JACKSON, Miss. -- Your state is 195 years old today. It was December 10, 1817 when Mississippi was admitted as the 20th state.
Former Lt. Governor Amy Tuck says there are so many reasons why you should be proud to call Mississippi home. “We have a lot of accomplishments. And, we have great Mississippians that have made long lasting contributions that have impacted millions across our state, and our nation.”
“So I hope that they will see the great things that Mississippi has to represent. And that they will, as they grow up, stay in Mississippi and continue to work to make it better.”
That birthday celebration ended of course, with cookies, cake and punch.