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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9,1995
Group, SJPC Agree On Sale Of Paper Mill Assets
New Venture Consisting of Stone Container and Box USA to Attempt Purchase
St. Joe Paper Company announced Thurs-
day. that it has entered into an agreement to
sell its pulp and paper mill and container
plants for a purchase price of $390,000,000
subject to certain, purchase price adjust-
ments. Four M Corporation operating under
the name Box USA will purchase substantial-
ly all of the assets of St. Joe Container Com-
pany, including its 16 box plants located
throughout the eastern part of the country. A
joint venture equally owned by Box USA and
Stone Container Corporation will be formed
for the purpose of purchasing the assets of
. St. Joe Forest Products Company which con-
Ssists of a pulp and paper mill producing Kraft
and .mottled white linerboard in Port St. Joe.
Of the $390,000,000 purchase price,
S$185,00000000 plus allocated working capital
Mill to Get Another Qwner After 57 Years of Operation by duPont Estate Benefitting Children's Hospitals.
In First Quarter of 1996
will be paid by the joint venture for the Port
St. Joe mill assets.
Following this transaction and the previ-
ously announced sale of its landline tele-
phone business to TPG Communications,
Inc., St. Joe Paper Company will continue to
maintain its land holdings in the state of
Florida consisting of approximately 1,000,000
acres of forest land and commercial develop-
ment property, among other interests. 'In con-
nection with the transaction, St. 'Joseph Land
and Development Company has agreed to en-
ter a long-term contract for the supply of
wood fiber to the Port St. Joe mill which will
be operated by the newly formed joint ven-
The transaction is subject to the approval
of a majority of the outstanding shares of
common stock of St. Joe Paper Company. Dil-
[See SALE on Page 7]
$650,000 grant for construc-
tion of satellite site for Gulf
Coast Community College in
Port St. Joe approved.
Judge approves cashing of
fishermen's net checks.
See stories on pge 3A of this isue.
City Drops Affiliation With State Retirement System
Emphasize Workshops November 16 and 17 to Plan Aesthetics for Entire City; Consultant Hired
The Port St Joe City Com-
mission decided to proceed with
plans to "opt out" of the Florida
Retirement System for future city
employees hired after January 1,
Current employees will not be
affected by the change and will
continue to be covered under the
FRS plan. Under the stated'
option, future employees will be
covered by the City of Port St. Joe.
Two "First-Timers" Win Mexico Beach Cominaission Seats
Less'Than 0% of City's Electors Turn OutIn QuietElection
Political newcomers Cecil
"Bud" Jones and Jim Taylor
handily won election to the Mexi-
co Beach City Council in a quiet
Jones had 222 votes to oppo-
nent Susie' Hudson's 200 ballots.
in the contest for the seat in-
Group 4. Taylor collected 238
votes to dump the very vocal cam-
paign effort of Charles Welch who
polled only 184, the lowest vote
total of any of the four candidates
City Manager John Mclnnis
reported only 48% of Mexico
Beach's registered voters cast a
ballot in the voting. Of the 920
registered, only 427 cast a ballot.
\The vote totals include absentee
ballots, as well.:.
The vote was unexpectedly
sparse in light of the extremely
vocal opposition to the proposed
sewer consortium the Mexico
Beach Commission is exploring.
Several Bay county communities
are Joining in a combined sewer
collection and disposal effort be-
iig promoted by Bay County, in
order to enlarge their present
waste water treatment plant.
A faction of the beach com-
munity has been adamantly op-
posed to joining the system be-
cause it will allow the community
to grow through increased ability
to control its sewage disposal;
Welch was the only candidate
to actively and vocally pursue a
position on the board by his cam-
paign tactics. He vocally opposed
a City Ordinance which prohibit-
ed poll watchers other than elec-
tion workers. Present City offi-
cials defended the ordinance as
being according to state law.
Incumbents Tom Marquardt
and Fred Neahrings had chosen
not to seek re-election. Both had
served on the Commission before
at earlier dates. The two were cit-
ed by other City officials for their
untiring efforts through the disas-
ter caused by Hurricane Opal ,in
helping the community to begin
on the road to recovery from the
Jones has been a resident of Mex-
ico Beach for 15 years and Taylor
moved to Mexico Beach, from
Ohio in 1987. Both will assume
their new posts at the regular
meeting of the Commission on.
December 4. Their term is for two
Federal, State and County Officials
Six representatives from vari-
ous state and federal depart-
ments, the Board of County
Commissioners', county depart-
ment heads and coastal residents
impacted by Hurricane Opal
g packed in the Gulf County
Commission meeting room last
Thursday for a post hurricane
question and answer sessions
The panel fielded questions
concerning beach renourishment,
emergency berm permits, rebuild-.
ing permit requirements. and sep-
tic tank disposal and relocation
from the group of 30 to 40 resi-
dents present at the meeting.
"Beach scraping" to ,build
emergency protective beiris was
the topic of most concern at the
meeting. Gulf County Admini-
strator Larry Wells told the group
the county had received verifica-
tion of funding from FEMA to
build seven emergency berms
along the Cape and on; St. Joe
The berms will be built from
beach sand that is scraped from
along the shoreline and piled up
to form a barrier of protection at
the five-year high water mark.
When high tide and wave .action
cover the area that the sand was
taken from, it brings in new sand
from offshore and deposits it in
the scraped area. The entire
process is repeated again until
the ocean supplies enough sand
at public hearing held at the Courthouse
last Thursday evening.
to build the b
told the board
oats. he said
foot and that
"I think it
state is allow
but if the fei
They will establish their own
retirement plan, customizing it to
the city's needs and desires.
According to data received
from the Florida League of Cities,
50 'percent or more of Port SL
Joe's retirement cost could be
eliminated for future employees
while providing equal or better
retirement benefits for them.
The board,will hold two pub-
lic hearings, November 21, at 6:30
p.m., and December 5th, at 7:30
p.m. to allow the public an oppor-
tunity to voice an opinion on the
Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce Executive Secretary
Tamara Lalne approached the
board, reminding them Design
Studio West consultant Russell
Moore would be in town
November 16 and 17 to conduct
(See DROPS oinPage 3)
erm. individuals for nothing, the people
*ow (Cape San Bias) who have paid for it to be done
I several of the prop-' will be upset," said Morrow.
at the Cape were Jim Fleck, Federal Emergency
iping" at their own Management Agency (FEMA) told
even planting sea the property owners "what FEMA
i it was costing the is doing is a level of protection,
iers about $10 per not renourishment." He
close to $20,000 had explained, "If what property own-
paid. ers are doing is for protection they
's wonderful that the could qualify for some relief."
ing us to do this ... John Thorpe asked the panel.
ds do it for private (See DISCUSS on Page 7)
Ron Morrow of Cape San Bias asks if private property
owners will be reimbursed for work they have done.
In Ceremonies at
Schools, Public Events
In commemoration of
Veterans Day Saturday, No-
vember 11, several events are
being .planned within the
county to recognize the sacri-
feces made by armed forces of
the United States throughout
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10
Eachyear schools within
the county have special cele-
brations to highlight the
achievements of veterans.
This year Port St Joe High
School will have its fourth
annual Veterans Appreciation
Day program on Friday,
November 10, in the R.
Marion Craig Coliseum.
Lieutenant Colonel Patric-
ia White, a former Gulf
County student and teacher,
will be the guest speaker.
Veterans who will attend the
ceremony are urged to call the
Gulf County School Board
office at 229-8256, so that a
seat may be reserved for you.
SThe hour long ceremony will
begin at 9:00 a.m. Veterans
and their guests. will be hon-
ored afterwards in the
Student Activities Room
where refreshments will be
Port St. Joe High School
and Middle School faculties,
staff, and students will be wit-
nessing the ceremony.
School will also honor veter-
ans of the area at 10:00 CST
at Gator Field in Wewahitch-
A service will also be con-
ducted at 11:00 a.m. EST at
the Gulf County Courthouse
to honor veterans. Guest
speaker will be ABCM-USN
Retired Joe Worley.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
The Veterans of Foreign
Wars is also planning a cele-
bration to mark Veterans Day
on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the
John C. Gainous VFW Post
10069 on Trout Avenue in
Highland View. The celebra-
tion will be held from 12:00 -
6:00 p.m., with free food and
sodas, pony rides and games
for the kids, face painting,
door prizes, a dunking booth,
Awards will be given for
the oldest and youngest veter-
an in attendance, biggest war-
time, story and best dressed
child as G.I. Joe and G. I.
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:EVEN THOUGH WE HAD advance notice that it was going to
happen, it was still a jolt to learn that St. Joe Paper Company's
mill here in Port. St. Joe was getting a different owner. It just
won't be the same without the ghost of Ed Ball flitting around,
looking over our shoulder and still influencing every business
move made by the mill and its management.
We suspect there were some grown, hard-bitten business
men shedding a few tears late Wednesday evening and Thursday
morning when the final signature went on the bottom line, ap-
proving the sale agreement. One doesn't spend his entire life
nurturing a business for all of one's productive years without
feeling a sense of the business being a part of you, as it most
certainly is. This writer can attest to thisfact with the experil-
ence behind him in doing this very thing. If the business is the
result of your sweat, tears and life's effort, it isn't an easy thing
to turn loose, whether one knows it is the best thing for his com-
pany he has had such a huge part to play in its establishment,
IT'S NOT GOING TO be an easy transition for the veteran
employees of the mill, who have thought of it as their "security
blanket" for as much as 20, 30 or 40 years to suddenly have
that old blanket with the familiar weave, the worn spots, the
comfortable feel, suddenly replaced with a different one. There is
trepidation among some of the employees already, even with the
warning they had that this day was likely to come.
We can't help but think how the mill's officers feel today.
They are all men who have dedicated their entire life to the
paper mill and its well-being. It's the only thing some of them
have known. You think it isn't traumatic for them?
WE HERE IN PORT St. Joe also have an emotional involve-
ment with St. Joe Paper Company. We have come to depend on
it. We could virtually "take it to the bank" that they would be
there for us. Of course, the company will not be vanishing from
the face of the earth; they will still be a very strong presence in
our community. But to no longer own the centerpiece of their
visibility here in Gulf County, is a definite emotional problem we
will all have to deal with.
St. Joe Paper has been our foundation, our solid rock, the
one we could depend on day in and day out. Most of us knew ex-
actly where they stood in any given situation and could lay our
own plans accordingly. They were solid! They were as near to be-
ing permanent as anything on this earth.
WE ARE NOT GOING to suggest that all of this has gone
down the drain, with the sale of the paper mill and box plants.
We are going to start out on this new and unfamiliar road of new
ownership with the anticipation that they will be every bit as
good citizens, every bit as dependable and have the well-being of
the community and all its people as their center-piece of citizen-
ship in Port St. Joe as did St. Joe Paper Company.
We welcome the new owners with the anticipation of being
their good neighbors as well as, they, ours.
On The Mark!
ROBRT TRAMMELL SAYS he won't be; Senator Bob Gra-
ham says he's'thinking about it and- Lieutenanta Vvenor-Buddy -
MacKay says he will be a candidate for Governor in 1998.
It seems a little early to be expressing intentions, politically,
but those who will be Involved in seeking election to the various
offices are beginning to stir to life, like a bear coming out of hi-
bernation in the spring. There is so much to do between now
and then, seems to be their thinking.
S The presidential candidates are beginning to "trot", in prep-
aration to breaking into a dead run for the finish line. We get
faxes almost every day here at The Star from Lamar Alexander,
so we suspect -he has already broken into a dead run.'Mr. Dole
is trying mightily to get people to think of him rather than sliced
pineapple when they hear his name and Mr. Gramm is already
Making noises like he wants to stop. Either he is running out of
breath or money.
NEXT YEAR IS AN election year in the nation and Gulf
County. Next year is only 59 days in the future, so maybe it isn't
too early to begin thinking about the possibilities of being a can-
didate or getting acquainted with potential candidates.
We have already been put on notice by Congressman Pete
Peterson that we will no longer have him in Washington to com-
plain to or about. Choosing his replacement should stir up the
political pot considerably in this Congressional District, with
that body of government already experiencing a turmoil of re-
alignment of its own.
It should be interesting
Folks, they dug up Jesse
James! It Just proves once again
that old adage about truth being
stranger than fiction. I haven't ex-
actly figured out all the why to's
and what for's on this one yet To
the best of my knowledge old Jess
hadn't robbed any trains or
banks lately. And if I know those
undertakers of 1882-1 doubt if
he took any of his loot with him.
And I don't think they ex-
humed him in an attempt to shed
some light on who might have
"done him in". I've been singing
about, 'that dirty little coward
that shot Mr. Howard and laid
poor Jesse in his grave" ever since
I saw that movie with Tyrone
Power and Henry Fonda way back
In the fifties. It was the true story
of Frank and Jesse James. If
someone was looking for a link
between Jesse's death and Robert
Ford it would have been a lot
cheaper and less complicated if
unker Down with Kes
by Kesley Colbert
Uncle Hobart May Be Worth
More Dead Than Alive
they'd a'Just rented the video.
Now, I'm not a hero worship-
ing. gun toting, beard growing,
fast shooting, Quantrill riding,
train hopping, Pinkerton hating
fan of old Jesse. And I don't buy
into that theory about how his
"circumstances" pushed him to-
ward a life of crime. And if you
think he robbed from the rich
and gave to the poor-I've got
some ocean front property in
West Tennessee ... Jesse, by
all accounts, ,was a low. down,
mean, vicious thief. An outlaw!
, But, I feel compelled to speak a
word on Jesse's behalf-did we
have to dig him up? I don't care
what he's done. For crying out
Sloud, it was over a hundred years
Whatever happened to rest In
It seems a controversy arose
over exactly who was buried in
Jesse's grave. Well, naturally we
couldn't go on living until this
mystery was cleared up. And it
didn't matter about all that writ-
Ing on the tombstone identifying
the Infamous outlaw resting be-
neath. I'm sure there had to be
some Intellectual scholars In-
volved in this somewhere. Prob-
ably a whole team of them!
All of this gives a whole new
meaning to the rhetorical ques-
tion we used to pose to each oth-
er in grade school-Who is buried
in Grant's Tomb? At. least, we
thought it was rhetorical; now,
I'm not so sure .....
,.We shouldn't be surprised by
all of this. They've been parading
King Tut around for years. They
charge admission to .see a guy
who died eons ago. A guy who
built an elaborate system for the
express purpose of keeping peo-
ple out of his tomb. His desire
was for his grave not to be
robbed! Bless his heart, he's now
on display one month in Atlanta
then a month in Denver, then on
to San Francisco .....
Presidents are not immune to
this "dig 'em up philosophy." Za-
chary Taylor. "Old Rough and
Ready" himself, was exhumed a
few years ago 'cause a scare went -
up that he might not a' died of
natural causes. The word was out
that he'd been possibly poisoned
on a bowl of "fixed" cherries. Up
he came. The intellectual schol-
ars took some samples pored over
them for months, then declared.
"no evidence of foul play." I won-
der who they were going to arrest
If the cherries had been "bad".
Zach died in 1850.
The whole idea borders on
the Insane to me. I called Leoni,
sometimes he could be a voice of'
reason, "Lon, what do you think
about this Jesse James thing?"
"Dig 'em upl Let's dig 'em all
upl We get everybody back up.
here, assign 'em numbers. We'll
straighten out once and for all ex-
actly who is buried where-"
"So am I. The Russians had
the right idea with that Lenin fel-
low. Lay him in a glass cage, let
everybody march by and see,
there won't be any doubt a hun-
(See KESLEY on Page 3)
If You Want To Attract Hordes of
IT WAS A spooky situation
up on Reid Avenue last Tuesday
Evening. The street was lined with
kids of all shapes and sizes in
costumes. "Get-ups" ranged all
the way from cute little girls
dressed up as fairies to a big lout
Imitating a gorilla.
Bob King even sauntered
down the middle of the street,
along with his son-In-law, think-
ing they would scare somebody
with their costumes, but they
looked sort of natural to me.
Several 'candy stations' re-
ported they gave away over 1,000
pieces of candy for the trick-or-
tfeat session. It was publicised to
last from 6:00 to 7:30 and it pret-
ty much- did. The kids just kept
Most booths had at least two
people handing out the treats and
they all stayed busy for the entire
time. There was a steady stream
on both sides of the street be-
tween Second and Fourth Streets,
SETA OIN SHRDLU
By Wesley Ramsey
with more than a few milling
about on the fringes.
AT IT WAS getting near start-
ing time for the parade, there
wasn't a very big crowd on the
street A number passed by,
dressed up in costumes, but it
wasn't a very large number of lit-
tle spooks and it looked like the
parade wouldn't be very well at-
I have seen almost as many
kids and as many people on the
street on a week end.
Then, the parade got under-
The police car sirens wailed,
signalling the start of the parade
down at the paper company office
building parking lot and it was
beginning to get dark. The lights'
from each car, flanking the head
of the line of marchers inched
down the street.
The sirens gave -forth with
Hallowe'en sounds and as the
cars approached where I hap-
pened to, be, near Costin's Insu-
rance office, sitting on a bench
alongside the, Citizens' Federal'
booth where an old witch and a
couple, of goblins were waiting to
pass out treats, things began to
ds, Just P
S Suddenly, a tidal surge of
kids was on us and we. witnessed
a flood of costumed children who
swooped in before we knew it.
S There were kids in baby bug-
gies, .kids in wagons, kids on-
skates, kids in all sorts of cos-
There was also more than a
smattering of older kids and par-
ents of the small kids marching
with them. i
THE MOMENT SORT of re-
minded me once more of the
surge of water which came along
with Hurricane Opal. It was just
there and one had to think fast in
order to deal with it before they,
Everyone rushed ,to their
treat stations and stayed busy for
more than an hour with a line of
kids steadily parading by.
The Trick or Treat project cer-
tainly did what it was designed to
do. It kept the kids in a controlled
ovide A Scary Situation
environment with an activity they
were Interested in. There was no,
wandering about -town- being 'a
dangerous target for motorists or
the victim of larger kids who,
might possibly take advantage of
the smaller kids. .
I've attended these Hal-
lowe'en affairs for the past several
years they have been offered by
the Merchants' Association and, I
have never seen participation by
the, kids as was displayed last
JUDGE BOB- MOORE really
got into the swing of things with'
his costume. He was "King Ar-:
thur", but he 'didn't carry the
theme far enough..He passed out
goodies from a rectangular table
instead of a round one. He left his
sword at home and his armor-
especially around the legs-was
just a little large. 'But his beard
"Maid Guinevere" was at his
side, helping to pass out candy.
The witches who manned the
Citizens Federal booth apparently
weren't very :believable, either.
The .kids flocked around that
booth, undaunted, until they
gave out of goodies in about an
Steve Richardson had his
.wife helping him, so he wouldn't
scare all the little children away.
Old Steve stuck right with it and I
- actually saw him grin-slightly-
S: THERE WAS A lot of others
involved in the evening also, like
Dr. Frank May, giving away
toothbrushes [treat or treat-
ment?]. I couldn't get through the
throng of kids to visit the other
booths. I was stuck behind the
Judge's rectangular table for
nearly 20 minutes before I could
move on up the street.
That was what the project
was meant to do attract
hordes of kids, and it didl
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THE STAR, PORT' ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 1995 PAGE 3A
School Board Receives
Damage Payment For
Highland View School
Hears Complaints About Behavior
Policy, PSJE School Conditions
It was good news and com-
plaints 'which took up the bulk of,
the Gulf County School Board
S meeting Tuesday evening, with
the good news coming first in the
meeting to: take the edge off the
minor complaints the Board re-
Paula Waller and Pat McDa-
niell representing PAEC's self-
insurance division were at the
meeting to present the Board
with a check for $100,000 as par-
tial payment for flood damage at
the Highland View Elementary
School. The school suffered dev-
astating water surge damage from
the recent Hurricane Opal'du.ing
the month of-October.
