City Council to meet Thursday night

The Bloomfield City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday night. the council will consider job descriptions for water distribution operator and a waste water operator positions. They will consider a payment to Shane Poe Construction for water main replacement work and will discuss change order for the same project. The council will consider an internet upgrade, expansion of an IT contract, approve construction of a frontage road, and consider business lighting upgrades and a cap on commercial lighting and custom rebate incentives. In other action, the council will discuss the alley at 304 South Madison, discuss closing streets for the fall festival, an employee wellness program and a salary increase for the Mutchler Community Center director.
Posted on 03 Sep 2015 by Bdemo

Howk injured in accident

Kerbe Howk, 16, of Bloomfield was injured Saturday afternoon in an auto accident on Peach Avenue in Davis County. The accident happened near the Locust Grove Church. The accident was reported at 1:15 p.m. A report by the Iowa State Patrol shows Howk was southbound on Peach Avenue and rear-ended a tractor and manure wagon. The tractor and manure wagon drug Howk’s vehicle for a short distance before coming to a stop. Howk suffered injuries in the crash and was taken to the Davis County Hospital and later taken by helicopter to another facility for treatment. The Davis County Sheriffs Department, Bloomfield Police Department, and Davis County EMS assisted with the accident. 
Posted on 31 Aug 2015 by Bdemo

Tryouts begin Tuesday for 'The Wedding Singer'

Tryouts for the Davis County Players production of The Wedding Singer will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Iowa Theatre. Auditions will begin at 7:30 p.m. The musical comedy will be performed Nov. 12-15. High school age students and adults are encouraged to audition for the parts and chorus. 
Posted on 01 Sep 2015 by Bdemo

Williams setenced in sex abuse case

Wyatt Williams of rural Bloomfield was sentenced last Friday in a sex abuse case involving social media. Williams entered a written plea of guilty in his case. Williams received a two-year suspended prison sentence and was given two-years probation. He was also ordered to register wit the Iowa Sex Offender Registry. Williams was also ordered to pay all court costs and fines in the case.
Posted on 01 Sep 2015 by Bdemo

School election, bond issue are top story

The school election is less than a week away. Davis County voters will be asked to decide the fate of a $9.6 million bond issue, which is proposed to upgrade facilities. Doug Dixon, Nancy Hougland, Ken Wuthrich are up for re-election as well. Wuthrich will see competition from Jim Kuberski in the only contested race. Other top stories in this weeks newspaper include Jessi Schramm is the new herd manager at Jo-Ed Dairy in Western Davis County. Several residents attended a public meeting to learn more about the proposed school bond issue. In sports, read about the first football and volleyball contests of the season.
Posted on 02 Sep 2015 by Bdemo

Tryouts continue

Tryouts for the Wedding Singer, a musical by the Davis County Players, will continue Wednesday and Thursday night at the Iowa Theatre. Sessions begin at 7:30 p.m.
Posted on 02 Sep 2015 by Bdemo





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Mustangs to host Chariton

he Mustang football team will play its first home game of the 2015 season. Davis County will host Chariton in a non-district game. Action begins at 4:45 p.m. with the freshman game. the varsity game will follow. 
Posted on 03 Sep 2015 by Bdemo

Cross country team to open season Thursday night

The Davis County cross country teams will be in action Thursday at the Wayne County Invitational in Corydon. Action begins at 5 p.m. at the Waldon Park Golf Course.
Posted on 03 Sep 2015 by Bdemo

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Auditions for the Davis County Players  upcoming production of the musical romantic comedy  The Wedding Singer  will be Sept. 1, 2, and 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Iowa Theatre in Bloomfield. Actors, singers and dancers of all ages are encouraged to try out! Show dates are Nov. 12 through 15.
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