Mark Story

September 20, 2012

Mark Story: A mother's love makes it possible for football to speak to her son

Mark Kidd, a student at Rowan County High School, enjoys football with a passion. Physical afflictions prevent him from playing or even watching the game he loves. His mother, Melissa "Missy" Kidd, has found a unique way to bring the game to her son.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.