Four inmates in Pike Co were arraigned in court Friday.
Scotty Gibson, Christopher Bales, David Pearson and Corey Thompson each waived formal arraignment and entered not guilty pleas.
The four have been charged with 1st degree arson after allegedly attempting to start a fire and riot in the jail on July 18th.
A $5,000 bond was set for each of the 4 men.
One inmate, Scotty Gibson had been transferred to the Pike Co jail from the Floyd Co jail after he allegedly killed another inmate.
Corey Thompson is being held on a parole violation, terroristic threatening, assault, and other charges.
David Pearson is behind bars for a parole violation and Christopher Bales is being held by the Department of Corrections.