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Volunteers needed for Pigskins in the Park

The Downtown Main Street Association is needing volunteers for this Saturday’s Pigskins in the Park. To volunteer, click on this link to sign up for a time.  Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss are on the road this weekend, and C Spire and Renasant are sponsoring the event, which will show the games on a […]

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ICYMI: Pigskins in the Park returns Oct. 25

Just in case you missed the new, Pigskins in the Park returns to Tupelo Oct. 25.  What’s Pigskins in the Park? Here ya go: After a one-year hiatus, football is back in Fairpark. Thanks to C Spire and Renasant Bank, Pigskins in the Park returns Oct. 25 to the grassy area in front of City […]

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Study: Six in 10 millennials don’t have credit cards

Bankrate.com, an online publisher of personal finance news, said 63 percent of adults ages 18 to 29 don’t have credit cards, and only a minority who do have them pay off the entire balance every month, a new study shows. “Millennials may think they’re staying out of financial trouble by forgoing credit cards, but they’re […]

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BancorpSouth expands presence in southwest Louisiana

BancorpSouth is expanding its presence in southwest Louisiana with the opening of a loan production office in Lake Charles. The office, which provides commercial, real estate construction and residential mortgage lending, along with related banking services, has already generated some $15 million in new loans, the Tupelo-based bank said.More from BancorpSouth: BancorpSouth currently operates 22 full-service […]

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BancorpSouth pulls merger applications, expects to refile

BancorpSouth withdrew its applications to merge with two banks, but in a regulatory filing today said it expects to “subsequently refile.” Last month, the company said it needed additional time to complete its mergers with Ouachita Bancshares Corp. of West Monroe, Louisiana, and Central Community Corp. of Temple, Texas. BancorpSouth had announced the deals in […]

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BancorpSouth mergers delayed until next year

BancorpSouth will have to wait until next year to complete its mergers with two banks. The company said Monday it needed additional time to complete its mergers with Ouachita Bancshares Corp. of West Monroe, Louisiana, and Central Community Corp. of Temple, Texas. BancorpSouth had announced the deals in January and had expected their completion by […]

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Appeals court rules Stanford Financial victims can’t get compensation

Stanford Financial Group victims who lost more than  $7 billion in a fraudulent investment scheme cannot get compensation from a financial services corporation created to compensate victims of financial fraud. An appeals court judge in Washington, D.C. on Friday agreed with a district court’s earlier decision that victims of the Ponzi scheme could not get compensation […]

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