BancorpSouth, Inc. CEO to Present at Financial Conference

BancorpSouth, Inc. Chairman and CEO Aubrey Patterson will make a presentation to bank stock analysts at the Stephens, Inc. Spring Investment Conference at the New York Palace Hotel New York, NY, Thursday, June 7, 2007 at 10:10 a.m. central 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 a $13 billion-asset bank holding company. The company operates approximately 290 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 subsidiaries BancorpSouth Bank and The Signature Bank. 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, L. Nash Allen, Jr., +1-662-680-2330; or Media, Randy
Burchfield, +1-662-620-4302, both for BancorpSouth, Inc.