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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: December 9, 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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12/31/99
ARCHIVES BINDERY
1508 HWY 431-5
ALBERTVILLE AL 35950


THE


USPS 518-880

FIFTY-SIXTH YEAR, NUMBER 15


INDUSTRY DEEP WATER PORT FINE PEOPLE SAFEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA


SPORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 .:THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1993


The Annual City Faces Deadline
Christmas Pa-
rade and Festi-
byth incom FOm Federal Mandate
'val was graced
,by the icom-

parable pres-
m ence of oldM
Saint Nick him-
selfshown rid- Must Make Public Buildings Handicapped
Ing In style on c p e
top of a float-
to the delight Friendly at Entrances, Restrooms, Fountains
q'; -. f rnuati ne d


The City of Port St. Joe Is
faced with a federal mandate of
making all City buildings handi-
capped-friendly by January 1.
and are planning a workshop in
the near future to discuss just
what they plan to do to comply by
the deadline.
Superintendent of public
works Frank Healy reminded the
Commission of the deadline at
their meeUng Tuesday night and
discussed contracting the work
as soon as they arrive at just
what they plan to do to comply
with the federal mandate.
Healy said, "I don't believe
our crews will have the time or
the skills to do some of the work
needed, and have it all done by
January 1, 1995."
The Commission has consid-
ered everything from moving the
Commission meeting room into
'the Fire Station, to building on
the parking lot between the Fire
Station and Police Station, to put-
ting an elevator in City Hall. They
are also faced with the problem of
*making handicapped-friendly
restrooms 6ut of facilities which
.are' too small to accommodate the
special measurements set out by
the federal government as being
adequate. "
Healy informed the Commis-
sion Tuesday night they also face
a renovaUoi. of the entrance and
rest rooms at the Centennial
Building.' 'There are two sloped
entrances to the building, but we
are informed they are too severe a
, slope.They must be made to ac-
-commodate a gentler slope for en-
erane to the building."'
,' \ The City is also faced with


VFDIPD to

Repair Toys

for Giving
The Volunteer Fire De-
partment and the Port St.
Joe Police Department are
asking for previously used
toys to clean up and give
to less fortunate children
at Christmas.,
City Commissioner
Johnny Linton has enlist-
ed the services of the fire-
men and police to clean up
the toys, make minor re-
pairs and distribute them
at Christmas.
Anyone having old, but
useable toys should bring
them to the Police Station
or the Fire Station for
cleaning.
The two Departments
stress that they do not
have time, to make major
repairs prior to Christmas,
so please limit your con-
tributions to working toys.


providing specially designed park-
ing places at City Hall and the
Centennial Building, where none
exists at present.
City Clerk Jim Maloy said the
City has received at least one
break, 'The federal investigators
tell us we can leave the Commis-
slon meeting room as it is if we
post notice we will move the
meeting downstairs when a
handicapped person attends."
COMPLAINT
Mrs. Mary Bryant reiterated a
complaint she had made last Fri-
day. telling the Board of an un-
pleasant situation at the rear of
her property from unsightly con-
ditions caused by trash on the
premises and men loitering at an
unofficial gathering spot. She
asked that something be done
about both conditions.
Mrs. Bryant was informed
that they hadl already taken care
of the situation, since her com-
plaint of Friday. "The owner of the


property 'was unaware of the
problem until we called his atten-
tion to it. He was placing his de-
bris where it had always been
placed, but someone was scatter-
ing it and moving it from its pile,"
Mayor Pate said. "We have noti-
fied him of the problem and he
has taken steps to solve it."
Mrs. Bryant stressed that for-
mer owners had created a prob-
lem for some time and she had
just "grown tired of it and filed
the complaint."
OTHER BUSINESS
In other business, the Com-
mission:
-Adopted a simple form to
be filled out by purchasers of
homes more than 50 years old for
a "walk through" inspection of
electrical wiring and roof condi-
tions. Roy Smith reported the fed-
eral government had prohibited
him from writing insurance on
(See MANDATE Page 3)


It's Wewa's Turn


To Greet Santa

Jolly Old Gentleman will be
Featured in First Night Parade
Wewahitchka will welcome a visit from Santa Claus in
the-City's first night-time parade, ever, on Saturday, De-
cember 18, according to parade chairperson, Carolyn
Husband.
"All kids and adults, too. are encouraged to come to
Wewahitchka and take part in our Christmas celebration,"
Ms. Husband said. "We'll have something entertaining for
everyone!"
The day of celebration will begin at 12:00 noon, with
preliminaries continuing to 4:00 p.m. Kids are encour-
aged to come take part in making ornaments for the
Town Tree during the day. The Wewahitchka Women's
Club and Chamber of Commerce members will be availa-
ble to assist them in making the various ornaments and
will furnish everything they need except the imagina-
tion.
The afternoon will also feature such activities as face
painting, pony rides, puppet shows, having pictures tak-
en with Santa. visits with Smoky Bear and Shriner
clowns, and Christmas caroling by local performers, from
12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
A special Christmas concert will be presented by the
Wewahitchka High School Band at 3:30.
Then, promptly at 4:30 the Parade to welcome Santa
will line up at the old Elementary School and parade
north on Highway 71,
Immediately following the parade, there will be a cere-
monial lighting of the Town Christmas Tree in front of
...the old Courthouse. Music at the ceremony will be pro-
vided by the Wewa Ministerial Association Town Choir.
Everyone in Gulf County has a special invitation to
come to Wewahitchka December 18 and join with them in
ushering in the Christmas season, as well as old Santa
Claus!


Spaceport Florida Will


Fire Rocket From San Blas


The Spaceport Florida Au-
'thority will launch a Microstar
suborbital rocket from Cape San
.Bias in Northwest Florida's Gulf
County around December 11.
The rocket will deploy a sensing
device to measure upper-
atmospheric ozone levels for re-
searchers at the Florida State
University (FSU) in Tallahassee.
The 16-pound micro-
electronic payload will be ejected
from the rocket's second stage at
an altitude of over 150,000 feet.
'As it descends through the at-
mosphere, connected to an inflat-
ed parachute devise, the sensor
will telemeter data to a ground
station in Gulf County for later
analysis at FSU's Meteorology De-
partment. FSU researchers hope
to compare, their data with higher
altitude measurements made by
NASA's orbiting spacecraft and


other ground-based sensors to
develop an air. column profile of
ozone concentrations.
TAKING A LOOK AT OZONE
"Continued reductions in.
upper-atmospheric ozone have
caused concern among scientists,
environmentalists, and the gener-
al public," said Kevin A. Kloesel,
FSU's principal investigator for
the ozone project. "A profile of
ozone concentrations in the
upper atmosphere will contribute
to an understanding of how this
gas effects life on earth. Suborbi-
tal launches provide an excellent
opportunity to collect ozone data
at altitudes other measurement
devices cannot reach."
The Saturday launch will be
one of a series of ozone missions
planned. by FSU and the Space-
port Authority at Cape San Bias.


PAYLOAD STAGE APOGEE'
, AND PAYLOAD DEPLOYMENT
SAT 273,800 FEErT
(T+120.0 SECONDS)



MOTOR STAGE BURNOUT
AT 5,860 FEET
(T+2.29 SECONDS)


Shot Scheduled For


Saturday
The university research program
is cosponsored by the Technologi-
cal Research and Development
Authority, and organization that
provides funding for space re-
search projects using proceeds
form the sale of Florida's Chal-
lenger auto license plates.
TWO "WINDOWS" SCHEDULED
In coordination with the Air
Force, the Spaceport Authority
has scheduled two launch win-
dows on Saturday, December 11,
at 9-11 a.m. and 12-2 p.m. In
case of weather or technical prob-
lems another launch attempt may
be made on Sunday, December
12, with the same launch win-
dows.


S- ____- The Spaceport Authority, as
-_._ ------... -a,' directed by the Florida Legisla-
ture, provides its suborbital
GMD-5 TEL ETRYArAcXING EQUIPMENT LAUNCH ,z. launch capability to support and


Morning
encourage space-related research
by Florida's universities. The De-
cember mission will be the Au-
thority's fifth in three years, with
previous launches conducted at
Cape San Blas, Cape Canaveral,
and in Mexico. The Cape San
Blas site is owned by the Depart-
ment of Defense and is being
made available to the Authority
for suborbital research, using its
self-contained mobile launch sys-
tem, under an agreement with
Eglin Air Force Base.
The Spaceport Authority was
created in 1989 by Florida's Gov-
ernor and Legislature to increase
the state's space-related enter-
prise, including industry, educa-
tion, tourism, and research. For
more information about the FSU
launch or the Spaceport Authori-
ty, contact Edward Ellegood at
(407) 868-6983.


Second Space Shot From San Blas Will Contain Ozone Experiment from FSU


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THE STAR
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9,1993


A Threat
A CASE BEING TRIED in court by the Leon County Property
Appraiser's office could have a tremendous negative effect on the
entire state of Florida, its naval stores operations, its lumber in-
dustry, its rayon manufacturers and its paper industry. The de-
cision could cost the state of Florida millions of dollars in tax
revenue, millions of dollars in lost business and thousands of
jobs if the Property Appraiser of Leon County wins his case.
This case is in Leon County, but the people of Gulf County
have a special interest in the outcome since our County's in-
-: come is so dependent on forest related products. The pine fo-
rests which grow so profusely around here also are the base of
our economy, along with commercial fishing.
THE ACTUAL LITIGATION IS against St. Joe Paper Compa-
ny, which is another reason why we should be interested in this
case and its outcome, both because the decision will set a prece-
dent for every county in the state to follow and it stands to place
St. Joe Paper in a position of losing its competitive status in the
paper market. If the paper market doesn't run for St. Joe Paper,
neither does the railroad business, the telephone business nor
the box making business. In other words, with the wrong deci-
sion, a large percentage of us here in Gulf County can be out of
business.
Leon County's Appraiser is attacking the value placed
against woodlands of St. Joe Paper, now under the greenbelt law
for tax purposes. Bert Hartsfield, the Appraiser, wants to in-
crease the taxable value of the property in order to triple its tax
yield. If he is successful, the next thing which would happen is
that other counties in the state would use the Leon County decl-
sion as a basis for hiking their own assessments; against St. Joe
Paper, St. Regis, Louisiana-Pacific, Stone Container, Georgia-
IPacific and uncle Henry's two-man peckerwood sawmill.
THE GREENBELT TAXING rate was established to protect
these and other agricultural interests from being taxed out of
business. Hartsfield's suit would remove that protection to the
detriment of half the working people in the state of Florida. Our
forest industry is too valuable a property to destroy so a, com-
mission somewhere, can raise a few more tax dollars.
The only hope we have against a ruling in favor of the Ap-
praiser is that the suit is against St. Joe Paper Company. They
-have a better than average record against such suits and possi-
-bly have the clout-along with our support-to combat it.



Identification
SO, GULF COUNTY HAS an identifying logo now! After all
these years of operating without one, the County can identify all
its equipment and properties with the new logo put its mark
on everything owned by the County, so to speak.
G u If Co u nty has been sort of a generic county for these many
years. It had no means of identification. Actually, It was best
that this situation existed since what It had and what it owned,
was pretty ragged equipment. Hardly anybody in the County
would be proud of having it known their county used this kind
of equipment and owned such dilapidated machinery.
The County now owns some pretty good rolling stock. Most of
its equipment actually operates these days. A great deal of the
vehiet'even have a good paint job, without too many dents or
scratches. A nice, crisp, logo painted on the doors of the truks
will actually add to the appearance of the trucks, rather than
make us all feel embarrassed to have people know these are the
type vehicles used by Gulf County'.
IT COULD BE THE LOGO w'as promulgated in order to en-
courage the Commission to maintain a credible fleet of machin-
ery now that it can be readily identifiable.
The logo in no way detracts from our.equipment. It enhanc-
es. The new symbol tells the story of what Gulf County is all
about at a glance. We are a County of forest products:; both for
paper and for lumber. We have always been a County depending
on a timber economy, even long before the St. Joe Paper Compa-
ny came to Port St. Joe. We will always remain dependant on the
pine tree.
Gulf County is long on sports fishing, hunting and water
,sports. The new logo points that out.
The County is strong into manufacturing products, both
from pine trees and derivatives from the sea, such as magnesia
oxide. We are mainly a blue collar economy, making a variety of
products, ultimately depending on the pine tree.
Gulf County depends on the sea for some its largess, com-
mercial fishing, transportation, sports fishing, etc.
All in all the logo accurately tells the Gulf County story. We
congratulate the County Commission for taking this positive
step and for selecting such a true representation of what do here
in Gulf County. -


Li


Hunker Down with Kes


by Kesley Colbert


Leon Wasn't Any Help...


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If you're not confused, "if
everything is going o.k. for you-'
do yourself a favor and stop reaq-
ing this, thing right now.' I've
thought for years that we didn't
actually draw names for Christ-


mas. I figured Leon. as the oldest.
just assigned 'names' for every-
one. Then. on or about December
I. Leon or Paula would call up.
tell us they missed us at Thanks-
giing. .and. oh. by the wayv.
you drew'. Charlotte's name. Cathy
got Jelff.
It Jwasn i a big deal. It actual-.
ly worked out great for me. The
family has ,gotten too big to buy a
present for everyone. We are do-
ing the "'sensible thing". I'm all for
it,, I don't care that Leon orches-
trates the "drawing". Well, let me


be honest here. It has galled me a
little that every year he gets ei-
ther mine or David Mark's name.
We re a snap to buy for. He usu-
ally just takes something down
off the wall. wraps it up. and
mails it along In the mean-
time I 'draw one of the girl's
names and I'm stuck over in the
size 6 petite section with a sales
lady who doesn't care if I buy
anything or not she's too
busy lamenting the fact that she
can't get into the size she's selling
.


This year I was there for
Thanksgiving and. lo and behold.
after supper while we're all gath-
ered up in the living room, Paula
and Charlotte go to writing down
names on small pieces of paper.
I was flabbergasted. 'You
mean we actually draw?"
'EverN year.'
"How do we do it for Jeff and
Christie and Charlie and the oth-
ers who are not here?"
'Simple, we'll let one of the
kids draw for them."
Folks, there wasn't nothing
simple about what happened
,next. '. ..: *
1, reached in cand pulled ouit
the first little strip I came to,. Hot
dogl Finally! I should have been,
doing my own drawing for years! I
jumped straight up. "'Look every-
body, I got David's name. I've
been trying to get' his'na-m-e f-
o--" The horrified looks brought
me to a halt in mid-sentence.
"Put it back!"
'You're not supposed to tell!"
"I don't want to draw ag-"
"Put it back! ,We have to start
over."
-This time.I; pulled out a very
familiar name, but I was afraid to
say anything. I was the novice
here-
"Does anyone have a prob-
lem?"
"Well." I cleared my throat
and whispered, "1 drew Cathy's
name. Do I have to buy her two
gifts? Or is this like a free spin-"
"Put 'em all back, we'll have
to do it aaiin."
This time I got Charlotte's
name. I think I had her last year.
It didn't matter, Leon drew Pau-
la's so we had to start over.
Cathy drew me. As we were
putting, the names back in the
hat I asked, "Why can't Cathy
just swap my 'name with some-
body?" There was a Clint East-
wood movie coming on in a few
minutes. I didn't want to miss ole
Cli- "..
"We can't do that!"
"Everyone will know who got
you'!"
I could tell by the tones in
both voices' I -had. once again.
committed a Christmas name
drawing faux pas.
I drew Jeff. YESI I could get
him a sweatshirt of any college
football team except Vanderbilt
and he'd be tickled pink. Nobody
got their spouse! O.K.! "Mom,
which channel shows the Clint
East-"
Charlotte and Cathy had a
problem. They both had the same
name they drew last year. I think
for Charlotte it was the third year
in a row.
,"I vote we draw again."
"I second that!"
V"Wait a minute," I was a little
confused, "we didn't :'vote on it'
when I'drew David Mark. I had to
put him back." ....' "
'Well; this is different."' '.
Different my hind foot! Of
course, I didn't say that out loud.
Cathy hiad, used the we're-with-
family-.,so- don't- say- anything-
stupid- or- that- you- will-regret-
later-tone of voice... .
It seems like it used to be a
(See KESLEY' Page 3J


Getting the Most Out ofA Trip to the Surgeon


other day which he would rather D LU feelingnormalr noethrmonth bored with jus. t doing nothing ex-
not have had. He had ImNrerv ftr, E ~,.SH R D L.U fr ....... .. th


a hernia.
But that was not the experi-
ence he found he wanted to
avoid, even though it is not one of
your more fun things to have
happen. It was the aftermath
from the surgery which struck
Ralph as definitely something he
could get along without experi-
encing if he had his druthers.
But Ralph's surgery was nec-
essary. He walked around here
for over a month, bent over like
an old man, moving easy, not lift-
ing anything and refusing to
cough, laugh, shout, snort or
blow his nose. He would hold his
abdomen when he arose from a
seated position, grit his teeth as
he straightened up, and let out a
sigh when he finally made it to an
upright position. Then he would
shuffle off across the room like a


soft shoe dancer.
It was a delicate month for
Ralph.

HE DIDN'T GET THE full ex-
perience from his surgery, howev-
er. He had the band-aid surgery.
You know, the two pin ,pricks
next to your belly-button and a
couple of probes stuck inside
your stomach cavity and the sur-
gery done by remote control.
Ralph thought he hurt enough
from that procedure. He should
have had the old-fashioned inva-
sion-of-the-entire-lower-portion-
of-your-body kind of surgery.
Those of you have had hernia


surgery know what I am talking
about. One gets out of surgery
and doesn't dare breath hard!
Have to cough? Save it until
next weekly Someone tell a joke?
Don't laugh! Above all, don't sup-
press a laugh; it will hurt even
morel
Ralph missed the most excit-
ing part 'of a hernia operation.
Getting up on that bedpanl A
time when one definitely doesn't
want to squat and strain! Right,
Ralph?
ALL RALPH NEEDS to do is
pass the time away while the sur-
gery is healing and the 'gut is get-


or so. xou get me delicious feel-
ing that if you twist around to.
look to either side, 'or 'to see what
is in back of you, the whole job
will come loose agrd.it will all haVe
to be done over again. ,
Of course, it doesn't! It just
feels like It is! Isn't that: some-
thing to look forward -to in your
recuperation, Ralph? If you' get
tired of just lying around or
watching soap operas,- or if Betty
gets exhausted waiting .on you,
and wishes you would get well.
enough to go back to work, just
find something'to while away the
time. '
That shouldn't be too hard to
do. If you need some help along
these lines, I will come to your
aid. I just happen to have a five
gallon bucket of pecans I can let
you have to crack' and pick out.
.the meats if you have nothing
else to so. Come to think of it, I'll


cept watching soap operas on tel-
evision. ,
YOU HAVE TO WORK at fill-
ing the void in, your life when you -
have surgery. A few squatting ex-
ercises might help to recover the
tone in your muscles, or a series
of leg lifts while you are sitting in
-your chair, relaxing.
I'm sure Betty has some peas
to be shelled, dishes to be washed
(they're not too heavy for you to
pick up]. Just remember, you
have a perfect excuse for not tak-
ing the trash out to the garbage
can. Don't scrub or wax any
floors. Don't scrub. out the com-
mode or bathtub, like you do
when you are perfectly healthy.
A dove hunting trip might not
be a bad idea. for therapy!
Above all, don't catch cold!
You will think the world is com-
ing to an end, every time you


cough or try to blow your nose!
Sneezing is out of the question.

ON THE POSITIVE side, let
me give you' a few suggestions.
You have got to milk this situa-
,tion for all it's worth! You may
.neverfind yourself in such an ad-
vantageous situation again in a
lifetime. I know, it hurts; but you
know what they say, '"No pain, No
gain!" You are the possessor of
the world's best reason to ,gain
sympathy Milk it for, all it's
worth,
You will find that having to
go through the surgery is worth it
if: No. J1, you don't die -in the pro-
cess; No. 2, your wife or pseudo
friends have been making unrea-
sonable demands upon your time
and services over the past several
years. This is the time to get
even!
If you have the guts [left], I
would even get breakfast in bed a
morning or tWro, just to see how it
feels.


St. Joseph Bay
'i Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
Dec. 10 5:48 a.m. L -0.5 7.:54 p.m. H 1.6
*' t- Dec. 11 6:40 a.m. L -0.7 8:37 p.m. H 1.8
... : Dec. 12 7:22 a.m. L -0.7 9:23 p.m. H -1.8
Dec. 13 8:10 a.m. L -0.8 10:14p.m. H 1.8
Dec. 14 9:00 a.m. L -0.7 11:00 p.m. H 1.7
' Dec. 15 9:46 a.m. L -0.6 11:42 p.m. H 1.5
.. Dec. 16 10:21 a.m. L -0.4
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By
Wendell Campbell
WOULDN'T YOU REALLY LIKE TO BELIEVE....
*That there really wasn't a conspiracy to kill John F. Kennedy?
What about Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King?
S *That Michael Jackson is not guilty of molesting that 13-year-
old boy?
*That President Clinton was going to do half the. things he
promised? How about one-tenth of the things?
*That the high school student who assaulted the coach in Pana-
ma City in front of a crowd of people and his wife and son wasn't re-.
instated in school and the football program, and the coach fired?
Wouldn't you like to believe that didn't happen?
*That\ our justice system really worked, like in California where
the thugs dragged the truck driver from his truck and tried to kill
him? Did the jury find them "not guilty" or what?
.That Beavis and Butt-head really wasn't on TV?
*That you really stood a chance of winning the lottery, even
though.you don't live in south Florida?
*That one -day, during our lifetime, gasoline would be priced at
a reasonable price again? -
*That your wife's daddy was rich and her mother good-looking?
*That Christmas was 11 months'off instead of one?
*That someone of importance would finally come forth and tell
everyone what to be done to stop the spread of AIDS?
*That you really didn't eat as much as you did Thanksgiving
Day? ,
*That one day you could get caught up with all the little "odd-
jobs"?
-That there is a Santa Claus for adults? Santa hasn't left me
anything since I was about 1I5-years-old, bless his heart!
*That one day everything was going to be all right? .
*That people would be reasonable and see things your way?
*That there really was some pork in a can of "Pork & Beans?"
,That the politicians we elect really represent US and our best
interest Instead of themselves?
*That since the Cold War Is over and Russia is dismantled, that
there wouldn't be any more wars?.
'That the older you get. the better you look and feel?
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from Page 2
lot simpler. And right here In this
house, too. We didn't go to bed
with visions of sugar plums nor
creatures a' stirring. We prayed
for a Timex or a Daisy air rifle.
We never "sprang" to the sash to
see what was the matter. We were
not about to scare Santa off. He
might be bringing that red West-
ern Flyerl And we didn't draw
names! Santa took care of that.
We usually didn't get but one
thing but it was always "Just what
we wanted". 'Course, Mother al-
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cans and oranges. We never be-
lieved that bunk. Oranges don't
count-
"Kesley?"
I reached in and pulled out
another name-my own! I was
tempted to keep iL 1 glanced over
at Leon as we passed what was
left of the basket around. He
hadn't said a word. Not a word!
He just calmly drew when it came
his time. I realized I was watching
a veteran In the Christmas name
drawing wars. He wasn't about to
assign anybody's name to any-
body.
We completely missed Clint
Eastwood.
As we were crawling into bed,
Cathy whispered. "Whose name
did you draw?"
"Well, let's see. I drew David's
and Charlotte's and yours and
SJeffs and mine and Christe's and
Paula's twice and .
Lost My Little Strip.
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Core Tells of Visit to Russia, Kremlin


Says St. I
George Core took a trip re-
cently which he thought he would
never have the opportunity to.
Core and his wife went to Russia
and visited the old city of St. Pe-
tersburg which was re-named Le-
ningrad by the Soviets. St. Peters-
burg is the ancient capital of
Russia which was named after,
Peter the Great who led the na-
tion into the modem world.
Core told the Kiwanis Club of
his tour Tuesday, when he de-
scribed St. Petersburg as, "The
most beautiful city in the world
containing the most art in the
world, as well as the most dia-
monds!" Core said the entire city
was just one large art museum.
The speaker said he took a"
side trip to visit Moscow. "My wife
didn't want .to go. She stayed in
St. Petersburg," he ,said. Core
joined the portion of the tour
which went on to Moscow and
visited Red Square.
"We went to the airport to
take our plane and saw hundreds
of planes parked at the airport.
We were told they. were parked
there because they were broken
down and wouldn't fly," Core

Student Govt.
Cake Contest
The Student Government As-
sociation of Port St. Joe High
School will hold its first annual
Cake Contest at Port St. Joe High
School on Dec. 10 during 6th pe-
riod.
A representative from each
class will take donations from
students everyday in class. The
class with the most money at the
end of the week will have first
pick at the cakes. It will be a
competition between the classes
to see who can collect the most
money. The S.G.A. would appre-
ciate all your help to make it a
success. Anyone interested in do-
nating a cake may contact Joni
Peak at the school after 1:30.


Petersburg is 'Most Beautiful'


said. "If you think that won't
make you anxious about flying on
their airlines!" he exclaimed.
The Kremlin isn't the seat of
Russian government as is the
common belief. It is a compound
of five churches, living quarters


for the rulers of the nation and
flower gardens.
'We had no trouble getting
into the Kremlin and Red
Square," Core said. "We had only
to declare any electronics, were
allowed only $500 in cash, wer-


Blood. Drive

Next Tuesday

There is one gift even Santa can't deliver. Blood. A blood
donation is one of the most precious gifts anyone can give.
During this holidayseason the American Red Cross is
encouraging all healthy individual to give the best gift of all
at the Port St. Joe Community Blood Drive set for Tuesday,
December 14, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at First Metho-
dist Church located at 1001 Constitution Drive.
The holiday season is one of the most critical times of
the year to keep the area's blood supply 'at a safe level for
family, friends and neighbors because many regular donors
get busy with holiday activities and don't find time to give.
Unfortunately, the need for blood doesn't take a holiday. Se-
riously ill people continue to need blood or blood compo-:
nents over the holidays. There. are also many emergency
needs which occur: i.e. accidents.
Donating blood is a simple and safe procedure that
takes approximately 45 minutes.
Donors must be at least 17 years of age. weight at least
110 pounds and be in good health. There is no age limit for"
senior citizens who are in good health.


Mandate
-From Page 1-
such a building until the inspec-
tion is accomplished.
-Agreed to look into a re-
quest by Commissioner Charles
Tharpe to extend 22nd Street


westward through Forrest Park,
Card of Thanks to Long Avenue. to accommodate
the new St. James Episcopal
Many thanks to all who par- Church.
tUcipated in the Thanksgiving --ave St. Joe Assembly
Food Basket Program this year. Church permission to meet in the
Forty-seven food baskets were de- Fire Station for worship services
livered to families and Senior Citi- until they can secure the use of
zens In need. the old St. James Church which
Thanks to all the churches, will be moving into their new
schools, unions, organizations, building around late January or
and Individuals who contributed '"early February.
groceries and cash.contributions:,-.. y -,...
and also to the. Port St. Joe Pollcq-
Department for making the deliv-
eries. .


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en't allowed to carry any Russian
money in or out.. We -could use
credit cards all we wanted to."
Core said he was disappoint-
ed in the change of the guard cer-
emony. 'They told us they didn't
have anything to guard anymore.
They were kind of lax in their
guard duties."
Core said the Russian hous-
ing on the road to and from the
airport was very run-down, but
the fields were lush and flowers,
were growing everywhere. 'They
were neat and clean," Core said.
S The speaker said he-had al-
ways wanted to go visit Russia.
ever since someone told him of
foreign people the Russian people
were most like Americans.
Guests of the club were Key
Clubbers Vic Sellers, Jeremy Tull.
Danielle Moore and Erin Oliver.

Peterson's Rep.
Visiting Monday
TALLTHASSEE-U. S. Con-
gressman Pete Peterson, D-
Marianna. announced'that a rep-
resentative from his Panama City
district office will visit Port St. Joe
to meet with constituents from
3:30 p.m. to .4:30 EST, Monday,
December '13 in the law library of
the Gulf County Courthouse.
Peterson said the staff mem-
ber. who will be visiting Gulf
County monthly, will provide In-
formation and help to residents
with questions and problems re-
lated to the federal government.


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Classes will meet at the Port St. Joe Fire
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Friday, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. eastern.time,
beginning January 20,1994. You must be at
least 19 years old, with a high school
'diploma or a G.E.D.; and no felony
convictions.


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The Music Department of
Port St. Joe High School will
present an evening of Christmas
music this Thursday night, De-
cember 9th, at 7:00 p.m. Perform-
ing in the High School Commons
area will be the Concert Choir,
Beginning Band and the Concert
Band. Make plans now to come
and enjoy and evening of Christ-
mas music.
Also coming up during the
month will be a televised perfor-
mance by. the concert choir on
Channel 13. They will be part of
Channel 13's "Sound of Christ-
mas". This program will be aired
December 24th at 11:30 p.m. and
will consist of the choirs from
Bay, Mosley, Rutherford and Port
St. Joe. The PSJHS Concert Choir
was filmed on Tuesday, December
7th.
The Concert Choir has also
produced PSJHS's first Cook
Book. The choir's mothers were
asked to send in their child's fa-
vorite recipes. You might say
ihat this cook book has been "kid
tested and musically approved".
This book has over 500 recipes of
foods that teenagers will eat.
The cost of the cook book will
be $5.00 each, and will be sold
the evening of the Christmas
Concert, and will make excellent
Christmas gifts.
The Music Department
thanks the .community for its
continued support and encour-
agement for the music programs.
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choir president is Jenny Acree
and the vice-presidents are Meg-
an Dean and Clay Cox. The
bands are under the direction of
Mitchell Bouington, band direc-
tor.

Seniors Are

Selling Chili
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens Assoc., Inc., will be selling
chili on December 17 from 11
a.m. 1 p.m. The public will be
able to enjoy homemade, deli-
cious chili at the First Methodist
Church. You will be able to come
in and eat, or if you want, they
will bring it to your business. The
meal will include iced tea, des-
sert, and a large cup of chili with
crackers. Watch The Star for
more details, or call 229-8466 for
more information.

Higdon and

Watkins to

Wed Dec. 11
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Higdon
of Port St. Joe are proud to an-
nounce the upcoming marriage of
their daughter, Rachel Higdon, to
Danny Watkins. The groom is the
son of Rita Smith of Panama City
and James Smith of Louisville,
MS. The wedding will take place
Saturday, December 11, at 6:30
p.m. at the First Baptist Church
of Port St. Joe. All friends and rel-
atives are invited.


Wilkinson-Windolf

To Wed


Rex and Mary Wilkinson of,
Port St. Joe have announced the
engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter, De-
lores Ann Wilkinson, to Reinhard
Robert Windolf, son of Franz Jo-
seph Windolf and the late B. Bri-
gette Windolf of Bonn, Germany.
The bride-elect is employed
with CARE as a Drug Prevention
Instructor for Gulf, Calhoun, and
Liberty Counties.
Her fiance is a residential
contractor and owner of Windoll


Mr. and Mrs. Gary Carlston, Sr.


Couple Exchanges Vows
Richard, Paula, and Robert of their mother, Helen, to Gary E.
Ramsey announce the marriage Carlston. Sr.. father of Cathy.


Weight

Control for

Teenagers
Nemours Children's Clinic of
Port St. -Joe will be offering a
FREE weight control program for
boys and girls 12-16 years old.
The program's goal ,is to help
teens work and accomplish'
weight control and a healthy life-
style.
This will be a combined pro-
gram of diet and exercise on a
three month trial basis. If suffi-
cient Interest is demonstrated, it
will be continued beyond the
three month period.
The Nemours. Clinic is joining
with the Gulf County Public
Health Unit Nutritionist to pro-
vide information and help to all in
the 12-16 age bracket who will
commit to working with them for
three months.
No registration is necessary-
njust be there, at 4 p.m. on
Wednesday, beginning January
5, 1994. For more information,
ball 227-7100.

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Debbie, and Gary.
The wedding took place on
October 16 at the First United
Methodist Church with the Rever-
end Zedoc Baxter officiating. Jack
and' Lynn, Kerigan of Mexico
Beach served as attendants.
After a honeymoon at, Pana-
ma City Beach. the couple is re-
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Port St. Joe.


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January 1 at. 7:00 p.m. at- St.
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St. Joe. A reception will follow at
J. Patricks Restaurant. All friends
and relatives are invited to at-
tend.'


Sea Oats

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Party Set

The Sea Oats and Dunes Gar-
den Club will have its annual
Christmas party at Wakulla'
Springs on Tuesday, December
14. Those -attending will depart
from the St. Joe Beach Fire Hall,
at 9 a.m. ET. Members and'
guests are Invited. In addition to
the party, those desiring to do so
may take a boat ride on the prem-
ises. Members are also urged'to
bring their Christmas gifts to the
Fire Hall for a resident t the Bay
St. Joseph Care Center, Inc.. on
that day. -., .- ,'
i A trip to the Governor's Man-
sion In Tallahassee is planned for --
Saturday, December 18. Those
interested in seeing these Christ-
mas decorations should plan to
arrive at the St. Joe Beach. Fire
Hall at 8 a.m. ET.
The club Is serving home..
made chill at the Fire Hall on .
Tuesday, January 18, from 11
a.m. until 4 p.m. ET. Everyone is
urged to bring a hearty appetite.

Optimist Club
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The Optimist Club ofWewa-
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 1993 PAGE 5A


Wewa Woman's Club News


Honors Teacher With Party
The children and parents of the second grade class of Highland View Elementary presented their
teacher, DeAnna Baxley, with a homemade quilt in honor of the upcoming birth of her new baby.
-An after school party was held on Wednesday, December 1, in the classroom. Hot dogs, chips,
punch, and a beautiful cakewere served The room was decorated in a theme of tropical fish and pri-
mary colors ,' ., .
Best wishes to Mrs. Baxley, her husband, Terry, and daughter, Sandra, in the birth of their new
baby boy.


Commodities to beGweni


Away December 14
U.S.D.A. commodities will be County Courthouse prior to these
distributed in Gulf County on De- dates. Wewahitchka' residents
member 14 and 16 to those who may come to the Old Courthouse
are eligible. Eligibility is based on on Wednesday, December 15,
total household income not in ex- from 12:30 p.m. -to '4:30 p.m. CT,
cess of the State-established to certify for commodities. To cer-
maxim_ um percentage of the pov- tify or recertify you will need to
erty line for the appropriate
household size. Recipients will re-
ceive two (2) month commodities .,
on these dates, therefore it is very IR
IMPORTANT that everyone bring C L
a bag or box.
The distribution will take F .
place in Port St. Joe and Wewa- Thin'
hitchka at the Senior Citizen's
Buildings. The distribution in (An
Port St. Joe will be on Tuesday,
December 14, from 1-3 p.m. ET. i.
and the distribution in Wewa will .
be on Thursday, December 16, '-
from 12-2 p.m. CT. Recipients ., .A .'1 .*
must have a current commodity 'i .
card tio receive their'cormniiodites.' .
Tliere will abe ho. regist'raton 'at
the distribution centers. If anyone This is a plea for all parents
has questions concerning their el- planning for the holidays. Above
igibility, they should call 227- have a safe holiday season.
1735, 639-5068. or come by the All toys should be safe toys
Commodity Office in the Gulf clothes need to be of flame retar


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Happy Birthday! ,

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bring proof of income or food
stamp papers.,
"Acceptance and Participa-
tion" in the program is the same
for everyone without regard to
race, color, national .origin, age,
sex, or handicap.



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District 2 members of the
GFWC Florida Federation of
Woman's Clubs, met in Chatta-
hoochee for their 1993 annual
meeting which was hosted by the
Chattahoochee Woman's Club
and chaired by Juanita Sanson,
District II Director. Special guests
/were Federation president, Mar-
cia Bright, and second vice presi-
dent, Ramona Thompson.
,. Mrs. Bright's presentation
was based on her many years as
a member of the Federation,
FFW'C and Me"; "Making Our
Mark in the Community" was the
topic of Mrs. Thompson's presen-
tation.
Loucile Volk, president of the
Woman's Club of Panama 'City,
.was elected to serve as District II
Director of the 1994-96 adminis-
tration.
Dottie Taylor represented the
Wewa club at this meeting.
Southern Regional Conference
The Hyatt Regency in Green-
ville, South Carolina, was the site
of the, 1993 Southern Region
Conference. General Federation of
Woman's Clubs, hosted by the
South Carolina Federation and
chaired by the conference presi-
dent, Judy 'Lutz. The conference
theme was, 'The World's Success
It Begins With Me." Guest
speakers were General Federation
President Ann Holland, General
Federation President-Elect Jean-
nine Faubion, and Helen G. Vas-
sallo, Ph. D., Professor of Man-
agement, Worcester Polytechnic
Institute, Worcester, Massachu-
setts.
Clubwomen from Alabama,
Florida, Georgia, Mississippi,
South Carolina, and Puerto Rico
attended this annual November
event.
Dottie Taylor of Wewahitchka


Ladies' Auxiliary
Monthly Meeting
The 'Ladies Auxiliary of the
Overstreet Volunteer Fire Depart-
ment will hold its monthly meet-
ing on Tuesday. December 14, at
7:30 p.m. EST. The ladies will be
sharing their homemade Christ-
mas goodies at this meeting.
Plans for the annual Christmas
Party, which will be held on De-
cember 18, will be finalized at
this time. All ladies in the Over-
street area are invited to attend.


was among the Florida delegates.
November Meeting
Twenty-five members attend-
ed the November 10 meeting of
the Wewahitchka Woman's Club,
which was chaired by Bunny
Mahler, first vice president. Mrs.
Mahler welcomed new member
Mary Griffin. The Devotional was
given by Feral Greer.
Guest speaker was Hub Nor-
ris, manager of Gulf Coast Elec-
tric Cooperative. Mr. Norris spoke
,to the members about the com-


munity's efforts to have a work
camp located on the grounds of
the Gulf County Correctional In-
stitution. He stated that the De-
partment of Corrections has been
requested and encouraged to con-
sider establishing and building
such a facility. The Woman's
Club supports this community
project.
Hostesses for the meeting
were Pat Stripling, Betty Cude-
bec, and Hazel Bryant. The
monthly door prize was won by
Betty Cudebec.


