Richie Farmer http://wuky.org en Guns And Knives From Richie Farmer's Ag. Commission Tenure Up For Auction http://wuky.org/post/guns-and-knives-richie-farmers-ag-commission-tenure-auction <p>Collector’s items left over from Richie Farmer’s tenure as the state’s Agriculture Commissioner will go home with the highest bidders next month. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:33:19 +0000 Josh James 47863 at http://wuky.org Guns And Knives From Richie Farmer's Ag. Commission Tenure Up For Auction Review Of Hiring Practices Under Richie Farmer Completed http://wuky.org/post/review-hiring-practices-under-richie-farmer-completed <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The Kentucky Personnel Board has finished its review of hiring practices during Richie Farmer&#39;s tenure at the Department of Agriculture.</span> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:50:20 +0000 Associated Press 38887 at http://wuky.org Review Of Hiring Practices Under Richie Farmer Completed Farmer Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charges http://wuky.org/post/farmer-pleads-guilty-corruption-charges <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - Former University of Kentucky basketball star turned politician Richie Farmer has entered a guilty plea to government corruption charges in a deal with prosecutors. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:20:25 +0000 Associated Press & Karyn Czar 37513 at http://wuky.org Farmer Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charges Farmer Set To Pay Largest Ethics Fine In State History http://wuky.org/post/farmer-set-pay-largest-ethics-fine-state-history <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - A former University of Kentucky basketball star turned politician will pay the largest ethics fine in state history as part of a plea agreement that would resolve an array of criminal and administrative charges, an official said Monday. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 18:04:38 +0000 Associated Press 37277 at http://wuky.org Farmer Set To Pay Largest Ethics Fine In State History Richie Farmer Plea Deal Approved http://wuky.org/post/richie-farmer-plea-deal-approved <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. -&nbsp; The Executive Branch Ethics Commission has approved an agreement with former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer to resolve administrative charges related to his management of the state Department of Agriculture. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 16:21:12 +0000 Associated Press 37266 at http://wuky.org Richie Farmer Plea Deal Approved Richie Farmer Reaches Plea Deal, Could Get 2 Years http://wuky.org/post/richie-farmer-reaches-plea-deal-could-get-2-years <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">FRANKFORT, Ky. — A former University of Kentucky basketball star whose jersey hangs in the rafters of Rupp Arena has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in a government corruption case that would put him in prison for some two years.</span></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:44:17 +0000 Associated Press 37102 at http://wuky.org Richie Farmer Reaches Plea Deal, Could Get 2 Years Richie Farmer's Sister Resigns From Kentucky Registry Of Election Finance http://wuky.org/post/richie-farmers-sister-resigns-kentucky-registry-election-finance <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - Former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's sister has resigned as assistant executive director of the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance. Tue, 21 May 2013 22:22:07 +0000 Associated Press 31865 at http://wuky.org Richie Farmer's Sister Resigns From Kentucky Registry Of Election Finance Farmer's Trial Delayed Until October http://wuky.org/post/farmers-trial-delayed-until-october <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Richie Farmer's federal trial on charges of misappropriating government resources when he was agriculture commissioner has been moved to this fall.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Farmer, who starred on the University of Kentucky basketball team in the late 1980s and `90s, had asked that the trial, previously set for July 2, be continued until February. His lawyer, Guthrie True, said he needed more time to prepare for what he expected to be a complex case.</span></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:16:34 +0000 Associated Press 31577 at http://wuky.org Farmer's Trial Delayed Until October Farmer Attorney Requests Trial Delay http://wuky.org/post/farmer-attorney-requests-trial-delay <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - University of Kentucky basketball icon Richie Farmer is<br>asking that his trial on charges of misappropriating government resources while<br>serving as agriculture commissioner be postponed until early next year. Tue, 07 May 2013 20:16:40 +0000 Associated Press 31146 at http://wuky.org Farmer Attorney Requests Trial Delay Farmer Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges http://wuky.org/post/farmer-pleads-not-guilty-federal-charges <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sports hero turned politician Richie Farmer pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges related to his management of the Department of Agriculture.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The basketball icon whose jersey hangs from the rafters of the University of Kentucky's Rupp Arena was charged in an indictment earlier this week with four counts of misappropriating government property and money and one count of soliciting property in exchange for a government grant.</span></p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:03:02 +0000 Associated Press 30589 at http://wuky.org Farmer Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges