A total of 269 participants enjoyed a cool, but sunny start for this year’s Running the Rails on Route 66 in Historic Uptown Cuba Saturday morning. The race began shortly after 9 a.m. along North Main Street and 237 people finished the four-mile event.
During its meeting on March 18, members of the Cuba School Board heard an update on widening the road leading to the high school parking lot and learned teachers and staff members were set to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.
The Cuba Board of Aldermen met on March 16 and voted to raise the starting salary for city police officers to $40,000 a year.
The Cuba School Board is officially looking for a new superintendent for the district after accepting Jon Earnhart’s resignation last week. Earnhart has accepted a new position in Festus, Mo.
The Cuba School District is completely changing its summer school curriculum this year. Classes, which are free to all, will be held May 26 through June 29 with classes being held from 8 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Memorial Day.