OVB takes pole position with new business venture

September 23, 2021

Ohio Valley Bank Chairman and CEO Tom Wiseman announces the opening of Race Day Mortgage, Inc., a new subsidiary of Ohio Valley Bank. Race Day Mortgage is an online-only consumer direct mortgage company positioned to disrupt the mortgage industry by accelerating loan approval times and showing up in a personal capacity for their clients. Services are provided through convenient mobile and digital channels.

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Ohio Valley Bank receives Heritage Ohio Award

September 20, 2021 

Heritage Ohio recently named Ohio Valley Bank (OVB) as the winner of the 2021 Best Commercial Building Rehabilitation Small Project Award.

Heritage Ohio selected OVB for the award due to the company’s tireless work on making the OVB on the Square project a reality. OVB on the Square was created through the revitalization of one of the bank’s first homes.

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Little Miss Apple Festival display now open at OVB's Jackson Office

September 17, 2021
After a year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Jackson Apple Festival is finally back in action starting Tuesday, Sept. 21.

Also making a comeback is the outgoing Little Miss Apple Festival exhibit at the Ohio Valley Bank Jackson Office, which features 2019 title holder Kennedy Knittel. Due to the cancelation of last year’s Apple Festival events, Knittel retained her title in 2020. Her display, which features some of her favorite dresses worn during her reign, was officially opened with a private ribbon cutting ceremony at the bank. The display also includes a scrapbook and pictures of Knittel representing the Apple Festival at various events, and a photo area with 80th Apple Festival background. Those interested in seeing the display may do so from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday during lobby hours. The display will remain open through the duration of the festival.

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OVB joins ABA in opposing IRS reporting requirements

September 10, 2021
As a member of the American Bankers Association (ABA), Ohio Valley Bank joins the organization in the opposition of the proposed new IRS reporting requirements.

Under the Biden administration, the proposed requirements are aimed at helping to offset the additional cost of spending programs within the American Families Plan. The proposal is seeking an expansion of tax information reporting, which would raise revenue to help offset costs within the plan. Should Congress approve the proposal, banks across the country, including OVB, will be required to comply with sending the IRS additional information concerning customers’ account activity.

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Continue to be mindful of scams, fraud

August 30, 2021

The pumpkin spice might be taking over already, but summer is very much still in full swing. More people have felt comfortable traveling this year, with many folks are expected to hit the road this week for Labor Day weekend.

While it’s been great to travel once again, unfortunately fraudulent scams continue to be on the rise. Whether they be travel-related scams, phishing or other examples of financial fraud, it is important to protect your information and know what to do should you become a victim of such incidents.

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OVB debuts gymnastics debit card design

August 20, 2021
On Friday, August 20, Ohio Valley Bank debuted the Southern Ohio Gymnastics Academy (SOGA) Boosters debit card as part of its Community First debit card program. This new card design is now available at all Ohio Valley Bank locations.


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Ruck Walks planned to benefit local veterans organizations

August 20, 2021
Ohio Valley Bank is again hosting its annual Ruck Walk to benefit local veterans organizations. This year, the bank is thrilled to host two events. 


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Ed Roberts joins OVBC & OVB Boards

August 18, 2021
Chairman and CEO Thomas E. Wiseman announced that Ed Roberts was elected to the Boards of Directors of Ohio Valley Banc Corp. and Ohio Valley Bank during the board meeting held August 17. His tenure will begin September 1.


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Ohio's sales tax holiday begins today

August 6, 2021
While there is still time to enjoy what’s left of summer, area kids will soon be heading back to the classroom.
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OVBC reports 2nd quarter earnings

July 28, 2021
Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] (the “Company”) reported consolidated net income for the quarter ended June 30, 2021, of $2,861,000, an increase of $598,000, or 26.4%, from the same period the prior year.

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