Photos: Ascension in Focus for Nov. 11, 2012

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  • Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWER -- Johnnie Kelley, left, holds his daughter, London, 2, as they wave Sunday to veterans during the parade in Gonzales. Kelley, a Gonzales native and East Ascension High School graduate, serves in the U.S. Navy and was home for a visit from Jacksonville, Fla., where he is stationed.

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  • Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWER -- Jacque Lemon, 4, right, waves a flag for veterans Sunday as floats pass by during the Veterans' Day parade in Gonzales. Jacque was joined by her two siblings, Angellee Lemon, 6, left, and Ceano Lemon, 2, middle.

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  • Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWER -- Cousins, from left, Abby Trippi, 14; Jade Chenevert, 8; Shelby Gaudet, 7; Jace Chenevert, 9; and Gabby Trippi, 14, hold signs as veterans pass by in the Veterans Day parade in Gonzales Sunday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWER -- Veterans, from left, Doug Bonnecarrere, Steve Juneau and Elmo Delaune cheer as fellow veterans pass by during the Veterans Day parade in Gonzales Sunday. Their wives accompanied them during the parade. Sue Juneau is pictured at left.

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  • Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWER -- World War II veterans wave to parade goers from their float Sunday during the Veterans' Day parade in Gonzales.

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  • Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWER -- Carolyn and Pershing Mire, from left, wave to on-lookers as they ride as grand marshal Sunday in the Veterans Day parade in Gonzales. Pershing Mire served in the U.S. Army during World War II. The day started with a program in Veterans Memorial Park and featured a daylong party in the park honoring area veterans.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Nicole James, son Kentrell James, 2, and friend Michelle Coleman, from left, pluck rubber fish from a prize pond during the Sunshine Festival at the South Louisiana Fairgrounds in Donaldsonville on Friday9. The festival, which attracts local crowds each year, runs through Sunday.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- A Lowery Carnival Company worker helps set up rides before the Friday evening opening of the Sunshine Festival at the South Louisiana Fairgrounds in Donaldsonville.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Lowery Carnival Company worker Jimmy Weatherspoon sets up a basketball shooting prize booth before the Friday evening opening of the Sunshine Festival at the South Louisiana Fairgrounds in Donaldsonville. The festival featured rides, food and games.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- St. Amant Wildcats Ty Theriot, center, makes an interception against Central, as Michael Douglas, right, looks on during the Wildcats' youth football playoff game on Nov. 7 in Central.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- St. Amant Wildcats A team player Michael Douglas rushes with the ball during the Wildcats' youth football playoff game against Central on Nov. 7 in Central.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- St. Amant Wildcats A team player Michael Douglas, No. 2, breaks a tackle by a Central defensive player during the Wildcats' youth football game on Nov. 7. The A team's loss to Central in the first round of the playoffs ended the team's season.

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  • Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- St. Amant Wildcats Mark Darby, left, dodges a tackle by a Central defensive player during the Wildcats' youth football playoff game Nov. 7. The A team's loss to Central in the first round of the playoffs ended the team's season.

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