Bloomfield Senior Citizens Center menus for Oct. 27--Meat sauce, spaghetti noodles, lima beans, layered lettuce salad, diced pears, orange juice. Activities: Wii games at 9-11:30 a.m. Cards at 12:45 p.m.
The Bloomfield City Council approved a resolution Thursday night to issue water revenue capital loan notes in the amount of $3.5 million to help finance the city’s plans to hook up to Rathbun Rural Water. The vote was taken Thursday night following a public hearing.
The council also agreed to participate in an Iowa Department of Energy Management Program Grant. Butch Priester was appointed to the Bloomfield Historic Preservation Commission.
DPW Ted Henderson announced Friday that the East Street intersection will be closed Friday and will remain closed until the end of the project. This leaves no access for residents who live between East Street and Brown Street forcing them to park either one of those two streets.
The closing of the East Street intersection also cuts off full access to the high school parking lot, which means students will have to park in the pool parking and in other locations.
Fox River Hardwoods of rural Bloomfield cuts and ships wood to many areas including the east coast and also Canada. Wednesday’s Bloomfield Democrat features a story about the business started by Omar Kuhns back in 1992.
Other top stories:
*Butch and Lois Priester of Bloomfield recently received a $75,000 Challenge Grant to help with costs of renovating buildings on the west side of the Bloomfield square.
*Enrollment is up in the Davis County Community School District.
*Wednesday’s Bloomfield Democrat features several stories saluting pork production in Davis County.
*In sports, read about the Mustang football team’s victory over Centerville, the cross country team’s victories at the conference meet and the volleyball team’s success on the courts last week.
Alcoholics Anonymous will return to Bloomfield this week after not meeting for the past several years.
Pastor Tim Frasher of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church and two other individuals are working together to bring back the meetings in an effort to help others.
The first meeting of the group will be held Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at the Old School Social Center.
The group will be meeting weekly, but the first meeting will be an open meeting not only for those who want to address addiction problems, but for those who are in supporting roles as well. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety.
Jerald Dean Jackson, 72, of Floris, Iowa died October 21, 2014 at the Ottumwa Regional Health Center due to injuries suffered in a car accident.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at the Wagler Funeral Home with Pastors Dave Albert and Jack Jackson officiating. Burial will be at the Mt. Gilead Cemetery near Floris, Iowa. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established to the Davis County 4-H. Online condolences may be directed to www.waglerfuneralhome.com.
J's One Stop--Monday special: Cheeseburger, side, drink, $5.34; 12 oz. coffee, 25¢.
Vote Nov. 4 Alan Yahnke for County Supervisor. (Paid by Alan Yahnke, 22633 195th St., Bloomfield, IA 52537.)
Re-elect Ron Bride, Republican Candidate for Davis County Supervisor. Paid for by Ron Bride, 23064 Mahogany Avenue, Bloomfield, Iowa 52537
This weekend at the Iowa Theatre: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Rated PG. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 4 p.m.
Need your garden plowed? Call Ron, 641-208-5149
Davis Center has an immediate opening for a PT Dietary Aide/Cook. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. For more information contact Davis Center at 641-664-3202. Applications available at the facility or online at www.optimaelifeservices.com
Courtyard Gallery presents Brenda Boatman s artist exhibition Saturday, Oct. 25, 1-4 p.m. Beautiful watercolors and refreshments. (Nathan Woolard book signing)
BOOK SIGNING-Nathan Woolard: Sat., Oct. 25, 1-4 p.m., Courtyard Gallery & Studio, West side Square.
Rummage Sale at Bloomfield Care Center Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. All proceeds to benefit residents.