Mike Bratcher has broken the state skydiving record.

Beginning early Monday morning, he started jumping from a plane at Elizabethtown Regional Airport. Bratcher, who turns 60 in December, initially aimed for 60 skydives, but when he learned the previous state record was 80, he sought to best it.

Seth Dukes can be reached at 270-505-1413 or sdukes@thenewsenterprise.com.

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