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WKCTC Night at Noon Eclipse Party
WKCTC Night at Noon Eclipse Party

West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Night at Noon is set to mark the 2017 total solar eclipse in a street party atmosphere August 21 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Free and open to the public, the Night at Noon eclipse party is an official NASA viewing site and includes fun activities, music, science demonstrations and food with local vendors. Visitors can see the NASA high altitude balloon launch and meet Kentucky's only astronaut, Terry Wilcutt, who will speak at the event and emcee the eclipse. Night at Noon t-shirts and posters will be on sale to commemorate the big day. Cash only accepted. An XBox One will also be given away following the eclipse. Registration for the gaming system and for all Night at Noon details, visit nightatnoon.org.

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Eclipse Euphoria Erupts Everywhere
Eclipse Euphoria Erupts Everywhere

Kentucky - August 2017 If you haven't heard of the GREAT ECLIPSE OF 2017, then you are living in a bunker out in the wilds of Hickman County without wifi, cell service or a teevee.

The rest of us are contemplating "Where we will stand for the 2 minutes and 40 seconds that the sun will hide behind the moon." Well, two minutes and forty seconds if you make the trek to Hopkinsville which has been declared the EPICENTER FOR VIEWING. Hopkinsville has rebranded itself Eclipseville

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Purchase Schools vary in approach to Eclipse Day
FNB gave Wingo Elementary 500 pairs of eclipse glasses. Students won\'t be in school that day.
Purchase Schools vary in approach to Eclipse Day

Schools in the Purchase are all over the map - ha - in their approach to Eclipse Day, Monday August 21, 2017.

Answering the question whether to have school or to have a "non-traditional instruction day" depends on where you live.

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Heroes Dinner will honor veterans
Author Tom Bugg\'s great uncle, Robbie Gale Bugg, who died at Camp Wadsworth, SC as he was preparing to deploy for WW I. It is combined with a picture of his newly closed and flag adorned grave at Salem Cemetery in Hickman County.
Heroes Dinner will honor veterans

In association with our annual Heritage Days, the Hickman County Historical Society is preparing for its third Heroes Campaign dinner. The dinner will be held on Tuesday, September 5th at 6:00 p.m. at the Hickman County Extension Office on James Phillips Drive next to the high school in Clinton. All veterans, regardless of the time of their service, and their guests are invited to attend.

The evening's program will center on the Gold Star Boys, an effort started in 1917 calling each community's attention to the local military personnel who had died in service to their country...

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