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FIFTY-FIFTH YEAR, NUMBER 49
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, AUGUST 5,1993
Schools Tighten Up On Rules for New Term
Board Modifies Suggested Code of Conduct,
Pupil Progression Rules Change
Every student will
receive copy of the
Code of Conduct on
the first day of
school; full explana-
tion by school staff.
For the first time, Gulf
County Schools will start a ses-
sion with a definite plan, in writ-
ing, of how to handle discipline
problems. The plan also provides
certain punishments for certain
offenses up to and Including ex-
pulsion from the various schools
throughout the county.
All Code of Conduct plans for
every elementary school in the
county contain the same lan-
guage, making them uniform
throughout the system. The two
high schools in the county have
slightly different codes, merely
because the Port St. Joe High
School adopted their plan first
and it doesn't quite fit the Wewa-
hitchka High School plan. "They
will be the same next school
year," Port St. Joe principal Wes
RESULT OF COMMITTEE
The plans of conduct in the
five schools this year are there
due to a series of planning meet-
ing conducted by a committee of
interested citizens and school
professionals over the past year.
The proposed behaviour offenses
and penalties applied are the
committee's recommendation to
the Gulf County School Board,
which has been unimously adopt-
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Port SL Joe High School Prin-
cipal Wes Taylor said, 'This i:s
something we have never had be-
fore in any of the schools. In the
past, we have generally meted out
punishment based on our own
Judgment. We had nothing writ-
ten down on paper to go by. It.
has been sort of a hodge-podge
method of maintaining discipline
and governing conduct in. the
Under the new rules, the mis-
conduct is spelled out, such as:
failure to follow directions; defi-
ance of authority; theft; threats;
assault on students and/or
teachers; fighting; defacing or,
damaging school property, etc.
Penalties are spelled out for
every offense-and a procedure to
follow in its- application. Offenses
are defined- for the number of oc-
casions, as well as the type of
If a student has six office-re-
ferrals under his belt, he knows,
from the language on the code,
that he is facing. 10 days out-of-
school suspension and/or recom-
mendation for expulsion.
The plan is tough, but is fair,
.according to school officials.
Mainly. it spells out what is a
punishable offense and just how
much punishment a student can
EVERY PUPIL BEING
The plan will be in force on
the first day of school. Copies are
being made available Lo every stu-
dent on the first day of school.:
The rules will be explained in an
open assembly and in each indi-
vidual class. 'A copy will be sent
home by the student. so parents.
will be acquainted with it.
Each one of the reports has a
section which the ,parent, can re-
move and send back to the
school, giving their comments.
Return of the signed form also act--
knowledges that the parent has
seen the code.
,'We're not threatening nor
hard-timing students in Gulf
County," Superintendent of
Schools Walter Wilder said.
'We're just putting our code of
conduct in writing for the first
time. It's for the good of the
school system as well as for the
School Board member James Hanlon, at- members. Osar Redd and Ted Whitfield
torney Charles Costin, Chairwoman Char- thumb through a Student Progression Plan
lotte Pierce, Superintendent Walter Wilder, as David Bilvell explains the draft.
Fishing Reef Lation
Pinpointed In Gulf
Two Miles Due
The old Highland View draw-
bridge is taking its place at the
bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, as a.
fishing reef and is already en-
hancing an existing reef by at-
tracting more fish to the area, ac-
cording to Corbett Howell, a Port
St. Joe scuba diver, who is a local
advisor and coordinator for the
The new enlargement for
the 20-year-old Jaycee reef is
located in 65 feet of water, two
miles west 'of the Sea Buoy
[number 1] according to Howell.
The coordinates are Latitude
290 50', and Longitude 85 29'
Howell said the reef is pres-
ently not as large as it will be
when it is finished. 'They're still
transporting part of the bridge to.
the site," he said. The bridge
West of Sea Buoy
structure has already been placed
on the reef site b.ut loads of rip
rap, small pieces and other mate-
Srial which has been donated still
have to be hauled to thd site, he,
'"When it is finished,, the reef.
will 'be about a quarter mile
square," Howell said.
The now defunct drawbridge
at Highland View' was the target
of several fishing reefs in Florida,
but, with the support of Gulf
County's delegation hii the Florida
Legislature. local interests were
successful in securing it for Gulf
Efforts by Senator Pat Thom-
as and Representative Robert
Trammell secured designation of
the old bridge for submersion in
the Gulf of Mexico, where it now
Plan of Progression
The Gulf County School Board accepted a modified Pupil
Progression Plan Tuesday morning, putting the plan into place
just days before school was to begin.
The Plan, as presented, made changes in grading periods,
grading methods and excused absences the Board could not ac-
The Plan, adopted from the work of a citizens and education
professionals committee, recommended the schools place lower
elementary grades on a nine week grading period with parents
being alerted mid-way through the term of their pupil's progress.
Board members James Hanlon and Oscar Redd, questioned the
advisability of adopting such a system. Superintendent Walter
Wilder agreed, saying, "Nine weeks is too long to wait on a report
of how your child is doing in school."
In addition, the plan called for a change in grading from use
of the A, B, C. system to use of a S, N, U, grading system from
Kindergarten through third grade.
Port St. Joe Elementary School principal Gerald Lewter
spoke in favor of the new grading system saying, "A child this
age doesn't need to be told on his report card that he is a failure
by placing "F's" on the card."
The Board compromised with the Plan proposal by changing
the grading system to the use of S. N and U for grades kinder-
garten through grade two.
Another recommendation by the committee regarding ex-
cused absences also met the blue pencil of the Board and was
adopted in modified style.
The Plan stipulated the circumstances under which an ex-
cused absence would be granted, but when the fourth absence
of the year rolled around, the proposed plan tightened'up con-
siderably. The Plan presented to the Board for approval stipulat-
(See MODIFIED on Page 6)
Quarantine Placed On GCI
SInstitute; Case of Tuberculosis Prompts Quick Action
A threatened epidemic of tuberculosis in
the Gulf Correctional Institute state prison
north of Wewahitchka 'has apparently [par-
"don the pun] been locked up before it got
loose, according to prison superintendent
Ron McAndrew, Wednesday.
The superintendent said to date only one
of the 685 inmates in the prison has been
found with an active case of the disease. "A
few others have tested 'positive' to the dis-
ease, but that's not unusual in a group of
people this large,' McAndrew said.
"The entire inmate population has been
placed under quarantine until we can test
everyone-inmates and security officers
alike," McAndrew stated. He said yesterday
morning that all personnel and inmates had
been tested with the exception of those per-
sonnel who are off work for one reason or an-
other. "They are being tested as fast as we
can locate them." the superintendent said.
McAndrew said the one patient who had
been found with an active case of tuberculo-
sis had a history of the disease and associa-
tion with those who had it. He had been vac-
cinated for the disease, as a child, in a
foreign country' and had later contracted tu-
berculosis. He had a history of testing posi-
tive for the disease.
'We are advising those testing 'positive' in
our testing program, to contact their physi-
cian for an X-ray. We are giving X-ray exami-
nations to inmates who fail to pass the test-
ing program," McAndrew said.
At the present time, the entire inmate
population is under quarantine, with none
being reviewed and none being transferred to
other prisons. The superintendent said re-
sults of their precautions should be known
by early next week. "At this time, we will
probably be able to lift the quarantine and ;
the emergency will be over."
Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that
usually attacks the lungs. It is highly contag-
ious-and transmitted by: airborne germs ex-
pelled into the air when an infected person
coughs or sneezes. A vaccine is administered
to prevent it, and medicine is used to treat it.
Young Moti Two Small Children Victims In Blaze Friday
A young mother and her two small children perished in aY
mobile home fire at Mexico Beach Friday at abott 11 p.m., Cen-
tral, tihme. f t B F..
Patricia Caswell, 29; her three-year-old daughter, Sarah Ni-
cole King and two-year-old son, Alex H. Caswell, all met death in
a blaze which destroyed their home on Georgia Avenue.
Les Nelson of the State Fire Marshall's office investigated the
incident and still hadn't ruled on the cause of the blaze late
Tuesday afternoon, according to Mexico Beach Police Chief Jdeff
Sellers. Sellers said, "It's hard to determiine just what .caused it.
It could be a number of things from faulty' wiring to a pan of
, grease :left on the cook stove," he said. Sellers said the report
from the coroner's office in Pensacola, where the bodies were
taken for examination, still hasn't been received, leaving the def-
inite cause of death undetermined.
According to investigating officers, Ms. Caswell and her chil-
dren had been gone from home during the evening, but they re-
turned around 9:00 p.m.
When Mexico Beach Police and Fire Department officers ar-
rived at the scene, fire was bursting through the roof of the mo-
bile home, making it too hot to gain entrance and attempt res-
cue of the occupants. The fire was discovered by the next door.
neighbors, Robert and Helen LaPlante. The LaPlantes had been
awakened by the smell of smoke and on investigation, found the
Caswell home in flames.
Officials weren't sure the Caswells were in the dwelling at the ". '.
time, but appearances were that they were, because the family ...W .. .. .. '
car was under the carport and attempts at rescue were attempt- .
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The deaths were the second tragedy caused by fire within the Three people met death in this mobile home, located at last Friday night. A young mother and her two young chil-
past three months, in this area. Mexico Beach. which burned from undetermined causes dren Derished in the fire.
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, AUGUST 5,1993
Or Ship Out
-GULF COUNTY SCHOOLS are putting their collective foot
,down and saying, "Shape up, or we'll ship you out!" in the vari-
ous schools throughout the County this year. Almost without ex-
ception, the school's citizens advisory committee has come up
with the recommendation to maintain discipline in the schools
as the first step toward doing an effective job teaching our chil-
dren. It's a given that a student can't be taught If he is distract-
ed, or you cannot get his attention.
In writing these few words to go in this particular space, the
writer has to have no distractions or the thoughts stray, vacat-
ing the subject at hand.
It has long been known that distractions, disruptions, inat-
'tenttveness and class disturbances have been some of the major
causes Johnny doesn't learn to read or figure. .. or the cap-
ital of North Dakota.
Another major cause is lack of encouragement at home; but
that's another subject.
These are essential items in the matter of learning. We've
been speculating and talking for years about this problem and
now that someone has been brave enough to name the actual
culprit which is limiting the effectiveness of the class room, the
school is making a, stand behind a set of rules designed to cur-
tal, this disruptive activity.
IT'S NOT ONLY THE local school setting down these rules.
:They are backed up by the State Department of Education. Actu-
'ally, the wording and the penalty for disturbing the peace of a
class room setting are those of the DOE in Tallahassee.
The teacher will demand attention and behavior of the stu-
dent. They will be backed up by the School Board which in turn
will be backed up by the Board of Education of the State of Flori-
Last, but by no means the least, the rules and penalties are
1eing demanded by the entire public. Remember, a cross section
of parents sat on this local committee. They are in agreement
-that something like the set of rules had to be put In place. They
unanimously recommended them and they stand firmly behind
So, kids, welcome to a school where disruptions will be dealt
:with swiftly and firmly.
IT WAS .A NICE GESTURE by George Boyer, representing
his family; to offer the Bryant's Landing property, on the Chipola
River, to the County to use as a public landing.
We 'have spent many Saturdays In the past at Bryant's Land-
ing, gaining an entrance to the Chipola and Apalachicola rivers
for an afternoon of wetting a hook. We remember it as a fine.
landing,.being on the undisturbed waters of Lockey Lake, where
there are no currents to interfere with the launching or retriev-
ing of a boat. The launch site is out of the mainstream of traffic
on the river and its surroundings are a peaceful scene.
,No doubt' the .Boyer family finds it next 'to impossible to
maintain help at the landing, as would'be expected at a""'f6r'
charge" landing and the family has dwindled or moved away to'
the point where there aren't many to look after the area as they
Since Boyer has other interests, we suppose he felt it best to
sell the landing or give It to the County to operate.
WE'RE PLEASED HE CHOSE to offer the site to the County.
Gulf County has been offered a valuable gift, if only from the
standpoint that County property for recreation of any kind on ei-
ther of the twd rivers which flow through the County, is scarce.
We don't think all boat landings should be publicly owned
ajd operated, but we think there should be at least one or two,
preferably in good locations.
The location of Bryant's Landing, which is an old, estab-
lished landing, is in a choice spot. It's located half way between,
;the two population centers in the County and offers good natu-
ral launch facilities.
THERE WILL PROBABLY BE A few who will oppose the ac-
ceptance of the property, by the County. We hesitate to figure
what their reason might be, but there will be opposition. You
can count on that. Opposition has a way of raising its head on
almost anything, We go on record as saying,. 'We appreciate the
gift," even though it has been a couple of years since we have
,used the landing. Nobody can say we have a selfish interest. We
J,ust want to see the quality boat launch site maintained in its
present use; that of a fine boat landing, conveniently located.
I Hunker Down with Kes
The "Other" Rapid Robert
I remember my mother's last
bit of advice (It came right after
the clean underwear speech) as I
.embarked on my college career.
"Son, choose your friends careful-
"Some people out there will
pretend to be your friend when
they really are not.'
"Do be careful about who you
run around with."
"If you have any doubts, you
stay away from--"
"I got 'ya, Mom. I'll be extra
"Son, you're from a small
town, and I'm afraid your father
and I have kinda sheltered
"Mom, it will be alright!"
Even through the loneliness
ofthat first night, the empty feel-
ing way down in the pit of my
stomach, the,few silent tears: that
I couldn't fight back, the thought
kept turning over in my mind,
"Just exactly ,who was it that
Mom was so adamant that I stay
"Hello, I'm Bob White."
We shook hands. I liked this
guy's smile right away.' It seemed
like I'd met five hundred people in
the first week of school.
"Where you from. Bob?"
"CLEVEIANDI Ain't that up
A YANKEE! I'm not sure I'd
ever seen one before. At least, not
up close and personal. My moth-
er's warning came, rushing back.
It couldn't hurt to talk to him.
"How'd you git .way down
here?" I used my best dixie-fried
accent on the "how'd" and "git" so
he'd know, right off which side I
"I didn't get accepted at
Washington and Lee."
Robert York White, Jr., I
learned immediately, was abso-
lutely forth-right and ,honest.
Those were traits I'd always
thought were sadly lacking when
you got north of Frankfort, Ken-
He was such a friendly
guy...but I kept my distance-at
first. I had to honor Nathan Bed-
ford Forrest, grits, Captain But-
ler, and the right to say "ya'll"....
But the University of the
South was a small school. I saw
,Bob a lot. He spoke to me every
time. And he never stopped smil-
ing. And we both made the base-
ball team. Now we were spending
three or four hours together, eve-
ryday. We'd run those laps, do
those sit-ups, pitch batting prac-
Utce, catch gro nd4. balls, mumble.
under, our ,-beatht about the
.'The Cleveland Indians; for
crying out loud; Bob, are they'
still in the American League?"
Bob White stopped smiling.
You didn't make fun of his base-
ball team I admired him even
more-he felt the same way about
his team as I did about mine. I'm
telling you, this guy was o.k.
"Bob-Bob, what's it really
like, living in Cleveland?"
You see,. .those people that
measure. a college education by
the. grades you attained .in Eng-.
lish Literature or Advanced THgo-
nometry are rowing 'with about
half of qne oar. 'Bob-Bob White
taiight me as. much as any pro-
fessor l ever had.... .f
He talked about boating on
Lake Erie. I told him how we'd
swing across Sugar Creek on a
grape vine. He told us about the
rough folks you could encounter
in certain sections of Cleveland. I
told him about stealing those wa-
termelons with Mr. Archie Moore
SEE KESLEY, Page 3
I've Thoht About It And Can't Figure How They Do That
HOW DO TEENAGERS drive
an automobile 500 miles on an
empty gasoline tank? How do
they manage to drive around all'
.week long and never have any
money in their pocket to buy gas-
oline, yet they are always on the-
go and their "go" can be anywhere
from Atlanta to Dalkeith.
When my children were first
of a driving age, they couldn't go
anywhere unless they had the car
tog. go in. When they were 15
years, 364 days old, they walked,
rode a bike, run or they didn't go.
Wen they added that. extra day
on, their age, they had to have the'
car if It was only to go across the
street The places they HAD to go
multiplied overnight. Suddenly, it
became an, emergency to go over
to Ralph's house, or an extreme
necessity of an immediate nature
for another to go see Charlotte
before she drew another breath.
Or Jerome was waiting on him to
do something, which was neces-
sary to bring the car in order to
By Wesley Ramsey
be able to do correctly.
MY KIDS WENT through all.
that. Fortunately, I was working
most of my waking hours back
when my kids were that age and
wasn't quite so accessible. They
were available by telephone so I,
didn't miss out on it entirely.
But, it seems like, back when
my kids were young and of a
"borrow the car" age, the car was
always out of gas when I got it
back. I couldn't understand how
they did most of their traveling
since I have always had a fetish
about gas tanks; when they are
half empty, I start hunting a gas
If one of the kids borrowed
the car right after another kid
had used it and given it one of its'
infrequent rest stops, and before I
had a chance to use it again-
and fill it up with gas-he, or she,
had to exhort that teenage magic
they use to promote a little gas
This is where a teenager is at
his [or her] best. They can get
more miles out of an empty tank
than I can manage off a full one.
NOW, I AM A grandfather,
with grandchildren coming to
borrow the car If, for some
reason, their own wheels aren't
: running. Things haven't changed.
much. The car still comes back,
running on empty.
It doesn't even matter how
much gas it had in it when it was
borrowed. If. it had a tank full,
.they use up a tank full. If it was
half fill, they use up a half tank
and on and on.
Regardless of how much or
how little gas the old buggy had
in the gas tank, it' comes. back
gasping on fumes.
The' other, day, a grandson
had to borrow my truck. It had
nearly a full tank of gas in It, but
I really didn't mind that he used
It up. You fuss at your kids for.
using all the gas,', but somehow,
you're more indulgent with grand-
children when they empty the gas
tank. I'm just amazed at the mile-
age they're able to get out of a
.couple gallons of gas.
He had to go to Panama City
twice to.play a ball game, to We-
wahitchka once to take the nelgh-.
bor boys fishing, back to Panama.
City to play another baseball
game, then a trip or two to the
beach. When he brought it back
to me, he remarked, "Papaw, the
gas is a little low. You may have
to get some before you go any-
where outof town."
Out of town! That truck,
wouldn't even back out of the
driveway on the gas left in the
tank How did he he do It? How
did he ration the gas in the truck
to where it used every drop to get
it back home?
THAT'S WHAT I mean, when
I ask, "How do they, do that?"
Anothei- driver grandson bor-
rowed my station wagon to go to
Wewahitchka to practice softball.
I was surprised .'by that request
but,I was at least prepared for it.
The car was low on gas. I told the
grandson, "Sure you can use it,
but it's low on gas. You may have
to put some in it."
It made it back to the house,
but it would go no further. "I only
had $3.00, Papaw, and I was
hungry! I didn't have enough
money to buy gas and eat, so I,
ate. I had enough gas in the car
He did, too. It just didn't have
enough after he parked it to get
to town. How did he do that?
I HAVE BEEN through the
teenage 'driving experience my-
self. I really had to be adept at
making a molecule of gas go as
far as it possibly could. When I
.was a teenager, the whole family
couldn't get but three gallons a
.. week, what' with rationing, so we
had to really scrounge to come up
with some fuel I
But I never was as good at
wringing the miles out.of a gallon
of gas as today's teenagers are.
Possibly if I had been, we might
not have had to go through the
rationing experience in WW II.
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Little Things To Do Around The House .
My wifi and I were discussing our retirement plans a few days
'ago, and I told her there was nrio need to make any other plans be-
cause if I ever were financially able to retire, I couldn't. When she
asked why, I told her that I have so much to do that if I were retired
right now I wouldn't be caught up before my 65th birthday, which
is a decade or so away. '
She, of course, didn't understand because she doesn't know all
the things'I have to do before I can comfortably retire. However, it's
not 'the big things that bother me: It's the little things that confront
me day to day that almh6t drive me crazy. Is it that way with you?
