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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
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Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: December 21, 1995
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FIFTY-EIGHTH YEAR, NUMBER 16


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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1995


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Plus 20 Tax


Bridge Named for W. G. Hardy, Sr.


Pioneer Settler of the Overstreet Area


All of W., G. Hardy's living children, except one, were
present for the dedication ceremonies last Wednesday, along
with 30 mel bers of the immediate family also present.
Shown above are Adelaide Sullivan of Montgomery, Alabama,
a daughter; Raymond Hardy of Overstreet, a son; Mrs. J. R.
Guilford of Overstreet and Irene Kimbrough of Malone,
daughters. Another son, Max Hardy of Kinston. North Caroli-
na, could not be present.

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.Dedication ceremonies to
officially name the recently
completed Overstreet Bridge,
crossing the Intracoastal
Waterway on Hwy. 386. were
held at 1:00 p.m. CST
Wednesday, December 20. .
The sign proclaiming it the
"W. G. Hardy, Sr. Bridge" was
Unveiled by the surviving chil-
dren of Hardy, who passed
away in 1963. .
Hardy was a pioneer of the
Overstreet area, being credited
as the first settler of the com-
munity, coming to the area
around 1908. He was married
to the former Annie Stone of
Wewahitchka. niece of T. H.
Stone, and the father of nine
children.
He provided for his family
by farming and running a tur-
pentine business. At one time
turpentining was a booming
business in the area with six
operating mills.
The Gulf County Commis-


Children of W. G. Hardy unveil a plaque Hardy. Witnessing the event are Ed Prescott
identifying the Overstreet bridge as the W. of the DOT, Senator Pat Thomas. County
G. Hardy, Sr. bridge in a ceremony last Commission chairman Billy Traylor and
Wednesday. From left to right are: Irene Rep. Robert Trammell. About a hundred at-
Kimbrough, Adelaide Sullivan and Raymond tended the ceremonies.


sion unanimously petitioned
in February, 1994, by resolu-
tion for,the bridge to be named
alter W.. G. Hardy. They and
Other Gulf County residents,
had pushed for the naming of
the bridge after the pioneer
settler: since the announce-
ment :by the Department of
Transportation that the new
high rise bridge would replace
the floating bridge.
The original bridge over
the iatenvay was a ferry,
'which was later replaced by a
floating bridge. At the time of
the construction of the high
rise, the floating bridge was
thought to be the last of its
kind in use in the entire
nation. Prior to being put in
service at Overstreet the float-
ing bridge was in place over
the waterway on Highway 71
at White City before being
,replaced by the original F.
Elgin Bayless bridge in the
1940's.
Gulf County Commission
Chairman Billy Traylor, State
Senator Pat Thomas, State
Representative Robert
Trammell and .District DOT
Secretary Ed Prescott shared
time at the podium, with each
;praising the- decision to name
the bridge after Hardy.
Senator Thomas and Rep.
Trammelf' ent a step further,
tracing .theif roots and claim-
.Ing distant kinship to the
.Hardyfai.
Sere. that DOT researches a
proposed name to determine
its "worthiness" before they
make the final decision. "W. G.
iardy, Sr. has proven most
worthy to have this bridge ded-
icated after him," he said.
"Dad would be proud," said
Raymond Hardy, son of W. G.
Hardy and life long resident of
Overstreet. Raymond thanked
the County Commissioners,
Senator Thomas, Rep.
Trammell and DOT for their
efforts on behalf of himself and
the numerous relatives who
were able to attend the cere-
monies, as well as those who
were unable to attend.
W. G. Hardy' was instru-
mental in helping to establish


the first school and church in
the area. He also donated his
services as a county commis-
, sioner while Gulf County was
still a part of Calhoun County
prior to 1925.
Additionally, he was one of
the individuals responsible for
initiating the formation of Gulf
County, separating it from
Calhoun.


PSJ Chorus On TV
The chorus of Port St. Joe
High School will be performing on
television on Christmas Eve as
part of Channel 13's "Sounds of
Christmas" program. The special
will air at 1] p.m., EST.
Other choruses which will be
siningng are the choirs of Bay,
Mosley. Rutherford and Marianna
High Schools.


Tots Benefit From A Captive Christmas Spirit
Over 700 handmade wooden toys crafted by Gulf Correctional In-
stitution's staff and inmates were presented to civic organizations,
church leaders and Gulf County Health and Rehabilitative Services
officials on Monday, December 18. Local school counselors and
H.R.S. staff members have helped compile a list of needy children
that will benefit from this abundant display of Christmas spirit.
G.C.I.'s staff members and inmates have been busy throughout
the year preparing for their involvement in the "Toys for Tots" pro-
gram by producing beautiful toys they transformed from scrap wood.
The institution's Vocational Instructor, Cleve Barfield worked with
inmates to help build toys which included trains, planes, dolls, cra-
dles, boats, hobby horses, and many more popular children's items.
They also contributed to the program by refinishing and painting a
number of children's desks that would have been otherwise thrown
away. Special boxes had also been placed in various locations at the
institution for its staff to donate toys for a special needs child.
T. E. Whitehead, Assistant Superintendent, would like to express
a sincere thanks to all staff and inmates who participated in this
year's program. "It was a big success," he commented, and followed
by his desire for next year's effort to produce as good, or better, re-
sults for the children of Gulf County.


We-re honored to join you in singing His praises

as we extend our warmest wishes to you and

your family.


SUSPS 518-880
FIFTY-EIGHTH YEAR, NUMBER 16


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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1995


This Thing Which


Has Come to Pass

And it came to pass in those days, that there
went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all
the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was
first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)
And all went to be taxed, everyone into his own
city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of
the city of Nazareth, into Judea, unto the city of
David, which is called Bethlehem (because he was
of the house and lineage of David) to be taxed
with Mary his espoused wife, being great with
child.
And so it was, that, while they were there, the
days were accomplished that she should be deliv-
ered. And she brought forth herfirstborn son, and
wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him
in a manger; because there was no room for them
in the inn.
And there were.in the same country shepherds
abiding in the field, keeping watch over theirflock
by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon
them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about
them; and they were sore afraid. .
And the angel said nto them, Fear riot;for be-
hold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which
shall be to all people. For unto you is bom this day
in the city of David, a Saviour, which is Christ the
Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall
find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes and
lying 1in a manger.
And suddenly there was with the angel a mul-
titude of the heavenly host praising God and say-
ing, Glory to God in. the highest, and on earth
peace, good will to men.
And it came to pass as the angels were gone
away from them into heaven, the shepherds said
one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethle-
hem,. and see this thing which has come to pass,
which the Lord hath made known to us.
And they came with haste, and found Mary,
and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. And
when they had seen it, they made known abroad
the saying which was told them concerning this
I child. And all they that heard it wondered at those-
things which were told them by the shepherds.
But Mary kept all these things, and pondered
them in her heart. And the shepherds returned,
glorifying and praising God for all the things that
they had heard and seen, as it was told unto
them.


I've been studying some on
this warm glow: that descends
on most everyone around'
Christmas time each year. I
think it stems from two major .
factors-people come to you
bearing gifts and really, really
good food abounds in every cup-
board! Listen, it's just naturally
easy to break out in a happy
feeling when you're sporting a
new Seiko and munching on red
and green M & M's.
Have you ever noticed how
little cauliflower you see during
the Yuletide Season? That in it-
self is cause for celebration.
Cooked carrots and asparagus
casseroles: are replaced with
cheese balls, pecan pies, and
sugar cookies. My kind of farel
This awe .inspiring, hard to
explain, but wonderful warm


bunker Down with Kes


by Kesley Colbert


Aunt Unibelle Ate Everything


. Except The Warm Glow


glow first "came upon me" back
in 1952. I was young, very
young. My awareness of -things"
going on around me was just
coming into focus, as was my
ability to remember them. I
backed my little'self over into a
far corner and starred in disbe-
lief, "Son of a gun holy.-cow
- Mother Maybelle I I" I blinked
twice,,, rubbed my eyes, took one
More look and ran and got my
little brother. "David, come
quick, you won't believe this-
Daddy is bringing'a tree into the
house!"
It was the first time I ever
Consciously remember question-
ing the good sense and/or sani-
ty of my parents. I didn't under-
stand the strings. of popcorn, the
fake icicles, the shiny balls .....
. I kept eying the ceiling; listen,
if that tree grows any .....
My older brother woke me
up before daylight a few morn-
Sings later, "Com'on, It's time."


"Time for what -"
Mother, her face all aglow,
hugged me and handed me "my"
box. Hey, a genuine pair of Red
Ryder -gloves complete with
fringe and a picture of Red and
Little Beaver Stamped on the
back! And I hadn't "done noth-
ing" to get this extra super great
gift!!
That warm glow started im-
mediately down in my toes and
just shot itself up to the top of
my head.
"And remember boys, it is
more blessed to give than to re-
ceive."
"Yes ma'am."
"Yes ma'am."
"Yes ma'am."
And to prove her point,
Mother broke out the bear paws,
fruit cake and peanut butter
Balls dipped in honey. Folks ,it
was six o'clock in the morning
SAnd she didn't set no limit! I ate


bear paws 'til my warm glow
near 'bout filled the whole room

I didn't have all the days of
the year sorted out in my mind
by 1952, but I flat sure knew
which one was the best!
In high" school we kept an
eye out for the little Norelco
Santa sliding across the snow-
he kinda' officially opened the
warm glow season for us. I'd
learned by then to leave hints
around as to what I wanted to
find in "my" box. And oh. I had
discovered chocolate covered
peanuts and chocolate covered
coconut balls and chocolate cov-
ered pecan clusters and choco-
late covered rice crispy squares
and chocolate'covered Mississip-
pi Mud Cake and double-dipped
chocolate fudge brownies .....
If you could manage it just
right you could go the whole
month of December without
(See KESLEY on Page 3)


'Twas Only Four Days til Christmas and Time to Get Cracking!


'TWAS FOUR DAYS before
Christmas and all through the
house ... the joint was jumping!
The last issue of the newspa-
per, prior to the holiday, had
been put to bed and we have all
but quit any productive work un-
til Christmas is over. It's about
time, too, or we wouldn't have
any Christmas at our house this
year.
Now, comes the chore of pur-
chasing Christmas gifts, putting
up the tree and getting the last of
the decorations up. I know you
are aghast at my not having had
an opportunity to put up the
Christmas tree and all its attend-
'ing decorations. But such is life. I
used to have the time to get the
tree up. With six kids in the
house wanting to see a genuine
Christmas tree in the living room,
one had dar well better get it up
Sin a hurry!
The Christmas tree question
used to get raised, the day after
Thanksgiving. When the kids
would see the Macy's parade on


television, it was a powerful re-
minder that it was beginning to
be time
I've had to go to town on Sun-
day on more than one occasion
and get a Christmas tree from in
front of a store and go back later
to pay for it. My kids were serious
as a heart attack about getting
ready, early, for Christmas.

BACK IN THE "Charles Dick-
ens" days people didn't put up
their trees until Christmas Eve.
The practice hung on for a long
time with the tree going up when
the toys or gifts went underneath.
I read that somewhere.


When I was a child it was im-
perative the tree be put up early,
also. Parents tried to wait as long
as possible to keep from having a '
dead tree standing around to
catch fire by a spark from the
fireplace or heater.
Back in Oklahoma where I
lived as a child, we used a black-
jack oak sapling for a Christmas
tree. We had no pine trees where
we lived and. nobody made
enough to buy a Christmas tree.
Artificial trees, so popular now,
were non-existent. So it was a
blackjack oak or nothing. We vot-
ed not to do without so the black-
jack oak substituted for a spruce.


or scotch pine.
It all worked out, very well,
and besides, you could place a.
wagon, an occasional bicycle or a.
ball glove under one of those the
same as you could a traditional
Christmas tree.

NOW, FOUR DAYS prior to
Christmas, it's put up time. That
tree, the Christmas gifts, the good
food, all has to be rounded up be-
fore it's too late.
The kids are all grown up
now, with grown kids of their
own. We're expecting all of them
at our house, as usual, for
SChristmas Eve dinner and that
takes a mite ofpreparation.
Remember. I said our kids
are all grown, with grown kids of
their own. Now more come on,
Christmas Eve. Kids have a way
of multiplying.
There was .a period of time
when I didn't have the chore of
putting up the tree. One or two of
the grandchildren would show up


at tree-trimming time, all eager
and ready to get the job done. All
Frenchie and I had to do was sit
back and give occasional direc-.
tions. Now, we're back to square
one. .
S When grandchildren get
grown, it's like your own children
becoming grown with their qwn
set of responsibilities and inter-
ests. Despite how times change,
however,, comes Christmas-time,
they all expect that "tradition" of
Christmas Eve family time.

I HAVE TO COME up with
some gifts in the next couple of
days and I'm hampered,
I'm not one of those imagina-
tive kind who knows almost .in-
stinctively just what to look for
and what the people on my list
would like to have.
So, if you have any ideas or
suggestions, I would appreciate
your sharing them with me in
plenty of time to put the sugges-
tions into action. Otherwise,


there is no telling what the ob-"
jects of my gift giving will open
Sunder the tree on Christmas Eve
or Christmas Day.
Some say it isn't the gift, but
the thought that counts. Be
aware any gift I give has, a lot of
thought behind it, even if I hap--
pen to give Kes's favorite gift, a
slice 'em, dice 'em Veg-O-Matic
salad shooter.

I'M IN EXTREME thought
this morning, racking my brain
for an alternative, or idea.
The kids have all out-grown
toys, with a couple of exceptions,
and that doesn't ma~ce i any easi-
er. I'm not at all molifled with the
fact that as boys aAd girls grow,
so does the price of the toys they
want for Christmas. I'm sure sev-
eral of the grandchildren would
allow me to solve my gift quan-
dary by giving them a new con-
vertiblel Isn't that nice of them?
You have a "Merry Chrismas".
hear?


St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
Dec. 22 8:22 a.m. L -0.8 10:32 p.m. H 1.6
Dec. 23 9:10 a.m. L -0.7 11:20 p.m. H 1.5
Dec. 24 9:52 a.m. L -0.5
SDec. 25 12:04 a.m. H 1.3 10:22 aim. L -0.3
Dec. 26 12:43 a.m. H 1.0 10:31 a.m. L -0.1
'Dec. 27 1:05 a.m. H 0.8 10:08 a.m. L 0.1
8:46 p.m. H 0.5
, Dec. 28 8:59 a.m. L 0.2 6:16 p.m. H 0.6


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Rev. Elli Brings

Christmas Sto'ry

To Rotary Club
Former Port St. Joe Rotary
Club member and former presi-
dent of the club, Rev. Sid Ellis
visited the club last Thursday to
give their annual Christmas mes-
sage in the inimitable Ellis style.
Ellis retired 13 years ago and
moved to Panama City. He is now
entering his 80th year but his wit
and his thoughts are both still as
sharp as a tack.
Ellis took the unusual Christ-
mas theme of playing the "devil's
advocate" in his thoughts about
Christmas.
Using Romans 15:9 as his
text, Ellis stated God made every-
thing. "Man didn't ask to be
created so he acts as if. he is
God's responsibility and he is not
responsible for himself," the
speaker said. "God made both
man and animals. The only differ-
ence between the two is that man
was made with the ability to dis-
cern between right and wrong
and possessing this ability is re-
sponsible for his actions."
"What would things be like if
Christ hadn't come," he asked,.
then proceeded to list a number
of distasteful conditions in our
world today as if they were nor-
mal rather than abnormal atti-
tudes.
"If Christ hadn't come we
would have conditions rampant.
such as murder, rape, assaults,
robberies, drunkenness, pornog-
raphy, robbery, cheating, divorce,
drug addiction, broken families,
child molesttion, etc., as our
everyday fare. he stated.
"Much like today!" he ex-
claimed, "except we would have
no hope or Incentive for things to
be better."
'This Christmas season we
are still looking for Him to return
and set everything right, but un-
fortunately, we as human beings
are looking everywhere but in the
right place inside ourselves!"
he concluded.


Kesley
(From Page 2)
bothering with the greens and
beans and things ......
I have observed my family
and my wife's family pig out for
over forty Christmases now.
Amazing! I'm writing a book on
Yuletide eating 'entitled, "The
Twelve Polyextrasaturated Pounds
of Cliris~as". I hope 'Vyo'll pick
up a c4. In it you'll read about -
my Mother's, great aunt, Uni-
belle Hagen. According to Mom,
for years Aunt Unibelle showed
up at every Christmas dinner
eight months pregnant and
moved about the room wolfing
down double handfuls of egg
custer creme pies and chocolate
eclairs. "I'm eating for two you
know."'
'Course, I didn't meet Aunt
Unibelle until the later years
-when, her eating had slowed a
little. Her ample size still dis-
played her many Christmas ad-
ventures. I asked Dad about the
prodigious eating stories I had
heard. "Son," he said with a
wink and a smile, "that's all be-
hind her now."
About the best warm glow
I've seen in recent years was the
Christmas I gave my wife the
Romo Veg-i-matic and, ever
mindful of our family trees, a
box of sugar free lemon drops.
Whewl She turned beet red and
was speechless! I was so thank-
ful I remembered my Mother
telling me it was better to give
than to receive ......
I know what you're thinking.
How can you top a Veg-i-matic?
Well, I tell you, it's been tough. I
think she was disappointed in
the Wok; I haven't seen the
Stairmaster since she un-
wrapped it; arid she hardly ever
uses the Buttoniere. But, I'm re-
bounding big time this year--
I've gotten her the genuine, one
and only, no cheap' imitation
here Presto Salad Shooter and
I've'got a lead on some fat free'
coconut squares.
Deck the halls and prepare
to spring to the sashesl I can
feel that warm glow already ris-
ing . .. ...
Merry Christmas,
Kesley


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Early Planning Helps Keep The Peace


When Going Home For The Holidays


A.crowd of people is attracted by the ner of 14th and Monument. One'serious in-
two-vehicle crash Friday morning at the cor- jury was reported.


One Injured In Two Vehicle


Crash Last Friday Morning


A 78-year-old lady received a
possible broken hip in a two vehi-
cle collision on Monument Ave-
nue near the 14th Street intersec-
tion.Friday morning, according to
the Port St. Joe Police Depart-
ment, through Chief Carl Richter.


Obituaries .


The accident occurred at ap-
proximately 10:15 Friday morn-
ing, when Robert Sudgen, 75, of
Brownsburg, Quebec, Canada ap-.
parently came out of the 14th,
Street intersection, violating the
right-of-way of a '91 Nissan pick-,


Walter Kingsbury
Walter Francis Kingsbury,
64, of Winter Haven died Wednes-
day, October 25, at Lakeland Re-
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olg nai meicai Center.
Grady Mathis Born in Detroit on February
20, 1931, he moved to Winter
Grady O. Mathis passed away Haven from Georgia in 1959. He
Tuesday morning at his home. A retired after serving for 34 years
native of Donalsonville, he had in the Navy and was a member of
been a resident here since 1954 the Fleet Reserve. He was an op-
and was a retired carpenter, eration host for Walt Disney
Survivors include three sons. World in Orlando. He was a Bap-
Ronald Grady Mathis of La tist.
Grange, GA. Chester Lamar Ma- He Is survived by his wife,
this of Chicago. IL, and Raymond Kathryn Kingsbury of Winter
Eugene Mathls of Cantonment; Haven, daughter of A. C. Ste-
nine grandchildren: six great- phens of Wewahitchka; son, Rob-
grandchildren: and a sister, Lu- ert Stephen Kingsbury of Pensa-
cille Burch of Donalsonville, GA. cola: daughters. Rhonda Watson
The funeral service will be of Augusta, Georgia, and Kay
held at 2:00 p.m., E.S.T., Thurs- Earls of Winter Haven: sisters,
day at the First Baptist Church, Janice Ford and Sharon Butand,
conducted by Rev. Gary Smith both of Texas, and Carol Kirkhuff
and-Dr. Clifton Elmore.,Anterment-- .' -Torrencee.Callfornial--brothf*rs
will follow in the family plot in Robert Kingsbury of Ontario, Cal-
Holly Hill Cemetery. He will lie in ifornia, Leonard Kingsbury of
state at Comforter Funeral Home Texas. Rodney Kingsbury of
from 9:00 a.m. until noon Thurs- Washington state, Gary Kingsbur-
day, at the church for an hour of Oregon, William Kingsbury and
prop to the funeral. Raymond Kingsbury. both of
All services are under the dl- Houston, Kenneth Kingsbury of
reaction of Comforter Funeral California and David Kingsbury.
Home. and nine grandchildren.


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up truck driven by Gloria McMul-
lon, 52, of 310 Dolphin Street in
Highland View.
Sudgen ahnd Cleo Gainous, a
passenger in the McMullon vehi-
cle, were both transported to Gulf
" Pines Hospital by the South Gulf.
SAmbulance, after initial treatment
by EMTs.
Approximately $7,000 dam-
age was inflicted on both vehicles.
Sudgen was charged with
failure to yield right-of-way by the
investigating officer, William T.
Sanders.


Closed

December

24 & 25


229-9222

418 Monument Ave.
Port St. Joe
Howie Bread
, HOWIE BREAD W/Sauce .................... 2.25
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A happy family sitting around
the hearth reading heart warming
cards. That's the picture most of
us have when we think of going
home for the holidays-but that's
not the way it is with most fami-
lies, says Radford University psy-
chology professor Jeffrey Chase.
"Usually there is warmth and car-
ing," he says, "but there are also
disagreements over everything,
from politics to how to raise chil-
dreii."
When we go home. it's easy to
fall into the old roles of compliant
child, disagreeable child, critical
parent or whatever roles we
adopted in the past." says Chase.
"And we're exquisitely sensitive to
old irritations. We don't have to
hear something very loudly for it
to drive us crazy, because it's the
same stuff that's always driven us
crazy."
RU counselor education pro-
fessor Paula Stanley agrees that
,when adult children go home for
the holidays it can be easy to fall
into old roles and resume old con-
flicts. .
"Don't idealize your holiday
expectations," she says, "realize
that it's easy to revert to behaving
like a child and fall into the same
kinds of cycles that have always
existed." .
Your parents may never
approve of your friends or t he way
you dress,. but there's no need to
take their criticism personally,
she says. "As adults, we need to
see our parents as people and try
to maintain a good relationship
even if that means some self-
restraint Also, instead of focusing
on your differences, try to find
some common ground.


Chase suggests planning
shared activities like shopping or
going to a museum or play.
"Activities give 'you something
neutral to talk about and some-
thing shared," he says, "which is
especially important if you've lost
touch and aren't really sure what
to say to each other."
Shared holiday time will be
less strained if you make an effort
to stay in touch throughout the
year, he says. 'Then it won't seem
so artificial."
"Sometimes during the holi-
days we get pulled in many differ-
ent directions and different
Demands are put on us," says
Chase, especially if many relatives
are involved. 'We need to decide
who we're going to see and how
much time we'll spend with them.
For couples, it can help to negoti-
ate this beforehand and let family
members know your plans ahead
of time. That way, at leastyou've
laid the groundwork."
If you run into conflict, don't
shut down forget defensive, sug-
gests Chase. "Instead, plan for
success," he says. "Adapt and fig-
ure out how you can make things
work," '
"Sometimes it helps to think
of yourself as a guest instead ofa
person who is going home," he
says. "Then, you'll be more willing
to be polite and less willing to
contradict or be argumentative."
Another pointer from the experts:
Don't stay too long. There will be
less stress if you leave before you
wear out your welcome.


