STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

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.

Confirmed Cases: 111322

Reported Deaths: 3202
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hinds7796173
DeSoto670178
Harrison484483
Jackson435081
Rankin383786
Madison373993
Lee344979
Forrest296377
Jones283782
Washington252197
Lafayette242642
Lauderdale2376131
Lamar217138
Bolivar198377
Oktibbeha195854
Neshoba1814111
Lowndes174962
Panola166337
Leflore160787
Sunflower157649
Warren152755
Monroe145972
Pontotoc143819
Pike137256
Lincoln135555
Copiah135036
Marshall134826
Scott123829
Coahoma123436
Grenada120038
Yazoo119333
Simpson118649
Union115225
Holmes113560
Leake113340
Tate113239
Itawamba110424
Pearl River108958
Adams104343
Prentiss102619
Wayne98721
Alcorn96012
George93917
Marion92942
Covington92525
Tippah85921
Newton84427
Chickasaw82625
Winston82221
Tallahatchie81825
Tishomingo79341
Hancock78127
Attala77626
Clarke72349
Clay67621
Jasper67417
Walthall63327
Calhoun61412
Noxubee59617
Smith58316
Claiborne53216
Montgomery52923
Tunica52217
Lawrence49914
Yalobusha49314
Perry48122
Carroll46312
Greene45518
Stone45014
Amite41713
Quitman4146
Humphreys41216
Jefferson Davis39811
Webster36613
Wilkinson33020
Kemper32015
Benton3154
Sharkey27814
Jefferson27010
Franklin2373
Choctaw2036
Issaquena1063
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 153016

Reported Deaths: 2633
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson22563372
Mobile14335314
Tuscaloosa10023133
Montgomery9759196
Madison904893
Shelby709960
Lee644966
Baldwin640569
Marshall428248
Calhoun412759
Etowah405749
Morgan396833
Houston364632
DeKalb319628
Elmore310752
St. Clair282142
Limestone270828
Walker268892
Talladega258435
Cullman227623
Lauderdale208740
Autauga201029
Jackson200915
Franklin199731
Colbert192228
Russell19053
Dallas185627
Blount184824
Chilton181731
Escambia171328
Coffee16669
Covington166029
Dale163451
Pike130512
Chambers130143
Tallapoosa128686
Clarke127117
Marion104729
Butler99840
Barbour9889
Marengo97221
Winston90413
Geneva8417
Pickens80517
Lawrence80031
Randolph79814
Bibb79114
Hale74529
Cherokee72214
Clay71912
Lowndes70127
Henry6376
Bullock63517
Monroe6319
Washington62212
Crenshaw59330
Perry5806
Wilcox55912
Conecuh55713
Fayette55312
Cleburne5287
Macon52820
Sumter46721
Lamar4565
Choctaw38712
Greene33916
Coosa1973
Out of AL00
Unassigned00
Tupelo
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 85° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 64°
Columbus
Few Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 66°
Oxford
Few Clouds
64° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 64°
Starkville
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 63°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather