March 2010 NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) ... email Ted Wright: ... Frequently Asked Questions
59,975 visits total to in March 2010 for an average of 1934 visits per day.
CHS 1990 Class Reunion UpdateCHS Boys tennis team placed 2nd at the Miami Tourney. 1singles Steven Chiartano 2nd place. 1doubles Justin Whaley/Jonathan Sirmon 3rd place. 2singles Tyler Fellinger 3rd place. 2doubles Colton Ousley/Landon Whaley 6th place. (Don 3-31-10).4/1 Chamber topic: Woman's Professional Basketball
Misc. News: Egg-Stravaganza April 3rd / Language Class
March 31, 2010
JrHi Track Results (Bixby)
More CHS Signings
March 31, 2010
Ellis + Harwood + Kolosha
(Basketball & Soccer)
Don't forget to put out Friday's trash for collection Thursday this week only (No city trash pickup on Good Friday). [Based on the low number of trash cans I saw out in the Friday zone this morning ...I wonder if anyone bothers to read this web site? ... despite the impressive visit stats I get ... or are some habits just too hard to break? -- Ted Thursday 4/1]
CHS Girls golf update. Paige DeLozier has medaled in the last two tournaments. She placed 2nd in the Glenpool tournament and 3rd in the Claremore tournament yesterday. The team continues to improve with every tournament and are hoping to place as a team in the upcoming conference tournaments. They are in Langley today for a tournament hosted by Vinita. -- Missy DeLozier (Wed. 3/31/2010)
Misc. News: U8 Softball Raffle
March 30, 2010
2010 CHS Grads Gather For Photo / Kids Sports In Progress
Teachers of The Year
March 30, 2010
Kathy Prickett, Rhonda Rogers, Kim Cherry, Beverly Craig & Diertra Harris
Ted, We are in OKC and just won an award for top premier event in Oklahoma with our Hogs n Hot Rods event. It was awesome. -- Roy Weathers, Collinsville Downtown Inc (7:15pm Tues. 3/30/2010). Check back for photos sent by Roy -- Ted 10:25pm -- Previous Coverage

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Lewis Albert Adams (February 11, 1923 - March 30, 2010) Visitation Thursday 9am-8pm at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home with Friday April 2, 2010 services in Bowring, OK and burial at Ponca City.
Local Police Unions Fundraise For Oologah Youth -- per 3/3/2010 Tulsa WorldIn observances of the holiday weekend, the Collinville Soil Program outreach office at 707 West Main will be closed on Thursday April 1 and will re-open for business at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6. -- Thanks Candy Thomas, 371-8300
Ted, The CHS Boys Golf team placed third in the Sperry golf tournament Monday at the Owasso Golf and Athletic course. Individual Scores were: Matt Coulter-82; Austin Lewis-82; Daniel Prock-88; and Austin Lanni-89. The team score was a 341. -- Daniel Prock (3/29/2010) CHS Baseball 17-3 win over East Central Monday - per Gavin Rose 3/29/2010
Local Schools Tight Budget Plans -- per 3/29/2010 Tulsa WorldCHS Baseball here Monday + other activities on March & April Calendars
Dyer Sisters Keep On Running
March 28, 2010
Jenifer To OSU & Jessica To UALR
Misc. News: Casino Night Tickets Available / CHS Track Results
March 29, 2010
Curtis Homer 16 / Impressive Baseball Play
The CHS Cardinal varsity baseball team lost to Sand Springs 4-3 on Sat in the Bixby Tournament. They will host East Central on Monday at 4:30. -- Jim Riley -- Saturday 6pm 3/27/2010CHS Home Tennis match was canceled Thursday. Saturday Steven Chiartano won 1st place in Boys #1 Singles at Tahlequah Tennis Tournament. -- Jim Riley 3/27/2010From Sunday March 28, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Wanda L. Hufft, 82, homemaker, died Friday. Services pending. Reynolds. [Memorial service 11 a.m. Wed., Free Will Baptist Church.]
From Saturday March 27, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Leta A. Hemphill, 93, former McDonnell Douglas employee, died Wednesday. Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday, I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Marionville, Mo. Buchanan, Monett, Mo. Update On Local Soil Testing & Remediation
March 27, 2010
2 Park Locations Identified
Chief of Police -- City of Collinsville, OK -- The City of Collinsville seeks an experienced, innovative and proven executive to serve as Chief of Police. The Chief of Police performs a variety of complex administrative, supervisory and professional work in planning, coordinating, directing and supervising the activities of the Police Department. Successful candidates will have at least a five (5) year minimum of upper management experience of a municipal law enforcement agency, a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in a law enforcement related field and CLEET certified. Complete job description available online at
Salary is negotiable dependent upon education and experience. Excellent benefits package. Apply in person at City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, or mail resume to: City of Collinsville, Attention: Personnel, PO Box 730, Collinsville, OK 74021. Resumes may be e-mailed to: The City of Collinsville is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be taken until April 16, 2010.
