Controversy arises over guns at hospital

Dr. Sean Brodale has proposed changing the  Davis County Hospital policy on banning guns to allowing staff members and visitors with concealed carry permits to bring weapons into the hospital. He feels changing the policy will increase safety. Sherriff Dave Davis, Police Chief Shawn Armstrong, Hospital CEO Kirby Johnson and others share their reactions in stories in the March 4 issue of The Bloomfield Democrat.
Posted on 04 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

Other top stories

Other top stories in the March 4 issue of The Bloomfield Democrat: *A DCHS student is arrested for displaying a shotgun on school property. *Three Lady Mustangs were named to the all-conference basketball team. *Student-designed ads for local businesses are included in the Democrat Create-an-Ad section.
Posted on 04 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

Images of the Past

Images of the Past this week features the Hamburger Inn and its 5-cent hamburgers.
Posted on 04 Mar 2015 by Bdemo

Change marijuana laws

In his Stray Thoughts column, Randy Evans calls for the Legislature to change the medical marijuana laws.
Posted on 04 Mar 2015 by Bdemo



Gleam Dabney

Madlyn Gleam Dabney, 87, of Bloomfield died March 3, 2015. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, at the Wagler Funeral Home with Minister Kevin Mote officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, with family present from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are to the Savannah Christian Church.
Posted on 03 Mar 2015 by Bdemo


Baseball/Softball scoreboards


Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo
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Iowa Theatre, 7 p.m.
Students, $5. Adults, $6. Tickets at door. Pictures with Cinderella and coach, $2.
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Posted on 16 Jul 2014 by Bdemo