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March 17, 2018


Oklahoma Free Wheel Stopping in Luther

It’s official. The Oklahoma Free Wheel has finally announced its 2018 tour schedule featuring LUTHER as one of the stops. The annual recreational bike ride across the state is making a stop in Luther June 12 – 13, 2018. It’s part of a celebration of the Mother Road, a tour along Route 66 that begins


It might always be a “great day to be a Lion” but it was also a busy day to be a LION on Saturday. A group of senior football players hustled to Alva for another look at Northwestern Oklahoma State University (note: Letter of Intent initial signing day is February 7), then drove back (no

Luther Homeschool Basketball Standout in the running

Raelene Eddens is having a whirlwind senior year. She plays for the nationally ranked homeschool basketball program, Oklahoma City Storm, and is currently a top online vote getter for VYPE’s 2018 Miss Basketball Oklahoma Award. Earlier this school year, Eddens signed to play college hoops with Oral Roberts University. The oldest child of Luther residents Pat and Hellen

Bank Buys Town Land for New Building

Luther’s First Bank and Trust was the only bidder on a 1.75-acre parcel of surplus land offered by the Town of Luther. The bank offered $75,000 for the land that faces Highway 66 and is just to the east of the Dollar General store, east of Luther. Bids were accepted beginning 15 days ago until Noon

It’s a #lutherlocal Christmas

Luther’s merchants are gearing up for the holiday shopping season with a chance to win $600. The Luther Parks Commission organized the campaign as part of a public-private effort with participation from several donors, restaurants, and shops. Beginning Friday, November 24, participating shoppers can receive one raffle ticket for every $10 spent at participating retailers.

Turnpike Update

UPDATE: Since we posted this update earlier this week, we had a couple of reader questions. Here are the answers supplied by Jack Damrill, communications director, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. I can’t tell from the map what the blue line on 164th street going west from Luther Road signifies, do you know? DAMRILL: “The blue lines

Luther Bank to sell to Bancfirst

The First Bank & Trust, including its branch in Luther will be sold to BancFirst, it was revealed Tuesday. Luther Branch President Gary Roy said the sale will be positive for the Town of Luther emphasizing that the bank is in excellent financial health, so much so that when the owner of the bank, Mr.

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.

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