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Graffiti Won Merchant Contest
October 31, 2012
CDI Just Treats Halloween Decorations
"The Situation" Week 4 (Halloween Version) -- I have uploaded the Situation for this week but it is not showing up on the collinsvillecardinals.tv website because their servers in New York have been hit by Hurricane Sandy. They are not sure when they will be back online. I am in the process of uploading the video to Youtube. The youtube site is http://www.youtube.com/cvillehsav. The video should be up around noon. Sorry for the inconvenience. The youtube upload is taking longer than expected. I will be placing the videos on both accounts from now on for easier access. -- Kim Myers (CHS Video Production) 10/31/2012
Downtown Halloween Fun
October 31, 2012
CDI's Annual "Just Treats"
ECC Trunk Or Treat
October 31, 2012
Fun Event At Early Childhood Center
Collinsville 5th Grade Football Still Undefeated
October 30, 2012
Beat Bixby In Playoffs / Play Again Saturday
Misc. News: Veterans Invitation / Cherokee Language Bowl
October 31, 2012
Outdoor Art Class / Brinkley Comments On SQ766
Wilson Elementary Photos
October 31, 2012
More "Goodness" + Red Ribbon Week
Kids' Halloween activities downtown ... check back later for sample photos 10/31/2012 GARAGE SALE – FRIDAY, Nov 2, 8 am, 10116 E 156th – Collinsville [across from Fossil Ridge]. More items as cleaned out closets/attic this week. Bikes-Puch Ladies 10 speed, Raleigh Men’s 3 speed, collectibles, electronics, sewing items, art supplies/frames, books, bedspreads, pack n’ play, lots of miscellaneous.
Collinsville 5th Grade Football playoff 34-6 win over Bixby here Tuesday. Check back later for a few photos. -- Ted 8:50pm 10/30/2012 -- (next game is Saturday at 11 at Sallee Field) Time change and other activities on Oct. & Nov. calendars this week. This is clearly not where you get your national news but did want to note the Hurricane Sandy damage on the heavily populated east US coast. -- Ted 10/30/2012  
Free Household Pollutant Collection Sat/Sun. Nov. 3/4 10am-3pm Tulsa Fairgrounds (gate 7) Garage Sale (Friday-Saturday Nov. 2nd-3rd) -- 14022 N. 150th E. Ave. (~1/4 mile off 136th St. follow signs). - (Paid Advertisement) Misc. News: National Election Nov. 6th / Turkey Dinner Nov. 10th
October 30, 2012
Rock Gym Challenge / New Sales Tax Exemption / Spare Yearbooks
The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for a full-time position of Utility Billing Clerk. Under general supervision, this position is responsible for utility billing of all residents of the City of Collinsville. 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.
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. Applications must be submitted by November 9, 2012. Resumes will not be accepted unless accompanied with an application.The City of Collinsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. -- (10/29/2012 Advertisement)
10/29/2012 Tulsa World Player of the Week Candidate: T.J. Johnson - Collinsville Football -- "Junior wideout-defensive back had five catches for 122 yards and a TD in a 34-6 win over Pryor. Also had seven tackles." Just Treats -- Downtown Halloween Activities Wednesday Oct. 31st
Misc. News: A-F State School Report Cards / Patchworkers Retreat
October 28, 2012
Cookbook For Mrs. Bryson / Thriller At RSU
5th Grade Football Team Undefeated Champs
October 27, 2012
Start Playoffs Here Tuesday
CHS Football Win Here Over Pryor
October 26, 2012
Pink Out (Cancer) & Purple Balloons (Cystic Fibrosis)
Dylan Dyer 3rd At XC State
October 27, 2012
CHS Girls Were 9th Place Team
Sample Ballot for Nov 6, 2012 (US President: Obama -vs- Romney) (Two "Vision 2" County Tax Propositions) (District 1 Congress) (Several Judges) (Five State Questions) -- Ted 10/25/2012 (Note Princinct 501 differs: district 36 congress) 5th Grade Accelerated Readers Field Trip
October 24, 2012
Awards Outing
JV Football Played Final 2012 Game
October 22, 2012
Loss To Skiatook JV Here Monday
All-District Softball Honors
October 25, 2012
Sam Smith: District Player of Year
Dickinson & Driggers & Isam & Griffin
Feels like our week of warm 80+ degree days has ended ... cool (50's) and wet at 11:15am Thursday -- Ted 11/25/2012
Misc. News: HHH WoMANless Pageant / JrHi Football Report From Oologah
October 24, 2012
Wilson Elementary Basket Auction

