Last updateWed, 16 Apr 2014 2pm


Manhunt leads to arrest of Cuba man near Vienna

A Cuba man was taken into custody by the Maries County Sheriff’s Department following a high-speed chase last Saturday night. The manhunt ended between 9:30 and 10 p.m. on Sunday, with the arrest of Jeffery Lloyd Eaton, 45, of Cuba.

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Viva Cuba to paint Route 66 logos this spring

Always looking to make Cuba a better place in which to live, the nonprofit beautification organization Viva Cuba has a new project planned for the spring of 2014 that will further capitalize on the town’s Route 66 history.

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Incumbents are the only candidates so far in city election

Those wishing to seek an elected position in the municipal races next April have until Tuesday, Jan. 21 to file their paperwork as candidates. As of this week, in the city races, only the incumbent candidates had filed.

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School board debates hiring of financial advisor

To hire or not to hire a financial advisor to assist with future budget matters. That is the question the Cuba School Board is faced with, and the answer to it hasn’t been arrived at yet. 

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Cuba family injured, one seriously, in I-44 crash

Two current students at Cuba High School were injured, one of them seriously, when the SUV they were riding in struck two tractor-trailers on the interstate during Sunday’s snowstorm.

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2013: Top Stories in Review

Editor’s Note: We ring in the new year at the Cuba Free Press this week by looking back at the old one and the headlines that topped our newspaper each week. It has been an eventful year in Cuba—some of the news has been good, some of it bad. We take this time to say thank you to the businesses and readers who have continued to lend us their trust and support in 2013, and we look forward to bringing you the best in local news coverage in 2014. Please enjoy this year-end review of the stories that made headlines in our town this past year.

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