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March 2012 Archived NEWS Index (Collinsville, Oklahoma) www.cvilleok.com ... email Ted Wright: wrightted@aol.com ... Frequently Asked Questions
Misc. News: Healthy Coalition Meeting
March 31, 2012
CHS JV Soccer & Baseball Sampler
I am working full-time on 2012 CHS graduate pages to hopefully have them complete by May 1st. I have received submitted photos from only 2 parents and zero seniors so far. The longer you wait, the less likely I will be able to use your photos. Email no more than 4 photos to wrightted@aol.com -- Ted Wright 4/1/2012 -- (I've had a few more after this reminder ... Thanks)  
Agenda For City Meet April 2nd
March 31, 2012
Raze Senior Citizens Center / $26K Truck & $19K Police Dispatch Console
  My sister passed away on Tuesday, February 21. She was Faith Irene Staniford in school, and her married name was Miles. She graduated in 1971. We miss her dearly, but she's Barbie doll beautiful again and singing to her Jesus with the angels in heaven! -- Joy Humble (3/31/2012 from Facebook)
Misc. News: CHS Track At Claremore / CHS Golf (Boys at Edison & Girls at Claremore)
March 30, 2012
Current Church Easter Egg Hunt+Games+Picnic / Bluegrass at Free Will Baptist /
5K & 1K Runs For Will Rogers Memorial / JV Baseball Festival / Youth Baseball Start
"The Situation" CHS Student Video News -- March 29, 2012 CHS FFA Banquet
March 29, 2012
57th Annual Parent - Member Banquet
JV Baseball Festival Mar 30-31 (check back for a few photos from Memorial game Fridaay)
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Misc. News: Last Day Of School Adjustment / Middle School Testing Set
March 29, 2012
Marshall Virden Arrested For Elderly Exploitation
Monday March 26th -- 4pm Collinsville Health Coalition meeting (at City Hall) -- check back for results (& now also on Facebook 3/27) More activities on cvilleok March calendar
Collinsville FFA News
March 28, 2012
Livestock Judging & Speech Contests
Eagle Scout Court Of Honor For Austin Davis
March 28, 2012
Built Ceremonial Fire Ring At VCO
Cherokee Challenge Bowl
March 27, 2012
Native Language Competition
"Hair It Is" Grand Re-Opening
March 23, 2012
Salon Make Over At 920 W.Main
CHS Students In Tulsa Tech Pre-Engineering Classes At Owasso
March 24, 2012
Sophomores Built & Raced Solar Cars
Misc. News: Community Easter Egg Hunt / Humble At Vinita Speech Contest
March 27, 2012
4+ Days of Rain / Robbins Camp Fundraiser / Band
Jill (Loveless) Carpenter Passed Away March 22nd
March 24, 2012
Services March 31, 2012 For CHS 1969 Grad
I have word from Lynn Powell that Jill (Loveless) Carpenter passed away Thursday March 22, 2012. (More Info). Jill, Lynn and I were CHS 1969 classmates. -- Ted midnight 3/22/2012 Updated track results -- 3/23/2012
Huge multi-family garage sale! Friday and Saturday 8:00 am to whenever, everything plus the kitchen sink! March 23rd and 24th. -- 10799 East 136th Street North (David and Shannon Wilson's house) Frequently Asked Questions (#8 & #11) for garage sale & lost dog ads ... Misc. News: Ben Ostrander's Return
March 22, 2012
March Meets for HRC & Patchworkers
Collinsville Merchants Presented To State Capitol Visitors Monday
March 19, 2012
Collinsville Downtown Inc & Other Main Street Organizations Promoted Their Communities
Misc. News (Press Releases)
March 21, 2012
Brinkley Senate Report & Meth Bill / Youth Tobacco Use / Google Tools For Returning Soldiers
The cvilleok.com web site has now been online for 9 years ... following the first page upload on March 20, 2003. The Newspaper Museum building has also reached it's 100th year having been built in either late 1911 or early 1912. -- Ted Wright 3/20/2012.
