Local News

Peavine Road expansion work remains stalled

By KEITH WALTHER For The Vista Three months ago, The Vista reported that work on the Peavine Road expansion project would likely begin August. As the calendar turned from August to September … well, still nothing. So it was time to contact the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and ask — what gives? The answer, […]

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

Lions 25th annual golf tourney a success

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Twenty-six golf foursomes teed off bright and early Saturday September 6th for a wonderful day of friendship and golf. It all happened at the Heatherhurst Crag Golf Course in Fairfield Glade. Lions Golf Chairman, Darryl Wharton commented, “The weather was perfect and I received more compliments from the golfers […]

18Sep2014 | Continued

ACC looking to fill three Glade posts

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Architectural Control Committee (ACC) is looking for three (3) new members to fill positions that will be vacated at the end of December 2014. The ACC is responsible for preserving the harmonious design and appearance of the community by reviewing plans for proposed homes as well as applications for […]

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

Fairfield Glade Fire Departments gets an upgraded classification rate of 3

By HOWARD ROBB Glade Fire Chief For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department has just received its new Classification and I am pleased to announce we went from a Classification 4 to a new Classification of 3. There are only 48 Fire Departments in Tennessee that have a 3 Classification and they are […]

4Sep2014 | Continued
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RHA unveils Autumn entertainment

By KEITH PONTIUS For the Vista Continuing on a new format for this year – having four programs in the first part of the year and now three stunning performances from Sept. to November – Weslie Webster will lead off these shows by presenting “My Favorites” for our Sept. 22 show at The Legends, starting […]

4Sep2014 | Continued
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Five newcomers choose Lions Club

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The membership in the Fairfield Glade Lions Club has now reached 114 members and they remain the largest Lions Club in the State of Tennessee. Being the largest is one thing but they are also the most active service Club in our community. The motto for Lions International is […]

28Aug2014 | Continued

Glade residents can have a voice about incorporation, ions honor volunteer firemen and new members

BY PAT DAVIS Fairfield Glade Community Club For The Vista The most recent Fairfield Glade Community Club Incorporation Committee recommended incorporation, but numerous questions remained unanswered, most notably in the financial and regulatory area. The Board is NOT planning on taking action to incorporate. But, as Boards in the past have done as part of […]

28Aug2014 | Continued

Art Guild Golf Fundraiser produces good golf and great fun for all

By DAWN ROBB For The Vista The Art Guild Golf Fundraiser Tournament was recently held at Heatherhurst Brae Golf Course. The weather was truly wonderful and the field of 96 golfers played some very good golf. In the Mixed Division: first Low Gross was won by Elliot Kornreich, Brenda Davis, Jean Kraft and Dan Richardson […]

28Aug2014 | Continued
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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