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Danisha Hogue (Reporter)

Phone: 573-761-0243
Danisha Hogue is a reporter for the Jefferson City News Tribune and California Democrat newspapers, covering areas in Cole, Moniteau and Miller counties including Russellville, Eugene, Centertown, Jamestown and Eldon. While attending Missouri State University, Hogue reported for local NPR affiliate KSMU and campus newspaper The Standard. After earning a bachelor's degree in print/internet journalism, she was a new media specialist for Missouri State University-West Plains. In her free time she takes care of her dog.

Miller County health officials propose raising Eldon's tobacco purchase age

Published Feb. 19 2019

Eldon could soon raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in city limits to 21 instead of 18.

Hunting event brings youth, mobility-impaired together

Published Feb. 18 2019

Hunters trudged through more than 200 acres of icy land all day Sunday on foot or in track wheelchairs, tough...

Trivia night to support Marriage Encounter

Published Feb. 18 2019

A blacklight bash trivia event will benefit couples participating in Jefferson City Marriage Encounter.

Russellville's Tina Amick finds new purpose as parks director

Published Feb. 17 2019

As a mom, Tina Amick knew her four boys needed her for many things at home. When they no longer...

Parsons' food drive nets 3,000 pounds for food pantry

Published Feb. 17 2019

Mid-Missouri residents brought donations to the "Heart for the Hungry" food drive on Feb. 16, 2019, at the Missouri Governor's...

Russellville Spanish instructor provides home to exchange student

Published Feb. 14 2019

Not many people help make their own birthday treats.One recent Thursday night, a Russellville student and parent iced vanilla and...

Eldon appoints new city administrator

Published Feb. 12 2019

The city of Eldon has appointed Deborah A. Guthrie as the city administrator during a board meeting Monday.

Kung fu master Hu Cheng teaches art in Jefferson City

Published Feb. 11 2019

"The Legend of Kung Fu" is the story of a young boy who wants to become a kung fu master....

Deadline extended for Rock Island Trail decision

Published Feb. 9 2019

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has been granted more time to decide if it will accept the Rock Island...

Russellville teacher fundraises for classroom technology

Published Feb. 7 2019

After growing up in California, Karin Bolinger knows what it's like to be a student in a rural community.

Learning programs help Eldon students see fewer Fs

Published Feb. 5 2019

A personalized learning tool has helped Eldon Middle School see a dramatic decrease in the number of failing grades in...

No move for Russellville Middle School

Published Jan. 31 2019

The Board of Education for the Cole County R-1 School District in Russellville has decided a previous plan to merge...

Eldon city administrator resigns

Published Jan. 30 2019

Eldon City Administrator Debbie Feeback resigned this month, breaking her three-year contract.

Eldon apprenticeship program prepares youth for success

Published Jan. 29 2019

The Missouri Registered Apprenticeship Program has grown past its original expectations in Mid-Missouri, as evidenced by its success in the...

Race not won for Rock Island Trail

Published Jan. 27 2019

With the Feb. 21 deadline approaching for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to accept the Rock Island Railroad corridor,...

Limited activity available at Farm Service Agency offices

Published Jan. 24 2019

On day 34 of the partial federal government shutdown, Farm Service Agency employees nationwide, including those in the Moniteau County...

Moniteau County 4-H youth gain experience with zoo animals

Published Jan. 24 2019

Over winter break, most students enjoy sleeping in, watching TV and playing for hours indoors.This was not the case for...

Eldon changes city code for tattoo business

Published Jan. 24 2019

Eldon changes city code that regulates tattoo parlors.

Traveler safety top concern for highway engineer

Published Jan. 20 2019

A strong advocate for driver safety and critical thinking, Nicole Hood found her passion at Missouri Department of Transportation.

Ten years in, Centertown Shirk’s Country Market expands

Published Jan. 20 2019

For the past nine years, customers have pulled their cars onto the gravel parking lot just off U.S. 50 and...