Christmas Eve levee bonfire tradition still going strong

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 29, 2012

Scott Schexnaydre

Despite the possibility of postponement because of threatening weather conditions, the annual lighting of the bonfires along the Mississippi River levee in the River Parishes went on as planned, drawing a large influx of tourists to the area. Pictured at left is a section of the levee in Gramercy. (Photos by Scott Schexnayder)