McDaniell pointed' out that
Gulf County had very good insu-
rance coverage through the coop-
erative of which it is a member,
along with 11 other area
Superintendent Walter Wilder
remarked that PAEC's risk man-
agement department has provid-
ed very good insurance coverage
during the past years Gulf has
been a member.
Wilder also remarked that the
school would be placed back in
service "probably before the
Christmas holidays. It all de-
pends on how quickly our furni-
ture vendors can replace the wa-
ter-damaged furniture with new
equipment Repairs to the build-
ing are virtually complete with
the exception of some electrical
items," Wilder reported.
He said most of the furniture
and equipment used by the
school had been damaged or de-
stroyed by the flood.
The Board granted emergency
powers to the Superintendent to
utilize during the recovery of the
school. 'The law gives me the
power to use the emergency pow-
*ers in times such as these, but I
,would feel more comfortable if the
Board were to go on record of ap-
proving such a practice." the Su-
Wilder will utilize his emer-
agency powers to, gather bids for
equipment and materials more
expeditiously than is possible
with the cumbersome and time-
consuming normal method.
Elmo Sander of Overstreet
told the Board he approved of
most of the changes made to beef
up policy for handling unruly stu-
dents. He was, however, dis-
pleased with the autonomy of the
policy. "It's not flexible enough.
SThere are certain punishments
Sfor certain infractions and do not
allow the principal enough lee-
way In applying punishment." he
"T he Board stood by their poli-
cy but agreed to take another
look at it before the next school
Mark Elmer questioned the
Board about planned renovations
to the elementary school. "Per-
haps it would be better to tear it
down and build a new school." he
remarked. "After all. the present
building Is 50 years old."
Elmer charged that In his
opinion the building was unsafe.
unhealthy, and uncomfortable.
"I know its renovation Is in
the plans, but if it is put off much
longer, It won't do me any good,"
Superintendent Wilder said
he was aware of items which
needed to be brought up-to-date
in the building and as quickly as
the Board could get it done, they
would. 'The Board did a walk-
through that building Just last
week to ascertain just what our
C.. Roberts Construction Company
equipment is shown above as it paved one of
several streets in the City of Port St. Joe:
this week as a part of the County's share of'
scope of renovation should in-,
clude." he added.
The School Board also:
Approved several denials of
bus stops made by the Transpor-
tation Department. They had
been requested by a parent In the
Wewahitcka area. "The stops are
virtually house-to-house In that
area, already." board; member
Mary Pridgeon stated.
Agreed to contribute
$750.00 to the project graduation
program of each of the two high
schools in the county.
Awarded a contract to Pre-
ferred Seating Company at a bid
price of $21,050 to renovate the
bleachers at Port St. Joe High
School to bring them up to gov-
Grant Approved for
Construction of GC
Branch In St. Joe
G.-.lfCounty ,beennotifled -by. the Eonomtic-Devolopment
S, .t administrationn a federal agency, that It is the recipient of a grant
JKeI lto establish a Gulf Coast Community College training center In
(From Page 2) Port St. Joe. The grant is contingent upon the county raising
$150.225 in matching funds, to match the agency's grant of
dred years later. DNA testing
won't even help in Jesse's case,
he died before they invented all
that stuff. About all we can do is
get in contact with Forrest Gump.
He was there when every impor-
tant event In the world took
place. I think he rode with Jesse
on the Northfield, Minnesota
"Good bye, Leon."
"Hey. I do have a plan Re-
member Uncle Hobart who used
to run with those McAllster boys
down at Atwood? It was never
proved but everybody knows
they're the ones who robbed Me-
chims General Store. They were
all bad to the bone. We could ex-
hume Hobart and maybe one or
two of the others, advertise a little
and sell tickets .....,
I don't want to dig up anyone.
Although I must admit I would
like to see If Johnny Welsmuller's
vocal cords had ripples on them.
And I did have a crazy
thought when I first heard about
Jesse being back up. I would
dearly love to Just take one quick
peep at him-to see of he looks
* anything like Trone Power.
'" : Kesley '
$450,675. for a total of $600.900. The facility must be begun
before September 13, 1996. and must be completed within one
year of Its construction start.
In a tentative agreement Tuesday, the county has agreed to let
Gulf Coast Community College handle the grant, pending
approval of the plan in a special called meeting Wednesday after-
noon, after press time. Bob McSpadden, president of GCCC, will
take the same plan before the college's board of trustees for their
approval on Thursday, November 9.
The grant will be used to construct a branch campus or train-
ing center of the community college in the Ward Ridge vicinity to
serve the needs of area residents seeking to further their educa-
Drops From Page 1
Workshops and public meetings.
Design Studio West has been
hired by the chamber (paid for by
private donations) to draft a
"visions plan" for the entire city of
Port St. Joe. Moore told The Star
the key to his firm drafting a good
plan is input, especially from the
two public workshops to be held
SNovember 16 and 17 (Thursday
and Friday) at 7:30. Both work-
shops will 'be held at the
Interested citizens are
encouraged to attend both meet-
ings to air their issues and con-
cerns as well as help plan for
future strategies and direction for
the city. Workshops will also be
held throughout the day
Thursday and.Friday, November
16 ard 17, with civic, business,'
and community leaders.
IN' OTHER BUSINESS
*The Board decided to adver-
Use for bids to furnish the city'
garbage bags,, as, requested by
Superintendent Frank Healy.
*David Rich, Jr. approached
the board asking them' to repair
the parking area in front of his
store (Rich's IGA), and to repair a
storm drain and grate at the cor- .
ner of his parking lot. Mayor Pate
asked Superintendent Healy to
the state's annual road repair payments to
the County. The program amounts to
$350,000 worth of road work to be done
throughout Gulf. The Roberts firm is resum-
ing a project just started when they had to
quit and repair hurricane-damage on U. S.
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The aftermath oran Investiga-
tion Into a vehicular accident on
September 28, involving Gulf
County Sheriffs Captain Ray
:Richter has resulted in his sus-
pension without pay as of 5:00
p.m. Tuesday, November 7.
according to Gulf County Sheriff
Richter was involved in a one
vehicle accident at 1:40 a.m..
SSept 28, at the intersection of
Overstreet Road and Shell Road.
The accident was investigated by
the Florida Highway Patrol and
they have Just released their find-
ings, and charged Richter with
three counts: driving under the
influence, no seat belt, and failure
to maintain a single lane.
According to McKelthen. the
outcome of the suspension will
depend upon the disposition of
the charges levied against Richter.
Fishermen Win Court Round
Judge Ruling Gives Fishermen A Second Victory In Net Battle
Franklin County Circuit Judge William Ga~' ruled Friday, November 3. that 292 commercial fishermen
can cash $1.9 million of state checks without'lbsing their claim to $3.5 million worth of unpaid net claim
vouchers Issued by the State Department of Labor. I'
It was reported in The Star two weeks ago.'tat local attorney. Pat Floyd. had filed a class action suit In
Franklin County Court against the Florida Department of Labor and Department of Environmental
'Floyd said the plaintiffs were then notified, by mall, that their nets had been reclassified and were.
Issued checks for one-fifth to one-sixth the amount of the original voucher, without notice or apparent basis. ,
The letter further stated that cashing the checks would waive any claim the plaintiffs might have against
the state over the amount o the original vouchers.
Gary's decree will allow the fishermen to cash th4e checks while the class action suit makes 'ts way
through the court system. He ruled the state could not impose such restrictions on the plaintiffs for cash-
ing the voucher checks.
Gary also denied the state's motions to dismiss the class action suite and move the case from Franklin
County to Tallahassee.
Floyd said the case could be heard In Franklin County Courts before Judge Gary as early as December
of this year.
see what the city could do to
Repair the problem, noting that
the storm drain and road would
be replaced and paved under the
;upcoming downtown redevelop-
*Rece(ved one bid of $69,900
" "r.Petersen fn'dustries. Inc. for
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, Taod authorized Superintendent
Healy to attempt to negotiate a
better price for them.
eSupt. Healy told the board
the city had picked up 1.400 tons
of storm debris and received a lit-
tle over $20,000 of financial assis-
tance from FEMA.
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The 1995-96 Citizens Federal Bulldog Bank officers and alternates shown in the, photo above,
kneeling (1 to r) are: Randi Sasser, Becky Belin. Tommy Curry, Melissa Nixon, Jessica Ford, Collins Ab-'
rams, and Ashley Haddock. Standing (1 to r) are Jason Mathes, Moses Medina, Randall List and Dennis .'
Warren, B. J. Strickland, Kale Guillot, and James Leavins. Micah Dodson was not available for the pho-
Bulldog Bank Officers Chosen
The Citizen's Federal Bulldog
Bank offers 12 fourth grade stu-
dents at Port St. Joe Elementary
School a real-life learning situa-
tion. These children develop a
pride and self-esteem through as-
suming responsibility as bank of-
ficers. The students are responsi-
ble for the operation of the
All fourth grade students
were given applications of em-
HRS "Wish" Trees
Ready for Picking
The HRS Wish Upon A Star
Christmas program trees are now
displayed at the Plggly Wiggly
(formerly Saveway) Store in Port
St. Joe and at the Jr. Food Mart
Individuals, church groups,
or clubs can choose a card, pur-
chase one or all of the gift choices
listed on the card and return the
unwrapped gift along with the
card to the HRS office at 201
Monument Ave~nue in Port St. Joe
or tq the 6ldkoourthQuse In Wewa-
hitchka b e.ecermber. ,I4ith."f-
Smurtity t1invvefie'ht" in this pro-
gram has always been excep-
tional and its organizers hope to
have everyone's continued sup-
port again this year.
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ployment to complete. Among
other pertinent ques+bns, they
were asked to state.~ hy they
would like to work at,.the bank.
After the appllcatlons~,ere com-
piled, the students' class records
were examined and,'linterviews
conducted. Based upop the re-
sults of these procedures, this
year's bank officers wei." selected.
Those chosen have bei. trained
to greet customers. be polite; and
conduct banking transactions.
Special "Bulldog Bank Bucks"
have been designed and printed
to be used in the incentive bank-
Selected to be the 1995-96
Bulldog Bank officers were Randl
Sasser, Becky Belin, Tommy Cur-
ry. Melissa Nixon, Jessica Ford,
Collins Abrams, Micah Dodson,
Ashley Haddock, Jason Mathes,
Moses Medina, Randall List and
Dennis Warren. Alternate bank
officers are B. J. Strickland, Kale
Gulllot and James Leavins.
Cassidy is One!
Cassidy celebrated her first
birthday on November l!. She en-
joyed eating cake and, Ice cream
with family and friends at her
Some to celebrate the ocasslon.
Cassidy is the daughter of
Randy and Karen Charicey.
St. James Episcopal Church
will be holding their annual ba-
zaar Saturday. November 18 from
8:00 a.r. until 1:00 p.m., at the
Parish Coldewey Hall, located at
200 East 22nd Street in Port St.
Features of the bazaar will In-
clude a bake sale, various crafts,
Christmas table and wreaths,
and swag wall hangings. Red and
white chill, brownies and cake
will be served from the sidewalk
cafe by Diana Sealey and Jo Seal-
Finalized plans were made at
the Episcopal Church Women's
meeting on November 6. Lewis
Taylor, Ellery SUckle, Jim Sealey.
J. L. Sims and Eunice Kuyper,
are in charge of cooking and Gay
Weeks and Alice Kunel are in
charge of the bake sale.
Other business discussed at
the meeting included the election
of officers for 1996. The newly
elected officers are as follows:
Betty Pitts, president; Mary
Les and Wanda Gainous of
Huntington Beach. California, are
proud to announce the birth of
their daughter. Katie Eileen. She
was born on October 27.
Her grandparents are Sally
and the late Joel R. Gainous of
Port St. Joe and Eileen Gandy of
California, Erwin and Betty
Gandy of Jacksonville.
Wendy Kay& Osborne and
BMSN Antonio Demond Jones
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Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Os; High School and is presently em-
borne have announced the en-., played as a correctional officer at
gagement and forthcoming mar-' Gulf Forestry Camp. Her fiance is
riage of their daughter..;Wendy, a 1992 graduate of Bay High
Kaye Osborne, to BMSN Antonio- School. He is presently employed
Demond Jones, son of Mr. and with the United States Navy In
Mrs. James Hamilton of Panamaj- Sasebo, Japan.
City. A July wedding is planned.
The bride-elect Is ra 1992 Further details will be forthcom-
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Faith Christian Harvest Festival Saturday
Faith Christian will be hold-
ing its annual Harvest Festival
this Saturday, November 11, from
9 AM until 3 PM at Frank Pate
Park. Beginning at 11 AM chicken
and, hopefully, fish dinners will
be available for $4.00 each. The
dinners will-include rolls, cole
slaw, baked beans and tea. In
addition you may select from
chili, seafood gumbo, cold drinks,
coffee and many homemade
Program To Focus On
:. On Tuesday, November 14 at
7:00 p.m. (ET) Gulf County Guid-
ance Clinic will offer a free pro-
gram entitled, "Improving Family
Relationships." This program will
be offered at the Gulf County
Public Library meeting room in
Port St. Joe. It is free to the pub-
lic. No reservations are required.
This program is presented as
a community service and will fo-
cus on suggestions for improving
family relationships and encour-
aging healthy family interaction.
Practical suggestions and infor-
mation will be offered for families
of all ages and backgrounds. Staff
members leading the discussion
SPort St. Joe Garden Club
members ill. have their Novem-
ber meeting at the center on 8th
Street, Thursday (today) Novem-
ber 9 at 2:00 p.m.
The program will be given by
Mary Helen Renfro of The Petal
Shoppe. Her topic will be on can-
dles and the many ways they can
be used for the holidays. She will
do artistic- arrangements using
candles, fruits, nuts, greenery
Everyone is invited to come,
bring materials and make an ar-
rangement as Mary Helen gives
her views and demonstrates to
members her ideas.
Mexico Beach A.A.R.P.'will be
meeting at noon (CT) on Friday,
Dinner .featuring a Thanks-
giving turkey, cooked by the Fish
House Restaurant, will be served
with dressing, mashed potatoes,
gravy, rolls, tea and coffee. Those
'attending are asked to bring a
side dish or dessert to the lunch-
Everyone is invited to go and
Join in on the good time. -
SMore Time To
from the Clinic will be Laura Rog-
ers, M.S., Counselor and Edwin
R. Ailes, M.S., Family Therapist.
"goodies". The special music will
also begin at 11:00 to entertain
you while you eat.
Before and after eating you
are invited to browse through the
craft tables, white elephant sale
and delectable baked goods,: or
visit the "Bibletime' Ministries"
booth under the direction of Rev.
and' Mrs. Bill Graham. There will
be games and prizes for the chil-
dren such as coke toss, bean bag
toss, and duck pond.
Everyone is invited to attend.
eat a good meal, find some great
bargains, and have fun and fel-
The Saint Joseph Bay Chap-
ter. NSDAR, will hold its regular
monthly meeting at the Port St.
'Joe Garden Club building on
Eighth Street on November 15 at
noon, eastern time.
Major Robert E. Willis (U. S.
Army retired) will be the guest
speaker. All members are urged
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800 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
The November 8th drawing
by the St Joseph AARP Chapter
for the afghan give-away has been
postponed until Wednesday, De-
cember 13. It will be held at noon
In the First United Methodist,
Church in Port St. Joe. The lucky
recipient need not be present to
All proceeds from this furid-
raiser will go towards the Stiles
Brown Senior Citizens Fund.
See a chapter member today
,for your chance; to cuddle in this
SBe Held Saturday
S The Port St. Joe Senior Citi-
zens will be conducting the 1995
Rock-A-Thon this Saturday, No-
.vember 11 from 10:00 a.m. until
S3:00' p.m., eastern time, at the
Cehtenriial Building. This will be
the feature in a full day of activi-
In addition to the Rock-A-
Thon, there will be a yard sale
and a hot dog and BBQ sandwich
sale. Items are needed for the
* yard sale. The Centennial Build-
ing will be opened from'1:00 to
5:00 p.m. on Thursday and Fri-
day, November 9th and 10th to
accept donated items.
Please call 229-8466 for more
information. The Gulf County
Senior Citizens extend their
thanks to all of their supporters.
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The Real Reasons To Stay Away From Marijuana
By: John Duff
(Note: John Duff is co-author
of "The Truth About Drugs, The
Body, Mind and You" and is presi-
dent of Narconon International, a
worldwide network of residential
treatment centers also involved in
drug prevention programs for
As a parent and activist in
the substance abuse prevention
and treatment field I am deeply
concerned about the resurgence
in the popularity of marijuana. I
am just as concerned with the
difficulty parents, teachers, coun-
selors and other adults are hav-
ing in trying to communicate with
teenagers why they should not
use marijuana. There seems to be
a consensus of agreement about
the dangers of cocaine, heroin
and even cigarettes and alcohol,
but not marijuana. What are the
real dangers with it and how do
you handle responses such as;
"marijuana is an herb," "it is
harmless," "it is used as a medi-
cine," or "it's organic." One fa-
mous rap group member feels it
can make him more creative and
that he can write and perform
What all drugs have in com-
mon is they each contain a poi-
son molecule. The poison mole-
cule in coffee is caffeine, in
tobacco it is nicotine and in alco-
hol it is ethanol. Cocaine is a poi-
son molecule found in the coca
plant and morphine is a poison
molecule found in the opium pop-
py. The poison molecule in 'mari-
juana is THC (delta-9-tetrahydro-
cannabinol). It is the THC in mar-
ijuana causing the high or enjoy-
able feelings being experienced as
well as the problems. What are
the real problems with pot?
Ambition: Here lies the
greatest danger to our youth. It is
so obvious yet often overlooked.
Ambition is the very thing in
which a person acquires his suc-
cess in life.
A cigarette smoker loses his
life to lung cancer while the alco-
holic is constantly hung over and
often looks and smells bad. The
heroin addict is usually in disas-'
trous physical health exposing
himself to death from overdose as:
well as AIDS. What is obvious
about the chronic smoker of mar-
ijuana? With chronic use all else
becomes less important or secon-
dary to the use of marijuana.
The ambition and personality
of the chronic smoker of marijua-
na becomes altered as with all
drugs. The loss of ambition is at
the top of my list because this
point is so important in the life of
a teenager as it can halt and/or
alter emotional and educational
development in sports, music,
reading and school subjects, hob-
bies, etc. This result is seen over
and over in drug treatment cen-
ters -such as Narconon.
Memory: It has been stated
in the past that marijuana use
causes "short-term memory." It is
more than this. Using marijuana
as well as other drugs affects con-
centration, mental recording and
the recalling of previously record-
ed mental images. All one has to
do is spend some time with some-
one who has smoked pot and at-
tempt to hold a serious discus-
sion on a serious or complex
subject. It will become all too ob-
vious that marijuana affects the
memory. Where the breakdown
comes into play is in the area of
his or her "attention". Drugs in-
ternallze or interiorizee" one's at-
tention as one Is feeling and en-
joying the drugs' effect on the
body. Without proper attention, a
good memory does not'occur in
the first place and- makes recall-
ing what you did record:.mentally
Education: Individuals, espe-
cially teenagers, consuming 'mari-
juana with any regularity are go-
ing to have problems educating
themselves either inside' or out-
side of the classroom. The mind
is your computer and it depends
on attention, concentration, re-
cording,' recalling and memory.
Grades and performance -usually
drop with the regular use of mari-
juana. Again, we see *here the
deadening of ambition. Those
that succeed in life do it with am-
bition. To educate oneself takes
Unfortunately, many' teenag-
ers do not understand the value
of educating themselves early in
life. Many teenagers do not know
how to study, or have problems
studying, making education more
difficult. While you as an adult
can see the damage that marijua-
na can do to the education pro-
cess, it is difficult for many teen-
agers to understand the
importance of educating oneself.
