Supervisors pull $30,000 from streetscape

Two Davis County Supervisors attempted to stop the three-lane conversion of Highway 63 through Bloomfield by pulling $30,000 in funding for the project Monday. The  City Council approved the 4- to 3-lane conversion Thursday night. Read about both meetings and why these decisions were made in this weeks Bloomfield Democrat. A  complete listing of senior awards and scholarships is also included in this weeks Democrat as well as State Track results.
Posted on 25 May 2016 by Bdemo

Council votes for 3 lanes

The question of whether to convert Highway 63 along the east side of the square to three lanes from four lanes was settled by the City Council last night. Councilman Jack Woolard moved to approve the 3-lane plan with diagonal parking on the west side and parallel parking on the east side of Washington Street. Councilmen Earl Howard and Jeff Anderson also voted affirmatively. John Hilbert cast the only no vote. Councilman Jason Skaggs was absent from the meeting. The decision now enables architects to finalize Bloomfield’s streetscape plans. Construction is expected to begin in late summer.
Posted on 20 May 2016 by Bdemo

CAT grant awarded to Library, trails project

The Bloomfield Library and the Davis County Trails Committee received a CAT Grant last week from the Vision Iowa Board. The grant totaled $998,628 for the library renovation and the the trails project. A total of $815,000 of those funds will be used for the library and $83,628 will be used for the 640 linear feet of the trail.
Posted on 23 May 2016 by Bdemo

Sprint medley team finishes 13th

The Lady Mustang sprint medley relay team finished 13th overall in the Iowa State Track Meet on Saturday. Jaylynn Sharp, MChelle Allen, Augusta Hamaker and Allyssa Yahnke ran the race in 1:53.90
Posted on 23 May 2016 by Bdemo



LaVern Fenton

LaVern Fenton, 84, died May 21 at his home. Graveside services and burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Wesley Chapel Cemetery with his grandchildren, Dylan Van Antwerp and Ashleigh Richmond, presiding. Military services will be conducted by Walter B. Shafer Post 775 Veterans of Foreign Wars and O.B. Nelson Post 3 American Legion. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Memorials may be made to Wesley Chapel Cemetery Association.
Posted on 25 May 2016 by Bdemo


Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Softball loses, baseball wins

Davis County softball and baseball teams traveled to Wayne of Corydon for games last night. The softball team lost 13-3, and the baseball team won 7-5 in 8 innings.

Posted on 25 May 2016 by Bdemo

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