For Instance, Flhave been meaning to oil-the hinges on our front
doorfor several years, but I Just haven't gotten around to it. When
I've had time, I have forgotten it. Each morning when I go to get the
paper, though, I'm reminded of the loud squeak. No. I don't have
time in the morning and besides, I don't feel like doing it early in
Another' thing has bothered me for several years. It's the light
on the ceiling fah in the master bedroom., It won't light, and I've
been meaning to take it apart and see what's wrong with It. I spend
most of my time in there sleeping. though.
The vines growing up the dog pen fence have been another con-
stant source of irritation to me. Several months ago I clipped them
as best I could and then poured weed killer on the roots, but they
are back again this summer. I know what needs to be done. but do-
ing it is another stoly.
One Job I dead and hate to tackle Is cleaning out our storage
shed&I don't understand how it gets so messed up. Two years ago I
cleaned everything out of It and had it stacked neatly back In. Now I
'can hardly get in the door. No one else at our house messed It up,
so .I 'guess the "mess-up" burglar has been visiting our house at
night.'. -" :''* -* '
One'day,when I 'get time, I'm going to clean up this desk I write
on. My wife cleaned up everything on it when we had the wedding
party here, but I put it all back this morning. Most of this stuff Is
just too important to throw away.
When I can think to bring the ladder home one day, I'm going to
saw off that limb that hangs so low on the pine tree by our back
'yard. It scrapes my truck each time I drive under It and sooner or
later Is going to ruin a paint job. Of course. I could just back out of
the driveway, but that would be too simple.
And I keep wanting to replace the trim that was broken off
down In our den. but I just haven't gotten around to it. It would
probably take about ten or fifteen minutes, but who's got that much
time? Guests would have to look close and be very picky to even no-
tice it. I'm just waiting for someone to say something about it being
missing. I'm going to tell them If it bothers them. replace it-them-
And then there's the commode handle that needs replacing and
the back door that needs painting and utility room that needs
cleaning and about a zillion other things that need to be done
around here. I would jump up and start on them right now but if I
got half of them completed there would be that much more plus
some added to the list tomorrow.
So, What's the use? One hundred years from now, no one will
ever know the difference!
Kesley from P e 2
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sitting on his front porch.: ... b-Bob was still)3ob-Bqb,
I met his father. He was a.su-: e ,was smiling that same
per nice guy who looked a lot' like smtnile as we paid for lunch. "Hey.
Steve McQueen. Bob went home Kes, this has been great, thank
with me for a weekend. you."
Bob-Bob White changed for- No, Robert York White, Jr.,
ever my thinking on folks living thank you.
north of Frankfort. Respectfully.
And memories, well, you Kesley
- would'a had to a'been there. Bob
could pitch, he was the best we School
had. 'Course, we'd never tell him A nIT
that. If he gave up a hit or two I'd ..Adult School
ease in to offer a world of encour- To Begin
agement, "Holy cow. Robert,
they're hitting rockets off you. T
Throw something different-
you're going to get somebody on ,,Gulf County Adult School will
this infield killed-" begin Its fall semester Thursday,
He'd kick the mound and nod August 12. Classes will be held in
toward second. "Listen, you get Port St. Joe at the Niles Road
your butt back over there and see Center, North Port St. Joe and
if you can accidentally make a Wewahitchka. Both General Edu-
play...." cation (High School Completion,
We graduated In 1969. 'We Grade Levels 9-12) and Basic Ed-
were going to' "' stay. in ucation (Grade Levels 0-8) are of-
touch....yeah. yeah, ilght. I fered free of charge to students
hadn't seen him since the day we who have not completed' high
left school. Last week,' we sat school.
down over lunch. Except for the .Fopr more information, call
all-white hair and maybe a pound 227-1744.
or two, he hadn't changed a bit. H
'Of.course, I hadn't changed at all. Highland View
The memories came flooding,
back. The bus rides. Coach Ma- Elemeintary
Jors yelling, the conference .cham-
plonships, the broken fungo. Bob Catherine Barfield, Principal
Feller, the haircuts, Bambi, the of Highland View Elementary
laps, getting killed down at Uih- School, invites students and their
ion..... parents i visit the school
I thought of' my, mother's Wednesday, August 11, from 10-
warning so many years ago. She'. 11 a.m.
was not talking about Bob Whitel 'At 'this time, students will
What a special friend! Time, life, have an opportunity to meet their
marriage, jobs, children, miles teacher and get a list of needed
hadn't dimmed the memories.... school supplies.
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1,700 Pot Plants Destroyed
In Joint Effort By Law Agencies .. .
Over 1,700 marijuana plants, ranging in size from six inches to nine feet
tall, with an estimated street value at maturity of 170,000, were discovered
and destroyed by the Gulf County Sheriffs office and members of the Florida
Game Commission Monday afternoon near the Stone Mill Creek area.
It was the largest single crop of marijuana to be found growing in Gulf
County. The patch of healthy plants was located through a tip furnished the De-
partment. Another large crop was located by aerial search two years ago grow-
ing in "The Nook" area just east of Wewahitchka, adjacent to the Dead Lakes.
According to Gulf County Sheriff Al Harrison, Robert LeviAndrews, of 519
Bayou Avenue, Panama City, recently living in the Honeyville area, has been
lodged In the Gulf County Jail, charged with cultivation and possession of mari-
juana, as a result of the investigation and interdiction of the crop of marijuana.
Harrison explained that his office had received information Sunday, August
1, that marijuana plants were being cultivated in the Stone Mill Creek area. The
plot was located and a stake-out set up in hopes of catching someone tending
"We were, fortunate, that we only had to wait a short period of time for An-
drews to arrive and be observed pruning the plants. by officers." the Sheriff
At the time of his arrest Andrews reportedly had a bag of the controlled
substance in hand that he had been observed pruning from the plants.
A 1978 Ford was also confiscated and searched, revealing additional mari-
juana hidden in the dash of the automobile.
Sheriff Harrison and his officers cut down the field of plants and will burn
them after holding them for a period of time for evidence against Andrews.
Sheriff Al Harrison shows the size of some of the mari-
juana plants destroyed by his Department Monday evening.
Bob Shipman, of the Game and Fish commission hauls a
load of marijuana plants out of the woods, qfter they were
cut down by Sheriffs Deputies. Sheriff Al Harrison and
Chief of Deputies Jack Davila prepare to inspect the load.
WFSU To Air Program On
Port SL Joe will be the focus
of "Postcards from the Road,"
aired on television channel 11,
WFSU-TV, Friday night at 8:00
The program m will highlight
many of the historical facts and
locations in and about Port SL
Tuesday. August 10. parents
are Invited to pick up schedules
and meet the teachers from 6:30-
8 p.m. CDT. They will also receive
information about what will be
.expected in each .classroom by
the teacher regarding behavior
and performance. Please take this
opportunity to ask questions re-
garding the school year.
Students whose parents do
not pick up schedules Tuesday
night will receive them Thursday
when they go to their TAP home-
Begin Aug. 19
The Gulf County School's Pre-
Kindergarten program will start
Thursday. August 19, at 8 a.m.
Students will attend five days
each week from 8 a.m. 12 noon.
Transportation will be provided
as needed. Parents of eligible stu-
dents will be' notified prior to Au-
AR other Gulf County: stu-.
dents :(including K.I.D.S. Pre-K)
will begin Thursday. August 12.
For more information, please
call St. Joe Elementary at 229-
8838 or 227-1221. In Wewahitch-'
ka, call 639-5377 or 639-5313.
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Joe and will feature several local
people in the filming. "Postcards"
will delve into the city's disaster-
ridden history; a cycle of tragedy,
recovery:' and rebuilding which
had forged a resilient and opti-
mistic community. Following that,
will be a profile of another key
element in Port St. Joe's develop-
ment-the St Joe Paper Compa-
' ny-including a tour of the paper
Smill and a visit with executive
committee chairman J. C. Belln.
Local railroad buff and Apa-
lachicola Northern historian. Bilv
Howell will share his nostagic ro-
mance of the advent of the rail-
road to Port SL Joe from the very
early 1900's to .the. present day of
activity by the bustling rail line. ;
Howell will relate how- the rail-
road's history is one of hope, fol-.
lowed by bankruptcy and Its rise
once again to economic impor-
tance in the area.
The program will also show a,
visit with Billy Anderson and his'
associates, as they demonstrate
their craft of "bait grunting".
Gene Raffield will also be fea-,
'WC9Ln O-Henr Link
tured, telling of the Raffield family
and their unusual niche in the in-
ternational seafood market
The show will feature a spec-
trum of Gulf County'life from the
sinking of the lutnbe'r shiji VarhnaF
; tdthe'Codnty's role in World Wad"
The show will feature 18-
year-old County Commissioner
Michael Hammond as guest host.,
Producers are Trish Higgins, Mar-
tinia Schmid, Kenneth Jones and
George Small. Executive Producer-
is Kathleen Stafford.
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Deborah Medlin and
Tim Harvey Are Wed
Deborah Anne Medlin and and Ray, Medlin of Charlott
Timothy Harold Harvey .were North Carolina. The bridegroom
Joined in Marriage on July 16 at is the son of Harold and Edit
the. First Methodist Church in Harvey of Port St. Joe.
Ray and Liffick to Marry
The wedding of Leah Beth
Ray and David Scott ULifflck will
be Saturday. August 7, at 6 p.m.
EDT at the First United Methodist
Church of Port St. Joe. The recep-
tion will follow at the church so-
No invitations are being sent,
but all friends and relatives are
invited to attend.
Mr. and Mrs. Randall C. Wes-
ton of Mexico Beach are pleased
to announce the engagement of
their daughter, Alicia Danielle, to
Stephen Paul MaUncheck III, son
of Mr.' and Mrs. Stephen P. Ma-
tincheck. Jr., also of Mexico
The bride-elect is a 1990
graduate of Port St. Joe High
School and a 1993 graduate of
Tom P. Haney School of Practical
Nursing. She is currently em-
ployed at Bay St. Joseph Care
Center as an L.P.N. and is work-
ing towards her Associates De-
gree in Nursing.
Her finance is a 1988 graduate
of Port St. Joe High School and is
currently employed with At Your
Service, Inc., of Mexico Beach.
The wedding is planned for
Saturday, October 23. at 3:30
p.m. CDT, at First Baptist
Church of Mexico Beach. A recep-
tion will follow at the Tyndall
NCO Club Main Ballroom. All
friends and family are invited to
join them on for this joyous occa-
The bride is employed by the
St. Joseph Telephone and Tele-
graph Company. The bridegroom
is employed by Arizona Chemical
of Port St. Joe.
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On July 17, Robin Renee
Michels was married to Stephen
Lewis Leonard. Robin is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Richard Michels, originally from
Charleston. West Virginia. Ste-
phen Is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Alvin Lewis Leonard of La Porte,
The wedding took place at the
First United Methodist Church of
Apalachlcola, with the Rev. Kip
The matron of honor was Ta-
mela Jo Crouch, the bride's sis-
ter. and the maid of honor was
Emma Jane Power; both of Orlan-
do. The junior bridesmaid was
Cassandra Lynn Leonard. the
groom's daughter, of Rochester,
New York. The flower girl was
Carley Rae Levandoski. the
groom's niece, of La Porte.
The best man was the
groom's son, Kyle Lewis Leonard
of Sparta, New Jersey, while ush-
ers were Gareth Leonard, the
groom's. son, and Stan Levando-
ski, the groom's brother-in-law.
Stephen Leonard is currently,
Administrative Director of Physi-
cal Therapy at Gulf Pines Hospl- ,
tal in Port St. Joe and Emerald
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The couple currently side in 302A Red Avenue (formerly BC Jeweler) Port St. Joe Phone 229-6969
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The bride Is the daughter of
Cora Sue Robinson of Port St. Joe
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUG. 5, 1993 PAGE SA
'Miss Erma" To Be
The City of Port St Joe will
be hosting a reception this Sun-
day afternoon for Erma Louise
Parker. Mrs. Parker has served as
director of the STAC House for 28
years, supervising the activities of
thousands of Port St. Joe's chil-
dren in the process.
"Miss Erma", as she is affec-
tionately known by her young
charges, 'served over half .of those
years with no monetary compen-
sation, performing t]he Job
911 to Meet
The Gulf County 911 Com-
mittee will meet on August 11 at
3 p.m. ET in the County Commis-
sioner's Meeting Room at the Gulf,
County Courthouse. All commt-
tee members and the: general
public are inyited to attend
because of her love for the youth
of the community.
In recognition of her many
years of service she will be hon-
ored at the reception to begin at
4:00 p.m. at the Stac House,
located on Eighth Street. Parents
and children are urged to stop by
and wish "Miss Erma" well follow-
ing her retirement.
It's A Girl!
Becky and Christopher Schell
and Dustin Gilley are happy to
announce the birth of their sister.
Caitlin Miranda Gilley, on June
30, 1993, at 3:16 p.m. in Gulf
Coast Hospital. She weighed 9
lbs., 5 oz. and was 21 1/4 inches
Caitlin is the daughter of Me-
lissa Schell and Douglas L. Gilley,
Jr. Her grandparents are Dennis
and Lucille Whitfield of Wewa-
hitchka, and Robert and Helen
Montgomery of Port St. Joe. She
is the great-granddaughter of Mil-
dred Gilley of Port St. Joe, and
Dolly and James Goodwin of Pen-
Mom, Dad, and Sis
The City of Port St. Joe's rec-
reation programs at the STAC
House and the Washington Recre-
. ation Center recently completed
their summer programs with vari-
ous tournaments. They rewarded
the winners with trophies last
In the Connect Four contest
Mary Amerson won first place in
the sixto nine year category. Nat-
alie Burge took second place and
Michael Manley third. Ten,- elev-
en year old contest: first place
Brett Parker; second place Ashley
Stephens and third, Ryan Ste-
Ping Pong: six to nine year
olds: first place Chris Knox: sec-
ond. Chris Lamb and third Rod-
ney Allen. Ten 11 year olds: first
place Ryan Stephens, second,
Clay Smallwood and third. Ricky
Lamberson. In the older division
Travis Williams captured 'first
place, followed by Mack Young
second and Jason Witten, third;
In the Speed contest six to
nine year old division LeeAnn
Young took first place, with Lee,
Ann Motley taking second and
Randi Sasser third. Kylene Butler
took first In the 10-11 year old
category with Misti Waddell sec-
ond and Alan Foley third. Rachel
McCroan took first in the 12-14
year old group, followed by Kara
McDaniel second and Brett Lowry
third. Shannon Cain ,took first
and Heather Fields second in the
15-19 year old group.
In the pool division winners
were: six to nine year olds; first
Dustin Powell,. second Chris
Lamb and third Chris Knox; 10-
11 year olds first Brett Parker,
second Clay Smallwood and third
Josh Young; 12 14 year olds,
first Brett Lowry, second Timothy
Kirk and third Johnathan Rich;
15-19 year olds: first Jason Wit-
ten, second Nichole Wilder and
third Keith Davis.
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Girls Scouts will again be
meeting at the Episcopal church
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gust 20. Meeting time will be from
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per week whether present or not.
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PAGE 6A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUG. 5, 1993
Mary Frances Marler Chafin
First Baptists Bid Browning Farewell
Pastor- and Mrs. Howard Browning were bid in Panama City. Pastor Browning was presented
farewell by the congregation of the First Baptist a plaque by the Church for his long and faithful
Church Sunday, after ten years of service to the service. In the photo above, John PresneU, right,
Church. Browning is accepting a post with the 'chairman of the Deacon Board of the Church,
Home Mission Board as Missionary for the presents the plaque to Mr. and Mrs. Browning..
Northwest Coast Association, with headquarters
Active Styles :
tc cur staff.
She w uld like Ito
Vnitation tc all her
Iutcmers to ccIme to
SActive St yles
Port St. Joe's new head foot-'
ball coach and athletic director,
Fred Priest, spoke to the Kiwanis
Club Tuesday, giving the mem-
bership a verbal sketch of what
his philosophy would be during
his coaching duties at Port St.
Joe High School.,
Coach Priest said, "So that
you will know why I do what I do
and why I advocate what I advo-'
cate can best be described by the
fact that Iam a Christian who
happens to be. a football coach."'
Priest went on to tell the club
that his philosophy will govern
his every action as he 'tries to
guide his young charges into re-
sponsible leaders. '. .
"One of the problems with
our- nation today is that our
young people are getting no fa-.
ther figure discipline. They can't i
help this but, I think it is my job
to be this father figure for them
as well as guide them into being a
cohesive football team." Coach
/ Proverbs 31:10-31 is a beautiful picture of a
godly woman. It is a description of my mother,
Frances Chafin. She has been the most influen-
tial person in my life. We were the best of friends
and the closest of friends. She taught me how to
be a woman, a wife, a mother, and a Christian.
She led me to know the Lord Jesus Christ as my
personal Saviour when I was a young child.
From that early beginning, she was my mentor
in the Christian faith-encouraging me to love the
Lord, to study His Word, to follow in His foot-
steps, to seek to know His will for my life, and to
serve Him with all my heart. She was always
there to guide and direct me, and she was al-
ways ready to lend a listening ear. Even as a
child I realized what a special relationship we
Ten years ago this coming Labor Day Week-
end, I came face to face with the prospects :of
losing Mother. She and Daddy were in a head-on
automobile collision. Bill and I had just arrived
at a'friend's time share condo on the East Coast
for a much needed Vacation when we received
word of the accident. We packed up, left the con-
do, and drove to Orlando where I caught a plane
to Panama City. During the drive to Orlando, I
spent the time talking with the Lord and remi-
niscing. Finally, I came to the conclusion that I
had so much to be thankful for-forty-five years
with the most wonderful mother anyone could
ever want, and if God chose to take her at this
point, I would thank Him for those wonderful
forty-five years. It was at this point that I gave
her to the Lord. I released my grip or will to keep
here and gave her to God. You know the out-
come, God miraculously healed her body and let
us have her for another ten years. She told me
after she had recovered that she knew that God
had allowed her to live for a purpose. She felt,
that she should do whatever, she could to help
others around here.
Not too many years after the accident, she
began to exhibit the symptoms of:Alzheimer's
Disease. As the symptoms progressed and her
memory became Impaired, I did lose Mother.
This was an extremely difficult time for me. She
was still here in the flesh, but mentally she was
Priest went on to say that polls
show that only 25% of the na-
tion's youth have a father who
disciplines them and helps with
their guidance toward maturity.
"I don't know the youth, yet,
who are playing football," Priest
said. "I haven't met them all and
haven't been here long enough to
know about many of them, but I
know about your reputation as a
football team, and I like what I
have seen. I was coaching in Clay
County when the Sharks met
Bolles Academy In Jacksonville in
the playoffs. I saw that game and
the character of your football
team was evident," the speaker
Priest said he has met his
staff here in Port St. Joe and
finds them all to be good, experi-
enced and, capable men. "Al-
though. I didn't select my assist-
ants myself. I am very pleased
with the entire staff I inherited."
not here. She was no longer a mother to me. I
became a Mother-figure to her, a care-giver. I
went through the stages of doubting and griev-
ing. I could no longer share everything with her.
She did not understand. Many times I would
catch myself thinking that I would tell Mother
about this or that and get her opinion. Then I
would realize that I could no longer'do this. Car-
ing for ai 'Alzheimer's patient is not an easy
task. That is an understatement! Many times I
would sit down and cry because of the frustra-
Were it not for my two fathers, I would not
have survived so well emotionally. My Heavenly
Father gave me the strength, comfort, energy,
and safety that I needed to keep going, as I drove
up from southwest Florida each month for a
year and drove down from DeFunlak Springs
each week for over a year. to help Daddy care for
Mother. My earthly father, Milton Chafln, gave
me the most beautiful example of Christian love
and devotion as he lovingly cared for Mother.
