BancorpSouth Announces Second Quarter Earnings Webcast Schedule

Officials of BancorpSouth, Inc. said today that the company will release second quarter 2003 earnings on Wednesday, July 16 after 4:00 p.m. CDT. It will also hold its regularly scheduled webcast on Thursday, July 17 beginning at 1:30 p.m. CDT.

The webcast is live coverage of management's conference call with analysts and can be found on the company's internet site ( This will be an interactive session between management and analysts; others may listen to the live broadcast as it happens. The conference will also be available in archived format at the same address.

BancorpSouth, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Tupelo, Mississippi, with approximately $10.3 billion in assets. BancorpSouth operates approximately 250 commercial banking, insurance, trust, broker/dealer and consumer finance locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. BancorpSouth's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXS.

SOURCE: BancorpSouth, Inc.

CONTACT: financial, L. Nash Allen, Jr., +1-662-680-2330, or media, Randy
Burchfield, +1-662-620-4302, both of BancorpSouth