The star
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 Material Information
Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: November 17, 1994
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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1508 HWY 431-5


USPS 518-880




County Worker Killed

Harold ArmstrongBuried Alive In Operation to Dispose

of Remaining Flood Debris at Five Points.Landfill Site
Harold Armstrong, age 72. of'Wewahitchka, was killed while midst of the pile. His a sence was quickly noticed by the work
working at Gulf County's Five Points Landfill near here Friday crew and the process of debris burial was immediately halted
morning about 9:30 a.m. while they attempted to locate him. Momentarily a worker heard
Armstrong was working with 'the Gulf County Mosquito Con- his murmurs from within the pile of limbs and stumps. He was
rol as a temporary employee hired to help clean up areas dam- immediately uncovered and taken to Gulf Pines Hospital where
aged by this summer's flooding along the Apalachicola River and his condition was stabilized.
ts tributaries. He was working on a federal government financed He was then transferred to Bay Medical Center in Panama
programm of debris clean up at the landfill when he was crushed City where he died from internal and chest injuries a short time
according to Sheriff James Coats' later.

Paul Wood, director *of the Mosquito Cont-rol. told The Star
that Armstrong was behind a huige pile of debris, hidden from
the view of an operator on a bulldozer covering debris in the vi-
cinity where he was working at the time. "He wasn't thought, or
supposed to be in that location: especially somebody his age,"
according to Wood.
The dozer shoved the debris toward a burial cell, along with
Armstrong. who had become entangled in the debris. He was
caught up by the material as it was moved, engulfing him in the

John Hatcher, State Fire Marshall, is shown going
through the debris of burned-out structure.

Fire Demolishes Home
Arson has been indicated as the probable cause of a fire
which consumed a vacant dwelling this past Friday. The struc-
ture.-lo6ated at'238-'CBattle-StLfeAft Podr St. Jo6. was engulfed in
flames when the alarm was sounded at 9:32 p.m. last Friday.
Two units from the Port St. Joe Volunteer Fire Department and
a unit from Highland View responded to the alarm and extin-
guished the blaze which totally destroyed the dwelling.
State Fire Marshall John Hatcher was called to the scene
and arrived Monday to begin his Investigation of sifting through
the debris t6 determine the cause of the fire, and the state fire
marshall's office is continuing its investigation at the present
The owner of the building was determined to be Lilly Mae Ho-
gan, after a search of the records Monday morning. There were
no utilities attached to the building at the time.


Honored In

3 Programs
Port St. Joe recognized its
veterans of the military service In
three ceremonies last Friday. The
day began with Port St. Joe High
School hosting area veterans in a
program designed to instill a
sense of pride and patriotism In
young people for the services ren-
dered in the past by veterans.
Col. Peter Fox. a 1965 gradu-
ate of Port St. Joe High School,
now stationed at Randolph Air
Force Base in San Antonio. Tex-
as, gave the keynote address. He
stated, "The key to America's, fu~-
* ture is education. It is the basis
of our-strengthi .-,-lt-is the-g .ar-').'
antee for the future of this great .
country, It is the guarantee that
the sacrifices of American vete-
rans will not have been In vain:"
Johnny Linton. veteran of
Vietnam and current City Com-
Smissioner, read a list of 36 Gulf
County veterans killed in conflict
during World War II, Korean War
and Vietnam. Some of the ap-
proximate 100 veterans in atten-
dance attended a V.F.W. ceremo-
ny at 11:00 that morning at the
Gulf County courthouse and
marched in the parade at 2:30.

Wood said the huge machine had a warning device which
was automatically sounded when it was in reverse, but 'There
was no warning sounded when it started forward. There will be
no, more covering debris without a look-out in front to help the
operator determine that there is nobody in the way of danger.
That was a tragic thing to have happen,", he said.
Armstrong was hired to screen the debris hauled to the land-
fill and keep up with the volume for federal funding purposes.
He is a City Commissioner of Wewahitchka and is the father
of Gulf County Commissioner Jessie Armstrong.

Commission Talks 'Lighting

To Concentrate On Illuminating Highways In City
This Christmas Season; Equipment Bought; Bid

The Port St. Joe City Com-
mission sifted through a light
agenda Tuesday night. Tamara
Laine, Chamber of Commerce di-
rector. approached the board on
behalf of the Downtown Mer-
chants' Association requesting

Col. Pete Fox

that this year's Christmas decora-
lions focus a little more on High-
way 98. Laine explained that the
merchants felt that the decora-
tions would be seen by more pas-
sers through the city on Highway
98, and that more decorations
were needed in that area,
Mayor Pate agreed with Laine
but explained that it was proba-
bly a little late to get any new
decorations in time to get up be-
fore the holiday season. Through
discussion the Commission ex-
pressed a desire to shiRt some of
the decorations around, dividing
them up throughout the down-
town area and Highway 98. Frank
Healey, Public Works Superinten-
dent, pointed out that providing
electrical power could be a prob-
lem on Highway 98. Mayor Pate
followed up by asking Healey to
look into the situation and see
what his crews might do the
spread out some of the displays.
Public Works Superintendent
Healey was granted approval to
advertise for bids seeking two

electronic meter reading instru-
ments. According to Healey, the
"new-fangled" computer driven
type machines should not only
cut the time required tp read the
city's meters, but also Improve on
accuracy, reducing the number of
callbacks to reread meters. The
route to be followed in reading
the meters, as well as a complete
water use history of each custom-
er, would be. stored in the units.
Sealed bids were opened by
the Commission seeking to pur-
chase -a new tractor -and, at-tach-
ments for the city. Three of the
bidders were within just a few
dollars of each other, with Swear-
ingen-Lord, Inc. of Marianna, be-
ing the apparent low bidder at
$8,100.00. The Board accepted
the low bid pending review by Su-
perintendent Healey.
Agreed to advertise for bids
on two new police cars. One
would be purchased with anti-
drug abuse grant' money and the
other financing through the po-
lice department's budget.

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Scene along the entrance to the Gulf County canal at Highland- View are boats parked at Gulf County "Fishermen's Row" in front of Raffleld and Wood's Fisheries operations. -File photo

Raffield Says Net Ban Will Change Scenery Around Here

Raffield Fisheries, long time seafood producing
company here in Port St. Joe and an employer of
nearly 200 people will take a "look and see" attitude
toward the devastating net ban vote of last week and
the effect it will have upon their operation here in
Port St. Joe.
Gene Raffield, president of the firm, had said
that they may have to move their sizable operation to
Louisiana to .maintain their business activities
should the net ban in Florida be approved. It was ap-
proved by a large statewide majority vote last Tues-
day, dashing, hopes and wishes of many fishermen
that it would be voted down. The ban forbids any
nets larger than 500 square- feet being used within
three miles of Florida's coast and bans gill nets for a
distance of five miles from shores.
Raffield told, The Star "This will change the way
we and other fishermen on Florida's coastline oper-
ate." He said, "It puts us out of the mullet business.
There will, be no more Florida coastal mullet al-
though there is still plenty of fish if we could just

catch them."
Raffield painted a dim future for the fisheries'
operation here. "We'll just have to play it by ear be-
tween now and June 30, the deadline for using nets
to ply our trade." He said the local fisheries will be.
forced at least to curtail their large operation here'
with a major worker reduction. "We may have to
handle some imported product rather than depend
on local sources as we have done in the past. It's go-
inrg to mean a different style of work for us. It's
something we had not planned on and it will mean a
different type of operation for Raffield Fisheries in
the future. We will no longer be able to rely on our
major products of mullet and bait fishes as a source
of operations."
'This new law will also eliminate the source of
our succulent white bay shrimp," according to Raf-
field. "It will mean about 60 percent of the total
shrimp supply will be eliminated and I look for the
price to go up on available shrimp by an equal
amount. The only shrimp available through the mar-

kets will be the offshore pink shrimp which doesn't
have the taste our bay shrimp does. We are in a little
better position than most fishermen since we do
-have a large offshore production boat which we may
utilize in the future. This boat however, does not
take many people to operate so our employee base
will be cut considerably if we decide to remain in,
production in this matter," said Raffield.
Raffield said he didn't know where people were
going to get the mullet and shrimp which have be-
come so popular along this area over the years, un-
less they catch their own. All nets have been banned
over 500 sq. ft. in size. Raffield says this is a net
about the size of a shrimpers "try" net which he lets
down to see if there is shrimp in the area before he
goes after them with a full size net. "You can't pay
the bills of operating a shrimp boat with the produc-
tion of a 'try' net," Raffield said.
The local firm is reported to have several options
available, among which may still be a move to Loui-

slana. But the firm definitely faces a future of a revo-
lution in their style of work, a restructuring in their
size'of operation and a drastic reduction of work
force In the future.
'You can't maintain an operation such as ours
with the expenses, taxes, and labor involved with
our main source of income cut off," Raffield said.
"We're going to do whatever we feel like we can in the
future whatever that might be," Raffield concluded.
Gene Raffleld said that Florida fisherman are
looking at the possibility of a challenge as to the con-
stitutionality of the net ban question.
"There are some questions as to the Florida Su-
preme Court's handling of the petition requests in
the first place," Ramield said. "For instance, fisher-'
men were denied any opportunity for input on the
matter when It came before the high court. That may
be a point of contention on our part. If we feel like
we have a chance to over turn the vote, we will prob-
ably challenge it, but if not, we probably won't issue
any objections," Raffield said.







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TWO FAMILIAR FACES were returned to the County Com-
mission and a new one on the Gulf County School Board greet-
ed us Wednesday morning following election Tuesday. There was
centehtion over one position and two bitter enemies fighting over
a second, though one of them waited too long to qualify and had
to settle for write in candidacy which didn't go over too well.
With only 29 votes to count when the voting was over, you might
even say it wasn't worth the time it took to run.
The big winners, locally, are bitter enemies on the Board and
both are pretty strong-willed individuals. Both could be dynamic
individuals for Gulf County if the feud could just be put on hold
for the duration. To be candid there is more feud coming from
one side than there is the other. The same observation still ap-
plies, however.
OUR NATION NOW has a Republican majority in' the House
and Senate for the first time since 1952. That's a long time ago.
That's the year we first assumed leadership of The Star. What
does this mean for our nation? Not a darn thing if those guys
happen to be more "Republican" than "American". If they're not,
it just means four more years of putting up road-blocks in the
way of any good idea the minority might have: and minorities do
have good ideas which are best for everyone once in a while.
The health program wasn't one of them. the manner in
which it was constructed. The minority was successful in short
stopping this one, but at what cost? Will the opponents go along
with a more sensible program, or will they sabotage any idea the
present majority comes up with simply because it is their propo-
sal? Will we continue to have a political tug-of-war or will we see
cooperation for the good of the nation?
PRESIDENT CLINTON SAID the morning after the election,
"I have heard them loud and clear ..." If it took a catastrophic
defeat of his buddies, at the polls to get the President's atten-
Uion, with all his "listening" stations available at his disposal,
we're not real sure if he truly "heard" them or not. Still, one gets
the idea that it would be business as usual, had he somehow
been able to maintain a bare majority in both houses. But then
isn't that What an election is for-to get the attention of hard-
headed renegade politicians?

Community Service
GULF COAST COMMUNITY College is welcome to Port St.
Joe. Their announcement that their officials will actively pursue
state approval for a branch campus here in Port St. Joe is wel-
come news. For years this has been a proposal which has been
discussed pro and con with the location of the branch campus a
subject for supposition.
Of course a branch campus will need more than a hand-full
of students to populate its facilities. Currently, it is more cost ef-
fective for the students to drive to and from the Panama City
campus. This situation is beginning to change however. The col-
lege is staying abreast of this need for change and recognizes the
need for additional classrooms in a more accessible location for
a larg corps of their, potential students.
THE SCHOOL IS ALSO running out of space, to expand its
Panama City campus. This may seem like poor planning on the
part of the college's founders, but we're not so sure of that.
When Gulf Coast was founded, it followed the theme of a col-
lege being established on the neighborhood concept. Gulf Coast
is too large now to truly be termed a neighborhood college. It
only makes sense, then, to establish a new campus for the pur-
pose of serving still another neighborhood. A college in which a
student would feel at home and not overwhelmed by the sheer
numbers of people in attendance.
GULF COAST HAS ALWAYS been a neighborhood college,
run by people we knew. They have always maintained a stan-
dard of excellence which would stand up alongside the big boys.
They have an excellent track record and credentials of which
their students need not feel inferior for having matriculated
through their program.
Gulf Coast is no "Harvard", it has no national championship
football team or other attributes to make it nationally famous,
- although a fair number of basketball and baseball players have
made their mark over the years.
What the college does well is prepare its students well to
meet the challenges placed before them by the world, and they
are many!
Could a community ask for anything more?

S. .., ;

It seems like I've told you this'
story before. We've been at this so
long I stay a bit confused myslfr.
It doesn't matter --- I'd kinda like
to hear it again . .
What brought it back.around
was Jesse's announcement a
couple of days ago that he was
going to try out for the basketball
team. I'min not very good, Dad.
but I just want to give it Shot.
What do you think?"
"I think that'sgreat, son! I
appreciate the fact that you're
trying. Your Mom and I are proud
of you no matter what .... .and
I think you'd better get your
wheels loose."
"Sir?" .
'Your legs ready. You a.re fix-
ing to do some big time running. I
never met a basketball coach' that
wasn't in love with his whistle,
the bounce pass and the fast
My first tryout was back in
the seventh grade. Coach Scott
was an ex-marine who.,knew,
more about liberating South Pa-
cific islands than he did basket-
"Men," I looked around to see
who he was addressing, "let's see

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who wants to be on this team.
When I blow my whistle, you Start
running. when I blow It again,
you stop.', He promptly gave it a
blast and went to sleep. We ran
for six hours.
The next day, it was minre of
the. sate. About midway-through
Ihe second week. before he could
-get the whistle to his lips. .Buddy
spoke up. "Coach, when do we
get to use a basketball?"
Coach Scott was big on run-
ning. defense, moving your feet.
keep the pressure on, don't slow
down, faster, faster, faster .....
We all figured he was Just crazy.
He was no basketball coach ---
,.we'd shoot for five minutes, work
on the bounce pass once or twice
and then do our six hour run.
I never will forget my first
ever real basketball game down.
Right before the opening Up off.
the guy I was supposed to gt.ard
shook my hand and said. "I don't
know if we can score a basket or
not --- but I guarantee you we
can run up and down this floor
,with you all night long!"
Hey, a comrade in arnrm Me-
dina beat us that long ago eve-
nirg by the. awesome score of
fourteen to teh; -
I.was thrilled to finally get to
;,iAgh'c-h6ol. Coach Givens, was a
real basketball coach. "Meift. the
team that wins is the team in the
best condition. We're going to
beat everyone by out playing
them in the fourth quarter ---
, ''...- ; '... ., .. ,.

there's only one way to do that .
. ." Buddy was moaning before
Coach could get his whistle up .

