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August 16, 2017

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Police Chief’s Job on Meeting Agenda

There’s no getting any comment from the Town Board, or from the Luther Police Department, but a surprise Special Meeting was posted Tuesday afternoon. The employment of the police chief and the patrol division chief is on the agenda. There’s no comment from the powers that be because the action involves “personnel” matters. But speculation?

Happiness Counts

When we are positive, our brains become more engaged, creative, motivated, energetic, resilient, and productive at work. – Shawn Achor

New teachers for a new school year

Just in the nick of time, the Luther School Board hired new teachers Monday to start the new school year that begins Thursday. Teachers reported Monday for meetings, policy updates and motivation. Parents will meet teachers Tuesday evening. The 2017-2018 school year is here. Hired Monday night are new certified personnel: Angela Bandy, fifth and

Survey says – Plan EOC

The Eastern Oklahoma County Partnership is asking for your input on a survey to determine what kind of growth you want for your hometown. The survey will take about ten minutes or less to complete and asks question about your age and income; as well as what kind of home you’d like to live in;

Merit Badge of Citizenship

These four young men from BSA Troop 344 of Luther attended Tuesday night’s Luther Town Board meeting. They are pursuing their Citizenship in the Community Merit Badge. They are Josh McMahon, 14; Caleb Sanders, 15; JJ McMahon, 17 and Jakob McMahon, 18. Check out the requirements for the badge from the Boy Scouts of America

Compromise on the water rate hike

Mayor Jenni White said, “We are not in the business of hurting our residents.  But we have to do what is best based on the information we have.”

Apple Creek Reopens

Apple Creek Learning Center reopened Tuesday in Luther. It was closed Monday so staff could regroup and mourn after the tragedy in the parking lot of the daycare facility on Friday evening. That’s when the death of four-month-old Presley Ashton Walker was discovered. It was a horrible tragedy in which the grandmother failed to drop

Baby Presley

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office released the name of the baby who died in Luther on Friday. She was four-month-old Presley Walker. According to OCSO, the grandmother's name is not being released because she is not charged with a crime. Here is the rest of the news release: LUTHER, OK (August 07, 2017) – Just

Water Rate Hike Talk

The Luther Town Board of Trustees will “consider, discuss and possibly act” to raise water (and sewer) fees at Tuesday night’s Luther Public Works Authority meeting. Vice Mayor Jason Roach said the proposal would raise water rates about $4 a month for the first 2,000 gallons of water used for residential users. Commercial users, such

I love this Town

It’s the morning after. A new day brought fresh pain for many in our community as we remember the terrible apparent accidental death of a baby at Apple Creek Learning Center less than 24 hours ago. A couple of takeaways, one negative and some positive. Stay away from the comments. While comments on the Luther

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