Fair food, one of life's true delicacies
Steve Eighinger

Fair food, one of life's true delicacies

Whew. It's been a rough couple of days for the Big Fella. I've been "on assignment" during a number of trips to the Adams County Fair, and assignments or otherwise, a man has to eat.

Your Turn/Brad Kurz
Your Turn

Your Turn/Brad Kurz

Your Turn/Brad Kurz

No monkeying around, 'Apes' franchise one of the best
Steve Eighinger

No monkeying around, 'Apes' franchise one of the best

"War for the Planet of Apes" is one of the year's pure delights when it comes to moviegoing, from first-rate special effects to several tuggings of the heartstrings.

Tara Lipoff, Eiffel Terror and Twitch will never let you down
Steve Eighinger

Tara Lipoff, Eiffel Terror and Twitch will never let you down

We made a family pilgrimage to Scotties Fun Spot to a watch a little women's roller derby action. The Dark River Derby Coalition was in action, and I have never left a team bout anything but satisfied.

On a day when a dad was never more proud
Steve Eighinger

On a day when a dad was never more proud

Kaysi, my daughter who lives in Ohio, knows her dad well. Very well. She realizes one of my strengths is not keeping a secret.

John McCain has been on a mission all his life
Doug Wilson

John McCain has been on a mission all his life

U.S. Sen. John McCain's diagnosis of brain cancer will change the Senate. The 80-year-old McCain is a one-of-a-kind politician who defies simple labels. A Republican, with 34 years in Congress, including 30 in the Senate, he has withstood challenges from

Your Turn/Blake Roderick
Your Turn

Your Turn/Blake Roderick

Your Turn/Blake Roderick

Cooperstown, zombies and meeting Don Dillard
Steve Eighinger

Cooperstown, zombies and meeting Don Dillard

Every few years, I feel the need to update my bucket list, things I would like to do or accomplish before heading to that big keyboard in the sky. Today I feel that need.

Amy's happy, I'm happy
Steve Eighinger

Amy's happy, I'm happy

Amy Looten, the former executive director of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce who is now a vice president of marketing with HomeBank, is a huge fan of "Suits" on the USA Network. This all brings us to today's latest installment of "Five and Five."

We need another major summer holiday
Steve Eighinger

We need another major summer holiday

We need another summer holiday. And, yes, I have an idea about what we should celebrate.