GALLIPOLIS, Ohio, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 16, 2013, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payable on May 10, 2013, to shareholders of record on April 26, 2013. This amount represents no decrease over the $0.21 per common share regular dividend paid for the previous period. "Thank you to our loyal shareholders who continue to uphold this American success story. You embody the spirit of Community First through your actions in support of this community bank, and for that, we are truly grateful. Together, we can make a difference," commented OVBC President and CEO Tom Wiseman. Ohio Valley Banc Corp., based in Gallipolis, Ohio, owns two subsidiaries: Ohio Valley Bank and Loan Central. Ohio Valley Bank is an FDIC-insured bank operating 15 offices in Ohio and West Virginia. Loan Central is a finance company with seven offices in southern 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.