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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: November 25, 1993
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25,1993


School Board Offices Moving

Shuffling Headquarters from Courthouse to High School Complex


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School Board maintenance workers Greg Layfield and
Les Gortman place furniture in the new Board meeting
room.


Thanksgiving may be a holiday for
most of the residents of Port St. Joe, but
for the offices of the Gulf County School
District, it will be moving day.
The District offices were "evicted"
from their space in the Gulf County
Courthouse the first of the, yeai by the
Gulf County Commission, who gave them
a gentle boot, in a move to gain space for
other county offices. The Board has been
occupying cramped quarters in the.
Courthouse and anywhere else 'in town
they could find a little office space. for.
nearly 20 years. About the middle of next
week, all offices of thesystem will be un-
der one roof.
Superintendent of Schools Walter
Wilder said, 'The County did us a big fa-
vor by boosting out of our offices in the
Courthouse. It will be the first time since
I have been Superintendent that I will
have an office with a window in it."
STARTED MOVE YESTERDAY
The Board started moving desks,


chairs and equipment yesterday
[Wednesday] into newly provided quar-
ters in the former vocation class building
directly behind the Port St. Joe High
School. The space has been renovated by
school maintenance personnel during the
year, at a cost of $90,000, providing
some 6,000 square feet of space for the
District brain center.
"We'll have twice the space we had in
the Courthouse, which will allow us to
bring in the people now occupying the
former Ward Ridge City Hall building and
make it easier to do our work," Wilder
said.
"Our people have done a superb job
in renovating these old auto repair,
shops, carpenter shops and buildings
.constructed and designed for vocational
training into comfortable and beautiful
offices for our district." Wilder said. "Also,
it will be the first time since I have been
Superintendent we will have a board
meeting room in which more than a half


dozen people can attend, comfortably,
the business meetings of the District."
ADEQUATE SPACE AVAILABLE
The new offices feature a large meet-
ing room, private offices, to be used by
state auditors at their request, adequate
office and work space for the entire staff.
Most of the offices are in areas of semi-
privacy, with walls about six feet high di-
viding the different work spaces, provid-
ing an open atmosphere with a degree of
privacyto each officer.
Wilder said the move should be com-
pleted by the middle of next week. "Hope-
fully by Wednesday of next week, we will
be totally located in our, new quarters
and ready to meet the public."
In the meantime the move goes on.
Computer wiring is in place ready to re-
ceive the terminals' cabinets which will
be installed Friday; carpet was being fin-
ished Tuesday and the finishing touches
put on the outside of the building.


Plans for Christmas Festival, Parade Students Are Given


Day of Celebration
Final plads have been pre- in
pared for the ;staging of Port St. ic
Joe's first day of Christmas festi- Cl
val and parade activities, sched- sp
uled for Saturday, December 4.. chl
Port St. Joe initiated' the an- to
nual Christmas Parade nearly 40
years ago in the Panhandle of
Florida, which has since become
the normal pre-holiday activity
for most cities and towns in north
Florida. The Festival day com-
bined and highlighted by. the
Christmas Parade is now a "first"
fori the Panhandle.
The special day of ushering in
the holiday season is anticipated
by the Merchants Association and
the Chamber of Commerce to be
well accepted by residents of the
City and surrounding communi-
ties and they plan to make it an
annual event at Christmas-time.
Final plans were 'laid last
week end, with festival chairper-
,son, Tonya Nixon reporting the
special day, geared at welcoming
Santa Claus to the County, will
also be filled with special events
,going on all day long. "We have
several crafts makers and food
preparation people who have said'
they will have things going on
throughout the entire day," NLxon
said.
Something of special interest
will be a center where the chil-'
dren can gather and make Christ-
mas ornaments for the City
Christmas; tree, being erected
alongside the City Hall. A large
supply of ornament materials has I
been' purchased by the mer-
chants to be used for this pur-
pose. The ornaments will actually I
be hung on the Christmas tree
during the day.
Many other activities are be- no


, Dec. 4, Will Mark Beginning of Christmas Season


g planned, such as photograph-
sessions of children with Santa
aus. The sessions will be
read out through the day, so all
lildren will have an opportunity
have their picture made.
PARADE AT 4:30
The parade is already larger


than anyone can remember in re-
, cent years. Additional entries are
expected during this final week
prior to the parade. The parade
will feature bands. floats, singing
groups, horses, special entries,
antique cars and a host of other
interesting entries.
After the parade the crowds


will gather at the Christmas tree
for the official lighting ceremony
with Christmas carols sing by
several choirs from Port St. Joe
churches.
The merchants urge you to
make your plans now to be
present all day long, Saturday,
December 4.


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Youth walking to school from the east can path, avoiding having to walk in the street
ow approach the school complex along this along busy Niles Road.,


Walkway on Niles Road

to Avoid Traffic Danger
The city of Port St. Joe; completed work this week on a pedes-
trian crossing over Chicken House Branch near the Port St. Joe
High School, allowing pedestrian students a safe route to the
school grounds without being forced to walk in the heavily-
traveled street.
City. Commissioner Johnny Linton suggested recently that
the City construct a crossing of some sort where Niles Road
crosses the creek making it safer for students walking to and
from school in the Garrison Avenue/Ward Ridge/Pine Ridge vi-
cinity.
Linton was disturbed by the- potential danger to children --
walking west on Niles Road and faced with the limited walk
space at the crossing.
The City fathers have been concerned about the danger of
the crossing for some time, but were taking the avenue of trying
to secure an easement from one or two Ward Ridge residents in
the curve of Barbara Avenue, to provide a crossing to the school
grounds before reaching Niles Road. This solution would only
provide a solution to the problem for Ward Ridge children.
NEEDED RIGHT-OF-WAY
A month ago, Linton again brought the subject,up suggest-
ing the City try to secure right-of-way from Gulf County along-
side Niles Road and build a foot bridge across the branch to take
pedestrian traffic off the street. The County subsequently offered
the right-of-way to the' City. The Commission Instructed public
works superintendent Frank Healy to look into the problem and
try to come up with a solution which would provide the needed
relief with a minimum of problems. The City envisioned the ne-
cessity of securing state permits to cross the branch with a foot
bridge, which they had no inclination to get Involved with.
Healy came up with the solution shown at left, with includes
three 48-inch drain pipes under a fill provided for a walkway'
from the shoulder of Niles Road onto school property.
DISCUSSING SIDEWALK
The City and the County have under discussion a joint pro-
ject to construct a sidewalk along the route also. Sidewalks were
constructed approaching the High School complex from the west
side a few years ago, to fill a need of pedestrians approaching
from Oak Grove and south Port St. Joe. The sidewalk approach-
ing the school from the east would correct a possible hazard
from both approaches.


New Mullet FishngRules Take


Effect, Limit Catch and Time


A ruling by the Florida Marine Fisheries which
became law last Friday, will mean a lean Christmas
for commercial fishermen in Gulf County and a
shortage of the marine delicacy, roe mullet, during
this present season. According to fishermen in the
Port St. Joe area, the roe mullet began their run in
October, which will continue through December.
, Rules by the FMC, which went into effect Friday,
November 19, state mullet fishermen must stop their
fishing activities at noon Friday and may not resume
until Monday at noon. This effectively reduces the
fishing time a third and may prevent catching roe
mullet completely due to the fact the fish run may be
during the closed hours.
The law is meant to protect the species by limit-
ing the catch until the mullet can spawn.
The mullet "run" in the fall to their spawning
grounds, laying their eggs and returning to their nat-
ural habitat.
RULE NOT NEEDED HERE
Gene Raffield, local commercial fisherman, says
the law may be needed some places in Florida, but it
is not needed Ihere. Raffield says, "We have been
keeping records of our mullet catches for 40 years
and it hasn't varied by 10% over this length of time.
We have always produced from 900,000 to a million
pounds of mullet during the roe season, year in and
year out. The volume hasn't changed any."
The FMC claims their rules will allow some of the
mullet to escape to lay their eggs, thus rebuilding
the species, which they claim is in decline.


In addition to the limited time to fish each week,
the new rules will limit catches per boat to 1,000
pounds after the roe season is over. "Again, the law
effectively puts us out of the millet business because
we're geared up to catch thousands of pounds a trip.
A .catch of 50,000 pounds is not unusual. If we're
limited to 1,000 pounds a boat, we can't even pay to
operate that boat on 1,000 pounds of production,"
Raffield said.
PREDICT A SMALL CATCH
'"I predict we will net a total of 150,000 pounds of
mullet this year, under the new regulations. This is
the most expensive fish we catch and .when we re-
duce our harvest from 1 million down to 150,000
pounds it effects us drastically," according to Raf-
field.
Other fishermen are in the same situation as
Raffield. "Only the mom and pop operations can sur-
vive under the new rules," the fisherman said. "With
a limit of 500 pounds per fisherman and 1,000 per
boat the small boat operators can survive, but not
the larger fishermnnen."
"Waters around here ate unique," Raffield said.
"While waters in other parts of the Gulf of Mexico are
deteriorating, they are actually improving here in
Gulf County, and have been for several years. We
have an abundance of fish here, but we must abide
by the same rules as everyone else." Improvements
in contributors to waters in St. Joseph Bay have
drastically improved them over the past years.


Dr. Prugh Describing Main Street Work to Commission
Dr. Pete Prugh of the University of Florida, rejuvenate the downtown through improvement
standing, is shown presenting his suggestions of facade and infrastructure. Some three years
for renovating Reid Avenue and downtown Port in the planning, the project is scheduled to seek
St. Joe to the Port St. Joe City Commission last methods of funding beginning after the first of
Tuesday. Prugh has been working in conjunction the year, with actual changes getting under way
with the Merchants Association in an effort to in the fall of the year.


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THE STAR

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25,1993


Hunker Down with Kes


by Kesley Colbert


Years Of Plenty


Let Us Be



Thankful

For a Land of Plenty

As we observe Thanksgivirig in our nation today, we all
should pause to. express our thanks to God for all the
many blessings we have experienced as Americans during
the past year. In spite of'the bumpy times, the unfortunate
experiences we have all been involved with, it has been a
good year.
There. are some signs that our national economy is ill
but with definite trends of recovering after a bout with the
doldrums. The pessimistic say recession is present. Others
claim it is merely a transition period. We're still trying to
get accustomed to a new President and his ideas, wonder-
ing what the future will bring. but confident in the assu-
rance.we will survive. Still, even those of our citizens who
are inundated with problems are the envy of the largest
percentage of the population of the world.
The United States is STILL a nation others are trying to
become part of; breaching our borders, if you will.
We find it kind of hard to commiserate with people who
are worried about a few inconveniences when there are so
many people in the world who would give their right arm to
be fortunate eriough to have the type problems we have.
Many are dying everyday-trying to get to this land of milk
and honey-on inner tubes. in overcrowded boats or any
way they can. If we are sulTering nearly as bad as some
doom savers claim, we're the only ones who know it.
We could live in a country where medical care is a nee-
dle jabbed in our neck, or arm; where a home is a few
sheets of tin. or cardboard, held up by a couple of poles;
where sanitation or proper waste disposal is a pause in the
.woods, or an open ditch running down the middle of the
dirt path in front of the hovel where you are forced to exist.
We may complain over having to pay $4.00 or $5.00 for
-a piece of steak to eat or 89t a pound for a turkey to
grace our Thanksgiving table. Here in America there will be
.no standing in line at a super market for an hour or so to
buy that steak or that turkey, only to have the clerk an-
;nouince. "Sorry, we're sold out 'til next week."
There is plenty to be thankful for this year. One of the
things we can be most thankful about is that we live in a
nation which still pauses one full day each year to give God
thanks for what He has blessed us with. Considering our
drift toward removing God from our public lives, the
growth of crime in our streets .. pausing to give thanks to
Him means there still might be hope for us. W\e can cer-
tainly be thankful for that!
We complain about our growing medical expense, high-
er prices, ecological danger, disappearing acreage, water
shortages, floods, fires. earthquakes. crop failures, lack of
crop supports, etc.. and etc. If there is nothing to complain
about, we'll invent something! But. it only takes a holiday
observance such as Thanksgiving to bring us back to the
reality ofjust how much we are truly blessed!


"Dad, can we go see Mimi for
Thanksgiving?"
"Josh, you know I'd love to,
but it's just too far.".
'Kes, I was hoping we would
go this year, my family is having
a reunion down at Aunt Jane's.",
I let that pass without com-
ment. Cathy's family is always
having a reunion. They are une-
qualed in the annals of history
when it comes it reunioning. 'And
it don't hardly take nothing to set
them off..Daddy Brown once had
a boil lanced on his elbow-they
barbequed two goats and called
in everybody in the family. .
They've done had three reun-
ions already this year and we've
still got Thanksgiving, Christmas,
and the Peach Bowl to go.
"Daddy," Josh never knows
when to quit, "it will be a fun trip.
PLEASE, can we go?"
"Son, I've got to work I don't


was trying to make me feel better,
what with the hammering the
rest of the family was giving me.
Bless his heart, after all the sto-
ries about "back when I was his
age" he was ready to endure one
more for the sake of peace and
harmony.
"Son, when you've had as
much to be thankful for as I
have, you can't have a bad
Thanksgiving."
My mind quickly went back
to that big oak table in the kitch-
en. It was so loaded dowh ,,with
turkey and ham and barbeque
and candied yams and green
beans and asparagus casseroles,
and pumpkin pies and I don't
know what all else that you
couldn't set another dish on it.
'Course, we could look but we
couldn't touch. The grown-ups
eat first. That rule had been In ef-
fect since John Rolfe first sat
down with Pocahontas.
: I never will forget the Thanks-
giving Leon taught us how to
sneak a bite or two while. the
dressing was "finishing up". Morn
and Granny and the aunts would
be engrossed in one of Ruby
Nell's fascinating tales .. We'd
stroll by innocent-like and pluck


one of them deviled eggs off of
that special tray. Now you
couldn't eat the whole thing.
There was an egg in every little
slot; someone would spot an emp-
ty "hole" in a heartbeat. We'd step
into the hall. suck that yellow
stuff with the sweet pickles In it
out of the middle and then, as
nonchalant as possible, we'd ease
back to the kitchen while Ruby
Nell waxed on and replace a "bad"
egg for a "good" one. Four or five
trips would render that tray yoke-
less. Uncle Womack always de-
clared that my mother made the
plainest deviled eggs...
I told Jess of the fried apple
pies that Great Gran made just
for me. Shoot. there were Thanks-
givings when I didn't eat nothing
else. I was her favorite. And boy
howdy. did she make it a super
holiday. She loved to talk and to
eat and to hover around her faml-
ly. I tell you. Thanksgiving was
near 'bout invented for folks like
Great Gran!
I remember me and Leon and
David Mark eating on those tur-
key necks and cold sweet pota-
toes after everyone else had ad-
(See KESLEY Page 3)


Certain Foods Ready for Harvest Right At Holiday Time


I GUESS IT'S ALL in the
scheme of things being in their
perfect order .when certain fruits
and grains ripen at a particular
time of the year; rain falls in more
abundance just when it will do
the ground and its production the
most good. be the most effec-
tive.
Fruits ripen in the fall and
tender vegetables ripen in the
spring and early summer. Grains'
come along at the hottest and dri-
est period of the year, so they
may be harvested without inter-
nal moisture ruining the kernel
through rot or souring.
Tomatoes come along during
June and July to alleviate the
misery of the hot summer months
with a delicate, delectable taste.
Berries are a harbinger of spring
and nuts come along in the fall.
Pumpkins ripen just in time for
Hallowe'en jack-o-lanterns and
Thanksgiving pumpkin pies.
Things have a way of working out
by the season.


I ETAOINSHRDL


By Wesley Ramsey


Thanksgiving needs crisp,
cool temperatures to put a fellow-
in the mood for feeling good and
giving thanks. Christinas needs
snow and ice. July Fourth needs
a good, hot day to drink lemo-
nade, and Easter just cries out
for the presence of a Ibrihti spring
day with all the flowers beginning
to put on their colorful show.

MY SATSUMA TREE lets me
know each and every year just
when Thanksgiving is supposed
to be inserted in the plan of
things and events. Along about
Hallowe'en the fruit begins taking


on a tinge of orange. By TI
giving, it is in a state of
orange and the fruit is swe
tasty! That happens every y
This year is no differ
have been han.esting fruitI
weeks; now. At fist it was
suma here and there on tl
getting npe. Last week,'
were more. Now, it seems
every fruit on the tree is i-i
the tree is groaning u.nd
weight. The fruited, limb
dragging on the ground, I:
for the relief of someone t
the fruit off. I
I started to pick off a b


and bnng them to'the office the,
U other morning and Frenchie came
Stunning at a full gallop, shouting,
IWait "before you pick those
oranges! Mary and I want to get.
some for a Thanksgiving arrange-
ment at the church'!" ." :
Vell,. I'm here to tell you
tliere are plenty to eat and "make
an arrangement to go in the
i church!"
hanks-
bright YOU WOULD: THINK I was
\et and going to de-nude the tree`of any
'ear. satsumas, which wasn't the case'
rent. I at all. I only wanted a sack full!
for t\.'o I pointed out to her -that a
a sat- sack full wouldn't even be missed
he tre e off the tree, but she 'countered
:.,there with, 'Yeah, but that sack full will
s as if probably have the choice oranges
pe and in it. You just 'leave th.m alone
er the until we get what we want and
)s are then you can have what's left!"
:egging How do you like an arrange-.
:o pick ment like that? If I hadn't set my,
foot down and requisitioned a'
)ag full square foot of planting area.in the


yard for that tree to grow in, we.
wouldn't even have a satsuma
tree. It would all be in day-lilies,
caladiums or petunias.
We have a pretty big yard to
take care of, but historically, eve-
ry time' I clear off a secluded spot
to plant tomatoes in, it gets coin-
mandeered for flowers- the next
growing season. We have a yard
which is 150' by 200'. In all that
space, I have room for the said'
prolific satsuma tree and a couple
of scuppernong vines. The rest is
filled up with flowers, weeds,
grass and "things I'm going to
"plant one day." .
.WELL, I BACKED OFF like
the ordinary husband I am, and
left the rest of the oranges on the
tree to be picked later for an
"arrangement." It made no differ-
ence that I pointed to a couple of
limbs v.'ith bunches of satsumas
hanging like grapes from the ten-
der tips advising Frenchie of the
limbs which would make an im-


pressive portion of a "fruitful
land" arrangement.
"Just look," I said. 'That lit-
tie old limb has at least a dozen
fruit hanging there in a bunch.
You can have that!"
"Well, don't touch that one ei-
ther," came the quick reply. "I
want the choice ones and the im-
pressive bunches! When I get
what I'want, you can pick to your
heart's content."
COME TO THINK of it; I get
the same treatment with the lo-
quat tree in the spring-time.
When I pluck a tart fruit or two to
eat, [from the 100's on the tree] .it:
always attracts a high-pitched,
'shriek and an admonition, "You'
leave that alone until: Mary and I''
'get what we want for an arrange-
ment to put in the church!"
The squirrels and the blue
jays don't pay Frenchie any atten-
tion though. They go ahead 'and
get what they -want anyhow!
They're privileged characters.


-THE STAR-
IA//A. LUSPHS 518880
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have the time! And we don't have
the monev!"
"But baddy-"
"Enough!" He is. without ex-
ception, the most persistent-
"Honey. I hate not seeing all
of my family and you know Leon
and David will be at Mimi's.
.Couldn't we just go this one
time?" Well, maybe there Is one
exception . ;
"Cathy, we can't go and that's
my final word on that matter."
Sometimes a man has got to do
what a man has got to do! I
moved into the den and ,turned
on Wheel of Fortune. The matter
was settled.
Jesse eased in and sat down
beside me. He didn't say a word
through eleven spins, two puzzles
solved, and a Caribbean cruise
won. Good ole Jessi He was as
laid back and nonombatilve as'
Josh was stubborn and feisty.
He'd rather stay home than con-
front me. I could usually count.
on Jess to see it my way.
"Dad," he said it very quietly
and respectfully as the Ford
Ranger commercial began, "what
was your favorite Thanksgiving?"
q See what I mean? No pres-
sure. No squeeze play. I think he


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Shad



Phantry

By
Wendell Campbell



Old Friends
Albert Bass and I are the same age, were born and raised in the
same "neck-of-the-woods", attended the first through the twelfth
grades, together, and graduated from Tate High school the same
year. As far as I can remember, I haven't laid an eye on Albert since
that night we graduated 36 years ago.
T' hat is, until last Monday afternoon.
I was in our store in Panama City looking out the window when
I saw the truck pull into the parking lot. It was an older model
Chevrolet with a camper shell on the back. Somehow I knew the
man was coming to our store.
"Good afternoon. May I help you, sir?" I said. 'You sure can," he
replied, "if you know Albert Bass."
For a moment I stood frozen in time. Suddenly, it all came
rushing back from the recesses of my mind. It had been over 36
years since Albert Bass and I had seen each other. I was suddenly
so glad to see him I almost hugged his neck, but I didn't. Thirty-six
years is a long time, and I didn't know what Albert might think
about me hugging him. After all, people can change in that length
of time.:
Albert and I, were close friends, especially in elementary and
,junior high .school. Albert, my'first cousins, Denver Bodie and Mar-
vin Cartwright, and I were happy campers in those formative years.
Albert and Denver are the ones who taught me to smoke and cuss.
Oh, I had heard plenty of cuss words before, but they taught me to
use them properly. Well, improperly, I guess. These lessons and
more were learned when we "camped out" from time to time.
Albert Bass and I are cut from the same piece of cloth. We were
both raised,in: Ferry Pass; he just off Nine-Mile Road and I a little
further ,southon Olive road. Albert lived a little deeper in the coun-
try than I, but not that :much further. We both went barefoot during
the summer and new shoes always hurt our feet.
I always had the feeling that Albert was somewhat "better off'
than I. Albert's folks bought him a 12-gauge shotgun when he was
in junior high. 1,-on the other hand,' had a 22 rifle that I bought
from my first cousin, Eutaw (Denver's brother), for $4.50. It was a
single-shot, bolt action, and had the aiming device missing off the
end of the barrel. Denver owned a 410 shotgun and that put me on
the bottom of the totem pole, gun-wise.
Albert, Denver, and I camped out a lot during those years. Our
favorite place to camp was a swimming hole called Sandy-Landy.
Sandy-Landy was located about a mile upstream from Booker's
Fish Camp, where we often rented a boat and sculledd" it upstream
to the camp site. Sometimes Denver, being the oldest,' would buy a
pack of cigarettes from Mr. Booker while Albert and I waited in the
boat. Mr. Booker didn't know Denver's dad.
One day, while camping at Sandy-Landy, Albert, Denver, Mar-
vin, and I were. scouting upstream and discovered a moonshine
still. Actually, it was three 5-gallon drums of mash, and it was in
the process of "working off'. We hid our guns in the brush and went
to a nearby government work-station to report our find. It was our
intent to call the sheriff. The head of the establishment dissuaded
us from placing the call, saying we could "get in a lot of trouble get-
ting involved in such a thing." It didn't take us country boys long to
realize that we were standing in front of the "moonshiner". ,
We hesitated for just a moment and then told him he was right;
we were just going to leave it alone.
As soon as we left, we retrieved our guns, returned to the
moonshine, and shot all three barrels full of holes. Then, we turned
all three over and let the moonshine flow into the creek. Wejeft a
note admonishing them not to make any more moonshine and
'signed it, "Dick Tracy".
Then, we ran like well, we ran fast and farl
There are hundreds of stories in the Bass-Campbell repertoire.
-most of which I will never forget. Nor will IFever forget Albert Bass.
He's an old and dear friend.


