Miss Mississippi pageant under way

By The Associated Press

VICKSBURG — The second round of competition at the 2012 Miss Mississippi Pageant has been completed in Vicksburg.

At the Vicksburg Convention Center Thursday night, the Vicksburg Post reports that Miss Natchez Trace Chelsea Rick won the swimwear competition and Miss University of Southern Mississippi Grace Claire Cordes won the talent competition.

The new Miss Mississippi will be crowned Saturday night.