NEWS

White Castle krewes ‘cut loose with Mother Goose’ theme

Staff reports

The Krewe of Askia Tourre’ and the Krewe of Spirits are asking parade participants to decorate with a “Cutting Loose with Mother Goose” theme for the White Castle parade set for 3 p.m. Saturday.

Participants also are asked to line up at the Old Knights of Columbus Hall at 1 p.m.

“We are hoping that everyone is able to put a float or truck in the parade because we are trying to make it a memorable occasion to celebrate one for the founder’s birthday, Mrs. Mary Ann Brown,” the organizers said in a statement.

Further parade information is available from Marvin Brown at (225) 445-1912, Mario Brown at (225) 545-8844 and Maurice Brown at (225) 545-8448.)

The Krewe of Spirits Mardi Gras Ball is set for Saturday night at the White Castle Community Center. Further information o the ball is available from Queen Prevost at (225) 545-9899