GALLIPOLIS, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 16, 2012, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. (Nasdaq: OVBC) Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payable on November 10, 2012 to shareholders of record on October 26, 2012. This amount represents no decrease over the $0.21 per common share dividend paid during the previous period. "This marks the eleventh consecutive quarter for which we have been able to maintain per share dividends," said Thomas E. Wiseman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "OVBC remains strong. We are pleased to have the opportunity to continually give back to our shareholders." Ohio Valley Banc Corp. owns two subsidiaries: Ohio Valley Bank and Loan Central. Ohio Valley Bank is a state-chartered, FDIC-insured bank operating 15 offices in Ohio and West Virginia. Loan Central is a finance company with seven offices in Ohio. Ohio Valley Banc Corp. stock is traded on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol OVBC. The company's Web site is www.ovbc.com. Contact: Scott Shockey or Bryna Butler, (740) 446-2631, 1-800-468-6682 SOURCE Ohio Valley Banc Corp.