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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: July 17, 1997
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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THE


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would be located adjacent to the George G. The area is the o


Gulf County's Newe

Board Makes Formal Request For Old Highwc
Overwhelming Support to Establish Economic


Gulf Couinty Commissioners
tackled several items of business
during .a special meeting held
Tuesday afternoon.
Commissioners passed a res-
olution asking the Florida
Department of Transportation for
the 50 foot right-of-way old
Highway 98, located under the
east side of. George G. Tapper
Bridge, while holding a letter from
FDOT stating they could have the
surplus right-of-way once the res-
olution is approved.
The board has been trying to
acquire the property for -quite
some. time-to put a park and boat .
landing upon.
Commissioner i.nox and


Chief Administrator Don Butler
met with several FDOT represen-
tatives and State Representative
Jamey Westbrook Thursday (July
10) at the site and.discussed the
county's desires and plans with
the property.
The 50 foot right-of-way
stretches from Angel Fish Street
to the Highland View Canal.
Future plans call for a double
wide public boat ramp, restroom
facilities, recreational vehicle
hook-ups and fishing pier to be
built in the property when funds
are available. .
Economic Development
.. Committee
Commissioner Tommy Knox


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Creation of Skate Park Is



Broached At City Meeting

Optimist Club Pushes Idea With Offer of Insurance Coverage To
Be Provided Under Club's Blanket Policy; Further Study Ordered


Several members of the newly
formed Port St. Joe Optimist Club
attended Tuesday evening's city
commission meeting to discuss
, one of the club's major projects,
building a 'combination skate-
board, rdllerblade and skating
rink park/in the city.
The jdea is not a new one.
City commissioners have been
approached several times in the
past and have even offered their
help, butt acquiring liability insur-
ance to protect the city and cOver
skaters, has thrown up a barri-
pacde tonall ideas. "


t the location shown above, Club members told the board
ld Highway 98 road bed, they have insurance to cover the
skate 'park through the Optimist
t 1 l Club Corporation and are ready to,
a r- Q Ibegin/plans to.build the facility.
st Bill Laine. club member, said
the Club has a one million dollar
ay 98 Roadbed; Give Per person/per occurrence nsur-
S0 U, ,o anc policy that would supply
Development Board coverage for a skate park.
S"Optimist' Clubs currently
drew the overwhelming support of have two such parks in operation
the board with his recommenda- in the state, so if insurance is the
tion to establish a Gulf County, only problem, then the Optimists
Economic Development Commit- can cover the park with their
tee. insurance Laine said.
Knox recommended 'the When Mayor Johnny Lintohi
board, made up of county offi- asked what it would take to put
cials, industry leaders, business the project together, City Attorney
people and the general public, be Billy Joe Rish explained the city
set up to devise a plan for eco- would need a certificate of insur-
nomic development in the county. ance and then would have to lease
"We need to try to sell Gulf parcel of property to the club to
County," Knox said, saying it was construct the park on.
time for steps of action to be During discussion Mayor
taken. Linton suggested looking at' the
Chairman Peters said he old tennis court site on 16th .
would-,set a board workshop to ,. ,Street as a possible location for
the park.
S(See PARK on Page 3) Commissioners Charles
S. . ... .......... A. A A A -A _AA A--AA


Tharpe and Charlie Norton aired
their concern on the effect the
park would have on residents who
live in the area. Commissioner
Damon McNair suggested that a
survey of the neighborhood be
conducted before, any site is
approved by the board.
Allen Norris said he felt the
park would be far quieter than the
little league ball parks and should
not have any impact on residents
living near the site.
Commissioner Norton also
issued some concerns about
supervision of the skaters and
how problems would be
addressed.
Laine said the Optimists
would supervise the park's opera-
tion and establish policies, rules,
regulations and discipline proce-
dures.
Mayor Linton suggested the
group get with Parks and
Recreation Director Benny
Roberts and look at land require-
ments and verify insurance to the
city.
The Optimist Club has
1i,000 i.i contributions to begin
construction of the park if a site.
can be agreed upon and a lease
agreement worked out with the
city.
The board will further discuss
the project at their next meeting.
Dog Ordinance
Commissioners decided to
advertise for public hearings for
changes to the city's existing ordi-
nance pertaining to dogs running
Targe.majo changes to the
The major changes to the


ordinance make offenses a civil
penalty rather than a misde-
meanor. It establishes fines of $25
for a first offense, $50 for the sec-
ond offense within six months
and $100 for a third offense with-
in one year. The first public hear-
ing on the ordinance will be held
during the board's regular meet-
ing August 5th.
Research is also being done
by Attorney Rish to draw up a
vicious dog ordinance for the
commission to consider. The
action was prompted by a recent
incident (within the city when an
English bulldog crawled under his
(See SKATE PARK on Page 6)


Wewahitchka
Man Killed Wed.
On Wednesday, July 9, Joluin
Lester McQualg was tragically
killed 'in a traffic accident.
McQuaig, 91, of Wewahitchka,
was killed on Highway 71 In We-
wahitchka, while attempting "to
walk across Highway 71 at East
Orange Avenue when he was
struck by a vehicle driven by Al-
bert Joe Hasty, 60, also of Wewa-
hitchka. The impact of the crash
threw McQuaig to the curb of
Highway 71
McQualg was taken to Bay
Medical Center and died later
from injuries he sustained. Nei-
ther Hasty nor his passenger,
Barbara Hasty, sustained any in-
juries.
Charges are pending -further
Investigation according to -the
Florida Highway Patrol report.


