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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: March 16, 1995
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
 Notes
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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FIFTY-SEVENTH


STRY DEEP WATER PORT FINE PEOPLE SAFEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA


YEAR, NUMBER 31


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1995


County Applying for Flood Disaster Funds


Reject the Bids for Road

Paving; All Are Too High


..........


Bridge Deto
Progress became evident on paving
of roads approaching Port St. Joe with
the closing of the main roadway on
Highway 98 at Depot Creek. five miles
west of Port St. Joe this week.
According to George Roberts,
spokesman for the C. W. Roberts Con-
tracting Company, prime contractor for
the job, the detour re-routes traffic on
the highway over a newly-constructed
temporary bridge, while a new structure


ur Erected on


is being built, crossing the creek.
After the new bridge is built, High'-
way 98 will be resurfaced from Port St.
Joe to the Franklin County line.
Meanwhile, a second paving project
the re-building and re-surfacing of
Highway 71 from the eastern city limits
to White City has gotten underway,
also.
Crews are on the job doing prelimi-


Highway 98
nary work in preparation to the actual
surfacing of the road, which should be-
gin within two months. Again, according
to Roberts who also has the contract for'
re-surfacing Highway 71, .the road will
be widened by two feet on each side be-
fore the final paving cover is applied.
Both projects are the responsibility
of the Florida Department of Transpor-
tation.


Nemours to Sell. Joe Pediarc Climcic
Nemours Foundation, an operator of not-for-profit pediatric health care facilities in Florida and Delaware, this week confirmed that It is ex-
panding its role in pediatric specialty care In Florida, and trimming Its role in pediatric primary care in Florida by transferring ownership of 10
primary care clinics in Eastpoint, Marianna. DeFuniak Springs. Clewiston, La Belle. Macclenny. Green Cove Springs and Jacksonville.
According to Chip Cover, a spokesman with the Nemours Foundation in Jacksonville, the Port St. Joe Clinic's primary care pediat-
ric clinic's ownership will be transferred to another medical group if current negotiations are successful.
'"We anticipate these primary care practices will continue to serve their communities, but under direct ownership." said W. Jeff Wadsworth.
General Manager of The Nemours Foundation. Mr. Wadsworth confirmed that discussions are underway with both private and public entities
about transferring the ownership of the practices, as well as locating new specialty care facilities. "We will be expanding our operation in Ft.
Meyers, and also opening a new facility in western Florida," Mr. Wadsworth said.


ing funds had been waived.
Cambric concurred there was
no previous knowledge the pre-
applications would be awarded
from, or that funding would be
made available at 100%, rather
than 75/25 matching funds.
The Board appointed Larry
Wells as the designated staffer to
head Gulf County's task force to
draw up a Hazard Mitigation plan
and assist ARPC in applying for
Hazard Mitigation grants.
REJECT ROAD PAVING
BIDS
The Board unanimously re-
jected all bids for the Secondary
Road and Bridge Fund paving
project after the bids received
came in considerably above the
$350,000 available through the
road paving funds.
Three bids were received for
road paving services with Florida
Asphalt and paving Co. entering
the low bid at $599,161. Panhan-
dle Grading and Paving was the
second lowest bidder at
$627,040, and Gulf Asphalt bid
$647,976.18.
Commissioner Warren Yeager
asked the Board If anyone had
heard from C. W. Roberts Con-
struction, wondering if they might
be trying to make a point by not
bidding the road work. Comm.
Billy Traylor' reasoned saying he
hoped any contractor wouldn't
decide against bidding work in
Gulf County because of publicity
they might receive in area news-
papers.
The Board discussed looking
over the list of roads to be paved,
possibly cutting some of them.
before the project is re-bid.
Approved Billing Agreement
for.WewaAmbtulance.Service .-
The Board entered into an
agreement with North Florida
Medical Centers, Inc. to furnish
billing, collections, and account-
ing services necessary for the We-
wahltchka Ambulance Service to
charge for services rendered.
Wewa's service is currently
under agreement with NFMC to
furnish a doctor as 'director of the
ambulance service as required by
state law. The billing proposal will
(See REJECT on Page 3)


Commission

Dismisses

Complaint
The Florida Commission on
Ethics dismissed a complaint last
Thursday in Tallahassee which
had been filed against Gulf
County Commissioner Billy Tray-
lor.
Traylor had been charged
with improperly arranging, free
milled asphalt deliveries for his
.constituents before he won, his
primary: bid for re-election last
year. Investigators had found no
evidence of corrupt intent on
Traylor's part and concluded
there were no violations of ethics
laws.
The Commission concluded
an elected official's efforts to ob-
tain benefits for his constituents
does not violate ethics laws.
When contacted, Traylor vowed to
continue- to do all he could to
help his constituents in any way
he possibly cotld.


16-Year-Old
Drowns Mon.
Swimming
A 16-year-old Wewahitchka
youth, Wilson David Andrews,
drowned Monday afternoon about
2:45 p.m. while swimming with
friends at the clay pit known as
the "Nook" on Highway 22A near
the Dead Lakes. He and others
decided to go swimming Monday
afternoon since they were out of
school due to teacher in-service,
and he developed cramps from
the cold water.
Andrews' body was recovered
by members of the Gulf County
Search and Rescue Team, accord-
ing to Sheriff Frank McKeithen,
and was transported to the Leon
County Medical Examiner's Of-
fice.


Patrol car remains. Lots of damage.


Sheriff Rolls Car In Chase; Vehicle Rear Ended


Gulf County Sheriff Frank.
McKeithen said he would take an
active "role" in curtailing drug
trafficking in Gulf County but we
didn't believe he intended to do it
in one of the Sheriffs depart-
ments old patrol cars being used
for undercover drug operations.
He and Florida Marine Patrol
officer Arnie McMillian were in-
volved in a high speed chase of a
1983 Mazda pickup, driven by
John Hudson, when the brakes of
- the 1988 Ford they were driving
"locked up" as they rounded a
curve, resulting in the vehicle
leaving the road and flipping a
couple of times, according to
McKeithen.
Both sustained minor inju-


ries as a result of the accident.
The mishap occurred around
1:00 'Saturday morning. Joint
forces of the Gulf County Sheriffs
office, Wewahitchka Police De-
partment, Port St. Joe Police De-
partment, and the Florida Marine
Patrol were on stake-out during a
reverse sting drug operation in
the vicinity of Creamer Road and
Highway 22A, when Hudson re-
portedly made a drug deal with
an undercover agent. When offi-
cers attempted to stop Hudson,
he tried to ram their vehicle and
fled the scene. It was during that
pursuit that the accident oc-
curred.
The surplus Sheriffs Depart-
ment vehicle had been removed


from road service and was sched-
uled to be sold by bid, when
Sheriff McKeithen. decided to have
a coat of paint slapped on it and
put it back into service as an un-
dercover vehicle.
'The reasons we use these
types of vehicles is to not put our
more valuable cars in these type
situations and, of course, to
blend into the surroundings,
McKeithen said.
Deputies Andrew Gainer and
Tony Lee were commended by
McKeithen for tracking down and
arresting Hudson several' miles
further down the road from where
the accident occurred.
McKeithen said that the area
has been a hot spot for drug traf-


picking. "Whatever we've got to do,
we're going to do it to curtail drug
traffic in these areas," he said.
Hudson was charged with fel-
on D.U.I., aggravated assault on
low enforcement officer, leaving
the scene of an accident with in-
juries, purchasing crack cocaine,
and fleeing and attempting to
elude.
CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE
CAUSED BY 2-CAR CRASH
Two vehicles were damaged
last Friday morning when they
collided near the intersection- of
Third Street and Monument Ave-
nue.
According to investigating of-
ficer Sgt. Joe Nugent, a 1985


Cadillac driven by Betty B.
Schroeder, 68, of Flora, Illinois
was travelling south on the Ave-
nue, when she apparently went to
sleep or blacked out. Her vehicle
veered to the right and struck the
rear of a 1991 Chevrolet, which
was parked on the sidewalk. The
two cars rolled against a chain
link fence alongside the sidewalk,
knocking a portion of it down.
Schroeder was take to Gulf
-Pines Hospital for treatment and
released.
Damages were estimated at
$13,000 to the automobiles and
$250.00 for the damaged fence.
Investigation is still in
progress, according to Police
Chief Carl Richter.


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Representatives from the Ap-
alachee Regional Planning Coun-
cil were at the County Commis-
sion meeting Tuesday .evening
offering their services to file for
Hazard Mitigation grant money
for victims of the flood occurring
as an aftermath of Tropical Storm
Alberto.
Hazard mitigation has been a
sore subject with the Board for
quite some time. They have ques-
tioned why other counties and
cities have received funds
through the Hazard Mitigation
Program when Gulf County has
not. Franklin County, Blount-
stown, Bonifay, Caryyille and
Chattahoochee were apportioned
$22.2 million dollars worth. of
community development block
grant money in January.
ARPC Assistant Director, Bob
Cambric, was present at the
meeting and Commissioner Billy
Traylor :asked, "Why- has Gulf
County been left out Gulf
County was one of the hardest hit
areas In the state yet we didn't re-
, ceive anything." Traylor wanted to
know if Gulf County had
"dropped the ball" or if there-was
some other reason Gulf was not
considered for the grant
Cambric explained saying un-
til March 7th, the Hazard Mitiga-
tion application process was in a
pre-appllcation mode and it was
not believed that grant money
would be awarded until the appli-
cation phase of the grant process
Swas reached.
Cambric told the Board that
the ARPC had issued a pre-
application for Gulf County which
asked for. 1) hydrological study to
evaluate the impact the old M&K
dike (which broke during the
floods) may have had on flood wa-
'terY-levels:" 2) 'fhItallitibh of river
gauges: and 3) training for the
Building DepartmentL
He stated, that these were evi-
dently not considered priorities
by the task force awarding the
grant money.
County Administrator Larry
Wells explained when the pre-
application was made: the county
was told that the grant money
would be awarded as 75/25
matching funds, but last Friday
he learned that the 25% match-












THE STAR

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, MARCH 16,1995


OYauSS o~PrruSUUhUUNIIUU i4 *


Yes It Should!

SHOULD GULF COUNTY re-align its commission districts or
shouldn't It? We say it should. The protection of the voting rights
of all its citizens demand it and the wishes or desires of no one
group or the other should decide the issue for the majority of us.
We can see the current make-up of the districts beginning to
polarize us as a county. We're not talking about polarization by
race, either, as much as we are talking about polarization by lo-
cation.
THE NORTH END of the county, for instance, is growing. It
deserves to have its people heard from. The south end is grow-
ing, also. Some attention needs to be paid to both ends and the
east and western portions of the county as well, to see that they
all have equal representation and that representation district or
districts aren't gerrymandered to pander to any group or individ-
ual. No representative of any group should remain in office for
very long if the needs of his/her district aren't held up before the
entire Board in discussion as to its needs.
We have said we are operating a modem, small county, here,
and for a few years we did. But demographics have gradually
shifted. Our County Commission and School Board shouldn't
have to be forced into doing what long-time law has said they,
shall do.
WE WELL REMEMBER the last time the county was re-
apportioned. It was court ordered and decided. Before that-for
the first time in umpteen years-it was done only after this writ-
er and one other person, now dead, rode the streets throughout
the county making an actual count of the people and where they
lived. An action set out and defined by the courts should not
need this type of unwilling prodding of our officials to get it
done.
The biggest detriment then and one of the detriments now is
that one or more of the members of the two boards may lose his
too-high-paying job if care isn't taken into just where the lines
are drawn.
This is part of the Idea supporting re-apportionment-to see
that all the people, indeed, are getting fair representation out of
the present board's make-up. Some neighborhoods aren't getting
it now.



Happy Birthday,

IT WAS ON St. Patrick's Day, 1938, that St. Joe Paper Com-
pany first fired up its paper-making machines and made paper
from Gulf County's plentiful supply of pine trees. It has since
utilized pine trees from approximately a dozen counties adjoin-
ing Gulf in the process and directly had a positive effect on the
economic lives of their people.
'Thus it is that the pending decision as to whether or not to
sell the paper mill here in Port St. Joe makes families anxious
about the decision and the effect it will have on them, all the
way from Pensacola to Monticello. It is a major move by a major
provider of jobs in the Panhandle.
IT WAS EXACTLY 57 years ago, tomorrow, that the paper-
making firm did more than any firm to rescue the people within
a 100-mile radius of Port St. Joe out of-the grips of a grinding
poverty and into a future with a promise for their children. And
what a future it has proven to be!
Before that fateful St. Patrick's Day in 1938, the people of
Gulf County had the privilege of making as much of a living as
they could by fishing, crabbing, working in a saw mill, cutting
trees in the swamps to feed that saw mill, scratching the face of
pine trees in the deep woods to extract a cup full of pine sap
from which they had the pleasant job of boiling it over a wood
fire, extracting rosin, pitch, and other naval stores. Of course,
they had modem tools to work with. There were cross cut saws,
axes, wedges, hand operated draw knives, manpower, oxen pow-
er, mule power ...
And, no air conditioning, electric fans, central heat, electrici-
ty on demand, insulation. Entertainment was a trip down the
road to a neighbor's house who might have a. primitive radio, or
an occasional travelling outdoor moving picture show.
All of this came along with hordes of mosquitoes.
WE REPEAT, St. Joe Paper has been good for the Panhan-
dle. It has literally placed "a chicken in every pot," at least one
and more often two or three, cars in every garage. Gulf County
children have more opportunities to attend college than do
young people from any other county in Florida.
We never had it so good. Let's use whatever influence we
may have, individually, to see that this "good life" continues un-
disturbed, if at all possible.


bunker Down with Kes


by Kesley Colbert


Rumor Has It.....


'I..

There were decades in time
past when my reading in the
newspaper rarely got past the'
sports section. I remember a few
headlines with "Eisenhower did-
this" or "Ike says that" splattered,
across the front page in bold'
type. And I hit Junior high about
the time J. F. K. was moving into
the White House. But in October,


1961. the only missiles I was
reading about were being
launched by Frank Robinson,
Mickey Mantle and Roger Marts-
yes, most especially, Roger Maris.
When the baseball season
ended we had no use whatsoever
,for the paper until the following
spring. I spent the first fifteen
years of my life under the impres-
sion that if it wasn't a box score
or a by line on yesterday's game,
then it wasn't news.
; I sometimes think I'd a' been
better off if I had remained "ignor-
I ant"..
In the summer of 1962, that
big newspaper in Memphis sent a


reporter up to do a story on the Il-
legal whiskey being made in and
around our little town. Now. I'm
only fifteen years old. I'd never
actually seen any moonshine. But
I knew, like everyone else in
town, that John Clay Gallimore
used to run off a gallon or two
from a portable still that he'd
Kept most of the time out back of
Fairhope Point. The important
words of note in the last sentence
are "used to run". Mr. John Clay
had been out of business for
nearly three years. He'd sold his
"stuff' to one of those Hatcher
boys from over near Trezvant and'
moved to Nashville to be closer to


his sick Mother.
Folks, that big city reporter
investigated for three months.
Shoot. if he'd a' asked me I could
have given him the whole story in
five minutes. I would have even
taken him out to Fairhope Point.

My Dad smelled a rat from
the start. 'You've got to watch
those Communist pinko liberal
newspapers. They just exist to
cause trouble. 'The more you stir,
the more you sell' is their living
creed. They get some hot shot re-
porter fresh out of the Chicago
School of Journalism and they
turn 'im loose on a trusting and
unsuspecting public. The only di-
rection the editor gives is 'write
the facts when you can... ...'"
"Lonnie, that's enough" By
her tone it was apparent that
Mom had heard Dad's views on
newspapers before.
I was kicking myself for not
taking the front page more seri-
ous. I wonder if they ever show a
picture of one of those Commu-
nist pinko liberals-
"Dad," Leon interrupted my
thoughts, "why do you reckon
they're doing a story on Mr. John
Clay when he don't even live here
anymore?"
"Slow news summer, son. No
one has been shot down on Beale.
Street Nobody's jumped off the
Tennessee-Arkansas bridge. The
Republicans haven't been able to
work up a scandal-"
"Lonniel" :
The big time reporter set up
shop at the McKenzie Hotel. First
guy he interviewed was John
Clay's cousin, Highpockets Wad-
del. Highpockets used to haul
sugar in for Mr. John Clay until
he got to sampling too much of
the product .. ...
My Dad got a right good
chuckle out of that, "Now there is
a RELIABLE source"
The friendly enough reporter
finally got around to most of the
grown ups in town. Mary Beth
Wilkinson and Charlene Fenning
took to wearing hats on week
days and some how managed to
flifd lots of reasons'to stop by the
hotel: ."-- "
The story bti-b in August.'
We had about half a line' on the
front page-the rest was contin-
ued on page 5. I thought the
heading- was a little excessive,
"Moonshining Runs Rampant In
Small Community". And the only
picture it showed was of Mr. Ed
Featherstone's house. The story
itself said Mr. Featherstone was
making, the "shine" in, the base-
ment of his house and two depu-
ties were slipping it out and
stashing it in Mr. Holland's milk
truck. Mrs. Fenning got her, name
in the article. She "informed" that
she had seen a 'light on in the
Featherstone house after dark. ,
John Clay Gallimore's name
was never mentioned.
Everyone knew that High-
. pockets had. had a big run-in
with Mr. Featherstone over in
front of Kennon's Store about a
week before the reporter showed
up.
'You reckon that influenced
(See KESLEY on Page 3)


Four Pounds of Dynamite Captures the Entire Ramsey Clan


SMUDGIE. THE- NAME
strikes unmitigated fear among
house shoe and sox ranks around
our house. Nothing is safe and
nothing escapes the sharp little
teeth of the newest member of the
Ramsey household.
We have ,had this new little
responsibility at our house since
the first of the year. She's mostly
black with a liberal sprinkling of
white around her face .and front
feet. She may tip the scales at
four or five pounds, but that four
or five pounds is pure dynamite
fbr about 30 minutes 'following
one of her protracted naps of a
couple of hours in length.
Smudgie is a little poodle
puppy, given to my wife by her
brother on New Years Day. She
was six weeks old at the time and
like all adolescents, thinks the
world was made to entertain, and
cater to her wishes and tastes.
By "tastes", I mean she can
eat at any time for just as long as
anyone will feed her.


SMUDGIE FIRST became
spoiled when Frenchie 'started
bringing her to work to keep from
having to go home and let her
outside for a while a few times a,
day.
One of the grandsons. fixed
her up with a box to abide in dur-
ing the day, and placed a 'bad
dog' label on the outside but she
doesn't stay in it very much. She
makes for mandatory cuddling by
the young girls and women who
come in The Star each and every
day. They all have to pick the
puppy up and snuggle it.
Tom Todd came in one after-


noon, to pick up some printing
and we had to chase him out so
we could close for the day. It
seems Tom has a little poodle at
home and his wife won't let him
cuddle' it. She is happily cuddling
the little animal all the time, so
Tom just took advantage of
Smudgie to get in a little snug-
gling time.

AT HOME, SHE'S a veritable
cyclone before supper. It's z-z-z-
zip, back and forth through the
house, running as hard as she
can.


At meal time, she sticks to us
like glue waiting for a tidbit or a
crumb to fall her way. It doesn't
matter what it is. From a green
bean to a piece of meat. She even
snarffs down 'pieces of orange;
peel, pulp, or whatever.
She'll Inhale .her dog biscuit
and make a bee-line for Rachel's
food dish. Rachel doesn't cut her
any slack, even due to her size.,
That mutt gets in Rachel's feed
dish territory and it's attack!
Another nap after supper,
and she is ready to run, yap,
growl and attack any unattended
sock or shoe within reach until
bedtime.
I can't get my sox on in the
morning without first luring
Smudgie out of the bedroom and
shutting the door. Feet, sox, toes,
shoes and britches legs are fair
game.

FRENCHIE MADE THE mis-:


take of tossing her up on the bed
at night, so we could get ready for
bed unmolested. The dog was not
tinder foot up on the bed. It
couldn't get down. Now, it doesn't
want to!
If it catches my shoes on the
floor, without feet in them, she
.makes a bee-line straight for
them and immediately attacks
them, shaking, tugging, growling
and working until she gets the in-
ner soles out. Then she goes to
the next one. My shoes are the
only ones which, get this treat-
ment.
Shoes aren't the only thing
which get this attention. The elec-
tric cord on the vacuum cleaner
was severed by those little razor-
sharp teeth. She got hold of Fren-
chie's new cellular phone I gave
her for Christmas. Now I'm in the
market for a new phone cord.
Luckily, neither appliance was
plugged in at the time or Smudgie
might have received the shock of
her life.


But, if the vacuum cleaner
had been plugged in, we might
not now be in the market for a
new phone cord.
SMUDGIE HAS PERKED
things at our house, that's -for
sure.
She can lick an ice cream
dish clean in nothing flat. She
will worry the [low fat] ice cream
eater silly until he gets the ice
cream out, so she c&n at the seri-
ous business of licking the bowl.
I wonder if that .dog gets as
much joy out of licking my ice
cream bowl as I got out of licking
Momma's cake mixing bowl when
I was a kid?
Smudgie's "moving in has
made life different at our house,
all right. Mostly, I don't think Ra-
chel is too crazy about the intru-
sion.
We had her clipped for the
first time this week. A first time
haircut, if you will. Now, she
struts all over the place.


St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
i March 17 12:05 a.m. H 0.7 5:19 a.m. L 0.5
;i 10:56 a.m. H 0.6 6:14 p.m. L 0.2
; March 18 11:16 a.m. H 0.8 8:02 p.m. L 0.0
'"i- March 19 11:52 a.m. H 1.0 9:38p.m. L -0.1
*March20 12:39 p.m. H 1.2 11:04p.m. L -0.2
March 21 1:32 p.m. H 1.4
March 22 12:21 a.m. L -0.3 2:31 p.m. H 1.4
, = March 23 1:31 a.m. L -0.4 -3:34 p.m. H 1.4


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Terrorists In America
On Monday, February 13, there was an article in the News Her-
ald (page 5A) that I thought worthy of note. It was in the. upper
right-hand corner of the page with this headline: "Pakistani group
wants Madonna, Michael Jackson tried as terrorists".
"Michael Jackson and Madonna are the torch bearers of Ameri-
can society, their cultural and social values ..... that are destroy-
ing humanity," so said Nematullah Khan, a divisional chief of the
anti-American Party of Islam group.
Brother Nematullah had much more to say about Madonna and
Mr. Jackson. 'They are ruining the lives of thousands of Muslims
and leading them to destruction, away from their religion, ethics
and morality," he went on. 'Terrorists are not just those who set off
bombs; they are also those who hurt other's feelings," he added.
This startling news was in response to the extradition of Ramzi
Yousef, a suspect irin ,the World Trade Center bombing that killed
several people some time back.
Jamaat-e-Islami is a small but ,influential Pakistani religious
party. The article stated that they win only three or four Parliamen-
tary seats in Pakistan's elections each year. but political leaders are
wary of the group's ability to mobilize public opinion.
Mr. Khan also wants Britain and Sweden to extradite authors
Salman Rushlie and Taslima Nasrin to Pakistan so they can murder
them. Both authors have been sentenced to death by fundamental-
ist Muslims for insulting Islam.
Big Deall
Mr. KharV In my opinion. is headed down the right road but in
the wrong direction, if that makes any sense. It's like the pot calling
the kettle black.
I must agree with him on his statements about Madonna and
Mr. Jackson: they are a couple of slime-balls, in my opinion. But,
put them on trial in Pakistan for terrorists acts? No Sir! We need to
try them right here in America for committing lewd and lascivious
acts in public. We could pick the jury from the religious group in
Pakistan and try them in any state but California.
I have never been to one of their concerts and I have never
watched one of their videos all the way through. And it's not that
I'm a prude; it's Just that both of them, Michael and Madonna.
make me sick to my stomach.
Madonna was in the news recently. Right after she met Sharon
Stone, the movie actress, she stated that she was so impressed with
the actress that she would like to give her a "French kiss," to which
Ms. Stone replied; "Not in this lifetime!"
Thank y u, Ms. Stone, for those words of encouragement.
And then there's the reports of Michael Jackson and young
boys. He did pay the family of one of the boys a reported 15 million
dollars to drop molestation charges. That's big bucks to pay if one's
not guilty.
I take back what I said about trying them here in America.
Would someone just schedule both of them a concert in Islamabad.
Pakistan? Both of them might consider cleaning up their acts for
that one ..... If they lived long enough to get on stage.


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Kesley
(From Page 2)
the story. Dad?"
"Seeing as how Chief Pinson
doesn't have any deputies, Mr.
Featherstone doesn't have a base-
ment and no one has made
moonshine around here for years,
I'd say there's a good chance It
could have."
"Look here." Leon was nose
deep on page 5, "it says that 'Joe
Hall Avery, night manager of the
McKenzie Hotel is lazy, slothful,
overweight. overbearing and un-,
cooperative.' We can't let them
say that about ole Joe HI"
"Son," Dad slowed Leon's an-
ger with the calmness of his
voice. "That's the only part of the
story he got right."


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Charles Osborne Selected to Receive
WMBB-TVs "Golden Apple" Award


Charles Osborne, a long-time
teacher at Port St. Joe IHigh
School was named ori March 7th
to be that week's recipient of the
WMBB Channel 13 Golden Apple
Award.
The award Is given by WMBB
to outstanding educators in the
area to recognize and acknowl-
edge their contributions to the
youth in their community. Any
educator in the area can be nomi-
nated for this distinction.
Recognizing Mr. Osborne,
who is currently in his 37th year
of teaching, was a current stu-
dent, Jodi Thibodeau. In her
nomination letter, Ms. Thlbodeau

R/C Flyers Meet
'The Five Points Remote Con-
trol Flyers Club will be holding its
regular monthly meeting on
March 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Gulf
County Public Library in Port SL
Joe.
All club members are encour-
aged to attend as well as any in-
terested parties. If you have any
questions regarding the club and
its activities, please call Norman
Bixler at 227-7404 or Craig Seay
at 227-1594.


From Page 1

for his efforts 'in attempting to
eradicate&-the --drug- -problem- in
Gulf County.
*. Agreed to the request of the-
Medical Examiner's office to bury
the as-of-yet unidentified "John
Doe" body found in the north end
of Gulf County a few months ago.


"How can a man come up
here and write such stuff?"
'You see, to the paper it's Just
another story-to us. It's our lives
They'll move on to something else
tomorrow without a backward
glance."
I was understanding first-
hand what it meant to be liberal.
Dad called me and Leon 'and
David in after supper. "Boys, I've
never tried to direct your lives.,
don't want to-but promise me
you'll think long and hard before
you stoop low enough to go to
work for a newspapers"
'Yes sir.",
Yes sir."
'Yes sir."
Respectfully,,
Kesley


points out that Mr. Osborne
,wants his students "to learn in-
stead of Just getting a good
grade". She stated that "he is
well-respected and very intelligent
and has made learning a com-
pletely new experience with his
own unique way."
In submitting her nomina-
tion, Ms. Thibodeau enclosed a
list of signatures of many of Mr.
Osborne's students who con-
curred with her selection.


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Workshop for PSJ

Revitalization Plan

Is Rescheduled
A community workshop to develop a revitalization plan
for Port St. Joe,, scheduled for tonight, March 16 at City
Hall, has been rescheduled. According to Tamara Laine,
Executive Assistant of the Gulf County Chamber of Com-
merce a conflict in scheduling has forced the workshop to be
postponed. It will be rescheduled at a date and time to be
announced later. The workshop will be the first step towards
creating a planned community based upon public input.
For more information contact Tamara Laine at 227-
1223. The workshop is being sponsored by the Gulf County
Chamber of Commerce and financial support is being
pledged by private businesses and individuals.



Police Cracking Down

on Violationsin Ct


Police Chief Carl Richter said
this week that three illegal ac-
tions by Port St. Joe people are
being watched closely for viola-
tions during the next few weeks
because of the number of viola-
tions which are occurring.
Richter said his department
has been alerted to the number of
motorists who are driving around
railway warning gates while they
are in the down position for the
purpose of stopping traffic.


Sheriff's Office Reveals 10

Arrests on Drug Charges
The Gulf County Sheriffs De- cocaine;
apartment announced that 10 Eleutero Williams posses-
more drug related arrests have sion of marijuana;
been made through the joint ef- Agnes Adkins-possession of-
forts of their office, Port SL Joe crack cocaine with intent to dis-
and Wewahltchka police depart- tribute;
ments and the Florida Marine Pa- Walter Wright-possession of
trol. c crack cocaine with Intent to dis-
SThose arrested and charged, tribute;
'were: C lyde McDaniels. Bobby
Homer Scott-three charges Hooper, Jr., Allen Gaskin and
of sale of crack cocaine; John Hudson-purchase of crack
Donald Braden-possession cocaine.
Donald Braden-possession The Sheriffs office reported
of crack cocaine; that the joint drug investigation
David Edwards-sale of crack will continue in Gulf County.


"This is especially a problem
at the Highway 71 crossing."
Richter said. "This Is a dangerous
practice which could result in the
death of the motorist." he contin-
ued. The violation calls for a man-
datory appearance before the
Judge and can result in a fine of
up to $1500.
ILLEGAL DUMPING
Richter said the department
Is continuing to enforce the city
ordinance against Illegal dumping
of household garbage in business
dumpsters in the downtown area.
These dumpsters are not for
household garbage under the
city's recycling program and the
perpetrators can face charges if
they persist in the violation.
STOP FOR BUSSES
The Police Chief also warned
that cases are being made for
drivers who continue to disregard
a school bus' flashing stop light
and come to a complete halt until
the bus proceeds on its way. The
law applies whether; ypu,are ap-
proaching or following the bus.
A fine of $112.50 is; assessed
for this violation on the first of-
fense and suspension of drivers'
license for the second offense if it
occurs within five years.


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Professor Visits Local School


Dr. Maxine Jones, Associate
Professor of History at Florida
State University, visited Port St.
Joe High School Tuesday to share
her insights into black history
and the roles of minorities during
and immediately following World
War II. During one session with
Mr. Herring's Honors American
History class. Dr. Jones shared a
number of interesting facts about
the Montgomery Bus Boycott in
preparation for their impending
trip to that city. Unknown to
many, according to Jones, much
of the movement was begun by
working women, even though
their male counterparts receive
most of the credit.
Afterward, Dr. Jones met
with a group of student leaders
and conducted a symposium on
the infamous Rosewodd Massacre
and efforts to win compensation
for the surviving families. She
was a member of a select team
which recently conducted re-
search in the events surrounding
the massacre and submitted its
findings to the state legislature.
The students posed some inter-
esting questions and offered a va-
riety of opinions concerning the
possibilities for a just settlement
after so many years.
In visiting Port St. Joe High
School, Dr. Jones volunteered her
services completely gratis, and of-
fered the opinion that the Port St.
Joe students were both informed
and well-mannered.
During the past several


.weeks, and coinciding with Black
History Month, American History
.students at the high school have
been studying the roles of Afri-
can-Americans, Japanese Ameri-
cans, and Native Americans, and
women like "Rosie the Riveter" on
the Home Front. They have be-


come familiar with the contribu-
tions of the Tuskegee Airmen, the
442nd Regimental Combat Team,
and the Marine "Code Talkers." A
number of students are interview-
ing survivors of the war years and
making presentations of their rec-
ollections of that time.


From left are Lena Butts, Shirley Ramsey, Mary Linda Butts,
Melissa Aguras, the honoree and Frenchie Ramsey. Seated is Lena
Wooden.

Bride-elet Feted


Miss Melissa Aguras, April
bride-elect of William H. Ramsey,
Jr; was feted with a calling bridal
shower this past Saturday after-
noon in the lovely home of Sara
Maddox on Severiteenth Street.
The hostesses presented the
honoree with a beautiful lead
crystal water pitcher as a memen-
to of the occasion. Assisting with
the party were Cathy Colbert,
Mary Earley, Jean Fortner, Mary
Harrison, Tillie McKiernan, Jan
Nobles, Lewanna Patterson, Su-
san Stephens, Alice Ward, and
Barbara Whitfleld.
Greeting guests with the hon-
oree were her aunt, Mary Linda
Butts, her grandmother Lena
Butts, the prospective groom's
mother, Shirley Ramsey, his
grandmother Frenchie Ramsey
and his great grandmother Lena
Wooden.
The couple will be wed on

Dinner at VFW
The V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary
is having a St. Patrick's Day
corned beef and cabbage dinner
on Friday, March 17 from 5:00 to
8:00 p.m., E.S.T. at the V.F.W."
home at 1176 Trout Street in
Highland View.
Everyone is invited- to join
them for the tasty meal for a do-
nation of $4.00..


April 8, at 7:00 p.m. at Long Ave-
nue Baptist Church.

Engaged
Billy and Marsha Bouzemann
of White City are pleased to an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Georgette Elise Wal-
den, to Thomas Edward Haddock
II of Port St. Joe. Eddie is the son
of Tommy Haddock of Port St. Joe
and Claudia Birdsong of Pansey,
Alabama.
Georgette will be graduating
from Port St. Joe High School in
May. Upon graduation, she plans
to attend Gulf Coast Community
College.
-. Eddie is a.1992 graduate of
Ashford High School in ,Ashford,
Alabama. He is currently attend-
ing FSU. majoring in history.
Georgette is the granddaugh-
ter of Robert and Doris Johnson
of Port St. Joe and Heidi Oquendo
of Auburndale. Her great grand-
parents are Fred and Nina
Thompson of Apalachic'ola.
Eddie is the grandson of Eu-,
nice Haddock and the late El-
dridge Haddock of Highland View
and Charles and Irene Lewis of
Pansey, Alabama.
A September wedding is
planned for the couple.


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Warm Weather Is Signal to


' Plant Colorful Caladiums


Both color and dimension
can be added to the home flower
garden with the selective use of
caladiums.
-Caladiums are tropical foliage
plants and are Tropical American
in origin, with a large portion of
them coming from the Amazon
basin in Brazil.
Two different types of caladi-
ums are available. These include
the fancy and lance leaved types.
The most popular and familiar is
the fancy leaved caladium. Large
somewhat rounded leaves are
characteristic of this type. The
distinguishing characteristic of
the lance leaved type is a narrow,
elongated leaf. The length of the
leaves is similar 'to the fancy
leaved type but the plant are usu-
, ally more dwarf in stature.
Caladiums add a cool look to
the summer garden and are easy
to grow, providing the gardener
observes a few basic growth


Brandon Shayne Price
Announce Birth
Bradley and LaDonna Price
would like to announce the birth
of their son, Brandon Shayne
Price, on November 16, 1994; At
birth, Brandon weighed seven
pounds eleven ounces.
Brandon's grandparents are
Jim and Barbara Boykin of Port
St. Joe and Diane Attaway of We-
.wahitchka. He is the great-
grandson of Lloyd and Beatrice
Sherrod of Wewahitchka. Lois
and Florence Moore and the late
Myrtle Ramer of Andalusia, Ala-
bama.


Terrance Dawson

Look Who's Seven
Terrance Dawson, the son of
Darion and Gwen Dawson cele-
brated his birthday with his niec-
es, nephews and friends on Sun-
day, March 10.
Terrance is the grandson,.ofU
Teresa and Horace Barr and Leo-
la and Steve Gathers, all of Port
St. Joe.


guidelines. Plant the caladium tu-
ber in moderately rich well-
prepared soil in shaded or partly
shaded location. Soils for caladi-
ums should be porous and con-
tain organic matter. These condi-
tions insure aeration, drainage,
and sufficient water-holding ca-
pacity for proper growth. To ob-
tain these soil conditions it is
generally necessary to amend ei-
ther clay or sandy soils with or-
ganic matter. Sources or organic
matter include coarse peat moss,
well rotted manure, or well rotted
leaf mold.
The caladium is rugged, but
it will not tolerate the full sum-
mer sun. For best results, plant
caladiums in a semi-shaded loca-
tion. From 40 to 60 percent
shade is considered ideal. The
fancy leaved varieties can be used
in areas exposed to full sun for
one to two hours per day, prefera-
bly in the cooler morning hours.
Longer exposure destroys the
chlorophyll in the leaves and lim-.
its growth. Overexposure to full
sun may cause foliage bleaching
or even burning of the thinner
leaved varieties.
The caladiums prefers a
moist soil but not a soggy or
poorly drained one. Overwatering
in poorly drained soil will cause
decay of the fleshy tubers' or


Brown's Duty at
Camp Lejeune
Marine Staff Sgt. Samuel A.
Brown, a 1981 graduate of Port
St. Joe High School, recently re-
ported for duty with 2nd Batta-
lion, 10th Marines, 2nd Marine
Division at Camp Lejeune, North
Carolina.
Brown joined the Marine
Corps in May, 1981.

P.O. Powers
Reports for Duty
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class
Catherine J. Powers, a 1985 grad-
uate of Port St. Joe High School,
recently reported for duty with
Personnel Support Detachment,
,Defense Construction Support
Center in Columbus. Ohio.
Petty Officer Powers joined
the Navy inMarch, 1988.

Wewa Seniors
Sell Spaghettil
The Wewahitchka Senior Citi-
zens will be selling spaghetti din-
ners on March 30 from 6:00 until
8:00 p.m., C.S.T. The price of the
meal will be $3.50. Dinners will,
include spaghetti, garlic bread,
salad, Iced tea and cake.,
The proceeds will be used to
help pay for meals to seniors in
the area. The senior citizens will
be selling tickets until the day of
the dinner. Customers can call.
639-9910 to place your order.
You may either eat in or take the'
dinners with you.


Thank You
Laura Williams would like to
express her thanks to; everyone
for their many acts of kindness
and prayers for her during her iU-.
ness and hospitalization.


roots. Mulching plants and main-
taining a high relative humidity
are beneficial in maintaining
healthy, turgid foliage. If soils are
allowed to dry, wilting occurs rap-
idly. Foliage loss is likely if plants
remain wilted for any considera-
ble length of time.
Caladiums respond to proper
fertilization. A complete fertilizer
should be mixed with the soil and
organic matter at planting time. A
minimum of two pounds of a gar-
den fertilizer (8-8-8) per 100
square feet (2 teaspoons per
square foot) is suggested. There-
after, apply one pound of 8-8-8
fertilizer, per 100 square feet (1
teaspoon per square foot), each
month during the growing sea-
son.
Wait until all danger of frost
is past to plant out in the open.
Tubers should be planted two
inches deep and about 18 inches
apart. Pack the soil firmly around
them when planting.
If caladiums are started early
indoors or purchased in pots,
they should be hardened to out-
door conditions by gradually ex-
posing them to outdoor light and
heat. For early plants, sprout the
tubers in moist peat moss, sand
or loosp soil. Place in larger pots
or in garden beds as soon as the
roots begin to spread. If a bloom


Linda Jackson

Jackson Attends


Gulf County
Extension Service


S Roy Lee Carter
Agent


shoots up, pinch it off or the
Splant will be robbed of food need-
ed for leaf production.
There is a wide choice of col-
ors in selecting caladiums for the
yard. The popular caladium and
White Christmas varieties bright-
en shaded areas and are particu-
qarly handsome when inter-
spersed with white geraniums,
white petunias, variegated vinca
or hydrangea.
Popular pink or rose colored
leaves appear on. such varieties
as Lord Derby. Pink Cloud. Kath-
leen, Rose Bud, Carolyn Wharton
'and others. Crimson Wave has a
'showy crimson crinkled center.
Red is found in the Blaze, John
Peed, Red Flair and Freida Hem-
ple varieties. Dark green veins
and borders give added accent to
the red leaves. Spangled Banner
.has red glowing leaves with pink
spots. .
Caladiums are also easy to
grow in a pot or. tub for a shaded
spot on the patio or in an en-
trance area. When in pots, the
thirsty plant will call for extra wa-
tering due to the drying of the pot
during the summer.
Whether in a container, in
masses or as border material this
popular summer perennial will
' provide color accent to the home
garden all summer long for very
little cost and upkeep.


LDA Conference Seniors BBQ
Linda Jackson, a resident of Plate Sale
Port St Joe and, &'a teacher at l te Sa
Chapman Elementary School in This month's Senior Citizens
Apalachicola, attended the 32nd Association dinner sale will be
Annual International Conference held on March 17 from 11:00 un-
of. the Learning Disabilities Asso- 'tttil 1:00 p.m. at Frank Pate Park
c. laUon- of America-- (LDAj)-held- -Adjacent to-First Union -Bank.
from March 1-4 at the Twin Tow- They will be serving those deli-
ers Hotel and Convention Center cious BBQ beef sandwich plates
in Orlando. for $3.00. Dinners will include a
While there Jackson had the large BBQ sandwich, pickles.,
unique opportunity to learn the chips and tea.
latest theories, research and In the event of inclement
proven practices in the field of weather, the dinners will be
learning disabilities. Featured served from the First United
speakers included Dr. Cecil Mer- Methodist Church Hall. They will
cer of the University of Florida, also be offering delivery service to
author of several books on learn- the local businesses. Please call
Ing disabilities and a leading au- 229-8466 to place your order.
thority in the field. LDA was
founded in 1963 and has a cur- He feltThanks
rent membership of over 80.000 : tearfelt Ts
individuals, including teachers, The Pancake Breakfast held
parents, education support per- by the Beaches Lions Club on
sonnel and other interested citi-
zens. February 18 was a great success
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ject
1995 ROAD PAVING PROGRAM
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
Revised plans aid specifications can be ob-
laned by calling Preble-Rish. Inc.. 326 Reid Ave-
nue Port SL Joe. Florida 32456. Telephone 14041
227-7200. They must coi.,tcirrr, to Secuon 287 133
13) Florida Statutes. on public entity crimes.
Compleuon date for this project will be 90
days from the date of the NoUce to Proceed pre.
sealed to the successful bidder
Liquidated damages for failure to complete
the project on the specified date will be set at
$100.00 per day. '
- Please Indicate on envelope that this is a
sealed bid, the bid number, and what the bid Is
for. .
Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m., E.ST.,
on Tuesday. March 28, 1995. at the Gulf County
Clerk of Court's Office, 1000 Fifth Street Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456, and will be opened and read
aloud on Tuesday, March 28, 1995, at 6:15 p.m.,
E.S.T. The Board reserves the right to reject any
and all bids.
Cost for Plans and Specifications will be
$150.00 per set and Is non-refundable. Checks
should be made payable to PREBLE-RISH, INC.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Michael L. Hammond, Chairman
Attest: /s/ Benny C. Lister, Clerk of Courts
2tc, March 16 and 23,.1995.






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From left: Richard Wisdahl, John Rainwater, Chris Brumbaugh, Frank Sel-
fert, Patrick Howard and Gary Sasnett.


"Only A Few Goo
Only "A Few Good Men" volunteer as, contestants in the
would do what the gentlemen in 'Womanless" Beauty Pageant to
the above photo plan to encoui- be held on April 1st in the Marion
ter. They represent the first to Craig Coliseum.


r CHILDREN'S HEALTH FORUM


Poison Prevention Week

March 19-25



Elizabeth C. Jones, M.D. D


Having a specific Poison Prevention Week serves as a reminder for
everyone to formally take stock and see what you can do to prevent
poisoning in your children.
Highest Risk-the 1- to 3- year old child who will and does put
anything in his mouth.
Common Problems-medicines and household products include
aspirin, sleeping pills. iron pills, tranquilizers, moth balls,
furniture polish, drain cleaners, weed killers, insect and rat
poisons, lye, bleach and kerosene.
Safety Rules:
I. Keep dangerous products out ofsight atidin locked
cabinet.
2. Take extra care during times of family stress and when
S,,moving. "- "
3. Never call medicine "candy".
4. Buy medicine and household products In child resistant
packages, and use these packages as directed.
5. Never leave alcoholic beverages within a child's reach.
6. Keep syrup of Ipecac on hand and understand its use
(Syrup of Ipecac can be used to cause vomiting when a
child Ingests some materials. It should be kept on hand,
but not used unless medical personnel instruct you to do
so.) --
7. Keep poison control numbers by the telephone. ,
The poison control center is manned 24 hours a day and is
equipped to give advice on all possible poisons. Studies
show that 75% of poisoning exposures can be safely and
inexpensively managed at home.
Poison Control Number:
1-800-282-3171


Sharks Finish 6th


LINCOLN MEET
Last Tuesday, the boys' track.
team opened its 1995 track sea-
son when they competed in a 10-
team meet at Lincoln. The Sharks
were tied with Rickards for sixth
place with 42 points.
Scoring points for the Sharks
were: Antwione Allen, first in high
jump. 6'6" and second in 110
hurdles, 15.0; Robert Williams
third In discus at 129'9" and fifth
in shot put with a put of 43'4";
Gabe Clark, fifth in 800 meters -
2:12.9 and 1600 meters with
4:55.8 time: and fifth place by the
4x800 relay team of Robbie Dix-
son, Darius Chambers. Michael
Aguirre and Bryan Simon with a
time of 10:36.
NORTH FLORIDA RELAYS
This past Saturday -the boys
track team competed in the North
Florida Relays in Panama City.
Over 500 athletes from 23
schools took part in the meet.
Port St. Joe 'again finished
sixth in the meet, accumulating
28 points. Scoring for the Sharks
were Antwione Allen, first in high
jump 6'11 1/2" and second in
110 hurdles 14.5; Robert Wil-
s liams third in discus 143'1 1/4"
and fifth in shot put 44'7". The
sprint medley relay team of Chris
Daniels, Keion McNair, Andre
Thomas and Gabe Clark placed
fifth with a time of 3:50.5.
Antwione Allen set two school
records as well as a meet record
in the high jump- He attempted
7'1" twice and almost made a 7'0'
attempt.
~ 1995 OUTLOOK
In 1994, the Port St. Joe boys
track team' made history as it
captured the school's first ever
state track and field champion-
ship. The Sharks won six events
at the state meet and had nine
athletes earn All-State" honors.
Zyris Hill was voted the Class 1A
Track Athlete of the Year, while
teammate Antwione Allen fin-
ished as runner-up.
This season, the Sharks re-
turn four All-State athletes-
senior Antwione Allen, 1994 state
champion high jump, 110 hur-


dies; senior Robert Williams -
state runner -up discus; senior
Chris Daniels, state champion
4x400 relay, second 4x100 relay.'
5th 100 meters and senior Ma-
rio Larry, state champion 4x400
relay and secorind 4x100 relay.
The Sharks will compete in
District II along with Florida
High, Havana, Jefferson County
and North Florida Christian, with
St. Joe and North Florida proba-
bly challenging for the district ti-
fte.,


From left: Stan Price, Pete White, David Rich, Jr., Coleman Kirkland and
Justin Gerlach.


d Men" to Participate


On that evening, these along
with approximately 35 other,
brave individuals will vie for tlhe
title of Port St. Joe's "Fool's
Queen of 1995"; after all it will be
April Fool's Day!
"Tickets to the event may be
Reward Offered
In Burglary Cases
The Gulf County Sheriffs de-
partment is offering a $500 re-
ward for information leading to:
the arrest of the person or per-
sons responsible for a rash of resi-
idential burglaries in the Stone
Mill Creek area.
Three burglaries, all occur-'
ring during the day, have been re-
ported during the past week at
Stone Mill Creek. The reward is
'being offered in:hopes that some-
one may have seen or have heard
something that might aid the
Sheriffs office in solving the
cases.
A black baseball style hat
was recovered at the scene of one
of the burglaries. The hat has the
Insignia of the Jacksonville Jag-:
uar pro. football team on it with
an aqua blue Jaguar insignia on
the 'back of the hat also. It is
greasy, indicating that the owner
may be a mechanic or in some
other line of work that 'might put
them around grease.
Anyone with,any Informatlon
is asked to call the Gulf County
Sheriffs Office at 227-1115.

