The U.S. Postal Service will not deliver on Monday.

Five Texas County post offices are among nearly 3,700 slated for closure by the U.S. Post Office, a move that will almost certainly trigger a battle with the target communities, mostly in rural areas.

Success, Hartshorn, Elk Creek, Bucyrus and Huggins are on the list.

The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Tuesday it would consider closing 3,653 post offices, mostly in rural areas.

Additional details in this week’s paper.


At 10:32 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, the story was changed to reflect the addition of Huggins to the list.

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