News


Supervisors to meet Monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. The board will meet with secondary roads at 9 a.m. The board will discuss a resolution to change the county mileage rate for prisoner transports. The board will act on resignations from Russell Lundstrum and Patty Proctor. They will review the county conservation annual report and discuss the handicap ramp, which was to be part of the streetscape project.
Posted on 22 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

Troy Academy to be part of J-40 Farm Crawl Saturday

The Troy Academy will be among several stops on the J-40 Farm Crawl on Saturday. It will be open for guided tours from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday. The J-40 Farm crawl will also feature tours of various farms, wagon rides, glass blowing and demonstrations by local crafters and artists.
Posted on 22 Jul 2016 by Bdemo


Supervisors to meet Monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday. The board will meet with secondary roads at 9 a.m. They will continue discussing the custodial position, hear a treasurers report and hold a budget amendment hearing at 10 a.m. The board will also consider an amendment to the appropriation resolution and discuss a change in county mileage rate for the county sheriff.
Posted on 15 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

Batterson wins sheep show, fair continues Friday

Carter Batterson showed the grand champion market lamb Thursday in the sheep show at the fair. Clarabell Knapp showed the reserve champion lamb. In the pen of two competition, Carson Zeitler took top honors followed by Batterson. Friday's 4-H shows include the beef show beginning at 9 a.m. The The rabbit judging begins at 9:30 a.m. and the pultry judging begins at 12:30 p.m. The meat and dairy goa show begins at 4 p.m. and the 4-H fashion revue starts at 6 p.m. Other activities include a scavenger hunt, a master gardender's workshop at 2 p.m., the fun barn opens at 6 p.m. and the Granger Smith concert starts at 8:30 p.m. in the grandstand. 
Posted on 15 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

School board to meet Monday night

The Davis County School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday night. The board will consider contracts, resignations, administrative reports, discuss a joint grant application with the city and Bloomfield Main Street. The board will consider a cell phone and mileage reimbursement agreement with a technology specialist, discuss a change in architectural firm for the pre-bond issue work and consider a garbage contract. The board will also consider handbook changes.
Posted on 18 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

Several win grand champion honors at the fair

Grand champion winners from livestock shows on Friday and Saturday at the fair include Clarabell Knapp, beef; Adrian Bales, dairy; Saydee Westercamp, rabbit; Sarah Westercamp, poultry; Mercedes Northup, swine; Hailey Swan, dairy goat; Corby Wuthrich, champion meat goat doe and Matt Smith, champion meat goat wether. The fair concluded Monday morning with the junior livestock sale. 
Posted on 18 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

School board to talk with architectural firm

The Davis County School Board agreed Monday night to meet with Shive Hattery an architect firm out of Des Moines. the board agreed to discuss the possibility of switching architect firms before the next pond issue proposal and will meet with the firm to discuss the possibility. The board also approved a legislative agenda for the coming school year. They approved several resignations and contracts. The board also agreed to join the city of Bloomfield and Bloomfield Main Street in a joint grant opportunity, which will improve volunteerism in Bloomfield and Davis County. 
Posted on 19 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

It's a Wonderful Life will be fall stage production

The Davis County Players announced this week that it will present Its a Wonderful Life as its fall stage production. Performances will be held Dec. 1-4. Auditions will be held Aug. 16-18. Michelle and James Grob have agreed to direct the production and a cast of 20-30 actors will be needed for the show.
Posted on 19 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

Walker's bout with Influenza A is top story

Angie Walker of Drakesville considers herself extremely fortunate to be alive following a bout with Influenza A last spring. Wednesday's Bloomfield Democrat features a story about Walker and her battle back to being healthy. Other top stories include the Davis County School Board is looking at possibly changing architects before the next bond issue. An Iowa State Unversity Study suggests Bloomfield is successfully moving into the future. The Davis County Fair was deemed a success.

Posted on 20 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

Hosptal seeks donations for resource fair

The Davis County Hospital is seeking donations for the first Back to School Resource Fair, which will be held Aug. 9. The fair is a new program sponsored by the hospital to help prepare students for starting school. Anyone wanting more information should read the story in Wednesdays Bloomfield Democrat or contact Devin Pitlick at the Davis County Hospital by calling 664-7083.
Posted on 20 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

City council to meet Thursday

The Bloomfield City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday night. The council will set a public hearing to discuss amending an ordinance dealing with park regulations. the council will consider a contract CDBG administrative assistance. The council will also consider required policies for CDBG grant recipients. The council will consider pay estimates for the water tower project, discuss an extension to a water main relacement project, approve business custom incentive applications and will consider construction agreements approved by the library board.
Posted on 21 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

 

Deaths

Bobby Speer

Bobby Dean Speer, 80, of Pulaski, died July 21, 2016. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 25, at Wagler Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Shipley officiating. Burial with graveside military rites performed by Reed-Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion will be at the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Monday with the family present to greet friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. A memorial has been established to the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Bloomfield. Online condolences may be directed to www.waglerfuneralhome. com.
Posted on 22 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

Lester Donald Perry

Lester Donald Perry, 89, of Bloomfield died July 19, 2016 at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wagler Funeral Home with Rev. Ronald Mosier officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will be at the Taylor Cemetery in Appanoose County. Gravside military rites will be performed by Reed-Whisler Post 78 of the American Legion. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials have been established to the East End Pentecostal Church in Ottumwa and to the Coffee Club, a local group that contributes money each month to help local kids with school lunches and warm clothing during the winter. 
Posted on 21 Jul 2016 by Bdemo
 


Sports

Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Vinyard, Slayton named to All-SCC team

Two Mustang baseball players were named to the South Central Conference All-Conference Baseball team. Bryce Vinyard and Nick Slayton were both named to the second team of the all-conference squad. Vinyard was named to to the team as a second baseman. Slayton was named to the team as a third baseman. Stone Sample, Trevor Slayton and Coleson Whisler were each named as honorable mention selections. 
Posted on 21 Jul 2016 by Bdemo
 


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