Feb. 2017 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... email Ted Wright: wrightted@aol.com ... Frequently Asked Questions
Misc. News: Mentor Coach / HRC 3rd Grade Winners / Summer Movies Move To Park
February 28, 2017
Choir Contest Winners / Proof Reading Mom
March Calendar Spring Break is March 13-17
Both CHS Girls & Boys Basketball Teams Are Regional Champs
February 25, 2017
Girls Beat Dell City In Thriller & Boys Beat Hale
JV Baseball Scrimmage
February 27, 2017
Red Team Hosted BA
The girl’s soccer scrimmage tonight at 6 pm has been canceled! -- Stacey Dutton 2/28/2017 Collinsville Downtown Inc. listing shows some of the current properties available downtown -- 2/28/2017
Collinsville Wrestling Team Is State Runner-Up
February 25, 2017
5A Title Went To Lawton Mac
State Titles For C Tanner, N Keim & E Tanner
More Pen Pal Adventures with Wil Shupe -- Cardinal Connection Video -- 2/27/2017
Check back for JV-Red Baseball photos from Monday
The City of Collinsville is seeking a full-time Maintenance II worker for the city’s Cemetery Department. This position participates in the general upkeep and maintenance of the City’s cemetery. Must have High school diploma, or equivalent. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License. Drug Testing and Background check required. Backhoe experience preferred. Please contact Human Resources 918.371.1010 ext. 2018 for a complete job description. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, Collinsville, OK. 74021 or by email to melissaw@cityofcollinsville.com. -- posted 2/27/2017
Check back later for a few photos from JV Red Baseball scrimmage with BA here today 2-27-2017 The soccer girls JV game against Mingo Valley has been moved to March 23rd at 7 pm. (instead of March 9th) -- Stacey Dutton 2/27/2017
Wonder if you can get you fajitas "to-go" Thursday (5:30 at Veterans Building) to support both Silver Dollar Cafe benefit and the Lady Cards Area Basketball game (6:30 at Webster)? -- Ted
Girls Basketball Regional Game 1
February 23, 2017
57-13 Win Over Nathan Hale
Boys Basketball Regional Game 1
February 24, 2017
62-44 Win Over Coweta (at EC)
Area Basketball - Girls play Tahlequah at Webster on Thursday at 6:30. Boys play Claremore on Friday at Will Rogers starting at 6:30. -- Jim Riley -- Sunday 2/26/2017
NEO Wrestler Wyatt Jordan (CHS 2015) is the 165 pound JUCO National Champion. -- Sat. Feb. 25, 2017
Soccer Scrimmage -vs- Clarm. Seq.
February 23, 2017
First Competition on New Field Turf
CHS wrestlers are 5A runners-up with individual titles for Caleb & Eli Tanner and Nate Keim. Girls & Boys basketball teams are both regional champs. -- more later -- Ted 12:30am Sunday -- (Tulsa World on Girl's Game) - (OKPreps on Collinsville Boys) -- (Seth Boomer TW Player of Week) -- (Mallory Vaughn -- Player of Week) Tulsa World State Wrestle Final Day Photos -- 2/25/2017 (& Day 1) + (Owasso Reporter)
1. MAC 91 2. Coweta 87 3. Cville 80 after Friday 5A State Wrestling: Collinsville has 4 in the finals. Caleb Tanner 113, Xavear Cullors 132, Nate Keim 145, and Eli Tanner 152. -- Christian Favalora (Owasso Reporter) 2/24/2017
Annual FFA Alumni Basketball & Pie Auction
February 23, 2017
During FFA Week
62-44 Boys Basketball win over Coweta (at East Central) Friday 2/24 Sat Feb. 25: 1:30 Girls BB here, 5:30 Wrestle Finals ~5:30, Boys BB 7pm -vs- Hale at EC

State Wrestling -- Nate Keim, Eli Tanner, Ryce Haymaker, Xavier Cullors, Caleb Tanner, Rocky Stephens, Gunner Ham, all in the semis. Connor Henson wrestling on. -- Cardinal Wrestling -- Friday afternoon 2/24/2017 -- [Hammond not competing - Influenza. - per Christian Favalora]

Please join us March 1, 2017, from 5:30-6:30 pm in the High School Commons for Lifelines: Suicide Prevention For Parents. The goal of the Lifelines Prevention Program is to create a competent community working together to keep our children safe. -- Collinsville Public Schools 2/23/2017 Fundraiser Monday Feb 27th For Tatum & Katie
February 24, 2017
Too Many Sick Kids!
CHS Basketball Girls Advance to Sat 1:30 -vs- Del City with 57-13 win over Nathan Hale. Del City beat Bishop Kelley 48.34 Thurs Feb. 23 CHS Soccer Girls tied Claremore Sequoyah 1-1 ... and boys won 4-0 (photos later) -- Feb. 23 The FFA Alumni again out-foxed the FFA students in a friendly basketball game before their pie auction Thursday. - Feb 23
Peggy Jean Henry (January 13, 1932 - February 21, 2017) -- Funeral Service Saturday, February 25, 2017 (11am) at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses,1011 E 116th Pl N., Owasso-- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Congrats to middle school chorus for 'superior' ratings in concert and contest today -- 2/23/2017    
Downtown Valentines
February 22, 2017
Provided By Elementary Students
Go Cardinals -- Take State! (Basketball & Wrestling) Busy Thursday... see calendar ... Cherokee Services, Herald Bingo, JV Baseball, FFA BB & Pies, Girls Regional BB
Howard Gene Summers (April 21, 1945 - February 21, 2017) -- Funeral services 2pm Friday, February 24, 2017 at the Collinsville Church of the Nazarene -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Collinsville Counselor Encouraging Kids To 'Wobble' To Stay Focused In Class -- Wobble Chairs for Herald Elementary -- NewsOn6 2/21/2017
Collinsville baseball scrimmage Tues has been moved to Union 2/21/2017 - Cards won 11-6 FFA at City Commission meet Tues. 2/21/2017 March 2nd Fundraiser Set For Silver Dollar Cafe
February 21, 2017
Fajitas Donated By Jalapeno Grill
5A State Wrestling brackets - per OSSAA -- 2/20/2017
Donald Wayne Thompson August 24, 1950 - February 17, 2017) -- Talala -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Regional Wrestling Coverage by Owasso Reporter -- 2/19/2017 -- State Qualifiers (regional top 4): Stevens, C.Tanner, Ham, Henson, Cullors, Hammond, Keim, E.Tanner, Haymaker. Choir News
February 16-17, 2017
CMS Contest Preview + Jazz Hockey Anthem
City Commission Agenda For (Tues.) Feb. 21
February 19, 2017

April Fun Run / FFA Week / Hwy 20 Prep
No School Monday Feb 20 -- City Trash Pickup moves to Tuesday
School 4-day Weekend Regional Wrestling report -- 9 qualified for State -- 2/18 Police Recover Stolen Guns In Collinsville -- Fox23 - 2/17/2017 Collinsville Police Training -- Owasso Reporter - 2/17
JV (White) Baseball Scrimmage
February 16, 2017

Here Thursday
CHS Basketball Wins Over Coweta
February 17, 2017

Senior Night Friday
More Misc. News: Sherwood-Shiever Engagement / Lt. Gov. Bails On Tax Plan
February 16, 2017

Gifted & Talented Students / Coach Wes Harding National Contender
Basketball Senior Night (Friday - Feb. 17) & Jazz Choir at Tulsa Hockey
Misc. News: Family Says Thank You / Blue Star Mothers Gather Supplies
February 16, 2017

Creative Writing For Youth & Adults
John Viskup Named Vice Chairman of the American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA) Board of Directors -- 2/16/2017 (Victory Energy)
Basketball Split With Claremore Here
February 14, 2017

