Cuba News

Bike rider taken into custody when ‘sister’s ashes’ turn out to be drug items

Cuba police questioned a young man riding a bike while carrying another bike, and subsequently arrested him for possession of drugs and on suspicion of theft when his story didn’t quite add up.

School getting ready for Aug. 16 opening

    Staff at the Cuba School District are working feverishly to get everything ready for students to return to class next month. It’s basically been routine maintenance—waxing floors, painting, etc.—this summer, but work is about to begin on a major project.
    “The first week of August we will be recoating a major portion of the middle school roof,” said Superintendent Jon Earhart.

Bakery owner questions application of grease ordinance

The owner of Little Jack Horner’s bakery has expressed to the Cuba City Council her concerns about how the city’s grease management ordinance is being enforced. The mayor ensured her that the issues she raised would be investigated.

Cuba City Council Notes

The Cuba City Council met on Monday, July 2 for a regular meeting at City Hall. The following items of city business were discussed at that time:

• Shirley Carroll of the Cuba Optimist Club requested permission to use Hood Park for a Trail of Lights event during the Christmas holiday season. She asked that the city donate the use of electricity in the park for the Christmas lights on Friday and Saturday nights in the month of December. The council agreed to Carroll’s request for use of the park.