November Calendar

Good luck to Dalton McCoy and Shay Walters competing in the US Finals team roping event in Oklahoma City Thursday & Friday.
Katie Hoffman Has Play Role and Cancer Fundraiser At RSU
October 24, 2012
Sleepy Hallow Adaption Co-Written By David Prock
Jerry F. Downing (March 21, 1939 - October 23, 2012) Graveside Service 11am Fri. October 26, 2012 at St. Therese Parish Cemetery in Collinsville.
Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
"The Situation" CHS Video News (Week 3) - 10/24/2012 Members of the Collinsville Crimson Cadet Band were ready for the bus early this Wednesday morning to get to Broken Arrow for their OSSAA marching performance. -- Ted 9am 10/24/2012
Park Board Meet - Report By Park Architect
October 23, 2012
Trails Construction Soon / Design For Next Project
CHS Football Here Friday -vs- Pryor (& Pink Out) Cross Country State Saturday
Misc. News: Sarah Swanner All-Region Cheer / Meyer's 3rd Grade Field Trip
October 23, 2012
Senator Brinkley's Senior Rating / ECC "Respect" Character Kids
Garage Sale [3 family] – Fri/Sat (Oct 26-27), 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 10116 E 156th St N, (across from Fossil Ridge) – mi north of 19th & Main, then 2/3 mi west. Signs.
Items for sale: antiques/collectibles, electronics/lamps, glassware/household items, canning items, furniture/camping items, art frames/painter’s easel, books/Nat Geographic Magazine Collection,
Gate belt (for transfer of patient in-home care), bedspreads [king], lots of miscellaneous
CHS JV Football loss 7-24 to Skiatook here Monday 10/22/2012 -- Ted -- 8pm (JrHi plays their final game Tuesday at Oologah) I spotted this armadillo walking around within a 1/2 block of the Middle School about 8am this morning. -- Ted 10/23/2012 -- 8:15  
CHS Football Coaches Letter For Brian Phillips
October 22, 2012
Coach Phillips "Toughness & Professionalism"
Pink Softball Tournament & Other Pink October Activities
October 20, 2012
Cancer Awareness & HHH Fundraiser
Check back later for Pink Softball followup. See October Calendar for busy week: final JV & JrHi football, Band OSSAA, FFA Convention, CHS Football here -vs- Pryor (& Pink-Out), XC State, ... etc. -- Ted -- Sunday 10/21/2012 Park Board Meet Tuesday Oct.23 (4:30pm): LandPlan report on the trails project and previous project history. -- Ted 10/22 OU Bus Trip Oct. 24th -- Check CHS Counselors' Page for additional info - 10/22  
Misc. News: Saturday Volleyball Tryouts & Compost Seminar
October 19, 2012
Brian Phillips T-Shirts / WWAH Dine & Donate
Cross Country Regional At ORU
October 20, 2012
Collinsville Girls Qualify For 5A State
More Wilson Character Kids
Oct. 17, 2012

