Collinsville hosts Purple Heart reception for veterans in the area

Local purple heart recipients honored in Collinsville


  • Local veterans were honored by the city of Collinsville Wednesday night at the Veterans Community Center.
  • The city is honoring all local Purple Heart recipients and veterans at a recognition dinner and ceremony.
  • Collinsville Communications Coordinator, Sherry Campbell, says the Military Order of the Purple Heart gave the city a list of all the Purple Heart recipients they had on record and mailed invitations.
  • There were 30 veterans in attendance with eight Purple Heart recipients. They are from Collinsville, Bartlesville, Tulsa and Coweta.
  • This is the first year Collinsville has put on the event.