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Rural postal carrier retires after 27 years

  LEXINGTON — Through rain, sleet, hail or snow — and sunshine too — Dick Childress has driven about 613,575 miles ivering on a rural route that extends to the Custer County . His last day was Friday, as…



Delaware crash seriously injures rural mail carrier

A van pulled into the path of a truck in Harbeson, injuring a carrier who was airlifted to a hospital in serious condition, according to aware State Police. The accident happened about 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 9, snarling…




KY Rural Carrier retires after 40 years with USPS

Last Saturday was Joe Calvert’s final day of work at the Morehead post office. Calvert, who has worked for the United States Postal Service for 40 years, began his career for the Morehead post office when he was 18 years…


Downtown post office home to rural carrier academy

KINGSPORT, TN – Kingsport’s downtown post office – previously on the market for about 18 months – is now serving a new role in the Tri-Cities region. A portion of the two-story building is now home to a Rural Carrier…




Rural Carrier to carry torch in state race

  Windfall, IN, Rural Carrier Angela Kemper-Grimes will be one of 2,200 Hoosiers who’ll carry a torch during a special relay run this fall to honor Indiana’s 200th anniversary. Each runner will pass the torch along a 3,200-mile route that…





Rural mail carrier becomes pro fisherman

SELMER, Tenn. — Fishing from the time he was a little boy has led a former Selmer man into becoming a pro fisherman in addition to his regular job as a rural route postal carrier. Keith Amerson has been on…


Rural mail route carrier brings surprises 

When Kristi Hanna graduated from Northwest Missouri State University and began teaching first grade in Iowa, she never thought she’d return to Maryville, and she never thought she’d transition from teaching children to ivering for the United States Postal…


At 96, Rural Mail Carrier Smashes Normal Retirement Age

TAMARACK, Minn. — For most of us, retirement will come in our 60s. But Aitkin County carrier Bill Onstad is anything but your average worker. When asked how many years he’s been a carrier, Onstad quickly replies, “Well,…



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