The students are not going to school. And Monday looks to be another momentous day in what will be the sixth day of a teacher walk out. While some Luther teachers are expected to be at the State Capitol again Monday, the school district’s support staff who have been working all along are meeting with
There were clapping and a collective sigh of relief after an audit presentation to the Luther Town Board of Trustees on Tuesday night. Significant, because just a year ago, the same auditor gave a far different report with a list of findings for improvement and accountability. The audit presented this week covered the fiscal year
Auditors Williams repeated that much of the Town’s financial issues are the result of chronic turnover in office staff, and bickering among board members.
The meeting last 2.5 hours, and included a stern talking to by the auditor to the board on findings from the Town audit that covered the time of July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016. The auditor said if the Town doesn’t figure out how to prevent chronic turnover in the office, and bickering among
When Matt Mohr filed for the Luther School Board five years ago, he was unopposed. It took no election for him to join the board. This time, as board president, he’s an incumbent with two challengers. When school district voters go to the polls for the February 14, 2017, election – they’ll choose between Mohr, Tony
CONTAINS UPDATES AS OF 3:30 pm, Tuesday A School Board action Monday night to pause on paying a bill for the state audit turns out to be a moot issue. Board President Matt Mohr asked his board to set aside the $27,057.85 invoice until a legal question could be answered about it. But the check cleared
This is a day for updates. Word from the State Auditor and Inspector’s office about the ongoing audit of Luther Public Schools: Don’t expect anything until the end of January. A citizens petition to call for the audit was approved almost one year ago. SAI Spokesman Trey Davis said one of the auditors working on the Luther case
Hours before the horrible night when Michael Vance allegedly killed two Luther residents, Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel was in Luther, talking about law enforcement, crime, the need for reform in incarceration and mental health treatment. There was even discussion about the audit released before the election. During a late lunch at The Boundary Restaurant, we had a wide-ranging conversation