In this photo from 65 years ago, Jack “Chick” Bourne (center), postmaster of the Kokomo Post Office, presents special award pins to Howard Williams, rural carrier, and his wife, Linda, who serves as part-time flexible clerk. The Williamses were recognized by the Gulfport Postal Sectional Center for accumulating in excess of 500 hours of sick leave.

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65 years ago, Nov. 11, 1954

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