July 6, 2011
Arkansas Woman Wins $50,000 on Missouri Lottery Game
When Sylvia Redmon of Arkansas crossed the state line into Missouri in late June, she didn’t realize that she’d be leaving with $50,000 in her pocket. But that’s what happened when the 52-year-old purchased a Missouri Lottery “Bonus Word Crossword” Scratchers ticket at Car-Mac’s, 85 State Highway O, in Steele. The first-time Lottery winner plans to use the windfall to make improvements to her home in Blytheville, Ark.
“Bonus Word Crossword
” a $3 game with a top prize of $50,000 and more than $12 million in total prizes, officially began on Feb. 5.