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October 20, 2017

Ron Henry

Border fight: misdemeanor filed against Henry

Turns out when the Oklahoma County District Attorney’s office dismissed felony trespassing charges against Luther Town Trustee Ron Henry earlier this month, they were planning to refile some of the charges as a misdemeanor. That misdemeanor charge was filed Thursday. The charges, first filed in August 2016, stem from a dispute between Henry and his

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

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

The old lawsuit against the school

A lot of news gathering involves checking files, making calls, verifying information, and waiting for return calls and email replies. Then there’s time to write. It always takes longer than I think it should. But it’s a necessary part of the process. Agencies that utilize the internet make it easier to check court records and

A Town Election in April

Tuesday night marks the last Town Board meeting before the filing period for candidates interested in serving on the Luther Town Board of Trustees. The public meeting is at 7:00 pm at 18120 E Hogback Road at the Luther Community Building. If you cannot attend, the meeting will be broadcast live on The Luther Register’s

Wheels of Justice for Henrys

The Oklahoma County District Courthouse was so busy this morning, one lawyer pushing his way into a courtroom said, “It’s Black Friday for justice! On sale today.” It was an interesting juxtaposition of hustle and bustle, as lawyers whispered with clients in corners, prosecutors carried large case files, and family members and those accused of this

Canning the Town Attorney (again)

Less than a week after one Town Trustee was charged with felonies involving voter fraud, and the accompanying investigation indicates the mayor was complicit in the fraud (she is not charged), the Town Board is calling a Special Meeting and sources say the agenda is to fire the town attorney. It’s been no secret that some

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