Cuba News

Cuba couple marks 72 years of marriage

Dorothy and Leo Willard of Cuba, Missouri celebrated 72 years of marriage on October 4, 2019.  Leo is a 94 year old veteran that served in both the Korean War and WWII.  He and his bride raised nine children.  He said his goal is to outlive his sister that died two weeks shy of her 105th birthday.  Dorothy is 86 years young and still going strong.  Hats off to a remarkable couple.

City preparing to chlorinate water system

The Cuba Water Department is making preparations to implement a temporary water chlorination program. Equipment is being purchased and installed that will allow the city to chlorinate its water system for a two-month period, following reports of bad water quality samples. City officials hope the chlorination will only be required for a short time.

Cuba Fest comes to Recklein Historic District on October 19-20

The 58th Annual Cuba Fest will take place on Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20. Cuba Fest is hosted by the Tri-C Club of Cuba, and it has something for everyone to enjoy. The fall arts and crafts festival takes place in the historic uptown part of Cuba that includes Recklein Auditorium, Recklein Memorial Library, Holy Cross School, and the Crawford County Museum.

Suspect arrested after mower, side-by-side stolen from Wayde's Equipment

An equipment thief from Hillsboro has been charged in Crawford County for allegedly stealing a zero-turn mower and side-by-side from Wayde’s Equipment in Cuba. John G. Idlet, 57, has also been implicated in other lawn mower thefts in Eureka and O’Fallon, Mo.