Over 130 Locations in Florida

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Wewahitchka State Bank

cordially invites you to come by the Port St. Joe office
and share this special time of year with our staff.
We will be serving refreshments daily and Friday, December 22
will be a special day for everyone.
Our staff will be in costumes giving out candy

and putting on Christmas tattoos for the kids.'
"' Be i re to comnle y and register'or coror prizes to be given away every hour on Friday.

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are the 1996 contestants for the
upcoming Junior Miss Pageant.
The young ladies will be compet-
ing for $1,000.00 in college schol-
arship grants. Sandra Cannon
and Cindy Belin have been work-
ing with the contestants during
November and December.
Congratulations to these
young ladies for their selection











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Chelsea Alexis Hawkins
Celebrates First
Chelsea Alexis. Hawkins
turned one-year-old on .December
18. She celebrated her birthday
on Sunday, December 17 with a
baby Mickey party.
Those who attended this joy-
ous occasion were Chelsea's par-
ents, Teresa Evensen and Scott
Hawkins, grandparents, Janet
and Vaughn Roberts, Bruce and
Adana Evensen, Joy Hawkins,
great-grandparents, Faye Good-
man, Doris Anderson, aunts,
Dianne Keith, Tonya Jackson,
Uncle Eric Jackson, cousin Carlie
Hawkins, and friends, Bobby
Sanders and John Misch.


El Governor

Motel
Holiday Special
3 nights

$100.00
For Reservations call
648-5757
8to 11/28/95


based on their academic achieve-
ments. The Senior Citizens .are


proud t'o sponsor this annual
event.


National President Addresses Ladies


Helen Lenehan, the national
president of the Ladies Auxiliary
to the Veterans of Foreign Wars
will be visiting the state of Florida
January 19 and 20.
During her visit she will at-
tend the Mid-Winter Conference
being held at the Ocala Hilton Ho-
tel and will address the members
from all over the state who attend
this conference.
During the meeting the De-
partment of Florida Ladies Auxil-
iary will be presenting a check to
the University of Florida, Re-
search Center for Cancer Aid and
Research, in excess of
$12,000.00. A fantastic entertain-
ment program by the Special
Olympic Cloggers from Pensacola


will be another highlight of the
conference.
Members of Port St. Joe's
VFW Post #10069, Joan Phillips,
Auxiliary President, Ginny See-
feldt, Community Activities Chair-
man and Parker VFW #8205 Aux-
iliary's Pauline Chaffee will be
attending the Mid-Winter Confer-
ence in Ocala.

Thanks to All
We would like to thank each
of you for your prayers, visits,
flowers, kindness and love shown
during the loss of my beloved
daughter.
Kenny Gray and Family


Because of te success of Or ,


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Open Sunday, Dec. 24, noon until 5:30'
for the Last Minute Shoppers

Furniture & Accessories


2 5% off
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Interiors Etcetera
Furniture and Accessories
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PAGE


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











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Jared Taylor Arnold

Jared is 3!
Jared-Taylor Arnold, son of
John and Kathy Arnold, celebrat-
V ed his-third birthday "'n-Decem-
ber 8th. A "racing" party was en-
joyed by all at Frank Pate Park.
Helping Jared celebrate his
special day were: his mom and
dad: sister, Kathryn; Meme and
Papa Dickson; Aunt Krissy Gent-
ry, and cousins Jacob and Colby;
and special friends Nickolas, Ju-
lia and Shelby SchelTer, Kayla
Minger, Rels and Bryce Nelson.
Danlelle Wingate, Sue Hanlon
(Nana), and Kelly and Hayden
Renshaw.
Jared is the grandson of
Charles and Esther Dickson,
Jean Arnold and the late Lucien
Arnold, all of Beacon Hill.


Thank You
Thank you to all our friends
and neighbors who visited,
brought food, flowers, sent cards
and the many acts of love and
kindness during the illness and
death of our husband and father.
Junior Bozeman.
Linda Bozeman
Bud and Darlene Bozeman
Mary Lee and Bobbie Lee Hester
Jody and Billy Morgan and Family


Ladies From Howard
Creek Community
Center Spread Cheer
Toni Perry, Margene Martin, '
Kathy Estep, and Mildred Marbu-
ry from the Howard Creek Com-
munity Center donated for Hallo-
ween, fifty bags of useful gifts for,
the men and women at the Bay
St. Joseph Care Center.
Also, on December 14th these
ladies took fifty bags of fruit and
candy for Christmas to the resi-
dents. They gave gifts to everyone
who attended the Christmas
luncheon on December 20th at
the Community Center.
The four ladies did all the do-
nating, cooking, serving and
cleaning at the Community Cen-
ter for Wednesday's luncheon,
with small donations from those
attending.
Two needy families are being
sponsored by these ladies with
baskets for Christmas. and be-:
yond, plus fruit and gifts.
The community appreciates .,
very much the generosity of these
special ladies.

Veterans' Service
The Gulf County Veterans'
Service Office will be closed on
the 22nd and 29th of December.
On the dates the office is closed,
veterans needing assistance may
call 1-800-827-1000.


Cellular Users Can Save


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Due, in part, to more than
960 alcohol-related traffic fatall-
ties and the 11 alcohol-related
boating deaths in the state of
Florida in 1994. cellular sub-
scribers are placing a higher val-
ue on the safety cellular phones
provide. By simply dialing *DUI
(*384) on their cellular phones,
cellular customers can alert au-
thorities of a suspected drunk or
drugged driver. Both *CG (Coast
Guard) and *FMP (Florida Marine
Patrol) can be used by cellular
subscribers to call for help on the
waterways. Callers can also dial
S911 in the event of an emergency
and *FHP (347) to alert Florida
Highway Patrol of a stranded mo-
torist or a suspected crime on
any of the state's roadways.
Additionally, *GFC (Game
and Fish Commission) has been
added to the list of cellular safety
numbers, providing quick and
Easy contact to the Florida Game
and Freshwater Fish Commission
'in order to report wild life and
freshwater fish violations, as well
as boating accidents or violations.
All of these calls are free of


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FISH HOUSE RESTAURANT
Highway 98 Mleuco Beach Phone 648-8950 FAX 648-8200
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 11 am. to 9 p.m
Front Dining Room Open to All, Regular Menu till 9

New Year's Eve Party
Call Today RESERVATIONS ONLY!!








Dinner from 8 10 p.m. Entertainment from 8p.m. 1 a.m.
Party Favors Cash Bar Karoake by Night Productions
Fish House Will be Clo Dec. 24-26
WILL REOPEN DEC. 27th -W .
Mike, Carol. and staff of thei Fish Houie R'stnurant would like to thank
everyonIe for their support and also wish' 'ver' on? a Hohdall Seaion filled
with love, jou, 'ahltih and happiness.
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Tree Lighting at Hospital
SThe Hospice Christmas tree lighting was held at Gulf Pines
Hospital Tuesday, December 12. The community attended and
enjoyed the music of the bell choir from First Baptist Church
and Long Avenue Baptist Church of Port St. Joe. Administrator
Brian Upton welcomed guests and Nancy Mills, Hospice Bereave-
ment Coordinator from Bay Medical gave information on the
Hospice Program. Tessa Goff, Director of Nursing thanked St.
Joe Paper Company for their gift of an eight foot red cedar tree ,
planted in front of the hospital's patio that will stand as the offi-
cial "Tree of Lights" for the Hospice program, now in its third
year at Gulf Pines Hospital.


GRIFF'S GIFTS and COLLECTABLES
106 REID AVENUE PORT ST. JOE
New Items Weekly!
Lots of Holiday Specials!

Porcelain Dolls & Figurines Crafts
Ceramics Something for Everyone!
4tp 1217/95


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5j13 South Main Street Wewahitchka, Florida
pOpen Daily Until Christmas, 10 a.m. 6 p.m. CST
'I closed Tuesday Call 639-9070


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PORCELAIN DOLLS
25% off
MUSIC BOXES T-SHIRTS
FIGURINES" VASES
NOVELTIES & POST CARDS
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Bargain Room

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charge.
"Governor Chiles has called
for action in helping to reduce the
number of individuals who drink
and drive." said Sprint Cellular
General Manager. Gary Erickson.
"*DUI. has been In effect for over
tjwo years doing just that. Sprint
Cellular and law enforcement au-
,thoritles hope that the *DUI ser-
vice will continue to do the same
this holiday season."
Sprint Cellular, based in Chi-
cago, provides cellular service to
more than one million customers
in more than 100 markets In 14
states.
The holiday season Is here
again. It Is a time to be Joyous
and a time to be cautious. That is
why Governor Lawton Chiles has
proclaimed December 1995 as
Drunk and Drugged Driving Pre-
vention month recognizing state
and local agencies who provide
assistance in the development of
community-based tragic safety
programs with DUI emphasis.
such as the *DUI programs ini-
tiated by Sprint Cellular and local
state enforcement.







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Don't Let Holidays


Stress You Out


The holidays are here. It's a
time for shopping, for family gath-
erings...and for stressful situa-
tions.
Stress is the bodily or mental
tension that results from a per-
son's response to physical, chem-
ical or emotional factors. Stress
can be physical as well as mental.
Everybody feels stress at different
times, in different amounts and
with different amounts and with
different reactions.
Researchers don't yet know
the role that stress plays, in the
development of heart disease.
That's why the American Heart
Association says mo e study is
needed on the subject.
In the meantime, however,
here are i0 positive ways leal-
ing with stress during &!holl-
days and during the resT of the
year. These tips are particularly
helpful If you 'become irritated-
and hostile when experiencing
stress and impatience. .
Take a serious lok at the de-
mands you are placing on your-
self.
Consider deleting or delegat-
ing some of the activities you've
accumulated. Delegating respori-
sibilities gives others a chance
and takes you off the hook.
Schedule with the real world
in mind-not the world as you

Fish Only One
Net At A Time
Statewide Net Tending and
Marking Requirements: Defini-
tions; Repeal of Section 370.082,
Florida Statutes. (3) (b) The term
"net" shall be construed broadly
to include all manner of gill and
trammel nets and seines, except
purse seines. Amended 7-18-94.
Statewide Net Gear Specifica-
tions; Soaking Requirements;
Definition; Exceptions. (1) (b) No
more than one net shall be fished
with, set, or placed in the water
from a single vessel at any one
tlme. Amended 4-12-93..
These rules have been in ef-
fect as written since 1994 and
1993, respectively. These rules
are more restrictive than Article
X. Section 16 of the Florida Con-
stitution. This may differ from
previous information disseminat-
ed.
SPlease note that this change
does not affect cast nets or
shrimp trawls'-' "

Outreach in North
Port St.' Joe Wed.
The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens Association, Inc. staff will be
going door-to-door in North Port
St. Joe on December 27 for neigh-
borhood outreach in their contin-
uiing:effort to find ways to help
the elderly of Gulf County.


Use Caution
Buying Flood
Damaged MH
The Florida Department of
Highway Safety.and Motor Vehi-
cles urges consumers to be cau-
tious when purchasing niobile
homes that may have suffered
hurricane damage.
Mobile homes that were de-
clared a total loss by an insurer
will be issued an unrebuildable
salvage title certificate from the
Division of Motor Vehicles. These
mobile homes cannot be retitled
br registered and may not be ap-
proved by local building depart-
ments for use as a dwelling.
Consumers should ask to see
the title certificate from the seller
before they purchase. If the seller
cannot produce a title, then the
consumer should consider look-
ing elsewhere.
Consumers with questions
about buying a mobile home may
contact the Division of Motor Ve-
hicles regional office in Panama
, City at (904) 872-4158.





Shell Shack
Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach.
10 gallon Aquarium
w/heater. air pump, thermometer,
gravel, filter and hose
*26.95 pus x
OR


Single 10 Gallon
*10.95 u,
^O.95 plus tax
SOME FISH FOODS AVAILABLE
Call 648-8256
5tp 11/23/95


would like it to be.
Take an inventory of your
support. If you don't have some-
one to turn to for emotional sup-
port, devote some time and ener-
gy into developing your support
by reaching out to others.
Identify hostility provoking
situations and be on guard-you
may be at high risk when you're
in these situations.
Place yourself in situations
that tend to trigger your anger
and then practice not getting an-
gry.
Drive in the slow lane or get
into the longest lines to practice
positive coping rather than be-
coming angry.
Try to control anger and
make conscious decisions about
whether or not it is worth the cost
to your health.
Don't turn to unhealthful
habits to handle the stress such
as drinking alcohol, smoking and
overeating.
Develop positive strategies for
coping with stress including brisk
walking, relaxation, humor and
keeping events in the proper per-
spective.
For more information about
ways to enjoy the holidays
through healthful eating and
physical activities, contact your
local American Heart Association
or call 1-800-AHA-USA (1-800-
242-8721).


Call for Help Before

Getting Into that Car!
The Highland View Volunteer 'Year's Eve parties on Satur
Fire Department will have volun- night.
teers who will be on call to take
South Gulf County residents Call 227-7398 for life sav
home from their celebratory New driver assistance.


Lucky Recipients
Pictured from left to right are George Duren, Mary Williams,
and Jerry Stokoe. Mrs. Williams is being presented a certificate
for $100.00 of groceries donated by the all new Duren's Piggly
Wiggly. Mrs. Gordon H. Biggins was the lucky recipient of
$100.00 of gasoline donated by Pate's Service Center. The pro-
ceeds will be given to the Senior Citizens' and Boy Scouts' build-
ing funds.

Dial Wildlife Alert to Report

Any Wildlife Law Violations


Sportsmen and other nature
lovers call the WILDLIFE ALERT


Project Grad Gives Away Gun
Bill Naylor was the recipient of the Ducks Unlimited Shotgun
given away by Project Graduation '96. Shown presenting the
shotgun to Mr. Naylor is Steve Lawrence, member of the fund-
raising committee. Also shown are Mr. Naylor's two sons, Billy
and Peanut. The gun was given away at the Christmas parade'
Saturday, December 9. Project 'Graduation would like to thank
all who contributed to this worthwhile project.




-NOTICE-

Five-Point and Wetappo Landfills

swill be closed December 25 & 26,

S 1995 and January 1, 1996 for

the Christmas Holidays.






PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Board Of

County Commissioners has

cancelled their regularly

scheduled meeting for

Tuesday, December 26, 1995

at 6:00 P.M., Eastern Time.
2tc, 12/21 & 28/95


Hotline about 1,500 times a year
to report wildlife law violations.
Callers may be eligible for re-
wards and need not give their-
names or testify in court.
Since its creation in 1979,
the WILDLIFE ALERT reward pro-
gram has paid out $225,000, and
the hotline has yielded 15,000 ar-
rests. Individual rewards can run
as high as $1,000.
WILDLIFE ALERT is funded
through tax-free contributions
and from fines levied against indi-
:viduals found guilty of violating
conservation laws.
The fund is administered by a
13-meniber board, appointed by
the Game and Fresh Water Fish
Commission's' executive director.
To report wildlife law viola-.
tors, concerned persons should
call the'nearest Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission ,office.'
For Gulf County callers, the clos-
est office is located in Panama
City. The number to call there is
1-800-342-1676.


day

ring


at 59de.


For information on golf course or runway lots
call us at 647-8317

abet a happr Folfbar %eason!





Notice

Gaskin raddy Insurance Agency

'ewahitcihka

'Wiffclose for the foidays

Monday, 6December 25 and'

Tuesday, Decem6er26.

'We 'ft be backfin our office

: Wednesday, 6December 27.


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Spring Turkey Quota

Hunt Application Soon


This column is provided as a service of the Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc., a professional counsel-
ing and mental health center. It is not intended to replace psychological counseling or treatment ser-
vices.


SDear. Counselor,
I don't know what's happen-
ing to me. Lately, my family and
friends have been accusing me of
being ill-natured and hard to get-
along-with. They tell me my once
:pleasant disposition has become
: that of a grizzly bear's. Honestly, I
;.can only take so much. It seems
as though everyone looks for ways
to aggravate me. Having to go
through all the hassle, red tape,
and physical work associated
with recovering from' damages
caused by the recent hurricane, is
More than I can endure.
There are times when I think
nobody ,really cares anything
about me. Even the disaster-relief
agencies are not doing what they
should to help with the repairs on
my house. It's bad to need help
and everyone just beats-around
the-bush. I get so angry that I give
them a piece of my mind. It seems
as though.I am too hasty to get
angered.
Everywhere I turn, there are
new things to defend against. I
have come to a realization that I'm
not a very pleasant person any-
more, and I need to know what I
can do to regain a pleasant dispo-
sition.
Sincerely,
Grizzly
Dear Grizzly,
The change in your disposi-
tion is a perfectly normal reaction.
Having to cope with recovering
from a hurricane certainly can
produce stress capable of chang-
ing our thinking, feelings, behav-
iors and physical condition. This


Homecoming

Service Sunday
Thompson Temple First Born
:'Church of the Living God will cel-
ebrate their Hpmecoming Service
on December 24 at 11:30 a.m.
They are inviting all of their

Candlelight

Service Sun.
There will be a Christmas Eve.
candlelight service held-.at the
First United Methodist Church of
Mexico Beach. The service will be
on Sunday December 24 at 5
p.m. C.S.T.
The church is located at 111
North Twenty Second Street.


stress, if left (o follow its own
course, may lead to serious emo-
tional and physical problems.
However, you can reduce the
stress level by making sure you
are eating nutritiously, getting
plenty of rest and sleep, under-
taking a cardio-vascular stimulat-
ing exercise program, attempting
one task at a time, taking time off
and doing something pleasant
with a friend, talking to someone
about what is going on, and by
looking for significant successes
you will attain sufficient self con-
fidence to accomplish a success-
ful recovery.
If you get "stuck" or feel over-
whelmed, contact your local guid-
ance clinic. Most clinics are
staffed by trained disaster coun-
selors, who are concerned about
your situation, and .ar6 an excel-
lent source of information and
support. Mexico Beach, Gulf and
Franklin County residents may
call the Gulf County Guidance
Clinic's Project H.O.P.E. at 227-
,1145.
Sincerely,
John Ray, M.S.
,Outreach Counselor
Note: Please address your ques-
tions and comments to:
Dear Counselor, 311 Williams
Ave., Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Names and addresses are option-
al and will remain confidential.
Letters may be edited for length.
Urgent inquiries and requests
for, professional counseling
should be directed by phone to
227-1145.


past and present members to join
in on the celebration. The speak-
er for this special service will be
Pastor Elder Frank Hogan, Jr.,
who, urges all to "come and re-
ceive the gift of life and remember
that 'Jesus is the reason for the:
season '"
Dinner will be served follow-
ing the service. Everyone is cor-
dially invited to attend.


Sportsmen who want to be
among the first hunters in the
woods during Florida's spring tur-
key hunting season should pick
up a spring turkey quota hunt

Boaters Alert:

Fuel Fitting Recall
A very important recall is un-
derway concerning the plastic
fuel fill fitting made by Attwood
Corporation and -installed upon
as many as 45.000 boats. The it-
ting was Installed on motorboats
with permanently installed fuel
tanks starting in 1994 and con-
tinuing until present. One docu-
mented case involved a boat own-
er that had discovered a fitting
failure after a fuel attendant
pumped 45 gallons of gas into'
what was supposed to be a 30
gallon tank. The fuel was in the
bilge. There have been no reports
of fires or explosions caused by
fitting failures but anyone affect-
ed by this recall should get the
problem corrected as soon as pos-
sible.
The affected Attwood fitting is
black, white or gray plastic and
has the series numbers 3660,
3661, 3662, 3663, 3668, or 3669
on the underside of the fill cap. If
the deck fill hole is oblong or
;oval, indicating that the fill neck
is angled, then the fitting must be
replaced. The boat manufacturers
are replacing the fittings and the
boat should not be used until re-
placement is complete. This infor-
mation is provided to all marine
law enforcement officers for possi-
ble investigatory purposes.
For more information about,
what boat models are involved,
the public is advised to call their
boat manufacturer or the U.S.
Coast Guard at. 1-800-368-5647.

Educators Meeting
The Gulf County Retired Edu-
cators Association will meet' Jan-
uary 9 at the Fish House Restau-
rant in Mexico Beach at 11:00
a.m., E.S.T. Rex Buzzett will
speak on "Your Medicine. Your
Pharmacist, arid You." All retired
educators are urged to attend.


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WALK-AWAY SURGERY
The podiatrist treats foot
problems in a variety of ways, In-
cluding medications and custo-
mized shoe inserts. For some con-
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doesn't necessarily mean a hospi-
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SSurgery in the office brings
quick relief from corns, calluses.
Ingrown toenails, bunions, ham-
mertoes and smallspurs. A tech-
nique called "minimal incision"
often is employed. After a local
anesthestic numbs the affected
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procedure here is
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Patients are usually able to
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application beginning December
27. Spring turkey applications
will be available from Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission
(GFC) offices and tax collectors'
offices. Econflna Creek spring
turkey applications are available
from regional offices of the Com-
mission and offices of the Wash-
ington and Bay county tax collec-
tors.
Prospective quota hunters
Must submit a spring turkey ap-
plication to the GFC's quota hunt
office in Tallahassee to be includ-
ed in the random drawing for
spots on Florida's public wildlife
management areas. Applications
for the random drawing must be
received by the, GCF via a postal
or express mail service and will
be accepted January 8-17. Appli-
cations received before January 8
will be returned.
:'t. Quota permits remaining af-
ter the random drawing will be
distributed on a first-come, first-
served basis, to persons who sub-
mit an application to, the Talla-
hassee GFC office.
Turkey hunters on most wild-
life management areas and pri-
vate land do not need a spring
turkey quota hunt permit. Per-
mits are required on the following
wildlife management areas: An-
drews, Big Shoals, Camp Bland-
ing, Caravelle, Champion Interria-
tional, Econflna Creek, Flying
Eagle, Goethe Forest, Half Moon,
Jennings Forest, Kicco, Richloam,
Seminole Forest, Seminole
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. Twin Rivers, and on.the Dupuis'
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Sharks RemainUndefeated; #2


In State; Down Two Gainesville Schools and


PORT ST. JOE 69
GAINESVILLE EASTSIDE 53
The Sharks went down to
"Hogtown" over the weekend and
proceeded to whip up on 4-A
Gainesville Eastside, defeating
them 69-53.
The Sharks came at the
Gainesville team with their pat-
ented ball hawking play and had
three players in double figure
scoring. Jermaine Larry paced
both teams with his 24 points,
which included one three point
goal. All-State Des Baxter had 14


and Brian Jenkins 12 for the
number two ranked 3A Sharks
who go into the Christmas holi-
days with no defeats on their
record.
The dazzling Shark defensive
play held the Gainesville team to
only eight points in the second
and third quarters. The Sharks
led 30-22 at half-time.
Score by Quarters:
PSJ 14 16 17 22-69
EASTSIDE 14 8 8 23-53
PSJ--Larry 9-5-24, Likely 1-
0-2, Jenkins 5-2-12, Jones 3-0-6,


Daniels 0-2-2, Quinn 2-1-4, Wil-
liams 0-2-2, Des Baxter 4-6-14,
Crosby 1-1-3.
GrVILLE-Haynes 1-1-3, Hill
2-1-6, Leath 1-0-2, Fulstone 6-5-
18, Clark 3-0-6, Watson 3-4-104
Jones 1-0-2, Neal 2-2-6.
PSJ 70, P. K. YONGE 62 '
The Sharks trailed at half-
time against P. K. Yonge last Sat-
urday night by a single point, 35-
34, but came back from the defi-
cit to hand the Gainesville team
an eight point defeat in the final~
period.


second


ootout
Sharks winning, 62-24.
The Port St. Joe squad held a
32-10 half-time lead as they had
three players scoring in double
figures. Stephanie Maxwell led
with her 13 points, followed by:
Heather Fields at 12 and Quato-
nia Croom with 11.
Score by Quarters:
APALACH 4 6 8 6-24'
PSJ 12 20 16 14-62
APALACH-Baucham 0-2-2,
Myers 3-4-11, James 2-0-4, Car-
gill 2-0-4, Pinckney .1-0-2, Thels.
0-1-1, Hutchins 0-0-0.
PSJ-Maxwell 5-3-13, M.
Wood 3-0-6, ,Fields 5-2-12,
Croom 5-1-11, McNeal 1-2-4, C.
Wood 3-0-6, Johnson 2-0-4, Kil-'
bourn 1-0-2, Thompson 1-0-2,
Fitzgerald 1-0-2.
CHIPLEY38, PSJ 35
The Lady Sharks- lost the fi-
nal game of their Shootout last
Friday night in the final quarter"
to a determined Chipley team.
The Lady Tigers out-scored the
Sharks 13-4 in the final and de-
ciding period to edge the Lady
Sharks, 38-35.
Stephanie Maxwell kept up
the torrid pace she has set this
season, out-scoring both teams
with her 18 point performance.
Nwachakwu White led the Ti-
gers with her 11 points as the Ti-
gers hiked their record to 8-2 and
pushed the Sharks back to 7-3
for the season as they shut down
for the Christmas holidays. The
next game for the Lady Shaftks Is
January 11 against North Florida
Christian ofTallahassee.
Score by Quarters:
Chipley 7 8 10 13-38-
PSJ 12 6 13 4-35,
CHIPLEY-Davis 4-1-9, Mad-
dox 4-0-8, White 5-1-11, Feitsma,
5-0-10.
PSJ-Maxwell 5-8-18, Wood
1-0-2, Fields 4-0-8, Croom 2-1-5,
McNeal 1-0-2.


