Farmer Considering Run For Governor

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner and former UK basketball star Richie Farmer says he’s considering a run for governor on the Republican ticket in 2011. Farmer told the Associated Press Tuesday that he’s been holding discussions about a possible run and may do some political polling soon. Democratic incumbent Gov. Steve Beshear has already announced he’ll seek… Continue reading Farmer Considering Run For Governor

Kentucky State Fair Begins Ten-Day Run

The 105th Kentucky State Fair is underway in Louisville. Governor Steve Beshear, Agriculture Commissioner Ritchie Farmer and University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari were among the speakers at the fair’s traditional opening event, the annual commodities breakfast. Farmer says the recession has been tough on the agriculture industry.               “But I can tell you that Kentucky… Continue reading Kentucky State Fair Begins Ten-Day Run