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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.

Tax levy approved for Jamestown District

Published Aug. 24 2019

The Jamestown Board of Education approved the 2019 property tax levy Aug. 22, Superintendent Gretchen Guitard said.

Jefferson City Budget Committee debates internship funding

Published Aug. 23 2019

Ward 5 Councilman Jon Hensley kicked off the Jefferson City Budget Committee funding requests discussions Thursday by requesting $21,000 be...

New Russellville board member appointed

Published Aug. 23 2019

The Russellville Board of Education appointed Chera McCoy to the board at a special meeting Thursday night, Superintendent Perry Gorrell...

Jefferson City Police Department vehicle requests top budget discussion

Published Aug. 23 2019

About 10 Jefferson City Police Peace Officers Association members attended the Jefferson City Budget Committee meeting Thursday evening to show...

Jefferson City Housing Authority discusses medical marijuana policy

Published Aug. 21 2019

The Jefferson City Housing Authority Board of Commissioners is considering prohibiting current residents and applicants from using medical marijuana in...

Survey identifies West Main properties for National Register

Published Aug. 21 2019

Properties near West Main Street in Jefferson City could be placed on the National Park Service's National Register of Historic...

Centertown explores options for storm siren

Published Aug. 19 2019

CENTERTOWN, Mo. — The village may seek funds for an emergency warning siren to increase resident safety, officials said.

City counselor enjoys 'fruits of the work'

Published Aug. 18 2019

Jefferson City Counselor Ryan Moehlman applies his critical thinking and problem-solving skills daily.

Russellville school board interviews scheduled

Published Aug. 17 2019

The Russellville Board of Education is moving forward in filing an empty school board seat.At the Thursday board meeting, members...

DNR taking a deeper look into Rock Island Trail funding

Published Aug. 17 2019

A fourth extension was granted for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Missouri Central Railroad to reach a decision...

Eldon looks to grants, loans for wastewater work

Published Aug. 16 2019

The Eldon Board of Aldermen agreed to seek grant and loan funding for improvements to its wastewater system.

Demolition funding tops Planning, Protective Services requests

Published Aug. 16 2019

An uptick in potential demolition projects for the Jefferson City Planning and Protective Services Department topped the funding requests for...

Proposal would pay salaried city staff overtime during emergencies

Published Aug. 15 2019

The Jefferson City Council Committee on Administration recommended exempt city staff be eligible for overtime or compensation time during state...

Jamestown wastewater project delayed

Published Aug. 14 2019

Improvements at the Jamestown wastewater treatment plant are behind the projected completion date.At the site, which is about a quarter-mile...

Potential West Main historic districts identified by survey

Published Aug. 14 2019

Results from a historic resources survey found potential in West Main Street homes for placement on the National Park Service's...

'The hardest job you'll ever love'

Published Aug. 12 2019

When a house catches fire in the middle of the night in Cole, Boone, Cooper or Moniteau counties, Tom Shands...

Street staff steering toward concrete repair method

Published Aug. 11 2019

Jefferson City staff have identified a cost-effective and more appealing way to repair concrete streets.

Jefferson City staff recommend airport terminal be demolished

Published Aug. 9 2019

Jefferson City Public Works staff recommended the terminal building at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport be demolished after massive flooding...

Truman Building undergoing repairs

Published Aug. 7 2019

Sidewalks surrounding the Harry S. Truman Building have been closed while repairs to the state office building's walls are under...

Water tower improvements to increase Centertown bills

Published Aug. 7 2019

The Centertown Board of Trustees is considering seeking funds from a Community Development Block Grant for the village's water tower...