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April 21, 2018

Town of Luther

Emergency Manager Needed

Tornado, Fire, Flood. Unfortunately, in the last dozen years or so, Luther has experienced all of them, as we well remember. The Town Board of Trustees met this week to talk about emergency plans. The fire chief, police chief and school superintendent attended. But the bulk of the meeting was spent, not on emergency plans,

Now Hiring

The Town of Luther is hiring. There are openings for a part-time police officer, a contracted Town attorney and a full-time Court Clerk. Several simultaneous openings have the Town trying to get the word out to attract qualified applicants. Click on the Town’s website page for details. Applications are being accepted through March 12. Looking

Henry takes plea, resigns from Town Board

Luther Town Trustee Ron Henry took a plea deal on his voter fraud charge before his trial was to begin Monday. He confirmed to The Luther Register that he will resign immediately from the Town Board of Trustees. It appears in the deal, Mr. Henry gave an Alford Plea of Guilty (a guilty plea by

Applause at the Audit

There were clapping and a collective sigh of relief after an audit presentation to the Luther Town Board of Trustees on Tuesday night. Significant, because just a year ago, the same auditor gave a far different report with a list of findings for improvement and accountability. The audit presented this week covered the fiscal year

Cleaning up The Town

Memories of Mrs. Moore walking her little poodle in the evenings, and Mr. Moore walking down to the end of Main Street to his barber shop came flooding back to some Luther Residents on Tuesday as the little house where the Moores once lived was demolished. With a date of 1915, according to Oklahoma County

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

Oliver fights for LPD job

Former Luther Police Sgt. Mike Oliver is fighting for his job. Dismissed from LPD on November 15, Oliver is expected to pursue an appeals process. A Special Town Meeting Tuesday, November 28, will start the appeal in motion. The agenda item calls for the naming of a review board that state law dictates must be made

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