KidFest 9,5
Artists, craftsmen and other;
vendors are invited to participate
in Kidfest '95 sponsored by Early
.Childhood Services, Inc. Kldfest,
to be held on April 22 on the
campus of Gulf Coast Community
College, is an all-day festival pro-,
viding a day of activities and en-,
tertainment for children and fam-
iflies of Bay and surrounding;
counties. -
Booth space is available for a
small fee, tables and chairs will
be provided if needed. Please call
Anpe Ake or Roberta Gulnn at.
872-7550 for an application or.
more information. .
Approximately 8,000 people
attended Kidfest '94, and even
greater numbers are anticipated
for 1995. All area businesses, int-:
diViduals or organizations inter-
ested in participating in Kidfest.
by sponsoring an activity, con-.
tributing funds, services, or vol-!
unteer hours contact Anne Ake,.
Community Relations Coordina-
tor at 872-7550 ext. 2223. There
is no fee for activity booths.


Heifer Evaluation Workshop
The Gulf County Cattlemen's Association is sponsoring a Beef j
Cattle Heifer Evaluation Workshop. Topics to be discussed include:
Whether a producer, should breed heifers to calves at two
years of age or wait until they are three years of age. (By: Dan.
Sumner, Manager of Bay View Farms)
How to evaluate heifers to determine if they will make produc-
tive brood cows. (By: Ronnie Hartzog, University of Florida Re-
search Unit. IFAS, in Chipley)
The workshop will be held Thursday, March 16 at 5:30 p.m..
C.S.T., at the Wewahitchka Community Center, located at 210 East
Third Street, behind the Old Courthouse.
A hamburger treat will be sponsored by Master Farm Supply \
and Altha Farmer Co-op. :
If you have any questions concerning this workshop, please call
County Agent Roy Lee Carter at (904) 639-3200.


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purchased -from .a senior parent issues of The
or at the door on the night of the ly" contestar
pageant for $2.00. tured in the p
Proceeds from the pageant
will benefit Port .St. Joe, High
Schoonnl's Prnolpect raduationn '95Q.


Be sure to watch upcoming


Evelyn Lindsey an&dDr. Schrock

Doctor Helps

, Head Start
Dr. Myron Schrock and his
staff at WeWa Medical Center re-
cently traveled to Calhoun
County Head ,- Start to perform
their Dental Screening process.
North Florida Head Start
would like to thank Dr. Schrock
for his efforts. They feel that he
has been a major asset to their
Head Start Program..:

Senior Citizens
Visits planned
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens are planning to visit the
homes of residents in North Port
St. Joe on March 28th from 9:00
a.m. until noon.
The purpose for the 'commu-
nity visits is to reach elderly citi-
zens, age 60 or older, and discuss
their needs and the association's
services available.
There will be two groups of',
people visiting door to door in the
neighborhood. They look forward
to meeting :the residents 'of North
Port St. Joe. The staff members
will have badges and business
cards to identify themselves. ,


TIRES.


131 INCH
P155/80R13
P165/80R13
P175/80R13
P185/80R13

14 INCH
P185/75R14
P195/75R14
P205/75R14
P215/75R14

15 INCH
P205/75RT5
P215/75R15
P225/75R15
P235/75R15


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$207.72
$211.96
$216.20
$220.44

$224.68
$228.92
$233.16
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2nd PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The City of Port St. Joe is applying to the Florida Department of Commu-
nity Affairs (DCA) for a grant under commercial revitalization in the
amount of $600,000 under the Small. Cities Community Development
Block Grant (CDBG) program. For each activity that is proposed, at least
70 percent of the funds must benefit low and moderate income persons.
The activities, dollar amounts and estimated percentage benefit to low
and moderate income persons for which the City of Port St. Joe is apply-
ing are:
Activity Estimated Range Estimated-.


-. .. sot i""." ": of Cost ...
006' idewalks and
Pedestrian Malls $402,000


005 Street Improvements $100,000
013 Administration $48,000


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51%
51%


NA


016 Architectural &
Engineering $50,000 NA
The exact figures for the budget will become available no later than
March 28, 1995, as engineering data and other cost estimates are made
available. However, in no case may the grant application exceed $600,000.
The City of Port St. Joe plans to minimize displacement of persons as a re-
sult of planned CDBG funded activities by not acquiring any occupied
real property. If any persons are displaced as a result of these planned ac-
tivities, the City will assist such person by seeing that the displaced per-
sons receive the benefits to which they are entitled under Public Law 91-
646.
A public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the
application will held in the Fire Station Meeting Room adjacent to City
Hall on Thursday, March 23, 1995 beginning at5:30, p.m. local time.
A draft copy of the application will be made available at Port St. Joe City
Hall on Monday through Friday during normal business hours no more
than five days after March 28, 1995. The application will be submitted to
DCA on or before March 28, 1995. To obtain additional information con-
cerning the application andthe public hearing contact City Clerk & Audi-
tor Jim Maloy, Port St. Joe City Hall, 305 Fifth St., P. 0. Box 278, Port St.
Joe, FL 32456. Phone (904) 229-8261.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible loca-
tion. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing
impaired or the visually impaired should contact the above cited office at
least three calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter
will be provided.
Any non-English speaking person wishin to attend the public hearing
should contact the above cited office at least three calendar days prior to
the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Tele-
communication Device for the Deaf (TDD), please call (904) 229-8261.
Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meet-
ing should contact Mr. Maloy at least three calendar days prior to the
meeting.
Pursuant to Section 102 of the HUD Reform Act of 1989, the following
disclosures will be submitted to DCA with the application. The disclo-
sures will be made available by the City of Port St. Joe and DCA for pub-
lic inspection upon request. These disclosures will be available on and af-
ter the date of submission of the application and shall continue to be
available for a minirnim of five years.
1. Other government (Federal, State and Local) assistance to the project in
the form of a gift, grant, loan guarantee, insurance payment, rebate, sub-
sidy, credit, tax benefit, or other form or direct or indirect benefit by
source and amount.
2. The identities and pecuniary interests of all developers, contractors, or
consultants involved in the application for assistance or in the planning
or development of the project or activity.
3. The identities and pecuniary interests of any persons with a pecuniary
interest in the project that can reasonably be expected to exceed
$50,000.00 or 10 percent of the grant request (whichever is lower).
4. For those developers, contractors consultants, property owners, or oth-
ers listed in two (2) or three (3) above which are corporations, or other en-
tities, the identification and pecuniary interests by corporation entity of
each officer, director, principal stockholder, or other official of the entity.
5. The expected sources of all funds to be provided to the project by each
of the providers of those funds and the amount provided; and
6. The expected uses of all funds by activity and amount.
The City of Port St, Joe is a fair housing, equal opportunity, handicap re-
sponsive jurisdiction.
Publish: Itc.March 16, 1995


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Happy 33rd, Bubba
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1995 PAGE 7A


I BIU LARIES I


W. D "'Tex' Andrews
Wilson D. "Tex" Andrews,, 16,
of Wewahitchka, passed away
Monday afternoon in Wewahitch-
ka. He had been a resident of Or-
lando until moving to Wewahitch-
ka almost four years ago, and
was a student of Wewahitchka
High School.
Survivors include his par-
enits, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson F. An-
drews, Sr. of Wewahitchka; three
:brothers, Wilson F. Andrews, Jr.
, of Wewahitchka, Robert Andrews,
SSr. of Orlando, and Bradley An-
drews of Wewahitchka; four sis-
ters, Deanna Andrews of Orlando,
Nancy Andrews, Becky Andrews,
and Carol Andrews, all of Wewa-
hitchka; and his grandmothers,
Ila Mae Andrews of Kinard and
Bertha Everett of Bristol.
The funeral service will be
held at 3:00 p.m., C.S.T., Friday
at the Worship Center, conducted
by the Rev. Charles Pettis. Inter-
ment will follow in Jehu Ceme-.
tery. He will lie in state at the
church beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Thursday until funeral time on
Friday.
All services are under the di-
rection of Comforter Funeral
Home, Wewahitchka .Branch
Chapel.

Anna Adams
Anna Adams, 92, of Port St.
Joe, passed away Tuesday morn-
ing in Gulf-Pines Hospital. A na-
tive of Laurel Hill, she had been a
president here' since 1926. She
:was a retired dietician for Port St.
'Joe Elementary School, and was
a long time member of the First
Baptist Church. She was also a
member of Chapter 199 and Or-
der of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her step-
-children Vonl Adams of' Gulf
Breeze, Donald Adams of Hamp-
ton, Virginia -and, Eda Adams
Smith of Lynn Haven; three niec-
es,. Mary Catherine Caampbell
Jacques of Panama City, Helen
Faye, Campbell Boston of Salina,
Kansas and Patricia A. Herring-
ton of Panama City; and many
step-grandchildren and other
nieces and nephews. .
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Zack Adams: her
step-son. Azell Adams; two sis-
ters, Liz Bandy Jones and Mary
Bell Bandy: and her brother, Jake
Bandy.
The funeral service will be
held at 3:00 Thursday, graveside.
.at Holly .Hi1l Cepetl.ry, conducted-
by Dr. Gary Davis. Interment will
follow, with graveside ntes provid-
ed by the Order of the Eastern
Star. She will lie in state at the
funeral home from 10:00 a.m.
unril 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.
All services are under the di-
rection of Comforter Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe.

Eleanor Mathis
Eleanor Jean Mathis, 64, of
Port St. Joe, passed away Satur-
day night in Bay Medical Center
following an extended illness. A
native of Donalsonville. Georgia,
she had been a resident here
since 1954. ,
Survivors include ,her hus-
band, Grady 0. Mathis of Port St.
Joe; three sons, Ronald Grady
Mathis of La Grange,-, Georgia,
Chester Lamar Mathis of the U.S.
Navy, currently stationed in Great
.Lakes. Illinois, and Raymond Eu-
gene Mathis of Pensacola; nine
grandchildren; five great-
grandchildren; two sisters, Marv
Odum of Donalsonville, and
Joyce Skiles of Tampa; and three
brothers. Ray Smith of La
Grange. Travis Smith of Donal-
sonville, and James Hayward
Smith of Alsip. Georgia.
The funeral service was held
at 1:00 p.m., E.S.T., Tuesday at
the First Baptist Church, con-
diucted by Dr. Clifton Elmore and
the Rev. Gary smith. Interment
followed in the family plot in Hol-
ly Hill Cemetery.
All services 'were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home. '"

Elizabeth Tomlinson
Elizabeth J. Tomlinson, 87, of
Port St. Joe, passed away Thurs-
day night in Port St. Joe. She was'
a lifelong resident here, and with
her husband, the late Mark Tom-
linson, owned and operated Tom-
linson Abstract and Insurance
Company. She had been a long
time member of the First United
Methodist Church, serving as or-
ganist for over 60 years.
S Survivors include her daugh-
fer, Elizabeth "Betty" Thibodeaux
of Biloxi, Mississippi; three
granddaughters, Betty Lott, Paula

Presnell, and Amy Huff Chavous,


all of Port St. Joe; seven great-
grandchildren; her brother, Wins-
ton Jones of Salt Lake City, Utah;
her sister, Mildred Schleitlin of
Tampa; and many nieces and
nephews.
The funeral service was held
at 2:00 p.m., E.S.T., Sunday at
the First United Methodist
Church, conducted by the Rev.
Zedoc Baxer. Interment followed


in the family plot in Holly Hill Ce-
metery.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home.

Emily D. Pinter
Emily Dykes Pinter, 64, of
Tallahassee, passed away Mon-
day in Tallahassee.
The service was held at 4:00
p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at
Bevis Colonial Funeral Chapel in
Tallahassee.
A native of Port St. Joe, she
currently resided in Tallahassee.
She was a retired bus driver and
trainer for the Dade County
School System, a member of
South Dade Baptist Church in
Homestead and attended Marana-
tha Baptist Church in Tallahas-
see.
Survivors included her hus-
band, Ivis E. Pinter, _Sr.,, of Ore-
gon; one son, Ivis E. Pinter, Jr., of
Blueridge, Georgia; two daugh-
ters, Rita Harringtdn of Dickin-
son, Texas, and Robin Renee Mill-
er of Blueridge, Georgia; four
brothers, Willie and Josh Dykes,
both of Apalachicola, Jeff Dykes
of Port St. Joe, and Jim Dykes of
Wewahitchka; two sisters, Julia
D. Norris of Biloxi, Mississippi,
and Boncile Linebarger of Magal-
ia, California; and four grandchil-
dren.

Dotis E. Forrester
Dotis EfurdForrester, age 83,
of Starcrest of Cartersville, Geor-
gla, and formerly of Webb, Ala-,
bama, died at Starcrest, Wednes-
day, March 8, after an extended
illness.
Funeral services were held at,
2:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, in
the Webb Baptist Church with-
Rev. Wallace M. Duke officiating.
Burial followed in the Webb Ce-
metery.
Mrs. Forrester was born and
reared in. the Webb community..
She had lived in ThomasvllUe,
Georgia, and Port St. Joe before
returning to Webb in 1976. While
living in Thomasville she was em-
ployed as a ticket agent with
Trailway Bus Lines. Mrs. Forrest-
er moved to Columbus, Georgia,
in 1982 where she resided until
moving to Cartersville three years
ago. She was a member of the
Fairview Baptist Church in Co-
lumbus and was preceded In
death by her husband, Prentice'
.E. Forrester.
. Surviving_ relatives include.
three daughters and sons-in-law.
Betty Jean and Paul Turtzo, West
Palm Beach; Chi-is and Doug Nel-
son, Columbus, Georgia; and
June and Jerry Ingram, Talking
Rock, Georgia; a son and daugh-
ter-In-law,: Prentice E. (Bud) For-
rester.,Jr. and his wife, Lana For-
rester of. Gulf Breeze; a, sister,
Audrey Fowler, Columbus, Geor-
gia; 15 grandchildren and 17.
great-grandchildren.


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Bait Shrimp Cigar Minnows Squid Lures
Earthworms Crickets Wrigglers
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SOpen 6 a.m. Monday-Saturday
Sunday 6:30-2:30
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B. J. Pierce, Ben Hobbs, Stephen Besore and Collins Abrams.


Derby Was a

Port St. Joe's Pack 47 held
their 2nd Annual Cub Scout Pine-
wood Derby Race last Saturday,
March 11 at .:the Centennial
Building on Port St. Joe.
Approximately 20 scouts
built and decorated their cars in,
anticipation of having the win-
ning car.
For the second year in a row,
Collins Abrams had the fastest
car of the day. Second place was

911 Committee
Meeting Today
The Gulf County 911 Com-
mittee will meet on Thursday,
March 16 at 3:00 p.m., E.S.T.. in
the County Commissioner's Meet-
ing Room at the Gulf County
Courthouse.
All committee members and
the general public are Invited to
attend.


Sarah Hines
Sarah Hines., 82, of Oliver,
Georgia. passed away Sunday
morning in Gulf Pines Hospital
following a brief Illness. For the
past year she had been staying
with her sister, Mildred Williams
of Wewahitchka.
Survivors Include three -sons,
Jeffrey Hines, Mike Hines, and
Terry Hines, all of Georgia: sever-
*al grandchildren; and her sister,
Mildred Williams.
She was taken to Sylvania,
Georgia, for funeral services and
interment.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funer-
al Home, 'Wewahitchka Branch
Chapel.


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"Fast" Success
captured by Stephen Besore and
Ben Hobbs took third place. Each
of the boys who placed receive a
trophy for their efforts.
B. J; Pierce was awarded a
,plaque for the best looking car in
the race with a "Batmobile" repli-
ca.
Interagency
Council to Meet
The Gulf Interagency Coordi-
nating Council met Tuesday, Feb-
ruary 21, in the Gulf County Pub-
lic Health Unit conference room.
A work session was held to
enhance the Healthy Start Pro-
gram in Gulf County.
Representatives from Gulf
County School Board, Gulf
County Guidance Clinic, Gulf
County Public Health Unit, Agen-
cy for Health Care Administration
Sand Gulf County Head Start Pro-
grams attended the meeting.
The next meeting will be held
Tuesday, March 21, in the confer-
ence room of the Health Depart-
'ment.
The public is invited to at-
tend.

Lion's Elephant
and Garage Sale
The PotL SL Joe.-LionLs.Cluh
will hold its gigantic annual gar-
age'and white elephant sale. The
event will take place this Satur-'
day, March 18 at the Centennial
Building. Come rain or shine, the
sale will start at 8:00 a.m.
Proceeds will help the Lions
continue their civic programs
throughout Gulf County. Please
call Lion Jim at 229-8498 or Lion
Steve at 229-8360, if you have
any donations.


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PAGE 8A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1995


I1 THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN IS
SSTILL YOUR BEST FRIEND
Although we rarely hear about the physician that follows
the same old ways of daily house rounds, there are still
some of them left. In some remote areas it is the only way
for a doctor to bring health care to a community.
Today's modern physician serves in a very specialized
but much more efficient manner. He knows that if it is
possible for someone who is sick to get to the office, he is
better equipped to help them. With the facilities available he
is able to more quickly diagnose and treat his patients.
Should the services of a specialist be required, he will
suggest one.


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Lady Gators Take Tournament Win


The Wewahitchka High
School Lady Gator softball team
recently won ,the North Florida
Fast Pitch Tournament at Oak-
land Terrace Park In Panama
City. They finished the tourna-
ment with a record of four wins
and one loss.
In winning the competition,
Basketball
Tournament
Boy Scout Troop #351 will be
hosting an adult men's basketball
tournament on Saturday, March
18 at the Washington Gymna-
sium.
Entry fee for the tournament-
is $75.00. The deadline for teams'
to enter is Thursday, March 16.
-To date teams from Port St. Joe,
Wewahitchka, Apalachicola, Tyn-
dall Air Force Base, Panama City
and Tallahassee have committed
to participate in this fundraising
event.
For more information, call
229-8515.

Welding Class
Raffling Grill
The Port St. Joe High School
welding class is selling tickets for
the raffling of a grill. The cost of a
ticket is $1.00 and may be pur-
chased from any welding class
member or by calling 229-8251.
Proceeds from the raffle will
be used for the expense involved
for the boys to travel to the state
competition in Jacksonville on
April 26-28.
All community help and sup-
port will be appreciated by the
welding class members of Port St.
Joe High School.


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they defeated Chipley, 18-3, Pen-
sacola Catholic, 19-1, and Ma-
clay, 3-1..
In the first game of the finals
the Lady Gators. lost to Maclay, 4-
3, in the bottom of the 7th in-
ning. The Lady Gators bounced
back to defeat Maclay, 14-0, in
the final game.
Thelma Bryant was named
the Tournament Most Valuable
Player for her outstanding pitch-
ing performance.
PSJ Golfers Push
Record to 5-2
The Port St. Joe High School
golf team ran their record to 5-2.
last week. St. Joe, playing in a
four team match last Friday, fin-.
ished in second place.
Mosley of Panama City fin-
ished with the lead. The Sharks
had a score of 380 as they fin-
ished behind Mosley with a 365.
In third and fourth positions were
R. F. Munroe with a 395 and Wa-
kulla with a 422 score.
Buddy Mongold had 85 for
the Sharks while Clay Whitfleld
finished with an 86. They were
followed by Justin Parrish with a
103 and Kristian Richbourg with
a 106.


