Glade resident, NBA icon Lloyd dead at age 86

By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Earl Lloyd, a well-known and loved resident of Fairfield Glade and the first black professional NBA player, passed away last Thursday at the age of 86. Known as  “the Big Cat,” the 6-foot-5 forward made his league debut in October of 1950, playing for the Washington Capitals. During his legendary […]

6Mar2015 | Continued

Granddaughter of Glade couple making mark in swimming

Special to The Vista Grandchildren are every grandparents joy — and that is no different for Glade residents B.J. and Marv Mrnka. The couple are very proud of their Grandaughter Emma Cain — and have every right to be. Cain, at only 14 years of age, has developed into a world class swimmer. “Emma was […]

29Jan2015 | Continued

Bowl contest winner picked games just Fine

By ED LEWIS For The Vista The Vista’s contest of 20 bowl games was won by a previous champion, Geoff Fine, who led all participants with a 13-7 record. Vista Editor-Publisher Keith Walther was only one game back at 12 – 8, and Keith’s son, Landry, also a Vista staff member, was 11-9. The trio […]

16Jan2015 | Continued

Maintaining golf courses in Glade is never-ending

COMMENTARY By JOANN FAULDS For The Vista I have served on the Committee for now three years and I am amazed at how much I have learned about the golfing community and how much more there is to learn. For example: A) Maintaining a golf course at the Fairfield Glade level is a never ending […]

5Nov2014 | 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

Grandson of Glade residents qualifies for Augusta event

Special To The Vista Junior golfer, T.K. Schultz, from Bulverde, TX — the grandson of Durl and Glenda Schultz, residents of Fairfield Glade, TN — is heading to Augusta. Schultz won a series of qualifiers in the Drive Chip and Putt Competition and will be heading to Augusta National Golf Club — home of the […]

18Sep2014 | Continued

Boomer Sooner!

University of Oklahoma star Jao-Javanil wins 16th annual Tennessee Women’s Open at Stonehenge Golf Club By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor Having won the NCAA women’s golf title in 2012, there was no question that Chirapat Jao-Javanil was a player to watch coming into the 16th Tenneessee Women’s Open. And so it was no shock that all […]

7Aug2014 | Continued

Glade Resident on the run for good health mit painting

Special to The Vista No one can get away with telling Naiad Kuhlman of Fairfield Glade that age is a barrier to exercise. The avid runner, personal trainer and instructor at Cumberland Medical Center’s Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade won’t buy the excuse. That’s because she is a walking – and running – example of […]

30Jul2014 | Continued

So “futbol” got this “football” fan’s attention

Like most males and many females living America I’m a football fan and always will be. I did not grow up near a major college so my focus has always been on the NFL. Somehow, I recently got settled in front of a TV with a World Cup game on. Not sure how that happened […]

11Jul2014 | Continued

Keeping an Open mind

Glade resident gets up close look at U.S. Open Special to The Vista Fairfield Glade resident Tim Tewalt recently had the unique experience of serving as a volunteer at the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C. Tewalt served as a walking scorer at the event — his third U.S. Open and 17th tournament overall. […]

24Jun2014 | Continued

Helton heads Senior Open field

Murfreesboro pro wins in another close one By KEITH WALTHER Vista Publisher/Editor There is something about this tournament. It seems no one can win by a comfortable margin. In fact, the winner usually has white knuckles when he finally drops the final putt and is declared the winner of the Tennessee State Senior Open. Never […]

20May2014 | Continued

Don’t be crabby, Winston ‘situation’ good for comic relief

We don’t want to downplay shoplifting and petty theft. Both cost businesses and consumers millions of dollars each year. But when Florida State University’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston left a Tallahassee, FL-area Publix grocery store last week without paying for $32 worth of crab legs, it left the door wide open for some humor. […]

7May2014 | Continued

There were slim pickings in Bowl contest

For The Vista In one of the most unusual college football bowl seasons in years, the Glade Vista’s annual contest of seven local participants was very close throughout, including the championship game, and ended in a three way 12-8 tie between defending champion Greg Dorton, Geoffrey Fine and Ed Lewis. Three other contestants, Jim Mansfield, […]

15Jan2014 | Continued
post thumbnail

Avalon Bus Trip Planned for January 2

For The Vista The annual Avalon Center’s Lady Vol Bus Trip for the 2013-2014 basketball season is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, which is the beginning of the quest for another SEC Championship. The Lady Vols will host LSU, which is coached by former Lady Vol player and assistant coach, Nikki Caldwell. Some added […]

9Dec2013 | Continued

The NCAA needs some classes in parenting skills to discipline consistently

As our kids grew up, my wife and I tried to be consistent in the disciplining of our children. Not only did we try to make the “punishment” commensurate with the “crime” but we also tried to be fair between the two of them. If our son errored in some way when he was 10 […]

4Nov2013 | Continued

Glade resident oldest runner at Wellness event

65 Runners in Wellness Express 5K Average Under 12-Minute Miles For The Vista A new course for the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Express Fitness 5k run and walk did not slow down the more than 80 participants — including Fairfield Glade’s Hazel Bardash — who was the oldest runner in the event. Bardash, a personal trainer […]

8Oct2013 | Continued

Golfers score hole in ones

For The Vista Five golfers have recently posted hole in ones at Fairfield Glade golf courses. Peggy Lethio used an 8-iron on 12th hole at Heatherhurst Crag. The shot was witnessed by Cheryl Stow and Karen Manes. Ron Fischer used driver for a hole in at the par 4 11th hole on the Crag during […]

17Sep2013 | Continued
post thumbnail

Fisher’s ace highlights festivities between 23 teams competing

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Lions Club 24th Annual Golf Tournament was a big success on Saturday September 7, 2013. All 23 teams enjoyed a fun day and appreciated fantastic weather. One player in particular had a “GOOD” but unfortunately “BAD” day. Ron Fisher was on the winning Team in Flight […]

17Sep2013 | Continued

Children are the big winners at Art Guild Golf fundraiser event

For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Art Guild Golf Fundraiser was a huge success. Not only did all have a great time in the recent event, but enough money was cleared from the event sponsors to fund their children’s programs for 2014. In addition to those programs, the Art Guild will be able to give […]

12Aug2013 | Continued

Glade resident wins two gold medals

For The Vista Franklin, TN — Hundreds of seniors came away with gold, silver and bronze medals for their outstanding athletic performance in the Tennessee Senior Olympics state finals, June 21-27 in Williamson County, including a Fairfield Glade resident. The Glade’s Mary Listenberger won gold medls in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle swim events. She […]

30Jul2013 | Continued