Nov. 2007 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) ... call Ted Wright (918) 371-1901 or send email to
Agenda For Dec. 3rd City Meet
Nov. 30, 2007
Tulsa Fire Truck + Mutual Aid
CHS Basketball At Skiatook
Nov. 30, 2007
Both Collinsville Teams Lost
One Day Collection Announced
Nov. 30, 2007
M.e.t. & Tulsa Biofuel
Bank In Collinsville:
Hines Home From Iraq
Nov. 29, 2007
Dermody Brother & Cousin
CHS Basketball Team Photos
Nov. 30, 2007
Season Starts Tonight At Skiatook
The crosswalks at 15th Street on both Main and Broadway have some additional signage to remind you to stop for any pedestrians. But please be especially watchful for the school kids going to/from the Middle School just a block further south. The schools had asked for volunteers for crossing guards earlier but had no luck. Don't have current status on that request.-- Ted -- Nov. 29, 2007
Joining Santa and other local entries Dec. 8th will be the Library's Elf Mobile and KJRH's Deana Goll and George Flickinger ... Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Update -- Nov. 28, 2007
Local Shopping Opportunities
The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for a full-time position of Water Treatment Plant Operator I. Under minimum supervision candidate will be responsible for maintaining water quality and plant equipment. Position requires general knowledge of maintenance of water quality and testing. High school diploma or equivalent is required and must be able to obtain Class "D" and "C" license in the required time. Must be able to work nights and weekends and various shifts. A valid Oklahoma Drivers License required. Salary range depends on qualifications. Full benefit package is available. Drug testing required.
Apply in person at City Hall, 106 N. 12th Street, or mail resume to: City of Collinsville, Attention: Personnel, P O Box 730, Collinsville, Oklahoma 74021. Resumes may be E-mailed to: Applications will be taken until the position if filled. The City of Collinsville is an equal opportunity employer. [11-27-2007]
Shop In Collinsville:
Family Pharmacy
1205 W. Main
Collinsville Recycling
Grand Opening Dec. 3rd

Nov. 27, 2007
The M.e.t. / City Press Release
Sales Tax City Comparisons
Nov. 26, 2007
$88,448 To City For 1 Month Sales
Shop In Collinsville:
Subway 701 W. Main
The CHS basketball game Friday Nov. 30th (originally scheduled at Skiatook's new gym) has been moved to their old gym. JV and Varsity boys & girls games will be played. [The JrHi plays at Oologah Thursday Nov. 29th] Becoming a Farmers' Market Grower Workshop
There will be a free workshop for potential producers of fruits and vegetables on Saturday, December 1st at the OSU Extension Center located at 4116 E. 15th St. in Tulsa from 9:00 - noon. You may contact Sue Gray, Tulsa County OSU Extension Horticulturist at 746-3717 or Melinda Marsh, Collinsville Farmers' Market Manager at 371-4480 for more information.
New Bridge Started & Collinsville Recycling Expanded
Nov. 25, 2007
Main Street Bridge Progress
Misc. News: First Snow / Australia News / Motel Tax
Nov. 24, 2007
Emily's Didgeridoo
Recent Obituaries from Collinsville Funeral Home: Clarence S. Barlow (March 6, 1918 - November 22, 2007) Services 10am, Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at the Collinsville Funeral Home Chapel with interment following at Osage Gardens Cemetery in Skiatook. Visitation will be Monday 6-8pm at the Collinsville Funeral Home.

First Snow ... Just A Dusting
Nov. 24, 2007

Pups Need Adoption

Friday Nov. 23, 2007
Abby, 11-12 months old, rabies shots, spayed, lab mix, listens well, will run up to you and sit to be petted.
Call Susan at 630-8832 or
These two are a cocker mix, have rabies shots and have been spayed...appx 5 months old...really sweet, Cali (left) and Daisy on the right.
Call Susan at 630-8832
(FOCAS Photographer: Stef Dowdy)
The Elks plan their second meeting Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007 at the City Library, 1223 S. Main in Collinsville at 7pm in the meeting room. -- Dan Kirk

Recent Obituaries from Collinsville Funeral Home: Bonnie Jean King (January 17, 1935 - November 20, 2007) Services 10am Friday, November 23, 2007 at the Collinsville Funeral Home Chapel

Happy Thanksgiving
Misc. News: Turkey Greetings / Holiday Decorations / Bridge Gone
Nov. 21, 2007
Train Left Tracks (as usual)
JrHi Basketball Here
-vs- Bristow

Nov. 19, 2007
Games At MS & CHS
From Wednesday Nov. 21, 2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- Melvin Flanary, 86, retired from American Airlines, died Tuesday. Services pending. Reynolds.
From Tuesday Nov. 20, 2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- James Richard Ritz, 65, security guard, died Monday. Visitation noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Reynolds Funeral Service. Private family services.
The Sanitation Dept will be off this Thursday to observe Thanksgiving and spend time with their families. Thursday’s route will be picked up on Friday and Friday’s route will be picked up on Saturday. So please have your poly-cart out on those days. The City of Collinsville wants to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving Holiday. -- Pam Polk, City Manager, City of Collinsville, OK (11-19-2007 4pm) -- [City offices will also be closed Thurs & Friday for Thankgiving]
From Monday Nov. 19, 2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- Dora "Dot" Coble, 87, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending. Moore's Memory, Tulsa. Misc. News: Football All-District / Main Street Bridge Removal / ECC Character Kids
Nov. 19, 2007
Steel Gone From Bridge 5 Days After Detour
City Commission Combined
Fire & EMS Departments

Nov. 19, 2007
Plaza & Fire Truck Discussions Tabled
Update for Nov. 5th City Meet
School Thanksgiving Break started Wednesday Nov. 21st

Misc. News: Main St. Bridge Removal / Library Christmas Auction
Nov. 17, 2007
Raggedy Quilts By Patchworkers