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fire. When traveling, all children need to be in an appropriate car
seat and buckled in.
Parent's magazine for November 1993 lists the following as
some of the best toys for 1993.
Birth to 1 year
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Little Smart Baby Bear Phone- V-Tech
Humpty Dumpty Tag a Long- Dakin
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Lasting Play Musical Mobile- Fisher Price
Bright Starts Foot Rattles- Pansy Ellen Products
Ones' and Tho's
Tonka Farm Tractor and Trailer Set- Hasbro
Duplo Jetliner Building Blocks- Lego Systems ,
Stack and Store Boat- Little Tikes
Boingo Ball- Addz On
Hide Inside- Discovery Toys
Three's, four's and five's
Koosh Critters- Addz On
Talking Barney- Playschool
Crayola Super Stamper Kit- Benny & Smith
Ravensburger Mothers and Their Babies- International
Playthings
Create a Creature- Frarik Schaffer Publications
Six and older .
Motorcycle Building Kit- K Nex
Donut Disaster- Parker Brothers
Overdrivers- Tiger Electronics
EZ-2-Do Twist n' Swirl Studio- Kenner


Card of Thanks
* We, the, family -of the; late
Anna Chisholm, wish to: convey
our heartfelt thanks to the staff of
Dr. Oksanen and the wonderful
nursing staff of Gulf Pines Hospli-
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Also to the members of St. Jo-
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. DEC. 9. 1993


Capitol News

Round-Up
By Jack Harper



The direction Florida legislators intend to go on several major is-
sues in the regular session in February was fairly evident after Senate
and. House committees adjourned last week. They'll be tough enough
maybe on crime to provide the prison beds' needed to get the criminals
(including juveniles) off the street and, perhaps, cut and improve big
f government enough to help the economy.
k Don't expect any big drive for new taxes (except maybe for prisons),
although House Speaker Boley Johnson, D-Chipley, told his juvenile
crime committee to come up with "solutions that do more than punish"
V4 and Senate President Pat Thomas, D-Quincy, told his group that "we
cannot be constrained by a lack of resources".
Window dressing. The fact is, it'll be an election year and most
people know what that.means.
"The time for thinking and hoping is gone. Now is the time to act,"
said Thomas in what was probably the key quote.
The House committee began a study of juvenile crime prevention
programs that have worked. The Senate planned hearings around the
state to get more public input or to sell its plan before getting down to
the nitty-gritty in the regular session.
.One of the most likely proposals in the legislative mill is boot camps
forjuvenile criminals. Others range from curfews and sentences for par-
ents who don't control their children to abolishing the juvenile criminal
justice division in the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative
) Services.
A PERMANENT SUGGESTION
Uncle Clem Redneck, down on Flat Creek in Gadsden County, said
none of the proposals he has heard so far will work. Flat Creek Clem is
known in Gadsden County for once suggesting hanging at least one pol-
itician every four years on the courthouse lawn as an example to other
office holders.
S'All dem plans have got one serious flaw," Clem said as he deftly
skinned a catfish in a flicker of an eye when I visited him over the week-
end. "Dey all cost too much money. Effin they don't figure out a way to
make dem criminals at least pay for their keep, Amerika ain't gonna be,
rich enough to afford 'em."
Clem didn't mention old fashion public works chain-gangs, he said,
because he didn't want to upset Auntie Tenishoe down in St. Peters-
Sburg.
"Rural folkyknows how to take care of demselves... .like their grand-
dads and grandmas did. They can shoot straight-and will-at all four-
and-two-lagged varmints and don't every mind," Clem said. "City folk
ain't ready to do that yet, so one of dese days right after dey get a tax
bill dey's gonna ask: What happened to that old sentence-20 years at
hard labor?"
SECOND MAJOR THRUST
Clem said it was time legislators took over the running of the state
again. So I told him what I thought was going to be the second major
thrust of the 1994 session.
It appeared loud and clear at a hearing of the Select Senate Com-
mittee on Governmental Reform, chaired by Sen. Charles Williams, D-
Live Oak. Many state agency people left the room as Carroll Webb, staff
.director and general counsel of the Joint Administrative Procedures
commission, began his presentation. They knew what was coming.
Webb recommended passing a bill next year giving the legislature
authority to suspend any rule written by a state agency that does not
carry ou.t the intent they meant it to have.
Noting agencies over the years have taken upon themselves rule-
making authority, Webb said the bill-in order to pass court challenges-.
should be passed and sentito the governor. If he vetoes it, then override,
and ask the attorney general to determine its constitutionality, he said.
Senators-both Republican and Democratic received the recom-
mendation warmly, suggesting they take a list of rules to the session
this year that they want to suspend.
\ Webb said 14 states have the rule suspension law now and it :
works.
"I can't tell you that Florida legislators are going to belly up to the
table and do Whatever is responsible to the people it is supposed to
serve." Williams said.
He was joined by Senators Fred Dudley, R-Cape Coral, George Kirk-
patrick; D-Gamnestille. and James Scott; R-Ft. Lauderdale. in bashing
department heads appearing before the committee. Sen. Ander Cren-
shaw, R-Jacksonville, who is running for governor sat quietly on the
committee most. of the day smiling broadly. His campaign is based on
saving money by cutting big government.
"Anything we do to streamline government to make it more efficient
will have an impact on the economy," Kirkpatrick said.
Citing an example of what bothers legislators, Williams said they.
had mandated a five percent cut abolishing 28 positions when they
merged the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of
Environmental Regulation.
"Now they're requesting an increase of several hundred positions."
Williams said. "It boggles your mind."


Say You Saw It In The Star!


U. M. Women Sponsor

Annual Tour Of Homes


The United Methodist Women
are sponsoring a Holiday Tour of


Protect Y
Florida Agriculture Commis-
sioner Bob Crawford is caution-
ing landowners to be aware of the
danger of wildfires to avoid the
devastation suffered by home-
owners in California's recent fire-
storms.
"Florida doesn't have raging
Santa Ana winds, but we do have
windy cold fronts at this time of
year that can quickly turn a
small fire into a major blaze, es-
pecially when vegetation is dry,"
Crawford said.


South Gulf

VFD Plans

Meeting
There will be a general meet-.
ing of the South Gulf County Vol-
unteer Fire Department on
Thursday, December 16, at 7
p.m. at the Fire Station meeting
room.
They had a good turnout of
members at the November meet-
ing, but there were still some fac-
es missing. The ball is rolling,
and they need everyone's help to
keep it going.
So, take an hour or two from
your Christmas shopping and
plan to attend.

Juvenile Justice'
Meeting Today
The Gulf County Council for
Juvenile Justice, will meet at 6
p.m. EST at the Gulf County Pub-
lic Library on Thursday, Decem-
ber 9. All interested people are
encouraged to attend and partici-
pate. Please use the side door en-
trance to the Library Conference
Room.


Council Meeting
The City Council of Mexico
Beach will be meeting on Decem-
ber 14th at 7 p.m.


Homes on Saturday, December
11, from 2-5 p.m. Pictured above


are two of the beautiful homes
that will be featured in the tour.
The tour will begin at the
.First United Methodist Church
with refreshments in the Fellow-
ship Hall and a tour of the beau-
tiful Sanctuary.
Tickets are available for a do-
nation of $5, and may be pur-
chased from any United Metho-


dist woman or at the church
office.
Everyone is welcomed to
come and view the beauty and
graciousness that is so much a
Southern Christmas tradition.


our Property from Wildfires
Like California," Florida's fires and the rest result from tecting your home and pro
growth has pushed housing de- carelessness. from wildfires, contact
velopments deep into fire-prone A campaign against arson is county forester or
wildlands, making some .homes waged by the Flonda Arson Alert Florida Department of
vulnerable to wildfire. Florida's Association. a non-profit corpora-. culture and Consumer Servi
typically lush vegetation quickly tion that offers rewards of up to Division of Forestry
turns into wildfire fuel when it $1,000 for information on woods 3125 Conner Boulevard
becomes dry from drought or win- arson. The Arson Alert hotline is Tallahassee, FL 32399-I
ter frost. 1-800-282-7669. Telephone (904) 488-611


"Dry vegetation combined
with windy conditions are the In-
gredients for wildfire disaster,
such as occurred in 1985 when,
there was a major loss of property
throughout the state," Crawford
said.
Crawford said homeowners
can protect their property from
wildfire by taking a few simple.
precautions: Clear at least 30 feet
between a house and combustible
wildland ,vegetation; use land-
scape plants that are not fire-,
prone; keep roofs clear of leaves
and other debris; keep a hose
connected to a faucet during. dry,
periods for quick response to a
small fire; keep driveways clear
so that firefighting apparatus can
get to a house.
Arson is the leading cause of
wildfires, which consume more
than 250,000 acres of forest and
wildlands in Florida each year.
About 25 percent of the 5,805,
wildfires in an average year are
intentionally set. Lightning caus-
es less than 10 percent of wild-


To reduce -the potential dam-
age from wildfire, professional fo-
resters conduct prescribed burns
of forests and wildlands when
conditions are appropriate. Pre-
scribed burning under controlled
conditions reduces brush and
other vegetation which provide
fuel for wildfires, making them.
more intense and difficult to sup-
press.
For information about pro-


)perty
your
Agri-
ces

650
11


Live where there are lots of high-paying job
(to $900.00 weekly). America's best econ-
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employs about 2,000 people. There are
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, a.in Irne reXI Irree ,e3rs Sevent)ix
year old owner needs to sell a 3-Level-A-
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Five Point Landfill and Wetappo Land-
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23, Friday, December 24,


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and Satur-


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SOMEONE IS SNEAKING
UP ON YOU
S Old man winter is on his way with his usual bagful of
dirty tricks. Coughs, sneezes, sore throats, stuffy noses,
chest colds and the like. Staying out of his path is a tough
job and chances are all of us will be affected at one time or
* another.
Professional advice on "over-the'counter" non-
prescription medicines for simple colds is a most important
'W part of our pharmacy servile. Naturally, for anything more
serious you should consult with your physician. He can
prescribe more potent medication, to help you recover
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Bear Hunting To Cease in Florida


After 1993-94 Seas

Bear Management Plan Takes Steps To
A series of rule changes, en commission at a previous meet-
acted recently by the Game an( ing..On the, other hand, the five-
Fresh Water Fish Commission, member Commission did leave
removes all mention of bears in open the option to reinstate bear
this state's hunting regulations, hunting if it determines that the
The effect of the rule changes is bear population is large and
that bear hunting will cease to ex- healthy enough to survive re-
ist in Florida after the 1993-94 newed hunting pressure.
season. In other business, the Coin-
Discontinuation of bear hunt- mission discussed a report by Ex-
ing was one provision of bear- ecutive Director Dr. Allan Egbert
management plan adopted by the concerning proposed reorganiza-


Sharks Open Home Season

With Monticello Saturday
The Sharks will open their. The Sharks will meet the Bay
cage season at home in a game High Tornadoes in Panama City
with Monticello Jefferson county Friday night.
Saturday night, in R. Marion The Sharks will have two
Craig Coliseum. The JV game will more outings before they take a
get underway at 6:30, and the'- Christmas break. They meet Pan-
varsity squad will take the court ama City Rutherford in Panama
at 8:00 p.m. City Tuesday evening and travel
to Chipley for their first holiday
The Sharks have one game tournament next week end.
under their belt, with an opening The team will host their own
loss to Tallahassee Godby, which Third Annual Gulf County Classic
is nationally ranked this season.- on December 28 through 30.


;on is Completed

Allow Rejuvenation of Species
tion of state agencies. Specifical- sion's management plan wh
ly, the report recommends to the details the agency's long-rai
governor and legislature that the goals.
Marine Fisheries Commission The latest edition reflects
and the Department of Environ- hanced emphasis on work
mental Protection's Marine Re- cooperatively with landowners
sources Division and Marine Pa- preserve habitat and moving
trol be merged with the Game fill gaps in habitat needs idex
and Fresh Water Fish Commis- fled in a recent study by
sion to consolidate the state's agency's Office of Environmen
wildlife and fisheries manage- : Services.
ment in a new Department of The Commission recognize
Fish and Wildlife. Wildlife Officer James W. Ponc
Egbert asked that the Com- for 21 years of service, Maj. Lau
missioners contact him with an ence Rossignol for 30 years
additional input for the report be- service and Capt. Joseph Phe
fore Nov. 30. He said the report is for 30years of service.
due to the governor and legisla- John Rife of Shikar-Safari
ture by Dec. 10. ternational presented its 19
Also, the Commission ap- Wildlife Officer of the Year awx
proved revisions to the document to Wildlife Officer Jeffery
titled "A Strategic Plan for Flori- Haynes.
da's Wildlife and Freshwater Fish The next Commission me
1993-1998." The document is the ing is scheduled foRJan. 20-21
fourth edition of the Commis- Tallahassee.


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EDentaed health

FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.

MISSING
REAR TEETH


If all of the rear teeth in one
side of your jaw are missing, you
may opt for a partial denture in-
stead of a span of empty gum. Your
dentist will have to rely on your front
teeth for support in making such a
partial denture. He'll also have to
make maximum use of your gums
and supporting bone to give the
denture stability. .
Even though this kind of partial
denture is not as stable as the kind
that hooks onto or is permanently
affixed to supporting teeth on both
sides of a tooth. void, it is certainly
preferable to the alternative of full
dentures. The remaining natural
teeth can continue to provide
strength in chewing food and help
maintain the shape of the face.
Without the help of supporting


teeth in the rear to hold this type of
partial denture in place, there is
more pressure on gums and ridges.
A certain amount of shrinkage is a
natural occurrence. This means the
partial denture will have to be ad-
justed from time to time. This will
probably include relining to com-
pensate for changes in your gums
to make it fit securely. But, it is cer-
tainly better for your health, your
appearance, and eating to have
teeth rather than uncovered gums.


Prepared as a public ser-
vice to promote better dental
health. From the office of
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., 319
Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.


Chandler Shows
Off Big Fish
Showing he knows what to
do with a fishing pole, five-
year-old Chandler Williams, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Williams,
shows off a sample of his exper-
tise. Chandler caught this nice
large mouth bass this week
end, but like a true fisherman,
he won't tell where nor will he
reveal the secret bait he used.


Lady Sharks

Win Again
Kendra McDahfel poured 18'
points through the nets, pacing
the Shark girls basketball team to
a rout of Carrabelle Tuesday
night. The veteran center also
snagged 14 rebounds in a game
which saw three lady Sharks ,in
the double figures in scoring.
Charron Addison netted 16
points and Stephanie Maxwell
added 10 as the Sharks went to a
3-2 record for the season.
The Lady Sharks out-scored
Carrabelle in every period, top-
ping their foes 22-2 in the third
period. The Sharks had enough
points to win the game at half-,
time. The home team was ahead
25-14 at the rest stop.
The Lady Sharks will be on
the road to Freeport tonight for a
game.
Score by quarters:
Carrabelle 5 9 28-24
Port St. Joe 14 11 22 6-53
St. Joe-McDaniel 8-2-18,
Addison 8-0-16, Maxwell 3-0-6,
M. Wood 2-0-4, C. Wood 1-0-2,
Kilbourn 1-0-3, McNeal 2-0-4.
Carrabelle-Boatwright 2-2-
6, Brannen 1-2-4, Curry 5-1-12,
Webster 1-0-2.


MONDAY ..............Managers Choice, Fruit, Vegetable, Bread Milk,
Dessert
TUESDAY............... Chicken, English Peas, Potatoes or Rice w/
Gravy, Roll, Milk, Applesauce
WEDNESDAY............ Cheeseburger, Lima Beans, French Fries, Cake,
".' M ilk "
THURSDAY ...........Country Fried Steak/Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes
w/Gravy, Turnip Greens. Cornbread, Milk
FRIDAY.................Chicken Sandwich, French Fries, Green Beans,
Milk, Banana Pudding



Several Sharks Take

Big Bend Honors


Several members of the
Shark's football squad were given
honors by the Tallahassee Demo-
crat this week as they selected
their All Big Bend football team.
Jeremy Tull made the selec-
tion to the Second Team, as an
offensive lineman. Tull graded out
at a whopping 90 percent for the
season.
A defensive back for the hon-
orary second team was Zyris Hill,
who intercepted four passes and


made 48 tackles this past season.
Making, third team selections
were Eric Ramsey, offensive line-
man who finished with an 85%
grade and Randy Smith, defen-
sive lineman, who had 81 tackles
and six sacks.
Making honorable mention
from the Sharks squad were:
Cedric Anthony, Des Baxter,
Bryan Butts, Jamaail Fenn,
Channon Fennell and Ninamdi
Frazier.


