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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: September 7, 1995
Frequency: weekly
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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 )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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12/31/99
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FIFTY-EIGHTH YEAR, NUMBER 1


THE


STAR


INDUSTRY DEEP WATER PORT FINE PEOPLE SAFEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7,1995


SJPC Sells Major Part of Assets

Phone Company Sold to Texas Gro up

of Investors For"Sum of $115 Million


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St. Joseph Telephone and Telegraph
Company, with headquarters here in Port St.
Joe, will soon be operating under new own-
ership for 'the second time in its history.
The company was founded in 1924 by the
Apalachicola Northern Railroad Company to


furnish the line with communications along
its route. It was purchased by the St. Joe
Paper Company along with the railroad in
the early '30s and has remained under their
ownership until its sale last week end. The
firm started with one operator.


St. Joe Paper company announced late last
week that its wholly owned subsidiary, St. Joe
Industries. Inc., has entered into an agreement
for the sale of its telephone wireline business to
TPG Communications, Inc., an affiliate of the
Texas Pacific Group, for approximately $115
million, which includes assumption of indebt-
edness.
The agreement involves the transfer of own-
ership in St. Joe Communications, Inc., and its
three subsidiaries, Gulf Telephone Company,
St. Joseph Telephone and Telegraph Compa-
ny and The Florala Telephone Company, Inc.,
currently operating in Florida, Alabama and
Georgia.
The sale is subject to customary conditions,
including certain regulatory approvals. The
purchase price is subject to certain adjust-
ments to be made at closing.
TEXAS PACIFIC GROUP
Texas Pacific Group is a private investment
company formed about 18 months ago in Fort
Worth. Two of its three principals, David Bon-
derman and James G. Coulter, are former asso-
clates of Robert Bass. a member of the billion-
naire Bass family of Fort Worth.
The group has interests in airlines, includ-
ing Continental Airlines and America West, and
a preferred provider health company in the
Midwest. It also has interests in entertainment
and waste management.
St. Joe has been under pressure from
shareholders to shed ,assets and increase re-
turns to investors, the largest of which is the


Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust. The trust
owns 70 percent of the company and funds the
Nemours Children's Clinic.
Earlier this year, St. Joe said it would look
at selling some of its businesses if it could get
the right price for them.
More than half of St. Joe's revenues come
from its paper business.
The sugar business-a 32,000-acre sugar
plantation south of Lake Okeechobee--also is
up for sale. According to news reports St. Joe
has offered to sell the plantation to the state of
Florida for $86 million.
EXPECTS TO CLOSE IN FIRST QUARTER
"Between technology advances and deregu-
lation, the telephone industry is going to look a
lot different and Texas Pacific wants to be part
of it," said'TPG spokesman Owen Blicksilver.
Blicksilver said TPG expects to close the
deal in the first quarter of 1996.
The purchase price includes TPG assuming
about $18 million in debt.
If St. Joe sells its remaining paper and sug-
ar businesses, it still would be a massive enter-
prise. It owns a 54.5 percent stake in Florida
East Coast Industries, Inc., which owns and
develops land and operates Florida East Coast
Railway, Inc.
'St. Joe also owns the Apalachicola Northern
Railroad, a 100-mile line which operates be-
tween Port St. Joe and River Junction at Chat-
tahoochee, and about 1. l million acres of Flori-
da timberland plus some 50,000 acres of devel-
opable real estate.


VI


Comr0nttee Completes New egulfion Code

Ward Ridge Subdivision to Get Combination Sidewalk & Walking Track


The Port St. Joe City
Commission held the first of two
public hearings on their proposed
land development regulation code
Tuesday evening prior to the reg-
ularly scheduled board meeting.
Committee Chairman, Tom
Gibson, went over the document
with the board, pointing out sev-
eral minor changes in zoning reg-
ulations and building guidelines
throughout the city that will be
enacted If the board adopts the 70
page document as is.
Gibson posted maps of the
zoning designation changes in the
fire station meeting room for
inspection by the commissioners
as well as any city residents wish-
ing to question the changes.
Reworking the Land Regulation
Code is necessary to comply with
Gulf County's Comprehensive
Plan requirements.
When adopted by the city, the
code will consolidate many of the


Holiday
Safe In
Gulf Co.
Gulf County experienced
a safe Labor Day holiday, ac-
cording to the Sheriffs De-
partment and local police.
While the rest of the na-
tion was celebrating the last'
of the summer holidays, resi-
dents of Gulf County were
celebrating at home, for the
Iost part. Not many people
were stirring about in what
turned out to be ideal weath-
er for outdoors activities.
A few people were taking
advantage of a day on the
Bay here in Port St. Joe, but
not any more than is usually
out on any given week end.
The boat ramp at the west
end of Fifth Street saw per-
haps the most activity but
even that outlet to the Gulf of
Mexico and the Bay was fairly
quiet on Monday.
There were no drownings,
no boating mishaps and no
automobile accidents on what
officials had described as "the
bloodiest day of the year." It
was a fine day in Gulf
County.


codes and ordinances pertaining
to zoning and building codes into
one plan.
The second and final public
hearing on the document is
scheduled to be held prior to the
October third city commission
meeting at 7:30 p.m. If no major
objections surface the board will
probably vote to accept the docu-
ment.
Sidewalks/Track
Ward Ridge resident, Charlie
Zimmerman, approached the
Board of Commissioners asking
for help to relieve a dangerous sit-
uation that exists in his area. He
explained that elementary age
children are navigating their way
through traffic around Port St.
Joe High School, enroute to Port
St. Joe Elementary School.
Just as Zimmerman was
proposing that the city look into
building sidewalks along Niles
Road, Mayor Frank Pate piped up,
"I've already asked for a


track/pathway to be built"
Pate explained the city had
included on their road paving list,
submitted- under the county's
proposed three million dollar,
bonding "issue, a nine foot
track\pathway to extend from the,
north cornier of Niles and Long
Avenue north to Garrison Avenue,
then down Garrison Avenue to
20th Street. .. -
He said the pathway would
not only provide a safe way for
children in the area to get to and
from school, but could also dou-
ble as a safe walking track for res-
idents.
If'all goes according to sched-,
ule the bond issue money could
be available for the project before
the first of the year.
Consultant Hired
Chamber of Commerce Direc-
tor Tamara Laine told the board
that Design Studio West, a
Sarasota-based consulting firm,
has been hired by the chamber to


New Look
The Gulf County Sheriffs Department has taken on a
new look for its patrol cars within the last few days. The
new color scheme on the cars is a dark green over white,
giving the cars a better dressed look. Sheriff Frank McKeith-
en said he wanted the cars to have a different, snappier ap-
:pearance and gave his deputies the opportunity to come up
with the new color scheme. He was required by the state to
work the dark green color into his new look somehow, which
the deputies did, giving the patrol cars a completely differ-
ent look. Sheriff McKeithen said the only part he played in
coming up with the new look, was in placing the identifica-
tion badges on the sides.


develop a complete redevelopment
program for the entire city.
Funds have been raised by
the Chamber to finance the pro-
ject, which will incorporate the
city's proposed marina project
the downtown district, and the
remainder of the city.
The firm's purpose will be to
tie all of the city's development
needs into one program, focusing
on a proper flow to maximize what
the city has to offer in the form of
business and service needs.
In Other Business
*Commissioner Johnny Lin-
ton asked the board to look into
surfacing the 10th Street tennis
courts.
*Named the short street in
front of the Centennial Building
Centennial Drive.
*Agreed to advertise for a
variance for Martin Adkison and
. David White.


Make Application for
$100,000 Grant to
Start Project Which
Will Be Located On
Gulf County Property
If everything goes well Gulf
County could soon have a fishing
pier 'located on St. Joseph
Peninsula about a half mile south
of Billy Joe Rish State Park on
county property known as the
Tucker Tract. The pier would
extend into the Gulf of Mexico.
Gulf County Chief Admini-
strator Don Butler told the coun-
ty commissioners in a special
meeting last Thursday, August
31, that a grant, application for
$100,000 was being made to the
Florida Recreational Development
Assistance Program (FRDAP) for
construction of the fishing pier.
The county's plan calls for
building an entrance road and
parking area on the 100'x900'
Tucker Tract. A rest room facility,
along with four picnic shelters,


PSJ and Wewa to..


Get $1.1 Million

In CDBG Block Grant Funds
The cities of Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka were big win-
ners in the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA)
awarding of Community Development Block Grants this week.
Port St. Joe will receive $600,000 and Wewahitchka
$500,000 of the $30.9 million dollars awarded by the state
through community development block grants within Florida.
Port St. Joe plans to use the funds to give the downtown
district a face lift. Resurfacing Reid Avenue and other side
streets downtown and burying overhead utility cables.
Other projects include sprucing up the sidewalks by land-
scaping the walkways creating a pleasing atmosphere for
shoppers. Storm water drainage .improvements, better light-
ing, and parking areas are also in the city's plans.
Wewahitchka plans to use their $500,000 to refurbish
homes for low income elderly homeowners in the city, accord-
ing to Tweda IMcGlon, City Clerk. She said the city hopes to
remodel as many as 28 homes for the low income elderly, not-
ing that a review board would be set up to determine which
applications would receive funds from the grant.
Gulf County had also applied for the CDBG funds to be
used for road paving, but failed to generate enough points to
qualify for the grant.


tables and barbecue grills would
also be built on the property.
A dune walkover would
provide access to the pier extend-
ing into the Gulf of Mexico. The
pier would also have a proposed
60'x20' fishing platform con-
structed at its end.
Gulf County currently does
not have a fishing *pier in its
adjoining bay or gulf waters. The
closest public pier is the Mexico
Beach pier located in Bay County.
The county has a good track
record for receiving FRDAP grant
money, utilizing it to help con-
struct both Beacon Hill Park and
Salinas Park.
i. n Other Business
*The Board looked over their
list of roads to be paved through a
proposed three million dollar
bond issue. They hope to be ready
to bid the paving project by
October 1.
*Decided to look into renting
boat slips at the White City Park
with the revenues to be used to
help maintain the facilities.
*Passed a proclamation
declaring September 2, 1995 as
V-J Day honoring World War II


veterans as recommended by
Veterans Service Officer Bo
Williams..
*Called for bids to furnish the
county 10,000-15,000 cubic
yards of clay for road paving pro-
jects.

Jones Wins

Wewa Election
Wewahitchka voters
turned out 355. strong
Tuesday to return incum-
bent Dallas Jones to a new
three year term in office.
Jones was the incum-
bent in the only position
with opposition in Tues-
day's primary election.
Jones polled 235 votes
to swamp challenger Er-
nest Morris, who polled
120 of the total votes cast.
Jones will be sworn
into his new term of office
Monday, October 2, at the
regular Commission meet-
ing.


1* II


County Proceeds With Plans

for Gulf Pier on Peninsula












THE STAR

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7,1995


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"New Math"

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Leander Shaw might have been
serious when he asked the state's lawyers arguing the net case
before them last Thursday, "How can 500 square feet of any-
thing be shaped into an area greater than 500 square feet?"
Then again, he may have been asking a question which was
about as asinine as the claim, by the state and the Florida Con-
servation Association that the same 500 square feet of netting
can suddenly become a net which measures 673 square feet or
even 953 square feet, by placing it in the water; you know, sort
of like instant potatoes. Just add water to a cupful in ordei to
feed the whole family.
Are those answers arrived at by the late "new math" formula
or the, "it's that size because it suits my argument better" for-
mula? Suffice it to say the figures just don't jibe with our experi-
ence in 11th and 12th grade geometry, first year algebra, second
year algebra, advanced math or even elementary school arithme-
tic. [We didn't take trigonometry, so we don't have the advantage
of that mathematical expertise.]
FRANKLY, WE BELIEVE what the state and conservation
association boys are using is the "Politician 101" formula. You
are all familiar with that formula. You have had unfortunate ex-
perience after unfortunate experience with that formula being
applied to figures-especially tax figures.
That's the self-same formula politicians use when they tell
us they are cutting our taxes, giving us needed and sought-after
tax relief, when all the while our tax statements call for more
money out of our pocket than was demanded in last year's state-
ment.
We all ask,, "How did they do that? They said they lowered
the taxes but we're paying more?"
IT'S DONE USING THE same formula the lawyers for the
state and conservation lawyers are using to figure the size of
that little old Golden/Crum shrimp trawl!
Maybe we should insist they also use it in figuring the na-
tional debt. The debt just might disappear, using that same
mathematical fairy tale.
We trust the Supreme Court members don't get the wool
pulled over their eyes, such as the voters of Florida did, and fall
for that garbage. We hope they hold the reins in this decision
and rule that 500 square feet means 500 square feet instead of
whatever is desired by those high-powered lawyers for. the state
and the conservation association.
We know the shrimpers are represented in arguing common
sense only by country lawyers Ron Mowrey of Wakulla County
and Pat Floyd of Port St. Joe, and they didn't attend "Hah-vahd"
or 'Yay-ul" but they know how to add and subtract and get the
answer you can prove by sight and not by conjecture.



Common Sense
SMALL COUNTIES IN Florida have picked themselves a
leader from one of the smallest counties in the state to lead
them. It sort of reminds us of the story of how David was select-
ed to lead the Hebrews in the Bible, An insignificant shepherd
boy, selected to lead the chosen people. It sounds sort of like an
act of foolishness, doesn't it?
But like that little shepherd boy, that country boy from little
old Port St. Joe and Gulf County knows the problems which are
unique to the smaller counties and knows whatit will take to
meet those needs.
REP. ROBERT TRAMMELL said recently, in an address in
Port St. Joe, that the people have to select leaders with an in-
sight to their particular problem to have any affect with the
state's government.
He warned his audience that the people must think foremost
of their needs and the one who knows what it will take to correct
those needs and cast their vote for him if they want to see any
improvement. Trammell said, 'You've got to do this for your own
protection, even if you don't particularly like the guy!"
WE LIKE WARREN YEAGER and approve of his selection.
We get the best of both worlds; an effective leader for the small
counties and a fellow we can sit down with, to dinner, without
any reservations.
It takes a person like Warren, who knows' how to deal only
with common sense to arrive at a common solution to solve com-
mon problems. Let's face it, those dreamers out-number those of
us who are rooted solidly to the firm soil of our small counties.
We don't have the same kinds of problems those concrete jun-
gles are blessed with. Why believe it or not, we still exist on
agreements made by a handshake and don't need someone to
protect us from our own selves. There might even be solutions to
the problems of large counties in that way of life, also.


Hunker Down with Kes


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I've been pondering th
bor Day thing all week. I
get to this stage of my li
have to admit that I'm n
sure just exactly as to th
comes" and "what fors"
holiday. I asked a couple
smart friends who had alwe
me to believe that they
everything.
"Well...... .ugh...
has to do with labor."
"Kes, it's .... it's .
it's a nice holiday betwe
4th of July and Thanksgivi
"Ugh . ... what v
question again?" .
I tried to look it up in
cyclopedia-wasn't in th
called Leon. Older brother
God's gift to the rest of the
to lend stability, direction
sound advice. "It was start
truck driver in Austin, Tex
had this girlfriend in Wa
they were wanting to go d
Del Rio for the Armadillo
He couldn't get there and b
the weekend and needed a
day. Well, you know how
truck drivers can't hardly
day off so he figured a n
holiday would naturally
ideal-".


"Thanks. Leon. I believe I got


it.-
"His name was Chuck some-
r thing or other."
"0. K., Leon, thanks."
"Her name was Miss Betty.
She'd never been to Del Rio-"
his La- I hung up.
hate to I thought it might have start-
ife and ed years ago when people lived on
not too farms. Maybe as they got into the
e "how harvest season they took a day off
of this to look things over. Then, I got to
of mY thinking back . we picked
'ays led cotton the first week in Septem-
Sknew ber! I honestly don't remember a
Labor Day back then. Let me re-
it phrase that-I don't remember
any day except Sunday in Sep-
tember that we didn't labor! My
en the Dad was either completely ignor-
ng." ant of this holiday or the sly old
ras the fox wasn't about to take a day off
with all that white money shim-
our en- mering down in the back forty.
tere! I I wonder if it has always been
ers are celebrated on Monday? That's my
: family age showing again-I remember
in and when Lincoln and Washington's
ed by a birthdays could be on a Thufrsday
xas. He or Tuesday or Saturday .'....
co and I know we're celebrating, or
[own to commemorating the working
races. class people. I guess we're resting
back on up from a hard summer's worth
n extra of work-or maybe getting ready
v those for a tough fall schedule. But,
r get a what about those who won't
laUonal work. Listen, I've got a friend who
be the will not hit a lick at a snake. Does
he get tfie day off too?


by Kesley Colbert


T.pnn 9nd Davidr Dnn't Knnw Eithpr


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other people on the course.
I rushed home and mowed
the back and one side of the yard.
I fixed two clocks and cut out a
picture frame. I ran five miles. It's
now late afternoon-I've done
about all the "resting" on this hol-
iday that a man can-
"Honey, get a shower and
clean up. We're going to a movie."
I drove forty miles, paid fif-
teen dollars and embarrassed Ca-
thy mightily when I told that
young girl there hasn't ever been
a cold drink made that I would
pay two "dollars and fifty cents forl
When neither John Wayne nor
Burt Lancaster were listed in the
credits I knew it wasn't going to
be my kind of movie. Folks, I sat
there for two hours and nobody
got shot. They only had three
horses in the whole picture show
and none of 'em ever broke into
so much as a trot."
You talk about laboring!
As I prepared my worn out
body for bed that night I was a
mite confused-had I used my
Labor Day properly?
I thought of my little broth-
er-the sane, sensible, down-to-
earth one in our family. "David,
listen, I know it's late, but what
exactly is Labor Day and how did
it come about?"
"There was this truck driver
years ago down in Austin, Texas
who had a .girl friend over in
Waco ..... "
Still Wondering, Kes


The Star is Another Year Older and Deeper in Debt to You!


iE STAR IS 58 years of age
today. Today marks the beginning
of a new year of publication of the
newspaper and the anniversary of
its founding back in 1937 by a
one-legged Linotype operator/
editor by the name of William
Shelby Smith.
Some of you know him. Most
of you don't. If you came to Port
St. Joe and Gulf County since No-
vember 10, 1952, you don't know
the man. As far as you know, The
Star has only had the present edi-
tor.
The Star was founded the
,same year St. Joe Paper Compa-
ny began operation in Port St.
Joe. The first issue was an eight-
page effort, tabloid in size. The
tabloid size was a sheet 12x18
inches, laid out flat.
The paper is now 15x22 1/2
inches and usually 16-plus pag-
es, plus inserts.
In the Smith ownership days,
the newspaper was a family af-
fair-Smith and his wife making


ETAOIN SHRDLU


By Wesley Ramsey


, up the staff. Today, 11 people are
directly involved in putting the
paper together and operating the
printing plant.

I GUESS YOU would say The
Star is a senior citizen now. I
know I became a senior citizen
when I became 55 years old, so
The Star should qualify for sen-
ior-citizenship now that it has
reached the ripe old age of 58.'
I know when I reached senior
citizen age, I was eligible for all
kinds of discounts at one place or
another. All of a sudden, I get
into ball games, motels, some


theaters, theme parks, some res-
taurants, various purchases and&
trips come complete with a senior?
citizen discount. The Star should'
get a discount on its newsprint
bill, which amounts to a tidyi
sum; or we might use a discount
on the bale of supplies we use
each and every month in the
printing process,
All kinds of discounts and
special rates are available to me
as a person, but they don't seem
readily available to this newspa-
per, now that it has reached such,
a mature age.
IT IS STRANGE HOW this


newspaper and its owner reached
the age of not having to scratch
our head about how we were go-
ing to stay out of the poorhouse
at about the same time in life.
,With me, about the time all
my kids got grown and left home,
about the time I got to quit buy-
ing shoes by the dozen pair,
about the time I got to quit pay-'
ing tuition to some school or oth-
er and my home became paid for
the doctors stepped in and began
to siphon off my extra cash.
First it was for elective proce-
dures, then the original body be-
gan to wear out. It was a good
thing I didn't have many pay-
ments to make anymore.
I wonder if the same thing is
going to happen to this newspa-
per?
Of course, the need for new
and replacement equipment and
machinery has never ceased. This
week, everything worked OK. but
next week may be a different sto-


rX.
This newspaper is going to
find out, just as I did, that new ,,
needs are going to crop up to put ,
the bite on its income as time
goes along. As it grows older, dif-
ferent needs will present them-.
selves to be satisfied, in oider to
keep th.e paper vibrant and alive
as it progresses in age.

OF COURSE, THE Star
wasn't always the only kid in
town shouting the news each and
every week.
It has out-lived at least one
other newspaper and a couple of
radio stations. This newspaper
has had its opportunities to go
under also, but stubbornness, te-
nacity and the support of you
good folks has kept it operating
over the years, and hopefully for
at least another 58 years in the
future.
Back in the beginning of
time, for The Star, it had a broth-


er in the fourth estate, which be-1
came a casualty of World War II. 7
It was older than The Star by
nearly a year, but it didn't last. I
don't know exactly why.
The Sentinel was inaugurated
by C.'F. Hanlon, also the founder
of the Gulf ,Count Breeze, who
sold it to a man by the name of
Larry Evans after a year or two of
operation. Maybe Mr. Evans had
the same problem we did-too
many bills and not enough in-
come to pay them with.

WE HAVE KEPT at the job
and printed a paper -each and
every week until, suddenly, we'
find the newspaper almost out of
debt and still prospering.
In another 58 years of print-
ing we hope to see the newspa-
per, "almost out of debt and still
prospering". We're not progress-
ing if we don't need "just one
more piece of equipment to do the
job better."


WI// -THE STAR- Postmaster: SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
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""WSP Y William H. Ramsey .............Production Supt. SECOND-CLASS POSTAGE PAID The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thought-
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Shirley Ramsey ..................Typesetter WEEKLYPUBLISHING oughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains.


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The lady with the big hair up
at the bank has got a theory.
-Kes, it was started by F. W.
Woolworth, Montgomery Ward,
Sears and Roebuck, and those
other large department store
guys. They wanted to clear out
their left over summer stuff and
push their new, fall, back-to-
school products. What better way
than to let everyone have a day
off to go shopping? These giants
in the business world sent word
over to Congress to "Vote in" a
day for the working class. I think
the theory was, "let 'em out so we
can let 'em in."
I didn't tell the banking lady
that some folks "declare" Labor
Day is a hold over from the Great
Depression of the thirties when
banks closing for "holidays" was
an every day occurrence.
No matter how we've come
down to it--Labor Day is a day of
rest.
Last Monday I was up before
daylight working on two palms
and the hedge in my front yard.
Maybe I've got this thing confused
with Arbor Day. I dug up dollar
weeds and raked for an hour. I
sprinted to the golf course and
worked and fumed and hacked
out twelve holes of golf. I didn't
finish the round 'cause there was
some kind of Labor Day tourna-
ment fixin' to start. The nice folks
that run the place have seen me
swing a golf club. They've asked
me not to play when there are


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School Board Approves Budget, Millage Rate, Unanimously

Voted to Light Wewahitchka Softball Field, Accept Medical Insurance Coverage Bid, In Business Session


The Gulf County School
Board officially adopted its new
budget for fiscal 1995-96 Tues-
day evening, meeting no objec-
tions to its proposed budget or
millage rate from the public, nor'
any of its members.
In almost an automatic vote
the'Board members, gave their
unanimous approval to the bud-
get and three different mill as-
*sessments they were required by
law to approve.
It all amounted to a total mill
leyy of 8.018--a small reduction
*from last ,year, and a financial
'plan totaling $14,536,286.82.
The new budget will levy
'$4.333,016 In local taxes and re-
ceive $10,203,270 from the state
of Florida and other sources.
The only change made in the
advertised budget plan was to re-
duce a couple of funds by a few,
'dollars-less than $50.00-to


make their totals divisible by 12
in order to make .equal monthly
Installments.
SPENT SOME, TOO
The board went right to work
spending some of that new bud-
get, making an expenditure which
wasn't budgeted and stirred up a
little conversation and got one
nay vote in the process.
Billy Traylor of Wewahitchka,
-appealed to the Board to assist in
lighting the new girls' softball
field in Wewahitchka. Traylor
said he had groups-Gulf Coast
:Electric and the County's prison
inmate crews---to lower the esti-
mated'. cost of approximately
$20.000 to an estimated $10,200.
Board member Oscar Redd
introduced the offer' and moved
that it be accepted.
Superintendent Walter Wilder
,,advised the Board that the price


couldn't be beat with bids but
warned the Board, 'You can only
pay for this kind of work with lo-
cal tax money from your general
fund or use construction money
furnished by the state for purpos-
es such as this. Let me warn you,
however that we have some work
which desperately needs doing at
the Port St. Joe Elementary and
Highland View Elementary
schools, which can only be fi-
nanced from this source also.
Too, you will probably receive a
request from Port St. Joe. to light
the new softball field being built
here."
Wilder also warned the Board
that all of the construction funds
for this year are already encum-
bered and said this source of
funds is "drying up" and he looks
for some hefty reductions as early
as next year.
Redd: persisted by saying the


lights are, needed since the girls
" have to miss too many classes,
getting out to play their games
'before dark.
Wilder said the :Board could
write the project into next year's
budget or float bonds to light
both fields as well as do some of
the other work which needs do-
ing.
Despite Wilder's report of
short finances for this, purpose
the Board voted to accept the of-
fer presented by Traylor out of
the current budget funds. Chair-
person Charlotte Pierce voted
against the proposal. while the re-
mainder of the Board voted in fa-
vor.
Presentation Made
Ned Alles and Melissa Ram-
sey presented a report on their
:activities In the operation of the
Juvenile Justice Partnership Pro-


gram.
Ailes said the program, fund-
ed by a $65,000 grant from the
Federal government will be fund-
ed for four consecutive years be-
fore it will be Gulf County's re-
sponsibility to pay the bill.'It has
a capacity enrollment of 40 youth
between the ages of 8-17.
The activity Is to encourage
at risk" youth to adopt a respon-
sible life-style. Alles reported that
after only a year of operation, the
program has reduced referrals to
the juvenile justice system by
keeping them out of trouble, re-
duced unexcused school absen-
teeism by 62%., reduced suspen-
sions by 35% and improved grade
point averages for the clients by
.49 of a point.
Alles said a number of volun-
teers had worked with the paid
staff in making the program the
success it was becoming.


SAccept Medical Coverage
The Bbard accepted the medi-
cal insurance bid from Blue
Cross and Blue Shield for em-
ployees, on the recommendation
of the insurance selection com-
mittee. -
Temple Watson, In presenting
the plan to the Board, noted that
medical costs continue to In-
crease, but gave figures to show
that nearly two-thirds of the 202
employees polled selected the
plan as presented.
The new insurance program
will cost a single plan holder
$28.80 per month, up from
$9.32. The family plan holder will
pay $271.37 per month, up from
$227.43 last year. The deductible
will be $300.00 for a single policy
and $600.00 for a family policy.
The Board pays $175.00 on each
Policy.


Big Bend Health
Council Meeting
The Big Bend Health Council
will meet on Wednesday, Septem-
ber 13 at 2:00 p.m. (EDT) in the
conference room of the Gadsden
County Health Department in
Quincy.
The Big Bend Rural Health
Network, developed with Health
Council support, will report on
their newly funded status. The


Healthy Holmes Community Plan-
ning Project is nearing a very suc-
cessful completion. The Commu-
nity Health Purchasing Alliance
Health Insurance Program has
made excellent progress during
the summer. The council will re-
.view their work program f&Otthe
year and determine the best way
to reach their goals.
The public is Invited to attend
and will be given an opportunity
to comment as time permits.


Attorney Isler addresses those present at the bad check semi-
nar.


From left, Judge Bob Moore,
Witten.


and attorneys Al Stopka and Fred


Bad Check Seminar Draws Positive Comments


Last Thursday many area
business people attended the
Bad Check Seminar hosted by
Gulf County Judge Bob Moore. A
cross section of business interests
from throughout Gulf County
were in attendance. Comments
since the presentation have been
very positive..


Assistant State Attorney Fred
N. Witten and Sheriff Frank
McKeithen provided Information
about criminal prosecution. Both
stressed the need for obtaining
adequate Information at the time
a check is offered. Good identifl-
cation and notes of the transac-
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tion may make the difference in
whether prosecution is possible.
Attorneys Al Stopka and
Charles Isler discussed the civil
procedures for collecting a bad
check. Each Attorney distributed
materials to assist the partici-
pants in filing and collecting a


civil claim. They pointed out dam-
ages for three times the amount of
the dishonored check plus a rea-
sonable Attorney's fee and costs
could be assessed. Attorney Isler
provided general information
about collecting a judgment aris-
ing from any claim.


to the,


Tonya Nixon Editor .1

Tonya Nixon Promoted As Says Sharks Are A Real "Class

Bank's Asst. Vice President Act"....... .Unnoticed Winners


The Wewahitchka State Bank
Is proud to announce the election
of Tonya Nixon to Assistant Vice
President. Mrs. Nixon has been in
banking in Gulf County since
1976, working first with Florida
. National Banks and coming to
Wewahitchka State Bank in 1990
as Branch Manager of the Port St.
Joe Branch.
Mrs. Nixon is married to Mi-
chael Nixon and they have two
children, Whitney, age 7, and
Adam, age 11.
Mrs.. Nixon Is actively In-


volved in area civic and commu-
nity organizations. She served as
past president of the Port SL
Joe/Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce and past member of
the School Advisory Committee.
Mrs. Nixon presently serves on
the board of the Port St. Joe/Gulf
County Chamber of Commerce,
Port St. Joe Merchants Associa-
tion, chairperson for the Port SL
Joe Fourth of July and Christmas
Festivals and Vice President of
the Highland View 'Elementary
P.T.O. : '


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boree. Sadly enough, the winning
story was sloughed off and ob-
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Wewahitchka Chapter of A.C.S.


to Sponsor "WEWAcky" Olympics


The Wewahitchka. Chapter of
the American Cancer Society is
sponsoring the WEWAcky Olym-
pics on Tuesday, September
19th, at 6:00 p.m. (CT) in the We-
wahitchka High School Gym. This
event is free and the public is cor-


dially invited to attend. Refresh-
ments will be sold.
Competing teams will include
Wewahitchka High School, Wewa-
hitchka Elementary School, Gulf
Coast Electric, Glad Tidings As-


sembly of God, First Baptist
Church, Worship Center, Gulf
Corrections, and others. A first
place overall trophy will be
awarded and all of those partici-
pating will receive a participant
,trophy. Some of the events will be
the saltine cracker run, Dizzy
Dean bat race, and a popcorn
dash.
Though there will be lots of
fun and games, on a more serious
note cancer patients and survi-
vors will be recognized in the
opening ceremony. Also, in mem-


ory of loved ones, a candle light-
ing ceremony will be held. If any
cancer patients or survivors
would like to be a part of the
opening ceremony or if someone
would like to have a candle lit,
please contact Wewahitchka Ele-
mentary School at 639-2476.
'Following the games, a recep-
tion will be held for the cancer
patients, survivors, and Olympic
participants.
Please come out and support
this local effort to help combat
cancer.


Julianne Dean and Mr, and
Mrs. L. David Dean would like to
announce the engagement and
forthcoming wedding of their
daughter, Kellianne Dean, to
Gregory S. Byrd, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Gerald E. Byrd of Port St.
Joe.
Kelli is a 1991 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School and is
presently employed. with Todd
Land Development in Simmons
Bayou. She is the granddaughter
of Catherine Driver and the late
Julian C. Driver of Montgomery,
Alabama. She is also the grand-
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
Smith of Dowagiac, Michigan.
Greg is a 1993 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School and is
presently, employed with St. Joe
Forest Products. He is the grand-
son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wal-
ter E. Armstrong. He is also the


grandson of Vinnie Mae Byrd and
the late Gene Byrd. All are from
Port St..Joe.
The wedding will be held on
Saturday, October 14 at 2:30 in
'the afternoon at Beach Baptist
Chapel on St. Joe Beach.
No local invitations will be
sent. All friends and-relatives of
the couple are invited to attend.
Ard Named to
Dean's List
Mitzi M. Ard of Fort Walton
Beach has been named to the
Dean's List for the summer quar-
ter at Okaloosa/Walton Commu-
nity College.
Mitzi is the daughter of
James and Glenda Kennedy, the
granddaughter of Talmadge and
Catherine Kennedy, Faye Burkett
and the late G. L. Burkett.


