Last updateThu, 24 Apr 2014 2pm


Busted water valve causes big damage at Cuba Food Pantry

Freezing temperatures led to a broken water pipe at the Cuba Food Pantry last week, and the damages to the building and its contents were considerable. Food distribution was halted while volunteers spent the week cleaning up the mess and sorting through what goods could be salvaged.

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Superintendent gives school board update on new budget plans

School Superintendent Johnny Thompson gave the Cuba Board of Education an update on budget conditions last week as he prepares for the 2014-15 fiscal year that starts this summer.

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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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