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Results of 6/30/2011 Park Board meeting -- Ted 7/1/2011 Latest "official" Cherokee Chief election results have Baker the winner again, this time by 266 vote difference. -- Ted 7/1
Misc. Sports: Trent Lee Signs For NOC Baseball
June 30, 2011
QB Club Selling Football Program Ads
CHS 1969 Change of Plans: the class (60th birthday) party originally scheduled this Saturday at the American Legion Building has been moved to the Community Church Fellowhip Hall (14th and Oak) ... due to air conditioner problems at the first location. The 4pm start time July 2nd remains the same. -- per Rhonda (Wode) Paul noon 7/1/2011  
Misc. News: July 4th Weekend Safety
June 30, 2011
Mayor Issues Reading Challenge
July 2011 Chamber of Commerce Newsletter -- 6/30/2011 Check back for park board results -- 6/30/2011 Fine Quality Antiques At Rogers & Sons -- 1007 W. Main, Collinsville
Park Board Meeting 4:30pm June 30th at City Hall
* Discussion and possible action to put fence around splash pad.
* Discussion and possible action to put shade features over playground equipment.
Agenda Online June 28, 2011
Collinsville Hitmen (Youth Baseball) on Chan 6 TV June 25th

"Frankie" Worstell Downing Obituary Added 6/28/2011

Misc. News: Steven Gerber To Basic / JrHi Summer Football Report
June 28, 2011
DUI Checkpoints / "Bleacher Babes" Car Wash
Fireworks Friday At City Park (July 1st) More Independence Day Celebrations Saturday (July 2nd) at VFW
Sherry Denise Ballard (August 7, 1951 - June 27, 2011). Visitation 4-8pm Tuesday & 9am-8pm Wednesday at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Graveside services 10am, Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Claremore. Results from 6/27/2011 School Board Meet -- Ted midnight 6/27 -- Toni Slagle will be teaching math ...
The City of Collinsville received notice today of approval of their $160,000 recreational trails program grant application (made back in January) for the city park. The grant require a 20% city match. Word has not yet been received on another grant application made at the same time for other improvements in the park. The local park board will likely meet Thursday June 30th (with time not yet nailed down) -- Ted 5:30pm Monday 6/27/2011 -- (Previous Coverage) Channel 6 TV News reports the Cherokee Chief election results have been reversed today with Chad Smth the winner by 7 (instead of loser by 11). -- Ted 5:35pm 6/27/2011 -- (On Cherokee Site)
Mototcycle Riders To Canada And Back
June 24-26, 2011
Raising Funds For Hannah's Helping Hands
  Cherokee Nation Elects New Chief (Bill John Baker) by 11 vote margin-- per 6/26/2011 Tulsa World
Several Council Seats Decided Also on Cherokee Nation's Site (Watts & Keener won in District 5) -6/26
Ted, I just got word that the Only In America (with Larry The Cable Guy episode) that was filmed at my Collinsville Livestock Sales will be airing this Tuesday June 28th at 8:00 pm on the History Channel. Would you help me get the word out to those that may be interested in seeing it. -- Thank You, James Roderick (6/25/2011) More S-Curve Construction
June 26, 2011
Solution Seemed Impossible In 1974
Two Smith Daughters Wed This Spring
June 25, 2011
Kara Smith & Shawn Nix Wed April 9th
Allyson Smith & Brett Smith
Wed May 21st
I'm waiting for the return of the HHH cycle riders (below) before putting more photos on a page. The only report I've seen (via Facebook) had them in Minnesota mid-day Saturday. -- Ted 6/25/2011
Headed to Canada & back in 48 hours? for HHH ... about 16 riders left Collinsville at 3pm Friday June 24th.
(ONR Video)
Frances Mae Worstell Downing lost her battle with cancer on June 22, 2011, passing at home. A graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 2, in Kona, Hawaii. Details to follow later regarding the establishment of a memorial fund. She is survived by her mother, Dorothy Worstell of Collinsville, two brothers, Earl Worstell of Sugar Land, TX, Mike Worstell of Collinsville and a sister, Carol Christopher of Tulsa. -- Thanks, Susan Worstell (6/24/2011)

Obituary Added 6/28/2011
Misc. News: Patchworkers / HHH Cycles To Canada Friday
June 23, 2011
Rep. Sullivan On Nat. Gas / White Rabbitt
Golf Tournament Raises Funds For Academics
June 23, 2011
Collinsville Education Foundation