Jefferson Count:
The Sharks made a clean
sweep of their Gainesville visit
against some tough opposition.
Coach Vern: Eppinette said, "We
slowed the, ball down in the
fourth quarter, working it inside
and made seven of nine free
throws to score 24 points in the
final period to win."
Jermaine Larry, Doyle Crosby
and Brian Jenkins scored 17, 16
and 14 points respectively to lead
the Sharks offensive attack.
Lee Tucker of P. K. Yonge, led
all scoring with his 23 points.
Score by Quarters:
PS. 19 15 12 24-70
YONGE 14 21 14 13-62
PSJ-Larry 17, Likely 4, Jen-
kins 14, Adkison 3, Quinn 7, Wil-
liams 2, Baxter 7.
PSJ 88, JEFFERSON 47
St. Joe's basketball Sharks
wrapped up their Christmas gift.
Monday night as they completely
swamped the Jefferson County
Tigers in the Dome, 88-47, to re-
main undefeated through the.
Christmas season.
The game "counted" on the
Sharks District play record leav-
ing them at the top of the heap in
District 2-3A and still second
ranked state-wide.
The Sharks jumped out to a
six point first stanza lead and
built on it every quarter. In the fi-
nal period, the Sharks, really
poured it on, out-scoring the Ti-
gers 31-15. They had a 37-20
lead at half-time.
The Sharks had four players
scoring in double figures as they
completely annihilated the Tigers.
Chad Quinn was the leader with
his big 20 points, while Jermaine
Larry added 15, Doyle Crosby
had 13 and Brian Jenkins made
good on 11 points.
Jenkins threw in two 3-point
goals, Larry 1, Barry Adkison 1,
Quinn 1, and Dan Bolden 1.
The Sharks next outing will
be in-the Gulf County Classic
tournament which starts Decefm-
ber 27.
Score by Quarters:
Jefferson 9111215-47
PSJ 15 22 18 31-88


JEF'SON-Meeks 5-0-10, Wil-
liams 1-0-2, Ganzy .2-0-5, J.
Whitfleld 2-0-4, Adkins 1-0-2,
Lightfoot 4-2-10, B. Whitfield 2-0-
4, Adams 1-0-2, Crumity 1-1-3,
Dority 2-1-5.
PSJ-Larry 6-2-15, Likely 3-
1-7, Jenkins 3-4-11, Adkison 3-
0-7, Quinn 8-3-20, Baxter 1-5-7,
Ward 1-2-4, Bolden 1-1-4, Crosby
5-3-13.


The Tigresses put up Cassan-
dra. Davis in the. second half,
scoring 20 points to lead both
teams in that department. Nwa-
chukwu White had 16 points for
the Tigers.
Diana Taunton led the Gator
scoring with: her 18 points.
Amanda Davis and April Jones
each added 10 points for the los-
ing team.
The Lady Gators held a 32-17
lead at halftime, but were unable


WEWA 93, ALTHA 65
The, Wewa Gators won their
second game of the season Thurs-
day night, taking a solid 93-65
victory over Altha.
Gus Russ led the Gator at-
tack with 26 points as his team
had five players scoring in double
figures: Andrew Williams with 19
points. Cecil Jackson 17 and 10
assists, Luke Taunton with 13
and JusUn .Jackson with 11 and
eight rebounds for the game.
RUss had a total of five three-
pointers for the Gators. Both
Taunton and C. Jackson had two.
The Gators had a comfortable
46-36 lead at half-time. They out-
scored the Wildcats in every
frame of the game.
Score by Quarters:
ALTHA 16 20 14 15-65
WEWA .. 222425 22--93
ALTHA--O'Brvan 2-1-5..Yod-
er 6--113, Lingg 2-0-4, Fleck 5-6-
16, Tillman 4-4-12, Tatum 4-0-8,
Keller 3-0-7.
WEWA-Bridges 2-0-4, Taun-
ton 5-1-13, Russ 9-3-26, J. Jack-
son 5-1-11, Williams 8-3-19, C.
Jackson 7-1-17. Hill 1-1-3, Hayes
0-0-0, Edwards 0-0-0.
APALACH 82, WEWA 55
Apalachicola jumped on the
Wewahitchka Gators early in the
game last Friday night and never
let up as they coasted,to an easy
82-55 win. over the Gators.
The Gators were behind 38-
23 at half-time and were never
able to put a concentrated attack
together.
Cecil Jackson led the Gator
attack with his 15 points. Andrew
,Williams added 12 and Gus Russ
chipped in 10.
Score by Quarters:
WEWA 9 14 15 17-55
APALACH 22 162 21 3-82
WEWA-C. Jackson 6-2-15,
Russ 4-2-10, Williams 5-2-12,
Hayes 2-1-7, Taunton 2-0-5, Mul-
lis 1-0-2, Edwards 1-0-2, J. Jack-
son 1-0-2, Bridges 0-0-0, Hill 0-
0-0.
APALACH Croom 7 3 -19,
Sanders 7-1-15,,Key 6-0-14, Mill-
er 4-2-10, Tolliver 3-2-8, Stanley
3-0-6, White 2-1-6, Patel 1-0-2,
Daniels 1-0-2.
WEWA 73, CHATTAHOOCHEE 72
Wewahitchka's Gators played
it close to the vest Tuesday night
as they edged the Chattahoochee
Yellow Jackets by a single point,

Host Community
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sung and gifts placed on the tree.
Everyone is invited. If you
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1-0-2, Taunton 8-2-18, Davis 5-
0-10, Nelson 1-0-2, Jones 4-2-10,
Wright 1-1-3.
CHIPLEY-Laster 3-0-6, Da-
vis 9-2-20, Mattox 5-1-11, Ygles-
las 1-2-4, White 7-0-16, Fietsma
1-1-3.
PSJ 62, APALACH 24 -
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
literally ate up the Apalachicola
version of the same name in the
night-cap of the Shark Shootout
Thursday night with the PSJ


winning 73-72.
The Gators jumped on the
Jackets in the first quarter, but
were nearly sent to the showers
by the Jacket stingers in the
third, as they came buzzing back
into the game.
Andrew Williams was the big
Gator with his 22 points. Cecil
Jackson added 16, Gus Russ 10,
and Luke Taunton 15, as the Ga-
tors prevailed. Taunton had two
three-pointers.
Score by Quarters:
Chatt. 1017 26 19-72
Wewa, 27 16 12 18-73
C HAT.-K. Brown 3-0-6, C.
Brown 9-0-19, Kennedy 4-0-8,
Williams 5-2-13, Baker 2-3-7,
Corker 9-0-18, M cClellan 0-1-1.
SWEWA-William's 11 0- 22,
Jackson 7-2-16, Edwards 1-0-2,
Russ 4-2-10, Taunton 5-3-15,
Jackson 2-2-6, Hill 1-0-2.


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"| FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.



Vincent's


Infection


Most gum infections that fection. The teeth should be
trouble people over -thirty-five, gently cleaned by the dentist.
are of long duration, and in- Oxygenating agents, such as
volve little pain most of the diluted hydrogen peroxide, may
.time. This is not true of VIN- be useful. Antibiotics .may be
CENT'S INFECTION-also called necessary.
ANUG, acute necrotizing ulcera- After the infection has
tive gingivitis, or trenchmouth passed, scrupulous oral hy-
It strikes all ages, frequently giene must be continued. Vin-
the young; it may be accompa- cent's Infection tends to recur,
nied' by severe pain; and other and repeated bouts can cause
symptoms may include bad permanent damage to the tis-
odor, sore throat, swollen sues supporting the teeth.
glands, and fever. Onslaughts
of the disease often occur dur- oooooooooooooooooooooooo
ing times of severe physical Prepared as a public ser-
and psychological stress. vice to promote better dental
Cleanliness is very impor- health. From the office of
tant in combatting Vincent's In- FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D., 319
Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.


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said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
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Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Baby monkey
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Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
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I've been very good this year.
Please bring me food for my stove.
tomatoes. Little Baby. cheese and
crackers, and cars for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
John Tavious


goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Asa Watson
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please .bring' me a doll house' and
doll for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Dajon Williams

Dear Santa,
I've been very 'good this year.
Please bring me a fake knife & gun
& handcuffs for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
Victor Qulntonilla


Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a motorcycle for
Christmas.,
Tell Mrs. Claus andRudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
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Dear Santa.
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a baby doll. ITVn'
bear and jeep for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph [
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good ors
Christmas night so leave me lots o1
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
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I've been very good this year.
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and Barney for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". 1'U be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
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Dear Santa.
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Pocahontas Doll.
Baby and Tea Set for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello'. I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
Latarvia
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Bicycle and Ball
for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
goodies ufider.the tree. .
I Love You.
Roman

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a jet. legoes, and
race car for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello. I'll be sleeping good on
SChristmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
Chance Anderson

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.,
Please bring me a Bicycle, Butterfly
Toy. and something for my Baby for
Christmas
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said."Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Orlando
Dear Santa,
I've been very,. good this year.
Please bring me clothes, a baseball
and bat, and elephant for Christ-
mas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
Josh LollIe
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a turtle box, race
car and legoes for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Johnathan Graham.
Dear Santa.
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a car and toys for
Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies urider the tree.
I Love You,
Krystal Keigans
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a barbie doll car
and bicycle for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Keva Dawson

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a go cart, street
star, sega, and power ranger for
Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of


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Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a refrigerator, food
for my stove, T-Rex, Racing cars,
Barney House, and a Play racoon
for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,.
Tayler'

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.,
Please bring me a Jump ball, doll
house, and everything for Christ-
mas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Jessica Brake,
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring ine some make-up and
lipstick and a doll for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". ill be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of'
goodies under the tree.
I Love-You,
Savannah
Dear Santa,
SI've been very good this year.
Please bring me a 4 wheeler & 4
wheel drive for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.'
I Love You..
Kyle Sanders -
Dear Santa,
rve been very good this year.
Please bring me a jeep. house and
baby doll for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good dn
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I LoveYou,.
Desirray Peters

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a bear, house and
toys for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.: : -
1Maddie Woodrow
Dear Santa.
SI've been very good this year.
Please bring me an airplane. play-
house, and snowman toy for Christ-
mas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Matthew Kallrian

Dear Santa,
Ive been very good this year.
Please bringAme a barbie doll and
snowman toy for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
SILove You,
Megan Fischer
Dear Santa.
I've been very good this year.
i Please bring me a go cart and Nin-
Uindo for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Billy Martin

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a baby doll, bottle
and teddy bear for Christmas.
:Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello'. I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
:Victoria Hightover

Dear Santa,
.I've been very good this'year.
Please bring me a race car, train,
bike and skates for Christmas;:
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I,
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree'.
I Love You,
Mason Ray
Dear Santa,
DI've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Nike, Sharks,
and Cash Register for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Sawyer Thomas
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Power Ranger,
Power Ranger Watch and Jeep for
Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree .
1 Love You,
John Hurley


Dea Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Bike, race car
set, swing and Jeep for Christmas.
w 'lfi 1Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
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said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Kelcey Russ

Dear Sarta,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Swing, Bicycle
and Truck for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
Goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Jered Roberson

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Bicycle. Big Jake
and Swing for Christmas.
-Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
1 Love You. .
Trayvion Tiller
Dear Santa.
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Pocahontas Doll,
Dress, and Barbie Doll for Christ-
mas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph ,
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
Jessica.

Dear Santa. .
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Play motorcycle/
controls, Drum and camera for
Christmas.
Tell Mrs, Claus arid Rudolph I
said "Hello". 'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.,
I Love You.
Christopher

Dear Santa .' .
rye been very good this year.
Please bring me a Glitter Set. Baby
Boy Doll. Rosy Doll. Teacher Bar-
bie. Picnic Van, and Polly Pocket for
Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
Goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
Danlelle

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Baby. Baby Bot-
tle. Baby Crib. and Bike for Christ-
mas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
Goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Rachel Russ

Dear Santa.
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a elephant, tiger
and toys for Christmas.
STellI'rs. Claib and Rudolph I
said *Hellod': I'llbiebleeping goodv'ri
Christriias night -so leave me lots' of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Ryan Thompson
Dear Santa,'
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Remote Control
Truck. Jeep, and Tractor for Christ-
mas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'l be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You.
Willie

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Bike. Remote


Car, and Sword for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Chase Galloway
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring'me prizes & tigers for
'Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I


said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Alicia Jones

Dear Santa,
I've been very' good this year.
Please bring me a Barbie Doll, Rosy
Doll and Pocahontas for Christmas.
Tell Mrs; Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of


goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Michelle

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Rocking Horse &
doll baby for Christmas.
STell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree. I Love You,
Kasi Stephens


Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a 3 Wheele'r &
house for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on:
Christmas nfght so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You;
Ryan Presnell

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Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a puppy & ele-
phant & football for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph .I
said,"Hello'. I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the 'tree.
I Love You,
Zack LaRue
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a -Pocahontas
Doll for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph
I said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good
on Christmas night so leave me
lots of goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
NaNa

Dear Santa,
: I've been very good this year.
Pease bring me a truck and mo-
torcycle for Christmas. '
S Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph
I said *Hello". I'11 be' sleeping good
on Christmas night so leave me
lots of goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
SDarrell Smith
Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a race car and cars
Sfor Christmas.:
: -Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lots of
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Christopher Schell

Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a teddy bear, tele-
Sphone and presents for Christmas.
S Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph I
Ssad 'Hello". I'll be sleeping good on
Christmas night so leave me lotsof
goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Lanequia Whittaker


Dear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a car telephone
and toys for Christmas.
i Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph
:lisaid "Hello". I'll be sleeping good
on Christmas -night so leave me
Slots of goodies under the tree.
I'Love You,
Quincy Welch'

Dear Santa,
I've been very good: this year.
Please bring,.'me an Army tank
ardd bicycle for Christmas. i.
S Tell ,Mrs. Glaus Land Rudolph
I said "Hello'. I'll be sleeping good
on Christmas night so leave me
S lots of goodies under the tree.
I. Love You.
S Austin Brake

Dear Santa,
Serve been very good this year.
Please bring me a bat & ball &
fire truck for Christmas.
Tell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph
I said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good.
o: n Christmas night so leave me
.lots of goodies under the tree.
1 Love You,
T. J. Layfield

SDear Santa,
I've been very good this year.
Please bring me a Truck, puppy,
and race car fdr Christmas.
STell Mrs. Claus and Rudolph


I said "Hello". I'll be sleeping good
on Christmas night so leave me
lots of goodies under the tree.
I Love You,
Shane Brogdon

Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: Baby-so-real, Barbie-
Kelly and Baby-boy.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Olivia Oakes

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: A big truck, Race car set and
Remote control car.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Cody Davis

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Race car set, Street Sharks,
Power Ranger action set, Criss
Cross Crash set, Big Truck and re-
mote control car.
I will- try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You .
Ben Davis

Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Barbie car, Barbie doll, skates
and a new bike.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmias Eve.
Thank You
Tori Smith
Dear Santa.
I have been a good girl. I would
like the followingthings for Christ-
mas: Swing Set, Mustang, Camp
Barbie, Cabbage Patch Doll,
Clothes, Beach Barbie and some
Make-up;
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
I Love You, Santa. XXXOOO
Thank You
Beth Blackmon

Dear Santa,
S I have been a good girl. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: a .PUppy, New .Boots, Books
and Toys.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you, Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Addie Little, age 5.

Dear Santa, .
I have been a good girl. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: My Size Barbie. Baby Slip &
Slide, Baby Born, bike, Cut-Style
Barbie, Barbie Jeep and roll blades.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Jennifer Demand

Dear Santa..
I have been a good boy, I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Go-cart and two-seater.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Dalton Richter
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Sleeping bag, Train, Cool
Tools, Remote Control Truck, Foot-
ball, motorized Fire Truck, FSU
stuff, matchbox Emergency City,
Hot Wheels, Smud, 6 in 1 Table,
and The Mask Cycle.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for-you Christmas Eve.
SThank You
J. D. Strayer
Dear Santa,
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waiting for you Christmas Eve.
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Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Doll, Bike, Games, Barbie,
and Ninto Game.
I will try to have, some cookies.,
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Rebecca
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: New-born-baby, Tumble baby
and Tea set.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Tiffany Lemois

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Michey Mouse Phone, Trucks,
cho cho train, Power Rangers Ro-
bot, movie tapes, Tools and Books,.
I will try to have some cookies-.
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Matthew Hufter

Dear Santa,
I I have been a good boy. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Teddy, Truck, New tooth-
brush, Clothes, White ranger. Hot
weels car and ramp, Megazord.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve,
Thank You
T. J. dom

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Remote controlled 4 x 4
Truck, Don't Wake Daddy Game,
Hot Wheels Center, Creepy Crawler'
Maker, Walkie-Talkie set, and lots
of surprises.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Grant Tyler Glass
Dear Santa,
I have' been a good boy. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Tigerzord, Birt Bike, Clothes,
race cars, Power Ranger, toy motor-
cycle and Power Ranger Movie.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Corey Weeks


Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas:Bike, Hot Skating Barbie, Bar-
bie Skates, Curling Iron, Clothes,
Pocahontas video tape, Play duck
and squeaky toys for my brother,
Travis, he's little, 7 months old.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You


Amanda Lucas
P.S. Santa please bring my Mom
some new clothes and some
presents just for her.
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I.would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Baby Slurp Doll, Baby; Mini
Van,.Doll House and new clothes.
I will try to have some cookies


waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank You
Ashley
Dear Santa,
Merry Christmas. I warnt a new
bike with training ;wheels .off aid
big, a doll that wets. and drinks.
Diane Cochrari

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Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I would
like the following things for Christ-
mas: Skating Barbie. Baby sip &
slurp, Tea set, and skates .
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.,
Thank You
Amber Brogdon,
Dear Santa,
I want a Barbie Doll jeep, a doll,:
house, some clothes and shoes and
some books, a puppet stank a
painting set and a bicycle. -
:Shannon Watkins
IDear SaJ a,
I want a Trampoline for Christ-
mas and an Easy Baker set. My
name is Celeste Bryant. I also want
a pencil that turns red and black.
Don't forget my cousin Mickey in
Californial
Love,
Celeste '
Dear Santa.
My name is Jordon Paul and I
live in Wewa now. I want a littel
heart necklace like they had in the
Christmas store. My sister and me
want a shower baby for Christmas.
Santa I Love Youl
Love,
Jordan
Dear Santa. -
I want the baby Lnat, cries,
pees. and eats for.real. a jacket.and
a chalk board, a play house and
some skates.
Thank you.
Jyssica Dycus
Dear Santa,
I want a robot and a pair of
roller blades. I have been a good
boy my mom and dad said. Happy
New Year Santa!
Love,
Carl
Dear Santa.
My name is Shadae Thoma. I
want some play money nd some
more play money with a cash regis-
ter and receipts. I also want a cry
baby. Please remember Pebbles and
Ne-Ne.
Love,
Shadae


Dear Santa.
My name is Samantha and I
live In Port, St. Joe now. I need


some new Legos for Christmas and
a new Teddy Bear! My sister and I
love surprises-could you leave us
some?
Love,
Samantha
Dear Santa,
I hope I have been good so you,
will bring me a pretend motorcycle.
You have to push one pedal and it
goes-not too fast! Can I please have
a Power Rangers Sega game? My
name is Jamie Cawthom.
Love,
SJamie
Dear Santa,
I want a Remote Control Car, a .:
Hot Driver, a motorcycle, arnd a gold :
chain, a gun with balls in it. I want.
Sa Power Ranger.
SDavid Walker ,
Dear Santa,
I am 6 years old and my name
is T. J. Maestri. Santa I Love you
and wish you a very Merry Christ-
mast I want Hungry. Hungry Hip-
pos. Please remember my brothers.
They have been good tool
Love,
T. J.
Dear Santa.
I want a Hungry Hippos game
and a Power Wheel for Christmas!
My name is Jasmine Fennell and I
have been a good girl. Don't forget
my sister Monic.
Love,
Jasmine
Dear Santa.
Hope you bring my mommy
something very special like an an-
gell Bring my teacher something
good! My name is Devin and bring
me a big doll that I can wear her ,
clothes. Don't forget Kale.
Love. :
Devin
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a "Me and.,
Kellie" Barble Doll and I want a
Barble Car. I want some horses and
ponies. You know what I want now.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Can you bring me a bunch of
toys? Not boy stuff.
Love,
Kayla Minger
Dear Santa.
My name is Bryce Nelson and I
am 5 years old. My teacher says I
have been good so please bring me
a tractor and some surprises. My
little brother Reis likes tractors tool
Love,
Bryce
Dear Santa,
I have been good and I want a
bike, some skates, a bubble gum
shop, and a play house. That is all I
want.


