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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: February 10, 1994
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>.
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12/31/99
ARCHIVES BINDERY
1508 HWY 431-5
ALBERTVILLE AL 35950


USPS 518-880


FIFTY-SIXTH YEAR, NUMBER 24


THE


INDUSTRY DEEP WATER PORT FINE PEOPLE SAFEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1994


First Traffic Death Hit ad Run

29-Year-Old Woman Struck by Mystery Motorist On Highway 98


Doctors,


Chosen

Men of


the Year

Over 40 Years
of Service to,
the Community
Two doctors who have
been the foundation of Port
St. Joe's riedical, care for
over 40 yehrs were recog-
nized for their service to the
citizens of this area Monday
as the Chamber of Com-
merce "Men of the Year" and
presented with plaques
marking that achievement.
Dr. J. Wayne Hendrix
Hand Dr. Joseph P. Hendrix---
known affectionately
throughout the vicinity, as
'Dr. Wayne' and 'Dr. Joe'-
were announced -as this
year's recipients by Mayor
Frank Pate, who made the
presentations.
BOTH WITH OVER
40 YEARS SERVICE C. of C. MEN OF THE YEAR-Doctors Both were honored for more than 40
Dr. Wayne Hendrix came Joseph P. Hendrix and J. Wayne Hendrix. years of medical,.service.
to Port St. Joe in 1949 to
practice in the, office~:h .... the. is.. a.o i uticipai...... during the,.Korean .ardur- .. Q.QT-H EtiVE WrELL.
late Dr. A. bL.Ward. HendrLx Hospital and served as chief ''ing 1951 and part of 1952. During their 40 year ten-
was born and reared in Pace, of staff. He came to Port St. Joe in ure. 'both doctors gave of
Georgia, near Cartersville 1953. their time and training to the
and received his medical ed- He and his wife. Ruth, He is very active in the citizens of Gulf and Franklin
ucation at Emory University. are active members of the American Heart Association; Counties, .serving as emer-
He was instrumental, Long Avenue Baptist Church served as Chief of Staff at agency room doctors at Mu-
along with Dr. Ward, in which he has served as Trus- Municipal Hospital; is an ac- nicipal Hospital for many
bringing his fellow '1993 tee for several years. He is a tive member of the Methodist years, faithfiuly and without
Man of the Year, Dr. Joe member of the Rotary Club. charge to the hospital.
Church arnd is a past presi-
Hendrix to Port St. Joe. Dr. Joseph Hendrix re- dent of theKiwanis Club.' They are highly consid-
During his years here, he ceived his medical education Dr. Hendrix was reared profession for having dili-
has delivered more than also at Emory' University. He in Frisco City. 'Alabama and gently kept upi with changes
2,500 babies, all of them live served with a MASH unit in is married to the former Mar- in medicine for the benefit of
births. He has been active in Korea as a general surgeon ianne Basford. their patients.


Gulf County law enforcement officials and the Florida High-
, way Patrol are still searching for the vehicle which hit and killed
29-year-old Vicky L. Waters sometime Friday night or early Sat-
urday morning, Gulf County Sheriff Al Harrison told The Star
early Wednesday morning.
Ms. Waters was struck by an unknown motorist while she
was walking beside Highway 98 near the beginning of the St. Joe
Beach subdivision late Friday night or early Saturday morning.
The motorist left the scene without reporting the accident and is
being sought to answer to that charge as well as possible addi-
tional charges.
POSSIBLE WITNESSES
Harrison said possible witnesses and several leads on the ve-
hicle involved have been uncovered in the week of investigation.
"We've checked several vehicles out. but we don't have anything
definite to build a case on as vet." Harrison said.
Florida Highway Patrol investigators C. D. Chapman. Dalton
Upchurch and Doug Grice have worked virtually full time on the
incident ever since it happened.
Waters' body was discovered by a motorist at first light Sat-
urday. lying about 20 feet off the road, on the shoulder. She had
been struck about 200 yards east of the first side street at St.
Joe Beach, with the impact tossing her nearly 100 feet. One of
Water's shoes was found on the shoulder of the road about'20
feet from the point of impact and the other shoe another 25 feet
down the Highway.
SOME EVIDENCE FOUND
Sheriff Harrison said evidence was found along the path of
the mishap, which investigators hope will lead them to the death
vehicle.
Harrison said the investigation will continue until the case is
solved.
Waters is the first traffic death of 1994 in Gulf County. The
victim, a resident of Highland View, had lived in the Port St. Joe
area since July of last year, when she moved here from Iowa.


City Gets

Deed to

Property
Port St. Joe city officials re-
ceived the deed to. their park
property recently acquired from
St. Joseph Land and Develop-
Sment Company Tuesday from J.
C. Belin, 'CEO of the. company
'and Robert Nedley, Presiderit'of
,St. Joe Forest Products Compa-
'ny.
The property, lying between
p Baltzell Avenue and St. Joseph
, Bay and between Fifth and Sixth
Streets, was acquired via a land
swap between the City of Port St.
Joe and St. Joseph Land and De-
velopment last fall.
J. C. Belin, in presenting the
deed Tuesday, said, "The City has
been using .this property as a
park for 70 years and I'm person-.
(See DEED on Page 3)


PRESENT DEED--St. Joe Forest Product ney William J. Rish with a deed to property
President Robert Nedley and CEO J. C. Belin on the shores of St. Joseph Bay to be used
present Mayor Frank Pate and City Attor- as a park.


FHP investigators C. D. Chapman and Dalton Upchurch .
look for clues along Highway 98, near the covered remains
of a hit and run victim. Sheriffs Deputy Ray Richter is
shown in the background. One of the victim's shoes is
shown near the road, right under Richter.


County Signs10-Year Collection Agreement with Argus
Rates for Services Will Climb Gradually Throughout Term of Working Agreement; Only Suburban Areas Affected


It didn't take but just a few
minutes for the County Commis-
sion to agree to a. new 10-year
contract with Argus Services to
furnish garbage collection service
in the unincorporated portion of
the county at their meeting Tues-
day.
With only one change in the
present contract, the Board voted
unanimously to extend it for 10
years. The Board approved a rate.
structure as well as. the company
to perform the service for a dec-
ade. The rate structure has an es-
calation of .prices built in which
, will increase gradually from the


present charge of $9.10 to $13.72
by the year 2000., This rate is for
once a week pick-up with the
customer furnishing his own con-
tainer.
The County wanted the new
contract to specify that either
party had six months to termi-
nate services, which Argus repre-
sentatives present at the meeting
readily agreed to.
The new contract will become
effective in 1995.
In other action, related to the
garbage collection contract, the
Board agreed to take steps neces-


sary to place the compactor sta-
tion on Industrial Road, near Port
St. Joe, up for -sale. The Board
agreed to have surveys of the
property and appraisals made.
POLLUTION PROBLEM
The county has a major pol-
lution problem which they are
trying to handle themselves. The
Department of Environmental
Protection is standing aside, so
far, to see if the county handles
the matter properly, before step-
ping in, according to county engi-
neer, Ralph Rish. "So far, they
have let us take care of it, but I


can guarantee you that if we
don't, they will be right on top of
us telling what you have to do."
. Rish suggested the county
contract with Southern Earth Sci-
ences to monitor a site near the
Road Department headquarters
in Wewahitchka where fuel stor-
age tanks were recently removed.
Rish said the county has already
removed some 900 cubic yards of
soil and recommended they re-
move at least 600 yards more. "In
addition, you will need some
monitor wells to keep a check on
the area where the tanks were.


Southern Earth Sciences have
said it will take at least six wells
at a total cost of about $7,800 to
properly do the job. If you don't
take reasonable steps to deter-
mine the scope of the alleged con-
tamination, I guarantee you DEP
will come in and tell you what
you MUST do."
The commission agreed to
employ the firm to monitor the al-
leged offending site.
OTHER BUSINESS
In otler matters of business,
the Commission:
-Changed their March 8


meeting to Monday, March 7.
-Agreed to approach their
operating union, representing
Road Department and Mosquito
Control employees and ask them
to extend their working agree-
ment another year, along with its
wage increase requirements.
-Agreed to accept $92,284
in grants to finance emergency
services.
-Agreed to a contract with
Honeywell Corporation to furnish
instrumentation designed to save
electricity by regulating air condi-
tioning and heating use.


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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, S TBRUARY 10, 1994
PAGE, TWO.-.THURSDAY, FBUR 019


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Tax Season

THERE IS NO DOUBT that Florida is potentially coming
upon another tax hike season, what with the Legislature in ses-
sion and such things as higher taxes almost a sure thing when
the Legislature is in session.
Recently, a tax. research group printed their findings of a
study of state and local taxes, by states, and came up with the
figures to show that Florida citizens were paying 9.9 cents of
every dollar they earn in state and local taxes. That makes Flori-
da 43rd in the nation-as tax burdens go. There are 42 states
which tax more than Florida and six which tax less on a com-
bined state and local level.
On the surface, that would put Florida in pretty good stand-
ing, nationwide. But the highest tax rate in the nation is paid by
citizens of Alaska, who pay 19.2 cents of every dollar for taxes.
That's about twice what Florida pays. Tennessee, however has
the lowest rate in the nation at 8.8 cents of every dollar earned,
for the lowest rate in the nation: just 1.1 cents below Florida.
What we're talking about here, is there is not a very large
span between the highest and lowest.
FLORIDA IS BELOW the average, also in the actual dollars
collected, per capital, as taxes. Highest is still Alaska at $3,937;
national average is $2,123, with Florida coming in at number
30. The combined tax load is $1,855 per person. Mississippi is
last on the tax roster, collecting $.1,304 per person.
The reason for the tables and considerable accompanying
data is to condition state tax payers to the fact that Florida's
state taxes were supposedly coming down las a percentage of
personal earnings] while local taxes are on the rise. In Florida,
citizens are number 41st in the nation in percentage of income
going to state taxes and number 23rd in nation in taxes being
paid to local taxing entities--coming down in state taxes and ris-
ing in local taxes.
ADMITTEDLY, TAXES ARE getting closer to home where we
can keep an eye on the ones taking and spending them, but just
you watch out, we think all these figures are to lull us to sleep
over the fact that our state isn't doing us too bad with its collec-
tion of taxes. Surely, all of you wouldn't mind if a few more were
tacked on, would you?


Getting Close
GULF COUNTY IS GETTING within seeing distance of being
financially ready to begin installing our 911 emergency tele-
phone/response service. Just last month, the service received a
$49,690 grant from the state to be used for installation costs of
the service. A 50t surcharge is being collected on your telephone
service to pay for the installation and operation of the emergency
communication network.
The only thing which is keeping us from already having the
network in place and operating-other than the planning-is
having the money in hand to pay for it. State law requires that
each county must accumulate enough money to pay for the sys-
tem when it Is installed. Gulf is nearing that goal. Actually. Larry
Wells, who is in charge of 911 planning, tells us that at the
present rate, the money will be in the bank to purchase a sys-
tem by October of this year.
Check your calendar. That's only eight months away: "tomor-
row"'in government parlance. '
THINGS ARE PROGRESSING toward having the system in
operation, but there is still a considerable bit of work to do be-
fore 911 can become a reality. There's the herculean task of
identifying every piece of property in the county so that the loca-
tion of an emergency need can be identified with a number. In
the past the county's fire departments, rescue service, ambu-
lance and law enforcement units have all operated on a system
of identification which calls for services "about two and a half
miles from where the creek crosses Overstreet Road, at a yellow
house next to Joe Citizens' calf barn."
Obviously that information can't be stored in a computer,
nor relayed to a stranger. The stranger may not know where "Joe
Citizens' barn" is located.
THEN, THERE IS THE moving about and decision as to
where the equipment is to be located. 911 computers can't be
set on the dining room table nor tucked back in a closet some-
where. It must have ample room, ample electric service, air con-
ditioning for the computers and people, emergency power supply
to make it effective when the county would need it most. Most of
all it will require the adequate training of people to operate the
system and operate it properly. There can be no slip-shod man-
ning of this all-important communications system.
You see, there is still a lot to do and and less time to do it in
every day.


-Hunker Down with Kes


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"You guys think
work?",
"Kes. it can't miss."
"I don't know."


by Kesley-Colbert


"Fool" Proof....


this will


"You want to be the quarter-
back don't you?"
"Well, sure."
At least, I figured I did. It was
August, 1963. We were about a
week and a half away from the
start of school and fall football
practice. It was to be our junior
year but this quarterback thing
had started many classrooms
ago ....
In fact, it went all the way
back to the third grade. We were
playing football in that open
space between the incinerator
and the monkey bars. I stiff-
armed Vickl Fields out of the way,
ran right over Anne Alexander
and threw a long touch down
pass to Bob Edwards. Coach


Maves, THE HIGH SCHOOL
HEAD FOOTBALL COACH MAY-
ES, saw it and came over. "Kes-
ley, you're going to be my quar-
terback one day. You keep
working hard and the position is
yours-you can't miss."
We just naturally plowed on
through school thinking one day
when "our turn came" I'd be the
quarte-
We didn't figure on two
things; Coach Mayes moved away
and Roger "Strong Arm" Hampton
moved in.
"Maybe I could just beat him
out fair and square."
"Kes, have you seen him
throw the football? They don t call
him "Strong Arm" for nothing!'
"And he's so tall and graceful!
Kes. I hate to tell you this, but
you're a little on the short,
dumpy side. ."
"I'm still not sure it will
work."
"Listen, It can't miss. We'll
find some buffoon to sneak up
behind him when he's coming off
the practice fleld, bang him In the
right knee with a baseball bat
while no one is looking and then


high tall It across the corn Hleld
behind the Drivers' Ed building.
We can have someone waiting
with a car over on Walnut Street
to wisk him away."
"And Mr. Pretty Boy Long
Legs with the golden arm is out
and you're In."
"It's foolproof."
"Fellas, I don't know; who-
would be dumb enough to run
out on the field with a baseball
bat?"
'Tank." Ricky Gene. Yogi. and
Buddy said In unison.
Tank McKinnie lived over in
Huntingdon. We played some
summer ball with him. He was
big and clumsy and could be out-
thought by a rock.
'Not many people over here
know Tank, he could be In and
out in a flash."
"Guys, I dunno, my .grand-
mother can outrun Tank. What if
he gets caught?"
"He'd never give us up."
"Yeah. we'd all have to take
an oath of secrecy. If something
did go wrong and one of us got
called in. we wouldn't tell on the
others-no matter what."


