Coker vying for Miss Mississippi title



Carol Coker, right, of Blue Springs, smiles after signing her photo during a Miss Mississippi Pageant autograph party May 11 in Tupelo. Coker, who holds the title of Miss Dixie, was one of 15 Miss Mississippi and eight Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen contestants who signed for the public at The Mall at Barnes Crossing. Coker will compete in the Miss Mississippi Scholarship Pageant July 9-12 in Vicksburg.