surprises for me and my sister Meg-
an. She like Barbie and big dress-
up clothes.
Love,
Matthew
Dear Santa.
I have been good this year My
name is Jackee Whitfleld and I am
5 years old! I want a glitter Barbie,
a cut and style Barbie and some
surprises. I will leave you some
cookies and milk!!
Love,
Jackee
Dear Santa.
My name is Courtney Ward
and I am 5 years oldl My little sister
is 4 months old. I want 5 things for
Christmas: My Size Barbie, New-
Born Nancy, a new bike, Glitter
Maker and Sticker Maker!
Love,
Courtney
Dear Santa,
I am 5 years old and my sister
is 10. This is what I want for,,
Christmas. I want a bike and some
roller blades. I also 'want a skate
board and a game boy. That's all.
Love,
Sam Ellmer
Dear Santa.
My name is Justin and I am 5 .
years old. I tried to be good so
please bring me a motorcycle bike.
a T.V. and a few surprises.
Love,
Justin
Dear Santa,
I love you and want to get some
presents. My name is Melvin Martin
and I am 5 years old. I want Just
some food-not a lot-because I don't
want a belly ache. I want a bike
and some trucks. Don't forget my
mamal
S Love,
Melvin
Dear Santa.
I think that you are nice and I ,
wish you a Merry Christmasl Now
let's talk about what I want for
Christmasl I want a Jenny Cymnist
and Baby-All-gone. Surprises are
nice. Please remember by baby sis-
ter Kati:
Love.
Haley
Dear Santa.
I hope you are having a good
Christmas! I have been a good girl
this year. I would like to be your
friend-my name is Kheyndra Peak. I
want some Barbies, some clothes.
and a trampoline! Be good to Kor-
riel I also want a Segal
SLove; ,
Kheyndra


Love,
Samone -
,,. D, S[a'i ta,' .
My rani i Morgan Wood and 1l
am 5 years old. I am In kindergart-
en at Port St. Joe Elementary and
my mama works there tool I want'
some roller blades. Baby All-Gone
and a surprise. Please be good to
Nataliel
Love,
Morgan
Dear Santa.
This is what I would like for
Christmas. I need a new bike and a
Jeep or car power wheel. I have
been good this year and so has
Sam. Please be good to my friend
Saml
Love. -
Carolyn

-Dear Santa.
My name is Antonio and I am 6
years old. I have been a little good
and I would like a Nintindo and
some tapes, a bike, some shoes and
a Jogging suit and that's all. Be
good to my school friends and My
teacher!
Love,
Antonio
Dear Santa,
I am 5 years old and I need a
new bike because my old one is
squeaky! I would also like some


Dear Santa,
I want a T.V. and VCR for
Christmas. My mama and daddy
said I could have one if I would take
care of it. I would like some surpris-
es tool My brother needs a new
dresser and my sister needs a
wreath for her door.
Love,
Krista Parker. Age 6
Dear Santa,.
I love you Santa!, I hope you
bring me and my brother some-
thing. I hope you can get me a bike
for' Christmas. My name is Reggie


Turner and I am 5 years old. I will
leave you a Christmas card
Love,
Reggie
Dear Santa,
I can't wait until Christmasl I
really want the game Jumanji and
also a hunter green logo short set
and the cap and backpack that go
with it. I want those four things
very much. I've been very good
this year. Got to go, bye.
Merry Christmas!
Your friend, Shanna'


.THE STAR, PORT ST. JOB, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 21, 1995


"Blessed are the p.eacemakers,
for they shall be called the children of God. "
Matthew 5:9
Maay our home and family be blessed during this
holiest of seasons.

Johnny Mize
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Twelve drummers drumming..


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Ten lords a-leaping,

Nine ladies dancing,

Eight maids a-milking,

Seven swans a-swimming,

Six geese a-laying,


Five golden rings,'

Four colly birds,

Three French hens,

Two turtledoves,

And a partridge in


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Dear Santa, h
' Please give ,me a watch for
Christmas and a dance star
Barbre and that's all I want for
Christmas. ,
Love,.
Tavia Register
Dear Santa,
.1 been waiting all year for you.
I will be nice to my Mom and dad
and my SiSter.
Love always.
Alison Kennedy,
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Dear Santa,
SPlease bring me a VCR and a
dirt bike and a horse and a pretty
lady and soft, soft, soft bed. I
want a row Power Rangers, the
movie and tire storm.
Love always.
Timmy Watford .

Dear Santa Claus,
I My name is Amber Walker.
My! teacher's name is Mrs..
Funderburk. I want a VCR and:
bike and I am 8 years old.
Merry Christmas.
Love always
SAmber :-.
Dear Santa Claus,
My name is Brittany. I am 7


years old. For Christmas please
brihg me a new trampoline, a
baby doll, and some other things.
Guess what? If you can, keep this
in your head next year please
bring me a pony named Snowball.
Merry Christmas.
Love always,
Brittany Kropp

Dear Santa,
The things that I want for
Christmas is some toys. They
would be Power Rangers the
movie, nef guns and some
clothes, they would be a Sweater
and some jeans and a Nintendo.
Sincerely,
Jordan

Dear Santa,
I'm 8 years old and please
bring clothing and I want a new
pair of shoes but get low tops but
get Nikes and get a big boat and
get 100 dollars.
Sincerely,
Ryan kaufman


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Dear Santa,
How are you? If you can I
want a Holy Bible the King James
version. I am seven years old. I
live on Yapon St.
Sincerely,
Lauren Wells

Dear Santa,
I am 7 years old. My name is
Brittany Fletcher. How old are
you? For Christmas I would like
to have a baby so real and baby
born and cowgirl boots. P. S. I love"
you SANTA.
Love always,
Britany Fletcher

Dear Santa,
I'like you. Do you like me? I
want a motorcycle. I want a grill.
Bye.
Sincely,
Ronnie Brake
Dear Santa,
I am in second grade. Next
year I will be in third grade. Could
you please bring me a bike and
mans too, Santa, and skates. The
skates is black. bye bye.
Love' always,
Randy Tyrone

Dear Santa, '
I am 7 years old. Would you
bring me a baby Doll and a bike
and a Power wheel and some new
crayons and a Snow White doll
and a globe and computer?
You freinb,
Misty Hathcox

Dear Santa Claus,
I am in second grand. my
teacher's name is, Mrs.
Funderburk. i"am 9 years old.
please send me a watch and
skates. I like on one 112 Royal
Street red and white house.
Love always,
Lydia Watkins

Dear Santa,
SI have been very good. this
year. Please' bring me a Power
Ranger movie and some toys. And
I no you will have a Merry
Christmas. And Merry Christmas
again. By-By.. -
Sincerely.
Kayleigh Lewis,

Dear Santa, '
My name is Victoria McCall,
I'm seven years old. Please bring
me Emergency City and skates if
you can. If you can, bring me
some figures rungs. If you can,
bring me Power Rangers and
boots.
Your friend, '
Victoria

Dear'Santa,
I'm in second, grade. I'm 7
years old. My teacher's name Is
Mrst. Funderbltrk. I want a i~ok-
ing troll' car. "I want a train set. I
want a big trackter.
Sincelry,
Terrance Dawson "

Dear Santa,
I love :you Santa. I want a
town car, Lattie' car, look on the
'back (I love you).
Love always,
Rashard Rouse

Dear Santa,
S Please send me a tv and I
want a sega. c.d. I want Forrest
Gump and feetball and a real feet-
ball.
SLove always,
KeiJuan Farmer

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a Cool Tool
truck, Batman, Penguin, & the Bat-
man tape.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
EvLove,an B
Evan Branch


a drum, & a little teddy bear that
goes round & round on a choo choo
train.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Amelia Warriner
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me Baby Tum-
bles, Mr. Bucket, Gator Golf; ard a
Barbie Horse.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Rebecca Furr
Dear Santa,
:I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a Barbie
Jeep, and a new Baby Tumbles &
moon shoes for my sister.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Sara Hoffman
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me A Big Whee-
lie, A truck, and a boat.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love, .
Jacob Combs :
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me Batman Stuff,
Criss Cross Crash, Call Of The Wild
Video, Knight's Castle, and some
Tools to Help Dad.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Shane Knox
SDear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
Year. Please bring me Baby Doll,
Barney, and a Biarbie Cat.
S I will leave you ome milk and
cookies.
Love,
Evan Brumbaugh
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
Year. Please bring me a whale like
Willie, a'big truck; and a big Bron-
co.,
, .'. I will leave you some milk and
I will leave you some milk and
Cookies.
Love,
Adam Mott

Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this'
year. Please bring me a horsey, a
baby doll with a bottle, Some Barb-
ies with a Jeep and car, and some
money.
I will leave you some milk and


Dear Santa,
I have been a very good girl this.
year. Please bring me some candy,


cookies.
Love,
Ashleigh Lewis
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a action fig-
ure castle, pirate ship, a mountain
raceway, and lots of other stuff.
Please don't forget by two sisters.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.'
Love,
Allen Dykes


Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a trampoline,
doll house, big wheel, typewriter.
telephone, and a basketball goal.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Jordon Plair



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Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me trampoline,
bike, cool tools, and a train set:
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Trey Humphrey
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a four wheel-
er, space shuttle legos, and a city
car garage.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Kendall Hogan
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a remote-
control Power Ranger, motorcycle, a
Gator Golf game, and a Fisher Price
play castle. Please remember my
baby brother Colby.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies. I would like to give you a
hug.
Love,
Jacob Gentry
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a Magic
Mountain set, Princess Bride Doll,
and a Pochohantas sleeping bag.
I will leave you some milk and
-cookies.
Love,
Merideth Todd
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a guitar, a
Ring-Around-the-Rosie doll, and
Suzy Strech.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Lynde'Taylor
Dear Santa,.
I, have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me painting ea-
sel, fort-playhouse, and chemistry
set.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Douglas May
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me Baby Dances,
Candy Land, Lucky Duck, Hungry..
Hippo, and Susie Stretch.
:Twill leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Anna Davidson
Dear Sahta,
S have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me Jeanie Gym
Doll and a star Castle,
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
,' Love,
"Randi Burkett
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a Bubble gum
Barbie set,' Baby So Real, Flower
Mary, Easy Bake Oven and sticker
machine. Also, please bring my lit-
lie brother. Blaine some Big blocks
and a sit and spin-and some sur-
prises.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies. I love you very much.
Love,
S Brennis Bush


Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl this
year. Please bring me a Ring-
around-the Rosie doll and a talk-
girl.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Morgan Peak
Dear Santa.
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me a bicycle, a
big gun, a baseball glove, and a
baseball.
I will leave you some milk and
cookies.
Love,
Brandon Strickland

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: toy gas grill, roller
blades.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Travis Bennett
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: my size Barbie, dress
up clothes, Barbie walkie talkies,
Jennie gymnast, supermarket
check-out, wicker doll stroller,
Princess Wishing Star doll.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Tarah
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: bash game, bicycle,
toy race motorcycle, race car that
jumps, skates, big trucks for out-
side.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Joshua Marshall
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: radio, computer game,.
truck, T-rex.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Jimmy Gibson
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: bike, race track,
games, hot wheels, nerf, bat man
car, toy shot gun.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Cody Varner
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: scooter, new bike, four
wheeler, smell gak, godsela toy,
sega.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Bryan


Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
,Christmas: truck, bb gun, reel
and rod, helicopter, play dogh,
trailer.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Chris Murphy


Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: truck, bb gun, real
and rod, b.b.'s, heillcopter, play
dou, trailer,
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Adam Murphy


Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: skates. Fisher Price
pool table, clothes.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Travis
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Dear Sanita
I have been a good girl. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: easy bake oven, big
wheel, baby check up, barbie doll
house, baby all gone, boots, play
time kitty.
I Will try to havie.some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
'Thank you,
'.Rahdi
Dear Santa.
SI have been, a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Chiistmas: Tonka truck, pants
size 10 slim, underwear size 20,
socks, watch-kids, singing teddy
bear, my biggest sister Crystal to
be home with us.
I will try tq have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank yoal
B Billy Roy Flowers
Dear Santa,
I have been a good girl. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: baby real, roller
skates;, Pocahontas book, Aladin
book, Barbie Jeep.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for your Christmas Eve.
Thank you.,
I been a very good girl, I love
you Santa from Gabbie.
Gabrielle Whittington
Dear Santa,
SHey due what's up? Not much
here just thought I'd drop you a
few lines of what I want for
Christmas. I have made my list
below.
#1 barbie doll jeep; #2 a
stereo am/fm cassette player; (#3
George Strait; #4 Clay Walker; #5
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#7 Tim McGrawh) cassette tapes;
#8 Dance and More barbie; #9
Skating barbie; #10 roller blades;
#11 super Jenni-gymnast.
This concludes my list. Please
try to fulfill it.
Merry Christmas,
Love,
Jessica Plair
P. S. Tell Mrs. Claus I said hey.
Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy. I
would like the following things for
Christmas: video game, poller
blades, power ranger toy.
I will try to have some cookies
waiting for you Christmas Eve.
Thank you,
Daniel Bennett
Dear Santa,
For Christmas I would like.
Batman, forever, Equana.
Jerry
Dear Santa,
I want a Trampoline for Christ-
mas and an Easy Baker set. My
name is Celeste Bryant. I also want
a pencil that turns red and black.
Don't forget my cousin Mickey in
California!
Love,
Celeste
Dear Santa,
My name is Jordon Paul and I
live in Wewa now. I want a littel
heart necklace like they had in the
Christmas store. My sister and me
want a shower baby for Christmas.
Santa I Love Youl
Love,
Jordan
Dear Santa,
I want the baby that, cries,
pees, and eats for real, a jacket and
a chalk board, a play house and
some skates.
Thank you,
Jyssica Dycus
Dear Santa,
Merry Christmas. I want a new
bike with training wheels off and
big, a doll that wets and drinks.
Diane Cochran
Dear Santa,
I want a.Barble Doll jeep, a doll
house, some clothes and shoes and
some books, a puppet stank a
painting set and a bicycle.
Shannon Watkins
Dear Santa,
-Please bring me a remot control
airplane car and flretruck. I want a
car I can push around too. I want
new choo choo a little towy play
house and a Shark game, Mouse
trap. I want a toy Christmas tree
that I can .take the lights off and
one for my sister too.
SThank you,
Eric Brumbaugh
Dear Santa,
- .- I.want a .Goodglrl -and a Power
Ranger and Big Wheel and a Termi-
natro man and a Robot and a Meg-
asaurus.
Love,
Darcell Williams
Dear Santa,
Please bring be a Baby Check-
up, and some fishing stuff. I want a'
night gown and some boxers. I
want some jewelry and a radio, a
flashlight and a playh house.
Love,
Carson Howse
Dear Santa,
Please bring me a remote cori-
trol car, and a remote control Fire
Truck' a pool table and a sword
and a Power Ranger; a Ninja Turtle.
I want a computer too. .


Dear Santa,
I want a Jump Seat and a Baby
Tumble Surpise a My Size Barbie
and a Twister game.
Thank you,
Ashley Goodwin
Dear Santa,
I want a remote control car, a
go cart, a bicycle and a Power
Ranger. I want a baseball bat and
ball, and a dump truck. I want a


trampoline too. I want a Choo Choo
train.
A.J. Delanie
Dear Santa,
I want a go-cart, a pool table a
desk and roller blades.
Thank you.
Britton Brown
Dear Santa,
I want a go-cart, a remote con-


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trol fire truck and a police car, a want a brown Teddy Bear.
Power Ranger Dinosaur. My brother I' love you Santa,
wants a go-cart too. Samantha Layfield
Ranon Beard
Dear Santa,
Please bring me a G.I. Joe'doll,
Dear Santa, a gun, a Power Ranger, a Ninja Tur-
I want some TLC tapes and a tie.
radio, a gray kitty cat phone, an an- Thank you Santa,
gel some markers a magic key Matthew Rich
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Dear Santa,
Please bring'me a trampoline,
.baby tumbles, a watch, and a doll. I
want some surprises too.
I love you Santa,
Jessica Lott
Dear Santa,
I want a go-Cart and a dump
truck, and some kids weights and
some clothes'and shoes. I also want
a remote control fire truck.
Love,
Chaz Byrd
Dear Santa,
I want a playhouse, a'comput-
er, some clothes, some skates. Give
me a hat and some earrings atnd
rings.
Shtavia Franklin

Dear Santa,
I want a sling shot, and a toy
gun and a Big Foot and a dump
truck that dumps the dirt.
Love,
Tommy Wilson, Jr.
Dear Santa,
I want a trampoline, a remote
control car that does flips, a punch-
ing bag, and a Nintendo game that
has Power Rangers. I want some
shoes that light up in the back.
Love,.
Matthew Wright.
Dear Santa,
Please bring me Jenny Gym-
nist. Barbie Bubble Gum Shoppe
Pop, Pop Star Bicycle with a radio
and Scrunch and wear, fantastic
fingernails, and some Jewelry. I
want a globe too. I want a Pocha-
hontas Bead doll and an Indian NI-
cona Barbie.
Thank you Santa.
Kathryn Arnold
Dear Santa,
I want a Jemy dol and a starter
jacket and a Be ring and a Nike
from
Bianca Price
Dear Santa,
I want a horse and a cheerleader
and 4-wheeler and Jemy doll and
jeporodn and Filas and a Pocahatas
and a Filas a pole pot and a big bik
and a big bik my buy and a big dog
my Wedyl and I fave good!
Brittany Miller

Dear Santa,
,Jemy doll Berig I want a teddy-
bear for (cousin) (and) I want a now
BaBball
(From)
(Shayla Nlckson)

Dear Santa,
4-wheeler motorcycle
from
Shared Smith
Dear Santa,
pogo stick I ben good Foot ball
StuE Fed dog rollerblades staFFed
horse
From
SJulia Wigsten

Dear Santa,
I want a Polly Pocket AND A
Cheerleader suit Baby Born I want
a Toy horse AND a Toy car I want A
toy sleigh AND A Toy Christmas
tree. I want a Toy snowmen AND A
Toy reeth Iwant a Toy Dinsor AND
a Toy: robot I want a toy Rudolph
AND A Toy go-cart.
Samantha hubson

Dear Santa,.
Want Christmas BABY Bom
hats Cats 4-Wheeler RUdolPh The
Reb
Terry

Dear Santa,
I want a roller blades and a
cheerleader I want sem Nikes and a
Gators suit and a sharks suit I
want sem Filas and a seminoles
suit I want a bike for My sister.
Menny christmas.
from
Crystal Coachman


Dear Santa,
I have a present for you at my
house I would like a go-cart laser
pen light knex set p-40 war hawk
air plane name Richard O'Donnell
ho ho hol Merry and a Christmas!
Dear Santa,
I want a Polly Pocket in I want
a Truck in I want a go go-cart
Brcana Dricsbach

Dear Santa,
I want arcade and 4-wheeler
and robot
from
Rodney Besore

Dear Santa,
I want a skateboard for Christ-
mas An I want a 4-wheeler. That's
all that want.
From
Justin I licks

Dear Santa,
I want a go cart I want sum
drums I want sum new nikes shoes
I want a race car I want a Foot Ball
suit seminoles I want a Basket Ball
suit sharks one I want a 4 wheeler
From
Rashawne Thomas

Dear Santa,
I want a motorcycle an; want a
skateboard an i'want. 4-wheeler an i
want a go-cart
Kirby

Dear Santa,
I want.a Baby doll and a Jazzy
Jewelery Game and a bike and a
ask zamar Game and a baby bed
and a stuffed animal kitty and
bring something for the poor people
I'll cook cookes for you
Love,
Jessica Mack


Dear Santa,
I want a Bozo Dume I want a
catcher net with the mirte I want a
Football paucls I want a drt bike I
want a toy motorcycle I want a Flor-
ida Stack Football I want a fqr
wheeler I want a big sets uv drumes
I want a motorcycle I want a Ril Lit-
tle Puppy I want a gocart
From
Matthew Dodson

Dear Santa,
I want skates- 3 wheeler foot-
ball horsee a truck a bog a cat a car
from
Alex Boykins add-dog
Dear Santa,
I want a cheerleader suit anda
trampoline and Gatros jacke Menny
Christmas SaNta kayla is Good"
Santa I Love you want kayla to San-
.ta
kayla yarrell
Dear Santa,
,I have Been good I want you to
bing me a donkey. and a trampo-
line and football and a pair of
skates and a 4-wheeler and a Jen-
ny doll and a car.
From
Amelia Brockman

Dear Santa,
I want a pelletrifle for
Chrstmas and roller blades to. I
want an 22 rifle to. I am in second
grade. My teacher is Miss Whitfield.
I am 9 years old.
Love,
Daniel Garcia

Dear Santa,
Please bring me attalk girl, and
a skateborad, and please help the
homeless children, and I want "
sky dancer, and a sister. Well I. all,


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earring and and some crayons and
some pencils and paper.
Love, Ashton Larry


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ready have is a brother. And please
bring me a angel doll. I want a
friend next door, but I have a friend
next door but he is mean.
Love,
Candace Branch
Dear Santa,
I want a gocart and a dog and a
remote control car and a bike and a
race car and a watergun and a
friend.
Love,
Daniel T Welch
Dear Santa,
Please bring me a batman toy
and a remote controlled car I don't
know what else I want.'
Love,
Charles Glenn
Dear Santa,
I want four Christmas a tram-
poline an a car an a horse an a mo-
torcycle an som Nike an a football
an a seminoles suit an a skate-
board and some makp an some Jre
cale K lot
Courtney Thompson
Dear Santa,
please bring me a trampoine
and a Cinderella movie and Con-
puter Games. I will leave Chicken
and milk for you.
Love,
Kati Calvarese age 6
Dear Santa,
I want a Baby so Beautiful and
a Pocahontas tent and I hope ever
one Is happy just like Me and My
friends too.
Love,
Amy Kennedy .

Dear Santa,
I want a firepower and a gocart
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I believe in YOU!
Thanks,
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Dear Santa,
Please bring me a Jeep with
sirens lights. I have been a good
boy this year and I'm going to be
even better next year.
I will leave you some milk
and cookies under my tree on
Christmas eve.
I love You Santa,
Tayler Jay Husband age 2
Dear Santa,
I want a lot of 'toys this
Christmas like a lot of gljoes and
a remote control boat and a four
wheeler. This year youmigh give
youd gift to if I do it will be one
the table at the cookies and milk.
I would like some rollerblades '
some goes cars and trucks and
tanks and a port able tv that is in
color and some goosqbumps
books and some more stuffe.
From
Geoffrey Helms

Dear Santa,
Here's my list of what my
brother and I want for Christmas:
if your elves have time to make
them before Christmas Eve.
For.
Jennifer: ,
1. Barbie Clothes' .
2. Barbie Playhouse
3. Pico game
S.4. puppets
5. Barbie Dolls
6. make-up kit
7. radio'
8. dress shoes
9. high-stepper horse
10. men dolls
For:
T.J.:
1. dump truck
2. ride-on car
3. work bench
S4. tractor .
5. Lego blocks,
6. Hot wheels,
7. Batman
8. cars: .
9. robot
10. power ranger sword
I love you Santa,
Jennifer and T.J. Rhodes

Dear Santa.
.My name. is Megan Ashley
RUssell. taiii 4 yrs'old. My'grand-
ma is holding my hand -helping
me write
Please send me a
STrampolene
picnic table
Barbie Doll
My sister's name is Jillian
Shea -Russell she is 1 yr old
please send her some toy too,`:i:: j
Itove
:,egan
Merry Christmas to you

Dear Santa.
Is it cold at the' North Pole?
How Is Rudolph doing. I'll tell you
that I want a Barbie house, a
sleeping Barbie and another Ken
doll please. I Love you Santa.
Would you please bring me some
presents.
Love
S Samantha Rich
Dear Santa,
I want a remot control non-
ster truek and:a remote control
Harley Davidson moto-rcycle
How are you boing? I hpe you
have a Mery merry Christmas.
we Will leave you milk and cook-
ies for you I all-so want $5 please
and maybe a qower Ranger game
too?
From .*:' : '
S Shawn Rich

SDear Santa,
Please bring presents for my
brother and me to my Granma's
house 'In Georgia on Christmas


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and especially I want my.,
grandparents to get better.
Sincerely
S! Tiffany Willis

Dear Santa;
What Is your phone number?
I would like a Barble Cellular tele-
phone. baby Tumble, Baby Sip
and Slurp. I would like to have a
real camera and a pair of binocu-
lars like by brothers too, please. I
also need a case for my cellular
phone. Could you bring me some
lipstick, maybe a Nintendo game?
I could also use a new bathing
sult too.
I will leave your nut logs and
tea on the kitchen counter.
Please don't forget my brother
Sand sister. They have been real
'good this year tool
Yours truly.
Jessica LeAnne Husband
P.S. I will leave Rudolph.
some carrots and celery sticks
tool .

Dear Santa,
I want lot of toys. I want a
trampoline. Sauta I woite you a
lette one time you Did not write
me back and put that sprinkle suff
in it. write Back -
. .. ... -....- Love,.- .- --.. ., -- :--.
Sarah Lawrence age 8

Dear Santa.
I want a bicycle with training
wheels; and a gocart; and a tram-
qoline and Shark attack.
q.s. I have been a good doy.
Love :-. .
Justin '*'\ '
Dear Santa.
My name is Chaz Benjamin
Whitten. I am four years old. I
want a pair of skates, some Bat-
man toys, a Lite Brite game, mar-
bles. a bicycle helmet and a light
for my bike. I also need concrete
bo6ts, cowboy boots and some
new books to read.
I've, been pretty good from
last.year to this year. I have a
nice brother. His name is Tyler.
He wants you to bring him a drill
but skates will be fine.
We will leave your reindeer
some carrots like we did last year.
I love you.
Chaz
Dear Santa.
This is Brandy Little. This is
: the stuff that I want twing strol-
ler. bathinette. Disney swing. Dis-
ny play and sweet heart Pocket
book and jerwelyset. parent bank
kit. Lil miss executive set, purple
bicycle 10 speed, clothes, phone
with anseryy moshen, color tv
'with vhr vcr. radio, with sede
player and some sedes. Like Tim
Mogray. Fath Hill, Shani Twain.
Geroge Stalt. TLC, Mariah Carey.


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Dear Santa,
I would like a new camera, a
CD player, a Super Nintendo, and
a computer. I would also like an
alarm clock so I don't have to
share one with my brother. I hope


Dear Santa,
I want sega tapes (sonic) ver-
tual reality bike tires sling shot
Radio Clothes (shoe's size 2)
Donal Wessly Carpenter

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Dear Santa,
I would like a baby siser. My
friend wants Monte calo. I want a
sega game
Love
Jessie McNientosl age 8

Dear. Santa,
Thank you for all the gifts
you have brought me. This year I
found a shull in my yard, r'.
learned my ABC's and I learned
to tie my shoes.
I want to wish you Merry;
Christmas and happy New Year,.
I am growing so fast you can't
believe your eyes now I am 5 yrs'
old. I am in Mrs. Walkers Kinder-
garten class.
I think Rudolf is the prettiest
reindeer.
Come to my house and I will
leave Choc Chip cookies and hot
choc for you.
Love
Shell


Dear Santa, .
I have ben extra extra good. I;
wont a wagin. I wont sum games.
I wont a engin for my car. I wont
a bike.
Matthew Miller

Dear Santa,
I drew you some pictures for
Christmas.
Love,
Derek

Dear Santa,
I want Flowers w/candles.:
Stocking for my room Apples.
Oranges and a bowl Purse Store
Picture of Santa Bow Football
Games Sleigh,
Love
Eryka

Dear Santa,,
I like the toys that you bring
me every year. I like when I wake
up and see all the presents on the
floor.
Love,
Andrew Furr

Dear Santa,


for my family, a play, house,
game, a ring for my dad, a mug
cup, two necklece for Lajuan and
Kidige.
Love,
Frika McNair

Dear Santa,
I would like a princes Barbie,
and bay watch Barbie, and a Big:
teddy bear, a canputer, a pockit
knife, teddy bear nightgown, a
angel doll, and last of all a doddol
Bear.
Love,
Nicole Ford

Dear Santa,
Merry Christmas I love you
Santa. I am Happy I love My
Teacher. My name is Telisa. I
would like a Barbie doll, a talking
reindeer, a Santa Claus pin and I
want my friend Eunece to get
some nice gifts, too.
Love,
Telisa Register

Dear Santa,
I would like a Fantastic Nails
game and a Baywatch Barbie and
a Baywatch Ken too. And a ask
zandar game. And to let are
house get fixed.,And a computer
and a C.D. player and some
C.D.'s and a and morel necklece
.with a cross on it and a bike and
a baby doll and some more Kris-
ten clothes and some roller.
Blades.
Love,
Emily Raffleld

Dear Santa,
I want a skateboard, sky-
dancer and I also want the ill and
homeless to get what they need.,.
Thank you Santa.
.Love, : ''
LeahTaylor
Dear Santa. '
My name is Jessie I want
some pretty pencils. I want some
stilts. I want a skateboard. I want
candy, a Barbie doll her name
HollyDay Edition Barbie. Please
bring me a angel.
Love,
Jessie Weimorts

Dear Santa,
I would like a skateboard and
a black bike. Oh p.s. Justin cat-


niyfthats t.
Justin Demand

Dear Santa,
I would like a doodle bear
and a coly puppy, a gocart, roller-
blades. And a new bike. That is
all I can think of write now.
Love,
Sarah


tret would like a gocart. And I
would like a brand new whiet
puppy with a red ribin. And a X-
men collection and a crotiny
stick. And a rat. And two sets of
crayons. And I would like some
rollerskates. And a singing bird
too.
William B. S. W.

Dear Santa,
I would like for you to brang
me a computer and a gocart. A
pull table that has pull and hocy,
ping pong. A hocy stit hocy soot.
A football A white ranger soot and
helment
your friend
Justin Catrett

Dear Santa,
,I would like a remotecontrol
car and a Borhairwo and a mond-
er sikle it would be Nic if you
Would get me a BeeBee gone and


I want you to bring me a Jaz-
zy, a computer a big orie, a same
stilts, a Barble doll; I want some-
ing for cousins, a cash rag.regis-,
tef. a balballset, a Bike, someing


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SGood Night!"
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this holiday season,.
Merry Christmas, everyone!


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Dear Santa,
I Want some barbies and I
want some skats. And a nite
gown to were. I want baby born
arid a baby sister Kelly. I want a
baby stroler and mountain boots
and, a jewle set. I wish I could
have a doll. and the Love form
you.
xOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX
Joy Martin


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Dear Santa,
December 8. 199E
From: Amanda Kriner
I want the loge figer nell cit.
Newborn Nancy And a Real baby
kitty. And doan mashn puppy too.
And a pitcher of you too pleese, And
don't forget me pleese. I Love you
Santa Close.

Dear Santa,
My name is Christopher Lloyd
Cochran. I am 4 years old. I go to
Day Care at K.I.D.S. and I take a
nap when I'm suppose to. Some-
times I just rest.
I am a very good boy.
What I want for Christmas is a
Big Red Truck with a peddle and a
Steering wheel. I want a play motor
cycle with a remote control. That's
all.
Thank you,
Christopher

Dear Santa,
hi, my name is Alexis Strick-
land. I'm 9 1/2 months old. That
might seem kinda young, but rve
been paying attention to this santa
stuff and I think rm gonna like
Christmas alot. I've been real real
good this year and Im trying to stay
out of the presents under the tree,
but one time I got too'ilose to one
of the presents and the pretty paper
got all wet (I'm teething you know) I
didn't get a good look before mom-
my saw me. It was okay though be-
cause mommy just put some more
pretty paper on it and told me "no
no". That means I 'have to wait until
mommy is busy before I can go
back to the tree. I hope you can
come see me & my mommy & dad-
dy, just surprise us with something
and I know we'll like it. If you have
a little extra please bring my baby
brother something too, hell be here
in January so I need to start shar-
ing. Next year Ill teach him all
about you 'and how to open
presents. Ill leave you some milk
and cookies if I can keep daddy
from eating them. Bye, Santa, see
you soon.
Love,
Alexis Strickland

Dear Santa,
How are you doing. rm fine. I
have been a good girl. This year I
want. a V-Tech computer and a
Game boy for Christmas. Merry
Christmas.
I love You
Danielle Myrick '

Dear Santa,
I want a pair of roller blads & a
basket ball gold & a fishing rod
with a takel-box with fishing-hokes
& stuff In it. I want you too get my
mom some flowers. My dad a new
puter. My brother a Colleo C. D.
Good By
Love Bart

Dear Santa,
This is what I want for Christ-
-mas. a play Gun, a sleeping bag, a
pair of Skates, and a Skate Board. I
have been a Good Boy This year.
Your friend,
Matthew

To: Santa;
I would like Fisher-Price Ar-
cade table. Skates, Clothes, Race
track
From David H.
Age 10
Dear Santa,
This year I want Hot staking
Barbie, Dacning Barbie, Barbie
camper, Barbie clothes. Barbie car,
A dress size XL 18 1/2, pants XL
16, shirt XL 16, games, make up,
and Santa I will be in Goega then.
Please bring these things to me up
there. Merry Christmas. Please
Don't forget me. I know your very
busy.
Love,
Your friend,
Rebecca Brandow 12 years old
P.S.: Also a stereo and a Hot skat-


ing Barbie sprot store. MERRY
CHRISTMAS SANTA

Dear Santa Clause,
My'name is Jessica Montgom-
ery. I'm ten years old. and I would
like a bike for christmas.
I live in Apalachicola.
Jessica

Santa,
I hope you will come to my
house and bring presents. I have
been good. All the kids in my neigh-
borhood have been good too. Love,
Sarah Hiscock

Dear Santa. December 9, 1995
My name is Tessi. I'm 10 years
old. Here is my Christmas List. You
may get 7 or more of the following. I
will leave you milk and cookies.
S 1. Radio
/2. Tapes-TLC (Tender Loving Care)
/3. Bike sports bottle-pink
/4. Phone-cat-gray
/5. Cool Jeans
V6. Cool Shirts
/7. Art supplies
/8. Cool nails
/9. Candy
V10. Trampoline
Love, Tessi Layfield


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TO Santcols"
FRom Jennifer MuhtlBland,
A be be dun and a nouz rk and
a basktabalrs and a HOLY BIBLe
and a diidrfly book and a Hymnol
Peu nobook and a yellow duck and
a key red and:a dudrfly color book

Dear Snta,
Hill y name is Shelbie Kendall
Adams. These are the things I want
for Christmas-A back pack, A
computer, and some clothes, and
also a disk or (two) ofr my computer
Love, .
Shelbie Adams

Dear Santa.
Hi! My name is Jonathan Mar-
shall.Adams, These are the things I
want for christmas-A Sega Geni-
sis, A remote control car that is
called a Tire Strom, and A T.V., and
some games for my Sega.
Love, Jonathan Adams

Dear Santa,
S Hit My name isWhitney Lauren


Adams. I live in Wewa but go to
church in St. Joe. I would like for
Christmas presents these things-A
Barbie Jeep that I can drive in, A
cool packback and other school
supplies, A lot of stickers made by
Lisa Frank, A real horse, A puppy,
A Kitten, A parrot, A Love Bird, Two
gold fish, A pet mouse, A pet turtle,
A pet cow I can ride, and a big,
round, and green ball.
Love,
Whitney Adams
P.S. I also want the world to
know the real reason of christmas.
That is about the birthday of Jesus.

Dear Santa I want a computer a c.d
Player a c.d player walkmem and a
pair of black and pink roller blades
and some cool clothes and a cool
Hat a heart neaklecs I want to get
my sister a Barney Back pack. Well
it is time for me to gaw I Love you
your friend
Lacey Lowery

Dear Santa,
Could you please send me
these presents.
Electric Car br motorcycle
Clothes for Ken
A new Bicycle
A rew Barbie
A computer
ATV
Thank you very much
Carolyn Marley,

Dear Santa,
How are you?
I've been a good boy. Haw do
you take all the presents around
the world?
Please bring me a camera,
some Games, Skates.
thanks Santal
Ethan Littleton
age 6 1/2
Dear Santa,
My name is Jelaine Massin-
gill. I'm 10 months old, and I
have been a very good girl. Please
bring me a telephone, push toys,
clothes, musical toys, and Santa.
Please don't forget to bring me a
three-wheeler. And Santai please
bring my Mommy, April Caldwell,
some nice things.
Love,
Jelaine Massingill

Dear Santa,
My name is Mike. For Christ-
mas I would like to have a haunt-
ed highway. Mario kart tape, Real


Monsters tape, teddy bear, Thun-
der Zord. I will leave you some
milk and cookies.
Your friend,
Michael Padgett

Dear Santa,
I have been a good boy this
year. Please bring me creepy
crawlers, rollarblades, and a crisis
cross crash race track. I will leave
you some milk and cookies.
Love,
Jason Catrett

Dear Santa,
I want a remote control boat
with missiles, a microscope and
slides, a bicycle, a remote control
Jeep, some games, walkie talkies.
and a dart board. If you could,
please bring my little sister Jessica
,the movie Dumbo, she really likes
it. Oh yeah, I've been pretty good
this year. ,
Your friend,
Logan Jamerson
age 6

Dear Santa,
I want Jewelry, House shoes,
pretty doll with bath stuff, clothe,
diapers, rubber duck, hair bowes.
and a play house. and for you to
help.the needy pbaple, and I Love
you very very much.
Love;
Leah
P.S. Please buy stamp fok: granny
post office wasclosed. I am 5 yrs
old and I have been good this year.

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,Dear Santa,
I would like a ribbon for my
typewriter; And a doodle bear.
And a red and blue bird. And a
green gocart. A buntch of close.
And a Chimrsty set. And a Dr.
dredful food lab. And a football.
And a gold ring.
love,
Alisna

Dear Santa,
I want a remoteontrold car
arid X-men and a bike.
Smy find
Jacob .

Dear Santa,
my name is LeAnn. Im asking
for something big for my family to
have something special for us you
now wut it is. Please bring my
brother a cimustery set. And me
cathy cuten curl sulon. And som-
thing for my Mom and Dad please
Santa.
Love'
LeaAnn

Dear Santa.
I wish I could have a bike and
a gocart and mounteboots and a
gater wooch anda cbeey player
and a IV and a VCR, to go in my
room a gas botll and a telpfone
and lots of love from Santa
- Love you Love you
SCodee Richter

Dear Santa.
I want a reinotecontrol car a
bike a bird a go cart some shose
and a backpack a bowaio. And
my family to be happy a skat-
bord. a telephone.
Brent Butler

Dear Santa,
I wish I could see a elf and
maydee see your work shop and
for a present I whant a computer
if your elfs can't make it I would
like a race car. and my mom al-
wys liked Jelwry. and for my dad


a boat and a belt.
love,
Jeremy Coach

Dear Santa,
I want a barby, .a thick bood
to read. I want ,a tedy bear to. I
want some taps to play on my re-
dyoe. I wand a clay walker tape.
And I want a school chalk board.
arid a col girl my size barby.' I
want a gocart and a bike to And
a tea set. and I want a kin barby
it is a boy I like that stuff and rol-
er blade and that is all,:
I wish you good luck
Crystal Lewis

SDear Santa." .;;. ", ,
SI would like to have a sega
game gear. would you bring me a
ten spead bike. can I have Dr.
Dreadful food laband brank lab?
Can I have a toy gocart? Do you
have sega game?
Jason

Dear Santa,
I wish a new blak I wish for a
tiprir. I wish for a Merry Christ-
mas I wish a merry christmas
every dide and a Happe New Year.
Kyle

Dear Santa,
Hi, my name iis Tom, I would
like a new bike for christmas.
Power Rangers the movie video
.game for sega, Doctor Dreadful
Driik lab arid food lab. Batman
. Forever playset and a batcave
your nice boy '
; Tom Boone

Dear Santa,
I wish I could have a new.
bike. I wish I could have a game
boy so wen it is rianing I can Play
it. So I could paly whth my broth-
ers my game is called game boy
Merr Christmas
James

Dear Santa.
I want a now bike for Jessica
and I want a Santa hat and a co-
stoom with it if it isint too much.
And then I want a bike for me.
Kortney Presnell

Dear Santa.
My name is steph
01. Doodle bear


With Gratitude At
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We've got a lot to be grateful for, including your friendship.
Best wishes to all of you for a beautiful holiday season.




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03. Talk FX plus
04. Aks zandar' -
05. Creative craft set
06. magic works
07. screen flasher: '
08. cut and style barbie
S09. close ; "
10. taz watch ''
11 pog maker ,
12. 2.000 beads '
13. Jewelry

Dear Santa. .
My name Is Kendall Hicks. I
am 8 years old and I am in Mrs
Elkins 3rd grade class
Please bring me a
1. Dane and twril Barble
2. Pink and Pretty Barbie
house
3. cut and style Barbie
4. Pretty Princess Barble
5. Pochantas Doll
6. some surprises
I'll leave cookies and milk for
you.
I Love You
Kendall
P.S. Bring my Daddy some'
thing and Mama too. GrandDoc
and Grand mother need some-
thing too. Remember Uncle' Chris
and Aunt Cuyler. Also remember
Uncle OTTO too-he doesn't live
with us anymore but he does
want you to remember him.
Thank you.
Kendall

Dear Santa.
I would like to have a Bubble
up Puppy. An Elefun, and a Bat-
man Big Wheel. I would also love
to have a train track set, a bike
and a Power Wheel 4x4. I have
.been a good boy all year. So
please be good to me.
Love
Zackkelus D. LaRue

Dear Santa.
Hi my name is Kaila. My Paw
Paw is writing this letter for me
cause I am only 2 1/2 years old. I
come to visit with my maw-maw
and paw-paw about once a
month. They know I like "The
Power Rangers' and "Mickey
Mouse", very much. I also like the
movie "Casper". I do know. they
wish for me to have a Healthy
and Happy "Merry Christmas" I
love you Santa.,
SKaila

Dear Santa.
My name is Jenny and I am
10 years old almost 11 and in 5th
grade. And this year I would like
for Christmas-is a keyl ard.land
a trampoline and well I don't
"know but what ever else you get
me. I would love it anyway. and it
Seems like this year I've been
buying my family a lot but me
hardly anything I wish you would
ge me a lot.."please"... Well I
guess I'll let you go.
your loved one,
Jenny Roberts
P.S. and I would like a puppy

Dear Santa.
I want a doll house with a
mommy., daddy, and a baby, a
Singing Rosie baby doll, and a big
bicycle. Bring my brother Logan
something real special please. My
Sdaddy said I've been a good girl
this year.
Your friend,'
Jessica Jamerson age 3

Dear Santa,
i I want 2 walking Barbie hors-
es, the game Chicken Limbo. a
Barbie doll house, a castle, and a
"-.twist and twirl pocahontas I've
been worried if I have been a good
girl. but Mama says I'm okay.
Your friend. ..--
; Mandy Walding age7, .. -


OldFashioned Christmas Greetings

The air is filled with anticipation,
Of the day of the big celebration,
With friends and family galore,
K ^ i Just like back in the days of yore! .