Girls Won / Seth Boomer Over 1200 Career Points
No school Friday or Monday + Regional Wrestling at Claremore Katie Hoffman's "Galentine" Event on KOTV -- 2/14/2017
Collinsville mother needs your help after devastating fire -- KTUL 2/13/2017 Tim Bess will soon be Collinsville's newest School Board member (for a five year term) following the Feb. 14th election.
Harold Gene Smith (June 11, 1941 - February 13, 2017) -- Funeral Service Friday, February 17, 2017 (10am) at Church of the Nazarene -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home No JV Girls Basketball Friday (Feb. 17th) . JV Boys start at 5pm. Senior Night Also.
Next Year's (2017-18) School Calendar (pdf) -- 2/14/2017 - (or jpeg) School board results from Monday Feb. 13 Baseball - Today's JV Red game has been moved to Friday the 17th in Sand Springs @3:30. -- 2/14/2017
Please remember to vote Tuesday, 2/14/17, for Collinsville Public Schools Board of Education Seat #2, as well as Tulsa Technology Center Board of Education Seat #5. Visit the Tulsa County Election Board online to view sample ballots and locate your polling place.
Misc. News: Prather-Smith Engagement / Jazz Choir To Hockey / Jazz Band Does Burgers / Cherokee Candidates Listed
February 13, 2017

Senator Dossett Calls Governor's Tax Plan A "Shell Game"
Tentative March Calendar - 2/13/2017
Results from Enid Indoor Track Meet (Sat. Feb. 11, 2017) -- CHS Boys 8th & Girls 10th Facebook report has 7th grade basketball boys 1 point short in conference finals -- 2/12/2017
Based on an Instagram photo it appears the 9th Grade boys won the basketball conference championship Saturday Feb 11th -- Ted - Sunday Feb. 12 CDI reports Silver Dollar Cafe cleared to start serving food again (Monday 4pm) -- 2/12/2017
Vote Tuesday
CHS Wrestlers Are 5A Dual State Runner-Ups
February 11, 2017

2 Point Loss to Lawton Mac In Finals
Claremore will be hosting this year's 5A east wrestling regional. -- Jim Riley 2/10/2017
Collinsville Wrestlers are 5A Dual State Runner-ups with 28-30 loss to Lawton Mac in Finals at Shawnee Saturday. -- Feb. 11, 2017 -- Collinsville trailed 6-27 after 7 bouts ... then outscored Mac 22-3 in the next 7 bouts but still came up 2 points short.
Basketball at Skiatook Friday: Lady Cards won 56-37. Check back for boys results - Ted 7:20pm 2/10/2017 Misc. News: Merit Scholar Finalist / Two City Projects Set: Cemetery & Parking Lot
February 11, 2017

Two New CEF Trustees Named

School Board Agenda For Feb. 13th
February 10, 2017

Superintendent Rehire / Lawn Maintenance
Collinsville Wrestlers advance to noon Saturday at Dual State with 52-24 win over Piedmond Friday. Will take on Altus (52-21 Friday winner over Shawnee). Coweta eliminated Deer Creek & MacArthur eliminated Skiatook Friday -- per OSSAA 2/10/2017 - Bracket
Misc. News: SnoCones Saturday For Tatum / JrHi State Wrestlers
February 10, 2017

Chamber of Commerce Officers
Good Luck Wrestlers 2017 Youth Football Announcements - 2/10/2017
Cardinal Nation! The boys 7th and 9th grade basketball teams reach MLC finals. 9th grade play at noon Sat at home. 7th grade in Grove at noon on Sat. -- JIm Riley 2/9/2017 CHS basketball at Skiatook tonight (Feb. 10)
9th Grade Basketball Boys Advance In MLC
February 6, 2017

55-16 Win Over Glenpool Tuesday
Girls Basketball Loss To Tahlequah / Boys Won
February 7, 2017

Darci Chester Crowned Queen
Berniece Meyer (March 08, 1923 - February 07, 2017) -- Funeral Services 2pm Friday, February 10, 2017 at the -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel. School Board Election Feb. 14th - school district voters district-wide should vote between incumbent Kevin Morrison & challenger Tim Bess.
City Commission Met Feb. 6th
February 6, 2017

