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Tue September 11, 2012
Richie Farmer's house to be auctioned Sept. 24
The one-time Frankfort home of former state Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer will be sold at auction later this month to help satisfy a foreclosure lawsuit against him. Franklin Circuit Court Master Commissioner Charlie Jones says the auction will be held September 24th at the temporary county courthouse. Farmer faces a foreclosure lawsuit on a mortgage loan of more than $317,000 plus interest. Since leaving office in 2011, Farmer has gotten divorced, been the subject of a scathing audit accusing him of misusing state workers and resources for personal gain and has yet to find employment. Farmer’s attorney Guthrie True says the audit was politically motivated.