Lifestyle

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.

15May2015 | Continued

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 […]

15May2015 | Continued

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 […]

1May2015 | Continued
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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 […]

8Apr2015 | Continued
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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. […]

8Apr2015 | Continued
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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.

1Apr2015 | Continued

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 […]

1Apr2015 | Continued

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 […]

26Mar2015 | Continued
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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.

26Mar2015 | Continued

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 […]

19Mar2015 | Continued
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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 […]

19Mar2015 | Continued

When medical issues arise, know what to do

By THOMAS M. COVINO Part III in a Series Special to The Vista The title of this Special Town Hall Meeting is Preparedness which means there are many conditions we want to address.  It will take place on Wednesday March 18th at 9 AM. at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center, 128 Stonehenge Drive. […]

11Mar2015 | Continued

Hiking group announces 2015 schedule

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Hiking Group has planned 12 hikes on Fridays starting March 20 until June 5. The week of the hike, there will be a sign up sheet posted on the bulletin board across from the Fairfield Glade post office for people to write their […]

11Mar2015 | Continued

Are you ready?

Fight fire with fire: Know what to do before it happens By THOMAS M. COVINO Part I in a Series Special to The Vista There will be a Special Town Hall Meeting of the Neighborhood Watch Coalition entitled  “Preparedness” on Wednesday, March 18. The meeting — which will be held at the Fairfield Glade Conference […]

12Feb2015 | Continued

Want to know how to junk that junk mail?

By DOROTHY DALE For The Vista Did you get what seemed like hundreds of advertising letters, brochures and catalogs (aka “junk mail”) over the holidays?  I did. My mail box was daily jammed with unwanted mail which quickly overloaded the “circular file”. I finally decided to try to do something about it—and you can, too.  […]

12Feb2015 | Continued

Granddaughter of Glade couple making mark in swimming

Special to The Vista Grandchildren are every grandparents joy — and that is no different for Glade residents B.J. and Marv Mrnka. The couple are very proud of their Grandaughter Emma Cain — and have every right to be. Cain, at only 14 years of age, has developed into a world class swimmer. “Emma was […]

29Jan2015 | Continued

How to keep seniors out of hospitals? Some tips

For The Vista Most families would agree that keeping a senior out of the hospital is an important goal. That’s because professionals who work with older adults know that some seniors who are hospitalized don’t always go home the same. Or, they don’t go home at all. And yet, research reveals that many of these […]

29Jan2015 | Continued

Glade author’s book sure to break up your winter blues

For The Vista The winter doldrums have set in, New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside, and everyone’s looking for an easy way to banish stress, feel more energetic, and stay healthy. Numerous studies have shown that the simple act of laughing can achieve all this and more. Now, what if you could reap […]

29Jan2015 | Continued

Bowl contest winner picked games just Fine

By ED LEWIS For The Vista The Vista’s contest of 20 bowl games was won by a previous champion, Geoff Fine, who led all participants with a 13-7 record. Vista Editor-Publisher Keith Walther was only one game back at 12 – 8, and Keith’s son, Landry, also a Vista staff member, was 11-9. The trio […]

16Jan2015 | Continued

Portable Heater Safety is Crucial During Winter’s Coldest Months

By MATTHEW DILLMAN Fairfield Glade Fire Chief For The Vista The arrival of single-digit weather in Tennessee this week is prompting the State Fire Marshal’s Office to remind residents to stay safe when using portable heaters in their homes. “We cannot stress enough the importance of following safety precautions when using portable space heating devices […]

16Jan2015 | Continued