The Reed-Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion honored several students last week with scholarships. Tristan Owen, Allison Hulsizer, Allison Gooden, Madison Snyder, Olivia McDougall, Oleeta Morrison, Erin Oswalt Mac Chilton, Seth Mitchell and Kyle Bales each received a scholarship this year. A total of $5,000 was dispersed between the students. In the past four years, the local American Legion has distributed $13,000 in scholarship funds to local seniors.
The American Legion Reed-Whisler Post #70 will sponsor a Memorial Day Ceremony at the IOOF Cemetery in Bloomfield Monday, May 25. The Legions color guard will march from the Davis County Hospital to the cemetery podium at 10:30 a.m. The DCHS Band will march to the site as well. Jim Carlisle will deliver the address.
Edna Ione Leyda, 86, of rural Bloomfield passed away May 25 at the Bloomfield Care Center. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29 at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Donna Olinger officiating. Cremation will follow the service with burial of the cremains at the IOOF Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday with the family present to greet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. A memorial has been established in her name to the Davis County Dollars for Scholars. Online condolences may be left at www.waglerfuneralhome.com.
The Mustang baseball team begins its season Tuesday night hosting Wayne of Corydon in non-conference action. The junior varsity game begins at 6 p.m. followed by one varsity game. The boys return to action Wednesday night hosting Clarke. Action begins at 5:30 p.m. with the junior varsity game. The varsity game will follow.
The Lady Mustang softball team will open the 2015 season Tuesday night with a game at Wayne of Corydon. The varsity game will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the junior varsity game. The girls will be back in action Wednesday as they host Clarke. Action begins at 5 p.m. and will feature a freshman, junior varsity and varsity game.