Ville Platte High School student Naima Edwards is pictured here as she stirs meatballs that are cooking in a crock pot ahead of an open house held Monday to showcase the school’s newly constructed apartment. Edwards is one of the school’s students who will enjoy the learning benefits coming from having class in the specialized classroom. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Changing the face of education

For any system to be successful, it has to evolve to better meet the needs of the people involved.

Pictured are two historic buildings along Ville Platte’s Main Street. The street is one of the Evangeline Chamber of Commerce is working to enhance curb appeal on to bring Ville Platte back to life. (Gazette photo by Elizabeth West)

Chamber looks to transform Ville Platte’s curb appeal

Prepare for a transformation as the Evangeline Chamber of Commerce has begun its effort to revitalize downtown Ville Platte.


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