Hard work after storm keeps Glade trails open

By JOHN CONRAD Special To The Vista Just a few weeks ago on Saturday, February 21st, disaster struck Fairfield Glade. We woke up to the ice storm and all the damaged trees. It was very pretty but it caused chaos with all those trees blocking the roads. The Community Club workers and the Fire Department […]

1May2015 | Continued
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Litter Pickup a success for Friends of Peavine meeting at Chestnut Hill

For The Vista The Friends of Peavine completed its third litter pickup on Peavine road from the Village Square Shopping Center to Weigels in the Glade Tuesday, March 31.  Gwin Realty participated in the joint project.  Volunteers collected about 25 bags of trash plus numerous illegal signs as part of the Great American Cleanup 2015. […]

8Apr2015 | Continued
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Glade Rotarians enjoy meeting at Chestnut Hill

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary held their Tuesday Noon meeting at the Chestnut Hill Winery this week. Chestnut Hill Winery was one of the wonderful vendors at this year’s Rotary Wine On The Plateau (WOTP) event. Their participation brought an awareness to everyone attending that event just how fortunate we are to have […]

26Mar2015 | Continued
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Barbershop quartet to lend vocals to RHA show to feature Barbershop quartet

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Wipe away those winter “blahs” and get Spring off to a rousing start by attending the March 23 meeting of the Fairfield Glade Resident Homeowners Association at Legends and enjoy an almost lost art of Barbershop  Harmony led by Brian Bacon, director of Music Ministries at Christ Lutheran […]

19Mar2015 | Continued
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Lions Club hosts Travelogue trip to Mexico

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista For the traveler, Mexico has always been a land of adventure, of mystery, of the unexpected. The speaker this evening, Bill Behrenbruch, brings that and more to the screen in his new travel-adventure film, “Mexico: The Bad, The great and the Ugly”. The final Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue […]

19Mar2015 | Continued

Hiking group announces 2015 schedule

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Hiking Group has planned 12 hikes on Fridays starting March 20 until June 5. The week of the hike, there will be a sign up sheet posted on the bulletin board across from the Fairfield Glade post office for people to write their […]

11Mar2015 | Continued

Vista editor to perform at RHA on Feb. 23 at Druid

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista Keith Walther pays tribute to such iconic singers as Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Dean Martin, Elvis, Englebert Humperdinck and others on Feb. 23 at Druid Hills Legends. Walther, a resident of Fairfield Glade for 10 years and a native of Ohio, has appeared in shows at Tthe Palace, […]

12Feb2015 | Continued
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CCHS Lions Leo Club creates first project

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Leo clubs are open to young people with good character who have an interest in serving their community. Leo clubs are divided into two tracks: Alpha and Omega. Alpha clubs are designed for boys and girls between 12-18 years old. Omega clubs are for young adults between 18-30 years […]

12Feb2015 | Continued
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Lions Travelogue takes trip to China

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista As youngsters we heard, “if you drill straight down through the earth you will come out in China.” That comprised just about the sum total of our knowledge of China at that time. One tourist remarked recently that what China has achieved in 20 years took the U.S. 100 […]

8Jan2015 | Continued

Board of Directors approve an Ad Hoc Committee for property standards

For The Vista At the October Board Worksession, the Fairfield Glade Board of Directors approved the establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee to deal with property standards within Fairfield Glade. This committee will be charged with developing a program to establish standards to help homeowners adhere to FGCC covenants and restrictions. The committee will compile […]

10Dec2014 | Continued

Hiking Group ends Autumn season with hike & lunch

By MARION MINER & ROGER LISTENBERGER  For the Vista On Friday, Dec. 5, the Fairfield Glade Hiking Group will hike close to home on the Meadow Park Lake Trail. This easy two-mile loop is in the city of Crossville 30 minutes from Fairfield Glade. The trail starts at the parking lot of Meadow Park Trail […]

2Dec2014 | Continued
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Lions to explore America’s wonders

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Bob DeLoss is a renowned naturalist and educator. He and his camera will take you on a journey from Hawaii to Maine to enjoy some of the fascinating sights of “America’s Natural Wonders”. The Travelogue Series is sponsored by the Fairfield Glade Lions Club. They all take place at […]

13Nov2014 | Continued
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Emerson: Art Guild Artist of the Month

By JUDY KAHOUN FOr The Vista The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade is celebrating the creativity of Camilla S. Emerson during the month of November . Come and view one-of-a-kind works of art . This exhibition is located at the Plateau Creative Arts Center, 451 Lakeview Drive, (off Peavine). Emerson’s work combines many media from […]

5Nov2014 | Continued
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Lion’s Travelogue to feature “Forever France”

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The next Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue will take place at the Palace Theater on Monday, November 3rd starting at 7 P.M. Monty and Marsha Brown have been regular travelogue presenters over the years with excellent material. Join them for a new look at an old favorite and discover […]

16Oct2014 | Continued
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Mt. LeConte Jug Band to perform at RHA

By KEITH D. PONTIUS For The Vista In the next to last program for the 2014 Season, RHA is presenting The Mt. LeConte Jug Band from Spring City, comprised of four “baby boomer” friends and neighbors who play their favorite Grassroots Americana on amplified acoustic guitars, bass and six string banjo. They are an ever […]

8Oct2014 | 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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Lions celebrate visit from International VP

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista It was a lively evening on September 15th when the Fairfield Glade Lions Club hosted a celebration dinner. The event was in honor of Bob Corlew who was elected 2nd Vice President of Lions Clubs International at the July Convention in Toronto, Canada. The important part of this election […]

24Sep2014 | Continued

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

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