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Supervisors discuss jail construction

The Davis County Board of Supervisors heard some bad news Monday concerning the construction of the new jail. Construction was halted due to problems with the concrete panels that were cracking. Construction Manager John Hanson told the board that the vendor is re-pouring approximately 34 of the panels and there are six to seven already erected on the construction site that will need to be replaced. Hanson told the board that the project should be able to remain on schedule despite the setback. Hanson also said the sanitary system is in place and has been checked. He said the system would be checked again at a later date.
Posted on 28 Jun 2016 by Bdemo


Supervisors to meet Monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet Monday at 8:30 a.m. The board will consider a resolution to revise the county five-year plan, and discuss a possible temporary engineer sharing agreement with Van Buren County. The board will meet with Mike Johnson regarding a position title change and salary increase for one employee. They will meet with Jane Harris regarding mental health issues. They will consider health insurance changes, a Davis Center fireworks display, a temporary loan repayment, approve the 2016-17 levy sheet, compensation board representatives, discuss the courthouse custodial position and meet with Midwest Construction Consultants regarding the new Davis County Jail.
Posted on 24 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

Children's play to begin Friday night

The Davis County Childrens Theater production of Stories under the Big Top will be held Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. each night. Performances begin at 7 p.m. at the Iowa Theatre.
Posted on 24 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

Hairy Nation Days well attended

Heat and humidity didn’t stop large crowds from attending Hairy Nation Days this weekend in Bloomfield. Several activities were well attended all throughout Davis County during the day on Saturday. A huge crowd gathered on the square Saturday night for the Standing Hampton Concert and during Sunday mornings worship service.
Posted on 27 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

 

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Mustangs sweep Rockets

The Mustang baseball team swept Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont in a doubleheader Monday night. Davis County won by scores of 15-0 and 12-2. The Mustangs return to action Wednesday night with a varsity doubleheader at Clarke. Action begins at 5 p.m.
Posted on 28 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

Lady Mustangs lose to E-B-F, face Moravia Tuesday

The Lady Mustang softball team suffered a 12-2 loss to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Monday night. Bailea Yahnke led the offense with two hits. Davis County returns to action Tuesday hosting Moravia. The junior varsity game begins at 6 p.m. followed by a varsity game. Parents night activities will also be held.
Posted on 28 Jun 2016 by Bdemo
 


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Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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