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Feature Article #1

Harris captures Senior Open title

By TENNESSEE SECTION PGA For The Vista The 2015 Senior State Open hosted by the City of Crossville was full of excitement as it came down to the final few putts to decide who would win. With the pressure on, Doug Harris sunk his par putt to secure his victory and win the 6th Annual […]

May 21st, 2015 | Continued

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Good Samaritan’s resident to head to Ms. Tennessee Senior Pageant

For The Vista The Good Samaritan Society – Fairfield Glade is proud to announce that one of their most gifted and popular residents, Nita Eick, will be a contestant in the Ms. Tennessee Senior America Pageant. The pageant will be held Saturday, May 16th at 7 P.M. at Cumberland University’s Heydel Fine Arts Center in […]

May 15th, 2015 | Continued

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Postponed by ice storm in February, Vista’s Walther to perform May 11 at Druid

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Local entertainer and publicist Keith Walther will appear on May 11 at The Legends as a part of the Resident Home Owners Association  Program Series for 2015. You do NOT need to be an RHA member to attend. Walther was originally scheduled for February, but due to the […]

May 1st, 2015 | Continued

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Thank you Food City … for your delicious Salad Bar!!!

A couple weeks back or so, I was driving down Peavine Road heading back to the Glade, when I passed Food City and saw their sign out front that read: “Salad Bar Now Open”. Now normal people would not have had the reaction I did, but no one ever accused me of being normal. I […]

April 8th, 2015 | Continued

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A tale: The Bear, The Wife, and The Dude

Jim Arber 24 March 2014 3:10m Near Druid #14 Love of bird seed leads to rude wake-up call Crash, bang, tinkle, what the……………….?  Rolled over and looked at the clock, 3:10AM. My wife is a bit more nimble than me when I first wake up.  She had the deck light on and was out the […]

April 1st, 2015 | Continued

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Dock-ing quality time

With the warmer weather, the marinas and their docks are excellent places to watch the geese on St. George – as the three young lads above enjoyed recently. At right, Vista photographer’s niece Audrey enjoyed sitting on the dock and watching the fish swim by.

Glade’s ACC requesting spring cleanup, project approval

For The Vista Now that spring has sprung it is time to think about sprucing up the house and cleaning out that garage. With this in mind homeowners may want to look around the outside to see if that spring cleaning list includes outside projects. Do the flower beds need weeding? Does the house need […]

Hard work after storm keeps Glade trails open

By JOHN CONRAD Special To The Vista Just a few weeks ago on Saturday, February 21st, disaster struck Fairfield Glade. We woke up to the ice storm and all the damaged trees. It was very pretty but it caused chaos with all those trees blocking the roads. The Community Club workers and the Fire Department […]

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IT’S SPRINGTIME BABY!

Sure the calendar has said it is Spring for over two weeks, but when you start seeing the colors from the blooming bushes and the Finches (left) then you know it has arrived. Sure, the flowers above are not Buttercups. In fact, neither were the ones pictured on the front page of the March 31 […]

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Litter Pickup a success for Friends of Peavine meeting at Chestnut Hill

For The Vista The Friends of Peavine completed its third litter pickup on Peavine road from the Village Square Shopping Center to Weigels in the Glade Tuesday, March 31.  Gwin Realty participated in the joint project.  Volunteers collected about 25 bags of trash plus numerous illegal signs as part of the Great American Cleanup 2015. […]

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Why We Live here

This gorgeous sunset was captured over Lake Canterbury recently. Residents and guests will see more and more sunsets like this one as the weather continues to warm — because they will be outdoors more to see them. But the fact is, Fairfield Glade has sunsets like this even in winter months.

Stories of The Great Ice Storm of 2015 continue to be told

COMMENTARY By JANET LORD For The Vista I’m not sure if it was predicted … probably was, but I didn’t get the forecast message. I don’t know exactly when The Great Ice Storm of 2015 struck, but I was told about many first-hand experiences. My next door neighbor related how she thought her roof was […]

Fire and weather safety

By MATT DILLMAN Glade Fire Chief For The Vista There is a need to be prepared for severe weather. Here are some items recommended as a significant tool in your multi-modal preparedness kit & your thinking: The battery powered radio with antenna for your home. Pre-set your car radio to receive local weather alerts. For […]

The Perfect Storm

Yes, it was a terrible winter storm here in Fairfield Glade — but for two residents it was sheer bliss By JIM ARBER For The Vista It was a bitter cold night.  Fairfield Glade, Cumberland County and the whole Cumberland Plateau was in the grip of ice, snow, wind, frigid temperatures and grinder pumps that […]

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Why We Live here

This beautiful red fox was spotted recently after a snow storm here in Fairfield Glade, providing a sharp, colorful contrast between its coat and the white terrain.

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Glade Rotarians enjoy meeting at Chestnut Hill

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary held their Tuesday Noon meeting at the Chestnut Hill Winery this week. Chestnut Hill Winery was one of the wonderful vendors at this year’s Rotary Wine On The Plateau (WOTP) event. Their participation brought an awareness to everyone attending that event just how fortunate we are to have […]

Spring ready to make its splash

Well it is finally here! Spring! Yes, this Friday — March 20 — will be the Spring Equinox …. better known as the first day of Spring! And we thought it might never get here, right? The forecast looks good for the week but, alas, there are never any promises. Remember the first week of […]

Friends of Peavine to participate in Great American Cleanup locally

For The Vista On March 31, the Friends of Peavine will sponsor a litter pickup on Peavine Road.  They are collaborating with Gwin Realty to complete this important project. Volunteers plan to meet at 10 A.M. at the Family Dollar parking lot on Peavine Road where they will review safety information and receive safety vests […]

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Barbershop quartet to lend vocals to RHA show to feature Barbershop quartet

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Wipe away those winter “blahs” and get Spring off to a rousing start by attending the March 23 meeting of the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowners Association at Legends and enjoy an almost lost art of Barbershop  Harmony led by Brian Bacon, director of Music Ministries at Christ Lutheran […]

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Lions Club hosts Travelogue trip to Mexico

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista For the traveler, Mexico has always been a land of adventure, of mystery, of the unexpected. The speaker this evening, Bill Behrenbruch, brings that and more to the screen in his new travel-adventure film, “Mexico: The Bad, The great and the Ugly”. The final Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue […]