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Partial Wrestling Team Photos
Dec. 30, 2010

First Home Matches Jan. 11th
Alumni Basketball -vs- Varsity
Dec. 30, 2010

Informal Holiday Practice Sessions
I stand corrected ... the Jan. 2011 postal rate increase was denied (back in September). (More Info). -- Thank you to Sheryl Witten for getting me up-to-date. -- Ted 58,969 December 2010 visits to (1902 average daily visits) Warm Temperatures Allowed Park Fun
Dec. 30, 2010

In Shorts & Short Sleeves
Misc. News: Streetscape Progress (Lots of Pavers)
Dec. 30, 2010

Katie Sullivan Pro Football Schedule / Sewer Improvements
City Agenda For Mon. Jan. 3rd
Dec. 30, 2010

Judge Discussion In Exec. Session
$10K Grant For Animal Shelter Add-On

.Four Collinsville Wrestlers mentioned in "Coaches Aid" Top 30 wrestlers article. Senior Corey Snow is listed as one to watch through out the year with the potential to make the list by years end. Freshmen Gary Wayne Harding and Will Steltzlen are mentioned as freshmen who are expected to compete for state titles. Dylan Helm is the lone sophomore on the "Next Ten" list.-- Tonya Helm (12/29/2010)

Partial CHS Basketball Team Photos
Dec. 29, 2010

Games Resume In January
Only a few days left to make a tax-deductible contribution for 2010!
The Ward-Wiseman Animal Haven, Collinsville's 501(c)3 no-kill animal shelter is entering its' 4th year and is STILL run 100% by generous donations! Please help a homeless cat or dog in your community, and remember to spay and neuter!
Three CHS Football Cardinals Named All-District
Dec. 28, 2010

Eight More Honorable Mention
Lacey (Koscheski) Stout Diagnosed With Rare Medical Condition
Dec. 28, 2010

Family Asking For Assistance
From Tuesday Dec. 28, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Frank R. Birr, 53, laborer, died Saturday. No services planned. Ninde Brookside, Tulsa.
Robert Dale Fain (October 31, 1949 - December 25, 2010) Memorial services 2pm Tues., Dec. 28, 2010 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel. [Also ... From Monday 12/27/2010 Tulsa World: Vera — Robert Dale Fain, 61, military veteran, died Saturday.] Streetscape Work Continues On Main Street
Dec. 27, 2010

Pavers Started In One Section
Capps 60th Anniversary -- 12/26/2010 Tulsa World Hello Ted: I want to let you know that my brother Norman Conger died Dec. 22 at home. Funeral services will be Dec. 27, at Floral Haven chapel at 12:30 p.m. Thanks Juanita Parker (12/26/2010) With Just A Week Left ...
Dec. 26, 2010

Top 2010 News Stories Summarized
Virginia Caroline Raglin (January 11, 1935 - December 24, 2010) Visitation Monday Dec. 27. 11am-8pm at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at the Sandridge Cemetery. Collinsville: Joe Keith, WR-DB; Patrick Moss, DT; & Zack Pritchard, T; on 12/25/2010 Tulsa World All-Metro Football Honorable Mention List.
Randi Gilmartin on 12/24/2010 Tulsa World All-Metro Softball Honorable Mention list. Mr. Wright, the Tulsa World inadvertently had Kyrston Wheeler listed under Kellyville yesterday instead of Collinsville. She is an honorable mention for Volleyball All-Metro . -- Thanks and Merry Christmas Art (12/24/2010) Misc. News: Channel 2 Tree Did Not Survive
Dec. 21, 2010

Jarrard Grandbaby / Quilters Party
Happy New Year -- For the holidays we are offering Gift Certificates toThe Rock Gym
1108 W. Main -- Collinsville
The Rock Gym
3 month gym and tanning plus bottle of N.O. Explode -- $124.99 3 month gym and tanning plus bottle of Syntha-6 -- $114.99 3 month gym and tanning -- $99.99 Look great for the holidays with our December tanning special! -- $19.99 (Bottles of Syntha-6 and N.O. Explode redeemable upon signup. Taxes not included in pricing to left)
From Wed. Dec. 22, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Robert Carl "Bob" Blaylock, 72, truck driver, died Tuesday. Services pending. Reynolds. Haylie Kirby, Shelbie Kirby, Coree Lenhart in 12/22/2010 Tulsa World All-Metro Cross Team Honorable Mention List House Fire
Dec. 22, 2010

Fully Engulfed In Flames
Misc. News: Holiday Greetings From Library Staff
Dec. 21, 2010

