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

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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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

Hey, Take a hike!

No, really, you should — with one of these groups For The Vista If you are wanting to see some beautiful scenery, get some exercise and have some fun with fellow Fairfield Glade residents — then take a hike! There are two well-established groups that will offer you the chance to do all the above […]

28Aug2014 | Continued
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Stained Glass is new addition to Glade’s Sculpture Trail

By PATRICIA FREED For The Vista “Stained Glass” is sculptor artist Roger Listenberger’s latest addition to the Art Guild’s Sculpture Trail. The handicapped-accessible Sculpture Trail is located near Druid Hills next to the Plateau Creative Arts Center. This scenic Sculpture Trail is an offshoot of the paved central trail that travels north-south under Peavine Road. […]

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
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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
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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

Rotary to host Wine on Plateau

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Rotary Club is proud to present the Second Annual Wine on the Plateau event to be held on Saturday afternoon, October 11 at the four-way stop area. Last year’s event was very successful with approximately 600 attendees, 8 wine distributors with over 60 varieties of fine wine, craft beers, […]

11Jul2014 | Continued

Golfers needed for Art Guild and Rally for Cure events

For The Vista Calling All Golfers! Golfers are needed to fill the course for the Art Guild Golf Fundraiser on Friday July 25. There will be a 7:30 A.M. shotgun start on the Heatherhurst Brae Golf Course.  The cost for each golfer to enter is $75.  This includes the 18 holes of golf, a wonderful […]

2Jul2014 | Continued
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Lions Club honors members at its June meeting

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The June meeting marks the end of the fiscal year for all Lions Clubs. New officers are installed to start their term beginning July 1 and many awards are presented to members for their service to the Club and community. The first award presented at the Fairfield Glade June […]

2Jul2014 | Continued

Fairfield Glade Lions install new officers

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Fairfield Glade Lions Club installed the first lady President in their 38-year history at the June 16th meeting. Carol Pontius has been a very active member ever since joining the Club nearly 5 years ago and has maintained perfect attendance. She served as Club Treasurer for 2 years before […]

24Jun2014 | Continued

Johnson wins top prize in Fine Art Show

BY JUDY KALHOUN For The Vista On June 6, the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade held a reception to announce the winners of the Judged and Juried Fine Arts Show. The pieces were judged by Marcia Goldenstein of Knoxville.  Stonehaus Winery provided refreshments for the occasion. The following prizes were presented by Larry Henson and […]

18Jun2014 | Continued

FFG Neighborhood Watch Coalition to host 2nd Quarterly Meeting, June 12, 2014

The 2014 June meeting of the Fairfield Glade Neighborhood Watch Coalition will be held on Thursday, June 12th, 2014 at the FG Community Conference Center from 9:00AM to 11:30AM. The theme for this meeting is Personal Planning and Safety. It is also the meeting when nominations for the office of Vice Chairperson and Membership Officer […]

20May2014 | Continued
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Hospice’s Butterfly event approaching

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Hospice Auxiliary will present its 4th Annual Hospice Benefit Celebration of Life Butterfly Release on Saturday, June 14th, on the Courthouse Lawn in Crossville from 9 to 10 A.M. The program will be an uplifting and joyful experience remembering those we have loved and lost. The event will also […]

13May2014 | Continued

Tickets on sale now for Lions’ Reverse Raffle

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Fairfield glade Lions Club members have received their Reverse Raffle tickets and will be contacting those who purchased last year. In addition, tickets are available for sale at Regions Bank at 175 Miller Avenue in Crossville and 6837 Peavine Road in FFG as well as First National Bank of […]

13May2014 | Continued
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Glade resident Fine earns honor from Rotary District 6780

For The Vista At the Rotary District 6780 annual conference held April 12, 2014 in Chattanooga, Rotarian Geoff Fine received special recognition. For the past three years Geoff served the District as Assistant District Governor. The role of an  ADG is to assist and help guide Rotary Club Presidents to effectively lead their clubs and […]

7May2014 | Continued