Preston Anderson is Masopust King

Wade Young

Andrew Trnka crowns Montgomery’s Preston Anderson the 2020-2021 Masopust King on Sunday, Feb. 23 at the American Legion Club #79. (Wade Young Photo)

From Epiphany until Ash Wednesday, the people in the Czech Republic celebrate a season of merrymaking and masquerading called Masopust, which literally means "good-bye to meat.”

Montgomery’s version was celebrated on Sunday to a full house at the American Legion Post #79.

This pre-Lenten Carnival includes dancing, celebrating and eating. It also includes the naming of a new ambassador. That title went to Preston Anderson, son of Kris and Dawn Anderson of Montgomery.

Read more in the print edition.


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