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October 18, 2017


Whitmus Sentencing Mid-day Update

“No one wins today,” said Sam Talley, the defense attorney for former Luther Band Director Kyle Whitmus. He said that in a comment out in the hall of the seventh floor of the Oklahoma County Courthouse before Monday’s proceeding began to sentence his client to crimes of which Whitmus pled guilty. The comment came as

Four Luther Athletes to hear Peyton Manning

Two Luther Lions football stars and two track stars have been selected for recognition at the The Oklahoman’s All-City Prep Sports Awards. The event is billed as a once-in-a-lifetime experience for outstanding high school athletes to be acknowledged for their achievements. Graduates Dakota Pridemore and Tyler Leftwich will represent the Lions because of their successes and

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

Oklahoma County to Help Spruce up LPS

At the June 5, 2017, Luther School Board meeting, the board approved three items to let Oklahoma County do some work for the district at minimal cost. Superintendent Barry Gunn said he was contacted by LPS parent and Oklahoma County District One Superintendent Brian Jasper who offered to help the school district with any projects


You have to be on the ball when it comes to meetings in Luther. The School Board meets tonight. Although it was scheduled and posted properly, normally the board meets the second Monday of the month; except for June when two meetings are scheduled to have July off. Luther Register will be there and broadcast

Wrapping up a year, under budget

The Luther School Board made quick work of its meeting Monday night. Notables from the meeting: All board members attended except for newly appointed member CJ Cavin who had a law school exam. Treasurer Gary Roy reported the district’s checking account shows more funds than it has in recent months because of some ad valorem

Fireworks and budgets: it’s meeting week

The Luther School Board and The Luther Town Board of Trustees have their meetings Monday and Tuesday evenings. Each agenda is packed. Read the school agenda here. Read (part of) the town agenda here. For the school board meeting Monday night, the first agenda item is a memorial acknowledgement of Dr. Sheldon L. Buxton, superintendent,

Tragic news at LPS

Sadness and shock spread through Luther Friday morning when news circulated that outgoing Superintendent Dr. Sheldon Buxton has passed away. Unconfirmed reports say that Dr. Buxton apparently suffered a stroke while driving with his family in another state. More information from authorities is being gathered, but this is the information that was shared at school

Finishing Strong at LPS

Here are some dates to let us know the end of a school year is super busy. Note several events that the public can attend, including the band and choir concert Tuesday, April 25. Graduation is May 9 and the last day of school is May 12! Finish Strong LPS! April 25, Band and Choir

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