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Misc. News: Pre-Prom Style Show / Library Dirt
February 28, 2010
Softball In City Park
Vote (in March) To Help Travis Pelletier Be Groom of YearVote Tuesday (March 2, 2010) ... If You Live in City of Collinsville Ward 3
The CHS Winter Guard won 2nd place in their contest at Sapulpa today and Katie Sowards earned a Superior rating for her solo performance. Congratulations Girls!!! -- Kim Thetford - Proud Guard Mom -- 2/27/2010 Swimming Pool In City Park Sees Final Days
February 27, 2010
Destruction In Progress
CHS Wrestlers Competed At State 5A Tournamant In OKC
February 26-27, 2010
Dylan Helm 2nd & Corey Snow 3rd
Dylan Helm lost his bid to win a State Wrestling Championship as a freshman as he dropped a 3-2 decision to Quinton from Harrah. Helm appeared to have a takedown in the second period that would have given him a 3-0 lead. However the ref called them off the mat and the score remained 1-0. With the loss Helm finished 2nd at 119 lbs in class 5A. -- Jim Riley -- 6:26pm Saturday 2/27/2010

1:45 Saturday Update: Cory Snow pinned his opponent and placed 3rd at 160 lbs in the Oklahoma State Wrestling Tournament.
Ward Wiseman Animal Haven Hours Revised (2/27/2010): Tuesday to Friday from 12pm -4pm & Saturday from 10am - 2pm (and we are closed the second Saturday of each month for our monthly day at Petco in Tulsa at 41st and Yale)CHS & Sperry will play baseball in the new downtown ballpark, (ONEOK Field) April 15th -- per 2/27/2010 Tulsa World -- (More CHS schedules)
City Agenda For Monday Mar. 1
February 27, 2010
Park Softball Field Improvements Recommended
Misc. News: Fire In Vacant House / Backup Truck
February 27, 2010
WWAH Hours / Trash
Misc. Sports News: Randy Rogers Baseball Signing
February 26, 2010
Basketball All-Conference
Edison beat CHS in Boys Basketball Regional -- per 2/27/2010 Tulsa World
Effie A. Hartness (August 17, 1931 - February 26, 2010) Services Pending. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at Blue Springs Baptist Church in Gideon, OK The CHS and JrHi Bands earned I's in both concert and sight reading at Claremore (Pre-Districts) - per Gavin Rose 2/26/2010
I have a report the CHS Girls Basketball team suffered a 30-51 loss to Coweta. -- Ted 8:40pm 2/25/2010 (Tulsa World Coverage 2/26/2010)March 2010 Chamber of Commerce Newsletter (Chamber Office move within a month) -- 2/25/2010
Misc. Library News: New Style AudioBooks & Cherry Limeades
February 25, 2010
New Parking Lot / Water Outage / 10 Years In Remodeled Building
CHS Golf Schedules added to sports index and March calendar ... check back for Randy Rogers Baseball signing -- Ted 4:40pm Thurs 2/25/2010
Four CHS Wrestlers At State Tournament Fri-Sat
February 23, 2010
Crowder's 3rd Trip, Snow's 2nd, 1st for Pennington & Helm
Ground Broken To Mark Start of City Park Improvement Construction
February 23, 2010
Expect Completion For July 4th Celebration
Wednesday February 24, 2010: As of 1:30 Collinsville Library will be closed until further notice. No water in the building due to a break in the water line. We hope to be up and running tomorrow. -- Susan Babbitt
Misc. News: Van Natta Birth Announcement
February 23, 2010
More Curtis Homers / Wilson Compassion
CHS Band & MS Honors Band Winter Concert
February 22, 2010
Jasmine Majia Crownded Queen
CHS Basketball Boys 5A Regional play at Tulsa Edison Friday Feb. 26 at 8pm ... if they win they would play Central or Coweta at 7pm Sat.(at Edison)5A Regional Girls Basketball at Memorial Thursday: Coweta (14-7) vs. Collinsville (11-11) -- per 2/23/2010 Tulsa World -- (Winner plays 1:30 Sat -vs- Memorial or Tahlequah)
Travis Pelletier In Top 16 for "Groom of the Year" Contest
February 22, 2010
Needs Your Votes Weekly In March
Ethan Carothers Signs For Soccer
February 22, 2010
At Oklahoma Wesleyan Univ.
Misc. News: Ella Bush Birth Announced
February 21, 2010
HRC Club Meet / CHS Winter Guard
State 5A Wrestling Pairings for Friday - per 2/22/2010 Tulsa World (for Helm , Snow, Pennington, & Crowder --- All Deer Creek except Snow -vs- Lawton Mac)
Tentative March event calendar -- Ted 2/24
Regional Wrestling Status: The Cardinal Wrestling team placed 7 wrestlers in the top 6 and qualified 4 for the Okla State Tournament next weekend at the Fairgrounds Arena in OKC. Jr 160 pounder Cory Snow won the regional championship while Freshman Dylan Helm placed 2nd at 119 lbs, Jr Josh Pennington finished 4th at 152 lbs, Sr Jayce Crowder placed 3rd at 171 lbs. Fr Zach Abkemeier placed 5th at 125 lbs, Soph Isaac Dyer finished 5th at 145 lbs while Fr Jake Barton placed 6th at 135 lbs. Collinsville placed 7th as a team in the 16 team tournament. The first round of the State Tournament starts on Friday Feb. 26th at 10:30. More info on pairings on Weds. -- Jim Riley (Sat. 2/20/2010) -- 2/21 Tulsa World on 5A Regional at Claremore
CHS Boys Beat Skiatook With Miracle Shot
February 19, 2010
Girls Won Also On Basketball Senior Night
CHS Basketball Boys won a 54-51 thriller over Skiatook with a (beyond) half court buzzer beater to end double overtime. Reece Montgomery had the final shot in an outstanding team effort as the Cardinals kept finding a way to scrap back in a game that looked like it would be a Skiatook blowout in the first half. The CHS Girls won 62-43 with less drama on Senior Night. -- Ted 10:30pm Friday Feb 19, 2010
The City of Collinsville will have a groundbreaking ceremony next Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the City Park. Magnum Construction is the successful bidder and will begin mobilizing equipment and materials next week! It’s a 150 day project; therefore we are planning a grand opening for July 4! -- City Manager Pam Polk (2/19/2010) -- Previous Coverage: (Bids) & (Plans)
HS Regional Wrestling Update: Dylan Helm, Cory Snow and Jayce Crowder have made it to the Semi Final round in the 5A Eastern Regional Wretling tounament in Claremore. Update coming after the Semis -- Jim Riley (Friday 2/19/2010)
CHS Basketball -vs- Oologah
February 16, 2010
Mustangs Swept Cardinals
CHS Variety Show
February 19, 2010
Fundraiser For CHS Prom
From Friday 2/19/2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Mildred Isabelle Hitchens, 80, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending. Mowery, Owasso.

Karl James Pickell, 91, electrician, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Moore's Southlawn Funeral Home Chapel, Tulsa.

Mary Ann Wilson, 58, registered nurse, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church. Stumpff, Bartlesville. (2/21 Obit)

