It's the last week before Christmas, and today is considered the busiest shipping day of the year for the United States Post Office.
The deadline has passed for regular package shipping, but if you use priority or express mail, the deadline is December 22nd.
This year, the post... more »
Next-day first class mail delivery will soon be a thing of the past. The US Postal Service announced first-class mail delivery will soon slow down in an attempt to cut costs. Lafayette resident, Doris Prudomme, said "I have an income tax business, so I mail a lot of income tax... more »
Lafayette Metro Narcotics officers are still trying to figure out how a package of illegal drugs ended up at a Lafayette car wash. Police say the box contained six pounds of marijuana, a street value of roughly $10,000, and was shipped through the U.S. Postal Service.
Todd LeMaire, the... more »
Lafayette postal workers are seeing quite a bit more mail today. Not because of an early holiday rush but rather the closing down of the mail processing plant in Lake Charles.
All that mail is being rerouted to Lafayette's Moss Street location. Postal employees in Lake Charles picketed in... more »
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Starting Monday, mail to and from Lake Charles will be processed in Lafayette. Postal Service spokesman McKinney Boyd tells The American-Press that nobody will lose jobs. He says workers will be asked to look at vacancies at other post offices nearby and in Lafayette. Boyd... more »
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A Pineville woman has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud in a case that involved using someone else's identity to steal money by opening accounts at various banks and credit card companies. The Town Talk reports that 36-year-old Lanetta Littleton faces... more »
The ability to stay in touch with Family and friends back home is a mission of priority for deployed Soldiers with the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team as they serve in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
That mission quickly became a personal responsibility for Spc.... more »
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A group of volunteer "elves" in Alaska's frigid interior has set out to save a popular holiday letter service featuring the North Pole's most beloved icon. The group is looking to counter a decision by the U.S. Postal Service to end a program begun in 1954... more »