August 2017 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) ... email Ted Wright: ... Frequently Asked Questions
XC Owasso XC Relays
August 31, 2017
JrHi Team Photos
Was that really August? -- never got above 98 degrees and was wet
Collinsville FFA is now selling blue and gold meat products! Sausage is $7, bacon is $17, and chicken is $20. See an FFA member or stop by the ag building to place your order!! -- 9/1/2017
Gary Wayne Gormley December 30, 1948 - August 29, 2017) -- Vera -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
FFA Fair News
August 19-26, 2017
Collinsville & Tulsa Co. Free Fairs
Oologah Football takes one from Collinsville in 7-16 defensive struggle Friday --Photos later Have a Safe Labor Day Weekend
Softball -vs- Memorial
August 28, 2017
Collinsville Won Easily
Man Shot Breaking Into Collinsville Home, Deputies Say -- NewsOn6 9/1/2017 Oologah Varsity Football Here Friday Sept. 1
Misc. News: 2017 Homecoming Will Be Different / Alumni Choir Invited
August 30, 2017
Wolf Shark Hats At ECC
Volleyball -vs- Berryhill
August 28, 2017
Collinsville Varsity Won
Preliminary Schedules:
No School Monday Sept. 4th (Labor Day) ... City Monday trash pickup moves to Tuesday Cheer Regional Assignments for Sept. 16th (CHS to Union) -- 8/29/2017
Collinsville JrHiSoftball Festival
August 21, 2017
A Few Photos From Bartlesville Game
Volleyball -vs- Tahlequah
August 22, 2017
Collinsville Hosted
Misc. CHS News: Solar Eclipse / Trophy Case
August 29, 2017
Tulsa Tech At CHS / New Yearbooks
Great win(s) tonight. Varsity in 3. Freshmen in 3. 8th grade in 3 and 7th grade in 2. -- Collinsville Volleyball Twitter Post 8/28/2017 I assume an easy CHS Softball win over Memorial (it was 14-0 when I left after 3 innings). Then saw JV Volleyball loss to Berryhill (13-25 & 20-25). Varsity Volleyball win over Berryhill was very close with 25-20, 26-24 & 26-24 scores and multiple officials delays. -- photos much later -- Ted 9:20pm Monday Aug. 28
Cross Country at Mohawk Park Thursday ... Oologah here for varsity football Friday ... more on calendar Make A Wish Foundation Wing, Wheels and Wishes Aug 26, 2017 (at Airman Acres) -- Norm Van Sickle Photos
7th Grade Volleyball
August 21, 2017
Beat Owasso Here
8th Grade Volleyball
August 21, 2017
Hosted Owasso Here
Collinsville Tri-County Fair
August 17-18-19, 2017
72nd Annual Community Fair
Softball -vs- Tahlequah
August 22, 2017
Lady Cards Lost Home Opener
CHS Football Scrimmage Wth Bartlesville
August 18, 2017
At Sallee Field
CHS Football Win Over East Central
August 25, 2017
47-0 In Season Opener Here
Owasso Reporter On Collinsville Library Improvements -- 8/25/2017 Collinsville Junior High Softball - Took care of business with another win vs Skiatook tonight! Shout out to lead-off batter Alyssa Jones for starting the game off with her stand up triple. Current record 8 wins, 3 losses and 1 tie.-- Facebook 8/24/2017
CHS Football Here Aug 25th Owasso Reporter: Thetford Twins team up against Tahlequah Softball -- 8/25/2017 Moving Sale -- Friday & Saturday September 1st & 2nd -- 13098 E 130th Street North Collinsville -- Furniture, dishes, took and misc.
