Richie Farmer Scandal

Local/Regional News
1:38 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

State Auctions Richie Farmer's Guns, Knives

Richie Farmer is currently in prison in West Virginia
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Some of Richie Farmer's "ill-gotten gains" found new homes on Monday.

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Local/Regional News
5:33 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Guns And Knives From Richie Farmer's Ag. Commission Tenure Up For Auction

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.

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Local/Regional News
10:42 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Pitino, Pelphrey, Sought Mercy For Farmer

Convicted felon Richie Farmer
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Unsealed court records reveal several people in Richie Farmer's past tried to intervene on his behalf.

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Local/Regional News
6:02 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Judge Delays Farmer's Prison Report Date

A Judge says Richie Farmer will get to see his son play in the Boys Sweet 16 Tournament in Rupp Arena
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A federal judge has delayed former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer's report date to a federal prison by a week.

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Local/Regional News
4:46 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Farmer To Serve Sentence In West Va.

Former Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Richie Farmer will serve his prison sentence at a facility in West Virginia
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Former Ky. Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer will serve his prison sentence at a facility in West Virginia.

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Local/Regional News
3:01 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Former Ag. Commissioner Richie Farmer Gets 27 Month Prison Sentence

Richie Farmer received a sentence of 27 months behind bars Tuesday in Frankfort
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A federal judge has sentenced UK unforgettable Richie Farmer to 27 months in prison for abusing his power while he was the state's ag. commissioner.

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Local/Regional News
1:38 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Farmer's Attorney Lobbying For Lighter Jail Sentence

Former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer
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The attorney for former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer is seeking a shorter prison sentence for his client.

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Local/Regional News
3:52 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Feds Want 27 Month Prison Sentence For Richie Farmer

Federal prosecutors want a 27-month prison sentence for former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer.

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Sports
2:16 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Barnhart Takes No Position On Farmer's Jersey Staying Up At Rupp

Richie Farmer's jersey hangs with the other unforgettables at Rupp Arena. Some are wondering whether it should be taken down.
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Following a news briefing on football crowd control Friday WUKY asked UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart for his opinion on whether the school should continue to publicly honor former basketball Wildcat Richie Farmer.  His jersey currently hangs in the rafters of Rupp Arena as part of the 1992 Unforgettables Team.

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