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Breaux to serve as Krewe of Apollo Grand Marshall

Breaux to serve as Krewe of Apollo Grand Marshall


The Lockport-based Krewe of Apollo Carnival Club has announced that Ricky Breaux, Jr. will serve as this year’s Grand Marshall.

Ricky resides in Lockport with his wife, Dr. Jenny Breaux, and their two children, Hayden and Rylie. He is the son of Ricky Breaux, Sr. and Belinda Breaux of Gheens.

Ricky is currently serving as the Assistant Chief of the Lockport Police Department where he has served proudly for more than a decade.

He is a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #3054 in Lockport, where he currently serves as the council’s youth director. For the past several years, Ricky has also devoted time to assisting the Lockport Carnival Club with various Christmas events both by providing police escorts on his own time to playing popular children’s characters.

This year’s Krewe of Apollo will roll on Saturday, February 10th beginning at noon taking the traditional route through the streets of Lockport to the theme of “Things Kids Love”.

Krewe of Apollo officers are Rusty Edwards, President; Wayne Bourgeois, Vice President; Brian Hebert, Krewe Captain; Jean Chiasson, Treasurer; and Annette Adams, Secretary.

Serving on the Krewe of Apollo Board of Directors are Becky Cheramie, Crystal Williams, Terri Pierce, Glen Sapia, and Mark Duplantis.

Float captains include Monica Parks, Mandy Martin, Mark Duplantis, Crystal Williams, Chuck Guidry, Thomas Boudreaux, Natalie Hargis, Michelle Adams, Terri Pierce, Tommy Blanchard, Terry Thibodaux, Angel Dubois, Becky Cheramie, Bart Arcement, Angela Price and Morlan Adams.