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The Post travels Kentucky Bourbon Trail


Ken and TJ Norris, of Solon Township, took a driving tour of Kentucky in March, traveling around and between Lexington and Louisville. As part of their trip, they traveled the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, with a stop at the Jim Beam distillery, where Mr. Beam was very intoxicated with the Cedar Springs Post.

Thanks to Ken and TJ for taking us with you!

Are you going on vacation? Take the Post with you and snap some photos. Then send them to us with some info to news@cedarspringspost.com or mail them to Post travels, PO Box 370, Cedar Springs, MI 49319. We will be looking for yours!

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Hometown Hero

Link-Darren2014Darren J. Link, a member of B Troop, 133rd Cavalry Unit, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, was recently promoted to Sergeant E5 in ceremonies at his present station of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky.

Sgt. Link has served one year in Korea, and one year in Afghanistan. He is scheduled to deploy back to Afghanistan in early February 2015.

Sgt. Link is a 2010 graduate of Cedar Springs High School. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He took his training at Ft. Knox, Kentucky.

Sgt. Link is the son of Michael and Tami Link, of Cedar Springs. His wife, Lindsay (Boughton) Link, is also from Cedar Springs. He has a brother, Cameron Link, a 2014 graduate of Cedar Springs High School, and a sister, Shelbi Link, a senior at Cedar Springs High School. Great-grandparents are Mark and June Doren, of Cedar Springs. Grandparents are Carmon and Wally Porter of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, and Jim and Rose Hunt, and the late Marlyn (Marti) Hunt, of Cedar Springs.

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The Post goes to Kentucky

N-Kentucky-dinoN-Kentucky-cavernsDorothy Sprague and family, of Gowen and Kent City, recently took the Post on an adventure with them to Kentucky.

“We started out in Gowen, and then went on to Kentucky to the Squire Boone Caverns, and of course the Post was with us,” wrote Dorothy. “Then it was on to Dinosaur World in Kentucky. As you can see, the T-Rex was after the Post but we all got away safe! We made a few stops in Tennessee and even a flea market, but the Post and our family made it back to Michigan safe and sound.”

Sounds like fun, Dorothy! Thanks for taking us with you!

If readers are going on vacation, take a copy of the Post with you, snap a photo, and send it to us with some brief information to news@cedarspringspost.com. 


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The Post goes to Kentucky


A group of 10 friends from the Sand Lake area took the trip of a lifetime the week of September 9—one that had been in the making for five years. And they took the Post with them! Denny and Deb Dingman, Scott and Terri Nelson, Ed and Angie Fisher, Jeff and Shannon Proctor, and Craig Dickerson and Rebecca Scott all spent the week on an 80-foot houseboat, on the beautiful Lake Cumberland in Kentucky. These five couples truly loved their dream vacation! And thanks for taking us with you!

Readers: If you are going on a trip, take a Post with you and get a photo, then send it to us with some brief info. You can send it to: news@cedarspringspost.com. Photos will be printed as space allows.


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The Post goes to Cave City

N-Post-to-Cave-CityPatrick, Tia and Tresa Nielsen, of Pierson, along with Tia’s best friend Brianna Monroe, of Marco Island, Florida, recently took the Post on an educational road trip. They started in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and made a stop in Cave City, Kentucky, where they booked an over night stay at the Wigwam Village Inn #2. Frank A. Redford patented the design with the US patent office in1935, so he could build these tee-pee sleeping structures in Kentucky, Alabama, Florida, New Orleans California and Arizona. Today this is one out of three Wigwam Village Inns still in existence. The other two are in Arizona and California. The Nielsen’s stayed overnight after visiting the Mammoth Cave National Park, which encompasses 52,830 areas. The Native Americans discovered Mammoth Cave about 4,000 years ago and continued to use it for 2,000 years. Tours began in 1816 and it increasingly draws in about 650,000 visitors a year.

“We have the Post mailed to us down at Marco Island, Florida every week,” noted Tresa.

Thanks so much for taking the Post with you on your adventure!

Will you be traveling? Take along a copy of the Post and get a photo. Send the photo and some info about it to news@cedarspringspost.com. We will print them as space allows.


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