Kesley
from Page 2


don't know if Bill won the car or
not.
"Jess. get Josh and your
mother in here I don't care what
they say. we're going to Miml's for,
Thahksgiving Anrl then we'rT gn- '


Joumed to the living room. ing down to Aunt Jane's. I've got
I remember the laughter, the. a great trick with deviled eggs; -
hugs, the lingering smell of giblet that I- can't wait to show you ,
gravy .... guys. ..
One Thanksgiving. along in Happy Thanksgiving ,
the late 50's. Pa decided that we from my family to yours,
were big enough to eat with the '. Kesley '
"rest of us". Man, I thought that I -
had arrived "Uncle Clifford, .
would you please passme )a
drumstick." plase pass me olden Reports
I remember the first Thanks- t
giving without Pa. And then a For Duty
year later, without Great Gran. Davis-Mdnthan:'' Ali' Force'
We missed them. nWe remembered' Base. Tucson, Arizona-Air Force
them. We werethankful for them. Master St. Ray C. Bolden, Sr.,:-
J. remember -the Thanksgiving- has arrived for duty here.
David Mark was in, Viet Nam. Bplden, an electrical superin-
"Jess. son. I've had so many great. tendent, is the son of Edward and
Thanksgivings, I can't pick a 'best' Dorthy Boldefi of Port St. Joe .. ,
one'. But I know the worst one I .,
ever had, by far."
Dave was home the following ,
year-and you talk about giving, corvrectin ,
thanks. i In. last (week's issue of The ,
Food, family, fun, Shucks, I Star, a story on Veterans Day pro-
don't even mind that they're let- grams erroneously stated a cere'-
ting the kids eat first now. mony was presented at the High
That picture of. my, mother School by the American Legion.,'
came clearly to, mind-you know The story should have stated,
the one. $he's wearing that blue the School Board was responsi-
checked aprpn and' holding,, a ble for presenting the program.
wooden spoon. Everyone .she, .' .
loves is in that room and you can ,
see it in her face .... .
Vanna waving ., good-bye For Take Out Orde
brought me back to the present.. I o


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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. NOV. 25. 1993


Arizona Chemical Awards Grant

Presents Board With Check for $4,000 for Language, Math Departments


Port St. Joe-Arizona Chemical has awarded a $4,000 grant to the
Gulf County school district to help strengthen the school's language
and mathematics programs. The announcement was made by W. E.
Dunning, manager of Arizona Chemical's Port St. Joe plant.
Dunning said, "Arizona Chemical has a continuing commitment to
the state of Florida, especially in the,communities where our employees
live and work. This is just one of the ways Arizona Chemical fulfills its
role as a responsible corporate citizen. On behalf of all our employees, I
am pleased to announce this grant today, and I am especially pleased
that our contribution will help provide higher quality education to the
county."
The school district will combine Arizona Chemical's grant with
other funds to purchase five language and mathematics software
programs and two computer systems for high school classes.
Teachers will receive in-service training on more effective class-
room use of the new computers and software.
'Today almost everyone employed in American industry must be
able to use computers, math, and science to some degree," Dunning
said. "And they must have good communication skills so they can con-
tinue learning on the job and can work as a team. We believe our con-
tribution to the schools will help prepare today's students to succeed in
tomorrow's economy."
Arizona Chemical is a division of International Paper, and the
grants were funded by the International Paper Company Foundation.
The Foundation awarded grants totaling $33,194 to various education,
civic, cultural, and health programs 'in Florida. International Paper em-
ploys approximately 1,000 people at 24 facilities in the state. Approxi-
mately 570 of those people are employed at four Arizona Chemical facili-
ties in Port St. Joe, Pensacola, and Panama City.
Arizona Chemical is headquartered' in Panama City and has seven
plants in the United States and two in Scandinavia. Arizona Chemical is
a leading supplier of resins to the adhesives, ink, and chewing gum
markets. The division also supplies fatty acids, rosins, terpenes, and
their derivatives, in addition to hydrocarbon and modified, hydrocarbon
resins, to a variety of industries.
International Paper, headquartered in Purchase, NY, is a worldwide
producer of a broad range of paper and forest products. The company is
a major .supplier of printing and writing papers, paperboard and pack-
aging products and wood products. It also operates specialty products
a a A A -A A A A A A A KJLA


Library Offers 'Inform;


George Vickery, Librarian for
the library district, of which Gulf
County is a part, identified the
tri-county system as an "informa-
tion and idea place," last Thurs-
day as he gave Rotarians some
information about their public li-
brary and described some of the
services it offers.
Vickery has been head librar-
ian of the Bay-Gulf-Liberty
county district library for 10
years, seeing it improve in servic-
es every year during his tenure.
S"Here in Gulf County, your li-
brary system is funded jointly by
the state, county and local gov-
ernments. Gulf County puts
$36,626 into the operational bud-
get;. the state of Florida adds



Seniors To .

Serve Chili
'The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens are announcing two special
fundraising events in December.
The Board of Directors and staff
will have those delicious BBQ
sandwiches on December 4th at
the Christmas Parade and Festi-
val. The Senior Citizens Assoc..
Inc., will also be raffling a beauti-
ful framed oil painting.
The public can also enjoy
their homemade delicious chill on
December 17 at the First Metho-
dist church. This will be an eat-In
or carry-out/delivery meal. The
meal will include tea. dessert,
and a large cup of chill with
crackers. Check The Star for de-
tails, or call 229-8466 for more
informant on.

Pvt. Wilson
Finishes Basic
Marine Pvt. Aaron L. Wilson,
son of Robert L. Wilson, Jr.. and
Geraldine Wilson, both of Port St.
Joe,, recently completed recruit
training.
.During the training cycle at
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Par-
ris Island. S.C., recruits are
taught the basics of battlefield
survival. Introduced to typical
military daily routine, and per-
sonal and professional standards.
The 1990 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School joined the Ma-
rine Corps in May. 1993.


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$68,496, which furnishes you
with adequate library services. It
wasn't always like that," he said.
The library system is fully au-
tomated with records and book


businesses and distribution systems. International Paper has manufac-
turing operations in 27 countries and exports its products to more than
130 countries.


Dr. David Bidwell, left, is presented a check for $4,000 for
use in the school system by Bill Dunning, CEO of the Port St. Joe
Arizona Chemical Plant.


ation and Idea Place"
checking kept current by auto- cals such as newspapers, reter-
matic systems, allowing the li- ence books of all types. as well as
brarians to do three times as novels and historic books. k
much work as in the past with "We have over 100.000 books ,
half the personnel. available for public use and infor-
The library offers a variety of nation. the librarian said.
services such as micro-film Guest of the club was Sam
records of magazines and periodi- Case of Dothan, Ala.


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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, NOV. 25, 1993


Sixth Graders Checked at Health Fair


The annual 6th grade Health
Fair was held on Wednesday, No-
vember 17, at Port St. Joe Ele-
mentary School. Approximately
95 sixth grade students from
Highlandview Elementary and
Port St. Joe Elementary partici-
pated in the various screening
and information booths. Partici-
pating in the fair were: Cindy Be-
lin, Guidance. Counselor at
PSJES; J. J. McKay., American
Heart Association; Dr. Schrock;
Sabrina Gaskin; Vickie Wade,
Wewa Medical Center; Lisa Webb,
nutritionist at GCPHU; Michele
Kinlaw, Bill :Wright, P.A.; Dr.
Stallings, Arbor Medical Clinic;
Kathy Remer, LPN at Nemours
Clinic; Ken Gallagher; Karen
Maynor, Newberry Eye Clinic;
Jean Engman; James Flanagan,
EMT at Gulf Pines Hospital; and
Dr. Cecil Tillis, Speech Patholo-
gist for Gulf Co. School Board.


Louise Beard, RN from the
Gulf County Public Health Unit,
along with Health Services team


members Corlee Fink, Hubert
Six, and Gail Blackmon would
like to extend a note of apprecia-


tion to all those who made this
year's Health Fair a great suc-
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at the St. Joe Garden Club Cen-
ter. Chapter Regent Jean Wilson
opened the meeting using a new
ritual. Ann Garriss. Chairman of
the Committee on American Indi-
ans, gave a very interesting pro-
gram on two schools. Almon C.
Bacone founded Bacone College
in Muskogee, OK. In 1878, Ba-
cone was at Cherokee Mule Semi-
nary at Takleque. Later, with the
help of John D. Rockefeller
($10,000) and the Baptist Mis-
sionaries, an Indian university
was established. The charter for
the university stipulated the en-
rollment be open to every Indian:
Nation. The university moved to
Muskogee in 1885. In 1910, the
name was, changed to Bacone
College and became a two year
school.
Another school, Chemawa In--i
dian School in Salem, Oregon,
was founded in 1880. It is a highly'
school that draws students from;.
all the states. Chemawa is the.;
oldest continuously operated In-
idian boarding school in the Unit-
.ed States.

Following the program, a
short business meeting was held.
Members were reminded to give
names and addresses of any

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Girls Going to


State Gyn
Two local young ladies placed
first on the balance beam in sec-
tional competition in Pensacola
on Saturday, Nov. 14. Brittany
Reeves and Jessica Hill each
earned the title "Beam Champs"
in their respective age division.
Representing Panastics of

CHIOPRCTO'i


n Meet
Panama City Gym Club, the girls
competed against 15 other gym
clubs representing Northwest
Florida in the sectionals.
The balance beam demands
both physical and mental courage
from the gymnast. The gymnast
is judged on her flexibility, ele-
gance, and confidence on the
beam.
Competing against 58 gym-
nasts in the 9-11 year old, Level
IV session, Brittany Reeves
placed first on the balance beam
with a score of 9.35. She also
placed ninth on bars, 11th on
floor and eighth all around with a
score of 33.95.
Also competing in Level IV,
Jessica Hill, competed against a
field of 18 in the 12 and up ses-
sion, placing first on beam with a
9.10. Her overall score was a
31.80.
These two girls will be leaving
on Friday. December 10th for
state competition in Jacksonville.
Congratulations Jessica and Brit-
tany, and good luck at state.


4Y


Jessica Hill, left, and Brittany Reeves display
earned at sectionals.


their ribbons


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Health.
Mayor Frank Pate proclaims,
"As our citizens require more in-
home care, home care agencies
are meeting that challenge. Home
care agencies are providing ser-
vices ranging from assistance
with personal care, to high-tech
intravenous drug therapies."
With rapidly rising health.
care costs, home care offers a
practical means of providing
health care and related services
to those who desperately need
them. By offering these services
in the home, the elderly, disabled,
arid chronically ill populationcan
be treated comfortably. cost-
effectively, and with high-quality,
. individualized health care and
supportive, services.
"Home care is an excellent


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THR STAR PORT ST .TOE. FL THURSDAY. NOV. 25. 1993


Holiday Tour
Of Homes Set
The United Methodist Women
of Port St. Joe will be sponsoring
a holiday tour of homes on De-
cember 11, 2-5 p.m. Tickets will
be $5 and may be purchased
from any UMW member from the
office of the First United Metho-
dist Church of Port St. Joe.


Joel Gainous
Joel Gainous, 66, of Port St.
Joe, passed away Monday morn-
ing in Port St. Joe. A native of Ap-
alachicola, he served in the U.S.
Air Force from 1943 until his re-
tirement in 1963. He worked for
the St. Joe Forest Products co.
from 1967 until 1990. He was a
member of the Willis V. Rowan
Post 116 American Legion, the
John C. Gainous Post 10069 Vet-
erans of Foreign Wars, the Disa-
bled American Veterans, and the
Air Force Sergeants Association
at Tyndall Air Force Base. A
member of St. Joseph's Catholic
Church, he had served as Eu-
charistic Minister. since 1985,
and served on the Parish Council
and the Men's Club. -
Survivors include his, wife,
Sally Gainous of Port St. Joe; a
son, Les (Wanda) Gainous of
Huntington Beach, California;
two daughters, Deedee (Ronald)
Custer of Past Point, and Mary
Jackson of Apalachicola; four
grandchildren; a brother, Buddy


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Gainous of Crystal River; a half
sister, Carol Jean Gainous of Na-
tional City, California; and nu-
merous cousins, including Char-
lotte Dean and Adrienne Elliott of
Apalachicola, and Bobby Marr of
Seminole.
.The Rosary will be said
Thursday evering at 7:00 p.m. at
Comforter Funeral Home. The fu-
neral mass will be celebrated by
Father Thom Crandall at 10:00
a.m. EST Friday at St. Joseph's
Catholic Church. Interment will
follow in Magnolia Cemetery, Apa-
lachicola.
In lieu of flowers, those that'
wish may make donations to the
Heart Association or to the St. Jo-
seph's Catholic Church Pipe Or-
gan Fund.
All services are under the di-
rection of the Comforter Funeral
Home.

Jack Hopkins
Jack "Hoppy" Hopkins, 59, of
Mexico Beach, died Saturday
morning, November 20, in a Pan-
ama City hospital. He had been a
resident of Mexico Beach for the,
past 12 years, coming here from
Wheatfield, -Indiana. He was re-
tired from Inland Steel Mill of
East Chicago, Indiana, where he
was a railroad engineer switch-
man. Mr. Hopkins was also a vet-
eran of the U.S. Air Force, and
was very active in the Veterans of
Foreign Wars Local #10069. He
was also a member of the First
United Methodist Church of Mexi-
co Beach.
Survivors include two sons.
Tim King of Brooksville, and Scott
Hopkins of 6denton, Maryland:
one daughter, Carrie Stomp of
Mexico Beach; one brother, Ray
Glenn Hopkins of Fairborn, Ohio;
one sister, Judith King of Port
Ritchy: seven grandchildren: and,
6-6n6 gredUgraridc`hla .. '.
Funeral services were con-
ducted on Tuesday, November 23,
at 3:00 p.m. CST in the First
United Methodist Church of Mexi-
co Beach, with the Rev. Charles
Parker officiating.
All services were under the'
direction of the Gilmore Funeral
t Home.
J. W. Moates
J. W. Moates, 64, of Dalkeith.
passed away Friday morning at
Gulf Coast Hospital, following a
brief illness. A native of Miliville,
he was a painter by trade, work-
ing primarily in Lakeland. He had
been a resident of Dalkeith for
the past six years and attended
Glad Tidings Assembly of God
Church.
Survivors include his wife,
Louella' Moates of Dalkelth: three
sons, Franklin Moates of Dal-k
kelth, Donnie Moates of Lake-
land, and Jimmy Moates of We-
wahitchka: one daughter, Mary
Lawrence of Lakeland; two step
children, Ann Weeks and Ray-
mond Thames, both of Chatta-
hoochee; nine grandchildren, and
two great-grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by a son. Doug
Moates.
C. remation is scheduled.
All services were provided by
the Comforter Funeral Home, We-
wahitchka Branch Chapel.


Chili Dinner Sat at Creek VFD


Nutcracker
Tickets on Sale
The Northwest Florida Ballet
will open the holiday season in
Panama City with their 15th an-
nual production of Tchaikovsky's
popular story ballet "The Nut-
cracker" on Sunday, December
12, at 2:00 p.m. at the Marina
Civic ,Center. Adult tickets are
$10, and student tickets are $6.
Tickets may be purchased in ad-
vance from the Marina Civic Cen-
ter box office, from members of
the Gifted Training Program, or at
the K.I.D.S. Instructional Day
Service (227-7440) through De-
cember 9.

(OBITUARIES ... )


Velma Jones speaks to Gar-
den Club.

Gardeners
Remember
On Nov.11
Veteran's Day was a time of
remembrance for. Port St. Joe
Garden Club members as they
were made aware of many
moments in history by Velma S.
Jones. She told the importance of
the men and women who fought
with many, giving their lives for
the freedoms that are enjoyed by
the citizens of this great country.
Jonesis shown as she gives
dates and detail information on
Veteran's Day. The how and why
of this celebration was well pre-
sented by Ms. Jones at the Gar-
den Club's November 11 meeting.


WES Chapter I
Open House
Open House was held on
Monday,; November 15. Fourteen
parents and a grandmother at-
tended. They spent time visiting
the classrooms and the resource
room. Parent packets with sur-
veys and information about up-
coming parent/student work-
shops were given out. Kathy
Arnold, parent involvement coor-
dinator, answered questions and
a parent involvement video was.
shown. Some parents stayed and
enjoyed lunch with their children.
For parents who couldn't at-
tend, please send your completed
surveys to school. Anyone need-
, ing further information may call
Betty Gainous at school or Kathy
Arnold at 227-7155.


by offering a delicious chili dinner
this Saturday, Nov. 27. The din-
ner will be served from 11 a.m. -
3 p.m. EST at the Fire Depart-
ment building.
All of you hunters take note!
Come out of the woods for lunch
and have a tempting bowl of chili
with the firemen.
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The Howard Creek Volunteer
Fire Department is raising funds
Card of Thanks
We would like to express our
sincere thanks for every act of
kindness shown to us at the time
of death of our loved one, Marga-
ret Leola (Lee) Sims!
Your prayers, visits, phone
calls, food, flowers, cards and all
memorials are deeply appreciat-
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Ramos celebrated their birthdays
on November 21 at 210 Avenue
C. Helping them celebrate was
their big brother Ahmad Skanes
and lots of friends.
Antonio is the son of Carla
Peterson and Gregory Clemons,
and the grandson of Johnese
Exum and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
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Penny is the daughter of Car-
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and the granddaughter of Joh-
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cous barbecue chicken dinner,
cooked by world famous chef
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served on December 4, the day of
the Christmas parade, and tick-
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Tickets are available "from
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Sharks Defeat Pensacola Catholic,


31-3, In Quincy Rotary Bowl Sat.


The Port St. Joe Sharks end-
ed their season on a winning note
as they defeated the Pensacola
Catholic Crusaders Saturday af-
ternoon in Quincy's Rotary Bowl.
It was the second appearance
in the Bowl for the Sharks, the
first being in 1988, when they
dropped a 14-0 decision to Rick-
ards of Tallahassee. Saturday,
the Sharks avenged two losses in
blasting the, Crusaders. They
brought home a 31-3 win for a
Bowl victory and defeated the
Crusaders who knocked the
Sharks out of the play-offs in post
season play last year.
The Sharks scored three
times in the second quarter and
twice in the fourth. The Crusad-
ers kicked a 30-yard field goal in
the second period for their only
points of the game.
The game was played in per-
fect football weather, which was
unusual for the Sharks who have
had their share of stormy weather
games this season.
The two teams felt each other
out in the first period, with Pen-
sacola taking the kick-off and


moving down the field to the
Shark 28. But Eric Monteiro
stopped Marcus Bullock on a
fourth and three play and the
Crusaders missed their best
chance at a touchdown.
As the second quarter
opened, the Sharks had the ball
on Catholic's 34 yard line with
second down. Two plays later, Ni-
namdi Frazier powered up the
middle for 34 yards and the
Sharks' first score of the after-
noon. The two-point conversion
attempt failed.
Two minutes later the Sharks
were knocking at the Crusaders'
door again after Josh Colbert re-
turned a Crusader punt 40 yards
to the 12 yard line. Six plays and
a face mask penalty later, Bryan
Butts sneaked over from the one
on a keeper play.
Another two minutes later,
Ninamdi Frazier took a pitch-out
on the nine yard line and. went in
to score.
The Crusaders kicked a 30
yard field goal with two: seconds
remaining in the first half to
make the score 18-3 at half time.


SECOND HALF
The third quarter was almost
a re-play of the first with both
teams sparring for position and,
the Crusaders maintaining pos-
session with their "four yards and
:a cloud of dust" offensive plan,
but the Shark defense kept then
away from the goal line. Zyris Hill
stopped one Crusader drive with
:an intercepted pass at the Shark
45.
With two minutes gone in the
fourth quarter, Randy Smith bat-
tered the Crusader line' for a two
yard scoring plunge, to make the


score 24-3.
With the Sharks experiment-
ing at the end of the game Barry
Adkison was at quarterback and
lofted a scoring strike to Cameron
Likely from the 39 yard line to
make the final score 31-3.
Ninamdi Frazier was named
the Sharks most valuable player
on offense for the game. Jeremy
Tull received the designation as
most valuable on defense.
Pensacola's most valuable
were Marcus Bullock on offense
and Chad Post, defense.


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Josh Bateman (60), Jeremy Tull (77), and Eric Ramsey (50)
open a hole through the line for Ninamdi Frazier, who had an
outstanding game for the Sharks. Frazier and Tull were named the,
Offensive and Defensive players of the game for the Sharks.



Views On


Dental Health

FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.


CAUSES OF TMJ

SYNDROME
Many jaw problems are the result may be overly stretched, and they
of a condition known as TMJ SYN- tend to compensate by contracting. A
DROME temporomandibularr joint struggle is set up between the teeth
syndrome). Symptoms include aches and their desired closure position, and
and pains in or near the joint (just in the ball-socket .arrangement of the
front of the ears), muscle spasms, lower to upper jaw. This struggle may
headaches, stiff neck, and popping or induce muscle spasm, leading to pain.
clicking when opening and closing the Treatment for these problems is
mouth. usually easily accomplished using an
What causes this problem? In acrylic "splint", which relaxes the jaw
most cases it is a combination of two muscles and evens out the bite. Your
factors: a bad bite and stress. The bad dentist can evaluate these problems
bite may be caused by a high filling, a and recommend proper treatment.
twisted or tilted tooth, a missing tooth,
an undererupted or overerupted tooth,' ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo,
or a poor arrangement of several or all Prepared as a public ser-
teeth when you close them together. vice to promote better dental
As the jaw deviates from a sym- health. From the office' of
metrical arrangement, the muscles FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., .319
and ligaments on one side of the joint Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.:


Jeremy Tull and Eric-
Ramsey hold the Rotary Bowl
championship trophy aloft
following the awards ceremony.
They and Cedric Anthony, who
was sidelined with a knee
injury, were named captains for
the Sharks for 1993.

