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Planters Holding Company Agrees to Acquire Germantown Capital Corporation, Inc.

Indianola, Mississippi based Planters Holding Company, the holding company of Planters Bank & Trust Company, together “Planters,” and Germantown, Tennessee based Germantown Capital Corporation, Inc., the holding company of First Capital Bank, together “First Capital”, jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Planters will acquire First Capital...Read more...

REWARD FUND ESTABLISHED FOR TIPS LEADING TO THE ARREST OF INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN INDIANOLA MERCHANT JAMIE IVERSON'S MURDER

Indianola and Sunflower County residents are continuing to reel emotionally from the traumatic loss of beloved Indianola resident and long-time downtown merchant, Jamie Iverson, who was tragically killed last Friday, April 23 during a robbery at her store, Paul's Jewelry. Read more...

Planters Bank Leland Hires Lucas as Loan Representative

Planters Bank is excited to announce Pratt Lucas has been hired as a Loan Representative at our Leland branch. Lucas has been with Planters Bank since he joined the team as an intern in May of 2019. Since his internship concluded in August of 2019, Lucas has returned twice – once during the Christmas season in 2019, and again in April of 2020 during our first round of PPP loans. Because of his incredible work during that time, Planters Bank hired Lucas to the position of Loan Representative in May of 2020. Read more...

Winner announced for Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

Planters Bank recently challenged students to submit entries for the American Bankers Association’s “Lights, Camera, Save! Contest”. The contest, organized by the American Bankers Association Foundation, is a national competition that encouraged teens to use video to communicate the value of saving money and inspire their peers to become lifelong savers. Read more...

Lights, Camera, Save! Teen Video Contest Underway at Planters Bank

Planters Bank is accepting submissions for its Lights, Camera, Save! video contest.  The contest, organized by the American Bankers Association Foundation, is a national competition that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value of saving money and inspire their peers to become lifelong savers.  Read more...

Planters Bank Receives Early Access to Newest Round of PPP Funding as CDFI

Planters Bank began accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan applications on Monday, Jan. 11, as part of the Small Business Administration’s newest round of the program, which aims to help small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read more...

 

Planters Bank donates $15,000 to Delta State University for Financial Lab 

The region-wide banking company made the final contribution in Sept. 2020 towards its initial pledge announced in 2017. Supporting construction aspects of the lab, Planters’ gift was used to purchase stock and financial data tickers as well as display equipment. Read more...

 

Second round of Homeowner Rehab Projects completed by GGHRA in partnership with Planters Bank and FHLB of Dallas

GREENVILLE, Miss. – November 16, 2020 – Greater Greenville Housing and Revitalization Association, Inc. (GGHRA), in partnership with Planters Bank, has been awarded additional grant monies to repair or rehabilitate homes owned by elderly and/or disabled individuals in Washington county. The grant is part of a $2.50 million program provided through the Special Needs Assistance Program (SNAP), a product of the Federal Home Loan Bank’s Affordable Housing Program (AHP). Since the AHP's inception in 1990, FHLB has awarded more than $300 million in AHP funds to assist more than 53,500 households. Read more...