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May 24, 2018

Community

Freewheel is coming, get the tshirt

The Luther Parks Commission sponsored a design contest for a t-shirt to promote both Luther and the Oklahoma Freewheel bicycle tour that is stopping in our town on June 12. Wynn Gochenour had the winning design. You might have met Wynn down at the Chicken Shack. It’s where her brother, Eddie, is the owner of the

Election 2018

Election Season: County Commission

Attention voters, are you doing your research? Election season is in full swing, and candidates are working to get their names known before the primary vote on June 26. In addition to the state-wide elections such as governor, there are three Oklahoma County races to consider in Luther and Eastern Oklahoma County.  Registered voters will

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Obituary

OBITUARY: Bob Sumner

Robert W. (Bob) Sumner, 75, of Enid passed away on May 9, 2018.  A beloved husband, father and grandfather, he will be greatly missed. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Monday, May 14, 2018, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Enid Oklahoma. A Celebration of Life will then be held at 3:00 pm

Community

Rethink Your Drink

When Oklahoma Freewheel Bicyclists ride into Luther on June 12, they’ll have plenty of water and ice, thanks to a sponsorship the Luther Parks Commission received on the Town’s behalf from the Oklahoma County TSET Healthy Living Program. The $400 sponsorship was presented during the May 3 Parks Commission Meeting by Joshua Trope who is

Crime

Dispute between neighbors lands one in jail

A neighbors’ dispute over a dog erupted into gunfire and a neighbor going to the Logan County jail. The alleged incident happened on Thursday, May 3, 2018, in the Logan County portion of Luther on Charter Oak Road between Luther Road and Dobbs. According to Logan County Sheriff’s reports, Jane Martin, 69, aimed a gun

Community

Benefit Fund for Christian Hardison

An account is set up at Luther’s BancFirst to collect funds for the family of Christian Hardison as they prepare for his funeral. The account name is “Benefit Fund for Christian Hardison.” Donations can be made at any BancFirst location. Meantime, Luther seventh graders are coping as they are back in school together for the

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Community

Meet at the River

Friends and family of Christian Hardison will gather on a bridge of the Deep Fork River at Sunday noon. They are gathering to remember the 13-year-old who accidentally drowned there Friday. Cynthia Wishon said the gathering is the idea of her son, Marcus, who is the boy who tried to save his friend when Christian

Town

Water Trouble for Luther

UPDATE: TOWN OF LUTHER WATER RESTORED SATURDAY EVENING. FROM THE TOWN OF LUTHER: As our crew said, “We are back in business!” The repair has been made and water has been restored to the Town of Luther. We thank all of our community for your patience throughout the afternoon and evening, and apologize for any inconvenience

Community

Deep Fork Tragedy

A 13-year-old Luther boy accidentally drowned Friday in the Deep Fork River. The medical examiner must disclose the child’s identity, however, in our small town, many know and are praying and rushing to the aid of the family. It goes without saying that we are all shocked and heartbroken. Oklahoma City Fire Batallion Chief Benny

Education

Parsons wins State FFA Office

This just in, straight from the convention floor in Oklahoma City at the State FFA Convention … we hear that Luther High School Senior and Luther FFA President Makala Parsons has been elected Central Area Vice President of the State FFA. It’s the first time a Luther High Student has been elected to statewide FFA

Education

LHS Seniors Decision Day

The begining of May signals the whirlwind of end-of-year activities at Luther Public Schools. Today, the graduating class was recognized as each graduate signed a “letter of intent” and proclaimed their next steps after recieving their high school diplomas. Counselor Angie Cox praised the Class of 2018, describing the 61 graduates as “sharp, even though

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