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Cancer/Diabetes victim Sipe walked to help find a cure

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Melinda Sipe suffers from Colon/Recital cancer and Type 2 Diabetes. She was one of the 96 Strides Walkers who recently participated in the Centennial Park walk to help cure Diabetes. Melinda is 44 years old and was seeing her family doctor for nearly a year about her recital bleeding. […]

19May2016 | Continued

Community Club ‘learning more’

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club Board of Directors and General Manager are actively involved in learning more about the wind farm in Crab Orchard, being proposed by Apex Clean Energy. The Board members were first made aware of this project on 1/12/16 when the announcement was made to the public by Mayor […]

12May2016 | Continued

It’s here! Rotary’s Music Festival set for this Saturday

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Saturday is the Fairfield Glade Music Festival presented by the Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade as a community service and fundraiser. Doors open at 11 A.M. with the SockHops starting at Noon. Parking is at Community and Conference Center with free shuttle bus to the event at The Square, […]

12May2016 | Continued

Williams says take advantage of trails, but learn how to be safe when hiking

By MIKE WILLIAMS Glade Safety Chief For The Vista As the weather warms up more and more people are taking advantage of our beautiful hiking trails within Fairfield Glade as well as Cumberland County and our Parks. We won’t sugarcoat this. Hiking can be dangerous. Sprained ankles, bad cuts and bruises, serious falls, broken limbs […]

6May2016 | Continued
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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