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Rip Bonds(right) waits for his mail to be put into his PO box Friday at the Fox, AR Post Office.

FOX, AR – DECEMBER 30, 2011

Rip Bonds(right) waits for his mail to be put into his PO box Friday at the Fox, AR post office. Bonds said he does not want to get a mailbox he wants the post office to stay open. If the post office does close he said he will get a mailbox because he can’t afford to drive to another post office a long way off every day.
The rural post office in Fox, AR is on the post office closure list and is set to shut down in 2012. The residents of the small town are not happy about the closure. For those who have PO Boxes in Fox, AR, they will now have to drive about 40 miles round trip to another post office if they decide to keep a PO Box and not put up a mailbox.
All across America there are rural post offices that are on a list to close. These are a selection of rural post offices in central Arkansas that are on that list. If the post offices are closed those who use those locations will have to travel farther to use the post office or to gather their mail out of their PO boxes. The residents near these small Arkansas towns with post offices set to close are not happy.

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