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Charles Shoaf, Jr.
Charles Coleman Shoaf, Jr.,
age 75, son of the late C. C. Shoaf
and Elizabeth Van Matre, died in
his home in Port St. Joe on Mon-
day, December 6. Born in Lauder-
dale County, Tennessee, he was a
saw mill operator, ginner, and
landowner with an extensive
farming operation. In 1978, he
moved'to Port St. Joe and bought
into MK Ranches, Gulf County.
He was a veteran of WW II and
separated from the service as a
2nd Lieutenant. He was an Epis-
copalian and a member of the
Masonic Rite Lodge #630, Ripley,
TN; the Scottish Rite and the
Shriners in Memphis, TN. He was
Post Master at Fulton, TN; Magis-
trate of Lauderdale County and
served on the County Equaliza-
tion Board. He assisted the DAR
Ripley Chapter in successfully pe-
titioning the State of Tennessee to
establish Fort Pillow Historical
Park.
Survivors include his wife,
Anna Witt Shoaf of Port St. Joe;
four sons, Charles C. Shoaf, III, of
Como, MS, R. Ashley Shoaf of
Norcross, GA, Stephen W. Shdaf
of Alpharetta, GA, Stuart L. Shoaf
of Port St. Joe; two daughters,
Raynor Shoaf of Memphis, TN,
and Anna L. Shoaf of Tampa; one
-rother, Lauren M. Shoaf of
Shoafs Island, TN; two sisters,
Jeanne Gasper of West Palm
Beach, and Vivian Cage of Heber
Springs, AR; and six grandchil-
dren, Charles C. Shoaf IV and Tif-
fany Shoaf, both of Como, MS,
Lauren E. Shoaf of Tallahassee,
Jason and Andy Shoat of Port St.
Joe, and Katie O'Malley Shoaf of
Alpharetta, GA.
Funeral services were held at
10:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday at
St. James Episcopal Church, con-
ducted by the Rev. Jerry Huft.
Graveside funeral services will be
held at Maplewood Cemetery in
Ripley, TN, with the Rev. John
Sterling of Memphis officiating.
In lieu of flowers, those desir-
ing may make donations to the
St. James Episcopal Church
Building Fund in Port St. Joe, or
to another charity.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home. .

Anna I. Chisholim
Anna May Chisholm, age
101. the widow of the late William
H. Chisholm, passed away at Gulf
Pines Hospital Thursday. Decem-
-ber 2. Born in..WobUrn, Massa-
chusetts, she was a Graduate
Nurse from'Taunton State Hospi-
tal. Moving to Stuart in 1925. Mr.
and Mrs. Chisholm began a small
restaurant that grew to be one of
the most popular on the East
Coast. Moving to Miami in 1955,
she resided there until October.
1993, when she relocated to Port
St. Joe. She was a member of
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Church in Opa Locka and St. Jo-
seph's Catholic Church in Port
St. Joe: she was also a member of
the Women's Guild and Rosary
Makers Club.
Survivors include her daugh-
ter, Marie Betty Chisholm, and
her grandson. Michael Chisholm.
both of Port St. Joe: a brother,
William H. Archibald of Mendon.
Mass.; her nieces, Lois Thornly
and Evelyn DeSilva, both of
Taunton, Mass., and Joyce Moore
of Syracuse, NY: her foster chil-
jdre.n, John McNeil, Marguarite
Shaw -and the late Beaulah Bos-
worth; also, seven grand-nieces
ahd nephews.
The funeral mass was cele-
brated by Father Thom Crandall
at St. Joseph's Catholic Church
at 10:00 a.m. EST Friday. Grave-
sfde rites were held at 2:00 p.m.
EST Saturday at Fern Hill Ceme-
tery in Stuart.
In lieu of flowers, those that
wish may make donations to St.
Joseph's Catholic Church or to
I) the Faith Christian School Build-
Sing Fund.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home.

Helen Payne
Helen Payrne, 63, of Wewa-
hitchka, passed away Wednesday
at her home. A native of Panama
City, she had been a resident of
Wdwahitchka for the past 47
years, and was a beekeeper.
Survivors include her daugh-
ter, Lynda Brogdon of Tallahas-
see; her sons, Kenneth M. Smith
and Joel M. Smith, both of Pana-
ma City; seven grandchildren;
one great-grandchild; four sisters,
Mary Roberts of Panama City,
Martha Grinslade of Jacksonville,


Alice Clark of Destin, and Doro-
thy Scarboro of Panama City; six
brothers, Hubert Payne of Ebro,
.James L. Payne of Shreveport,
IA, Jack Payne and Donald
Payne of Atlanta, Georgia. David
Payne iand Daniel Payne, both of
Panama City.
The funeral service was held
at 2:00 p.m. CST Saturday,
graveside, at Greenwood Ceme-
tery in Panama City, conducted
by David Taunton. Interment fol-
lowed:
l All services were under the
Direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home, Wewahitchka Branch
Chapel.


Student Aid Available for Spring 1994


Students wishing to apply for
Pell Grants and other student aid
for the Gulf Coast Community
College Spring Semester begin-
ning in early January should do

WIG Meets
The Washington Improve-
ment Group will have a workshop
Saturday, December 11, at 8 a.m.
It will be held at the Senior Citi-
zens site. All board members and
interested persons are asked to
attend.


so as soon as possible. Students
attending the current fall semes-
ter who have not yet applied may
still do so.
Applicants must use the
1993-94 Free Application for Fed-
eral Student Aid (FAFSA). Stu-
dents must qualify both academi-
cally and economically to receive
aid. Packets containing the appli-
cation and associated materials
are currently available from the
Gulf Coast Community College Fi-
nancial Aid Office, Room 42 in


the Student Union. East. Process-
ing the FAFSA on the national
level requiresthree to four weeks.
The GCCC Financial Aid Of-
fice is offering a series of financial
aid application workshops to fa-
cilitate aid application. Sessions
will be offered three times per
week most weeks except October
18 through November 5. A sched-
ule of workshop times and loca-
"ons may be obtained from the
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By Caroline Lister-


Kudos goes out to Lee Duren,
Kenny Daves, and Kristy Lowry
for being selected to the All-Area
Cross Country Team. Although it
wasn't a first time selection for
the boy's cross .country team, it
was a first time selection for the
girls.
The varsity basketball team,


who was ranked #11 in preseason
polls, was defeated by Tallahas-
see Godby Saturday night. The
JV team was defeated by Godby
as well. This week, the basket-
ball teams hope to be victors
when they face Monticello on Sat-
urday night.
To no surprise, four seventh


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graders were victors in the class-
room this week as they received
the grade's top honors. The sev-
enth grade Students of the Week
are Wendy Sander and Donna
Thomas, and the Shooting Stars
are Daniel Raffleld and Farica
Quinn.
The daily award, the PRIDE
flag, was, of course, flown in hon-
or of many during the week. It
was flown in honor of Marilyn
Witten for her hard work and
guidance. For all the hard work-
ing mommies and daddies who
baked pies for the SGA pie auc-
tion, applause went out to you
with the PRIDE flag, as well. The
school bulletin boards and tri-
pods are looking so festive that
the artists, Mr. Burch's art class-
es, were honored with the flag,
too. Last, the PRIDE flag flew in
honor of the SGA members who
went on the skating rink field trip
for acting as well behaved repre-
sentatives of our school. (Many
think that the flag should have
flown in honor of Rodney Herring,
instead, for not breaking any
bones at the skating rink this
year.)
There may not be that great a
chance of many people breaking
their bones as the final stretch of
the semester approaches, but
many may catch a seasonal flu or
cold. Students, be sure to stay
healthy-you wouldn't want, to ,
miss the vital last weeks of the
semester; it's make or break time

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[Bulldog News


Students of the Week
Congratulations to our stu-
dents of the week! Antonio Peter-
son, Brittany Kropp, Lacy Carter,
Becky Belin, Jerome Williams,
Mary Amerson, Quatina Fennell,
Tina Taylor, and Jared Squire.
School Advisory Council Meets
On Thursday. December 9,
our School Advisory Council will
meet in the library at 7 p.m.
P.T.A. Meeting
Our next P.T.A. meeting will

Band Boosters
Express Thanks
The Port St. Joe High School
1993-94 Band Boosters Associa-
tion would like to take this oppor-
tunity to express their thanks to
the Merchants' Association for al-
lowing them to enter a float and
participate in this year's Christ-
mas Parade and Festival.
Their float's theme, "It's Time
to Say Thanks", was very appro-
priate, because they are grateful
to all of the area merchants, pro-
fessionals, and individuals' who
have supported the band in so
many ways. They also appreciate
the efforts of all the Band Boost-
ers of previous years.
A special thanks goes to Ray
Smith of St. Joe Custom Trailers
for the use of a trailer and to Liba
Monterio for the use of his equip-
ment building.
Ramsey Elected
Fraternity President
Randy Ramsey was recently
elected to serve as president of
the Lambda-Epsilon Chapter of
the Kappa sigma Fraternity for
the upcoming academic year.
Randy, a 1992 graduate of Port
St. Joe School, is attending the
University of Central Florida in
Orlando. He is pursuing a degree
in Computer Engineering.


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16, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
All parents are encouraged to at-
tend.
Early Dismissal
We will have early dismissal
on Tuesday, December 21, and
Wednesday, December 22.
Parents Make the Difference
Self-discipline is an .impor-
tant component of self-esteem.


You can promote self-discipline
by:
*Enforcing family rules about
bedtime, not eating sweets before
meals, picking up toys at the end
of the day, and the like.
*Establishing orderly routines
at home. Let children know clear-
ly what is expected of them. Rely
less and less on parental disci-
pline and more and more on self-
discipline.
Expecting your children to
assume some responsibilities at
home. For young children, re-
sponsibilities might be picking up
toys and feeding pets. Older chil-
dren can expect to set. the table,
help with dishes, and even do an
occasional load of laundry.


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ir John Hatcher of Marianna. Fifteen firemen of the
Fire Desto s Home White City Volunteer Fire Department and three fire
F e DH apparatus answered the alarm which sounded at
The home of Hilton Sewell, on Cedar Street in ..8:30 p.m. An inside portion of the burned home is
White City, was gutted by fire Friday night, which shown in the photo above, left, and the fire was be-
was believed to have been ignited by an electrical lived to have started near the heater shown in the
short. The home was a total loss and exact cause of photo at right.


Chapter I

News Notes
Gulf County's Chapter I pro-
gram will host three workshops
for parents and students served
by Chapter I. At the workshops,
parents will learn more about the
Parent Involvement Program at
each school. Parents and stu-
dents, working together, will de-
sign Christmas crafts using some
,household items. The crafts will
be taken home to decorate during
the Christmas season.
The first of the workshops
will be held Tuesday, December
14, at 6:30 p.m. EST at Highland
View Elementary's cafeteria. The
second workshop will be on
Wednesday, December 15, at
6:30 p.m. EST at Port St. Joe Ele-
,mentary's cafeteria. The third
workshop will be at Wewahitchka
Elementary's cafeteria, Thursday,
December 16, at 6:30 p.m. CST.
For' more information, or to re-
serve a place, please call 227-
7155. The workshops will be lim-
ited to the first fifteen partici-
pants.

All Night Choir
At ZionFair
There will be an All-Night Ex-
travaganza on Friday, December
10, starting at'8:00 p.m. until
6:00 a.m. Saturday morning at
the Zion Fair Baptist church:
The six o'clock speaker will
ibe the Rev. Rufus Wood, and they
'are asking everyone to come out
and have a "hallelujah time in the
Lord".
There will be singing, pray-
'ing, glorifying, preaching, and up-
lifting of the name of the Lord.
Rev. Frank Jones invites eve-
ryone to attend this special ser-
vice.

Special Youth Services
at Thompson Temple
,The Youth Department of
Mount Calvary Missionary Bap-
.ist Church of Panama City will
be rendering services to Thomp-
,son Temple F.B.C.'s Youth De-
partment on Saturday, December
11th, at 8 p.m. EST. Rev. Jerome
Williams will be the guest speak-
:er, and everyone is cordially invit-
ed to attend this service.


(L-R) Shown with John Bell and Mayor Frank Pate are Michele
S1 Taylor, Director of Nursing, and Tammie Edwards, LPN Field Co-
rToClamatUon ordinatorfor Marquis Home Health Agency.
John Bell has been under the care of Marquis Home Health
since Christmas of last year, and when asked what he thought of
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Tendons In Trouble
Tendonitis is the tennrm for
.tendon inflammation. Foot
and leg tendons of athletes
are especially ;e subject to
stresses that cause this' prob-
lem. Signs of tendonitis are
swelling and an aching feel-
ing in the affected area,
,which turns more painful
when %walking or running.
These are signals ,to stop
sports activity, and consult
the podiatrist. 'Recovery usu-
ally lies in rest and treatment
that may include orthotic
shoe inserts and physical
therapy. Some cases need
surgery.
When tendonitis is ig-
nored, it can set the stage for
more serious trouble: rupture
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Highland View Honor Roll


Highland View Elementary
School is proud to present their
honor roll: -
3rd Grade-A's-Danielle
Barnes, Christina Colson, Ste-
pheri Gaddis. Aaron Hamm. Traci
Richardson. Erica Tuten.
A's & B's-Brad Blackmon,
Ashley Burkett. Jed Hell
(O'Claire). Michele Keith. Jeremy
Owens. Charles Parker. Vickle
Reed. Jennifer Tillery.
4th Grade-A's-Andrew Tu-
ehn, Audra Williams.
; A's & B's-Shenna McDuMfe,
Cody Paris, Buddy Powell. Joe


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 1993 PAGE 3B


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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 Hendersonr
PASTOR YOUTH/ CHOIR DIRECTOR



THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES'* PORT ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
++++ Sunday School 9:45
+++ ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
s 58:00 a.m. (CT)

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor



"THE MIRACLE CENTER"
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The Family Church
252 Avenue E, Port St. Joe, Florida Church Phone: 229-8137
S* ,Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman
SUNDAY SUNDAY
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Pine Street Overstreet
Sunday School............................. ........ 10:00 a.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
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102 Third Street,
Port St. Joe, Florida
.UMBuddyCaswell H. R. Naberhuis
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BIBLE STUDY 9
MORNING WORSHIP................ 1
CHURCH TRAINING..................5


We Want You To Be
Part of the Friendly Place
:45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP ........... 7:00 p.m.
1:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m.
:45 p.m.


Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
DANIEL W. DUNCAN Pastor


BUFORD COX
Minister of
Music




of Port St.Joe
Weekly Meeting Times
Sunday Morning Celebration and Worship...................... 10:00 a.m.
Thursday Night Bible Study........................................... 7:00 p.m.
Intercessory Prayer at The Rock, Mon.-Frl. ........... 7:00 8:00 a.m.
8:00 9:00 a.m.
Saturday Family Night Intercession............................... 7:00 p.m.
The Rock Teens .................................................. To Be Announced
Pastors: Jim and Susan List Office Hours: Monday Thursday
103 Garrison Avenue 9:00 12:00 & 2:00 4:00
Office Phone: 227-2033 Friday: 9:00 12:00


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Wewahitchka

Elementary

News...
By Linda Whitfield


Little Sambo
Pre-K teacher Joyce Groom
and her aides. Teresa Redd and
Janice Newsome, have added but-
ter making to their job descrip-
tion. In their unit on foods, the
Pre-K students made home-made
butter and pancakes. Then they
invited Mr. Kelley down to par-
take of their goodies.,
Faculty and Staff Enjoy
Christmas Dinner.
The faculty and staff of WES
enjoyed their annual Christmas
dinner and party Friday night at
The Cheese Barn in Panama City.
Employees and their guests en-
joyed salad, filet mignon, pota-
toes, homemade bread and their
specialty, Strawberry Fluff, for
dessert. Gifts of appreciation were
,presented to Mr. Kelley, Mr. Bax-
ley, Sandra Husband, Claudice
Baxley, Ada Dozier, Lillian Free-
man, James Rouse, Myrle Jones,
April Andrews, and Michael Eu-
banks. In addition, about 20


lucky people won door prizes.
WES Food Drive
Lori Price would like to en-
courage you to let your child
bring in a food item for the WES
Food Drive. This will be presented
to the area Ministerial Associa-
tion for use with needy families.
Mrs. Price reports that they are
halfway there.
The Nutcracker
Two WES students will be
performing in The Nutcracker in
Panama City on December 12.
Fourth grader Nicole Hall will be
dancing as a soldier, and" second
grader Laura Husband will be
dancing the part of a mouse. This
is a great treat for the two girls.
Nicole takes dance from The
Strasbaugh Studio and Laura


From the
Principal's Desk

Wewahitchka

High School
By Larry A. Mathes


Christmas Season
It's certainly one of the best times of the year. Not because of
the gift giving and receiving, but rather because people are general-
ly so much more pleasant towards each other during this season. I
hope students and parents will continue to extend this coming holi-
day period and the pleasantness that It brings.
Congratulations go to seniors Cathy Tremain and Jeremy Prid-
geon for winning two of the four WHS District Ill spots in the annu-
al Brain Brawl held Saturday, December 4. These two. WHS stu-
dents, along with one student from Port St. Joe and one from
Blountstown, will represent District III in the state competition in
the spring. We believe this is the first time WHS has been repre-
sented in the state Brain Brawl.
The semester is rushing to a close. You should be getting
progress reports, and not long afterwards the 3rd six weeks and the
semester will wind down. Semester exams are scheduled for Decem-
ber 21 and 22 (both days are 1/2 days). On Tuesday, the day ends
at 12:30 and on Wednesday the students are. released at 12:00.'
Some will be exempted from some finals, but students should check
well ahead of test dates to be certain about exemption.
Both boys and girls basketball are struggling this year. The. ex-
ception is the girls JV team which has won most of their games.
Our other teams have come close, but are still trying to reach that
victory plateau. hard work and patience will pay off if we stick with
it!
Parents should take the opportunity to visit their new School
Board offices if they have a chance. Space is the key word, after be-
ing cooped up in the courthouse for so many years., Our school and
our newly renovated Board office should be a source of pride for all
_ of Gulf County.'


FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

WI! .0 CHURCH
S-M C. 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
S SUNDAY WORSHIP............................ 10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL.............................. 11 a.m.
*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
( s u N Nursery Available

The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor



First UnitedMethocdist Church
111, North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410

Morning Church..... ...... 9:00 a.m, CT
Church School ................. 10:00 a.m. CT
Nursery Provided
Charles M. Parker, Pastor i John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-12 noon CT


takes from Tonie's Dance Work-
shop,
Atlanta Bound
Young dancers Nicole Hall
and Cerrelle Hanes auditioned for
and were accepted for the Ap-
plause Jazz Company Dance
Team. These girls will be compet-
ing in Atlanta during January.
Good luck to both of them.
Semi-Finalists in AmSouth
Bank Contest
Third graders Judith Hus-
band, Sheena Barnes, and Kelli
Jackson are among the 25 semi-
finalists in the nine county view-
ing area of Channel 28 (FOX).
These girls and their parents
were honored at a reception at
AmSouth Bank on Tuesday night.
Their prize-winning pictures de-
picted a Christmas Card.
Susie Snowflake
Sue Abreu, Chapter I teacher,
came to Linda Whitfield's third


The First United Metho-
list Church has been busy
recting the stable and barn-
ard for their annual Live Na-
ivity. This year marks the
welfth year that the church
as produced the nativity,
complete with animals, and a
ill cast including Mary, Jo-
eph, baby Jesus, the three
vise men and shepherds who
gathered to witness the mira-
ularous birth of the Christ
hild.

