January 2012 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... email Ted Wright: wrightted@aol.com ... Frequently Asked Questions
CHS Wrestling Victories Over Vian & Catoosa
Jan. 31, 2012
Queen Haley Taylor Crowned By Isaac Dyer
Misc. News: Safe After-Prom Party Needs Support
February 3, 2012
QB Club Meet / Crystal Moore 5K Run
Junior High Boys Basketball
Jan. 30, 2012
Here Monday -vs- Skiatook
Good Luck to the Collinsville Junior High Wrestlers at the JrHi State Tournament in OKC this Friday & Saturday
2012 Miss Collinsville Scholarship Pageant
Jan. 28, 2012 (online 2/4/2012)
Outstanding Teen Summer Stolz & 2012 Miss Collinsville Tawnie Goodwin Crowned
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Check back later for more Miss Collinsville pageant photos (by Keli Boyd); many submitted news items; Thurs. Chamber meet 2/2/2012; Oklahoma budget forecast from Rep. Earl Sears; Zach Ussery XC signing; boys golf schedule; basketball homecoming; .... -- Ted midnight Fri. 2/3/2012 "The Situation" CHS student produced weekly video news and entertainment. -- 2/2/2012
Small Yorkie Dog Missing - Since Tuesday night from near Plum Park on South 12th Street. Left her collar behind. Mostly black and tan and has stitches on her belly (recently spayed). Call 918-371-2134. (2/1/2012) The February Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting is noon Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Collinsville Library. The speaker is Carol Bush of the Citizens Crime Commission. There is no charge to attend the meeting, but if you care to eat lunch, it is $8.00 for an all-you-can eat buffett. Hope to see you there. -- Wanda Nyberg, Executive Secretary, Collinsville Chamber of Commerce 2/1/2012
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Misc. News: Federal Funding May Be Cut For "Safe Routes To Schools"
Jan. 31, 2012
Diamond Dinner Auction Items / WWAH Calendar
CHS Band Update
Jan. 31, 2012
Winter Guard / Jazz Distraction / Gift Baskets / Wilson 100th Day
Collinsville's own Ryan Frame was selected by the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association as the Region 7 Assistant Coach of the Year. This is the 3rd year in a row that a Collinsville baseball coach has been honored by the OBCA. Two years ago Damon Herald was selected Asst Coach of the year. Last year Tony Reeder was named Oklahoma Coach of the Year and inducted into the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame. Coach Frame has been with the Cardinals for two years. -- Jim Riley 1/30/2012 Marysa Trost Softball Signing
Jan. 25, 2012
With Western Oklahoma State College
Check back for 1/28/2012 photos for Miss Collinsville 2012: Tawnie Goodwin & Outstanding Teen: Summer Stolz Just a few of the silent auction items listed for the Feb. 4th CHS Baseball Diamond Dinner. -- 1/30/2012
Chamber of Commerce Installation Banquet
Jan. 28, 2012
Johnston Will Preside in 2012 / Rep. Sears Spoke
Street Dedicated In Memory of SPC Christopher Horton
Jan. 28, 2012
At 123rd St. North & 112th East Ave.
