With the push toward the Oklahoma primary on June 26, Luther voters are learning more about the candidates. There are four candidates seeking to represent Luther and surrounding areas in the Oklahoma House in House District 96. The legislative seat has been held by Arcadia Republican Lewis Moore. There are two Republican and two Democrat candidates
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Do you remember that survey Luther residents were asked to complete last summer? The Eastern Oklahoma County Partnership, a public-private organization that focuses on economic development, shared a $500,000 grant with its member towns, including Luther, to tackle the work of comprehensive planning for the growing areas. The result of that survey and a year’s work
There’s a first for everything. The Arcadia Round Barn will host its first ever Ukulele Festival on Sunday. The free concert goes from Noon – 5 pm, June 10, and is part of the Round Barn Rendevous Series held every second Sunday of the month in the barn loft. Round Barn volunteer and music aficiondo
The Luther School Board met in its next to last meeting of the fiscal year Monday night. They hired some teachers, a new elementary principal, approved various contracts and were told the district is closing in on having nearly one million dollars in “carry-over” funding to start the next school budget year that begins next
Less than a month before the primary, Republican candidate for Governor Kevin Stitt is making a stop in Luther Wednesday morning. He will be at the 116 Farmstead, Market & Table, on Luther’s Main Street, from 9:30 – 10:30 am with an intention of meeting voters and talking about the issues. There will be complimentary
Driving through Arcadia recently, you might have seen a sign and some preparation for the “Arcadia Farmer’s Market.” It’s just west of the Round Barn at Highway 66 and Division Street. The Arcadia Farmer’s Market opens Saturday, June 9. It signals the promise of a Route 66 corridor Farmer’s Market Tour for towns east of
Luther Police and Fire Departments were among the first responders to a single car accident on the Turner Turnpike at daybreak Saturday. Reports say the driver was ejected. Emergency medical care arrived via helicopter. The early investigation indicated the driver might have fallen asleep at the wheel.