BIG CROWDS SHOWED UP FOR THE HIGHLAND PARADE AS MOTHER NATURE COOPERATED. BRANDON OLDENBURG OF MOONBOT STUDIOS SERVED AS GRAND MARSHALL.  HE'S NOW OFF TO HOLLYWOOD FOR THE OSCARS. A MOONBOT SHORT FILM IS NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD. WE DO HAVE ANOTHER PARADE ON THE WAY FOR THE LOCAL AREA. THE KREWE OF AESCLEPIUS PARADE ROLLS TOMORROW AT 6:30 AT PIERRE BOSSIER MALL. ALL OF THE KREWES WILL THEN MEET ATOP THE TEXAS STREET BRIDGE TUESDAY NIGHT AT MIDNIGHT TO BRING AN END TO THE CARNIVAL SEASON AS LENT BEGINS.</p>