The Messenger. 06.05.08 Progressive Farmer magazine’s online contest to select, by reader vote, the best places to live in rural America has been extended through the end of June. The winner will be announced in August. Currently, Obion County leads the balloting, but local spokesmen say it will be important to keep the votes pouring in to nail down the victory. Every resident may vote once each day until the contest ends June 30. There is no charge and no request for personal information. Simply log on to http://www.progressivefarmer.com/farmer/bestplaces/ and click on the reader’s choice contest. Simple instructions will help you complete your vote for Obion County as the best place to live in rural America.