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Levee District 3 Board Hires Mowing Firm With Contingency, Looks At Division Street Plans

By Editor | March 19, 2019

National Park Service Completes Acquisition Of Beauvais-Amoureux House

By Editor | March 19, 2019

Farmington Woman Injured In Crash On Route EE

By Editor | March 12, 2019

A Farmington woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident in western Ste. Genevieve County on March 6, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Amanda M. Cangelosi, 32, of Farmington, was driving a 2000 Dodge Neon eastbound on Route EE near Fry Road at about 8 a.m. when the accident took place.…

Ste. Genevieve County Woman Injured After Vehicle Hits Icy Patch On Route H In Perry County

By Editor | March 12, 2019

A Ste. Genevieve woman suffered moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident on March 4 in Perry County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident took place around 3:02 a.m. on Route H, one-half mile east of Route M. Lisa A. Hoeb, 51, of Ste. Genevieve, was driving a 2004 Jeep…

J.S. Alberici Construction Company Of St. Louis Submits Lowest Bid To Install Facing On Dock

By Editor | March 12, 2019

J.S. Alberici Construction Company of St. Louis had the lowest of five bids to put a smooth metal dock facing on the dock at the Port of New Bourbon. Bids were opened at the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission offices in Perryville last Friday morning. Alberici’s bid was the lowest at $474,590. Seven firms, “all…

Brown Charged With Three Misdemeanors, Three Felonies From Alleged Stealing Incidents

By Editor | March 12, 2019

Supreme Court Rules In Woman’s Favor About End Of Probation In Ste. Gen. County Case

By Editor | March 12, 2019

The Supreme Court of Missouri ruled 4-3 last week in favor of April L. Coleman that the 24th District Circuit Court had no authority over Coleman in an attempt to revoke her probation after she had completed the five-year probationary period in 30 months with earned compliance credits. The case was from Ste. Genevieve County,…

Request For VRBO Receives Recommendation In Short Planning And Zoning Meeting

By Editor | March 12, 2019

With Transition Period Complete, Stuppy Succeeds Vessell As County Collector

By Editor | March 12, 2019

Minnith Bridge Almost Ready To Open To Traffic

By Editor | March 12, 2019

Opioid Discussion At Women’s Health Fair Includes Presentation From Those Who Have Seen Addiction Affect Family Members

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Those who attended the annual Women’s Health Fair on February 23 at the Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital (SGCMH) had the chance to hear from two local women whose families have been effected by opioid use. The state of opioid use in Ste. Genevieve County was a topic of one of the presentations. SGCMH has…

Citizens Electric’s Annual Meeting Will Feature Three-Person Race For Ste. Genevieve Board Spot

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Three Ste. Genevieve County residents are vying to represent the county on the Citizens Electric Corporation (CEC) board of directors, which will be decided during the annual shareholders meeting on Thursday, April 25. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at CEC headquarters, 1500 Rand Ave. in Perryville. Marion Kertz is running for re-election with…

St. Mary Budget Work Session Set For Last Week Was Postponed By Mayor

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Citing medical reasons, St. Mary Mayor Gloria Bader postponed the Board of Aldermen’s budget review work session that was scheduled for last Thursday. The work session will take place following the board’s next regular meeting, which will be 6 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at St. Mary City Hall. The meeting will be the third reviewing…

Koehler Reports On Progress With Dredging, Rip-Rap Placement

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Dredging of the New Bourbon Port harbor and placing rip-rap on the Riverside Levee are both moving along, Chris Koehler of Koehler Engineering reported during the February 27 New Bourbon Regional Port Authority board meeting. Magruder Construction was about ready to tackle the dredging, Koehler said. “They have the pieces of the dredge back and…

Boyer Makes Pitch For Purple Heart Designation For City Of Ste. Genevieve

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Virgil Boyer, commander of American Legion Post 150, requested last Thursday that the city of Ste. Genevieve be designated a Purple Heart city to honor Purple Heart recipients who live here and have lived here in the past. He previously had requested the County Commission make a proclamation declaring Ste. Genevieve County “a Purple Heart…

