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Seeing double…RAINBOW MANIA

As the old song says, Rainy Days and Mondays sometimes get people down. But that was hardly the case last Monday, October 6th. As rain subsided late in the day, the sun broke through and the results were seen around Fairfield Glade in the form of a double rainbow. The spectacular colors were enjoyed from […]

16Oct2014 | Continued

Fraud

Will you be the next victim? By THOMAS COVINO For The Vista Recent articles in our newspapers tell a story of various crime statistics in Crossville. Are you one of the victims here in Fairfield Glade and if so why? Come to the next general meeting of our residents and listen to those who are […]

16Oct2014 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

Most residents who golf are well aware of the Par 5, 10th hole at the Heatherhurst Brae course. But not many have been there early enough in the day to witness the sunrise coming over Lake Dartmoor. This was taken recently on the tee boxes of that hole by resident James Lovelace.

8Oct2014 | Continued
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It won’t be long now

On Wednesday of this week, the calendar turns to October. You know what that means, right? Beautiful Fall colors will soon be here. Just like the photo above taken last year at Lake Sherwood here in Fairfield Glade. Get your cameras ready folks — and enjoy!

3Oct2014 | Continued

Offical glass for Festival event gets unveiled

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary Club unveiled the official wine glass that will be given to each attendee at the Wine on the Plateau Festival. This year’s event will be held at the 4-way stop area on Saturday, October 11 from 2 to 4 PM. Over 40 varieties of fine wines, craft beers […]

3Oct2014 | Continued

Crime Prevention: What Everyone Should Know

By THOMAS COVINO For The Vista Keeping yourself and your family safe is on everyone’s mind these days and the more you know who the people are that can help you, the better off you’ll be. On Thursday November 13th, from 9 A.M. to noon, the Fairfield Glade Neighborhood Watch Coalition will host a forum […]

3Oct2014 | Continued
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Beautiful scenery awaits

Glade’s “Hit the Trails Festival” slated for Oct. 4 with one of these groups For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club announces the 3rd annual “Hit the Trails Festival on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. This year the festival has expanded again to include even more outdoor recreational activities available to […]

24Sep2014 | Continued
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Glade hikers trek to Prentice Cooper

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista On Friday, September 26, the FFG Hiking Group will hike in Prentice Cooper State Forest on Edwards Point Overlook Trail which is a segment of the Cumberland Trail near Chattanooga. On this hike, there are rock houses, natural arches, suspension bridges and picturesque overlooks of the […]

24Sep2014 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

Yes, even on a rainy day there is much beauty and serene conditions to be found in Fairfield Glade. Resident Susi Larkin snapped this photo during a rain shower over Lake Oxford last week.

18Sep2014 | Continued
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TURTLE TRACKS

Wonderous event brings Niles joy BY JIM ARBER For The Vista Several months ago something wonderful happened.  Wonderful at least for John and Marlene Niles who live in Fox Run in Fairfield Glade. Their back yard got chosen to be the recipient of dozens of snapping turtle eggs. Ol Mrs. Snapper was lumbering around the […]

18Sep2014 | Continued
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Best Friends Utah Sanctuary visit made possible for McMeekin by volunteers

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Karen McMeekin, Founder and President of A Time 4 Paws (AT4P), first got her idea of an animal sanctuary from a visit to the Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah. She has dreamed about a return trip to refresh her ideas and her dedicated volunteers recently made it […]

18Sep2014 | Continued

Grandson of Glade residents qualifies for Augusta event

Special To The Vista Junior golfer, T.K. Schultz, from Bulverde, TX — the grandson of Durl and Glenda Schultz, residents of Fairfield Glade, TN — is heading to Augusta. Schultz won a series of qualifiers in the Drive Chip and Putt Competition and will be heading to Augusta National Golf Club — home of the […]

18Sep2014 | Continued
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Glade resident gets back on the bus

Life Care Center helps tour driver recover from broken leg Special To The Vista  It’s hard to drive a tour bus with a broken leg. Thanks to rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Crossville, however, local tour bus driver Joe Wessel will soon be back behind the wheel. Wessel, who lives in Fairfield Glade, fell […]

4Sep2014 | Continued
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One BIG rock!

Look at the picture above. See the rock? How can you miss it, right? That rock or boulder can be found along the newly-finished Catoosa trail and Vista photographer was so impressed with the size of it that he took a photo of his wife, Pam, alongside the rock. Look at her next to the […]

4Sep2014 | Continued

Hey, Take a hike!

No, really, you should — with one of these groups For The Vista If you are wanting to see some beautiful scenery, get some exercise and have some fun with fellow Fairfield Glade residents — then take a hike! There are two well-established groups that will offer you the chance to do all the above […]

28Aug2014 | Continued
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Stained Glass is new addition to Glade’s Sculpture Trail

By PATRICIA FREED For The Vista “Stained Glass” is sculptor artist Roger Listenberger’s latest addition to the Art Guild’s Sculpture Trail. The handicapped-accessible Sculpture Trail is located near Druid Hills next to the Plateau Creative Arts Center. This scenic Sculpture Trail is an offshoot of the paved central trail that travels north-south under Peavine Road. […]

28Aug2014 | Continued

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 […]

20Aug2014 | 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, […]

20Aug2014 | Continued

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 […]

20Aug2014 | Continued

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 […]

13Aug2014 | Continued