---- — CENTERVILLE — Joe Yarkosky has been hired by the 8th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services as a probation/parole officer I in Centerville.
Yarkosky is currently employed as a police officer for the city of Ottumwa. He has a B.A. in criminology and previously worked for the department as a residential officer at the Ottumwa Residential Facility. He will begin his duties on Sept. 13.