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OVB unveils new Buckeye Hills Career Center debit card design

November 18, 2022

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – On Friday, Nov. 18, Ohio Valley Bank launched a new design for the Buckeye Hills Career Center Community First debit card.

The new design reflects the updated branding of Buckeye Hills Career Center.

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OVB Spotlight: Veterans Action Committee

November 10, 2022
To express our gratitude as well as help local veterans, the Ohio Valley Bank Veterans Action Committee was created. In this special edition of OVB Spotlight, learn why veterans mean so much to members of the committee.

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OVB unveils new Gallia Academy debit card designs

November 4, 2022

Today Ohio Valley Bank added two new Gallia Academy designs to their Community First debit card program.  One design features the official blue devil logo, while the other proudly displays the blue angel logo.

Ohio Valley Bank checking account holders can choose to upgrade the look of their debit card to the Blue Devil or Blue Angel design for $10, with $5 being donated back to the school’s athletics program. The new designs are available starting today at all Ohio Valley Bank locations. In most cases, the card number will not change due to a design upgrade.

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OVBC Reports 3rd Quarter Earnings

October 28, 2022
Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] [Nasdaq: OVBC] (the “Company”) reported consolidated net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2022, of $3,690,000, an increase of $654,000, or 21.5%, from the same period the prior year. Earnings per share for the third quarter of 2022 were $.77 compared to $.63 for the prior year third quarter.

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OVB joins ABA Foundation for Get Smart About Credit campaign

October 20, 2022
It might be spooky season, but that doesn’t mean your finances should scare you. As an effort to promote healthy financial habits for youth, Ohio Valley Bank is once again participating in the American Banker’s Association’s (ABA) Get Smart About Credit Campaign.

While today is Get Smart About Credit Day, we are celebrating the annual initiative throughout the fall season. 

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OVBC announces cash dividend 

October 18, 2022
On Oct. 18, 2022, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payable on Nov. 10, 2022, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Oct. 28, 2022.

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OVB Ironton opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

October 3, 2022
Terri Taylor, Lawrence County Region Manager, Ohio Valley Bank (OVB), recently announced the opening of a full-service bank branch in Ironton. This newest OVB office is located in the Ironton Hills Plaza and is the bank’s 17th location.

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OVB announces Copley promotion

September 27, 2022

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Ohio Valley Bank recently announced the promotion of John Copley to OVB assistant vice president, collections manager.

Shawn Siders, OVB senior vice president, chief credit officer, described Copley as being prepared to take on his new role. 

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OVB announces compliance promotions

September 23, 2022
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Ohio Valley Bank recently announced promotions within the bank’s compliance department.

Andrew Hudson was promoted to OVB vice president, senior compliance officer, CRA, privacy and fair lending officer. In this role, Hudson will oversee the bank’s compliance team. Ryan Jones, OVB chief operating and risk officer, described Hudson as being ready to tackle his new responsibilities. 

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OVB announces McNeal promotion

September 19, 2022 

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Ohio Valley Bank recently announced the promotion of Trevor McNeal IT Specialist II.

McNeal began his career in the OVB IT Department in 2020. Frank Davison, OVB senior vice president, operations, described McNeal as a hard worker who continually strives to learn and expand his job skills.

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Jump into fall fun with local events 

September 16, 2022
The air is getting a bit cooler, which can only mean one thing: autumn is right around the corner. Our area offers a variety of festive fall events, which begin this weekend.

In Point Pleasant, W.Va., the legend of the Mothman takes center stage with the Mothman Festival. The annual event was on hiatus for two years due to the pandemic, but will return in full force this year with vendors, a 5K run, hayrides and more. The majority of events take place in downtown Point Pleasant on Main St. this Saturday and Sunday. For a full schedule of events, visit

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OVB announces Darst promotion

September 1, 2022
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Ohio Valley Bank recently announced the promotion of Krystal Darst to eServices manager.

Darst began her career at OVB in 2016 as a customer service representative before joining the bank’s operations team. Frank Davison, OVB senior vice president, operations, described Darst as being ready to handle her new responsibilities.

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Booher joins OVB Bend Area team

August 29, 2022
MASON – Ohio Valley Bank recently welcomed Jason Booher to their team of community bankers.

Booher currently serves as the OVB regional manager for the Bend Area. He has worked in the banking industry since 2003. Booher brings leadership, customer service and lending experience to the OVB team. He described being part of a community bank as the primary reason for joining OVB. 

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OVBC announces extension of Stock Buyback Program

August 19, 2022
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio—Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] (the “Company”) announced the Board of Directors has authorized the extension date of its existing stock buyback program to August 31, 2023.

The program was originally approved by the board in 2021 and was set to expire August 31 of this year. With the extension, the share repurchase program will continue to authorize the repurchase of up to $5 million in shares of the Company’s outstanding common stock. 

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