BancorpSouth to Host Webcast of Analysts' Presentation

Officials of BancorpSouth, Inc. said today that the company will provide a webcast of its presentation to analysts, Tuesday, May 8, 2001 from the Gulf South Banking Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The live audio webcast of management's presentation will be available beginning at 1:30 p.m. CDT on the company's internet site ( ).

This will be an interactive session between management and those analysts 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 a $9.3 billion-asset financial services company. The company operates 240 banking and mortgage locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. In addition to providing traditional banking services, credit cards, mortgages, trust and fiduciary services, the company provides investment services through its subsidiary BancorpSouth Investment Services, Inc. and insurance services through its subsidiary BancorpSouth Insurance Services, Inc.


SOURCE: BancorpSouth, Inc.

Contact: media, Randy Burchfield, 662-680-2216, or investors, L. Nash
Allen, Jr., 662-680-2330, both of BancorpSouth, Inc.