February 25, 2000
ST. LOUIS POSTAL WORKER BAGS $25,000
A St. Louis postal worker (63121*) bagged $25,000 tax paid** after winning the top prize in Wednesday night’s SHOW ME 5 drawing. Juanita Farrar, 66, said she plans to use the money to remodel her bathroom and share some with her daughters.
Farrar purchased her winning ticket at Schnucks Market, 8319 Jennings Station Road in Jennings. She picked the winning combination - 3, 5, 16, 23 and 30 - at random.
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**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.