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Misc. News: HHH WoMANless Beauty Pageant / Downtown Building Envy? / Jacob Smith College Report
August 31, 2011
False Bank Alarm / Book Signing at Chic'&Tiques
Larry Charles Bell (July 8, 1939 - August 29, 2011) Funeral Services Sat., September 3, 2011 at the Hope Church, 1502 East College Street, Broken Arrow, OK -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
"$12 Million Dollars A Day Wasted for a Decade" -- report to Congress today on waste and fraud in war spending in Iraq and Afghanistan (per Fox News) 8/31/2011 102 degrees at 5pm Wed. 8/31/2011
CHS Volleyball -vs- Tahlequah
August 30, 2011
9th, JV &Varsity Matches At MS Gym
  Chamber of Commerce luncheon meet Thursday Sept. 1 (& evening social)
Cardinal Varsity Football Season Tickets are on sale in the HS attendance office. They will also be on sale at the JV game on Sept 6 and the JH game on Sept 8. -- Jim Riley 8/29/2011
  CHS Football Season Opener Friday at Mannford (Sept. 2)
3rd Grade Football -vs- Claremore
August 27, 2011
Team Photos & Rosters
9th grade girls volleyball won tournament @ Catoosa today! -- Susie Vaughn (8/29/2011) & Submitted Photo 8/30 Rodeo Update
4th Grade Football -vs- Union Red
August 27, 2011
Team Photos & Rosters
5th Grade Red Football -vs- Skiatook
August 27, 2011
Team Photos & Rosters
Varsity and JV Cross Country girls both took first place Saturday at East Central -- Jim Riley (8/29/2011)
The JrHi Volleyball match with Tahlequah has been cancelled for tomorrow (Tuesday), we will play 9th, JV and Varsity in the MS gym at 4:00. -- Art (8/29/2011) -- Also, due to the roof/floor damage in the high gym, the JV tournament that was scheduled on Mon Sept 19th has been cancelled.
66th Annual Tri-County Fair
August 25-28, 2011
Sample Photos From 4 Days of Activities
Collinsville Rodeo
August 25, 2011
Round Up Club Hosted Fri & Sat.
Varsity volleyball lost to Skiatook in the finals of the Skiatook Tournament 13-25 and 21-25. -Toni Slagle (8/27/2011)
Saturday at the varsity volleyball tournament in Skiatook, Bailey Eberle was selected to the all tournament team. -- Coach Art Smalygo 8/28/2011
Softball Lady Cardinals won the consolation bracket of the Prague tournament with a record of 4-1. They lost their opening game to Stroud 7-4. Then came back to beat Sperry 7-0, Okemah 15-0, Holdenville 1-0 & Okemah in the finals 9-4. -- Kathy Trost (8/27/2011) Submitted photo for the CHS softball team at Praque from Shannon Wilson 8/28/2011
CCC Band Preview
August 23, 2011
Parents See Parts of 2011 Marching Program
9th Annual "Meet The Cardinals"
August 25, 2011
All Collinsville Football & Cheer Teams
FYI: Apparently the "missing" bleachers from the youth baseball fields by the ECC are being used at the Fair (with permission of the school) as done yearly ... but apparently not well coordinated with the baseball folks. -- Ted 9:30am Sat. 8/27/2011
Misc. Sports: Cross Country Downtown / McAlester Softball
August 25, 2011
8th Grade Football Scrimmage / JrHi Football Report
Ted, The varsity volleyball team beat Verdigris (ranked #3 in 4A) in four games: 25-23, 25-21, 26-24, and 25-20. Thanks, Toni Slagle (8/25/2011)  
CHS Beat Glenpool
August 22, 2011
Volleyball Here Monday
Misc. News: Sen. James Inhofe Visited Collinsville / Nazarene Revival In Sept.