Personality: Marijuana, like
all the recreationally used drugs,
changes one's personality. It can
make the shy feel outgoing, the
weak feel strong, the inhibited
feel uninhibited-especially con- '
cerning sex. Drugs like cocaine
and methamphetamines can even
make you feel smart for tempo-
rary periods of time. Is this bad?
Yes, What we should work on is i
how to accomplish feeling strong,
brave and smart on our own
without drugs. Any way a drug "
makes you feel. you can feel with
out drugs. Instead you become:
dependent on the drug to make
you feel these feelings. And that
is always disastrous.
What it doesn't do and why,
that. is dangerous: Marijuana :
does not cause some of the reac-
tions commonly seen with alcohol
and even drugs like heroin, co-
caine and methamphetamines.
Hangovers, nausea, dizziness,
headaches, and other ill effects
are often part and parcel to using
drugs. These are not found with
marijuana use. This is often used
to defend its use while ignoring
'the more important problems ad-
diction to marijuana creates. This
itself can be part of the problem
of marijuana use if the user,
thinks marijuana is not a drug
because it does hot make him,,
vomit or cause these other obvi- ,
It is my opinion that the men-
tal problems caused by marijua-
na are a far greater danger than
the physical dangers that occur.
This does not mean there are no
physical dangers, as there are,
but marijuana, is not as toxic as
some of the other recreationally
,used drugs. It can be just as ad-
dictive and dangerous.
Lungs: The most obvious
physical effect and danger lies in
the area of pot's damage to the
lungs. Any drug consumed via
smoking whetherI is the nicotine
found in tobacco, THC found in
marijuana, crack cocaine, heroin
or methamphetamines isgoing to
have an adverse effect on the
lungs. The lungs are not. designed
to be coated with tars full of poi-
son molecules. These aie tender
tissues and over time we. can see
the result through biopsies in to- '
bacco smokers. There is no rea-
son to think that smoking mari-
juana, cocaine, heroin or
methamphetamines is not doing
similar things in the lungs. Quite
the opposite, marijuana is packed
with untested chemicals and it is
deeply inhaled and held for longer
periods of time. Pot probably is
harder on the lungs than tobac-
co, but more research is needed
here. Meantime, let's not be naive
about the danger here. It exists.
Tiredness; One of the more
observable side effects to the
smoking of pot is tiredness. This
sort of goes hand in hand with
lack of ambition, but I feel there
are two parts. Loss of ambition is
more mental and tiredness is
more the physical effect. Never-
theless, it certainly happens.
There has also been some discus-
sion of pot's possible negative af-
fect on the immune system.
Accumulation: Last but not
least marijuana stays in the body
for a long time. It is a fat soluble
drug naturally attracted to the
fatty tissue of the body. What
physical damage this does is yet
to be fully understood. We can es-
timate that it does play a part in
the tiredness, paleness, memory
problems, and personality shifts
experienced by those using this
drug. The marijuana you smoke
today is still with you tomorrow
and will be for many days, weeks,
months and possibly years to
Is marijuana an "herb" or
not? It probably could be used to
spice food and it does have some
limited medicinal use, but this
certainly does not justify recrea-
tional use of the drug. When a
teenager is consuming marijuana
with anyoconsistency the results
are not that of a food spice or
medicine. This drug will put the
teenager's future at risk.
Is marijuana "organic"? Yes,
but so what. Most drugs are from
plants and this does not make
them safe drugs. Heroin, cocaine,
LSD as well as cigarettes and al-
cohol all come from plants. They
too are "organic" molecules.
Is marijuana "harmless"? No.
Not if you honestly look at all of
its effects and make ajudgement
based on the evidence.
Is marijuana good for creativ-
ity? This is a harder question to
answer and should not be an-
swered hastily. When a person
has taken a drug and feels good
they may feel more creative. This
may be the first time they have
felt a drug induced creativity and
for them the answer is yes. This
may be all that is necessary for
them to believe that marijuana is
the creative answer in their life.
What I try and point out is that if
a drug can make you feel creative
then you can be creative on your
own. You do not need a drug to
be creative. No one does.
If you find out that your child
is using marijuana or other
drugs, this too Is not the end of
the world. New breakthroughs in
the field of drug rehabilitation
that were made by L. Ron Hub-
bard have resulted in the Narco-
non drug treatment program
which works to get even hard
core heroin and cocaine addicts
off drugs for good. In the past it
was sometimes. believed that once
a drug addict, always a drug'ad-
dict. But today this is no longer
the case. (Anyone wanting infor-
mation on the Narconon drug re-
habilitation program can contact
Narconon at 800-468-6933.)
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY. NOV. 9, 1995
'to give the group an overview of
what the county was currently
doing as far as removal of debris,
roads and beach renourishment
Chief Administrator Don
Butler explained the avenues the
county'was employing to achieve
debris removal. He stated county
crews were using county property
to pickup the debris on overtime
and during the weekends.
According to Bufter, the coun-
ty crews would remove debris
frQm private property providing a
liability release is signed by the
property owner. Solid Waste
Director Joe Danford told the
board in a' special meeting that
1,625 tons of debris have been
removed thus far by county
Commissioner Warren Yeager
praised the speedy action of C. W.
Roberts Contractors in getting
roads passable throughout the
county. "They've done a remark-
able job." he said.
The 3.000 foot section of road
washed away in the Stump Hole
area has been approved to be
raised three feet and 7,200 cubic
yards of said will be hauled in to
build a protective berm along the
Bill Fokes, Department of
Environmental Protection (DEP),
explained that 'compatible sand
(same size and color) would have
be used to construct the berm at
the Stump Hole.
The board members told the
property owners applications for
grants and permits to renourish
this same area had been made in
the past to no avail. The county
H. L. Bozeman, Jr.
Henry Larson Bozeman, Jr..
age 62, passed away Saturday,
November 4. Mr. Bozeman was a
life-long resident of Wewahitchka.
He was preceded in death by his
father, Henry Larson Bozeman.
Sr., his mother. Daisy Kemp
Bozeman, and also a sister, Inez
His survivors are his wife of
36 years, Linda Bozeman; two
daughters, Jody (Billy) Morgan of
Panama City and Mary Lee Hes-
ter of Wewahitchka; one son.
Henry Larson (Darlene) Bozeman,.
III. also of Wewahitchka; one
granddaughter, Bobbl Lee Hester
of Wewahitchka; three grandsons,
Jesse Johnson, Jr. of Wewahitch-
ka, Curtis Larson Johnson, and
William Leas Morgan, Jr., of Pan-
Henry was a veteran of the
Navy having served four years in,
the South Pacific. He worked at
SL Joe Paper Company for 34
years before retiring In 1994. He
was well liked by most everyone.
Others'survivors include a host of
aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces,
and a lot of veiy good friends. He
will long be remembered by his
family and friends.
The fiueral service will be
held at 2:00 p.m'. C.D.T. Thurs-
day (today) at his home. Inter-
ment will follow in the family plot
in Kemp Cemetery. He will lie in-
state at Fif home from Tuesday
Saft-enoon until funeraLt ne onr
Asked to serve as actve pall-
bearers are: Flynn Brown, Troy
McMillian. Franklin Kemp, Phillip
Kemp, Larry Kemp, Dewey Nun-
nery, Raymond Atchison, and
Randy (Pan) Home. Asked to
serve as honorary pallbearers are:
Jesse Eubanks. Dink Bailey.
Donald Hall, David Hall, Edward
Hall, Charles Cleckley, Robert
Ramer, David Jackson, Marvin
Barfleld, Gene Adkins. Robert
Brown, Burl Davis, Johnny
Jones. Floyd Ake, Tommy Woods,
Lloyd Owens, Jack Branning, Jim
Johnson. Ricky Collins, Mark
Collins, Bronzell Ward, Charles
Hood. Ward McDaniel. and Luey.
All services are under the di-
rection of Comforter Funeral Home,
Wewahitchka Branch Chapel.
4 Phone (904),227-1105
Elnita Cannon, 57, of Sim-
mons Bayou, passed away Fri-
day, November 3 at her home.
She was a lifetime resident of
Simmons Bayou and attended
Gospel Assembly Church In Pan-
Survivors include her 'hus-
band, Fred Cannon of Simmons
Bayou; two daughters and sons-
in-law, Tanya and Tony Stiange
of Wewahitchka, and Teresa and
Brent Griner of Callaway- four
grandchildren. Will Strange.
Chelse Strange, Corey Griner and
Casey Griner; her mQther,
Eloulse Jernigan of Simmons
Bayou; her sister, Sharon Tharpe
of Overstreet; and her brother, Al
Jernigan of Panama City.
The funeral service was held
Sunday at the Oak Grove Assem-
bly of God Church conducted by
Rev. David Fernandez. Interment
followed in the family plot in Hol-
ly Hill Cemetery.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe.
Hattie E. Sumner
Hattle E. Sumner, 94, of
Orange died Monday, November 6
at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital in
Blountstown. She was a native of
Rockvllle, Indiana. She moved to
Clearwater in 191 land to Liberty
County In 1913. She was a mem-
ber''of the Eureka. Presbytrian
Mrs. Sumner was preceded in
death by her husband, the late
Clyde C. Sumner.
She is survived by seven
Ssons. Burrel E. Sumner of Pensa-
cola, Lewis G. Sumner of Alabas-
ter, Alabama, E. Amos Sumner of
Hosford, Clyde C. 'Sumner, Jr.
and William C. Sumner.. both of
Tallahassee, Alvin W. Sumner of
Crystal Springs and Sterling W.
Sumner of Gray, Georgia; two
daughters. Margaret L. Wells of
Macon, Georgia and Myrle S.
Jones of Wewahltchka; a brother,
Robert Thompson of Oakhlll; a
very special friend, Inez Padgett,
29 grandchildren; 50 great-grand-
children: and one great-great-
Services were held Wednes-
day. November 8 at 3:00 p.m. at
Lake Mystic Baptist Church. In-
terment followed at the Lake Mys-
tic Cemetery In Bristol. ,
All arrangements were uhder
Sthe direction of Magnolia Funeral
Home of Bristol. ,
James M. Briner
James B. Briner, age 80. of
Port St. Joe, died Tuesday, Octo-_
ber 31 at his residence.
Mr. Briner Is survived by his
wife, Katie M. Briner; two step-
sons, Robin and Clark Downs, all'
of Port St. Joe; two brothers. Mr.
and Mrs. Bruce Briner of Albu-
querque, New Mexico, and Mr.
and Mrs. Howard Briner of Sun
City, Arizona; one sister, Ruth
Ross of La Mesa, Arizona; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was past president of the
National Exchange Club of Alba-
ny-El Cerrito. California, for the'
year of 1980. He was a current
member of the BPO Elks Lodge
No. 1251 of Richmond, California,
Home Heaters #1 Fire Cause
has also applied for funds to con-
duct a study on erosion at the
Cape and come up with recom-
mendations for a solution which
they hope will be approved in the
Board Chairman Billy Traylor
said, "I think when it's (Stump
Hole Road) is completely washed
away, we'll see help come from
Gulf County Public Health
representative Doug' Kent fielded
questions about septic tank per-
mitting and installation. He said
permit fees had been temporarily
waived by the state, but sep[tic
tanks would have to meet state
guidelines to be permitted. This
includes being located 75' from
the water and hauling in enough
fill dirt to stay two feet above the
high water table.
Don Butler said he had had
some questions concerning verti-
cal sea Wall construction, noting
that Gulf County's
Comprehensive Plan does not
allow the construction of vertical
Larry Wells also reminded the
property owners that FEMA and
DEP would be at the Building
Department in the Gulf County
Courthouse on Tuesday and
Thursday to offer any assistance
they can to those rebuilding and
repairing their homes..
Penny McLemore managed to
maintain her sense of humor
through it all when she told those
present, "I've lot two homes, one
to the '85 storm and now to Opal
in '95, but I always heard, 'If you
build in a hole, you're going to get
Local Church To
Join In World
Recently. ABC's' Peter Jen-
nings hosted prime time TV spe-
cial devoted to "prayer", and
Newsweek featured a ooyer story.
"talking to God," which explored
the various ways people pray.
And, on April 10, Time magazine
captured the attention of its read-
ers by running a cover story enti-
tied. "The Message of Miracles."
The media's recent discovery
of. the power of prayer and the re-
sulting miracles is what Revival-
time Media Ministries knew to be
true when it organized a .prayer
meeting in 1955, and approzi-
mately 200 Individuals prayed for
3,000 requests. Since then, the
annual Revivaltime World Prayer-
meeting evept has become so
popular that requests and partici-
pants each number in the tens of
Stliusands every year.
For several weeks prior to
Thanksgiving Sunday, those lis-
tening to the radio broadcast are
Invited to send in their prayer re-
quests to the Broadcast Minis-
tries office in Springfield, Missou-
ri. 'These requests are compiled
and distributed to churches and
prayer groups around the world.
Pastor Jeff Scalf and the
church family of St. Joe Assembly
of God, will participate in the Re-
vivaltime World Prayermeeting in
a special prayer service to be held
on November 19th at 6 p.m. The:
public is cordially invited to at-
tend. For more information or to
'submit a prayer request to be
prayed for, please call the church
office at 229-9200.
and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge
No. 550. He was also a life mem-
ber of VFW.
Mark Demarius Cutler
Funeral services for Infant
Mark Demarius Cutler were held
Wednesday, November 8 at 2
p.m. at the graveside in the For-
est Hill Cemetery with Elder A. E.
Cutler officiating. Interment fol-
He is survived by his mother
and father, Darlene Cutler and
Mark Cutler, both of Port St. Joe;
grandparents Emerson and John-
nie K. Addison of Wewahitchka,:
and Ernest and Mamie Cutler of'
Miami; special friends, Bobby and
Tonya Plair, Electa Frary, Charles
and Iris Gathers, Buddy and
Mary Cumbie, John and Penny
Ford, Gulf County Sheriffs .De-
partment and City of Port St. Joe
Police Department, Fire Depart-'
ment and I.W.T.P.; .a host of other
relatives and friends.
To operate properly, fuel-
burning home heating equipment
must have adequate air supply.
Laking this supply, the equip-
ment may produce carbon mon-
oxide (CO), an invisible, silent
killer that takes an estimated 900
lives each year in the U. S. Car-
bon monoxide is produced when
fuels are incompletely burned, so
any heater that bums fuel is a
potential source of carbon mon-
oxide. For this reason, fuel-
burning heaters should be vented
to the outside unless equipped
with a special safety device. When
an unvented fuel-burning space
heater without such a safety de-,
vice is in use, a window should
be opened slightly to provide ade-
quate ventilation; and the heater
should be turned off at night.
The symptoms of carbon
monoxide poisoning mimic those
of the flu. At low levels. It can
cause headaches, nausea and
drowsiness: at higher levels, vom-
iting, loss of consciousness and"
Consumers are advised to
have their home heating system--
including fireplaces and chim-
Notice Is hereby given that the City Commission of
the City of Port St. Joe, sitting as the Board of Ad-
justment will hold a public hearing at City Hall at
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 21, 1995, to deter-
mine whether the City will authorize a deviaiton to
Land Development Regulation Ordinance No. 228
for a variance In a C-I zone to enclose an existing
carport located at 503 Martin Lither King Blvd.
/s/ Pauline Pendarvis, City Clerk
2tc, November 9 and 16. 1995.
NOTICE OF PUBUC HEARUIN TO CONSIDER
REVOKING THE FLORIDA RTIREMENT
S*TTEM AND CONSIDER ALTERNATIVE
The public Is hereby nofled thai the City of
Port St. Joe will hold a public hearing, Tuesday.
November 21, 100 at 6:30 p.m., to consider the
City's one-time option to revoke participation in
*re Florida Retrement Sstem and consider alter-
native retirement planss.
Revocation will affect all employees or offi-
cers of the City of Port St Joe who are hired or
take office on oriafter January 1, 1996. All current
employees and officers of the City will remain as
participants in the FRS for as long as they are em-
ployees/officers of the City.
All persons are Invited to attend this meet-
ing. Any person who decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the Commission with respect to any
matter considered at said meiung will need a
record of the proceedings, and for such purpose
may need to ensure thar a verbaum record of the
proceeding is made.'which record includes the tes-
timony and evidence upon which the appeal Is to
be based. The Board of City Commission of'the
City of Port St Joe. Florida will not provide a ver-
batim record of this meeting ]
Itc, November 9, 1995.
Cool weather comes later to
Florida than to the rest of the
country-but that's no reason to
be less cautious when it comes to
heating our homes. Home heating
equipment is the number 1 cause
of home fires, accounting for two
of every five home fires during the
winter months. With proper in-
stallation, service and use of
heating equipment, most of these
fires could be prevented.
Many deaths and injuries oc-
cur in fires that happen while the
victims are asleep. To provide suf-
ficient 'alarm, every dwelling
should have at least one Under-
writers Laboratories-ap-proved "
smoke detector near each bed-
room. Two-story homes ,should
have at least one smoke detector
on each level.
--From Page l
lon,' Read & Co. Investment
banker representing the sell-
er, has issued its opinion
that the transaction .is fair,
from ,a financial point of
view, 'to the .shareholder ap-
proval in the first quarter of
1996. The Alfred I:. duPont
Testamentary Trust, which
owns approximately 70% of
the outstanding shares, has
advised St. Joe Paper Com-
pany. that it intends to vote
its shares in favor of the
The completion of the
transaction is;'subject to re-:
ceipt of financing by Box
USA and the joint venture.
Other customary conditions
apply, including the termina-
tion of the Hart-Scott-Rodino
The Gulf County Guidance
Clinic, Inc. is .pleased to an-
nounce that.Gloria Dumas, a li-
censed and nationally certified:
school psychologist, is available
at the clinic to provide school
psychological evaluations. Evalu-
ftlon services are now available
for paret$ljhltereited-it tIeeing
their childievaluated for local gift-
ed programs or evaluated for
areas of academic concern. Eval-
uations provided may include IQ
testing, achievement testing, as-
sessment for learning disabilities,
ADHD evaluations and psycholog-
ical evaluations for possible emo-
Ms. Dumas Is a fully creden-
taled school psychologist who
-has been employed by the Gulf
County Guidance Clinic for the
past two years. She provides
school psychological services to
the Franklin County School Dis-
trict. Ms. Dumas has Masters
and Specialist Degrees in School
Psychology with extensive school
psychological evaluation and con-
Parents interested In seeing,
their child evaluated may contact
the Gulf County Guidance Clinic,
Inc. at 227-1145. Appointments
can be scheduled quickly and will
he made available during evening
ahd weekend hours. Evaluations
are expertly completed with all
For Building Fund
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens and Boy Scouts have joined
a partnership to raise funds for
their respective building funds.
Thanks to Pates Service Station
and Duren's All New Piggly Wig-
gly. $100 worth of gasoline and
$100 of groceries will be given
away on December 9th at the
Christmas Festival in Port St.
Tickets will be available be-
ginning Monday from Senior Citi-
zens, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts
or may be found at Tyndall Feder-
al Credit Union, Showtime Video,
and Video Merchant.
ATTENTION AMERICAN LEGIONNAIRES
COMMANDER WILLIAMS HAS'ANNOUNCED THAT
A SPECIAL MEETING OF POST NO. 116,
LOCATED IN PORT ST. JOE, WILL BE HELD ON
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20. AT 7:00 P.M. (EST).
THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING IS TO DISCUSS
THE DISSOLUTION OF THE POST AND ALL
ASSETS TO INCLUDE THE BUILDING.
ALL LEGIONNAIRES WITH AN INTEREST IN THE
FUTURE OF THE POST ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.
A FINAL DECISION IS EXPECTED TO BE
MADE AT THIS MEETING.
2tcNov. 9& 16, 1995
Come and see us for al of your asone,
grocery, drinks, tackle, & beach supply needs.