I wore out a pair of Converse
All Stars before the first game.
Coach Givens stayed up late
at night working out these per-
verse drills. He painted lines high
up on the gNm wall. "Fellas. we re
going to improve our vertical leap-
ing abilities. Jump up until you
can reach the first line and then
move on to the next ..... ." I felt
like a two legged frog trapped in-
side a. flag pole. We jumped, with-
out stopping, for three days.
Mother brought my brown beans
and corn bread out to the gym.
Buddy leaped beside me. He'd hit
the wall with both knees and the
blood running down his shins
matched his face. He managed to
speak on the Liup stroke. "We .
. tried out . for this?"
Deake Bradley missed a foul
shot to cost us a game against
Buchanan. We practiced free
throws through the entire Christ-
mas break. I came to find out
that free throws rank right up
there with bounce passes and
fast breaks.
And listen, you haven't lived
until you've rolled into Cottage
Grove for a late January game. It
would be 28 on the outside and
about the same in the gym. We'd
arrive an hour or so before the
girl's 'game --- about the same
time Earl would fire up those old

steam radiators. We'd dress In a
cold, cold class room. Coach
would give the usual pre-game
talk on 'irregardless of whether
we win or whether we lose" till the
girls finished, then we'd charge
out on the court which was by
now up to 110. Everyone who
ever played in those small umns
is walking around with burn
scars where they encountered a
red hot radiator.
After the game. It was back
on the heater-less yellow hound
for the cold ride home. I got my
first high school start when Mar-
tin Paschall came down with the
Coach Givens provided Cokes
in the small bottle for the ride
home. This was years before the
screw on cap but no problem for
us --- Jane Hill would open them
with her teeth. I'd grab the seat
across from her and marvel at
this feat.
Coach.. from up front, was go-
ing over his post game remarks. If
we won it was because. "we out
hustled 'em men, our hard work
paid off." If we lost. "they were
just in better shape, plain and
simple. We'll work on that Mon-
day." I could hear Buddy moan
from his seat way in the back.
My first day of college prac-
tice Coach Lon Varnell called us
up, "Men, there are no secrets-in
this game --- we're going to out
(See KESLEY on Page 3)

Two Untimely Deaths-One Family & One Friend-Cause Grief

IT HAS'BEEN,: a traumatic
week in the lives of the Ramsey
clan and those of us here at The
Star. It has been a week of dis-
tress and mourning on the part of
all of us.
Two especially important peo-
ple in our lives died during the
week. First, it was the 39-year-
old son of my brother Will who
passed away suddenly, then Ter-
ry Parrish. a classmate of Willie
and Shirley, and a close friend of
us all. died following a long ill-
prise Wednesday evening., just af-
ter the paper came out, as I was
relaxing in front of the TV, about
6:30. when the phone rang. It.
was Susan Wilder.
It was a surprise, since I
don't suppose Susan has called
our home more than a half dozen
times in the past.
She said. "Rusty [Will's eldest
son, an attorney in Gainesvillel
fell and hit his head. severely.
, Monday afternoon and was



placed in intensive care at the
hospital. Will and Irene have gone
down there and he handed me a
list of people to call and Inform'
them. The doctors say he had a
massive stroke."
'That's bad." I said. "I hope
he doesn't have any severe re-
sults from it. Is he paralyzed?" I
asked, having Just gone through
a stroke, myself.
Imagine my shock when she
replied. "He died just a few min-
utes agol He never regained con-
sciousness. The doctors said
there wasn't any hope that he
would survivee'

We all gathered in Chatta-
.hoochee Friday morning and laid
l Will 1. [Rustyl Ramsey, Jr.,,to rest
Wr 4fll .l .. n after a- hort but event 'f The
S RD. J ,if. -t. .i Shbort life nalr a.
S full one of accomplishment was of
little comfort to his parents. He
y Wesley Ramsey was still gone.
The short. graveside service,
l conducted by Rev. Donald Tot-
I man. was dignified and simple for
How do parents cope with a a young man who was anything
tragedy like that? Here Is.a,young '.but simple. ..
man in the prime of life?'wIth Rusty was a barrel o.f iu' t'
promising career, having his- tif e' "'6be around And played the organ
snuffed out with the snap ofa fin-" like a virtuoso since age 12. even
ger. though, to my knowledge, he nev-
SUCH A DEATH of a young er took a lesson
person has happened twice in our, .. Rusty's short life was full of
family. h ; i Just such accomplishments.
Just a few years ago. a simi Things which were difficult for
lar incident took the young life of most of us were simple foi Rusty.,
my youngest brother's eldest;
daughter. She was driving home: THEN. SATURDAY morning.
after a soccer game and died at- our good friend. Terry Parrish
the wheel of her van. Suddenly.. gave up on his long fight for sur-
Without warning. Devastating her, .vival after undergoing a liver
parents and family. : traplant and later develping
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complications he simply could
not shrug off.
Terry attracted the interest
and4.empathy of the entire com-
mudlity 'during his long battle
with hepatitis B. Thought to have
been contracted while he was a
youth, the disease attacked his
body during the past several
years, big time the last few years
with Terry fighting' back tena-
ciously all the time. .
He too was in his early 40's
at the time of his untimely death.
TERRY WAS A classmate to
many young adults here in Port
St. Joe. His mother and step-
father are good faithful workers
in the Long Avenue Baptist
Church. His brothers have fam-
'lies here. He has roots here in our
city as well as the monuments.he
has built.
Like so many others here, he
was a first-class Monday morning
quarterback of the FSU Semi-
holes. He and Willie have scruti-
nized many games here at The

Star on the "morning after'. I ex-
pected Bobby Bowden to hire him
as an assistant at just any time.
I guess we will remember Ter-
ry best here at The Star for the
face-lift he- gave our building
about four years ago.
Terry would tease Willie on
his periodic visits here with, "Why
don't you do something with that
drab front?"
The' inevitable answer would
be, "We want to, but we don't
know what to. do rthith it."
Finally one day Terry
bounced in and announced, "'I
have a few free days. I'm going to
dress up your front for you."
"Go to it!" we said. "What are.
you going to do to it?" we asked.
"Just watch" he said. And
that's .how. The Star building be-
came renovated and Terry operat-
ed. "Just stand back and watch"
was how he lived his life and now
we can just stand back and look
at what he and Rusty did during
their short lives,

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run everyone in our schedule ...

I turned my attention back to
Jess, "Son, trust me, get your
legs loose."
He correctly surmised I'd
been lost for a while in the past.
"Dad. what was the biggest thrill
in your basketball career?"
'That's easy son --- watching
Jane Hill open a Coke bottle with
her teeth!"

V.F.W. Meets
The John C. Gainous Post'
10069 and Ladies Auxiliary: met
in a joint meeting on November 9
at 7:30 p.m. Dorothy Walsh, Dis-
trict President, was a guest of the
Ladies Auxiliary at the meeting.
Business conducted at the meet-
ing included discussion of the
new building and the upcoming
nursing home party. Also, Virgin-
la Seefeldt delivered a report on
Sthe school of instruction :at the
Parker PosLt. During the meeting
the members present held a me-
morial prayer for Roy Conoley, Sr.

Nursing Home Party:
John C. Gainous Post 10069
Auxiliary met on November 12 at
the Bay St. Joseph Care Center.
Twenty-two residents were treat-
ed to icecream, cake, and a gift
jby auxiliary, members Jerry No-
ble, Myong Kelly, Margaret Bark-
er, Betty Rudd, Gloria Young and
Joan Phillips.

Harvest Day at
New Bethel AME
New Bethel A. M. E. Church
will be celebrating their Annual
Harvest Day on Sunday, Novem-
ber 20 beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Rev. Rosa Campbell from
Greater Bethel A. M. E. Church in
Panama City will be the speaker
for the hour. The theme of this
year's service will be 'Thank You
The pastor, Rev. R. A. Ander-
son, and members of the church
request your presence to worship
with them in song and praise to
our creator.

Seminar Set
to Learn About
The Bay County Small Busi-
ness Incubator, Gulf Coast Com-
munity College Small Business
Development Center, and the
University of West Florida's Pro-
curement Technical Assistance
Center will host a free seminar
called "How to Market Govern-
ment Agencies" on Tuesday. No-
vember 29, from 6:30 p.m. until
9:30 p.m. (CT' at Gulf Coast
Community College's Student Un-
ion Building East. Room 246.
This program is a part of a series
of seminars geared toward help-
ing small businesses understand
the government and military pro-
curement process. Pete .. Single-
tary, UWF/PTA Director, will cov-.
er effective marketing tools,
solicitation techniques and plans
to sell products and services to
government and military agencies
locally or nationwide.
The Procurement Assistance
representative will be available for
individual counselling in Panama
City on Tuesday afternoon (Nov.
29) and Wednesday morning
(Nov. 30) at the Small Business
Incubator or outside business
site. Counselling and the seminar
are free to area businesses on a
flirst-come/first-served basis....
Seminar seating is limited to 30.
Advance registration and counsel-
ling appointments may be made
by calling the Bay County Small
.Business Incubator at (904) 271-
1107 from 8:30 a.m. to 4"00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday.

Shells of Area
Shells, shells all over the
beach, now what are their
names? James Keeler, an astute
malacologist will give this
month's presentation on "Shells
of the Florida Panhandle". He will
answer your questions and more
on Thursday night, November 22,
at the (ANERR) Apalachicola Re-
serves' Auditorium from 7:00 to
8:00 p.m. (EST).
If you have some shells that
need identifying, bring them in,
and learn more about them. The
Apalacliucola National Estuarine
Research Reserve:is located at the.
north end of Market Street, west
of Scipio Creek Marina, next to
the DEP Shell Fish Laboratory.

SDAY, NOV. 17, 1994 PAGE 3A

Future Pot

Hole Filler
The City of Port St. Joe
has purchased 540 tons of
milled asphalt from Baxter's
Asphalt which has been resur-
facing Highway 98 within the
city limits. The material,
shown at left, Is being stock-
piled at the City's warehouse
property on 10th Street.
The milled asphalt was re-
moved from the existing sur-
face of the roadway before the
new asphalt was laid. The City
had uUlized some of the mate-
rial in repairing pot holes and
found the substance provided
much more satisfactory re-
sults than matelals which
were being currently used.
The City has plans to use it
for repair work on the town's
streets and alleyways.


Thank you for your letter (letter to the editor, The Tires, Thurs-
day, 3 November, 1994) in reply to my "biting" reply to your first let-
ter (to the editor).
Leave it up to Wendell to jump in before checking the water; to
open his mouth before getting his brain working, or to just make a
complete fool of-himself. I do it. all the time, Ms. Hoffman, so my re-
ply to your first letter was no exception.
"He's'just impulsive," my father and friends once said. Now they
say, "Wendell is just plain crazy!" .
Had I done my homework before writing my impulsive reply to
your first letter, I would have never written my reply. I apologize. It
is not you who should be sorry, but me.
You see, I pictured you, B. L. Hoffman, as.a burly, ruffian bent
on destroying me and discrediting my little'article. I also haive a per-
secution complex, or so I was told at my last psychoanalysis ses-
sion. (My psychoanalysis session was last Thursday night, two
weeks ago, and was performed by three of my close friends who had
downed several drinks and tolc me exactlyy what they thought of
m e.) .. .- . ,
So you see, Ms. Hoffman, it is I who should apologize and not
you. It's just my Southern, rural upbringing and lack of intelligence
that made me do it.
I'm sorry, and I won't do it again. Please forgive me. And thank
you for saying you will continue to read my article eadh week. I J.s
hope the editor will continue to print my article after I made such'A
You might be Interested to know a few things that have hap- g
opened since we 'last :communicated. Tragedy has struck our dog
family and we are devastated!
About a week after I wrote my foolish article, my son's dog. Ru-
fus, who was about 6 months old, committed suicide. We are not
sure what happened, but that Saturday night he jumped from my
son's truck while he was driving to a hunting lodge to train Rufus
to hunt. The tragedy happened on C-30. about two miles from Port
SL Joe. And, although we are not sure he died from the jump. we
have been unable to find him.
I just assume it was. suicide, that somehow he knew he had
been mistreated, having to stay in that dog pen, and decided to end
it all. It was my article, I think, that compelled him to jump. Howev-
er, he may have seen a hog In the bush and jumped to chase him.
We will never know, but Rufus is gone
We searched for several days. combing the road and woods, but.
to no avail.
Several days before the tragic accident my dog. Duke, left the
confines of our yard and has never returned. He had left on previ-
ous occasions but always returned. This time he did not return.
Let me say this about Duke: I don't believe he's dead. I think he
has run off and gotten married. Girl dogs will cause boy dogs to do'
strange things. Duke is a "survivor" and I know he's alive and well,
somewhere in Gulf County.
Shortly after Rufus disappeared we moved from our home to es-
tablish a better life somewhere else. We now reside at St. Joe Beach
and are trying to deal with our loss as best we can.
So you see, Ms. Hoffman, what goes around, comes around.
Thank you again for your beautiful letter and I wish you God's
speei and a happyand enjoyable life withyopur dog..... ..
Sincerely, Wendell Campbell

Thank You District Two!

I appreciate your support in the General

,Election. Thank you for believing in me.

I look forward in continuing to serve

your county commissioner.

I would


also like to thank my opponents

for their courteous attitude during this



Thank you District Two for a

turn out!

72% voter


SIMd Pl. Adv. hy Billy Traylor. Rep

SAY For ore.information call
SAY YOU SAWIT IN TESTAR!- (904) 653-8063.'.



Library Outlet
The Friends :of the Gulf
County Public Library call your
attention to a downtown library
outlet where you may purchase
your reading materials as you at-
tend to other shopping.
Located In Jeanle's Let's Knit
Yarn Shop at 234 Reid Avenue in
Port St. Joe. there are on display
hardback and paperback books
that may be purchased as fol-
lows: fifty cents per hardback and
twenty-five cents per paperback.
The proprietor of the shop is,
handling this venture for the
Friends of the Library and 'wel-
comes shoppers and passers by
to come in and browse. All pro-
ceeds from the book sales will be
used by the public library to add
to book and other media collec-
If you have hardbacks or pa-
perbacks in good condition that
you would like to donate to the li-
brary for resale, you may give
them directly to the Knit Shop for
that purpose.

Workshop Set
for Disabilities
The Family Network on Disa-
bilities announces a parent/
professional workshop to be held
on Saturday, November 19 from
9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. It will
be held at the Port St. Joe Public
Library. There will be a break pe-
riod for those attending to leave
for a brief lunch. Program pre-i.A-
senters, Trecia Benefleld and Ann
Smith, plan to discuss the follow-
ing topics: Collaborative Commu-
nication, Rights and Transition.
This workshop is for families,
professionals and others who
care for children with special
The mission of the Family
Network on Disabilities of Florida,
Inc., is to improve outcomes for
children with special needs and
to provide families of those chil-
dren support, education, training,
and information -- empowering
them to maintain their family,
and experience dignity and re-
To register for the workshop,
contact Nadine Lee at 904-647-
8210 (home) or 904-229-8294

Free Dollar
First Union Bank announces
that the first 100 people to bring
'in their H.R.S. Pick-an-Angel gifts
will receive an Eisenhower dollar.
There will, however, beua limit of
one per family given.


, Homecoming

M)ss Leigha Davis, daughter
of Mf. and Mrs. Glenn Davis, was
* crowned the 1994-95 Homecom-
ing Queen of Port St. Joe High
School during halftime festivities
Friday evening at Shark field.
Miss Davis was chosen by her
classmates to represent them
from a field of 11 candidates-
Charron Addison, Diane Bender,
Jamie Besore, Harlotte Bolden,
Kristi Capps, Cheyenne Harrison,
Delana Linton, Missy Nobles,
Candice Upchurch and Nikki Wil-
Miss Davis was crowned by
last year's queen, Kandi Ward,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin



Plans Nov. 18Meeting

The Mexico Beach Chapter of
the AARP will hold their monthly
meeting at noon on Friday, No-
vember 18 at the Chamber of
. Commerce Building.
A luncheon will be served
with turkey, dressing, rolls and
beverages to be furnished. Please
bring along your vegetables, sal-'
ads and desserts and join the
other members.
Since this is the month
Thanksgiving is observed, they
once more will be accepting dona-
tions of nonperishables to be giv-
en to the Panama City Mission. If
you can bring something to the
meeting, it will be greatly appre-
ciated by all those served by the
Following the luncheon, the
election of new officers will be
held. The newly elected officers
will be installed at the December
joint meeting with. the. Port St.
Joe Chapter. Try to attend this


important meeting.
For more information contact
Martha Rommes, Chapter Presi-
dent, at 648-8418.

She once was a young filly,
Now she's over the hilly
Happy 40th Birthday
Darlene Walton Smith
The Gulf C.I. Gang and Dad

Active Styes


Hair-Cuts... $7.00
Perm Special
Mon., Wed;, Thurs. & Friday.
1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m
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Dance Friday
The:Wewahitchka Social Club
will have a dance on Friday, No-
vember 18.from 7:30 until 11:00
p.m. It will be held at the Wewa
,.Civic Center on Third Street at
the rear of the Courthouse. En-
tertainment will be provided by
the George Boyer Band.
Everyone is welcome to at-
tend 'for a donation of $4.00 at
the door. No smoking or drinking
will be allowed on the premises.

Local Women
Attend DAR
Jean Heathcock, Alice Kunel
and Sadie Gardner, members of
St. Joseph Bay Chapter of the Na- '
tional Society of Daughters of the
American- Revolution, attended
the regular meeting of the Caroli-
na Brevard Chapter, National So-
ciety Daughters of the American
Revolution on Tuesday, November
15, in Tallahassee., ,

Pet Portraits For The Holidays
are being taken at
Dog Grooming Plus
321 Reid Avenue
November 29
4 Poses/ 4 Prints for $15.00

In the photo above Mary Sue Evans, owner of Hedy's Florist, is
shown demonstrating how to create an arrangement using fresh
flowers, fruits, nets, etc. Mrs. Evans gave the demonstration to the
Garden Club last Thursday.

