This excerpt taken from the BXS DEF 14A filed Mar 23, 2007.
We will bear the cost of printing, mailing and other expenses in connection with this solicitation of proxies and will also reimburse brokers and other persons holding shares of common stock in their names or in the names of nominees for their expenses in forwarding this proxy material to the beneficial owners of such shares. Certain of our directors, officers and employees may, without any additional compensation, solicit proxies in person or by telephone.
Our management is not aware of any matters other than those described above which may be presented for action at the annual meeting. If any other matters properly come before the annual meeting, it is intended that the proxies will be voted with respect thereto in accordance with the judgment of the person or persons voting such proxies, subject to the direction of our Board of Directors.
A copy of our 2006 Annual Report to Shareholders has been mailed to all shareholders entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting.
A copy of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 will be furnished without charge to any shareholder who requests such report by sending a written request to:
One Mississippi Plaza
201 South Spring Street
Tupelo, Mississippi 38804
Attention: Corporate Secretary
A copy of our Form 10-K may also be obtained without charge on our website at www.bancorpsouthonline.com on our Investor Relations webpage under the caption SEC Filings and through the SECs website at www.sec.gov.
AUBREY B. PATTERSON
Chairman of the Board
and Chief Executive Officer
March 23, 2007