Big South Fork

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...

Latest articles

Obituary: David Foster, 41

David Dewayne Foster departed this life on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida. He was 41. Life: Born July...

Obituary: Dorothy Hall-Norris, 86

Straight Fork Dorothy Valentine Hall Norris, of the Straight Fork community, departed this life on Friday, July 23, 2021 at her home in Huntsville. She...

As another surge of covid takes hold in Tennessee, the deaths are skewing younger

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: Tennessee is in the early stages of yet another covid surge. Whether that surge will ultimately spread to Scott...

Yager highlights commitments to mental health, volunteer firemen and broadband expansion

In a visit to Scott County on Thursday, State Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston, applauded the state’s commitments to mental health, broadband expansion and volunteer...
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