Corrections Division

Holmes County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Timothy W. Zimmerly

8105 Twp. Rd. 574, P.O. Box 5000, Holmesville, Ohio  44633 

PHONE:  (330)674-1936     FAX:  (330)674-8504     EMERGENCY:  9-1-1



The jail has an in-house nurse to handle inmate medical needs.  Also, a counselor is present to counsel on drug/alcohol and anger-management issues.


Barb Sparr, RN, C, is the jail nurse.  She is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Correctional Health Professional.  She works 40 hours a week, but is on call as needed.   Nurse Barb is employed by Company Care, through Joel Pomerene Memorial Hospital.

Nurse Barb manages all inmate medical needs, performs medical assessments, schedules doctor appointments, collects samples for the employee random drug testing, and provides medical in-service training to employees, as required.


Rebecca Croft, the in-house counselor, has a Masters Degree in Social Work and Business Administration and is a Licensed Social Worker.  She is employed through Your Human Resource Center and works five (5) days in an office located in the jail.  

Drug and alcohol education classes are held in the jail for the inmates, as well as Life Skills and Opportunity for Change programs.  The Life Skills program provides parenting, relationship, and employment seeking skills.  The Opportunity for Change program address mental health issues and anger management. 

Nurse Barb Sparr or Rebecca Croft can be reached at the Holmes County Jail at (330)674-5549.