The Ole Seagull

CBS’s “Undercover Boss” reveals Branson’s real “undercover boss”

Posted in General by The Ole Seagull on the March 28th, 2010

Joel Manby, the president and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment (HFE), will be the “Undercover Boss” on tonight’s episode of the new CBS hit reality show, “Undercover Boss.” The underlying premise of the show is that a high level company executive goes “undercover” within their company at the “worker bee level” (more…)

Who owns the land Branson Landing is on and does it have anything to do with Branson’s Project Graduation?

Posted in Branson,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the March 21st, 2010

Who owns the land Branson Landing is on?

That’s really a rhetorical question because, according to a January 19, 2010 judgment, Douglas L. Coverdell and Coverdell Enterprises Inc,. owns, what is according to some people, a sizable portion of the land upon which Branson Landing is built. How sizable? From news accounts on the judgment, big enough for (more…)

Branson Airport and free shows at Branson Landing

Posted in General by The Ole Seagull on the March 14th, 2010

There have been those who have been upset with what the Ole Seagull has written about the alleged agreement between the city and the airport and start out conversations with words such as “Why are you against the airport?” Being against the unconscionable agreement that the pre 2007 board and administration tried to saddle the city with is (more…)

An Ole Seagull apologizes – a gift from Dolly Parton that can change your child’s life

Posted in Branson,General,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the March 7th, 2010

The Ole Seagull owes an apology to all those children born in Stone and Taney County since 2000 for failing to grasp the significance of a wonderful program called “Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.” It is a program started by Dolly Parton in 2000 that gives a free book to every child in Stone and Taney County, every month between birth and age five. (more…)