Local News

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

Granddaughter of Glade Residents wins a $30K scholarship

For The Vista Madison Haley, daughter of Jeff & Tricia Haley of Chestnut, Ill. and grand-daughter of Jerry & Kathy Allard of Fairfield Glade, recently won the National Voice of Democracy contest awarded annually by the V.F.W. in Washington, D.C. Haley was one of over 40,000 contestants nationwide progressing thru regional, state and finally national […]

18Jun2014 | Continued

Letters to the Editor – June 3, 2014

Dear Editor, I am a resident of Fairfield Glade.  Even if I agree with much of the ado about Peavine Road, I feel I must comment on the current situation.  Peavine Road is not a “scenic road” any more than the emperor’s new clothes were clothes.  You can travel from Monterey to Cookville on 70, […]

4Jun2014 | Continued

Start to Peavine Road widening project nearing

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Now that County government has fixed the awful road conditions and all those nasty potholes, the focus along Peavine Road now turns to its expansion. The long-awaited widening of Peavine may finally be close at hand, according to County Mayor Kenneth Carey. In a recent board meeting, Carey said that […]

4Jun2014 | Continued
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Glade’s dog park dedicates pavillions

For The Vista On Wednesday May 14th, the Fairfield Glade Dog Park dedicated two pavilions to the memory of Jerry Mount. Jerry was a volunteer at the Dog Park from its inception, using his many talents to improve and beautify the grounds.  It was his dream to see pavilions erected for shelter from the elements.  […]

28May2014 | Continued