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Countless peaches were also on sale in the vendor area in Sexton Parking Lot — a fact not missed by Louisiana Tech University student Brieanne Smith.

The 18 year old from Minden who was attending the festival for the first time selected a bag full of the famous Ruston fruit and commented, “I’m taking these home to my family in Camden.”

Ben Franks, who was working at Yak’s peach booth, said business had been steady.

Some other vendors, however, did not have as much luck with festival attendees.

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