Report from Louisiana: Forever Lee Circle Beads Banned from Mardi Gras

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  We are deep in the throes of Mardi Gras season in Louisiana, that weeks-long bacchanalian festival with parades through the streets, brightly decorated and lit floats blaring deafening music, costumed float riders throwing beads, medallions, shoes, stuffed animals, coconuts, CDs, packages of Ramen noodles, even hot dogs.  You name it, … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Forever Lee Circle Beads Banned from Mardi Gras