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February 22, 2018

Archives for February 2018

Remembering Freda Mae Boydston

Freda Mae Boydston (87) of Luther went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2018. Freda was born May 20, 1930, in Seneca, MO to Hiram and Jannie (Harris) Sexton. She lived in Wyandotte, OK briefly where she was a member of the tribe before moving to Luther, OK at the age of 5.

Fire Destroys Luther Home

It was a passerby who noticed the smoke coming out of the house on Cedar between Fifth and Sixth Streets around 8 am Tuesday and made the emergency call. The two occupants had gone to work. Luther’s volunteer Fire Department went on scene with mutual aid from nearby fire departments to battle the flames that

“Bonding Beyond Belief:” the case for the pd

Luther Police Chief David Randall got approval to hire a part-time officer at the February Town Board Meeting. The $10 an hour position will augment the coverage of the Town with the current staff, and four new reserve officers, Randall said. He lobbied for the part-time position instead of a full-time replacement created by the

Applause at the Audit

There were clapping and a collective sigh of relief after an audit presentation to the Luther Town Board of Trustees on Tuesday night. Significant, because just a year ago, the same auditor gave a far different report with a list of findings for improvement and accountability. The audit presented this week covered the fiscal year

Principally speaking and the flu bug

Two of three Luther Public Schools’ principals are approved to continue on for another school year. Elementary Principal Sheila Wilson and Middle School Principal Shawn Meek had their positions renewed for the 2018-2019 school year after the school board met for less than 30 minutes to evaluate the administrators. The board also accepted the resignation

Roundup: catching up on the news for our Town

There’s a lot of information and news piling up. To try to catch up, here’s a ROUNDUP of various information for your calendar, your information and your action. TOWN – $90,000 judgement Remember the former Town Treasurer and Clerk who was convicted on nine felony counts of stealing money from the Town of Luther? Donita Roby

The price of water

On the bright side, Luther water customers got out of paying for increased water rates for a few months. However, an apparent software glitch that didn’t apply the new hike to customers last September has been fixed. Higher water bills have gone out this month, as evidenced by the increased number of phone calls at

Oklahoma Free Wheel Stopping in Luther

It’s official. The Oklahoma Free Wheel has finally announced its 2018 tour schedule featuring LUTHER as one of the stops. The annual recreational bike ride across the state is making a stop in Luther June 12 – 13, 2018. It’s part of a celebration of the Mother Road, a tour along Route 66 that begins