Fuel Prices Drive Off Home Delivery of The Eagle in Washington County

By: Nicole Morten Email
By: Nicole Morten Email

High fuel prices are putting a damper on convenience.

Starting the first week of July, Brenham and Washington County residents will not be able to receive The Eagle from the convenience of their front lawn.

"Due to the rising gas prices, home delivery has become economically unfeasible to continue," says Jennifer Rodriguez, the paper's circulation service representative. "All subscribers affected by this will be having their accounts transferred automatically to mail service on Tuesday, and will receive 60 days of free newspapers."

Currently there are 100 subscribers in Washington County.

The Eagle will not be suspending direct delivery to all outlying areas; they will retain delivery operation in surrounding counties.

Over the last year, The Houston Chronicle, Austin American Statesman and San Antonio Express News have limited or suspended out of county delivery and distribution.

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