July 2015 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... email Ted Wright: wrightted@aol.com ... Frequently Asked Questions
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 (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
Summer Band Has Begun
July 27, 2015
(Online July 31st)
First Performance Is Sept. 3rd
Cheerleader Showcase For Parents
July 29, 2015

Also July 25th Car Wash #2
Misc. News: Downtown Inc. Seeks Program Manager / Cherokee Nation $'s To VCO
July 30, 2015

August Collinsville Fair Schedule
2015 Collinsville Tri-County Fair Information
(7/30/2015) From Donna Frye and Merri Periard to families and friends:
Apologies for the delay. We have traveled very far geographically and emotionally in the past 48 hours.
Our Dad, Bud McAfee, passed from life here to life everlasting about 8am on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.
Viewing will be Thursday July 30 from 9am to 8pm at Dighton-Moore Funeral Home on Main Street in Owasso, with family visitation from 4pm to 7pm. The funeral to honor and celebrate Bud's life will be (2pm Friday July 31st) at Faith Fellowship Church in Collinsville with internment following at Ridgelawn Cemetary. Please continue to remember us in your prayers.
Obituary: Marion Webster McAfee (October 9, 1923 - July 28, 2015)
We just learned that Ken Thompson passed away this morning. He was our first City manager when we changed the form of government. -- Angela McGinnis (City of Collinsville) 7/29/2015 Mary Louise Evans (Born: October 25, 1931 - Died: July 28, 2015) -- Funeral services 2pm Monday at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel.
Misc. News: 8U Baseball Champs / Newspaper Museum Tour
July 27, 2015

Third E-Waste Collection Site Opens (in BA)
All-State Wrestling is Wednesday July 29th at Sapulpa 7pm ... (Collinsville's Wyatt Jordan will wrestle) All-State Football Game is Friday July 31st at Union ... (Collinsville's Kutler Cole is on East offensive line)
4.5 Magnitude Earthquake felt near here Monday July 27th (~1:12pm) -- per Tulsa Word (note: I didn't notice anything? -- Ted) Former Collinsville Mayor Bud McAfee died Tuesday July, 28, 2015 Breyden Varner's All-State Baseball Experience -- per Broken Arrow Ledger 7/29/2015
Upper Elementary Building And Campus Almost Ready For Students
July 27, 2015

Traffic Flow Will Be Different Than Past Years
New Teachers Report August 7th CHS Football Scrimmage Here August 21 (B'ville) + First Game Thurs. Sept. 3rd At Oologah
2 Kids Football Camps
July 20-21 & 23-24, 2015

First - Sixth Grade At Sallee Field
All-State Summary
July 25, 2015

And 2014-15 Academic Honors

Misty Dawn (Thirion) Morgan (22 of Collinsville) -- Died in Hwy 75 wrong way 3 fatality accident early Saturday morning (about 3am near 96th St. N.) -- 7/25/2015 (Chan 6 Story)

Obituary -- Services July 29th

Sunday Update: Collinsville man arrested in wrong-way crash on U.S. 75 that killed three (Christian Jonathan Loiler, 21) -- Tulsa World 7/26/2015
Meet The Teacher August 11th + Classes Starts August 13th
Meet The Cardinals August 20th
Levi Draper Makes Early Commit For OSU Football
July 20, 2015

Two More Years As Cardinal
Summer Band Started Monday July 27th
Results for July 20th City Commission -- 7/23 Tobacco Free on City Property
Results for July 21st Park Board -- 7/27 Equipment Cost Estimates For Sand Volleyball
Emmerson Paige O'Rourke (August 20, 2014 - July 12, 2015) -- Services 10am., Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Central Baptist Church, Owasso. -- Floral Haven, Broken Arrow The 2015 Collinsville Speed Camp, in partnership with Elite Athlete Development, is on July 28, 30, and 31. For more information see the attached flyer. -- Sean Tesar 7/8/2015
Varsity Cheer will be washing cars again this Saturday, July 25th, next to the fire station from 10:00-2:00. The cheerleaders are ready to wash cars for donations. We are hoping all the football players will bring their cars too! Go Cards!!! -- Thanks in advance for your support, CHS Cheer (7/23/2015) CHS Cheer Car Wash(s)
July 18, 2015

