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August 22, 2018

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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

DJ’s TURNS ONE

DJ’s is turning one. Luther’s barbecue restaurant on Ash and Main has made it all the way around the calendar to mark its first year anniversary. The street is even being closed off for a car show and other festivities. Scott Shupert is playing live music. DJ’s BBQ SATURDAY, March 3 11 am – 3 pm

Remembering Freda Mae Boydston

Freda Mae Boydston (87) of Luther went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2018. Freda was born May 20, 1930, in Seneca, MO to Hiram and Jannie (Harris) Sexton. She lived in Wyandotte, OK briefly where she was a member of the tribe before moving to Luther, OK at the age of 5.

Fire Destroys Luther Home

It was a passerby who noticed the smoke coming out of the house on Cedar between Fifth and Sixth Streets around 8 am Tuesday and made the emergency call. The two occupants had gone to work. Luther’s volunteer Fire Department went on scene with mutual aid from nearby fire departments to battle the flames that

“Bonding Beyond Belief:” the case for the pd

Luther Police Chief David Randall got approval to hire a part-time officer at the February Town Board Meeting. The $10 an hour position will augment the coverage of the Town with the current staff, and four new reserve officers, Randall said. He lobbied for the part-time position instead of a full-time replacement created by the

Applause at the Audit

There were clapping and a collective sigh of relief after an audit presentation to the Luther Town Board of Trustees on Tuesday night. Significant, because just a year ago, the same auditor gave a far different report with a list of findings for improvement and accountability. The audit presented this week covered the fiscal year

Principally speaking and the flu bug

Two of three Luther Public Schools’ principals are approved to continue on for another school year. Elementary Principal Sheila Wilson and Middle School Principal Shawn Meek had their positions renewed for the 2018-2019 school year after the school board met for less than 30 minutes to evaluate the administrators. The board also accepted the resignation

Roundup: catching up on the news for our Town

There’s a lot of information and news piling up. To try to catch up, here’s a ROUNDUP of various information for your calendar, your information and your action. TOWN – $90,000 judgement Remember the former Town Treasurer and Clerk who was convicted on nine felony counts of stealing money from the Town of Luther? Donita Roby

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