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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.

Cole R-5 budget includes raises across the board

Published Jun. 25 2019

EUGENE — Cole R-5 Eugene Superintendent Dawna Burrow is comfortable with where the district is beginning the 2019-20 fiscal year.

Russellville school board approves budget with salary increases

Published Jun. 25 2019

Russellville Superintendent Perry Gorrell presented the school board with a $6,492,142 budget for the 2019-20 school year during the board's...

History appreciation planned for Lohman festival

Published Jun. 24 2019

The annual Lohman Festival & Lions BBQ is set to celebrate its 16th year of food, fireworks and history...

Missouri Department of Agriculture employee wants to connect consumers to local products

Published Jun. 23 2019

Taylor Tuttle believes in the advancement and education of local agriculture.A marketing specialist at the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the...

US Sen. Blunt asked for more cancer research funding

Published Jun. 22 2019

Sen. Roy Blunt made a few rounds Friday morning in Mid-Missouri, meeting with constituents about cancer research and small businesses.

Eugene school board considers more student activities

Published Jun. 21 2019

EUGENE — The Cole R-5 Eugene school board is planning to increase the extracurricular activity options for students.

Mid-Missouri school districts partner for tornado relief cause

Published Jun. 19 2019

The Cole County R-5 Eugene School District and community members have gathered supplies and monetary donations for families impacted by...

Eldon Middle School to install updated intercom system

Published Jun. 19 2019

The Eldon School Board approved the installation of a new intercom system at their Monday board meeting.

Neighbors donate $20,422 to area tornado relief

Published Jun. 19 2019

More than $20,000 was donated to two organizations helping residents impacted by the May 22 tornado damage.

Tornado response turning long-term

Published Jun. 15 2019

Recovery after the EF-3 tornado that hit Jefferson City nearly a month ago is at least in some ways pivoting...

Travelers comment on U.S. 54 improvement projects

Published Jun. 13 2019

ELDON — Discussion over the safety and operation of U.S. 54 corridor between Route E and Missouri 242 brought about...

Tractor pull rescheduled for fall

Published Jun. 12 2019

The MMTTPA Truck and Tractor Pull is back on this fall.The event, sponsored by Eugene FFA Alumni and MMTTPA, is...

Holts Summit names permanent city administrator

Published Jun. 12 2019

During Tuesday's Holts Summit Board of Aldermen meeting, members appointed Hanna Lechner as permanent city administrator.

Centertown board approves 2020 budget

Published Jun. 12 2019

The Centertown Board of Trustees approved the 2020 village and waterworks budgets at its monthly meeting May 28.

Missionaries clean up church on Ellis Boulevard

Published Jun. 12 2019

More than 60 members of various organizations cut down trees and cleared debris Tuesday at Community Christian Church on Ellis...

BizBeat: Neighborhood bar puts down roots in Old Munichburg

Published Jun. 9 2019

Sal Nuccio wants The Tavern to be Old Munichburg’s neighborhood bar.Nuccio opened the bar in mid-May at 130 E.

Russellville considering medical marijuana regulations

Published Jun. 8 2019

The Russellville Board of Aldermen reviewed two draft ordinances on medical marijuana at its May 16 meeting.

Red Cross disaster victim shelters to consolidate

Published Jun. 7 2019

Temporary shelters that have housed tornado and flood victims in Jefferson City and Eldon will be combined by early next...

New tornado relief efforts underway as Eldon shelter residents move on

Published Jun. 7 2019

ELDON — Eldon residents affected by the May 22 EF-1 tornado are in the process of starting over.The Red Cross...

City Healing service offers emotional support to Jefferson City

Published Jun. 1 2019

Roughly 100 people on Friday night attended City Healing: A Night of Worship and Prayer for Jefferson City at Capital...