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June 20, 2018

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Remembering Washington School

In 1940, Rosetta Coleman took the bus from her home in Jones to her high school in Luther. Three years later she graduated from the “school on the big red hill,” Luther’s Booker T Washington High School. This past Saturday night, Ms. Coleman spryly took the stage at the Washington School Reunion at Luther’s Community

A Flea Market through the Open Door

Luther’s Open Door Assembly of God will host its annual Flea Market this Saturday, June 23 at its building at 310 S Ash. Vendors are still being accepted for the day-long event and the church members are getting the word out to shoppers and bargain hunters. “We are continuing in our efforts to raise money

Farmer’s Market at Josephine’s Cafe

How does your garden grow? This time of year the chitchat with neighbors comes with questions like, “Your tomatoes coming in?” or “What are you doing about squash bugs this year?” There’s also talk about rain or lack of it, and the unusual weather of winter-spring that put many gardens behind. But for those whose

The New Town Budget

The Town of Luther Board of Trustees meets in a Public Hearing and Special Meeting tonight, June 14, to consider a budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1. For next year, the Trustees propose a budget based on about $702,000 with expenses at about $650,000.. Town Trustee Lea Ann Jackson, CPA, said

GRADUATION SERIES: Fesler & Stottlemyre

EDITOR’S NOTE: Congratulations to the Class of 2018. To keep the limelight on the busy graduation season,  we are highlighting some speeches that were delivered on the graduation and other stages.These words show wisdom beyond years, hope beyond cynicism, faith past understanding … and some laughs too. The words will echo Mother Teresa, Barry Gunn and

Turner Turnpike Closures

Turnpike travelers, take note: the Turner Turnpike will have numerous overnight closures starting June 7 as construction ramps up on the new Eastern Oklahoma County Turnpike. Motorists will have be detoured to State Highway 66. The closures are to accommodate installation of bridge beams near Luther Road on the new interchange that connects the Turner

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