Collinsville, Oklahoma
December 7, 2012
Miscellaneous News
Band Concert /
Pharmacy Holiday Hours /
Middle School Semester Testing / Heat Your Home Safely

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Collinsville Family Pharmacy
Holiday Hours

Collinsville Family Pharmacy will close early on Christmas Eve Monday December 24th at 12:30pm. We will be closed Christmas Tuesday December 25th.

We will reopen on Tuesday December 26th.

We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas!

In case of an emergency, please contact Sherri Clark at 371-9059.

Collinsville Family Pharmacy will be closing at 12:30pm on Monday December 31st, 2012. We will be closed Tuesday January 1st, 2013 and will reopen on January 2nd, 2013 at 8:30am.

We wish you a safe and Happy New Year!

In case of an emergency, please contact Sherri Clark at 371-9059.

*****For Immediate Release*****

Bristow, OK.
The Rogers County Sheriff's Office issued a Silver Alert for an
87-year-old Collinsville man.
RCSO says Alvin John Lyles was last seen at 4 PM. Wednesday, in the 12000
block of North 151st East Avenue, in Collinsville.
Authorities said he may have been headed to Eastland Mall to walk.
Lyles is white and was last seen wearing a red jacket, khaki pants, grey
Velcro tennis shoes, and a black Ryder ball cap.
Lyles was driving a silver 2002 Ford Escort, 4-door, with Oklahoma plates
reading 784BGA.

An alert citizen spotted the missing subject's vehicle on State Highway 66
westbound between Bristow and Kellyville. A State Trooper on patrol
nearby, intercepted Mr. Lyles on SH66 at 331st W Ave in creek county. The
Trooper, Paige Dowell #460, assigned to Troop B, then waited with Lyles at
Bristow Police Department until family members arrived.

Please contact Trooper Betsy Randolph at 405.416.3054 for any media

LT George W. Brown #172
Public Affairs

2:15pm Thursday Dec. 6, 2012
Collinsville Middle School -- Semester Test Information --
For December 19th and 20th
To qualify for semester test exemption:

* Students must have a “C” or better in all 6 classes including code red.
* Fewer than four disciplinary referrals
* Zero out of school suspensions.

Parents will receive a student messenger notification on December 17th. If you receive a message on December 17th your child must take the semester tests on December 19th and 20th.

Semester Tests will last all hour both days in every class.

**If you have more than one child at our campus and you need to verify student exemption status call 918-371-2541 on December 18th.

-- Kelly Hamlin 12/7/2012
Lower Temperatures Raise the Risk of Home Fires
OKLAHOMA CITY – While Oklahoma has experienced some pretty mild weather this Fall, things are about to change. With forecasters predicting a major cold snap coming our way, now is a great time to make sure your home heating system is working properly.

Proper maintenance not only protects your family from avoidable fire dangers, but protects all of Oklahoma from fire disasters and increasing insurance rates. Last year, insurance companies paid out over $90 million in claims for fire-related damages. These simple tips from the Oklahoma City Fire Department will help you protect your family, and your property, as you crank up the heat.

• Keep flammable objects away from furnaces, fireplaces and other heating units.

• Clean or replace the furnace filter and clean entire furnace area to remove debris.

• Have heating units inspected by a licensed contractor.

• Clean fireplaces and chimneys.

• Before going to bed at night, check that fires are completely out and space heaters have proper ventilation.

• Make sure your carbon monoxide detector is working properly. If you don’t have a carbon monoxide detector, get one.

• Never discard hot ashes inside or near the home. Place them in a metal container outside and well away from the house.

• Never use a range or an oven as a supplemental heating device. Not only is it a safety hazard, it can be a source of potentially toxic fumes.

• If you use an electric heater, be sure not to overload the circuit. Only use extension cords which have the necessary rating to carry the amp load. TIP: Choose an extension cord the same size or larger than the appliance electrical cord.

Many fire departments, including Oklahoma City and Tulsa, offer free smoke detectors, batteries and installation to residents who request it. It’s a product that can save your life. With a smoke detector and a little caution, we can all remain safe and healthy during the fall and winter seasons.

By John D. Doak, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner (12/6/2012)
Collinsville Bands Winter Concert
(Tuesday Dec. 4th at Owasso PAC)
-- Photos Courtesy of Connie Collis

The Honors and Jazz Bands also performed Tuesday.

The CCC Band will perform next at the 11am Saturday Christmas Parade in Downtown Collinsville and then host a Chili Fundraiser (below) Dec. 8th at the Masonic Lodge at 17th and Broadway..