Cuba News

Two Cuba students to attend 2021 Missouri Agribusiness Academy

    The Missouri Department of Agriculture has announced that 30 high school sophomores, including two from Cuba, were selected to participate in the 2021 Missouri Agribusiness Academy.

Donation made to AALC

On behalf of the Geraldine and Norman Rubenstein Charitable Foundation, ExxonMobil, and a donation from Greg Portell and Jason Wallis in honor of Rudy Munro, Crawford County Foundation Treasurer Rachel Wallis Andreasson (left) recently presented a check for $9,000 to Teresa Switzer, director of All Aboard Learning Center. The combination of funds will go towards curriculum assessments, upgrades to technology, and a new fence for the playground.

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.