Results from Monday (Mar 19, 2012) City Commission Meet: American Legion Building accepted pending clear title process; flood insurance map changes; ambulance paid off, ... -- Ted 3/20/2012 Rain Continues for Wet Spring Break Week ... be carefull with likely high water areas -- March 19-20-21-22, 2012
SPC Christopher Horton's Photo Added With Other Local War Casualties At VFW
March 17, 2012
Ceremony Saturday At VFW Joe Keith Post 3077
Misc. News: Piggly Wiggly St. Patrick's Day / Library Book Sale
March 20, 2012
MS Immunizations / CHS Boys Golf
The City of Collinsville is seeking employment for full-time seasonal positions. The positions are for general ground maintenance in the Cemetery and Park from April-September. Applicants should possess the ability to effectively use a variety of hand and power tools, mowers, and string trimmers. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License and drug testing is required. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, Collinsville, OK 74021 or by email to melissaw@cityofcollinsville.com. (3/19/2012)
Made a trip to OKC Monday morning and saw enough rain to last me awhile. Will now be working on backlog of news. Will also be working on 2012 CHS grad pages all week ... send me photos. -- Ted -- 3:15pm 3/19/2012 Gladys Lillian Hudson (December 21, 1920 - March 16, 2012), 91, formerly of Collinsville, OK passed away on Friday, March 16, 2012 in Claremore, OK. Collinsville Dolton Funeral Home
Park Board Results From March 15th
March 15, 2012
New (Unfunded) Pond / Shade / Sand Volleyball Recommended
Potential Safety Barrier Design Tabled
Vegetable Creatures At ECC
March 16, 2012
Creative Veggie Creatures Displayed
More Track Results
March 17, 2012
JrHi and CHS Meets at Skiatook & Owasso
Update from Katie Hoffman (in New York City) on the April 2nd launch of her new web site & her new Facebook page -- 3/17/2012
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Agenda For City Meet March 19th
March 16, 2012
American Legion Building Donation / Asphalt Buy
Check back for: St. Patricks Day at Piggly Wiggly (& Miss Collinsville) from Saturday, and Christopher Horton Purple Heart Ceremony Saturday. School Spring Break In Progress
Last week I lost a camera case containing two cameras in it some where in Collinsville. I am going to offer a reward to anyone returning it. My phone numbers are 918 636-1383 and 918 885-6357. -- Thank you so much Judy Anderson (3/15/2012) Misc. News: Rachel Young Law Day Contest Winner / 19th Street Signals
March 16, 2012
CHS Blood Drive / Asphalt Overlays
Schedule Change: The JV soccer match that was scheduled for Friday (March 16) at Pryor has been moved to Collinsville. Girls match will start at 6:00. -- Jim Riley 9:30am Thurs 3/15/2012 "The Situation" CHS Student weekly video -- 3/15/2012 JV Soccer -vs- Oologah
March 15, 2012
Here Monday
CHS Students In Tulsa Tech's Top 10%
March 15, 2012
National Technical Honor Society
The honor band recieved a 1 on stage and a 1 in the sight reading room yesterday! They will receive the sweepstakes award for getting straight ones!
Jazz band rehearsal will start at 3:30pm today. There will be no jazz band sectionals. -Kris Still 3/15/2012
Our Changing World: Encyclopedia Britannica to stop printing books after 244 years -- per CNNMoney 3/13/2012 & Kodak's Bankruptcy ("Kodak has suffered massively from photography's transition from film to digital.") after 119 years. -- Jan. 2012
Misc. News: Honors Band To State Contest / ECC Citizenship Kids
March 13, 2012
Band Update / Brinkley On Senate / Healthy Community Meeting


