Staff Writer

Steve Eighinger

217-221-3377
seighinger@whig.com
@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.

Bylines

Steve Eighinger

More stupid criminals, more morons of the month

Criminals are not necessarily getting any smarter these days, and I think the latest edition of "Morons of the Month" proves just that. Bronze medal [Note]Credit card theft is a part of[Note] modern life. That's why it is always heartwarming when someone

ACTION plan hopes to improve Adams County health
Quincy News

ACTION plan hopes to improve Adams County health

QUINCY -- When Chad Rodgers first saw the figures earlier this year, he felt the findings were alarming. And like others, Rodgers knew something needed to be done. Months later, the People in ACTION movement is a reality. Rodgers, the director of operation

Abbott's victory tightens race in sport compacts at Quincy Raceways
Auto Racing

Abbott's victory tightens race in sport compacts at Quincy Raceways

QUINCY -- Maybe that sport compact championship at Quincy Raceways is not a done deal after all. Kim Abbott's feature victory, coupled with a surprising early exit in the main event by points leader Barry Taft, cast a new light on the division Sunday night

Adams County Works seminar to focus on business communication
Business

Adams County Works seminar to focus on business communication

The next Adams County Works Transition Planning seminar is scheduled Wednesday in the Quincy University Hall of Fame Room.

Hannibal News

Rendezvous attendees experience history

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- For Susan Welker, the Bear Creek Rendezvous represents more than getting an up-close-and-personal glimpse at Native American culture. It's also a way for her to connect with her ancestry. Welker, a Hannibal resident for more than a decade

Time to discuss breakout, comeback and driver of year candidates
Auto Racing

Time to discuss breakout, comeback and driver of year candidates

QUINCY -- The local dirt-track season is nearing the home stretch at Quincy Raceways, which means it's a perfect time to examine this season's top accomplishments to date. First, let's look at the leading unofficial driver of the year candidates: 1. Dave W

Quincy News

Leadership summit draws raves from participants

There were some noticeable buzzwords during Thursday's session of the Global Leadership Summit at the Crossing, most notably "leadership" and "community."

Steve Eighinger

This love affair has lasted a lifetime

At this point in time, some of the details are a bit sketchy, but I'm pretty sure I still have the basic facts right.

Quincy News

Resurfacing of Quinsippi Island bridge approved

The Quincy Park Board has approved a resurfacing project for the Quinsippi Island bridge. A unanimous vote Wednesday night cleared the way for the $22,140 project, which will be coordinated by R.L. Brink Construction of Quincy.

Police & Courts

Failure to yield cited in Hannibal crash

One driver suffered minor injuries Wednesday in a two-car crash at the intersection of Veterans Road and Route MM, about one-half mile west of Hannibal.