Kimberly Morgan was crowned Miss
Mississippi tonight (Saturday) at the Vicksburg Convention Center.
Morgan won a 15-thousand dollar scholarship and will attempt to
become the fifth Mississippian to win the Miss America pageant.
It was her second attempt to win the state pageant.
Morgan, who was Miss Heritage, is the second African-American
contestant to win the contest.
She won the talent preliminary on Thursday after singing the
The Oxford native was born with severe hearing loss, but
multiple surgeries solved the problem and today she is a music
The Alcorn State University student was crowned by Miss
Mississippi 2007 Taryn Foshee.
Miss University Amanda Harmon was the first runner-up. She won a
10-thousand dollar scholarship.
Miss Leaf River Valley Natalie Goldman was second runner-up,
followed by Miss New South Anna Tadlock and Miss Mississippi State
The University of Southern Mississippi swept a Conference USA-opening doubleheader from the University Texas-San Antonio, 12-2 and 4-3, Saturday at Pete Taylor Park.More >>
United Blood Services was hoping in addition to sharing luck, patrons would share their blood on St. Patrick’s Day. The organization hosted their annual “Share the Love… Share the Luck” event Saturday at the donor center in Hattiesburg. Although all blood types are welcomed, United Blood Services says they are need of donations from those with type O negative blood. According to officials, type O negative blood is the only kind that can be safely given ...More >>
William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine hosted over 50 Girl Scouts across Mississippi today. The young girls learned about careers in medicine as they toured the anatomy lab. They also got a chance to learn about ultrasounds and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). “We're trying to plant the seed in them to try and get them excited, maybe interested in going into the medical field, especially for women,” said Angelic Dye, Student, WCU Colleg...More >>