First Farmers State Bank

4001 GE Rd Bloomington, IL 61704 (309) 663-6200

301 Locust Street Delavan, IL 61734 (309) 244-9277

101 S. Main Avenue Minier, IL 61759 (309) 392-2623

P.O. Box 800 Minier, IL 61759


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(Posted Friday @ 5:20 PM )

First Farmers State Bank is pleased to introduce our new Financial Advisor, Kristen Ahlenius!

Kristen comes to us from a rural farming community in Indiana. As a graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, she holds a degree in Financial Counseling & Planning. She has also earned the FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. She is dedicated to providing personalized financial advice tailored to your unique situation and will help build financial plans to fit your unique goals. 

Welcome, Kristen!

(Posted Friday @ 3:35 PM )

The Board of Directors of First Farmers State Bank Board appointed Brenda Henderson to the position of Vice President at the bank’s recent annual organizational meeting.

Brenda has 23 years of experience at First Farmers and is also the bank’s Deposit Compliance Officer and BSA Officer. Her area of specialty is bank operations, and other current responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising bookkeeping functions and serving on the bank’s information technology team.

She has been very active in the local community, and Brenda is a former

(Posted Friday @ 3:25 PM )

After just 27 1/2 years, full-time Teller
MaryK Cox is calling it quits!

First Farmers wishes MaryK a wonderful retirement! Below are photos from the February 17 party at our Minier location.


(Posted January 13th 2017 @ 3:55 PM )

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(Posted December 22nd 2016 @ 1:30 PM )
Small Business Excellence Finalist!

The McLean County Chamber of Commerce announced on December 21 the finalists for their Business Excellence Awards, and we are proud and honored to be one of five finalists in the Small Business category!

To see a list of all nominees and a video of the live reveal, visit the MCC's Facebook page. You can also click here to read the Pantagraph article. 

The categories of businesses and organizations considered include:

  • Micro Business
  • Small Business
  • Large Business
  • Green Business
  • Non-Profit

Award winners will be named at the Chamber's Annual

(Posted November 25th 2016 @ 5:45 PM )
Attention First Farmers Debit Card Users

First Farmers State Bank has observed that debit/credit card fraudsters are working hard to get as much mileage out of a scammed card as possible. After having success using a particular card, they will turn around and attempt transactions elsewhere, and a considerable amount of fraud is originating in Hong Kong, Wisconsin and California. To protect our customers, we have placed blocks on specific types of transactions.

Any PIN-less or signature-based transaction in these locations will be blocked IF the merchant code for the transaction

(Posted November 25th 2016 @ 5:35 PM )

(Posted November 17th 2016 @ 6:05 PM )

Celebrate the World Series Champs Chicago Cubs with a commemorative coin or gift!

Our Delavan banking location carries different types of commemorative coins and proof sets, and First Farmers is happy to announce that coming soon, we will have specialty gift items celebrating the amazing 2016 Chicago Cubs season!

Looking for the perfect gift for the Cub fan in your life? Consider one of the gift items below... for Christmas, birthday, or just because. Buy 2... one for a loved one, and one for yourself!

Because supplies and quantities will vary, please

(Posted November 16th 2016 @ 2:55 PM )

The 2016 Minier Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, December 3 starting at 2pm. Leading the parade will be Grand Marshals – Minier Historical Society members who are working on the 150th year celebration of the founding of the town of Minier. During 2017 be sure to look for events pertaining to the 150th year.

At the front of the parade the Marching Spartans will share the music of the holiday season. New this year are Christmas characters. Be on the lookout for the Grinch and Anna and Elsa from the movie FROZEN. Of course, Santa’s arrival is

(Posted October 27th 2016 @ 8:30 AM by: Dena McDonald)
First Farmers Earns 5-Star Rating

We are proud to announce that for the eighth straight quarter, we have earned BauerFinancial's 5-star rating!

In spite of today's economic and market uncertainty, First Farmers State Bank remains strong and stable after 141 years. And we continue to look ahead!

BauerFinancial, Inc. in Coral Gables, FL is a completely independent financial institution rating organization and has a track record of high accuracy.

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