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125 New Jobs?

..A Possibility With Development of Air Park Attracting
"Slender You" Exercise Equipment Manufacturing Firm


As many as 125 new jobs for
Gulf County, within two years,
are a real possibility. That is, if
the state grant.funds clear all of
the hurdles for construction of
Gulf County Light Air Park at
Costin Airport near Jones
Homestead and subsequent
expansion arid relocation of the
Slender You exercise equipment
manufacturing plant.
Bridget Merrill (Enterprise
Florida) visited the airport site
Thursday morning to discuss
Gulf County's $1.373 million
Office of Tourism Trade and
Economic Development grant
application.




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iCemetery

Recently, the City of
Wewahitchka purchased
property for a new ceme-
tery to add to the historic
Jehu Cemetery which has
served the needs of the
city for years. Jehu finally
ran out of room.
The new burial ground
has been given the name
of."Buckhorn Cemetery."
Located near what is
known as the Buckhorn
community, the property
was name at this week's
meeting session.
The commission is in
the process of having the
cemetery platted and ar-
riving at prices for the var-
ious lots.
The new cemetery
should serve the city's
needs for several years.


During her meeting with Air
Park Committee members, Mrs.
Merrill pointed out that one of the
major factors to be considered by
the grant processing committee
would be the number of jobs cre-
ated through granting the funds.
Bob Clark. president of
Slender You International. Inc.,
(as previously reported in The
Star) has given the Gulf County
Board of Commissioners a letter
of commitment to build the exer-
cise equipment facility as well as
a small aircraft restoration busi-
ness at the air park site. In that
letter, he states the two compa-,
nies would initially generate
approximately 15 new jobs with
growth potential to over 50
employees.


Monday. July 14th Slender
you sent out a revised letter
updating their current goals and
employment projection for the
company. Copies were sent to
Enterprise Florida, Gulf County
Commission Chairman Nathan
Peters, Jr., and Leonard Costin,
president of Costin Aviation, Inc.
The new letter states that Mr.
Clark plans to take a more
aggressive stance in developing
and marketing "Slender You"
exercise equipment He cited the
company's history of growth in
the mid 1980's from less than one
million dollars pei year in sales to
12 million per y ar with a corre-
sponding growth in employment
from less than dozen to 125 in


Leonard Costin, Bill Koran, Joel Strait, Dennis Weaver
and Joe Danford look over grant proposal language with
Bridget Merrill of Enterprise Florida.


An architectural drawing shows the proposed work to the airport complex.


two years.
"It's not unreasonable to
expect that a similar increase in
sales and employment will occur
in less than two years," the letter
states, referring to the company's
growth potential at the Gulf
County Air Park location. ,
Mrs. Merrill (Enterprise
Florida) stated the updated
employment projection would
help make the grant application
more justifiable to the state. She
said guidelines call for one job to
be created per $5,000 to $7,500
... of grant funds ,approved by the
3auIN agency.,
"Circumstances may warrant
_' the issuance of a. waiver," Merrill
^ said, explaining that economic
factors within the county, the
establishment of an airport in a
rural community, and the fact it
would serve as a catalyst for other
business development, would be
positive factors.
Further expressing her opin-
ion on the grant's chances for
approval, Merrill said she felt the
Office of Tourism Trade and
Economic Development would


give favorable consideration to the
request. She said the county
should receive word next month
(August) on the grant request.
If funds are approved to the
county, ownership of the property
would be handed over to the
county from property owner
Leonard Costin. The parcel
includes a 200' x 5,000' air strip
as well as a 66 by 5,000' access
road paralleling the property.
Plans call for paving and
lighting the existing runway and
installing drainage using the
grant funds.
Several letters in support of
the project have already been
received including letters from
State Representative Jamey
Westbrook and Congressman
Allen Boyd.
The long term goal of the Air
Park Committee is to apply for
further funds to 'expand the pro-
ject to a total of 312 acres and
provide a full service airport facil-
ity. The site being considered is
south of the existing runway and
will focus growth away from Cape
Plantation (a residential area).


