Lifestyle

GONE HOLLYWOOD

Despite acting success, Emery still appreciates her Crossville home By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor It’s a story of a local girl living her dream — while staying true to her roots. Crossville native Julie Ann Emery may be a successful Hollywood actress but she has not forgotten for a moment where she comes from and how it […]

7Dec2017 | Continued

Can’t we all just get along?

Rare photos of two Bucks squaring off were taken recently by Glade resident Debra Reihl, who caught the duel with her cell phone camera — of course, a safe distance away. There seems to be a lot of wildlife near Reihl’s residence as, if you recall, she captured a soaring Bald Eagle on film recently […]

30Nov2017 | Continued
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Travelogue visits “Lure and Lore of Deserts” on Dec. 4

By KEN STEADMAN & SANDY MORTIMER For The Vista Sandy Mortimer returns to the Palace Theatre December 4 to present  “The Lure and Lore of Deserts” Travelogue for the Fairfield Glade Lions Club. Sandy is certainly no stranger to our stage. She has made several appearances and presented many informative and entertaining Travelogues. The show starts […]

30Nov2017 | Continued

OK, so I have some quirks — but isn’t it true we all do?

Have you ever been accused of being anal — as in anal retentive? Perhaps you have what others may feel is an irritating habit. Or you Perhaps your attention to detail is so meticulous that it borders on obsessive. Do you have your medicine cabinet in perfect order, and they must stay that way always? […]

22Nov2017 | Continued
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Getting along with animals

Barnes featured speaker at Garden Club meeting By LINDA REISS For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Garden Club presents Mimi Barnes, Wildlife Specialist with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, as the featured speaker at the Club’s meeting this Wednesday, Nov. 15. Living in and with wildlife can have its pleasures and its problems, as most Fairfield […]

16Nov2017 | Continued
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Hiking Group makes final trip

By ANNE DODGE and MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista On Friday November 17, the Fairfield Glade Hiking Group will celebrate the end of the fall hiking season with a potluck lunch rain or shine at the Fairfield Glade Multipurpose/Library Building on Lakeview Drive from noon until 2 P.M. after the morning hike. We will travel […]

16Nov2017 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

The beauty found right now on the Fairfield Glade Golf Courses may not improve your game — but the Autumn colors will definitely help you forget a bad shot. Golfers had this gorgeous view from the 17th hole at Heatherhurst Brae. Meanwhile, (see inset), an old gravel path is framed by trees and the calm […]

2Nov2017 | Continued

Director of Finance Goodman provides FGCC Monthly Financial Report

By JONATHON GOODMAN DIRECTOR OF FINANCE For The Vista As of September 30th, the Club continues to be financially strong and sound.  We have a strong cash position of $6.1 million like September 2016 where our cash position was at $5.7 million. The cash position is made up of the Capital and Amenity Reserve funds […]

2Nov2017 | Continued
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Prevent afire in your home – safety tips

By MIKE WILLIAMS Fairfield Glade Police Chief For The Vista A home is often referred to as a safe haven.  This month, make sure your home is protected from (and your family is prepared for) a fire.  Here are 10 simple tips to help you avoid fires and reduce the risk of injury should one […]

25Oct2017 | Continued

Local Rotarian on Polio Inoculation Mission

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Tessi Gilmer, a Rotarian in the Fairfield Glade Club, recently participated in a polio eradication mission to Africa along with  20 other Rotarians from around the USA. The trip was from October 3-12 going to Accra, Ghana.  During this trip about 500 children received the Polio vaccine in less […]

25Oct2017 | Continued

Recommendation made for Concert Park project

For The Vista In the past year, the Strategic Planning Committee has held numerous town hall meetings to obtain members’ feedback and ideas concerning the development of a Concert Park. In addition, it has developed and conducted a membership survey. After reviewing the results of the membership survey and the town halls’ feedback, the Strategic […]

11Oct2017 | Continued

Hold on to your cart! This is “Madness” indeed

By JOHN CANNON For The Vista It’s Midnight Madness week! The newspaper circular just arrived and I have just three days to prepare. Midnight Madness is a grocery shopping extravaganza  like no other. From noon till 9 P.M. on Friday old folks shop till they drop, literally, because they cannot stay awake till midnight. After […]

4Oct2017 | Continued
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Hikers set off for Rugby Loop

By ANNE DODGE and MARY KOPMEIER On Friday, Oct. 6 the Fairfield Glade Hikers drive 55 miles to Rugby for their hike on The Rugby Loop. Also known as Meeting of the Waters Loop,  the trail runs beside the Clear Fork River and eventually meets White Oak Creek.  Along this trail hikers will enjoy big […]

4Oct2017 | Continued
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Make up your mind …

One minute it’s raining. The next it’s bright sunshine. And, sometimes, it’s both! With the hot late-summer temperatures last week, thunderstorms and pop-up rainstorms were the rule. This picture, taken over Lake Oxford during a rain shower on September 20, showed that even while it was raining the sun often kept shining through the broken […]

28Sep2017 | Continued

Good Samaritan gets go-ahead

Grand Opening set for Oct. 6 for new physical therapy center For The Vista Good Samaritan Society-Fairfield Glade has undergone a multi-million dollar Phase II expansion over the entire campus, and included is a brand new 6,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art physical therapy center for short-term inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient physical therapy programs, as well as, the […]

28Sep2017 | Continued

Thank you!

By JOHN BYERS For The Vista THANK YOU FG RESIDENTS: I would personally like to thank the current County Commissioners John Patterson and Woody Geisler, retired Commissioner Carmin Lynch, Jay McMcCarthy, The Residents Voice, and Rusty McClanahan for their endorsements and the 12 FG Resident / Community Groups that sponsored Coffees and Wine and Cheese […]

28Sep2017 | Continued

In-home safety tips for senior living

By MIKE WILLIAMS Glade Police Chief For The Vista Due to the growing popularity of in-home care for seniors, it’s important to make sure you and your loved one are aware of the potential dangers present in the home for seniors living alone and prepare accordingly. You can help prevent falls and accidents by making […]

28Sep2017 | Continued

Lions Golf tourney a success

Nearly 100 golfers participate at Heatherhurst Golf Course   By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista It was a very pleasant day from shot-gun start to enjoyable finish for 24 golf teams (96 women and men golfers). The event was the Fairfield Glade Lions 28th  Golf Tournament on September 9 at Heatherhurst’s Crag course. The Tournament […]

21Sep2017 | Continued

Who owns the Fire Dept.?

COMMENTARY For The Vista We suppose the answer to this question depends on when you ask it. Back in the early 70’s, a group of people saw a need for better fire protection in Fairfield Glade.  They proposed starting a local fire brigade to get an early start on a fire incident, using one engine […]

21Sep2017 | Continued
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Lions’ 2017-18 Travelogue Series starts on October 2

By KEN STEADMAN  AND MARTIN DARRAH For The Vista Martin Darrah is the award-winning executive director and cinematographer of the renowned Portland, Oregon based Production Company, International Film & Video. Darrah’s 34 years of production experience have taken him to more than 140 countries worldwide, yielding more than 70 documentary and travel-adventure programs to date. […]

14Sep2017 | Continued