John Null


John Null, a native of Benton, KY, is a senior at Murray State University and newswriting intern at WKMS. He is majoring in journalism and minoring in film studies. John's goal is to become a magazine columnist, film critic or screenwriter. Neither a borrower nor a lender-be, John enjoys deductive reasoning, not owning animals and regaling friends with his Tracy Ross impression.


3:10 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Henry County Emergency Management Training Exercise Set for Thurs., Fri.

Henry County, Tenn. residents may receive a knock at the door on Thursday and Friday as part of a disaster preparedness training exercise.

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Student Loss
12:51 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Two Christian County High School Students Killed in Wreck

Funeral arrangements are being set for two Christian County High School students killed Friday when their truck collided with a parked tractor-trailer on the shoulder of the Martha Layne Collins Bluegrass Parkway.

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2:40 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Christian County Schools Moving to Correct Discipline Discrimination

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After a lengthy investigation, the Christian County Board of Education is currently taking steps to comply with recommendations to correct racial discrimination in Christian County Public Schools' discipline application.

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11:15 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Urges Flipping the Ky. House at Calloway GOP Dinner

Calloway GOP chair Greg DeLancey's selfie at Saturday's event.
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Western Kentucky Republicans gathered at Murray State University’s Curris Center this weekend for the Calloway County GOP’s Lincoln-Reagan Dinner, themed around the prospect of flipping control of the Kentucky House of Representatives to Republican control.

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2:01 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Bevin Says McConnell 'Afraid' to Debate, Accepts KET Invitation

With a little more than two months to go until Kentucky's primary election, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Matt Bevin says his opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, refuses to debate him.

Bevin’s camp announced Monday he has accepted KET's debate invitation  for April 21. Bevin says McConnell won’t be there, however, because he doesn’t want to talk about the issues.

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7:20 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Hype Around Lincoln Reagan Dinner To Flip House

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Kentucky Republicans will gather this weekend at Murray State University for a GOP dinner themed around taking control of the state House of Representatives.

Texas Governor Rick Perry is the keynote speaker of the 2014 West Kentucky Lincoln-Reagan Dinner taking place Saturday evening at the Curris Center’s third floor ballroom.

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1:27 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Collapsed Murray Building Set for Demolition

The collapsed downtown Murray building will be demolished following a structural engineer's report.

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4:09 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Alleged Paris Beating Victim Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Perjury, Stands by Original Report

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A Paris, Tenn. man who says he was beaten and robbed last year has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor perjury.

Joe Williams had been charged with a Class D felony of a false report of arson or robbery. Williams’ attorney, Sunny Eaton of Nashville, said her client still stands by his account and merely admitted to omitting details in his original report which he later told police.

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5:28 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

EKU Loss Fields' Final OVC Game as Racer

Dexter (23) after his final game at the CFSB Center.
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On Friday, amid a blistering second half rally that saw the Racers erase a double-digit deficit in their OVC tournament semifinal match-up against Eastern Kentucky, the fouling out of senior guard Dexter Fields with 1:18 left in the game seemed inconsequential. But after Cameron Payne’s last-second heave clanged off the rim, the gravity of that fifth foul became apparent: 23-year-old Fields’ career as a Racer was over. 

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4:14 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Weather Related Closings and Cancellations for Friday, March 7

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Updated 7:54 p.m.

We'll continue to update this post as we receive more closings:

The following school districts have cancelled classes for Friday, March 7: 

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