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Misc. News: CHS Soccer Girls 2nd At Stilwell Tourney / JV Baseball Rain Shortened Festival
March 31, 2013

Community Garden Announced / CHS Golf Boys At Coweta
I just wanted to remind everyone that tonight (Tuesday) is McTeacher night for Wilson Elementary. It is from 5 pm to 8 pm. Thank you! -- Lisa Glover -- 4/2/2013
58th Annual FFA Banquet
March 29, 2013

Outstanding Year Recognized
Jim Riley notified me that the Collinsville 3-Time State Championship Wrestlers will be recognized at the State Senate Wednesday. -- Ted 4/1/2013 -- (& City Manager Pam Polk announced the wrestlers will be honored at the next commission meet April 15th) Results from Monday city commission meet -- 4/1/2013
ECC Students Enjoyed Animals Friday
March 29, 2013

Most Provided by CHS FFA Students
ECC Students Gathered Easter Eggs Friday
March 29, 2013

Also April Enrollment Info
City Agenda For April 1 Meet
March 28, 2013

Tree Trimming & Park Improvements
Misc. News: Cherokee Language Bowl / CHS-HRC Senior Tea April 2nd
March 29, 2013

Baseball Cardinals At OneOK April 4th
Misc. News: CHS Cap & Gown Preview / Kelci Lewis All-Conference Gymnast
March 28, 2013

Jose Olazagasti RSU Baseball / BK Golf Boys Results
Winter Guard State Preview Night here Friday April 5th (for the community) before state competition (Sat. April 6th at Sapulpa) -- Ted 3/28/2013
Boyd Lynn Bolin (April 13, 1965 - March 26, 2013) -- Criswell Funeral Home (Ada, OK) -- Head On Crash in Pontotoc County -- (Previous cvilleok coverage July 2008) April School Lunch & Breakfast Menus have been added to the school web site. -- Ted 3/28/2013 Inconclusive but worth more study: 2011 Oklahoma Earthquake likely "man-made" -- Ted 3/27/2013
Middle School State Testing Dates In April Announced -- 3/27/2013 I'm spending the majority of my time working on CHS Senior pages you won't see until May 1st. I now have cap & gown photos for most seniors which should keep me even more busy. -- Ted 3/27/2013 I've retro fit the previous girls JV soccer game and girls varsity game with the rosters I received today. - Ted 3/27/2013
Forms Available For Hogs 'N' Hot Rods Vehicle & Vendor & Arts-Crafts Registration ... for June 8th, 2013 Downtown Collinsville Event Billy Joe Johnson (February 27, 1957 - March 25, 2013) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
JV Soccer Here -vs- Rejoice Christian
March 25, 2013

Photos From Cold Girls Game Only
Check the March calendar for many CHS sports this week + FFA Banquet Friday
Shop, Save & Win In Collinsville
Bettye Louise Sligar (October 12, 1934 - March 24, 2013) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Early ECC Enrollment will be April 23-24 (at ESC 1902 W. Maple) March 28th: 7pm Parents Meeting for 8th Grade Enrollment (at CHS Commons) ... enrolling as 9th graders for next year Today's (Monday) baseball game has been canceled. We're going to play a doubleheader here tomorrow. -- Jim Riley 3/25/2013
Misc. News: Please Stop Before Occupied Crosswalk
March 24, 2013

Future Firemen? / Food Distribution Center
Looks like it's not an ideal weather this weekend for hunting eggs. Meadowcreek UMC has decided to postpone our Community Easter Egg Hunt until next Saturday, March 30th. -- Velma Carriaga 3/22/2013
The Cardinal baseball team is going to play Norman at home at 1:00 on Friday. -- Jim Riley 3/22/2013 --[Ted note: I checked my school email early this morning and not again until just now so missed this event today -- Ted 8pm Friday]
Tentative April Calendar -- Ted 3/21/2013 The Catoosa HS Baseball Tournament has been canceled. -- Jim Riley 3/21/2013 Misc. News: Hyatt Appliances Moving When New Building Completed
March 21, 2013

Spring Band Events List / OneOK Baseball Game
The web site has reached the 10 year milestone today with the very first pages posted a decade ago on March 20, 2003. -- Ted Wright -- 3/20/2013
Results from Tuesday's Park Board Meeting. -- Ted 3/20/2013 I hope to work on taxes, senior pages, and photo CDs during spring break. If you want a Photo CD let me know ASAP. If you have photos for your senior page email to,-- Ted 1:30pm Sunday 3/17/2013
Photo CD Orders Are Due Now I only do this search one time a year. -- Ted Wright -- March 18, 2013 --  
Collinsville Main Street Has 5 Potential State Winners
March 18, 2013

State Main Street Finalist Announcement
City To Apply For CDBG Grant
March 18, 2013

