Nicole Erwin

Multimedia Journalist (for Ohio Valley ReSource, WKMS)

Nicole Erwin is a Murray native and started working at WKMS during her time at Murray State University as a Psychology undergraduate student. Nicole left her job as a PTL dispatcher to join the newsroom after she was hired by former News Director Bryan Bartlett. Since, Nicole has completed a Masters in Sustainable Development from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia where she lived for 2 1/2 years.

Nicole also worked in South Korea as a journalist where she anchored the local English TV news, hosted a national radio show and freelanced with the Jeju Weekly. She is an avid traveler with more than 25 countries under her belt and finds beauty in the environment and the stories within it.

Nicole Erwin | Ohio Valley ReSource

A death in a Nevada hospital made national headlines this month because the patient’s infection could not be treated with any of the antibiotics doctors usually rely on. Antibiotic resistance is a growing problem. Part of the solution could come from farms. Starting this month a new rule limits the antibiotics used on livestock. Ohio Valley ReSource agriculture reporter Nicole Erwin and WFPL’s health reporter Lisa Gillespie teamed up to learn more about this effort to stop “superbugs.”

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

As Northside Baptist Pastor Brett Miles led the devotional and prayer for a group of approximately 70 Trump supporters Friday morning, he asked the group to acknowledge the luxury of calling this country home.


Nicole Erwin / WKMS

Kentucky's Attorney General says the number one way to combat elder scams is to be prepared.

Andy Beshear met with senior citizens in Murray Wednesday at the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center to discuss his 'Scam Alerts' program and warn of common tactics used by scammers who tend to prey on the elderly.

Kentucky State Police, Wikimedia Commons

 

  Kentucky corrections officials say a prisoner has died of injuries from a fight with another inmate earlier this month. The state Department of Corrections says the inmate died Wednesday of injuries he suffered during a Jan. 4 fight at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange.

kystudentenvironmentalcoalition.org

  Members of the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition met with state legislators Friday to discuss the Energy Opportunity Act, a bill KSEC hopes to pass this legislative session.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

  Four days into her new position as Paducah Mayor, Brandi Harless is asking the city’s business leaders to keep her accountable for her campaign promises. Addressing about 350 people at the ‘State of the City-County’ Power and Partnership breakfast Thursday, she then gave out her email address as an act of sincerity. Harless also touched on projects started by the previous administration that she would be completing during her four-year term.

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  An over-abundance of wheat produced last year has market values almost half of what they were in 2013. To reflect on the 2016 crop, Kentucky wheat growers and specialists from across the Commonwealth are gathering Thursday in Hopkinsville for the 2017 Winter Wheat Meeting.

TVA

Within the next five months, President-elect Donald Trump could appoint a majority of the board for the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nation's largest government-owned utility. 

www.med.uky.edu, UK College of Medicine

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is expanding its medical school to south-central Kentucky and the western part of the state.

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All eight of Kentucky's presidential electors have cast their ballots for Donald Trump, who won by a landslide, claiming more than 60 percent of the state's popular vote in November.

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