Cuba News

Graves will be new Cuba superintendent

    Current Assistant Superintendent Dr. Curt Graves officially resigned that position during the April 13 meeting of the Cuba School Board, but he’s not leaving the district any time soon. His move is going to be a short one, into the adjacent office currently occupied by Superintendent Jon Earnhart, who will be leaving for another job in Festus, Mo., at the end of June.

CHS artists earn awards at GVC show

    The Gasconade Valley Conference Art Show featuring artwork created by students from six area high schools is on display in Steelville at Gallery Zeke through April 24. Among the featured work are 10 pieces that earned awards for Cuba High School students.

Election winners sworn in during council meeting

    The Cuba City Council swore in three incumbent members following last week’s election at its meeting on Thursday, April 8. Aldermen Sam Black and Jeff Bouse, and Alderwoman Debbie Martin each managed to secure their spot on the city council. Stephen Paulus was sworn in as Cuba Municipal Judge. The council also voted to reelect Black as mayor pro tem.

Firefighters battle two house fires in two days

    The Cuba Fire Protection District responded to two major house fires last week in less than 24 hours. Both required assistance from several nearby districts.

Nearly 700 kids enjoy Cuba Easter egg hunt - PHOTO GALLERY

Covenant Praise Church of God, in conjunction with the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce, VFW Post 7147, VFW Auxiliary, DAV, Head Start, Cuba Police, Cuba Fire Protection District, Cuba Ball Program, CHS Art Club, and donations from Casey’s, Taylor Sign and Tint, Cuba Mobil On the Run and Lowe’s Landscaping and Supply held an Easter egg hunt at the Cuba Sports Complex on Saturday for nearly 700 children.