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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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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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Class 3 sectional track postponed to Monday

BREAKING NEWS By Michael Boyd Jr. Herald sports editor CLASS 3 SECTIONAL MEET at Tiger Stadium, Festus (Mo.) HS The MSHSAA Class 3 state sectional track and field meet involving the Ste. Genevieve Dragons and Lady Dragons at Festus high school has been postponed till Monday, May 23.

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Day 2 Class 1 & 2 state track meet postponed till 1 p.m.

By Michael Boyd Jr. Herald sports editor The MSHSAA Class 1 and 2 state championship track meet is still going on today despite rain delays. Action for all events NOW is expected to begin at 1 p.m. and hopefully they can get in all of Day 2 events before an expected second wave of storms…

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Current storm causing downed powerline, wrecks

BREAKING NEWS Due to severe thunderstorms in the area, several trees and powerlines are down currently across roads throughtout all ends of Ste. Genevieve County — from Highway DD to C to B to Z and even inside Ste. Genevieve city limits. First responders and law enforcement have responded to multiple vehicle accidents as well…

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County Passes Mining Ordinance

Ste. Genevieve County Health Board members agreed to wait on issuing a health ordinance opposing silica sand mining – but not to wait too long. After some spirited debate during a special meeting last Friday, the board agreed to wait to see what the county commission did Monday morning. It was anticipated that the commissioners…

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Health Board

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Ste. Genevieve County Health Board members agreed to wait on issuing a health ordinance opposing silica sand mining – but not to wait too long. After some spirited debate during a special meeting last Friday, the board agreed to wait to see what the county commission did Monday morning.…

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