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April 20, 2018

Detour to improve RR safety.

Word from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Work began Tuesday at the railroad crossing on Ash/Luther Road causing a temporary detour until the Work is complete. This project is part of the Railroad Crossing Safety Fund and was awarded by the Oklahoma Transportation Commission in May 2017. The project includes the installation of pedestal-mounted flashing

Education

Fundraising for Prom

With Luther schools being out for seven days, the Luther High School prom committee lost time to finish fundraising and selling tickets. Classes resumed Wednesday and the junior prom committee is working fast to put the finishing touches on what promises to be a wonderful event. The big night is just about a week away

Education

Back to School

UPDATED to include School Board President Steve Broudy’s comment. Many Oklahoma school districts will continue a teacher walk-out on Wednesday, but Luther Public Schools will be open. Superintendent Barry Gunn announced late Tuesday that classes will resume Wednesday, April 11. School has been canceled for seven days because of a lack of certified teachers in the

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Education

LPS, By the numbers

With so much attention focused at the State Capitol and education funding, some are asking about the numbers in Luther. Luther Public Schools posts its numbers every month in the Board of Education Agenda packet. Click here for the Monday, April 9 meeting. The first couple of pages include the agenda, followed by about 46 pages

Town

Emergency Manager Needed

Tornado, Fire, Flood. Unfortunately, in the last dozen years or so, Luther has experienced all of them, as we well remember. The Town Board of Trustees met this week to talk about emergency plans. The fire chief, police chief and school superintendent attended. But the bulk of the meeting was spent, not on emergency plans,

Community

Clean Shorts Film Fest at EOC

One hundred movies for $5! What an excellent deal. The Clean Shorts Film Festival is this weekend at Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center in Choctaw.  The fourth annual independent film celebration begins Friday and runs through Saturday. EOC’s Digital Media program organizes this festival that showcases independent films that are appropriate for most audiences. With

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Education

Luther Schools Closed Tuesday

Plans for Luther schools to close for only one day for the Teacher Walkout at the State Capitol changed when it was announced that LPS would again close on Tuesday. The letter from Superintendent Barry Gunn posted Monday afternoon said “at this time, it has become apparent that Luther Public Schools will not have enough

Community

Governor Signs tax bill

Editor’s Note: this is the Governor’s news release copied and pasted. OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin, flanked by bipartisan legislators and joined by public school teachers, today signed three bills that are part of an historic revenue package to fund pay raises for teachers. The package allows for a $6,100, or 16 percent, pay

Education

ONE DAY OFF: School closed Monday

Luther Schools will close Monday, April 2,  during the planned state-wide teacher walkout. But Superintendent Barry Gunn notified parents and students today that school will re-open on Tuesday, April 3.   Mr. Gunn said many teachers and others are planning to go to the State Capitol on Monday. Luther students are off tomorrow for Good

Town

New Water Meters for Luther

A crew from San Marcos, Texas, has spent the week in Luther visiting every Town water customer’s yard with a shovel. They are replacing the old mechanical meters with new ultrasonic meters that are expected to improve accuracy and detect leaks more quickly for Luther water customers. The rain slowed the crew down from Secure

Obituary

Remembering Larry McCuddy

Larry Michael McCuddy, 73, of Luther, Oklahoma passed from this life on March 27, 2018. He was born July 28, 1944, in Luther, Oklahoma to Glenn and Florence (Simpson) McCuddy. Larry graduated from Luther High School in 1962. Upon graduation, he worked many years for Unit Parts, and Oklahoma County in the Maintenance Department. Larry

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