If residents hear a commotion around 4:30 p.m. in downtown Starkville today, there's no need for concern. It's Dudy Gras 6.5, the seventh annual parade and celebration signifying the start of Mississippi State University's baseball season.Read more: http://www.cdispatch.com/news/article.asp?aid=15466#ixzz1lRLkrCE7
Those wishing to participate in the parade should meet at Rick's Café on Highway 182 at 3:30 p.m. There is no entry fee.
The parade will begin west on Highway 182 before taking a left onto Washington Street, then turning onto Main Street and heading to Dudy Noble field.
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Dudy Gras is organized by members of The Mystic Society of the Cowbellion Bulldogs, the group responsible for The Running of the Bulldogs and fundraisers benefiting the Red Cross and the family of former football player Nick Bell.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Southern Exposure: Dudy Gras
♦ Dudy Gras celebration ushers in Bulldog baseball season (cddispatch.com)