NATCHITOCHES PARISH (KTAL/KMSS) – One postal worker in Louisiana really has her work cut out for her. Her route covers a whopping 153 miles through rural areas in Natchitoches Parish, the longest route in the state.
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA —- Trevor Raekwon Seward, 25, of Andrews, SC, was convicted following a multi-day jury trial of all five counts charged: murder of a federal employee in the course of her duties; use of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence; robbery; possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; and conspiracy … Read more
Dushore, PA, with a population of 552, is tiny by most standards. But in Sullivan County — which is also known as the “Gem of Endless Mountains” — the town is a humming metropolis. For starters, it has the traffic light — that’s right, there’s one light in the entire county. And on good days, when conditions … Read more
Much to the disappointment and anger of the family and friends of Sherry Ingold, her killer, Roland Mitchell Dampeer, has been found not guilty by reason of insanity following a 40-minute non-jury criminal trial in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi. The trial was held in an Oxford, MS, federal courtroom on the … Read more
The Postal Service has designated Jan. 24 as Rural Reach Day, which celebrates the organization’s lead-sharing program for rural carriers. USPS districts will hold events to thank rural carriers for contributing to the Rural Reach program, which has generated more than $817 million in estimated annualized revenue since it began in 2008. For this year’s … Read more
A mail carriers union steward violated federal labor law by threatening a U.S. Postal Service worker who raised complaints about poor working conditions at an Oregon postal facility, an NLRB judge ruled, saying the union acted in bad faith. National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge Gerald M. Etchingham said in a decision Friday that the National Rural … Read more
The Postal Service is celebrating its lead-sharing program for rural carriers with its third annual Rural Reach Day on Jan. 24. Because this year’s Rural Reach Day falls on a Sunday, USPS districts will hold events throughout the week to thank rural carriers for participating in the program, which has brought in nearly $728.9 million … Read more
The surge in online shopping is helping the U.S. Postal Service stay afloat financially, but the influx of packages is straining rural letter carriers across the country. An increase in online orders is projected to help the postal service run until September 2021. Ronnie Stutts, the president of the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association, says … Read more
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The Postal Service will celebrate its lead-sharing program for rural carriers by designating Friday, Jan. 24, as Rural Reach Day. Across the nation, USPS districts will hold events to thank rural carriers for contributing to the program, which has generated more than $640 million in estimated annualized revenue since it began in 2008. “On Rural … Read more
NORFOLK, Neb. (KCAU) – Three people were sent to the hospital after an afternoon crash on Highway 275, about three miles east of Norfolk. The Stanton County Sheriff’s Office said the collision happened Friday around 2:10 p.m. They aid that Toni Prince, 46, of Osmond, is a rural mail carrier and was on her route … Read more
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The Postal Service will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Rural Reach program on Thursday, Jan. 24. Rural Reach is a lead generation program for rural letter carriers to submit leads based on conversations they have with business customers. “The local business development specialist or district sales representative follows up with the customer to try … Read more
MOSES LAKE — You might have seen it out and about. Bright blue and green, with orange letters all around that say “The Mystery Machine,” rambling down country roads, an arm sticking out occasionally, shoving mail into rural mailboxes. “It started out as a safety thing,” said Andrew Arnold, a rural mail carrier who … Read more