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Elementary Cheerleader Camp
July 29, 2010
1st-6th Grade Cheer 4-Day Camp
Agenda for Monday Aug. 2nd City Meet
July 30, 2010
Police Station Design Revisions

Alexis Bell was selected 2010 East All State Queen Friday night at halftime of the All State Football Game in Jenks. Alexis was selected Queen out of 12 other candidates from various school in Eastern Oklahoma.-- Jim Riley (7/30/2010) -- 10:30pm Fri

I "borrowed" this Facebook photo of Alexis from Keri Fitts posting -- Ted -- 10:55pm July 30, 2010

Chamber of Commerce August Newsletter is now online -- Ted 4:50pm Thursday July 29th -- If you are a new Collinsville Business check with the Chamber office about a short-term bargain for membership. Misc.News: Construction (Jail & Broadway Building)
July 29, 2010
Kids Cheer Camp Preview / Fair T-Shirts
Collinsville Middle School Schedule Pick-Up / Meet the Teacher Night August 11th
6th grade schedules will be handed out in the Middle School Library from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
7th/8th grade schedules will be handed out in the Middle School café’ from 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Teachers will be in their classrooms from 4:00-6:00 to meet students and parents. -- Kelly Hamlin 7/29/2010
2010 Tri-County Fair Info ... will have lawn mower races this year
I've already had it on several times ... but the City has asked me to post this info: "Splash Pad hours are from 9am to 9pm only. The splash pad is on a timer and will not run before or after those hours." -- Ted 1:30pm 7/28/2010
Rick Brinkley will take over Brogdon's State Senate seat -- per 7/28/2010 Tulsa World Collinsville Municipal Judge James Caputo ahead in District Race -- per 7/28/2010 Tulsa World
Church of the Holy Cross, Episcopal
9309 North 129th East Avenue

Saturday, September 11th -- 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Booth Rental - $25.00
Contact: Dottie at 817-437-9331 or
City of Collinsville Job Postings for Streetscape Supervision, Public Works & Animal Control -- 7/28/2010 Update From Wednesday July 28, 2010 Tulsa World: Broken Arrow — James Wade Evens, 55, American Airlines aircraft mechanic, died July 23 in Moon Township, Pa. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday, Ridgelawn Cemetery, Collinsville. Sien-Shelton, Skiatook.
Jayce Crowder In Army Reserve Program Now
July 26, 2010
Jake Graham Commits To Army In 1 Year
My noon time vote at the Health Center was only number 168 ... hope they have been busy since. -- Ted 7/27/2010 (Appears we will have our first female governor soon -- 7/28/2010)
Linda Faye Gillard -- Obit in 7/27/2010 Tulsa World Big East Won All-State Baseball Game -- per 7/27/2010 Tulsa World -- (Ted Note: Jose Olazagasti's RBI single and later slide into home were featured on Chan 6 TV news Monday night) Paige Delozier carded a 94 on the tough Emerald Falls Course at All-State Golf Monday -- per 7/27/2010 Tulsa World
Vote July 27th
Summer Band In Progress
July 26, 2010
Practice For 2010 CCC Marching Program
Elementary Cheer Camp is this week - The performance for the parents will be Thursday, July 29th at 7:00pm at Sallee Field. The camp is Mon. - Thurs. 6:00pm-8:30pm. -- Chasidy Coulter (7/27/2010) -- Also, Meet the Cardinals will be Aug. 26th.
Varsity & 9th Grade Football players: 1st Practice August 10th 3:00 p.m. at the Practice Field. 2nd Practice August 11th 3:00 p.m. at the Practice Field.