You will neyer know what he has gone through,
but I can tell you that he was faithful to the end
as he loved and cared for Mother in health and
God does not tempt his children, but He
does allow testing. I look back on these experi-
ences as God building character in my life. Fre-
quently He needs to help us with our character
building. God used Mother to build character in
my life. He wants-His children to grow and ma-
ture in their relationship with Him. I found that'
it helps to put the backdrop of the cross behind
every experience. God's love for me has already
been settled. No matter what comes my way, I
know that God loves me because He gave His
most precious gift, Jesus Christ. to die for my
sins that I might be made worthy of being His
child.' I know that I am His and He will see me
through. God's love for Mother has already been
settled. She was in the center of His love
through health and sickness. She has run the
race and won!
Marietta Charm Bricker ,
Seafood Producers Meet
The" Seafood Producers &
Consumers held a meeting on
Monday, August 2. in which they
discussed a mullet rule that will
come before the Florida Cabinet
on Thursday. August 12. This
rule will close fishing for mullet
v-ery other week through roe sea-
son. They believe a good showing
of people from the fishing indus-'
try at this meeting would help
There will be another meeting
of the organization next Monday
night at 7 p.m. at the Union Hall.
At that time, they will finalize
plans to attend the Cabinet meet-
ing.on August 12. There will also
be ,; some Interesting handouts
available. The public is Invited.
From Page 1
ed what constituted an excused absence and any deviation
should be granted only after a student's parents had been con-
tacted and a special committee summoned to action by petition
of the student and parent, who would decide whether the cause
of the fourth absence Justified being excused or not. If not, the
student received a failing grade for the six weeks.
Hanlon argued that he, had reports of students signing their
own requests for a hearing and he wanted to stop that pracUce
and make certain the policy was followed In all schools.
Temple Watson, assistant to the superintendent, had input
for the ruling saying the requirement of a doctor's report for a
student whose excuse said he was ill, was too strict. 'There are
many times a student is too ill to come to school, but his par-
ents don't take him or her to a doctor."
The Board finally adopted the Plan after making it clear that
each principal understood that parents should be contacted
about their absentee children and the principal was to be given
the leeway of Judgment on personal knowledge of circumstances
to ensure that the rules were applied in every Instance. A failing
grade for a fourth absence, not excused, was left in the approved
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUG. 5, 1993
Exchange Program Looking for
To Host Foreign High School Students
Foreign high school students
will be arriving soon into the Port
:St. Joe area for homestays, and
the sponsoring organization -ur-
gently needs a few more local
host families fok their upcoming
academic programs. ,
According to Pacific Intercul-
tural Exchange (P.I.E.) Executive
Director John Doty, the students
are all between the ages of 15 and
;18 years, have their own spend-
ing money, are fully insured and
are anxious to share their cultu-
ral experiences with thier new
American families, P..E. current-
ly has programs to match almost
every family's needs, ranging in
length from a semester to a full
academic year, where the stu-
dents attend local high schools.
P.I.E. representatives match
students with host families by
finding common interests and
lifestyles trough an informal in-
home meeting. Prospective host
families are able to review stu-
dent applications and select the
"perfect match." As there are no
"typical" host families, P.I.E. can
fit a student into just about any
situation, whether it be a single
parent, a childless couple, a re-
tired couple, or a large family.
Families who host for P.I.E.
are also eligible to claim a $50
per month charitable contribu-
tion deduction on their itemized
fax returns for each month they
host a sponsored student.
For the upcoming programs,
P.I.E. has students from Spain,
Germany, Poland, Russia, Italy,
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Aus-
tralia, New Zealand, France and
many other countries. P.I.E. is a
non-profit educational organiza-
tion that has sponsored more
than 18,000 students from 18
countries since its founding in
'Port St. Joe area &families in-
terested in learning more about
student exchange or arranging for
PR.I.D.E. Program Is New
Sat Port SI
Port St. Joe Jr.-Sr. High,
School is pleased to. announce
the implementation: of a new stu-
dent incentive program for the
1993-94 school year. This new
program (known as' P.RI.D.E.)
has something to offer for each
and every student enrolled in the
school. P.R.I.D.E. provides tangi-l
ble awards for attendance, con-
.duct, and effort.
P.R.I.D.E. has benefits for
students, parents, teachers and
staff, and encourages involve-
ment at all levels. Awards will be.
given at the end of each grading-
period with; the biggest prizes
coming at the year's end.
P.R.I.D.E. in no way attempts to
Addle Morris, 80, of Wewa-
hitchka, passed away July 26 af-
ter a short illness. She had been
a lifelong resident of Wewahitch-
ka and was a member of the Glad
Tidings Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by three sons, Ed-,
ward Morris and Johnny Morris
of Memphis. Tennessee. and
Franklin Morris of Atlanta, Geor-
gla; one daughter, Louise Spran-
kle of Watford, North Dakota; one
sister. Bell Knowles of Tallahas-
, see; and several gragW hldren, .,
A memorial service was held
at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 29. at
the Glad Tidings Assembly of God
Church in Wewahitchka with the
Rev. Neal Miller officiating. Cre-
All arrangements were by Gil-
more Funeral Home. Wewahitch-
ka Branch Chapel.
Patricia E. Caswell, 28, of.
Mexico Beach died early Saturday.
morning as the result of a house
fire. She had been a resident 'of
Mexico Beach for the past two'
years. She is 4irvived by her
mother, Ethel Caswell of Spring
Hill; one brother, Robert Caswell
of Littleton. New Hampshire; and
three sisters. Theresa Sylvester of
Overstreet, Sandra Vogt of Palm
Beach, and Gall Haney of Wewa-
A memorial service was held
Wednesday at the First United
1Methodist Church of Mexico
Beach with Rev. Charles Parker
and Rev. Wilbur Tremain officiat-
ing. Cremation followed.
All, arrangements were by Gil-
more Funeral Home.
L. Joe H.ig
replace existing programs such
as the Gold Card Club, and in-
stead attempts to reach students
who sometimes have difficulty.
achieving elite academic levels.
Having pride at PSJHS is
nothing new. But, this program
recognizes that effort should be
on an, even par with ability.
P.R.I.D.E. means Personal Re-
sponsibility In Dally Effort, and:
any student can achieve recogni-
tion simply by accepting respon-
sibility for his/her own actions.
An effort is underway to fa-
miliarize the community with the
program, and the school thanks
The Star and others who have
contributed so generously. Stu-'
Alex H. Caswell
Sara N. King
Alex Hale Caswell. 2, and
Sara Nicole King, 3. died early
Saturday morning as the result of
a house fire. They are survived by
their grandmother. Ethel Caswell
of Spring Hill: one uncle. Robert
Caswell of Littleton, New Hamp-
shire; and three aunts, Theresa
Sylvester of Overstreet, Sandra
Vogt of Palm Beach, and Gall Ha-
ney of Wewahitchka. A memorial
_.serylce, was_ held ,.Wedinesday..at.
the First United Methodist
Church of Mexico Beach with
Rev. Charles Parker and Rev. Wil-
bur Tremain officiating..
All arrangements were by Gil-
more Funeral Home.
Grover C. Stephens, 81,
passed away July 27. 1993. at
Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge.
Georgia. Mr. Stephens was born
January 5, 1912, In Jackson
County. .. .. ..
He is survived by his wife,
Mary Clyde Stephens of Bain-
bridge; one daughter. Mary St.
Carpenter of Lake Charles, Loui-
siana; four sons. Grover C. Ste-
phens, Jr., of Rancho Cordova,
California, Robert KL Stephens
and Clifford "Pete" Stephens of
Bainbridge, and Charles H. Ste-
phens of Port St. Joe; 18 grand-
children; and 22 great-"
grandchildren. Mr. Stephens was
preceded in death by two sons; A.
Nelson Stephens and David E.
The funeral services were
held Friday July 30 at Ivey Funer-
,al Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill
McCamon officiating. Interment
followed at Bethel Baptist Church
ACCIDENT & INJURY LAWYERS
We Limit Our Law Practice 'to stess
'Accidental Injury & Death Cases ,1a IIk i
me1 hiring ofl a l n Impnrtnn ,decisicna th should not be hbaed __
scidly pon advertilimrenl. Before you decide. Mk ns o send you fall ATIORNEIS Al LAW
alte Infonlmlon aboul tof qullflcadtona and experienor. '
dents and' 'concerned' parents
should learn all that they can
about eligibility, and take advan-
tage of P.R.I.D.E.
For additional information
about P.R.I.D.E., interested per-'
sons can contact Laurel Whitileld
at the high school fqr a detailed
explanation of the program.,
Recently. the Federal Com-
miunications Commission (FCC)
decided that all telephone, compa-
nies must provide, under certain
circumstances, customer billing
name and address information to
all interstate telephone service
providers (the largest of which are
AT&T, MCI. and Sprint) to facili-
fate their billing needs. In that re-
gard, the FCC specifically re-
quired each telephone company
to notify their customers of this
According to Lynda N. Borde-
lon, External Affairs Manager of
the St. Joseph Telephone and Tel-
egraph Company. your billing
name ,and address will be dis-
" closed In' accordance with FCC
rules whenever you accept a third
party or collect call to your home
or business telephone number.
This. is pursuant to Policies and
Rules Concerning Local Exchange
COWer Validation and Billing In-
formnation for Joint Use Calling
Cards, CC Docket No.' ,91115,
FCC 93,254, adopted May 13.
1993. ,' .
Any questions should be 'di-
rected to the local telephone busi-
ness office at.229-7231 or 1i-800-
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LAURA RAMSEY, Agent ROY SMITH, Agent
a' meeting may call P.I.E., toll-
free, at 1-800-245-6232. The
agency also' has travel/study pro-
gram opportunities available for
American high school students as
well as possibilities for communi-
ty volunteers to assist and work
with area host families, students
SDr, Rudy Sechez, a local Chi-
ropractor, spoke to the Rotary
Club last Thursday, telling them
what the Chiropractic is.
Essentially, Chiropractic is a,
manipulation of the several verte-
brae in the back to cure problems
a patient may' have. Dr. Sechez
pointed out that the body's
nerves all end up in the back.
where they travel through a con-
dult to the brain. "Sometimes one.
of these nerves get pinched
through swelling of the cushioned
substance between two vertebrae
or a vertebrae' can get out of
alignment, causing pain.
The pain [or numbness] can
be In the back, itself, in a limb, in
an organ, or a particular muscle,
6 causing distress and pain. "It
sometimes takes manipulation of
the back, or a nerve, to ease the.
pain or take care of the problem."
Dr. Sechez said. "I won't say
Chiropractic can take care of all
ills, nor can I say medicine or
surgery can take care of them all.
Chiropractic can offer effective
treatment for some problems just
as medicines and surgery can Tor
others." 1 ,
S He said Chiropractic is 'espe-
cially effective for -headaches,
back aches, aching or loss of feel-
The members of the'John C.'
Gainous Post 10069 V.F.W. and
the Ladies' Auxiliary will hold
their regular meeting August 10.
It will be held at the Post Home,
11-5 Fifth Ave In Highland View.
at 7:30 p.m.
All members and veterans
moving Into the area are invited
ing in limbs, asthma, and' other
illnesses associated with nerves.
Dr. Sechez said he is a gradu-
ate of Palmer Chiropractic College
in'. Davenport, Iowa. He said it
was 'The largest medical college
in the world which was not at-
tached to a university."
Guests of the club were Jack
Whitside of Atlanta, Ga., Jay Jo-
seph of Miami and Jerry Gaskin
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Bring it to our car doctors
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Gulf County Democrats will choose
delegates to attend the 1993 Florida
Democratic Party State Conference
- 3 in Orlando.
Registered Democrats interested in
attending must file a qualification form
with one of the local Party Officers prior
to August 15, 1993.
To obtain forms or more information,
Sue Phillips at 229-6243; or Bob Moore
FRANK HANNON, Agent
Practice Begins Monday
ABOUT G UOUD 5IHVIUE. First year head football coach
Fred Priest is excited about the'
Our pharmacy is modern in appearance. We carry a prospects of 'the 1993 season.
complete stock so you can almost always get what you ask '"We are the defending District
for. Our prescription equipment is up-to-date and we champs and picked by many to
operate our pharmacy efficiently using the latest inventory repeat that title," Coach Priest.
ideas to insure that everything we supply will be fresh and said.
potent. Monday afternoon, August 9,
at 4:00, the Sharks will begin
But we still have old fashioned ideas about good service. practice sessions for the 1993
p Senior citizens will remember when everyone who visited a season. "In order to achieve our
I pharmacy was treated like a friend. Service was attentive, goals we need to get as many peo-
unhurried and dependable. That is the way we still will run pie involved in our program as we
our pharmacy. If you like attention, where you are can," the coach added. 9
considered more important than the purchase you make, Ainterest in being a part of theades 9-12
then let us be your personal pharmacy. Junior varsity or varsity football
S* programs are invited to partici-
We accept Medicaid, Blue Cros-Blue Shield, PCS, Consultec (State of pate
FL plan) and most other insurance plans. pate.
SThis is the first time in sever-,
STOCKING A COMPLETE UNE OF HOME HEALTH NEEDS WITH DIRECT al years in which practice will be-
BILLING TO MEDICARE gin before school gets underway.
The play-off system was al-
tered this year to include the top
Buzzett's, DrugStoretwo finishers from each District
t Je This will force one. extra play-off
317 Williams Avenue Port St. Joe game which moved the starting
Convenient Drive-Through Window date for football practice back one
n Revlon Cosmetics 229-8771 week to August 9.
B Russell Stover Candies ,jr ,L* Several changes have been
made this year in the schedule
a i S the Sharks will. face, as well as
S V* B the opponents scheduled.
Gulf Speedway News
Although Saturday, July 31,
was one of the hottest days on
:record, it did not keep the fans
and race cars away from Gulf
SCounty Speedway in Wewahitch-
ka. They came-packing the
house-for It was. 'lateModel
In last week's edition The
Star reported that this was the
first time in the three-year history
of the 10 & Under Dixie Youth
State Baseball tournament that
Port St Joe has been represent-
ed. This Is an error: It should
have read that this is the second
year in a row that: Port St. Joe
has won District- IV. The Star
regrets the error.,
Gulf Rifle Club
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
their monthly meeting on Thurs-,
day, August 5, starting at 6:30
p.m. Several items of business'
need to be discussed and voted
Lynn Haven's Terry Brown,
who holds the track record of
21.92 seconds, was unable to
continue his winning ways after
winning three straight feature
races in June and July. He had to
settle for second fastest in the
time trials and second place in,
the 30-lap feature. This night it
was all Rudy Boutwell out of Phe-
nix City, Alabama, in the Stanley
Racing #14. Rudy set fast time
'with 22.39 and went on to win
the feature with Terry Brown
challenging him all the way. Lynn
Haven's Mark Ormsby showed
,flashes of brilliance in taking
down third spot in his black
beauty #5. Larry, Boutwell of
Crestvlew was fourth.,
Rodney Levins of Port St. Joe
and Andy Bevins of Grand Ridge
won the Street heats, with David'
Ashley capturing the feature.
In the Street feature, Craw-
fordville's Wayne Neel lost a
wheel on the back' stretch and
spun dead in the groove, When
the yellow came out, he walked
the crash rail hunting for the
missing Wheel-he couldn't find
it What happened was that Gary'
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Earthworms Crickets Wrigglers
Full Line Of Tackle
Open 6 a.m. Monday-Saturday
Danny's Sporting Goods
306 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe -
Indian Pass Marine
2178 Hwy. C30 Port St. Joe
Simmons Bayou across from Pic's BP Convenience Store
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Bryant came streaking by and
the wheel caught on his front
bumper. He pushed it all the way
around the race track and tried
to enter the pits to find out what
was wrong with his race car. At
the pit ,entrance, the wheel
caught in the dirt and the car,
Jumped on top of it. For ,a minute
Bryant sat. in his car wondering
why he was looking through his
windshield straight at the stars.
Then a tow truck came along. "
In the Super Street feature,
Chris McConnell in the Pirate Ra-
dio car came to life as never"be-
fore and won his first race of the
season in taking the heat. Darryl
Rudd in the Jerry Pybus car won
the second Super Street heat, but
suffered mechanical problems_
and had to settle for sixth in the
feature. However, the two finishes
were enough to move him into
first place in the point standings
for the first time this season.
Dwain McCormick in the South-
ern Plumbing Special out of Free-
port took. the feature, his second
win of the year.
In the Sportsman Class, Lynfi
Haven's Buddy Boutwell did what
he' always does-won the heat
and feature going away. The real
battle was for second place with
James Cutchins in the "Screamrif'
Demon" #13, fighting it out with
Tallahassee's Tim Page in the
beautiful '86 Cadillac Seville that
sounds like a flight of B-29's go-
ing by. Cutchlns took second but
not by much. Greg Walker stayed
glued to the pair waiting for a
chance that never came. He was
In the Bomber Class, 22 cars
checked in-pretty amazing, con-
sidering the havoc of the week be-
fore when so many of the cars
were demolished In the big 200-;
lap. $5,000-to-win affair. Home-
town favorites Jay McCorvey took
one heat while Tony Price took
the other and the feature. '
Next Saturday night. August
7, will be a regular race night-'
the first In .several weeks. Streets,
Super Streets, Sportsmen, and
Bombers will put on their usual
The Itate Models return on
Saturday, August 14.
On Friday and Saturday, Au-
gust 20-21, the awesome monster
trucks come to town for two days
of crashing thunder.'
The season begins on August
27 witfi the Kick-off Classic at.
New teams on the schedule-
some absent for several years--
include:. Wewahitchka [after a
year's absence], Bonifay, Chatta-
hoochee, Apalachicola and North
Florida Christian. Coach Priest
said the schedules are made up a
year in advance and were the
only teams the Sharks could get
to play them, along with the
change in alignment of Districts.
Blountstown and DeFuniak
Springs will be absent from the
schedule this year, but attempts
are being made to get them back
on either next year or the follow-
The schedule includes: We-
wahitchka there, August 3; Chi-
pley there on September 10; Bon-
ifay here, September 17;
Chattahoochee here, September
24; Apalachicola there, October 1;
North Florida Christian here, Oc-
tober 8; Open date, October 15;
Florida High hbre, October 22;
Havana here, October 29; Monti-
cello. there November 5 and Mari-
anna there, November 12.
Recreation Awards Presented
The Washington Recreation
Center was under the direction of'
Charles Gathers this summer
with LaToya Jefferson, Devon
Thomas, Coya Bailey, Bruce Daw-'
son and Arion Nickson assisting
him with the recreation programs
Trophies were awarded last
week and the winners are shown
in the accompanying photo, Win-
Basketball: six eight, first
Raye Bailey, second Bo Lenox; 9-
12, first Davin Baxter; second
Kedrick Woullard; 13-,15 first
Jermaine' Larry, .second Dan
Bolden; 16-18, first Reggie Jones
and second Antwione Allen.
Pool: six eight first Raye
Bailey and second Dewhv McGee:
9 12 .r first Travis Woullard, sec-
The Athletic Department of
Port St. Joe High School In con-
junction with the Gulf County
Public Health Unit will offer their
second day of free physical for
.prospective athletes on August 5.
Physical for football. .boys'
basketball, golf, boys' track and
girl's volleyball were given August
'2. Any athlete in these sports
who was unable to get their phys-
ical Monday should report to the
gym Thursday between 8.a.m. to
noon, and.one to four p.m.
