The star
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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: November 23, 1995
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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1508 HWY 431-5


USPS 518-880






Gulf to

Give Its


Shutting Down
for the Holiday
Most of Port St Joe and Gulf
County will be completely closed
down Thursday, in observance of
the Thanksgiving holiday. Most
stores will be shut down for
Thanksgiving day with some ser-
vices being shut down Friday
All government offices will be
closed Friday as well, according
to spokesmen at the Courthouse
and the City Hall. The U.S. Post
Office will be open Friday. All lo-
cal State offices will be closed for
the week end.
The day after Thanksgiving
normally announces the begin-
ning of the Christmas shopping
season, with stores dealing in
Christmas merchandise shifting
into high gear for the big rush.
Banks will be open on Friday, as
the Federal Reserve Bank rules
forbid financial institutions gov-
erned by them from closing two
normal business days in a row.

Thanksgiving has been an
uniquely American holiday for al-
most as long as there has been
an America. As any elementary
school student knows the first
Thanksgiving was celebrated by
thepilgrilm settlers at James-
town, Massachusetts and the In-
dians. The day marked the event
of ithe first harvest of crops in the
New World.
Thanksgiving first became a
legal holiday when Abraham Lin-
coln was president after many
years of being an unofficial day of
observance by acclamation.
Thanksgiving day as we celebrate
it was established as the fourth
Thursday in November only in re-
cent years, by President Franklin
D. Roosevelt.

The city police in both Port
St Joe and Wewahitchka will
both have men on dutv for the
holiday, as will the Gulf County
Sheriffs Office, but some person-
nel of the departments will be ex-
periencing a holiday, with only a
skeleton crew on duty.
Police will be monitoring traf-
fic closely, with many people go-
ing to and from visiting with rela-
tives. The police and sheriff urge
everyone to drive carefully during
the holiday and don't become a
statistic. Holidays are normally
the safest time of the year for
drivers and pedestrians in Gulf
County. Sheriff Frank McKeithen,
speaking for all'law enforcement
in the county, urges that you
take care and maintain that repu-
tation this Thanksgiving.

Billy Traylor has been named
chairman of the board for a sec-
ond time by a vote of his peers
last week.
Traylor, who is in his second

... Board Attorney

elected term on the Board, suc-_
.ceeds past chairman Michael
Traylor is the only Republi-
can to be elected to the Gulf
County Board of Commissioners
and represents District Two com-
posed of voters in Wewahitchka
on the west side of Highway 71,
extendingto the north boundary
of the county and south to in-
clude Overstreet.
Traylor was first appointed to
the Board by former Governor
Martinez to serve the unexpired
term of Doug Birmingham who
resigned 'from the Board to take
another position. Traylor was first
elected in 1990 and won his sec-
ond full term on the Board last
Traylor will serve in his
present position for the entire
year of fiscal 95-96.
The Commission is represent-
ed by a new person in the posi-
tion of legal counsel also.

How Would You Like to

See Your City Changed?

A "buzz" group consisting of Shirley Ramsey, Gil Wil-
liams, Frank Seifert, Melba Richardson and Bill Koran dis-
cuss programs they would like to see developed in the city.

SDesign Studio West
SImprovements They
S Design Studio West represen-
Statives came to Port St. Joe last
Thursday and Friday and like
giant sponges absorbed volumes
of information about the commu-
In the marathon two-day fact.
finding trip, local businessmen,
civic leaders, industrial represen-
tatives, city commissioners, resi-
dents, and even high school stu-
dents participated in numerous
workshops conducted as the first

Herb Marlowe, of Design Studio West consulting firm is helping the Chamber of
leads a local audience in discussion Thurs- Commerce to come up with a plan for the
day night at the Centennial Building. The city to aim at for the future.

Leads Group of Citizens in Discussing
Would Like to See Considered In City's Future

Firm will come up with
suggestions on how to
reach desired goals in
a report to be made in
about 3-4 months.

step in the consultant firm's
"Visions" study. Sponsored by the
Chamber of Commerce and pri-
vately financed by local business
and industry contributions, the
study will provide a long range
"Visions" plan encompassing all of
Port St. Joe.
Design Studio West (DSW)
consultants Russell Moore, Gary
Hoyt and Herb Marlowe started
their day Thursday morning at
7:45 in a breakfast meeting with
the Merchants Association and
finished at 9:30 p.m. that evening,
after a two hour public meeting
held at the Centennial Building.
They squeezed 20 back-to-back
meetings in during the two day
25-hour span.
Russell Moore said he was
especially impressed with the
response they received from Port
St. Joe High School students
Thursday morning. 'When asked
how many intend on making Port
SL Joe their future home, all but
Stwo of the Student Council repre-
sentatives responded positively,"
Moore said. "This says a lot about
the community and its residents."
He-said one of the overwhelm-

ing needs voiced by the students
was for a place to interact social-
ly, other than convenience store
parking lots.
The Downtown Redevelop-
ment Board and Chamber of
Commerce Board of Directors dis-
cussed several needs of the com-
munity-specifically the down-
town district. Ways to revitalize,
beautify, and organize to encour-
age residents to shop locally
rather than buying their goods
from "Panama -City" were brain-
stormed. Chamber president
Rocky Motley told the group, 'We
need to do something to counter
the 'Panama City' mentality."
The public was given an
opportunity to voice its opinion
during meetings Thursday and
Friday evenings. Herb Marlowe
broke the participants into small
groups, posing questions to them
concerning Port St. Joe, its
future, positive and negative
attributes, and what factors stand
in the way of the city achieving its
The underlying theme des-
cribing why people have chosen to
live in Port St Joe was its warm
weather, friendly people, peaceful
community, surrounded by some
of the world's most beautiful
beaches, and small-town attribut-
Design Studio West will digest
the information gathered during
the meetings and design a pro-
posed "Visions Plan". Gary Hoyt
told The Star the plan would take
three to four months to complete.

Tim McFarland, a native of
Port St. Joe, was employed, suc-
ceeding Barbara :Sanders ofApa-
lachicola in that position, at the
Board's re-organization meeting
last week.
The Port St Joe attorney was
low bidder for the contract which
extends for the current fiscal
year. Sanders will continue to
represent the county on any liti-
gation which was already in
progress, such as a DCA lawsuit
concerning 'flood mitigation of
funds and a suit involving the
Sheriffs Department
McFarland graduated from
Port St Joe High School and re-
ceived his law degree from Nova
University in Fort Lauderdale. He
came back to port St. Joe in July
1994 to practice law with J. Pat-
rick Floyd and went into his own
practice in May of this year. He
and his wife Kim make their
home at St. Joe Beach.
He is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Perry McFarland of Port St Joe.

Billy Traylor, left, accepts the chairman's gavel from out-
going chairman Michael Hammond.

10th & Garrison Danger Spot

Two Wrecks at Same Location In Only A Week

The automobile shown in
the accompanying photograph,
flipped over on its side and
skidded into the front yard of
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Barnes
Saturday evening after striking
another car at the 10th Street
intersection on Garrison Ave-
The accident happened at
8:30 p.m. with the driver of the
overturned car being charged
with willful and wanton reck-
less driving by local police.
According to investigating
officer Sgt Terry Carr of the
Port St. Joe Police Department,
Troy Davonne Williams, 17, of
233 Avenue E, was headed in
a northerly direction on Garri-
son Avenue near the 10th
Street intersection. Sgt. Carr
estimated his speed at 40-45
miles per hbur in a 30-MPH
speed zone.
He overtook and attempted

to pass a second vehicle travel-
ling in the same direction, just
as the vehicle started a left
turn into 10th Street. Williams
took evasive action to avoid a
collision, and as a result his
1992 Hyundai flipped over on
its side and slid for some 221
feet before coming to rest in
the Barnes' yard.
Williams and his passen-
ger, Robert Boule, 15, of 324
Avenue B suffered only slight
injuries, treated at the scene
by ambulance technicians.
Williams' vehicle side-
swiped a 1992 Honda, driven
by Christopher Kennington,
25, of 105 Hunter Circle.
His vehicle suffered an es-
timated $4,000 damages and
Kennington's vehicle had an
estimated $500 damages.
It was the second accident

inside a week's time at the
same spot.
Saturday, November 11, at
about 6:00 p.m., Mrs. Laura
Geddie suffered painful inju-
ries in a crash involving three
She was a passenger in a
vehicle being driven by Neff
Cox, Jr., when Cox attempted
to turn into 10th Street into
the path of a second vehicle
driven by Pamela Elaine Shiver
of Port St. Joe. Cox' vehicle
spun around after being
struck in the passenger side,
and struck a car driven by
Carrie Ann Harrison of 806
Garrison. Mrs. Harrison had
come to a stop in view of the
events unfolding around her.
Sgt. Terry Carr also inves-
tigated that accident, charging
Cox with violation of right-of-
way when making a left turn.

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evening. No injuries were reported.
evening. No injuries were reported.

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COunty Board Reorganizes

raylor Becomes Chairman; McFarland Named Attorney



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L Hunker Down with Kes

Let Us Be


For A Land of Plenty
As we observe Thanksgiving in our nation today, we
all should pause to express our thanks to God for all the
many blessings we have experienced as Americans
during the past year. In spite of the bumpy times, the
unfortunate experiences we have all been involved with,
it has been a good year.
In spite of the trial of the century occupying much of
our attention, the announced intention to sell the paper
mill, a visit from Hurricane Opal, turmoil in government
about how to get out of the financial mess we are in,
revealed political dirty tricks and the beginning of a
national campaign, the United States is STILL a nation
others are trying to, become a part of, by any means at
their disposal.
We find it hard to commiserate with people who are
worried about' a few inconveniences when there are so
many people in the world who would give their right arm
to be able to have the type problems we complain about.
Many are dying everyday-trying to get to this land of
milk and honey-on inner tubes, in overcrowded boats,
over walls, through fences; any way they can. If we are
suffering nearly as bad as some doom sayers claim, we're
the only ones who, know it!
We could live in fa country where medical care is a
needle jabbed in our neck, or arm; where a home is a few
sheets of tin, or cardboard, held up by a couple of poles;
where sanitation or proper waste disposal is a pause in
the woods, or an open ditch running down the middle of
a dirt path in front of the hovel where you forced to
S We may complain about having to pay $4.00 or $5.00
1: for a piece of meat to eat... or 89 a pound for a turkey
to grace our Thanksgiving table. Here in America there
will be no standing in line at a supermarket for an hour
or so to buy that piece of meat or that turkey, only to
have the clerk announce, "Sorry, we're sold out 'til next
There is plenty to be thankful for thisyear. One of the
things we can be most thankful about is that we live in a
nation which still pauses one full day each year to give
God thanks for what He has blessed us with. Considering
our drift toward removing God from our public lives, the
growth of crime in our society .'.!. pausing to give thanks
to Him means there still might be hope for us. We can
certainly be thankful for that!
We complain about our growing medical expense,
higher prices, ecological danger, disappearing acreage,
water shortages, floods, fires, earthquakes, crop failures,
lack of crop supports, etc.a,'nd etc. If there is nothing to.
complain about, we'll invent something! But, it only takes
a holiday observance such as Thanksgiving to bring us
back to the reality of just how much we are truly blessed!

by Kesley Colb rt.

Jess, Don't Worry About The

Pine Cones-I'll Pick 'em Up

Over the past several years
at this particularly thankful sea-
son I believe I've offered up my
heartfelt thanks to God, Mother,
family, friends,- country, apple
pie, Pilgrims, falling leaves,
maize, and the forty hour work-
week. Today, I'd thought we
might explore some of those less-
er known, but equally important
"things" we ,should be thankful
It's Thanksgiving Let's ex-
pand more thankful, horizons.
I can tell you right off I'm
thankful that empty cardboard
Busch Beer carton somebody
threw out in my front yard does
not have a bomb in it! It's been
sitting out by the road for a week
now. I spied it right off (it's a big
box) and immediately called out
to Jesse, who had Just pulled up



needs to accept that responsibili-
ty. Surely when he sees the box
he'll remember......
Folks, that Busch Beer car-
ton spent the weekend on my
front lawn. By now this thing
has turned into a contest-I'm,
not going to say a word and I'm
not going to pick it up!
It was still there this morn-
ing-which sets me to some more
reasoning-which leads me to
consider the options here: (A)
Jesse didn't hear me; (B) Jesse
heard me, he just doesn't want
to bother with the box; (C) Jesse
thinks it's not "his" yard; (D) It's
a '90's thing; (E) Those ACT and
SAT tests don't mean a thing and
all of his teachers have been ly-
ing to me for years-Jess is real-
ly dumb as a door nail......
Well, let's just be thankful,
no one has gotten blown up over
this deal.
I'm thankful my wife is inter-

ested In my health. She made me
start running a couple of years
ago. "Anything to get you off that
couch" is the way she put it. I
think she is interested in my
health. I borrowed a pair of
shorts from the boys and took
off. I'm doubly thankful that no
one has run over me. 'Course,
Harry Lowry came close one
night. "Kes, get some light col-
ored clothes if you're going to
run after dark"
I took Harry's advice and I've
made it just fine. That ugly dog
has been running with me for
several months now. As we bust
out the front gate Cathy will call
after us, "Take good care of Na-
than." Am I missing something
here? How about taking care of
ol' Kes? Come to think of It, I
have noticed that the cars slow
down a lot more when they see
the dog.....
I've got a good friend who
runs in Memphis. He can't be-
(See KESLEY on Page 3)

It's Only A Little More Than A Month'til Christmas

and that means it is only slightly
more than four weeks until
Christmas. Where did the year
When did it pass by that
week end when we were going to
take it easy and do nothing ex-
cept what we felt like doing? Such
a week end, now and then is good
for the stress which might bother
you, or your blood pressure, or
your bad attitude, or a number of
things most of us don't heed.
Where did that time go when
we were going to take off, relax
and take a trip somewhere? We
were going to do that very thing
'"tomorrow" or "next week" .
Well all those "tomorrows" and
"next weeks" are about gone this
year, and we still haven't done
that R & RI
I don't know about you, but I
had full intentions of getting my
gift-buying done before December
this year. I was even intending to
make some of my Christmas gifts
out in my shed, this year. The

year has about slipped away all
the way to Christmas and not the
first gift has been purchased....
or made.

I KNOW IT IS getting near
Christmas because most of the
-stores have already put on their
Christmas face, put up the green
garlands and dug up the Bing
Crosby Christmas music records.
Of course some of the stores
started their Christmas promo-
tion before Hallowe'en. The Wal-
marts, the Sam's, the K-Marts
and the like all of which I
never visit nor expect to, even at
this Christmas season. If you re-

ceive a gift from me, you can bet
the farm it didn't come from one
of these stores!
At a meeting last Thursday
morning, in which the merchants
were being asked for their input
to the Vision team visiting our
town last week, one merchant re-
marked it was not feasible for her
to stock a certain item. She re-
marked, "My flow of traffic would
dictate that I buy only a dozen or
so items of that particular mer-
chandise and it naturally makes
my price a few cents higher. The
super stores, on the other hand,
buy that item by the truckloads
and the supplier gives them a

price break, part of which they
pass on to the customer."
Well, I mulled that one over
in my mind and came' up with the
best answer I could think of for
that situation. It went something
like this: I can walk into that per-
son's store and immediately know
right where that item is located. If
I don't, I can find out with only a
quick question to the owner
across the store and she will tell
me--or better yet, show me just
where it is located.
I would have to walk through
a mile of crowded aisles, looking
at crowded shelf after crowded
shelf in the super store to -find
the item; taking maybe a half
hour just to find my item, not to
mention another half hour wast-
ed trying to pay for my purchase.
I can do a lot of things with
that wasted hour.
As far as I am behind in do-
ing the. things I want to do, just
think how far I would be behind if
I wasted that much time looking

for something in a super store.
Another thing to consider; I
can bring it back to my local
store and get a replacement if I
later find out it is faulty.

BUT, I DIDNT start out to
give you a diatribe in reasoning. I
started out to fill this column,
early, on a few thoughts about
time slipping by without my get-
ting ready for the Christmas sea-
son, yet.
I'm not going to think about
that situation right now. It's
Thanksgiving now 'and time to
dwell on that particular holiday.
One holiday at a time.
Thanksgiving sure has
changed at our house. We're still
just as thankful as ever that we
'have made it this far in as good a
shape as we are in and have as
much of the good life as we have.
We are still just as thankful that
all our children are doing well, in
good health and have a good

I can feel the time is coming
when this situation might not be
so expected as a "given" for even
the American family. Suddenly,
good jobs are not as easy to find.
Suddenly, good health care is
starting to erode. Suddenly, a
home of your own is even being
priced out of the reach of many
new families. Suddenly, children
and youth can't expect to come
home to a mother in the house;
they have to work alongside Dad
in order to make ends meet.

BUT THIS TIME of the year
seems to serve to make each of
us pause to realize that we hav,
the best of what life has to offer
in this old world today. Maybe if
we stop majoring on what we
don't have and offer a little more
thanks for what we do have,
things will come more into per-
spective. Maybe, too, it will en-
courage us to work and try just a
little harder. to appreciate what
the Lord has sent our way.