'How many people are going
to be In on this?'
"Just us."
'Well. Buddy kind'a kicked
the ground. "I told Trudy but sh;e
won't-"
*TRUDY SULLRANI! THE
ORIGINAL MOUTH OF THE
SOUTH. Why don't we just paint
it on the water tower!"
"Aw, she won't say anything.
I made her promise."
'I. uh, uh. I think I might
have said something to my Dad.
Your dad, Rickv Gene. are
you nuts!
"Hey, he's cool. He ain't going
to say nothing-unless maybe he
mentions it to Rosie over at the
City Cafe.'
'Guys. I don't think-"
'You want to be quarterback
don't you? You are supposed to
be quarterback. remember?
You've worked hard for it. We're
not going to let this tall, dark.
handsome Johnny Come Lately
take what is rightfully ours."
"You're right! Let's go over the
plan one more time.
(See KESLEY Page 3)


The Price ofNew Cars Enough To Knock Your Socks Off


HAVE YOU LOOKED at the
price of cars recently? I mean
, "looked" like you were hunting
one to buy, or looking at the price
of the one which caught your eye.
It'll truly startle you unless your
shock button has been removed.
I have looked and balked and
backed up and got a fresh start at
looking again. Every car in the
universe is priced too high. ex-
cept the car I happen to be driv-
ing: it isn't worth anything!
The prices on those down-
sized cars of today have set me
back a bit, caused a reassess-
rhent of my druthers and made
me want to keep my old one a,
year or two longer. The only thing
is, I had already kept it seven
years, driven it 90,000 miles and
filled the ash tray with stray pen-
nies. ,
Time to trade, right? Wrongly
It seems as If my old faithful sta-
tion wagon, which has become fa-'
miliar to every man, ,woman,
child, dog and cat in Gulf County),


SETAOIN SHRDLU


By Wesley Ramsey


was almost like a faithful old dog,
to me and served me faithful and'
.well. It rode like a Lincoln and
Sas as miserly in the use of gas.
as a motor scooter. It needed very '
few repairs, although when it did 5'
need a repair it would at times'
baffle mechanics for a penod of
days. It wasn't cantankerous.
When I was ready to go. It was'
ready to go, anywhere at anytime.
BUT THE- DAY finally came
when I became aware I needed to
put it out to pasture and think
about different transportation.
Being a Ford driver for many
i


is now not worth anything .
unless one happened to be buIy-
ing it!
MY OLD FORD STATION
wagon had become so well known
throughout the county. I never
had to take the key out of the ig-
nition when I parked it. If some-
one were dumb enough to steal it,
'he would be recognized before he
had driven a block as the thief
who stole old Wes's old blue sta-
tion wagon.
That wagon and I have been a
lot of places together. Everywhere
I went, the wagon went along. It


years, I first had the idea I want-
ed to replace Old Blue with an
Explorer. People told me they
were expensive. I couldn't justify
an expensive car for a second ve-
hicle, so I contacted my friend
Walter Robinson out at Highland
View Motors. I said, 'Walter, is
there such a thing as an Explorer
sold on this "program Plan" I hear
so much about'?"
He said, "I think so. but they
are few and far between. I'll see
what I can find."
So Walter looked high and
low, he twisted the arms' of new
dealers for deals and still couldn't
turn up a late model, very low
mileage vehicle with the name
'Explorer' on it. He found them
with almost new price tags on
them. Dealers were fond of their
Explorers. .' '

SO 'I BOUGHT A new Aero-
star for about the price I didn't
want to pay but felt I had to if I
was to become the owner of a


new vehicle.
For the first time in over 35
years. I am not the owner of a
station wagon. I had grown fond
of station wagons. In my estima-
tion, they were the handiest vehi-
cle a person could ever own. I like
them so much I can't understand
why at least every other vehicle
on the road isn't a station wagon.
My station wagon and I have
gone camping together, with me
sleeping in, the back at night. 'We
hive gone on trips, with my lug-
gage in the back where I had
room for it and could easily ac-
cess it. We had gone' to ball
games with the kids, and later In
life, the grandchildren, able to
curl up in back and sleep. all the
way home. I have hauled newspa-
pers, lumber, firewood, top soil,
etc, in the back without having to
go 'borrow ariother vehicle.. It .has
been all overwithout any trouble.
I REMEMBER BACK when I,
bought my 1972 station wagon. .I


had gone to Otis Py'le to place the
order and he told me it would it
would cost just a over $5.000.
"Otis. I never would have thought
I would have to pay more than
$5,000 for a Ford!r I told him.
I would have dearly loved to
have found a new Ford for as lit-
tle as $5,000. when I started
making plans to replace my faith-
ful old station wagon.
I'm going to have to learn to
drive all over again with my ne.w
vehicle. It 'has me. sitting in a
chair, not sitting with my legs
out-stretched. I sit up high, with
picture window vision of my sur-
roundings. No telling how many
things I just missed hitting with
my old wagon just because I nev-
er saw them. Plenty of leg room is
also a plus, as is the climate con-
trol. The seats are Rke a comfort-
able couch, which is attractive to
people my age. The six-cylinder
engine doesn't overpower me.
If only they didn't cost so
Smuchl


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Date Time t. Time Ht.
Feb.-11. 8:28.a.m. L -0.1 11:40 p.m. H 0.7
; i' Feb. 12- 8:21 a.m. L 0.1
Feb. 13 12:27 a.m. H 0.5. 7:42 a.m. L 0.2
.. ,-- 1:47 p.m.-H 0.3 6:40 p.m. L 0.2
Feb. 14 1:25 a.m. H 0.4 6:22 a.m. L 0.2
1:43 p.m. H 0.5, 9:58 p.m. L 0.2
Feb. 15 2:08 p.m. H .0.6
': Feb. 16 12:40 a.m. L 0.1 2:45 p.m. H 0.8
Feb. 17 1:52 a.m. L -0.1 3:31 p.m. H 0.9


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you didn t Know anything about
It. Besides, they're not going to do
anything to you-you'll be the
only quarterback left."
'Who's driving the getaway.
Scar?"
"%Vavford Washburn."
'Wayfordi Doesn't .his uncle
own the newspaper?"
"He's O.K.. plus he's got a
car." -
"It's settled. Let's go for it!"
"Yes, let's do it!"
"All for one and one for all."
0 0 0 C, C, 0 0 :> ) > 0 0 0 :, 0 0e
'Yogi, didn't I see you talking
with the preacher a couple of
times this week?"
"Well. 1. uh, I, uh, well. .
No Comment,
Kesley

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February Designated
Black History Month
February has been designat-
ed as Black History Month In Port
St. Joe and various events have
been scheduled throughout .the
month to commemorate the
achievements of black Americans.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Feb. 13 "Annual Old Fash-
ion Convention". New Bethel
A.M.E., 7:00; Feb. 14 City Wide
Choir Anniversary: Feb. 16 -
Youth Night; Feb. 19 "Annual
Black History Banquet" at D. W.
Jon Recreation Center, 7:00; Feb.
20 City Wide Mission, Thomp-
son's Temple, 3:00 and prison
program at Gulf Correctional
Institution; Feb. 23 prison pro-
gram at Gulf Co. Forestry Camp;
Feb. 24 Youth Talent Night;
Feb. 25 Eastern Star program;
Feb. 27 City Wide Choir Union,
New Bethel Baptist. 3:00.


WINTER RAW BAR HOURS:
Tuesday Thursday: noon 8 p.m .
Friday and Saturday: noon 9 p.m.
The World's Finest
Oysters r


*Shrimp
*Crabs,-

Enjoy the best from St. Joseph Bay
and Indian Lagoon with us.

INDIAN PASS

RAW BAR
(ON C-30 SOUTH OF PORT ST. JOE) 4


will receive two (2) months com-
modities on these dates, therefore
it Is very IMPORTANT that every-
one bring a bag or box.
The distribution will take
place in Port St. Joe and \Vewa-
hitchka at the Senior Citizen's
Buildings. The Distribution in
Port St. Joe will be on Tuesday,
February 15th, from 1:00 p.m.
until 3:00 p.m. E.S.T. and the
distribution in Wewahitchka will
be on Thursday, February 17th.
from 12:00 p.m. until 2,00 p.m.

Parent Awareness
The Parent Awareness Group
will meet Tuesday. Feb. 15, at 7
p.m. in the County Commission
Meeting Room at the Gulf County
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-- and Treasurer, Jim Faison. Not present at the installation
i. banquet was Sue Marley, Secretary. The new officers were
i, installed by George Y. Core.



tful Year of Activity

Evening At Annual Banquet Meeting


One never knows where one might find some "bits of wisdom".
Below are some priceless gems I found in the Farmers' Almanac, for
the year of our Lord,; 1994. It is an edited almanac, and was given
by The Medicine Shoppe in Panama City.
I hope you enjoy them as much as I did. .
Hands : '
I held her hand in mine one night. 'twas very thin and worn, :
But it held mine Just as tightly as the day that I was born. '
Her gently and expressive hands, etched by work and care.,
Have folded o'er my bedside many times in humble prayer. ': "
They've washed for me. they've fed me. they've helped me be a man. "
There's something of the Lord, Himself. In every mother's hand.
-Anon .
A Golfing Parody
I think that I shall never see a hazard rougher than a tree: .
A tree o'er which my ball must fly if on the green it is to lie; A '
tree which stands that green to guard, and makes the shot extreme-
ly hard: NEW C. of C. OFFICERS-Left to right are Directors, Wil
A tree whose leafy arms extend to kill the six Iron shot I send: He Ramsey, Gil Williams, Rocky Motley and Charles Costin
A tree that stands in silence there, while angry golfers rave and Next are President, Tonya Nixon; Vice-President, Ralph Rish

swear. I
Irons were made for fools like me who cannot ever miss a tree.
-There are so many labor-saving devices on the market today that
a person has to work all his life to pay for them. J ve
-It's quite a puzzle to figure out whom "popular prices" are popular
With. Installs New Officers Monday
-Few pleasures in this life can match that of coming through an
income tax audit-with a refund!
-To get the best in an argument, keep out of It. A full house was present for
-Everyone should travel-if only to get himself acquainted with the the Chamber of Commerce annu-
comforts of home. al dinner festivities at the Centen-
-Father to belligerent son: "Just remember one thing. I know a lot nial Building Monday evening
more about being young than you do about being old." and witnessed the installation of
-Playing golf is like raising children-you keep thinking you'll do Tonya Nixon as president and the
better next time. seating of four new directors to
SI J serve three year terms.
With outgoing president
Ralph Roberson presiding over
.. themeeting, the 200 members
S present at the dinner, heard him
ei 1, give a resume of .an active year,
rom Pa /-S 1 especially of progress in the corn-
from Page 2 merce division of Chamber activi-
"We'll get Tank to put on an ties. Roberson reported progress
overcoat to hide the baseball bat. 7r 1 1Tljl MI in adopting the Mainstreet formu-
He'll ease out by the field right at LEl J iki la for local commercial progress
the end of practice on the first and the accomplishments that
day-" to the Editor program has brought to the city.
"Yes. let's hurry and get it Roberson reported viable ac-
done." complishments In other areas as
"-He'll blend right in kind'a Dear Editor: well, such as tourism develop-
inconspicuous like and when Kudos to the Highland View ment. industrial delopment and
Pretty Thing comes along- Fire Department for their quick the strides made by the Chamber
whacko, right on the knee. A good response- not a fire but in build- in commercial development.
lick ought to put him on the shelf ing a ramp and deck to turn an The chamber's main accom-
for a month or more. When he unaccessible mobile home into an plishments were Its accelerated
comes back. it will be too late." accessible one. Marty Posey and efforts of cooperation with the
'Tank can throw the bat in his band of merry men donned Port Authority, the growing JIMSULUVAN
the trash.can behind the Drivers: tool,belts,. wielded hammers and Spaceport activities and dedica- 'Guest Speaker
Ed.bu.ilt@ g as_ he,. tp s,.lnto, .he ,,J .a s e9.yo.ucQul ,ay a, ... ...... 4-.. ...- -... -. .. *
corn held' .kazam! there was. a deck and '
"There will"'be forty guys on ramp. Their resident carpenter., -rd i ies
that field: what if one of them rec- John. did an excellent job design-
ognizes Tank?" ing the ramp and deck' according
"No way, when 'Strong Arm- to the specs required by the
goes down, he'll yell loud enough American For Disability Act. S F 11
to beat the band. There'll be so The Highland View Volunteerlated F eb 15 17
much confusion no one will even Fire Department was quick to the l
notice a big guy wearing a trench call and their hard work and
coat in August running toward commitment needs to be recog- U.S.D.A. commodities will be C.S.T. Recipients must have
the corn field." nized by the community. You are distributed in Gulf County on current commodity card to re
"tell you, i can't miss.." lucky to have such people in your February 15th & 17th to those ceive their commodities. Ther
"Uh f Touank hits the right community so willing to lend a who are eligible. Eligibility is will be no registration at the dis
gu an s helping hand when asked. based on total household income trubuUon centers. If any one ha
guy.e'll get pltures.. Sincerely, not in excess of the State- questions concerning their elig
'VWhat if--'" Lois D. Oswald. RN. BSN, established maximum percentage ability, they should call 227-1735
"Don't worry. say MPH, COHN, CRRN of the poverty line for the appro- 639-5068, or come by the Comn-
"Don't worry, you just say Case Manager private household size. Recipients modity Office in the Gulf Count


Courthouse prior to these dates.
WVewahitchka residents may come
to the Old Courthouse on
Wednesday, February 16th, from
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. C.S.T., to
certi,. for commodities. To certify
or re-certify you will need to bring
proof of income or food stamp pa-
pers.
"Acceptance and participa-
tion" in the program is the same
for everyone without regard to
race, color, national origin, age,
sex, or handicap.


tion of the Tapper Bridge. The
Chamber's work with the Magnet-
ic North development of north
Florida was also noted.
The Chamber had also been
very active in the school system's
Blueprint 2000 and the county
Shop at Home emphasis.
GUEST SPEAKER
Jim Sullivan, chairman of the
Alabama Public Service Commis-
sion, was introduced as the
speaker of the evening by John
Vaughn, vice-president of St. Jo-
seph Telecommunications.
Sullivan had ties with Port St.
Joe back in the 1940's through
his father, C. J. Sullivan, who.
along with John BIount, founded
St. Joe Furniture Company.
Sullivan kept his audience
loose and laughing for about 20
minutes and then waxed serious
for about five minutes as he drove



Deed-
aly glad to see that it will contin-
ue to be of benefit and use to the
community in this manner. I'm
sure the City will use the proper-
ty wisely."
In receiving the deed, Mayor
Frank Pate remarked, "I personal-
ly thank Mr. Belin and St. Joe
Forest Products Company for
making It possible for the City to
secure this property. We also
thank them for their role in join-
ing with First Union Bank in
making it possible to purchase
the property between here and
the highway, also." Pate said the
deed should change hands in a
few days for. the property now

Correction
p In last week's Star, some peo-
ple Interpreted outr reference to'
the School Board being in "execu-: _
Strive. session." as meaning the
Board was in closed session. '
The Board is forbidden by law
of meeting in closed session. The
term "executive session" referred
to the -fact that the Board was
meeting: In a session other than
their regularly -scheduled meet-
ing.,


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home the point that "A house di-
vided cannot stand." He said a
community, like a house, needs
good leaders to make it progress.
He outlined four requirements for
a good leader as having. 11 abili-
ty; 2] hard work; 31 high standard
of ethics; 41 emotional maturity.
Sullivan closed by saying, "I
know a lot of people who could
have accomplished more if they
had thought about themselves
less and others more."
NEW OFFICERS
In addition to Tonya Nixon as
president. George Y. Core presid-
ed over the installation of Ralph
Rish as xice president; Jim Fai-
son, treasurer;. Sue Marley. secre-
tary. and new Directors Charles
Costin, Rocky Motley, Willie Ram-
sey and Gil Williams.
President Nixon presented
Roberson with an award for his
term as president.



from Page 1
known as 'First Union'Bankl
Park". giving the city a substan-
tial piece of land for development
as a park.
The City received a $75,000
grant from the state of Florida to
develop the land covered under
the deed received Tuesday.





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The Local
The following books have just
arrived at the Port St. Joe Li-
brary. Some of these have been
purchased with Collection Devel-
opment Grant money through the
Northwest Regional Library Sys-
tem, and the Library Service and
Construction Act.,
Hover's Materlist of Major
U.S. Companies 1993; Patent It
Yourself-Pressman; The Source
Book Of Franchise Opportunities-
Bond; How To Get Every Penny
You're Entitled to from Social Se-
curity; Computer Anxiety? In-
stant Relief-Ryan; Yale University
School of Medicine Heart Book;
The Complete Homeopathy Hand-
book-Castro; Staying Healthy in
a Risky Environment; Taber's


Leslie Pope

Has Birthday
Leslie Pope celebrated her
fourth birthday on .Sunday, Janu-
ary 16th with a Treasure Trolls
party at her home. All of her very
special friends; Canda Borden,
Rebekah Bearden, WhiLney and
Nathan Evans, Jason and Brandi
Price, Sam Ellmer, Carolyn Mar-
ley and her brother Matthew was
there to enjoy the fun.
Leslie i! the daughter of Tim
arid Sandy Pope of Port St. Joe.

Democratic
Women's Club
A free continental breakfast
hosted by the :Gulf County
Branch NAACP to organize a Gulf
County Democratic. Women's
Club will be, on Saturday, Febru-
ary .2,. 10:00 a.m. till 12:00'
noo atk the county library, Port
St. Ae. Mrs. Louise D. Conerly,
Regional Chair for the Democratic
Women's Club of Florida, Inc. will
be presenter. The .public is cor-
dially .invited to attend and partic-
ipate in the planning.