Wilson Elementary: "Goodness"
CHS Football Cardinals Let Big Win Slip Away
October 18, 2012
Collinsville Had 4th Quarter Lead
Collinsville Chamber Learned About Anti-Discrimation Act Enforcement
October 4, 2012 (Online Oct 17th)
At Monthly Luncheon Meeting
House at 14th & Walnut Destroyed By Fire
October 16, 2012
Late Tuesday Night
City Commission results from Monday Oct. 15th: Economic Development contract approved with Stan Sallee. Bid for park trail construction approved. Six inches of rain reported at water plant. Electric Department apprentice program in place. Halloween Parade is Oct. 31st. Veterans Day Parade is Nov. 12th. -- Ted -- 10/16/2012 First Graders Visited Fire Station
October 15, 2012
Mrs. Davison's Class
(Band at Jenks Saturday) OBA Finals were cancelled last night due to weather. So Preliminary scores were used to show Final standings. All 25 bands did get to preform before the storms hit. The Collinsville Crimson Cadets placed 6th overall. -- Connie Collis (10/14/2012) {& CCC OBA video on YouTube by Amy Eddings} No JV Football game Monday (Oct. 15th) -- Per Jim Riley 10/14/2012 -- [& don't forget varsity football is Thursday this week at East Central] Zane McElroy is one of the candidates to vote for as Tulsa World's Athlete of the Week. (10/14/2012)  
Parent/Teacher Conferences: 4-7pm Oct. 15-16 No School Wed-Thurs-Fri -- Fall Break Oct 17-18-19, 2012
JrHi Girls Are Metro Lakes Conference Cross Country Champs
October 9, 2012
JrHi Boys 2nd, CHS Girls 4th, CHS Boys 5th
Misc. News: Rodrock Training For Mountain Infantry
October 14, 2012
Patchworkers October Meeting
Can we consider the drought "broken" yet? -- Heavy rains here Saturday Oct. 14, 2012
Agenda For Monday Oct. 15th (5:30pm) City Commission Meet
October 12, 2012
Sallee Economic Dev / Park Trail Bid
CHS Football Cardinals Held Off Coweta
October 12, 2012
Cards Reach 6-1 WIth 28-21 Win
Football Cardinals beat Coweta in 28-21 thriller. Photos and details later -- Ted 11pm Friday 10/12/2012 Good luck at State (OBA) Collinsville Band at Jenks.
YouTube video from Bixby contest by Amy Eddings
"Collinsville Revitalizes Downtown Area With Help From State Program" -- link to TV Chan. 6 Collinsville coverage Oct. 10, 2012 Coach Redding's JrHi Football Report
October 11, 2012

Games At Skiatook
8th Grade Conference Champs!
CHS Football at Coweta tonight (driving directions)
Dylan Dyer placed 6th and James Stellfox came in 7th in the Metro Lakes Conference XC Meet Tuesday. Congrats to those two guys. Very proud of those guys and everyone that competed. -- Coach Dutton (10/11/2012) ... check back for submitted photos (& JrHi Girls XC update)   Misc.News: Pink Softball Signups Extended / Pink Football Oct. 26th
October 11, 2012

Youth Wrestling / Morrow Home Place - Vogel
The CHS "The Situation" Video -- Week 2 -- 10/10/2012
Softball Cardinals Lost 2-10 at State Tournament - per Jim Riley (10/11/2012)
Misc. News: Memorial For Austin Lankford / Trent Rogers Retiring
Oct. 10, 2012

First Grade Field Trip To Tulsa Fair
Character Kids
Oct. 10, 2012

Wilson Elementary: "Goodness"
I hear the CHS Softball Ladies will be leaving for OKC approximately 4pm this afternoon (Wed. Oct 10th) from CHS. Would be nice to have a crowd to send them on their way to the State Tournament. -- Ted I have a good sized backlog of submitted news .. please be patient. -- Ted 10/10/2012 3rd Grade Red -vs- Bixby White
Oct. 6, 2012

Youth Football Here
Wendell Johnson "Platinum Level" State School Board Award
Oct. 8, 2012

Loss of Brian Phillips: CHS Teacher-Coach
Collinsville plays Carl Albert at 5A State Softball Tournament (OKC Thurs. 11am Field 3) -- full bracket -- Ted 10/8/2012 Brian Phillips' Funeral Service is 11am Thursday In Owasso (Oct. 11th)
Homecoming Parade Sampler
Oct. 5, 2012

Parade + Pep Rally + Game Activities
CHS Homcoming Royalty & Coronation
Oct. 5, 2012

Paige Prather Crowned By Newt Salisbury
Misc. News: Cherryl Elsheimer Memorial / Job Fairs
Oct. 8, 2012

Middle School: Title I Meet & Science Trip
CHS Softball Won Regional
Oct. 3-4, 2012

Compete At State Oct. 11 + ?
CHS Football Cardinals Beat Tulsa Central
Oct. 5, 2012

2nd District Win / Band's Volcano Debut
CHS Volleyball Team Fell Just Short At Regional
Oct. 2, 2012