Located on Highway C-30 in Simmons Bayou, )
across from Indian Pass Marine. ,
Owners: Boyd & Paula Pickett
Open every day at 7:00 a.m.
I .... A
Come See Me at
306 REID AVE. PORT ST. JOE 229-8933
Roy AWihTodd would like to welcome all his
old.customers and new acquaintances to "Roy's".
y. ai NOW OPEN SELLING
SLive Bait Fishing & Hunting Supplies
Alo Limited Hardware and Plumbing.
Will be Selling:
Paint, Hardware, Trailer Parts and Keying
Locks in the near future.
Watch for Grand Opening
ROY TODD, Owner I :-Nd 9,w1995
NOVEMBER 10 IS THE
FINAL DAY DEBRIS
OPAL CAN BE PLACED
IN THE ROADSIDE
BE ELIGIBLE FOR
PICKUP BY COUNTY
GULF COUNTY SOLID WASTE
JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 1995
DIABETES CAN'T BE CURED
BUT CAN BE CONTROLLED
Proper diet, an oral medication called a hypoglycemic agent,
and insulin are the three ways a physician controls a diabetic
patient. He may use just diet or all three, depending on the type
of diabetes. The important thing is to diagnose early, for in some
cases there are no symptoms.
Because the diabetic needs a great many products to help
control the condition, we have a complete "Diabetic Center" in
our pharmacy. This includes not only the necessary prescription
medicines but testing tapes, sugar substitutes, sutgar-free
products, food measuring scales, syringes, etc..
"A GREAT MANY PEOPLE ENTRUST US with their pre-
scriptions, health needs and other pharmacy products.
; We consider this trust a privilege and a duty. May we be
your personal family pharmacy?"
STOCKING A COMPLETE LINE OF HOME HEALTH NEEDS WITH DIRECT
BILLING TO MEDICARE
Buzzett's Drug Store
317 Williams Avenue Port St. Joe
Convenient Drive-Thtough Window
Revlon Cosmetics Carlton Cards Russell Stover Candles
Sharks Lose Heart Breaker 13-16
Tied 13-13 with just 39 sec-
onds remaining in the game,
Blountstown intercepted a twice-
deflected Shark pass returning it
to the 1 L yard line and setting up
a 22 yard game winning field goal
to douse' St. Joe's play-off hopes
with a 13-16 district loss.
The field goal, with six sec-
onds on the clock, insured the Ti-
S gers of a second place finish in
Class 3-A District 2 with a 3-1
district record. Jefferson County
locked up first place in the dis-
trict with a win over the Sharks
The Tigers took the early lead
receiving the opening kickoff and
grinding out 52 yards for a first
St. Joe wasted little time an-
S swering the challenge taking the
ensuing kickoff and driving 77
yards in six plays to tie the game
at seven all with 2:09 remaining
in the first quarter. Running back
Brian Jenkins carried the ball for
72 yards on five of the six plays of
the drive, capped off by a 49 yard
Both teams played inspired
defense holding the other's of-
fense at bay until late in the third
quarter. Blountstown's defensive
back Shannon Hand picked off a
Ryan Yeager pass, intended for
tight end Doyle Crosby, and re-
turned it 24 yards to give the Ti-
gers a 13-7 lead with 19 seconds
remaining th the quarter. Blount-
stown failed to convert the extra
Once again the Sharks Imme-
diately responded tying the score
at 13-13 with 11:00 remaining in
the fourth quarter. Des Baxter
tossed a 40 yard scoring pass to
Cameron Likely on the halfback
flea flicker play from Yeager to
Baxter to ,Likely. Blountstown
blocked the extra try stopping the
Sharks from taking a one point
lead in the game.
Offensively for the Sharks,
Brian Jenkins led all rushers
with 97 yards on.13 carries and
Cameron Likely caught two
passes for 48 yards and one
touchdown, Jenkins caught two
for 29 yards, Chad Quinn one for
14 yards, and Jamaail Fenn had
Sone reception for seven yards.
Ryan Yeager threw 13 times
with five completions and three
interceptions and Des Baxter was
one for one with a 40 yard touch-
down pass to Likely.
Chad Quinn led all tacklers
Friday night with 14 and is cred-
ited with causing one fumble.
Other tacklers were Brian Jen-
kins, Doyle Crosby and Justin
Summers, each with 12. Man-
dricka Miller added to the Sharks'
defensive attack with two pass
Close Season Friday
The Sharks will play their fi-
nal game of the season Friday
night at 8:00 hosting district rival
Florida High. A Shark win would
even their district record at 2-2.
Score by Quaiters:
PortSt. Joe 7 0 0 6-13
Blountstown 7 0 6 3-16'
St. Joe B'town
Gators Win Friday's
Game By Forfeit;
The Wewahitchka Gators vs.
Apalachicola Sharks district game
this Friday night has been can-
celled. The Sharks forfeited the
game because of.insufficlent play-
ers as a result of recent injuries.
The forfeit will end the Gators'
season at 8-2. Their only two loss-
es have come:at the hands of the
Port St. Joe Sharks, the first game
of the season for both, and Liberty
Barring any major upsets this
week, Wewahitchka will be In a
three-way tie for the district title
with Liberty County and
Greensboro. The other two dis-
trict leaders must win their games
Friday night to force the tie, but
Duks and Coots
Fair Game Soon
The Florida Game and Fresh-
,water Fish Commission has an-,
nounced the 1995-96 duck anid
coot hunting seasons. The First
Phase for taking of duck and coot
will be November 22-26. The Sec-
ond Phase will be December 7-
January 20. Hunters are remind-
ed that non-toxic shot (steel or
bismuth-tin) is required for wa-
terfowl hunting throughout the
For ducks, the bag and pos-
session limits are five daily, to in-
clude no more than one female
mallard, one black duck, one can-
vasback, one mottled duck, one
fulvous whistling duck, one pin-
tail, two redheads and two wood
ducks. The possession limit is
double the daily bag. There is no
open season on brant, geese or
The bag and possession limit
for mergansers is five daily in-
cluding not more than one hood-
ed merganser. The possession
limit is ten, with only two hooded.
The daily limit for coots is 15,
and possession limit 30.
both face teams that have won
very few games thus far this sea-
A three-way tie would result
in a conference Saturday morning
at 8:00 CST with the three
schools' principals and a Florida
High School Athletics Association
director to determine the site and
what manner of play-off to be
used. The game, either a Kansas
tie breaker (four downs from the
10-yard line) or a full quarter, will
be at 7:30 local time, depending
upon the site of the game.
The top two team will be in
the playoffs and if Wewahitchka
makes the playoffs it will be the
first time, since 1988 the Gators
have advanced past the district
Last Chance for
Friday night's grid match in
Port St. Joe will be be highlighted
by the finale of the Port St. Joe
High School girls' athletic pro-
gram multi-prize give away. The
fundraising event, in its second
successful year, has seen dozens
of prizes awarded at each home
football game during the season.
This week will be no excep-
tion as m&ny prizes, large and
small, donated by Raffleld's Fish-
eries, First Union Bank, Citizens
Federal Savings Bank, Badcock's
Furniture, Piggly Wiggly (formerly
Saveway), and Motley's Big Star
will be given away., ::
Tickets are available from the
athletes all week and at the game
The athletes and coaches
would like to say "thank you" to
all the businesses that donated
prizes for this fundraiser.
Swt ews Oni Dental Health
If you have heard
dom teeth will always
be extracted eventua
believe it. That's like t
pirin to prevent a futi
If wisdom teeth I
erupted and there are
lems, they should be .
The question of extract
arises when they are
that is, in a position w
cannot erupt properly.
of partial impactior
means the tooth is sti
way through the gums
go 'no further, most
would agree that extra
necessary'to avoid the
situation rin which infe
FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.
that wis- decay in an adjoining tooth
, have to could occur.
Ily-don't Common wisdom holds that
makingg as- since a partially erupted tooth
ure head- will eventually become infected,
it's better for the patient to
have fully choose the time for extraction
no prob- rather than having the tooth do
eft alone.- the choosing. Once a wisdom
action only tooth on one side of the face is
impacted, extracted, the opposing tooth is
'here they best removed to prevent super-
In a case eruption, which could cause per-
n, which idontal and bite problems.
king part o oooooooooooooooooooooooo
Sand can Prepared as a public ser-
dentists vice to promote better dental
action is health. From the office of
- unstable FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., 319
action and Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.
Doyle Crosby (34) and Justin Summers (58) prepare to tackle
Blountstown's running back during Friday night's District game
against the .Tigers..., -
Muzzleloadmg Season To
Open November 17-19
Muzzleloading gun hunters
will have an exclusive opportunity
to use their primitive weapons in,
the Northwest Zone November.
Muzzleloading gun seasons'
may vary on public wildlife man-:
agement areas. Hunters should
consult wildlife management area
regulations summaries for specif-
A muzzleloading gun is de-
fined as a firearm that uses black
powder or black powder subsl-
tute and is fired by wheel lock,.
'flintlock or percussion cap igni-
tion, and which is not adaptable
to the use of any self-contained
During the black powder sea-
son, hunters may take: deer (with
one or more antlers .at least five.
inches in length visible above the
hairline), turkeys of either sex,
wild hogs (with a minimum
shoulder height of 15 inches or,
more, in areas where hogs are le-
gal game), squirrels, quail, rab-
bits, raccoons, opossums, coyotes,
nutria, skunks and beavers.
Bag and possession limits are
antlered deer-daily limit two
deer, possession limit four; tur-
keys and wild hogs-daily limit
one, possession limit two; gray
squirrels, quail and rabbits-p
daily limit 12, possession limit
24; and fox squirrels-daily limit
two, possession limit four. There
are no bag limits for raccoons,
opossums, coyotes, nutria, skunks
and beavers. Fox squirrels may
not be taken on wildlife.manage-
For hunting deer, muzzle-
loading guns firing a single bullet
must be at least .40 caliber.
Those guns firing two or more
balls must be 20'gauge or larger.
The use of unleashed dogs, ex-
cept bird dogs, while muzzleload-
ing gun hunting is prohibited as
is possession of guns other than
legal muzzleloading guns.
During muzzleloader season,
hunters must carry $5 muzzle-
loading gun stamps in addition to
South Gulf V.F.D.
The South Gulf County Vol-
unteer Fire Department is in
great need of fire fighters. They.
have the trucks, equipment and
the building, but without the vol-
unteers, the fire department will
soon become non-existent. This
will lead not only to higher insu-
rance rates, but less protection.
If you have any interest in the
San Bias, Indian Pass, Simmons
Bayou and Jones Homestead,
please attend the monthly general
meeting on Thursday, November
16 at 7:00 p.m. at the fire station,
1/4 mile from C-30 on Cape San
Bias Road to discuss this urgent
problem. The area's County Com-
missioner, Warren Yeager will be
in attendance--will you?
There will also be nomination
and election of officers-it is not
necessary to be a fireflghter to
serve as an officer or to attend
meetings. They need your help-
all of you, to keep this organiza-
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EMS Prepares Examples On Storm Damage
Category Five Storm Would Be Devastating To Gulf County Beaches
Emergency Management Di-
rector Larry Wells showed charts
prepared by the state and nation-
al warning services which showed
that if a Category Five storm was
to strike, the consequences could
be devastating for Port St. Joe
and Gulf County.
Wells showed his diagrams,
along with local pictures to illus-
trate tidal surges, to the Rotary
Club last Thursday.
Using a six foot man, holding
up a surveyor's measuring stick
in various locations along the
coast, Wells graphically showed
what could be the amount of wa-
ter surge to hit the town.
Using several different "Cate-
gories" of supposed storms, Wells
gave the intersection of County C-
30 and the St. Joseph's Park
road, Indian Pass Trading Post,
Indian Pass Campground, Port
St. Joe City Hall, St. Joe Motel,
the Methodist Church and several
other locations, to illustrate his
In every instance, using the
example of a Category 3 storm to
a Category 6, the water was
shown to be expected to stand
from two to 10 feet above ground
level in every location.
Wells said the direction from
which the storm approaches the
'county plays a large part in deter-
mining how much storm surge we
can expect. Storms which ap-
proach landfall from the south-
east, but are still headed for larid-
fall west of this area, are likely to
bring a storm surge of water, but
not to the extent of a storm ap-
proaching from the southwest
and aimed at a point west of us.
Those storms are the most dan-
gerous for property in Gulf
Hurricane Opal approached
from this direction, aimed at a
spot 100 miles to the west of us;
was listed as a Category 3 storm:
and still brought water surges
into the county just recently offi-
cially measured at seven to nine
'This is still water," Wells
said. "Any wave action is on top
He said Mexico Beach experi-
enced seven to 10 feet storm
surge and 17 feet with wave ac-
tion, which accounted for the de-
struction in that community.
Wells said the prospective
surge measurements were 'worst
case scenarios' but are scary
enough to cause residents to take
Propagation Of House Plants A Good Way To
Expand Your Collection; Four Methods Given
Propagation is a good way to
expand your collection of house
plants. There are four methods of
propagating plants-seeds, cut-
tings, division and layering.
In this article I will' explain
how you can generate new house
plants through division and layer-
ing. My information on these top-,
ics was provided by Extension
Hbrticulturalist Dr. Robert J.
Black with I.F.AS. of the Univer-
sity of Florida.
Creating new plants through
division is one of the easiest
methods of house plant propaga-
tion. You simply pull apart and
divided one large plant into two or
more separate plants. This meth-
od Is commonly used with sanse-
vierias, African violets, and other
plants that produce several
shoots 'off the central growing
State Rules Restrict Harvesting In
Florida For Commercial Purposes
The Department of Environ-
mental Protection and the Florida
Gulf TDC Board
The Gulf County Transporta-
tion Disadvantaged Coordinating
Board announces a meeting to
which all persons are invited. The
agenda will include the Commu-
ni.y Transportation Coordinator's
Trip Grant extension, operator
evaluations and Safety Plan let-
The meeting will be held at
Sthe Gulf County Public Library in
Port St. Joe on Thursday, Novem-
ber 16, beginning at 3:00 p.m.,
For more information, con-
tact Vanita Anderson at,the Apa-
lachee Regional Planning Council
^ ** *-
Marine Patrol remind fishermen
that harvesting mullet in Florida
or adjacent federal waters outside
the three nautical mile line,is pro-
Florida rules state. that no
person shall harvest mullet for
commercial purposes in the At-
lantic Ocean .or GuloftaMexio-off-
shore of the "three nautical mile
line" except In the Collier-Monroe
Gulf Region where the commer-
cial harvest of mullet is prohibit-
ed offshore of the Everglades Na-
tional Park 'line. There are no
exceptions to this rule.
Because a federal fisheries
management plan does not.exist
for the mullet species, state rules
governing the commercial harvest.
of mullet apply. Mullet can, how-
ever, be harvested in state waters
using a cast net or a non-
entangling net 500 square feet or
point. Division can be done by
hand, or by using a knife. But, be
sure to handle the plants careful-
ly, to leave as many intact roots
as possible. After dividing a plant
place each new section in.its own
growing medium, and give It the
same care as its parent plant. .
Layering Is a much more
complicated method of propaga-,
tion, which encourages plant.
stems to root while they're still at-
tached to the parent plant. Air,
tip mound, and trench are all
layering techniques, which pro-
vide new plants with nutrients
and water from the parent plant,
until their roots begin to develop /
- air and tip layering are the meth-.
ods most often used by home gar-
For air layering, select a :;
young, health\. vigorously grow-
ing branch, whose leaves are ex-
posed to light. Branches from
pencil size to about three-fourths
of an inch in diameter are best for
this purpose. Next, you'll need a
sharp knife, a couple 6f handfuls
Sof sphagnum moss, a six-by-eight
inch sheet of polyethylene film,
and two rubber bands. You
should have all these items on
hand before you begin, because
after you've cut the branch-in
the manner we'll describe next-
the stem will dry out very quickly.
Your first step is to ,remove
leaves and twigs about four inch-.
es above and below where you'll
Make the cut. Make a slanting
Upward cut about one-fourth to
Sone-half of the way through the
I bottom of the branch. On large,
thick branches, smaller cuts can
Sbe made on either side. Now, in-
i sert a match .stick, or toothpick,
in' the cut, to prevent new bark
from forming and healing the
Next, encase the cut area
with a wrapping of damp sphag-
num moss, about the size of a
baseball. Then, cover the moss
with polyethylene film, and close
the ends with rubber bands
above and below the cut, to seal
It may take anywhere from
twolweeks to several months for
roots to form. You can watch
their progress through the clear
plastic film. When at least six
roots have formed, cut off the
'layered portion from the parent
plant, just below the root ball,
and pot it.
Tip layering works well for
:drooping and vining plants.
Choose a low branch, which you
can easily bend to the ground.
Scrape the bark from a small
area about six to twelve inches
back from the tip, bring the
branch down to the ground, and
cover the scraped area with soil,
anchoring it securely In the earth.
SKeep the leafy tip exposed. When
roots- develop- from the scraped
Sarea, cutl the layered tip from its
parent and plant it.
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FAMU Team Joins Local W.I.G. To Improve Recreation Site
Perform Study and Survey of Old Washington High Gymnasium For Possibillities Of Improvement
For three days, a team of en-
gineering professors and students
from Florida A & M University
seized the opportunity to put into
practice the skills they have
learned in the classroom in a
"real life" exercise.
Under the direction of Profes-
sor Rabbani Muhammad and As-
sistant Professor Timi Fadiora,
six FAMU students traveled to
Port St. Joe to conduct an initial
study and survey of an old high
school gymnasium, in prepara-
tion for that building to become a
much-needed community center
in North Port St Joe. The Wash-
ington Improvement Group, a
grassroots community develop-
ment organization based in North
Port St Joe, sought-assistance
from Professor Muhammad and
the Division of Engineering Tech-
nology at FAMU. The WIG needed
to know the- actual condition of
the building, as well as the pros-
pects for its conversion to a com-
munity center to serve the eco-'
nomically disadvantaged commu-
With financial support pro-
vided by the Jessie Ball duPont
Fund of Jacksonville, Professor
Muhammad assembled a team
and moved to Port St. Joe for
three arduous, but productive
days. From Friday, October 20th
until Sunday, October 22nd, the
students and professors put into
practice the drafting, surveying,
computer-assisted design, and
construction skills they had stud-
ied in the classroom. The results
will be a 3-dimensional model of
the existing site, plus schematic
plans of actual and proposed con-
Accompanying Professor Mu-
hammad, the Interim Director of
the Engineering Technology Divi-
sion and President of RM Archi-
tects, .were' two graduate stu-
dents. Seeking Master's degrees
in Architecture were Eddie Flow-
ers of Detroit, Michigan, and
Donald Williams of/Brooklyn, New
York. Also, four students com-
pleting work on their Bachelor's
degrees were involved. Trenise
Fuller, a junior from Miami; Mary
Oxidene, a senior form Mitchel-
ville, Maryland; Douglas Abdul
Hagg, a junior from Tallahassee;
and Jackie Varagara, a senior
from Panama City, Panama all
contributed to the success of the
Program To Honor Bay Judge Artists & Crafters
E h S e St For Sy Invited to Calhoun
Elijah Smiley Set For Saturday Christmas Festival
The Marine Fisheries Com-
mission has scheduled a work-
shop to receive public input on
shrimp minimum count [size] reg-
ulations and allowable shrimp
harvesting areas in Apalachlcola
The public in encouraged to
participate in the workshop,
which will take place on Tuesday,
November 28, from 2:00 to 4:00
p.m. at the Franklin County
Courthouse, Commission Cham-
bers, 33 Market Street, in Apa-,
BLUE CRAB WORKSHOP
The Commission has also
scheduled a workshop for dis-
cussing the blue crab fishery.
Persons with knowledge and in-
terest in this fishery are encour-
aged to participate in the work-
The meeting will be held
Wednesday, November 29, at the
Wakulla County Courthouse, in
the Commission Chambers, in
Crawfordville. The workshop is
scheduled to take place from 6:00
to 8:00 p.m.
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SA program honoring the Hon-
orable Elijah Smiley will be held
Saturday, November 11th at the
Washington High Gym beginning
at 4:00 p.m. Everyone is invited
Smiley was recently appoint-
ed Bay County Judge to fill the
vacant seat of Judge Thomas Elli-
nor, who had retired. He is the
son of Pecola Smiley of Port St
Joe and the late Joe Smiley.
Judge Smiley received his law
degree from Florida State Univer-
sity Just a decade ago. His plans
were to settle down in a good
stable law practice that hopefully
would help someone who needed
his service. However, on August :1
30 when Governor Lawton Chiles
called with the appointment, it
was an offer Smiley could not re-
Chiles said in a news release,
"Smiley is a brilliant attorney who
has consistently demonstrated; a
strong dedication to the law and
an unselfish commitment toi this
community. His experience, cou-
pled with his motivation make
him an excellent selection for this
position and an asset to the Bay
,County community. I'm glad I
had the opportunity to make this
Smiley said he felt honored to
be selected from a field of eleven
nominees. The term of this ap-
pointment expires January 2,'
1997. The Port St Joe native re-
ceived his undergraduate degree
in 1982 from Florida State Uni-
versity. In 1987, he received a
Master's degree in Business Ad-
ministration from the University
of West Florida in Pensacola. He
was a staff attorney for Legal Ser-,.
-vices of Northwest Florida in Pen-
sacola from 1985 to 1987' .'
Turkey Shoots Started
Saturday by H.V. VFD
The Highland View Volunteer
Fire Department kicked off their
annual season of turkey shoots
last Saturday, November 4.
The turkey shoots will be
held from 1 until 5 p.m. every Fri-
day and Saturday through No-'
vember 19 at a price per shot of
The Highland View volunteers
need everyone's support and ask
that you watch for the fire truck
to be parked at the intersection of
Butler's Road arid Highway 98.
Stop on your way to or from the
beaches and prove your shooting
Fla. Farm Facts
Florida is the nation's ninth
leading agricultural state, with
annual farm cash receipts total-
ing nearly $6 billion. It also pro-
,vides farm employment for more
than 80,000 people a month and
generates more than $18 billion
in related economic activity.
Judge Elijah Smiley
MB City Employees
The Ladies Auxiliary of the
Mexico Beach Volunteer Fire De-
partment is honoring the city em-
ployees with a covered dish din-
ner in appreciation for their
tireless efforts during the clean-
up of Hurricane Opal:
Residents of Mexico Beach
are urged.to bring a covered dish
on Thursday, November 16, to
the Mexico Beach Fire Hall to join
in this expression of appreciation.
Dinner will commence at 5:30.
p.m. (CT). Call Jean Heathcock at
648-5621 for further information.
Visiting in St. Joe
U.S. Congressman Pete Peter-
son, D-Marianna, has announced
that Ken Davis, a representative
from his Panama City district of-
fice will visit Port St. Joe to meet
with constituents from 3:30 to
4:30 p.m. E.S.T., Monday, No-
vember 13 in the Law Library at
the Gulf County Courthouse.
This column is provided as 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-
My 3 1/2 year old son still
wets the bed at night and is occa-
sionally wet during the day.
What should I do about this? Will
he just grow out of this behavior?
He seems to be just fine, other-
Dear Concerned Parent,
* What you are describing is
termed urinary incontinence. The
cut off age for urinary inconti-
nence to be a childhood disorder
is generally considered to be 5
years. The technical name for the
problem is enuresis. Since your
child is 3 1/2 years old, he would
probably not receive a formal
diagnosis of enuresis from a
health care provider. A way to
address the concern would be to
have your son seen by a pediatri-
clan, to assess possible physical
reasons for the urinary inconti-
nence. The pediatrician may con-
sult with you about behavioral
interventions (dry bed training,
urine alarm) or referral to a men-
tal health professional for some
short term assistance. The best
first step would be the visit to a
pediatrician. It has beenestimat-
ed that nearly 20% of all 5 year
old children have a problem with
bed wetting, so this is a relatively
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The Christmas season is just
around the corer and Calhoun,
County is gearing up for the
Third Annual Christmas Festival
set to kick off the first Saturday
of December in Blountstown. The
.festival committee would like to
extend an open Invitation to their
neighbors in the panhandle to
join them for this exciting event.
Artists, crafters, food, and
business vendors from all over
the Southeast will converge in
downtown Blountstown on Satur-
day, December 2 for the festival's
downtown celebration. The event
will begin at 9 a.m., central time,
and last all day. A variety of live
entertainment, will be enjoyed
throughout the day and children
will have the opportunity to visit
with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the
gazebo. The traditional daytime
parade in Altha will be held at 1
p.m. followed by the evening pa-
rade through Blountstown at 6
Booth spaces at the festival
are available for artists, crafters.
food and business vendors. The-
price is $15 per space plus a $5
charge If you require electricity at
your booth. For more informa-
tion, contact the Calhoun. County
Chamber of Commerce at (904)
S-,674-4519 or write: Christmas
Festival, c/o 340-B East Central
Avenue, Blountstown, FL 32424.
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Flood Damaged Appliances Should Be Replaced,
GAMA Experts Warn; Flooded Controls Dangerous
All flood-damaged plumbing,
heating, cooling and electrical
appliances and related.systems
should be replaced, rather than
repaired, warns the Gas
Appliance Manufacturers Asso-
ciation (GAMA). The organization
representing all major producers
of natural and LP gas equipment
also strongly recommends that all
world on flooded equipment be
performed by a qualified, licensed
contractor, not by homeowners.
The GAMA warning stems
from past reports of accidents
resulting from improper do-it-
yourself repairs of flood-damaged
appliances. One homeowner, for
example, suffered severe burns in
a flash fire that occurred when he
tried to re-light the pilot on his
flooded gas water heater. The
association stresses that not only
gas equipment is at risk, but also
units using oil or electricity as the
"Controls damaged by flood
water are extremely dangerous,"
notes GAMA President C. Reuben
Autery. "Attempts to use equip-
ment with defective gas or oil con-
trol devices can result in fires,
flashbacks or explosions. And in
the case of electric appliances, the
result can be injury or even death
from a powerful electric shock."
The GAMA official noted that
devices. at risk include water
heaters, furnaces, boilers, room
heaters and air conditioners.
The Association stresses that
the repair of flooded appliances
and related systems (including
damaged venting and electrical
connections) is not a job for the
do-it-yourselfer, no matter how
skilled. Ths is particularly true
of control valves, according to
GAMA officials. These compo-
nents are manufactured to
extremely close tolerances. Once
submerged in flood water, they
must be replaced. Field repairs
should never be attempted by the
Even when controls appear to
10,000 On Deadbeat Parent List
The Florida Department. of
Revenue has compiled a public
record list of nearly 10,000 peo-
ple who have refused to pay their
court-ordered child support.
As of September. 1995, those
who are named have not paid
anything for the past five months.
The list does not include the
names of people who have a
Known medical problem render-
ing .them unemployable or who
are receiving public assistance. It
also does not include cases cur-
rently being litigated ,by the De-
partmente or cases in- which a
Directory and Phone
SThe Dire tory .df Classes for
spring semester is now available
'in the Office of the Registrar.
(Room 108. Barron Building) and
the Commons Area of the FSU
Panama City Campus. .'
Spring touchtone telephone
registration' for continuing' and
readmitted students will take
place through December 8. A tele-
phone "wll.be on reserve for stu-
'dent use' In the Office of the Reg-
istrar at the FSU Panama City
Campus from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., Monday. through Friday.
page three of the spring Directory
of Classes contains registration
For more information. pleas'
call (904) 872-4750, extension
t, i *,
judge has suspended enforce-
The Department has estab-
lished a temporary toll-free tele-
phone line for people who have
information on the location or
employment of those listed. The
number Is 1-800-781-9121.
The list is organized by
county. Within each county the
names are further subdivided ac-
cording to the dollar range of
child support owed. Each name
also is listed with the court case
number to assure that it applies
only to the individual who is iden-
tified in the child support case
and to: help those verify an identi-
ty or research more information
on a case at their local court-
be operative, the unit should not
be used after flood waters recede.
"It may work, for a while," Autery
explains, "but it will deteriorate
It might take a week, a
month, or even a year, but once
any control has been under water,
it presents a serious hazard .
fire or 'explosion in the case of gas
controls, fire or shock.in the case
of electric equipment."
Because so many things can
go wrong as a result of flood
water, it's usually cheaper, and
always safer to replace, rather
than repair, Autery stresses. 'You
can have a control valve replaced,.
but there may be damage to other
parts of the unit, like venting, pip-
ing, burners and insulation.
There are just so many things
that can go wrong, the wise choice
is always to start Over with new
equipment." the GAMA official
In some instances, govern-
ment aid may be available to help
consumers finance the replace-
ment of flood-damaged heating
equipment. For information,
homeowners should contact any
of the offices of the Federal
Emergency Management Admini-
stration. (FEMA),,set up to help
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1 n Lion 's Tale
S, News Column
SFaith Christian School
This is a busy time for par- for meat and fresh produce are
ents of Faith Christian. It is the most welcome.
week of the Harvest Festival. We have a new art teacher
Everyone is baking, sewing, build- this year.
ing, cooking, and collecting. We
hope to have a great day with Say Hey to Mrs. Thurston
good food, much fun and many by Donnie Banta
bargains. Please join us this Mrs. Thurston is the new art
Saturday, November 11' from nine teacher. She said' it has been a
until three. long time since she has taught
'Not only are the students sell- students. This is her first time
ing chicken dinner tickets, but teaching an art class; She has a
are also out delivering Christmas Bachelors Degree in art from the
cards and selling coupon books. University of New Hampshire. She
We did not plan to have these used her art ability in drafting
fund-raisers fall at the same time, scale drawings for civil engineer-
and we apologize to our parents, ing. She has also done color ren-
students and those who support derings of new buildings, archi-
us. tectural drawings, and computer
The Beta Club is sponsoring a graphics. She is the mother of two
drive to collect food for Thanks- sons-Karl and Todd. Todd is the
giving baskets' given out here in younger of the two and is a stu-'
Port St. Joe by the HRS. Last year dent at Faith Christian. Mrs,
we also shared with the Panama Thurston is a very talented lady,
City Rescue Mission. Each class andwe are very blessed tohave
will try to fill a box with canned her as a teacher at Faith Chris-
goods and staples. Gifts of money tian School.
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Small Business Getting Capitol
Political Clout In NEWS ROUNDmUP
Florida and the Nation
State Sen. Charles Williams Becoming
Conservative Favorite for U. S. Congress
It was a tip-off of the growing political punch of small businesses in
Florida and the nation.
Maverick Democratic state Sen. Charles Williams picked a meeting of
a Tallahassee chapter of the National Federation of Independent
Businesses to announce he will make up his mind two weeks from now
whether to run for Congress... as a Republican or an Independent.
The handful of NFIB members cheered him on to both run for the 2nd
Congressional District seat being vacated by a discouraged Congressman
Pete Peterson, D-Marianna, and to switch parties if he'd like.
The significance of the reception Williams got is that it was at a
Tallahassee NFIB chapter meeting in September that Peterson-a former
Vietnam War prisoner well liked by voters in his district-was criticized
severely by members for what they termed was the liberal direction of the
A few weeks later Peterson announced he would not seek re-election
next year, citing his disappointment in the system.
The small business operators in Florida and the nation are emerging
as a powerful force in grass roots politics. Why? Because more than half
the work force is in small businesses, according to Republican polls.
Eight out ten of.the firms have six employees or less and more than two
of those employees are family members. Other workers and their families
are generally conservative like the boss too and, instinctively, against big
government and regulations.
The general public also looks favorably on small business owners
because they are the same people who take the lead in local, charitable
and public-spirited drives.
It was the muscle of the independent federations that helped shoot
down the Clinton administration's health plan in 1993. They were mobi-
lized to work after hours (many for the first time) when Clinton proposed
to mandate every small business buying health insurance for all their
Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles got his share of opposition from indepen-
dent small businesses in his health insurance plans in 1993 also, and
small businesses around the state have become more effective in~shutting
down impact fees dearly loved by environmentalists and politicians look--
ing for some easy tax monies.
Williams, a former insurance-real estate executive and farmer, was
home-folks at the small businesses meeting that was not even covered by
the major daily newspaper in town, the Tallahassee Democrat.
He said he was 99 percent there on.deciding to run for Congress and
changing his party affillaton.
"Let's face it. The Democratic party is the liberal party. It is not my
intent to run as a Democrat and I believe the: people have a right t4 know
what you are and what you represent before the election." Williams said.
He indicated he would probably run as a Republican rather ithn as
an Independent because he would be comfortable with the Republican
philosophy and more effective as a member of the majority Republican
"I did not desert the Democratic Party. It deserted me," Williams said.
He expects a special session of the Florida legislature after Congress
decides on what federal block grants to send back to the states. He also
expects an easy override of Chiles' vetoes of the repeal of the changes in
the tobacco liability law that makes it easy for the state to sue companies
for smoking-related illnesses.
The fatal flaw in Chiles' health care plan, he said, is that only busi-
nesses which do not carry, health insurance on their employees can qual-
ify for subsidized insurance.
SHe doesn't believe affirmative action legislation will be taken up in
next year's session but will be called before year's end to take care of
redistricting proposals brought on by the U. S. Supreme Court ruling that
lbundagrps. annp 4,ie drawnsolely to elect racial minorities.
by JACK HARPER
Here's the Capitol News Report
Florida voters--like most Americans-are fed up with government's
failure to balance the budget and solve health care, education, crime and
family issues they rank as important, say polls conducted by a consor-
tium of six daily newspapers, 11 television stations and public radio.
The polls also show Bill Clinton could carry Florida for the first time
If Sen. Bob Dole or Sen. Phil Gramm Is his opponent. but would lose to
retired Gen. Colln Powell who is not favored to win the state's presiden-
tial Republican primary.
The voters blame elected politicians, special interests and the news
media for the lack of progress on issues they care about, say the polls.
The lack of confidence in elected officials wasn't helped by the top
political news in Florida last week that Gov. Lawton Chiles' campaign
committee made the mystery calls to thousands of senior citizens on the
eve of last year's election that his opponent Jeb Bush opposed Medicare
and wanted to abolish Social Seclrity.
The admission came on the day a Florida Senate committee issued
subpoenas for Chiles' campaign records and after a year of denials from
his camp and Democratic Party officials that they knew anything about
the some 684,000 anonymous phone calls.
Campaign attorneys for Chiles and Lt. Gov. Buddy MacKay insisted
last week that the calls were made without their knowledge.
Chiles' campaign received $5 million in Florida tax money under a
public campaign-financing law'he sponsored and steered through the
STATE MAY SEND BLOCK GRANTS TO COUNTIES
Florida counties may get block grants of money from the state to
allow them to decide their priorities in public spending, says Lt. Gov.
Buddy MacKay who announced last week he would be a candidate for
governor when Lawton Chiles' term expires in 1998.
MacKay, who is coordinating efforts to prepare for federal budget
cuts, said Florida must have a block-grant strategy of its own.
Although Congress has not yet passed a final budget, it appears the
federal government will be sending the states less money, but will do it
with federal block grants designed to allow states to decide how to spend
MacKay said his plan was not passing the buck to the counties to do
more with less money but merely gives them the flexibility they say they
want to set their own priorities.
MacKay said the state must keep primary .responsibility.in some -
areas such as criminal Justice, but counties could take over many of the
GRAMM VOWS NO TAX CUT DEAL WITH CLINTON
He didn't say "read my lips," but Republican presidential candidate
Sen. Phil Gramm assured delegates to Florida's straw ballot primary next'
week he would prevent front runner Sen. Bob Doyle from "cutting a deal"
with President Clinton to backtrack from a proposed $245 billion tax cut.
Gramm was on his fourth visit to Tallahassee.
President George Bush's "read my lips" campaign statement against
raising taxes is widely believed to have led to his defeat in a try for a sec-
ond term. after he had compromised with Democrats to raise taxes.
REP. LAWSON'S SON FACES COCAINE CHARGES
Al Lawson III, son of State Rep. Al Lawson Jr., D-Tallahassee, has
been charged with trafficking in drugs after Orange County authorities
found more than a pound of powdered cocaine in a rental car he was dri-
ving on the Florida turnpike Oct. 5. Lawson told police the cocaine didn't
belong to him.
MIAMI U COULD DROP.OTHER SHOE
State Sen. George Kirkpatrick, D-Gainesville, will remain executive
director of a lobbying group for private colleges in Florida despite a state-
ment by University of Miami president Edward Foote that he considers it
a serious conflict of interest.- '" '
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The executive committee of the Independent Colleges and Universities
of Florida and Senate President Jim Scott, D-Fort Lauderdale, have both
decided not to challenge Kirkpatrick after Foote blasted his appointment
to the $100,000 a year post and said he'd consult his board of trustees to
see if they wanted to withdraw UM from the association.
Miami is by far the largest and wealthiest school in the group.
Kirkpatrick, who is chairman of the Senate Higher Education
Committee, got an informal opinion from the Ethics Commission that he
would,not .violate state ethics law as long as. he did not represent ICUF
before any state agency.
RAPID RAILS .. MAYBE?
Four companies with dreams of 300 mph trains serving Florida's
major cities will bid for state rights to build a high-speed subsidized rail
line before the Department of Transportation.
The department will pick one bidder and ask Gov. Lawton Chiles and
the Florida Cabinet to award an exclusive franchise next year.
The plans displayed by bidders included a magnetic guideway that
cars would float above at speeds up to 300 mph to 35 stations near major
highways. Other plans included conventional high-speed trains traveling
from 125 to 200 mph.
Tickets might cost $20 to $40 for fast trips between Orlando, Tampa,
West Palm Beach and Miami.
The state transportation department would subsidize the system by
up to $70 million per year.
But don't hold your breath. A similar proposal flopped in the 1980's
because the company selected could not raise the several billions of dol-
lars needed for it from private investors.
For Senior Citizens.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, F, THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 1995 PAGE 5B
and Happenings from County Schools
By Linda Whitfield
Kelly Weeks-Student of the Week
Kelly Weeks was chosen by
Kim Ludlam as this week's "Stu-
dent of the Week". Kelly is the five
year old daughter of Phillip and
Cindy Weeks. She is in the-Con-
tinuous Progress Multi-Age Class-
roonm of Kim Ludlam. Kelly likes
toplay games outside and her fa-
vorite friend is Jessica Gortman.
She likes cartoons on TV, the
song, "The Freeze", and heir.favor-
Ite color is pink. Kelly would like
to go to Disney World. Miss Kim
says this about her. "Kelly Is a
hard worker and a wonderful
helper. A Sweetheartl"
Veterans Day ProgrIn '
Once again the third graders
are presenting their Veteran's
Day Program. It will be at 10:00
aim. on Friday, November 10 at
the football field. Highlights of the
program will be the Red, White
and Blue Chorus, Commander
McLeod speakingl, the_ Gator
Sound Band, dancers and flag
corps, and other surprises. We
encourage you to come out and
support the men and women ho
have served our country and in
memory of those who have died.
WES and" Mr. Kelley would
like to extend its :sympathies to
the families of Will Strange, a
third grade student, who lost his
grandmother, Eliita Cannon, and
former media aide, Myrle Jones,
who lost her mother, Mrs. Sum-
ner, of Bristol. We do.extend our
heartfelt sympathy to you
Poster Winners Announced
The PTO would like to an-
nounce the poster contest win-
ners from last week: Kindergart-
en. Holly Knowles: First, 'Blake
Lewis; Second. William Whason;
Third. Jade Gaskin; "Fourth,
Hunter Nunery; .Fifth. Sheena
Barnes; Sixth, Brooke Grice; 5/6
TEAM, Gregory Barnett; and
Congratulations to these stu-
dents and to all' students who
made a poster announcing our
Prince And The Pauper
The students- in, fourth, fifth,
and the TEAM classes enjoyed a
stellar performance of the classic
tale of switched identity, ;'The
.Prince And : The Pauper", last.
week at the Marina Civic Center.
