June 2017 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... email Ted Wright: wrightted@aol.com ... Frequently Asked Questions
Misc. News: Elem. Girls Basketball Camp / Cherokee $3K Police Donation
June 30, 2017
Brittany Kickapoo Native Top 50
check back later for Independence Day photos Happy Birthday America
City of Collinsville Oklahoma Government -- Independence Day Celebration (Sat. July 1)
Where to park? We will have shuttles running from the High School Parking lot to and from the Independence Day Celebration in the park from 4:00 pm until after the fireworks show. There will be handicapped ONLY parking at the park near the Splash Pad. Avoid the hassle of finding parking nearby and park at the High School and ride the shuttle. There will NO PARKING inside the park.
Collinsville Chamber working to preserve pieces of town’s past -- Owasso Reporter -- June 28, 2017 July 6th -- Guns N Hoses Blood Drive City Agenda For Monday July 3rd
June 30, 2017
Safe Routes To School Agreement
Nifty Fifties folks: I finally started on your print orders yesterday (19 days after your reunion) so it will be awhile longer before those are in the mail. -- Friday June 30, 2017

Tyson Baker & Alyssa Cohenour Married During St. Louis Cardinal Baseball Game
June 30, 2017
Reach Clothing Owner

Two Collinsville men hospitalized after being critically injured in alcohol-related crash (Wednesday) -- Owasso Reporter 6/29/2017 -- Anthony Jackson (23 ) & Andrew Doubleboers (26)
Sat. July 1st Parade & Fireworks
Small CHS 1969 Class Gathering
June 24, 2017
Hope To Repeat Quarterly
West Nile Mosquito Found Here
June 27, 2017
One of Two In Tulsa County In Past Week
Elenora Rebecca Hobbs (June 19, 1942 - June 26, 2017) -- Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home (or graveside at Ridgelawn at 10am?) Results from Monday June 26 School Board Meet including the revised wellness policy that will further restrict "unhealthy" food brought to or advertised at school; new buses will be air conditioned. -- Ted 6/28/2017
CHS 1967 Class Celebrates 50 Years
June 23-24, 2017
Met Friday & Saturday Evenings
Collinsville: Sophomore speed could help the Cardinals -- Boys Basketball-- by Owasso Reporter 6/26/2017 Enjoy Summer
Collinsville Jr High Summer Pride begins July 5th - a video message from Coach Tom Redding 6/24/2017 Check back later for a few photos from CHS 1967 (50th) Reunion and a small CHS 1969 gathering Sat. June 24th Misc. News: Kickapoo Native All-State / JrHi Cheer Camp
June 25, 2017
Summer Baseball-Softball Sample
Collinsville "Survivor Tree" Is Gone
June 23, 2017
Planted Here In 2008 From OKC Tree Seedling
Collinsville Parents, If your kids are going to participate in athletics in Collinsville Public School. Please make sure you go to the School website and complete the appropriate forms online. Go to collinsville.k12.ok.us click on Activities. click on Athletics. click on Athletic Forms. Fill out all forms required for your age group. -- Jim Riley 6/23/2017
School Board Agenda For June 26
June 22, 2017

Annual Budget & Contract Renewals
Results from June 12 School Board Meet -- 6/22/2017 Partial Results from June 19 City Meet -- 6/22/2017
Collinsville Chamber of Commerce (6/21/2017 Update):
Good news! We were able to reschedule our showing of Rogue One! The new date is next Thursday, June 29th. Same time, same place.
Note: Thursday (June 22) "Sing" will be shown at the park & June 29th is a retry for "Rouge One" interrupted by bad weather June 15th
Collinsville woman gets life sentence in stabbing of boyfriend she reportedly also ran over with car -- Tulsa World -- 6/20/2017 Collinsville Independence Day Activities On Saturday July 1st
June 21, 2017
Parade & Fireworks & Much More
Ryan Powell - RN at St. Francis -- Youtube -- June 2017 CHS 1967 & 1969 gatherings this weekend
2017 Nifty Fifties Reunion
June 10, 2017

CHS 1950s Grads Gather For 17th Annual
Education Foundation Golf Fundraiser
June 12, 2017
Supports Teacher Academic Grants
Boys Basketball: Collinsville's summer experiment hinges on speed -- Owasso Reporter 6/19/2017 Football: Grayson Boomer's recruitment heats up -- Owasso Reporter 6/19/2017
Misc. News: Library Summer Reading Kicks Off With OSU Insects
June 19, 2017

Summer Camps: Girls Soccer & Boys Basketball
6/19/2017 City Meet .. Center Street project contract approved ... 120 day project .. drainage improvements with asphalt roadway with brick intersections.
Shane Keim Named Tulsa Hale HS Athletic Director (& English Teacher) -- Tulsa World 6/18/2017
City Commission Hears Utility Fee Increase Recommendation
June 5, 2017

City Electrical Dept. Safety Award
City Utility Fee Increases Approved
June 15, 2017
Yearly Budget Approved Assumed Increased Fees
Misc. News: Katie Ellis First Pitch & Last Chemo / Police Honors For Linzy & Smith
June 17, 2017

VFW Auxillary / JOM Summer School
Herald Elementary Co-Workers Join Collinsville School Counselor's Sweater Prank -- NewsOn6 6/16/2017
Hogs 'N' Hot Rods
June 10, 2017

16th Annual Downtown Inc. Event
Mia Bowers was honorable mention "All-World" Soccer by the Tulsa World -- 6/14/2017 Sat. June 17 - 8am City Online Auction For Unclaimed Bikes
Bret Dean Hunt (October 09, 1959 - June 15, 2017) -- Memorial service 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Note: The Chamber outdoor movie (Rogue One) was halted at 9:42pm before the big gust front (50-60MPH?) arrrived in Collinsville about 10pm Thurs 6/15/2017.
You could see up to a $20 increase monthly in your city utility bill following base rate increases approved 6/15/2017 ... I just found out (3pm today from someone other than the city) that the city is holding a special session today at 6pm to raise a bunch of fees for Collinsville citizens. It is a "Public Hearing" ... you'd think they would want people to know about it? -- Ted Wright 3:15pm June 15, 2017 -- note: I just got my copy of the agenda from the city in a 3:12pm email.
2017 CHS All-State Summary
June 14, 2017

All-State Games In June & July
Father's Day Sunday June 18
The school enrollment center will be closed June 15-19.
Historical photos at Collinsville Library Wednesday June 14th (11am) -- Thank you to those that attended - might schedule a followup session later -- Ted Check back for backlog of June photos
Free Movies In City Park
June 1, 2017

4 Thursdays In June - Provided By Chamber
June Chamber Of Commerce Meet
June 1, 2017

Police Chief Jimmie Richey Spoke
Chandler Cole on Tulsa World's "All-World" Track Team -- 6/12/2017 -- Honorable Mentions: Collinsville: Seth Boomer, Malcom Tillman, Hayden West "All World" Baseball Honorable Mentions: Alex Austin, Cale Crutchfield, Brett Erickson, Brannon Jordan, Chase Lorg, Hayden Minton, Dylan Russell, Nick Sunday. -- Tulsa World 6/10/2017
Collinsville Services For Michael Jack Before Burial At Ft. Gibson National Cemetery
June 7-9, 2017

Wounds From Afghanistan
Tommie Phillip (Phil) Howland [December 1, 1950 ~ June 1, 2017 (age 66)] -- CHS 1969 Graduate -- Reynolds Funeral Home
Hogs 'N' Hot Rods - Sat. June 10th ... check back for photos
Nifty Fifties Reunion - Sat June 10 ... check back for photos
CEF Golf - Mon June 12 ... check back for photos
2017 Softball East Allstars take the field tomorrow at Oklahoma Christian University starting at 10:30am at Tom Heath Field -- Mike Henry 6/9/2017 I'm getting close to finally finishing up May photo pages ... hopefully that will happen before the flood of photos from Hogs-Nifty-CEF Golf -- Ted 8:45pm Friday 6/9/2017 -- May is done - Sunday morning
Janice Kay (Nash) Lane (August 16, 1953 ~ May 11, 2017 (age 63)) -- Memorial Service Saturday May 20, 2017 (2:00 PM) at Church of the Nazarene -- Reynolds Funeral Home
School Board Agenda For June 12
June 9, 2017