Beat Coweta, Lost To Catoosa
The Collinsville Crimson Cadets in prelims took an award for Color Guard and won 1st place in 5A competition. The are heading to Finals at the Bixby band competition. -- Thanks, Connie Collis (10/6/2012) [Update: The Collinsville Crimson Cadets took third place out of the top twelve bands who performed in the Bixby Marching Band Invitational. We are so proud of the marching band, prop kids, band directors and drum major! Go Cadets Go! -- Connie]
FYI -- I still haven't started the photo page(s) for regional volleyball, regional softball, homecoming parade/coronation, Central football game, ... but now have photos for the final football team on my list: The 3rd grade team lost a tough one to Bixby White Saturday 7-14. -- Ted (10/6/2012) 9pm
Agenda for Monday Oct. 8th School Board Meeting (pdf) -- Ted 10/6/2012 Chilly weather has apparently put a damper on sidewalk sales but your Collinsville downtown merchants would still appreciate your visit to their store today (or any day). -- Ted -- Sat. Oct. 6, 2012 -- [Sunday update: Tulsa Airport recorded 32 degrees for earliest ever freeze Oct. 7th] JV Football -vs- Claremore
Oct. 1, 2012

Played Here Monday
Glade Hart Thomas (September 2, 1963 - October 5, 2012). Passed away Friday, October 5, 2012 in Owasso OK. He had lived most of his life in the Collinsville area. He graduated from Collinsville High School. He was a Carpet Installer. Memorial Service 11am Tuesday October 9, 2012 at Baptist Tabernacle in Collinsville. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home

I've just learned of the Friday evening death of CHS teacher/coach Brian Phillips.
-- Ted -- noon Saturday 10/6/2012

-- Brian was most recently the play-by-play voice of CollinsvilleCardinal.TV (right). He was a 2002 CHS grad. Brian's teacher page. Brian was hired at CHS in Oct. 2010.
Brian's Last Blog: "Legacy / Cystic Fibrosis" March 2012

Information on my nephew Brian Phillips

Wed Oct 10th Rice funeral home visitation 12-8 Family receiving visitors Wed 6-8

Funeral Thursday October 11 at 11:00 Life church.TV in Owasso

Thanks, Mary Francis (10/6/2012) 9:15pm

Obituary (10/9/2012)
I was unable to attend Wednesday's special session of the city commission. City Manager Pam Polk indicated the commission approved Stan Sallee for a new economic development role, but did not complete the details of the contract. She expects that process to continue at the next commission meet. -- Ted Wright 10/5/2012 Coach Redding's JrHi Football Report
Oct. 4, 2012

Games Here -vs- Pryor
Homecoming Oct. 5th (Parade 3:30 / Coronation 7 / CHS Football -vs- Central 7:30) Founder's Day Saturday (10am-5pm) Sidewalk Sales and other downtown activities (Oct. 6th) Vision 2 Tax Resolution added to Oct. 1st City Commission results page -- Ted 10/5/2012  
Misc. News: Founder's Day Saturday
Oct. 4 , 2012
Compost Contest (M.E.T.) / 2nd Football Invite / Golf For Baseball / Circus Tent Photo
Initial Meet Oct. 10th For New Committee
Oct. 5, 2012
City Plan Must Be Updated

CHS Softball Girls Defeated Skiatook 5-2 for Regional Championship Thursday ...Head To State Oct 11-12-13 (OKC) ... photos and more details later -- Ted 4:30pm Thurs 10/4/2012
22-0 Softball win over East Central in first Regional game Wed. Then 10-6 win over Skiatook Wednesday. Booker T. eliminated East Central and Skiatook eliminated BTW. Collinsville eliminated Skiatook in the final game.

CHS Volleyball Lady Cards fall just short of State Tournament with close tie-breaker set loss to Catoosa at Regional. -- photos and details later. -- Ted 10:15pm Tuesday Oct 2, 2012 --> Catoosa eliminated Memorial. Volleyball Lady Cards eliminated Coweta 25-21, 26-24 and 25-21. Collinsville then split with Catoosa: 28-26 win, two 18-25 losses, and a 25-21 win; before losing the tie breaker 14-16.  
CHS "The Situation" 2012 Week 1 -- 10/2/2012 Check back for JV football 19-22 loss to Claremore. -- Ted 8:30pm Monday 10/1/2012 Results from Oct. 1st city commission meet (action on Economic Development delayed). Agenda for Wed. Oct. 3rd (5:30pm) Special City Commission Meet: * Discussion and consideration of Economic Development in the City of Collinsville. * Discussion and possible action concerning contract with Stan Sallee regarding Economic Development.
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