Volleyball Hosted Cascia Hall
August 17, 2017
Varsity Home Opener
Freshman Volleyball -vs- Cascia Hall
August 17, 2017
9th Won Home Opener
7th-8th-9th Football Team Photos
August 12, 2017
7th-8th Cheer Squad Photo
Meet The Cardinals
August 17, 2017
1st-12th Football Players & Cheer + Band
Ryan Haymaker has earned a walk-on spot on the OSU football team -- Twitter Announcement 8/23/2017 A few Collinsville grads reflect on 2015 title run, their college football experience -- By Christian Favalora (Owasso Reporter) 8/24/2017
Fresh Paint Days
August 23, 2017
Collinsville Downtown Inc. Project
Collinsville hosts East Central for HS Football Friday night Aug. 25th Airman Acres plane, car & bike show Saturday Aug. 26
August 14th School Board Results ... including all school employees subject to drug testing -- 8/23/2017 "Morrow Home Place" Officially An Oklahoma Centennial Ranch -- Tulsa World 8/23/2017 -- Owner Kathleen Morrow is a CHS 1967 Grad. -- 2007 Sample Previous Coverage
The Collinsville Church of Christ will be celebrating their 80th anniversary Sat. Aug 26 (6-9pm) and Sunday during regular services. -- 8/23/2017 Helen Louise Pasdach (May 06, 1943 - August 21, 2017) -- Funeral services 10am Wed., August 30, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Collinsville -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Collinsville varsity volleyball loss to Tahlequah 16-25, 25-22, 18-25, 21-25 -- Aug. 22 (video) Collinsville varsity softball loss to Tahlequah 1-4. -- Aug. 22 (photos much later)
Clifford Gene Plett (September 14, 1932 - August 20, 2017) -- Ramona -- Funeral services, 2:00 p.m., Monday, August 28, 2017 at the Faith Fellowship Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Donald Eugene Austin (July 13, 1951 - August 17, 2017) -- CHS 1969 Grad -- Memorial service is 10am Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Fort Gibson's First Methodist Church Great softball festival JH Cardinals! We ended with a win against Bartlesville and Sapulpa and tied with Owasso. Another shout out to Bailee Campbell with another bomb over left field! -- Collinsville Junior High Softball Facebook 8/22/2017
2017 CHS Football Team Photos
August 12, 2017
Season Starts Friday August 25
Kyle Linscomb sentenced to 20 years for shooting at officer -- Owasso Reporter 8/21/2017
Trent Brown (Wrestling/Football Report) -- Owasso Reporter 8/22/2017 Cole Dugger (Football Report) -- Owasso Reporter 8/22/2017 District 5A-4 Football Preview: Collinsville embraces the dark horse role -- By Christian Favalora (Owasso Reporter) 8/22/2017
August 22 (Tues): Collinsville Softball hosts Tahlequah, Collinsville Volleyball hosts Tahlequah, while JrHi Football scrimmages Edison here Just a few more days! -- Collinsville Varsity Football hosts East Central to start the 2017 season Friday August 25th -- Band is ready also.
Today is eclipse day ... view safely. Also Library was set to re-open today but still looks like a construction zone? JrHi softball (morning) and volleyball (afternoon) today. -- Ted 8:30am Aug. 21, 2017 JrHi Softball was leading Bartlesville 4-2 in 2nd. Jim Riley says Festival games will take a break during eclipse. -- 8/21 Owasso Reporter Ranks Collinsville Football Opponents -- 8/21
OU Freshman Levi Draper suffers season ending shoulder injury -- 8/19/2017 Draper Shoulder -- per Owasso Reporter -- 8/19 Check back for several days worth of news backlog (last Saturday's football media day page still not started) -- Ted - Sunday 8/20/2017
2017 CCC Band Photos
August 11, 2017
Preparing For Football Games & Marching Contests
Carolyn M. Rable (February 05, 1940 - August 17, 2017) -- Graveside Service: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Council Hill Cemetery, Council Hill, OK. -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Friday August 18: 5pm Football Scrimmage here + 6:30pm Swine Show at Fair Barns Volleyball Last night: 9th won 25-6 & 25-14, JV won 2 of 3, Varsity lost 9-25,19-25, 12-25 to Cascia Hall -- photos later -- Ted 8/18/2017 Dr. Linda (Henshall) Wilson (CHS 1970) on Chan 6 with Oreo Moon Phases -- August 17, 2017
Kenneth Ray Jones (December 19, 1995 - July 24, 2017) -- Memorial Service Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (2:00 PM) at Faith Fellowship Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
School Classes start Thursday & Fair starts Thursday Results from Aug. 7th city meet: plaza bid approved ... still waiting on drawing -- 8/16/2017
Status Update: I've barely started on the band photo page and now almost time for volleyball and Meet Cards (I'm gonna have to skip the dog show). Hope to start on the football photo page by late Friday before the scrimmage. -- Ted 4:40 Thursday 8/17
JrHi Softball Starts With Two WIns Over Skiatook
August 10, 2017
Also Team Photo
2017 CHS Cheer Squad Photos
August 12, 2017
Ready For Football & Cheer Competitions
