by Robert Bell
Categories for the competition include the following: longest beard; thickest beard; most original beard; and best Abraham Lincoln (no mustache). Winners will be determined by The Ancient Council of Beard-Judging Elders (or someone), who shall hand down the verdicts at the South Main Mardi Gras celebration Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013.
All contestants will need to be certified clean-shaven between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1 at The Root. Need more info? Call 501-414-0423 or email: theroot at therootcafe dot com.