With this new free service, the post office will send black and white pictures of the mail that's coming to you that day. It's been tested in big cities, and the expansion includes Tyler and Longview, and all of East Texas.
The U.S. Mail processing plant located at East Texas Center, just north of Tyler, will soon be shutting down and moving operations to Shreveport, La., Austin and Coppell, according to a release from the U.S. Postal Service.
Facing huge budget shortfalls, the United States Postal Service has proposed solutions including closing hundreds of post offices and eliminating Saturday deliveries. Now it may be considering jacking up the price of stamps, too.
The four-month-old Schnauzer-poodle mix named Guess was put in a cardboard box with no food, water nor air holes and was nearly mailed to Georgia last month before it was caught by postal workers. Postal authorities predicted that the dog would have died from suffocation or exposure due to the press…