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Nemeth Chosen Parade Grand Marshal

November 23, 2022

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Father Edward Nemeth feels blessed to be in Ste. Genevieve. “Any time you come in as an outsider, you’ve to worry about, ‘Am I going to fit in?’ ‘Are they going to be willing to trust new leadership?’” he said. “I found very quickly that this community will welcome…

Unique, Eclectic, Music Art Love Moves To A New Home

November 16, 2022

By MARIAHA DOZA ste. genevieve herald At the new Music Art Love, you can “Be a part of the experience” with house instruments everyone can play, improv nights, lectures, art classes, indie films, music lessons, trivia nights, yoga, and dance classes. Described as an eclectic gallery and boutique of vintage and modern clothing, ChrisAlex also…


November 9, 2022

Dennis Stroughmatt and the Honky Tonk Circus perform in Lion’s Park (left), while Milice de Ate. Genevieve members and other military reenactors march during opening ceremonies (center). At right, judges sample various pecan-based baked items..

Ste. Genevieve County unofficial results: Precinct by precinct

November 9, 2022

2022 Midterm elections unofficial results Ste. Genevieve County Precinct: all 14 Presiding Commissioner Total votes: 6,632 Randy Ruzicka (R) 4,040 (61.27%) David Bova (D) 2,554 (38.73%) Recorder of Deeds Total votes: 6,585 Mary Jane Fallert White (R) 4,362 (66.24%) Annette Roth (D) 2,223 (33.76%) County Collector Total votes: 6,568 Kim (Resigner) Gielow (R) 4,497 (68.47%)…

Ruzicka, White, Gielow Win; County Votes No On Legal Marijuana

November 8, 2022

Predictions of a national “Red Wave” were certainly borne out in Ste. Genevieve County Tuesday. Every Republican on the ballot rolled to commanding victories Tuesday night. Randy Ruzicka won the presiding commissioner race by nearly 1,500 votes over David Bova. Ruzicka garnered 61.3% of the vote (4,040) to 38.7% (2,554) for Bova, while Republican Mary…

4th Friday Art Walk

November 2, 2022

Last Friday night’ 4th Friday Art Walk included a Halloweeish flavor. At top, left a guest checks out art work at Silver Sycamore Gallery. Center, left, visitors speak with Jean Rissover at E•KleK•Tix,

Deja vu Spirit Reunion

November 2, 2022

The friendly spirits of Ste. Genevieve’s colonial past gathered at Memorial Cemetery (above) on Oct. 22 for the annual Deja Vu Spirit Reunion. At left, the Spirit of Memorial Cemetery, (Mickey Koetting) welcomes guests to the historic burial grounds that opened in the late 1700s  At right, the last person to be buried in the…

Rural Heritage Day

October 26, 2022

Visitors to the Felix Valle State Historical Site’s Rural Heritage Day on Saturday got to test old-fashioned slingshots (left), pose in traditional outfits (below) and watch authentic crafters at work (right). A good crowd took advantage of mild weather to attend the event.

Spooktacular Draws Good Crowd

October 26, 2022

Lots of trick-or-treaters turned out for the downtown Spooktacular on Saturday. There were lots of treats on hand, from candy to popcorn,  and plenty of activities. There were also lots of costumed youngsters and their parents, taking advantage of mild weather to enjoy the festivities. Downtown Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve County Library and the Ste.…

Marching Festival Draws Big Crowd

October 26, 2022

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Some 2,000 students from 27 high schools came to the Ste. Genevieve High School football stadium Saturday for the 15th Annual Ste. Genevieve Marching Festival. Mild but windy conditions saw a large crowd attend. “This was one of our largest festivals with 27 bands and over 1,000 student performers,”…