2 Baseball

Clinics Set

At GCCC
Two winterr baseball clinics
will be held on Saturday, Decem-
ber 4, and Saturday, December
11 from 8:30-3 at Frazier Field
(GCCC). These clinics are for ages
12-18, and the cost is $30 for
each clinic or $50 for both.
The staff for the clinics con -
sists of Darren Mazeroski and
Mike Kandler of Gulf Coast Com-
munity College; Mackey Sasser,
catcher for the Seattle Mariners;
and Tim Davis, pitcher for GCCC.
FSU, and the Seattle Mariners.
Alspo, several outstanding area
high school. coaches, including
Tim Hanson (Apalachlcola High
School), Duane McFarland (Port
St. Joe High School),and Buck
Watford (Toronto Blue Jays/t
C'arrabelle High School).
Please make checks payable
to Gulf Coast Athletic Associa-
tion., Players need to bring gloves
.and all other appropriate practice
gear.- Lunch will be provided. For
more information, call Darren
Mazeroski at 872-3897 or 872-
3831.

County Sets
Workshops for
Contractors
The Gulf County Building De-
partment will host two workshops
for contractors and other interest-
ed persons concerning recent
building code changes and new
land development regulations.
The first of two workshops will be
held Thursday, December 2, at
6:30 p.m. EST in the Commissioni
Meeting Room at the Gulf County.
Courthouse. The second work-
shop will be held at the Gulf
Coast Electric Coop in Wewa-
hitchka at 6:00 p.m. CST on De-
cember 9. For more information,
call 229-8944.

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A Stump Can be A Pain In the Back to Remove


But There Is.

A Choice of

Easier Ways
Removing a tree stump can
be time consuming, costly, or
back breaking. Take your pick.
There are three recommended
ways of tree stump removal. De-
pending on which method you
choose, you pay the price in time,
money, or muscle.
Tree stumps, which can be a
real problem in the home land-
scape, can be removed in three
basic ways. I'll describe each, and
you can decide which best suits
your needs. My information on
tree stump removal was provided
by Dr. Robert Black Extension
Urban Horticulturist with IFAS
of the University of Florida.
If you have time to spare, rot-
ting is probably the cheapest and
easiest method of removing
stumps. Rotting or decaying is a
process by which fungi break
down the wood. Since fungi
doesn't have chlorophyll and


SFlorida Garden

: Extension Notes

Roy Lee Carter
Gulf County Extension Service


can't make food the way green
plants do, they obtain their nour-
ishment from other sources, such
as wood stumps. Decaying a
stump will take a long time. But,
the process can be hastened by
keeping the fungi warm and
moist. During periods of little
rainfall, keep a stump damp by
watering it frequently.
Decaying also can be acceler-
ated by drilling large holes, at
least an inch in diameter, into the
stump. These holes expose more
wood surface to the decaying fun-
gi. Adding a little fertilizer also
will speed decay. However, be
careful not to add a lot of fertiliz-
er, because too much will burn
the decay causing fungi. About


two cups sprinkled over the
stump should be adequate.
If you don't have the time to
spare, the quickest way to remove
a stump is to cut it out of the
ground. But, we recommend this
method only if you have a strong
back and are willing to spend
many hours of hard work. If this
process sounds right for you, dig
a trench around the .stump,
about two feet wide and two feet
deep. Depending upon size, you
may need some mechanical pow-
er, such as a car or tractor to get
the severed stump out of the
earth.
If you don't have the time,


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The fifth grade class of High-
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to lve you the opportunity to be
the proud owner of a Roleez Je-
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This trailer is equipped to carry a
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The trailer will also be on display
during the Christmas Arts and
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donation will help the class travel:
to Philadelphia.


muscle, or machinery to tackle
the first two methods, you may
want to call a professional tree re-
moval service. They have equip-
ment which removes stumps by
grinding them into small chips. It
usually only takes a few minutes,
but it can be expensive.
If none of the procedures
we've described appeals to you,
don't resort to some of the other,,
unacceptable methods of stump
removal you may have heard
about. For instance, you may
have run across advertisement
for chemicals which are claimed
to be effective in. destroying
sturmps. May of these .'products
have been tested, and have been
found to be ineffective. There are
Sno magic chemicals on the mar-
ket which will dissolve stumps in
a few days.
Also, burning was a method
once used to remove stumps.
However, this can- be dangerous.
And, many communities have or-
dinances against burning. In
such cases, the procedures we've
discussed should be used.
Finally, if you're really
"stumped" about what to do with
an unsightly stump, just leave it
there. You can always find ways
to use it in your landscape. For
example, a tree stump can be

made into a interesting container
for annuals. Or, you might place
potted plants -on the stump to
help it blend, in with the rest of
your home grounds.


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Santa Entertainment Parade Food


Tree Lighting Ceremony
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Schedule of Events 10 am to 6 pm


Festival Begins &
Santa Claus comes to town


Pictures with Santa


at St. Joe Motel


(downstairs meeting room)
1:00 4:00 Live Entertainment


around the Christmas tree


General Adm


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2:00 3:00 Pictures with Santa
(same place)
4:30 p.m. PARADE BEGINS
5:30 p.m. Comie sing Christmas,
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Badcock Furniture
312 Reid .A4, Phone229-6195


Barfield's Lawn & Garden
Located at 328 Reid Avenue
Buzzett's Drug Store
Providing professional prescription service since 1951


Campbell's Drug Store
Two Pharmacists to Serve You


Carpet Country
Let Us Cover Your Floors
Citizen's Federal Savings Bank
401 Fifth St. Phone 227-1416
Costin's Dept. Store
Clothing for the Entire Family


David RicL' IGA
. Hometown Proud


'First Union Bank
504 1.iiminmeizt :Ave Port St. Joe
Ginger's Jewelry & Gifts
One of A Kind Gifts jewelry
Hedy's Florist
Check'Our Beauti,iil Selection of Chit mas tenms
Heilig-Meyers
Everything from Toys to Furniuure
Johnson Lumber
Get Your Home Fixed Up for the Holidays r
Mayhann's Auto Parts |
Your one stop.automotive store
Pate's Service Center
Michelin and Firestone Tires Gas Oil CMig
The Petal Shoppe
for our Chri i7-ma; Open House


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Renfro Auto Parts
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Saveway Food Store
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Give Your Home A Present for the Holidays
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Take Pro

The fall and winter
are rapidly approaching,
means bountiful feasts
for many families. But,
can turn to calamity if t
incident of food poisoning
Food, poisoning is c.
bacteria or their toxins
most. cases .are undetec
sight, smell or taste. M
people are affected by
sonlhg each year.
It is important .to
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year. The hectic holid
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOU
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GU
FLORIDA
PROBA
File N
IN RE: Estate of
THOMAS NATHANIEL SMITH
Deceased
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRAT
The administration of the esta
Nathaniel Smith, deceased, File Nuni
pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf
Ida, Probate Division, the address of
Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida
names and addresses of the persona
tive and the personal represeiuiauve's
set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom this not
who have objections that challenge l
the will, the qualifications of the pe
sentative, venue, or Jurisdiction of t
required to file their objections wit
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MO]
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICAT
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER TIi


SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON TIEM.
All creditors of the decedent aid other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a cop of this notice is serve with-
in three months after he date of the first publica-
tion of this notice mu.t file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE I.TER OF THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
soilns having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER TIHE DATE OF
TI-IE FIRST PUBLICATION OF TI7-1S NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS. AND OBJEC-.
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this no-
Uce is November 25. 1993.
Personal Representative:
/s/ Nellie B. Smith
Attorney for Personal Representative
/?/ ERAIN A. GONZALEZ, ESQ.
Florida Bar No.: 500720
Robles & Gonzalez, P.A.
100 South Biscayne Boulevard
Su.lte 900
Miami. Florida 33131
1305)371-5944
Publibh. Nov. 25 aid Dec. 2. 1993


NOTICE TO ACCEPT SEALED BIDS
The City of Mexico Beach is now accepting
sealed bids for a newi Four Wheel Drive/Four Door
police Behicle. For specifications call Chief Jeff
Sellers. Mexico Beach Police Departmeit at (904)
6.18-5700. or write P. 0. Box 13425. Mexico
Beach. Florida 32410. Sealed bids will be accepted
at City Hall unutl December 10. 1993. at 12:00
IOOII.
/s! Shen Martin. .
SA,'nlirmirrEutrve Clerk -' -"- --
Prblish Not. 25 and Dec. 2, 1993


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA. IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY
PROBATE DIVISION.
File Number 93-05-CP
IN RE' Estate of
JEFFERSON PLAIR.
Deceased
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of Jeffersonii
Plair. deceased. File Number 93 65-CP. Is pending
Iin the Circuit Court for Gullf County. Florida. Pro
bite Division. the address of which is 1000 Fifth
SLreet Port St. Joe. Florida 32456. The names and
addresses of the personal representative and the
personal represenltoLives latorney are set forth be-
low.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom this nouce is served
who hate objecuoiis that challenge the vallity of -
t,he will the quiallilcatiois rof the personal repre.
senltatie. venue, or Jurisdicuon ol thlu Court are
, required to file their objecUoi; wtlLh this Couirt
WITHIN TIE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF 1TE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR T 'HIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
Ti-E FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this no-
tice ls November 18, 1993.
Personal Representative:
/s/ James Plair .
Attorney for Personal Representative
DANIEL HARMON. III '
HARMON & SLOAN. P.A.
427 McKeiule Avenue
P. O. Box 2327
Panama City Florida 32402
(004) 769-2501
Florida Bar Nurmber 0544078
Publish' Nov. 18 aJid 25. 1993






Tommy-

Thomas


Chevrolet
PANAMA CITY
Announces Its
: Affliation With
James C.

"Bo Bray.


In Port St. Joe,
Franklin County Area
Chevrolet-GEO
New and Used Cars and Trucks
Business: 1-800-342-7131
or 904-785-5221
Home: 229-6836


Create A Health Calamity for the Holiday feast


per Step In Pepri, Storing Turkey and Stuffing to Avoid Food Poisoning

holidays for .food poisoning home: Iarg- turkeys. "a'i' d cooking directions, and ob- growth. Bacteria grow best--and even if hot trays or chafing dishes
and that er-than-usoal meals often are be- Room temperature encourag- serve extended cookingtimes to some produce heat-resistant tox- are used. Refrigerate perishable-
and fun. ing prepared; new,; recipes and es: the growth of bacteria, so de- '..ensure food safety.- ,: ins-in this temperature range, especially the turkey and other-
festiity cooking techniques 'maybe tried;- frost your. turkey in the refrigera- Carve the turkey into serv- Cooking a turkey at less than 325 meat and poultry products-as
here's an buffets may; be setoit.fi4r guests;, tor. rather than on the counter ing slices before refrigerating. degrees is unsafe because it lets soon as possible after your guests:
g. large amounts of leflovers ma y:re- ,top." Allow,6ne day of defrosting Cooked, whole, stuffed tur- the bird and the stuffing remain have finished eating.
caused by main for, additional, meals; food foeach 'five pounds of turkey,, keys don't store safely in the re- in the danger zone too long. A Careful storage of leftoversi
which'.ini may .be transported' from fone weight. Youi can safely refrigerate frigerator. Remove the stuffing meat thermometer-inserted into minimizes food,poisoning.
table: by. home to another, etc. the thawed turkey another day or from a turkey cooked. in advance the thickest part of the thigh next Reheated leftover turkey and'
illions'of. With potential for fe6d poi- two, but' don't let the juices drip and refrigerate it immediately. Al- to the body but not touching the stuffing shouldn't be kept out to
food' pol-: soning increased during the holi- on other foods. To reduce defrost- low the turkey juices to settle for bone-is the best way to assure serve for more than two hours be-
days, it is especially important to ing time, wrap the bird in a wa- 20 to 30 minutes, then carve the proper cooking to at least 180 de- fore being refrigerated or frozen.
practice remember safe food handling and terproof plastic bag and sub- bird into serving slices, place agrees. Stuffing should be heated Perishable foods left at room tem-
prepara- preparation practices. Here are a merge it in cold water. Cold water them in shallow containers, cover to at least 165 degrees., perature for longer than two
lout the few tips: slows the. bacterial growth that and refrigerate. When it's time to Take extra care with holl- hours are susceptible to bacteria:
lays can Use the refrigerator rather may "occur in the thawed outer, serve, reheat the slices and the day buffets. that can multiply to dangerous -.
ssibilities than the counter top to thaw portions while the inner areas are stuffing in a conventional or mi- Be sure you have enough levels and cause food poisoning.
still thawing. Change the water crowave oven to a temperature of room n your refrigerator for the Leftover turkey can be safely re-
every 30 minutes. at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit. perishable foods you plan to serve frigerated for three to four days
SeCooking the stuffing separ- Bacteria growth is most at holiday buffets. Servings are but stuffing and gravy should be
Ni?,*^^a ^I ate from the turkey is safest. likely at low cooking tempera- best, kept small and replenished ,used within a day or two. To
.....N IN THE C-I-,,-, :.. ... ... It's safest to cook stuffing tures. directly from the refrigerator or speed up the cooling process,
LF COUNTY, CI C AI- separately rather than inside the The temperatures between 40 stove. The longer food is kept out, slice leftovers into serving sizes
AND FOR GULF COUNTY. turkey cavity. But, cooks who in- and 140 degrees Fahrenheit are especially beyond two hours, the and .store them in several small
umber 93-2 BRON TELLER MATsist oncooking the stung inside the most dangerous for bacterial greater the risk of food poisoning or shallow, covered containers.
Husband, Petitioner the turkey should keep safety
And precautions in mind. Stuffing
BERNICE MAE MATHIS, g
ION Wife/Respondent placed inside an uncooked turkey
te of Thomas NOTICE OF ACTION promotes bacterial growth, so
Counter 9ty, TOr- Bernice Mae Mknhis don't stuff a turkey before storing
County. Flor- ..Address Unknown
whlch is 1000 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition it in the refrigerator. Instead, pre-
il reprnseniar you and you are required to serve a copy o01 your are the. Stuffing Ingredients e
Attorney ar Answer or other response to the Petition on Pell- day before and refrigerate them,
tioner's Atorney: ROBERT M MOORE 324 Reid
Avenue. P O. Box 248. Port St Joe. Florida then combine the ingredients and
32456. and file the original thereof in the Circuit stuff the bird just prior to cook-
tice Is served Court Clerks Office. Gulf Couity Courthou 'e. Port
he validity of St Joe. Florida 32450, on or before the 20th day ing. Some frozen turkeys come
rsornl repre- of December, 1993. If you fall to do so, a Final pre-stuffed. Don't cook a stuffed
his Court are Judgment for the relief sought may be granted by. ...yidthe night before d dn't W .V 7
h this Court default bird the night before, and don't
NTHS AFTERH DATED this the 16th dayof November, 1993. thaw a pre-stuffed bird before
D F BENNYC. UISTER cooking. Closely follow all storing BARBARA HARMON, Broker Barbara Mannon, Sales Associate, 647-5004


By. /s/ Tbnya Knox
Deputy Clerk
Publish: Nov. 18, 25, Dec. 2 and 9, 1993

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR GULF COLNT'. FLORIDA
Case No. 93.0218-CA
COUNTRYWIDE FUNDING CORPORATION
Plaintiff
vs.
*TRAMMEL MARK SCOTT anid SANDRA GAY'
SCOTt.
S Delfei.dajtis.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that. pursuant to the Or-
der of Sumrrmay Judgment of Foreclosure In this
cause. In the Circuit Cornn of Gulf County. FIoil-
do. I will sell the property situated in Gulf County.
Florida described as
Commencing at the point of Intersecuon of the
Northeasterly R/W line of U.S Highway No. 98
(StLte Road No. 301 with the South line of Section
32. Township 0 South. Range 11 West. Gulf
County. Florida. as same is shown on record plat
of Port St. Joe Beach Unit 2 as per plat thereof re-
corded In Plat Book 2. Page G. Public Records of
Gulf County. Florida: thence South 89'52'49' W
along said South line for 22.105 feet to an iron rod
that is 33 00 feet Northeasterly of and at right an-
gle to the centierllite of said U.S Highway No. 98:
thence N39 51 00" W along sold Northeasterly R/
W ine for 521.37 leet to a concrete monument.
thence N50-0900" E. 37622 feet. thence
N41 22 3" W, 97 25 feel for the Point of Begin-
rning: thence continue N41'22'36' W. 16.01 leel;
thence N50"29 28' E. said line passing ti.rough a
common wall for 100.06 feet: thence S4 I'22'36 E.
16.01 feet: thence S 50:2928 W. said line passing
through a common wall for 100.06 feet to the
Point of Beginiulg. being a porUon of Lot I. Peli-
r.zai Walk (rjnrecoidedl
at Putilic Sale. to the highest bidder., for cash: at.
the Front EitLrance of the Gulf County Coirt-
house -Port SL Joe. Florida. at I 1 a.m. EST on De-
cember 1. 1993
WITNESS my hand and the Seal of this Court this
I5t day of Novemher. 1993
SClei k of the Circuit Court
/s/Tonya Knox. Deputy Clerk
Publish November 18. 25. 1993

NOTICE
On October 28. 1993. there was tendered for
Filing with the Federal Commurnicatioius Commis-
r- slon I Washington. D.C., ali application for coil-
sent to assign the licenLe of FM Broadcast SaUtion
WKNB. Port SL. Joe. Florida. from Asterisk Broad-
casting, Inc. to Southern Broadcasthig Companies.
Inc.
The ofncers. directors, and 10% or greater
stockholders of Asterisk BroadoasOng. Inc are
Frederick H. Ingham. Richard S. Ingham. Jr. An-
nelle 1. Carney and Richard S. Ingham The offi-
cers. directors, and 10% or greater stockholders of
Southenrn BroadcastIng Companies. hic. are Paul
Stone and Charles E. Gibbens
A copy of the application and related raten-
: als Is available for public inspection during regular
business hours at the studios of Station WKNB.
Long Avenue Extension. Port St Joe. Flonda.
Publish: Nov. 11. 18 and 25. 1993

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AND QUALIFICA-
TIONS -ENEROY EFFICIENT CONTRACTOR
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County
Board of Commissioners will receive proposal ui.i
til 5.00 p.m.. E.S T.. Monday. December 6. 1993 at
the Clerks Office located at 1000 5th Street, Port
St. Joe. Florida. 32456. at which a later time and
place said proposals will be opened to furnish.
COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY CONSERVATION
PROGRAM
In accordance with forms anid speclflcauons on file
and obtainable in The Gulfl County Building De-
partment The Gulf County Board of Commission-
ers reserves the right to reject any or all proposals
S- and qualifications offered. For more Inforrratoii.
call 1904) 229-8944.
/s/Warren J. Yeager. Jr.. Chairman
attest: Benny C. Lister
Publish Nov. 18. 25. 1993


P.T.A. Attendance Award
Congratulations to Joann
Raffield. Pre-K teacher, for having
the largest percentage of parents
to attend our P.T.A. meeting.
Golden Apple Award
Congratulations to Regina
Lumley,' 5th grade teacher, for be-
Ing selected as WMBB Channel
13 Golden Apple Award teaclhr.
Mrs. Lumley was recognized I, st
week on the news segment. i"
Turkey Trot
Our sixth graders, along with
7th and 8th graders from P.S.J.
middle school, participated in the
annual Turkey Trot at the football
stadium. Awards were given for
Ist. 2nd. and 3rd place.
Bulldog Beat
Bulldog-- Beat.-' our school "
newspaper, will go on sale for 25t
beginning Monday. November 29.
Students of the Week
Congratulations to our Stu-
dents of the Week!
Emily Raffield. Jessica Ford.
Tiffany Clark. Amber Daniels.
and Brett Jeffcoat.
Progress Reports
Progress reports will be sent
home on Wednesday, December
.: 1. If you need to schedule a par-
ent/teacher conference, please
call 227-1221.
Parents Make the Difference
"Sticks and stones may break
my bones, but words can never
hurt me." says the children's
rhyme. Unfortunately, where self-
esteem is concerned, the rhyme
simply isn't true. The words you
use as a parent can build your
child's self-esteem or destroy
IL Here are some expressions
that can build self-esteem:
-* Knowing you. I'm sure you
will do fine;
You can do it, if you try;
,* I have faith in you:
You're trying yotir hardest,
and your work will pay off;.
*, I can see you put a lot of
effort Into that;
** That was a good try. Don't
worry about the mistake.


Sneo.


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NEW LISTINGS:
AMERICUS AVENUE, ST. JOE BEACH- 70' x 100' lot In first
block to the beacnl Beautiful shade trees view of the
gulf $17,500.00. Vons addition to Beacon Hill. BIk 11,
lot 10.
AMERICUS AVENUE, ST. JOE BEACH- Large. irregular shaped
lot in first block to the beach! Nice nhade trees, Good
view of the gulf S17.500 00
142 PINE STREET ST. JOE BEACH- Charming three bedroom.
one both home or beautiful corner lot with lots of
shade trees-just 1 block to the beach[ Sunken living
room with lovely free-standing fireplace and ceramic
tile flooring. Bright. airy kitchen wilh appliances Iriclud-'
ed. refrigerator, electric range, dishwasher, micro-
wave, washe' and dryer Nice large secluded polio
area in back yardl Detached one car garage wiln lots
of storage space. Central Heat/AC. In Eycellent condi-
tioni Very nicely decorated! Excellent beach home or
nice state home! Only S66.00.00.
ROBIN LANE: 117' x 112 4' lo on poved street In nice resi-
dential neighborhood Unit 17. Block 3, Lot 7.
$13,000.00. .


HOMES -Mexico Beach
206 HWY. 98 Mexico Beach. This 3 barm. 2 ba. single family
home has all the right features Located or, 50 150 lot
across from DEDICATED BEACH wth UNOBSTRUCTED GULF
VIEW! Living room has ceiling for, & great view ot the Gulfl
Lg. screened porch on fror.1i Lg kit & cinir.g area Beoutitul
-all wood cabinets w/Ig pantry' Bdrrrts haveicelling "fans.
very nicely coordinated wallpaper Vertical cllnc. Ihrough-
out house. 24 x35 double car garage w/slorage room Cir-
cle car driveways In front of houwe ,v/back fenced yardil Ex-
cell. cond $125.000.00.
Sandollar f4 Three bedroom, one both collage with
screened porch overlooking the Gulf Completely fur-
nished and equipped for summer rental. 95' waterfront
lot. S120.000.00.
245 Nan Nook Grand Isle Sub. Lovely NEW 3 bedroom. 2 bath
si ucca.fe e ef# lnaeu.iCluded
75 x. 11 lJs j l !fcos'J vliT.)J ceiing
fansw/ nm sdrordalCTlnei i itosch
en has fluorescent lighting. & all wood cabinets! Nice Ig
pantry & breakfast bail Lg. master bdrm hos ceiling far, w/
ght & lighted walk-in closet. Master bath has nice vanity
S area &linen closet. Other bdrms have ceiling fans w/lights
& lighted closets. 2nd bdrm has bock door which leaodt Io
private sun deckI Single car garage w/outo garage dr
Beautiful berber carpet thruout. Cen h&o Much more'
Must see this one S79,000 00
Sunkist Townhome #1, 109 A. 41sl Streel, Mexico Beach:
BEACHSIDEII One bedroom one both townhome com-
pletely furnished only steps to the beach End unit hra.
fenced private back and side yard area Nice deck
area In bock as well Very nicely decorated and fur-
nished. Never been rented Living, dining, arid kitchen
great room has cathedral ceiling. Kitchen has large bar.
Metal storage building outlidel Must see this one!
$52,500.00.
Loft by the Pier #12 & #14, Surfvlew and Spindrift Townhomes,
106B and 108D 37th Street Attractive two bedroom
townhomes near fishing .pier and beach. Newly remod-
eled. Completely furnished and equipped for second
home or rental; Bay window accents living room wilh ca-
thedral ceiling., rivote polio in back. off bedroom As-
sumable mortgage ~66,094-0 -0 och Reduced $63,000.
106 N. 19th Street: 3 teroor.2 bght, hor'ejn nice loca-
tion only 1 blocl ci TrA T 100' lot. LIv-
Ing room and dining area Kitchen has bar Cental Heat/AC.
Covered front porch Only $I48,.00,0, 455,.OO,00. REDUCED
TO $50,000.00. Call for more details.
602 Fortner Avenue Stucco DUPLEX only 1/2 block to the
BEACHI 2 Two bedroom, one both unit Completely fur-
S nsheo Or 50x150 lot Separate entrance to each unit.
Excellent rentals Presently rented S53.500.00
131h Street Two bedroom, one balh stilt home 1/2 block to
theBeachl Needs some TILC Large deck on front and
side. Partial view of the Gulfl Owner will finance.
S55.000.00.
314 Halley Drive Three bedroom, two bath townrhomes in
nice residential area. Vaulted ceiling In living, dining,
and kitchen areas. Large bar In kitchen. All appliances
Included. $48,500.00 to $49,900.00.
'64 Magnolia Ave.: This uniquely designed 2 story home has
many features to consider. Only 1/2 block to the beach
3 bedrooms, 2 full baths. (1 upstairs, 1 downstairs). Liv.
rm. has celling fan, track lighting, & sliding doors which
lead to large covered deck w/vlew of the gulf. Also side
sun deck off kitchen w/bar and flourescent lighting.
Completely fenced yard makes nice private outdoor liv-
ing. Lots of shade trees. .$85,000.00 Reduced to
$79,500.00. Also additional adjacent lot for $25,000.00.
7.10 Fortner Ave., Mexico Beach: 3 bedroom, two bath mobile
home on nice 50' x 150' lot close to the beach Large
kitchen with dining area. Appliances include refrigera-
tor, range, and washer. Garden tub In large bathroom.
Large screened porch on front. Single car garage. Metal
storage building. Ceiling fans In both bedrooms. Central
gas heat and electric ac. In Mint condition. Only 1 block
to the BEACH
200 6th Street Three bedroom, two bath double wide mobile
home. On large 105'x112.5' corner lot. Fastened to home
foundation. Only 2 blocks to the Beach! $45,500.00
ST. JOE BEACH
5612 Hwy. 98 (Corner of Selma) St. Joe Beach: Relax and en-
joy the view from the screened porch that overlooks the
Gulfl UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW. DEDICATED BEACH This two
bedroom, one bath block home has stood the test of
.time. Large kitchen with dining area. Living room has
good view of Gulfl On 74' x 90' corner lot. Single carport
In good condition A good buy at $79,000.90. $72,000.00.
354 Desoto St.: Large four bedroom, two bath brick home on two
Ig. corner lots with beautiful shade trees. Formal liv. rmn. and
dining rm. Lg. family rm. w/ceiling fan and built-in entertain-
ment center. Master bdrm. with ceramic tile bath. cen.
heat and air. Lg. utility rm. w/washer & dryer hook-ups. Front
covered porch Needs some workI Within walking distance
to beach $72,500.00.


'Ann Six,Sales Associate, 229-6392


648-5767.


235 Santa Anna: 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath brick home on 2 large
lors. Living and dining, great room w/catnearal ceilings
and brick wall fireplace Kitchen has all wood cabinets
Master bedroom has 1/2 bath and full walk-in closet.
Screened porch, Ig storage shed. Separate area set-up
for mobile nome hook-up w/,eplic, water, and power
Only short walk Ito Beochi $69.000.00.
Corner Canal Street & Alabama: Fi.'e (5) bedroom. two bath
two story home on 2 large corner lots Separate oc/heat
iistems for upstairs and downstairs, Could be made into
duplex Block constructior, $65,000.00.
335 Cortez St.: Two bedroom, one both 12 x 60 mobile home
on large I5 x 150 lol. Good condillion. Very clean Nice
10 x 10 sun deck orn rror.. Will make rice starter home or
vacation retreat $27,500.00.
241 Columbus SI.: Nice two bedroom, one both 12 A 60 mo-
bile home on lovel/ wooded lot Beautiful shade trees
Large i9 x 10 fronl screened porch Covered single car
carport 75 A 150 lot Nice neighborhood Only steps to
the beach $28,900.00.
OVERSTREET
406 N. Canal Dr.. Lovely 2 bedroom. 2 bath stucco rome on the
lrIracc.astal waterway Beauliful lot with 100 or, the Intro-
cooarol, appro 1I acre Li.' rm has cathedral ceiling w/
ceiling far-. Lg. sliding glosz dr leads to patio & overlooks the
Intracoaolal Waterway Relax & watch the ships go buyl Kit.
h. ns all wood caioneis,. nice bar w/spot lights, appliances in-
cludee ref-g range dilhwosrher. ice machine Mosler bdrmr,
has la closet -v/bifolid mirror doors. jlacuzzi tub In bath w/Ig
;.' wOlk-. ci.zelt C-r. ecl-c.r.c heao/ac (heat pump) saleilile
Sai.hnl 95.000 00

LOTS ON MEXICO BEACH'
Residential Zoned for Homes Only
New Mexico Drive i5)100 158 33 lots Mexico Beach Unit 14,
Bik B Lors 9. i i, 13. 15, 17. $6,000.oo Each.
New Mexico Drive 100 158 33 lot unit 14. Bik A, Lot 8. Re-
duced $5,000.00.
Texas Drive 100 x 108 lot. Unit 14, BIk F. Lot 6; $6,800,00 Own-
er t il finance REDUCED TO 4r6,39440. $4,900.00.
Arizona Drive: (2) 100x108' lots. Unit 14, Bik D, Lots 2, 4.
S7000 00 each
7th Street: (2;, 100i10833 lots. Unit .14, Blk D,' Lots 1, 3.
$7,000.00 each.
Corner of New Mexico Drive & Maryland Blvd.: 100' x 158.33'
lot. Unit 14, Blk B, Lot 1. Nice corner lot w/shade trees.,
$12,000.00.
Arizona Drive (5) 100 >108 lots Unit 14, Bik D, Lots 6, 8; 10,12,
IJ Owner fironcir.g Reduced to $5,500.00 each.
Colorado Drive: 100 / 15833 lots unit 14, Blk C, Lots 15, 17,
19 '7 O!.00 00eacn
Texas Drive (2) 100/100 lots Unit 14, Bik G, Lots 9, 10.
S8.000 00 eoch
71h Streel 100 Ai08 lot Or, paved street. Walking distance to
trhe Beaoch urnt id, BIk 0, Lot 15 $10,000.00. .
Wysong Avenue: 109 x 100' nice shaded lot on paved street
in rce subadivisior Underground utilities. Unit 17, Bik 1,
Lol 0. $12,000.00.
Palm Street: (2) 75' x 100' lots only 1 block to the Beach. Nice
shade trees, In residential area. $13,000 each. Unit 11,
Bik. 6, Lots 11, 13. '
Magnolia Ave.: 75'x102' lot only 1/2 block to the gulfl Good
Gulf view. Unit 11, Bik 8, Lot 7. $25,000.00.
Corner Oak Avenue & Palm Street 1 1/2 lots, large size Ir-
regular shaped ONLY 1/2 block to the Beachl Owner will
finance. Unit 11, Blk 8, E 1/2 of Lot 16,. All. of lot 18.
$29,800.00. -
Lots-Wysong Avenue: Two (2) large lots on paved street In
nice residential neighborhood w/underground utilities.
Cleared, filled, beautiful shade treesI $30,000.00
California Drive: 100' x 108.33' lot w/Ig. septic tank. Nice
neighborhood. $12,000.00. Mexico Beach Unit 14, BIk E,'
Lot 12.
Corner Texas Dr. and Hwy. 386-A: Two large comer lots with nice
shade trees. Nice neighborhood. $20,000.00. Mexico Beach
Unit 14, 81k F, Lots 24, 26.

LOTS ZONED FOR MOBILE HOMES
Maryland Blvd. 75 x 100 lot. Unit 12A, BIk C, Lot 4. $13,000.00.
41st Street 75 x 90. beachside lot. Unit 7, Bik 9, lot 12. $40,000
GULFAIRE
.Gulfalre Drive, Phase I: 65' x 112' home lot. Gulf view BIk B, lot
12. 440-,80. Reduced to $30,000.00.
Gulfaire Drive, Gulfaire Subdivision 70'x1 15'-home lot. BIk G,
Lot 2. Good view of the Gulf. $35,000.00.
WATERFRONT
Hwy. 98 ST. JOSEPH SHORES. 120'x397' waterfront lot.
$120,000.00. Possible owner financing.
COMMERCIAL LOTS
15th Street Beautiful 78' x 113.88' lot. commercially zoned in
good location. $12,000.00.
OVERSTREET
Canal Drive: This lovely three bedroom, two bath brick home
is located on the Intercoastal Waterway, with 135' front-
age. Dock on the canall Approximately 2 acres com-
pletely cleared and grassed. Lg. living room w/cathedral
ceiling, separate dining room. Kitchen has circular bar,
abundance of calt =o d hunter space. Appliances
Include range and I9. l. gerator. Master bedroom
has walk-in closet, and bath w/garden tub. Lg. screened
porch on back overlooks canal and front enclosed
porch. 4 car carport. 14' satellite dish, 12' x 24' utility
building. Must see this onell Good location, excellent
conditionI $85,000.00.
'229 Forest Ave., : 3 bedroom, 2 bath double wide mobile
home on 1 1/8 acres. Very well kept & maintained, in
mint con I I ng
fan. Kitch and
counter sp Ce.asredram-s elfa, g k-
in closet, and garden tub in bath. Property is completely
cleared. Small fish pond, Fruit trees, nice garden spot.
Large covered porch on front. ,424900. Reduced to
40,94 0.0. $39,900.00.
263 Forest Ave., Overstreet: Two bedroom, 1 bath mobile
home on 1.12 acres. Cen. gas heat/elec. a/c. Applianc-
es include refrig., range. 12'x16' storage building. 50'xl00'
stocked pond. Utility area w/washer & dryer hook-ups.
Excellent starter home. 1 6,900900.Reduced to
$23,900.00.


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Fourth Grader Is WES

Student of the Week


ball and watch a little TV. His fa-
vorite show is "Seaquest". When
.offered one wish, if it were possi-
ble, Josh chose "peace in the
world." Josh cites his mom, dad,
and brother as important people
in his life.
Jevonne Jones Wins Color The
Weather
Jevonne Jones, a 3rd grader
in Linda Whitfield's class, won
the weekly Color the Weather col-
oring contest from Channel 7 TV
station. Jevonne told her class
that her meal of hamburger, fires,


Worship:
11 a.m. Sunday
Nursery


Minister: Tom Skipper 229-8310
Message Sunday: Becoming As Little Children
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue "


Constitution AndMonument
Catch the S roit c' o tmt-
THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School......... 9:45 a.m. Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship.... 11:00,a.m. Choir Practice
Methodist Youth Wednesday.......... 7:30 p.m.
Fellowship.......... 5:00 p.m.
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Charlotte Henderson
PASTOR YOUTH/ CHOIR DIRECTOR



THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES' PORT ST. JOE
++ + 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
+4+ Sunday School 9:45
++ ++ ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


of Port St.Joe
SWeekly Meeting Times
Sunday Morning Celebration and Worship...................... 10:00 a.m.
Thursday Night Bible Study........................................... 7:00 p.m.
lnercessorv Prayer at The Rock. Mon.-Fri. ............. 7:00 -: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
SUNDAY SUNDAY
Worship: 11 a.m. Sunday Morning Roundup: 10 a.m.
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.






Pine Street Overstreet
Sunday School ....................................10:00a.m.
Sunday Worship ................................11:00 a.m.

Wednesday Bible Study........................ 3:00 p.m.
Pastor W.L. Remain 12/17-6/93 Phone 648-8144



"The Exciting Place to Worship"


First Baptist 'Church

102 Third Street
Port St. Joe, Florida
-BuddyCaswell H. R. Naberhuis
ll I i -Minister of Music & Youth Interim Pastor
^ ==^ '2


Wewahitchka

Elementary

News...
By Linda Whitfield


and a Coke was "really good".
Thanks, PTOi
The faculty and staff of WES
appreciate President April An-
drews and the other. officers'of
our PTO for remembering us dur-
ing American Education Week., It
was celebrated November 14-20.
On Friday, a breakfast of cinna-
mon rolls, milk, juice, and colTee


K'.


4th Grader Josh Conley is
Student of the Week
Esther Taunton chose 10
year old Josh Conley as our Stu-
dent of the Week. Josh is the son
of Ellie and H. C. Conley, and has
one brother named Hank. Josh's
favorite subject in school is sci-
ence. That fits, as he wants to be
a scientist when he grows up.
Josh says this about himself, "My
favorite sport is football. I also
like to go hunting and fishing. I
like learning a lot, too." For recre-
ation, Josh likes to play basket-


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was nice t(

t approach


From the
Principal's Desk

Wewahitchka

High School
By Larry A. Mathes

Jr. College Basketball
December 4, at 7:30, the Gulf Coast Commodores will host Jef-
ferson Davis Junior College at the WHS gym. This is part of GCCC's
attempt to spread the word to surrounding areas that they are inc
terested in these towns and schools, and hopefully, local students
will take a greater interest in GCCC. Tickets at the gate are $3 for
adults, $2 for students.
Well, the Thanksgiving bird has already taken a beating: and.
after a brief break, students will hit the home stretch for the first
semester. Hopefully, the number of interruptions will be reduced
and grades will be increased.
Thanks to the many students that donated cash & groceries to
help others less fortunate enjoy a thanksgiving meal. It is good to
know that the students do care when you call on them to help.
Basketball games are coming fast and furiously-too many to
list. Try to find a schedule and attend when you can. The,players
need your support (both boys and girls).
ROTC has an annual trip to Pensacola Naval Air Station sched-
uled for December 1-2-3 to familiarize cadets with base life. A trip
to the Air Museum is worth the drive itself, but cadets will get to
tour many other sections of the base as well.
It seems odd to be thinking about Christmas holidays, but
when we return from Thanksgiving, it's only 3 1/2 weeks to the end
of the semester and the start of Christmas holidays (Dec. 23-Jan.
10). Teachers return Jan. 7 for a work day.


flaWJ'I0W5. E~eenta ]


.By Barbara Eells
First Grade Poetry
What is it like to be a pil-
grim? Well, when I walked into
their room the other day, they:,
were "building" log cabins out of
logs (tree limbs) and mortar
(glue)-they built fences and set,
up gardens, with- especially corn"
planted-all this led to their set-
tiement of Plymouth, where they
would share a traditional Indian
feast with their new neighbors.
the Indians of many surrounding
villages. .. .
Miss Mary and four children
were sewing cloth squares togeth-
er, from which they will make a
quilt. They have already made,,
candles, and on Wednesday they
will be the invited guests of the ,
Indians (2nd graders) for a har- '
vest feast.
Here are some Thanksgiving
poems for you to enjoy:
I am a little pilgrim boy.
I made friends with the Indians.
I had a feast with the Indians.
I came from England.
.1 am a little.pilgrim boy.
'-Aaron Little,
e' I am a little pilgrim girl.
I play on a rocking horse.
I fly kites.
I play hopscotch.
I am a little pilgrim girl.
-Danielle Densmore
I am a little pilgrim girl. ,
I do -a lot of things.
I do work.
I make clothes.
I am a little pilgrim girl.
-Calsey Spriggs
SI am a little angel girl.
I live in heaven. s
I have white wings.
I am all white.
I am a little angel girl.
-Andrea Gaylor
Save FoodWorld-Delchamps Labels
Save FoodWorld and Del-
champs labels for Highland View.
We will be glad to come pickthem


up or you can send them by stu-
dents. Also Campbell's products
labels, packages and boxes.
Thanksgiving
It is time to give thanks for
our many blessings-with one of
our most precious blessings of
all-human life. k :
Take time to look at the' face
of your child.
Look at his or her face-really
LOOK.
Is she or he happy? Or lonely,
or sad?
Take time to listen to the
words of your child.
Listen to the innocence of the
youniger. Listen to the sometimes
shocking maturity of the older.
Take time to hug your child-
even if he or she is abig "child"
now-and most of all, take time
to say "I love you".

Baxter Named
As LU Rep.
Livingston.- University has
named E. Zedoc Baxter of Port St.
Joe Florida Alumni Representa-
tive for the Florida Panhandle.
LU, through its Alumni Af-,
fairs Office, has recently designat-
ed a number of alumni to serve
as area representatives.: These
people will help promote LU, its
activities and alumni in the area
they represent. Through their in-
volvement, they will help the Uni-
versity with high school recruit-
ment including such events as
high school career days, gradua-
tion ceremonies and high school
honors day.
Baxter is pastor of First Unit-
ed Methodist church. He is mar-
ried and has five children.

Shop St. Joe Merchants -they
support you., :


first 'United ",Methodist Chiurch
111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410

Morning ChurcQh.............. 9:00 a.m..CT
Church School' ................. 10:00 am. CT
Nursery Provided


.Charles M. Parker, Pastor
Office Phone:' 648-8820


We Want You To Be
Part of the Friendly 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
Minister of
Music


John Anderson, Music Director
Houis: Monday-Friday, 9'am-12'noon CT


A. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
.^ I CHURCH
d c 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
" SUNDAY WORSHIP....................i:...... 10 a.m.
* ll r ADULT SCHOOL........................... 11 a.m.
*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
(Us 'N Nursery Available

The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor


ing. Soon it will be time for Gulf
County's Christmas festivities, In-
cluding the. tree lighting ceremo-
'ny.-,An outdoor tree :must use
.durable, weather-proof orna-
ments to survive the elements.
Since we have an abundance of
natural objects, such as shells,
pine cones, buds, and other natu-
ral substances, we're hoping
spme of our readers can help
come up with ideas for creative
ornaments. Any organization,, civ-
ic group, or club that wishes to
create. ornaments for the tree can
contact Tamara Laine or Lisa
Mahlkov at 227-1223 for more in-
- formation.
O School Advisory Committee
Meeting
,The- next meeting for the
- School Advisory Committee (SAC)
will be on December 7 at 3:30 in
the WVES Media Center.. All are
encouraged to attend.
John Says Thank You
Coach John Franzese would
like to thank all those who partic-
ipated in' the donkey basketball
game last Tuesday. It was a very
successful day and one which
earned a lot of money for the PE
Department. John hopes every-
one enjoyed the event.
Goal of 500 Cans to Lend A
Hand ,


Lori Price, in her TV produc-
tions, has been appealing to the
school to help her collect 500
cans of non-perishable items to
assist the Wewa Ministerial Asso-
ciation. Learning to give and help
"-others is something one can enjoy
the rest of one's life.
New Face at WES-Karen Minger
Karen Minger of Port St. Joe
is a new face at WES. She is sub-
stituting for 2nd grade teacher
Doris Jean Whitten who is taking
care of her new baby,, Tyler. Kar-
en is married to Gary Minger and
they are the parents of a daugh-
ter, Kayla, who is 2 1/2 years old.
Karen graduated from GCCC and
FSU in Panama City. Her hobbies
include cross-stitching, and any-
thing to do with the beach, espe-
cially fishing. Karen has lived in
Gulf County since the third
grade. Her first memories of
school were in Sylvia Costin's
classroom. Karen is a warm,
friendly, caring person, whom we
are lucky to have at WES. From
all accounts, Karen likes us, too.
Turkey Tumble
First grader Sarah Lawrence
won 2nd in vault, 3rd on bars,
5th on the beam, 6th on floor,
and 5th overall at the Turkey
Tumble at the Beaches Training
Center. Sarah is the daughter of
Teddy and Linda Lawrence.


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
"MEXICO BEACH
823 N. 15th Street
648-5776
Sun. Bible Study (all ages)...................9:00 CST
Morning Worship ............................10:00 CST
Evening Worship ...............................6:30 CST
Wed. Bible Study (all ages).................6:30 CST
,Iev. Tommy Doss, Pastor ,.




