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Snow, Power Outages Hit Community

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Some three inches of snow hit Ste. Genevieve last Wednesday, with up to eight inches reported in some locations in the county. It tended to melt quickly on roads and streets. The wet, heavy snow led to limbs snapping and taking down power lines. Some 1,000 Citizens Electric Corporation…

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Winter Music Series Returns Feb. 10

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD After getting rave reviews on the inaugural Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce Winter Music Series last year, organizers opted to expand it for this year. The Second Annual Winter Music Series will feature six Friday nights of live music, rather than the four of 2022. “Our first winter series…

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Aldermen Look At ‘Tiny Homes’ During Work Session

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD The issue of tiny homes was one of the topics the Ste. Genevieve Board of Aldermen tackled during a work session last Thursday night. “David [Bova] has been working diligently on this,” City Administrator Happy Welch told the aldermen. “When we talked about housing and lack thereof, this is…

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Bryant Gives Housing Authority Report

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Gina Bryant, executive director of the Ste. Genevieve Housing Authority (SGHA) made her annual report during last Thursday’s board of aldermen meeting. There were 90 residents with 47 minors, at the end of 2022. SGHA charged $439 flat-rate rent for a two-bedroom and $576 for a three-bedroom, which she…

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Wells Wants To Clarify 911 Issue

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Alan Wells, director of the combined St. Francois-Ste. Genevieve County 911 center in Desloge, wanted to make sure readers were not confused about 911 funding issues. In 2011, the two counties went together to form a combined 911 center with state of the art equipment. Since, Sate. Genevieve County…

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Marberry, Perkins Urge Folks To ‘Take A Breath And Take A Sip’

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com Taylor Marberry and Erika Perkins hope to see the name of their business prove prophetic. The Rooted Coffee name of their shop at 122 North Main has a pair of meanings. “One comes from in order for a coffee plant to thrive an produce good coffee beans for good coffee, the…

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Norma Jean Walker

Norma Jean Walker, 92 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO, died Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Sainte Genevieve, MO. She was born April 6, 1930 in Perryville, MO. She was survived by Three Sons, Randy (Glenda) Walker of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Tim (Linda) Walker of Claremore, OK, Will (Peggy)…

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Rosella June Dickinson

Meligha Hagermann and Ethan Dickinson of Mineral Point, MO announce the birth of their daughter, Rosella June at 12:08 am, on Thursday, January 26th, 2023, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, MO. She weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and was 18 ½ inches long. Maternal grandparents are Chris and Jeanette Hagermann of…

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Gegg wins tournament, Flieg 2nd at De Soto tny

Warriors 6th out of 20 teams BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR DE SOTO, Mo.  —  Lightweight Kaden Gegg won his bracket and Joseph Flieg was edged out to take second place as Valle Catholic finished sixth overall at the 20-team, 45th annual Bob Georger Classic wrestling tournament at DHS on Saturday (Jan. 28).…

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Warriors fall in tribal battle

BY MICHAL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  The Valle Catholic girls’ basketball team lost on Senior Night, 33-16, to Bismarck during small-schools divisional action of the Mineral Area Activities Association last Monday (Jan. 23) at the VCHS gymnasium. The host Warriors (1-16, 0-3 MAAA) continue to battle hard despite only seven…

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