September 30, 2005
West Plains Woman Claims $6.7 Million Lotto Jackpot
A West Plains woman recently claimed the $6.7 million Lotto jackpot from Sept. 21 drawing. Mary K. Thomas, 56, purchased her winning ticket at the store she owns, Hilltop Store in Lanton.
Thomas selected her winning numbers. They were: 6, 13, 24, 26, 29 and 44.
In addition to Thomas’ jackpot prize, her business will receive a bonus equal to 1 percent of the jackpot ? $67,000 ? for selling the winning Lotto ticket.
To date, 205 jackpot tickets worth $1 million or more have been sold in the Lottery’s 19 years of sales. Of those tickets sold, 155 were from the Lotto game.