Cuba News

Confirmation celebrated at First Presbyterian Church of Cuba

    Three teenagers from First Presbyterian Church of Cuba celebrated Confirmation on December 12, 2021. IsaBella Silva, Shannon Black, and Jaspar Silva completed a 12-week program called, Big God, Big Questions.

Crawford County Historical Society Museum Year closed until spring

By Lori Malcolm
    As 2021 comes to an end, the Crawford County Historical Society Museum would like to wish the families of Cuba a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. The museum had a busy year with new exhibits and local history projects.

School to continue planning for SROs with city, county

    The Cuba School Board has given permission to its administrators to continue planning for a new partnership with both the city of Cuba and Crawford County Sheriff’s Office to provide school resource officers (SROs) for the 2022-23 school year. During its meeting on December 16, the board also heard a report from members of the FFA and approved a feasibility study to look at new bathrooms for the Middle School.

Cuba incumbents all file for reelection

    All the incumbent office holders representing the city of Cuba have filed to be on the ballot in the upcoming April election. Anyone wanting to run for a range of public offices to be decided in the spring have until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 28, to get their name on the ballot.

School board updates COVID policy

    During its meeting on December 16, the Cuba School Board officially updated the district’s Continuity of Services Plan to update its response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The most recent changes were made following recommendations from the Missouri Department of Secondary Education (DESE) and Missouri School Boards Association (MSBA).