SHighland View

r "United Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
Highland View
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor

Sunday School...... .............................. .......... 10 a.m.
Morning W worship ....................... ...... ....................................... 11 a.m .
Evening W orship .............................................. ........................ 6 p.m .
TF9/30/93-12/30/93



Christian Fellowship
In.dep-enedent Baptist Church
500 15th Street North, Mexico Beach, FL
,;., 1 Come, Share, Rejoice ,
648-8972 Church Bo Boyette, Pastor 647-8936 Res




W deS...................... .-..6
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Innovative, Informal, In Touch

Rev. Ken Coots, Pastor
Ministers at Large, All Members
First Union Bank Building
9am Sunday School
10am and 6pm Worship
Wed. 6:30pm Prayer Service


A Fitness Center
for developing the spiritual side
of who you are.
Everyone invited!


was waiting for. us. It
be remembered'.
Can You Help?
Christmas is fas


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Bible Study:
10 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday


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THE STAR. PORT ST JOE. F THURSDAY. NOV. 25. 1993


[ Gulf County Commission Minutes


Port St. Joe, Florida
October 7, 1993
Special Meeting
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners met this date in special session with the
following members present: Chairman nathan Pe-
ters. Jr.. and Comm. Warren J. Yeager. Jr., Jessie
V. Armstrong, Michael L. Hammond, and Billy E.
Traylor.
Others present were: County Attorney J.
Patrick Floyd, Chief Deputy Clerk Doug Birming-
ham. Deputy Clerk Debbe Wlbberg. Administra-
tor/Emergency Management Director R. Larry
Wells, and Building Inspector Don Butler.
The meeting was called to order at 5:00
p.m., EDT.
RESOLUTION 93-30 CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYS-
TEM
Upon reading by County Attorney J. Patrick
Floyd, Chairman Peters passed the chair to Vice-
Chairman Yeager and motioned to approve the fol-
lowing resolution regarding the State's Criminal
Justice System. Comm. Traylor seconded the mo-
tion and the motion passed unanimously. Acting
Chairman Yeager returned the chair to Chairman
Peters.
Resolution 93-30
On file at GulfCotunty Courthouse
1000 Fifth SLt. Port St Joe, Florida.
PROCLAMATION DECLARE OCTOBER
"CRIME PREVENTION MONTH'
Upon reading by County Attorney Floyd.
Comm. Traylor motioned to approve the following
proclamation declaring October,"Crime Prevention
Month". Comm. Yeager seconded the motion and
the motion passed unanimously.
PROCLAMATION on file at Gulf County
Courthouse.
COURTHOUSE SPACE
Administrator Wells presented his request to
the Board for additional office space in the Court-
house. Comm. Yeager discussed "splitting' the
area designated as a computer room for the Prop-
erty Appraiser and Tax Collector. After discussion
regarding the relocation of the Veteran Services Of-
ficer, Comm. Traylor motioned to relocate the Vete-
ran Services Officer's office to the office between.
the Circuit Judge's Chambers and the Law Li-
brary, on the second floor in the Gulf County
Courthouse, effective when the Maintenance De-'
partment Building is completed. Comm. Hammond
S seconded the motion and the motion passed 5-0.
ADVERTISE SOLID WASTE COORDINATOR
Conim. Hammond motioned to advertise im-
mediately for. a Solid Waste Coordinator, and that
all applications must be received by Tuesday. No-
vember 2, 1993, with their final decision to be
made at the regular meeting, Tuesday, November
9. 1993. He also noted that the salary will be paid
from the Small County Grant Funds. Comm. Tray-
lor seconded the motion, for discussion. After dis-
cussion, the motion passed with Comm. Traylor,
Yeager, Armstrong, and Hammond voting yes and
Chairman Peters voting no.
WHITE CITY WATER SYSTEM
Comm. Hammond discussed the progress of
the White City Water System and that construc-
flon should begin withili seven days.
SHIP PROGRAM
Ship Coordinator Don Butler presented ant
update of the SHIP Program and submitted two (2)
check requests for the Board's approval. (Comm.
Traylor left the meeting at 5:28 p.m.) Comm. Yeag-
er motioned to approve the two (2) check requests.
Comm. Hammond seconded the motion and the
motion passed 4-0.
Gerald Nixon, not to exceed $9,960; William
Lee, not to exceed $10,077.
There being no further business and upon
motion by Comm. Hammond, second by Comm.
.eager and alunamous -ote the meeur.g did Lther,
adijnnn, a 5 39 p i EDT
NAThLAN PETERS. JR. C-LHAIRMAN
ATTEST' BENNY C LISTER
Port St. Joe. Florida,
October 11, 1993
Public Hearing
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sloners held a public hearing with the following
members present: Chairman nathan Peters, Jr.,
and Comm. Warren J. Yeager, Jr., Michael L.
Hammond.
Jessie V. Armstrong and Billy E. Traylor
were absent.
Others present were: Building Inspector Donti
Butler and Deputy Clerk Debbe Wibbergg
The hearing wa&. called to order at7.04 p n. .
EDT.
Comm. Michael L. Hammond opened the
meeting with prayer and Cha3irmai, Narhan Feters
Jr led the pledge of allegiance to- the 114g
WATER PURCHASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN
GULF COUNTY AND THE CITY OF MEXICO
BEACH
Bldg. Ins. Butler addres"_ed the public.: re-
garding the water piihchxe agreemeri between
the city of Mexico Beach td Cuflf Cc.u-ti' He _--t-
ed that fichaii.g the ,a:.rer f-.cm Meuco Beach
cotl1 .-_ae .rhe Beiche-- Warer S.,ltemr, $22000
tile'County would be able to p.-. ide increased wa-
S tr pressure to the co.-i,.mer d prNide addl.
tonal hydrant s.
Ti1e public expressed the fAliowir,. concerns:
1 Qujir.t o iA'a'er
2 Pa.vmeit l AddronAl Lii,-
3 Higher Rates
4 Cocerned, If Cir, of PSJ r.uld i.ell to the
Bea.ch. Of the C.oitr wanted to purchase ifr'om the
City in L- the i'uore
Thre public requested that the Board present
an auditor's report, breakdown of expenditures.
and disbursement of f'rnds to be discussed at ar.-
odther hearing After dicuuslon. Comm. Hammond
requested that another hearing be held. Monday,
October 25. 1993, at 7:00 p.m. EDT to discuss the
public's requests.
The hearing adjourned at 8:49 p.m. EDT.
NATHAN PETERS, JR. CHAIRMAN
ATIEST: BENNY C. LISTER
Port St. Joe. Florida
S -, October 12, 1993
S. Regular Meeting
The Gulf County Board of Coury Commis-
stoners met this date lii regular sessloni ith the
fol'luing members present Chairrr.an Warren J.
)eager. Ji and Co.mm Naihan Peters, Jr., Jessie
V Armsuoi.g. Michael L Harimmond and Billy E.
Traylor.
Others present were: County Attorney J.
Patrick Floyd, Clerk Benny C. Lister, Chief Deputy
Clerk Doug Birmingham, Deputy Clerk Debbe Wlb-
berg, Administrator/Emergency Management Di-
rector R. Larry Wells, Building Inspector Dot But-
ler, Public Works Superintendent Bob Lester. and
ChiefDepuity Jack DaVilla.
The meeting, was called to order at 6:01
p.m., EDT. : '
Administrator Larry Wells'opened the meet-
Ing with prayer and Chairman Warren J. Yeager,
Jr., led the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
OUTGOING CHAIRMAN
Chairman Warren,J. Yeager, Jr., presented a
gavel to outgoing Chairman Nathan Peters, Jr., In
recognition of his service at Chairman of the Board
of Gulf County Commissioners for 1992-93. Mr.
Peters expressed his gratitude and requested that
the Board consider mandatory trash collection for
the Solid V, a te Pr:-giarr.
APPROVE MINUTES
Upon the noted correction by Comm. Peters,
Comm. Hammond motioned to approve the min-
utes for the following meetings. Comm. Traylor
seconded the motion and the motion passed unan-
imously. '
september 28, 1993-Regular ,Meeting; Octo-
ber 4. 1993-Special'Meeting. .
ORDINANCE ANIMAL CONTROL
Upon reading by County A.t:.n.el Floyd,.
Comm. Peters motioned to adopt a, ,rdin,,hce re-
latiig to the regulation, licensing, vaccination,
confinement, and disposal of cats and dogs in Gulf
County and to'adopt an ordinance establishing the
GurlfCounty Animal Control Authority.
.:ORDINANCE 93-07 on file at Gulf County
Courthouse.
ORDINANCE 93-08 .on file at Gulf County
Coufrthouse.
ST. JOE SERVICE'- ANN WHITE
-; Mrs. Ann White of St. Joe Service addressed
the Board regarding competency testing in Gulf
County. She requested that the County establish
competency testing for contractors. After discus-
sion by the Board, the Board requested that a
committee of local contractors be established to
meet with Building Inspector Butler mand present
their findings at the next regular Board meeting.
INVOICE FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF
COUNTIES-ANNUAL DUES
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond. second
by oinom. Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved payment of anr invoice In the amount of
S$1,450. to the Florida Association of Coumnties for
the annual dues. from November 1, 1993 to Octo-
ber/31, 1994. '
INVOICE APALACHEE REGIONAL PLANNING
COUNCIL ANNUAL DUES
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond, second
by Comm. Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board
agreed to table an invoice, the first of three pay-
ment sin the amount of $1.250.00, for the
County's annual membership dues to the Apalach-
ee Regional Plannting Council for the fiscal year
1994 (October 1. 1993, through September 30,
1994.)
INVOICE PREBLE RISH CHIPOLA RIVER
PROJECT


Upon motion by Comm. Hammond, second
by Comm. Armstrong. and unanimous vote, the
Boaid approved payment of ai Invoice from
.Preble-Rish in the amount of $4,000.00 for the
Chipola River Project, with payment to be made
from Professional Enginteering Services.
COUNTY ATTORNEY BILLING FOR DEP/
GROUNDWATER REPORT
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond. second
by Comm. Armstrong. and unanimous vote. the
Board approved payment of ar ifivolce in the
amount of $1,237.50% from County Attorney Floyd
,for the preparation and attendance at a conference
with the Depart-e-net of Envirtonmental Protectioil
Agency.
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION CONSENT ORDER
County Attorney Floyd discussed the meet-
Ing he and'Building Inspector Butler attended with


with Mr. Jerry Stokoe of the Senior Citizens Center
and that Mr. Stokoe stated that the original re-
quest to locate the Senior Citizens Center next to
the library was feasible.
ST. JOE BEACH WATER SYSTEM MEETING
Comm. Hammond stated that a public hear-
ing will be held monday. October 25. 1993. at 7
p.m., to discuss a water purchase agreement be-
tween Gulf County and Mexico Beach.
PORARY EMPLOYEE SALARY
Comm. Hammond Inquired if the recent sal-
ary increase for newly hired employees applied to
temporary employees. The Board stated that it did
not apply to temporary employees, but only to full-
time employees.
CITY OF WEWA CHOPPER
Comm. Traylor motioned to advertise to pur-'
chase a chipper for the City of Wewa at an estimat-
ed cost of $7.000 to 7,500, with payment to be
made from the Recycling and Education Grant.
Comm. Armstrong seconded the motion and the


the Department of Environmental Protection Agen-
cy regarding ground water monitoring results for
the Gulf County. Landfills. He stated that the
County has not received any written notice of any
violation for violations of monitoring of the ground-
water sites but that a consent order had been is-
sued and that the County Is being asked to pay
penalties In the amount of $2,100.00. Comm.
Hammond stated that he objected tot eh payment
and the consent order. Upon discussion by County
Attorney Floyd, the Board requested that he con-
tact the Department of Environmental Protection
for an extension of the time to consider the con-
sent order. After discussion, Comm. Traylor mo-
tioned to sign the consent order and to pay the set-
tlement amount of $2100.00, contingent upon an
extension not being granted by the DEP, with pay-
ment to be made from the Landfill AccountL
Comm. Peters seconded the motion and it passed
unanimously.
COUNTY ATTORNEY MONTHLY BILLING
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond. second
by Comm. Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved payment of the monthly billing for the
County attorney in the amount $1,897.50, and
that $157.50 would be paid from by the Value Ad-
Justment Board's Budget.
ORDER FOR PAYMENT OF ATTORNEY'S FEE
AND COSTS
Comm. Peters motioned to pay $915 to At-
torney Gordon Schuler. for fees and cost for repre-
senting Sherry Dobbins Erickson, by order of
Judge Dedee -Costello. Comm. Hammond made a
supplemental motion to table this issue. Comm.
Traylor seconded the motion for discussion. After
discussion, Comhm. Traylor withdrew his second.
Comm. Armstronig seconded the motion. After dis-
cussion, the motion passed with Chairman Yeager
and Comm. Peters and Armstrong voting yes, and
Comm. Traylor and Hammond voting no. The
Board requested that letters be written to State
Representative Trammel, State Senator Pat Thom-
as, Secretary of State Jim Smith, and State Repre-
sentatives Mitchell and Clemons objecting to the
laws that allow judges to order Counties to pay
these types of expenses.
CITY OF WEWA WATER BILL FOR WILLIAMS-
BURG/METHODIST HILL,
Comm. Peters motioned to pay the water bill
from the City of Wewa for'Williamsburg/Methodist
Hill in the amount of $141.25. Comm. Traylor sec-
onded the motion. After discussion, the motion
passes with Commas. Traylor, Peters, and Arm-
strong voting yes and Chairman Yeager. and
Comm. Hammond voting no.
PUBLIC HEARING LAND USE ADOPTION
CHANGE
Comm. Traylor motioned ,to adopt the land
use change for Mr. George Whiting's property on
South Canal Street in Overstreet:from residential
to mixed residential/commercial to be used for a
RV park. Comm. Armstrong seconded the motion
and the motion passed unanimously.
SPACEPORT
Adininistrator Wells stated that he had re-
ceived a letter from the Florida Spaceport Authori-
ty and that a launch has tentatively been sched-
uled for December 4, 1993.
SOLID WASTE COORDINATOR
Admin. Wells presented a copy of the adver-
tisemetit for a Solid Waste Coordinator"for the
Board's review.' He stated that the ad will be
placed in The Star for the next two weeks.
RECYCLING AND EDUCATION PLAN 993-B4
Admin. Wells presented a copy of the Recy-
cling and Educauc.i, Plan lor the fiscal year 1993-
94.
INVENTORY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Comm. Peters mooned to make the follow-
ing changes to the Emergency Management De-
partment intiventit Comm Hammond secoihded
th emotion and the mouuC, passed iuiaumouslvy.
90-109 OIS eal-,her Statlit, Junk
90-112 Regentc Radio Transfer to Search
& Rescue
FACSIMILE STAMP
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm. Hammond, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved Admin. Wells to be the custodian
of Chairman Yeager's facsimile signature stamp.
FLORIDA COUNTIES AND TRUST
Comm. Peters motioned to submit a letter to
proceed with a request for technical assistance
through the Florida Counties and Trust. Comm.
Armstrong-seconded the motion and the motion
passed unanimously.
ADVERTISE PUBLIC HEARING MOVING
VIOLATION SURCHARGE
Comm. Traylor motioned to advertise for a
public hearing, with the liiteht to adopt an ordi-
na ice for a moving u-aflTc uaslotlaOn a lllcarge to be
used to fuid the 911 system. Comm Hammond'
seconded the mouoi aid the mouoti passed uhan-i
ImO,,s.ly.
ITT HARTFORD
Up-an recommendation by County Attorney
Flovd Comm Hammond motioned to table the In-
rr.e from fIT Hartford. Comm Trailor seconded
Sthe mouion and the motion passed unanimously.
FISHER CONSTRUCTION PAY REQUEST
Upon recommendation bl Bldg. Ins. Butler
SCo.mm Traylc.r motioned to permit all Counr
lildflill operators and the Solid Waste coordinator
attend a landfill operators certiflcason course In
Galnesville. November 17. 18. and 19. Comm.
amnirond seconded the motion and the motion
pa..ed uranimmously It was noted that this course
cain be paid for from the Small County Grant
funds.
SOLD WASTE FACILITY OPERATOR
Bldg, leis. Butler discussed that S Barker
aid Associates County Solid Waste Consultants,
recommended that the County have a facility oper-
aior ouer the Landilll operators. Mr. Buter dis-
cussed the Department of Environmeiilal Protec-
din Agency s requirements regarding landfills
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond, second
by Comm. Traylor, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved the signing of a release "of liability for
property damage in the amount of $707 83. from
Flonda Mining. that resulted from an accident in-
voling a concrete truck hitting a fire hydrant
SEARCH AND RESCUE/BUDGET AMENDMENT
Comm Tra)lor motioned to advertise to re-
pla]ce two (2) exLLting doors and purchasing three
13) additloiial doors for the Search ajd Rescue
Blindtig at an estimated Crut of $2.900 b>
amendutg the budget I.) reducing Reserse for Con-
uneiicvy b, s2.900 and Incieastng the Search and
Regcue budget by $2,900. The Bomad stated that
.,y addIll.tioal funds that are needed will be pro
vided by the Maintenance Department budget.
Comm. Armstrong seconded the motion and the
motion passed unanimously.
The meeting recessed at 7:06 p m EDT.
The meeting recominened at 7.39 p im EDT.
BEACH CLEAN-UP GUY GAMMILL
Guy Gammill discussed the recent annual
beach clean-up and note that it was a tremen-
dous success with, an estimated 476 volunteers
participating in the cleanup. The Board expressed
their appreciation to Mr. Gammill and the volun-
teers.
INVOICE C.W. ROBERTS
Comm. Armstrong motioned to approve atn
invoice from C.W. Roberts In the amount of
$26.527.95 for Contract #2, for road paving ont
Caimnni Drive. Red Bull Island, with payment to
be mr~ade irrm the Secondary Road and Bridge
fund and the Wewa Health Departr.ent paikaig
lot, with payment to be made from the FEMA
funds received in fiscal year 1992-93. Comm.
Hammond seconded the motion and the motion
passed unanimously. County Engineer Rish noted '
that the City of Wewa has $18.959.95 left fiomr
their bond money to pay for the road paring it. the
City of Wewa. (Comm. Tro)lor leit the meeting at
7:36 p.m.) .
CHANGE ORDER
Comm. Hammond motioned to approve the
signing of a change order for Contract #2 with
C.W. Roberts. Comm. Armstrong seconded the mo-
tion anid the motion passed 4-0.
(Comm. Traylor returned at 7:41 p.m.)
CONCRETE RUBBLE
Comm. Hammond motioned to pay anr in-
voice from C.W. Roberts for concrete rubble for the
first bridge at Red Bull Island, in the amountit of
$2,520.00, contingent upon this invoice not being
previously paid. Comm. Traylor seconded the mo-
tion and the motion passed unanimously.
SOIL CONTAMINATION SURVEY
County Engineer Rish discussed a report
from Southern Earth Sciences regarding a soul
contamination survey that they had recently per-
formed at Land's Pit anid recommended that the
Board continue with the same process.
SOUTHERN EARTH SCIENCE SURVEY
Comm. Traylor motioned to proceed with a
soil contamination survey by Southern Earth Sel-
entce, around the parameters of the diesel spill at
the Road Department, at an estimated cost of
$2,750.00. Comm. Hamnmond seconded the motion
and the motion passed unanimously. -
COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT -
REFRIGERATOR
Comm. Armstrqng requested that a refriger-
ator be purchased for the County Extension
Agent's office. After discussion, the Board stated
that the County Extension Agent's budget wquld
allow for this purchase.
SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER
Comm. Hammond discussed his meeting


Chairman Yeager discuss 'his meeting with
Courts Adminstrator Alex Pitts. Comm. Hammond
presented a plan to relocate the Cirtcuit'Judges' of-
Ace. After discussio-n C hara! Yeaager stated
that he feels that the-Board, has accommodated all
the cunrent office space needs.
COUNTY LOGO CONTEST
Upon' discussion by Administrator Wells,
Comm. Hammond motioned to enter the logo that
had 'been created by a Steering Committee when,
the Gulf County Couirthouse was dedicated, into
the current County Logo Contest and If the logo
woni., there would be no prize money awarded.
"" Comm. Peters seconded the motion and the mo-
tion passed unanimously.
INVENTORY TRANSFEtR
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond. second
by Comm. Armstrong and unanimous vote, the
. Board approved, to.transfer.the following item from -
the Circuit Judges' inventory to the Emergency


motion passed tanimously.
OLD GULF COUNTY COURTHOUSE/BUDGET
AMENDMENT
Upon discussion by Bldg. Ins. Butler,
Comm. Traylor: motioned to complete the restora-
tlon of the Old Gulf County Courthouse at a cost
of $13,000, with payment to be made by amending
the budget by decreasing Reserve for Contingency .
by $13,000 and Increasing County Courthouse/
Courthouse Improvements. Comm. Armstrong sec-
onded the motion mid the motion passed uamni-
mously. Bldg. Ins. Butler noted that the project
will be completed 60 to 75 days after November 1,
1993.
LEASE AGREEMENT FOR OLD GULF COUNTY
COURTHOUSE HEADSTART PROGRAM
The Board requested that Admin. Wells pre-
pare a lease agreement between the Board of
County Commissioners and Gary Carter, Adminis-
trator of the Headstart Program in Wewa, for ren-'
tal of office space in the Old Gulf County Court-;
house.
GEORGE BRYANT r
Comm. Peters motioned to maintain 'George
Bryant as'a County maintenance employee at the
hourly rate currently being paid by the School
Board. Comm. Armstrong seconded the motion ..
and the motion 'passed 4-1 (Comm. Traylor op-
posed).
COURTHOUSE SPACE
Comm. Peters stated that he had previously -.
spoken with Clerk Lister, and that Mr. Lister had -
requested to keep the space that had previously
been designated to his office. Mr. Peters -recom- .
mended that the c'irrent chairman head the "
Courthouse Space Committee. Comm. Hammond
discussed his meeting with Judge Costello regard- ,
ing her current office 'space and the possibility of
relocating -her office space. After discussion,
Comm. Traylor motioned to begin the. legal pro-
ceedings necessary. who has the authority to allo-
cate office space to the Circuit iudge
Comm. Hammond seconded the moron. Af-
ter discussion, Comm. Hammond withdrew his
second. Comm. Traylor withdrew his motion.
Comm. Traylor motioned that the Chairman
present the Board's recommendation for office
space for the Circuit Judge. Comm. Hammond sec-
onded the motion.
After discussion, the motion failed with
Chairman Yeager, and Comms. Armstrong and Pe-
ters voting no, and Commas. Tra. l:r aid Hamr, miid
votliig eas ,
Comm Traylor motioned to request that
Judge Costello 'attend the next regular Board
'meeting, Tuesday, October 26, :1993, to describe to
the Board, what is acceptable for her office space
on the second floor of the Gulf County Court-
house. Comm. Hammond seconded the motion
and the motion passed unanimously.
WORK CREW
Chairman Yeager passed the chair to Comm.
Peters and motioned to provide the Work Crew
from the south end of the County with a trailer, if
the cost does not exceed $2,000. Comm. Ham-
mond seconded the motion anid the motion passed
unanimously. Acting Chairman Peters returned
the chair to Chairman Yeager.
There being no further business and upon ,
motion by Comm. Peters, second by Comm. Tray-
lotr, and unanimous vote, the meeting did then ad-
journ at 8:39 p.m. EDT.
WARREN J. YEAGER. JR-., CHAIRMAN
ATTEST: BENNY C. LISTER, CLERK ,

Tie Gtlf C,..uity Board of Colnit. Comms.
held a pn.blic hearing at the St. Jc-e Beach Fire De
pmar-tient with the lfoloruing member preseliL
Chairman Warren J. Yeager. Jr.. and Chairmant
Michael L. Hammond aiid Noth,m, Peters, Jr.
Coimms Billy E. Traylor and Jessie V. Arristr.ong
were abent .
Others memIbers present were Building In-
spector Don Butler and Deputy Clerk Debbe ib-.
berg.
The meeting was called to order at 7:14
p.m., E.D.T.
Comm. Michael L. Hammond opened the
meeting with prayer and Chairman Warren J.
Yeager, Jr. led the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
S WATER PURCHASE "AGREEMENT BE-
TWEEN GULF COUNTY AND THE CITY OF MEX-
ICO BEACK .
Comm Hainmond reported to the public .
that the County had met with the City of Port St. -
Joe. He stated that the City had agreed to reduce
the selling price of water to the Beaches Water
System by 40 20 per 100 gallons He also noted
-that the Board would be looking Into a new bond
at a lower Initerest and the purchase of a new
puMip to Increase water pressure After discussion.
the public expressed their appreciation for the
Board's efforts.
The meeting did then adjourn at 7:55>p.m.,
E.D.T..
WARREN J. YEAGER" JR.
CHAIRMAN ,-
/S/BENNY C. LISTER "

