"Non-winning" ticket bought in Searcy makes woman a $100K winner

"Non-winning" ticket bought in Searcy makes woman a $100K winner

SEARCY, AR (KAIT) - A Conway woman is $100,000 richer after not giving up on her non-winning ticket.

A news release from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery stated Tuesday that Debbie Owens was the big winner. She bought an instant ticket from AC Store in Searcy.

Owens entered her non-winning ticket into the Play It Again, second chance drawing and won.

According to the ASL, Owens plans to pay off a few bills with her winnings. An opportunity to have her photo taken by the lottery was declined.

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