Daycare crisis hits Davis County

Bloomfield and Davis County are in the middle of a daycare crisis. Two daycare centers and several in-home providers are available to keep kids, but most are full, leaving parents wondering where they can find care for infants especially. The Bloomfield Democrat details the problem in last week's edition. If you haven't read the story, pick up a copy and check it out.
Posted on 23 Jan 2017 by Bdemo

Loebsack representative to be in Bloomfield Tuesday

Congressman Dave Loebsacks representative Dien Judge will be in Bloomfield Tuesday from 9-10 a.m. at the Davis County Courthouse. Judge will be available to meet with constituents and discuss ways to deal with government agencies, listen to concerns or who might have suggestions for Loebsack as he gears up for the next Congressional session.

Posted on 23 Jan 2017 by Bdemo

Supervisors to meet Monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. The board will consider resolutions to set letting dates for a road and bridge repair projects. The board will meet with Sheriff Dave Davis in regard to quotes for furniture at the new law center. The board will consider a report from John Schroeder, consider reappointing Veteran's Affairs Commissioners and appointing a Prairie Township trustee. The board will also sign Title IX assurances and discuss an entrance to the courthouse.
Posted on 20 Jan 2017 by Bdemo

Wulf arrested on felony theft charge

Andrew Wulf, 33, of Tipton was arrested Wednesday in Tipton on a felony theft warrant issued by the Davis County Sheriffs Department. Wulf is being charged with first degree theft and ongoing criminal conduct in connection with an investigation into thefts reported to have taken place between Jan. 1, 2016 and Jan. 9, 2017. Court records accuse Wulf of operating as a deer hunting outfitter in Davis Count and the surrounding area. As an outfitter, Wulf is accused of taking money fraudulently from several victims for guided deer hunts and not following through with services offered. He is accused of abandoning those victims and leaving them with nowhere to hunt or putting them on land in which permission was not granted for hunting without the proper permits or tags. Court records indicate Wulf received more than $10,000 total from multiple victims. Wulf is being held in the Davis County jail on a $25,000 cash-only bond.
Posted on 20 Jan 2017 by Bdemo



Benny Harrison Howk

Benny Harrison Howk, 74, of Bloomfield died Jan. 20, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Wagler Funeral Home with Rev. Travis Decker officiating. Burial will be at the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations be given to Hospice of Wapello and Davis Counties, Ottumwa Baptist Temple Printing Ministry, or the Davis County Genealogical Society.
Posted on 21 Jan 2017 by Bdemo

Lonnie Benge

Clifford Leon "Lonnie" Benge, 74, of Floris died Jan. 6 at Davis County Hospital. A Celebration of Life with Military Rites will be held in his memory at 10 a.m. Jan. 28 at the Floris Community Hall. The service will be followed by a meal. Memorials may be made to the family.
Posted on 20 Jan 2017 by Bdemo


Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Lady Mustangs to host Albia

The Lady Mustang basketball team will be in action Tuesday night hosting Albia. Action begins at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity game. The varsity girls game begins at 6:15 p.m. The Mustang boys teams will also be at home hosting Albia Tuesday night. 
Posted on 23 Jan 2017 by Bdemo

Mustangs face Fairfield, Albia

The Mustang boys basketball team travels to Fairfield Monday night for a non-conference game. Action begins at 4:45 p.m. and will feature freshman, junior varsity and varsity games. The boys will host Albia Tuesday night in South Central Conference play. Action begins at 5 p.m. at the high school.
Posted on 23 Jan 2017 by Bdemo

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