St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
Nov. 24 9:16 a.m. L -0.5 11.25 p.m. H 1.9
Nov. 25 10:08 am. L -0.4
Nov. 26 12:13 a.m. H 1.7 10:55 a.m. L -0.3
Nov. 27 12:59 a.m. H 1.6 11:33 aim. L -0.1
Nov. 28 1:39 a.m. H 1.3 11:50 a.m. L 0.1
Nov. 29 2:03 a.m. H 1.0 11:40 a.m. L 0.3
. 10:11 p.m. H 0.8
Nov. 30 10:45 a.m. L 0.4 7:48 p.m. H 0.9

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in the drive, "Son, pick up that
old carton out there, 1 can't be-
lieve someone would throw their
trash offjust anywhere."
The next afternoon I pull up
to the house-the carton is still
there. Jesse is in the yard play-
ing with his ugly dog. "Jess, son,
I thought I mentioned this yes-
terday-I want you to get that
old beer carton out of our front
yard! Take it around back and
put it in the trash can."
"I'll get it in just a minute,
You can see where we're go-
ing here. The next morning, the
box is still there. Youngensl I
walk out to the road, reach
down-wait a second here, the
boy is seventeen. I've told him
twice! I march back toward the
house, mayhem on my mind. By
the time I reach the porch my
sense of logic and reasoning are
turning this thing over. I don't
think I'll mention it again. He
has been assigned a task. He



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Schools Recognize Arizona

Award Recognizes Area Firm's Contribution to Education

positive business partnerships
with several organizations in Gulf
County. One such partnership is

Dr. Barnes

On Wewa

Med. Staff
The Wewahitchka Medical
Center recently welcomed to its
:*medical staff Dr. Michael E.
Barnes. Dr. Barnes is board certi-
Sfled In family practice and comes
to Wewahitchka after practicing.
,two years at the Bay Walk-In
Clinic in Panama City.
Originally from Alabama, Dr.
Barnes stated, "I am happy to be
here in Wewa and look forward to
being a country doctor. I under-
stand small towns and their spe-
cial needs and look forward to the
Dr. Barnes received his bach-
elor of science degree in biology
from the University of South Ala-
bama and his doctor of medicine
from the University ofAutonoma
De. Nuevo Leon'.' He completed
his'residency tiailng at Deacon-
ess Hospital in Evansville, India-
Dr. Barnes will be working
full time and appointments can
be scheduled by calling 639-


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runAner, ap izza cieuvery iiul
wearing shorts and a swimmer
walking home from a meet. They
had to jump two curbs and a me-
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An anonymous source In the me- smelly pine cotnes.' I'd' never
oAn l e anonymous source in the me- heard of suchl I solved this di--
tro police department said It was lemma with relative ease. I went
about the best driving ever seen out in the back yard, picked up
in Memphis.... eight average sized pine cones,
Isn't it great not to be in a sprayed 'em down real good with
big city Right Guard and placed them
I'm thankful this holiday sea- strategically around the house.
son that none of my sisters-in- I'm thankful my days of
law are pregnant. Listen, the bathing in a number 3 wash tub
world stops.:, when one of them are over forever.
has a baby. Nothing can call- I'm thankful Ive finished an-
them together quicker.,or longer other Thanksgiving weak story. .
than a good birthing My wife has

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for one of those "special occa-
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one wipes, one 'brings In the
fresh Huggie, one ietapes and
one gets her face right over the
little angel and makes wild Afri-
can hunting sounds while the
other four "operate".
I'm thankful I caught my
wife before she paid twelve dol-
lars for a sack of eight very aver-
age sized, scented pine cones.
People, she was serious She had
my money outl She was about to

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with Arizona Chemical. For one of
its efforts, the Science Screen Re-

port, a plaque is being rewarded.
Funds for purchasing advanced
science materials and visual aids
are provided by Arizona Chemical
through this program. The mate-
rials are then included in district
media centers for distribution to
the schools as' requested by
This particular program has
been sponsored for two years by
Arizona Chemical in Port St. Joe.
Bidwell said, "We are pleased
with the materials that we receive
through this program and the
teachers are able to enhance sci-
ence arid mathematics instruc-
tion with them. Arizona Chemical
has been a positive contributor to
the educational process for our
district and we are hopeful this
relationship will continue in the
Superintendent Wilder em-
phasized that this was only one of
several efforts Arizona Chemical
has that provides positive results
for the school system. Arizona
Chemical participates In a Foun-
dation Program which has award-
ed the schools in the district sev-
eral thousands of dollars in past
years-and they recognize out-
standing seniors each year at
graduation with various awards.
Superintendent Wilder stated,
'We are proud of all our partner-
ships and are pleased that we
have this particular opportunity
to publicly recognize the results
of one such effort of our business
Bill Dunning said, 'We at Ari-
zona Chemical are pleased to be
part of this, community and in
some small way make a contribu-
tion to the school system. We be-
lieve that education is important
to the positive development of our
country and the school employees
In Gulf County are making a posi-
tive effort tocontribute to meeting
the needs of our children."

(From Page 2)
lieve I just "take of* down any
street In town.. "You can't do that
up here. They'll run over you.
Just last Tuesday, they hit three
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Thanksgiving Day Buffet at

.CA The Yacht Car6

/ aBaked Ham with Raisin Sauce
SRoast Turkey Roast Beef
Marshmallow Yams, Mashed Potatoes, Dressing & Gravy,
xi'*f BiGreen Beans, Summer Squash, English Peas, and Much More


An array of Homemade Desserts to include: Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, Peach Cobbler,
German Chocolate Cake, Coconut Cake, and Death by Chocolate.

$7.95 adults

$5.95 children
HOLIDAY HOURS: 10 a.m. -3 p.m. CST

The Yacht CafM

Hwy. 98 at 38th St. Mexico Beach 648-4500

BREAKFAST BUFFET 6 a.m. 11 a.m. Tues. thru Sunday
LUNCH 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Tues. thru Sunday
DINNER 4 p.m. 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Shell Shack
Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach.
10 gallon Aquarium
w/heater ar pump, ermometer,
gravel, filter and hose
*26.95 pus tax
Single 10 Gallon
'1 0.95
i -095, plus tax
Call 648-8256
..' 5tp 1123/95

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Dr. Michael Barnes

Highway Open Again But

Still Undergoing Repairs
Highway 98, which skirts the shore of St. Joseph Bay in-
side the City Limits of Port St. Joe, was re-opened to traffic
last week after being closed to vehicles for nearly, six weeks
following Hurricane Opal to repair spots where it was cut In
two by heavy surf. The road is still operating under a cau-
tion flag, however, as the concrete seawalls are still being
re-built and rock rip-rap replaced. The road was washed in
two in three different spots inside the city limits and the'
bridge across Patton's Bayou near 20th Street had its ap-
Sproaches damaged and washed out by the storm. Workers of
DOT are shown smoothing out new concrete slabs on the sea

Special Speaker
At Church of God .
In Christ Sunday
The Church of God in Christ,
N located at 163 Avenue "D" In Port
SSt Joe, invites everyone to wor-
ship with the church family Sun- A l A
day, November 26 at 11:30 a.m. IN
This special service will fea-
ture Rev. Rufus Wood of Panama I
City as the speaker.

' .;227-16700 -
*Oysters *Groceries
Clams Beer & Wine
Shrimp Cigarettes
*Crabs Colombo
Crawfish Yogurt
HOURS: Tues Thurs: 12-8
Fri-Sat: 12-9
Closed Sunday and Monday



Sheri Palmer and

Todd Sterzoy Marry
Sheri Sue Palmer and Todd hassee, were married October 21
Anthony Sterzoy, both of Talla- at the First United Methodist
Church of Wewahitchka.
The reception was held at the
Wewahitchka Community Center.
Following their wedding trip to
the Bahamas and Orlando, the
couple resides in Tallahassee.
They are employed by Hol-
land & Knight law firm.
Her parents are Janice Brin-
.: son of Thomasville, Georgia and
tt t'.Sl p the late JerryA. Brinson.
.His parents are Richard and
S.Marty Sterzoy of Wewahitchka.
(,' '. i j"The Rev. John F. Kramer per-
S.;a formed the ceremony.

Spencer Kyle Roddy
Spencer Is Three!
Spencer. Kyle Roddy turned
three years old on November 22.
He celebrated his third birthday
Saturday, November 18th with a
Thomas the Train party at his
home in White City.
Helping Spencer celebrate
this special day were his friends,
Kaleigh Goodson, Justin Hicks,
Michael and Aaron Dixon, Mi-
chael and David LaVato, and his
Spencer Is the son of Wesley
and Hope Roddy and the' grand-,
son of Clyde and Judy Gentry of
White City, and Jerry and Gretch-
en Roddy of Louisiana.

Matron of honor was Karla
Pridgeon. Bridesmaids were Kristi
Sherman, Lauri Johnson, and
Angle Mitchell, the bride's sister.
Flower girls were Megan and
Chelsea Palmer, the bride's
Best man was Rich Sterzoy,
the groom's brother. Groomsmen
were Mike Harrison,. Brooke Woo-
ten, and Matthew Birmingham.

Final Plans
Final wedding plans for Me-
lissa Watson and Mike Rigsby
have been announced. The wed-
ding will be Saturday, November
25 at 3:00 p.m. in the First Bap-
tist Church in Port St. Joe.
A reception will follow in the
church social hall. A nursery will
be provided for those attending
the ceremony.
All friends and relatives are
invited to attend.

Announce Birth
Bill and Kay Crawford of St.
Joe Beach are proud to announce
the birth of their great-grandson,
John Power Hassert.
John was born on Tuesday,
November 14 and weighed in at
10 Ibs. 1 oz. and was 22 inches
John's mom and dad are Jea-
nine and Kurt 'Hassert. His ma-
ternal grandparents are John and
Marilyn Maroon of Clifton, New
Jersey. Paternal grandmother Is
Barbara Hassert of Verona, New

Help Wewa Chamber
"Light The Park..."
The Wewahitchka Chamber'
of Commerce invites everyone' in
the community to .. ".Light the
Park With Love". By making a do-

St. Joseph Bay Chapter

NSDAR Holds Meeting

The Saint Joseph By :Chap-
ter, NSDAR, held its regular
meeting at the Port St. Joe Gar-,
den Center on Wednesday, No-',:
vember 15.
After a delightful lunch Mrs.,
James T. Heathcock introduced
the.guest speaker, Major (Retired)
Robert E. Willis, U. S. Army,from
Panama City Beach. Major Willis
spoke on the organization of the
Continental Army and Our Grand-
fafher's Book which was written"
by Baron Von Steuben. .
"The Colonists built up an ef-

Mrs. Gardner presented Betty
Lewis, President of the Port St.
Joe Garden Club, with a check to
assist in the re-roofing of the Gar-
den Center building.
Members were reminded that
the Christmas Membership Tea
which will be held at the home of
Elizabeth Thompson of Mexico
Beach on December 20 from 3:30
until 5:30 p.m. (EST). The host-
esses will be Mesdames Thomp-
son, William J. Rish, Paul Fen-
som, Archie Gardner, Paul Kunel
and W. B. Simmons.

nation in memory or honor of a
loved one, you will help them pur-
qhase Christmas lights to deco-
rate the newly renovated Lake
Alice Park.
Contact Carolyn Husband for
more information at 639-2222.

El Governor


Holiday Speial
3 nights/

For Reservations call
fto 11/ea8/5

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Southeastern Landscaping

Tripp and Sharon Barrier 639s5660
2t I I I'9r 5


Is Here at

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Furniture & Accessories

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Fabrics & Wallcoverings

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sacc4ud. We apieciate our e / ctme/f

Interiors Etcetera
Furniture and Accessories
505 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe Phone 229-6054

Toys Decorations Novelties
_L. Games Small Appliances
t--Shavers-- Scents- Candy;
r Co lCShop OuraCat
ColorfuIlChnrstmas Catalog

Two Pharmacists and Two Pharimacy
Technicians to serve you promptly.
Saveway Center Phone 227-1224`


Mrs. James T. Heathcock, Assistant Registrar, and Major (Re-
tired) Robert D. Willis, guest speaker, are shown in the photo
above holding Our Grandfather's Book.

fective revolutionary organization
after the Boston Tea Party," he i
said, "but they lacked leadership
and a unified army accustomed to
taking orders from a superior,
commander." :
"Baron Von Steuben, a Ger-
man professional soldier, taught
the Americans the art of war and
helped to make the troops better `
fighters," Willis added. He also
added that his set of regulations
are still followed by today's mill-
tary troops.
During the business session,

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618 W. 23rd Street
Publix Plaza
Panama City, FL

Top Quality, Name
Brand Hearing Aids
Satisfaction Guaranteed
Monthly Service Center
Motel St. Joe (PSJ)
1st Thursday each month



We have many items at reduced prices andwill continue
to add more every day throughout the holidays.

For your shopping convenience,we will be open
Thursday, Friday and Saturday until 6 p.m., C.S.T.

710 Highway 98






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A Hurricane Affects

Absolutely Everyone

S Long-Time Employees Recognized
A luncheon was held on November 16 to recognize employees who had reached twenty-five and
thirty years service with St. Joseph Telecommunications during the year 1994.
Pictured from left to right are Monroe Register (30 years), Wanda Farmer (25 years), Evelyn
Rushing (30 years), Myrtle Fox (30 years), Lillie Mac Gilbert (25 years), Pat Hartley (30 years), and
Edward Randolph (25 years). Not appearing in the photo is Elaine Martin (25 years).
St. Joseph Telecommunications is grateful for the years of devoted service to the company and
Customers by these employees.

Trevor's Six
On October 27 Trevor Burch
turned six years old. He enjoyed a
Looney Tunes party at home with
his family and friends.
Those helping him celebrate
his special day were: mom, dad,
Tiffany, MeMe and Poppy, Uncle
David, Aunt Pam, Leigh and Will,
Mason Adklson, Blake and Brett
,Barnes. Eric Brumbaugh. Sa-
mantha and Emilee Fenaes, An-
drew Furr, Katie and Sara Hoff-
man, Preston and Blake Nobles,
Leslie and Matthew Pope, Trevor
Seay, Leah, Lynde and Lori Tay-
lor, and Matthew Wright.
Trevof is the son of Rusty
and Debbie Burch. His grandpar-'
ents are Roy and Verna Burch
and the late Mary L. Kearns, all of
Port St. Joe. His great-grand-
mother Is Mary Pope of Ball, Loul-

i .

The Gulf County Guidance
Clinic, Inc. has announced that it
will offer a free program open to
the general public entitled,
"H.O.P.E. After Opal," on Thurs-
day, November 30 at two conven-
lent times. Programs will be of-
fered at 2:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
(Eastern) at the Guidance Clinic's
Wellness Center, located at 402
Third Street (the corer of Wil-
liams and Third Streets) in Pf
St. Joe.
Everyone Is invited to find out
how everyday people react to dis-
aster situation and how they
learn to grow from the experi-
ence. Project H.O.P.E. counselors
are Melinda Brookins, M.S., Ca-
thy Stringer, M.S., and John Ray,
M.S. These counselors will be
present to provide helpful iinfor-
mation on the range of normal re-
,actions to disasters. Disasters
like Opal take a toll on people's
emotional reserve as well,as their
physical and economic resources.
Difficulties and feelings can last
for many months.
In addition to this program
on November 30, Project H.O.P.E.
Outreach Counselors from the
Guidance Clinic can come to your
home, school or business in Mexi-
co .Beach, Gulf and Franklin
Anyone who would like to

Trevor Lee Burch

Spend Your $$ at Home
Shop .Eortj&t. Joe!

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know more about the program or
the services that are available to
storm victims in our area may
call the Gulf County Guidance
Clinic at (904) 227-1145. Call
them today. You don't have to
"weather the storm" alone.

Bake &

Craft Sale

Sat., Dec. 2
8 a.m. Highland View
Assembly of God Church,
Dolphin Street, H.V.
itc 11/23/9


Proclaims National Home Care Week
In the photo above, Mayor Frank Pate is shown signing a
proclamation for National Home Health Care Week to be ob-
served November 20 through 26. In doing so, he urges citizens
to recognize the efforts of home care providers, and the families
and friends of the elderly and disabled, who provide such impor-
tant services in the home. Looking on are Marquis Home Health
staff members, Judith Howell RN, Director of Professional Ser-
vices, Tracie Hart LPN, Field Coordinator, and Cynthia Summers
RN, staff nurse.

Computer Auction Date Set
Wade Clark Auctions Is Many will have factory war-
pleased to announce their plans ranties, and will sell at a fraction
to hold several computer auctions of retail. The Clarks are delighted
throughout Florida In the upcom- to be able to announce this De-
ing months. Arrangements with a cember 16th auction which will
consignor from Texas have been provide families and businesses
made for the first auction to be an opportunity to purchase af-
held on December 16th. Tenta- fordable computers-and Just in
Uvely, an expected inventory to be time for Christmas! For more in-
sold on that day will be worth formation, call Wade Clark at
over $60,000. (904)229-9282.

RELH ^ 1
in a friendly
with good
Serving Breakfast,
..Lunch & Dinner,
Sr8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
6 Days a Week
Closed Sundays

-Specializing In -
*Buffet Lunch *Sandwiches
*Meals to Go
*Fresh Seafood
*Delicious Steaks

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new game from Tyndall Federal Credit Union.
Between 10 and 2,.you can be a part of the official kick off of
Tyndall Savers, our new youth savers program for children and teens. You can also
witness the premiere appearance of Ty, our Tyndall Savers mascot who'll be making his
debut in an absolutely eggciting fashion.
We'll have lots of

games, including a ring
toss, a space walk, and
a petting zoo. And you
can pick up a few prizes in
the process.


A Financial Program for Children & Teens

So spend a Saturday afternoon with the kids introducing them to Tyndall Savers, a
game where everyone wins.


