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Carnival season hailed despite final frigid Fat Tuesday

Troy Landry of Pierre Part reigned as King Hephaestus LIV with Queen Alison Bergeron. Landry stars on The History Channel’s Swamp People. Bergeron is the daughter of Steven and Lois Bergeron. Here, they toast the viewing stand near Morgan City Junior High during Tuesday’s parade in Morgan City.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

As the spirited Mardi Gras winds down into the solemn Lenten season, residents reflected on the six Tri-City area parades.

Ash Wednesday

From left, Janice McIntyre of Bayou Vista receives the imposition of ashes from the Rev. Bill Rogalla of St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Bayou Vista during an Ash Wednesday service this morning. Catholic churches, and some Protestant churches in the area, celebrated Ash Wednesday, which begins the season of Lent.
(The Daily Review Photo by Jean L. McCorkle)

Area churches, both Catholic and Protestant, celebrated Ash Wednesday today marking the beginning of the 40-day season of reflection known as Lent.

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