BEWARE: I've received additional reports of thefts and suspicious activity (someone checking doors to see if people were home today here in Collinsville). -- Ted 10pm Sat. 1/28/2012 U.S. Senator Tom Colburn's Reply To My August 2011 Editorial -- Ted Wright 1/29/2012 Pinewood Derby
Jan. 28, 2012
Cub Scout Races
4th Grade Basketball Sampler
Jan. 26, 2012
And A Few 3rd Grade Girls Photos
CHS Fundraisers For Make-A-Wish Foundation
Jan. 27, 2012
2005 Wish To Bill Campball Recalled
I have a report that additional cars have been broken into in Collinsville in the past few days. -- Ted 1/26/2012 -- (More Info 1/27 via Facebook) The starting time for the JH wrestling match at Sand Springs Friday Jan 27th has been changed to 4:00. -- Jim Riley 1/26/2012 CHS Basketball -vs- Skiatook
Jan. 24, 2012
Lady Cards Won 53-51 Here Tuesday
"The Situation" CHS Weekly News / Entertainment Video -- Jan. 26, 2012 The "Sixes" will be playing at the old Greybeards on Feb 11th with these CHS alumni: Zac Thurman, Corbin Rowe, Travis Rowe, and Ryan Logsdon. -- Dawn Rowe 1/16/2012 3rd Grade Basketball Sampler
Jan. 23, 2012
Here -vs- Skiatook Monday
Must Be Trendy: All Consignments 50% Off (Except Prom & Wedding Dresses) -- 1/23/2012
5th Grade Basketball Sampler
Jan. 21, 2012
One Boys & One Girls Team -vs- Verdigris
Misc. News: Former Students Laud Leon Hadley
Jan. 26, 2012
"Blind" Book Date / Expanded Blue Star Mothers Goal / RSU Fine Arts Scholarship
Check back for photos from CHS Basketball -vs- Skiatook here Tuesday. -- Ted 9:45pm 1/24/2012 (CHS Girls won thriller) -- & Saw a Facebook report that the CHS wrestlers won the Skiatook Tri Tuesday. -- Ted 1/25 Feb. 2012 Chamber of Commerce Newsletter -- 1/25/2012 State Representative Earl Sears: Letter To The Editor
Jan. 25, 2012
Here Saturday Then OKC Session
ECC KIds Celebrate 100th Day of School
Jan. 25, 2012
Visited By "Zero Hero"
Misc. News: Police Station & Main Street Construction
Jan. 25, 2012
Library Apps / Make A Wish Fundraiser / Sullivan Meets
Academic Meets Hosted Here
Jan. 21, 2012
Middle School Districts + Small Schools 5th/6th
Sports Update: JrHi Wrestlers Are Metro Lakes Champs
Jan. 24, 2012
HS Wrestlers 3rd At Midwest Duals / Tennis Team Cleans Park
JrHi Basketball -vs- Pryor
Jan. 19, 2012
Photos For 7th & 8th Girls + 9th Boys
Misc. News: Wilson "Change" Character Kids
Jan. 23 2012
CHS Track Schedules / Patchworkers
FYI -- Someone got in my car early this morning and stole a few small items. I live near the middle school. If someone tries to sell you a solar battery charger, let me know. -- Ted Wright -- Sunday Jan 22, 2012 10:30am Cardinal Wrestlers place 3rd at the Midwest National Duals at OCU. The defending 5A state champions defeated Perry twice and took Texas 5A state champions Allen, Texas to the last match before falling 28-26 to finish 3rd this weekend. Tulsa Union defeated Allen 31-30 in the Championship match while Collinsville beat Perry 35-25 in the Consolation match. The Cards were 6-1 on the weekend raising there dual record to 13-1. -- Jim Riley 1/22/2012
I have a few photos from 3rd grade basketball -vs- Skiatook Monday -- check back much later -- Ted 1/23/2012   Check back (much) later for a few 5th grade basketball photos. -- Ted, Sat. 1/21/2012 Preliminay Febuary Calendar added 1/21/2012
CHS Wrestlers Hosted District Quad
Jan. 17, 2012
Wins Over Hale, Edison & East Central Qualifiy Cards For Dual State
CHS & JrHi Track Schedules -- from Coach Tesar 1/20/2012 Scoops & Grinds on "Discover Oklahoma" 6:30pm Sat. Jan 21 (Prev.)
Misc. News: Chamber Banquet & Miss Collinsville Pageant Same Evening
Jan. 16, 2012
CHS Tennis Schedule (No Home Matches)
Jr/Sr Parent Night -- Jan. 25 (6pm) CHS Counselor Paula Bearden will be answering questions and providing info for students preparing for college and scholarships (in the CHS Commons).
* Motorcycle Training Classes -- By Monty
* Oximax Carpet Cleaning -- By Monty
* Code Welding -- By Monty -- Call 918-740-3271
Reminder from Jim Riley that the JrHi Basketball games will be here -vs- Pryor Thursday Jan 19th (changed from original schedule). -- Ted 1/18/2012 -- (Photos later ... both 7th grade teams won 1/19/2012)
Misc. News: Community Event Center To Open Downtown
Jan. 18, 2012
6th Grade Basketball / MS Academic Team News
Week 2 S2 "The Situation" CHS Student Video News -- Jan. 19, 2012 ... including basketball update on Pryor Tournament ... girls play at 7:15 tonight (Thursday).
Ronald Dean Perry (February 14, 1939 - January 16, 2012) In Lieu of Flowers donations can be made to Full Gospel Christian Center, P.O. Box 205, Nowata, OK 74048. Visitation: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 20, 2012 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home.
JrHi Basketball Boys -vs- Oologah
Jan. 16, 2012
7th & 8th Grade Photos Only
The CHS Wrestlers easily defeated Hale, then Edison, then East Central this evening at the District Quad here. Check back later for scores and photos. -- Ted -- 7:45pm Tuesday 1/17/2012 (& midnight) -- Per Jim Riley: The District quad was also our district duals. By winning all 3, the Cards are District Champs and earned a spot in the Class 5A Dual State tournament.  
Darrell Glen Abadie (November 7, 1972 - January 15, 2012) -- Funeral Service 10am Friday January 20, 2012 at Faith Fellowship Church in Collinsville. In Lieu of Flowers a fund for Darrell will be set up at a local bank within the next few days. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Darrell Adabie Benefit Link & Facebook
Darrell Glen Abadie (of Collinsville) killed in hit & run accident near 126th & Garnett early Sunday morning (Jan. 15, 2012) -- according to TV Channel 2 -- 1/16/2012 -- (KOTV Channel 6 report & video says Abadie was 39 years old. Owasso Police are requesting any information on the unknown vehicle & driver.) -- Monday night TV news reports indicate a person has turned themselves in and confessed but did not identify that Collinsville resident. -- Ted 12:40am Tuesday 1/17/2012 Larry Shafer Is New Ward III Commissioner
Jan. 16, 2012
Cemetery Fence Upgrade Considered / Unclaimed Bikes To Be Sold
Fusion Volleyball 1st At Tulsa Tournament
Jan. 15, 2012
Club Volleyball
CHS Wrestling Team 2nd At Kansas City Invitational
Jan. 13-14, 2012
Bob Cat Classic Friday & Saturday
2012 CHS Tennis Schedules added to sports index page Youth soccer signups also online @ http://csc.gotsport.com/clubsite/?p=3661 -- per Nichole Landrum 1/14/2012 CHS Wrestling Cardinals 2nd at Bob Cat Classic in Basehor, Kansas ... check back for details supplied by Rodney Jeffries (late Sunday 1/15/2012) -- Ted 12:20am Monday
CHS Basketball -vs- Tahlequah
Jan. 10, 2012
Losses Here Tuesday
JrHi Wrestling -vs- Union & Berryhill
Jan. 10, 2012
2 Wins Here Tuesday
There are only two chances to see the defending 5A State Champion CHS Wrestlers at home this season and one of those is Tuesday Jan. 17th at 4pm with Collinsville hosting a District Quad with East Central, Edison & Hale at CHS. It will also be "Senior Night" just before the final Collinsville match. The next home wrestling will be Jan. 31st -vs- Catoosa/Vian here and that one will be "homecoming" . -- Ted 1/14/2012 -- (CHS Basketball "homecoming" is Feb. 3rd with Bishop Kelley here)
Agenda for Monday Jan 16th City Commission Meet ... Larry Shafer is on the agenda to be appointed as Ward III commissioner filling in pending the March election. Also discusion of gates and fencing at Ridgelawn Cemetery. -- Ted Friday 1/13/2012 Misc. News: CHS Band Booster News
Jan. 13, 2012
Benefits at Scoops And Also at CiCi's
Special School Board Session Wed. 9am (Jan 18th)
Jan. 13, 2012
For Construction Payment Approval
Shop In Collinsville ... help your merchants, your city & yourself
Saturday Jan 14th TCC MLK event info ... no school Monday Jan. 16th
CHS "The Situation" video -- Jan 12, 2012 CHS wrestling team to Kansas City & basketball teams to Pryor Friday and see calendar for youth baseball & soccer signup info -- Ted -- Friday 1/13/2012 ... still working on backlogged news ... my daughter Emily is on her way back to Australia today so I will be spending more time on web site than past few days. Scholarship information Saturday Jan. 14th by Cara Cowan Watts  
