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.
Somer Hannel says the annual Barn Blender held in October at Pointe D'Vine Vineyard and Lodge serves as an unofficial start to the holiday shopping season.
There is a quiet anticipation that surrounds Brian Caley, who will be one of the veterans aboard Saturday's Great River Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Now 67, Caley was a member of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.
QUINCY -- Bigger and better. That's the goal of Oktoberfest organizers leading up to the sixth annual event, sponsored by the Quincy Rotary Club and scheduled for noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. The celebration will be on York, anchored between Ninth and Tenth S
Economic concerns were at the heart of Wednesday's "Pancakes and Politics" legislative update breakfast sponsored by the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce.
Kristen Ritterbusch feels prospective John Wood Community College students will enjoy what they see Thursday. That's when potential JWCC enrollees will take part in the annual Trail Blazer Day.
There is growing concern over difficulties tied to what has been labeled as computer vision syndrome, also referred to as digital eye strain.