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.
Free prostate cancer screenings will be available Sept. 24 and 26 at the James E. Cary Cancer Center in Hannibal, Mo.
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 lawyer Delmer Mitchell is featured prominently in the most recent issue of Leading Lawyers magazine.
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
"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.
Quincy University officials are confident the increase in freshman enrollment is a sign of things to come.
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.