AG to CZ Zoning Change Approved
Tahlequah spoiled the girls half of Homecoming taking down the Lady Cards 39-48 but the boys won 58-47 with Darci Chester crowned by Tanner Curtis - Photos later -- Ted 9:45pm Tues 2/7/2017
Silver Dollar Cafe Cleanup & Recovery
February 7, 2017
Business & Historic Building Damaged Jan. 23rd
Cardinal Connection Video: MySpace & Pen Pals? -- 2/7/2017
FFA Week Info (Feb. 18-25) FFA Web Site FFA Spirit Week FFA Greenhand Quiz Parents
9th grade basketball boys beat Glenpool 55-16 Monday to advance to Thurs. 6pm in MLC conf. meet - Ted 7pm 2/6/2017 Dual State Wrestling brackets ... we start with Piedmont Friday noon -- Ted 7pm 2/6/2017
Tulsa Comm. John Smaligo talks critical road projects at Feb. 2 Collinsville Chamber -- per Owasso Reporter Collinsville wrestlers top Cushing 47-27 -- Owasso Reporter 2/3/2017
James Oscar (Bill) Holman (Aug. 31, 1923 - Feb. 1, 2017) World War II Veteran - Formerly with Holman Seed Farm In Collinsville - Funeral was Feb. 6th in Claremore -- Rice Funeral Home
More 2017 CHS Spring Schedules: 2017 Soccer 2017 Tennis 2017 Varsity Baseball JV Baseball (White) & (Red)
JrHi basketball conference tournament this week- 7th & 8th gr boys at Grove & girls at Glenpool- 9th gr boys at Collinsville - 2/6/2017 CHS Basketball Homecoming Tuesday Feb. 7th
Bids for surplus school vehicles due by 10am Wed. Feb. 8th -- 2/6/2017 2017 CHS Track Schedule (+ JrHi) -- HS to Enid (Indoor) Saturday -- 2/6/2017
City Commission meets today 5:30pm (Feb. 6) Noah Salazar named to State Superintendent Advisory Board -- Owasso Reporter 2/3/2017
Winter Guard will be competing at Broken Arrow high school on Saturday, Feb. 4th around 2:45. -- from Facebook 2/3/2017
Feb. 3, 2017 School Newsletter (pdf) -- 2/3/2017 Basketball at Grove Friday: Lady Cardinals won 39-29 ... but boys lost 30-42.
Ronald Gene Witten (February 25, 1931 - February 02, 2017) -- Funeral services 10am Wednesday, February 8 at West Main Event Center, 1011 W Main, Collinsville -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Carolyn Kay McVeigh (March 14, 1943 - February 03, 2017) -- Graveside services Tuesday, 2pm at Ridgelawn Cemetery -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Leland "Lee" Lawrence Matts (February 01, 1939 - February 02, 2017) Skiatook -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Nathan Fritts II (March 13, 1983 - January 31, 2017) Owasso -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Four CHS Cardinals Sign For College Football
January 31, 2017
Signed Letters Of Intent Tuesday (Draper Already at OU)
The Collinsville Fire Department is accepting applications for possible position of firefighter/medic until 5:00 p.m., February 17, 2017. Requirements: Must be between 18 and 45 years of age, must have a valid Oklahoma driver’s license, a good driving record is required, high school diploma or GED is required; Intermediate or AEMT in good standing in a Paramedic program or Paramedic to test is also required. Must pass the State Firefighter’s physical and agility physical, written test, oral interview and chief’s interview. Annual salary is approximately $31,000.00. Full benefits package including 100% of insurance premiums for employee. Applications are available at www.cityofcollinsville.com or Collinsville City Hall, 106 North 12th. -- posted 2/2/2017
Chromebook program at Collinsville High School passing the test this semester -- Tulsa World 2/1/2017
Note: I spent Thursday morning taking organization photos at CHS and spent Wednesday evening working on history for the Times Star newspaper. Just finished photo page for Tuesday night's thrilling basketball game. Will start on Wednesday college signing photos next. -- Ted 6:30pm Thurs. Feb. 2nd
Check back for photos of Boomer, Emmitt, Schaffner & Cochrane football signings today -- 2/1/2017 Cody Francis and Rocky Stephens will be at the Junior High State Wrestling Tournament Friday Feb. 3rd in OKC
Tulsa County Commissioner John Smaligo will be the speaker at the Feb. 2nd Chamber luncheon.  
2017 CHS Girl's Golf Schedule -- 1/23/2017 2017 CHS Men's Golf Schedule -- 1/25/2017
Darci Chester, Rylee DeLozier & Gail Young received their All-State Softball Jackets Friday during halftime of the basketball game. I'll have a photo for you later ... and the links are to preliminary versions of their 2017 senior pages. The only other one online early is Levi Draper. I hope to release more before the traditional May 1st release which has turned into mid-June the past two years. -- Ted 1/14/2017
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