Misc. News: 5th Grader Transition To Middle School
March 26, 2010
Park Lake / Wilson Cooperation Kids
The only home CHS Tennis match is Thursday March 25th (weather permitting) 2:30pm here -vs Skiatook -- Note I drove by the park about 2:30 and saw no tennis action althought the rain had stopped but not the wind.-- TedMisc. News: Cleaning Up Collinsville
March 25, 2010
Utility Rate Opinion / Chamber Move
Misc. News: McTeachers Pie Toss / WWAH Pet Of The Week
March 24, 2010
Linsey Curtis-RSU Softball Radio Coverage
CHS Soccer -vs- Bishop Kelley
March 23, 2010
Top Ranked Teams Won
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From Wednesday March 24, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Kathleen "Kat" Flemming, 58, chef, died Tuesday. No local services planned. Floral Haven, Broken Arrow.The CHS Lady Cards JV soccer team won their game Monday night against East Central on their home field. The final score was 6-0 with the Cards scoring 3 goals the first half and adding 3 more in the second. Go Cards! -- Thanks, Debbie Gipson (3/24/2010)The CHS varsity baseball team run ruled Coweta 11-0 in the 1st round of the Bixby tournament. They will play on Thurs at 4:00. -- Jim Riley (3/24/2010)
Misc. News: Spring Weekend Snow / Artistic View Of Downtown
March 22, 2010
U6 Soccer Champs / Need Senior Snapshots
CHS Baseball -vs- Byng
March 19, 2010
Final Game In Snow Shortened Tourney
Major US Healthcare Change passed Congress (by 219-212 vote) Sunday evening March 21, 2010 ... will be interesting to see how it all shakes out. -- Ted Wright April 2010 events calendar added -- Ted 3/21/2010 11:40pm SundayIf you don't return your 2010 Census form a lot of tax payer money will be wasted tracking it down.
Snow melting quickly Sunday with temps above freezing. -- Ted --9pm Sunday 3/21/201010:30pm Saturday police report Highway 169 is iced over with one vehicle roll over and about 6 others off the road in the mile or so north of 146th St. North. -- Ted 3/20/2010 -- Snow has melted nearly as quick as falling today with only small accumulations but has refrozen on roads. TV report says Community Church has cancelled Sunday services.
From Sat. March 20, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Timothy Paul Ward, 51, welder, died Thursday. Services pending. Sien-Shelton, Skiatook. Snow still coming down 1:45pm Sat 3/20/2010Saturday marked the completion of 7 years online for (& and the US war in Iraq) and my daughter Emily's 25th birthday. -- Ted Wright 3/20/2010
Misc. News: Alzheimer's Meet March 23rd
March 19, 2010
Next Month: Big Sale & Chili Cook-Off
CHS Baseball 6-5 win over Byng Friday ... and Sat games canceled (per Gavin) anticipating snow ...It Matters! --- Don't Text & Drive
House Fire Near 14th & Broadway Thursday
March 18, 2010
No Injuries Reported
CHS Baseball -vs- Bixby
March 18, 2010
Cards Won 10-0 As Classic Continues
Check back for more info on an "unattended" death in the trailer park just south of the Middle School. Collinsville Police report the medical examiner was on the way about 6pm Thurs. 3/18/2010. Police had responded to a call by a concerned relative who could not get an answer at the door and smelled a foul order. [Sat. 3/20/2010 Update... see Timothy Ward death notice above]
CHS Prom is Saturday April 10th: Place your orders as soon as possible at Garner's Flowers which has many choices for flowers, ribbons, jewelry and bracelets. Call 371-2476. And visit for your everyday floral needs.
Collinsville couple win $1 million in state lottery -- per 3/18/2010 Tulsa World (scroll down about 4 stories) Collinsville couple arrested on drug complaints -- per 3/18/2010 Tulsa World  
Friday March 19, Smalygo Properties Inc, Located @ 123 N 7th St Collinsville will be having a garage sale to liquidate miscellanous building materials . Items will range from Windows, doors, ligtht fixtures, powerwasher, door knobs, carpet, appliances, generator, model home furniture, tile, paint etc.. Please list this per my request on This sale will be from 8:00 to 12:00 Friday only. -- Kyle M. Smalygo (3/18/2010)
From Wed. March 17, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Patricia Joann Parker, 80, sales associate, died Monday. Visitation 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami, Okla., and service 2 p.m. Thursday, GAR Cemetery, Miami. Misc. News: CDI Front Porch Initiative / CHS Baseball -vs- Hilldale
March 17, 2010
Kids Academy Firehouse Visit
Misc. News: Improvements Progress (Jail, Softball Field, Streetscape, Drs)
March 16, 2010
Linsey Curtis Is Conference Player Of Week
 March 15, 2010 City Commission Results: Park softball field improvements approved, jail design approved, ...