Sharks Win A Close One, 3-1

Gators Lose Only Sewond Game ofSeason; Sharks Extend Rewrd to 6-1
The Sharks ended Casey Kel- had two doubles and Luebe and ing up his second win. He struck Sharks Win Dist. Game
ley's perfect win streak Tuesday Corey Owens each had a double, out seven. Ryan- Yeager pitched seven
afternoon, when they defeated the Tony Madrid went the dis- C'chee 300 020- 5 6 4 strong innings, scattering nine
Wewahitchka Gators 3-1 on only tance for his second game, pick- Wewa 720 402-15 15 3 hits and allowing only four runs
two hits. as the Sharks took its initial Dis-
Kelley and Tony Madrid, who trict 3-3A.baseball win over Jef,
relieved in the fifth inning, were ferson County's Monticello Satur-
backed up by four scattered day afternoon.
Wewa hits. The right-hander, struck out
The Sharks scored twice in; four and walked four, as he rarf
the first inning when Cameron,"his mound record to 2-0 for the
Likely reached first on an error season.
and was advanced by Jesse Col-; Yeager aided his own cause
bert's sacrifice. Ryan Yeager drew by slamming a triple and a single.
a walk and Brian Jenkins drilled Jesse Colbert added two hits.
a double to score Likely. Likely ...OWR Doyle Crosby had a two-run s-!n-
then scored on Wayne Summers' ;.' LVAl gle and Jeff Player an RBI single.
sacrifice to right field before Kel-~ E L Most of the Shark hits and
ley finally shut them down. i! I' ..
ley finally shut them down. RBI came in the fourth inning, as
The Gators came roaring "the Sharks pushed four runs
back in their half of the fourth, across the plate to take a lead
when John Gibbs' RBI single i 4 they never gave up.
drove in David Hysmith who had, St. Joe 014 000 0-5 8 2
reached base on an error. rJeff. 010 012 0-4 9 1
The Sharks scored an insu-,
rance run in the fifth inning on
Colbert's double to right center,V
scoring Likely with his second ..-
run of the game.
Russell Young pitched six
good innings for the Sharks to
earn the win. Young gave up one
run on four hits and one walk. He
recorded one strikeout.A
Young started the seventh,,
when he gave the lead-off batter
his single walk of the game. Brad
Smith came on in relief and got
Will Sumner to pop to second.
Tranum McLemore then hit a
screaming grounder to second f r
the second out. Madrid drew a
walk before Josh Baxley popped
to the catcher to end the game.,r-
Kelley was charged with loss: ... .
The Sharks are now 6-1 and
the Gators are now 8-2.
The Sharks will host Florida
High Saturday at 12:00 noon, fol-
lowed by a JV game.
PSJ 200 010 0-3 6 4 .
Wewa 000 100 0-14.2Z : "
SGators Beat Altha'
Gator, batters, slammed 13,
hits and freshman pitcher Josh
Baxley and David Hysmith com-
bined their' efforts to toss a no-
hitter at Altha Monday, as the
Gators chalked up their seventh
win of the season against one'
loss. The Gators stopped the
Wildcats, 16-1 in a game which
was stopped in the fifth inning by
the 10-run rule.
Baxley hurled the first three .
innings for his first start of the
year, before giving way to Hys-_
mith, who finished the game.
The Gators scored eight runs
behind each of their pitchers.
Will Sumner led the Gatorat- a.
tack with three hits and two RBI. '
Tommy Gaskin had two hits and
three RBI, Hysmith helped him-
self with two hits and two RBI
and Wayne Leube has two hits.
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Gators Sting Jackets
The Gators jumped on Chat-
tahoochee Yellow Jacket pitching'
for 15 hits last Friday and turned
them all into runs as they defeat-
ed the Jackets, 15-5, still owning
a sparkling 7-1 record for the sea-
son.
The Jackets ran up a three
run lead in the'first inning, but
the Gators came boundingback
in the bottom of the first for seven
runs and enough to take the vica-
tory. The Gators ,scored twice
more in the second, four runs in
the fourth and two in the sixth. :,
Wayne Luebe and Jphn
Gibbs paced the Gator attack, go-
ing three for four. Will Sumner.
Tommy Gaskin and David Hys-
mith each had two hits. Gibbs


' I ews On Dental 1Health

FRANK D. MAI, D.M.D.


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never had it replaced, there are
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mouth that you may not notice
until a serious dental problem
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be taking place in the roots and
supporting the bones of the
teeth on either side of the gap.
Teeth on either side are now
leaning toward the open space.
The opposing tooth on which
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Credit Union Reveals Growth for Year at Meeting


RENFRO AUTO PARTS


2nd PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Gulf County is applying to the Florida Department of Community Affairs
-(DCA) for a grant under the neighborhood revitalization in the amount of
$600,000 under the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant
(CDBG) program. For each activity that is proposed, at least 70 percent of
the funds must benefit low and moderate income persons. The activities,
dollar a-mounts and estimated percentage benefit to low and moderate in-
come persons for which Gulf County is applying are:


Manager Wesley Atkins re-
ported to the annual meeting of'
the St. Joe Papermakers Federal
Credit Union that their facility.
had grown by more .than $2:.6
million over the past year. The fi-
nancial institution now has as-,
sets of $29.1 million and is still
growing.
Atkins, loan officer Richard
Quackenbush and president Har-
ry Lee Smith, all gave reports of
solidity and service to the mem-
bers attending the meeting in the
Coliseum Tuesday night
Quackenbush reported the
credit union had $23 million of
loans in its portfolio. with 791- of
Its assets at work furnishing its
members' financial needs. He fur-
ther ,said the firm had 40% of its
loans on automobiles and 40% as.
real estate loans with the remain-
ing 20% in other types of loans.


President Smith told the.
membership the credit union
didn't invest in stocks and bonds,
but placed its money only in in-
vestments which were safe to in-
sure the stability of the institu-
tion. 'You can rest assured that
your credit union is sound,"
Smith declared.
The credit 'gave gave away
some three dozen door prizes, in-
cluding a TV set, a VCR, compact
disk players and a number of oth-
er prizes.
New officers were elected for
the new year Including Harry Lee
Smith. president: Ralph Macom-
ber. 1st vice president; Larry
Bateman. second vice president;
Anne Strait, treasurer and Mike
Bush. secretary.
Strait was re-elected to a full
three-year term on the. Board of
Directors.


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Winners gather to collect their prizes at the conclusion of the annual
credit union meeting.


month was an outstanding pro-
gram prepared by Carl White,


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Kim Davis is shown with the 25" color TV she won at the annual meet-
ing.. .


principal designee at the school.
Mr. White presented a panel of
African-Americans .from our very
own community who, over the
years, have become outstanding
role models for our young to fol-,
low. The highlight of the program"
was a presentation from Elijah,
Smiley, a former student of Port'
St. Joe High School, who is now
an outstanding attorney in Pana-.
ma City.
As part of the celebration
many local businesses, churches
and individuals contributed vari-
ous prizes to those students who
participated in the activities of
Black History Month. Those con-
tributors are as follows: New York
Country Delli, Video Merchant,
New Bethel A.M.E. Church, Big
Star, Wewahitchka State Bank,
St. Joe Papermakers Federal
Credit Union, Citizens Federal
Savings Bank, Philadelphia Primi-
iUve Baptist Church and Saveway.
The students and faculty of
Port St. Joe Middle School want
to thank all those who contribut-
ed to making the month-long cel-
ebration such a big success. ,,,


Peterson's Aide
in Port St. Joe
U. S. Congressman Pete Pe-
terson has announced that Ken-
Davis, a representative from his
Panama City district office will
visit Port St. Joe to meet with
constituents from 3:30 p.m. to
4:30 p.m.. E.S.T., Wednesday,
March 22 in the law library of the'
Gulf County Courthouse.
Peterson said Davis, who will
be visiting.Gulf County monthly.
will provide information and help
to residents with questions and
problems related to the Federal
government.


Board Meeting
The Board of Directors of the
Gulf County Guidance Clinic. Inc.
will hold its regular scheduled
meeting on Tuesday, March 21 at
noon. eastern standard time.
The meeting will be held at
the Gulf County Guidance Clinic,
Inc. in Port St. Joe.


Estimated
Dollar Amount
$508,000
$43,000


Estimated
LMI Benefit


63%7.


016 Engineering $49,000 63%
The.exacf figures for the budget will become available no later than
March 28, 1995, as engineering data and other cost estimates are made
available. However, in no case may the grant application exceed $600,000.
Gulf County plans to minimize displacement of persons as a result of
planned CDBG funded activities by not acquiring any occupied real
property. If any persons are displaced as a result of these planned activi-
ties, the County will assist such person by seeing that the displaced per-
sons receive the benefits to which they are entitled under Public Law 91-
646.
A public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the'
application will held on Thursday, March 23, 1995 at 5 p.m. local time in
County Commission Chambers at the Gulf County Courthouse in Port St.
Joe.
A draft copy of the application will be made available at Gulf County Cir-
cuit Clerk's Office at the Gulf County Courthouse on Monday through
Friday during normal business hours no more than five days after March
28, 1995. The application will be submitted to DCA on or before March
28, 1995. To obtain additional information concerning the application and
the public hearing contact Don Butler, 'Gulf County Commission, Phone
(904) 229-6112 or 229-6113.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible loca-
tion. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing
impaired or the visually impaired should contact the above cited office at
least three calendar days prior to the meeting and a 'language interpreter
will be provided. .
Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing
'should contact the above cited office at least three calendar days prior to
the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Tele-
communication Device for the Deaf (TDD), please call (904) 229-6112.,
Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meet-
ing should contact Mr. Butler at least thiee calendar days prior to the
meeting.
Pursuant to Section 102 of the HUD Reform Act of 1989, the following
disclosures will be submitted to DCA with the application. The disclo-
sures will be made available by the Gulf County Commission and DCA
for public inspection upon request. These disclosures will,be available on
and after the date of submission of the application and shall continue to
be available for a minimum of five years.
1. Other government (Federal, State and Local) assistance to the project in
the form of a gift, grant, loan guarantee, insurance payment, rebate, sub--
sidy, credit, tax benefit, or other form or direct or indirect benefit by
source and amount. .
2. The identities and pecuniary interests of all developers, contractors, or
consultants involved in the application for assistance or in the planning
or development of the project or activity.
3. The identities and pecuniary interests of any persons with a pecuniary
interest in the project that can reasonably be expected to exceed
$50,000.00 or 10 percent of the grant request (whichever is lower).
4. For those developers, contractors consultants, property owners, or oth-
ers listed in two (2) or three (3) above which are corporations, or other en-
tities, the identification and pecuniary interests by corporation entity of
each officer, director, principal stockholder, or other official of the entity.
5. The expected sources of all funds to be provided to the project by each
of the providers of those funds and the amount provided; and
6. The expecteduses of all funds by activity and amount.
Gulf County is a fair housing, equal opportunity, handicap responsive ju-
risdiction.
Publish: ltc March 16, 1995


Elijah Smiley, an attorney in Pana-
ma. City, speaks to Middle Schoolers
during Black History Month.

Black History

Month Observed
at Middle School
Port St. Joe Middle School re-
cently celebrated Black History
Month with many fun-filled as
well as educational activities.
Each day, students rushed to the
office 'to be the first to 'correctly
answer questions' about famous
Black Americans. Other students
prepared 'and presented,, via the
'daily announcements, biogra-
phies of African-Americans who
have made important contribu-
tions to our American heritage.
Those students who enjoy being
creative prepared posters and
booklets, to add to the occasion.
One of the highlights of the


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PAGE 2B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1995


Honor Roll Students In Port St. Joe Schools


Va Offers Health


Wes Taylor, principal of Port
St. Joe High School has an-
nounced the students who at-
tained the scholastic level neces-
sary to be named to the honor
roll for the fourth six weeks peri-
od.'
Those earning all A's were:
Ninth Grade: 'Dorthy Davis,
Jeremy Dixon, Sabrina Hanson
and Jarred Patterson.
Tenth Grade: Germain Clark,
Karen Falbe. Tina Klope. Kayce
Knox, Olivia Kumarickal, Stepha-
nie Maxwell, Latrina McNeal, ,Har-
mony Priest and Eric Wisdahl.
Eleventh Grade: Destiny Dan-
iels, 'Leslie Falson, Heather
Fields Brigette Godfrey, Kristl
Lawrence, Jennifer Smallwood
and Alyson Williams.
Twelfth Grade: Dyshanda
Boykins, Melissa Nobles, Michelle
Tapia and Michele Wisdahl.
Thpose,earning all A's and B's
were:
Ninth Grade: Kyle Adkison,
William Bryant, Christopher Ca-.
they, -.Robbie Dixson, Jason Gam-i
mill, Lisa: Hambrick, Nacoa Ho-.
gan, iQuint Klingbeil, Kimberly
Lamberson, Stephanie Lawrence,
Terri Martin, Jermaine Peterson,
Tommie Richter, Gretchen Ste-
vens; ,Gregory Summers, Georgi-
na : Walden, Jodie Wear, Castie
White and Casle Williams.
Tenth Grade: Gabriel Clark;
Karen Clark, Jesse Colbert, Doyle
Crosby, Joanna Cutler, Robble
Funderburk, Jonathan Gilmore,.
Michael Groh. Lance Harisori,.
Gena Johnson, Charles Lanford.
Jennifer Martin, Priscilla Medina.
Rocky Quinn, Chris Richardson.
Adrian 'Richbpurg, Bryan Simon,
Nicholas Sweazy, John Tatum,
Karen Thomas, William Todd,
Matthew White. Clifford Whitfeld,
Stefanie Wibberg. Christy Wood
and Misty Wood.
Eleventh Grade: William Ad-
kison. LaTonya Bailey. Erica
Beard, Kimberly Burkett, Sara


2nd PU

HEARING


Fox, Deanna Horton, Kent McCul-
lough, Jeff Player, Elizabeth Red-
mond and Matthew Roberson.
Twelfth Grade: Charron Addi-
son, Harlotte Bolden, Christopher
Buchanan, Stacey Butts, Davida
Byrd, Kristi Capps, William Ca-
they, Robert Dorman, i'Teresa
Evensen, Stephanie. Gaddis, Nat-
alie Gant, Brett Hanson, Heather
Hanson, Cheyenne Harrison, Jon
'Hawkins, Tawanda Jenkins, Alice
Kennington, Rachel Lane, Rebec-
ca Lindsey, Chrystina Marquardt,
Veronica, McCloud, Johanna
McMullon, Michael Mock, Can-
dice Upchurch, (Georgette Wal-
den, John Wear, Shelly Weston
and Jessica White. .


Port St. Joe Middle School


Chris Earley, principal of Port
St. Joe Middle School would like,
to announce the students who at-
tained the, distinction of being
named to the honor roll for the
fourth six weeks period.
Those earning all A's were:
Seventh Grade: Erica Ailes,
Alicia Christie, Brandon Davis,
John Gainous, Lacey Johnson,
Amanda Marquardt, Daniel Park-
er, Clay Smallwood, Nicole Smith,,
and Lea Todd.
Eighth Grade: Michael Beard-
en, Anna Duren, Jim Faison.,
Wade Kennington, Rachel
McCroan, Julia Six, Lindsay Wil-
liams and Nathan Wisdahl.
Those earning all A's and B's


Port St, ]oe Elementary School
Gerald Lewter, principal of Jessica Ford, Kale Guillot, Ashley,
Port St. Joe Elementary School Haddock, Luke Howard, Brian'
would like ,to announce the stu- Jones, Caycee Kennedy, Latrice
dents who attained the distinc- Larry, Moses Medina, Melissa
tion of being named to the honor Nixon, B. J. Pierce, Amber Priest,
rpll for the fourth six weeks peri- Nicholas Reynolds, Nicole Shiver,
od. B. J. Strickland. Joshua Watkins
Those earning all were: and Preston Wigsten.
Third Grade: Collins Abrams, Fourth Grade:' Amy Doster,
Brittany Alford, Becky Belin, Kalnon Douglas, Patrick Fitzge-
Thomas Curry, Ashby Davis, Mol- rald, Margaret Gibson, Jolle Ho-
ly Garrett, Terrance: Holland, gan, Carla Johnson, Christopher
Randi Sasser and Stephen Taran- 'Knox, Contessia Layfleld, Jennib
tinb. ferRaffield. ZacheryRoney. Mat-
Fourth Grade: Susan Ellmer, thew Rose. Jessica Sherrill, Anna
James Daniels, Colleen Falbe, Sa- Tankersley, Jonathan Wanchik,
rah Quaranta and Bryan Thom- Tyler Weimorts and Bobby White.
as., Fifth Grade: Mary Amerson,
Fifth Grade : Ashley Bryan. Linette Bailey, Jeffery Brown;
Lisa Curry, Anna Kate Reynolds Natalie Burge. Josh Carter, Josh-
and Heidi Wells. ua Dandy, Rob Dykes, Chad Had-
Sixth Grade: Bonnie Belin, dock, Melanie Jones, Prince
James Capps, Nick Comforter, Jones, Thomas Lee, Patrick Mas-
Amber Daniels, Susan Medina, tro, Carla Money, Cody Nobles,'
Tanva Varnum, Tabitha Wanchik, Ken Peak, Paula Pitts, Brittany
Leslie White and Travis Wright. Reeves, .Alex Richards, Crystal
., .. -, Watkins and Laura WendtL
Those earning all A's and B's Sixth Grade: ,Ben Ashcraf,
were: ; Mary Beck. Sam Bell, Michael
Third Grade: Stephen Besore. Boulngton. Kristy Branson,
Jessica Bland, Micah Dodson. Bucky Burkett, Matt Caswell,
Jennifer Craig. Amber Davis, Lo-,
retta Dykes, Tammetrius Farmer,.
Quatina Fennell, Princess Likely;
BL C Angela Martinez, Angela McDow-
[BLIl ell, Jessie Pate, B. J. Presnell,
Jessica Seymour, Josh Todd, Ty-.
S Tr f- netta Towner, Jarrod Wester and
NOTICE SkylerWood.'


were:
Seventh Grade: Danielle
Bryan, Kylene Butler, Connie
Combs, Kevin Conoley, Shelton
Jeffcoat, Megan Johnson, Can-
dice Kennedy, Justin Kent, Brad
Knox, Julie Lanford, Wayne Lind-
sey, Henry Lowrey, Craig Phillips,
Lisa Rowan, Neikole Royster,
Rocker Salzer, Alicia Sanders,
Ashley Stephens, Ryan Stephens,
and Rachel Watson..
Eighth Grade: Samantha Am-
brose, Jennifer Butler, James
Daniels, Tracey' Fitzgerald, April
Godwin, Betty Ingram, Rikkl
Johnson, Laura Kilbourn, Mat-
'thew McCraney. Wendy Sander,
Janah Strickland. Krystal
Tharpe, Donna Thomas and Kiki
Williams.

Highland View
Elementary
Catherine Barfield, principal
of Highland View Elementary
School would like to announce
the students who attained the
distinction of being named to the
honor roll for the fourth six weeks
period.
Those earning all A's were:
Third Grade:. Meggle Boone
and Brittany Crocker.
Fourth Grade: Traci Richard-
son, Stephen Gaddis, Jenny
O'Barr and Danielle Barnes.
Fifth Grade: ,Audra Williams
and Drew Tuten.
Sixth Grade: Holly Stewart
and Karissa Thomas.
Those earning all A's and B's
Third Grade: Jennifer Haun,
Jenny H-ersey, Austin Horton, Ru-,.
shelle Lamboy, Heather Lynch.
Shawn Reynolds, Ashley Sander,
Thomas Hayden, Tiffany Mat-
thews, Nick Burrows and James
McArdle.
Fourth Grade: Adam Nixon,
Aaron Hamm, Brad Blackmon.
Christina Colson, Joshua John
and Vicki Reed. '
Fifth Grade: Joe Robinson,
Brooke Moore, Amanda Kent and
Jason Hart.
Sixth Grade: Stephanie
Blackmon,'.Alex Hernandez,
'Christy Jones, Jenny Patterson
and Seth Williams.


Scholarships


The Department of Veterans
Affairs is announcing the availa-
bility of scholarships to nursing,
nurse anesthesia, and occupa-
tion, physical and respiratory
therapy students for the 1995-96
school year. This year, for the
first time, physician assistant,
students at the baccalaureate,
and master's level also may apply
for the awards.
Awards are intended for stu-
dents in the final year of an asso-
ciate degree in nursing or respira-
tory therapy, or the final two
years of a baccalaureate ,or mas-
ter's degree in a nursing, occupa-
tional, physical and respiratory
therapy, or physician assistant
program.
Recipients receive tuition, ed-
ucational expenses and a month-
ly stipend of $767. In exchange,
participants agree to serve as a.
full-time professional in, a VA
health facility for a period of hwo
years.,
The program, instituted In
1982 to provide VA with adequate
numbers of health-care profes-
sional, has granted more that


4,000 student scholarship
awards. Approximately half of the
award winners. are employed byc
VA, many in significant clinical'
leadership positions.
Requests for applications
may be made March 1 through
May 19 by calling (202) 535-
7528. Requests received after"
these dates cannot be processed.


Mexico Beach
AARP Luncheon
The Mexico Beach Chapter of
A.A.R.P. will hold a luncheon
meeting on Friday, March 17 be-
ginning at 'noon in the Chamber
of Commerce building.
Corned ,beef and cabbage,
rolls and tea will be furnished for
the luncheon. Those attending
are asked to bring a side dish or
a dessert to complete the meal.
The meeting will feature
speaker, Jerry Girvin, with the
Bay County Sheriffs Department,
who will be addressing senior citi-
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The City of Wewahitchka is applying to the Florida Department of Com-
munity Affairs (DCA) for a grant under commercial revitalization in the
amou.- of $500,000 under the Small Cities Community .Deyelopment'
Block.prant (CDBG) programrFor each-activity thatisiroposed,,at least
70 percent of the funds must benefit low and moderate income persons.
The activities, dollar amounts and estimated percentage benefit to low
and moderate income persons for which the City of Wewahitchka is ap-
plying are:


Activity .. Estimated Range
,-'.... -. .of Cost '
09a Rehabilitation $404,500
008 Temporary Relocation $ 28,000
013 Administration $ 67,500


Estimated
LMI Benefit
100


The housing assistance may be conducted city-wide.
The City of Wewahitchka plans to minimize displacement of persons as a
result of planned CDBG funded activities by not acquiring any occupied
real property. If any persons are displaced as a result of these planned ac-
tivities, the City will assist such person by seeing that the displaced per-
sons receive the benefits to which they are entitled under the City's local
housing assistance relocation policy.
A public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comnient on the
application will heldThursday, March ,23, 1995 at Wewahitchka City Hall,
Osceola & Second Street, Wewahitchka, FL 32465. Phone (904) 639-2605.
The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. local time.
A draft copy of the application will be made available at Wewahitchka
City Hall on Monday through Friday during normal business hours no"
more than five days after March 28, 1995. The application will be submit-
ted to DCA on or before March 28, 1995. To obtain additional information
concerning the application and the public hearing contact City Clerk
Tweda McGlon, Wewahitcha City Hall, phone (904) 639-2605.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible loca-
tion. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing
impaired or the visually impaired should contact the above cited office at
least three calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter
will be provided. .
Any non-English speaking person wishin to attend the public hearing
should contact the above cited office at least three calendar days prior to
the meeting and a language interpreter.will be provided. To access a Tele-
communication Device for the Deaf (TDD), please call (904) 639-2605.
Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meet-
ing should contact Mrs. McGlon at least three calendar days prior to the
meeting.
Pursuanit to Section .102 of the HUD Reform Act of '1989, the following.
disclosures will be submitted to DCA with.the application. The disclo-:
sures will be made available by the City of Wewahitchka and DCA for
public inspection upon request. These disclosures will be available on
and after the date of submission of the application and shall continue to'
be available for a minimum of five years.
1. Other government.(Federal, State and Local) assistance to the project in
the form of a gift, grant, loan guarantee, insurance payment, rebatesub-
sidy, credit, tax benefit, or other form or direct or indirect benefit by
source and amount.
2. The identities and pecuniary interests of all developers, contractors, or
consultants involved in the application for assistance or in the planning
or development of the project or activity.
3. The identities and pecuniary interests of any persons with a pecuniary
interest in the project' that can reasonably be expected to exceed
$50,000.00 or 10 percent of the grant request (whichever is lower).
4. For those developers, contractors consultants, property owners, or oth-
ers listed in two (2) or three (3) above which are corporations, or other en-
tities, the identification and pecuniary interests by-corporation entity of
each officer, director, principal stockholder, or other official of the entity.
5. The expected sources'of all funds to be provided to the project, by each
of the providers of those funds and the amount provided; and
6. The expected uses of all funds by activity and amount.
The City of Wewahitchka is a fair housing, equal opportunity, handicap
responsive jurisdiction.
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. MARCH 16. 1995


Carol Dixon Heads Up Securities Division of First Union Bank


Carol Dixon of First Union
National Bank of Florida has suc-
' cessfully completed the licensing
examination for the Series 6 and
63 broker's licenses to sell mutu-
al funds, including the bank's pri-
vate label funds, the First Union
and Evergreen Funds. Dixon is


kerage area.
Dixon will continue to provide
all of the bank's products and
services. In addition, she will now
be able to offer mutual furids as
an investment. Licensing and reg-
istration are required by securi-
ties regulators Including various


state securities commissions.
Dixon Is now the head of the
Branch's Financial Services and
Investment Department. She has
been employed with First Union
for 23 years. She was formerly
the Branch's Operations Manag-
er. Mrs. Dixon is a graduate of
Port St. Joe High School and is
married to Tommy Dixon and
they have two sons, Matt 16 and
Jeremy 14.
The intensive and thorough


training program, which is be-
coming a model for the industry
combines classroom and home
study plus a rigorous examina-
tions. In addition, the bank has
developed a software system that
enables licensed representatives
to evaluate each product in terms
of customer's individual require-
ment, including investment goals
and risk tolerance.
The First Union Funds are a
family of 17 mutual funds distrib-


uted by Federated Securities uor-
poration of Pittsburgh, PA. In
June, First Union completed the
acquisition of Lieber & Co., a New
York-based research and Invest-
ment management' firm and in-
vestment advisor to the $3.1 bil-
lion Evergreen family of 16
mutual funds. .
The Investment advisor to the
First Union Funds is First Union
National Bank of North Carolina.
The Funds are offered through


First Union BroKerage services,
Inc., member of NASD and SIPC
and an affiliate of the investment
advisor. On March 31, 1994,
First Union Corporation (NYSE:
FTU and FIUpr) reported assets
of $72.6 billion and operated
1,308 banking offices in Florida,
North Carolina, South Carolina.
Georgia, Virginia, Tennessee, Ma-
ryland and Washington, D.C.,
and ;206 non-banking offices in
39 states.


