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October 17, 2017

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On the way to vote

I was just trying to go vote. One of the charming things about living in the country, I’ve told myself every election day, is that we “get” to drive 15 miles out of our way, mostly on a dirt road, to our polling place at the Meridian Fire Department in Logan County. It’s a chore, but because

A big week

The week of February 13 – 17, 2017. Monday night: School Board Meeting. Read the agenda here. Watch the meeting on Facebook Live on The Luther Register’s Facebook page. Or attend the meeting at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium Boardroom, 18955 NE 178. Tuesday. VOTE. SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION DAY. Tuesday night: Town of Luther Regular Board meeting.

Picking a superintendent, not without controversy

There are 28 candidates. That’s the number of resumes collected by Luther School Board President Matt Mohr for superintendent. One of the candidates is Barry Gunn. And two school board members want to “skip the formalities” and just hire the popular middle school principal. Trouble is, the board agreed to follow a process for hiring the new administrator,

First Flu Death in Oklahoma County

  A media release from the Oklahoma City-County Health Department Oklahoma City, Okla. – Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD) recommends flu vaccinations and effective hand hygiene to avoid the ravages of flu this season. This comes after the first flu-related death of the season was reported in Oklahoma County. The name of the victim was not

And the school board election

  With all of the action focused on the Luther Town Board filing this week, it’s time to remember these are the final days of campaigning before an important school board election. Luther School District voters will choose between incumbent Matt Mohr and Tony Rumpl for a seat on the Luther School Board. Early voting begins

A roster of candidates

[supsystic-gallery id=17 position=center] Eleven candidates are vying for four seats on the Luther Town Board. The three-day filing period at the Oklahoma County Election board brought each candidate in to submit paperwork for either one of three seats available for the four-year term, and one seat for an unexpired two-year term. The seven candidates for

Burn Ban for Oklahoma County

The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners instituted an Emergency County-Burn Ban effective immediately for 30 days. The edict makes virtually any outdoor burning subject to a fine or jail time. “It is unlawful for any person to set fire to any forest, grass, range, crop or other wildlands, or to build a campfire or bonfire,

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