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Edwards to lead Carnival parade in Houma

2 years ago February 01, 2013 Feb 1, 2013 Friday, February 01 2013 Friday, February 01, 2013 5:43:03 AM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

HOUMA - Former Gov. Edwin Edwards will be the grand marshal when the Krewe of Hercules parades at 6 p.m. Friday, kicking off the Carnival season in Houma.

The Courier reports that Houma native and retired New York Giants football player Brandon Jacobs also will ride in the parade.

The krewe's theme is "Hercules Celebrates Louisiana Bicentennial."

The all-male krewe will have 32 double-decker floats.

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