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Collinsville schools will be closed Tuesday, Feb, 1, 2011 due to inclement weather -- Ted 9:30pm Monday
There are two emergency shelters that are set up in case of power outages.
* First Baptist Church 13th & Main 371-2526
* Faith Fellowship located 1 mile south of Main on 12th Street 371-2996
Also if there are any major power outages for any non emergency issues please call city hall at 833-2349.

LaPasha Fifer (City of Collinsville) -- Monday Jan. 31, 2011 5pm
Ted Note: See that Tulsa & Owasso schools have already been called off for Tuesday with blizzard warnings starting tonight and possibly a foot of snow..
Got a call from my daughter Emily in Australia today saying she was trying to get ready for a category 4 cyclone (Yasi) that is expected to hit there Wednesday (our Tuesday). She has been through Florida hurricanes and Australia cyclones before but this is the biggest / closest one she has had to worry about. -- Ted Wright 4pm Monday 1//31/2011 --- as we prep for our snow/ice event here the same day. (radar)
Kathern Louise Casey (August 30, 1924 - January 29, 2011) Service: 10am Tues., February 1, 2011 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel. City court will be cancelled Tuesday, February 1st and rescheduled for Tuesday, February 8th, 2011. -- Angela McGinnis (City Clerk, City of Collinsville) (918) 371-1010 Ext. 2013 (Jan. 31, 2011 11:30am) Chamber of Commerce Meeting Thursday (Insure Okla.) + CHS Basketball coronation Friday  
CHS Baseball Coach Named Oklahoma Coach Of Year
Jan. 29, 2011

Tony Reeder Honored At Hall Of Fame
Misc. News: Casino Night For WWAH & Discount Older Animals
Jan. 31, 2011

Baseball Signups / 5th Grade Basketball
Don Edward Eaton (1922-2011). Two Collinsville daughters: Seabolt & Cottingim. --per 1/30/2011 Tulsa World Obit. -- (Related Coverage) Theissen 60th Wedding Anniversary -- per 1/30/2011 Tulsa World Shelly Coulter & Adam Daigle Set March Wedding -- per 1/30/2011 Tulsa World Reduced rate for WWAH adoptions of older animals starts Feb 1st. -- 1/30/2011
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Margie Marie Waters (November 7, 1921 - January 27, 2011). Funeral Service 1pm Mon., January 31, 2011 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel.
Basketball With Oologah Here Sat.
Jan. 29, 2011

Lady Cards Won
Misc. News: Streetscape / Conoco Corner Update
Jan. 28, 2011

Football Seniors / All-State Chorus
Collinsville H.S. Baseball Coach Tony Reeder will be inducted into the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame on Sat evening in OKC at the Bricktown Hotel at 7:00. -- Jim Riley 1/27/2011  
From Friday Jan. 28, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - William Henry Hess, 79, retired Collinsville police chief, died Wednesday. Service 3 p.m. Friday, Reynolds. From Friday Jan. 28, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Mary Margaret "Peggy" McKinley, 70, homemaker, died Wednesday. Visitation 1-2:30 p.m. and service 2 p.m. Tuesday, both at Penwell-Gabel Loran Fawcett Funeral Home, Neodesha, Kan. Mayme (Johnson) Evans 1925-2011 -- Died Jan. 24th in Springfield, Missouri. (Janice Pollard's Aunt). Services Saturday Jan. 29, 2011
Collinsville Wrestlers Beat Skiatook
Jan. 25, 2011

Senior Night
JrHi Basketball -vs- Coweta
Jan. 24, 2011

Boys Photos By Boyd Murphy
The Collinsville Fire Department is accepting applications for test bank for firefighter/EMT until 5:00 p.m., February 18 2011. Requirements include: 18 years of age, valid Oklahoma driver’s license, acceptable driving record, high school diploma or GED and Basic EMT Certification. Will need to become an Intermediate after joining the fire department and capable of passing State Firemen physical and agility physical. -- Applications are available at City Hall, 106 North 12th, Fire Department, 1214 W. Main Collinsville, Oklahoma. -- 1/27/2011 Advertisement  
Basketball Team Photos #2
Jan. 25, 2011

