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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Health

Cary Cancer Center hosts free prostate cancer screenings

Free prostate cancer screenings will be available Sept. 24 and 26 at the James E. Cary Cancer Center in Hannibal, Mo.

Quincy News

WGCA's Sharathon goal set at $300,000

Part of the reason WGCA is one of the most listened-to stations in the area is because of its annual Sharathon fundraiser, which annual raises between $300,000 and $350,000.

Auto Racing

Patience pays off for Miller in Sprint Invaders class

QUINCY -- Joe B. Miller found patience to be his best friend Sunday night at Quincy Raceways. Miller waited for the proper moment to make his move. When he did, he wound up $1,500 richer. Miller zipped past rival Paul Nienhiser in the closing stages of the

Quincy attorney lauded by Leading Lawyers magazine
Business

Quincy attorney lauded by Leading Lawyers magazine

Quincy lawyer Delmer Mitchell is featured prominently in the most recent issue of Leading Lawyers magazine.

Quincy News

New Start Rescue Mission may have to close doors

QUINCY -- New Start Rescue Mission will likely have to close its doors at some point this fall if directors are unable to raise $45,000. The two-story mission, which has been at 936 N. Sixth since it opened in late 2007, provides a temporary residence for

Quincy News

March for Jesus a ‘great time for the community'

"March for Jesus" returns Sept. 29 to downtown Quincy. "It's a great thing, a great time for the community," said the Rev. Bruce Rice, executive director of contemporary Christian radio station WGCA FM-88.5, and one of the organizers of the march.

Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa
Steve Eighinger

Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa

Movies have long been a fascination of mine, from their stars to their story lines, and even their locations -- which brings us to today's subject matter. I recently stumbled across an interesting list of the most famous movies filmed in all 50 states.

11 percent increase: President Conover believes growth is significant step toward 'long-term sustainability'
Education

11 percent increase: President Conover believes growth is significant step toward 'long-term sustainability'

Quincy University officials are confident the increase in freshman enrollment is a sign of things to come.

Quincy News

‘Good People' explores difficult situation

Admittedly, Brandon Thomsen says "Good People" is a different kind of project for Quincy Community Theatre. "It is relevant to our time and relevant to Quincy," said Thomsen, artistic director of the play.

Council makes 'no confidence' vote official against Bright
Quincy News

Council makes 'no confidence' vote official against Bright

Director of Administrative Services John "Skip" Bright was the target of a vote of no confidence Monday night by City Council. A vote of no confidence is advisory by nature. The measure does not demand any specific action from Mayor Kyle Moore.