This is How the Nation Thinks of Missourians

Chris Shaw — a 29-year-old tattooed father of three who was raised by his grandparents in rural southern Missouri — came forward Thursday as the winner of the 10th-largest Powerball jackpot ever. Shaw said he had just $28.96 in his bank account and recently bought a 1998 Ford Ranger from a friend who agreed to let him pay off the $1,000 price $100 at a time. Now, he said, he no longer has to worry about how he’ll pay his friend — or his utility bills. [Read More]

St. Louis’ Rich People You’ve Never Heard Of

Forbes Magazine’s yearly billionaire list was released and we wanted to share with you St. Louis connected people on that list. Just when you start to feel superior, here we come with a list of mega-rich old people that could buy and sell your ass like the whore we all know you are. #123 Jack Taylor, founder of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Net worth: $6 billion #176 Pauline MacMillan Keinath, old money. Net worth: $4. [Read More]