Buy Your Pie
The Student ,Government As-'
soQiation at Port St. Joe High'
School will be sponsoring its "an;
nual "Pie Auction" Monday at the1
high school. Gentlemen, instead
of your wives slaving over a hot
stove, wouldn't it be a nice sunr-
prise if you brought home the
Thanksgiving baked goods? And.
ladies, wouldn't you like to be
able to spend more holiday time'
with your family, and have more
time to concentrate on cooking
N;our main real? Plus, you might
have a little time left for some se4-
rious Christmas Shopping?
St. Joe merchants, are y6u
looking for a nice way to express
your thanks to your employees -
who do so much all year?. And,
wouldn't it be nice to have some
fresh-baked pies 'around to
munch on in the office along with
your coffee every day?
How would you like to do all:
of this and render a service for a
't ~.' '

From S. G.A.
worthwhile cause at the same
time? Sure you would, that's part
of what Thanksgiving is all about
The SGA has the, answer to
your problems. In ,,an effort to
earn their' way to the spring State
Convention in West Palm Beach,
SGA members will be auctioning
pies Monday and they need your
participation. "Auctioneer" Greg
Johnson will be in charge of the
These pies are baked by
some of the best cooks and chefs
in all of Gulf County and are
worth every cent that you will pay
for them.
So, please come o6ut Monday,
November 21st, to. 'the high
school at 6:00 p.m. and join in
the bidding. Not only will. you be
supporting a worthy cause, and
finding a way to express your
thanks to others, but the' auction
is always a lot of fun. The Stu-
dent Council members will be
looking for your support.


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Wewahitchka Women's Club

-Hosts District Two Meeting

District two of the GFWC
Florida Federation of Women's
Clubs (FFWC) met in Wewahitch-
ka for their 1994 annual meeting
which was hosted by the Wewa-
hitchka Woman's Club and held
at the First United Methodist
Church, on October 24. The
meeting was chaired by Loucile
Volk,. District Two Director, who
introduced special guests, Bert
Alberti, FFWC President and Ann
James, FFWC second Vice Presi-
"Leading the way" was the
subject of Mrs. Alberti's presenta-
tion and Mrs. James spoke on "A
Look into the Future." The visit-
ing officers gave detailed reports."
on the past, present and future of
OGFWC Florida Federation of
Women's Clubs as the organiza-
tion celebrates its centennial in
Club presidents Margaret
Brock, Blountstown; Dorothy
Clarke, 'Chipley; Lann Boyd,
Chattahoochee; Carol Crisp, Gulf
Coast; Polly Roberts, and Betty
Cudebec, Wewahitchka, reported
on the activities of their clubs.
Brenda Hendricks, District two
Jr. Director, reported on the ac-
tivities of the District Junior
Clubs. -
Elected to serve on the dis-
trict nominating committee were
Carol Crisp, Chairman; Judy
Houser and Sandi Nellis. The di-
rector arid junior director ap-
pointees are Beverly Kelley, Phila-
Sco and Kim Paulk, Panama City
Juniors. Judy Houser of the
GFWC Gulf Coast Woman's Club
was elected to serve on the FFWC
nominating committee and Made-
line Turriage, Chattahoochee
Woman's Club was elected alter-
Eleanor Lewis of Panama
City; Pat Crisp of Marianna and
Effie Edwards (deceased) of Chat-
tahoochee were elected to repre-
sent the district among the 100
women in Florida who have made
"a difference" during the first 100
years of the Florida Federation.
These ladies will be honored at
the 1995 FFWC spring conven-
tion in Orlando.
Dottie Taylor, Meeting Chair-
man, decorated the church fel-
lowship hall with the Halloween
theme and everyone received a
small "trick or treat" bag filled
with Halloween goodies. Lunch
for the 66 attendees was prepared
and served by Verna Mathes and
Pat Godwin. .. .

Following lunch, door prizes and hosted by the Womans IClUD
were awarded and Dottie Taylor of Chipley.

presented honey and Wewahitch-
ka T-shirts to each of the visiting
state officers.
On Sunday evening, October
23, the state officers joined mem-
bers from eight District Two clubs
for dinner at the Harbor House,
Panama City. The "Sunshine
Singers," a group from the Wom-
an's Club of Panama City and led.
by club President, Lois Lawrence,
provided the entertainment for
the evening. Dottie Taylor repre-
sented the Wewahitchka Club at
this event.
.The next District 2 annual
meeting will be held in Chipley

Bray Monroe'

Pamela J. Bray, of Tallahas-
see and Harvey L. Bray, Jr., of
Perry announce the engagement
of their daughter. Kristine Ann
Bray to Stephen James Monroe,
of Waukeenah.
Stephen is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Daniel L. Monroe III of Wau-
keenah. A December 10th wed-
ding is planned at the Waukee-
nah United Methodist Church at.
2:00 p.m. A reception will follow
at the home of Stanton and Su-,
zette Monroe. ,
All friends and family are cor-
dially Inviled to,aitend.,. ,

Port Inn
Located at St. Joe Motel 229-8512


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-Thank You-

To ALL of Our Supporters
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JC E S PA N Pd. Pol. Adv. itp 11/17

McKnight Is

Elected As

Jim McKnight of Wewahitch-
ka, and Chief Executive Officer of
North Florida Medical Centers,
Inc., has been elected Treasurer
of the Florida Association of Com-
munity Health Centers. Other of-
ficers elected include Chairman,
Ed Brown of West Palm Beach;
Vice Chairman, Dennis Cahill of
Sanford; and Secretary, Tom
Dawson. The officers were in-
stalled at a ceremony at the cor-
poration's annual meeting held
this week at the Omni Hotel in
The Florida Association of
Community Health. Centers repre-
sents 26 primary health care cen-
ter corporations that provide ser-
vices at over 80 centers around
the State of Florida. These cen-
ters serve over 400,000 patients
annually with patient visits total-
ling over 1,800,000.
Mr. McKnight commented, "I
am truly surprised and honored
by my election to this office. I will
work hard to insure that the cor-
poration continues its mission to'
advocate for quality medical, ser-
vices to the medically needy and
rural populations of our

Srs. to Exercise
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens Association, Inc. would like
to Invite anyone age 60 or over to
come to the center between 8:00
a.m. and 5:00 p.m., E.S.T., Mon-
day through Friday, to use the
various exercise equipment there.
Presently, they have a stationary
bike, treadmill, and skier availa-
ble. This service would be free for
anyone of qualifying age. For
more Information call the center
at 229-8466.

Free Sr. Eye Check
Eye Center South will be pro-
: viding free eye screenings for any-
one age 60 or over at the Wewa-
hitchka and Port St. Joe Senior
Citizens Centers. This screening
will include cataracts, glaucoma,
and simple vision screening.
They will be at the Wewa-
hitchka Center on November 21
from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.,
C.T. They will be at the Port SLt.
Joe Center on November 22 from
10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m..
E.S.T. For more information,
please call 229-8466.

Dinosur Alive!
'.The Junior Museum of Bay
County In Panama City invites
the children and families of the
tri-state area to visit the' Dino-.
saurs Alive. Exhibit nlow through
December 30th. *
Step back in time to the mes-
ozoic era and see roaring, robotic
T-Rex and friends. Admission to
the Dinosaur Exhibit is $4.00 for
adults, $2.50 for children ages
two through twelve, and free for
children under age two. ;
The museum also features a
pioneer village, nature trail, and
hands-on exhibits. The museum
is located at 1731 Jenks Avenue,
which is two blocks north of
Highway 98 in Panama City. It is
open from 1:00 p.m. until 4:30
p.m;, Tuesday through Friday;
Thursday until 7:00 p.m.; Satur-
day 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.;
and Sunday from 1:00 until 4:00
p.m. For more information call
(904) 769-6129.
FSUAccepts Hanson
Heather Hanson, a senior at
Port St. Joe High School, has
been accepted into the 1995
Freshman class at Florida State
University for the fall termnn.
She plans to major in Pre-
Law while minoring in Political
Science. Heather is the daughter
of Robert Hanson of Panama City
Sand the granddaughter of HJal-
mar and Louise Hanson of Mexico

Garry Gaddis, Mayor Councilman Group 1
Eadie Stewart, Council Member Group 2
Ron Johnson, Councilman Group 3

We thank the voters of Mexico Beach.
for their support. We thank the many
campaign workers f@r their hard
work. We thank God for all of you
and the truth. <

I on Johnson, Garry Gaddis and
Eadie Stewart

Pd. Pol Adv.

Representative Bill Sublette
(Orange), Representative Larcenia
Bullard (Dade), Helen Blank, Di-
rector of Child Care Division at
the Children's Defense Fund in
Washington, D.C., and Ethel Sei-
dennan, Director of Parent Ser-,
vices Project, Inc., in California.

The focs'-was on families at
the Florida Children's Forum
Conference entitled "Empowering
Parents" held In Altamonte
Springs on October 27 through
29th. The Children's Forum is the
voice of the statewide child care
network, as such, the Forum pro-
/ vides child care Information and
services to well over 100,000 fam-
ilies and their children each year.
Through public-private partner-
ships, the Forum is committed to
ensuring high quality, safe, af-
fordable and accessible child care
for all families in Florida.
Early Childhood Services of
Panama City was well represent-
ed wIth 21 people attending the
conference and eleven workshops
presented by ECS employees.
Phyllis Kalifeh. Executive Director
of ECS, was Installed as president
of the statewide organization. Ms.
Kalifeh served as Treasurer and
Vice-President of the Forum prior
to becoming President this year.
She has also been nominated for
Region III Representative of The
National Association of Child
Care Resource and Referral Agen-
cies. If selected to serve in this
role Ms. Kalifeh will represent Re-
gion Ill, which includes Alabama.
Florida, Georgia. Kentucky. Mis-
sissippi. North Carolina. South
Carolina and Tennessee. NACCR-
RA Is the national organization
that supports local Child Care
. xResource and Referral Agencies
throughout the United States.
They develop public policy, raise
funds, offer technical assistance,
survey parents and providers and
in general promote the cause of
the working parent.
As Executive Director of Early
Childhood Services, Inc., a pri-
vate not-for-profit agency, Ms.
Kallfeh has increased the annual
operating budget from $ 1 12 thou-
sand to over $7 million. Early
Childhood Services, Inc. employs
over 80 people and Implements
approximately 15 separately
funded projects. ECS provides
services In a seven county area
including Bay. Holmes. Washing-
ton. Jackson. Calhoun, Gulf and
Franklin. The growth of the agen-
cy during the 16 years Ms. Kali-
feh has been director demon-
strates her .action oriented
approach to achieving goals and
The Children's Forum Confer-
ence was attended by approxi-
mately 500 people from around
the state. Highlights included nu-
merous workshops and several
noteworthy speakers champion-
ing children's causes. Jack Le-,
vine, -Executive Director of Florida'
Center and Youth, spoke. on
"Who's for Kids and Who's Just*
U -'

Kidding?", his statewide cam-
paign encouraging parents to be-
come aware of candidates posi-
tions on children's issues. Other
keynote speakers Included Sena-
tor Patsy Kurth (Brevard, Indian
River, and St. Lucie), Representa-
tives Buzz Ritchie (Escambia),

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Rog is cooking again.

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Cajun and Regular Boiled Peanuts

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Pictured from Left to Right are: Barbara Moore, Forum Board Member; Phyllis Kalifeh, Presi-
dent, Executive Director Early Childhood Services of Panama City; Pam Davis, Treasurer, Big
Bend 4C of Tallahassee; and Kathy Haight, Secretary, Okaloosa Walton Childcare Services.

Area Children's Director

Elected to State Position

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Toys for Tots

Port St. Joe Volunteer fire-
men Joe Badger, standing,
Larry Edge and Buddy Cum-
bie, right, are shown sorting
toys which have already been
donated to "'Toys for Tots". The
local fire department has un-
dertaken the collection of
good, usable or repairable
toys during the past several
years. The firemen spend their
evenings between now and
Christmas refurbishing the
toys and getting them ready to
brighten the holidays for un-
derprivileged children in the
Anyone having used .or
even better yet, new toys is
urged to drop them off at the
Fire Station located on Wil-
liams -Avenue behind City
Hall, between the hours cf six
and eight p.m. Monday
through Saturday.
Clean out those closets
and help make a child happy.

Loquat Trees Are Easy to Grow

Make excellent shade, blooms and bears a tasty edible fruit in the spring.

Loquat trees make excellent
additions to Florida landscapes.
The trees are well-shaped ever-
greens that are easy to care for.
During winter, when many. trees
are in a semi dormant state, lo-

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quat are in full bloom, with small.
fragrant white flowers. As spring
nears, loquat trees begin to bear
edible fruit.
If your homesite would bene-
fit from one or more flowering
fruit trees that retain an attrac-
tive appearance year-round, plant
some loquats. My information on
loquats was provided by Exten-
sion Fruit Crop Specialist Dr. Tim
Loquat trees are relatively
small, reaching a height of only
25 .feet when full grown. Their
leaves grow up to a foot long. and
have a fuzzy texture when young.
becoming smooth and waxy as
they ,nature. Loquat fruit are
oval-shaped, about one or two
Inches long, and dull yellow in
color. Most loquats bear fruit reg-
ularly and often quite heavily. A
five-year-old tree will produce
about 100 pounds of fruit in a
typical year.
Loquats may be grown In
three 'ways: froni seeds, rooted"
-cidt'ings,'aMd as budded trees.
They are easy to grow from seeds,
but seed grown trees won't pro-
duce superior fruit varieties, and
may take years to bear at all. The
best fruit comes from loquats
that are vegetatively propagated.
Two ways this is done in Florida
are shield budding and grafting.
Loquats do best in subtropi-
cal climates, but mature trees
can withstand temperatures as
low as ten degrees fahrenheit
without freeze damage. However,
the blooms are easily killed by
frosts. Because of this, loquat
trees growing in the colder, north-
ern areas of our state usually do
not produce much fruit unless
they're protected from the cold.
Loquats can be grown in any
type Florida soil, as long as It's
well drained and free of salt. Lo-
quats need a good water supply
to produce good quality fruit.
But, this must be carefully moni-
tored. Never flood a loquat with
water. This will kill a tree.
Loquats need some fertilizer
for best fruit production. When
the soil is shallow, it's a good idea
to make three or four applications


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Marine Lance Corporal Hope
R. Kaczik, daughter of Melissa J.,
Victory of Port St. Joe. recently
reported for duty with 2nd Main-
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Corps Base at Camp Lejeune ih
North Carolina.
The 1992 graduate of Mount
Everett Regional High School of
Shemeld, Massachusetts; joined
the Marine Corps in July, 1992.

John A. Lee

Navy Seaman Recruit John A.
Lee. son of John A. Lee of Port SL
Joe, recently completed basic
training at Recruit Training Coim-
mand in Orlando.
During the cycle, recruits are
taught general military subjects
designed to prepare them for fur-
ther academic and on-the-Job'
training in one of the Navy's 85
occupational fields. Studies in-
clude seamanship, close-order
drill, naval history and first aid. ."
Although the Navy Is getting
smaller, the state-of-the-art
ships. aircraft and high tech sys-
tems in today's fleet require
bright, talented young men apd
women to operate them. The Navy

slum should be adequate. For
specific amounts and application
dates, check with your garden
supply dealer, or county exten-
sion agent.
Regular pruning of loquat
trees is not necessary, because
they have a naturally well-
shaped, symmetrical crown. How-
ever, occasional pruning may be
needed to remove dead wood.
Also, if you notice that your lo-
quat is producing very small
fruit, pruning a few branches
may help increase fruit size. by
reducing the total number of fruit
clusters on the tree.
To review briefly .loquat
trees make excellent additions to
Florida landscapes and they can
be grown in almost all areas of
our state. They'll grow on nearly
any well-drained, salt free soil; .
.they need a good, but not exces-
sive, water supply; .and they
respond well to regular fertiliza-
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in winter. And loquats bloom in
midwinter, producing unique, ed-.
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Juvenile Justice
Council to Meet
The Gulf County Juvenile
Justice Council will hold the No-
vember meeting at Gulf County
Correctional Institution in Wewa-
hitchka on November 21 at 12:00
p.m., E.S.T. The public is encour-
aged to attend. Lunch will be
served. Please call 227-3462 or
229-6854 for lunch reservations.
Vet Office Closed
The Gulf County Veterans
Service Office will be closed on
Thursday. November 17. Persons
needing assistance or information
may call 1-800-827-1000.

Thank You
Floyd Price and family would
like to extend their thanks to the
Gulf County Search and Rescue
Unit and others involved, for the
concern shown to them and their
family when they were lost this
past weekend.

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Senior Citizens Sale

The Gulf County Senioi- Citi-
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rock-a-thon, yard sale, and bake
sale on November 19th from 9:00
a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Cen-
tennial Building.
DonaUtons, with the exception
of clothing, are needed from the
public for the sale. The Associa-
tion will be accepting these dona-
Lions on November 17 and 18
from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at
the Centennial Building. If you
are unable to drop your dona-
Lions off at this location, please
call 229-8466 to arrange for them
to be picked up.
The Association invites mem-
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out, watch their seniors rock. en-
joy a BBQ sandwich or perhaps
buy a cake or pie, and also
browse through the Items donat-
ed for the yard sale.

