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Archives for September 2016

Burglary in Luther

UPDATE 3pm Wednesday: From Luther Police Chief Marcus Thurman. Police recovered the cash register and some merchandise today at 164th and Dobbs as part of the investigation. There are no suspects, he said.   The Luther Police Department is investigating an apparent overnight burglary at Rock N Vape Shop. The shop faces Hwy 66 near

Can you hear me now?

The Luther Register is about to have a birthday. It’s first one. I know this for a couple of reasons. One is because I’m a sentimental sort. This online venture (definition of venture: a business enterprise involving considerable risk) has been my baby. I’ve stayed up late with it, fed it, bragged about it and wondered what I ever did without it.

Toll Hikes and Legal Maneuvers

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority wants to be ready to increase tolls as soon as “practicable”  if it doesn’t lose a lawsuit making its way through the State Supreme Court. The Authority met Tuesday and approved 17% toll hikes to help pay for the Driving Forward turnpike project. However, a challenge making its way through the court is

Luther Resident Graduates from “Banking School”

Editor’s Note: The Luther Register received a news release from the Oklahoma Bankers Association that highlighted an accomplishment of a local resident. We are ALWAYS happy to print “news of our town” and our neighbors. We always have an eye out for Luther connections to news, events, activities and the like. So, let your work places

Luther Walks to End Alzheimer’s

To support a friend at Luther Public Schools, a crew drove to the Big City this morning to walk for Team Cindy Lou Who. It’s an effort to draw awareness to and raise funds to cure Alzheimer’s Disease. Love those t-shirts. NOTE: trying out a new photo gallery, mostly for our football pictures and other

HEALTH: Ask Dr. Olsen

Thank you for your questions. This one comes from Mary! Thanks Mary for starting this conversation about a health issue that gives trouble to many of us. If you have a question, fill out the form after Dr. Olsen’s answer. Dear Dr. Olsen, Health question: I had a meniscus tear removed arthroscopically about 10 years ago. The

WEEK 5: First District WIN

Photos and Story by Sydney Scheer The Ruf-Nex thought they could “tame the lions,” but the Luther Lions welcomed them to the jungle. Luther took their first district win over the Crooked Oak Ruf-Nex 48-0, which gained Luther 15 district points for the year. Luther is now 4-1 in the season, and 1-0 in district

PRE-GAME: A League of Their Own

    photos and story by Sydney Scheer Today, Friday, September 23, 2016, the Luther Lions travel to Crooked Oak for a district game at 7pm. Tonight’s game marks midseason for the 2016 football season. Aside from the Friday Night Lights, the Luther Lion football team is a family and most definitely a league of their own. Thursday night’s dinner was

A Quick Town Meeting

The Town of Luther Trustees made quick work of a Special Meeting Wednesday night. Broadcast on Periscope, the five trustees considered and approved three items. Regarding the sale of 112 S Main. An extension was granted for the closing on the sale of the historic downtown building owned by the Town. Jesse and Pam Simmons say the

Their Day in Court

Attorney Jerry Fent says his days of fighting eminent domain cases are long over. At 82-years-old, he can reflect on a long career defending citizens when the government wants to take their property. You could say he’s been there, done that. Still, he said, Eastern Oklahoma County residents opposed to the Driving Forward program to put a

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