Teachers said it was one of the
best stage plays they had seen.
The students were very well-
behaved and afterwards, enjoyed
lunch at The Oaks.
for Gulf Schools
Due to the Thanksgiving holi-
days, school 'will be dismissed
early on Wednesday, November
22. The following is a bus sched-
ule for early dismissal:
Port St. Joe
Highland View Elem........... 11:30
North PSJ Elementary.........11:30
PSJ Elementary .................11:40
,PSJ Middle School.............. 11:50
PSJ High School.................. 12:00
Main Street Site (WES)........11:45
Linton Site (WES)................ 11:50
Wewa High School...............12:00
Breakfast will be served at
the elemenitaiy 'schools, but
lunch will not be, served. on'
Wednesday, November 22.
From the Principal
by LarryA. Mathes
Monday night our girls volley-
ball team lost in the regional
semi-finals to Milton-Central to
end ani excellent season. Great
year, girls-there's always. an-
other year. Now we must put it
behind us and get ready for bas-
Important Notice To Seniors
WHS seniors will purchase
invitatons and caps and gowns
on November 1.5th. They will need
to bring a $40 deposit. (NOTE-
NO CHECKS.. CASH OR MON-
EY ORDERS ONLY) The remainder
Is due when the merchandise ar-
rives. Packets will be sent home
on November 9 so parents can
help with selections. The compa-
ny is Herff-Jones.
SThe cross-country District 2-
A meet Is Thursday afternoon at
the Taunton's Children Home
course. It's at 2:30, and the state
makes us charge a $4 entry fee.
But the Gators need your sup-
portl Students who do well at this
meet head to state, to be held at
North Florida University.
S Football Playoffs
:' -The Gators appear to be
headed for a three-way tie in the
district, but it won't happen un-
less we beat Apalachicola this Fri-
day night--st things Ist i!
If tied, Saturday morning the
principals will be in conference
with the FHSAA head Ron Davis
to determine where the "shoot-
out" will be held Monday night
The Gators have a chance-but
we'll have to be ready-in the
"shoot-out" it's usually four
downs and out (the tie-breaker
used for several years). Liberty
County and Greensboro are the
other two schools that could be
involved. The winner would play
again Friday night November 17
in the first round of Champion-
ship play. Be listening for the
Monday night location.
Time Rolls On '..
The definite dates for WHS
make-uip days will be announced
shortly. Three days must be made
up, and the committee has two
offers on the table. Hopefully,
they'll be painless.
We're into the third six weeks
now-please keep in touch with
your student and encourage him
or her to keep doing the best they
can. Report cards go out Novem-
ber 15 for the second six weeks.
,It is hard to keep grades up with
the many interruptions, hurri-
canes, sports, etc., but students
that excel always find a way to
get everything done.
Parents, talk with your stu-
dents. Ask them how they are do-
ing in school, what they like or
don't like. Talk with the teachers
about your student. In short,
take an interest in your student
and your school. We're all in this
Port St. Joe
By: Erica Ailes and Alicia Christie
Evette Gant, Adam White,
and Nicole Smith are this week's
seventh and eighth grade "Stu- .,
dents of the Week". We're proud
of all of you and keep up the good
Six weeks tests were held last
Thursday and Friday, which
means that report dards will be
sent home very soon. Students
,should be receiving them on No-
vember 15. Also, gold cards will
be issued on the 21st.
Every Wednesday after school,
free tutoring will be offered at
Port St. Joe Middle School for
math and English. Parents, if you
have any questions, please con-
tact Chris Earley or Juanise Wil-
liams at 227-3211.
Thanksgiving holidays' are
coming up soon. They will be held
on November 23 and 24.
SThanks and have a wonderful "
From The Principal's Desk
'By: Chris A. arley
Middle School has begun ef-
forts to start process of the for-
mation of a Parent Teacher Or-
ganization (P.T.O.) and a Middle,
School Athletic Booster Club.
The P.T.O. met on November
6 and nominated the following-
parents to serve. These are: Presi-
dent, James Craig; Vice Presi-
dent, Alex Hernandez; Secretary,
JoAnna White; Treasurer, Julie
Williams; and Board of Directors,
Ann Comforter, Debbie Earley,
Kathy Thomas Jo Hernandez and
The P.T.O.-of Port St Joe.
Middle School urges all parents
to become members. Important
decisions ill be m e e made in the near
future and your input is very im-
Please make arrangements to
attend the next P.T.O. meeting'
Monday, November 20 in the Mid-
dle School conference room at
The Middle School Booster
Club also met on November 6 for
its organizational meeting. Items
discussed at, this meeting were as
follows: name of organization,
'goals, membership; officers, fund
raisers, and chapter.
The organizational committee
of the Middle School Booster Club
invites all parents to become in-
volved. A time and date for the
next general meeting will be ad-
vertised when the 'meeting is
Many thanks to the parents
who have participated in the for-
mation of both the P.T.O. and the
Say "Cheese" ...
Well, the date for our individ-
ual school pictures has been
scheduled for November 14, so
please mark your calendars and
get clothes picked out for your
children. We hope to have the pic-
tures back by Christmas if all
goes according to plan.
Marking Time .....
It has happened-we made it'
through the second six weeks-
Opal and all. Even though the
hurricane displaced us into a new
physical location, our children
continue to amaze us that learn-
ing will take place wherever op-
portunity affords it. So, our hats
Standing left to right are:
and Brigette Godfrey.
PRIDE, SGA Join
The P.RI.D.E. program and
Student Council of Port St. Joe
High School are now selling cou-
Last Friday night the varsity
football team headed to Blount-
stown to play an exciting game.
Both teams clawed and scratched,
it remained close and suspense-
ful, a real nail-biter. With mo-
ments left, Blountstown kicked a
field goal to win the game, 16-13.
The Sharks dropped to 3-5
on the year and 1-2 in District
with the loss Friday, the Sharks
were knocked out of
a chance to advance
to the play-offs. '
They play their final
game of the year
this Friday. at home.
against Florida High. L ..
Game time is 8:00
p.m., EST. Come out
and support our
home town Sharks.
With football sea-
son coming to an
end. basketball Is on
its way. The varsity
Sharks are prepared
for another :exciting year. With
most of the starting lineup re-
turning, St. Joe can expect noth-
ing less. We are reminding every-
one,,to come out and support our
boys, and help, cheer them to an-
other state championship.
The Veteran's Day Program
will be held at the high school. It
will begin at 9:00 a.m. Speaking
will be Ms. Patricia White. All lo-
cal veterans are invited.
This Friday is also the dead-
line to register for-the December
9 ACT to be held at Port St. Joe
off to the staff and our students
and parents for pushing through
a troublesome experience with
pride and determination.
The report cards will go out
on November 15. Please talk with
your children daily and ask them
how things are going at school
and always give them all the en-
couragement that you can. Urge
them to try a little harder to im-
prove as each day passes, it is
amazing what a few positive
words can do for a child..
Visiting 'A Plae In History ..
Last weekend one of our own
took a trip back in time. Cathy
Colbert was invited recently to
participate with over 10,000 other
re-enactors to help recreate the
battle of Franklin and Nashville
which occurred in 1864. The visit
back in time took place in the
countryside of Tennessee at the
Rippa Villa Plantation (which by
the way; raised the first Tennes-
As a female player in this rec-
Wewa Students Nominated For National Award
Cameron-Totman and Jason
Fisher, seniors at Wewahitchka
High School, have been nominat-
ed for the second annual Wendy's
High School Heisman Award, an-
nounced Larry A. Mathes, princi-
pal. The national awards pro-
gram, created by Wendy's, the
National Association of Secondary
School Principals (NASSP) and
the Downtown Athletic Club in
New York City, recognizes aca-
demic achievement, community
service and athletic accomplish-
ments of high school senior men
Principals at the nation's esti-
mated 23,000 high schools were
invited to nominate one male and
one female student-citizen-athlete
for the awards competition. En-
tries will be evaluated by the'
scholastic service CTB/McGraw-
Hill to narrow the field to 1,020
state finalists and soon to 102
state award winners, including
the District of Columbia.
A distinguished panel ofjudg-
es including the last Heisman Me-
morial Trophy recipients and edu-
cation, business and community
leaders,' will review the 102 state
award winners and name 12 na-
tional finalists, one male and one
female representing six geograph-
ic regions, who will be invited to
New York City to participate in
the Heisman Memorial Trophy
Week activities at the Downtown
Athletic Club. One male and one
female will then be selected as
the national winners and honored
during the Heisman Memorial
Trophy national telecast on Sat-
urday, December 9 on ESPN.
The awards presentation will
be made by Dr. Timothy J. Dyer,
NASSP executive director,
Wendy's Founder Dave Thomas
and program spokesman Archie
Griffin, the only two-time Heis-
man Trophy winner and current
assistant athletic director for the
Ohio State University.
Stefanie Wibberg, Matthew White, Kristi Lawrence, Olivia Kumarickal,
pon books benefitting the 'Help
Our Kids" campaign out of Pana-
The books are filled with val-
uable coupons for Panama City
area businesses totaling over five
hundred dollars. Each book costs
$!0 and local proceeds from the
sale will be shared' .between the
P.R1I.D.E. and Student Council
programs. So' find your favorite
Student Council member and buy
one today Everyone's help will be
bv JeffPlayer / PORT ST. JOE
With it getting cooler, it's
time to warm up with a hot bon-
fire. This Thursday night the high
school is hosting a bonfire by the
stadium. Everyone is invited.
It's time, also to break out
your dancing shoes..Friday night
after the game the S.G.A. is host-,
ing a dance at the 'high school.
Come and party with the S.G.A.
For the next two weeks the
.-, S.G.A. and P.R.I.D.E.
:T:: will be selling coupon
m `', .books worth $500 in
savings. Each book
Swill be sold for $10.
'. The high school
would like to thank
Bank for sponsoring
i'.:.: newspapers in class-
rooms. Your donation
is well appreciated.
was administered to
Small juniors and select
seniors during the
morning hours on Wednesday,
November 8.. Its results will be
given to students later in the
Starting Monday, November
13 from 2:45 until 4:15 p.m., and
continuing every Monday for six
weeks a sign language class will
be.held in Room #109. Everyone
Congratulations is in order to
another outstanding senior. Kent
McCullough has been accepted to
the University of West Florida.
reaction .Cathy had to cook over
an open fire, tend to the wound-
ed, wash clothes, and use big
boiling .pots and lye soap. The
'food for this time period was
sparse to say the least. Imagine
eating the likes of goober peas,
apples, carrots and dried venison,
with an occasional chicken if one
could be found. Entertainment
was a fall ball where the band
would play such instruments as
the banjo, drums and fifes. You
could shake a leg doing the pol-
ka, waltz or the standard dance,
the Virginia Reel.
In talking to Cathy I can just
visualize what life must have
been like for all those who fought
in the Civil War. Cathy said, like
the children learn with "hands
on", I too learned so much from
this experience that it makes you
appreciate all the sacrifices that
our forefathers gave for us -today.
I have taken part in one of these
adventures in.England during the
Tudor times and I can say like
Cathy, if you have not experi-
enced this try it, you just may en-
The Port St. Joe Elementary
School PTO would like to thank
everyone who participated in and
made donations to their recent
Fall Festival. This year's festival
was a great success for the organ-
There will be a PTO meeting
Thursday, November 16 at 7:00
p.m. in the Port St. Joe Elemen-
tary School auditorium. All par-
ents are urged to attend.
Students Of The Week
Congratulations to our "Stu-
dents of the Week .... Jas-
mine Fennell, Whittany Barnes,
Andy White, James Shiver, Pres-
ton, Wigsten, Jennifer Raffield,
Wesley Garrett and Logan Maes-
Help Our Kids Coupon
Friday, -November 10 is the
last day to order your Help Our
Kids Coupon Checkbook. The
checkbook contains 100 coupons
representing the top retailers in
the market and have a retail val-
ue of at least $500. Each check-
book costs $10 with $7 of the
cost going to Port St. Joe Elemen-
tary School. If you would like to
purchase a checkbook, please
come by Port St. Joe Elementary
School or call 227-1221. Thanks
for your support!
National Children's Book
Week will be celebrated in our
school during the week of Novem-
ber 13-19. A Book Fair will be the
main event of the week. Parents
and visitors are encouraged to at-
tend this exciting event.
Report cards for the second
six weeks grading period will be
sent home on Wednesday, No-
vember 15. If you would like to
schedule a parent/teacher confer-
ence, please call 227-1221.
Student Government News
Our Student Government,
under the direction of Brenda
Wood, has begun painting our
outdoor trash cans. What makes
these trash cans so special is that
they are blue and gold, our
school colors, and have a Bulldog
painted on them. What a great
way to show our school spirit.
All members of the' Bulldog
Club will be treated to a basket-
ball game on Tuesday, November
21 at 12:30 in the Port St. Joe
Elementary School gym.
Due to the Thanksgiving Holi-
days, school will be dismissed
early on Wednesday, November
22. Students at Port St. Joe Ele-
mentary School will be dismissed
Gulf County Schools
MON-Beef Stew, Fruit Cup,
Roll, Milk and Dessert.
Fruit,: Vegetable, Bread,
Milk and Dessert.
WEDS-Country Fried Steak
or Meatloaf, Turnip Greens,
Mashed Potatoes w/gravy,
Corbread and Milk.
French Fries or Tater Tots,
Milk and Cake.
FRI-Chicken, Potatoes w/
gravy. Applesauce, Roll and
PAGE 6B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 1995
S. David & Susie
Singing Couple at Highland
View Baptist Church Sunday
"David & Susle", a country/ to bringing the gospel ,to those:
southern gospel duet will be ap- w-ho wish to hear and enjoy it in
hearing on Sunday, November 12 song. They are based .n their
at 6:00 p.m. at the Highland View hometown of Fellsmere. They
Baptist Church on Ling Street. have been delivering their beauti-
"David & Susie" are a hus-
band and wife team that are de-
voting their, lives and their talents
Sful style of music to the-Florida
area for over two years. They have
traveled throughout the south-
east with their ministry.
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"
_First 'Baptist Church
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Sunday School 9:45 am
Worship 11:00 am
Disciple Tiaining 6:00 pm
Evening Worship 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ...7:00 pm
Gary Smith --: Buddy Caswell
Pastor Minister of Music & Youth
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
.REV. BILL WHITE, PASTOR
-. -. -.- .Z-120 Long Ave.
Port St. Joe L 32456, ,.
Port St. Je's "Port of Victory"
Sunday School ..........................................10 a.m.
Morning Worship .......................................... 1 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 10 a.m. CDT
Worship Service .11 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m.
Chapel Lane Overstreet Phone 648-8144
Bro. Harold J; McClelland, Jr.,
Pastor Pastor Emeritus
Sunday School.................................... 10:00 a.m.
SSunday Worship............................................... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening ........................................... 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening .............................. 7:00 p.m.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
823 N. 15th Street
) '648-5776 '
Sunday Bible. Study (all ages) ...............9:00 CST
.Morning Worship............................10:00 CST
Evening W orship.......................................... 6:30 CST
Wednesday Bible Study (all ages) .......... 6:30 CST
A* ^ 0 FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
w 508 CHURCH
508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
S'* SUNDAY WORSHIP...........................10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL.............................. 11 a.m.
LsI S N*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor
During the summer of 1993,
"David & Susie" performed at
Tweetsie Railroad" in Blowing,,
Rock, North Carolina. They also
had the privilege of performing in
the annual "Singing In The Moun-
tains" in Summersville, West Vir-
"David & Susie" felt it an
honor to be asked to appear at
'Dollywood" in Pigeon Forge, Ten-,
nessee. They appeared in Novem-
ber of both 1993 and 1994 for the
theme parks "Smokey Mountain
Christmas" celebration. They ap-
peared there In the Valley Theatre
and in Dolly's Christmas Chapel.
Even though these things are
nice, the real work is done In the
churches and individual settings
where the message of Jesus
Christ can be heard, understood.
and applied to lives that need
Hin, surely more in these last
days than ever before.
Their music is actually a
blend of country and southern
gospel music and gives newv
meaning to to the phrase "making
beautiful music". It is an Intense,
yet easy. laid-back style that ap-
peals to those who enjoy not only
the music, but also the words In
the messages of a song. Also,
: their love for the Lord is so very
apparent In their music.
"David & Susie" are members
of the Christian Country Music
Association and also the Florida
Gospel Music Association.
In a "David & Susie" concert
: you will hear a wide assortment
of well-known standards, and
also some more recent songs.
They not only sing in churches,
but anywhere there is a desire for
good Christian music.
The pastor and church family
at Highland View Baptist invite
everyone to come out Sunday eve-
ning and Join them for this spe-
Fifth Quarter "Lock In" Features Fun
For Youth FridayNight After Grid Game
Seventh through 12th grade
'students are invited to a Fifth
* .- Saturday night, November 11
the Chipley Community Choir of
Chlpley will be in concert at New
Bethel A. M. E. Church beginning
at 7:00 p.m.
Everyone in the community is
Inmvted to worship with the New
Bethel church family. The church
is located at the corner of Avenue
C and Highway 98 in Port St. Joe
Bake Sale and
The women of the First Unit-
ed Methodist Church of Port St.
Joe will hold a bake sale and flea
market Saturday, November 18
beginning at 8:00 a.m. It will be
held in the Fellowship Hall of the(
church at the intersection of Con-
stitution and Monument Ave-
New Life Family
The church family of New Life
Christian Center would like to:
say"Thanks" for caring and shar-
ing in their pastor's appreciation
honoring Johnny ,and Shirley
The ladles of New Bethel
A.M.E. Missionary Society would
like to say "thank you". Your sup-
port of the Pew Rally on Sunday
G. Richard Deal
Richard Deal In Piano
Concert at Faith Bible
G. Richard Deal. concert South America.
pianist and recording artist, will
be presenting a sacred piano con-
cert at Faith Bible Church on'
Sunday. November 12, at 6:00
Mr. Deal is from the Chicago,
Illinois area and has presented
sacred arid: classical piano con-
certs in Europe, Asia, North and:
South American, including nu-,
merous solo concerts in the
United States. He has also per-
formed with symphony orchestras
including an appearance at
Chicago's historic Orchestra Hall.
Mr. Deal is a graduate of the'
American Conservatory of Music,.
the Moody Bible Institute, and the
-Sherwood Conservatory, all of
Mr. Deal has been awarded
several scholarships and has won
several piano competitions.' He
has been a participant in interna-
tional piano competitions includ-
ing the prestigious Tchaikovsky
Piano Competition in Moscow,
Russia. Mr. Deal has performed in'.
over 1,200 concerts, the most
Recent tours were to Alaska and
Mr. Deal arranges his own
.sacred piano arrangements and
;has released five professional
recordings. The most recent one
was released in October. 1993.
titled "Piano Favorites", a collec-
tion of favorite classical selec-,
Faith Bible Church is located
at 801 '20th St. In Port St. Joe.
Admission is free.
I'would like to thank my.
many friends for the food,
prayers, cards, phone calls, visits
during my hospital stay. Your
continuing prayers for my healing
at home Is needed. Thank You.
t ;oI ia t
Join Us For Worship .. .
Overstreet Bible Church,
Sunday School 10 a.m., CST
Morning Worship 11 a.m., CST
Evening Service 6 p.m., CST Pastor Guy Labonte
Wed. Bible Study 6 p.m., CST Phone: 648-5912
Quarter Lock-in at Long Avenue
Baptist Church following the Port
St. Joe High School football game
on November 10th.
