April 2011 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... email Ted Wright: wrightted@aol.com ... Frequently Asked Questions
Metro Lakes Conference Track Meet Hosted Here
April 30, 2011

CHS Boys Team Photo
More Misc. News: Kids Softball / Cardinal Nest
April 30, 2011

FFA Banquet? / Flower / Visits
Chorus Concert / Coronation
April 28, 2011

Jenna Logsdon Crowned Queen
CHS Undefeated At OneOK
April 29, 2011

Cards Beat BTW In HS Showcase
I can now update the (old) cvilleok.com (Tues 5/3 7:15pm) for the first time since Friday. I am in the process of loading a new version to a more reliable host and that switch will occur in the next day or so. If you lose contact with either cvilleok in the mean time I will also be updating this "emergency" page: http://www.collinsvillechamber.net/tempnews.html
Middle School Orientation For Future 6th Graders
April 26, 2011

Current 6th Graders Performed (Band & Chorus)
Misc. News: Wilson "Effort" Kids & Goat Kissing
April 30, 2011

Trail of Tears Awards / CHS Golf / Fit Boot Camp
Agenda For Monday May 2nd
April 29, 2011

City Commission Meeting
My hosting service messed with cvilleok.com again and I have been unable to make updates since about 4pm Friday April 28, 2011 --Ted Grad Pages Were Due To Be Online Sunday (May 1st) ...but will be delayed

2011 CHS Grad Pages Go Online Soon

Sample Preview Page 4/28/2011 4am ... with a good example of family ads .. email message in the next few days before your grad's page goes online wrightted@aol.com (see #11 Frequently Asked Question for payment info)
Fred Gillespie Passed Away April 27th
April 29, 2011

1952 CHS Grad Lived In Broken Arrow
Please be patient for news back logged this week: Trail of Tears Awards, Goat Kissing, Character Kids, 6th Grade Orientation, Hogs 'N' Hot Rods T-Shirt design winner, and Chorus Concert ... -- Ted 3am Friday [add OneOK Baseball 3-0 win and Metro Lakes Track to backlog-- Ted Sat]  
I just found out earlier today that some Community Cable Vision internet users are unable to reach cvilleok.com. If you are one of those folks and are reading this via a different access ... please email me so I can verify if/when a fix is made. -- Thanks, Ted: wrightted@aol.com -- Thursday 4/28/2011 3pm -- [I have two email addresses now -- Thanks, Ted 5pm] -- [I have one report of successful access now Friday] -- Ted Friday 4pm JrHi Boys Track Results Added for 4/21 Meet -- Ted 4/28
Summer Is Almost Here! Are U Ready? Individual Membership $29/mo, Couples $19/mo/person & 3 mo Gym+Tanning $99.99
No Sign Up Fees 1108 W. Main -- Collinsville
The Rock Gym

Helen Colpitt Murphy (March 13, 1926 - April 25, 2011) -- Visitation 3-8pm Wed., April 27, 2011 at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10am Thurs., April 28, 2011 at the Collinsville Community Church -- Obituary
Dud Hart Thomas (January 25, 1940 - April 23, 2011) Serv ices Pending Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home  
Kyrston Wheeler & Maddy Hoffman qualified for the Class 5A State Golf Tournament Tuesday by placing in the Regional Golf Tournament in Pryor. -- Jim Riley 4/26/2011
The current Herald 5th graders got a preview of 6th grade at the Middle School tonight during a brief orientation ... and got a bonus rain soaking, lockin, hearing adjustment and blackout. Check back later for a photo or 2 -- Ted 8pm Tuesday 4/26/2011
There will be a Collinsville Youth Baseball Tournament this weekend (29th-30th-1st) -- per a Thomas Jefferson phone message. Maybe it's just me, but don't call and ask how to submit news ... just send me an email with the info: wrightted@aol.com I still owe a May calendar -- Ted -- Tuesday 4/26/2011 4:30pm
Misc. News: Labette College Softball Conference Champs
April 26, 2011

Listening Dog / VCO Bingo NIght May 10
CHS Football Letter
April 26, 2011

Coach's Info For Spring & Summer
Misc. News: Fire House Visitor OnThe Road For 3 Years
April 25, 2011