The Gulf County Comms. met October 26 In
regular session with the follwong members
present: Chairmani Warren J. Yeager, Jr;.and
Comms. Nathau Peters. Jr Michael L. Hammond.
BillyE. Traylor and Jessie V. Armstrong
Others members present were: CounityAttor-
ney J. Patrick Floyd, Clerk Benny C. Lister, Chief
Deputy Clerk Doug Birmingham, Deputy Clerk
Debbe Wibberg, Building Inspector Don Butler.
Administrator/Emergency Management Director
R. Larry Wells, Public Works Superintendent Bob
Lester. and Chief Deputy Sheriff Jack DaVilla.
The meeUng was called to order at 6:01
p.m., E.D.T -I ..I
Administrator Larry Wells,opened the meet-
ing with prayer and Chairman Warren J. Yeager,
Jr. led the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
APPROVE MINUTES -
; Upon motion by Comrrm Hammond, second
by Comm. Armstrong, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved the minutes 'for the following
meeting
October 7, 1993-Special Meeting: October
11,, 1993-Public Hearing October 12, 1993-
Regular Meeting I -
RECEIVE BIDS-(#9394-01) 1/2 PICK-UP
TRUCK' I ,
Purs1tant mto advertisement Lo receive sealed
Sbids for a 1/2 ton pick-up truck for the Mainte-
narice Departmentl the following bids wer received
S Gulf Ford. hinc.-$1i1.997 00.
Billy Caarr Cherorlelt-$ 1.990 00. Tomm%
Thomas Cheyerlot-$11,993.60; Cook-Whitehead
Ford-$13,894:00 '
The Board tabled these bids for further re-
view aid recommendalc.n by Building In.pector
Butler and Public Works Superintendent Leiter.
RECEIVE BIDS-(19394-02) RIDING LAWN
MOWER
Pu.rsuant to adverisement to receive sealed
bods for a ndliig lawn mower for the Mainter,ace-'
DepartmeinL the following bids were received- St.
Joe Rent-All Ii.c.-$7,780.00; Calloway Lawn & C) -
cle-$4. 125.00;: Barfleld's Lawn &u Garden.
$8140.00. S8 369 00 .
Upon recoinmendauon by Comm. Traylor,
second by Comm. ArmsLrong.' and unanimous
sote, the Board tabled these bids.
DIVISION OF FORESTRY-AREA SUPER-
VISOR KENNY THOMAS
Admrintatrator Wells. ioted that Dnlisionf .t
Fo.resut A,-ea Supersator Kenny Thomas would iuot
be able to address the Board due to a riiflore-een
trip orit of town
INVOICE I AND RESOLUTION-SMALL
COUNTY COALITION :
Up..n motioi, by Comm. Peters, second by
Comm Hammornid. anid ,,.nirrtmous vote, theBoard
I apipr.-ied an laiurlce in the amount of $1,157.60
ifor payment ol ttre Srmall Cnounty Coalition particl-
panu.-:,, fee c.r the 1993-94 fiscal year and to adopt
the following resolution. Copy of resolution is on
file at the Gulf County Courthouse.
INVOICE-WATER SAMPLING FEES/ :
BUDGET AMENDMENT
Comm. Hammond motioned to. pay an in-
voice from the Gulf County Public Health Unit for
water sampling fees 'for Overstreet Park and Ga-
skin Park in the amount of $80.00 by decreasing
Reserve for Contingencies $80.00 and Increasing
Other Current Charges- aid Obligations in the
General Fund $80.00. Comm. Traylor seconded
the motion and the motion passed unanimously.
REVIEW COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE
ON VEHICLES ;
Chief Deputy Clerk Birmingham requested
thta the Chairman appoint a Board member to
relew the automobile comprehensive coverage on
some of th eCounty vehicles (I.e. ambulances, fire
trucks). Chairman Yeager requested that Comm.
Hammond review the list of vehicles.
S OFFICE SPACE-ADMINISTRATOR
.- Administrator Wells presented two requests "
to the board for their consideration on office
space for himself anrd his secretary. Comm. Ham-
mond motioned to- de'slghmate Ldtisle Jones' and
SJeanie Flowers' old offices. as the office area for
the Adminlsstrator.'Cbmm.'Traylor second the mo-
tion. After discussion, the motion passed with '
Chairman Yeager, and Comms. Hammond. Arm-
strong, and Traylor voting yes and Comm. Peters
voting no.
COURTHOUSE SPACE-CIRCUIT JUDGES
OFFICE SPACE .


Management inventory.
a B140 20 87 It alnMILt Wood'Desk
LErTER SPECIALIZED RISK ADMNSTRA-
TaR
Administrator Wells discussed a letter thdt
hehlad received from Specialized Rish .Admistra-
tors noting their recommendations td assist the
CouLity's insurance carrier with loss prevention.
County Attorney Floyd stated that the County' Is
not required to complete a medical questionnaire
for each volunteer firefighter. Public Works 'Super-
intendent Lester noted that the concerns regarding
theoverhead door at the Mosquito Control Depart-
ment and the radial arm saw at the Road Depart-
ment had been handled.
INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT ON 911 SYS-
TEM
Upon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Comm. Hammond and unanimous vote, the Board
approved aninterlocal agreement for the 911 sys-
ten between Gulf County and the.Cities-of Wewa-
hltchka and Port St. Joe.""f"
/ OLD GULD COUNTY COURTHOUSE-LEASE
AGREEMENT FOR OFFICE SPACE
Comm. Traylor motioned to approve lease
agreement between Gulf County and the Headstart
Program for office, space in the Old gulf Couty
Courthouse, c. ,iiigei.t upon Attorney l. :>d' Ep.-
prodval'andd d.Jug [he fee" provision C.:,mr
Hammond second the motion and the motion
l.I.e.se. .i., ,iajni Et
EARL BURROWS
Earl Burrows of Overstreet discussed the
Overstreet Board Ramp and th elack of accessibill-
-ty to this ramp. Comm. Traylor discussed that the
State has not repaired the ramp as previously"
agreed but that it will be discussed by the Board
later ii, the rneeuit
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION-CONSENT ORDER
Co.,r,t- Atronev Floyd noted ."that the:
Comi) r.adJ Ieen, gronie.J ian extension of the time
to consider the consent order from the Department
of tEfivironmental Protection until' November 15,
1993 .
Chairman Yeager called a itworkshop to be
held Thursday, November 4, 1993 at 4:00 p.m.,
E,ST He stated that he will be meeting with the
Depaiu rent ol Enblronmental Protection Director
Bob Coole. a.ii-1 County Attorney Floyd.
ITT HARFORD
County Attorney Floyd discussed a letter he
had written to ITT Hartford Claim Manager Ed Pa-
lombo and that Mr. Palombo would be discussing
the matter with their attorney's.
UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION-
JAMES HYSMITH
Co,.uin, AutoneS Floud stated that he had
tilled a renp.:.oe .:.e behalf of the Board regarding
,Mr. tJnmes Hysirth's claim for unemployment
r., p ..i .t,.
ROAD DEPARTMENT-BILLING FOR RE-
MOVAL OF DEBRIS
Public Works Superintendent Lester dis-
cussed a letter that he had written to Mr. Curtis
Seymour requesting payment for debris removal
caused by Mr. Seymour's trailer collapsing on the
highway. After discussion, the Board asked that
the Chairman write a letter requesting payment,
a.d ii' no response Is received in a reasonable
amunmit of time, that the matter be turned over to
County Attorney Floyd for collection.
REJECT BIDS (#9394-01)-1/2 TON PICK-
UP'TRUCK
Building Inspector Butler noted that Billy
Carr Chevorlet had the low bid of $11,990.00 with
a delivery date of January 16, 1994. Mr. Butler
noted that a truck on State contract would be
arailUable in December, 1993. Comm. Peters mo-
unoed to reject all bids received and to purchase a
tr.tck on State Contract, if the price is at least 79%
le ij-a.. the low bid of of $11,990.00. Comm.
'Armstrong seconded the motion and the motion
passed hiiaJirimon.o h .
AGREEMENT-FL COOPERATIVE EXTEN-
SION SERVICE (SHIP PROGRAM),
Up..i motloi s by Comm. Peters, seconded by
Cc.mm PrayTior. and iUnajniTi,- 'ore the B. &iil
approved air extension educoauni program for SHIP
applica]Ls between ithe Flanda Cooperaoue Exten.-
sion Ser'ce aid Gullf Co.iit3 at an arnnal cost of
$5.000.00
SHIP PROGRAM-DOWNPAYMENT ASSIS-
TANCE
.A. Upon motion by Comm. Traylor, second by
Comm. Peters and unanimous vote, the Board ap-
proved downpayment assistance and rehabilitation
loans from the SHIP Program grant funds for the
following individuals:
John & Peggy Lee-not to exceed $10,077.28;
Debra Price-no to exceed S13.704 00. Alan & Car-
olyn Royal-not to exceed I 1.920.02: MichaellMar-
tin-not to exceed $7.800 00, William Best-not to
exceed $2.500 00. Stere Branson-not to exceed
$2,500.00; Richard Combs-not to exceed
$2 500.00. Oletha D. Bowers-not, to exceed
S2.50000
FIRE TRUCK-FINANCING
Building Inspector Butler noted that Pierce
Equipment will promlde the financng of tlhe new
fire truck of the Beaches Fire Department at an
anriLal rate ol"%5.5 The Board loted 'hat fiiarnc-
ing had been approved lhrrugh Wesa State Bank
After duscuashl,n. Chalrian Yeager requested -that
Comm Hammond discuss this proposal with Bill
Sumner of Wea Slate Brank .
-DEPATMENT'OF EI -RONMENTAL Prco-
TECTION-VEHICLE ACCESS/TUCKER PROPER-. ,
TY
Building Inspector Buder discussed a letter
from the Department or E nvtriireiental ProtecUin:
and stated that according to the letter, beach ac-
cess through the Tucker property must be dented
Chairman Yeager stated that he could write a let-
ter and ,culd meet with the appropriate persons
to obtain further assistance In this matter
ADVERTISE-NOTICE OF INTENT TO
ADOPT ORDINANCE FOR LAND USE CHANGE
SUpon discussion by County Engineer Rish,
Comm. Hammond motioned to advertise a notice
of Intent tor adopt an ordinance for land use
change regarding to recent land use changes that
have been adopted by the County Comm. Traylor
seco ided the morio, atid the moutin passed naillai-
imously Mr. George Whiung stated that he will
pay for the Ailtorney coss lor the preparation of
this ordinance.
ENGINEERING SERVICES-FRDAP GRANT/
BEACON HILL
Upon moi:.i by Comm Hammond. second
by Comm Trslcr. amd totiiiTni..u soLe. the Bo.ard
appr.:.ved parr ment a"i i'voice I'ro'.i PreLle-RL-h
in the aiTounit ..IOf 000 00 with paymenr t' be
m ,ade f.rm Pr,-.l si.ial En.ialeelii Serlcei. I"-,r
serslces ,on th,! ap..,pli,crj.-n lf the FRDAP GiItrIt krr
Beacoi. Hill RPrk
RECREATIONAL VEHICLE PARKING-
INDIAN PASS
Mrs. Marshall and Mrs. Boyett of Indian
Pas aldscussed RecrealIoi, Vehicle parking permits
and the h-la]lr, problem RV s pose.Chairman Yeag-
er stated -.at thire Cut.') could'onfily enforce their
Land Development Regulations and that the health
problems are a matter for the Health Department.
After discussion,. Chairman Yeager stated .that the
Board would contact Dr. Crockett of HRS and re-
quest that he address this matter with the general


pi he at i, ,e dll r B .-. fi mn e ul\h
The meeting recessed at 7.21 p.m.,E.D.t.
Th ,f-! ,, d,::., e. at 39 |. .'. E.D.T.
SALARY-.Ti1MPORARY, PERMANENT
PART TIME EMPLOYEES ;
Upon motion by Comm: Traylor, second by
Comm. Hammond, and unanimous vote,_ the
Bpard approved an increase i -th6e .starting salary
for all temporary and permaneptpart-time employ-
ees' to $6.00 per hour, with the exception of Road
Department employee David Gray.The increases
effective Octpver,26, 1993. (Commissioner Ham-
mond left at 7:43 p.mn.)
OVERSTREET BOAT RAMP
SComnr. Triaylor 'made a motion to allow
Preble-Rish, Inc. to perform a cost'study on the
completion), of the .Overstreet. Boat Ramp. Comm.
Armstrong 'ecofided the motion and the motion
passed 4:- 0. '
BOARD POLICY-CHAIRMAN'S MEMO
SCdmmh. Peters motdo'ned to, adopt the memo-
randum.dated October 25,l 1,993 from'Chairman
Yeor-- B:., I poli CiT7,.m 'Armstrong second-
ed the i r.:,'-. .:.i 'ie ,.:. ,:.' passed 4 0. (Copy
01o lle ., th'e C k .f e -' "
INDUSTRIAL ROAD.WDENING OF ROAD
Btitlf r .:., ep.1 ,t t le-.e, u'u ,he .c.ie le .:i .'ll.,,
Industrial Road. Mr. Butler stated that his letter to
the engineers, stated that he hadno objections re-


VETERA. SERVICES OFFICER-TRAVEL
BUDGET/BUDGI:T AMENDMENT
Comm. Peters motioned to approve ,Mr. Dan;
Clifford's travel vouches in the amount'of $507.60
and to amend the Veterain Services Officer's travel'
budget by reducing VSO travel $5,000.00 and in-
-creasing the Building Department/Travel budget
;$2,000.00 with the remaining $3,000.00 to go into
Reserve for contingencies. (Comm. Hammond re-
turned* made a supplemental motion to table the
budgetamendment and not to approve Mr. Clif-
ford's travel. Comm. Traylor seconded the supple-
'mental motion. After discussion, Comm. Ham-
mond stated that his objected to Mr. Peter's
motion because Mr. Clifford deviated from their.
Board policy regarding requiring prior Board ap-'
proval for out-of-country travel. Upon request by
Chairman Yeager, Comm.Traylor withdrew his sec-
ond and Comm. Haur,.mond withdrew w hiss supple.
mental motion, the mCuoin passed with Chairman.
Yeager and.Coinms Peter. and Armstr.:,ng vting
yes anmd Comms. Trayl.r and Hamn-im.nd s-.ung i ..
Comm. Hammr,iud rrioTi.i,ed to haje the
Board's out-of-county travel policy eliminated from,.
the B.-:.ad s puhc due ic. the B.:-ard i.ppoiuig eMr
LCIiITord LUatutJiGd-o ed o:ut-.1. .:.ui,- trIlp COmm
Traylor withdrew hLs se.:c.nd .ad re.qiiested dtia
the Chamnrai write a memo nilo-ir, mi Mr.CliTord
[hat he must c.w-mpl\ siLhh Board polihr. he mu.
tion Jied icr lack of a second
BEACHES WATER SYSTEM
C.omm Hamrmond decus.ed the. meeting
with the citizens of St. Joe Beach concerning the
water purchase agreement between the Beaches
Water System and the City of Mexico Beach. He
stated that the County will continue to purchase
water from the City of Port St. Joe at a lower rate
for the Beaches Water System. He also noted that
they will actively pursue purchasing a new pump
or tank to increase the water pressure and to look
into the possibilities of re-bonding at a lower inter-
est rate.
COUNTY EMPLOYEE-GEORGE BRYANT
, Chairman Yeager stated that the Board had
preuiclu.zly agreed ta. retaii Mr. Geor-ge Bi-,ant as a
mAntiienaiice deparunrreit empikv.-e. but that this
msy ihnt be pc s-ible because of the Llicn 'Con-
tract. He lso:. inoed that he andi Mr Butler had
spoken, a Lh Mr. B n ali "abcO.ir .he 1-iluauc.iI
STORAGE AREA-ADMINISTRATOR
Upc.n ierlest Eb Admrriitr.aro. Wells,
CuOmm Hiamm-ond mou.ied tv. [.euucil ai area of
the I'c.nner break rc.m Ii, the Gull C-ounty Cour-
the,:.--se a a .lto-ge area ',fr the Administrator.


$ 10


PIGGLY WIGGLY SUPERMARKET.

PATE'S SERVICE STATION

BILL WOODS INSURANCE AGENCY

NAPA AUTO PARTS, INC.

THE STAR PUBLISHING CO.

WEWAHITCHKA STATE BANK


r INDIAN PASS TRADING POST

WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE

" FANTASY PROPERTIES, INC.

ST. JOE FURNITURE CO.

* THE VIDEO MERCHANT


" ANY ROTARY CLUB MEMBER


LIGHTHOUSE



A UTILITIES COMPANY


TO ALL RESIDENTS IN THE


SIMMONS BAYOU AREA

EXTENSION OF CENTRAL WATER MAINS

TO THE SIMMONS BAYOU AREA

i iLghthouse Utilities Company, Inc. (LUCI)


is presently in the process of extending its wa-

ter mains into the Simmons Bayou area. LUCI

would like to have your feedback and answer

any questions that you might have pertaining

to this project so that we can better organize

the extension. Also, if you are interested in

joining our system during the initial construc-

tion phase, we will, be able to discount some

of the installation costs.

Any questions or comments can be directed

to Mr. John Thorpe at 227-7427 or to Jay Rish

at 648-8818. Your prompt response would be

greatly appreciated as we are anticipating con-

struction to begin within the next month.

Thank you for your consideration.


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PAGE 5B


H.V. FD Turkey

S:Shoot Ongoing

The Highland View Volunteer
Fire Department is holding its an-
nual "turkey shoot" at the But-
ler's Restaurant road. The shoot
will run through December 12
from 1-6 p.m. each weekend. This
'event is held to raise money to
buy needed equipment and for
training in fire fighting and life
saving. Your support is needed
and appreciated.


Turkey Shoot

Each Weekend

Every Saturday and Sunday
through Christmas from. 1 p.m.
CST until dark. there will be'a
i.turkey shoot at the old rifle range
on Hwy. 22 in Wewahitchka.
Everyone who. wins a shoot
will be able to shoot-for-a 200 lb
hog donated by Roy Lee Carter. \
The event is sponsored by the
Wewa Band Boosters.

Prep Course
Florida State University, Pan-7
ama, City Campus, will be offering,
a GRE Prep course on January 7-
729 for the February 5 GRE test.
date, and on April 29-May 21, for

the June 4 GRE test date.

C.-,rTmm AnrITr-Lrr.Ion sec.::.ided the motion and the
m-Ius:l pI ssed, L11|5Ji|TOu,-1.
GULF PINES-EASEMENT RIGHT-OF-WAY
C.on., ,r Att:.lhe, Floyd recommended Ulal
[ie Cul11 Fire Properrs Oiiers Ass.ccialtiin sign
arid lpp.r.:.e he- right-of-way easement agreement
prior to the Board's approval. ,Chairman Yeager
stated that he will take the agreement to the Gulf
Pines Property Owners Association for approval
LITERACY VOLUNTEER
Mr. Willian Kuyper addressed the Board re-
garding Mr. Betty Williams departure as director of
the Literacy Council. The Board expressed their
appreciation for Ms. Willimas efforts with the
Councill.
ADVERTISE FOR BIDS-GULF COUNTY
COURTHOUSE LAWN
Upon the motion by Comm.Traylor, second
by Comm. Hammond; and unanimous vote, the
Board approved to advertise for landscaping ser-
vices for the Gulf County Courthouse lawn. Chair-
man Yeagaer stated the Comm. Traylor will pro-
vide the bid specifications.
There being no further buslenss, and upon
m.:,u.:. t. Comm. Peters. second by Comm. Ham-
mc,.i ad ind imiTaro, rate. the meeting did ad-
l':"iT,, r 6 06E. m,. ED T
WARREN J EAGER. JR.
CliAiR.LMXN
.'S, BENN C LISTER










IPWIP ',' 'unuqr r Tnr .- THSDQAYNOV. 25.1993


PAMi6B O THESTA. POT S. JOB. Fl, -.


'86 Chevrolet, S-10 pickup, air/
heat, standard shift. Call 647-8060,
or see at 208 Periwinkle Dr., Gulf
Aire. ltp 11/25


QUALITY VEHICLES

'93 CHEVY LUMINA
4 Door, Loaded Up:
Factory Program Car
PRICEDRIGHT!

'93 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL
Loaded, Only 12KMiles!
PROGRAMCAR!

'93 CHEVY CORSICA
4 Door, Blue, Program Car
SUPER NCE!

'93 NEW YORKER SALON
Factory Program Car,
( Only 12KMiles!
LOADED UP!

'93 TOYOTA TERCELL
Factory Program Car
ONLY8KMILES!

With 3 full lots of vehicles,
if we don't have the vehicle
you want here, we can
get it for you!

BILLYCARRG
CHRYSLERHEVROLET J..ep
wMCHRYSLERmE
DRIV!: MILE. SAVE A PILEt
BLOUNTSTOWN

CARR'S AUTO SALES
Highway 98 Highland View
229-6961


Cars, trucks and vans washed
and polished. Yard work of any
kind. Clean up and haul off. Rea-
sonable prices. Call 7 a.m. 10 p.m.
1020 Garrison Ave. 227-7590.
S- 2tp 11/18.. .

For QUALITY
CHIMNEY & FURNACE
CLEANING & REPAIR
Call Joe Johnson
904-785-3941
22 Years Experience
THE CHIMNEY SWEEP,
FURNACE & REPAIRS
Stc 10/21


(904) 229-8161
FAYE'S NAIL SALON
TOTAL NAIL CARE -
Certified Nail Technician ,
1905 Long Ave., Port St. Joe
Call for Appt.
tfe 11/4

Phone 227-1782
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Perms
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon"
311 Madison St. Betty Heath
Oak Grove Owner/Mgr.
tfc 11/4.


St. Joe Rental-All, Inc.
706 First, Street
Port St. Joe 227-2112
tfc 6/3


BOB'S PAINT &
BODY SHOP
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
tde 11/4


HotTar
Shingles
Repairs
Re-Roofing


S God mill 'car,. 1977 Ford' LTD,
new tires, best offer Call 229-8929, if
no answer, please leave message. .
1- Itc 11/25


1988 Cadillac Brougham, com-
pletely loaded, immaculate condition,
below Nada retail, $7,400. Call 229-
8356 after 6:00 p.m. tfc 11/18
1978 Dodge Trans Van mini mo-
tor, home,'see to appreciate,'227-1251
- 9 -'6:00; 227-1764 aftei 6:00..
\ tfc 10/28

1976 Itasca Winnebago, 23',
sleeps 6, V8, auto, pb, ps, $5,000.
227-1376. .. tfc 10/28
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,
Wewahitch'ka, 639-5810.




1972 26' Sports Fisherman: by.
Egg Harbor, blying bridge, bimini
tops, plus trailer. Call 648-8767.
2tp 11/25,
1989 90 hp Evinrude, power tilt
& trim, stainless prop, and controls.
Excel. cond. ,$2,800. Call 827-2902
after 4:00 p.m. tfc 11/4
STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE.,
White City, after 4:00 p.m., 827-2902.
tfc 11/4
15' Warrior boat with 1989 Suzu-
ki 75 hp motor, $3,000 obo. 229-
8111. tfc 11/4.

