Lisbon Falls, ME — Richelle Dube was delivering her mail route Tuesday afternoon as she always does. When approaching to deliver to one Lisbon Street address she found the front porch on fire. The carrier quickly alerted the resident and instructed him to call 911 while she attempted to extinguish the fire. Continue reading →
Louisville — Jim “Bo” Warner started his job as a mailman back in 1974.
Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night can keep this ray of sunshine from his route or recipients.
“All 407 customers to me are family,” Warner said. “The people on my route are my family. We have cried together, laughed together, we’ve been at the hospital together, funeral homes, and they don’t want me to retire. So, as long as the Lord gives me good health and I have the energy, I’m here to stay.” Continue reading →
He’s fast. He’s quick.He might be faster than any other letter carrier in town.
“He’s always efficient, very efficient,” says Shari Masse.
“Dewey is the greatest,” says Karen Volk.
Dewey Reinert has a reputation for being quick on the job.”He makes sure that you get your mail on time all the time. He will even go the extra mile if you’re not home, he comes back again,” says Masse.
12 miles to be exact, that’s how far the 45 year old letter carrier walks everyday when dropping mail at 380 houses along his route.
He goes through six pairs of shoes a year, knows everyone on his route by name, and hasn’t missed a day of work in 17 years.