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Glade Ladie Club meeting on Sept. 3 to kick off year

For The Vista September 3rd marks the beginning of an exciting new year at the FFG Ladies Club. Sandy Warner, our new president, will take over from former president Viva Bosland, who did an outstanding job over the past two years. Doors open at 10 A.M at the Community and Conference Center and memb.ers should […]

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
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Glade Lions honor volunteer firemen and new members

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club held their annual picnic meeting on recently. They invited members of the volunteer fire department and their wives and family to be guests and be recognized and honored. Over 30 firemen attended including Chief Howard Robb. King Lion Carol Pontius presented a $500 check […]

13Aug2014 | Continued

Boomer Sooner!

University of Oklahoma star Jao-Javanil wins 16th annual Tennessee Women’s Open at Stonehenge Golf Club By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Having won the NCAA women’s golf title in 2012, there was no question that Chirapat Jao-Javanil was a player to watch coming into the 16th Tenneessee Women’s Open. And so it was no shock that all […]

7Aug2014 | Continued

Glade Resident on the run for good health mit painting

Special to The Vista No one can get away with telling Naiad Kuhlman of Fairfield Glade that age is a barrier to exercise. The avid runner, personal trainer and instructor at Cumberland Medical Center’s Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade won’t buy the excuse. That’s because she is a walking – and running – example of […]

30Jul2014 | Continued

FFG Treasure Hunt is set for September 5

For The Vista The 2014 Fairfield Glade Treasure Hunt is set for Friday, September 5. This has always been a fun evening for those who enjoy puzzle solving, figuring out clues or just having a good time. The treasure hunt is limited to 20 cars with 4 people per car. Participants will gather at the […]

30Jul2014 | Continued

Bear sightings abound in Glade — tips on what you should do

By RANDY HOOVER Glade Safety Chief For The Vista This week we have had several bear sightings in Fairfield Glade. We live in bear country and it is our duty and responsibility to educate ourselves about bears for our safety and the bears. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is working with Fairfield Glade Public Safety […]

25Jul2014 | Continued
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Crossville Model Railroad Club unveils Camp Nakanawa

For The Vista Camp Nakanawa, in the Mayland community of Cumberland County, dedicated a new, highly detailed diorama of the camp built over the past year by members of the Crossville Model Railroad Club. The Club — which has many members from Fairfield Glade — created the large display and it is a very accurate […]

25Jul2014 | Continued
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Horn elected new Rotary president

At left, past Assistant Rotary District Governor Geoff Fine installed Bruce Horn as the new Fairfield Glade Rotary Club President for the year 2014-2015.  Mr. Fine then presided over the installation of Board Members and Directors.   At right, Bruce Horn thanked out-going Rotary Club President Chris Celik with a gift as thanks for her […]

15Jul2014 | Continued
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Why We Live Here

Another reason why many live here in Fairfield Glade is so they can experience unforgettable moments with their grandchildren. Above is 6-year-old Katie Salta, who made this huge catch while fishing with her grandpaerents — Glade residents Sara and Jim Drake. Katie caught her fish recently on her first cast, using a pink Zebco rod […]

11Jul2014 | Continued

Rotary to host Wine on Plateau

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary Club is proud to present the Second Annual Wine on the Plateau event to be held on Saturday afternoon, October 11 at the four-way stop area. Last year’s event was very successful with approximately 600 attendees, 8 wine distributors with over 60 varieties of fine wine, craft beers, […]

11Jul2014 | Continued

Golfers needed for Art Guild and Rally for Cure events

For The Vista Calling All Golfers! Golfers are needed to fill the course for the Art Guild Golf Fundraiser on Friday July 25. There will be a 7:30 A.M. shotgun start on the Heatherhurst Brae Golf Course.  The cost for each golfer to enter is $75.  This includes the 18 holes of golf, a wonderful […]

2Jul2014 | Continued
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Lions Club honors members at its June meeting

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The June meeting marks the end of the fiscal year for all Lions Clubs. New officers are installed to start their term beginning July 1 and many awards are presented to members for their service to the Club and community. The first award presented at the Fairfield Glade June […]

2Jul2014 | Continued

Fairfield Glade Lions install new officers

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Fairfield Glade Lions Club installed the first lady President in their 38-year history at the June 16th meeting. Carol Pontius has been a very active member ever since joining the Club nearly 5 years ago and has maintained perfect attendance. She served as Club Treasurer for 2 years before […]

24Jun2014 | Continued

Glade to celebrate new Druid pool amenities

For The Vista All the work is done and now it’s time to celebrate the results. The Fairfield Glade Community Club announces the Druid Hills Pool grand reopening party on June 19. Beautiful new renovations to the Druid Hills Pool include a covered pavillion, sun deck, pool deck, snack bar, restrooms and storage area. This […]

18Jun2014 | Continued

Fairfield Glade Fire Department in need of firefighters

By HOWARD ROBB Glade Fire Chief For The Vista The first volunteer fire department was organized in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin, in 1736. Now because of his vision, 275 years later, volunteer firefighters are still responding to fires and other emergencies nationally. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to make a commitment to […]

18Jun2014 | Continued

Rotary’s Auction and Casino Night a success

For The Vista A sold out crowd of local residents enjoyed the June 6 Annual Rotary Club Benefit Auction. There were casino games, fine dining, and 77 silent auction items and 23 live auction items. This year’s event raised approximately $15,000 to benefit the many local charities, service organizations, and scholarships for Cumberland County students. […]

18Jun2014 | Continued

Johnson wins top prize in Fine Art Show

BY JUDY KALHOUN For The Vista On June 6, the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade held a reception to announce the winners of the Judged and Juried Fine Arts Show. The pieces were judged by Marcia Goldenstein of Knoxville.  Stonehaus Winery provided refreshments for the occasion. The following prizes were presented by Larry Henson and […]

18Jun2014 | Continued

Peavine Debate is road that never ends

It is my own fault. This off and on again debate about Peavine Road, its numerous signs, its expansion, its potential as a “Scenic Highway” — all my fault. After all, there have been several articles and opinion pieces on the subject(s) in The Vista. But, though debate is healthy, I am getting a little […]

18Jun2014 | Continued

Opportunities abound to help with upkeep of Glade Trails

By DON HAZEL For The Vista As you know the wooded trails in Fairfield Glade are all built and maintained by volunteers. About a month ago, The Friends of Glade Trails asked for volunteers to paint the 11 bridges on the trails with a non-skid paint.  The response was excellent. They had more folks volunteer […]

18Jun2014 | Continued