October - November 2007 News Archive

  • November 29, 2007

    • A photo of our 2008 King, Danny McGlynn, has been added to the website.  Parade Page

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 28, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 26, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 21, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.  Only 27 tables are left at this time, Parading Krewes if you haven't sent in your order to reserve your tables please do so soon.

  • November 20, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 17, 2007

    • 2008 Spanish Town Mardi Gras King and Queen Coronation Party -- A block party will be held to announce the raucous reign of King Danny McGlynn and Queen Buffy Struppeck! Come out to hear good music and hail to the King and Queen.   Flamingo attire is suggested.  When: Friday, December 07 starting at 7:00 PM  Where: Boudreaux and Thibodeaux - 214 Third Street (Downtown Baton Rouge)  Bands: Donna Angelee and the Zydecco Posse' & Eric Baskin on the balcony

  • November 16, 2007

    • The opening band at the 2008 Ball will be Mason McClain and Memories, followed by Choices.

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 15, 2007

    • A photo of our 2008 Grand Marshal, Alonzo Hunter, has been added to the website.  Parade Page

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 14, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 13, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 10, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 09, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 08, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 07, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 06, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

  • November 05, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

    • A photo of our 2008 Queen, "Buffy" Struppeck, has been added to the website.  Parade Page

  • November 03, 2007

    • The 2008 Seating Chart has been updated.  Can be viewed on the Ball Page.

    • Parading Krewes and the SPLL Board of Directors have until December 15th to reserve their tables/tickets to the Ball.  Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on December 15th through the online store.

    • We've had a few questions about the Theme for 2008, Groundhog Day is traditionally on February 2nd each year in the US and Canada, the same day as our 2008 Parade.  The Theme is in reference to that fact.  IF our Flamingeaux Phil doesn't see his shadow will we have six more weeks of Mardi Gras?  Who knows... we will see!  Wiki Source Information

  • November 02, 2007

    • The 2008 Parade and Ball letters were sent out by e-mail or regular mail yesterday, November 01,  make sure you check your junk mail folder.  If you are a Krewe that paraded last year and you do not receive the letter by sometime next week, please send your Krewe name, contact name, address and email address using the Contact Page and you will be resent a copy if you qualify.  Your Krewe Contact Person is the one that gets the forms.

    • The 2008 Theme:  Flamingeaux Phil Predicts

    • The 2008 Dignitaries are:  King Danny McGlynn, Queen “Buffy” Struppeck and Grand Marshal Lonnie "Alonzo" Hunter

    • Choices will be the headlining band, the opening band to be announced later.

    • New Krewe Applications for the 2008 Parade will start being accepted after December 15th if slots are available, keep checking the website for more information.

  • October 16, 2007

    • Parade and Ball letters will be mailed out around the 1st of November.