We realize that while millions of dollars have been spent on new roads, many visitors don't yet know about them.

Branson is located within a day's drive of 1/3 of the country's population and this makes us very accessible to families looking for world-class entertainment, theme parks, shopping, and outdoor and lake recreation.

It will introduce people to what we have to offer. The quality of the production is outstanding, and the talent is very good.

Our board has been very consistent and aggressive in its opposition to the expansion of gambling outside the existing confines of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers.

Visitors will be treated to an unprecedented variety of live entertainment and vacation thrills in 2006.

I don't believe that we need a casino to enhance our economic development around here.