Iberville Parish Sugarcane Farmer Named King Sucrose LXXVIII

The Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival has a new King Sucrose. He was crowned Sunday at the official announcement party held at the home of David and Madeline Kessler in White Castle, according to a prepared statement. King Sucrose LXXVIII is Alton “Al” Landry, a 56-year-old native and resident of White Castle. The 1980 graduate of White Castle High School graduated from Louisiana State University Agricultural Center in 1984 where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Ag Business.