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Southern Bancorp branch earns LEED certification

Shortly after the opening of the Southern Bancorp Hernando Branch in summer 2011, Southern applied for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has now awarded the Hernando Branch its LEED...

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$15,000 donated for Hoops conversion project

Southern Bancorp recently presented Main Street Blytheville with a $15,000 donation to be used for the demolition and construction of the old Hoops Drive-In lot. The lot, located next to the Greyhound Bus Station, is being turned into a landscaped parking lot....

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Southern Bancorp Adds Five New Directors

Shareholders of Southern Bancorp Inc. of Arkadelphia, the holding company for Southern Bancorp Bank and the nonprofit Southern Bancorp Community Partners, have elected five additional members to the board of directors. The new directors announced Wednesday are: •John...

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Danny Robbins celebrates 30 years on the job

Danny Robbins, president of Southern Bancorp of Manila, has been on the job at the bank, serving the community, for three decades. Robbins hit the 30 year mark May 31. He said he enjoys coming to work as much today as he did in the early years. He feels fortunate to...

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PRC school system saves $67,000 on energy bill

School Superintendent Alan Lumpkin in September implemented an energy savings contest between Pearl River Central’s five schools, and he told the Pearl River County school board on Monday that final tabulations show the contest saved the school $67,000 on the overall...

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