Ethan Carothers To NEO / Girl Scouts Dividing Bread
Another busy week (see calandar) -- chorus concert, baseball at OneOK, Metro Lakes track here,-- Ted -- Monday 4/25 (4pm) The CHS baseball game with Coweta scheduled Monday has been canceled. -- Jim Riley 4/25/2011
1pm Tuesday: Caney at 23 feet Verdigris at 12 feet Bird Creek at 13.5 feet
1am Tuesday: Caney at 20 feet Verdigris at almost 10 feet Bird Creek at just under 13 feet
Still Raining:
(2pm Mon. 4/25/2011 after all-day Sunday rain)
Caney River from 8 to 13 feet in last 12 hours (by noon Monday 4/25/2011) raw unofficial Corp data (26 is flood stage) Verdigris River from 5 to 7 ft in last 12 hours (by noon Monday 4/25/2011) raw unofficial Corp data (35 is flood stage) Bird Creek (13 feet) less than 1 foot change in last 12 hours (by noon Monday 4/25/2011) raw unofficial Corp data (18 is flood stage)
Misc. News: Wilson Spelling Bee Champs
April 23, 2011

Emily Wright Masters Degree / McKinney Rodeo Dream
Easter Egg Hunt
April 23, 2011

Community-Wide Event Saturday
Collinsville Hosted JrHi Track Meet
April 21, 2011

Delayed By Weather Thursday / Team Photos
Collinsville Hosted High School Track Meet
April 22, 2011

Sunny Weather Friday / Girls Team Photo
This coming week is last call for parents / grandparents / friends ... etc. to purchase congratulation message ads on the 2011 graduate pages that go online May 1st. The top position ad (if available is $10) any other ad is $5. -- wrightted@aol.com -- Frequently Asked Questions (#11 On Payments) -- Ted 4/23 If graduates would like to add a comment to their own page on school, favorite teacher, future plans, or just about anything else ... they can email that to me for free. -- Ted -- wrightted@aol.com
CHS Boys McAlester Golf Tournament results: Daniel Prock 88, Jake Henry 90, Zane McElory 100, David Stellfox 106. and Chandler Hunt 114. Very proud of these golfers. Windy, cold and rain. Would like to thank Coach Mike Henry for taking the golfers today to McAlester for me, because of family emergencies. -- Thanks, Bob Pratt (4/21/2011)
The next Band Booster meeting will be on Tuesday, May 3 at 7pm at Band Room (1 week sooner than usual due to the May 10th Spring Band Concert) -- Per Connie Collis (4/21/2011) May is sneeking up on me ... will try to have a May events calendar online this weekend. -- Ted Misc. News: Cherokee Student $100 Clothing Vouchers
April 21, 2011

Michael Yingst OWU Signing / Centennial Bench Is Back
Collinsville Downtown Inc. Announces Contests to "Name Our Hogs Mascot!" We literally want residents to come up with a name for our Hog! -- Susan Erler -- Collinsville Downtown Inc (2/28/2011) -- Entries due by May 1st for naming contest (for $50 prize).
Misc. New: Middle School Academic Team 3rd At State
April 20, 2011
Librarian Graduation / More Wilson "Effort" Kids
Collinsville Wrestling coach Weston Harding was selected Region 7 Wrestling Coach of the Year by his fellow coaches. Also, recieving recognition was Cville Athletic Director Jim Riley. Riley was selected AD of the Year for the second year in a row. (4/21/2011)
CHS Soccer Change: On Thursday, the girls game is cancelled and the boys play at 3:30 at the Tulsa United fields (41st & 169) vs. Tulsa Central. -- Jim Riley 4/19/2011 Misc. News: Wilson Elementary: Effort + Girl Scout Flowers + McDonalds
April 19, 2011

Middle School Academics / Barrel Racing Clinic
ECC 4-yr-olds enroll Wed-Thurs
Arlene Francis Obituary
April 19, 2011
Services Thursday
The funeral for Arlene Francis will be Thursday at 11:00 am at the Collinsville Freewill Baptist Church just North of 146th St. on Highway 169. Visitation is Wed. noon untill 8:00 pm at Renolds Funeral Home here in Collinsville. -- per Brad Francis (4/18/2011) Results from Monday's city commission meet. The $5K to Tulsa Chamber was approved. -- Ted -- Monday 10:15pm 4/18/2011 -- Walking Club to start.
Misc. News: Duncan(s) Earn Degrees
April 17, 2011

Cheerleaders / Patchworkers / HHH Sale / CEF Change
CHS (& JV) Baseball -vs- Edison
April 17, 2011

Wins Here Saturday
Ted, My sister Arlene Francis passed away early this morning. Service is pending with Reynolds Funeral Home . -- Brad Francis (Saturday 4/16/2011) -- Arlene was a 1955 CHS graduate and co-founder of the Nifty Fifties Organization. Animal Haven Games & Egg Hunt
April 16, 2011

Annual WWAH Egg-Stravaganza
Check the April Calendar
City Agenda For Monday April 18
April 15, 2011