All proceeds' of the sale will
go toward the expense of the con-
struction of the new Senior Citi-
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The Association appreciates
and would like to thank the com-
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Gators In Bowl Thursday

Defeat Apalachicola 28-20 In Thriller

M..PThe Gators are bowl bound,
S. carrying their 8-2 record with
them to the Quincy Rotary Bowl
tonight, Thursday, Nov. 17. The
game will pit two of this area's
best teams against each other-
AA Gators of Wewahitchka and
the AAA Blountstown Tigers.
Both teams have identical 8-2
records and just missed making
the state playoffs in their respec-
tive districts.
The Rotary Bowl, sponsored
by the Quincy Rotary Club, will
kickoff at,7:00 cst on Corey Field
in Quincy. Admission is' $4 for,
adults and $3 fo students.
Quarterback Will Sumner
connected with Tranum McLe-
more on a 16-yard pass with 12
seconds remaining for a come-
from behind 28-20 victory over
r Apalachicola Friday night. The
Key Club Week Proclaimed Gators (8-2) and Apalachicola
turned what had been a defensive
-Keith McDonald, left, president of Port St..Joe High School Key game into a nail-biter by scoring
Club and Gil Williams, president of the Port St. Joe Kiwanis Club, 28 fourth quarter points between
watch as Mayor Frank Pate signs a proclainmation designating a re- them.
cent week as Key Club Week. The local Key Club is part of an inter- Amp Hill intercepted an Apa-
national organization of over 151,000 students dedicated to serve lachicola pass at the Gator 40-
with purpose their school and community. yard line with 1:16 remaining in

Wewa Boys Finish Seventh;

Holly Atkins Is All State AA

The Wewa boy's cross coun-
try team competed in the state
meet this past weekend. Holly At-
kins from Wewa also competed as
an individual in the girls' race.
The boys finished seventh in
their first ever appearance in a,
state meet. The Gators were led
by senior Jason Kretzer who cov-
ered the three-inile course in
17:50, which stood, good for a
12th place finish. Other finishers
for the boys were Luke Taunton,
30th place (18:26); James Taun-
ton, 36th (18:35); Lee Lintonh,

51st (19:12); Jay Laster, 65th
(19:46); Adam Taunton, 75th
(20:27); and Brent Kilgro, 87th
(21:35). "We only lose one boy
this year and we gained valuable
experience at the state meet, so
we are optimistic about our team
next year," commented Coach Jay
Bidwell. .
Holly Atkins covered the two-
mile state course in 12:50, good
for a fifth place finish out of the
91 girls' who entered the race.
She received all-state honors in-

Class 2A. Atkins, a freshman,
was the youngest runner to finish
in the top five. "Holly ran a great,
race in less than ideal conditions.
She had a goal at the beginning
of the year to, finish in the top ten
at state .and she did not let the
rain or mud affect her race. She's
only a freshman, and two seniors
and two tenth graders, one .of
whom is nationally ranked, were
the only girls to outrun her Sat-
urday, so we are extremely excit-
ed about her cross country fu-
ture," Coach Bidwell stated.

the game. Will Sumner then led
the Gators' offense down the field
in four plays and connected with
McLemore on a fade pattern.
McLemore caught seven pass-
es for 130 yards and two touch-
downs pacing the Gators. Sum-
ner rushed for 21 yards on six
attempts and threw for another
155 yards and was involved on
every scoring play. Sumner and
McLemore connected on a 23
yard touchdown pass in the sec-
ond quarter. Sumner added short
touchdown runs of one and two
yards respectively and he also hit
Andrew Williams with a two-point
David HYsmith paced the Ga-
tors' rushing attack with 65 yards
on 18 attempts. Williarp Cargill
led the Sharks', attack, running
76 yards for Apalachicola's first
touchdown in the second quarter
and catching two touchdown
passes irom Deon Milliner In the
fourth quarter..
For the Gators, Adam Ake led
the defense as he has done all
year long finishing the season
with 109 total tackles. Wewa-
hitchka ended the regular season
8-2 overall and 4-2 in the district.
Apalachicola closed the sea-
son 6-4 and 3-3 in district.
Score by Quarters:
Apalachicola 0 8 0 12-20
Wewahitchka 0 6 6 16-28

First downs
Rushing yards.
Passing yards



Rushing Att-YdsTD's
David Hysmith 160-1056 8
JeffJones 130-639 7
WillSumner 40-1I01 3
Passing Comn Att Yds Int TD's
Will Sumner 59-116 1005 7 11
Receiving Rec. Yards TD's
Andrew Williams" 18-275 3
Tranum McLemore 28-481 7
Interceptions, Tommy Gaskin, 4

Schools to
Dismiss Early
Due to the Tanksgiving Holi-
days, school will be dismissed
,early on Wednesday. November
123rd. '
SThe following is a bus sched&
ule for early dismissal:
Port St. Joe (ET)
-North P.S.J.. Elem. 12:00
-Highland View Elem. 12:00
-P.S.J. Elem. 12:10
-P.S.J. Middle School 12:20
-P.S.J. High School 12:30
-H.V. Elem., Reg. Run 12:45
Wewahitchka (CT)
-Main Street Site 11:45
-Linton Site (WES) 11:50
-Wewa High School 12:00
i Elementary School breakfast
will be served, but lunch will not
be served on Wednesday. Novem-
ber 23rd.
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for Michael Edward Martin of Wewahitchka Monday morning. Martin
was attempting to launch his boat at the Indian Pass boat ramp and the
boat and truck, a '93 Chevrolet S-10 Just kept on going down the ramp.
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Sharks Finish Season 7-3

Beat Marianna 14-7 for HomecomingWin

Germain Clark

Is 15th In State

Last -'Saturday, sophomore
Germain Clark, a member of the
Port St. Joe High School boy's
cross country team competed in
the Class 3A State Cross Country
Meet. The meet was held on the
campus of Florida Community
College in Jacksonville.
Germain placed 15th among
the 88 runners with a, tinie of
17:07.7 for the three-mile course.
This was a great effort by Ger-
main In spite of the rainy and
muddy conditions.
The 1994 cross country team'
was a very young team which
consisted of three freshmen and
stx sophomores. Despite their
youth and Inexperience, the team
enjoyed a lot of success. The
team won three meets and had
three third place finishes in sev-
eral large invitational meets. The
team had two runners finishing
under 17:00 and had seven run-
ners under 19:00. The team's
best weekly state ranking among

Port St. Joe ended a success-
ful season Friday night, defeating
the Class 4A Marianna Bulldogs,
14-7. The Sharks (7-3) finished
third in their district and gave the
homecoming crowd a taste of
what they have to look forward to
next year. -St. Joe fielded only
three seniors Friday--Josh Bate-
man. Robert Williams and Chns
Taylor played their last Vame for
the Sharks who will return 10 de-
fensime and nine offensive starters
next season.
The Sharks put the first
points up on the board taking the
opening kick-off and driving 60
yards in seven plays to take an
early 7-0 lead. Brian Jenkins
proved he was going to be a force
to contend with, touching the ball
five of the seven plays In the
drive. Jenkins grabbed a 17-yard
pass from quarterback Ryan
Yeager on the Sharks' first play
from scrimmage. He followed a
few plays later, reeling off 17
yards on a draw play up the mid-
dle. and then capped it with a 13
yard touchdown, with 8:28 re-
maining in the first quarter. Bar-
ry Adkison's point after was good.
The Bulldogs bit right back
though, taking the ensuing kick-
off and driving down the field in
just four plays to tie the game. 7-
7. Marianna's running back Chris
Pittman provided all the punch
for Marianna on the drive and
was the "work dog" for the Bull-
dogs with 16 carries for 125
yards on the night.
The tie didn't last long before

yard out giving the Sharks a 14-7
lead. Des Baxter pulled in a Yeag-
er pass for 31 yards and Jamaail
Fenn ran for 21 yards to set up
the scoring play.
From that point on the
Sharks "Jaws" defense bowed

class 3A schools was sixth.
In 1995, the team will return
all nine varsity runners. The team
will probably enter the season ,
ranked among the top five class
3A schools. Gennain and Gabe
Clark could likely begin the sea-
son by being ranked among the
top ten runners in the state. "If
the boys will get in the weight
room during the olT-seasori, run
track this spring, and put in the
miles this summer, then I feel
like they could have a chance to-
be one of the top teams in the
state." said Coach Scott Gowan.

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With 5:09 remaining in the half.
quarterback Yeager handed the
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their necks, silencing the potent
running attack of the Bulldogs,
shutting them out In the second
half. The defense was especially
stingy to Marianna's passing at-
tack. allowing no completions
during the game while intercept-
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the team with 14 tackles followed
by Brian Jenkins' 10; Des Baxter,
eight with one interception; Man-
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ceptions and Robert Williams, five
with a sack.
Offensively, Jamaail Fenn
carried the ball nine times for 47
yards, and Jenkins had 15 car-
ries for 21 yards plus two touch-
downs. Yeager threw nine times
with five completions for 89
yards. Baxter grabbed three pass-
es for 60 yards and Jenkins
snared two for 29.
Score by Quarters
Marianna 7 0 0 0-7
Port St. Joe 7 7 0 0-14
First downs 8 6
Rushes-yds. 34-213 35-48
Passing yards 0 89
Total yards 213 137
Passes 0-5-3 4-8-1
Fumbles-lost 0-0 1-0
Penalties-yds. 7-65 6-32
Punts 5-31.2 6-35
Running Backs: Carries Yds.
Brian Jenkins 51 201
Chad Quinn 24 184
Jamaail Fenn 33 150
Mandricka Miller 24 105
Receivers Catches Yds.
Des Baxter 21 284
Brian Jenkins 9 85
Doyle Crosby 6 85
Mandricka Miller 5 50
Jamaail Fenn 4 55
Ryan Yeager, 54 completions on
137 attempts for 665 yards, 7
TD's, 12 interceptions.
Des Baxter, 5 touchdowns, 30
Barry Adkison, 15 of 18 extra
points, two of three field goals, 2
game winning, one touchdown,
27 points.
Punts Adkison, 37 yard avg.
Tackles: Carlos Best, 87; Des
Baxter 78; Robert Williams 68;

Brian Jenkins 67; Doyle Crosby
64; 'Rocky Quinn 63 and Chad
Quinn, 53.
Interceptions: Chad Quinn, 3,
Des Baxter, 3, Cameron Likely 3,
Mandricka Miller 2 and Brian
Jenkins 2.

Fumble Recoveries: Des Baxter
4, and Brian Jenkin 3.
Sacks: Robert Willianis, 8.
Tackles for Loss: Robert Wil-
liams 11, Des Baxter 7, Doyle
Crosby 6, Brian Jenkins 6 and
Carlos Best 6.

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Dear Editor:
This letter 1 in response to
Ms. Blount's letter in the Novem-
ber 3rd 1994 issue of "The Star".
Her letter seemed to contain
alot of"fluff" and no 'stufT.'.(short
on facts)
First. Mrs. Gaylor. advised
me that somebody in a two-tone
grey van had been parking in the
street in front of her house. She
said that she could not see who
was in the vehicle, and the per-
son was not exiting the vehicle.
The van was only doing this when
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extra-patrolled, and to call the
police when it happened again.
AtI about 2 p.m.. the dis-
patcher advised Mexico Beach Po-
lice Officer Nelson Hall that there
was a Trespasser/Unwanted indi-
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was just around the comer, so I
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an older whitj male standing on
the top step of her balcony. As I
climbed the steps. I heard Mrs.
Gaylor state "I don't want you
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"I only want to give you this
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said "No. leave." He then said
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times in my presence to leave. He
said that all he wanted to do was
give her the paper. She told him
that he was not welcome on her
property. I then told him to leave
the property, or go to jail for Tres-
pass after Warning. He then
started'down the stairs.
I asked her 'if she wanted a
written Trespass Warning issued.
and she said "yes." At this time,
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that she wanted a Trespass
Warning issued. The man, who
was then identified as Tollie Mul-
lins. was advised that if he came
back on the property, he would
be arrested for Trespassing. He
was also advised that if he contin-
x ued to park in front of her house.
he could possibly be charged with
stalking, harassment, and/or loi-
tering and prowling. He stated
that he understood and that he
was sorry.
The public needs to be aware
that we keep files on such inci-
dents. and that they are public
record quite often. If somebody
wants to, they can review the
records. Now that the truth has
been told. let it also be told that
Ms. Blount has attempted to
question my "rights" to attend
public forums in Mexico Beach.
She has contacted my supervis-
ors to find out why I am attend-
ing these public 'Council Meet-
ings. If I am correct, I have the
right to attend these meetings, as
I am a citizen of the United States
Sof America. Nowhere does it say
That I have to be a resident of
Mexico Beach.
I an a Law Enforcement Offi-
cer assigned to Mexico Beach,
and many times I am asked by
the residents to clarify them on
some of the ordinances, and since
these ordinances are drawn up at
these meetings, it would be un-
professional of me not to keep
abreast of the changes, or at least
give the public a sense of what
the right answer would be. I was
Also accused of having my "com-
pany" car washed at a political
i car wash. My supervisors chuck-
led at this one. I paid to have my
car washed, and It was washed;
just like everybody else. I did not
get something for free. nor did I
hold up any signs, or. campaign. I
am responsible for the upkeep on
that car. and as my supervisors
said, I did nothing wrong.
As Ms. Blount stated. "Tis a
sad day for Mexico Beach": only
because some people are attempt-
ing to find fault with even'one
else. when thp fault might be a
little closer to home.
Thomas M. Ehlers

Sad Day for
Mexico Beach

to the Edi

Is Over
Dear Editor:
The election isover an
in time. Here on Mexico

what looked like a hale and
healthy campaign turned sour
when some guys started sending
letters to homes and businesses,
some were signed but the worst
were not. Over' the span of two
-v months .we must have received
eight or ten of the bombs.
You'd have to be dumber
tor than a box of rocks not to know
who serit them. After mulling it
over for awhile, I've decided to for-
give them The' educated 'voters
weren't fooled for one minute. But
I'll be blunt, it will take a while to
forget all- those nasiy letters.
Okay? By the way we did remem-
nd just ber in November!
Beach Jim Middleton

Burglars Trash
Beach Home
Dear Mr. Ramsey,
Wednesday, October 26,
around 4:30 p.m., my husband
and I heard noises at an unoccu-
pied summer home near us in
Beacon Hill Uppn our investiga-
tion we came upon two clean cut
young boys on the premise. One
wore a while shirt and the other a
'red/maroon shirt. One boy. was
exiting a small outer apartment.
The other boy was at the window
of the large house preparing to
break the window: When they
saw us they bolted. One ran
Fi '1 '< \ 1 :

down a fence row; the other ran
down First Avenue -and Second
Street. When the sheriff deputy
arrived, we could not believe the
devastation these Vwo boys had
done to. the area. I have, not slept
well for two nights thinking about
this sick act that two boys in our

neighborhood have done. If they
get away with this.what will they
become in a few years. These two
boys are in need of help. Will you
or I be their next victims? What is
wrong in our society?
Sincerely yours,
Name Withheld

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Dear Editor:
Sad Day for Mexico Beach.
You'ie right Audrey Blount it
is. It is when a candidate's run-
ning for office like 'Mr. Mullins
and others say they don't know a
businessman and his family who
has lived and worked in Mexico
Beach for over 12 years. When
the truth of a situation is
changed to meet your political
needs. You're right it's sad. Sad
to .know you and others see
things other than the way .they
actually are. -
Susan P. Gaylor


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Events and Happenings From County Schools



News... 0
By Linda Whitfield

Third Grade to Present
'"Thanksgiving" Program.
The third grade classes of
Randy Harper and Linda Whit-
field would like to invite you to at-
tend their '"Thanksgiving" gala on
Wednesday, November 23, at
8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. If you
want to know more about tne Pil-
grims,' see dancing pumpkins,
: popcorn popping, and have your
thankful spirits lifted, come and
celebrate Thanksgiving with the
third grade. It is a musical pro-
gram with lots of costumes, cho-,
reography and cute kids
Wee Deliver is Back -in Op-
The fifth grade T.E.A.M. stu-
dents have taken on the awesome
task of getting the mail through.
Students all over WES look for-
ward to the daily mail. In hopes
of developing better communica-
tion skills, the postal service, Wee
Deliver, was adopted' by our
Volleyball Game on Novem-
ber 18.
e A volleyball game will be held
on Friday at 1:00, with one non-
perishable food item as admis-
sion. The competition faces off
the WES teachers against, the
WHS girls' varsity team. It should
be a very interesting game to
watch. The food items collected
will be distributed to needy fami-
lies for Thanksgiving. .
Magician Coming on Nov.

