Former Candidate files assault charges

Photo submitted  Dennis Gibson, (center) filed assault in the 4th degree charges against Gary Smith, (left) as a result of recent altercation in the Wal-Mart parking lot.  Gibson, a candidate for Knox County Judge-Executive on the democratic ticket last May, and Smith were in court on Monday, June 1 for an arraignment hearing on the incident.  Smith plead not guilty.  A pre-trial conference is now set for September 22, 2015. 
Photo submitted
 Dennis Gibson, (center) filed assault in the 4th degree charges against Gary Smith, (left) as a result of recent altercation in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
Gibson, a candidate for Knox County Judge-Executive on the democratic ticket last May, and Smith were in court on Monday, June 1 for an arraignment hearing on the incident.  Smith plead not guilty.  A pre-trial conference is now set for September 22, 2015.