The Olde Towne Slidell Association toasted the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day court at Slidell City Hall before the parade rolled Sunday.
Alex Felder was an honorary duke. His mother, Shawn Bates Felder, was a maid in the first Slidell St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 1976. His aunt Angelique Bates was a maid in 1982. His great-uncle “Sleepy” Leon André Saraille was grand marshal in 1983.