2020 Christmas in Cotton Plant canceled due to COVID-19

The well-known event in north Mississippi will not occur this year.

Posted: Sep 2, 2020 10:18 AM
Updated: Sep 2, 2020 10:34 AM

COTTON PLANT, Miss. (WTVA) - The management of Christmas in Cotton Plant made the decision to cancel this year’s celebration.

From Christmas in Cotton Plant Facebook group:

"It is with sincere sadness that we make this announcement.

After much prayer, thought and planning we regret to say the 2020 Christmas in Cotton Plant Celebration will not be open for 2020. Covid-19 has been the deciding factor for closings due to safety precautions of many activities we all love. Our entire family has had the virus and lasting effects for many weeks and we realize the havoc it plays on your body. We have lost several friends to this terrible virus. From March until we make this post, the last thing we wanted to have to do was take away the celebration of the light of hope during Christmas season this year! The safety of you and the safety of all who make Christmas in Cotton Plant possible to enjoy each year comes down to our family having to make this hard decision. Please keep our family in your prayers and think of us as you light your tree this year.

We are in great hopes that 2021 will be a much better year for everyone. We will continue to pray and think of your families and know that our family will have much grief that the lights of Christmas in Cotton Plant have had to go dark but know that we can continue to look to The Light of the World Jesus for our every care. Like the song most us sang as a child”He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands”, he really does have you and me! May the light of Christmas burn bright in your heart this year and we look forward to lighting up in 2021!

God bless you!"

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 513622

Reported Deaths: 10264
CountyCasesDeaths
Harrison34892556
DeSoto33234432
Hinds32638641
Jackson24854389
Rankin22507403
Lee16337242
Madison14922283
Jones14113247
Forrest13766259
Lauderdale12270324
Lowndes11305193
Lamar10659140
Pearl River9719244
Lafayette8846143
Hancock7836132
Washington7550169
Oktibbeha7210138
Monroe7010179
Pontotoc6990109
Warren6863178
Panola6759134
Neshoba6730210
Marshall6678141
Bolivar6445151
Union638297
Pike5928156
Alcorn5879107
Lincoln5530136
George510180
Prentiss503884
Tippah491482
Itawamba4844107
Scott477899
Adams4768125
Tate4756116
Leflore4729144
Copiah456495
Yazoo456491
Simpson4546117
Wayne443072
Covington433695
Sunflower4299106
Marion4277112
Coahoma4237109
Leake413990
Newton395781
Tishomingo383593
Grenada3777109
Stone365866
Jasper340666
Attala338290
Winston317892
Chickasaw315467
Clay312278
Clarke301195
Calhoun285049
Holmes271889
Smith269052
Yalobusha243947
Tallahatchie231553
Greene224749
Walthall221666
Lawrence218740
Perry213456
Amite209857
Webster205348
Noxubee188742
Montgomery181657
Carroll174541
Jefferson Davis173643
Tunica163239
Benton152939
Kemper145041
Choctaw136727
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Humphreys131239
Franklin125529
Quitman107628
Wilkinson105939
Jefferson96934
Sharkey65221
Issaquena1957
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Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Cases: 845284

Reported Deaths: 16116
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Jefferson1161552006
Mobile742111380
Madison53307732
Shelby38338368
Baldwin38085589
Tuscaloosa36022641
Montgomery34492781
Lee25562263
Calhoun22586518
Morgan22459406
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Walker12030380
Blount10717192
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Jackson10162194
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Dale9020191
Tallapoosa7256201
Russell708165
Chilton7018170
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Covington6933195
Franklin6342108
Chambers5784142
Marion5406130
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Pike5119109
Clarke484986
Lawrence4826129
Winston4780110
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Butler3435100
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Monroe337266
Randolph334867
Pickens333188
Fayette330385
Henry320666
Hale318389
Cherokee317863
Crenshaw260477
Washington257052
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Lamar251453
Clay250869
Macon244864
Conecuh192862
Coosa185047
Lowndes178168
Wilcox177438
Bullock152645
Perry141840
Sumter139241
Greene130245
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