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The Cutting Edge of Hair Care

Cedarville township attracts many people looking to start their own business. Cedarville University provides the perfect customer base from August to May every year. Megan Davis is one such entrepreneur. On June 1, 2010, she opened Cutting Edge of Cedarville, Ltd., a hair salon with a witty name. The salon was originally located in Jamestown, Ohio. However, Davis said, “There were just way too many salons there. It was time to go out on our own, and so we did.” She chose Cedarvi...

Cedarville Ministerial Association Serves in Unity

Eight Cedarville churches have joined together to form the Cedar Cliff Ministerial Association (CCMA), which offers aid to many struggling individuals in the immediate community. “(We) have agreed to set aside our pet doctrines and our little doctrinal differences and focus on the Gospel of Jesus Christ,” said Linda Davis, pastor of Cedarville United Methodist Church and president of the CCMA. The CCMA offers five main outreach programs, including a Parish Nursing Program, a secondh...

ROTC Cadets Trained Over Summer

During the summer, several Army ROTC cadets from Cedarville University participated in training opportunities as well as cultural immersion and teaching. Cadets received slots to attend Airborne School, Air Assault School, a Culture Understanding and Language Proficiency Program (CULP), Cadet Troop Leader Training (CTLT), a Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) and a Leader’s Training Course (LTC). One cadet also cross-trained with cadets from West Point. Cedarville ...

Hair Care in the ’Ville

Hair Limits gives the town of Cedarville affordable haircare in a place where the people take an interest in the needs, concerns and joys of others. Located on Main Street in Cedarville, Hair Limits offers a variety of services including haircuts, eyebrow waxes and prom and wedding hairdos. Men, women and children get their hair done at this salon. It is a family-friendly business with a small area containing toys and games for children. To expand its offered services, Hair Limits ...

Cedarville Market Lets it Grow

Across the street from Beans-N-Cream and behind Cedarville Hardware, vendors convene for the town’s Farm and Art Market. It’s held 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Thursday in June – October. With six to 10 regular vendors, the market generates considerable interest within Cedarville’s community. Vendors chat and laugh with their regular customers and extend a hearty welcome to new faces. Vendors take shelter from the sun in canopy tents and plastic bags overflow with produce. Vegetables, ...

Cedarville Hosts Annual Labor Day Celebration

This weekend marks the beginning of the annual CedarFest celebration in Cedarville, Ohio. Varying events take place in downtown Cedarville from Saturday, Aug. 30, to Monday, Sept. 1, to celebrate Labor Day. James H. Kyle, who introduced the bill to the Senate proposing Labor Day a legal holiday, is a Cedarville native, making the small town the birthplace of this national holiday. Some of the featured events of the weekend are the fireworks, fireman’s pancake breakfast, Labor Day parade ...

Winter Storm of the Century

The Blizzard of 1978, dubbed “The Storm of the Century,” has not been forgotten by Ohio residents 36 years later. In light of frigid temperatures and heavy snowfall, this year’s winter is being compared to that of 1978. But is there any real comparison between the two? The Blizzard of ’78 began early in the morning on Jan. 26 and continued into the next day. According to the National Weather Service, in that 24-hour period, snowfall ranged from five to 13 inches across Ohio. Wind ...

Weak Ceiling Strengthened Church

In March 2013, Pastor Linda Davis of Cedarville United Methodist Church noticed some ceiling tiles drooping in a small portion of the building. The church, built in 1867, is the second oldest church in the town of Cedarville. When examiners looked at the ceiling, they discovered that it was actually composed of three ceilings: one acoustic, one tile, and one plaster-and-lathe ceiling. After 146 years of hot and cold temperatures with no insulation, more than half of the plaster-and-lathe ...

Minor, Stoney Creek are Cornerstones of Main Street Change

As downtown Cedarville expands, Taylor Minor and his family have played a significant role in its development. Taylor – an entrepreneur, father of three and Iraq War veteran – is also the owner and operator of Stoney Creek Roasters. From the start, Stoney Creek has been a family endeavour. “My parents and I started it as (equal) owners,” Taylor said. “We bought the whole building in 2008 and in August opened the coffee shop.” Taylor said when they started Stoney Creek, ...

Vintage Clothing Store Offers Unique Wardrobe Options for Students

If you walk downtown in Cedarville, you will come across several independently owned shops. One store in particular, Deborah’s Attic, stands out in its own way when you walk in and see its racks of vintage clothing. If you are looking for a special outfit for Campus Christmas or Elliv, you may find it there among the clothing and antiques dating back as early as the 18th century. Owner Deborah Stallard has been in business since 1978 when she officially opened a store in Springfield. ...