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January 20, 2018

Archives for January 2018

Turnpike Construction Begins

Two years after the announcement of the controversial Eastern Oklahoma Turnpike, dirt work has quietly begun. There was no fanfare, groundbreaking or ribbon cutting – but the dirt movers are on the scene between 164th and the current Turner Turnpike next to Luther Road. It’s where the $400 million dollar roads begins. It will end

Casting a Vision for LPS

The Luther School Board evaluates its superintendent at its January monthly meeting. The Tuesday night meeting was the first review for Supt. Barry Gunn who took control of the district toward the end of the last school year after the resignation and then death of Dr. Sheldon Buxton. The meeting, behind closed doors in executive

Event Venue Sunday

Two Luther event venues will have separate open houses Sunday. It’s likely many brides and grooms will come out to tour both the Broken Horn Ranch and Eleven Oaks Ranch both located north of Luther. The events are designed to showcase the properties and related vendors. If you’d like to check out both properties, it’s

Annual 4H & FFA Auction & Dinner

It’s a January highlight. There will be a chicken fried steak dinner, home-made desserts galore and a great cause to help our local 4H and FFA members. And it’s this Monday night, January 15, at 6 pm in the high school cafeteria. Many look forward to the annual Luther FFA & 4H Booster Club event.

Oliver loses at Appeals Board

“It’s a disappointment. The whole department went against me … it’s kind of stressful it didn’t go in my favor but I have the support of citizens and my family. I’m going to put in applications and go somewhere different.” With that comment, the ten-year career of Mike Oliver with the Luther Police Department ended.

Luther Housing Market is HOT

SPONSORED CONTENT by Heather Perry, Realtor Over the last few years, Luther has experienced a population boom and with that comes a need for more housing. However, with the increased housing demand, the town has seen less and less inventory for sale.  In 2016, 49 homes sold in the Luther area compared to 42 homes

New Year & New Bank Hours

The new year brings longer hours at Luther’s First Bank & Trust. With the expected sale of the bank to Bancfirst in February, the bank is working toward the transition. The lobby will be open thirty minutes longer, Monday – Thursday, and the drive-thru will open thirty minutes earlier. Lobby hours: 8 am – 4