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.
Organizers of the ninth annual Quincy area Fishing for Freedom event say some additional volunteers are still needed for this year's event.
John Wood Community College officials are pleased with the results from the first year of a three-year pilot program designed to attract more students from Northeast Missouri.
Tyrone Williams and Harold Williams, both of Hannibal, Mo., were two of three men sentenced to prison Wednesday for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic narcotics in Northeast Missouri and West-Central Illinois.
John Wood Community College continues to see an increase in the number of students from four-year universities taking summer courses at the school.
First of all, I have all the respect in the world for people who live in Florida. In fact, I have quite a but of sympathy for them, judging by the kind of criminals they have to deal with on a regular basis.