Also athletes participating in
other sports will have their physi-
cals on Thursday, August 5, with
cheerleaders at eight a.m. 11;
girl's basketball, nine 10; girl's
softball and track, 10-12 noon;
boy's baseball; one to two 'p.m.;
weightlifting, two to three p.m.
and others from three to four
p.m. Any' athlete in another sport
who was unable to attend the
earlier check-up may receive
theirs at this time.
Athletic' Director Fred Priest'
stresses that anyone contemplat-
ing playing.any sport should take
advantage of this opportunity to
receive a free physical.
ond Prince Jones: .13-15 first
Troy Willaims. second C. J.;
Jones: 16-18 first Jasmine
Thomas, second, Channon Fen-'
SCheckers: 9-12 '- first J. R.
Leslie and second Prince Jones;
13-15, first Jermaine Larry and
second Shontel Fecdd.
Ping Pong: 13-15- first Brian
Jenkins, second.Rod Chambers,
16-18, first Mike Thomas and
second Tyson Pittman.
Tetherball, 6-8 first Daphne
Crosby. second Josh Watkins; 9-
12, first Courtney Lenox, second
Calandra Russ; 13-15, first Andre
Thomas and second Shannon
Horseshoes: six eight first
Ashton Larry, second Tristan Wil-
liams; 9-12 first J. R. Leslie,
second Mario Swanson; 13-15,
'first C. J. Jones, second Russell
Russ. 16-18, first Jasmine Thom-
as, second Chad Quinn.
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.
SWEET TOOTH -
If you have a "sweet tooth," were then examined and the results
you'll probably have to pay a penal- were matched with the diet diaries.
ty for your pleasure. This is espe- The findings showed that children
cially true for youngsters and that who liked more between-meal
penalty will be found in the form of sweet snacks had more cavities
increased dental decay. Too much than those who ate less. They also
sugar or sugar-sweetened foods found that children who ate more
taken too often bring on the plaque fruit and vegetable treats had fewer
brigade in full force. When the bac- cavities than those who liked can-
teria in plaque (an invisible film on dy-cookie-cake treats.
your teeth) combines with sugar, it Keep that sweet tooth under
forms an acid which eats away at control. You'll be glad you did.
teeth causing decay and a host of
other problems. Plaque has a
sweet tooth of' its own. Don't feed it. oooooooooooooooooocooooo
To prove the point, a dental Prepared as a public ser-.
team in Connecticut asked the epre be er
mothers of almost a thousand chil- vce to promote better dental
dren to keep complete records of health. From the office of
what their children ate for one comrn- FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., 319
plete week. The children's teeth Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.
SERVICE & REPAIRS
q V n d OA a n JS .
An Aid to Locating Vital Records ....
Vital records are just
that...vital. We need access to
In this age of bureaucratic
documentation, everyone has
In Port St. Joe,
Franklin County Area
New and Used Cars and Trucks
DR. STEPHEN GROSS
,oo Podiatiistooooo ,
Ironically, it is often the
most physically fit and active
person who is In line for foot
or lower leg pain. Regular ex-
erctSe frequently results in an
Imbalance or Inequality of
muscle development. Run-
ners may find that the backs
of their legs develop much
stronger muscles than the
fronts do. The back-of-the-leg
muscles are betrig used, over
and over, to push off the
body's weight, fighting-gravity
.with every stride, while the'
front-of-the-leg. muscles, de-
signed to decelerate the body
as the foot strikes the
ground, are much less notice-
If you are a runner or Jog-
ger who is hurting from une-
ven muscle development,
your podiatrist can analyze
the sources of the pain and
recommend treatment. The
foot specialist can prescribe
simple exercises to stretch
the larger, stronger muscles,
and equally simple .activities
to strengthen the less well-
developed front muscles.
Presented as a service
to the community by
Dr. Stephen Gross
need of copies of rec
death, marriage or
application for ben
Security, a passport
license requires no
formation in the rec
ally copies of the r
All these record
permanently by r
counUes, states an
government We al
but where each doc
is frequently unknou
The Consumer I
search Center. a r
there was little u
where the records A
the costs. In some
records are kept by
in others by the co
To further complical
ten older records ai
ferent places than
In addition, the add
the records are kep
Installed by Game
Get a bunch of fish clustered primarily of hardwood brush
in one spot and watch the anglers piles. The brush provides food
gather around them. That's part and cover for fish by creating con-
of the concept behind the Game ditions favorable to the food
and Fresh Water Fish Commis- chain. Plankton, larval forms of
sion's fish attractor program. insects, crustaceans and other
The agency's fish attractor food organisms attach themselves
crew has been placing underwa- to the submerged limbs. The tiny
ter structures designed to attract creatures are favorable food for
fish in lakes and rivers through- bream which in turn become prey
out Florida. for more than 20 for" congregating largemouth
years.. There are more than 250 bass.
sites statewide and an additional "Even without a depthflnder.
50 attractors are added every in your boat, you can recognize
year. attractor sites because they are
According to Gib Owen, head marked by bright yellow buoys
of the Commission's fish attractor with the Commission's identifying
program, the undertaking is part logo on them," Owen said.
of the agency's effort to improve To fish an attractor success-,
angler catch rates in lakes and, fully, anglers should anchor
rivers by providing structures, about 50 feet away from the buoy
which serve to concentrate fish in and cast into the structure with'-
fresh water, weedless lures. Some attractors
A typical attractor is one are. situated near shorelines. to
quarter-acre in size and made up concentrate fish within casting ...
Olive Oil Enhanc6s
'"-n',rm`n.a1 'u '
When it comes., to easy and
sophisticated entertaining, olives
and olive oil from Spain should..
definitely be on the menu, gour-
In the sane way that a cer-
tain, wine is' selected for each
dish, the best cooks now tend to
select a- certain kind of olive oil
for each cooking preparation: The
choicest olive oils. many agree;
are those that come from Spain,
the world's largest olive oil po-, .
ducer. Spain grows more than 60
different varieties of table olives
and its fine olive oils are wonder- -
fully versatile. These include the
mild, smooth and sweet oils from
the Catalonia region, excellent for
dressing salads, vegetables and
boiled fish dishes; and the aro-
matic, fruity oils from the Andalu-.
sia region, best for improving the
taste of fried dishes, for preparing.
Ssautes. making marinades and
If you're planning a dinner
party for friends, family or just
a special treat for yourself why
not try this delightful, easy to
make meal that's subtly. but
wonderfully, enhanced with fla-
vorful olives and olive oils from
Jumbo Shrimp Ragout
3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive
Oil from Spain
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
24 escarole leaves, well washed,
cut crosswise in l-inch strips
I cup stuffed Manzanilla Olives
from Spain, rinsed in water
3/4 cup defatted chicken broth
I cup coarsely chopped fresh ba-
Salt and Black Pepper to taste
18 Jumbo shrimp, peeled and de-
8 ripe plum tomatoes, seeded'and
chopped into 1-inch pieces
1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions.
garnish .. .
Place oil in a iarge round,
heavy pot. Add garlic,;and cbok,
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F Gulf County Commission Minutes
Port St. Joe. Florida
June 14. 1993
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sloners met this date it special session with the
following members present: Chairman Nathman Pe-
ters, Jr., Commissioners Warren J. Yeager. Jessie
V. Armstrong, and Michael L. Hammond. Commis-
signer Billy E. Tri-ylor was absent. -
InOthers present were: County Attorney J.
Patrick Floyd, Deputy Clerk Debbe Wibberg. Ad-
milnlstrative Assistant/Emergency Management
SDirector R. Lanrry Wells, Building Inspector Don
Butler. and Veteran Services Offier Dan Clifford.
The meeting was called to order at 5:02
Admin. Asst. R. Larry Wells opened the
meeting with prayer and Chairman Nathan Peters.
Jr., led the pledge of allegiance.
APPROVE MINUTES -
SUpon motion .by Commissioner Hammond.
second by Comm. Yeager. and unanimous vote,
.the Board approved the minutes for the following
June 3, 1993 Special Meeting
June 7, 1993 Regular Meeting
RECEIVE BIDS (#9293-29) (4) MODIFIED RAIL-
-" ... Pursuant to advertisement to receive sealed
- biclds for 14) modified rallcars for the Red Bull Is
i. -'llnd South Project. the Board received the follow-
.-. Ingbid: '
- Southeastern Mechanical $55.000.00
.".* 7 The Board tabled this Id-for review and nec-
ommendation by Building Inis. Butler.
RECEIVE BIDS (19293-30) 220 VOLT WATER
Pursuant to advertisement to .receive sealed
bids for (1) 220 Volt Water Pump for the Highland
-View Water System, the Board received the iollow-
Ing bid: : ..
Custom Pump anid Controls $1,325.00
The Board. tabled this bidfor review and rec-
ommendation by Building Ins. Butler. .
INVOICES RED BULL ISLAND SOUTH BRIDE
Clerk Lister presented the following Invoices
Sto be approved for payment for the Red Bull Island
South Bridge Project:
Wewa Hardware $7.20; Dolomite, Inc. -
$124.54; Landmark Surveying $390.00; F.. Lewel-
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Comm.. Hammond, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved payment of the Invoices.
INVOICE ERC BAY MEDICAL'CENTER
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Comm. Yeager, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved payment of two Invoices from Bay Medi-
cal Center for Michael Hooper, as part of the
Health Care Responsibilities Act, In the amount of
$4,506.32 and $2.735.95. .
INVOICE KETCHUM. WOOD AND BURGERT,
Comm. Traylor motioned to pay all invoices
previously tabled by theBoard to.Ketchum. Wood
and Burgert, Pathology Associates, in the amount
of $2,509.20. Comm. Hammond seconded the mo-
tion for discussion. After discussion,, the motion
passed 4 1. (Comm. Hammond opposed).
INVOICE LIFE MANAGEMENT CENTER (BAK-
Comm. Yeager 'motioned to pay an Invoice
from Life Management Center'(Baker Act) in the
amount of $2.125.52. Comm. Traylor seconded the
motion. After discussion, the motion failed with
Chairman Peters and Comms; Hammond and
Armstrong voting no and Comms. Yeager and Thy-
lor votingyes.- :
INVOICE MEDICAID BILLING (APRIL 1993)
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Comm. Hammonld, and uunanimous vote. the
Board approved payment of the Medicaid billing
for April, 1993 in the amount of $5,914.71.
BAKER ACT BILLINGS
The Board discussed their opposition to pay-
ing any bivoices for the Baker Act. Comm. Traylor
stated that the County was obligated by law to pay
all baker Act invoices. County Attorney Floyd stat-
ed that the name of the individual is hot required
to be disclosed on the billing. ,
Upon recommendation by the 911 Commit-
tee, Comm. Hammond motioned to begin the nec-
essary procedures to adopt anm ordinance imple-
menting a $12.50 surcharge on all moving
violations with the funds remitted to the Board of
County Commissioners and to be used for comnurm
ncatlors (le. 911). Comm. Yeager seconded the
moUon. amid the motion passed unanimously
Upon recommendation by the 911 Commit-
tee. Comm. Yeager motoned to officially name An-
chor Lane at Cape San Bias. Comm. Hammond
seconded the moUon and It passed unanimously.
Admin. Asst. Wells discussed that a recent',
grievijf,%gee with the Union would proceed Into
arbiuLra1oj mand that the esUmated cost to-the
3oard would be $1.200 to $1.500 for leaal services
provided by the County Labor Anorney.
SOUTH Gulf County EMERGENCY MEDICAL,
SERVICES TERRI MCFARLAND
Admin. Asst Wells discussed a letter from
Brian Upton. Gulf Pines Hospital Administrator,
regarding Terri McFarland's employment with the
South Gulf County Emergency Medical Services.
Mr. Wells stated 'that Ms. McFarland had resigned.
GRIEVANCE MEETING JUNE 16, 1993
Admin. Asst. Wells discussed a recent union
grievance meeting on behalf of Vince Taylor and re-
quested that the Board take disciplinary action
against Mr. Taylor for his threatened assault. Mr.
Wells also requested that a policy be added the .
personnel policy that any County employee who
verbally assaults or threatens another county em-
p:oyee would be immediate grounds for ternnlna-
tion. Chairman Peters passed the chair to Vice
Chairmani Yeager and motioned to amend the per-
sonnel policy according to Mr. Well's request.
Comm Hammond seconded the moUon After dis-
cussion. Comm. Hammond withdrew hl3 second
Sand Comm. Peters withdrew his moUon. Actiig
Chairman Yeager returned the chair to Chairman
SIGNBOARD RENTAL AGREEMENT
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm. Hammond, aid unanimous.- vote, the
Board approved a Signboard Rental A-greemedt be-
tween St. Joseph Land and Development Company
and Gulf County.Board of County Commissioners.
The agreement will start on Mayl, 1993, amid ex-.,
pires on Aptil 30, 1995, with an annual fee of $10.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT
Admin. Asst. Wells discussed the recent,
findings of the Department of Community Affairs
regarding the recently adopted amendment to the
Comprehensive Plan. He stated that he had been
In contact with Gay Smith, of Hamilton Smith and
Associates, and that the necessary corrections
Were being made and posed no problems for Gulf
TUCKER PROPERTY ADMINISTRATIVE FEE
Upon motion by Comm. Yeager, second by
Comm. Traylor, and unanimous vote, the Bcard
approved to pay the $300 administrative fee re-
\ qoured by the Department of Natural Resources for
the Tucker Property.
Chairman Peters passed the .chair. to Vice
Chairman Yeager and motioned to approve a lett&'r
written to Jim Appelnian, State Attorney. regard-
ing the-14th Medical Examiner for the 14th Judi-
cial Circuit. Comm. Traylor seconded the motion,
and it passed unanimously. Acting Chairman
Yeager returned the chair to Chairman Peters.
Upon motion by Comm. Yeager, second by
SConumm., 'Hammond. and unanimous vote, the"
,, Board approved a letter to Bill Hanmsen regarding a
Fire anid Rescue Trainintg Course.
EXTENSION REQUEST BUILDING DEPTH.
Upon recommendation by Building Ins. But-
Sler, Comm. Hammond motioned to grant a 60 day
extension to Mr. Eugene Vanii regarding a develop-
mental plan review, In order that he be able to
meet the criteria required by the Land Develop-
ment Regulations. Comm. Asnatrong seconded the
notion anmd It passed unanimously.
SOLID WASTE STUDY CONSULTANT AGREE-
Building Ins. Butler presented a contract for
approval and signatures, between the Board of
County Commissioners amnd S. Barker & Asso-
ciates, for a short and long term solid waste study.
He also noted that the original payment schedule
i 'In the contract had been changed anmd approved by
S. Barker & Associates. Chairmanm Peters passed
S (he chair to Vice Chainman Yeager -anmd motioned
to accept the contract with the noted changes on.
Sthe payment schedule (50% of contract price to be'
Said at beginning of study, 25% of contract price
to paid upon receipt of draft anmid 25% upon com-
"4 pletion of studyy. Comm. Hiinmnond' seconded ,the
motion antd it passed ulmanimously. Acting Chair-
.man Yeager returned the chair to Chainnamn Pe-
OLD GULF COUNTY COURTHOUSE PROJECT -
GRANT # SC-421
The Board agreed to sign a grant. w=award
agreement In the amount of $103,912 to be used
Sfor restoration of the Old Gulf Counmity Courthouse.
S The Ship Housing partnership Committee
i voted unanimously (Inchudiig Wewa State Bank,
) t Citizens Federal, St; Joe Papermakers Credit Un-
t Ion and First Union) to recommend that the board
Sof County.commissioners allow Citizens Federal to
service the SHIP loans for $59 per month, plus
S$1.25 per loan and to be depository of the Housing
SAssistance Tntst Fund.The Committee also re-
quested that the Board of cotiuty Commissioners
name the Board as the.mortgage holder'for the
SHIP'loans. Chairman Peters passed the chair to
Vice President Yeager and motioned to accept the
SHIP Housing Partnership Committee's recommen-
dations. Comm. Traylor seconded the motion and
it passed unanimously. Acting Chairman Yeager
returned the chair to Chairman Peters.
BUILDING DEPT. ASSISTANT
Building Ins. Butler recommended that the
Board hire Richard Combs as a part-time assistant
for the building Department. Chairman Peters
, passed the Chair to Vice Chairman Yeager and
Smotioned to hire Richard Combs as a part-time as-
sistant for the building Department at an hourly
wage of $7 per hour. Comm. Hammond seconded
the motion and It.passed unanimously. Acting
Chairman Yeager returned the chair to Chairman
AWARD BID (#9293-29) (4) MODIFIED RAIL-
Upon recommendation by Building Ins. But-
ler. Comm. Hammond motioned to award bid
#9293-29 for (4) modified railcars. to Southeastern
Mechanical Contractors I the amount of $55.000.
Comm. Yeager seconded the motion and it passed
AWARD BID (#9293-31) GLASS CRUSHER
Upon recommendation by Building Ins. But-
ler, Comm. Traylor motioned to award bid #9293-
31 for a glass crusher to low bidder Stanko Prod-
ucts. In the amount of $3.850. Comm. Hammond
AWARD BID (#9293-30) 220 VOLT WATER
Upon recommendation by Building Ins. But-
ler. Comm. Hammond motioned to award bid
#9293-30 for A 220 volt water pump for the High-
land View Water System'to Custom Pump and
Controls In the amount of $1,325. Comm. Arm-
strong seconded the motion and It passed unani-
mously. Comm. Hammond stated that this will be
paid from the Highland View Water System Opera-
tion and Maintenance account.
FLORIDA-ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES BOARD
Chairman Peters requested the support of
the Board due to his recent appointment to the
Board of Directors for the Florida Association of
PUBLIC FINANCE BONDS PERRY & ARLING-
chairman Peters submitted a resume from
Perry & Arlington, a firm that Is, actively involved
In Public Finance bonds, to the Clerk's office for
. Chairman' Peters scheduled a.budget meet-
ing on the 1993-94 fiscal year budget for Thurs-
day. July 8, 1993. at 5 p.m. EDT.
AMEND PERSONNEL POLICY
Upon recommendation-by County Attorney
Floyd, Chairman Peters passed the chair to Vice
Chairman Yeager and motioned to amend the per-
sonijel policy as follows: The following may be con-
sidered grounds for immediate termination; Any.
count employee who verbally, physically, or other-
wise threatens to assault, assaults, participates in
or commits any other act of aggression against an-
other county employee or his/her family-members
without. Justifiable .provocation In -the course of
his/her employment or In which action has Its ori-
gin In or arises from or out of his/her employment.
Comm. Hammond seconded the motion and it
NO-SMOKING BAN COUNTY BUILDINGS
Comm. Traylor motioned to ban smoking In
all county buildings uilder the jurisdiction of the
Board of County Commissioners, except the jail
and fire departments, due to pending legal re-
search by the. county attorney. The affected bull-
dins include the Port St. Joe Courthouse, the Old
Wewa Courthouse, and the Sheriffs Office and
Lobby. Comm. Yeager seconded the motlon.The
motion passed with Chairman Peters and Commis-
sioners Yeager and Traylor voting yeas and Comm.
Armstrong and Hammond voting no.
(Chairman Peters left to attend the meeting
with State Attorney Appelman for a Medical Exam-
iner for the 14th Judicial District at 7:10 p.m.
The meeting recessed at 7:10 p.m. EDT.
The meeting recovered at 7:22 EDT.
STAR POWER SYSTEMS STEVE ANDERSON
Steve Anderson, of Hawkins and Associates,
notified the Board that Star Power Systems would
be locating a plant facility in Gulf Count within the
next 12 to 18 months. Mr. Anderson stated .that
Star Power Systems make a. winkle rotary engine
and use no hazardous materials in their plant op- i
rations. He also noted that this facility would be
approximately 90,000 sq; ft., employ some 200
people and would provide an In-house daycare
Senter for their employees. The Board expressed
theirr appreciation and excitement that Gulf
County was selected for the plant location.
