That's Capitaine Bennett Scott carrying the chicken to an
open area behind the Red Rose, a lounge that was the first stop for the 2001 Lake Arthur
Mardi Gras Courir. Children catching the chicken are pictured below. The courir featured
a sizable contingent of horse riders, wagons, and floats.
Later that evening, Karlo Broussard, shown playing
accordion, and his band Standard Time provided the music for a dance at the Lake Arthur
City Park pavilion. As the other nighttime picture shows, the dance attracted people of
The other band pictured is Le Jennings Dugas Brothers (shown
at the bottom of the page), the group which provided music during the courir.