CHS Boys & Girls Cardinal Teams
CHS Freshman Gary Wayne Harding is Tulsa World's "Wrestler of the Week" -- 1/27/2011 -- [Jim Riley mentioned Gary has a chance to do what no other Oklahoma wrestler has done before. A championship at the JrHi State Wrestling Tournament Feb 4-5 (OKC) would be his 4th as he has already won as 6th-7th-8th grader.]
Green Country Fit Boot Camp Starts Feb. 7th for $70 in Collinsville -- Are you looking to lose weight, get in shape, tone up and lose inches? Green Country Fit Boot Camp is just what you need. We are starting another round of GC Fit Boot Camp in Collinsville. We offer a variety of different workouts on many levels. Come check us out at the Collinsville City Park. Bundle will be cold. The camp starts on Monday February 7th at 5:15 am and will continue through Friday March 4th. Yes I know it is early, but it is totally worth it! It really is worth it! The price for the camp is $70. Anyone may attend for $70. The camp will be Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Check out our website for info & to sign up: You can also join us on Facebook under We are so excited to offer a camp in Collinsville again, and we look forward to seeing you there.-- Rachel Jones -- GC Fit -- 918-289-7371
JrHi Wrestlers 59-15 over Skiatook & CHS 68-12 Over Skiatook. -- Ted 8:35pm Tuesday (Photos Later) -- [& Tulsa World 1/26]
CHS Basketball at Skiatook Tuesday ... Girls won 52-42 and Boys lost 39-52 -- per Gavin Rose -- 1/25/2011 ... & I have updated team photos from Monday I hope to get online in the next few days -- Ted 10:30pm Tues.-- [& 1/26 Tulsa World] Feb. 5th: CHS Baseball Diamond Dinner with Rob Walton (ORU Coach)
There will only be varsity Basketball on Sat vs Oologah. Starting time for the girls game is 6:30 here. -- Jim Riley 1/25 I am working on 2011 CHS Senior pages ... send me photos please -- Ted Monday was the official cutoff for CD orders ... but I'm still a few days from starting the archive search ... if you hurry I can still add you to the list. -- Ted 1/25
JrHi Wrestlers Finish Second At Metro Lakes Conference Tournament
Jan. 22, 2011

Lost To Tahlequah In Finals
I missed the city meeting (on park grants) Monday but understand they approved the agenda topics. -- Ted -- 1/24/2011
Scott J. Edmiston (46), passed away Monday Jan. 17, 2011 in Collinsville -- per 1/23/2011 Tulsa World. Jan 31st services in Nowata. The family requests donations to a fund at American Bank for Scott's children. From Sunday 1/23/2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Jimmie E. Sweaney, 88, died Saturday. Services pending. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home [Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at the Vera Full Gospel Church ]
Results from Jan. 20th Park Board Meeting -- Revised master plan and grant applications for trail and picnic shelters. -- Ted midnight Sat Jan. 1/22/2011 -- Commissioners will consider same plans/grants Monday Jan 24th. Sen. Brinkley Addressed Chamber Banquet
Jan. 22, 2011

Traci Conley Is 2011 President
CHS basketball boys lost 45-57 to Pryor & girls lost 37-48 to Sallisaw at Pryor Sat. -- Per 1/23/2011 Tulsa World
Collinsville Wrestling Team 3rd At OCU
Jan. 21, 2011

Only Loss Was To 6A Union
Misc. News: Library Media Sale / QB Club Needs Volunteers
Jan. 22, 2011

Streetscape Before Snow
From Saturday Jan. 22, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Marvin Clifford Shoulders, 89, rodeo cowboy, died Thursday. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, Shoulders residence. Reynolds. -- [Tulsa World Story 1/25/2011] Zumba Fitness® Class Shapes up in February at Oologah United Methodist Church Chamber of Commerce Banquet was Saturday Jan. 22
Snow Day Sent Kids To Park
Jan. 20, 2011

Sleding On About 2 Inch Snow
Representative John Sullivan Here
Jan. 21, 2011

Town Hall Meeting In Collinsville
Friday Jan. 21st will also be a snow day per School web site -- Ted 10pm Thursday Congressman John Sullivan hosted a Town Hall meeting FRIDAY in Collinsville 9:30am at American Bank -- photos later -- Tulsa World update 11am Jan 21. CHS Wrestling Coronation and Cascia Hall Matches
Jan. 18, 2011

