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Plati’s Shelter Insurance Moves

By Editor | February 14, 2023

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD After nearly six years at the same location, Steve Plati  picked up stakes and moved his Shelter insurance business. It wasn’t exactly a cross-country trip, but Plati believes the short move was a big step for his operation. Shelter moved from 10 Triangle Drive, next to H & R…

Marberry, Perkins Urge Folks To ‘Take A Breath And Take A Sip’

By Editor | February 1, 2023

By MARK EVANS Taylor Marberry and Erika Perkins hope to see the name of their business prove prophetic. The Rooted Coffee name of their shop at 122 North Main has a pair of meanings. “One comes from in order for a coffee plant to thrive an produce good coffee beans for good coffee, the…

Antique Mall Phase II Will Soon Open

By Editor | January 24, 2023

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Things continue to grow at the Ste. Genevieve Antique Mall. The facility, which opened with 70 eight-by-eight-foot booths last August, is moving closer to seeing Phase II open. Located in the old Kisco Boiler Works building – the original wing dating back to 1903, the mall will be expanding…

Charleville Brewery & Winery Holds Ribbon-Cutting

By Editor | January 24, 2023

From Staff Reports Charleville Brewery & Winery held a Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday. Located in the heart of Missouri wine country, their wedding venue was simply perfect. Their iPourIt Wall offers Charle-Ritas, in-house craft beer, Charleville sodas, and Charleville wine through 26 taps. But, how does it work? Upon arrival,…

Leadership Ste. Genevieve Graduates Classes

By Editor | November 29, 2022

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD “Networking” is one of the key words in the Leadership Ste. Genevieve program. Put on by the Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce, the program just graduated its third group in four years. Fourteen people went through Leadership Ste. Genevieve in 2022, giving the program 48 total alumni since its…

My Hometown Is Your ‘Home Away From Home’

By Editor | November 29, 2022

By MARIAHA DOZA ste. genevieve herald On a chilly Monday morning, I had the pleasure of walking through the doors of the new Hometown Inn & Suites to speak with the General Manager, Sabrina Ford. Previously known as the Microtel, this place gave me flashbacks of my childhood when I remember it being built. The…

Mattingly Shares Her Journey From Hospitalized To Healthy

By Editor | November 29, 2022

By MARIAHA DOZA ste. genevieve herald Weighing over 350 pounds, suffering from Fibromyalgia and Lupus, and on 10 medications and five pain pills everyday, Ashlee Mattingly knew she had to do something different. After talking to several doctors and spending ten days hospitalized, it was discovered that Ashlee had gut health issues and needed to…

Moonlight Madness

By Editor | July 13, 2022

Downtown businesses will be open late on Friday, July 22, for the annual Moonlight Madness event. Sales and discounts will vary from store to store in the downtown historic district. Participating merchants include Brix Urban Winery, Only Child Originals, Rust, Maquerade on Main, Magnolia’s, Lavender Moon, Christmas Collectibles, Belle Ever After, Show Me Shop, Pat’s…

By Editor | June 22, 2022

The Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting last Thursday for the new Carriage House Custom Cabinet facility at 175 S. 10th Street in the old BiltBest/Lucent building. Carriage House Premier Cabinets a division of Buchheit, Inc. The location will serve as its headquarters, formerly located in Scott City.


By Editor | May 11, 2022

A ribbon-cutting was held for Rural Mission, at 316B Market Street on May 4. Located in the old Monia’s building (which also houses the Herald), the shop is owned by Jayne and Dustin Martin. The Martins said the shop will support local teachers, firefighters and others who work to benefit the community. A “community-based” business,…