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.
Blessing Health System is scheduled to open its third Convenient Care clinic Monday in the Hy-Vee supermarket at 14th and Harrison in Quincy, adding to locations it has in Quincy Shopko and the County Market supermarket in Canton, Mo.
Maybe the District might want to come up with a companion event for its successful ChristKindl Market idea. Maybe in the spring? Or possibly the summer?
JWCC is hosting an information session about its truck driver training program at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Koch's Lane. The college's next class starts Jan. 16.
One of the joys this time of the year are all of the specialty items found at grocery stores, which brings us to the latest edition of "Five and Five" -- five things I am deeply interested in, and five things that get little more than a shrug.
Quincy University unveiled its new broadcast center to the general public Monday afternoon. Without question, it was an impressive sight for all who were on hand. "This is a game changer," said Nora Baldner, a QU assistant professor of communication.
The Rev. Tony Metz says the image presented the Quincy Area Ministerial Association is important to the community. "I think it shows a symbol of unity and can be a force for unity," said Metz, who will serve as QAMA president in 2018.