Hospital board to meet Thursday night

The Davis County Hospital Board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday night. The board will discuss and take action on correspondence the board has received. The agenda does not detail the topic of that correspondence. The board will consider appointments and will take action regarding a resolution, which calls for revenue refunding bonds. CEO Kirby Johnson will discuss senior life solutions.
Posted on 26 May 2016 by Bdemo

School board to meet Thursday

The Davis County School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. May 26. the agenda calls for the board to hear an energy star presentation, a district finance presentation and to engage in public discussion.
Posted on 26 May 2016 by Bdemo

Band send-off to be Thursday night

The Davis County High School Band will be leaving on their Memorial Day trip to Washington D.C. Thursday night. A send-off has been planned for the kids and the public is invited to the parking lot west of the high school building to wish the kids well. The sendoff will begin at 8:30 p.m.
Posted on 26 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

Supervisors pull $30,000 from streetscape funding

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

Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Monday

The annual Memorial Day Service at the IOOF Cemetery is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday. Jim Carlisle will be the featured speaker. In case of rain, the ceremony will be held at the American Legion Hall.
Posted on 25 May 2016 by Bdemo

Friday deadline for Letters to the Editor

Davis County residents may let their voices be heard by submitting Letters to the Editor in The Bloomfield Democrat. Letters for the June 1 issue must be submitted by noon Friday, May 27, due to the Memorial Day Holiday. Signatures are required.
Posted on 25 May 2016 by Bdemo



Donna Cope

Donna Jean Cope, 88, of Floris, died May 24, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Funeral services will be held Friday,  at 10:30 a.m. at the Kremer Funeral Home in Eldon. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Cedar Memorial Cemetery in Cedar Rapids. Visitation will be Thursday beginning at noon, with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Donnas honor may be directed to the Puppy Jake Foundation, or the National Stroke Association.
Posted on 25 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 at 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. Memorials may be made to Wesley Chapel Cemetery Association.
Posted on 25 May 2016 by Bdemo


Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Mustangs lose to Centerville, prepare for Albia

The Mustang baseball team suffered a 14-3 loss to Centerville Wednesday night. Davis County returns to action Friday night with a varsity doubleheader. Action begins at 5 p.m.
Posted on 26 May 2016 by Bdemo

Lady Mustangs lose to Centerville

The Lady Mustang softball team suffered a 7-0 loss to Centerville Wednesday night. Davis County returns to action Friday night with a game at Albia. Action begins at 4:30 p.m. and will include freshman, junior varsity and varsity games.
Posted on 26 May 2016 by Bdemo

Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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