Cuba News

School Board expected to amend COVID policy

    When the Cuba School Board meets on Thursday evening members will consider changes to the district’s CCR2 Continuity of Service Plan that outlines what COVID-19 mitigation steps it has in place. The anticipated moves will be made in part due to a recent court ruling, but also because of a reduction of cases within the district.

Cuba man faces domestic assault charges

    A Cuba man faces domestic assault charges in three cases spanning a year’s time. Richard Dean Lowery, born in 1989, has been charged with the felonies for cases in November of 2020 and 2021, in addition to January of 2021.

Cuba students score above state MAP test average

    Due to the pandemic, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education isn’t using 2021 Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) scores in determining schools’ accreditation and performance this year, but that’s not keeping administrators in the Cuba School District from celebrating. In a year when student MAP testing performance was down across the board, Cuba students showed strong signs of improvement.

Man charged with statutory rape

    A young Leasburg man faces charges for sex crimes against two different teenage girls, one under the age of 14 and the other under the age of 17. One incident allegedly took place during the summer months and the other in October.