Dec. 2015 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) ... email Ted Wright: ... Frequently Asked Questions
  Check back for city agenda for Jan. 4th Don't forget city trash pickup holiday changes
The Lady Cardinals beat Edmond Memorial 48-29 in the Consolation Bracket of the Sapulpa Holiday Classic Tournament. The Lady Cardinals will play their next conference game January 12th at home against Coweta. Until then Cardinal Fans...The Lady Cardinals Basketball Team wishes everyone a Happy New Year!!! Be safe and we will see you all in 2016!! -- Roberta Kickapoo 12/31/2015 The Lady Cards went 2-1 in the Sapulpa Tournament. They lost to Booker T in the opening game but went on to beat Bixby and Edmond Memorial and won the consolation bracket. Way to go ladies! -- Missy DeLozier 12/31
Charles Franklin Hicks (August 19, 1931 - December 24, 2015) - age 84 -- Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry - Services were held Dec. 28th
Happy New Year 2016
Collinsville City Officials re-filled and drew no opposition: Mayor Bud York & Commissioners Brad Francis and Melodie Bateman -- from Dec 21-23 filing period I see a Facebook note that the CHS Basketball Girls lost to BTW at the Sapulpa Toutnament Tuesday -- Ted 12/30/2015
Sample of 2015 Top Collinsville Stories
December 29, 2015
Outstanding Year For Athletics, Academics and School Facilities Upgrades
Season's first snow (12/28) followed days of rain ... for flooding and freezing ... 6.5 inches rain 3-day total for Tulsa Airport (almost a foot of rain at Tahlequah and historic flood levels on Illinois River)
Misc. News: CHS Debate / Home Representatives
December 28, 2015
City-Wide Weight Loss Challenge
Davion Jeffries Wrestling At OU (Former Collinsville Cardinal / BA Tiger) -- Video Report From "Native News Today" 12/28/2015
Barbara Ann Jenkins (Born: May 31, 1932 - Died: December 27, 2015) -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home The Girls Basketball Tournament at Sapulpa has been delayed 1 day due to weather issues for the OKC teams. Collinsville will play 5pm Tuesday Dec. 29 (instead of Monday) -- per Jim Riley -- Sunday Dec. 27 (7:40pm)
Levi Draper Named to Tulsa World's All-Metro Football Team. Roc Robbins on 2nd team. -- 12/25/2015 Gail Young On Tulsa World's All-Metro Softball Team -- 12/25/2015 I am spending the Holiday break trying to get a start on the 2016 graduation video and individual senior pages. I will also be working on a 2015 year end summary in the next few days. -- Ted Wright 12/25/2015
Community Helps Collinsville Family With House Just In Time For Christmas -- NewsOn6 12/23/2015
Park Board Heard Report on Potential Trails At City Lake
December 15, 2015
Tony Boone Visit / Conceptual Design
Merry Christmas
2015-16 Football Bowl Schedule
The Oklahoman’s 103rd All-State football team includes Collinsville Linebacker Levi Draper -- 12/21/2015 Eugene Leon Edwards (Born: January 24, 1929 - Died: December 20, 2015) --Funeral Services 2pm Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at the Shelter Free Will Baptist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Roscoe Leroy Kuykendall (Born: February 12, 1942 - Died: December 19, 2015) Oologah -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Police Dispatcher_Jailer - The City of Collinsville is seeking a full time emergency dispatcher. The candidate must be willing and able to work various shifts, some weekends and holidays. Computer skills are necessary. Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver license. High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Full benefit package is available. Drug testing required. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N. 12th, Collinsville, OK or e-mail resume to: Collinsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. -- 12/21/2015
One of Owasso's Hwy 169 Bridges Is Down Now -- NewsOn6 Coverage Sunday Dec. 20, 2015 -- Owasso Hwy 169 Bridges Opened In 1962
December 20, 2015
Some History With 2015 Removal
Kansas City Wrestling Update -- Nate is going for 3rd, Eli is going for 5th, Roc is going for 7th. Everyone else in gold is done but don't know all places. Lots of good tough wrestling! -- Danielle Robbins 6:30pm Sat 12/19 Cardinals advance 7 wrestlers to the Gold Bracket at KC Stampede. Action starts back bright and early Saturday. Let go Cards! -- Danielle Robbins -- Friday 12/18/2015
CHS Wrestling Win 55-11 Over Cushing
December 17, 2015
Team Photo / New Blue Mat
JrHi Wrestling Win 47-30 Over Cushing
December 17, 2015
Team Photo / New Blue Mat
Misc. News: Tucker Kallam Community Service Honors / City Filing Period
December 19, 2015