Will Be Back Saturday
Misc. News: 16U Softball National Tournament / Patchworkers Meet / Free Tire Recycle
July 22, 2015

Rogers Co. Immunizations / Academic All Conference
KJRH: Rogers County Sheriff's Office releases sketch of Collinsville rape suspect (Occurred July 13th off Hwy 169 under Caney River Bridge per another TV report) -- 7/21/2015
The City of Collinsville is seeking a full-time Maintenance 1 or Maintenance 2 employee for the Cemetery and Parks Department. Starting wage is $10-$11/hr. based on experience. Knowledge and aptitude for all aspects of landscape maintenance required. Backhoe / mini-excavator experience a plus. Position includes an excellent benefits package with health, dental, vision, life insurance and retirement. Position also offers paid holidays off, sick leave and vacation time. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License. Drug testing required. For a complete job description contact Human Resources at 918-371-1010 ext. 2018. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, Collinsville, OK. 74021 or by email to melissaw@cityofcollinsville.com. -- posted 7/21/2015
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY- City of Collinsville is accepting applications a part time position in its sanitation department. Approximately 30 hours per week. 6AM- 12AM Monday-Friday. Starting salary $10 / hour. This position is part of the Sanitation Truck crew and assists in running the sanitation routes. Apply in person at City Hall, 106 N. 12th Street, Collinsville, OK 74021 or Email application to melissaw@cityofcollinsville.com -- posted 7/21/2015
Elementary Cheer Camp
July 13-16, 2015 (Online July 21st)

Taught By Varsity Cheerleaders
Schedule pickup information for high school, middle school and 6th grade is now on the school site -- Ted -- 7/21/2015 (for Aug. 4-6 ... or see calendar)
Check back for more on: Ok. Eagles big weekend in softball ... Levi Draper's big decision Monday ... Collinsville is 1st Tulsa Co. city to prohibit tobacco (& vaping) on city owned property ...
Details for Sand Volleyball
July 20, 2015

Considering 1-Player Tennis Options
Chelsea Renae (Roberts) Dine (Born: April 21, 1984 - Died: July 18, 2015) -- Funeral Service 3pm, Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Collinsville Free Will Baptist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Agenda For July 20th City Meet
July 19, 2015

Prohibiting Tobacco Products
School starts August 13th (Aug. Breakfast & Lunch Menus) Online 7/20/2015
Tri-County Fair August 20-21-22
Jodie Renee Butts (October 26, 1993 – July 14, 2015) Memorial service 11:00 AM on Monday, July 20, 2015 in the sanctuary of the Faith Fellowship Church -- Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso Cody Lee Asher Rodgers (December 7, 1995 - July 15, 2015) -- Services Sat. July 18, 2015 at Floral Haven Funeral Chapel in Broken Arrow
Cross Country Car Wash
July 11, 2015
(Online July 18th)
Fund Raiser For XC Boys & Girls Teams
check back for 7/18/2015 cheer car wash (The School cheer page is partIally updated for 2015-16) Youth football camps start this week ... not too late to sign up
Note: I'm just starting the upgrade of the school web site (www.collinsville.k12.ok.us/index) to reflect all of the moves to different campuses. The 2015-16 supply lists are now online there. Much of the other info there may be outdated until that conversion completes. I have just added the new student handbooks approved at the July 13th School Board meet: Herald, Upper, 6th Grade, Middle School, High School. -- Ted 2:30pm 7/17/2015
School Information From Lance West (pdf) -- 7/16/2015 Partial results from Monday's School Board Meet -- I'm still working on construction status & policy changes & student handbooks -- Ted 2:40pm Thurs 7/16 [construction status added: CHS gyms won't be finished when classes start Aug. 13th. Original gym should finish in September and practice gym should finish in October. -- Ted 4:40pm] -- Policy updates completed 8:20pm 7/17/2015
Alice Elizabeth Parks (Born: August 09, 1933 - Died: July 15, 2015) -- Funeral Service 2pm, Monday, July 20, 2015, in the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel Assuming Facebook is accurate in this case, there were suicides 7/14 and 7/15 for two former CHS students. I am not including names pending independent confirmation. -- Ted Wright -- noon 7/16/2015
Active schedules are also on the events page Oklahoma Tax Free Weekend (School Clothes) Aug. 7-9
Collinsville ECC Teacher "Camped Out" On White House Lawn
July 14, 2015

