One business in western Kentucky is planning a big celebration for the August 21st total solar eclipse. But some folks nearby aren't exactly thrilled.

A Paducah flea market plans to light fireworks for about a minute during the two minutes and 41 seconds the eclipse will be happening.

According to, some residents near the flea market aren't happy, saying it will hinder the experience for them.

The business owner's intention was NEVER to do that and wanted to make a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity even better.

Despite fears that the fireworks show will be disruptive, Traders Mall Flea Market co-owner Richard Gray has no plans to cancel.

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