Aberdeen man dies from motorcycle wreck injuries

By JB Clark/NEMS Daily Journal

ABERDEEN – An Aberdeen man died early Saturday morning from injuries sustained in a Friday afternoon crash.
Kenneth G. Atkinson, 42, of Aberdeen, was traveling east on Egypt Road on a 1997 Suzuki motorcycle when he collided with a 1993 Chevy pickup traveling west at 4:39 p.m. Friday.
Atkinson was transported to North Mississippi Medical Center where he died Saturday at 1:51 a.m.
The cause of death is multiple trauma, according to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley.
Gurley said the driver and passenger of the truck were treated at the scene of the accident Friday but not hospitalized.
Saltillo man dies
in car accident
SALTILLO – A Saltillo man died in a single-vehicle accident Saturday morning.
Elijah Denham, 81, of Saltillo, died when his vehicle left the road and rolled over along County Road 783, according to Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green.
The accident happened about 9:45 a.m.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident.
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Regional banks see
challenges ahead
NEW ORLEANS – Publicly traded regional banks participating in the recent Gulf South Bank Conference told investment analysts in New Orleans that they’re focused on growth, dealing with regulatory changes, finding new revenue sources and building technology platforms.
Gulfport, Miss.-based Hancock Holding Co. said its main focus is taking advantage of opportunities derived from uniting Hancock Bank and the former Whitney National Bank of New Orleans into one $20 billion company.
With the remaining rules taking effect from the Durbin Amendment – legislation that limited how much money banks can earn from debit card transactions – Hancock stands to lose about $2 million in fee income during the third quarter. Carl Chaney, Hancock’s chief executive, said his bank is looking for ways to make that up.
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