It has been a while since Ville Platte High had to travel on the road during the first round of the playoffs.
Dr David Volpe, vice chancellor for student affairs, South Louisiana Community College, talks to the Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce. Also at the head table are, left to right, state Representative Bernard LeBas; Camille Fontenot, chamber director; Kirk Soileau, chamber president; and next to Volpe is Willie Smith, SLCC vice chancellor for economic and work force development.
A South Louisiana Community College official, speaking at joint meeting of the Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club, assured the large crowd that the Coreil Campus would not close.
The Harlem Ambassadors professional basketball team visited Evangeline to tour the area, stopping by Ville Platte City Hall Wednesday to meet Mayor Jennifer Vidrine and have lunch.