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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

Proposed locations discovered for Windmills

By JAY MCCARTHY AND KEITH WALTHER For The Vista Some new information was learned – but more questions remain. That was the feeling of most after attending a meeting last Wednesday at the Fairfield Glade Conference Center, held by Apex Energy to explain to the residents their progress of the Construction of the Industrial Wind […]

28Apr2016 | Continued
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Glade Hikers to explore Middle Creek

By ANNE DODGE & MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista This Friday, April 15 the Fairfield Glade Hikers will drive 60 miles north to the Big South Fork for two geologically interesting hikes. Beginning at the Sawmill trail head we’ll hike the Middle Creek Loop (3.5 miles) where we will see many rock walls and shelters  […]

14Apr2016 | Continued
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By MARTIN DARRAH AND KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club final Travelogue Season will be held on April 4th at the Palace Theater. Marlin Darrah will present his journey through several South & Central America cities and countries. It will all take place starting at  7 P.M. and last about 85 […]

11Mar2016 | Continued

Local Lions Club continues to be most active

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista New Fairfield Glade Lions Club member, Janet Simko, was inducted into the club at the last meeting. The Fairfield Glade Lions Club will celebrate their 40th year on March 22, as one of the most active and largest clubs in the State of Tennessee. They currently have 111 active […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Rotarians honored by Rotary Foundation

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade is focused on improving lives in our local community–Fairfield Glade and Cumberland County and that is where the Club spends the money raised by the Club. Rotary is an International humanitarian organization and its humanitarian work around the world is done through The […]

26Feb2016 | Continued
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Fernandez tabbed PCAC’s Artist of the Month

By NANCY KIPPERMAN For The Vista As the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade’s Artist of the Month for March, Angel Fernandez’s artwork will be on exhibit from March 4 through April 1, at the Plateau Creative Art Center (PCAC), 451 Lakeview Drive, in Fairfield Glade.  In March, the PCAC is open Monday through Saturday from […]

18Feb2016 | Continued

Know symptoms of diabetes

By KEN STEAMAN For The Vista Some people have diabetes symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed. Please share any questions or concerns you may have with your doctor. The following are some common symptoms of the disease: • Urinating often • Feeling very thirsty • Feeling very hungry – even though you are eating […]

28Jan2016 | Continued
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Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade serves lunch at Bread of Life

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade provided and served Lunch at the Bread Of Life Rescue Mission in Crossville. They are pleased support the Bread of Life in their mission  of providing temporary shelter, medical attention, and food for the homeless and transient, conducting interdenominational services daily and educating […]

28Jan2016 | Continued