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May 24, 2017

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Sales Tax Collections Up

The slight uptick could reflect the new businesses in town including The Chicken Shack, 116 Farmstead Market & Table, Rustic Farm, DJ’s BBQ and Urban 66. None of those businesses were open a year ago.

A new mayor and other town board happenings

The new mayor of Luther is Jenni White. At the new town board’s first meeting, her fellow trustees voted White as mayor and Jason Roach as vice mayor. Both were elected in April along with Paxton Cavin and Trandy Langston. Ron Henry is the fifth trustee. “Thank you. I appreciate that. The agenda has my

A new way to do meetings

The Luther Town Board adopted a new policy for meetings. A unanimous vote by the new Board at its first meeting Tuesday night puts the new procedures into practice. From submitting agenda items by the first of the month to publishing the agenda the Friday before a Tuesday meeting, the board says its new policies

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,

A budget workshop

Before the new Luther Town Board of Trustees meets for its first official meeting to conduct town business, members are having a budget workshop. The new elected officials are working against the clock to have the budget set before a June 30 deadline, and have asked for departments such as the fire department, police department, Town

Town Meeting, no action

The new Luther Board of Trustees will meet Thursday evening in a Special Meeting. But they will take no votes. They will talk to each other, in an open forum, and hear from the public. Oklahoma Open Meetings laws prohibit a trustee from talking about town business with more than two trustees (they can speak with

Final Numbers

The outgoing Luther Town Trustees met Tuesday night in their final regular meeting. Mayor Cecilia Taft, and Trustees Birlene Langley, Carolyn Lawson and Andy McDaniels will leave office officially on Monday, April 17. There was apparently a couple of pages worth of agenda items for the board to consider before the agenda was published Monday, however, the

Rustic Farm is part of our Great State

Turn south on Luther Road at Hwy 66, also called Ash, go past the Sonic and the Feed Store, and turn west at DJ’s BBQ past the railroad tracks. Turn south at Josephine’s Cafe. That’s how you find Main Street. But if you stay on Ash, you’ll find other businesses too like the insurance agent and

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

Community Egg Hunt & Shopping

Saturday is egg hunt day in Luther. It’s also shopping day. Thanks to many donors who contributed eggs, candy, quarters and other prices, including Josephine’s Cafe and The First Bank & Trust of Luther among others, the lawn at Wildhorse Park in Luther should be a sea of colored eggs Saturday, April 8, 2017. The

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