August 25, 2011
CHS Gym Roof Repairs In Progress
Garage Sale this weekend Aug. 26th & 27th (801 N. 12th St., Collinsville) Friday 8-6 & Saturday 8-3. A Collinsville Chamber of Commerce evening social has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 1, from 5-7 at CastleRock Financial Advisors. CHS football crimmage starts at 5pm Friday (at LC) ... not 7:30 Chamber of Commerce Sept. Newsletter -- 8/25/2011
CHS Freshman Beat Glenpool
August 22, 2011
Volleyball Here (At Middle School)
CHS JV Beat Glenpool
August 22, 2011
Volleyball Here (At Middle School)
I see 104 degrees on the school online therometer reading at 2pm 8/24/2011 -- Ted -- at 107 at 5pm (Wednesday) Sorry, for not getting this to you more quickly. I didn't get the scrimmage details until yesterday afternoon. This Friday, the 26th, the Cardinal football team will scrimmage at Lincoln Christian field. The round robin scrimmage will begin at 5:00 with Cards playing against Casica Hall and then Okmulgee. At 8:30 the Cards will play a 2 quarter half game against Lincoln Christian. Please post if possible. Thanks, Kevin Jones -- Collinsville Cardinal Football (8/24/2011 noon)
Varsity volleyball beat Coweta tonight in four games: 26-24, 25-9, 17-25, and 25-22. -Toni Slagle (8/23/2011) The Jr. High softball team played in the Collinsville Festival on Monday. They played 4 back to back games in the rain and finished with a record of 2 wins,1 tie and 1 loss. The 1st game of the festival was with Jenks and ended in an 11 to 11 tie. The 2nd game was against Oologah which they won 9 to 2. They had a tough game against Owasso but fell short and lost 7 to 8. They then beat Skiatook 6 to 4 for the last game of the festival. The girls will play in the Bixby tournament this Friday and Saturday and will play Muskogee, Haskell, Glenpool and Union in pool play before the bracket game on Sat. afternoon. -- Missy DeLozier 8/24/2011 (Previous Coverage)

I'm already days behind this week and so much more is ahead. -- Ted 10:30pm Tuesday -- (Done w/ Tuesday by Fri 2:30)
  "Horrible Web Site" followup from Ron Phelps. -- 8/23/2011 Rodeo info & coupon  
Misc. News: Pre-Disaster Training / Sen. Inhofe Here Wed.
August 23, 2011
Book Signing Aug. 27th / Blog For Patchworkers

August 25-28 Tri-County Fair Information
Recent replies to debt / entitlement editorial -- 8/22 JOB OPENINGS FOR CONTRACT UNDERGROUND (CABLE IN CONDUIT) WORK IN THE TULSA AND SURROUNDING AREAS. -- CALL 918-599-7189 OR FAX RESUME TO: 918-599-7189 CHS Volleyball scores -vs- Glenpool: 9th Grade:25-12 & 15-15; JV: 25-15, 16-25, & 15-12; Varsity 25-16, 25-21, & 25-21. -- Ted 8/22/2011
The Home Run Club (CHS Baseball Boosters) will meet 6:30pm Tuesday Aug. 23rd at American Bank of Oklahoma. -- per Rusty Blevins 8/22/2011 Youth Football Home Schedule added to Sports Index page -- 8/22/2011 -- Thanks to James Dugger. Check back later for photos from Monday' s CHS Volleyball sweep of Glenpool. -- Ted -- 8pm Monday 8/22/2011 (I have over 200 photo for 3 teams as I wasn't sure when next home game would be)
Band Preview Tuesday 8pm (after 6:30 practice) Fair Starts Thursday evening (Dog Show)) & Meet The Cards Thursday ... and more INFC 3rd Grade Football Scrimmages
August 20, 2011
Collinsville Hosted 3rd Grade Teams Saturday
Junior High Softball Team Photo
August 19, 2011
Hosted Claremore
CHS Softball Festival
August 19, 2011
6 Teams Played 4 Games Each
Misc. News: CHS Roof Repairs Begun / HHH Golf Tourney Prize Is Golf Cart
August 19, 2011
Fire Behind Piggly Wiggly / S-Curve Drains
Misc. Sports: Riley Certified A.D. / Meet Cards Thursday / Player Auction Success
August 19, 2011
JrHi & 3rd Grade Football / Rodeo Next Weekend
