June 26th, 2007
The Board of Directors of Delta Southern Bank is pleased to have been able to help the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center meet the terms of a $2.5 million challenge from Jim Barksdale. Mr. Barksdale had pledged the funds to the B.B. King Museum provided their board of directors raise $500,000 in matching funds.
June 20th, 2007
From 2001 to 2005, the federal government spent nearly $1.2 billion in agricultural subsidies to boost farmers’ incomes and invigorate local economies in this poverty-stricken region of the Mississippi Delta.
June 13th, 2007
Congratulations to Delta Southern Bank in Ruleville and Drew! The community development financial institution was recently awarded an “outstanding” rating on its Community Reinvestment Act Audit by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Very few banks receive the “outstanding” raiting.
January 23rd, 2006
Closing Delta Southern’s branch bank in Friars Point appears to be a done deal, but in doing so DSB may not be living up
to its mission.
Southern Bancorp, the parent organization of Delta Southern, formed a partnership to “bring economic opportunity to
those who need it most.”
July 5th, 2005
A Mississippi main Street project has transformed the city of Drew from a mass of deteriorated building and boarded-up stores into a revitalized center of commerce.