Did you know these facts about Branson’s surging, yet almost forgotten river?

  Branson, Missouri is blessed with three pristine lakes: Table Rock Lake, Lake Taneycomo, and Bull Shoals Lake. Surging underneath each of them is their main source of water; Branson’s almost forgotten White River. Here’s a few facts about this important river that’s such a large part of Branson’s past, present, and future: Origin of…

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Southwest Airlines’ Spirit shares Branson Spirit

BRANSON, MO, July 5, 2013 – Southwest Airlines’ inflight magazine “Spirit” is available to over 3.4 million Southwest passengers every month. This month, thanks to a wonderful article entitled, Spirit of Branson by Melanie Clancy, those passengers are going to read about a family-friendly destination “tucked into Missouri’s Ozark Mountains” that is an “irresistible year…

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Table Rock Lakes Generation Impacts Lake Taneycomo Fishing

BRANSON, MO, May 12, 2013 — The fishing and boating activity on Lake Taneycomo can be directly affected by water being released through the four turbines, generators, into the lake from Table Rock Lake to generate electric power for the Southwestern Power Administration (SWPA). The more water being released, usually expressed in “cfs,” cubic feet…

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“The crown jewel of Table Rock Lake” – Branson’s new $7.9 million attraction

BRANSON, Mo. Called the “the crown jewel of Table Rock Lake,” the new $7.9 million, 15,000 square foot “Dewey Short Regional Visitors Center ” (Center,) designed and constructed from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds is tentatively scheduled to have its “Ribbon Cutting” on April 27, 2012 according to Gala Solari, Assistant Director for the…

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Latest Update to “Branson is Not Flooded FAQ and Status Report”

BRANSON, Mo. (May 29) “As of about noon today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed a process, begun last evening, to gradually reduce the amount of water being discharged from Table Rock Dam to about 20,800 cfs from 53,600 cfs,” said Levi Kurtright, Director of Marketing for the Branson Tourism Center. Kurtright advises…

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Lake Taneycomo site of Purple Heart Recipients fishing tournament

“‘Hand in Hand Branson Honors Purple Heart Recipients (Hand in Hand)’ is a unique event,” said Marlyce Stockinger, Director of Advertising and Public Relations, for Branson.Com, the sponsor of the event and a sister company of the Branson Tourism Center. “Going into its third year, it is the only event of its kind to specifically…

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BTC Branson Bits: The White River and Branson’s Tri-Lakes

From its headwaters, located about 92 road miles southwest of Branson, Missouri and just west of Boston, Arkansas, the White River begins its unusual 760 mile journey to its junction with the Mississippi River. Along the way, the upper White River loses its identity, as it flows through various impoundments that have been put in…

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Fall on Lake Taneycomo equals lower dissolved oxygen and great trout fishing

“Fall in Branson is a special time of the year for Branson visitors. Historically, along with its shows, attractions and other activities, the fall offers some unique things such as the beautiful Ozarks foliage, Silver Dollar City’s National Harvest Festival and one of the best chances of the year to catch a ‘lunker’” Rainbow or…

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