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Light Up H
Light up the holiday season
for the ones you love with a $10
donation to Bay Medical Center's
hospice program. This donation
will sponsor a Christmas tree
light in memory of or in honor of
a loved one.
For a $25 donation to spon-
sor a light, a porcelain Christmas
tree ornament will be sent to the
honoree or family. For $100 you
may sponsor a light on the star at
the top of the tree and will in-
clude an ornament.
Donations, along with the
name and address of the honoree
should be mailed to the Auxiliary
of Bay Medical Center, 615 N. Bo-

Robert Bishop
Robert "Bob" Bishop, 92, of
Wewahitchka, departed this life
on Tuesday, November 14 at his
home following a lengthy illness.
Born May 18, 1903 in Free-
port, he had been a resident of
Gulf County for the past 80 years
and was a member of the First
United Pentecostal Church of We-
wahitchka for 46 years. He re-
tired from Apalachicola Northern
Railroad of Port St. Joe in 1968.
He was preceded in death by
his parents, John and Sophronia
Bishop, and a son, Karas Bishop
of Pensacola.
Survivors include his wife,
Hannah Ruth Bishop of Wewa-
hitchka; two daughters, Kathleen.
Biggs and husband, Harold of
Marianna, and Barbara Peavy
and husband, Carl of Live Oak;
four sons, Dale Collinsworth of
Gainesville, Ronald Bishop and
wife, Fay of Wewahitchka, John
Bishop and wife, Rita of Chicago,
and Faron Bishop and wife, Kay
of Tallahassee; 27 grandchildren;
and 30 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held
at 10:00 a.m., C.D.T., Friday at,
the First United Pentecostal
Church, conducted by Rev. 0. C.
Crabtree and Rev. Allen Biggs,
grandson. Interment followed in
the family plot in Roberts Ceme-
tery in Wewahitchka.
Pallbearers were Roger Thom-
as, Andy Biggs, Tim Peavy, Mark
peavy, David Bishop, and Casey
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral

holidayss for Loved Ones

nita Avenue, Panama City, FL
32401. Donations received by the
Gulf County, -Franklin County
community will be utilized in the

hospice program in that area.
The community is invited to
attend either of the tree lighting
ceremonies on December 12. The

Original Round Pizza
Two for One
Cheese ................................ 6.95 8,95 10.95
Extra Items or Extra cheese....... 1.09 1:29 1.49
Pepperoni Mushrooms Italian Sausage a Ham Green Peppers Onions
Ground Beef Black Olives Pineapple Anchovies Mild Peppers
THE WORKS 10.25 12.50 :15.95
Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Ham, Italian Sausage, Green peppers
& Onions (Anchovies on request)
STICKY FINGERS ............ 10.95 13.50 16.95
Cheese, Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Ham, Italian sausage,
Green Peppers, Onions, Black Olives & Ground Beef
. (Anchovies on request)

Extra Large
2 Topping Howiemongous Pizza .......................... 7.99
Specialty Howiemongous Pizza .............. ......... 10.99

Chicken Wings
10 Wings 20 Wings
4.59 8.95
served weleiry. Bleu Cheese & Spicy Howie Sticks

1 Medium Pizza $399
Sw/l Item
1 Large Pizza $499 I
I w/Item
1 Large $799
I Specialty Pizza I

Nt valid w/other coupons,
i1 Monument Ave.. 29-9222
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1 Large
I 1Topping.
I Pizza i

I $399

Not valid with other coupons I
* 418 Monument Ave.- 229-9222
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first is on the front lawn of Bay
Medical Center at 5 p.m.
In Port St. Joe, the tree light-
ing ceremony will be held in the
front lobby of Gulf Pines Hospital
at 6 p.m. A reception will follow
the ceremony. For more informa-
tion call Tessa GoffRN., D.O.N. at

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418 Monument Ave.
Port St. Joe

Closed All Day


Howie Bread
SHOWIE BREAD w/Sauce ............ 2.25
HOWIE BREAD w/Sauce & Cheese 2.95

GCS & R Giving'
Away Playhouse
Gulf County Search and Res-
cue members will be giving away
a playhouse (8' x 10') on Decem-
ber 19. Tickets for the playhouse-

S1 Pizza w/The WOrks
I &1 Pizza
I W/2 Toppings I

12 Med.......... 95

2 Lg....,.... 12. 95

SNot valid with other coupons
a8 Monument Ave. 229-9222

are available for a $1.00 dona-
Tickets are on sale at Renfro
Auto Parts, Hammond's Country
Store in White City, The Country
Mart in Howard's Creek and The
Star on Williams Avenue in Port
St Joe.

Over 130 Locations in Florida
Pasta Dinners servedw/HowieBread -
For For2
Layered w/Mozrella Cheese & served wMowle Bread
BAKED ZITI 4.95 8.95.
A generous poron of Zii topped with Mozarella Cheese i baked to a golden
brown. / : ,
RAVIOLI.. ........ 4.95 8.95
Cheese stuffed Ravili topped with our own sauce.
owMeatballs or Mushrooms ......................... 99 1.2

Oven Baked Subs
Deluxe combination 4.65.
FllledIfull of Pepperoni, Dced Ham, Mozzarella cheese
Italian sausage, Lettuce, Tomato, Onions & Mild Peppers
Steak, Cheese & Mushrooms .... .......... 4.65
stear, cheese. Mushrooms. Lettuce, Tomato, Onions & MlId Peppers
Ham & Cheese............................................. 4.65
Ham, Cheese, Lettuce. Tomato. Onions S Mild Peppers
Pizza Sub ... ............................. .. 4.65
Pizza Sauce, Pepperoni & cheese
M eatball Sub ..................................................... 4.65
Meatballs with Spaghetti sauce Mozzrenla cheese
Bacon Cheeseburger Sub. 4.65
S around Beef, Bacon. & onion on request
,Salads .SM MED L
Antipasto Salad............. 2.50 .3.95 5.50 *
Lettuce, Ham, Salami, Cheese,Pepper Rings, Onions,
Tomatoes-& Black Oives
Chef Salad 2.25 3.25 '4.95
Fresh Crisp Lettuce,.Tomatoes & Onions topped with Diced Ham,
Mozzrenla Cheese & Black Olives
Tossed Salad 1.75 2.50 3.50
Lettuce, Tomatoes & Onions with your choice of dressing

LUNCH SPECIALS 11 amn-3 pm

I 1Small 1-Toppng $ 45
I Piza & Small Coke I |
I Pasta for one $ 95 I
I & Howle Bread I
I Any Half Sub, Howies I45 I
SBread & Coke I"
1 Slce of Plta '. + l 9 :
: os $,,, 29 I
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418 Monument Ave. 229-9222

A .Hurricane Affects Absoltely Everyne

Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc.

Announces a FREE program called

Hl+OaPaE Aftear al

Thursday, Nov. 30, 1995

at 2 Convenient Times

2:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

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I 402 3rd St. (Corner of Williams & 3rd St.) Port St. Joe

Find out how everyday people react to disaster situations
and how they learn to grow from the experience.

4 Our outreach counselors can come to your home, school,
or business in Mexico Beach, Gulf and Franklin counties.

Call us today 2271145

SProject HO0P E_

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Graceville Ends Gators'

Wewahitchka's defense corrals Graceville's running
back during Friday's playoff action. An unidentified Gator
(left), Allan Tillman (51), and John Gibbs (79) close in for
the tackle.

The Wewahitchka Gators'
;chances began to slip away late in
the second quarter Friday evening
when the Graceville Tigers scored
two touchdowns in the matter of
two minutes. .
S One touchdown included a 79
yard pass and after the ensuing
kickoff the Gators fumbled the
ball on their own one yard line on
their first play from scrimmage.
This enabled the Tigers to score
again from the point of recovery
on the three yard line.
Prior to the second quarter,
both Wewahitchka and Graceville
were in a defensive battle with the
ball switching sides five times.
halftime saw the Tigers leading
In the second half the Gators
drove the ball three times inside
the Tigers' 30 yard line, but fell
short of scoring. Graceville went
Son to score 18 unanswered points
ln the second half to finalize a 32-
0 victory in the first round of the
(lass AA playoffs.
In a slap in the face on the
Gators last possession of the
game, the Tigers refused to put
their defensive unit on the field.
The loss ended a successful
8-2 regular season for the Gators
under head coach Wayne Flowers.
First downs 10 13
Rushes yds. 21-83 40-172

Passing yards
Total yards
Fumbles, lost



1-1 1-1
6-30 9-95
2-25 2-32
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0 14 6 12-32

to the citizens of Mexico
Beach, for your vote
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Scoring: Second guarter-GHS & support.
Kelley 79 yard pass from Smith (kick Jim
failed); GHS Kelley 3 yard pass from Jim10l o ,
Smith (Adams run)
Third Quarter-GHS Johns 34 yd. Group 5
run (kick failed) Oup
Fourth Quarter-GHS Faison 69 yd. ltc 11/23/95
pass from Smith (run failed); Kelley -
35 yd. run (run failed)

Life Home Auto Business
Health Disability
(-rt ShJ,4d

(904) 227-2106 Sweazy Agent Port St. Joe, FL

Large Blooming Camellias that will last a lifetime.

Plus: Citrus, Satsuma Orange, Sweet & Tart Kumquat
that will take the cold down to the 20's. Many other plant selections.

MAC'S NURSERY, Wewa Kinard
4t 639-5176 4 4t 11/16/95

Tranum 1~ Lemore (15)
intercepts tls Graceville

Notice Is hereby given that, puruant to
Chapter 865.09 Florida Statutes, the undersligrd
Intends to register with the Dislslon of Corpora-
Uons. Department of State the ficUUous trade
name under which It wilU be eniged In business
and n.bhbuslnesa 1 I&to1 b F al'cge .
MAILING ADDRESS: P. Box 930. 221 Brannon
Lane, Wewahltchka, Flonda 32465.
OWNERIS) Larry andAlice O'ShalL
itc,.November23, 1995. :

Auto Accidents
Work Injuries
,Back Pain
ArI/Hand Pain
Leg/Foot Pain

Two Gator defensive players tackle Graceville's quar-
terback in the backfield.

General Gun Season

QOp^ ens ,Th ankjs m lVl

General gun, turkey, and
duck hunting seasons open this
General gun season runs
from November 11 until January
21 In the Central Zone and No-.
vember 23 to 26 and December 9
to February 14 irnthe Northwest
During general gun season,
hunters may take antlered deer
(minimum 5-inch antler), wild
hogs and small game. Bag limits
are: deer, two per day; wild hogs,
one per day where hogs are clas-
sified as legal game; gray squir-
rels, 12 per day; fox squirrels,
two per day (not legal to take on
wildlife management areas or in
SLei Hendry. Palm Beach, Mon-
roe, Collier, Broward or Dade
SCOunties); and quail, 12 per day.
Deer may riot be taken with
rimfire firearms, muzzleloaders of
less than 20 gauge or .40 caliber,
crossbows or bows with less than
35-pound draw weight, or arrows
with less than two sharpened

SIndian Pass Marine
2178 Hwy. C 30 227-1666 Port St. Joe
S Simmons Bayou across from Pic's


Authorized Johnson Dealer
OMC Systematched
Parts & Accessories
Call Ken

steel edges at least 7/8-inch
Fall turkey season runs No-
vember 11 until January 7 in the
Central and South zones and No-
vember 23-26 and December 9
through January 14 in the North-
west Zone. Bearded turkeys or
gobblers only may be taken. The
daily bag limit is one, season lim-
it two and possession limit two.
Hunters may use all firearms in-
cluding bows and arrows, muzzle-
loading guns, crossbows -and
handguns. Hunting turkeys with
dogs, shooting turkeys while they
are on the roost and baiting tur-
keys are prohibited.
Duck and coot season runs
statewide November 22 through
26 and December 7 until January
20. Shooting hours are one-half
hour before sunrise to sunset.
Hunters may take a daily bag lim-
it of five ducks. The five duck lim-
it may consist of no more than
one female mallard, one black
duck, one mottled duck (Florida
duck), one fulvous whistling
duck, one pintail, one canvas-
back, two redheads, and two
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Wewa Boy's Cross Country Team Finishes 1st In State;

The Wewahitchka High
School cross country teams trav-
eled to the state meet this past
Saturday and proved they were
"the best of the best" in Florida.
The boys finished first out of 19
teams to win Wewa's first state
championship in over 40 years.
The meet was held in Jackson-

Port St. Joe CC Boys

Finish Fifth In State

Last Saturday, the boy's
cross country team of Port St. Joe
High School competed in the
Class 3A State Cross Country
Championshlpis at Florida Com-
munity College in' Jacksonville
finishing fifth. Eighty runners
from 18 schools took part in the
three-mile race.
In the team competition, Mia-
mi Ransom-Everglades won the
meet with a score of 71 points.
Pensacola Catholic placed second
with 73 points, Tampa Catholic
was third (81), Jacksonville Epis-
copal was fourth (134), and Port
St Joe was fifth with 143 points.
In individual competition,
Marcus Tanner of Chiefland
placed first with a time of 15:39,
followed by Jamie Barretto
(15:52) and Darrin Miller (16:02),
both of Tampa Catholic.'
Germain Clark recorded the
highest overall finish for the
Sharks as lhe laced ninth with a'
personal best time of 16:28. As a
result of his top ten finish Ger-
main earned All-State Cross
Country Honors.
Gabe Clark placed 11th
(16:34) and Chad Thompson es-
tablished a new personal best
time of 17:44 while placing 44th.
Chuck Debates placed 47th with
a time of 17:57. Eric Sellers also
recorded a new personal best of
18&01, placing 48th and Matt Dix-
on placed 51st with a time of
Coach Scott Gowan com-
mented, "I was really pleased with
our performance Saturday. We re-
corded our highest overall finish
ever which was also the best
among all public schools in the
The 1995 season was the
best cross country season ever for
Port St. Joe High SchooL rThe
team had a record of 58-22;

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, placed second in seven meets
during the season; had 5 runners.
under 18:00; and established a
new school record with a season's
team time of 86:20. All this was
accomplished with a team com-
prised of sophomores, juniors
and just one senior.

Firearms Safety
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On November 30, and Decem-
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Firearms Safety Education
Course. It will be held at the Port
St. Joe Fire Station between the
hours of 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. on
November 30 and December 1,
then 8:00 a.m. until, 12:00 noon
December 2.
There. is no cost for this
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ville on the North Campus of Flor-
ida Community College.
The Gators were led by their
first four runners who all finished
in the top 15 places out of the
134 runners who participated.
Leading the way for the boys
was Luke Taunton, who finished

third overall, covering the three-
mile course in a time of 16:20. He
was followed by Lee Linton in
eighth place (16:51); James Taun-
ton, 10th (16:57); Brent Kilgro,
15th (17:07); Adam Taunton,
35th (17:41); Josh Taunton, 75th
(18:40); and Chris Edwards, 83rd

Front row, from left: Jeremy Sams, Billy Vasquez, and Eddie Vasquez. Second row, from left:
Holly Atkins, Renee Ardire, Sarah Bailey, Stefanie McDaniel, Crystal Collins, and Jennifer Nelson.
Back row, from left: Coach Jay Bidwell, Chris Edwards, Josh Taunton, Adam Taunton, Brent Kilgro,'
Luke Taunton, Jay Laster, Lee Linton, James Taunton, and Assistant Coach April Bidwell. Team
member Pete Taunton was not available for the photo.

Quinn Sets New School

Track Record at 14:44

Latrika Quinn, the first Lady
Shark to qualify for the Girl's
Cross Country State Champion-
ships, set a new school record for
the second consecutive week.
Coach Vernon Eppinette said that
he was very pleased with Latri-
ka's performance.
"Latrika came through the
mile point exactly on pace and
struggled a little the second mile.
Most of her struggle was fighting
the effects of a bad cold. I was so
happy with her ability to run her

pace early, because being just a
ninth grader, it's easy to get
caught up in the state atmos-
phere and do too much."
"With' the experience she's.
gained this past year in qualifying
for both the state track and state
cross country finals, Latrika has
a great future ahead of her," Ep-
pinette concluded.
Latrika finished in 66th place
with a school record time of

The top 10 boy's teams were:
Wewa (62 points). Oak Hill (65),
Miami 'Country Day (70). West-
minster Academy (159), Trinity'


Girls Finish Third

Prep (164), Admiral Farragut
(175), St. John Neumann (225),
Lake Highland Prep (227), North
Florida Christian (260), and St.
Johns Country Day (265).
Lady Gators Finish Third
The Lady Gators also had a
strong race to finish third in the
stateamong the 14 teams who
competed in the race. St. Peters-
burg Northside Christian domi-
nated the race and won with 21
points. Jay High was second with
114 points and Wewa finished a
close third with 121 points.
Rounding out the top 10 were
Benjamin (131), Indian Rocks
(152), St. John Neumann (174),
Trinity Prep (201), St. Edwards
(202), Oak Hill (213), and Miami
Country Day (241).
The Lady Gators were led by
Holly Atkins' seventh place finish.
Holly covered the two-mile course
in 12:45. Stefanie McDaniel was
next for the ladies in 19th place
(13:10). She was followed by Re-
nee Ardire, 36th. place (13:39);
Crystal Collins, 37th (13:39); and
Jennifer Nelson, 44th (13:45).
There were 107 ladies who partic-
ipated in the race.
"I was very proud of our
teams here in Wewa," said Coach
Jay Bidwell, "they worked hard
all summer and all season and it
paid off. One of the best things
about our program is that both
our boy's and girl's teams are
very competitive and very suppor-
tive of each other. We are very
happy with our season and we
are looking forward to next year.
We'll only lose one boy and we
have all our girls returning, so if
everything goes right, riext year
could be just as good-if not bet-

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Tricia Levins, Debra Stall-
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bor Clinics recently attended edu-
cational sessions at a two-day
Third Party Reimbursement
Workshop and Chiropractic As-
sistants' Seminar sponsored by
the Florida Chiropractic Associa-
tion on November 11-12 at the
Camberely Plaza Hotel in Tampa.
The seminar updates chiro-
practic assistants throughout the
state on the latest Florida laws,
rules and regulations governing
the practice of chiropractic. Insu-
rance reporting, including work-
ers' compensation, no-fault, Med-
icare, health and accident, were
discussed. Other topics covered
were 'efficient office procedures
and highest standards of ethical
business and chiropractic prac-
Instructors for the session
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la Sessions, Kelly Auslander and
Wendy Leader Johnston. 'The
course was offered by the Florida
Chiropractic Association as an-
other of its continuing education
programs to further improve the
quality of patient care in the offic-
es of Florida chiropractic physi-
cians," stated Dr. Frank Farkas,
President of the Florida Chiro-'
practic Association.
Arbor Clinics are located in
Port St. Joe and Panama City.
Their services include medical
care, physiotherapy, and chiro-

The Port St. Joe High School
boy's basketball team. will open
their 1995-96 campaign this com-
ing Tuesday, November 28 with a
triple-header in the dome. The
Junior varsity team will square off
with the Bay High junior varsity
at 5:30 p.m. with the varsity boys
playing the 5A Bay High Torna-
does at 7:00.' Following the Tige'
Sharks debut, Panama City's Gulf
Coast Community College Com-
modores will square off with a
game, against Enterprise, Ala-
The Sharks, who return two
starters, Desmond Baxter and'
Chadrick Quinn, open the season
ranked #1 in the Big Bend bas-
ketball rankings. Other returning
lettermen are seniors, Jermaine
Larry, Chris Williams and Barry
Adkison, and Juniors, Doyle Cros-

by and Brian Jenkins. Newcom-
ers to. the hoopsters include sen-
ior Dominique Ward; Juniors,
Cameron Likely, C. J. Jones and
Dan Bolden; and freshmen,
James Daniels and Davin Baxter.
Tiger Shark Coach Vernon
Eppinette said, "We have a nice
blend of experience and youth.
Hopefully the seniors will provide
the leadership we need for the
younger players, and the younger
players will provide the enthu-
siasm we need to be successful."

