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Rodeo to highlight weekend activities

The 38th annual Fort Bloomfield Rodeo will begin Saturday in the pavilion at the Davis County Fairgrounds. The rodeo will feature performances on Saturday, Sunday and Monday nights beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night. Several other activities will be taking place on July 4 in conjunction with the rodeo. The Bloomfield Rotary Club will host its annual pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Monday morning. The annual Fort Bloomfield Rodeo Parade will begin at 1 p.m. The parade will begin near the Davis County High School and will run through Bloomfield crossing the north and west sides of the square before heading west past the Davis County Law Center. The parade will travel down West Street and Chestnut Street before ending at the Davis County fairgrounds. A community fireworks display will be held Monday night at the Davis County Fairgrounds following the rodeo performance. 
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Posted on 01 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

Supervisors to meet Tuesday

The Davis County Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 5 due to the Independence Day holiday. The agenda calls for the board to meet with secondary roads at 9 a.m. approve quarterly reports, meet with representatives of Grim Farms to discuss the county home property and continue discussions about the courthouse custodial position.
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Posted on 01 Jul 2016 by Bdemo

Children's play to begin Friday night

The Davis County Childrens Theater production of Stories under the Big Top will be held Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. each night. Performances begin at 7 p.m. at the Iowa Theatre.
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Posted on 24 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

Hairy Nation Days well attended

Heat and humidity didn’t stop large crowds from attending Hairy Nation Days this weekend in Bloomfield. Several activities were well attended all throughout Davis County during the day on Saturday. A huge crowd gathered on the square Saturday night for the Standing Hampton Concert and during Sunday mornings worship service.
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Posted on 27 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

Supervisors discuss jail construction

The Davis County Board of Supervisors heard some bad news Monday concerning the construction of the new jail. Construction was halted due to problems with the concrete panels that were cracking. Construction Manager John Hanson told the board that the vendor is re-pouring approximately 34 of the panels and there are six to seven already erected on the construction site that will need to be replaced. Hanson told the board that the project should be able to remain on schedule despite the setback. Hanson also said the sanitary system is in place and has been checked. He said the system would be checked again at a later date.
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Posted on 28 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

Jail construction concerns is top story

The Davis County Board of Supervisors discussed faulty concrete panels built to be part of the new Davis County Jail. Up to 34 panels will be replaced before work can continue. Wednesdays Bloomfield Democrat features a story about the problem and the discussion held Monday with the supervisors concerning the issue. Other top stories include the Pulaski Firefighters recently underwent training for its many volunteers. MPA Computers recently completed an exterior remodeling project. The Fort Bloomfield Rodeo begins this week. In sports, check out the baseball and softball scrapbook.
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Posted on 28 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

Rodeo opens Saturday night

The annual Fort Bloomfield Rodeo opens Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. in the pavilion at the Davis County Fairgrounds. The rodeo will feature calf roping, breakaway roping, team roping, bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, and bull riding. The rodeo continues through Monday, July 4. Tryouts for the mutton busting will be July 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. This activity is for 4-8 year olds.
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Posted on 30 Jun 2016 by Bdemo

Democrat deadlines for holiday weekend

Due to the July 4 holiday, Bloomfield Democrat advertising deadlines will be 3 p.m. Thursday, June 30, for display advertising and 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, for classified advertising.
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Posted on 30 Jun 2016 by Bdemo