Animals like the ones
hown at left will be a part of
he Live Nativity. The scenes
an be viewed by the public
)ecember 19, 20 and 21 be-
ween 6:00 p.m. and 8:30
p.m. Children of the commu-
dity love to pet the animals
nd to feed them. Mark these
dates on your calendar to
completee your Christmas tra-
titions.


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Worship:
11 a.m. Sunday
Nursery


Minister: Tom Skipper 229-8310
Message Sunday: Giving
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P. 0. Box 758 -Port St. Joe, FL 32456
SCorner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
MEXICO BEACH'
823 N. 15th Street
648-5776

Sun. Bible Study (all ages)...................9:00 CST
AMorning Worship........................... 10:00 CST
Evening W orship ............................ 6:30 CST
Wed. Bible Study (all ages)................6:30 CST
Rev. Tommy Doss, Pastor



Highland View
United Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
Highland View
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
Sunday Scho l ............................................. 10 a.m.
Morning W orship............................................. .... ....11 a.m.
Evening Worship ...... 6 p.m.
TF9/30/93-12/30/93



Christian Fellowship
Independent Baptist Church
500 15th Street North, Mexico Beach, FL
Come, Share, Rejoice
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Rev. Ken Coots, Pastor
Ministers at Large, All Members
First Union Bank Building
9am Sunday School
10am and 6pm Worship
Wed. 6:30pmr Prayer Service


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grade classroom last week and
taught the kids a very simple way
to cut snowflakes. She taught the
teacher an easier way, tool The
only bad thing is that it is hard to
pick jillions of tiny triangles dur-
ing the day.
Becky Pitts is Sixth Grade
Student of the Week
Sixth grade teacher Debbie
Baxley chose Becky Pitts as The
Student, of the Week at WES.
Becky is the 11 year old daughter
of W.C. and Valerie Pitts. Her fa-
vorite subject in school is Eng-
lish. When she grows up, Becky
would like to be a veterinarian. If
Becky were offered one wish, she
said that she would have money
grow on trees Becky likes to play
with her cat and read, and she
also likes to.watch TV, especially
Full House. Becky says this about
herself, "I am a very friend to oth-
er people." Becky's mom and dad
are very important in her life.


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S Port St. Joe, Florida
November 9, 1993
Regular Meeting
The Gulf, County Board of County Commis-
sioners met November 9, 1993 In regular session
with the following members present: Chairman
Warren J. Yeager, Jr,. and Comms. Michael L.
Hammond, Billy E. T",ylor. Nathan Peters, Jr. and
and Jessie V. Armstrong.
Others present were: County Attorney J.
Patrick Floyd. Clerk Benny C. Muster. Chief Deputy
Doug Birmingham, Deputy Clerk Debbe Wibberg.
Administrator R. Larry Wells. Building Inspector
Richard Combs. Public Works.Superlitendent Bob
Lester and Chief Deputy Jack Davilla.
The meeting was called to. order at 6:01
p.m.. EST.
Administrator R. Larry Wells opened the
meeting with prayer, and Chairman Warren J.
Yeager, Jr. led the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
APPROVEE MINUTES
Upon. motion by Comm. Hammond, second
by Comm. Traylor and,unanimous vote, the Bard
approved the rfinutes for the following meetings:
October 25, 1993--Publlc Hearing; Octobei 26.
1993-Regular Meeting.
ADOPT ORDINANCE NO. 93-09-MOVING
VIOLATION SURCHARGE
tUpon reading by County Attorney Floyd,
Comm. Hanmoand motioned to adopt an ordinance
assessing an additional $12.50 surcharge for mov-
ing traffic violations to fund the 911 system.
Comm. Armstrong seconded the motion and the
motion passed unanimously. Copy of Ordinance
No. 93-09 Is on file a the Gulf County Courthouse.
COMPREHENSIVE SOLID WASTE PLANNING
S TUDY-S. BARKER AND ASSOCIATES
> Sam Barker and Tom Kelght of S.* Barker &
Associates presented to the Board a comprehen-
sive solid waste planning study. and made the fol-
lowing recommendations to the Board: 1. Continue
Active Role In Coordinating Solid Waste: 2. Consol-
idate Administration and Management of Solid
Waste; 3. Explore Regionalizatiowl Options; 4. Ac-
tive Public Awarement Programn 5. Compliance
with Federal State Regulation: 6. Develop comipre-
hensive Solid Waste Master Plan
After discussion, Mr. Barker thanked the
Board and their staff for their cooperation with re-
guard to the study.
HONEYWELL-MUNICIPAL SERVICES PROGRAM
Mr. Jnim Ormes df Honeywell presented the
Board with a Municipal Services Program to im-
prove the technological service for energy manage-
ment with the county buildings (i.e. Courthouse).
After discussion, Cortail. Hammond motioned to
advertise for RFP's and RFQ's regarding an energy
management study to be received by Tuesday, No-
vember 22, 1993 at 5;00 p.m., EST. Comm. Tray-
lor -seconded the motion and the motion passed
unanimously.
RIGHT-OF-WAY EASEMENT-GULF PINES
Upon discussion by County Attorney Floyd
(Comm. Hammond left the meeting at 6:53 p.m.,
E.S.T..), Comm. Traylor motioned to accept and
approve the Right-of'Way Easement (Comm. Ham-
mond returned:at 6:53 p.m., E.S.T.) for Gulf Pines
Subdivision and that the Gulf Pines Property Own-
ers' Association sign 'the agreement prior to the
Chairman signing the agreement. Comm. Ham-
mond seconded the motion and the motion passed
iunanninmously.
-INTERNATIONAL UNION OF OPERATING
ENGINEERS-WALLACE 0. BRANNON '
Wallace 0. Brannon addressed the Board re-
garding the Arbitration hearings for grievances
that have been filed by Union employees and the
expenses that have been Incurred by both County
andithe Union. Upon disc, -;,ioi b', Adniiihom.-or
Wells, Chairman Yeager re.-[ie-ed thr- Mr B"5..
nor and-Mr. Wells meet ai-,J tin ad w-wk ithee
matters out so the both parties can avoid going
Into unnecessary arbitration hearings.
LAND USE CHANGE-MYRON BLISS
"a Upon request Myron Bliss. Comm. Ham-
ond motioned to hold motioned to hold a publicheari l
use change to the Comprehensive F'ia, C.:rrr in
Traylor, seconded the motion and the motion
passed unanimously.
PETITION SUPPORTING BEACH DRIVING
Billy 'Griffmin presented a peuru.:.,, the
Board with 189 signatures from citizens sutpport-
ing beach-driving. "-
INVOICE-PANAMA FIRE APPARATUS
Comm. Hammond motioned to approve pay-
merint of an lnvoice from Panama Fire Apparatus In
the amount of $2,724.31 for the South Gulf
County Fire Department and to declare It asr
"emergency' purchase. Comm. Traylor seconded
the motion and the motion passed 4 1 (Comm.
Peters opposed).
INVOICE-MEDICAID
BILLING-AUGUST-SEPTEMBER, 1993
*Upon motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm. Peters, and urainri-,,- .:.-te. pi-e Board ap-
prove.l .jIr.,it ,.f the MedJIcar. Billi8 '-, i'r. A.r.
g. r. 5 i-. 3 ih rhe- mTi ,,,int ofl $4-1 5 '.'S S lO inr SirI
ternr-.ei li93 ,i rhe .,m,-.n.l [ :,( _',,712 7A ..
INVOICE KeTCH-iM. WOOD t& i-BRGERr
S Upon motion L. r:.mrn, Tr mI.r C>:.:.[i I:V
comnU,_Jammond, Jd iini:. rie lr,-
Board approved payment Iu 1 ,g:..Ceoi. lH-
Ketchum, Wood & Burgert In the: amount of
$2,523.00 and $90.00 for pathology services.
INVOICE-JAMES PAPPAS, M.D.
Comm. Hammond motioned to oppose pay-.
merit of an Invoice from Dr. Jamnis Pappas i the
amount of $25.00 for a cremation certificate.
Comm. Traylor seconded the motion for discus-
sion. After discussion by County Attorney Floyd.
Comm. Traylor withdrew his second. The motion
died f6r lack ofasecond.'", '" -
Comm. Peters motioned to 'pay the Invoice
I :.ir, ar P p .i ,.. -,he th l. .:.r r 2.r .1 25 00 lr f a cre.
e, L in cei, Ui..tLe C oirrim Tnra l,,:r ec.sided Lhe
niUrjI.I The rmcoui pa. sed 41- ICmm Harir.

INVOICE-J.B. PORTER
TELEPHONE REPAIR SERVICE
CoimrIu. Tra- lr. matoUred t.. pat i21 riI I rI-
A.:hr.-- totallini Sr 0 0n) tIfrom J B Parrer I.:r rrel.:,a-
i o.:. i al" telephohe Ilr i ihh 0'lid Gull' C,.ri. r C.,urr.
hv i le U .111 p A re hiA t c e rr, ,J e I'raurr th e
Maintenance Department Budget. Comm. Ham-
mond seconded the motion and the motion passed
INVOICE LIFE MANAGEMENdr CENTER
C'oirin Hain,:.i.i rnc u:-i-ed to table al Ii-
voice fom Lie M ,rl5L -mere e ICeater, Baker Act, Inl
the amount c-If 06 3 C,6nn Tiaylor seconded
rhe rinr, -L K. Atei dL:i ih-,i. C Imm. Traylor with-
.ic-w HI,. r ec:.id t3id Comm. Hammond withdrew
his motion.
Comrp. Traylorn motioned to ppay the Invoice
from Life Management Center, Baker Act, In the
amount, of $608.38. Comm. Armstrong seconded
the motion. The 'motion passed with Chairman
Yeager and Comms. Traylor and Armstrong voting
yes and 'Comm. Peters and Hanmond voting no.
INVOICE-C.W. ROBERTS
Clerk Lister presented all Invoice from C.W.
Roberts[, for road paving on anlning Drive, Red
Bull Island and the Wewa Public Health Unit, that
had been previously approved by the Board for
payment Mr. Lister reqe red rvilarfrl.a.,J.u. rqF-.mr
the B-:...i r et ,li, uhl ,:Ih b,.h- d I',i,.b. w ee oL b-
used I n: I i, r. L ,:Ir| H auiii-:..l ri:' .Il.j [t:
pay t.# r hl, I, r..h-d city- of Wewahltchka
bond funds and and i: i., r,.e remaining balance
that cam be legally Ir it. tr-., ur- e excess County
bond funds, ...,:i .,, p.-: i,: ,, that cannot be paid
from th'ibon, tI i.. ,hJI I e -paid from the FEMA
funds. Corin. Arrmstrong seconded the motion
and the motion passed unanimously.
UDICIAL.ORDER UN' IB -
WITNESS TRAVEL VOUCHERS
Clerk L-C, -.,.ie-,,r.-,j i'l tlr ee .i-,t c :,
Judge 1 nJoioe n.-.,'reil:, i'.:.r p i'yC m er[ ,ryor u .sen i biy:l-
eCrs. totaling $383.00, for witnesses used irr Case
I 592-250. Clforl5 'BhautL ',onrm Peters motioned
to pay the hetrivel vouchers. Corvr. Armitrong sec-
onded the mptlnc After disctrssion. the motion
passed wlth"Clhirman Yeager, arrd Comms. Arm-
strong ard *Pct'r-' votliS'es a.id Cor.r.s. Traylor
and Hoanmnllfd .votilig'. Chah'man Veager re-
questedtlat afdletter d sent stating that the
Board's oploneGAdllg this situation.. -
T1~e meetlifg re~e'ssed at 7:45 p.m., E.S.T.
The rneeti'rnig r~conyened at 8:07 p.ri.. E.S.T.
INV9LCE-TIA SOLID WASTE
-giOdNSULTANTS, INC.
Upon a-rotiorr by Comm. Peters. second by
Cormr Harnfiiorial. and unralinoirs vote, the
Board ainppoved to pa9 (2) two invoices, tqtalllirg
$2,904.56 fioirri TA Solid Waste Maiagemeit con-
snltnrt. Inc.. for' .the Recycling arid .Edtcation
Grant Application.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY-AFFAIRS
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS
Adrrnirstrator Wells discufssed a letter from
the Delparttment cfC.:. r i 111ii r. Ai7i ,-1 did -iqtrest-
ec! dlrectiorr froh,, the ,.,I,1 ,e.,:.-.,iirr Iijid use
designations. Mr iielll pe'erel1 rt|, ie~ommen-
dations-frorn Ga! Satil, ,:f l i1,1iilrori, S,,rid, & As-
soc. regarding the laid use dsigrnations as pre-
sented by the Departrent of Cornrunity Affairs.
After discussion, the Board requested" that Mr.
Wells contact the Department of Community Af-
fairs ard present the reconrrendations of Hanill-
tori. Sriith & Associates.
GULF COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH
UNIT-REI OVATIONS
Upon- motion by Comm. Traylor. second by
Comm. Hammond and unanilmrours vote, tie Board
apllroved the building renovations by the Gulf
.CountyPrPublic Health Unit. It was noted that the
renovation funds had been provided by the Health
1 Department. 7 .
p LEGAL AGREEMENT


NORTHWEST FLORIDA HEADSTART
Administrator Wells presented a revised
lease agreement: between Gulf County- and the
Northwest Florida Headstart Program for office
space In the Old Gulf County.Courthouse. After
discussion Comm. 'Traylor requested that the
lease agreemerit be tabled In order that minor
amendmients,can be made to the agreement. The
Board haid ino objections.
INVOIeAE-RBITRATIN HEARINk G EXPENSES-
Up9n motion bv Comm. Hammond, second
by Comm. n"raylor, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved to pay Arbitrator Richard Deem, the
County's portion for arbitration services In the
S amount of $846.19 for the grievance filed on be-
half of Daly Hall.


