The Postal Service stopped sorting mail aboard trains in 1977, but one Railway Post Office (RPO) made an encore run this month.
To commemorate the final run of the last RPO, the Minnesota Transportation Museum transported mail in a train car that once served as a Railway Post Office. Continue reading
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -Military veteran and grandmother Rhonda Sneed knows what it’s like to be homeless. After her release from the Air Force, where she served four years, Rhonda was unable to get an apartment and lived in a homeless shelter. Continue reading
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Rural Carrier Luis Cortes recently had Certified Mail for a customer in Estero, FL.
When he knocked on the woman’s door and she told him to come in, he was surprised to find her on the floor. Continue reading
The U.S. Coast Guard maneuvers a survey boat in Eureka, MO, after major flooding affected much of the Midwest and USPS operations.
The Postal Service is continuing to move mail in the Midwest and South despite major flooding and storms this week.
Several Post Offices in Illinois and Missouri have suspended operations due to heavy rains and bloated rivers that flooded homes, businesses and streets. Continue reading
Action by Pratt Post Master Crystal Easley and Postal Clerk Scott Elliot along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the Pratt Police Department and law enforcement from Cook County, Texas helped stop a phone scam and recover a large sum of money for a phone scam victim in Pratt.
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