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August 21, 2018

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Luther Elementary says “Thanks Veraden”

New Luther Elementary Principal Tracey Davenport sent this to us Friday morning. Residents at Veraden Senior Living in Edmond donated these school supplies to the staff and students. Mrs. Davenport says, “their generous donation is greatly appreciated.”  

Painting the Town: Luther Town Hall to get a fresh coat

The Luther Parks Commission has been chosen as one of 55 community structures across Oklahoma to participate in Fresh Paint Days. It is a Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) program designed to encourage volunteers to seek out community structures and renovate them with the creative use of resources. Fresh Paint Days is a program founded on

Jones Water Boil Order Lifted

It’s been a quite a week over in Jones. The State Department of Environmental Quality issued a boil order for the Town’s water system last Saturday. As of Friday morning, word comes from Jones Mayor Ray Poland and confirmed by DEQ that the boil order has been lifted. As of Thursday evening, the Jones Public

The Story on Dulce de Donké, #lutherlocal

LUTHER – Donkey milk may be an uncommon drink for most people, but for Walt and Saundra Traywick, it is the answer to their prayers. This is the beginning of the story about a Luther business. Dulce de Donké is getting some media buzz attracting attention from as far away as Switzerland. They’ve been on

Vintage Cars at the Round Barn Sunday

ARCADIA – Members of the Sooner Model A Club will bring their vintage cars to the Arcadia Round Barn on Sunday, Aug. 12, during the monthly Round Barn Rendezvous. The Rendezvous, a jam session featuring local musicians, is from Noon to 4 pm, beneath the giant shade tree on the north side of the barn. Some seating is available

Thanks from Open Door

Open Door Assembly in Luther wants to thank all who attended the Back To School Bash last Sunday night. It was a big success with 80 backpacks sent home with students, a half-dozen teacher baskets shared and many giftcards distributed. Victoria Vega de Landavazo, organizer of the event, wants to thank all who participated, especially

Governor Signs New Medical Pot Rules

Governor Mary Fallin today issued this statement after signing revised emergency rules adopted by the Oklahoma State Board of Health, which establish a framework for patients, physicians, caretakers, and business owners interested in medical marijuana:  “These rules are very basic, and represent the best option in developing a proper regulatory framework for medical marijuana, with

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

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

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