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.
At times, I think Americans tend to underestimate the impact they have on the rest of the world.
Quincy University has received a $1 million gift from a donor who has asked to remain anonymous, funding that will go toward the school's financial recovery plan. The donation is targeted for operations. "It will help us pay our bills," said Phil Conover, who since Dec. 1 has served as QU's interim chief operating officer.
Blessing Physician Services will soon add a third rural clinic to its lineup. The Kahoka (Mo.) Medical Clinic, its providers and staff will join Blessing Physician Services (BPS) on March 1.
Local developer Dan Griffin is a firm believer in market research. That's why he is not surprised at the early success of Sammy O'Sullivan's Irish Pub and Gaming Parlor, a new eatery in downtown Quincy at 123 S. Fourth.
Quincy Medical Group officials said Thursday that its ambulatory care will expand from six to seven days a week starting Jan. 15. In addition, an acute medication pharmacy will be open seven a days week.