The 48th Statehood Day Prayer Breakfast takes place March 1st at 8:30am. Carolyn Ault, who was last year's Ohio Statehood Day Achievement Award recipient, says this year's award will be presented to retired County Commissioner Frank Hirsch.

The event will take place at Trinity United Methodist Church, March 1st. Tickets are $10 and available at the Ross-Chillicothe Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Ross County Democrat and Republican Party Headquarters.