Staff Writer

Steve Eighinger

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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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Steve Eighinger

Valentine's Day can be a slippery slope

Valentine's Day may trigger the widest range of emotions in human beings. Think about it. The day itself can be as complex as the emotion it supposedly celebrates.

Local Government

Simon says 'vetting process' designed to block potential 'fly-by-night' ambulance services

The Adams County Board has approved a number of safeguards it feels will help ensure proper care for county residents who require ambulance service.

Stevie Love returns in time for Valentine's Day
Steve Eighinger

Stevie Love returns in time for Valentine's Day

As Valentine's Day draws nigh, it's time to welcome back an old friend. On occasion, he's been called the potentate of passion, the ayatollah of affection ... and yes, even the emperor of embrace.

$12,000 raised to strengthen local schools' commitment to the arts
Quincy News

$12,000 raised to strengthen local schools' commitment to the arts

While Sunday's event was both an obvious and immediate success, the far-reaching impact likely will not be seen for years to come. The second annual Follow Your heART fundraiser — coordinated by Arts Quincy — generated $12,000.

Quincy News

Kroc Center to host seventh annual Upscale Garage Sale

With spring cleaning just around the corner, the Salvation Army Kroc Center encourages all who are planning on having a garage sale to consider being a part of the seventh annual Upscale Garage Sale.

Chiefs' Super Bowl win was a victory for wedded bliss
Missouri News

Chiefs' Super Bowl win was a victory for wedded bliss

The timing was perfect. Finally. When Todd Dorsey popped the question, he was pretty sure Rebecca Calvin would say "yes" to becoming his wife. After all, Dorsey and Calvin have been together for a little more than 20 years.

2x4's for Hope not only building homes, but futures, too
Quincy News

2x4's for Hope not only building homes, but futures, too

The ongoing effort to build tiny homes for area veterans in need received a major boost Thursday.

Creativity is a must for those vanity license plates
Steve Eighinger

Creativity is a must for those vanity license plates

It was 11 years ago in this space we first revealed some of the most entertaining vanity license plates found around Quincy.

Missouri News

Fourth sorority planned at Culver-Stockton

Plans are in place for Culver-Stockton College to have a fourth sorority for women on campus in the coming months.

A vat of human waste or shaft to the groin? I'll take the recliner and Classic Coke
Steve Eighinger

A vat of human waste or shaft to the groin? I'll take the recliner and Classic Coke

Ideally, I think I would probably like to leave this world while resting in my favorite recliner while watching a Cleveland Indians baseball game and sipping on an ice cold glass of Classic Coke -- with plenty of ice. Who knows whether or not that will act