Tennessee Man Injured In Truck Accident On I-55

By Editor | March 5, 2019

A Tennessee man suffered minor injuries in a tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 55 on February 27, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident took place around 3:55 a.m. Gerald J. Brenneman, 61, of Chuckey, Tennessee, was driving a 2016 International Conventional northbound on I-55 at mile marker 145 when the…

St. Louis Man Suffers Moderate Injuries In Crash On Route Y

By Editor | March 5, 2019

An 83-year-old St. Louis man suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle crash on February 26 on Route Y in Ste. Genevieve County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident took place around 1 p.m. Joseph L. Marino was driving a 1995 GMC 1500 westbound on Route Y at Dogwood Drive…

Hilbert Provides Park Board With Information On Natural Grass Areas

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Greg Hilbert, president of the Ste. Genevieve Golf Club, attended the February 25 meeting of the Ste. Genevieve Parks and Recreation board to speak on natural grasses. The board had previously agreed to invite him to come and share his experiences. The golf club has planted wild grasses on its property, as the park board…

SEMO Regional Planning Will Be Contracted To Map City Parks

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Ste. Genevieve Parks and Recreation board members voted on February 25 to spend $1,500 to have the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission (SEMO RPC) make professional maps of the city parks. The board had been looking into the matter for some time, for a while considering having a competition in which high school and middle…

Water Slides Go Up During Water Park Construction

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Senate Bill To Add Building For Visitors Center Passes House Of Representatives

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Mueller Plants Seeds For Bicentennial Events For County In 2021

By Editor | March 5, 2019

Local historian Bob Mueller visited with the Ste. Genevieve County Commission during last Thursday’s Commission meeting to discuss two different historical projects. Mueller showed the commissioners an example of the signs that will mark the path of the Plank Road, a toll road made of wood that connected Ste. Genevieve to Farmington, Iron Mountain and…

Renovation Costs For Ste. Genevieve City Hall Might Be More Expensive Than Expected

By Editor | March 5, 2019

R-II School Board Approves Revised Budget For Current Year, Calendar For Next Year

By Editor | February 27, 2019

Ste. Genevieve R-II School District Board of Education members approved an amended fiscal year 2018-19 budget and an official 2019-20 calendar at the February 19 board meeting. Dr. Julie Flieg, superintendent of schools, talked with the board about the process for her first school budget, which drew upon the work of her predecessor, Dr. Jeff…

Park Hills Woman Injured In Accident On Route EE

By Editor | February 26, 2019

A Park Hills woman suffered moderate injuries in a one-car crash on Route EE in Ste. Genevieve County on February 19, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident took place around 9:36 a.m. Nikki M. Nelson, 31, was driving a 2009 Ford Fusion northbound on Route EE north of Valley…

Billboards On I-55 Again Will Be Used As Marketing Tool

By Editor | February 26, 2019

The city Ste. Genevieve’s Tourism Tax Commission is back in the billboard business. The city formerly had leased spots two billboards on Interstate 55 as well as one on Route B that were paid for with commission funds. Late in 2017 and early in 2018 a division within the group grew over the value of…

Heritage Commission Approves Certificate For New House In 400 Block Of Merchant St.

By Editor | February 26, 2019

Carl Noll quickly received a Certificate of Appropriateness during the February 19 Heritage Commission meeting to build a single-family house at 472 Merchant St. The house will sit where a circa 1890 wood-framed I-house sat before being damaged by a fire in 2013 and demolished in 2015. Noll said it will essentially be on the…

Winter Weather Slows County Road Preparations

By Editor | February 26, 2019

Winter weather continues to dictate how the Ste. Genevieve County Road and Bridge Department spends its time. Foreman Scott Schmieder updated the County Commission at the commissioners’ meeting last Thursday. Schmieder said his crews had been busy with snow removal over the previous weekend and were patching muddy spots on roads last week. He said…

City Of Ste. Genevieve’s New Ladder Truck Arrives

By Editor | February 26, 2019

R-II School Board Wowed By District’s Performance In State Tests

By Editor | February 26, 2019

Standardized test scores again were outstanding for the Ste. Genevieve R-II School District, according to 2018 results released by the state of Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) earlier this month. Dr. Paul Taylor, assistant superintendent, shared the details with Board of Education members at their monthly meeting February 19. It had already…