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THE STAR

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1997


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On Target!
OUR REPRESENTATIVE IN THE state legislature, Jamey
Westbrook, of Bascom, made a wise observation last week while
he was attempting to get a court test of the boundaries which
the Florida Marine Patrol must abide by while enforcing the net
ban law. Rep. Westbrook said, "I'm afraid the constitutional
amendment prohibiting net fishing will kill the industry."
A likely observation.
Of course, the FMP needs to know its boundaries. If it is not
officially told what the parameters of its enforcement of the law
are, nobody can blame its officers for interpreting the law in the
most effective manner they understand. Nobody can really put
the entire blame on them for using a baseball bat as an enforce-
ment tool, when a twig would do.
THE FLORIDA MARINE Patrol, after all, is made up of indi-
viduals sworn to enforce the law which is presented to them. If
that law isn't clarified, they can't be entirely blamed for covering
all bases.
The FMP has earned a foul name for itself through the ac-
tions of a few individual officers-a reputation, which in all like-
lihood, isn't entirely all true. But be that as it may. The FMP
needs direction in the way it should be expected to interpret the
net ban law-some ground rules, if you will-and spell them
out.
With litigation still going on concerning the legality or the
unconstitutionality still to be determined, it isn't any wonder
that the question is being loosely interpreted.
WESTBROOK IS ENTIRELY correct when he states the fu-
ture of the commercial fishing industry is at stake, here. Florida
has the best chance to completely kill the industry of any state
in the union. If it does, Florida will succeed in doing away with
one of the main attractions for tourists we have to offer. They
will manage to do this upon the peoples' own choice and by their
own volition.
Tourists just automatically think "fishing, fishing nets, fish-
ing boats and fishing gear" when .they consider Florida as a
place to go where they can see all that local "color". The lure of a
Tarpon Springs will be gone. The attraction of an Apalachicola
will vanish. The seafood production inspired romance of a Homo-
sassa will vanish.
These, and many other spots like them in Florida, draw mil-
lions of visitors to Florida every year. It isn't all 'The Sunshine
State".
Rep. Westbrook is on the right track. Let's hope a sensible
approach to solving this problem comes out of the study.



Short Term Fix
WE APPLAUD COUNTY COMMISSION chairman Nathan Pe-
ters for writing Florida Department of Labor chairman Doug Ja-
merson, requesting a six months' extension on unemployment
benefits. That is truly a short term fix for our unemployment
problems in and around Port St. Joe. Folks need to-know where
their next grocery purchase payment is coming from. The unem-
ployment benefits, while, not what the workersare accustomed
to bringing home, are nonetheless better than no income at all. .
We remember several times of enforced idleness over the
past 40 years for workers at the paper mill and subsequent hard
times for the merchants of this close knit community. Unem-
ployment benefits looked pretty good then as they do today.
BUT WE CAN'T HELP but believe these energies could now
be put to better use to touch whatever nerve it will take to get
these men working once again.
As we said before, the unemployment 'compensation doesn't
entirely compensate for the lost wages they are meant to allevi- .
ate the loss of. Too, we believe the men had much rather be
working than to be on the dole.
It could be that Jamerson, given the clout of his office, might
just be .dn a position to encourage the mill owners to speed up
their plans to crank .the mill up and become productive. once
again.'
' WE APPRECIATE THE short term fix attempt, but we hope
elected officials' clout doesn't stop here. Let's urge our labor sec-
retaries and others in charge of such matters to use their influ-
ence to get rolling once again. It can't be any more fun for the
mill owners to have it sitting idle than it is for the workers to be
sitting idle; unemployment compensation payments notwith-
standing.
Let's hear that whistle blowing five times a day once again.
There's nothing that can take its place.


HUNTER DOWN WITN KES


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When we played "cowboys
and indians" out in the back yard
no one was ever Jimmy Stewart.
During my extended career as a,
town marshal, scout for theF"
army, gun hand, cattle rancher,
Texas Ranger, trail boss and all-
around western star, I've "been"


* *


Lash LaRue. Gene Autry.
Hopalong Cassidy. Johnny Mack
Brown. Red Ryder. Audle Murphy
and at least a dozen others.
When I needed to be an indi-
an. I'd choose Jeff Chandler or
Burt Lancaster. Jimmy Stewart
made some nice movies; but
common now, he was kinda .
uh .er .well . plain.
Lash had that whip. Roy had
Trigger. The Lone Ranger had
Tonto. Wild Bill Elliot wore his
guns backwards. Ben Johnson
could ride like the wind. Burt


. Well, Now

could do a standing back-flip off
any cliff you put him on. Jimmy
Stewart didn't do nothing spec-
tacular.
Whip Wilson could flick the
guns out of six bad guys' hands
while Jimmy Stewart was saying
uh .... er.... uh....helloto
the old sheriffs daughter. Allan
"Rocky" Lane could beat Roy
Barcroft from one end of the
saloon to the other in less time
than it took Jimmy Stewart to tell
John Wayne he was a lawyer from'
back east. And, speaking of that