Bo Williams addressed the board about his
concerns with Argus, who requires that all con-
tainers be placed on the edge of the road and the
potential danger this causes on Hwy. 98 during
pick-up of the containers. Comm. Hammond re-
quested Admin. Asst. Wells check Into this matter
and report to the Board at their next regular meet-
Comm. Armstrong requested that a ditch be
provided on the othee.side of the right of way next
to property belonigig to Mr. Redmond In the Dal-
kelth area. He noted that this ditch would allow
drainage off the Comuty property.
PARKS COMMISSION ', .
Comm. Hammond stated that Ms. Dez;Figu-
aro-hadm made Inquiries to him about' purchasing
two lots that are owned by the Board of Cbunty
Commissioners In Beacon Hill. After discussion.
the Board stated that they are not Interested in
selling the property. .'; '
NAACP LETTER REQUEST
,The Board discussed a request from NAACP
President. Amy Shackleford. regarding appointing
Mr. Ike Mincey and Mr. Napoleon Pittman to he
SHIP Housing Program Committee. Building Ins.'
Butler stated that Mr. Mincey was asked to be on
the SHIP Committee but had declined and that
this Committee had been formed two months ago.
WAIVE PERMITS REQUEST
Comm. Traylor motioned to waive all penr.it
fees for a pre-school that is to be bull in Wewa by
Mr. Gary Caner,. contingent upon Building ins
Buder verifying that It is a pre-school Comm
Hammond seconded the moUon and it passed
NUISANCE ORDINANCE CODE ENFORCEMENT
The Board discussed the amended Nuisance
Ordinance that was adopted at their regular meet-
bing on June 7. 1993. and when it would be imple-
mented. Building Ins. Butler stated that the Nul-
sance Ordinance cannot be Implemented unul
certain cnteria regarding the Code Enforcementl
Board is completed (ie. appoinunent of a a Hear-
ing Masterl. Comm. Traylor appointed Mr. Bob
Shipman io serve on the Code Enforcement Board
to replace Mr. John Sulliaun. who has requested
that his name be removed from the Code Enforce-
Comm. Traylor stated that the Board had
budgeted $18.000 for County Atton.ey fees and
that this budget will be overspent this i1scal year.
After discussion. Action Chainnrman Yeager request-
ed that the Board review hais at their next regular
meeting, noting that the ensure Board should be
SPECIAL MEETING '
: Acting Chairman Yeager scheduled a special
meeting of the Board of County Commissioners to
be held Tuesday, June 29. 1993 at 5 pm EDT.
Comm. Hammond discussed a letter from
Florida State University stating that the Florida
Constitution specifies that after .each. decennial
census the Board of County Commissioners shall
divide the county Into districts of nearly equal pop-
RECREATION FUND FOURTH OF JULY CELE-
BRATION PORT ST. JOE
Comm. Hammond motioned to donate $200
from his recreation fund to the City of Port St. Joe
for their annual Fourth of July celebration. Comm.
TIaylor seconded the motion and It passed 4 0
(Chairman Peters was absent):
MANDATORY SOLID WASTE PICK-UP
Acting Chairman Yeager requested'that At-
torney Floyd research any alternatives the Board
may have regarding special assessments on the
tax roll for mandatory solid waste pick-up. He stat-
ed that this was recommended by the Solid Waste
Committee and that the Board should begin prep-
ADVeRTISE FOR BIDS DREDGING SIMMONS
Acting Chairman Yeager requested permis-
slon from the Board to advertise for bids for dredg-
ing the Simmons Bayou ditch anid to have county
Engineer Ralph Rish to provide the specifications.
The Board had no objections.
HEALTH CARE SERVICES AGREEMENT
county Attorney Floyd stated that the form
used for the Health Care Services Agreement was
WHITE CITY WATER SYSTEM
Attorney Floyd stated that the validation of
the bonds for the White Clty Water System was itt
the appeal period.
There being no further business and upon
motion by Comm. Hammonod, second by Comm.n.
Traylor and unanimous vote, the meeting did then
adjourn at 8:09 p.m. EDT.
Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
/s/ Benny C. Lister
Port St. Joe, Florida
June 29. 1993
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners met this date in special session .with the
following members-present: Chairman Ntathan Pe-
ters, Jr., Commissioners Wanrren J. Yeager. Jessie
V. Armstrong, Michael L. Hammonod, anmid Billy E.
Others present were: County Attorney' J.
Patridk Eloyd. Clerk Benny C. Lister, Chief Deputy
Clerk Doug Birmingham. Deputy Clerk Debbe Wlb-
berg, Administrative Assistant/Emergency Manm-
agement Director R. Larry Wells, Building Inspec-
tor Don Butler and Sheriff Al.Harrison.
The meeting was called to order at 4:04
Coimm. Hammlmmond opened the meeting with
prayer and Chairman Nathan Peters. Jr.. led the
COUNTY WIDE VOTING COMMITTEE
Attorney Tom Gibson, representing the
County Wide Voting Committee, presented the
findings of the Committee and discussed the vari-
ous systems available for county wide voting. He
After discussion regarding the recent leaks:
on the first floor roof of the Port St. Joe court-
house. Comm. Hammond motioned not to pay
Fisher Constriction for the roof replacement until
the Board is completely satisfied with the roof.
Comm. Yeager seconded the motion and it passed
OLD WEWA COURTHOUSE PAY REQUEST
Building Ins. Butler presented apay 'request
from Fisher Construction for the remodeling of the'
Old Wewa Courthouse in the amount of $9,400
and $8,000. After discussion, the Board tabled
payment of these pay requests.
Comm. Hammond motioned to recess until 8
p.m. EDT'at which time the Board would award
Card of Thanks
The family of Bud Williamson
wishes to thank all of our friends
and neighbors who offered com-
fort and support, in our time of
sorrow. We would especially like
to thank the ladies of the High-
land View Assembly of God and
the Highland View Church of God
who nourished our bodies as well
as our souls.
The Williamson Family
stated that at-large voting is available and dis-
cussed the necessary steps the Board would nited
to take to achieve county wide voting. The Board
expressed their appreciation and thanks for the ef-
forts of Mr. Gibson and the County Wide Voting
Commi ttee. .
MEDICAL EXAMINER COMMITTEE
Chairman Peters discussed his recent meet-
ing with State Attorney Jim Appelman regarding
the hiring of a medical examiner for the 14 th Judi-
cial circuit. Chairman Peters passed the chair to
Vice Chairman Yeager and motioned to appoint a
Medical Examiner Resume Review Committee con-
sisting of Brian Upton. Ricky Comforter, John Gil-
more, Admin. Asst R. Larry Wells and Chairman
Nathan Peters' Jr.. to review the resumes for. the
position of medical examiner and present a recoim-
mendation to the Board. Comm. Hatmnond see-.
onded the motion and It passed unanimously. Act-
Ing Chairnmai Yeager returned the chair to
Chairman Peters. .
.Comm. Traylor requested an update regard-.
ing the Implementation of the Nuisance Ordi-e ,
nance. Attorney Floyd stated that the next step
would be to appoint a Special Master t to the Cod' '
Enforcement board. He also noted that ai,.i,ter
public hearing will be held on July 13. 1993 at 8
p.m. EDT for additional input from the public re
garding the Nuisance Ordinance.
CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD SPECIAL MAS-
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Comm. Hammond. and unanimous vote, the
Board agreed to appoint William E. Kuyper as Spe- -
cial Master of the Code Enforcement Board. ,
Upon request from the County's workei's'I
compensation insurance company. Comm. Ham-
mond motioned to table any disciplinary action
against Vince Taylor until further notice from the
Insurance company. Comm. Yeager seconded the
motion and it passed unanimously.
PERSONNEL POLICY HOLIDAY PROCEDURE'
Chairman Peters passed the chair to Vice
Chairman Yeager and motioned to adopt 'the fol-
lowing holiday procedure as follows: Any holiday
observed by the Board of County Commissioners
that falls-on a Saturday will be observed the pre-
ceding Friday and If it falls on a Sunday. It will be
observed the following Monday. Comm. Traylor.
seconded the motion and it passed unanimously'.
BARGAINING UNIT INCREASE
This item was tabled until Mr. Wells could
be present for discussion.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INDUS-
TRIAL RD. AND HWY. 98
Chairman Peters discussed the New High-
land view Bridge and the need for an access road
under the bridge. After discussion,. Chairman Pe- ,
ters passed the chair to Vice Chairmlan Yeager and
motioned to proceed with declaring th property un-
der the New Highland View bridge an "eminent do-
main." The motion died for lack of a second. Acting
Chairman Yeager returned the chair to Chairman
Peters. Chairman Peters requested that Comm.
Hammond meet with Mr. Nedley of St. Joe Paper
Company and report tot the Board at their 'next ,
special meeting on July 6, 1993.
LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS ACT' -
Building Ins. Butler discussed the permit
fees for the "sign ordinance: which is a part of the
Land Development Regulations Act that had been
previously approved by the Board. After discus-
sion, Chairman Peters asked that County Atomney
Floyd and Building Ins. Butler meet and make
their recommendations to the Board at their next,
LETTER APPROVAL '
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond, second
by Comm. Yeager, and unanimous vote. the Board
approved letters to the Medical Examiner Resume
Review Committee, Amy Shackleford. President of
the NAACP Gulf County Branch. Vivian Zarickli -
Florida Counties Foundation, and Allen Rdams,
Bureau Chief of Special Programs Small County
Technical Assistance Service.
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond, second
by Comm. Yeager, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved a letter to Gulf County Property Apprais-
er Kesley Colbert'regarding the 10-year exemption
for Material Transfer, Inc. :
BARGAINING UNIT PAYRATE INCREASE'
Admin. Asst Wells requested that the board
provide him, with a payrote Increase iguri for Ihe
union contract negotlauoms. Chairmnnan Peters smi- -
ed that a figure of three percent will be used dur-
ing the budget session and recorpmended Mr.*
Wells use this figure. -..
COUNTY ATTORNEY/BUDGET AMENDMENT
Comm. Hammond motioned to amend the
budget by transferring $6,000 to County Attorneyr
and Professional Billing from Professional Engi-
neering Services, with a sUpulation that a $2.000
cap be placed on the Altorney's monthly billing.
unless the Board approves otherwise, and forMW.j;
Floyd to allot the uime In his moInhly billing .or,
Board meeting Commn. AAhnlsrong'second elthe;
motion. After discussion. the moUon passed witl b,,
Chlarmar Pelers. Comms. 'Armstriog anid Ikam-
mond voUng yeas and Comm. Traylor and Yeager
voUng no. Comm. Traylor opposed because he had
previously stated that the the County Attorney
budget would run out of money before the end of
the budget year and noted that this was nothing
personal against Mr. Floyd andthat Comm. Yeager .
had previously stated that a change of attorneys
during the fiscal year would cost the County addl-,
SPECIAL MEETING JULY 6, 1993
Comm. Hammond requested that County re-
districting be added to the agenda for the Special'
meeting on July 6, 1993 at 5:05 p.m. EDT.
There being no further business and upon
motion by Comm. Hammond, second by Comm..
Traylor and unanimous vote; the meeting did then
Sadjourn at 5:13 p.m. EDT.'
Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
/sl BennyC. Lister
Port St. Joe,.Florida" "
July 6, 1993
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sloners met this date in special session with the.
following members present: Chairman Nathan Pe-'
ters, Jr.. Commissioners Warren J. Yeager. Jessle
V. Armstrong, and Michael L. Hammond. Comm.,
Billy E. Traylor was absent.
'Others present were: County Attorney J:d
Patrick Floyd, Clerk Benny C. Lister, Chief Deputy
Clerk Doug Birmingham. Deputy Clerk Debbe WIb-
berg. Admmnistrauve Assistant/Emergency Man-!'
agemeit Director R. Larry Wells. and Building In-
spector Don Buder
The meeting was called to order at 5:051
Comm. Hammond opened the meeting with
prayer aid Chairman Nataii Peters. Jr., led thea
pledge of allegmince to the flag. -.. '
RECEIVE BIDS (#9293-28) WHITE CITY WA- '
Pursuant to.advertisement .to receive sealed
bids for the White City Water System, the Board
received the following bids: '
Contract N1 Water Mains (including servic-
es, valves, etc.) '
T & A Utilities Contractors -$783,177.90
Air Environmental 542,909.69
Churchwell Dozer & Pipeline 783,177.90
C & B Mechanical 603,410.66 t
North Florida Const. 642,145.45 .
Contract #2 Ground Storage Water Tank
Croai Corporation $80,864.00
T & A Contractors 89,320.00
Precon Corporation 122,427.00
C & B Mechanical 74,555.00 "
/ North Florida Construction 76,228.00
The Board tabled these bids for review and
recommendation.by County Engineer Ralph Rish
and Building Ins. Butler. i
Comm. Hammond motioned to approve a:let-
ter from the Chainnman regarding the selection of
the Medical Examiner for the 14th Judicial Cir-
cuit. Comm. Yeager seconded the.motion and the
motion passed 4 0.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AUD-
IT RESPONSE J
Upon discussion by Buildig Ins. Butler, the
Board requested that County Attontey Floyd re.
spond to the recent audit from the Department of
Community Affairs regarding the CDBG grants.
BEACON HILL PARK GRANT APPLICATION
Comm. Hammond motioned that the Board.
retain Preble-Rish to complete a grant application
for Beacon Hill Park to be paid from Professional
Engineering Services. Comm. Yeager seconded the
motion and it passed 4 0.
Comm. Hamnmond motioned to proceed with
drawing new district boundaries for Gulf County
Comm. Yeager seconded the motion for discussion.
After discussion regarding the upcoming elections
and the legalities. Comm. Yeager withdrew his sec-
ond. Common. Hammond withdrew his motion. At:
torney Floyd stated he would contact Florida State
University In Tallahassee and present the Board
with his findings at the next regular Board meet-
Upon'request by Chief Deputy Clerk Birm-
ingham., Comm. Hammond motioned to pay an adr
ditlonal premium of $375 for coverage of -all volun-
teer firemen into October 1, 1993. Comm. Yeager ".
seconded the motion and it passed 4 0. '
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We appreciate the many ex-
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during our time of bereavement
in the death of our wife, mother,
and grandmother-Frances Chafln.
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the bids for the White City Water System. Comm.
Yeager seconded the motion and it passed 4 0.
The meeting recessed at 5;32 p.m. EDT.
The meeting reconvened at 8 p.m. EDT.
AWARD BID (#9293-28) WHITE CITY WATER
Upon recommendation by County Engineer'
Ralph Rish, Comm. Hammond motioned to award
Contract #1 of bid #9293-28, for the Water mains
(including services, hydrants, valves, etc.) to the
low bidder, Air Environmental, In the amount of.
$542.909.69, contingent Upon further review and
recommendation by Greg Preble, county Attorney
J. Patrick Floyd. and building Ins. Butler. Comm.
Yeager seconded the motion and it passed 3 0
(Commissioner Arinstrong was absent).
Upon recommendation by County Engineer
Ralph'Rish, Comm. Hammond motioned to award -
Contract #2 of bid #9293-28, for the water storage
tank, to the low bidder, C & B Mechanical, in the
'amount of $74,555.00, contingent upon further re-.
view and recommendation by Greg Preble, county
Attorney J. Patrick Floyd, and building Ins. Butler.
Comm. Yeager secomided the motion amid it passed
93 0 (Commissioner Armstrong was absent).
There b.eling no further business and':upon,
motion by Comm. Hammond, second by Comm.
Traylor and unanimous vote, the meeting did then
adjourn at 8:07 p.m. EDT.
Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman-
/s/Benny C. Lister
OFFICE SUPPLY STORE
Phone 227-1278 FAX 2227-7212
304-308 Williams Avenue
THE, STAR. PORT ST. JOB. FL THURSDAY, AUG. 5. 1993
ITnE STAR, rT ST..JO BFu L r 0- sFatbn,%m, A. D.. .o ---
[Cloud is a former resident of
Port St. Joe, educated in local
schools and is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Cloud. He is a mins-
ter and an author.]
This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters
seed on the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets
up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know
how. And by itself the soil produces grain first the stalk,
then the head, then the full kernel in the head. As soon as
the grain is ripe, he puts the sickle to it, because the harvest
Mark 4:26-2 NIV
Waiting. We all hate it. We like fast, instantaneous success.
You can forget that when you. garden. It forces you to slow down.
It teaches you patience. In gardening, as in life, you learn that
there are some things you just cannot rush. I'm not suggesting
that farmers never worry. Waiting and worry seem' to go hand in
hand for most of us. But if you have grown a garden before, you
soon realize the futility of worrying. Farming takes faith. You can
do your very best till, toil, fertilize, weed, fence, and water, but
ultimately you must look to God for growth. I have learned that
about gardening. It is true, whether we like it or not, about most
things in life. You see, a man who plants peas can go and look at
his field everyday. He can clinch his fist, tightening his muscles,
and screech "Peeeeeeeeas Groooooooow!" And those seeds will still
take their merry time to do their thing.
Jesus said life is like that. More specifically, he said, 'The
kingdom of God is like this."' That may not mean life to you, but it'
should. And If it is you will learn to wait and trust.
-fappy 25th Revival at Temple
Anniversary, Thompson Temple F.B.C.
Youth Department will be in revi-
SMo0 & Da'D V val services starting Wednesday,
August 11. through Friday, Au-
gust 13, at 7:30 p.m. nightly.
Speaker for these services
will be Minister Calvin Freeman,
Sa native of port St. Joe. Everyone
is 'cordially invited to attend, be-
cause God has a blessing for you.
New Bethel A.M.E. Church
'will be celebrating Women's Day
on Sunday, August 15, 1993.
They ask that everyone will come;
Love, Cafondra & Car( and help them have a great time
i______n the Lord.
watch the S it: Constitution andionuurnt.
THEUNrTEDMETHODISTCHURCH Por St.o70
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH "
Sunday School ........9:45 a.m. Evening Worship...... 7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship... ..11:00 a.m. Bible Study
Methodist Youth Wednesday............ 9:30 a.m.
Fellowship.............5:30 p.m. Thursday 7:30 p.m.
REV. ZEDOC BAXTER. Pastor
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY
ST. JAMES'* PORT ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET) :
I+++ Sunday School 9:45
+ ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
-. "8:00 a.m. (CT) ,
THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
7 7'r of Port St.Joe
Weekly Meeting Times
Sunday Morning Celebration and Worship 10:00 a.m.
.Thursday Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Intercessory Prayer at The Rock, Mon.-Fr............. 7:00 8:00 a.m.
8:00 9:00 a.m.
Saturday Family Night Intercession 7:00 p.m.
The Rock Teens...................................................To Be Announced
Pastors: Jim and Susan List Office Hours: Monday Thursday
103 Garrison Avenue 9:00 12:00 & 2:00 4:00
Office Phone: 227-2033 Friday: 9:00 12:00
"THE MIRACLE CENTER"
NEW COVENANT MISSIONARY WORLD OUTREACH CENTER...
The Family Church
252 Avenue E, Port St. Joe, Florida Church Phone: 229-8137
Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman
Worship: 11 a.m. Sunday Morning Roundup: 1
WEDNESDAY for Ages 2 Adult
7:30 p.m. Bible Study & Fellowship
"A CHURCH WITH A VISION"
Sponsor of New Covenant Christian Academy K-5 thru 6th Grade
Does not discriminate based upon race, creed, color, or origin.
We Want You To Be
Part oftheFriendly Place
BIBLE STUDY 9.45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP........... 7:00 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP..............11 00 a m WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m.
