Steve Eighinger has been a general assignment reporter and columnist at The Herald-Whig since 1998, covering a wide range of topics from dirt-track racing to religion to reality television. He's also the newspaper's unofficial food critic and an avid fan of "The" Ohio State University, the Big Ten Conference (except Michigan) and the Cleveland Indians. Before moving to Quincy, Steve was a sports writer, editor and columnist in Ohio. He worked at the News Journal in Mansfield, Ohio, and Times-Gazette in Ashland, Ohio, for more than 20 years. Steve is a diehard fantasy athlete and has been in the same fantasy baseball league(s) since 1984. He also loves sports research and is always working on some sort of high school, college, racing or pro baseball/football project from the comfort of his mancave at home. Steve also is a member of two softball halls of fame.
John Wood Community College's ability to provide customized training to large, midsize and small businesses in all industry sectors was spotlighted at Wednesday night's Board of Trustees meeting.
Several free health screenings will be available to area women as part of Blessing Health System's, "Be Strong! Women's Wellness in Action" event on Saturday.
Quincy University's overall enrollment for the fall term is 1,098, which includes 322 new students among its undergraduate population of 973. Part-time undergrads and graduate program students boost QU's total enrollment to just under 1,100.
The fifth annual Quincy Rotary Club-sponsored Oktoberfest on Oct. 7 will feature tours of some of the city's cavern and tunnel areas, craft beer tasting, German music, and the popular Beer and Brat Dash at the old Dick Brothers Brewery complex.
QUINCY -- Jon Agan is still trying to adjust to being a part-time member of the Shottenkirk.com Sprint Invaders 360 Sprint Car tour. Agan, a two-time series champion who won Sunday night's 25-lap feature at Quincy Raceways, cut back his racing this year to