John Null

Reporter, Host of Left of the Dial, Local Host of All Things Considered

John Null is a part-time reporter at WKMS. Beginning work at WKMS in the spring of 2013, he has since won a national Public Radio News Directors, Inc. and two Kentucky AP awards for his reporting. He lives in Murray. John also enjoys deductive reasoning, not owning animals and regaling friends with his Tracy Ross impression.

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Calloway County Public Library, Facebook

Calloway County judge-executive Larry Elkins and the Calloway County Public Library board are at odds over several issues, including the cost of a future renovation and expansion.

Cinema Systers Film Festival, via Facebook

Paducah’s Maiden Alley Cinema is hosting an all-lesbian film festival this weekend which is advertised as the only festival of its kind in the country.

A Murray woodworking artist has been selected as the Kentucky Arts Council’s featured artist for the months of September and October.

Images via candidates' Facebook pages

Following Congressman Ed Whitfield’s resignation this week, both the Democratic and Republican candidates for his 1st District seat praised the lawmaker’s 22 years in Washington.

Less than a year away now from a total solar eclipse expected to draw thousands of tourists to western Kentucky, the Kentucky Department of Travel and Tourism has launched a website for the event.

Matt Markgraf/WKMS

The Paducah City Commission is in the process of hiring an engineering firm to study the conversion of Broadway and Jefferson streets back to two-way traffic.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The new Eggner’s Ferry Bridge connecting Marshall and Trigg counties is set to fully open to four-lane traffic by the end of next week.

Discovery Park of America

Union City, Tennessee’s Discovery Park of America has announced a more than half million dollar expansion with the addition of the Children’s Discovery Garden.

Sam Locke/The Annoyance Theatre

The sixth annual Little Green Men Days Festival is unfolding this weekend in Hopkinsville. The event marks the 61st anniversary of a well-known alleged alien encounter in rural Kelly, Kentucky.

Ryan Quarles, via Twitter

Kuttawa’s Broadbent Hams has once again won the grand champion prize for its country ham at this year’s Kentucky State Fair.