June 2007 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... call Ted Wright (918) 371-1901 or send email to wrightted@aol.com.
Tuesday July 3rd: Fireworks & Family Activities in City Park start at 6pm

(Local Topo Map)
Caney River
at 25.85ft 11am 6/30/2007 (flood stage is 26ft) 26.69 ft at 21:00 6/30 -- 27.70ft 10am 7/1
Verdigris River at 14.56ft 11am 6/30/2007 (flood stage is 35ft)
14.65 ft at 22:00 6/30 -- 15.05ft 10am 7/1
(unconfirmed raw data from Corp. of Engineers sites)

From 6/30/2007 Tulsa World: Tulsa -- Virginia Faye Graham, 89, homemaker, died Friday. No local services planned. Collinsville Funeral Home, Collinsville.
Sunday July 1st (6pm) A Glorious Church (915 N. 19th) presents: Rick McKnight for impersonations of Elvis, Roger Miller, Johnny Mathis and Marty Robbins (1950's Doo-Wop Songs) ... no admission charge ... free watermelon after concert. (Call Linda 371-2863) City Commission Agenda
For Monday July 2

June 29, 2007
Trash Equipment Purchase
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Viewer Feedback

June 29, 2007
Local & Foreign Emails
The Josh Richardson Memorial Softball Tournament has been rescheduled to July 28-29 due to all the recent rains. -- Ted 6/29/07 Last call for new photo CD orders (& pickup of old orders) -- Ted - 6/29
July & August calendars updated -- 6/28 -- 1st CHS football game Aug 31st (volleyball & softball & band before that) CHS 1977 meeting changed to July 5th (from 10th) Business For Sale
June 28, 2007
Plumbing & Hardware In Collinsville
Correction: All city utility bills are now due on the 10th of the month. I miss-read my residential billl and gave some incorrect info a few days back. -- Sorry, Ted Wright 6-28-07 From 6-28-2007 Tulsa World: Helen Virginia Arvidson, 88, secretary, died Sunday in Collinsville. No services planned. Moore's Rosewood.
Rachel Chronister was approved by the School Board today as the new principal at Herald Elementary -- 6/26/2007 -- see school board meeting results below
Collinsville Library Walls
Filling With Characters

June 26, 2007
KTUL's Colliers Reads / Reeves Baby Born
Postponed: Josh Richardson Memorial Softball
I'll just be taking requests until June 30th for individual photo CDs for CHS students. December is the next window of opportunity. -- Ted 6/26
Misc. News: Local Belvedere Guesses / Utility Due Date / CHS Reunions By 10's
June 26, 2007
Summer & All-State Baseball

School Board: CHS Track Surface Is "Unacceptable"
June 21, 2007
Herald Principal: Rachel Chronister

Danielle Johndrow's NSU Assignment Highlights New Collinsville Residents
June 25, 2007
Hmong Migrating Here
From 6-25-2007 Tulsa World: Tulsa -- Daisy Blum Oxford, 74, homemaker, died Sunday. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Faith Fellowship, Collinsville. Reynolds, Collinsville. From 6-26-2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- Fred Vining, 84, died Monday. Services pending. Sien-Shelton, Skiatook.
Misc. News: More 4-H / Rep. Sears On Tax Relief / Weatherman To Library
June 23, 2007
10U Baseball Cards Undefeated
Thank You!!! --- There were over 2000 visits to cvilleok.com in just one day (June 21, 2007) -- Ted Wright --
(Have been averaging over 1500 visits per day in June so far with 37,439 June visits thru noon 6-24-2007)
Cherokee Election was Sat. June 23, 2007 ... local polling place was at Collinsville Library
(Results: Chief Chad Smith won; Dist. 8: Anglen & Cobb won; removal of federal approval won) -- 6/25/2007
Misc. News: British Soccer Camp / Paper Recycling $1000 Goal / Morrow Garden
June 21, 2007
ECC Brick Work / Parking at 13th & Main
Don't forget to get your Summer Solstice (non-) Party info from Dr. Babbitt at the Library and leave a donation to support the Animal Shelter effort. (June 21, 2007)
First day of summer Thursday June 21st ... less rain ... more heat? (hasn't happened so far 6/26)
Collinsville City Fireworks Display July 3rd at City Park
Preliminary Tri-County Fair
Plans Announced