- UNION CLASSIFICATION-~5AD DEPARTMENT
MECHANICS
Upon discussion by Administrator Wells,
Comm. Traylor motioned to have two employees at
the Road Department classified as Mechanic 1, In-
stead of(l) Mechanic I and (1) Mechanic Ill.Comm.
Hammond seconded the motion aid the motion
passed unanimously. It was noted that a letter
would be sent to the Union regarding the Board's
decision.
RESTRICTED AREA-NON COUNTY EMPLOYEES
Upon discussion by Admin. Wells. Comm.
Hammond motioned that the shop areas of County
building be designated for "authorized personnel
only". Comm. Traylor second the motion. The mo-
tlori passed 4 I (Comm. Armstrong opposed).
INVOICE-HAMILTON AND SMITH, INC.
Upon motion by Comm. Hammond, second
by Comm. Traylor and unanimous vote, the Board
agreed to pay an invoice from Hamilton and Smith,
Inc. In the amount of $964.00 for the Comprehen-
sive Plan Amendments (93-1). Mr. Wells stated
that he will provide a breakdown of what is to paid
from the previous and current fiscal year.
SENIOR CITIZENS LEASE AGREEMENT
County Attorney Floyd stated that he Is still
awaiting the land description from Jerry Stokoe of
the Gulf County Senior Citizens Association for the
lease agreement between Gulf County and the Gulf
County Senior Citizens Association.
CDBG LOAN-RAFFIELD FISHERIES
/APALACHEE REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL
County Attorney Floyd stated that Rish and
Gibson, Attorney-at-Law, will provide'a proposal
regarding the CDBG loan repayment of Rafeld
.Fisheries to the Apalachee Regional Planning
sC council.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN-LAND USE CHANGES
County Attorney Floyd discussed the land
use changes and the proper advertising proce-
dures for any land use changes to the Comprehen-
sive Plan.
COUNTY EMPLOYEE JAMES HYSMITH
UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS DETERMINATION
County Attorney Floyd stated he had spoken
with the State Unemployment Compensation Offi-
cer and that she will be reconsidering the benefits
determination of suspended County employee,
James Hysmlth.
INVOICES-COUNTY ATTORNEY
BUDGET AMENDMENT
County Attorney Floyd presented the follow-
ing invoices for approval and payment. Mr. Floyd
noted that the Invoices for George Whiting and
Gulf Pines will be billed directly to them but that
they will be instructed to pay the Clerk;s office and
when payment Is received, the(Clerk's office will
pay Mr. Floyd.
Monthly Statement (OcL)-$1,856.25; George
Whlting-$198.75; Gulf Pines Right-of-Way-
$142.50;. DEP/Groundwater Report-$360.00:
CDBG-Raffield's-$603.75
Comm. Hammorid motioned to approve all of
the invoices presented and to pay the monthly
statement for October, the statement for DEP/
Groundwater Report with payment to be made
from the landfill" budget and to pay -CDBG-
Raffield's by amending the budget by reducing Re-
serve for Contingencies $603.75 and increasing
the General Fund-County Attorney-Professional
Services Billings $603.75. Comm. Traylor second-
ed the motion and the motion passed unanimous-
ly.
VETERAN SERVICES OFFICER
DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS
Comm. Hualmmind nmouied that djir.rpli-
nary proceedings be initiated agJlliLsl .eteral Se.-
vices Offke Dan. C'ifi1ad i.,r recording per.soins
without their knowledge anid consent, engaging in
the conduct which affects the nateiery of the
-county and willfully making false 'slteereuns ti.-
cerning County employees and cilicials to ,:,r'ins
resulting in adverse effects .:.I. the oleru,.:.,i= ,ind
functions of the County. C-:,nim Tila, secoi,dJeJ
S the motion. After discussion, the Board stated
that Ch.ui mar, Yeager will meet with Mr. Clifford,
\irede.-.1a, hN.'ember 10, 1993, notifying him of
rhe pirocee.:i.g Comm. Peters stated that he felt
ti,r .hi rs p..a ron.,l vendetta against Mr. Clif-
.0 T.-1 The n..:,..Ir |,-se,- 4 1 (Comm. Peters op-
ROAD DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE-WILLIE BASS
Upon disc,s i'n,' rf, e .r client Ba:.d i.holic
of threatening anoiher caUry employee aid the
current charges aldast Fr a-l Deparitment emnploy-
ee Willie Bass, Comm Hammonrd moli.ed in suat-
pendWillie Bass withoia pay Upon d.c-,si-on b
County Attorney Floyd; Comm. Hammond with-
drew his motion.
S I. Comm. Peters motioned to terminate the
Board's current, policy adopted June 22, 1993;-
"The following may be considered grounds for Im-
mediate termination: Any county employee who
r- era.ll,. phsi cally, or otherwise threatens to as-
*- ,lI a- tilu participates In or commits any oth-
er cr :1 .iggre-sin,a a._iInii uirotrler c.iin,.ry en-m
pl.:ee- or his,her 'family member's uithcu juti:tfli
l e prI_.. ..i.u.:.I in the course u[i hi.-/her enploy-
meilr 1 :,, hi hi.lh j,:IuAi ha. i : r,rli l Ii or il-ie
i' :.i,,i ..r .,,r :1 hi-,her eirpl. :.ment." Comm. Arm-
i.:.i, -e(:*,:rded ihe II-1r0n. The-motiom failed-
ulri c rin-in z Arr-,lira-ig and Peters votingyes and
Char, ., 1ei eaer and Comms. Traylor and Ham-
Chairman Yeager passed the chair to Vice-
Chairman Hammonid adnci mouc.ned to review the
situation when Mr. Bass Is released from the hos-
pital. Comm. Traylor seconded the motion and the
motion passed unanimously. Acting Chairman
Hammond returned the chair to Chairman Yeager.
SHIP PROGRAM-DOWN-PAYMENT ASSISTANCE
Upon motion by Comm. Peters, second by
.Comm. Traylor; and unanimous vote, the Board
appic.,ed dh.unrp% merit assistance i',m the -HIP
Prg.am for the Irollo.mnng John & Peggy Lee
S Ua'ri-pirmenmt r6 000 00. Closing Costs nort u e.
cee..I -1 2t'000 Rehab L.,anl $3.000 00: Michoe[
Mli-nn-Dno-.m-ppaineinl $-.00000 Clo.li.g Cuots
S ,. rl, exceed u00.00. Rehab L o., $3 000 C00. De
S bra Price-D:.nw-prne.t $E10.000 00. Cli,-lg
C,:.- in: t,:, ex'.eed $2.00000 Rehab I-3.,
$2 270.00 Alai, W'aie Rc-.ii-Do.i, .pa.mreit
0 S 10t000 00 Cl-;lllgC3i mimt,:. exceed S2.0C,)0 ')
ORDINANCE-COMPErENCY TESTING
FOR CONTRACTORS
C,,rorm PeLer- ITmUrul, ld ht 0 h J'ie ,.,1i1,,
:, tr [isi [ r d antl lrj C a o 'ir r, e ,rk ,i G. l'"tre ,he
ajd l. p:. ep .ae aJ i ineil.e:cld ta reerneL bemaee.
G,,h Curl, unid nhc Cut' ,1 MeiJco Bech ,-i d be
ra.rel Ciif Co-rInhI ,d F.rkilir, C.. ,lirCM Comm.
H-inrnm,-lid .ec.,,,inel the MTtil-:.,I .drd the motion
passed unanimously. '
AMENDING ORDINANCE 91-01
C-.,,nar, Hammond motioned to amend Ordi-
nance 91 -O mandating the smoke defectors
must be installed in all dwelling requesting power,
Comm., Traylor seconded the motion and the mo-
tion, passed unanimously. I !. : .
Comm. Hammond motioned to amend Sec-
tion II of Ordinance 91-01 as follows: Roofing Per-
mits-25..- fee required for roofing over 1/2 of the
dwelling; Gas Installatlon-$25.00 permit fee; add
standard gas codes; R.V: Permlts-$25.00 permit
fee: criteria same as mobile home (i.e. septic takrk)
Comm. Traylor seconded the motion- for dis-
cussion.-Comm. Peters stated that he felt that peo-
ple were being "permitted to death". After discus-
i.. the, ...:i,.. p.- ed 4 l (Comm. Peters
-" ,: l.i..: -ed l
MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENr VEHICLE
STATE CONTRACT
Building Inspector Bnutler stated that the
state contract price list for vehicles will be availa-
.-ble within (2)'two weeks. *
FINANCING-FIRE TRUCK FOR
BEACHES FIRE DEPARTMENT
Comm. Hammonid mn:.un,:,,ed t.- g: with the
I,-ce:t pr_ ,.sal for financing of the fire truck for
die I&e:,hbes? Fire Department: Comm. Taylor see--
*.:.,ired the notioni and the motion passed unidi--
mously.
MILEAGE-ASSISTANT BUILDING INSPECTOR
". RICHARD COMBS + .
Upoinh motion by Comm. Haimmond, second
by Coming. Peters, and unanimous vote, the Board
agreed to allow Richard Combs to file.a typical av-
erage "month's travel voucher In the amount of
$385.00.
ADVERTISE-BUILDING FOR DALKEITH FIRE
DEPARTMENT .
S Upon motion by1Comm. Armstrong, second
by Coinm. Peters, and utnanimous vote, the Board
.agreed to advertise for a 40' x 40' metal building
for the Dalkelth fire Department. It was noted that
SBuilding Inspector Butler will provide the specifi-
cations for advertisement. -
ADVERTISE-LAND USE CHANGES
S County Engineer Rish noted that proper ad-
Svertisement for land use changes .for Mr. A.B.
Traylor and Mr, Myron Bliss will be advertised. the
week of November 18, 1993.
BOAT RAMP-OVERSTREET
S Commn. Traylor motioned to have Preble-
Rish, Inc. proceed with the replacement of the boat
ramp at Overstreet. Comm, Armstrong seconded
the motion and the motion passed unanimously.
ROAD PAVING
County Engineeqj Rish stated that he needed
to meet with each Comm. regarding road paving in
their individual districts in order that he may be-
gin the permitting process. -
WHITE CITY WATER SYSTEM
Comm. Hamnnonid noted that const-ruction
on the White City Water Systemr has begun and
the estimated date of completion Is March 1. 1994.
LEASE-WILLIS LANDING


Comm. Traylor requested that the County
Attorney proceed to locate and renew a lease
agreement for Willis Landing with the owner. Pru-
dential Insurance Company.
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS-WORK CAMP
Comm. Peters Informed the Board that vart-
otis groups within the Counmity, Including the
Board have sent a resolution to Harry Singletary
of the Department of Corrections requesting that
another work cammbe built In Gulf County.
STATE LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Upon motion by Comm. Peters, second by
Comm. Armstrong and unanimous vote, the Board
agreed that any Comm. may attend the Florida As-
sociation of Counties State Legislative Conference
(See MINUTES on Page 8)


*"'"-' Choir Will Hold

BiHawk Newse ""'"""m Candle Service
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By Barbara Eells
Turkey Trot
Adam Whatley, son of Tammy
Edwards of Mexico Beach, was
the second place winner in the
one-mile run. in the annual Tur-
key Trot hosted by Port St. Joe
Jr. High School. Congratulations,
Adaml
Adam Whatley
Sixth Grade Spotlight
Jake Lewis is the 12 year old
son of Lola and Jake Lewis and
lives in Highland View.
Jake likes to play football,
soccer, and baseball. He collects
football cards, and his favorite is
his Joe Montana rookie card.
His favorite subjects are
math, science, social studies, and
P.E. After graduation from high
school, Jake would like to become
a lawyer. -
Matt Fleischmann is the 11
year old son of Jenny and Al
Fleischmann and lives in Port St.
Joe. Matt likes to play football,
soccer, baseball, and to ride his
bike. He collects football and
baseball cards, and his favorite is
his Mickey Mantle rookie card.


Matt's favorite subjects in
school are math, science, social
studies, and P.E. He wants to fur-
ther his education with college to
become an oceanologist, so he
will use his scuba diving experi-
ence, and also a pro football
player. Matt says, "Any team is
okay!"
Tl ird Grade
Rocky Motley of the local Pig-


gly Wiggly visited Mrs. Elkin's
third graders.

Mr. Motley talked about the
responsibilities of managing a
grocery store and then answered
many questions for the students.
Thank you, Mr. Motleyl

Collecting
Campbell's products labels,
packages, etc.


Christmas Music Sunday


On Sunday, December 12, at
5 p.m. at historic Trinity Church
in Apalachicola, the Bay Area
Choral Society will bring in the
Christmas season with a delight-
ful collection of carols by Alfred
Burt. The Choral Society, in con-
junction with the Ilse Newell Con-
cert Series, is assisted by the 26
member Chapman Elementary
School Children's Choir, directed
by Nancy Totman.

On the concert program. will
be such titles as Caroling, Carol-


ing, and Some Children See Him.
After this presentation, choirs
and audience will move to Gorrie
Square, where the Apalachicola
Area Historical Society will
present an interpretive history of
the Christmas Eve Yule Log Cere-
mony, assisted by the Apalachico-
la Brass Quartet, with everyone
singing carols. Dating back to the
bon fires lit at the Winter Solstice
in pre-Christian Europe, the cus-
tom was widespread in the Pied-
mont South in the early 19th cen-
tury.


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'rTP QAPl~R R- nli.-FT -THRSA. EC 9 19


North Port St. Joe Communi-
ty Choir will hold a candlelight
service on Saturday, Dec. 11, at
6:00 p.m. at New Bethel Mission-
ary Baptist Church.
Local choirs, groups, church-
es and soloists are invited to par-
ticipate. For more information
contact Bonita Robinson at 229-
6382.

Methodist Choir

Singing Dec. 12

The First United Methodist
Youth Choir will present the mu-
sical drama Fo, Unto Yall on De-
cember 12 at 6 p.m.
You're invited to hear this
country tellin' of the Christmas
story "Yall comee!.


Christmas Dinner

At Thompson Temple

The Thompson Temple First.
Born Church of the Living God is
sponsoring a Christmas dinner to
get to know the pastor op Sun-
day, December 12, at 1:30 p.m.
All who would like to join them in
' fellowship will be welcome.


PAGB. RR











THTIE 6TAR PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. DEC. 9. 1993


QUALITY VEHICLES

'93 CHEVY LUMINA
4 Door, Loaded Up
Factory Program Car.
PRICED RIGHT!

'93 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL
Loaded, Only 12K Miles!
PROGRAMCAR!

'93 CHEVY CORSICA
4 Door. Blue, Program Car
SUPERNICE!

'93 NEW YORKER SALON
Factory Program Car,
Only 12K Miles!
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!


BILLY CARRGe
CRCH EVROLET
.SaCHRYSLERo
f;., M L Fl:'. 'iif: A PILE'
:. BLOUNTSTOWN

SCARR'S AUTO SALES
Highway 98 *Highland View
229-6961


AUMT7 FO REN mi.O ENT ARAEmSLE


1966 Jeep 4wd, runs good, new
paint, new bikini top, new vinyl cab
top w/doors, $3,000. 227-1537.
Itc 12/9

1980 Chevy pick-up, great condi-
tion, just in time for Christmas, call
227-3491. $2,200 value will sell for
best offer, tfc 12/9
'75 F-100 4x4. $1,200 and '87
Plymouth Sundance, nice .car,
$2,500. 229-8351. 2tc 12/9
1978 Dodge Trans Van mini mo-
tor home, see to appreciate, 227-1251
- 9 6:00; 227-1764 after 6:00.
tfc 12/2
1976 Itasca Winnebago, 23',
sleeps 6, V8, auto, pb, ps, $5,000.
227-1376. tfc 12/2
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. Nla'hann Used Cars,
Wewalitchka. 639-5810.
tfc 12/2


SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE STAR!







25' shrimp boat, diesel engine,
runs well, ready to work, $6,000. No
owner financing avaialbe. (904) 827-
7249. 2tp 12/2
STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE,
White City, after 4:00 p.m., 827-2902.
tfc 12/2


2 bedroom, 1 bath house, fenced
in backyard, 1 block from school, 108
Seventh St., Highland View. Call 229-
6671. ltc 12/9

2 bedroom energy efficient apart-
ment, good location. Dogwood Terrace
Apartments, 229-2783. tfc 12/9
For Rent: Mobile home spaces.
Call 648-8211. tfc 12/2
12'x40' furnished trailer for rent.
648-5306. tfc 12/2

One bedroom and two bedroom
apartments at Beacon Hill, rent rea-
sonable. (904) 574-7356 days only,
Marvin Tillman. tfc 12/2
Partially furnished house on
Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach, two bedroom,
1 bath. Call 227-1535 or 904-668-
3259. tfc 12/2
Large trailer lot. Nle.xco Beach,
$75 per month. 1-800-659-064 1.
.. k 12/2
ULnfLurnmished 2 bedroom. 1 bath
trailer. I block from beach. back
deck. Water included. $300 rent,
$150 deposit. Now' available, 647-
5327, taking applications. .
tfc 12/2

Nice. clean 2 bedroom. I bath
unfurnished trailer. Located on St.
Joe Beach. NO PETS. Call 647-5361.
tfc 12/2

Warehouses, small and large,-
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 12/2
No need for wet carpets. Dry
clean them, with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. 'St. Joe
/ Furniture, 227-1251. thru 12/92


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. furn., 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 .12/2

Nice one, two & three bedroom
apartirenits. Cen. h&a, stove & frost-
free refrigerator, playground available
with parents' supervision. Laundry
rm. provided., Rent determined by in-
come. Handicap tinils available Pine
Ridge Apartments. 227-7451 Equal
Housing tic 12/2
OFFICE SPACE. Call G66rge
Durern at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 12/2
UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
fng.. cen. h&a, screen porch. car-
port & laundry rm.
* Large 2 Dedroom apartment, stove
& refrig., washer/drer hook-up.,
* New extra 1g. 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.
Stfc 12/2,


Garage Sale: 304 15th Street,
Saturday, Dec. 11th, 8 a.m. until.
Itp 12/9

Big Yard Sale: Saturday, Dec. 11,
8 a.m. until, 115 Hunter Circle. Living
room furniture, toys, clothes & lots of
miscellaneous. Itc-12/9
Yard Sale: Comer Canal & Ala-
bama, 8 a.m. 12 p.m. Rain cancels.
December 11. Itc 12/9
Huge Carport Sale: Saturday,
and Sunday, Dec. llth & 12th, 8
a.m. until, 229 Columbus St., St.
Joe Beach. Itp 12/9
Yard Sale: Saturday. Dec. 11, 8
a.m. 12 noon. 310 Beacon Road.
Gulf Aire, St. Joe Beach. Itc 12/9
Yard Sale: Fnda\. Dec. 10th,
8:30 a.m., Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach.
Toys, some baby furniture, lots bf.la-
dies' wear and misc. items.
lip 12,9
Just in Time for Chnstmas All
kinds of goodies can be u-ied for
gifts Christmas deconatlion Satur-
day, Dec. 11, 8 am. 2 p m 1704
Garrison Ave. ie1 2,
Garage Sale: Saturda.. Dec. 11,
8:30 2:30, 512 Eghth St New and
used items. 1 Itp 12/9






After school reliable person need-
'ed to supervise second grade child
every day after school until 5:30 EST,
in Gulfaire Sub. Call 647-3444 even-
ings, or 648-5777 days. it c 12/ 9


Six full-time and six part-time
people (weekdays and weekends), very
strong industrial, mechanical skills
required. Tony at 912-432-9316.
3tc 12/9
Job Opportunity: The Gulf
.County School Board is accepting ap-
'plications -for School Bus Driver for
the Port St. Joe area. Interested per-
son should contact S. M. Eubanks,
' Coordinator, Gulf County School
Board Offices, Niles Road, Port St.
Joe, FL 32456, (904) 227-1204. Appli-
cation: forms are available at the
above address. The successful appli-
cants must be fingerprinted in accor-
dance with Florida Statutes. Cost for
fingerprinting must be paid by the job
candidate. The successful candidate
ill\ be required to obtain a Commer-
cial Drivers License and a School Bus
Drivers License Cost 1.r all licenses
must be paid .by the job candidate.
The application deadline is 12:00
noon. on December 10, 1993. Gulf
Cc.1unr. School is anr equal op.portu-
rity emplloer 2tL 12 2
NEEDED: LPN I ans d -,N dcr'e
-nurse, Excellent benefits. Shift diffe-
renuial. Appl. Ba\ St. Joseph Care
Cenrter. Monday Friday, 8 a.m. 5
p.m.:. tfc 12/2

Nurinri assistant positions avail-
able Training I;: r cerulicauon provid-
ed CNA posucons also s aalable. Ap-
pl\ in person. Ba St Joseph Care
Center. tfe 12/2
POSTAL JOBS $12.26 'hr. to start,
plus benelis. Postal carners-, sorters,
clerks iraintenancc For an applica-
tion and earn inibenation, call 1-
219-736-4715, eat. P2334. 8 am to 8
pmin, 7 day 2tc 12/9


.Z,


TRDE ad ERV ., mICES- ur


Only 3 slots open. childcare for
newborn to school age in my home.
7:30 a.m. I 1 p.m.. Mon.-Fri Week-
ends by request. 227-1467.
tic 12/9
PAINTING CONTRACTOR: One o[
"lhe finest painters in the state of Flor-
ida is now in the Port St. Joe area.
For all types of Paint Work and Repair
Work. please call Randy List at 647-
3255. "I stand behind my work with
honesty and integrity." 2tc 12/2
With A Smile Housekeeping
plus indoor and outdoor cleaning.
Carpet shampooing special. windows.
light painting, the works.
Happy Holidays from Chris
and Wanda. 229-8230. 4tc 12/2
Will keep kids in my home. new-
born to school-age. fenced in back
yard, CPR training. For inlorimaion
229-6733 an% time. tfc 12/2

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



Avon

CATHERINE L. COLLIER
SIndependenr Sales Represemaine
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460 2,. 2


St. Joe Rental-All, Inc.
706 First Street
,. Port St. Joe .227-2112
tfc 12/2


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
tfc12/2


HotTar
Shingles
Repairs
Re-Roofing

Lic. #RC0066504


Light cleaning, housework, run
errands. Also will hang wallpaper.'
647-3441. 2tp 12/2


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meenng: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p nm.
Thursday 8:00 p.m.
AL-ANON
Sunday 4:00 p.m. &
Thiurs.. 8:00 p.m.
,ll meetings at St. James
Episcopal Church, all times eastern


American Legion Bingo Thurs-
day night, 7-00 p.m. Cash prizes.
Earl, bird 5:00 p min. Meetings 1st
Monday of each month. 8:00 p.m.
tfc 12/2


Wauneta's Accounting
& Income Tax

Wauneta Brewer St. Joe Beach
647-5043













COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
Inc.
All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave.. Port St. Joe
Phone 229-8899
| tf e 12/2

oC. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake front-end loader, lot clearing,
Sseptic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, Box AiC, Port St. Joe
Phone 229-6018
ftfc 12/2






On Site Rend loaders 6 Days lot clearing, Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All

First St. 227-2112


ROOFING
JESSIE CONTRACTING
Free Estimates.


647-3219
"The Beaches"
"Smarter Than Water?


Eddie ,


tfc 12/2


Lydia


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.


S Port St. Joe Lodge No. 11
U'" RegSitLe .dCoMrni.rucation
S N" Istland, 3rd Thursday olf each
month. 8:00 p.m.. Masonic Hall. 214
Reid Ave.
Donald Scott. W.M.
Fred Nehnngs. See.


