The last of Mardi Gras parades will roll this afternoon throughout St. Mary Parish beginning at 1:00 PM on Fat Tuesday.
The Franklin Mardi Gras Parade will begin at 1:00 PM at Franklin Senior High School on Main St. It will travel east on Main St., making a U-turn and then continue onto Willow St. The parade will then turn right onto Third St., disbanding at the end of Third St.
The Krewe of Hephaestus Parade will roll through Morgan City beginning at 2:00 PM. It will begin on the corner of Sixth and Sycamore Streets, it will then proceed south on Sixth St. to Marguerite St. to Ninth St./Hwy. 70, to Clothilde, to Victor II Blvd. and end at the Morgan City Auditorium on Myrtle St.