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Big South Fork

Memorial fund set up for man killed in BSF climbing accident

An online memorial has been established for the 33-year-old Middle Tennessee man who died in a Big South Fork rock climbing accident last weekend. Benjamin...

Middle Tennessee man dies in Big South Fork rock climbing accident

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service on Monday afternoon identified the Middle Tennessee man who died in a rock climbing accident near Twin...

Big South Fork announces return to mask policy

BANDY CREEK — Visitors to any building of the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area will be required to wear masks, the...
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Big South Fork campgrounds near capacity for holiday weekend

BANDY CREEK — Planning to camp in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area over the holiday weekend? If you don't already...

National Park Service seeks recovery of stolen signs

STEARNS, Ky. — The National Park Service is searching for five large trail signs stolen from the Blue Heron Overlook Road area of the Big...

Report: Tourism to Big South Fork created $26.4 million in economic output in 2020

BANDY CREEK — Despite being closed for several weeks due to Covid-19, the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area drew enough visitation...

BSF’s Bandy Creek pool will reopen Memorial Day weekend

BANDY CREEK — For the first time since 2019, the nation's only National Park Service-operated swimming pool will be open on Memorial Day weekend. Big...

Big South Fork adds 450 acres through partnership with The Nature Conservancy

STEARNS, Ky. — The Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area has grown by some 450 acres, thanks to a partnership between the...

Big South Fork conducts prescribed burns Tuesday-Wednesday

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service has announced several prescribed burns that will be conducted in the Big South Fork National River &...

NPS to clear storm debris from many Big South Fork roads

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service is about to begin removing tree debris from many of the gravel roads and multi-use trails throughout...

Road work to resume in Big South Fork; slight delays expected

BANDY CREEK — Temporary traffic signals will return to S.R. 297 through the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area on Monday, with...

Fee increases proposed for Big South Fork

BANDY CREEK — The National Park Service has proposed several fee increases for the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, and is...

Two fugitives captured in the Big South Fork

BANDY CREEK — A pair of fugitives were apprehended in the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area late Saturday morning, following a...
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Kenneth Chambers, 86

Kenneth Dean Chambers departed this life on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. He was 86. Life: Born...

Opal Lowe, 85

Opal M. Lowe, of Straight Fork, departed this life on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 at Methodist Medical Center in oak Ridge, Tenn. She was...

Ronnie Roberts, 80

Ronald “Ronnie” Dean Roberts peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, surrounded by his loving family after a...

Barbara McCarroll, 83

Barbara Faye McCarroll passed away on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 at her home in Oneida. She was 83. Life: Born in the Straight Fork community...