People participate in a march Monday from city hall in Morgan City to Mt. Zion Baptist Church as part of the St. Mary Chapter of NAACP’s Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Celebration. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

Patterson Civic Organization held its 2018 Annual MLK Celebration with a service at St. Luke Baptist Church and march to Cherry Street Park. (The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald)

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Chuck Walters and Brenda Walters were presented as King and Queen Adonis XLIII during the men’s Krewe of Adonis tableau Jan. 13 at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium. Theme of the area’s first Mardi Gras ball of the season was “Adonis Fantasy World Adventures.” The krewe will also present the area’s only nighttime Carnival parade at 7 p.m. on Feb. 9 in Morgan City.

Krewe of Adonis crowns royalty Jan. 13

Mardi Gras officially began with Twelfth Night, Jan. 6, festivities. Carnival balls began Jan. 13.



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