BY KESLEY COLBERT


* 0


movie, Jimmy Stewart was not
the man who shot Liberty
Valance.
And to top it all off, in Destry
Rides Again, he doesn't even put
his guns on until near "bout the
. last scene in the whole picture
show
Jimmy Stewart was a'kin to
that extra good neighbor down
the street your mother was
always, telling you she wanted
you to be more like. He wasn't
nothing like your older brother
but was the spittin' image of your
best friend's big brother. You
know the one, he always had a
little time and a kind word for
you. And If the big guys didn't
want you tagging along, he'd be
the one to, speak up for you.
No, I never pretended to be
Jimmy Stewart. But I ascertained
from early on he stood for truth,
justice and the American way. I
admired him. I knew he was
always right. I trusted him.
He parlayed a lot of himself
across that silver screen and you
can bet, even in our youthful and
often misguided state, we didn't
miss it.
Shucks, he was such a good
guy-we didn't even hold it
against him that he made movies
that weren't westerns.
I never will forget flying
across the Atlantic with him. He
barely got that plane off the
ground he was carrying so much
gas and a lesser man would have
gone to sleep that tiid day. I saw
some dogged determination that
would have made' Lash, Rocky,
Duke or any of'em proud. I stood
and cheered when he set that
thing down safely down in
France. .
He got elected to Congress
and went up there and fought like
crazy for us. It didn't matter that
he was a rookie senator-he got
up' and filibustered them pork
barrel, cigar-chomping,' back
room fellas until they were afraid
not to see it his (and our) way. He
talked nonstop for week!
So rtiwhere along there he
passed "dogged determination"
and fell over into the stubborn
category.
His voice was gone at the end
and he must'a lost forty pounds-
but he carried the day. And we're
a better nation for it! Mother got a
good look at him when he came
off that senate floor and immedi-
ately sent him two of her famous
lemon ice box pies.
He was a big league pitcher in
The Monty Stratton Story. He
wouldn't make you forget Dizzy
Dean, but he threw it pretty good.
Besides, this was more of a come-
back story.after Monty lost his leg.
in the hunting accident than it
was a baseball story. He wore the
uniform well and I can name you
plenty of those Hollywood guys
who couldn't.
And; of course, you can't
(See KESLEY on Page 3)


Baptists Take A Stand For Their Principles
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I FEEL I AM qualiMfld to
write this column, stating my
opinion about the Southern 1ap-
tists' boycott of the Disney em-
pire-Disney World in particular.
After all, I am a card carrying
Southern Baptist; teach Sunday
School [and have for many years].
sing in the choir, a deacon, a tith-
er and a regular worshiper each
and every Sunday.
That gives me a right to ex-
press my opinion about )the ac-
tions of the Southern Baptist
Convention. Nearly every other
columnist in the world ha" ex-
pressed himself, with hardly any
compunctions at all, whether or
not he/she Is a tried and true
Southern Baptist. Each and every
one of them have deported them-
selves on discussing this subject,
just as if they had every right in
the world to. do so.
Some expressed biting criti-
cism, some irony, some sarcasm
and a few even have expressed
approval of the Southern Bap-
tists' action, for the reason given


message such actions send


ETA OIN SHRDLU


By Wesley Ramsey


by the group for voting their boy-
cott.

THE REASONS FOR the vote
to boycott are perfectly legitimate
reasons. The Baptists just ex-
pressed, as a body, what most of
the right thinking nation has
been thinking anyway. The Bap-
tist were just brash enough to
put their opinions to a collective
vote and expression of opinion.
It's a pity that a huge, re-
sponsible organization such as
Disney, had to bring such sanc-
tions upon themselves.
They have influence on more
than impressionable children;


they influence the rest of the
business world by their punitive
actions favoring homosexual cou-
ples. They have placed their
* stamp of approval on such living
arrangements, by their actions
and their position in the enter-
tainment world encourages oth-
ers to accept it.
They placed their considera-
ble endorsement upon this living
style.
No matter that the business
world doesn't offer such perks to
heterosexual couples living to-
gether, Disney offers them to
same sex couples living together.
Southern Baptists object to


THE "SIZE" OF THE sin be-
ing committed is even equated
with the "sin" of denying these
couples of protection under the
law by some writers. Some have
given levels of severity to "sins"
committed in this instance, inti-
mating that the couples haven't
committed extremely.serious sins
by their living habits.
I don't know what that has to
I do with the price of eggs in Chi-
na. Sin is sin is sin is sin, no
matter the severity of the com-
mission, and the severity
shouldn't even enter into the ar-
gument.
The unwed couple living to-
gether is living in sin just as the .
homosexual couple is living in sin
and you don't hear any argu-
ments that the partner in the un-
wed couple's living arrangement
should be protected by receiving
the same benefits as a legally.
married couple. They can't even


file a joint income tax return.

THIS BASHING OF Baptists
for standing up for their beliefs,
claiming they are heartless in
their demands that homosexual
partners not receive health insu-
rance protection, seems to me to
be merely a matter of expediency.
You see, individual Baptists
don't have to honor the boycott
on threat of excommunication
from the Baptist church. The boy-
c&tt is an individual matter. It is
merely an expression of disap-
proval by the Convention.
The Convention has ex-,
pressed an opinion, not presented
a mandate.
If I want to go to Disney
World, I'll go, without fear of re-
prisal from my church. If I choose
to follow the suggestion of my
Convention, I will honor the boy-
cott. The.choice is mine.
The people who consider the
Ten Commandments as the "ten
suggestions", are the ones who
will be in trouble; not me because


of my actions in regards to the
boycott.

