Probate judge names Vinson interim coroner

Deputy Coroner Stan Vinson will serve as interim coroner of Baldwin County until a candidate can be chosen to serve the year left in the term of Jim Small, who died Aug. 27.

Vinson has served as a deputy coroner for 16 years under Small, who was elected in 2006, and his predecessor, the late Huey Mack Sr. The current term of office for the position expires in 2010.

Vinson was named to the interim position by Probate Judge Adrian Johns, according to Sheriff Huey “Hoss” Mack Jr., the son of the former coroner

Probate judge names Vinson interim coroner