Cuba News

Viva Cuba plants 38 trees along Highway 19

    Viva Cuba has completed the first phase of its project to replace trees that had died or were damaged along Highway 19 in Cuba north of the railroad underpass. After planting 38 trees in December, the group hopes to finish the project later this year.

CMS students honored by principal

Several students at Cuba Middle School were chosen as Principal’s Pride students recently. Pictured with Mrs. Siebert and Mrs. Shoemaker are Hallie Turnbough, Nathan Gilmore, Braden Gipson, Chase Schmelz, Natalie Barron, Cheyenne Heitgerd, Ashlynn Hunter, Tori Hawkins, Michael Highley, Jarrod Bright, Shaley Downing, Landin Spurgeon, Kolbi Poynter and Wyatt McMillian. Not pictured: Jasey Greenwalt and Marissa Chepley.

Two Cuba marijuana growers approved

    On December 26, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the winning applicants for medical marijuana growing facilities to be established in the state. A total of 60 winners—including two in Cuba—were selected from approximately 500 that applied.