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Farmer's Plea Entered In DUI Case

Ritchie Farmer’s attorney has pleaded not guilty of DUI on his behalf. The former UK basketball star and State Agriculture Commissioner was supposed to be in court today but he did not attend and his absence was excused.

Farmer admitted to police that he had taken two hydrocodone pills and two muscle relaxers when he was pulled over in Laurel County on March 22nd but he refused to take a blood test. He was arrested and charged with DUI. Farmer was required to surrender his license when he posted bond. He will be in court again on May 15th.