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Judge McKenzie visits Rotary Club

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Rotary Club of Fairfield Glade was honored to have Judge Gary S. McKenzie of the 13 Circuit Court, covering the Upper Cumberland area including Cumberland County, presented  a program on the workings and success of the Recovery Court and Veterans Court. These courts substitute vigorous treatment, counseling, and […]

15Feb2018 | Continued
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Lions announce next Travelogue

By KEN STEADMAN & GRAY WARRINER For The Vista Gray Warriner is no stranger to the Place Theatre stage. He has made many appearances and entertained the audience with his informative and colorful travelogue films over several years. The Fairfield Glade Lions Club is proud to sponsor Gray’s latest film “Ghosts of the Gold Rush”. […]

15Feb2018 | Continued
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Rotary donates to Youth Programs

BY JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary started off 2018 with donations to Youth Programs in Cumberland County. Donna King, incoming President of Imagination Library of Cumberland Country, received a donation to give books to children.  Imagination Library was founded by Dolly Parton and has local chapters around the country implementing her […]

26Jan2018 | Continued

Though imperfect, FGCC working hard for you

By JOHN CONRAD Board President For The Vista Carol and I think choosing to live in Fairfield Glade six years ago was one of the best decisions we have ever made. We are proud of our decision and we are proud of where we live. We are proud of the five wonderful golf courses – […]

19Dec2017 | Continued

Local rescue dog saves family, wins Wishes Grant for A.A.R.F.

For The Vista A.A.R.F. Hopes Public Will Vote for Mojo the Hero Dog in the “People’s Choice” Grant Contest In a special presentation on December 15, A.A.R.F. will receive a grant worth thousands of dollars from the Petco Foundation, as part of the Petco Foundation’s Holiday Wishes campaign. The celebration and presentation will be held […]

14Dec2017 | Continued
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Travelogue visits “Lure and Lore of Deserts” on Dec. 4

By KEN STEADMAN & SANDY MORTIMER For The Vista Sandy Mortimer returns to the Palace Theatre December 4 to present  “The Lure and Lore of Deserts” Travelogue for the Fairfield Glade Lions Club. Sandy is certainly no stranger to our stage. She has made several appearances and presented many informative and entertaining Travelogues. The show starts […]

30Nov2017 | Continued

Food & Beverage goes through more changes

By FAIRFIELD GLADE COMMUNITY CLUB For The Vista As we move into our slower season we continue to reorganize our F&B division to be more efficient and cost effective given our current operations and plan for 2018.  Therefore, effective immediately we have eliminated the F&B Manager position held by Sheila Koelber and Event Planner position […]

16Nov2017 | Continued
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Getting along with animals

Barnes featured speaker at Garden Club meeting By LINDA REISS For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Garden Club presents Mimi Barnes, Wildlife Specialist with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, as the featured speaker at the Club’s meeting this Wednesday, Nov. 15. Living in and with wildlife can have its pleasures and its problems, as most Fairfield […]

16Nov2017 | Continued
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Hiking Group makes final trip

By ANNE DODGE and MARY KOPMEIER For The Vista On Friday November 17, the Fairfield Glade Hiking Group will celebrate the end of the fall hiking season with a potluck lunch rain or shine at the Fairfield Glade Multipurpose/Library Building on Lakeview Drive from noon until 2 P.M. after the morning hike. We will travel […]

16Nov2017 | Continued

Board says 2017 projects finished; purchases golf Simulator for $61K

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor For The Vista Among the highlights from the Fairfield Glade Board of Directors meeting held last week was the review of Master Plan items and the purchase of a Golf Simulator. The Board, along with General Manager Bob Weber, pointed out that all major projects for 2017 are completed — […]

2Nov2017 | Continued

Conrad provides first report

By JOHN CONRAD BOARD PRESIDENT For The Vista The election cycle is over for another year. This year the election was particularly contentious but that is all behind us as we look forward to another year in our wonderful community. I am taking over the leadership of a great community that is prospering in so […]

2Nov2017 | Continued

Local Rotarian on Polio Inoculation Mission

By JEFF TOWNSEND For The Vista Tessi Gilmer, a Rotarian in the Fairfield Glade Club, recently participated in a polio eradication mission to Africa along with  20 other Rotarians from around the USA. The trip was from October 3-12 going to Accra, Ghana.  During this trip about 500 children received the Polio vaccine in less […]

25Oct2017 | Continued

Board selects Miller to replace departing Price

By Glade Community Club Board For The Vista The Board has decided to appoint Jeani Miller to fill the Board vacancy caused by the resignation of Harry Price. We decided to interview the third through fifth place finishers from the recent election, Tom Reigle, John Byers and Jeani Miller along with Ken Flierl who expressed […]

11Oct2017 | Continued

Riegle offers glimpse inside interview process

COMMENTARY By TOM RIEGLE For The Vista Hypocrisy, Arrogance, and Disdain for the non- Wyndham block voters,are the best things I can say about the FGCC Board interview process and subsequent Email Blast on the selection of the replacement for Mr. Price. First let me say that I have been friends with Jeani and Sid […]

11Oct2017 | Continued
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Hikers set off for Rugby Loop

By ANNE DODGE and MARY KOPMEIER On Friday, Oct. 6 the Fairfield Glade Hikers drive 55 miles to Rugby for their hike on The Rugby Loop. Also known as Meeting of the Waters Loop,  the trail runs beside the Clear Fork River and eventually meets White Oak Creek.  Along this trail hikers will enjoy big […]

4Oct2017 | Continued

Lions Golf tourney a success

Nearly 100 golfers participate at Heatherhurst Golf Course   By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista It was a very pleasant day from shot-gun start to enjoyable finish for 24 golf teams (96 women and men golfers). The event was the Fairfield Glade Lions 28th  Golf Tournament on September 9 at Heatherhurst’s Crag course. The Tournament […]

21Sep2017 | Continued
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Lions’ 2017-18 Travelogue Series starts on October 2

By KEN STEADMAN  AND MARTIN DARRAH For The Vista Martin Darrah is the award-winning executive director and cinematographer of the renowned Portland, Oregon based Production Company, International Film & Video. Darrah’s 34 years of production experience have taken him to more than 140 countries worldwide, yielding more than 70 documentary and travel-adventure programs to date. […]

14Sep2017 | Continued

Is Dillman trying to go independent?

By JOHN PATTERSON 9th District County Commissioner For The Vista Ever since the Fairfield Glade Community Club relinquished the titles to our fire engines, etc., to the Fairfield Glade Volunteer Fire Department it has been my belief that Chief Matthew E. Dillman, in his quest for power and authority, would eventually attempt to institute his […]

7Sep2017 | Continued

CMPC thankful for candidates’ support against Wind Farm

COMMENTARY BY JAY McCARTHY For The Vista Cumberland Mountain Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce that two of the candidates who are running for Glade Board positions have announced that they oppose the Crab Orchard wind project and that, if elected, they will do what ever they can to show that the Fairfield Glade community […]

2Aug2017 | Continued
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Glade Art Guild concludes another successful Golf Tourney Fundraiser

By DAWN ROBB For The Vista The Art Guild’s Golf Tournament was held on Friday July 21.  This was the 15th year for this fundraiser, and it continues to be a wonderful source of income for the Art Guild. In addition to funding some of our Outreach Programs, this fundraiser allows us to have matching […]

2Aug2017 | Continued