Get out your tickets and check the number. A big lotto ticket sold right here in the east remains unclaimed.
The clock is ticking and about to expire on a cash five lottery ticket worth more than 168 thousand dollars. It was sold at the Newport BP Mini Mart on North Main Street. The lucky winner has a week left to claim the ticket from the march 1st drawing. If unclaimed, the money goes to the education lottery fund and back into the pot for future prizes.
The Newport BP Mini Mart has sold several winning tickets since the lottery's inception in 2006, including one worth more than 400 thousand dollars.
And those winning numbers from that winning ticket on March first 2009 were 03-10-18-20-35