Vacation Bible School at Eastside Baptist Church in Collinsville for June 26-30 from 6:30-9pm. Video link http://youtu.be/TiiCJ36V2tg .
-- AJ McMath (Youth Pastor, Eastside Baptist Church, 14211 N 137th East Ave, Collinsville, OK 74021 -- 6/22/2011


Agenda For June 27th School Board Meet
June 23, 2011
Filling 12 Positions
Reminder -- New 2011 Requirement: 7th graders will need Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis vaccine) shot. Collinsville Education Foundation fundraiser golf tournament Thursday June 23rd July Calendar Reminder — Cherokee Nation $100 clothing vouchers for qualified students in several locations throughout the month of July, to help with cost of back-to-school clothing for the fall. The clothing vouchers are redeemable at select Stage stores. (Previous Coverage) -- (6/21/2011 Update)
Multi-Family garage sale Friday and Saturday, June 24th & 25th from 8-12. 5945 E. 136th Pl. N. Collinsville (Hollow Creek Addition). Baby bed, baby swing, lots of furniture, boys clothes 3T to 5T, women’s and men’s clothing, lots of toys and electronics, gas grill, and lots of house décor.
Misc. News: Softball (Cville Crew) & Baseball (Taylor-Jensen)
June 21, 2011
Cherokee Energy Audits / Graphic Cigarette Warnings
Misc. News: 7U & 8U Baseball (Red Sox & Thunder)
June 20, 2011
Aerospace In Oklahoma's Economy
Cherokee Nation Election Sat. June 25th -- vote at Library 7 to 7
Congratulations to Bill Pelest of Collinsville who won the raffle for the grill at Hogs'n'Hot Rods. -- Mary Risley (Collinsville Downtown Inc.) -- 6/17/2011 Hogs and Hot Rods Shirts still available at the Collinsville Dowtown Inc office for $12.00. (6/15/2011) Misc. News: Jake Graham Helped At Joplin / City Fireworks Friday July 1st
June 18, 2011
Highway 20 (S-Curve) Status / Basketball All Stars
Summer Student Special $75 + tax
1108 W. Main -- Collinsville
The Rock Gym 918-371-6555
Economic Development Discussion Not Available To Public
June 17, 2011
2 Public Nuisance Properties Must Be Demolished In 30 Days (By Owner) Before City Does It
$3.44 + $7.55 Million City Budgets Approved
June 16, 2011
CDI Supporters Present At Public Hearing / Police & Fire Have Highest Departmental Budgets for FY2011-212
Kyle Younger (Tulsa Firefighter & owner of Collinsville's Rock Gym) won the challenge of eating an "incinerator" pizza on the Man vs- Food Nation TV Show on the Travel Channel. As reported on the Channel 2 News 10pm Wed. June 15th News. I've searched for a link for that report but haven't found one yet on Channel 2's web site. -- Ted midnight Wed.-- Chan 6 Link
Misc. News: VFW Ladies Auxilary Planning July 2nd Celebration For Community
June 16, 2011
CHS Football Homecoming Moved / Baseball Camp
Rural Fire responded to a call for a downed power line (after tree struck by lightning) about 3:15pm Thursday 6/16/2011 near 9562 E. 121st (Also a report of cable lines down near 126th & Mingo at 3:30) Father's Day Sunday June 19th
I have just mailed out all of the Nifty Fifties class photos ordered at the Saturday 6/11/2011 reunion. -- Ted 3pm Thurs 6/16/2011 If you need to visit with me at the Newspaper Museum try the back door (or call ahead and I'll meet you somewhere else) as I'm having lock issues with the vintage front door today and no time to deal with a locksmith just yet. -- Ted 3pm Thurs 6/16/2011 -- (6/20 update: I'm able to open the door now ... but still have work to do).
If you made your city utility payment June 6th and yet still received a "Notice of Termination" for "non-payment" ... the city says that payments did not post correctly on June 6th but that has now been corrected. -- Ted 11:30am Thursday 6/16 Walter Tinsley (March 19, 1923 - June 14, 2011). Visitation: 9-8., Sat., June 18, 2011 and 1:30-6, Sun., June 19, 2011 at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Graveside Service: 2:30 p.m., Monday, June 20, 2011 at the Tahlequah City Cemetery.
George W. Francis (March 27, 1942 - June 14, 2011) Visitation: Saturday, June 18, 2011, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 19, 2011, 1:30 - 6:00 p.m. at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Service Pending. [Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 20, 2011, at Hope Chapel Owasso, 11400 E 116th St North. Interment at Ridgelawn Cemetery.] Multi Family Garage Sale -- Broyhill Queen bedroom set including headboard, footboard, frame, 2 night stands, and 5 drawer dresser. Moved only once and great condition ($600). Queen Matress set (Sealy Posturpedic) used 1 year by adults and 3 years by child. Barely used & very confortable ($200 set). Other items are bikes, Radio Flyer wagon, Jeep Powerwheels, kids red desk, and many other toys. Tyler Crossing -- Collinsville exit, go east. 14855 N. 148th E. Ave. -- Saturday June 18th 8:00 to 12:00. May call 918-504-0431.
Misc. News: Driving Past Flood Baricades Could Cost You / Bike Run To Canada
June 14, 2011
Cherokee Job Training / Nazerene VBS
CMS Academic Team At Nationals
June 14, 2011
Chicago Competition June 10-13
Nifty Fifties (CHS Alumi) Reunion
June 11, 2011
Annual Event for 1950s & Earlier Grads
Rex Clyde Lance (November 22, 1951 - June 12, 2011) Graveside services will be Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at Ridgelawn. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Public Hearing Wednesday (June 15th) on New City Budget
Sign up for June 23rd Education Foundation golf tournament
If you have a need for about 100 bags of ice (tonight or maybe Sunday morning) call Preston 918-630-1173 before Downtown Inc. turns back in the containers that held them for the now completed Hogs 'N' Hot Rods. -- Ted 8:20pm Sat. (or call Preston if you know someone who could keep some or all of that ice from going to waste) -- June 11, 2011 Lizzie Cleo Parker (April 29, 1914 - June 10, 2011) Funeral services 10am Wed. , June 15, 2011 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel.

