Have a happy no-tax weekend in Branson

Busy weekend. With the car show (which will hopefully turn into a burnout derby on the strip) will attract enthousiasts from all over the region.

-->Make sure you check the current gas prices before you get here. The prices posted in the link were gathered four days ago.

-->Just in time for back to school shoppers, the state of Missouri isn't chagring taxes this weekend. The county and city aren't participating in the event. Lobbyist Ronald D. Houseman will be working overtime to push for a sales tax increase in Taney County. According to the Missouri Ethics Commission Houseman hasn't lobbied professionally since June of 2004

-->Taylor Hicks will be appearing tonight at Waxy O' Sheas at the entrance to the Branson Landing.

-->Jake Simpson will perform a free concert at the Branson Landing tomorrow.