Sherlock Holmes tops list of favorite TV, movie crime solvers
Steve Eighinger

Sherlock Holmes tops list of favorite TV, movie crime solvers

Ever since I was a wee lad — yes, at one time I wore clothing with tags lower than "3XL" — I envisioned myself as a private detective or police investigator, much like Humphrey Bogart in those old black-and-white films.

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Most of those 2020 baseball rules are solid
Steve Eighinger

Most of those 2020 baseball rules are solid

Some random thoughts on a gorgeous fall day ... We're less than a week away from the Major League Baseball postseason, an event we had no idea would even be possible a few months ago.

Your Turn/Roger Leenerts
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Your Turn/Roger Leenerts

Roger A. Leenerts, 56, has been married for 32 years to Julie, and they have two daughters, one son and one son-in-law. He is the facilitator for the new Adams County CEO group, teaches part-time at Quincy University and provides some consulting services.

Patrick, Olbermann lead ESPN all-time greats
Steve Eighinger

Patrick, Olbermann lead ESPN all-time greats

Part of me says it is not possible, but ESPN is marking its 41st anniversary this month.

As fall arrives, so does a stronger sense of hope
Steve Eighinger

As fall arrives, so does a stronger sense of hope

Since late March I have felt as if I have been caught in some kind of crazy time warp. A serious, serious crazy time warp.

Your Turn/Jean Brown
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Your Turn/Jean Brown

Jean Brown, 46, lives outside of Nauvoo with her husband Tom and their three boys, Parker (7), Avery (5) and Reagan (3). Brown grew up in Bowen and went to Western Illinois University, where she studied psychology.

Common sense and criminals not necessarily compatible
Steve Eighinger

Common sense and criminals not necessarily compatible

Common sense can be a big help for a would-be criminal. Of course, if you're considering a life of crime that common-sense thing is obviously a problem already. But that's another story for a another day.

007 music as important as villains, gadgets and girls
Steve Eighinger

007 music as important as villains, gadgets and girls

The countdown continues. So does the anticipation. While the next James Bond movie, "No Time to Die," doesn't hit theaters until late November, we've tried to keep all the 007 fans' collective appetite whetted with occasional columns.

Your Turn/Trenton Murfin
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Your Turn/Trenton Murfin

Trenton Murfin, 26, has served as an Edward Jones financial advisor in his hometown of Quincy for the last three years. His primary goal is to help members of the community find their purpose, achieve their goals and live the life of their choice by provi

This promises to be a fall unlike any other
Steve Eighinger

This promises to be a fall unlike any other

Officially, autumn does not "begin" until later this month. But I think for the majority of people, Labor Day weekend traditionally means summer is over and fall has arrived.