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Meet The Cardinals & Alumni Basketball --photos later -- that was the most fun I can remember at a basketball game: a 6 quarter varsity boys win 101-93 & the alumni girls won 29-23 in just 2 quarters. After meeting every basketball player from grade 1-12. -- Ted 9pm Tuesday (that feels like a Friday for school folks) -- Nov. 21, 2017 Have a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving
CHS Basketball Scrimmages
November 14 & 20, 2017
Girls Hosted Fort Gibson & Bishop Kelley
Boys Hosted Sapulpa
CHS Basketball Girls Team Photo
November 21, 2017
First Season Under Coach Brad Cantrell
All 6 Collinsville JrHi Basketball teams beat Glenpool Monday ... I'll add scores and photos when I can. Several on Twitter already. -- Ted 11:15pm 11/20/2017 Big Thoughts Little Cards (on Thanksgiving) Video by Paige Bargas-- Nov. 2017
Collinsville Basketball JrHi teams all won against Glenpool Monday -- photos much later. Sorry -- I posted last year's CMA agenda ... but now have the corrected version on the city page for Nov. 20, 2017. I'll be at home opener for JrHi basketball so might miss band & cheer presentations at city hall (5:30)
New on the November Calendar: Monday CHS Boys basketball scrimmage at 2pm (JrHi starts at 5) & Tuesday CHS Girls basketball scrimmage at 3pm -- both here. -- Ted 11/20/2017 Don't Forget -- City Trash Pickup is on holiday schedule: Thursday moves to Wed. & Friday moves to Mon.

(For Nov. 21) The doors open at 5:30 on Tuesday and youth players need to be there at 5:30. Meet the Cardinals will begin at 6. Please pass this along to others. -- Shane Hadley -- 11/19/2017 -- Basketball

Freshmen girls finished 3rd in the Cleveland Tournament, beating Glenpool tonight. -- LadyCardsBasketball 11/18/2017
City Commission Nov. 20 Agenda
November 19, 2017
Band & Cheer Recognition / Nuisance Abatement
School Newsletter (pdf) -- Nov. 17, 2017 Seventh grade girls got runner-up in the Cleveland tournament. Good job Lady Cards -- LadyCardsBasketball Saturday 11/18/2017
Beginning Band Concert
November 14, 2017
6th Graders Performed
Results from Nov. 13th School Board: Feb Election for new school buildings, new board member, ... -- Ted 11/17/2017 Collinsville’s 8th grade boys and girls won today and will play for the Championship in the Cleveland tournament. The boys will play on Sat at 3:50. The girls will play on Sat at 3:00. -- Jim Riley 11/16/2017

7th Grade basketball boys with a win over Cleveland 31-21. The boys will play for the consolation Saturday at 2:10pm at Cleveland's Middle School! -- Roberta Kickapoo 11/16/2017

My little 7th grade girls basketball team won 46-6. -- Niki Baughman 11/16/2017

Misc. News: CEF Hears Student Movement Study Results
November 16, 2017
Family Cuts Open / Youth Artists Music Competition
Happy Birthday Oklahoma -- Nov. 16, 1907 (110 Years) Preliminary December 2017 Calendar -- 11/15/2017
Harley Thomas Injured Monday Nov. 13th (Accident on Hwy 75) - per Owasso Reporter Collinsville’s 8th grade Boys BB team won their first game in the Cleveland Tournament. They will play again on Thursday at 6:30. -- Jim Riley 11/14/2017 Collinsville’s 7th grade Boys BB team lost their first game in the Cleveland Tournament. They will play again on Thursday at 4:30. -- Jim Riley 11/14/2017
Veterans Day Parade
November 11, 2017
Collinsville Veterans Celebrated
Nov. 14th -- 3pm Girls Basketball Scrimmage at HS Gym + 6:30pm Beginning Band Concert at MS Gym Collinsville’s 7th and 8th grade girls basketball teams start the season off with wins in the 1st round of the Cleveland JH BB tournament Monday. -- Jim Riley 11/14/2017
The City of Collinsville is seeking a full-time Waste Water Treatment Plant Foreman. This position is responsible for the waste water plant in order to ensure that residents have safe and clean water in accordance with federal, territorial and municipal legislation, policies and standards. Must possess class “C” Waste Water License. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package; includes health, dental, vision insurance, 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. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, Collinsville, OK. 74021 or by email to Resumes must be accompanied with an application. -- posted 11/13/2017
Veterans Honored at Upper Elementary
November 10, 2017
Collinsville 4th & 5th Graders Welcomed Veterans
Monday Nov. 13th was Education Day at Jalapeno Grill. Support the Collinsville Education Foundation and enjoy a great meal.
Band Director Rod Mackey Honored
November 8, 2017
NewsOn6 Featured "Impactful Teacher"
Home Representative Club
November 7, 2017
Nov. Meet On WWAH
Five Cardinals Sign For College Sports
November 8, 2017
Misc. News: Chamber Ribbon Cut / Police Cyber Presentation
November 12, 2017
Renters Insurance Myths
Misc. News: Grayson Boomer Commits To OSU / Christmas Parade & Show
November 11, 2017
School Bus Drivers Needed
Results from Nov. 6th City Commission Meeting -- Ted 11/12 JrHi Basketball starts Monday Nov. 13th at Cleveland tournament. Varsity will be at Glenpool Nov. 28th.
All-Conference Volleyball
November 10, 2017
Lady Cardinal Recognitions
Vietnam Veteran's Video At Chamber
November 2, 2017
Albert Sena Was Guest of Mayor York
All-District Choir Performance
November 7, 2017
All-State 2nd Round Quilifers Listed Also
School Board Agenda For Nov. 13th (with Band Recognition)
November 9, 2017
Architects Presentation - Bond Vote Call
Halloween Fun Downtown
October 31, 2017
Annual CDI Just Treats + Church Trunk Or Treats
Veterans Day Parade 11am Saturday -- City Proclamation (pdf) Put your Friday trash out for Thursday -- City Hall closed Friday Nov. 10

