Rural towns in the eclipse's path are bracing for a flood of smartphones
Aug 6, 2017 8:28 AM - The crush of people who've journeyed to Hopkinsville for the celestial occasion will need food. They'll need shelter. And, in an era of Instagram, Snapchat and live-streaming, they'll almost certainly need cellphone service. But the latter could be a problem: Cell service basically doesn't exist, at least not at eclipse viewing sites such as Orchardale Farm, barely a 15-minute drive from town.