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June 25, 2018

Lewis Moore

ELECTION: House District 96

With the push toward the Oklahoma primary on June 26, Luther voters are learning more about the candidates. There are four candidates seeking to represent Luther and surrounding areas in the Oklahoma House in House District 96. The legislative seat has been held by Arcadia Republican Lewis Moore.  There are two Republican and two Democrat candidates

Capitol Rally to STOP the Turnpikes

The crowd numbered upwards of 150 folks – united in their anger and opposition to not one, but two metro turnpikes to be built as part of the controversial Driving Forward Oklahoma turnpike program. Organized by the Eastern Oklahoma County anti-turnpike coalition, Wednesday’s state capitol anti-turnpike rally also featured neighbors from the other side of

STOP: Lawmaker questions turnpike dependency

In the six months since the controversial Driving Forward turnpike program was unveiled amid fanfare at a  State Capitol event Oct. 29, 2015, barely an elected official has questioned the $600 million program that includes the proposed Eastern Oklahoma Turnpike. Until now. On Thursday, State Rep. Lewis Moore called for a moratorium on all turnpikes in

Polach leaves House Race

The Luther resident challenging State Rep. Lewis Moore for the District 96 seat says she will drop out of the race. Amber Polach said she filed for the office last Friday afternoon because she was concerned no one else would challenge the incumbent. Polach is an educator and a vocal critic of the new Eastern