Jan. 2017 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... email Ted Wright: wrightted@aol.com ... Frequently Asked Questions
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
Thrilling Finish To Pryor Basketball Boys OT Game
January 31, 2017
CHS Girls Won Also
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
Gage Powers Signs For Soccer
January 31, 2017
At Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Misc. News: More FFA Egg / Dossett School Testing / Free Pancake Breakfast
January 31, 2017
Library Events / 9U Baseball / Track Gear
7th Grade Basketball Boys
January 24, 2017
Team Photo
CHS Basketball at home -vs- Pryor Jan 31 - Girls won 48-39. Boys won on shot at the buzzer at end of overtime 59-58. Cooper Fenderson with the game winner. -- (Video) Feb. Calendar
Widening of Garnett Road - per Owasso Reporter 1/27/2017 Check back for Gage Powers' signing for soccer at Oklahoma Wesleyan Univ. Tues. -- Ted Jan.31, 2017 (& 4 more signings Wed.)
21-year-old Dylan James died in a one-vehicle car crash in Tulsa early Monday morning -- NewsOn6 -- Jan 30, 2017 -- (CHS 2013 Grad) -- (Obituary) Tulsa County Commissioner John Smaligo will be the speaker at the Feb. 2nd Chamber luncheon.
CHS Baseball Diamond Dinner
January 28, 2017
Chip Brim Was Speaker

Chamber Banquet 2017
January 28, 2017
Annual Installation & Awards

The CHS Basketball teams won at Glenpool Friday (Girls 56-30) & (Boys 45-23) -- 1/27/2017
Claremore Now Winner of Dual with previous tie-breaker decision reversed -- per Owasso Reporter -- 1/27/2017 Close Wrestling Win Over Claremore -- Per Owasso reporter 1/26/2017 -- now reversed

The Cardinal Wrestling team beat Claremore 34-33 and Skiatook 49-27 at Skiatook Thursday. -- Jim Riley 1/27/2017

Misc. News: Football & Band Honors / FFA Shell-less Egg Hatching
January 26, 2017
CHS Golf Schedules
CHS Basketball Homecoming Is Feb. 7th
January 26, 2017
Queen Darci Chester & KingTanner Curtis
A two motor vehicle accident (with a fire) was responded to by Collinsville Rural Fire at about 7:45am Thursday morning at Highway 20 and Memorial. They reported one fatality and another patient extracted and lifeflighted for treatment. -- 1/26/2017 -- (NewsOn6 1/26/2017) -- [Sperry Woman killed in Collinsville Crash -- Owasso Reporter]
Congratulations to Levi Draper, Seth Boomer and Brett Erickson for being selected as 5A Football All Stars!!! Additionally congratulations to Levi for being selected to the OCA All State team!!! -- Kevin Jones Jan. 24, 2017
Misc. News: Colton Turnbull To Family Pharmacy / Basketball Girls Won Lincoln Christian Tourney
January 25, 2017
All-State Band Rehersals / Sunrise
Saturday Jan 28: Chamber & Baseball Banquets Shop Collinsville
Thank you to Rick Well (NewsOn6) for the TV news coverage of the "Newspaper Museum In Collinsville " today -- Ted wright 1/24/2016 -- Clarification: The Wright family (starting with W.L. Wright in 1899) published "The Collinsville News" for 88 years until my dad (John Wright) sold in 1987. Under different management the total years of that newspaper was 115 years. And there is a nice newspaper museum in Guthrie and perhaps others in Oklahoma? If you would like to visit the "Newspaper Museum In Collinsville" send me an email: wrightted@aol.com -- Ted
Check the 6pm Channel 6 News this evening for a Rick Wells segment on the "Newspaper Museum In Collinsville" -- Ted 1/24/2017
Cathy Loraine Whitten (April 30, 1948 - January 22, 2017) -- Funeral services 10am, Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Free Will Baptist Church in Skiatook -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Collinsville Man (Eric Coager) Gets Prison For Fatal Oologah Dam Crash -- NewsOn6 -- 1/23/2017 Collinsville Wrestlers at Owasso Duals (last week) -- Owasso Reporter 2017 CHS Girl's Golf Schedule -- 1/23/2017 2017 CHS Men's Golf Schedule -- 1/25/2017

Silver Dollar Cafe Front Wall Collapsed by Vehicle Crash
January 23, 2017

Driver Minor Injuries - Building Unoccupied

Jan 3, 2009 Smoke + old photos ->

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Joan Garrett (September 16, 1933 - January 21, 2017) -- Funeral at Collinsville First Baptist Church, Wednesday January 25, 2017 at 2:00.-- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Henry Ray Graham May 06, 1941 - January 22, 2017) -- Memorial Services will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, Janaury 25, 2017 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel.
2017 Miss Collinsville Pageant
January 21, 2017

