Staff Writer

Steve Eighinger

217-221-3377
seighinger@whig.com
@StevieDirtWHIG

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.

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Business

Quincy homes sitting a bit longer, selling for a bit less

Some interesting tidbits are provided by the Quincy Association of Realtors in its latest report, which deals with the second quarter of the year.

United Way boosts Adams County's most valuable asset -- its people
Quincy News

United Way boosts Adams County's most valuable asset -- its people

Mark Tyrpin did not have to think twice about why he is involved with the United Way of Adams County. "Because at the end of the day, there are a lot of families who are helped," Tyrpin said.

Religion

Community Funfest targets building relationships

QUINCY -- The Rev. Kyle Frink hopes Saturday's Community Funfest is the first of many. "This will be an opportunity to reach out to those around us, and hopefully build some relationships," said Frink, who is associate pastor at Union United Methodist Chur

Quincy News

Holthaus provides insight on JWCC Foundation

The John Wood College Board of Trustees praised the work of the school's foundation at Wednesday night's meeting at the Agricultural Education Center.

Quincy News

QUTV 'boot camp' gives communication students a head start

Shane Hulsey cannot wait for the school year to officially unfold at Quincy University.

Herald-Whig carrier reunited reader with lost wedding ring
News

Herald-Whig carrier reunited reader with lost wedding ring

Tauline Maxwell admits she still gets rather emotional when thinking about the kindness shown by Herald-Whig carrier Shane Simmons.

Quincy News

Variety of speakers scheduled for TEDx conference

QUINCY -- Organizer Laura Sievert is confident that Quincy's first venture into a TEDx conference will trigger a combination of "conversation, inspiration and innovation." The TEDxQuincy event is set for Oct. 8 at John Wood Community College's Mary Ellen O

More stupid criminals, more morons of the month
Steve Eighinger

More stupid criminals, more morons of the month

Criminals are not necessarily getting any smarter these days, and I think the latest edition of "Morons of the Month" proves just that. Bronze medal [Note]Credit card theft is a part of[Note] modern life. That's why it is always heartwarming when someone

Quincy News

ACTION plan hopes to improve Adams County health

QUINCY -- When Chad Rodgers first saw the figures earlier this year, he felt the findings were alarming. And like others, Rodgers knew something needed to be done. Months later, the People in ACTION movement is a reality. Rodgers, the director of operation

Abbott's victory tightens race in sport compacts at Quincy Raceways
Auto Racing

Abbott's victory tightens race in sport compacts at Quincy Raceways

QUINCY -- Maybe that sport compact championship at Quincy Raceways is not a done deal after all. Kim Abbott's feature victory, coupled with a surprising early exit in the main event by points leader Barry Taft, cast a new light on the division Sunday night