Mississippi bank to pay $146 million to acquire Texas bank

April 20, 2018 in Business

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi bank will pay $146 million in stock and cash to buy a Texas bank. Tupelo-based BancorpSouth announced Thursday that it would buy Icon Capital […]

Man wounded by police responding to Mississippi bank robbery

March 15, 2017 in News

By SARAH SMITH Associated Press RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) – A 16-year-old bank robbery suspect in Mississippi was wounded after being shot by at least one police officer. Ridgeland Police Chief […]

Bank sets $500 million loan fund for Miss. firms

April 3, 2013 in Top Stories

BancorpSouth is setting aside a $500 million loan fund aimed at Mississippi businesses, saying it will work with state officials to find qualified borrowers.

Gov. Phil Bryant appeared with BancorpSouth executives to laud the move on March 28. The officials spoke at the headquarters of C Spire Wireless, citing the eight-story office building as an example of a project made possible by cooperation between BancorpSouth and a state program.

“Ensuring that businesses have access to capital is a critical element in positioning Mississippi as the top spot for economic development,” Bryant said. “I applaud BancorpSouth for taking a leadership role in this new effort.”