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Updating Collinsville
  2. Apr, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 22

Updating Collinsville

Ryan and Jamaica Jones, husband and wife, are two of the Pro Meters Inc. team in Collinsville currently replacing old water and electric meters to the type that report by radio signal back to Collinsville City Hall on how much usage has taken place for each business and household. The couple and others from PMI will be here probably well into June working on the project for the city. This is just one of many improvements that the city is making currently. We’ll tell you about more in the weeks to come. Ryan and Jamaica are headquartered in Alabama but travel the U.S. on these types of projects. They tell us that their favorite place to work was Utah, because of thebeauty of the country there. “But we sure like it here,” Ryan said. “You’ve got a nice community!”

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Women in Business
  26. Mar, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 21

Women in Business

Shannon Overholt is vice-president of Overholt Heating and Air in Collinsville. Read her story on page 7 of this week’s Times Star.

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Passion for art prompts store ownership here
  19. Mar, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 20

Passion for art prompts store ownership here

Larry and Judy Robey own and operate Robey’s Antiques at 925 West Main Street in Historic Downtown Collinsville. The couple met and married two years ago while both were consigning items at Lynn’s Antiques, also on Main Street. Larry is an accomplished artist and Judy is an avid “antiquer” and collector. Read their story in today’s Times Star on page 5.

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Area Champs --Lady Cards in state tourney today!
  12. Mar, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 19

Area Champs --Lady Cards in state tourney today!

Collinsville fans (left) get on their feet to congratulate their Lady Cardinals as they secured their third trip in three years to the state tournament after being shut out from the big dance for more than two decades. Right, Lady Cards celebrate the 70-44 victory over Edison. Is the third trip to state the charm? Play begins today at 2 p.m. at Oral Roberts University vs. Ardmore.

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The Dynasty Continues at “5 in a row!”
  4. Mar, 2015
 

Vol. 1, Number 18

The Dynasty Continues at “5 in a row!”

As state champions in Class 5A for the past four years, Collinsville was not favored to win again. Coweta, given the #1 seed in the tournament and favored to win, was expected to upset Collinsville as they headed for their next state title. With much doubt in their direction, the Cardinals still held their high expectations and were determined not to relinquish this year’s state championship. Numerous mats were laid down and organized according to division. Each wrestler (starting at 106lbs) would wrestle round one and after all were complete, round two would begin.

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