Brooke Shields quote remains No. 1
Steve Eighinger

Brooke Shields quote remains No. 1

Some people collect baseball cards. Some prefer antiques, or maybe recipes. I have always been a connoisseur of famous celebrity quotes.

There's still time for the Alton trip, plus visiting a local theater
Steve Eighinger

There's still time for the Alton trip, plus visiting a local theater

It's probably safe to say that when most people make New Year's resolutions, the long-term success of those vows is minimal at best.

Your Turn/Jessie Shoopman
Your Turn

Your Turn/Jessie Shoopman

Jessie Shoopman, 31, is a field staff at Illinois FBFM where she works with farm owners and operators to prepare taxes and financial statements. She is married to her sweet husband, Casey, and has a daughter, Allison.

It's a good time to stay indoors
Steve Eighinger

It's a good time to stay indoors

I'll be honest, this is more or less an unplanned sequel to Tuesday's column about the downfalls of the warm-weather months.

Summer's right around the corner
Steve Eighinger

Summer's right around the corner

Let the countdown begin. Summer officially arrives Friday, which is a perfect day to kick off two or three months' worth of celebrating brats, burgers, boating and baseball.

Your Turn/Mike Young
Your Turn

Your Turn/Mike Young

Mike Young, 38, is director of Christian formation/campus ministry at Quincy Notre Dame High School. He also works part-time at his family's business, Savemore Carpets. Young and his beautiful wife Mandy have six kids.

This month's medalists prove once again crime does not pay
Steve Eighinger

This month's medalists prove once again crime does not pay

It's that time again. Once every 30 days or so we pay homage to our "Morons of the Month," those who thought crime would be a good idea but may have been lacking in the planning or execution portions of such a deed.

We've come a long way since 'Wake Up Little Susie'
Steve Eighinger

We've come a long way since 'Wake Up Little Susie'

Remember when you were younger and would snicker when certain songs would come on the radio?

Your Turn/Stephanie Dickens
Your Turn

Your Turn/Stephanie Dickens

Stephanie Dickens, 33, works for Quincy Public Schools in the Human Resources Department and is the before and after school child care coordinator.

Rebirth of Grand Prix of Karting enters year two
Steve Eighinger

Rebirth of Grand Prix of Karting enters year two

The Grand Prix of Karting returns to Quincy this weekend, but my immediate thoughts about the event are tied to something beyond the hairpin turns and thousands of people who will flock to the storied South Park course on Saturday and Sunday.