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The Wewa;.Medical Clinic has
grown from a small one doctor
operation in 1988 to a four
county operation, serving the pri-
mary medical needs of a lot of ru-
ral folks, Jim McKnight told the
Rotary Club last Thursday. With
McKnight at the head of the or-
ganization ever since its incep-
tion, the clinic now.has branches
in Carrabelle, Bristol and Wakul-
la, all operating under the um-

brella of the parent clinic in We-
'We also operate dental clin-
ics and are involved in bringing a
movement called Head Start to
these same counties," McKnight
told his audience.
The speaker said his organi-
zation is being affected by chang-
es in the medical community, ust
as any other Medicaid sort ofop-

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eration. The Northwest Florida
Medical Center operates on gov-
ernment grants, but like most
government financed services, get
less and less federal money each
year. "Our budget is currently
made up of about 20% govern-
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"All of our patients are ex-
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"Some of the organizations we
have teamed up with are much
larger than ours," McKnight said.
'With ouir mergers and our
planned merger, we will be able
to offer our patients quality medi-
cal care into the foreseeable fu-
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evolves, be it HMO's or other
such organizations, we are going
to strive to keep our center offer-
ing its patients the type medical
care they need in whatever realm
of medicine they may need,'
McKnight concluded.

Thomas Stands Out
In College Cage Team
Former Port St. Joe High
School athlete Terry Thomas is
currently in his senior year at
Christopher Newport University,
and his fourth season with the
Throughout Thomas' full
three seasons as a basketball
athlete for head coach C. J. Wol-
lum, he has put together a scor-
ing average of 9.0, a career re-
Sbound average of 7.2, and a field
goal percentage .504. At center,
Thomas had his best season as a
captain his junior year, averaging
S11.6 points per game, 9.3 re-
bounds and 85 blocked shots.
Thomas has achieved several
outstanding performances over
his three seasons at C.N.U. 24
Points versus N. C. Wesleyan on
February 24 of this year is his
best offensive career perfor-
mance. His best defensive perfor-
mances :.ame, on two separate oc-
casions. On January 20, 1994 he
pulled down 19 rebounds against
SMethodist, and on January 23,
A 1994 he blocked eight shots ver-
sus Chowan. His highest number
of assists in one game came dur-
ing his junior year with five and
his largest number of steals in
one game came on December 12,
1994 with four.
Thomas holds the school's
single season record for most
blocked shots with 85 in the
S1994-95 season. He is only 67
blocks away from being CNU's
all-time leader.
He has currently scored 743
points in his career. Barring inju-
ry he could become only the 15th
player in CNU's men's basketball
history to score over 1,000
Thomas is a business major

By Dr. Stephen J. Gross, Podiatrist

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generally known as podiatrists, are
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Handle And Prepare Food Safely To Prevent Holiday Disasters

Tips Given on Everything FromPreparatioins of Turkey to Storage of Leftovers to Making That Batch of Holiday Eggnog

by Bob Crawford
Commissioner of Agriculture
The fall and winter holidays
are upon us, and that means
bountiful feasts and fun for many
families. But, festivity can turn to
misfortune if there's an incident
of food poisoning. Food poisoning
is caused by bacteria or their tox-
ins which in most cases are un-
detectable by sight, smell or
taste. Millions of people are af-
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It is Important to practice
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year. The hectic holidays can
present even more possibilities
for food poisoning at home: larg-
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cooking techniques may be tried;
buffets may be set out for guests;
large amounts of leftovers may re-
main for additional meals; food
may be transported from one
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With the potential for food
poisoning increased during the
holidays, It is especially impor-
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Friday following Thanksgiving)
'from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The day
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by various church choirs and a
beautiful candlelight walk amongst
the century old cotton warehous-
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ly 30 unique gift and artist galler-
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the Apalachicola area. Christnas
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the Governor Stone, 67 foot Na-
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terproof plastic bag and sub-,
merge it in water. Cold water
slows the bacterial growth that
may occur in the thawed outer
portions while the inner areas are
still thawing. Change the water:
every 30 minutes.
Cook the stuffing separate
! from the turkey...
It's safest, to. cook stuffing
separately rather than Inside the
turkey cavity. But, cooks who in-
sist on cooking the stuffing inside
the turkey :should keep safety
precautions inr mind. Stuffing
placed inside an uncooked turkey
promotes bacterial growth, so
don't stuff a turkey before storing
it in the refrigerator. Instead, pre-
pare the stuffing ingredients the
day before and refrigerate them.
then combine the ingredients and

along Apalachicola's historic wa-
terfront. (at the corner of Avenue
E aqd Water Street) Santa will
help 'n the city's traditional tree
lighting ceremonies as well as be
available with Jolly grin and mer-
ry twinkle to hear those Christ-'
mas request Apalachicola High
School National Honor Society
will be on hand with "Santa-
Grams" and local grocers have
donated goodies which will be
distributed to children at the fes-
Downtown merchants will be'
hosting open house till 9 p.m.
displaying their unusual and
creative gift ideas and sponsoring
several drawings and giveaways.
Many restaurants will be featur-
ing special holidays anidoffering
promotions of their own.
"We're very excited about this

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stuff the bird just prior to cook-
ing; Some frozen turkeys come
pre-stuffed. Don't cook a stuffed
bird the night before, and don't
thaw a pre-stuffed bird before
cnoklnz CloselY follow all storing

*crowave oven to a temperature of
at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
'*Make sure cooking tempera-
tures are high enough to kill,

and cooking directions, and ob- The temperature range be-
serve,extended cooking times to. tween.40 and 140 degrees Fah-
ensure food safety renheit is the mo dangerous for
SDon't interrupt the cooking bacterial growth. Cooking a tur-
process.. r .h com ,11 ....1 key at'less than 325 degrees is
proces... unsafe because it lets the bird
Interrupting the cooking pro- and the stuffing remain in the
cess or cooking a turkey in stages danger zone too long. a meat
(promotes the growth of bacteria, thermometer-inserted into the
This is because the turkey may thickest part of the.thigh next to
have been heated enough to acti- the body but not touching the
vate bacteria but not enough to bone-is the best way to assure
kil them. So. once you've started
kill them. So once you've started proper cooking to at least, 180 de-
cooking the turkey. continue the rees. Stuffing should be heated
cooking process through comple-ast 165degrees
ttion. to at least 165 degrees.
Carve the turkey into serving Take extra care with holiday
slices before refrigerating b.. f; ets ..
Cooked, whole, stuffed tur- Be sure you have enough
keys don't store safely in the re- room, n your refrigerator for the
frigerator. Remove the stuffing perishable foods you plan to serve
from a turkey, cooked in advance at holiday buffets., Servings are
and refrigerate it immediately. Al- best kept small and replenished
low the turkey Juices to settle for directly from the refrigerator or
20 to 30 minutes, then carve the stove. The longer food Is kept out.
bird into serving slices, place especially beyond two hours, the
them in shallow containers, cover greater the risk of food poisoning
and refrigerate. When It's time to even if hot trays or chaffing
serve, reheat the slices and the: dishes are used. Refrigerate per-
stuffing in a conventional or mi- Ishables-especially .the turkey
other meat and .poultry -prod-
r ... ucts--as' soon as .possible after
.tI iSt riC :^ "> :yourguests have finished eating.,'
i o iCareful storage of leftovers
minimizesfood poisoning...
rem b r 24 Reheatedleftover turkey and
stuffing shouldn't be kept out 'to
serve for more than two hours be-
town business Hos Wade, HAMdown- fore being refrigerated or frozen.
town business owner and HAMA Perishable foods left at room tem-
coordinator of the city's first an-, erab foos let at o
nual holiday extavaganza. Tis ~ perature for longer than two
al holiday extravaganal hours are susceptible to bacteria
really has the potentialto develop that can multiply to dangerous
into a major celebration for ouri levels and cause food poisoning.
town-and it's the first in a series Leftover turkey can be safely re-
of several holiday events that the frigerated for three to four days,
whole town can look forward to. -: but stuffing and gravy should be
Probably the single most im-, used within a day' or two. .To
pressive aspect of the November -,,speed iup the cooling process,
24 holiday event, says Wade, will slice leftovers into serving sizes
be the colorful decorations which "and store them in several small
the city and HAMA have coord- 'or shallow, covered containers.
nated to purchase for the down- Be especially careful when
town area. Workers have already making homemade eggnog ...
begun stringing the festive lightscedo
which will criss-cross several Laying hens are suspected of
streets in the downtown area. transmitting bacteria directly into
Area merchants raised more than the Interior of eggs before the
$2.500 to purchase beautiful sx- shells are formed. Eggnog mix-
foot wreaths with cascading rib- .tures made from raw eggs should
fos h casadin rib be cooked or microwaved to 160
bon to bedeck the city streets, degrees Fahrenheit or until it
thickens enough to coat a spoon.
n Then refrigerated at once. Pas-
Salvation Au rm .teurlzed eggsf are used in com-
Chruistas project
The Salvation Army of Pana-
ma City, in cooperation with the
Gulf County Guidance Clinic.
Inc., has announced their annual
Christmas Project for helping the
less fortunate of the Gulf County
area for Christmas 1995.
Families in need of assistance
may make application for Christ-
mas baskets and/or toys on
Wednesday. November 29 and
Thursday, November 30 from
9:00 am. to 3:00 p.m. (ES'i.
Applications may be made at
the Centennial Building located
on Long Avenue and Allen Memo-
rial Way in Port SL Joe.'
Individuals applying will need
to bring the following Informa-
tlon: proof of income, social se-
curity numbers for all family
membersof the household, a pic-
ture identification, a rent or mort-
gage receipt and a recent utility

Distribution of the Christmas
baskets and toys will be on De-
cember 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00
p.m. (ESI) at the same location in
Port St. Joe. If you have further
questions, please call Melinda
Brookins of the Gulf County
Guidance Clinic, Inc. at 227-

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mercial eggdog so no cooking is
necessary. Homemade eggnog us-
ing egg substitutes is also safe
since these frozen commercial
products have been pasteurized.
* Raw eggs in holiday recipes
demand special care...
The high temperatures. re-

quired to cook cakes, cookies and
candy containing raw eggs are
sufficient to, kill bacteria. Howev-
er, the raw eggs in cookie dough
may present a hazard, especially
to children, the elderly and those.
with certain health problems, so
uncooked cookie dough is not
safe to eat.

Gulf County is considering applying to the Florida Department of Com-
munity Affairs (DCA) for a Small Cities Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) of up to $700,000. These funds must be used for one of
the following purposes:
1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; or
2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or
3; To meet other community development needs of recent origin hav-
ing a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious
and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and
where other financial resources are not,available to meet such needs.
The categories of activities for which these funds may be used are in
the area'of housing, neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitali-
zation, or economic development.and include such improvement activ-
ities as acquisition of real property, loans to private-for-profit business,
purchase of machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure,
rehabilitation of houses and commercial buildings, and energy conser-
vation. Additional information regarding the range of activities that may
be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing.
For each activity that is proposed, at least 70% of the funds must ben-
efit low and moderate income persons.
In developing an application for submission to DCA, Gulf County must
.plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned
CDBG activities. In addition, Gulf County is required to develop a plan
to assist displaced persons.
The public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the communi-,
ty's economic and community development needs will be held at
County Commission Chambers, Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe,
Florida at 4 p.m. local time Thursday, November 30, 1995.
For information concerning the public hearing contact Administrator
Don Butler, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456. Phone (904) 229-8944.
The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible lo-
cation. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hear-
ing impaired or the visually impaired should contact Gulf County Ad-
ministrator Don Butler, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 5th Street, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456. Phone (904) 229-8944 at least five calendar
days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-
English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should
contact Mr. Butler at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and
a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Telecommunica-
tions Device for Deaf persons (TDD) please call 904-229-6113. Any
handicapped person requiring special accommodations should contact
Mr. Butler at least five calendar days prior to the meeting.
Gulf County is an equal opportunity, fair housing, handicap responsive
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'Uncle Clem" Slams

Integrity of Players

In Budget Battle

Graham Gives His Own Liberal Version of
Controls Over Medicare/Medicaid Spending

Capitol '


from Tallahassee

Florida Democratic Party exceeded legal limits In financing campaigns in
six heated Senate races and Gov. Lawton Chiles' committee called some
70.000 senior citizens in a dirty-tricks election eve telephone campaign.

S Uncle Clem Rednek on Flat Creek in North Florida's Gadsden County Chiles said his campaign committee didn't inform him of the tele-
scoffed at the phony federal government shutdown and the embarrass- phone calls which said Republican Jeb Bush was a tax cheat and
merit of Florida: Democrats caught lying to voters in their tax-paid-for opposed social security and Medicare. The callers did not Identify them-
dirty tricks campaign. selves as workers for Chiles.
He suggested his old hanging tree alternative, whacked away at The recent dressing-down of University of Florida President John
President "Slick Willie" Clinton who blinked "the fustest" in the budget Lombardi who now Is a candidate for an out-of-state Job has resulted in
stand-off, then mischievously complimented U. S. Sen. Bob Graham for a bill by Rep. Marjorie Turnbull, D-Tallahassee, that would strip the
the way he Is playing poker up there in Washington City. Board of Regents of the power to hire and fire state university presidents.
It was an ear full...this visit to Flat Creek to check Clem's reaction to The bill would replace the statewide regents with a board of trustees
the week's news. at each of the state's. 10 public universities .
His new wrinkle in Piney Wood Public Policy (PWPP) is a runoffin the Lombardl was criticized publicly for suibmitting Ideas to restructure
national general election to assure the American people they'll geta pres- 'the university system without reviewing them first with the regents. He
i 'dent by a majorht of votes castk not some paltry percentage. said he was going to Baltimbre to intervlevi for a Job with Johns Hopkins
'What shutdown?." Clem asked about the government furloughing University because he feels he has lost'the support- of the Board ol
non-essential workers for several days. "Dey Jest took a paid vacation at Regents and Chancellor Charles Reed. He ls a finalst for the post.
ourn expense lak dey did abo't six times befo. Dey call It 'retro-active' Regents and Chanceor Charles Reed. He s a fnalst for the post.
salary..,besides the top dogs didn't shutdown or shutup. The onliest way Disclosures that more than 75 percent of all teenage pregnancies are
we'll ever get dat in Washington City is with Tennessee rifles and ain't the result of sex with adult men has sparked the 'Teen Predators Act"
Many of usuns got one over the far place anymo." .that would make It a felony for men older than 21 to impregnate girls
Clem was skinning a deer he'd shot in the dim first light of early under 16. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Tom Warner. R-Stuart, and Sen.
Morning. Remembering how dangerous old he-cooris can be, I kept my Locke Burt, R-Ormond Beach.
.distance. Girls who refuse to name the father of their child when they apply for
"Nary the shutdown up dere in WC or the lying by Demo-cats in welfare could be charged with a misdemeanor and DNA blood evidence
Taxahassee is news no-mo," Clem said." from suspected fathers could be used to determine their responsibility.
Clem seemed a bit tired of It all. He was slow to suggest his famous DOLE NARROWLY WINS .LORIDA STRAW BALLOT
proposal to hang one* politician as an example every four years on the DOLE NARROWLY WINS FLORIDA STRAW BALLOT M a
capitol grounds of every state and in Washington City. U. S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole won Florida's Presidency III
S "Hit don't seem w'rth it stat. e d ijest keep sc. straw ballot with 33 percent of the vote in a 9-man field, but runner-ups
em (the federal) from crossing Flat Clem said. "Mayee shoulders keep Texas Sen. Phil Gramm (26 percent) and former Tennessee Gov. Lamar
Clem said he expected more of he-coon Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles Alexander (22 percent) claimed they were close enough to keep their cam-
-Clem said he expected more of he-coon FloridaeGov.LawtonChilesai
because of his upbringing as a countryman and hunter. paigns alive.
"At leastest he apologized and stood up to take the blame forying There were no big winnersin the warmup for the real Florida prima-
"At leastest. he apologized and stood up to take the bl~amie frying ry in Mirch, but it allowed Alexander to emerge from the pack, Dole to
about dat young city-feller from Myame and wants to get a law.aginst shw he s the front runnallowed Alexander to emerge from the Soutpack Dole toramm
:doing it agin...but some how dat don't no-how seem enough," Clem said. show he ls the front runnerand cao in the outlet and ramm
"Slick Willie is worster, of co's. He lies so much he can t even remem- be e enough to overtake Do
ber what he said befo...lak flap-flops on doing away with welfare as we COACH BOWDEN'S $1 MILLION DEAL
kno'ed hit, balance the budget in five years, and a middle-class tax cut," If Florida State Seminoles Coach Bobby Bowden does as well against
Clem said. "Hit seems like the Demos have got a messenger, but no mes- the UF Gators Saturday as he did with his new contract last week, there's
* sage...and Jest like Gov. Chiles...both em are using tax money to lie to going to be a lot of alligator tears in the swamp at Gainesville. He got a
usuns on." five-year contract extension at almost $1 million a year.
On a brighter note,.Uncle Clem said he was proud of senior U. S. SHOWS DOLE BATNG CNTON
Florida Sen. Bob Graham, who is the first half of a Graham Cracker, for A Tampa Tribune-News CLINTONd Sen. Majority Leader
the poker hand he is holding in Washington City. A Tampa Tribune-News Channel 8 poll picked Sen. Majority Leader
Gthe erham wants a holding in Washito preenCe Bob Doyle over President Bill Clinton by a 46 to 39 percent with 15 per-
Graham wants'a per-capita cap to preserve Medicaid as a federally 'cent undecided. Texas Sen. Phil Gramm and former Tennessee Gov.
guaranteed entitlement. Instead of allocating future Medicaid dollars to ar A nder w d se Clinto Women voers, te po soe
state's in block grants as the GOP plan now would do, Graham would cre- Lamfavored Clinton over a would lose three Repunton. bicaomen vosuggesting thee poll shomay bwed.
ate a formula based on a fixed federal dollar amount per Medicaldpatient favod Clinton over all thr Republicans, suggesting there may be a
It would cut costs, not people, and be fairer. perhaps, to growth states gender factor n the elecon next year
such as Florida than the GOP plan to have federal aid restricted on a for- BROGAN WOULD TIE LOTTERY TO SCHOOLS
mula based on 1994 or 1995 spending levels. Education Commissioner Frank Brogan tied state lottery money to
Graham hopes his approach which is not being considered now specific school programs in a plan released Monday to restore confidence
will be the basis of a reform plan when Clinton vetoes the GOP proposal in Florida's troubled school system.
and the Republican Congress will have to make some compromises with Foes contend legislators use lottery profits to fund prisons, Juvenile
conservative Democrats to get an override vote. Justice, roads and other state concerns rather than on education as vot-
Uncle Clem says he admires Graham for concentrating on Medicaid. era were told they would do when the Florida lottery election was held.
which unlike Medicare, covers the hard core poor and disabled, including,' "It's the question most asked me as I travel around the state." Brogan
nursing care residents. Graham's reform would cut Medicaid's predicted said. ..., .' i .-' I ,-
growth-nationwide by $62 billion over seven years. The GOP plan would He said he will propose a bill requiring lawmakers to match lottery
cut the program's expected growth by $180 billion over the same seven money dollar for dollar over a seven year.period. with general. revenue
years. money. Lottery money would then be taken out of the general education
"Hit's good to see a liberal politishun do what he's supposed to do fer, budget and earmarked specifically for kindergarten Instruction, technol-
Sa change...represent the real poor and helpless. Some deys I don't mind ogy in schools and college scholarships for above-average students.
being a Demo-cat," Clem said. There's Just one problem. Where are the dollars going to come
from?," asked State Sen. Karen Johnson. D-Inverness, who has a similar
Bill to limit lottery money to pre-kindergarten programs, technology and
school safety.

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Here's the Capitol News Roundup
Because of recent news developments, the 1996 Legislature will be
considering bills to plug loopholes In the election laws, strip the Board of.
Regents of much of its powers, and target predatory adults who father
children by teenagers.
Those reform proposals will Join the bill that would allow private
schools to be chartered by school districts and receive state tuition money
to educate kindergarten-thru-12th grade students. The proposal died in
conference committee after passing big in the House and Senate.
Secretary of State Sandra Mortham, Rep. John Thrasher, R-Orange
Park, and Sen. Charlie Crist, R-St. Petersburg. say they will ask the
Legislature for a law to make candidates responsible for unethical and
illegal tactics committed by their campaign workers.
Limits on contributions political parties may give candidates and lim-
its on contributions candidates give back to their parties (often for special
favors) will also be included in the bill. .
Those reform proposals come In the wake of disclosures that the


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Overstreet Bible

Church Welcomes

Pastor Labonte

On Sunday, November 12,
Overstreet Bible Church wel-
comed, by ordination, Pastor Guy
The pastor, a graduate of
Cornerstone Bible. Institute in
Belmpnt, Massachusetts, has
also attended Johnson and Wales
College in Providence, Rhode Is-
land, and served in the United
States Navy during the Vietnam
He and his wife, Lori, pres-
ently reside in the Mexico Beach
Pastor "Bo" Boyette of Chris-
tian Fellowship Baptist Church
officiated the ceremony.
Bro. Bob Coutu of Gainesville
ministered in music and was wit-
ness of the charges to the church
and to Pastor Guy.
Also of notable mention, sing-
ing special music was Sherron
Miller, daughter of Homer and
Marilyn Atkins, members of Over-
street Bible Church. A duet by

Pastor Guy and Bro. Bob closed
the service.
A fellowship dinner followed'
the service.
The pastor and his wife are
grateful .. and wish to thank
everyone for. their love and
prayerful support.

Host Craft Show
and Bake Sale
The ladies of Highland View
Assembly of God Church will hold
a craft show and bake sale Satur-
day, December 2, beginning at
8:00 a.m.
This event will be held at the
church on Dolphin Street in
Highland View.
Everyone is invited to join
them and see their selection of
hand-made Christmas gifts, deli-
cious cakes and enjoy a cup of


Bible Study: Wc
10 a.m. Sunday 11 a.m. S
7 p.m. Wednesday N
Call 229-8310
P. O. Box 758 Port St Joe, FL 32456
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue

As a Christian raised in the south I give
thanks to God for everything I eat. To "say
the blessing" has been a routine part of life
for my wife and myself. Psalms 100:4-5
emphasizes thanksgiving, praise, and
blessing God's name. It also refers to God's
steadfast love and faithfulness. This is the
covenant loyalty we read about in the
Since 1621 when Governor William
Bradford proclaimed December 13 as a day
of feasting and prayer, this: occasion has
become a special day in our land. In many
,4 parts of the world
People have a day of
"Thanksgiving" in
the fall of the year.
Let' all give thanks
to God every day.

SVisitation Minister, First
United Methodist Church




First Baptist Church
Sunday School 9:45 am
Worship 11:00 am
Disciple Training 6:00 pm
Evening Worship 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ...7:00 pm
Buddy Caswell
Minister of Music & Youth

Gary Smith

Sunday School ... ................... ............10a.m.
Morning Worship ............................... .. a.m.
Sunday Evening .....................................6 p.m.
.Wednesday Evening ..................................7 p.m.

ComeFind 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 0 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., W.L.: Tremain,
Pastor Pastor Emeritus
Sunday School............................................ 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship............................................. 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening .................... ..................... ... 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening .................................... 7:00 p.m.

Jim Davis, Pastor
823 N. 15th Street 648-5776
Sunday Bible Study (all ages) ................9:00 CST
Morning W orship .......................................10:00 CST
Evening W orship ..........................................6:30 CST
Wednesday Bible Study (all ages) ............6:30 CST


w f[ ^508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
lit ) SUNDAY WORSHIP......................:..... 10 a.m.
6 6SbADULT SCHOOL......................... 11 a.m.
SsN *SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children
Nursery Available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor

A series of new quick-reference cards for agricultural pro-
fessionals and home gardeners provide full-color photos of
pests and plant diseases with helpful hints on how to con-
trol them. The decks are available from the University of
Florida's Instituteof Food and Agricultural Sciences.

House Plant Pest

Control Made Easy

If you discover bugs attacking
your plants, you may be tempted
to reach for the nearest pesticide.
But that could be a big mistake
on two counts. In your haste, you
might apply a chemical that
would do more harm than good.
You might not even need a pesti-
cide. Those who believe chemicals
offer the only sure solution to
house plants pest attacks are at
least partially wrong. While coim-
mercial pesticides usually are
essential for coping with severe
infestation, many insect problems
on house plants can be controlled
through regular inspection and
proper care. If you'll follow a few
easy steps, you can get rid of most
common indoor plant pests before
they have a chance to reach criti-
cal population levels.
Vigilance and caution are
basic keys to minimizing house
plant pest injury. As soon as you
obtain a new plant, inspect It
carefully, to make sure It's free of
insects. When:you take it Indoors,
it's a good idea to isolte 'it for
about a month placing it near the
rest of your collection. If the plant
is infested, the isolation period
will give you time to recognize and
correct the problem, before the
problems spread to other plants.
Also, when potting plants, you
should always use sterilized soil
and containers. This will reduce
the danger of attack by soil born

[ Roy Lee Carter

organisms. If a4 pest problem
develops, there are several things
you can do. When only a few
insects are seen, the simplest
solution is to physically remove
them. Large pests, like caterpil-
..lars, slugs, and snails, can easily
be picked off by hand although
they are rather small, such vil-
lains as aphids, mealybugs can be
seen well enough to be removed
with tweezers. Another way to get

rid of aphids and mealybugs is to
dip a cotton ball in rubbing alco-
hol and stroke it gently on all
infested areas. But, use only a
small amount. Too much alcohol
will burn foliage. You also can
control insects by spraying plants
with a forceful stream of room
temperature water-a stream
strong enough to wash the bugs
away, without damaging the
foliage. It you spray your plants
about once every two weeks, you'll
eliminate nearly all of the com-
mon pests. Most insects are found
on the undersides of leaves. So,
spray these areas well. Giving
your plants frequent showers also
helps keep them clean and attrac-
Washing plants with a mild
soap solution is another way to
control insects. Mix two tea-
. spoons of a mild detergent in a of
water, and apply the solution with
a soft brush or cloth. You'll prob-
ably want to wash plants out-
doors, or in a large sink. For very
large plants, that are difficult to
move, you can use a sponge or
toothbrush to clean them. Most
plants benefit from a thorough
washing twice a year. But,
remember that some species can't
Tolerate moisture on their leaves.
So, you should not use showers
or baths to control pests on such

sensitive plants.
All of these methods will
effectively remove aphids, mealy-
bugs, and scales from your
plants. They're simple and inex-
pensive. And, if they're employed
before pest populations become
larger you probably won't have to
use stronger measres. However,
in cases of very heavy infestations
and certain resistant pests, it may
be necessary to apply a chemical
pesticide. If so, check with your
garden supply center or county
Extension Office, and follow all
recommendations exactly.

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Highland View
United Methodist Church
Corner of 4th St. & Parker Ave.
Highland View
SLynwood R. Wynne, Pastor
Sunday School ....................................... 10 a.m.
Morning Worship .................. ...... t a.m.
Evening W worship' ............................................................... 6 p.m..


7:30 and 11i00 a.m. (ET)
Sunday School 9:45
8:00 a.m. (CT)


We Want You To Be
"art of the Frihndly 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
1601 Long Avenue
Pastor Minister of Music

Catchue P t' .prtnSt.oe
Sunday School ........ 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship.... 11:00 a.m. Fellowship.......6:00 p.m.
EveningWorship ......... 7:30 p.m..
Choir Practice .'. .
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Wednesday::...... ... 7:30 p.m.

L First UnitetdMethwdist Church
111 North 22nd St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
SMorning Church...,..,............9:00 a.m. CT
Church School .......;.............10:00 a.m. CT
Nursery Provided

Dr. Loule Andrevs, Pastor John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am 12 noon CT

Join Us For Worship ....
Overstreet Bible Church
Overstreet Road
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

2420 Long Ave.
P ;' rt St Joe, FL 32456 '

Port St. Joe's "Port of Victory"

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School News

Events and Happenings from County Schools

Sixth Graders Visit Kolomoki
The WES sixth graders trav-
eled to Blakely, Georgia on No-
vember 9 to visit the historic ar-
chaeolQgical site at the Kolomokl
Mounds State Historic Park.
There were seven Indian mounds
that were built during the 12th
and 13th, centuries by the Swift
Creek and Weeden Island Indi-
Students also visited the
courthouse; square that contains
peanut monuments from one of
the largest peanut producing are-
as in the 'country. A covered
bridge completed this long, but
interesting day. Teachers Debbie
and Bryan Baxley and Rebecca
Birmingham accompanied the
students on the trip.
Words To Live By, .
Here's some more wisdom
from Mother To Daughter ..
"Failure. is not falling down;
failure is not getting up."
~.If you -don't make mistakes
you don't make anything."
"Don't think about the cost of
doing something; think about the
cost of doing nothing."
"It you .don't think well of
yourself, no one will think any-
thing of you."
In-Service Held For Substitutes
Mr. Kelley and several teach-
ers at the elementary school re-
cently field a mini in-service for
would-be substitutes. Things to
make life a little easier for the
substitutes were given.
"She Was From My Hometown"
Maybe you heard it from the
national TV coverage or read it ini
the paper, the teacher from Giles-
County. Tennessee that was.shot
and killed by a student.
Well, when I called home on
Friday night, my sister, who is
also a teacher, said that everyone
was so upset because a teacher
from our county was the teacher.
that had been killed where she
now lived. It was the first case in
Tennessee history that a teacher
had been killed in the classroom
and a sad day for all'of us. Our
sympathy goes out to her family.
S Leadership Copfrence : .,
Tracy Bowers, second grade
teacher, was in Panama City all
last week at a leadership confer-
eice for teachers. The conference

The P.O.P.S. Club, at Port St.
Joe High School'conducted a con-
test among first period classes
last week to encourage donations
of canned goods for Thanksgiving
baskets for needy families. Con-
test winners, the classes -aught
by Tommy Knox, John Rainwater
and Pat Lowrey, were rewarded
with a doughnut breakfast Friday
Total donations exceeded

was held at Edgewater Beach. "..
. very informative and interest-
ing." said Tracy.
Mr. Kelley and the staff and
faculty of WES would like to wish
everyone the happiest of holidays.
We have so many things to be
thankful for and we are truly
blessed in this great country.
Have a safe and happy holiday
Dates To Mark On The Calendar
December 6-Bicycle Launch

1,000 items. The P.O.P.S. Club
would like to thank all who par-
ticipated and commend them on
their generosity and concern -for

Shown in the photo above
with all the food items are, in
front row (1 to r): Sara Hayden,
Delanie Hebert, Robbi Funder-
burk, Michelle Martin, Karen
Thomas, Sabrina Hanson, Shon-

Fly Fishing Tackle Gifts Sportswear Wildlife Art
Guide Service
32 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL 32320
904 653 9669 tr 11/,6/95

na Armstrong, Shannon Jones,
Rebecca Waggoner; and in rear (1
to r), Shana Hammock, Christy
Wood, Misty Wood, Danielle Fox,
Anita Pechardscheck, Karen
Falbe, Priscilla Medina, Rene
Weeks, Casle Williams, Misty
Pate, and Jennifer Home. Absent
when the picture was taken was
club member, Ronisu Bird. Club
sponsors are Tony Barbee and
Marilyn Witten.

Project Grad '96
Barbecue Dec,. 2
Project. Graduation 1996 will
be serving barbecue ribs and
chicken Saturday, December 2nd.
Local master chef, Paul Gant
will be firing up the grills for this
worthy cause in Frank Pate Park
in Port St. Joe. He and his capa-
ble assistants will be preparing
for sale rib slabs for only $12.00
each and whole chickens for
$6.00. These mouth-watering
meats will be available from
11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Be sure to stop by and get
yours-you and your stomach
will be glad you didl

Honor Roll Students .

Wewahitchka Elementary School
SWewa Elementary School frev Semmes, and Jason Weath- Matthew Kramer, Beau Lu

Shoe at the Main Street Gynm.,
December 18-Third Grade
Christmas t Lake Alice Park.
December 1-WES Faculty
and Staff Christmas dinner.:
December 21-Make-up day
from Hurricane Opal (one half

From the Principal


High School
by Larry A. Mathes

STATE CHAMPIONS I I we still had a great season, better
The boy's cross country team, than most fans expected. Now it's
led by Luke aunton and his time to plan for next year. Bas-
teammates,' has honored Wewa- ketball moves into the limelight,
hitchka High School by winning with both boys' and .girls' teams
the state championship at the opening their seasons. Boys
state meet held in Jacksonville who've been playing football won't
Saturday, morning.' Coach Jay have time to rest--it's "grab your
Bidwell's boys scored the first shoes and let's gol"
state championship in any sport School wilflbe out for Thanks-
4t WHS since the middle 1950's. giving at 12 :noon Wednesday-
$ See the article on the sports page before you get your paper
of The Star for details. Congratulations go to Kim
The girl's team almost dou- Dietz and Jason Fisher for being
.bled up, finishing third in the selected to represent WHS'in the
state meet. Optimist Club "Stident Apprecia-
tion Week" celebration. These
Great going, gang-hard work students will:appear in the News
and, dedication do pay off, and Herald at a later date and be hon-
since. most of these runners are ored at a dinner at, Panama City
young, we may be able to repeat Beach.
next year. Only Brent Kilgro will We want to take this opportu-
not return. What a super finish to nlty to wish all a Happy Thanks-
a super s .Qs-.o-lry.. seasooll giving and to- thank all the bust
state Cha.mpsti nesses and the community for
Football ended their season their" cooperation and ,support
Friday night with a loss to Grace- this year. I know we can depend
ville in the quarterfinals of the on you to continue your support
state playoffs. Hate to lose, but for the balance of the year.

