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Photo feature: Ringing in with royalty

James Shaidnagle dances with his wife Ann during the Krewe of Phoenix New Year’s Eve Party at the Natchez Community Center. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

James Shaidnagle dances with his wife Ann during the Krewe of Phoenix New Year’s Eve Party at the Natchez Community Center. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

 

Billy Ulmer, who is serving as Rex XXXIII for this year’s royalty, dances towards members of the royal court during the party. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Billy Ulmer, who is serving as Rex XXXIII for this year’s royalty, dances towards members of the royal court during the party. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)