Cuba News

Grant will help school district purchase vision screener

           The Community Foundation of the Ozarks and the Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation presented a grant for $5,000 to the Crawford County R-II School District. The grant will be used to purchase a vision screener for the school in Cuba.

Local veteran groups honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day - PHOTO GALLERY

            Members of the local American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts gathered at the memorial park in Kinder Cemetery on May 30 to conduct their annual Memorial Day service to honor America’s fallen service members. Two local veterans addressed the crowd gathered to witness the ceremony.

Union man killed in wreck near Cuba

            A man from Union was killed and two others from Eureka were seriously injured June 1 when their vehicles collided on Route DD just west of Cuba.

Running the Rails committee makes band donation

The Running the Rails on Route 66 race committee recently presented a donation to the Cuba High School band in honor of its performance at this year’s event. Committee members Genifer Cape (left) and Rachel Mehl (right) presented a $500 check to Band Director Shannon Moore.

CMS student earns lifesaving award

          A student at Cuba Middle School was recently honored for his quick action in saving another student who was choking.