I'll have a few photos later from 5-4 CHS Softball win over OKC McGinnis. Collinsville was ahead of Meeker by 2 in the 2nd when I left Friday afternoon. I'm gonna skip the football scrimmage at Claremore tonight and try to catch up on a huge backlog of news & other work this busy week. -- Ted 4:30pm 8/19/2011
CHS & JrHi Volleyball Teams Without A Home Court
August 19, 2011
7th & 8th Team Photos & HS Umbrellas
7th, 8th, 9th, JV, and Varsity swept Claremore Sequoyah tonight. --Toni Slagle 8/18
CHS Football Scrimmage at Claremore Friday Aug. 19th. Cheerleader Pancake Breakfast Saturday Aug. 20th Founder's Day Booth Rental Application
Results from Aug. 16th Park Board Meet: Fence Nixed, Shade Presentation, Trails Contract, Reservations, ... -- Ted 8/18/2011 Game Times For Collinsville Softball Festival: (Aug. 19) Fri 1:00, 2:30 and 4:00. Cards play at 1:00 and 2:30. & (Aug. 20) Sat 10:00, 11:30 and 1:00. Cards play at 10:00 and 1:00. -- Jim Riley 8/18/2011 -- (& Dave Cross says the JrHi Softball girls will play 4 straight games Monday starting at 9am in their Festival Aug. 22nd) -- Check back for photos from Thursday's JrHi game with Claremore --Ted 10:30pm Thurs
Ted our club is hosting 3rd grade scrimmages this weekend and our 3rd graders will be playing at 6pm on Saturday. Would like to invite everyone out to support our youth. All gate fees go to support the youth program. -- Thanks, Collinsville Youth Football -- Keith Carney (8/17/2011) Misc. News: Marsh-Decker Graduation / Watch For School Kids
August 17, 2011
Web Site "Horrible" / Meet The Cards
Names added to Band Group Photo -- Ted 8/16/2011 -- Thank you to Mr. Newhart -- Ted CHS Softball 7-6 Win Over Bixby
August 15, 2011
One Extra Inning In Season Opener
Saw a report on TV Channel 23 tonight that two 19-year-old boys from BA turned themselves in for the cattle bow and arrow attacks. -- Ted 9:30pm 8/16/2011 (Previous Coverage)
Fire Damaged Senior Citizens Center at Fairgrounds
August 16, 2011
Also 4-H Building ... Attic Fire This Weekend
CHS Football Team Photos
August 13, 2011
Varsity & Freshman
(Still trying to resolve a few names)- 8/17/2011
Results from City Commission Aug. 15th meet: Re-do for 2006 ordinance; police policy discussion limited; City Manager executive session declined; grant for police radios -- Ted 10:45pm 8/15/2011 Tri-County Fair Mother-Daughter Look-Alike Contest event date/time & deadline to enter revised. -- 8/16
Park Board Met Tuesday Aug. 16th
August 15, 2011
Fence / Shade / Trails Grant Architect / Priorities
CHS Varsity Softball
August 13, 2011
2011 Team Photo & Schedule
JOB OPENINGS FOR CONTRACT UNDERGROUND (CABLE IN CONDUIT) WORK IN THE TULSA AND SURROUNDING AREAS. -- CALL 918-599-7189 OR FAX RESUME TO: 918-599-7189 Note: The city commission agenda for tonight was incorrect over the weekend (I picked up last year's file by mistake) ... should be correct now. -- Ted 11:15am Monday 8/15/2011
CHS Cross Country Boys
August 12, 2011
2011 Team Photo & Schedule
CHS Varsity Cheerleaders
August 13, 2011
Team Photos For 2011 Football Season
I finally have pages online for all these teams for photos taken last Fri& Sat. If you see any name missing or miss-spelled please let me know as I use these pages for reference for the rest of the season -- Ted 8/17/2011
Mr Wright, the varsity participated in the Sand Springs volleyball tournament this weekend. Finished the tournament 5-2 and placing third, beating: Ponca City, Sand Springs, Bishop Kelley JV, Glenpool and Enid ... losing: Catoosa and Verdigris. Kryston Wheeler was selected on the all tournament team. -- Jeannie Smalygo (8/13/2011) ~6pm
The Cardinal Volleyball team went 3-0 on Friday by beating Enid, Sand Spring and Glenpool and then beat Bishop Kelley in the 1st game on Sat in the Sands Springs VB Tournament. The Ladys are leading Ponca City 8-5 in the 1st game of their match. -- Jim Riley Saturday Aug, 13, 2011
Agenda For City Meet Monday Aug 15th
August 12, 2011
