Hopkinsville Plans Ahead so Solar Event Doesn’t Eclipse Small-City Charm

A small city in western Kentucky will achieve astronomical fame this summer as a premiere spot for viewing the August 21 total eclipse. Hopkinsville hopes to put its best foot forward for visitors while dealing with crowds that could quadruple its population. In other words, if you want to go out for lunch in Hopkinsville the third week of August, be prepared for a long wait.