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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.

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...

The Food Bank's mobile pantry feeding thousands in Russellville

Published Jan. 17 2019

Mobile food pantry feeding thousands in areaOn a windy day in January, volunteers quickly exited their vehicles when the...

Area school board races draw over 20 candidates

Published Jan. 16 2019

Twenty-one people have filed as candidates in school board races around the Jefferson City area.

Black Light Bingo Bash set in St. Martins

Published Jan. 15 2019

They take bingo to a whole new level at the St. Martins Knights of Columbus Black Light Bash Bingo."It's kind...

History lives with local arrowhead collector

Published Jan. 13 2019

Walking through a local creek, someone could find plastic bottles, used needles and soda cans collecting on the shore. You...

Shutdown pauses Russellville wastewater project

Published Jan. 12 2019

The city of Russellville remains in the early phases of two major improvement projects.“We’re trying to do things to enhance...

Eldon aldermen opt for conservative budget

Published Jan. 12 2019

ELDON — After almost a month of discussion, the Eldon Board of Aldermen adopted a bare-bones 2019 budget Wednesday that...

1900s German immigrants showcased in presentation

Published Jan. 3 2019

Local family history brought more than 60 people to the Missouri State Museum's first Landing After Hours event of the...

Love of the land started early for Mid-Missouri retiree

Published Dec. 31 2018

Moniteau County has been home to Nancy Kirby for most of her life.

Road signs tell stories of Missouri residents

Published Dec. 23 2018

Across the state, motorists pass hundreds of road signs. Some give direction; others pay respect to citizens' contributions or to...

Career-ready programs OK'd at Eldon High School

Published Dec. 23 2018

Jobs for American Graduates-Missouri will now be part of the Eldon School District.Approved during the Dec.

Children find a safe place to land

Published Dec. 21 2018

Tammy Rodgers always wanted to be a mom. She knew she would be able to help children who needed care...

Operation TOYS brings Christmas cheer

Published Dec. 16 2018

Christmas came early for 101 area children who were invited to Operation Take Our Youth Shopping.

1,782 veterans honored during Wreaths for Heroes

Published Dec. 16 2018

In the Jefferson City National Cemetery, Harold Brown's grave sits next to his wife, Gladys.

Eldon police chief honored for work on murder case

Published Dec. 13 2018

ELDON — Police Chief Brian Kidwell was recognized for his work in the 1984 case of missing person Tammy Rothganger.

Eldon Career Center celebrates 50th year

Published Dec. 4 2018

Over its 50 years, the Eldon Career Center's offerings and approaches may have changed, but its goal has been constant.

Shedding light in a dark place

Published Nov. 25 2018

Providing inmates a space to practice their faith is the objective of Pastor David Tolliver, chaplain at Jefferson City Correctional...

Rock Island Trail proposed stops in small communities

Published Nov. 25 2018

In anticipation of a Rock Island Trail, towns along the 144-mile corridor are beginning to dream of how they might...

Report author: Rock Island Trail 'kind of no-brainer'

Published Nov. 25 2018

A proposed recreational walking, biking and horseback riding trail in Central Missouri would likely bring more tourism as well as...