Cuba News

CHS moving back to seven-hour class schedule

    Despite some inclement weather on January 23, the Cuba School Board held its regular monthly meeting with a few changes to the agenda. Board recognition for bus drivers and Students of the Quarter was postponed until February.

School board approves NARCAN policy

    After a discussion was tabled last month, the Cuba School Board has unanimously approved a new NARCAN policy designed to give more district personnel the ability to administer the life-saving drug in the event of an opioid overdose. The approval came at the January 23 board meeting after a recommended policy change from Missouri Consultants for Education, the district’s policy writer.

Flooding concerns, Georgia Pacific update heard by council

    Citizens participation dominated the discussion at the January 21 meeting of the Cuba City Council. People came forward to address the mayor and aldermen about flooding issues, medical marijuana, a problem with the local license bureau, a new Cuba app, and to provide an update about efforts to help Georgia-Pacific employees.

CHS courtwarming activities planned for next week

    Cuba High School’s annual courtwarming basketball games and coronation ceremony are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 7, when the Wildcats host the Newburg Wolves. Activities at the high school are planned throughout the week.

Snow removal complaints raised by alderman

    Some Cuba residents were apparently not happy with the city’s latest snow-removal efforts, which led one alderman to propose changing how street department workers are called out during wintry weather. As it turned out, however, his proposal is already standard policy.