$50,000 Powerball Winner in Cookeville Back NASHVILLE— Happy New Year to a lucky Powerball player in Cookeville who won $50,000 last night by matching four of the five white numbers drawn plus the red Powerball. The winning ticket was purchased at Publix, 1265 Interstate Drive in Cookeville. No information about the winner is available until the prize is claimed. About the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation The Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products. Since January 20, 2004, the Lottery has raised more than $5 billion to fund designated education programs, including after-school programs, college grants and scholarships and Drive to 55 initiatives. In addition to the educational beneficiaries, players have won more than $14.3 billion in prizes and Lottery retailers have earned more than $1.3 billion in retailer commissions. For additional information, visit tnlottery.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.