Cuba News

Council gets update on sewer, stormwater projects

            During its meeting on May 17, the Cuba City Council received updates on sewer lining and stormwater projects from Archer-Elgin Engineering, of Rolla. Alderman also approved recommendations from two committees and passed two ordinances.

School board hears SRO update

           The Cuba School District is expected to have a new School Resource Office (SRO) from the Cuba Police Department in place by the start of the 2022-23 school year, it was reported at last week’s meeting of the school board. Another SRO from the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) has already been hired.

School board still undecided on sports grant

            The Cuba School Board is still undecided on whether it will continue the process of trying to get a $250,000 grant that would pay for half the costs of doing a major renovation on the baseball and softball fields. A final decision is expected in June.

Ministerial Alliance hosts National Day of Prayer event

           The Cuba Ministerial Alliance hosted its annual gathering on May 5 for the 2022 National Day or Prayer at Cuba Free Will Baptist Church. Several local leaders offered prayers for the country.

Randell, Brown top CHS Class of 2022

            The final standings for the Cuba High School Class of 2022 were not officially determined until finals were completed late last week. When the tests were over, this year’s valedictorian was Nathaniel Randell and the salutatorian was Malayna Brown.