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING
PAYSI Call 227-1278 to place-
yours. $3.50 for first insertion,.
$2.00 a week for consecutive runs,
plus 50 per word for all over 20.


1-\ Port St. Joe Lodge No. I I
.- Reg. Stated Communication
'1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month. 8:00 p.m., Masonic Hall. 214
Reid Ave.
.t, Donald Scott. W.M. w' *l
SFred Nehrings. Sec.
paid thru '93

'Will keep kids in my home, new-
born- to school-age, fenced in back
yard, CPR training. For. information'
229-6733 anytime. tfe 11/4


INSIDE and OUT
Remodeling and Repairs
Small Jobs Welcomed
Courtesy Service
Call Anytime Free Estimates
(904). 229-8190
tfc-ll/4

CUSTOM CLEAN
Pressure Washing, Mobile Homes &
Business. Roof Coating Mobile
Homes. Interior & Exterior Painting.
17 yrs. experience. Free estimates.
All work guaranteed.
Call 227-2136 Jay
227-1166 Bill tfc 11/4

C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe.work, dozer work, root
rake,'front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, Box A1C, Port St. Joe
Phone 229-6018
tfc 11/4

STUTZMAN CONST. CO.
All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lie. #RB0030039, RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
Than Price"
229-8631 tfc11/4





CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460 tfc 11/4

A Gift Shop for
CHILDREN of all Ages
Books Toys etc.,
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636
tfc 7/1


2 bedroom mobile home, Lake
Grove Rd.. Wewahitchka. older couple
preferred. 639-2511. Itc 11/25
SWhite City. 3 bedroom. 2 bath.
carport, ch&a. storage bldg.. $375.
month. $200 security deposit. Call
and leave message. 639-3211.
2tp 11/14~
One bedroom and two bedroom
apartments at Beacon Hill, rent rea-
sonable. (904) 574-7356 days only,
Marvin Tillman. tfie 11/11
Partially furnished house on.
Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach, two bedroom,
1 bath. Call 227-1535. tfc 11/11
Home for Rent, 223 Bay Street,
St. Joe Beach, 3 bdrm., 2 ba., beauti-
ful large lot. $400 plus security de-
posit. Also for sale with owner financ-
ing. Call 227-3491. tfc 11/11
Large trailer lot, Mexico Beach,
$75 per month. 1-800-659-0641.
tfc 11/4


Unfurnished 2 bedroom, 1 bath
trailer, 1 block from beach, back.
deck. Water Included. $300 rent,'
$150 deposit. Now available, 647-
5327, taking applications.
tfe 11/4

Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tap-
per Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and the
handicapped.
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, en-
ergy efficient const., handicapped
equipped apts., available. Stove & re-
frig. furm., fully carpeted, 1 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-
tion.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
tfc 11/4


American Legion Bingo Thurs-
day night, 7:00 p.m. Cash prizes.
Early bird 5:00 p.m. Meetings 1st
Monday of each month. 8i00 p.m.
tfc 11/4


We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Guns

Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
t.fcl /4


ST. JOE RENT-ALL, Inc.
706 1st St. 227-2112

LAWN MOWING
service now offered by
BARFIELD LAWN & GAR-
DEN CENTER,
229-2727.


T.L.C. Lawn Service.
All Types of Yard Work
Mowing, Raking, Trimming,
Weeding, Clean Outs
and Roof Sweeping.
Reasonable Monthly or
Seasonal Rates Available.
Call 229-6435 c 86/6

Save on Your
AUTO INSURANCE
CALL
Mitchell Williams
747-8970
1-800-239-8977
Callaway/Panama City



5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 227-2112
Mini-
arehouses

ifc 5/6


ROOFING
JESSIECONTRACTING
Free Estimates


Eddie


Nice, clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath
unfurnished trailer. Located on StL
Joe Beach. NO PETS. Call 647-5361.1
tfc 11/4
One 2 bedroom; One 3 bedroom
mobile home. No pets. deposit re-
quired. Call 648-8211. tfc 11/4
Mobile home lots, located In Mex-
ico Beach. Call 648-5476. tfc 11/4

Nice one. two & three bedroom
apartments. Cen. h&a, stole & frost-
free refrigerator. playground mailable
with parents' supervision. ,,Laundry
rrfi. provided. Rent determined by in-
come. Handicap units available. Pine
Ridge Apartments. 227-7451. Equal
Housing. : tfc 11/4

OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 11/4
UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig., cen. h&a, screen porch, 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
pets.
FURNISHED
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment, washer/,
dryer hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
tfc 11/4
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 11/4
No need for wet carpets., Dry
clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/92

SAY YOU SAW IT INTHE STAR


Surfside Serenity Group, 1st
United Methodist Church, 22nd St.,
Mexico Beach. Monday 7:30; Friday
- 7:30. All times central. 647-8054. -


COSTIN'S
Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
(904) 229-8581
tfc 11/4


STRICKLAND ELECTRIC
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
UC. #ER0013168 INSURED
647-8081
ALAN STRICKLAND 11/4


COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
Inc.
All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
Phone 229-8899
tfc 11/4












Major Appliance Repair David Kennedy
Owner



BAYSIDE SERVICE CO.
Air Cond., Refrigeration,
ice Machines, Washing Machines,
Dishwasher, Etc......
BUTLER BAY RD.
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456
904-227-1675
tfc 11/4

*r --- -- -1

S St. Joe Rent-All, Inc. I
Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center

o Lawnmowers I
:2._. Weedeaters a
e_ c Tillers o

f Generators |
u Pumps
..Engine Sales |


706 1st St.-St. Joe
227-2112
L-- --- m


Just in time for Christmas- -
ARTS and WOODCRAFTS Sale on
St. Joe Beach,' corner of Pineda and
Alabama. '8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday,
Nov. 27. ltp 11/25
Yard Sale: St. Joe Beach, corner
Cornado and Alabama, 'Friday, No-
vember 26th, 8 a.m. until.
2 Family Yard Sale: Saturday,
Nov. 27, 8 to 12. 1613 Marvin AVe.
Beds, dishes, curtains, clothes and
lots of miscellaneous. Itc 11/25
Yard Sale: Saturday, Nov.'27th, 8
a.m. noon. 892 Third Ave,, Highland
'View i Household items, clothes and
miscellaneous. ltp 11/25





North Florida Head Start Is tak-
ing applications for secretary/
bookkeeper position. Minimum re-:,
quirements are thigh school diploma,
clerical experience, general bookkeep-
ing experience., minimun-of 35 wpm
typing. Knowledge of Word Perfect.
Application can be obtained at Wewa-
hitchka Courthouse, 200 Second St.,
or the North Florida Medical Center
on River Road, Monday Friday, 8
a.m. 5 p.m. Closing date: Nov. 30,
1993. Itc 11/25
Deck hands needed. Call 227-,
3467 or 647-8307,, no calls after 9'
p.m. 2te 11/18
NEEDED: LPN's and RN charge
nurse. Excellent benefits. Shift difle-
rential. Apply Bay St. Joseph Care
Center, Monday Friday, 8 a.m. 5
p.m. tfc 11/4

Nursing assistant positions avail-
able. Training for certification provid-
ed. CNA positions also available. Ap-
ply in person, Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. tfc 11/4


'Would you like your windows
cleaned without the hassle of doing It
yourself? Then call Anna's Window
Cleaning Service, Very reasonable
rates for home or business'. Free'esti-
Smates. satisfied customers. 904-647-
S3398 before 8;00 'a.m.r, por;evenings.


HOME MINDERS
'HOUSEKEEPING
PROPERTY MAINTENANCE


JOB NOTICE
The City of Port St. Joe will be ac-
cepting applications for the following
position for the Public Works Depart-
ment.
(1) BALER/CHIPPER OPERATOR
Starting Salary $6.52/hour
Application and job description
may be picked up and returned to the
Municipal Building, 305 Fifth Street,
beginning Thursday, November 18 -
December 3, 1993 from 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m., Monday Friday..
The City of Port St. Joe enforces
a Drug-Free Workplace Policy and Is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Ac-
tion Employer.
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
/s/ Jim Maloy,
City Auditor-Clerk "




Craftsman tools and Die Hard
batteries are available now at West-,-
ern Auto Store, 219 Reid Ave. 227-
1105. tfc 11/25
Remington ,model 1100 auto-
matic 12 ga. shotgun, 3" magnum or
2-3/4" magnum, only fired 5 times.
$300 firm. Call 647-8322, ask for
Bobby. Itc 11/25
Double mattress and box
springs, rails, headboard and foot-
board. Mattresses slept on very little.
$100. Call 229-6343 after 6:00.


CAPE CAFE
Cape San Blas
would like to host your
holiday gathering.
Call 229-8688 Thursday -
Sunday, 10 a.m. 9 p.m
for reservations.-
2tc 11/25


With A Smile Housekeeping,
weekly or bi-weekly. Call nights. 229-
8230. tfc 10/28

We Can Build Any Tradier of Your Choice
St. Joe Custom Trailers
lke Manufadc'ue our Tralrs Rigre,
Boat Trailers Farm Implement
and/or Lo-Boy Trailers & Repair
Mobile phone 227-5234 227-3428
506 First St., Port St. Joe tc 11/j
owned & managed by Ray N. Smith 4


Franklin


Building

Supply
CO.
From Foundation to Finish,
For All Your Building Needs

(904) 227-1199

Fax (904) 229-8470
HC-1 Cessna Drive
Costin Airport
Port St. Joe, FL
32456
tffe9/'.


12


LIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
ER0011618

JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
MINOR ELECTRICAL
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA tfc 11/4 904/229-6821


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 11/4


FOSTER TREE &
LAWN SERVICE *
No Job Too Big .
... Or Too Small *
FREE ESTIMATES *
tp 11/11 904/639-5368


AUTOMV R gI nnrRN T FOR* RN GARAG SALSHPW


SECURITY CHECKS .
229-6348 NOW OPEN
22- 3 4to 11/4 THE CHRISTIAN
LEARNING CENTER

Good Work Doesn't Cost,.It Pays -n DAY CARE
Monday Friday
ST. JOE 7:30 5:30 p.m.
TREEAND Ages 1-12
STUMP REMOVAL .J For info. call
Brush Chipping, Stump Grinding 227-3157
& Logging 227-31-57
INSUREDg ''Lynne O'Nefll, Director
Rt. 2,Box 53 Charles Tipton ._,- Lic. No. 3250
Port St. Joe, FL-. 647-3405 TFC 11/4
,, ltf /11 .A. .


BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN
CENTER
Small Engine Repair

Lawn Mowers
Weed Eaters
*. Chain Saws \
^ y* Generators
e*Pumps
j* Tillers
Go-Karts
229-2727
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe


TRADES and SERVICES


A "










THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE PL THURSDAY NOV 25 3


CHILI DINNER, Saturday, Nov.
27, 11 a.m. 3 p.m. EST. Howard
Creek Volunteer Fire Department
Building. You all come. 2tp 11/18
100 gallon propane tank, 45%
full, $75. Call 648-5447.. 2tp 11/18

Color console remote. $95: 19"
color $55; VCR $60. Monster tires
38.5x15 (6). 647-3116. 3tc 11/18
Queen size sofa.sleeper, light tan
color, $40. 648-5650. 2tc 11/18

Cherry dining table & 4 side
chairs & 2 captain chairs and 2 piece
china cabinet, $1,800. Call 227-2021.
tfc 11/18

Have a budding musician in the
future? Treat them to a Harmony gui-
tar, Special price, $100. .Call 227-
1467. 2tc 11/25

Hawkins .45 cal. T.C. Muzz,
taped for scope, to.p of line, $135.
647-5168. 4tp 11/4

1984 14'x70' mobile home, .3
bdrm., 2 ba., cen. h&a, front porch
and 8'x25' back, room, partially fur-
Snished. 639-5101. tfc 10/28

Commodore 64 computer, disk
drive, printer, keyboard, 64 monitor,
many games, ready to runl $375. Call
(904)'227-1731 or 229-6031.
tfc 11/4

Cypress swings, chairs, etc. See
at Cantley's Bargain Barn, Hwy. 71
S., Wewahitchka at intersection of
Overstreet Rd. & Hwy. '71.
tfe 11/4

Attention attefition 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
sale prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid
Ave.' tfc 11/4

Western Auto Special. Computer
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.-
$19.95. 227-1 105. tfc 1 1/4

Electrolux and all other vacu-
ums. repairs and sales, bags. any-
thing for any vacuum and any central
built-in vac's. Callaway Vacuum. Tlhn-
dall Park-way near Hwy. 22, Panama
Cilr. FL 32404. 763-7443.
pd. thru 9/1i y93

Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring Panama Citr.y Western Auto
Co. store advertised tire sale prices.
Computerized WHEEL ALIGNMENT.
Sears Card now at Port SL Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOO! 227-1105.
tfc 11/4.:

FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study. P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
tfc 11/4

Bahama Cruisel 5 days/4
nights. underbooked! Must Sell!-
$279/couple. Limited tickets. (407)
767-8100 ext. 2269. Mon.-Sat. 9
a.m. 10 p m. 4tp 10/21






AKC male Pekingese. only two
gorgeous puppies, ready just in time
for Christmas delivery." Vet checked,'
wonned & shots. $250. Call to reserve
yours. 227-1467. 2tc 11/25

HAPPY JACK TRIVERMICIDE:
Recognized safe & effectively U. S.
Center !for Veterinary Medicine
against hook. round. & tapeworms in
dogs & cats. Available O-T-C at BAR-
FIELD'S LAWN & GARDEN, 229.-
2727. 10t 11/25

Dissatisfied with discount store
dry dog foods? Ask BARFIELD LAWN
& GARDEN. 229-2727 about HAPPY
JACK PRO- BRED meat ration and HI-
ENERGY dog foods. Insure your dog's
wintry coat. 10tc 11/25




--'- *


,Beautiful Bay view.
From lwTaparound
deck, 1 1/2 years old,
extra strong- contruc-
tion, stilt House with
easy ramp-access; 2
bd., 1 ba., large
rooms, workshop,
garage, fish house.
This house is sold
with top-of-the-line
appliances, furnish-
ings & other ameni-
ties. 202 Bayview,
Highland View.
Call for appt.


Gulfaire Realty
of Bay Co., Inc.,
648-5716.


'1.4 -acres at. Simmons Bayou.'
partially cleared. Lots of old oak trees,
5 minutes from town, golf course and
beaches. Call 904-229-2708 after 5
p.m. tfc 11/4

Must. sell: great condition 14 x.
70' mobile, home and lot located irf
Wewa, "Lads Landing area. Call 227-
1313. tfc 11/4

2 bedroom, 1 bath house on 1/2
acre lot, 7 miles north of Overstreet.
Call 648-8433. tfc 11/4


1/2 acre lot with septic tank,
$9,500. Overstreet Road. Owner fi-
nancing, 227-2020, ask for Billy.
tfc 11/4

LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Road, 1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfc 11/4


FOR SALE
Brick home, 4 bedroom, 2
1/2 bath, $155,000.00.
115 Allen Memorial Way.
Call Hilda Duren, 229-6031
and leave message.
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IN THE CIRCUITr COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
Case #93-348
CHARLES W. NORTON and wife.
CAROLINE E. NORTON
Plaintiffs,


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GENEVA I. KINGRY and husband, R. R. KINGRY.
if ]ling. and if dead. their unknown heirs clev-
sees. grzileee siJc.cess.rs or assig.s atid all other
persoia enlirmli.g by. through o," under '-dem.
D efen d a n ts ._ .'
NOTICE OF ACTION N
TO CENV.'A I KJNGRY and husband R R. KIN-
GRN. f11 living. and if dead d-.eir unkn owin
henis. deisees. giantiees successors c.r as-
' si,,1, 1 a- .1al oLher person claiming by
"" -,ro.gh at oivder them
'LOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action
to rpinlet title to real property situate ini Gull
.Co,,ity. Florida described as follows has been,
filed. to wit:
"Commence at the concrete monument at the
S. southwest corner.of Lot 6, Block 17, YON'S ADDI-'
'ION TO BEACON HILL, according to the -plat
thereof recorded in dre office of the Clerk ,:fCi,f,rilt
Court. Gulf County F,lorida. aid extend a line
Northwest along the NthehNieast nEhi of' way luie .-f
State Road 30 ior 820 feeL riern turr. lel 9'' de.
gree. for 100 feet to aii I on pui on the S.:,.tAlhe t
right of way lIne of State Road 30 obr FPOINT OF
BEGINNING. From said Point of Beginning turn


SUMMER PROPERTIES
227-1892 (800) 261-1892
HC 1, BOX 210 DICK KALEY
PORT ST JOE, FL 32456 Ascoaate
( CHERYL SUMMERS, Broker (Home 229-2740)
,, NEW LISTINGS:
: Port St. Joe 16th St.: Great starter home; 3 BR, 1 BA; beauti-
ful corner lot; storage shed; ins 1 siding, central heat and air;
only $44,900.
Gulf front lot: 100'x 420' (app). Qwner will finance, $79,500.
3 BR, 3 BA Townhodse: Barrier Dunes Parkside; furnished;
onl) $96,0, ))
St. Joe Bay: 2 BR, 2BA; furnished; $79,900; terms (Lease Pur-
chase) .
FOR RENT 2BR,21/2BA; Gulfview; $79,500 -
2 BR 2 BA; furnished; St. Joe Bay; $400/mo. -.
2 BR 11 /2 BA; Port St. Joe; $450/mo. '
2 BR 21/2 BA; furnished; Cape San Bias; $600/mop.

Several other rentals
available for 3-6 month lease ,
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Fantasy Prop erti es, Inc.

'1200 U. S. Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, FL 32410*
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478


"---NEW LISTINGS
Creek wood: 2 nice large lots. Buy together and have
over an acre. $10,000 each.
Mexico Beach: Corner of 29th and Hwy. 98. Nice 4
bdrm., 2 1/2 ba., fully furn. One side of duplex. beach
side of highway good condition. Priced to sell at
S86,500 ;
109 Gulf Aire Dr. Enjoy beautiful sunset from your wrap-
-around deck. 5 bdrm., 3 bath, 2 story cedar home:.
Downstairs Ideal for visitors or relatives or fantastic rec
,room. Many amenities and this Is a must seel $189,500.
7312 Hwy. 98 Beacon Hill. Across from Gulf. Beach
bouse, great potentlal,--needs work. Approx. 1500 sq.
ft., 3 bdrm.. 2 ba. Screened porch, owner financing.
$69,900.
210 Virginia Dr., Mexico Beach 14'x670 mobile
home;' 2 bdrm., 1 bo., on 75'xl 15' lot, furnished.,
$45,000.
Mexico Beach, 120 Plhe St: Beautiful, well kept 2 Bed-
room, 2, 1/2 bath home. Ceramic tile In baths,
screened Florida room. A must see, 91,50Q
205 Mississippi Dr.: 2 Bedroom, 2 bath mobile home
on nice lot 75' X 120'. Furnished with large master bath,
with built-in closets and drawers, fireplace. Priced to
sell atf $39,900,

MEXICO BEACH
306' Fortner Ave. investors special Duplex, downstairs unil has 2 odrm.
1 ba, Upstairs is 2 bd, 1 bath. Fully furnished priced to sell at S67.500.
Excellent rental property.
54 First St. Lovely stucco home, ch/a, master BR, great rm., kitchen, :1
BA, laundry hook-ups and deck upstairs. Downstairs flnished..as, den,
with ig bath Great possibllitles. Garage Only 5 years Large 99' x 280'
lot, storage shed. Back yard chain link fenced $85,000. .
309 Hatley Drive, As,2 bath, garage, car-
pet/tile floors. Call d a
Hwy. 98 & 20th St.: Was $85,000. NOW $70,000. Good locatoc.n Rental in.
vestment. 4 bd., 3 baths, porches
312 Hatley Drive -First time home buyer. 3 bd., 1 ba, excel cond
Good neighborhood. Front & rear deck, assumable mortgage
$45,000.

720 Fortner Ave. 3 bd., 1 1/2 ba, mobile home, uthI rm. screen porch.
garage w//workshop, partially fenced, possible owner financing Re-
duced from $58,000 to $55,000. .

CAPE SAN BLAS INDIAN PASS
Indian Pass 633 Gulf Pines Dr. Almost new picturescue A4 bd, 3 ba.
home on the beach, fireplace, Ig. decks, unique kitchen Many ameri-
ties. Must see to appreciate. Just beautiful Lg i'03 '400 lot 3350 000
Cape San Bias: 100' on beachfront (1.66 acres), was $150,000. NOW
$,115,000.
Spacious. condos. Great view of Gulf & bay. Liv. rm. w/f.p., 2 bd., 2,
ba., 1 upper level unit fum. $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., unfurri. $62,500.
BEACON HILL
3rd St. & 5th Ave.: 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. mobile home, cathedra celln-g
sold furnished, screened porch, washer/dryer hook-ups. Excellent
Condition. Priced to sell ot $32.500.
310 2nd Ave.: Duplex, 1 bd, 1 .ba. each side, furnished. $66,500.

BEACHFRONT
,Dolphin Run #7 Completely furnished townhome asiefulily decorat-
ed. Sit on deck, and enjoy beautiful view of gulf, -,i 0,001 : ,.
GulfAIre Townhome #9709 Waterfront, nicely furnished, swimming
pool & 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 dn'.rental
program. $96,000.
GuIfAIre Townhome #9821 Beautiful 2 bd., 2 1/2 ba., Reduced to
$98,000 furnished.
BEACH SIDE
South 39th St. 1. bd., 1 ba, townhor tl and completely furnished.
Well maintained unit with very goo baltdf record. Third unit from the
Gulf with a raised deck that offers a beautiful view. Very nicel $55,000.
South 39th St.: Nice 1 bd., 1 ba. townhome, furnished, end location,
Excellent.rental record,$54,000.
Corner of 31st 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 carpet,
Ig. landscaped corner yard with sprinkler system & priv. fence. Water-
view from 2nd floor. Convenient location near marinas, Pier Rdi & Ca-
.nal Parkway; $69,900.
37th St. Gulf White Sar\ds #1 Completely furn., 2 bd., 2 ba., town-
home, close to Gulf. $63,000.
37th' St. Gulf White Sands #3 .- Completely turn., 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 Ju tl t E bd., 2 ba.; neatly
furnished: Good rental tif S^ "5 if i -'
117 40th St. Apt. #2 2 bd., 1 ba., furnished, close to beach.-.re-
duced to $37,000. Make offer.


