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FIFTY-SEVENTH YEAR, NUMBER 76
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1994
Belin Says Trust Reorganization Won't Affect Local Interests
During the past week, there has been an
air of uncertainty and concern throughout
Port St. Joe, due to copies of an article re-
printed from Florida Trend magazine circulat-
ing the city, telling of an upheaval in the camp
of the duPont Trust officers, holders of a ma-
jority of the stock of St. Joe Paper Company,
owners of the St. Joe Forest Products paper
mill-here in Port St. Joe.
in addition to the paper mill, the firm owns
and operates Apalachicola Northern Railroad
Company, St. Joseph Telephone and Tele-
graph, and St. Joseph Land and Development
Company, all with headquarters here in Port
St. Joe and the backbone of the economy of
the entire area.
The fact that the majority stockholder is
maneuvering for position among the member-
ship and talking'"sale" of some of the St. Joe
Paper Company assets has generated a feeling'
of uncertainty throughout the Port St. Joe
BELIN REASSURES CITIZENS
In talking with J. C. Belin Tuesday, the
former chairman and CEO of the firm told The
Star there was no need for concern by local
employees, citizens, businessmen or anyone
else whose future is tied to St. Joe Forest
Belin said the Trust membership-Belin,
Alfred duPont Dent and Winfred Thornton,
along with a corporate Trust member, Na-
tionsBank-has agreed on a method of opera-
tion to provide for the betterment of the Trust.
The present trustees haie agreed to what
Belin described as a "very fine and equitable
settlement," to their problem, which Florida
Trend said was sounding like the break-up of
the corporation which has been one of the
most solid operations in the state of Florida
since 1935. The magazine said, "St. Joe Paper
has been accumulating assets for more than
half a century. But with the majority share-
holder cash hungry, it may be upifor sale.",
That statement, printed in the major busi-
ness magazine in Florida is what had people'
dependent upon St. Joe Paper's future. upset.
TRUST FUNDS CHARITIES
T, he entire conglomerate of. St. Joe compa-
nies is the source of operating funds for the
Nemours Foundation, operated by Alfred I.
duPont Testamentary Trust, which owns 69%
of St. Joe Paper. Belin is promoting the sale of
part of these holdings, to push up the value of
the stock, providing more capital for the bene-
ficiaries of the trust.. Stock in the company
wasn't even listed on the market until the last
couple of years. Rumors of the pending sale or
partial sale sent the value of St. Joe's stock
upward from $38.75 in June of last year to
$60.50 by September 1 of this year.
This would increase money to fund the Al-
fred I. duPont Institute for Crippled Children,
the Nemours Clinic and the Nemours Health
Clinic-all dependent on St. Joe earnings for
funding their operations.
The disagreement had deteriorated to the
point that Belin filed suit against Thornton
and his position in May of last year. He told
The Star Tuesday that accord had been
reached in the suit to the agreement of both
parties. As a result of the agreement, three
more trustees will be named to guide the Tes-
tamentary Trust and other matters agreed
upon but not revealed as yet.
Belin said the matter being considered by
the Testamentary Trust should have no bear-
ing on the operation of the company. 'We're
trying to. provide for the betterment of the
Trust and care of its beneficiaries."
Gulf Gets Disaster
Money for Repairs:
State,Feds, Crack Down on Mobile Homes;
Must Meet Strict Standards Throughout State
Gulf County will get part of
its dirt roads, which were dam-
aged by recent flood waters, re-
paired with federal money-
nearly a half million dollars of
federal money. The Saul's Creek
road has become eligible for a
large chunk of the special disas-
ter fund financing for repairs,
with bids being received Tuesday.
The road was washed out in at
least three places by the floods
which caused such damage to the
road bed-i that it is impassable.
' The County Conimmiision' iac-
cepted C. W. Roberts Contracting
Company's bid to do the job for a
total of $298,450. Tuesday night.
Roberts will provide additional fill
dirt for $60,000 in an alternate to
the bid, and $11,595 to seed the
road shoulders. He has 60 work-
ing days to complete the job.
The only other bid received on
the project was from Florida As-
phalt of Panama City. which bid
$498,845 for the base bid and
$195,000 for the additional fill
The Board agreed to install
culverts on the road, to prevent.
such wash-outs from happening
again." The culverts weren't in-
cluded in the bid, as the federal
disaster funds would only cover
putting the road back like It was
before it washed out
In a related item, .the Com-
mission agreed to build $350.000
worth of paved roads throughout
the county next year. financing
the paving with secondary road
The roads haven't been iden-
tified yet- as to which ones will re-
ceive the paving, but the Board
will do $70,000 worth in each of
the five districts.
Identification of the roads. en-
gineering and calling for bids will
all be done by the first of the
CRACK DOWN ON
The state and federal govern-
ments have come up with strin-
gent requirements for mobile
homes In Florida-especially
along the coastline-to prevent a
re-occurrence of the experience at
Homestead with Hurricane. An-
Gulf and Franklin ,counties,
here in north Florida, have the
tightest regulation of any county
in north Florida.
Mobile homes of the conflgu-
ration required by HUD aren't
even being made yet, anywhere in
the United States. The new regu-
lations came into effect on July,
13 of this year.
Two new requirements hit
Gulf county, making it; mandatory
that all mobile homes sold after
the July .'l date, must carry a
Zone 3 rating. This means they
must carry a rating, saying they
will withstand 100 mile per hour
winds. This is a requirement all
over the state.
Gulf and Franklin county
have an additional stringent re-
quirement, stating that all mobile
homes located within 1500 of the
seashore must be able to with-
stand "more than a 110 mph
wind" as well as be equipped with
special tie-downs and an engi-
neered concrete foundation.
"What they said was, we'll not
have mobile homes in the county, -
unless some manufacturer can i ...''
devise one to meet these specifi-
cations." Building Department Di-
rector Don Butler said. "Nobody
makes such a mobile home at the
present time," he pointed ouL
Butler estimates the new Two Women Sli
rules will increase the price of
mobile homes by $10-$25.000. Two Wewahitchka women
OTHER BUSINESS were slightly injured in a two car
In other Items of business, accidentt at the Intersection -of
the Commission: Long Avenue and Seventh Street
-Gave Jerry Stokoe permis- last Friday at approximately 1:00
. toae irro n tok o.0 nnn ,r,, p.m.
'New C. C.
Michael Hammond, who
made national news by be-
coming the youngest man
in Florida to be elected a
county commissioner two.
years ago, now becomes
the youngest county com-,
mission chairman. .
Hammond took over
the post from retiring '
chairman Warren Yeager
at the regular meeting of
the Board Tuesday eve-
He will fill the position
for a year, on a rotating
basis. The Gulf County
Commission ,; .changes
chairmen every October.
Gulf County's Seafood Pro-
ducers and Consumers will have
its final ."pepn meeting" before the
November 8 election, it was an-
nounced, this week by Eugene
Raffield, organizer of the educa-
tional session on what banning
commercial fishermen's nets will
mean to the state of Florida.
The first of these meetings
was held two weeks ago, but a
driving rain all day long, had an
affect on the attendance.
The meeting will be held Sun-
day afternoon, beginning at 3:00
p.m., in the union hall building
on. Sixth Street, here in Port St.
Joe. Several short videos will be
shown, which will be aired over
south Florida TV stations from
now until election.
The commercial fishermen in-
vite everyone to attend this meet-
ing and hear the fishermen's sto-
ry on banning nets. As their
advertising says, "Get the REAL
story behind the proposed net.
ban in Florida and what it will do
to our economy."
Uon of their new Senior UAccording to Police Depart-
ment Sgt. Joe Nugent. Pamela F.
(See COUNTY on Page 3) Burke, 37. was headed north on
The scallop gathering season
took another blow last Friday.
when the Florida Marine Commis-
sion recommended that another
month be sliced off the season in
St. Joseph Bay. The Commission
recommended serious :curtail-,
ment of the scallop season last
year, which was later ratified by
the Florida Cabinet into law.
After Friday's action, the FMC
will recommend to the Cabinet, at
their meeting in late November,
that the season be established'
from August I through Septem-
ber 30. A year ago. the season
was shortened to July I until
September 30. .
A special two day season will
also be recommended for July 4
and 5, in addition to the two
Tamara Laine, Chamber of
Commerce executive' secretary,
appeared before the FMC meet-
ing, held in Ft. Myers, in an at-.
tempt to preserve more of the ab-
breviated season than the
A large crowd turned out during the nice weather Saturday
morning to participate in the annual Health Fair, sponsored by
Port St. Joe's health care services and have free tests done. the
Centennial Building was filled with displays and exhibits from
home nursing, hospital, rescue, emergency medicine and medi-
cal maintenance firms and organizations, showing their wares
and stressing the need for regular health maintenance examina-
Long Avenue, driving a '91 model
Chevrolet. As she approached the
intersecUon, she saw that Mary
E. Bass. 76, also of Wewahitchka,
driving a '91 Buick. west on Sev-
enth Street, was not going to stop
for the intersection.
Sgt. Nugent said Burke took
evasive action, but the two vehi-
She said it was brought out
at the meeting that the scallop
population was in no danger here
. in St. Joseph Bay, but "the com-
mission felt, that with the bay
open and the rest of Florida
closed to scalloping, there would
be such pressure on the bay seal-
lops they would be destroyed."
The season was shortened
last year because of the scallop
population over the rest of the
state was disappearing. Scallops
existed only in Steinhatchee and
cles collided, causing serious
damage to both machines.
Both Burke and Bass were
taken to Gulf Pines Hospital by
South Gulf County Ambulance,
where they were treated and re-
The accident is still under in-
St. Joseph Bay, in a any num-
.bers. It, was revealed then: that
the St. Joseph Bay scallop popu-
lation is plentiful.
Laine said the shortened sea-
son wasn't a "done deal" yet. "It
still has to be approved by the
Cabinet," she said.
The abbreviated scallop har-
vesting season is to 'be in effect
for three years. "They didn't say
what they recommended for the
bay after three years," Lalne said.
In the photo at left, Carolyn McNeill of Gulf Pines Hospital
.shows Jeri Ashcraft some of the services available at the hospi-
tal. In the photo at right, Bonnie Johnson of Spectrum Home
Health prepares to do a blood pressure check on Rhonda Cas-
well. Other health checks and tests were done during the Fair to
all who wanted them done.
* '7 ~, I
ghtly Injured in Wreck Friday
Bay Scallops TakeAnother Hit; Season Reduced
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13,1994
THE LATEST WORD FROM the polls is that the casino gam-
bling question going before the voters as a constitutional amend-
ment in November is dead! Even with the high-powered advertis-
ihg campaign those supporting casino gambling have
bombarded Florida voters with in the past couple of weeks, the
question seems to have turned off Florida voters.
We're not surprised. Florida citizens are unusually cognizant
of what is going on. They realized that such ad campaigns cost
money. big money! The casino people are naturally big gam-
blers, but the, people of Florida know they are gambling that
they-the casino operators-will more than be repaid, should
the question pass. Operators aren't .paying for that expensive
campaign merely because they are good citizens interested in
the future of Florida.
BUT, WE'RE NOT RESTING on the laurels of victory yet. No,
that rest will be reserved for Wednesday, November 9, if we do
indeed defeat the, casino forces once again. We read the other
day where it will be the third defeat in 16 years.
If we left the voting up to non-Florida residents, the measure
would probably pass. Florida residents, for the most -part, are
still interested in Florida remaining a state where a family may
take their children on vacation with reasonable assurance of. a
wholesome atmosphere and a modicum of safety.
Casino gambling doesn't present a family atmosphere. It has
a taint to it, regardless of what the operators do to make it more
ANOTHER REASON TO GIVE casino gambling the old heave
ho on November 8. The other day, riding to work, my, radio was
tuned to WKGC-as usual-listening to the commentary in the
morning. It seems the shrimpers in Louisiana face being put out
of business, much like they face, along with commercial fisher-
men, in Florida. The reason given was that a certain strain of
turtle has only 500 of the species left on earth, with shrimp nets
getting the blame for killing them.
We have a theory.
The casinos of Louisiana and Mississippi are responsible for
their shrinking numbers. The bright lights of the casinos along
.the shore, are keeping the turtles from coming ashore to lay
their eggs. Hence, turtles are vanishing!
It makes about as much sense as laying the blame at'the feet
After 50 Years
AFTER MORE THAN 50 years of operating out of an office
here in Port St. Joe, Florida Power Corporation is folding its tent
and pulling back its area headquarters to Apalachlcola.
That's a blow to Port St. Joe, even though FPC's maintenance
crew will remain headquartered here. It's more of a nostalgic
blow than it is a loss of a hefty payroll. It's that too. but nothing
like it could be.
It is our understanding that two and a half office personnel
are to be eliminated from our community. They may work in the
FPC system elsewhere and they may just lose their jobs. At any
rate, the office personnel at Florida Power are our neighbors. We
have all 'become accustomed to greeting them when we go to pay,
dtir electric bill. We will miss that convenience.
WE SUPPOSE EVEN A utility has a need to cut expenses.
They are guaranteed a percentage of profit over operating ex-
penses, but even utilities can't get by with a lot of fat on their
payroll or in their operation.
It was only a year ago that the utility which has served this
portion of Gulf county so well and so faithfully for so many
years, first began to draw their wagons into a circle.. Several of
their offices were closed then and the office managers they.re-
tained were assigned to larger territories. We lost our exclusive
manager, Mike McDonald, to the Monticello district.
Other money-saving changes were made in the company
which we were not cognizant of. but they were made, all the
WE ASK OURSELVES, what will a couple of clerks being
eliminated from the company save Florida Power? How much
money could that be? The firm will still need to collect bills, or
else have someone else do it for them. Nobody works for no sala-
ry these days.
We suppose, that by the time one adds up all the jobs they
are eliminating throughout the system-we understand they are
eliminating a total of 500 Jobs-it will mean considerable to their
bottom line: perhaps a percent or two of their income.
But one thing we insist on with this economy,move: we insist
on the same quality service and want to see these economies be-
ing realized in other ways besides two or three of our neighbors
.being put out of work!
T-watched the Country Music
Association's awards show last
week. My goodness, it was cer-
tainly a prestigious affair with all
the proper accolades and dressed
up, flashing, neon trimmings. It
was-in every sense of the word-
a star studded spectacle. I'm sure
CBS was pleased with the fast
pace- all- the- big- names- got-
with- a- little- dazzle- and- lots-
of-lights-production. Slick is the
word that comes to mind. And
hair. If it was anything, it was a
big hair night.
Now, before I go any further,
let me, remind you that I don't
have to defend my country music
position. It's well documented
that I have been "with 'em" from
the beginning. I have eaten those
beans, worn those jeans and
picked and grinned with them
since WSM. the Air Castle of the
bunker Down with Kes
"I Ain't Never!"
South, beamed the Grand Ole
Opry into my home each and eve-
ry Saturday night. That was back
in the early 50's. Country music
wasn't "making it" on CBS back
in those days. And we had to wait
'til Saturday night 'cause there
weren't any stations playing
country music during the week.
None. And big stage production
world tours? You've got to be kid-
I'm pleased with the progress
country music has made. I, as
well as any one, understand how
far it's come. But let's be careful.
Part of Hank Williams' appeal is
that he'd come out, grin, 'Ya'll do-
ing all right out there? Hot, ain't
it. Hey, Mertle, good to see you.
Me and the boys got a new song
we'd like to try on you all. Hit
goes something like this here......
Reckon Hank would have
made it in CBS . ? 'Course,
he didn't have the hair to "make
it" at the awards show. ,r'.
I couldn't for the life of me
figure out what Little Richard was
doing there. . and was the
Grand Ole Opry mentioned at all?
I wish a guy like Rod Bras-
field or the Duke of Paducah
would have strolled out right in
the middle of the proceedings and
said to Vince Gill, "Do you know
what the last words ever spoken
by- a redneck are?-
I'm sure Vince would have
laughed, but not so hard that a
hair would have moved.
I hate to be critical, but the
whole evening didn't seem down
home Nashville to me. It felt more
like New York or Beverly Hills
Did John Michael Montgom-
ery win the Horizon Award or was
that Michael Martin Murphy? It
was the one that wears the over-
sized cowboy hat........and
thanked his manager and his
producer and his hair dresser:
ahead of his wife.
I tell you-it's about reached
the point in country music where
you can't tell your Brooks from
As that production unfolded
on my TV screen. I kept wonder-
ing where is Ray Price. Webb
Pierce and Faron Young? Country
by Kesley Colbert
music singers shouldn't be al-
lowed to get on a national televi-
sion broadcast in 1994 without
thanking and acknowledging
those three. When one of those
boys cut down on a number no
one had to turn to a friend and
ask, "Did you catch his name?"
Webb put on that bright
green, sequin-filled suit and took
country music into places it
sometimes didn't want to, go.
Webb wasn't' shy about ."being
country" and in the early 50's he
got in an old beat up automobile
and took his music to the people.
It wasn't easy. Small towns, true
honky tonks, folks making fun of
the "twang", no money, the steel
man quit, all night fights, and
mornings spent trying to get to-
mato stains out of green pants.
Ray aand Faron couldn't let
Webb have all the ."fun". They
grabbed a guitar and joined it. If
you think it was easy-you ought
to see the knots on Faron's
head...... By the mid 50's, people
are going to work in the mornings
singing. 'Tm In the Jailhouse
Nowu,". And they're headed home
that afternoon humming, "Live
Fast. Love.Hard. Die Youtng and
Leave a Beautiful Memory".
A radio station out in Tyler,
(See KESLEY Page 3)
Im Having Unaccustomed Success WithFall Tomato Garden
-I .PUT IN MY spring tomato
crop back in September. It took'
that long for the opportunity and
the desire to get together and
mesh adequately to actually get
the crop planted.
I must admit, the fall planting
date is better than the summer
date. The summer date Is-and
was-awfully hot to be out in the
sun, digging holes for planting,
pruning, watering, weeding, ferti-
lizing. etc. : c
Late September and early Oc-
tober are ideal times to do these-
activities. The edge has been tak-
en off the hot sun. The humidity-
is low and the bugs are almost
gone. My crop is in and doing
All four plants are thriving
from a watering, which mother
nature has been taking care of.
Weekly fertilizing is making the
plants virtually jump out of the
ground. I have few to no bugs or
worms to eat up the plants. I
planted four plants and four
plants are still alive and doing
well. You can't beat a percentage
like that. '.:. :
As Gil Williams says, "It don't
get no better than this!"
I think his english construc-
tion is a mite on the Kentucky
side, but his reasoning is right on
MY FOUR PLANTS, growing
in large pots, are blooming :now.
It'll only be a matter of time be-
fore I can harvest some- of those
delicious home-grown and home-
ripened tomatoes to enjoy.
The good thing about growing
them in pots is that I can bring
them inside on those cool nights
when we expect frost or weather
cool enough to damage the fruit.
A couple of years ago, I took
some pictures of tomato plants'
which were turning out fresh to-
matoes for Mrs. J. C. Culpepper.
Now, Mrs. Culpepper could make
a plastic stick grow and produce
fruit, but I was impressed by the
fact that she. actually had fresh
t6mnatoes at Christmas-time..
Her tomato crop was in pots.
and she told me how she just car-,
ried them inside when' cold
weather threatened. "I have fresh'
tomatoes all year round," she
I WILL. NEVER HAVE the
green thumb that.Mrs. Culpepper
has; nor even' the growing capa-
bility of Frenchie. They are both.
exceptional women with a dried
up stick or a spindly plant.
I've told you on more than
one occasion how Frenchie keeps
things standing around for
Imonths-even years-in pots, be-
fore she plants them. They always
thrive, for some reason or anoth-
The only thing I have ever
planted and had to thrive and do
well is a satsuma tree. Now, that
does well I have all the satsumas
I can eat every year. The tree
looks good. It thrives and fills the
springtime with the smell of its
blossoms and the fall with the-
sweetness of its fruit.
Neither of my two pecan trees
have ever done anything but fill
up space in the yard. No pecans.
They attract birds and squirrels,
but no pecans.
I've planted over a dozen dog-
wood trees in the yard. Currently,
there are three live dogwoods on
the Ramsey estate. Plum trees are
planted and die every
year. My lone bearing pear tree
had to be cut down and my apple
BUT WE HAVE Frenchie's
day lillies, caladiums, ferns, azal-
eas, camellias, pansies, chrysan-
themums, roses, and a bunch of
things I don't know the name of,
all over the yard! Things Frenchie
plants just growl Things I plant
seem to delight in curling up and
That's why I am so pleased
with my four tomato plants. They
show every. indication of becom-
ing a productive venture. All be-
cause I took the advice of Mrs. J.
C. Culpepper and planted four
plants in pots of potting soil, a
small amount of clay and a bag of
I can just taste that tomato
I think I'll go home after I get
through with this column and
give them a little pep talk. Sort of
urge them along, you know. I've
heard where plants do better if
one only talks to them occasion-
ally, encouraging them to do bet-
ter, telling them how good they
look, taste, smell, etc.
OUR BACK YARD looks like
the Hanging Gardens of Babylon,
there are so many things planted
there. Mrs. Culpepper's does too.
Frenchie and Mrs. Culpepper are
planters of everything they can.
get their hands on. -
Whereas, my planting experi-
ence is very limited because of
discouragement caused by the
many failures of my many efforts.
My tomato crop, coming along
nicely, may just change my out-
look on things planted. It may be
I'll finally realize a plant's aim in
this world isn't to get my goat!
St. Joseph Bay
., Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
Oct. 14 6:56 a.m. H 1.4 4:19p.m, L 0.7
Oct. 15 8:35 a.m. H 1.2 4:04 p.m. L 0.9
I 10:45 p.m. H 1.1
! Oct. 16 4:24 a.m. L 0.9 11:06 a.m. H 1.0
17 2:58 p.m. L 1.0 10:09 p.m. H 1.2
Oct. 17 6:07 a.m. L 0.7 10:12 p.m. H 1.4
Oct. 18 7:12 a.m. L 0.6 10:30 p.m. H 1.5
Oct. 19 8:04 a.m. L 0.5 10:56 p.m. H 1.6
Oct. 20 8:51 a.m. L 0.4 11:26 p.m. H 1.7,
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 1994
Head Start Opens inWewa
First of Five Centers to Open in North Florida
We Sold Our House and
I Don't Feel So Good
We had lived in that one house for all but 18 months of the last
18 years. That was the 18 months just after I lost my job (I was
fired) andywe had to move to Memphis, then to Nashville and then
back to Port St. Joe.
It's sad, moving out of a house that you have shared with your
family and friends for that long. We have moved before but it was
nothing as traumatic as this move. There are so many memories in
I remember well thejoy of our new job and a new house that we
all shared when we first moved in back in December, 1976. Arid I
well remember the sadness we shared the day I was fired. The only
job I had' ever been fired from and me with a wife and three kids.
Many of you know the horror of that position. It may give you char-
'acter but it ain't no furil .
The day Mr. Ted Whitfield died was a sad one, as was the day
"Buck" Griffin passed away. When wx told our oldest son (he was
about 10 years 'old at the time) about tis death, he cried and on, his
way to school he stopped in to give his. condolences to Mrs. Griffin.
Jed and Mr. "Buck" were close, as was Mr. "Buck" with many.
