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June 25, 2017

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Fireworks will go on

“The people of Luther have been great to the First Bank & Trust and this is a small way for them to give back to the Town,” said Holman.

Roadwork on Highway 66

Remember before the Oklahoma Legislature adjourned, and there was that flashing portable sign on the roadside on Highway 66 just east of town? You probably saw that sign that flashed something like “the road project was stalled because of a lack of state funding?” Apparently the money was freed up, because there’s a work zone,

Adopt A Boom, Fireworks Campaign

Would you pitch in to have a Town fireworks show? The Town of Luther itself is not fronting the cost this year for the show that traditionally shoots off at Wildhorse Park. However, Fire Chief Jason Miller said an offer stumbled across his desk that could provide a way to have the show. The new

Half-Million dollar grant comes to Eastern Oklahoma County

The federal government will give $500,000 to the Eastern Oklahoma County Partnership to pay for master planning work and to make the area more attractive for job growth. Some of the grant money will come to Luther. A news release from EOCP announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce – Economic Development Administration (EDA) investment

The Sheriff Comes to Luther

Acting Oklahoma County Sheriff PD Taylor continues his tour of unincorporated areas of the county to talk about “recent budget decisions out of his control.” Those decisions, he says, could jeopardize patrols in rural areas of the county, including Luther. He will host a public meeting on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Luther Community

Graduate notes

Luther Lions alumnus Eddie Martinez is a new college graduate. In a news release from Oklahoma Baptist University, The Luther Register was notified that Martinez was one of 300 graduates who earned a degree at May commencement exercises. He studied pre-allied health and rehab science. OBU is in Shawnee. WILLIAMS GRABS UCO SCHOLARSHIP The University

For your planning

It’s our first week of June and things are happening in Luther. Most importantly, does everyone know the SNOW CONE stand is OPEN? Heather Johnson is operating it this summer and is ready to serve you. Tiger’s Blood. Wedding Cake. Margarita. She has all the classic flavors and some new ones (and good ice!). Open

Memorial Day

Decoration Day is here. For the last several days, community volunteers and family members have visited the Luther Cemetery to decorate the graves of loved ones and heroes who rest there. Small American flags mark each veteran’s grave of soldiers who were enlisted and served in conflicts dating back to World War I, and possibly the Civil

Sheriff budget issue could cost Luther

“If the OCSO is forced to reduce its patrol, our department stands ready to assist them. It will be a tough job but our department is up for the challenge. We can do our part to help out in this time of need. Taking call or helping with their extra patrol anyway we can,” said Thurman.

FLEA MARKET: Open Door Assembly of God

Luther’s Open Door Assembly of God will hold a FLEA MARKET on Saturday June 3, 2017 all day. They want us all to come shop that day … but they also want vendors to buy booth space. The event is to raise funds for a new sanctuary. Organizer Virginia Smith says they will accept a

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