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Grand Allusion Is Next On Orris Stage

June 22, 2022

From Staff Reports No stranger to local fans, popular Styx tribute band Grand Allusion returns Friday night for the Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce Summer Music Series, after performing in the 2021 Summer Music Series. Grand Allusion has rocked audiences from nightclubs to concert venues. The band will take the Orris Theatre stage at 8…

4th Friday Art Walk This Week

June 22, 2022

Ste. Genevieve’s 4th Friday Art Walk on June 24 promises another “artful” weekend in Missouri’s most historic town. “The Art Walk is always a fun event with excellent art on display,” a spokesperson for the Walk said. “And usually you can expect some surprises.” The Art Walk will be held from 6 p.m. to 9…


June 22, 2022

Kenzie Smithey Wolk, of Art by Kenzie Wolk, paints the flag of the United States of America on the front wall of Mueller Tire Service’s second building on Highway 32 on Friday. Wolk is the wife of Dr. Clint Wolk, owner of Ste. Genevieve Vision Care.

A French Flair

June 15, 2022

Above, the Dance Discovery teaches locals traditional French dances. At left, Cajun fiddle star Dennis Stroughmatt. Above right, the Milice de Ste. Genevieve marches. Bottom right, two French Colonial America crafters.

Portrait Up Next For Summer Music Series

June 15, 2022

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Kansas tribute band Portrait will be on stage at the Orris Theatre this Friday night as the 2022 Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce Summer Music Series continues. “Portrait is a faithful and powerful presentation of the music of Kansas,” according to the group’s website. “Focusing on the band’s most…

Spring For Down Syndrome Will Take Place Saturday

June 15, 2022

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Plenty of activities will be on tap for the 12th Annual Spring For Down Syndrome  (SFDS) event this weekend. The event resumed last year after being knocked out by COVID-19 in 2020. The year before, the date had to be juggled, to avoid conflicting with the Special Olympics. That…

Life in the Fast Lane: SG Jaycees Offer New Home, New Track For Local Kart Racers

June 7, 2022

By Michael Boyd Jr. Herald Sports Editor The Ste. Genevieve Jaycees Racing Series finally revved up its 2022 kart season at its brand new dirt track Saturday night at the Ste. Genevieve Jaycees complex. While opening night was all about the young  –  and young-at-heart  –  competing for fun, the large crowd in attendance watching…

Ste. Gen. Jaycees Opens 2022 Kart Series On Brand New Track

June 5, 2022

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR The Ste. Genevieve Jaycees Racing Series opened up its 2022 kart season Saturday night on its brand new race track, now located at the Jaycees’ home base south of town on U.S. Highway 61. With plenty of fanfare in attendance, racers  —  both local and from around the…

Waterpark Opens

June 1, 2022

Memorial Day weekend saw the River Rapids Waterpark open for its 2022 season, with temperatures in the 80s. (Photo by MICHAEL BOYD JR./Herald staff)

SGHS Graduation

June 1, 2022

  Salutatorian  Paige Huck  and valedictorian Andrew Miget deliver their speeches.