Police Policy & Procedures
City Manager Performance Review
CHS Roof Damage Followup
August 12, 2011
First Two Days of Classes Completed
Emergency Declared For Repairs
Brief summary of topics discussed at Thursday's (8/11/2011) city commission work session: Potential Sale of Sale Barn property to current city leasee; Delivery Driver Double Parking; Outdoor Cafe rules; Property Management Enforcement Tools, ... -- Ted 8/12/2011
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The Collinsville School Board just met (10am Fri) in an emergency session to "approve emergency repairs to the High School building from storm related damages received on Wed. morning a.m. August 10, 2011". A letter will be sent to the state capitol for additional approval (including the Governor) which would allow a streamlined process to make repairs without the normal competitive bid & protest periods. School official are also still waiting for final assessment from the insurance company. -- Ted 10:30am Friday
Misc. News: Reward For Bow & Arrow Cattle Attack Info
August 10, 2011
Sherri Davis Engaged / School Dance / Rodeo Here
Drought & hopefully heat wave broken? ... just in time for school start
The Collinsville High School roof was damaged by the storm that passed through early Wednesday morning. Cleanup crews are already well into the job of having things ready for the start of school Thursday morning. The main damage was to the gym and art room. -- Ted noon Wed. 8/10/2011
School Will Start On Schedule Thursday
August 10, 2011
Despite Storm Damage Early Wednesday

KJRH weather camera on CHS roof

TV Channel 6 (Emory Bryan) Report 8/10/2011

Channel 2 - 8/11/2011

Wonderful rain overnight and early temps in the 70s today (Wed. 8/10/2011) -- Ted
Teachers Appreciation Breakfast
August 9, 2011
New Teachers Include 2nd Generation Of Teaching Sisters
School Board Results from Monday 8/8/2011 ... including some raises The Cardinal Combine scheduled for tonight at Sallee is cancelled due to excessive heat. Player and parent meetings will still on go as scheduled. Thanks -- Kevin Jones (Collinsville Cardinal Football) Monday 8/8/2011 11:45am
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Misc. Cherokee News
August 6, 2011
Election / GED / 5K Run / Budget / Law Suit / Computer Basics / VCO / Bingo
Editorial - Ted's Opinion
August 7, 2011
Will Take All Of Us To Solve National Debt Crisis
Saturday Evening brief rain better than nothing ... slight break from heat. -- Ted 11pm 8/6/2011
22 "New" Teachers Reported
August 5, 2011
Ready For Classes Starting Aug. 11th
Agenda For Monday Aug. 8th
August 5, 2011
Cafeteria Prices / Sale of 7.5 Acres / Many Positions Filled
Misc. News: Conserve Electricity / S-Curve Progress Delayed / Arts & Crafts Vendor Call
August 5, 2011
1st Grade Football Call / QB Club Players Auction
CHS Softball Scrimmage
August 4, 2011
Sperry Here In Game Started at 6pm Thursday
The Bryson Chailer Benefit Backyard Volleyball Tournament (originally scheduled for August 6th at city park) has been postponed until hopefully September due to lack of teams signing up. Thank you so much. -- Whitney Wilson (8/4/2011)
Cherokee Councilwoman Cara Cowan Watts Spoke To Chamber of Commerce
August 4, 2011
Doing Business With The Nation
Jane Elizabeth Walker (July 31, 1924 - July 31, 2011) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Conserve electricity (see intro page)
Misc. News: Cardinal Ignores Cat Danger
August 4, 2011
More Fund Raisers / Extreme Summer Heat
August 25-28 Tri-County Fair Information (like Mother Daughter Look-A-Like Contest, Collinsville Idol, Diggity Dog Race & Livestock Shows)
CHS Volleyball Team Photos
August 2, 2011
2011 Varsity / JV / 9th
CHS Cross Country Team Photo
August 2, 2011
2011 XC Girls
Check August Calendar for School Schedule pickups starting Wed. Aug. 3rd.
