Ascension government considers taking over balloon festival

Advocate file photo by PATRICK DENNIS --  Crowds watch balloons land at Lamar Dixon Expo Center on the last day of competition in the Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival in Gonzales. Show caption
Advocate file photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- Crowds watch balloons land at Lamar Dixon Expo Center on the last day of competition in the Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival in Gonzales.

Parish would take over hot air event