Maybree Rittenhouse & Alyssa Payne Selected
5A Lady Cardinals win the Lincoln Christian Tourney. Congratulations to Mallory Vaughn & Brittany Kickapoo named to the All-tournament Team! -- Roberta Kickapoo 1/21/2017 -- (Photos)
The high school portion of the wrestling dual at Sand Springs Tuesday has been cancelled but the JrHi will still wrestle. -- Jim Riley 1/22/2017
Collinsville Basketball Girls won 47-45 over Metro Christian (Friday at Lincoln Christian Tournament) to advance to 7pm Sat. Final with Tahlequah Sequoyah. The Cardinal Basketball lost Friday 49-57 to Lincoln Christian and will play for 3rd place Sat at 5pm -vs- Metro Christian. - per multiple Twitter reports
Cardinal Nation! The Cardinal Wrestling team beat Comanche 41-33 in the first round of the Owasso dual tournament. Next match at approx 3:30 -- Jim Riley -- Friday 1/20/2017 A Fun Cardinal Connections Video by Wil Shupe -- 1/20/2017
Inauguration of President Donald Trump today (45th US President) - Jan 20, 2017 - (ABC Peview & photos) -- President Obama ends 8 Year Term + (Tulsa World Story)
David William Hansche (November 03, 1942 - January 19, 2017) Vera -- A Private Family Service will be held.-- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Thursday at Lincoln Christian Basketball Tournament: Lady Cards beat Christ Prep 63-14 and Cardinal Guys 77-30. Will play again Friday. -- 1/19/2017 Both 5A Collinsville Cardinal Teams advance to the 2nd round of the Lincoln Christian Tourney. Girls play @7pm vs Metro & Boys play @8:30 vs LC Friday. -- Robera Kickapoo 1/20/2017 Miss Collinsville Pageant 6pm Sat.Jan 21 at CHS
Misc. News: JrHi Wrestlers Are MLC Champs / CHS Basketball Royalty Announced
January 19, 2017

Garnett Widen 106th to 116th / Oologah Historical Society
8th Grade Boys Basketball
January 12, 2017

Team Photo
Results for Jan 17th Park Board Meet & City Commission Meet -- 1/18/2017 Friday January 20 is the last day to apply for Voter Registration for the February 14 election (School Board: Kevin Morrison -vs- Tim Bess).
CHS Basketball: Lady Cards prevail over Claremore 54-47!!!!! - Per Cardinal Connection Tweet 1/17/2017 Collinsville's Mallory Vaughn with 20 points and Brittany Kickapoo with 12 points, eight rebounds, five assists. - per Mike Brown Tweet 1/17/2017 -- (Tulsa World Coverage)

Final: Claremore Zebras defeat Collinsville Cardinals 69-60 - per OKPREPS Tweet 1/17/2017

Cardinal Nation! The JH Wrestling team is wrestling Skiatook for MLC Dual Championship right now in Skiatook. -- Jim Riley Monday 1/16/2017 -- Later reports say Collinsville won! Misc. News: All-State Choir / Band Masonic Check
January 17, 2017

Baseball Diamond Dinner / Miss Collinsville Pageant
All-State Softball Jackets Presented
January 16, 2017

Also Team Academic Award
Collinsville Basketball Wins Over Skiatook
January 13, 2017

Girls 44-25 & Boys 72-37 Here Friday
Misc. News: 12th Street Bridge Re-Opened
January 16, 2017

Pharmacy Drive-Thru / Park Board & Planning Commission Agendas
Cardinal Wrestling Team finished 3rd at Sapulpa. C. Tanner, Ham and Keim win individual Championships. -- Jim Riley 1/14/2017
Misc. News: Ice Event Minor / Soccer Set Up
January 15, 2017

High School Flashing Sign Being Restored
City Commission January 17th Agenda
January 15, 2017

Public Hearing: 823 S. 12th (Nuisance)
Major Cemetery Improvements
7th Grade Girls Basketball
January 12, 2017

Team Photo
8th Grade Girls Basketball
January 12, 2017

Team Photo
JrHi Wrestlers Beat Owasso 52-30
January 12, 2017

Here Thursday + Team Photo
CHS Wrestlers Beat Owasso 56-18
January 12, 2017

Queen Rhianna Hawkins / King Eli Tanner
Check back for Tues. 1/17 city commission agenda Seeing more ice gathering on the trees in my backyard - Ted -- 3:30pm Saturday Jan. 14, 2017 Joseph Kesterson (February 20, 1926 - January 13, 2017) -- Funeral services will be 10am Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
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
Check back later for photos from a pair of Varsity Basketball wins over Skiatook Friday. After I finish Thurs. Wrestle/Homecoming. PLEASE NOTE: City Hall will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. All trash pick-up normally scheduled on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
The South 12th Street bridge is now open. -- according to Collinsville Police Department Tweet -- Jan. 13, 2017 Feb. 4th Prom Dress Consignment Sale -- If anyone has any questions they can contact Dana Roberts@ 918-521-8122 or they can visit the Facebook Event Page for updates. - 1/13/2017
Cardinals Wrestlers Swept District Quad
January 10, 2017

Qualify for Dual State With Wins Over Miami, Memorial & Hale On Senior Night
8:15am Friday Jan. 13th: Collinsville schools are in session. Temps just at or below freezing has ice on windshields but roads warm enough to be clear for now. -- Ted
School Newsletter (pdf) Jan 12, 2017 Collinsville won the HS & JrHi wrestling duals over Owasso Thursday ... I won't start working on those photos until I wrap up Tuesday's District Quad photo page. -- Ted 8pm Jan 12th -- Congratulations to Queen Rhianna Hawkins and King Eli Tanner
Wrestling Homecoming Ceremonies tonight (after 5pm JrHi matches) -- Collinsville hosts Owasso -- 1/12/2017 Norm Van Sickle's Photos for CHS Boys Basketball -vs- Fort Gibson (at Oologah) Friday & weekend school sports activities are uncertain with the icy road potential - check back for updates -- school is already out Monday for MLK Day  
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 -- 1/12/2017
JrHi Basketball -vs- Tahlequah
January 9, 2017

7th & 8th Games Monday
CHS Basketball Tues at Tahlequah: The Lady Cardinals are now 9-1 so far with a Win over Tahlequah 54-49. The Cardinal Boys came up short in a 79-74 OT loss. -- 1/10/2016 OKPreps: Wrestle Preview (Eli Tanner & Nate Keim mentions) -- Jan 10th -- Tulsa World
Wrestling District Quad at Collinsville (Jan 10th) -- Collinsville beat Miami 66-12; Memorial 78-0; and Hale 71-12 ... to qualify for Dual State later on Wrestlers host Owasso Thursday (& Homecoming coronation) - JrHi starts at 5pm Jan. 12th. (& they travel to Sapulpa Sat.) No school Monday Jan. 16th
City Now Offers Online Sign-Up For "No-Knock" List
January 9, 2017

Revised Ordinance Approved In May 2016
Mallory Vaughn On Tulsa World watch list for girls basketball -- 1/9/2017 OU's Christian Moody is Big 12 Wrestler of the Week -- 1/9/2017 -- CHS 2015
Donald Dean Lenaburg (November 8, 1931 – December 27, 2016) -- Mowery Funeral Home
More on Geary Wrestling Tournament -- Owasso Reporter 1/9/2017
Levi Draper Played In Army All-American Bowl
January 7, 2017

Former Cardinal / Future Sooner Played Well
Misc. News: Miss Collinsville & Stars Jan. 21st
January 8, 2017

Town History At Chamber / 12th Street Bridge

School Board Agenda For Jan 9th
January 7, 2017

Lawn Maintenance / Property Liability Ins.
3 Cardinal Wrestlers medal at Geary. Nate Keim 2nd, Jared Campbell 4th and Jake Ham 5th place the Oldest Tournament in the Nation. -- Jim Riley 1/7/2017
Cardinal Nation! Nate Keim is in the finals of the Geary Tournament. -- Jim Riley Sat. 1/7/2017 Cardinal Basketball Boys finish 2nd at Oologah. Seth Boomer makes all tournament team. -- Jim Riley 1/7/2017
FYI -- I have now finished archiving my 2015 photos .. so am now back to just being one full year behind on that task. Sizes of by-sport files are also updated to reflect those photos. Will likely be summer 2017 before I get back to archiving 2016. -- Ted 1/7/2017
Cardinal Basketball Boys beat Lincoln Christian 57-53 to advance to Oologah finals. Will play at 8:30 on Sat. -- Jim Riley 1/5/2017 (They will play udefeated Fort Gibson Sat.) Collinsville History Discussed At Jan. 5th Chamber of Commerce Meeting -- Owasso Reporter 1/5/2016
Frank Reynolds 1939-2016
January 5, 2017

1958 CHS Grad Lived In Checotah
Shorthanded Cardinal Wrestlers Lost Dual at Neosho Tuesday -- Matches wrestled we won 27-15. We forfeited 4 weights which is 24 pts. Lost the dual 39-27. We won 7 of the 10 matches wrestled. -- per Jim Riley 1/4/2016 Order your Collinsville Middle School Yearbook by 3/1/2017
CHS Basketball Boys Defeat Wagoner
January 3, 2017

OpeninRound At Oologah Tournament
Samuel Justin Allen Gieseking (January 26, 1979 - December 24, 2016) -- Funeral services will 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the First Baptist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
City Commission January 3rd Agenda
January 2, 2017

Public Hearing: 823 S. 12th (Nuisance)
NW Corner 136thSt and Hwy 169 (Annex)
CHS Boys Basketball at Oologah Tournament (5:30pm Tuesday Jan. 3rd -vs- Wagoner). Collinsville beat Wagoner 45-38 and will play again Thursday 5:30.
Classes resume for students Thurs. Jan. 5th
Enalow "E.L." Lee Byrom (February 18, 1931 - December 31, 2016) -- A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at the Ridgelawn Cemetery-- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home. Cody Thompson (29) dead after New Years shooting in Rogers Co. -- per Chan 6 TV -- 1/1/2017 -- (CHS 2007 Grad)
Cody Lee Thompson (April 01, 1989 - January 01, 2017) -- Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the Collinsville Free Will Baptist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
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