Gary Thornton, left, looked for bids, Kenneth Watts, center, called for them and Charles Collins held up one of the rifles that were auctioned off Monday in Frankfort. Thirteen guns and 16 knives were left over from former state Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's administration.
Gary Thornton, left, looked for bids, Kenneth Watts, center, called for them and Charles Collins held up one of the rifles that were auctioned off Monday in Frankfort. Thirteen guns and 16 knives were left over from former state Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's administration. Herald-Leader
Gary Thornton, left, looked for bids, Kenneth Watts, center, called for them and Charles Collins held up one of the rifles that were auctioned off Monday in Frankfort. Thirteen guns and 16 knives were left over from former state Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's administration. Herald-Leader

Auction of rifles and knives at center of Richie Farmer scandal brings $21,415

May 05, 2014 11:58 AM

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