Great Depression Impacts Recalled
Nov. 18, 2007
Florence Howard Died Recently
Recent Obituaries from Collinsville Funeral Home: Etta Lurline King (July 26, 1929 - November 16, 2007) Funeral services 2pm Monday, November 19, 2007 at the Faith Fellowship Church
Perhaps More Later? (Any Sponsors?)
From the Friday Nov. 16, 2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- Madison Michelle Bosch, infant daughter of Jennifer and Philip Bosch, died Tuesday. Services pending. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow. Wilson Elementary Auctioned Centennial Items
Nov. 15, 2007
PTO Fundraiser
Misc. News: Scouts Tour Depot / 5th Grade Football / Teen Miss / Business Detour / Gas Prices / Perfect Attendance / Elks Group
Nov. 15, 2007
Veterans Invited To Christmas Parade
Oklahoma 100 years as a State: Nov 16, 1907- 2007
Broadway Bridge Re-Opens After 21 Years
Nov. 14, 2007
Main Street Traffic Now Diverted To Broadway
Recent Obituaries from Collinsville Funeral Home: Helen Elizabeth Drinko
(November 1, 1948 - November 13, 2007)
Environmental Quality Press Release
Nov. 14, 2007
Smelter Info & Sampling Requested
CCC Band Booster Newsletter
Nov. 14, 2007
By Lillian Elmore
All-District Band Selections Announced
Nov. 13, 2007
Upcoming Band Events Listed
The Herald 3rd graders' field trip to the Morrow Home Place has been cancelled today due to the weather change and many kids not dressing for the colder windy weather expected later today. -- Ted 10am 11/14
Veterans Honored At Schools Monday
Nov. 12, 2007
Programs At ECC, Herald & CHS
JrHi Boys Basketball Festival In Progress (Skiatook Monday)
Nov. 12, 2007
Games Tuesday & Thursday Also
Gerald (Pete) Spicer passed away Saturday evening (Nov. 10th) while in Hospice Care at St. Francis Hospital. His services will be Wednesday at 10:00 at Meadowcreek Methodist Church in Collinsville. -- (From Susan Babbitt 11-11-2007: Pete is the husband of Marlene Spicer, Friends of the Collinsville Animal Shelter President and Collinsville Library Volunteer. Pete helped us in so many ways with projects in both groups. He made me smile often and laugh out loud even more often. He was my good friend and I appreciate all the time and help he offered FOCAS and FOCL. I will miss our talks.)
[Tulsa World 11/12/2007: Collinsville -- Gerald Lee "Pete" Spicer. 66, retired from Whirlpool Corp., died Saturday. Service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Meadowcreek United Methodist Church. Musgrove-Merriott-Smith, Claremore.]
Oklahoma Centennial: Sample of 1950s Collinsville
Nov. 11, 2007
11th In A Series
JrHi Girls Basketball Festival
Nov. 8, 2007
Berryhill Played Here Thursday
Recent Obituaries from Collinsville Funeral Home: Patrick Earl Ahlborn (June 17, 1954 - November 9, 2007)
The city commission will meet to discuss combining the Fire & EMS departments at 6pm Wednesday Nov.14th at City Hall. -- Ted Friday 11pm Nov. 9th-- (Previous coverage)
Local Veterans Honored in Parade Here Saturday
Nov. 10, 2007
CHS Band Marched Also
Veterans Day Activities at the schools Monday Nov. 12th (see calendar) ... also JrHi Boys Basketball Christmas Parade is less than 1 month away. Entry form due by Dec. 1st. -- Ted 11/9/2007
The Rock Gym Celebrates With Chamber of Commerce
Nov. 7, 2007
Ribbon Cutting For Fitness Business
Looks like Main To Broadway detour will begin after 3pm Wed. Nov. 14th Broadway Bridge Dedication Ceremony -- Ted -- 5:45pm Friday Nov. 9th
Collinsville Schools Release Info To Parents & Students
Nov. 8, 2007
Increases In MRSA Staph Infections
The CHS Academic Team won first place at the Tulsa 7 tournament in Cleveland last Saturday and won the Phi Beta Kappa Tournament in Miami on Tuesday. The team did an outstanding job in both tournaments. -- Kelli Hutchinson, Academic Sponsor (11-9-2007)
Misc. News: Boys Soccer Team Undefeated / CareerTech Link / CHS On Morning TV
Nov. 8, 2007
Museum Visitor From Australia
100th Anniversary of Oklahoma Statehood Nov. 16, 2007
Misc. News: End Of Powder Puff? / Home Representative News / Pickups Collide
Nov. 7, 2007
Former Resident On Field At Detroit-Denver Pro Game
Thank You
To All Veterans
Recent Obituaries from Collinsville Funeral Home: Kennith Silas Beamer (March 29, 1924 - November 3, 2007) Private family service planned Nov. 16th Oklahoma Centennial Activities at Library. Collinsville's 3rd graders will visit the Morrow Home Place Nov. 14th. The Newspaper Museum In Collinsville is open by appointment every day (or if you catch me there). Contact Bill Thomas if you would like to visit the Depot Museum. Let me know if you have Centennial activities you would like listed on Wilson Elementary Centennial activities 6pm Nov. 15th. -- Ted Wright
School Board Seat 3 Up For Renewal
Nov. 6, 2007
Election Set For Feb. 5, 2008
7th Grade Basketball Girls Beat Skiatook At Buzzer
Nov. 5, 2007
Collinsville JrHi Girls Basketball Festival
Church Buys Old ECC / Johnson Honored
Nov. 5, 2007
More Classrooms & Artificial Turf Likely For March 2008 Bond Issue
Check Back For City Meet Results
Nov. 5, 2007
Statehood Holiday? / INCOG Fee
CEF Awarded Over $19K In Grants To Collinsville Schools
Nov. 2, 2007
To Supplement Academics
Novice Wrestlers Filled CHS Gym Saturday
Nov. 3, 2007
Annual Collinsville Tournament
5-5 CHS Football Season
Ends With Loss To Grove

Nov. 2, 2007
Seniors Honored / Band Light Show
Clocks Changed (2am Sunday Nov. 4th)
... Fell Back 1 Hour
Misc. News: ECC-Wilson Honors / Cherokee Language Bowl / Basketball Scrimmage / Masonic Check To FOCAS
Nov. 2, 2007
Partial List of Veterans Day Activities
Happy Birthday Oklahoma
Chamber of Commerce
Nov. 1, 2007
Yazel Discussed County Taxes
Downtown Hosted & Treated Collinsville's Creative Youth
Oct. 31, 2007
Annual Halloween Activities
From Thursday 11-1-2007 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Florence Alice Howard, 82, homemaker, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Friday, First Baptist Church. Collinsville Funeral Home. Carlton's wife (and Carleeta, Gary & Ken's Mom).
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