FYI Collinsville Merchants -- There is an apparent scam in progress which could take $'s away from legit Collinsville fundraisers -- Ted Wright

I just had a phone call from a Michelle (817) 953-8282 selling ads on Collinsville Cheer T-shirts. I asked if this was authorized by Collinsville cheer and she used your name. Just wanted to confirm this was legit -or- a scam? -- Ted
I do not know who that person is, I would say no. -- Alicia Herald 11/7/2017

I also received a detailed email from Michelle West ( with $300 to $800 ads on cheer t-shirts ... with a claim that 100% went to the athletic dept. But this is not associated with Collinsville cheer nor the athletic department here.-- Ted

Character Kids
October 31, 2017
ECC & Herald Students
Roy D. Ashley [June 24, 1938 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 79)] -- Funeral Mass Wednesday November 8, 2017 (11:00 AM) St. Therese Catholic Church -- Reynolds Funeral Service Garage Sale. 2108 W Union Pl, Collinsville. Liquidating estate. One day only. Nov 10, 8:00 to noon. Furniture, refrigerator, washer & dryer, fine china, and much more.
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 -- posted 11/6/2017 The City of Collinsville is accepting applications for a two (2) full-time position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. Under minimum supervision candidate will be responsible for maintaining water quality and plant equipment. Position requires general knowledge of maintenance of water quality and testing. High school diploma or equivalent is required and must be able to obtain Class “D” and “C” license in the required time. Must be able to work nights and weekends and various shifts. A valid Oklahoma Drivers License required. Salary range depends on qualifications. Full benefit package is available. Drug testing required.
Apply in person at City Hall, 106 N. 12th Street, or email The City of Collinsville is an equal opportunity employer. -- posted 11/6/2017
$16K In Teacher Grants Awarded
October 24-30, 2017
By Collinsville Education Foundation
A few photo pages still in my work queue (Mon. Nov. 6th): All-Dist Choir, Halloween, Chamber of Commerce, & Volleyball All-Conf. -- Ted
City Commission Nov. 6 Agenda
November 4, 2017
Casey's Final Plat / Safe Routes Bids / Surplus Bricks
Former CHS Baseball Players Gathered
October 28, 2017
Played Alumni Game Saturday
Collinsville XC Boys 9th At State
October 28, 2017
Collinsville Cross Country Girls 12th
From Wednesday: Emergency responders investigating double-fatality crash at U.S. 75 and Oklahoma 20 -- Tulsa World -- about 3pm Wed 11/1/2017 News On 6 -- wreck Nov. 1 -- couple from Blue Jacket died (Charles and Sandra Poe) per Fox 23 (at Yale Ave & Hwy 20)
Lexi Draper & Fox23 Pose Cancer Cause Questions
October 26, 2017
Local Smelters / Soil Movement Are One Candidate
Time Change Sunday
David E. Lemke Sr. (March 26, 1931 - October 29, 2017) -- Durant -- Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, November 3, 2017 at Brown's Funeral Service Chapel in Durant.
Lila Charlotta Denegar (April 09, 1939 - October 31, 2017) -- Talala -- Funeral Service Friday, November 03, 2017 (1:00 PM) at Oologah United Methodist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home All Metro Lakes Conference Volleyball selections: 1st team Ashley Flanagan; 2nd team Annie Haught and Bryn Willt; honorable mention Kylie Enloe, Jacy Rule and Gracie Haught. -- Jim Riley 11/1/2017
Halloween Oct. 31st -- check back for photos in a few days CHS Football Hosts Skiatook Friday Nov. 3 (& SR Nite)
