So you’ve got a hankering for barbecue. Where, in Logan County, do you go to fill that desire?

Or maybe you need tires or tire work done? What is your go-to center to handle such matters?

These questions can, and should, bring about discussion and or debate. Here at the Paris Express, we’d like to help you settle those in our inaugural Best of Logan County contest.

The contest seeks to identify the people and businesses that residents think are the best in a variety of categories, including Food & Drink, Kids & Education, Home & Finance, Service, Beauty & Health, People & Places, Entertainment and Shopping.

Categories are also broken down into subcategories including, for example, breakfast, catering and pizza in the Food & Service category; day care/pre-school, mascot and teacher in Kids & Education, bank, home builder, or roofing company in Home & Finance; auto service, funeral home, or plumber in Services; barber, dentist or pharmacy/drug store in Beauty & Health, place to work, park or place to worship in People & Places; hotel/resort, annual event or wedding/special events venue in Entertainment; or auto dealer, hardware/home improvement store or gift shop in Shopping.

Combined there are 79 different individual subcategories, which are all listed at our website, People can cast their vote up to once per day online or send in votes through a printed ballot that will be published Sept. 19.

Each subcategory has nominations chosen from the staff at each paper. If voters do not see their favorite, simply nominate a different selection in the write-in field.

Winners of each category will be revealed in a special section to be inserted into the Dec. 19 edition.