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August 16, 2018

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House fire meant to mask murder, authorities allege

UPDATE, August 1, 5:45 pm: The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the identity of the victim on Wednesday as Miranda Pederson, (7-31-1995). Her 23rd birthday was yesterday.  The scene was so grisly at Monday’s house fire south of Luther that the victim who was shot and burned still hasn’t been officially identified by the Medical

Turnpike Land

The turnpike work is good for some in Luther. The lunch spots get a rush from the crews and Steve’s Hardware is getting some business. The crews working to build the Eastern Oklahoma County Corridor south of town are marching south from where it connects at the Turner Turnpike between 178th and 164th Streets, criss-crossing

Homicide Investigation “Near Luther”

UPDATED at 4:41 pm with photographs. OKLAHOMA CITY (July 30, 2018) – An investigation is underway following the discovery of a body during a house fire near Luther Monday morning. Around 9:30 am Hickory Hills Fire Department responded to a House fire in the 10700 block of Lori Lane in Oklahoma County. While putting out the fire, firefighters found

PLAY BALL: Softball Benefit Tournie

Softball, hotdogs, burgers, a raffle and helping others. Those are the makings of a great Saturday night in Luther. All for a good cause to help the Smith family recovering from a house fire. The place. Luther Softball Fields The time. Register at 6 pm, play at 7 pm. The game. Softball. The players. Adults

Combined Ticket: something else to vote for

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today issued an election proclamation that places on the November ballot a state question approved by legislators that would allow the governor and lieutenant governor in Oklahoma to seek the offices as a team. State Question 798 would establish a joint ticket for the top two statewide offices, like candidates for

Better call OKIE (and join OKIE too)

It could be that Murphy’s Law could be applied to the Town of Luther when it comes to water, “if something can go wrong, it will.” It happened today when Town water was shut off just about the time all of the restaurants were in full lunch rush, and residents were doing laundry or needing

Back-to-School Backpack Events

Let’s say it all together, “Luther’s first day of school is August 16!” It’s that time of year when churches and the community offer opportunities to help with school supplies. The Luther Community Center and the Open Door Assembly of God both have huge Back To School events. Luther Community Center – Aug 9 The Luther

OBITUARY: Mary Belle Booher

Mary Belle Booher, aged 99 years, breathed her final breath Monday morning, July 2, to the sound of her eldest grandson, Kevin Rehl, reading the Twenty-third Psalm: The Lord is my shepherd. I shall not want. She embodied a lifelong example of faith, talent, artistry, dignity, endurance, humor, and love. She was born Mary Belle

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