Randi Gilmartin Crowned
The Collinsville Library will close today, Jan 20, at 4:30pm and reopen tomorrow, Jan 21, at 12:00pm. You can access our on line services at -- Susan Babbitt -- (Sorry I hadn't checked my email in several hours and didn't get this online til after 6pm -- Ted ) Pryor Basketball tournament schedule update: Sat Jan 22 Collinsville Boys vs Pryor at 11:30. Collinsville girls play Sallisaw? at 1:00. -- Jim Riley 1/20/2011
The Middle School Honor Band is gathering at the band room now as they will be allowed to travel to the Oklahoma Music Educators' Convention performance in Tulsa tonight as it is a one-time-only event that can't be rescheduled. The 4pm park board meeting is still on also. -- Ted 12:30pm Thursday 1/20/2011 --- Looks like about a 2 inch snow to me.
Be prepared for significant snow overnight Wednesday and Thursday morning ... per the TV weathermen -- Ted 11pm Wed No Collinsville school Thursday (SNOW DAY) -- Jan. 20, 2011 -- Ted 7:30am Per 1/20/2011 Tulsa World: CHS Basketball at Pryor: Boys lost 52-64 to Glenpool & Girls won 64-62 in OT over Pryor. The JH basketball games scheduled for tonight in Collinsville vs Pryor have been canceled. -- Jim Riley 10am Thursday The boys HS BB game in Pryor today has been Canceled. -- Jim Riley 2:30pm
From Wed. Jan. 19, 2011 Tulsa World: Owasso -- Lonnie A. Smith, 54, retired chemical salesman, died Sunday. Service 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Eastside Baptist Church, Collinsville. Mowery. Per 1/19/2011 Tulsa World: CHS Basketball -- Boys lost 24-65 to Vinita and Girls lost 40-44 to Adair (at Pryor Tournament). Zumba Fitness® Class Shapes up in February at Oologah United Methodist Church  
This is final week to order photo CDs before I start my photo archives search. -- Ted 1/18/2011 Hogs 'N' Hot Rods will be June 11th this summer. CHS football dessert banquet, Thurs., Jan. 27 at 6:30 in the CHS Commons. -- QB Club 1/18 & [CHS baseball banquet Feb. 5th 6pm]
Another Round Of Park Plan Revisions Thursday At 4pm
Jan. 18, 2011

Public Hearing / Park Board Meeting
Commission Will Consider Same Park Improvements
Jan. 19, 2011

Special Meet Monday Jan. 24th
Check back for photos from Wrestling Coronation and JrHi 50-9 win & CHS 38-27 win here Tuesday. -- Ted 10pm Jan 18th
Elmo Lee Wills (June 18, 1924 - January 17, 2011) Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at the Airport Freewill Baptist Church, 1190 North Mingo, Tulsa. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home

HS Girls Basketball Stats per 1/18/2011 Tulsa World

Steve Stout School Board meeting clarification -- 1/18/2011  
Elsie M. Higginbotham Easley (April 14, 1920 - January 15, 2011) Funeral Service 2pm Tues., January 18, 2011 at Grace Baptist Church of Owasso. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Kristina Shearer Signs Softball Intent
Jan. 17, 2011

Independence Community College
City Commission results from Monday: Judge qualification refined. Park discussion tabled. -- Ted midnight Jan. 17th
Bobbi Rogers (17) injured in Rogers County car crash Saturday -- per 1/15/2011 Tulsa World Per 1/16/2011 Tulsa World: CHS basketball boys lost to Tahlequah 42-52 & CHS wrestlers 5th at Sapulpa tournament. Misc. News: Wilson First Graders
Jan. 14, 2011

Sapulpa Wrestling / Patchworkers
New Jail Ready For "Business"
Jan. 14, 2011

City Has Been Without Jail Since 2001 Fire
CHS Basketball Split With Pryor
Jan. 14, 2011

Lady Cards Won Here Friday
Agenda for Monday Jan. 17 City Commission Meet: Judge Qualifications & Park Changes -- Ted -- 1:30am 1/15/2011 CHS Wrestling Coronation here Tuesday (along with Cascia Hall matches) ... Chamber Banquet Saturday ... more on calendar  
Park Board Approved Updated Master Plan
Jan. 13, 2011

Potential Grants Could Add Improvements
CHS Wrestlers Swept Grove & Coweta
Jan. 13, 2011

Team Qualified For Dual State
From Thursday Jan. 13, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Carol JoAnn Vann, 73, cook, died Tuesday. Services pending. Serenity, Tulsa. Layne Himebaugh, Collinsville, one of preliminary qualifiers listed at Tulsa's Chili Bowl races per 1/13/2011 Tulsa World 1/13/2011 Tulsa World features Young Colinsville HS Wrestling team ... currently ranked #2 in 5A behind Altus.  
CHS Wrestlers Swept Hale & Pryor In Partial District Quad
Jan. 11, 2011

Grove Delayed Until Thursday
Public Hearing & Park Board Meet Thursday 4pm at City Hall ... on possible changes to Park Masterplan Saturday Jan. 15th: 4:30pm CHS 1969 Meeting at Mazzios in Owasso
New City Judge Approved
Jan. 12, 2011

Charles Fox Takes Over For Caputo
Check back later for a few photos from Wrestle Dist Quad here Tuesday. Collinsville beat Hale 72-12 and Pryor 63-3. Grove was out for snow so will be here Thursday at 5pm instead (before Coweta at 6). -- Ted -- 7:30pm 1/11/2011 [Jan. 12th Tulsa World also] Basketball Marathon at Tahlequah Saturday (Snow make-ups) 7th grade starts at 10am ... with games to follow for 8th, 9th, JV, & varsity -- per Jim Riley -- Ted 1/11/2011
School Board Meeting Results
Jan. 10, 2011

Honor Band & Board Recognized
School Board Oversees $17 Million Yearly Budget with 2,661 students & 300 employees
Misc. News: First Snow
Jan. 10, 2011

Tennis Team Bags Court /
State Redistricting Meeting
Collinsville Girls Softball will be holding sign ups January 15th, 22nd, 29th and February 5th. Sign-ups will be from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the The Ville Athletics at 1213 W Broadway. If you have any questions please email us at or call Kim Thetford 906-6832. (1/10/2011)  
The Varsity Basketball games at Tahlequah on Tues have been postponed. Tahlequah is out of school. -- Jim Riley 1/10/2011 ~8pm
Determinination on Collinsville schools Tuesday will be made after an inspection of the bus routes after about 4am Tuesday ... according to Terry Due at Monday's school board meeting. -- Ted 10pm Monday
Streetscape II Update
Jan. 10, 2011

Downtown Improvements
Agenda for the special city commission meeting set for Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.: Including City Judge decision (& city budget expanded by $3000 from police seized drug fund & $10K animal shelter grant). -- Ted 2:30pm Monday
From Monday Jan 10, 2011 Tulsa World: Ira A. Ring, 67, Auto-Chlor System general manager, died Saturday. Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Reynolds Funeral Service, Collinsville.
CHS Wrestlers "Outstanding"
Jan. 7-8, 2011

8 Medals & 2nd Team at Cushing Invitational
The home JH Bskbl games vs Tahlequah scheduled for Monday (Jan. 10th) have been canceled. I will let you know if we are able to reschedule them. -- Jim Riley (1/10/2011)
Check the January Calendar ... Park Plan Public Hearing Thursday & Jail Open House Friday ... District Judge James Caputo to be sworn in Monday -- per 1/9/2010 Tulsa World Oklahoma's First Female Governor to be sworn in Monday (Mary Fallin) -- per 1/9/2010 Tulsa World  
From Saturday Jan. 8, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Michael C. Brians, 59, respiratory therapist, died Wednesday. 10am services at Mowery, Owasso. Collinsville Basketball Boys lost 36-61 to Westville & Collinsville Girls lost 66-73 to Locust Grove (at Locust Grove Friday)-- per 1/8/2011 Tulsa World Misc. News: Redbird Robotics At State
Jan. 8, 2011

School Board Recognition / Senator Brinkley Assignments
Misc. News: Pate 40th Anniversary
Jan. 6, 2011

Home Rep. Club / Regional Transit Plan
Misc. Sports: Off-Season Football Conditioning
Jan. 7, 2011