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daughter, Toby Gray, to Ben Gay,
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The wedding will be held Sep-
tember 15 at 4:00 p.m. at the
Highland View Baptist Church.
Brother Jimmy Clark will perform

Sea Oats & Dunes
Garden Club Meets
The first meeting of the new
year for the Sea Oats and Dunes
Garden Club will be held Wednes-
day, September 13 at 10 a.m.
(EDTI) at, the Beaches Fire Hall
with Sally Malone presiding.
The following new officers will.
be introduced: Mesdames Louise
Schweikert, First Vice President;,
Susie Pippin, Second Vice Presi-
dent; Helen LaPlante, Secretary;
and Vesta Conley, Treasurer.
Many new and exciting programs
are planned for the year.
An ice cream social will be
held at the Beaches Fire Hall on
Saturday, September 9 at 7 p.m.
(EDTI. All prospective members,
husbands, and members are en-
couraged to attend this opening
event.. Members are to bring .the
dessert. Contact Louise Schwei-
kert for further details.

P.S.J. Garden
Club Luncheon
The Port St. Joe Garden Club
will have their first meeting for
the 1995-96 year on Thursday,.
September 14 with a covered dish
luncheon at the Garden Center at
12:30 p.m.
A short program will be given
by Jean Stebel entitled, "My Love
Affair With Day Lilies."
All members are reminded of
the meeting and are encouraged
to bring a guest.

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All friends and family are in-
vited to attend.


Wewa Woman's
Club Tea Planned
The Wewahitchka Woman's
Club will begin its 1995-96 meet-
ing year with a tea. This event
will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m.,
C.D.T., on Wednesday, Septem-
ber 13 at the home of Betty Hollo-
way. Her residence is located at
302 East Second Street in Wewa-
hitchka.
All club members are urged
to attend this occasion.


Cheyanne Kathleen Haney

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celebrated her birthday on Sep-
tember 2 at her Poppa and Nan-
ny's house with a balloon party
with friends and family.
Cheyanne Kathleen is the
daughter of Jeff and Kathy Haney
and granddaughter of Earl, and
Pat Haney. She is the great-
granddaughter of Mary Ella Davis
and Sandford and Dorthea Ha-
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOB,. FL THURSDAY, SEPT. 7, 1995








THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY SEPT 7 1995


Dove Award Winner, Ron David Moore
Singing at Long Avenue Baptist Church


Nationally acclaimed Dove
Award winner and gospel singer

Retired Educators
Luncheon Monday
The first meeting of the 1995-
96.year for the Gulf County Re-
tired Educators will be held at
11:00 a.m., E.D.T Monday, Sep-
tember 11 th in the upstairs meet-
ing area at Julie's in Port St. Joe.
Following the meeting, a sem-
inar will be held on long-term
health care, conducted by Robert
W. Bantz. Mr. Bantz is associated
with A.C.S.IA, Insurance Servic-
es, pioneers and leaders in long-
term care. The program will be
geared to the interests of retired
educators.
Please call Elwyn Blount at
229-6900 if you plan to attend so
that a "head count" may be deter-'
mined.


Ron David Moore will be in con-
cert at Long Avenue Baptist
Church Monday evening,
September 18 at 7:00.
The "Back to School Blast"
with special emphasis toward
youth in the area will feature
gospel singers Ron David Moore,
Kyle and George, and Rhonda
Lewis.
Some of Moore's singles
include, "Shape of Your Heart",
"Ira Jones", "What Then", and "I
Don't Live There Anymore".
A free pizza blast for youth
will begin at 6:00 in the church's
family life center prior to the con-
cert. A $5.00 love offering will be
accepted.
The public is cordially invited
to attend.


Lucky Raffle Winne'
Coach Scott Gowan (left) and George Duren (right) are shown pre-
senting a $100 certificate good for purchases made at the Saveway
Food Store. Mrs. Sellers was the winner of a recent raffle conducted
by Port St. Joe High School track team members. All proceeds from
the sale went toward the purchase of awards for track team mem-
bers.
The track team members appreciate Mr. Duren's generous dona-
tion and those made by.individuals who purchased the raffle tickets.


Local AARP Chapter


Begins Its
The St. Joseph Bay A.A.R.P.
Chapter #3425 will hold its first
meeting for fall on Wednesday,
September 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the
Centennial Building in Port St.
Joe.
Special programs are planned
for the gathering. Refreshments
will be served following a short
meeting. Raffle tickets for an af-
ghan fashioned by Annie Chewn-
ing (a Bay County Fair prize win-
ner) and donated by her friend,
Louise Schweikert. will be sold.
Proceeds from the raffle sales
will be donated in memory of


Card of Thanks
We would like to express our
sincere thanks for every act of
kindness shown Mother Idean
Wiggins during her illness and
' since the time of her death. Your
prayers, visits, phone calls, flow-
ers, cards and 'food was very
much appreciated.
May God Bless each of you.
The Family of
Mother Idean Wiggins


New Year
"Miss Annie" to the Stiles Brown
Senior Citizen building fund.
Additional tickets will be sold
at the Senior Citizens Rummage
Sale on Saturday, September 9 at
the Centennial Building.
For more information, call
648-5853.


'Thfs column is provided a service of the Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc., a professional counsel-
Ing and mental health center. It is not intended to replace psychological counseling or treatment ser-
Svices.


'Dear Counselor,
SI recently found out that my
wife of less than one year is hav-
:ing an affair. While other couples
.are planning their first anniver-
isary, I am seriously considering a
'divorce. My wife admits to the
'affair, but says she loves me and
doesn't want our marriage to end.
'She says that her friend meets
needs that I do not, and that she
wants to keep both of us. Frankly,
'I don't see how this could possibly
'work. What do you think?
-Feeling a little jealous
:Dear Jealous,
Often when an extia marital
affair occurs, there is a history of
communication problems and
other marital problems which
have not been dealt with. Trust,
'intimacy and commitment may
'also be unresolved issues. You do
not say how long you dated this
person prior to marriage, but
there might have been problems
that were not resolved 'prior to
marrying that have only intensi-
fied now that you are married. It
is 'reasonable to feel jealous, and
angry enough. Atto 0ohsider a'
divorce.
Decide how much you have
invested in this relationship and
what price you are willing to pay


to 'keep it Since you are not
happy with the situation, you
might consider giving her an ulti-
matum about the other relation-
ship.
Be warned however, you
might not be the one she chooses.
You sound like, despite your
anger, you love your wife and
would'like to save your marriage
- otherwise you 'would have
already divorced 'her." Marital
counseling might be something '
that would prove beneficial to
bbth of you as you make decisions
that will affect your future either,
together or apart. Many couples
find that :marriage counseling
helps them to make decisions and
adjustments. Good luck to youl

Sincerely,
Scott E. Johnson'
Outreach Counselor
Note: Please address, your ques-
tions and comments to:
Dear Counselor, 311 Williams
Ave., Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Names and addresses are .ption-
al and- Will rematinh-- confidntal.
Letters may be edited for length.
Urgent inquiries and requests
for professional counseling
should be directed by phone to
227-1145.


We wish the very best to you,
May health & happiness always bring through.
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Education Sessions
Attended by Newton
Dr. Steven Newton, chiro-
practic physician, attended post-
graduate educational sessions at
the 82nd Annual Convention of
the Florida Chiropractic Associa-
tion at the Peabody Hotel in Or-
lando. More than 2,200 doctors,
spouses, chiropractic assistants,
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intensive care and holds certifica-
tions in this area. He currently
practices in Port St. Joe at the Ar-
bor Clinic.

Post #116 Meets
The American Legion Post No."
116 will hold its next monthly
meeting on Monday, September
11th at 8:00 p.m.
All members are encouraged
to attend.


Juvenile Justice
Meeting Monday
The Gulf County Juvenile
Justice Council will be meeting
Monday, September 11 at 6:00
p.m., E.D.T., in the conference
room of the Gulf County Library
in Port St. Joe. Membership is
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Gulf County Sheriff Frank McKeithen at far right, recently presented placques of appreciation to
three men shown above. They are, from left: Ron McAndrews, Superintendent of Gulf Correctional
Institute; Jay Davis, Supervisor of GCI, and Henry Bozeman, Supervisor at GCI.


County Jail Gets A Facelift


The inmate compound at the jail. t
iGulf County Jail recently was
made more secure due to the New fencing was installed, set e
efforts. of the Gulf Correctional in concrete and razor wire was C
Institution in Wewahltchka. GCI placed on top to insure the secu-
volunteered its supervisors and rity of the area while it was being
prison inmates to do the labor to used as an exercise compound for
rework the exercise grounds of the prisoners housed in the coun-


-Sjmmer Fish Kills

Common In Lakes
The summer months are not and yards, septic tanks, fertilized
only the time for vacations and lawns,. golf courses and farm
beach weather, but unfortunate- fields, fish feeding programs, and
ly,,for fish kills in some small over fertilized lakes.
lakes. Although people usually To limit potential for fish
suspect something toxic has skills, he said there are several
found Its way into their lake, things pond owners can do.
most fish kills this time of year "First and foremost, do not
are the result of a lack of oxygen. overstock your lake. ones said.
"You usually see fish kills in "The fingerling fish stocked last
June, July and August when year can weigh up to one pound
warmer lake water sustains lower this year and these larger fish will
concentrations of dissolved oxy- need significantly greater
gen," sid Dale Jones, regional amounts of oxygen. If you sus-
fisheries biologist for the Florida pect your lake has more fish than
Game and Fresh Water Fish Corn- it can support, remove some of
mission. "Fish kills typically oc- he fish by fishing or other legal
cur in lakes that are rich in nutr-shi or other al
ents, have a muck layer on the means.
botom. n ,h.. Pond owners who manage
which. has -exceeded the. carrying .. ipr ",g de 's o g ih.
calacity of the lake. may want to Install an aeration
"What happens is the water system to oxygenate the water
in a lake stratifles, with the but keep in mind this is a stop-
warmer water trapping the cooler, gap measure and if there is an in-
denser water at greater depths. terruption in the power supply for
The trapped layer of cooler water several days to the aeration sys-
has the oxygen depleted by ani- mkill." you may experience a fsh
mal respiration and organic mate- ,
rial decomposition. Frequently, Jones said' nutrient runoff
after several cloudy days, the should also be controlled and
pond's use of oxygen exceeds it eliminated where possible.
production of oxygen, dissolved He said the GFC has a book-
oxygen (DO) drops rapidly, and a let for managing small lakes tl-
fish kill occurs." tied, "Guidelines for Designing
While healthy lakes may aver- and Managing Florida Ponds for
age 6-7 parts per million (ppm) Recreational Fishing". He said
DO, Jones said the readings may these are provided free-of-charge
drop to 0- 1 ppm in stressed to the public.
lakes. Game fish such as bass
and bream are the first to be af- 911 Committee Meeting
fected and larger fish die first. He
said those fish that remain can The Gulf County 911 Comn-
ordinarily reproduce and restore mittee will meet on September 14
the population unless there is to- at 3:00 p.m., E.D.T.. in the
tal loss. County Commissioner's Meeting
Jones'said high nutrient lev- Room at the Gulf County Court-
els in lakes may result from house. All committee members
storm-water runoff from streets and the general public are Invited
to attend.


Dona Fay Dickens
Dona Fay Dickens, 45, of We-
wahitchka passed away Wednes-
day. August 30. A native of Do-
naisonville. Georgia. she has been
a resident of Wewahitchka for the;
past five years.
Survivors Include her hus-
band. Jimmy Wesley Dickens of
Wewahitchka: two daughters.
- Gail Brogdon of Quincy, and
Tammy Dykes of Greensboro; five
grandchildren: and three broth-
ers. Buck Pearson of Fort Pierce,
Roy Pearson and Timmy Pearson,
both of Wewahitchka.
'The funeral service was held
at Saturday at the graveside in,
Calverts Cemetery near Dothan.
Interment followed.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
home, Wewahitchka Branch
Chapel.

Mattie Lee Buskens
Matie Lee Buskens, 85, a na-
tive of Gulf Shores, Alabama and
resident of' Port St. Joe since
1992, died Wednesday, August
30.
While in Gulf Shores, Mrs.
Buskens had been a member of
the Lagoon Baptist Church,
,Daughters of the American Revo-
lution and the Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Edward Buskens,
and son, Richard "Dick" Buskens.


She is survived by one son,
Fred Buskens of Port St. Joe; two
sisters, Effie "Speedy" Mitchell of
Mobile. Alabama. and Det Stuart
of Pascagoula; two brothers, W.
E. "Buster" Mallette of Canton-
merit and James Mallette of Fort
Walton Beach; eight grandchil-
dren; 12 great-grandchildren; and
one great-grandson.
The funeral was held Satur-
..day morning at 10:00 at Bayview
Funeral Home. Interment fol-
lowed in Miller Memorial Ceme-
tery. ,

- Mary Ruth Long
Mary Ruth Long, 74, of We-
wahitchka," passed away Thurs-
day, August 31, in Bay Medical
Center following a brief illness.
She was native of Wewahitchka
and traveled extensively as an Air
Force wife for 28 years. She
moved back to Wewahitchka with
her husband, the late Col. Ray-
mond W. Long, Sr., in 1968.
Survivors include, her son
and daughter-in-law, Raymond
W. Long, Jr., and wife Linda, of
Mexico Beach; five grandchildren;
and fourteen great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held
Sunday, graveside, at Jehu' Ce-
metery, conducted by Rev.
Claude McGill. Interment fol-
lowed.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home.


y jail.
Sheriff Frank McKeithen
expressed his appreciation to
3ulf Correctional for its efforts.


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Wewa Man Arrested Second


Time For Turtle Violations


For the second time in less
'than three months Florida Game
and Fresh Water Fish Commis-
sion officers have arrested Wewa-
hitchka resident, William S.
"Webbie" Armstrong, for posses-
sion of over-the-bag-limit of alli-
gator snapping turtles.
Sunday evening, August 27
wildlife officers served a search
warrant at the Edward Causey
residence in the Dalkeith commu-
nity, just.south of Wewahitchka
and seized 21 alligator snapping
,turtles from the back yard. The
*turtles weighed an estimated
700-900 pounds. Armstrong, 47,
:was next door and told officers
that he placed the turtles in the
,yard without the owner's permis-
sion. -
GFC Sgt. Billy Ray Smith said'
,that Edward Causey was out-of-
;town and there's no evidence he
!'knew the turtles were there.
Alligator snapping turtles are
the largest of the freshwater tur-
ties In the U. S. and can grow to
over 200 pounds. They're listed
under Florida law as a species of
special concern but individuals
.are allowed to possess one per
:day.
Smith said on June 8 officers
'stopped Armstrong near Kennedy
Creek in the Apalachicola Nation-
al Forest and found he had 20 al-


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ligator snapping turtles hidden in
the covered bed of his pickup
truck. He was charged with a sec-
ond degree misdemeanor and
paid only a $200 fine August 8 in
Liberty County Court after plead-
ing no contest to the charge.
Officers believe Armstrong's
June 8 shipment and the ones
seized Sunday were headed for
Louisiana, where sources have in-
dicated, the turtles bring $1 per
pound alive and through brokers


are processed into turtle soup.
Smith said the latest batch of
huge turtles was released alive in
the lower Apalachicola River.
This time, Smith said Arm-
strong faces a different penalty
and judge. Since he was charged
with the same offense, he was
charged with a first degree misde-
meanor, punishable by up to a
$1,000 fine and a year in Jail, and
will appear in Gulf County Court.


The first phase of dove sea-
son in Florida's Northwest Man-
agement Zone begins September
16 and ends on October 9. Shoot-
ing hours are from noon to sun-
set.


