Ozarks contestant wins Miss Missouri crown

MEXICO, Mo. | Tara Osseck, Miss Lake of the Ozarks, was crowned the new Miss Missouri.

Fourth runner up named Saturday night in Mexico, Mo., was Miss Jackson Mary Bauer. Third runner up was Miss Kansas City Premier Kara Adams. Miss Gateway to the West Lindsey Rich was the second runner up, and Miss Metro St. Louis Kari Gai was first runner up.

Osseck, 22, wins a $10,000 scholarship.