The event will be held in the
church's gymnasium and will be-
gin at the conclusion of the game
and continue until 7 a.m. Satur-
day, November 11. Students will
enjoy a basketball tournament,
recreation, music, movies and
more. The cost is $2 and a favor-
ite. snack. The guys are asked 'to
bring soft drinks and girls should:
bring food for their snacks.
Mark Jones, minister of mu-
sic and youth, said youth can
bring a sleeping bag and pillow if
they want to sleep. Separate
sleeping rooms will be designated
for guys and girls. A light break-
fast will be, served before students
leave the following morning.. Stu-
dents who come will be required
to stay unless their parents pro-
vide permission for them to leave.
For 'more information, or to
make reservations, call the
church office at 229-8691.
United Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.'
Highland View J
.: Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
Sunday School ........................ 10 a.m.
Morning Worship ..................................................... 11 a.m.
Evening W orship ................................... 6 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Bible Study: Worship:
10 a.m. Sunday 11 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday Nursery
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
SCorner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY
ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
+:.. 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
+ :I. Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
".V 8:00 a.m. (CT)
THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
S We Want Ycru To Be
Part of the Friendly Place
BIBLE STUDY 9:45 a.m EVENING WORSHIP ........... 7:00 p.m.
MORNING WORSHIP................... 11:00 a.m. WEDNESDAY............... .... 7.00 p.m
CHURCH TRAINING .................. 5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
S1601 Long Avenue
CURTIS CLARK MARK JONES
Pastor Minister of Music
rmL.,L B r o e, Constitution bAndittnurment
Catch the Spriit Port St. joe
STHE UNITED METHIST CHURCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ........9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Fellowship....:....... 6:00 p.m.-
S Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
SRev. Zedoc Bater Wednesday......... 7:30 p.m:
SFirst 'United ethodist Church
111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church.......:...........9:00 a.m. CT
Church School ...................... 10:00 a.m. CT
Dr. Loule Andrews, Pastor John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am 12 noon CT
NOW AT 6:00PM ON SUNDAY NIGHTS!
"How to Build a Healthy,
Oct. 29 "Learning to Love Your Mate"
Nov. 5- "Learning to Resolve Conflict"
Nov. 12 "Married With Children What Nowy?"
Nov. 19 "Preserving the Marriage"
Nov. 26 "Single Again Life after Divorce or Death"
Bro. Marty Martin Pastor
First Union Bank Building Upstairs
Sunday Services 10:00am and 6:00pm
Sunday Bible Study 9:00am
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 1995 PAGE 7B
Une ads: $3.50 for first 20 words
:50 for each additional word,
$2,00 for each consecutive
week with no changes. Call
227-1278 to place yours.
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1978 Dodge 4x4, runs good, $1,200.
Call 229-6330. Itc 11/9
1984 Chevy S-10, Blazer 4wd,
$1,900. Call 227-3327. 2tc 11/9
1973 lwb Chevy, body good, needs en-
gine, $350 negotiable. Call 229-6010,
leave message. Itc 11/9
RV camper, sleeps 8, 1972 Holiday
Travel trailer w/1976 Chev. pickup.
Must see. $4,750. Call day, 227-1656
or night 647-3133. 2tc 11/2
1985 Monte Carlo, 1 owner, 87,500
miles. V-8 305. Call 229-6319.
1987 Chevy conversion van, a great
travelling van. $6,750. 1986 Ply-
mouth Voyager. good and dependable,
$1800. Call 227-2125. 4tc 10/19
on-site. Let us help
S AB1239,AU-1737. AU1743.
Say You Saw
It In The Star
1985 Collins Craft boat, 50 hp Evin-
rude & trolling motor, $3,500. Call
227-1860. ltp 11/9
2 bedroom, 1 bath house for rent on
corer of Cherokee and Duval, big
Syard, $300 month. Security deposit
Call 227-3369. ltc 11/9
Dogwood Terrace Apts., one bedroom,
one bath apartment, energy efficient,
$200 deposit, $300 monthly. Call
229-6314. tfc 11/9
Large one bedroom furnished 8th:
Street apartment, $70 week. One per-
son, utilities included, evenings, 648-
4338. ltp 11/9
3 bedroom, 1 bath brick home, 120
Westcott Circle, fenced in back yard,
large utility shed. Call Stan at 229-
6709 or 229-8962. tfc 11/9
A nice, clean unfurnished two bdrm..
1 ba. trailer, located on St. Joe Beach.
Call 647-5361. No pets. tfc 11/9
Waterfront home on Intracoastal Wa-
terway, Overstreet 4 bdrm.,; 1 year
lease. References required. $585
month, deposit required. No inside
pets, boat dock & boat ramlp will be
available Dec. 1. Call 334-677-6086
or 334-677-5949 evenings. tfc 11/2
BAYOU STORAGE, units for rent]
High and Dry after Opal. Located on"
Hwy. C-30 next to Todd Land Devel-
opment. Call 229-8397 or 227-2191.
PORT THEATRE. Accepting inquiries
and applications for space to lease.
229-9282. 6tc 10/5
MOSS CREEK APTS., 904/639-
2722. 1 & 2 bedroom apartments lo-
cated 200 Amy Circle, Wewahitchka,
FL. Rent starts at $275. Cen. air &
heat, blinds, carpeting, stove, refrig.
Equal Housing Opportunity. Hearing
impaired number 904-472-3952.
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Private
baths. Daily or weekly rates: 302 Reid
Ave. Port St. Joe, 229-9000. tfc 11/2
Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tapper
Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable houi-
ing for the elderly and the handi-
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy,
efficient const., handicapped equip-
ped apts., available. Stove & refrig.
furn., fully carpeted, 1 bdrm., apts.,
Equal Opportunity Housing Com-
plex. Rent is based on income.
This complex Is funded by the Farm-
ers Home Administration and man-
aged by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
PINE RIDGE APTS.,-(904) 227-7451.
Rents starting at $245.00 per mo. Af-
fordable Living for low to middle in-
come families. Featuring 1, 2.& 3
bedroom apts. with cen. h&a, energy
saving appliances, patios & outside
storage. For hearing impaired call
(904) 472-3952. Equal Housing Op-
portunity. tfc 11/2
Warehouses, small and large, some
with office, suitable for small busi-
ness, 229-6200. tfc 11/2
No need for wet carpets. Dry clean,
them with HOST. Use rooms right
away. Rent machine. St. Joe Furni-
ture, 227-1251. tfc 11/2,
* 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
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
Downtown Port St. Joe
517 1/2 4th St.,
Stove, refrig., water provided,
$225 deposit & lease required.
Flea Market at First United Metho-
dist Church of Port St. Joe in Fellow-
ship Hall, Saturday, Nov. 18, 8:00
a.m. 2tp 11/9
Yard and Bake Sale, Saturday, 8 am.
until, corer of 4th St. and Long Ave.
Active Styles, sponsored by Howard
Creek Baptist Youth.
2 family Yard Sale: Clothes, house-
hold items, baby things, Sat., Nov. 11,
2108 Long Ave. 8 a.m. till 2p.m.
Yard Sale: Sat, Nov. 11, 8:00 am. to
1:00 p.m. Lots of misc. items, comer
of Alabama & Santa Anna St, St Joe'
Beach. Itp 11/9
Garage Sale: Sat., Nov. 11, 8 am. -
12 noon. Games; toys, household
items, clothes, Fisher Price 3-in-1
pool table & lots more. 1013 Long
Yard Sale: old handcrank oak tele-
phone, Coca Cola cooler, guns and
old glassware, one boat, 10 hp motor
& trailer. Saturday, 8:00 a.m. till ?
906 10th St. Call 227-1356 or 229-
8378. Itp1 i/9
Garage Sale: Nov. 10-11-12, 9:00
a.m. to ? Avon. cars, blow torches. etc.,
118 Pine St., St. Joe Beach.
Large Yard Sale: 3 families, Friday,
Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10-12 at
106B 32nd Street, Mexico Beach.
Yard Sale: Furniture, appliances,
misc. Must see to believe at 2nd and
180 Florida Ave., Saturday, Nov.
11th, 8a.m. 2p.m. ltp 11/9
Big Yard Sale: Sat., Nov. llth, 9-12.
Broyhill furniture, piano, sm. appli-
ances, 2 refrigerators, all in good con-
dition, many other items. St. Joe
Beach, 354 Ponce de Leon St. Itp
There will be a yard sale rear of the
Masonic Lodge #111 in the HRS park-
ing lot this Saturday, Nov. 11, 7 a.m.
until. William F. Jordan, Sec. of
Garage Sale: Sat., Nov. 11th. Lots of
misc. Items. No sales before 8 am.
please. 1914 CypressAve.
Yard Sale: Sat, Nov. 11, 8:00 12:00.
2019 Marvin Ave. Just moved in and
have a lot of stuff left over. Newborn
girl clothes, little boys and girls
clothes. Toys, household items, furni-
ture, and more. No early sales.
CRISIS COUNSELOR, Gulf County
Guidance Clinic has. an immediate
opening for a Crisis Counselor. Duties
include: home visits, small group
presentations, crisis intervention and
consultation. This Is a temporary po-
sition to assist Hurricane Opal Survi-
vors. Min. req.: a bachelor's degree in
a mental health discipline and com-
pletion of all HRS screening. Apply to:
Gulf- County Guidance Clinic, Inc.,
311 Williams Ave.. Port St. Joe;, FL
32456. E.O.E. Itc'l1/9
Want someone to mother-sit on occa-
sion. Call 229-8981 for interview. Ref-
Receiving applications for full lime
cook and part time cook. Apply at Bay
St. Joseph Care Center, Port St. Joe.
FL. ltc 11/9
Excellent income potential for RN's
and LPN's to do insurance physical
for national company. Must have own
transportation. Mustbe able to draw
blood. EOE/HV. Call Madonna Hou-
chins, 1-800-333-9284. 3tc 11/9
Aerobics Instructor. part-time aero-
bics instructor wanted. Experience re-
quired. Apply to: Edwin R. Ailes, Gulf
County Guidance'Clinic, Inc., 311
Williams Ave., Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
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
POSTAL JOBS, Start $12.08/hr. For
exam and -application Info. call (219)
769-8301, ext FL515, 9:00 am. -
9:00 p.m. Sun.-Fri. 6tp 9/7
TAD3.. & SERIE
Your Gulf County Primestar repre-
sentative. Call Debbie at 647-5836.
Jack of All Trades, yard clean up,
carpentry, heavy equipment available.
We specialize in what you want, 227-
3268 (crew 670-8524 or 670-8855.
End of Suminer Blues? P6n"t wordt
about leaving your home empty. Let
Pet & Property Tenders do routine
property checks. Call Joey & Marie
Romanelll. 229 1605. tfe 10/5
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Sunday 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
Thurs., 8:00 p.m.
Tues. &Thurs. meetings at 1st United
Methodist Church, PSJ
140 Helen Dr., Wewahitchka
Now Open to Serve Wewahitchka
and the Surrounding Communities.
Mention this ad for 10% Discount.
Faye's Nail &
TOTAL NAIL CARE
Certified Nail Technician
1905 long Ave., Port St. Joe
Wolff Tanning System Call for Appt.
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Perms
Betty's Beauty Salon
"A Family Salon"
311 Madison St. Betty Heath
Oak Grove Owner/Mgr.
Complimentary facials :by Shannon::
Walding, Independent Beauty Consu-
tant, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc. Earn
free products, shop for birthdays, an-
niversaries & Christmas. Giftwrap
and delivery available. Call anytime,
(904) 229-8540. 4tp 11/9
Having a Christmas party. need enter-
tainment? Christ _,s jn glng.avala-
ble by Iris. Make your holiday special.
Booking fast, make your appointment
today call 229-8241. Have a Merry
Christmas and Joyous New Yearl
JOHN F. LAW
29 Years Experience
NO RECOVERY***NO FEE
7229 Deerhaven Road, P.C. ,-4/6
TLC LAWN SERVICE
"Catering to All-Your Lawn Seniice Needs"
MOWING, EDGING. TRIMMING. SPRAYING,
FERTILIZING, WEEDING, CLEAN OUTS,
SPRINKLER REPAIR, AND LANDSCAPING
Call 229-6435 t 4/6
Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
THE FASHION EXCHANGE
220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
New & Used Clothing
for the Entire Family.
Accessories and Misc. Items. t '
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LOANS D S JPAWN SHOP
"The Little House with the Big Deals"
Corner of E. Henry Ave. and Main St. Wewahitchka, FL 32465
Business: (904) 639-3202 Hours Mon.-Fr. 10-5, Sat. 9-12
25 Years Experience P. 0. Box 13675
Total Pride Pest Control
Locally Owned and Operated
Donnie Matthews 648-3018
Harmon's Heavy Equipment co.
Specializing in Black Top Soil
BULL DOZER' BACKHOES. -LOADERS TRACTORS DUMP TRUCKS
648-8924 OR 648-5767 if no answer
LIC # RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821
Mother would like to keep after school
children in my home. Will pick up
children from school. Please call after
2:00 p.m. 229-9203. Itp 11/9
CARPENTRY, patio enclosure, siding,.
windows installed, your home built
additions, decks and more. Call 647-
3300 or 1-800-919-HOUSE. Lic.
#RQ0066a513 .. .. 3 ...... ltc 11/9_-
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.
Surfside Serenity Group, 1st United
Methodist Church, 22nd St., Mexico
Beach. Monday 7:30; Friday 7:30.
All times central. 647-8054.
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service ,
UC. #ER0013168 .INSURED -
Steve Brant's Roofing
Licensed & Insured
Port St. Joe Call .29-2326
Average Stump $10.00
A-1 Tree Service & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises, Inc.
MOWING RAKING WEEDING
Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
Beach & Port St. Joe
"I Will Work for YOUI"
Mexico Beach, FL
r - - -----1
I St. Joe Rent-All, Inc. I
I Small Engine Repairs I
Factory Warranty Center
* Chain Saws
. Enaine Sales,
706 1st St. St. Joe
Mother of 2 will babysit in my
home evenings and weekends. Call
227-7384. 3to 10/26
Catherinte-L-eColHler- "'- ..
Indenpendem Sales Representadve
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
C. R. SMITH & SON
Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2. Box A1C, Port St. Joe
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASKABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 227-2112
t Wor,4 houso
BOB'S PAINT &
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Body'& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
LAWN & GARDEN
Mower & Saw Repair
SNew & Used Sales
i\ & Service
Buy & Sell Used
Lawn & Farm Equipment
328 Reid Ave.
l- t- l -
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Port St. Joe 227-2112
Weva Serenity Group, Presbyterian
Church, Hwy. 71, Al Anon meets
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday
and Thursday at 7:00.
Specializing in Rqroofs*
Single-ply & Repairs
"Where quality is higher than price"
Chimney Repairs and Cleaning
1 I BIRD REMOVAL CHIMNEY CAPS DAMPERS
LOOSE BRICK & SMOKING VIDEO INSPECTION
DUCT CLEANING AC & HEAT. DRYER VENT
SFRNACE CLEANING MOLD, MILDEW, BACTERIA, DUST
S& DUST MITES REMOVED AND SANITIZED
SERVING ENTIRE PANHANDLE
---- F fREE ESTIMATES ,: T Fi
E- -tJOHNSON OWNER
We Carry Worker's Comnp.
and Lability Insurance
D C& P Painting Service4
Residential & Commercial Interior & Exterior "Free Estimates"
David or Penny Stump 229;66 3
Q 4 GULF COAST
Nelson, Rainbird and Toro
INSTALLATION and REPAIR
'Free Estimates and Design
Allen Norris 229-8786 Chuck Smith 229-8536
Well Drilling & Pump Service
SLt Lie. #3075
Croska Williamson P. O. Box 1173
639-2548 Wewahitchka, FL 32465
Need Help with Opal Recovery? Call
for Security Checks on your propertyas often as needed
* We'll meet with your repair people so they'll have access to your property and help
coordinate your recovery
* We can care for your pets, water your plants, clean up your home, bring in your mail.
* You tell us what you need. Call Joe and Marie Romanelli
(904) 229-1065 tf10o/12
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
PAGE 8B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 9, 1995
MiutS ul Cuny omisi n
Pest Control Technician, part-time,
25-40 hours per week. Must have
good local references, honest & de-
pendable. Will train the right person.
Send resume to: Donnie's Total Pride
Pest Control, P. 0. Box 13675, Mexico
Beach,, FL 32410. No phone calls
please. 2tc 11/9
SCity Manager, The City Commission
of Wewahitchka is accepting applica-
tions for the following position: City
Manager, Job qualifications are as fol-
lows: considerable knowledge of pub-
lic and personnel administration;
budgeting and purchasing, functions,
and policies of city government; city
comprehensive plan and land devel-
opment regulations. A 4 yr. degree or
10 yrs. experience in related field. Ap-
plications may be picked up at City
Hall between the hours of 7:00 a.m -
4:00 p.m. Closing date for accepting
applications will be Nov. 17, 1995 at
4:00 p.m. tc 11/9
Technicians wanted. Need automo-
tive technicians, experienced 'only
need apply. Must have own tools. Ap-
ply in person or call Service Manager
at Billy Carr Chevrolet, Chrysler,
Blountstown, FL. 904-674-4578.
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. tfc 11/2
POSTAL JOBS, $12.68/hr. to start.
plus benefits. For an application and
exam info. call (219) 791-1191, ext.
P23. 9:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m. 7 days.
Two new lingerie/bachelor's chests,
$100 each. Call 227-3663. Itc 11/9
12 gauge Winchester 140, $200 sem.
auto. Also Winchester single shot 22
-rifle'$75. Springfield 12 ga. pump,
$150. Call 227-1356 or 229-8378..
One 1 1/2 ton air handler, almost
new. 1 exercise bicycle, cheap. One
walker, used one month. Call 647-
8481. 3tc 1/19
Queen bed, headboard, boxspring,
mattress, mirror, night stand, 9-
drawer dresser, and lamp, $385. San-
yo component system, TV cassette re-
corder, compact disc. turntable, two
speakers, glass cabinet, $350. An-
tique rocking chair, $35. Sears Word
Processor typewriter, $130. Small
trailer hitch, $25. 227-1364.
27" Mitsubishi color TV w/remote &
stand, $275. 227-1192. Itc 11/9
CHRISTMAS IS JUST AROUND THE
CORNER! Let our classes get your
creativity jump-started for the holi-
daysl Nov. 6 Reverse Decoupage
Christmas Plate; Nov. i3 Christmas
Wreath; Nov. 20 Angel Workshop;
Nov. 27 Poinsettia Sweatshirt (New
technique!). Call Judy Carter, 827-
2389, or Mary Peters, 827-8703, for
fee information. Register early. Class
size limited. 10% Sr. citizen discount,
Refreshments served. 7245 Hwy. 71,
White City 4tc 11/2
Are you interested in earning free ed-
ucational and skill building toys for
Christmas? If so contact Rhonida
House, your educational consultant
for Discovery Toys, 648-4110.
Sears Kenmore upright washer and
dryer, a real space saver. Call 227-
3492. 2te 11/2
CARPENTRY, patio enclosure, siding,
windows installed, your home built,
additions, decks and more. Call 647-
3300 or 1-800-919-HOUSE.
BAHAMA CRUISE, 5 days/4 nights,
underbooked! Must Selll $279/
couple. Limited tickets. 1-800-935-
9999 ext. 2269., Mon. Sat, 9 aim. -
10 p.m. 4tp 10/26
New cast nets, buy now or made to
order. 229-6604. tfc 11/2
Rainbow vacuum cleaner with carpet
cleaner attachment, excellent condi-
tion. Call 229-8978 after 5:30 p.m.
