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May 22, 2018

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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

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

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

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

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

BancFirst Brings Children’s Play to Luther & Wellston

Pecos Bill is coming to the stage in Luther and Wellston. The play about the larger-than-life fictional cowboy and his entourage is part of the BancFirst Tour of the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre. The Pecos Bill and the Ghost Stampede touring production will be performed at Luther Elementary and Wellston Elementary on May 8. The play, featuring

Happy Birthday Chicken Shack

It’s been two trips through the calendar for Luther’s Chicken Shack. The chicken joint on Route 66 west of Luther Road is celebrating big this Saturday, with live music, great food, games and chill time at the venue’s backyard along the Deep Fork River. The anniversary menu will feature shrimp, crawfish and, of course,  chicken.

Luther T-Shirt Design Contest

We like to “get the t-shirt” to commemorate a trip, event or activity. But the artists among us might like to “make the t-shirt!” The Luther Parks Commission is giving designers among us a chance to have our artwork on a commemorative t-shirt to celebrate Luther and the 2018 Oklahoma Freewheel.  Submissions will be accepted through Monday, April

Dulcimer featured at Round Barn Morning Music

Mountain dulcimer artist Paul Bostick will perform from 10:30 am to Noon Saturday at the Arcadia Round Barn. The concert is part of the Arcadia Round Barn’s new Morning Music series launched by singer-songwriter Joe Baxter, who also produces the Round Barn Rendezvous on the second Sunday afternoon of the month. Bostick will bring several of

Detour to improve RR safety.

Word from the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. Work began Tuesday at the railroad crossing on Ash/Luther Road causing a temporary detour until the Work is complete. This project is part of the Railroad Crossing Safety Fund and was awarded by the Oklahoma Transportation Commission in May 2017. The project includes the installation of pedestal-mounted flashing

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