Hunters may take up to 12
birds daily. However, only four
birds may be white-winged doves.
*The possession limit is 24 birds,
only eight may be white-winged
doves.
Shotguns not larger than 10-
gauge plugged to a three-shell ca-
pacity with a one-piece filler
which cannot be removed without
disassembling the gun, long and
compound bows and arrows, fal-
conry, dogs, artificial decoys and
manual or mouth-operated bird
calls may be used during the
dove season.
It is illegal to bait (place feed
such as corn, wheat, salt or other
feed to constitute a lure or entice-
ment) or hunt on or over any
baited areas.
The first phase of dove sea-

Tin Shot

Okayed for

Duck Hunt
Florida hunters may use steel
or bismuth-tin shot during 1995-
96 early duck and duck and coot
seasons.
Early duck season is Septem-
ber 23-27. The Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission plans to
set the-'1995-96"r'"c'- and coot
season dates during its Septem-
ber 22 meeting In Sarasota.
It is illegal to use--or even
possess-lead shot while hunting
waterfowl. Lead shot is toxic to
ducks that sometimes eat lead
pellets while feeding and to eagles
and other predatory birds that
feed on the ducks. In recent
years, duck hunters complain
that steel shot is, less effective
than lead and can damage older
shotguns.
S The U. S. Fish and Wildlife',
Service granted temporary ap-
proval for bismuth-tin shot In
1994 and again this year after
preliminary tests indicated it is
not toxic to the birds. Additional
tests will dictate whether bis-
muth-tin wins approval for future
hunting seasons.
Beginning in 1997, all migra-
tory bird hunters in Florida will
begin assisting, wildlife authori-
ties in managing migratory bird
populations by recording and re-
porting the birds .they take. This
reporting program, known as the
Harvest Information Program
(HIP) will be implemented nation-
wide in 1998.
PS J Dixie Youth to
Elect 1996 Officers
Port St. Joe Dixie Youth
Baseball will hold the league's an-
nual organizational meeting in
the Port SL-Joe Fire Station con-!
ference room on Tuesday, Sep-
tember 12, beginning at 7:30
p.m., E.D.T.
Officers to preside, over the
coming year's activities will be
elected at this meeting. All par-
ents of players and coaches (past
and prospective) are invited and
encouraged to attend. ,Nomina-
tions from hard-working, youth-
dedicated individuals will be ac-
cepted for all league officer posi-
tions.


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Gulf Rifle Club
Shooting Events
The Gulf Rifle Club held their
monthly PPC and FPOA bullseye
matches on Saturday, September
2nd. David Whitfield shot win-
ning scores in both matches and
took home the 'Top Gun" award
and the first place trophies for
the PPC and bullseye matches.
Brian Upton won the second
place trophy for the PPC match
and Dale Patton finished in-sec-
ond place in the bullseye match.:
The next scheduled competi-
tion will be two separate bullseye
matches on Sunday, September
10th, starting at 5:00 p.m. The
first match will be restricted to 22
RF handguns. In the second
match, any center-fire pistol or
revolver may be used. Trophies
will be awarded for the top two
places each match.
All local handgun shooters
are invited to compete. Entry fees
are $3.00 for club members and
$5.00 for nonmembers.
.The club will hold their
monthly meeting on Tuesday,
September 7th, starting at 6:30
p.m. All members are Invited to
attend. After\ the meeting they
plan to shoot a few rounds of the
trap. The club will resume shoot-
ing trap on a regular schedule.
The dates and timhnes will be decid-
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Brian Jenkins draws the attention of Wewahitchka's defensive
unit as he tries the middle of the line.


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Score 21 Points in Fourth Quarter


Port St Joe took advantage of
a Wewahitchka fumble with 9:00
remaining in the fourth quarter to
break a defensive stalemate
between the two county rivals.
The Sharks went on to score three
unanswered touchdowns in the
fourth quarter to win the Gulf
County Championship 21-0
Friday night in Wewahitchka.
Brian Jenkins' 1.2 yard touch-
down with 8:09 remaining in the
game capped the 47 yard, three-
play scoring drive. Quarterback
Ryan Yeager connected with
Andre Thomas and Doyle Crosby
on passes of 15 and 21 yards
respectively to set up Jenkins'
touchdown run. Barry Adkison's
extra point attempt was good, giv-
ing the Sharks a 7-0 lead.
Both teams played inspired
defense during the first half of
action. Shark field goal kicker,
Barry Adkison was barely short
on a 49 yard try midway through
the first quarter for St. Joe's only
scoring opportunity of the half.
Wewa's best scoring opportu-
nity of the half came with one
minute remaining when Shark
return man Cameron Likely mis-
handled a Gator punt on the
Shark four yard line that was
recovered by the Gators, setting
up a first and goal situation. An
offsides penalty gave the Gators
first and goal on the nine yard
line.
Three straight pass attempts
by quarterback Tranum McLe-
more were incomplete and kicker
Ike Mincy's 26 yard field goal try
was wide left, sending the teams
to the locker room at half time
scoreless.
The defensive intensity con-
tinued throughout the third quar-
ter of the game. St. Joe managed
a 41 yard field goal try during the
quarter that was wide to the left.
The Sharks scored their sec-
ond touchdown late in the fourth
quarter after the Gators received
a roughing the punter penalty
while trying to block a Shark
punt. Rocky Quinn reeled off 51
yards to the Gator's 17 yard line
and Brian Jenkins ran 17 yards,
on the following play as the
Sharks moved the ball 68 yards in
two plays to score. Adkison's run
for the two-point conversion put
the Sharks on top 15-0 with 2:59,
remaining in the game.


Shark players hoist the Raffield/Whitfield County Championship trophy over their heads in cele-
bration after Friday's 21-0 victory.


Jamaail Fenn scored the final
points of the contest for the
Sharks, taking the ball 42 yards
on a sweep play as time expired
on the clock.
Fenn led offensively fIr the
' Sharks, carrying the ball six times
for 72 yards and one touchdown.
Chad Quinn had two carries for
51 yards and Brian Jenkins
reeled off 45 yards on seven car-
ries and had two touchdowns.
Crosby caught two passes for
53 yards, Likely was five for 30
yards, Fenn had two for 20 yards
and Andre Thomas had one catch
for 21 yards.
Yeager threw 26 passes com-
pleting 11 for 115 yards, while
Adkison had one pass for 12
y a rd s ta
Defensively for the Sharks
Defensively for the Sharks
Des Baxter led all tacklers with 12
tackles, one caused fumble, one
fumble recovery and one tackle
for a loss. Chad Quinn and Brian
Jenkins had seven tackles each.
Jenkins also caused a fumble,
recovered a fumble, intercepted a
pass and had one pass breakup.
Rocky Quinn had six tackles and


Charlie Lanford and Carlos Best
had five tackles each. Likely had
one fumble recovery, one inter-
ception and one pass break up.
For the Gators
David Hysmith led the offen-
sive unit for the Gators banging
out 100, yards rushing and catch-
ing one of the two McLemore com-
pletions for six yards. Matt Kearce
caught the other for 10 yards..
Sean Bailey rushed seven times
for 28 yards.
Defensively the Gators were
led by Adam Ake with seven tack-
les. John Gibbs knocked down
two passes.


SJ Wewa
First downs 9 10
Rushes, yds. 22-148 33-157
Passing yds. 127 16
Total yards 275 173
Passes 12-27-0 2-12-2
Fumbles lost 1-1 5-3
Penaltyyds. 4-55 5-30
Punts 4-42 4-35
UPCOMING GAMES
Both county teams will be on
the road Friday night -as the
Sharks .travel to Chipley to face
the Tigers in a 8:30 EDT game
and the Gators face the Havana
Gladiators at 6:30 CDT.


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Gator's workhorse running back David Hysmith grinds out five
of his 100 yards on the evening. Jason Fisher (50) leads the way
blocking while Port St. Joe's defense Carlos Best (51), Jermaine
Peterson (71) and Brian Jenkins (28) close in.

Tiews On 'Dental !Health


Jamaail Fenn reaches for
one of two pass receptions he
made from quarterback Ryan
Yeager.



NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the City Commission of
the City of Port St. Joe, sitting as the Board of
Adjustment will hold a public hearing at City Hall
at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, 1995. to
determine whether the City will authorize a
deviation to Zoning Ordinance No. 5 for a variance
of approximately five feet (5') on the Easterly
property line to construct a residence, located at
2104 Juniper.
/s/ Pauline Pendarvis
Acting City Clerk
2tc, September 7 & 14, 199B.


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Program Stresses


Academics to Players

Coach Fred Priest Tells Kiwanians


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"Sports activities are: taking
on a new look at Port St. Joe High
School," athletic director and
head football coach Fred Priest
told the Kiwanis Club Tuesday at
their regular dinner meeting.
"With our program of stressing
academics among our players we
saw better than 50% of them with
a "B" average last year and the
trend Is still there." Priest said.
"Our school was second
among public schbols in Florida
last year in total'.'athletic pro-
grams and also won the state
Class 3A Sportsmanship Award
for the second year in a row." the
athletic director continued.
In his remarks about foot-
ball-Friday night's game In par-
II- ticular-Priest said. "Our sched-
Iry ule gets even tougher as the
ue season progresses." he said. "Next
nd week we start teams like Chlpley.
he Wakulla. Bay, etc'. We feel the
,ed team we must beat to have a
he chance at the state championship
nal is Jefferson. who won it last year
a and is big and strong again this,
ud year."
The coach said the Shark's
entire district schedule is during
the second half 'of this year's
schedule. "Our first'half is full of
tough teams In order to get us
ready for the second half," Priest
told his audience.
Sh- Priest said he and his coach-
5 5 ing staff were baffled by last Fri- -
ok day's performance. "We dropped'
S5 six passes which were right in
in- our hands. I had no doubt that
as we would win, but I confess, by
s. the beginning of the last quarter,
2g with no score, I began to wonder.
when!"


The Speaker said there are
48 boys in the junior varsity and
varsity squads this year. 'We're
down in numbers. but so are
most of the other schools. The
Bay County schools only have 30-
33 on their squads. Wakulla has
only 28. We have 21 on our varsi-
ty squad. but they are all juniors
and seniors except one."
Coach Priest said the Sharks
have two Injuries going into Fri-
day's game. "Doyle Crosby has a
hurt knee which is day to day
and Mandrlka Miller has a :brok-
en hand, received at the Jambor-
ee. We expect him to return for
the Wakulla game."
Guests of the club were Key
Clubbers Russell Young. Jesse
Colbert. Stephanie Maxwell and
Krlsty Lawrence.


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Schools, Legislature Capitol


In Fight Over the


Control of Money


II


NEWS


ROUND-UP


Taxpayer Pays Bills for DOE and by Jack Harper
Legislation to Fight It Out
PITY THE POOR TAXPAYER IN SCHOOL SUIT optimism is the DEP hearings order
Fear for the beleaguered taxpayer as the Florida Supreme Court ing to find out why so many Florida
begins deliberations on whether the Legislature or school districts decide ernment."
on how much money is needed foi- an adequate free public education and For example, the DEP schedu
whether it Is a constitutional right, not a privilege. relaxing the stiff regulationsFloridaI
The high court has already decided legislators cannot order school -ditioners. As. a result, there may be
districts to shift money. from administration overhead into smaller class- toughest in the nation) when the leg
es in the lower grades by writing that policy into the budget by a com- It's about time some common s
mittee. It must be done in a specific act, passed by both houses after environmentalist mentality up here
debate, the court said.
The justices made the method clear in that recent ruling. Now it is ? '
considering the larger issues and taxpayers deserve some pity for they are
paying the costs of the lawyers on both sides and the judges who'll'decide. Here's the Ca it1
S Yep, 44 of the 67 school districts are spending public money to go to,
court to help fight for a bigger slice of the public education pie In the sky. The first of what is expected t
They're suing the governor and the Legislature and you know who pays smear tactics practiced by Florida
for them too. : close.1994 campaign came from the
"Adequate provision shall be made by law for a uniform system of free week.
public schools." reads Article 9 in the state constitution on which the You could call it a hungjury. Th
school board suit is based. Republican Hugh Brotherson -filed
The real question facing the Judges is who decides how much is "ade- Peeples. D-Punta Gorda. and the pa.
quate provision?" The school districts, the legislators, the judges them- engineering a smear it couldn't'puni
selves, or the taxpayers? against Steve Paikowsky. $1.52.000
This old reporter puts taxpayers last on that list because that's how
things have been coming around in Florida.
What they're fussing about, of course, is the amount of increase in M- VcNeil Enters
spending on public schools and the share it has of the tax dollar with
prisons, health care, and welfare. The 1995 $39 billion state budget allo- BaSIC Trainlng
cated 11 billion for public education. In the past 10 years, the schools
share has dropped from about two thirds to just under one half of the Army National Guard Pvt.,
general tax dollar. William E. McNell, Jr. has en-,
Taxpayers are sometimes asked directly how much they want to teed basic training at Fort ll
spend on education through school bond issues or sales tax increased, IAwton, Oklahoma.
but this lawsuit doesn't offer those options. There won't be a vote on it. During the eight weeks of
It'll be a judicial decree. If the school boards win. training, the soldiers will study
A Tallahassee circuit judge has dismissed the case. Arguments have the Army mission and will receive
been made on appeal to the high court which will hand down a decision instruction in drill and ceremo-'
in due time, hopefully before Gov. Lawton Chiles calls that special session nies, weapons, miap reading, tac-
on education funding he has been threatening since the Legislature utics. military courtesy, military"
adjourned. Justice, first aid, Army history
IMAGE PROBLEM MIGHT HELP and traditions, and special train-
School superintendents have a little image problem right now, due to, Ing in human relations.
newspaper disclosures that some $470,000 in tax money awarded to the McNeil is the son of William
Florida Association of District School superintendents this year was used E. McNeil, Sr. of Panama City and
in part for lobbying and training programs that offer substantial salary Ina J. Hutchinson of Wewahitch-
bonuses to the supers. ka.
It may help in the school suit against taxpayers that wants to claim
school $$$$$$ is a judicially enforceable constitutional right, not a priv-
liege. Judges read the newspapers too, you know.
IT'S NOT NICE TO JUST KEEP TAKING POT SHOTS M
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection charged with LJ
developing a strategy to protect ecological systems is to be compliment-
ed for mixing concerns for property rights with the need to protect the
state's irreplaceable natural environment.
The DEP as the government mediator between private landowners
and legitimate environmentalists is having some success in facing a cou-
S pie of realities. Ecosystems (generally along waterways) seem to be the
common-sense way to protect the environment. But environmental radi- I
cals have given landowners And the general public good reasons to be' L -... i
leery about attempts to manage ecosystems. '
We all know the excesses. White owls and woodpeckers replacing peo- '' ..
ple in the forests. The state literally taking over land by use regulations
that are often unrealistic. Why, one Florida rancher was told he could not
clear his scrub brush to grow blueberries because the scrub Jay MIGHT
choose to live there someday.
The strategy for protecting 24 general ecosystems in Florida is being
reviewed In hearings about the state. Shared responsibility and steward-
ship is stressed in the plans, but they also recognize property rights and
- the need to seek voluntary compliance.
, It's a good thing. Pushy government has alienated large numbers of
average citizens and environmental extremist have often led the charge.
Another encouraging sign which can be considered with guarded


red by Gov. Lawton Chiles who is try-,
citizens are "so damn mad with gov-
led a hearing in Palatka to consider
has on freon releases in auto air con-
a change in the state regulation (the
gislature meets next year.
ense penetrates the government and
in old Taxahassee.


l News Report
o be a string of exposures on lying
Democratic Par ty operatives in the
bipartisan Election Commission last,
he commission dismissed a complaint
against veteran State Rep. Vernon
rty, but blistered them in a report for
sh and suggested a suit in civil court
D a year Democratic legislative fund


raiser.
Commission Investigator David Flagg wrote that Paikowsky hired a
Michigan lawyer to dig up dirt on Brotherson, a Michigan retiree, and that
inaccurate information was sent to a San Francisco consultant who made
up a flier for Peeples that was mass-mailed to voters in the southwest
Florida Senate district.
The four-page flier, describing Brotherson of being strange and weird,
accused him of maliciously flooding a neighbor's yard in a Michigan prop-
erty dispute on storm-water runoff. Brotherson, however won his case.
A Senate committee is investigating son6e unauthorized phone calls
made for Gov. Lawton Chiles to Pinellas' county retirees, claiming
Republican Jeb Bush wanted to dismantle Social Security.


