhart, who will be leaving for another job in Festus, Mo., at the end of June.

CHS artists earn awards at GVC show

    The Gasconade Valley Conference Art Show featuring artwork created by students from six area high schools is on display in Steelville at Gallery Zeke through April 24. Among the featured work are 10 pieces that earned awards for Cuba High School students.

Election winners sworn in during council meeting

    The Cuba City Council swore in three incumbent members following last week’s election at its meeting on Thursday, April 8. Aldermen Sam Black and Jeff Bouse, and Alderwoman Debbie Martin each managed to secure their spot on the city council. Stephen Paulus was sworn in as Cuba Municipal Judge. The council also voted to reelect Black as mayor pro tem.