Cuba Schools Superintendent Jon Earnhart delivered some painful news to the Board of Education during its monthly meeting on November 25 when he reported the district had to pay a $350,000 assessment to settle unpaid health insurance claims. And as bad as that was, the school’s health insurance situation is likely to get even worse.
Parents everywhere love to tell their teens that one day they are going to have step out into the real world and take responsibility for their lives. For about 100 students at Cuba High School, Riverways Federal Credit Union provided a taste of that upcoming freedom during a Reality Fair hosted in the CHS Commons on November 20.
During its November 19 meeting, the Cuba City Council gave approval to spend $7,000 to upgrade the city’s security camera system. The upgrade should give police quicker access to videos recorded on city property that might catch illegal activity.
The old Midway Motel, along with an apartment building next door, will be demolished in February, provided the city and owner Walter Korte can finalize an agreement to get the condemned structures torn down. Korte addressed the council about the issue during a November 19 meeting at city hall.
There have been quite a few changes to the operation of the Cuba Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry over the past several months. The facility has a new location, a new manager, and new hours.