A Cuba man stands charged with three felonies after an argument in his home escalated on July 29. Donald John Bridgeman, 58, faces charges for class D felony abuse of a child, class E felony third-degree domestic assault, and class E felony resisting arrest.
Could Cuba find itself becoming a manufacturing mecca for medical marijuana in Missouri? That entirely depends upon which companies get the required state licenses to grow, process, and dispense medical marijuana; but another sizable investment group has come forward, showing interest in building a grow operation here, and the city has agreed to a plan to provide acreage in the Barnett Science & Technology Park for their grow facility.
The 11th Annual Cuba Lions Club Car, Truck, and Vintage Camper Show will take place in Historic Uptown Cuba on Saturday, September 28. This year’s car show is sure to draw another big crowd for what has become one of the best displays of classic hot rods in our area.
The Crawford County R-2 Board of Education met on July 18 at the administrative board room to conduct the following business for the Cuba School District:
• The meeting was called to order by Board President Jason Mehl. Absent were members Dan Hewkin and Cheri Schuette.
• The meeting agenda was approved.
Costs for school lunches and milk are going up again this year at Cuba Schools. The Cuba School Board agreed to raise lunch prices by 10 cents and milk prices by 5 cents in order to stay in line with federal government guidelines.