Forgotten Krewe to host annual Mardi Gras parade Tuesday

The Forgotten Krewe annual Fat Tuesday parade and celebration will be hosted on Tuesday, March 1, beginning at 5 p.m. Eastern on Reid Avenue.
The parade will start at the south end of Reid, turn left at CVS, cross 98, and end up at the Haughty Heron.
There os no signup required to participate, and anyone is welcome to line up for the parade at 4:30 on Williams Avenue.
Parade participants will throw beads for the spectators.
A pre-party and post-parade event will be hosted at the Haughty Heron, featuring food by Dagwood’s Delicatessen, drinks and live music by JB’s Zydecozoo.

Meet the Editor

Wendy Weitzel, The Star’s digital editor, joined the news outlet in August 2021, as a reporter covering primarily Gulf County.

Prior to then, she interned for Oklahoma-based news wire service Gaylord News and for Oklahoma City-based online newspaper during her four years at the University of Oklahoma, from which she graduated in May with degrees in online journalism and political science.

While at OU, Weitzel was selected as Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigative Fellow among 30 top journalism students from around the country. She also was senior editor managing a 12-person newsroom in coordination with Oklahoma Watch, a non-profit news organization in eastern Oklahoma.

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