Then there was the day Jed got his first dog. He named him
Bruno in tonor of a dog I once had. And I'll never forget the day'
Bruno bit Roy Smith. That was the day I told Jed the sad news! He
had to get rid of Bruno. He took it like a man and started finding
someone who needed a good dog. ':
The morning I came down the stairs to drink coffee and my wife
told me, "Honey, I have some bad news for you," is one I'll never for-
get. 'What is it?" I said. "Elvis Presley 'died last night,", she said. I
couldn't believe it. I didn't even know'he was sick! I was a fan.
The day Preacher McCurdy came tp. visit, was an unforgettable
day. He came to invite us to join the church. I told him I wasraised
in .the,Assembly of God Church and .my, wifewas raised'.a'Baptist.
"What would it take for me to get-you both to join our church?" was
his reply. "Just ask us," was my reply. 'Will ya'll join our church?"
he asked. 'Yes, we would be more than glad to join if ya'll will ac-
The very next Sunday we were both converted and I was bap-
SUsed. Brother McCurdy didn't believe in wasting any time. especial-
:ly when it came to new members! He didn't seem to trust them Bap-
Lists or Assemblies of God when It came to recruiting. "A hungry
dog hunts best," he told me later.
Then there was the day my good friend, Leon Pollock. found out
he had lung cancer. I had been kidding him about losing so much
weight. often telling him he should be checked for AIDS. Little did I
know. Dying of lung cancer isn't my way to go, not that I have a
choice. He was a great friend and I still think of him often. He was a
visitor in our home many times.
And there are the Whitfields. the Murphys, the Joines, the
Coopers, and the Falbes. All wonderful neighbors and friends and
we will miss you....you and our home at 818 Marvin Avenue.
But don t you worry none: We have run some mighty wonderful
people in there to keep you good company.
So many memories in that home. I hope the Swans enjoy It half
as myr h as we.did.. .. .
From Page 2
Texas, starts playing nothing but
You asked Charley Pride how
he got started and he pointed to-
ward Webb Pierce. Faron Young
took a young, promising singer
named Patsey Cline out on her
J'gi Leg/Foot Pain
first road tour. And there hasn't
been a singer to hit Nashville in
thirty-five years that hasn't been
influenced by Ray Price's "Release
Me". "Crazy Arms" or "City Lights".
You can't have a real country
music show without paying hom-
age to those three. Listen. Faron
Young has had seventy-nine top
ten songs in a career that spans
forty years. There's country mu-
sic heroes today that don't know
the words to seventy-nine
I love 'Merle Haggard. I'm glad
he was inducted last week into
, Country Music's Hall of Fame.
But guess who paved the way for
Merle? It's a shame and an em-
barrassment that Ray, Faron.
and Vebb are not "in there" be-
fore Merle. It may be "slick", it
may be politically correct, it may
help CBS rating points--but it
Garth Brooks can pack 'em in
a sold-ou t- two-shows-we'll-get-a-
television-' special- out- of- this-
concert in Dallas in 1994 because
The North Florida Head Start
program opened its flagship .cen-
ter in Wewahitchka on Monday of
this week. Head Start is a federal
program for preschool children
from low income families'. The
North Florida Head Start program
is operated by North Florida Med-
ical Centers, Inc., a not-for-profit
health and education corpora-
tion. Additional centers under the
NFHS umbrella will be opening in
Liberty, Calhoun, Wakulla, and
Madison counties later this
The Gulf Center is located at
.the Wewahitchka Elementary
School and is a cooperative effort
with the Gulf County School Sys-
tem. The Head Start Program is
headed up by Director, Sharon
Gaskin; Parent Involvement/
Social Service Coordinator, Pearl
Hunter; and Education Disabili-
ties CoordinatOr, Brooks Fleming.
The lead teacher is Jan Thorn-
btrg and associate teacher is De-
lois Stacey., Steve Kalifeh, fiscal
officer, Carolyn .Ranle. data entry
clerk, Sherron Miller, administra-
tive assistant, and Lavelle Enter-
kin, bus driver round out the lo-
cal and central staff.
Head Start helps all children'
succeed. Services are offered to
meet the special needs of children
with disabilities. Most children in
Head Start are between the ages
of three and five years old. These
children are offered activities that
help them grow mentally, social-
ly, emotionally and physically. A
unique component of the H1ead
Start Program is the involvement
'of parents In every facet of the
program. Head Start staff realize
that in order to fully assist the .
children they must forge a part-
Head Start Program Director Sharo'n Gaskin is shown with1 CEO Jim McKnight, lead teacher Jan
Thornton, and associate teacher Delois Stacey at the ribbon cutting ceremony held Monday.
nership with the parent 'td work
toward having each child reach
his full potential. A primary goal'
of the program is to. serve the
family as a whole.
North Florida Medical 'Cen-
ters, Inc.'s Chief Executive Offl-
cer, Jim McKnight, commented,
'The, corporation's moving ,into
the Head Start arena was a good
marriage' for both entities and for
thecommunity as a whole. We
are .well positioned to provide the
Head Start program with skilled
professionals to assist With any
health: problems. We will be able
to provide the children, with ,vi-
sion and hearing tests along with
nutritional assessments, immuni-
Jan Thornton and Delois Stacey are shown with students in the new Head Start classroom, serv-
ing children from all over Gulf County.
zations, dental exams, and other
Head Start Director Sharon
Gaskin was excited by the open-
ing and stated, '"We are glad to be
part of the Head Start family and
.extremely happy to finally be pro-
viding services. We are truly ap-
preciative of Athe. assistance a:nd
cooperation offered us by the Gulf
County School System."
The opening of the North'
Florida Head Start centers will
close the:gap in Florida by serv-
ing the only counties that former-
.ly did not have Head Start pro-
grams. Children who attend Head
Start participate in a variety of
educational activities. They also
receive free: medical and dental
care, have healthy meals and
snacks, and enjoy playing indoors
and outdoors.in a safe setting.
According to McKnight. 'The
Head Start program is consistent
with the medical center's mission
to improve the overall health and
well being of the communities we
serve. W\e are especially proud pf
the economic impact. ,this pro,
gram will have on our coMpmur.i
ty. It will create jobs in all
counties where the program oper-
ates and has created nine jobs in
the Wewahitchka area, eight of
which are filled by Gulf County
Mrs. Gaskin stated, "The
Head Start program will operate
on the same schedule as the ele-
mentary school with regard U4
days open' and hours of opera'
tion. The children will be trans-
ported to and from school on
school buses owned by the Head
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' n 1954 Webb and Ray and Faron
were "selling" country music in
front of 52 people' In Demopolis.
SAlabama. and ':27; more a night
later in McComb. Mississippi,,
and 38 in McKenz.e, Tennessee,
and 71 In Ferriday. Louisiana.
and 62 in Bozeman. Montana.
-and 106 ,n Walla Walla. ,,
Let's Vote 'Em In,
Citizens Center to be sure
".,center has the funds' to comp
the building. Stokoe said the C
ter, has a portion of the build
done. $85,000 in the bank,
still may need up to $50,004
-Agreed, to begin the wor
reapportioning the five Cot
Commission districts, as requ
From Page 1
the by Florida law. Chairman Ham-
:lete& mond observed the work should
zen- have been done in 1990, but the
ding board had neglected to do so.
but -Discussed the weighty mat-
, to ter of what to 'do with discarded
fluorescent light bulbs. They have
.k of been declared hazardous and un-
unty acceptable in any of the county's
hired waste elimination facilities.
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all your life
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DAR to Meet Wednesday
The St. Joseph Bay Chapter
of DAR will have its first meeting
on Wednesday, October 19, at 12
noon at the Garden Center on
Ann Garriss will present a
program on Native Americans.
Mrs. Paul Kunel will give a report
on Resolutionsof the 1994 Conti-
David J. Roche and Willie
Mae Holland were united in mar-
riage on September 24 at the
home of Emily Roche. The cere-
mony was performed by Rev. Jim-
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Holland of
Lucedale, Mississippi. The groom
is the son of Emily Roche and the
late Welton C. Roche of Port St.
The outdoor, afternoon cere-.
mony was very informal, en-
hanced by the sunny weather
and beautifully landscaped set-
Edna Holland, sister of the
bride, served as maid of honor.
Michael Roche. brother of the
groom, was best man. Carolyn
Marley passed out bird seed bags
to guests. Patricia Stroud served
the three-tiered wedding cake
from the Flour Mill decorated
with peach colored roses and
white doves while friends and rel-
atives enjoyed a buffet reception
at the Roche home after the cere-
After a honeymoon trip up
the east coast to Massachusetts
and back through the Blue Ridge
Mountains, the couple are back
home in Port St. Joe. The groom
will retire shortly with 30 years in
the Florida Army National Guard,
and the bride is employed with
S.M. Marley and Associates.
Mr. and Mrs. David J. Roche
Delta Kappa Gamma International
Delta Epsilorn Chapter of the
Delta Kappa Gamma Society In-
ternational met at the Blount-
stown United Methodist Church
on Saturday, October 1.
On Sunday, October 16th.
Laity Sunday will be held at First'
United Methodist Church at the
eleven o'clock hour. A special
slide and film presentation will.be
following the fellowship supper
that evening. Dr. Wayne Brad-
shaw, a retired educator from
Troy State University, will be the
speaker. Dr. Bradshaw has re-
cently made a mission trip to
Russia and will be sharing the
story and film during'the evening.
The, provocative devotion pre-
sented by Eloise Ramsey related
to laws-civil and God's.'.'
New members initiated and
welcomed into the society were
Wretha, Des Rosier, ,Ann Hall,
Joyce James, Donna Traylor and
Millie Williams. ,,
, Phyllis Miller. president, pre-
sided at the business meeting.
Members were encouraged to pe-
-titlon the Secretary of State to
place an'amendment to the Flori-
da Constitution on the ballot in
.the general election which would
create separatee funding bill ex-
Sclusively for education, 'hear the
education bill first before other
spending bills, and provide a 48-
hour delay between the time the
I pi the microlffave way I
N utritionists say it is a wise decision to look for ways to reduce the fat
content of our diets. With so many low-fat or fat-free ingredients being'
introduced in every section of the supermarket, the opportunity to create
tasty lower-fat menus has never been brighter.'
Whirlpool Corporation home economists have devised a brunch recipe
using several of these new products. Vegetable-Cheese Brunch Casserole is
colorful, delicious, healthful and easy to prepare using the convenience of
microwave cooking. It makes a simple weekend brunch dish for family,
members to appreciate or guests-to rave about.
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education bill is finalized and the
vote is cast.
Following the business ses-
sion, Mary Sue Jones presented a
clever and enlightening program
demonstrating the identification
A luncheon buffet was provid-.,
ed by the Blountstown members.
The next meeting will be on Sat-
urday, January 21, in Wewa-
Jones and Hall
to Marry Oct 20
Wesley Jones of Wewahitchka
would like to announce the en-
gagement and forthcoming mar-
riage of his mother, Joyce Jones,
to David E. Hall, son of Edward
Hall and the late Mildred Hall.
The wedding is planned for
October 20th at 6:0,0 p.m. CST at
the First Baptist Church of
Wewa. The reception will follow at
the community center. All friends
and relatives .are invited to at-
The Overstreet Volunteer Fire
Department and Ladies'Auxiliary
honored Minnie Herring with a
birthday party and covered dish
Mrs. Herring was born on Au-,
gust 17. 1904, in Andalusia, Ala-
bama. She has resided in Over-
street for the past 37 years. Many
,'of Mrs. Herring's friends dropped
by to help her celebrate her 90th
Mrs. Chrystal Heidt of Savan-
nah, Georgia and Mr. & Mrs.
James L. Bateman of Port St. Joe,
Florida, proudly announce the
engagement of their children, Le-
tha Judy Langston and James
Carlton Bateman, both of Savan-
The bride elect is the great
granddaughter of Mary Hughes
Wetherington, and the grand-
daughter of Mary Shutley Heldt.
all of Savannah. She Is a 1991
graduate of Windsor Forest High
School and Is presently attending
Armstrong State .College in .Sa-
The prospective groom is the
great grandson of the late Alf and
Lorna Millergren of Wewahitchka
and the late Bronnie Barrows of
Attapulgus, Georgia. He is the
grandson of the late Lawrence
Bateman of Wewahitchka, Alfred
and Emmie Jolnes of Port St. Joe,
Doris Jones -and the late H. T.
Jones' of Attapulgus, and James
and Mae Durden of Tallassee, Al-
abama. A 1991 graduate of Port
St. Joe High School, he is pres-
ently serving in the U. S. .Army,
stationed at Hunter Army Air
Base, Savannah, Georgia.
Wedding vows will be ex-
changed October 22nd in Savan-
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL *,THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 1994
The Wewahitchka Senior Citi-
zens will be holding a bake sale
on October 14th from 9:00 a.m.
- 1:00 p.m. There will be a large
variety of cakes and pies for the
public to choose from. All pro-
ceeds will be used to help pay for
meals and transportation.
Anyone wishing to donate is *
asked to bring a cake, pie, or
cookies to the Wewahitchka Cen-
ter before Thursday, 1:00 p.m.
Card of Thanks
Gulf Pines Hospital, the Sen-
ior Citizen Center and the Intera-
gency Council would like to thank
the sponsors, volunteers, and
participants for making this
health fair such a success.
Thanks also go out to City
Hall for the use of the Centennial
building and, of course, to the
community residents for attend-
AARP Fall Conference Will Be Held
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA -
The AARP Fall Regional Confer-
.ence will be held in Tallahassee
on October 26th at the Civic Cen-
ter from,10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m.
Registration and exhibits open at
AARP Associate State Direc-
tor, Alphonso Johnson of Willis-
ton, says the theme "Our Chang-
ing Times" promises to be fun as
well as entertaining and educa-
tional. There willibe exhibits on
various AARP programs, such as
Health Care. Driver Education.'
Tax Assistance, Employment for
Older Persons and informational
sessions. on Health Care Reform
Legislation, Mid-life Career
Changes and Intergenerational
Government and private
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Weds., Fri., & Sat............... 11:30 am 9pm
Thursday ....................... 11:30 am -2:30 pm
Wednesday, Oct. 26, in Tallahassee
agencies (non-commercial) who
work with seniors will also be rep-
The program will start at
10:00 a.m. with a brief welcome
from Tallahassee Mayor, Penny
Herman, and will close at 3:00
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Bike-A-Thon Set for St. Jude's Hospital
Jeb Bush, Republican cai
ernor of Florida, made a 'c
through Gulf County last
:hands, talking with support
:ing the sidewalk. The candi
ling in a special "campaign
several members of* the p
campaign workers. During t
Buying & Selling
A fin. unintimidating
collection of collectables
as well as rare and
unusual antiques. Nearly
eve"' category is
presented with books,
glass, pottery, paintings,
rugs, jewelry, furniture,
architectural items, and
much, much more.
HOURS: 10:30 -5:30
S 7018 Hwy. 98
Beacon Hill, FL
Big pnyd: house wilth 'reenlhoust
I niule east' ithei loie change.
t I 1 15
in Gulf County Friday
ndidate for Gov- day, about 300 supporters gathered fo
campaign sweep barbecue supper at the home of Mr. and N,
Friday, shaking Ralph Rish, south of Wewahitchka, wh
ters and pound- the candidate also enjoyed an evening of
date was travel- R from the rigors of the campaign tr
bus" along with Shown inthe photo above, taken at the 1
press corps; and becue, are Rish, Bush and Rish's wife, I
he: evening, Fri- tha.
Andrews is Volunteer of Year
Nellie Andrews, a resident of
St. Joe Beach, was honored as
the Volunteer of the Year for the
Gulf County Senior Citizens Asso-
ciation. Inc. Mrs. Andrews was
selected for her dedication and
hard work as a member of the
Board of Directors. Her ideas for
fundraising have been invaluable
In helping raise the local match-
ing funds. She has helped deliver
meals to the homebound, provide
transportation, and pick up medi-
cine Tfr the frail who would other-
wise have no way of picking up
their necessities. She provided re-
lief for caregivers of loved ones
and made phone calls to shut-
She is an asset to the com-
munity and organization., always
has time to help someone in
need. Mrs. Andrews was present-
ed a plaque and a certificate from
the Department of Elder Affairs at
wiee 3e einnin s
.... . . . ... .. .. .- ....
: To Fairhope, Alabama. Tina and Brenda :
would like to thank their customers for
their patronage. Also, they would like to
Welcome to our community a Christian :
T-Shirt and gift shop, :::
Gifts from the Heart. :
Good luck, Maria & Brian ::-
a luncheon in Tallalhassee.
'. ', ,
Betty Jo Pate
Has New Workc
Parker Realty of Me
Beach welcomes to their staff
ty Jo Pate. She received her
estate license after completing
David Collins Institute of Real
She is originally from Neb
ka'and has lived in this area
two and one-half years. Jo
rently lives in St. Joe Beach
her husband. James Shani
and their seven month old
Tony. ., :.
Parker Realty has been
business for over 40 years,
they, along with Jo,. invite vo
come by and let their profess
als in real estate help you
your sales or rental needs.
Most people can only imagine
the heartache of watching a
child-your child or grandchild-
suffer from a devastating illness.
Those who are able to see and
hear the laughter and the sights
of healthy children at play-in
playgrounds, parks, school yards,
or even their own backyards-
may not know that Illness can
rob a child of his. health, dignity,.
or' even his young life.
Everyone can help in achiev-
ing the goal of giving ill children a
chance to grow with healthy bod-
ies and minds. Whether parents,
grandparents, or Just caring hu-
man beings, you can help allevi-
ate the pain and suffering of
these children by walking or bicy-
cling in St. Jude's annual Ride for
The Parent Awareness Group
will host a spokesperson from the
Port St. Joe Police Department,
who will explain the newly enact-
ed Juvenile Justice legislation. A
question and answer session will
follow. Find out how this new leg-
islation could affect your chil-
The meeting will be held on
r a Tuesday, October 18th at 7:00
ars. p.m. in the County Commission
r Room, Gulf County courthouse.
The Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission is offer-
inga hunter education course in
Gulf County in October. The
course will be offered Oct. 17, 18,
19 and 20 from 6:00 9:00 p.m.
at the Community Center located
at 210 Third Street in Wewahitch-
Students will receive instruc-1
tion in a variety of outdoor and
hunter-related topics during the
16-hour course and participate in
a range session following the
course. Hunter education train-
Ing Is now mandatory for all per-
sons born on or after June 1,
1975 who hunt In Florida.
Persons instead in attend-
ing this course are asked to call
the GFC's regional office in Pana-
ma City at (904) 265-3676 to pre-
will start October 17th at 6:00
p.m. CDT. For more information,
Contact Gulf County Cooperative
Extension Service at 639-3200 or
Life Bike-a-thon on Saturday, Oc-
Just pick up a pledge form
(and one for a friend) at any area
school office or at Bay St. Joseph
Care Center (after 5:00 p.m., call
Sherrie Bowen at 229-6827).
Children must have a con-
sent form signed by a parent or
legal guardian. Children under
ten must have an adult present
at the site of the "walk-or-bike-a-
thon". Lunch will be provided
In Loving Memory of
Mr. Bobby L. Fields, Sr.
Oct. 10, 1947-Oct. 12, 1993
One year ago you passed away.
Memories are treasures: no one
can steal. Death is a heartache:
no one can heal. Some may for-
get you, now that you are gone:
But We shall remember. No mat-
ter how long.
Til we meet again.
Your devoted family
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Spring 1995 semester. Instructors are needed to teach at Tyndall
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Send letter of application, resume, photocopies of transcripts,
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Highway 98, Panama City, Florida 32401.
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Letter to the Editor:
SportSwriters Refuse to Debate Net Ban
Having read. most of the
sports writers' columns in the
state's newspapers, I had hoped
that sports writers would start to
cover viewpoints other than their
own personal views regarding the
proposed net ban.
No: such luck. As usual, the
opinprins expressed are those of-
the Florida Conservation Associa-.
tion (FCA) the primary commer-
cial fishing basher.
Recently. a sports writer from
my area published what he called
"the, 10 Greatest Myths About,
Amendment 3" -in a recent col-
Sumn. I could easily uise well-
known 'facts and dismantle and
ridicule each of the little "propa-
.ganda-filled" Items in his column;
however, I am not allowed free ac-
cess to the paper as he is.
Since I have limited access
and space to reply to the constant
attacks on my livelihood, let me
address a limited part of the ef-
fect a net ban will have on me
and my family.
My job. What if someone put
an amendment on the ballot to do
away with newspapers because it
kills too many trees to make the
.papei? That's ridiculous, but so
is asking the average voter who
knows nothing about fish to man-
age the fisheries through consti-
What do I say to my 15 year
old daughter when she looks ,up
after reading about the attacks
on my job, and with tears welling
up in her eyes, asks me if she is
still going to be able to go to col-
lege? How .do I calm the rage in
my 17 year old son--a commer-
cial fisherman like his father,
when he reads allegations about
us in the paper he knows are not
true; yet, he has no equal chance
to combat the lies and propagan-
da? And my wife of 19 years, who
thought we had a stable life (with
the exception of a few hurricanes
and storms) who can't under-
stand why a handful of sports
fishermen should be allowed to
mislead the voters of Florida Into
possible doing away with the life
she has known.
If outdoors writers are suc-
cessful in having nets banned, it
is: not fish we are dealing.with,
but men's lives. Any biologist in
the state will tell you this net ban
will. not help the fish. It is a sim-
ple re-allocation of the fish from
the consumers to sportsmen.
Fish for fun instead of fish for
Maybe I could live with it if
the reasons were scientific or bio-
CATFISH STEW! Randy List and P. D. Prows were showing
off this string of catfish Monday, which they had caught in an,
area pond. Prows didn't say so. but all indications were that he
was mighty proud of the five beauties.
Gilbert F. Baxter
Gilbert F. Baxter. 85. of Ma-
Sbank. Texas, passed away Mon-
day morning In Gulf Pines Hospi-
tal following a brief illness. He
had been In Port St. Joe visiting
his daughter. Joy Dale Johnson.
A native of Marietta, Oklahoma.
he had been a resident of Texas
for the past 50 years and worked
as a pipefitter until his retire-
ment. He was a member of the
First Christian Church of Athens,
Texas. Last year, he lost his wiife
of over 60 years, Lavora Baxter.
Survivors include his daugh-
ter and son-in-law, Joy Dale and'
Billy Johnson of Port St. Joe; two
grandchildren and their spouses,
Randy David and Sherry Halley. of
Jonesville, Virginia, and Rachelle
Elizabeth and Ray Alexander of
Emory, Texas; and four great-
Graveside funeral services
'were held at 11:00 a.m. CDT,
.Wednesday at Pilgrim's Rest #2
Cemetery in Emory, Texas. Local
services were provided by Com-,
forter Funeral Home.
Ophelia Brooks, 57. passed
away Monday morning at Moffitt
Cancer Center in Tampa. She was
a native and lifelong resident of
Wewahitchka. and was a member
of the Harvest Church of Mobile.
Survivors include her hus-
band, Larry Brooks of Mobile; her
son. Lauren Brooks of Orlando:
two daughters, Sabrina McDo-
nald of Wewahitchka. and Sher-
les Thomas of Pensacola; five
grandchildren; her mother. Pricil-
la Borders of Wewahitchka; her
brot-her, Haywood Borders of We-
wahitchka, and two sisters. Hazel
Warren of Wewahitchka, and Na-
dine Robertson of Beacon Hill.
The graveside funeral service
will be held at 1:00 p.m. CDT
Thursday at Pleasant Rest Ceme-
tery, conducted by Pastor Rev.
