Region 8 couple wins $500,000 in lottery

(Source: Arkansas Lottery Commission)
(Source: Arkansas Lottery Commission)

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – A Walnut Ridge couple won half-a-million dollars in the Arkansas Lottery.

According to the Arkansas Lottery Commission, James Weir of Walnut Ridge bought the winning Money, Money, Money, instant ticket at the Tobacco Superstore #6 in Hoxie.

The winning ticket was worth $500,000.

The couple told the lottery commission they plan to buy two new vehicles, and put the rest of the prize money in the bank.

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