USPS hiring hundreds of local mail carriers in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana

By Ally Kraemer – February 23, 2017 CINCINNATI — The United States Post Office is hoping to hire 300 new mail carriers — and fast. “They don’t have to have any type of experience,” said Charlotte Morrow, who works for USPS customer relations. “We’ll train them, we’ll show them what the job is all about…

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Video: Brown recluse spiders force Fisherville PO to close temporarily

By Sarah Phinney – May 4, 2015 FISHERVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Brown recluse spiders are causing the Fisherville Post Office to temporarily close its doors. United States Postal Service spokesperson David Walton says spiders were found during a recent inspection. “We didn’t want to take any chances so we thought the best course of action…

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Video: Paducah processing center closing, USPS consolidating

By Amanda Roberts – April 2, 2015 PADUCAH, Ky – The processing plant at the Paducah post office closes Saturday. It’s part of consolidation plans that started 2011. Tomorrow will be the last day for operations. The mail will instead be processed through Evansville. A processing plant in Cape Girardeau will also be consolidated into…

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NALC President Rolando: Unfair burden hurts profitable Postal Service

Op-Ed By Fredric Rolando – January 26, 2015 The Herald-Leader has done a good job reporting on the planned closing of the Lexington mail-processing facility, including how slowing the mail would inconvenience residents and how dozens of lawmakers contend that the Postal Service hasn’t followed its own procedures for such actions. But there’s a bigger…

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Lexington mail-processing center likely to begin closing in June, postal officials say

By Greg Kocher – January 14, 2015 The mail-processing center on Nandino Boulevard in Lexington will begin closing in June, according to a U.S. Postal Service schedule. The Lexington center is among 82 nationwide that the postal service plans to shutter in a new round of plant closings and consolidations. Mail-sorting operations now performed in…

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Vicco, KY Village Post Office opens inside liquor store

Vicco, Ky. (WYMT)– The eagle representing the United States Postal Service has landed at a Vicco liquor store. “Post offices close kind of early in the day, actually so we’d be able to sell stamps,” said Sharon Taylor, manager at Kwik Six Liquor. In addition to stamps, the village post office also ships flat-rate boxes….

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