Photos: Mardi Gras in New Roads

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Catholic High Pointe Coupee High School sophomore Emily Benedict tosses her throws during the 70th annual New Roads Lions Club parade Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- King Bennett Edward Bergeron and Queen Christian Elizabeth Bondy sip champagne as their royal float approaches the reviewing stand during the 70th New Roads Lions Club Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Paul Tibbs of New Roads jumps in with the Brusly High School Panthers marching band during the 91st annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Jamari Williams, 7, front, center, and Jamyren Jackson, 6, of Baton Rouge, reach for a throw as Zyriah Willlams, 5, Tiheisha Jefferson, background, left, and Tabitha Huggins, all of Baton Rouge, look on during the 91st annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- The Krewe of Dixons rolls through downtown New Roads during the 91st annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Members of the Jazzy Dolls Dance Team of Baton Rouge perform as they march during the 91st annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- The Krewe of Perkins rolls through downtown New Roads during the 91st annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- New Roads native and current US Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana Don Cazayoux is the master of ceremonies for the 70th annual New Roads Lions Club parade Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Andre Monteret of New Roads, drives his catfish down Main Street for the 14th year in a row during the 70th annual New Roads Lions Club parade Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- King Altin Warr Jr., right, shares a toast with New Roads Mayor Robert Myer, left, during the 90th annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads on Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Paul Tibbs of New Roads jumps in with the Brusly High School Panthers marching band during the 91st annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday. Tibbs was visited by a police officer shortly thereafter.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Chris Hebert, 14, of New Roads, does his best Michael Jackson Thriller imitation as the Louis family float rolls during the 90th annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Amy Walker of Ventress , dresses as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz, rolls with Cub Scout Pack 66 of New Roads during the 70th annual New Roads Lions Club parade Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Richard Covington of Baton Rouge, in his 34th year with the Unique Dancers, dances to the beat during the 91st annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Members of the Greater Baton Rouge Marching Drum Corps and Dancettes perform as they march down Main Street during the 70th annual New Roads Lions Club parade Tuesday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Brusly High School marching band assistant Walter Riley, center, belts out a tune during the 91st annual Community Center of Pointe Coupee Carnival Parade in New Roads Tuesday.

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