"Half Century Fox!!!"
, '" : N_C^ __
We love you, Liba
Susie. Deby, & Chico
Ross Roberts of Mobile. Friends
may call 10:00 a.m. until 12:00
p.m. Thursday at the Comforter
Funeral Home. Wewahltchka'-
Branch Chapel. In lieu of flowers.
donations may be made to a local
Jeannette Nelson McGee,
58, of Cape San Bias, died Sun-
day, Oct. 9th following a brief Ill-
ness. Mrs. McGee was born and
raised in Flint, Michigan and re-
ceived her education at Saginaw
General Hospital School of Nurs-
Ing. She practiced nursing for
many years, and recently became
a licensed realtor. She was a
member of the United Methodist
A memorial service: was held
at the. First ;United Methodist
Church in Port St. Joe on
Wednesday, October 12th at 2:00
Jeannette was a loving wife
and mother and is survived by
her husband, William C. McGee:
--daughter. Cheryl Whipple and
husband Stephen of Atlanta.
Georgia: son Timothy P. McGee of
Germantown. Maryland: grand-,
son Stephen Bennett Whipple. IV;
parents Mr. and Mrs. Clayton
Nelson of Frankenmuth. Michi-.
gan; brother Gerald C. Nelson
and wife. Donna of Swartz Creek,
Michigan and several nephews"
and their families.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to the Wesley Grove
iUnited Methodist Church. Da-'
mascus, Maryland; First. United
Methodist Church. Port St. Joe,
or the American Cancer Society,
All services are under the di-
rection of the Comforter Funeral
: : -, .
to Loan Officer
First Union National Bank of
Florida, Port St. Joe office, has
promoted Johanna White to Con-
Ssumer Loan Officer. :
: Mrs. White has 16 years'
banking experience. She began
working with the old Florida Na-
tional Bank in 1978 and has
worked in most areas of the
bank. most recently in commer-
cial lending. She is' -a certified
First Linion mortgage lender and
has the knowledge and experi-
ence to make and process, com-
mercial and consumer loans.
A 1979 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School, Mrs. White is
Married to Arthur P. White and
they have two daughters. Casey,
'14 and Leslie, 1i years.
First Union National Bank of
Florida, headquartered in Jack-
sonville, is a subsidiary of Char-
lotte, North Carolina based First
Union Corporation which as of
March 31, 1994 had assets of
$72.6 billion' and operated 1,308
banking, offices in Florida. North
Carolina, South Carolina, Geor-
gia, Virginia. Tennessee. Mary-
land and Washington D. C. 'and
2106 non-banking offices in 39
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logical, but to be put out of work
and home simply because of
someone's greed is not right, and
I am not taking it lying down.
The FCA would debate us
back when this mess first started,
but after being trounced soundly
at each encounter, they resorted
to other means. I have Issued
open invitations before, and here
Is another one. If any outdoors
writers think their, arguments
about .this issue can stand on
their own, meet me in debate
anywhere, anytime. I know you
will not, though, because it is too
easy to put your Nazi-style propa-
ganda in the sports pages where
it cannot be disputed. .
Mike Davis, President
Organized Fishermen of Florida
I should be an authorityon.
children as I have three daugh-
ters, 10 grandchildren, and seven
great-grandchildren, and I am ,
never surprised .'by. the things
they do. Never say NEVER, as I
had a wonderful surprise this'
weekend. I was privileged to have
five local teenagers accompany
me to Eufaula, AL. These children
are a credit to any community
and when I hear others speak of
our country going to "pot" be-
cause of the children we are rear-
ing, I will have to take issue and
cite my companions last week-
As long as our homes,
churches, and schools are train-
ing quality citizens such as these
we can look forward ,to great '
things from this generation.
B. B. Q. Beef
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens will be selling large BBQ
beef sandwiches, with iced tea,
pickles and chips for $3.00 on
October 14th. They will be selling
these at the Port St. Joe park
from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
They will be taking orders and
will deliver to local businesses.
All proceeds will be used for the-
senior citizens building fund.
Please call 229-8466 to place and
order. They appreciate the sup-.'
port given to their monthly din- '
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 13. 1994 PAGE 7A
Correctional Officer Course
Planned at Beach VFD
The Criminal Justice Training
Academy of Gulf Coast Communi-
ty College will be conducting a
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER BASIC
STANDARDS course at the St.
Joe Beach Volunteer Fire Depart-
merit beginning on Monday, No-
vember 7, at 6 p.m. EST. This
450 hour course will meet four
nights a week, for four: hours at
night, and is required in order to
be eligible for the State Certifica-
tion Examination for Correctional
The course requires advance
application, as well as a written
entrance test. There is no charge
for the test and It can be taken on
Tuesday or Thursday afternoons
at the- Port St. Joe Police Station.
For additional information,
please contact Lorne Brooks at
(904) 747-3233, Monday through
Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. CST, or call the Port St. Joe
office at (904) 229-2760 on Tues-
day or Thursday afternoons from
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.
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Ninamdi Frazier (33) takes a handoff from quarterback Ryan
Yeager. He rushed for 47 yards on the evening.
Wewahitchka improved to 4-1
overall and 2-1 in the district as
they defeated Robert F. Munroe of
Quincy last Friday evening. David
Hysmith rushed for 204-yards as
#10 Wewahitchka in Class, AA de-
feated their district rival, 25-12.,
The Gators mounted an al-
most virtual running game, com-
piling 368 total yards and only 18
yards passing. Will Sumner com-
pleted three of six while giving up
SJeff Jones had 152 yards on
St. Joe's defense puts pressure on North Florida Christian's quar- terback as he throws a pass Friday evening.
SharksL se District Ga-e
Three first quarter turnovers'
spelled doom for the Sharks Fri-
day as North Florida Christian
handed St. Joe its. first District
Nine penalties and four turn-
overs were more mistakes than
St. Joe was able to overcome. The
tempo was set early in the game
on the Sharks' first possession
when punter 'Barry Adklson
couldn't come upwith a bad snap
from the Shark center. North
Florida Christian's Baston
scooped up the ball and carried it
six yards to score six points on a
On the next series the Eagles
stopped a Shark drive, intercept-
ing a Ryan Yeager pass on their
own 23 yard line. Ten plays later
North Florida went up, 9-0 with a
23 yard field goal.
,'Just when the Sharks-
thought it couldn't get any worse
running back Ninamdl Frazier
, had the ball stripped away on the
first play from scrimmage after
the kickoff. The Eagles recovered
the fumble on St. Joe's 17 yard
'line and two plays later topk a,
16-0 lead. -
The Sharks' only score came
late in the game as Chris Wil-
liams grabbed a 27 yard touch-
down pass from quarterback
Yeager. The score capped a 10
play. 70-yard drive by the .
St. Joe had the ball with good
19 carries. Williams caught two
passes for 10 yards, and Hysinmlth
had the other reception for eight
First downs 19
Rushing yards 368
Passing yards 18
field position several times during
Sthe course*-of the game (three
times inside the 20 yard line), but
each time failed to put points on
Sthe board, shooting themselves in
the foot with penalties or mis-
takes in execution that either
turned the ball over or stopped
Ninamdi Frazier led all rush-
ers with 11I carries for 47 yards.
Chris Williams caught two passes
for 47 yards and a touchdown.
Jamaall Fenn had two catches for
19 yards. Adkison. Des Baxter.
Andre Thomas and Doyle Crosby
each had one catch.
Carlos Best. led all tacklers
with 12, on.for a loss; followed'by
Robert Williams with eight, Doyle
Crosby with six and Des Baxter
Baxter and Mandricka Miller
each recovered a fumble. Came-
ron Likely picked off the Sharks
The Sharks have an open
date this week, and will resume
play next Friday evening as they
travel to Florida High in Tallahas-
see for a 7:30 p.m. district game.
In last week's win over Apa-
lachicola, Cameron Likely was
named Defensive Player of the
Week with an interception for a
touchdown and a fumble recovery
for a touchdown. Matt Roberson,
offensive lineman, was named Of-
fensive Player of the WVeek.
Port St.. Joe 0 0
N. Fla. Christian .9 7
First downs 10
Rushing yards 69
Passing yards 129
Punts Avg. 1-41
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Gulf County Planning
There will be a meeting of the Gulf
County Planning and Development Re-
view Board on Tuesday, October 18th,
at 10:00 a.m. EDT in the County Com-
mission Meeting Room to consider re-
quests for variances that would allow
structures near wetlands 'on Cape San
Blas and a variance that would allow a
structure to be built within the structure
setback on Highway 98 near Beacon Hill.
Interested persons may attend this meet-
ing and be heard regarding these issues.
For further information, contact the Gulf
County Planning/Building Director at
^ .. .-* ** *
Cross Country to Travel to Niceville
Last Saturday, the boys cross
country team competed in the
FSU Invitationial Cross Country
meet at Seminole Golf Course in
Tallahassee. One hundred ninety-
five runners from 28 schools took
part in the three mile race.
In the team competition,
Jacksonville Bishop Kenny placed
first with 113 points. Pensacola
Catholic placed second (144),
(175), Westover of Albany, Geor-
gia-fourth (179), and Lyman of
Port St. Joe placed 14th over-
all, and third in the gold division
(2A, 3A schools).
In the individual competition,
James Hunt of Orlando Edgewa-
ter placed first with a time of
15:41. Keith Trittschuh of Pensa-,
cola Washington placed second
(15:58), Elias Gonzalez of Oak
Ridge-third (16:01) Derrick Ro-
mich of Orlando Edgewater-
fourth (16:03), and Dominck Ad-
amson of Oak Ridge placed fifth
Germain Clark recorded the
highest finish for the Sharks as
he placed, 23rd with a personal
best time of 16:59. Germain's
time established a new sopho-
more class record.
Gabe Clark placed 31st with
a time of 17:09. Robbie Dixson
placed 88th (18:07), Matt Dixon
placed 129th (19:12), Jonathan
Stripling placed 137th (19:19),
Chad Thompson placed 141st
(19:23), and Eric Sellers placed
According to Coach Gowan,
"we really had a great meet! Ger-
main, Gabe and Chad set new
personal records and our team
time of 90:46 was our best time
of the season. We have three
meets remaining in the season
before district finals. Our goal at
the beginning of the season was
to qualify for the state meet.
Right- now, we are third in our
district behind Pensacola Catho-
lic and North Florida Christian.
We have really worked hard the
last two weeks and we have
closed the gap between us and
Saturday, Oct. 15th, the
team will compete in the Eagle In-
vitational at Okaloosa Walton
Community College in Niceville.
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 1994 PAGE 1B
Honor Roll Students
Port St. Joe High School
9th Grade Dorothy Davis,
Jeremy Dixon,, Jason Gammill,
Kimberly Lamberson, Jarred Pat-
terson, and Casey White.
10th Grade Karen Falbe,
Michael Groh, Gena Johnson,
Tina Klope, Kayce Knox, Stepha-
nie Maxwell, Harmony Priest,
Matthew White. and Eric Wis-
11th Grade Destiny Dan-
lels, Leslie Faison, Heather
Fields, Sarah Fox, Brigette God-
frey, Kristi Lawrence, Serena Lit-
tleton, Elizabeth Redmond, Jen-
nifer Smallwood and Alyson
12th Grade Harlotte Bold-
en, Alice Kennington, Melissa No-
bles and Michelle Wisdahl.
Port St. Joe Elementary Schoo
:Third Grade: A's and B's
Mallory Banks, Jonathan
Barnes, Stephen Besore. Jessica
Bland. Taneisha Bowens, Robert
Davis, Kale Gulllot, Beth Haisten,
Lesley Hall, Latrice Larry, Nabrl-
sha McGowan.. Moses Medina,
Evan Nichols, Lloyd Price, Amber
Priest, Nicholas Reynolds, B. J.
Strickland, Cody Strickland, and
All A's Collins Abrams,
Brittany Alford, Becky Belin,
Tommy Curry, Ashby Davis, Mi-
cah Dodson, Jessica Ford, Molly
Garrett, Ashley Haddock, Ter-
rence Holland, Brian Jones. Cay-
cee Kennedy, Melissa Nixon. Ran-
di Sasser, Stephen Tarantino and
Fourth Grade: A's and B's
A's and B's
9th Grade Joseph Boat-
right, William Bryant,. Heather
Calvarese, Christopher Cathey,
Robbie Dixson, Monique Fennell,
Christy Gay, Sabrina Hanson,
James Kennedy, Quint Klingbeil,
Stephanie Lawrence, Terri Mar-
tin, Krista Nobles, Amanda Phil-
lips, Tommie Richter, Spichael
Stallings, Gregory Summers,
Amanda Turner, Jodie Wear, and'
10th Grade Ronisu Bird.
Amy Buzzett, Gabriel Clark, Ger-
main Clark, Karen Clark, Jesse
Colbert, Doyle Crosby, Joanna
Cutler, Matthew Dixon, Audrey
Franklin, Robbi Funderburk,; Ev-
erett Gant, Jonathan Gilmore,
Charles Lanford, Jennifer Martin,
Priscilla Medina, Randall
SO'Bryan, Elana Rees, Chris Rich-
ardson, Adrian Richbourg, Eric
Sellers, Bryan Simon, Nicholas
Sweazy, John Tatum, Karen
Thomas, William Todd, Pamela
Watkins, Clifford WhiUleld.
Theresa Whitfleld, Christy Wood
and Misty Wood
11th Grade William Adki-
Tessa Collins. James Daniels,
Amy Doster, Addam Duke,: Sarah
Grimes. Carla Johnson, Sarah'
Quaranta. Jennifer Rameld. Ma-
thew Rose, Jessica Sherrill, Jona-
than Wanchik, and Tyler Wel-
All A's Susan Ellmer, Col-,
leen Falbe, Patrick Fitzgerald,
Margaret Gibson, Jolie Hogan,
and Bryan Thomas.
Wewahitchka Elementary School
School Is proud to present the
first six weeks honor roll.
Third Grade: Sean Burch.
Blake Butler,. Dawn Hall,. Drew
Hall, Kyle Hall, Anthony Hoover.
Laura Husband, Tocarra Jones.
James McCorvey. Holly MerritL
Lindsay Miller. Travis Pippin. Ell--
sha Tillery, Jessica Wells, Monica
Zito. Fourth Grade: Jonathan
Adams, Barbara Alderman, Cort-
ne Hoover, Judith Husband, Kelli/
Jackson, Jesse Knee, Derrick
McMillion, Meagan Morris, Mo-
nique Sirmons, Timothy Slay.
Laura Spivey. Fifth Grade: Lind-
sey Carter, Alex Chan, Maquita
Culver, Tonya Hall, Ryan Martin,
Kimberly McMilloln. Sixth Grade:
A's & B's
Third Grade: Shelble Adams.
Trampus Andrews, Justin Body,
Byron Brooks, Shanna Collier,
David Curtis, Shawn Davis. Ed-
ward Dunkle, Stephanie Grimes.
Dottle Hall, James Hall, William
Harrell, Bobbi Hester, Candace
Little, Veronica Marsh. Triniton
Myers, Hunter Nunnery, Jona-
than Smith, Dirk Sylvester, Kris-
tal Travis, Brittany Turner, Ash-
ley Ward. Cassle Ward. Brandi
Williams. Joseph Worley.
Fourth Grade: Sheena
Barnes, Aleasha Hand. John Lil-
Port St. Joe Middle School
Chris Earley, principal of Port
St. Joe Middle School announces
the honor roll for the first six
weeks grading period.
7th Grade: All A's Erica
Alles, Alicia Christie, Brandon
Davis, John Gainous, Lacey
Johnson, Joshua McCulley, Clay
Smallwood, Nicole Smith, and Lea
Todd. A's and B's Brooks Adki-
'"-on, ElizaBiffh -Bellew -Kylerie
Butler, Kevin. Conoley.. Lakeythia
Filmore. Melissa Hatcher. Brett
Jeffcoat, Candice Kennedy. Jus-
tin Kent, Brad Knox, Ricky Lam-
The Star Publishing Co.
person, Tyler Lane, Ashley
phens, Jessica Stump.
Eighth Grade: ALL A's -
chael Bearden, Anna Duren,
Falson, Tracey Fitzgerald, La
Kilbourn, Julia Six. Nathan V
dahl, and Rachel McCroan
A's and B's Samantha
brose, -Mindy Banks. Jason G
nie, Meredith Godfrey, April C
win, Adam Oclaire Hell, B
Ingram, Rikki Johnson, W
Kennington, Lauren Locke.
seph Mastro. Aaron Money,
drew O'Barr. Wendy San
Krystal Tharpe. Kiki Wila
Lindsay Williams. Julie Lani
Robert Lindsey, Stephen Low
Amanda Marquardt, Kareta I1
ette, Daniel Parker, Craig Phil
Johnathan Reynolds. Mel
Rowan. Rocky Salzer, A
Sanders. Rena Seymour, Da
Stephens, and Jessica Vanser
lie, Cecil Reeder, Robert Rouse.
Jonathan Thomas, Jana Traylor,
Fifth Grade: Terrance Addi-
son, Candese Bangas. James
Brown, Chris Connell, Tony Kyle
Daniels. Jonathan Gates, Nicole
Hall, Tanisha Helium, William
Jenkins. Brandon Jones. Brady
Jordan. Joseph Lea. Christina
McCaln. Jeffrey McNeil. Timothy
Pynes. Jason Strimel. Josie Whit-
field. Ansley Williams, Jeffrey
Sixth Grade: Nancy Adkison.
Colby Anderson. Becky Andrews.
Renee Ardire, Jessica Blakely,
Jeremy Cain, Joseph Chambliss.
Hope Coleman, Crystal Daniels,
Jeramy Dunaway. Nicholas Hall,
Philip Hall, Lindsey Harvey, Fal-
con Hughes. Kristin Jones, Crys-
tal Lucas, Andrea Marquez, Jus-
Un Marshall, Stefanie McDaniel,
Jeremy Sams, Scott Sherrod, Me-
lUssa Smiley, Jeremy Suber, Eddie
Vasquez, Tiffany Wills.
7th Grad BrnyAe
ain 7th Grade Brandy Ake,
3od- Melissi Babb, Sarah Bailey, Jes-
3etty sica Cole, Crystal Collins. Andrew
,- Davis *, Charles DestUflne, Ryan
ade Fortner. Jennifer Goldyn, Timo-
Jo- thy Harvey. Pamela Holmes,
Ani Johnny Jackson, Renece Jack-
aer,' son, Russell Knee, William Law-
fmo, rence. Daniel Miller, Stephen
ord, Price, Roxann Sirmons, Kelly Wa-
rey, terms, and Jonilyn Whittington.
lon 8th Grade Scott Ake,
lips, Amanda Atchison, Tana Cope-
lissa land*, Elizabeth Dietz. Kristi Gay,
icia Victoria McClellan*. Amy St.
ring- Clair. Jennifer Williams, and Jes-
r sica Williams.
9th Grade Holly Atkins,
Joshua; Baxley*. Beth Daniels,
,- Rita Dietz. Crystal Hand, Ashley
Hanlon, Miranda Harvey. Lloyd
Husband*. Kathryn Jenkins,
Richard Maddox. Jasmine McMil-
lion, Ike Mincy*, Jennifer Odom,
Almee Pridgeon*. Joseph Whit-
field, Charles Wiley, and Aaron
10th Grade Judith Birm-
ingham*. Gary Bridges. Jamie
Chase. Charles Cole, Amanda Da-
vis*, Stacey King. Dana Owens,
Carina Patterson. Beverly Shean,
Tammy Studley. and Adam Taun-
11th Grade Tamara An-
derson. Curtis Cain. Kimberly
Dietz*, Lindsay Dorman, Christi-
na Dossett, Charles Field. Crystal
Gaskin, Joseph Jackson, Jeffery
Jones, Tranum McLemore,
Wendy Nelson Christopher Peo-
ples, David Pitts. Cameron Tot-
man*. and Diana Causey.
12th Grade -- Corrina Cope-
land, Mark Cunningham, Lori
Layton*, Misty LofUn*, Jennifer
'Marquez, Lee Mims, Robert Moo-
neyham. and Jessica Taunton.
Denotes All A's
Water Management Hunting Permits
Permits for hunting, camping or Fishing on nearly 140,000 acres of Northwest Florida Water Management
District lands along the Escambia, Apalachicola, Choctawhatchee, Yellow and Upper Chipola Rivers and on
Holmes and Econfina Creeks are now available. Within these river
bottomlands, a permit is required for camping or hunting, or for
fishing from the river banks or in lakes within the posted areas.
'- Over 35,000 acres along the Apalachicola River areincluded in the
The fee for an annual permit that is valid for all District hunting
areas is $11.00 ifpurchased from a County Tax Collector, or$11.50
if from a subagent. A hunting stamp costs an additional $5.00.
There is no charge for those 65 or older, under 16 years of age, or
Permits and detailed hunting maps can be acquired from the Tax
Collector Offices and at many local outlets in Calhoun, Gadsden,
Gulf, and Liberty counties.
Northwest Florida Water Management District
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Fifth Grade: A's and B's
Mary Amerson, Linette Bai-
ley, Jeffery Brown. Ashley Bryan,
Natalie Burge, Chris Byrd., Rob
Dykes, Melanie Jones, Prince
Jones, Jared Little, Patrick Mas-
tro, Carla Money, Cody, Nobles,
Ken Peak, Brittany Reeves, Anna
Kate Reynolds, Alex Richards, Ta-
nashia Rouse, Josh Smith, Ste-
ven Vamadoe. and Heidi Wells.
All A's Lisa Curry and
,: Laura Wendt
Sixth Grade: A's and B's
Kristin Abrams. Michael Bou-
ington. Kristy Branson, Buck
Burkett, James Capps, Matt Cas-
well, Shavonn Canrr. Nick Com-
forter, Keria Driesbach, Rosanna
Ensley, Tammetrius Farmer,
Quantlna Fennell, Evette Gant,
Laura Jeffcoat. Julie Levins, Prin-
cess Likely, Jessie Pate, B. J. Pre-
snell. Reginald Quinn, Larche
Ware. Jarrod Wester. Adam
White. Leslie .White, Skyler Wood
and Travis WrightL
All A's Ben Ashcraft, Mary
Beck, Bonnie Belin, Jennifer
Craig, Amber Daniels, Amber Da-
vis, Loretta Dykes., Angela
McDowell, Susan Medina, Jessica
Tarpley, Josh Todd. Tanya Var-
num,and Tabitha Wanchik.
E.S.E Erain- Phillips and
son, Erica Beard, April Bryant,
Kimberly Burkett, Angela Combs,
Dana Fox, Jimmy Gathers, Kristi
Kirkland, Michelle Lindsey, Kent
McCullogh, Heather Nixon, Mat-
thew Roberson, Keith Saleh, and
12th Grade Jennifer Bell,
Dyshanda Boykins, Christopher
Buchanan, Damien Byrd, Davida
Byrd, Kristi Capps, William Ca-
they, Amber Conley, Leigha Da-.
vis, Teresa Evensen, Jeff Gam-
mill, Natalie Gant, Jennifer
Harris, Cheyenne Harrison, Jon
Hawkins, Tawanda Jenkins, Re-
becca Lindsey, Evela Loveless,
Chrystina Marquardt, Veronica,
McCloud, Michael Mock, Latresha
Quinn, Timothy Stein, Michelle
Tapia, Candice Upchurch,
Georgette Walden, Damon Walk-
er, John Wear, Joy Weather-
spoon, Shelly Weston, Jessica
White, Neil Whiteeagle, and Sta-
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Brittany Crocker. Fourth Grade:
Traci Richards, Stephen Gaddis,
Christina Colson, Danielle
Barnes. Fifth Grade; Joe Robin-
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Davis Hopper, Austin Horton.
Shawn Reynolds, Ashley Sander,
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ia Reed, Aaron Hamm, Brad
Blackmon, Jennifer O'Barr. Fifth
Grade: Jason Hurt, Amanada
Kent, Aaron Richards. Sixth
Grade: Stephanie Blackmon, Mel-
anie Barber, Jenny Patterson,
Holly Stewart, Stephanie Watson.
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- -The Tax Cap Committee decision, rema
'appealed to the Florida Supreme three Tax Cap
Court today to allow a rehearing tutional amer
:if its decision striking the consti- qualified for 1
-titional amendment on Voter Ap- tion after each
proval of New Taxes from the No- tures of more
.ember general election ballot. da voters. The
. In the motion for rehearing, would have re
-the Tax Cap Committee asked the proposed; by
court to authorize the Secretary proved by .
Jpf State to make changes- in the compensation
ballot language to conform to the property was
concerns voiced by the Court ment action a;
when the amendment was struck thirds of the p
down earlier this week. new constitute
The Court, In a four to two The ballot
Tax Question On Ballot
moved from the ballot
idments which had
the November elec-
received the signa-
than 750,000 Flori-
e citizens' initiatives
quired any new tax
government be ap-
to citizens whose
devalued by govern-,
nd approval by two-
people voting on any
t initiative requiring
voter approval of new taxes was
struck down, the court said, be-.
cause the ballot title and sum-
mary are misleading because of
the use of a question to describe
the initiative, and that it did not
adequately identify sections of the
constitution affected by the
Tax Cap Committee lawyer,
Joseph Little, said the ballot
summary and language have
been modified to conform to the
court's wishes and he is petition-
ing the court to allow the issue,
thus corrected, to' remain on the'
ballot. He said, in his petition,
that the court had the power to.
correct the deficiency and. allow
the petition to remain on the bal-
lot. Failing to do so, Little said,
would violate the first and four-
teenth amendments to the Con-
stitution allowing citizens to peti-
tion government and guaran-
teeing freedom of speech.
Other issues struck from the
ballot were not included in the
current appeal, Little said, be-
cause the legal issues involved
are more complicated and could
not be resolved quickly.
Duck and Coot Hunting Regulations Set
On Oct. 7th, the Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission set
season dates and bag limits for
the 1994-95 duck and coot hunt-
The first phase will be Nov.
:23-27, and the second phase will
,,be Dec. 22-Jan.' 15. Daily: bag
-limit will be four ducks, including
no more than three mallards
:(only one of which may be fe--
male), one black duck, one mot-
'tled duck, one pintail, one ful-
vous whistling duck, two
redheads, two wood ducks, and
for the first time since 1986. one
.canvasback. The daily bag limit
for coots is 15.
Brant, geese or harlequin
.ducks may NOT be taken.
S The Commission also ap-
proved, pending federal authori-
zation, a proposal to allow sports-
men to use non-toxic shot other
than steel shot (which already Is
;approved) for hunting ducks or
I In addition, the Commission
established standards and regu-
lations for wildlife' rehabilitators. "
1Thenew rule requires that wild-.
life rehabilitators be at least 18
years old and have no less than
1,000 hours experience in care of.
sick, injured, orphaned or other-
wise impaired wildlife. If unable
brt: .All : N Yur-
to document the required experi-
ence, applicants will .be required
to pass a written examination.
Another rule change adopted
by the Commission will require
any person, unless exempted, to
purchase a $25 wildlife manage-
ment area stamp before using the
Andrews, Big. Bend, Brown's
Farm, Guana River, Holey Land,.
Rotenberger or Three Lakes (in-
eluding Prairie Lakes Unit) wild-
life management areas for any
outdoor recreation purpose. Ex-
empted persons include those un-
der age 16, totally and perma-
nently disabled persons, those 65
years old: or older who possess
resident senior citizen hunting
and fishing certificates and mem-
bers of the armed forces who are
not stationed in Florida and are-
home on leave in Florida for 30
days or less.
The new! rule will be filed in
about a week and will go into ef-
fect 20 days later.
Also during the meeting. Ev-
erglades Regional Director Col.
Dan Dunford delivered a status
report regarding high water levels
in south Florida wildlife manage-
ment areas including Holey [And,
Rotenberger and the Everglades
and Francis S. Taylor area.
Sandy Porter, assistant direc-
tor of the Commission's Division
of Administrative Services, deliv-
ered a status report on plans to
acquire 8,972 acres of land under
the Preservation-2000 program.
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The site, known as the Triple N
Ranch, is to be a joint acquisition
in partnership with the St. Johns
River Water Management District.
The tract will become part of the
Bull Creek Wildlife Management
Area in Osceola County.
The next Commission meet-
ing is tentatively set for Nov. 17-
18 in Tallahassee.
Farmers are reminded that
the county Agricultural Stabiliza-
tion and Conservation Service
(ASCS) office is now receiving
nominations for ASC committee
election candidates. Farmers are
encouraged to use this opportuni-
ty to nominate their farm neigh-
bors as candidates in the commit-
The ASC committee provides
the important service of adminis-
tering government farm programs
in the local community. The elec-
tion will be conducted by mail
from November 25 to December
5. Eligible farm voters will be pro-
vided with instructions for filling
out the secret ballot and return-
ing it to the local ASC office in
Most resident farmers are eli-
gible to hold office as ASC Com-
mittee members. If a Farmer
would like detailed information
concerning eligibility require-
ments, he or she should contact
U.S.D.A. commodities will be
distributed in Gulf County on Oc-
tober 18th and 20th.to those who
are eligible. Eligibility is based on
total household Income not in ex-
cess of the State-established
maximum percentage of the pov-
erty line for the appropriate
household size. Recipients will re-
ceive two (2) months commodities
on these dates; therefore, it is
very important- that- everyone
bring a bag or box.
The .distribution will take
place in Port St. Joe and Wewa-
hitchka at the Senior Citizen's
Buildings. The distribution in
Port St. Joe will be on Tuesday, ,
October 18th, from 1:00 p.m. un-
til 3:00 p.m. EDT and the distri-
bution in Wewahitchka will be
Thursday, October 20th, from
12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. CDT.
Recipients must have a current
commodity card to receive their
commodities. There: will be no.
registration at the distribution
centers. If anyone has questions
concerning their eligibility, they
should call 227-1735, 639-5068,
or come by the Commodity Office
in the Gulf County Courthouse
prior to these dates. Wewahitch-
ka residents may come to the Old
Courthouse on Wednesday, Octo-
ber 19th, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30
p.m. CDT, to certify for commodi-
ties. To certify or recertify you will
need to bring proof of income or
food stamp papers. .
: "Acceptance and participa-
tion" in the program is the same
for everyone without regard to
race, color, national origin, age,
sex, or handicap.
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either a present committee mem-
ber or the county ASCS office.
In filling out a petition, farm-
ers should be careful to include
the name of only one nominee,
the signatures of at least three el-
igible ASC voters who support the
nominee, and certification that
the nominee is willing to serve if
elected. Petitions must contain
this information to be accepted.
The completed petition should be
dated and mailed or hand-.
delivered to the county ASCS of-
fice no later than October 31.
Anyone wishing to nominate
by petition must pick necessary
forms from the Bay County ASCS
office, located at 2518 S. Hwy.
77, Lynn Haven, FL 32444, or
call (904) 265-1966 and the form
will be mailed to you. These peti-
tions- are for elections held in
Bay, Franklin, and Gulf Counties.
ASC Committee elections are
open to all eligible ASC voters
without regard to race, color. re-
ligion, sex, age, handicap, or na-
tional origin. Any concerned
farmers with an interest in serv-
ing fellow producers would be an
asset to the ASC committee. For
.this reason, farmers are urged to
petition for the. farmers of their
choice. The individual producer
will benefit in the long run from a
* responsible, concerned team of
ASC committee members in the
local administration of U.S. gov-
ernment farm programs.
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rSchool Board Minutes ] Time for Gardeners to Begin
oULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
September J 1904
The Gulf County School Board met in regu-
lar session on September 6, 1994, at 6:00 p.m., in
the Gulf County School Board Administrative Of-
fices in Port St Joe. The following members were
present: Oscar Redd, Ted Whitfield, David Byrd.
James Hanlon, and Charlotte Pierce. The Superin-
tendent and Board Attorney were also present
Chairman Redd presided and the meeting
was opened with, prayer led by Charlotte Pierce.
followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by David
PUBLIC HEARING ON FINAL BUDGET AND
UILLAGE: On motion by Mr. Byrd, second by Mr.
,Hanlon. and unanimous vote, the Board adopted
the following mllage ratesfor the 1994-95 school
year Required Local Effort Tax 6.572: Current
Operating Discretionary Tax .510; Supplemental
Discretionary Tax .221; Local Capital Improve-
mentTIax 1.500. On motion by Mr. Whitfield, sec-
ond, by dMrs. Pierce, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved.the filal budget for the 1994-95
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: On motlori by Mr.
Byrd, second by Mr. Hanlon, and unanimous vote,
the Board adopted the agenda.
BUDGET MATTERS/PAYMENT OF BILLS:
On motion by Mr. Hanlon, second by Mr. Byrd,
and unanimous vote, the Board approved payment
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: On motion by
Mr. Byrd; second by Mrs. Pierce, and unanimous
vote, the Board approved the minutes of August 1,
2, and 4. 1994, with corrections.
'BiD MATTERS: On motion by, Mr. Whit-
field, second by Mr. Hanlon. and unanimous vote.
the Board awarded the best/lowest bid for twenty-
two 486SX computers and printer% for Port SL Joe
Middle School to P C Importers In the amount of
CORRESPONDENCE: The Board reviewed a
card of thanks from the family of Minnie Brownell.
No action necessary.
PERSONNEL MATTERS: On motion by Mrs.
Pierce. second by Mr. Whitfield. and unanimous
vote. the Board approved the following personnel
matters for the 1994-95 school year.
Approved Karen (Susie) McFarland for the
position of teacher aide at Port St. Joe Elementary
Scho6 L ... -
Accepted a letter of resignation from Misty';
Harper from her position as teacher and Dazzler.
sponsor at Wewahitchka High School.
Approved Martha Welmorts for the position
of Coordinator/Resource Teacher for Blueprint for
Career Preparation. W .
Approved Carol Dahlhoff for the position of
Aide I, Sign Language Interpreter. ,:h S ;c .-ho .,, .
Approved the following personnel as part-
timeaduchlt school instructors: Rebecca Binning-
ham. Deborah Crosby. Sue Dickens. Minnie Like-
ly. Carobline Norton. Ann Tison. and Lils Wilson
Approved Martin L Russ for the position of
ESE teacher at Wewahitchka High School.
Approved Da ld Kevin Pettis for the position
of ESE teacher at Wewahl.chka High School.
Approved Randy Harper for'the position of
Teacher at Wewahlchka Elementary School. .
Approved Carmel Dodson for the position of'
ESE teacher at Port St. Joe Elementary School
Approved Rebecca Lindsey for the position of
SDCT student office assistant at Port St Joe Middle
Approved Lee Mirms for the position of DCT
student helper at the Wewahitchka Bus Barn.
Approved Sharon Denise Boyklins for the po
sluon of m-i.chool-siispenslon aide at Port SL Joe
High School .d Port St.L Joe MiddleMiddle School.
Approved a leave-of-absence for Barbara
Approved the following as three-hour School '
Food Service workers at Port SL Joe High School:
Elizabeth Alcom. Aldonla gulnn. aid Margaret
Approved the following as certified substi-
otne Lead-ers In the Gulf County School District:'
Teresa Tomlln son. Cathie Ae. Shella Weathers.
Beverly Crocker. April Andrews. William White.
Hazel Bryaiit. Sherry Parker. Stacy Bryan. aid
Approved the following as substitute work-
ers In the Crstlodlal/Maliurenaiyce Department: *
Franclana Ash. Geraldine Lewis. Brenda Myers.
Marvel Myers. Eva Pittman. Ida Porter. Patricia
Watts Valene Williarms, Beverly Crocker. Joyce
Galnous. aind Robert Kennedy Williams
Approved the following as certified siib.tli-
rote bits driver Alecls Williams. Diana Dkes. Ju-
laune Carr. Pam Grahl. Teresa Redd Deble WIll.
launs. Sheib Feiiell. Jullanna Carter. Mat3
Chason. Benitce FoAiier,7 Brenda Ake. Mary King,
Versa McClotud. DehfseTrpley. arnd Jesse Enter-
Approved the follwalig as substitute School
Food Service workers: Teresa Tomllnion. Maine
Ruth McNair. atnd Cynthia Wells
Approved for pnndcipal designee positions at
Port St. Joe Hltgh School to Be re.adverosed.
Approved Karen Minger. teacher substitute
at Wewahltchka Elementary School. to be placed
on a beginning teacher salary effective August 22.
Approved Supplementary Pay Position As-
signments as follows:
Wewarhlichia Huah School: Athletic Director,
Wayne Flowers. Head Varsity Football Coach,
Wayne Flowers; Asqsltant Varsity Football Coach.
Charles Fortner. Jerry Gaskin. Don Ric. Don Rich. Ken
Pettis; Junior High Fooiball Coach. John Franzese;
Assistant Junior High Basketball Coach. Grant
Grantham. Varesity Head Basketball Coach (Boys).
John Franzese. Varsity Head Basketball Coach
Girlss. John Taunton: Assistant Basketball Coach
(Boys). Martin Russ. Juitor High Basketball Coach
(Boys) Wayrne Flowers. Junior High Basketball
Coach (Girls), Lamita Taiinoon: Head Baseball
Coach, James Kearce; Head Softball Coach
Charles For6tner Asslstait Baseball Coach. Grant
Grantham: Track Coach [Bovs) Dont Rich: Track
Coach (Girls). Don Rich; Weight Lifting Coach,
Wayne Flowers, Volleyball Coach (Girls), John
Tauntoh; Band Director, Terrance Stryker; Junior
.Varsity Cheerleader Sponsor, Betrry Holloway. Var-
sity Cheerleader Sponsor, Dawn Grace Alcom;
Yearbook Supervisor. Debbie Cole: Majorette/Flag
Corps Sponsor. Micah Peak. Admidistrative Assist-
anIL George Cox: Jiinlior Class Spoitsors. Terry Un-
t',u. Evelin Cox: Senior Class Sponsors. Sue Dick-
ens. Dari Grace Alconi.
f.rn St Joe Mi.lddle School" Jiilor High,
Cheerleader Sp.ijsr., Riby Kiici. Head Junior
High Football Coach. Jim Belln; Assistant Junidor .
High Football Coach. Steve Maxwell, Carl White,
Junior High Basketball Coach, Scott Gowan.
Port St Joe High School* Junior Varsity mand
Varsity Cheerleader Sponsors. Judy Williams.
Heather Rish; Band Director, Mitch Boulngton:
Choral Director. Ann Comforter: Sharketts/
Majorettes, Gloria Gant; Athletic Director, Fred
Priest; Head Varsity Football Coach, Fred Priest.
Assistant Varsity Football Coaches. Chuck Gan-
non, Curtis'Ray, Duane McFarland, John Rainwa-
ter, Wayne Stevens, Martin Adklson; Varsity Base-
ball Coach. Duane McFarland; Assistant;.Baseball
Coach. Chuck Gannon; Varsity Boys Basketball
Coach. Vernon Eppinette; Junior Varsity Boys
Basketball Coach, Chuck Gannon; Cross Country,
Boys, Scott Gowan; Varsity Track, Boys, Scott
Gowan; Varsity Track. Girls, Vernon Eppinette;.
Weight Lifting Coach, Curtis Ray; Softball Coach,
Girls, Martin Adklson; Assistant Softball Coach.
Girls, Becky Lacourt Basketball Coach, Girls,
Becky Lacottr Volleyball Coach, Girls. Becky La-
court; Assistant Volleyball Coach, Girls,, Margaret
Ellmer; Golf Coach, Jim Belln; Student Govern-
ment Assoclation Sponsor, Rodney Herring; I ith
'Grade Sponsors, Clarence Monette, Minnie Likely,
Christine White; 12th Grade Sponsors. Deborah
Crosby,. Sarah Turner, Martha Weimorts; Yearbook
SSponsor, Clarence Monette. '
Approved Donna Jackson for the position of
bus driver for the WVewahitchka/Oversreet route.
Approved Veronica McCIoud for the postuoi
of DCT student worker In the Maintenance Depart.-
Approved a' request for retirement frori An-
nie C. Hall effective January 13, 1995.
PROGRAM MATTERS: On motion by Mrs.
Pierce, second by Mr. Hanlon, and unanimous
vote, the Board approved the following program
Appromed funding for Gold Card events.
Approved the Nardonal School Linch. School
BreakfasL aid Commodity School Program Appli-'
cation. Agreement and Policy Statement for the
E194-95 l scal year.
Approved an agreement with the Panhandle
AreM Educational Cooperative for professional and
technical services needed to Implement the Drug.
' Free Schools activities within the district for the
1994-95 flcal year.
Approved an agreement with the Panthadle
Area Educational Cooperative for Instructional
Technology Training activities In support of Blue-
print 2000 for the 1994-95 fiscal year.
S Approved a proposed resolution and invoice
'in the amothrint of $577.29 for participation lni the
Panhandle Management Development Network for
Approved a Florida Retrofit for Technology
SGrant Program Application for Wewahitchka ElI
mentary School. .
S" SCHOOL ACTIVItY FUNDS AUDrrIT RE-
PORT FOR 1993-94: On motion by Mr. Whitfield.
second by Mr. Byrd, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved the audit report of the financial
statemenLt, of the Gulf county School Board-
School Activity Funds for the year ended June 30
:'SCHOOL HANDBOOKS AND SCHEDULES:
On motion by Mrs. Pierce, second by Mr. Byrd.
and unanimous vote, the Board acknowledges re-
ceipt ofthe schools' handbooks and schedules.
STUDENT MATTERS: On motion by Mr.
SByrd. second bv Mr. Whitfeld. and unanimous
vote. the Board approved the following student
Approved a request for Amber K. Davis to
transfer from Highland View Elementary School to
Port SL Joe Elementary School for the 1994-95
schoolyear. ,m-.. e E .
Approved a request for Jedldlah Hell to
transfer from Highland View Elementary School to
Port St. Joe Elementary School for the 1994-95
Approved a student transportation/private
vehicle request from the Student Government As-
soclation of Port StL Joe High School to travel to
Tamnpa. FL. to anend the annual convention of the
Southern Association of Student Councils for the
period of October 15-18. 1994
Approved a request for Samuel LIttlelon to
transfer from Port St. Joe Elementary School to
Highland View Elementary School for the 1994.95
School year. .
SURPLUS PROPERTY: On moon by Mr.
Byrd. second by Mrs. Pierce. and unanimous vote.
the Board approved a request for property disposal
for the following items located in the Music De-
partmet at Port St. Joe High School: I Piano
(Property Record 061-75-626): I Piano [Property
Record 61-73-1 1731: and two (2) Fiberglass Tu-
S TRANSPORTATION MATTERS: On motion
by "Mr. Hajilo,. second by Mlr..Byrd. and unanj-
,mot s vote. the Board approved the following trans-
Approved a request to re-route the buses to
the rear of Wewahtchka High School In the morn-
ings in the event the high school chooses to un-
load at the rear entrarace
Approved to move a bus stop at the Moss
Creek Apartments In Wewahltchka to a location
south on Highway 71.
Approved the following bus drivers to receive
the route milage supplement for the 1994-95 fiscal
iear. Wanda Pate (Bus a59)-21.7 miles: Roy Norris
(Bus P621-379 miles: Diane Frye (Bus "611.33.7
Smiles: Lee Hall (bus n531)-24 2 miles: Annie Hall
(Bus 058).20.4 miles; Donna Jackson (Bus "63J-
33.0 miles. : :
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: On moUon
by Mr. B)rd. second by Mr. Hanlon. and unani-
mous6 ote. the Board authorized the Superinten-
dent to ilUate the bid process for leasing a tempo-
rary portable classroorr to be used for the
alteniauive Educaution Program at Port St. Joe High
The Board reviewed a request to0 pay but-
statiding medical claims that were denied by
PAEC/Gallagher Bassett due to the expiration of
that program -Board member Oscat Redd informed
the public that certain recommended acuons tak-
en on various medical claims would result In pay-
rnent of a debt owed by him In the amount of
$17.60. Mr. Redd discussed the nature of his'-ln-
terest prior to the vote being taken as required by' -
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today you're just as likely to find
the excitement of an auction, in a
major metropolitan area as selling
livestock down on the farm.
The reasons for the auction's
rapid growth are simple. People
are learning that when you sell at
public auction, the spotlight 'of
publicity is focused on your prop-
erty-setting it apart from all oth-
ers on that day. This publicity
brings together interested buyers
who bid competitively for it, and
that competition stimulates prices
as no other marketing method
In fact, consider this: Selling
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which it is possible for you to re-
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uons, palnsy, petuiasaa snu apa-
dragons. Fox glove and shasta
daisy grow well and flower under
cool night temperatures in the fall
in north Florida.
Annual flowers have many
uses in the garden. They are'
probably best displayed in front
the Florida Statutes and abstained from voting in
this action. On motlcn by Mr. Hanlon. second by
Mr. Byrd. the Board approved to pay outstanding
medical claims In the amount of S383.20 that were
denied by PAEC/Gallagher Bassen due to expira-
tion date of that program with Hanlon. Byrd.
Pierce, and Whtfield voting YEA.
S On motion by Mr. Hanlon. second by Mr.
Byrd and un nhimous vote, the Board approved
the following matters:
Approved swill removal as follows: Charles
Clements Highland 'iew Elementary. Clenton
Brownell ard Bruce Nixon Port St. Joe Elemen-
Tabled a request for the use of the Wewa-
hltchka Elementary School gym until the matter
could be discussed further.
On motion by Mrs. Pierce. second by Mr.
Whiield. arnd unanimous vote. the Board ap-
proved May 23, 1995. for the Adult School com-
mencement date. '
On motion by Mr. Whilfleld. second by Mrs.
Pierce, and unanimous vote. the Board authorized
the Superintendent to develop a policy for adver-
tisement regarding the use of back support belts
The Board reviewed a Letter of Commencida-
oon presented to Port St. Joe High School for out-
standing perfor-mance of the NJROTC unit for
school year 1993-94. On motion by Mrs. Pierce.
second by Mr. Hanlon. ma.d unanimous vote. the
Board authorized the Superintendent to write a
letter of commendation to the Naval Science In-
structors at Port St. Joe High School.
The Board reviewed School Resource Officer
Reports from Port Sn. Joe High School and Wewa-
hlIchks High School for the month of August.
1994. No action necessary.
ADJOURNMENT There being no further
business, the meeting was adjourned ot 8"05 p m.
Upon the request of Board Member Whitfleld. the
Board reconvened for a ten minte te execii- ses'
OULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
September 9. 1914
The Gulf County School Board met in emer-
genicy session on September 9. 1994. at 9.00 a.m..
