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March 21, 2018


A big hoax

No credible threat against Luther High School exists, according to Luther Police Chief David Randall. A statement released this morning said that interviews with the suspects who threatened to “shoot up Luther High School” led authorities to believe the incident was a host. Still, 18-year-old Kristian Flanigan could face charges. Flanigan was picked up sometime

FBI has Flanigan

  Word from Luther Police Department that the alleged suspect in the threat against the school is being interviewed by federal authorities. No word on whether the suspect, Kristian Flanigan, is under arrest. He was picked up sometime Monday and is being questioned by the FBI. Last Friday, Flanigan allegedly posted on Snapchat that he

FBI Searches for Flanigan

Luther Police Chief David Randall says it appears numbers are down at school today as classes resumed after Spring Break under a cloud of a threat made against the high school, and he answered lots of questions from parents and teachers during dropoff. Randall said the student, identified as Kristian Flanigan, used SnapChat to say

On alert for Monday

UPDATE 3/18/18 4:20 PM: Luther Police will have a presence at each school campus tomorrow to ensure the safety of the students while the investigation into the threats continues. Over the weekend, LPD has repeatedly checked the school properties with no incidents to report. Contact with the Tulsa agencies in reference to further interviews of

Pre-emptive Protection, LHS receives threat

Luther school parents received an alarming automated call Friday morning about a threat against the school that is being investigated by authorities. Superintendent Barry Gunn told The Luther Register the threat was made on social media by two individuals and one is thought to be a former Luther student, and the location was possibly in

Long Awaited School Audit Released

It took almost two and a half years, but the audit conducted by the State Auditor & Inspector’s Office was finally released today, March 18, 2018. The Luther Register’s first story about the cititzen’s petition being submitted to the state calling for the investigative audit was  back in November of 2015. For some time, we have

Line in the sand, teachers demand raise or they walk

The Oklahoma Education Association leveled a threat to the Oklahoma Legislature in a news conference on Thursday:  fund a pay raise for the teachers, support personnel and state employees by April 1, 2018, when they are required by law to have a budget, or they’re walking out on Monday, April 2. The teachers want a $6,000

Championing the Team; Championing the Teachers

Talk of a state basketball tournament and a “teacher walkout” highlighted conversation at the March 5, 2018, Luther School Board meeting. Business was also conducted with the swearing in of board member CJ Cavin to a full term, the re-election of the board officers and the contract approval of certified teachers. Steve Broudy was re-elected

Principally speaking and the flu bug

Two of three Luther Public Schools’ principals are approved to continue on for another school year. Elementary Principal Sheila Wilson and Middle School Principal Shawn Meek had their positions renewed for the 2018-2019 school year after the school board met for less than 30 minutes to evaluate the administrators. The board also accepted the resignation

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