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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


Firefighters receive grain bin rescue training

Bloomfield Firefighters recently underwent training with new grain bin rescue equipment. The department learned techniques that will safely extract someone from being trapped. Wednesdays Bloomfield Democrat features a story about that important training. Other top stories include a story about how the outcome of the upcoming bond issue could affect the ability of the community to receive $3 million in grant funding. Shelly Bassett and Becky Eaton of Davis County spent a week cleaning up the Wapsipinicon River in northeast Iowa and were participants in Project AWARE. In sports, the annual fall sports preview appears in this weeks edition.
Posted on 26 Aug 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

 

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Lady Mustangs lose volleyball opener

Centerville handed Davis County a 3-0 loss in South Central Conference volleyball action Tuesday night. Davis County lost by scores of 25-22, 25-17 and 25-18. 
Posted on 02 Sep 2015 by Bdemo
 


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Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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