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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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.

Posters: Defender Films/Bleecker Street

On Thursday's Sounds Good, John Null caught up with Maiden Alley Cinema's John Holt to discuss a couple movies with some common themes coming to Paducah's arthouse theater in the next two weeks. The New Zealand-set comic adventure Hunt for the Wilderpeople and drama Captain Fantastic both feature characters that head into the wild, for different reasons.

Ryan Quarles / Facebook

Kentucky agriculture commissioner Ryan Quarles has joined Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s agricultural advisory committee.

Composite via adamedelen.com/Twitter

Former state auditor Adam Edelen and Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones launched a new political initiative Tuesday aimed at rejuvenating the Democratic party in Kentucky.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has made several appointments to the governing boards of state universities, including the Murray State University Board of Regents.

Murray State University

A field research station on Kentucky Lake has received a $3.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation that will fund the study of toxic algae blooms.

Keith Todd/KYTC

When the multi-use walkway on the new Eggner’s Ferry Bridge opens, pedestrians or cyclists will notice a series of etchings cut into the galvanized steel guardrail.

Murray Main Street, via Facebook

A website aimed at “transforming the way people make big life decisions” has ranked Calloway County as the 2nd best county to live in in Kentucky.

Amazon Studios and IFC Films/The 48 Hour Film Project

In the next two weeks, Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema is featuring Todd Solondz's comedy Wiener-Dog, about a dachsund and its many dysfunctional owners. Plus, MAC hosts aspiring filmmakers for the annual 48 Hour Film Project. John Null caught up with MAC's John Holt to discuss the coming attractions.

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