Meet the Mustangs is Thursday night

Meet the Mustangs will be held Thursday night in the Davis County Courtyard. Vendors will be on the grounds by 5:30 p.m. (including food vendors) with festivities beginning at 6:10 p.m. New faculty for the school district will be introduced. Middle school and high school band, choir, cheerleaders and all fall sports teams will also be introduced during the event. The public is encouraged to attend the event and bring lawn chairs.
Posted on 25 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

Historic Preservation group reviews streetscape plans

Around 20 people attended a joint meeting of the Davis County Historic Preservation Commission and the Board of Supervisors. Chris Ball showed slides detailing streetscape plans affecting the courtyard and the courthouse. The Commission is seeking more detailed information from the Streetscape Committee as well as responses from the State Historic Preservation Office before giving its approval to the plans.
Posted on 25 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

City Council approves no-wake ordinance on Lake Fisher

The Bloomfield City Council approved the second reading of the no-wake ordinance on Lake Fisher Thursday night. The third reading has been waived. The ordinance will go into effect as soon as it is published in The Bloomfield Democrat legals section. September 15 has been set as the date for the public hearing on the Bloomfield Public Library addition. The council also approved Appleseed to host an educational shoot at the shooting range.
Posted on 19 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

School could save thousands on energy

The Davis County School Board heard an energy audit report this week after Jacob Hoogensen, an intern with the DNR and a senior at ISU in Mechanical Engineering, studied energy efficiency usage at the three school buildings. He told the board they could save several thousand dollars per year by replacing four window AC units in the elementary and replacing the boilers in the old high school. He also gave the board figures on a solar array. For more complete information, see the Aug. 17 issue of The Bloomfield Democrat.
Posted on 19 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

Supervisors to discuss Bible Reading Marathon

The Davis County Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday with the following items on the agenda: utility application for RRWA; discuss weapon free zone ordinance; approve courthouse Christmas light contract; approve Randy Norman for custodial position; consider hiring Carosh/Shindell regarding HIPAA compliance; consider request for use of courtyard for Bible Reading Marathon Sept. 8-11; discuss public health trailer; meet with John Hansen regarding jail updates and pay requests.
Posted on 19 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

Ernst to be in Bloomfield

U. S. Senator Joni Ernst will be in Bloomfield on Tuesday as part of her 99 county tour. Ernst will be at Keith's Foods beginning at noon Tuesday.
Posted on 22 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

New school year begins Wednesday

Classes in the Davis County School District will begin Wednesday for the 2016-2017 school year. Teachers have been working for the past several days to get classrooms prepared for the students. Teachers have also been conducting staff development meetings in preparation for the school year. Fall sports also get underway this week as the Mustang football and volleyball teams have competitions slated for Friday and Saturday.

Posted on 23 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

Supervisors to meet Wednesday evening

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet with the Davis County Historic Preservation Commission at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24. The meeting will be held in the courtroom. The two groups will discuss the streetscape design. the supervisors will also meet with Joshua Stockland to discuss the use of the gazebo on Aug. 27.
Posted on 24 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

Newspaper to report on hospital meeting next week

A Davis County Hospital Board agenda presented to the Bloomfield Democrat late last week contained erroneous information regarding the date and the time of the meeting. The agenda called for the meeting to be held Tuesday but also contained Mondays date of Aug. 22. Due to the mistake, newspaper officials missed the meeting, which was actually held on Monday evening. Hospital CEO Kirby Johnson has agreed to meet with newspaper staff, go over the agenda and discuss what happened at the meeting. A report on the meeting will appear in the Aug. 31 edition of the newspaper.
Posted on 24 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

Stockham is top story

Cindy Stockham of Bloomfield will celebrate what she calls her fourth rebirthday later this month. Wednesdays Bloomfield Democrat features a story about Stockhams battle with cancer and her new lease on life. Other top stories include Clarabell Knapps steer brings $11,000 in the Governors Charity Steer Show. The Davis County Players fall production is in danger of not taking place unless more men come forward to fill parts. Meet the Mustangs is set for Thursday night.
Posted on 24 Aug 2016 by Bdemo



Bernice Evelyn Lister

Bernice Evelyn Lister, 100, of Stiles, Iowa died Aug. 24, 2016 at her home after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at the Barker United Methodist Church with Pastors Dee Wiley and Kramer Smith officiating. Burial will be at the Barker Cemetery in Scotland County, MO. Visitation will begin Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.  Memorials have been established to the Barker United Methodist Church and Hospice of Wapello and Davis Counties. Wagler Funeral Home  is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be left at
Posted on 25 Aug 2016 by Bdemo


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Football, Volleyball teams to begin sesaons

Fall sports at the Davis County High School get underway this weekend. The Mustang football team will open the 2016 football season with a non-district game at Fort Madison. Action begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Madison High School football field. The Lady Mustang volleyball team will begin its season Saturday at the Bondurant-Farrar Tournament. Action gets underway at 8 a.m. Saturday morning in Bondurant.
Posted on 25 Aug 2016 by Bdemo

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