Schooley is top story

Brooks Schooley of rural Bloomfield is battling Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy and was born with it. Schooley is approaching a point in her life when a wheelchair and other mobility equipment have become needs she will realize very soon. Schooley and her husband James have entered a contest to win a handicapped mobility van and are asking the publics help in the form of online voting to help them have a chance to win it. Wednesdays Bloomfield Democrat features a story about Schooley, her medical condition and how the public can help. Other top stories include Ken Padget has spent his entire career keeping school children safe as the school districts bus mechanic. The city of Pulaski has installed a new weather warning siren. Foreign exchange student Ellen Huang won the best of show award in last weeks art show. In sports, read about the successes of the Davis County sports teams over the past week.
Posted on 04 May 2016 by Bdemo

Candidates announced

Candidates for the June Primary Election have been announced. Four people will be battling for a chance to take over Dale Taylors seat on the Davis County Board of Supervisors. They include democrats Allan Bodkins and Dan Hutchings. Republican candidates include Adam D. Bridgman and Alan Yahnke. Auditor Linda Humphrey and Sheriff Dave Davis are seeking re-election and running unopposed on the democratic ballot for their offices. No republican candidates have filed nomination papers. State Representative Curt Hanson is seeking re-election to his seat in the Iowa Legislature. He is running unopposed. There are no candidates seeking election to his seat on the Republican ballot.
Posted on 29 Apr 2016 by Bdemo

DC Fair Quilt blocks available

The Davis County Fair has announced its quilt block competition for 2016. Packets for the contest can be picked up at the Davis County Recorders office and at Upholstery and Sew Forth. The theme for this years contest is Stars and the deadline to return the quilt block is July 1.
Posted on 02 May 2016 by Bdemo

Library board to meet Tuesday

The Bloomfield Public Library Board will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, at the library. An architect from ASK Studios will discuss the building update and there will be a Construction Committee Report on a discussion with the Genealogy Society. The board will be developing a volunteer vetting process, and committee reports will be given.
Posted on 02 May 2016 by Bdemo

Pre-contest concert is Tuesday night

The Davis County High School Music Department will host its pre-contest concert Tuesday night in the high school gymnasium. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Posted on 03 May 2016 by Bdemo



Joe Dean Woolard

Joe Dean Woolard, 78, of Bloomfield died May 2 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wagler Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Knox officiating. Burial with military rites performed by Reed Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion will be at the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Bloomfield Christian Church and the Bloomfield Country Club.
Posted on 04 May 2016 by Bdemo

Jeanine Ella Wilfawn

Jeanine Ella Wilfawn, 86, of Bloomfield died April 30 at the Davis County Hospital. Graveside services with burial of the cremated remains will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 5 at the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield with Rev. Charles Courtney officiating. No visitation is planned. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to Hospice of Wapello and Davis Counties and the Heartland Human Society. Wagler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Posted on 03 May 2016 by Bdemo


Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Thursday sports schedule

The Lady Mustang golf team returns to The Preserve at Honey Creek Thursday for the Lady Mohawk Invitational. The 18-hole tournament will begins at noon. The boys golf team travels to Chariton for the Charger Invitational beginning at 1 p.m.
Posted on 04 May 2016 by Bdemo

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