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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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Wyatt Tells Board New Chief On Duty

From staff reports During a 14-minute meeting last Thursday, Mayor Carlton Wyatt told the St. Mary Board of Aldermen that a new police chief had been hired and was already on duty. The city and been without a policeman since Adam Bequette left earlier in the year. Fire Chief Frankie Ullman reported there were five…

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Valle High holds 2022 graduation at gymnasium

Valle Catholic High School held its 2022 graduation ceremony Thursday, May 12, at the VHS gymnasium. The ceremony broke from tradition of holding the annual event in the sanctuary of the Ste. Genevieve Catholic Church, which was under repairs. This year’s Valle Warriors Class of 2022 had five valedictorians/salutatorians.

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Two-day manhunt over. Stevens captured

BREAKING NEWS MANHUNT OVER. STEVENS CAPTURED The 2-day manhunt for Bobby Lee Stevens, 47, is over. The suspect who allegedly fired on a Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff deputy on Tuesday, May 10, in the western part of the county was apprehended by the Farmington Police Department on Thursday, May 12. The incident forced local and…

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VRBO Permit Approved For Seraphin Street Location

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Claire Bauman quickly received the blessings of the Ste. Genevieve Planning and Zoning Commission to operate a guest lodging establishment last Thursday night. The commission voted unanimously to approve Bauman’s request for a special use permit to have a vacation rent by owners (VRBO) operation at 89 Seraphin Street,…

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Manhunt: Search for armed individual shuts down eastbound 32

Manhunt: The Missouri Highway State Patrol shut down the eastbound lane of Missouri State Highway 32 between 5:10 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., diverting traffic at AA Road in the western part of Ste. Genevieve County as the armed patrol was searching for an armed-and-dangerous individual. Details at the moment are vague, but a helicopter is…

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Business Bingo Game Offers Fun For Players, Businesses

Ste Genevieve Local Business Bingo is a unique and fun way to stop around businesses in the area playing bingo. In order to mark a spot on a card the card holder takes a selfie in front of or inside a business listed on the front of the card for that month. Sharon Hasty, local…

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Chamber Gala Gave Recognition To Those Who Have Served

From staff reports During the 98th Annual Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce Gala April 22, two long-time contributors to the community were honored – along with one recently deceased individual. FLIEG HONORED FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT Dr. Julie Flieg, who will retire as superintendent of Ste. Genevieve R-II Schools after the 2022-23 school year, received the Chamber’s…

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Sid Brooks To Be Honored At FB Hall

From Staff Reports Ste. Genevieve native Sid Brooks will be among those honored at the National Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Oh., on Aug. 7. Brooks served as equipment manager for the San Diego Chargers, 1973-2000. That included the entire “Air Coryell” era (1978-1986) featuring Head Coach Don Coryell and quarterback Dan Fouts. Brooks…

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Midnight police chase on I-55 by county deputies, 2 in custody

POLICE PURSUIT: Wednesday morning just after midnight local time, several Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s deputies closed a high-speed police chase (approximately 30-minutes) on I-55 southbound from mile-marker 162 to 141 in the county. Spikes were deployed by the deputies and the vehicle ran over those spikes to eventually bring the chase to a halt. There…

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