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August 19, 2018

Luther

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

Remembering Washington School

In 1940, Rosetta Coleman took the bus from her home in Jones to her high school in Luther. Three years later she graduated from the “school on the big red hill,” Luther’s Booker T Washington High School. This past Saturday night, Ms. Coleman spryly took the stage at the Washington School Reunion at Luther’s Community

Plotting and Platting Luther’s Future

Do you remember that survey Luther residents were asked to complete last summer? The Eastern Oklahoma County Partnership, a public-private organization that focuses on economic development, shared a $500,000 grant with its member towns, including Luther, to tackle the work of comprehensive planning for the growing areas. The result of that survey and a year’s work

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

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

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

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