2005-11-23 15:58:41.897

Valley Park Couple Starts the Holiday Season With a Top Prize

A Valley Park couple will have a special Christmas after they claimed a top prize in the "Crossword" Scratchers game on Nov. 19. Robert and Marie McKeiver, of Valley Park, were excited to discover they had won the $50,000 prize.
"I couldn’t let myself believe it," said Marie McKeiver. "My mouth just fell open. It was wonderful."
The McKeivers bought their ticket at Schnucks, 1310 Big Bend in Ballwin.
The McKeivers plan to use their winnings to have ?quite a Christmas.? They also plan to take a vacation, but have no other immediate plans.
"Crossword," a $3 game, officially went on sale July 2.

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