Collinsville, Oklahoma
February 28, 2017
Miscellaneous News
Proof-Reading Mother /
Patriotic Herald 3rd Grader /
Coach Hernandez Mentors /
Choir Contest Results /
Chamber Movies To Park

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HRC Patriotic Essays and Coloring Contest For 3rd Graders
Kids in Front: Maci Marshall, Krista Hall, Addie Cary, Matthias Maritz, Nora Wallstein, and Abi Richardson.
Home Representative Club Members in Back: Marsha Nachtigall, Melodie Bateman, Linda Pfeffer, and Jeannie Barnes.

The Collinsville Home Representative Club announced the winners Monday in their annual Patriotism Contest. Three 3rd graders at Herald Elementary were presented trophies for their essays and three more for their patriotic drawning and coloring.

Coach / Mentor Wins Signed Baseball
CHS Coach Hamilton Hernandez
Collinsville Baseball Coach Hamilton Hernandez has won an autographed Roger Clemens baseball donated by the OKC Dodgers Foundation for the Coaches’ Mentoring Challenge, Team Oklahoma drawing.

Over 400 Oklahoma coaches joined Coaches Stoops and Gundy in the 2016 Coaches’ Mentoring Challenge, a coach-led, multi-state competition, to recruit new mentors for Oklahoma youths. Coaches as natural and group mentors realize the value of mentoring and also that many kids in their communities can benefit from local mentors. It’s a big deal! By this many coaches signing up to endorse the challenge, local mentoring in Oklahoma has had the most publicity ever. We are so appreciative.

Cardinal Choir
Sunday Feb. 26, 2017

Sorry for the late post! First off, let me start by saying that Collinsville was represented with excellence yesterday! Their behavior while others were singing was professional and commendable! Proud of all their hard work!

Scores will be posted by the following definitions:

I Superior - Outstanding in nearly every detail
II Excellent or above average
III Good

Junior High Scores
Madeline Patterson I
Luke Dean I
Jeff Taylor I
Alora Calkins I
Mariana Lor I
Serena Thao I
Madalyn Aunko I
Mackenzie Robertson I
Joey Ellis I
Daytona Hancock I
Emma Lovan I
Aiden Moody I
Izzy Brown II
Corbin Baldwin II
Emma Nolte II
Emily Clayton II
Gudren Dodson II
Meghan Thetford III

Mixed Ensemble I
(Meghan Thetford, Emma Lovan, Alora Calkins, Gudren Dodson, Emily , Joey Ellis, Jeff Taylor, Luke Dean, Gabe Graham, Corbin, Baldwin, Evan Goforth, Aiden Moody)
Men's Ensemble I
(Dalton Luedke, Luke Dean, Hunter Sunday, Jeff Taylor, Gabe Graham, Evan Goforth, Shawn Stopp, Corbin Baldwin, Aiden Moody, Noah Barrett)

High School uses the same ratings however, superior ratings earn a chance to compete at the state level on April 20th.

Emma Harlan I
Cayden Magee I
Marilyn Lor I
Sunshine Yang I
Melissa Scott I
Asia Xiong II
Jordan Lee II
Aspyn Sutton II
Cheyenne Mosier II
Alex Olmos II
William Lor II

Mixed Ensemble I
(Nate Sinni, Cayden Magee, William Lor, Steven Burger, Joe Walts, Alex Olmos, Asia Xiong, Thati Xiong, Aspyn Sutton, Marilyn Lor, Kaylee Bowman, Makenzi Casebeer)

Women's Ensemble I
Makenzi Casebeer, Marilyn Lor, Asia Xiong, Thati Xiong, Emma Harlan, Kaylee Bowman)

Outdoor Summer Movie Series
Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Announcement -- Feb. 27, 2017 --

Back and better than ever...FREE outdoor movies for the entire family in a NEW LOCATION! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and make plans to join us this summer at COLLINSVILLE CITY PARK.

We will be playing the following movies this year:
Thursday, June 1 - Moana
Thursday, June 8 - The Secret Life of Pets
Thursday, June 15 - Rogue One
Thursday, June 22 - Sing

A Note From My Brother --
"Mother's Eagle Eye"
Hi Ted....

The few years I worked with Mother at The News office have left lots of memories

One of the most significant is how tenacious she was about one last proof read before page one went to the plate-making process. I can still remember John Jackson twiddling his thumbs waiting (along with Dad and others) while she read every word on the front page.

So, please don't think I'm being too picky in noting the often-used "runner-ups" adjective. She would want it changed to "runners-up". H. R. Mills would have noted, amidst argument from Dad, that hyphenation of two adjectives was a frivolous correction.

Thanks for enduring. I really enjoy

Don Wasson (2/27/2017)

I don't mind at all and will try to cleanup my recent language mangling on cvilleok.
But what is really bothering me right now is not being able to edit and correct my Twitter and Instagram posts (short of deleting and starting over). Mostly due to tiny adjacent letters on my phone keyboard and the tiny display where typos are nearly impossible for my old eyes to spot ... compounded by the phone thinking it knows what I wanted to say rather than just sending what I typed. -- Ted