Cuba News

New CHS principals, AD hired

           During a special executive session meeting on March 23, the Cuba School Board approved the hiring of a new administrative staff for Cuba High School for the 2022-23 school year. The principal and assistant principal will be new to the district, but the athletic director position went to a current staff member and coach.

Cuba schools, CCSO moving forward with SRO program

           The Cuba School District and Crawford County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) are moving forward with a new School Resource Officer (SRO) program for the 2022-23 school year. During its meeting on March 22 the Cuba School Board approved a draft for a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the department to start the hiring process.

One person killed in Friday house fire

          One person was killed Friday in a house fire south of Cuba. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

More than 300 entered Running the Rails - PHOTO GALLERY

           A total of 310 people turned out Saturday morning for the annual Running the Rails on Route 66 four-mile fun run. Nearly 260 crossed the finish line and helped raise money to benefit local charities, although the final total is yet to be announced.

Mayor asks residents to help control cats, again

           It’s spring and Cuba residents know what that means—more feral cat problems!
            During the March 15 meeting of the Cuba City Council, Mayor Cody Leathers called on city residents to help control the cat population in the city. One of the things he stressed was for those who have pet cats to not feed them outside.