CHS Counselors Newsletter (#9) ... with more college and scholarship opportunities -- Paula Bearden 3/13/2012

School Spring Break: March 19-23

Park Board To Meet 4pm Thursday March 15th
March 12, 2012
Pond / Barrier / Shade / Music / Volleyball
Misc. News: CHS Cheer, Golf, Track
March 13, 2012
Hannah's Helping Hands Casino Night
Misc. News: Christopher Horton Purple Heart Ceremony At VFW
March 12, 2012
Patti Page Musical / CHS Baseball At OneOK
Misc. News: College Prep & Summer Programs
March 12, 2012
FAFSA / ACE / Summer Camps / Summer Work
JrHi Girls track (Skiatook Tuesday) update added & CHS track results (from Skiatook Friday) on intro page -- Sunday 3/11/2012 Jesse L. Karns (September 14, 1984 - March 10, 2012) Collinsville, OK. Jesse grew up in Oklahoma. After he graduated from high school, Jesse joined the Army and became a Ranger Medic. During training, Jesse had an unfortunate accident that left him paralyzed. This brought Jesse to Tampa where he did not let his paralysis deter him. He moved into his own place and started college.
JV Baseball -vs- Welch
March 10, 2012
2 Games Here Saturday
Next Saturday March 17th: 11am-2pm, Piggly Wiggly will be holding the first ever St. Paddy's Day Cook Out and Costume Contest. 2/$1 hot dogs; 2/$1 Pepsi products; Irish music. Stop by and meet Tawnie Goodwin, Miss Collinsville 2012, who will also be our judge for the costume contest at 12 noon. Dress up and enter in the appropriate age group: 0-5; 6-10; 11-15; 16-Adult. There will be a prize for the winner of each age group.
Consider a college campus tour during spring break. College Visit Guide. -- 3/9/2012 Support the State Champ Wrestlers (Championship Shirts) -- 3/9/2012

Erma R. Andersen, 95, of Collinsville, OK passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Collinsville, OK. Survived by her daughter; Janet Smalygo of Collinsville. Funeral services will be in Exira, IA and are pending with Kessler Exira Funeral Home.