Jennifer Gaddis
" you are quite a pear(,
My scuba diving gird


Let's see what Satuiday brings
9Happy 'Birtfhday number 14!
'ie lwe youW
Mtom, 'Dad, Stephanie, & Stepfun


Library
Cyclopedia Medical Dictionary;
Current Medical Diagnosis &
Treatment Mind, Body Medicine:
How to Use Your mind for Better
Health; American Medical Associ-
ation Guide To Your Family's
Symptoms; How to Tell If Your
Kids Are Using Drugs-Dimoff;
Death and Dignity-Quill; The
Hospice Handbook-Beresford;
When Parents Age: What Chil-
dren Can Do-Adams; The Black
Health Library Guide to Obesity,
Diabetes, Stroke, Heart Disease,
Hypertension; The Arthritis
Sourcebook-Brewer; Arthitis:
What Exercises Work-Sobel; An
Aspirin Handbook-Fraedon; An
Asprin A Day-Castleman; The Su-
per Pyramid Eating Program-
Spiller; Eat .More Weigh Less-
Omish; American Heart Associa-
tion Cookbook; Great Expecta-
tions: An Illustrated Guide to
your Preganancy, your birth- Van
Der Meer; Eating Expectantly-
Swinney; .Breastfeeding your
Baby-Jones; The Alpha Book of
Cancer and Living; Coping with
Radiation Therapy-Cukier; Wom-
en's Cancers-McGinn; Breast
Cancer Journal-Wittman; The Sil-
icone Breast Implant Controver-'
sery-Vasey

It's A Boy!
Rita and Marvin Hollings--
worth of Phoenix, Arizona, proud-
ly announce the birth of their
son, Charles Marvin Hollings-
worth, Jr., on February 2. He
weighed 9 pounds, 7 oz.
Grandparents are Sara and
Bill Tharp and Charles Norris
Hollingsworth: greatgrandparents
are, James and Odie Watford, and
Marvin and Ruby Hollingsworth;
and great-great-grandparent is
Mae Hicks. All grandparents are
local residents.













Cory Alexander Dowless


It's A Boy!
Cory Alexander Dowless was
born on December 29 in Ward B,
45th MEDDAC, Caserma Ederle,
Italy. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 oz.
and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Cory is the son of Kenneth M.
and Patrea T. Dowless. His big
brother' is Kenneth Cameron
Dowless, who will, be three years
old this month.
Grandparents are Betty and
Elmer Briggs of Cape ,San Blas,
who" are anxiously awaiting to
Meet the niew arrival. Coiy is
-planning a vist .for later this year
(he still has to get his passport!).


Card of Thanks
We would like to take this
time to thank all of our dear
friends fjbo their prayers, visits,
phone calls, food, and flowers
and other acts of kindness during
the illness and passing of our
loved one, James A. Glenn
The family of James A. Glenn


DAR Has Meeting Feb. 16
The St. Joe Chapter DAR will essay "Coming to America in Co-
hold its monthly meeting Feb. 16 lonial Days", given by winners of
at 12 noon at St. Joe Garden local school essay contest win-
Club Center. Program will be the ners.


Alison Michele Handley and Kevin Lee Joiner


SEng
James and Elaine Handley of
Port St.,Joe announce the en-
gagement and approaching mar-
riage of their daughter, Alison Mi-
chele, to Ke\in Lee Joiner, son of
Jerry and Charlotte Joiner of


Reception

To Honor

Actress
On Friday, February 11, the.
Artemis Gallery and Cultural
than Center in historic Apalachi-
cola is hosting a reception and
book signing for renowned ac-
tress Cleo Holladay Partington.
Cleo is a member of the Parting-
ton family, new owners -of the
Dixie-Theatre in downtown Apa-
lachicola. "
The ABC s of the Theatre Etj-
quette is a delightful little paper'-
back that every theatre goer
should read and have on-hanr. -.
The reception begins at 7:00
p.m. at the Artemis Gallery, 67
Commerce Street, Apalachicola.
. In addition, Long Dream Gal-
lery, Palmyra Gallery, and the
new Gallery 75 will be open.

Class of 74
Making Plans
For Reunion
There will be a meeting on
Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at PSJHS to
make plans for the 20 year reun-
ion of the Class of '74. Tentative
date for reunion is July 8 & 9. All
class members are urged to at-
tend arid participa te.
For more information, send a
SASE to Traci Gaddis, P.O. Box
13187, Mexico Beach, 32410, or
call (904) 648-5474, 647-5108, or
227-1605.


ged
Panama City.
Alison is a 1990 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School and at-
tended Gulf Coast Community
College. She is presently em-
ployed by Bay Medical Center of
Panama City, as a Respiratory
Therapist.
Kevin is a 1990 graduate of
Mosely High School and is pres-
ently employed by Coca Cola Bot-
tling C,o., of Panama City.
The wedding will take place
Saturday, May 14, at 3:00 p.m.,
E.S.T., "at- the First Baptist
Church, Port St. Joe. A reception
will follow in the social hall. All
friends and relatives of the couple
are invited to join them on the
special occasion.


Lasagna Dinner
Planned Feb. 11
The Altar Society of Our Lady
bf Guadalupe Catholic Church in
Mexico Beach will sponsor a la-
sagna'dinner on Friday. Feb. 11,
from 4:30-& p.m. CST.
.The menu includes lasagna,
salad, dessert, and a beverage.
The cost is .$6 foradults, $3 for
children (14 & under), and take-
.out orders will be,$6.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, F, THURSDAY, FEB. 10, 1994


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The Florida Panhandle Pri-
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are working together to improve-
the quality of employment and'
training services available to the


residents of Gulf and Franklin
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Through a strong partner-
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Both offices are open five days a
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Kiwanis Club.'
Donates Funds
Kiwanis Club President Gil
Williams presents Cathy Col-
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teacher at Highland View Ele-
mentary School, with a check'
for $1,125.00 to help defray
expenses on their trip to Phila-
delphia. "
The class is one of four in
the nation invited to attend
special Freedom Foundation
classes in the Pennsylvania
city. Looking on are Clarissa
Thomas and Seth Williams.


Learn to

Cook, Learn

How To Diet
The Gulf County Cooperative
Fxtension Service is sponsoring a
Home Economic Seminar for all
interested persons in Gulf County
and surrounding counties.-
L The-`ineeting will" be" held
Tuesday, February 15, at 6 p.m.
CT In the Cooperative Extension
Conference Room located in the
Old Courthouse in Wewahitchka.
Topics to be discussed are
diet tips for the 90's and cooking
lean.
These topics will be discussed
by Extension Homme Economics
Specialist. Dr. Mabel Edlow locat-
ed at Florida A&M University, Tal-
lahassee.
For more Information, con-
tact the Gulf County Cooperative
Extension Service (904) 639-
3200.


Card of Thanks
"Rudy's back" after two
months at UAB, Brain Institute In
Birmingham, AL, for treatment. I
would like to take this opportuni-
ty to thank all the churches for
including me on their prayer list,
the many, many friends in Gulf
County, the calls,, cards, and
prayers. .
This has made the long hours
of being away from home and the
constant treatments bearable. I
am doing fine. The treatment cen-
ter is doing everything possible to
help with my problem and I have
all the confidence that when I re-
turn at the end of February, they
will be able to give me a good
progress report.
I humbly thank each and eve-
ry one for your concern.
.I am proud to be a citizen of
this :great county.
F.lR. "Rudy'! Pippin, Jr.


employers to train new employees
with the help of a financial back-
er-the PIC. Training new em-,
ployees always results in some
decrease in productivity. Compa-
nies can compensate' for that loss
by receiving a reimbursement of
up to 50% of a new trainee's base
wage.
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The Job Service of Florida op-
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'.Florida Department of Labor, and
.Employment Security (DLES).
DLES' 'mission is to increase the
.quality, flexibility, and diversity of
Florida's labor force through a co-
ordinated effort with other agen-
cies responsible 'for education, ec-
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management. Since employer tax-
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Service offices, all services are
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Accessible statewide, Job Ser-
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in the process' of matching
trained employees with available
jobs. Some of the many services
offered includes listing and adver-
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matching qualified prospective
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vides labor market information.
testing, employment counseling,
work skills workshop training, as-
sistance with unemployment
compensation claims,, and more.
For additional information, visit
'or contact your local Job Senrvice
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The Florida Panhandle Pri-
v'ate Industry Council, Inc. (PIC)
Is a federally funded, private non-
profit agency designated as the
administrative entity and grant
recipient of the Job Training Part-
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ployment and training program.
Since 1982, JTPA has served
thousands of individuals who, for
various reasons, needed assis-
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JTPA will provide employment
and' training opportunities to
qualified Individuals at no cost.
These employment and train-
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through linkages with local gov-
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chambers of commerce. The need
for this coalition is vital in. order
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Northwest Florida.
The PIC also works closely
with area post-secondary insUtu-
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training for demand occupations.
Based on demand occupations In
our areas, the PIC sponsors occu-
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participant's books and tuition.
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McDonald, JTPA; and Robin, Retz-
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to help with your direct employ-
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you to the proper individual or
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Local Science Fairs Held Last Week
This past Thursday, the sci-.
ence fair for the Port St. Joe Jr.-
Sr. High School was held in the
Science Department at the high
school. There was a total of 99
projects entered in the fair this .
year. There were 27 7th grade
projects, which made up the jun-
ior division. The 72 9th through
12th grade projects made up the
senior division.
The top finishers in the junior
division are as follows: 1st place-
Julia Six, 2nd place-Brett Lowry,
3rd.place-Katie Kilburn. The stu-
dents receiving Honorable Men- .
tion were O'Dell Dandy, Jim Fai- T
son,. Shannori Causey, Tracey
Fitzgerald, Joy Miller, Jason
Gainnie, Jonathon Richardson,
and Kara McDaniel. The top five
finishers in the junior .division
will attend, the Chipola Regional
Science Fair on March 3 and 4.
The top finishers In the sen-
ior division are, as follows: 1st --
place-Teresa Evensen, 2nd place- SR. HIGH DIVISION: Michelle Garland, Amy Buzzett, Jamie. White, Kayce Knox, Gena Johnson, Tina
Tina KIope; 3rd place- Clay Whit- Klope, Karen Thomas, and Teresa Evensen. Standing, Charlie Lanford, Kristian Richbourg, Clay Whit-
field. The students receiving Hon- field, and Jesse Colbert.
orable Mention were Christy .,
Wood, Kristian Rlchbourg,
Charlie Lanford, Gena Johnson,
Jesse Colbert, Karen Thomas,
Kayce Knox, Michelle Garland,
and Jamie White. The top team ,
finishers in the senior division
will attend the Chipola Regional
Science Fair on March 3 and 4.
The Garden Club's Environ-
mental Award was given to Amy
Buzzett and the Horticultural
Award was given to Karen Thom-
as.
SThe Science Fair director was
John Rainwater, a science teach-
er at the high school. They would
like to thank the Box Plant for do-
nating materials used in the Sci-.
ence Fair, and would like to rec-
ognize the Science Fair judges
who were provided by the St. Joe
Paper Conipany. The judges were
,.Chris Jones, Pansy Flowers. Eric
Prather, and Kevin Knight This
has been one of the most suc-
cessful Science Fairs in recent
years. Thank you to all the stu-
derits, teachers, judges, and the '
parents..


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SooooPodiatristoo-ooo
Diabetes and
Infections
People with diabetes are
especially vulnerable to cer-
tain types of serious foot
problems. Among these, in-
fections can be extremely
damaging. The reason is that
diabetes can prevent infec-
tion-fighting white blood cells
from doing their job. Thus, a
minor infection can quickly
worsen into a severe condi-
tion. In a study of diabetics
who had to hospitalized for
various problems, it was
found thaL one out of five
were admitted because of
very serious infections.
Any break in the skin in-
vites Infection. It is extremely
important for diabetics to do
everything possible to prevent
infection from getting a start.
Don't go barefoot Use luke-
warm water and mild soap to
,bathe the feet daily, and dry
'thoroughly. Trimming corns
or calluses at home with a
sharp blade risks cuts and
infection. Leave such treat-
ment to the podiatrist. Get
regularly scheduled foot
checkups. If your daily foot
inspection shows signs of
possible infection, see the po-
diatrist without delay.
Presented as a service
to the community by
Dr. Stephen Gross
Podiatrist
Hwy. 98
Eastpoint
(904) 670-8999


Highland View Elementary School held its annual science fair
Monday. The winners (with some very good projects) were: first
place (center) Nicole Smith with 'Why Does a Hot Air Balloon Rise?',!
second place (right) Mary Harmon with 'Percolationl", and third
place (left) Kevin Conoley with 'Do Crickets Respond to Different
Sounds?".


Six students from Port St. Joe Elementary School will attend.
the 1994 Regional Science and Engineering Fair on March 3-4 at
Chipola Junior College. Science fair winners are (L-R): Erica Ailes,
Alicia Christie, Lennon Thiel, Rocky Salzer, Clay Smallwood,
Brooks Adkison.


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THE STAR PORT ST. JOE, FI, THURSDAY, FEB. 10, 1994


Rotary He

Lisa Mahlkov, Port St. Joe's
Mainstreet manager, gave the Ro-
tary Club the story in a capsule
Thursday about what the : pro-
gram means to the city and just
what is being accomplished.
"First, let me point out that
Mainstreet is for small cities be-
tween 5,000 and 50,000 popula-
tion so we were turned down,
twice, because we didn't meet the
population criteria. We made ap-
plication on the advice that we
would probably receive desigria-
tiori in spite of our size," Mahlkov


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"But we are still getting all
the benefits of Mainstreet, even
though we didn't make the cut
when it came to naming two more
cities as official Mainstreet Cities
in August," she said. "We are re-
ceiving the expertise of state con-
sulting people for making our city
attractive to customers, which is
the main benefit one receives
from having the designation. They'
tell us what to do and we do it
ourselves."
Mahlkov said there are pres-





ently 32 cities designated as
Mainstreet cities in Florida.
"Whatever benefits these cities re-
ceive, they must provide them-
selves. That's what Mainstreet is;
a program of self-help with the
guidance of trained consultants
in different fields.",
Port St. Joe had one survey'
team in town a couple of weeks
ago to see what we had in prepar-
ation to giving advice about how
it, could be made better and more
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* Port St. Joe and give advice as to
. specific needs in the business
district.
Mahlkov said the program is
;going about its duties with the
thought in mind, "What would
you most like to see.happen in
Port St. Joe?" and then determine
how it can be brought about.
Guests of the club were Bob
Bolduc of Michigan, Steve South-.
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Weather

Training
Members of various Gulf
County organizations gathered
'Friday to hear Eric Esbensen,
pictured above, meteorologist
with the Apalachicola National
Weather Service. Esbensen gave
those assembled training on be-
ing weather spotters.
Organizations attending this
training session were Gulf County
Search & Rescue: Gulf County
Emergency Management Coordi-
nator (911); Gulf Amateur Radio
Society (I-AMM): St. Joe Forest
Products Co.; St. Joseph Land
and Development Co. woodlands

Free Smoke
Detectors
Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners and Gulf Coast
Electric Coop are offering free
smoke detectors to homeowners
In Gulf County. If you do not
presently have a smoke detector
and wish to have one Installed,
please pickup an application from
any of the following locations: Of-
fice of Emergency Management,
Gulf County Courthouse: City
Clerk's Office. City Hall, Port St.
Joe; or City Clerk's Office. City
Hall, Wewahltchka. The smoke
detectors are being installed by
the appropriate Volunteer Fire
Department.


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NOTICE OF CHANGE
OF LAND USE
The City of Wewahitchka proposes to change the use of land
within the area shown In the map in this advertisement and to
adopt an ordinance to change the land use from residential to
mixed residential/commercial.
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SORANGE6 ST. -61 "'. '- "



Notice is hereby given of the intent to adopt this ordinance at a
meeting of the City Commission at the City hall. Wewahitchka, Flor-
ida, on March 7, 1994, at 6:30 p.m., Central Standard Time and to
have a first reading of the ordinance at its regular meeting on Feb-
ruary 21, 1994 beginning at 6:30 p.m. CST. ,
All interested parties are invited to present their comments at
the public hearing at the time and place set out above.
Publish: February 10, 1994.


Wewahitchka
Public Library
Renovated
The Wewahitchka Branch
Library has recently undergone
renovation, and the Gulf County
Library Advisory Board will hold
an open house this Friday for the
public. The Wewa Branch is
located in the Old Courthouse
building.
The open house will be from
noon until six p.m. central time,
with a reception during the hours
of 4:00E- 6:00.

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Sharks C

PORT ST. JOE, 85
HAVANA, 56
Port SL Joe took first place in
the District 3 competition and
first seed in the District tourna-
ment by defeating the Havana
Gladiators 85-56 Friday night.
The Sharks are undefeated in
District play. The Sharks are also
ranked number five in the state
In division AA.
Des Baxter scorched the nets
for 29 points, pacing three'
Sharks who shot in double fig-
ures for the game. John Bryant
had 14 points and Damon Walker
added 11.
The Sharks collected six.
three-point shots with Baxter get-
ting three, Walker collecting three
and Jermaine Larry, one.
Havana made only one real
threat in the game when they
out-scored the Sharks 22-19 in..
the second quarter. The Sharks
had a 34-29 lead at half time.
Score by quarters:
St. Joe 15 19 19 32-85,
Havana 7 2215 12-56
ST. JOE-J. Larry 4-0-9, Ad-
kison 2-2-6, Walker 3-3-11,
Quinn 1-3-5, M. Larry 0-0-0,
Baxter 10-6-29, Bryant 5-4-14,


Wewa T-Ball
T-ball registration-ages 4-
7-- will be held Saturday, Feb.
12, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at
the Wewa T-ball field.
A copy of the birth certificate
is required at time of registration.

PUBLIC NOTICES
JOB NOTICE
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners will accept applications for the position of
Maintenance III:
General labor and maintenance of all types.
Applicant must be a high school graduate or
.eculvalert Applications may be picked up and
submitted at the Gulf County Maintenance De-
pabrient. Gulf County courthouse, 1000 5th St.,
Porl SL Joe, FL Monday-Frlday (8:00 a.m. 3:00
p.m.. EStI The deadline for submitting applica-
tions ITuesday, February 22, 1994, 3:00 p.m.,
EST.
Gulf County enforces a Drug-Free Workplace
Policy and is an Equal Opportunly/Affrmatlve Ac-
tion Employer.
/s/ Warren J. Yeager. Jr.. Chairman
Auttest Benny C. Liser, Clerk of Court
Pubblish: February 10, 1994
3 NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE
The City Commission ofWewahlichka. Flori-
da. proposes to adopt an ordinance changing the
land use of that area located aL the corer of
Orange Streel and State Road 71 in Wewahltchka.
Gulf County. Florida from residential to mixed res;
idential/commercial. the tide to said Ordinance
being as follows-
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COM-
PREHENSIVE PLAN OF WEWAHITCHKA.,
FLORIDA, BY AND THROUGH AMEND-
MENT OF LAND DEVELOPMENT REGU-
LATIONS OF WEWAHITCHKA. FLORIDA.
PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY UNDER
FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 163.3187;
SPECIFICALLY CHANGING THE LAND
USE OF THAT AREA LOCATED ON THE
CORNER OF ORANGE STREET AND
STATE ROAD 71 IN WEWAHITCHKA IN
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA. FROM RESI
DENTAL TO MLXED RESIDENTIAL/
COMMERCIAL IN THE AREA INCLUDED
IN THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION; PROVID-
ING FOR A COPY ON FILE AND PROVID-
ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Notice Is hereby given of the intent to adopt.
tis ordinance at a meeting of the City Con'rmis-.
ston at the City Hall. Weiwahltchka. Florida. on
March 7. 1994. at 6:30 pm. Central Standard
Time and to have a Rfirst reading of the ordinance
at its regular meeting on February 21. 1994 begin-
ning at S:30 p.m. CST.
All interested parties are Inved to present
their comments at the public hearing at the time
and place set out above.
RAY DICKENS. MAYOR
crY OF WEWAHITCHKA, FLORIDA
Publish February 10. 1994


Saturday Last Day


to Register for Ball

Port St. Joe Dixie Youth baseball registration will con-
clude this Saturday, February 12. Registration will be held
from 10:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. at the Port St. Joe Fire Station,
located on Williams Avenue for children ages five to 12 years.
A child must turn five years old but not older than 12 by Au-
gust 1, 1994.
All new players must bring a copy of their birth certifi-
cate and their social security number to be left in the league
file in order to register. Remember kids, spring is the time for
the great American pastime, baseball




New Antler Rule Is


Being Considered


The Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission has directed its
staff to prepare hunting and fish-
ing rule change proposals for 'fi-
nal action In March.
The Commission met at its
Tallahassee headquarters Thurs-
day and Friday and heard staff
reports and recommendations
concerning proposals to establish
a five-inch minimum antler
length for deer to be taken during
hunting season, excluding arch-
ery season when anteriess deer
still would be legal game.
Other proposed regulations
would extend the three-day muz-
zle loading gun hunting season


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by six days in the south and cen-
tral regions and would prohibit
taking of antlerless deer on most
wildlife management areas during
archery season In the Everglades
region.
Concerning fisheries, the
Commission staff will draft regu-
lation proposals to; authorize
bow-fishing at night in the North-
west Region for nongame fish ex-
cept catfish; remove the special
13-inch minimum size limit for
black bass taken in the Escambia
River; establish a six-catfish daily,
bag limit for fish management
areas where the Commission
stocks catfish; and provide two
weigh-in options for permitted,
bass tournament anglers during
June, July, and August One op-
tion would be to conduct one
weigh-in by 3 p.m., and the other
would allow multiple weigh-in,
not more than six hours apart.'
Permits are required for all tour-
naments with more than 100 par-
ticipants, and for tournaments
with 20-99 participants that tem-'
porarily want to allow anglers to
retain more than one bass over-
22 inches until weigh-in, followed
by releasing all of their bass.
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If your child's permanent teeth
are crowded because of an extra
tooth or a tooth growing where it
shouldn't, your dentist will know the
best time to extract it.
If it's a baby tooth, he may
want to extract the extra tooth right
away so the permanent teeth will
have the room they need when they
erupt. But if it's a case of crowding
of permanent teeth, he may want to
wait until the' child is older and all
the permanent teeth are in place.
It's a question of timing, of knowing
the ideal time to relieve the crowd-


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;naiK up
Crosby 2-1-5, Williams 3-0-6.
HAVANA--Gaines 4-2-10,
Robinson 6-0-14, Davis 6-0-12,
Richardson 1-3-5, Holton 4-1-9,
Hatcher 1-0-2, Harris 1-2-4.
PORT ST. JOE 74,
APALACHICOLA 65
The Apalachicola Sharks put
up a fight for three quarters Sat-
urday night, but a 12-24 second
quarter spelled their defeat at the
hands of their Port St. Joe neigh-
bors. It was coach Vern Eppin-
ette's 350th victory of his coach-
ing career.
Des Baxter was the high
point man for the Sharks for the
second night in a row, as he
canned 19 points in the winning
effort. Kendrick'Addison had 14
points to his credit and John
Bryant added 12. Addison also
had three treys, Adkison 2, and.
Quinn and Baxter each had one.
The Sharks had a 40-26 lead
at half time.
Maurice Williams was high
point man for Apalachicola with
20 points to his credit..
Score by quarters:
St. Joe 16 24 18 16-74
Apalach 14 12 23 16-65
ST. JOE-J. Larry 2-1-5, Ad-
klson 5-1-14, Adkison 3-0-8,
Walker 2-0-4, Quinn 1-1-4, M.
Larry 1-0-2, Baxter 7-4-19,
Bryant 4-4-12, Williams 3-0-6.
APALACH-Evans 6-6-18,


Sharks Plan

100 Inning

Ballgame
The Port St. Joe High School
baseball team will be holding
their second annual 100 inning
ball game February 24-26. This
game will be used as a fund rais-
er prior to the opening of their
season.
The team will be getting
pledges per inning or donations
for the game. All money collected
will go toward the Port St. Joe
baseball program.


Girls' Softball

Registration
It's, time to register for the
1994 Girls' Softball season. All
girls who will be 7-14 years old by
September I will be eligible to
register. The Intent of the softball
program is to add a division for
girls ages 13-14. This will depend
upon the number of girls in this
age group who sign up to play.
Registration will be held from 9-
12 at the Athletic House on Sat-
urday, Feb. 12, and Saturday,
Feb. 19. The registration fee is
$25. for more information, call
Margaret Ellmer at 227-7280.

Rifle Club
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 10,
starting at 6:30 p.m. All members
are invited to attend. Anyone in-
terested in trap shooting is invit-
ed to come to the meeting. The
club will start shooting trap in a
few weeks. Members are remind-
ed that this year's dues are due
and should be paid by March 1.


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insures warm wintry coat for dogs
& cats.
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229-2727.
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ing and speaking. They also affect
appearance. Obviously, you're con-
cerned about your child's appear-
ance and health. If it's a dental
problem, it should be taken care of
BEFORE it becomes more difficult
to treat.
That's what makes regular den-
tal checkups important. If there's
any problem, including crowded
teeth, it can be treated before it
gets out of hand.
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,Cargill 8-1-18, Davis 0-3-3, Wil-
liams 8-4-20, Milliner 2-0-4,
Manning 1-0-2.
PORT ST. JOE, 71
GODBY, 65
The Sharks continued their
winning ways as the season en-
tered its final phase and raised
their stock in state standings by
a notch to number four.
The Sharks ended a perfect
week by handing a 71-65 defeat
to Tallahassee Godby Tuesday, in
the Coliseum.
It was a see-saw game until
late in the final quarter, when
Damon Walker and Des Baxter
hit three-pointers to put the
Sharks ahead to stay.
Baxter led the Shark scoring
for the third straight game, with
21 points. John Bryant had 15
and Chad Quinn added 11 for the
Sharks. -
In addition to Baxter and
Walker's treys, Quinn and Barry
Adkison each hit for two and Ken-
drick Addison had one.
Godby was led by Jamle
Richardson's 22 points.


PORT ST. JOE, 45
JEFFERSON COUNTY, 43
The Lady Sharks finished up
their game schedule Monday
night with a flourish as they
edged Jefferson County, 45-43. It,
. was a narrow win, but it was a
win, hiking their season record to
10-10.
The Lady Sharks had a com-
fortable lead at the end of three
quarters of play, but the Tigers.
put on a last quarter surge to
bring the score close at the end of
the game. The Sharks had a 25-
14 margin at half time.
Kendra McDaniel led the'
Lady Sharks with her 13 points
and 16 rebounds. Mistyr Wood
chipped in 13 points and Stepha-
nie Maxwell added 11.
Score by quarters:


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The Cougars had a narrow,
32-30 lead at half time.
Score by quarters:
St. Joe 102023 18-71
Godby 14 18 18 15,-65
ST. JOE--J. Larry 2-2-6, Ad-
dison 2-025, Adkison 2-0-6, Walk-
er 1-1-4, Quinn 3-3-11, Baxter 9-
2-21, M. Larry 1-0-2, Bryant 7-1-
15, Williams 0-1-1.
GODBY-Butler 6-5-11, Rich-
ardson 7-4-22, Harrison 3-0-8,
Plummer 3-1-7, Maples 3-5-11.

DURING THE coming week of
play. the Sharks will complete
their regularly scheduled season
prior to.the tournaments. Wewa-
*:hitchka will host the Sharks Fri-
day night. The team has Quincy
Shanks in the Coliseum Saturday
night. Panama City Moqley will
host the final game of the sched-
ule Monday night.
The first of the tournament
series will begin Thursday, Febru-
ary 17, when the District contest
will begin, played in the Coli-
seum.


St Joe 11 1513 6-45
Jefferson 10' 4 7 22-43
ST. JOE-McDaniel 5-3-13,
Maxwell 3-5-11, M. Wood 4-5-13,
C. Wood 3-0-6, Kilbournm -0-2.
JEFFERSON-Campbell 3-0-
7, Parrish 2-1-5, Liebold 0-2-2,
Williams 5-2-12, Grumity 2-0-4,
Scott 4-1-10, Broclknan 1-0-3.'
THE LADY SHARKS begin
tournament play Friday evening
at 7:00 p.m. in District 3 2A
against Havana. The game will be
in the R. Marion Craig Coliseum.
Should the Sharks win, they will
,play the Sub Regional tourna-
ment Tuesday here in Port St.
Joe. If they lose Friday's game,
they will play the- Sub Regional
Tuesday at either Monticello or
Florida High.


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Vicky L. Waters
Vicky Lynn Waters, 29, of
Highland View, passed away early
Saturday morning at St. Joe
Beach due to injuries sustained
in an automobile accident. She
wasreared in Iowa and had been
a resident here since last July.
Survivors Include two daugh-
ters, Shanna Mahte Powell- and
-Peggy Joan Waters, both of High-
land View; her parents, Milton -
and Delores Milligan of Warsaw,
MO; three brothers, Rocky Camp-
bell of Kansas City, MO, Ralph
-^Campbell of Savannah, MO, and
Buddy Milllgan of Cloche, MN;
four sisters, Shirley Knapp of
Monte Vista, CO, Colleen Kelly of
Redding. IA, Sandi Neal of Mexico
Beach, and Peggy Sams of St. Joe
Beach: her fiance,. Justin Ander-
son of Highland View; and many
nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held
at 2:00 p.m. EST Tuesday 'at
Comforter Funeral Home, con-
ducted by the Rev. Ron Wagner.
Interment followed in Holly Hill
Cemetery.
All services were under the'
direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home.

Lauris S. Mixon
Lauris S. Mixon. 55, of Wewa-
hitchka, passed away Thursday


evening in Calhoun-Liberty Hos-
pital following a brief Illness. A
native of DeFuniak Springs, she
has been a resident of Wewa-
hitchka for 'the past 21 years and
was an active member of Dalkeith
Baptist Church where she served
as church treasurer.
Survivors include her hus-
band, Elvin Mixon of Wewahitch-
ka; two sons, Ricky McMillion
and Arnie McMillion, both of We-
wahitclika; three daughters, Kar-
en Strickland and Phyllis' Cox,
both of Wewahitchka, and Cas-
sandra' Spencer of Pensacola;
nine grandchildren; her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Spence of
DeFuniak Springs; a brother, Ro-
nald Spence of Jacksonville; and
three sisters, Wynell Rice' and Ge-
raldine Petrie of Jacksonville. and'
Carolyn Gorman of Houston. TX.
The funeral service was held
at 2:00 p.m. CST Sunday at the
Westside Baptist Church, con-
ducted by the Rev. Harold Wil-
liams and the Rev. Nick Davis. In-
terment followed in Roberts
Cemetery.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home. Wewahitchka Branch
Chapel.

Margaret Shirah
Margaret Daniell Shirah. age
71. of Port St. Joe, died Sunday


( Public Notices ]


NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER
FICTITIOUS NAME
Notice ts hereby given that the undersigned.
under the provision of Chapter 90-267 [Secuon
865 09). laws of Florida will register with the Divi-
sion of Corporations. Flonda Department of State.
the fictitious name to ll..
SHELL FOOD MART a304. under which business
is engaged in at 609 Monument Ave City or Port
St Joe County oiGulf..Flonda
OWNER
Henmdon Oil Corp.. P 0 Box 655. Abbeville. AL
36310
/s/ C Da.id Herndon 1/14/1994
Publish February 10. 1994

CLL CIIc'uiTiOF Ti, s ESTATE or FLORIDA. IN
AND FOR CULF COLr TY
CASE NO 94 09 CP
PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: Estate of
JAMES A. GLENN.
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS
AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE AND ALL PER-
SONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE-
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED the admmis-
traion of the Estate of JAMES A. GLENN. De-
ceased; Case No. 94-09 CP is pending in the Cir-
cuit Court. for Gulf County, Florida, Probate
Division. and the address of which is Gulf County
Courthouse. Port St. Joe. Florida 32456 The Co-
Personal Represenrtatives of the Estate are AL-
; FRED JOINS and EMMIE JOINTS. The name of
the Personal Representatives' Attorney Is ROBERT
M MOORE. 324 Reid Avenue. P. Q Box 248. Port
SL Joe, Florida 32456 All persons having claims
or demands against the Estate are required withn
THREE 13) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE to file with
the Clerk o above Court a writer staten-.er.t o
any claim or demand they may hase. Each claimr,
must be in wndng and must indicate the basis of
the claim, the name md address of the Claimant
I)- or his Agent or Attorney and the amount claimed.
If the claim is not yet due, the date when it will be.
come due shall be stated. If the claim is contingent
or unliquldated. the nature of the uncertainty
shall be stated. If the claim Is secured, the security
shall be described. The Claimant shall deliver sul'-
icerlnt copies to the Clerk to enable the Clerk to
mail a copy to each Personal Representative.
All persons interested In the Estate to whom
a copy of this Nouce of Administiation has been
mailed are required. WITHIN THREE 13)-MONTHS
FROM THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE, to fRIe any objections they may
hase that challenge the validity of the Decedent's
Will. the qualifIcations of the Person4l Representa-
the, or revenue or jurisdiction of this Court ALL
CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
S DATE of the Rrst publication of id-iis Nonce of
Administration Is. February 10. 1994.
/S/ ALFRED JOINES.
Personal Representsaie
/S/ EMMIE JOINES.
Personal Representatcie
/S/ ROBERT M. MOORE.
Attorney for Personal Representatives
P. o. Box 248
Port St Joe, FL 32456
19041229-8181
Fla Bar N1105269
Publish Feb. 10 and 17, 1991
A STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
I NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT
The Department of Environmental Protection
gives notice of lla intent to Issue a permit to Flori-
da Mining & Materials to construct -a flyash silo
with a Merta baghouse at their Port St. Joe facility
located on the north side of Highway 71. one hal"
mile east of U.S 98


A person whose substantial Interests are al-
fected by the Department's proposed permitting
decision may petition for an administrative pro-
ceeding (hearing) In accordance with Secton
120.57. Florida Statutes. The petition must con-
Lain the Informauon set forth below and must be
filed Ireceived) in the Office of General Counsel of
the Department at 2600 Blair Stone Road, Talla-
hassee. Florida 32399-2400, within 14 days of
publication of this notice. Petitioner shall mail a
copy of the petition to the applicant at the address
Indicated above at the time of filing Failure to file
a petition within this time period shall constitute a
waiver of'any right such person may have to re-
quest an administrative determination (hearingJ
under Section 120.57, Florida Statutes.
The Pention shall contain the following infor-
mation:
S lal) The name, address, and telephone num.
ber of each penuitioner, the applicants name and
address, the Department Permit File Number and
the county In which the project is proposed,
(b) A statement of1 how and when each peti-
tioner received notice of the Department's actions
or proposed action:
Ic) A statement of how each petitioner a sub
SLantiil Interests are affected by the Departments
action or proposed action.
|dP A statement of the maternal facts disputed
by Petitioner. ifi any.
le) A statement of facts which petitioner con-
tends warrant reversal or modification of the De-
partment's action or proposed action;:
III A statement of which rules or statutes pe-
tiorner contends require reversal or mn-dlficallon
of the Department's action or proposed action, and
(g) A statement of the relief sought by peti-
tioner, statng precisely the action petitioner wants
the Department to take with respect to the Depart
mount's action or proposed action.
If a petion is filed, the administrative hear.
ing process is designed to formulate agency action
Accordingly. the Dekfrtrert's final action may be
different frTom "the pat ttoO taka by.Hi-.thfl-rno-
ace. Persons whose substantial Interests will be af-
fected by any decision of the Department with re-
gard to the application have the right to petition to
become' a party to the proceeding The petition
must conform to the requirements specifed aboue
arid be filed Ireceivedl within 14 da)s of publica-
tion of this Intent in the Ol'fice of General Counsel
at the aboue addrea of tie Department. Failure to
petition withm th allowed time Irime constlintutes
a Waihler of any night such person has to request a
hearing under Section 120 57. F S. riand o parnci-
pate as a party to this proceeding Any subsequent
intervention will only be at the approval of the pre
siding officer upon motion filed pursuant to Rule
28 5207. F.A.C.
The application is available for public inspec-
tion during normal business hours. 8 00 a m. to
5 00 p.m. Monday through Frday. except for legal
holidays. at the Northwest Disulcl. 160 Govern.
mental Center, Pensacola. Florida.
Publish February 10. 1994.

LEGAL NOTICE
The Florida Panhandle PriHvate Industry
Council is issuing a Request Ior Proposal 'or the
Title 11 B Sumer Youth Program Ln accordance
with the provisions of the Job Training F-Prmership
Act as-amended In 1992 The following are allowa-
ble actitiles to be provided Intake Certficanon
Assessment. Pre-Efrplo nment/Work Matunty, Clu
zena Ip Skills. Educational Enrichment, Remedia
tin. Work Expenence. Counseling arnd Case Mar,-
agemenr. Job Placement. arnd Suppornie Serlices
For more Iniormatlon cal 1904) 769-3321.
RFPs are due by March 7, 1994. at I 00 p m CST
Minority businesses are encouraged to apply.
Publish February 10, 1994


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morning, February 6, at Gulf
Pines Hospital. Mrs. Shirah
moved to Port St. Joe from Paria-
. ma City 25 years ago.
She was a homemaker and a
member of the Long Avenue Bap-'
tist Church since 1989. Mrs. Shi-
rah is predeceased by her hus-
band, John Ralph Shirah, Sr.
She is survived by three sons,
John Ralph Shirah, Jr., of Port
St. Joe, Donald Thomas Shirah of
Port St. Joe, and William Frank-
lin Shirah and wife Sandl of Free-
mont, Nebraska;. two' brothers.,
James Daniell of Winchester, TN,
and Arnold Daniell of Port St.
Joe; two sisters. Mamie Louise
Smith of Port St. Joe and Nella
Dean Bruce of Kingston, GA; and
five grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Shi-
rah were held Tuesday. February
8, at 2:00 p.m. EST in the Long,
'Avenue Baptist Church with Rev.
Daniel Duncan officiating. Inter-
ment followed in Holly Hill Ceme-
tery. .,.I
All services were under the
direction of Gilmore Funeral
Home.

Dalton Miller
Dalton Miller. 51, of Dothan.,
AL. died Sunday. February 6. at.,
Flowers Hospital in Dothan.
Mr. Miller was born October'
23. 1942, in Gulf County and
lived the early years of his life
here. He moved to Dothan in
1959 and lived there the remain-
der of his life. He was a service
technician for Moore Equipment
Company for the past twenty-five
years. Mr. Miller was a member of
Berean Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife,
Polly Guilford Miller of Dothan;
one son, Curtis Doyle Miller, U.S.
Marine Corps. Memphis, TN: a
daughter, Kimberly Parker of
Webb, AL; a step-daughter, Cindy
Watkins of Dothan; a brother.
Daniel J. Miller of Wewahltchka;
five sisters, Montez Pitts of Port
St. Joe. Mavis Kirkland of Do-
than, Myrtle Fox of White City,
Margaret Ann Harvey and Mary
Anne Givens, both of Tallahassee;
two step-grandchildren. Jennifer
and Tyler Watkins of Dothan: sev-
eral nieces, nephews, great nieces
and great nephews.
Mr. Miller was predeceased
by his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Doyle Jackson Miller, and a
brother, Hubert Miller.
Funeral services were 3:30
p.m., Wednesday. February 9, at
Byrd Funeral Home Chapel in Do-
than. Interment followed at Mem- i i1
ory Hill Cemetery in Dothan, with ,
-Byrd Funeral-Home-directing:-----....

South Gulf VFD

Meeting Feb. 17
There will be a general meet-
ing of the South Gulf County Vol-
unteer Fire Department on
Thursday, February 17, at 7 p.m.
at the Fire Station meeting room.
There was a good turn out of
members at the January meeting,
but still some faces were missing.
They are making progress toward
the acquisition of new equipment.
As always, they need everyone
there for their input.
Take an hour or two to get
out and see your friends and
neighbors and have refreshments
afterwards--it's painless.

Class of 1984

Plans Reunion
The members of the Shark
Class of 1984 are making plans
for their 10 year class reunion. A
tentative date has been set for the
weekend of August 5th and 6th.
If you are interested in helping or-
ganize the festivities or can pro-
vide names, addresses, and tele-
phone numbers of your fellow
classmates, please let them know
by calling (904) 227-1 111 or writ-
ing to Trish Tapper Warriner,
2802 Longleaf Road, Panama
City. FL, 32405.


Southern University and Lees
McRae; College. 'Beth Kosin 'has
been accepted to Asbury College
which is in Wilmore, KY.
PRIDE flag honorees this
week are Mrs. Comforter for her
help, and hard work setting up
the pep rally, Billy Malvasi-the
1994 Geography Bee Champ, and
the Math Club for their hard,
work in, and their organization
of, the Shark Cove.
The Shark Cove is the school
store open to students every
morning in the commons area of
the high school. This service, by
the Math Club. is available if stu-
dents need school supplies. It has
everything from pencils to report
covers and prices are reasonable.


Most agree that Martha'San-
born is truly priceless to the high
school. She has the ability to
reach all students while unoffi-
cially being the "mother" of the
school. For this reason, she was
named PSJHS's Teacher of the
Year. I
The Varsity basketball team,
though maybe not the referees,
surely agrees that Mrs. Sanborn
is the best teacher for the honor.
as she has cheered on many
Shark basketball teams through-
out her years at the school. Pres-
ently with the help of Mrs. San-
born's cheering, the basketball
team has a great record. Friday
night, the Sharks defeated Hava-
na 85-56 and Saturday night,
they defeated Apalachicola 74-65.
This week the Sharks play Wewa-
hitchka and Quincy Shanks.
They are still undefeated in Class
2A play. ,
It was a busy week for several
middle and high schoolers as the
Science Fair was held. The fair
had a total of 99 projects. The top
players in the 7th grade were Ist-
Julia Six, 2nd-Brett Lowry, 3rd-
Katie Kilbourn. Honorable Men-
tion-Odell Dandy, Jim Faison.
Shannon Causey. Tracy Fitzge-
rald. Joy Miller. Jason Gainnie,
Jonathan Richardson, and Kara
McDaniel. The top places in the
high school were Ist-Teresa
Evensen, 2nd-Tina Klope, 3rd-
Clay Whitfield, Honorable Men-
tion-Christy Wood, Kristian Rich-
bourg. Charles Lanford. Gena
Johnson, Jesse Colbert. Karen
Thomas, Kayce Knox, and Mi-
chelle Garland. The Garden Club
Environment Award was given to
Amy Buzzett. The Horticulture
Award was given to Karen Thom-
as.
Another contest this week
was the Geography Bee. Billy
Malvasi won the bee and the oth-
er finalists were Jesse Colbert,
Gus Sander, Darien Hutchinson.
Justin Summers. Harmony
Priest. Stephanie Maxwell, Jon
Gilmore. Ryan Yeager. and Ray-
ford Butler.
Two seniors have received the
letters of acceptance to colleges,
contributing to the class of 1994
being the class with the most ac-
ceptance letters from colleges and
universities ever at PSJHS. Andy
SSmith has recently been accepted
to two more colleges:' Georgia


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The Board of Directors of the
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05 i Inc.. will hold its regularly sched-
uled meeting on Tuesday. Feb.
15, at 5:00 p.m. ET. The meeting
b will be held in the Guidance'Clin-
ic Conference Room in Port St.
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Card of Thanks
We would like to thank our
friends who were so thoughtful
during our time of loss. Your
prayers, calls, cards, and gifts of
food and flowers were so very
much appreciated. We. are so:
thankful for family and good
friends. Your love 'and compas-
sion will always be remembered. -,--
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returned, please call Gaskin-
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Ball Moss Is Not


Harmful to Tree


BY ROY LEE CARTER
Ball moss is a plant that
.commonly grows in Florida oak
trees. Many people believe that
ball moss kills oaks, or, at least
speeds their decline. Because of
Its abundance in oaks, it's easy to
see why ball moss is thought to
harm its host. Research shows
That this plant is almost certainly
Innocent of that charge.
It's common to see large
amounts of ball moss growing in.
oak trees that are already declin-
Ing. Thus, many people assume
the moss is responsible. The
4ause and effect connection is not
(here. My information on ball
#ioss was provided by Extension
Urban Horticulturist Dr. Robert
Black, located at the University of
Florida.
If you have ball moss infested
oaks around your home, this arti-
cle should help you take better
care of your trees, and perhaps
ave you some money at the
game time. I have heard a few re-
ports that some pest control com-
panies around the .state have told
homeowners that ball moss does
kill oaks. They've suggested that
spray treatments to kill the moss
will improve the conditions of de-
clining trees. Obviously, if the.
moss isn't causing the problem,
getting rid of it won't help. In ad-
dition to explaining why 'scien-
tists are fairly certain that the
moss doesn't kill oak trees, I'll
talk briefly about what you'




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Highland View
:Elementary School

By Barbara Bells
First Grade
Help! There is a killer whale
ir4 the first grade room!
The first graders used their
measuring skills to paste a true-
't-life size Orca whale of 20 feet,
which is now found hanging on
their wall.
The first graders studied
'whales last week and are now-
awaiting the arrival of a picture of,


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should do to keep oaks, around
your home healthy.
Ball moss is an epidphyte.
It's the same biological family as
Spanish moss. Each plant is a
tuft of leathery, thread-like leaves
that grow one to seven inches
long. The leaves are covered with
silver-gray or brownish scales.
Pale violet flowers grow on short
spikes.
To prove ball moss isn't para-
sitic, two researchers from Ober-
lin College in Ohio-David Benz.-
ing and Jeffrey Seeman-used
ball moss infested oak cuttings
and a radioactive phosphorus
compound. They dipped the ends
of the living oak branches in the
radioactive solution and waited
until it was carried into the stems
and leaves. They detected phos-
phorus in the bark. But even
though the moss was attached to
the bark, it didn't take up any of
the radioactive compound. So, it's
obvious that, ball moss does not
take .nutrients directly from its
host plant. .
There have been suggestions
that ball moss causes oak trees
to decline simply by shading out
sunlight. However, ball moss usu-
ally grows deep within the tree
canopy, where it causes very little
shading of healthy leaves.
There does seem to be a re-
mote possibility that ball moss
could indirectly cause thinning of
an oak canopy. When rain passes
through a tree's leaves and


their newly adopted killer whale. '
They will share more in the fu-
ture.
Here are a few poems to
share (patterned after One Day A
Week) .
If I could live in the ocean
just one day a week, I'd be a jelly-
fish with squishy skin. I'd sting,
people who tried to ,harm me.
But....no one would like me.
Laura Seay
If I .could live in the ocean
just one day a week, I'd be a sea-'
horse with a curly tail. I would be
fun. But...I might get eaten by a
shark!
Keridall Hicks
If I could live in the ocean
just one day a week, I'd be a
stingray with a stinger. I would
sting whoever would harm me.
But...I might get broke.
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branches, it can wash away nu-
trients. Normally these fall to the
soil, where the tree's roots take
them up again. If ball moss is
growing thickly enough, it might
intercept the nutrients before
they could be recycled. If this
happens, the nutrient loss could
cause some amount of decline.
However, having your trees
sprayed to kill the moss isn't nec-
essarily the best way to deal with


such a problem. Just give the
trees enough fertilizer. This will
offset any effects of nutrient inter-
ception, allow the tree canopy to
grow thicker, and gradually re-
duce the amount of ball moss
without chemical sprays.
So, ball moss is not a para-
site on oak trees. It shouldn't
cause any problems for otherwise
healthy trees. And, if it shows up,
you don't have to worry about it.


Billy Malvasi Winner of

School Geography Bee
Port St. Joe High School is compete in the Final Competition
pleased to announce its results of Round. These students were Ray-
the 1994 School Geography.Bee. ,ford Butler,' Billy Malvasi, Gus-
All 9th grade students in Miss tave Sander, Harmony Priest,
Whitfield's World Geography Stephanie Maxwell, Darien
course were allowed to compete Hutcheson, Ryan Yeager, Jon Gil-
in seven preliminary rounds of. more, Justin Summers, and
questions. Participation and en- Jesse Colbert.
thusiasm was evident in all seven From the final round, two
rounds. The four classroom win- students competed in the cham-
ners are: pionship round. Billy Malvasi and
1st, period, Rayford Butler; Jesse were matched in this
2nd period, Harmony Priest; 3rd round, but the winner of the
period, Ryan Yeager; 6th period, championship and 1994 School
Justin Summers. Geography Bee was Billy Malvast.
Top 'winners in each class All participants should be
were chosen as the ten finalists to congratulated for their outstand-


If I was a dolphin just one
day a week, I would get caught in
a net;. and if I was a jellyfish. I
would get stepped on. But if I was
a starfish I would just look up
and -there would be no danger at
all.
Anna Craft
Second Grade
Um-m-ml There is a, wonder-
ful,, tasty, delicious smelling smell
coming from that room over
there!.
This is what the second grad-
ers tell you when you ask them to
make up a recipe for soup'..called
Super Sonic Soup!
The recipe consisted, of-,
now, get ready to read-corn,
green beans, tomatoes, mush-
rooms, cabbage, carrots, chili.
kidney beans, tomato sauce, rice,
bouillon cubes, pepperoni. ham-
burger meat, salt, and hot sauce.
The soup cooked slowly all
day and then the nioment camel' "
'didn't hear one "ugh"! They all en-
joyed soup. crackers, and a
drink!
Fifth Grade
: The fifth grade presented.
their biography studies Friday,
Feb. 4. Each student portrayed
his or her favorite historical fig-
ure. Aniong the famous individu-'
als were:
Betsy Ross/Melanie Barber;
Thomas Jefferson/Stephanie
Blackmon; John F. Kennedy/
Eddie Burrows; Queen Elizabeth/
Amber Davis; Franklin Roosevelt/
Anthony Crocker; Helen Keller/
Heather Hayden; 'Larry Byrd/
Josh Causey; Martha Washing-.
ton/Becki Earley; Elvis Presley/ .
Keesha Linton; Anne Bronte/
Lindsay Lyle; Emily Bronte/
Melissa Haun; Charlotte Bronte/


Stephanie Watson; Sally Ride/
Jenny Patterson; Wilbur Wright/
T.J. Hightower; Orville Wright/
Jason Peak; Princess Diana/Belle
Shurrum; Dolly Madison/Karissa .
Thomas; Mark Twain/Adam
White; Benjamin Franklin/Seth
Williams.
PTO NEWS
Last week the PTO an-
nounced its plans to sponsor a
.talent show. To help the children
have more time to prepare their
acts, we have moved the date of
the talent show to Tuesday,
March 1, at 7p.m.
You still have time to enter;
return your permission slips to
,your teachers by. Monday, Feb.
14. If any child is still needing a
permission slip, they may obtain
one from their teacher or contact.
Pat Strayer (227-7398) or Beverly
Crocker (647-3354).
We invite all our students to
participate. Parents-"help your
children prepare an act to share
'with us and join in the fun.,
Watch the Hawk News and your
school newsletter for rehearsal
dates and further information.


ing efforts. A special thanks to
the bee's moderator, Carolyn


Rish, and its judge, Virginia Har-
rison.


