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Breon Martin


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Past articles by Breon:

Experts warn effect extreme heat can have on mental, physical health during summer months

The extreme heat, while an inconvenience, is also a mental health concern. → Read More

Hardin County teen leads effort to build splash pad in Vine Grove

As Ritchie breaks barriers and once again breaks ground, construction for the splash pad started last Monday. → Read More

TikTok 'cheese challenge' almost costs Louisville woman thousands of dollars in car repair

A costly TikTok challenge has made it's way to Louisville and it almost cost Taneka Williams a lot of money. → Read More

Defaced Vine Grove park faces costly repairs amid renovations

It's issues like this that are costing area taxpayers thousands and could hinder much needed repairs and renovations. → Read More

Dirt Bowl returns to Louisville with violence prevention awareness boost

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- For those local basketball fans that grew up in the 1990s, the Dirt Bowl tournament was a rite of passage. → Read More

Safety barricade installed around walkway in Beechmont neighborhood to deter motorists

The spaced-out blocks are the solution city leaders and Public Works believe will put an end to a vehicle shortcut. → Read More

New apartment complex could be built near Oxmoor Mall in next few years

Representatives from Louisville-based real estate company NTS Development Company presented renderings and plans to city leaders on Tuesday. → Read More

West Point receives $109,000 in road repair money

The audit not only resolved the theft issue, but helped the city get the money they need to replace and fix the roads and streets. → Read More

Clique Boutique holds grand reopening at NuLu location

During its grand reopening 20 people walked away with free eyebrow shaping for a year, while others received a glass of champagne and other giveaways. → Read More

Madison Co. mom to build life jacket loaner stations in honor of son

Kelly Prewitt hopes it will save lives after hers changed forever two summers ago. → Read More

National lifeguard shortage could threaten Louisville public pools

Nearly all of the city's pools are looking for more lifeguards. → Read More

Louisville entrepreneur hosts picnic with a glamorous twist

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Black female entrepreneurs gathered for a picnic with a glamorous twist on Saturday evening. → Read More

Adair County honors local law enforcement pushing through lack of funding

Officers were saluted with a proclamation for National Police Week earlier this month. → Read More

Double amputee Bardstown man gifted with kidney

Everything changed for Shawn seven years ago at UofL Hospital. → Read More

Indiana lawmakers enact trans sports ban with veto override

For one local transgender student, the bill is disappointing. → Read More

Southern Indiana community pays respects to volunteer firefighter killed in the line of duty

Jacob McClanahan died on the night of Monday, May 16 along Highway 135 in Palmyra. → Read More

Metro councilwoman encouraging neighbors to help keep local park safe, clean for kids

Huston Quin Park, also known as Wilder Park, near Churchill Downs is a place for recreational sports and a spot to keep cool in the hot summer heat. → Read More

Landmark movie theater Village 8 closing after almost 50 years

Village 8, a landmark theater in Dupont Village in St. Matthews, has shown movies for around 50 years. The eight-screen theater is closing on July 5. → Read More

New subdivision coming to Orange County, Indiana to support area workforce

It will be the first subdivision in nearly 60 years in the community. → Read More

Locals host at-home Kentucky Derby parties

Derby parties are happening at homes all over Louisville. → Read More