New lottery tickets go on sale next week


The Mississippi Lottery Corporation will roll out new lottery games next week.

Beginning Thursday, Jan. 30, Powerball and Mega Millions tickets will be available.

The Mississippi Lottery sold nearly $9 million in scratch -off tickets during its first six days of operation in November.

Most of the money raised from the lottery will help fund bridges and roads in Mississippi.

Some of the money raised will go to education.