Someone is celebrating after winning some money in the Powerball Lottery after purchasing a ticket in Ashdown, Arkansas. Here is the release from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Arkansans played and won in Mega Millions® and Powerball® Tuesday and Wednesday!
North Little Rock, Batesville and Ashdown had big winners!  One Mega Millions® player from North Little Rock won $5,000, a second Mega Millions® player from Batesville won $7,000 and a Powerball® player from Ashdown won $20,000! 
·         The Tuesday – September 16th Mega Millions® game tickets sold totaled over 61,000, along with one 4 of 5 + MB prize winners there were 5,077 winners of a cash prize in the game, from $1 to $5,000.
·         The Wednesday – September 17th NSJ game tickets sold totaled over 16,000, along with the two 4 of 5 prize winners there were 1,932 winners of a cash prize in the game, from $1 to $300.
·         The Wednesday – September 17th Powerball® game tickets sold totaled over 103,000, along with the one 4 of 5 + PB + PP prize winner there were 4,006 winners of a cash prize in the game, from $4 to $20,000.
Over 180,000 tickets were sold for the these three Jackpot games, in Arkansas, and over 11,015Arkansans had a winning experience!  Thanks for playing Arkansas.
This Thursday, Friday and Saturday Arkansas players have a lot to choose from, when it comes to the games offered by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.  Thursday’s NSJ amount is now $75,000,  Thursday’s Decades of Dollars gives players a chance at $250,000 for 30 years, Friday’s Mega Millions® has grown to $72 Million, and Saturday’s Powerball® Jackpot is estimated at $196 Million.  It’s always a good week to play and this is a great week to play!
A portion of all game sales contribute directly to Arkansas education and student scholarships. Additional scholarship information can be found by visiting the Arkansas Department of Higher Education website For additional information on the games, prizes and odds of winning, please visit