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August 20, 2017

Election 2017

A week for Town & School Board Meetings

Those who govern our Town and Luther Public Schools will meet this week for monthly meetings. MONDAY NIGHT: School Board Read the agenda here. Of note is the hiring of a new middle school principal. One name is on the list, and it’s a familiar one, Mr. Shawn Meek, previously known mostly as Coach Meek. He was

Cavin wins (again)

Paxton Cavin will join three new trustees on the Luther Town Board now that provisional ballots have been added to the results of the April 4, 2017, election. Oklahoma County Election Board members Anita DeToy, Jim Huff and Doug Sanderson met Friday afternoon to accept the provisional ballots that were cast but not counted on

On the edge of our seats

The latest news from the Oklahoma County Election Board is that the election board staff is recommending the three “provisional ballots” be accepted for counting late Friday afternoon. And the Election Board is expected to accept that recommendation. It means the three votes in the Luther Town Trustee election will be added to the results

Town Ordinances

What are our Town ordinances? From building codes to traffic rules, what municipal laws guide our Town? Click here for a digital version of the Luther Town Ordinances. But keep this in mind … this version is from 2011, meaning many ordinances have changed or have been updated. The Luther Register posted this link before, but

Getting to work

Not wasting time, the new members elected to the Luther Board of Trustees have planned a meeting Monday to hear ideas and talk amongst themselves before they are sworn into office a week later. The public is invited. Monday, April 10 6:30 pm Community Center Trustee-Elect Jenni White said she checked with the Oklahoma Municipal League

Not over? McDaniels awaits provisional ballots

It will be Friday afternoon before we know who has won the third seat on the Luther Town Board of Trustees. As of now,  Paxton Cavin has a two vote lead over appointed incumbent Andy McDaniels for the third seat on the board for the four-year term. This Friday, the Oklahoma County Election Board will meet

A new Board for Luther

In unofficial returns, all incumbents on the Luther Town Board of Trustees have been unseated in the April 4, 2017, election. In the most dramatic result, the current mayor only received five votes. These are unofficial returns, subject to change upon counting and certification later this week by the Election Board. Congratulations to all candidates

Sign capers

“People may not realize is that stealing a campaign sign, or tampering with a sign, is a crime,” said Luther Police Chief Marcus Thurman. He contacted The Luther Register Sunday after two incumbent candidates for Town Board complained they were losing signs. Chief Thurman said that Carolyn Lawson has lost about ten signs and Andy

Audit Meeting and Looking Ahead

Auditors Williams repeated that much of the Town’s financial issues are the result of chronic turnover in office staff, and bickering among board members.

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