Cuba News

Black bear struck crossing Route 66 at westside city limits

A black bear was struck by a vehicle traveling on Route 66 and seriously injured near the Cuba city limits at Kinder Cemetery. The animal had to be destroyed by a Cuba police officer at the scene.

CPD arrests couple for drugs, gun

A Saint Clair couple stands charged with drug and gun crimes following a traffic stop in Cuba on May 24. Travis Lee Vonderbruegge, 29, and Shirley K. Walton, 25, have both been charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Vonderbruegge was also charged with class E felony unlawful use of a weapon because he had a firearm while also in possession of the drug.

Burglars arrested at Cuba home

Two Festus men have been charged with breaking into a storage shed at a Cuba residence on May 24, attempting to steal a generator and motorcycle wheels. As a result of the incident, James Edward Noack, 51, and Art Johnson, 53, stand charged with class D felony burglary in the second degree and class E felony possession of burglar’s tools in Crawford County.

Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center opens at new location

    Almost two years after a freak flood swept its building off its foundation, Lifeline Pregnancy Care Center welcomed the public to an open house in its new Cuba, Missouri, location on June 2, 2018