MONROE, La (FOX44) -- Miss Louisiana is out west right now. Her mission--to come home as Miss America!
Monroe native, Kelsi Crain hopped on a plane to Las Vegas Thursday morning.
She'll be able to settle in a little bit before the preliminary competition kicks off January 12 at the Planet Hollywood Casino Resort.
You'll be able to see if Ms. Crain takes the crown next Saturday the Miss America Pageant will be aired live at 7 PM.