SMITH COUNTY RESIDENT WINS LOTTERY JACKPOT

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SMITH COUNTY RESIDENT WINS LOTTERY JACKPOT

A Smith County man was among the 20 winners of the $420.9 million Powerball Jackpot.

Tony Collins was one of 20 co-workers at the North America Stamping Company, an automotive-related company located in Portland.

According to lottery officials, the jackpot was the ninth largest in Powerball history with a cash value of $254.7 million (lump sum) which the winners selected, receiving equal payments.

The winning ticket was purchased at The Smoke Shop located on Scottsville Road in Lafayette near the Macon County Co-op.

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