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February 21, 2018

Town of Luther

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

Forty-One Apply for Luther Police Chief

The Luther Board of Trustees has stopped collecting resumes for the open position of Luther Police Chief. Forty resumes were received as of the close of the filing period on Wednesday, and one more was found Thursday in an email spam folder, town officials said. The Board is expected to pick their top eight resumes

Water Rate Hike Talk

The Luther Town Board of Trustees will “consider, discuss and possibly act” to raise water (and sewer) fees at Tuesday night’s Luther Public Works Authority meeting. Vice Mayor Jason Roach said the proposal would raise water rates about $4 a month for the first 2,000 gallons of water used for residential users. Commercial users, such

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