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Eclipse block party a success
Visitors come from far and near
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Steve Warner photo The Great American Eclipse brought visitors to Smithville from across the country. The hometown crew was well represented as well. From left, Ronda Butler-Mcabee, Smithville mayors office, Beth Adcock, Smithville police department, and Dana Poss, City Hall, all took the chance to watch the event at the downtown block party. - photo by Steve Warner photo
Downtown Smithville was busier than usual Monday, as the Great American Eclipse came to town and brought a lot of guests with it. Planes flew in from all over, as evidenced by the filled flight area, as over 70 planes landed with folks setting up lawn chairs next to their airplanes to experience the event. Local merchants reported speaking with people as far off as England.