Cuba High School senior Giorgia Medows can’t remember when she first learned to ride a horse, but she’ll never forget how riding got her into Texas Christian University (TCU). Medows will be riding for the Horned Frogs after recently signing a letter of intent to become part of the university’s equestrian team.
• Positions to be filled in Cuba, Bourbon, and county districts
The first election of 2020 is set to take place on April 7 and candidates who want to declare their intention to run for public office may do so from December 17 through January 21. Positions will be open on area city councils, school boards, fire boards, ambulance boards, and the Crawford County 911 Emergency Services Board.
Students from Holy Cross Catholic School visited the Cuba Recklein Memorial Library last week to help with decorating the Christmas tree. St. Nick also made a special appearance.
The annual Cuba Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade was held Saturday, starting at the Wagon Wheel and traveling down Historic Route 66 before turning onto Smith Street and ending at the Recklein Historic District, where Santa was on hand to greet children and hand out presents.
A raid conducted by members of the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group, Crawford County Sheriff’s Department, Cuba Police Department, and South Central Drug Task Force turned up drugs, cash, and two weapons at a Cuba residence on Sunday, Dec. 8. Two people were taken into custody.