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July 21, 2018

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GRADUATION SERIES: Lexi Allen

EDITOR’S NOTE: Congratulations to the Class of 2018. As we wind down the busy May of graduations, we are highlighting some of the words shared on stages – some from graduates and some from adults. These words show wisdom beyond years, hope beyond cynicism, faith past understanding … and some laughs too. The words will

A valiant fight, Season ender for Lions

District Champs. Regional Champs. The State Semi-Finals. It was an excellent run by the Luther Lions. But they fell to the Wright City Lumberjax Friday night by seven points. The gym was packed with fans on one side from Wright City who made the four-hour trip from the south-east corner of the state, and from Luther who

Luther’s basketball road to state

For the boys and the girls. The Luther Lions took the Area Champ trophy Friday after beating Nowata 76 – 69. We will wait until Sunday to find out the LIONS’ next game for the State Tournament.  The Lady Lions also earned a WIN earlier today beating Dale 41 – 27, after beating Wyandotte earlier this

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

Luther v ABI: Help Iz help her friend

Word is some Luther dads, teachers and friends have been hard at work on the hardwoods, prepping for the big game this Saturday night. They’re taking on ABI (Amputees Basketball Invigorated) for a benefit basketball game for one of Iz’s friends. Just a year ago, the Luther team met ABI on the court to “Help Iz

Lady Lions beat Wellston

In overtime, the Lady Lions took care of the Wellston Tigers on the hardwoods Friday night. Free throws sealed the deal; plus the hard work of Sophomore Caitlin Bailey who scored 20 points against the Route 66 rivals on the Lions’ home court. The game was nip and tuck all four quarters, with Luther edging Wellston