Missouri Postage Stamp

U.S. Postal Service to roll out stamp celebrating Missouri’s upcoming birthday

On August 10, 2021, Missouri turns the ripe age of 200 years old. The U.S. Postal Service plans to release several new stamps in 2021, including one to showcase Missouri’s bicentennial birthday. The stamp art is an existing photograph by prominent landscape photographer Charles Gurche. It features the Bollinger Mill State Historic Site in southeast […]

United States Postal Service (USPS)

Are postal service delays hampering small business?

Operational changes intended to help the financially troubled U.S. Postal Service save money aren’t going over well with some small-business owners in Missouri and other states. Recent modifications, including the end of overtime for workers, have led to numerous reports of delays, both in personal and commercial mail and package delivery. John McHugh, chairman of […]

Prison Sentence

Former Missouri postal carrier sentenced for stealing mail, drug trafficking

A former postal carrier was sentenced in federal court for stealing mail from dozens of residents and for possessing methamphetamine to distribute. Brandy Manning, 40, of Liberty, Missouri, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to six years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Manning to pay $3,993 in restitution. Manning, […]

USS Missouri Forever Postage Stamp

United States Postal Service honors the USS Missouri, “Mighty Mo,” with stamp

The USS Missouri, affectionately nicknamed the “Mighty Mo” was the third U.S. Navy ship to be named after the Show Me state and the fourth American warship* to bear the name – there was a Confederate Missouri that was captured by Union forces during the Civil War but never commissioned as a United States Ship (USS). Today, a […]

U.S. Postal Mail Trucks

Audio: McCaskill says rural America would be hurt by U.S. Postal Service privatization

(Missurinet) – Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill opposes the privatization of the U.S. Postal Service. During a committee hearing this week in Washington on the proposed plan, she says rural America would experience a decline in service.     The Postal Service has been asking for flexibility to increase prices and ease some of the […]

Crime

Trenton woman indicted on charge of stealing mail from postal service

The United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tammy Dickinson announces the indictment of an employee working under contract with the U. S. Postal Service for stealing mail. Kristen McIntyre, 37, of Trenton was charged by a federal grand jury in Kansas City Tuesday. The indictment says McIntyre worked as a highway contract […]