Board approves budget for 2020-21 school year

    The St. James Board of Education approved the district’s fiscal 2020-21 budget during a meeting on Thursday, June 25. Superintendent Dr. Merlyn Johnson reported the budget allows the district to maintain its current programs, but it will have a deficit.

COVID screening for veterans coming to Rolla Lions Club

    Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are teaming up to provide mobile COVID-19 screening and testing services coming to the Rolla Lions Club in Rolla on Thursday, July 14. Veterans currently enrolled, or those who qualify for enrollment, will be tested at the clinic.

School board approves 2020-21 budget

    The Cuba School Board met on Thursday, June 25, to finalize the budget for the 2020-21 school year. Superintendent Jon Earnhart gave updates on how revenues may be affected due to the shut-downs and how the CARES Act money will be distributed.

Wife of alleged child molester also charged

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains crime details that some people may find offensive.
    The wife of a Cuba man charged with 19 counts of felony sex crimes against a child has been charged with felony endangerment to the child for her connection to the incidents.