January 19, 2000
CHESTERFIELD MACHINIST WINS $25,000
A machinist from Chesterfield can add $25,000 tax paid* to his bank account after matching all five numbers drawn in the Jan. 12 SHOW ME 5 drawing. Howard Johnson, 61, said he may use the money to buy another car, and he may invest some.
Johnson purchased his winning ticket at Express Market, 51 Clarkson Road in Ellisville. He let the computer pick his lucky numbers. They were: 5, 10, 13, 22 and 23.
* Twenty-eight percent federal and 4 percent state taxes are withheld from the total prize amount of $36,764.70 to provide $25,000 cash at the time of redemption. Depending on personal income, winners may owe additional taxes for the prize, or they may receive a refund.