BancorpSouth Webcasts Annual Shareholder Meeting

BancorpSouth, Inc., officials today announced the company's annual shareholder meeting scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at the Main Office of BancorpSouth, 201 South Spring Street, Tupelo, MS will be webcast live.

The webcast may be accessed by going to BancorpSouth's website at and selecting the Investor Relations page. The presentation will be archived and available for thirty days following the shareholders' meeting.

BancorpSouth, Inc. is a $13.2 billion-asset bank holding company. The company operates approximately 314 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.

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