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Rural Carrier Hero: Renne Pokojski, Kinmundy, IL

Kinmundy, IL, Rural Carrier Renne Pokojski was delivering a package to a house when she heard a woman inside calling for help. Pokojski entered and found the woman bleeding, bruised and lying at the bottom of the basement stairs. The…



Rural Carrier Hero: Tracy Siler, Asheville, NC

Asheville, NC, Rural Carrier Tracy Siler became concerned when she noticed a customer hadn’t retrieved his mail for a few days. She knocked on his door and heard noises inside but no one answered. Siler, suspecting the customer needed help,…





Rural Carrier Hero: James Walch, Virden, IL

Virden, IL, Rural Carrier James Walch became concerned when he noticed a customer hadn’t collected mail in several days. He knocked on the front door of the house, heard a faint response and entered. He found a man lying on…


Rural Carrier Hero: Susan Hindle, Meadville, PA

Meadville, PA, Rural Carrier Susan Hindle was on her route when she came upon a woman lying on an icy driveway. She had slipped and injured herself. Hindle called 911 and stayed with the woman until help arrived. She later…


Rural carrier RCA killed in wreck in Oklahoma

A rural route mail carrier was killed in a two-vehicle wreck near Union Valley Tuesday morning. The wreck occurred at 8:56 a.m. at the intersection of state Highway 3 and County Road 3610. Debra Godbey, 59, of Ada was delivering…


Indiana rural carrier rescues puppies from a fire

Greenfield, IN, Rural Carrier Melinda Thompson was on her route recently when she spotted a burning shed and ran over to see if anyone needed help. “I know that this particular home, they have a few dogs,” Thompson told the…



Rural Carrier Hero: Chasiti Foster, Sperryville, VA

Sperryville, VA, Rural Carrier Chasiti Foster was delivering mail when she encountered a man lying on his front porch. He said he had fallen and was unable to move. Foster called 911 and stayed with him until emergency responders arrived….


Rural Carrier Hero: Randy Cunningham – Henderson TN

Henderson, TN, Rural Carrier Randy Cunningham always delivers for his customers. Sometimes, he delivers the customers themselves. Cunningham was on his route recently when he spotted a man collapse in front of his house. Cunningham rushed to the man’s side,…