A man was spotted shoplifting at Shoe Carnival in Branson at approximately 10:15 am on Thursday. As he tried to get away in his car an employee held onto the man's vehicle and was knocked to the ground sustaining serious head injuries. The Branson employee had to be airlifted to a Springfield hospital for medical care; he is is critical condition.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is investigating a sewage bypass that resulted in the release of more than 10,000 gallons of untreated waste into an unnamed tributary of Fall Creek in southern Branson Wednesday.
DNR learned about the problem today, according to a news release from the agency.
The sewage overflow resulted from an electrical outage at a lift station near Fall Creek Road.
The bypass lasted 15 minutes, releasing an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 gallons of untreated wastewater, according to DNR.
The wastewater made its way to Fall Creek. City staff has drawn samples from the creek for testing and will draw samples again on Monday.
Fall Creek drains into Lake Taneycomo. It is not known if any of the wastewater made it to the lake. full article
In order to prepare for Veterans day, we will look at some outstanding organizations and cities that supports our Veterans and active duty military as well as background and history of Veterans day. Take a look at cardfountain.com. This site will provide statistics along with an over view of the history of Veterans day. Also, look at the possibility making money by creating your own greeting card website. In addition, take advantage of signing up for a free trial which allows you to send greeting cards to family and friends
First up; Branson Missouri where you will discover how Branson along with all of its businesses; pays tribute to our Veterans. If you are a Veteran and you enjoy music, Branson is a must visit. Even if your Visit takes you to Branson at another time of the year, you will get a sense that Branson is a perfect red,white and blue city that supports, honors and appreciates our war Veterans. An excellent website to learn more about how Branson celebrates Veterans day is .Take some time to look at the website and the links, you will be amazed at what you will learn. Some time later a special article will be written on Branson and its passion to pay tribute to our Veterans. full article
Friday, Oct 30, 2009 @01:38pm CDT
(Branson, MO) -- This week's rains caused flooding in many parts of the Ozarks. In Branson, rain forced the closure one of a city park.
Water from nearby Roark Creek washed through Stockstill Park, carrying away mulch from the playground, damaging ball field fences and leaving behind rock, gravel, limbs and other debris throughout the whole park.
The park will remain closed indefinitely. Stockstill Park is frequently damaged by flooding. full story
1. 50’s at the Hop Show
2. Acrobats of China Featuring the New Shanghai Circus
3. Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show
4. Hamner Barber Variety Show
5. #1 Hits of the 60’s
6. Amazing Pets
7. Andy Williams Show
8. Baldknobbers Jamboree Show
9. Bob Nelson Show
10. Branson Country USA Late Show
11. Branson IMAX
12. Breakfast with Mark Twain
13. Brett Family
14. Brule’ and American Indian Rock Opera
15. Buck Trent Morning Show
16. Cassandre The Voice of an Angel
17. Christmas on the Trail Chuckwagon Dinner Show
18. Circle B Chuckwagon Supper & Cowboy Music Show
19. Clay Cooper’s Country Music Express
20. Comedy Jamboree
21. Country Tonite Branson
22. Country’s Family Reunion
23. Dalena Ditto Country Variety Show
24. Dino’s Christmas Extravaganza
25. Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede Dinner & Show
26. Doug Gabriel Show
27. Elvis and the Superstars
28. Goldwing Express
29. Grand Jubilee
30. Hank and Patsy, Together Again
31. Hughes Brothers
32. Jim Owen Show
33. Jim Reeves Tribute with John Rex Reeves
34. Jim Stafford Show
35. Joey Riley Comedy & Music Review
36. John Tweed Show
37. Keith “Red” Allen Show
38. Kirby VanBurch Show
39. Liverpool Legends – The Ultimate Beatles Experience
40. Magnificent Variety Show
41. Mike Walker & Friends
42. Miracle of Christmas and Sight & Sound Theatre Branson
43. Moe Bandy Show
44. Motown Downtown
45. Neal McCoy
46. New’s Country Band w/ Branson’s Guitar Wizard Leroy New
47. Oak Ridge Boys
48. Ozark Mountain Jubilee
49. Peter Pan The Musical at The Mansion Theater
50. Pierce Arrow Show
51. Red Skelton: A Performance Tribute By Tom Mullica
52. Red, Hot…& Blue!
53. Redhead Express
54. Ricky Boen and Texas Mud
55. Rock N Roll is Here to Stay
56. Rock Mountain High! A Tribute to John Denver & Country Music Legends
57. Roy Dusty Rogers Jr & The High Riders
58. Shoji Tabuchi Show
59. Showboat Branson Belle Lunch & Dinner Cruises
61. Strait Country! The Music of George Strait w/ Tribute to Patsy Cline
62. Sunday Gospel Jubilee
63. Take It To The Limit A Tribute To The Eagles
64. The Haygoods
65. The Osmond Brothers
66. The Rankin Brothers
67. The Twelve Irish Tenors
68. The World Famous Platters
69. Tony Orlando & The Lennon Sisters, Christmas Celebration!
70. Tony Roi “ The Elvis Experience”
71. Warnocks Christmas Show
72. Yakov Smirnoff Show
(1888PressRelease) October 27, 2009 - Branson, MO - Branson’s Nantucket, a lake front luxury resort in Branson Missouri, has announced that handicapped access is now their top priority. According to Geoff Petter operating manager at the resort, “Branson’s Nantucket is proud to offer 5 bedroom vacation homes that are designed with the comfort of our guests in mind. These homes are over 3200 sqft with extremely large rooms to help accommodate larger families.” Petter goes on to explain “The other exciting benefit to the five bedroom unit is that it can be broken down to separate two bedroom and three bedroom units since it has two full kitchens.” full story
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. | Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is scheduled to speak in southwest Missouri at a private college.
Palin is to speak Dec. 2 at the College of the Ozarks about patriotism, citizenship and civic engagement. The Springfield News-Leader reported Tuesday that Palin will be the featured speaker for a community convocation.
Palin became the governor of Alaska in 2006 and resigned earlier this year.
The College of the Ozarks is a Christian school near Branson with about 1,400 students. Students there work instead of pay tuition. full story
The Associated Press
When it comes to vacation destinations, Branson, Mo. is a national treasure trove of candy-box entertainment. Like Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Branson is one of those places that allows families to trust that the local entertainment will be unoffensive. This sometimes translates to boring although there is enough entertainment gold to be mined in these towns that you should be able to enjoy yourself. Read full story
Oct 23rd 2009 5:32PM
By Jon Franklin
I took this picture the first week I lived in Branson, (June of 09). I never heard anyone talking about a tornado coming through, but the photo & being there was pretty convincing. full story
by kaylaj (Subscribe)
Posted on: Oct 12, 2009 at 11:16 AM CDT
Location: Branson, Missouri
Branson, Mo., receives 8 million visitors a year, who are drawn to its more than 50 theaters and 100 live shows. But getting there isn't easy. Located in southern Missouri, Branson's closest airport has been Springfield, Mo.—about an hour away.