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Read December 7 issue of MBJ

>> BANKING New BancorpSouth CEO has big plans for Tupelo-based bank— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> DINING Landmark Iron Horse Grill returns to Jackson by Ted Carter >>ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Downtown Greenville lands on National Register of Historic Places— by Clay Chandler >> ENERGY What did Twin Creeks vetting process miss? — by Clay Chandler >> OUR ...

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Patterson on new leadership

After 22 years as CEO of BancorpSouth, Audrey Patterson has handed the chief executive duties to veteran Texas banker James “Dan” Rollins III. Patterson, who will remain as chairman, recently answered several questions regarding the $13 billion banking regional banking company’s new leadership. >>New BancorpSouth CEO looks to repeat his Texas-style success in Tupelo Major Challenges: BancorpSouth like all commercial ...

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James Rollins new CEO at BancorpSouth

TUPELO — James D. Rollins III has been named chief executive officer of BancorpSouth Inc., a financial holding company headquartered in Tupelo. Rollins will succeed Aubrey B. Patterson, BancorpSouth’s current CEO, on Tuesday. The 53-year-old Rollins has served as president and chief operating officer at Prosperity Bancshares, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, since April 2006. Rollins served as senior vice ...

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Middlebrook announces resignation

George F. Middlebrook III has resigned from the boards of directors of BancorpSouth Inc. and BancorpSouth Bank. Middlebrook, of Nacogdoches, Texas, manages oil, gas and timberland interests of family partnerships and has also been engaged in residential and commercial real estate development. He has agreed to serve on BancorpSouth Bank’s Nacogdoches community bank board. Middlebrook served on the board of ...

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Officers, directors seated

The Mississippi Main Street Association has formally welcomed new officers and members to the state board of directors. The following are new officers of the MMSA board for 2012-2014: president Barry Plunkett of B. Plunkett & Associates Inc. in Jackson; president-elect Joey Hudnall of Neel-Schaffer in Jackson; treasurer Mark Loughman of Mississippi Power in Gulfport; and, chairman Randy Burchfield of ...

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Court Rejects BancorpSouth’s claim customer liable for fraud losses

Labeling it “a very close call,” a U.S. district court has rejected a Mississippi bank’s efforts to have a former commercial customer held liable for losses, damages and legal costs in an ACH and wire fraud case. And one legal expert suggests the case could set a precedent for other similar fraud cases, the website BankSecurity.com reports. Five months ago, ...

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BancorpSouth’s insurance subsidiary to acquire Alabama’s Securance

BancorpSouth is banking on the insurance side of its financial services business to further fatten up non-interest  revenues. To that end, Tupelo-based BancorpSouth subsidiary BancorpSouth Insurance Services has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Securance Group, an independent property and casualty and life and health insurance agency headquartered in Brewton, Ala. Neither price nor other financial terms of the ...

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Eaton, Oliver join BankPlus

BankPlus has hired Eric Eaton as bank officer in the bank’s training department. Eaton has over six years of experience in the banking industry and was most recently employed by BancorpSouth. A native of Jackson, Eaton holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Mississippi and a master of science from Mississippi College. In the community, Eaton is as ...

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Refinance activity strong in state as people take advantage of record low rates

The flip side of the housing bubble burst is that interest rates are as low as people are likely to see in their lifetimes. That combined with the government’s HARP II program to help distressed homeowners stay in their homes are reducing mortgage amounts, and contributing to increased revenues at banks. Regions Bank chief financial officer David Turner said the ...

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Calls for BancorpSouth account info are scams, attorney general warns

  Scammers are trying to pry bank account information from Mississippians by advising they need to provide account details to help correct problems with their Bancorp South cards, Attorney General Jim Hood warns. Victims may receive a call on either their home phone or cell phones alerting them “there is a problem with their Bancorp South card,” Hood said. The ...

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