/C O R R E C T I O N -- BancorpSouth, Inc./
In the news release, BancorpSouth Webcasts Annual Shareholder Meeting, issued 02-Apr-2009 by BancorpSouth, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "9:00 a.m." rather than "9:30 a.m." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:
BancorpSouth Webcasts Annual Shareholder Meeting

BancorpSouth, Inc.'s annual shareholder meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at the Main Office of BancorpSouth, 201 Spring Street, Tupelo, MS.

Shareholders and investors may access the live webcast by going to BancorpSouth's website at www.bancorpsouth.com and selecting the Investor Relations page. The presentation will be archived and available for thirty days following the shareholders' meeting.

BancorpSouth, Inc. is a $13.5 billion-asset bank holding company. The company operates approximately 315 banking and mortgage locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. The company provides traditional banking services, credit cards, mortgages, trust and fiduciary services through its principal subsidiary BancorpSouth Bank. BancorpSouth's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXS.

First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: chuck.mcintosh@bxs.com

SOURCE: BancorpSouth, Inc.

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