Last updateSat, 20 Dec 2014 5pm


Cuba man arrested for theft of trailer, scrap metal

A Cuba man was taken into police custody on suspicion that he stole sheets of tin valued at about $120 and a trailer worth $1,800. Curtis A. Stovall, age 36, of Cuba, was arrested for receiving stolen property, misdemeanor stealing, and trespassing in the first degree.

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School board starts search for next superintendent

The search for a new superintendent of schools in Cuba is ready to begin. Johnny Thompson, superintendent of Crawford County R-2 Schools, has already announced his intention to retire at the end of his current contract agreement, and so the time has come for the board of education to begin looking for his eventual replacement.

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Council agrees to go back to 5 p.m. start time for meetings

The city council is changing its start time for regular meetings. Again.


Winter Weather Awareness Day set for Nov. 19

The National Weather Service (NWS) along with the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS), City of Cuba Emergency Management Agency, Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), the Missouri Highway Patrol (MHP), and the State Fire Marshal, has designated November 19, 2014 as Winter Weather Awareness Day. Winter storms and cold temperatures can be extremely dangerous. We urge people to use this day to review the hazards and safety rules of winter weather so they are prepared for the upcoming winter season.


School district looking at replacing football scoreboard

The Cuba school district is looking at replacing its aging scoreboard at the football field in time for the start of the 2015 football season.

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City could be looking huge costs for setting new local sewage limits

It’s a good time to learn about local limits, because they’re going to cost the city of Cuba about $120,000 to develop.

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