Delphyne L. Jones of Ruston claimed a $100,000 top prize on a Take 5 scratch-off ticket at the Louisiana Lottery Corporation's Monroe office.

"I was speechless, and I think my heart stopped!" exclaimed Jones, age 48.  She plans to use her winnings to buy a new car and a riding lawn mower, as well as pay off her house.  Jones purchased her winning ticket at Dean Mart on North Trenton Street in Ruston.

Players must be at least 21 to purchase a Lottery ticket. The Lottery encourages anyone who has a gambling problem or friends and family of anyone with a gambling problem to call toll-free 1-877-770-7867.