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Valle Faces Long Road

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM URBANA — Tradition returns to the football field this week as venerable state powerhouse Valle Catholic travels three-plus hours to Skyline. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Longtime Valle Catholic head coach Judd Naeger expects a more competitive game this year — much different from the Warriors’ 48-0 whitewash in…

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Valle, Ste. Gen Ready For Openers

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Both the Ste. Genevieve and Valle Catholic High School volleyball teams will embark on the 2021 season next Monday. The Dragons will enjoy the creature comforts of playing in Peggy J. Johnson Gymnasium, squaring off against Jackson. Meanwhile, the Warriors will have an opening-night road trip to Mineral Area Activities…

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Fall Sports: Remodeled In 2021

The Ste. Genevieve Herald will be publishing its special fall section during the month of September. The publication will feature what the fans — and parents — like to see. There will be capsules for the following sports teams: Ste. Genevieve football, volleyball, cross country and girls’ golf and Valle Catholic football, volleyball and cross…

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Jour de Fete Makes A Triumphant Return

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com Ste. Genevieve’s signature event is back. After being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic a year ago, the festival is back as strong as ever. “Everybody’s on board and we’re excited,” said Jami Inman, president of the Jour de Fete Committee. “The police department and sheriff’s departments are on board to…

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77th County Fair

Big Wheels demo derby contestants have at it. Above, encouragement is shouted during the turtle races. Amelia Wibbenmeyer does the keg toss. Below, fans watch the start of the full-sized cars demo derby. The best in show winner for paintings was one of many static exhibits. Finally, one of the truck pull competitors takes off.…

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Oliver Jacob Reed

Austin Reed and Danelle Scherrer announce the birth of their son, Oliver Jacob at 10:53PM on Thursday, 6/10/2021, at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, MO. He weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long. Maternal grandparents are Sandy Scherrer of Ste. Genevieve MO Paternal grandparents are Kevin and Katonya…

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Roman C. Roth

Roman C. Roth, 89 years old, of Saint Mary, MO, died Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Independence Care Center in Perryville, MO. He was born March 18, 1932 in Saint Mary, MO and was married to Bernadine (Naeger) Roth on May 5, 1956. He is survived by Wife, Bernadine Roth of Perryville, MO; Son, Randy…

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Pioneer Days This Weekend

Between 25 and 30 vendors will be on hand this weekend when Sassafras Creek Originals hosts Pioneer Days. The new event will feature demonstrations by craft vendors in keeping with the store’s colonial-era theme. Food and refreshments will be available, and live music performances are planned for the weekend. Sassafras Creek Originals is located in…

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No One Injured As Cars Tumble, Block North Main

From Staff Reports Four rail cars derailed while crossing North Main Street at about 8 p.m., last Thursday. According to witnesses and a video of the event, a group of cars, not connected to a locomotive, somehow got loose and careened down the track at possibly 45 miles per hour or faster, derailing as the…

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Bloomsdale Looks At Financing Big Project

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Bloomsdale officials will be making some tough decisions in the next month or two. Cochran Engineering personnel laid out exact dollar figures for the proposed water projects for the city at the May 12 board of aldermen meeting and also looked at how the city can pay for them.…

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