US Postal Service

3:53 pm
Thu April 16, 2015

Some Murray Electric Bills, Payments Delayed Since March

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Some Murray Electric customers are not getting their bills through the mail, and the utility hasn’t been getting payments either.

General Manager Tony Thompson says the issue began at the end of March. He says the utility is investigating the matter, especially since it didn’t receive payment from several of its large commercial customers.

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2:35 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Paducah Mail Processing Ends This Weekend, Longer Delivery Times Begin

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Changes to the Paducah post office are starting this weekend with all mail processing moving to the Evansville, Indiana, location after today.

American Postal Workers Union Local 2500 Vice President Gerl McKinney said that change could add one or more days to delivery times in the region, which could be critical for some.

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11:42 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Paducah’s Mail Processing Facility Set to Close, Could Lead to Longer Delivery Times


Mail delivery times could lengthen in the Purchase area with the oncoming closure of Paducah’s processing plant.

The US Postal Service announced the consolidation of more than 80 mail facilities this week.

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Postal Service
11:43 am
Wed May 9, 2012

New USPS Plan Could Keep Local Offices Open

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. 

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Post Office Closings
1:48 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

U.S. Postal Service Will Close Paducah Mail Processing Plant

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’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, 

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