Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham.
A grand total of $32,500 in grant awards was dished out at the Impact 100 Crawford County Third Annual Event held at Recklein Auditorium last week. Six different area nonprofit organizations received financial grant assistance from Impact 100 that will help them to pursue projects that will benefit the entire community.
The 29th Annual Viva Cuba Chili Cook-off at this year’s Cuba Fest fall festival will determine who can manufacture the best chili recipe from scratch. Calling upon seven of Cuba’s leading manufacturing businesses to produce the best-tasting chili, Viva Cuba will hold its yearly contest at the intersection of North Smith Street and School Avenue as part of the Cuba Fest activities scheduled on Saturday, October 19.
A homeless man in Cuba stands charged with drug possession after being found asleep in a car wash.
At a meeting held at the Cuba Senior Center last week, veterans got valuable information about the free burial benefits that are available to them at the Fort Leonard Wood State Veterans Cemetery.