What’s Going On in St. Louis Besides the virus? News You Might Have Missed Or Would Want to Know

Have you been avoiding reading or watching the news to avoid hearing the bad COVID-19 news?  Here are a few items of interest… in question form.

Has there Been Any Sports News Regarding St. Louis People?

  * Nancy Fahey Elected to Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

It was just announced on Thursday that former Washington University in St. Louis women’s basketball coach Nancy Fahey will inducted into the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Sunday, Sept. 13, in Springfield, Mo. CLICK HERE

  * First-Ever Navy Esports Team Includes Local Sailor:

LT Aaron Jones of O’Fallon, IL has been tapped by America’s Navy as one of the initial 10 gamers on the Navy’s first-ever esports team, Goats & Glory. CLICK HERE

St. Louis Ambush Extend Head Coach Hewerton

The St. Louis Ambush have signed head coach Hewerton Moreira  to a five-year contract extension, the franchise announced today. Per league and team policies, no additional details were disclosed.

The extension will keep Hewerton at the helm of the team through the 2024-25 season. The recently completed 2019-20 season was Hewerton’s fourth as a head coach and his third with the Ambush.

Is it True the Schools Are Closed The Rest of the Year Missouri?

Thursday April 9th, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri schools will remain closed through this school year. CLICK HERE

Are the Cardinals considering coming back with MLB in May in Arizona?

GOOD Screenshot of 1st Zoom Baseball ConversationThere were rumors flying around this week, so much that MLB issued a statement saying nothing had been decided on. Rob Rains held a Zoom “roundtable” with some knowledgeable sports fans and others involved in sports with interesting perspectives.

Participants with Rob Rains included: STLSportsPage.com’s audio producer Mike Reeves; Brian Garner of Imperial, Mo.; Patty Wood of Washington, Mo.; Glenda and Bruce Wolfe of The Villages, Florida; Mark Miller of Fairfax Station, Va.; and Mark Burns calling in from his home in Australia. Reeves does the post-game interviews for STLSportsPage.com plus the Cardinals Rewind Show with Rains. The Wolfes run Cardinal Nation, a Cardinals fan club of more than 300 people in The Villages. Garner and Wood are big Cardinals fans who attend Spring Training and Patty had tickets to the London game. B.J. Rains even stopped by for a short while. CLICK HERE

nick-merico-american-idol-headshot-2020-billboard-1548-1585577969-compressedAre there any American Idol Contestants from St. Louis?

Nick Merico (shown left in AI photo) has ties to St. Louis and we will have a feature about him on STLSportsPage.com coming up soon. (Another contestant, YZthaSinger, a 19-year-old from St. Louis made it to the Hollywood Round). American Idol is shown on Sunday nights on ABC.

Are The Libraries Open?

The St. Louis City Public Library Is Open– Online  Check out their website to find out more: CLICK HERE

HooplaThey have special apps for online books.  CLICK HERE
One of the special apps that the library is offering to residents of St. Louis city is Hoopla (shown left) They are advertising a special book lending for books that will help inside during this time. CLICK HERE

The County Library is advertising a “Virtual Library.” CLICK HERE
 
County Library is Giving out Drive-thru Meals for Kids
St. Louis County Library and Operation Food Search are providing free drive-thru food pick-up for children under 18 from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at nine SLCL branches–  two shelf-stable breakfasts and two lunches every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Meals will be distributed in the branch parking lots.CLICK HERE

When is it Safe to Start Planting Gardens in the St. Louis Area?

Many people are going stir crazy inside and have headed out to their yards to do some planting. The Missouri Botanical Gardens says April 15th is the approximate day that is safe to begin planting.  CLICK HERE

Is Panera Bread really selling Groceries?

Yes they are. Check out their website:CLICK HERE

Is Fair St. Louis Cancelled?   Yes.  CLICK HERE

Is an area hotel really becoming a temporary hospital:

A Florissant hotel is possible first to become temporary hospital. CLICK HERE

Is the Metro running?

The Metro is up and running helping essential workers get to their destination. CLICK HERE

Has the Tax Deadline Been Moved?

Yes. Since we are getting close to April 15 we wanted to remind you they moved the tax deadline to July. CLICK HERE

When Will Stimulus Checks be Going Out and Do I Qualify?

They should be going out this week. CLICK HERE

I Own a Small Business. How Do I Find Out About the Loans?

Link for small businesses: CLICK HERE

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