Retired teacher from Lawrence County wins $5 million recently
A retired teacher from Lawrence County is celebrating after winning $5 million in a scratch-off game.
The winner, who has not been identified, purchased the lucky ticket at a convenience store in the city of New Castle.
The retired teacher has expressed her shock and excitement at winning such a large sum of money. She revealed that she plans to use the money to travel and to help her family.
The winner also stated that she wants to donate a portion of her winnings to charity. This latest win is just the latest in a series of big lottery wins in Lawrence County in recent years.
The county has had several multi-million dollar winners in various lottery games, including Powerball and Mega Millions. Lottery officials are reminding players to always play responsibly and to only spend what they can afford.
The convenience store that sold the winning ticket will receive a commission of $50,000.
The store's owner expressed his excitement at selling the winning ticket and stated that he hopes it brings more luck to his customers.