Cuba News

Knights make scholarship presentations to area college students

Cuba Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary members presented a series of college scholarships to area students at a meeting at the Knights of Columbus Hall held on Wednesday, August 1. The academic scholarships for graduates of Bourbon, Cuba, and Steelville high schools had been previously announced, but the checks were not awarded to the student recipients until this week.

Cuba Knights announce new officers

The Cuba Knight of Columbus recently elected new officers. They are (below, from left) Eugene Pfeiffer, Paul Wilkerson, Tim Robinson, Mathew Campbell, Ron Lee, Ed Shoemaker, Ron Declue, Lou Hagene, Paul Crow, Rockie Radcliff, Dennis Greves, Alan Collins, Earl Horsefield, Michael Retowski, Mike Bopp and Louis Raineri, (bottom) Sarah Robinson, Tina Mason, Kathy Hutchcraft, Veronica Hagene, Julie Crow, Chris Campbell, Vicky Dunakey and Louis Raineri.

Lackner celebrates 90th birthday

Catherine Steffen Lackner (front left) of Cuba celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends at the Wallace House July 15.  She is pictured with her brothers Gene (left), Louis and Tom Menz and her sister, Mary Ann McPherson. She will turn 90 on August 22. Also attending were her four daughters, Charlene Goodpasture, Carolyn Gibson, Christy Spinella and Connie Warden, and son, Charles Steffen, along with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Cuba man accused of breaking into Walmart display case, using cologne

A Cuba man has been charged with two felony crimes and two misdemeanors, after allegedly breaking into a Walmart display case and spraying himself with men’s cologne.