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August 20, 2018

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78 Years of Love, and a random act of kindness

Bill and Frances Weger, formerly of Lawton, celebrated their 78th wedding anniversary on August 3. They began their celebration with a late breakfast at The 116 Farmstead, Market & Table restaurant in Luther, joined by family members Bill and Kay Weger and Courtney Cantrell. When paying the tab, the Wegers were surprised to learn that

“Luther Deserves Better”

Monday mornings are typically quiet in Luther. The cafe is open for the regulars including a group sharing coffee and Bible study together.  On a Monday, many of the local retailers on Main are closed, leaving the cafe, bank, the police department and Town Hall getting most of the traffic. There was plenty of activity at

Luther Officer Arrested

Luther Police responded Sunday night to a home of one of their own that led to an arrest of Officer Anthony Butler. He is in the Oklahoma County jail, accused of a variety of crimes including strangling his girlfriend while her children watched, according to police information. Butler is also accused of assault and battery

State finds E. coli in Jones’ Water

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental ordered a boil order for the Town of Jones on Saturday after they claimed E. coli was found found in the water system. The presence of E. coli bacteria could indicate the presence human or animal waste in water, posing a health risk. Those contaminated with E. coli could become

Youth Deer Hunting Opportunities

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation has announced a couple of hunting opportunities for deer hunting for Oklahoma youth. One opportunity is through the Oklahoma Youth Hunting Program, seeking 75 first-time youth hunters to apply for guided deer hunts in October. The other opportunity from the Oklahoma Department of Wildllfe offers 56 youths an opportunity

The Wright Paces

Former Luther All State Football Standout Maurice Wright popped back to his home field this week. At Wilson Field, he put his little brother and cousin through some training paces before Wright heads back to Alva for his junior year as a Northwestern Oklahoma State University Ranger. Before running brother Maurtice Wright who will be

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

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