7th & 8th Grade Football players:
1st Practice (equipment checkout) August 10th 6:00 p.m. at the Field House. 2nd Practice August 11th 3:00 p.m. at the Practice Field (track). -- Kevin Jones -- Collinsville Cardinal Football (7/26/2010)
The City of Collinsville web site has an event calendar now. It has information regarding the City Park Pavilion reservations, softball fields and community events. Also if residents need to make park reservations, they need to call City Hall and talk to Vickie Limbocker. 371-1010 ext 2029. -- LaPasha Fifer (July 26, 2010)
The dates and times for CHS schedule pick-up are as follows:
Monday Aug 2nd -- Freshman: 9:00-11:00 & Sophomores: 12:00-2:00
Tuesday Aug 3rd -- Juniors: 9:00-11:00 & Seniors: 12:00-2:00
-- Jon Coleman (7/26/2010)
The registration deadline has been extended to July 31 for the Queen/Teen/Lil' Miss & Buckaroo signups. 7/26/2010
Library Held Splash Party Sunday
July 25, 2010
City Fire Spray As Reading Programs Winds Down
Check back for Jayce Crowder update ... -- Ted 10pm Monday 7/26/2010

..& Progress on CHS 1969 CDs
2009-2010 HS State Champs Summary by Tulsa World 7/25/2010 Infielder Jose Olazagasti (Collinsville) on Large East All-State Baseball Roster per 7/25/2010 Tulsa World & Paige DeLozier on Large East Girls Golf Team 2010 CHS Baseball Team one of Tulsa World's Favorites for last season --7/25/2010 Paige DeLozier will be playing in the All-State golf tournament Monday at Emerald Falls in Broken Arrow. It was originally supposed to be played at Mohawk but because of the course conditions it has been moved. Opening ceremonies begin at 8:00am and they will tee off shortly after. -- Missy (Sunday 7/25/2010)
Just wanted to update you on Josh and Morgan. Josh rode both of his horses for 8 seconds; however, received no scores because he received flags on mark outs.
Morgan was 9th overall in the queen competition. No National Titles but still Collinsville should be proud to have a State Champion Bareback Rider and the Oklahoma High School Rodeo Queen.
These two were very honored to represent Collinsville and have the privilege of competing as Oklahoma Champions at Nationals. They competed among 1500 cowboys and cowgirls from 41 States, 5 Canadian provinces, and Australia. A special thanks to Collinsville, our friends and families for all the support.
-- Kim Loftin (Saturday 7/24/2010)
Police Pursuit Through Collinsville ~10pm Friday Night -- East on Broadway ...
Collinsville Police joined in a rolling pursuit by Osage Co. and Hominy Police units that followed Highway 20 into Collinsville then east on Broadway (past the Nazarene Church in this photo). The chase ended near 156th St.North on Old Hwy 169 (137th E. Ave) with a non-injury accident. The van was rolling on rims after passing over sets of stop strips deployed.
City Of Collinsville Job Posting
July 23, 2010
Public Works Director
Boot Camp Scheduled For Early Morning Fitness At City Park
July 23, 2010
Four Week Camp Starts Mid-August
Anna Lee Kyker (July 17, 1915 - July 21, 2010) Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel.
~713 average daily high school "membership" has Collinsville at 61st in Oklahoma sports classification (still 5A) -- per 7/23/2010 Tulsa World Misc. News: Youth Football Camps This Week
July 23, 2010
Texas Visitors / Oklahoma Cardinals Baseball
I've been so far behind I've neglected to get the Tri-County Fair / Rodeo Queen / Weenie Dog Race / ... etc... info online that was provided to me weeks ago and was reminded today that several deadlines are rapidly approaching .. so will put a quick version out here and work a more complete version as soon as I can -- Ted 5:45pm Thurday July 22, 2010 -- (More Fair on Facebook) -- Updates on cvilleok 7/24 1am July 26th deadline for Rodeo Queens, Jr Miss, Lil' Miss & Buckaroos -- Contact Marilyn Hardacre More Lil' Miss & Buckaroo Info ... due by July 26th Aug. 13th Deadline for Arts & Crafts Booth Registration Weenie Dog Race Info (Entry day of race Aug. 21st)
Misc. News: Thanks You's After Arm Broken At Park
July 22, 2010
Library Splash Party Sunday & Mayors Challenge
Updates to August Calendar for CHS Softball, Volleyball & Cross Country Schedules -- Ted 6:50pm Wed. 7/21/2010
From Thursday July 22, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville
Durward A. Baum, 88, retired warehouse manager, died Tuesday. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Mowery Funeral Service, Owasso, and service 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church.
Anna Lee Kyker, 95, retired secretary, died Wednesday in Tulsa. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel.
Corrine A. McNulty, 77, homemaker, died Wednesday. Private family service. Adams-Crest Cremation, Tulsa.
Community Church is excited to announce the hiring of interim pastor, Dr. Bill Haynes. Dr. Haynes was born in 1950 and saved at the young age of five in 1955. The Lord called him to preach at age eleven in 1961. He has been a pastor since the age of twenty. He has six daughters and one son. His sweetheart is his wife Deborah. He has attended numerous colleges, universities, and seminaries. He has completed a Doctorate of Ministry from Tyndale Theological Seminary and a Ph.D from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served the Lord as a pastor, home missionary, author, vocalist, professor, counselor, and radio evangelist. Welcome Pastor Bill Haynes! -- (July 21, 2010)
Huge Multi-Family Garage Sale -- This Friday (23rd) and Saturday (24th) -- 8am-4pm -- 12172 N. 108th E. Ave. Collinsville (Country Estates). Tons of childrens clothes and household items.