Misc. News: CHS Academic Honors / Baseball at Drillers Stadium
March 9, 2012
JrHi Track News / All-Conference Basketball Girls
Time Change Sunday (Spring Forward) -- March 11 On Saturday, March 10th, Must Be Trendy will be hosting a fundraising day for Collinsville STUCO AfterPromParty...25% of all sales will go to the AfterPromParty.
Note: I've finally been able to spend a few days getting the 2012 CHS Graduate pages started (you won't see them until May). I now have the infrastructure set up with at least a blank page for each student and for many at least one photo. About two more months of work are required to get them presentable. I can now start accepting a few submitted photos for each senior (no more than 4 please). Email to wrightted@aol.com in the next month. Thank you, Ted Wright -- March 9, 2012
CHS Student Video "The Situation" -- 3/8/2012 Misc. News: Mayor-To-Be Says Thanks / WIlson "Progress" Character Kids
March 8, 2012
Mi'Shell Garrett Raising Funds For Children's Miracle Network
Metro Lakes Conference (Girls Basketball) Offensive Player of the Year Is Shelby Kirby - Collinsville (check back for more) -- Ted 10:30pm Friday 3/9/2012
Billboards Honor Memory of Christopher Horton -- per 3/7/2012 Tulsa World -- (Previous cvilleok coverage) Found on Blackjack Lane: male golden Lab, no collar, willingly got in my car- took him to Ward-Wiseman. Contact Police dispatcher to claim. Found about 1pm Wed 3-7-12 -- Sam Special (Short) School Meet Next Monday at 10am
March 7, 2012
1 Claim & Fundraisers
Misc. News: Two Collinsville Finalists In State Main Street Awards Competition
March 6, 2012
Winterguard 1st At Sapulpa / 2012-13 School Calendar
CHS Sports Sampler
March 5, 2012
Track Pies / Baseball Skiatook / Soccer Pawhuska
Note: The partial counts below do not include a few Rogers County and perhaps absentee ballots ... but clearly Herb Weaver will be Collinsville's next Mayor and Brad Francis will be Ward I Commissioner. -- Ted Wright 8:31pm 3/6/2012 -- At least 651 Weaver & 249 Porter
Oklahoma / Collinsville election results (unofficial) from link on Tulsa County site
Collinsville Mayor: Health Center Community Church Christian Church Maranatha Baptist
Herb Weaver
Mark Enhen
Pam Porter
Ward 1 Commissioner: Health Center Community Church Christian Church Maranatha Baptist
Brad Francis
David VanNatta
Previous Coverage: Sample Ballots
Partial Collinsville Votes in the U.S. Presidential Preference vote today (3/6/2012)
(R) Rick Santorum 389
(R) Newt Gingrich 268
(D) Barack Obama 201
City Commission Results from Monday 3/5/2012: City holds off on accepting American Legion Building donation until potential title issues are cleared up. -- Ted -- 12:40pm Tuesday School Board Results from Monday 3/5/2012: Ryan Christian resigned as head basketball coach, school calendar set for next year, reading program improved for Pre-K through 3rd grade where it is most critical. Lance West's grandfather passed away. -- Ted 2:30pm Tuesday    
The City of Collinsville is seeking employment for full-time Inmate Supervisor. The position requires the ability to correctly assess and handle issues in a stressful situation, honesty, fairness and stable character and demeanor. The supervisor will be responsible for training inmate workers in the proper use of equipment, communicate/instruct clearly, and lift 60 pounds, repetitive walking, climbing, bending and kneeling. Work outdoors in all types of weather. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver's License and drug testing is required. Full benefits package available. For a complete job description please contact Human Resources at 918-371-1010 Ext. 2018. Applications can be made at City Hall, 106 N 12th Street, Collinsville, OK 74021 or by email to melissaw@cityofcollinsville.com. Applications available at www.cityofcollinsville.com.-- (3/6/2012)
Check back for a few photos from Monday baseball, soccer, and track pie auction. -- Ted -- 3:15pm Tues 3/6/2012 Park Board to meet Wed. at 4pm March 7th (Agenda) - Cancelled  
Misc. News: Dr. Seuss' Birthday At ECC
March 4, 2012
JrHi Sports Update / Diabetes & Hepatitis B Vaccination
Misc. News: ODOT Rail Plan Comments Due
March 5, 2012
Smelter Cleanup Design Continues / Sen. Brinkley Report
Check the March calendar for a bunch of activities this week: track pies, ACT, baseball, soccer, school board, city commission, election, McTeacher, volleyball clinic, tennis, ... -- Ted -- 3/5/2012 Tyler Lutz Earns Scouting's Highest Rank
March 2, 2012
Eagle Scout Ceremony March 11th
Agenda For Monday March 5th City Meet
March 2, 2012
Americal Legion Building / Compact Tractor
Agenda For Monday March 5th Board Meet
March 2, 2012
Boys Basketball Head Coach Change
Collinsville Man Found Guilty of Rape -- Per 2/29/2012 Tulsa World Registration Forms Online for June 9, 2012 Hogs 'N' Hot Rods -- 3/2/2012 Misc. News: Home Depot Adopts Wilson Elementary Playground
March 1, 2012
ECC Enrolls In April / Oologah Scouts Tour
CHS "The Situation" Video (Behind the scenes) -- 3/1/2012
Misc. News: Sample Ballots For March 6th
February 29, 2012
Cherokee Vet Help / Summer Academics / HHH
Chamber of Commerce Meeting
March 1, 2012
Carnegie & CHS Speakers /
Creme de la Creme Ribbon Cut
March 2102 Chamber Newsletter with Wanda Nyburg departure letter. -- Ted 2/27/2012
FYI...Collinsville is not having a youth softball league this year. If your daughter wants to play out of Owasso instead, she will need to be registered at www.playogsa.com on or before the 17th. -- Nichole Landrum 2/13/2012
Ride-Rank-Brodeo -- March 31st -- Memori Malone (2/13/2012)
Ride rank make bank. Common words spoken by not so common rough stock riders. Come on out to the First Annual Ride Rank "Brodeo" put on for Broody Compton's 16th birthday
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Lost dog/cat/garage sale ads are $5 ($10 w/ photo) and are to be paid in advance. -- Ted Wright
Free Daily News ... for & about Collinsville ... on www.cvilleok.com -- Why wait til next week?
Rest of Feb. 2012 news archived March 1st

1,592,217 total requests (during Feb. 2012) and a total of 149,071 pages requested in Feb. -- Ted 3/1/2012

8,101,903 requests handled between May 20, 2011 and February 29, 2012

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