Public Works Director- the City of Collinsville is seeking a full time Public Works Director. This position is responsible for directing all aspects of the Public Works Department. The Director shall plan, organize, implement and supervise activities related to the electric distribution system, water and sanitary sewer distribution systems, water and wastewater treatment systems, streets, parks, storm water system, refuse and Cemetery. Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver license. Degree in relevant field highly desired. Education and experience will be reviewed. Full benefit package is available. Drug testing required. Applications are available at City Hall, 106 N. 12th, and Collinsville, OK 74021 or online at Applications can be e-mailed to, resume’s will not be accepted unless accompanied with an application. --posted 8/14/2017
2017 Volleyball Team Photos
August 9, 2017
Varsity, JV & Frosh
Check back for 8/14 school board results Meet The Teacher -- Tuesday Aug. 15th Youth Football 2017 Home Schedule -- 8/15/2017
Misc. News: ECC Supplies / Library Steps / TTCU Check
August 14, 2017
Victory Cemetery History? / Fair This Week
The volleyball games with Claremore at Claremore on Tuesday have been canceled. -- Jim Riley 8/14/2017
Check back for band, cheer & football group photos Collinsville Tri-County Fair starts Thursday ... also first day of school ... along with Meet Cards Madison O'Dell has announced her committment to UCO for golf (via Twitter) -- 8/13/2017  
New Teachers Reported
August 11, 2017
17 New Faces For 2017-18
Misc. News: Casey's General Store / Rendering Plant Odor / Meet Cards
August 13, 2017
Band - PlanetSub / Wings-Wheels-Wishes
School Board Agenda For August 14
August 11, 2017

New Teachers, Coaches Manual, Meal Prices
Jim Riley reports a 1-2 varsity softball loss at Skiatook. I stayed here for a 7-6 JrHi win over Skiatook in the first 5 inning game. The Collinsville JrHi girls were cruising with a 7-1 lead into the 5th but needed a game saving snag by J. Miller at 2nd to stop the rally. JrHi photos later. -- Ted -- I hear the JrHi also won the 2nd game Thursday August 10th.
2017 Softball Team Photos
August 9, 2017
Season Has Started
2017 Cross Country Team Photos
August 9, 2017
Boys & Girls Teams Run 3.2 Miles
Owasso Preps: Nate Sinni, Spencer Oslin -- By Christian Favalora (Owasso Reporter) - Aug. 8, 2017
JrHi Football Schedule Update: JH Ftbl scrimmage on Tuesday Aug 22 vs Tulsa Edison at Sallee Field starting at 5:30. -- Jim Riley 8/10/2017
Volleyball Scrimmage
August 4, 2017
-vs- BA At Owasso
Cross Country Washed Cars
August 5, 2017
First Meet Is August 26th
The city commission awarded the bid for a $254K city plaza and also approved an emergency to expedite the building of a new Casey's General Store at 9th and Main. -- more later -- Ted 6:45pm 8/7/2017
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. -- posted 8/7/2017
Misc. News: Smelter Cleanup Status Letter From DEQ
August 7, 2017
Eagle Scout Trail Bridge / Airman Acres Fly-in
Meet The Teacher Aug. 15th Meet The Cardinals Aug. 17th
Library is closed for remodeling and CHS football practice started in cool fog this morning. -- Ted 8/7/2017 Coach Reeder will be selling All Sports Passes on Wed. Aug. 9th from 8:00-11:00 in the HS commons during schedule pick up. Passes will $5 for employee children and $50 for students. He will also be selling them at the HS before school and at lunch after school starts. -- Jim Riley 8/7/2017
FFA Officers Retreat
August 4, 2017
Plans For 2017-18 School Year
Earl Sears Spoke To Chamber
August 3, 2017
Reported On His 11th Legislative Session
Maribelle Easterwood Davidson (December 31, 1935 - July 26, 2017) -- Memorial services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
City Agenda For Monday Aug. 7th
August 3, 2017
City Plaza Project Bids
CNP Angel Fund Garage Sale Fri&Sat at Wilson (August 4-5) Cross Country Car Wash at Fire Station Sat Aug 5
Shirley Lea Williams (March 23, 1936 - July 31, 2017) Vinita -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Tentative September 2017 Calendar -- 8/2/2017 Check back for coverage of Rep. Earl Sears at Collinsville Chamber 8/3/2017 Supply Lists
Sixth Grade Schedule Pickup Working together: Owasso, Collinsville special needs students complete summer work program -- Owasso Reporter 8/1/2017
Park Board Meeting
August 1, 2017

Thursday At City Hall
There will be a special session of the park board 4pm August 3rd (after not having a quorum for the July 18th regular meeting). Some of the topics listed are: the large pavilion, parking, lighting, pool (unlikely), and possibly meeting monthly again instead of quarterly. They meet at city hall and it is a public meeting. -- Ted Wright 8/1/2017
Oklahoma Sales Tax Holiday Set for August 4-5-6, 2017
Collinsville Walking Tour Needs Volunteers (Contact Chamber of Commerce) -- NewsOn6 -- 7/5/2017 -- [or you could just make an appointment and visit the Newspaper Museum In Collinsville --] The Chamber office will be closed Friday, July 7 - Friday, July 14. We will reopen on Monday, July 17. We apologize for any inconvenience. -- 7/6/2017
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