Advertising Pays Call 227-1278 or 229-8997
to Place Your Classified Ad Today!


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Invitation to Comment on Proposed Missile Launches
SThe U.S. Army Space and Strategic
iDefense Command will hold hearings to a .
'solicit comments from the public on the FLO RA tlantic
Draft Environmental Impact Statement / Pana City Tallahassee Occan
(DEIS) for the proposed Theater Missile Santa -
Defense Extended Test Range. The DEIS Rosa ape San
analyzes the potential environmental Island Bias Orlando
,consequences of conducting missile Bis, O \ *
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Program demonstration and operational "m -
jtest flights and target intercepts along
,proposed off-range missile flight path
extensions at four alternative test range Sea Launched
areas located within and outside the U.S. Targets
These tests would allow ground-based Gulf of Mexico Miamil
missiles and sensors being developed by the
Department of Defense to be evaluated for
their ability to detect and destroy hostile
:theater missiles. One of the alternatives under consideration is to launch defensive missiles from
Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) on Santa Rosa Island and at Cape San Blas, for flights and intercepts of
sea-launched targets over the Gulf of Mexico, as shown on the map. Public hearings to receive
comments on the DEIS are scheduled to be held in this region at the following locations and times:


Location
Ft. Walton Beach,
Florida

Port St. Joe,
Florida


Date
March 1


March 2


Time
7:00 p.m. -


7:00 p.m.


.Meeting Facility
Sheraton Inn
1325 Miracle Strip Pkwy. E

County Commissioner's Meeting
'Room, Gulf County Courthouse,
1000-5th Street


Individuals wanting to comment orally may sign up at the hearing. Written comments may be
brought to the hearing or sent to Mr. David Hasley, U.S. Army Space and Strategic Defense
Command, CSSD-EN-V, P.O. Box 1500, Huntsville, AL 35807-3801, by March 28, 1994. To record
requests for further information, call toll free 1-800-603-3030. Written and oral comments will be
given the same consideration in preparing the Final EIS.


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Science Fair

Draws Many

Entrants
"Love" by Beau Ludlam,
3rd Grade
Love is a nice thing. I love my
mama, my daddy and my little
sister Hope. Sometimes I get mad
at them like last night when Hope
bit my tongue and I got mad at
her. But sometimes it ain't so bad
like when Hope will pucker up
and I' will held her and she will
lay on my shoulder. But I love
them all.
Jessica, Todd, and Sarah Lead
the k thScience Fair
Joe Walker, the "Mr. Wizard"
of WES, would like to announce
the winners of the 1994 WES Sci-
ence Fair. The Grand Prizes went
to: Jessica Cole, first; Todd Law-
rence, second; and Sarah Bailey,
third. Earth science winners
were: Sarah Bailey, Stevie Price,
Nicholas .Bangas, Rocky Traylor,
Bradley 'Shavers, and Tiffany
Smith. Life science winners were
Jessica cole, Russell Knee, Levi
Harvey, Stephanie Alderman, An-
drew Davis, and Daniel Gray.
Physical science winners were
Todd Lawrence, Pamela Holmes;
Melissa Babb, Jamie Harrell, Jus-
tin Miller, and Silvia Daniels.
Florida School Report
Sent Home
Parents, please look for the
Florida School Report that was
sent home on Feb. 3 with your
child. This is a very informative
report. Please take a few minutes
to review this report.
21st Annual "'Little Miss
Valentine Pageant" to be
Held on Feb.; 12
SThe Little Miss Valentine Pa-
geant, sponsored by the Gulf
County Senior Citizens, will be
held on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the
WES Commons.


Wewahitchka

Elementary

News... I
By Linda Whitfield


"Pour Money Into Our School"
WES is participating in the
Pepsi "Pour Money Into Your
School" fund-raising endeavor.
The school will receive 5t for eve-
ry blue Pepsi School Cap we col-
lect. If you purchase Pepsi prod-
ucts, please save the blue caps
for us.
Free Dental Screenings
The Wewahitchka Medical
Center will conduct free dental
screenings for all students on
Feb. 18 23. If you do not. wish
for your child to participate,
please sign and return the form
to school.
First Grade Humor ....
Rhonda Pridgeon's class has
been working on compounds. The
first night, Sarah Lawrence told
her mother at home that she
found a compound word on the
soup can. "So-up," she proudly
told her mother Linda Lawrence.
The first graders are begin-
ning work on their upcoming
play. After Miss Rhonda gave Por-
sche Sandlin the part of Miss Lib-
erty, she was looking over her
lines while she was waiting for
Miss Rhonda to help her with it.
Remember the words of the fa-
mous poem, Give Me Your Poor?
Porsche was looking at the words,
"tempest tossed" with puzzle-
ment. (Remember-she's only six
years old.) She said that both
words begin with a "t", so she just
substituted tator totsi
Bay County Library
Comes To Call:
WES is honored to once again
have the CREW program from the


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Cach hPortSt. Joe
THE UNITEDMETHODISTCHURCH I
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ......... 9:45 a.m. Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Choir Practice
,Methodist Youth Wednesday............. 7:30 p.m.
Fellowship..........5:00 p.m.
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Charlotte Henderson,
PASTOR YOUTH/ CHOIR DIRECTOR



|i ., First United Methodist Curcfi
111 North 22nd St.
SMexico Beach, FL 32410
'Morning Church.......................9:00 a.m. CT
Church School................ 10:00 a.m. CT
Nursery Provided

Charles M. Parker, Pastor John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am 12 noon CT



"The Exciting Place to Worship"


TitBaptistCliurcli
iffi First B ftChu lc h

102 Third Street
Port St. Joe, Florida


PO H. R. Naberhuis Buddy Caswell
Interim Pastor,,' Minister of Music & Youth


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


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MEETS


Worship:
11 a.m. Sunday
-Nursery


Minister: Tom Skipper 229-8310
Message: Why Be A Christian?
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue





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. Tremain


i2/17-6/93


Phone 648-8144


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES' PORT ST. JOE
-LL7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
-++ Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


Bay County Public Library come
visit us. They came- last year and
it was a real treat for us.


GMAT Prep Class at FSU-Panama City
The FSU-PCC Center for Pro- soning problem-solving and data available& to present m


fessional Development will be
holding a GMAT Prep Class on
Friday evenings and Saturday
''mornings from Feb. 18 through
March 12. Classes will be held
Friday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and
Saturday from 8-12 p.m. The
deadline for registration is Feb.
9th; late registrations will be ac-
cepted on a space-available basis,
with an additional $10 fee.
This course will review the
math and verbal sections of the
Graduate Management Admis-
sions Test (GMAT). Topics in-
clude: reading comprehension,
sentence correction, critical rea-


From the
Principal's Desk

Wewahitchka

High School
By Larry A. Mathes

The annual middle school Valentine's Dance is this Friday from
6:30-9:30. Sponsored by the NHS, the admission is $2 each (Gold
Cards are accepted). The usual school dance rules will be in effect,
plus dress-up attire is requested. Parents are invited to attend and
assist as chaperones. The dance is for Wewahitchka middle school
students only. In other words, they must be middle school students
from Wewahitchka middle school. No visitors.
A recent survey supposedly conducted on the national level in-
dicated that alcohol use and drug use at the Jr./sr. high level is
again on.the increase. Parentsneed to be concerned about this, be-
cause our students are not immune to these problems. I don't think
any of our students were polled, but if they had been, some parents
might be surprised at'the answers. There is quite a bit of underage
drinking that takes place, especially on weekends, if you can judge
by what you hear students discussing. Since alcohol seems to be
readily accessible, it seems that parents would notice when their
student, has been drinking-providing they notice their student's
activities. If you don't object to this type of activity, or if you con-
done it, that's your family business. But if you do. not want your
son or daughter drinking and running the risks it brings, please.
talk to your student--let him/her know how you feel about it before
it happens. I can assure you that sooner or later they will be con-
fronted with the issue, and the decision they make can have far-
reaching effects on their lives and yours. The old "it's just part of
growing up" attitude is unfortunately an open invitation.to disaster.
Congratulations to Coach Don Rich for being selected as WHS's
Teacher of the Year. Good luck in the county-wide competition!
Baseball & softball are readying for the opening of the season.'
There will' be many chances to see games. Plan to supporting these,
spring sports-maybe you can see a track meet or observe a weight-
lifting meet. There is a charge for the baseball & softball to help cov-
er the expense of umpires.
Cofngratulations to senior Jessica Hayes for her TV appearance
as "Student of the Week".


P r S J 9 ta o


Bulldog News J


Students of the Week
Congratulations to our Stu-
dents of the Weekl
Erin Bailey, Heather Lee,
Charissa Powell, Brett Tarpley,
Adrian Peterson, Reginald Quinn,
Brett Parker, Torrez Givens, and
Steven Varnadoe.
Library Crew Visit
Recently the library crew
from the Northwest Regional Li-
brary System visited our school
for a fun-filled program of story-
telling to encourage reading and
library use. Children can become
crew members by signing up for a
free library card at their local
public library. A parent's signa-
ture is required.
Science Fair Winners
Congratulations to our sci-
ence fair winners! Erica Ailes, Ali-
cia Christie, Lennon Thiel, Rocky
Salzer, Clay Smallwood, and
Brooks Adkison.
They will attend the Regional
'Science and Engineering Fair at
Chipola Junior College on March
3 and 4.


P.T.A. News
Our next P.T.A. meeting will
be held on Thursday, February
17, at 7 p.m. This meeting will be
highlighted by-the annual Talent
Show. If you can volunteer to
help with the Talent Show, please
call Janet Hogan at 229-6300.
Chapter I News
On Saturday, February 19,
Chapter I will host a Make-n-
Take Workshop. Parents and stu-
dents in grades 1' and 2 are invit-
ed to come make learning games
for use at home. The workshop
will be held at 10 a.m. at High-
land View Elementary School.
The workshop is free For more
information, call Kathy Arnold at
227-7155.
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Christine
Williams, Port St. Joe Elementary
School Teacher of the Yearl
Teacher Inservice
There will not be school on
February 21 and 22 due to
Teacher Inservlce days.


DON'T MISS THIS ONE!

"Here's Hope! Share Jesus Now!"

Evangelism Conference

A M I AI NG


Ia m
Johnny Hunt
Pastor, First Baptist of Woodstock, GA.
Sunday School from 200 to over 3,000 in five years
SMembership increase from 800 to 5,000
* Attendance increase from 260 to 3,100
* One of the fastest growing churches in America


Ron Barker
Home Mission Board Associate in Evangelism
SChurch Growth Consultant
Former pastor Oklahoma, Georgia, and Texas
* Former Professor of Evangelism,
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary


SAssociational Senior Adult Choir Family of God Trio
Ricky Baxley Janet Hogan Ken Brookins Many Others

Monday Tuesday
6:45 8:35 p.m. February 14 15
Hiland Park Baptist Church
(Pre-School Nursery Provided)


sufficiency. The course provides
test-taking strategies and tips for
handling test anxiety. The regis-
tration fee includes all handouts
and instructional materials.
Generous partial scholar-
ships, sponsored by FSU-PCC
Student Government Council, are


er


FSU- Panama City Campus stu-
dents. For more information or to
register for the course, call (904)
872-4750, ext. 116.

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


"THE MIRACLE CENTER"
NEW COVENANT MISSIONARY WORLD OUTREACH CENTER....
The Family Church
252 Avenue E, Port St. Joe, Florida Church Phone: 229-8137
Pastor: Rev. Napoleon Pittman


SUNDAY


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Worship: 12 p.m. Sunday Morning Roundup: 1
WEDNESDAY for Ages 2 Adult
8:00 p.m. Bible Study & Fellowship
"A CHURCH WITH A VISION"
Sponsor of New Covenant Christian Academy K-5 thru 6th Grade
Does not discriminate based upon race, creed, color, or origin.


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Independent Baptist Church
\500 15th Street North, Mexico Beach, FL
Come, Share, Rejoice
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Part of the Friendly Place
BIBLE STUbY 9:45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP ...........7:00 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP.................11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m.
CHURCH TRAINING 5.................. :45 p.m.

Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue

DANIEL W. DUNCAN B-O
Pastor Minister ol Music



Highland View
W United Methodist Church 9
1Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
Highland View
1Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor

Sunday School o 10 a.m.
Morning Worship 11 a.m. -
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
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Ce of Port St.Joe
Weekly Meeting Times
Sunday Morning Celebration and Worship 10:00 a.m.
Thursday Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
- Intercessoy Prayer at The Rock, Mon.-Fri ........... 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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FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH
508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
SUNDAY WORSHIP ............................10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL .................... ........ 11 a.m.
*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
Nursery Available


Good Friday Service Friday, April 9 3 p.m.
"The Seven Last Words"
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor


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to make room for YOU.
Come see our new spacious worship area this Sunday!