We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Guns

Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
afC I2,/'2

JOHN F. LAW
LAWYER 1-265-4794
26 Years of Experience
Worker's Compensation -
Occupational Diseases,
Injuries and Accidents.
No charge for first conference.
7229 Deer Haven Road. P.C. ,c12/2

COSTIN'S
Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
(904) 229-8581
tlc 1122

A Gift Shop for
CHILDREN of all Ages
Books Toys etc.
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636
fc i2,'2

' 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 tid 12/2

Save on Your
AUTO INSURANCE
CALL
Mitchell Williams
747-8970
1-800-239-8977
Calaway/Panama City
tfc 12/2


Major Appliance Repair David Kennedy
t Owner




BAYSIDE SERVICE CO.
Air Cond., Refrigeration,
Ice Machines, Washing Machines,
Dishwasher, Etc ......
BUTLER BAY RD.
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456
904-227-1675
ti- 12/2-


STUTZMAN CONST. CO.
All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lie. #RB6030039. RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
Than Price"
........... 229-.,8 331 .. Li i -.


STRICKLAND ELECTRIC
411 Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
LIC. wER0013168 INSURED
647-8081
ALAN STRICKLAND 2


(904) 229-8161
FAYE'S NAIL SALON '
S. TOTAL NAIL CARE
Certified Nail Technican i'
1905 Long Ave.. Port St. Joe
Call for Appt.
rtc 12.2

CUSTOM CLEAN
Pre-sure VWahliing Mobile Homes & &
Business- Roof Coating Mobile
Homes Inrerior & Exterior Painting.
17 yrs. experience. Free estimates.
All work guaranteed
Call 227-2136 Jay
227-1166 Bill. tfc 12/2

INSIDE and OUT
Remodeling and Repairs
Small Jobs .Welcomed
Courtesy Service
Call Anrvime- Free- Etimates
(904) 229-8190
T i: 12
%'V Car, E.ji.:i Ar.j Trae ,-,f our Cr.oiC:
St. Joe Custom Trailers
We Manufacture our Trailers Right'
Boat Trailers Farm Implement
and, or Lo Boy Trailers & Repair
Mobile phone 227-5234 227-3428
506 First St., Port St. Joe tfc12/
:owned & managed by Ray N. Smith 2













BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN
CENTER
Small Engine Repair

Lawn Mowers
Weed Eaters 1 \
C0 o Chain Saws | R

Generators i.--


Go-Karts
229-2727
S328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
eI----- ----------


Good Work Doesn't Cost. It Pas

ST. JOE
TREE AND
( STUMP REMOVAL:
Brush Chipping.-StumipGri. ding *
R & Logging
S INSURED
Rt. 2 Box 53 Crnaries Tiptor,
Port St. Joe, FL 647-3405
fc 12/2


Phone 2'27-1782
Cuts, Color, Frosting. Perms
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Farrill, Salon'
311 Madison St .Betty Heath
bak Gro've' Owner Mgr.
-' '' r: 12 2


VCR REPAIR CENTER
321 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, FL
FREE ESTIMATES
,Phone 227-3660
Open December 9th


" _. ". r 1 -- 1 i 7

Franklin | St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.

Building Small Engine Repairs
,Supply | Factory Warranty Center

".... .'. *: | Lawnmowers
From Foundation to Finish. Weedeaters
For All Your Building Needs Tillers
9 .-Chain saws
(904) 227-1199 Generators

Fax (904) 229-8470 Engine Saesumps

HC-1 Cessna Drive
Costin Airport
st Arport 706 1st St.-St. Joe
Port St. Joe, FL I 227-211| |6c2/2I
32456 tfc1/2 L "
tf4 9/2 tfc/2/2

LIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
ER 0011618

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 12/2 904/229-6821

4 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 12/2


FOSTER TREE &
LAWN SERVICE
No Job Too Big .
... Or Too Small
FREE ESTIMATES *
8tp 11/11 904/639-5368


PAGE 6B












THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. DEC. 9. 1993


Tamara Barnes' Hand-Crafted
Victorian Christmas Ornaments on
display now at Tim Ard's Florist in
downtown Port St.Joe. 2tc 12/9

CARTER'S CRAFTY CORNERS
is now open for the holidays. Unqiue
hand-crafted decorations and gift
items, baskets, wreaths, and tree or-
naments. Also featuring handcrafted
wood items. Located in White City on
Hwy. 71 look for the sign. Open
weekdays from 3-6 p.m. EST. Satur-
days 9-6, or call 827-2389 for ap-
pointment. Itc 12/9

Large paper shell pecans, $1.25
per pound. Call David or Debra Care-
foot, 229-8121. Itc 12/9

12'x60' and 12'x40' mobile home.
Also '88 Ford Ranger and '84 Chrysler
LeBaron, 648-5306. tfc 12/9

Concrete critters for Christmas,
life-size deer, geese, Gators & Semi-
,noles, bird baths & more. The En-
chanted Cottage, 2 miles north of
Wewa on Hwy. 77, 639-2708.
2tc 12/9

PECAN ALE Saturday, Third
Street, Highland View. Itp 12/9

Ho, Ho, Ho! Gold solid rope chain
62. grams was $900, sell $400. Gold
nugget Seiko watch $200. Also six
38.5 x 15 monster, tires, $375, were
$200 each. Good VCR $75; 1 19" color
TV $65; console. $85; partial trades
for outboard motor under 25 hp 647-.
3116. 4tc 12/9

Dual record player $40. Doctor's
exam table 78" long, $60. 227-3137.

Captain super single waterbed
w/bookshelf and 6 drawers. Solid oak
dining room suite w/6 chairs &
snatching china cabinet & hutch. Call
229-6300 after 5. Itp 12/9


One all leather black men's jack-
et, like new, size medium, 1 brown
corduroy men's jacket, like new, size
med..647-5857. It 12/9

17 ft., self-contained travel trailer
with air cond., great for hunter. Call
648-8258. tfc 12/2





Do you have
Real Estate and/or
Personal Property you
would like to
CONVERT TO CASH?

During our 29 years
OF AUCTIONING
RIGHT HERE IN THE
CENTRAL PART OF
NORTH FLORIDA WE
HAVE SOLD ONE:
USED AUTOMOBILE
$35,000.00
USED PORTABLE
ASPHALT PLANT
$380,000.00
Qualified Buyers Attend
AUCTIONS,
In this part of Florida!!
Many & varied things are
sold each day by AUCTION

WHY NOT

REAL ESTATE??


HAS YOUR REAL ESTATE,
become an "IT", each time
"IT'S" time to Pay Taxes on
"IT" Rent "IT" Repair,
"IT"? Is the WAREHOUSE-
STORAGE YARD full of
"ITS"?
DOLLARS cost less to keep
& store than "ITS"!!t
Maybe an AUCTION will
allow you to swap A Drag
"IT' for a Dream "IT"!
Call- let us tell you about
our procedure for
AUCTIONING "ITS"

HOUGH AUCTION &
REAL ESTATE SALES
Sidney &,James Hough
The "ITS"
Auctioneers and Realtors
(904) 656-2696 or
656-2264
1408A Capital Circle NE
Tallahassee, FL 32308'
Mail:
P. 0. Box 3073 Zip 32315
AU-336 AU-337 AB-234
Dec. 9. 1993


I- -- -

Have a budding musician in the
future? Treat them to a Harmony gui-
tar. special price, $100. Call 227-
1467. 2tc 12/9

Electrolux and all other vacu-
ums. repairs and sales, bags, any-
thing for any vacuum and any central
built-in vac's. Callaway Vacuum &
Sewing Machines, Tyndall Parkway,
near Hwy. 22, Panama City, FL
32404. 763-7443 or 1-800-717-7253.
pd. thnru 9/1/94

Brand new exercise bicycle, must
sell due to health reasons, $140 val-
ue, will sell for $75 obo. 227-3491.
tfc 12/2

Craftsman tools and Die Hard
batteries are available now at West-
ern Auto Store, 219 Reid Ave. 227-
1105. tfc 12/2

1984 14'x70' 'mobile home, 3
bdrm., 2 ba., cen. h&a, front porch
and 8'x25' back room, partially fur-
nished. 639-5101. tfc 12/2

Commodore 64 computer, disk
drive, printer, keyboard, 64 monitor,
many.games, ready to run! $375. Call
(904) 227-1731 or 229-6031.:
tfc 12/2

Cypress swings, chairs, etc. See
at Cantley's Bargain Barn, Hwy. 71
S., Wewahitchka at intersection of
Overstreet Rd. & Hwy. 71. c 1'" /
: > tfc 12/2

Attention Attention Atten-
tion: Lawn service &,tractor work, B
& J Enterprise. reasonable rates. Call
827-2805 or 827-2876. 52tp 1/7

Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring entire Panama City West-
ern Auto company store advertised
sale prices. 227-1105. 219 Reid
Ave. c 12/2


Western Auto Special. Computer
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 12/2

Port St. Joe Western Auto now
"honoring Panama City Western Auto
Co. store advertised tire sale prices.
Computerized WH EEL ALIGNMENT.
Sears Card now at Port St. Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOO! 227-1105.
S:,' tfc 12/2

FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
tfe 12/2



Shop Early for
Christmas i
SORGAN Kimball .Superstar
entertainer w/misc., chord,
mint cond. just tuned, instr.
books included, was $750,
Now $500,obo.,
FUR Norway silver fox jacket,
size 10, cost new $1,300, was
$70- now $500 obo.
Call 647-5365.
21C 12/9







St. Joseph Bay Country Club
is accepting bids for weekly clean-
ing of clubhouse. Schedule availa-
ble in restaurant at the club house.
2tc 12/9

Chnsdan classmates from the
'84 class of Port St. Joe High, are
searching. for other Christian class-
mates for special meeting concerning
classmate in need. Call Randy. 227-
7351 or Debra, 827-1505. 2tp 12/9








Christmas puppy. Only 1 left,
male Pekingese, AKC, vet checked &
shots. 227-1467. ffc 12/9


FREE to good home, 1-
old, half lab/half golden retrii
227-1279.


HAPPY JACK TRIVEF


Recognized safe & effective by 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. 10tc 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


" A, S-/,


Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Tonya Knox
Deputy Clerk
Publish: Nov. 18, 25. Dec. 2 and 9 19


IN THE- CIRCUIT COURT FOR GU
FLORIDA
FILE N'U
PROBA
IN RE: ESTATE OF
LOLA P. COSTIN.
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRAT
The administration of the estate
COSTIN, deceased, File Number 93-7
In the Circuit Court for Gulf County,
bate Division, the address of which is
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port S
,.1 3215C The i,rrmes aiid addresses o
a le, iesc,,tou1Ce adoniLe peisonrl'iep
aiti.ley re set Io.irth Lelow
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS
FIELD THAT:*
All persons on whom this not
who have objections that challenge t
the will, the qualifications of the pe
tentative, venue, or Jurisdiction of ti
required to file their objections"wit]
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MOI
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBUCATI
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER TI
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTIC
All creditors of the decedent ar
'.sa01 having cladims or demands aralai
estate on whom a copy of this nou
within thiee moiihs alter the date ofl
llc.,lEin of' this hiAice must file their
this Court WITHIN THE LATER
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
LOCATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THEIR
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A CO
NoTICE ON THEM
All other creditors ol urie deced
s-:, having cliAmrrs ,,r demurca,.Is agali
dent estate must file their claimrn wi
WITHIN nTREE MOrThriS AFTER T
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS Ni
ALL CLAIMs, DEMANDS A
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
BARRED.
The date -f the flir pris llai.iin.
':. December 2 m93
P ._c.:,.l- Repre-ei, u %e
As, le i. M r.L n C,-:stlii
706 Mhliiimeith Auenlie
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Attorney for Personal Representative:
CHARLES A. COSTING
413 Williams Avenue
Post Offce Box 98 .
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Telephone: 904/227-1159
Florida Bar No.: 699070
Publish: December 2 9, 16, and 23. 1


"THE PRICE IS RIGHT
1/2 year 1 bath mobile home. Has
ever. Call panded living rm., comes
cond., stove &,refrig. New ca
ltc 12/9 nyl & wallpaper. .This Is
upper. Call 229-2561 for
- ICDE: ment. $4,000 or best offer.


3 bedroom, 1 bath ho
carport. 443 Parker Av
$39,000. Call 227-7287.

1.4 acres at Simmon
partially cleared. Lots of old
5 minutes from town, golf c
beaches. Call 904-229-270
p.m.


Must sell: great condition 14'x
70' mobile home and lot located in
Wewa, Lands Landing area. Call 227-
1313. tfc 12/2

2 bedroom, I bath house on 1/2
acre lot, 7 miles north of Overstreet.
Call 648-8433. tfc 12/2

1/2 acre lot with septic tank.
$9,500. Overstreet Road. Owner fi-
nancing, 227-2020, ask for Billy.
tfc 12/2

LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Road. 1 mile off Overstreet Road. 9
miles south of Wewa. Owner financ-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfc 12/2



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.
ef 13/2


IN THE CIRCUIT 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.
vs.
GENEVA 1. KINGRY and husband, R. R. KINGRY,
If living, and if dead, their unknown heirs, devi-
sees, grantees, successors or assigis and all other
persons claiming by, through or under them,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: GENEVA I. KINGRY and husband, R. R. KIN-
GRY, If living, and if dead, their unknown
heirs, devisees, grantees, successors or as-
signs and all other persons claiming by,
through or under them
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that aln action
to quiet title to real property situate ill Gulf
Counmity, Florida described as follows has been
filed, to wit:
"Commence at the concrete monument at the
Southwest corner of Lot 6, Block 17, YON'S ADDI-
TION TO BEACON HILL, according to the plat
thereof recorded in the office of the Clerk of Circuit
Court, Gulf Counmty, Florida. and extend a line
Northwest along the Northeast right of way line of
State Road 30 for 820 feet; then turn left 90 de-
grees for 100 feet to an Iron pin .on the Southwest
right of way line of State Road 30 for a POINT OF
BEGINNING. From said Point of Beginning turn
light 90 degrees for 106.0 feet along said South-
west right of way line to an iron pin; then turn, left
90 degrees for 125 feet more or less to the shore of
St. Joseph Bay; then turn left along said shore line
for 106.0 feet more or less to a point; then turn left
along a line perpendicular to said right of way line
for 125 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning.
The parcel above described lying and being In Sec-
tion Five (5), Township 6 South, Range 11 West."
YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your
written defenses, If any, to the action on Petition-
er's attorney whose name mand address is WILLIAM
J. RISH, RISH & GIBSON, P.A., P. 0. Box 39, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456, on or before the 24th day
of December, 1993, and file the original with the
Clerk of Circuit Court, either before serve service onpe-
ttitloner's attorney or Immediately thereafter; other-
wise, a default will be entered to the relief demand-
ed in.the complaint.
Witness my hand and seal of the court oni the
22nd day of November, 1993.
BENNY C. LISTER, as Clerk of Circuit Court
Gulf Counuty, Florida
/s/Tonya Knox. Deputy Clerk
Publish Nov. 25, Dec. 2, 9 and 16, 1993

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA. IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Marriage of
BROWN TELLER MATHIS,
Husband, Petitioner
And
BERNICE f.L MAul HIS
A'ile/re=p.Ir.CIleuL
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Bernice Mae Mathis
Address Unknown
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition
for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against
you and you are required to serve a copy of your
Answer or o.ier response 1t the F'eUuo. oni Pell
toner's Attuii,e: ROBERT M MOORE, 324 Rei
Avenue. P. 0. Box 248, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456 amid file the original thereof In the Circuit
Court Clerk's Office, Gulf County Courthouse, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456. on or before the 20th day
of December, 1993. If you fall to do so, a Final
Judgment for the relief sought may be granted by
default. : .
DATED this the 16th day of November, 1993.
BENNY C. LISTER


NOTICE OF INTENT
Pursuant to Section 121.055(1), Florida Stat-
utes, 1993, the Gulf County Clerk of Circuit Court
993 Initenids to designate the posluinu of Chief Deputy
Cleik asi Senior Maiiagerment Service Class under
S" the Florida Retirement System. elTectie Jaimuary
1, 1994.
LF COUNTY. /s/BENNY C. LISTER .
Clerk of CircuitCourt, Gulf County, Florida
MBER 93.71 Publish: December9, 16, 1993.
iTE DIVISION

PORT ST. JOE
ION HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM
e of LOLA P.' NOTICE TO BIDDERS
1, Is pending PORT ST. JOE will acCcept sealed bid- i'-,r re.
Florida, Pro- liaLlailtonii of ihe followuig su standard lhuL-
s Gulf County ; I. 301 Aue C. Port St Joe
St. Joe, Flori- j 2 304 Ave B. Port St Joe
of the persor 3 510 3rd Street. P.rt St. Joe
preeimEoUse A pre-bid conference will be-held oni Wedies.
day. December 15. 1993 begiiiia.mg ot 000 oir,.
ARE NOTI- I-:-cl line ui the Fire sLatio iill Purt SL Joe Work
write-ups anmid specifications may be obtained at
ice Is served the pre-bid conference. ATTENDANCE AT PRE-
he validity of BID CONFERENCE IS MANDATORY. ,FAILURE
rsonal repre- TO ATTEND THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL
his Court are RESULT INAUTOMATIC REJECTION OF BIDS.
h this Court Bids will be received until Wednesday, De-
NTHS AFTER cember 29, 1993 no later than 10:00 AM. local
ION OF THIS time In the Port St. Joe Fire Station.
tE DATE OF Bids will not be valid unless sealed In an en-
E ON THEM. velope marked "SEALED BID. GROUP .
id other per- PORT ST. JOE REHABILITATION PROGRAM'
st decedent's mand Identified by the name of the firm, mand the
Uce Is served date and time of the bid opening.
the list pub. Bidders are hereby notified that they must
* claims with comply with the following federal requirements:
OF THREE Section 3, Certification of Non-segregated facilities,
FIRST PUB- SectionI09, Executive Order 11246 regarding
TY DAYS AF- Equal Opportunity Employment, Section 504
OPY OF THIS handicapped requirements, ADA. and Drug-Free
Workplace.
cit and per- Additional Information may be obtained by
ist the ddee- contacting Julian Webb and Associates, Inc., 518
1-,. this court South 6th Street. Chipley, Florida 32428: (90'41
HE DATE OF 638-8380.
OTICE Port St. Joe reserves the.right to reject any
ND OBJEC- and all bids and to waive any informality.
E FOREVER The signing of the contract is contingent
up.I. Lhe ap.pr,.al of aid/or rhe release of funds
of this Notice Ly the Dec.arurieia of CommiiNir Affairs.
CONTRACTOR RECEIVING LOW BID WILL'
: BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PROOF OF MANU-
FACTURERS AND CONTRACTORS LIABILITY
AND WORKMAN'S COMPENSATION COVERAGE
FOR ANY EMPLOYEE OTHER THAN HIMSELF.
MINORITY CONTRACTORS ARE ENCOUR-
AGED TO PARTICIPATE.
PORT ST. JOE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNI-
TY, FAIR HOUSING COMMUNITY.
Puhlish Dec 9, 1993