Hogs 'N' Hot Rods

June 11, 2011
Sunny Day For Well Attended 10th Annual Event

The Cherokee Nation's Elections will be June 25, 2011 at the Collinsville Libary. Doors will open at 7:00am and close at 7:00pm. -- Thank You , Lenora McMullen (6/9/2011) GARAGE SALE: Fri-Sat 8-? Furniture, tools, treadmill, upright piano, lots of items & all must go! Cooper Crossing —5720 E 144th St N— Collinsville. (June 10-11)
Small Fire Contained At Scoops & Grinds
June 9, 2011
City & Rural Fire Responded / Main Street Response Also
Good Luck At Miss Oklahoma Pageant June 11th
1st Baptist Church VBS
June 8, 2011
In Progress June 6-10
Ted, My dad, Preston Stanley, and another Collinsville resident, Earl Klebs, were on the Oklahoma Honor Flight this week. As a family we are proud of our dad’s service and thank him and all veterans for their sacrifices. -- Gloria Thomason (6/9/2011) Garage Sale: Thursday June 16th - Lots of new photo frames, etc. 8-6pm - 12719 N. 131st E. Ave. (South Fork Addition) Collinsville
  Garage Sale Ad Info: see #8 & #11 Frequently Asked Questions
Submitted News: Will Rogers Museum Volunteers Needed / Election Changes
June 8, 2011
Free Museums For Military / Cost of Driving Record
JV Baseball -vs- Bixby Here
June 7, 2011
Summer League Play
180-Day S-Curve Construction Project Underway
June 7, 2011
Additional Lanes and Curve Re-Alignment
Sample "Before" Photos From 2007-2008

Ted, Just thought you might want to know David Allen Chester Jr. – Drafted by Boston Red Sox --Thanks, Darenda Chester (6/8/2011) -- KTUL Coverage

2007 CHS Grad

2011 Univ. of Pitt. Player Profile

School Board Names ECC Building For Retiring Janice Pollard
June 6, 2011
Ashley Boomer Will Be New Principal
City Commission Results
June 6, 2011

Commissioners Can't Abstain Without Permission / Delivery Parking Dilemma / S-Curve Construction
Misc. News: Port of Catoosa Dedicated 40 Years Ago
June 5, 2011

St. Theresa's Park-a-Thon Sale / S-Curve Project Blocking Streets Already
Blue Star Mothers' Collections
June 6, 2011

