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Hey, Take a hike!

No, really, you should — with one of these groups For The Vista If you are wanting to see some beautiful scenery, get some exercise and have some fun with fellow Fairfield Glade residents — then take a hike! There are two well-established groups that will offer you the chance to do all the above […]

August 28th, 2014 | Continued

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I can’t keep up with this technology

I remember not so long ago I went and paid my grandma a visit. She was in her 90s and still pretty sharp mentally — and never afraid to speak her mind. — and I loved that about her. She was a modern thinker, kept abreast of the news and all things to do with […]

August 20th, 2014 | Continued

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Feature Article #3

Boomer Sooner!

University of Oklahoma star Jao-Javanil wins 16th annual Tennessee Women’s Open at Stonehenge Golf Club By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Having won the NCAA women’s golf title in 2012, there was no question that Chirapat Jao-Javanil was a player to watch coming into the 16th Tenneessee Women’s Open. And so it was no shock that all […]

August 7th, 2014 | Continued

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Glade Resident on the run for good health mit painting

Special to The Vista No one can get away with telling Naiad Kuhlman of Fairfield Glade that age is a barrier to exercise. The avid runner, personal trainer and instructor at Cumberland Medical Center’s Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade won’t buy the excuse. That’s because she is a walking – and running – example of […]

July 30th, 2014 | Continued

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Lebron not the only one with tough decisions

Well, Lebron James is going home.He kept Cleveland Cavalier and Miami Heat fans — not to mention ESPN — captive for quite a while, didn’t he? What his decision would be as to where he would “take his talents” to this time around were bantered about by sports bloggers and reporters all over the country. […]

July 25th, 2014 | Continued

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Five newcomers choose Lions Club

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The membership in the Fairfield Glade Lions Club has now reached 114 members and they remain the largest Lions Club in the State of Tennessee. Being the largest is one thing but they are also the most active service Club in our community. The motto for Lions International is […]

Glade residents can have a voice about incorporation, ions honor volunteer firemen and new members

BY PAT DAVIS Fairfield Glade Community Club For The Vista The most recent Fairfield Glade Community Club Incorporation Committee recommended incorporation, but numerous questions remained unanswered, most notably in the financial and regulatory area. The Board is NOT planning on taking action to incorporate. But, as Boards in the past have done as part of […]

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Stained Glass is new addition to Glade’s Sculpture Trail

By PATRICIA FREED For The Vista “Stained Glass” is sculptor artist Roger Listenberger’s latest addition to the Art Guild’s Sculpture Trail. The handicapped-accessible Sculpture Trail is located near Druid Hills next to the Plateau Creative Arts Center. This scenic Sculpture Trail is an offshoot of the paved central trail that travels north-south under Peavine Road. […]

Art Guild Golf Fundraiser produces good golf and great fun for all

By DAWN ROBB For The Vista The Art Guild Golf Fundraiser Tournament was recently held at Heatherhurst Brae Golf Course. The weather was truly wonderful and the field of 96 golfers played some very good golf. In the Mixed Division: first Low Gross was won by Elliot Kornreich, Brenda Davis, Jean Kraft and Dan Richardson […]

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Turnabout is fair play

Usually it is Vista photographer Michael Albin who is snapping pictures of Fairfield Glade residents enjoying the various amenities here. But this time the hunter became the hunted — by the camera of Glade resident Pat Carter. Carter said, “His camera put away for the day, a beverage on hand, a pillow for his head, […]

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Glade Ladie Club meeting on Sept. 3 to kick off year

For The Vista September 3rd marks the beginning of an exciting new year at the FFG Ladies Club. Sandy Warner, our new president, will take over from former president Viva Bosland, who did an outstanding job over the past two years. Doors open at 10 A.M at the Community and Conference Center and memb.ers should […]

Vote for Glade incorporation study important

COMMENTARY By GERRY MILLER For The Vista Admittedly the issue of incorporating our community into a city is an emotional one. Some are for it, some are not. Yet, at no time have the members ever been given the facts on which to base an opinion. The 2005-06 incorporation committee came the closest until its […]

Why We Live Here

We all have seen the beautiful sunsets that we enjoy here at Fairfield Glade. But many times we are either not awake in time or do not get a clear view of the sunrises here. This sunrise was seen by resident James Lovelace and struck him so much he stopped in his tracks along Peavine […]

Residents can help keep each other safe

By THOMAS COVINO For The Vista Take time out to check, now that’s an interesting opening. What is it that I’m supposed to check? Well, how about your friend who lives down the block or neighbor next door? Have they gone away for a vacation? There hasn’t been any noise coming from there. Have you […]

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Glade Lions honor volunteer firemen and new members

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club held their annual picnic meeting on recently. They invited members of the volunteer fire department and their wives and family to be guests and be recognized and honored. Over 30 firemen attended including Chief Howard Robb. King Lion Carol Pontius presented a $500 check […]

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Turtle crossing! Just passing through … slowly

Fairfield Glade residents Jim and Nona said they enjoyed watching this terrapin visit them at their home recently. This female is a Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) which was designated as the Tennessee State Reptile in 1995. The beautiful turtles have a lifespan between 30 to 60 years. The box turtle will never venture far […]

Protect your home from a wild land fire

By HOWARD ROBB Glade Fire Chief For The Vista Every year many families unnecessarily lose their homes and possessions to wild land fire. These losses can be minimized if homeowners take the time to become aware of safety measures to help protect their homes and complete some effective actions. Use Fire Resistant Building Material “The […]

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Why We Live Here

This striking photo was snapped during a bright summer day along the banks of Spring Lake. Vista photographer Michael Albin was able to capture the puffy white clouds as they reflected off the clear waters of the lake. The plant life along the shoreline and the deck provided a nice contrast to the greens and […]

FFG Treasure Hunt is set for September 5

For The Vista The 2014 Fairfield Glade Treasure Hunt is set for Friday, September 5. This has always been a fun evening for those who enjoy puzzle solving, figuring out clues or just having a good time. The treasure hunt is limited to 20 cars with 4 people per car. Participants will gather at the […]

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Getting your ducks …(um, geese)… in a row

Everyone has heard that old phrase about getting your ducks in a row. Well, in the photo above, these four geese are in perfect line formation as they swam along at Lake Catherine last week. That old expression refers to a person who is very organized — he has his ducks in a row. But […]