August 2015 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) ... email Ted Wright: ... Frequently Asked Questions
Misc. News: Skateboarding Competition / Library Help With Homework
August 31, 2015

CHS 1985 Reunion / Library Sept. Events
Coach Recognitions
August 31, 2015

Harding For Wrestling
Vaughn For PE
Misc. News: Cross Country / School App / 2005 Reunion
August 29, 2015

Cooper Ranch To Be Auctioned
CHS Football Season Starts Thursday At Oologah at 7:30pm (Sept. 3rd) CHS Cheer at Regionals Sept. 19th for chance at State Sept. 26th
2015-16 Collinsville Youth Basketball has started online registration for upcoming 2015-16 season at -- Brett Scyrkels -- 9/1/2015
CHS Volleyball Win Over Tahlequah
August 25, 2015

Great Fan Support AT CUE
Followed That With Carl Albert Tourney Win
VFW Marks End Of WWII 70 Years Ago
August 29, 2015

Military Display At VFW Saturday
Our first two varsity football games at Oologah and Catoosa will start at 7:30 instead of 7:00. -- Jim Riley 8/31/2015 Sample art work by 4th & 5th graders at CUE. -- 8/31/2015 Paul Garrison McKinney (Born: March 18, 1941 - Died: August 29, 2015) Owasso -- Funeral Service 2pm, Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Collinsville Christian Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
8th Grade Volleyball Team Photo
August 25, 2015

Also Tahlequah Game Photos
7th Grade Volleyball Team Photo
August 25, 2015

Also Tahlequah Game Photos
FFA Fundraiser
August 24, 2015

Steak Dinner Drew Donors
CHS Softball Wins Over Nathan Hale
August 24, 2015

Here Monday
The Collinsville Cardinal Volleyball team went undefeated in the Carl Albert Tournament winning the gold bracket! Congratulations girls! -- Jim Riley 1pm Saturday 8/29/2015 Misc. News: Improved School App / Cross Country Bacon
August 29, 2015

CHS 2005 Reunion / Cooper Ranch Auction /
70th Annual Collinsville Tri-County Fair
August 20-21-22, 2015

Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Tractors
Rogers County Commissioner Michael Earl Helm, 54, of Collinsville was booked on two counts of embezzlement -- per the Tulsa World -- 8/28/2015
City Bans Use Of All Tobacco Products On City Owned Property
August 28, 2015

Starts September 1st and Includes Vaping
The Cardinal Volleyball team beat Chickasha 2-0 and Yukon 2-1 in the Carl Albert tournament. -- Jim Riley 8/28/2015
Meet The Cardinals Night
August 20, 2015

1st-12th Grade Cardinal Football Players and Cheerleaders Introduced Individually
Football Scrimmage -vs- Bartlesville
August 21, 2015

7th+8th+9th+Varsity Scrimmages
Dorothy Dean Hull (Born: December 15, 1927 - Died: August 27, 2015) Talala -- Graveside services 2pm, Monday, August 31, 2015 at Ft. Gibson National Cemetery in Ft. Gibson -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home CHS Football Scrimmage at Claremore 8/27 (Thursday)  
CHS Softball Here -vs- Bishop Kelly
August 18, 2015

16-0 Home Opener Win
FYI... if you have this "newsindex" page bookmarked as your start for viewing ... you might be missing "temporary" info I park on the "intro" page pending a more permanent page. -- Ted I now have 8/18 Park board results online and have Meet The Cards, football scrimmage and Fair photos still on my list from last week -- Ted 11am Thursday 8/27
Volleyball Here -vs- Berryhill
August 17, 2015

