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Gwendolyn Jane Dixon

Deandra Boland and Zac Dixon of Ste. Genevieve announce the birth of their daughter, Gwendolyn Jane, at 6:14 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Renee Engel of Ste. Genevieve. Paternal grandparents are Angie Dixon of…

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Piper Alice Basler

Andrew and Lindsey Basler of Farmington announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Alice, at 3:32 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Danny and Paula Douglas of Farmington. Paternal grandparents are Mark and Jane Basler…

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Aurora Rose Strickland

April Layton and Kyle Strickland of Ste. Genevieve announce the birth of their daughter, Aurora Rose, at 12:02 a.m. on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Angela and David Roth of Ste. Genevieve and Dan Layton of…

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Levi Joseph Griffin

Tatum Jacob and Alex Griffin of Ste. Genevieve announce the birth of their son, Levi Joseph, at 11:09 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 19 ¼ inches long. Maternal grandparents are Amanda Oswald and Kyle Jacob of Ste. Genevieve.

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Foundation Wants To See Missing Stones Returned To Cemetery

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Bits of Ste. Genevieve history are spread all over town. At some point during the mid 20th century, fallen or broken tombstones from the town’s historic Memorial Cemetery started being spirited away from the old burial grounds. The cemetery closed in 1882, with only Odile Pratte Valle’s grave being…

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By Mark Evans mevans@stegenherald.com Joe Rutledge realizes he has some figuratuvely big shoes to fill in his new position. Rutledge recetly became youth case manager for Ste. Genevieve and Perry counties for the Workforce Development Board of Southeast Missouri (WDB). He replaces Stacy Snider, who was promoted. The youth program works with individuals up to…

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Balesi Talks On French-Canadian Legacy Left In North America

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Noted scholar Dr. Charles Balesi is not a fan of “presentism,” which tries to impose current-day values and ideals on figures from history. Balesi, best known locally for his seminal book, The Time of the French in the Heart of North America,  spoke on “The Significance of the French…

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Evans Anthony Ehouman

Ashley Pritchard Ehouman and Nda Stephane Ehouman of Jacksonville, Texas announce the birth of a son, Evans Anthony Ehouman at 12:44 p.m. September 22, 2020 at Trinity Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler, Texas. He weighed 8-pounds, 12-ounces and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Don and Linda Pritchard of Ste. Genevieve. Paternal grandparents…

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Ann Violeta Kavaliauskas

Robert and Laura Kavaliauskas of Ste. Genevieve announce the birth of their daughter, Ann Violeta, at 2:43 p.m. on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings Ava 9, Luke 7, and Teddy 4.…

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Georgia Rae Holton

Anthony and Camrie Holton of Ste. Genevieve  announce the birth of their daughter, Georgia Rae, at 11:46 a.m. on Monday, September 21, 2020 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds and was 19 ½ inches long. She was welcomed home by her siblings Ellie 5 and Erik 1 ½ years. Maternal grandparents…

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