Lafont to reign over Neptune Mardi Gras day
The all-male Krewe of Neptune recently announced Jimmy “T-Jim” Lafont has been selected to serve as King Neptune 2016.
T-Jim has been a krewe member for the past 40 years. Attendants to the king will be Colin Olivier, Jonah Callais, Cyrus Guilbeau and Emmalynn Berry.
T-Jim is the son of the late Janet “Honey” and Adam “Lou Lou” Lafont. He is married to June Callais Lafont and thefather of Tamara Lafont and Jeanne Olivier. He is the proud grandfather of Colin Olivier.
Officers of the Krewe of Neptune are: President, Corey Galjour; Vice-President, Chuckie Cheramie; Treasurer, Flint Cheramie; and Secretary, Jimmy “T-Jim” Lafont.
Float Captains are Isreal Naquin, Roger Dowdy, Brock Danos, Eric Verdin, Raleigh Griffin and Nathan Guidry.
The parade will follow its traditional route on Mardi Gras day, Tuesday, Feb. 9, beginning at noon at St. Joseph Church in Galliano and ending at the southern corporation limits of Golden Meadow.
Posted on Fri, February 5, 2016
by The Lafourche Gazette