John Null

Host of Left of the Dial

John Null is a former 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. 

John currently hosts the program "Left of the Dial."

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Album cover via RCA

Host of Left of the Dial John Null has tallied the numbers, adjusted his abacus and released the white smoke from atop the Fine Arts building, arriving at his top ten lists for both music and movies released in 2016.

Murray Ledger & Times, via Pogue Library archives

This week marks 20 years since Rod Ferrell, a 16-year-old Calloway County High School student, led a group of blood-drinking teens on a road trip to Lake County, Florida, where he brutally killed Richard and Ruth Wendorf, the parents of one of his friends.

John Null/WKMS

The Murray City Council hosted an overflow crowd Thursday night at its specially-called work meeting centered on the possibility of instituting a new occupational tax for city workers.

Rob Canning, WKMS

The Calloway County Fiscal Court has hired an attorney to look into Kentucky’s laws regarding library boards.

Ex-Murray city councilman Greg Taylor has launched a petition aimed at stopping an occupational tax on workers employed within city limits.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the petition has gained more 650 signatures in just three days.

John Null/WKMS

The Murray City Council has narrowly passed the first reading of an amendment to the city's alcohol ordinance that would allow sales on Sundays.

City of Murray Mayor's Office/Facebook

The Murray City Council is about to tackle some hot button issues, including a looming payroll tax and the sales of alcohol on Sundays.

Both images via Kentucky LRC

On a night when Republicans took control of the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first time in nearly a century, some local Democrats managed to retain their seats.


State Rep. Kenny Imes of Murray has won a third consecutive term in Frankfort.

Taylor: Facebook; Thomas: Christian County Republican Party, via Facebook

State rep. Jeff Taylor of Hopkinsville was defeated Tuesday night by Republican Walker Thomas - the same man he beat in a special 8th District election earlier this year.