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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Religion

Bauer will be remembered as a 'gentle spirit'

Dave Cawthon cherished his friendship with the Rev. Roy Bauer, the longtime pastor of St. Peter Parish who passed away late Friday night. "The Quincy area lost a saint, but heaven gained one," Cawthon said. "And that's a fact." Bauer, 83, was one of the most recognized and respected individuals of the parish, even after his June 2004 retirement.

Those playoff games are cause for anxiety in Guthrie household
Steve Eighinger

Those playoff games are cause for anxiety in Guthrie household

Bruce Guthrie is a proud father. And a nervous one, too ... Bruce's son, Zach, 29, is an assistant coach for the Jazz,, which makes those playoff games must-see TV for Guthrie family.

Woodworth flips script on Elston in crate late model race
Auto Racing

Woodworth flips script on Elston in crate late model race

QUINCY -- Denny Woodworth didn't wait long to extract dirt-track revenge. Woodworth rallied late in the crate late model season-opening feature at Quincy Raceways on April 9, only to finish a bumper behind Tommy Elston. Those same two hotshoes looked heade

Hancock County CEO trade show May 2
Business

Hancock County CEO trade show May 2

Hancock County's Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities Class will host its annual trade show May 2.

Quincy News

Global Leadership Conference designed to strengthen community

The Crossing will be one of the host churches for this year's Global Leadership Conference. The Aug. 10-11 conference is a production of the Willow Creek Association, a worldwide interdenominational network of more than 7,000 churches. The conference will

Quincy Raceways fans may see more crate lates
Auto Racing

Quincy Raceways fans may see more crate lates

Quincy Raceways fans will probably to get to see the UMP Crate Late Models more than originally planned. Track promoter Ken Dobson says he may retool this year's schedule to add a few more dates for the crates, who drew 14 cars back on opening night April 9.

Lipp becomes 22nd CNA of the Year award winner
Quincy News

Lipp becomes 22nd CNA of the Year award winner

Patricia Lipp, who has served as a certified nurse assistant for 35 years and is employed at Luther Manor in Hannibal, Mo., is this year's CNA of the Year award winner, chosen from a field of 14 nominees.

Some baseball movies swing and miss
Steve Eighinger

Some baseball movies swing and miss

For every classic baseball movie, there have been some swings and misses in portraying the national pastime on the silver screen. Some were simply so bad they deserve their own special recognition.

Quincy News

Changing focus: K of C Barbecue taking closer look at alcohol sales, expanding carnival

There could be some noticeable changes to this year's K of C Barbecue fundraiser. "We want to get back to being a fundraiser and not so much a social event," said Mark Holtschlag, grand knight of the Quincy Knights of Columbus.

Fishing for Freedom still needs 30 volunteer boaters
Quincy News

Fishing for Freedom still needs 30 volunteer boaters

Fishing for Freedom organizers are still in need of volunteer boaters to assist with the three-day event in June.