Joplin Businesses Lead Viewer’s Choice Finalists

The voting period for The Four States Finest, the viewer’s choice awards for KOAM-TV, FOX 14 and KOAM News Now, begins Thursday, February 18 and continues through March 7.  Viewers can vote for their favorite businesses and organizations in 90 different categories.

“There are 254 finalists representing 30 communities in the 4-State region,” according to KOAM General Sales Manager Rye Addis, “and each voting category has three-to-five finalists for viewers to choose from.”  The categories include Eating & Drinking, Arts & Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Services, and Shopping.

Following the voting period those businesses with the most votes will be presented with a Four States Finest plaque and will be featured on-air and at the station’s website

Joplin area businesses lead all other cities with 126 finalists in the viewer’s choice awards. The complete list is below.

Area residents may vote in each category each day during the voting period with a chance to win in the Four States Finest contest. There will be weekly $100.00 winners from all viewers who cast votes. These winners will be randomly chosen from all qualified entrants.

Additional information can be found at the station’s website

Joplin Area Business Finalists in alphabetical order:

Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C. – Best Law Firm/Lawyer

Abernathy Roofing & Construction – Best Roofing Company

AJ’s Eatery & Catering, LLC – Best Catering

American Fireplace – Best Appliance Store and Best Heating & Air Conditioning Company categories

Area Hearing & Speech Clinic – Best Hearing Clinic/Hearing

Bamboo Chinese Takeout – Best Curbside/Takeout

Bicycle Specialists, LLC – Best Bicycle Shop

Blacklist Ink – Best Tattoo Studio

Blackthorn Pizza & Pub – Best Pizza

Blue’s Bike Company – Best Bicycle Shop

Brandy at Cut Loose Salon – Best Hair Salon

Brickhaus Tattoo Studio – Best Tattoo Studio

Brothers, Bezold & Associates – Best Eye Clinic

Bug-A-Way Pest Control, LLC – Best Pest Control

Cox Auto Sales Inc. – Best Automotive Dealership

Café Del Rio – Best Mexican Restaurant

Carlson Chiropractic Center – Best Chiropractor

Chaos Brewing – Best Bar/Brewery

Chick-fil-A – Best Customer Service

Colaw Fitness – Best Health & Fitness Club

Comeau Jewelry Company – Best Jeweler

Comer’s AutoXpress – Best Auto Service/Repair

Countryside in the City – Best Florist

Crabbys Seafood Bar & Grill – Best Seafood Restaurant

Cunningham Park – Best Outdoor Venue

Curly Willow – Best Florist

Derek S. Towery, MD, FAAD – Best Dermatologist

Dr. Brett M. Wilson, DDS – Best Dentist

Dr. Brian Murphy, MD/Joplin Urgent Care – Best Clinic and Best Weight Loss    Clinic/Counseling categories.

Dude’s Daylight Donuts – Best Donuts

Executive Spa & Massage – Best Massage

Fat & Happy – Best Hamburger

Firehouse Pottery – Best Recreational Activity

Food 4 Less – Best Grocery Store

Fowler’s Fotos – Best Photography Business

Fox Farm Whole Food – Best Health Food Store

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers – Best French Fries

Freeman Health System – Best Hospital

Gardner Express Care – Best Clinic and Best Weight Loss Clinic/Counseling categories.

Ghetto Tacos – Best Food Truck

GLS Autos, LLC – Best Automotive Dealership

Glades Law Firm, P.C. – Best Law Firm/Lawyer

Granny Shaffer’s  – Best Breakfast

Gusano’s Chicago-Style Pizzeria – Best Pizza

Hackett Hot Wings – Best Wings

Han The Sushi Man – Best Sushi

Heath Sisters Barber & Styles – Best Barber

Heavenly Donuts – Best Donuts

Higdon Florists – Best Florist

Hillbilly Outlet – Best Appliance Store

Horton’s Pizza Plus – Best Pizza

House of Bounce – Best Place for a Kid’s Birthday Party

JELCO Pest Solutions – Best Pest Control

John Cotten Roofing – Best Roofing Company

Johnny Hot Dogs – Best Catering, Best Curbside/Take-out and Best Food Truck categories.

JOMO Crossfit – Best Health & Fitness Club

JOMO PrideFest – Best Festival/Local Event

Joplin Ear, Nose & Throat – Best Hearing Clinic/Hearing

Joplin Floor Designs – Best Flooring/Carpet Store

Joplin Greenhouse & the Coffee Shop – Best Coffee

Joplin History & Mineral Museum – Best Local Attraction

Joplin Sports & Graphics – Best Athletic Gear Store

Joy Long Shelter Insurance – Best Insurance Agency

Jugz Liquor and Microbrew – Best Alcohol Selection

Kirkland’s – Best Home Furnishing Store

Knell & Associates, LLC – Best Accounting/Tax Service

Kobie’s The Wizard of Paws – Best Pet Boarding/Grooming/Daycare

Law Offices of Timothy Intessimone – Best Law Firm/Lawyer

Lions Den – Best Barber and Best Hair Salon categories.

Lotus Xpress – Best Asian Restaurant

Lyerla Heating & Air – Best Heating & Air Conditioning Company

Macadoodles Beer Wine & Spirits – Best Alcohol Selection

Main Street Axe Company – Best Recreational Activity

Mercy Hospital Joplin – Best Hospital

Metro Appliances & More – Best Appliance Store

Natural Grocers – Best Health Food Store

New Life Radio 105.3 – Best Radio Station

News Talk KZRG – Best Radio Station

Newton’s Jewelers – Best Jeweler

Oasis Salon & Day Spa – Best Day Spa

Orient Express Delivery – Best Asian Restaurant and Best Curbside/Takeout categories.

Outback Archery of Joplin, LLC – Best Hunting/Fishing Store

Outback Steakhouse – Best Steakhouse

Ozark Center – Best Rehab Center

Ozark Nursery of Joplin – Best Garden Store/Nursery

Parkview Animal Hospital – Best Veterinarian

Phelan Dermatology & Aesthetics – Best Dermatologist

Planet Fitness – Best Health & Fitness Club

Rangeline Antique Mall – Best Antique Store

Red Lobster – Best Seafood Restaurant

Red Onion Café – Best Italian Restaurant

Reeves Tire & Automotive – Best Auto Service/Repair

Robbins Tax Service – Best Accounting/Tax Service

Rock 107.1 The Rock Station – Best Radio Station

Rosa Bella Bridal & Formal – Best Bridal/Formal Wear

Sakura Sushi & Grill Japanese Restaurant – Best Sushi

Samantha Williams, Licensed Massage Therapist – Best Massage

Scales-N-Tails – Best Farm Supply/Pet Supply Store

Schifferdecker Aquatic Center – Best Swimming Pool/Waterpark

Senior Insurance Specialists, LLC – Best Insurance Agency

Shannon Chew Realty Group-Keller Williams – Best Realtor

Shawna’s Baked Goods – Best Bakery

Simple Simon’s Pizza – Best Pizza

Smack Dabs – Best Food Truck

Southwest Missouri Bank – Best Financial Institution

Spa Store & More – Best Day Spa

Spiva Center for the Arts – Best Museum/Gallery

Spring River Christian Village – Best Assisted Living/Retirement Facility

Stogey’s Coney Island – Best French Fries and Best Hamburger categories.

Stone’s Corner Pharmacy – Best Pharmacy

Super Donuts – Best Donuts

Suzanne’s Natural Foods – Best Health Food Store

Touches of Splendor – Best Customer Service

The Book Guy Independent Bookstore – Best Bookstore

The Bruncheonette – Best Breakfast

The Pampered Pooch Day Spa – Best Pet Boarding/Grooming/Daycare

The Pie Safe – Best Desserts

These Moments By L Photography – Best Photography Business

Tommy’s Express Car Wash – Best Car Wash

Tropical Tan – Best Tanning Salon

Tropicana Bar & Grill – Best French Fries

Turtleheads Raw Bar – Best Seafood Restaurant

Twin Hills Golf & Country Club – Best Golf Course

Wayside Furniture – Best Home Furnishing Store

Westport Inn – Best Hotel/B & B

Whiskey Dick’s – Best Bar/Brewery

Shoal Creek Conservation Education Center – Best Outdoor Venue

Wilder’s Steakhouse – Best Steakhouse

Woody’s Smokehouse – Best BBQ Restaurant

Woody’s Wood-Fire Pizza Bar & Oven – Best Pizza

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