Cuba News

New Cuba Summer School plan announced

    The Cuba School District is completely changing its summer school curriculum this year. Classes, which are free to all, will be held May 26 through June 29 with classes being held from 8 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Memorial Day.

City discusses meter reading system access

    During a special meeting held March 9, the Cuba City Council discussed expanding access to the city’s automatic utility billing system, but took no immediate action. Aldermen also learned that the city’s current electric supervisor will be leaving at the end of April.

Council hears reports, sells surplus property

    During its March 2 meeting, the Cuba City Council heard reports from several department heads and accepted several bids for the sale of surplus property. Aldermen also discussed net metering for solar power users, approved a liquor license, and approved wages for summer lifeguards.

Easter events planned

    Residents in Cuba are welcome to bring their children to an Easter egg hunt on April 3, while a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny is being planned in Bourbon on March 27.

City completing airport work, planning for more

    The city of Cuba is about to wrap up a major tree-clearing project at Mosby Field, the municipal airport, but plans are already being made to complete more improvements. All the work is being funded with state grant money that covers 90 percent of the cost.