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Innovative, Informal, In Touch
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9am Sunday School
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THE: STAR, PORT ST. JOE. FL TH&IRSDAY, FEB. 10,'1994


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Capitol News

Round-Up
By Jack Harper


One of the interesting votes that will come in the Florida Senate this
session is whether to uphold the special committee that recommended to
reinstate Hernando County School Board member Diane Rowden, who
was removed by Gov. Lawton Chiles for violating the state's Sunshine
,Law.
It'll be fascinating, mainly because it will be an exercise in con-
science by the 20-20 split Democrat-Republican Senate, which I think
has one (conscience, that is) and surprisingly seems to be using it at
times. :. -
Sen. President Pat Thomas, D-Quincy, said at the Friday panel hear-
ing that it was very likely that the full Senate would follow the panel's
recommendation that first has to go before the full Rules Committee. If
they do, Diane Rowden will be reinstated and given back pay in the
school board post she won in 1990.
Her crime, folks, was that shq arrogantly broke the open meetings
law by discussing school business through private phone calls and con-
versations with other school board members. She shouldn't have done it,
but the fact is, all of the school board members were cited by a grand
jury for Sunshine violations. Rowden was the only one removed by
Chiles.
Her removal, perhaps, had something to do with the fact that she
was the only school board member who refused to appear before the
grand jury. She pleaded no contest and was found guilty on one misde-
meanor charge. The other board members-Susan Cooper, Paul Clem-
ons, Nancy Gordon, and Leland McKeown-pleaded no contest, too, but
judgements of guilt were withheld and none were removed from office.
Rowden, removed Feb. 1993, sued Chiles, claiming he could suspend
her, but only the Senate could remove her. The Florida Supreme Court
agreed with her.
Described as feisty and stubborn by witnesses and of plotting to use
the Sunshine Law against other members of the board herself, Rowden
was sobbing and humble after the hearing Friday. She said she had
learned her lesson, would respect the law, and not do it again.
Sen. Fred Dudley, R-Cape Coral, said it "takes two to tango" and It
was,apparent from the evidence that other school board members were
'involved. "If the state is going to remove officials for breaking the law,
let's be even-handed about it." Dudley said. He also said the school board
attorney was present during some of the violations charged to Rowden.
Sen. Daryl Jones., D-Miami, and Sen. Patsy Kurth, D-Palm Bay,
argued for Rowden's removal on grounds there was indisputable evidence
she had broken the law. However, another Democrat, Sen. Rick Dantzler,
Winter Haven, showed compassion by voting not to uphold the removal
with. Republican Senators Dudley, John MNcKay of Bradenton, and Rober-
to Casas of Hialeah.
Rowden is a Democrat from Spring Hill, a political novice, and in
need of some compassion.
Dantzler and the three Republicans on the special six-member panel
did the right thing, says this old reporter. The senators know all about
the Sunshine Law, how easy it is to violate and how hard it is to enforce.
Whatl[ An old reporter in the news media doesn't want to hang a
public official for violating the open meeting law? Yes, that's right. The
reason? I don't really get too upset with public officials unless they try to
steal money. Lord knows, we've got enough of them trying to do that to
keep us journalists busy forever. Rowden did not steal money.
t know that Richard Shelton, executive director of the Florida Press
Association, said the committee sent a message that the Sunshine Law is
not important.
To that. I say let's not make it important by singling out a little mis-
guided woman crusader who thought she could whip the entrenched es-
tablishment with her own little illegal methods. Gov. Chiles was wrong in
trying to remove her with an executive order. He should have sent it to
the Senate for a full hearing in the first place. He wasn't elected to be the
Judge ar. 1y-ofl other-otfice-holders:-Who does he-think he is? -
The St-' point is that the Sunshine Law violations-talking about
public business in private-have so many shades of gray that it is difi-
cult for at least this old reporter to get too excited about them. Rowden. I
believe after hearing some of the testimony, was not running what we in
the trade call a "smoke-filled backroom."
FLORIDA LEGISLATORS are betting on an expanding economy to
keep them from "biting the bullet" and passing an unpopular tax in-
crease during the election-year session that begins Feb. 8.
Both Senate President Pat Thomas, 'D-Quincy, and House Speaker
Bo Johnison. D-Milton, said last week they do not expect lawmakers will
pass new taxes and Gov. Lawton Chiles has not proposed any tax hikes
in his suggested $36 billion budget.
Crime Is the biggest issue, according to the legislative leaders and
the governor. Among the proposals are revamping of the juvenile justice
system, building prisons to require felons to serve more of their sentenc-
es, and keeping middle schools open longer with programs to keep
youths off the streets.
The legislature is expected to debate several expensive proposals to
fund the crime programs, including a one cent sales tax hike (about $1.8
billion) suggested by Insurance Commissioner Tom Gallagher and Sen.
Ron Silver, D-North Miami Beach. A coalition of judges and law enforce-
ment agencies support a half cent sales tax hike for the same purpose
contended that some $900 million it would raise would be enough.
The top issue after crime is expected to be the environment with a
concerted drive under way to put more state muscle behind restoration
of the Everglades.
The governor, legislative leaders, and many House and Senate mem-
bers are keeping their Options open by not ruling out a tax increase en-
tirely. They say they will wait until the specific proposals come up. I
CAMPAIGN CHEST. That could be the title for the move that so far
unannounced gubernatorial candidate Tom Gallagher made last week
when he announced a petition campaign for a one cent sales tax consti-
tutional amendment for more prisons.
Insurance Commissioner Gallagher denies that he was trying to get
around the limits on campaign spending (after all, he isn't even a candi-
date yet), but that is what setting up "Citizens for a Safe Florida" neatly
does. He can travel around the state making tough-on-crime speeches in
support of the constitutional amendment without violating the $500-per-
donor campaign limit and the $5 million cap on campaign spending un-
dei a Florida law, sponsored by guess who-Gov. Lawton Chiles.
The move comes just when Chiles thought he had checkmated the
Republican candidates facing him in the fall election this year. The sce-
nario Democrats like is one in which Chiles' Republican challengers
spend most of their campaign dollars in the primaries against each other,
then have the winner be short of money in the runoff.
Gallagher said his goal is to help people get the initiative on the bal-
lot because it is important to them. He has not as yet entered the govern-
or's race or announced as a candidate for re-election to the Florida Cabi-
net. It will take 430,000 voter signatures to put the amendment proposal
on the ballot.
The drive could give him a list of supporters and potential donors if
he decides to run.
DRESS CODE. Sounding like a parent and a politician, Florida Edu-
cation Commissioner Doug Jamerson is urging dress codes for students
because he thinks it will boost achievement and safety in public schools.
He can't order the uniform codes, of course. Present laws allow
county school boards-even schools themselves-to set the codes, which
many throughout the years have done. He just pushed the idea while
meeting with reporters on his legislative expectations last week.
Jamerson made his suggestion after his son, 11, asked for a $150
pair of sneakers and he said "no".
Parents and teachers generally like the idea, but school administra-
tors who have to enforce it don't. Jamerson said a code would make it
easy to detect outsiders who come on campus to "prey on the students".
WELFARE LIMITS. Republican Secretary of State Jim Smith said
he'd push for a one-year limit on Aid to Families with Dependent Chil-
: dren if he is elected governor in order to save some $1.3 billion in state
money to go to programs putting welfare recipients back to work.
Gov. Lawton Chiles has called for spending $31 million next year on
Sa program to help those on welfare to get jobs and the legislature last
year set up pilot programs in Galnesville and Pensacola that would give
the poor more training, but cut off welfare payments in two years.
Smith said he'd urge spending more than $93 million on the Project
Independence program, using money saved by his one-year time limit on


AFDC.


Corbus Is New
Home Ec. Agent'
In Gulf County
Gulf County has a new multi-
county home economics exten-.
sions agent. Judy Corbus will be
conducting home-buyer educa- ,
tion classes in Gulf County in
conjunction with the Gulf County
Cooperative Extension Service-
Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences, University of Florida,
and the SHIP (State Housing Ini-
tiatives Partnership) program.
She also will be conducting
home-buyer education classes in
Washington and Franklin
Counties. The classes will take
participants through the home-
buying process from deciding how
much house they can afford to
purchase to choosing a lender to
simple home maintenance re-
pairs.
Miss Corbus is from St. Pe-
tersburg and is 'a graduate of
Florida State University with a
B.S. in Home Economics Educa-
tion and a M.S. in Consumer Eco-
nomics.
For more information, please
contact Judy Corbus at (904)
638-6265 in Chipley or Roy Cart-
er, 'County Extension Director,
Gulf County Cooperative Exten-
sion Service, at (904) 639-3200.


Amn. Charles Hollingsworth

Finishes His Basic Training


CHARLES N. HOLLINGSWORTH

CHARLES N. HOLLINGSWORTH!


Air Force Airman Charles N.
Hollingsworth has graduated
from Air Force basic ',training in
Lackland Air Force Base, San An-
tonio. During the six weeks of
training the airman studied the
Air Force mission, organization
and customs and received, special
training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who com-
plete basic training earn credits
toward an associate degree
through the Community College,
of the Air Force.
Hollingsworth is the son of
Charles N. Holllngsworth of 113'
Second Ave., and grandson of El-
mer M. Hollingsworth of 216 Fifth


St., both of Port St. Joe.
Hollingsworth is a 1993 grad-
uate of Port St. Joe Schobl.






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For, sale at Bill's Auto Repair,
1987 -Dodge pickup, VIN #1B7-
FD1458HS473007. custodian, Bill
SLynch. Call 227-1654, Hwy. 98, High-
land View. 2tp 2/10
1986 Pontiac Parisian. new tires,
high mileage, but everything works,
$1.850. 229-8356 after 6:00.
2tc2/10
1992 Ford Escort LX station wag-
on. 15.632 miles, auto. overdrive
trans., air cond.. cruise, radio, remote
fuel door release. cassette tape. power
remote control mirrors. luggage rack,
many other featuress, owner's manual,
has .had tender, loving care.
$8,275.00. If interested call, 229-
6900. may be seen at 111' Palm
Blvd., Port St. Joe. ltc 2/10
1964 Galaxy 500. red. 2 door se-
dan. excellent shape, many new
4 parts, for information call 229-6066.
2tp 2/3
'91 Grand Prix. Sport Touring
Edition. steering wheel info center.
powr-lumbar seats. ETR sound sys-
tem, 26,000 miles. $12.500. 639-
2855. tfc 2/3

'85 Mercedes 350 SP, 99,000
miles., immaculate. $14,500. 639-
2855. tfc 2/.3
1978 Dodge Trans Van mini mo-
tor home. see to appreciate. 227-1251
9 6:00: 227-1764 after 6:00.
tfc 2/3
1976 Itasca Winnebago, 23'.
sleeps 6. V8. auto. pb. ps. $5.000.
227-1376. tfc 2/3
CASH NOW BUYING
Used Cars and Trucks. Local and
out-of-staie vehicles. Two locations to
serve you, Mayhann Motor. Port SLt.
Joe, 229-6584, Mayhann Used Cars.
Wewahitchka. 639-5810.
tfc 2/3





LOST: Worth baseball glove, lost
ner Shark field. Please call 229-6056.
It 2/10


1973 9 1/2 hp Johnson outboard
motor, excel. condition, $450 firm. 18'
Thunderbird boat with 115 Evinrude
and trailer, all in real good condition,
$1,500. Minn-Kota 3 hp hand operat- ;
ed trolling motor, $60. Call 229-8577.
tfc 2/3

Bass boat. 16' Glass Stream with
trailer. 85 hp Suzuki, trolling motor.
depth finders, and more. $4,500. 639-
2268. 6tc 1/13
STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE,
White City. after 4:00 p.m.. 827-2902.
Stfc 2/3





3 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths with gull
view. Cape San Bias, $425 per,
month, plus utilities., $100 deposit.
647-5349. 227-1235. tfc 2/10
2 bedroom, I bath' partially fur-
nished. corner 4th SL & 5th Ave..
H.V. No Pets. $250 rent. $175 depos-
it. 647-3264. tfc 1/27
For Rent/Sale: 2 bedroom fur-
nished trailer, low price. Call 648-
5306. tfc 2/3
Four bedroom 2 bath beach
house. I block from water. 648-5306.
tfc 2/3
For Rent: Mobile home spaces.
Call 648-8211. tfc 2/3
Large trailer lot. Mexico Beach.
$75 per month. 1-800-659-064 1.
tfc 2/3
UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig.. cen. h&a. screen porch. car-
port & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove
& refrig.. washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm: house, 1 1/2
ba.. inside laundry rm, ch&a. dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
pets.
FURNISHED
* Small 2 bdrm. home. auto. heat &
air. washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment. washer/
dryer hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.


Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200., tfc 2/3
No .need for wet carpets. Dry
clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture. 227-1251. thru 12/94


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. I bdrm.,
apts.. on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity Housing
Complex. Rent is based on Income.
This complex is funded by the
Farmers Home Administration and
Managed by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more informa-
tdon. :',
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
tfc 2/3

PINE RIDGE APTS.. Rents start-
ing at $225.00 per mo. Affordable
Living for low to middle income fami-
lies. Featuring 1, 2 & 3 bedroom
apts. with cen. h&a, energy saving
appliances, patios & outside storage.
Rental assistance programs available
AND HUD approved. (904) 227-7451.
Equal Housing. tfc 2/3
OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 2/3





Fabulous multi-family yard sale,
Saturday. Feb. 12. Oak St., Indian
Pass. Rain or shine. Deluge cancels.
Some antiques, tools, telescope, photo
equipment, many quality Items.
clothes, much, much more. Positively
no sales before 9 a.m. Itp 2/10
Yard Sale: 308 16th Street, Sat-
urday. Feb. 12, 8:30 12:00. No early
sales. Rain cancels. Itp 2/10
Garage Sale: Saturday. Feb. 12.
8 a.m. noon. 220 Kim Kove. Mexico
Beach. Clothes, furniture, odds &
ends. ltc 2/10


Gulf County Guidance Clinic has
an Immediate opening for a part-time
(20 hrs/wk) Registered Nurse. Dudes
include: medication management, by
physician orders, interviewing pa-
tients, case management and crisis
intervention with mental health pa-,
tients. Requirements: R.N.. exp. pre-
ferred, H.R.S. background check. Ap-
ply to: Edwin R. Alles, Executive
Director, Gulf County Guidance Clin-
ic, Inc., 311 Williams Ave., Port St.
Joe, FL 32456. E.O.E. Itc 2/10
Parker Realty of Mexico Beach Is
'accepting resuimes for part-time or
possibly full-time help. Requires
weekend duty. typing & computer
skills. Hwy. 98 i 31st St.. Mexico
Beach. 648-5777. tfc 2/ 10
Nursing assistant positions avail-
able. Training for certification provid-
ed. CNA positions also available. Ap-
ply in person. Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. fc 2/3
POSTAL JOBS. Start $10.79/hr.
For exam and application Info. call
(219) 769-8301 ext. FL515. 9 am 9
,pm. Sun.-Fri. 4tp 1/27
POSTAL JOBS, $12.26/hr. to
,start, plus benefits. Postal carriers.
sorters, clerks, maintenance. For an
application and exam Information.
call 1-219-736-4715. ext. P-2334. 9
am to 9 pm. 7 days. 3tp 1/27






"JUST SAY NO" to having brok-
en. junk. TV's. VCR's around the
house. Call 647-3116. Free pickup.
money for some. tfc 2/3
"Don't buy *a lemon". Good
working 19" color TV $65. Call your
local friend. Swingarm Jim, 647-
3116. tfe 2/10
Palm tree for sale, 228 Sixth
Street. 227-2103. Itc 2/10

Floral design living room couch &
chair, coffee table included, excellent
condition. $250. Call 229-8356 after
6:00. 2t c2/10


Prom dress, floor length, red se-
quin gown. Bought new last year
$380. will sacrifice for $220. Call Kim
at 229-6055. ltc 2/10
Old brick .clean two, get .1 free.
Call George, 229-8398.. tfc 2/3
Organ. Kimball Superstar with
magic chord, mint condition. Instr.
books, call 647-5365. tfc 2/3
BSR 15" subwoofer speaker. $75. -
Lowre, Carnial 2 manual electric or-
gan. $500 obo. Pecans. $1.25 pound.
150 pop guns, $2 each, buy them all
for $1.00 each. 229-8910 2tc 2/3

Oak firewood, $90 cord. $45 half
cord; bull dozer work $40 per hour.
Bill A'ers. 674-4127. night. 229-6666
day. 4tp 1/20

Electrolux and all other vacu-
ums. repairs and sales, bags. any-
thing for any vacuum and any central
built-in eac's. Callaway Vacuum &
Sewing Machines. Tyndall Parkway.
near Hwv. 22, Panama City., FL
32404. 763-7443 or 1-800-717-7253.
pd thl-ru9/W1/94

17 ft. self-contained travel trailer
with air cond.. great for hunter. Call
648-8258. tfc 2/3
Craftsman tools and Die Hard
batteries are available now at West-
ern Auto Store. 219 Reid Ave. 227-
1105. tfc 2/3

1984 14'x70' mobile home. 3
bdrm.. 2 ba.. cen. h&a. front porch.
partially furnished. 639-5101.
tfc 2/3 -
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. tfc 2/3
Port St Joe Western Auto norw
honoring Panama City Western Auto
Co. store advertised tire sale pnces.
Computerized WHEEL ALIGNMENT.
Sears Card now at Port St. Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOO! 227-1105.
tfc 2/3


TRAESan.1RVCE


American Lekfion Bingo Thurs-
da night, 7:00 p.m. Cash prizes. Ear-
ly bird 5:00 p.m. Meetings 1st Mon-
day of each month,.8:00 p.m.
tfe 12/2
Childcare. I will keep kids in my
home. CPR training, fenced in back-
yard. age newborn to school age. Call
229-6733 anytime. Monday through
Friday. tfc 1/6


STRICKLAND ELECTRIC
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
LIC. *ER0013168 INSURED
647-8081
ALAN STRICKLAND

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


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



Avon

CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Represeniain e
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229:.6460


GoQd Work Doesn't Cost, It Pas

ST. JOE ,
TREE AND
STUMP REMOVAL
Brush Chipping, Stump Gri.iding
& Logging
S' INSURED '
Rt. 21bx,53 Charles Tipton
Port St. Joe, FL 647-3405











St. Joe Rental-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Port St. Joe 227-2112


TIGER CONSTRUCTION
PAINTING ROOFING
FREE ESTIMATES
Quality Work at A Great Price

EDDIE FISHER
647-3468
ITP 2/10

We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Guns

Indian Swamp Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek



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



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



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


BOB'S PAINT &
BODY SHOP ,
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks Body,
& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIIt.0TES on Your Body Work
See or Call BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229.


