Area Breaking News

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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Wood Updates Aldermen On COVID-19 Situation

By Mark Evans MEVANS@STEGENHERALD.COM Jeanette Wood, provision director of the county health department, warned Ste. Genevieve aldermen that they “may find the stats alarming,” concerning up-to-date COVID-19 figures last Thursday night. Wood reported that there were eight new cases in the county giving it a total of 266 since March. Of those, 35 were active.…

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Internet ‘Hot Spots’ Now Available Through Library

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com Shawn Long, executive director of Ste. Genevieve County Library, reported on a Missouri Department of Economic Development grant he has received during last Thursday’s County Commission meeting.. The grant, for $23,000 will allow Long to purchase equipment to set up eight Internet “hot spots” around the county for residents who have…

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Museum Ready To Open Friday; VIPs Get Tour

The Sainte Genevieve Museum Learning Center invited a small, intimate gathering of major donors to a special VIP preview last Thursday evening. The courtyard provided a perfect setting for the reception.  Robert Wolk, president of the board of the501(c)(3) entity, said it was important to thank them and show them what our team, headed by…

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Valle Catholic Announces Homecoming 2020 Details

From staff reports Valle Catholic High School has announced the 2020 Homecoming Court, as part of fun-filled week of activities. Members of the court were recognized earlier this school year during a pep assembly. This year’s Homecoming features a space theme. The 2020 Homecoming Queen is Macy Shuh, the daughter of Dale and Patty Shuh.…

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Rhinehart Memorial 1 p.m.

The memorial service for noted artist M. Charles Rhinehart will be  1 p.m. till 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct 10 at the American Legion Hall Post 150 at 2 Park Drive  in Ste. Genevieve,

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