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Why We Live (And Visit) Here

Activity around Fairfield Glade really started to pick up last week. Not only are the golfers coming in droves to enjoy the five Glade courses, but the Lakes are teeming with ones enjoying the views like the left photo, or the beach – like the right photo of Dartmoor beach. Whatever floats your boat, eh?

28Apr2016 | Continued

Why We Live Here

Though we have had our share of cloudy days of late, when the sun does come out there is a plethora of colors to be enjoyed — such as one of resident Evelyn Hagood’s flowers (bottom right) or the beautiful blooming tree (top photo) near the Village Green Mall.

14Apr2016 | Continued
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Davenport a valued member of Safety Dept.

By CYD RIEDE  For The Vista Glen Martin Davenport (or Marty as he is known) comes from a long established family in Cumberland County, TN going back to the 1800’s. He is the older of 2 boys, having a younger brother, Matthew.   His father has a Doctorate in Theology and is a pastor at […]

14Apr2016 | Continued
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Glade Hikers to explore Middle Creek

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista This Friday, April 15 the Fairfield Glade Hikers will drive 60 miles north to the Big South Fork for two geologically interesting hikes. Beginning at the Sawmill trail head we’ll hike the Middle Creek Loop (3.5 miles) where we will see many rock walls and shelters  […]

14Apr2016 | Continued

No More Filling Up at Phil-ing Station

Long-time Glade grille reluctantly shuts down Unexpected. That was the general feeling of long-time patrons of  The Phil-ing Station early last week after they were informed that the iconic restaurant was shutting down operations — immediately! After nearly 16 years of service to the community, Phil’s great food and beers, were replaced with tears. Out of the […]

5Apr2016 | Continued
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Giving of herself comes natural for officer Self of Glade Public Safety

By CYD RIEDE For The Vista Katelyn Rae Bell Self is one of two women on the FGPS force. Kate was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia which lies in prime Civil War “country”, between Washington DC and Richmond, VA. She is a middle child, having an older sister and younger brother. As a young girl, she […]

5Apr2016 | Continued
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Woody a fixture in Glade for 25 years

By CYD RIEDE For The Vista Have you ever wondered who is the person watching your personal residence and property while you are away from Fairfield Glade? That individual is Sgt. Leon Woody. Leon Paul Woody (or Woody as he is known to most) is a native son; born and raised in Crossville, TN. He […]

18Mar2016 | Continued
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FINAL LIONS TRAVELOGUE TO SOUTH & CENTRAL AMERICA WILL BE APRIL 4TH

By MARTIN DARRAH AND KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club final Travelogue Season will be held on April 4th at the Palace Theater. Marlin Darrah will present his journey through several South & Central America cities and countries. It will all take place starting at  7 P.M. and last about 85 […]

11Mar2016 | Continued

Glade golf news

For The Vista The 43rd Fairfield Glade Women’s Invitational Tournament will be held at Heatherhurst Golf Club on the Brae and Crag courses July 9 and 10. The Fairfield Glade Ladies 18 Hole League sponsors this weekend tournament. A total of more than $11,000 was collected from the 2015 event for 3 major charities. Proceeds […]

4Mar2016 | Continued

Look out for that….Potho-o-o-o-le!!

(Editor’s Note: We are glad to acknowledge the work of road crews last week filling in potholes along Peavine Road!) Special to The Vista KNOXVILLE — As snow and ice begins to melt on roadways, the asphalt becomes compromised. Potholes are formed by water intrusion in the cracks of the asphalt. As a result, the […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Montgomery named assistant racquet pro

For The Vista Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) is pleased to announce the addition of James Montgomery as Assistant Racquet Sports Professional. James joins Fairfield Glade after serving as Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach at Berea College and tennis instructor in Berea, Kentucky. One of James’ passions is teaching doubles.  He will bring this […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Schubert fulfilling dream to “be a cop”

By CYD RIEDE For The Vista (Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of short biographies on the Fairfield Glade Pubic Safety Officers and Staff) Ronnie Dale Schubert is truly a hometown boy.   He was born right here in Crossville, TN, graduating from Cumberland County High School. He enjoyed working with metals […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

Even in the Winter there are gorgeous sunsets to be enjoyed in Fairfield Glade. This shot was taken looking from the tee box of the 12th hole at Druid Hills Golf Club.

18Feb2016 | Continued
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Fernandez tabbed PCAC’s Artist of the Month

By NANCY KIPPERMAN For The Vista As the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade’s Artist of the Month for March, Angel Fernandez’s artwork will be on exhibit from March 4 through April 1, at the Plateau Creative Art Center (PCAC), 451 Lakeview Drive, in Fairfield Glade.  In March, the PCAC is open Monday through Saturday from […]

18Feb2016 | Continued
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Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade serves lunch at Bread of Life

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade provided and served Lunch at the Bread Of Life Rescue Mission in Crossville. They are pleased support the Bread of Life in their mission  of providing temporary shelter, medical attention, and food for the homeless and transient, conducting interdenominational services daily and educating […]

28Jan2016 | Continued

Glade loses a good one in Covino

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Thomas Covino had just moved to Fairfield Glade and he was eager and ready to contribute to the community. He introduced himself to The Vista staff and asked if he could be a contributor. From that point on, Covino provided a plethora of quality commentaries and stories. So we were […]

21Jan2016 | Continued
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For Volunteer Energy, 2015 was a year to remember

For The Vista It was formed 80 years ago. A meeting of 500 citizens at the Meigs County Courthouse resulted in the May 29, 1935 formation of the Meigs County Power Association, Incorporated, which later became the Meigs County Electric Membership Corporation. Today it is known as Volunteer Energy Cooperative. Volunteer Energy celebrated its 80th […]

21Jan2016 | Continued

PROUD BIRD

This beautiful Bald Eagle was seen enjoying the sunshine recently atop a tree near Lake Pomeroy. There have many Bald Eagle sightings in Fairfield Glade this Fall and Winter. Interesting to note, there were no known successful Bald Eagle nests found in the state between 1961 and 1983. Efforts, coordinated by TWRA, to restore Tennessee’s […]

14Jan2016 | Continued

Dorton crowned champion of Pigskin Bowl Challenge

For The Vista This year’s Pigskin Bowl Challenge in The Vista was won impressivelyby former champion Greg Dorton, who correctly picked 17 winning teams out of the 20 bowl games (see graphic above). He was three games better than the second place finishers. Tom Flagg and Ed Lewis tied for second at 14-6, one game […]

14Jan2016 | Continued

Meet Scot Shanks — one of many student mentors with Kids on the Rise

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Kids on the Rise are a non-profit organization located in Cumberland County. Their Mission Statement reads  “To provide experiences for the youth that will enable them to further develop their intellectual, social, verbal, and creative capacities and to facilitate their entry into a responsible, productive adulthood.” Mentoring is a […]

14Jan2016 | Continued