New Miss Mississippi-USA crowned in H'burg

A Jackson woman was crowned the new Miss Mississippi-USA in Hattiesburg last night.  Jessica McRaney will represent the state at the national Miss USA Pageant.

She won the title at the Saenger Theater Saturday evening.  Runner-up was Lauren Jones of Ridgeland.

Miss Mississippi-Teen USA was also chosen.  Her name is Paromita Mitra of Hattiesburg.

Runner-up in that pageant was Leigh-Ann Pacific of Laurel.