City Council to meet Thursday night

The Bloomfield City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday night. The council will discuss the future of the Babe Ruth diamond, Consider pay estimates for water tower improvements, and consider a resolution to accept public improvements for water main replacement and water tower improvements. The council will also consider a resolution to approve the sale of the spec building, consider a voluntary early retirement program, and discuss options when the water plant closes.
Posted on 02 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Rodeo begins Thursday night

The Fort Bloomfield Rodeo begins Thursday night and runs through Saturday at the Davis County Fairgrounds. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at the pavilion.
Posted on 02 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Rain keeps coming

Cleanup from last week’s storm is pretty much complete. However, rains continue to dump on Davis County. Additional storms over the weekend created more flooding and other problems for county residents. Officially, Davis County has received 5.58 inches of rain since June 24 after severe storms an a pair of tornadoes ripped through the county. 
Posted on 29 Jun 2015 by Bdemo

Library committee seeks public input

The Bloomfield Public Library is seeking public input for a renovation project. The public is asked to complete a three-minute survey online at The building committee is looking to uncover some possible needs for the library that have not been thought of yet. The committee will obtain results from the survey by July 15. 
Posted on 29 Jun 2015 by Bdemo

Rodeo to begin this week

The Fort Bloomfield Rodeo will get underway later this week at the Davis County Fairgrounds. The annual rodeo brings in contestants from several Midwestern states. The rodeo begins Thursday and runs through Saturday night.
Posted on 29 Jun 2015 by Bdemo

School approves budget

The Davis County School Board completed their 2015-2016 fiscal year budget Tuesday night. The board adjusted its budget to account for a 1.25 percent in supplemental state aid. The board reduced its tax asking for the management portion of the budget and will collect taxes at a rate of $15.97760 er $1,000 of taxable valuation. In other action, the board approved a contract agreement with the classified staff for a 3.7 percent overall increase and also hired Brittany Bresee as a high school science teacher. 
Posted on 30 Jun 2015 by Bdemo

Grassley to be in Bloomfield Wednesday

Senator Charles Grassley will be in Bloomfield Wednesday morning to meet  with the Bloomfield Rotary Club. The meeting will be at 6:45 a.m. at Southfork Grill. The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be an informal meeting so that Grassley can discuss issued with constituents. 
Posted on 30 Jun 2015 by Bdemo

Storm recovery is top story

Wednesday’s Bloomfield Democrat features a story about the recovery from last week’s tornado and the army of volunteers that helped local residents rebuild. Other top stories include the Fort Bloomfield Rodeo opens Thursday night. Changes have been made to the storm warning siren protocol. Reunion draws a huge crowd. In sports read about a local softball team that recently won a state championship.
Posted on 01 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Grassley discusses healthcare, deficit and more

U. S.Senator Charles Grassley was in Bloomfield Wednesday morning to talk with the Bloomfield Rotary Club and others about government issues. Grassley talked about issues concerning healthcare, social security, the national debt and much more. Topics discussed during the meeting were driven by questions from local residents. 
Posted on 01 Jul 2015 by Bdemo



Bob Weaklen

Robert John (Bob) Weaklen, 61, of Bloomfield, passed away July 1, 2015 at the Davis County Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 6, at the Wagler Funeral Home with Pastor Sonny Smyser officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Davis County A-Club and the Heartland Humane Society. 
Posted on 02 Jul 2015 by Bdemo


Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Mustangs to play Chariton, Fort Madison

The Mustang boys’ baseball team will travel to Chariton Thursday night for a varsity doubleheader. Action begins at 5:30 p.m. Davis County hosts Fort Madison Friday night in a varsity doubleheader beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Posted on 02 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Lady Mustangs beat Centerville, face Chariton Thursday

The Lady Mustang softball team scored an 11-8 victory over Centerville Wednesday night in a make-up game from last week. The game resumed in the fourth inning with Davis County having a 9-2 lead. Davis County scored two more in that fourth inning last night and held off a Centerville rally for the win. Davis County will end its regular season Thursday night with games at Chariton. Action begins at 5 p.m. with the freshman game. The junior varsity and varsity games will follow. 
Posted on 02 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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