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December 11, 2017

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance

The flag at Luther’s Town Hall is at half-mast to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day. Do you have a story from a loved one who was there on the day that lived in infamy? We remember John Pidcock Senior. He was only 17-years-old when the attack began on Dec 7, 1941. His ship, the USS TANGIER,

Toll hikes and driving forward

We knew it was coming. The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority approved three rate hikes more than a year ago to help pay for the new turnpikes being built. The OTA board reaffirmed the next phase of the hike at its meeting this week. Click here for a copy of 2018 Toll Rates. We’ll start paying more

OPUS Entertainment gives back

In the spirit of the season, one of our #lutherlocal businesses wants to help three families with a Christmas feast. OPUS Entertainment’s Josh Smith and his wife, Stephanie, are asking for nominations. “This year we thought it would be a great idea to help more than one family enjoy the holiday season. And by providing a

The Committee on Bullying Prevention Meets

The agenda was concise but the first meeting at Luther Public Schools of the Bullying Prevention Meeting lasted for two hours, according to Supt. Barry Gunn. He said they covered a lot of ground. The committee met November 29, in response to an outcry from some parents accusing some administrators of ignoring the problem. The discussion

Oliver Not Fired, but on Admin Leave

He was terminated, and now he is suspended with pay. And that’s about all we know about Luther Police Department Sargeant Mike Oliver. The Town of Luther’s Facebook page posted the following notice Friday morning. It was on November 15, 2017, that Sgt. Oliver confirmed that he was brought into the police department and terminated.

Book sale for Headstart

If you like books, baked goods and raffle items, the Luther Armstrong Headstart has a deal for you. To raise money for Christmas gifts for the enrolled students, the Headstart Parent Association is having a Used Book/Bake Sale and Raffle on Saturday, December 2, at the Community Center. If you have books to donate, contact

Oliver fights for LPD job

Former Luther Police Sgt. Mike Oliver is fighting for his job. Dismissed from LPD on November 15, Oliver is expected to pursue an appeals process. A Special Town Meeting Tuesday, November 28, will start the appeal in motion. The agenda item calls for the naming of a review board that state law dictates must be made

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