Lieutenant Governor to welcome Purple Heart Run truck in Branson Aug. 11

Branson will welcome the Purple Heart Run truck, and its Purple Heart Recipient driver, on August 11, in a ceremony at the Radisson Hotel beginning at 11:00 AM. Participating in the ceremony will be Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor Michael L. Parson, Military Order of Purple Heart Public Relations Director, John Bircher and others. The public is…

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Branson Up Close and Personal with the guy who had the legs Joan Rivers coveted, Terry Sanders

Comedian Terry Sanders has probably entertained more people in Branson with his comedy and comedic characters, than any other. Over the last 38 years in Branson, he has entertained millions at Silver Dollar City, in various Branson shows, and on national TV. With performing daily at Silver Dollar City and in Classic Country’s Patsy Cline…

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Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama and Super Summer Cruise are back!

Fans of the “Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead and Outdoor Theatre” got some great news at a press conference yesterday, July 14, 2017. Standing in front of “Old Matt’s Cabin” on the homestead, its new owners, Jeff Johnson and Steve Faria, got everyone’s rapt attention with the announcements they made. Of primary interest was…

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Branson honors Purple Heart Recipients for 9th consecutive year

Hundreds of Purple Heart Recipients from all around the country gathered together in Branson April 20 – 22 , for the 9th  Annual “Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients” event. Started in 2009, it’s the only Veteran’s event dedicated to honoring and remembering those who have received the “Purple Heart” for wounds received in combat while…

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Caution, don’t let improper use of Center Turn Lane mar your vacation

“From both a safety and a ‘bad experience’ perspective, it’s important that everyone traveling on Highway 76 use the Center Turn Lane properly,” said Preston Garrison, Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “Their purpose is to help drivers make a left turn from a lane. It’s a safe spot to wait while the…

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9th annual Branson event honoring America’s Purple Heart recipients

“The 2017 Branson.Com Honors Purple Heart Recipients marks the 9th annual celebration of this special event,” said, Annette Wood, the Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. “This unique event remembers, honors, serves, and entertains those receiving the ‘Purple Heart’ as the result of combat wounds suffered while serving in the U.S.…

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What Branson travelers should know about the I-44/Route 65 Detour

“U.S. Highway (Route) 65 between Branson and I-44 will undergo major renovation during the spring and fall of 2017,” said Preston Garrison, Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center. “A detour on I-44, at its intersection with Route 65, will impact Branson Travelers traveling north and south on Route 65 throughout the project,” he…

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Happy 241st Birthday to “The Few, The Proud, The Marines!”

As a proud U.S. Marine, I was reminded by the 37th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, General Robert B. Neller, in his Birthday Message, that “we are Marines for Life.” It is in that spirit that I say to my fellow Marines, “Happy Birthday!” as we celebrate the 241st birthday of our Corps. Commandant…

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New route and best viewing opportunities for 83rd Branson Veterans Day Parade

“For the last couple of years the Downtown Streetscape project in historic downtown caused a change in the traditional route of the Branson Veterans Day Parade,” said Preston Garrison, the Director of Operations for the Branson Tourism Center, one of Branson’s largest providers of tourism services and information. “With the completion of Phase I of…

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What makes Branson’s Ozark Mountain Christmas so awesome?

“Have you ever asked yourself, ‘What’s happened to the traditional American Christmas?’ A visit to Branson during its celebration of Ozark Mountain Christmas just might answer that question,” said Annette Wood, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. “Ozark Mountain Christmas, running from November 1 through December 31 of each year, combines…

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