Woman from Brandon wins Miss Mississippi pageant

Published 12:00 am Sunday, July 11, 2010

VICKSBURG (AP) — A 20-year-old Mississippi State University student has been crowned Miss Mississippi.

The previous title for Sarah Beth James was Miss Metro Jackson. The woman from Brandon was among 45 contestants competing Saturday night, and she showed off her skills on the piano.

She will compete in the Miss America pageant in Las Vegas in January.