993.
993. NOTICE OF INTENT T0 ADOPT ORDINANCE
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners proposes to adopt an ordinance establish-
S Ing a licensing program to regulate contractors In
Gulf County, Florida as required by Florida law
which will Include the creation of a Construction
Industry Licensing Board, provision for the regis-
tration and examination of contractors, the title of
said Ordinance being as follows:
s AN ORDINANCE SETTING UP A LICENSING
PROGRAM TO REGULATE CONTRACTORS IN
GULF COUNTY; PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS
OF VARIOUS KINDS OF CONTRACTORS, REGIS-
" 2 bdrm.,' TRATION, BOARD, AND RELATED DEFINITIONS;
CREATING THE GULF COUNTY CONSTRUCTION
large ex- INDUSTRY LICENSING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
with air AND APPEALS AS PROVIDED BY THE STANDARD
&-wt K VH 'BUILDING CODE, AND PROVIDING FOR POW-
arpet & vi- ERS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SAID
NO fixer- BOARD: PRESCRIBING QUALIFICATIONS AND
appoint- MAKING PROVISIONS FOR THE REGISTRATION
AND EXAMINATION OF CONTRACTORS: PROVID-
ING FOR THE RENEWAL THEREOF AND MAKING
CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS AND EXEMPTIONS FROM
use, with SAID PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR THE PAY-
>use, with MEANT AND COLLECTION OF FEES IN CONNEC-
ve.. H.V. TION THEREWITH AND MAKING PROVISION FOR
tfC 12/2 MTHE USE AND DISPOSITION THEREOF; MAKING
CERTAIN ACTS UNLAWFUL AND PRESCRIBING
FOR SEVERABILITY, REPEAL OF CONFLICTING
IS Bayou, ORDINANCES, AND EFFECTIVE DATE.
oak trees this Notice Is hereby given of the intent to adopt
oak trees, this ordinance at a meeting of the Gulf County
course and Commission at the County Commission Meeting
8 f Room of the Gulf County Courthouse complex.
8 after 5 1000 Fifth Street. Port St. Joe. Florida, on Decem-
tfc 12/2 ber 28. 1993. at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
and to have a first discussion of the ordinance at


I Public Notices I


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY.
FLORIDA
S PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NUMBER 92-118
IN RE: 'ESTATE OF
ALMA JANSEN
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of ALMA
JANSEN, deceased, File Number 92-118, Is pend-
Ing in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida.
Probate Division, the address of which Is Gulf
County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St.
Joe. Florida 32456. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the personal rep-
resentative's attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE ,NOTI-
FIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice is served
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will. the qualifications of the personal repre-
sentative, venue, or Jurisdiction of this Court are
required to file their -objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER 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.
S All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice is served
within three months after the date of the first pub-
lication of this notice must file their claims with
tills Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
son having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE 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 Notice
is December 2, 1993.
Personal Representative:
ROBERT L. JANSEN.'
Route, Box 134
Port St. Joe, Florida 34256
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Costin
Post Office Box 98
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456,
Telephone: 904/227-1159
Florida Bar No.: 699070
Publish: Dec. 2, 9; 16 and 23, 1993

FICTITIOUS NAME
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Ch.
865.09 Florida Statutes, the undersigned intends
to register with the Division oif Corporallo..-. De-
partment of State, the flcuu,,,q nane or r.Jde
name under which It .will be engaged in business
and in which said "usines' i. to be earned on, to-
wit: ..
COMPANY NAME: ALL PHASE DRYWALL
ADDRESS: 808 Woodward, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
OWNERS: Brian Childers and Buddy Smith
Publish: December9, 1993.


NOTICE OF INTENT
Pursuant to Sectlon 121 055(11. Florida Slat-
ties. the Gull" County Board of County Commis-
sioners intends to designate the posiluoti Ac Admin-
istr.ator as Senior MUiagement Serlice Class
under the Florida Retirement System, effective
January 1, 1994.
Publish: December 9, 16, 1993.


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Its regular meeting on December 14, 1993 begin-
ning at 6:00 p.m. EST.
All interested parties are Invited topresent
their comments at the public hearing at the time
and place set out above.
Warren J. Yeager, Jr.
Board of County Commissioners
Benny Lister
Clerk of Circuit Court
Gulf County, Florida.
Publish December 9 and 16, 1993

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners proposes to adopt am ordinance providing
for construction permits and Inspection fees to In-
clude such fees for the inspection and permitting
of recreational vehicle power poles and gas water
heaters and further to provide for the Installation
of smoke detectors In structures or mobile homes,
the title to said ordinance being as follows:
AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING FEES FOR
CONSTRUCTION PERMITS: INSPECTION FEES
FOR CHECKING PLANS, AIR CONDITIONING,
HEATING, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND GAS.
SYSTEMS: INSPECTION FEES FOR MOBILE
HOMES. MODULAR AND RECREATIONAL STRUC-
TURES; HOMES, WHETHER PERMANENT OR
TEMPORARY; PERMIT FEE FOR MOVING BUILD-
INGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES; PERMIT FEE
FOR DOCKS, SEAWALLS, BOARDWALKS AND
DETACHED DECKS ON ST. JOSEPH BAY; PER-
MIT FEE FOR ROOFING PERMITS; ESTABLISH-
ING A REINSPECTION FEE; ESTABLISHING A RE-
QUIREMENT FOR SMOKE DETECTORS IN
STRUCTURES WHICH ARE OR NOT OCCUPIED;
PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR NOT FIRST OBTAIN-
ING PERMITS AND PAYING FEES; REPEALING
ORDINANCE NUMBER 91-01; SEVERABILITY
CLAUSE: REPEALER CLAUSE. AND PROVIDING
FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Notice is hereby given of the intent to adopt
this ordinance at a meeting of the Gulf County
Commission at the County Commission Meeting
Room of the Gulf County Courthouse complex.
1000 Fifth Street. Port St. Joe, Florida, on Decenm-
ber 28, 1993, at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
aid to have a first discussion of the ordinance at
its regular meeting on December 14, 1993 begin-
ning at 6:00 p.m. EST.
All.interested parties are Invited to present
their comments at the public hearing at the time
and place set out above.
Warren J. Yeager. Jr.
Board of County Commissioners
Benny Lister
Clerk of Circuit Court
Gulf County, Florida.
PublishDecenmber 9 and 16, 1993


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
Case No. 93-104
WACHOVIA CORPORATE SERVICES, INC.
Plaintiff,
vs.
.a9i ,"- i.J, TT Epr.J ffiN *O, _,MP.\fif
INC.. .
NOTICE OF, SALE
Notice Is liecei.% a' ,o.i ,ha pursuant to a Fl-


BLOCK LAYER

Gulf Correctional Institution, located in Wewa-
hitchka, FL, has immediate openings for experi-
enced block layers with at least five (5) years
experience in commercial type construction.
Competitive hourly rate.

These are not career service positions and offer
no benefits or service connected seniority.

Qualified candidates should call the personnel
department at (904) 639-5139 between 7:00
a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Dec. 9 mud 16
*' r Dec. 9 and 16


, ,


0 jrltLxrl f m


Turkey Shoots
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.
Every Saturday and Sunday
through Christmas from i1 p.m.
CST until dark, there will be a
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.


nal Judgment obt Foreclosure dated November 29,

1993 and entered In Civil Case No. 93-104 of the
Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of
the State of Flckid .. .1 ,.-l for G-.AfC :.unty where-
In Wachovia C :.i:,,in- Se-. ,- i.:. Is Plaintiff,
and Associates Fu,,,, ,.: T'-im-U\ a -ubdivislon of
Combined America Coimpany, Inc. Is Defendamt,'I
will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the froiit
door of the GulfCounty Courthouse In Port St
Joe, Florida, at 11:00 (Eleven O'Clock) A.M. EST
on the 21st day of D e..irli e. 1993. the following
,1h- .:- I 1 :1 err, :-i, I'-.:, iin said Final Judg-
i ,l...i .l. .. L -
That certain condominium parcel composed
of Unit B-7 and the undivided share In the comn-
mon elements 'appurtenant thereto. In accordance
with and subject to the convenants. conditions, re-
strictions. terms and other provisions of the DEC-
LARATION OF CONDOMINIUM OF SEACLIFFS, A
Condominium, with Its attached exhibits as re-
..: .i: I n. ,: h f :. 16. Page 163, through 301
:r U .1-i: 11.: ,. i..l- ,:r Gulf County. Florida:
Dr-.l ,hI- ,:2 U" u ,, .:l November, 1993.
BENNY C. LISTER
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA .
By: /S/ Tonya Knbox, Deputy Clerk
(SEAL)
Sl~jir, ^ :r ]..'lr .:h ii: ^I'i .1l .Al[I e; hi l.: -i. re .-d

should contact the Clerk of Circuit Court at 1000
5th. Street. Port St.L Joe, Florida 32456, telephone:
(9041 229-6113 not later than seven (7) days prior
to the proceedings.
Publish Dec. 9 and 16, 1993


PAGE 7B


D













MinuteS from Page 5


'In Tallahassee, December 1 3. 1993.
r DEPARTMENT ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION-AMENDED CONSENT ORDER
, Chairman Yeager passed the chair to Vice-
Chairman Hammond and motioned to approve the
. amended consent order from the Department of
Environmental Protection Agency an a agreeing to
pay the fine in the amount of $250.00 regarding
t ground water monitoring results for the Gulf
SCounty Landfills. Comm. Traylor seconded the mo-
tion and the motion passed unanimously. Acting
Chairman Hammond returned the chair to Chair-
Sman Yeager.
SYSIMMONS BAYOU-WATER SYSTEM
FIRE HYDRANTS
Chairman Yeager passed .the chair to Vice-
Chairman Hammond and motioned to purchased
fire hydrants for Simmons Bayou. Comm. Peters
seconded the motion and the motion passed unan-
liously. Acting Chairman Hammond returned the
chair to Chairman Yeager.
RECREATION-ST. JOE PARK
Upon request by Chairman Yeager, Comm.
Traylor motioned to give $6,000.00 from the recre-
ation funds to the City of Port St. Joe for the soft-
ball practice fields. Comm. Hammond seconded
the motion and the motion passed unanimously.
There being no further business and upon
the motion by Comm. Hammotd. 'second by
Comm; Traylor, and unanimous vote the meeting
did then adjourn at 9:42 p.m.. E.S.T.
Warren J. Yeager, Jr.
Chairman
/s/Benny C. Lister
Port St. Joe, Florida
November 12. 1903
Special Meeting
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
soners" met November 12, 1993 In special session
with the following members present: Chairman
K'Warren J. Yeager. Jr., and. Comms. Michael L.
|Hammond, Billy E. Traylor, and Nathan Peters, Jr.
-Comm Jessie V. Armstrong was absent.
Others present were: County Attorney J.
Patrick Floyd, Clerk Benny C. ULister, Deputy Clerk
Debbe Wlbberg. Building Inspector Don Butler.
and Assistant Building Inspector Richard Combs.
The meeting was called to order at 12:07
p.m., EST. .
Comm. Michael L. Hammond opened the
meeting with prayer and Chairman Warren J.
Yeager. Jr. led the pledge of allegiance to the flag.
SIMMONS BAYOU -
"EMERGENCY PURCHASE",
Chairman Yeager passed the chair to Vice-
Chairman Michael L. Hammond mand motioned to
.declare the purchase of fire hydrants at Simmons
,Bayou an "emergency'. Comm. Peters seconded
_the motion and the mouon passed 4-0. Acting
'Phairman Hammond returned the chair to Chair-
4man Yeager.
HIRING OF TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES
Comm. Traylor stated that Public Works Su-
perintendent Lester would ned to hire at least (5)
five temporary employees for the Road Depart-
ment The Board had no objections.
VETERAN SERVICES OFFICER
Chairman Yeager discussed his meeting
with Veteran Services Officer and that Mr. clifford
would'be -naible to meet with the Board but sent
the Board a written statement regarding the disc-
pllnary proceediings. After disciislon Chainnrman
Yeater passed the chalr tr, VIce-Chalrman Ham.
mnond. and mouc,,ed to termitate Doai ClilTo erf-
fectve Frlay November 12; 1993, at 12:15 p.m.
EST lor pie.ious disciplinary actions and current
Slyg,"uci that he failed to followorders regarding


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keys, false statements, ana for uIe attempnpte tap-
Ing and taping of Countty employees and ofmcials
without their knowledge or consent. and that no
monetary compensation be given to him for any
vacation or sick leave that he may have accrued.
Comm. Ttaylor seconded the motion and the mo-
tion passed 3-I (Chairman Peters opposed). Acting
Chairman Hammond returned the chair to Chair-
man Yeager.
Comm. Traylor motioned to take the proper
legal proceedings against Mr. clifford. Comm.
Hammond seconded the motion and the motion
passed 3-1 (Comm. Peters opposed). Chairman
stated that he will request any tapes that Mr. Clif-
ford has In his possession.
Comm. Hamnnotnd ,motioned to advertise for
a Veteran Services Officer with the applications to
be received until Tuesday, November 23, 1993. at
5:00 p.m., EST. Comm. lTraylor seconded the mo-
tion and the motion passed 3-1 (Comm. Peters op-
posed).
Comm. Hammond motioned to appoint Bo
Williams as temporary Veteran Services Officer.
Comm. Traylor seconded the motion and the mo-
tion passed 3-1 (Comm. Peters opposed).
There being no further business and upon
motion by Comm. Hammond, second by Comm.
Peters, and unanimous vote, the meeting did then
adjourn at 12:28 p.m., EST.
Warren J. Yeager, Jr., Chairman
/s/Benny C. Lister, Clerk



Wrap It


Pretty,


Wrap It


Right

Wrap your gift as pretty as
you please, but when preparing it
for mailing, aim for utility.
Port St. Joe Postmaster Den-
nis Geoghagan advises holiday
mailers to use a sturdy carton
large enough to accommodate the
gift package plus cushioning, and
remove or mark out any conflict-
ing address information. Brown
paper and twine cord are not nec-
essary. In fact, they may be detri-
mdntal. Papers rips, and twine be-
comes entangled in processing
equipment.
"It's important to seal your
parcel securely," says Geoghagan.
'We recommend pressure-
sensitive tape, nylon-reinforced
kraft paper tape, or glass-
reinforced pressure sensitive
tape."
The recipient's complete ad-
dress-name, street name. and
number, city, state and ZIP code
should be placed in the center of
the package on one side only.
Your complete return address.,
with proper ZIP code, should be
in the upper left-hand comer of
the package. Before sealing your
package. it's a good Idea to put
both addresses ,on a sheet on
paper and enclose that paper on
top of whatever you're shipping.,
"Proper addressing means
complete and legible addressing."
says Geoghagan. "Always include
apartment and suite numbers.
and correct ZIP codes. The ZIP
code belongs on the same line as
the city and state; ensure legibili-
ty, print clearly with smudge-
proof ink.
'To ensure your gifts arrive
quickly and in good shape," Geo-
ghagan adds, "use' complete,
printed or typed addresses in the
proper format and good strong
packages."


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r Florida Garden

Extension Notes
SBy

'. Roy Lee Carter
Gulf County Extension Service



Plants Offer Nice


Solution for Gifts

Choose Yours Carefully for Longer
Life of Plant and Enjoyment of All


Christmas shopping can be
quite a challenge to your brain,
as well as your budget. In addi-
tion to the consideration of cost,,
there's always that old question
of what to give. For some of those
on your list, plants might offer a
nice solution. A healthy, vigorous-
plant, usually is a welcome addi-
tion for either home or landscape.
But, before you rush to your fa-
vorite nursery, you should con-
sider what- to look for, and what
to avoid in plant selection.
Whether you're shopping for
a gift plant for a friend, or for an
addition to your own collection,
you should choose your purchase
carefully. Plants come in a wide
range of grades, conditions, and
standards, and it's sometimes
hard to tell which ones have the
best chance for survival. Usually,
better plants will cost you more
money. But, this isn't a hard and
fast rule. Where nurseries have
sales they offer top quality plants
at bargain prices. The important
thing is to be able to tell what
quality is.
If you visit a nursery which
tags plants according to the stan-
dards of the Florida Division of
Plant Industry, you'll have a
much easier time deciding on
quality. A "Florida Fancy" is an
extremely healthy, vigorous plant
well shaped with good strong
branches and dense foliage. A
"Florida Number One" is a



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Inspections

The following is a list of loca-
tions that Florida Highway patrol
Troopers in Calhoun and Gulf
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SR-71 near John Bailey Rd.:
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mine whether it's adaptable to
the climatic conditions of its
eventual planting site. Your nurs-
eryman should be able to help
you in making such.decisions.
If you follow these basic
guidelines for selecting gift


healthy vigorous plant with a
'good shape and a good supply of
leaves. All other plants, they also
have the poorest chance of survi-
val. If plants are from, a super-
niarket, discount store, or similar
outlet, you'll need;, to be able to
identify vigorous, healthy plants.
Look for compact, rather
,than spindly plants. An abun-
dance of foliage is usually a good
sign. A spindly plant without a
'good supply of leaves may be the
victim of various leaf spot diseas-
*es or discoloration. Inspect the
trunk and branches to see that
they are well-formed, without
cracks, peels or scars.
Carefully examine each plant'
'for any signs of insect or disease
problems. Some things to look for
are speckling on the leaves,
caused by aphid injury; and
small bumps on stems and un-
dersides of leaves, resulting from
a scale attack. Common disease
problems often show up in yellow
or brown leaves, rotting stems,
and brown roots. Check the soil
to make sure it has good color,
and hasn't been too heavily com-
Tpacted. Pick each plant up and
make sure that roots aren't grow-
ing out of the bottom of the pot. :
Some other considerations in-
'vohle where a gift plant will even-
tually be grown. If the plant is to
be kept indoors,, you should de-'
termine whether it requires spe-
cial lighting, If the plant is to be
grown outdoors, you must deter-


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plants, your living,; Christmas
presents should provide many
years of enjoyment. This is Roy
Lee Carter from your. local County
Extension Service, wishing you a
Merry Christmas and most Happy
and Prosperous New Year.


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