“It’s a disappointment. The whole department went against me … it’s kind of stressful it didn’t go in my favor but I have the support of citizens and my family. I’m going to put in applications and go somewhere different.” With that comment, the ten-year career of Mike Oliver with the Luther Police Department ended.
For the first time since The Luther Register began online publishing two years ago, we have a report of the number of tickets issued by the Luther Police Department. New LPD Chief David Randall included the numbers in his November monthly report presented at the Town’s Board of Trustees December 12 meeting. The report marked
Ktara Brinkley was enjoying some leftovers from dining out the night before at The Chicken Shack and watching a Red Box movie with her family, rented from Luther’s Dollar General, when she got the call. The Saturday night call was from a representative from the Town of Luther’s Parks Commission with the news that her
The sale of some town-owned property to the local bank brought some nods and support via comments and chatter around town. But some are still worried about the loss of the basketball court. The land the Luther First Bank & Trust, soon-to-be Bancfirst, purchased currently is the space where a public basketball/tennis court is, as
Luther’s First Bank and Trust was the only bidder on a 1.75-acre parcel of surplus land offered by the Town of Luther. The bank offered $75,000 for the land that faces Highway 66 and is just to the east of the Dollar General store, east of Luther. Bids were accepted beginning 15 days ago until Noon
Two meetings and two nights at Luther Town Hall. On Monday night, the “Rural Urbanism Committee” met for the second of three Public Hearings about a Comprehensive Plan for the Town. But no one from the public showed up. Another meeting is scheduled December 18 at 6 pm at Town Hall. Public feedback is sought
Luther’s merchants are gearing up for the holiday shopping season with a chance to win $600. The Luther Parks Commission organized the campaign as part of a public-private effort with participation from several donors, restaurants, and shops. Beginning Friday, November 24, participating shoppers can receive one raffle ticket for every $10 spent at participating retailers.
If you could see into the future, what would your town look like? There is a renewed effort in Luther to come up with a Master Plan for the town. Those involved are quick to emphasize that such a Master Plan doesn’t mean it’s a final plan, but it is a guiding post to chart
The Luther Parks Commission meets Thursday evening for a regular meeting. The commission members were appointed and go to work just about three months ago and had their first event last weekend with the townwide Trunk or Treat. On the agenda is a look at events for the rest of the year and next year.
The Luther Town Board offered the job of Police Chief to David Randall at Tuesday’s Special Meeting. The selection came after a final round of interviews with four applicants; and forty minutes of discussion in executive session by the four member board. Trustee Ron Henry did not attend. David Randall, 46, currently is a Lieutenant with