Photos: Krewe of Argus

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD --  Minions from 'Despicable Me 2,' anchor a float Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, as the Krewe of Argus rolls in Metairie. More than 600 krewe members on 30 floats celebrated the theme 'Argus Memories.
Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Minions from 'Despicable Me 2,' anchor a float Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, as the Krewe of Argus rolls in Metairie. More than 600 krewe members on 30 floats celebrated the theme 'Argus Memories.

The Krewe of Argus rolled Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 in Metairie. More than 600 krewe members on 30 floats celebrated the theme ‘Argus Memories.’ The parade was followed by the Krewe of Jefferson and the Krewe of Elks Jefferson. Argus XXIX Raymond J. Brandt and Queen Argus XXIX Lydia Louise Netterville reigned for the festivities. Cast members from the Oscar-nominated film ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ and Minions from the upcoming film ‘Despicable Me 2,’ served as grand marshals.