Pat Muth. Ross Perot's state director. said such personal attacks
drive voters into the independent column.
'Florida Democratic Party director Scott Falmien said Paikowsky'sjob
absolutely" was not in jeopardy because he relied on Information from
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School News


''"* Events and Happenings from County Schools


Wewahitchka A

Elementary

News...
By Linda Whitfield


"Funny Things"
S: When student, Mary
Taunton, daughter of Judge and
Mrs,, David Taunton went to the
office to call home, the secretary
asked whose room she was in,
Mary quickly said, "Miss Love-
ly's." She meant Mrs. Ludlami
As Linda Whitfield was
reviewing for the science test in
third grade, one of the questions
was, "What is the liquid material


in the cell called?" Candice Gor-
don's hand was the first up with
the answer, "Cyclops." She meant
cytoplasm!
In Joyce Groom's Pre-K
as the sound of the week is


From the Principal

W Wewahitchka

H High School
by Larry A. Mathes

Well, "the" game has come their first appearance Friday
and gone, with the Sharks- earn- night decked out in their brand
ing a well-deserved 21-0 win. new uniforms. A lot of young
Thanks to the many fans from band members are in the march-
both ends of the county for sitting ing band this year, so the show
through the.sweltering heat to en- will get better and better each
joy a well-played, almost injury week.
free game. The one event that If you received a progress re-
looked serious thankfully turned port that pointed, to, a problem,
out to not be as bad' as it looked, please contact the school or the
Gator Danny Voyles took a shot individual teacher for an explana-
that temporarily shook him up, tion or a conference. Don't let it
but he has recovered and is wait- slide-take action Your student
ing for medical clearance to re- needs to know you care about
sume play. how he or she acts and performs
This Friday the Gators travel in school
to Havana for a 6:30 central time We don't often take time to
game. Havana is considerably thank people as we should-
better than they used to be, so fearing we would forget some--
the Gators will need to be ready but special thanks needs to go to
for another tough battle. After all who helped us get ready for
this Friday, we've got a long the first game, i.e., the Sheriffs
home-stand. Department, the Wewahitchka
Thursday night, the junior ambulance crew, the Gator Back-
high team travels to Apalachicola ers, and the prison work crews
for a 6:00 p.m. game. Girls' vol- that have been providing count-
leyball also travels to Apalachico- less hours of labor that have'
. -Ja for a 3:00 game. aved the 'system many dollars.
',-- It's hard to get in the mood Everyone helping our regular staff
yet, but Homecoming is only one is an excellent example of work-
month away-October 6. It seems ing together to provide WHS with
there is never enough time to get excellent facilities for a 2A school.
everything together. Follow the Gators to Havana
The Gator Sound Band made (6:30 Central).


Bulldog News
PORT ST. JOE'
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

P.T.A. Officers
Our P.T.A. officers for the
1995-96 school year are:
President- Sam Sweazy
Vice-President Mark Ellmer
Secretary Rhonda Pierce
Treasurer Clara Freeman
We look forward to another
great year thanks to our P.T.A.!
P.T.A. Winners
Congratulations to Mrs. Cos-
tin's third grade class for having
the highest percentage of parents
attend our P.T.A. meeting.
Student Government Elections
We would like to congratulate


. the following students who were.
elected to run the mini-city of
Port St. Joe Elementary School:
Mayor Brittany Reeves
City Manager Susan Ellmer
City Clerk Mlcah Dodson
P.T.A. Open House,
Our P.T.A. Open House will
beheld on Thursday, September
14. There will be a short business
meeting from 7:00-7:15 in the au-
ditorium. From 7:15-8:15 you will
have an opportunity to visit your
child's classroom. We encourage
everyone to attend!
Volunteers Needed
We are in need of volunteers
to help with the following tasks:
helping with the Bulldog
Bank
running copies for teachers
grading students' work
e individual tutoring
assisting students on the
computer
filing
helping with art projects
reading to students in class
helping with art projects
listening to students read.
If you are Interested, please
call Denise Williams at 227-1221.


Got A Car to Sell?
Use the Classifieds


taught, the children are encour-
aged to bring in something begin-
ning with that letter for the sound'
box. Chaz Whitten knew his
mother, Doris Jean, had a name
beginning with a "D", but told the
teacher and aides, "She's too big
for the box.."
Teddy Bear Day
On Friday, September 1, Ali-
sa Walker had Teddy Bear Day in "
her room. If no live bears lived at'
the youngster's house, then bor-
rowed bears or stuffed bears were
welcomed. Stories, songs, and fin-
ger plays were enjoyed by all as
.they celebrated the joy and love'
that our teddy bears bring chil-'
dren. The children also shared'
punch and cookies at the Teddy-


:Bear Picnic., What a special time
in kindergarten to start making
fond school memories.
W New Staff Member,
; Brenda Little
Brenda Little, our new P.E.
aide, is no stranger to our school.
Brenda has been an officer and
inajor helper in the PTO for a long
time and makes her presence
known as "Room Mother". Brenda
:is married to Charlie Little and
they are the parents of two lovely
daughters, Candace and Leigh.
Brenda enjoys softball,
coaching softball, and, fishing in
her spare time. Brenda loves her
.new job at the elementary school
and finds it very rewarding. Bren-
da's parents were a great influ-


"Sha Ta k by Leslie Falson


Hope everyone had a safe and ,were changed prior to this school
enjoyable Labor Day holiday. term. Students are reminded that
The Sharks defeated our a note of explanation from your
county rival Wewahitchka Gators parent/guardian;is required to re-
by a score of 21,0 last Friday turn to school.
night. That makes us 1-0 1 1 We ."Just To Let You Know"
will visit the Chipley Tigers this, progress reports were mailed last
Friday night. Kick-off Friday. Call the guid-
is d at 8:30 p.m., ance office if you
E.D.T., The Junior need to schedule a
varsity Sharks' sea- parent / teacher
son opener will be in conference. Their of-
Blountstown Thurs- fice phone number is
day, September 7th .229-8813.
at 8 p.m., E.D.T. The boys' cross
Attention Juniors country team opened
and Seniors: Dead- their season last
line for registration week with a second
to take. the S.A.T. at "place team finish.
PSJHS on October Our own, Germain
14 is approaching. Clark placed, first
Mark your -calen- overall. Way to go,
dars--deadline date guys
is September 15th. Free tutoring will be offered
Parents, you earn Gulf,: at Port St. Joe High School on
County scholarship points ftorn 'Mondays and Tuesdays,, begin-
your child as well as obtain valu- ning September 18. (Mondays -
able college. Information by at- Language Arts in fRoom 104;
tending our annual College Day. Tuesday Math in Room 111),
The date is set for September Congratulations to Ms. Caro-
22nd in the Commons Area from lyn Rish, our new Assistant Prin-
8:30 until 10:30 a.m. cipal.
Parents of seniors are re- Abig Shark welcome goes out
minded that ..PKoJect Graduation to Mrs. Juanise Williams,., ur
organizational meetings have al-- newest faculty member a PSJHS.
ready begun. Please watch for no- Mrs., Williams comes from PSJES
tices of upcoming meetings. and replaces Ms. Rish as guid-
Absentee and tardy policies ance counselor.


Gulf County Schools
Lunch Menu
SEPTEMBER 11-15
MON--Stewed Beef, Mixed
Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes,
Bread, Milk and Cake
TUES-Cheeseburger, French
Fries, Milk and Banana Pud-
ding
WEDS-Chicken Sandwich,
French Fries, Green Beans,
Milk and Cake
THURS-Country Fried


By: Erica AUeas & Alicia Christie Steak or Meatloaf, Mashed
Port .St. Joe Middle School Potatoes, Turnip Greens, Roll
has started off another great or Corn Bread, Milk and Gra-
school year. There are brand new vy
faces, a new technology lab. and FRI-Beef A Roni, Broccoli
two new .signs in front of the w/cheese, Fruit Cup, Roll,
school. Milk and Dessert
Mr. Earley is happy to an-
nounce that the "drug dog" came
to the middle school to search for also has a girl's volleyball team
drugs and none were found. made up of 28 seventh and
Great job middle school students eighth grade girls. There will be
1995 middle school football nine matches against other
begins Thursday in Blountstown., schools throughout, Northwest
This football season the middle Florida and four intramural
school team will play six games. games. The first match will be
Home and away contests with held on September 12 in Talla-
Blountstown, Florida High, and hassee. In October, the school is
Wakulla are scheduled. Some 64 planning a volleyball match in
seventh and eighth grade young front of the student body.
men are currently on the team. And let's not forget our three
The' middle school coaches are middle school cross-country run-
Coach Jim'i Belin, Coach Carl ners-Clay Smallwood. David Van
White, and Coach Steve Maxwell. Worth, and Adam White.
Fundamentals and experience are We're so lucky to have such a
stressed in the middle school ath-,, fabulous sports program We
letic philosophy. thank Mr. Earley and all of the
Port St. Joe Middle School coachese. GO PSJ1


ence in her life -and she remem-
bers .fondly doing things as a
family. We welcome her into' our
school family!
Operation: Heritage
'The TEAM classes were re-
cently awarded a grant from the
Florida Department of Education
which will allow them to partici-
pate in. an unusual community
project. The project, knowri as
Operation: Heritage, pairs stu-
dents In grades five and six with
elders in the community. Elders
will guide students through pro-
jects of their own design which
are Intended to allow the young-
sters to 'explore area history 'and
heritage while motivating writing.
Completed projects which may in-


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Everyone is back at work af-
ter our "Labor" Day holiday.
Four-day weeks aren't so bad!
We are jumping into our first
fund-raising activity. As it is with
most private schools, the tuition
does not cover the entire cost of
the students' education, so we
have activities in which parents
and students participate to raise
the, necessary funds. This first
project will be Christmas cards
and related items. We are selling
DaySpring cards this year, all
with a Christian message. The
cards may be bought with or
without imprinted names and ad-
dresses. We hope you will wel-
come our little, salesmen and
sales women when they come to
your door. If you are not contact-
ed and want to order cards,
please call the school office at
229-6707.
This week in the Lion's:Tale
we want to tell you about our
five-year old kindergarten pro-
gram. We have a revised curricu-
lum this, year with bright new
books and special subjects. This
year in addition to our regular
curriculum, students will have ,
social studies. They will. learn...
.about community helpers, our
great country, America, and chil-
dren of ten different countries.
In science, kindergarteners
learn more about God's plan for
seeds, animals, the seashore,
health, weather and the seasons.
Our readiness skills zero 'in
on motor skills, following direc-
tions, visual discrimination, lis-
tening and, thinking skills, and
character development.
The K-5 student learns to
read at Faith Christian by learn-
ing the, sounds of the short and
long vowel's, and the sounds of all "
the consonants. They then put
them together to make blends.
,A These blends are combined with
other letters and sounds to'make
Sone and two vowel words and by
November, the words are put to-
Sgether to make simple sentences..,
This is an exciting way to learn to
read and all children respond well
to this method. .
t The penmanship correlates
with the phonics program, so stu-
dents learn 'to write the letters as
they learn what sound the letters
say. This year we are teaching
cursive writing to the five year old
students.
In numbers we teach num-
ber concepts and formation
through 100, simple addition and
subtraction 'combinations, rinum-
ber words, sequences, and work-


clude such things as quilts, lye
soap, and bee apiaries, will be-
come part of a permanent exhibit
housed at a local historic site, the
county's original courthouse.
Lori Price, project coordina-
tor, would like to extend an open
Invitation to all elders interested
in participating in the project.
The TEAM classes would be par-
ticularly interested in learning
more about the timber and tur-
pentine business, bee keeping,
the railroad, and the river. If you
or someone you know has exper-
tise in any skills, trades or folk-
lore of a fading era, the sharing of
those skills would be appreciated
very much. Mrs. Price may be
reached by telephone by calling
639-2476.


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News Column
Faith Christian School

ing with time and money. Also
the students enjoy, playtime,
snack time, music instruction
and singing, poetry and art. We
invite our readers to visit "Miss
Brenda's" K-5 class at the main
school site at 801 Twentieth
Street.























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GCCC Sets College Placement Tests


Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege will administer the college
placement test series on Septem-
ber 25 at 8:30 a.m. Students are
required to register for the paper
and pencil test and there is nc
fee.
Each student will need to
provide picture identification be-
fore taking the tests. Tests will be
given in the Student Union East,
Room #60.
All entering students are re-
quired to take the placement test.
An application for admission .to
the college must be turned in to
the Office of Admissions and
Records before taking the place-
ment test series.
An entering student is de-


fined as a student, in college for
the first time or a transfer stu-
dent with less than 15 hours of ]
credit. '
Transfer students with 15 or
more hours of credit who have
not completed their English or al-
gebra requirements may be re-.
quired to take certain sections of
the placement test series. Stu-
dent transcripts should be evalu-
ated by the transcript specialist
prior to testing.
Computerized testing is also
available for a cost of $4 payable
in the business, office or book-
store. A receipt is required to
show payment before taking the
test. There is no appointment
needed for computerized place-


ment tests given during the day.
The following test dates have
been scheduled for computerized
placement testing: Sept. 8 at,8:1 5
a.m.; Sept. 11 at 8:15 a.m. and'
12:30 p.m.; Sept. 15 at 8:15 a.m.;
Sept. 18 at 12:30 p.m.; Sept. 22
at 8:15 a.m.; and Sept. 29 at8:15
a.m.
The following test dates have
been scheduled for the computer
competency test: Sept. 18 at 8:30
a.m.; and Sept. 29 at 1:00 p.m.
There is no charge for this test.,
Computer placement tests
and computer competency tests
given after 4 p.m. are by appoint-
ment only. The scheduled date for
both tests is September 20 at 4


p.m.
Students taking placement
tests "at Gulf Coast Community
College need to call (904) 769-
1551, ext. 4857 or 2899 to regis-
ter. Students may also leave their
name, social security number
and date of the test wanted with
the ambassadors at the infonna-
tion desk.
Persons with disabilities who
Smay require testing accoimoda-
t ons are requested to contact the
office of Disabled Student Servic-
es for assistance at (904) 872-
3834 or 769-1551, ext. 4860.
Students taking the test at
Tyndall A.F.B. need to call (904)
283-4332 to sign up.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPT. 7, 1995


^ Gleanings


From
My Garden


H.V. Baptist

Homecoming


By Stephen D. Cloud, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Lillian, AL Sunday
Sunday,
ntn Former Pastor Rev. Bill
$5,000 Hunting Dog Stephens Will be Speaker


Iiver feel stress or depression
is overwhelming you? Many
Rpebple do.

The Good news is: THERE IS
HOPE...His name is JESUS,
and He can help you over-
come the problems you're'
- facing and bring peace and
happiness back into your life.

if you've tried everything, and
have found no answer, we
simply ask: "ISN'T IT TIME
FOR JESUS?" '


Call us!


fo Jesus?

7we .Assenblies of God




St. Joe
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
309 6th St. Ph. 229-9200


$5.000 Hunting Dog Missing.
It's a true story. A man's prized
hunting dog recently went miss-
ing in Santa Rosa County. The
man thought enough of the dog
to have bought' an electronic
,beeper to put on the. dog's collar.
When the dog didn't come home,
the man began his high-tech
search for his high-priced hound
only to discover an 11 -foot alliga-
tor. Animal control experts cap-
tured arid killed the gator, slit
open his stomach to find not only
the collar and beeper of the lost
hound, but several other collars--
one from a dog that has been
missing for fourteen years.
Truth stranger than fiction!
But, what makes; a hound worth
$5,000? Did the .man really pay
that much for a dog? Could the
dog shoot a gun? Was he a good
shot? Could he find the game,
kill, clean, and cook it? Could the
dog be saddled and mounted for
riding on hunting expeditions? A
$5.000 dog ought to know the dif-
ference between a fox and an 11-
foot alligators Seriously, I really

St. James Launches
Noon Bible Study
Each Wednesday friends
come to St James' Episcopal.
Church at noon to study the word
of God and share a meal.
Volunteers prepare soup and
sandwich luncheons and make
dollar donations are made to cov-
er expenses. This year. the first
session of the season will be on
Wednesday. September 13th.
This well-established ecu-
menical event attracts folks from
many congregations. Participants
meet new friends, and old rela-
Uonships are deepened.
Everyone is welcome and visi-
tors are desired. Come without
reservations to 800 22nd Street
in Port St. Joe. Call 227-1845,
before noon. for more informa-
Ution.


