Converse, Ind., December 13, 2016 -- First Farmers FinancialFFFCLogo-01bigger-01 Corp. (OTCQX Banks; FFMR), the parent company of First Farmers Bank & Trust Co., announced that on December 13, 2016 the Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend for the fourth quarter of 2016 of $0.33 per share, payable on January 13, 2017, to shareholders of record as of December 30, 2016. This quarterly dividend represents a 10.0% increase over the quarterly dividend paid in January 2016.

First Farmers Financial Corp is a $1.55 billion financial holding company headquartered in Converse, Indiana. First Farmers Bank & Trust has 29 offices throughout Carroll, Cass, Clay, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Huntington, Madison, Marshall, Miami, Johnson, Starke, Sullivan, Tipton, Vermillion, Vigo and Wabash counties in Indiana and 7 offices in Coles, Edgar and Vermilion counties in Illinois.