CHS Track At Skiatook
March 11, 2010
Sample HS Photos + JRHi Results
CHS Baseball -vs- Bishop Kelley
March 11, 2010
Cardinals Won Here
U.S. goverment borrowing from Social Security ... about to end -- per Associated Press 3/15/2010From Monday March 15, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Kaying Vang, 87, homemaker, died Sunday. Services pending. Moore's Southlawn, Tulsa. Garage Sale this Thurs, Fri, & Sat. March 18-19-20. (8am-?) Clothes, household & decorative items. Stonegate Estates, 14178 N. 108th E. Ave. (opposite end from Cemetery entrance).  
From Saturday March 13, 2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Louis Moll, 96, retired from Phillips Petroleum Co., died Wednesday. Service 10 a.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church. Stumpff, Bartlesville.From Saturday March 13, 2010 Tulsa World:— Donald McCoy Turner, 76, retired aircraft mechanic, died Thursday. --[Graveside service 2 p.m. Monday, Ridgelawn Cemetery. Reynolds.]Misc. News: Rockets Baseball & CHS Soccer Boys Champs
March 13, 2010
Movie Gallery Closing / G
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City Agenda For Monday Mar. 15
March 12, 2010
Park Softball Field Improvements / Jail Plans / Budget Adjustments/ Cox Pole Agreement
CHS 1969 reunion Planning Meet was Sat. Mar 13 (next meet next is April 17th at Newspaper Museum)Change Your Clocks Sunday March 14, 2010
Misc. News: Patchworkers Donate To Veterans Building / Curtis Nearing RSU Homer Record
March 12, 2010
Alhzheimer's Support / Paralympics / Athletic Dept. News
Help Your Collinsville Merchants Help You & The City ... Shop Collinsville
Spring Break In Progress

Per Jim Riley, Athletic Director -- The baseball games for Friday 3/12/10 at Grove have been cancelled. The Cardinal Varsity Baseball will play Miami at home starting time 4:00 pm. --Melanie Garrett (3/12/2010) -- Per Gavin Rose the Cards beat Miami 7-3

Note: To the CHS seniors I spoke to Friday about their individual grad pages: This 2009 page has similar info. And parents / grandparents / students contact me if you would like a message ad. -- Ted 3/12/2010
From 3/11/2010 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Danny Tim Hite, 67, Westinghouse sales representative, died Tuesday. Service 3:30 p.m. Friday, Mowery Funeral Service Chapel, Owasso. Cherokee Challange Bowl
March 11, 2010
Local Students 1st & 2nd
Check back for track & baseball photos.- Thurs. 3/11
Andrew Gregory Thomas (March 24, 2002 - March 11, 2010) 7 year old from Oologah. Services pending. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Memorial Service 2pm Mon. March 15, 2010 at Owasso Church of Christ [3/16 Tulsa World Funeral story]Oologah-Talala student dies from suspected meningitis -- per 3/11/2010 Tulsa World.Channel 6 TV 5pm News says a 2nd Oologah-Talala School student has died. -- Ted 3/11/2010Thurs. 10pm TV news says 2nd Oologah death was an 8 year old girl.-- (Sat. 3/13 Tulsa World Update: 3rd child critical)
Misc. News: Newland Baseball Signing / Golf & Soccer Updates
March 10, 2010
News Museum Awning Loss
The CHS Band earned all I's at the District Contest today in Bartlesville and will go to State in April -- Per Gavin Rose 4:30pm Wed. 3/10/2010Misc. News: Dec. LEGO Results / March CHS Catoosa Track Results
March 9, 2010
Curtis 11 Homer Total / Wilson Cooperation
Local Sales Tax Results in 3/9/2010 Tulsa WorldH&R Block Special Through March 28th: 1/2 Off Tax Preparation For New Clients Only. Call 371-4066. Some Restrictions May Apply.
