Posts Tagged ‘mail’

Second Mississippian implicated in ricin-laced letters scheme

TUPELO — Law enforcement officials searched the home of a second Mississippi man implicated in the mailing of ricin-laced letters to the president and a U.S. senator after charges were dropped without explanation against the man arrested in the case last week. Everett Dutschke, whose Tupelo home was searched yesterday by dozens of officials, some […] [...]

Trial to continue of man accused of mailing ricin

OXFORD — More discussion was likely today of the mental state of the Mississippi man accused of mailing poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a local judge. Christi McCoy, defense attorney for Paul Kevin Curtis, said yesterday she expects testimony from David Daniels, a Tupelo attorney who says Curtis threatened him […] [...]

Hearing of man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to continue

OXFORD — The man charged with mailing ricin-laced letters to the president and a senator was expected back in court today, and the hearing could reveal what evidence authorities have collected from searches of his home and vehicle. Through his lawyer, Paul Kevin Curtis has denied any involvement in the letters sent to President Barack […] [...]

USPS closing processing center, relocating to Memphis

TUPELO — The mail processing center is closing this week in Tupelo, and the workload is being transferred to Memphis. The move is a part of the U.S. Postal Service’s effort to right its business model by consolidating processing centers. USPS spokeswoman Enola Rice tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal no one should notice a […] [...]

FedEx Ground to build distribution center in Pine Belt

by Associated Press Published: July 30,2012

Tags: building, construction, distrbution, distribution center, facility, mail, shipment, shipping

HATTIESBURG — FedEx spokeswoman Erin Traxal says FedEx Ground plans to build a 48,000-square-foot distribution center in Hattiesburg. She tells The Hattiesburg American people currently working in Hattiesburg will move to the new, bigger station, which will add jobs as needed. The current facility has more than 20 full- and part-time employees. Traxal says the […] [...]

Postal Service raising rates after massive losses

by Associated Press Published: July 6,2010

Tags: mail, Post Office, postal service

WASHINGTON — Battered by massive losses, the Postal Service wants to raise rates to bring in more money. Postal officials scheduled a briefing today to discuss the amount of the increase, which will go to the independent Postal Regulatory Commission for review. The boost comes as no surprise. Postmaster General John Potter said March 2 […] [...]

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