Hannah Bullard


Hannah Bullard is a junior at Murray State University, majoring in journalism with a minor in biology.

She’s from Herndon, Kentucky. Herndon is a tight-knit farming community just twenty minutes south of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. She’s inspired by the closeness of her community.

She feels she gets her desire to be involved in community from her parents who are active in the Christian County area.

Hannah first began listening to public radio on a cross-country road trip. She appreciates the uniqueness and substance that public radio offers to listeners.

She’s proud to be serving her Western Kentucky home through WKMS News.

Kentucky New Era

Christian County Commonwealth’s Attorney Rick Boling will be absent from courtrooms following protests outside the Christian County Justice Center calling for his resignation.


  A pipe manufacturer has announced it will be closing its plant in Paducah, but the company also said it has a potential buyer that could restart operations and save more than 100 jobs.

matthew-bowden, Wikicommons

A new water treatment plant in Cadiz is expected to be operational by September. 


Henry County, Tennessee will receive a $100,000 dollar grant from the state for site development of a former clay mining operation.


 This article has been updated. 

A recent study ranks Murray State University as having more restrictive policies on free speech compared to other universities and colleges in the state.

Hannah Bullard

For 34 years Ft. Campbell has honored 248 fallen soldiers from a 1985 peace-keeping mission in Sinai, Egypt. This year, Fort Campbell held a relocation ceremony for the Gander Memorial Tree Park.

Kentucky State Parks

  Lake Barkley State Resort Park is getting about $6 million dollars for renovations as a part of a Kentucky initiative to upgrade the state’s parks. 


  National Weather Service officials expect in west Kentucky the first wintry precipitation event of the season Monday evening.

Murray State University / Bob Jackson

  As power shifts in Frankfort after this month’s elections, the question rises, “what does this mean for a public university?” In an interview with WKMS’ Chad Lampe, Murray State University President Bob Jackson said he is looking forward to working with the new governor in regard to funding and making a case for public education.

Lukasz Stefanski / 123rf Stock Photo

  Two candidates will face off in December to see who will represent northwest Tennessee in the state House of Representatives.