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May 24, 2017

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No News is WalMart News

Remember this shiny store? Opened May 2015 and closed last January? Remember how the Town of Luther sold the land for the promise of a grocery store? Remember how Walmart constructed the store valued at $1.4 million? We remember. What’s going on with the sale, lease, razing or anything with the property three months after its closure?

Angels in Uniform Help Angel’s Way

Phyllis Dragus asked her friends to come about two pm Thursday afternoon. The owner of Angel’s Way Bed & Breakfast on Luther Road was grateful that she would have some help with tornado cleanup. Her place was in the path of Tuesday night’s EF1 tornado that cut about a ten-mile path through north Luther. She lost

Tornado Watch

Via the Luther Fire Department (2:38 pm Tuesday) Tornado Watch 2:30 – Midnight Alert: TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR OUR AREA UNTIL MIDNIGHT. MONITOR LOCAL NEWS MEDIA & WEATHER RADIO FOR ADDITIONAL INFO. URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 109 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 230 PM CDT TUE APR 26

Meek Quits as Lions Football Coach

After leading the Luther Lions high school football team to an undefeated regular season last fall, Coach Shawn Meek reportedly today brought his team together and told him he’s leaving the district. Word is Meek is heading for the 3A Kingfisher Yellowjackets. And word is the players didn’t take the news so well. Scott Mitchell

Luther Schools Slash Budget Shorten School Year

The Luther School Board made quick work Tuesday night of slashing nearly $800,000 from the budget for the 2016-2017 school year – cutting teachers,  textbooks, teacher aides, night janitors, one bus route, summer school and the popular high school art and Design Fabrication programs. With little discussion or explanation in the second such special meeting, the

Polach leaves House Race

The Luther resident challenging State Rep. Lewis Moore for the District 96 seat says she will drop out of the race. Amber Polach said she filed for the office last Friday afternoon because she was concerned no one else would challenge the incumbent. Polach is an educator and a vocal critic of the new Eastern

Once A Lion Always a Lion

What makes a good reunion? Pancakes Parade Shopping Banquet A dance IN THE STREET. … and plenty of time for visiting with Luther Lions who will come from near and far. The Luther Alumni Celebration is Saturday, May 7, all day on Main Street and at each school building. The event is held every two

Earthquake Insurance Hearing

News Release from Oklahoma Insurance Department OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has ordered a public hearing to investigate a rise in earthquake insurance rates. The May 24 hearing will include data gathered by the Oklahoma Insurance Department as well as comments from insurers and citizens. “This is a proactive move to protect consumers,” said

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