Consideration of $5000 To Tulsa Chamber
CHS Jr-Sr Prom
April 15, 2011

Held On RSU Claremore Campus
CHS Soccer -vs- Pryor (& SR. Night)
April 12, 2011

JV Boys & Varsity Girls Photos
Misc. Sports News: Golf Team Photos / JrHi Track Report
April 15, 2011

OneOK Baseball Tickets For April 29
Terri Foresman (Died April 12, 2011) Services Pending -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home -- Graveside services 1pm Friday, April 15, 2010, at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Sands Spring, OK

LOST DOGS!! -- Collinsville Oologah area. They have been missing since 4-13-2011 @ 3:30. -- Please help us find our dogs! If you see them call 918-282-8959 or 918-694-1612

Collinsville's State Champions Gary Wayne Harding and Dylan Helm were selected to the 1st team All Vype Wrestling Team. Will Steltzlen was selected to the 2nd team. -- Jim Riley 4/13/2011
Josh Pennington will wrestle at 152 pounds for the 5A East All-State Wrestling team July 26 -- per March 11th NewsOK.com Misc. News: Band At 5A State / 12U Softball / HHH Sale Items Sought
April 14, 2011

Gas Prices / Autism Awareness & Screening
CHS Boys Golf McAlester Results: Jake Henry 87, Daniel Prock 95, Zane McElory 98, David Stellfox 101, & Chandler Hunt 122. Metro Lakes Results: Daniel Prock 86, Zane McElory 89, Jake Henry 93, David Stellfox 96, & Chandler Hunt 104. Finally some good weather and we played a little better. Real proud of these five golfers that are working hard to improve. Only two more tournaments before regionals. -- Coach Pratt (4/12/2011)
CHS Prom is Friday April 15th: Place your orders soon for best choices at Garner's Flowers (your local experts keeping up with the latest designs and trends). Flowers, armbands, wristlets, ribbons, bling and lots of colors. Call 371-2476. And visit www.garnersflowers.com for your everyday floral needs.
CHS Band Booster Meeting Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the band room with voting on CCC Band Booster officers. (4/12/2011)
I spent several hours on senior pages today then a few hours at soccer/senior night ... so will try to get started on the tennis page now and hopefully soccer Wednesday. -- Ted 9:40pm Tues. 4/12/2011 -- (Finished tennis page below at 1:30am Wed)
CHS Soccer Boys Lost In OT
April 8, 2011

To Claremore Here Friday
CHS Tennis Team Photo
April 11, 2011

Hosted Only Home Matches Tuesday
CHS Baseball Team Photos
April 8, 2011

Varsity & JV Teams
Misc. News: Library Open House & Smithsonian Exhibit
April 11, 2011

CHS Track Practice Photos
CHS Students Hear Impacts of Drinking & Driving
April 8, 2011

And A Perscription Drug Tragedy
CHS Soccer Team Photos
April 8, 2011

Girls And Boys Teams
Insure Oklahoma Provides Health Care Subsidy
April 7, 2011

Info Presented To Chamber of Commerce
Misc. News: 4-Yr-Olds Enroll Apr. 20-21 at ECC
April 9, 2011

New 11th Street Seating / City Fire Repairs
Louise Francis Funeral Service Set For Tuesday At 11am
April 8, 2011

At Reynolds Chapel
I'll have photos (later) from the CHS pre-prom victims impact assembly to discourage drinking and driving & drug use, and CHS Soccer and Baseball team photos. -- Ted Friday 5pm 4/8/2011 Gavin Rose reports the CHS Baseball Cards beat Tahlequah 8-4 here Friday. 4/8/2011 (7:15pm)
Unlike this web site which is still free to viewers, the Tulsa World has decided to charge a subscription fee for online viewers (at least $15/month) so until further notice I will no longer be using that site as a source nor linking there where I have been driving traffic for years. Even if I paid the fee, the links would not be useful for non-subscribers. I understand their rational / business plan but will need to find alternatives, one of which is increased email help from my viewers on death notices and out-of-town sports scores, etc... -- Ted Wright -- www.cvilleok.com -- April 8, 2011
CHS Soccer -vs- Skiatook
April 5, 2011

Losses Here Tuesday
All-Metro Basketball Teams Annonced in 4/8/2011 Tulsa World: Shelbi Kirby (3rd Team) & Kryston Wheeler Honorble Mention Check back for Chamber of Commerce coverage from Thursday. -- Ted 1:30am Fri.
Trent Rogers reported to me that Brad Francis' mother (Louise Francis) had passed away following a long illness. Check back for funeral details (w/Reynolds). -- Ted 1:30pm Thursday 4/7/2011 From Friday April 8, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Helen Louise Francis, 89, homemaker, died Thursday. Services pending. Reynolds, Tulsa. -- [4/8/2011 Update Obituary on Reynolds site]
From Thursday April 7, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Billy Ray Dick, 77, mechanic, died Tuesday. Visitation 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Reynolds Funeral Service, and service 10 a.m. Friday, House of Prayer, Foyil. From Thursday April 7, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Mary Margaret Dix-Caruso, 67, architect, died Wednesday in Owasso. No services planned. Mid-Town, Tulsa. Norman Stevens Passed Away At 53
April 7, 2011

