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.
Planning is already underway for the second edition of Q-Fest, the downtown extravaganza that brought together retail, art, music and culinary interests in early June in its first-year effort to promote the District.
Diane Vose feels her new position that oversees the John Wood Community College education centers in Pittsfield and Mount Sterling will carry responsibilities above and beyond the expected administrative duties.
One airline showcased its strengths as a new kid on the block, while another tried to capitalize on its tradition as a long-standing local carrier during Wednesday's presentations to land a new Essential Air Services contract at Quincy Regional Airport.