Building committee to discuss facilities Thursday afternoon

The building committee of the Davis County School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The committee will continue discussions concerning facility options and creating a plan to upgrade both athletic facilities and academic buildings. 
Posted on 27 May 2015 by Bdemo

Carlisle to speak Memorial Day

The American Legion Reed-Whisler Post #70 will sponsor a Memorial Day Ceremony at the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield Monday, May 25. The Legions color guard will march from the Davis County Hospital to the cemetery podium at 10:30 a.m. The DCHS Band will march to the site as well. Jim Carlisle will deliver the address.
Posted on 22 May 2015 by Bdemo

Scholarships presented

The Reed-Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion honored several students last week with scholarships. Tristan Owen, Allison Hulsizer, Allison Gooden, Madison Snyder, Olivia McDougall, Oleeta Morrison, Erin Oswalt Mac Chilton, Seth Mitchell and Kyle Bales each received a scholarship this year. A total of $5,000 was dispersed between the students. In the past four years, the local American Legion has distributed $13,000 in scholarship funds to local seniors. 
Posted on 26 May 2015 by Bdemo

Anhydrous tank accident is top story

County and state emergency services personnel responded to an accident involving an overturned anhydrous tank South of Drakesville last week. Wednesdays Bloomfield Democrat features a story about the spill, how it happened and the work it took to clean it up. Other top stories this week include Jim Carlisle was the featured speaker Monday at the annual Memorial Day ceremony. Dr. Ron Graeff talks about his decision to practice medicine in Davis County. In sports, Kate Birchmier won the Class 2A shot put again last week and also set a new record with her toss of 43-9 in the state meet.
Posted on 27 May 2015 by Bdemo

State prohibits public exhibits of poultry and fowl

The Iowa Department of Agriculture this week announced that live bird exhibitions will be prohibited at county fairs across Iowa and the Iowa State Fair during the summer of 2015. The order also prohibits live birds from being sold at livestock auction markets, swap meets and exotic sales. The decision was made in response to the avian flue epidemic that has surfaced in Iowa. 
Posted on 27 May 2015 by Bdemo



Esther Rinkenberger

Esther S. Rinkenberger, 96, of Peoria, Ill. and former resident of Bloomfield, died May 27 at the Apostolic Christian Skylines Home in Peoria. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Bloomfield Apostolic Christian Church with church ministers officiating. Burial will be at the Pulaski Cemetery. Visitation begins at 1 p.m. Friday with the family present from 5-7 p.m. at the Wagler Funeral Home. A memorial has been established to the Apostolic Skylines Home, 7023 NE Skyline Dr., Peoria, IL 61614.
Posted on 27 May 2015 by Bdemo

Edna Ione Leyda

Edna Ione Leyda, 86, of rural Bloomfield passed away May 25 at the Bloomfield Care Center. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, at the Wagler Funeral Home with Rev. Donna Olinger officiating. Cremation will follow the service with burial of the cremains at the IOOF Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday with the family present to greet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. A memorial has been established in her name to the DC Dollars for Scholars.
Posted on 26 May 2015 by Bdemo


Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Clarke hands DC loss in opening game

The Lady Mustang softball team suffered a 9-1 loss to Clarke Wednesday night. Connor Wilfawn scored Davis County’s only run in the bottom of the fifth as she walked and later scored on an error. Davis County had three hits from Whitney Madden, Bailea Yahnke and M’Chelle Allen. Davis County returns to action Friday hosting Centerville. Action begins at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity game. the varsity game will follow.
Posted on 27 May 2015 by Bdemo

Mustangs beat Clarke in opener

The Mustang baseball team started the season with a 4-2 win over Clarke Wednesday night. The Mustangs scattered six hits. Jacob Jones pitched six innings for the win. Saban Goodson picked up the save. Goodson and Mac Chilton led the offense with two hits each. Davis County returns to action Friday night hosting Centerville in a varsity doubleheader. Action begins at 5:30 p.m.
Posted on 27 May 2015 by Bdemo

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