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August 21, 2018

Police

Stabbing at Luther High, first day of school

A terrible first day of school for Luther. Within the first hour of classes, a student allegedly stabbed a 14-year-old female fellow student. She is on her way to the hospital. The boy is being detained. An automatic call went out to parents this morning, “an incident has occurred at the high school. One student

Opening at Luther PD

The Luther Town Board met in executive session at its August 14 meeting to consider the employment of Officer Anthony Butler who was arrested last week on domestic violence and other complaints. The closed-door session lasted only minutes. Back in open session, the four members present voted unanimously to terminate Butler’s employment. Board member Trandy

Officer Butler released on Bond

Luther Police Officer Anthony Butler was released from the Oklahoma County jail. His bond was $18,500. Butler was arrested Sunday night on several complaints: asssault and battery upon a police officer (misdeamenor) domestic abuse by strangulation two counts of misdemeanor domestic abuse in the presence of a minor child. Butler was suspended without pay from

“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

Lions deliver “best pizza in town”

Sporting new alternate jerseys, the Luther Lions football team came downtown today to bring lunch to the employees of Town Hall and the Police Department. Coach Zack Smith said they picked up the “best pizza in town,” from S&H Mercantile in town to treat Luther’s public employees. “I felt like I needed to show our town

Toddler Mediflighted After Accident

Luther Police and Fire personnel and other emergency responders are helping at the scene of an accident involving a two-year-old girl who fell from a high chair. Just before 2pm Friday, responders were called to a home north of Luther, off of Covell, and eventually, a medical helicopter was summoned to get the toddler to Children’s

A wreck on the way to court

A tight curve and a wet road from the morning rain shower was a combination that caused a local teenager to flip her pickup Wednesday and be late for a municipal court appearance in Luther. The irony is to be noted, getting in a wreck on the way to court for a speeding ticket, but

Early morning turnpike wreck

Luther Police and Fire Departments were among the first responders to a single car accident on the Turner Turnpike at daybreak Saturday. Reports say the driver was ejected. Emergency medical care arrived via helicopter. The early investigation indicated the driver might have fallen asleep at the wheel.

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