Principal Jerry Kelley has an-
nounced the names of students
who earned all A's or all A's and
B's during' the second six weeks
grading period.
Those students who earned
;all A's are denoted with an
Third grade: *Kyle Barnes,
*Courtney Bremer, *Jade Gaskin,
*Charles Strange, Eugene Allen,
Crystal Baker, Jody Barnes,, Kody
Bidwell, Sam Boyd, Holly Gray,
Britney Grice, Kaci Hoover, Jacob
Jackson, Lakonya Keith, Tiffany
Laird, Bridget Lesperance, Dustin
Lllle, Brandy Little, Courtney
Martin, April Murray, Steve Peak,
Jill Pippin, Mellssa Sanders, Ta-
mara Sandlin, Brandi Sasser, Jef-

Fourth grade: *Laura Hus-
band, Trampus Andrews, Sean
Burch, Ashley Cloud, Shanna
Collier, Shawn Davis, Stephanie
S;Grimes, Dawn Hall, Drew Hall,
Kyle Hall, William Harrell, Tocar-
ra Jones, Candace Little, James
McCorvey, Hunter Nunnery, Wil-
liam Raker, Cassie Ward, Damell
Ward, Jessica Wells, Omer Wor-
ley, and Monica Zito.
Fifth grade: *B. 'J. Alderman,.
*Judith Husband, *Kelli Jackson,
*Meagan Morris, *Monique Sir-
nons, *Laura Spivey, *Timothy
Slay, Shenna Barnes, Caleb Cut-
chin, Clark Cutchin, Jeanie Dun-
kle, Aleasha Hand, Courtney Hoo-
ver, Kelly Hysmith. Jesse Knee,

Derrick McMillion, Cecil Reeder,
Jerome Rouse, Charli Taylor,
Jana Traylor, Robert White, and
Apollonia Williams.
Sixth grade: *Lindsey Carter,
*Nicholas Chan, *Kimberly McMil-
lion, Joshua Alderman, Jeffery
Amberson, Brandon Causey, Jon-
athan Collins, James Colvin,
Joshua Conley, Chris Connell,
Maquita Culver, Kelly Daniels,
Tony Kyle Daniels, Nora Dykes,
Jonathan Gates. Nicole Hall. Ton-
ya Hall. Tanisha Helium. Anthony
Hysmith, Brandl Jones, Christina
Lane, Ryan, Martin, Jeffrey
McNeil, Rebecca Meredith, Timo-
thy Pynes, James Roberts, Jason
Strimel, Myron Vann, and Jeffrey

Port St. Joe Middle School

Port St. Joe Middle School
Principal Chris IEarley has re-
leased the names of the students
who earned all A's or all A's and
B's during the second six weeks
period of the 1995-96 school
Those students earning all
A's were:
Seventh grade: .Bonnie Belin,
Stephanie ,Blackmon, IIJames
Capps, Nick Comforter, Jennifer
Craig, Amber Davis, Angela
McDowell, Susan Medina, Karissa

Thomas, Joshua Todd and Tanya
Eighth grade: Erica Alles, La-
redo Ginn, Amanda Marquardt,
Clay Smallwood, Nicole Smith
and Lea Todd.
Those students earning all
A's and B's were:
Seventh grade: Donald Ash-
craft, Michael Bouington, Jason
Bronson, Bucky Burkett, John
Burrows, Matthew Caswell, Am-.
ber Daniels, Amber Dion, Melissa
Haun, Christy Jones, Tremaine

Lewis, Princess Likely, Angela
Martinez, Jessica Pate, Jennifer
Patterson; 'Barbara Presnell, Ke-
vin Price, Charles Shoaf, Roberta
Shurrum, Jessica Slate, Holly
Stewart, Jacob Tankersley, Katie
Tousignant and Tynetta Towner.
Eighth grade: Kylene Butler,
Connie Combs, Brandon Davis,
Lakeythia Filmore, John Gainous,
Brett Jeffcoat,. Lacey Johnson,
Candice Kennedy. Justin Kent,
Ricky Lamberson, Brett Parker,
Rocky Salzer, Ashley Stephens
and Rachel Watson.

hark Talk byDeannRedmond
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Bulldog News

Students Qf The Week
Congratulations to our "Stu-
dents of the Week" ... Ricardo
Clemmons, Jessica White, An-
drew Furr, Michelle Mathews,
Becky Belin, Margaret Gibson,
Patrick Mastro and Jeremiah
Teachers And StffRecognized
Last Friday, in observance of
American Education Week, our
Student Government served an
array of refreshments to our fa-
culty and staff. Appreciation
signs were displayed throughout
the school. Thanks to our Stu-
dent Government, and their spon-
sor Brenda Wood, for showing
their appreciation to our faculty
and staff.
National Aids Awareness Week
In observance of National
Aids Awareness Week, November
27 December 1, the following
program has been planned for
parents and other Interested citi-
zens. This program is being spon-
sored by the P.T.O. and the Gulf
County Health Unit.
1: ; HV and AIDS Information
S- Workshop
-DATE: November 28
-TIME: 6:30 p. m., EST
-PLACE: Port St. Joe Elementary
School Auditorium
Mazzotta HIV/AIDS Program
Manager, District II Health Pro-
gram, Tallahassee; Dr. Elizabeth
Curry Physician, Port St. Joe;
Verna Mathes Nursing Director,
Gulf County Health Unit; and
Charles Costin Gulf County
School Board Attorney.
P.T.O. Winner
Congratulations to Mrs. Nel-
son's second grade class for hav-
ing the highest percentage of par-
ents to attend our P.T.O. meeting
on Thursday, November 16.
SHelp Our Kids Coupon
The deadline to purchase a
"Help Our Kids", Coupon Check-
book has been extended. The
checkbook contains 100 coupons
representing the top retailers in
the market and has a retail value
of at least $500.00. Each check-
book costs $10, with $7 going to
Port St. Joe Elementary School. If
you would like to purchase a
checkbook, please come by Port

The P.O.P.S. Club declares
victory! Over a thousand food
items were contributed by Port
St. Joe High students. Mr. Knox's
class won and was rewarded with
a doughnut breklEfast., M. Rain-
water's class finished second and
Mrs. Lowrey's class third.
Thanks a lot, students.
Hats off to the members of
the cross country team on their
performance in Saturday's State
Cross Country Meet. The Sharks
placed fifth among
the eleven Class 3-A
schools with a 143
point : total. Junior
Germain Clark earned
All-State honors as
he placed ninth among
the 80 runners.
Gabe Clark placed
11th; Chad Thomp-
son, 45th; Chuck De-
bates, 47th; Eric Sel-
lers, 48th; and Matt
Dixon,' 51st. To all
members of the Pur-
ple Pack: "Thanks for
a great year!"
Congratulations also go to
Latrika iQuinn for her perfor-
mance at the State Cross Coun-
try Championships! She set a
new school record for Port St.
Joe :girls cross country. Great
Job, Latrikal
Seniors, you are the stars of
your last year here at PSJHS.
Buy your copy of the "Year in Re-
view" video. The video is on sale
for $20.00 or you may put a de-
posit of $10.00 to secure your
piece of the memories.

St Joe Elementary School or call
227-1221. Thanks for your sup-
P.T.O. Christmas Store
Our P.T.O. will sponsor a
Christmas Store during the week
of December 4 8. This gives our
students an opportunity to do
their Christmas shopping for
mom, dad, and the whole family.
Please support the efforts of your
Christmas Program
Our enrichment students will
present a Christmas Program on
Tuesday, December 19 at 7:00
p.m. in the Port St. Joe Elemen-
tary School auditorium. Everyone
is invited to attend.
Parents Make The Difference
Raising children today isn't
easy. As your children grow older,
it's natural for them to challenge
you. Often, it seems easier to just
let them have their way. But, chil-
dren need limits, and they need
parents to guide them.
One of the secrets of good pa-
renting is to find the right bal-
ance between love and discipline.
Here are some secrets of effective

Attention all seniors: In or-
der for your senior portrait to
appear in the yearbook, Mr.
,Monette must receive a one-inch
head size photo by December 8;
Make-up pictures at the high
school will be taken on. Novem-
ber 29. Seniors need to sign up
in the media center.
Congratulations to the fol-
lowing finalists of the Voice of
Democracy contest: Kristi Law-
rence, Jennie Smallwood and
Serena Littleton.
Way to go, girls!
The Florida En-
Sgineering Society is
offering scholar-
ships to promising
graduates who plan
to major in engi-
neering at a Florida
university. You must
be a United States
citizen, and have a
3.0 G.P.A. in the
tenth and eleventh
grades. Seniors, you
need to see Mrs.
Witten for an application form.
On December 9th, the Port
St. Joe Merchants Association
will host the 2nd Annual 5K
Reindeer Run and One Mile Fun
Run. Everyone remember to par-
ticipate, and come watch your
favorite clubs or organizations
in the Christmas parade.
This Wednesday, November
22, Port St. Joe High School was
dismissed at 12:00 due to
Thanksgiving holidays. Everyone
have a Happy and Safe Thanks-

Children need a generous
amount of your time and atten-
tion. When they don't get it, they
often misbehave. That's why it
makes sense to spend more time
,with them even though things
might be hectic. As your relation-
ship grows, your children will
probably feel more secure.
Result: Less discipline will be

Gulf County Schools
Lunch Menu
NOV. 27 DEC. 1
MON-Pizza, Sliced Peach-
es, Green Beans, Milk and
Ice Cream.
TUES-Chicken & Rice, Broc-
coli w/cheese, Fruit Cup, Roll
and Milk.
WEDS-Salisbury Steak,
Potatoes w/gravy, Turnips,
Cornbread and Milk.
THURS-Chicken Nuggets,
Tossed Salad, Corn-On-
Cob, Milk and Jello.
FRI--Cheeseburger, French
Fries, Milk and Cake.



News... I
By Linda Whitfield ,


SContest Boosts POPS Club's Drive

To Help Fill Thanksgiving Baskets



1984 Chevy S-10,. Blazer 4wd,
$1,900. Call 227-3327. 2tc 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 ramp will be
available Dec. 1. Call 334-677-6086
qr 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.
tfc 1 i/9
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.
tfc 11/2
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Private
baths. Daily or weekly rates. 302 Reid
Ave. Port St Joe, 229-9000. 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

Liberty Manor Apts., 800 Tapper
Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable hous-.
ing for the elderly and the handi-
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy
efficient const., handicapped 'equip-
ped apts., available. Stove & refrig.
furn., fully carpeted, 1 bdrm., apts.,
on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity Housing Com-
plex. Rent is based on, income.
This complex Is funded by the Farm-
ers Home Administration and man-
aged by Advisors Realty.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
tfc 11/2

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. t ficl/2
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frg.,' 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-
wdsher & stove, fully carpeted. No
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.

tfc 11/2

Warehouses, small and large, some
with office, suitable for small busi-
ness, 229-6200. tfc 11/2

Downtown Port St. Joe
SUpstais apt.,
517 1/2 4th St.,
Stove, refrig., water provided,
$225 deposit & lease required.
(904) 227-5443,

Multi-familyr'Yard Sale Sat, Dec.
2nd, 8 ajm. (EST) to ?, Bayou Storage
Units on Hvy; C-30 (next tb Todd
Land Development). Not your ordinary
yard sale! St4e`'ad next week for de-

American Lubricants Co. needs re--
sponsible person in the PORT ST.
JOE area. Regardless of training,
write YR Read, Box 696, Dayton, OH
45401. I ltp 11/16
Experienced property inspector/
mortgage inspector. Send experience
to: P. O. Box 330871, Atlantic Beach,
FL 32233. 2tc 11/23
Cashier needed nights and weekends,
Apply in person at Walker's Dixie
Dandy, 511 Hwy. 98. tfc 11/23
Aerobics Instructor, part-time aero-
bics instructor wanted. Experience re-
quired. Apply to: Edwin R. Alles, Gulf
County Guidance Clinic, Inc., 311
Williams Ave., Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Itp 11/16

North Florida Head Start Bus Driv-
er, in Gulf County. salary range com-
mensurate with experience. Minimum
requirements: a high school diploma
or equivalent is .p'eferred: Florida
drivers license with experience/
training in driving larger vehicles. No
experience required but preferred.
To apply send resume to: Sharon Ga-
skin, Director, North Florida Head
Start P, 0. Box 988, Wewahitchka,
FI 32465. FAX (904)' 639-5801. Clos-
ing date: Nov. 28, .1995. We an an
equal opportunity employer.
Itc 11/23
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 Huricane Opal Survi-
vors. Min. req.: a bachelor's degree in
a mental health discipline and com-
pletion fall HRS screening. Apply to:
Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc.,
311 Williams Ave., Port St. Joe, FL
32456. E.O.E. Itc 11/23

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
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

Excellent income potential for RN's
and LPN's to do insurance physical
for national company. Must have own
transportaUon. Must be able to. draw
blood. EOE/HV. Call Madonna Hou-
chins,, 1-800-333-9284. 3tc 11/9
POSTAL JOBS, $12.68/hr. to start
plus benefits. For an application and
exam Info. call (219) 791-1191, ext
P23, 9:00 am. 9:00 p.m. 7 days.
r 2tp 11/9

Dining room table and 6 chairs, good
price, need tomove fast. Call after
3:00 p.m., 229-6506. It
12'x609' 2 bedroom. 2 bath mobile
home. $4.500. Call 639-5156.
2tp 11/23
BRANDS, lots to choose from 2 for
$1.00. Great gifts. Call Paula, 229-
9282. Itc 11/23
Super Nintendo Virtual Boy $100;
Game Boy $50, 647-3404.
Itc 11/23
Wheelchair for sale or will trade for
desk. 227-2124. ; Ite 11/23
GUNS 12 ga. Winchester mdl. 1200
deer slug $200 obo: Marlin 32 sp. cal.
mdl. 336RC lever action $250 oboi
Remington 22 'cal. modl. 514, $130
obo. 229-9282. Itc 11/23
Camper shell for small truck, excel-
lent condition, $100. 229-8578 after
5:00 p.m.

Aluminum awnings for windows.
Make offer. Also queen size waterbed
with lighted headboard, heater and
rails, in excellent condition. Call 227-
3412 or 229-6343 after 5:00.
Regulation slate pool table, $500.
229-8651. 2tp 11/16

New Leisure-Matic bed with massage
unit, rolling casters, with head and
foot adjustment. Not a hospital bed.
Cost new $1,300, sell for $700. More
info call 229-6858 anytime.
2tp 11/16
Mobile home for sale, must move.
64'x14', excellent condition, inside
and out $7,500 or best offer. Don't
delay 647-3414 between 9:30 10:30
p.m. 2tp 11/16
One-way airline ticket BWI airport.
Price negotiable. Ask for J. A. Rentz,
229-8981. 2tp 11/16
32' two room office trailer, call 227-
1293. 2tp 11/16
One 1 1/2 ton air handler, almost
new. 1 exercise bicycle, cheap. One
walker, used one month. Call 647-
8481. 3tc 11/9

new and refurbished name
brands. Sat., 12-16. Call for
details: Wade Clark Auctions
AB1239, AU 1737, AU1743.
2tc 11/23
Port St. Joe Western Auto now hon-
oring entire Panama City Western
SAuto company store advertised sale
prices. 227-1105, 219 Reid Ave.
tfc 11/2


RC #0038936
Specializing in Reroofs
Single-ply & Repairs
"Where quality is higher than price"
i tfe 7/6

End of Summer Blues? Don't worry
about leaving your home empty. Let
Pet & Property Tenders do routine
property checks. Call Joey & Marie
Romanelli, 229-1605. tfe 10/5

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.

D&B Auto Repair
140 Helen Dr., Wewahitchka
Now Open to Serve Wewahitchka
and the Surrounding Communities.
Mention this ad for 10% Discount.
S4tv 11/9

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

Phone 227-1782
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. .Gftwrap
and delivery available. Call anytime,
(904) 229-8540. 4tp 11/9
Having a Christmnas party, need enter-
tainment? Christmas singing availa-
ble by Iris. Make your holiday special.
Booking fast, make your appointment
today call 229-8241. Have a Merry
Christmas and Joyous New Yearl
4tc 11/9

29 Years Experience
7229 Deerhaven Road, P.C. t ,4/

"Catering to All Your Lawn Service Needs"
Free Estimates
Call 229-6435 .te4/6

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

220 Reid Ave. Port St. Joe
New & Used Clothing:
for the Entire Family.
Accessories and Misc. Items.t

"The Little House with the Big Deals"
Corer of E. Henry Ave. and Main St. Wewahitchka, FL 32465
Business: (904) 639-3202 Hours Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-12

25 Years Experience P. O. Box 13675
Mexico Beach

Total Pride Pest Control
Locally Owned and Operated
Donnle Matthews 648-3018

Harmon's Heavy Equipment co.
Specializing in Black Top Soil
648-8924 OR 648-5767 if no answer

LIC # RF0051042
ER 0011618

SPORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821

*Residential Custom Wood
Commercial Industrial

A & R Mechanical
fcutyi Fst/a
AbertFlelschmann ,FREE Estimates
EIN #593115646 .)Ift" 4 47-4047


321 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe, FL
(across from Costin's Insurance)

All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
LIC. #ER0013168 *INSURED

Steve Brant's Roofing
Licensed & Insured
Lie. #RC0050321
Port St. Joe' Call 29-6326
4tp 10/19

Average Stump $10.00
A-1 Tree Service & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises, Inc.


C.J.'s tawn

Service .
Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe Beach,
Port St. Joe & Wewahitchka
"I will work for YOU!" CLYDE SANFORD
Mexico Beach, FL
(904) 648-8492

r --------------
I st. Joe Rent-All, Inc. I
I Small Engine Repairs
Factory Warranty Center

* Lawnmowers
* Weedeaters
* Tillers
* Chain Saws
* Generators

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

CARPENTRY, patio enclosure, siding,
windows installed, your home built,
additions, decks and more. Call 647-
3300 or 1-800-919-HOUSE. License
#RG006651i3 Ite 11/23


1; rCatherifnhe ',.'Cb6ier
Indenpendent Sales R4presentatiue
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460

Backhoe work, dozer work, root
rake, front-end loader, lot clearing,
septic tanks, drain fields, fill dirt.
Rt. 2, Box A1C, Port St. Joe
Phone 229-6018

: tfc 11/2

5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals6 Days A Week
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 227-2112


29 Continuous Years of
Automotive. Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks
Body & Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIAL4TES or oAour Body Work
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
tfc 4/6


Mower & Saw Repair

New & Used Sales
& Service
Buy & Sell Used
Sj Lawn & Farm Equipment

328 Reid Ave.

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


- 9S222-37660
321 ReidAvenue
Port St. Joe, FL 32456


SChimney Service
chimney nRpairs and meaning .

