Tara Lipoff, Eiffel Terror and Twitch will never let you down
Steve Eighinger

Tara Lipoff, Eiffel Terror and Twitch will never let you down

We made a family pilgrimage to Scotties Fun Spot to a watch a little women's roller derby action. The Dark River Derby Coalition was in action, and I have never left a team bout anything but satisfied.

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On a day when a dad was never more proud
Steve Eighinger

On a day when a dad was never more proud

Kaysi, my daughter who lives in Ohio, knows her dad well. Very well. She realizes one of my strengths is not keeping a secret.

John McCain has been on a mission all his life
Doug Wilson

John McCain has been on a mission all his life

U.S. Sen. John McCain's diagnosis of brain cancer will change the Senate. The 80-year-old McCain is a one-of-a-kind politician who defies simple labels. A Republican, with 34 years in Congress, including 30 in the Senate, he has withstood challenges from

Your Turn/Blake Roderick
Your Turn

Your Turn/Blake Roderick

Your Turn/Blake Roderick

Cooperstown, zombies and meeting Don Dillard
Steve Eighinger

Cooperstown, zombies and meeting Don Dillard

Every few years, I feel the need to update my bucket list, things I would like to do or accomplish before heading to that big keyboard in the sky. Today I feel that need.

Amy's happy, I'm happy
Steve Eighinger

Amy's happy, I'm happy

Amy Looten, the former executive director of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce who is now a vice president of marketing with HomeBank, is a huge fan of "Suits" on the USA Network. This all brings us to today's latest installment of "Five and Five."

We need another major summer holiday
Steve Eighinger

We need another major summer holiday

We need another summer holiday. And, yes, I have an idea about what we should celebrate.

A few bright spots in gloomy political landscape
Doug Wilson

A few bright spots in gloomy political landscape

There's more than enough negative political news to go around. Let's change that trend with a few positive developments. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced last week that he was ordering a state agency to cut some red tape.

Your Turn/Beth Forbes
Your Turn

Your Turn/Beth Forbes

Elizabeth Irene Forbes, called Beth by everyone, 43, is Kevin Maas' wife and Maddie Maas' mom. She was born and raised in Quincy within three blocks of all her extended family, but she has had adventures all over the country.

A Facebook Network would be a great idea
Steve Eighinger

A Facebook Network would be a great idea

It occurred to me while wading through posts late Thursday night that a Facebook Network would be a great idea for television.