Cuba News

Filing for city, school, other offices closes Tuesday

    If you are considering running for city council or school, fire, ambulance or 911 boards, then you have until Tuesday to get your name on the ballot. Filing for the April 7 election officially ends at the close of business on January 21.

City receives good audit report

    The city of Cuba received its annual independent audit, which was conducted by Hochschild, Bloom and Company, of Washington, Mo., during its January 7 regular meeting. Auditors noted the city had reduced its debt during the 2018-19 fiscal year, while maintaining strong fund balances.

G-P closes Cuba manufacturing plant

    A door has closed at Cuba’s Georgia-Pacific plant—literally—but local officials are trying to open a window. On Monday, officials with Georgia-Pacific announced the permanent closing of the gypsum fire door core plant and local officials are already making plans for a career fair to help the 47 impacted workers.

Emergency mass notification system ready for Cuba residents

    The city of Cuba’s new mass notification system, which is designed to alert citizens in times of an emergency, is now fully active. After informing the Cuba City Council during its February 7 meeting that “AlertCuba” was ready to go live, Director of Emergency Management Rodney Neff put the system into action on Monday.