Staff Writer

Steve Eighinger

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@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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Mom with two special-needs daughters believes in miracles

Admittedly, Chrissi Bolte was uncertain what the future held. At the very least, it would be challenging. "I just started praying," she said. "And I prayed, and I prayed, and I prayed."

Sense of history has been important to Bailey
Quincy News

Sense of history has been important to Bailey

Speaking to a gathering at the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County, Troy Bailey helped provide an informative look Sunday at his family's deep ties to the area in celebration of Black History Month.

Pittsfield economic director excited about potential of YPike Club
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Pittsfield economic director excited about potential of YPike Club

The YPike Club is being rebooted, and Brenda Middendorf could not be happier. Middendorf is the interim executive director of the Pike County Economic Development Corp.

Fishing for Freedom registration underway
Quincy News

Fishing for Freedom registration underway

Registration is underway for the ninth annual Quincy area Fishing for Freedom tribute, an event that honors U.S. veterans and active military personnel.

Steve Eighinger

Ten years later, we're still having lunch

It was 10 years ago that we began the virtual "Lunch with Steve" columns.

Quincy News

Tolton's cause continues to move toward sainthood

The cause of the Rev. Augustus "Father Gus" Tolton, the nation's first black priest who pastored for three years in the late 1800s in Quincy and is buried in St. Peter's Cemetery, continues to move toward sainthood.

Missouri News

Parson boosts 'Focus on Bridges' proposal at stop in Hannibal

Gov. Mike Parson's plan to strengthen Missouri's infrastructure brought him to Hannibal on Wednesday as part of his "Focus on Bridges" proposal.

Waterkotte says United Way provides opportunity make an impact
Quincy News

Waterkotte says United Way provides opportunity make an impact

For Joyce Waterkotte, the decision to be involved with the United Way of Adams County campaign was actually no decision at all.\

Police & Courts

3 injured in accident near New London

The driver and two occupants of a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am required medical treatment after the car slid off the side of Route V at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

JWCC sets 'spring training' for area businesses, industry
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JWCC sets 'spring training' for area businesses, industry

John Wood Community College is applying a Major League Baseball concept many are familiar with at this time of year.