A Hannibal event and a local business were among those recognized during Rural Missouri magazine’s annual Best of Rural Missouri Readers’ Choice Contest.
Last year, readers approved the return of a statewide format for the contest that asks them to name their favorite eateries, destinations and activities. So, for this year’s edition of the contest, the format remained the same. Rural Missouri’s editors had the task of tabulating entries from readers who offered their picks in 20 categories, ranging from “Best Restaurant” and “Best Burger” to “Best Small-town Museum” and “Best Theater.” A winner, runner-up and editor’s choice were named in each category.
All of this year’s winners are featured in the April issue of Rural Missouri, a digital edition of which can be read online at www.ruralmissouri.coop.
Area 2013 Best of Rural Missouri Readers’ Choice Contest winners were:
• Best Coffee Shop - Editor’s Choice: Java Jive, Hannibal
• Best Festival - Runner-Up: National Tom Sawyer Days, Hannibal
• Best Trail - Runner-Up: Joanna Trail, Mark Twain Lake, Monroe City
• Best Rodeo/Horse Show - Runner-Up: Mark Twain Lake Rodeo, Perry