CHURCH TRAINING ............... 5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
', DANIEL W. DUNCAN Pastor
BUFORD COX ALLEN STEWART
Minister of Min. of Education
Music & Youth
r From the
By Larry A. Mathes
Open letter To All WHS Parents:
Welcome to the '93-94 school year, which begins at 8:05 a.m.,
August 12. I hope you will take the opportunity to visit your school
and support the many activities that occur during the year. Get to
know your student's teachers personally and give them your coop-
eration and support.
As you may know, the steady Increase in classroom interrup-
tions has led to some changes in the Student Code of Conduct. The
major change you need to be aware of will result in some students
being suspended sooner than in 'the past for repeatedly disturbing
classes. This is an attempt to restore teacher authority in the class-
room and to increase learning time for those students who cooper-
The purpose of our school is to educate students. To accom-
plish that, we must have the cooperation and support of students
and parents. The right to an educations does not include the right
to prevent others from receiving theirs. Parents and support groups
have indicated they support this move towards increasing class-
room learning time.
n Also, last year many parents and students felt the school's an-
nual goals were not widely known. For 1993-94 the four main goals
selected by the School Improvement Team for emphasis are:
1. To continue striving to promote the Middle School Con-
cept as much as possible.
2. To provide a range of vocational preparation opportunities
for WHS students.
3. To decrease the number of discipline referrals during the
'93-94 school year.
4. To clearly define and communicate to our community the
goals of the high school.
I Our Vision Statement reads: 'Together, we are committed to
providing the atmosphere and experience to challenge all students
to meet their potential academically, vocationally, and societallyl"
'. Please insist your students bring home a copy of the Discipline
Code and a Handbook. Read these thoroughly and discuss them
with your student. Help them to avoid problems before they occur.
Please call the school of you have questions.
An Open House for parents to pick up schedules and meet
teachers will be held on Tuesday, August 10 from 6:30 8 p.m.
HTTTD.EN'S ATHTH FORUM
Je .r Elizabeth C. Jones, M.D.
Let us discuss children and school as the new school year be-
gins. In order to do well in school, a child usually needs to be capa-
ble of learning, to be healthy, to be happy, and to be motivated.
In the United States, we believe the individual person should
have all possible opportunities to develop his greatest potential.
This is ultimately best for the person and best for the country.
Special education programs are designed to work with children
of all Intellectual'capacities7.'The aim is-to have each child learn and
develop to his greatest potential.-Sbmetimes there Is a problem de-
termining where-the childJ.helongs and where he can perform best.
Average and gifted children need to perform up to their capaci-
ties also. This is not possible if the teacher has to deal with behav-
ior problems and can not teach.
The child's health can best be insured with a healthy diet and
regulated hours of exercise and sleep. If a child should develop an
illness that continues over several weeks, .a home teacher can be
assigned to help him keep up with his school work. Most children
become discouraged and will not try if they are left behind by the
A healthy diet .can best be accomplished by preparing regular
meals and keeping Junk foods out of the house. Vegetables and
fruits should assume a more prominent dietary role. Most people
need to decrease the bread, potatoes, other starches, and sweets.
Meats should be included 2 or 3 times a week with fish, chicken,
and turkey filling more mealtime slots. No child should go to school
without breakfast unless he is eating breakfast at school.
If a parent sends to school a child who is healthy, welltrested,
well fed, and happy, that parent has a right to expect the child to
learn what he Is expected to learn for his age level.
Many factors dictate the make-up of a "happy" child. The child
needs to feel secure at home. He needs friends his own age. He
needs to like his teacher and he needs to be self-confident and una-
fraid. Not much learning will go on if a child is fearful about his
family breaking up or afraid of an abusive parent or apprehensive
,,. about a teacher expecting more than he is able to produce.
What motivates a child to learn? Children are normally inquisi-
tive. They start out asking questions about everything. When par-
ents answer questions, this satisfies and stimulates the child.
When a parent does not know the answer, but sets about finding an
answer, this demonstrates to the child how one finds things out. To
learn should be satisfying, exciting, and rewarding.
When children are learning to read it does not matter what they
are reading as long as the Interest is there. They will become bored
with the same books at home and this is where the library comes in
handy. A planned weekly trip to the library gives the child new
books to read and also lets him know you can find out many things
in the library.
If parents will demonstrate an interest' in the child's school
work, the results will be very rewarding. Any discussions parents
can have with teachers and others at school shows the interest and
stimulates the child. It helps to explore the child's daydream. "I
want to be an astronaut" or "I want to be a scientist." When such
expressions are voiced, go ahead and outline the education required
for such jobs. '
All levels at school will have some homework. A regular time
should be set aside for the child to do this work. He should have a,
quiet area and a good work surface. The television should not be on
and radios should be off. After all the homework is done, then tele-
visions and radios are acceptable unless it is time for bed.
Regular bedtime should be established to allow enough time for
the child to be well rested. This time varies from child to child.
Once established, .the bedtime should remain the same for each
"school night." A little leeway can be given for Friday and Saturday
nights because he will not need to be up the next morning for
school, but Sunday night should be back to regular bedtime in or-
der to be ready for/school Monday morning.
When students; parents and -teachers work together, it is truly
remarkable what can be accomplished for the individual, for the
Family, and for society in general.
EVRON E CM
CHURCH OF CHRIST
10 a.m. Sunday 11 a
7 p.m. Wednesday ...
.m Minister: Tom Skipper 229-8310
Morning Theme: Salvation is in Christ's Church
Message Sunday: The Greatest Thing In The World
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue
Revival Through August
at Highland View Baptist
Every Monday night during
the month.of August, revival ser-
vices will be held at Highland
View Baptist Church. A different
speaker will be conducting servic-
es each time, but all services will
be at 7:00 p.m.
A meal will be served at 6
p.m. for those who have to work
and think they cannot attend be-
cause of fixing a meal for their
Highland View Baptist is lo-
cated on Fourth Street in High-
land View. Everyone is cordially
invited, to .come fellowship and
The Body of Christ Jesus'
Church, 106 Harbor St. in Port
St. Joe, will be holding a revival
August. 16 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Evangelist Elder H. L. Wat-
kins invites everyone to come out
and, praise the Word of God with
Pine Street Overstreet
Sunday School ........... .................... 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study........... ....... 3:00 p.m.
Pastor W.L. Tremaln 12/17-6/93 Phone 648-8144
"The Exciting Place to Worship"
First Baptist Church
102 Third Street
Port St. Joe, Florida
HOWARD BROWNING, Pastor
5 0 : CHURCH
d s, C 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
SUNDAY WORSHIP............................ 10 a.m.
ADULTSCHOOL.......... a .............11.... a.m.
VL 'J "*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
Us Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
>Upy:.-nited Methodist Cha h
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
Lynwood R. Wynne
Sunday School 10 a.m.
Morning Worship 11 a.m..
Evening W orship .............................................................................. 6 p.m ;
First United Methodist Church.
111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church............... 9:00 a.m. CT
Church School.................. 10:00 a.m. CT
Charles M. Parker, Pastor
Office Phone: 648-8820
John Anderson, Music Director
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-12 noon CT
First Union Bank Building
9:00am Sunday School
10am and 6pm Worship
Wed. 6:30pmr prayer service
An Innovative Southern Baptist
Rev. Ken Coots Interim Pastor
Ministers at Large All Members
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250X 4-wheeler. Needs some
work. Lots of accessories. $600 obo.
Call Seth at 229-8142. Itp 8/5-
1978 Kawasakl Ltd. motorcycle
1000 cc, 20,000 miles, great condi-
tion, $1,000. Call 647-5770, Ken.
CASH NOW BUYING
Used Cars and Trucks. Local, and
out-of-state vehicles. Two locations to
serve you. Mayhann Motor, Port St.
Joe, 229-6584, Mayhann Used Cars.
1986 Dodge Daytona Turbo Z,
$1,895. Call 229-6388. Itp 8/5
Start your own business. '90
Mini Chief stump grinder, self pro-
pelled, 32 hp diesel, fits through 48"
,gate, 12" depth, 500 hrs. Super good
condition, $6,200. 647-8070.
NEW YEAR'S SALE*A*BRATION
'92 PLYMOUTH ACCLAIM AC, AM/FM, Tilt,
Cruise, PW, PL, V6, Airbag, Program Car, Remainder
of Warranty, Only 20,931 Miles! SALE $10,650
'93 TOYOTA CAMRY AC, Auto, AM/FM,
Like New, Program Car, Remainder of Warranty,
Only 9,849 Miles! SALE $16,995
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Many Other Vehicles at Similar Savings!
BILT J yCARRGe
DRIVE A MILE, SAVE A PILE!
Highway 98 Highland View (904) 229-6961
21' Starcraft canter console boat,
200 hp Evinrude, tilt trailer, all in ex-
cellent shape, $3,000. Ken. 647-5770.
1986 40 hp Johnson outboard
motor, low hours, very good condi-
tion, $1,500. Call 229-6336 after
5:00. tfc 7/29
4 bedroom, 2 bath beach house,
1 block from water. Call 648-5306.
:3 bedroom house on Cape San
Bias with gulf view, access to beach
by boardwalk, 647-5349, 227-1235 or
229-8899, Joan. tfc 7/29
Country living overlooking We-
tappo Creek, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. 1500 sq.
ft. living space, 26'x56' mobile home,
15x26' grand room, ch&a, fireplace, 2
car garage, 2 util. bldg., 2 covered
porches, one 14'x26' open deck.
swimming pool w/privacy fence,
beautiful landscaped on two 1/2 acre
lots with c/I fence. Call 648-5323 for
14'x60' 2 bedroom mobile home,
St. Joe Beach, $275 month. Call 648-
5323. tfc 8/5
Furnished trailer at Overstreet
for rent. Call 648-5306. tfc 8/5
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Pri-
vate baths or dormitory style. Daily or
weekly rates. Will' renovate to your
taste for lease. 302 Reid Ave., Port St.
Joe. FL 229-8723. tfc 8/5
Wewahitchka, 2 bedroom, good
condition trailer. $275 month. $150
deposit. Call 639.-5664 or 234-6077.
Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tap-
per Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and the
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, en-
ergy efficient const., handicapped
equipped apts., available. Stove & re-
frig. furn., fully carpeted, I bdrm.,
apts., on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity Housing
Complex. Rent is based on income.
This complex is funded by the
Farmers Home Administration and
managed by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more informa-
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
Nice one, two & three bedroom
apartments. Cen. h&a, stove & frost-
free refrigerator, playground available
with parents' supervision. Laundry
rm. provided. Rent determined by in-.
come. Handicap units available. Pine
Ridge Apartments, 227-7451. Equal
Housing. tfc 8/5
OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 8/5
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 8/5
Office Suites Available
1 on First Floor
2 on Second Floor
410 Long Ave., next to law office
Call 904-227-7413 tfc8/,6
* Large 2 bdrm. house, soo' & re-
frig., cen. h&a, screen/ porh, car-
port & laundry rm. .
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove
& refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm, ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
No need for wet carpets. Dry
clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/92
- Yard Sale: 1024 N. 15th St.. Mex-
ico Beach. Lots of good stuff, Satur-
day, Aug. 7, 8 a.m. ltc 8/5
Yard Sale: Bay St. & Hwy. 98, St
Joe Beach. Friday and Saturday. Aug.
6 and 7. ltc8/5
SYard Sale: Saturday, Aug. 7. SL'
Joe Beach, corner of Coronado and
Alabama St., 8 a.m. till 2. Half off
from 10 till 2. ltp 8/5
Yard Sale, August 7th, Saturday.
8 a.m. 125 Bellamy Circle.
Yard Sale: Saturday; August 7th,
8 a.m. until, 1901 Long Ave.
AUOOIE BO* ATIN0FO RNT OR EN
Will keep children in my home, 6
months through school age. Will pick
up from school if need to. Call 229-
6733 anytime. itc 8/5
Housekeeping offered daily or
weekly. Experienced with references
Fully computerized bookkeeping,
7 years experience. AR, AP, general
ledger, payroll, payroll :reports, pick
and delivery. Call 647-3340.
FAYE'S NAIL SALON
TOTAL NAIL CARE
Certified Nail Technician
1905 Long Ave., Port St. Joe
St: Joe Rental-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Port St. Joe 227-2112
; BOB'S PAINT &
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks Body
& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
See or Call BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
AMERICAN LEGION POST 116:
Play BINGO every Thursday night.
Cash Prizes with a $250 game each
Thursday. Games will continue
throughout .the Summer Months.
Next Post meeting will be Sept. 13th
at 8 o'clock in the post home, 3rd St.
and Williams Ave. tfc 7/1
Port SLJoe.Lodge No.,11 ;
^ Reg. Stated Communication
Sst and 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m., Masonic Hall, 214
Donald Scott, W.M.
Fred Nehrings, Sec.
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting:Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 4:00 p.m. & Tues., 8:00 p;m.
All meetings at St. James
Episcopal Church, all times eastern
LAWN CARE & CAR CLEANING
Grass Cutting, Weed Eating,
Raking, Trash Hauled Off,
Car Cleaning, etc.
Call 227-7474 etp
or 227-7599 after 4:30 p.m. 7/8
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
UC. #ER0013168 INSURED
ALAN STRICKLAND 4tc7/29
CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Representative
211 AlIen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
.(904) 229-6460 tfe 8/5
LAEIINS' Falntlng & Fressure Cleanlng
Let Us Do Your Dirt Work
P. 0. Box 1023 Wewahitchka, FL 32465
Marvin Larkins tfc 8/5
Norman Terrell Parrish
New Homes RGs'00562 Mobile Phone 227-5100
Additions & Remodeling WE BUILD TO LAST
All Your Building Needs A LIFETIME!
For Free Estimates, Call 229-8050 o 8/5
Re-Roofing Free Estimates
Eddie "Smarter Than Water? tfe 8/5 Lydia
THE HOUSE, an adult day care
by the day or the hour. 647-5382.
Save on Your
A Gift Shop for
CHILDREN of all Ages.
Books Toys etc.
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636
T.L.C. Lawn Service
All Types of Yard Work
Mowing, Raking, Trinming,
Weeding, Clean Outs
and Roof Sweeping.
Reasonable Monthly or,
Seasonal Rates Available.
Call 229-6435 tfr 7/1
service now offered by
BARFIELD LAWN & GAR-
5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 227-2112
Good Work Doesn't Cost, It Pays'
STUMP REMOVAL. )
Bush Chipping, Stump Gnndingr
Rt. 2 Box 73D Port St. Joe,
W Weather Tight
T Licensed & Insured
Kevin O'Neill, Owner 229-8635
STUTZMAN CONST. CO.
All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lic. #RB0030039. RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
229-8631 t s8/5
Wewahifcika --------- (904) 827-2903
Port St. Joe' "-' 24 hr. service
BILLY JONES QUALITY
A/C and Refrigeration. Repair & Service
Restaurant & Bar Equipment, Appliances
License #RA0066292 a Insured
Free Estimates tfc 7/1
& Income Tax
Wauneta Brewer-'St. Joe Beach
COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Major Appliance Repair David Kennedy
BAYSIDE SERVICE CO.
Air Cond., Refrigeration,
Ice Machines, Washing Machines,
BUTLER BAY RD.
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456
904-229-8656 tfc 8/5
SSt. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center
7_ Tillers t
7 706 1st St.-St. Joe
LOM m m m me m
I sell Watkins' Products. Quall- Alexandra B. Ouellette
ty since 1868. For information call Personal Touch Home Care
227-1635.. 4tp 7/8 Care provided to one patient at
a time Minimum regular in-home
visit 3 hours approved by most in-
surance companies references
Days (904) 229-2748 Even-
ings (904) 227-1859.
ST. JOERENTALLIn nc.-
706 1st St. 227-2112
CATERING & CAS Building
S 1 /5 From Foundation to Finish,
For All Your Building Needs
C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root (904) 227-1199
rake. front-end loader, lot clearing, Fax (904) 229-8470
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.ax
Rt. 2. Box ACiC- Port St. Joe HC-1 Cessrna Drive
Phone 229-6018 8.t/8 Costin Airport
We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
JOHN F. LAW
26 Years of Experience
Injuries and Accidents.
No charge for first conference.
7229 Deer Haven Road, P.C. "tre/s
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe"
(904) 229.8581 /
Port St. Joe,
GULF CO. PLUMBING and REPAIR SERVICE 2c6
Plumbing Contractor Licensed and Insured
INSTALLATION OF WATER & SEWER LINES, REPAIRS, SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
c. ooRF0.066493 229-6435 RESIDENTIAL &COMMERCIAL
Harmon's Heavy Equipment Co.
Specializing In Black Top Soil
BULL DOZERS BACKHOES LOADERS
TRACTORS DUMP TRUCKS
648-8924 or 648-5767 if no answer tfc 8/5
LIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
PORT ST. JOE. FLORIDA tfcs/s 904/229-6821
Yard Sale We're Outgrowing
Everything Big Yard Sale, all items in
excellent condition. Infant car seat,
toddler booster car. seat, white ceiling
fan, mobile, play pen, newborn 24
months. 2T-4T boys & girls summer
& winter clothing & shoes. Toys,
books, baby supplies, household
items, odds & ends. Too much to
mention. 3rd St., Beacon Hill, Satur-
day, Aug. 7, 7 a.m.:- 11 a.m. No early
sales. Cash only.
WANTED: Someone to quilt sev-
eral quilt tops. Materials furnished, if
necessary. Call 229-67731 leave mes-
sage., 2tp 8/6
WANTED: Want to buy children's
Little Golden Books, years 1942 to
1959. Good shape, call 227-1370.
Wanted: Two used boy's bicycles,
single speed with coaster brake. One
16" and one 26". Also large child car-
rier. Call 229-8819. Itp 8/5
WANTED: Young man (24 years
of age), needs full time office-type Job
with benefits. Has accounting certifi-
cate from Tom P. Haney and other
GCCO courses. Hard-working. Refer-
ences furnished. Phone 229-6773 and
leave message. 2tp 8/5
Would like to buy Apple II appli-
cation and program & educational
disks or copies of some. Call 227-
1536. Itp 8/5
LAWN & GARDEN
Small Engine Repair
* Lawn Mowers
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe tfc 8/5-
Serving All. of Gulf County
TRADES and SERVICES
gIWLjA VI Si4-"/
Part time clerk typist specialist
position with State of Florida Child
Support Enforcement office in Port SLt.
Joe. Acts as support staff to supervis-
or and care analyst, as well as pro-
cesslig 'mail & typing legal docu-
ments. Computer experience pre-
ferred. Encuumbent; will work over
contract hours. Send State of Florida
application to Bill Fox, 201 Monu-
ment. Ave.. Port St. Joe, 32456. Clos-
ing date Aug. 23, 1993. Position
#36514. 3tc 8/5
Need dependable lady to be com-
panion with active, elderly lady in
Wewa. Duties to include driving and
running errands, cooking, and clean-
ing. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8-4 p.m., For
more info, call Frank Tillman at 1-
800-342-3019. tfc 8/5
Applications will be accepted
through Aug.. 10, 1993 for the posi-
tion of Ground Technician at Gulf
Coast. Electric Cooperative, Inc. on
Hwy., 33 in Wewahitchka. Minimum
requirements for the position are as
follows: High school graduate or
equivalent; basic knowledge of elec-
tricity; .be mechanically adept; have
ability, tp rapidly acquire a working
knowledge ofj company tools and
equipment; to'undergo continuous on
the job training; learn the policies and
procedures .of Gulf Cast Electric
cooperative; ability to have and main-
.tain a valid Florida commercial driv-
er's license and D.O.T. certification;
ability to successfully pass Gulf Coast
Electric Cooperative's employment en-
trance examination :and^.drug screeri;.,
excellent verbal .and interpersonal
skills to effectively provide advice and
assistance to.members; to work over-:
time hours as deemed necessary to
complete work assignments.
