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.
QUINCY -- At some point, Barry Taft envisions moving up from the sport compact class to stock cars or maybe a modified. Taft's sport compact rivals undoubtedly hope that decision comes sooner, rather than later. Taft won his second straight...
The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers from both West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.
The Rev. Jim Dennis says the goal of the Global Leadership Summit is a simple one -- to strengthen the communities of West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.
John Wood Community College has been named one of the five safest campuses in America by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.
Three new tenants will soon be joining the business lineup at the Quincy Mall. Spring openings are scheduled for VIP Cinemas, Quest Games Unlimited and Quincy Spas.
There are days when I realize just how wide the generation gap can be. Such was the case over the weekend when we had a couple of the grandkids help us with things like lugging up bags and boxes of stuff from the basement.