Kelly Overholt Part Of Girl Scout Event
Check back for results from Monday's school board meet. -- Ted 8:30pm Monday 7/13/2015 ... and a few photos from XC car wash and start of cheer camp.
Danita Kay Collier (Born: September 07, 1959 - Died: July 08, 2015) -- Memorial Service 1pm Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Faith Fellowship Church. -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Phillip Joe Ogle (Born: November 16, 1943 - Died: July 12, 2015) -- Graveside services 10am, Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Ridgelawn Cemetery -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
School Board Agenda For Monday July 13th
July 11, 2015

Yearly Budget Presentation / Student Handbook Updates
Meet The Band Directors
July 11, 2015

Band Booster Event Saturday
Misc. News: CHS 1990 Class Reunion Plans / Don't Be Fooled By Flooded Cars
July 9, 2015

Gail Young "All-American" / XC Car Wash Saturday
I put many of the Nifty Fifties prints from the June 13th reunion in the mail today. Hopefully the rest will be on their way tomorrow. -- Ted -- Thursday 7/9/2015 Preliminary August 2015 Calendar
ECC (Pre-K) Supply List -- 7/8/2015 Tulsa World Reports the Huge Macy's-Bloomingdale Fullfillment Center has begun operations -- 7/8/2015 Owasso Reporter on new "Morrow Place" development just south of Collinsville -- 7/9/2015
Ryan Scott Earls (Born: April 24, 1980 -- Died: July 07, 2015) -- CHS Grad -- Funeral Services 10am Friday, July 10, 2015, at the Faith Lutheran Church, 9222 N. Garnett Rd., Owasso -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home (Tuesday) Kevin Jones says today's passing league has been cancelled due to bad weather -- Ted 4:05pm Tuesday 7/7/2015
The Collinsville Fireworks show was great and started early (done by 9:20pm) to beat the thunder storm line headed this way --Ted 9:50pm Monday 7/6/2015 Independence Day Celebration
July 6, 2015

Fireworks & Family Fun At City Park
Velma Colleen Maynor (Born: December 15, 1938 -- Died: July 04, 2015) -- Oologah -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Misc. News: School Asphalt / Smelter Cleanup Equipment On-SIte
July 6, 2015

Chamber Picnic For City-County Employees
Agenda For July 6th City Meet
July 5, 2015

Police Shooting Range / Alley Closure
Fireworks Monday July 6th

2015 CHS Graduate Pages
Are Finally Complete -- 3:15pm Friday July 3rd -- Sorry for the delay this year! -- Ted Wright

(My next late project will be print orders for the Nifty Fifties Reunion)
Collinsville Fireworks Postponed Until Monday July 6th -- We are getting the word out that tonight's festivities have been postponed until Monday night. Staff have been in phone contact with Tulsa weather stations this morning and the chance of storms containing lightening and strong winds is too great this evening. The City is concerned about public safety and the decision to have the celebration moved to Monday evening July 6th was based on this concern.- Phil Stowell (City of Collinsville) -- 10:30am Thursday July 2, 2015
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