NEVER HAS "BAPTIST-
BASHING" been so popular and
universal; not even when they
couldn't decide whether they
wanted a conservative with his
literal Bible interpretation or a
liberal, who accepted some iner-
rancies in Bible language, as
their national leader, has there
been such an opportunity to
down-grade a dogma.
But, Catholics have gone
through it; the holiness churches
have experienced much of the
same type criticism; even Presby-
terians and Methodists have re-
ceived similar criticism. The Epis-
copalians have suffered their
share, also.
I guess it is Just the Baptist
turn at the foot of controversy.
You would think a Christian na-
tion would have better things to
do than berate a religious organi-
zation for standing up for what it
believes is right, wouldn't you?


-THE STAR-
USPHS 518880
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Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
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School Board Preparing Budget Plan In Monday Morning Session

Attempting to "Hold the Line" While Reducing Sizable Deficit With $212,000 In New State Contributions


With a sizeable deficit staring them in the face, the Gulf
County School Board is in the throes of preparing a budget for
the new school year which will "hold the line" in the face of Gulf
County's economic situation at this particular time.
It will be like walking through a field of egg shells, without
stepping on any and breaking them when its financial planning
session begins next Monday morning at 9:00 a.m.
The board has tentatively taken steps to overcome some of
the projected deficit spending which has become a reality to it
and several other neighboring counties because of an erratic
state contribution over the past few years. Gulf is looking at a
slight dip in local effort money from 6.480 mills last year to a
rate of 6.454 mills for the coming year. That isn't much of a re-
duction, but it's a reduction. The discretionary fund millage has
been tentatively reduced from .718 to .710. However, local capi-
tal improvement fund millage has been increased slightly from
.820 to .854.
The discretionary fund has been left the same, according to
Superintendent Jerry Kelley, in order to purchase two new
school buses this year. "We've always purchased from two to,


three new buses each year to keep our fleet dependable. We op-
erate 28 buses throughout the system. For the past two years,
however, we have not purchased a single new bus. Some of our
fleet is now 15 years old," he declared.
REALIZE SAVINGS
The Board made some personnel cuts at the end of the last
school term which Kelley feels,should allow it to make up the
projected deficit-"Hopefully in a single year," Kelley said. These
personnel cuts were made largely through retirement and resig-
nations, but four employees were not called back. The cuts in
personnel included some classroom teachers-four-who were
on annual contracts. "Annual contract teachers were the only
place we could cut without slashing.programs, and we took
them by seniority," Kelley said.
A total of three positions were reduced from the Wewahitch-
ka High School staff, three from Port St. Joe High School and
one from Port St. Joe, Middle School..
The Superintendent stressed that only one program was cut
out in the economy move. "The auto mechanics course in Wewa-


hitchka was eliminated," he said.
STATE LOWERS CONTRIBUTION
The funding of the full load of employees is being reduced to
bring expenditures within the expected state contribution and
without raising local taxes, according to Kelley. "The state has
reduced its contributions in the middle of the school year for the
past two or three years," Kelley said. "This year, they tell us we
are going to receive an additional $212,000 more funds, but only
$192,000 of that money will be in unrestricted money."
Given the state's performance on money participation the
past few years, the local district is being wary of promises and
not extending itself too much.
Kelley said, "Our budget should come in around $12'million;
the same as last year, barring any unforseen expenses. Just
don't look for anything new and do expect to see a tightened up
operation until we get this deficit under control," the Sup~erinten-
dent concluded.
The budget session Monday should be alreal interesting dis-
cussion.


Park
Continued from Page 1
further discuss the idea and begin
9 naming the development commit-
tee.
Designate New Funds
The meeting was originally
scheduled to discuss the board's
options on what to do with funds
generated through their new pre-
trial release program. The pro-
gram was established by ordi-
nance at the board's last regular
meeting. It established a $40 fee
for persons normally released on
conditional release.
Gulf County Judge Bob
Moore initiated the idea suggest-
ing those released under condi-
tional release guidelines should
help defray the expense of admin-
istering the program.
Moore also has mentioned his
idea of using the generated funds
as seed money to help establish a
youth coordinator for the county
that would work closely with the
school system on youth related
issues and problems.
He asked (at Tuesday's meet-
ing) the board to let the funds
accumulate as they are collected.
"After they build to a, reasonable
amount, they .might be -used as
matching funds for grant applica-
tions to help kick start' the youth'
program." he saidL. Based.,on. past.
history, ithefee.iae.-pex ed to gen-
erate approximately $5,000
annually.
After discussion, board chair-
man Nathan Peters, Jr. suggested
the board follow the ordinance,
guidelines and allow the money to'
accumulate after collected, then
consider future expenditures and
needs sometime down the road.'
The board agreed with the chair-
man's recommendation.'
In Other Business
*Granted Doug Kent, -Gulf
County Health Department
Administrator,' ,permission 'to
apply for grant funds to aid non-
insured 'people in :need'of medical-
assistance '
SDecided to request a "change
order" estimate for completing the
inside of the county administra-
tion building from the contractor,
Fisher Construction.



