Miss Mississippi

  Miss Mississippi prepares for her Miss America debut

Miss Mississippi, Mary Margaret Hyer has spent the last six months preparing to represent this state at the Miss America competition in Connecticut.

  Miss Mississippi prepares to represent the state at Miss America

Miss Mississippi 2019, Mary Margaret Hyer leaves to compete for the Miss America title next week. She hopes to become the fifth candidate from this state to win the national crown.

  Canton Public School District 12-year-old celebrated for scoring 27 on ACT

The Canton Public School District is saluting a 12-year-old student for an outstanding achievement.

Miss America date, location and time announced for national competition

  Miss Mississippi 2019 is off and running... even with a broken foot

  Mary Margaret Hyer is crowned Miss Mississippi 2019

WATCH LIVE: Miss Mississippi 2019

MISS MISSISSIPPI 2019: Winners announced in final round of preliminary competition

  Miss Mississippi 2019: Winners announced in second round of preliminary competition

Continued Coverage

  Three winners at the first night of preliminary competition at Miss Mississippi 2019

Miss Mississippi 2019: Winners announced in first round of preliminary competition

Miss Mississippi contestants discuss the elimination of swimsuit competition

  Miss Mississippi contestants are reaching their educational goals

  Miss Mississippi contestants are all smiles during annual parade in Vicksburg

Miss Mississippi contestants prepare for a busy week of competition

Miss Mississippi 2019 to be crowned Saturday!

WLBT will be airing a Miss Mississippi Special at 7 pm, followed by the pageant at 8 pm. WLBT’s own Maggie Wade will bring you coverage from the show all week.

  Competition week for Miss Mississippi 2019 begins in Vicksburg

45 contestants are in Vicksburg this week to compete for the title of Miss Mississippi 2019. There are some big changes for the competition. Contestants will not compete in swimwear for 2019.