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August 21, 2018

Archives for April 2017

Remembering a Superintendent & a Cowboy

“Just call me Sheldon.” If you had ever asked Dr. Sheldon Buxton what you should call him, that’s what he likely would have said. His affable manner made for an easy rapport with the teachers, parents or anyone else who met him. Those who knew the Luther Public School Superintendent have been flooded with remembrances about him after the

Pridemore signs to play college football

photos and story by Sydney Scheer Chad Pridemore won the day Friday when he signed to play college football after his successful career as a Luther Lion. Senior Chad Pridemore, who proudly wore the #12 and carried the varsity football team for three years, is moving on to become a Bacone College Warrior. Bacone is

Tragic news at LPS

Sadness and shock spread through Luther Friday morning when news circulated that outgoing Superintendent Dr. Sheldon Buxton has passed away. Unconfirmed reports say that Dr. Buxton apparently suffered a stroke while driving with his family in another state. More information from authorities is being gathered, but this is the information that was shared at school

Denim Day against sexual violence

At the State Capitol on Wednesday … Members of the Oklahoma House of Representatives proclaimed April 26 Honor Denim Day recognizing the importance of promoting awareness about sexual violence. State Rep. Tess Teague, a Republican representing Choctaw, authored House Concurrent Resolution 1001, which officially recognizes the day in Oklahoma. For the past 17 years, the Honor

Town Meeting, no action

The new Luther Board of Trustees will meet Thursday evening in a Special Meeting. But they will take no votes. They will talk to each other, in an open forum, and hear from the public. Oklahoma Open Meetings laws prohibit a trustee from talking about town business with more than two trustees (they can speak with

Finishing Strong at LPS

Here are some dates to let us know the end of a school year is super busy. Note several events that the public can attend, including the band and choir concert Tuesday, April 25. Graduation is May 9 and the last day of school is May 12! Finish Strong LPS! April 25, Band and Choir

Luther Library Offers Free Financial Kit

April is National Financial Literacy Month and to celebrate, the Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition is observing Money Smart Week, April 22-29. Helping to promote financial education statewide, the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA) is offering free Financial Fitness Kits through public libraries, including the Luther Public Library, Tinker Federal Credit Union branches and online

Let the camera tell the story

Shall we go with the adage “a picture is worth a thousand words?” There were lots of fun things to capture in Luther on Saturday, from a former Governor coming to town, to the eighth graders having a blast at their prom. Enjoy #lutherlocal


If you’ve had a rough day, this will cheer you up. PUPPIES FOR SALE. #lutherlocal puppies Great Pyrenees and 1/8th Anatolian Shepherd. 100% adorable. They are six weeks old and have had first shots and deworming. They are ready for a loving home. $250 each for four males or one female. Send a text or

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