Cuba News

Honea will be new Ward 1 alderman

    During the Cuba City Council meeting on July 6, Mayor Cody Leathers appointed Dave Honea to fill the Ward 1 vacancy left by the resignation of former Alderwoman Debbie Martin, who recently moved out of the ward.

Bourbon Quilting Guild Exhibit opens at local museum

By Lori Malcolm
    The Crawford County Historical Society Museum is pleased to announce a new quilt exhibit. The Bourbon Quilt Guild has a colorful and unique lineup of quilts on display now and like every quilt, there is a story behind the fabric.

Siebert takes over as CHS principal

    Cuba Middle School’s old assistant principal is now Cuba High School’s new principal. Myra Siebert officially took over as CHS principal on July 1, replacing Sam Callis who announced his resignation earlier this year.

City budgets funds for state audit

    The 2021-22 budget for the city of Cuba, which was approved by the city council at the end of June, contains an unusually large amount for auditing—$95,000. That is much higher than the cost for the standard annual audit that is required by law but had to be increased after the city was notified in May the city will soon be audited by the state.

Major improvements are planned in 2020-21 budget

    While the Cuba City Council couldn’t find funds for a major renovation of city hall or a new police station for the 2021-22 fiscal year budget, aldermen included funding for more than $2 million in major infrastructure and equipment purchases. Those investments, however, don’t include other routine items, such as new asphalt for city streets that are in every annual budget.