Live Nativity / FFA Fundraiser / JrHi Wrestlers 1st At Bixby
Lost Dog Ads ...etc
Merry Christmas From Tuesday Dec. 21, 2010 Tulsa World: - Sabra Kay Hopkins, 57, quality-control administrator, died Sunday. [Memorial service 2 p.m. Thursday, Mowery Funeral Service Chapel, Owasso. ] Lively City Commission Meet
Dec. 20, 2010

Judge Change Tabled / Housing Issue / Closed Economic Dev. Session
Zach Pritchard, Collinsville, in 12/21/2010 Tulsa World All-Star Football List All Star by Class is given by the OK Football Coaches Association. No game is played. All State is given by the OK Coaches Association. All Staters are selected from all the All Star by class kids. East vs West at the Coaches clinic in July -- per Jim Riley 12/21/2010
Junior High Basketball At Bishop Kelley
Dec. 16, 2010

Boyd Murphy Photos From Last Thursday
Additional (Unfunded) Park Improvements
Dec. 20, 2010

Architect's Concept Considered
The JH wrestling team won the Bixby tournament held in Bixby this past weekend. The Cardinals finished ahead of class 6A Powers Sapulpa and Broken Arrow. Collinsville crowned 5 Champions and placed 9 in the top 4 of the individual weight classes. Wining Individual Tournament Championships for the Cardinals were Layton Denney, Justin Walker, Christian Moody, Davion Jefferies, and Wyatt Jordan. Alson placing for Collinsville were Dakota McGarrah and Josh Arnold 2nd, Justin Kothe 3rd, and Jake Henry 4th. -- Jim Riley (12/20/2010)
City Business Today (Dec. 20): 4pm Park Board ; 6pm Judge Reception; 7pm Commission Meet William Atlas Gosvener (October 13, 1922 - December 19, 2010) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral services 10am Wed., Dec. 22nd at Baptist Tabernacle
January 2011 Calendar  
Pauline L. Boyd (June 8, 1923 - December 16, 2010) Visitation: Sun. Dec. 19, 1:30-6pm and Mon. Dec. 20, from 9am-8pm at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at Sequoyah Hills Baptist Church, 714 N Harvard Ave, Tulsa. From Sat. Dec. 18, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Virginia Baum, 89, retired Tulsa Rubber employee, died Wednesday. Services pending. Mowery, Owasso. [Service 10:30 a.m. Monday, First Baptist Church]
Misc. News: Wilder Named Indian Education Winner
Dec. 17, 2010

JrHi Football Followup / New OBU Sports
Agenda For Monday City Meet: New City Judge
Dec. 17, 2010

Econ. Dev. / Verison Contract
6th Grade Girls Basketball Win Over Skiatook
Dec. 16, 2010

Red Team Won 14-2
From 12/18/2010 Tulsa World: Boys HS Basketball: Coweta 71, Collinsville 29 while Collinsville Girls won 69-65 Friday.  
6th Grade Basketball Win Over Skiatook
Dec. 16, 2010

Collinsville Boys Won In 2 OTs
6th Grade Girls Basketball Win Over Skiatook
Dec. 16, 2010

Cardettes Also Won At Catoosa
Misc. News: Herald Elementary Compassion Kids
Dec. 16, 2010

Lost Dog / 4th Basketball / Parade Winner
City Park Board Meet
Dec. 16, 2010

Monday 4pm Session With LandPlan
12/16/2010 Tulsa World Story on Collinsville's Silver Dollar Cafe
JrHi Basketball -vs- Skiatook
Dec. 13, 2010

Games Here Monday
From Thursday Dec. 16, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Patrick Newton Gipson, 56, commercial and residential painter, died Tuesday. Services pending. Add'Vantage, Tulsa.
Freddie Raymond Bauer (July 31, 1934 - December 14, 2010) (Talala) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Per 12/15/2010 Tulsa World: (Basketball) Kelley 57, Collinsville Boys 30 & Kelley 66, Collinsville Girls 43

12/15/2010 Tulsa World Story on Bus Bayouth
Photo Left: Kay & Bus in 1934
Story Right: World War II
Sol Bayouth opened the Skiatook store in 1940 after 24 years in Collinsville..

Misc. News: Wrestlers Finish Strong At Nationals
Dec. 14, 2010

STUCO CherryBerry Fundraiser / S-Curve Prep
Jake our Chocolate Lab has run off and left his collar and tags behind. He was last seen in the area of 126th St N in between Garnett (Old 169) and Mingo (97th) on December 10th, 2010. We miss him very much and are offering a REWARD if he is found and returned to us. Please contact Beth at 693-0881. (12/14/2010)  
Monday night before the regular commission meeting there will be a reception for Judge Caputo. December 14th will be the last time he presides as Judge for the City of Collinsville. We would like to honor Judge Caputo and thank him for his 10 years of service with the City of Collinsville. The reception will begin at 6:00 p.m. -- Angela McGinnis (City Clerk, City of Collinsville) 12/14/2010
From Sunday Dec. 12, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville -- Janice Lee Monyhan, 75, homemaker, died Thursday. Memorial service 1 p.m. Monday, Mowery Funeral Service Chapel, Owasso. A.B. "Bus" Bayouth (94) of Skiatook passed away today (Dec. 13, 2010) according to Snook Bayouth. Misc. News: Mi'Shell Garrett Dance Fund Raiser
Dec. 13, 2010