There will be a drug-free
presentation provided by magi-
clan Chris Hampton on November
22 beginning at 8:15 p.m. There
will be no admission for this pro-
"The Bone Group"
Pre-K student Chaz Whitten,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Whit-
- .ten. recently told his pqother that
t-hey were" studying .-the'- -food
'-.groups in school.'.At- dinner that
night, his mother was asking
about their menu and what group
it was in. When she got to the
pork chop, he said immediately.
"The meat's in the meat group
and the bone's In the bone
group!". Now tell me that doesn't
make sense?
Computer Report Cards Dis-
tributed on the 15th.
It hardly seems possible. but
yes, another six weeks has rolled
past. Parents, if you need' to
schedule a conference 'with your
child's teacher, please call the
school for an appointment. The,
office number is 639-2476.


Sympathy to Mr. Wilder
WES faculty and staff would
like to extend its deepest 'sympa-
thy to Superintendent Walter
Wilder and family in the death of
his nephew. Our heartfelt sor-'
rows are with you as you suffer
this loss of a precious member of
your family.
Visiting Team From Pana-

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SElemen tary Schoo



Veteran's Day
The fourth, filth and sixth
grade social studies classes, un-
der the direction of fifth grade
teacher, Cathy Colbert, presented
a very special Veteran's Day pro-:
gram on Friday.
- The classes entered to back-'
ground patriotic music. Christy
Jones, Student Council Vice-
President Introduced the second
graders who sang a series of pa-
triotic songs.
Students introduced their fa-
ther and/or grandfather, his
branch of service and the arena
of war he served in. They were:
Trinidad Taylor Robert L. Tay-
lor, WW1l; Daniel Bennet John
T.- Bennet, Jr..-' Desert 'Stdrm:
Nicholas Burrows Earl L. Bur-
rows, Korean War: Joshua Johns
- Mark LaLuzerne. Desert Storm:
Joy and April Martin William
Terrance Korea and Vietnam:
Tom and Meggle Boone "Bo"
Boyette. VWlI:; Nick Hunter -
George Hunter, Jr.. 7-Day War;
Brandon Weeks Edward Weeks,
Vietnam; Ben Hobbs Ralph
Hobbs Vietnam; Seth and Audra
Williams Gil Williams. Vietnam:
Andrea Gaylor Gerard John
Murnan. Korean; Evan Fettinger -
Garrett Duke, US Navy presently
at Cecil Field. Jacksonville; Kee-
sha Linton Johnny Linton, Viet-
nam; Anthony and Brittany
Crocker Michael Crokcer, Viet-

From the
Principal's Desk


High School
By Larry A. Mathes

"Bowl Bound". The coadh- haven't seen one, ask about it to-
es of the WHS Gator football team day.
announced that Thursday night WHS will begin its five year
they stwould meet Class 3-A review with the Southern Associa-
Blountstown in the Quincy Ro ion of Schools and Colleges this
tary Club Scholarship,Bowl. This week. The process reviews the
announcement was made follow- progress made on the ten year
hig a stirring victo over Aa study done in the 1990-91 school
lachicola last Friday night. The
Gators broke a tied score with year. We will continue to be re-
:,Gators broke al tied p -inth viewed each year until it's time
only 12 seconds left to play in the for our next ten year study. This
game. The final score was 28-20. new process supposedly will re-
The bowl game, will start at 7:00 duce the amount of work, and
p.m., C.T., and will be played at some of the cost, of the old ten
the Quincy-Shanks field in Quin- y o udy process.
cy; Admission to the game will be ar stud process.
S$3 and $4 each, for students and Thanksgiving holidays are
adultsts respectively. upon us students will be re-
Friday's win over Apalachico- leased at noon on Wednesday
la capped off an 8-2 season for and will return on Monday morm-
the, Gators, with the two losses ing.
credited to the two teams that fin- Basketball is poised to take
ished 1-2 in the district. Starting off; boy's varsity and junior varsi-
with the big win over the St. Joe ty will hit the boards November
Sharks, the Gators proved that 22 against Sneads, while the girls
hard work paid off. Now they will play their second game
;-ihave to get busy and continue against Jefferson County on No-
,their efforts to add to the im- vember 21. Pick up a schedule -
provement, there are so many games I can't
In the state cross-country possibly tell you about them all.
meet, WHS boys finished seventh Students from the ROTC
out of twelve teams, not bad for classes have been in Dallas this
their first effort.-It was important week what a great triple They're
to note that WHS was the only due back home on Friday.
public school in the class 2-A Parents should note that the
competition. Holly Atkins, the WHS's "Communicator" is up and
only girl who qualified, ran to a running now. You can call 639-
fifth place finish. That's pretty 3576 or 639-3563 to check on
good for a young athlete with sev- school announcements, assign-
eral years left to compete. ments, etc. If it's busy just con-
Have you checked your stu- tinue to call until you reach the
dent's report card yet? They were system. Give it a try and let us
given them last Tuesday so If you know if you like it.

ma City.
.For the school renewal ac-
creditation, a visiting team of ed-
ucators from Panama City was in
WES on Tuesday. to meet with
grade group chairmen, Mr. Kelley
and others. Linda Hand and Lynn
Stryker met to discuss the feasi-
bility of doing a 'school renewal'
type survey instead of the SACS
study whichis-far more involved.
As WES appears to be ripe for
this new method, Mr. Kelley 'is
confident that our school is in-
deed ready for 'renewal'.
Our Sympathy to the Chil-
WES faculty and staff would
like to extend its sympathy to the :
grandchildren and great-
grandchildren of the late Harold
Armstrong who died last Friday.. .
These little ones are in our school'
and we offer them our sympathy
and support: Courtney and Ryan
Martin, Hunter Nunnery, 'Marcy
and Dewayne Alderman, Falcon
Hughes and B. J. Alderman.
,?. $

nam. and R\'an Harmon Sam
Harmon, WW1I.
Jenny Patterson, President of
-Student Council. Introduced
guest speaker, Retired Lt. Col.
Don Shepherd of Mexico Beach.
Lt. Col. Shepherd reminded each
of us that the freedom that we en-
joy in America-speech, move-
ment, etc. is the result of vete-
rans who have served to keep
that freedom. He thanked and sa-
luted all students and then ex-
plained to the audience the
meaning of the pledge of alle-
giance to Ainerica.
Helpers and Hobbies-The
study of "H" brought around sev-
eral visitors who shared with kin-
Lt. James Hersey, PSJ Police
Dept. provided a gun safety les-
son and Corporal Brad Hall of the
Mexico Beach Police Dept. visited
the students.
Sue Whittington shared her
race car hobby and stressed the
importance of safety. Sue is Gab-
bie's Mom.
John Lilttleton, Ethan's dad.
talked to the students about be-
ing a merchant mariner on a tug
boat. .' "
John Bennet. Daniel's" dad,
shared his responsibilities of be-
ing in the Air Force at Tyndall Air
Force Base.
A big thanks to all who
helped teach us.
Thanksgiving Baskets
Students are collecting can-
ned, boxed or packaged goods for
Thanksgiving baskets for the
needy. Goods will be picked up
on November 21.
Positive Action
Unique is the action worod
this week. Remember parents.
each of us is different. Take time
to know that you are different
and that your children are each
different. They do not react the
same as you would, but may
share the same feelings. Take
time to find out. And tell him/her
how important he/she is. Offer
support! Praise your child in front
of others! ,

Gulf County Schools
Lunch Menu
Nov. 21 25
MON: Pizza. Tossed Salad,
Fruit Cup, Milk, Brownie
TUES: Turkey w/Dressing,
Sweet Potatoes. Green Beans,
Roll, Milk, Cranberry Sauce
WEDS: NO Lunch, Early
THURS: Holiday
FRI: Holiday


Bulldog News

Port St. Joe Elementary School

Student of the Week.'
Congratulations to our stu-
dents of the week! They are Zack
Tarantino, Elizabeth Gibson, Jes-
sica Ross, Ray Bailey, Terrance
Matthews, Brandy Richter and
Nick Comforter. ';

Positive Action News.
Our Positive Action "Word for
the Week" is THOUGHTS. How do
you feel right now, this second,
while you're reading this? Good,
bad, happy, sad, blah. scared,
frustrated, excited? Your"
thoughts have the power to
change your feelings and you
have the power to. change your
thoughts. If you don't like what
you're thinking, then think about
something else. Your feelings will
follow. ,

Port St. Joe




by Julia Six

As each grading period comes
to an end. Middle School PRIDE
students (Personal Responsibility
in Daily Effort) are rewarded for
academics, good behavior, and
acceptable school attendance. On
November 10th, students met for
a movie and refreshments. Con-
gratulations to such fine stu-
A Veteran's Day assembly
was held in the high school gym-
nasium on November llth. We
wish to honor those Veterans who
were a part of the program, and
those who supported them with
their attendance. Thank you for
being with us for this special time
of remembrance.
Homecoming went extremely
well this season. The seventh and
eighth graders combined their ef-
forts on the building of a float for
the homecoming parade held this
past Friday. The float's theme
was Declaration of "Win"-
dependence. Thank you, parents,
teachers, students and friends,
for your hard work and financial
help on the project. We also want
to thank Mr. Chris Earley for the
time and hard work he gave to
this project.
The seventh grade "Students
of the Week" for each week start-
--. ing with the week of August 29
S 'are:
Lea Todd and "Tller Lane,
Justin "Kent and Lakethia Fil-
more, Josh McCulley and Alicia
Christy. Rocky Salzer and Erica
Ailes, Craig Phillips and Nicole
Smith. Brett Parker and Kylene
Butler. Brandon Davis and Julie
Lanford, Lisa Rowan and 'Clay
Smallwood. Amanda Marquardt
and Ricky Lamberson, Meagan
Johnson and Brad Knox.
Boy's Middle School basket-
ball is on its way. Any boy inter-
ested needs to sign up in Room
#317. Practice begins this week.
Due to the Thanksgiving holi-
days, students will be. dismissed
early on November 23, and will
not attend school November 24th
and 25th. Enjoy your vacation.
-' Have great week


302-B Reid Ave. Port St. Joe Phone 229-9000

Coloring Contest Winners.
:During the month of October,
Food World sponsored a Hallo-
ween coloring contest for all area
children. We are proud to an-
nounce that Bryce Nelson, four-
:'year old son of second grade
teacher Mrs. Melody Nelson, and
Kaleigh Goodson. second grade
student of Miss Barbara Whitfield,
:were both winners in the contest.
The winners were presented with
a picnic bag full of hot dogs,
chips. drinks, candy and lots of
other Halloween goodies. Con-
gratulations Bryce and Kaleighl
We look forward to having Bryce
in our Kindergarten next year.
Book Fair.
National ''Children's Book
Week will be celebrated In Port
St. Joe Elementary School during
the week of November 14-18; The
big event of this week will be the
Book Fair -for grades Pre-K
through six. The books featured
'this year have been selected by a
committee of noted editors and
'educators. This group has em-
phasized books that will appeal to
the emergent, the experienced
and the reluctant reader. This
will be an invigorating week in

Homecoming week was a
great success. Thank you to the
teachers, faculty, students, par-
ents. and the community for all
your support and hard work.
We had our first
annual Wacky Olym-
pics last Wednesday
during homecoming
week, which included
eight different events.
Congratulations to the
juniors who placed
first, and thanks to
--e-veryone -who partici-
'-pated in making it a
great hit!
The total points for
all week 'were: first -
juniors 4.003; second
sophomores 3.295;
third seniors 2.328 and fourth
freshmen 2.116. -
Leigha Davis was crowned as
the 1994-95 Homecoming Queen
for Port St. Joe High School. We
are proud of you. Leighal
Auditions for the FBLA talent
show on November. 23 will be
held on November-17 at 3:00. '
Help POPS make a difference
in the lives of some families in
our community this Thanksgiv-
ing. Bring a non-perishable food
Itemi(s) to' Mi. 'Baibee before No-
vember 18. '
Congratulations to Germain
Clark on-hiss Performance in Sat-
urday's Class '3A Cross' Country
state meet. He placed 15th
among the "', runners with a
time.of 17:07.
Hats off to the 95-95 Concert,
Choir officers: president Stepha-

our school staged to help promote
a love of books and reading in our
children. Parents and friends are
invited to attend the Book Fair
and share in National Children's
' Book Week theme --- "Books for
Everyone/Everyone for Books."
Canned Goods Drive.
Monday, November 21 is the
last day to bring in canned goods.
The canned goods will be donated
to HRS and distributed to fami-
lies in need for Thanksgiving.
I See You.
Here are some "I see you" do-
Ing something positive messages:
A big thank you to Mrs. Lan-
ford for helping me. Ashton Larry.
I.C.U. Molly Garrett in the
spirit of friendship helping your
classmates organize their/belong-
ings. You must have some very
positive feelings Mrs. Costin.
I.C.U. Randi Sasser quietly
going about the business of learn-
ing more and always helping
someone else. POSITIVE. Mrs.
The Week in Review From a
Student's Point of View.
By Lisa Curry.
This week P.S.J. Elementary
School had a Scholastic Book
Fair. It was open to everyone all
week from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
P.S.J. Elementary has a book fair
every year, and it Is usually very
successful. By Wednesday, many
of the books were already gone. It
is nice to know that reading is
such an interest to many kids.

nie Gaddis: vice-presidents kar-
en Clark and Sharity Byrd; board
of directors Jennifer Gaddis, Jo-
die Hopper, Tawanda Jenkins,
Leigh Lawrence. Mandy Phillips
.and Casey White; spe-
cial advisory board -
Nichole Bell, Steven
Hatcher, and
Georgette Walden.
Any senior who is
a potential Gold Seal'
candidate and would
be interested in purs-
ing vocational studies
in Geirhany next year,
you may qualify for
the Congress Bundes-
tag Exchange Pro-
gram. See Ms.. Witten
i n Guidance.
Coach Eppinette has been se-
lected by the FHSAA to represent
the state's high school basketball
coach at nationals in Tucson, Ari-
zona. We are proud of you,-Coach
We have another Seminole In
our midst. Heartiest congratula-
tion to Nikki Williams, who has
been accepted to FSU1 You do us
proud, Nikkil
Congratulations to Jeff Player
'who was selected as "Mr. Home-
coming '94" In last Friday's pep
Thank you to everyone who
came to last Friday's Veteran's
Day program to honor our vete-
rans. A special thanks to Colonel
Peter H. Fox, USAF, who was our
guest speaker.

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1994 P. S. J. Homecoming


Rudy Secez,



Port St. Joe High School com-
bined its annual Homecoming Pa-
rade with a salute to America's
veterans since homecoming this
year fell on November 11. Vete-
ran's Day. j
With a theme of "American
Triumphs", each float depicted
some aspect associated with the
nation. The sophomore class won
first place with their "Statue of

"Victory"'. Capturing second place
were the juniors with their rendi-
tion of Alva Edison's "Light Up
the Dogs". The freshmen were
third place with their float "First
In Everything". The Middle School
entered a float "Windependence".
Shown in the photos are the
floats and a younger version of
the Sharks "Jawing" on the Bull-

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Wildlife Foundation to Assist GFC


Medicare Assignment Accepted For
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Florida's wildlife has a new
ally. Tihe Florida Wildlife Founda-
tion was created recently to assist
in, and enhance, the Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission
(GFC) in stewardship of Florida's
fish and wildlife.

