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Regional Film Company Completes Filming Thriller Here

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com Motion Dog Films, an established independent film company out of Farmington, has just concluded filming a supernatural thriller in Ste. Genevieve. Much of the film was shot at the historic Ste. Genevieve Academy, built in 1808. The film, titled “The Spring,” takes leading lady Mary Michelle back and forth between today…

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Sons Of Union Veterans Educate And Entertain

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com No doubt visitors to Ste. Genevieve are charmed by the dramatic reenactments of Civil War incidents and by the Sons of Union Veterans’ fired volleys. Entertaining tourists, however, is not at the heart of the Civil War organization. Rather, keeping the memory of the War Between the States alive and educating…

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Camp Also Honors The Fallen

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com Honoring the fallen is also important to members of the J. Felix St. James Camp # 326, Sons of Union Veterans (SUV). For instance, they do a memorial for their namesake, Lt. Col. J. Felix St. James on the anniversary of either his death date (April 8) or his burial date…

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Hurra Zum Oktoberfest!

A large crowd turned out for Oktoberfest over the weekend. Part of the fun was the Wiener Dog Races as part of Oktoberfest Sunday.

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Big Event

The Ste. Genevieve County Fair Board put on a truck pull Saturday evening at the fairgrounds. More photos are in the print edition.

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Basler Keeps Local Flying Tradition Alive In Historic Plane

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com Coming in from the north, Leon Basler brought the small plane down smoothly on the small grass airstrip – just as he had more than five decades earlier. Basler is still flying, 55 years after making his first flight with his instructor Louis Sexauer in the back seat. In fact, for…

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Plein Air Event Is Sept. 21-25

From Staff Reports The 18th Annual Sainte Genevieve Plein Air Painting Competition is scheduled for Sept. 21-25.  Headquartered at the Sainte Genevieve Art Center and & Museum at 310 Merchant Street, artists may register Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday morning for a chance to win $3,000 in awards and prizes. Visitors to the exhibit can…

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Pen Pals

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com Historic and quirky Ste. Genevieve was an ideal backdrop for two young pen pals to meet in person. Michelle Massey, who works in Ste. Genevieve, was able to orchestrate the meeting. Her niece, Marcella, who lives in Alabama, had been pen pals for two years with Vera, the granddaughter of Massey’s…

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