Luther Schools Dismissed On Friday To Accommodate Funeral For Mi - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

NEWS

Luther Schools Dismissed On Friday To Accommodate Funeral For Michael Vance Victims

Posted: Updated:
[File photo] [File photo]
LUTHER, Oklahoma -

Luther Schools will be dismissed on Friday to accommodate funeral services for a couple reportedly killed by a man wanted in connection to a violent crime spree. 

Vance is wanted in connection to a string of violent crimes, including shooting and injuring two Wellston police officer, shooting and carjacking a woman in Wellston, killing his relatives, Ronald and Valerie Wilkson, at their home in Luther, and shooting and trying to carjack a store clerk in Sayre.

Funeral services for Ronald and Valerie Wilkson will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at the Luther Auditorium. There will be increased security. 

Superintendent, Dr. Sheldon Buxton, said he is choosing to dismiss school on Friday without penalty to the students. The Superintendent said he made the decision to cancel school Friday to accommodate funeral services. 

The scheduled football game that evening with Meeker will be played as scheduled.

Law enforcement officials have established a hotline to deal specifically with tips regarding the search for Vance. That hotline number is (405) 246-9205 and will be manned 24/7 by U.S. Marshals.

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

Special Coverage

  • Bridge Tracker

    How safe are Oklahoma's bridges? Use Bridge Tracker to find out now.

  • Fallen Heroes

    News 9 honors our fallen Oklahoma heroes. View our interactive timeline.

  • Murrah Bombing Timeline

    Learn more about the events leading up to and following the bombing.

  • Storm Zone

    Watch tornadoes tear across Oklahoma and learn how to stay safe!

  • Traffic

    Tired of waiting for a traffic report? Get it now with our Live traffic map!

Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.