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The Bloomfield High School Class of 1952 held its 70th class reunion at Southfork Grill in June. Shown are Charles (Toad) Swaim, Jean (Proctor) Swaim, Harley Wilkinson, Margaret (Craig) Fox, Ardith (Reyes) Pearson, Letha (Carrier) Hill, Martha (Bales) Clark, Wally Horn, and Kay (Lister) Spee…

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The Class of 1957 met for their 64th Anniversary Reunion Saturday, Sept. 10, at Southfork Restaurant in Bloomfield. Twenty were in attendance with 13 being graduates of Bloomfield High School. The class of 1957 had 78 graduates; 37 are living and 41 have passed away. 

Phil Ware of Bloomfield will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house on Sunday, Oct. 9 from 1-3 p.m. at the Bloomfield Country Club.

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A new state record was set at Bloomfield’s Giant Pumpkin Bash last Saturday morning as Pete Caspers’ giant pumpkin was lowered onto the scales.

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Donovan Wintermote was charged with willful injury, disorderly conduct, and public intoxication following an incident at the apartment building at 208 N. Madison Street the night of Sept. 11.

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Bloomfield Interim Police Chief Zach Dunlavy joined a delegation of Davis County School District employees at a “Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED)” workshop in Florida in mid-September.

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Boyd Brinegar and Chloe Fetcho were crowned Homecoming King and Queen at DCHS Thursday. Photos of their attendants can be found on page 8B.

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All of Davis County seemed to be bustling with activity Saturday as crowds filled downtown Bloomfield for the Fall Festival and Car Show as well as the Giant Pumpkin Bash and the Farmers’ Market.

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Firefighters from Bloomfield, Drakesville, Floris and Pulaski Fire Departments responded to a house fire at the Andy and Beth Baughman home at 606 W. Jefferson Street in Bloomfield Friday afternoon.

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The Davis County Cattlemen’s annual Cattle Show and Ranch Rodeo are scheduled for Oct. 1 and 2 at the Davis County Fairgrounds.

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Davis County Hospital & Clinics was named to the list of the Top 150 Workplaces in Iowa in 2022 as published by the Des Moines Register last week.

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The Davis County School Board agreed Sept. 19 to spend more than $74,000 on a program that will enhance the district’s efforts to keep better track of students when they are being transported to and from school and to events. The purpose of the program is to increase safety and security of s…

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Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation last week relating to the weight limits and transportation of agricultural commodities on state highways during the fall harvest.

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This quilt showing the locations of Davis County’s country schools was displayed at Saturday’s Quilt Show at the DC Historical Complex.

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Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is urging Iowans not to fall victim to election misinformation and disinformation. Instead, voters should turn to trusted sources for election information, the people that run elections in Iowa: The Secretary of State and county auditors.

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J. L. Stogdill, frequently called “Doc” by his fellow Davis Countians, has left an indelible mark on Davis County through his volunteer activities.

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I received a letter from SIEC about the annual meeting. My first thought was “I don’t know what that is and I don’t care.” Then I thought back to something the pastor at church once said. He said part of the downfall of society is the attitude of I don’t know and I don’t care. I don’t want P…

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Andy Summers uses a Sawzall to cut a red ribbon (uh… red board) for the grand opening of The Quad Sept. 24. Pastor Thom Bryant assists Summers as AislinBryant (left) and Katie Bryant help hold the board. The Bloomfield United Methodist Church has opened The Quad in the former MPA building fo…

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4-H is a community of young people across the country who learn leadership, citizenship and life skills through clubs, schools, day camps, overnight camps, after school programs, and other learning environments.

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Davis County Extension offers eight 4-H Clubs for students ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Indian Hills Community College Computer Software Development program and Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. announce the first students to participate in the newly created Cambridge Internship and Employment Program. Andrea Rottman from Centerville and Logan Halstead from La Plata, Missouri…

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The Class of 1967 held their 55th Class Reunion at the Bloomfield Country Club on Sept. 17. Those in attendance were Deb Schoonover Harrison, Yvonne Adams Maxwell, Connie York Anders, Bruce Anderson, Sharon Martin, Judy Taylor Arnold, Charlotte Baird Blackwell, Shirley Schlarbaum Arndt, Conn…

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