Second Chance To Review Streetscape Design: March 1st
February 18, 2010
Main St. Changes For Two More Blocks
Park Board Met Feb. 22
February 18, 2010
Softball Field Improvements Reco
Saturday Feb. 20th: 9am-2pm Clothes Closet at Collinsville Community Church, 1400 West Oak (FREE clothing and items)Winter Band Concert/Coronation Monday Feb. 22nd (7pm at CHS)More on calendar
Four Soccer Scrimmages With Glenpool
February 16, 2010
JV/Varsity & Girls/Boys Here In Cold Temps
Collinsville Crime Prevention Seminar -- 2/18/2010 Tulsa World Story -- (Previous Coverage)Memory Ostrander announced at the Chamber Board meeting today that Ostranders Furniture and Appliance business would begin closing after 25 years on Collinsville's Main Street. -- Ted 1:15pm Thurs. 2/18/2010
Misc. News: Youth Softball Coaches Meeting / 3rd Grade Basketball
February 17, 2010
Wilson 2nd Graders Compassionate
2009 CHS Grads Competing As College Freshman
February 17, 2010
Curtis At RSU & Lewis At Arkansas
Monday 2/15/2010 City Commission Results: 2nd trash truck purchase OK'd; jail plan approval delayed ...Check back later for (freezing) soccer scrimmages and basketball photos (losses to Oologah) from Tuesday -- Ted 1am 2/17/2010
Misc. News: Middle School Academic Team
February 16, 2010
CHS Track At Enid / Okla. Swoosh Basketball
JrHi Basketball Conference Champions
February 16, 2010
7th Girls & 9th Boys & Girls
We have batting cages and turfed fielding area for your baseball, softball, or soccer team We also can so birthday parties with wiffle ball, soccer, flag football or hitting competition. -- Call to book cage 371-5755 -- "The Ville Athletics" -- (On Facebook)8 to 5 yr old Baseball Camp for boys and girls Sat. Feb. 27th. Pre register 371-5755.
You will need a flyer to get the 10% for Hannah's Helping Hands at Rib Crib Monday Feb. 15th Misc. News: Peter Rodriguiz Signs For NEO Baseball
February 15, 2010
Final Softball Signup / Ostrander-Evans Thanks
Tuesday 2/26 : CHS baseball, soccer & basketball (weather permitting)
Misc. News: Teacher Performance / Young & Old Quilters
February 13, 2010
4th Grade Basketball / Final Baseball Signup
Gavin Rose reports the CHS Girls Basketball team won 57-46 and the CHS Boys lost 43-68 at Berryhill Friday night. -- Ted 9:25pm 2/12/2010 
City Agenda For Monday Feb. 15th: Jail Plans
February 12, 2010
2nd Trash Truck Purchase
The City of Collinsville is hosting a Crime Prevention Seminar Wednesday, February 17. (Previous Coverage)More Events on February Calendar
No school Friday (Feb. 12) or Monday (Feb. 15th). -- Ted -- JrHi Basketball Conference Tourney in ProgressErabelle May Dildine (June 17, 1924 - February 11, 2010). Visitation Sat. & Sun. with a Funeral Service 10am Mon., February 15, 2010 at Church of the Nazarene. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. CHS Football Coach Hire (Kevin Jones) -- 2/11/2010 Tuulsa World -- (Previous Coverage)
Misc. News: Wilson Student Recognition
February 11, 2010
Animal Haven Needs Help / Aids-STD Education
3rd Graders Portray U.S. Presidents
February 11, 2010
Whitney Riggs' Class
CHS Baseball Diamond Dinner
February 6, 2010
Rockies Scout & OU Punter Spoke
Much More Detail On State Smoking Restrictions
February 10, 2010
Limits In Public Places
CHS Basketball girls lost 50-55 at Bristow per Gavin Rose (& boys lost 40-41 per Kori Benton) 2/9/2010Spring Time? -- CHS Track at Enid (Feb 12 indoors) & Feb. 16th Baseball & Soccer scrimmages (Schedules)
Misc. News: Benefits for Blade Nelson & Hannah's Helping Hands
February 9, 2010
Free Clothes / Bville Dance / Makeover
Proposed Legislation To Encourage Fewer Dropouts
February 9, 2010
CHS Numbers OK But Could Improve

Bessie Ruth Goodrich Strong (April 20, 1920 - February 3, 2010) A Memorial Service will be held 10:30 a.m., February 20, 2010 at Community Baptist Church, 2805 S Garnett in Tulsa. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.

