June 2006 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... call Ted Wright (918) 371-1901 or send email to wrightted@aol.com.
Main Street Beautification Design Process Continues
June 30, 2006
Officials Walk/Discuss
City To Meet Monday At Noon
June 30, 2006
City Clerk Resignation On Agenda
cvilleok.com Mystery Contest Is Back With Ms. Nancy's As Sponsor
June 30, 2006
Test Your Historical Collinsville Knowledge
The praise band "Taken" will perform at Ms. Nancy's Shaved Ice Saturday night at 7pm (July 1st).
Summer Baseball
Cards -vs- Inola

June 28, 2006
CHS Track Construction Underway
Bring Your Lawn Chairs & Blankets To City Park 6pm Monday July 3rd
Fireworks / Live Band / Jupiter Jump / Games / Prizes / Watermelon Eating & Seed Spitting Contest / Concessions
Merchant and Contributor Thank You From
Collinsville Education Foundation
For Recent Golf Tournament Success

Support like that for the golf tourney has allowed over $76,000 in C.E.F. grants to enhance academic learning in Collinsville Schools.
(more info)
July 8 from 9 am - 12 pm
July 15 from 9 am - 12 pm
July 22 from 9 am - 12 pm
American Bank - Collinsville

New players please bring a birth certificate. For more information, Call Cheryl McColley - 638-5489
Monday July 3rd
Collinsville City Park Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks
3rd Annual Joshua Richardson Softball Tournament Success
June 28, 2006
Memorial Games Played June 9-10th
I will try to get the news up-to-date on cvilleok.com after a flurry the past week or so getting daughter Emily home from Australia and helping her drive back to Univ. of Miami. We had a wonderful visit with daughter Samantha in Austin and then wasted a day+ in Houston with car trouble ... then driving all day & night to get me to my Miami flight back to Oklahoma Tuesday. -- Ted Wright 6/28/2006 (A big thank you to the Holly's for taking care of my animals while I was gone)
The July 2006 VVEC newsletter is online on the Verdigris Valley Electric Cooperative's web site: www.vvvec.com
(A photo of Rachel Nelson in front of the White House as well as Myranda Murphy, Jonathan, Sirmon, Tyler Fellinger and David Hunt at Energy Camp are among of the many photos and news items included there) -- Ted 6/28/2006
Recent Obituaries listed on the Collinsville Funeral Home's web: Ruth Conkel
d. June 26, 2006
Jewel Crutchfield-Westphal
d. June 23, 2006
Bobby Joe Slaughter
d. June 19, 2006
Shirley Roller
d. June 18, 2006
Collinsville Independence Day activities are scheduled for Monday July 3rd in the City Park, probably beginning around 6pm. There will be games and festivities for the kids, a short patriotic program, a band and fireworks at dark. It will be a great time!!! Come one, come all to the Collinsville City Park to celebrate our independence.
-- Pam Polk, City Manager
Tuesday July 4th will be an observed holiday for the City Of Collinsville and there will be no trash pick up. If your regularly scheduled pick up falls on Tuesday, your trash will be picked up on the next business day.
No Pick Up: Tuesday 7/4/06
Pick Up: Wednesday 7/5/06

Call Ellis -- 1990 Suburban For Sale (371-4628 or 855-0292)
Youth Football sign ups again on July 8th at the high school commons area from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m. For those of you who cannot make it to that you may also sign up online @ Sportabase.com, LLC. Online Youth Sports Registration sign ups will be only till July 29th
3 Recent Obituaries posted on the Collinsville Funeral Home Web Site:
Catherine "Kate" Smaligo (1920 - June 17, 2006) -- 7pm Rosary June 20 -- Services 11am June 21
Shirley Ann Roller (1939 - June 18, 2006) -- Services 10am June 20
Jonyce Lee Downing (1943 - June 18, 2006) -- Services 11am June 21
New Animal Shelter
Foundation Has Begun

June 19, 2006
Modern Facility Closer To Reality
HS Cardinals Playing
8pm June Games Here

