Cuba High School student and FFA member Hunter Happel (left) built a gear dryer for the Cuba Fire Protection District with the assistance of FFA Advisor Dale Riley and recently donated it to the district. The donation will save the district thousands of dollars and help crews get their gear back into service quicker. Lieutenant Brandon Plank (right) accepted the donation.
The historic Wagon Wheel Motel in Cuba is going to host a “Meet Your City Candidates” event on May 30. Those who attend should use social distancing.
A Cuba family is thankful for a well-timed $100,000 Scratchers win. Lisa Tindall uncovered the top prize on a Missouri Lottery “Power 5s” ticket her husband brought home.
On May 11, Peoples Bank made a $2,500 donation from its COVID-19 Charitable Fund to Crawford Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up with a challenge to the co-op to match it.
Cuba could have a new mayor after the June 2 election, which was originally scheduled for April before being rescheduled due to the ongoing pandemic. Current Ward 2 Alderman Cody Leathers is running against incumbent Mayor Ray Mortimeyer.