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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Hannibal News

Lineup grows for inaugural Great River Film Festival

More major names have been added to the inaugural Great River Film Festival.

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.

Local Briefs

Senior Center hosting job fair Thursday

The Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center will host a job fair Thursday, specifically targeting a number of groups.

Local Briefs

Illini Health Services moving

Illini Health Services will be moving to 321 N. Monroe later this month. IHS will be closed Saturday, June 29.

Parent-Child event something special on Father's Day
Quincy News

Parent-Child event something special on Father's Day

For Phil Robinson, it's all about an "instant bond" that developed on a golf course years ago.

Vogel adds a fourth-straight championship to her resume

Vogel adds a fourth-straight championship to her resume

QUINCY -- One more for four. Jadyn Vogel continued to rewrite the Quincy Derby record books Saturday when she won an unprecedented fourth-straight championship. The 10-year-old from Quincy was pushed to the max before putting the finishing touches on her l

Ella grateful her parents convinced her to race
Quincy News

Ella grateful her parents convinced her to race

QUINCY -- Ella Cain was glad she changed her mind. The 8-year-old was also grateful that her parents helped her through a difficult Friday morning. Ella almost did not take part in the fifth annual Super Kids portion of the Quincy Derby on the 18th Street

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.

News

County Board approves ordinance to assist jail cost

As expected, Adams County Board members unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday night that will provide for the sale of $4 million of general obligation bonds.