Cuba News

Animal adoption fee going up, dog tags going away

    People wanting to adopt an animal in Cuba may soon have to pay more but, if they live in the city limits, they may be able to save money once they adopt a new pet.
    During its January 4 meeting, the Cuba City Council heard a request from the Animal Control Committee to increase the city’s adoption fee and abolish annual animal tags. Both changes will have to be made with a change to existing city ordinances.

Kiwanis Club sponsors December books

Nora Mosley is joined by Cuba Elementary School students to show off the December Book Buddy books the Cuba Kiwanis Club recently donated to the school library as part of Three Rivers Publishing’s Newspapers In Education program.

April ballot takes shape

    Between the Cuba and Bourbon city councils and school boards, there will be only one race on the April 5 ballot. Filing for the election officially closed on December 28.

YEAR IN REVIEW: Utilities, new administrators, honors topped 2021 news

    There was plenty of good and bad news gracing the front page of the Cuba Free Press throughout 2021 as local residents faced increase utilities costs due to Mother Nature and elected officials and new administrators were hired to lead the Cuba School District. Several residents were honored for their achievements, two big lawsuits moved forward against a pair of cities, and a baseball team did something it hadn’t done since 2014.

Council receives five-year emergency improvement plan

    During its December 14 meeting, the Cuba City Council was presented a Five Year Emergency Management and Interoperable Communications Plan by Emergency Operations Director Rodney Neff. No action was taken on the proposal.