Kesley
(From Page 2)
have Christmas these days with-.
out' George Bailey, Uncle Billy,
Clarence and the good ol' Bedford
*' Falls Savings and Loan. You talk
about the richest man in town! A
guy like that doesn't necessarily
need' a whip or a gun or a fast
horse.
Jimmy Stewart died last week
and the news journalists inun-
dated us with story after story,
pointing out the decency, the
honesty, the forthrightness, the
class, the dignity with ,which he.
lived out his remarkable life-did
they not see The Philadelphia
Story, Mr. Smith Goes To
Washington, It's A Wonderful Life,
Broken Arrow, Harvey, The Far
Country, Mr. Hobbs Takes A
Vacation, Shenandoah, The Flight
Of The Phoenix, The Cheyenne
Social Club, How The West.....?
Jimmy Stewart has been
writing his epitaph in our hearts
for fifty years-we don't need a
last second reminder of his life
and times-we've got that where
it counts. Forever .
He was, indeed, a Rare Breed.
And it wasn't that he stam-
mered a bit froni time to time .
it was that h4 stammered bet-
ter than anyone' else ....
I got the news at a baseball
game. "Kes, did you hear me? I
said Jimmy Stewart passed away
yester . ."
Yeah, I heard ..... .but I
couldn't reply. I was listening to
that bell ring .....
Respectfully,


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Located
Between Friday, July 12, and
Tuesday, July 15, the Gulf
County Sherriffs Office, with as-
sistance from the Bay County
Sherriffs Office helicopter staff.
located and pulled approximately
550 marijuana plants, according
to Gulf County Sheriffs Office
Captain Joe Nugent.
. The plants ranged in size
"from six feet to ten feet and had
an approximate street value of
$550,000. They were found north
of Wewahitchka In the woods off
SHighway 71.
Gulf County Sheriff Frank
.McKeithen said the sheriffs office
.will continue to monitor marijua-
na growth within the county by
every means available to them in
efforts to rid marijuana cultiva-
tion within the county. ,


Sheriffs Deputy Marty Williams plucks a marijuana plant
during a raid on several fields over the weekend.


Local Committee Draws Up Pupil Progression( Plan
In 1976, the Legislature scale, grade point average, stu- members attended a workshop slon Plan. This was an informal
passed the Educational Account- dent conduct, reading, writing, which provided information about workshop and everyone was en- Check Our Line of
ability Act which required each and math proficiency in all the new laws and suggestions for courage to give input. The pro- Wedding Supplies
district to develop plan for the grades, exemptions from exams, incorporating them into Gulf posed revisions will be presented The Star 227-1278
progression of students from one and mathematics course require- School District's Pupil Progres- to the board at its next meeting.
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grade to the nextI This plan must
be updated annually to incorpo-
rate new laws and procedures
mandated by the legislature.
This was a banner year for
change as attendance, grading


dressed in new legislation.
A committee consisting, of
representatives of parents, teach-
ers, administrators and board



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A committee goes over the school
plan for the progression of pupils.


Did You Know?
Funds derived from the sale
of the. attractive new Florida agri-
culture license plate will go to a
series of exciting programs arnd
activities, designed to teach stu-
dents first hand about how the
farming industry Improves the
quality of life in our state.
Many people don't realize it,
but our farmers feed and enhance
the lives of millions of people-not
only in our state and nation, but
throughout the world as well..
If not taught about the impor-
tance of agriculture to our daily
lives and Florida's economy, our
young people-tomorrow's lead-
ers-will be lacking important
information needed for making
sound decisions affecting our
lives and the future of the state.
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Kesley
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system's proposed


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PAGE 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1997

Class of'72 To
Hold Reunion
The Port St. Joe High School t
class of 1972 will hold its 25 year m
reunion on Saturday, July 19. No
invitations have been sent, but
anyone who was a part of this
class is asked to come and join
them and celebrate this mile-
stone, -
On Saturday, July 19, begin-
ning at 10:00 a.m. they will have
a cookout and swim, beachside,
at 34th Street at Mexico Beach.
Steve Atchison and Lawrence
Bowen invite you to bring the
family for lunch.
At 7:00 p.m., there will be a
barbecue dinner at the Centenni-
al Building. The cost is $12.00
per person. Please pay in advance
to Paula Boyett Boone, 235 Ward
St., Port St. Joe 32456 or Roger
Thomas, 206 10th Street, Port St.
Joe 32456. Bring your favorite
music and memories
If you cannot attend, they
would still love to hear from you.
They are creating a directory, so
call or write and give them your
current phone number and ad-
dress (include your E-mtail ad-
dress).
For further information, call
Terry Chason Duke at, (850) 785-
4520 or Paula Boyett Boone at
(850) 647-5031. Go Sharks!