Vote July 27th
Darenda Chester provided this link for David (Jr's) latest baseball news -- 7/21/2010
Splash Party at Collinsville Library (Sunday Afternoon -- July 25, 2010 -- 3:00-5:00pm) The Collinsville Fire Department will provide a water party as a pre party to the end of the 2010 Summer Reading Program!
When you complete the Children’s Summer Reading Program, “Make A Splash” we will have your medals, coupon book and your whale ready for you to take home.
When you complete the Teen Reading Program, “Make Waves” we will have your coupon book and your designer water bottle ready for you to take home.
For Kindergarten-18: Your name will be entered in a drawing with all the other Tulsa County students for several prizes…too many to list here.
For all ages: Your name will be entered in drawing with all the other COLLINSVILLE LIBRARY children and teens for a bike and helmet.
Your name will be entered in a drawing with all the other COLLINSVILLE LIBRARY children and teens to be on center field at BOK at the Driller Game to help Mayor Sallee throw out the first pitch if we win the competition.
YOU COULD BE THE DIFFERENCE MAKER -- Collinsville Merchants (& sports fans). You could be the one that sends us over the top in our goal to raise the money to pay for the STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS for the CHS Baseball team. We have raised about half the money it will take. Every contribution moves us closer to our goal and your donation could be the one that puts us over the top. Please, send your contribution to Jim Riley at 2400 W Broadway, Collinsville, OK 74021.
Christopher Edward Schondel (January 27, 1986 - July 16, 2010) Oologah Dolton Funeral Home Services Pending [Memorial Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at Fellowship Community Church located at 5077 E 420 Rd, Oologah.] Sorry, I had a time conflict and had to miss the city meet Monday ... will try to get you an updae later. -- Ted Midnight Monday -- (City Commission Results including more vandalism) 7/20
Misc. News: Yard Sale July 31st For Animal Haven + WWAH Stats Thru June
July 16, 2010
Memory Walk / Miss Collinsville Reading
Agenda for Monday July 19th City Meet
July 16, 2010
Shopping Center at Hwy 20 & 59th E. Ave
Marjorie Ellen Rogers (July 8, 1938 - July 15, 2010) Funeral services 10am Monday, July 19, 2010 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel
Jennifer Ishmael's reign as Pawhuska Cavalcade Queen almost over -- per 7/16/2010 Tulsa World -- (Previous cvilleok coverage) From Friday July 16, 2010 Tulsa World: Tulsa -- Winifred Eva (DeLung) Blackwood, 92, teacher, died Wednesday. Services pending. Powell, Hominy. (Note: Winifred was a 1936 CHS Graduate & the photo is from the 2005 CHS Oldtimers Reunion) -- Likely 1 pm Service on Tuesday in Hominy
The City of Collinsville is seeking employment for an Animal Control Officer. Must have a valid driver’s license, high school diploma or equivalent, ability to work with animals, good communication skills and drug screening required.
Applications are available at City Hall, 106 N 12th, Collinsville, OK 74021 or online at and can be submitted in person, by mail to PO Box 730, Collinsville, OK 74021 or email to Human Resource Department @ -- The City of Collinsville is an equal opportunity employer. (Posted 7/15/2010)
Initial August 2010 Calendar -- 7/15/2010
Have word from my brother Don that Winifred DeLung has passed away (more later) -- Ted 11:15am 7/15/2010 From Thursday July 15, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville
Ronald Dean Fisher, 65, oil company draftsman, died Monday. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday, Ridgelawn Cemetery. Reynolds.
Ray L. Harrold, 78, retired, died Tuesday. Service 10 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church. Reynolds.
Mary Jean Hellen, 84, homemaker, died Tuesday. Visitation noon-8 p.m. Thursday, Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home, and service 10 a.m. Friday, Meadowcreek United Methodist Church.
Laura Lucille Smith, 95, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending. Reynolds.