Will Replace Gear System At Water Plant
Veggie Creatures At ECC
March 14, 2013

Sample Photos From Thursday
CHS Baseball 8-3 Win Over NOAH
March 14, 2013

Here Thursday
CHS JV Boys Soccer -vs- Oologah
March 12, 2013

A Few Photos From Tuesday
"BookShelf On Main" Now Open
March 13, 2013

Also: Bonebrake's New Book Discussion
The CHS Girls and Boys soccer teams lost to Pryor 0-1 on Thurs. at Pryor. -- Jim Riley 3/15/2013 Ryder Jack Herring (December 13, 2006 - March 14, 2013) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Misc. News: Band Achievement & Treats / Middle School Math Contest
March 15, 2013

CHS Golf Boys at McClain / Tornado Summit
Park Board Meets Tuesday March 19th
March 14, 2013

To Consider Trail Lighting & Revised Ordinances
CHS "The Situation" Video for this week: on CardinalTV & YouTube. -- Kim Myers 3/14/2013 Check for photos from CHS Baseball 8-3 win over NOAH here Thursday. -- Ted 3/14/2013
The Collinsville Senior Citizens Club is seeking a driver for the Senior Citizens Van. Must have a valid Driver License and previous experience is preferred. Must also have compassion for Seniors Citizens and be able to assist them if necessary. Hours are Monday through Friday, 5 hours a day. If interested please call Wayne at 918-371-3730 or Marie at 918-371-5710.
Ollie Ellen Hartman (June 20, 1920 - March 11, 2013) of Oologah. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Misc News: Logan Shaw (at UTA) Just Short of National Championship / Wilson Elementary "Confidence"
March 13, 2013

Shelbie Kirby In Final Round of Vype Voting (Miss Basketball)
Book Store Opened Wednesday
"Rachel's Challenge" Presentations to Collinsville Students
March 11-12, 2013

Positive Impact Worldwide From 1999 Tragedy
From Missy Delozier (3/12/2013): This is the link for yesterday's Ellen show. Melissa Anello Dreier, 2004 CHS Graduate, and her parents were on the show. Scroll down to the video, "Family in Crisis Gets a Big Surprise"
CHS Baseball -vs- Coweta
March 11, 2013

Mon/Tues Game Locations Switched
The CHS Baseball games scheduled with Coweta for Monday and Tuesday have been flipped. Mondays game will be at Collinsville and Tues game will be at Coweta.-- Jim Riley 3/11/2013 --- Collinsville was up 12-3 after the 4th inning Monday -- Ted
QB Club Meeting Tonight, (Monday) March 11th at 7pm, American Bank. -- Berry Olinghouse (3/11/2013) I need to know by March 18th if you want a photo CD for your CHS student.
All Conference Basketball Selections
March 10, 2013

Shelbie Kirby Is Metro Lakes Conference Player of the Year
Misc. News: CHS Track Results From Skiatook / QB Club 5K Run
March 11, 2013

Three Solds In A Row
Chamber of Commerce March Meeting
March 7, 2013

More on Effective Hiring / Interviewing
CHS Hosted Tulsa Booker T. Washington Thursday
March 7, 2013

Game Delayed For State Basketball
CHS Basketball Girls Fell Just Short At State Tournament Thursday
March 7, 2013

Two Point Loss To Deer Creek In 1st Round
Deer Creek (who eliminated Collinsville Thursday) eliminated East Central (48-43) from the 5A Girls Basketball Tournament Friday and will be in the finals Saturday. -- Ted 3/8/2013 (Shawnee will also be the the 6pm Sat. finals 3/9/2013) -- Deer Creek beat Shawnee 59-44 for the State Championship. Don't Forget The Time Change This Weekend!
March 9, 2013

Collinsville Students At Local Shows
Misc. News: Book Store Opens Wed. / Captain Brown Now
March 9, 2013

Pink Soccer In April / JrHi Football Video
CHS Track Pie Auction
March 5, 2013

Fundraiser Brought In About $4K
Pre-Prom Style Show
March 5, 2013

Students From 5 Schools Modeled

CHS Basketball Lady Cards Rallied to tie at 40-40 but lost 40-42 to end their State Run
--check back for photos -- Ted 5:15 just leaving Catoosa
I have a few photos on intro page but will shift back to Tuesday backlog. --Ted 10:30pm Thursday

And Boys Baseball Game Delayed Until 7pm -- Photos later

FYI: While I expect great things from the basketball girls later today ... there are also over 60 CHS students signed up for a great thing as they donate blood today at the high school. -- Ted 3/7/2013
CHS JV Soccer Schedule Changes next week: Monday March 11th: girls only play one game at Pawhuska; Tuesday March 12th: Oologah scrimmages here (rescheduled from Feb. 25th); Thursday March 14: Girls only (boys game dropped). -- per Justin Schubert 3/7/2013
Misc. News: Volleyball Clinic for 3rd-6th Grade / Home Representatives
March 6, 2013

Women's Choir To Baptist Church
Resourceful 1st & 2nd Graders
March 7, 2013

Wilson Elementary Selections
CHS "The Situation" student video on CardinalTV or YouTube -- 3/6/2013 ... including more on "Rachel's Challenge" "Rachel's Challenge" Press Release -- 3/6/2013
CHS Baseball Season Opened With Skiatook
March 4, 2013

Warm Afternoon Here Monday
CHS Soccer Girls -vs- Coweta
March 5, 2013

Chilly Afternoon Here Tuesday
Check back later for photos from Tuesday track pie auction and prom style show. -- Ted 10pm 3/5/2013
Pre-Prom Style Show Tuesday -- (March 5th at CHS 7pm, $2) Models from Collinsville, Oologah, Owasso, Rejoice, Skiatook and Sperry. Contact Marilyn Hardacre for additional info (918) 371-1400 CHS Track Pie Auction Tuesday (March 5th) 6:30pm at Middle School. Along with baseball & soccer in town. Earl Richard Greene (September 30, 1929 - March 4, 2013) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Note: There is considerable history for past CHS Girls Basketball (state) teams but I plan to keep the hardworking 2013 basketball ladies as the main story until their run at a 5A state title is complete later this week. The 1984 Collinsville Lady Cardinals were 3A State Champs. -- Ted Wright 3/4/2013 -- GOOD LUCK LADIES!! Results from city and school board meets Monday . -- (Both expect ~5% federal cuts due to sequesteration) -- Ted -- Tuesday 3/5/2013
The CHS Baseball game scheduled for Thurs at 4:00 has been moved to 7:00. -- Jim Riley 3/4/2013 Downtown Merchants and residents are asked to help send off the CHS Basketball Girls to their first State game at about 12:45 Thursday as the bus passes through downtown. The game begins 3:30 in Catoosa. Last Friday's CHS Baseball game -vs- Skiatook has moved to Sat. March 9 (1pm at Skiatook). CHS Track Pie Auction Tuesday / Track meet at Skiatook Friday
Collinsville Basketball Girls to Play Deer-Creek Edmond Thursday March 7th 3:30pm at Catoosa In 5A State Tournament Round 1 -- (All Thursday Games at Catoosa ... Fri/Sat Games at ORU Mabee Center) -- Bracket Photo provided by Jim Riley Sunday 3/3/3013
Misc. News: Logan Shaw & UTA To Play For National Championship / Chamber Interview News / Free Youth Summer Camps
March 2, 2013

6th Grade Basketball / Linsey Curtis RSU Homer
Rebecca Jo Nunn
(November 29, 1931 - March 2, 2013) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
To the Community of Collinsville:
Words escape me and seem inadequate to truly express my gratitude to the students and faculty at Collinsville Schools, as well as the entire community. The outpouring of thoughts, prayers, and generosity shown to me over the past months have left me stunned and truly humbled. I cannot or will not ever be able to say thank you enough. Brian was honored and proud to be a teacher and coach at Collinsville, but more than that, he knew he was a part of an extended family that embraced him. Brian loved his hometown and would be overwhelmed to see how much he was loved in return. I promise our girls will be raised knowing what the people of Collinsville have done for us and the head start afforded them because of your generosity. I wish there was a way for me to thank each and every one of you personally, but because that is not possible please know that I appreciate your kindness and know the girls and I are so blessed to be part of this community.

With Love,
Ashley Phillips

CHS Basketball Girls Headed to State (after overtime started at 52-52 -vs- Chickasha) -- per Missy Delozier's Facebook post ~5pm Saturday 3/2/2013 -- 5A East Girls Bracket (Collinsville, East Central, Tahlequah and either BK-or-Memorial advanced to State) & 5A West Girls Bracket (Shawnee, Deer Creek and either Dell City-or-Piedmont, and either MacArthur-or-Carl Albert advanced to State) -- Saturday Results per OKC News
City Agenda For Monday March 4th
March 1, 2013

Proclamation To "Turn Collinsville Pink"
The CHS baseball game scheduled for today (Friday) at Skiatook has been canceled. The JV bsbl game scheduled for tomorrow at Collinsville has also been canceled. -- Jim Riley (2:40pm 3/1/2013) Will be chipping away at big backlog of news this weekend -- Ted 5:20pm Friday
Hello Ted, this is Doug Pavey, just wanted to let you know my mother Juanita Pavey passed away early this morning at the nursing home here in Collinsville. She had been under hospice care for a few weeks. -- 3/1/2013 Juanita Pavey (September 23, 1926 - March 1, 2013) Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Funeral services 10am Monday, March 4, 2013 at the Collinsville Free Will Baptist Church. Jean Marie Keys (June 10, 1957 - February 28, 2013) Oologah Dolton Funeral Home
The Skiatook/Collinsville Baseball games are switching. Collinsville will play at Skiatook on Friday and Skiatook will play at Collinsville on Monday. Same starting times at both places. -- Jim Riley 2/28/2013 School Board Agenda For Monday March 4th
March 1, 2013

Administrative Rehires / "Rachel's Challenge"
Orders Due By March 18th For Unique CHS Student Photo CDs
February 25, 2013

Specific Photos For This School Year Only
Construction of CHS 2013 Grad Pages Has Been Underway For Years
January 25, 2013

Help/Photos Needed To Finish Before May 1st
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