La. Catfish Festival queens crowned
Brianna Triche (left) was named La. Catfish Queen XXXIV. Victoria Schouest (right) was named La. Catfish Teen Queen XIV.
Katie Guidry was crowned Louisiana Catfish Queen XXXIII. Jaclyn Sutton was named Teen Queen XIII. Ashley Rome was crowned Junior Catfish Queen XXVI, and Mary Helen Dempster was crowned Granny Catfish III.
The queens will reign over the Louisiana Catfish Festival July 11-13 on the St. Gertrude Church grounds in Des Allemands.
Guidry, the 18-year-old daughter of Michael and Laura Guidry of Cut Off, also won top interview, sportswear and evening gown awards. Guidry attends Nicholls State University, where she is majoring in education.
She will represent the catfish industry at festivals and community events throughout Louisiana. She will also compete in the Louisiana Association of Fairs and Festivals Queen of Queens Pageant in February.
In the miss division, Krista Neal was first runner-up. She also won the photogenic, Miss Congeniality and People's Choice awards.
Sutton, the daughter of Christa DiNicola and John Sutton of Hahnville, also won top interview, photogenic, sportswear and evening gown awards. Sutton will be a senior at Hahville High School.
Other winners in the teen division were Monique Cannon, first runner-up; Brianna Triche, second runner-up; Lacyee Mizzell, third runner-up, People's Choice and Miss Congeniality.
Ashley Rome of Des Allemands was crowned Junior Catfish Queen XXVI for selling the most raffle tickets. She is the daughter of Randall and Caryn Rome.
Mary Helen Dempster of Des Allemands was crowned Granny Queen III. Dempster has been a festival volunteer for more than 33 years.
With a roller coaster ride of a game tied at 28 with 10 seconds left, and the eyes...
The St. Charles Parish Council will accept John Landry III’s resignation as...
Doctors told Gwen Marelo that her son would never walk.
St. Charles Parish police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man charged...
"I am no longer keeping your secrets. I am no longer going to be one of your...
Diagnosed with a brain tumor at age 7, Kacey Marse knows how important the family...
Over 25 Years of Quality Sales, Service and Repairs on YAMAHA, MERCURY, EVINRUDE and JOHNSON Motors.
Destrehan survives Hahnville rally, wins thriller - 4977 views
With a roller coaster ride of a game tied at 28 with 10 seconds left, and the eyes of seemingly all of St. Charles Parish focused on the field, Bradley Quinn came through for his team.