Wildcat Pride Night was held at the Cuba High School parking lot in the hours leading up the football kickoff between the Cuba Wildcats and visiting Houston Tigers last Friday evening. The pregame tailgate party offered fans and families a chance to socialize and get their game faces on before the home football opener for the varsity Cats.
What can the city do about derelict properties? That is the question and it keeps coming up.
The city of Cuba had two bids come in for tree trimming services along its utility lines, and because of the way the project was bid out this year, both contractors will get a piece of the action in clearing out the lines for improved electric service to customers.
Cuba High School’s football program had a bad first week of the new season, and that’s before even a single game snap was taken on the playing field. Allegations came forward of locker room hazing incidents carried out by members of the football squad, and those allegations were later confirmed to be true, based upon interviews of current football athletes and the coaching staff. School administrators handed down disciplinary punishment for three players believed to have participated or instigated bullying or other inappropriate behavior, and Head Coach Jake Montalbano resigned from his coaching position in advance of last Friday's season opener at Herculaneum.
Cuba Fest returns to the Historic Recklein District of Cuba in October. This will be the 58th year for the annual arts and crafts festival.