Through the lenses: Eclipse clips from Kentucky newspapers

Here are examples of coverage of Monday’s eclipse from KPA newspapers.

Some are photos taken, some are jpegs of front pages and others (pdfs) are links to some front pages.

Click on these pdf links for front pages from around the state:

Clinton County News — Clinton News Front 08-24-17

Danville Advocate Messenger — Danville Advocate Messenger

Shelbyville Sentinel News —  SentinelNewsEclipseCoverage082317

Frankfort State Journal — STATEJOURNAL

Owensboro Messenger Inquirer — OWENSBORO FRONT PAGE

Gallatin County News, Warsaw — GALLATIN COUNTY NEWS


By Jeff Moreland, Central Kentucky News Journal, Campbellsville


By Will Perkins, Glasgow Daily Times – People watch the total solar eclipse while it is in totality on Monday at Western Kentucky University’s main campus in Bowling Green.


The Kentucky New Era in Hopkinsville is located near the epicenter of Monday’s total eclipse and created this Special Wrapper for its coverage newspaper.

The county of the epicenter — Christian County — with the front page from the Kentucky New Era, Hopkinsville

From the front page of the Mountain Citizen in Inez

The front page of the Princeton Times Leader, one of the towns closest to the solar eclipse epicenter in Western Kentucky

The Central City Leader News’ front page, not far from the Kentucky epicenter of the eclipse

Part of the front page of the London Sentinel Echo     

By Bryan Marshall, The Grant County News   

Photo by Ben Kleppinger, Danville Advocate Messenger

Melissa Mudd, with Jobe Publishing in Butler County, took this eclipse photo in downtown Bowling Green. Downtown Bowling Green went from sunny and humid to pure darkness and the appearance of being 9 p.m. all at once.

Front Page of the Murray Ledger and Times






Photo by Adam Capps, the Adair County Community Voice — Rachelle Rodgers’ first grade class at Adair County Primary Center experience the view as the moon passed between the sun and earth Monday. Rodgers and all ACPC teachers taught lessons on what a solar eclipse is both before and after viewing the event, the first total eclipse seen in the U.S. in 38 years.  



Front Page, The Daily Independent, Ashland

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