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August 16, 2017

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Police Chief’s Job on Meeting Agenda

There’s no getting any comment from the Town Board, or from the Luther Police Department, but a surprise Special Meeting was posted Tuesday afternoon. The employment of the police chief and the patrol division chief is on the agenda. There’s no comment from the powers that be because the action involves “personnel” matters. But speculation?

Compromise on the water rate hike

Mayor Jenni White said, “We are not in the business of hurting our residents.  But we have to do what is best based on the information we have.”

Water Rate Hike Talk

The Luther Town Board of Trustees will “consider, discuss and possibly act” to raise water (and sewer) fees at Tuesday night’s Luther Public Works Authority meeting. Vice Mayor Jason Roach said the proposal would raise water rates about $4 a month for the first 2,000 gallons of water used for residential users. Commercial users, such

Parks Commission Organizes

The Luther Parks Commission met for the first time Thursday, August 3. The agenda called for the group to decide when and where to meet, choose officers from among themselves, hear about a grant opportunity and to dream. Meetings will be the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm at Town Hall. To name

Fire Chief Payback

Before former Luther Fire Chief Jason Miller left the Town of Luther in mid-July, town leaders worked with attorneys, accountants and advisors to update a promissory note involving funds Miller owes the Town. The issue has been ongoing, but The Luther Register had not covered it. For one thing, it was a personnel matter, and even

Not Parks AND Rec; Just Parks

    The Town of Luther has a new Parks Commission. After updating ordinances governing such a commission, the Town Board of Trustees, at ites July 10 meeting, selected five community members to serve as unpaid volunteer commissioners. Six candidates attended the meeting, but there are only five spots on the commission. Noting all of

Give us a sign

“We’re putting Luther on the map,” Mayor White said.

Bank trade, Fire Chief’s resignation on agenda tonight

The Luther Town Board meets for its Regular monthly meeting tonight at 7pm at the Community Center. The Luther Register will broadcast it on FB Live if you want to watch but can not attend. Visit the Luther Register’s Facebook page to find it.  Read the agenda here posted on the Town’s updated website. Agenda highlights:

Luther Fire Chief Leaves for Marlow

Luther Fire Chief Jason Miller has been offered the Fire Chief position in Marlow, Oklahoma. His last day as Luther’s chief is July 17, 2017. Chief Miller has served as Luther’s first paid fire chief for the last six years. He said the decision was tough, but the opportunity to lead a bigger department in

Growing Pains: Public Discusses Bank Swap

It’s a good “problem” to have, if you want to call it a problem. You might want to call it opportunity. Luther’s First Bank & Trust is out of room for its employees and out of room for customers to park on Main Street. The bank is growing because Luther citizens are seeking more loans

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