FAIR HOUSING NOTICE
The City of Port St. Joe is dedicated to fair housing principles. Fair hous-
ingis an area in which everyone has a right to obtain housing without dis-
crimination. The City of Port St. Joe has officially adopted a Fair Housing
Ordinance which prohibits discrimination in housing because of race, col-
or, national origin, religion, age, sex, handicap and familial status. This or-
dinance covers housing related activities such as real estate sales, advertis-
ing, bank transactions, mortgages, rentals and any similar activity which
may deal with persons seeking housing.
The City has developed an education program to inform residents and oth-
er appropriate persons regarding affordable fair housing opportunities.
A short training session will be held by the City in conjunction with the
city's second public hearing regarding its CDBG application. The fair
housing training session will be held in the meeting room of the fire sta-
tion adjacent to the city hall and will begin at 6 p.m. local time, on Thurs-
day, March 23,1995.
Interested persons are urged to attend.'
For additional information contact City Clerk Jim Maloy, jity Hall, 305
Fifth Street, P. 0. Box 278, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Phone (904) 229-8261.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible loca-
tion. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing im-
paired or the visually impaired should contact Mr. Maloy at least three cal-
endar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any
non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should
contact Mr. Maloy at least three calendarvdays prior to the meeting and a
language interpreter will be provided. To'access a Telecommunication De-.
vice for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call 904-229-8261. Any handicapped
person requiring special accommodationlat this meeting should contact
Mr. Maloy at least three calendar days prior to the meeting.
A fair housing, equal opportunity and handicap responsive jurisdiction.
Publish ltc March 16, 1995


Carol Dixon


now a dual employee of First Un-
ion Brokerage Services, Inc., one
of the nation's oldest and largest
bank-owned securities firms.
Responding to customer de-
mand for investment choices,
First Union launched an initiative
last fall to train and license two
employees In nearly all of its
more than 1,300 branches to sell
mutual funds throughout Its.
banking region. To date, 1,250
First Union branch personnel in.
the Carolinas, Florida and Geor-
gia have been licensed.
"In order to fully meet our
customers' financial needs, we
trained and developed our own,
sales force of licensed representa-
tives." said Richard K.. Wagoner,
head of First Union's Capital
Management Group, the invest-
ment manager of the bank's bro-



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Tax-Aide is AARP's largest
community service program,
helping 1.5 million people a year
file federal, state, and local tax re-
turns. Nearly 30,000 volunteers
help older low and moderate In-
come taxpayers at 10,000 sites
throughout the country.
Locally, the volunteers are
still at work. Typically, tax help is
'provided by trained counselors to
visitors of established Tax-Aide.
sites. However. the program
reaches out to those who can't
come to-it. Counselors travel: to
hospitals, nursing homes as well
as to the homes of shut-ins and
the disabled. Phone calls pertain-
ing to tax problems are welcome
at all times.
The local sites will be in oper-
ation until April 17 and are locat-
ed at the Port St Joe Library on
Monday, from 1:30 p.m. until
5:30 p.m., E.S.T., 'at the Mexico
Beach Fire Station on each Tues-
day, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00
p.m., C.S.T. For off-site service,
please call Martha Rommes at
648-8418.


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ATTENTION; REALTORS, BANKERS,
INSURANCE AGENTS, RENTAL AGENTS
FAIR-HOUSING NOTICE
The following local governments are dedicated to fair housing principles: Gulf
County, the City of Wewahitchka and the City of Port St. Joe. Fair housing is
an area in which everyone has a right to obtain housing without discrimina-
tion. The jurisdictions above have officially adopted a Fair Housing Ordinance
which prohibits discrimination in housing because of race, color, national ori-
gin, religion, age, sex, handicap and familial status. This ordinance covers most
housing related activities such as real estate sales, advertising, bank transac-
tions, mortgages, rentals and any similar activity which may deal wathlpersons
seeking housing.
These local governments have developed an education program to inform resi-
dents and other appropriate persons regarding affordable and fair housing op-
portunities.,
A short training session will be held in,Gulf County Commission Chambers at
the Gulf County Courthouse in Port St. Joe. The brief session will begin at 4
p.m. local time on Thursday, March123, 1995. The training is directed toward
realtors, bankers, rental agents, landlords and all other interested persons. For
more information, persons may contact Don Butlerat (904) 229-6112 or 229-
6113.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location.
Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or
the visually impaired should contact Mr. Butler at least three calendar days
prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-English
speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Mr. Butler
at least three calendar days prior to the meeting and ajlanguage interpreter will
be provided. To access a Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD)
please call 904-229-6112: Any handicapped person requiring special accommo-
dation at this meeting should contact Mr. Butler at least three calendar days
prior to the meeting.
The above-cited local governments are fair housing, equal opportunity and
handicap responsive jurisdictions.
Publish 1tc March 16, 1995


NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF


NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF

TYNDALL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION



39th ANNUAL MEETING 4

Wednesday, March 22, 1995/NCO Club, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida/Door Prize Drawings.
Voting 6 p.m.-7 p.m./Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance/Call to Order and Welcome 7 p.m.


MEET THE 1995 NOMINEES
Board of Directors
Three-Year Term-3 Vacancies


INCUNIBENTS
S, MARGARET J. BENTZ
the Tyndall Federal Credit Union Board of Di-
rectors, and believe my qualifications will allow
ie to contribute to our continued success'and
I have served on the Tyndall Federal Credit
Union Board of Directors for the past fourteen
years. I am currently serving on the Building, Strategic Planning,
Budget, and Delinquent Loan Committees and I am currently
Chairman of the Insurance Committee. My goal during these
years has been to ensure personnel policies were fair, and our
continued growth in our facilities and equipment is the best to
serve our members.
I am currently employed as a Budget/Accounting Analyst and a
Financial Manager for the Headquarters Air Force Civi Engi-
neering Support Agency. I direct policy and procedures for our
Financial Managers worldwide.
My education is in accounting, budgeting and industrial engi-
neering and I have been employed by the Air Force for 37 years.
JENNY SUE HAYWARD
I truly wish to continue serving as a volunteer
for Tyndall Federal 'Credit Umon. Currently I'
am Treasurer of the Board of Directors, and
my first three-year term on the board is expir-
ing. I certainly enjoyed serving this first term
and was very pleased to receive the Volunteer
Achievement Program "Filene" Award for
Credit Union Volunteers. I served as Chairperson of the Market-
ing, Building, and Office Automation Committees. I also served
on other Board committees including Personnel, Strategic Plan-
ning, Budget, Execume, TQOM, and Asset/Liability Management.
My prior employment at WVriht-Patt Credit Union, Dayton Ohio;
recent experience as a TFCO Board Member; and management,
experience as Controller of Fust Charter FCU, Colorado springs ,
Colorado give me the background necessary to continue el-
fectively serving the membership of TFCU. In addition to my ed-
ucation and training in Accounting, I am seeking a degree in
Public Administration. I feel I am well qualified to continued
faithfully serving the TFCU. members, and would appreciate your-
support.
-. JOSEPH E. SINGLETARY
I would like to continue to serve you as a
member of the Board of Directors at Tyndall
Federal Credit Union. I have approximately
nineteen years of Credit Union experience as
a volunteer and employee. I served as a mem-
ber of the Credit Corimmittee for eight years,
as a Board Member for nine years, and as a
Loan Officer for two years at Tyndall Federal Credit Union.
I currently serve as Secretary o the Board of Directors, in addition
I serve as Ciairman of the Personnel 'Committee. I am a member
of the Executive, Delinquent Loan, Building, Strategic Planning.
Asset/Liability Management and Budget Committee. I have also
served the Gulf Coast Chapter of Credit Unions of the Flonda
Credit Union League as a Board Member, Education Chairman,
Vice President, and President during the past twelve sears.
I retired as a Chief Master Sergeant from the U.S. Air Force in
1978, after more than 28 years of active service. My formal edu-
cation consists of 65 credit hours in Human Resources, General
Management and Medical Technology. I have also completed nu-
merous Credit Union oriented training courses and programs. 1
hold the Edward A. Filene Award for having completed most of
the Volunteer Achiesement Programs offered by the Credit
Union National Association. I am a graduate of'ATC's NCO
Leadership School and the Air Force Senior NCO Academy.
I feel my experience and working knowledge of the Credit Union
movement will enable me to make a continued contribution to
the success of TFCU. This is a challenging opportunity requiring
not only knowledge and experience, but dedication and a willing-
ness to adapt to .changing times. I would appreciate your support
for re-election.
ADDITIONAL NOMINEES
EDGAR F. ALEXANDER
This is the best credit union in the Air Force!
I say this from 28 years of Air Force experi-
ence, fourteen of them here at Tyndall. TFCU
has been central to my success fi financial en-
deavors, whether real estate investments, life's
savings or 'home mortgage. My fervent desire
is to 'see this credit union maintain it's "personal service" heri-
tage, maximize savings return and ensure this "personal touch"
growvs with the Credit Union into the next century.
My background in planning, programing and budgeting as well as
engineenng, is most usefu to making informed decisions as your
voice on te Board of Directors. As Chief of the Wright Labora-
tory Operating Location at Tyndall AFB, I manage a force of en-
gineers, scientists, carpenters, admin., equipment operators, me-
chanics, and chemist who develop technology solutions to Air
Force civil engineering problems, with an annual budget of over
$14 million. Educationally, I have Bachelors & Master Degrees in
Mechanical Engineering and 28 years of experience managing
people, budgets and projects.
My wife of twenty years is the former Lois Freeman of Holt,
Florida and I am the proud father of one daughter, Jamie. I look
forward to earning your vote and continued service to OUR
Credit Union.


GEORGE T. LEWIS
I have been impressed with the foresight, pro-
gressive management and efficient operations
of Tyndall Federal Credit Union and would
welcome the opportunity to contribute to its
continued growth and success as a member of
your Board of Directors.
i I am a recently retired U.S. Air Force colonel
with nearly 29 years of service. During my Air Force career, I
commanded an F-15 fighter squadron, TAC's largest fighter
wing and NORAD's largest air defense sector, and retired as
vice commander of the First Air Force. In these assignments, I
managed multimillion dollar budgets, wide-ranging personnel
programs, and complex weapons systems, gaining extensive lead-
ership and management expertise.
My education includes an M.S. in Management, a B.A. in Eco-
nomics, as well as the completion of numerous Air Force Qual-
ity, Leadership' and Management courses and seminars.
After serving all over the world in the Air Force, my family and
I have gotten "sand in our shoes", and made Panama City our
home. I am currently employed with McDonnell Douglas Corpo-
ration at Tyndall AFB and my wife is a guidance counselor at
Bay High School. We are both active in community activities. I
am a member of the Order of Daedalians, the Air Force As-
sociation and The Retired Officers Association.
I have long been committed to the principles of quality leader-
ship and management, and have personally seen the positive im-
pacts of focusing on customer satisfaction as the primary objec-
tive of many organizations. As a member of your Board of Di-
rectors, I will work diligently to ensure that this same intense'
focus on meeting the needs of ouir'customers, our members, will
make a great credit union even better. I ask for your support.

LEE D. LINGREN
I believe a Tyndall Federal Credit Union
S Board of Directors member must have a var-
"'' ied career and educational background, in
order to effectively serve the membership.
I served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force
from 1973 to 1977, after which I earned a
Pl l ib '1 ~Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
m the University of Wisconsin. I worked for seven yearsas a
Compliance Representative and Field Auditor of the Wisconsin
Department of Revenue. I am a Wisconsin Certified Public Ac-
countant and my Florida certification is pending. I recently com-
pleted a Master Of Science in Management from Troy State
University.
Upon leaving the U.S. Air Force in 1977, I joined the 148th
Fighter Group, Minnesota Air National Guard, and served for
14 years as a traditional weekend guardsman. In 1991, I re-
turned to active duty when the 148th activated Detachment 1 at
TyndaUll AFB. I continue to serve with the 148th as Specialist
Flight Supervisor for the F-16 aircraft on alert at Tyndall AFB.
As a Master Sergeant, I feel I can serve the needs of both the
enlisted members, and other members of Tyndall Federal Credit
Union. I ask for the opportunity to do so.
JAMES K.MICHELL
It is my desire to serve on the Board of Di-
rectors for Tyndall Federal Credit Union. I
have previously served ten years as a member
of the Board of Directors and I have served
on every committee in the Credit Union. Dur-
ing my previous term on the Board, I served
as Treasurer (4 years) and also as .Chairman
of the following committees: Budget, Personnel and Building. I
was previously Chairman of the Supervisory Committee (Internal
Auditor) for 13 years.
I retired from the U.S. Navy as a Chief Navy Exchange Special-
ist. I also passed the Federal Government Certified Accountant
examination and served as a professional accountant' for the
Government for 20 years.
My educational background is as follows: University of Illinois -
1 year, University of Southern Mississippi 4 years; my major
:was Business Administration with a minor in Accounting. I also
attended Gulf Coast Community College six months studying
Computer Science. I have completed credit union courses Audit-
ing, Auditing I, Auditing II, History, Philosophy, Financial Re-
ports, and Managing Risk for Credit Unions. I am a member of
following organizations; Fleet Reserve, Florida Sheriffs Associa-
tion, Fraternal Order of Police Association, Florida" Police As-s.
sociation, NARFE, AARP, Florida Association of Highway .Pa-
trol D.A.V., I am a member of Parker United Methodist Church
where I serve on the Finance Committee, the Administrative
-Board and I am Chairman of the Trustees. I am retired and will
serve the members to the best of my abilities. I feel like the
Credit Union should make a small but sufficient profit and pay
higher dividends on shares and lower interest rates on loans,
consistent with good business practices, and should compensate
the employees with comparable wages and benefits as other fi-
nancial institutions.


DAVID W. SMITH
It was my privilege to serve as a member of
Tyndall Federal Credit Union's Board of Di-
rectors from 1991 to 1993 and to be the
TFCU Treasurer for 1993. I served on the
following committees: Personnel, Building,
investment, Strategic Planning, Delinquent
Loan, and was-.Chairman- of-the Insurance-
S Committee for two years.
My educational background includes a B.A. in Economics and a
Master's Degree from the University of Virginia. I am a gradu-
ate of the Army Command and Statf College. Also, my military
career has afforded me the opportunity to serve in a variety of
command positions from flight commander to squadron com-
mander. Presently I am the 475th Weapons Evaluation Group
Deputy Commander.
Serving the community has always been important to me. It is
my strong desire to continue my service to the community by
fairly and faithfully representing every member of Tyndall Fed-
eral Credit Union. I would appreciate your consideration for
again electing me to the TFCU Board of Directors.
JAMES A. SOWELL
I would appreciate the opportunity to use my
management experience and education as a
member of your Board of Directors. My mili-
tary experience includes seven years in the
U.S. Navy submarine service as a nuclear re-
actor operator. Subsequently, I was em-
ployed by an insurance company in Hartford,
Connecticut for fourteen years and was responsible for managing
a multi-million dollar profit center. In this position, I gained sig-
nificant experience in strategic and business planning, budgeting,
supervision, marketing, customer relations and other manage-
ment skills which would be useful as a director of.Tyndall Fed-
eral Credit Union.
In 1985, I returned home to Bay County and founded a manage-
ment consulting company which specialzes in offering quality as-
surance services, to companies domestically and abroad. As the
principal consultant, I visit many companies in the U.S., Europe
and Asia. This has given me the opportunity to observe a variety
of management practices and such experience should be valu-
able as your director.
I have been licensed as a stock broker since 1969. In 1994 I
opened an office for Quest Capital Strategies, Inc. which offers
a broad range of financial securities at discount commissions. As
an Independent Account Executive, I frequently .have the op-
portunity to discuss the financial needs and concerns of local-
residents.
My education includes graduation from Bay High.School, an
A.S. and B.S. degree in Finance from the University of the
State of New York, and an M.B.A. from the University of Hart-
ford. I am a member of the American Society for Quality Con-
trol, the American Society for Nondestructive Testing, .and
North Bay Alert. I have authored many articles which have been
published in national magazines and in local newspapers. My
profile is included in Marquis' Who's Who in Science and Engi-


NOMINATION BY PETITION.


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THOMAS C. BELL
From October, 1984 to December, 1993, I
had the privilege of directing the administra-
tion of Tyndall Federal Credit Union. As
Data Processing Manager, Executive Vice
President and President/CEO I had the op-
portunity to conceive and implement many
superior beneits that are enjoyed by the members and em-
p loyees of the Credit Union today.
From 1970 to 1984 I was Assistant Manager and Manager of a-
Credit Union in North Carolina. During this tenure, I was a
member of several committees of the North Carolina Credit
Union .League and was Chairman of the ATM committee which
established the existing statewide system.
In 1957 I was elected-by the members of Tallahassee City Erm-
ployees F.C.U. as their Volunteer Treasurer/Manager. I held
that position until 1970. During that time I was'chosen by the
Credit Unions of the Tallahassee Chapter of Credit Unions to
function as their President and representative to the Board of
Directors of the Florida Credit Union League. In that position' I
served as Treasurer for two years and was elected in 1969 to the
position of President.
My entire adult business career was dedicated and devoted to
the Credit Union Movement. Sixteen of my thirty-seven years of
experience were as a volunteer member of a Credit Union
Board of Directors.
I promise, if elected, to devote my experience, knowledge and
efforts toward the continued growth, expanded services, financial
stability, and a harmonious relationship between the members,
employees, and the Board of Directors.







TYNDALL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
P.O. Drawer 1760
SNCUA Panama City, Florida 32402-1760
904/769-9999













School News


Events and Happenings From


County Schools


Wewahitchka

Elementary

News...
By Linda Whitfield


'"Kids Say The Cutest Things"
Pre-schoolers, Cody Wade
and Jessica Husband were talk-
ing about dinosaurs. Cody had
heard someone say they were "ex-
tinct" and told that to Jessica.
She said, "Uh,, Uh,I they don't
stink!"
James Moore, a pre-K stu-
dent was talking about the chick-
en pox and how they "eat ya"-
itch!
Rhonda Pridgeon sent Megan
Crutchfleld to the Media Center
to get something laminated. Meg-
an said, "it needs to be eliminat-
ed." .
Kids are great
Inservice On Using CTBS Data
The first half-day of Inservice
for teachers was held on Monday,
afternoon, 'March 13 at WHS.
Dan Gall from Panama City in-
Sstructed teachers on how to bet-


ter interpret and use the CTBS
data gathered from testing.
Hypertension-oops Hyperstudio
STeachers from WES attended
a computer workshop called "Hy-
perstudio" in Fort Walton Beach
on March 8th and 9th. Hyperstu-
dio, unlike some computer pro-
grams, incorporates graphics,
sound and animation in the fin-
ished product. Teachers Pam
Sumner, Alisa Walker, and Rhon-
'-da Pridgeon ,enjoyed the two day
workshop very much.
First Fun Friday Of The Year
On a beautiful Friday after-
noon, the students at WES en-
Joyed running around; buying


goodies and generally having a
good time. All the proceeds, total-
ling $500.00, went to the Gulf
'County Scholarship Fund. Some
of these wee tykes may benefit
from this fund one day. Both of
my children did and it really
helped us out.
Career Focus
Next week on the morning TV
broadcast, Guidance Counselor,
Pam Lister, will be bringing a se-
ries of lessons ,on career focus.
The teachers will- then be given a
curriculum guide for' follow up
study.
Progress Reports Go Home
March 17th
Instead of seeing red with
bad progress reports, parents will
see green as these are given out
on St. Patrick's Day! Parents, if
you need a conference, please call
your child's teacher,
Update On Blue Caps
According to the Blue Caps
chairman, Linda Lawrence, WES






9 Port St. J


IR

t Li ittLiii iJessica White-i~


Congratulations to Mr. Os-
borne for being -selected as a
WMBB Channel 13 Golden Apple
Award winner. He was recognized
for his dedication and under-
standing by his students. Watch
for his interview on the evening
news.
Senior Visitation Day at Gulf
Coast Community College will be
held March 17th. The bus will
leave the high school at 9:00 a.m.
and lunch will be
served at the college.
The. FBLA stu-
dents at Port St. Joe
High 'School competed
in:'" a' Ttf~Et"hfffi e
on March 2nd. The fo~,f
lowing students placed
at the meet: Natalie
Gant-6th in' account-
ing; Tawanda Jenkins-
6th in business law;
and Danielle Ross-7th
in business proce-
dures. Great Job-you
make us proudly .
More seniors have
received their acceptance notices.
Tawanda Jenkins has been ac-.
cepted at Auburn University and
Heather Hanson has been accept-
ed to the University of Miami.
-With so many choices, the oppor-
tunity is awaiting them.
The golf team is currently
credited with three wins and one
loss. They recently defeated
Rutherford in a 9-hole meet at
Pelican Point Golf Course. Low
medalists were Buddy Mongold
with a 40 and Kristian Richbourg
with a 47.
Congratulations to the girl's
.track team for their victories over
Lincoln, Leon, Godby, FAMU, Ma-
clay, Wakulla and Rickards at
the Lincoln Invitational.
Last Tuesday, the boy's varsi-
ty track' team performed excep-
tionally in the meet at Lincoln.
Those that placed were: Antwione
Allen, first in the high Jump, 6'6".
and second in 110 hurdles, 15.0;
Robert Williams, third in discus,
129'10" and fifth in shot put,


Wewa High
Pre-Registra
Pre-registration for a
96 ninth grade students
held on March 20 from 5:
until 7:30 p.m. in the Wev
ka High School Commons
will be necessary for pa
this year's eighth grade
to attend this registrati



Gulf County Sch
Lunch Menu
March 20 24
MON-Manager's Choice
Vegetable, Bread, Desser
TUES-Country Fried S
Meatloaf, English Peas
Cup, Bread, Dessert, Mil
WEDS-Spaghetti v
sauce & cheese, Tossed
Green Beans, Roll, Milk
THURS-Chill Dog, Toss
ad or Cole Slaw, French
Cookie, Milk
FRI-Pizza Burger, Slice
to, Lima Beans, Fruit C
Milk


43'4"; Gabe Clark, fifth in 1600
meters, 4:55.8 and fifth in 800
, meters, 2:12.9;. and Robbie Dix-
son, fifth in 4 x 800 relay, 10:36.
The Lady Sharks pulled to-
gether for eight hits as they de-
feated Bay High, 10-8. Collecting
base hits for the Lady Sharks
were: Karen Clark,, two for four
with one RBI; Dottle Davis, one
for four with three RBI's; Michelle
Martin, one for three with two
RBI's; Gena Johnson,
one for four with' one
RBI; AlysoGr Williams,
T Dee Horton and Lynd-
s Williams each

-Defensively, Gen
Johnson got the win,
giving upm' five hits
with three strikeouts.
The or Lady Sharks
played super defense
as they stranded elev-
en runners on base.
AM your hard work is
paying off-Greatjob!
The weightlifting team is on a
roll again this year with a 59-23
victory over Bay High Friday
night. The Sharks are now 4-1 in
dual meets. Way to gol
On Saturday 'the boy's track
team competed in the North Flor-
'da Relays in Panama City. The
Sharks performed very well and
placed sixth among the 23
schools competing, with a total of
28 points. Antwione Allen placed,
first in the high jump by leaping
6'1 1 1/2". Thisjump established
a new meet, record and ."a new
school record. Antwione also
placed second in the 110 meter
hurdles with a record time of 14.5
seconds. ,Robert Williams placed
third in the discus with an effort
of 143'1 1/4" and fifth in the shot
put with a toss of 44'7". Chris
Daniels, Keion McNair, Andre
Thomas 'and Gabe Clark placed
fifth in the' sprint medley relay
with a time of 3:50.0.
Outstanding effort guys. You
make us very proudly


s.ion, along with their child.
The purpose of pre-
S -registration is to afford parents
tion and children the opportunity to
meet the ninth grade advisors
l1 1995- and to decide on a four-year edu-
will be national plan which MUST be ap-
:30 p.' proved and signed by the parent.
Vahitch- The child's class schedule will be
Area. It determined by this plan and the-
rents of only way to change it will be dur-
students ing the summer with parent ap-
ion ses- proval. Attendees will also be giv-
en, information on scholarships
currently available to WHS stu-
dents.
ools
Student/Parent
Lunch at PSJHS
, Fruit, On Friday, March 17th at
rt, Milk noon, Port St. Joe High School
teak or students, grades 9 through 12,
, Fruit will participate in a parent/
[k student luncheon sponsored by
w/meat the School Advisory Council.
ISalad, Lunch will be served at a fee
aed Sal- of $2.00 to parents attending.
h Fries, There will be a brief program for
the parents featuring college en-
Toma- trance information.
;obbler, Please call Mrs. Cumbie by
Thursday at 2:00 p.m. to register
to attend.


