Kellye Howell was born and raised in Hopkinsville where she graduated from Christian County High School. She went on to Murray State University where she received her Bachelors in Elementary Education and Masters in Education – Reading and Writing. She taught in the Christian County Public School System for six years before accepting her current job as a Health Educator at the Christian County Health Department. Kellye was a graduate of the 2018 Hopkinsville Christian County Leadership class and is an active member and VBS Director at Sinking Fork Baptist Church. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Heath, son, Colton, and their two dogs, Murray and Miley.