Bastrop Resident Claims $10,000 Prize from Aug. 25 Powerball Drawing
Luese Smith of Bastrop claimed a $10,000 prize at the Louisiana Lottery Corporation's Monroe office from the Aug. 25 Powerball drawing.
"Life is good!" said Smith, age 95. Her ticket matched the four white ball numbers drawn plus the red Powerball number to win her prize.
Smith purchased her winning ticket at Super Mart II on North Washington Street in Bastrop. The winning numbers for the Aug. 25 Powerball drawing were 2-8-23-29-35 and the Powerball number was 19.
Louisiana Lottery players, like Smith, won a total of more than $2 million from that drawing.
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