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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Kentucky Farm Bureau, via Facebook

The Kentucky Farm Bureau is hosting a forum this Friday in Murray for the candidates hoping to succeed retiring 1st District Congressman Ed Whitfield.

Kentucky Democratic Party, via Facebook

As the race for the Democratic nomination for president tightens between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the Kentucky Democratic Party now knows how many superdelegates it will seat at this year’s party convention.

Author: Ken Thomas, via Wikimedia Commons

A company that produces bourbon barrels is expanding their operations in Kentucky, investing $12 million in a new mill in Marshall County.

Both images from candidates' Facebook pages

Both Republican Senator Rand Paul and one of his Democratic challengers offered April Fools jokes Friday.

Major General Gary Volesky, via Twitter

Major General Gary Volesky provided an update live from Baghdad Thursday on Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division’s deployment in Iraq.

NASA/Google Maps

The Kentucky Senate adopted a resolution Tuesday recognizing Hopkinsville as the “best place on Earth” to view next year’s total solar eclipse.

The resolution was introduced by 3rd District state Sen. Whitney Westerfield.

http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/

Update: The Kentucky Senate has passed House Bill 40, which allows for the expungement of some Class D felonies from criminal records. The bill now heads back to the House.

Marshall County Fiscal Court

Economic development officials in Marshall County are awaiting word on whether or not a project that could bring nearly 50 jobs to the county will be approved for state financial incentives.

Marion By-the-Drink Alcohol Vote Fails

Mar 23, 2016
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UPDATE: Marion residents have voted to keep their city dry after a special election Tuesday night.

Only 298 votes were cast against legalizing by-the-drink alcohol sales, but that was enough to best the 245 in favor.

Kentucky Wildcats, via Facebook

University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari used Twitter Wednesday to announce that every eligible player on the Wildcats squad will submit their names for the NBA Draft.

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