Krewe of MCCA Announces New Captain

Published 2:06 pm Thursday, February 8, 2024

BOGALUSA, La. — The Magic City Carnival Association (MCCA) Board convened on Wednesday, February 7th, marking a historic moment as Captain Don Spiers officially announced his successor. Cook Byrd was nominated by Spiers to take over the helm, a decision swiftly ratified by the Board.

Byrd’s appointment as the new Captain will take effect following Saturday’s parade, signaling a significant transition for the MCCA after Spiers’ 44 years of service, with 43 of those years serving as Captain.

About Timothy Holdiness

Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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