(Also Sales Tax Holiday this weekend)
Topics on agenda for City Commission work session set for Aug. 11th:
* "Illegal" Delivery Parking & * Outdoor Cafes & *
Disposition of Sale Barn Property & * International Property Maintenance Codes
This (and any other city) meet is a public meeting. Got an opinion? -- Ted 8/2
It's Just Too Hot ... Please Be Careful. Tulsa forcast for 116 degrees Wednesday August 3rd. -- Ted 8/2/2011
Misc. News: Congressman Sullivan Comments on National Debt Crisis
August 2, 2011
JrHi Football Meeting / ~6000 Pages Requested Daily
Volleyball Alumni-Varsity Game
August 1, 2011
Fun Competition
107 Degrees Today on the Collinsville High School Therometer (at least from ~2:30 to 5pm) Monday Aug. 1st (Tulsa's official temp at 5pm was 109 ... with 112 unofficially downtown). Expect more of the same all week. -- Ted   Wednesday August 3rd is an Ozone Alert Day
Reminder -- New 2011 Requirement: 7th graders will need Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccine) shot. Monday (August 1st): JrHi Softball Parents Meet + City Commission + Alumni/Varsity Volleyball ... see the August Calendar Band Garage Sale Saturday August 2011 Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Misc. News: Nicole Coombs All-State Trainer / Book For Jean Grady
July 30, 2011
Tulsa Tourism Center To Cherokees
Teacher's Guide To cvilleok & Newspaper Museum
August 1, 2011
Tours, News Submittal, History
August 25-28 Tri-County Fair Information (like Mother Daughter Look-A-Like Contest, Collinsville Idol, Diggity Dog Race & Livestock Shows) Oklahoma Sales Tax Holiday Aug 5-7
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New S-Curve Construction Will Close Several Streets
July 6, 2011
2 Detour Drawing Samples
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1,521,416 total requests (during July 2011) and a total of 180,390 pages requested (an average of 6130 pages per day) -- Ted 8/1/2011

I've had CDs ready since May 31st (& payment due) for Katie Sowards, Tyler Taber, and Braden Varner. -- Ted Wright -- August 18, 2011 (see #11: Frequently Asked Questions for hours and payment options) -- 2011 CDs Orders for new CDs will not be processed until next January ... but you can let me know if you are interested anytime before that:
I have unclaimed photo CDs for Katie Sullivan (2007), Cory Flynn (2007), Jerica McColley (2008), Jeff James (2008), Chris Pelton (2008), Shelby Charles (2009), Ethan Miller (2010), Ethan Carothers (2010) and Dillon Harwood (2010). -- Ted 6/28/2011 photos are for sale (Photo Policy) 4x6 prints $2, 8x10 prints $5, or CD by sport/individual ($25-$40)
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