Posts Tagged ‘Tupelo’

BancorpSouth profit jumps, loan set-aside shrinks

TUPELO — BancorpSouth is set aside less for future loan losses and made more in fees from mortgage borrowers, increasing profit in the first quarter. The Tupelo firm said Monday that profit rose to $22.9 million, or 25 cents per share, in the quarter that ended March 31. The bank said that’s the most it […] [...]

Date set for Keenum’s sentence in bank fraud case

by Published: December 14,2011

Tags: BancorpSouth, bank, Booneville, Mississippi, Tupelo

Once prominent attorney Thomas D. Keenum Sr. will be sentenced Dec. 30 for federal bank fraud. The 71-year-old Keenum pleaded guilty in August 2010 to a scheme to defraud BancorpSouth of Booneville through a $135,447 loan. He faces up to 30 years in prison and $1 million in fines. Keenum’s sentencing was delayed more than […] [...]

Former Mississippi State place kicker joins Community Bank in Tupelo

John-Michael Marlin has joined Community Bank in Tupelo as a mortgage loan officer. Marlin comes to Community Bank from Gum Tree Mortgage. Marlin is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a bachelors of science in business administration. He also has minors in economics and business information systems. Active in the community, Marlin is a […] [...]

Tupelo’s Hunt chairing international venue committee

by Published: December 4,2011

Tags: BancorpSouth, Todd Hunt, Tupelo

Todd Hunt, CFE, director of the BancorpSouth Arena, has been named chair of the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Arenas Committee for 2011-12. As chair he is responsible for overall coordination of committee strategy and agendas in establishing policies and procedures that affect public assembly facilities worldwide. The Arena Committee is comprised of 22 […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Idea for new minor league team not a good one

There was a time that minor league sports, baseball in particular, was at the heart of the American dream. Watch “Field of Dreams” and you will know everything you need to know. However, these days, non-affiliated minor league sports do not work. They don’t work in Mississippi, ever. To think there is a group of […] [...]

ICC kicks off fundraising for health facility

TUPELO — Itawamba Community College has kicked off a three-year campaign to raise $8 million for a new health science education center on the school’s Tupelo campus. ICC President David Cole says the school has pledges of $5 million to the training center, $2 million. He says ICC will also apply $2 million of grants […] [...]

Small Business Spotlight: Red Magnet, Tupelo

Having a plan in place Red Magnet draws clients with talent and experience for IT Hoping to hedge against the sluggish economy two years ago, Red Magnet owner Eric Gibens slowly rolled out a proactive maintenance plan for his top three clients. The plan was informal at first and provided a way for Gibens to […] [...]

Bucking trends by expanding and adding

Already country’s largest non-metro hospital, NMMC is adding space and medical staff Service, space and medical specialties are growing at North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) in Tupelo. As America’s largest non-metropolitan hospital, the 650-bed facility continues a pattern of growth. “We’ve had amazing growth and that’s good for the city and region,” said Steve Altmiller, […] [...]

Neelly comes aboard at BancorpSouth

by Published: July 18,2010

Tags: BancorpSouth, Ed Neelly, Tupelo

Ed Neelly has joined BancorpSouth as appraisal officer/loan administration at the bank’s Tupelo location. Neelly brings over 20 years appraisal and inspection experience to the bank. A native of Grenada, he holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Mississippi as well as extensive certification in real estate, appraisal and inspection. Neelly […] [...]

MEC elects new board officers

Jack Reed Jr., mayor of Tupelo, has been elected as the 2010-2011 chair of the Mississippi Economic Council – The State Chamber of Commerce. Reed, a Tupelo native, was elected mayor in 2009. He is also president of R.W. Reed Company, the parent company of Reed’s Department Store. His father, Jack Reed Sr., served as […] [...]

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