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.
Cuba High School and Bourbon High School are both planning senior parades to honor their 2020 graduates. The CHS parade is set for Thursday, May 14, while the BHS parade will be held on Sunday, May 17.
A nine-year-old Cuba girl took a little time away from homebound studies to offer thanks to her local first responders recently. Her work even garnered a little national attention.
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.
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.