Misc. School News
October 27, 2017
Cherokee Language Bowl & Band Seniors
All-District Softball
October 31, 2017
Several Lady Cards Honored
School Newsletter (pdf) 10/27/2017 Rivalry week: No. 10 Collinsville preps for 95th Highway 20 Bowl against fifth-ranked Skiatook -- By Christian Favalora 10/30/2017 More Misc. Construction / Improvements
October 30, 2017
Middle School Parking & Gym AC / City Plaza / Awnings / Big John Catering
JrHi Football Banquet
October 24, 2017
Celebrated Successful 2017 Seasons
Check back for a few alumni baseball photos from Saturday Oct. 28 5 PR's out of 7 Runners! Top 5 all came in under 18.21 Cville XC Boys at 5A State today! -- Heather Lyon 10/28/2017
Cards Knock Off Claremore 24-14
October 27, 2017
4th Straight District Win Keeps Playoff Hopes
JV Football Win
October 23, 2017
Beat Pryor Here Monday
William Lee Pitts, Jr. (January 11, 1959 - October 25, 2017) --Funeral Service will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Chapel. Veterans Day Parade Registration -- on city web site
Football Cardinals 24-14 Over Claremore Friday Good Luck Cross Country Runners at State Saturday
Progress On 3-Block Center Street Improvement Project
October 26, 2017
Also Editorial Comments -- Ted Wright
Misc. Construction / Improvements
October 27, 2017
CHS Parking Lot / Old ECC Torn Down / More Silver $
A new Lexi Draper Interview with Fox 23 today -- 10/26/2017 Note to Lexi and anyone else interested in more info the smelters and cleanup: type "smelter" on this cvilleok search line -- Ted Wright -- or ask me about additional information not online
Anxious to see what Fox23 has at 5pm today with Collinsville Youth Cancer concern -- Ted 10/26/2017 Lexi Draper Interview with Fox23 - 10/25/2017 post (Sep. 20 Tweet) Hi, Ted. This is Kaylyn Branen. Katsy Smalygo and I are doing an agriscience fair project in the social systems division for FFA. We need several people of all ages to take the survey in the link below. We ask that people answer these questions based on their own knowledge because we are trying to find a correlation. Thank you! -- 10/23/2017
Misc. News: HRC Oct. Meet / Community Resource Fair
October 24, 2017
Trunt Or Treat At Meadowcreek UMC
Oct. 24th News 10pm Report on Fox23 about more Collinsville burgularies -- near 126th and Sheridan -- stealing appliances out of new unoccupied homes - check back for link  
James Arthur McDoulet (February 15, 1934 - October 18, 2017) -- Navy Veteran & CHS grad - Graveside services 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Osage Gardens Cemetery in Skiatook -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Collinsville HS Band 1st In Class At BOA
October 20-21, 2017
Super Regional At St. Louis
JV football 27-12 win over Pryor -- 10/23/2017 State Cross Country Saturday
BOA Finals Exhibition Video -- 10/21/2017 by Terry Jarrard Preliminary November Calendar -- 10/22/2017 CDI Awning Grants -- by Owasso Reporter -- 10/20/2017
Cross Country Girls & Boys Qualified For State
October 21, 2017
Girls 4th & Boys 7th At Regional
Saturday October 28: 11am Home Run Derby and Noon CHS Alumni Baseball Game CHS Football at Claremore Oct. 27th
BOA St. Louis Super Regional 1st Place Class 1A Champions!! (Out of 23 in our class!) -- Collinsville Guard Tweet 10/21/2017

Collinsville Crimson Cadets got best music, best visual and best general they are class champions!!!!!! For Bands of America -- Jan Isaacson Facebook -- 10/21/2017