7th, 9th, JV, and Varsity Photos
Take a look at the school web site for "Cardinal of the Day" ... which I hope to update every few days. -- Ted 8/25/2015  
The CHS Softball Ladies beat Nathan Hale 18-0 (twice) here Monday August 25th. I will eventually have a few photos online for that but am just now working on Volleyball from August 17th (a week before) ... having finally completed the team photo pages from the first week of school. The CHS Volleyball team is home today and the CHS Football boys travel to Claremore Thursday for a scrimmage. Cross Country will be at Chandler Park (Tulsa) Friday. -- Ted 2:40pm Tuesday August 25th
8th Grade Football Team Photo
August 15, 2015

And Roster
7th Grade Football Team Photo
August 15, 2015

And Roster
Note: I've had the CHS Football scrimmage at Claremore August 27th on my calandar as Friday but it should be Thursday. -- Ted 8/24 Winona Mae Vandiver (Born: September 03, 1924 - Died: August 23, 2015) -- Funeral Services 10am, Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the Owasso First Assembly of God Church. -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
CHS Varsity Football Team Photos
August 15, 2015

Also Freshman Team & Rosters
JrHi Softball Festival cancelled for Monday here. Working on North field for potential HS game with 4:30 planned start time. -- Coach Rhonda Rogers -- Sunday 8/23/2015 2:40pm
CHS Cheer Team Photos
August 15, 2015

Also Junior High Cheer Team
Check back for CHS & JrHi Football team photos & rosters, some softball and volleyball and football scrimmage coverage, Meet the Cards, and Tri-County Fair -- photos -- Ted 8pm Saturday 8/22/2015
CCC Band Photos
August 13, 2015

2015 Marching Season With New Directors
Saturday Softball Cancelled -- Softball is delayed by rain at RSU Saturday -- Sat. 8/22/2015 9am -- Same at Bixby JrHi for JV
School "Tweet" - 8/21/2015
Tulsa World Video Report Says Sen. Rick Brinkley pleads guilty to fraud and resigns the senate immediately -- 8/20/2015 August 21 Friday: Fair (~6:30 Swine Show) & Football Scrimmage (5pm JrHi start ... ~7pm for varsity)
Cherokee Nation Funds To Collinsville Police and Indian Ed. Program
August 20, 2015

Cara Watts Off Council / Buel Anglen Is Back On
Misc. Start of School Photos
August 8-13, 2015
(Online August 20th)
Band, Football, Softball, Teachers, CHS Cafeteria, Car Wash
The JH Softball games at Miami today have been canceled. -- Jim Riley 2:15pm August 20th
Thursday (August 20th): Softball moved up to 4:30 start Fair display entries and dog show Meet The Cardinals
CHS Girls Cross Country Team Photos
August 12, 2015

Seven Seniors On 2015 Squad
Bring cases of water and sports drinks to Meet The Cards Thursday to help the QB Club support the Cardinals this season  
William Arthur Rogers (Born: November 02, 1937 - Died: August 17, 2015) -- Funeral Services 1pm, Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the First Baptist Church in Oologah -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home The Athletic Dept will be selling All Sport Passes to students in grades 7-12 on Thursday at Meet the Cardinal and Friday at the home scrimmage. Cost is $50. The pass will admit them to all JH and HS Sporting events during the 2015-16 school year. -- Jim Riley 8/19/2015
CHS Boys Cross Country Team Photos
August 12, 2015

Two Seniors On 2015 Squad
Thursday Aug. 20th 5-7pm entries for the Fair youth baking contest and art show plus dog show at 7pm (overlaps Meet The Cardinals) Friday August 21st 6:30pm Fair Swine Show (just before CHS Football Scrimage)
2015 CHS yearbooks are in and graduated seniors can pick them up at the high school. I have extra yearbooks - $45. Check made out to CHS. -- Catherine Blevins (CHS Room 106) -- 8/18/2015 Paul Alan Langston (Born: July 30, 1954 - Died: August 16, 2015) -- Funeral Services 11am, Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Faith Fellowship Church. -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
CHS Volleyball Team Photo
August 12, 2015

Ashley Maritz First Year Coach
Pam Polk mentioned Paul Langston's passing at the City Commission meeting last night, requesting thoughts and prayers for Beth Ann and family. -- Larry Shafer 8/18/2015 Friday August 21 -- 7pm CHS Football Scrimmage here -vs- Bartlesville
Red Cross Blood Drive at Masonic Lodge -- Tuesday August 18 (2-6pm) Margaret Virginia Kepler (Born: January 25, 1926 - Died: August 17, 2015) -- Graveside Services 10am, Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Ridgelawn Cemetery -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
City Commission meets today Aug 17 -- check back for agenda -- will be followed by a work session "downtown Parking" and cemetery ordinance. -- Ted 2:50pm The first home volleyball matches will be today at 5pm (HS at CUE & JrHi at MS) ... so I will likely miss the Monday city meeting. They play here again Tues but that will overlap the first home softball game. -- Ted 8/17 Park board meets Tuesday Aug. 18th with more discussion on sand volleyball and potential tennis wall board on the agenda. -- Ted 8/17
CHS Softball Team Photo
August 12, 2015

Experienced 2015 Team Has One Senior
Taste Of Collinsville is September 17th
Misc. News: Emily Wright Australia News / Sewer Expansion: Houses Later ... Road Closed Now
August 16, 2015

Library Events / Earthquake Meet / 2005 Ten Year Reunion In Oct.
Meet The Cardinals -- Thursday Aug. 20th Fair Starts Thursday Aug. 20th
Troy Lance Anderson (Born: October 30, 1960 - Died: August 14, 2015) -- Funeral Service 2pm, Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at Meadowcreek United Methodist Church-- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Tentative September 2015 Calendar -- 8/16/2015
Note: I have hundreds of photos of CHS teams and seniors from this week that will be in the backlog of news I'm still working off. Check back daily. -- Thank You for your patience. -- Ted -- Saturday August 15, 2015
Sen. Rick Brinkley to forfeit campaign fund balance, ending Ethics Commission probe -- per Tulsa World 8/14/2015
"A special election has been called to fill the balance of his term in Senate District 34. The special primary is set for Nov. 10. A special general election is set for Jan. 12. The filing period is Aug. 31 through Sept. 2."
Chamber of Commerce Hears Home School Information
August 6, 2015
(Online August 14th)
Habitat For Humanity's First Collinsville Home Soon
Results from August 10th School Board Meet -- 8/14/2015 I plan to work on September calendar, before a big backlog of school photos -- Ted 3pm Friday 8/14/2015
Collinsville's Fair Will Be Celebrating 70th Year
August 13, 2015

Starts With Dog Show August 20th
JrHi Softball here 5pm Friday August 14th -- Volleyball here Monday 5pm Aug. 17th  
School Is In Session ... including the 4th & 5th graders in a brand new building ... with a ceremonial first day flag raising today -- Aug. 13, 2015
CHS Band Handbook 2015-16 -8/12/2015 Michael Henry Karns, age 29, passed away, Sunday, Aug. 2 in Langley, OK. A graveside service is planned for Thurs., Aug. 13, at 5:00 p.m. at Ridgelawn Cemetery -- 8/12/2015
Ted Status: I still owe you 8/6 Chamber of Commerce, 8/10 School Board results, and photos from numerous getting ready for school and sports events from the past week ... and I will be added to my backlog as team photos for the football program will be taken the rest of this week ... so progress online will be slow ... and I also owe a September calender ASAP. -- Ted 9:20pm Tuesday 8/11/2015
Revised Cross Country Schedules. -- 8/11/2015 Tulsa World Feature Story -- Collinsville man with Friedreich's ataxia outliving early-death predictions -- 8/11/2015
Meet The Teacher Night -- (4-6pm for Grades 6-12) & (5-7pm for Grades PK-5) -- August 11th
School Classes Start Thursday August 13th
CHS Team Photos This Week: Wed(SB+VB+XC), Thurs(Band), Sat(Cheer+FB)
Misc. News: Elementary Traffic Flow For Pick Up & Drop Offs / MS Cross Walk
August 10, 2015