Have a good old time on Christmas! ',
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,Dear Santa,
S I have been a good Girl Please
bring me some toys
Ten speed bicycle
a phone ,
Pog maker
stereo
Mrs pakman segga me
sega game gear and a game
SYinyang Purse
Fromt
k ale gh

ear Santa.
r I want a Mountain bike, a re-
'mote control moter-cicle, and I
want to go to Georga for XMAS
Love you
Bradley Edge

Dear Santa.
I have been a good boy this
year and I would like to have
these things if you find the time.
A hungry hippo game. a swing
set, a ball and bat, a baseball hel-
mit, a playhouse for me and my
brothers and I guess that is It. I
will leave cookies and milk like I
do every year.
TJ Maestrl age 6

Dear Santa, ,
i have been a good boy this
year and I would like just a few
things. A swing set, a race car, a
uno card game, and a new loud
toy gun. I will be dreaming of you
on Chirstmas.
Eugene Maestri age 4

DEAR SANTA.
MY NAME Is Charlie Cox. For
Chrlshmas i wood like All the STAR
WAR lgurs. I think My puppes
Jack and Judy wood Like A ROW
hide Bone Two Plese.: GET 2 be6
cous I think thay wood Like ONE
for other self. WOOD YOU Plese ANs-


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er these Questens I will lea ve you some milk and cook-
1. HOW fast Can YOU Fly? ies Christmas eve.
2. Do YER EIFS Rid Snomobels? Kristen Posey
3. Have YOU EVer Mesd ENY Body
on Christmes Eve? To: Santa,
Thank YOU Charlie Cox I would like Fisher-Price Pool
table, Skates, clothes
Dear Santa, From: Travis Hopper
I have been a good girl this i, Age:7 ,
year.:Please bring me, a Barbie jeep,
Pocohantas doll, and a view finder. See MORE LETTERS on Next Page
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More Letters O.E.S. Gives


Dear Santa,
wont lots of toys for christ-
mas. But what I wont the onost is a
Trampoline. My mom said that she
wonts us to have one but then she
does riot. I wont the Walking horse
and dance moves barbie but I think
my broth- got it for me. and I wont
lots of things Bui I think yo ':mow.
Plus if I tell you everythingg i vould
'fll up the hole page up. I got my
brother a Yac back so don't get him
that Are you real? Chrnsmni-.s Is my
ivorite time of year. You know why
i because get lots of toys. Please
will yo' "t cre and my brother a
trampc Well 1 t's time for me to
go. So b,. Merry Christmas.
Love
Michelle Mathews
P.S. Write back
Dear Santa,
I would like a football. And'"
head sets. And a pretty doll any
kind. A gold watch. A bunch of
clothes. And a sunday dress for
church. A new art set. A big doll
h house. ,
Love Alisha Chavous
Dear Santa Claus, -
My name is Thomas R. Liffck,
but you and everyone else know me
* as Ryan. I am 19 months old. so i
Save mom permission to write this
for me. :
S I am good most of the time.
Daddy and Papa want to buy me a
go-cart, but mom says rm too little,
so here's what I want:
1 want some Cool-Tools and my
own Knock-Knock like Daddy's. I
also want a fishing pole and a full
stocking. Mom and Nana are mak-
ng me ask for clothes. Please get
Papa a box of chocolate-covered
cherries and bring a bone for Grem.
Love.
,Ryan
P.S. 11 leave you some cookies and
egg-nog. but you better find it be-
fore Daddy.
Dear Santa Clause.
My name is Nicole Jones. I
S have a sister Janie and a brother
name Jamle. I want a bike and a
doll so does my sister. My brother
wants some trucks and cars.
I Live in Tenn. We was passing
: through after seeing my grandma
and Pa Pa.
Please leave us something
There to. We have all been good. We
love you and Gid and baby Jesus.
grandma said it is Jesus birthday
on Christmas. Someone is helping,
me with myJe.tter..My addris.s, s :i
Porsha. NTole ailnd Janie 'Miarle
Jones. Jamle Prosser. Culleoka
Tennessee
Love Nicole

Dear Santa.
My name is Tori. i'm 6 years'.
old. Here Is my Christmas List.
1. Bath Baby
2. Phone-cat-oragne striped
3. Cool nails
4. Trampollen
5. Art supplies
6. Bike sports bottle-purple
7. high stepper-barbie
8. Moon shoes
9. Radio
10. tapes-TLC-fTender Loving Care)
Love, Tori

Dear Santa.
My name is Samantha. rm 6
years old. Here is my list
1. Bath Baby
2. Phone-cat-gray .
3. Cool nails
4. Trampoline
5. Art supplies
6. Bike sports bottle-pink .
7. high stepper-barbie and horse
8. Moon shoes
9. Radio
10. Tapes-TLC
11. Candy


Money For

New Window
Barbara Mannon, Worthy
Matron (left) and Ann Ballard,
Treasurer (right), of Gulf Chap-
ter #191 Order of the Eastern
Star, presented Gulf County
Senior Citizen's Executive Di-
rector, Jerry Stokoe, with a
check in the amount of
$115.00 to cover the cost of a
window for the new Stiles
Brown Sr. Citizens and Com-
munity Center.
This fundraising effort was
headed by Ann Ballard. Public
Awareness Project Chairman
with a baked goods project
and donations received from
members of Gulf Chapter. Gulf
Chapter is proud to be a part
of this very worthwhile com-
munity effort.
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Love, Samaritha
Dear Santa.
My name is T. J. I'm 5 years
old. My Christams List.
1. Tonka Truck
2. Jeep
3. Cool Tool truck
4. flashlight
5..Phone ,
To the north pole
pet snake virtual boy Segal
computer vcr tier storm Criss
Cross Crash Haunted Hwy. CD
player remot crotroll plan dart
board battle ship
6181 (1618) marvin Ave
Dear Santa.
My name is Ashley. I am 3
years old. I have been a very good
girl. I would like you to bring me
Barbie Dolls and Barbie clothes.
Please bring my sister Katie some
baby toys. You can come in our
back door. We'll leave you some
snacks. Thank You very much.
Love always.
Ashley Lacour

Dear Santa,
Thanks for having a mail-box
in St. Joe this year. Her .s my
Chritmias'Wish Lst:
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a silver horn
Hot-Wheels criss-cross-crash
a computer for studying
a game to play (gator-golf)
a guitar :
B-B gun
Thanks Santa,
S Love
Brandon Ballew Age 5
Dear Santa.
I have been a good boy.
I get good grades.
I want a green Ranger that flip
heads. Mr. saint nick I want a go
car and a 15 speed and some cloths
and I want a computer. I want a
Playhouse and a trampoline and I
want a football suit and a football
helmet. I want some Nike shoes
and u santa claus suit and a santa
claus hat.
,.. Love always
Terrance Dawson
Dear Santa Clause,
Hi my name is Cody Robinson
and. I am 3 years old my older
brother is Joe and he is helping
Write this letter. Would you please
bring me cool tools and a race car,
and I want Joe to get a computer,
that's what He wants! Thank you
Loveobin
Cody Robinson


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Warm wishes for a wonderful season to all our friends.
We appreciate your support!


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To Harvest Of
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Fishermen are reminded
about the 10-day closure to the
harvest of black mullet, beginning
Friday, December 22 at 12:00
noon. This closure applies to rec-
reational and commercial fisher-
men alike. This closure applies to
hook and line, snatch hooks, cast
nets and all other legal means of
catching black mullet.
The closure will remain in ef-
fect until the first day of January
at 12:00 noon.
For more information contact
Officer Jeff Gager, Public Out-
reach Officer for the Florida Ma,
rine Patrol at (904) 233-5150 or
1-800-DIAL-FMP.


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Whether You Say "Poin-set-ah" or Poin-set-ee-ah", They're Still Very Tender Flowers
Poinsettias Have Become Very Popular Throughout the Country As Beautiful Symbols of the Christmas Season


Poinsettias and Christmas go
together especially here in Flori-
da. The poinsettia's bright red
bracts and dark foliage give this
plant a festive appearance, which
is especially appreciated during
the holidays.
Poinsettias have become very
popular throughout the country
as symbols of Christmas. As a
Floridian, you have the widest se-
lection of poinsettia this year,
you'll want to know what to look
for, and how to care for your pur-
chase after you get it home. My
information on poinsettia selec-
tion was provided by Extensibn
Horticulture specialist Dr. Robert
J. Black.
You'll probably hear this
plant call both poinsettia (poin-
set-ah) and poinsettia (poin-set-
'ee-ah)..The second pronunciation
'is preferred by most garden ex-
perts. But, don't feel you have to
say "poin-set-ee-ah". If you tell
your nurseryman you want a
poin-set-ah he/she'll know what
you mean.
When shopping for a poinset-
tia, look for several things. Be
sure the plant has' green foliage
almost to- the soil line. A plant
which has lost most of its bottom
leaves is probably getting old.
Factors such as sudden tempera-
ture changes, soil pests, and in-


Roy Lee Carter
Agent


sects also can cause leaf drop. A
good supply of lower leaves is a
basic key to healthier, as well as
younger plants.
The showy parts, .which most
people call flowers, aren't flowers
at all. They're special "kinds of
leaves, called bracts. These
should be large enough to extend
well beyond the lower green foll-


age, and they should be brightly
* colored. The most popular poin-
settia color is red. But, you also
can find numerous shades of,
pink, white and every color com-
bination.
The real poinsettia flowers
are small green and yellow clus-
ters growing in the center of the.
bracts. You should select a plant
with small, green undeveloped'
flower parts. If a poinsettia al-'


ready has opened, yellow flowers,
a good portion of the plant's dis-
play life is over, and the bracts
soon will begin to fade.
Poinsettias are native to the
warmer, humid regions of Mexico.
So, potted poinsettias need spe-
cial care. As house plants, poin-
settias should be located where
they'll enjoy uniform tempera-
tures of 60 to 75 degrees fahren-
heit during the day, and about 60


Keeping Tabs On Holiday Treasures


It's important to keep records of and adequately
insure collectible Christmas treasures. The
Collectibles Market Guide & Price Index helps you
keep track of current secondary, market prices.


And we'd like to wish your whole family tree
a wonderful celebration!



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Sand on earth peace, god will
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(NAPS)-One of the joys
of Christmas is discovering
that a Christmas treasure
you bought because you fell
in love with it, is now con-
sidered very valuable.
For example,.anyone
lucky enough to. own a
gleaming Christopher Rad-
ko Partridge in a Pear Tree
ornament; has an extra.
Sreasoni to be joyful this sea-
son. This first ornament inM
the Twelve Days of Christ-
mas series has skyrocketed
from the original issue
.,price. of $3.5,to between,
$600 and $1,000 on the"
secondary market.
Lucky collectors of The _:
Village Mill from'Depart-
ment 56's Dickens Village
Series have recently traded :
this piece for between"
$3,800 and $5,200.
Fluctuations like this
happen all the time and can
often make your insurance
coverage for these treasures
inadequate. So, while you're
decorating for the holidays,
it might be wise to take
stock of your treasures and
update your inventory list
with current secondary
market values. Here's what
you need to list::
Who-list the manu-
facturer/distributor, and,
the artist. :
What-record the
name of the piece, includ-
ing series name, if applica-





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ble, arid product number.
When--note date of'
purchase and the date the
piece was produced.
Where-jot dowi the
place of purchase.
Why-Was the piece a
special event piece or.a
gift? Making a note keeps,
memories fresh.
How Much-What was
the' original issue price
when it first hit the market?
How much did you pay for
it? What's it worth today?
"How Much" questions
are critical for adequate
insurance coverage or tax
purposes if you sell an
extensive collection.
To help fill in the blanks,
look into the Collectors'
Information Bureau Collect-
ibles Market Guide and
Price Index ($22.95 + $3.75
shipping and handling). The
most comprehensive guide
to limited edition collect-:
ibles available, this valuable
book can help you answer
many questions. A price
index covers 45,000 limited'
edition collectibles, with
dates, original issue price-
and most current secondary
market values.
To order your copy of the
C.I.B. Collectibles Market
Gude & Price Index, call
(70,) 842-2200 or write to:
C.I.B., 5065 Shoreline Road,
Suite 200,.Barrington, IL
60010.


degrees at night They also
should receive bright light, but
not direct sun. Avoid areas sub-
ject to drafts, sudden tempera-
ture changes, low humidity, and
dim light.
If you have poinsettias in
your landscape, you'll probably
use them as cut flowers, to
brighten your home's holiday de-
cor. To keep the bracts from wilt-
ing, the stem ends should be
singed to coagulate the milky sap
and prevent its loss. Also, it helps
to "condition" poinsettias, by
placing cuttings in water and
holding them in a cool area over-
night, before bringing them in-
doors. Arrangements of cut poin-
settias should be placed in cool,


draft-free areas where: there's
good light. But, like potted
plants, they should not be ex-
posed to the direct rays of the
sun.
If carefully selected and prop-
erly cared for, poinsettias can add
a festive touch to your home dur-
ing the holidays.


BRIGHT WISHES TO YOm
May peace and enlightenment
guide you this holiday season.


Gulf County
Extension Service


Shift Into Holiday 6ear
Everyone here is all reed up to wish you
a high-powered holiday celebration,
where everything runs smoothly



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warmth and happiness...
The joys of loved ones near...
And may the blesshigs of the day last throughout
the year.

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PAGE 8 THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 21, 1995


Floridians Want A


.Cut In Spending,


Taxes, for Christmas

Growth Rate of Taxes Far Outstripping
SPer Capita Income Growth Rate
STAX CAPS ON THE CHRISTMAS TREE
You won't see it in any of those phony polls liberalsre always get-
-:ting into 'their friendly daily news media, but the biggest gift most
Floridians want inder their Christmas tree from government is a crack-
down on spending and taxes.
And why not?
State government expenditures soared far beyond population growth
or inflation in the past 15 years and taxpayers know it. The total per capl-
Sta tax load on Florida residents was $977 in 1983 and $2,128 in 1993.
The whopping 117 percent increase compares most unfavorably to a per
capital income increase of 73 percent and a 43 percent inflation rate hike
during the same period.
The Florida Supreme Court clobbered the tax cap drive last year but
-perhaps because of a guilty conscience-let stand proposedd amend-
ment that would remove the single-subject requirement for tax-related
Issues. Not surprisingly; it was passed unanimously by voters.
Next year the Florida Tax Cap Committee expects to have constitu-
Stional amendments on the ballot that would require voter approval of any,
Stax increase by state or local government and allow a jury to compensate
.property owners when it determines government action has diminished
the value of their land.
'There is no doubt they will pass when citizensget a chance to vote
on them." Tax Cap Chairman David Biddulph said.
This isn't good news for Gov. Lawton Chiles who has a school tax
reform plan (higher taxes of course) that he has threatened to take to the
people in a constitutional, amendment. Nor is it.good news for Sen. Bob
Graham'who is standing in the wings nationally with a plan to increase
Medicaid spending dramatically. Medicaid, which requires state matching
money, has had the biggest increase of all government services:
Proponents of big government spending, of course, argue that need-
ed services will suffer because voters-if given a chance will vote against
tax increases. They're wrong.
The Tax Cap Committee has found voters passed 54 percent of the
tax increases and 69 percent of the bond issues on the ballot of Florida
counties during 1980-1992. It seems voters are not mean-spirited and
selfish as the liberals contend, but a group of Florida newspapers did find
last year that government waste was viewed by them as the biggest prob-
lem.
QUOTES OF THE WEEK:
"If it's such a good deal. why isn't the full faith and credit of Santa
Rdsat Couiity pledged for it," said Florida Comptroller Bob Milligan, the
only Cabinet member voting against another toll bridge across Pensacola
Bay. "It's insane to think the county and the state will not come to the
rescue of the bridge authority if the toll rate plan for paying for it goes
belly'-up. '
* 0
S'You can't make liars tell the truth with any law," Sen. W. D. Childers,
Pensacola, said at hearings on the dirty-tricks investigation of the
Democratic Party and Gov. Lawton Chiles' campaign committee.


Here's the Capitol News Roundup
DIRECT GRANTS, NO PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCING
Secretary of State Sandra Mortham would send federal block grants
directly to counties and limit public campaign financing in Florida to can-
'didates who refuse Political Action Committee mqney. .,,
K Those were only two of her public policy suggesians;made at a un-
dheon of thdaamies Madllson InsiftutliiA Tallahassee lWs We'a'.': ..
S"I'm a true believer in local government," said Mortham, 44. former
Republican state representative from Pinellas County. "I've never seen a
mandate from Tallahassee or Washington that I liked. Never ever."
As an example of her true belief in local control, she said she would
like to see the $31 billion the Florida Legislature voted for education
divided by the number of students and sent directly to the local county

school boards.
The same should apply to federal block grants, she said. Why should
bureaucrats in Washington or Tallahassee get the money, take out their
share of the pot, then pass it on down.
S''The best ideas come from the locals.'They are meeting problems
head on and what's good for one county wouldn't work in another."
Mortham said.
SClaiming studies are showing more Political Action Committee money
went to candidates who took public campaign funding than those that
didn't, Mortham said she'd propose legislation forcing candidates to
choOse one or the other.:
"Outlaw all special interest money. Take no PAC money at all," she
said.
S The same day that she said she totally opposed public campaign
funding, Sen. W. D. Childers, R-Pensacola, sitting on the Senate Ethics
Committee, said it bothered him that Cov. Lawton Chiles spent public tax
dollars on "lying" telephone calls to seniors the weekend before he beat'
Jeb Bitsh by about 64,000 votes.
Division of Elections records show Chiles got more than $1 million in
public'campaign tax money from the state just one day before his com-
mittee wrote a check to pay for the deceptive phone calls.
"It was just too close for comfort," said Childers, the longest tenured
member of the Senate who recently changed parties from Democrat to
Republican.
Mortliam would also reform the federal motor voter law that allows
voter registration when applying for a driver license or welfare program,
claiming it lends itself to fraud. An eight-year old girl was registered to


Capitol


NEWS ROUNDUP

from Tallahassee
by JACK HARPER


vote in Florida
But she stands behind the unique Florida Cabinet System as a bas-
tion of last;resort for many citizens who otherwise wouldn't have govern-
ment access. She cited examples of six Cabinet members making deci-'
sions not'recommended by staff that wouldn't have happened if it was left
up to only the governor.
"CONSERVATIVE" BOYD IN HOUSE RACE
Pledging to flight taxes, waste and red tape. state Rep. Allen Boyd
joined the race for the 2nd North Florida Congressional District last week
as another conservative Democrat-Sen. Charles Williams-changed his
mind. and withdrew.
Boyd, of MontcellUo heads the informal coalition of conservative
Democrats and Republicans. A farmer, he has been in the Florida House
since 1989 and says he will base his candidacy on family values to suc-
ceed retiring U. S. Cong. Pete Peterson. D Marianna.
Williams, a former Suwannee County commissioner considered the
most conservative Democrat in the legislature, said a month ago he might
switch parties to run for the seat next summer, but changed his mind
because he realized he didn't want to spend four or five days in
Washington every week....
Democratic insiders said the real reason was that neither party would
help him raise money for the race. Liberal Democratic activists, of course,
hate him. The'GOP is reluctant to spend much money in a district that Is
registered 80 percent Democratic.
Williams said it isn't true, he could win, and last year he raised more
money for his campaign than anyone else in the Senate.
.This old reporter believes Williams
INMATES LIVE IT UP IN THIS JAIL
International drug smugglers aid other jet-setting entrepreneurs
enjoy satellite TV, carpeted cells anda lot of comfortable freedom in the
Gllchrist County Jail at Trenton, mainly because Sheriff Jim Floyd knows
how to get along with the federal government. He has spent years hous-
ing federal prisoners at $37 a day. Last year alone it meant $230,000.
It's a lot ,mpre profitable than raising watermelons.
The St. Petersburg Times, reported that one former inmate, David
Jose Sabio, liked itf so well at the jail he went to work for Floyd after his
release, flying around on drug stings that eventually netted $500,000 for
the county.
The U. S. Marshals Service officially says Floyd's jail keeping meth-
ods (including letting prisoners out to'do 'their own shopping) is unac-

ceptable. Floyd says federal officials t6ld him to keep them happy and he
has done it..


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Telemarketers,
Consumers, And The
State's "No Calls List"
The marketing efforts of
many businesses and organiza-
tions depend on the telephone.
But many consumers do not like
the intrusion of telephone sales
calls -into their personal lives.
Florida was one of the first states
to address the matter through
specific legislation.
Under the Florida Telephone
Solicitation Act, the Florida De-
partment of Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services compiles a list of
consumers who do notwish to re-
ceive sales solicitations over the
phone. All telephone solicitation
firms that are covered by the law
must purchase the "No Sales So-
licitation Calls List" before engag-
ing in business in the state, and


they cannot call consumers who
are listed.
The cost to consumers of hav-
ing a telephone number listed is
$10 for the first year, with a year-
ly renewal fee of $5 to keep a
number on the list. The list is up-
dated quarterly.
Some types of calls and busi-
nesses are exempt from the provi-
sions of the law. Solicitors may
make calls:
in response to an expressed re-
quest by the person called;
*in reference, to an existing
debt, contract, payment or per-
formance;
*to any person with whom the
telephone solicitor has a prior
or an existing business rela-
tionship; or
*if they are employed by a
newspaper and are. calling
about newspaper business.


RING IN |
THE O. Y
We'd like to chime in with resounding "thanks"
to all the fine folk who have helped make
our year a ringing success.




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To all our valued patrons, we extend
our warmest wishes for a very
merry Christmas and a prosperous year.


Buzzett's Drug Store
317 Williams Avenue Port St. Joe-
Convenient Drlve-Thrwug Window
Revlon Cosmtls a Cato Cud RuIasllStover Candles
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 21, 1995 PAGE 9


Gleanings


From

My Garden


By Stephen D. Cloud, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Lillian, AL


Joseph, The
Forgotten Man
Of Christmas
At Christmas, we often forget
Joseph.. Mary, the baby Jesus,
Wise Men, and Shepherds take
center, stage in this'beautiful :dra-
ma called Christmas. Somewhere
just out of the spotlight is this'ob-
scure, figure named Joseph.
Somehow Joseph gets lost in the
background of all that happens.
But, .the unnoticed is not- neces-
sarily the unimportant. Joseph is
the forgotten man of Christmas.
We would do well to .remember
him. He is important. And he
made a difference that is so often
overlooked. ,
The Bible tells us several
things about Joseph that help us
understand more his importance
to the Christmas story. First. Jo-
seph is described as ''"Just man"
(Matthew 1:19 NKJV). The word,
"Just" is sometimes translated,
'righteous." This unfortunately Is
a word we often misunderstand.
Often we. think righteousness to
mean being a ,'goodie, goodie, two
shoes." That is not however, what
the Scripture means when some-.
one is called "righteous." Right-
eousness, as used In the Bible, is
primarily a relational term. It has
:,something to do with keeping cov-
enant or keeping one's word. liv-
ing up to one's promises, and ful-


filling one's obligations.
S In the Old Testament, God is
righteous in that he is the faithful
covenant partner who remains
faithful even in the face of the un-
faithfulness of His people. Right-
eousness is a term which con-
notes tenacity, or stick-with-it-
ness. When the chips are down, a
righteous person just keeps on
keeping on. '
.Joseph was a righteous man.
His righteousness was expressed
in his desire to not so abruptly
end his engagement to Mary. Be-
fore the intervention ofanr angel,
his intentions were to end their
engagement quietly.e Engage-
ments in that day were more seri-
ous than many 'marriages are to-
day. They were not entered into
without serious forethought nor
were they ended without just
cause. Joseph's reluctance to end
the engagement even after' he
found out that Mary was preg-
nant is indicative of how seriously
he took the relationship. This is
why he is called a "Just man".
Second. Joseph was a man of
faith. He was asked to believe the
unbelievable. Even with the an-'
gelic dream, what he was asked;
to accept was incredible. Joseph
had a hunch that what the angel
said was true. He had heard the
same through Mary's tears. But
I'm sure he had some doubts as
well.
We sometimes think that
faith Is the absence of doubt. But
faith Is not so much not having
doubts as it is acting upon those
hunches, those dreams, those
crazy notions we sometimes have


"

S"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" '
is Baptit Clurc i
.102 THIRD STREET* PORTST. JOE
Sunday School 9:45 am
Worship 11:00am'
Disciple Training 6:00 pm
SEvening Worship 7:00 pm
SWednesday Prayer Meeting ...7:00 pm
Gary Smith Buddy Caswell
Pastor Minister of Music & Youth

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-I Port St. Joe's "Port of Victory"
Sunday School ...............................................10 a.m.
Morning Worship ............. ...........................11 a.m.
Sunday Evening ........................................6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening .......................................7 p.m.



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

SThe"Church of Christ

in Wewahitchka wants to make a difference in your life.
Sunday School ...... ............. .10'a.m. CDT
W orship Service ...1.......................... ......... 11 a.m- DT
W wednesday Bible Study .................... ................. .................... 7 p.m .


Hickor Hollo Chape


Chapel Lane Overstreet Phone 648-8144
Bro. Harold J. McClelland. Jr., W.L. Trem;


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Pastor Pastor Emeritus
Sunday School............................................ 10:00 a,.m.
Sunday Worship............................................. 11:O a.m.
Sunday Evening ................... ...................... 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday Evening ............................ ........ 7:00 p.m.


