This month's winners have the usual moronic touch
Steve Eighinger

This month's winners have the usual moronic touch

This might be the most unusual collection of our "Morons of the Month" in quite some time. See what you think of our November "winners" and their questionable conduct: Bronze medal A variety of media reports say an employee at a Louisiana medical clinic

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It's the most wonderful time of the year
Steve Eighinger

It's the most wonderful time of the year

My favorite holiday season is approaching, that marvelous period starting with Thanksgiving and running through New Year's. So what better time to make our monthly check of social media for the most entertaining holiday-themed posts? Our monthly look at

Your Turn/Mary Fretwell
Your Turn

Your Turn/Mary Fretwell

Mary Fretwell, 63, had a long career with the U.S. Postal Service and now is semi-retired, working part-time for the city of Canton. She has lived in the area all her life.

Celebrating the lumps of coal when it comes to Christmas cinema
Steve Eighinger

Celebrating the lumps of coal when it comes to Christmas cinema

It's mid-November, and you realize what that means, don't you? It's time for Christmas. I saw at least two Quincy homes earlier this week with Christmas lights adorning their fronts. And not far behind those houses with the holiday lights will be the Chri

We all knew Jack was headed to the bottom of the ocean
Steve Eighinger

We all knew Jack was headed to the bottom of the ocean

Ever since I was a wee lad, I have loved to watch movies. (OK, before we get any deeper into this, I was never any sort of a "wee lad," but you know what I mean.)

Your Turn/Whitney McKeown
Your Turn

Your Turn/Whitney McKeown

Whitney McKeown, 32, grew up in Carthage and works for University of Illinois Extension as a program coordinator for Hancock County. She is married to her husband of seven years with two children, a boy age 5 and a girl age 3. In her spare time, she enjoy

A look at some wrestling greats
Steve Eighinger

A look at some wrestling greats

Way back when I was in elementary school -- which, by the way, was not at the time of the Pilgrims -- my friends and I would often talk about our favorite TV shows. Most of my buddies would argue about what was the best cartoon.

Time to reinstate the honorary bobbleheads
Steve Eighinger

Time to reinstate the honorary bobbleheads

Today we are reinstating a tradition that called this space home about 10 years ago -- honorary bobbleheads for local individuals whose contributions may have long been overlooked.

Your Turn/Gary DeClue
Your Turn

Your Turn/Gary DeClue

Gary L. DeClue, 67, is a professor emeritus at John Wood Community College. He grew up in Farmington, Mo. and taught music at Clark County R-I Schools in Kahoka, Mo., Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville; North Mahaska Schools in New Sharon,

That gravelly, good-natured voice will never be forgotten
Steve Eighinger

That gravelly, good-natured voice will never be forgotten

I would always smile when my phone would ring at The Herald-Whig and I saw Gene Hutter's name pop up on caller ID. It was always easy to predict the first words of every conversation with him. I would answer with a "hello" and then wait.