Misc. News: Rogers Country Re-Districting Map & Precinct List
Jan. 12, 2012
Kids Basketball: 5th and 3rd Grade
"First" Snow
Jan. 12, 2012
Small Event Blew In Wednesday Evening
I will have photos later from the Collinsville JrHi Wrestlers wins here Tuesday over Berryhill (59-6) and Union (50-21) -- Ted 6:35pm 1/10/2012 CHS Basketball Girls lost 44-61 to Tahlequah here Tuesday and CHS Boys lost 34-59. (Photos later) -- Ted 9:40pm Tues Misc. Wrestling News
Jan. 11, 2012
Including Cushing Tournament Win
Given the way 2012 has started (with work load and technical difficulties) I have yet to start my photo search for requested CDs. If I had started, the following would have been skipped as I still need a deposit or confirmation: Linville, Captain, Gerber, Norris, Coulter, & Cooper. -- Ted -- Jan 12th -- Photo CD Order Info Enlargable INCOG version of City Ward Map -- in case you were thinking of running for mayor or commissioner or just curious -- Ted 1/10/2012
Jan. 9th School Board Results: Danny Pavey purchasing 7.5 acre school lot, administrators get delayed 2% raise, CHS room-by-room improvements continue. 1/9/2012 Check back CHS tennis schedule    
Collinsville Teams At Cherokee Language Bowl
Jan. 9, 2012
Several Teams Placed In Nov-Dec 2011
"Dreamers" At Wilson Elementary
Jan. 9, 2012
December Character Kids
Misc. News: All Thumbs Knitters & HCR Green Meeting
Jan. 8, 2012
Youth Baseball Sign Ups / Dead Tree Fell
Channel 2 News On Collinsville Downtown Revitalization -- aired Saturday Jan 7, 2012 Katie Hoffman's Tom Cruise Interview -- (Previous Coverage)
Robert Sallee had a heart attack Tuesday Jan. 3rd, 2012. In critical condition, he was life flighted to Okla Heart Hospital in Oklahoma City. After no improvement in his condition, all life support was removed last evening. He passed at 6:08 p.m. He had been a diabetic which was certainly a contributing factor to his death. He will be cremated in McAlester with a memorial service at a later date. -- Susan Worstell (Sat. 1/7/2012) -- (Ted note: Robert was a 1968 CHS grad and Susan's brother) -- Robert's funeral Service will be Saturday, Jan 14, 10 a.m., at All Saints Episcopal Church, 325 E Washington, McAlester, OK.
The Wrestling Cardinals won the Cushing Tournament this past weekend. Placing 7 in the Championship finals the Cards put the team race away after the morning round. The medal round was not too kind to the Cardinals. Only 3 wins in 10 matches. Davion Jeffries and Dylan Helm won in the finals and Keenan Priddy won his 3rd place match. Perry was 2nd and Cushing was 3rd in the team race.-- Jim Riley (Sunday 1/8/2012) -- Photo
City of Collinsville Yearly Status Presented To Chamber of Commerce
Jan. 5, 2012
By City Manager Pam Polk
After 3 days with no email I had just a few hours to make a updates Friday before my Sprint Wireless internet device decided to malfunction, so now I have no handy internet access (without borrowing). Check back later for a backlog of news. Not how I had envisioned this week playing out. -- Ted -- Sunday 1/7/2012
January Is School Board Appreciation Month
Jan. 8, 2012
Volunteers Oversee $17 Million Budget
City Modified March 6th Election For Additional Commission Seat
Jan. 5, 2012
In Special Session Thursday Afternoon For
Mayor + Ward I + Ward II + Ward III Positions
Collinsville Schools Preparing Now For 2014 New Testing Standards
Jan. 4, 2012
Common Core Replacing "No Child Left Behind"
Agenda For Jan 9th Meet
Jan. 6, 2012
Potential Bond Discussion / Selling 7.5 Acres
The Miss Collinsville Pageant will begin at 6:30pm January 28th at Faith Fellowship Church. Our Emcee for the evening will be Meighen Bradfield Graham, a former Miss Collinsville 1994 and Miss Oklahoma 1995. She was successor to the crown after Shawntel Smith won Miss America. -- Corbi Wells Goddard (Miss Collinsville Executive Director) 918-850-4094 corbidawn@yahoo.com (1/6/2012) Ted Note: The Chamber of Commerce banquet is the same evening as Miss Collinsville.