We Carry WoeLr's Camp.'
and liability Insurance
SD ^ P IPaiting Service,
Residential & Commercial Interior & Exterior "Free Estimates"
David or Penny Stump 2296683


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

Well Drilling & Pump Service
St. Lie. #3075

Croska Williamson P. 0. Box 1173
639-2548 Wewahitchka, FL 32465

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 tfoe0/


Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 410 Long Ave.
Office (904) 229-9292 P. O. Box 602
Home (904) 227-3230 Port St. Joe, FL 32456

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Une ads: $3.50 for first 20 words.:
5 for each additional word. :
$2.00 for each consecutive
week with no changes, Call
227-1278 to place yours.
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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.
tfc 8/17

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

Craftsman tools and Die Hard bat-
teries are available now at Western
Auto Store, 219 Reid Ave. 227-1105.
tfc 11/2

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

CORNERI Let our classes get your
creativity jump-started for the holi-
days! Nov. 6 Reverse Decoupage
Christmas Plate; Nov. 13 Christmas
Wreath; Nov. 20 Angel Workshop;
Nov. 27 Poinsettia Sweatshirt (New
techniques). Call Judy Carter, 827-
2389, or Mary Peters,on 827-8703,
for fee information. Register early.
Class size limited. 10% Sr. citizen dis-
count Refreshments served 7245
Hwy. 71, White City 4tc 11/2

For Sale
Alcoholic Beverages License
Series: SCOP
License: all of Gulf County
For more information call
229-8330 after 5:00 p.m.


FREE to good home inside/or out, 2
yr. old, spayed part collie,. lemon and
white, very gentle. 227-2155 after 6
p.m. 1tc11/23

scratching, promotes healing & hair
growth on dogs or cats without ster-
bids. Available O-T-C BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN, 229-2727.
6tc 10/19

Professional grooming, special dis-
counts for weekly bathing, dipping
available. Boarding for dogs 4c cats.
tfc 11/2

your home pet sitting by Joey and
Marie Romanelli, 229-1065. tfe 11/2

Wanted to Buy: Dining table to seat
six w/leaf. Light wood preferred. 229-
6879. tfc 11/2

Wanted: Used kitchen cabinets. Call

Boardwalk, Cape San Bias. 2 bdrm.,
2 ba. loft, 3 decks, $119,000. Call
229-8437. 8tp 11/23

Handyman Special. 3 bdrm., 2 bath
shell house, beautiful 1/2 acre. C-30
south Cape San Bias area. Reason-
ably priced. Financing available. 227-
7606. tfcll /16

1992 14'x70' Cavalier mobile home on
75'x150 corer 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. tfc 11/9

2.73 acres for sale at Sunshine
Farms, comer 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. w/liv. rm, dinlng-kit combo, Ig.
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 St
Joe, 229-6061. tfc'11/9

Howard Creek Murphy Rd., 3 bdrm.,
2 ba., 1,850 sq. ftL, 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. corer lot, fenced yd., double car-
port, fp, cen. h&a, new kitchen, ceil-
Sing, 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'k16' with gar-
den tub, sunken den w/flreplace and
home theatre system with surround
sound. Front and rear porch. 12'xl6'
utl. shed. By appt. only. 101 Yaupon.
-229964-1l.- --- p pd. thrurr-l/95

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

SALE, nice stucco 3 bdrm., 2
ba.; Lanai w/heated pool; gar-
age & storage bldg. $110,000.
206 Narvaez St
tfc 11/2

House for sale by owner: 1010
McClellan' Ave., Nice 2 bdrm., 1 ba.,
Ig. DR/LR combo, "L" shaped, beauti-
ful yard, 2 lots fenced In backyard w/
Ig. workshop. Owners moving. Call
227-7214 for appt. to see. Asking
$50,000. tfc 11/2

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

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

Want a Lot on the Gulf?
High and Dry?
Plenty of Room?
Yes, Yes, Yes
and it won't last long!
FRONT. Large Beautiful Lot;
your private walk to the Beach;
122' Highway frontage x 130'
deep. (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
Terms $132,950.00***647-8080
tfc 11/2

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"47Untit 11 is 80.5'
by 83.25'x 100' x 46.6'
located on the comer of
Sea Street and Azalea.
Cleared, ready to build.
(Best Value on the Beach)
tfc 11/2

Purpose and Effoot: The Gulf County School
Board proposes to amend and adopt policies, as
provided for in the Administrative Procedures Act,
for the purpose of bringing said policies into com-
pliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of
Education Rules.
Summary: The following is a brief description of
each proposal change.
Economic Impact: These proposals will result In
no direct costs associated with Implementation.
Time: 9:00 AM., E.T.
Date Tuesday, December 5, 1995
Place: BoardRoom, Gulf County School Board Office
150 Middle School Road
Port St. Joe, FL32456
The entire text of the proposed rules can be in-
spected during regular office hours at the Gulf
County School Board Office, 150 Middle School
Road, Port St. Joe, FL.
Special legal authority under which the adoption is
authorized and the law being implemented and In-
terpreted are made specific.
The addition and changes are proposed by Charles
Temple Watson. Director of Support Services and
approved for conslderaton by B. Walter Wilder,

2tc, November 16 and 23, 1995.
IN RE: The Marriage of
Wife/Petitioner. CASE NO. 95-368 CA
200 ParkAvenue
Brevard, Nort Carolina 28712
for dissolution of marriage has been filed against
you and you are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, If any, to this action on DAVID C.
GASKIN, ES., Petitioner's attorney, whose ad-
dress Is Post Office Box 185, Wewahltchka, Florida
32465, on or before the 15th day of December,
1995, and file the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on plaintiffs attorney or
immediately thereafter, otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief demanded In the
WITNESS my hand and seal of this court on
November 9, 1995.
/s/Benny C. Muster
Clerk of Circuit Court
4tc, Nov. 16, 23, and 30 and Dec. 7, 1995.
Representative of the Estate
of Horace Allen,
vs. CASE NO. 95-214 CC
TO: L ETER ALNM, If alve, and if decusd.
hs unknown spouses, heirs, devis s,
grantees, creditors, and al other parties
mn by through, undr or against him
and there respective unknown assigns. sne-
osasim in Interest, trustees and all oai-
mas, persons or parties natural or cor-
porate, orwhoseo met legal stat, s
unknown, la n under any of the above
named or described Defendant or parties
or claiming to have any right, title or in-
terest in and to the lads hereinafter de-
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet
i:title in the following descnbed property in Gulf
SCounty 1orida.t-wit: .. ..
ot 7 arid the Easti_27T of Lt15 in
Block 1009, of the City of Port St.
Joe, Gulf County, Florida as per plat
thereof on file at the Office of the
Clerk of Court.
has been filed against you and you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your written defenses. If
Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Post Office
Box 98, Port St Joe, Florida 32456, on or before
December 18. 1995, and to file the original with
the Clerk of-this Court either before service on
Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter oth-
erwise, a default will be entered against you for the

relief demanded in the Complaint or Petiton.

BENNY L. LISTER, Clerk of Court
By: /s/Marian Parker. Deouty Clerk

2tc, November 16 and 23, 1995.
BID NO. 9596-07
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
of Gulf County, Florida will receive sealed. bids
from any person, company, or corporation Interest-
ed in selling to the County the following equip-
1 Biaber Surf-Rake, Model 60OHD. hy-
dmulio pump powered. Bid price In-
cluda delivery, FOB Gulf County Solid
Wute Dept. 1001 Tenth St.. Port St.
Joe, FL 32458. Phone 904-227-3896,
Fae 904-227-1188.
Delivery date must be specified.
Please Indicate on envelope that thisis a SEALED
-BID, the BID NUMBER, and what the bid Is for.
Bids will be received until 5:00p.m., E.S.T., No-
vember 28, 1995 at the office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The Board reserves
the right to reject any and all bids..
'Specifications may be obtained from the'Gulf
County Clerk's Office, 1000 Fifth Street Port St.
Joe, FL 32456, (904) 229-6113 or (904) 639-5068.
2tc, November 16 & 23, 1995.

The City of Mexico Beach has for sale a 1982
4x2, 6 cyL, Dodge Van, as is.
Minimum Bid: $250. Sealed bids will be ac-
cepted at the City Hall on 14th Street, Mexico
Beach, FL until Friday, Dec. 8. 1995 at 4:00 PM.
Itc, November 23, 1995.
BID NO. 9596-09
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation Interested In per-
forming the following services for Gulf County:
Construction of emergency berms at six
(8) locations on the coastal areas of
Gulf County. Complete plans and specl-
elatlons of the work to be performed
Ua available at Preble-Rish. Inc.; 326
Reid Avenue; Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Plans and specifications can be picked
up or viewed at Preble-Rish, lo. be-
tween the hoursof 8:00 AM and 6:00
PM ET Monday-Fridy (Excluding hell-
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver unit on
specified date will be set at $25.00 per day.
Please indicate on envelope that this Is a Sealed
Bid, the Bid Number, and what the bid Is for.
Bids will be received until 5:00 P.M., Eastern
Time, December 12, 1995, at the office of the Clerk
of the Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse,
1000 Fifth Street Port St. Joe, FL 32456. The
Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
BY: /s/ Billy E. Traylor, Chairman
3tc, November 23 and 30 and December 7, 1995.

Sealed proposals will be received in the office of
the City Clerk 305 Fifth Street Port St Joe, Flori-
da until 2:00 p.m., December 20, 1995, for fur-
nishing and delivering F.O.B., Port St. Joe, Flori-
da, Dewatered Sludge Storage Facility Roadway as
outlined in the specifications pertaining thereto.
Specifications, prints and bid documents may be
obtained for *20 per set from the City Clerk's Of-
fice, 305 Fifth Street, Port St. Joe Florida 32456,
telephone (904) 229-8261, Monday through Fri-
day, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Bids will be
publicly opened and read at 2:00 p.m., December
20, 1995, in the Fire Station Conference Room,
Port St. Joe, Florida. The City reserves th right to
accept or ectany or all bds or to select the Bid
felt to be in the best Interest of the City.
/s/Pauline Pendarvis. City Clerk
Itc, November 23, 1995.
Sealed proposals will be received in the office of
the City Clerk, 305 Fifth Street, Port St Joe., Flori-
da, until 4:30 p.m., December 18, 1995, for fur-
nishing and delivering F.O.B., Port St Joe, Flori-
da, Recycling bags as oudlned in the specl-fcaons
pertaining theieto. -....-
Specifications and bid documents may be obtained
from the City Clerk's Office. 305 Fifth Suree, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456, telephone (904) 229-8261,
Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and
5:00 p.m. Bids will be publicly opened and read at
8:30 p.m., December 19. 1995, in the Fire Station
Conference Room. Williams Avenue, Port St. Joe,
Florida. The City reserves the right to accept or re-
Ject any or all bids, or to select the Bid felt to be in
the best interest of the City.
/s/Pauline Pendarvis, City Clerk
Itc, November 23, 1995.

At District


The Student Government As-
sociation at Port St Joe High
School is making plans to sal-
vage this year's Hurricane Opal
Homecoming during the upcom-
ing district basketball opener
with Florida High School. The
S.G.A.. is inviting players from
teams of the two ;previous dec-
ades to match up in a free throw
shoot-out during halftime.
The S.G.A. is trying to con-
tact Corey Daniels, Ronald Dan-
iels, Lorenzo Daniels, Kim Davis,
Preston Gant, Johnny Jenkins,
Terry Larry, Wayne Thomas, Ari-
on Ward, and Calvin Watson from
the 1976 (15-12) team; and Dex-
ter Baxter, Curtis Beard, Marvin
Hamilton, Jason Hammac, Robert
Harris, Josh Jenkins, Michael
Lewis, Robert Lowry, Fred Owens,
Stan Peters, and Doug Robinson
from the 1986 (19-8) District
Champions to invite them to join
in the halftime festivities. Anyone
knowing the whereabouts of
these hardwood veterans, please
have them get in contact with Mr.
Herring or Mrs. Riley at the high
This season's version of the
Tiger Sharksis making a bid for
their third consecutive trip to the
state tournament and is return-
ing with a lot of seasoned players
to make that goal more than sim-
ply wishful thinking.
If you have not taken the op-
portunity to watch Coach Vern
Eppinette's charges play, you
have missed some exciting com-
petition. The Florida High game is
an important step toward another
district championship, last year's
playoff game between the two be-
ing decided in the final seconds.
When the varsity tips it off
beneath the dome on Friday, De-
cember 1, it will be the third
game of the evening. The middle
school team plays at 5:00 p.m.,
the junior varsity at 6:30, and the
varsity hits the floor at 8:00. One
price buys it all! Great basketball,
three games for one, and halftime
fun-can anybody think of any-
thing, better to be doing on an au-
tumn Friday night in St Joe?


Fantasy Properties, Inc.

1200 U. S. Hwy. 98 John M. Delorme, Realtor Joy Holder- 648-8493
647-3633 Joan Kent 647-3264
Mexico Beach, FL 32410 Ellen F. Allemore, Realtor Judie McCormick 648-8595
(904) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478 647-8939 Don Rains 647-3270
Earl Groh 647-3199 Moira Ritch 647-5286
LJ Joan Smithwick 648-8121


Mexico Beach large two story stilt townhouse on the Gulf, end
unit, 3 bd., 3 ba., tastefully decorated, all elec. kitchen, fully fur-
hished, 2 Ig. decks overlooking Gulf. Paved parking underneath -
new roof approximately 1985 sq. ft. Not on rental program -
St. Joe Beach recently constructed 4 bd., 3 ba. gulf front home,
Features an all elec. kitchen, 2 Ig. decks, fully furnished including
icemaker refrig., dishwasher, microwave, 2 color TV's, outdoor hot
and cold shower, 2 a/c units, paved parking underneath. Excellent
rental history. $285,000.
Mexico Beach Beachalde Excellent rental, 1/2.of duplex, water
view from deck, 2 bdrm., 1,1/2 ba., cen. h&a, appliances, stove, re-
frig., dishwasher, microwave, dryer, $77,000.
St. Joe Beach Modular home 221 Court St. Remodelled, fur-
nished, 2 bd., 1 ba., covered deck, high lot, partial water vie3.
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.
Port St. Joe, nice residential lot- Garrison Ave. Cleared and ready
for your new home, 75'x150'. Lot 9, Block 92, Unit 2. High and dry.
St. Joe Beach 229 Coronado St. Completely furnished, carpeted,
2 bd., 1 ba. cottage, 1 1/2 blocks to beach. new roof, screened
porch on nice 75'x125' lot. $63,000.

Gulf Front St. Joe Beach. Beautiful decorated 3 bd., 2 ba., 1/2 of
duplex, completely remodeled In 1992, 1 bd., 1 ba. downstairs, 2
bd., 1 ba. upstairs, washer/dryer, new ch/a, excellent rental.

209 Virginia St. Hamilton mobile home, 14'x70', 1989, has Fla. rm.
.addition, cen..h&a, split 2 bdrm. plan, 2 ba., w/garden tub, quiet
neighborhood, located on 2 nicely landscaped lots, Ig. util. shed.
Business for Sale, Existing Pizza Restaurant and Bakery. locally
owned and operated, well established business. Excellent location in
high traffic area of Mexico Beach. $49,000. Owner financing availa-
ble. Call for details.
Mexico Beach Gulf View. 121 First St. Steps to the beach, well
maintained 3 BR, 1 ba. home w/new carpet & vinyl. Cen. h&a,
316 Hatley Dr. Center unit in triplex. Nice quiet neighborhood, 3
bdrm., 2 ba. $55,000.
117 First St., 2 bd., 1 ba. stilt beach house, excellent rental, nice
weekend retreat, completely furnished, $49,000.

Corner of 31st St. -Duplex each side of duplex has 1 bd., 1 be.,
neatly furnished. Approx. 100' hwy. frontage. Zoned tourist/
commercial. $90,000,

110 40thS -, 1 u~pi ch, re-
duced to 0L1 wre-.
109B S. 38th St. Summer Place #11 Nicely furnished 3 bd. 1.5
bath townhouse. Fully furnished including w/d, elec. kit., d.w., house
has new a/c system and new hot water heater. Excellent rental po-
tential. $72,500.

Gulfaire Sub. 213 Sea Pines Dr. Lg. 4 bd., 3 ba. home. Kitchen ap-
pliances Included, screened patio, plenty of closet space, balcony off
master bdrm., partially fenced back yd., cedar siding. Nice neighbor-
hood with pool & tennis court privileges. Priced to sell at $129,000.
8401 Tradewinds Dr. Never miss a sunset from this custom-built,
gulf view 2-story cedar home. Offers 4/5 bd., 3 ba. over-sized stone
fireplace, fam. rm. w/wet bar & surround-sound speakers. This is a
comfortable family and entertainment home. $178,500.
GulfAIre Dr. Triplex, two 3 bd., 2 ba. units and one 1 bd., 1 ba.
unit, very nice, good Investment, all 3 at $175, 000

220 Coronado St. Completely furnished, carpeted, 2 bd., 1 ba. cot-
tage, 1 1/2 blocks to beach. New roof, screened porch on nice
65'x125' lot. $63,000.
6918 W. Highway 98 Great View of the lf from this 4J;E2 ba.
stu'o Jjno* o deedrAE ll| reened
por lot, fir l _alBd =l rm 'I x 100'
lot. Pnced to sell. $89,900.
14C Bay St. Nice 3 bd., 1 ba. frame home on a nice lot In a seclud-
ed neighborhood. House has Ig. screened porch and a 14'x24' auxil-
iary building. Priced to sell at $69,900.
6917 Georgia Ave. Modular home in excel, cond. Many features in-
cluding double garage, workshop, front & back porch, concrete drive,
cathedral ceiling & Ig. liv. rm., 3 bd., 2 ba., landscaped & TV satellite
dish. Must see to appreciate. $62,900. Make offer.
100 Santa Anna. Frame duplex 2 bd., 1 ba. upstairs, 1 bd., 1 ba.
downstairs, 1/2 block to beach. Good rental history. $80.000. Re-
duced to $75,000.
Coronado #7 2 bd., 1 1/2 ba. townhome, unrestricted gulf view,
furnished, nice. Reduced to $65,000. Make offer.

