Durant ready to go tax-free

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DURANT, Okla. -- This weekend is Oklahoma's First Tax Free Weekend, and we've posted a list of Durant-area stores with merchandise you can purchase tax-free.

Here is the information:

August 3rd, 4th, and 5th 2007
Durant, Oklahoma’s 1st Annual Tax Free Weekend
Just In Time For Back To School Shopping
Event Sponsored By: The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce at (580) 924-0848 and the Durant Main Street Program at (580) 924-1550 (Contact For More Information)

Clothing and Shoes TAX FREE for Items up to $100.00

Discounts, Coupons, Sales at Local Restaurants!

Kick Off Event with Senator Jay Paul Gumm and MUSIC ON THE SQUARE.
FREE Hotdogs, Chips and Soft Drinks and Balloons will be provided!!!

Thanks to the following for contributions: MCSO-Coloring Books, First United Bank-Soft Drinks & Pencils, First Texoma National Bank-Hotdogs & Balloons, Vision Bank-Chips, Landmark Bank-Hotdogs & Balloons, Shamrock Bank- Hotdogs & Bottled Water.

Participating Members:

Wal-Mart - Tax Free Shoes and Clothing
Stage - Tax Free Shoes and Clothing & Sidewalk Sale
Goody’s - Tax Free Shoes and Clothing,
Marie’s - Tax Free Shoes and Clothing
Factory Connection - Tax Free Clothing - Jeans and Shorts Sale - Extended Hours
Chili’s - Free Kids Meal Coupons Available at the Chamber
and Main Street Offices (Limited Supply)
Fideaux/Sherrer’s - 10% Off Meals (If Requested)
Body Business - Discount Massages
Nature’s Body Emporium - 50% off
Durant Twin Cinema - $4 Movie, Popcorn, and Drink
Taco Bell - Free Taquito Coupons
(Limited Supply at Chamber and Main Street Offices on August 2nd and 3rd)
Southern School of Beauty - 50% off Shampoo
Rick’s Shoes - Special Sale
Durant Optical - In Store Specials
Tally’s - Coupons - Extended Hours
Curtis Jewelry - Sidewalk Sale, Discount Above 8.75% Tax and Coupons & Extended Hours
Arby’s - In Store Special
RayWard Fine Jewelry - Discount Above 8.75% Tax, Coupons 20% Off, Special
In Store Activities, Diamond Dig, & Give Away
Lifespan Counseling - 25% Off All Appointments For Hypnosis Smoking and
Weight Loss Sessions Made During Tax Free Week End
The Umbrella - Sidewalk Book Sale
Mackey Home Appliance and Sound Center - THEY PAY tax on cell phone accessories and appliances!!!
Blue River Books - THEY PAY tax on merchandise (limited exclusions)
The Hollow Tree - In Store Specials, Sales Table (Tea Room Excluded)
Courtney Plaza - Tax Free Shoes and Clothing, In-Store Specials,
Dream Café 10% off Meals
Newman Furniture - 10% off suggested retail price
Bridal Boutique -Tax Free shoes, dance wear & in-store specials
Bremar’s Variety Depot - Clothes and Shoes tax-free and in-store specials
Back To School!!! Kick Off - August 2nd,
6:30 pm on Market Square!!!