In the Gulf County School Board Administrative
Ofhlces In Port St. Joe. The following members
were present: Oscar Redd. Ted Wh ileld. David
Byrd. James Hanlon, and Charlotte Pierce. The
Superintendent was also present.
Chairman Redd presided and the meeting
was opened with prayer led by Charlotte Pierce,
followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by David
RATIFY TEACHER CONTRACT: On motion
by Mr Whitileld. second by Mrs. Pierce. and iinan-
irotus vole. the Board ratified the IntstcrunicUonal
salary schedule and contract for the 1994-95 ilsczd
SALARY SCHEDULES: On motion by Mr.
Haidon, second by Mr Byrd. and unmiamiimois vote.
the Board approved the non-Ilstructional salary
s: schedules for the 19.4-95 fiscal year.
The meeting was adjourned at 915a m.
of shrubbery borders. By choos-
-ing annuals of different heights,
deep flower borders can be pro-
duced. Plant the taller species at
the rear and progressively shorter
ones in front. Use colors which
blend well and avoid too many va-
rieties having different colors.
Most often, large groups of only
one or two colors are more dy-
namic than smaller beds of many
colors. Many low-growing annu-
als make effective edgings for
walks and drives, and don't forget
to use annuals for window boxes
and porch gardening.
Annuals can be planted as
seeds or obtained as bedding
plants which can be transplanted
into the garden. Bedding plants
are usually available at reasona-
ble prices and they offer flowers
quicker than by growing plants
When buying seeds, you get
what you pay for. Seeds of name
varieties of a specified color are
more expensive than color mix-
tures. If possible, plant seeds ac-
cording to directions on the pack-
age. Plant after the worst of the
rainy season or small seeds may
be washed away. The other alter-
native is to start planting In flats
so they can be moved to shelter
Meeting Oct. 17
A meeting for Project Gradua-
tion will be held on Monday, Oc-
tober 17, at 7:00 p.m. in the me-
dia center of Port St. Joe High
School. All parents of the 1994-
95 seniors are urged to attend.
Thinking 'Winter" in Plan,
If You Can Quit Thinking "Too Much Rain" for Awhile
The fall gardeniing season is ._I_ _
at hand so it's time to get out of during heavy rains. Son
the sumnher mode and start Gilf County als such as nasturtium
thinking about your winter gar- sweet peas should be pl
den. It's time to begin planting Extension Service rectly in the garden.
.flowering annuals. Keep a careful w
Many, of the annual flowers young annuals. Their
which thrive in northern gardens shallow so watering is
can be successfully grown in Flor- every day or, so until the'
ida, however, the season at which established. Pests must
they are grown is quite different kept under control.
than in the northern states. Dur- To produce compac
ing winter, nights are cool with plants, pinch off the to
an occasional freeze in central leaves after seedlings
and south Florida and frequent least three pairs of lea
freezes in: north Florida. In early will produce side brani
spring and late fall, nights are w better quality.
cool, while high night tempera- The gardener who le
tures, heavy rains and high rela- to successfully grow anr
tive humidity are typical during produce beautiful color
summer and early fall. Careful at- in their Florida garden.
tention must be given to their cli-
matic regimes if annuals are to be
grown successfully in Florida.
Annuals which can be plant- RoyLe Carter FI
ed in October throughout the Agent
state include calendula. carna- : ..... I f "Th
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NATHAN PETERS, JR.
The Common Sense Candidate
County Commissioner District 4
O'November 8, 1994)
Honest- Dependable Responsible
'"Working for all the People of Gulf County"
(1) A City Commissioner
(2) A County Commissioner (Chairman 1990)(Chairman
(3) 1993-1994 elected to the Board of Directors of the
Florida Association of Counties.
(4) 1994-1995 Elected as a Director for Senatorial
(5) A Director of the Taunton Family Children's Home.
(6) Member of the Board of Trustees New Bethel A.M.E.
(7) Twenty-seven (27) years of employment with Arizona
(8) A firm commitment to the people of Gulf County.
(9) Strong Family Values: married, Nathan and Marjorie
are happily married and have three boys John M.
Bryant, Joey Peters, Byron Peters, and two boys from
a previous marriage -.Stanley Peters and Nathan
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P. O. Box 901
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 1994
Events and Happenings From County
By Linda Whitfield
Brandon Skipper is the Sec-
ondd Grade Student of the Week.
Second grade teacher Judi Lister
chose Brandon Skipper as the
Student of the Week. Brandon is
seven years old and likes center
time the best of all his subjects.
He said, "Making things is the
most fun." When he grows up, he
would like to be a pilot and fly
with the Air Force. He admires
the baseball player Jose Canseco.
If Brandon could visit anywhere,
it would be Chicago. Last year his
teacher, Miss Joyce Quinn, sent
him a postcard of Chicago and
now Brandon would like to see
for himself what it looked like.
His favorite song is "Indian Out-
law" and his favorite TV show is
"Power Rangers." Brandon likes
to play with Will Strange ,at
school and has this to say about
himself, "I think I'm smart and
fast." His teacher adds. "Brandon
enjoys every moment of life."
Shouldn't we all do. that?,
Allergic to Mickey Mouse.
Third grader Laura Husband and
her family visited relatives near
Pensacola last weekend. While
strolling in the mall, her little
brother Taylor was handed a,
stuffed football to nuzzle. Immedi-
ately, he started developing a lit-
tleirash. Later as Laura wanted to
go in the Disney Store, Mickey
Mouse .set off an even greater al-
lergic reaction. Laura told me yes-
terday that they decided the ma-
terial must be the same stuff. I
suspect he will still be able to go
to Disney World.
Police Called to School. As
padt of the kindergarten curricu-
lum, the police car was brought
to school on Monday, Oct. 10th.
Deputy Greg Cole showed the
children all the very interesting
parts of a police squad .car..
Teachers Kim Ludlam, Connie St.
Clar and Nadine WVhithleld appre-
clate this public servant coming
to fhe school. ,:.. :
Forty New Computers Come
to School on October 10th. Mr.
Kelley was thrilled to announce
that finally our 40 new computers
were -delivered on Monday. Every
teacher in the school will have
one and the rest will go Into the
computer lab. These were provid-
ed with funds from Local Capital
Improvement and Blueprint 2000
First PTO of the Year Was a
Success FFPTO officers and staff
members were excited about the
beginning of a new year and the
upcoming Fall Festival. The first
PTO meeting was held on Tues-
day night at 6:30 p.m. in the
WES Commons. The main order
of business was'the discussion of
the Fall Festival. It, by the way,
will be held on Friday, October
School Advisory Council
Met on October 10th. The first
meeting of the School Advisory
council met in the Media Center
STUDENTS OF THE WEEK
Congratulations to our, stu-
dents of the week Matthew
Dodson, Laura Holland, Terrance
Woullard, Tommy Curry, Kayla
Jefferson, Lisa Curry, Loretta,
Dykes and Jason Bronson!!
PROGRESS REPORTS -
Progress reports for'the second
six weeks grading period will be
sent home on Friday, October
14th. If you need to schedule a
please call 227-1221.
POSITIVE ACTION NEWS -
Our positive action word for next
week is CHALLENGE. Children
are born learners. They soak up
new information and ideas like
sponges. It is a.challenge to keep
up with their natural curiosity
and insatiable desire to learn.
You are your child's first teacher.
Here are some ideas to get you
Read to your child every day.
*Encourage your children to
do things for themselves like
picking up their toys and' zipping
up their coats.
OSet aside a daily time to
talk-and be sure to listen.
FACULTY TALENT SHOW -
Last Thursday our fifth and sixth
grade Bulldog Club members
were treated to a Faculty Talent
Show and provided refreshments.
They earned this privilege by hav-
ing an "S" in conduct on their re-
port card and no referrals to the
office for the first six weeks grad-
ing period. The show began with
a humorous skit 'The Littlest
Cowboy" by Mrs. Dodson and
By Larry A. Mathes
Each year, a host of WHS graduates return to the scene to see
old friends,-remember good times, and celebrate the ritual called
Homecoming. While many classes have individual gatherings, most
meet at school on Friday to have lunch and socialize. The Home-
coming game against Chattahoochee starts at 7:30 p.m., and the
dance following the game, for students, dates, and alumni, will run
from 9:30 until 11:45 p.m. (admission to the dance is $2 per per-
son; sorry, no Gold Cards accepted.) The parade will start at 2 p.m.
(entries need to contact Ms. Jordan at the high school), and the
crowning of the King and Queen will be just before game time
(about 7:10-7:15 p.m.) Corsages are on sale at $6 each. Let's hope
for good weather and a good crowd.
Last Friday, the Gators dropped the Munroe Bobcats 25-12 to
extend our record this year to 4-1. The district race is jammed tight
with most teams having lost one game, but we have some really
strong teams to face from here on. Get behind the Gators, whether
it.is football or volleyball or cross country. Your support and finan-
cial help is neededll
The all-important HSCT (High School Competency Test) was
given to 10th graders and those 11th and 12th graders who need to
pass it to be eligible to graduate. We're expecting most students to"
pass it on the first try, but make-up dates will be arranged for those
who don't make it.
Thursday, the PSAT will be given to those who signed up. SAT
scores are all-important to colleges, and taking these pre-tests or
practice tests prepares students to do better on the real thing.
Next week, the ASVAB test, administered by the armed services
recruiters, will give the students that take it a chance to determine
where their career interests might be directed.
We're well into the second six weeks at school, and some stu-
dents have begun to experience a few problems, some with grades
and some with personal conflicts. Ample personnel are available to
help students resolve their problems without resorting to fighting.
The danger of injury from fighting is too great to allow those that
choose to fight to remain in school. The purpose of being in school
is to get an education. Too often, students lose sight of that purpose
completely. Encourage your student to ask for help in solving any
personal conflicts they might encounter.
on Tuesday, just prior to the first
PTO meeting. In letters addressed
to the members, principal Jerry
Kelley thanked each member "for
their input and appreciates their
commitment to education."
T.E.A.M. News. Teachers Sue
McDaniel and Lori Price are tak-
ing their students on a tour of the
Fire Station with additional In for-.;
mation on the fire trucks. In con-
junction with Fire Safety Week,
the students will be taught home
escape route, and other valuable
tips. An ice cream cone, on the,
way home, will make the day end
Second Grades Visited 'Jr.
Museum. Second grade teachers
Alisa Walker, Judi Lister, and
Doris Jean Whitten took their
classes on the tour of the Jr. Mu-
seum's dinosaur exhibit. After-
wards the classes enjoyed Pizza
Hut pizza and a drink. Who
doesn't enjoy dinosaurs?
YawkM. e ws,
g Barbara ~EefLs
Mrs Anderson. Mr. Le'%ter. Mrs
Mrs. Pierce and Mrs. Watson Per-,
duct. Mrs. Patten sang a solo and,
was accompanied by Mrs. Six.
Mrs. Belin performed a baton
routine which included five ba-
tons, two batons, hoop baton and
glow batons. Mrs. Campbellosang
and. played a guitar. Mrs. Six
played a polka on the accordion.,
Miss Williams, accompanied by.
Canda Borden and Erica McNair,
presented a lip sync skit. Mrs.
Butts, Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Lum-
ley, better knows as Sisters With-
out Voices, didn't sing and didn't
Stance. A special guest appear-
ance by Patti Labelle, who looked
more like..Denise Williams. con-
reluded ur show with the song "A
New Attitude." Congratulations to
all the Bulldog Club members ul
I.C.U. MESSAGES Here
are some "I see you" doing some-
thing positive messages. ICU Mrs.
Costing being good toa others --l
Love Rebekah. Mrs. Costin trying,
- by Malory.s Alex helped out in
the lunchroor by picking upr
someone else 'stray by Mrs.
Lumleyps v mesa Mrs. Lm
GOOD APPLE AWARD If
you would, like to nominate ain.
teacher for the WMBBi Golden Ap-
ple Award, please write to: WMBB
Channel 13, P. 0. Box 1340, Pan-
ama City, FL 32401.
TEACHER INSERVICE Oi
Thursday, October 20 and Friday,
October 21, .teachers in Gulf
County will attend' Inservice
Workshops. School' will NOT be
held for students.
PARENTS MAKE THE DIF-
FERENCE A choice is the offer
of two or more options one of
which your child must pick. Of-
fering a choice, rather than mak-
ing a demand, keeps communica-
tion open. Kids have to comply
with demands all the time. A.
Why not give them a little control
In their daily lives by giving them'
a few more options? Here are
some ex amples: You want your
child to put on paamas for bed. -
'Which pajamas % you choose,
pink or striped?" UNDERSTAND-
ING: it's time to put on pajamas.
You want your child to empty the
trash. eWill you empty the trash,
now or after breakfast?" UNDERx -
STANDING: She must empty the
tiash this morning.
P.T.A. NEWS Congratula-
tionsll We met our goal of 100%a
P.T.A. membership. Every class
at our school has 100% P.T.A.
membership thanks to our par-
ents, teachers and staff
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
FROM A STUDENT'S POINT OF
VIEW by Lisa Curry
At Port St. Joe Elementary
School last week, students who
had "S's" in conduct were treated
to a faculty talent show. It was
definitely a very "talented show",
too. For the kids that were there,
It was a chance to see how "crazy'
their teachers could be.
The acts included skits, line
dancing, a baton twirling routine,
vocal solos and other musical
numbers. The kids will certainly
have a challenge to make their
student talent show as exciting
for the teachers as the teachersD
made the faculty talent show for as
othe kids.t e the
THANK YOU ,
All of us in- Hawk territory
would like to thank the individu-
al's and businesses that have
adopted our classrooms!
and Plant Shop: Exceptional Stu-
dent Ed-The Tread Mill: First.
Grade-Marquis Home Health:
State Bank: Third Grade-The
Star; Fourth Grade-Carry L.
"Gaddis; Fifth Grade-Kesley Col-
bert; Sixth Grade-George Hean
POSITIVE ACTION WORD -
SELF-CONCEPT! The way you
think about yourself! 'Students
will ,learn that they are unique
and special and in control of their
own choices. Parents: Tell your
child what positive trait you have
already observed in him/her. Be
BOOK FAIR Books! Books,
Books A full array of books are
ready for you to purchase.
Good gifts! Good reading ma-,
teriall Please go by the library
and Mrs. Miller, our librarian will
show you around. P.S. A percent-
age of the books sold will be used
to buy new books for our library.
SUPPORT To Evan Fet-
tinger, fifth grade student, we're
thinking of you on' the death of
your grandmother. Love, the fa-'
culty staff and students of High-
SIXTH P.E. The 'sixth
grade girls won two games over
the sixth grade boys in kickball!
But, the boys wanted to challenge
and they came up to win two
. games over the girls! The spirit' is
risin'l The word is challenged
We're resting the game for a little
while, then back to it once again!
Congratulations sixth grade
The Port St. Joe Elementary
School Halloween parade and
costume contest is scheduled for
Saturday, October 29. All partici-
pants are asked to meet at the
Railroad Building parking lot on
First Street at 9:30 a.m. The pa-
rade will begin at 10.
First, second, and third priz-
es will be awarded in each of four
categories: Pre-K and kindergart-
en, first and second grades, third
and fourth grades, and fifth and
sixth grades. First place winners
will receive $15; second' place
$10; and third place, $5.
There will not be a carnival at
A Career In The
All students interested in a'
career with the United States
Armed Forces will want to take
advantage of this year's upcoming
Academy Day. On Saturday. Oc-
tober 29, U.S. Congressman Pete,
Peterson, D-Marianna. will be
hosting the Second Congressional
District's annual Academy Day at
the Capitol Building Tallahassee.
Representatives from each 'of the
U.S. Military Service Academies,
local chapters of college ROTC,
and the Big Bend Service Acade-
my Parents Club will have tables
set up on the fourth floor of the
Capitol just outside of the en-
trance of the House of Represen-
tatives' Chambers from 9-10 a.m.
Congressman Peterson and
the delegates from each of the
Service Academies and the Par-
ents Club will also participate in
an educational presentation in
the House Chamber from 10 a.m.
until 12 noon.
All interested high school stu-
dents and their parents from the
Second Congressional District are
urged to attend. For more infor-
mation, please call Gall Holland
at the Congressman's Tallahassee
The Gulf County School
Board announces the availability
of the Management Plan for As-
bestos Abatement AHERA for
public review. Plans are available
for each school and may be re-
viewed at the school office during
regular school hours and days.
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The Gulf County School
Board acknowledged the student
participation In the College Day
activity In their meeting October
4. It was stated In a letter to the
faculty of Port St. Joe High
School that more than one repre-
sentative from the colleges com-
plimented the students on how
well-dressed, well-mannered, and
Interested in the program. The
teachers were asked
to comment to the
Any senior inter-
ested in becoming an
Army officer with a
3.5 or higher CPA.
and a 25 on the ACT .1
may qualify for an
Army ROTC scholar-
ship. For more infor-
mation or an applica-
tion packet, stop by '
the guidance oMce.
The deadline for ap-
plying is December 1.
Congratulations to the girls
cross-country team for their
fourth place finish in the Bay
County Invitational. The first
qualifier for Port St. Joe was La-
trika Quinn with a time of 15:52.
second was Kristle _Lowery with
16:12. third was Ronlsu Bird
with 16:18, and fourth was Kayce
Knox with 17:26. Shinah Quinn
placed fifth with a time of 17:27.
sixth was Leslie Faison with
18:16 and seventh was Jenny
Smallwood with 19:19. Latrika,
Shinah, Ronisu, and Leslie all
improved on their season best. '_
Also, congratulations to the
219 Reid Ave.
BY Jackie Quarles
Faith Christian School has .a
holiday tomorrow, October 14th,
for students and teachers The
teachers will be going to a retreat
with Winning Women of Florida
at St. Simons Island, Georgia.
This is a welcome three days of
spiritual and physical renewal for
Also, on Friday, two teams
from grades 7-12 will be going to
Tallahassee to compete in a Bible
Quiz Bowl sponsored by Child
Evangelism Fellowship. They will
be competing against six other
teams from the Big Bernd area.
Faith Christian has come in sec-
ond and third the past two years
so the teams are pulling for a first
place this time.
Each-' year the Junior and
Senior High/ students from Faith
Christian School plan a week
long trip to "The Wilds". 'The
Wilds" is a Christian camp that is
located just across the NorthtCar-
olina-South Carolina -border, in
Brevard. N.C. The purpose of the
trip is to help the students grow
spiritually with learning materials
in nature's classroom. There will
also be ample time throughout
the day to enjoy, a variety of recre-.
ational activities such as a 313 fL
water slide, Venture Valley, a
land trolley, a lake trolley, ca-
noes, archery, mountain golf, a
craft .shop_, a. water fall, hiking
trails and more. 'Aludents will
leave Monday morning, Oct 17 at
5:00 a.m. and return Friday, Oct.
21 in the evening around 10:00
While the 7-12 grade stu-
dents are away, the younger ones
will have a Book Fair. In addition
to regular school, hours, the Book
Fair rooms will be- open during
the early morning hours and after
school each day and on Thursday
evening. October 20th from 5:00
p.m. until 7:30 p.m. for students
and parents. Come browse and
Gulf County Schools
MON: Manager's Choice, Fruit,
Vegetable, Bread, Milk, Dessert
TUES:, Chicken, Applesauce.,
Green Beans, Roll, Milk,
Potatoes or Rice w/gravy
WEDS: Cheeseburger. French
SFiles or Tator Tots, Milk, Cake
THURS: No School Inservice
FRI: No School Inservice
varsity volleyball team for their
victory over Wewahitchka Tues-
day, October 4th.
On Thursday, October 6. the
Keyettes held their annual Key-
ette Initiation during half-time of
the Jr. Varsity game. The induc-
tees were Dee Horton-a.k.a. Al
from Home Improvement: Heath-
er Fields-a.k.a. Elly Mae from the
Beverly Hillbillies: Leslie Falson-
a.k.a. one of the Fat
Boys; Chyenne Harri-
son-a.k.a. one of the
Fat Boys: Bridgette
flower: Kristl Law-
rence-a.k.a. the rock
group Offspring:; Kris-
ti Capps-a.k.a. the
Raid can; Casey Wit-
Big Star; Kelli Gra-
semite Sam; Alyson
roach; Jenny Smallwood-a.k.a.
Big Bird: Latonya Balley-a.k.a.
Blank Man; Georgette Walden-
a.k.a. Spanky from the Little Ras-
cals: Deanne Redmond-a.k.a. Os-
car the Grouch and Leigha Davis
as Forrest Gump. The old mem-
bers prepared all week for the
fun-filled evening and Thursday
afternoon everyone met at Missy
Nobles' house to get ready for
their big night. The girls were
dressed In original costumes
created by the existing members.
Keyette initiation has been
around for over 25 years.
aithi Christian School
Advertising Pays Call 227-1278 or 229-8997
to Place Your Classified Ad Today!
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CHURCH OF CHRIST
Bible Study: Worship:
10 a.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday Nursery
Minister: Tom Skipper 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
REV. BILL WHITE, PASTOR
2420 Long Ave.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Sy" : 904-229-6886
Port St. Joe's "Port of Victory"
M morning W orship ... ....... ............................11 a.m.
Sunday Evening ..............................................6 p.m .
Wednesday Evening ...................7 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
MEXICO BEACH ,
823 N. 15th Street
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
S- United Methodist Church
Sorrer of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
Sunday School ................ 10 a.m.
Morning Worship .......................11 a.m.
Evening Worship 6 p.m.
F f.Gospe& Fellowship
PETE WANCHIK, PASTOR
Office: 227-2033 103 Garrison Avenue Home: 229-9033
Sunday ....................................... 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday Home Fellowship........................................7:30 p.m.
Thursday Bible Study................................. ............. 7:00 p.m .
iA .. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
S -- 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
I, SUNDAY WORSHIP........................... 10 a.m.
I V" DULT SCHOOL............................. 11 a.m.
S U ': *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
.2 'Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
We Want You To Be,
Part of the Friendly Place
BIBLE STUDY 9:45,a.n. EVENING WORSHIP ........... 7:00 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP.... ........11:00 am WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m.
CHURCH TRAINING ... ......... 5 45 p m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
601 Long Avenue
Minister of Music
irst United Methiodist Church
111 North 22nd St.
(7 ., Mexiqo Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church....................9:00 a.m. CT
Church School...................... 10:00 a.m. CT
Charles Mi Parker, Pastor John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am 12 noon CT
_E ALOAED_.) aJesus says, "Come to me, all you who
are weary and burdened, and I will give
you rest." Matt 11:28 NIV
I a B it u sit (CT li tt IP
Upstairs, First Union Bank Building Monument Aye.
Sunday Morning Bible Study for all ages 9:00am
E Soul Satisfying Worship Service 10:00am
Sunday Afternoon Discipleship Training 5:00pm
S. Informal Sunday-Night Service 6:00pm
Tues. Children Choirs 3:30pm, Wed. Prayer Service 6:30pm
Youth Lock-In Set at LABC
A lock-in for youth ages seventh grade through college will be held
this Friday evening at Long Avenue Baptist Church. Featured on the
program for the evening will be Tim
Davis, a left-handed professional
baseball pitcher for the Seattle
Mariners. Davis, a native of Bristol,
will address the youth on what the
Lord has meant to him, as well as
ign autographs. Anyone wishing
an autograph should bring what
they wish signed.