Therapeutic Riding Center Event / English As Second Language
Jeffery Howard Kilpatrick (Born: April 20, 1970 - Died: August 10, 2015) -- CHS 1988 -- Funeral Services 2pm, Friday, August 14, 2015 at the Collinsville Free Will Baptist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
New Teachers Reported August 7th
August 7, 2015

Start Classes Thursday
Ted Willard Dardenne (Born: April 21, 1932 - Died: August 08, 2015) -- Graveside Service 10am, Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Ridgelawn Cemetery -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
CHS Volleyball Scrimmages At Owasso
August 7, 2015

Scrimmaged Muskogee, Owasso & Enid
Lucille Pauline Long (Born: January 15, 1931 - Died: August 07, 2015) Funeral Services 10am, Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the Vera Christian Church. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Results from August 3rd city commission meet: bid accepted for Veterans Building remodel. -- Ted 8/7/2015 8/7/2015 Channel 6 TV Reports: Senator Rick Brinkley has resigned from the Oklahoma Senate effective Dec. 31, 2015 Collinsville "Standoff" In Rogers County brought in Owasso SWAT -- Per Fox 23 -- Saturday 8/8/2015 --
Heather Lynn Thomas (28) arrested
School hasn't even stared yet and the CHS Varsity cheer squad is already down a gall bladder and an appendix! -- Ted -- 8/7/2015 9pm -- (Aug 8th update: add a broken nose to their list) Oklahoma Eagles Softball Team Had Successful Summer
August 7, 2015

All But One Are Softball Lady Cards
School Board Agenda For Monday August 10th
August 7, 2015

Start of New School Items
Several news items backlogged, will post new teacher photo when I get all the names figured out, and volleyball scrimmage photos ... -- Friday 8/7 August 7, 2015, School "Tweet" (pdf)
Busy Week Prior To Start Of Classes August 13th
August 6, 2015

Schedules Picked-Up / Baptist ECC Supplies
Donna Faye Kinsey (Born: February 07, 1933 - Died: August 04, 2015) -- Graveside services will 3:00 p.m. at the Bethany Cemetery in Bethany, OK. -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Sydney Spencer Crowned Miss Rodeo Oklahoma 2015
August 5, 2015

Collinsville Resident
CHS Volleyball Scrimmage at Owasso 2pm Friday August 7th (Photos later -vs- Muskogee, Owasso, and Enid) Meet The Teacher is Tuesday August 11th
Misc. News: All-State Games / Eigenheer Queen / Speed Camp
July 31, 2015 (Online August 4th)

JOM School Supplies / Food Handlers / JrHi Football Summer
School Schedule Pick Ups Done (see Calendar)  
School Board Tours Three Campuses
July 29, 2015 (Online August 3rd)

Assess Readiness For School Start
High School Construction Continues For Months
Donald Mel Rogers (Born: January 01, 1933 -- Died: August 03, 2015) -- Funeral services 10am Wed., August 5, 2015 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel.

Zachary Cole Fuller (22 years old, CHS 2011) became 4th victim of July 25th Highway 75 Wrong Way Crash -- per News On 9 -- 8/2/2015

Obituary -- Mowrey (Owasso) -- Services Friday August 7th (11am) at Owasso First Baptist Church

October 14, 1992 – August 2, 2015

Jalapeno Grill & Shanghai Express online menus updated -- 8/2/2015

August Event Calendar ... schedule pickups, tax free weekend, volleyball scrimmages, ...

Collinsville Cardinal defensive end Justin Kothe was added to the East All State Football roster. Justin and Kulter Cole will play in the OCA Football game on Friday July 31st at Union starting at 7:00. -- Jim Riley 7/31/2015 Agenda For August 3rd City Meet
August 1, 2015

Bid For American Legion Building Upgrade
Active schedules are also on the events page Oklahoma Tax Free Weekend (School Clothes) Aug. 7-9
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