Guaranteed ladles' and men, high
quality fashion jewelry at reasonable
prices. 229-8433. 26tp 8/3
Criftsman tools and Die Hard bat-
teries are available now at Western
Auto Store, 219 Reid Ave. 227-1105.
Western Auto Special.' Computer spin
balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 11/2
Mushroom Compost, $15 yard, any-
time, 648-5165. tfc 11/2
Port St. Joe Western Auto now hon-
oring entire Panama City Western
Auto company store advertised sale
prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid Ave.
Alcoholic Beverages License
License: all of Gulf County
For more information call
229-8330 after 5:00 p.m.
BIRDS BIRDS BIRDS. Hand fed
cockatiel' and lovebirds, $35 each.
Parakeet $8 ea., finches, $5 each.
229-9383; 2tc 11/9
RAT TERRIER puppies for sale, $100
each. Call 648-5306. tfc 11/2
HAPPY JACK SKIN BALM, Checks
scratching, promotes healing & hair
growth on dogs or cats without ster-
oids. Available O-T-C BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN, 229-2727.
DOG GROOMING PLUS, 227-3611.
Professional grooming, special dis-
counts for weekly bathing, dipping
available. Boarding for dogs & cats,
PET & PROPERTY TENDERS. In
your home pet sitting by Joey and
Marie Romanelli, 229-1065. tfc 11/2
1992 14'x70' Cavalier mobile home on
75'x150 corner lot. 211 Court St., St.
Joe Beach. For more information 647-
3122. 4tc 11/9
Mexico Beach, 2 bdrm., 1 1/2 ba.,
300' off Gulf, $455. 647-3461, or 648-
5328. tfe 11/9
2.73 acres for sale at Sunshine
Farms, corer lot, $15,000 negotia-
ble. 229-6042. tfc 11/9
Retirement or Second Home in North
Florida. Real country living, but still
only 10 miles from Mexico Beach on
the Gulf. Approx. 1800 sq. ft. home
less than 4 yrs. old includes 2 BR, 2
ba., dining rm., kit, ut. rm, 24x24 liv.
rm, glassed in porch, 24x14 covered
patio, ch&a, ref., stove, d.w., micro-
wave, ceil. fans, 2 car garage, chain
link fence, util. underground, This
property also has a mother-in-law
apt attached to garage, approx. 800
sq. ft. wv/liv. rm, dining-kit combo, 1g.
bdrm., full Ig. bath, closet, ch&a, ref.,
d.w., stove, micro. Also a new open
shed 50x28 w/concrete floor, 10x10
tool rm, another bldg,, 10x20 for
shop or lawn equip. The property (1
acre) Is located 1.5 miles from Intra-
coastal Waterway in the area of Over-
street, FL off of Hwy. 386. House
empty, ready to move in, w/drapes,
wall to wall carpet. Asking $84,500,
Contact owner in Chatt, TN at 423-
332-1668, or Bill Carr, locally Port SL
Joe, 229-6061. tfc 11/9
REDUCED FOR QUICK SALE OWN-
ER RELOCATEDI 3 bdlrm, 2 ba. -
TOTAL ELECTRIC with 1624 sq. ft.
living space plus 28x8' deck. 1993
Fleetwood Harbor Springs manufac-'
tured home on half acre, 5 miles
south of Wewa. CALLTODAY TO SEE
THIS OUTSTANDING BUY1 $42,000.
Rivers and Lakes Realty, 639-3300.
Lot for sale: 145'x150' comer of Hayes
Ave. & Pompano St, Highland View,
high and dry. Call 229-8079 or 229-
6017. tfc 11/2
Howard Creek Murphy Rd., 3 bdrm.,
2 ba., 1,850 sq. ft, cen. h&a, fans,
carpet, fireplace, porches, double car-
port, vinyl & stone siding, plenty stor-
age. Come see, make offer. 827-1725
or 827-6855., 4tp 11/2
For sale by owner: 3 bdrm.. house,
Ig. comer lot. fenced yd., double car-
port, fp, cen. h&a, new kitchen, ceil-
ing fans, great rm. Good high loca-
tion, corner 21st and Long. Ave.
Double insulated windows. $75,000
obo. ALSO 1 acre fenced with grass,
stocked pond, fence and barn, Ponde-
rosa pines, 229-6673. tfc 11/2
For sale by owner: two story new
home, 2048 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1.2
bath, master bdrm., 22'x16' with gar-
den tub, sunken den w/flreplace and
. home theatre system with surround
sound. Front and rear porch, 12'x16'
until. shed. By appt. only. 101 Yaupon,
229-6411. pd. thiu 12/95
Port St. Joe, Gautier Memorial Way.
Nice 3 bdrm., 2 story brick home.
Just like new, Lg. country kitchen w/
breakfast nook. Walk in closets in Ig.
master bdrm., sun room w/jacuzzl,
fireplace in Ig. den, 2 1/2 ceramic
baths. Reduced to $179,000. FL
229-8919 or AL 205-332-8123.
Boardwalk, Cape San Bias, 2 bdrm.,
2 ba. loft, 3 decks, $119,000. Call
229-8437. 4tp 10/19
Business for Sale: Phantry Building
and extra lot. Income producing.'
Three business units downstairs and
a manager's apartment, Four hotel
rooms w/full baths upstairs. 24 cli-
mate-controlled mini-storage units
upstairs and down. Best location in
town for detail outlets. Call 1-800-
800-9894. tfc 11/2
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
AUGUST 31, 1995
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners met this date in special ses-
sion with the following members present:
Chairman Michael L. Hammond and
Commissioners Nathan Peters, Jr., Jesse V.
Armstrong, and Warren J. Yeager, Jr.
Others present were: Clerk Benny C. Lister,
Deputy Clerk Rebecca Norris, Deputy Clerk
Towan McLemore, Deputy Clerk Patricia
Taylor, Chief Administrator Don Butler,
Building ,Inspector Richard Combs,
Maintenance Superintendent Joe Bearden,
Emergency Managemenf/911 Coordinator
Marshall Nelson, and Veterans' Service
Officer Bo Williams.
The' meeting was called to order at
12:05 p.m., E.D.T.
Mr. Willie Ramsey opened the meeting
with prayer and Commissioner Nathan
Peters, Jr. led the Pledge of Allegiance to the
F.R.D.A.P. GRANT/FISHING PIERS
Pursuant to advertisement to hold a
public hearing with the Citizen Advisory
Committee to consider application for a
grant from the Florida Recreational
Development Assistance Program
(F.R.D.A.P.) for construction ofa fishing pier
in Gulf County, no public comment was
received. Chief Administrator Butler report-
ed that the County can apply for only one
grant per, year; after consideration the
Board agreed to pursue the application for
construction of the fishing pier on' the
Tucker Property located at Cape San Bias
(in the amount of $100,000). Chief
Administrator Butler stated that the street
walkover for the Beacon Hill Park location
makes that site less feasible.
There being no further business, and
upon motion by Commissioner Armstrong,
Second by Commissioner Yeager, and unan-
imous vote, the meeting did then adjourn at
12:10 p.m., E.D.T.
MICHAEL L. HAMMOND, CHAIRMAN
.ATEST: BENNY C. ULSTER CLERK
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
AUGUST 31, 1995
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners met this date in special ses-
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 11/2
1/2 acre lot with septic tank, $9,500.
Overstreet Road. Owner financing,
227-2020, ask for Billy. tfc 11/2
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery Road,
1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9 miles
south of Wewa. Owner financing. Call
229-6961. tfc 11/2
House for sale by owner: 1010
McClellan Ave., Nice 2.bdrm., I ba.,
Ig, DR/LR combo, "L" shaped, beauti-
fulyard, 2 lots fenced in backyard w/
Ig. workshop. Owners moving. Call
227-7214 for appt. to see. Asking
$50,000. tfc 11/2
SEASHORES HOUSE FOR
SALE, nice stucco 3 bdrm., 2
ha.; Lanai w/heated pool; gar-
age & storage bldg. $110,000.
206 Narvaez St.
Want a Lot on the Gulf?
High and Dry?
Plenty of Room?
Yes, Yes, Yes
THIS IS IT!I!
and it won't last long!
BEACON HILL, GULF
FRONT. Large Beautiful Lot;
your private walk to the Beach.
122' H(ghway frontare x 130'
degp, [approx. 1/3 acre) Zoned
Commercial or Residential
with Great View of the Gulf, Two
Septics, Well, Water and Electric-
ity. Garage or Warehouse, con-
crete block with brick (1200 sq.
ft.) with several improvements,
(new roof, 1994) Many possibili-
ties for easy development of your
own private home site. Possible
GULF VIEW LOT
Beautiful Shaded Corer
Lot with an Excellent view
of the Gulf. Current
survey and perk test for
septic tank that has been
approved for a four
bedroom home in a quiet
neighborhood. Lot 24,
Block 4, Unit 11 is 80.5'
by 83.25' x 100' x 46.6'
located on the corner of
Sea Street and Azalea.
Cleared, ready to build.
(Best Value on the Beach)
0P7, "GULF COUNTY'S FINEST
Located adjacent to the St. Joseph Bay Country Club. Pri-
vate road with underground utilities.
Golf Course Lots .........................$32,000
Golf View Lots .......................... $20,000
Interior Lots .................................$16,900
Contact: Leonard Costin, Developer
P. O. Box 955
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
647-8317 or (904) 877-7189
slon.with the following members present:
Chairrian Michael L. Hammond and
.Commissioners Nathan Peters, Jr., Jesse V.
'Armstrong, and Warren J. Yeager, Jr.
(Commissioner Billy E. Traylor was absent.)
Others present were: Clerk Benny C. Lister,
Deputy Clerk Rebecca Norris, Deputy Clerk
Towan McLemore, Deputy Clerk Patricia
Taylor, Chief Administrator Don Butler,
Building Inspector Richard Combs,
Maintenance Superintendent Joe Bearden,
Emergency Management/911 Coordinator-
Marshall Nelson, and Veterans' Service
Officer Bo Williams.
The meeting came to order at 12:12
COMMITMENT OF DONATION GULF
COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS
Chairman Hammond presented a
Commitment of Donation for the Gulf
County Senior Citizens Association for
$17,000 of grant funds for approval. Upon
motion by Commissioner Peters, second by
Commissioner Yeager, and unanimous vote,
*the Board agreed for the Chairman to sign
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters,
second by Commissioner Yeager, and unan-
imous vote, the Board adopted a proclama-
tion, presented by Veterans' Service Officer
Williams, proclaiming September 2, 1995,
as V-J Day in honor of the 50th anniversary
of the end of World War II.
i Copy of said proclamation is on file In
the Clerk's office.
; ALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD
Chairman Hammond appointed
Commissioner Peters, Commissioner
Yeager, and himself to the Value
Adjustment Board. Commissioner
Armstrong moved to approve the appoint-
ments to the Value Adjustment Board..The
motion was seconded by Commissioner
Yeager, and it passed with a 4-0 vote.
WHITE CITY INDUSTRIAL PARK
Upon request by Chairman
Hammond, Commissioner Yeager moved to
proceed with inquiry and permitting for the
rental of boat slips at While City Industrial
Park. Commissioner Armstrong seconded
the motion, it passed 3-1 with
Commissioner- .Peters' opposing.
Commissioner Peters stated that he has
heard complaints regarding charging a fee
for the boat slips. Chairman Hammond
stated that the rental revenue would be
used toward the upkep'of the boat slips
and basin area.
1995-96 PROPOSED BUDGET
Chairman Hammond discussed that
the Board overlooked some items in the
proposed budget for 1995-96, and the fol-
lowing amendments need to be made to the
Increase County Health Department-
Repairs and Maintenance by $4,000
Increase Sheriffs Auxiliary-Other
Current Charges and Obligations by $2,000
Increase Reserve for Contingencies by
Decrease Indigent Care/Hospitals by
,Increase Planning and Building
Department-Salaries by $20,000
Upon motion by Commissioner Peters,
second by Cqmmnssioner:Yeager. and unan-
imous vote, the Board approved the
requested changes to the proposed budget.
BUILDING DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE
Upon motion by Commissioner Yeager,
second by Commissioner Armstrong, and
unanimous vote, the Board agreed to adver-
tise to accept applications for an assistant
for the Building Department.
ROAD PAVING PROPOSED BOND ISSUE
Bill Kennedy, ofPreble-Rish, Inc., pre-
sented a breakdown (with a cost estimate)
of the roads to be paved with the.proposed
bond Issue funds. Commissioner Yeager
discussed that the Board can come up with
a Hlst of the roads in question at this meet-
ing, and the Engineers can postpone the.
work on those particular roads to allow the
Commissioners to check them and make a
final decision. Chairman Hammond stated
that the Board will not pave any roads that
are not owned by the County. therefore
those roads are not to be engineered. He
requested that Bill Kennedy meet with Road
Superintendent Lester to ensure the owner-
ship of all roads on the list. Mr. Kennedy
reported that roads marked by an asterisk
are roads which were part of the first con-
tract (1995 Secondary Road & Bridge,
Saving project), but were removed to keep
the Districts within the monetary limit. The
following roads were questioned, added,
changed, or deleted:
Question Albany Thomas Road
Delete Oak Street, Ohio Street,
Goodwin Street, Elm Street, Palm Street,
and Hickory Street
Question Creek View,. Shorty Kemp
Road, Borders Road, Jarrot Daniels Road,
Pleasant Rest Cemetery Road.
Add Selma Street (from Georgia
Avenue to the end)
Change Bratcher Road changed to
Add Industrial Road (Patch)
Question Gulf Pines Drive, C-30E.
Add 1st road'to the right from the
entrance of Money Bayou
CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA
Delete West River Road,
Chairman Hammond requested a let-
ter be written to Apalachicola Northern'
Railroad to request that they repair the rail-
road tracks on the Industrial Road, as it is
becoming a safety hazard. Upon inquiry,
Chief Administrator Butler reported there
will be a meeting with the Department of
Transportation on September 6, 1995 at
3:00 p.m., E.D.T., in his office, to discuss
reclassification of County Roads 30 and'
ADVERTISE BID CLAY
Upon motion by Comm. Peters, second
by Comm. Armstrong, and unanimous vote,
the Board agreed to advertise the accept
bids for 10,000 15,000 cubic yards of clay
to be used for the proposed bond issue road
There being no further business and
upon motion by Comm. Peters, second by
Comm. Yeager, and unanimous vote, the
meeting did then adjourn at 12:38 p.m.
Michael L. Hammond, Chairman
Attest: Benny C. Lister, Clerk
SALE OP SURPLUS SCHOOL EQUIPMENT
The Gulf County School Board is receiving
bids for the sale of one (1) used school bus. The
surplus equipment may be inspected by contacting
Mr. S. M. Eubanks at (904) 227-1204 or 639-5630
or Mr. Clinton Brownell at (904) 227-1204. The
bus is located at the School Bus Garage in Port St
Joe on Long Avenue Extension. The bid will be on
an "AS IS" basis, and each successful bidder will
be required to remove the equipment from school
property. Bid forms are available at the above ad-
dress. Interested persons must use the bid form
and submit it in a sealed envelope marked Bid
#96-013 and addressed to Mr. S. M. Eubanks,
Gulf County Schools, 150 Middle School Road,
Port St. Joe FL 32456. The bid deadline is 10:00
A.M., E.T., November 20, 1995. Board action will
take place on December 5, 1995 at the regular
2tc, November 9 and 16, 1995.
Fantasy Properties, Inc.
1200 U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
MEXICO BEACH BEACHSIDE Excellent Ren-
tal, 1/2 of Duplex, water view from deck. Two
bdrm., 1 1/2 baths, cen. h&a, appliances,
stove, refrig., dishwasher, microwave, dryer,
ST. JOE BEACH Modular home 221 Court
St. remodelled, furnished, 2 bedroom, 1 bath,
covered deck, high lot, partial water view.
LOTS FOR SALE High elevation close to
beach. Block 46 Lot 7, 75x125; $19,000;
Block 46 Lot 11. 75x125', $21,000. May be
used for mobile homes or houses.
Sales Rentals Vacation Rental Specialists
JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor
Elizabeth W. Thompson
REALTOR LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
Office: Hwy. 98 at 19th St., Mexico Beach
Mailing Address: Rt. 3, Box 167, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Fax: (904) 648-4247
904-648-5683 or 1-800-582-2990
After Hours: Jay Rish, Associate Broker, 904-229-1070,
Brenda Miller, Salesperson, 904/648-5435
S- Boater s Dream
NORTH CANAL DR., OVERSTREET, FL. If you have always wanted a
place to privately moor your boat, this is it! Beautiful 1/2 acre on
the Intracoastal Waterway with home and 100' of frontage. Home
is a 3 bd., 2 ba. beauty w/a breathtaking view of the Intracoastal
Waterway. Large den with fireplace and ceiling fans that connects to
a sitting room/breezeway. There is also a nice living room for enter-
taining. Spacious kitchen w/all the appliances and a water softener.
Double garage w/outside storage room attached. Home-is covered
in siding for low maintenance. Small docking facility with great po-
tential. Also, one side of the property is bordered by St. Joe Paper
Company. Don't let this unique waterfront property pass you by be-
cause it won't last long. OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE.
1.26 acre waterfront parcel that is contiguous to the above men-
tioned property. Almost 200' on the Intracoastal Waterway that
could be your dream building site. Heavily wooded and high and dry.
Minimal marsh grass. This is a boater's dream come true. OWNER
RNANCING AVAILABLE, $79,500.00.
124 HUNTER CIRCLE, PORT ST. JOE. Very nice 4 br/2 ba. brick
home nestled among large oaks on a deep lot. Home is a great
room design w/a beautiful brick fireplace. Nice kitchen w/all the
major appliances and a bar for eating. Also, there are lots of cabi-
nets and storage space in the kitchen & throughout the house. The
spacious master bdrm. is away from the other bedrooms and has
Its own bath. The back yard is large and has a nice wired workshop
as well as a dog pen. if you are wanting to move up to a nicer home
or are looking for a home in a nice quiet neighborhood, then this is
it!- priced to sell at $74,500.00. Call Jay Rish, Associate Broker,
for a showing at your convenience.
ALERT ST, JOE BEACH ALERT!!
75' x 100' lot 15% down with low monthly payments. Owner financ-
ing!!! ONLY $10,000.1!! Needs some fill. Call Jay Rish.
If you've been affected by Hurricane Opal, and if you wish to rent or
sell your property, please contact us about your possible options.
We have renters and buyers available now.
C LC S S S
(904) 227-1892 or 800-261-1892
Coldwell Banker Has Winter Rentals!!!
Beautiful Bayside 2 bdrm., 2 bath single family home. Berber carpets, catehdral ceilings, adjacent to St.
Joseph State Park with access to Bay. All appliances included. REDUCED TO SELL @ $69,900.
Two 1/2 acre lots Bayside Cape San Blas. Adjacent to State Park with access to Bay. Priced from $14,000.
Barrier Dunes 3 bdrm., 3 bath beautifully furnished townhome. UNBELIEVABLE PRICE OF $100,000.
Gulfside, Cape San Bias Untouched by Opal. 2 bdrm., 2 1/2 bath, duplex. Fully furnished with
spectacular view of the Gulf. MUST SEE!!! PRICED @ $79,500.
Sea Shores, St. Joe Beach. LARGE beautiful lot with water and sewer in place. CALL TODAY! $22,000.
Cape San Bias, Gulfside 2+ acre tract. Owner wants all offers. PRICED @ $99,900.
CHERYL SUMMERS, Broker (Hm 229-2740)
BARBARA STEIN, Salesperson (Hm. 229-6515)
1994 Coldwell Banker Corporation. An Equal Opportunity Company Equal Housing Opportunity. Some Offices Independently Owned
and Operated. In Canada, each Office is an Independently Owned and Operated Member Broker of Coldwell Banker Affiliates of Canada.
Expect the best.