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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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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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Baby Raccoons? Yes, please!

No, that is not a little puppy dog that Glade resident Ricky Kendall is getting to know — it is a baby raccoon. Perhaps their introduction went like this: “Hi, I’m Ricky.” “…Oh hello, I’m Rocky.” Maybe not. Regardless, the young raccoon seemed intrigued by Kendall. Minutes earlier, the baby raccoon was romping around with […]

July 15th, 2014 | Continued

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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 […]

Bear sightings abound in Glade — tips on what you should do

By RANDY HOOVER Glade Safety Chief For The Vista This week we have had several bear sightings in Fairfield Glade. We live in bear country and it is our duty and responsibility to educate ourselves about bears for our safety and the bears. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is working with Fairfield Glade Public Safety […]

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Crossville Model Railroad Club unveils Camp Nakanawa

For The Vista Camp Nakanawa, in the Mayland community of Cumberland County, dedicated a new, highly detailed diorama of the camp built over the past year by members of the Crossville Model Railroad Club. The Club — which has many members from Fairfield Glade — created the large display and it is a very accurate […]

Summer is the time to consider water safety

By DR. SULLIVAN SMITH Special to The Vista As temperatures continue to stay high this summer, more people head to beaches, pools, lakes and out on boats. Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s emergency physicians want everyone to get all the facts regarding unintentional drowning before you end up in the emergency department, or worse. Every day […]

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Horn elected new Rotary president

At left, past Assistant Rotary District Governor Geoff Fine installed Bruce Horn as the new Fairfield Glade Rotary Club President for the year 2014-2015.  Mr. Fine then presided over the installation of Board Members and Directors.   At right, Bruce Horn thanked out-going Rotary Club President Chris Celik with a gift as thanks for her […]