7th & 10th Grade Health Notice / Free Movies
Have A Safe & Happy Holiday Break
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Beginning January 5th the snack bar will no longer be available at the Middle School and 6th Grade Center. After a semester long analysis we have determined the snack bar operations were not cost effective to maintain. Students will still have the option of bringing their lunch or purchasing a hot lunch in the school cafeteria. -- Thank you for your understanding. -- Collinsville Public Schools -- 12/18/2015
CHS Basketball Girls play Tulsa Washington 5pm Monday Dec. 28th at Sapulpa Tournament (Bracket) & (Poster) pdfs -- 12/18/2015
I see a Facebook reports that the CHS Basketball Boys beat the Wichita Defenders 58-42 at the Memorial Tournament Friday-- Ted 12/18 CHS Basketball Boys beat the NOAH 47-32 at the Memorial Tournament Saturday -- Ted 12/19
CHS Basketball -vs- Glenpool
December 15, 2015
Varsity & JV Wins Here Tuesday
Agenda For Dec. 21st City Meet
December 18, 2015

Speed Bumps For City Park?
Owasso Bridge Explosion ~7:30am Sunday -- per Owasso Reporter 12/17/2015 -- and all traffic will be stopped Boys Basketball Bracket at Memorial -- They beat Northwest Arkansas 68-46 Thursday 12/17 JrHi And Varsity Wrestling wins over Cushing here ... photos later (47-30 JrHi and 55-11 HS) ... I didn't track the JrHi Girls basketball in the next gym. -- Ted 8:50pm
CHS Student Newspaper
December 17, 2015
Individual Page Links On HS Page
Winter Band Concert
December 14, 2015
6th+7th+8th+Jazz+High School Bands
I just caught a portion of a TV news report Tuesday that the northbound entrance ramp to Highway 75 from Hwy 20 would be closed until April? -- If that is not correct or there is more let me know ... I have no official notification -- Ted 12/16/2015 -- Nothing new here ... but I am behind on getting news online: I still owe you school board results and park board results, January school menus, bracket for girls BB at Sapulpa, the band concert and Glenpool basketball from last night, a January event calendar ... and other. -- Ted 9:30am Wed. Dec 16th
The City Park Board Meets 4:30pm Tuesday Dec.15th at City Hall -- Ted 12/14/2015 -- (Dec. Agenda / Nov. MInutes) pdf Big CHS basketball wins for both varsity girls and boys over Glenpool Tuesday night ... photos later -- Ted 8:50pm 12/15 CHS Basketball (-vs- Glenpool) is on CardinalTV if you can't be there in person -- Dec. 15th
CHS Wrestlers 2nd At Enid
December 11-12, 2015
Mid America Nationals
7 CHS Football Seniors Honored
December 15, 2015
All-District Team Announced
Ted Speculation: It seems the last three events at the CHS gym have all been via different entrances into the new commons/gyms. The best route to the band concert Monday was walking around the south (outside) end of the building with the construction fencing just removed Monday. The new parking on the south end by the walk-way / freshman center won't be asphalted until later this week (weather permitting). More roadway from near the baseball field was asphalted last week so there is more new parking / smoother ride on the north side but I don't know which commons entrances will be open? Brewer construction said they will be done "with everything" by the end of the year (includind the new chorus and media rooms ... in the former commons). ... I'll update if I get official word on how to get to basketball and wrestling this week. -- Ted 9pm 12/14/2015
Band Concert Monday 7pm at CHS -- photos later -- and school board results Congratulations to several local College Graduates this December 2015 School ends for the calendar year this Friday (Dec. 18. 2-15).
Misc. News: Cherokee Language Competition/ VFW Essay Contest
December 14, 2015
Mattress Sale Fundraiser Held Saturday
Football Banquet Concludes Historic CHS Football Season
December 13, 2015
Steak Dinner, Slideshow & Awards
Collinsville Christmas Parade
December 12, 2015
Chamber of Commerce Annual Event
Chorus Boars Heade Feast
December 12, 2015
Music, Comedy & Food
Brittany Kickapoo (VYPE) Academic Athlete Of Month -- 12/11/2015 The wrestling match scheduled vs Neosho for Dec 15 has been changed to the HS on Jan 11. Starting time is 5:00. -- Jim Riley -- 12/13/2015
***SOS*** We have 151 kiddos in Collinsville signed up for the Angel Tree this year ...lots of kids needing a little love this Christmas! We still have Angel Tree Cards available and need generous people to purchase a gift for a child. The Angel cards are on the Christmas trees at the 3 Collinsville banks: there are 11 Angel cards left at the Valley National Bank, 22 cards at RCB bank and 6 Angel cards at American Bank..... If you're able to purchase a gift for a child that may not have a gift for Christmas-- please grab a card and bring a gift back to the bank by Monday - we'll be hosting our annual Angel Tree kids party on Thursday, with crafts, face painting, lots of food and treats for the Angel us spread the love of Christ this Christmas!! -- Thanks!, Leigh Erickson, director Dividing Bread Ministry (12/11/2015)
Incumbent Tim Reed was the only one to file in Dec. 2015 for the Collinsville school board -- per Tulsa County Election Board post 12/10/2015
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CHS Boys Basketball -vs- Green Country
December 8, 2015
First JV/Varsity Games In Remodeled Gym
School Board Agenda For Monday Dec. 14th
December 11, 2015

