December 18, 2002
COLUMBIA MAN WINS $2,400
A Columbia man is $2,400 richer after playing the Missouri Lottery’s “Solid Gold” Scratchers game. Joe Roark, 61, purchased his winning ticket Tuesday at Gerbes, 1729 W. Broadway in Columbia.
Roark, who is retired from the U.S. Army, said he and his wife, Carol, plan to put their winnings into savings.
“Solid Gold,” a $2 Scratchers game, officially went on sale Sept. 14.