Collinsville, Oklahoma
March 13, 2008
Miscellaneous News
Patchwork Quilters / Rising Gas Prices / Patchwork Quilters /
Another (Temporary) Main St. Closure / ECC Character Kids

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The Library Patchworkers met March 11, and are pleased to announce an upcoming Trunk Show, featuring Lena Mae Pippin of Oklahoma City. Free, and open to the public, this fabulous show is scheduled for Saturday, May 31, 2008, 1:00 PM at the Collinsville Library.

(submitted by Linda Pfeffer 3-11-2008)
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I supplied the following list to the Chamber of Commerce this week. -- Ted Wright -- 3/13/2008
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I had a mid-day email Thursday giving "back door" directions to Karen's Kountry Kitchen as Main Street was blocked. I didn't get a chance to check it out until hours later with Main then reopened after a large sewer line was installed and the roadway gap refilled with gravel. -- Ted 3/13/2008
Most of the old pavement is still in place on the west side of the new Main Street bridge. Framing seems to indicate a concrete pour pretty soon for the future crowned 4-lane bridge topping. (Previous Coverage)
The local price for a gallon of gasoline has slipped back above $3.00 recently with historic highs over $100 per barrel of crude oil this week.
(Previous Coverage @ $3.09 & $2.97 Nov 2007)
March 07, 2008 ECC Character Kids for "Motivation." I'll send their respective names later as not all of their names have been submitted. (Submitted by JA Finney 3-11-2008) (Previous Coverage)