The Cuba Chamber of Commerce presented its annual awards on August 20 at Frisco’s Pub and Grill. The awards were originally scheduled to take place earlier this year but had to be postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
JG Missouri, which plans to open a medical marijuana manufacturing facility in the Barnett Technology Park along Highway DD in Cuba, had its three infused product licenses rolled into one by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) last week following a compliance review. The company has yet to begin any local construction.
Citizens came forward with several concerns about Green Farms’ operations in the industrial park near their residence during Cuba’s city council meeting on August 18. Cuba resident Gary Branson and several of his neighbors wanted to bring the council’s attention to issues such as bright lights shining into bedrooms and noises from the industrial fans.
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) has awarded $100,000 to nine agencies in its second round of monthly COVID-19 Regional Recovery Grants. One of those grants went to a nonprofit facility in Cuba.
Cuba Mayor Cody Leathers announced Tuesday that next week’s city council meeting will be closed to the public due to the recent increase in local coronavirus cases. The city had closed meetings earlier this year when the pandemic began, but later reopened them.