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December 15, 2017

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Clean Up Clean Up

Although it’s a holiday weekend, the Town of Luther grabbed its only open Saturday without a variety of activities such as youth sports for a Town cleanup day. At 8am until Noon Saturday, volunteers can meet at Town Hall to fan out and tackle beautification projects in Town proper, like sweeping Main Street or weeding

Fence dispute leads to lawsuit against Town and School

On a Monday night in Luther, Wildhorse Park was packed. There were families picnicking at the playgrounds, Little League football and cheer teams were practicing for this weekend’s games. A volunteer over at the baseball field was mowing. And there was a Lady Lions Softball game going against Stroud. The stands were full. The bleachers,

RESIGNED: Police Chief Thurman

“I’ve been in law enforcement for 23 years and have been with the Town of Luther for seven years. I want the Town to know I’m here for the Town of Luther and safety of the people. I will always have an open door for the citizens of Luther to come to me with their concerns.

Along with my fellow officers in town, we will work together to get through this as a team while I’m in the position as acting chief,” Deputy Chief Mike Class told The Luther Register.

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?

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

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