Cuba News

New ladder truck arrives in Cuba

In January of 2021 the Cuba Fire Protection District set out on a journey to replace its aging aerial ladder truck with newer, more modern apparatus. After locating a truck and making a trip to check it out, the Board of Directors approved the purchase of what would become the district’s newest truck.

Law enforcement’s strong bond with Special Olympics Missouri continues at USA Games in Florida

By Diego Branda
Special Olympics Missouri marketing and communications intern
            The relationship between law enforcement and Special Olympics Missouri has an extensive history. Whether it be organizing a Law Enforcement Torch Run event or managing a Polar Plunge, law enforcement has built a lasting friendship with SOMO. Hundreds of officers from around the state volunteer to help at events annually, and some even coach and compete with the athletes.

Public Works issues, other items addressed by council

            During its second meeting in July the Cuba City Council addressed a wide range of Public Works issues involving the Electric and Street departments. Aldermen also discussed some Animal Control and Police Department issues.

City council meets with MPUA representatives

           Two representatives from the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA) attended the July 19 meeting of the Cuba City Council to discuss services and training the Alliance can offer the city.

Fentanyl found in drug raid

            Felony distribution charges have been filed against a Cuba man after law enforcement conducted a drug raid at his home and allegedly located several hundred capsules of fentanyl on his bed where he’d been counting them. He reportedly said he didn’t use the drug, and only had it to give to his girlfriend.