Annual Contract Renewals
  Edward Lee Isam, Sr. (January 09, 1948 - June 07, 2017) -- Funeral Services 10am, Monday, June 12, 2017 at Riveted Church in Skiatook. Interment at Fort Gibson National Cemetery in Fort Gibson, OK at 1:00 p.m.. -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Collinsville VFW Post 3077: Michael Jack, Army Veteran, died May 31, 2017 in Fort Campbell, KY from wounds while stationed in Afghanistan. Services 11am Friday at Reynolds and Sons in Collinsville, OK

According to the City of Collinsville Facebook Page June 7th (& Fox 23): Michael Jack of Collinsville died May 31 in Kentucky and his body is being brought to Reynolds Funeral Home on Main St tonight June 7, 2017 (after arriving at Tulsa airport ~9:45pm). Patriot Guard members will be leading the procession up Hwy 169 and then Collinsville Main St.-- [Obituary] Burial, Ft. Gibson National Cemetery, Friday, June 9, 2017, 3:00PM. (local services 11am) -- Previous Coverage (Nov. 2006)
  Congratulations to Olivia Duncan -- National Merit Scholar (Headed to University of North Texas) -- Tulsa World lists 46 local winners -- 6/7/2017 -- Senior Page
The Collinsville Police Department will be auctioning off unclaimed bikes and scooters (recovered in 2013-2014-2015) at 8am June 17, 2017 online
June 6, 2017
According To Info Posted At City Hall
Library Summer Reading Program Kickoff 6pm Tuesday -- June 6th -- photo later of insects from OSU 2017 Senior Pages
"Cardinal Connection" -- Making a connection: Collinsville's student news publication is thriving online -- Owasso Reporter 6/6/2017
Adding the June 5th City Commission Meeting to my considerable backlog of news pages ... but based on a presentation there expect an increase in your city utility "admin fees" at some point as the Collinsvile Municipal Authority is running a $700K deficit and the general fund is running a $200K deficit. One recommendation is about 4% increase in small steps ... another recommendation was considerably higher. -- Ted Wright -- 7:20pm 6/5/2017
Basketball: Collinsville’s Brad Cantrell has an enthusiastic team -- Owasso Reporter -- 6/5/2017 Check back later for more May 21 - June 4 news backlog -- (Hogs Info for this Saturday)
By supporting the Collinsville Education Foundation's 2017 Golf Tournament (Monday June 12) you help provide teacher academic grants in Collinsville. Poster & Registration
Raymond Kent Beeson (February 27, 1948 - June 03, 2017) -- Funeral Service (10am) Wed., June 07, 2017 First Baptist Church of Ramona -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Max John Smith (August 28, 1923 - June 04, 2017) -- Funeral services 10am June 8, 2017 at the Meadowcreek United Methodist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Sat. June 10th: Hogs 'N' Hot Rods Monday June 12: CEF Golf Fundraiser The City of Collinsville will be holding their Independence Day festivities (parade & fireworks ...) on Saturday July 1st this year
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 6/1/2017
Parents and Athletes! -- Please go to the school website and fill out your athletic forms. Go to the school website, then Athletics, then athletic forms. You are there. Easy Peasy.-- Jim Riley 6/1/2017
Collinsville man arrested after leading Owasso police on high-speed chase -- Owasso Reporter -- 5/31/2017 Thursday June 1: Chamber meet noon (at Library) & free outdoor movie in city park (food trucks start 7:30pm)
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