Giant pumpkin seminar to be held Monday night

The Southern Iowa Giant Pumpkin Growers Association will be putting on a seminar Monday night at the Southern Iowa Electric Cooperative conference room. The seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dave Davis will present the seminar and will talk about soil preparation, the different stages of pumpkin growth and pumpkin care. A question and answer period will also be part of the seminar. Pumpkin seeds will also be available for purchase. 
Posted on 24 Oct 2016 by Bdemo

Council approves bid to pave Anderson Street

The City Council last night approved a bid of $61,777 from Jones Contracting of West Point to pave Anderson Street leading to the new jail. The council also approved expenses for moving the contents of the Bloomfield Public Library to the Old School Social Center during library construction.  Library officials are asking for volunteers to help with the move to reduce expenses. The Bloomfield Democrat will detail other action taken in next week's newspaper.
Posted on 21 Oct 2016 by Bdemo

Supervisors to meet Monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. The board will meet with Custodian Randy Norman at 8:50 a.m. and with secondary roads at 9 a.m. The board will discuss fuel payments to secondary roads, consider an amendment to a watershed improvement project, meet with Eileen Taylor concerning a grant opportunity and meet with Megan Clyman regarding the county wellness program.
Posted on 21 Oct 2016 by Bdemo



Leo Long

Leo Long, 93, of Burlington died Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at Burlington Care Center. Visitation is set for 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Lunning Chapel in Burlington.The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Lunning Chapel  with Pastor JudyAnn Morse officiating. The Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites. Interment will be at 3:30 p.m. Friday at IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for the Dave Roever Foundation.

Posted on 24 Oct 2016 by Bdemo

Margery Bridgman

Margery Bridgman, 91, of Bloomfield passed away Oct. 21, 2016 at the Bloomfield Care Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Pastor Jim Wakelin officiating. Burial will be at the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Monday with friends gathering from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial has been established to the Bloomfield Care Center Activity Fund and the Heartland Humane Society in Ottumwa. Online condolences may be directed to
Posted on 23 Oct 2016 by Bdemo


Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Lady Mustangs to face Central Lee

The Lady Mustang volleyball team will resume Class 3A Region 8 Tournament play Tuesday night. Davis County travels to Donnellson to face Central Lee in the semifinal round. Action begins at 7 p.m. at Central Lee High School Tuesday night. 
Posted on 24 Oct 2016 by Bdemo

Mustang football team loses final game

The Mustang football team ended its season last Friday night with a 48-7 loss to Albia. Davis County finished the season with a 2-7 overall record and a 1-6 record in Class 2A District 6 play.
Posted on 24 Oct 2016 by Bdemo

Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo