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.
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.
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.
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.
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.