BancorpSouth, Inc. Officials to Present at Boston Financial Conference

BancorpSouth, Inc. Chairman and CEO Aubrey Patterson and President and COO James V. Kelley will make a presentation to bank stock analysts at the JPMorgan Small/Mid Cap Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA, Tuesday, November 14, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. eastern time.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available at the company's internet site ( This will be an interactive session between management and those attending the conference; others may listen to the live broadcast. The conference also will be available in archived format at the same address.

BancorpSouth is an $11.8 billion-asset bank holding company. The company operates approximately 282 banking and mortgage locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. In addition to providing traditional banking services, credit cards, mortgages, trust and fiduciary services, the company provides investment and insurance services through its bank-owned subsidiaries BancorpSouth Investment Services, Inc. and BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc. BancorpSouth's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol BXS.

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SOURCE: BancorpSouth, Inc.

CONTACT: Financial Contact, L. Nash Allen, Jr., +1-662-680-2330, or Media
Contact, Randy Burchfield, +1-662-620-4302, both of BancorpSouth, Inc.