Columbus native wins Miss Mississippi

Miss Riverland Jasmine Murray models during the swimsuit portion of a preliminary round of the Miss Mississippi Pageant in Vicksburg, Miss., Friday, July 11, 2014. (AP Photo/The Vicksburg Post, Thomas Graning)

Miss Riverland Jasmine Murray models during the swimsuit portion of a preliminary round of the Miss Mississippi Pageant in Vicksburg, Miss., Friday, July 11, 2014. (AP Photo/The Vicksburg Post, Thomas Graning)

Daily Journal

VICKSBURG – A new Miss Mississippi was crowned Saturday night in Vicksburg. Miss Riverland Jasmine Murray of Columbus took home the crown. Murray is a broadcast communication major at Mississippi State University and, with her first place award, won a $10,000 scholarship.

First runner-up went to Miss Mississippi State University Laura Lee Lewis, who is from hometown Brookhaven. She’s also a MSU student with a major in elementary education with an emphasis in math and science. She took home a $7,500 scholarship.

Second runner-up went to Miss Historic South Randi Kathryn Harmon of Amory. Third runner-up went to Miss Deep South Caroline Connerly of Hattiesburg. Fourth runner-up went to Miss North Central Mississippi Jessica Terrill of Starkville.