June 20, 2006
Monday-Tuesday-Thursday Baseball
City Fireworks: Monday July 3rd
(City Park)
Event T-Shirts Are Still Available For the 2006 Hogs 'N' Hot Rods -- Contact Collinsville Downtown Inc. 371-5530
The 2006 Collinsville Tri-County Fair books are now available. They can be picked up at the Collinsville Library or at any of the 3 Collinsville banks. -- per Deb Lutz 6/21
(Check back in July for more fair info online) -- Ted 6/21
The 61st Collinsville Tri-County Fair will be held August 24-27 ... and the 18th Annual Founders Day will be held Saturday August 26th. (School begins Aug. 17 and the Collinsville Roundup Club Annual Rodeo is Aug. 25-26)
Fire Contained To
Living Room Sunday

June 19, 2006
Smoke Damage To Rural Home
City Employee Retirement Vesting Changed
June 16, 2006
City To Buy 2 Homes Near City Hall
Kelli Dunagan
Rebyl Richardson
Taylor Whisenhunt
Softball June 17th

Photo added 6/20
Jared Kennemer
Clint Swango
Wrestling July 24
Josh Walker
Baseball July 25
Jessica Keith
Volleyball July 25
More OK All-State Info
(Coaches Association)
Benefit Event June 18th For Buck Freeman
June 12, 2006

Collinsville Round Up Club
CHS Class of 1976
30th Reunion

June 17, 2006
Additional Photos & Text Added 6/19
Successful Season Continues For Oklahoma Jaguars
June 16, 2006
Local U10 Baseball (Photo Added)
Youth Summer Softball
At CHS Fields

June 15, 2006
Baseball Summer League Also
The CHS Class of 1966 is planning a reunion for July 14-15th CHS Class of 1986 is planning a reunion Saturday August 26 6:00 - ? at the Cherokee Casino. Class of 1996 reunion set for September 15th (CHS Homecoming)
Friday June 16th: VVEC Members Backyard Electric Party (11am - 2pm)
Cherokee Citizenship
Issue Reported At VCO

June 13, 2006
Special Election Maybe

City Approves FY2006-07
Budget Of Over 7 Million Dollars

June 15, 2006
Only 3 People At "Public Hearing"

Dr. Brenner Presents
Energy Situation and Tips

June 13, 2006 (Pre-Event Info)
Global Warming & Conservation
Garage Sales: Saturday June 24, 2006 -- Prairie View Ave. G Garage Sale & Block Party ... & Other Sales (Post Your Sale for $5)

2006 Hog 'N' Hot Rods
June 10, 2006
Successful Event Was
Hot & Dry & Well Attended
David Chester & CHS Baseball Cards Honored By Tulsa World
All Metro Infielders
(6/9/2006 Tulsa World)
Complete All-Metro List
Per Dave's Mom: David’s actual On Base Percentage should be .708 not .608)
Summer Fundraiser For Collinsville Middle School & Collinsville High School
Do you eat at Mazzio's? Did you know that eating at Mazzio's could help our schools earn cash for supplies, equipment and building needs? Mazzio's will donate 10% of actual cost up to $300.00 per month for each school. Starting June 1st through August 28th, 2006 there will be a container labeled Munchin' with Mazzio's placed at the following locations: American Bank of Oklahoma, Bank of the Lakes, RCB Bank (Collinsville) and Sun Spot Tanning (German Corner). You may bring your receipts (yellow or white itemized copy; NO credit card receipts please) to any of the drop off locations. You will need to ask for your receipt, but you CAN NOT ask Mazzio's employees to save receipts for you. For questions, you may contact Christina McClendon @ 371-6893. All calls will be returned after 6:00 pm. Receipts will be divided equally between the two schools. Thank you for your support!
CHS Class of 1956
50th Anniversary Reunion

June 9, 2006

Teachers & Military Honored
Nifty Fifties Reunion
June 10, 2006

CHS 1950-51-52-53-54-55-56-57-58-59
9th Annual CEF Golf
Scramble June 8th

June 8, 2006
Funds To Collinsville Education
U10 Baseball Cardinals
In Post Season Tourney

