Giesler Elected To Hospital Board

Bryce Giesler won the three-person race for a position on the Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital Board. Giesler drew 389 votes (44.6 percent), to 259 (29.7 percent) for Cynthia Glassey and 221 (25.3 percent) for Kevin Schaaf.

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Bader, Wyatt Tie In St. Mary Mayoral Race

The race for mayor in the city of St. Mary ended in a tie Tuesday [June 2]. Incumbent Gloria Bader and former mayor Carl Wyatt each garnered 37 votes in a three-person race. Former alderman Paul Franklin received nine votes. County Clerk Sue Wolk said on Tuesday night that she would recount the votes on…

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Smith Reelected To Ward 1 Seat

Ste. Genevieve Ward 1 Alderman Gary Smith won reelection to another term, receiving 41 votes to 15 for challenger Sam Ewing and 6 for challenger and one-time Alderman Jerry “Lemon” Klein. Smith received 65.1 percent of the vote, to 23.8 percent for Ewing and 9.5 percent for Klein. Ward 2 Alderman Bob Donovan, Ward 3…

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Incumbents Win R-II Race

All three incumbents won reelection to the Ste. Genevieve R-II School Board. Eric Basler  received the most votes, 565, or 30.54 percent, while Martha Resinger received 557 votes (30.1 percent). James Kirchner easily captured the final seat, with 488 votes (26.4 percent), to challenger Joshua Carlisle’s 228 votes (12.3 percent).

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Clearing A Tree Off Main Street

Ste. Genevieve city workers last Wednesday removed a tree that had fallen in the yard at Dr. Hertich’s House and was spread across North Main Street between Merchant and Jefferson. Wet ground likely contributed to the tree falling over. (Photo by TOBY CARRIG/Herald staff)

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Application Will Be Made To Seek CARES Funding For Ste. Gen.-Modoc Ferry

Meeting for the first time in two months, the New Bourbon Regional Port Authority board passed a resolution to pursue federal  Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for the Ste. Genevieve-Modoc Ferry. The board met in person at the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission (SEMO RPC) office in Perryville on May 27,…

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Pickle Springs Parking Presents Problem On Dorlac Road

Parking on Dorlac Road near the Pickle Springs Conservation area took up a good portion of the Ste. Genevieve County Commission’s abbreviated meeting on May 26. The regular Monday meeting did not take place due to the Memorial Day holiday, but the commissioners met for about two hours the next day to address a few…

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