/ ml n O2420 Long Ave.
S Po St. Joe, FL 32456
904-229-6886
Port St. Joe's "Port of Victory"
Sunday School ........ ....................... 10 a.m.
Morning Worship ................................ 11 a.m.
Sunday Evening ..............................................6 p.m .
Wednesday Evening .....................................7 p.m.



Come Find Out What All the Excitement Is at 2247 Hwy. 71
(1/10 mile north of Overstreet Road)

The Church of Christ

in Wewahitchka wants to make a difference in your life.
Sunday School 10a.m. CDT
Worship Service 11 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m.



FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
MEXICO BEACH
823 N. 15th Street
648-5776
Sunday Bible Study (all ages)................... 9:00 CST
Morning Worship....................................... 10:00 CST
Evening Worship.......................................... 6:30 CST
Wednesday Bible Study (all ages) .........6:30 CST






Chapel Lane Overstreet Phone 648-8144


Bro. Harold J. McClelland, Jr.,.
Pastor /


W.L. Remain,
Pastor Emeritus


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


s A FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

5 0 CHURCH
dex 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
OU SUNDAY WORSHIP.......................1... 0 a.m.
.ADULT SCHOOL............................. 11 a.m.
S *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children

Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor


do feel sorry for both the canine-
and his owner. The loss of a pet
is no Joking matter.
1But hasn't our value system
gotten out of whack? How can a
dog be worth $5,000 in a society
where the typical homeless per-
son is a woman 27 years old with
two children under the age of.12?
In a society where underpaid
teachers teach oversized classes
in undersized classrooms, how
can a dog be worth $5,000?
How can the U. S. have one
of the highest infant mortality
rates among industrialized na-
tions, and Alabama have one of
the highest rates in the nation
(24% higher than the national av-
erage), and a dog be worth
$5.000? In a nation where women
have to drive 85- 100 miles to find
a doctor who will deliver their
baby because small town doctors
, cannot or will not do it anymore,
can a dog really be worth $5,000?
Tony Campolo asks a probing
question with the tile of one of
his books, Who Switched the Price
Tags?l am afraid we have fast be-
come a people who know every-
thing and the value of nothing.
Back to School
Service at LABC
For the second consecutive
year Long Avenue Baptist Church
will be conducting a. special wor-
ship service to show appreciation
for students and educators in the
community.
During the 7:00 p.m. service
this Sunday the focus will be on
education, from both the stu-
dent's and educator's perspec-
tives. A reception will follow in
the Family Life Center. --
A special invitatiionis extend-
ed to the community to take part
In this as area schools begin their
1995-96 year.

HAWK

NEWS

Highland View
Elementary ScholiL.


We're back and hope that you
all had a very enjoyable and safe,
Labor Day. Now we are into bur
fourth week of school and things
are moving along quite well. The
children seem to be adjusted to
their new teachers and schedules
and are learning new and exciting
things.
Speaking of new and excit-
ing-that is what we are seeing in
our expanded computer lab. We
have several new computers with
CD-Rom and lots of new comput-
er software that Mrs. Miller has
purchased with our technology
monies.
We worked very hard last
year with our School Advisory
Committee to set goals that we
could meet Two of which are on
their way to being implemented
or completed. These are: 1) Im-
prove the overall appearance of
the school campus, and: 2) to em-
phasize the use of and acquisi-
tion of appropriate technological
materials for the school.
Tour USS John L. Hall
On August 24th. the sixth
grade class went to the Port of'
Panama City to tour the USS
John L. Hall, the Navy's largest'
frigate. While aboard the ship the
students were shown first-hand
the abundance of weapons this'
war ship carries. Among those,
were missiles and guns. some of'
which have the ability to fire'
4,750 bullets per minute. This
ship had recent combat experl-'
ence in the Gulf' War during
Desert Storm.,
The children also saw the hel-',
icopter landing pad and how the.,
choppers were stored beneath the ,
ship's deck. The children were'
Very Impressed with the Navy and',
their jobs. I'm sure at least one or .
two of these students will become
members of the U. S. Navy in the
future. Who knows we may have
a future Admiral .among our,
midst.
Well that's about it for Hawk
News this edition. So I hope all of
you have a great week.


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"THE
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The Highland View Baptist
Church will be observing their
16th Annual Homecoming on
Sunday, September, 10. The ser-
vices will begin at 10:30 a.m.,
E.D.T;, with recognition of visi-
tors and former church members.
Reverend W.'N. (Bill) Stephens.
former pastor, will be the guest
speaker for the morning message.
Following the service, a cov-
ered dish dinner will be held in
the fellowship hall. A nursery will
be provided. The church Is locat-*
led on, the, comer of Second Ave-
nue and Fourth Street in High-
land, View. Reverend Jimmy R.
Clark is the pastor. Please make
your' plans to join them for this
occasion.

The

Gospel

On Main

Street
By: Rev. Jeff Scalf, Pastor
St. Joe Assembly of God
What's Love Got To Do With It?
Note: This isn't a marriage semi-
nar editorial, this is a let's Identffy
the problem and find Biblical solu-
ions editorial
Several years ago singer Tina
Turner had a popular song:
"M What's Love Got To Do With It?"
Today one out of two marriages
will end in divorce within the next
five years. Sadly that statistic
seems to be the same for those
who name the name of Jesus as
Lord-commonly call "Chris-
tians". The most common vows
that are repeated as their own in
front of the minister, witnesses.
and most Importantly, God, Is
"till death do we part." They
should be altered to say "Till
things get a little rough and the
grass looks greener on the other
side." But nooooool It's 1'TILL
DEATH WE DO PART!"
What ever happened to the
words "I love you." Oh, now
there's the word that started the
whole process to begin with-
"LOVE". What is love anyway? I
believe that ALL the answers-of'
the problems we face in life are
found in the Bible. The problem
is we don't understand what love
is. The Bible says "God is love" (I
John 4:16 NKJV). Love doesn't
describe God, God describes love.
The Bible gives us a descrip-
tion of what love Is: "Loue suffers
long and is kind; love does not
envy: love does not parade itself,
is not puffed up: does not behave
rudely, does not seek its own, is
not provoked, thinks no evil: does
not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices
in the truth" bears all things, be-
lieves all things, hopes all things,
endures all things. Love never
fails .... (I Cor. 13:4-8a NKJV).
Love means "I'm committed
to you." Try this. In the previous
passage of scripture put your
name in the place of love and see
if this describes you. Is this the
way you behave towards your
spouse? People may say they love
you, but how do you really know?
Place their name in the place of
love in the previous passage of
scripture. Is this the way they be-
have towards you? Young lady
don't give yourself to a guy be-
cause he says he loves you. If he
'really loves you, he'll wait. If you
love the, way the Bible defines
love c.f.. 1 Cor. 13:4-8a, your mar-
'riage and all relationships you
build will be solid and sound.
o One more question. Do you
love God? NO, I didn't ask if you
say you love God-but, rather do
you love God? Are in love with
God the way the Bible says: "And
you shall love the LORD your God
with all your heart, with all your
soul, with all your mind. and with
all your strength." This is the first
commandment (Mark 12:30
NK"JV).
He loves you and /wants to
have a relationship with you. To
have this relationship this is what
you have to do: a) Ask for forgive-
ness of your sins; b), Believe that
Jesus died on the cross for your
sins, and; c) Confess that you are
now going to follow Jesus no mat-
ter what because you are in love
with God.
Remember, Love NEVER fails.


EXCITING PACE TO WORSHIP"
first -Baptist Church
102 THIRD STREET *PORT ST. JOE
Sunday School.................... 9:45 am
W worship ................ ; ................ 11:00 am
Disciple Training .................. 6:00 pm
Evening Worship 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ...7:00 pm
Buddy Caswell
Minister of Music & Youth


PAGE 4B


Sr.-Cise Exercise
Program.Resumes
,The Sr.-Cise Exercise Pro-
gram provided by the Long Ave-
nue Baptist Church as a ministry
for senior citizens of the commu-
nity will resume on Monday, Sep-
tember 11th in 'the church gym.
The group will continue to meet
each Monday and Thursday
mornings from 9:30 unItl 10:15
a.m.
This low-impact exercise pro-
gram, is designed specifically for
senior citizens to help them re-
main more agile by increasing cir-
culation, stretching tendons and
lubricating joints.


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET *PORT ST. JOE
|+a..+ 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
4 Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CD

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor.




Highland View
United Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
Highland View
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
Sunday School............................................ 10 a.m.
Morning Worship......... .... 11 a.m.
Evening Worship.................................... 6 p.m.



EVE O C.


* Bible Study:
10 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednes


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS
SWorship:
y 11 a.m. Sunday
sday' Nursery
Minister: Tom Skipper 229-8310


WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY.
P. 0. Box 758 Pori St. Joe, FL 32456
SCorner or 201h Street & Marvin Avenue


We Want You To Be
Part of the Friendly Place


BIBLE STUDY .................. .. 9:45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP ...........
MORNING WORSHIP..';...;.........11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY 7
CHURCH TRAINING ... ..............5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church


':00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.


1601 Long Avenue


CURTIS CLARK
Pastor


MARK JONES
Minister of Music


I
First United M tfiodist Church
A 111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church.........:....... 9:00 a.m. CT
Church School......................10:00 am.CT
Nursery Provided
Dr. Loule Andrews. Pastor John Anderson. Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday. 9 am 12 noon CT


SConstitution AndMfonument
Catch the pir 'PortSt.J oe
THEUNFTEDMETHOOISTCHUtCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday Sdhool.........9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Fellowship .............. 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Choir Practice
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Wednesday .......... 7:30 p.m.
PASTOR


Practical sermons for the lifestyle you live

August 27 "Principles for Handling Pressure"
September 3 "The Family A Fortress 4o
a Facade?"
September 10 "Turning Tragedy into Triumph"


Grace Baptist Church
Rev. Marty Martin Pastor
Pastor's Study 229-9254
Presently meeting in the First Union Bank Building
Monument Avenue, Port St. Joe'
Sunday Worship 10:00am and 6:00pm
Call for times and details of other opportunities


I


Methodist Men's BBQ
Dinner Sale Ongoing
The men of First United
Methodist Church In Port SL Joe
are continuing sales for their dell-
clous bar-b-que chicken dinners.
Tickets will be available through
Friday, September 15th ;by con-
tacting any Methodist Men's Club
member or Ed Creamer at 647-
5427. .' .. .
:The dinners will be served
Friday, September 15th at the
church from 4:30 until 6:30 p.m.
and will include 1/2 chicken.
baked beans, cole slaw and tea.









THE STAR, PORT ST. JOIFL THURSDAY, SEPT. 7, 1995 PAGE 5B


1982 RV van, Chev. hi-top. TV, c.b.
radio, p/s & tr., nice and plush.
$2,895 firm. Rev. T. Kennedy, 229-
651W2. 2tp 9/7
1982 Ford 4 dr., LTD, auto. trans.,
35a Cleveland engine, great for dirt
track. More information call 647-
3787. 1978 Honda Civic, 35 miles to
a gal. good transportation.
86 Ford Bronco II, ps, pb, tilt steer.,
at, cruise "con., air. shocks rear,
$5,500 obo. Off shore boat, 21 ft.,
*.trailer, loran radio, depth finder, bi-
.mini top,. extra batt. $16,500 obo.
648-8806. 2tp 9/7'
1977 Ford F250 pickup with 453 De-
troit diesel engine, automatic, $4,200.
647-3326. 2tp 8/31
1983 Mustang convertible, custom
wheels, automatic, $3,750. 647-3326.
S2tp 8/31
'92 Chevy, 1/2 ton pickup,: cold: air,
auto, 4.3 V-6, $10,500 obo. 229-
9282. tfc 9/7




STEVE'S OUTBOARD SERVICE,
White City, anytime, 827-2902.
tfc 9/7


23' Formula walk around cuddy, twin
rebuilt 115 hp Johnson, VHF, loran,
Lee outrig, wash down, porta potty,
live well, must see. $10,000. 648-
4051. 2tc 8/31


Large 2,500 sq. ft. home for rent on
golf course. 3 to 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2
baths. 229-8221 weekdays only.
Two bedroom, 1 1/2 bath trailer at,
St. Joe Beach. $150 deposit. $325,
month. Call 647-5327. tfc 9/7
Condos, St. Joe Beach, 2 bdrm., 1 1/2
bath, daytime, 229-6961, night 229-
6061, Bill Carr. tfc 9/7
Townhouse, Mexico Beach, Hwy. 98
across from beach, 2 bdrm., 1 1/2
ba., unfurnished 1 yr. lease, $450
month. One. month security, 648-
4051. 2tc 8/31
Two bedroom apartment for rent,
$375 month, $200 deposit' 229-6314.
tfc 9/71
For Lease: 1800 sq. ft. office building,
good location. Call 229-6460 after
4:30. tfc 9/71


MOSS CREEK APTS., 904/639-
2722. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments lo-
cated 200 Amy Circle, Wewahitchka,
FL. Rdnt starts at $275. Cen. air &
heat, blinds, carpeting, stove, refrig.
Equal Housing Opportunity. Hearing
impaired number 904-472-3952.
tfc 9/7


The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Private
baths. Daily or weekly rates. 302 Reid
Ave. Port St. Joe, 229-9000. tfc 9/7
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 & refrig.
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
Downtown Port St. Joe
2 Duplexes at 517 4th St.,
2' br., 1 ba., ch&a,' stove, refrig.,
$325.
Upstairs apt. 2 br., 1 ba., stove, re-
frig., $250, water paid.
Call 227-5443, leave message.
tfc 9/7


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
saving appliances, patios & outside
storage. For hearing impaired call
(904) 472-3952. Equal Housing Op-
portunity. tfc 9/7


UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig., cen. h&a, screen porch, car-
port & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove
& refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm, ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
pets.
FURNISHED
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
, dryer hook-up. >;
:Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.


Warehouses, small and large
with office, suitable for small
ness, 229-6200. '


No need for wet carpets. Dry clean
them with HOST. Use rooms right
away. Rent machine. St. Joe Furni-
ture, 227-1251. tfc 9/7


Garage Sale: Saturday, Sept. 9, 1105
Garrison Avenue, 8 a.m. Rain can-
cels.
3 family Yard Sale, Saturday. Sept. 9,
2005 Palm Blvd., 8 till 12. No early
sales. Itp 9/7
Yard Sale: Sat, Sept. 9th, 8:00 a.m.,
two families, lots of everything, 503
22nd SL, Port St. Joe. Itp
Carport Sale: 104 S. 26th St., Mexico
Beach, Sat., 8 a.m. 2 p.m. CDT.
Moved from the north, too much stuff
Tools, TV, microwave, light fixtures,
bedding, furniture, clothing & misc. 3
families. 'tc 9/7
Moving Sale, Saturday. Furniture,
household items, clothes & toys, gas
cans, 'mower, boat and shop items.
Seven 2-track boat windows, golf
clubs, etc. Cape Plantation, the brown
house. Alternate: Sunday afternoon.
r Itc.9/7


tfc 9/7 Patio' Sale, Friday, Sept. 8, 8 a.m.
Rain or shine. Good items, 1014
some McClellan Ave.


11 bUSt-
tfc 9/7


Yard Sale: 123 2nd Avenue, Oak
Grove, Saturday, Sept 5, 8:00 till.


