The Roans Prairie's post office will forever close and lock the squeaky door customers have walked through for years. U.S. Postal officials say the Roans Prairie facility is a Community Post Office that's run by a contract employee and since CPO's no longer exist, now that Lois Koenig, he postmaster is retiring, they will no longer staff the facility. (There are over 400 CPOs, so it's anyone's guess where the notion that they no longer exist comes from.) Read more.