Ronn Badertscher's name was stricken from the city Ward 4 ballot in a successful residency/filing protest by Deanna Horton Sink this morning Feb. 9, 2010. She is now unopposed for the position to be vacated by Billie Reeder in April. -- Ted 7:50pm Tues. 2/9/2010
VOTE Results -- Feb. 9, 2010 -- For School Board Seat 5
Partial Numbers 7:30pm 2/9/2010
Memory Ostrander
Ron Evans
Joel Mace
Health Center (120)
Community Church (124)
Christian Church (173)
Partial Totals (417)
Note these are unofficial and there are a few other polling places ... but it would appear Memory has won re-election and likely without a runoff. -- Ted 7:30pm Tuesday 2/9/2010 -- (2/10/2010 Tulsa World)
More complete results on Tulsa County Election site: Memory 283 (59%), Ron 191 & Joel 8
You don't need a law to do the right thing ... Don't text and drive ... or many other driving distractions. -- Ted
Kevin Jones Hired as CHS Head Football Coach (& Riley Is A.D.)
February 8, 2010
Softball Honor For Glen Sunday
Check back for baseball diamond dinner page -- Ted 6:30pm Mon.
The JH Tulsa 7 Conference Basketball tournament games scheduled for today have been canceled. Today's games are being moved to Thursday (same time), Thursday's games are moved to Sat. (same time) and Sat.'s games will be Monday (same time). -- Jim Riley (2/8/2010) -- The 9th grade play at Berryhill and the 7th-8th at Cleveland
Rachel Pitts Crowned Queen By Jamaro Oakley (& Mannford Basketball)
February 5, 2010
Cross Country Rings & All-State Jackets Awarded
The New Orleans Saints won Super Bowl 44 over the Indianapolis Colts (31-17) Sunday Feb. 7, 2010
3 School Board Candidates
Vote Tuesday Feb. 9th:

Memory Ostrander
Ron Evans, or Joel Mace

Collinsville Wrestlers Fall To Claremore
February 4, 2010
Too Few Wrestlers

Local Merchants Featured At Chamber Meeting
February 4, 2010
Scheduled Speaker Could Not Attend
Area Sales Tax Results per 2/6/2010 Tulsa World (Collinsville up 5.8% over last year but includes increased rate). -- (Previous coverage)Saturday: CHS 1969 meet, Basketball at Oologah (girls won & boys lost), CHS baseball Diamond Dinner (photos later) Misc. News: Sample Soil Testing Photos
February 6 2010
More Wilson Problem Solvers
Check back later for Basketball Coronation, All-State Jackets, and State Championship Rings from Friday night. -- Ted 10:20pm Friday -- (Both CHS basketball teams lost to Mannford). Will likely be a few days for all the photo pages as I'm still barely started on Thursday's backlog with Friday & Saturday all being very busy days.
Services for Glen Sunday will be Monday at 2pm at First Baptist Church in Owasso. Viewing is today til 5PM. Saturday 8-5 and Sunday 1-8 at Sien Shelton Funeral Home in Skiatook, 918-396-9500. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Glen Sunday Memorial Scholarship Fund at American bank of Oklahoma. -- Summer Lamb (2/5/2010)
Misc. News: Mayor Unopposed But Races Due For 2 Commission Posts
February 4, 2010
CHS Track Clarification / Haiti Fundraiser
Drawings Show New Streetscape Plans
February 4, 2010
For 2 More Main St. Blocks
From Thursday Feb. 4, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Glen Dale Sunday, 50, died Wednesday. Services pending. Sien-Shelton, Skiatook.
Alexis Bell Crowned CHS Wrestling Queen
February 2, 2010
Catoosa Wrestling at CHS
CHS Band News
February 3, 2010
Events / Fundraisers / Royalty
I've received word that Glen Sunday passed away early this morning (Feb. 3, 2010). He is best known to many for his involvement with Collinsville girls softball programs. -- Ted 1pm 2/3/2010 -- (recent photo)
3 School Board Candidates -- Vote Feb. 9thMemory Ostrander
Feb. 1, 2010
"Vested" In Collinsville Schools, Seeks Re-Election
Ron Evans
Feb. 1, 2010
Retired Educator Active In Schools & Community
Joel Mace
Feb. 1, 2010
No Info Provided
Misc. News: Rep. Sears and Legislature Facing Budget Shortfall
February 2, 2010
Summary of Recent Ice/Snow Storm
It appears I am not receiving all the emails being sent from school email addresses. If you think I've ignored an email you've sent in the last week or so ... please resend and/or call to confirm. -- Ted Wright 2/2/2010
Public Meeting Thursday 1:30
Feb. 2, 2010
Review Design of Streetscape Improvements for 2 More Main St. Blocks
City Smoke-Free Ordinance Passed
Feb. 1, 2010
Same As State Law
Mark your calendars: Collinsville Downtown Inc. has set June 12, 2010 as the date for the 9th annual Hogs'n'Hot Rods event & the Fair Board has tentatively set August 19-22 for the Collinsville Tri-County Fair ... or just check the events on -- Ted 2/2/2010
Mayor Stan Sallee indicated he had filed on the first day (for re-election) with Feb 2 & 3 as the remaining days to file for Mayor and two commission posts. -- Ted 2/2/20108 win & 7 loss CHS Basketball Lady Cards featured in 2/2/2010 Tulsa World article.
Public Meeting on Main Street Phase II Streetscape Design 1:30pm Thursday Feb. 4th (at City Hall) following noon Chamber of Commerce Meeting (at Library) where we will learn about the Pork Council..
The last soccer sign-ups for Spring 2010 are this Saturday 2/6 from 9-12 at Bank of The Lakes Community Room. Please bring a copy of your childs birth certificate. Questions call --Becca @ 403-9181 or Kelli @ 519-9829
55,394 visits to during January 2010. (1786 average visits per day. )
Renewed Effort To Restore Veterans Building
Feb. 1, 2010
Funds & Assistance Requested
From Monday Feb. 1, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Claude Charles Thomas, 65, saddle maker, died Saturday. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mowery Funeral Service Chapel, Owasso.
I would like to thank the Angel that cleared off my driveway Sunday-- I never heard the flapping of your wings!! Thank you for enabling me to make it out so I could go work and my kids could go to school. God Bless you -- Donna Sears (2/1/2010)
Collinsville Softball signups will be held Saturday Feb 6th at Action Sports (across the street from the post office) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday Feb. 6th: Rescheduled FOCL book sale 10am-3pm at Library; CHS 1969 Planning Meet 4:30pm at Library; CHS Baseball Diamond Dinner 7pm at Middle School
Viola Ruth Glover (March 1, 1937 - January 29, 2010) Visitation: 9am-8pm, Tues., Feb. 2, 2010 at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 10am Wed. at Amazing Grace Tabernacle in Collinsville. Interment will be 2pm at White Oak Cemetery in Craig County.
Collinsville Public Schools will apparently be closed Monday (Feb 2, 2010) due to road conditions per Chan 6 TV web site. -- Ted --10pm Sunday 1/31/2010
Community Church: Due to the weather and parking lot conditions, all Sunday services have been cancelled at Community Church. -- 1/30/2010CHS Wrestling Homecoming Tuesday Feb. 2nd
The Home Town Real Estate web site is experiencing some temporary administrative issues. If you need to view their MLS listings before I get the normal pages restored, you can click here. -- Ted 3:40pm Wed. 1/13/2010
Lost dog/cat/garage sale ads are $5 ($10 w/ photo) and are to be paid in advance. -- Ted Wright
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