Convenience store mail center will stay open late today

Thursday, April 15, 2010

The post office contract unit inside Southern Convenience Store at 920 N. Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau will remain open until 10 p.m. today.

The site is operated by Bi-State Oil on contract with the U.S. Postal Service. It normally closes at 7 p.m. but will offer extended hours to accommodate individuals trying to file their tax returns on time.

"All items received will be postmarked April 15 and mailed out that day," said Scott Blank of Bi-State Oil Co.

In addition, a contractual post office at First State Community Bank at 2527 William St. in Cape Girardeau will remain open one hour later today, closing at 5 p.m.

The U.S. post office at 320 N. Fredrick St. will keep its regular hours today, closing at 5 p.m.

If a tax return already has postage applied to it, it may be dropped into the collection box at the Mail Processing Center at 475 Kell Farm Drive in Cape Girardeau until midnight and will still receive an April 15 postmark, according to the postal service.

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