Cuba News

New principal getting ready for school year

New Cuba High School Principal Kari Nolting has settled into her office and is going to be busy over the next few weeks meeting her staff and preparing for the return of students on August 22. She started work on June 27, the final week of summer school, in order to meet some of her teachers.

Cuba woman claims pageant title

            Cuba High School graduate Sofia Kelly, daughter of John and Tabi Woodson, has earned the prestigious title of the 2022 National American Miss Missouri at the state pageant held July 10 in Branson.

Officials pleased with fair

            Despite some issues with an electrical problem that twice led to minor fires and an evacuation of the cattle barn, the Crawford County Fair Board is pleased with how the 75th annual event went last week at Hood Park in Cuba. Overall attendance was at or near last year’s level when a record-sized crowd returned after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Repeat offender allegedly assaults juvenile at the fair

            The Cuba man charged just a few weeks ago with five felonies after reportedly assaulting another man at a Steelville river access area and threatening the victim with a firearm was at the Crawford County Fair last week where he allegedly assaulted another person.