Amber Davis, 6th Grader


Regional Science Fair Winner
Amber' Davis, a sixth grade
student at Port St. Joe Elemen-
tary School, won first place in the
biochemistry division for grades
.6-8 at the,Chip6ola Junior College
Regional Science Fair.
Students of the Week
Congratulations to our stu-
dents of the weekly. !
For this week they are: Zane
Sweazy, Rachel Sweazy, Chris
Acree, Chad Haddock and Tas-
min Nickson.
Progress Reports
Student Progress Reports will
be sent -home on Friday. If you
would like to schedule a parent/
teacher conference, please call
227-1221.
Kindergarten Registration
Registration for kindergarten
at Port St. Joe Elementary School
will be held on Monday, March 20 -
from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. If you
plan for your child to attend Port
St. Joe Elementary School please
bring the following on that day:
your child
copy of birth certificate
copy of social security number "
proof of immunization
proof of physical (since August;'
15, 1994)
If you need more information,
please contact Louise Beard at
the Health Department at 227-
1276 or Cindy Belin at the school
at 227-1221.
No school will be held for cur-
rent kindergarten students on
March 20 due to registration.
Positive Action
Our Positive Action "Word for,
the Week" is SELF-
IMPROVEMENT. Has someone
ever criticized you? Unless you're
a hermit, the answer is probably
'Yes". Maybe someone told youe
that your hair was messy or your
clothes were wrinkled. Was your
first reaction to say, "Mind your
own business"? Then you know
how it feels to be criticized. The
next time you're about to criticize
someone else, remember that
feeling. If that person wants to
improve, so be it. Meanwhile, fo-
cus on improving yourself.
We're Collecting Pennies
It makes "Cents" to go to col-
lege or Vo-Tech School .....
As part of our Career Week
we are in the process of collecting
pennies to be donated to the Gulf'
County Scholarship Program.
Please send in your pennies to-
dayll
Every child that donates any',


amount of money will have their
name publicized as a contributor.
The Spring Fling Prince, Princess,
King 'and Queen collecting of
money-has been replaced by our
camp.aI ,ato collect pennies for
the scholarship program. Every
student that graduates from Port
St. Joe High School and attends a
post-secondary institution is eligi-
ble for this scholarship. /
CTBS Testing
The CTBS Test will be given
on March 27731. As a parent, you
can help your child prepare both
mentally and physically for a test.


Snow has over 4,000 Blue.
from Pepsi products. The d
line is not until April 30 s
have a long time to continue
electingg the caps.
Remember, we get 5t
cap. That adds upl
WES As Assessment Cent
Monday, March 13 was
the setting for the PMDM As
z ment for would be admini
tors. Pete Payton of Esca
County was the presenter for
sons from several counties.
.assessment is considered or
. th greatest challenges confro:
the school district.
News From T.E.A.M.'
S TE.A.M. teachers- Sue M
Sniel and Lori Price would 11
thanks Tweeta Gaskin, Ch
,Pettle, Ronnie Stanley and
Suber for ,sharing, inform.
with. their classes; about car
,,Also, in conjunction with c,
study,, the T.E.A.M. class vi
Haney Technical School In P
ma City on Tuesday.


Caps

io we
col-

per

ter
'also
sess _
Imbia Ninth grade advise
per- register all 1995-96 n
This students on March
ne of 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in
noting hitchka High. School C
If your child is in
grade now it will be ne
cDa- you and your student
ca- t this registration sessi<
ares sic four year plan will 1
Annrles at this meeting. You
Ann student will decide on
action tional plan which mus
reers. and approved by you,
career Any changes to this pl
sianted approved (at a later d
ana"- parenLt
Attendees will als
information on scholar
rently available to WH
Please call the T.A.P
639-5394 for addition
S tion regarding this pr
tion.
6ol Students on grade


From the Principal

Wewahitchka


High School
By Larry A. Mathes

Drs will pre- pre-register during their T.A.P.
ninth grade periods.
20th from Last week I announced the
the Wewa- Academic Banquet (Sr. High)
commons. would be April 3rd, but now it
the eighth has been changed to April ,24th,
necessary for after the weekend of the prnom.
t to attend The middle school awards dinner
on. The ba-" is usually done after the fifth six
be designed weeks, So many things occur in
and your the Spring that is is hard to find
an educa- a date that doesn't conflict with
st be signed something or someone.
the parent. It is always a tragic situation
an must be when a young man who was a
late) by the current student loses his life acci-
dentally, as happened this week.
6 be given A ninth grade student, Wilson
rships cur- Adrews, drowned while swim-
S students. ming with friends after school at
. Office at a local area called the "Nook".
al informa- Wilson was well-liked by students
e registra- and staff and will be missed. We
all extend our sympathies to the
es 9-11 will Andrews family.


The Middle School is continu-
ally growing in acUvities and
events.
Eighth grade students of the
week for last week were Kortnea
Jones and Jason Gainnie. The
seventh grade students were Beth
Gmytruk and Randall Fall. Con-
gratulations, we're proud of you.
On March 7, the boys' middle


When your child must take a test,
either for a class or a standard-
ized test, you can help your child
by making sure hlie/she:
Gets plenty, of sleep the night
before the test is given.
Has a good breakfast on the
morning of the test.
Knows that' you' think he/she'
will do well on the test.
Knows that you feel that the
test Is important.
Your positive role as a parent
will have a great effect on your
child's' test results. Get involved
and support your child at school.
Spring Flink News
Planning for our first Spring
Fling on April 1st is underway.
This is a big fund raiser for your
P.T.A. Every child has taken
home a form, to be completed by
Their parent. Be sure to check
when you can help with a booth
or that you will send 2-liter soft
drinks or a cake. Please send this
form back to the school. You can
make our Spring Fling a success!


school track team competed in a
meet at Tallahassee. Rod Cham-
bers, James Daniels, Travis Jen-
kins and Mark Williams placed
7th in the 400 meter relay with a
time of 51.2 seconds. Rod Cham-
bers established a new middle
school record with a time of 15.6
in the 100 meter hurdles.
The middle school is prepar-
ing for the annual CTBS test.
This test will be held during the
last week in March. Be sure that
your child gets plenty of rest to
ensure their best results.
March is the month to cele-
brate Women's History. This year
they are honoring American wom-
en who blazed paths of profes-
sionalism in the public.?nd. pri-
vate sectors. -'"
That's all the news for this
week, but there's always more for
next week. So have a great one
until then.


1 ~Port St. Joe Middle School News
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOtt FL T 5


Camp Meeting In Overstreet


The public is cordially invited
to attend the First Bible Brethren
Fellowship Camp Meeting to be


Special Open
House Saturday
Everyone is invited to attend
a special open house at the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
Day Saints' Mexico Beach meet-
inghouse on Saturday, March 18,
at 6:00 p.m., C.S.T. The meeting-
house is located at 318 Robin
Lane.
The open house will involve
message and video presentations
of Our Heavenly Father's Plan
and Together Forever, refresh-
ments and displays.

Revival
Revival services are continu-
ing- at 7:30 p.m. nightly at
Thompson Temple through the
17th and again from the 20di to
24th with evangelist, Betty Jones
Hudson of Orlando.
Everyone is cordially invited
to attend. ,


held in Florida.
In the past the camp meet-
ings have been held in Pennsylva-
nia and Ohio. Now through the,
gracious efforts of Brother and
Sister Tremain, they will be hav-
ing camp meeting annually here
at the Hickory Hollow Chapel
Grounds on Chapel Lane in Over-
street from March 17 to 26. Ser-
vices will begin at 2:30 p.m. and
7:30 p.m. daily.
The evangelists this year will
be Rev. Marshall Smart and Rev.
Amos Tillis. The scheduled spe-
cial singers are Keith and Betty


'-hef Baxter's"
Barbeque on Sale
The First United Methodist
Men's Club will be having a
chicken barbeque at the church
fellowship hall on Friday, March
31 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Chef Zedoc Baxter will be pre-
paring the chicken for the din-
ners.
Tickets are now on sale for
$5.00 from any Men's Club mem-
ber or the church office.


FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
REV. BILL WHITE, PASTOR
2420 Long Ave.
2420 LonPort St. Joe, FL 32456
S904-229-6886
Port St. Joe's "Port of Victory"
Sunday School .......................................... 10 a.m.
Morning Worship..............................1...........11 a.m.-
Sunday Evening ............................................ 6 p.m .
Wednesday Evening .................. ...............7 p.m.



S"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"
First 'Baptist Church
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Sunday School 9:45 am
Worship 11:00 am-
Disciple Training 6:00 pm
S Evening Worship 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting.... 7:00 pm
Gary Smith' Buddy Caswell
Pastor 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................... p .
Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue
CURTIS CLARK MARK JONES
Pastor' Minister of Music


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

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


Constitution And Monument
Catch the SM t -PortStj.oe.
f THE UNITED METHOOT CHURCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School......... 9:45 a.m. Evening Worship,....... 7:30 p.m.
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Choir Practice
Methodist Youth Wednesday......... 7:30 p.m.
Fellowship.......5:00 p.m.
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Charlotte Henderson
PASTOR YOUTH/ CHOIR DIRECTOR





Full Gospel Fellowship
PETE WANCHIK. PASTOR
Office: 227-2033 103 Garrison Avenue Home: 229-9033
Sunday ................... ............:................. .................. 10:00 a.m .
Tuesday Home Fellowship ......................................... 7:30 p.m.
Thursday Bible Study.................................................7:00 p.m.


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


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Worship:
11 a.m. Sunday
Nursery,


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



Sheridan.
Tuesday, March 21st they
will observe Missionary Day with
Raymond Shreeve of Evangelistic
World Missions speaking.
The entire community is wel-
come to attend and enjoy an old-
fashioned camp meeting with
them.
To reach the site of the camp
meeting take Highway 386 north
from Highway 98 to North Long
Street in Overstreet. Turn left on
Long then left on Palmetto to
Chapel Lane. The camp ground is
to the left of Chapel Lane.

Senior-cise Class
Meets Thursday
The Senior-cise Exercise
Class will meet at the regular
time, 9:30-10;:15 a.m. in the Long
Avenue Baptist Church gym on
Thursday, March 23rd. Instead of
the regular exercise class, there
will be a lecture on depression.
Depression is best described
as a whole-body illness involving
the, body, mood, thoughts, appe-
tite and sleep. It should hot be
confused with a blue mood nor
personal weakness. Treatment is
available once the signs and
symptoms are recognized.'
There will be a question and
answer session after the lecture
and anyone interested is invited
to attend and bring a friend.

Medicare Seminar
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens are sponsoring a Medicare
Seminar on Thursday, March 16
at the Centennial Building ir Port
St. Joe at 10:30 a.m., E.S.T.. and
at the Wewahltchka Senior Citi-
zens Center at 2:00 p.m., C.S.T.
For more Information' contact
the, Senior Citizens Center at
229-8466.


Methodist Men
Honor Local
Law Employees
On Monday night, March 6,
the United Methodist Men's Club
of the First United Methodist
Church, honored the city and
county law enforcement person-
nel with an appreciation dinner
in the church fellowship hall.
Guest speaker was District
Superintendent, Dick Wright, of
Marianna, who gave an inspira-
tional talk.
As the night ended, the mem-
bers of the Men's Club felt they
were the ones who had been hon-
ored by having had a part in this
enjoyable evening of Christian fel-
lowship.

Care Center "Gala"
for St. Patrick's
ryOn Friday, March 17th, eve-
f ryone in the community is invited
to attend a gala event at Bay St.
Joseph Care Center in Port St.
"Joe. .
ogeBeverly Pitts will be putting
.together a fun-fllled evening qf
musical talent, door prizes,
snacks and good, good fellowship.
It will be an enjoyable eve-
ning for all who. attend and fel-
lowship with the residents of tIe
center.

I Health Tips for
Breast Cancer
One out of every nine women
will be diagnosed with breast can-
..cer at some point in her lifetime.
'The key to prevention is early de-
t section through monthly breast
I self-examination, annual physi-
cals and regular mammograms
after age 40. For more informa-
t tion about breast cancer call the
t American Cancer Society at 1-
800-227-2345.


I"The


JS? Lion
S:' News Cc
Faith Christi,


The students in grades six
through twelve moved into the
new building on March Ist and
have been enjoying the space and
the quiet rooms. Grades four, five
and five-year kindergarten class-
es moved back to the main site,
'and are iappy-to-be-together with
the other elementary classes.
Again, we wish to express our
gratitude to Long Avenue Baptist
Church for the use of their facili-
ties for the past two years.
Faith Christian School wel-
comes Christy Lewis, who is fin-
ishing out the year in the fourth
grade class for Angela Bpuington
on maternity leave. Mrs. Lewis is
a former student and is working
on her degree in elementary edu-
cation. :
The third grade class taught
by Joy Richards is the winner of
the Campbell's soup label contest
with 1,125 labels turned in dur-
ing the three-month period. A piz-
za party will be their reward.
Please remember to continue to
save labels for next year. There is
no official contest for Pepsi blue
caps or for General Mills UPC
symbols, but they are much ap-
preciated at this time. The candy
sales winners are: Sarah Mont-
gomery-498, first place: Heather


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an School


Fox-150, second place; and Lind-
sey Hill-135, third place. Congrat-
ulations to these named and to
all who worked so hard.
Thursday, March 2, the K-5
class enjoyed a presentation of
the play "Charlotte's Web" at the
"'-Marna--Cive C"Center. -The boys
and girls were thrilled to see
characters we have read about
''come to life". After the play, a
picnic lunch was enjoyed by all at
Oakland Terrace Park. The trip
was chaperoned by several
moms, Mrs. Cox. Mrs. Craft, Mrs.,
Floyd and Mrs. McKlnney, as well
as their teachers. Mrs. Rober-
shaw, Mrs. Roberts and Mrs.
Ward.
Here is. a letter written by, a
third grade student which covers
just about every aspect of Faith
Christian:
"I like Faith Christian School
because it gives you good educa-
tion, and because Faith Chirstian
School has Bible. I like this
school because, we have 'nice
teachers and Mrs. Sandra helps
you when you got hurts and
pains. Mrs. Jackie helps you
when you have problems. Also
we'vegot nice school bus drivers,
and don't forget Mr. Goebert."


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How to be Joyful


Do the problems of everyday life rob your joy? Does it.
seem like those around you are seldom really happy? Are
you thinking, "I just wish I could experience genuine joy in
my life?" Then it's time to join us for an:exciting time of
worship together! Here is what our pastor will be teaching:

Feb. 26th....."How to be joyful when life is ""
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March 5th....."How to experience joy everyday."
March 12th..."Understanding God's purpose for J
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March 19th..."Stop worrying and enjoy life!"

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PAGE 6B THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY. MARCH 16, 1995


Republican Legislators


Promise "No New Taxes"

Early Bills Introduced Will Show

People If They Really Mean It!

One of the early signals on how far this Florida legislature with all
those, conservatives in the House and Senate will go to really cut govern-
ment and taxes will come in about two weeks when the Senate Natural
Resources Committee votes on an extension of the Advance Disposal Fee.
The ADF is one of those little insidious secret taxes politicians love to
use to slip by consumers and businesses to' keep money flowing up Taxa-
hasse way without even calling it a tax. This little two cent-per-c6ntainer
fee will add up to $26 million for the state treasury this fiscal year and a
big headache for Florida's merchants and consumers.
It is a nightmare to administer. So complex the bureaucrats the-
some 100 employees in the Department of Revenue--who administer it
admit they are often confused themselves. Consumers certainly don't
'know which items on the grocery shelf are included. Or for that matter if
it's the same fee (tax) they pay when they have the radiator in Old Lizzie
rodded or the oil changed.
But worst, it is a regressive tax, hitting working families, the poor,
and those on fixed incomes.
The interesting thing about the upcoming vote is that the committee
has a six-four Republican majority. The swing votes, it appears, are new
chairwoman Sen. Ginny Brown-Waite, R-Spring Hill, and the Democrat
in the Senate, Charles Williams, of Live Oak; who has the most conserva-
tive reputation in.all the legislature.
Williams waffled"on the issue when interviewed on TV last week
when sponsors presented a petition to not extend the rule and allow it to
sunset He said he "hadn't made up his: mind, that the state may need
that money to help provide landfills and that he would have to give it
some serJous thought before deciding definitely. ."
Brown-Waite said she could also be the swing vote on the issue. "I
understand both sides. I dislike taxes as much as anyone, but I'm having
to consider 'how losing the revenue from those fees might impact local
governments to raise local taxes to finance needed landfills."
The,$26 million item is not that Important in itself, but as a weather
vane might very well tip real mean old reformers off that they'd better put
their stock in a constitutional amendment voted on by the people be-
cause your everyday politician-including Republicans and conservative
Democrats-don't really want to cut taxes and government like they say.
Another example is indications in this session already that Charter,
Schools (which will operate ,under contract to local school boards, but
not under failed statewide public school regulations) will probably get a
try as pilot projects in Hernando and Polk counties where bills have been
,filed for them and local boards have approved. Tax vouchers to follow
students to any private or public school of their choice will probably not
get a shot, although bills for them in Dade, Duyal, and Clay counties
have also'been introduced, and Education Commissioner Frank Brogan
wants to include a pilot project on them with money from his discretion-
ary fund.
The reason? Charter schools are a threat to the education bureau-
crats, but can be controlled enough to have them fail to educate children :
too, thus not threaten the entrenched public school bureaucracy. Vouch-
ers hit home because it makes public schools compete on a fairly even
playing, field with private and religious schools,.
Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman George Kirkpatrick,
D-Gainesville, and Senate Ways and Means Education Committee Chair-
man Fred Dudley, R-Cape Coral. are soft pedaling vouchers as not so
revolutionary. They point to lab high schools operating in University
towns in the state which for years have allowed students to bring their
tax money with them.
Trouble is those schools-catering to children of egghead professors
at the colleges-have been very selective. Up here in Tallahassee where'
Florida A &,M and FSU have operated such voucher schools for year,
snobby parents wanting to get their kids in often register them for the
waiting list at birth.
The most serious opposition to vouchers are black leaders who feel
, they will add further to segregation, chief among them Sen. Betty Holzen-
dorf,'D-Jacksonville, where an old desegregation suit is going through its
last gasps" for breath. This is unfortunate because as Jeb Bush sald"1flf'
his race for governor Inner city and poor rural school districts would be
the first to be used in pilot projects in vouchers.
Vouchers worked after World War Two when a generation of return-
ing servicemen went to every school out there at the time to catch up on,
the education they had lost while in service.
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Capitol News Roundup:
It took lawmakers (and reporters) about 15 minutes after Gov. Law-
ton Chiles' opening day speech to the Legislature to see where he is going
this session: first out-Republican the Republicans -on crime, prisons and
government rule slashing, then come back in a special session on educa-
tion to offer his tax-reform (read Increase) constitutional amendment.
Leading Senate Democrats-a minority In the Senate for the first
time in 120 years-were good-old-days ecstatic over Gov. Chiles' state-of-
the-state address. "It was just great. Go ask the Republicans. They think
it was Just great too," said Pat Thomas. D-Quincy. while Sen. George
Kirkpatrick, D-Gainesville, nodded his head in agreement. Sen. Charles
Williams, D-Live Oak, said he thought it was a non-partisan speech that
could, lead to non-partisan cooperation and action that's good for the
people of Florida.
In it, Chiles praised new Commissioner Frank Brogan's initiative in
proposing stricter performance testing of students and turning control
back to the local school boards. In fact, he copied Brogan's suggestion to
repeal all rules and regulations, then re-enact those the legislature wants
to keep. He said in the next several weeks he will send his list he'd like to
see kept to the legislative leaders.
Chiles suggested this session would again be big on crime prevention
and prisons, but added: "Limited resources and competing priorities may'
restrict our ability to do all that needs to be done for our schools. That's
why we may consider coming back later this year for a special session de-
voted to education." .
The idea of a special session was rejected by Republican and Demo-
cratic leaders immediately, ,
Scott's Senate Speech: Although upstaged by Gov. Chiles' opening
day speech, soft-spoken Senate President Jim Scott, Fort Lauderdale,
called for action, not talk, on the conservation agenda of the first Repub-
lican Senate in 120 years.
"Some say higher taxes are absolutely unavoidable, I say higher tax-
es are dangerous fiscal drugs to which we must just say no," Scott said.
What's coming? The parameters of a fight between the Republican
Senate, House Speaker Peter Wallace and Gov. Lawton Chiles seem clear
already in the 1995, regular Legislative session. It's going to be a constitu-
tional amendment bill requiring a two-thirds vote of lawmakers to raise
new taxes and others that would restore voluntary school prayer in
schools, outlaw nudity in state parks on beaches, and funding education.
The Senate took the initiative in the first week, passing a crime pack-
age requiring prisoners to. serve 85 percent of their sentences, put career
criminals away longer, and hiking prison capacity by more than 4,000
beds. This week the Senate was headed toward clearing the two-thirds
vote for new taxes rule with the prayer and education bills expected to
come to the plate soon. .
Wallace said the crime legislation may be unstoppable, but there
would be a real fight on the rest. He even disagrees with ally Gov. Lawton
Chiles on the school funding, wanting to settle it now without going to a
special session later in the year.
President Clinton, probably without wife Hillary, will come to Talla-
hassee March 29-30 to address a joint session of the Florida legislature.


