Country Bob’s under new ownership

    Country Bob’s Café and Catering is under new ownership after Travis and Alexis Holt purchased the business, and the couple hopes to continue the tradition of great country cooking in the restaurant. Travis has a history of working in the food business and hopes to take the skills he has learned to bring customers great food at a good price.

Simple steps to lower breast cancer risk

By Dr. Graham A. Colditz, Siteman Cancer Center
    For a disease as scary as breast cancer, one positive and very important message that deserves to be heard more often during Breast Cancer Awareness Month is that it’s a disease that can be prevented.

Protect yourself and loved ones from the flu

    With ongoing 90-degree temperatures, getting a flu shot is likely not on the radar of Missourians right now. But a Southern California public health system reported a flu-associated death of a four-year-old who had underlying health issues already last week. While seasonal flu viruses are detected year-round in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says flu activity typically begins to increase in October and peak between December and February. Activity can last as late as May.

Panhandling concerns discussed at city hall

Panhandlers looking for a dollar or two at the I-44 overpass aren’t new to Cuba, but Ward 2 Alderman Sam Black is worried about the growth of panhandling in town and fears that it could get worse now that it has been outlawed in Sullivan.

Fire chief speaks to Cuba Chamber members at monthly luncheon

Cuba Fire Chief Mike Plank of the Cuba Fire Protection District was the guest speaker at the October 2 meeting of the Cuba Chamber of Commerce, and he took the opportunity to come before the Chamber membership to talk about the volunteer fire department and what safety programs it can offer to businesses in the community. The Cuba Firehouse served as the host site for the monthly meeting of the Chamber, providing a sandwich lunch to its guests.