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  1. MRC: Formerly All-White School Has One Black Student, So It Must Not Be SegregatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | ConWebBlog

    ... high school" Welker then lied and insisted Hyde-Smith "sent her daughter to a similar school." While the school, Brookhaven Academy, was founded as a segregated school, it obviously no longer is because they do, in fact, have minorities in the ...

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  2. Alabama's Locksley named top assistant coachRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... Eagles and finished second on the team in tackles with 51. On the C-USA All-Freshman squad, center Trace Clopton (Brookhaven) was one of nine freshmen offensive lineman to start during opening week. Defensive lineman Tahj Sykes, of Columbus, and ...

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  3. JPS hearing held for former Forest Hill band directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... exercised poor judgement. According to a JPD district official, Jones claims he was unaware of the death of two Brookhaven police officers before performing the show at Brookhaven High School. Conclusion of Termination Hearing for Demetri Jones. ...

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  4. Man dies before voting, wife returns to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Appointed Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, center, greets neighbors at her Brookhaven, Miss., precinct after voting Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in her runoff race against Democrat Mike Espy. JACKSON, Miss.

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  5. Gop U.S. Sen. Hyde-Smith wins divisive runoff, keeps her seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, left, greets neighbors at her Brookhaven, Miss., precinct after voting Tuesday in her runoff race against Democrat Mike Espy. Donna Campbell/The Daily Leader via AP Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, left, greets neighbors at her Brookhaven, Miss., precinct after voting Tuesday in her runoff race against Democrat Mike Espy.

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  6. Nooses put up in Mississippi ahead of Senate run-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | ITV

    ... at a white woman in 1955. It was reported on Friday that Hyde-Smith had attended Lawrence County Academy in Brookhaven, Mississippi. It was a "segregated academy" which was created to avoid the state-wide ruling for integrated schools. "I don't know ...

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  7. Polls close; 'hanging' comment on Mississippi voters' mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP) Appointed Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, center, greets neighbors at her Brookhaven, Miss., precinct after voting Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in her runoff race against Democrat Mike Espy. (Donna Campbell/The ...

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  8. Mike Espy: Scalia Said - My Case Was Overwrought ... And Should Not Have Happened'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Cybercast News Service

    ... one person for a lobbying job. You know, if I got paid $750,000 for one 12-week job, Macedonian Baptist Church in Brookhaven, Mississippi, they would love that tithe, but there's been a lot of clouds there, and that is fact, that he was paid ...

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  9. Mississippi's Republican Senate candidate is feeling the heat after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... attendance, but Hyde-Smith sent her her daughter, Anna-Michael - who graduated from high school last year - to Brookhaven Academy, a similarly established private school opened in 1970 as a segregation academy. The Free Press reported that in the ...

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  10. Lawmaker: Mississippi should lift voting burdensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... an election. That bill died in the Senate Elections Committee after Chairwoman Sally Doty, a Republican from Brookhaven, noted that Mississippi already has five categories of people who can vote absentee. "For people who vote in person, we should ...

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  11. Cindy Hyde-Smith Attended an All-White "Segregation Academy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Mother Jones

    ... Lawrence County Academy closed in the late 1980s, but Hyde-Smith sent her daughter, who graduated in 2017, to Brookhaven Academy, an all-white school that opened up in 1970. In the 2015-2016 academic year, Brookhaven had no diversity, with 386 white ...

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  12. Mississippi GOP Senator Sent Daughter to "Segregation Academy" With Almost No Black StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Slate Magazine

    ... go to a school that seemed expressly designed to avoid integration, she also sent her daughter to one of them. Brookhaven Academy, the school from which Hyde-Smith's daughter graduated in 2017, is almost all white. In the 2015-2016 academic year, ...

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  13. Cindy Hyde-Smith sent her daughter to a private school created to help white kids bypass integrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | ThinkProgress

    ... mascot, dressed as a Confederate soldier and brandishing the Confederate flag. A similar segregation academy, Brookhaven Academy, was formed the same year as Lawrence County Academy. Several decades later, Hyde-Smith's daughter attended Brookhaven, ...

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  14. Mississippi GOP Senator in special election sent her daughter to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | The Raw Story

    ... academy," but she also sent her daughter to Brookehaven Academy, another segregation school. "Even to this day, Brookhaven Academy, from which Hyde-Smith's daughter graduated in 2017, is almost all-white. In the 2015-2016 school year, Brookhaven ...

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  15. Slimantics: Dr. Heckle, Missus HideRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... those mean old reporters. Wicker offered a pretty lame excuse for her hasty departure: She had to rush home to Brookhaven to see her husband, who did not attend the debate because he was at a prayer meeting. But you can't fool Mississippians with ...

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  16. All the rudiments of hatred are present everywhereRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    ... just a little more difficult. And I think that's a great idea." A drive down Brookway Boulevard, the main drag in Brookhaven, is a living testament to the racial complexities of Mississippi. As dozens of towns across the state have stopped flying ...

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  17. Why the blood of a 1955 Mississippi murder drenches today's U.S. Senate race | Will BunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Philly.com

    ... Lamar Smith - which occurred in broad daylight before a crowd of people outside the Lincoln County Courthouse in Brookhaven, Miss., on Aug. 13, 1955 - is still considered an unsolved murder, but only in the most technical sense of the term. The ...

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  18. Mississippi college worker no longer has job after remarksRead the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    The Daily Leader of Brookhaven reports that Copiah-Lincoln Community College no longer employs library clerk Dana Lander. College President Jane Hulon won't say if Ladner was fired or resigned.

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  19. State, coroner blame each other on Mississippi autopsy delayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Commercial Dispatch

    A Mississippi coroner and the state's crime lab are blaming each other for delays in completing an autopsy report in a year-old murder case. The Daily Leader of Brookhaven reports that Lincoln County Circuit Judge Mike Taylor last month ordered state medical examiner Dr. J. Brent Davis to appear in court to explain why a final report hasn't been completed in the November 2017 shooting death of Billy Ray Thomas Jr. at a Brookhaven nightclub.

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  20. Willie Cory Godbolt appears in court for status hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    It's been over 17 months since Willie Cory Godbolt was accused of going on a deadly rampage, killing eight people in shootings that spanned from Bogue Chitto to Brookhaven. Godbolt was in Lincoln County Court on Tuesday, but remained silent and let his attorneys speak on his behalf during a status hearing of his upcoming capital murder trial.

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