All Smiles At Miss Mississippi Parade - - Jackson, MS

All Smiles At Miss Mississippi Parade

The first night of preliminary competition begins Wednesday for the Miss Mississippi contestants. But it was all smiles Monday evening in Downtown Vicksburg for the annual parade of contestants.

Among the first to compete in talent,  last year's First Alternate, Miss University of Southern Mississippi, Jill Duckworth, Miss Mississippi State, Jessica Terrill who made the Top 10 a year ago, and Miss University, Katherine Barkett who is competing for the final year.

Barkett will sing, Miss MSU will play piano, and Duckworth is also a vocalist. Tuesday night a dress rehearsal with all of the contestants and performers will be held at the Vicksburg Convention Center. It is closed to the public.

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