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CHC signs up to sponsor Lions’ Diabetes Walk

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Rick Gilmer, owner of Crossville Heating and Cooling, has agreed that his company will serve as Corporate Sponsor for the 2017 Diabetes Walk to help fight and find a cure for this disease. The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lions Clubs, Cumberland County High School LEO Club and Cumberland Medical […]

23Feb2017 | Continued
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Lions Travelogue to take a trip to Tibet

By KEN STEADMAN, SEAN CASSIDY AND PATRICIA KEITH For The Vista The 2016-2017 Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue Season is quickly coming to a close. Only two more film adventures remain for the season, March 6th and April 3rd. The March 6th adventure will take you to “Tibet – A light in the Darkness” and April […]

16Feb2017 | Continued

Lions’ 2nd Annual Walk for Diabetes slated for April 29

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Crossville and Fairfield Glade Lions Clubs, Leo Club from Cumberland County High School and the Cumberland Medical Center Diabetes Group will again sponsor a Strides Walk to fight Diabetes on Saturday  April 29, 2017. The event will take place at Centennial Park, 837 Industrial Boulevard, Crossville, Tennessee starting […]

2Feb2017 | Continued

Glade Environmental Committee has review

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Environmental Committee has just completed its second year of operation.  And a productive year it was. The first order of business was to create a policy that would allow the community to respond if an invasive and problematic species colonizes in our community. The proposed policy was approved by […]

19Jan2017 | Continued

TDOT provides an update on Peavine Project

For The Vista The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) has provided some new information about the project to widen SR-101/Peavine Road from Firetower Road to east of Westchester Dr./Catoosa Blvd. in Fairfield Glade that was in the December letting. This was let as one project but was the combination of two projects that were put […]

12Jan2017 | Continued

Lions February Travelogue takes you on trip to “My Private Italy”

By KEN STEADMAN & STEVEN MCCURDY For The Vista The next Fairfield Glade Lions Club Travelogue will be shown on February 6, 2017 at the Palace Theater beginning at 7:00pm. Tickets are available at the door for $8.00 each if you do not have a Season Ticket and popcorn and soft drinks may be purchased […]

12Jan2017 | Continued
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Rotary’s Million Dollar Dinner Exceeds All Expectations!

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Rotary District 6780 first Million Dollar Dinner was held on Saturday evening, November 19th, in Knoxville. Over 100 Rotarian Donors, who have recently made or pledged a contribution of $10,000 or more to The Rotary Foundation were formally recognized at the dinner. Rotary International President John F. Germ of […]

8Dec2016 | Continued
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Lions Travelogue returns on Jan. 2

By KEN STEADMAN & JOHN HOLOD For The Vista Film maker/speaker, John Holod, returns to the Palace Theater stage Monday, January 2, 2017 to resume the Fairfield Glade Lions Travelogue Series. The title of John’s adventure is “Natural Wonders of the Southeast Coast: Virginia Beach to Key West”. It will all start at 7 P.M. […]

8Dec2016 | Continued
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Opposition grows

County residents stage protest at Commissioners’ meeting COMMENTARY By JAY MCCARTHY For The Vista At 7 A.M., led by Jim Martin or  “Mountain Man” as many call him, a group of concerned citizens gathered in protest at the Courthouse in downtown Crossville on October 17. Since Mr. Martin lives in Crab Orchard within a 1,000-feet of […]

28Oct2016 | Continued

Lions celebrate Centennial legacy with gift

BY KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Lions Clubs International celebrates their 100th anniversary in fiscal year 2016-17. The actual date will be June 7, 2017. The Fairfield Glade Lions Club is very proud to celebrate this occasion for a couple of reasons. First of all, they are one of the over 46,000 Lions Clubs in […]

28Oct2016 | Continued

Lions announce Reverse Raffle winners

BY KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The 2016 Fairfield Glade Lions Club Reverse Raffle comes to a close. A record net profit of over $14,000 was reached and the 2nd place prize winner actually took the prize rather than cash. It’s been a wonderful year for the Lions! The Grand Prize winner was Elizabeth Draper […]

4Oct2016 | Continued
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Wine On The Plateau is Saturday!!!

BY JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Don’t miss out on an afternoon on a great afternoon of music, tasting wines, craft beers and foods from local restaurants this Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center from 2-4 p.m. New this year will be a finer wine tasting area for the more […]

14Sep2016 | Continued
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Wyatt is Student of the Month

BY KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Cumberland County High School senior, Karon Wyatt, was selected by CCHS Counselor, Dawn Shaw, to be one of the “Students of the Month” in the Fairfield Glade Lions Club Program. Lion Bob Cover is chairman for this Program and assigned the month of September to Karon along with Corporate […]

14Sep2016 | Continued

Rotary’s Next big event is Wine On The Plateau

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Labor Day weekend is over —Wine On The Plateau is next event in Fairfield Glade — Saturday, September 17, from 2 to 4 P.M.  is Wine On The Plateau at the Fairfield Glade Community and Conference Center. Music by “Sleeping Bee” will accompany the tasting of a good mix […]

8Sep2016 | Continued

Two season-opening hikes await Glade group

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista On September 9th the Fairfield Glade Hikers will hike Soldier’s Beach Trail in Meadow Park (1.7 miles) and the Byrd Creek and nature trail in Cumberland Mountain State Park (2.5miles) for a total of 4.2 miles. Soldier’s Beach Trail is rated easy; however, the Byrd Trail is […]

8Sep2016 | Continued

Rotary  Launches ‘Million Dollar Dinner’ to Celebrate Rotary Foundation Centennial

BY JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade, in conjunction with 65 area clubs making up Rotary International District 6780, have announced the launch of a district-wide Million Dollar Dinner initiative to raise funds for The Rotary Foundation, in honor of its centennial year. The District 6780 Million Dollar Dinner, which […]

18Aug2016 | Continued
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This was for the kids!

Wildwood Stable hosted Foster Care Day on June 11. Over 150 kids, foster parents, and DCS staff attended from Cumberland and surrounding counties. The kids were treated to pony rides, wagon rides and lunch, including  s’mores and ice cold watermelon. Music and games rounded out the day. The special guest was “Nico” the Cumberland County […]

16Jun2016 | Continued
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Rotary donates to local organizations

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade recently made donations supporting worthy organizations serving residents in Cumberland County. Gus Gocella received the donation to Honor Air, that takes Veterans to visit the Memorials in Washington, DC. Honor Air provides a great service to our Veterans by providing them an experience […]

10Jun2016 | Continued

It’s here! Rotary’s Music Festival set for this Saturday

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Saturday is the Fairfield Glade Music Festival presented by the Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade as a community service and fundraiser. Doors open at 11 A.M. with the SockHops starting at Noon. Parking is at Community and Conference Center with free shuttle bus to the event at The Square, […]

12May2016 | Continued
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Lions hold dinner to honor this year’s Students of the Month

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club holds a dinner meeting each year to honor the “Students of the Month”. Students and their parents as well as School Officials and Corporate Partners are also invited. All of the students are introduced by a Lion member and presented with a plaque showing […]

6May2016 | Continued