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of est ssouri B Mi 2014 F Rural I t's time once again to crown Missouri's best in the annual Best of Rural Missouri Readers' Choice Contest, our statewide search for your favorite rural eateries, destinations and activities across our great state. For the 14th edition of this annual staple, we've brought back some old categories and added a few new ones to mix things up a bit. We'll name a winner and runner-up in each category below, along with an editor's choice. By entering, you also have the opportunity to win a Best of Missouri gift basket full of goodies valued at $500! So, get out your pen or get online and voice your opinion. Vote in as many or as few categories as you like, but only ballots with at least 10 votes will be eligible for the prize drawing. No purchase necessary. One entry per person. Ballot must be postmarked by Jan. 3, 2014. Drawing will be held Jan. 10, 2014. (Note: Your address will not be used for anything other than this contest. The winner will be notified by phone. Employees of electric cooperatives and their immediate families may vote, but they are not eligible for the drawing.) Name:_______________________________________________Address:___________________________________________________________ City:__________________________________State:__________Zip:______________Phone:___________________________________________ Electric Co-op:________________________________________Email:_____________________________________________________________ To celebrate Missouri's uniqueness, please exclude national or regional chains from your ballot. Don't forget to include the name of the town in which each establishment is located. Businesses may provide ballots to patrons, but each ballot must include a verifiable name, address and phone number. Mail to: Best of Rural Missouri, P.O. Box 1645, Jefferson City, MO 65102, or vote online at Name Restaurant (Dining worth the drive) Barbecue (Smoked meat that can't be beat) Chicken Wings (The wings with the most zing) Breakfast (Where do you get the most important meal?) Pizza (A slice of nice) Winery (By the glass or bottle, who's the best?) AgriMissouri Product (Good stuff made-in-Missouri) Sandwich (The best thing inside sliced bread) Chili (The spice of life) Ice Cream Shop (I scream, you scream . . .) Festival (What event offers the most fun?) State Park/Historic Site (Top state treasure) Best Trail (Destinations for outdoor adventure) Theater (All Missouri's a stage) Antique Shop/Flea Market (Where are the deals?) Most Beautiful Town (Your picture-perfect postcard) Off-beat Attraction (Things that make you go "Hmmm...") Golf Course (A duffer's delight) Romantic Getaway (Honeymoon hideaways) Vacation Spot (Get away from it all) Location (city/county)

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Missouri - November 2013

Rural Missouri - November 2013
White mules and family wine
Helping our neighbors
A rolling tribute to freedom
Out of the Way Eats
Big man from a small town
Hearth and Home
Best of rural Missouri
Salvaging history
Around Missouri

Rural Missouri - November 2013