3/8/2010 School Board rehired all administrators, auditor OK'd FY2009 financials, volleyball coach resigned, Pepsi competition hoped, state cuts continue ... -- Ted 11:45pm Monday Check calendar for busy week
Hey guys, I found out around 1pm that I did not make it to the next round of the contest. I was shocked! But I am thankful for all the votes you guys submitted and for the people's vote who you shared this story with as well. It was a lot of fun and great to see how much support Lindsey and I received from this contest. Have a good week and thanks again! -- Travis Pelletier (3/8/2010) -- (Previous Coverage)
Collinsville Hosted 6A Owasso Here Friday
March 5, 2010
3 Card Homers Not Enough
Misc. News: Lineman 2 Lineman Golf / Career Fair
March 6, 2010
Protection Scam / HRC Meeting
David Ray Bunch (July 12, 1941 - March 5, 2010) Funeral services 10am Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at the Faith Fellowship Church. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Chamber of Commerce Meet
March 4, 2010
Morgan Powell Spoke on Estate Planning
Action Sports Ribbon Cutting
Pre-Prom Style Show
March 4, 2010
Chamber Extravaganza
The JV girls soccer game that was scheduled as an away game for Monday will be played here instead. Starting time is 5:30. JV girls only -vs- Keys. -- Jim Riley (3/5/2010) --- All CHS Spring Sports Schedules School Spring Break is March 15-19School Board Agenda
March 5, 2010
For Monday March 8th / Pepsi Contract Alternatives?
Olen Curtis Brewer, Sr. (February 4, 1930 - March 3, 2010) Funeral Services 2:30pm Friday, March 5, 2010 at the Liberty Freewill Baptist Church in Oologah. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.NTSB speculation on Sept. 2008 local air crash -- per 3/4/2010 Tulsa World (Previous Coverage) Elissa Stiles (18-year-old Collinsville home-schooler) has Oklahoma's winning essay in the VFW's "Voice of Democracy" contest. -- per 3/5/2010 Tulsa World  
Soccer & Football Signings
March 3-4, 2010
Whitney McCall + Ricci Smith + Steven Majike
CHS Soccer Boys Beat Miami
March 3, 2010
Won 1-0 Here Tuesday
Misc. News: City Election Results / Linsey Curtis Softball Stats
March 3, 2010
McTeachers Night / Nelson Benefit / Wilson Kids
CHS Soccer Girls Beat Miami
March 3, 2010
Won 10-0 Here Tuesday
Michael Ray Walker (July 26, 1952 - March 1, 2010) Funeral services 10am Friday, March 5, 2010 at the Baptist Tabernacle Church in Collinsville. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Travis Pelletier on Chan 6 TV Wed, morning (For Groom of the Year Report) -- 3/3/2010Taylor Upson, Miss Collinsville, will be the emcee for the style show Thursday. Our Outstanding Teen, Bailey Chambers, will also be there. -- Pam Polk 3/3/2010Updates to JV soccer schedule 3/3/2010
Tuesday's Vote Not Be Enough To Decide City Ward 3 Commissioner: Bateman 29, Davis 26 & Pope 18 Votes. -- April 6 Runoff Likely -- Ted 7:30pm Tues March 2, 2010 (Previous)Check March calendar for lots of events ... Chamber meet, Style Show, Band Spaghetti Dinner, etc ...Blade Nelson 10% Fundraiser at Rib Crib (Monday) March 8th (Flyer Required)
The CHS Lady Cards Soccer team was up 8-0 over Miami when I left a few minutes before halftime. Check back for a few photos later (& boys results). -- Ted 7:36pm 3/2/2010 -- (9:45 update Collinsville boys won 1-0 ... and girls' final was 10-0 in a shortened game.)
The Lady Cards JV team Won their Season opener against Mingo Valley Christian School 1 - 0 on Monday March 1st !! Go Cards!! -- Thanks, Debbie Gipson (3/2/2010)
City Park softball field improvements likely but delayed at City Commision March 1st meet. H&R Block Special Through Saturday March 6th: 1/2 Off Tax Preparation For New Clients Only. Call 371-4066. Some Restrictions May Apply.Misc. News: Downtown Inc. Finalist For State Awards
March 1, 2010
More Curtis Homers / Girl Scout Cookies
The starting time for the CHS baseball game scheduled for Friday March 5th with Owasso has been changed to 3:00. -- Jim Riley (3/1/2010)
February 2010 53,734 total visits (1919 ave per day)
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
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 don't need a law to do the right thing ... Don't text and drive ... or many other driving distractions. -- Ted
The Home Town Real Estate web site is moving click here. (More details later) -- Ted -- 3/5/2010
Lost dog/cat/garage sale ads are $5 ($10 w/ photo) and are to be paid in advance. -- Ted Wright
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