Venango County treasurers

Jeannie Ritchie (left) is taking over as the new Venango County treasurer on Monday. She will replace Deb Sharpe (right), who is retiring after serving nearly 18 years in office.

Longtime Venango County treasurer Deb Sharpe is retiring.

Sharpe, who is nearly midway through her fifth four-year term in office, was honored Tuesday by the Venango County commissioners as her retirement was publicly announced.

Kara O’Neil, reporter for The Derrick and The News-Herald, can be reached at karaoneil.thederrick@gmail.com or (814) 677-8369.

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