Miss Mississippi prelims continue

VICKSBURG — The 2010 Miss Mississippi Pageant preliminary competitions continue, and two winners were chosen in two categories.

In swimwear, The Clarion-Ledger reports Miss Mississippi State University Fenley Akers won a $200 scholarship Thursday night in Vicksburg.

In talent, Miss Mid South Danielle Smith won a $300 scholarship.

The wins follow the Wednesday night competitions during which four winners were selected.

The preliminaries continue Friday night. Saturday, a new Miss Mississippi will be selected from the 45 contestants and crowned at the Vicksburg Convention Center.

The Associated Press