(12-1-21) Darke County Sheriff Mark Whittaker was officially appointed last night by the Darke County Republican Central Committee. Whittaker has been a member of the sheriff’s department for over 25 years,

In late September Darke County Sheriff Toby L. Spencer announced he would be stepping down as Sheriff and retiring after 47 years of service with the Sheriff’s Office, 28 of those years has been as the Sheriff of Darke County.