A Port St. Joe Lodge No. 11
-, Reg. Stated Communication
.Ist and 3rd Thursday of each
month. 8:00 p.m.. Masonic Hall.
214 Reid Ave.
Jim Mannon. W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.

r CLAYTON CONCRETE 7
Sidewalk PaUos Driveways
Call for Free Estimates
904/653-9243
Glen Clayton


(904) 229-8161
FAYE'S NAIL SALON "
TOTAL NAIL CARE
Ceniried Nail Tecnnician
1905 Long Ave., Port St. Joe
Call for Appt.


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


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


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


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

Major Appliance Repair David Kennedy
Owner



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


Please call With A Smile House-
keeping or clean, cut yard and
rake, small Jobs preferred. Chris &
Wanda evenings, 229-8230.
4tc 1/13
I sell Watkins products. For in-
formation call 227-1635.
4tp 2/10


TAX RETURN
PREPARATION

Pam Martin Mexico Beach
648-5907
21p 2.' 1

S & D DATA SERVICE
Complete Word Processing Services
Resumes Term Papers Letters *
Etc. Quick Turnaround
Fax Service -
227-3500 or
Fax 227-3538
U'c 2,'/

We Can Buila Any Trailer of Your Choice
St. Joe Custom Trailers
l i xraur.fclur, our Trailer: R'o nr
Boat Trailers Farm Implement
andor Lo Boy Trailers & Repair
Mobile phone 227-5234 227-3428
S 506 First St., Port St. Joe
o rnea A, marnageda R.o rN Smiah



RemodelIng
Repairs
New Construction


W Weather Tight
: Construction

C Licensed & Ihsured
RR0060690,
Kevin O'Neill, Owner 229-8635


BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN
CENTER
Small Engine Repair

* Lawn Mowers
Weed Eaters -
/ Chain Saws
* Generators
*Pumps
Tillers
S. Go-Karts"

229-2727
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe


Screen Enclosures Wood Decks
Carports Firelaces Skylights
Gutters Re-screening .
Call 227-3628
Parker Home
Improvements
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St. Joe Rent-All, Inc. |

S Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center '


Lawnmowers I
-. Weedeaters o

Chain saws
*' Generatfors |
'I J, Pumps
----* Engine Sales |


S706 1st St.-St. Joe
(0 227-2112
Tillersni


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


VCR REPAIR CENTER
321 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
Monday Friday 10-5
Saturday 9-1
Camcorder Repairs
Free Estimates
Phone (904) 227-3660


S .Franklin
Building

Supply
Co.-
From Foundation to Finish,
For AllYour Building Needs

(904)227-1199.

Fax (904) 229-8470

HC-1 Cessna Drive
Costin Airport

Port St. Joe, FL
32456


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

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 904/229-6821


FOSTER TREE &
LAWN SERVICE *
No Job Too Big... .
',*: .Or Too Smatll *
FREE ESTIMATES *
Ucensed & Insured 904/639-5368


BOAINGFO EN HL WNTDI IS.FO SL IM SC.FR=A


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Western Auto Special. Computer
spin balance 4 tires and tire station.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc2/3

FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.,-
Postage and envelope supplied. '
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758. Port St. Joe. FL 32456.
tfe 2/3






5 acres land, Honeyville,. near
Wewahitchka. $12.000. Call 227-
1482. 2tp2/10
House for sale: 3-4 BR, 2 bath,
Ig. storage rmn. dbl. carport, screened'
porch, brick on 2 lots. 227-1618. May
be seen by appointment only.
.. a.... 2tp 2/3

Country cottage on the Dead
Lakes. Waterfront lot. $1.500 and
take over payments. 674-4920.
4tp 1/27
Single family residential lot,
88'xl39. paved streets, all utilities;
subd. across from dedicated beach.-
Nautilus Dr.. next to Gulf Aire. 639--
5686. 4tp 2/3
5 acres, w/wo 1991 Destiny mo-
bile home. 14'x52' ch/a. 240' well.
septic. 12'xl8' workshop. Stonemill
Creek area, 639-5686. 4tp 2/3
3 bedroom. I bath house, with.
carport. 443 Parker Ave.. H.V.
$39.000. Call 227-7287. tfc 2/3
1.4 acres at Simmons Bayou.
partially cleared. Lots of old oak trees.
5 minutes from town. golf course and
beaches. Call 904-229-2708 after 5
p.m. tfc 2/3


FOR SALE
Brick home, 4 bedroom, 2
1/2 bath, $155,000.00.
115 Allen Memorial Way.
Call Hilda Duren, 229-6031
and leave message.


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THr. STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. FEB. 10, 1994


liii... IIIIIOF I'll''


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
THE STATE OF FLORIDA. '
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO. 94-8
IN RE: The Marriage of
LEONSO CASrLLO,
Husband/Respondent,
EVA BROOKSHIRE CASTILLO.
Wife/Petitioner,.
NOTICE OF ACTION
To: Leonso Castillo.
Address Unknown
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTICED a Petition for
Dissolution of marriage has been filed against you
and you are required to'serve a copy of your An-
swer or other response to the Petition on Petition-
t. r s Attorney, ROBERT M. MOORE, 324 Reid Ave-
Xmne, P.o. Box 248. Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, and
file the original thereof in the Circuit Court Clerk's
office, GulfCounty Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Flori-
;, da 32456. on or before the 21 st day of February,
1994. If you fall to do so, a Final Judgment for the
relief sought may be granted by Default -
DATED this the 18th day of January, 1994.
BENNY C. ULISTER
'Circuit Court Clerk .
By:/s/ Tonya Knox
DeputyC
.Publisl January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 1994.


FICTTOUSoNAME
Notice Is hereby given tha.t, pursuant to
Chapter 865.09 Florida Statute, the undersigned
intends to register with the Division of Corpora.
tions, Department of State. the fictitious name or
trade name under which it will be engaged in bust-'
ness and In which said business is to be carried
on, to-wit:
COMPANY NAME: Bayside Lumber and Building
S Supply
ADDRESS: 322 Monument Avenue, Port SL Joe,
FL 32456 ,
-* OWNER: RichardRuch
,.. Publish. February 10, 1994.


S IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NUMBER 93-70
PROBATE DIVISION;
IN RE: Estate of
. JASON DYKES. .
" NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the estate of JA-
SON DYKES. deceased. File Number 93-70. Is
S pending n the Circuit Court for Gulf County. Flor.
: Ida. Probate Division. the address of which Is Gulf
County Courthouse. 1000 Fifth Street, Port St.
Joe, Florida. 32456 The name and address of the
Persona] Representative and the Personal Repre-
sentative's attorney are set forth below.
All Interested persons are required to file
WITHIN THREE 13) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBUCAITON OF THIS NOTICE. (11 All
claims against the estate and 121 any objecuon by
an interested person on whom nouce was served
that challenges the validity of the Will, the qualifi-
cations of the Personal Representative. venue or
JurisdicUon of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS. AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
-- DATE of the first publication of this Nonce of
Administration is February 3, 1994
N. MARIE COULSON
4325 Kenwood Avenue
Baltimore. MD 21206
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
THOMAS S. GIBSON
303 Fourth Street
-: ,- P.O. Box 39
Port St. Joe. FL 32456
1904) 229-8211
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
/s/Tonya Knox. Deputy Clerk
Clerk of Circuit Court
Publish: February 3. 10. 1994.


NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 93-94-07
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida will receive sealed bids from any
qualified person, company, or corporation interest-
ed In constructing the following project
1994 ROAD PROGRAM
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
P' e Plans and speciflcatons can be obtained at
SP le-RsIAS [nc.. 326 Reid Aven.e. Port St Joe.
Frda 3245i. 19041 227-7200. The bid must con-
oorm to idon 287.133(3) Florida Statutes. on
public entity cnmes
Completion date for this project will be 90
days from the date of the Notice to Proceed pre-
sented to the successful bidder.
Liquidated damages for failure to complete
the project on the specified dale will. be set at
$100.00 per day
Please indicate on the envelope that this is a
sealed bid. the bid number, and what the bid is
for.
Bids will be received until 5.00 p m. E S.T.
on February 22. 1994. at the Gulf County Clerk of
Courts office. 1000 Fifth Street. Port St. Joe. Flori-
da'32456, and will be opened and. read aloud on
February 22. 1991. at 6 15 pm rr E S.T. The Board
reserves the right to reject any and all bids
Cost for Plans ard Specifications will be
$75.00 per set and is non-refundable Checks
should be made payable to PREBLE-RISH.INC.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Warren J. Yeager. Jr Chairman
Publish. February 3 and 10. 1994


FICTITIOUS NAME
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Ch.
865 09 Florida Statutes. the undersigned intends
to register with the Division of Corporations. De-
partnent of State, the fictitious name or trade
name under which it will be engaged in business
ard min which said business is to be carried on. to-
wIL
COMPANY NAME: Chris Mauncheck Construction
ADDRESS 710 Former Avenue. Mexico Beach.
32410
OWNER Chrinstopher Matnicheck
Publish Februar) 10. 1994


NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9394-08
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County. Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation interested in sell-
ing the County the following described personal
property:
1-New riding Type Lawn Mower 16
HP, 52 inch,, Briggs & Stratton Motor,
additional information may ,be ob- -
tained from the Gulf County Mainte-
nace Department; 1000 Fifth St., Port
St. Joe, FL32456 (904) 229-6251.
Delivery date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
day.
Please indicate on envelope that this is a
SEALED BID, the BID NUMBER, and what the bid
is for.
I Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m., EST,
February.22, 1994, at the office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Coiurt, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St. Joe, Florida .32456. The Board re-
serves the right to reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA -
/s/Warren J. Yeager. Jr.. Chairman
Publish- February 10. 17. 1994


LEGAL NOTICE
All Interested pares wilhin Gulf count) are
hereby advised that Gulf County Association for
. Retarded Citizens. Inc (GCARC). is applying to the
Florida Departmnent of Transportation for a capital
grant under Section 18 and/or Section 16 of the
Federal Transit Administration for the purchase of
one III converted van to provide non-emergenc)
stretcher service. Cost is estimated at $25.000
C A public hearing has been scheduled at Gulf
County Association for Retarded Citizens. Inc.
200 Peters Street. Port St Joe. FL on February 14.
1994. at 1.00 p.m for the purpose of advising all
interested parties of service being contemplated if
grant funds are awarded and to ensure that con.
templated services would not represent a duplica-
tion or current or proposed services provided by
'_existing transit or paratransit operators in the
area. .. p' '
The hearing will be conducted if ard only if
a written request for the hearing- Is received by
February 11, 1994. .
Requests for a hearing must be addressed to
Gulf County Association for Retarded Citizens.
Inc.. Po Box 296. Port St Joe. FL 32456 and a
copy sent to Mr. Bobby Gnce. U.S 90 East, Chi-
pley. FL 32424-9990.
Publish February 10. 1994 '

INTHE CIRCUIT COURT.
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA.
IN AND FOR CULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
CASE NO 93-305
MID STATE TRUST 11.
a Delaware business trust
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Va.
PAUL MICHAEL TODD AND
COUE LYNN TODD, AND I
CHARLES A. COSTING.
Personal Representative of the
Estate of Kenneth Dean Todd,
Deceased,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:..
Notice is hereby given pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 7th day of Feb-
ruary, 1994, and entered in Case No. 93-305 of
the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Cir-
cuit, In and for Gulf County.Florida, .in the above-
styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at the front door of the Gulf County
Courthouse in Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 a.m.
on the 1st day of March, 1994, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment. to-wit:


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/s/ Tonya Knox, Deputy Clerk
Publish February 10 and 17, 1994.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOURrEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 93-320-CA
MID STATE TRUST II.
a Delaware business trust
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOHN W. MARSHALL AND JO ANN MARSHALL,
HIS WIFE; AND ITT FINANCIAL SERVICES, a Min-
nesota corporation,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
TO.WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Nouce is hereby given pursuant to a Final
Judocircrn ot Foreclosure dated the 7th day of Feb-
ruan 199-1. and entered in Case No. 93-320-CA
of the Circuit Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Cir-
cuit, in and for Gulf County, Florida, in the above-


styled cause. I will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at the front door of the Gulf County
Courthouse in Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 a-m.
on the 1st day of March,' 1994, the following de-
scribed .property as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:
Lots twelve (12) and thirteen (13)
less the East thirty (30) feet of lot
thirteen (13), in Block Three (3), J.
R. Norton Subdivision, Port SLt.
Joe, Florida; according to the offi-
cial plat thereof on file in the office
of the Clerk of Circuit Court, Gulf
County, Florida.
DATED this 7th day of February, 1994.
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
/s/ Tohva Knox. Deputy Clerk
Publish'Febmanr 10 and 17; 1994.


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$9,500. Overstreet Road. Owner fi-
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Fantasy Properties, Inc.
~/ V >1200 u.s. Hw,,. 98 .
S-Meco Beach, FL 32410
' (904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478 RLO
S ", NEW LISTINGS: REALTOR

St. Joe Beach, Pelican Walk. 138 Pelican Walk 4.
bedroom, 2 bath, "Seaside style" home with a gulf
view .Approximately 1,300 sq. ft. on a 60'xO100' lot
near Gulfaire. Ceramic tile in the kitchen. Washer and
dryer will stay. $71,500.

Port S. Joe Avenue C Lot 5, Block 1006, 50 x 100'
cleared lot. Priced to sell at $3,500.

Cape San Blas Gulf ShoTe Drive close to Gulf. One
nice 50' x 100' lot, $24,000. ,

Price Reduction Gulf Front Townhouse end unit -
Dolphin Run Mexico Beach. Completely furnished,
tastefully decorated $110,000 reduced to $102,000.

JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor

ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor


Lot #10, block C, Howard Creek
Properties Unit Two, an unrecord-
ed subdivision of a portion of the
N 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4
of Section 7, Township 7 South,
Range 8 West and the N 1/2 of
the NW 1/4 of Section 8, Town-
ship 7 South, Range 8 West, 'Gulf
County, Florida; also described as
follows: Commence at the North-
east comer of Section 7, Township
7 south, Range 8 West., Gulf
County, Florida; thence North
89*53 35" West along, the North
line of said Section for 655 99.
feet; thence South 008624 West
,for 253 feet to the Point of Begin-
"nng. Thence continue South
053'35" West for 218 feet; thence
North 89553'35"' West parael with
the North line of saod techor, 7 for
100 feet; thence North' 0*08'25'
East .for 218 feet; thence South
8953'35" East parallel with the
North line of said Section 7 for
100 feet tb the Puiri oof Brgriru-g
DATED this 7th dayv of Februan. 1994.
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT .


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NEW LISTING:
Mexico Beach, 508 Fortner. 1991 Cavalier M.H. 3 br./2 ba. Near
the beach, $43,500.00.
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Mexico Beach, 102 S. 39th SL, 3 br/ 1 1/2 ba., 1g. screened
porch, furnished, good rental. $93,700.00.
Mexico Beach, 107B S. 41st St. 2 br.,/1 1/2 ba. Furnished, excel-
lent rental, $49,000.00.
Mexico Beach, 139 PalmSt., 2 br.,2 1/2 ba. plus den. Stilt home
with parking underneath. On 1 1/2 lots. $79,900.00.
Gulfaire, 105 Cristin's Curve, 4 br.,/2 ba., Owner financing,
$79,000.00.
Mexico Beach, 78 First St., 2 br., 1 ba., fireplace, screened porch,
approx. 100'x280' lot. $75,000.00.
St. Joe Beach, Coronado St., Lot 7, Blk. 29. $15,000.00.
Gulf Co. Farms (near Dalkeith), 10 acres, septic tank, well, pow-
er pole, $27,500.00.
Call us to list your properly for sale and check oit
Q u i our long term rentals.

GulfOire
S- (904) 648-5716

'l IKE DUREN, Broker

JANICE BROWWELL, Salesperson ELLEN MEGILL, Salesperion
Res. 648-8761 Res. 648-8872