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January 24 12:32 PM

Krewe of Cotton Parade set Feb. 15 in Belcher

The Krewe of Cotton Parade will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in Belcher, La.

Area veterans will be honored as grand marshals. Brandon White, a Marine veteran who was in Afghanistan, will be king, and Frances Maples, a Desert Storm Army veteran, will be queen.

Parade participation is free and open to anyone who wants to be in it. You must walk or provide your own ride, throws and a sign stating what group or family you represent. Your entry must be appropriate and in good taste.

This year’s theme is “Secret Garden.”

Lineup will be at 12:30 p.m. downtown at the old gin (Dixie Weld Fab) on Butler Street. The parade route will be from Caddo Street to Gray Street, down to the fire station at Gray and Self Road, then two blocks to Butler Street and back to the beginning lineup area.

The Crowning and Gala Supper will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Presbyterian Education Center on Church Street. Cost is $5 for a chili, drink and homemade king cake.

To be in the parade or to attend the supper, contact Barbara Douget at 378-4504. For more information, call Barbara or Kathy at 344-7304.

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