Misc. News: Asphalt On New Lanes West of 17th / Quick Transformer Fix
Jan. 5, 2012
Tulsa Tech Building / Soil Testing on Right-of-Ways
Check back later for coverage of Thursday's Chamber of Commerce meet -- Ted 1:30pm 1/5/2012 I have no idea how many news bearing emails I have been unable to see the past two days. Please be patient. -- Ted 1:15am Fri
Update on my email mess ... my wrightted@aol.com account has been hijacked and someone is attempting to send money wire transfer requests to banks and who knows what else? If you received an email from my account Wed or Thursday it was from someone other than me. They've changed the password and I can't get in ... and AOL has been worthless on resolving the issue so far. -- Ted Wright 2:15pm Jan. 5th, 2012
I'm having AOL email difficulties today so if you need me to see or do something today leave a phone message at 918-371-1901 or use my school email: twright@collinsville.k12.ok.us -- Ted -- 11:30am Wed., Jan 4th (still out Thurs) 8:30pm CHS Boys Basketball -vs- SouthMoore (at Skiatook Invitational) -- Thursday Jan. 5th 8:30pm (play again Fri 11:30am or 8:30pm)
Results from Jan. 3rd city commission meet including resignation letter from Commissioner Sherri Doolin. -- Ted -- Tuesday 1/3/2012 (will meet again 3:30pm Thursday in special session) The Collinsville Varsity Wrestling team welcomed in 2012 by beating Sperry 72-0 and Coweta 52-12 at Coweta on Tues. The JH Wrestling Team beat Sperry 40-36 and tied Coweta 33-33. -- Jim Riley 1/3/2012
January 2012 Chamber of Commerce Newsletter (including into letter from in-coming president Bill Johnston). The chamber installation banquet is Jan. 28th with Rep. Earl Sears as speaker. -- Ted -- 1/3/2012
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FYI ... only 12 of the 20 requested student photo CDs have been paid (or a deposit made). I will be taking new requests only until Dec. 31. -- Ted Wright, 1110 W. Main. Use the mail or mail slot as I will not be in the office much. I will start the archive search in January (continuing for months) and will have to skip those not paid. I might be able to take a few more (late) requests in 2012 but they will still be full-priced and will skip any files already searched.
Welcome to 2012 and my first day as a school employee ... stay tuned for exciting changes to the school web site and this cvilleok web site in the coming months. -- Ted Wright -- Sunday, January 1, 2012 January 2012: Arlin Stacy will be the interim principal at Herald Elementary following the retirement of Rachel Chronister. Counselor Jennifer Salley will assist. (Ted -- 1/2/2012)  
City Will Start 2012 With Short Tuesday Meet
December 30, 2011
Consent Agenda & Reports
2011 Highlights By Month
December 30, 2011
S-Curve & Wrestling Championship Among Top Stories
Note: I have no youth basketball (or wrestling) schedules ... so you know what that means for cvilleok photo coverage. -- Ted
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1,496,398 total requests (during Dec. 2011) and a total of 140,292 pages requested-- Ted 1/1/2012

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: wrightted@aol.com
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
www.cvilleok.com photos are for sale (Photo Policy) 4x6 prints $2, 8x10 prints $5, or CD by sport/individual ($25-$40)
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