November - December 2008 News Archive

  • December 29, 2008

    • A photo of The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras King, Rob Payer, has been added to the Parade Page.

  • December 11, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Theme is:  Buy Yeaux Bailout

  • December 10, 2008

    • A photo of The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Grand Marshal, Jim "Batman" Spain, has been added to the Parade Page.

  • December 03, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Dignitaries are:
      King: Rob Payer
      Queen: Margie Moore
      Grand Marshal: Jim “Batman” Spain

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball entertainment:
      Opening Band: Bucktown Allstars
      Headliner: Louisiana’s LeRoux, including Luther Kent, Jimmy Hall from Wet Willie and Steve Cropper from Booker T & the MG’s, Fame, The Great Stax Label and The Blues Brothers

  • November 22, 2008

    • Calling all Spanish Town Mardi Gras "Royalty", SPLL Board & STLA members

      Spanish Town Mardi Gras Royalty Brunch
      Honoring the 2009 Royal Court & all past Kings, Queens & Grand Marshals

      Saturday January 17, 2009
      11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
      Lyceum Dean Ballroom
      124 Third Street
      Baton Rouge, LA

      Champagne Brunch, LIVE Music, Cash Bar, Raffles & Silent Auction

      $ 20 per person
      (by advance tickets & reservations only)
      please RSVP prior to 1/10/09

      Tables can be reserved with advance purchase of 10 tickets

      For Tickets - to RSVP - and for Table Reservations

      PLEASE CONTACT :

      Laura McDavitt (225) 241-2318
      or
      Cherie Brumfield (225) 753-1022


      Attire: Creative Brunch or whatever's left of your Royal Attire

      Sponsored by The Spanish Town Ladies' Auxiliary, Inc.

      * sorry folks - this Annual event hosted by the Spanish Town Ladies Auxiliary to honor all past and present Kings, Queens, & Grand Marshals of Spanish Town Mardi Gras is restricted to these folks & their guests only - however if you know one of these "special "people - can contact them to see if can get an invite as one of their guests*

  • November 21, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball Seating Chart has been updated, it can be viewed from a link on the Ball Page.

  • November 20, 2008

    • We are sorry but due to the popularity of the 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball it is SOLD OUT. Any Krewe who has not yet sent in money for Ball tables/tickets please do not do so, any Ball entries received today and later will be returned as there are no seats available.  Krewes should continue to get your Parade entries in by the dead line.

  • November 19, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball Seating Chart has been updated.

  • November 18, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball Seating Chart has been updated.

  • November 17, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball Seating Chart has been updated, it can be viewed from a link on the Ball Page.

  • November 15, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball Seating Chart has been updated.

  • November 14, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball Seating Chart has been updated, it can be viewed from a link on the Ball Page.

  • November 13, 2008

    • Tickets for the 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball will not be available though the website's online store, they will only be available to Krewe members.

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball Seating Chart has been updated, it can be viewed from a link on the Ball Page.

  • November 11, 2008

    • The 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball Seating Chart has been updated, it can be viewed from a link on the Ball Page.

  • November 04, 2008

    • Sometime during the week of November 10th - 14th, 2009 Parade Entry Forms and Advance 2009 Ball Ticket Sales Forms will be emailed or snail mailed to the contact person for each Krewe that paraded last year and SPLL members who are not Krewe members.

      If you do not receive your info during this time frame, please send an email to the webmaster of the website and we'll get your packet sent out to you.

  • October 08, 2008

    • Here is your first chance to get tickets to the 2009 Spanish Town Mardi Gras Ball!  SPLL representative Doug Cossman will be on KBRH Radio, 90.3 FM and 1260 AM, this Saturday, October 11th, from 11:00 AM -12:00 Noon. The first ten people who pledges $125.00 to KBRH Radio will receive two tickets to the Ball and a KBRH Sweatshirt.