CHS Prom is Friday April 15th: Place your orders by April 11th 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 for your everyday floral needs.
March 2011 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) ... email Ted Wright: ... Frequently Asked Questions
The JV High School Baseball team beat Glenpool 7-3 today in the Bixby tournament. They play again tomorrow. --Thanks, Mary Young (3/31/2011) Misc. News: Deven Hawkins RSU Honors
March 31, 2011

Revival Announcement / Howard Soccer Award
April Calendar
The CHS Varsity Baseball game with Union for today has been canceled. -- Jim Riley 3/31/2011 (noon) Julie Dermody will be the next Rogers County Election Board Secretary -- per Oologah Lake Leader 3/31/2011 [Julie is a 1980 CHS grad -- sample previous coverage]

NJCAA Softball Players of the Week -- Lacie Cook, a native of Collinsville, Okla., helped Labette to a 5-1 mark last week thanks to 12-of-22 hitting. Her hot hitting led to seven doubles, one home run and eight RBI’s. -- (CHS 2010)

Collinsville Teachers Of The Year
March 30, 2011

Davison & Tomblinson & Myers & Flippo & Kelley
CHS Sports: Rabbitt Signs With McPherson College
March 30, 2011

Golf and Track Reports
Misc. News: Mary Hamilton Retirement
March 29, 2011

Transit Plan Inputs Requested / After Prom Party
Misc. News: Wilson & Herald Student Recognition
March 29, 2011

April 16th Inside HHH Sale
Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Another view of what's driving gas price rise. -- per 3/28/2011 Harry "Bub" Kaiser receives WWII medals 65 years after War. The 3/28/2011 Tulsa World article also notes his aviation history encounters. Dennis John Kurtz (or Vargas) was arrested by Tulsa County officers Monday morning 3/28/2011 for lewd molestation of a minor (under 16), as well as assult (knife threat) and (3) kidnapping charges at a rural Collinsville address. -- 3/28/2011 KTUL Channel 8 TV Link & Video -- [& 3/29/2011 Tulsa World Coverage]  
Another CHS graduate passed yesterday morning. Randy Cross, 1977 grad, was working at his home in Hallett when his tractor accidentally flipped over onto him as he was trying to pull a tree stump from the ground. -- Donna Sears (Monday 3/28/2011) -- [The service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2011 at the Collinsville Free Will Baptist Church.] Thornton - Shriver Engagement in 3/27/2011 Tulsa World Cherokee Language Bowl
March 28, 2011

Local Teams Competed
  Collinsville Boy Scout Troop 44 will be having a Pancake breakfast at the Owasso Masonic Lodge on 4/9 from 7am -10am. Cost will be $4/person. The Lodge is 1 block east of 169 on 76th St N (behind QT). -- Terry Jarrard (3/37/2011)
CHS Sports Update: Stillwell Soccer Champs
March 27, 2011

Track Schedules & RSU Fishing 22nd
CHS Baseball: In a rematch of the State Championship game last spring between Collinsville and BTW the Cardinals beat the Hornets 18-6 in the consolation game at Bixby. The Cards bats come alive from the start as they scored 9 runs in the first inning and never looked back and continued to pile on the runs for the next 4 innings. The game ended after 5 innings. The Hornets will get another shot at the defending Class 5A State Champions on April 29th at OneOK Field in Tulsa. Mark your calanders and support Cardinal Bsbl. -- Jim Riley Saturday 3/26/2011

Mark Fenton Here To Encourage A Healthier & Safer Community
March 23, 2011

Cherokee Nation Funded Workshop / Safer Routes To School A Priority
Gerald Dildine Funeral Monday March 28th
March 27, 2011