Misc.News: Youth Volleyball Camp & Coach Returning
July 14, 2010
CHS Football Seniors & Ads (Sneak Peak) / Hydrant Test
Mary Jean Hellen (February 23, 1926 - July 13, 2010) Funeral Service: 10am, Friday, July 16, 2010 at Meadowcreek United Methodist Church. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home (Tulsa World Obit 7/15/2010)
Check back for Collinsville Tri-County Fair details a few days
HELP - We Need Donations for the Ward-Wiseman Animal Haven Yard Sale! -- Donations need to be delivered on Friday, July 30th between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to the Shelter (15628 N. 129th E. Ave, Collinsville). Yard Sale to be held on Saturday, July 31st from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please note that due to some schedule conflicts, the Chamber/CDI golf tournament has been rescheduled to August 12th. (Additional Info) -- July 14, 2010  
Misc. News: Summer Band Schedule
July 13, 2010
Josh Loftin At Shawnee IFYR (Rodeo)
Sports News: Paige DeLozier Named To Golf All-State Team
July 13, 2010
Cole-Cook-Pitts Win Kayla Burchett Scholarship
State Will Determine Morrow Home Place Historical "Eligibility" July 15th
July 13, 2010
National Designation Is Next Step
Two Youth Football Camps Cover Grades 1-6
June 14, 2010
Skills & Pads Camps In July

John Joseph DeVercelly and Muriel Louise Bayley DeVercelly of Collinsville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary July 15, 2010. -- per Sunday July 11, 2010 Tulsa World.

Maddox-Krause Wedding -- per Sunday 7/11/2010 Tulsa World Vandalism On Middle School Gym Roof Discovered
July 12, 2010
Concussion - Head Injury Awareness Policy Enhanced
City Park Improvements Dedicated / Fireworks
July 9, 2010
Delayed Independence Day Activities Enjoyed By Many
Odis Orval Haire (Claremore)
July 10, 2010
Services Tuesday July 13th
From Saturday July 10, 2010 Tulsa World: Owasso — Connie Stoker, 54, died Friday in Collinsville. Services pending. Moore's. Viewer Web Site Style Comments
July 9-10, 2010
Sign Vandalism On 156th Street
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Soccer Club Sign Ups will be July 17th 9- noon, July 24th 9- noon, July 31st 9- noon, and July 19th 6 - 9pm at Bank of the Lakes Community Room! Registation Fee is $55.00. Must be 4 before July 31st. If you have not played before we need a copy of the childs birth certificate. Any Question call Kelli at 282-7302. (7/9/2010)
Kids Built & Launched Own Rockets
July 7, 2010
Up Up & Away At Library
Photo CDs Ready For: Weabe, Douglas, Wood, Green, Crowder, Caruthers, Varner, Harwood, Miller, Carothers and Elmore. -- Shuttle buses from CHS should help with limited parking at Park tonight -- Ted 7/9/2010
Oklahoma Senate Race (July 27th Primary) -- per 7/8/2010 Tulsa World Note: I get a ton of emails with what is essentially 1-sided political information instead of news this time of year. Most of it I discard to remain impartial to my readers. If you (or your candidate) would like to purchase advertisements ... that's what helps pay the bills here. -- Ted July 27th Democratic Sample Ballot
July 27th Republican Sample Ballot
July 27th Non-Partisan Sample Ballot
7500 Square Foot building for sale or lease. 1011 W. Main (former Ostranders Furniture building) Collinsville, Ok. If interested please call 918-231-7765 Little Mr. & Miss Firecracker contest will take place at 6:30 July 9th after the (6pm) ribbon cutting at City Park. Spray Pad In City Park Now Open
July 7, 2010
Water Turned On Yesterday
Misc. News: Library Summer Readers Could Win Bike
July 7, 2010
Jersey Girl Get 2nd Pup / U6 Z-Dolls Softball
The CHS Class of '75 is looking for classmates for the upcoming reunion. If you were a member, please send your contact information including email address to Cheryl at or to Sherri at
Inside rummage sale. Saturday, July 10th at 1011 W. Main (Ostranders Furniture Building) 8:00 until 3:00. Furniture, appliances, antiques, clothes, tools, vehicles, toys, office supplies, household goods, Christmas decorations and signs. -- Memory Ostrander 7/6/2010 Willard Leo Stowers (September 12, 1943 - July 3, 2010) Funeral services 2pm Friday July 9, 2010 at Collinsville Freewill Baptist Church. Oologah Dolton Funeral Home
Eye Test -- I switched computers several weeks back and my new screen is way brighter than the previous one (leading me to think the photos are brighter than they really are?). When I've ordered prints or checked new pages on the old computer they look significantly darker to me. So I need feedback from my viewers if I need to brighten photos or if they look OK on your screen(s). -- Thanks, Ted 5pm Tuesday 7/6/2010 -- (Two votes so far say photos OK now ... so have they been too bright for 7 years?)
