• 79°

Photo Feature: Mardi Gras Magic

Donna McLaney and Carter Sanders set up decorations for the Mardi Gras Magic Ball at the Pike County Cattlemen's Association in Troy, Ala., Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. (Messenger Staff Photo/Thomas Graning)

Decorations of purple, green and gold filled the Pike County Cattleman’s Complex on Friday as preparations for today’s Colley Complex Mardi Gras Gala got underway. The Mardi Gras Magic Ball begins at 7 p.m. with dinner and includes dancing, drinks and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 each and are available at the door. All proceeds benefit the Colley Senior Complex.