Commissioner’s Corner – May 2017

Commissioner’s Corner – May 2017

May has certainly been a mixed bag of weather and happenings!  One day it is 40, followed by 70 the next day, then dumped on by rain, followed by a day of sunshine, then more rain.  I think May is schizophrenic!  We are hoping May will finally get its act together so we can have […]

COUNTY OFFICE CLOSING

NOTICE OF HOLIDAY CLOSING FOR COUNTY OFFICES BY THE BOARD OF DARKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS The County Offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, in Observance of ‘President’s Day’. Robin Blinn, Administrative Clerk/Secretary DARKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HOLIDAY CLOSING HOURS FOR DARKE COUNTY OFFICES

The Darke County Offices will be closing at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23rd, and closed all day on Monday, the 26th, for the Christmas Holiday. The Offices will then be closing at 2:00 p.m on Friday, December 30th, and closed all day on Monday, January 2, 2017, for the New Year Holiday. The Offices […]

Commissioner’s Corner – November 2016

November is now over and hopefully, all of the leftover turkey is gone too.  Thanksgiving is always a special time for families and friends to get together and give thanks for all the blessings we have received.  This year, Darke County has a lot to be thankful for, and we hope all of you do […]

Commissioner’s Corner – August 2016

Commissioner’s Corner – August 2016

   August has come and gone. Hot, humid weather, followed by flash rain storms and in some places flooding, the start of High School football, schools going back in session, and of course, the 9 day run of the Great Darke County Fair.  Sounds like a typical August in the Miami Valley and in Darke […]

Commissioner’s Corner – June 2016

Commissioner’s Corner – June 2016

June marks the halfway point of the year.  2016 has been pretty good to Darke County so far and we hope to continue the fortune into the second half of the year.  We have had some weather issues with a few bad storms, but we seem to have come through them with little, or minimal, […]

Coffee w/the Commissioner

Coffee w/the Commissioner

As this New Year starts out, we see so much promise for Darke County! Darke County is perched in a good position to expand on our past successes. Lots of good things going on, so if you want to keep up, there are several ways; you can go to our Facebook page, Darke County Ohio, […]

HB 298 Testimony

My name is Gracie Overholser and I am the Director of Darke County Jobs and Family Services. Thank you very much for this opportunity to support House Bill 298 and to share with you some of the experiences I have had in working with many residents here in Darke County. I moved to Darke County […]

Testimony on HB 298

Chairman Derickson, Vice-Chair Ginter, Ranking Member Howse, and members of the Community and Family Advancement Committee, thank you for the opportunity to give proponent testimony on House Bill 298. My Name is Michael Stegall and I serve Darke County’s citizens as one of their elected County Commissioners. I am here today to support House Bill […]

Commissioners Corner – November 2015

Commissioners Corner – November 2015

The Holiday Season is now officially underway! November ushers in the start with Thanksgiving, and ending in January with the New Year. If you are like most of us, we started the season with eating way too much for Thanksgiving! Of course, the purpose is to give thanks for our many blessings, and that includes […]

Workforce Development is Producing Results

Workforce Development is Producing Results

PHOTO CAPTION: Darke County’s manufacturers and educators meet regularly to discuss ways to promote and implement workforce development in local schools. GREENVILLE – Darke County is making headway in training the next generation of workers. One might think that is an odd statement and respond, “Our kids are going to school. Of course we’re training […]

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

Darke County is moving ahead!  Businesses, Schools, Real Estate and Especially JOBS!  Looking for work?  Know someone that is?  Maybe a family member who has moved away?  Tell them of all the opportunities in their old hometown that is listed on our website hometownopportunity.com.  Post your Resume’; and find a good paying job right here! […]

Darke County recognized by Ohio Magazine

Darke County recognized by Ohio Magazine

 The Board of Darke County Commissioners just received the following ‘Announcement’ from the Darke County Visitor’s Bureau Board and wanted to share with all of you…….  “We just received word that the following businesses in Darke County will be recognized by Ohio Magazine as the 2015 Best of Ohio Readers’ Ballot Winners”:   Annual Parade – Hometown Holiday Horse […]