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Copyright 2005 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma
Collinsville, Oklahoma
June 1, 2005
School & Construction Updates
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School Signals Ready /
Kids Basketball Camp /
City Hall Has A Roof! /
Community Church Footing
A CD snapshot of the web site with the 2005 graduate pages is now available.
CHS varsity (& recently graduated) girls basketball players joined the coaches in instructing Lady Cardinals of future years in a basketball camp this week at the high school.
When classes resume next August the chances for a safer entry and exit from Collinsville High School to State Highway 20 will be enhanced by the new warning signals and signs. The west bound signal is by the nursing home. The east bound signal is at the top of the hill by the cemetery.
According to acting city manager Bob Wolfram the power for the new school signals was provided by a cooperative effort of both V.V.E.C. and the City of Collinsville. CHS Principal Cory Slagle lobbied for years to help get these signals in place.
(Previous Coverage April)... (Previous Coverage Jan)
Tuesday afternoon (May 31st) I took the shot above with the worker connecting the roof trusses in the middle portion of City Hall. Just a few hours later the sheet metal was installed and the majority of City Hall was once again under a roof. (Previous Coverage)
This curved frame will help shape the base for the new city commissioner seating / desk area in the large meeting hall in the front of new City Hall. This new meeting area will be where the firetrucks (and even fire horses) were housed for many years.
The footings for the new Collinsville Community Church show the outline of the building which is depicted in the sign posted at the site.
(Previous Coverage)