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May 24, 2017

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Luther Police Presents at Senior Luncheon

The weekly senior citizen’s luncheon at the Luther Community Center next Tuesday will feature a program from the Luther Police Department and Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office on safety and crime prevention. Luther Police Chief Marcus Thurman presents at each first Tuesday of the month as part of the SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) Council. LPD

Signs of the Times

It’s election time in Luther. Two important elections will send voters to the polls – the School Board Election on February 14, and the Town Board Election in April. Each election, in its own way, will help chart a course for the future of our growing community. For than a year, The Luther Register has

Football banquet: C Pridemore takes top honor

photos and story by Sydney Scheer Officially closed. The 2016 LHS Football Season concluded with a banquet on the evening of Saturday, January 28. Each sport gets its own banquet this year, instead of one long one at the end of the school year. More than 120 Lions, their families and biggest fans turned out

Luther’s Basketball Homecoming Court

photos and story by Jacob Factor When Rachel Womack was crowned Homecoming Queen at Luther High School’s basketball game Friday night, the home crowd sang “Let It Go,” the popular anthem from the Disney movie Frozen. The fans for the opposing team sang too. And there were a few tears amid the heartwarming moment. “It was

LHS Earns $25,000 Science Grant

photos and story by Jacob Factor Luther High School and science won the day when representatives from Devon Energy surprised the school with the announcement of a $25,000 grant. Students gathered in the auditorium at the end of the school day Thursday for what was billed as a pep assembly. The band and cheerleaders brought

Henry Case: May Court Date

Ron and Brenda Henry had a court date at the Oklahoma County Courthouse this week for the continuation of a preliminary conference on charges related to voter fraud, and additionally, property dispute charges for Mr. Henry, the Luther Town Trustee. The case moves on. The Henrys are represented by Gary Wood, the same attorney representing

Rooms at the Inn: Town Board Special Meeting

The Luther Town Board, in a Special Meeting Tuesday night, voted for money to be spent on additional rooms for an upcoming fire fighter training in Lawton. Two weeks ago, the Board approved three rooms, but that was not enough rooms for a female volunteer fire fighter to attend the training (and not bunk up

Turnpike Bond Sale is Imminent

With another constitutional challenge cleared in court, the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority is proceeding with his $480 million bond sale to fund its new turnpike program, Driving Forward. At Tuesday’s OTA meeting, Director Tim Gatz told the Authority that the bond sale will be announced in newspapers next week. Officials later said the announcement will be in newspapers

Running some numbers for the Town of Luther

The Oklahoma Tax Commission reports monthly sales tax collections in the state and reports what it sends back to the towns. During the period of November 15 – December 15, 2016, OTC sent $34,017 to the Town of Luther in sales taxes. That’s the taxes we pay for items at The Dollar General, Mercantile, 116

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