Drivers top pay for solo &
teams. Pay for experience. 3
mo., 6 mo., 1 yr. raises, bo-
nuses, benefits, profit shar-
ing, paid orientation. Home
often. Assigned equip. you
take home. Grads welcome!
22 w/lyr. OTR/CDL "A"
McClendon 1-800-633-0550,
ext. EA-14.
Waitress/cook, St. Joseph Bay Coun-
try Club. For more information call
227-1757. 2tc 9/7
SJBCC golf course now hiring for
maintenance positions. Seeking re-
sponsible individuals who enjoy work-
ing outdoors. Small equipment experi-
ence preferred but not required.
Flexible hours and on the job train-
ing; For information call (904) 227-
3160: 2tc 8/31
Gulf Pines Hospital, LPr4's, CNA posi-
tions available. Also need scrub tech
for OR. Contact Tessa Goff, Director
of Nursing, (904) 227-1121, ext. 148.
3tp 8/31

Experienced maintenance man; must
have heat and air experience. No
phone calls. Apply in person at the El
Governor Motel at Mexico Beach.
3tc 8/24


TRADE &SEVIE


End of Summer Blues? Don't worry
about leaving your home'empty. Let
Pet & Property Tenders do routine
property checks. Call' Joey & Marie
Romanelli, 229-1605. tfc 8/31


Avon o

Catherine L. Collier
Indenpendent Sales Representative
211 Alien Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460


THE FASHION EXCHANGE
220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
227-3183
New & Used Clothing
for the Entire Family. .,
Accesionri and ic.lltemn.f4










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


Babysitting mother of 2 would like
to keep children in my Gulfaire home.
Monday Saturday from 3 p.m. until
.12 midnight. Please call after 11 a.m.,
647-3729. 2tp 9/7


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


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
tfct4/6


Hayes

Marine Service
Refinishing Painting Fiberglassing *.Gel Coating
*Shaft Alignment Engine Repair


.Robert Hayes, 451 Bonita St.,
Pott. St..Joe, FL 32456 4tp /24


(904) 229-8359
(904) 653-8801


Waiter Service
Dumbwaiters, Chairlifts, Elevators
by Bellman's
Bonnie Parker, 6930 Alabama,,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 4tc8/24 Phone 904-647-5361


Grand Opening Call Rich at 64 -4348

MIRROR IMAGE
4j, "Corner of 41st Street and Hwy. 98,
iUTO DETHIL WU SH il WAm Mexico Beach o/,|

25 Years Experience P. O. Box 13675
'-. Mexico Beach

To tal Pride Pest Control
Dn Ma. Locally Owned and Operated
Donnie Matthews 648-3018


Harm,on's Heavy Equipment co.,
Specializing in Black Top Soil
BULL DOZERS BACKHOES -LOADERS -TRACTORS DUMP TRUCKS
648-8924, OR 648-5767 if no answer

1.IC # IRF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
ER 0011618

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


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.

Troy/built, Snapper, John Deere, Ku-
bota, Stihl, Hsquprvna. Sales and
Service. 1-800-834-6744.

C. R. SMITH& SON
Backhoe work. dozer work,.root,.
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing;,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, BoxA1C, Port St. Joe
Phone 229-6018


TLC LAWN SERVICE
"Catering to All Your Lawn Service Needs"
MOWING, EDGING, TRIMMING, SPRAYING,
FERTILIZING, WEEDING, CLEAN OUTS,
SPRINKLER REPAIR, AND LANDSCAPING
Free Estimates
Call 229-6435 tro4/6


STUMP GRINDING
Average Stump $10.00
1-800-628-8733
A-I Tree Service & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises, Inc.
tfc 4/6

MOWING RAKING WEEDING
S, EDGING TRIMMING
LANDSCAPING LICENSED
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



D's
HOME MAINTENANCE SERVICE
Any type home repairs from
the ground to the roof. Paint-
ing, Woodwork, Stucco, Real
Stone, Brick & Roofing.
Kitchens, bathrooms, etc.
Also construction cleanup
and home cleaning service.'
30 yrs. experience.
639-2269 or 827-2973

r ------------ -

I St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
I Small Engine Repairs .
m Factory Warranty Center


* Lawnmowers
* Weedeaters
* Tillers
* Chain Saws
* Generators
* Pumos


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


Piano Lessons, all ages/levels. Ex-,
perienced teacher, $40/month. Mexi-
co Beach, 648-4592. tfc 8/3
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
Thurs., 8:00 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. meetings at 1st United
Methodist Church, PSJ

Hate to Iron?
I'd love to do your ironing
for you.
Call 639-5660. Leave
message if no answer. .


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


A GIFT SHOP for
CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
Books *Toys Etc..
My Very Own Book
528 6th St. Phone 227-1636


5x1'0 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT.
St. Joe Rent-All
First St.' 227-2112


BARFI HELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN
CENTER
Small Engine Repair

* Lawnmowers
; Weedeaters

Generators


Go-Karts

229-2727
328 Reid Ave.




MR.I

MILDEW

REMOVER

ROOFS
EAVES
DRIVES
SIDING
ETC.

Roof Cleaning
Involves NO Pressure.
904-784-7438
located in Panama City, FL
tfc 7/27


JUDY TAUNTON HARRELSON
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
GENERAL PRACTICE
639-5566
538 N. Highway 71 Wewahitchka
12tc7/20

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

JOHN F. LAW
LAWYER .
1-904-265-4794 _
29 Years Elperience
WORKER'S COMPENSATION
PERSONAL INJURY
NO RECOVERY.**NO FEE
7229 Deerhaven Road. P.C. ,-.4/6


STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC #0038936
Specializing in Reroofs *
Single-ply & Repairs
"Where quality is higher than price"
229-8631
tfc 7/6


Jack of All Trades. Semi-retired.
Carpenter-mason. Small jobs prefer-
red. Call 227-3268 nights. 4tc 8/17

Phone 227-1782
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Perms

Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon"
311 Madison St. Betty Heath
Oak Grove Owner/Mgr.










Summer Specials
: fFOUR
SEASONS
PAINTING
Free Estimates
Pressure Washing Painting
Re-Screening Repair Work
Call 648-5019
tfc 7/6


-^ GULF,COAST
AWN SPRINKLERS

Nelson, Rainbird and Toro
INSTALLATION and REPAIR
Free Estimates and Design
Allen Norris 229-8786 Chuck Smith 229-8536 ,





PVet & Property Ten ders
Let us do.the .caring while you're away
CARE IN YOUR HOME, SERVICE LOW AS $8.00 A DAY
by Joe and Marie Romanelli
Serving Port St. Joe & Surrounding Areas (904) 229-1065



Williamson's
Well Drilling & Pump Service
p St. Lie. #3075
WATER FILTERS.
CONDITIONERS
PURIFICATION SYSTEM
Croska Williamson P. 0. Box 1173
639-2548 2 27ci/93 Wewahitchka, FL 32465



FOSTER TREE &

LAWN SERVICE
No Job Too ig ....
S.... Or Too Small

Jerry Foster FREE ESTIMATES 0
Licensed & Insured 904/639-5368
tfc 6/l


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) 227-3230 Port St. Joe, FL 32456


BATIN FR RNTFORRET ARAGEALE


COMPLRMNTARY FACIAL
Personalized skin care pro-
gram customized for your
skin type. Dermatologist-
tested. Call today for a
FREE consultation. Janis
Laycock. independent
Mary Kay Beauty Consul-
tant, 647-3581.


tc 8/3











THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPT. 7, 1995


Job Opening Notice: The City Com-
mission of Wewahitchka is accepting
applications for the following post-
-tions: City Clerk and Deputy Clerk.
Five years extensive computerized ac-
counting/bookkeeping ,skills are re-
quired.
Applications may be picked up at City
Hall'between the hours of 7:00 a.m.
and 3:30 p.m. C.T., Monday through
Friday. The last day for accepting ap-
plication is.Friday, September 15, at
3:30 p.m. The City of Wewahitchka is
an Equal Opportunity E'mployer..
ATTEST: Ray Dickens, Mayor
Tweda McGlon. City Clerk
2t 8/31

CNA's, Bay St. George Care Center Is
: looking for two 7-3 shift. one 3-11
shift CNA's. Must be dependable and
caring for 90 bed facility. Top pay
with good benefits. Apply at Bay SLt.
George Care Center in EastpoinL FL.
2tc 8/31

FULL TIME JOBS, Postal & United
Parcel Service. Call for wage scale,
'employment info & application. 1-
219-791-1191, ext P37. 2tp 8/31

LOOKING for 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 other pluses. Could start
part time. For interview, call today.
648-8565. Lfc 9/7

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 8/3

RN's and LPN's day or night shift
available. Apply in person. Bay SL Jo-
seph Care Center. 220 9th SL,. Port
St. Joe. tfc 9/7

CNA's needed for all shifts. Training
available. Apply in person at Bay St.
Joseph Care Center. 220 Ninth St.,
Port St. Joe. Lfc 9/7

* POSTAL JOBS. Start $12.08/hr. For
exam and application info. call (219)
769-8301. ext FL515. 9:00 a.m. -
9:00 p.m. Sun.-Fri. 6tp 9/7


FOUND: Female Dalmation wearing
collar, on Avenue A around railroad
property. Call 639-3696. lI tp

LOST in vicinity of Long Avenue and
7th & 8th St.. Thursday. Aug. 31.
Small brown puppy, needs medica-
tion. child's pet. If found please re-
turn to 707 Long Ave.






Furniture. moving sale. 229-8221
weekdays dnly. I tc 9/7

Complete bedroom suite. including
mattress & box springs. $150. Call af-
ter 6. 647-3621 or 229-8059. lip 9/7

Two pairs Dorothy's ruffled originals
curtains, beige. $25 each. or both for
$40. 227-1731. Itc 9/7

70 watt Alpine amp. $70. 200 watt Pi-
oneer amp. $130. 639-3214 after 6
-p.m., ask for Bryan. 2tp-9/7

Trailer hitch class 2. will fit '84-'95
Minivan. Plymouth Voyager or Dodge
Caravan. $60. 229-8474. Itc 9/7

10'xl2' chain link dog pen. portable
14' fiberglass boat, motor & trailer.
needs work. 227-7510 or 648-5129.

Appliances? Get everything including
the kitchen sinkl Range. refrigerator.
dishwasher for $375. Call 227-3371
between 6-9. Ite 9/7

Mexico Beach Video. 648-8555 or
647-3253. 3tc 8/31

GET AN EARLY START making spe-
clal. unique Christmas gifts Craft
classes now scheduled: Sept. 11 De-
coupage wind chime (original design):
Sept. 18 Decoupage Keepsake Box:
Sept. 25 Fall Floral Arrangement.
Classes held at 7245 Hwy. 71. White
City 6:30 8:30 p.m. EDT. Fee: $10
each class (plus supplies). CLASS
SIZE LIMITEDI Call Judy Carter. 827-
2389. or Mary Peterson. 827-8703 to
register and receive supply list. Senior
citizens 10% discount on class feel
Refreshments served Register TO-
DAY! 4tc 8/31

Rainbow vacuum cleaner with carpet
cleaner attachment, excellent condi-
Lion. Call 229-8978 after 5:30 p.m.
tfc 8/17

El Governor Motel at Mexico Beach,
August 9 September. 25%, Clearance
Sale on Clothes in Gift Shop.
,7tc8/17

Guaranteed ladies' and men, high
quality fashion jewelry at reasonable
prices. 229-8433. 26tp 8/3

Don't throw your books away. Bring
-them to Variety Nook in Wewa and
trade them in. We trade two for one
equal price. Large variety to choose
from. Thurs., Fri., and Sat, 9 a.m. to
6 p.m. CT. tfc 9/7

Craftsman tools and Die Hard bat-
teries are available now at Western
Auto Store, 219 Reid Ave. 227-1105.
tfc 9/7

Western Auto Special. Computer spin
balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 9/7


Mushroom Compost, $15 yard, any-
time, 648-5165. tfc 9/7

Port St. Joe Western Auto now hon-'
oring entire Panama City Western
Auto company store advertised sale
prices. 227-1105, 219 .Reid Ave.
tfc 9/7

FREE: Eight lesson Bible study.
Postage and envelope supplied.
Send request to Bible Study, P. 0.
Box 758, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
tfc 9/7







Purebred miniature beagle puppies.
$50, ready to go. 647-3155. Itc 9/7

DOG -GROOMING PLUS offers dip-
ping and bathing for your dog. We
also carry collars & leads. Boarding
available. Call 227-3611. tfc 9/7

PET & PROPERTY TENDERS. In
your home pet sitting by Joey and
Marie Romanelli, 229-1065. tfc 9/14

Still have flea problems? Ask BAR-
FIELD'S LAWN & GARDEN 229-2727
about HAPPY JACK STREAKER. Kills
both male & female adult fleas
monthly programs & IGR's can't. Bio-
degradable. Contains NO pyrethins.
6tc8/31





REAL ESTAT


House for sale by owner, 1010
McClellan Ave. Nice 2 bdrm., 1 ba.. Ig.
DR/LR combo "L" shaped, beautiful
yard. 2 lots fenced in backyard w/lg.
workshop. Owners moving. Call 227-
7214 for appL to see. Asking $50.000.
S4tp 9/7

Lot for Sale, Howard Creek I00'x218'.
Septic tank, well. underground utili-
ties. Call 227-7313. If no answer
please leave message. tic 9/7

House. for sale, newly renovated. 3
bedroom, I bath. Ig. modem kitchen.
many extras. Must see to appreciate.
219 7th SL $42.000. 229-8909.
4tp 8/24

For sale by owner: two story' new
home, 2048 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1/2
bath. master bedroom. 22'xi6' with
garden tub, sunken den with fireplace
and home theatre .system with sur-
round sound. Front and rear proch.
S12'xl6'. util. shed. By appointment
only. 101 Yaupon. 229-641 I.
4tc 8/24

3 bdrm.. I ba. corner lot. good rental
property. 2360 Hayes Ave.. Highland
View. 227-2049. tIc 9/7

"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. fc 9/7


Business for Sale: Phanuy 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. .... fc9/7

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 9/7

1/2 acre lot with septic tank. $9.500.
Overstreet Road. Owner financing.
227-2020. ask for Billy. ifc 9/7

LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery Road.
I mile off Overstreet Road, 9 miles
south of Wewa. Owner financing. Call
229-6961. c 9/7
'4 "


PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf
County Board of County Commissioners will hold
public hearing s to consider adopuig an ordinance
with the following title:
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ANIMAL
CONTROL ORDINANCE NO. 93-07. IN-
CREASING THE PENALTY AMOUNT FOR
VIOLATIONS FROM $10.00- TO 20.00
FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE WTI-]N ONE
YEAR. INCREASING THE PENALTY
AMOUNT TO 530.00 FOR THE SECOND
VIOLATION; INSTITUTING A PENALTY
AMOUNT OF $50.00 FOR THE THIRD OF-
FENSE WITHIN ONE YEAR; PROVIDING
FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The first public hearing will be held at 6:10
p.m.. E.D.T. on September 12. 1995 In the County
Commissioners* Meeting Room at the Gulf County
Courthouse In Pon SL Joe. Florida. The second
and final public hearing will be on September 26.
1995 at 6:10 p.m.. E.D.T.. In the County Commils-
sloners' Meeting Room.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
/s/ Michael L Hammond. Chairman
Attesu /s/ Benny C. Lister. Clerk
21c. August 31 and September 7. 1995.


NOTICE TO RECEIVE
BID NO. 94
The Board of County
County. Florida. will recess
person. company, or coErpr
vsding the County the foll.r
One II) approximately
engineered metal build
erected.on a pre-exisun
land VIew Fire Departn
con be oLtained from



ACREAGE for s
on County Rd 3
wahitchka. Has
timber. Call or v
and det
PARKER RE,
MEXICO BEAC
123, Mexico
.32410. 904-64
800-874-


NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
#9495-56
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person, company or corporation' interested In
purchasing the following described personal
property:
1966 G.M. SEAGRAVES DIESEL FIRE
TRUCK
(CAN BE SEEN AT THE WHITE CITY
FIRE DEPARTMENT
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 o'clock PM.
Eastern Time, September 12, 1995, at the office of
the Clerk of the Circuit Court. Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456. The *Board reserves the right to
reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY,'FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Michael 1. HarrmT.ond Chairman
Itc, September 7. 1995

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf
COunty Board of Count. Commissioners will hold -
public hearings to consider adopuing an ordinance
wi th the following de.
AN ORDINANCE OF GULF COUNTY.
FLORIDA. PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUI-
SITION. CONSTRUCTION. AND PAVING '
OF CERTAIN ROAD IMPROVEMENTS
%WTH1N GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA. AND
FOR THIE REFUNDING OF CERTAIN IN-
DEBTEDNESS INCURRED BY GULF
COUNTY FLORIDA: PROVIDING FOR THE -
ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING
$6,500,000 GAS TAX REFUNDING AND
IMPROVEMENT REVENUE BONDS OF
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA. TO FINANCE
SAID IMPROVEMENTS. PROVIDING FOR
THE PAYMENT OF SAID BONDS FROM
TIE LOCAL OPTION GAS TAX. THE
COUNTY GAS TAX AND THE CONSTITU1.
TIONAL GAS TAX. MAKING OTHER COVE-
NANTS AND AGREEMENTS IN CONNEC- A
TION THEREWITH: AND PROVIDING AN
EFFECTIVE DATE.
The first public hearing will be held at 6. 10
p.m.. E.D.T. on September 12. 1995 in the County
Commissioners' Meeting Room at the Gulf County
Courthouse In Port SL Joe. Florida The second
and,final hearing will, be held on September 26.
1995 at 6:10 p.m., E.D.T., in the County Commis.
. sioners' Meeting Room.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA .
/s/ Michael L Hammond. Chairman
AntesL /s/ Benny C. Lister. Clerk
2tc, August 31 and September 7; 1995.


