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No school Friday for Wilkson Funeral

Luther School Superintendent Sheldon Buxton announced that school will be cancelled on Friday to accommodate the community who will gather to celebrate the lives of Ron and Kay Wilkson who died in a double murder on Sunday night. The killer, Michael Vance, remains at large and is the subject of a wide-ranging manhunt. Safety concerns

It’s a Charter Oak Festival

Read the poster for all of the amazing details. Come join us on Charter Oak Road on Saturday! Don’t forget your chair, and some cash. Thanks to John and Scherrie Pidcock and their family for planning this and inviting us along on their dream of creating a cool venue “up north.”

On Friday, we will celebrate life

Planning a funeral. How excruciating could it be under these circumstances? The family of Ron and Kay Wilkson did it. They planned the details, picked out the things, made the decisions and set the time for a funeral for their parents, sister, brother, grandparent. Friday at 2pm at the Luther High School Auditorium. “They together often

Out of the Ashes

Although the countryside in Luther was gripped in fear Sunday night with the tragic double homicide of beloved neighbors, another, more hopeful event occurred on the other side of town before the sun went down. When the big fire swept through Luther in 2012, Ken and Kris Cross had just purchased land on John Morley

Grisly Details of Wilkson Deaths

WARNING: graphic content. Portions of the affidavit are included below as written to share information about a horrible double murder in our community. While focused Monday on the search for accused double-murderer Michael Dale Vance, Jr., who remains the subject of an intense wide-reaching manhunt locally and in other areas of the state, the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s

Vance Remains at large, Luther on edge

Speculative. Precautionary. Those two words are being used to describe the “possibility” that murder suspect Michael Vance could be in our area. Word came before Noon today that Vance might have been driving back to our area (OKC, or Lincoln County) after he was spotted in western Oklahoma, in Sayre where he allegedly shot a motorist in

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