June 20, 2007
Livestock Show Aug. 23-24-25-26
From 6/20/2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- Kim M. Anderson, 73, retired certified public accountant, died Monday. Service 2 p.m. Thursday, Rejoice Free Will Baptist Church, Owasso. Mowery, Owasso. Class of 77 reunion next meeting 7pm July 10th at Greybeards. Thank you, Rick Clark. (6-20-2007) Soccer Sign-ups
July 7, 14, & 21 (9 am - 12 pm)
At the Collinsville Soccer Fields
New players bring a copy of their birth certificate
Contact - Cheryl McColley 638-5489
Ronn Badertscher supplied the photo at left taken from The Rural Fire Dept. during the lightning storm last night (6-19-2007).
The 6-16-2007 view above caught my eye as I don't often think of Main Street as being tree-lined. -- Ted
Misc. News: Mark Dixon Benefit / August School Enrollments
June 19, 2007
4-H To Plant 100 Flowers
Garage Sale
this weekend:
11848 N. 107th E. Ave. Collinsville OK. (Country Estates)
Thurs June 21, Fri June 22nd, Sat June 23rd.
6:00 am until 3:00pm each day.
Assortment of Car Parts, Clothes and Decorations.
I still have Photo CDs ready to be picked up for: Ali Schultheiss, Jonathan Woods, Katie Sullivan, Kaycee Donelson, and David Chester.
[I have Prints ready for: Andria Gill, Tyler Nair, Mark Hamilton, and Jacquelyn Morgans]. I also have a variety of graduate photos available for anyone to purchase. -- Ted 6/26/2007
I am taking orders now for a new set of CHS custom individual photo CDs. I will stop taking requests at the end of June and start searching my photo archives in July. (I won't do another search until January 2008). The new price is $35 for all of the photos I find for your student in the most recent school year (2006-07). Add $10 for each prior school year (back to 2004) you would like searched. [The following existing requests will not need to pay the additional yearly charge: Amanda Bolien, Gayle Wolfe, George & William Tyler, Jessica Vaughn, Jordan Perkins, Lacey Koscheski, Kylie Cole, and Tyler Chronister.] -- Ted Wright -- June 30, 2007
The Collinsville Education Foundation met Tuesday 7pm (June 19th) at the Library. David Chester will play in the HS All-State baseball games at Bricktown July 23rd for the Large East Team.
From Sunday June 17, 2007 Tulsa World: Owasso -- Jesus Palacios, 96, died Thursday. Rosary 6 p.m. Tuesday and funeral Mass 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, both at St. Therese Catholic Church, Collinsville. Mowery.
City Approved $1.9 MIllion Budget
June 16, 2007
$1.3 Million Loan Tabled
GRDA $3000 Donation
Father's Day: June 17th
Collinsville Community Blood Drive 2-6pm Tuesday June 19th at Masonic Lodge 17th & Broadway (Call 1-800-give-life for appointment)
Summer Soltice (Non-) Party June 21st
June 16, 2007
Free Style Party ... Helps Complete No-Kill Amimal Shelter
All-State Softball 6/16/2007 (Saturday morning) in Norman (Middle East) Catcher Amanda Bolien & Outfielder Katie Bryant
CEF Golf Tournament Raised Funds For Academics
June 14, 2007
Collinsville Education Foundation
City Budget Proposed for FY2007-08
June 15, 2007
Main Street Funding Questioned
No Raises For City Employees
From 6/14/2007 Tulsa World: Kathryn C Patton died June 10, 2007 From 6/14/2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- Pauline Gaylord, 80, nurse's aide, died Wednesday (June 13th). Services Monday 2pm at 1st Baptist Church. Collinsville Funeral Home. Pet Photo & Poker Run
Winners Announced

June 14, 2007
By Library & Animal Shelter Friends
4A All-State Soccer Games 6/14 at Yukon (Rachel Nelson) and 6/15 (Kyle Lee Smith) Saturday June 16th: 9-11:30am
Youth Football Signups at CHS Commons
CHS Class of 1977's next reunion meeting will be at Mazzio's 8pm Tuesday June 19th. -- Rick Clark.
Flag Day: June 14th
Shop In Collinsville
Misc. News: Jefferson Awards / 4-H 100s / Football Signups / School Song / MS August Enrollment
June 13, 2007
Josh Richardson Softball Tournament
Public Hearing: Friday June 15th 1pm at City Hall (City's FY2007-2008 Budget)
Caney River at 24.42ft 11am 6/12/2007 (flood stage is 26ft) 25.71 at 11pm [26.11 at 8am 6/13]
Verdigris River at 23.64ft 11am 6/12/2007 (flood stage is 35ft)
24.70 at 11pm [25.09 at 8am 6/13]
(unconfirmed raw data from Corp. of Engineers sites)
From June 10, 2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- Alice Noreen Paschal, 82, retired educational administrative assistant, died Thursday. No local services planned. Reynolds. Recent Obituaries from
Collinsville Funeral Home
: Willie L. Mendell
(Talala) --(October 23, 1930 - June 10, 2007)

