|Michael Paul Kelley,
the husband of Jennifer Marie Kelley and son-in-law of Sam and Mary Francis
of Collinsville, Oklahoma, graduated July 19, 2007 from the Army Charlie
Company 3Rd Battalion 47 Infantry at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Basic Combat Training is an extremely rigorous, demanding, and proven process that transforms dedicated volunteers into proficient Soldiers. With a program of instruction designed to meet the needs of the 21st Century Army, the training focuses on developing a highly-motivated, physically-fit, and disciplined Soldier who processes expertise in an extensive set of basic combat skills and has committed himself to the Army Values of Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage.
Mike graduated as an expert in grenades and as a sharp shooter for the M-16 rifle. Mike will continue his Advanced Individual Training in Communications at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
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will be passing out school supplies on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 from
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to eligible Indian students that have a CDIB
Card and a 506 Form filled out for enrollment in Collinsville Public
Schools. We will hand out supplies at the Indian Education Office at
310 S. 14th St., Collinsville. Basic school supplies for grades PK through
12th will be available and include: paper, pocket folders, pencils,
colored pencils, glue, glue sticks scissors, erasers, rulers, crayons,
markers, protractors, compasses and index cards. These items will be
issued based on the schools supply list. Any items not listed here and
requested on the school supply list will have to be purchased by the
|The Oklahoma Legends
went to Nationals in Lawrence, Kansas, last week. These girls worked very
hard and came in 9th out of 58 teams. They are ranked 9th in the nation.
We are very proud of these girls. The picture of the 2 girls are Might
Mouse (Kristina Shearer) and Butch (Kassidy Murphy), these 2 girls are
from Collinsville. We also picked up 2 other Collinsville girls to play
with us Allysa and Paige Wilson. The girls had a good time and played
hard. They came home in 9th with battle wounds, but are very proud of
how well they did.
Way to go Legends.
Carolyn Jensen (one proud fan of all of these girls)
PS - Keep an eye
on the 4 girls from Collinsville because Ted will be covering Collinsville
School Softball I am sure. They will represent Collinsville Softball
|Thank you to Carolyn for mentioning our softball girls representing Collinsville well ... as I just recently discoverd a June 23rd Tulsa World story with Rachel Pitts and Lacie Cook helping out someone in need. -- Ted|