Cuba News

School districts announce registration dates

    Administrators in the Cuba and Bourbon school districts recently announced important dates for students and parents as they prepare to open the 2021-22 school year. Both districts plan to begin enrollment the week of August 9.

Marijuana manufacturer seeks bond backing

    During its meeting on July 20, the Cuba Board of Aldermen swore in new Ward I Alderman Dave Honea and heard a request from the owners of a new medical marijuana facility to consider supporting an industrial revenue bond for the facility.

Weber receives scholarship

    Fischer & Frichtel Homes has announced that Lauren Weber, a graduate of Cuba High School, is the recipient of their 2021 Jacqueline A. Iffrig Scholarship.

New R-2 administrators getting quickly to work

    New Cuba Superintendent Dr. Curt Graves and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Scott Davidson won’t officially attend their first monthly meeting of the Board of Education until Tuesday, July 27, after nearly a month on the job. During that time, both have tried to tackle their new duties with enthusiasm.

Fair’s return a big success

    Not having a fair due to the pandemic apparently left a lot of area residents with a bit of an empty feeling in 2020, but they more than made up for it last week. Big crowds enjoyed the 74th Annual Crawford County Fair, which was held at Hood Park in Cuba July 13-17, thanks in part to some of the best weather the event has had in decades.