From June 12, 2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- John L. Wade, 75, retired from Southwestern Bell, died Monday. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and service 2 p.m. Thursday, both at Hayhurst Funeral Home, Broken Arrow. Mallory-Martin, Stigler.
Garage Sale: 400900 N. 186th St. N. -- Antiques, Furniture, Toys & Electronics -- June 14-15-16 7am-5pm (371-9102) City Back In The Trash Collection Business
June 10, 2007
Waste Connection Gone By July 15
CHS Class of 1977 Thirty Year Reunion Planning. Please call Renee' Oslin Smith at 371-0519 or e-mail charlenereneesmith@yahoo.com for further infomation. -- June 9th, 2007
Hogs 'N' Hot Rods
Entertained 1000's

June 9, 2007
Downtown Collinsville
Motorcycle Rodeo Extended
Hogs 'N' Hot Rods Saturday

June 9, 2007
Collinsville Roundup Club Arena
Services Held For
Shirley (Hyatt) Wasson

June 9, 2007
1952 CHS Grad Was Banker
Nifty Fifties Annual Reunion
Featured Class of 1957

June 9, 2007
At Middle School Commons
PTO Needs Your Help
Funding ECC Playground

June 9, 2007
Bond Money For Building Only
Misc. News: Baseball & Garth / Motorcycle Rodeo
June 6, 2007
Pet Photo Contest Entry Form
Masonic Lodge Recognized Students & Teachers
June 7, 2007
Checks To Fair Board & Library Friends

Discussion and possible action on trash contract bids received by 11:00 a.m. Thursday June 7, 2007.

The meeting at 6:00 p.m. tonight is still on ... but just to report we received no bids at 11:00 a.m. -- Kelly Young (City Clerk/Treasurer) 6/7/2006

This wooden eagle is one of the many featured items in the auction Saturday during Hogs 'N' Hot Rods. The auction starts at 12:30pm Saturday June 9th in Downtown Collinsville. Contact Beth Ann Langston if you have items to donate for the auction.
State Representative Earl Sears will address the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Thursday June 7th Sign up for the summer reading program at the Library -- and don't forget to bring your paper for recycling
Sample of Collinsville
Life from 1900-1910

June 4, 2007
6th In The Centennial Series
Misc. News: CHS 1957 At Nifty 50s / Softball / Sears Letter
June 5, 2007
CHS 2007 Graduate Photos
Sewer Rates To Ignore Summer Water Use
June 4, 2007
FOP Negotiations
Ten MS & HS Positions Filled
June 4, 2007
Bob Pratt Resignation
Recent Obituaries:
Collinsville Funeral Home
Aaron Trave Whitlock
(February 10, 1918 - June 2, 2007) Pearl Harbor Survivor's services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2007 in the Collinsville Funeral Home Chapel.
Riley the Wonder Dog -- Collinsville Library, 1223 Main St., will feature Riley the Wonder Dog and Susan Phariss from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday June 5th. For ages 12 and younger. To learn more, call 596-2840. Got news? .. email Ted

July Calendar
Added 6/3
Exercise left to the reader ... if you wish to wade through a 48 page .pdf file for INCOG's local 2008-2011 Transportation Improvement Plans (TIP) -- Ted 6/2/2007 CHS Awards
June 3, 2007
Partial List From May 14th &
May 25th Assemblies
Mr. Nichols Retires As
Herald Elementary Principal

June 1, 2007
Started In Schools Here in 1974
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The CHS Class of 1997 is planning their reunion for Sept. 7th and 8th (Homecoming weekend). Ashley Frogge-Maritz will be the contact person. email: ashleymaritz@hotmail.com or 918-806-8298.
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Congratulations CHS 2007 Graduates!
Collinsville High School Graduation Ceremonies
May 15,

CHS Class of 2007 at Claremore
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