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March 21, 2018

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A big hoax

No credible threat against Luther High School exists, according to Luther Police Chief David Randall. A statement released this morning said that interviews with the suspects who threatened to “shoot up Luther High School” led authorities to believe the incident was a host. Still, 18-year-old Kristian Flanigan could face charges. Flanigan was picked up sometime

FBI has Flanigan

  Word from Luther Police Department that the alleged suspect in the threat against the school is being interviewed by federal authorities. No word on whether the suspect, Kristian Flanigan, is under arrest. He was picked up sometime Monday and is being questioned by the FBI. Last Friday, Flanigan allegedly posted on Snapchat that he

Luther awarded Great American Cleanup grants

The Luther Parks Commission recently won two grants to help spruce up the Town of Luther. Both awards are through the Great American Cleanup – Oklahoma and Keep Oklahoma Beautiful. From a news release from Keep Oklahoma Beautiful: Participation and in GACOK is open to any individual and organization in Oklahoma. GACOK participants have the

FBI Searches for Flanigan

Luther Police Chief David Randall says it appears numbers are down at school today as classes resumed after Spring Break under a cloud of a threat made against the high school, and he answered lots of questions from parents and teachers during dropoff. Randall said the student, identified as Kristian Flanigan, used SnapChat to say

On alert for Monday

UPDATE 3/18/18 4:20 PM: Luther Police will have a presence at each school campus tomorrow to ensure the safety of the students while the investigation into the threats continues. Over the weekend, LPD has repeatedly checked the school properties with no incidents to report. Contact with the Tulsa agencies in reference to further interviews of

Pre-emptive Protection, LHS receives threat

Luther school parents received an alarming automated call Friday morning about a threat against the school that is being investigated by authorities. Superintendent Barry Gunn told The Luther Register the threat was made on social media by two individuals and one is thought to be a former Luther student, and the location was possibly in

Remembering Barbee Hall

Barbee Joan Hall, 86, of Luther, Oklahoma, passed from this life on March 13, 2018. Barbee was born December 6, 1931, in Elmo, Missouri, to William Benjamin McIntyre and Mae (Colvin) McIntyre. She graduated from Elmo High School and furthered her education in Maryville, Missouri. Barbee Married Harold Hall in 1952 and to this union

Long Awaited School Audit Released

It took almost two and a half years, but the audit conducted by the State Auditor & Inspector’s Office was finally released today, March 18, 2018. The Luther Register’s first story about the cititzen’s petition being submitted to the state calling for the investigative audit was  back in November of 2015. For some time, we have

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Calling everyone with a heart for kids and community! Birlene Langley and friends are putting together another EASTER EGG HUNT for the Community. Let’s help her out with donations of plastic eggs and wrapped candy. Last year, hundreds of eggs were donated and the Town kicked in $300 for the cause. Langley said this is an

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