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August 21, 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

Controversy at Luther’s Head Start

A “swarm of flying termites” at Luther’s Armstrong Head Start led to the closure of the pre-school for a week in April, and a discovery that the federally-funded program hasn’t paid any rent to the owner of the building for “as long as anyone can remember.” Who is the owner? The Town of Luther. No

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

Emergency Manager Needed

Tornado, Fire, Flood. Unfortunately, in the last dozen years or so, Luther has experienced all of them, as we well remember. The Town Board of Trustees met this week to talk about emergency plans. The fire chief, police chief and school superintendent attended. But the bulk of the meeting was spent, not on emergency plans,

New Water Meters for Luther

A crew from San Marcos, Texas, has spent the week in Luther visiting every Town water customer’s yard with a shovel. They are replacing the old mechanical meters with new ultrasonic meters that are expected to improve accuracy and detect leaks more quickly for Luther water customers. The rain slowed the crew down from Secure

Luther awarded Great American Cleanup grants

The Luther Parks Commission recently won two grants to help spruce up the Town of Luther. Both awards are through the Great American Cleanup – Oklahoma and Keep Oklahoma Beautiful. From a news release from Keep Oklahoma Beautiful: Participation and in GACOK is open to any individual and organization in Oklahoma. GACOK participants have the

By the numbers, February at LPD

UPDATE: Submitted by Luther Police Department, the following are two reports – a narrative and a numbers report of LPD activity for the month.  The Luther Police Department reported the following reports to the Town Board of Trustees at its March 2018 meeting. Compared to January numbers, LPD had a significantly busier month. Although the

Now Hiring

The Town of Luther is hiring. There are openings for a part-time police officer, a contracted Town attorney and a full-time Court Clerk. Several simultaneous openings have the Town trying to get the word out to attract qualified applicants. Click on the Town’s website page for details. Applications are being accepted through March 12. Looking

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