495-53 NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
Commissioners of Gulf
e sealed bids from an The admirntstrauoi, of the estate of MURIEL
aUon Interested in pro. M KNIFFIN. deeased File Number 95-54. lI
win& pending In the CIrciuil Court for Gulf County. Flor-
ida. Probate DuisiOui. the addres of which Is Gulf
y 36' x 30' pre- Lounry Courthouse. 1000 Fifth StreeLt. Port St.
ding addition to be Joe. Florida 32456. The names and addresses of
g slab for the RHigh- the personal representative and the personal rep-
neilt. Specilfiatqois resentatve's attorney are set forth below.
the Gulf Counry ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:
S. All persons on whom this notice is served
Swho have objections that challenge the validity of
ale: 78 acres wltu .the quallfcanons of the personal represents-
Sse. venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are re-
186 near We- quired to file their objections with this Court
good stand of WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS A-
At for pric TER TIHE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
rrite for price THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (301 DAYS AFTER THE
tails. DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ALVYOF ON THEM.
ALTY OF UPAll creditors of the decedent and other per-
H,. P. 0. Box sons having claims or demands against decedent's
ac, FL estate on whom a copy of this notce is served
Beach. FL within -three 13) months after the date of the flrst
48-5777 or publicatLon of this notice must file their claims
-5073. w it wh this Court WITHIuN THE LATER OF THREE (3)
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
tfc 9/7 LOCATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY 130) DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.


I WANTEDI


Acreage wanted from land owner's
only. Part riverfront and higher
ground. State price and elevation and
your telephone number. Send particu-
lars to Land, P.O. Box 308. Port SL
Joe, FL 32456. tfc 8/24

Wanted: Small (I or 2 man) pop up
tent camper in good condition. 639-
3320. 4tp8/17


All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their.claLms wth this Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THEIR FIRST PUBUCATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT
SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this No-
tice Is August31. 1995.
Anorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Cosun
Post OlTice Box 98
Port St. Joe. FL 32456
Telephone: 904 ) 227-1 159
Florida Bar No. 699070
Personal Representative
James Howard Knirin
Poit Office Box 13113
Mexico Beach. FL 32410
21p. August 31 and September 7. 1995.


Plaiing/Building Department or (904)'
229-8944. I .
Delivery Date must he specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
;E- day.
Please hi.llcate on envelope that this is a'
SEALED BID the BID-NUMBER, aird what the bid
is for.
Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m., East-
ern Time, 09/12/95 at the Office of the Clerk of
the Circuit Court. Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 '
Fifth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The
Board receries the nhdt to reject .,ii and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY C COMMISSIONERS
GLiLFCOL'UNiT FLORIDA :
/Is/ Michael L h>rr mr.:-.jd
2tc Augtlt 31 aid Spietrlijer 7. 1995

IN ThiE CiCULrr COURT i FOR GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
IN RE ESTATE Of PROBATE DIVISION
HORACE ALLEN File Number 95-38-CP
Deceased Dilsion Probate
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
iThe admnitatrauoj,. .I 'he estate of HORACE
ALLEN. deceased File Nun,ber 95 36-CP. Is pend-
big Ir. the Circuit C.:-trl for Gi.ll Count Florida,
Probate Dtisloi '.he address .'.I which la Gulf
Count) C(.i-.uhti-e 1000 FI'ih Stliee. Port St
Jc.e. Flrild. 32456 The iame and addresses of
the peroiinal repre'.eiitu.e ajdJ the personal rep-
reSentati.- b attniey are set irth below
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:.
All peisor*n on. whm tLhis- ioUce is served
who hate .ubjecuois tnal challeiige the \laldity of
will. the quallkatots 0M the personal representa-
aoe. te.iue. or jLinsdicuoi. of d'is Court are re-
quired to file their obienctjiss with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE 131 MONTHS AF-
TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR TIiIRT (130) DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF TI-S NOTICE
ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a Cop. of this ouce is served
within three (3) mul,tls after the date of the first
publication of this nouce mist file their claims
with this Court WTiHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3)
MONTHS AITER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY 1301 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THI-US NOTICE ON THEM
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons havliig claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE,
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT
SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publiation of this No-
tice Is August 3 1995
Attorney for Personal Representamie:
Charles A. Comun
Post Office Box 98
Port St. Joe. FL 32456
Telephone: 19041 227-i 159
Florida Bar No 699070
Personal Representanite
Johnrde Mae Allen
6305 N. W. 201 Lane
Hisleah. FL 33015
2lp August 31 aid September 7. 1995

NORTH FLORIDA HEAD START
Sealed bids will be received by North Florida
Head Start. iniul 3 30 p.m. September 15. for one
extended/cargo van. Bid conditions and specifica-
tions may be obtlaied at 200 E Second SL In We-
waitchka. FL at the old corthoiise. Telephone
1904) 639-5080 North Florida Head Start reserves
the right to reject any or all bids
2tc. August 31 and September 7. 1995.

IN ThE CIRCUIT COURT FOR CULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
IN RE. ESTATE OF PROBATE DIVISION
MURIEL M. KNIFFiN. File Number 95-54
Deceased Diislon Probate


IN TIHE CIRCUIT COURT. FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF CASE NO. 95-58
LOYCE D. DAVIS. IN PROBATE
Deceased.
/
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the Estate of LOYCE D.
DAVI5. deceased. File Number 95-58, Is pending
in the Circuit Court for Gulf County. Florida. Pro-
bate Division. the address of which Is Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 5th Street. Port St. Joe. Florida
32456. The name and address of the Personal Rep-
resentative and her attorney are set forth below.
All Interested persons are required to file WITHIN
THREE 13) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. (I1 All
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by
an Interested person on whom notice was served
that challenges the validity of the Will. the qualifi-
cations of the Personal represenEiave. venue or ju-
risdiction of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT
SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
DATE of the first publication of this Notice of Ad-
ministration Is September 7. 1995.
Is/ ALICIA C. JONES
RISH & GIBSON, P.A.
303 4th Street
P. 0. Box 39
Port SL Joe. Fl 32456
19041 229-8211
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
FL BAR NO. 0048674
/s/ SHARON D. EVANS
205 Allen Memorial Way
Port St Joe. Florida 32456
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
2tc. September 7 & 14. 1995.

JOB NOTICE
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners


Tom Todd

SRealy, INC.


L, P"(UBLIC NTIES.DI


NOTICE TO RECEIVE. SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9495-55
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida. will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation Interested in pro-
viding the County the following:
One (1) used fire truck that meets thq
following requirements,
capability of pumping 750+OPM
automatic transmission
diesel engine
pump certification
chassis must be built in the United
States
Delivery Date must be speciled.
I Liquidated damages for failure to deliver
unit on specified date will be set at $25.00 per
day, -
S Please indicate on envelope that this is a
SEALED BID, the BID NUMBER, and what the bid
S Is for. .. '
Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m.. East-
en Time. 09-12-95 at the Olfce of the Clerk of the
circuit Court. Gull County Courthouse. 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 /s/ Michael L Hammond. Chairman
lIt September 7. 1995.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
. IN RE: THE ESTATE OF CASE NO. 95-55
LEONE WALHEIDE EGLER.
Deceased.

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the Estate of LEONIE
WALHEIDE EGLER. deceased. File Number 95-55.
Is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County.
Florida. Probate Division. the address of which is
Gull County Courthouse. 1000 5th Suret. Court-
house. Port SL Joe. Florida 32456. The name and
address of the Personal Representative and his at-
torney are set forth below.
All interested persons are required to file WITHIN
THREE 131 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. (I) All
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by
an Interested person on whom notice was served
that challenges the validity of the Will, the qualifi-
cations of the Personal representaUve, venue or Ju-
risdiction of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT
SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
DATE of the first publication of this Nodce of Ad-
ministradon Is September 7. 1995.
/s/ THOMAS S. GIBSON
303 4th Street
P. 0. Box 39
Port SL Joe, Fl 32456
(9041 229-8211
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
FLORIDA BAR NO. 0350583
Is/ GARY W. EGLER
RR 3B Box 13. Overslreer
Port SL Joe. Florida 32456
2tc, September 7 & 14. 1995.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. FOURTEENTHII
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA.
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
WENDELL W. CAMPBELL and
WILLIAM C. SUMNER.
Plaintiffs. CASE NO. 95-78

AIR ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES. INC.. a
Florida Corporaton. UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY. STATE
OF FLORIDA. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR. BUREAU
OF TAX and LAW ENGINEERING. INC..
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to an
Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
September 5. 1995 and entered in Civil Case No.
95-78 of the Circuit Court. State of Florida. in and
for Gulf County. wherein Weldell W. Campbell
and William C. Suramner. are PlainUiTs and Air
Environmental Resources. Inc., a Florida
corporation. Uuited States of America. Department
of Treasury. State of Florida. Department of Labor
Bureau of Tax and Law Enigneering. Inc., are
Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for
cash at the from door of the Gulf "County
Courthouse In Port SL. Joe. Florida. at 11-00
O'Clock A.M. EST on the 21st day of September.
1995. the following described property as set forth
In said Final Judgment. to-wit.
Lot Seven (7), Lot Nine 19) and Lot Eleven
[11I. Block Eighteen (18). City of Port St.
Joe. according to the oilcial map or plat
thereof on file In the office of the Clerk of
the Circuit Court of Gulf County. Florida.
DATED this 5th day of September. 1995.
BENNY C. LISTER. CLERK
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY /s/ C. Bridges. Deputy Clerk
2t,. September 7 & 14. 1995


SALES


BEACH

RENTALS

CAPE SAN BLAS
INDIAN PASS -
MEXICO BEACH
ST. JOE BEACH -
PORT ST. JOE REALTOR


NEW LISTING, MEXICO BEACH, 113 6TH ST., HERE IT IS! Brick 3/2
with Ig. Fl Rm on two lots. OVERSIZE GARAGE doors sufficient for motor
home, car or boat. New sprinkler system and roof. HURRICANE SHUTTERS
SALL AROUND! Gulf view and dedicated beach! Much More! $179,500 Call
Brenda Lynn, agent 904-648-8215.,
NEW LISTING, 245 NAN NOOK RD., GRAND ISLE SUBD., RARE
FIND-Private, ,almost new and ENERGY EFFICENT! Livingroom has
cathedral ceiling! 3/2, c/ha w/heat pump, garage, sprinkler system, landscaped.
Appliances included. Approx. 1700'. $89,900 Call Brenda Lynn, agent
904-648-8215. ,
NEW LISTING, 112 6TH ST., MEXICO BEACH-Relax and ENJOY THE
BEACH in your own 2/1 block cottage. Screened porch w/ view of Gulf from
corner lot. $65,000 Call Breida Lynn, agent 904-648-8215.
TEXAS DR.-Build your owh new HOME. Large (100 x 108) lot. SEPTIC
TANK for 3/2 home. $15,000 Call Brenda Lynn,-agent 904-648-8215.
GULF VIEW, INDIAN PASS, TREEHOUSE-Federal flood insurance
available on this 2/2 octagon house. Easy access to the beach. Priced al only
$990500. Owner Will consider financing.
PLANTATION AIR PARK-Pilots alert! 3br/2.5ba. home in nice
neighborhood near the airstrip (4.000' + grass). Only minutes from Port St. Joe.
Enclosed garage, approximately 2750 square feet. Large lot. Priced at $115,000,
GULF FRONT, CAPE SAN BLAS-3/2.5 Townhouse. In excellent condition.
Beautifully furnished. Great view of gulf and beach..Open and screened decks.
Great investor home. Excellent rental potential. Priced at $99,900.
- COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL-Spacious (1800 sq. ft.) dbl. wide modular
bldg. on 1.25 ac. Was convenience/ice cream store/game room. Located next to
State Park entrance. 100' highway frontage. HIGH. TRAFFIC AREA!! Owner
financing possible. Priced at $120,000.
GULF FRONT, INDIAN PASS...MONEY BAYOU-Large secluded tract
(house on one side...bayou on the other). Beautiful view of gulf and bayou plus
loads of vegetation. Lovely building site for an investment property or full time
residence. OWNER FINANCING W/25% DOWN. Priced at $250,000.
NEW LISTING, MEXICO BEACH, GRAND ISLE SUBD.-Corner Lot.
112' x 75' with foundation and septic tank in place. Priced at $22,000. obo. Call
Brenda Lynn, agent 904-648-8215.




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


rAkxr, 015


Blossom Hill New Gulf

1.1/2 acres Price! View
300' x 218' (2) 5.77 acre Lg. corner lot
lots H A[ IN NO' N parcels big dunes,
High ground on Rt. 71 good foliage.
Howard Creek REALTY INC. Treasure
Adj, state land PORT ST. JOE $13,000 Shores

$18,000 227-1450 ea.!!I $29,900



Town Home Beach House Bellamy Circle

6 Big Rooms Lots of living room, 4 bedroom, bath L
+ screen porch wrap around deck remo x 12l
Port St. Joe corner lot A itnW
fenced yard St. Joe Beach O'x4't iy oom
Newly remodeled Central air I lW' deck
hardwood floors! w/d plus kitchen appl. w/gas grill

$45,900 $67,900 $72,900



Bass Road Palm Blvd.

Country Value Great Location!
3 BR/3 bath Large bedrooms
'1 acre ranch Cozy Fireplace
Many more extras! Big 70x150' lot
Central heat / ac "/ Range & Rlfrigerator
Howard Creek's finest 1 Pump for Sprinkler
Frank Hannon, Sands Smock, $54,900
%V4e& Own TomrNla.s $54/900


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THE STAR
227-1278

Is accepng applications for an adrinisurarive see-
retarial posiUon. Applicants must possess a high
school diploma although two or more years of col-
lege is desired. Individual must be able to work
well with the public, must possess good organiza-
tion.al and composition skills. Lowis 123. WordPer-
fect, and Dictaphone skills are a must. The ability
to type 60+ words per minute is desired. Applica-
tion forms can be obtained from the Gulf County
Planning/Building Office. Monday Friday. 8:00
am. to 5:00 p.m.. E.D.T. Applications will be ac-
cepted until 5.00 p.m.. E.D.T.. on September 15.
1995.
2tc. Septer6ber 7 & 14. 1995.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER
FICTITOUS NAME
Nouce Is hereby given that. pursuant to Chapter
865.09 Florida Statutes, the undersigned Intends
toi register with the Division of Corporations. De-
partment of State. the ficUtious trade name under
which It will be engaged In business and in which
said business Is to be carried on. to-wit;
NAME TO BE REGISTERED: Royce's Art Supply.
MAIUNG ADDRESS: 129 Bellamy Circle. Port SL
Joe. Florida 32456.
OWNERS)I: Royce G. Buns.
I rp. SpeLember 7. 1995.


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Srs. Yard Sale
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens Association will be holding
another yard sale on September 9
In the Port St. Joe Centennial.
Building from 8:00 APM. until
1:00 P.M. Please look around
your closets, garages, utility
sheds, etc. and donate your un-
wanted treasures to the senior
citizens.
You may have goods picked
up by calling 229-8466 or drop
them by the Port SL Joe center
on Avenue D. Also. there will be
someone at the Centennial Build-
ing on September 7th and 8th.
between 1 and 5 p.m., to receive
donations.
All proceeds will be used for
the construction of the new build-
ing.


E SEALED BIDS


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