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June 17, 2018

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Luther Band Shines in Memphis

“I think I am still in shock but I wanted to say how proud I am of these students. Hard work pays off. For those who didn’t know, the Pride of Luther is the only high school band that has the honor to perform before the Liberty Bowl game. I am truly humbled to be the director of these awesome students,” said Mrs. Donwell.

Guest column: “Luther” Trip to Kenya

Editor’s Note: I have had the privilege to get to know Stephen Kearby at my part-time job at The 116 Farmstead, Market & Table on Main Street in Luther. He likes our decaf coffee and breakfast parfait. Stephen is the Outreach Minister at the Luther Church of Christ and the Community Service Center. When we

Tickets in Luther Town

For the first time since The Luther Register  began online publishing two years ago, we have a report of the number of tickets issued by the Luther Police Department. New LPD Chief David Randall included the numbers in his November monthly report presented at the Town’s Board of Trustees December 12 meeting. The report marked

Sunday Morning Interview: stabbing update

Thanks to Luther Police Chief David Randall who replied with an update on the search for the suspect who stabbed a Luther police officer on Thursday. Read the original story here.  The interview has been lightly edited for grammar and style. LR: Can you assure the community about their safety? Chief Randall: Luther Police Department and

The basketball court up the hill

The sale of some town-owned property to the local bank brought some nods and support via comments and chatter around town. But some are still worried about the loss of the basketball court. The land the Luther First Bank & Trust, soon-to-be Bancfirst, purchased currently is the space where a public basketball/tennis court is, as

Police Officer Stabbed in Luther

News that an officer was stabbed in Luther put a community on edge Thursday afternoon; and news that the suspect who hurt him has not been caught keep tensions high for residents in the search area. Luther Police Chief David Randall posted a statement on Facebook just before 8pm saying the incident occurred before 2pm December

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

Pearl Harbor Remembrance

The flag at Luther’s Town Hall is at half-mast to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day. Do you have a story from a loved one who was there on the day that lived in infamy? We remember John Pidcock Senior. He was only 17-years-old when the attack began on Dec 7, 1941. His ship, the USS TANGIER,

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