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Faulkner Shares Frustration With Commissioners

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Roger and Kyle Faulkner of R & K Construction and Nexgen Silica, LLD, expressed frustration at last Thursday’s county commission. Roger Faulkner told the commissioners he thought they had been on the same page after he had told him about plans to develop a sand mine earlier. “All three…

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Health Board Signs Edict

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD After much debate and after hearing from Nexgen Silica representatives, the Ste. Genevieve County Health Board voted to follow the county commission’s lead. During their second special meeting in five days, the board voted to adopt an ordinance similar to the county commission’s, placing some limitations on all future…

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Summer Music Series Opens

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Some familiar names and sounds will be on tap for the 14th Annual Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce Summer Music Series. Four of the groups return from last year, including the popular Bob Seger tribute band, Silver Bullet STL, which is already sold out for the final concert on…

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Nexgen Silica, DNR Answer Questions On Mine

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Both sides in the silica sand debate took plenty of time verbalizing their views Thursday night. Yet after a four-hour evening at the Progress Sports Complex, neither side appeared to have been swayed. An hour after the doors opened, the meeting began with Nexgen Silica, LLC and the Missouri…

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Valle Graduation

Valle Catholic High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class 2022 on May 12. Valle saw 26 graduates walk the aisle to celebrate one of life’s greatest achievements. In all they had two valedictorians and three salutatorians at the top of the class. The Valedictorians were Mia Weiler and Samanth Loida. The salutatorians were…

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Career Fair

Plenty of information was on hand for visitors to the Resource and Hiring Fair at the Progress Sports Complex May 22. Put on by the Workforce Development Board, it featured representatives from local resource agencies, local employers who are hiring and  Missouri Jobs Center staff, who had information on state and federal programs that can…

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Workforce Computer Adds New Library Tool

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Job seekers or those interested in preparing themselves for a career upgrade now have a place to go. Ste. Genevieve County Library now has a computer dedicated to employment. The Southeast Missouri Workforce Development launched a plan to put job-related computers in communities throughout the region. Most have been…

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Judy Sexauer

A celebration of life will be held June 12 for 78-year-old Judy Sexauer who died Monday, May 16, 2022 at her home in Ste. Genevieve.    She was born on June 24, 1943 in Red Bud, Illinois to the late Paul & Viola Hart Gibbar. She was married to David Sexauer on June 12, 1965,…

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VFW Holding Avenue Of Flags To Honor Deceased Veterans

Those wishing to honor deceased American veterans have only until Thursday, May 26 to take part in a unique opportunity. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post # 2210 is holding its annual Avenue of Flags. Any family member of a deceased veteran of a past war, who has their loved one’s American funeral flag, may…

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Lady Warriors take 2nd at state track

BREAKING NEWS By Michael Boyd Jr. Herald sports editor Valle Catholic girls take second place at the MSHSAA Class 1 girls’ track and field championships in Jefferson City. The Lady Warriors scored 41 total points as Drexel wins the title with 44 points. Team results coming later tonight here on the Herald’s Facebook page and…

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