News


Police waiting to charge Walker in car theft case

The Bloomfield Police Department will await extradition of Randall Walker Jr., of Ottumwa before filing charges against him following an incident last week. Walker is accused of rummaging through local vehicles and a local business trailer before stealing a care on March 25. The car was later found in a ditch near Cantril. The incident was part of a four-county crime spree that ended in Scotland County, Mo. Walker is facing multiple charges in Missouri along with multiple car theft charges in Iowa. 
Posted on 31 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

Hall arrested on sex abuse charge

Bloomfield Police Chief Shawn Armstrong announced Monday that police have arrested James Hall, 54, of 211 East Franklin St., Bloomfield. Hall was charged with third degree sexual abuse following an incident Saturday afternoon, March 28. Hall is accused of sexually assaulting a woman without her consent. he was placed in the Davis County Jail on $10,000 bond. 
Posted on 31 Mar 2015 by Bdemo


Fire departments respond to structure fire Thursday

Fire departments from Bloomfield, Floris, Drakesville and Pulaski were all dispatched to a structure fire Thursday night at the Farmers Country Market located at 18780 200th Street west of Bloomfield. The fire was reported at 8:57 p.m. Thursday night. No further details have been released at this point.
Posted on 27 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

Supervisors to meet Monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday. The board will discuss road vacations for parts of Mink Blvd, and Rainbow Ave., at 9 a.m. They will discuss the use of the courtyard by Crisis Intervention at 10 a.m. and consider a liquor license for The Meadows. The board will meet with assessor Lois Heckethorn at 10:45 a.m. to discuss business property tax credits.

Posted on 27 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

Partners In Education group revived

Partners In Education, a parent driven organization, has been revived. The focus of the group is to help the Davis County Elementary School in many ways. The group has benefited the school with fundraisers, which supported field trips, academic programs, assemblies and many other things. Any parents of students in the elementary school are encouraged to get involved. The next meeting will be April 23 at 6 p.m. in the elementary school.

Posted on 30 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

Property taxes due on Tuesday

Tuesday is the last day for Davis County land and property owners to pay their second half property taxes without penalty. Payments must be made in the Davis County Treasurer’s office between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Payments may also be made online at www.iowatreasurers.org.
Posted on 30 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

 

Deaths

Bernie French Martin

Bernie French Martin, 87, of Bloomfield died March 27 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 2 at the Mark Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Axtell officiating. Burial will be at the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. unit the time of the service at the church. A memorial fund has been established to the Mark Baptist Church Building Fund.
Posted on 30 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

Danny Roberts

Danny Eugene Roberts, 68, of rural Drakesville died March 27 in an auto accident. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Wagler Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Matheney officiating. Burial will be at the Wesley Chapel North Cemetery in Davis County. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials have been established to the Davis County Little League. Davis County Babe Ruth and high school baseball programs and the American Heart Association.
Posted on 27 Mar 2015 by Bdemo
 


Sports

Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Lady Mustangs host Centerville Tuesday

The Lady Mustang tennis team begins its season Tuesday hosting Centerville in a South Central Conference meet. Action begins at 4 p.m. The meet will be held at the tennis courts north of the middle school.
Posted on 30 Mar 2015 by Bdemo
 


Subsciptions
Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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