F/RST BAPTIST CHURCH
MEXICO sEACH
Jim Davis, Pastor


648-5776


Sunday Bible Study (all ages).......... 9:00 CST
Morning Worship .... ......:...10:0 CST
Evening W worship .....................................6:30 CST
. Wednesday Bible Study (all ages) ...........6:30 CST



:. fIRST PRESBYTERIAN
S CHURCH'
S508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
S l SUNDAY WORSHIP....................... 10 a.m.
S ,ADULT SCHOOL............................... 11 a.m.
(U- S *SUNDAY SCHOOL Moung Children

SNursery available
The Rev. Joseph Eckstine, Pastor.


that God does things differently,
that He expects us to act, think
and feel differently. Faith is some-
times fueled with the fires of
doubt. Doubt makes us take our
faith in search of understanding.
But we must realize that if we ful-
ly understand we cease to' have,
faith. For, "faith is being sure of
what we hope for and certain of
what we do not see" (Hebrews
11:1 NIV). Joseph was a a man of,
faith, because he acted upon his
hopes and dreams, and not on
the basis of his doubts. .
.Third,. Joseph -was a family
man. We sometimes forget that
the protective care of Mary and
baby Jesus was left in his hands.
Joseph took care of things. Or-
thodox faith has always asserted
That Joseph was not Jesus' father
in a physical sense. Yet in a rela-
tional sense he was Jesus' "Dad-
dy". He took care of Mary and Je-
sus 'like a good daddy would a
pregnant wife and a new bor


son.
Many feel that Joseph died
while Jesus was still young. But,
he lived long enough to pass on
his carpenter's trade to Jesus. Jo-
seph had enough of an influence
upon Jesus that when Jesus be-
gan his public ministry, the ques-
tion- was raised, "Isn't this Jo-
seph's son?" (Euke 4:22). In some
sense, we can, speculate that Je-
sus may have been the man he
was in part due to the significant
influence of Joseph during Jesus'
early formative years. Joseph had
to have been a special man for
God to entrust him with the care
and early life of His only Son.
In a day where many men do
Snot take responsibility for the
children they father. n a 'time
where were searching for some
positive male role models, we
have to look no further than the
story that is often tld at' Christ-
mas' to find a man who stands
'out of obscurity to be one'worth
noting. Joseph may well be the
forgotten man of Christmas; 'but
we would be wise to remember
him and his example of being a
righteous, faithful, family man.
-.' And we would be wiser still to at-
tempt to live according to the
same principles.


"Good News

Christmas is the greatest "Good News"
our world has ever received. In Luke: 2:10-
11, we find, "And the angel said unto them,
Be not afraid, for behold, I bring you: good
news of great joy which will come too all the
people, for to you is born this dayin the
city of David, a Savior, who is Christ the
Lord." The, babe wrapped in swaddling
clothes lying in a manger changed the
world. Christians received the greatest gift
known to mankind.
Laura and I made a vow to give gifts to
others outside of family and friends because
God sent his Son to be our Savior. Our Lord
spoke of "The least of these" as how to re-
spond to His love for us. There is a Christ-
mas hymn which starts, "Love' came down
at Christmas." I pray that each and every
person who reads this
will open their hearts
to this love. The next
step is to share this
love. Merry -Christmas
to all.
'. Oliver F. Taylor
SVisitation Minister, First
United Methodist Church


Episcopalians Present

Traditional Christmas

Eve Candlelight Mass


The Episcopal Church in Gulf
SCounty Invites the entire commu-
nity to come and worship Jesus
as they honor him on the eve of
His birth.
Centuries ago the Church of
England established worship pat-,
terns which were designed to fo-;
:cus on the glory of God. These'
patterns use events in the life of
Christ to draw one's attention
away from the world and toward
the blessed Savior. During the co-
lonial period of world history
these patterns were carried, by
the faithful, to every cornel of the
earth.
As a member of the world-
wide Anglican Communion, the
Episcopal Church is the Ameri-
can heir to the Church of Eng-
land. Being true to their tradi-
tions, they continue to express
their faith in God through ancient
patterns of worship.
You, your family and friends
Share invited to attend one of their
I traditional Christmas Eve servic-
. es.
These services allow mem-
bers' of the' congregation to be ac-
tive participants. The music,
prayers, and communion will
help you put the reality of
C.hrist's birth in perspective.
When you return to your home,
you will know you have been with
the Lord.
The services will be held on
December 24 at St. John's
Church on Main Street in Wewa-
hitchka beginning at 6:30 p.m.,


central time arid at St James
Church located at 800 22rnd
Street in Port St. Joe at 11:00
p.m., eastern time.

Thompson Temple
Will Host Annual
Christmas Program
Thompson Temple First Born
Church of the Living God will
host its annual Christmas pro-
gram on Sunday, December 24 at-
4:30 p.m. The North Port, St. Joe
Community Choir will be featured
with a mini-concert during the
second half of the program. The
theme this year is "A Christmas
Without Christ Is a Christmas
Without Life"
Everyone in the community is
cordially invited to attend.


Revival
On December 27th' through
29th, beginning nightly at 7:30,
Amazing Grace Apostolic Church
on Robbins Avenue in Port St.
Joe will be holding a! three-night'i
revival.
Bring the sick for deliverance
and the lost for salvation. Go out
and be blessed as Pastor Griffin
of Jacksonville's Revival Church.
of Jesus Christ ministers the
word of God and prays for the
sick.


"Shepherds Kids"
Present Program
A special service will be at
Oak Grove Assembly of God
Church on Sunday, December 24
at 10:45 a.m.
The Shepherds Kids will,be
presenting "The Three Trees", fol-
lowed by a message from the pas-
tor, Rev. David Fernandez. The
morning service will' conclude
with Holy communion.
The church is located at 613
Madison Street (Oak Grove) in
Port St. Joe. Everyone is Invited
to attend and join the children in
'this celebration of the season.


Zion Fair to Present
Christmas Program
The Sunday School Depart-
ment of Zion Fair Baptist Church
will hold their Christmas Program
on December 24 at 6:00 p.m. at
the church located on Avenue C.
Everyone is invited to attend.


WorshiI

:t rthe Church

of Your Choice


CHURCH OF CHRIST
M EETS
Bible Study. Worship:
0 a.m. Sunday 11 a.m. Sunday
7 p.m. Wednesday Nursery
Call 229-8310'
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Corner o 20th Street & Marvin Avenue



Highland View
United Methodist Church
SCorner of 4th St. & Parker:Ave.
Highland View
Lynwood R. Wynne, Pastor

Sunday School .................... a.m.
Morning Worship .... 11 a.m,
Evening W orship .................................................... 6 p.m.




THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES 800 S2nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
+ 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
S' : Sunday School 9:45
SST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)

S THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


We Want You To Be
Partof the Friendly Place
BIBLE STUDY 9:45 a.m. EVENING WORSHIP...........
MORNING WORSHIP.................11:00 a.m., ,WEDNESDAY
CHURCH TRAINING ................5:45 p.m.
Long Avenue Baptist Church


.: ,1601 Long Avenue
CURTIS CLARK
Pastor


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


MARK JONES
Minister.of Music


Constition Andfonument
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THEUNTEDMETHODImSTCHURCH

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ........9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship:.... i1:i0 a.m. Felowshp.... 00 pm
.. .. Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Choir Practice \
Rev. Zedoc Baxter Wednesday ............ 7:30 p.m.
PASTOR;;, ,

S n te dMethod't

First U mhteerAtfioduttfttm^
11 North 22nd St.
SMexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church..................... 9:00 a.m. CT
Church School .....................10:00 a.m. CT
S"**Nursery Provided**
CH/S'RI/AN/IY ON tiTHE MO VE
Dr. Loule Andrews, 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
Services:
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


FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
REV. BILL WHITE, PASTOR
:---sL 00 2420 Long Ave. .
S' '-' PortSt.oe-PL-2 '86
S^ 904-229-6886


823 N. 15th Street


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School News


Events and Happenings from County


Schools


Wewahitchka



News...
By Linda Whitfield


Random Jackson Is The
Student Of The Week
Linda Whitfield chose Ran-
dom as the third grade "Student
of the Week". He is the son of
Tammy and Dell Jackson and is
nine years old. Random enjoys
playing baseball and would like to
be a game warden when he grows
up.

Some of his favorite things
are: TV show, "Batman"; favorite
song, "Jingle Bells"; and his fa-
vorite color is blue. Random
would like to go ;to Disneyland
one day and enjoys playing with
his friend. Steve Peak. Random
says this about himself, "I like to
read and do math." I'll say this
about him: "Random tries his
best every day and is a courteous
boy and a good friend to all the
children." We need more like Ran-
doml


"What are you going to be in
the play?"
:As Linda Gall Shealy was
cutting the hair of a third grade
student, Brandon Skipper, she
asked him what he was going to
be in the third grade Christmas
play. "A king", he replied. "Well
then, what is your name?" Bran-
don quickly responded with, I'm
the King of Orient Are!"
November in December
The November Hoopla com-
mittee didn't forget their social
time was in November, but they
did have to postpone it until De-
cember! Faculty and staff had a
great belated time on December
11 in the Commons Area.


From the Principal

Wewahitchka


High School
by Larry A. Mathes


OK-We didn't make the,
paper last week, and we're not
positive as to what happened (al-
though the possibility exists that
after writing it and copying it, we
didn't send it to The Star). So
much for writing it early! We do
better writing it at the last minute'
and rushing it directly to the fax
machine.
The-state's Annual -Report -to
parents went: out Friday by stu-
deitts.-I hope you got yours. It
deals with last school year, 1994-
95, but still deserves your looking
through it and questioning any-
thing you don't understand.
By the time you read this, se-
mester exams will be completed. I
hope your student took them se-
riously and tried his or her best. .
There have been'so many distrac-
Uons this year that it would be
tempting to blame poor perfor-
mance on those factors.
When : students return, on
January 8 (WHS) they will be
starting a new semester, 'with
new classes and a new schedule.
WHS will announce an "Open
House" as near the beginning of
the second semester as possible.
Parents will be invited to come,
talk with teachers, check sched-
ules, etc. We' need a good turn-
out of interested parents, since
this is a good time: for us to sur-


vey parents on some issues.:
rOne issue on which we would
like to have parental input is the
issue of more separation of the
middle schoolers from the high
school. We need to know whether
or not we should still pursue the
idea of building a separate facility
for middle school, as opposed to
sharing the same facility as the
high school. This issue has not
surfaced recently, but planning '
for the future requires knowing
what people want. Try to plan to
attend
Each year the holidays seem
to be dampened by accidents and
tragedies involving students or'
former students of WHS, and this
.year has been no different. We all
share the losses, and offer our
condolences and prayers of sup- i
port to the families. To our stu-
dents, we ask again "Please be
carefuI;, especially during.the holi-
days-we care about each of
you." Driving, hunting, even
shopping is more dangerous than
ever during this period.
', Remember-don't celebrate
too, much or too early! And since
we may not be here to write an-
other column until after the holi-
days, WHS wishes you and yours
a very "Merry Christmas" and a
"Happy New Year!"


The


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This week we would like to
feature our music department at
Faith Christian. Mrs. Michelle
Teat teaches all ages from the
three year old kindergarten class

through senior high. Students are
greeted with two quotes as they
walk into the music room: "God
gave us music that we might pray
without words", and 'Your life and
talents are God's gift to you, what
you do with them is your gift to
God". These give you an insight
into our emphasis on music.
All the music groups per-
formed during the Christmas sea-
spn. The two classes of recorders
played for the Senior Citizens and
for Bay St. Joseph Nursing Home..
Miss Katie Geoghagan played a
solo in the beginner group and
the advanced performers are
Rachel Geoghagan, Renee Vinson,
Jessica Tarpley and Rebekah
Peterson. On Tuesday afternoon
the Chorus performed a short
concert for the upper student
body. Amanda Haney, Lennon
Thiel and Mrs. Michelle Teat were
soloists. In addition to the chorus
Nicholas Blake played a violii,
and Jack Spencer gave a short
narration, 'The Shepherds Story",


nt'Is Tale
News Collmn
Faith Christian School
written by Amanda Haney. The
kindergarten and elementary
grades enjoyed the third grade
presentation of the Nativity with
the singing 'of traditional
Christmas carols.
Here are two articles from our
student newspaper.
Musical Notes
by Eroica Porter
Mrs. Michelle Teat is looking
forward to a great year with the
elementary school chorus, and
plans for them to be very busy
singing and learning many new
things.Miss Michelle plans for the
student to learn about the follow-
ing in her classes: theories, com-
posers, and instruments. Miss
Michelle plans to include some
fun things in her classes, like per-
formances in special events at
school.
Singing through School
by Jack Spencer
This year, Chorus has
acquired seventeen members to
help praise the Lord. We have
seven sopranos, four altos, and
six tenors. It's the largest chorus
class ever in the history of Faith
Christian School. With this many,
members, Mrs. Teat says, '"We'll
be learning to sing parts." It is
going to be a great year for
Chorus. We at Faith Christian
wish our readers a Blessed
Christmas as we celebrate the
birth of our Saviour.


Rained Out, But "The Show
Must Go On"
Not one.to be thwarted by a
little rain, the third grades did
have to cancel their Christmas
play on Monday night, December
18, but they presented it on Tues-
day night, December 19. Keep in
mind that this was after they had
been on a field trip to the Marian-
na Caverns that same day!
Santa's Village
Thanks to the efforts: of the
WES P.T.Q. and lots of volun-
teers, the WES Santa Village was
once again a huge success. The
sleigh alighted on the stage and
with it came presents galore. The
man himself was here on
Wednesday. to have his picture
made with the young and the
young at heart.
Merry Christmas
On behalf of the entire staff
and faculty at WES, Mr. Kelley,
would like to wish each and every
one of you the merriest of Christ-
mases. As our preacher, Brother.
John Kramer, said on Sunday,
"Instead of rushing out and buy-
ing one more gift for someone
who doesn't need it, find someone
who does." Christmas is for shar-
ing, aid the joy comes with the
giving. Merry Christmas to one
and all! This column will resume.
in January.


Middle

School

News..



By: Erica Alles
Last week, Kristin Abrams
and Billy Bellinger were 'he "Stu-
dents of the Week" for the sev-
enth grade. Congratulations to
both of you, and keep up the
grea t w o rld .... :,: ** .- .. . .
ThurSday.' I&eitr'1 4 the
girls basketball team played Wa,-
kulla. We are proud to say that
they defeated them with a score
of 42-23, bringing their record to
a total of three wins and no loss-
es. All of our players were able to
play in the game, and everyone
did a wonderful job
The middle school boys bas-
ketball team also competed in a
game on Thursday. They played
Wewahitchka and beat them by
30 points with a score of 47-17.
*Way to go, Sharks!
Our Christmas vacation is fl-
nally here All students at Port St.
Joe Middle School were dismissed
early on Tuesday and Wednesday
this week. School will resume on
Tuesday. January 9. 1996.
The seventh graders in Mrs.
Knox's classes have been busy,
writing poems this month. One of
her students, Karissa Thomas.
expressed our wishes to everyone,
from Port St. Joe Middle School
through her poem. Merry Christ-'
mas and happy holidays lI
Christmas, Time Is. Getting Near
Christmas time is getting near;
Everyone isfilled with cheer.
Every house lined with lights,
Christmas spirits becoming bright.
Parents shopping all day long
Won't let their children go along.
Children sitting on Santa's knee,
"Ho, ho, hol" he said with glee.
Yes, it is true, as you hear;
Christmas time is getting near.




HO.HO HOME
FOR THE
HOLIDAYS


Have a
magnificent
season with
friends
and family!


Port St. Joe High School P.O.P.S. Club members have been working diligently to make the lives
of five Gulf County children a little brighter. P.O.P.S. used some of its hard-earned, funds from daily
doughnutt sales to provide Christmas gifts for the children through the H.R.S. Wish Upon A Star
project. P.O,P.S. members shown are, (front row, from left) Robbi Funderburk, Michele Martin, Kar-
en Thomas, Shonna Armstrong: (back row) Misty Pate, Danielle Fox, Christy Wood, Rene Weeks,
Shana Hammock, Misty Wood, Sabrina Hanson, Anita Pechardscheck, Amanda Ross and Rebecca
Waggoner.


BULLDOG NEWS

ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL



Students Of The Week
Congratulations to our "Stu-
dents of the Week" ..... Morgan
Wood, Amanda Lott, Jessica
Mock, Justin Lyons, Latrice Lar-
ry, Patrick Fitzgerald and Rob
Dykes.
.Volunteer Spotlight
We would like to introduce
you to one of our wonderful vol-
unteers, Nancy Brockman. Nancy
volunteers for Ms. Minger and
Mrs. Dodson working with stu-
dents on reading skills.
She comes to us from West
Virginia where she worked in a
Montessori school. She has four
children, including Amelia, first
,grader in Ms. Minger's class. She
likes gardening and animals, es-
pecially horses. The things she
enjoys mos bout volunteering
are working with and getting- to-'
know the children. Also, becom-
ing involved in her daughter's
school and the community.
Thank you, Nancy, for mak-
ing a positive difference at Port
St. Joe Elementary School!
Christmas Music and Sing-a-long
Last Thursday our students
enjoyed listening to and singing
along with: Sherry Pederson.
Sherry was very entertaining with
her beautiful voice and talented
keyboard fingers. Thanks Sherry
for getting everyone into the
Christmas spirit
Hand Bell Choir
On Monday, December 18,
the Hand Bell Choir from First
Baptist Church presented Christ-
mas music to our students. The.
choir, under the direction of our
very own Sharon Watson, also in-
cluded DeEtta Smallwood and
Carol Faison. We have a very tal-'
ented faculty and staff. Thank
you First Baptist Church for the
ringing of the bells.
Enrichment Christmas Play
Our enrichment students,
under the direction of Denise Wil-
liams, presented a Christmas Pro-
gram to a packed auditorium on
Tuesday night. Everyone enjoyed
Mr. Meriwether's Mending Fix-it
Shop, written by Ann Comforter,
our music teacher. The program
also included Christmas skits,
the story of Christmas and sever-
al Christmas songs. The program
concluded with the singing of Fe-
liz Navidad. We look forward to
next year's program. Thank you,
Ms. Williams and'to all your en-
richment students.
Students Return
We know you will enjoy your
Christmas holidays. Students will
return to school on Tuesday, Jan-
uary 9.
Florida Prepaid College Program
Friday, January 12 is the
deadline to enroll in the Florida
Prepaid College Program. For
more information, call 1-800-
552-4723.
Parents Make The Difference
What's one simple thing you
can do to help your child do bet-
ter in school? ..... Read aloud
with your child often.
Grading Period Ends
The grading period for the
third six weeks ends on Wednes-
day, December 20. Report cards
will be sent home on Wednesday,
January 17.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
School will not be held on
Monday, January 15 in obser-
vance of Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Day.


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Display the Christmas Spirit
This year three classrooms at Port St. Joe Elementary School
displayed their true Christmas spirit. The classes of Cindy Phil-
lips, (third grade), DeEtta Smallwood, (fourth grade), and Sharon
Watson, (fifth grade), contributed money to buy toys for under-
privileged children in Gulf County. Together the three classes
collected over $400 and were able to purchase many nice gifts
for other children instead of exchanging presents among them-
selves.




a r by: Kristi Lawrence
", .. ; ;


Congratulations to the
varsity boys basketball team
for their 69-53 victory over
Gainesville Eastside and
their 70-62 victory over
Gainesville P. K. Yonge, this
past weekend. Way to go,


guys
The 5th Annual
County Classic
will be held De-
cember 27-29 in
"The Dome". Come
out and support
your Sharksl


Gulf


Attention jun-
iors and seniors:
The deadline for
the January 27th
administration of
the SAT to be giv-
en at PSJHS will be Decem-
ber 21. Also, the deadline for
the February 3. ACT at Bay
High will be January 5.
Don't forget these important
dates.
The 1996 Junior Miss Pa-
geant will be held January


13, 1996 at 7:00 p.m. in
the PSJ Elementary School
Auditorium. Admission will
be $3.00 for adults and
$1.00 for children, under
twelve. You may purchase
your tickets from any of the
contestants.
Congratulations to Lau-
ra Thompson for
being selected as
this year's nomi-.
nee for the Na-
tional Council of
Teachers of Eng-
lish Achievement
Award in Writing.
Way to go. Laura,
you -make us
proudly

The Port St. Joe High
School Christmas Holidays
are December 21 through
January 9. I hopeeveryone
has a very Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year.
Have a great holiday-See
you in '96!


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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, DEC. 21. 1995 PAGE 11


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1985 F150 4x4. recent engine. Call
647-3248. Itc 12/21
'93 Toyota Tercel, take over pay-
ments, standard trans.. 2 dr., 26,000
miles, great condition. Call 229-6712
after 5:30 p.m. Itp 12/21
1988 Ford 250 Supercab pickup. Au-
tomatic, cruise. a/c. power windows,
am/fm cassette, towing package w/
elec. brakes. Factory bought engine
has less than 25,000 miles. Price
$7,000. For more. info call 904-670-
8763. Itp 12/21
1996 Dodge Trucks, club cabs, die-
sels, V-10, 4x4's, immediate delivery.
Contact Wayne Smith, 1-800-436-
3439. 2te 12/14
'96 Jeep Cherokees. Contact Wayne
Smith, 1-800-436-3439. 2tc 12/14
1996 Dodge Dakota, $100 over dealer
invoice. Contact Wayne Smith, 1-800-
436-3439. 2te 12/14
'94 Geo Metro 5 speed, air cond.,
black, take over payments, $6,000.
72 Super Beetle white, new brakes,
new suspension, runs great, $3,000.
227-6747 or 229-8846. 2tc 12/14
1978 Chevette, 2-dr., good work vehi-
cle, $500 as Is. Call 647-5238 or 648-
8991. 4 tires excel. rubber, $20 each
or set for $70, 12-ply P245/75P-16.
2te 12/14


1978 Scott Craft with 115 Evinrude,
$1,300. Call 647-3308. itc 12/21
11'6" plywood boat with cypress bow
& stem, running lights, elec. bilge
pump; brand new 15 hp Mariner w/
20 horse carburetor; 38 mph on wa-
ter. $2,000. 827-2746. 2tc 12/14


Port St Joe Lodge No. 1
;*.':Kg. Stated Commuicatlon -
Ist and 3rd Thursday of each
month. 8:00 p.m.. Masonic:Hall,
214 Reid Ave.
Marlen Taylor, W.M.
"i Bill Jordon, Sec....


