ETX boy turns 12-years-old on 12-12-12 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

ETX boy turns 12-years-old on 12-12-12

HENDERSON, TX (KLTV) -

Wednesday marks the century's last sequential date, December 12,2012.

December 12, 2012, is viewed by some cultures as a day of good luck, or a day of romance, but one East Texas boy views it as the day he turns 12-years-old.

"Oh it's been very exciting. We've been planning on this 12-12-12 birthday since shortly after he was born," says mom, Lita Wilkinson.

Happy Birthday, Corey Wilkinson, who is turning 12-years- old on 12-12-12.

"My birthday is on 12-12-12 and I'll be turning 12 years-old, so this is the last time something like this

is going to happen because next year it's going to be 2013 and that wont work," says Corey.

Since Corey's birthday landed on a Wednesday, Mom decided to throw him a birthday party over the weekend.

"He's very into video games so we planned a video game party. We just gathered up a bunch of televisions and game systems and he had a bunch of his friends over," says Lita.

"My favorite present I got there was an Xbox 360," says Corey.

Corey was also born just after midnight on December 12, 2000.

"When we realized his birthday was on 12-12- 00 we thought that was going to be such a cool birthday, and it's easy for mom to remember 12-12-00," says Lita.

Copyright 2012 KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • WCU reopens med school building damaged in January tornado

    WCU reopens med school building damaged in January tornado

    Thursday, July 27 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-07-28 00:25:27 GMT
    A ribbon is cut Thursday to reopen the College of Osteopathic Medicine's Simulation Center at William Carey University. Photo credit WDAM.A ribbon is cut Thursday to reopen the College of Osteopathic Medicine's Simulation Center at William Carey University. Photo credit WDAM.

    William Carey University has officially reopened one of its medical school buildings that was damaged in the January tornado.

    More >>

    William Carey University has officially reopened one of its medical school buildings that was damaged in the January tornado.

    More >>
  • What is the Heat Index?

    What is the Heat Index?

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-07-27 22:34:33 GMT

    Heat Index, you hear Rex, Nick, & I talk about it nearly everyday in the summer. We all have a basic idea of what it is but do you know what it actually measures and why it's important? To answer these questions you have to know why it was invented. According to Daniel Lamb with the National Weather Service in Jackson, "Heat index was created to help measure the degree heat stress on humans that can occur with the combination of high temperatures and high humidity." An...

    More >>

    Heat Index, you hear Rex, Nick, & I talk about it nearly everyday in the summer. We all have a basic idea of what it is but do you know what it actually measures and why it's important? To answer these questions you have to know why it was invented. According to Daniel Lamb with the National Weather Service in Jackson, "Heat index was created to help measure the degree heat stress on humans that can occur with the combination of high temperatures and high humidity." An...

    More >>
  • Bond set for church burglary suspects

    Bond set for church burglary suspects

    Thursday, July 27 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-07-27 22:21:07 GMT
    Roderick ZamoraRoderick Zamora

    Bond was set for two Jones County church burglary suspects on Thursday.  The two individuals, who authorities say are responsible for a rash of church burglaries, made their initial appearances in court on Thursday.   Roderick Zamora, 30 of Ovett, was positively identified by his parole officer. A search warrant was issued for his arrest. Zamora was taken into custody on Wednesday, July 26, at his mother’s residence in Ovett. He was later questioned about the burglari...

    More >>

    Bond was set for two Jones County church burglary suspects on Thursday.  The two individuals, who authorities say are responsible for a rash of church burglaries, made their initial appearances in court on Thursday.   Roderick Zamora, 30 of Ovett, was positively identified by his parole officer. A search warrant was issued for his arrest. Zamora was taken into custody on Wednesday, July 26, at his mother’s residence in Ovett. He was later questioned about the burglari...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly