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Fentress Breaks Ground On Ag Pavilion, Expect To Open Fall 2022

Fentress County broke ground on its new Agriculture Pavilion along South York Highway. County Executive Jimmy Johnson said the county is just waiting on the ground to dry to move in heavy equipment. Johnson said the excitement of dirt moving has him already looking towards the future. “Hopefully we’ll have enough footage that we can build on to it later ... Read More »

Fentress Accepts Low Bids On Ag Pavilion, Clarkrange Solid Waste Center

Fentress County Commissioners accepted the low bids on the new Agriculture Pavilion and the Clarkrange Solid Waste Center. The agriculture pavilion’s projected costs have risen, with the bid being awarded for $1.6 million. Finance Director Tyler Arms said the county will have to either do a bond issuance or capital outlay note to finance the pavilion. “Do I think in ... Read More »

Fentress Taking Bids For Ag Pavilion Building Specs

Fentress County has sent out the building specifications for bids on the future 4-H Agriculture Pavilion. The building will be located on Highway 127 near East Fork Stables. County Executive Jimmy Johnson said the plan is to offer 4-H education classes and competitions. “We are one of the top five in the state in background in cattle, so we have ... Read More »

Fentress County Approves Land Purchase for Ag Pavilion

Fentress County Commissioners voted Monday night to purchase 15 acres of land along South York Highway for a future Fentress County Agriculture Pavilion. The 8-1 vote allows the county to go forward with the $15,000 per acre purchase. Commissioners turned down this same land at its October meeting, fearing the price was too high. But Fentress County Mayor Jimmy Johnson ... Read More »

Fentress Commissioners Agree to Run Ad for Land Purchase

Fentress County voted Monday night to run an ad soliciting land for the future Agriculture pavilion. Commissioners voted against purchasing 15 acres on South York Highway Monday. The price of that land: $15,000 per acre. During a special called meeting, county commissioners cited issues with eight different parcels considered for the project. They include price, too much timber, too much ... Read More »

This Week: Fentress Talks Ag Pavilion

The Fentress County Board of Commission will discuss the purchase of land for a new Ag Pavilion Monday night. This is a special called meeting to discuss the previously tabled decision on purchasing land for the future Fentress County Agriculture Pavilion. The 15 acres sit at 3600 South York Highway. Commissioners last week believed the county could get a better ... Read More »

Fentress Ag Pavilion Land Purchase Tabled

Fentress County Commissioners tabled a decision on purchasing land for a proposed Agriculture pavilion until Monday. The 15 acres at 3600 South York Highway will be discussed at a special called meeting Monday night. Fentress County Commissioner Rod Williams made the motion which passed by a 7-3 vote. Fentress County Mayor Jimmy Johnson said at $15,000 per acre, this has ... Read More »