Ville Platte High School might have to be closed if voters in Evangeline Parish School District Ward 1 fail to pass a $28.5 million bond issue on July 19, superintendent Toni Hamlin said at a public hearing this week.

If the school is closed, 400 students would have to be bused to other schools in the parish, according to Hamlin.

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