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$3 ticket turns into thousands for Lawrence Co. man

Donald Tapp (Source: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery) Donald Tapp (Source: Arkansas Scholarship Lottery)
WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) -

A man from Powhatan is richer after winning $75,000 from an Arkansas Scholarship Lottery ticket.

Donald Tapp reportedly spent $3 on the winning ticket at the Flash Market in Walnut Ridge, according to an ASL news release Thursday.

Mr. Tapp told lottery officials he plans to put a new roof on his house which he shares with his wife.

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