1973 Photos Kite-Flying Over Lake Recalled
Lady Cards win Stilwell Soccer Championship on Mati Bird's sudden death penalty kick. After playing to a 1-1 tie in regulation in the Championship game at Stilwell the Lady Card's Soccer team won 6-5 in a sudden shoot out against Tahlequah. In the regular shoot out Cardinal goalie Courtney Risley blocked 1 of the 5 shots from Tahlequah and the Tahlequah goalie also blocked 1 of the Cards 5 shot making the score 5-5 and sending the match into sudden death. In the sudden death Risley blocked Tahlequah's first shot. Then Tahlequah blocked Collinsville's first shot. In the second sudden death Risley again blocked Tahlequah's shot on goal. In steps Mati Bird for the Cardinal GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLLLL! Cards Win! Cards Win! -- Jim Riley 3/25/2011 5:30pm Friday
From 3/25/2011 Tulsa World: All-Metro Lakes Girls Basketball Second Team: Shelbi Kirby & Third Team: Kristen Wheeler & Honorable Mention: Alex Mooney, Halie Kirby, Sam Smith. And CHS baseball 8-4 win over Putnam City at Bixby. Already had soccer info below. Ted, My Brother Gerald Dildine passed away this morning at about 2:15 AM at Southcrest Hosp. Please watch for the obit and info to follow. -- Thanks Darla (3/25/2011)
Misc. News: Undefeated Youth Girls Basketball Team
March 24, 2011

VW Vans / WWAH Pet IDs / Fairgrounds Baseball Back / Gas Prices
JV Baseball Tournament here Fri.-Sat.  
Oklahoma Senate panel approves bill to limit damages -- The measure would cap pain and suffering awards to $350,000 in all civil lawsuits. -- per 3/24/2011 Tulsa World -- despite Collinsville's Connie Plumlee testimony before the committee Wednesday. Kevin Phillips outstanding in Southeastern baseball 3/22/2011 doubleheader. -- 3/24/2011 -- CHS 2008 Grad
Misc. News: Jacob Smith Signs With Southwestern College
March 23, 2011
Transit Lab Here Next Week / Boys Golf At Coweta
Check back later for info on Mark Fenton workshop here Wednesday. -- Ted 10:45pm 3/23/2011 Saturday March 26th: 7pm Hannah's Helping Hands Casino Charity Night (at former Ostrander's building at 1011 W. Main)
CHS Baseball Cards lose 18-17 to Metro Christian. After trailing 17-3 in the 4th inning the Cardinal Bsbl team battled back to tie the game 17-17 and had the bases loaded with 1 one out in the top of the 7th and failed to score. Collinsville will play Putnam City at 1:30 in Bixby. -- Jim Riley Wednesday 3/23/2011 -- [The Cardinals' next game in the Bixby Tournament will be on Thurs at 1:30.]
After Prom Lock In Parent Meeting (Mar. 24th 7:00pm) at High School
Fast Forward Transit Lab, which is a tool to teach the public about mass transit for the Tulsa region, will be in Owasso, Skiatook and Collinsville next week. The Collinsville stop will be at City Hall between about 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29. -- more later -- Ted 3:30pm 3/23/2011
Puppy Was Returned Wednesday (3/23 5:20pm)

