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July 17, 2018

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Hay Fire Contained

Hay baling in July is hard hot work. The pay off comes in winter for the animals when it’s cold. A regular Monday haying on a field on Covell turned dramatic when the hay caught fire. Seems the hay sparked maybe because a bearing was lost on the baler. Flames spread over an acre or

August Ballot

The June primary in Oklahoma advanced several candidates in several races to a run-off election, on August 28. That means we get to vote again in a few weeks. Here is a primary ballot rundown for voters in Luther (Oklahoma County). Again, voters have ballots featuring only candidates in their party affiliation. GOVERNOR – Libertarian

Staying Tick Aware

Fever? Rash? Fatigue? It’s the time of year where a summer sickness brings the inevitable question, “do I have a tick-borne illness?”  The question is valid in the Summer of 2018. Dr. Mindy Cail says she has diagnosed several tick-borne illnesses this season. “I just diagnosed my fourth case of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever this summer,

Get your Goat

UPDATE: The goat is home. And the LPD cruiser might have a fresh clean. This is either, a new recruit for the Luther Police Department or a missing goat. Chief David Randall picked up this lost goat along Luther Road between Covell and Coffee Creek on Tuesday afternoon. Regardless, it’s the picture of the day, or

Luther Man Charged with Negligent Homicide

A January accident that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist has led to charges against a Luther man. The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s office said several months of investigation led to the one count of negligent homicide against 72-year-old John Zachary Gentry. OCSO said their investigation of data determined that Gentry turned directly into the

Toddler Mediflighted After Accident

Luther Police and Fire personnel and other emergency responders are helping at the scene of an accident involving a two-year-old girl who fell from a high chair. Just before 2pm Friday, responders were called to a home north of Luther, off of Covell, and eventually, a medical helicopter was summoned to get the toddler to Children’s

To name a road

Cox Lane Aldrich Avenue Pecan Street Those are your choices for an online public vote to name an unnamed road in Luther. The three choices are the result of another vote on the Town of Luther’s website where nearly 100 suggestions were collected to name the short stretch east of Town that will take you

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