* Residenial
. Commercial


SCustom Wood
* Industrial


A 8 R Mechanical
feeus/tpFead/


Albert Fleischmann
EIN #593115646


FREE Estimates
19041 647-4041


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


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

Phone 227-1782
Cuts, Color, Frosting, Perms

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


2 bedroom mobile home, furnished,
St. Joe Beach, $375 plus utilities.
Call 647-3461 or 648-5328.
tfc 12/21
2 bdrm., I ba. furnished house.
Washer/dryer, 5 miles from beaches.
$450 mo. plus deposit 648-8751.
2tp 12/14
2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home, fend-
ed lot, washer & dryer furnished. Nice
and clean, $275 month, $200 deposit.
2050 Trout St., Highland View. 647-
3264. tfc 12/14
2 bedroom trailer, no pets. Trash and
water, furnished. Call 647-5106.
tfc 11/30
2 bedroom, 1 bath house, air condi-
tioned, one year lease. Call 648-4021.
tfc 11/30
A nice, clean unfurnished two bdrm.,
1 ba. trailer, located on St. Joe Beach.
Call 647-5361. No pets. tfc 12/7


BAYOU STORAGE, units for rent!
High and Dry after Opal. Located on
Hwy. C-30 next to Todd Land Dqvel-
opment. Call 229-8397 or 227-2191.
tfc 12/7

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 12/7
The Phantry Hotel, Rooms Privdte
baths. Daily or weekly rates. 302 Reid
Ave. Port St. Joe, 229-9000. tfc 12/7
Warehouses, small and large, some
with office, suitable for small busi-
ness, 29-6200, tfc 12/7
No need for wet carpets. Dry clean
them with HOST. Use rooms right
away. Rent machine. St. Joe Furni-
ture, 227-1251. tfc 12/7


S-" -AVO -- -

Catherine L. Collier
'Indenpendent Sales Representative
211 Alen Memoral Way Port St. Joe
(904) 229-6460


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


TLC LAWN SERVICE
"Catering to All Your Lawn Service Needs"
MOWING, EDGING, TRIMMING, SPRAYING,
FERTILIZING, WEEDING, CLEAN OUTS,
SPRINKLER REPAIR, AND LANDSCAPING
Free Estimates
Call 229-6435 t c4/6


COSTING' S
Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
S224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
(904) 229-8581

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


LOANS D 8 I PAWN SHOP
"The Uttle House with the Big Deals"
Comer 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
Donnie Matthews 648-3018


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

LIC# RF0051042
FREE ESTIMATES RG 0051008
ER 0011618

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


Liberty Manor Apts.. 800 Tapper
Dr., Port St. Joe. Affordable hous-
ing.for the elderly and the handi-
capped.
Cen. h &a. laundry facilities, energy
efficient const.. handicapped equip-
ped apts.. available. Stove & refrig.
furn. fully carpeted. I bdrm.. apts..
on-site manager.
Equal Opportunity Rousing Com-
plex. Rent is based on income.
This complex Is funded by the Farm-
eis Home Administration and man-
aged by Advisors Realty,
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
tfc 12/7
PINE RIDGE APTS., (904) 227-7451.
Rents starting at $245.00 per mo. Af-
fordable Living for low to middle in-
come families. Featuring 1, 2 & 3
bedroom apts. with cen. h&a, energy
saving appliances, patios & outside
storage. For hearing impaired call
(904) 472-3952. Equal Housing Op-
portunity. tfe 12/7


UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & re-
frig., cen. h&a, screen porch, car-
port & laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove
& refrg., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm. ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
pets.
FURNISHED
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
Arvr hooku_,, _.


Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.





Yard Sale and Condrete Pelic
St. Joe Beach, Bay St. and I
near Beach Lumber. Rain o
647-8926, Edna Butler.


Experienced babysitter has open-
ings for birth four yearA did Moriday'"
- Friday, 227-1154 after 3 p.m.









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


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


Steve Brant's Roofing
Licensed & Insured
Lic. #RC0050321
Port St. Joe Call 229-6326
9tpp/30 ,


STUMP GRINDING
Average Stump $10.00
1-800-628-8733
A-1 Tree Service & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises, Inc..
tfc4/6


MOWING RAKING WEEDING
EDGING TRIMMING
LANDSCAPING LICENSED
C.J,'s tow#

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

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


I 706 Ist St. St. Joe I
I 227-2112 I
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Gulf Co. Assoc. for Retarded Citizens,
Inc. in Port St. Joe, FL, is accepting
applications for the position of SEC-
RETARY/RECEPTIONIST. The posi-
tion involves performing clerical, fis-
cal, and receptionist duties for
various departments. Work hours
from 7:45 A.M. to 4:15 P.M. Monday
thru Friday. Qualifications are H.S.
diploma, one year full time experi-
ence, or course work in clerical skills.
valid Florida Class D license, and
strong organizing skills; being able to
work independently. Submit three let-
ters of references with application.
Additional information may, be ob-
tained from the office at 200 Peters
Street, (P. 0. Box 296) Port St. Joe,
FL. or call 229-6327. Itc 12/21
Immediate openings for Medicaid and
Commercial Insurance billing and
posting clerks, for Hospital, Rural
Health Clinic. and Home Health agen-
cy. Salary commensurate with experi-
ence. Contact Faith Van Wert (904)
227-1122. ,.. 2tp 12/14
LOOKING for mature individual to as-
sist Regional Vice President of Primer-
lea 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. tfe 12/7
CNA's needed at Bay SL Geroge Care'
Center in Eastpoint. Please pick up
an application in the Business Offie.
2tc 12/21
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Drivers start with top pay
tfe 12/7 for solo & teams, add pay for
exp., 3 raises In 1st yr., excel-.
lent benefits, bonuses, profit
sharing, dir. deposit, assigned
equip you take home and if
an Sale, you're ,a grad or 22 w/lyr.i
Hwy. 98. OTR/CDL'A'..You got itI 1-
r shine. 800-633-0550, ext. 1-53.
itp 12/2i


_. ,Caring for Gqd's Creanon ..
GeUesis Lawn Service
Fm stift Istt l*eest P Depetealde
DAVID "SMILEY McCROAN
227-7406


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









St e Difc 11/2

5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASKABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St.. Joe Rent-All
First St 227-2112
W5D.0 I0x10 10x201
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASKABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
St.'Joe Rent-All
First St.. 227-2112


BOB'S PAINT&
BODY SHOP
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks
Body & Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
tfc4/6



BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN

Mower & Saw Repair

SNew & Used Sales
& Service
Buy & Sell Used
Lawn & Farm Equipment
Lawn
Maintenance


229-2727
328 Reid Ave.


Lawnmower, only used twice, $75.
Call 227-1280. Itp 12/21
COMPUTERS for sale. new, assort-
ed, P-90'x, 486'x. Color printers, lap
tops, notebooks, mice, keyboards.
portable CD roms, P90 motherboards,
external batteries. WHOLESALE
PRICESI 229-9282. Itc 12/2 1
Mobile home. 14'x64', 2 bdrm.. I ba.
to be moved, nice cond., $9,500. 648-
5432. Itc 12/21
Ladies' Western Flyer bike, 229-8649.
Itp 12/21
White French provincial; dresser &
chest, $300; new green & white
striped loveseat $250, ivy floor lamp
$50, sofa table, cherry finish, Queen
Anne legs, $120. Fisher 5CD stereo
sound ,system, tower speakers, $750.
pastel oval wool rug, $200; 13" color
TV $45; sim. accent table $35; hand
painted pedestal stand, $45. Call
227-3159. Ite 12/21

Firewood, Iwb pickup truck load, $50.
Call 229-9070 after 5:00 or leave
message. 4tp 12/21.
New Lelsure-Matic bed with message
unit, rolling casters, withI head and ,
foot adjustment Not a hospital bed.
Cost new $1,300, sell for $600. More
info call 229-6858 anytime. 2tp ,12/21
Alvarez acoustic guitar with case, like
new, $200. Call 647-5102. 2tc 12/14
Aluminum awnings for, windows.
Make offer. Also queen size waterbed
with lighted headboard, heater and
rails, in like new condition, $150. Call
227-3412 or 229-634, both after 5:00.
Name brand handbags at affordable,
prices, 229-8814. 3tc 12/7

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


Wewa Serenity Group. Presbyterian
Church. Hwy. 71, Al Anon meets
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday
and Thursday at 7:00.


Camper shell for Dodge Dakota. excel-
lent condition, $100. 229-8578 after
5:00 p.m. :
CAST NETS, taking orders for Christ-
mas. Evenings. 229-6604. tfc.12/7
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 12/7
Western Auto Special. Computer spin
balance 4 tires and tire rotation.
$19.95. 227-1105. tfc 12/7
Mushroom Compost, $15 yard, any-
time, 648-5165. ; tfc 12/7
Port St. Joe Western Auto now hon-
oring entire Panama City Western
Auto company store advertised sale
prices. 227-110 219 Reid Ae.
tfc 12/7

BAHAMA CRUISEI 5 days/4 nights.
Underbookedl Must. sell!: '$279/
couple. Limited tickets. 1-800-935-
9999 ext. 2269, Mon.-Sat. 9 am -'10
pm. 4tp 12/21





AKC miniature Schnauzer, 2 females.
2 males, $250 each. Taking deposits.
ready to go in January, 647-5102.
2tc 12/14
DOG GROOMING PLUS. 227-3611.
Professional grooming, special dis-
counts for weekly bathing. dipping
available. Boarding for dogs & cats.
tfe 12/7
Book Now for the Holdaysl PET &
PROPERTY TENDERS. In your home
pet sitting by Joey and Marie Roma-
neWl. 229-1065. tfc 12/7


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


CUSTOM FISHING RODS

EXPERT ROD REPAIR
.- Assorted Tackle
Ali Work Guaranteed
229-1063 Walt 2381 Oak Grove Rd. Oak Grove



NE2CMicrosystems.'

Computer Sales & Software Network Services
Custom Software Consulting System Integration
Full Service Vendor On-Site Service
Our motto is "Service First"
(904) 647-6339 or 227-6590


Licensed Dealer


fc 12/21


GULF COAST

f^ =AWN SPRINKLERS
Nelson, Rainbird and Toro
INSTALLATION and REPAIR
Free Estimates and Design
Allen Norris 229-8786 Pump Repair


Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

FRANK J. SEIFERT
SAccounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 410 Long Ave.
Office (904) 229-9292 P. O. Box 602
Home (904) 227-3230 to 6/ Port St. Joe, FL 32456



Williamson's
Well Drilling & Pump Service
St. Lic. #3075
WATER FILTERS
CONDITIONERS
PURIFICATION SYSTEM

Croska Wllliamson P. O. Box 1173
639-2548 c 12/7 Wewahitchka, FL 32465






Let us do the caring while you're away .
CARE IN YOUR HOME, SERVICE LOW AS $8.00 A DAY
Serving Port St. Joe and the Surrounding Areas
Call Joey and Marie Romanelli
(904) 229-1065 te 12/14


RATES: .. ..
Une ads: $3.50 for first 20 words,.
5e for each additional word.
$2.00 for each consecutive
week with no changes. Call
227-1278 to place yours.r
DEADLINE:


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 21, 1995


PBCOC


FOUND: Set of keys. May claim by
,identifying: Call 229-8216, M-F, 8-5.




Howard Creek: Murphy Rd., 3 bdrm.,
2 ba. 1,850 sq. ft., cen. h&a, fans,
carpet, fireplace, porches, double car-
port, vinyl & stone siding, plenty stor-
age. -Come see, make offer. 827-1725
or 827-6855, 4tp 12/14
Sale. or Lease: Cape San Bias, 2
bdrm., 2 ba. house, steel roof on 1/2
acre lot Joining St. Joe State Park
property on bay side, $63,000 or
$575 month with lease. Call 229-
2740 or 227-2046; tfc 12/14
Beacon Hill Lot, with Gulf Front-
age, 122' hwy., 130' deep. $99,500.
648-4648. tfc 12/14


Lot at St Joe Beach, high dry-
cleared, city water, $15,000. Located
at 324 Bay St. 227-1370. 2tp 12/14
Building, the American Legion Build-
ing located at Third St. and Williams
Ave, Port St Joe, 2700 sq. ft.,
$75,000. 647-8066 or 648-8669.
tfc 12/14
Gulf view lot, Mexico Beach,
$32,500.00. 648-4648. tfc 12/14
Estate Sale: Gulf view house in Gulf
Aire Subd., 302 Beacon Rd., 1625
sq. ft. 3 bdrm., 2 ba., enclosed 2 car
garage, $139,900. Contact. Nolan Tre-
glown, Personal Representaive. (904)
647-8997. tfc 12/7
For Sale by Owner: 2-bdrm., 1 ba.
cen. air, new stove & refrig., corer
lot 1034 McClellan Ave. 648-4021,
fenced back yard and separate gar-
age. tfc 12/7


2.73 acres for sale at Sunshine
Farms, comer lot, $15,000 negotia-
ble. 827-2379. tfc 11/9

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

For sale by owner: two story new
home, 2048 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1.2
bath, master bdrm., 22'x16' with gar-
den tub, sunken den w/flreplace and
home theatre system with surround
sound. Front and rear porch, 12'xl6'
until. shed. By appt. only. 101 Yaupon,
229-641-1. pd. thru 12/95
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 12/7


For Sale by Owner: 1990 Fleetwood
24'x56' vinyl sided mobile home, 3
bdrm., 2 ba. Ig. living rm, fireplace,
walk-in closets & pantry. appl. in-
cluded, cen, h&a, located on 79'x239'
high & dry lot w/2' sheds & 2 wells at
109 W. Rogers St. $35,000. Call 227-
2012. ltp,12/21:

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. tfc 12/7


SEASHORES HOUSE FOR
SALE, nice stucco 3 bdrm., 2
ba.; Lanai w/heated pool; gar-
age & storage bldg. $110,000.
206 Narvaez St
647-3281
Stfe 12/7


Half acre lots for sale, Hwy. 386,
Overstreet, Creekview Subd., $500
down. $96.48 per month, 120
months. Call and leave message. 229-
6031. tfc 12/7
1/2 acre lot with septic tank, $9,500.
Overstreet Road. Owner financing,
227-2020, ask for Billy. tfc 12/7'
LOTS FOR SALE-On Cemetery Road,
1 mile off Overstreet Road, 9 miles
south of Wewa. Owner financing. Call
229-6961. tfc 12/7


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

NEW LISTING:

MEXICO BEACH WATERVIEW toWnhome. 2
bedroom, 11/2 baths, Hwy. 98 and 28th St.,
furnished, no storm water damage. $70,000.



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NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDB
BID NO. 9596-12
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation interested in
purchasing from the County the following
described personal property:
28 Lamp Post Type Uighti
Specifications can be obtained from the Gulf
County Planning/Building Department, Room
147; 1000 5th Street, Port St. Joe FL 32456 (904)
229-8994.
Please Indicate on the envelope that this is a
SEALED BID. the BID NUMBER. and what the Bid,
.Is for.
Bids will be received until 5 o'clock. P.M., E.ST..
January 9, 1996, at the Office of the Clerk of the
SCircuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
fte et. Port St Joe, Florida 32456.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Billy E. Traylor. Chairman
Isl Benny C. Lister. Clerk of Courts
S2tc, December 21 and 28; 1995;
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER
FICTITIOUS NAME
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to.
'Chapter 865.09 Florida Statutes, the undersigned
Intends to register with the Division of Corpora-
tions, Department of State the fictitious trade
name under which it will be engaged In business
and in which said business is'to be carried on, to-
wit:
NAMETO BE REGISTERED. Rhythm Line.
-MAILING ADDRESS 390 S. Tyndall Parkway.
Suite "291. Panama City. Florida 3240-6724.
OWNERIS: Charles Butler.
'ltp, December 21 1995.

NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
AMENDED BID NO. 9596-10
The Board of Couty Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation interested in,
providing to the County the following
Finanoing for a 1996 Ford'F1I (Gulf
County Building Department)
Amount to be financed $8,700.00 2
annuailpayments beginning January
15,1997
Delivery date must be specified.
Liquidated damages for failure to deliver unit on
specified date will be set at $25.00 per day.,
Please indicate on the envelope that this Is a
SEALED BID, the BID NUMBER, and what the
BID Is for.
Bids will be received until 5:00 o'clock p.m..
E.S.T., January 9. 1996, at the Office of the Clerk
or Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse. 1000
Rlfth Stree. Ponrt SL Joe, Florida 32456.
The board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids.
'BOARD OF COUNTr COMMISSIONERS, GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/ Billy E. Traylor. Chairman
2tc, December 21 and 28, 1995









Wanted: Live-in companion for elderly
lady, no smoking preferred. Call after
5 p.m.. 227-1363 for Joyce.
2tc 12/14


NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S BALE
NOTYRE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant
to a Writ of Execution Issued in the COUNTY
Court of GULF County, Florida, on the 13th day of
SEPTEMBER, 1995 'in the cause wherein
,WEWAHrrCHKA STATE BANK was plantiff and
LOIS RENE KELSOE, was defendant, being
case'#95-89 in said Court.
S I, FRANK MCKErrHEN, as Sheriff of GULF
County, Florida, have levied upon the right, title
and interest of the defendant LOIS RENE KELSOE,
in and to the following described property, to wit:
SOne (1) 1986 Nissan 300ZX
ID JN1CZ1485GX104072
and on the 16th day of JANUARY, 1996, at the
NORTH FRONT DOOR of the GULF County
Courthouse, in the City of PORT ST. JOE GULF
County, Florida at the hour of 11:00 A.M., or as
soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale all
of the said LOIS RENE KELSOE, right, title and
interest in aforesaid property as public outcry and
will sell the SAME, subject to all prior liens,
encumbrances and judgements, If any, to the
highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH, the
proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the
payment of costs and satisfaction of the above
described execution.
/s/Frank McKelthen. Sheriff of Gulf County, Florida
4tc, December 14, 21, 28, 1995 & January 4, 1996.
FOR SALE
The' City of Mexico Beach has for sale a 1970
Cushman Scootei as is. Minimum Bid: $75, and a
1980 Dodge Panel Van, 4 x 2, 6 Cyl. as is.
Minimum Bid: $250. Sealed bids will be accepted
at the City Hall on 14th Street, Mexico Beach, FL
until Friday, December 29, 1995 at 4:00 PM.
Itc, December 21, 1995.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9596-13
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person, company, or corporation interested in
performing the following services for Gulf County
Construction of one emergency berm on the
coastal area of Gulf County.
Complete plans and specficatons of the work to
be performed are 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, Inc. between the hours of 8:00 AM
and 5:00 PM ET Monday-Friday (Excluding
holidays).
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 o'clock, P.M., Eastern
Time, December 29, 1995, at the Office ofthe-
Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456. The Board reserves the right to
reject any and all bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Billy E. T'aylor; Chairman
2tc, December 21 and 28; 1995.


From All The Folks At
Rivers & Lakes Realty!
Feature Of The Week
"Home For The Holidays Waiting For You!"
JUST LISTED! 3BR, 2ba ranch style house-central electric-only 3 1/2
years oldlsitting on 3 acres at Stone Mill Creek-perfect for the family
that wants room to roaml Priced to sell fast....$64,500.

LOOKING FOR THE BIG HOUSE? 3BR, 2ba home with 3519 SF under roof, 2731 SF heal/
cool area. Central electric elegant home w/enclosed garage, hardwood floors. life. very large
master BR, and morel....$106,000.
RUSTIC AND SECLUDEDI 2,663 SF log home on almost 12 acres-waterfront on Dead
Lakes. Huge great room with fireplace, master bath has jacuzzi, steam shower. 3 car gar-
age. Game room overlooking-lake. Fish pond with dock, as well as wooden decks and
ramps on Dead Lakes. $105,000.
1994 Fleetwood modular home with 2165 SF heat/cool- so many features! 3 larger than usu-
al bedrooms-2 baths with skylights marble window sills, white oak cabinets in kitchen, big
wooden deck, 26x28 shop/shed. A pretty acre on Ridge Rd at Quail Run, just oil Dalkeith
Hwy. $82,500.
NEAR EVERYTHING! Well located 3Br, 2ba home in Wewa near Courthouse, park, stores,
churches! 1644 SF older home with central electric on big city lot. Hardwood floors, carport,
patio, workshop. Priced rightl..$68,500.
QUIET RESIDENTIALI 3BR, 2ba brick home near schools, in Wewa. Split BR plan, 1424 SF
with new washer and dryer included. Central electric oi city water, outdoor BBQ pit, many
outstanding features. Immaculate! $58,000.
GOT TO SELL FASTI 2BR, 2ba on Hwy. 381, Dalkeith area. Block home with huge
yard,more than an acre to enjoy! Chain link fence. All rooms are bigger than usual. Hard-
wood floors give this house that extra touch! Dishwasher, satellite system stay. See this one
todayl...$55,000.
DEAD LAKES WATERFRONT! 150' on Dead Lakes concrete retaining wall, 70' concrete
pier, BBQ pit, large shop. Custom built 2BR, 1 ba block home with 1924SF total, 1378 SF
heat/cool. Parquet walls, pickled oak cabinets, crown molding, french doors, garage, MORE!
Must see inside to really appreciate-the perfect home or weekend retreat! $48,000.
COZY HOME IN TOWNI 3BR 1 1/2 ba home in Wewa on 2nd St., 1400 SF heat/cool. block
home.with large 36x10 screen porch on back overlooking big back yard full of fruit trees,
peach, plum, lemon, pear, kumquat, even a garden full of greens! wood burning stove by
Fisher with 2 yr supply of firewood already stacked! You will really appreciate the nice neigh-
borhood. $45,00., .
NEEDiA NICE HOUSE IN PANAMA CITY? Older 3 BR 1 ba frame house on Everitt Ave.,
well kept, with.huge lot. Chain link fence. This house is in immaculate condition! Just right for -
the first time buyer.$45,000.
RETREAT TO CYPRESS CREEK N. of Wewa. cozy house filled with sunshine waiting for
you! Big sunny Florida room full of windows-watch the hummingbirds and butterflies play!
Paved street lblk..from Oak Grove-Fish Camp at Cypress Creek-9 miles N. of Wewa. See to
appreciate! $42,500.
NEED TO SELL QUICK! RELOCATING Wewa-on Hysmith Rd., 5 miles S. of Wewa, 3BR,
2ba Harbor Sprg. DBLW, with 1624 SF living space. Sits on 1/2 acre in a country setting..
'Central electric-only 2 yrs. old! Has 28' deck with railing. Dishwasher, Island Kitchen, MORE!
REDUCED TO SELL! $42,000.
STONE MILL CREEK, Wewa. 1994 total electr. 14'x70' Fleetwood MH, 3BR, 2 ba. with all
the extras. Special order carpet, ceiling fans, washer, dryer, fireplace, all energy-saving fea-
tures! Sits on a 3 beautiful 'acres on the Creekbank-fish, swim, wade under the tree
shade.....$42,000.
LANDS LANDING. See the river from your front yard-just a block from the Chipola River
Landing, but this property is HIGH AND DRYI 2Br Iba frame home-small, but perfect for the
weekend retreat or for a couple. $37,500.
OLD TRANSFER RD-LAND LANDING AREAI Very neat 2 BR, 1 1/2 ba. frame home perfect
for the vacation/fishing cabin! 720 SF heat/cool area, chain link fence with plenty of yard to
park the boat! Immaculatel,$22,000.
APALACHICOLA RIVER-2 ACRES! On the banks of the river-the perfect place to get-a-way
from it all! South of Bristol near the Slip-n-Slide Store in the area known as "Stiff-n-Ugly" (Es-
tiffamulga on the map!) $44,000.
ACREAGE at East Callaway Heights, 6 miles east of Callaway off Hwy. 22-3.75 acres ready
to move onto Stocked fish pond, deep well, septic, cement foundation for DBLW, land-
scaped with magnolia, etc. $39,500.
RED BULL ISLAND, Wewa. 2BR 2ba MH on 1 acre-fully furnished with garden equip, includ-
ed in sale. $37,500.
OTHER MOBILE HOMES AT OR NEAR THE RIVER-Call office for rAore listings! SEE
HOUSE ON THE BANKS OF THE CHIPOLA RIVER ON BYRD PARKER DR. $32,000.
25 ACRES IN NORTH BAY CO-only $24,0001
WHISPERING PINES SUBDIV.-Wewa. Beautiful acre with restrictions. $15,000.
CITY OF WEWA-2 building lots'ready to move onto-city hookups-MH Okay. $11,000.
CITY LOT IN WEWA WITH travel trailer. Quiet street. City hookups. $9500.
STONE MILL CREEK-an acre at the comer of Creekview & Griffin. $7500.







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"Specializing in Property, Riverfront Homes & Lakeside Cabins
on the Beautiful Apalachicola & Chipola Rivers and Famous Dead
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