Richie Farmer Undergoes Surgery, Loses Franklin County Home
FRANKFORT —Former state Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's house in Franklin County will be sold at public auction Sept. 24 to help satisfy a foreclosure lawsuit against him. Charlie Jones, master commissioner for Franklin Circuit Court, said Monday that the auction of the house off U.S. 127 North at 113 Cedar Ridge would begin at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24 at the temporary county courthouse. It is the 19th of 21 properties on the auction block that day, he said. Farmer faces a foreclosure lawsuit on a mortgage of $317,929.22 plus interest, Jones said.