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Larose loses Krewe of Babylon parade

4 years ago February 26, 2011 Feb 26, 2011 Saturday, February 26 2011 Saturday, February 26, 2011 4:42:56 PM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

THIBODAUX, La.- The town of Larose is losing a Mardi Gras parade.

Organizers tell The Daily Comet of Thibodaux that the Krewe of Babylon will not roll through Larose this Carnival season after years of financial problems.

Babylon has been dissolved, according to Ashley Barrios, the most recent president of the krewe's board of directors.

The Larose krewe first rolled in 2002, with membership growing to around 250 by 2009.

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