Miss Mississippi pageant under way

By The Associated Press

VICKSBURG — The first round of competition at the 2013 Miss Mississippi Pageant has been completed in Vicksburg.

At the Vicksburg Convention Center Wednesday night, Miss Leaf River Valley Jordin Johnson won the talent competition. Miss Heartland Breanne Ponder won the swimwear competition.

The new Miss Mississippi will be crowned Saturday.

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Miss Mississippi Pageant, http://www.missmississippipageant.com