Kyle and George, a singing duo
who also hail from Bristol, will
present the message through origi-
nal songs and testimonies. Ronda
Smith, vocalist, will also present
her testimony in songs, .:
A drama, team from Baptist
Bible Institute will Inspire those in
attendance with a drama presenta-
tion. Pizza, drinks, and dessert will
be served to satisfy the appetite,
and the youth will have an oppor-
tunity to participate in various
games. Free tapes, t-shirts and
Kyle & George- other gifts will be awarded during
The lock-in will last from six p.m. until one a.m. with 'participants
there for the duration, or until a parent picks them Uip.
at First Baptist
Judgement House '94 is a
dramatization being presented by
First Baptist Church of Port St.
Joe and participants from other
churches in the community.
Judgment House is an alternative
to the notorious haunted house.
This live drama will consist of an
exciting 30 minute tour that you
will not want to miss. Come and
witness the unfolding of the lives
of three young teenagers as they
themselves experience . the
October 29th, 5:30-11 p.m.;
October 30th, 5-10 p.m.; October
31st, 6:30-10 p.m.; November
1st, 6:30-10 p.m.; November 2nd,.
Free admission; call 227-
1552 for reservations.
St. James' Yearly
Bazaar Oct. 29
The date is set, Saturday, Oc-
tober 29th, for the St. James
Episcopal Church annual Bazaar.
This the first Bazaar at the
new church home on Marvin Ave-
nue and Twenty-Second Street.
The same popular Sidewalk
Cafe, bake'sale and craft booths
will be featured.
St. James' Church members
appreciate the past support from
the community and area friends,
and they look forward -to- welconm-u
ing you at this special event in,
The Overstreet Bible Church
is having their homecoming, Sun-
day Oct. 16th. A covered-dish
lunch will be served and there
will be an afternoon of gospel
Everyone is cordially invited
Card of Thanks
We would like to. express our
sincere thanks for every act. of
kindness shown to us with the'
untimely death of our loved one.
The many prayers, visits, phone
calls, food, flowers, were deeply
The Family of
Mike (Pee Wee) Williamson
Steven, Grandma, Iris, Carl Lee,
Suzanne, Debbie, Rena, & Dale
Card of Thanks
Thanks for the flowers, food,
and sympathy expressed at the
loss of our loved one, George W.
Mary and Barney Whitworth
Lela and Roger Dover
George, Sr., Henry and Charles
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Revival Set at
Rev. Ben Peacock and his
wife, Helen, will be bringing revi-
val to First Baptist Church of
Mexico Beach starting Sunday
morning, October 16th, at 10
a.m. and 6:30 p.m. CDT. The re-
vival will run through Wednes-
day, October 19.
Ben is an accomplished
preacher, having served in several'
churches, including First Baptist
Church in Panama City before be-
ing called into evangelism.
His wife, Helen, has always
been a vital part of Ben's minis-
try. Her background'of music in-
cludes soloist In her college a
-cappella choir. She sings before
the message each evening.
Kyle & George
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY. OCT. 13. 1994 PAGE 5B
Pine Street Overstreet
Sunday School..................................10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship.................................11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study......................... 3:00 p.m.
Pastor W.L. Remain
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY
ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
+7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
+l .Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)
THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"
S .fFirst Baptist Church
S102 THIRD STREET ePORT-ST..JOE
Sunday-School 9:45 am
Worship 11:00 am
Disciple Training 6:00 pm
Evening Worship 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting.... 7:00 pm
Gary Smith -'- Buddy Caswell
Pastor Minister of Music & Youth
-3 St. Joe Assemby ofY o god
309 6th Street*Port St. Joe,
Sunday School....................... 10:00 am
Morning Worship Service........ 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Service ...... 6:30 pm
Wednesday Bible Study...... 6:30 pm
t Come andReceive Godss Blessings t
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STHE UNfITED METHODISTCHmCH
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.
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Charldtte Henderson
PASTOR YOUTH/ CHOIR DIRECTOR
Pro Baseball Pitcher Tim Davis
of the Seattle Mariners
* B.B.I. Drama Team
PLUS Games and Food
This night of praise, fellowship, gar- es and food will be held at Long Avenue
Baptist Church and is for youth in grades 7-college.
So that those providing pizza will know how much food to provide, we ask that
all local churches call Long Avenue Baptist Church (229-8691) by Tuesday,
October'11 with a number of how many will be attending the lock-in.
ALL AREA YOUTH ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.
Reservations are desired, but not mandatory
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State Supreme Court Apparently is
Ignoring Voters' Will in Decisions
The Florida Supreme Court last week substituted its judgment over
those of the voters by kicking two citizen tax-limiting proposals off the
ballot with no good reasons, but that isn't really bad news for conserva-
tive Republicans and Democrats. The high-handed rulings underscored
the case against tax-and-spend incumbents like Gov.. Lawton Chiles on
the eve of the Nov. 8th election and they no doubt will pay for itL
It was the same Supreme Court that allowed a tricky "limited" casino
gambling petition on the ballot that had fewer voter, signatures than the
two tax-cap proposals. It was also the court that approved a public cam-
paign finance law that allows Gov. Chiles (who sponsored the legislation)
and other statewide candidates to spend millions of dollars of taxpayer
money on their political campaigns this year.
Me and Uncle Clem Rednek on Flat Creek over in Gadsden County
are in a tizzy about it. We hope the judges will all be voted out of office,
which won't happen because it's hard for the average citizen to get a
clear shot at them in the voting booth while it's still on their minds. But
that isn't true for Chiles and a lot of other tax and spend politicians -
mostly incumbents who are up for re-election next month.
Heckl It could be the difference in most of the close races.
Chiles said after the court ruling he supported the voters' right to de-
cide the question. Previously, he said he opposed the citizens tax com-
mittee proposals and outlined a tax-reform amendment plan he intended
to push if he is re-elected that would broaden the base of Florida taxes
by hitting lawyers, accountants, corporations and other' services which
are now tax exempt.
Republican candidate, Jeb Bush, who favors voter approval of new
taxes, said the court was politically motivated in keeping them off the
There's no question it should be up to the people of Florida, not the
State Supreme Court, to decide what services and taxes they want from
government. Whether those tax caps are right or wrong, the people have
a right to decide for themselves in the ballot box.
WHAT'S NEXT? It's likely the Florida Supreme Court is going to get
another citizens tax cap-plan before it again. The Legislature next year
can also expect a bill requiring more than just a majority of voters to ap-
prove a constitutional amendment. But probably the most interesting de-
by Jack Harper
velopment will be what happens to that foolish public campaign fund: law
that was supposed to level the playing field for good people to run for of-
fice without having to go to special interests for contributions. It has
turned out to be a welfare program for politicians, most incumbents..
It is a mess.
We have the spectacle of incumbent Gov. Chiles monitoring Bush's
campaign collections so he can collect a tax dollar for every dollar in con-
tributions Bush gets over the $5 million cap. Bush refused the tax mon-
ey, so Chiles,can do that under the law he sponsored. Chiles has already
collected more that $800,000 in public money.
It gets even stickier in the agriculture commissioner race where a cir-
cuit judge ruled former GOP Secretary of State Jim Smith can't accept
public tax money in his race against incumbent commissioner Bob Craw-
ford because Smith had already gotten $858,000 in his unsuccessful
race for governor. Smith got the agriculture nomination from' his party
when a lesser known candidate pulled out. The judge said Crawford
could collect public money one dollar for every dollar Smith raises pri-
vately in his new race for the agriculture post. ,
All me and Clem can see in this is a bunch of millionaires and highly
entrenched incumbent politicians wallowing around in the public money
through like hogs on a hot day.
'The leastest we could do is make 'em eat that money dey took from
us," Clem said.
HERE'S THE NEWS ROUND-UP:
TALLAHASSEE (WNS) A respected Washington pollster who tradi-
tionally works for Democrats says Florida voters want'to change the di-
rection their state is going and favors young Republican Jeb Bush, 4 1,
over Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles who has never lost an election by
ten percentage points.
The poll taken by William R. Hamilton weekly for Associated Indus-
tries of Florida sampled 800 voters who gave Bush 49 percent of the vote
to Chiles' 39 percent with 12 percent still undecided.
A tip-off of the trend could be noted by a famous Panhandle catfish
and chicken cookout held by Calhoun County Clerk of Court Willie D.
Wise which has hosted almost every Democratic governor, senator and
cabinet member In the past. Last week Willie D. threw another of his "yel-
low-dog" cookouts and guess who was invited to dinner Republican
candidate Jeb Bushl ,
NO TAX CAPS THIS YEAR: The Florida-Supreme Court knocked off
the Nov. 8 ballot a citizens' proposal to require voter approval of any new
taxes and another amendment that would require a two-thirds vote,of
the people for any new state tax or fee levied through the constitution.
Judges cited the lack of clarity of subject and language in killing the
two proposals as well as-a third one petitioned by the citizens that would
require the state to pay for the damage to the value of private property
caused by a government decision.
IT'S OUTRAGEOUS: An almost ignored story that the news wires
and most daily newspapers have not picked up on is the number of bat-
teries the United States Coast Guard is hauling out of the waterways of
Florida from around old navigational beacon sites. The Palatka Daily
News reported some 1,000 old batteries the. kind used to run the bea-
con lights.-- have been located and hauled out of the Palatka stretch of
the St. Johns River.
Coast Guard officials said they have recovered 2,500 batteries from
the St. Johns River and its other navigable waterways in Florida in part
of a nationwide effort which began in 1984.
GARGAN FOR BUSH: Democrat candidate for Governor and politi-
cian basher Jack Gargan has endorsed Republican Jeb Bush over in-
cumbent Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles. Gargan Is a Cedar Key busi-
nessman who sponsored a Throw the Hypocritical Rascals Otit against
Congressional incumbents In the last election.
BLACKS HIT THE GOP in Tallahassee news conference last week,
contrasting the records of Democratic Gov.,Lawton Chiles with challenger
Jeb Bush and criticizing the voucher plan for students to take tax money
to schools of their choice whether public or private.
Naming Chiles as the best leader and statesman, state Sen. William
Turner, Dem.-Hialeah, said Bush's voucher plan would steal tax dollars
from public schools and give them away to endow private and parochial
Other speakers said Chiles had a good record on crime, welfare, edu-
cation, appointments. minority business recruitment, crime, welfare
SEPTEMBER 13, 199"
.PORT, ST. JOE, FLORIDA
The Gulf Oounty Board of County Commis'
stoners met this date In regular session with the
following members present. Chairman Warren J.
Yeager,. Jr.; Commissioners Jessie V Armstrong.
Michael L Hammond, Nathan Peters. Jr.. and Bil-
ly E. Traylor .
Others present were. County Attorney Bar'
bars Sanders. Chief Deputy Clerk Douglas C.
Birmingham. Deputy Clerk Debbe Wibberg. Ad-
ministrator R. Larry Wells, Planning/Building Di
rector Don Butler. Building Inspector Richard
Combs. Solid Waste Director Joe Danford. Mosqui-
to Control Superintendent Paul Wood. Road De-
parLment Superintendent Bob Lester, County En-
gineer Ralph Rish, and Interim SheniT Jarres
The meeting was called to order atO 600
Administrator R Larry Wells opened the
meeting with prayer and Chairman Warren J.
Yeager, Jr led the pledge or allegiance to the flag.
RECEIVE BIDS 99394-24 (1995 3/4 TON
TRUCK) SEARCH AND RESCUE -
SPursuant to advertisement to receive sealed
bids for a 3/4 ton truck for the Search and Res-
cue, the boardreceived the following bids: Blounl-
stown Motors-$29.636.00 Champion .Chevrolet-
$25.657.00. The Board tabled these bids for fur-
ther review and recommendation by Planning/
Building Director Butler and members of the
Search and Rescue Unit.
RECEIVE BIDS 19394-25 (1995 TRUCK) -
Pursuant to advertisement to receive sealed
bids for a 1995 truck for the Road Departmentm,
the Board received the following bids: Blountotown
Motors-S15.,453.00, Charnplon Chevrolet-
$14.433.00 The Board tabled these bids for fur-
ther review and recommendation by Road Depart.
meant Supenrintendent Bob Lester.
RECEIVE BIDS 19394-26 (1995 TRUCK) -
Pursuant to adverosement of receive sealed bids
for a 1995 truck without air conditloningd for the
road department, the Board received the following
BlounstaLown Motors-$14,768 00, Champion Che%.
rolet'S13.777.00. The Board tabled these bids for
urt her review and recommendation by Road De.
parrment Superintendent Bob Lester
PUBLIC BEARING ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE
Pursuant to advertisement to hold a public
heanng to consider the adoption of an ordinance
concerning flood damage prevention. County Attor.
ney Sanders read the proposed ordinance by title.
There being no public comment. Commissioner
Traylor motioned to adopt Ordinance 91-10 Comn'
milsslorner Hammond seconded the motion and the
motion passed unanimously.
ORDINANCE 91- 10
AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING FLOOD
DAMAGE PREVENTION. OUTLINING STATUTORY'
AUTHORIZATION; MAKING FINDING OF FACT
AND STATE OF PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES.
PROVIDING DEFINITIONS: PROVIDING FOR PER
MIT REQUIREMENTS AND COMPLIANCE: PRO-
VIDING FOR DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY; PROVID-
ING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION; PROVIDING
FOR ADMINISTRATION AND PERMIT PROCE-
DURES; PROVIDING FOR AN ADMINISTRATOR.
HIS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, PROVID-
ING FOR VARIANCE PROCEDURES; PROVIDING
FOR FLOOD HAZARD REDUCTION; PROVIDING
STANDARDS FOR STREAMS WITHOUT ESTAB-
LISHED BASED FLOOD ELEVATIONS; PROVID-
ING STANDARDS FOR SUBDIVISION PROPO-
SALS; PROVIDING, STANDARDS FOR AREAS OF'
SHALLOW FLOODING; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL
OF ORDINANCES ON CONFLICT:; PROVIDING
FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. ,-
Copy of ordinance on file in Clerk's office).
Commissioner Hammond motioned to ap-
prove the consent agenda, except for the billings
for Life Management Center (Baker Act) and the in-
voice from James C. Pappas, M.D.. P.A. for crema-
tion certificates., Commissioner Traylori seconded
the modon for discussion After discussion. Corn-
rmissioner Traylor withdrew his second. Commis'
sooner Peters seconded the motion The motion
failed with Commissioners Hammond and Peters
"votingyes and Chairman Yeager and Commission
lers Traylor and Ar.strong voting no.
Commissioner Traylor motioned to approve
the consent agenda. Commissioner Armstrong sec- .
;ohded the motion. The motion passed with Chair-
man Yeager and Commissioners Traylor and Armnn-
strong voting yes and Commissioners Hammond
and Peters voting no.
Consent Agenda items approved:
A. Minutes -
July 19,1994 Budget Meeting, July 21.
1994 Budget Meeting, July 26, 1994 Budget
Meeting. August 1. 1994 Bridget Meeting. August
23, 1994 Regular Meeting .
B. Invoices -
a. James D. Pappas, M.D., P.A. Cremation
b. Ketch.im, Wood, Burgert, P.A. Death
c. Cuny Printing Company Bursting of
STRIM Notices. $800.00
d. Rish and Gibson Fees for review of Ordi-
nance and telephone conferences with Don Butler.
e. Landmark Survey Survey for bridge on
Dianna Street, $800.00
f. Medicaid Billings July. $5,847.01 and
g. Life Management Billings (Baker Act)
C. Inventory Transfer-
a. Property Appraiser "Junk" following
items from the Property Appraiser's inventory
80-54 Micro Design Printer
80-55 Microfiche Viewers
80-56 IBM 2MB DSKTE Computer
80-57 IBM 550 Printer
b. Gulf County Beaches Volunteer Fire De-
partment "Junk" and transfer following the items
from the Beaches Fire Department Inventory.
150-21 GE EZ-19C Speaker
150-44 1978 GMC FAMB Van (Given to
150-46Traffic Buster Siren- Speaker
(Given to W.C.F.D.)
c. Gulf County Emergency Services Unit-
'Junk' the following Items from the Gulf County
Emergency Services Unit Inventory.
145-6 Used Portable 5-Ch Radio
145-7 Used Portable 2-Ch Radio
145-10 Used Portable 4-Ch Radio
D. Travel Request-
a. Emergency Management Director-Request
for Emergency Management Director(Wells and
Emergency Management Coordinator Nelson to at-
tend 911 Conference in Tallahassee, October 18
Robert Brooks of Highland View requested a
fire hydrant be placed In front of his business in
Highland View. 'He also discussed a recent prob-
lem he had with someone shooting a window out
in his building and the length of time It took to re'
ceive a response from a commissioner.
VARIANCE MARY VANN
Billy Joe Rish requested a variance on be
half of Mary Vann. which Is needed to complete
the construction of her home in Wewahitchka A[-
ter discussion by Planning/Building Director But-
ler, and extenuating circumstances of Mrs Vanns
situation. Commissioner Hammond motioned to
grart a variance to Mrs Vann Commissioner Pe
ters seconded the motion and the motion passed
LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS SUB-
COMMITTEE TO AMEND THE LDR'S
Billy Joe Risn requested that the Board form
a subcommittee to amend the Land Development
Regulations. with regard to development of proper-
ty by small developers Chairman Yeager request-
ed that Tom Gibson. Billy Joe Rish. Don Butler.
Charles .Costin and County Attorney Barbara
Sanders serve as a subcommittee and submit their
recommedfilauons to the Planning and Develop-
ment Review Board
UTILITY PERMIT APPLICATION -
S Upon request by Planning/Building Direc.
or Butler. Commissioner Hammond motioned to
approve the utility permits from SL Joseph Tele'
communicationss for a permit to maintain a tele-
ommunicatons pedestal on Dunes Drive between
C30E and the Gulf of Mexico Commissioner Tray.
lor seconded the motion and the motion passed
RESOLUTION NO. 94-32 OPPOSING CONSTI-
TUTION AMENDMENT NO. 3
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters, sec.
onded b' Commissioner Hammond, and unani.
mous vote, the Board adopted RESOLUTION No.
S94-32 prohibtlung net fishing in Florida waters A
copy of this resolution to on file at the Gulf County
RESOLUTION 94-33 AMENDING THE
199394 BUDGET FOR UNANTICIPATED REVE-
NUE o y
Upon motion by Commissioner Traylor. sec-
ond by Commissioner Hammond. and unanimous
vote. the Board adopted the following resolution:
RESOLUTION NO 94-33. A RESOLUTION
SAMENDDMENT TIE 199394 BUDGET FOR UNAN
TICIPATED REVENUE IN TIlIE GENERAL AND
FINE AND) FORFEITURE FUNDS.
A copy of this resolution Is on file at the Gulf
GULF COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH UNIT WATER
SAMPLING FEE IOVERSTREET FIRE DEPART-
Upon motion by Commissioner Traylor, sec-
ond by Commissioner Hammond and unanimous
Sote. the Board agreed to pay the quarterly water
sampling fees in the amount of S-1000 to the Gulf
County Public Health Unit lfor the Oierstreet Vol-
: urteer Fire Department for the July-Septemnber,
1994 testing period It was noted that payment
would be made from the Road Department budget
JUDICIAL ORDER BILLING FROM
COURT REPORTER SUSAN DILTZ
Commissioner Peters mooned to pay the
court ordered billing from court reporter Susan
Diltz In the amount of 82.801.25, for Case No 93-
84, State of Florida vs Michael L Nutter. Commls.
Sstoner Armstrong seconded the. motion. The m6o-
tion passed 41 (Commissioner Hammond op-
posed). It was noted that payment would be made
from the Public Defender s budget.
PRISONER MEDICAL BILL- D. MILLER
Upon motion by Commissioner Hammond.
second by Commissioner Armstrong and unani-
mous vote, the Board agreed to table the billing
from the Gulf County Public Health Unit for pris-
oner D. Miller in the amount of$66.00.
JUDICIAL ORDER FOR PAYMENT OF
COSTS STATE OF FLORIDA VS. W.F. BASS
Commissioner Armntrong motioned to pay
the order for payment of costs in the amount of
$1.000 00 for Case No. 93 309-CF. State of Florida
vs W F Bass Commissioner Peters seconded the
motion for discussion. The motion passed 4-1I
(Commissioner Hammond opposed). The Board re-
quested County Attorney Sanders review Mr.
Bass's employment status anid to establish Mr
Bass's eligibility) for medical disability or early re-
tiremenL It was noted that payment would be
made from the Public Defender's budget.
INVOICE POWERS, QUABCHNICK, TISCHLER
&EVANS ., ..
Upon discussion by Chief Deputy Clerk
Birmingham, Commissioner Hammond motioned
,to table the invoice from Powers. Quaschnlck.
TIschler & Evans In the amount o'f 37 58. pend-
ing the determination of who Is responsible for
payment. Commissioner Peters seconded the mo-
tion and the motion passed unanimously.
INVOICES MARY RAMSEY
Chief Deputy Clerk Birmingham stated that
there -were outstanding invoices for former In-
mate, Mary Ramsey, and requested the Board's
instruction on how this matter should be handled.
After discussion, Chairman Yeager requested that
County Attorney Sanders contact the various
agencies who handled these billings and to make
payment arrangements that are agreeable to them,
as well as to the County. l ,
MEDICAL EXAMINER CLOSING STATEMENT
Administrator Wells discussed the closing
statement concluding the financial matters be-
tween the Bay county Board of County Commis-
sioners and Dr. Eckert, former Medical Examiner
for the 14th Judicial Circuit. After discussion,
Commissioner Hammond motioned to pay for any
autopsies during that period. Commissioner Tray-
lor seconded the motion and the'motion passed
EMERGENCY BIDS (SAULS CREEK ROAD)
Administrator Wells stated that two (2) bids
were received for the "'emergency" bids for survey-
ing services on Sauls Creek Road. The following
bids were received: Landmark Surveying
$12,990.00 and S.M. Marley & Associates
$4,500.00. He noted that S.M; Marley was award-
ed the bid in the amount of $4,500.00 and that
the survey had been completed.
Upon motion by Commissioner Hammond,
second by Commissioner Peters, and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed to pay an invoice from S.M.
Marley and Assoc. In the amount of $4,500.00 for
surveying services on Sauls Creek Road.
FEMA RELOCATION PROGRAM
Administrator Wells discussed the relocation
program which includes the County purchasing
property from flood victims. He informed the Board
that according to the program the Board would
pay 25% of the costs, the property could never be
developed and it would be removed from the' tax
roll. He stated he would update the Board of any
changes in the relocation program.
.Emergency Management Director Wells dis-
cussed letters sent to State Senator Pat Thomas
and Representative Robert Trammell requesting
that river gauges be established in Gulf County.
He noted that, there are currently no river gauges
along or in Gulf County for the Apalachicola or
Emergency Management Director Wells not-
ed that $154.121.00 had been received from
DEPARTMENT Of REVENUE FUEL TAX AUDIT
Upon discussion by Administrator Wells.
Commissioner Peters motioned to pay the interest
in the amounts of &2.851 98 ard $291.19, for the
Sfuel tax audit by the Department of Revenue re-
garding the local option gas tax and the SCETS tax
on special fuels. Commissioner Ilamrmornd second-
ed the motion and the motion passed unanimous-
ly. Chairman Yeager stated that the Department or
Revenue agree to forego the pcnaltles. [Payment to
be made from the Road Department Budgetl.