Collinsville Relatives
CHS Baseball -vs- Cascia Hall
April 5, 2011

2nd Grader Gavin Proctor Honored
100th Birthday at Driller's Game for Collinsville Resident -- per 4/7/2011 Tulsa World
Misc. News: Prom & Victims Impact Presentation
April 6, 2011

Indian Summer Camps / Easter Eggs Hunts / 6th Grade Orientation
Senior Tea
April 5, 2011

CHS Senior Girls Hosted by HRC
After Prom Lock In Parent Meeting -- Thurs. April 7th (7pm at High School)
Results from 4/4/2011 city commission meet. Apparently it was already unlawful to "play" on city sidewalks but now it's OK except for downtown ... and the "play" would need to be a reported nusiance. Also wrestling team honored ... and announcement that QT will open Thursday at 5am April 4th School Board (partial) Results: early retirement incentive offered to save school money.
Baseball Cardinals Beat #1 Kelley 7-2: The Defending State Champions went on the road and played like they were defending something and put a whuppin in Class 5A #1 ranked Bishop Kelley. Tyler Ames pitched 4.5 innings and Brant Werdel finished the last 2.5 innings and held BK to only 2 runs while the Cardinals got timely hits and produced 7 runs. -- Jim Riley 4/4/2011 Sperry Golf Tournament -- CHS Results: Jake Henry 87, Daniel Prock 94, David Stellfox 101, Zane McElory 104, & Chandler Hunt 120. We finished 4th in the Tournament out of 10 teams. Once again the cold and wind was not ideal for golfing. Real proud of the scores considering the weather. -- Thanks, Bob Pratt (4/4/2011)
The City of Collinsville is seeking employment for full-time seasonal positions. The positions are for general ground maintenance in the Cemetery and Park from April-September. Applicants should possess the ability to effectively use a variety of hand and power tools, mowers, and string trimmers. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License and drug testing is required. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, Collinsville, OK 74021 or by email to melissaw@cityofcollinsville.com. (4/4/2011)
From Monday April 4, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Goldie N. Hobbs, 88, homemaker, died Saturday. Services pending. Mowery, Owasso. [Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Faith Fellowship] April Chamber of Commerce Newsletter (April After-Hours Mixer Moved To May & April 7th Lunch Meet at Bank... Not Library) Misc. News: Wilson Integrity / Elementary Cheer Meeting
April 4, 2011

Egg hunt April 23rd / cvilleok Visits
LOST DOG -- We lost our little YorkiePoo today. Her name is Esther and she is tan/gray. She was lost in Prarie View. Thank you, Renee' Smith 371-0519, 728-0715, 728-1445 (4/2/2011) Lost Dog/Cat/Garage Sale ads are $5 ($10 with photo) and are to be pre-paid. See #8 & #11. Just to update you on the JV Bixby tournament – the JV High School Baseball team lost last night to Bixby Blue 9-1. -- Thanks, Mary Young 4/3/2011
Preview of 2011 CHS Grad Pages
April 1, 2011

Advertisers & Photos Still Needed Before May 1st Release
Shop Collinsville
School Board Has Two Executive Sessions On Monday's Agenda
April 1, 2011

Existing Bond Discussions
City May Make It Unlawful To "Play" On Sidewalks
April 1, 2011

Wresting Team Honors Monday
74,114 March 2011 visits to cvilleok.com (2390 average daily visits) Month of Weblizer stats -- Ted Wright 4/1/2011 -- Collinsville's 2010 Census Population is 5,606 The JV High School Baseball team beat Bixby 8-4 today in the Bixby tournament and will play in the championship game tomorrow at 5:00. Thanks, Mary Young -- Friday 4/1/2011
Check back later for a sneak peak at the CHS Class of 2011 in their caps & gowns. -- Ted 2:30pm Friday [& FYI on senior pages ... half of them are in pretty good shape for May 1st release but the other half (~85) will have me in panic mode for the next month] 4/1/2011
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74,114 March 2011 visits to cvilleok.com (2390 average daily visits) Month of Weblizer stats -- Ted Wright 4/1/2011 -- Collinsville's 2010 Census Population is 5,606

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