Decoration Day is here. For the last several days, community volunteers and family members have visited the Luther Cemetery to decorate the graves of loved ones and heroes who rest there. Small American flags mark each veteran’s grave of soldiers who were enlisted and served in conflicts dating back to World War I, and possibly the Civil
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The Luther Town Board will meet in a Special Meeting Thursday night, May 25, to consider a budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1. The board is proposing a $667,537 budget for next year, which gives the Town almost $55,000 more to spend than the current year that is wrapping up. The board
“If the OCSO is forced to reduce its patrol, our department stands ready to assist them. It will be a tough job but our department is up for the challenge. We can do our part to help out in this time of need. Taking call or helping with their extra patrol anyway we can,” said Thurman.
Monday was a great day to be a Luther Lion. With freshmen suited up in pads and uniforms for the first time to join the rest of the high school football team, they all broke in the new tunnel that was purchased with donations to the the LL SPORTS CLUB LUTHER and the Touchdown Club. IMG_4899.MOV Monday
Luther’s Open Door Assembly of God will hold a FLEA MARKET on Saturday June 3, 2017 all day. They want us all to come shop that day … but they also want vendors to buy booth space. The event is to raise funds for a new sanctuary. Organizer Virginia Smith says they will accept a
The on switch was flipped in Luther Friday about noon. Town Hall reopened, and before the coffee pot was set, Josephine’s had a full restaurant, with patrons ready for lunch. DJ’s BBQ also quickly opened. An OG&E spokesperson said that the utility has retained contract crews for line repair ahead of the next wave of
Part of Luther remains without power including Main Street forcing the closure of Town Hall, restaurants and retailers. A tangle of downed power lines on Hogback Road south of Main Street is part of the culprit. Meanwhile, other parts of Town have power including the gas station and Dollar General. Tree crews, utility crews are
As the sun rises on Friday, daylight will reveal just how much storm damage Luther suffered in Thursday night’s severe thunderstorm. Official word on windspeed is unavailable, but the wind was strong enough to snap poles and large trees and down power lines. Luther is in the dark with no electricity. It was an eery
The slight uptick could reflect the new businesses in town including The Chicken Shack, 116 Farmstead Market & Table, Rustic Farm, DJ’s BBQ and Urban 66. None of those businesses were open a year ago.
The new mayor of Luther is Jenni White. At the new town board’s first meeting, her fellow trustees voted White as mayor and Jason Roach as vice mayor. Both were elected in April along with Paxton Cavin and Trandy Langston. Ron Henry is the fifth trustee. “Thank you. I appreciate that. The agenda has my