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Miss Mississippi Emmie Perkins Sets Sights on Miss America Title

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by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

2022 Emmie Perkins will travel to the East Coast this week to take the stage at the Miss America competition.

“Our country will soon have a new Miss America,” Perkins said. “I can’t wait to live out a dream I never knew would be part of my life plan. What’s meant for you won’t pass you by.”

The Hattiesburg native leaves on Wednesday, Dec. 7 for the East Coast for a few press responsibilities in New York City, and then it’s off to the Mohegan Sun resort in Uncasville, Conn., site of the Miss America pageant.

“I pray I share my heart and represent my with strength and authenticity,” she said.

Since winning the state title in June, Perkins has traveled more than 25,000 miles around the Magnolia State and the nation, and even as she’s preparing…

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Emmie Perkins of Hattiesburg crowned

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rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi – 2022-06-26 11:02:37

Emmie Perkins of Hattiesburg walks the stage after being crowned Miss Mississippi 2022 at the Vicksburg Convention Center in Vicksburg, MS on Saturday, June 25 2022.

Emmie Perkins of Hattiesburg was crowned  2022 at the organization’s annual competition Saturday night in Vicksburg.

Perkins, an advocate for the arts who sang a rendition of Brandi Carlile’s “The Story” during the talent portion, came into the competition as the reigning Miss Mississippi University.

Moments after receiving her crown from 2021 Miss Mississippi Holly Brand,…

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Emmie Perkins crowned as Miss Mississippi 2022

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-06-25 23:37:56

Emmie Perkins of Hattiesburg walks the stage after being crowned Miss Mississippi 2022 at the Vicksburg Convention Center in Vicksburg, MS on Saturday, June 25 2022.

Emmie Perkins of Hattiesburg was crowned  2022 at the organization’s annual competition Saturday night in Vicksburg.

Perkins, an advocate for the arts who sang a rendition of Brandi Carlile’s “The Story” during the talent portion, came into the competition as the reigning Miss Mississippi University.

Moments after receiving her crown from 2021 Miss Mississippi Holly Brand,…

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Miss Mississippi to be crowned Saturday, Preliminary winners here.

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-06-25 09:23:43

A new will be crowned Saturday night in the final round of the competition that kicked off Wednesday with three nights of preliminary competition at the Vicksburg Convention Center.

Friday night’s Miss Mississippi preliminary winners were Miss Midtown Pointe Connor Dowdell in Evening Gown and Miss Leaf River Valley Charity Lockridge in Talent.

Miss Leaf River Valley, Charity Lockridge, sheds tears of joy after winning in preliminaries on third evening of the 2022 Miss Mississippi Competition at the Vicksburg Convention Center in Vicksburg, MS on Friday, June 24, 2022.

On Thursday, Miss Mississippi…

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Results from the 1st Preliminary for Miss Mississippi

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-06-23 18:01:43

Thirty-one candidates from all over the resume competition tonight for the title of and the opportunity to represent the state and compete at Miss America in December.

One of top winners in the 1st preliminary Wednesday night was student Abigail Church, Miss University, who won talent.

Southern Miss student Karsyn Ulmer, Miss Jones County, was the red-carpet evening wear winner.

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Miss Mississippi starts Wednesday in Vicksburg, crowning Saturday

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-06-20 08:00:23

2021 Holly Brand will relinquish her crown and a new Miss Mississippi will be crowned during Saturday’s final night of the Miss Mississippi competition that gets underway Wednesday.

Preliminary competitions continue through the week and culminate Saturday night at the Vicksburg Convention Center in Vicksburg, 1600 Dr. Briggs Hopson Blvd., Vicksburg.

Reigning Miss Mississippi…

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DIberville Kaleigh Wilding Evening Gown

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2022-04-02 10:22:31, 1648912951

DIberville • Kaleigh Wilding • USA 2022 #missmsusa #missmississippiusa #greenwoodproductions …

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Mississippi Stories: Former Miss Mississippi and Artist Glenda Grubbs

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2021-07-07 09:02:40, 1625666560

On this episode of , Editor-at-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down with former and artist Glenda Grubbs.

Born and raised in Richton, Miss., Glenda got her undergraduate and masters’ degrees in music from The University of Southern Mississippi. After winning Miss Mississippi in 1972, Glenda married Gary Grubbs and moved to Los Angeles where they lived for 25 years. Gary became a prolific character actor, starring in numerous television and movie roles (including a brief cameo in this as he operates the camera.) Glenda taught elementary music education until one day, with the encouragement of Gary, she picked up the paint brush and palate. Glenda and Gary moved back to Hattiesburg, where her artwork is gaining an audience and he continues to act and write. This is a conversation for anyone who has dreams and wonders the path to take to achieve them. Glenda also tells several entertaining stories from her time as Miss Mississippi and from Gary’s career.

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