It's Thanksgiving time at
Faith Christian. It is.a holiday we
: enjoy .celebrating apd a time to
reflect and remember all the
blessings -God has bestowed on
this country and on us as indiVid-
Suals. "; '
Grades one and two, under
the direction of their teachers,
Mrs. Barbara Barnes and Mrs.
Sue Montelvo.. will' present two
mini-playd.- The second grade will
Portray the -i-st Thanksgiving
complete w4f Indians. Pilgrims
and Gov ; Miles Standish. The
gtade one ,pllet will show many),
reasons to, be thankful to God in
the present day. The High School
Chorus will sing during the inter-
mission. The performances will be
Tuesday morning. November 22,
' at the Bay, St. Joseph Care Cen-
: ter at .10:00 a.m., and at the
school. 801 20th Street. Tuesday
evening at 7:00 p.m. ,On Wednes-
day. November 23, the Faith
Christian students will enjoy the.
,i. play at 9:00 and 10:00 in the
morning. Everyone who enjoys re-
memberifg our heritage is invitedd
to come to any of the Thanksgiv-
ing performances.
All of the classes will cele-
brate Thanksgiving by leaving a
special meal provided by the
Stealers and parrots. Some
classes will try to simulate the
first Thanksgiving meal by adding.
venison, corn and fish to their fa-
vorite foods. School will be dis--
missed for all classes at 12:00 on

The Legislature .a
the Commission to estab
profit citizen-support
Lions to provide assistant
ing and promotional su
Commission programs. 1
datlon filed articles of ii

Lion's Ta,

ilish non-
ice. fund-
ipport for
The foun-

, u'

.lews Column '
Faith Christian Scotol

Mrs. Jackie Quarles and Mrs.,
Krista Vinson spent the morning
on Tuesday. November 15. at an
ACT Secondary School Confer-
ence in Panama City. Faith Chris-
tian, High School students Join
area students in taking the ACT
'and SAT assessment tests each
year. The first ACT to be held this
school year in Port St. Joe will be
on December 10. Late registration
, deadline for the test Is November
Faith Christian extends a
special "Thank-You" to the men
who have been working on the
new building. Lights and fans are,
being hung. molding put in place.
,,and the tile in the bathrooms is
being laid. Completionof the ad-
dition is expected before the next
semester begins. '


Thank You
To the Gulf County Sheriffs.
Department, Port St. Joe Police
Department, Gulf County Search
and Rescue-Team and all private
citizens who assisted in the res-
cue of my son, Tommy W. Thom-
as, who was found in a relatively
Short time, safe' and unharmedk-
We, are eternally grateful to you.
Thank you very much.
God Bless You.
S Mrs. Billie F. Thomas and

tion and bylaws with the Florida
Department of State, Oct. 12th.
to begin filling that role.
President of the new founda-
tion is William G. Bostick Jr. of
Auburndale; vice president is
Kate Ireland of Tallahassee; and
secretary/treasurer is GFC exec-
utive director Dr. Allan L. Egbert,
also of Tallahassee. Other board
of directors' members are William
M. Blake of Lutz, Col. Robert M.
Brantly of Tallahassee, Linda M.
Bremer of Jacksonville, George G.
Matthews of West Palm Beach.
Dr. C. Tom Rainey of Miami. and
the organization's registered
agent. L. Ross Morrell of Talla-

Board members
no compensation for

will receive
their servic-

The foundation's stated mis-
sion is to: "Provide assistance,
funding and promotional support
to contribute to the health and
well-being of Florida's fish and
wildlife resources and their habi-
One of the first priorities is to
begin recruiting corporate spon-
sors who want to be part of con-
servation efforts in Florida. Mor-
rell said.
Contributors can specify that
their donations will be used in
support of specific species or pro-
Corporations or individuals
who would like to make tax-
deductible contributions to the
foundation should send checks or
money orders to: Florida Wildlife
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"Terry" Parrish

Norman 'Terry' Parrish, 43,
of Port St. Joe, passed away Sat-
urday, November 12 in a Panama
City hospital, after a lengthy ill-
ness. Born in ApalAchicola, Terry
moyed to Port St ,Joe in 1962. He
owned and operated T. J. Con-,,
st-c tion Company of- Port 'St.
Terry' is survived by his wife,
T. J. Parrish, and his two chil-
dren, "Bink" Norton and Heather*
Raffield, all of Port St. Joe. Terry
is also survived by his mother,
Audrey. Parrish Ayers andostep-
father, ,Bill. Ayers; and three
brothers, Wayne Parrish and wife,
Gwen; Jerry Parrish and wife, Lee
Anna,. all of Port St. Joe; and
Steve Parrish of Jacksonville; and
a special friend, John Maddox, of
Panama City.
Services were held at Long
Avenue Baptist Church, Tuesday,
November 15, at 2:00 p.m.,
E.S.T., with the Reverend Dave
Ferhandez and Chris Cribbs offi-
ciating. Interment followed at Hol-
ly Hill Cemetery. Active pallbear-

ers were Bobby Kopinski, Willie
Ramsey, Mike Burkett, Teedy No-
bles, John Strayer, Darrell Tull,
Henry Boone, and Randy .Hough.
Honorary pallbearers were Te1ry's
firsf cousins and the Port.SL Joe
High School graduating class of
Gilmore-Southerland Funeral
Home of Port SL Joe was in
charge of all of the arrangements.

Roy E. Conoley
Roy E. Conoley, 79, of Mexico
Beach, passed away Wednesday
morning, November 9, at his
home. A native of Calhoun
County, he served in the 8th Air
Force during World War II, and
had operated Roy's Club since
1952. He was a member of the
John C. Gainous Post 10069, V.
F. W.
Survivors include his daugh-
ter and son-in-law, Brnerda and
B. J. Richards of Overstreet; his
son and daughter-in-law, Roy E.
and Janet Conoley, Jr. of Mexico
Beach; three grandchildren, Ho-
ward Richards of Tallahassee,
Jeff Richards of Tuscaloosa, Ala-

c- New Life Christian Center Church

ya Sixth Street (Union Hall Building)
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Johnny Jenkins, Jr. Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
(1st and 3rd Sunday Nights)
Wednesday Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

"We Are Covenant Peop.e'

2420 Long Ave.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Port St. Joe's "Port of Victory"
Sunday School........... ... ....................... 0 a.m.
Moving Worship...... .............................11 a.m.
Sunday Evening ..........................................6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening ............................ 7 p.m.


First Baptist Church.
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
Buddy Caswell
Minister of Music & Youth

[,]' We Want You To Be
Part of the Friendly Place
BIBLE STUDY .........................9"45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP...........7:00 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP.................11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY 7:00 p.m.
CHURCH TRAINING ........5.........5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church,
1601 Long Avenue

Interim Pastor

Minister of Music

[First UnitedMethodist Church
S 111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church....................9:00 a.m. CT
Church School ............... 10:00 a.m. CT
., Nursery Provided

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

c' Constitution AndMonument
Catch the S tki C undo.30 r
Catc* hPort St. Joe
Sunday School ......... 9:45 a.m. Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Choir Practice
Methodist Youth Wednesday...........7:30 p.m.
Fellowship........... 5:00 p.m.
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Charlotte Henderson


Gary Smith

bama, and Kevin Conoley of Mexi-
co Beach; and one sister, Viola
Sanchagrin of North Palm Beach.
The funeral service was held
at 1:00 p.m., C.S.T., last Friday
at the Mexico Beach Methodist
Church, conducted by the Rev.
Charles Parker. Interment fol-
lowed in Shiloh Cemetery in
Scott's Ferry.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral

H. M. Armstrong
Harold M. Armstrong, 72, of
Wewahitchka, passed away Fri-
day morning as a result of inju-
ries sustained in an accident at
work. He was a native and life-
long resident of Wewahitchka and,
served in the Army during World
War. II. He had been a long time
employee of Gulf Coast Electric
Cooperative and currently was
employed by FEMA. A member of
Tupelo Lodge #289, F & AM, he
served as a City Commissioner
for the City of Wewahitchka many
years ago, and was recently elect-
ed again to that post.
Survivors include two sons'
and daughters-in-law, Jessie and
Carolyn Armstrong of Wewahitch-
ka, and Kenny and LaQulta Arm-
strong of Bristol; six daughters
and sons-in-law, Donna and Bill
Nunnery, Lenora and the late
James Pitts, Hazel and Dewey
Nunnery. Dorothy and Kenny Al-
derman, Elizabeth and Wendell
Linton, and Betty and Nathan
SHughes, all of Wewahitchka; twvo
sisters, Mae Helen Gray and Sa-
die Armstrong, both of Wewa-
hitchka; 29 grandchildren and 19
Graveside funeral services
were held at 10:30 a.m., C.S.T.,.
Monday at Jehu Cemeteery, con-
ducted by the Rev. Neal Miller. In-

Rusty Ramsey
Will Irvin (Rusty) Ramsey, Jr.,
39, a resident of Gainesville and
former resident of Chattahoochee,
.died Wednesday, November 9, at
North Florida Regional Medical
Center in Gainesville.
A native of Port St. Joe, he
moved to Chattahoochee in 1964.
He Was a graduate of the Univer-
sity of the South, Sewanee, Ten-
nessee, and Holland Law School
at the University of Florida in
Gainesville. He was a member of
St. Marks Episcopal Church in
Chattahoochee, where he served
as organist for many years; a
, member of the Florida Bar Associ-
ation; and vice president of .The
Law Source, Inc., in Gainesville.
Funeral services were held at
10 a.m. Friday, November 11, at
graveside at Mount Pleasant Ce-
i netery in Chattahoochee. with
the Rev. Glenn Totman officiat-
ing. Interment followed. -
Survivors include his par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Will I, Ram-
sey, Sr. of Chattahoochee; his
brother and sister-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Stanley Ramsey of
Chattahoochee;, his maternal
grandmother, Mrs. B. W. Wilder,
Sr., of Port St. Joe; one niece,
Kristen Ramsey, and numerous
aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Memorial contiibutioins may
be made to St. Mark's Episcopal
Church, 212'West Marion Street,
Chattahoochee, 32324.
Lanter-Andler Funeral Home
of Chattahoochee was in charge
of all arrangements.

Parish Hall to
be Dedicated to
Tom Coldewey

ferment followed., "
All services were under the The St. James Episcopal
All services were under the Church women met Monday, No-
direction of the Comforter Funer- member 8 at 7:30 at the church
Chal Hoe, Wewahtchka Branh on 22nd and Marvin.
Betty Pltts. president, presid-
______ dist____ _NNW"_ ed at the meeting. She an-
nounced that Alice Core was
..,,,*' T chairman for the annual bridge
MethOdit Ladie luncheon. The date was set for
0 H i February 21 and will be the first
Having Sale held in the parish hall of the new
." church building.
There will be something for Sara Fite. chairman of St.
everyone at the big Flea Market In Margarets' Guild announced that
the Fellowship Hall of the First the next meeting will be at Mary
United Methodist Church on Sat- Daughtry's home on Long Avenue
urday, November 19, from 8:00 on November 21 at 3:00.
a.m. until. Fr. Jerry Huft reminded the
While you're there, you can group that the annual meeting for
also choose your Thanksgiving all church members with reports

cakes, pies, cookies, etc. at the and election of vestry members
Bake Sale. would d be Sunday, -November 20,
-.This- big-day of- fundrals'ing following the covered dish dinner.
and fellowship is sponsored ',y.r,- .A special event-of this same
the United Methodist Women. Sunday will be the dedication of
They hope to see you all there the parish hall as a memorial to
Tom Shelley Coldewey. The hall
will be known from this time on
HarVeSt Day as Coldewey Hall.
at New Bethel
The New Bethel Baptist Dh1 t ,,,t-' I

Church family will observe its an-
nual Harvest Day Sunday, No-
vember 20. Service will begin at
10:00 a.m. with Sunday School.
The 11:00 a.m. speaker will be
Minister Charles Gathers of the
Thompson Temple Church. Eve-
ryone is cordially invited to at-
tend this special occasion. Dinner
will be served after the 11:00 a.m.
service. ,
Clean-up at

Roberts Cemetery
There will be a general clean-
up at Robert Cemetery on Satur-r
day, November 19, beginning .at,,
7:00, a.m., C.S.T. Please bring
your lawn mowers, rakes, etc.
and help out. This will be the last
clean-up held this year.

Thanks Given .
The church family of New Life
Christian Center would like to ,
thank everyone who came out to
help them celebrate their pastor's
first anniversary. Their wish Is for
the love of Jesus to forever shine
upon the members of this com-


S. BI NO. 9495-05
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners of Gulf County. Florida will receive sealed
bids from any person. company, or corporation in
terested in conn-actrig with Gulf County for Its
purchase of 9r0)0 sq. yards of Erosion MaitRing:
Structure Woven. Yam Jute: fabric width
48, yarn county-warp. 78 per width. minimum:
weft, 41 per linear yard, minimum; water absorp-
tion. 45(t. fabric weight, open area. 60-65%. and
durability. 1-2 years Staples. of sufficient quanLity
to hold material included in bid.
Deliver 4500 sq. yards to Buckhorn Landfill.
Highway 71, approx. 5 rmilea north of Wewahlich-
ka. Deliver 4500 sq. yards to Fie Points Landfill.,
Highway 71, approximately 2 miles north of Port
St. Joe. ,' .
Bid includes deliery
Further infornilon on this bid can" be ob-
tained from the Gulf County Solid Waste Depart-
ment, 1001 10th Street, Port St. Joe, Florida be-
:ween the hours ol 8 00 a.m 4 pm. E.S.T.,
Monday thru Friday 190-i) 227-3696.
Delivery date must be specified
Please indicate on en\elupe that this is a
SEALED BID, the BID NUMBER, and what the bid
is for.
SBids will be received unl 5:00 p.m., E.S.T.,
December 13, 1994 at the Office of the Clerk of .
Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St Joe, Florida 32456. The Board re-
serves the right to reject any and all bids.
BY: /s/ Michael L Hammond, Chairman
Attest: /s/ Benny C lister. Clerk
2tc November 17 and 24, 199-4

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Local Students Pledge Troy State

More than 200 Troy State
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Kappa Delta included Pausha
Pendarvis, of Port St. Joe. Among
the pledges to Chi Omega was
Heather Goodwin of Wewahitch-

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

Troy State University in Troy,
Alabama, is part of the Troy State
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11 a.m. Sunday

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

Full Gospel Fellowship
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 .

SHighland View

United Methodist Churbh
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
SHighland View
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor

Sunday School ....................... ..... ........... .... ..... .......10 a.m .
M morning W orship .......................................................................... 11 a.m .
Evening Worship 6 p.m.


...-- St Yoe.- semblyof Qod-..,
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
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7:30 and 11:00 a:m. (ET)
Sunday School 9:45
8:00 a.m. (CT)


823 N. 15th Street '
Sun. Bible Study (all ages) ..............9:00 CST
Morning Worship ...... ...................... 10:00 CST
Evening Worship ...........................6....6:30 CST
Wed. Bible Study (all ages)...............6:30 CST
Rev. Tomrniy Doss, Pastor

Pine Street Overstreet Phone 648-8144

Bro. Harold J. McClelland, Jr.,

W.L. Remain,
Pastor Emeritus

Sunday School............................................. 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship......................... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ............................................ 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening ....................................... 7:00 p.m.


w T508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
4 I .* SUNDAY WORSHIP....... ............. 10 a.m.
v UJV ADULT SCHOOL................................ 11 a.m.
I. SN *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children

'Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor




2tc 11/10 and 11/17


SGod's race .apti'it I'i. :C 't11 I-AulrI
7 is Rev. Marty Martin Pastor
S I t Upstairs, First Union Bank Building
Monument Ave.
Come I Sunday Morning Bible Study 9:00am
S. Soul Satisfying Worship Service 10:00am
Wors ip Discipleship Training Sunday 5:00pm
with us! Ififofmal SundayNight-Serytve 6:00pm.
Tues. Children Choirs -3:30pm
Wed. Prayer Service 6:30pm




TClESTAR 1-'KL l *, WT~3 A nAV.i 17. 1994


Wild Rose

Buying & Selling
A fun, unintimidating
collection of collectables
as well as rare and
unusual antiques. Nearly'
every category :is
presented with boQks,
glass, pottery, paintings,
Shrugs, jewelry, furniture,
architectural items, and,
much, much mdre.
HOURS: 10:30 5:30
Wednesday Sunday
7018 Hwy. 98
Beacon Hill, FL
Big pink house with greenhouse
I mile east of the lime change.


Every Friday at 7 p.m.
82 Commerce St.

Wade Cfark


Cof. q'ade andPauda C(ark
Bus. Lic. BAB0001239
Auc. Lit. AU1737
Auc Lic. aAU1743
2tc 11I/ 17

YARD WORK. After school and
Saturday. Will work to YOUR satis-
faction. Call 227-7251 or 227-1315
and ask for Jeff Player.
If the days are getting .too short
and if the work is getting too much,
just call Donna. Will be glad to clean
your house. 647-3683, thank you for
calling. 2tc I 1/10
29 Years Experience
7229 Deerhaven Road. P.C., ,, _,

All Forms of Insurance
322 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe <
Phone 229-8899


Faye's Nail &
Tanning Salon
Cernified Nail Technician ...
1905 Long Ave., Port St. Joe
Wolff Tanning System Call for Appt.

