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...

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 &...

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Obituary: Doris Layne, 85

Doris Darlene Layne passed on to her heavenly home on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at her home in Oneida. She was 85. Life: Born May...

Obituary: Bonnie West, 71

Bonnie G. West departed this life on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2021 at her home in Helenwood. She was 71. Life: Born on Jan. 9, 1950...

Obituary: Ethel King Baird, 86

Ethel Alice King Baird, of Pine Knot, Ky. and formerly of Tennessee, departed this life on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at the River Valley...

Obituary: Charles Young, 86

Charles Cebern Young, of Huntsville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. He was 86. Life: Charles was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and companion. Preceded...
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