Cuba News

Ward 1 voters will head back to the polls on July 7

    In the June 2 Cuba municipal election, incumbent Alderman Warren Graddy and challenger Harold Halbert finished in a dead heat. The result has prompted a new election, which is scheduled for July 7.

Local church helping to feed students over the summer

    Covenant Praise Church of God is stepping up to fill a hole in the community by providing boxed meals over the summer to families. The Children’s Food Program was originally created to replace the school district’s food program once the academic year ended but Activities Director Stephanie LeDoux hopes to keep it going long after the summer ends.

CHS begins summer athletic training

    As of June 1, Cuba High School has opened its doors to student athletes for the all-teams summer strength and conditioning program. It will take place weekly Monday through Thursday and will be held on the track, weather permitting. All coaches and participants will be expected to follow social-distancing guidelines.

Former youth volleyball co-director charged with theft

    The woman who previously served as co-director for the Cuba Youth Volleyball Program has been charged with stealing more than $2,500 from the program. Jessica N. Brendel, 37, of Cuba, was charged on May 18 with class D felony stealing for incidents that took place between July 19, 2018 and April 9, 2019.