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Photo Feature: Making a big mess of things

LAUREN WOOD | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Landry “Helga Bernice Husaan” McGiveran, Stewart “Delicious” Mallory, Josh “Jamie Backitup” Boone, Caleb “Callie Gypsy” McJimsey and members of the Key Club watch from backstage as Xavier “Laquita Fatima Kalisha” McKinney, far left, dances to “Refill” during the talent portion of the Miss Mess Pageant Friday morning at Vidalia High School. The pageant was hosted by the Key Club.
LAUREN WOOD | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Miss Mess 2012 Stewart “Delicious” Mallory waves from between the two 1st runner-ups Michael “Micalisha Ke’day” Oliver, left, and Xavier “Laquita Fatima Kalisha” McKinney after the crowning Friday morning at Vidalia High School.
LAUREN WOOD | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — The ten contestants in the Miss Mess Pageant dance the to the “Wobble” Friday morning during the talent portion of the pageant at Vidalia High School.
LAUREN WOOD | THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Nyishia Randall, 17, left, and Brittany Payne, 17, laugh as Michael “Micalisha Ke’day” Oliver takes the stage during the evening gown portion of the Miss Mess Pageant Friday morning at Vidalia High School.