WWAH Thanks / Wilson Empathy
From Sunday Dec. 12, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville - William Calvin "Bill" Campbell, 18, student, died Saturday. Services pending. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. -- (2005 Previous Coverage) -- [Obituary 12/14/2010] William Calvin "Bill" Campbell (November 16, 1992 - December 11, 2010) Visitation 9am-8pm Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at the First Baptist Church of Collinsville. Interment will follow at the Highland Park Cemetery in Oilton at 1:30 p.m.
Chorus: Boar's Heade Feaste
Dec. 11, 2010

Two Performances Saturday
Per 12/11/2010 Tulsa World at Sperry Basketball Tourney: Boys -- Collinsville 72, Barnsdall 69 (Friday) Sperry BB: GIRLS Berryhill 54, Collinsville 40 (Saturday) --per 12/12 Tulsa World
Collinsville Christmas Parade
Dec. 11, 2010

Sample Photos
Hannah's Helping Hands Drawing
Dec. 11, 2010

2nd Annual Raffle For Kids With Cancer
9th Grade Basketball -vs- Oologah
Dec. 9, 2010

Collinsville Lost Both Games
Band's Pancake Breakfast Saturday Morning Dec. 11th (7-10:30 at Middle School) ...before the parade Chorus Boar's Heade Feast (& performance) 4 & 7pm Sat at CHS
7th Grade Basketball -vs- Oologah
Dec. 9, 2010

Stamper Buzzer Shot Won For Boys
8th Grade Basketball -vs- Oologah
Dec. 9, 2010

Photos From Boys Game & Roster
Check back later for photos JrHi Basketball -vs- Oologah here Thursday: 7th girls 11-5 at half, 7th boys won 39-37 at buzzer, 8th boys lost 21-30, 9th boys lost 26-35, 9th girls lost 45-57, have no info on 8th girls. -- Ted 9pm 12/9/2010 Tulsa World (12/10/2010): HS Basketball at Sperry Tournament: Pawhuska 54 - Collinsville Boys 44 and Collinsville Girls 55 - Pawhuska 42. From Friday Dec.10, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Viola Marie (Macey) Mitchell, 86, retired from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, died Wednesday. Services pending. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Misc. News: Post Office Drop Box Back To Alley
Dec. 9, 2010

HRC Christmas / Philly Cheese Steak
Streetscape Phase II Progress
Dec. 9, 2010

Some New Sidewalks Now Poured
CHS Baseball Coach Tony Reeder is the grand marshall for Saturday's (11am) Christmas Parade. Results from 12/8 City Commission Meet: Christmas Bonus, Parking lot paving bid approved, Community Cablevision ownership change. -- Ted 11pm Wed. 5pm JrHi Basketball -vs- Oologah here Thursday Dec. 9th
4 Bands In Concert Tuesday
Dec. 7, 2010

Beginners Through High School
Honor Band To Educators Convention In Jan.
Lee Harrold Services Friday
Dec. 8, 2010

Graveside Services 2pm At Ridgelawn For Former Fire Chief
Richard Kenneth Davisson (Obit) in12/7/2010 Tulsa World Shirley M. Webb (June 13, 1935 - December 7, 2010) Funeral Services 2pm Thurs. Dec. 9, 2010 at First Baptist Church of Collinsville. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home,
Jack Jolley (Died December 7, 2010) Services Pending. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home, Services 10am Friday at St.Therese
From Wed. Dec. 8, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Lee R. Harrold, 88, retired fire chief, died Tuesday. Services pending. Mowery, Owasso.
Sperry Basketball Tournament Tuesday: CHS Boys lost to Nowata 28-50 & CHS Girls beat Bristow 65-33. -- Per 12/8/2010 Tulsa World Facebook info on Christmas Parade Just wanted to let you all know that the post office drop box is back up. Since all we citizens are paying for the asphalt, I believe we should be providing the service of a drop box. -- Pam Polk (City Manager, City of Collinsville) 12/8/2010  
JrHi Boys Basketball At Coweta
Dec. 6, 2010

Boyd Murphy Photos
City Agenda For Wed. Dec. 8th (Redo From Monday)
Dec. 7, 2010

Parking Lot Bids / Cable Franchise
City Commission did not have quorum Monday ... will try again Wednesday.
School Board
heard bond debt position --Ted 11:30am Tues 12/7/2010
Band Concert Tuesday (Photos Later)
Remember Pearl Harbor
Donna Sears has filed to keep school board post 1 -- per 12/7/2010 Tulsa World
Library Silent Auction In Progress
Dec. 6, 2010

Gift Baskets On Display At Library
Christmas Parade Saturday Dec. 11th
Sign Up For Christmas Parade
The Collinsville Crimson Cadets had their 2nd round of all-state auditions on Saturday. Paisley Eberle, and Emily Fuller, both clarinet players, earned a spot in the Oklahoma All-State Band!!! We are extremely proud of these two young ladies, and all those who auditioned. As a reminder, the concert will be on Tuesday, Dec. 7th at 7PM in the HS gym. We are asking that everyone bring a non-perishable food item to help those in need in our community. Thanks. Richard Newhart (12/5/2010)
Miss Collinsville Scholarship Pageant
Dec. 4, 2010

Sarah Jensen & Jordan Howell To Represent Collinsville
Smith -Nix April Wedding -- Per 12/5/2010 Tulsa World School Board Filing Period Mon-Wed -- 12/5/2010 Tulsa World -- (Previous Coverage)
3-OT Loss To Claremore By CHS JV Girls
Dec. 3, 2010

30-31 Loss Prior To Varsity Games Friday
Varsity Basketball -vs- Claremore
Dec. 3, 2010

Both Collinsville Teams Lost
School Board Agenda For Monday Dec. 6th
Dec. 4, 2010

Potential Bond Discussions
City Commission Agenda For Monday Dec. 6th
Dec. 4, 2010

Parking Lot Bids / Cable Franchise
The Collinsville Red 4th Grade boys won their first basketball game against Skiatook on Thursday. The boys played a well fought game ending after 2 overtimes with a score of 11-10. All the boys did a great job at teamwork!! WAY TO GO CARDS!!!! -- Thanks, Beth Davis (12/4/2010)
Misc. News: Kelsey Cartwright July Wedding Set
Dec. 2, 2010

Wilson "Service" Kids / Angel Tree In Progress
Chamber of Commerce Leadership Set For 2011
Dec. 2, 2010

At December Luncheon Meet
61,520 November 2010 visits to (2050 average daily visits)
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Ted, here is the lastest update On Mike Vaughn:
After a long recovery in the hospital and in rehab at Kaiser Rehab Center,, Mike is finally able to come home! We have been blessed with the joy of having him home for Thanksgiving and the rest of the holidays. He is doing very well and enjoys being home..He said there is "No Place Like Home" We still have a long road ahead of us,,but taking it one day at a time. We would like to Thank everyone for their love, support and prayers.
This Saturday December 4th we will be having a Welcome Home Party for Mike at our home at 8997 E. 166th St., Collinsville, Ok. It all starts at 4;00 pm until ?? Snacks will be provided. Everyone is welcome to come visit Mike..He enjoys visits so much and would like to thank everyone for all their help & prayers.
God bless you all, The Vaughn Family (12/1/2010) -- Previous Coverage
CHS Basketball -vs- Skiatook
Nov. 29, 2010

Ladies Lost In OT / Guys Rally Fell Short In Season Opener / State Champ Gym Photos
The 2 time state champion OK Royals 9u baseball team made up of area kids is having tryouts on Sat Dec 11th at 4pm. Call Roy Weathers 292-9060 or 371-5755. -- Roy Weathers (12/1/2010)  
12/1/2010 Tulsa World Coverage of CHS Basketball -vs- Skiatook. -- I'll be working on my photo page for several more hours today -- Ted -- noon Wed. Chamber of Commerce monthly noon luncheon meeting is Thursday (Dec. 2) at Library. Election of officers is primary business. Misc.News: 190 Pound Buck
Dec. 1, 2010

Band Pancakes / JV Basketball Adjust / Fit Camp Started
I understand there can be some confusion to the casual observer, BUT THIS WEB SITE IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH THE COLLINSVILLE NEWS. We are competitors. I am not responsible for their content nor they for mine. They have their own web site, and this is not it. -- Ted Wright -- Nov. 15, 2010 -- Frequently Asked Questions
Ridgelawn Cemetery will be initiating winter hours beginning Monday November 15th, 2010. Gates to the cemetery will be open at 8 AM and locked at 5:30 PM. Please contact the Cemetery Sexton at 371-1037 with any questions or concerns. -- Phil Stowell (Public Works Director, City of Collinsville) 11/9/2010
Oklahoma elects first female governor: Mary Fallin -- Nov. 2, 2010 -- with Channel 6 KOTV link
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Oct. 29, 2010
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