No questions asked. 6-month-old Lucy. Lost at 9th & Union wearing pink collar. Front legs partially shaved and incision on belly from spay. Call 851-5966 or 408-1064.
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CHS Baseball Win Over Claremore
March 21, 2011
8-4 Victory Here Monday
Tulsa City-County Library has a new phone system and new phone numbers. Collinsville Library new number is 918 549-7528. The new number for Central is 918 549-7323 -- Thanks, Susan Babbitt (3/22/2011)  
From Tuesday March 22, 2011 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Frank “Frankie” Stanley, 65, retired, died Saturday. Services pending. Reynolds. [Stations of the cross 7 p.m. Friday and funeral Mass 11 a.m. Saturday, both at St. Therese Catholic Church] -- [Obit] From Tuesday March 22, 2011 Tulsa World: High School: Boys METRO LAKES ALL-CONFERENCE (Honorable Mention) Dalton Moore & Braden Shackelford.
David Chester Nabbed BIG EAST Baseball Player of the Week - 3/21/2011 -- "Pitt senior first baseman David Chester was named BIG EAST Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. The Collinsville, Okla. native hit .435 while going 10-23 in six games last week. Over the span, he batted in three runs in three of the games, including twice against Niagara and once against Toledo. Chester led the conference in homeruns (4), slugging percentage (1.087), and tied for first in RBI (11). Defensively, he recorded a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage, handling each of his 49 putouts. Chester has registered at least one hit in the last 10 games dating back to March 11. During the streak, he is batting .500 with 14 runs scored and 17 RBI." -- from University of Pittsburgh web site for the CHS 2007 grad. -- Ted 3/22/2011
Mark Fenton will be at Collinsville City Hall, March 23 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for a workshop. -- City Manager Pam Polk -- Previous Coverage Misc News: Wilson Elementary "Integrity" Recognition
March 22, 2011
Alumni Football Players Sought / 6th Grade Baseball
3/21/2011 City Commission Results
Collinsville HS beat Claremore 8-4 in baseball here later -- Ted 6:10pm 3/21/2011 A 3/24/2011 court date is set for former CHS 1st year math teacher Steven Sparks following a drug arrest Friday March 18th according to Tulsa County information updated 3/21/2011. [3/30/2011 Tulsa World Followup]
March 20, 2011 marks 8 full years for the web site online. -- Thank you for your support -- Ted Wright -- And the date is also shared as my daughter Emily's birthday and was looking forward to not saying the 8th year of Iraq war but disappointed that it may mark (3/19) the start of a Libya war? Misc. News: Help The Wrestling Champs With State Rings
March 21, 2011
Patchworkers / Davis Family Thanks
From Sunday 3/20/2011 Tulsa World: H.S. Baseball at Springdale . Arkansas (Saturday) (Neosho 7, Kelley 6) (Kelley 12, Siloam Springs 2) (Kelley 15, Collinsville 0) Preliminary April 2011 Calendar -- 3/20/2011
City Commission Agenda for Monday March 21st
March 18, 2011
State Champion Wrestling Team Recognition (Postponed to April 4th)
  I am able to continue this web site when I sell advertising. Do you have a product or service you would like Collinsville to know about? Email me for ad options:
Sherri Aloha Gibson (May 23, 1944 - March 16, 2011). Memorial Service 2pm Sat. March 19, 2011 at the Gibson Residence in Collinsville. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Clyde Oliver Bradford (August 15, 1921 - March 16, 2011) Funeral services 2pm Tues., March 22, 2011 at the Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Sperry, OK Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
Misc. News: Cori Ingram Coronation - Fundraiser
March 17, 2011
New Streetscape Lights On / Another Fit Boot Camp
Two blood drives here this week (March Calendar) Saturday March 26th: 7pm Hannah's Helping Hands Casino Charity Night (at former Ostrander's building at 1011 W. Main)
Spring Break -- From The Rock Gym
Prom Tanning Special $19.99
