Honoring past Chic-A-la-Pie queens

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.

Krewe de la Renaissance Acadienne holds ball

King IX Troy Noel and Queen IX Regina Caillouet

The Krewe de la Renaissance Acadienne held its 9th annual ball at seven-thirty in the evening on Saturday, February 7, 2015 in the Hotel Acadiana Ballroom in Lafayette.

2015 Krewe Chic-A-la-Pie Mardi Gras Court

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.

Cracklin cooking at Palmetto Island

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.


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