Here are the winners from the costume and float contests at the Children's Mardi Gras Walking Parade, held on Monday:
Ages up to 4 year old: first place, Martha Odom; second place, Cooper Cross; third place, Kaleb Cherry
Ages 5 to 8: first place, Kendall Hall; second place, Constance Folks; third place, Leora Folks.
Ages 9 to 12: First place, Maddie Mazey; second place, Haley Nguyen; third place, Annabeth Adams.
Group winners: First place, Tyler, Hunter and Chase Morano, astronauts; second place, Mreri Kae, Dekota, Sammie, Miranda, Marissa, Jacey, Hubcaps; third place, Annabeth Adams and Sophie Whitehead, Keesler Air Show.
Float winners: First place, Logan Spain aka “Indian Spain”; second place tie, Tyler, Hunter, & Chase Morano, the Astronauts, and Brooklyn Stewart, Pink Airplane; and third place,
Annabeth Adams and Sophie Whitehead Keesler Air Show.
Contest photos: To see photos from the contest, which was on the Town Green after the parade, click here.
Parade photos: To see photos from the parade itself, click here.