Mardi Gras

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A float rider tosses a strand of beads to one of the thousands gathered along North Parkerson Avenue for Tuesday’s Carnival d’Acadie Mardi Gras Parade. More highlights on page 10.

Mardi Gras revelry

Thousands turned out for the parade and after-show at the 20th annual Carnival d’Acadie on Tuesday.

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Troy Sarsfield, right, was at Crowley City Hall Monday morning to sign prints of this year’s Carnival d’Acadie poster. Joining the artist were Mayor Tim Monceaux, left, and Crowley Tourism Coordinator Charlotte Jeffers. Prints are available at Crowley City Hall and will be sold on the festival grounds Feb. 25.

Poster signing

Mardi Gras is exactly one week away and anticipation for Crowley’s 20th Carnival d’Acadie is growing.


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