Getting ready for the weekend

Published 12:05 pm Friday, March 4, 2011

Glen Beard, on the ground, throws a tape measurer to Jeff Melby while working on the Flower Power Krewe’s Mardi Gras float in the parking lot of the Flower Center Nursery Thursday afternoon. The float is among those from which beads will be tossed during Vicksburg Main Street’s annual Mardi Gras parade along Washington Street Saturday afternoon. (Katie Carter)

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