Supervisors to meet Monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday morning. The Board will discuss the possible vacation of county road Dill Ave. The board will review the lease for the county farm land, discuss a pioneer cemetery ordinance meet with Lynn Davidson regarding Main Streets use of the courtyard and meet with Judy Combs regarding tourism.
Posted on 12 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Democrat wins awards

The Bloomfield Democrat won 16 awards last weekend at the Iowa Newspaper Association Convention. The newspaper was recognized for news and editorial writing, photography and also won several advertising awards including being named the newspaper with the best in class advertising. The newspaper also finished second in general excellence. Other top stories include the Bloomfield City Council voted to allow mobile food vendors to run businesses inside the city limits. Karly Good received her Ph.D. from Iowa State University. Sara Lawson was named a National Merit Scholarship finalist. In sports read about Walker and Dylan Henderson who qualified for the Class 2A District Tournament this week.
Posted on 10 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

School board to discuss capital projects plan Wednesday

The Davis County School Board will hold a special meeting Wednesday night at 6 p.m. in the board room. The board will spend time discussing a five-year capital projects plan.
Posted on 10 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Hospital votes to purchase Sparks clinic building

The Davis County Hospital Board of Trustees voted to purchase the Sparks Medical Clinic at a special meeting late last week. The purchase of the property will allow additional parking space for outpatients. CEO Kirby Johnson said no decision has been made yet on how to use the building. 
Posted on 11 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

DC farmland decreases in value

A  survey conducted by Iowa State University reveals the average value per acre of farmland in Davis County fell from $5,073 in 2014 to $4,848 in 2015.
Posted on 11 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Evans questions football for young players

Randy Evans questions whether the risks of health problems resulting from concussions is worth participation in football for young players. Check out his opinions in this weeks Stray Thoughts column in The Bloomfield Democrat.
Posted on 11 Feb 2016 by Bdemo



Harvey Ritz

Harvey Clyde Ritz, 91, of Bloomfield, passed away Feb. 9, 2016 at the Bloomfield Care Center. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Wagler Funeral Home with Pastor Jack Knox officiating. Burial will be at the Troy Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday with the family present to greet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. A memorial has been established to the Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library. Online condolences may be directed to
Posted on 10 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Teresa Joy "Terri" Howe

Teresa Joy "Terri" Howe, 57, of Bloomfield died Feb. 8, 2016 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bloomfield Tabernacle Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Shipley officiating. Burial of the cremains will be at the IOOF Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service with the family present to greet friends. A memorial has been established to her family. Online condolences may be directed to
Posted on 10 Feb 2016 by Bdemo


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Hendersons to compete in district tournamnt Saturday

Walker and Dylan Henderson will compete in the Class 2A District Wrestling Tournament in Knoxville Saturday. Action begins at noon at Knoxville High School. Both boys will be wrestling for a chance to earn a berth in the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament next week.
Posted on 12 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Lady Mustangs to play Central Lee Saturday

 The Lady Mustang basketball team travels to Donnellson Saturday night as they begin Class 3A Region 6 Tournament action. Davis County will play Central Lee at 7 p.m.
Posted on 12 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

Mustangs lose to Clark County

The Mustang basketball team suffered a 68-46 loss to Clark County, Mo. Thursday night. Davis County returns to action Monday night beginning tournament action in the Class 2A District 12 Tournament. Action begins at 6:30 p.m. Davis County will face Van Buren in the opening round. The game will be played at Pella Christian High School.
Posted on 12 Feb 2016 by Bdemo

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