1108 W. Main
From Wed. March 16, 20111 Tulsa World: Collinsville — Freeda Joyce Thulin, 74, homemaker, died Tuesday. Services pending. Johnson, Sperry. [Service 2 p.m. Friday, United Pentecostal Church, Sperry]. In the spirit of pure Christian joy, the Community Church Board is excited to announce that Community Church will be hosting a revival on Friday and Saturday, April 8th and 9th at 7:00p.m. and concluding on Sunday, April 10th at 11:00a.m. Evangelist will be Bill Haynes and Herman Wood. -- Collinsville Community Church is located at 1400 West Oak in Collinsville. For further information please contact Bill Haynes at 918-371-2622.
Collinsville Downtown Inc. Announces Two Contests: The first is a contest to "Name Our Hogs Mascot!" We literally want residents to come up with a name for our Hog! The second is a contest open to all who wish to submit a design for the front of our Hogs 'N Hot Rods t-shirts! -- Susan Erler -- Collinsville Downtown Inc (2/28/2011) -- Entries due by May 1st for naming contest (for $50 prize) and t-shirt designs due by April 15th (for $100) .
Misc. News: Brinkley's Candidate ID Bill Passed Senate / St. Patrick's Day Runners
March 14, 2011
Football Signups / Power Outage / Trees Blooming
From Tuesday March 15, 2011 Tulsa World: Tulsa -- Roger Gwen Moseby, 64, Tulsa Public Schools building and grounds supervisor, died Saturday. Visitation 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Butler-Stumpff Funeral Home, and graveside service 2 p.m. Wed., Ridgelawn Cemetery, Collinsville.
CHS Baseball - vs- Bishop Kelley
March 11, 2011
Also Played Tuttle Here Friday
Edna Husband Passed Away March 5th
March 14, 2011
Sister of W.T. Bill Thomas
CHS Soccer -vs- Coweta
March 10, 2011
Games Here Thursday
Wed. March 16th: 3:30-4:30pm Paws For Reading at Collinsville Library (Jack, a registered therapy dog loves to let children read to him. ABC News / Google comparison photos of Japan earthquake / tsunami devastation. After all images fully load, mouse over to see before & after. -- Ted 3/14/2011
Jason Wilkinson Has Key Role In Oklahoma Based Movie
March 12, 2011
CHS 2001 Grad in "Left of Center" Now Filming
School Spring Break Is In Progress
Clock Change Sunday (Daylight Saving Time Started March 13th)
Tommy Ann Christie (September 17, 1949 - March 10, 2011) Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel. From Saturday March 12, 2011 Tulsa World: Barbara VanMeter, 62, died Friday. Services pending. Peters-Stumpff, Skiatook.
Pre-Prom Style Show
March 8, 2011
Fashions and Merchant Displays Benefitted STUCO
Misc. News: Herald Spelling Bee
March 12, 2011
Library Blind Date? / Rob Loftin Home
Misc. News: RSU Collinsville Students Fishing And Playing Softball
March 11, 2011
After-Prom Needs Sponsors / CHS Golf Team
  I'll be working on 2011 senior pages over spring break ... so send me 3-4 photos if you haven't already. --
Misc. News: Keli Boyd's Art Earns RSU Scholarship
March 9, 2011
Jayce Crowder Wrestling At Nationals
Sports Update
March 7, 2011
Youth Volleyball & JV Soccer
Shop Collinsville First
CHS 1969 Meeting Saturday (4:30 at Silver Dollar March 12th)
Collinsville Sales Tax collections down for Jan. 16 - Feb. 15 sales period -- per 3/9/2011 Tulsa World Streetscape Phase II Nearing Completion
March 9, 2011
Also Progress on S-Curve & Parking Lot
<= Also Library Editorial
Check back for photos from Pre-prom style show -- Ted 10pm Tues
Phyliss Ann Barnes (1935-2011) Obit in 3/8/2011 Tulsa World I have a report that Bill Thomas' sister, Edna Husband has passed away. Her funeral will be Wednesday in Tulsa. -- Ted 3/8/2011 Misc. News: Casino Night In April For Community Aid Org.
March 8, 2011
Irish Pet Adoption Special / Paper Drive
3/7/2011 City Commission Results ... streetscape nearly complete Partial Coverage of 3/7/2011 School Board Meet ... ~$8100 spent on snow removal CHS Baseball lost (2-4) at Tahlequah (but JV won 6-5) -- Per Gavin Rose 3/7/2011
Fire Damaged Two Downtown Buildings Sunday Evening
March 6, 2011

Fire/EMS Building & Funeral Home Garage
Misc. News: College Freshman & 6th Grade Baseball
March 7, 2011
Order Donuts "For" Dogs & Cats
For all of you that have said you would mail me a check in the past few months and then forgot? ... please do so now. Thank you -- Ted Wright, 1110 W. Main, Collinsville, OK 74021  
Ribbon Cutting for Ashbury Park
March 6, 2011

Home Creations Housing Development
Misc. News: Jeremy Guest Is Lone Star Player of Week
March 6, 2011

4th Grade Basketball Champs / Home Representative Club
Ribbon Cutting for Scoops & Grinds
March 6, 2011

Ice Cream, Coffee & WiFi at 11th & Main
Ribbon Cutting for Farmers Insurance
March 6, 2011

Agent John Brogan Is New Chamber Member
Misc. News: Whisenhunt-Kite Engagement
March 5, 2011

6th Grade Cardettes End Season / Blood Drive March 25th
Tax Tips For Chamber Meet
March 3, 2011

Darling Int. Sponsored Lunch
Agenda For Monday March 7th
March 5, 2011

School Board Meeting: Snow Days & Administrator Hiring
Agenda For Monday March 7th
March 5, 2011

City Commission Meeting
Jimmy Edward Finnell (June 30, 1936 - March 3, 2011) Funeral services 2pm Tues, March 8, 2011 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel
CHS Baseball 12-0 win over Pawhuska Friday -- per Gavin Rose 3/5/2011 Busy Week Ahead: Prom Style Show, Youth Volleyball Clinic, and more Time Change Sunday March 13th, 2011
CHS Soccer (Girls) -vs- Tahlequah
March 1, 2011

CHS Soccer (Boys) -vs- Catoosa
March 3, 2011
Spring Break Soon -- no school March 14-18, 2011 Shop In Collinsville ... it really does make a difference ... especially to the sponsors that make this web site possible
CHS Baseball -vs- Skiatook
March 1, 2011

A Few Photos from Part of Tuesday's Game Here
CHS Track Pie Auction
March 1, 2011

Raises Funds For Track Programs
New Head Coaches This Season
Rogers ended CHS Basketball Girls playoffs & season 43-46 Thursday. -- per Friday 3/4/2011 Tulsa World -- (More)
Misc. News: CHS Stuco At Districts
March 3, 2011

Pre-Prom Style Show / Youth Baseball Tournament
No-Kill Animal Shelter Hosts Fundraiser April 23rd
March 3, 2011

WWAH Casino Night Tickets Available
I have this series of photos taken Thursday (March 3rd) ... mostly Chamber of Commerce related ... which I will begin working on after I catch up with the sports photos from Tuesday (and a few other submitted news items). -- Ted 3:15 Thursday -- & good luck to the CHS Ladys Basketball team later.
Yvonne Thorman (Vinita) (September 1, 1938 - February 27, 2011) Funeral Service 10am Sat., March 5, 2011 in the Chapel of Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
From Thursday March 3, 2011 Tulsa World: Bristow —Danny Brazeal, 62, Bartlett-Collins Glass employee, died Wednesday. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Shelter Church, Collinsville. Smith, Sapulpa. Arrest after shots fired here -- per 3/3/2011 Tulsa World Returning strength for 2012 wrestling future -- per 3/3/2011 Tulsa World
HHH Casino Charity Night Set For March 26th
March 3, 2011

Ticket Price Lower Before March 15th
Taxes will be main topic at noon Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday Sat. March 5th: Start of required 10-digit Dialing (i.e. have to dial 918 or 539 even for local calls)
  Even with the short month, snow storms, and access problems on the last day, February 2011 had the most visits ever to with 68,120 total and an average of 2,432 visits per day. Thank you for "visiting". -- Ted 3/1/2011 Forgiveness & Courtesy Recognition
March 2, 2011

Wilson Elementary Character Kids
OK, magically after 25 hours of being unable to establish the update connect, I'm in. So will do a few updates then go to the CHS baseball game briefly at 5pm then try to catch up on the news backlogged and ignored the past day -- sorry for the delay and I hope this issue is resolved ... what ever it was? -- Ted 4:40pm Tuesday 3/1/2011 -- (March calendar)
Collinsville's 2010 Census Population is 5,606 (compared to 4,077 in 2000) according to Tulsa World's 2/17/2011 Story on Re-Districting.
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