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by Jack Harper


Gov. Chiles was the only Democrat to be elected in a big state in Novem-
ber. So Clinton and Chiles are interested in seeing how they can push
the Democratic agenda for 1996. Should be fascinating to Floridians anid
all Americans. Clinton is to go on to Miami for an Important speech too.
Prison Fury: A West Palm Beach grand jury just made the upcoming
Senate confirmation hearing for Corrections Chief Harry Singletary more
hazardous with an indictment of a prison inspector and sweeping criti-
cism of the operation of Glades Correctional Institution where six killers
escaped in January.
The jury said they found Inmates had too much free time, the state-
wide emergency escape response plan was inadequate, arid roadblocks
were not set up. The inspector-Paul :Welbom, 29- was charged with
tampering with a witness for trying to cause prison chaplain Doris Miller
to withhold testimony. Miller said sheqcomplained 'about,noises under
the chapel on the tunnel escape route and the escapees had obtained
flashlights from employees.


Social Security
Most Social Security business
can be handled over the phone.
You are, invited. to call the Social
Se urity office at 1-800-772-
1213.
If this is not possible, you
may come to the office located at
30 West Government Street in
Panama City. The office is open


Monday through Friday from 8!30
a.m. to 3:30 p.m., C.S.T.
If you cannot come to Pana-
ma City, you may meet the Social
Security 'representative at the
Gulf County Courthouse on the
first and third Monday of each
month 'from 11:00 a.m. until
. 12:00 p.m., E.S.T.
In March, the representative
will meet on the 20th.


[School Board Minutes


The Gulf County School Board met In regu-
lar session on February 7, 1995, at 9:00
a.m., in the Gulf County School Board Ad-
ministrative Offices in Port St. Joe. The fol-
lowing members were present: Charlotte
Ptei-ce, Oscar Redd, and Mary Pridgeon.
David Byrd was absent due to Illness. The,
superintendent and Board Attorney were
also present. '
Chairman Pierce presided and the meeting,
was opened with prayer led by Oscar Redd,
followed by the pledge of allegiance led by
Mary Pridgeon.
EAR FROM PUBLIC: Mr. Greg Cole, Pres-
ident of the Wewahitchka Band Boosters,
met with the Board regarding band uni-
forms for the Wewahitchka High School
Sound Band. On motion by Mr. Redd, sec-
ond by Mrs. Pridgeon, and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed to bear one-half of
the approximate cost of $16,000.00 for uni-
forms for the Wewahltchka High School
Band with these funds being allocated from
the 1995-96 school budget.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: On motion by
Mrs. Pridgeon, second by Mr. Redd, and
unanimous vote, .the Board adopted 'the
agenda.
BUDGET MATTERS/PAYMENT OF BELLS:
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mrs.
Pridgeon, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved the following budget matters and
payment of bills: Budget, Amendment No.,
WI., General Fund; Budget Amendment No.
IV, Special Revenue, Other.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: On motion by
Mr. Redd, second by Mrs. Pridgeon, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved the
minutes of January 10 and 30,1995. with
corrections.
BID MATTERS: On motion by Mr. Redd,
second by Mrs. Pridgeon, and unanimous
vote, the Board approved the following bid
matters:
Awarded the bid for computer equipment
for Port St. Joe High School to DataPro
Corporation in the amount of $1,149.00.
Awarded the bid for light fixtures for the'
Wewahitchka High School Baseball Field
Lighting Project to Western Florida Light-
ing, Inc., in the amount of $14,880.00.
Awarded the bid for computer equipment
(Bid #95-006) for Wewahitchka High School
to MCA Electronics in the amount of
$34,442.40.
PERSONNEL MATTERS: On motion by
Mrs. Pridgeon, second by Mr. Redd, and
unanimous' vote, the Board approved the
following personnel matters:
Approved J.oyce B. Gainous as a School
Food Service substitute worker for the
1994-95 school year.
Approved Mary Ann .Peak and Pamela L..
Dykes as certified substitute bus drivers for
the 1994-95 fiscal year.
Approved Jeannie Helms as a substitute
teacher in the Gulf County School System,
Accepted a letter of resignation from David
..K. Pettis, teacher at Wewahitchka High
. School, effective February 1, 1995.
Approved family medical leave for Sissy
Worley for the period of April 6 June 5,
1995.
Accepted a letter of Intent to retire from
Dorothy Jones effective at the end of the
school year, 1995.
Approved .request from Annie Hall to
change her retirement date from January
13, 1995 to February 27, 1995.
Approved request from Marlene Whitfield to
change her retirement date from May 30,
1995 to December, 1995.
Approved the continuation of an adult
night class formally taught by Deborah
Crosby .
Approved medical leave-of-absence for Pat-
sy S. Lister for the balance of the 1994-95
school year.


PROGRAM MATTERS: Mrs. Pridgeon re-
quested backup Information such as guide-
lines and specifications be provided on pro-
gram matters for review by the Board.
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by'Mrs.
Pridgeon,. and unanimous vote, the Board'
approved the following program matters:
Approved Gulf School District Chapter 1
Program Handbook for 1994-95. Also ap-
proved Gulf County Chapter 1 Procedures
for Involving Parents and All Day Basic
Skills Class Cui-ildulum for Grades 3-6.
Approved School Health Plan for 1994-96.
Approved Summer Inservice Institute Pro-
gram proposal and budget for 1994-95.
Approved Gulf County School District Par-
ent Involvement Plan for 1994-95.
STUDENT MATTERS: On. motion by Mr.
Redd, second by Mrs. Pridgeon, and 'unani-
mous vote, the Board approved for Brad
Phillips to be allowed to enroll in the proper
program in the Gulf County School System
as an alternative to his education for the
1994-95 school year.
SURPLUS PROPERTY: On motion by Mr.
Redd, second by Mrs. Pridgeon, and unani-
mous vote, the Board approved the follow-
ing surplus property matters:
Approved request for property disposal of
one (I) unusable refrigerator. Property
Record 471-353. located at Highland View
" Eleme iary. .. ". ".
Approved request for disposal of unusable
Commodity Bus #37.
TRANSPORTATION MATTERS: On motion
by Mrs. Pridgeon. second by Mr. Redd. and
unanimous vote, the Board approved the
following transportation matters:
Approved a request by Ms. Vicki Wood for a,
bus route change at Stone Mill Creek.
Approved temporary bus route' change at'
Stone Mill Creek due to construction of
bridge on Dianna Drive.
Approved new bus stop, #6318, on Over-
street Route, Creekview Drive.
Approved to change location of bus stop
#6329, Overstreet Route.
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: The Board
reviewed School Resource Omfficer Monthly
ACtivity Reports for Port St. Joe High
School/Middle School and Wewahitchka
High School for the month of January,
1995. No action necessary.
The Board reviewed a letter received from
Pat Patterson and Sue Dickens, ESE teach-
ers at Wewahitchka High school, relating to
the annual field trip for their students and
requesting the Board provide an adequate
bus and fuel expenses. On motion by Mr.
Redd. second by Mrs Pridgeon. and unani-
mous vote, the Board approved their re-
quest with details to be worked out at a lat-
er date.
BOARD MEMBER CONCERNS: On motion,
by Mrs. Pridgeon. second by Mr. Redd, and
unanimous vote. the Board approved to'
discontinue all private work at bus malnte-
nance facilities.
On motion by Mr. Redd,' second by Mrs.
Pridgeon. and unanimous vote, the Board
approved'to create a position for another
track coach at Port St. Joe High School if
warranted by the number of students par-
ticipating.
Mr. Redd commended the Superintendent
on the work and effort that he put into the
establishing of Port St. Joe Middle School.
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mrs.'
Pridgeon, and unanimous vote, the Board
directed the Superintendent. to write a let-
ter of commendation to the maintenance
and custodial staff on the work they done
in preparing the middle school facility for
operation.
ADJOURNMENT: There being no further
business, the meeting was adjourned at
11:00 a.m.


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'95 Dodge extended .cab, $500. Take
overpayments, 647-3290 after 7 p.m.
Itc 3/16
1988 Mark VII, 68,000 miles, 1 ct. di-'
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2tc 3/16
1975 Monte Carlo, good shape, 639-
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1976 Mercury Comet, $575. 227-
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1992 GMA Safari van SLX, extended
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new tires, 4 captain chairs & bench,
luggage rack, loaded. 229-8079 or
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1988 Ford Ranger XLT, good body,
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1991 Mustang GT, 28,000 miles, ex-
cellent condition, $9,000. Debbie But-
ler, 647-5086 or 227-1155. ltp 3/16
'94 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE, 2
WD, 27k 4il., black w/brown int.,
callBecky 229-6961. Itc 3/16
'94 PONTIAC GRAND AM, maroon
w/grey int., 14k mil., program car,;
229-6961. tc 3/16
'93 CADILLAC SEDAN DEVILLE.
loaded, white w/red leather, 23,900
mi., call Becky, 229-6961. Ite 3/16'
'91 BUICK CENTURY, 73k mi., V6,
ac, pw, pl, tilt, cruise, super clean,
229-6961. tc3/16
'93 TOYOTA COROLLA, 5 sp., ac, cd
player, fun-fun-funl Call Becky 229-
6961. Itc 3/16
CASH NOW BUYING
Used Cars and Trucks. Local and out-
of-state vehicles. Two locations to
serve you. Mayhann Motor, Port St.
Joe, 229-6584, Mayhann Used Cars,
Wewahltchka, 639-5810. tfc 1/5





'90 16' Visioni boat, 140 hp motorr*
$5,800 obo. 647-3290 after 7 p.m.
17T custom C.C. aluminum trailer.
Mariner outboard, like new. Mexico
Beach -48-540. lte 3/16


I:A SORET -


Nice fishing boat. "Eagle One", 50 hp
Yamaha, low hours (1992), matching
trailer, real nicel $3,900. 229-6778.
tfic 3/16

1T Low Line aluminum boat, 55 Evin-
rude outboard motor, and trailer,
$1,500. Call 647-8980. 2tp 3/16
25 hp Suzuki outboard motor, s.s.
prop, less than 3 years old, excel.
cond., $995. 227-1356. 2tp 3/16
STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE,.
White City, anytime, 827-2902.
tfc 3/2

1983 13'6" Boston Whaler Sport with
35, hp Evinrude outboard 'motor,
Evinrude trolling motor. Humming-
bird flshflnder, life jackets, Harding
trailer, $2,900.' 229-6338 after 5:00
p.m. tfc 3/9






For Rent or Sale: Nice 3 bdrm., 1 ba.
block home in Honeyville. Cen. h&a,
with window unit, carpet, fresh paint,
refrig.. & stove. Dead bolts, double
carport, breezeway & utility,new deep
well pump & water softener. 2.5
acres. $225 deposit, $450 rent. Call
639-5804. tfce 3/16
For Rent: Reasonable, 2 bedroom mo-
bile home. Two streets from beach,.
Beacon Hill. Call 647-3402.
S tfc 3/9

Furnished 'trailer, one bedroom, sleep-
er sofa, liv. rm., microwave,, TV, wash-
er/dryer, Just remodeled. Clean. 648-
4170. 2tc 3/9
Trailer for rent. available March 16, 2
bedroom, completely redone, unfur-
nished, two air conditioners. 648-,
5033. 2te 3/9
For Sale or Rent. $275 month. 14'x70'
mobile home at Lands Landing, 227-
1313. tfc 3/9
MOSS CREEK APTS., 904/639-
2722. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments lo-
cated 200 Amy Circle, Wewahltchka.
FL. Rent starts at $275. Cen. air &
heat. blinds, carpeting, stove, refrig.
Equal Housing Opportunity. Hearing
impaired number 904-472-3952.
tfc 3/9


2 bedroom, 1 ba. furnished trailer at.. V
St. Joe Beach,. $325 month. $225 se-. ,
curity deposit, week or monthly renr'
tal. Call 647-5327., tfc 3/2
2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home tn
Highland View. $250 per month, $150' i
deposit. No,pets. 647-3264.
tfc 3/2


The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Private,
baths. Daily or weekly rates. 302 Reid
Ave. Port St. Joe. 229-9000. tfc 3/2 '
Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tapper'
Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable hous-
ing for the elderly and the handi-
capped.
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy
efficient const., handicapped equip-
ped apts., available. Stove & refrg.
furn., fully, carpeted, 1 bdrm., apts.,'
on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity Housing Com- -
plex. Rent is based on income. '
This complex is funded by the Farm-'
ers Home, Administration' and man-
aged by.Advisors Realty. .
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
PINE RIDGE APTS.. (904) 227-7451.
Rents starting at $245.00 per mo. Af-
fordable Living for low to middle: in-
come families. Featuring 1, 2 & 3
bedroom apts. with cen. h&a, energy A'
saving appliances, patios & outside
storage. For hearing impaired call
(904) 472-3952. Equal Housing Op-
portunfty.. tfc 3/2Z
UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm., house;, stove & re-.
frig., cen. h&a, screen porch, car-
port & laundry rm. ,
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove;
& refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house., 1 1/2,
ba., inside laundry rin, ch&a. dish-'
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
pets. .
FURNISHED
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
,dryer hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
Warehouses, small and large, some
with office, suitable for -small busi-
ness, 229-6200. tfc 3/2
No need for wet carpets. Dry clean
them with HOST. Use rooms right
away. Rent machine. St. Joe Furni-
ture. 227-1251. thru 12/94


I FR RNT1


Apartment for rent, 2
bedroom, 1 bath, ch&a,
.carpet, d/w, ceiling fan.
Call Kenny, 227-7241 or
Phil, 227-2112.
tfc 3/2


3 Family Yard Sale, March 18.
Dresser, water bed, clothing, lots of
goodies, 8-1, 1805 Marvin Ave.
ltp 3/16

Carport Sale: Saturday, March 18, at
25th & Hwy. 98 in Mexico Beach, 8
a.m. to 4 p.m. Gold clubs, books,
crafts and lots of misc. items.
Yard Sale: Saturday, March 18, 8
a.m. till. Clothes, books, furniture,
etc. 305 Parker Ave., Highland View.
Yard Sale, 603 Long Ave. Furniture/
miscellaneous, etc. lt 3/16






CARPENTERS, experience necessary.
Call 647-3290 after 7 p.m. Itc 3/16
Caroline's Riverfront and The Boss
Oyster are now accepting applications
for the upcoming summer season.
Wait staff, full/part-time. days and
evenings. Apply in person at The
Rainbow Inn, 123 Water St., Apalach-
icola. ltec3/16
Security guard position. Apply in per-
son at front desk, El Governor Motel,
Monday Friday. 8-5 CST. NO
PHONE CALLS. 2tc 3/16
SALES OPENING: Must have FL Real'
Estate license. Week end hours re-
quired. Contact. Parker Realty of Mex-
ico Beach, 648-5777. Ite 3/16
Full time position, versatile person to
work with public. Computer experi-
ence a must. Light bookkeeping, ac-
count payable, account receivable.
Some weekend work. Parker Realty.
Mexico Beach. 648-5777. tfc 3/16


Experienced baker, apply In person,
Jolly Rogers. Mexico Beach. tfe 3/16
Gulf Co. Association for Retarded Citi-
zens is accepting application for AF-
TERNOON COOK. This position in-
volves cooking for 7 people in a group
home. Hours are from 3 P.M. to 6
P.M. Sunday through Thursday.
Qualifications are one year cooking
experience in a paid position and at
least an 8th grade education. Addi-
tional information may be obtained
from the. Association office at 200 Pe-
ters Street, Port St. Joe. Itc 3/16
Gulf Co. Association for Retarded Citi-
zens is accepting application for
COMMUNITYs TRAINING CREW SU-
PERVISOR. This position involves su-
perivsing up to 8 individuals. Hours
.are from 8 A.M. to 3 P.M. Monday
through Friday. Qualifications are one
year experience and high school diplo-
ma. Additional information may be
obtained from the Association office at
200 Peters Street, Port St. Joe.
ltc 3/16
The Gulf Co. Senior Citizens have a
part-time Homemaker position availa-
ble beginning April 1, 995. The appli-
cant must be in good physical condi-
tion, and have own transportation.
'Applications will be accepted at the
Port St. \Joe Senior Citizens Center
until March 24th, 1995.
The Senior Citizens are an Equal Op-
portunity Employer and funded by
the State of Florida and federal gov-
ernment Itc 3/16

IMMEDIATE. Scientist position. Re-
gional consulting firm needs experi-
enced scientist for temporary, 3-6
month position, with potential for per-
manent full-time employment for the
/ right person. Work out of field office
in City of Port St. Joe. Minimum of
A.S. degree required; B.S. or M.S. de-
gree in sciences preferred. 3 to 5
years experience. Requires a mature,
outdoor person to supervise project
teams, work independently and work
directly with clients. Must be knowl-
edgeable in environmental sampling.
SCUBA, certification desired. Position
requires field, computer, office man-
agement and boat handling skills.
Send resume, salary requirements
and 3 references to Alvarez. Lehman
& Associates. Inc., Ms. Cherri Czaj-
kowski, 2444 N.E. 1st Blvd.. Suite
500. Gainesville. FL 32609. Need to
respond by April 14, 1995.
2tc 3/16


LPN, Quality Assurance Coordinator,
full time position, days, M-F in Apa-
lachicola. Home Health, computer
and JCAHO exp. preferred. Competi-
tive salary, excellent benefits and
state retirement. Send resume to: Rita
Kirkland, Home Health, P. 0. Drawer
K, Chipley, FL 32428. 2tc 3/16
LOOKING fo mature individual to as-
sist Regional Vice President of Primer-
ica Financial Services. Take charge
and manage a portion of our multi-
faceted business. We offer high com-
mission income potential, flexible
hours, many otherpluses. Could start
part time. For .interview, call today,
648-8565. 4tc 3/9
MANAGERS
ASSISTANT MANAGERS
TRAINEES
RITE AID CORP., now operating over
2500 stores in 23 states is currently
looking' to hire responsible hard-
working Individuals to fill Manager.
Assistant Manager and Trainee posi-
tions. .. :
At RITE AID you will receive an at-
tractive salary along with fully com-
prehensive company subsidized bene-
fits package
If you are looking for a change and
are interested in a retail management
career, we encourage you to send a
resume or call to set up an interview
at:. ,
Rite Aid Division Office ',
495 Broad SL, August. GA 30901,
Art.: Personnel Director (706) 724-
5482. E.O.E., M/F 2tc 3/9
Bartender, day or night. No phone
calls. Apply In person Marie's Corner
Bar, Wewa, Hwy. 71 & 386. 2tc 3/9
Diesel Mechanic. Experienced Diesel
mechanics to work on heavy/medium
duty trucks. Excellent wages,, insu-
rance. retirement plan, training, per-
formance bonuses plus other benefits.
ASE certification preferred but not re-
quired. Contact, Gene at Tallahassee
Mack, 904-575-8655 A DRUG FREE
WORKPLACE. tfc 3/2
Wellsprings Home Health Care ac-'
cepting applications for the, Port St.
Joe and'Wewa area. 904-653-8870.
Experienced Nail Technician needed
for first and only salon on St. George
Island. Super location. Don't miss
this opporrunityl Call 904-927-2604,
ask for Connie. tfc 3/23


TADES&'ERVCE


Wewa Serenity Group, Presbyterian
'Church, Hwy. 71, Al Anon meets
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday
and Thursday at 7:00.
Port St. Joe Lodge No. 11
Reg. Stated Communication
1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m.. Masonic Hall,
214 Reid Ave.
Marlen Taylor. W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.
pd. thru 95

904-229-8161
Faye's Nail &
Tanning Salon
TOTAL NAIL CARE "
Certified Nail Technician --__
1905 Long Ave., Port St. Joe ,
Wolff Tanning System Call for AppL


CHILD CARE
Full Time & After School
Monday Friday
Call Lynne at 229-6727
4tp2]23
JOHN F. LAW
LAWYER
1-904-265-4794
29 Years Experience
WORKER'S COMPENSATION
PERSONAL INJURY
NO RECOVERY...NO FEE
7229 Deerhaven Road, P.C. a2/


TLC LAWN SERVICE
'Cateringto 411l Your Lain Service Needs"
MOWING, EDGING, TRIMMING. SPRAYING,
FERTILIZING, WEEDING, CLEAN OUTS,
SPRINKLER REPAIR, AND LANDSCAPING
Free Estimates
Call 229-6435 2/2


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


Saveway Ceanin*g Service
WE CLEAN--
Offices Houses Churches, etc.
We Do Spring Cleaning
PATRICIA THORNTON
647-3552 4tp 3/9


American

Lelicn I3nac
Thursday
Night, "
7:00 p.m. Cash Prizes
Early bird 5:00 p.m.
Meetings 1st Monday of each
month, 8:00 p.m.,
S1st&3rdThurs.


