Lottery chief made hire despite clash with job ad

Posted: June 26, 2014 at 5:39 a.m.

Arkansas Lottery Commission Chairman John “Smokey” Campbell talks with lottery Director Bishop Woosley during a meeting Wednesday.

Arkansas Lottery Director Bishop Woosley said Wednesday that he hired an acquaintance even though she lacked the minimum qualifications listed on the job description that ran in the want ads.

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