June 9, 2006

Undefeated In League Play
Plumbing Portion Of
Alcorn's Business For Sale

June 2006

Trucks, Equipment, Customers
Youth Group Helps Three
Collinsville Home Owners

June 8, 2006

And many other homes in area
School Board Accepts Bids
Track & ECC Building
June 5, 2006
"Pepsi" Changes Begin In 2007-08
Old City Swimming Pool
Won't Be Repaired
June 5, 2006
New Pool Plans Accelerated
Snakes and Kids Visit Library
June 6, 2006
Summer Reading Program In Progress
Earl Sears Seeks Your Support As State Representative
June 5, 2006
Primary Election Is July 25, 2006
Grease Fire Sunday
At Rick's Custom Butchering

June 4, 2006
Smoke Pouring Out Roof Vent
Hogs 'N' Hot Rods
Saturday June 10th
Misc. News: Backyard Fire / Farmer's Market Start
June 3, 2006
Church League Softball Soon
Steve Mathes Graveside
Service Tuesday June 6th

June 3, 2006
Was 1976 CHS Graduate
St. John Owasso Hospital
Discussed At Chamber

June 1, 2006
ER 5 Miles From Collinsville
7pm Friday June 2 -- American Cancer Society Relay For Life (Owasso HS track) Collinsville / Owasso overnight event
Collinsville Junior Main Street members will be selling University of Tulsa football tickets Saturday during Hogs 'N' Hot Rods. From 11:30-12:30 two TU players will be here signing autographs (6ft2in Aaron Roupoli from Huntington Beach, CA and 6ft4in Charles Ramsey from Owasso). According to TU's football web site their next game is just 83 days away (from June 9th).
Information from City Manager Pam Polk (June 1st) indicates continued use of the existing city pool is unlikely. Options will be discussed at the Monday June 5th City Commission meeting. The city was on track for the planned May 27th pool opening when difficulties were encountered. Results from an engineering inspection were just received today. -- Ted 6/1/2006 11pm
Note: The Cherokee Chopper given away June 2nd was not the same one coming here for Hogs 'N' Hot Rods June 10th 8 - 11am Farmer's Market Opened At City Plaza 12th & Main Saturday June 3rd Start ... then every Wed & Sat
Collinsville Soccer Club will once again be hosting British Soccer Camp! It will be held July 31st thru August 4, 2006 at the Collinsville Sports Complex. Ages 3-16 are welcome. A free replica jersey is offered if enrolled online by June 16 at www.challengersports.com. Final deadline for the camp is July 21st. For more information please contact Vicki at 402-9265.
The Library's gala & mystery dinner have been cancelled.
Photo Contest -- I have not been able to get the sponsors together to get this nailed down. -- Ted 6/2/2006
Blood Drive at Masonic Lodge
June 6th 2-6pm
25,507 visits to cvilleok.com during May 2006
Ted 6/1/2006 ( I have noticed in past few weeks that the Google search within cvilleok.com is not finding many of the news articles that are there. I'll have to investigate and let you know later on that problem.)
Misc News: Pool Still Empty
/ Sports Camps

May 31, 2006
Cemetery Flower Pick Up Reminder
If you have any interesting photos from Memorial Day weekend you would like to share (fishing, water skiing, ... etc) please email to wrightted@aol.com
(Hard to believe no one took an interesting photo?)
Most of my time the past week has been spent searching my photo archives for requested photos for: Ashley Jones, Brad Aguillard, Jake Hamlin, Clint Swango, Hillary Brown, Jerry Harker, Kacy Keith, Kelli Dunagan, Kelsey Cartwright, Kelsi Miller, Lance Kite and Rebyl Richardson. I'm in the process today of trying to let them know their photo CDs are completed. If you have email or phone contact you might pass on the word for me?
-- Thanks, Ted -- 1:30pm Wednesday 5/31
Planning for the 10 year reunion of the CHS class of 1996 has started. Anyone who would like to help or just be contacted can contact Justin Howard by email gj.howard@sbcglobal.net or 371-0882. The date has been set for homecoming weekend with the football game being September 15th. Only three and half months away. -- 5/24/2006


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