Cuba News

Cuba council approves pool closure

    As expected, during its meeting on Tuesday, May 5, the Cuba City Council approved a recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Committee to not open the pool and cancel summer ball due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. All parks will also remain closed for the rest of the month, except Hood Park that is open for walking.

Seniors share thoughts on lost final year, future plans

    Graduations for seniors at Cuba and Bourbon high schools were originally scheduled for this month but have been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. When schools closed in March, the reality set in for seniors that their senior year was over, except for doing classwork at home.

Park board recommends no summer ball, pool

    During a special meeting held Monday afternoon at city hall, Cuba’s Park Board unanimously approved a recommendation that—given the state’s ongoing social distancing guidelines—the city not open the municipal pool or allow T-ball, softball, and baseball to be played in the city’s parks this summer. The city council is expected to give final approval to the measure on Tuesday.