Collinsville, Oklahoma
November 30, 2015
Miscellaneous News
Dec. 12th Christmas Parade /
Collinsville Named Safe City /
Free Online Classes /
Academic Team Selling Matresses

This web site is brought to you by the Newspaper Museum In Collinsville and the other advertisers appearing on these pages. If you would like to provide news content or advertisements ... contact Ted Wright via
1110 W. Main, Collinsville, OK 74021

Frequently Asked Questions
(email questions/comments to
Ted Wright -- last update 11/??/2015 (Misc?????.html)

Copyright 2015 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma
Collinsville Academic Team
Sat. Dec. 12th

The Collinsville Academic Team Mattress Fundraising Sale is a great opportunity for the community to support this award winning academic team. Every mattress sold benefits the Collinsville Academic Team.

Brand new mattress sets from Beautyrest and Southerland are priced up to 50% off retail. Twenty-four unique mattress styles will be available for you to lay on and try out. These are top quality mattress sets with full manufacture warranties. Much higher quality for the price than at a retail store!

All sizes are available, mattress set prices range from $199 to $2999.

Local pick up or White Glove delivery is also offered. Payment is accepted in Cash, Check, Visa, M/C, and Discover. The mattress models will be on display at Collinsville High School from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, Dec. 12th.

If you, or anyone you know needs to replace a mattress anywhere in their home…make sure you let them know about this event!!!

Learn anything. Learn anytime. Learn anywhere.

Free online classes.

Knowledge is power! UniversalClass™ offers hundreds of free online no-credit courses facilitated by dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any imaginable topic. Take courses at your own pace 24/7.

Courses include:

• Anxiety Therapy 101
• Cat Care and Training 101
• Stress Management
• Health Education 101
• Adobe Photoshop 101
• Advocacy for Elderly Patients
• Assertiveness Training
• Business Consulting 101
• Fundraising 101
• Cake Decorating 101
• How to Prepare, Stage and Sell Your Home
• Plus, many, many more!

Visit and use your Tulsa City-County Library card to start learning now!

Collinsville Announced As One of 20 Safest Cities In Oklahoma
**For Immediate Release**

What? SafeWise announced the 20 Safest Cities in Oklahoma Report for 2015, and your city or multiple cities in your county made the list!!!


How/When? SafeWise released its 20 Safest Cities in Oklahoma Report on November 30, 2015. To compile this report, SafeWise analysts considered the most recent FBI crime data from 2013 to rank these cities, which all have a minimum population of 2,000 people.

Who is SafeWise? SafeWise is a community-focused safety organization committed to increasing home and community safety, education, awareness, and preparedness. The SafeWise brand has been recognized by many trusted publications, including The Huffington Post, AngiesList, Mashable, and, for their efforts to award law enforcement, neighborhood watch, and civic leaders who go the extra mile to keep their neighborhoods safe. Visit our Oklahoma State Crime Prevention Center for more helpful Oklahoma safety resources.

Thanks for your time, and should you have any questions please feel free to contact me!


Clair Jones
SafeWise National Press Liaison


Good Afternoon!

SafeWise released it’s 20 Safest Cities in Oklahoma Report for 2015 today, and Collinsville was ranked #14!

I thought this would be the kind of positive community news your audience would love, especially given how many frightening headlines have been in the national news lately.

-- Clair

Collinsville Christmas Parade
Press Release -- For Immediate Release


Collinsville, OK (November 23, 2015) – The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce is busy preparing for the 2015 Collinsville Christmas Parade taking place on Saturday, December 12 at 11:00 am. This year’s parade, which is themed “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot like Christmas,” will make its way down Main Street between 15th Street and 5th Street.

The parade emcee will be Craig Day of the News on 6.

Teresa Brown of American Bank of Oklahoma will serve as the Parade Grand Marshall. Teresa served as the Chamber’s Board President for the past two years.

A parade entry form is required for all entries. You may request a parade entry form from the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce by calling 918-371-4703 or emailing

All entries must reflect the parade theme or display Christmas decorations. The top five parade entries will be entered into a drawing for a $100 cash prize.

There are no participation fees this year thanks to the generosity of our parade sponsors. The sponsors are American Bank of Oklahoma, Bigfoot Prints, Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home, Darling Ingredients, JB Stephens Properties, RCB Bank, Treasured Pediatrics and Valley National Bank.


Contact: Melissa Carlson
Chamber Manager