Columbus Day postal schedule announced

By Matt Lasley -

The United States Postal Service will observe Columbus Day this coming Monday, Oct. 12.

In observance of the holiday, all post offices will be closed; there will be no residential or business deliveries; and retrieval from blue collection boxes will be limited, according to a news release from the Postal Service.

Stamps are available at most grocery, pharmacy, and convenient stores.

For 24/7 access to most postal products and services, visit, from which individuals can print postage online or find their nearest self-service kiosk.

The Kentuckiana Postal Service District serves ZIP codes 400-409 and 411-427 in Kentucky, as well as 471 and 476-477 in Southern Indiana.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies entirely on the sale of postage, products, and services to fund its operations.

For more information about the U.S. Postal Service, visit and/or

By Matt Lasley

Reach Matt Lasley at 270-259-9622, ext. 2015.

Reach Matt Lasley at 270-259-9622, ext. 2015.

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