Hospital to host session on sports-related brain injuries

The Davis County Hospital is hosting a live video-conference titled "Sports Related Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: How to Recognize, Diagnose and Treat" Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 6-7 p.m. in the hospitals Conference Room D. It is open to the public.
Posted on 04 Aug 2015 by Bdemo

Swim party scheduled for students

The Bloomfield Optimist Club is sponsoring a free Swim Party at the Pool for davis County youth from second grade through high school Thursday, Aug. 6, from 6-8 p.m.
Posted on 04 Aug 2015 by Bdemo

Organization needed to head up Christmas lighting

In a letter to the editor in this weeks Bloomfield Democrat, Main Street Director Lyn Davidson calls for volunteer organizations to step up and take over the Courtyard Christmas lighting project. Due to life circumstances, Main Street committee members are no longer able to continue this project. Those willing to help should contact the Main Street office at 664-2309.
Posted on 31 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

School supply fair Saturday

A free school supply fair is being held at the Bloomfield Christian Church from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. The event is sponsored by several churches for families who need assistance with school supplies for their children.
Posted on 31 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Several honored at Drakesville Reunion

Robert Leyda, 85, was given a rocking chair Friday night for being the oldest soldier present at the Drakesville Reunion. Betty Spilman, 89, was presented with a chair Saturday night for being the oldest Settler present. Liberty Burton was named Drakesville Reunion Queen with Allison Beam chosen as first runner-up and Elle Chickering as second runner-up. Harlan and Karen Rudd were honored as parade grand marshals.
Posted on 03 Aug 2015 by Bdemo

Public to learn about school updates Tuesday night

The School Improvement Committee will be hosting a public information meeting on proposed updates to school athletic and music facilities Tuesday evening. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. in the high school commons. The public is encouraged to attend and learn more about the need for updates, proposed plans, and finances for the project. The bond issue for the updates is set for Sept. 8.
Posted on 03 Aug 2015 by Bdemo



J. Dean Baughman

J. Dean Baughman, 85, of Shawnee, Kan. died Aug. 1, 2015. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Wagler Funeral Home with Pastors Tim Frasher and Ellis Andrews officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery. No visitation is planned. A memorial has been established to the Olathe Hospice House. Online condolences may be left at
Posted on 04 Aug 2015 by Bdemo

Dennis R. Pence

Dennis R. Pence, 65, of Ottumwa died Aug. 1 at Hospice House in Ottumwa after a courageous battle with ALS. Graveside services and burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ottumwa Cemetery with Rev. Aaron Swaim officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home in Ottumwa with the family present from 5:30 -8 p.m. Tuesday. Memorials may be made to ALS (Lou Gehrigs disease) Association or Hospice serving Wapello and Davis Counties, 927 Pennsylvania Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501.
Posted on 03 Aug 2015 by Bdemo


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Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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