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Fliers promoting KKK found in White Bluff neighborhood


Mary Brown was shocked with what she found on the side of her mailbox in White Bluff.

"I thought it was for the lawn service or something. I saw that it was for the Klu Klux Klan, come join and it had a phone number on it, and I just got mad. I just ripped it up and threw it away," Brown said.

Brown and her neighbors found fliers asking them to join the Klu Klux Klan with a number to call on their mailboxes and in driveways.

"Hard to believe in this kind of neighborhood or anything like that. That's something you might see up north," said neighbor Fred Hancock.

Whoever put out these fliers didn't just target this neighbor. Police say they were so determined that they put fliers in nearly every driveway in White Bluff.

"They were rolled up with a rubber band around them in driveways. Some driveways had one, some driveways had two, some had five. There was no rhyme or reason to it, just they were in the driveways and on the side of the road," said White Bluff Police Chief Mike Holman.

Holman says the fliers were put out late Saturday or early Sunday morning two weeks ago. He says he called the number on the flier but has heard nothing back.

While the words on the flier may be offensive, Holman says no major crime has been committed.

"Everybody so far that's talked to our office is upset about the fact they just littered, just threw it on the side of the road with no regard for someone having to come along and pick it up," Holman said.

Brown says she's just thankful she was the first to find the flier at her home.

"I'm glad one of my kids didn't get it and see it," she said.

Holman says the only crime committed was littering, which is a misdemeanor.

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