We an an Equal Opportunity Em-'
ployer; We do not discriminate on the
basis of race, religion, color, sex. age,
national origin. veteran status, or dis-
ability. ,ltc 8/5-'
The City of Port St. Joe will be'ac-
cepting applications for,.the following
Part-time Police/Fire Dispatch-'
Application and job, description
may be picked up andreturned to the
Municipal Building. 305 Fifth Street,
beginning Thursday, July 29 August
13. 1993 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
The City of Port SL Joe enforces
a Drug-Free-Workplace Policy and is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Ac-
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
/s/ Jim Maloy,
City Auditor/Clerk 2tc 7/29
Waitress and part-time bar ten-
der. Apply in person after 3 p.m. CDT,.
Top of the Gulf Restaurant, Mexico
Beach. 2tc 7/29
Part-time prop shop attendant.
Golf knowledge helpful. Will train
qualified applicant. Apply in person at
St. Joseph's Bay Country Club.
Wellsprings Home Health Care
taking applications for LPN nurses in
the Wewahitchka area. Call 904-653-
8870. tfc 8/5
Nursing assistant positions avail-
able. Training for certification provid-
ed. CNA positions also available. Ap-
ply in. person, Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. ttfc 8/5
Twin beds, Hollywood style, box
springs, 'excellent condition; $100.
648-8157. Itp 8/5
Sofa & 2 chairs; 5 other chairs &
miscellaneous items. Double wide mo-
bile home, white/black awnings. cor-,:
ner of Court SL & Alabama Ave., next
to Gulf Beaches Fire Station.
Fireplace removed from 1988 mo-
bile home, complete with stack, $250.
Call 639-2738. Itc 8/5
HoEme repairs, painting and car-
peqter work. By the hour. Call Da-
vid, 229-2775. ltp 8/5
Assorted base-, foot-, and basket-
ball rookie cards from 1987-92. Also
1981 Rickey Henderson. Less than
Beckett prices: Call 229-6808 M-F af-
ter 5, all day Sat. & Sun., ask for
Randy." : It 8/5.
Commodore 64k computer. in-
cludes nice wooden desk. keyboard,
monitor, disk drive, several games.
For more information call 229-6671.
Artley flute, $250. Call 229-6994.
Home or business. No travel ser-
vice charges for local jobs. Reasonable
rates. Call 227-1702 Monday Thurs-
day after 5 PM. "Only Your Window
JMan .Knows for Sure". Itinerant Mainte-
nance LiceLse 92409 4Up 7/15
Your trees are worth money to
you and me. Small and large lot
clearing. Mike Carroll. 647-8070.
Cypress swings, chairs, etc. Also
22' travel trailer, self-contained, air,
etc. See at Cantley's Bargain Barn,
Hwy. 71 S., Wewahitchka (6 miles
south of Wewa). tfc 8/5'
Small repairs on houses, lawn
maintenance, painting & trim'
work. Call Billy at 227-1688.
1986 14'x65' Northriver mobile
home, 2 bdrm., 2 full baths, liv. rm. &
kitchen w/pantry washroom. Total
gas stove, oven, heat & air condition-
er, refrig., new carpet throughout,
trailer, 8'x30' deck on 'front, great
condition. Assume payoff. For more
information call 647-8383.
Computerized exercise bike with
challenge course & record program. :
Great shape. Barely used., New $599,
asking $350 obo. 227-1467 after 6 :
p.m. tfc 8/5
Cooper's Welding, aluminum
boat & trailer repairs of all types &
metal fabrications. 886 Hayes Ave.,,
H.V. Call 229-2775. 4tp 8/6
Attention Attention Atten-
tion: Lawn service & tractor work, B
& J Enterprise, reasonable rates. Call:
827-2805 or 827-2876. 52tp 1/7 ;
Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring entire Panama City West-,,
ern Auto company store advertised 1
sale prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid
Ave. tfc 8/5
Western Auto Special. Computer
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.,'
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 8/5
Electrolux and all other vacu-
ums, repairs and sales, bags, any-
thing for any,vacuum and any central
built-in vac's. Callaway Vacuum, Tyn-
dall Parkwray, near Hwy. 22, Pariama
City, FL 32404. 763-7443.'
Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring PanamaC City Western Auto
Co.,store advertised tire sale prices.'
Computerized WHEEL ALIGNMENT.
Sears Card now at Port St Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover 'TOOl 227-1105.
FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.'
Postage and envelope supplied."
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
PAYSI Call 227-1278 to place
CHERYL SUMMERS, Broker/President DICK KALEY, Sales A
'" SANDBAR BAY
year old; berber
BARRIER DUNES Townhouse: Si
waters; 2 BR/2 BA furnished; assuir
fireplace foi only $118,900.
SAND BLAS VILLAS: Sun rises on yc
BR/2 BA Gulf Front cottage, furnished
GULFAIRE: Executive Home, lush lan
3 B~ / 2 BA, gourmet kitchen. Add
SEACLIFFS CONDOS: Large 3 BR /
unfurnished; 3 decks overlooking shim]
LOTS and LAND TI
ST. JOE BAY: 102' x 600' (approx.);
loan, flexible on balance after 20% do
SAN BLAS PLANTATION: Gulf view
paved streets; underground utilities; -
GULF Frontage to C30E: 110'x800'
white sand beach; majestic sand dunes
@1993 Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. An Equal Opportunity Company. 1 Equal
HousingOpportunity. Some Offices Independently Owned and Operated. In Canada. Each Office is,
an -- ndependentlyOwnedandOperatedMemberBrokerof ColdwellmBankerAffiliatesof Canada Inc.
PE SAN BLAS, FL 32456 .
S. (904) 227-1892
FAX (904) 227-3107
Pe ,e tand private; R2B;
carpeting;, Lady. Kenmolre white on
is St. Joe State Park;- flexible'term-s; $7
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY. AUG. 5, 1993 PAGE 5B
3 bdrm. 2 ba. brick home, re-
modeled kitchen, fenced yard.
Deck and shed. 208 16th St.
$58,000. Call 229-2752.
1991 ,28'x70' mobile home on
75'x150' lot, 3 bdrm., 2 bath, cen.
h&a, great room w/f.p., master bath
has jacuzzi tub, cement driveway,
large front deck, 12'xl2' shop in
fenced-in backyard. $65,000. For
more information call 647-8035,
5 acres (2 1/2 cleared) with 1991
14'x52' mobile home, 240' well,
12'x18' workshop, fruit trees, Stone-
mill Creek, $39,500. Call 639-5686.
2 bedroom, 1 bath house on 1/2-
acre lot, 7 miles north of Oversteet.
Call 648-8433. 4tc 7/15
3 bedroom, 1 bath, cen. h&a,
quiet neighborhood, 1 block from
beach, comer of Americus & Magel-
lan, St. Joe Beach. $29,000. Call 229-
2572. 4tp 7/22
Nice one and a half lots on Monu-
ment Avenue. 227-1647. tfc 8/5
Comer lot for sale, cleared with
septic tank. Comer of Alabama & Co-
lumbus St., St. Joe Beach. Call 229-
6666. tfc 8/5
3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, garage,
double carport, appliances, cen. h&a,
on 3 1/2 city lots with large barn, 602
17th St. 229-8372 after 3:30.
1/2 acre lot with septic tank,
$9,500. Overstreet' Road. Owner fi-
nancing, 227-2020, ask for Billy.
Remodeled 3 bdrm., 1 ba. brick"
home, new cen.a&h, water heater &
roof, all appliances, spac. kitchen &
dining rm., privacy fence, sun deck &
workshop, etc. on Ig. lot Energy effi-
cient. $53.000. Call 648-8215 or 227-
1501 or Tom Todd Realty, Inc.
2.73 acres at Sunshine Farms,
Overstreet. Partially cleared, comer
acreage. Owner anxious price
slashed to $12,000. Call B. Given,
227-1467 after 6 p.m. tfc 8/5
Country living 'overlooking We--
tappo Creek, 3 bdrm., 2 ba. 1500 sq.
ftL living space; 26'x56' mobile home, ,
15x26' grand room, ch&a, fireplace, 2
car garage, 2 util. bldg., 2 covered
Porches, one 14'x26' open deck,
swimming pool .w/privacy fence,
beautiful landscaped on two 1/2 acre'
lots with c/1 fence. $56.500. Call 648-
5323 for appt. tfc 8/5
50x150 lot w/2 BR, 14x60 MH
and all improvements. $21,500.
Americus St., St. Joe Beach. Financ-
ing Available. Call 648-5323.
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Rbad, 1 mile bff OVri-street"Road, 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfc 8/5
SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE STAR
un drenched white sands, sparkling Gulf
able mortgage. All this and a snuggle-up
our back door and' sets on your front deck. 2
d. special financing available. Only $99;500.
idscaping; ideal home for lavish entertaining;
a. serene view' of the Gulf. All yours for,
2 1/2 BA GULF FONT units; furnished and
mering white sands and Gulf. $115,000.'
; $12j000 assumable
wn. 4 great homesite
'land interior lots;
8 lots, and all for
Expect the best
Need good home for a wonderful
female dog. An excellent, friendly pet.
Call 229-6962. 2tc 8/5
Small black dog needs good
home, call 227-1631. Two snow white
kittens, one male, one female, call col-
lect 904-653-8218. Itc 8/5
FREE to a good home. One year
old gray female cat. Call 229-8997,
ask for Trista.
Looking for a'CAT FLEA SHAM-
POO that kills quicker and lasts long-
er? Ask BARFIELD'S LAWN & GAR-
DEN, 229-2727 about 1HAPPY JACK
SKAT CAT FLEA SHAMPOOll All new.
Biodegradable. 10tc 6/3
3 BR, 1 ba, brick home on
75'x180' lot. New roof, central
heat & ac. 20'x24' workshop,
very nice. Call for an appt.
227-1795. tfc 7/22
FAX: (904) 229-6556
member of the Florida
Association of Realtors
S.R. 1, Box 223
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Your "Cape San Bias" Rentals
& Sales Specialist:
Barrier Dunes -
Sea Cliffs -
San Blas Plantation-
Secluded Dunes -
Gulf Front Lots -
Over 40 luxurious townhomes to
choose from for your beach
rentals. Enjoy the pool, tennis,
exercise room and a great
community spirit. 30 units for
sale, ranging from $89,900 to
A new beachfront community
with a pool,
A new single family community:
beachfront and beachview lots.
An Exclusive beachfront com-
munity surrounded by St.
Joseph State Park.
Approximately 700' x 100' front-
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL.
FRANK HANNON, Broker
State Certified Residential Appraiser #0001273
Mortgage Rates Are Low, Now Is The: Time To Buyl
Frances Chason 229-8747 Rena Malear
Charles Shoaf 227-7429 Doris Strickland
New Listihg: 1207 Palm Blv.d; 3 bedroom, 2 ba., partially furnished, cen. h/a. Out-
side storage. $75,000.
526 6th St.:Newly updated 3 BR, 1 ba,.raro house; close to town. New roof, cen-
tral H&A, vynyl siding; new wiri-&hldumbing. Great starter or retirement
Shome.. Only $34,000.,
16th St.: 3BR, 1 bath, practically new .central H&A, 10'x20' storage building on 70' x
120' corner lot. Selling with. lots of furnitureincluded. $44,000.
532 Third St.: Handyman Special 3BR, 1 ba. house on'50' x 85' corner lot. Only
PORT ST. JOE
510 8TH ST. 4PLEX, 1 bedroom furnished apartments, good rental record, needs
121 Hunter Circle: 3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry & brick home, central h/a & outside
1616 Long Ave.: 2 story duplex, recently redecorated, good rental record. Owner
says make an offer.
205 Duval St.: 2 bedroom, 1 bath frame home on 60' x 125' lot. Needs some TLC.
-$24,000, Reduced to $18,000.
CAPE SAN BLAS
Gulf front Beach Cottage: Completely furnished 2 BR, 2 BA, kitchen with eating
area, living room, ready to move in! Asking $122,900.00.
3rd Ave., Beacon Hill: Two bedroom, 1 bath home, 3 blocks from the Beach, ideal
for young couple or retired couple, 1 1/2 lots, fenced in yard with fruit trees,
quiet neighborhood: $45,000.00.
'Hwy. 71: Nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath frame home with large kitchen, living room-dining'
room combo, and screened back porch. $32,500. ,
LOTS & LAND
Gulf County Farm Tracts: 2 1/2 acres located comer Bailey. Rd. & Hwy. 71. Mobile
home in need of repairs located on property. $12,000 for all.
Priced to Sell: 2 lots cleared and ready to build on. 177' frontage. $8,600 for both.
Overstreet: 13 acres near bridge and canal' with many nice oaks and fronts on
8th St.: 1 1/2 nice lots, 75'x170'. onl .01,Y 00.
Long Ave.: 2 nice high lots, cleared an ready to build on. $20,000.
Cape San Bias: 270 ft. prime Gulf frontage 600 It deep. Will sell or all part.
Mexico Beach, 43rd St.: Nice canal lot w/ciry dock across street, :7.1 X90'.-,43700 .
Reduced to $33,000.
Chipola Cut Off PRICED FOR QUICK SALE 3 lots ONLY $8,000.00. -
St. Joseph Shores: Owner will listen to offers on this 3 acres with 231 ft. of highway
Howard Creeki: 60 x 130 lot Only $1,800.00
506 9th Street, 3 bedroom, 1 bath house, $375.00 month $200 deposit..
Non-Native Plants and Animals Damaging
lems caused by non-nativ
mals and plants in the.
States have risen to the top
agenda for conservationists
ogists, and resource mai
The integrity of our nation
mining natural ecosyste
now severely threatened by
sions of alien species.
Altnougn nts issue. I
known to ecologists, the
*government lacks an effect
tional program that address
The environmental probl
huge, crossing both state ai
eral jurisdiction, and Is se
eroding the value of our n
natural areas, waterways
coastlines. Present federal
are poorly integrated and w
serious budgetary support.
Alien species invasion
threaten America's remainli
logical diversity at-all levels
eThe Eurasian zebra m
first found in 1988, has
spread throughout much
Eastern United States and i
ly was discovered in Oklaho
has the potential to cause
of America's, endangered
mussels to become extinct.
*In' the Florida Evern
the invasive Australian mel
tree has replaced diverse
flora with monospeclfic sta
trees which have an ext
limited capacity for wildlife
the estimated rate of expan
melaleuca is 50 acres pe
and Threatening Native Ecosystems
prob- The recent large disturbance of the bay, at densities of over
ve ani- caused by Hurricane Andrew has 20,000 per square meter.
United resulted in the devastating The list goes on from Maine
of the spread of alien vine species in to Hawaii. In many cases, entire
s, biol- Dade and Monroe counties' coast- ecosystems are threatened with
nagers. al plant communities and tropical elimination as invading alien spe-
n's re- hardwood hammocks, destroying cies become established. Billions
ms is their ability to recover, of dollars have been spent in the
y inva- *The ruffe, a European fish United States to buy environmen-
released in ballast water in Lake tally sensitive areas to protect
1s well Superior, has led to the precipi- them from pollution and develop-
federal tous decline of native fish popula- ment, yet the biological heritage
ive na- tions in the Duluth region. Poised to be preserved for future genera-
sses it to spread throughout the Great tions is being overrun and lost to
em is Lakes, it threatens the fisheries of non-indigenous species.
nd fed- this.vast region. Federal funding for alien spe-
riously *In the Midwest and Eastern cies management programs is
nation's U.S., hundreds of 'thousands of grossly inadequate. For example,
i, and acres of mature forests have been 109 national parks have devel-
efforts ,invaded by European garlic mus- oped alien plant species control
withoutt tard weed that has replaced di- projects that, if appropriately
verse native wildflower popula- funded, would require a, total
s now tions upon which wildlife depend budget exceeding $46 million. Re-
ng bio- for survival. grettably, only $11 million is pro-
.A few .San Francisco Bay has been ejected to be spent on both inva-
invaded by wave after wave of sive alien plant and animal
nussel, Japanese and Chinese marine or- control projects during the next
s nowf ganisms released in ballast water, several years. Parks in Hawaii
of the and Florida presently face the
recent- threatening the bay's fisheries. greatest threat. However, parks
oma; it First found in 1986, the Chinese from all regions are affected, in-
clam nnw poatf the flnnr nf muih
Causing Environmental Damage
eluding the Great Smoky Moun- gressive alien species that are al-
tains, Acadia, Canyonlands, and ready established.
Glacier National Parks. A group of scientists and blol-
Present efforts to manage in- ogists representing environmental
vasive alien species in natural agencies from around the coun-
areas are costly, piecemeal, and try. Including the Florida Depart-
ultimately futile in the face of ex- ment of Resources, have asked
pending numbers of harmful in- for Vice President Al Gore's help
troduced species. It is imperative in combating this problem. With-
that an effective national program out a strong commitment by the
be created to prevent the importa- federal government, such a na-
tion of harmful alien species; tional program will be impossible
eradicate or contain new infesta- to achieve and America's remain-,
tions; and provide sufficient' ing natural areas will continue to
funds for research into control be degraded by invasive alien spe-
and management of the most ag- cies.
For more information contact
the Department of Natural Re-
sources Bureau of Aquatic Plant
Management at 904-488-5631.
Card of Thanks
The family of Oland R. Home,
Jr., would like to thank our
friends and relatives for the food
and flowers. Thank you also for
the prayers and words of sympa-
thy in our time of sorrow.
The Home Family
John M. Delorme, Broker John Maddox 229-8050
Ellen F. Allemore, Broker Margie Miller 229-6502
647-8939 Judie McCormick 648-8595
Earl Groh 647-3199 Joan Smithwick 648-5374
Joy Holder 64q-8493 Scott Stephens 872-9297
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR THE STATE OF FLORIDA.
COUNTY OF BAY
CASE NO. 93-2057
IN RE: The adoption of:
...- ANTHONY KENINETH TODD .
S. a minor child
by CHARLES JACOB ROBINSON,.
. .NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: MICHAEL BLANKENSHIP
Last known address: 906 Long Avenue
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition
S for Adoption of the above-named minor child has
been fied against you and you are required, to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any. to It
on SANDRA G. ATKINS. ESQ., 405 Oak Avenue,
S Panama City. FL 32401. Petitioners' Attorney, on
or before August 5, 1993. and file the original with
the clerk of this court either before service on
plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter. oLh-
erwise a default will be entered against you for the
Relief demanded In the Petition.
DATED this 23 day of June. 1993.
S Clerk of the Court
/s/Pamrn M. Loper. Deputy Clerk
Publish: July 15,22, 29, and August 5, 1993.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
*'*. BID NO. 0293-34
iThe Bdbrd of County Commissioners of Gulf
County. Florida. will receive sealed bids from any
Person, company, or corporation Interested In sell-
ing the County the following described personal
From any Licensed Contractgr interest-
ed .in constructing a 30 x 50' concrete
floor/metal building at the Gulf Cou;r,
Courthouse. SpecUflcauons may be ob-
tained at the Gull' County Building De-
., apartment, Monday thru Friday. 8.00.
S..am,- 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 5:00 p.m.;,.
EDT. Successful bidder must meet hI
ceased and Insurance requlremeirs of
Delivery date must be specified
Liquidated damaged for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $2500 per
S' a Please Indicate on envelope that Lhis Is a
SEALED.BID. the BID NUMBER. and what the bid
is for; .
SBids will be received until 5:00 p.m., EDT,
'August 10, 1993, at the of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court. Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Fifth
Street. Port SL Joe, Florida 32456 The Board re-
serves the right to reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
/s/ Nathan Peters. Jr.. Chairman
Publish: July 29. August 5. 1993.
