BancorpSouth Webcasts Annual Shareholder Meeting

BancorpSouth, Inc.'s annual shareholder meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at the BancorpSouth Arena, 375 East Main Street, Tupelo, MS.

Shareholders and investors may access the live webcast 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 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 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 of BancorpSouth, Inc.