CHS Football Win At Pryor
October 19, 2017
Even Season Record at 4-4
CCC Band video from St. Louis BOA Preliminary -- 10/20/2017 Cross Country Regional Saturday In BA -- Girls & Boys Qualified for State
Collinsville HS Band Outstanding In 2017
October 18, 2017
2nd At OBA & Headed To BOA
Upper Elementary Fundraisers
October 10, 2017
McTeacher Check & Pizza Sales
City Commission Results for Oct. 16th Fall Break -- CHS Football will be Thursday (at Pryor) Online registration for costume contest at this year's Just Treats Oct. 31st
Collinsville FFA At Tulsa State Fair
October 16, 2017
Successful With Wide Variety Of Entries
The 5A Cross Country Regional site on Sat. 10/21 has been relocated to Oneta Middle School in Broken Arrow. The girls run at 12:00 and boys at 12:45. -- Coach Dutton 10/16/2017
Mayor York asked me to post that if the 2 ladies he saw loading up bricks from Center Street by the post office today would return those bricks, there will be no questions asked. -- Ted -- 10/16/2017 City Manager Polk asked me to post that the city electrical department was broken into early this morning with tools and wire missing. She also noted two recent similar thefts at VVEC. -- Ted -- 10/16/2017
Misc. News: Home Remodel Contest Winner / Soccer Districts
October 15, 2017
New Owasso School Has Collinsville Name
Parent-Teacher Conferences October 16-17 & Fall Break Oct 18-19-20 -- No School
Softball Season Ended
October 6-7, 2017
Regional At Shawnee
Volleyball Season Ended
October 9, 2017
Regional At OKC McGuinness
Tied with Coweta for the outstanding musical performance caption, walked out with silver medals and won 2nd in Oklahoma! -- Collinsville Guard Tweet 10/14/2017
OBA Finals Video by Terry Jarrard -- 10/15/2017 Collinsville Crimson Cadets take 2nd in their class at OBA! -- according to Cardinal Connection Tweet 10/14/2017
CHS Football 35-10 Win Over Memorial
October 13, 2017
Daniel Malon Supported On Pink-Out Night
City Commission Oct. 16 Agenda
October 15, 2017
Quarterly Reports / New Ambulance
Collinsville soccer car wash at fire station Sat. Oct. 14th 9am-3pm
Misc. News: ECC Visitors / Recycle Oct.. 21st
October 13, 2017
Library Teen Event
CHS Football Hosted Memorial Friday -- Pink Out Activities + 35-10 win 10/9 School Board Results
Estate/Garage Sale
Friday-Saturday, 10/13-14, 8 am - 2 pm

1909 W Union St., Collinsville
Antiques - Tools - Woodworking Tools - Vintage Tools - Golf - Bowling - Record Albums & CD’s - Furniture - China Dishes - Household items
Misc. News: 104th Birthday Celebrated / CDI Awning Grant
October 12, 2017
CofC Talk-Read-Sing / Medicare Dropped Plans
ECC Walk-A-Thon
October 6, 2017
Over $12K Raised
Nancy Carolyn Layton (March 02, 1947 - October 08, 2017) -- CHS 1965 -- Graveside Service Friday, October 13, 2017 (2:00 PM) Ridgelawn Cemetery -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home Lillian "Lee" Imhoff (September 18, 1941 - October 10, 2017) -- Memorial Service Saturday, October 21, 2017 (1:00 PM) at Meadowcreek United Methodist Church -- Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
9th Grade Football -vs- Claremore
October 5, 2017
Freshman Cardinals Won 32-6
Band BOA Preview Here Tuesday Oct. 17th ... then off to St. Louis for Bands of America Regional
7th Grade Football -vs- Claremore
October 5, 2017
7th Cardinals Won 16-13
8th Grade Football -vs- Claremore
October 5, 2017
8th Cardinals Won 22-8
Apparent that volleyball season ended with loss to Bishop McGuinness Monday night ... but I can find no scores reported. -- Ted 9:15am Tues 10/10/2017 Collinsville FFA produces pair of Grand Champions in Tulsa State Fair -- Owasso Reporter 10/9/2017
Collinsville Volleyball with 3-1 win over Lawton Mac moves to Regional Finals -vs- Bishop McGuinness tonight -- per Jim Riley 10/9/2017 Cardinal Connection (Megan Scyrkels') Coverage of Softball Regional -- 10/9/2017
City Commission Oct. 2 Results
October 9, 2017
Termites Ate Commissioner's Formal Table
Looking ahead to next week: wrestler's bass tournament, parent-teacher conferences, 3-day fall break, Thursday varsity football, Band to St. Louis, ... see calendar for more-- Ted 10/9/2017
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Lost dog/cat/garage sale ads are $5 ($10 w/ photo) and are to be paid in advance. -- Ted Wright
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