Today, the Sun Herald introduces readers to the 2016 Gulf Coast Carnival Association royal court, which is usually the first indication as to who King D'Iberville and Queen Ixolib may be.
We have pictures and biographies of the GCCA dukes and maids, key girl and flag bearers.
On the evening of Feb. 6, check sunherald.com for the official announcement of King D'Iberville and Queen Ixolib and see profiles and pictures. Pick up a copy of the Feb. 7 Sun Herald to read more about them.
The Gulf Coast Carnival Association Ball will be held at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi on Feb. 8. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The parade is in Biloxi on Fat Tuesday, which is Feb. 9.