Cuba News

Chamber welcomes Grey Eagle to Cuba

    Members of the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce gathered at Grey Eagle Distributors last week to officially welcome the company to Cuba. Grey Eagle, which is headquartered in the St. Louis area and is Missouri’s largest Anheuser-Busch distributor, purchased Mullally Distributing in February.

Running the Rails set for March 20

    The annual Running the Rails on Route 66 is back on schedule for 2021. The race was delayed until late October last year due to the pandemic, but this year the event is back on its normal spring schedule and is set for March 20.

Utilities rate hikes are coming soon

    February’s severe winter weather could eat into the pocketbooks of the city of Cuba’s utility customers for the next two years, according to information released by the city. The city is facing a huge bill from its suppliers after electric rates spiked by as much as 1,600 percent, but payment for increased costs will be spread out over the next two years.

City agrees to widen road for school district

    Cuba City Council met on March 2 and approved a request presented by  Superintendent Jon Earnhart to widen Old Cuba Road, located behind the school. Earnhart had previously met with both Public Works Director Craig Bouse and Police Chief Doug Shelton to discuss solutions for the traffic backing up onto Highway 19 during drop off times.