Cushing Wrestling / Spring Schedules

City Manager Updates Chamber On City's 2010 Accomplishments
Jan. 6, 2011

Grants Propel On-Going Improvements

School Board Agenda For Jan.10th
Jan. 7, 2011

Exec. Session to Discuss Personnel
Friday HS Basketball at Locust Grove (per 1/7/2011 Tulsa World): Girls: Locust Grove vs. Collinsville, 4:30 p.m.; & Boys: Fort Gibson vs. Collinsville, 8:45 p.m. Jr High Cardinal Wrestlers Sweep Pryor Duals -- The Collinsville Jr High wrestling team ran their dual record to 4-0 by winning all three duals at the Pryor Duals on Thursday. The young Cardinal wrestlers beat Pryor 64-12, Jay 59-18 and Grove 41-28 make a clean sweep of the day. On Tuesday they beat Sperry 62-6. The young gun Cardinals placed 1st in the Bixby Tournament and 3rd in the Sand Springs Tournament. -- Jim Riley 1/7/2011
JrHi Wrestlers Beat Sperry
Jan. 4, 2011

Bristow Was No-Show At Sperry
CHS Wrestlers Beat Sperry
Jan. 4, 2011

Will Host District Quad Next Week
1/6/2011 Tulsa World story on school federal spending. Public Hearing/Park Board Meet: Jan 13th 4pm -- Park Master Plan Updates (at City Hall)   CHS Baseball Schedules added 1/6/2011
CHS Basketball losses at Locust Grove Basketball Tournament per 1/5/2010 Tulsa World: Boys lost 30-74 to Verdigris and Girls lost 60-72 to Westville. Additional CHS wrestlers photo.Ted -- 5pm 1/5/2010 Funeral Services For Brad Davis Friday
Jan. 5, 2011

Former One Way Church Pastor
Brad Alan Davis Jan. 27, 1959 - Jan. 2, 2011. Funeral services will be 10am, Friday, January 7, 2011 at First Baptist Church. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home JrHi wrestlers beat Sperry 62-6 & CHS beat Sperry 56-18. Bristow did not show for tri. Photos later -- Ted 9pm Tuesday Misc. News: Softball Trip To Texas
Jan. 4, 2011

Quik-Trip Construction / Senior Pages
Sen. Rick Brinkley posted on his Facebook page today that he had just received the following committee assignments: Vice-chair of the Senate Finance Committee; Member of the Appropriations, Business and Commerce, & Health and Human Services Committees, and the Appropriations sub-committee on Education. -- Ted 1/4/2011 Jan. 2011 Chamber of Commerce Newsletter Tentative CHS Soccer & Tennis schedules added to Sports Index page today -- Thanks To Jim & Justin & Michelle -- Ted 1/4/2011
Charley Ray Deason (July 20, 1941 - December 31, 2010) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Services January 6, 2011 at Cornerstone Free Will Baptist Church (Sperry). Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery
Found Dog -- We have had a stray/ lost dog adopt our home. Black and tan female dachshund, seems to be pretty young. Found off of 156th, between 97th & Memorial last week. If anybody would like to claim her, call 371-7521. (Dale -- 1/4/2011) The JH/HS Wrestling Dual with Cascia Hall originally scheduled for Jan 20th at Collinsville, has been moved to Jan 18th. JH will start at 6:00. -- Jim Riley 1/4/20111
Tuesday Jan. 4th CHS Basketball at Locust Grove Tournament 5:50pm Boys -vs- Verdigris & 7:20pm Girls -vs- Westville No quorum for city commission meet (Jan 3rd) ... check back for reschedule. Also check back for pending park board & public meetings. -- Ted 7:10pm 1/3/2011 Unique Individual CDs Can Be Purchased For CHS Students
Jan. 3, 2011

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Police Dispatcher - The City of Collinsville is seeking a full time dispatcher. The candidate must be willing and able to work various shifts, some weekends and holidays. Computer skills are necessary. Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver license. High school or GED equivalent required. Salary Range: DOQ. Full benefit package is available. Drug testing required. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N. 12th, Collinsville, OK or e-mail resume to: Collinsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (1/3/2011)
Found Small Black and White Female Dog sitting on the side of 156th Street North at the Dump Entrance right before you get to the Ward-Weisman Animal Shelter. Found Saturday, 1-1-11 about 10:30 a.m. She is very sweet, seems to be house-broken, and needs her family. Please call Donna 918-636-8979. From Sunday Jan. 2, 2011 Tulsa World: Tulsa: -- Charley Ray Deason, 69, died Friday. Services pending. Collinsville Dolton, Collinsville. From Sunday Jan. 2, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville - Kate W. Beckner, 88, retired customer service representative, died Thursday. Services pending. Mowery, Owasso. [Kate Beckner is Laverne Short’s mother.]
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