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 University is celebrating reaching its QU Fund goal -- again. For the eighth straight year, the school has surpassed its $1 million target, finishing with $1.064 million.
MONTICELLO. Mo. -- The Lewis County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate a series of vehicle break-ins in Durham and Ewing. More than a dozen reports have been received in recent months. In all of the cases, the vehicle in question had been left u
PALMYRA, Mo. -- An 18-year-old Fort Madison, Iowa, resident is being held in the Lewis County Jail connection with a series of thefts in the region. The Lewis County Sheriff's Department reports Christopher E. Guzman is being held on a $15,000 cash-only bo
The Salvation Army is distributing electric fans to those in need. It is an annual practice during summer months when excessive can be a problem for many. The fans will be distributed in both Quincy and Hannibal.
QUINCY -- The most interesting storyline to emerge Sunday night at Quincy Raceways came off the track. Terry Gallaher, a four-time late model champ at 8000 Broadway and a 2012 inductee into the track's hall of fame, has admitted he is considering accepting
People who don't fall somewhere in the upper end of the baby-boom generation may not remember pulling into a gas station and waiting for an attendant to emerge and wash your windows and pump your gas.
It's almost time. Many true dirt-track racing fans relish this time of the year, especially those who love the big-bodied late models. This is when one of the sport's true treats emerges -- the DIRTCar Summer Nationals, also known as "The Hell Tour." This
The fourth edition of the Quincy Optimist Club Super Kids Soap Box Derby, which crowned four champions during an 11-hour Grand Prix of Gravity, provided another example of how the human spirit can accomplish marvelous things.