Much to be thankful for

By Larry Dablemont

We can’t help but be thankful that it was such a mild fall, but I refuse to be happy about the cold that has whacked us in November. But then, I am happy to see a good number of ducks arriving from up north as of yet. I can’t see how anyone would not be happy about that!

Four students selected to All-State Choir

           St. James had four students make the Missouri All-State Choir after auditioning on November 12. Lily Baker, Hunter Redburn, Ryan Braun and Abby McKee will now have the opportunity to perform with other students selected to the choir, which highlights the best of the best.

Chamber celebrates gym opening

Members of the Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce gathered at 602 N. Franklin on November 16 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of Anytime Fitness.

Cuba announces fall clean-up dates

            The city of Cuba will be holding its annual fall clean-up November 28 through December 3.

Cybersecurity grant program announced

                  The Missouri Department of Public Safety announced the availability of up to $3.6 million in grant funding to assist local and state agencies manage and reduce systemic cybersecurity risks.