Lawn Bids + 5 Resignations
Results for Monday Dec. 7th City Commission Meeting -- Ted 12/10/2015 Phone service to the three elementary campuses was interrupted Wednesday Dec. 9th, 2015, likely due to nearby construction. That has hopefully been restored by now. -- Ted Wright -- 5pm 12/9/2015
Frank Gray (Born: August 31, 1962 - Died: December 09, 2015) -- Funeral services 10am, Friday, December 11, 2015 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel. Middle School Semester Test Exemption Information Is Posted on the Middle School Page -- 12/9/2015
CHS Basketball Boys -vs- Green Country: Varsity lost 57-62 and JV won 44-35. Photos later -- Ted 9pm Tuesday 12/8/2015 Collinsville '15 grad Breyden Varner named high school baseball All-American -- per Owasso Reporter 12/8/2015
Chamber Heard School Highlights
December 3, 2015
Superintendent Lance West Spoke
Fox23 On Collinsville City Lake Plans -- 12/7/2015 Dewey Burton Brown (Born: December 28, 1935 - Died: December 03, 2015) -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Misc. News: Chili After Parade / Boars Heade Feast / BB & Wrestle Schedule Mods / Concert
December 7, 2015
FFA Hams & Turkeys / Library Activities & Closures
Christmas Parade Is Sat. Dec. 12th Chorus Saturday + Band Monday Park Board Results from Nov. 17th -- 12/7/2015
Sad that a great football season is over ... but now lets catch up with a late start to hopefully another great season of basketball and wrestling ... and with spring sports just around the corner also. The CHS Basketball boys play at home Tuesday (5:30) and the CHS Girls play Owasso 10am Thursday at the Bixby Tournament. The CHS Wrestlers will be at the Enid Tournament later this week. -- Ted Wright -- Monday December 7th, 2015 -- And also remember the loss our nation faced at Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941 (Navy Comparison Photos)
5A State Finals Football
December 5, 2015
Collinsville Made First Ever Appearance
But Lose On Altus Field Goal As Time Expired
Robert Loyd Provance (Born: July 25, 1946 - Died: December 03, 2015) -- Funeral Service Tuesday, Dec. 08, 2015 (2 PM) -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel
5A Football State Finals -- No Quit In Football Cardinals ... fought back for lead with 7:33 left in game ... then again to tie at 3:51 ... but lost 28-31 on Altus Field Goal as time expired. -- Ted 9pm Sat. 12/5/2015 -- Great Game ... Disappointing Result
Agenda For Dec. 7th City Meet
December 4, 2015

Vision 2025 Projects Agreement / Contract For "Safe Routes To School" Project
Congrats 4A Runner Ups Oologah Friday (& Jenks & Bixby in 6A) ... Good Luck 5A Football Cardinals Saturday
JrHi Basketball -vs-Claremore
November 30, 2015

Girls & Boys Games At Same Location (2 Gyms)
School "Tweet" -- Friday Dec. 4, 2015 Hype Video for 5A State Football Final -- by CoxHSHub 12/4/2015 -- Collinsville -vs- Altus
Misc. ECC News: Integrity Cardinals Of Character
December 3, 2015

ECC Gathered Canned Food
Claremore Progress on Chase / Manhunt from Collinsville Nov. 28th -- 12/3/2015 Tulsa World On QB Seth Boomer's Football Year So Far -- 12/3/2015
Jim Riley's thoughts on Saturday's historic football game. -- 12/2/2015 I still owe you a few photos from Monday's JrHi Basketball and several submitted news items ... but I've been working on another project this week and have very little to show for it online. -- Ted 1pm Wednesday 12/2/2015 -- if you didn't just come from there ... you might visit the intro page for some recent updates
Hey Ted, listened to Altus/McGuinness. and we are playing against Altus as they won 49-35. -- Gavin Rose 11/30/2015 Owasso Reporter on CHS Football Momentum -- 12/1/2015 David Ellis Cantrell (Born: May 08, 1968 - Died: November 30, 2015) -- Enid -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
City Election Call for Mayor and Ward I and II Commissioners (pdf) -- 11/18/2015 -- Bud York is the current Mayor and Ward I is Brad Francis and Ward II is Melodie Bateman. -- Filing Period is Dec. 21-22-23 for a potential March 1 election. Results from Nov. 9th school board meet which includes the election call for seat #1. Tim Reed currently fills the seat #1 position and indicated he would file again. The filing period is Dec 7-8-9 for a 5 year term on the school board. The election (if required) would be Feb. 10th.
2015-16 Preliminary Winter Sports Schedules: (9/15/2015)
Active schedules are also on the events page CHS Band Handbook 2015-16 -8/12/2015
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Lost dog/cat/garage sale ads are $5 ($10 w/ photo) and are to be paid in advance. -- Ted Wright
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