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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.

Hunting brings together youth, mobility-impaired

Published Feb. 20 2019

Hunters trudged through more than 200 acres of icy land all day Feb. 17 on foot or in track-wheelchairs tough...

Jamestown BOE to explore four-day school week

Published Feb. 20 2019

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Board of Education is looking into the possibility of a four-day school week for the district.

Trivia night supports Marriage Encounter

Published Feb. 20 2019

In support of married couples looking for more "us time," a black-light bash trivia event will benefit the couples at...

Jamestown educational lessons, free breakfast celebrate FFA week

Published Feb. 20 2019

In celebration of National FFA week, Jamestown High School students will start by educating youth and the public.

Russellville FFA experiences agriculture around the world

Published Feb. 20 2019

Five Russellville FFA students will take their agriculture experience out of the country for the first time this summer.

Free breakfast in Russellville for FFA supporters

Published Feb. 20 2019

During FFA week, Russellville chapter will pause festivities to thank the community with a free breakfast.

Russellville's Tina Amick finds new purpose as parks director

Published Feb. 20 2019

RUSSELLVILLE — As a mom, Tina Amick knew her four boys needed her for many things at home. When they...

Russellville Spanish instructor provides home to exchange student

Published Feb. 13 2019

Students, staff and host family members sang "Happy Birthday" to Peach, a foreign exchange student from Thailand.

Local SB 40 residents attend Night to Shine prom

Published Feb. 13 2019

The undeniable love that was in the room was unlike any other. No one disagreed that Mariah LaRue was one...

Moniteau County gets free reading tool through library

Published Feb. 13 2019

The Moniteau County Library is increasing the number of young readers with a free digital program.

First-year teacher seeks donors to put technology in students' hands

Published Feb. 6 2019

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

Painting brings locals together

Published Feb. 6 2019

Karen Wood was looking for an activity to have a fun bonding experience with her friends. Typically, she can be...

Business soars in sewing machine sales

Published Feb. 6 2019

BARNETT, Mo. — Located on a family farm since 1999, Top Stitch at 20449 Highway C, provides customers with what...

Recycling brings in dollars for Jamestown school

Published Jan. 30 2019

The end of a product's original use doesn't have to be the death of its life. Jamestown's parent-teacher organization is...

Final fundraisers for senior trip

Published Jan. 30 2019

More than half of the Jamestown senior class will head to sunny Tampa, Florida, for their annual class trip.

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...

Sweet hobby creates maple syrup in Missouri

Published Jan. 23 2019

For the past 10 years, Jeff Leftwich picks a cold day in January and puts a few spiles in the...

Behind the scenes of a zookeeper

Published Jan. 23 2019

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

Ten years in Centertown, Shirk's Country Market expands

Published Jan. 16 2019

For the past nine years, customers stood up front and ordered a sandwich made with homemade bread or sweet roll...

Senior signs with Columbia College

Published Jan. 16 2019

RUSSELLVILLE — Makenzie Schwartz wanted nothing more than to try a few sports in sixth grade to get active.