Cuba News

Nearly 270 run the rails along Route 66 - PHOTO GALLERY

    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.

Vaccinations begin for Cuba school teachers

    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.

Council agrees to raise police salaries

    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.

Board accepts superintendent’s resignation

    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.

New Cuba Summer School plan announced

    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.