After reporting seven new cases of COVID-19 in the previous two weeks, the Cuba School District had just one new case the week of October 2. The district also reported 49 people were in quarantine as of last Friday.
A dispute over $30 led to a physical fight where one man ended up in the hospital and the other charged with assault. Jake Biddlecomb, 26, of Cuba, faces the charge of class B felony of domestic assault in the first degree as a result of the incident.
The annual Running the Rails on Route 66 was canceled in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 24 and registration is now open.
The Cuba School District is hoping to brighten the holidays, both Thanksgiving and Christmas, by providing food baskets and presents to those in need. The deadlines for donations are in November.
The man who allegedly punched his girlfriend and two other women, then tried to get cops to shoot him, stands charged with four felonies as a result.
Robert Clarence Phillips, 53, of Cuba, has been charged with two counts class E felony assault in the third degree, one count class E felony domestic assault in the third degree, and one count class E felony resisting a lawful detention.