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August 20, 2017

Paxton Cavin

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.

Training up a Town Board

Luther Town Trustees took off from their day jobs and businesses to participate in required daylong training provided by the Oklahoma Municipal League. The four new Trustees heard presentations about budgeting, meeting decorum, employment issues and the Open Meetings law among other things. According to OML, state law requires each person elected for the first time to

A new mayor and other town board happenings

The new mayor of Luther is Jenni White. At the new town board’s first meeting, her fellow trustees voted White as mayor and Jason Roach as vice mayor. Both were elected in April along with Paxton Cavin and Trandy Langston. Ron Henry is the fifth trustee. “Thank you. I appreciate that. The agenda has my

Town Meeting, no action

The new Luther Board of Trustees will meet Thursday evening in a Special Meeting. But they will take no votes. They will talk to each other, in an open forum, and hear from the public. Oklahoma Open Meetings laws prohibit a trustee from talking about town business with more than two trustees (they can speak with

Cavin wins (again)

Paxton Cavin will join three new trustees on the Luther Town Board now that provisional ballots have been added to the results of the April 4, 2017, election. Oklahoma County Election Board members Anita DeToy, Jim Huff and Doug Sanderson met Friday afternoon to accept the provisional ballots that were cast but not counted on

On the edge of our seats

The latest news from the Oklahoma County Election Board is that the election board staff is recommending the three “provisional ballots” be accepted for counting late Friday afternoon. And the Election Board is expected to accept that recommendation. It means the three votes in the Luther Town Trustee election will be added to the results

Getting to work

Not wasting time, the new members elected to the Luther Board of Trustees have planned a meeting Monday to hear ideas and talk amongst themselves before they are sworn into office a week later. The public is invited. Monday, April 10 6:30 pm Community Center Trustee-Elect Jenni White said she checked with the Oklahoma Municipal League

A new Board for Luther

In unofficial returns, all incumbents on the Luther Town Board of Trustees have been unseated in the April 4, 2017, election. In the most dramatic result, the current mayor only received five votes. These are unofficial returns, subject to change upon counting and certification later this week by the Election Board. Congratulations to all candidates

Candidate Forum: March 21

As the 2017 municipal election for Luther Town Trustees nears, The Luther Register is teaming up with Broken Horn Ranch Events Center and other sponsors to host a candidate forum. Luther Town Trustee Candidate Forum Tuesday, March 21, 2017 5:30 pm – Reception 6:15 pm – Candidate Forum Broken Horn Ranch Events Center 19680 North

Candidate Questions Special Meeting

A candidate for Luther Town Board is calling on the Board to cancel Thursday’s Special Board Meeting saying it is unnecessary and poses concern. Paxton Cavin posted her statement today. “The point of special meetings is to take care of business that comes up but can’t wait until a regular meeting.  The regular meeting is

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