You Must Use Your 9-1-1 Address


Or Your Mail Won't Be Delivered


In August of last year, the
United States Postal Service
accepted and started the imple-
mentation of the Emergency 9-1-1
Numbering System for the deliv-
ery of all mail.
All addresses in Gulf County
that are delivered by the Port St.
Joe Post Office should be using
this numbering system now. If
you are using your correct E-911
address, and have informed all of
your correspondents of your cor-
rect address, the postal employ-
ees would like to express appreci-
ation for your prompt compliance.
However, postal employees
are continuing to receive mail that
has old and incorrect, addresses
on it. If you have not changed
your address to match the 9-1-1
system for South Gulf County-
"NOW IS THE TIME!" says
,Postmaster Dennis Geoghagan.
He went on to say, "If you
don't know your correct E-911
address, please call the E-911
office at 229-9111, and verify it for
correctness." They will be happy
to assist you with the, informa-
tion.
Anvone failinff to conmnlv with


the change in the near future by
beginning use of their correct
address will begin to experience
delays in delivery or even
returned mail.
Also, if a change is necessary
for you to align with the 9-1-1
system, please be sure to notify,
your postal, carrier in writing as
soon as possible.
The postal service asks that
you display the correct numbers
on your box and house and don't
forget to notify all of your corre-
spondents of your new address.
These are some personsand
businesses you don't want to for-
get: phone company, power com-
pany, gas company, newspaper
subscriptions, magazine sub-
scriptions, churches and charita-
ble institutions.
Also, the Tax Collector,
Supervisor of Elections, Property
Appraiser, employer, banks and
credit unions, checkbook print-
ers, social security office, insur-
anice companies; credit card com-
panies,. Department .of Driver'.
License, doctors, dentists, family
members, friends, and any other


correspondents you may have.

Extend Thanks
The citizens of Howard Creek
would like to thank Commission-
er Nathan Peters for all of his
help in fixing up our park and the
fire department.
Thank you for the dirt for the
two ditches that were filled in, it
- will give us more parking space.
We would also like to thank
the Gulf Forestry Camp for the
fine work they have done in the
Howard Creek community the
past few weeks-you did a great
job. Thanks goes out especially to
Lt. Carmel Lee McLemore and Lt.
'Benny Frank Linton. We appre-
ciate your help very much-with
your help we- can continue to
make Howard Creek a better
place. J ; '
May God bless all of you,
David and Linda Whitfleld
Howard Creek


In Lake Alice Park
A benefit fish fry for Charlie
and Joyce Mevin will be held
Saturday. July 19th in Lake Alice
Park in Wewahitchka. Dinners
will be served from 11:00 a.m.,
central time, until.
Everyone is invited to stop by
and enjoy some of the delicious
fish and trimmings. Donations of
$5.00 will be appreciated.

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the Gulf County Senior
Citizens will be holding a giant
yard sale on Saturday, August ,
. 9th from 8 a.m. until .2 p.m. (ET)
in the Centennial Building in Port
St. Joe.
Donations are needed to help
make this sale a big success. The
senior citizens will accept dona-
tions of household items that
could be used by someone else-
but that you no longer need. So go
to your, garage, sheds and closets
and do that random act of kind-
ness. Remember your donations
Swill help some elderly man or
woman.-
The doors will open for the
sale at 8 a.m. Coffee and donuts.
will be sold, along with hot dogs
from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thank
you for your wonderful support in
the past and again during this
event


Happy 50th Birthday2

S B. 0 B.

(Buddy's Old Broad)


Davis Receives U. of

Mobile Scholarship


Joseph Byrne
Look Who's 9!
Joseph Byrne recently cele-
brated his ninth birthday while
spending his summer vacation
with his grandmother. Flora Mill-
er. -
He is the son of Debbie anid
Kevin Byrne of Apple Valley, Call-
fornia.


Aliaga--Hanson

Engaged
Mr., and Mrs. Hjalmar J. Hanson of Mexico Beach, Robert J. Hanson
of Panama City, Ramon Aliaga, and Melba Aliaga, both of Miami, are
pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their
l TldItff HEAther Ann Hanson to LCPL Maykel Aliaga of the United
States Marine Corps Reserve.
The wedding will ,ake place on Sunday, August 10, at 12:00 p.m.
(CT), at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. A reception for all in-
vited guests will be held immediately following the ceremony.


Tune At Your Library

Communication Station


A puppet show starring FLYP
the panther as a radio show DJ
will be shown at'the Gulf County

Giant Yard


Public Library in Port St. Joe on
Tuesday, July 22nd at 3:00 (ET).
The CREW from the
Northwest Regional Ibraa.y In,
Panama City will present the' pro-
gram. They have presented school
programs at each elementary
school this year, during story-
times. They ask that all children
be on time for the program.
Refreshments will be served.. The
program will last one hour.
They would also ask the chil-
dren to bring their reading certifi-
cates with titles of books 'read
written on them.

Kid's Crusade Is
Set for July 28-3
Glad Tidings Assembly of God;
Church, of Wewahitchka, Will be
hosting a Kid's Crusade with Fort
Light Children's Ministry, July 28
through 30 at 7:00 p.m. (CDT). ,
All children of all ages are In-
vited to attend. 4

Youth are Selling
Barbecue Dinners
Zion Fair Youth Department.
will be .selling barbecue chicken
dinners prepared by chef Paul
Gant, Friday, July 18, at 11:00 to
2:00 p.m. at Frank Pate Park, if it
rains Zion Fair Annex.
Your support will be greatly
blessed. Rev. Frank Jones asks
everyone to come out and support
the youth.

