Cuba News

Satterfield officiates commission of son

Army Brig. Gen. Shawn Satterfield of Cuba, Missouri, officiates son’s commission into the U.S. Army.

Cuba fireworks will be July 3

The city of Cuba is planning to have its tradition Independence Day fireworks display at Hood Park again this year at Hood Park. The action is slated to begin at dusk on Sunday, July 3.

The city recently reminded citizen residents of the rules for setting off fireworks within the city as follows: It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge, fire, or set off any fireworks within the City of Cuba, Missouri unless discharged by a licensed pyrotechnician at a public display authorized by the board of aldermen of the City of Cuba, MO, except for on the Third, Fourth, and Fifth of July from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.


Cuba council approves $20 million budget

During a special meeting before their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 21, Cuba alderman gave initial approved to a $20.6 million budget for the new fiscal year, which starts on July 1. The budget increased spending by more than $800,000 despite fiscal concerns made by the interim comptroller but the overall spending package included $2 million for an airport project that is largely being funded by a grant.

Single vehicle crash claims life of Cuba man

A Cuba man has died after a single vehicle crash on Interstate 44 on June 27.