News


Wilkinson is parade grand marshal

Leon Wilkinson of Bloomfield was honored as the honorary grand marshal of the Fort Bloomfield Rodeo Parade Saturday afternoon in Bloomfield. The parade and rodeo ended a three-day run by the Fort Bloomfield Rodeo in which hundreds of contestants were in the community to compete in several rodeo events.
Posted on 06 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Disaster relief available from flood and tornado damage

Governor Terry Branstad, has issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Davis County in response to the tornado and severe weather that hit the county last month. The proclamation activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Program for the county. Grants of $5,000 for households with up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level or a maximum income of $40,180 for a family of three are eligible to apply for the grants. 
Posted on 06 Jul 2015 by Bdemo


City Council to meet Thursday night

The Bloomfield City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday night. The council will discuss the future of the Babe Ruth diamond, Consider pay estimates for water tower improvements, and consider a resolution to accept public improvements for water main replacement and water tower improvements. The council will also consider a resolution to approve the sale of the spec building, consider a voluntary early retirement program, and discuss options when the water plant closes.
Posted on 02 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Rodeo begins Thursday night

The Fort Bloomfield Rodeo begins Thursday night and runs through Saturday at the Davis County Fairgrounds. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at the pavilion.
Posted on 02 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

 

Deaths

Bob Weaklen

Robert John (Bob) Weaklen, 61, of Bloomfield, passed away July 1, 2015 at the Davis County Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 6, at the Wagler Funeral Home with Pastor Sonny Smyser officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday with the family present from 2-4 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the Davis County A-Club and the Heartland Humane Society. 
Posted on 02 Jul 2015 by Bdemo
 


Sports

Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Lady Mustangs begin tournament play this week

The Lady Mustang softball team begins tournament play this week. Davis County travels to PCM on Wednesday for the opening round game. Action begins at 7 p.m.
Posted on 06 Jul 2015 by Bdemo

Mustangs beat E-B-F in St. Louis

The Mustang baseball team officially beat Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 5-2 Sunday afternoon in a game played at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo., That was the score at the end of the seven inning high school regulation game. The two teams were allowed to play for nine innings or two and a half hours. The game went into the eighth inning where Davis County aded eight more runs and a score of 13-2 when they walked off the field. Davis County returns to action Monday night with a game at Cardinal. Action begins at 5:30 p.m. with the junior varsity game. 
Posted on 06 Jul 2015 by Bdemo
 


Subsciptions
Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo