What we REALLY need is to locate more businesses within our borders and to market ourselves so well that we attract both people living INSIDE and OUTSIDE the Town to shop #LutherLocal,” said Mayor White.
Beth LaFave said the building on Luther’s Main Street that is housing her Beth’s Baubles & Bits store is about 100 years old, “and had 100 years worth of problems too!” She laughs about the journey she’s been on to get the building in good shape to become a retail shop. Abandoned for years, the
“Luther won because they did the best job welcoming the riders to town. The volunteers made all the riders feel at home and did everything they could to meet their needs. The businesses and the town made it known that the riders where welcome. That does not happen in every town. The videos you all
Mr. Agan is waiting for the delivery of his fireworks, and then his booth will be open. You’ll see Mr. Agan’s Fireworks off of SH 66, east of Town, set up between the Dollar General and Rockin’ Vapes, where he was last year at 428 N Dogwood. Thursday morning, he was doing a little marketing.
The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office will conduct an impaired driving checkpoint and have additional DUI patrols targeting drivers operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs in Oklahoma County. The checkpoint will be held at an undisclosed location in Oklahoma County and will begin around 10 pm, Friday, June 22 and end about 3 am
A tight curve and a wet road from the morning rain shower was a combination that caused a local teenager to flip her pickup Wednesday and be late for a municipal court appearance in Luther. The irony is to be noted, getting in a wreck on the way to court for a speeding ticket, but
In 1940, Rosetta Coleman took the bus from her home in Jones to her high school in Luther. Three years later she graduated from the “school on the big red hill,” Luther’s Booker T Washington High School. This past Saturday night, Ms. Coleman spryly took the stage at the Washington School Reunion at Luther’s Community
A quiet afternoon in Luther was interrupted Sunday with a high-speed chase from the Turner Turnpike that went through Town. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Kera Philippi said the incident began about 3 pm Sunday when a trooper tried to pull over a black Ford pickup truck in Oklahoma City on the Kilpatrick Turnpike with an expired
Luther’s Open Door Assembly of God will host its annual Flea Market this Saturday, June 23 at its building at 310 S Ash. Vendors are still being accepted for the day-long event and the church members are getting the word out to shoppers and bargain hunters. “We are continuing in our efforts to raise money
How does your garden grow? This time of year the chitchat with neighbors comes with questions like, “Your tomatoes coming in?” or “What are you doing about squash bugs this year?” There’s also talk about rain or lack of it, and the unusual weather of winter-spring that put many gardens behind. But for those whose
The June 26 Oklahoma primary election ballot will feature two Republicans on the Oklahoma County District One ticket for most Luther residents. We introduced the Democrats earlier this week. The Republican candidates are Chad Albee and Brad Reeves. Albee is a 911 dispatcher for our area, and Reeves is the second deputy for the Oklahoma
The Town of Luther Board of Trustees meets in a Public Hearing and Special Meeting tonight, June 14, to consider a budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1. For next year, the Trustees propose a budget based on about $702,000 with expenses at about $650,000.. Town Trustee Lea Ann Jackson, CPA, said
On June 26, Luther Democrats will vote for a county commission candidate who will represent District One on the three-member panel that meets in Oklahoma City. Currently held by Willa Johnson, who is retiring, there are four Democrats on the ballot for the job that comes with about a $105,000 salary and an office in downtown
EDITOR’S NOTE: Congratulations to the Class of 2018. To keep the limelight on the busy graduation season, we are highlighting some speeches that were delivered on the graduation and other stages.These words show wisdom beyond years, hope beyond cynicism, faith past understanding … and some laughs too. The words will echo Mother Teresa, Barry Gunn and
The restaurants have special menus and hours, the stores are stocked, the trash is picked up, and the grass cut. The high school grounds will soon become a Tent City. The detour signs are ready (read on for information about that). The To Do List items are getting checked off. And the meetings are almost