US Postal Service http://wkms.org en Paducah’s Mail Processing Facility Set to Close, Could Lead to Longer Delivery Times http://wkms.org/post/paducah-s-mail-processing-facility-set-close-could-lead-longer-delivery-times <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mail delivery times could lengthen in the Purchase area with the oncoming closure of Paducah’s processing plant.</span></p><p>The US Postal Service announced the consolidation of <a href="http://about.usps.com/news/electronic-press-kits/our-future-network/assets/pdf/ofn-consolidation-list-063014.pdf">more than 80 mail facilities</a> this week.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:42:08 +0000 Whitney Jones 41761 at http://wkms.org Paducah’s Mail Processing Facility Set to Close, Could Lead to Longer Delivery Times New USPS Plan Could Keep Local Offices Open http://wkms.org/post/new-usps-plan-could-keep-local-offices-open <p>A new plan could keep small town post offices open despite big service cuts in the U.S. Postal Service. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe says the plan would modify office hours in rural areas to match customer demand.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 16:43:53 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17910 at http://wkms.org New USPS Plan Could Keep Local Offices Open U.S. Postal Service Will Close Paducah Mail Processing Plant http://wkms.org/post/us-postal-service-will-close-paducah-mail-processing-plant <p>The U.S. Post Office will close the mail distribution plant in Paducah sometime after May 15. The USPS announced the closure after a months long study on downsizing. The Postal Service is merging the plant&rsquo;s operations with the Evansville, Indiana plant. Local American Postal Workers Union President Gerl McKinney says the loss of the Paducah facility will be bad for local businesses. He says,&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 19:48:52 +0000 Shelly Baskin 17023 at http://wkms.org U.S. Postal Service Will Close Paducah Mail Processing Plant