An unexpected letter in the mail. Residents were geared up for mail delivery changes. The U.S. Postal Service sent out a letter by mistake to a north Lubbock neighborhood. Residents who live on Bates Street said they got the surprising news this week. The letter stated they had 14 days to set up a mailbox on their curb.
Isabel Guajardo has lived in the same house all her life. “It went through the tornado and everything,” she said. We are working on it little by little.”When it comes to the mail she just has to walk out her front door, but all of that could have changed.
“We were shocked,” she said. The neighborhood has always been like this forever. I don’t mind changing if that is what they asked me to do.”
Others were also caught off guard.”It was a big surprise, and I wasn’t the only one that go it,” one resident said.About a hundred people received the final notice letter. It stated they had 14 days to place a mail box at their curb for curbside delivery.