STRICKLAND ELECTRIC
All T)pe Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
LIC. ER0013168 INSURED
647--8081
ALAN STRICKLAND

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



'BOB'S PAINT &
BODY SHOP
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks
Body & Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
M.V. 02522


INCOME TAX RETURNS
Prepared at Affordable Cost at Your Convenience. Most re-
turns $25.0 Also available Quick Return filing.
For Evening & Weekend Appointments call
Scott Renshaw Accountant 227-1606 2t o3/2

LIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
ER 0011618

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


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

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
AL-ANON
Sunday 4:00 p.m. &
Thlrs., 8:00 p.m. ,
Tues. & Thurs. meetings at 1st United'
Methodist Church. PSJ
Sunday meetings at Big Barn
Flea Market













CATHERINE L. COLLIER
ndependenr Sales Represeniaie '
211. AlIen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460


INCOME TAX
PREPARATION
Conveniently located
.at the beaches
Call 647-5634 for
an appointment 9tp 2/2


5X10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 2,27-2112
9


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


Christian woman to. do cleaning.
Residential or commercial. Excellent
references available. Call day or night,.
229-9091 or 227-731 1. 2tp 3/9
Spring Specials- four Seasons,
Painting. Free estimates. Pressure
Washing, Painting. Re-Screening, Re-
pair Work. Call 648-5029.
4tc3/9

Troy/built. Snapper, John Deere, Ku-
bota, Stihl, Hsquarvna.' Sales and
Service. 1-800-834-6744..
thru 9/95


GRIFFIN'S CDT'S
Tapes CD's Airbrush
Up to Date Releases
106 Reid Avenue
Phone 229-9228

THE FASHION EXCHANGE
220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
227-3183
New & Used Clothing
for the Entire Family.
Accessories and Misc. Items. 002/2


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


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


BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN
CENTER
Small Engine Repair

* Lawn Mowers
Weed Eaters
Chain Saws t
'* Generators
*Pumps
o Tillers
Go-Karts
229-2727
328 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe


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


Homebaked goods, made to order,
cakes cookies cheese cake car-
rot cake. Excellent. Call to order,
Tina, 648-4564. 4tc 2/16


MOWING RAKING WEEDING
EDGING TRIMMING
LANDSCAPING SODDING
C.J.'S Lawn

Service
Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
Beach & Port St. Joe
"I Will Work for YOU!"
Mexico Beach. FL *
(904) 648-8492
SLi,.: 5 pd Feb

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

Ien'sVlaeographics
CUSTOM PHOTOGRAPHY
for Any Occasion
Commercial Portrait Wedding.
For Details Call
KEN HORNE Photographer
229-8722 t 2/2


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


r------- -- -v"
I St. Joe Rent-All, Inc. I
Small Engine Repairs
FactorylWaOrranty Center I


Lawnmowers
Weedeaters
*_ Tillers
Chain saws
Generators
Pt Pumps
Engine Sales


706 1st St.-St, Joe
2 227-2112
I.-- ----- .=...!.


Harmon's Heavy Equipment Co.
Specializing In Black Top Soil
BULL DOZERS BACKHOES LOADERS
TRACTORS DUMP TRUCKS
' 648-8924 or 648-5767 if no answer


Business and Personal Payroll Preparation

\.
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and 'Income Tax Service
Telephone 410 Long Ave.
Office (904) 229-9292 P. 0. Box 602
Home (904) 227-3220 tf 1/5 Port St. Joe, FL 32456


FOSTER TREE &
LAWN SERVICE
No Job Too Big ... .
..... Or Too Small
FREE ESTIMATES *
Licensed & Insured 904/639-5368
Pd. thru 12/


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PAGE 8B THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1995


Front office clerk for motel. Apply in
person, El Governor Motel, Mexico
Beach. 9 a.m.- 4p.m. CST.
4tc 2/23

Experienced cook needed at Julie's on
Reid. 'Flexible hours. Apply in person
at 222 Reid Ave. tfc 3/23

Top of the Gulf Restaurant needs ex-
perienced cooks. Apply in person after
3 p.m. CST. Serious inquiries only.
3tc 3/2

Due to shutdown we have lost some
help. Versatile person with excellent
mechanical ability to work in Port SLt
Joe over 40 hours available. Pat, 912-
432-9316.. tfc 3/2

Part-time people for some evening and
weekend work in Port St. Joe, 912-
432-9316. tfc 3/2

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 3/2

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 3/2

'CNA's needed for all shifts. Training
available., Apply In person at Bay St.
Joseph Care Center, 220 Ninth St.,
Port St. Joe. tic 3/2






Queen size waterbed with drawers
and storage. Large upright freezer.
2tp 3/16

Prom dressers, worn once. long and
short, sizes 7-9. 229-6673. Hetc 3/23

Frigidaire 30" electric range. (white).,
229-8168. ltp 3/16

Well-used sofa sleeper, good for a fish
camp. $75. 227-1669. Itc 3/16

Sofa with recliner in each end. good
condition, $100 firm. Phil Collier 229-
6460 after 3:30 p.m. Itc 3/16

One miter saw, $35.00. Call 227-
1626. tfc 3/16

0-5 satellite dish. 6 foot. like new,
complete w/recelver & pretty tan &
white umbrella to cover dish. $1.000.
Call 229-6324 or 229-8674. tfc 3/9

For Sale or Trade: Large satellite dish
with two decoders and all boxes, wir-
ing, etc. Dish turns electrically. $450
or trade for riding lawn mower. 227-
7206. call after 6:30 p.m. Itp 3/16

New oak china cabinetL 675.
2tc 3/9

New Cozy Leizure-Pedic electric ad-
justable bed (twin), easy rolling cast-
ers, also massage unit $800. Four
good hub caps for 1949-50 Silver-
streak Pontiac, $40, Sears .top car
carrier (fits on most cars) $30. New
electric scooter (Pace Saver) never out
in weather, cost new $4.000. will sell
for $3.000. For more Information call
229-6858. 2tp 3/9
Port St. Joe Western Auto now hon-
oring entire Panama City Western
Auto company store advertised sale
prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid Ave.,
tfc 3/2

Plants. apples, pears. plum, peach,.
pomegranate, pecan, persimmon.
scuppernong. blueberry. fig. flowering
peach. Bradford pear. camellias, dog-
wood, red, pink and white. Granny
greybeard, Japanese magnolia, cold
tolerant citrus, althea, honeysuckle,
crepe myrtle, etc. Drive a little, save a
loll Mac's Nursery. Kinard. 639-5176.
thru Aril

Port SL Joe Western Auto now honor-
ing Panama City Western- Auto Co.
store advertised tire sale prices. Com-
puterized WHEEL ALIGNMENT. Sears
Card now at Port St Joe Western
Auto. Discover TOOl 227-1105.
tfc 3/2

Western Auto Special. Computer spin
balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfic 3/2

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

Craftsman tools and Die Hard bat-
teries are available now at Western
Auto Store, 219 Reid Ave. 227-1105.
tfc 3/2

BAHAM CRUISE1 5 days/4 nights,
Underbookedl Must Sell! $279/
couple. Limited Tickets. (407) 831-
4700 ext. 2269, FL State #14299,
Mon.-Sat, 9 a.m. 10 p.m.
4tp 3/16


It's Free!
Interested? --- ,'
Find this guy-> -
somewhere in this .
newspaper! ~


DOG GROOMING PLUS offers profes-
sional grooming and care for your pet.
Board your pet where you know they
get the best care. Call 227-3611.
tifc 3/16

FREE to good home, two 1/2 beagle
puppies, male, lots of personality.
227-2155. Itc 3/16


FREE one female Brittany Spaniel, 2
years old, spaded, Four white letter
tires, 235-70-R15, Turbo techs, $10
each. Call 227-7510. ltc 3/16

What's So Different about the Happy
Jack 3-X Flea Collar? It works!l Con-
tains no synthetic pyrethrolds. For
dogs & cats! B & B Feed & Seed, 639-
5488. 6tc 3/2

Hate to Board Your Best Friend. Care
In your home low as $8.00 a day by
Joe and Marie Romanelli. Call Pet &
Property Tenders, fully insured, 1-
904-229-1065. tfc 3/2






2 bedroom mobile home on 75'x175'
lot, well, septic, city water & gas, 429
Gulf St., St Joe Beach. Make offer.
904-871-2409 or 904-265-3577.
4tp 3/16

For Sale or Rent: Small 2 bedroom
house, Howard Creek, Possible ownei
financing. Call 827-2884. Itp 3/16

Howard Creek. 3 bdrm.. 2 bath. f.p.,
double carport, porches, and many
extras, approx. 1800 sq. ft. High and
dry. 904-827-1725., 3tp 3/16

3 bdrm.. 1 ba. stilt on ig. corner lo't.
Short walk to beach. Owner will fi-
nance. 400 Maryland' Ave., Mexico
Beach. $62.500. Contact Parker Real-
ty of Mexico Beach at 904-648-5777.
Itc 3/16

Howard Creek, 1/2 acre with 2 bed-
room trailer, lg. screened porch &
more. 827-6019. tiLfe 3/9

Handyman Special. $37,000. 4 bdrm.,
2 ba. high ceiling in LR, triple lot w/
garden spot. 2 1g. oak trees, screened
patio, front deck. 1g. shed. fenced yd.
needs work. Drive by 606 Maddox St..
Oak Grove. Serious inquiries call 227-
3627 or 227-3539. ask for Vicki.
4tc 3/9

1/2 acre lot for sale at Jones Home-'
stead. septic tank. well. 10'x30" con-
crete dog pen. $13,000. Call 227-
1309 between 5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
2tp3/9

Howard Creek: 1/2 acre with 2 bdrm,
trailer with roof over Partially com-;
pleted. 700 sq. ft. addition. 827-6019.-
tfc 3/9'

12'x70' mobile home on two 75'x125'
lots at St. Joe Beach. In second block
from the beach on Coronado St.
$39.000 or one lot and mobile home
for $26.00 or one, lot for $16,000,
229-6338 after 5:00 p.m. tfc 3/9 '

For Sale or Trade: Nice 2 story 3
bdrm. brick home, in Port St Joe on
Gautier Memorial Lane. Will sell or
trade for water front beach house or
townhouse. Owner will finance part.
229-8919. tfc 3/9

Home for Sale by Owner Spacious 3
bdrm.. 2 ba. cen. h&a brick home on
3 acres with barn. On paved dead end
street in Stone Mill Creek. 639-5347
or 639-5115, 2tc 3/9'


2 acres on paved dead end street in
Stone Mill Creek, great home site,
639-5347 or 639-5115. 2tc 3/9

Brick home for sale by owner. 3
bdrm., 2 ba., 1950 sq. ft.. Ig. corner
lot, excel. location. Renovated '92,
many .extras. Outside storage, boat
house, call 227-1271 for appt.
4tp 3/2

Spacious 3 bdrm.. 2 ba. brick home
on corner of Sunset Circle & 20th SLt.
Lot and a half in excellent neighbor-.
hood. Formal din. rm.. foyer. 1g. eat-in
kitchen w/roomy pantry, great room
w/fp & entertainment center, big
master bdrm., & separate bath &
walk in closet, approx, 1700 sq. ft. of
living space. 2 car garage. Huge.yd.
w/wired workshop. Automatic sprink-
ler system & much more. $108.000.
Call Frank D. or Carla May at 227-
2008. tfe 3/2

Large 1/2 acre + mobile home -lots for
sale on private road. near Port St. Joe
High School. Owner financing, easy
terms. Call Leonard Costin. 647-
8317. 4tc 2/23

2 bedroom, I ba. house for sale. 1/2
acre comer lot, located north of Over-
street. For more information please
call 648-8686. tfc 3/2

"Handyman Special", 3 bdrm., 2
bath shell house, beautiful 1/2 acre.
C-30 south Cape San Bias area. Rea-
sonably priced. Financing available.
227-7506. tfc 3/2

Home for Sale: 1408 Long Ave. 3
bdrm., 1 ba., Ig. liv., dining, large
den, ceramic tile bath & dining new
roof, sprinkler system front lawn,
York central air & heat 2 yrs. old, liv-
ing, dining & bath recently remod-
eled, refrig. & stove 2 years old. By
appt only, call 229-8964 after 5:30.
Business for Sale: Phantry Building
and extra lot. Income producing.
Three business units downstairs and
a manager's 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. tfic 3/2

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. tic 3/2

1029 McClellan Ave., PSJ, for Sale
by Owner: Completely remodeled. 3
bdrm. (1 sm., 1 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 3/2


V


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA'
PROBATE DIVISION
File No: 95-14-CP
Division: Probate
IN RE: ESTATE OF FLOYD JAKE DICKENS,
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of Floyd
Jake Dickens, deceased, File Number 95-14-CP, Is
,pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Flor-,
ida. Probate Division, the address of which is Gulf
County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456; The names and addresses of
-.the personal representative and of the personal
representative's attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARB NOTI-
FIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice Is served
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will. the qualifications of the personal repre-
senLauve, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are
required to file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THIE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
,THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice is served
within three months after the date of the first pub-
lcation of this noUce must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AF-
TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate of the decedent must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO
FIED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this No-
tice is March 16. 1995.
Attorney For .Personal Representative:
CHARLES A. COSTING
Post Office Box 98. ,
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Telephone: 1904) 227-1159
Florida Bar Number 699070

Personal Representative:
JIMMY WESLEY DICKENS
Post Office Box 232
Wewahltchka. Florida 32465
2tc. March 16 and 23. 1995.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that George Y.
Core. the holder of the following Tax Certificate.
has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued
thereon The certificate number and year of Issu-
ance. the description of the property, and the
names in which It was assessed are as follows:
*Certiflcate No. 158 Tear of Issuance 5/30/90
Description of Property:
Lots 12 and 13. Block 'E". Money Bayou
Beach Subdivision. as per plat on file In
the Office of the Clerk ol the Circuit Court
of Gulf County. Florida.
Name In which assessed:
Julius Wynn
All of said property being in the County of Gulf.
SState of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed ac-
cording to law, the property described In such cer-
tiflcate will be sold to the highest bidder at the
front door of the Gulf County Courthouse at 11:00
o'clock, a.m. on Wednesday. the 26th day of April,
1995.
Dated this 14th day of March. 1995.
BENNY C. USIER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY: /S/ Rebecca L. Norris. Deputy Clerk
4tc March 16, 23 and 30 and April 6, 1995. "


raul in r Arru iALAun run An inu
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that George Y.
Core, the holder of the following Tax Certificate.
has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of issu-
ance, the description of the property, and the
names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificeate No.63 Tear of Issuance s/30/90
Description of Property:
LEGAL DESCRIPTION:
Beginning at a point on the South line of
Lot 4. Block 2. Midway Park Subdivision.
as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book
I. Page 43. Public Records of Gulf County.
Florida said point being N87'O000"E.
51991 I'eet from the Southwest Comrner of
said Lot 4: thence NI 1 55'30'E. 48.41 feet
to a point on the Southerly right of way






1/2 acre lot with septic tank, $9.500.
Overstreet Road. Owner financing,
227-2020, ask for Billy. tfc 3/2:

LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery Road,
I mile off Overstreet Road. 9 miles
south of Wewa. Owner financing. Call
229-6961. tfc 3/2


Owner financing. High and dry. 5 acre
homesite. 240 ft. well. septic, work-
shop, I1 1/2 mile N. Dead Lakes Pk.
647-3581. tfc 3/2

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 3/2


WEWA $49,900.
ENJOY this newly remodeled
COTTAGE on Dead Lakes.
CALL TODAY!!
SHARON SHERROD
St. Andrew Bay
Real Estate, Inc.
769-8971 or 874-2903
S 4tc 3/16


line of a 50 loot County Road; thence
S73*52'20"E, 39.16 feet to the end of said
right of way line; thence continue
S7352'20'E, 103.59 feet to the South line
of said Lot 4; thence S87*00'00'W, along
said lot line 147.34 feet to the Point of Be-
ginning.
. Name in which assessed:
Dany Boyd Stevens mnd Jean Marie Rowe (s/k/
a, / Jean Marie Hostrop)
All ofsaid property) being in the County of Gulf,
State Of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed ac-
cording to law. the property descn"bed i such cer-
tificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the
front door of the Gulf County Courthouse at 11 00
o'clock. am. on Wednesday. the 26th de of Apni.
1 .995.
S- 5 .Dated this 13th day of March, 1995.
BENNY C LISTER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY. /S/ Rebecca L. Norn,. Deputy Clerk'
4tr. March 16.23 and 30 and Apnl 6. 1995

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
INRE: '
The Marriage of SHARON HENNING NAIMO. Wife
and NICHOLAS NAIMO. Husband
NOTICE OF SUIT
TO- NICHOLAS NAIMO. whose last known address
was 514 3rd Street. Union City. New Jersey
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action
for Dissolution of Marriage has been flied against
you and you are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses. If any to It on JANICE COGBULRN
SCHEFFER. Attorney for Petitioner, whose address
Is P. 0. Box 1059. Port SL Joe. Florida 32456. and
file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled
Court on or before the 27th day of March. 1995;
otherwise. a Judgement may be entered against
you for the relief demanded In the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on
the 17th day of February. 1995.
BENNY MUSTER. CLERK OF CIRCUIT
COURT. GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY- /s Tbonya Knox. Deputy Clerk
4c. February 23 & March 2. 9 and 16. 1995.

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9495-27
The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners of Gulf County, Florida will receive sealed
bids from any qualified person, company or corpo-
ration Interested In providing the County the fol-
lowing
(1) Four Wheel Trencher with capabill-
ties of trenching 38' deep and 6' wide.
Equipped with Backfill Blade. Specfloca-
tlons can be obtained from the Gulf
County Water system Office from 8:00
a.m. 5:00 p.m., E.S.T.. Monday thru
Friday (904) 229-9005.
Delivery Date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
day.
Please Indicate on the envelope that this is a
sealed bid. the bid number and what the bid Is for.
Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m.. E S.T..
on Tuesday. March 28, 1995. at the Gulf County
Clerk of Court's Office. 1000 Fifth Street. Port SL
Joe. Florida. 32456. The Board reserves the right
to reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
By. Us/ Michael L Hammond. Chairman
Atrest /s/ Benny C. Lister. Clerk of Courts
2tc..March9and 16. 1995. .


PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gull
County Board of County Commissioners proposes
to adopt an ordinance amending Ordinance 92-02.
The tide of said ordinance being as follows:
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING GULF
COUNTY ORDINANCE 92-02: PROVIDING
FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT
ASSESSMENT, NOTIFICATION AND VERI-
FICATION AND ESTABLISHING A FEE
FOR REQUIRED SERVICES: PROVIDING
A REPEALER CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING
AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND SEVERABILI-
TY
Notice is hereby given of the Intent to adopt
This ordinance at a meeting of the Gulf County
-, Board of County Commissioners at the County
Commissioners' meeting room of the Gulf County
Complex. 1000 Fifth Street.L Port SL Joe. FL. on
April II. 1995. at 6:00 p.m.. E.S.T.. and to have a
first discussion of the ordinance at its regular
meeting on March 28. 1995 beginning at 6:00
Sp.m., E.S.T. ...
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
By. /a/ Michael L Hammond. Chairman
SAttest: /a/ Benny C. Lister, Clerk of Courts

2tc. March 9 and 16. 1995.


Winter Rental Wanted. Jan. Feb. -
March. Minimum 1 1/2 baths within
10 miles of golf course. Call 227-
1699. Itp 3/16

Wanted: Small riding lawn mower.
Call after 6:30 p.m.. 227-7206.
ltc 3/16


NEW LISTINGS;

Port St. Joe, 106 Gautier Memorial Way. 3 br/2 1/2 ba. two sto-
ry, brick home. Double car garage, sprinkler system w/shallow
well, gourmet kitchen, jacuzzi, sold furnished. In mint condi-
tibn. $225,000.
Mexico Beach, 57 First St. 3 br/2 ba., carpet, central heat and
air. Good monthly rental, $49,500.
Wetappo Creek Estates. Lot 1, Blk B, $6,000.


Overstreet Area, Hwy. 386 across from Sunshine Farms. 3 +
acres, approx. $15,500.
Sunshine Acres. Lot 14, 2.93 acres on Borders Rd., $12,000.
Beacon Hill. Lots for mobile homes or homes. $3,500 and up.


Gulfai'r (904) 648-5716
e V 1820 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach
/e Y OF BAY 1-800-872-2782
CO. IKE DUREN, Broker
JANICE BROWNELL, Salesperson ELLEN MEGILL, Salesperson
Res. 648-8761 Res. 648-8873
ELSE WHITFIELD, Salesperson Res. 647-3392


Have you had problems

with Rick Body d/b/a/


Kendrick Heating & A/C?

Call 639-2708 to file a

complaint.






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

.Mexico Beach, 5th St. Large lot, nice area,

zoned for homes only. $12,500.


Several furnished and unfurnished homes/
townhomes available for long term rental.


Sales Rentals



Vacation Rental Specialists


JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor .
^________________________--d_


Tom Todd

Realty, INC.


SALES


BEACH`'


RENTALS
CAPE SAN BLAS..
INDIAN PASS
MEXICO BEACH j
ST. JOE BEACH

PORT ST. JOE REALTOF


BAY VIEW W/DIRECT ACCESS VIA DOCK, CAPE SAN BLAS. Great view of
the bay from this 2 br/2 ba. single family home. Master suite upstairs w/privale access
from deck. Two storage areas on ground level. Concrete parking. REDUCED!! NOW
$99,000.
GULF VIEW at GULF PINES. Large lovely home with good view of. and deeded ac-
cess to, the Gulf. 4 br/4 ba. 2.000 more or less square feet. open and screened decks.
fireplace, heat recovery system, satellite TV. 2 car enclosed garage and concrete park-
ing. Price $169.000.
EMERALD ISLE CAPE SAN BLAS, GULF VIEW with GULF ACCESS. This 2 br.
home has approx. 1300 sq. ft. of living area Large deck, raised ceiling in living room.
Amenities include w/d. ceiling fans, central H/A, cedar siding, etc. Price $110,000.
GULF VIEW CAPE SAN BLAS THE BOARDWALK. 3 br/2 ba. home in lonely
single family development. Amenities include FP, cathedral ceiling in LR, private mas-
ter bedroom upstairs, association pool. and boardwalk to beach. 1160.000.
GULF FRONT at GULF PINES, Lovel) 2 br/2 ba. Recently) remodeled. New AC.
Fireplace, tile floor in living, dining and kitchen area. Screened and opea decks. Board-
walk to beach. Enclosed garage plus screened room downstairs. Price 120,.000.
PORT ST. JOE 2004 CYPRESS AVE. This is a 2 br/2 ba. POOL HOME. Has been
professionally redecorated. Has formal living rm. and dining rm. Double garage. Many
more features and priced at only $99,500. Call Brenda, eves. 648-8215.
PORT ST. JOE 510 8TH ST. APARTMENT HOUSE. Four. one or two bedroom
apartments, each' having one bath. GREAT RENTAL POTENTIAL. 50'xl70' lot.
$37,500. Call for Brenda, evenings, 648-8215.
MEXICO BEACH 2502 HIGHWAY98. 2 br/l ba. Constructed of brick and cypress.
Spacious Florida room with bookcase galore. Fireplace w/insert, central H/A. storage
room, garage. View of the Gulf..-. short walk to beach! Zoned tourisl/commercial.
$125,000. .



Tom Todd Realty, Inc.
HC 1 Box 150, Port St. Joe, FL 32456

800-876-2611 or 904-227-1501
Marie M. Todd, Rental Mgr. Brenda J. Lynn, Associate
Craig Todd, Associate Thomas M. Todd, Broker
Nancy Todd, Associate