At Library This Week
City asks that Memorial Day flowers at Ridgelawn be picked up by June 7th for mowing.
Agenda For Monday June 6th Commission
June 3, 2011

Illegal Parking / Commission Procedures / E-911 Fees
Summer Sports
June 2, 2011

Baseball, Softball, Walking Track, ...
The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for a full-time position of cashier clerk. Under general supervision, this position is responsible for answering telephones, taking utility payments, handling utility customers, and other duties as assigned. Position requires general customer service knowledge, good oral communication skills, the ability to deal with the public, intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, 10-key experience, a high school diploma and two years cashier experience.
Applications may be obtained at 106 N. 12th or resumes sent to; Human Resources, P.O. Box 730, Collinsville, OK 74021 or e-mailed to; melissaw@cityofcollinsville.com.The City of Collinsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. -- (6/3/2011)
Agenda For Monday June 6th Board
June 3, 2011

Many Resign / Few Hires
Misc. News: S-Curve Construction Beginning / Missing Turn Lane at 12th?
June 3, 2011

Volleyball Camp / CHS 1991 Reunion
Life Saving Decision Honored
June 2, 2011

Rep. Earl Sears Spoke To Chamber of Commerce

The June 11th Hogs and Hot Rods event is coming along fine but volunteers are needed! Anyone who would like to volunteer can contact Maureen Wright at the CDI office 918.371.5530. We need folks to help out in the following ways: Event Set-up, Car/Motorcycle Registration, Volunteer Check-In, Vendor Check-in, Traffic Control, Hospitality Suite, Hospitality Suite, Trash Patrol, Raffles, and Tee Shirt Sales. Volunteers will get their free tee shirt on the day of the event.
Tentative June 2011 Event Calendar Chamber of Commerce June 2011 Chamber Newsletter -- Ted 5/31 Collinsville Elementary Cheerleading FINAL Uniform and Registration day. We are having our final uniform fitting and walk in sign up on Thursday June 9th 5:30pm-8:00 pm at the Middle School Gym. If you have a child going into 1st - 6th grades who are interested in cheering and still want to sign up come on out to our final fitting. If you have any questions please email collinsvillecheer@yahoo.com or call Stacy VonSchriltz @ 918-636-8670.
School Enrollment Center -- New Hours: We will be closed June 1st-July 15th. We will open July 18th with extended hours. From July 18th-21st will be open 8:00 a.m. -6:30 p.m. Regular business hours starting July 25th will be 8a.m.-4p.m. Monday-Friday. -- Thank-You, Jennifer Jordan (Enrollment Center, Collinsville Public Schools) Ted: Looks like I will be in C’ville this week…. Mother passed away Saturday and services are at the Collinsville Methodist church tomorrow (Wed.) at 2:00. More complete info / obit on Ninde website: www.ninde.com Helen Hollon-Arnall. I will try to give you a call sometime while in the area. -- Walt Lentz (5/31/2011)
I have completed all of the requested individual student photo CDs and will try to be in the office most of the week starting Tuesday (today) so they can be picked up (Afternoons are best ... but I can be there early by appointment). Will try to get out emails today also for those that I have contact info for. -- Ted Wright 1am Tuesday 5/31/2011
Mable G. Driskell (February 22, 1916 - May 30, 2011). Services are pending. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. [Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel]
St. Therese Women's Club is hosting a Park-a-Thon sale June 11 at. St. Therese. Vendors are still needed...space is $75 inside or $50 outside. Call Lynne Kincaid for more information at 918 809-2105. We are raising funds for our parish. Shoppers are welcome to attend this free event!
-- Kim Thornhill (5/30/2011)
Mr. Wright, My daughters’ girl scout troop is participating in welcoming the WWII veterans home after their Honor Flight on Wednesday, June 8th at 10pm at the Tulsa Airport in the baggage claim area. If anyone wants to join in and welcome the veterans home, make banners, carry flags or something, I’m sure they would love to have them. The Tulsa Homeschool band will be there. The same goes for sending them off on the night before, June 7th at the Mary Glass performing Arts center at Owasso High at 630pm. -- Thanks for getting the word out! -- Rachel Wight Stephens (5/24/2011)
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Note: cvilleok.com moved to a new hosting service in early May but stats were not enabled until May 20 ... so these stats are partial only and from a new report with "Requests" instead of "Visits" as reported in previous months. -- Ted --> 671,342 Requests (with 310,572 requests in last 10 day of May)

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