Wood: Flu Season In Midst Of COVID-19 Could Wreak Havoc

By Mark Evans mevans@stegenherald.com Ste. Genevieve County, like other areas, had better hope it generates fewer cases of the flu this year, Jeanette Wood warned. The provisional director of the county health department expressed concern to the Ste. Genevieve County Commission last Thursday that traditional flu season this winter could make the COVID-19 situation that…

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Stuppy Seeks Compensation For Levee No. 3 Bookkeeping

By ERIC X. VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com Ste. Genevieve County Collector Claudia Stuppy spoke to Levee District No. 3 board members during the public participation portion of Tuesday’s meeting. Stuppy is seeking compensation for her staff – in the form of $500 for two employees – for a bookkeeping reconciliation procedure. Stuppy said there are 2,330 accounts…

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Valle Homecoming

Valle Catholic senior Riley Siebert, selected “Miss Valle,”  enjoys the Valle Homecoming parade Friday. More Valle Homecoming photos will appear in the Oct. 28 issue. (Photo by MARK EVANS/Herald staff)

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City Considers Options For Developing More Housing

By ERIC X. VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com Ste. Genevieve Board of Aldermen had a special work session after its regularly scheduled meeting on Oct. 8. The main topic was to determine board of aldermen goals and objectives regarding future development in the city. In addition, there was a closed session when aldermen discussed city administrator Happy Welch’s…

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Road District Awards Paving Jobs

By Mark Evans mevans@stegenherald.com Special Road District A board members voted to award Sugar Bottom Road and Creek Road asphalting project contracts and voted to purchase a new spreader bed at the Oct. 13 meeting. The board voted to award the paving/overlaying contract to Vern Bauman Contracting. Bauman bid $59.99 per ton for a total…

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Possible Fire Districts Considered

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com Representatives of Wolf Creek and Ozora Fire Departments visited with the Ste. Genevieve County Commissioners last Thursday, to discuss the possibility of incorporating fire districts. Currently various entities such as Ozora, Wolf Creek and Weingarten have fire associations. Ozora fire chief Allen Schilli stressed that they were just looking to take…

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Sheriff Praises Officers Involved In Oct. 6 Bloomsdale Standoff

From Staff Reports Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff Gary Stolzer recently praised the actions of sheriff’s department personnel, who, in conjunction with Missouri Highway Patrol personnel, ended an Oct. 6 armed standoff in Bloomsdale without injury. That day, 64-year-old Leonard Herman Burst locked himself in a relative’s home with a gun.  A four to four and…

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Ambulance Board Sets Special Meeting To Finish Budget

By Mark Evans mevans@stegenherald.com After taking nearly an hour to hear a pair of insurance presentations, the Ste. Genevieve County Ambulance Board began work on a 2021 budget last Thursday night. The process only got so far, though, and a special meeting was set for this Thursday (4:45 p.m.) to finish the budget. District director…

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Bloomsdale Addresses Treatment Plant Issue, Water Access

By Mark Evans mevans@stegenherald.com “We had a little issue at the treatment plant,” Mayor Paul Monia told the Bloomsdale Board of Aldermen at the Oct. 13 meeting. “The little issue turned into a bigger issue.” The problem stemmed from personnel not being able to shut a set of aging valves. From what plant manager Ron…

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Myra Lee Brazie

Myra Lee Brazie, age 88, of Laurie, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Camdenton Windsor Estates.  She was born September 30, 1932, in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, the daughter of the late Eugene and Irene Roth. She married her high school sweetheart, John Francis Nanney (known as Junior or Ace) in 1958 and remained…

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