Members of the Louisiana Cotton Association have been working on the 64th annual Louisiana Cotton Festival being held October 10 - 15 in Ville Platte, Louisiana.  The association is proud to announce the royalty for this year's 64th annual festival.

  • Lieutenant Governor, Billy Nungesser, will be crowned King Cotton 64th.
  • Louisiana Representative of the 39th District of Ville, Platte H. Barnard LeBas, graciously accepted duties of Colonel Cotton.
  • Janie Knighten of Ville Platte will serve as Grand Parade Marshal of Grand Parade of Cotton.

Haley Jett, reigning Queen Cotton 63rd will crown her successor on Saturday October 14 at the Cotton Coronation at 5:30PM.

This year's festival will include a Friday night Fais-Do-Do.  The entertainment includes Keith Frank and from New Orleans, Category 6.  The festival theme is 'Louisiana Grown'.

The 64th Louisiana Cotton Festival will be held at the North Side Civic Center.



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