New Precinct 4 Constable Chosen

Smith County commissioners named the successor to slain Precinct 4 Constable Dale Geddie. Constable Geddie was fatally shot responding to a domestic disturbance call on June 7th. This morning, commissioners chose Smith County Deputy John Gary Smith to take the post until the November election.  Deputy Smith has been in law enforcement for the past 17 years. He will begin his duties after he's sworn in.

Oralia Ortega, Reporting.