'84 Chevette, well maintained, de-
pendable, auto, a/c, .648-4553 or
648-8860. R Itc 11/17
1989 Ford Aerostar, 3.0 liter V-6 en-'
gine, p/s, pp/b, a/c, a/t, & am/fm
cass. Clean vehicle, no rust. This ve-
hicle has been serviced every 3,000
miles. Call 648-5363. ltp 11/17
Jeep Wrangler, 4 wheel drive, auto-
matic, 88, excel. cond.. call Tari, 229-
6201. 2tp 11/17
i'93 CHEVY S10 Tahoe pkg V6, 24k
mil., like newly AM/FM cass., call 229-
6961. Itc 11/17
'94 JEEP WRANGLER 4 cyl., warran-
ty, financing, Ik mrnil.. 4x4, AM/FM,.
call 229-6961. Itc 11/17
1987 Chevrolet Cavalier, good condi-
tion, asking $1.325. Call 229-6438.
2tc 11/10

1992 Chevrolet pickup, 1500 Silvera-
do, loaded. Clean, I owner, like new.
Call 1-800-800-9894. tfc 11/10
1979 Ford Custom 100 truck, 289 V-
8, 4 spd, new tires, new motor, less
than 30,000 miles, runs great. $1,200
obo. 647-3497 after 6 p.m. tfc 1 1/3
'88 Mazda 626LX 5 spd, power sun-
roof, brakes, windows & locks, tinted
windows, tilt steering, recent tires,
cruise control, runs great. $3,000
obo. 647-3497 alter 6 p.m. tfc 11/3

30' aluminum boat trailer, 2 axle, re-
cent tires, 51.400. Call evenings, 229-
S6383. 2tp I1/17

6 cyl. CheTrolet Mercruiser outdrive,
rebuilt, other marine parts. 648-4081
after 5 CST. 2tc 11/17
'87 17'7' Sling Shot bass boat, 2
depth finders, '91 Mecury 150 hp
XR4. Many extras, $7,000. Call 227-
1568 after 5 p.m. 4tc 10/27
White City, anytime, 827-2902.
tfc 11/3

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

Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday. 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 4:00 p.m. &
Thurs.. 8:00 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. meetings at Ist United
Methodist Church. PSJ
Sunday meetings at Big Barn
Flea Market


Independent Sales Representatt e
211 Alien Memodial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460

Offie lcate 1/ milfr i
C30A n Cae Sa Bla Roa

: Let us do the caring while you're away
Fully Insured
Serving Port St. Joe & Surrounding Areas (904) 229-1065


SCleaning Service

- Ui ,dJOE JOHNSON. Owner

S- LIC # RF0051042
ER 0011618

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821

LUsed Cars and Trucks. Local and out-
of-state vehicles. Two locations to.'
Serve you. MNlayhann Motor, Port St. ,
Joe, 229-6584. Mayhann Used Cars. '
Wcwahitchka. 639-5810. tfc 11/3

2 bedroom house for rent, $250
month, plus deposit. Wewahltchka.
639-2511. lte 11/17
Furnished trailer for rent, large kit..
liv. rm, den area with sleep sofa and
daybed. I bedroom. Washer/dryer,
microwave & TV. 648-4170.
Slt 11/17
Two bedroom, I bath mobile home In
Highland View. $250 mo., $150 se-
curity deposit. No pets. 647-3264.
tic 11/10

Small guest house, pool side, 1/2
block from beach, utility, cable in-
cluded. furnished or unfurnished.
$300 month. Deposit and references
required. 229-2626-leave message.
Itc 11/17

Two bedroom, I bath unfurnished du-
plex to responsible party. References
required. $350 month, $150 deposit.
647-3253 or 648-8555. 2tp 11 / 10
Twvo .and three bedroom mobile
homes. No pets. 648-8211. tfe 11/3
Moss Creek Apts., 200 Amy Circle,
WVewahitchka. Affordable living for low
,& middle income families. 639-2722.
Rent 1 BR $260; 2 BR $285. Cen.
heat & air. Blinds, carpeting. stove &
refrigerator. Equal opportunity hous-
ing. Hearing impaired 4904-472-
3952. ,. 91c 11/3
2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 400' off Gulf.
$475 month. Deposit required. 647-
3461 evenings. tfc 10/27
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. tfc 1/3
12'x40' furnished trailer. Call 648-
5306. tfc 11/3

Car Cleaning Service. Call Rick
Hathcock, 227-7438. Wash, Wax,
Vacuum, $25. 4tp 11/10
1008 McClellan Ave.
Call 227-1350 or 229-8522
!iC 8,1

New Construction

W Weather Tight
T Construction

C Licensed & Insured
rC RRC-.6.'690
Kevin O'Neill, Owner 229-8635
tic 10 6

We Buy, Pawn, Sell or Trade

Indian Swamp Campground -
Hvwy. C-387. Howard Creek

Wauneta's Accounting
: & Income Tax

Wauneta Brewer- St. Joe Beach

5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
St;Joe Rent-All
iFirst St. 227-2112

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


Reliable cleaning person with excel-
lent references available for evening
Job. Call 227-2135 after 9 p.m.
4tp 11/3

Barbara K. Miner, LCSW, ACSW
U[ Clutic.5ll-,A.>l 'orker Ltrwn i.S%.OX-2721
518.A First St. Evenings & Sat. by Appt.
Port St. Joe. FL (904) 229-1018
tic 11/"3

Backhloe work. dozer work. root
rake front-end louder iot cleOring
septic TOnks. drain fields, fill dirt
I1l 2 BoxAIC Port St Joe
Phone 229-6018

220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
New &6 U.aI Clothing for the Entire
Fanill. .ccessorti5es and Misc. Items.
Hour. 10 .am. 6 p.m. Wed. 10 a m.
-1 p.m. Closed Sunday ": i.

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

A Gift Shopzfor
CHILDREN of al! Ages
Books *,Toys ..* etc.
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636

Small Engine Repair

awn Mowers
Weed Eaters '.
S.. Chain Saws i
Generators '
" 'S *Pumps .
i Tillers '
S Go-Karts

328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe

Warehouses, smajl and large. some
v.Ith office. suitable for small busi-
ness, 229-6200 tc 11/3
No need for wet. carpets. Dry clean
them with HOST. Use rooms right
away. Rent. machine. St. Joe Furnt-
"ture, 227-1251. thru 12/94

517 4th St. DUPLEX
Central heat/air, 2 bdrm.. I
ba.. stove, refrig.. $295 month
plus utilities. 227-5443
One month deposit &
lease required.
tic 11/3

Beachfront, Beacon Hill, one bdrm.. I
1/2 ba.. furnished townhouse. $525
month. Call Parker Realty at Mexico
Beach, 648 5777. tfc 11/3

The Phantry Hotel. Rooms- Prnate
baths or dormitory style. DailN or
weekly rates. 302 Reid Ave. Port St.
Joe, 229-9000. tfc 11/3
Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tapper
Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable hous-
ing for the elderly and the handi-
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy .
efficient const.. handicapped equip-,
ped apts.. available. Sto\e & refrig.
furn., fully carpeted, I bdrm., apts..
on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity Housing Com-
plex. Rent is based on income.
This complex is funded by the Farm-
ers Home Admirdnistration and man-
aged by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
tfc 11/3

PINE RIDGE APTS., (9041 227-7451.
Rents starting at $225.00 per mo. Af-
fordable Living for low to middle in-
come families. Featuring 1, 2 & 3
bedroom apts. with cen. h&a. energy
saving appliances, patios & outside
storage. For heanng impaired call
(904) 472-3952. Equal Housing Op-
portunity. tfc 11/3
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig., cen. h&a, screen porch. car-
port & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, sto\e
& refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm, ch&a, dish-
washer & stove. fully carpeted. No
* Small 2 bdrm. home. auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.

Two bedroom fur-
nished apartment, $325
per month. Call George
Duren at 229-8398.
tfc 1 1/3

Lisa Given has two child care
slots open, 7-7 M-F. For more infor-
mation call 227-1467. tfc 11/3

All Types Roofing
30 years experience
Lie. lRB0030039. RC 0038936
"Where Quality Is Higher
Than Price"

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

MC, ,lltIG MAKING ,'EEDitllG
C.J.'S Lawn
Serving MeXico Beach, St. Joe
Beocr,& Port St Joe
S" Will Work for /VOU .
Mexico Beach, FL *
(904) 648-8492

2'9 ContInuous Years of'
Automotive Body Repair
RebuildiWrecks Body
& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Yotir Body Work
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229

3 family, yard sale, 1306 McClellan
Ave., Sat, Nov. 19, 8-12. Two Infant
car seats, : Itoddler car seat. grl's
baby clothes, children's clothing, la-
dies' clothes & shoes & much more.
Itp 11/17

Yard Sale: Saturday. Nov. 19, 8:00 -
12:00. 1606 Garrison Ave. Several
families, rain cancels. Itp 11/17
3 family Garage Sale: 301 20th Street. -
Saturday, Nov. 19. 8 a.. 4 p.m.
ILe 11/17

Yard Sale: Saturday. Nov. 19, 8 a m. -
noon. 229 Balboa St., St. Joe Beach.
S"I tc 1 1 /17'

Baby bed and lots of miscellaneous
items. 603 16th St.. Saturday, 8-12.
Bad weather cancels. Itp I 1/17
Yard Sale: 603 Long Ave., 8:00 until.
Dishes, furniture, toys, plants, baby
clothes, and misc. Rain cancels.
1tc 11/17 ,

106 2nd Ave., Oak Grove, PSJ
HOURS: Tues. Sat. 8 a m. 5 p.m.
Children & Baby Items, New & used
MISC. ITEMS, Tools, crafts
furniture, etc.

$30- $200.00Lots. f

anywhere. Coe.se u.

i -- Si [ I-- rl !-..

Call 227-1278 to place yours. S3.50
for first insertion, S2.00 a week for ,
consecutive runs, plus 5c per word
for all over 20.

;.'. Port St. Joe Lodge No. 11
"J ".G,. Reg. Stated ComrTuunication
I1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month. 8:00 p.m.. Masonic Hall.
214 Reid Ave.
Jim Mannon. W.M.
Bill Jordon. Sec.
thru /94

All T}pe Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service

T.L.C. Lawn Service
All Types of Yard Work
Call 229-6435
i I I e i" I I

. St.-Joe Rent-All Inc. I

Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty center,,,I

Lawnmowers I
Weedeaters a .
j* Tillers *
Chain sa s !i
,"* Generators I
*- Engine Sales

706 1st St.-St. Joe -
227-2112 I

Harmhon's Heavy Equipment Co.
Specializing In Black Top Soil
648-8924 or 648-5767 if no answer


No Job Too Big .. .
.... Or Too Small
Licensed & Insured 904/639-5368'
Pd. thon 12/


Garage Sale: Friday and Saturday,
Nov. 18 & 19. 8:00 to 1:00 cst, Mis-
cellaneous kitchen items, Christmas
decorations, play pen & much more.
5448 Americus Ave. (between Canal &
Bay Streets), St. Joe Beach. Itp 11/17
Big Book Sale at Big Barn. Good se-
lection from the 30's, 40's and 50's
from a Panama City estate. Priced
from 50. Saturday only.
Itc 11/17

3 Family yard Sale. Saturday, 8:00 -
2:00. Corner of Bay & Georgia, St. Joe
Beach. Large ladies' clothes (like
new). Very nice baby girl's clothes up
to a size 2, and lots of rrusc. Rain can-
cels. Itp 1 1/17
Yard Sale: Saturday. 8-2, 201 7th St.,
Highland View. Baby items and
clothes, glassware, silver, coats, jack-
ets, sweaters, etc. Itp 11/17
Flea Market and Bake Sale, Fellow-
ship Hall, First United Methodist
Church, Nov. 19, 8:00 a.m. till.
106 Second A\e., Oak Grove. Lots of
misc. items. Friday Saturday 8 -5.
4tc 11/3

Garage Sale: Saturday, Nov. 19 for
Faith Chnsuan School Building Fund.
,9 a.m. I p.m. at Faith Chnstian
School. 20th St. Rain cancels.




PAG~/ESO7. 1994

Part-time maintenance man, 20
,. hours a week. Call 229-6353 or apply,
at 800 Tapper Drive.. tfc 11/17
Excellent opportunity: Large insu-
rance corporation has ,outstanding
opening for a sales representative. In-
dividual must be a local resident with
managerial ability, and ambition.
Business or sales background helpful.
In requesting personal interview;
please call (904) 265-1574 between
8:00 and 4:00 p.m. Equal Opporturni-
ty Employer. M/F/H/V. 2tp 11/17
The City ofPort St. Joe will be accept-
ing applications for the following posi-
tion at the Public Works:
Starting salary, $5.91/hr.
Application and job descriptions may
be picked up and returned to the Mu-
nicipal Building, 305 Fifth Street, be-
ginning Thursday, Nov. 17 Dec. 2,
1994, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.,
Monday Friday.
The City of Port St. Joe enforces a
-' Drug-Free Workplace Policy and is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
/s/ Jim Maloy, City Auditor-Clerk
2tc 11/17

Need help to scrape, brush and paint
house. Flexible hours. Call 229-6387.
2tc 1 1/17

One cook and two dietary aides. Apply
in person, Bay St. Joseph Care Cen-
ter, 220 9th St., Port St. Joe.
tfc 11/10

- a division of National HealthCorp L.P.
: St. Joseph Telecommunications is
currently receiving applications for
*'< Central Office Serviceman posi-
S tlons. To be considered for these posi-
Lions an applicant must have (a) sat-
isfactorily completed the following
courses of study thereby preparing
.;, themselves to be competent in the
S:, principles, standards, and techniques
taught in the courses, or (b) a work
..* background In a position requiring
:* the knowledge and skills gained
through work experience and job elat-
ed training equal to that offered by
.. these courses:
Basic Electricity: AC and DC,
*. Basic Electronics
Fiber Optics Fundamentals
Data Communications Fundamentals
Analog Transmission Principles
Digital Transmission Principles
Qualified applicants may be given a
comprehensive test to evaluate their
S". understanding and knowledge of the
technical and general areas required
to perform the duties of a Central Of-
S ice Serviceman.
Applications/resumes should be sub-
mitted to:
St. Joseph Telecommunications
Administrative Serviies
P. 0. Box 220
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
For additional information you may
write to the above address or call
(904) 229-7212.
PLOYER- 2tc 11/10

A Florida Head Start is recruiting a
Family Service Worker for its Head
Start centers In Gulf and Calhoun
counties. Minimum qualifications are
a high school diploma with experience
In case management or experience
working with at-risk families. Must
*.- possess excellent record keeping abill-
ty. Ability to work cooperatively with
families and community resource per-
sonnel is essential. Valid Florida driv-
er's license a must. Responsibilities
include recruiting, enrolling, assisting
families in receiving social services
and participating In Implementing a
strong parent involvement program.-
Traveling between the two counties is
required. Submit application/resume
to North Florida Head Start. P.O. Box
988, Wewahitchka. FL 32465. Closing
date: November 18, 1994. Equal Op-
portunity Employer. 2tc I1/10

Needed: Applications being accepted
for resident manager and operators of
RV park in Northwest Florida. Man
and wife team preferably. Send re-
sume to: 1707 Montgomery Hwy.,
Suite 125, Dothan, AL 36303.
9tc 1 1/3

Real estate office person. licensed de-
sired but not required. Full time, male
or female. Rosasco Realty, 227-1774.
S- tfc 10/27.

. :-.- lure person now in PORT ST. JOE,
S area. Regardless of experience, write
W. A. Hopkins, Box 711, Ft. Worth,
'.. TX 76101. 4tc 10/27

Wanted- Attractive, adventurous, ar-,
ticulate female with valid drivers' li-
S cense to drive for older gentleman. -
S Send hand written reply to: 400 Jet-
frey Dr., Apt. 300-8, Port St. Joe, FL
~. = ; 6tp 11/10

.Due to shutdown we have lost some
help. Versatile person with excellent
mechanical ability to work in Port St.
Joe over 40 hours available. Pat, 912-
S 432-9316. tfc 11/3

Part-time people for some evening and
weekend work in Port St. Joe, 912-
-432-9316. tfc 11/3

*Tyree's Restaurant now hiring experi-
enced night cook. Apply within.
S '- tfc 11/3

The Gulf County School Board is an-
nouncing a job opening for a School
Psychologist. The position will be for
Port St. Joe area schools. Applica-
tions are available at the School
Board office. ,Gulf County School
Board is, an equal opportunity em-
ployer. ... tfc 9/15

RN's and LPN's day or night shift
available. Apply in person, Bay St. Jo-
seph Care Center, 220.9th St., Port
St. Joe. tfc lrj/3

CNA's needed for all shifts. Training
available. Apply in person at Bay St.
Joseph Care Center, 220 Ninth St.,
Port St. Joe. tfc 11/3.

