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Honey Festival

June 29, 2023

Visitors got to sample pure honey, watch beekeeping demonstrations, hear live music and shop for unique items at the Third Annual Honey Festival and Market  last Saturday. More photos will appear in the July 5 edition.

Mueller Fell In Love With Local History; Enjoys Problem-Solving

June 20, 2023

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD The transition from engineer to historian is not as foreign as one might think. “I really spent my whole career solving problems. That’s what they teach engineers,” Bob Mueller said. “So when you retire, how are you going to solve problems? History was my outlet for that. You ask…

Theatre Guild Putting On ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’

June 13, 2023

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD One of America’s favorite groups of friends will be brought to life this weekend when the Ste. Genevieve Theatre Guild presents “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Based on Charles Schultz’s beloved “Peanuts” cartoon strip and animated television specials, the musical’s music and lyrics were created by Clark Gesner…

SAR Honors Ft. San Carlos Defenders

June 6, 2023

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD David Shaul, president of the Missouri Sons of the American Revolution, presented a plaque commemorating the role the Ste. Genevieve militia played in the Battle of Fort San Carlos, May 26. Morning and afternoon ceremonies were held and the names of participating militia members were read. THE BATTLE Spain…

McGregor Speaks On Memorial Day

May 30, 2023

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Those who paid the ultimate price to preserve American freedom were honored Monday morning. Ste. Genevieve Veterans of foreign Wars (VFW) # 2210 hosted the annual Memorial Day ceremony, also featuring American Legion Posts 150 and 554, Legion and VFW auxiliaries, American Legion Riders, Sons of the American Legion…

Quilting For a Cause

May 25, 2023

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Once a month they come, needles and thimbles in hand, to quilt for a cause. No one is certain just how long ago the Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary quilting sessions began.  Auxiliary Chairperson Toni Vaeth has been at it since 2005. “When I joined in 2005, it…

Stream Team Cleans River Around Ferry Landing

May 4, 2023

Members of Missouri Stream Team No. 5628 and other volunteers cleaned trash, limbs and other debris out of the Mississippi River near the Ste. Genevieve-Modoc Ferry landing last Saturday. Rozier’s country Mart Save-A-Lot and Mary’s Market provided food and drink for the workers and Republic trash services provided free trash pickup.

Science Fair Draws Big Crowd

April 27, 2023

The EMMA Ste. Genevieve head Start held a Science Fair April 20. A large crowd of family member turned out to see the entries. Korey Byers, a science professor at Mineral Area College,acted as judge. There was a first-place tie between “Gardening,” by Ms. Mary’s group and “My Body, My Bones,” by Ms. Kate’s group.…

Milice Muster

March 31, 2023

The 2023 Spring Milice Muster was held Saturday on French Colonial America property. Reenactors brought colonial and 19th-century ways to life. The day included demonstrations in drilling and camp life, plus  tomahawk and knife throwing. Plenty of vintage tools, crafts and weapons were on hand with milice (militia) personnel available to explain their uses.

Talone Visits Ste. Genevieve During Hike Along Mississippi

March 23, 2023

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Ed Talone has hiked all over the United States and Canada. This spring he is trying something new. Talone, 63, has hiked more than 75,000 miles over 40 years, but was drawn to the continent’s mightiest river for his latest adventure. On Jan. 12, the Portsmouth, Ohio resident embarked…