Top Photos: The Ruston Farmers’ Market, located at the corner of Louisiana and Monroe streets, is made up of vendors in the region who sell such goods as fresh produce, jellies and desserts. The market reportedly draws around 350 customers each week, and is open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.
Bottom Photos: Left: Customers check out the variety of produce for sale. Right: Lauren Lee, holding 2-year-old daughter Parker, talks to John Benschoter about the various types of bread at his booth.
Kathleen Richard, left, director of Life Choices, is shown receiving a $500 check from Quota International of Ruston’s Community Impact Chairman Mary Kilpatrick. Quota International works to assist women & children in times of need. Life Choices is a community program ministering to both women and children, providing supportive services and options during stressful times.
Nick Lawton, KTVE news reporter, met with organizers of the “Walk a Mile In Her Shoes” fundraiser for the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team which was held March 28 in Cook Park. Pictured above, left to right, are Nick Lawton, Morgan Cayton and Lauren Fuller of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority; and Adam Wood and Eric Clapp of Kappa Sigma Fraternity.