Beacon Hill 218 Triton St. Great property to use for vacation/
weekends or permanent living. Comfortable home on level treed lot -
close to beach. UPDATEDI 1992 bathroom kitchen cabinets, floor-
ing. Living room din. rm., kitchen 3 bd., 1 ba. Call to see.
76,900. Reduced to $69,500,

Highland View, 104 Bayvlew Dr. 3 bd., 1 ba., Ig. liv. rm, kit. & din.
combined, unobstructed bay view. Also 103 Victoria Ave. Mobile
home 12x60' 2 bd., 1 ba. Ig. liv. rm, kitchen/dining combo, furnished.
Also additional adjoining lot w/septic and water meter set up for
mobile home. All three for only $69,500.

105 Hunter'St., Oak Grove. Great starter home 2 bd., with study
or 3 bd., 1 be., den, ch/a, laundry rm & workshop on a.nice 89'x60'
lot. Priced to sell at $37,500 reduced.

Land's Landing Lots 9 and 10, Riverside Park, Land Drive. 1
block to boat basin, $8,000 ea. Both lots available.for less monies.
White City, 8672 Gardenia St., be right In the middle of activi-
ties-Swim, Fish and Hunt. Then go home and relax In this very at-
tractive 1800 sq. ft. home that offers: 3 bd., 2 ba., cathedral ceil-
ing, stone f.p., porches, double car garage, 16!x32' Inground
POOL. All of this and more on a landscaped 1/2 acre (Adjoining
1A available for $5,000) $89,500.
Wetappo Creek AND Hwy. 386 Frontage. 15.4 m/I acres of se-
rene and peaceful country. Many possibilities for development or
just your own private homesite. Call our office now for more de-
tails. $55,000.
Squirrel Ave. FISH, RELAX & BE IN COMFORT. This well-built A-
frame home Is situated on 2 cleared lots. Offers 4 bd., 1 1/2 ba.,
loft area, livJdining area w/open cross-beamed ceiling. Kit. has
new cabinets & new vinyl flooring. Cen. air, gas heater, new hot
water tank, Ig. screened front porch. This and more for a very af-
fordable price of $4,600.0. Reduced to $38,500.

200 Canal Dr. Nice corner lot with a 2 bd., 1 ba. mobile home,
handyman's special, $27,900.
406 N. Canal St. Watch the boats go by from your comfortable 2
bd., 2 ba. stucco home with 100' on Intracoastal Canal, ch/a, all
elec., priv. fence, 2 storage bldgs., satellite dish. Peaceful neigh-
borhood reduced $ 90. Reduced $69,500.

2.5 plus acres commercial/Industrial with old garage, lots of possi-
bilities, $99,000.
37th St. approx. 75'x100' beachside, Pier Road., $57,000.
U.S. 98 between Balboa & Magellan 3/4 block & 1 lot. Permit-
ted for condos only. $330,000

Corner Nautilus Amerlcus, Lot 1, BIk. A, nice corner lot,
85'x150', $20,000.
Nautilus Dr., BIk. A, lot 3, good size $18,000.
Nautilus Dr., BIk. A, Lot 9, city water, city sewer, 80'x150' lot.
Sea Pines Drive, Lot 5, BIk. B, nice lot for your dream home, re-
stricted subd. with swimming pool & tennis court. $26,900.
Gulfaire Dr., Lot 22, block "D", nice lot, single family, priced to
sell. Reduced to $15,000.
Lots 32 and 33, BIk. C, Gulfalre, Phase II. Sewer tap paid:
$48000. Reduced to $16,500 for a limited period of time. Owner
will sell BOTH LOTS together at a reduced price. Make offer.
GulfAIre Dr. Lot 11, Block C, Phase 2 approx. 75'x125',
GulfAIre Dr. Lot 9, Block G, Phase 2 approx. 74'x120' -
close to pool & tennis court, $22,800
GulfAire Dr. Lot 15, Block C, Phase 2 approx. 85'x125',

Azalea St. Nice residential lot, 75'x100'. Good neighborhood,
priced to sell at $12,900.
5th St. Large lot, nice area, zoned for homes only, $12,500.
Robin Lane: Lot 9, Block 3, Unit 17. Nice residential neighborhood.
Grand Isle Subd. Lot 3 & 4, Block D, unit 15 approx. 70' x 100'
each zoned houses only. $10,000 each, both for $18,500.
Large corner lot, corner Hatley Dr. & Hwy. 386, Mexico Beach.
Zoned residential, $17,500.
Robin Lane, lot for sale, houses only, $11,500.
South 36th St.: Excellent 75' x 100' lot 4th from water, $65,000
6th St., between Oleander & Fortner, 50'x150', $17,500
Corner of Robin Lane & Hwy. 386-A. Nice vacant lot, Reduced
$14,000 Make offer.
Robin Lane Unit 17, Block 1, Lot 10 approx. 250'x100' irregu-
lar shape, has septic tank, restricted to houses $17,500
Grand Isle Kim Kove Lot 8, Block C, Unit 15 houses,
Grand Isle Nan Nook & Kim Kove Lot 19, Block D approx.
71.8'x115'- houses $11,500
Atlantic St. 50' x 100' lot, steps to water, $20,000.
Pineda St.: Four 50'x125' lots, 1 block to beach, $20,000 each.
Americus & Selma -Lot 13, BIk. 10, Unit 1 approx. 75'x150',
Americus & Selma Lot 11, BIk. 10, Unit 1 approx. 84'x150,
$14,500. .
Garrison Ave. Nice residential lot cleared and ready for your
new home. 75'x150' Lot. 9, Block 92, Unit 2. High and dry.
$16,0e $13,000.
Faulk Place. Vacant lot 100'x120' approx. with large septic tank,
Beacon Hill Estates Hwy. 386 Lot 9, Block 1, Unit 1 approx.
100'x120', $17,000
Beacon Hill Estates Lucia Ave. Lot 10, Block 1, Unit 1, Approx.
100'x120' 13,000
Beacon Hill Estates: Triton St. Lots 5 & 6, Block 3, Unit 1 irreg-
ular $32.000.
Starfish & Cowries Ave. Lot 20, Block 22, $13,500
Creekwood: 2 nice large lots. Buy together and have over an acre.
$10,000 each.
Sunshine Farms 7 + acres, $7,500 per acre. One parcel with
septic tank at $14,500 if sold separately.
Creakwood Estates Lot 17, 1/2 acre, $11,000

Enjoy country living at Gulf County Farms, 4 acres, $15,700.
Stone Mill Creek close to great freshwater fishing, each lot
$6,900. BIk. D, lot 1 and lot 3.
Riverside Estates Lot 6 & 7, Block 7, Unit 3, 75'x125' each.
Priced $7,500 for both.

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Make That Thanksgiving Turkey More "Taster-Friendly" and Different

When crisp, clear days become
shorter, leaves turn red and gold; and
frost covers the pumpkins each morn-
ing, it's time to head for the kitchen.
There may or may not be scientific
evidence which proves that cold weath-
er doubles one's appetite, but for many
entering their home after a hard day's
work, the smell of a turkey roasting in
the oven is sure to make their stomach
chum and growl.
On Thanksgiving, hunger pangs can
be even more profound, since most
people eat a light breakfast in anticipa-
tion of a feast, and turkey is only one of
many smells emanating from the
kitchen. Turkey, however, is clearly the
overpowering scent, capable of luring
any number of men away from a foot-
ball game in order to "test" any loose,
cooling morsels and, possibly, even
help out in the kitchen.
Maybe you would like to try some-
thing a little different for Thanksgiving.
It's nothing as radical as switching to
chicken; it's a new way of cooking
turkey a method handed down from
generation to generation of
Thanksgivings on the farm.
.There may not be a better teacher for
country-style roast turkey than Jane
Watson Hopping, author of

Craig Melvin
Sales Associate
Hm# 265-2328
Lynn Haven, Wewa
Panama City.
Ken Hensdill
Sales Associate
Hm# 230-9482
Panama City Beach,
Panama City

"The Many Blessings Cookbook: A
Celebration of Harvest, Home, and
Country Cooking" (Villard Books).
With her fifth cookbook, Hopping has
become a pioneer among lovers of nos-
talgic, old-fashioned cooking and
country life.
"The Many Blessings Cookbook"
celebrates autumn with down-home
recipes that evoke the warmth and spir-
it of the changing seasons. They are
easy to prepare and were handed down
from mother to daughter. These time-
honored recipes are mixed with her
rural, homespun wisdom and memories
of growing up on farms in Missouri and
Oregon, as well as poems and pictures
gathered 'from turn-of-the-century
S1 12- to 14-pound bird
2 or more shallots as desired
4 -or more whole stalks of celery
1 whole clove garlic, peeled
1 tart unpeeled apple (optional)
Butter or margarine as needed,
softened at room temperature
Salt, allowing 1 teaspoon or less

Lawrence Harris
Sales Associate
Hm# 648-4172
Wewa, Mexico Beach
Port St. Joe
SLee Goodwin
Sales Associate
Hm# 648-5408
Wewa, Mexico Beach
Callaway, Panama City

per pound as desired
Black pepper, 4 teaspoon
per pound
1 tablespoon or more finely pulver-
ized Mediterranean oregano
Orange Pecan Dressing
(recipe follows)
Golden Glow Gravy
(recipe follows)
Preheat oven to 350 F. Set out a large
roasting pan with a tightfitting cover.
Rinse turkey inside and out with cold
water. Wipe with a damp cloth. Stuff
cavity with shallots, stalks of celery,
clove of garlic, and apple. Rub entire
surface with butter and then rub salt,
pepper, and oregano into it. In a small
bowl,' set giblets (excluding liver) and
neck aside; refrigerate for making broth
to use in dressing and gravy.
Set bird in roasting pan, breast side
up. Pour 2 or more cups of water'
around the base of the bird. Cover.
Roast until done, checking now and
then to see if more water is needed,
about 2% hours. To test for doneness,
insert meat thermometer into densest
meat of the inner thigh near the hip
bone or groin, since that is the last
place to be done in the bird. Be sure
not to touch bone with tip of ther-
When done, the temperature should
read 170 F to 180 F. Or you may test
for doneness by pressing the drum-
stick: When done, the meat will feel
soft and the drumstick should twist
out of joint; also, the meat will have
shrunk up the bone so that the joint
where the foot was removed will be
Once done, remove bird from oven
and let sit 15 to 20 minutes, which
makes carving easier. Meanwhile,
remove giblets and neck from refriger-
ator and place in a medium saucepan.
Season to taste with a little salt and
pepper; add a. slice or two of winter-
cooking onion and cup or more fresh
celery leaves. Cover with water and
simmer until done; remove meat from
pan; discard vegetables; remove neck
meat from bone and finely chop all
meat (reserve all or part of meat if
adding either to dressing or gravy).
Make the dressing and. gravy and
serire immediately.
8 cups torn pieces of bread (a
blend of whole wheat,.rye, and
golden egg bread is best)
1% cups pecans, coarsely chopped,
plus a dozen or more halves for
garnishing top of dressing
.1 cup celery, chopped
'A cup fresh parsley, minced
1% teaspoons Mediterranean
S Gated rind of a large orange
1% cups broth, more as needed (hot
water may be substituted)
% cup melted butter, plus cup
firm butter for dotting top of
Salt and black pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350 F. Set out and

thoroughly grease a 13-inch-by-9-inch-
by-2-inch baking dish.
In a large bowl, combine the torn
bits of bread, pecans, celery, parsley,
oregano, grated orange rind, broth, %
cup melted butter, salt, and pepper.
Blend well. Spoon into prepared bak-
ing dish. Dot top with remaining /4
cup butter. Arrange pecan halves on
the top of the stuffing.
Prebake until risen, lightly browned,
and firm to the touch, about 45 minutes
don't overbake. Rewarm when you
bake last-minute rolls or with turkey
during the final 45 minutes roasting
Makes I quart or more,
After the turkey is done, take the bird
out of the roasting pan and put it on a
large platter. Cover it with a clean kitchen
towel and let it sit. Put the roasting pan in
a cold place until the fat is firm enough to
lift off the pan drippings,
Transfer the drippings to a saucepan
large enough for making gravy. Add
water, salt, and pepper'to the drippings
to enhance the flavor. Minced giblets
and minced neck meat may be added at
this point.
While bringing the broth to a boil,
caramelize sugar in a small cast-iron fry-
ing pan by heating it until it bubbles and
turns dark brown (care must be taken
not, to bum the sugar, which would make'
it bitter). While still hot, pour the
caramelized sugar into the broth. Spoon
a little of the broth into the frying parnto
wash all of the sugar out.
Stir the gravy until it is a rich golden-
brown color. To thicken, add cornstarch
(2 tablespoons, moistened with cold
water, for each cup broth). Continue stir-
ring for about 5 minutes to sufficiently
thicken the gravy. For added flavor, add
Butter or margarine to the hot gravy. Stir
it until it's melted and incorporated into
the gravy.
Single Crust Pastry Plus
(recipe follows)
1- cups cooked or canned
% cup golden brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
% teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
% teaspoon ginger
% teaspoon salt
Y teaspoon ground cloves
(optional) .
2 eggs, beaten to a froth
1% cups milk
% cup heavy cream
1 cup pecans, chopped
% cup honey
Preheat oven to 425 F. Line a 9-inch
pie pan with pastry.
In a large bowl, combine pumpkin,
brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger,
salt, and cloves. Stir until sugar is dis-
solved. When thoroughly blended, pour
eggs, milk, and heavy cream into the
Pumpkin mixture. Stir until smooth.
Bake pie shell in 425 F oven for 25
minutes to set the crust. Remove from
oven and fill with pumpkin mixture.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 F and
bake until a knife blade comes out clean
when inserted, 40 to 50 minutes.
When pie is done, turn off oven and
transfer pie to a wire rack to cool. When
thoroughly cool, sprinkle chopped
pecans over the entire surface and pour
warmed honey over pecans.


cup whole wheat flour
A cup all-purpose flour,

plus % cup for rolling
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon salt
cup butter or margarine
cup cold water, more if needed

Sift together whole wheat and all-pur-
pose flour with baking powder and salt.
Using a pastry blender or your finger-
tips, work butter into the flour mixture
until it resembles brown bread crumbs.
Add water a little at a time, sprinkling it
over the dry ingredients. Stir with a fork
until dough holds together; turn onto a
floured surface and shape into a ball.
Chill or use immediately to line the pie
pan. ZB950263

Tom Todd
Really, INC.

Call today for
your free Breast
Health Guide.





2BA home located just west of Hwy C-30 on Cape San Blas Road. Being-
sold fully furnished. Has over 1400 sq ft of living area. Deeded access to the
gulf. Price $89,000.
GULF VIEW NEW!!!! This could be the perfect choice for your.
permanent residence or for a rental income property. Almost completely
furnished including kitchen appliances. Has deeded access to the beach. Only
eight minutes to PSJ. Flood insurance available. Price $105,000.
GULF VIEW at GULF PINES Large lovely home with good view of, and'
deeded access to, the gulf. 4br/4ba, 2,000 + square feet,, open and screened
decks, fireplace, heat recovery system, satellite TV, 2 car enclosed garage
and concrete parking. Price $169,000
MEXICO BEACH 202 3rd STREET Two story, 2 bedroom, 2 bath barn
style home. Being sold furnished. Window AC, electric heaters.. Price
$56,500. Extra corer lot available at $25,000.
PLANTATION AIR PARK Pilots alert! 3br/2.5 bath home in nice
neighborhood, near the airstrip (4,000' grass). Only minutes from Port St.
Joe. Enclosed garage, approximately 2750 square feet. Large lot. Priced at
FIND-Private, almost new and ENERGY EFFICIENT! Living rm. has
cathedral ceiling! 3/2, c/ha w/heat pump,.garage, sprinkler system, landscaped.
Appliances included. Approx. 1700'. $89,900. Reduced to $85,000. Call Brenda
Lynn, agent, 904-648-8215.
frame & vinyl 3/2 home. Formal L/R-D/R, NEW FAMILY ROOM opens to
SKYLIGHTS in D/R & kitchen w/custom built cabinets. ENERGY EFFICIENT
cen. h&a, dbl. paned windows, vertical blinds. Approx. 1950' plus open dbl.
garage. Two comer lots (less 20') are landscaped with sprinkler system. MUCH
MORE! $110,000.00.
approximately 500' deep (1.73 ac). Great site for single or multiple
dwellings. Fantastic view of the gulf. Approximately 150' of land behind the
Coastal Construction Control Line. GREAT SUNSETS! Super location for
investment property. Price $225,000.
BAY FRONT LOT at CAPE.SAN BLAS. Lovely building site on the bay
front. Has permitted septic tank (already installed) and dock. Has numerous
trees and is perfect for a private home or rental income property. Located
ohly 2.5 miles from St. Joseph State Park. Priced at only $49,900.
tract (house on one side...bayou on the other). Beautiful view of the gulf arid
bayou plus loads of vegetation. Lovely building site for an investment
property or full time residence. OWNER FINANCING W/25% DOWN.
Priced at $250,000.
Restaurant). (491.93'). Hwy. 98 frontage (589.61') Butler Bay Road frontage
(152.22') Commercial or residential. Reduced to $125,000.

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

800-876-2611 or 904-227-1501

Craig Todd, Associate
Nancy Todd, Associate

Brenda J. Lynn, Associate
Marie M. Todd, Rental Mgr.
Thomas M. Todd, Broker

" 'The First Annual Gulf Countyw

Parade of Home Lights

Let's light up all of Gulf County and "Share in the Joy of

Christmas". Just fill out the entry form and mail to: Parade of

Home Lights, P. O. Box 964, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 or call

Carolyn Husband, 639-2222 for more information.


Physical Address of Home

Directions to Home
Entry Fee $10.00 Payable to Wewahitchka Chamber of Commerce.
A Directory will be published containing all entries, names, and locations of homes.
1st place... $100.00 Cash, 2nd place .... $50.00 cash
3rd place.... $25.00 Cash

Judging will be done during the week of Dec. 18-22. Homes

should be lit nightly during the week of 18th 22nd. Deadline
for entry is Dec. 12th.

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