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March 17, 2018


The basketball court up the hill

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

Bank Buys Town Land for New Building

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

It’s a #lutherlocal Christmas

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.

Parks Commish Opening & Meeting

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.

Police Chief David Randall

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

Controversial Item Pulled

Turns out a controversial agenda item for Tuesday night’s Special Meeting of the Luther Town Board cannot be voted upon tonight because it was worded incorrectly. Mayor Jenni White confirmed the item will not be considered tonight on her Trustee Facebook page.  The main business of tonight’s meeting is to conduct final interviews of four

Police Chief Applicants and Crunching Numbers

Four applicants for Luther Police Chief will have a second-round interview with the Town Board of Trustees, Tuesday, October 17, beginning at 6:30 pm. Three of the four final applicants were featured last week in an article in The Luther Register.  Since then, we have been able to connect with the fourth applicant, David Randall for

Eight Finalists for Luther Police Chief

The Luther Town Board of Trustees Thursday night met behind closed doors to cull down a list of resumes for Luther Police Chief. After an hour, the board reconvened in open session and announced eight names of candidates to be interviewed on October 10. The names are: David Abel Chuck Brewer Virgil Green Ron Lentz

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