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August 20, 2017

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Baby Presley

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office released the name of the baby who died in Luther on Friday. She was four-month-old Presley Walker. According to OCSO, the grandmother's name is not being released because she is not charged with a crime. Here is the rest of the news release: LUTHER, OK (August 07, 2017) – Just

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

I love this Town

It’s the morning after. A new day brought fresh pain for many in our community as we remember the terrible apparent accidental death of a baby at Apple Creek Learning Center less than 24 hours ago. A couple of takeaways, one negative and some positive. Stay away from the comments. While comments on the Luther

Death of baby investigated

The heart-wrenching wailing of family members echoed outside the yellow tape perimeter at Apple Creek Learning Center in Luther Friday night. That tape kept them away from the investigation of where a four-month baby girl was discovered dead just after 5pm in a vehicle in the parking lot at the beloved daycare. It appears to

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

Josephine’s For Sale

SPONSORED CONTENT It’s our hometown cafe, and it’s for sale at a lower price. Every realtor you meet says everything sells. Sometimes the timing just has to be right. Maybe now is the time for someone to join #lutherlocal and become the new owners of Josephine’s Cafe. Here’s the listing information and the link to

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

Victim’s Family Sues LPS

Luther Public Schools and the Luther School Board were named in a $6 million tort claim filed by the parents of the victim in the Kyle Whitmus case. The former band director was sentenced earlier this week to 20 years in prison for lewd acts with a minor child. Whitmus, 34, entered a blind plea

Cars, Carnival & Football

Luther’s Wildhorse Park will transform this Saturday with a car show, carnival and vendors. It’s for the Luther Lion YOUTH Football program, the guys in K – sixth grades. They need some new equipment for their upcoming 2017 season. If you have a cool car to enter in the car show, no doubt they’ll be

Twenty Years for Whitmus

Justice takes time. On Monday it took almost eight hours to arrive at a punishment for the former Luther Band Director who chose to let an Oklahoma County District Judge sentence him rather than go to trial. The time since the investigation began into the affair between the 32-year-old teacher who admitted to finding his

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