Often in small towns, leaders will wear many “hats.”
Not too often though the headpiece includes a crown.
At this year’s Boggy Bayou Festival, Quint West, Pine Prairie’s new mayor, will be crowned 2017 king.
Each year, employees at Prairie Manor Nursing Home select a Senior Boggy Bayou King and Queen to represent the nursing home throughout the year. This year was no different.
One of Boggy Bayou Festival’s favorite all-time entertainers, Ashton Dupre and the Last Call Band, will be opening for Saturday night’s headliner this year, Charley Rivers.
Ashton Dupre and his band will take the stage on Saturday, April 8, from 7-9 p.m.
Familiar performers are returning to the stage for this year’s Boggy Bayou Festival.
Country music singer Charley Rivers has been selected to headline the 33rd Annual Boggy Bayou Festival in Pine Prairie.
Rivers will take the stage on Saturday night, April 8, from 10 p.m. till 12:30 a.m.
Mitch Attales is “fired up” about entertaining at this year’s Boggy Bayou Festival.
Mitch and his band, the Burn House Band, will take the stage at the festival on Friday, April 7, starting at 6 p.m.
Pictured here are first place winners in this year’s Boggy Bayou Coloring Contest, sponsored by the festival board. They are, from left, Adalynn Fontenot - preschool, Ella Godwin - kindergarten, Anna Hazelton - first grade, Aiden Bruney - second grade, Lexie Fontenot - third grade, and Ava Moras - fourth grade. Queen Shelbi Rials, right, presented the awards. (Gazette photo by Bernice Ardoin)
Winners have been named in the 2017 Boggy Bayou Festival coloring contest, sponsored each year for students at Pine Prairie Elementary.
Youngsters will have some new excitement this year.
Marty the Magician will be performing two shows during this year’s Boggy Bayou Festival.
Plans are presently being finalized for our 33rd Annual Boggy Bayou Festival to be held April 6th, 7th, & 8th, 2017.
This year’s Boggy Bayou Festival carnival tickets are now on sale at Prairie Manor Nursing Home in Pine Prairie. Those who wish to take advantage of the pre-sale tickets can save $3 on each one purchased. The tickets are $15 now through April 5th and will be sold for $18 each at the festival.