News


Pearl Harbor remembered in this weeks Bloomfield Democrat

The 75th. anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor is featured on the front page of this weeks Bloomfield Democrat. Coverage of the war printed in December of 1941 has been reprinted in this weeks edition. Also included is a story about the late Neil Clyman who was a WWII POW and a story about the late Tom Prevo who witnessed the Pearl Harbor attacks. The Iowa Department of Education visted the Davis County School District last week. In sports, read about the first week of competitions by the Davis County winter sports teams.
Posted on 07 Dec 2016 by Bdemo


Council to move forward with city administrator position

The Bloomfield City Council agreed Thursday night to hire Callahan Municipal consultants to begin a search for employment candidates for a city administrator position. The council approved several construction payments and approved storage components for evidence storage at the new law center.They also approved the purchase of office furniture for the police department as they move into the new law center.
Posted on 02 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Supervisors to meet monday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet Monday. The board will meet with custodian Randy Norman at 8:50 a.m. They will meet with secondary roads officials at 9 a.m. and will also meet with Ernie Bohi regarding a Davis County Hospital program. 
Posted on 02 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Christmas concerts to be held Tuesday

The Davis County Elementary School Christmas Concert will take place at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the middle school gymnasium. The fifth and sixth grade concert will take place at 6 p.m. with the fifth grade followed by the sixth grade at 6:45 p.m. The seventh and eighth grade concert will also take place Tuesday night beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Posted on 05 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Donations still being sought by I CARE

The local I CARE program announced this week that it is still seeking donations and volunteers to "adopt" a child by taking an angel off the Angel Tree at Keith's Foods. Those wishing to help are asked to keep checking the Angel tree regularly because angels are being added frequently. Donations of gifts, cash or volunteer labor are still needed. Anne Morgan of Bloomfield is the contact person for the program. Sandy Mason is in charge of the Angel tree.
Posted on 06 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

 

Deaths

James Meredith Baughman

James Meredith Baughman, 85, of Pulaski, Iowa died Dec. 3, 2016 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. on Dec. 10, at the Pulaski Mennonite Church with Rev. Darrell Zook officiating.  Burial will be at the Pulaski Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Friday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials have been established to the Pulaski Mennonite Church and the Friends of the Bloomfield Public Library.
Posted on 06 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Virginia May Jarr

Virginia May Jarr, 86, of Bloomfield, Iowa died Dec. 3, at the Bloomfield Care Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Dec. 9 at the Wagler Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Frasher officiating.  Burial will be at the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday with the family present to greet friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. A memorial has been established
Posted on 04 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Margaret Johnson

Margaret Johnson, 101, of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away on December 2, 2016 at the Bloomfield Care Center. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Wagler Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Knox officiating.  Burial will be at the Johnson Cemetery in Davis County. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday with the family present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials have been established
Posted on 04 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Wanda Walker

Wanda Walker, 78, of Floris died Dec. 1 at the Bloomfield Care Center. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Dec. 8 at the Wagler Funeral Home with Rev. Heath Jarvis officiating. Burial will be at the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday with the family present to greet friends from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. A memorial has been established to the Bloomfield Care Center.
Posted on 02 Dec 2016 by Bdemo
 


Sports

Baseball/Softball scoreboards

Mustangs lose to Moravia, Wayne

The Mustang wrestling team suffered a 51-27 loss to Moravia and a 63-15 loss to Wayne in wrestling action Tuesday night. 
Posted on 07 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Mustangs lose to E-B-F Tuesday

The Mustang boys basketball team suffered a 66-47 loss to Eddyviulle-Blakesburg-Fremont Tuesday night. Davis County doesn't play again until Dec. 13.
Posted on 07 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Lady Mustangs lose to E-B-F, Play

The Lady Mustang basketball team suffered a 56-43 loss to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Tuesday night in South Central Conference action. Davis County returns to action Thursday with a game against Burlington. Action begins at 6 p.m. at the Davis County High School Gym. Junior varsity and varsity games will be played.
Posted on 07 Dec 2016 by Bdemo

Mustangs travel to Seymour Tuesday

The Mustang wrestling team returns to action Tuesday as they travel to Seymour to take on Centerville, Moravia and Wayne of Corydon. Action begins at 6 p.m. and will feature both junior varsity and varsity matches. 
Posted on 05 Dec 2016 by Bdemo
 


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