S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO 92-12
CLARISSA B. WILLIAMS
OLLIE MAE DAVENPORT,
WILLIED. BASS, WILLIE F. BASS,
DRAYTON BASS AND THE ESTATE
OF MARY LEE BASS,
-, dn NOTICE OF ACTION
TO WILLIE D.BASS.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a
mortgage on the following property in Gulf county,
Florida has been filed against you:
BEGIN at the Northwest comer of the -
East half of the Nord',est quarter of
the Northwest quarter. SecUon 23.
S Township 4 South. Range 10 WesL.
and run East along Seclton line divid-
ing Sections 23 and 14, Towanshp 4
South, Range 10 West, .for 72 feet .
thence South to SRp thence run North-
westerly along the North side' of the
old Panama 'City and Wewahitchka
road where same intersects the sec-
tion line of said land lying and be-
tween in the Northwest quarter of the
S".Northwest quarter of Section 23.
S. Township4 South, Range 1.0West.
'- You are required to serve a copy of written
defenses. if any, to It on:
CHARLES A.'COSTIN, Esquire
413 Williams Avenue
SPost Office Box 98
Port St Joe, Florida 32456
Attorney for Plaintiff
on or before August 30, 1993, and file the original
with the Clerk of this court either before service on
PlalnUtis attorney or Immediately thereafter oth-
erwise a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the complaint.
DATED this 27th day of July, 1993.
BENNY C. ULSTER -.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/Lyhne'Renfro., Deputy Clerk
Publish: August 5, 12, 19, and 26, 1993.
S 'NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sloners proposes to adopt an ordinance setting the
rates for use of'the Gulf County Waterwork. and
Sewer System in the Methodist Hill and Williams-
burg areas, the title to said Amending Ordinance
Being as follows:
An ordinance setting the rates to be
charged for use of the Gulf County Water-
works and Sewer System in the service ar-
eas known as Methodist Hill and Williams-
burg: setting water and sewer impact and
connection tap fees, providing for deposits.
-, "outlining means of enforcing payment for
such services, establishing requirements
S for connection, setting up maintenance re-
quirements. prohibiting free service and
penalties for violation and providing an ef-
Notice Is hereby given of the intent to hold
an initial public hearing for comments 'regarding
this ordinance on June 22, 1993, at the regular
meeting starting at 6 p.m. and notice is hereby giv-
t en of the intent to adopt this ordinance at the pub-
lic hearing on the same at the regular meeting of
the Gulf County Commission at the County Com-
mission Meeting Room of tht Gulf County Court-
house complex. 1000 Fifth Street. Port St. Joe.
Florida, on August 24, 1993, at 6 p.m. EDT.
All interesterested parties are invited topresent
their comments at the public hearing at the time
and place set out above,
Nathan Peters; Jr.
BSard of County Commissioners
Clerk of Circuit Court
Gulf County, Florida.
Publish: August 5. 1993.
ENJOY THE SUMMER AT THE: BEACH
5 bdrm., 3 bath, 2 kitchens, SPACE! Privacy outside shower, gar-
age with utility room, large deck upstairs Beautiful sunsets arid
unobstructed gulf view. Dedicated beach across highway.
GREAT PRICE $98,500.
Grand Isle Subd. Nan Nook Dr., Lots 6 & 7, Block A. Unit 15 -
75'xl112' each very nice lots. $25,900 for both or $13,500
7th St. -Lot 6, Block C. unit 14, 100' X 158.33' $16,500.
Gulfaire Dr., Lot 6, Blk. D0 nice large vacant lot, great loca-
310 2nd Ave., Beaco n III Duplex, 1 bdrm., 1 ba. each
side, furnished. $66,500.'
Hwy. 98 & 20th St.: Was $85.000. NOW $70,000. Good locanon. Rental In-
vestment 4 bd., 3 baths, porches
Hwy. 98 & 201h St.: 4 bd.. 3 bath, good location. For investment/ ren-
312 Halley Drive -iErst lime home buyer .3 bd., .1 ba., excel. cond.
Good neighborhood. Front & rear deck, assumable mortgage,
238 Nan Nook Excel lqk~ir Grand Isle Subdivi-
sion. Nice quiet nelg2Alt 'lt-2'd, 'W*J.'th/a. 75'xl00' lot, less'
than 10 years old. Owner financing available. $55,000.
309 Halley Drive,: 3bdrm., 2 ba.. garage, carpet/tile floors, garage,
assumable loan, call for details. Reduced $62,500. Make offer.
502 Cathey Lane, Lg. doublewlde mobile home. Cen. h/a, 2 bdl. 2
ba. w/refrig., range, washer, dryer, util. rm., workshop, front screened
porch, plus rear porch. Just under 1 acre, fully fenced,. Reduced
720 Fortner Ave. 3 bd., .1 1/2 ba, mobile home, until. rm., screen porch,
garage w//workshop, partially fenced, possible owner financing. Re-
duced from $58,000 to $55,000. .
CAPE SAN BLAS
Cape San Bias: 100' on beachfront (1.66 acres), was $150,000. NOW
Spacious condos. Great View of Gulf & bay. Liv rm. w/f.p., 2 bd., 2
ba., 1 upper level unit furn. $69,500. Lower level furnished, $65,000
Large 1 level unit, grand view of gulf & beaches. 2 bd., 2 ba. condo.
LIv. rm. with f.p., unfumrn. $62,500.
3rd St. & 5th Ave.: 2 bd, 1 1/2 ba. mobile home, cathedral ceiling,
sold furnished, screened porch, washer/dryer hook-ups. Excellent
SCondition. Priced to sellal tS32.500. .
:Beacon Hill 3rd Ave. Nice 1984 14 x60 Scot mobile home. 2 bd. 1
'ba., custom built. masonite siding, shingle roof, other extras S35.000
2ND ST.. BETWEEN 3RD & 4TH SlS'I MOBILE HOME, 2 BD,, 1 BA.
$25,000. S ULU
1501 HWy.. 98 ONE QIJT rl1 I~IMILY BEACH FRONT
HOME 3 bd.,, 1. 1/2 b M Itcb,t r 7, enclosed sunporch;
Dolphin Run #7 Completely furnished townhome, tastefully decorat-
ed; Sit on deck, and enjoy beautiful view of gulf, $110,000,
End of Cortez St. Triplex at St. Joe Beach. Lg. 3 bd., 2 1/2 ba., cov-
ered deck, good layout, fireplace, unfurnished, $130,000.
GulfAIre Townhome #9709 Waterfront, nicely furnished, swimming
Spool & tennis court privileges. $96,500.
GulfaIre Townhome #9803: Unfurnished 2 bd., 2 1/2 ba. In excel. cond.
Primary use has been used mainly weekends by family. Not on rental
GulfAIre Townhome #9821 Beautiful 2 bd., 2.1/2 ba., $98,500 unfur-,
nished, $105,000 furnished.
South 39th St.: Nice 1 bd., 1' ba. townhome, furnished, end location.
Excellent rental record,$54,000.
Corner of 3.1st St. -Duplex each side of duplex has 1 bd., 1 ba., neat-
ly furnished. Good rental history, $85,000,
101-A Miramar Dr. 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome, furnished, new car-
pet, Ig. landscaped corner yard with sprinkler system & priv. fence.
Waterview from 2nd floor. Convenient location near marinas; Pier Rd.
& Canal Parkway. $69,900.
101-C Miramar Dr. 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. furnished townhome, water view
from bedroom balcony, landscaped backyard, great location, near
Canal Park & Pier, $59,900.
37th St. Gulf White Sands #1 Completely furn., 2 bd., 2 ba., town-
home, close to Gulf. $63,000.
37th St. Gulf. White Sands #3 Completely furn., 2 bd., 2 ba., excel.
rentals, completely furnished, just steps to pier & gulf. $63,000.
37th St. Gulf White Sands #2 Completely furn., 2 bd., 2 ba., excel.
rentals, completely furnished, just steps to pier & gulf, $63,000.
37th St. The 3-C's I JJ tl Q, r':TAL.'- 2 bd., 2 ba., neatly
furnished. Good renaligT'7V S2, .....
117 40th St. Apt. #2 2 bd., 1 ba., furnished, close to beach, re-
duced to $37,000. Make offer. .
400-C GulfAire Dr. Easy walk to beach. Tennis court & swimming pool
facilities. Lovely home In triplex, 3 bd., 3 ba., stone f.p, garage & oth-
er amenities. Ideal for yr. round living or vacation home, $71.500.
GulfAire Dr. Triplex, two 3.bd., 2 ba. units and one I bd., 1 ba. unit,
very nice, good Investment, all 3 at $155,000 or will sell Individually for
$69,900 ea, 3 bd., units & $34,900 1 bd. unit.
S" UMMER SIZZLERSI
309 Hatley Drive, Mexclo Beach: 3 bedroom. 2 bath, garage,
carpet/tilefloors. Call for details. MAKE OFFER. $62,500.
ST. JOE BEACH
St. Joe Beach 235 Santa Anna $65,000. Comfortable home on 2
lots with 2 seotlc tanks. Two bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath. Great room with
brick fireplace. Screened porch, storage shed. -eI
Atlantic St.: Enjoy Gulf breezes from porch of this 2 bd., 1. ba. beach
cottage wihn Florida rm. Completely fenced Nice level trees yard
Storage building/workshop. Furnished 1/2 block to beach. Call for
Corner 61 Alabama & Ponce de Leon. 2 bd on nice 75'x150' lot. Home
has 16x30' screened porch that could be easily enclosed as a third in-
cludes S7.000 lacuzzi. Nicely landscaped lots with decking and out-
side storage. Must see. $74,500.
135 Desoto St.; 3 bd.. 1 ba. home on Ig. comer lot. gulf view from roof
deck. 1 block tobeach.S $65.000 '
Coronado St."'- A must see! 1988 3 bd., 1 ba. v MH. completely fenced.
Beautifully !andscaped. $49.900.
240 Santa Anna St. Home for family or weekend living Liv.. din. rm.,
kit., .2 Ig. bd., 2 ba., wrap-around deck. Septic system allows another
bedroom. $65,000. ,
Coronado #7 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome. unrestricted gulf view,:fur-
nished, nice. Reduced to $65,000 Make ottffer
Columbus Sl. nicely furnished 3 bd., 2 ba mobile home, 1 1/2 blocks
to beach. $40,000.
Casa Del Mar St. Joseph Shores Great buy for home across street
from beach. 2 bd., 1, 1/2 ba. townhome, turn., $39,900 each or
$159.600 tor all four.
Ponce do Leon 2 bd., 2 ba. mobile home, 14'x70' Fleetwood, two
lots, 75'x100 ea. $39,900.
PORT ST. JOE
512 9th St. 3 bd., 1 ba. frame house Large 75'x170' lot. Priced to sell
1314 Marvin Ave. Nice 3 bd., 1 ba. block house. Home is In Immacu-
late condition.' Has city .water/sewer, Irrigation well. H ome sold with
stove, blinds, ceiling fans and utility house,' $47,000.
Cape Plantation 103Plgnlatlon Dr ye A great home for the golfers
3 bd.. pluUNDER I l T-RA 100 sq ft. approx Small equity
& assume Great Pricel 15,00G REDUCED TO $99,500.
206 101h St. 3 bd., 1 ba. home, new kitchen cabinets, carport, near
churches, nursing home, $39,900. I
2004 Juniper Ave. Comfortable 3 bd., 1 1/2 bq. brick home; Just re-
done, swimming pool, 1 1/2 lots, good 'price, S85,0099 Reduced to:
WEWAHITCHKA, HOWARD CREEK, WRITE'CITY
White City 154 Volunteer Street front and back screened porches,
carport, large (22016) workshop/storage building with electric pump
house/well Home has 2 bedrooms, one both. wooden floors, 'carpet
& tile. stove refrig, window A/C In very good condition $35,900.
E. River Rd., Looking for privacy, lovely home & fishing? This Is iti 2 bd.,
2 ba brick home. ch/a, fp. appliances. Outside fish-cleaning sinks,
brick BBQ. on ex Ig. concrete patio. Terraced, down to large deck,
boat house and dock. Also furnished 12'x16' guest house. All on pictu-
resquely landscaped 100'x425' lot with chain link fence. Must see to
Land's Landing Evergreen Drive 1983 14'x67' mobile home 3 bd., 2
ba. New septic tank & well January 1992. Central a/c & cen. gas
heat. Appliances included Equity & assume mortgage, if qualified;
Howard Creek Great fishing,.year-round living. 3 bd., 1 ba., mobile
home, turn., storage shed, well, screened porch, $32,500. 1 Acre
White City 3 bd., 1 ba., approx., 1,900 sq. ft.,'fireplace, lots of ameni-
ties, nice lot located on Charles,Ave. $50,000.
Overstreet area $60,000, Property 467'x467' (before bridge), sold with
295' communications tower, utility shed, fence.
Wetappo Creek, end of Miller Ute Lane: 3 bd., 2 ba. unfurnished mo-
bile home. Two storage sheds, ch/a. Has. screened porch, deck,
beautiful view of Wetappo Creek. Located on over an acre lot
406, N. Canal St. Watch the boats 'go by from your comfortable 2 bd.,
2 ba. stucco home with 100' on Intracoastal Canal, ch/a, all elec.,
priv. fence, 2 storage bldgs., satellite dish. Peaceful neighborhood -
Waterview (dedicated waterfront), 1.5 acrse, mobile home, 2 bd., 1
ba. Was $3pK, NOW $27,500.
1616 Pine St. Brick home on beautiful wooded lot, 3 bdrm., 1 ba., front
& rear porches, paved street, new roof. 3 plus car garage, chain. link
fence, storage shed, room for garden. $49,500. Possible owner financ-
W. Forest St. 1982 60' 2 bd. furn. mobile home w/porch & storage
shed, well & new pump. Located on leveled, treed lot, approx. .663
acres. Call for directions. $28,500.
7th St. 1988 Double wide Mobile Home on 3 lots. Custom features,
deck, chain link fence, $33,000.
Hwy. 98 Building behind truss plant. Approx. 1 acre w/bldg, and 3
phase power to site. $33,500.Reduced to $25,000.
PORT ST. JOE
506 First St. Commercial bldg., auto body repair and point shop.
About 4,500 sq. ft. with 5 hp air compressor. $39,000.
2.5 plus acres commercial/industrial with old garage, lots of possibili-
South 39th St. 1 bd, I ba. townhome. Nicely and. com-
pletely furnished. Well maintained unit with very good rental
record. Third unit from the Gulf with a raised dpck that offers
a beautiful view. Very nice! S55.000.
371h St. approx. 75x100 beacnslde. Pier Road ........ .559.900
40th St. & Hwy. 98 approx. 175'x 100'. Lot 1, Block 7,
n. r 5 zoned tourisr/comm ............ ...... $90,000
S. 401h SI. approx. 75 xl00', Lot 2. Block 7. Unit 5 zoned
ourst/com m ....... ................ .. ........... ................ $ 35,000
Corner 131h & Hwy. 98 Lot 3, Business Center 90 x190
com m ..... .. .... .... ....... ............ ..... S120.000
12th St. .-Lot 14, Business Center, 75'x90'- comm. $35,000
ST. JOE BEACH
2001 Hwy. 98. St. Joe Beach,.Commercial, excellent location, 170.5' x
321 22 lot; 198 sq ft. building. S99.003. Make offer!
U.S. 98 between Balboa & Magellan 3/4 block & 1 lot. Permitted for
condos only. 5300.000 -
OTHER PROPERTIES AVAILABLE.
Gulfaire Dr.: Lot 38, lock C. Vacant lot 3UST REDUCED .................15,900
Lot 8, BIk. G, Beacon Road, Sewer tap paid; possible owner financing.
Good location near pool. $22,800.
Beacon Rd.: Lot 9,, Block E, sewer tap paid, nice, level lot, ...,.522,900.
Periwinkle Dr., 75' x 125' lot $23,500
GulfAire Dr. Lot 11. Block C, Phase 2 approx. 75'x125 ..........$29,000.
GulfAIre Dr. -Lot 25 & 26, Block C, Phase 2 -
approx. 72.6'x146' & 73'x150' ............. $17,000 ea.
GulfAIre Dr. Lot 38, Block C, Phase 2 approx. 75 x125........... $17,500
Beacon Rd. Lot 21, Block D, Phase 2 approx. 71'x125' .......... $21,000
GulfAlie Dr. Lot 9; Block G, Phase 2.- approx. 74'x120' -
close to pool &;tennis court $22,800
Sea Pines Lane Lot 6, Block B, Phase 1 approx. 65'xl15' ..... $28,000
GulfAire Dr. Lot 39, Blbck C, Phase 2 approx. 75'x128'
'.-corner lot, close to pool & tennis- courts ...........;.....:...r..... $22,000
GulfAlre Dr. Lot 15, Block C, Phase 2 approx. 85'x125' ...... $22,900
Seventh Street Large lot, 100'x158.33'
Storage building does not stay. $16,500.
South 36th St.: Excellent 75' x 100' lot 4th from water. ......... $55,000.
8th St., between Oleander'& Formtner, 50'x150' $17,500
New Mexico Dr. 2 large vacant lots partially cleared zoned for hous-
es only- :-Both.for only $26,500
Corner of Robin Lane & Hwy. 386-A. Nice vacant lot .................$15,000.
Ready to build? Buy this level, cleared lot on Robin Lane. Survey avail
Robin Lane Unit 17, Block 1, Lot 10 approx. 250'x100' -
Irregular shape, has septic tank, restricted to houses .... $17,500
Azalea St. Lot 18, Block 4, Unit 11 approx. 80'x100' ,
.Azalea St. Lot 19, Block 4, Unit 11 approx. 75'x 00'
Grand Isle Kim Kove Lot 8, Block C, Unit 15 houses ............ $12,000
Halley Dr. Lot 6, BIk A, approx. 87.5'x108' house.......................$10,000
Grand Isle.- Nan Nook & Kim Kove Lot 19, Block D
approx. 71.8'xl 15' houses $11,500
Sea St. Lots 13 & 14, Block 2, Unit 9 approx. 50'x122'-
zoned m.h. or houses $28,500
16th St. Lot 8. Block D, Unit 2 75'x100' $23,500
131' Pine St. Lot 10, Block 6, Unit 11 75'x100' houses ........... $12,500
ST. JOE BEACH
Desoto St. (between' Americus and Alabama), 75'x150' lot, mobile
home or house, $15,000.
Alabama Ave. (between Court & Ward) Unit 2, Lot 7,
Block 47 75'x150' $13,500
Americus & Selma Lot 13, Block 10, Unit 1 approx. 75'x150 $14,000
Americus & Selma Lot 14, Block 10, Unit 1 approx. 84'x150' $15,500
Ward St. Lot 2, Block 47, Unit 2 approx.75'x150' ................... $12,500
Ward St. Lot 3, Block 47, Unit 2 -'approx. 75'x150' ................... $12,500
3rd Ave. between 51h & 6th St. Lot 5, Block 19,
approx. 50'x100' $8,500
3rd Ave. between 5th & 6th St. Lot 3, Block 19,
approx. 50'x100' $8,500
3rd Ave. between 1st & 2nd St. Lot 13, 14 & 15, approx.
50'xl00' each, owner financing- 20% down ................... $7,000 ea.
Beacon Hill Estates Hwy. 386 Lot 9, Block 1, Unit 1
approx. 100'x120' $17,000
Beacon Hill Estates Lucia Ave. Lot 10, Block 1, Unit 1
Approx. 100'x120' $13,000
6th St. Lots 5 & 6, Block 3, Unit 1 Irregular $32,000
" 3rd St. & 4th Ave. Lot 20, Block 22 $13,500
Sunshine Farms 7 + acres, $7,500 per acre. One parcel with septic
tank at $14,500 If sold separately.
Creekwood Estates Lot 17, 1/2 acre $11,000
Sunshine Acres Lot 8, 2.1 acres owner financing ...........$12,000
Highway 386 across fromSunshine Farms 3 +cres..............$17,000
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