Thursday, December 6, 2012
Check out the 10 most read stories on Missouri Patch sites for the month of November.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) 1. What are the Winning Powerball Numbers and Results in Missouri? Given the month, you'd think our most popular story would involve Black Friday or a presidential election. Nope. Not when more than a half a billion dollars is at stake. St. Louis readers were flocking to our winning Powerball numbers story on Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch. When it was all said and done, the winning numbers were 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 with the Powerball number of 6. Two winners—one from Missouri and another from Arizona—were later announced. 2. Florissant Man Injured at Washer Tournament Taken Off Life Support, Friends Say A Florissant man was in critical condition after he fought with a …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Associated Press is reporting that two winning Powerball tickets were sold for last night's drawing.
No one has stepped forward yet, but the Associated Press is reporting that two winning tickets were sold for last night's Powerball lottery. The AP says the winning Powerball tickets came from Missouri and Arizona. The winning numbers are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 with the Powerball number of 6, according to the Powerball website. Missouri Lottery officials say the winning ticket came from the Kansas City area. An exact store location will be released later today, according to spokeswoman Susan Goedde. “It is so exciting to sell one of these Powerball tickets,” said May Scheve Reardon, executive director of the Missouri Lottery, in a press release. “In addition, we sold two tickets that matched all five white balls, which means they each win $1 …
If you had the winning Powerball numbers, how would you spend the $550 million jackpot?
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The sun has set on Nov. 28 and one lucky person might be several million dollars richer if he or she has the winning Powerball numbers. The winning numbers are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 with the Powerball number of 6, according to the Powerball website. The Powerball lottery drawing took place Wednesday night at 9:59 p.m. Central time. A live drawing was available on hundreds of TV stations and on YouTube. Each Powerball ticket cost $2. Players chose five numbers plus a sixth Powerball number. Players matching all six numbers can select an annuitized amount paid out over 29 years or a lump sum payment. For complete details, visit the Powerball website. For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter. ABC News reports lottery …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
See who won big last month in the area from the Missouri Lottery.
The Missouri Lottery issued its list of winners for the month of October. More than $6.4 million in prizes worth $1,000 or more were given away in October, according to the Lottery release. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) One resident from Town and Country and one from Manchester made the October list, along with these other area winners: Ballwin Ellisville Chesterfield Town and Country Manchester Eureka Wildwood Creve Coeur Webster Groves Kirkwood Olivette
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Residents are contacting police saying they've been targeted by scam artists.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Sept. 18: 900 block Hanna Bend Court Identity Theft: Detectives are investigating after a resident called to report that someone has been using her social security number to make fraudulent claims. Sept. 19: 800 block Wild Hickory Lane Scam:A woman said she received a call telling her that she had won $5 million in a lottery and in order to receive the winnings she would have to pay a $599 fee first. Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 636-527-9200. Anonymous tips can …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Check out this list of local lottery winners from the month of August.
The Missouri Lottery issued its list of winners for the month of August. More than $4.1 million in prizes worth $1,000 or more were given away in August, according to the Lottery release. Although no one from Town and Country got lucky enough to win prizes, Manchester and Ballwin residents made the list this month. Ballwin Chesterfield Frontenac Kirkwood Manchester Webster Groves
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Jon Jenkins of Manchester was one of the $10,000 Mega Millions winners according to Missouri Lottery officials.
According to a recent news release by Missouri Lottery, more than $10.3 million in prizes was awarded in the month of April. The release states Jon Jenkins of Manchester was among those winners, being awarded $10,000 in the Mega Millions lottery. Several others across the St. Lousi area were winners, according to the release. Patch readers can check out the list of April winners here.
Friday, March 30, 2012
But how do Missourians rank in lottery spending and the "Sucker Index"? Bloomberg released its results and opinions about those aspects. AOL Daily Finance puts it in perspective in an article stating true "winners" are few and far between.
Bloomberg, a leading source of business and finance news, recently released a new report about a Sucker Index associated with people who expect to win huge profits in state lotteries. One might expect Missourians from the Show Me State to be more conservative in this area, compared to perceived cultural styles of other state residents. However, Missouri was in the slightly upper middle of the pack in lottery spending, ranking No. 18 out of 43 states tracked in the survey. To see the complete list of states on the "Sucker Index," click here. All data is for 2010. An article published Tuesday on AOL.DailyFinance, states that according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, seven U.S. states don't run lotteries at all: Alabama, Alaska, …