QUEEN’S TEA - In celebration of the upcomimg Mardi Gras festivities, a Chic-A-la-Pie’s queen’s tea was held at the home of Nancy Matthewsx-- to honor all the past queens of the krewe. Attending were (seated) Karen Price, Karen Price, Rose Broussard (standing) Linda Duhon, Nancy Matthews, Renella Hargrave, Patricia Mire, Marlene Romero, Marian Landry, Donna Zaunbrecher and Helen Meaux.
The court includes Rebecca Abshire, co-captain; David Fontenot, jester: Sheila Gary, flower girl; Renee Duhon, second maid; Sophanna Akanhay, first maid; Queen Jambalaya Linda Vincent; King Gumbo Michael “Bulleye” Trahan; MaKay Akanhay, first duke; Jeremy Duhon, second duke; Kyle Harrington, paige; Tawanna Vaughn, jester; and captain - Jude Adams, captain. (Photo by Aimee Abshire)
The 2015 Chic-A-La Pie Mardi Gras King & Queen, and their court, invite everyone to the Mardi Gras parade in downtown Kaplan on February 17. Parade rolls at 2 p.m.
Friends of Palmetto Island recently hosted the 2nd annual cracklin cooking at Palmetto Island. Kevin Lemaire, Al Lee, Carl LeBlanc, Ike Sagrera and Ricky brought their pots and shared their cooking skills and cracklins with about 250 visitors. Shown is Kevin Lemaire stirring the gratons (cracklins) in the black pot.