May 3, 2005
Barnhart Woman Wins $27,777
The same day she sold her Quizno’s sub shop location, a Barnhart woman uncovered a $27,777 top prize on a Missouri Lottery ticket. Mary Epple, 34, said she bought her winning "Emerald Green 7’s" ticket when she stopped at 7-Eleven in Barnhart on April 30, to buy a soda on the way to a barbecue.
"I plan to buy a flat-screen TV," she said. "We might take the kids on a cruise, too. They’ve wanted to go on one."
Epple, who will now manage the Quizno’s in Oakville that she owned, said the sale of the store will allow her not to work as many hours. Epple and her husband, Chris, are the parents of two children, ages 12 and 15.
"Emerald Green 7’s," a $2 game, officially went on sale Dec. 25, 2004.