Cuba News

Osage announce casino plan, but it’s not for Cuba

    The Osage Nation officially announced last week that it has purchased land for a major casino project in Missouri, but it won’t be located in or near Cuba. According to an Osage press release issued on October 29, the Nation is moving forward with plans for a casino at Lake of the Ozarks.

School may partner with sheriff for SROs

    The Cuba School District could soon be working with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) for its School Resource Officers (SRO) program. Superintendent Dr. Curt Graves recently met with Sheriff Darin Layman and the other county superintendents about the idea.

School board discussed substitute issues

    Like schools across the country, the Cuba School District is having trouble finding enough substitute teachers due to the pandemic. As the Board of Education learned last week, however, excessive staff absences are also contributing to the problem.

Four ordinances approved at council meeting

    The Cuba City Council approved four ordinances at its October 19 meeting. The measures addressed construction of a salt storage building, changes to the city’s pretreatment list, and a grant agreement for improvements to the municipal airport.