First Farmers Financial Corp. Declares Dividend

Converse, Ind., September 20, 2016 -- First Farmers Financial Corp. (OTCQX Banks; FFMR), the parentFFFCLogo-01bigger-01 company of First Farmers Bank & Trust Co., announced that on September 19, 2016 the Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend for the third quarter of 2016 of $0.32 per share, payable on October 14, 2016 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2016. This quarterly dividend represents a 6.7% increase over the quarterly dividend paid in October 2015.

First Farmers Financial Corp is a $1.53 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.