Bedroom furniture, living room furni-
ture, Hoover upright. Call 648-4492.
Itp 11/17

5-pc. bedroom suite includes 4 draw-
er dresser, 6 drawer dresser w/
cablonet centered hutch. Dresser has
mirror, light & 3 shelves on each side.
Headboard has mirror, light; small
shelves on each side. Queen size mat-
tress & box spring, bought in Febru-
ary. excellent condition. $400 obo.
Call 227-1744. work, ask for Merri. or
229-6604. Itc 11/17

Nordic track, bought new Feb. '94 for
$469.90. Used very little, will sell for
$300. Call 227-7313. 3tc 11/17

New Cozy Leisure-Pedic electric ad-
justable bed (twin), easy rolling cast-
ers, also massage unit, cost new
$1,710. Will sell for $850. More info.,
call 229-6858 anytime. 2tp 11/17

Living room suite bought in Italy,
$300 obo; wicker shelf unit $15.
Lamp, $10, Insulated patio glass door
drape, $10. 639-3525. 2tc 1 1/17

Small travel trailer, $200: bunk beds,
$100: ski machine $65; entire original
Star Trek TV series collection, plus
the 6 movies. $975. Call 227-2103.
3tc 11/10

Name brand hand bags and wallets at
affordable prices. 229-2797.
7tc 11/10

Port St. Joe Western Auto now hon-
oring entire Panama City Western
Auto company store advertised sale
prices. 227-1105. 219 Reid Ave.
rfc 11/3

55 gal. fish aquarium on closed-in
wooden stand. Has 2 dual action pow-
ered whisper filters, under gravel filter
system, and 2 large Oscars. Call 227-
3409 after 7:00 p.m. Itp 11/17

Port St. Boe Western Auto now honor-
ing Panama City Western Auto Co.
store advertised tirg sale prices. Com-
puterized WHEEL ALIGNMENT. Sears
Card now at Port St. Joe Western
Auto. Discover TOOl 227-1105.
tfe 11/3

Dishwasher. stovetop oven, oven
hood, refrigerator, gas furnace, win-
dows, ceiling fans, light fixtures, in-
terior doors. Call 229-8183 after 5:00.
2tc 1 1/10

Western Auto Special. Computer spin
balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 11/3

FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
tfc 11/3

Craftsman tools and Die Hard bat-
teries are available now at Western
Auto Store, 219 Reid Ave. 227-1105.
tfc 11/3

BAHAMA CRUISEI 5 days/4 nights,
Underbookedl Must sell $279/
couple. Limited tickets. (407) 767-
8100 ext. 2269. Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m. 10
p.m. 4tp 11/17

I, Dorothy Lynn Gliem Logue, will no
longer be responsible for any bills oth-
er than my own, as of November 15,
1994. 3ic 11/17

1, Tracy Diane (Wood) Gray, am not
responsible for any debts other than
my own. November 8, 1994.
3tp 11/10

Palomino gelding, 15.1 hands. 4 years
old, double registered AQHA/THBA,
extra gentle for beginner or child. Su-
per trail horse. 904-827-6812, let
phone ring. 2tc 11/17

FREE puppies to good home, 2 female
black. Father black lab. mother gold-
en retriever. Call Jenny. 647-4047.
2tc I 1/10

If discount store dry dogfoods don't
provide the stamina your dog needs,
229-2727 about HAPPY JACK PRO-
BRED MEAT RATIoN enriched formu-
la. SOY FREE, NO BHT or ethox-
qitins. 12tc 9/29

FOOD: Specifically formulated for
hunting dogs, field competitions, and
growing pups. BARFIELD LAWN &
GARDEN, 229-2727. lOtc 9/22

UKC rat terrier pups, $125 and tree-
. ing feist, $150. Call 648-5306.

S, t o. .tfc .n-

Companionh/sitter will care for
your elderly loved one. Excellent refer-
ences. NO invalids. Call Deborah at
763-7882. ltc 11/17
Mature young lady going to
school Tuesday and Thursday looking
for work inside or out.. Anything with
a smile, Call Nancy 229-8230.

Mother of two children seeks 3 bed-
room home in Port St. Joe area ASAP.
HUD providing assistance. Please'
leave message at 229-8060.
ltc 11/17

Roommate seeking professional non-
smoker to share furnished 2 bedroom
apartment on Mexico Beach, $225
mo. plus 1/2 utilities. Call 763-7882,
ask for Deborah.R I t 11/17

Wanted to Buy: Used 5 6 ft heavy.-
duty disk for tractor. Call 229-6343
after 6:00 or 229-8997 7:30 5:30.
tfc 10/20

Consignments Wanted for
Wade Clark Auctions
229-9282 or 653-2563
AB1239 AU 1737
Col. Wade Clark 1/17

2o 11/17

For Sale by Owner: Log home. 3
bdrm., 2 1/2 bath, LR, DR, kitchen
w/pantry & bar. 24x36' family room,
2 car garage w/shop area, on 3 lots in
Wewahitchka, $150,000. 639-251 -1.
Itc l1/17

For Sale by Owner: 3 bdrm., 2 ba.
brick home, energy efficient, alum.
trim, w/income property package in-
cludes 3 rental houses, 2 mobile
homes, & large barn on 18 lots in We-
wahitchka, $250,000. 639-2511.
Ite 11/17

Monument Avenue, 4 bedroom, 3
bath. Call 229-8183 after 5:00.
2tc 11/10

1/2 acre lot off 386 on Cemetery Road
with septic tank, well, electric, and
trailer that needs repairs. Owner fi-
nancing with down payment. Very
reasonable. Call evenings, 648-4526.
"Handyman Special" 3 bdrm., 2 bath
shell house, beautiful 1/2 acre. C-30
south Cape San Bias area. Reasona-
bly priced. Financing available. 227-
7506. 9tc 11 /3

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 producing.
Three business units downstairs and
a managers apartment, Four hotel
rooms w/full baths upstairs. 24 cli-
mate-controlled mini-storage units
upstairs and down. Best location in,
town for detail outlets. Call 1-800-
800-9894. tfc 11/3

For Sale by Owner: 1.4 acres at Sim-
mons Bayou, close to golf courses,
town and beaches. Call 229-2708, af-
ter 5 p.m. tfc 11/3

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.
tfe 11/3

3 bdrm., I ba. home. Ceiling fans.
new carpet, wallpaper, cen. air cond..
stor. shed & more. Friendly, quiet
neighborhood, Westcott Circle.
$58,000. 904'-227-1313. tfc 11/3

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.
tfc 11/3

Owner financing. High and dry, 5 acre
homesite, 240 ft. well, septic, work-
shop, I 1/2 mile N. Dead Lakes Pk.
647-3581. tfc 11/3

Half acre lots for sale, Hwy. 386,
Overstreet, Creekview Subd., $500
down. $96.48 per month, 120
months. Call and leave message. 229-
6031. tfc 1/3

1029 McClellan Ave., PSJ, for Sale
by Owner: Completely remodeled. 3,
bdrm. (I sm., I bath, Fla. rm., new
roof, carpet, cen. ac/h, wiring, plumb-
ing, etc. Well w/auto. sprinkler sys-
tem, fenced in backyard, reduced to
$54,000 obo. By appt. only. 229-
6861. tfc ll/3

1/2 acre lot with septic tank, $9,500.
Overstreet Road. Owner financing,
227-2020. ask for Billy. t c 11/3

LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery Road.
I mile off Overstreet Road, 9 miles
south of Wewa. Owner financing. Call
229-6961. tfc 11/3

Call 227-1278 to
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We'll All

My hat'is off to the old he-coon from Lakeland today who I think said
somewhere in the millions of words that was his campaign that he was a
remnant of cracker history or something. This cracker often misunder-
stands that cracker, but it fits.
I just hope the he-coon remnant and most of the big dally newspa-
pers of Florida who helped mightily to give him four more years realize
there has been a revolution in Florida and the country. Otherwise, like
Sen. Ted Kennedy and President; Bill Clinton, they're going to be lonely
out there flailing away for liberal causes and the middle class voters are
going to have to do this all over again.
Make no mistake about it. There was a revolution. The Florida Sen-
ate is no longer homespun cracker. It's modern Republican outright, 21
to 19. And the Florida House is so closely split 63 Democrats to 57 Re-
publicans that conservative Democrats and Republicans have control.
According to my capitol sources, the deal has already been struck to
allow St. Petersburg Democrat Peter Wallace to become speaker at reor-
ganization Nov. 22 In exchange for a better split with Republicans of
committee appointments. There could easily be a coalition. But why
bother? Wallace. incidentally, paid maverick Democrat Rep. Randy Mack-
ev, of Lake City. a visit last week. I bet Mackey, who ran against Wallace
for speaker, got some help on his school prayer bill that he will re-
introduce again.
"I guess what we will do is se"e how well the Republicans do with the
responsibility of leadership," said outgoing Senate President Pat Thomas
of Quincy, who lost his dream in' the election of having a full two-terms
as president. He split it with Republican Sen. Ander Crenshaw when the
Senate was 20-20 in membership'.
Surprisingly, that split presidency seemed to have worked. Both sen-
ators got things done for Florida. Most voters are hoping he-coon Chiles
is willing to meet the upcoming conservative legislature half way to -pre-
vent four years of gridlock.
There is room for compromise on such things as welfare reform,
more prisons and boot camps, even school prayer and health insurance,
subsidies for the poor. There is no real reason except political pride and
vanity why bi-partisan action can't be taken on those subjects. -
The nitty-gritty one of course is going to be taxes, Politicians (Chiles
included) are going to have, to realize tax money doesn't grow on trees
and isn't their God-given right to have in abundance. No more millionaire
politicians wallowing around like hogs in public campaign funds. Even
super-liberal Ted Kennedy had td sell his Virginia home to pay for his re-
election campaign. '
Chiles wants to take what he calls tax reform directly to the people
through the constitutional amendment process which may become easier
now that voters have lifted the multiple subject ban that the supreme
court has used often to keep amendments off the ballot.
Chiles wants to tax many now exempt services to broaden the tax
base while at the same time reducing school property taxes. Sounds nice
huh? It isn't. It's just another tax grab for more and bigger, not less gov-
ernment. If he can keep it just between he and the people of Florida,
there may not be gridlock in the'legislature. Such a proposal is going to
be dead in the water in both the House and Senate.
Last week's election had reminders,of the Graham-Cracker ticket
that gave now U. S. Sen. Bob Graham his first term as governor of Flori-
da. Graham, a liberal Democratic state senator, from Miami, chose North
Florida's Rep. Wayne Mixson, a Marianna democrat and a real conserva-
tive cracker, as his running mate for that race. They won handily.
This time Graham campaigned hard in the closing week before the
election with Lakeland cracker dhiles and was, probably the main reason
the old he-coon got his bare 75.600 vote majority that, he is going to call
a, mandate for four more years of foolishness.
An interesting statistic of the race was that Chiles lost to Bush in
North Florida, the Panhandle, Central Florida, and West Florida which
make up what most folk figure is cracker country. e won primarily on
the Southeast Florida Gold Coast, including votie-rch Broward, Palm
Beach, and Dade counties.
Another interesting statistic: is that the ban against net fishing in
coastal Florida waters was passed by a 72 to 28.percent margin, mostly
in Central and South Florida. Itlwas defeated in only 22 of 67 counties,
all located in North Florida, :

K' /;~~W~ A

BID NO. 9495-03
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
stoners of Gulf County, Florida will receive sealed
bids from any person, company, or corporation in-
terested in corstructing the following project.
Plans and specificanons -an be obtained by
calling Preble-Rish, Inc 326 Reid Avenue, Port St.
Joe, Florida 32-156 Telephone (904) 227-7200.
Costs for plans and specificauons will be $100.00
per set and Is non-refundable. Checks should be
made payable to Preble-Rish, Inc.
Delivery date must be specified
Bids will be received until 5.00 p.m., E.S.T.,
Tuesday, November 22, 1994 at the Gulf County
Clerk of the Circuit Court's Office. 1000 Fifth
Street. Port SL Joe. Florida 32456. and will be
opened and read aloud on Tuesday. November 22.,
1991, at 6:15 p.m. E ST ALL BIDS SHOULD BE
The Owner has the right to waive any infor-
malites or to reject any or all bids. Each bidder
must deposit his/her security in the amount. rorrri
and subject to the conditions provided in the Infor-
mation to Bidders Sureties used for obtaining
bonds must appear as acceptable according to the
Department of Treasury Circular 570.
No bids will be considered unless the bidder
Is properly qualified to submit a proposal for this
construction in accordance with all applicable
laws of the State of Florida This shall include evi-
dence of holding a current license applicable to the
type of work being undertaken. In addition, bid-
ders shall show evidence of having qualified with
the Secretary of State to do business in Florida
BY: /s/ Michael L Hammond, Chairman
2tc Nov 10 and 17. 1994

CASE NO 94-293
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a
Final Judgement of Foreclosure dated the 7th day
of November. 1994. in Case No 91-293 of the Cir
cult Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, in
and for Gulf County. Florida. in which DAVID J
ROCHE is the Plaintiff and MICHAEL W. KIL-
are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest bid

der, for cash, at the front door of the Gulf County
Courthouse in Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 a.m:
(Eastern Standard Time) on the 7th day of Decem-
her, 1994, the following described property.
Lots 10 (10). Twelve (12) and Fourteen
(14), in Block Nine (9) of the City of Port
St. Joe, Florida, according to the official
map on file in the office of the Clerk of Cir-
cult Court, Gulf County, Flonda.
DATED THIS 7th day of November, 1994'
Clerk of Circuit Court
Gulf County, Florida
by: /s/Tonya Knox, Deputy. Clerk "
2tc Nov. 10 and 17, 1994

BID NO. 9495-04
The Gulf County Board of County Commis
sioners of Gulf County. Florida will receive sealed
bids from any person, company. or corporation in-
terested in contracting with Gull County for its
purchase of
One (1) used chip trailer. 40 feet In length
preferred Full frame Swing tail gate. hinged at
the top. open top. bumper must meet St Joe
Paper Co tipping requirements Tandem axle.
drop lardirg gear. Dayton wheels, tubeless tires.
air brakes. Safety lights Trailer must meet DOT
specifications Seller must warrant trailer in good.
serviceable condition. Bid price includes dellenr.
Further information on this bid can be ob-
Lained from the Gulf County Solid Waste Depart-
ment. 1001 lOh Street. Port SL Joe. Florida be-
twoon theo hours of 8:00 a.m. 4 pm.. E.S T.,
Monday Lhru Friday 19011 227-3696.
Delivery date must be specified
Please indicate on envelope that this is a
SEALED BID. the BID NUMBER, and what the bid
Is for.
Bids will be received unul 5 00 pm EST.
December 13. 1994 at the Office of the Clerk of
Circuit Court. Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Fifth
Street. Port SL Joe. Florida 32456. The Board re
serves the right to reject any and all bids.
BY: /s/ Michael L Hammond. Chairman
Attest: /s/ Benny C. Lister. Clerk
2tc November 17arnd 24. 1994
Notice is hereby gien that the Gulf County Sher-
fits Office has abandoned and unclaimed property
with no Identifiable owners Property that is not
claimed will be con erted to goerrinment use or
sold at public sale b' compeltiine bid. Anyone hav-
ing clams to said property must contact the Gulf
County Shenfis Ocfie no later than December 2.
3tc November 17.24 ard December I. 1994


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


Cape San Bias Cape Dunes Subdivision. -780 feet
to beautiful beach, secluded area. Completely fur-
nished 2 bdrm., 2 ba. house. Popular vacation unit
.with large deck and Florida room. $84,900. Assumable
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by Jack Harper

Do we have another Florida or what?
A sidelight to that vote was that liberal and highly Democratic Leon
County was the only one of 21 Panhandle counties between the Suwan-
nee River and Choctawhatchee Bay to vote for the ban.
Many folk in this section of our other Florida are bitter about it.
"Seems to me the state should be divided in two. If they don't want
nets in Dade County that's the way it should be. But they shouldn't take
away our jobs." said Apalachicola fisherman Lynn McClain.

THE MONEY: Gov. Lawton Chiles got the biggest amount $2.5 mil-
.lion of the $12.7 million the state doled out to 17 politicians who quali-
fied under the public campaign finance law that he sponsored and the
Florida Supreme Court approved this year.
The Infusion of state money helped Chiles defeat Jeb Bush who
called the public money "welfare for politicians." Bush and Republican
winner of the Secretary of State's race. Sandra Mortham, were the only
* statewide candidates who refused the public money.
Candidates for governor and six Cabinet posts raised more than
$34.5 million. They spent more than $30.3 million on their campaigns
through Nov. 3. according to the state elections office. Republican Jim
Smith received $1.1 million for his races for governor and agriculture
commissioner. After Chiles and Srnilth, the top recipients of public money
were In the governor's race: former Sen. Ander Crenshaw, $1 million;
outgoing Insurance Commissioner Tom Gallagher, $642,167; and Talla-
hassee trial lawyer Ken Conner, $634,684.
AMENDMENTS: The only proposed constitutional amendment voted
down last week would have allowed widespread casino gambling in Flori-
da. It had the most financing at $16.7 million but less support than any
of the four proposals that passed, losing overwhelmingly with only 38
percent of the vote.
Easily passing was an amendment to limit fishing nets in coastal wa-
ters by a 72 to 28 percent margin. Other citizen initiatives approved by
voters would move the beginning of the regular session of the Florida
Legislature from February to March, limit the annual growth. in state
spending to average personal income growth, and lift the requirement on
proposed amendments to cover only one subject.
THAT WORD AGAIN: Administrators at Florida A & M University
have suspended white assistant professor Gerald Gee for Iwo weeks with-
out pay because he used the "n----- word in a public relations class last
year in an effort to challenge students to stop complaining and to do bet-
Gee received a certified letter from FAMU President Frederick Hum-
phries that he will be restricted from teaching- classes from Nov. 21
through Dec. 2. Humphries had earlier decided that. Gee was 'to -lose his
job, but that was overturned by the Florida Board of Regents. The case
has received national publicity.


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