Monday, November 30, 2009

Christmas Cantata



Sunday, December 6, 2009

6:00 P.M.


Church of God of Prophecy

"The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

presented by the

Collinsville Community Choir

Everyone is Welcome!

Christmas Parade

Collinsville Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 5th

2:00 P.M.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Coach L. D. Dobbins

Collinsville High School Roast Coach Dobbins

Collinsville High School recently held a roast for longtime basketball L.D. Dobbins. The event was held in the lunchroom and included a variety of speakers. Speakers included former players, assistant coaches, and opponent coaches.
Coach Dobbins coached at Collinsville for 31 years and won the school's only basketball state championship in 1975. He is a member of the county and AHSAA Hall of Fame.

The M.C. was Jackie Myers who was a long-time assistant of Coach Dobibins. Speakers included Panther Principal Donnie Jones, current Glencoe Girl's Coach John Blackman, current Panther Head Basketball Coach John Tidmore, Longtime Plainview Coach Mitchell, longtime Collinsville Assistant Jackie Myers, former Crossville's Coach Colvin, former Sylvania Coach Graham and several former players. For more quotes or information about speakers call Donne Jones
at 256-524-2111.
Event organizer and Collinsville Head Football Coach Alan Beckett said, "We are trying to connect the past with the present. I wanted to honor a legend of our school and let our young people realize what history we have."

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Collinsville Senior Named Young Hero

The Alabama Public Television Young Heroes Awards recognizes five Alabama high school students each year based on courage, determination, volunteerism, academic excellence and perseverance in the face of adversity.

Pablo Zuniga was chosen from a pool of about 200 nominees to receive the award.The program recognizes Alabama high school students who are active in the community, maintain good grades and who have overcome adversity during their lifetime. He was nominated by his guidance counselor at the DeKalb County Technology Center, Hazel Haynes, who described him as an artist, a caretaker, an industrious worker and friend to others.

To read more about this young man, please following this link.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Imagining Collinsville

Thursday, May 21, 2009
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Collinsville Community Center

We will read and discuss excerpts from the following:

Free copies of the readings are available at the
Collinsville Public Library or
by clicking on the titles above.

Co-sponsored by the Collinsville Public Library,
the Collinsville Historical Association,
the Times-Journal, the Caroline Marshal Draughon
Center for the Arts & Humanities
in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University,
and the David Mathews Center for Civic Life.

Join us for a public discussion of the past
as we imagine the future.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 256-524-2323
" History cannot give us a program for the future,
but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves,
and of our common humanity, so that
we can better face the future."
Robert Penn Warren
Sunday, May 17, 2009
6:00 P.M.

Collinsville High School Baccalaureate
Harvest Center Church

Collinsville Ministerial Association Will Host

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Thursday, May 7, 2009
On the steps at Town Hall

Friday, May 1, 2009

Coach Dobbins

in honor of

Coach L. B. Dobbins

Saturday, May 2, 2009
6:00 - 8:00 at the CHS Lunchroon

$10.00 per person

Please support the Collinsville Football team by attending a "Roast" honoring Coach L. B. Dobbins for his dedication, service to and continued support of Collinsville High School and the athletic programs.

Proceeds will go to the CHS Football Department.
Donations will also be accepted.

For more information, contact Coach Alan Beckett at 524-2111.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

CHA Annual Meeting

The Collinsville Historical Association's Annual Meeting
will take place on Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 2:30 P.M.
at the Collinsville Community Center.

Scheduled to speak are Senator Lowell Baron, Brant Craig and John Baker.

The Sand Rock FFA String Band will perform and refreshments will be served.

CHA's museum and offices will be open for everyone to see.

Come see what has been done and is being done to preserve
Collinsville's history, and hear about some exciting projects CHA will be
working on in the very near future!