Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Catching beads at the Krew of Phoenix Mardi Gras parade is an artform. Just ask Caitlyn Upton, who lets a perfect throw fall between her hands, and Abby Massey, who snags a strand of beads between her fingers during Friday’s Krewe of Phoenix Mardi Gras parade.

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Published 12:01am Saturday, February 9, 2013

 

Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — Krewe of Phoenix Queen Sherry Bearden gestures to a friend on Main Street as her float passes by.

 

Ben Hillyer / The Natchez Democrat — James Franks was just as successful at catching beads on the second floor balcony of Biscuits and Blues on Main Street.