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July 22, 2017

Community

Kindness Rocks

Have you seen them? Tucked on business windowsills, on park benches and other places meant to be found, little painted rocks signal that The Kindness Rocks Project has made it to our area. The whimsical rocks were first spotted in Luther several days ago. Actually, they would be spotted, and then they would disappear from

Community

Say Yes to the Venue: Eleven Oaks Ranch

The first time Jessica and Ira saw Eleven Oaks Ranch, Luther’s new event venue, the building was a shell. Shop lights showed bare 2x4s and sawdust. Even though today the grounds are lush green and landscaped, that day it was just dirt outside. But it didn’t take long for the couple to say yes to

Community

Not Parks AND Rec; Just Parks

    The Town of Luther has a new Parks Commission. After updating ordinances governing such a commission, the Town Board of Trustees, at ites July 10 meeting, selected five community members to serve as unpaid volunteer commissioners. Six candidates attended the meeting, but there are only five spots on the commission. Noting all of

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Town

Bank trade, Fire Chief’s resignation on agenda tonight

The Luther Town Board meets for its Regular monthly meeting tonight at 7pm at the Community Center. The Luther Register will broadcast it on FB Live if you want to watch but can not attend. Visit the Luther Register’s Facebook page to find it.  Read the agenda here posted on the Town’s updated website. Agenda highlights:

Sports

Hufnagel and Byrne at IFYR

  Many thanks to the public relations staff at the International Finals Youth Rodeo in Shawnee. They are watching Cobie for us! Cobie and her team roping partner, Makenzy Byrne, are competing along with 850 other high school rodeo athletes at the 25th annual IFYR. Having not made top 15 in their first GO, Hufnagel

Community

LOUD but no problem at power plant

OGE company spokeswoman Kathleen O’Shea told The Luther Register  that there was a power trip at the plant. She explained it’s similar to a power blink in a home, but on a much bigger scale. 

Community

Hufnagel headed to IFYR

(SHAWNEE, Okla.) − Cobie Hufnagel of Luther, Oklahoma, is competing in the 25th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo held July 9-14 at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Hufnagel is participating in the world’s richest youth rodeo, hoping to win her share of more than $250,000 in prize money and championship saddles

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Fire

Luther Fire Chief Leaves for Marlow

Luther Fire Chief Jason Miller has been offered the Fire Chief position in Marlow, Oklahoma. His last day as Luther’s chief is July 17, 2017. Chief Miller has served as Luther’s first paid fire chief for the last six years. He said the decision was tough, but the opportunity to lead a bigger department in

Community

Holiday Planning

What are your Fourth of July plans? If you are sticking around home, be sure to celebrate the holiday at Luther’s Wildhorse Park at 8:30 pm.  Thanks to Luther’s First Bank & Trust and Rustic Farms for the donations for the show that is expected to light up the sky. Rumor has it that the

Community

Fireworks Row

It’s sure to be a big #lutherlocal day for Fireworks Row. Since June 20, two fireworks stands have been open and ready on either side of the Dollar General, facing Highway 66, east of Town to serve the public with all of their fireworks needs with smoke bombs, firecrackers and all of the other things

Community

Growing Pains: Public Discusses Bank Swap

It’s a good “problem” to have, if you want to call it a problem. You might want to call it opportunity. Luther’s First Bank & Trust is out of room for its employees and out of room for customers to park on Main Street. The bank is growing because Luther citizens are seeking more loans

Community

Accident Closed Hwy 66

A late afternoon injury accident Tuesday on Hwy 66 in Luther at the turn-in for the gas station, Jarvis Liquor and Chicken Shack shut down the road for a couple of hours between Peebly and Luther Roads. Two vehicles were involved in the wreck. It seems the westbound vehicle slammed into an eastbound vehicle apparently

Crime

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

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