Powerball Fever

By Heath Myrick | 

Powerball fever infects thousands of folks across the country as the jackpot swells to $315 million.

Hopefuls in 23 states, including Kentucky, utilized leftover Christmas cash hoping to cash-in on one of the largest Powerball jackpots ever. Our neighbors to the South crossed state lines, purchasing multiple tickets at lottery outlets in Franklin.

The odds of winning are slim. Lottery officials estimate the chances to be 1 in 120 million. The jackpot has been building since before Halloween.

Here are the winning numbers:
53-14-5-16-29 7