County Attorney Sanders discussed the
pending problems in vanous departments and that
she was pnoritizing these items according to the
level of r.nccesslty
ADVERTISE TO AMEND ORDINANCE 94-04 AND
Upon motion by Commissioner Hammond,.
second by Commissioner Traylor, and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed to adverse to amend Ordi-
nance 94-04 (White' City Water System) and Ordi-
nance 93-06 (Williamsburg/Methodist Hill) regard-
ing hook-up fees for these water systems. The
Board requested that Planning/Building Director
Butler provide the necessary details lo County.At-
torney Sanders. -
LAWSUIT WILLIAMS VS. GULF COUNTY
County Attorney Sanders updated the Board
on the lawsuit for ,Edward Earl Williams vs. Gulf
County. She noted that the attorney's for tLe Insu-
rance carriers would be handling the matter and
'that she would continue to update the Board ac-
County Attorney Sanders discussed that she
and Planning/Building Director Butler were In the
process of amending the Nuisance Ordinance.
INVOICE COUNTY ATTORNEY
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters, sec.
ond by Commissioner Hammond. and unanimous
vote the Board approved the invoice from County
Attorney Sanders In the amount of $225.00 for the
retainer fee from August 23 to August 31.
BEACON HILL PARK -GRANT
County Engineer Rish stated that the
County had been approved to receive the grant in
the amount of $75,000.00 for Beacon Hill Park. He
noted that he will meet with Parks Committee
Chairman Chllders to review the Parks Committee
requests for the completion of the park.
County Engineer Rish stated that since the
surveying has been completed on Sauls Creek
Road the design work would begin.
County Engineer Rish noted that the survey
has been completed on Wetappo Landfill and the.
design work would begin within two (2) weeks.
INVOICE SOUTHERN EARTH SCIENCE
Upon recommendation by County Engineer
Rish. Commissioner Hammond motioned to pay an
invoice from Southern Earth Science in the
amount of $875.00 for OVA Testing on the con.
tan-inauton soil at Land's Pit. Commissioner Arm
strong seconded the motion arid the motion
passed unanimously. It was noted that payment
would be made from e made from the Road Department BdgeL
OVERSTREET BOAT RAMP
County Engineer Rish stated that an ease-
ment for the Overstreet Boat Ramp should be re-
-ceived within two (2) weeks.
SOLID WASTE DEPARTMENT GRANTS
7 Solid Waste Director Danford discussed the
grants pertaining to the Solid Waste Department
for the 1995-96 fiscal year.
Small County Grant $50,000.00
Waste Tire Grant $9,414.00
Recycling & Ed. Grant $74,383.00
Solid Waste Director Danford discussed a
letter he had written to Cumbaa Enterprises re-
garding the disposal of freon from white goods re-
moved from the Gulf County Landfills.
FIVE POINTS LANDFILL -PERMIT Modifies-
Solid Waste Director Darford discussed his
request to the Department of Environmental Pro-
tection Agency to modify the permit for Fe-Poirnts
ADVERTISE FOR BIDS TUB GRINDER
.'r Upon discussion by Solid Waste Director
Danford, Commissioner Peters motioned to adver-
tise for bids for a tub gender for debris removal In
the Gulf County Landfills Commtssloner Ham-
mond seconded the motion and the motion passed
MOSQUITO CONTROL "EMERGENCY BIDS" /
Upon request by Mosquito Control Superin-
tendent Paul Wood, Commissioner Hammond mo-
tioned to allow Mosquito Control Superintendent
Wood to receive "emergency" bids for the repair of
the garage doors at the Mosquito Control Depart-
ment. Commissioner Peters second the motion and
the motion passed unanimously.
ROAD DEPT. HIRING OF TWO EMPLOYEES
FOR LABORER POSITION
Pursuant to advertisement and upon recom-
mendation by Road Department Superintendent
Lester, Commissioner Peters motioned to hire
Charlie Mac Hill and Edward Jones for the two (2)
laborer positions at the Road Department. Com-
missioner Traylor seconded the motion and the
motion passed unanimously..
AWARD BID #9394-25 (1995 TRUCK) ROAD
Upon recommendation by Road Department
Lester, Commissioner Peters motioned to award
bid #9394-25 (1995 Truck) and #9394-26 (1995
Truck) to the low bid from Champion Chevrolet,
Inc. Commissioner Hammond seconded the mo-
tion. After discussion, the motion passed unani-
ROAD DEPARTMENT TRACTOR / STATE CON-
Upon request by Road Dept Superintendent
Lester. Commissioner Hammond motioned to pur-
chase a John Deere Tractor for the Road Depart-
ment at State Contract price of $24,619.22. Com-
missioner Traylor seconded the motion and the
motion passed unanimously.
INVENTORY "JUNK' PAINT SPRAYER
Upon motion by Commissioner Traylor, sec-
ond by Commissioner Hammond, and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed to 'Junk" the following Item
from the Road Department inventory:
100-224 Paint Sprayer
The meeting recessed at 7:22 p.m., E.D.T.
The meeting reconvened at 7:40 p.m., E.D.T.
SOUTH GULF COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE DE-
PARTMENT / BUDGET AMENDMENT
Commissioner Traylor motioned to amend
the general fund by reducing Reserve for Contin-
gencies $3,500.00 and Increasing the South Gulf
County Fire Department line Item in the general
fund $3,500.00 to assist the South Gulf County
Volunteer Fire Department with their loan pay-
ment and repair'bills. Commissioner Traylor sec-
onded the motion and the motion passed unani-
FLOOD '94 VOLUNTEERS COOK-OUT / BUD-
Commissioner Traylor motioned to amend
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a home buying class. Commissioner Hammond
seconded the motion. After discussion,, Commis-
siloner Hammond withdrew his second and Com-
missioner Traylor withdrew his motion.
CHAIRMAN- 1994-95 -
Commissioner Peters motioned that Com.
missioner Hammond become Chairman for the
1994-95 year and that Commissioner Armstrong
be named Vice-Chairman Chairrrman Yeager
passed the chair to VIce-Chairmar, Hammord and
seconded the motion. The motion passed unari-
ir mously. Acting Chairman Hammond returned the
chair to Chairman Yeager -
'RECREATION FUNDS DISTRICT I
Commissioner Hammond motioned to con'
tribute 785 07 from his recreation funds to the
Beaches Volunteer Fire Department Commission
Ser Peters seconded the motion and the motion
WHITE CITY BALLPARK
Commissioner Hammond informed the
Board that a dugout was being built at the White
Citv Ball Park. .
Commissioner Hammond motioned that the
value of items kept on inventory be increased from
$200.00 to $500.00, effective October 1, 1994.
Commissioner Traylor seconded the motion and
the motion passed unanimously.
Upon motion by Commissioner Hammond,
second by. Commissioner Peters, and unanimous
vote, the Board adopted the following memo from
Commissioner Hammond as a part of the Board
To: All Supervisors
From: Commissioner Hammond
Date- September 13. 1994
An Interesting situation came up during the last
month, here In the County, that suggest that the
Board adopt a written policy regarding how county
employees respond to the media. n a free society.
such as ours. the media has one of the greatest re-
sponsibillties. They are the 'watchdog" for the pub'
lic, a watchdog against injustice and wrong doing.
SThe average person has no time to keep up with
government, so the press must inform ar, be Ir,-
formed. Although they are not always right and do
not present the story accurately, we must assist
them In their effort to Inform the public. In Gulf
County. we are to be totally open with ever-yone.
Including the press. We work In the sunshine and
have absolutely NOTHING to hide.
It is my desire and I will resperoully present for
the Board to approve as policy, .tha we will be
courteous and give the' press our utmost assius-
tance in any way that is appropriate and feasible.
Thank you. '
SIGN CALHOUN / GULF COUNTY LINE
Commissioner Hammond requested that
Road Department Superintendent Lester trim the
brush covering the Gulf County sign at the Cal-
oun County line.
GULF COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH UNIT EXTER-
Commissioner Traylor motioned that the
Board approve the pay request in the amount of
$900.00 from Gulf County Public Health Unit for
exterminating service. Commissioner Hammond
seconded the motion for discussion. After discus-
sion, the motion passed unanimously.
MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT POSTING
Upon motion by Commissioner' Hammond,
second by Commissioner Peters, and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed to post Job openings for a
Maintenance I and Maintenance II position in the
WORK CREW '.
After discussion, the Board stated that they
would wait until October I. 1994 to create another
work crew in the County Commissioner Ham-
mond motioned that the classification for the Work
Crew Supervisor be required to have law enforce-
ment standards, correction standards or auxiliary
standards and that the current supervisors would
be grandfathered in. Commissioner Traylor sec-
onded the motion and the motion passed unani-
CONTRACT ROAD PAVING PROGRAM
The Board agreed to keep the road paving
contract open. '
AMEND BEACH DRIVN PERMIT ORDNANCE
Chairman Yeager requested that County At
tomey Sanders begin the necessary process to
amrend Ordinance 89 05 to exclude recreational
vehicles and travel trailers from receiving a beach'
SALINAS PARK -'NO OVERNIGHT PARKING"
Chairman Yeager requested that Road De-
partment Superintendent Lester place a "no over-
night parking' sign in Salinas Park.
RECREATION FUNDS 10TH STREET PARK/
Chairman Yeager passed the chair to Vice-
Chairman Hammond and motioned to amend the
general fund by reducing Reserve for Contingen-
cies $2,200.00 and increasing Parks and Recrea-
tion $2,200.00. The Chairman "requested to use
$2,200.00 from the budget amendment and the
$2,000.00 from his recreation funds to purchase
on an "emergency basis" a 20' X 20' shelter for th
Tenth Street Park; Commissioner Traylor seconded
the motion and the motion passed unanimously.
Acting Chairman Hammond returned the chair to
PETITION BORDERS ROAD IN OVERSTREET
Commissioner Traylor presented a petition
to the. Board from residents on Borders 'Road in
OiersOreet requesting that Borders Road be paDed
Mr. Traylor discussed the ned for additonal par.
ing in District II, due to the large arep Di" ahis dis
CI-r L I -. i
UNION CI.ASSEFICATIOW CHANGES FOR KEN-
NY ALDERMAN AND DAVID GREEN
Union Representative Wallace Dranrnon ad
dressed the Board on action that was taken by the
Board of County Commissioners on June 14.
S1994. He stated that the motion was in violation of
the Union Contract. The Board discussed the nec-
,essary grievance procedures. Commissioner Ham-
mond stated that union members come before the
Board Instead of going before the Union for certain
requests iCormissloner Hamrrmond left the meet-
ing at 8 53 p.m E D T.) (Commissioner Hammond
returned at 8554 p.m, E.DT) Cromrmissiorner Pe
ters motioned to rescind the motion approved on
June 14. 1994 and that Kenny Alderman and Da-
Svid Green's job classification would revert back to
Truck Driver I. Commissioner Hammond seconded
the motion for discussion. The motion passed 4 1
(Commissioner Traylor opposed). Chairman Yeager
requested that Mr. Brannon instruct the union
members that they follow the proper grievance pro-
ROAD DEPARTMENT T-SHIRTS
Chairman Yeagcr requested that Road De-
partment Superintendent Lester contact Mainte-
nance Superintendent Bearden on where he pur-
chased the T-shirts that are currently being used
by the Maintenance Departmnent. After discussion,
Chairman Yeager stated he would meet with Mr.
Lester regarding T-shirts for the Road Department
and Mosquito Control employees.
There being no further business and upon
motion by Commissioner Traylor. second by Com-
missioner Hammond, and unanimous, vote, the
meeting did then adjourn at 8:59 p.m., E.D.T.
the general fund by reducing Reserve for Contin-
gencies $850.00 and increasing Specal Events
$850.00 to pay for the dinner for the flood relief
volunteers, Saturday, September 17. Commission-
er Peters seconded'the motion and the ,motion
SHIP PROGRAM LOTTERY
SHIP Administrator Bo Williams noted that
the SHIP Program Lottery would be held Wednes-
day, September 14 at 6:00 p.m., E.D.T. for the
loans and grants under the SHIP Program..I
SHIP PROGRAM HOME BUYING CLASS
SHIP Administrator Williams stated that a
class will be given regarding home buying and fi.
nancial management. Wednesday. September 21
at 600p.m. E.D T by Judy Corbus.
VETERAN SERVICES OFFICER CONFERENCE
Upon request by Veteran Services Officer
Williams. Commissioner Peters motioned to allow
VSO Williams to attend a conference In St. Peters-
burg. FL, October 2.5 Commissioner Hammond
seconded the motion and the motion passed unan'
Veteran Services Officer Williams expressed,
the appreciaton of local veterans to the Board for'
the recent Improvements at the front of the Gulf
County Courthouse. .
SHIP GRANT APPLICATION 0. FENN
SHIP Administrator Williams requested the
Board's permission to allow a grant, application
from Georgia Fenn for the SHIP Program to be sub-
mitted fori the SHIP Program lottery, though It was
past the deadline date. He stated that Mrs. Fenn
had processed the application and gave it to Com-
Smissioner Peters who inadvertently failed to sub-
mit it prior to the deadline date. Commissioner Pe-
ters motioned to accept Mrs. Fenn's grant
application for the SHIP Program. Commissioner
Hammond seconded the motion and the motion
passed 4 I lCommissioner Traylor opposed).
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT REFILL STATION
Upon discussion by Sheriff Coats. the Board
requested that he and.Road DepartmenL Superin-
tendent Lester work out an arrangement to provide
Gasoline for the for the Sheriff Department cruisers at the
Road Department in Wewahltchka.
SIGN BEACH PERMITS
Upon discussion by Sheriff Coats. Chairman
.Yeager requested that signs be made and osted at
the beach access roads, stating where individuals
Scan purchase beach permits.
"NO WAKE" SIGNS .
TheBoard requested requestedSheriff Coats contact .
the, Florida Marine Patrol regarding the replace-
ment of official No Wake" signs on the waterways '.
In the county.
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT VEHICLE
Sheriff Coals discussed a vehicle from the
Sheriffs Department that was hit by a deer. He
noted that the damage was at least $2,500.00. Af-
ter discussion, the Board requested that he con.
sider purchasing a new vehicle due to the age of
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT EARLY RELEASES
Shenff CoaLts stated that he had released
some county pnsoners on 'early" release due to
overcrowding Ir, the Jail. He noted that the "early
releases were trustees.
AWARD BID 19394-24 (1995 8/4 TON TRUCK)
Upon recommendation by Planning/Building
Director Butler, Commissioner Hammond mo-
tioned to award bid #9394-24 for a 1995 3/4 ton
truck for the Search and Rescue Unit to the "best"
bid from Blounmtown Motors in the amount of
$29,636 00. Commissioner Traylor seconded the
motion and the motion passed unanimously. It
was noted that payment would be made from
RESCIND. ORDINANCE 93-04 (WILLIAMBURG/
Upon recommendation by Planning/Building
Director Butler. Commissfionrer Traylor motioned to
rescind Ordinance 93-04. an ordinance providing
for mandatory use of watnewe r facilities in
the Williamsburg-and Methodist Hill services area
in GulfCountyFlorida. County, Florida. Commissioner Hammond
seconded the motion and the motion passed unan-
COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM APPLICATION
Upon motion by Commissioner Hammond,
second by Commissioner Peters, and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed for the Chairman to sign
the recercificaion that Gulf County is going to con-
tinue to implement the activities credited under
the Community Raong System.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS AD-
MINISTRATIVE HEARING (COMPREHENSIVE
Planning/BuildIng Director Butler discussed
the recent motion filed by the Department of Com-
munity Affairs regarding the administrative hear-
ing for Gulf County's Comprehensive Plan.
CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD
Building Inspector Richard Combs requested
that the Board make 6 appointees to the Code En-
forcement Board. The Board stated they would
work on providing him with the appointments.
Commissioner Traylor stated that he had
contracted C.W. Roberts, Inc. for additional as-
phalt milling and that It would be made available
to all districts. Commissioner Peters motioned that
a letter be written to C.W. Roberts requesting that
when any asphalt milling Is made available to the
County that the Chairman of the Board should be
notified and he In turn could notify each Commls-
sioner. Commissioner Armstrong seconded the mo-
tion and the motion passed unanimously. Chair-
man Yeager requested that County Attorney
Sanders draft a policy for the Board to adopt, re-
garding the acceptance of gifts or donations to the
The Board discussed their policy adopted
October 26, 1993, which stated "all supervisors
follow the orders of the commissioner that gives
the order and that no commissioner has the right
to supersede the order." Chairman Yeager request-
ed that each Commissioner adhere to that policy.
Commissioner Peters discussed the asphalt
milling article in The Star paper and questioned
the validity of some of the statements written.
MINUTES AUGUST 23 / LABORER POSITION
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters, sec-
ond by Commissioner Hammond, and unanimous
vote, the Board requested that the following state-
ment be added to the minutes from the regular
meeting on August 23, 1994:
'The Board agreed to re-advertlse the laborer
position In order to give previous employees of the
County an opportunity to reapply or a position
within the County,"
SOLID WASTE DIRECTOR SALARY IN-
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters, sec-
ond by Commissioner Hammond, and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed'to give Solid Waste Director
Joe Danford a 5% salary Increase effective Septem-
ber 14, 1994. '-
SHIP PROGRAM-- EDUCATION OF APPLICANTS
SHIP Administrator Bo Williams discussed
the education process of Individuals receiving
SHIP funds. The Board requested that Mr. Wil-
liams write letters to the applicants requesting
that they attend an educational class on home
buying. Commissioner Traylor motioned that It be
mandatory for all SIhIP Program applicants attend
Go Carts In Stock!
LAY AWAY NOW FOR CHRISTMAS!
Phone 229-2727 Port St. Joe GARDEN
Cleaning Out Our
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 1994 PAGE 7B
82 Commerce St.
Preview 6-7 p.m.
Auction starts 7 p.m.
Col. Wade. andfPaua Clark.
Bus. Uc. #AB0001239
Auc. Le. #AUOOO 1737
Auc. LAC. #AUOOO 1743
I" ?t n/R
1979 Ford Custom 100 truck,
289 V-8, 4 speed, new tires, new mo-
tor, less than 30,000 miles, runs
great. $1,200 obo. 647-3497 after 6
.p.m. itc 10/13
1991 Toyota Celica SJX, super
sharp. $8,800. 229-1045.
RD 125 Yamaha, looks and runs
good, $400 obo. 229-8959, leave mes-
sage. 'Itp 10/13
'94 CHEVY LUMINA program car.
4 dr., auto.,'6 cyl., factory warranty
remaining, 229-6961. Itc 10/13
'88 Mazda 626LX 5 spd. power.
sunroof, brakes, windows & steering,
windows & steering, cruise control,
Suns great. $3,200 obo. 647-3497 afr-
ter6 p.m. tf 10/6
'94 CHRYSLER LeBARON LE.
cruise, V-6, power. factory warranty
remaining. 229-6961. I tc 10/13
Vehicles for Sale: 1988 Mercury
Topaz. 1990 Nissan Stanza. 1989
Honda NX-650K motorcycle. Call Deb-
ble at St. Joe PFpermakers Federal
- Credit Union for'more details 227-
1156. 2tc 10/13
AUTMOI FOR RENT FOR RENT ARGSLE HLPWN
'94 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE, 4
dr., .power, factory warranty remain-
ing, 229-6961. tc 10/13
'94 PLYMOUTH SUNDANCE, 4
dr., a.t., program car, factory warran-
ty remaining, 229-6961. Itc, 10/13
'93 PLYMOUTH GRAND VOYAG-
ER, power, child seat, program car,
factory warranty remaining,. 229-
6961. Itc 10/13
CASH NOW BUYING
Used Cars and Trucks. Local and
out-of-state vehicles. Two:locations to
serve you. Mayhann Motor, Port ,St.
Joe, 229-6584, Mayhann Used Cars,
1988 Vision 280 Pro 19 ft., 1988
Johnson GT175 horsepower motor,
1991 homemade 19' trailer. Call Deb-
ble at St. Joe Papermakes Federal
Credit Union for more details, 227-
1156. 2tc 10/13
16' bass boat fully equipped, trol-
ling motor, 89 Suzuki 65 hp, $3,500-
firm. 647-3199. Itc 10/13
'86 17'7" Sling Shot bass boat, 2
depth finders, '91 Mercury 150 hp -
XR4. Many extras, $7,000. Call 227-
1568 after 5 p.m. 4tc 9/22
STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE,
White City, anytime, 827-2902.
t fc 10/6
Apartment for rent. 2 bedroom.
call after 2:00. 229-8512.
2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home.
washer. dryer. references required. no
pets. $300 monthly. $200 depositL
Beach area. large lot. Call 227-7322.
Apartment for rent on Mexico
Beach. ocean view. spacious, 2.bdrm..
I ba.. washer/dryer hookup,, cable..
water & garbage pickup included. No
pets. $500 month. 648-5903. Lfc 9/29
2 bdrm., 1 ba. furnished mobile
home, ch&a, washer. Must see inside
to appreciate. $275 mo. $175 security
deposit, 308 2nd St., HV. 647-3264.
12'x40' furnished trailer. Call
648-5306. tfc 10/6
SBeachfront, Beacon Hill, one
bdrm.,. 1. 1/2 ba.,, furnished town-
house, ,$525 month.'Call Parker Real-
ty at Mexico Beach, .648-5777. .
Mobile home, 2 BR, 1 1/2 bath,
stove & ref. furnished, screened
porch, carport, private lot. Adults, no
pets. $275 per month, water fur-,
nished, $150 deposit. 647-8772.
Apartment for rent: Beach view,
2 BR, furnished, washer, dryer, wa-
ter, trash' included. Mexico Beach.
Call after 9 p.m., 648-4112..
2 bedroom unfurnished trailer at
St. Joe Beach. 647-5327. tfc 10/6
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Pri-
vate baths or dormitory style. .Daily or
weekly rates. 302 Reid Ave. Port St.
Joe, 229-9000. tfc 10/6
Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tap-
per Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and the
Cedi. h &a. laundry facilities, en-
ergy efficient const., handicapped
equipped apts.. available. Stove & re-
frig. .furn.. fully carpeted. I bdrm..
Equal Opportunity Housing
Coniplex. Rent is based on income.
,,This complex is funded' by the
Farmers Home Administration and
managed by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more informa-
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
PINE RIDGE APTS.. 1904) 227-
7451. Rents starting at $225.00 per
mo. Affordable Living for low to mid-
die income families. Featuring 1, 2 &
3 bedroom apts. with cen. h&a. ener-
gy saving appliances. patioF & outside
storage. For hearing impaired call
(904) 472-3952. Equal Housing Op-
portunity. tfc 10/6
OFFICE SPACE. Call George
Duren at 229-6031 and leave mes-
sage. tfc 10/6
* 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 I/2
ba., Inside laundry rm. ch&a. dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
SSmall'2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
S;air, washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment, washer/
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
S, tfc 10/6
Warehouses, small and large,
some with office, suitable for small
business, 229-6200. tfc 10/6
No need for wet carpets. Dry,
.clean them with HOST. Use rooms
right away. Rent machine. St. Joe
Furniture, 227- 125 1. thru 12/94 -
Two bedroom fur-
nished apartment, $300
per month. One bedroom.
apartment, $200.00 pert
month. Call George Dur-
en at 229-8398. tfc 10/13
Yard Sale: Saturday, Oct. 15,
`1804 Garrison Ave., 8 a.m. 1 p.m.
Adult clothes, children's clothes &
toys, lots of baby items, and misc.
Yard Sale: 523 9th St., 9 a.m. 4
p.m. Oct. 15. Men's clothes pants, sz
31-34, shirts med. 1g. suits, wom-
en's clothes. size 14-16, little girls 6X-
'Yard Sale: Saturday. Oct. 29. 8
a.m. 1 p.m. Furniture, odds.and
ends. bab\ stuff. 202 19th SL .,.
Big Carport Sale. Saturday. Oct.
15. 8 a.m. Lots of clothes & house-
hold items. 130 Santa Anna. St. Joe
Beach. first block off Hwy. 98.
Yard Sale: 8 a.m. until. Baby fur-
niture. clothes, miscellaneous items.
1703 Garrison Ave. Rain cancels.
Yard Sale: Friday and Saturday,
2nd Ave., Oak Grove. Misc. items.
Garage Sale: Saturday, Oct. 15, 8
a.m. till one p.m. Rain or shine. 101
Barbara Dr., Ward Ridge. Itc 10/13
Yard Sale, 238 Ponce de Leon St.,
St. Joe Beach. Multi-family, 2 days,
Oct. 22, 8 a.m. 6 p.m., Oct. 23, 12
noon 5 p.m. CST. 'Huge inventory,
some antiques. & collectibles. Tools &
supplies for the professional trades-
men and handyman. Automotive, car-
pentry, electrician, plumbing, mason-
Sry, etc. Houseware, sm. appliances,
dishes, glassware, crafts,. food sm.
equipment, yard tools & equipment,
Ig. assortment of plants, misc. sport-
ing goods & some toys, plus so much
more. All items serviceable (no junk).
Dealers welcome. No early birds
please. 2tc 10/13
106 2nd Ave., Oak Grove, PSJ
HOURS: Tues.'- Sat. 8, a.m. 5 p.m.
Children & Baby Items, New & used
MISC. ITEMS, Tools, crafts
Due to shutdown we have lost
some help. Versatile person with .ex-
cellent mechanical ability to work in
Port St. Joe over 40 hours available.
Pat, .912-432-9316. tfc 10/6
Part-time people for some eve-
ning and weekend work in 'Port St.
Joe, 912-432-9316. tfc 10/6
Gulf Co. Assoc. for Retarded Citi-
zens, Inc. is accepting applications for
the position of Secretary / Reception-
1st. Candidates should possess a high
school diploma or equivalent and one
year of secretarial experience. Knowl-
edge of Word Perfect and Lotus is pre-
ferred. Job description and applica-
tion can be obtained at 200 Peters
St.. Port St. Joe. Resumes can be sent
to P. 0. Box 296. Port St. Joe. FL
32456. Closing date for applications
is Friday. Oct. 14. at 4:00 p.m.
Tyree's Restaurant now hiring ex-
perienced night cook. Apply within.
Washington Improvemen (W.I.G.),
Inc. in Port St. Joe, Florida is accept-
ing applications for the position of Ex-
ecutive Director. This full-time admin-,
istrative position requires a minimum
of a high school diploma or Its equiva-
lency or a BS/BA degree from an ac-
credited college or university; 3 yrs. of
professional experience in community
development, business management,
administration and supervision, pro-
gram planning /development, or relat-
: Successful candidate must plan
and implement fund raising strate-
gies, develop and prepare budgets for
non-profit organization. Salary range
between $20,000 $30,000 commen-
surate with experience and education.
Inquiries for application forms. job de-
scription, and qualifications may be
mailed to W..I.G., P..O. Box 754, Port
St. Joe, 'FL 32456. Closing date fori
application is Oct. 14, 1994.
RN's and LPN's day or night shift
available. Apply in person, Bay St. Jo-
seph Care Center, 220 9th SL, Port
St. Joe. tfc 10/6
CNA's needed for all shifts. Train-
ing available. Apply in person at Bay
St. Joseph Care Center, 220 Ninth
St.. Port St. Joe. tfc 10/6
The Gulf County School Board. is
announcing a job opening for a
School Psychologist. The position will
- be for Port St. Joe area schools. Appli-
cations are available at the School
Board -office. Gulf County School
Board is an equal opportunity em-
ployer. tfe 9/15
Rabbits for sale, babies and
fryers. Alive or dressed. 227-3469.
If discount store dry dogfoods
don't provide the stamina your ddg
needs, ask BARFIELD LAWN & GAR-
DEN, 229-2727 about HAPPY JACK
PRO-BRED MEAT RATIoN enriched
formula. SOY FREE, NO BHT or
ethoxquins. 12tc 9/29
HAPPY JACK HI-ENERGY DOG
FOOD: Specifically formulated for
hunting dogs. field competitions, and
growing pups. BARFIELD LAWN &
GARDEN. 229-2727. l0tc 9/22'
LIKC rat terrier pups. $125 and
freeing feist. $150. Call 648-5306.
TADE n SRIE
Port St. Joe Lodge No. II
Reg. Stated Communication
1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m.. Masonic Hall,
S 214 Reid Ave.
Jim Mannon. W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.
STUTZMAN CONST. CO.
All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lic. #RB0030039, RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
CERAMVIIC TILE WORK
Floors or walls.
New or remodel.
24 years experience.
Pete, 229-9033 to 10/6
THE FASHION EXCHANGE
220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
. New & Used Clotling for the Entire
'Family. Accesrones and Misc. Items.
Hours 10.am. 6p.m.
Clo'ed Wed. & Sunday t (i0/6
COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY
All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe ,
St. Joe Rental-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Port St. Joe 227-2112
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
.Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m. .
Thursday. 8:00 p.m.
Sunday4:00 p.m. &
SThurs.. 8:00 p.m.
All meetings at First Baptist Church
of Port St Joe, all times eastern
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Perms
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon"
311 Madison St. Betty Heath
Oak Grove Owner/Mgr.
FAYE'S NAIL SALON
TOTAL NAI.L CARE .
Certified Nail Technican
1905 Long Ave.. Port St. Joe --'
Call for Appt. '
CATHERINE L. COLLIER
Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
A Gift Shop for
CHILDREN of all Ages
Books Toys etc.
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636
C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, Box'AIC, Port St. Joe
SLIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821
of Port St. Joe 322 Long Ave.
Auto Homeowner Boat *
',Fr,' q,ucre iv th'I ,oneii ,. come by office.
COUNSELING FOR CHILDREN,
ADOLESCENTS, AND ADULTS
Barbara K. Miner, LCSW, ACSW
c. Cline.i SDceal Worker. ltmicnS IswO02721 '
518-A First St Evenings & Sat. by Appt.
Port St. Joe, FL (904) 229-1018
All T7pe Electhcal Work
24 Hr. Service
LIC. sER00L3168 INSURED
We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade
Indian Swamp .Campground
Hwy. C-387, Howard Creek
& Income Tax
Wauneta Brewer- St. Joe Beach
5x10 lOx'10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. '.. 227-2112
Settings 9 Repairs Cleaning
Soldering e Sizing Watch
Bands a Batteries
FROM YOUR OLD GoLD
JACK WAYMIRE, Jeweler
Located in Long Dream Gallery
32 Ave. D, Apalachicola
qrj="Grt St. JnF- 9'?7-)QQ"q
* Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
PATRICK E. GRAY
CUSTOM PAINTING &
t 9/2 oe Carports & Driveways
MOWING RAKING WEEDING
.... EDGING ETC.
Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
Beach & Port St. Joe
"J Will Work for YOU!"
Mexico Beach, FL *
ic. #M455 "t 9/29
LAWN & GARDEN
Small Engine Repair
Lawn Mowers \
Weed Eaters '\ ,
S* Chain Saws i Bc
',* Generators .
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
Surfside Serenity Group, 1st
United Methodist Church, 22nd St.,
Mexico Beach. Monday 7:30; Friday
- 7:30. All times central. 647-8054.
Top Quality Sod
BARBEE SOD COMPANY
JOHN F. LAW
29 Years Experience
NO RECOVERY-NO FEE
7229 Deerhaven Road, P.C.,, 0o/s
T.L.C. Lawn Service
All Types of Yard Work
MOWING, RAKING, TRIMMING,
WEEDING, CLEAN OUTS
AND ROOF SWEEPING.
REASONABLE MONTHLY OR
SEASONAL RATES AVAILABLE.
BOB'S PAINT &
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks Body
& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
See or Call BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
PIANO LESSONS, Mexico Beach.
All ages/levels. Experienced teacher,
classical, pop and gospel. $40/
month. 648-4592. 4tp 9/29
W Weather Tight
Licensed & Insured
Kevin O'Neill, Owner 229-8635
| St. Joe Rent-All, Inc. |
Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center
"- Tillers |
Chain saws 1
706 1st St.-St. Joe
! IMMm --.NJ
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
FOSTER TREE &
4 LAWN SERVICE
No Job Too Big ....
S.... Or Too Small e
FREE ESTIMATES *
Licensed & Insured 904/639-5368
Pd. thrni 12/
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 1994
October Is Florida Seafood and Aquaculture Month
TALLAHASSEE While the
arrival of October signals the on-
set of autumn, to seafood lovers it
also, represents the peak time of
year for variety and availability of
LOST at 16th St., golf course, on
Oct. 1, 1994. One Merit 7-tron graph-
ite shaft & metal head. If found,
please call Al Scheffer at Costin Insu-
rance, 229-8899. 1Itc 9/8
Electric range, ,General Electric,
white, free standing, 30" wide, excel-
lent condition. Like new. $195. 227-
2157. Itp 10/13
Sturdy wooden bunk beds, with
one mattress, $80. Call 647-3589. /
S' Itc 10/13
Mita' DC 11 Copy Mchine, as is.
$350. 227-7512. Itc 10/,13
Port St. Joe Western Auto now-
honoring Panama City, Western Auto.
Co. store advertised -tire sale prices.
Computerized WHEEL ALIGNMENT.
Sears Card now at.Port St. Joe West-
ern Auto. Discover TOOl 227-1105.
Wheelchair, like new, $875. 827-
6019. tfc 10/6
Beds. chests, dressers, TV's. Ear-
ly American pine hutch, and blue'
couch. 647-3461 Lfc 10/13
Baby Grand piano. antique.
sounds great. body needs some resto-
ration. $2.000 or best offer 229-9033
or 904-769-9620. 4tc 9/22
Port St. Joe Western Auto now
honoring entire Panama City West-
ern Auto company store advertised
sale prices. 227-1105. 219 Reid
Ave. ,tfc 10/6
Mushroom compost. $14 yard.
Call 648-5165. 4tp 9/22
Western Auto Special. Computer
spin balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 10/6
Craftsman tools and Die Hard
batteries are available now at West-
ern Auto Store. 219 Reid Ave. 227-
1 105. tfc 10/6
Attention Attention Atten-
tion: Lawn service & tractor work. B
& J Enterprise. reasonable rates. Call
827-2805 or 827-2876. .52tp 1/7,
FREE: Eight lesson Bible study. ,
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study. P. 0.
Box 758. Port St. Joe. FL 32456.
6 lots in White City on Third St.,;
$12.000 negotiable. 904-871-3834 or
904-763-3918. 8tp 10/6
Business for Sale: Phantry
Building 'and extra lot. Income pro-
ducing. Three business units, down-
stairs and a manager's apartment.
-Four hotel rooms w/full baths up-
stairs. 24 climate-controlled mini-'
storage units upstairs and down. Best
location in town for detail outlets. Call
1-800-800-9894. tfe 10/6
FOR SALE OR TRADE: 44 acres
of beautiful North Georgia mountain
land on paved road, streams. 2 ,nice
mobile homes for living and caretaker
quarters. $3.500 per acre or will trade
for beach home or condo. Call Evelyn
Bost at 404/719-0638. 5tp 9/22
2 bdrm. two ba. brick home with
2 car attached garage in desirable
Port St. Joe neighborhood. Interior re-
cently professionally decorated w/new
floor coverings, wallpaper, window
treatments & appliances. Home has
approx. 1500 sq. ft. air conditioned
,interior featuring formal dining room,
great room, spacious laundry room,
1g. master bedroom. Many extras in-
cluding glassed in porch. covered pat-
io, 36'x7' pool. stockade fenced yard.
Ideal for empty nesters. 229-8276.
Nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick
home in White City. No money down.
Must qualify, to' assume $54,500
mortgage. 229-8151. 4tp 10/13
Florida seafood. '
"Florida Seafood and Aqua-
culture Month" recognizes the
seafood industry's importance to
the state's economy as-well as its
3 bdrm., 1 bath home w/double
carport and utility bldg. AND 2 bdnn..
2 bath new mobile home w/deck to be
sold together on 4 lots. Can be seen
at 305 Parker Ave., Highland View.,
Call 227-1131 or 227-3492.
St fc .fe 10/6
For Sale by Owner: 1.4 acres at
Simimons Bayou, close to golf cours-
es, town and beaches. Call 229-2708,
afteri5 p.m. tfc 10/6
14'x70' Fleetwood mobile home
with lot, new cen. ac, 1/2 mile from
Lands Landing. Quiet neighborhood,
paved roads, $24,500. 904-227-1313.
For sale by owner: Brick 3 BR, 2
ba. 2.150 sq. ft. living space. 1.5
acres, Whispering Pines in Wewa. As-
sumable loan to qualified buyer. By
Sappt. 639-2193. tfc 10/6
3 bdrm.,. 1 ba. home. Ceiling
fans, new carpet, wallpaper, cen. air
cond., stor. shed & more. Friendly,
quiet neighborhood. Westcott Circle.
$58.000. 904-227-1313. Lfc 10/6
Like new remodeled white &
peach block home. Hwy. 71. Honey-
yille, 2 1/2 acres, 1,325 sq. ft., 3 bd.,
1 ba. ch&a. dbl. carport,. breezeway.
utility, 278' deep well, new pump &
water softener. Call 639-5804. RE-
DUCED PRICE. : tic 10/6
A MUST SEE, 301 20th St. Large
4 bedroom, 3 bath house on large cor-
ner lot, c/h&a, double garage and'
carport. Deck. 4.000 sq. ft. under
roof, abundant storage throughout.
For appt. call 229-8076 or 784-7841.
S.. tfc 10/6
Owner financing. High and dry. 5
acre homesite. 240 ft. well. septic,!
workshop. I 1/2 mile N. Dead Lakes
Pk. 647-3581. tfc 10/6
Half acre lots for sale, Hwy. 386.
Overstreet, Creekview Subd.. $500
down. $96.48 per month. 120
months. Call and leave message. 229-,
6031. Ifc 10/6
Bay front lot on St. Joseph Pe-
ninsula, S58.QOO..Financing availa-
ble. Call 229-1731. lfc 9/29
1029 McClellan Ave., PSJ. for
Sale by Owner: Completely remod-
eled. 3 bdrm. (1 sm.. I bath. Fla. nm..
new roof. carpet. cen. ac/h. wiring.
plumbing, etc. Well w/auto. sprinkler
system. fenced in backyard. reduced
to $54.000 obo. By appt only. 229-
6861. tfc 10/6
S 1/2 acre lot with septic tank.
$9,500. Overstreet Road. Owner fi-
nancing, 227-2020. ask for Billy.
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery
Road, I mile off Overstreet Road, 9
miles south, of Wewa. Owner finane-
ing. Call 229-6961. tfc 10/6
contributions to .the health and
dining enjoyment of millions of
Seafood consumption has
grown steadily in recent years as
Americans have come to recog-
nize that, In addition to tasting
good, seafood is an important
part of a nutritious diet. Ameri-
cans now consume an average of
15 pounds of fish and shellfish ,
per year. Seafood Is a nutrient-
dense source of protein, high in
polyunsaturated and unsaturated
fats, low in cholesterol and coin-
patible with low-sodium diets.
In Florida, more than 180
million pounds of fresh seafood is
harvested annually, making sea-
food an Important part of the
state's $6 billion agriculture In-
dustry. Florida ranks first In the
United States with more than 500
seafood processing and wholesal-
ing plants. Florida's $500 million
seafood processing value is sec- .
ond In the nation.
More than 100 species of sea-'
food are harvested along Florida's
1200 miles of coastline, providing
240 million seafood meals annu-
ally: Approximately 45,000 Florid-
ians are employed in seafood har-
vesting and processing jobs.
'Florida's restaurant and re-
tail seafood sales amount to ap-
proximately $1 billion annually.
At-home consumption sales total
.$400 million annually, reflecting
the major role seafood plays in
During 1993, Florida's 523
aquaculturists achieved record
sales of $73 million. The industry
has more than doubled in value
based on a 1987 survey that re-
ported farm-gate sales of $35 mil-
lion. Tropical fish and aquatic
plants continue to comprise the
largest portion of the 'industry,
accounting for 82% of sales. More
than 900 full-time and nearly 300
part-time workers raise catfish,
alligators, clams, eels, tilapia, hy-
brid striped bass, oysters. sport
and game fish, crawfish, tropical
fish and aquatic plants.
To recognize these important
industries. Florida Agriculture
Commissioner Bob Crawford in-
troduced a Cabinet resolution on
October I I proclaiming October
"Florida Seafood and Aquaculture
Month." Following the Cabinet
meeting, the governor and cabi-
net members sampled a variety of
seafood dishes prepared and pre-
sented by representatives of Flori-
da's seafood industry.
The Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Servic-
es is offering consumers free bro-
chures containing seafood reci-
pes. The three-brochure series,
;called "Picture Perfect Seafood
from Florida." features recipes for
finfish, shellfish and shrimp. .To
receive the series, send a self-
addressed, stamped, legal-sized
Wanted: Mature woman to baby -
sit two year old part time in our
home. Some overnight and weekends
and occasional trips. 647-8313.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of
Wewahitchka Board or City Commissioners, at
their regular meeting on October 17, 1994. at 6 30
p.m. ICentral timel at the City Hall in Wewahitch-
a. Florida. will consider rnal adoption of an ordi-
nance with the following title:
AN ORDINANCE ESTABUSHING OCCUPATIONAL
UCENSE FEES BASED ON NUMBER OF EMPLOY
EES. PRESCRIBING LICENSE ISSUANCE PROCE
DURES. SETTING PENALTIES; AND ESTABLISH-
ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
ATTEST- BOARD OF CITY COMMISSIONERS
By, /s/ Tweda McGlon. Clerk
By. /s/ Ray Dickens. Mayor
Publish- October 6 and 13. 1994
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF'
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO 94-59
IN RE: The Estate of
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the Estate of AR-
MANDO FERNANDEZ, deceased. File Number 94-
59. is pending In the Circuit Court for Gulf
County. Florida, Probate Division. the address of
which is Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 5th
Street. Port SL Joe, Florida 32456. The name and
address of the Persona] RepresentatLve and his at-
torney are set forth below.
All Interested persons: are required to
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBUCATION OF THIS NOTICE. (1) All
claims against the estate and 121 any objection by.
an interested person on whom notce was served
that challenges the validity of the Will, the qualifl-
cations of the Personal lRepresentadive. venue or'
Jurisdiction of the CourL
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
DATE or the Risa publication of tiis Nonce of'
/s/WILLIAM J RISH
RISH & GIBSON. P ,
303 4th Street
P. 0. Box 39
Port St Joe. Florida 32456
9041) 229 8211
ATrORNEY FOR PERSONAL
FL B'R NO. 0066806
/s/DAVID A FERNANDEZ
1604 Monument Avenue
Port St Joe, Florida 32456
Publish- October 6 and 13, 1994
SEAFOOD RECIPE BRO-
CHURES; Fla, Dept. of Agricul-
ture and Consumer Services; Bu-
reau of Sealood and Aquaculture;
2051 East Dirac Drive, Tallahas-
See, FL 32310.
Learn Alternative to
The Salvation Army, Correc-
tions Department is starting a
new social program called PAVE
(Providing Alternatives to Violence
through Education), in the Frank-
lin County area. The purpose of;
PAVE is to teach non-violent cop-
ing skills and techniques to per-
sons convicted of battery and do-
Individuals having knowledge
or expertise in areas such as the
legal field, communication, re-
solving conflicts, substance
abuse, parenting skills, econom-
ics, budgeting or family dynamics
are In\ited to share those skills .
for the benefit of the community.
Business: professionals,- retired
professionals, teachers, minis-
ters, .accountants, therapists.
counselors, health professionals
or anyone interested in promoting
harmonious, stable family life is
urged to attend a meeting at the
Franklin County Courthouse on
October ISth at 6:00 p.m.
;Success of the PAVE project
will depend on 'volunteer instruc-
'tors who will teach a two-hour
class every other month. For
more information, please call Col-
leen Burlingame at 904-653-8298
HANNON REALTY, Inc.
.221 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe, FL
Buyers-Sellers -We Need Listings
Save Time-Get Results
(904) 227-1450 '
FRANK HANNON Broker
SState Cer, hed ResiOental Appraiser #OLO 1273
Frances Chason 229-8747
Arena Chafin 229-8093
Doris Strickland 229-8988
PORT ST. JOE
,Cape Plantation: 3 bedroom, 2 ba. home. Large kitchen, Florida room & patio. Dbl.
car garage, all appliances, ceiling fans, drapes & blinds. Golf course across the
street & airport at back of property. Nice level lot 1106'x250', $96,500.
1207 Palm Blvd. 3 bedroom, 2 ba. Spacious and lovely inside with fireplace. Partial-
ly furnished, including Self-cleaning stove, ice maker refrigerator washer and'
121 Hunter Circle: 3 bedroom, 1 bath masonry, central h/a & outside storage, car-
pet and deck- $52,400.00
1616 Long Ave.: 2 story duplex. Each has 3 br., 1 ba, stove & refrigerator. Good
rental record. $40,000 Owner says make an offer.
3rd Ave., Beacon Hill: IDEAL FOR RETIRED COUPLE OR SECOND HOME.Two
bedroom. 1 ba. house Completely furnished.on 1 1/2 lots, fenced, quiet and
only three blocks to beach Asking $45,000.
2Br. 1 Ba. 815 sq It with 759 sq It screened porches. Built on piers close to water.
Lol 300' front and 130' deep Central H/ac is Rheem heat pump. -
LOTS and ACREAGE
Approx 6 acres on Hwy 71, lour miles north El While City. Asking $4,000 per acre.
Overstreet: 13 acres near bridge and canal with many nice oaks and fronts on
paved street Excellent development area
St. Joseph Shores: 3 acres w'231 ft of Hay trontage-owner will listen to offers.
St. Joe Beach, Coronado Townhomes..#1, #3 or #9, 2 br, 11/2
ba., furnished. Great water view, $72,500 ea.
Mexico Beach, Grand Isle Subd., lots 1 and 2. Blk. C, Lalla
Lane. $18,000 for both.
308 Gulf Aire Dr. 3 br./2 ba. home w/den. Pool'& tennis privi-
leges. $405,00. $100,000.
Howard Creek, Deer Ave., 2 1/2 br, 1 ba. house, screened
porch, high & dry during flood. Owner financing. $25509.
We will be happy to help you with any of your
rental, sales, or listing needs.
SOF BAY COUNTiY
JANICE BROWNELL, Salesperson
820 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach
IKE DUREN, Broker
ELLEN MEGILL, Salespterson
'ELSE WHITFIELD, Salesperson Res. 647-3392
Fantasy Properties, Inc.
1200 U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
:'1; -MUST SELL REALTO
113 Pelican Walk: Nice 3 Br., 2 Ba. Mobile Home;
1150 sq, ft. Completely furnished, 1/2 block to beach.
City Water, Sewer. Was $54,900 Reduced $39,500.
ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor
J6HN M. DELORME, Realtor
L /S-/,l F EjD