Citywide garage sales set for second weekend in June

Bloomfield’s Citywide Garage Sales have been set for June 10, 11, and 12.

The event is sponsored by the Bloomfield Democrat, and Publisher Karen Spurgeon noted the public is more than anxious to resume the garage sales, which were cancelled last year due to COVID-19.

Those hosting sales may begin submitting ads to The Bloomfield Democrat at any time. Those placing ads will have the site of their sale placed on the Garage Sale Map published by the Democrat.

Supervisors set hearing for purchase of GO bonds

The Davis County Supervisors set a public hearing for 10 a.m. on May 10 regarding the resolution to purchase not more than $2 million in General Obligation bonds for asphalt overlay on several Davis County hard-surface secondary roads.

The supervisors also approved the use of the courtyard for Hairy Nation Days on June 26 and Bloomfield Main Street’s summer movie series on May 21, June 25 and one more to-be-determined date in late July or early August.

Moulton CCR water quality report available

The 2020 annual CCR Water Quality Report for the City of Moulton is available at Moulton City Hall. The CCR report will not be mailed or published.

Local students receive Central College scholarships

The following students received scholarships last week from Central College in Pella.

Madeline McClure of Bloomfield received the Journey Scholarship.

Luke Snyder of Bloomfield received the Don and Cindy Schmitt Scholarship and the Journey Scholarship.

Taelyn Sines of Bloomfield received the Jane E. Hamilton Scholarship and Journey Scholarship.

John Zeitler of Milton received the Norman Ryerson Memorial Scholarship and Journey Scholarship.

Madison Stephenson of Drakesville received the Hibbard Family Endowed Scholarship, Tjaden Family Scholarship and Journey Scholarship.

Cartwright inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Marissa Cartwright of Blakesburg, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.

Cartwright was initiated at Coe College.

Cartwright is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.

Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.