Marilyn Jones

Marilyn Jones has been a journalist for more than 30 years and is currently a freelance feature writer specializing in travel. Her articles have appeared in major newspapers including the BostonGlobe, Akron Beacon Journal and Chicago Sun-Times as well as regional travel magazines.

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Encore Showing of Postal Family’s Appearance On Family Feud

Filed in News by on December 23, 2013 Comments

A family of postal employees will be appearing again on the game show Family Feud on December 24, 25, and 26.

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Postal Family To Appear On “Family Feud”

Filed in News by on October 20, 2013 Comments

The Sanders family recently competed on the long running television game show Family Feud. But this family isn’t just connected by blood; they’re also postal family members.

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Remembering Those in Need

Filed in News by on September 14, 2013 Comments

Appalachian Outreach is a charity that has a program where donors can fill a shoe box with items to help needy families. The author describes the program and how you can help.

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Montgomery Honors Rosa Parks at Historic Stamp Unveiling

Filed in News by on February 5, 2013 Comments

Troy University in Montgomery, AL, was the site of a special Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday celebration and stamp unveiling February 4.

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Just Give Me a Chance…

Filed in News by on January 25, 2013 Comments

Born without a hand, John Mullins never thought of himself as handicapped. Now he’s retiring from the Postal Service after an almost 40 year career.

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Here Comes the…Wedding Cake Stamp

Filed in News by on January 22, 2013 Comments

The new two-ounce, 66-cent, Wedding Cake stamp was unveiled at the American Philatelic Society’s AmeriStamp Expo in Louisville last Friday.

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Kentucky Letter Carrier Celebrates 50 Years

Filed in News by on January 11, 2013 Comments

Louisville, KY, Letter Carrier James Thomas is celebrating 50 years on the job.

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Are You Ready? The Holiday Mailing Season Is Upon Us

Filed in News by on November 13, 2012 Comments

The Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are quickly approaching. The author provides some tips for shipping packages via the Postal Service as well as the mailing deadlines to ensure your packages reach their recipients on time.

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