Cuba News

Eighth graders take walking tour of Cuba - PHOTO GALLERY

    In order to promote hometown pride and teach American History, the Cuba eighth grade took their third annual walking trip through Cuba.
    The first stop was a short visit to the 1908 jail. The students were able to see where a prisoner was incarcerated.  

Cuba Chamber doles out awards at annual banquet – PHOTO GALLERY

The 22nd Annual Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet was held at Recklein Auditorium on Friday, May 5, with a great attendance turning out for this year’s event. An extra table had to be brought in to accommodate the overflow crowd, with a Roaring Twenties dinner theme instilling lots of fun and excitement into the event. Many guests dressed for the occasion in appropriate 1920s-styled attire, and Charlie Chaplin could be seen milling about with the dinner guests.

Mayor ready to buckle down and go to work for another term

In April, Ray Mortimeyer was reelected mayor of Cuba for another two years, defeating Woodrow Martin by 21 votes. In an interview with the Cuba Free Press, Mortimeyer expressed his desire to get busy getting things done for the city during his next term.

City to seek reprieve on water testing requirements

A consultant who assists the city with its testing of wastewater at the sewage treatment plant has recommended that tests for five metals be halted because there is no evidence of their existence. If the Department of Natural Resources agrees with his assessment, it could save the city up to $12,000 per year in ongoing water analysis fees.