Misc. News: Jessica Dyer Earns Associate Degree
July 6, 2010
Nazarene &
Maranatha VBS's
Estate / Garage Sale Saturday (July 10th) 7-12 @ 11616 N 190 E Ave, Collinsville. (E on HW 20/116th) Furniture, collectibles, holiday decorations, washer/dryer. City Commission Results 8:20pm Tues 7/6/2010
The Splash pad and playground are now opened and have been opened up to the public. The main road is still closed for repair but the parking lot in front of the splash pad is open! -- LaPasha Fifer -- City of Collinsville (7/6/2010) -- Ted 11:45am Tues
The 4th of July celebration and reveal of the new park will be this Friday at 6pm. Ribbon cutting will take place near the splash pad at 6. Hot dogs will be served from 6 till we run out. FYI -- LaPasha Fifer -- City of Collinsville -- noon Tuesday 7/6/2010
Misc. News: Kaleb Hamilton Enters U.S. Naval Academy
July 5, 2010
School Supply Drive Begins / Library History
Photo CDs Ready For: Weabe, Green, Crowder, Caruthers, Varner, Harwood, Miller, Carothers and Elmore. --
Homeland Celebration
July 4, 2010
First Baptist Church Honored Veterans
Most Park Improvements Available Sunday
July 4, 2010
Fireworks, Dedication & Other Activities Delayed
City has cancelled today's activities at City Park -- grounds too wet -- rescheduled to next Friday (again depending on weather) -- per recorded phone message received this morning from City Clerk Angela McGinnis -- Ted 11am Sunday July 4, 2010  
Hello Ted, A couple other band alum, along with myself, have decided we would like to start a band alumni association, with the goal of being able to provide a scholarship to deserving graduating band members. I was wondering if you would post something on the site to try and reach more alum. We have a group started on Facebook (It's called the Collinsville Crimson Cadet Alumni Scholarship) but as not everyone has one. I'm hoping to reach more people. If any band alum is interested in helping or being a part, this is the email we have set up for the group, or they can look the group up. -- Thank you! Kristen Whaley, '08 Graduate (7/3/2010) --  
Many Sunday July 4th (Independence Day) Activities at Baptist Chruch & City Park Facebook for August Tri-County Fair
Please make sure your dogs are safely in their yard or house as most are scared to death of all the fireworks going off this weekend. -- Ted
Agenda for Tuesday July 6th City Meet
July 2, 2010
Economic Dev. Exec. Session / Park Board Changes
CHS & JrHi Cheerleaders Did Well At OSU Camp
July 3, 2010
Won Awards Last Week
Mary Virginia Van Pelt (February 17, 1918 - June 30, 2010) Oologah Dolton Funeral Home. For Nifty Fifties folks waiting for requested prints ...most went into the mail Monday July 5th ... rest should go Tuesday after I can buy more stamps. -- Ted 11pm Monday July 5th. Morgan Roberts Representing Oklahoma
July 2, 2010
Experienced At National HS Rodeo Queen Competition (Fireworks For Sale)
Misc. News: Quilt Donations Help American Legion Roof / Burnt Supper
July 1, 2010
Three Kittens Need Better Home
Chamber Hosted City Employee Picnic
July 1, 2010
Also Local County & Fire Workers
Collinsville Youth Football has extended sign-ups for 1st-6th grade tackle football till July 22nd. Sign-ups can be done online at CYF will have people at the Youth Football Camps July 19-20 & 22-23 for parents to pay registration fee and/or sign up if they have not done so by that time. Email questions to -- Thank you very much, James Dugger (7/1/2010)
Dean Allen Tate (73) services Friday at Into All The World Church (Collinsville) -- per 7/1/2010 Tulsa World Jenny & Dylan Dyer competed with Jenks America Relay Track Teams at Nationals -- per 7/1/2010 Tulsa World
The (CHS) quarterback club desperately needs an enclosed trailer for this football season. It would cost $800-$1400 to purchase a used one. We would rather use that money for the football teams. Could you please ask the Cardinal fans if anyone has a trailer they would loan to the quarterback club for this season. We need one July 15-Nov. -- Thank you, Jeanne Rush (Cardinal Store) -- I can be reached at 260-0575 or (7/1/2010)
Lost dog/cat/garage sale ads are $5 ($10 w/ photo) and are to be paid in advance. -- Ted Wright
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