GULF AIRE
400-C GulfAIre Dr. Easy walk to beach. Tennis court & swimming
pool facilities Lco.el nhorme In triplex. 3 bd.. 3 ba stone f p garage
& olner amenlne; Ideal for yr round living or vacation home
371.500.
GulfAire Dr. Triple-. two 3 bd 2 ba. units and one 1 bd.. 1 ba. unit.
,.erv nice good ir,n.etrnent all 3 at S155.000 or will sell Indltidually for
$69 ?00 ea. 3 bd.. units & S34.903 1 bd. unit
ST. JOE BEACH
111 Pelican Walk, near Gull Alre. End unit In triplex, 3 bd. 1 ba cen h
&a, fer.cea back ,ord patio about 1/2 block to beach Good loco-
ron S49,900
Coronado St. Like new 2 bd. I ba sturdy double wide home. 2 biks to
1 eacr'. ch/a. furri.red. Front deck Ig back screen porch. wwaikwao,
to cute 11i1e I bd. i ba gianrn/ Ir,oue Outside shower. store. blag low
maintenance ,d /. inaturalterrar, Ne1t'as apIhTs$'..0o-.
-- Corner Americus & Magellan.' 3 b,. framrre home, ch/o deck store
shed I block to beach Do o =l.Wnd have a beach getroway
.' $29.900 ; .. ..
100 Santa Anna. Framre duplex 2 bd. 1 bo. upstaIrs, 1 bd I ba. dcwn-r
stairs wInd...v 4A/C s 1/2 block to beach. Good rental history, S800OX
Highway 98, 5 bdrm. 3 both. 2 kitchens. SPACEI Privacy outside shower,
garage with uhlit,' room, large deck upstairs. Beautiful sunsets and unob-
-tructed, gulf .,ew Dedicated beach across highway GREAT PRICE -
698,500.
235 Santa Anna So3.500 Comfortable home on 2 lots with 2 seoic
tanks Two bedroom: I ]/2 bali Great loom with brick flreplace
Screened porch. storagee shed
Atlantic S.: Ernjoy Gulf breezes from porch of this 2 bd.l. I a beach
collage with Florida rmi Completely fenced NIce level trees oard.
Storage building/workshop Furnished 1/2 block to beach Call for
.appt S45.000 .
Corner of Alabama & Ponce de Leon, 2 bd on nice 75'x150' lot.
Home has 16.30 screened porch that could be easily enclosed as a
third includes $7.000 oacuzzl Nicely lards:caped lots with decking and
Outside storage Must see S7d.500.
135 Desoto St., 3 bd 1. ba. home on Ig. comer lot, gulf view from
roof deck. 1 block to beach. Reduced to $62,000.00
Coronado St. A must see! 1988 3 bd.. 1 ba MH, completely fenced,
Beaulifull, landscaped $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. i65 000
Coronado #7 2 bd 1 1/2 bo townhorre, unrestricted gulf view, fur-
nished. nice Reduced to S65.000 Make offer
Columbus St. nicely furnished 3 bd 2 ba mobile home, 1 1/2
blocks rto beach S40 000.
Ponce de Leon 2 bd 2 bo mobile home. Id x70 Fleetwood, two
lots. 75 <100 ea S39.900.
PORT ST. JOE
512 9th St. 3 Cd 1 Ga. frame house. Large 75'x170' lot. Priced to sell,
at S36 000
1314 Marvin Ave. Nice 3 bd., 1 ba. block house. Home Is In Immac-
ulate condition Has city water/sewer, Irrigation well.' H omne sold with
,trove. blinds ceiling fans, and utility house. $48,500.

WEWAHITCHKA,.HOWARD CREEK, WHITE CITY
Wewo East River Rd., Looking for privacy. lovely home & fishing? This
is ItI 2 bd., 2 ba. brick home, ch/a, fp, appliances. Outside fish-
clear.ing sinks; brck bbq, on ex. Ig. concrete patio. Terraced down,
to Ig. deck, boat house & dock. Also furn. 12'x16' goest house. All on
piclture-quely landscaped 100'P425' ilot ..ltrh chain link fence. Must
see io, appreciate 3150.000
Land's Landing Evergreen Drive 1983 14'x67' mobile home 3 bd.,
2 C-.a He. septic tank & well January 1992. Central a/c & cen, gas
heat. ppilances included Equity & assume mortgage, if qualified.
$25,000. ,
Howard Creek Great fishing, year-round living, 3 bd., 1 ba., mobile
home turr storage shed, well, screened porch, $32,500. 1 Acre
cleared.

OVERSTREET
Early Times Time Wetappo Creek. Dedicated waterfront, 1.5 acres,
2 septic tanks, rroble r.,-.nme needs TLC. Great fishing hideaawyl
$27,500.
Overstreet area -, $60,000, Property 467'x467' (before bridge), sold
..,ir1, 205 commur. ot.:,or.r lower, utility shed, fence,
Welappo Creek. end of Miller Lite Lane: 3 bd., 2 ba. unfurnished mo-
bile i-.nm- T.., :.cr.'oe heds, ch/a. Has screened porch, deck,
beautiful .le,-. .. Wetappo Creek. Located on over an acre lot

406 N. Canal St. Woicrh the boats go by from yourcon.fortable 2 bd.,
2 o stucco horne .*.rr, 100' on Intracoastal Canal, ch/a, all elec.,
priv. fence, 2 storage bidgs., satellite dish. Peaceful neighborhood -
Reduced to $89,900.
1616 Pine St. Brick home on beautiful wofoed 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;
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. --- --
HIGHLAND VIEW
7th St. 1988 Double wide Mobile Home on 3 lots. Custom features,
deck, chain link ftnce, $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.
COIMMERCIAL/INVESTMENT PROPERTY.
PORT ST. JOE > .
506 First St. Commercial bldg., auto body repair and paint shop.
About 4,500 sq. ft.'with 5 hp air compressor. $39,000.'
2.5 plus acres co'nmercial/industrial with old garage, lots of possibili-
ties, $99,000. ..


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 648-8493 Scott Stephens 872-9297


MEXICO BEACH
Corner U.S. Hwy. 98 & 8th St. Judy's Hot Dog & Bait Shop. Great loca-
tion eaulpment Included. Must sell Owner transferred. Only
S74.900.00
371h St. approx. 75x100 beachside. Pier Roaod -
S. ......... .... .......... .......... ....... Red uced to $46,500
40th St. & Hwy. 98 approx. 175 xi00 Lot 1. Block 7.
Unit 5 zoned tourist/comm .. .... .. ..... ... ...... ......... 590.000
S. 40th St. approx 75 xl00. Lot 2. Block 7. Unit 5 zoned
tourIlst/comm ... ... ...... .. ........ ............. S35 000
Corner 131h & Hwy. 98 Lot 3. Business Center 90x190
com m .......... ... ... .. .. .. .... ....... ..... ............$120.000
12th St. Lot 14, Business Center, 75x90- comm... ....... S35 000
ST. JOE BEACH
. 2001 Hwy. 98, St. Joe- Beach, Commercial. excellent location. 1:70.5' x
321.22 lot: 198 sq ft. building, $99.000 Make offers
U.S. 98 between Balboa & Magellan 3/4 block & 1 lot Permitted for'
condos only $300,000
OTHER PROPERTIES AVAILABLE.

SLOTS
GulfAire Subdivision
Gulfalre Dr., Lot 6, BIk. D, nice! large vacant lot, great location,
$22,000.
Gulfaire Dr.: Lot 38, lock C: Vacant lot JUST REDUCED ................. $15,900
Lot 8, BIk G, Beacon Road, Sewer tlap paid; possible owner financing.
Good location near pool. .. ... .......... ............... S22,800
Beacon Rd.: Lot 9, Block E, sewer tap paid, nice, level lot ......$22,900.
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'x 146' & 73'x150 .. ....... .... ........ $17,000 ea.
GulfAIre Dr. Lot 38, Block C, Phase 2 approx 75'xl25' ........ $17,500
Beacon Rd. Lot 21, Block D, Phase 2 approx. 7,1'x125' ......... $21,000
GulfAIre 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'xl 15' ....... $27,500
GulfAIre Dr. Lot 15, Block C, Phase 2 approx. 85'x125' ........... $22,900

MEXICO BEACH
Grand Isle Subd. Nan Nook Dr., Lots 6 & 7, Block A, Unit 15 75'x112'
each very nice lots. $25,900 for both or $13,500 each,
7th St. Lot 6, Block C, unit 14, 100' x 158.33' -,
Stor., shed 13,500.
16th Street, Lot 8, Block D, Unit 2, 75'x100' Reduced to ............ $22,000
First St., Lot 5, Block 4, Unit 9, large vacant lot, 99'x285', ......... $25,000
South 36th St.: Excellent 75' x 100' lot 4th from water, ................ $55,000
8th St., between Oleander & Fortner, 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,
Reduced $14,000
Ready to build? Buy this level, cleared lot on Robin Lane. Survey avail
able. $12,500.
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' -
houses $17,500
Azalea St. Lot 19, Block 4, Unit 11 approx. 75'x100'
houses $17,500.
Grand Isle Kim Kove Lot 8, Block C, Unit 15 houses ............. $12,000
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, BIk. 10, Unit 1 approx. 75'x150' ......$14,000
Americus & Selma Lot 14, BIk. 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

BEACON HILL
Lucia St. Large vacant lot with bam. 100'x120' $19,500
3rd Ave. between 5th & 6th St. Lot 5, Block 19,
approx. 50'xO 100' $8,500
3rd Ave. between 5th & 6th St. Lot 3, Block 19,
approx. 50'xl00' $8,500'
3rd Ave. between 1st & 2nd St. Lot 13, 14 & 15, approx.
50'x100' 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' .................... .3000
6th St. Lots 5 & 6, Block 3, Unit. 1 irregular ............. ... $32,000
3rd St. & 4th Ave. Lot 20, Block 22 $13,500
OVERSTREET
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 -:re: ,-, '.ciir.. ., "=?.000
-ilghway 386 a r c-ss ifrm .i'ur.. .. /,000


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HANNON REALTY, Inc.
221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
HOMES-LOTS-LAND.
Buyers-Sellers-We Need Listings
Save Time-Get Results
(904) 227-1450
a.te FRANK HANNON, Broker
State Certified Residential Appraiser #0001273.
SALES ASSOCIATES
Frances Chason 229-8747 Rena Malear 229-8906,
S Doris Strickland 229-8988'
"'..' .... PORTST.JOE : :
1207 Palm Blvd. 3 bedroom, 2 ba., partially furnished, cen h/a. Outside storage,
carpet and deck $75,000
121 Hunter Circle: 3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry, central ha & outside storage, car-
pet. and deck- $52,400.00
1616 Long Ave.: 2 story duplex, recently redecorated, good rental record. Owner
says make an offer. ; ;
510 8TH ST. 4PLEX, 1 bedroom furnished apartments, good rental record $38 000
THE BEACHES
Gulf front Beach Cottage: Attractively furnished 2 BR, 2 BA, ready to move ini
Asking $122,900.00.
5866 Ga. Ave. St. Joe Beach 3 bedroom, 2 bath. dble wide MH w.fireplace. total
elec. stove. ref dw. Assume loan. Very nice, should go quickly at $37,000
3rd Ave., Beacon Hill: Two bedroom. 1 bath home, 3 blocks from the Beach. 1 1.'2
lots, fenced in yard. Ideal Retirement home, will leave furnished for only
$45,000
HOWARD CREEK
Mobile Home Squirrel Ave.- 10'X50' with 10'X50' addition on back 10X20 awning
on front, 3BR., 1 1/2 BA. Completely furnished, TV, dishes linens etc Cent H/
A, 20X40 boatshed w/elect. lights A steal at only $25,000
LOTS & LAND
Corner of 8th and Marvin 127.5x175'. Cleared and ready to build on $16,500.
Long Ave.: 2 nice high lots, 128'X172' cleared and ready to build on. $20,000.
White City-Beaty subdivision-6 lots 35-40 w/septic tank 90X180 .37 acre, $6.000
Approx 6 acres on Hwy 71, four miles north of White City. Asking $4.000 per acre.
Gulf County Farm Tracts: 2 1/2 acres comer Bailey Rd. & Hwy. 71. Mobile home in
need of repairs located on property. $12,000 for all.
Overstreet: 13 acres near bridge and canal with many nice oaks and fronts on
paved street. :
Mexico Beach, 43rd St.: Make an offer.' 71'X90' nice canal lot w/city dock across
street-$33,000.
St. Joseph Shores: 3 acres w/231 ft. of Hwy frontage-owner will listen to offers
Cape San Bias: 270 ft. prime Gulf frontage 600 ft. deep. Will sell all or part. Make a
offer.
Priced to Sell: 2 lots cleared and ready to build on. 177' frontage. $8,600 for both.
Chipola Cut Off PRICED FOR QUICK SALE 3 lots ONLY $8.000.00.


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Wewahitchka Elementary Honor Roll


Wewahitchka 'ietnentary
School. is -pleased to announce
the second six-weeks honor roll.
An asterick (*) denotes allA's.
Third Grade: Barbara Aler-
man, Sheena Barnes; Brardon
Carter, Judith Husband, Kelli
Jackson,' Jesse Knee, Kerrick


McMillion, Laura Spicey, Jesse
Taunton, Jonathan Thomas, *
Jana Traylor, Justin Barnes,
Sharon Destifino, Heather Gole-
biewski, Aleasha Hand, Michael
Hill, :Kelly Hysmith Collondra
Jones, Beau Ludlam, Meagan
Morris, Erika Pippin, Tracy Price,


Gulf Co. Democrats


Gearing for
First sounds of the 1994
campaign season were heard at
the meeting 'of the Gulf County,
Democratic Executive Committee
on November 16, with Sally Jen-
kins acting chairperson. Eighteen
members were present in the Li-
brary conference room.
The alert came from the com-
mittee that attended the ..party
convention in Orlando in October


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Progress for

FSCW Grads
If you or any member of your
family graduated from Florida
State College for Women, Robin
Sellers, Associate director of the
FSU Oral History Project and a
history graduate student, would
like to communicate with you.,
Sellers is researching and
writing a history of FSCW-FSU's
1905-1947 institutional predeces-
sor.
Unfortunately, much infor-
mation about the college has
been disposed of through the
years rather than saved in ar-
chives.
The FSU Class of 1947 is
sponsoring the project and plans
to publish the history In 1995.
If you or your relatives have
memorabilia, papers, letters, or
any other kind of information
that might offer some insight into
life at FSCW and would be willing
to share it, write to: Robin Sell-
ers, FSCW History Project, Office
of Alumni Affairs, Florida State
University, Tallahassee, FL,
32306-1052; or call her at (904)
644-5888.


Campaign
but no specific plans were made
at this time.
A full agenda resulted in the
following decisions:
-To alternate the monthly
meeting site between Port St. Joe
and Wewahitchka;
-To use a newsletter to make
announcements and record
events of the committee and this
was a task assigned to the PR
Committee;
-To invite outside speakers to
address the committee on various
subjects, not necessarily political
topics;
-To niake a food and articles
contribution to needy persons at
the Christmas season, the distri-
bution to be made by a welfare
agency;
-To change the December
meeting date from the 21st to the
14th in order to accommodate
persons in the Christmas season;
-To make the December
meeting a festive one by serving a
covered dish prepared by mem-
bers.
These meetings are held each.
month and are the Florida sun-
shine type--open to the public.
Persons are invited to attend, ei-
ther as observers or as contribu-
tors to the discussion.


Robert Rouse, Brandon Simpson,
Chante Stevens, Andrae Williams,.
Apollonia Williams.
Fourth Grade: Terrance Ad-
dison, Lindsey Carter, Alex
Chan, Joshua Conley, Jona-
than Gates, Nicole Hall, Daniel
Jordan, Amanda Kent, Ryan
Martin, Kimberly McMillion, *
Blake Rish, Jennifer Williams, *
Jeffrey Yoder, Candese Bangas,
Gregory Barnett, James Kyle
Brown, Jamie Cain, Judson
Carnley, Gregory Carter, Cassidie
Daniels, Adam Flowers, Jessica
Fry, Brooke Grice, Cerelle Hanes,
Anthony Hysmith, Bradley Ivey,
William .Jenkins, ,Joseph Lea,
Christina McCain, Anthony
McDaniel, Alicia Mooneyham, De-
rick Myers, Justin Taunton, Mat-
thew Weathers, Ansley Williams.
Fifth Grade: Colby Ander-
son, Becky Andrews, Renee
Ardire, Teresa Jackson, Kris-
tin Jones, Jeremy Sams, Jere-
my Cain, Jacob Cecil, Hope Cole-
man, Nicholas Hall, Adrian
Jackson, Christy Jones, Andrea


Marquez, Stefanie McDaniel, Me-
lissa Smiley, Jeremy Suber, Peter
Taunton, Mandy Vickery.
Sixth Grade: Brandy Ake, *
Mark Carithers, Timothy Davis,
* Davis Lassiter, Melissa Babb,
Sarah. Bailey, Richard Barfield,

Jessica Cole, Silvia Daniels, Jen-
nifer Goldyn, Timothy Harvey,
Amanda Hicks, Renece Jackson,
Russell Knee, Sharon Mamoran,
Daniel Miller, Stephen Price,
Rocky Traylor, Jonilyn Whitting-
ton.


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People, Natural Gas & Safety


Natural gas supplies vitally needed energy you detect this odor', it doesn't positively When the Gas Is Burned On A Gas gas company immediately.
to thousands of homes, businesses and indus- tell you that there is a gas leak; but this is Range or Furnace? 2. If a strong odor is detected
tries in Florida. Energy, whether it be in the form sufficient reason for you to calf your gas A. The material used to odorize the gas is flam- or other confined space do
of gas, electricity, oil, water, etc., when uncon- company and have them investigate. 0 mable and is consumed in the process of electrical switches, light mat
trolled can be dangerous. burning. If your equipment is properly adjust-, an open flame; however, d
Even though a record of safe operations has Q. What Additional Ways Can You. ed you should not detect the odor when you dows and doors to ventila
been established over the years by the regulat- Detect A Gas Leak? are using yourappliances. (caution: don't turn on ex
ed gas industry, knowledge of the information A. 1. Whe the ground is wet, you may detect leave the building and call t
contained in this ad can assist you in recogniz- a leak by seeing bubbles rising through Q. What Can One Do to Reduce the pany.
ing a potentially hazardous condition and take puddles of water in a uniform manner. Possibility of An Accident? 3. If a strong odor is detected
appropriate action to safeguard life and property. y ing and/or a hissing souni
appropriate action to safeguard life and property. 2. A larger leak of gas from underground A. First keep the emergency telephone number do not operate electrical sw
Q. What Are Someof the Characteris piping may be able to be seen by sand of your gas company handy. A good place to or other devices; do evacu
tublowing around a small hole in th keep this number is to write it down in the ing leaving exit doors open
tics of Natural Gas A User Should ground; it may be felt just as you may feel front of your telephone book along with other out, warn persons stay
Know? air leaking from a small hole in a tire or emergency telephone numbers such as fire. ,il.d i n .nl t fi dn


A. Natural gas is a mixture of hydrocarbons
composed mainly of methane and exhibits
the following characteristics:
1. Odorless an odor is added to this gas.
2. It is lighter than air and if released will
rise into the atmosphere unless trapped.
3. It is nontoxic. However, as with any burn-
ing process, incomplete combustion will
form carbon monoxide which is toxic.
4. It is colorless.
5. It has a flammability range of from 4% to,
14% (approximate values by volume of
gas to air).

Q. Is Natural Gas Dangerous?
A. Gas, like all forms of energy, is capable of
doing damage and must be used properly.
However, the experience with natural gas
use shows it to be more safe than other en-
ergy sources which you use in your home or
business.

Q. What Should You Know About Gas
Odor?
A. 1. Natural gas doesn't normally have an
odor.
2. A substance is added by your gas com-
pany to give natural gas a "rotten-egg"
t sell should it escape.
3. Become familiar with the smell. Should'


air hose; and if it is a large leak, a noise
can be heard similar to air leaking. '
3. A flame at or around appliance piping
other than at the burner indicates leak-
Sage.

Q. The Fact That A "Rotten-Egg"
Odor Is Detected, Does Than Mean
That There Is A Natural Gas Leak?
A. No. But this should be checked to assure
that the odor isn't an indication of a gas leak.
Call your gas company and report it. Odors
similar to that of natural gas may come from
the following:
1. A sewer system.
2. A water aeration plant which has a sul-
phur content.
3. Swamps or bogs.
4. Areas where the land has been filled, etc.

Q. If There Is A Gas Leak, Will You
Always Smell An Odor?'
A. No. If gas leaks from an above ground pipe,
there should always be an odor. However,
such as a leak from an underground service
line or main, the ground acts as a filter and
can remove the odor from the gas.

Q. Why Isn't A Gas Odor Smelled


police, etc.
Other things which should be done to im-
prove safety as well as conserve energy are:
1. Teach children that they are not to play
with any appliances in the home.
2. Clean the burners and have them
checked for proper adjustment periodical-
ly.
3. Repairs, installations and removal of ap-
pliances are 'jobs for qualified persons.
Use only qualified people to do this work.
4. If lighting of an appliance is required, AL-
WAYS light match and hold at ignition
point of burner before you turn on the
gas.
5. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for
operation and care of gas appliances.
6. Never take a chance. If you think you
smell gas, call you gas company.

Q. What Should be Done When One
Believes He Smells Gas?
A. There are many possible conditions which
could be encountered, thus it isn't possible
to give specific instructions for every situa-
tion: The following examples provide general
instructions which should assist:
1. If a slight odor is detected in a localized
area or room of a building do not use a
match or other flame in the area; call the


u ing an iu cin T i re aep
gas company immediately f
location.
4. If the odor of gas is detected
the yard, at the sidewa
immediately call the gas corn


in a building
not operate
tches or use
o open win-
ate the area
exhaust fans)
he gas comrn-

d in a build-
d Is heard -
'itches, lights
ite the build-
on your way
clear of the
)artment and
from another

d outside (in
ilk, etc.) -
pany.


SAFETY IS YOUR BUSINESS. EDUCATE
YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS ABOUT THE
PRECAUTIONS TO TAKE WHEN THEY BE-
LIEVE THEY SMELL THE ODOR OF GAS.

CAUTION: The term "Gas" is used by the
news media and others to include a variety of
products such as liquidified petroleum gases
(propane, butane), gasoline and natural gas.
Each product has its own characteristics which
differ from one another, thus the information
given in this advertisement is applicable only to
NATURAL GAS.

NEVER POSTPONE CALLING
THE GAS COMPANY WHEN
YOU BELIEVE THAT YOU SMELL
GAS.
Emergency Telephone Numbers Are:

229-8216 -For Office Hours 8 to 5 P.M.
227-1115 Gulf County Sheriff's Dept.
229-8265 Police Department


JOE NATURAL GAS COMPANY


Phone 229-8216


Port St. Joe, FL


Thanks

Mexico Beach
for your vote
of confidence

Kaye Reed
Pd.Pol. Adv


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