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Carrie Cole Davis, a 1997
graduate of Port St. Joe High
School, recently received the pre-
stigious Presidential Scholarship
' from the University of Mobile. The
half-tultion scholarship is award-
ed to entering freshmen who have
a composite score of 26 or higher
on the ACT and a grade point av-
erage of 3.25 or better. The schol-
arship is valued at more than
$14,200 over a four year period.
Carrie was a supply officer for
the N.J.RO.T.C. and was the sta-
tistician for the football team. She
was a member of the National
Honor Society, Future Business
Leaders of America, homecoming
court, and Who's Who Among
American High School Students.
Carrie also received the United
States Achievement Award for
four consecutive years.
Davis was a member of the
First Baptist- Church of Mexico
Beach, where she was a member
of the youth activities council, a
solo pianist, and a volunteer in
the nursery and with the chll-:
dren's department.
Carrie now resides in Bay
Minette, AL, and plans to major


Jared Kuyper
Announce Birth
Kent and Rita Kuyper of Fer-
nandina Beach, are pleased to
announce the birth of their son,
Jared William-Kent Kuyper.
Jared was born on June 16 at St.
Vincent's Hospital' in Jackson-
ville. He weighed 9 lbs. and 2 oz.
Maternal grandparents are
Willard and Montine Durrance of
Medart. Paternal grandparents
are William and Eunice Kuyper of
Beacon Hill. Jared has one sister,
Caitlin, age four.-


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Cancer Society.
Meeting Thursday
The South Gulf Unit and the
Gulf County Units of the Ameri-
can Cancer Society will meet
Thursday, July 24, at 12:00 at
Julie's Restaurant.
The meeting is being called to
discuss needs for new recruit-
merits and needs for the area'ac-
cording to new Executive Director
for the multi county units, Jona-
than P. Bledsoe.
New recruffments are a great
need at this time for training and
to be prepared for challenges
ahead,
All interested persons in the
work of the ACS are encouraged
to attend this meeting.

Church Selling
Potato Pies
New Bethel AME Church- will
be selling potato pies. To place
your order or to receive more in-
formation call 227-3287 or 229-
6947.
Please place your orders be-
fore Saturday, July 19. '



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Briana Nicole Thomas
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Briana Nicole Thomas cele-
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vin and Cindy Thomas of Port St.
Joe and the granddaughter of
Mike and Mollie Ludlam of White
City and Harold and Susan
Thomas of Fort Lauderdale. She
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Bay St. Joseph Fish

Fry Raises $1,500


Residents of Bay St. Joseph
Care Center will soon be the ben-
efactors of a brand new large
screen television and cabinet. The
center's community fish fry raised
$1.500 for the purchase. Over
300 tickets were pre-sold and an
additional 60 were sold at the


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Loren Kelly enjoys the day.
door. Despite rainy weather, local
residents came out to enjoy the
great food and fellowship.
All the food Items were donat-
ed by local and regional business-.
es, organizations and individuals.
Bay St. Joseph Care Center is

Summer Bingo
Games Begin.:.
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens Association Invites the
public to play bingo in the air-
conditioned new center. The
senior citizens will be holding a
special, promotion beginning
Tuesday, July 22nd.
There willlbe a drawing for a
door prize and extra pack of play-
ing cards. The purchaser of one
set will receive one $2.50 book
free. Also, there will be free iced-
tea and coffee available.
The proceeds from the bingo
games will be used to pay for. the
new center and the adniinistra-
tion of the program for elderly
services. The doors will open at 5
p.m. for early bird games and the
regular games will begin at 7 p.m.
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proud to be a part of the Port St.
Joe. community, where "small
, town translates to big hearts."
They would like to extend
their thanks to:
Rich's IGA, Duren's Piggly
Wiggly, Dalkeith Volunteer Fire
Department, Papermakers. Credit
Union, Arizona Chemical, John
Stanley and Gulf Transportation,
Abraham's Ice Co., Sam's, Treas-
ure Ship, St. Joseph Catholic
Church, Port St. Joe High School,
Lajuana Galney, Indian Pass
Rawbar, and Beach Pizza.
Novacare, Parkway Printing
and Signs, Shoney's, Winn Dixie
Stores, Delchamps, Glenn's BBQ,
The Flour Mill, City Drugs, New-
berrry Eye Clinic, Foodworld
Stores, Raffileld Fisheries, Eastern
Star Chapter 229-Wewa, and Wil-
liam Davis.
Also, a special thank you to
the finest cooks around: Walter
Wilder, Raymond Holt, Carl John-
son, Buford Long, George Kil-
bourn, and Diana Wilder.'

Taco Salads.on
Sale.July 25th
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens will be serving those deli-
cious taco salad plates.on Friday,
July 25th from 11- a.m. to 1 p.m.
The public can pick one up at
Frank Pate Park or the new Senior
Citizens Center. Also,' deliveries
may be made to local businesses.
The proceeds will be used to pay
for the new center and its operat-
ing expenses. Please call in your
order before July 24th to 229-
8466.

PSJHS Band
Camp Aug. 4-8
Anyone interested in partici-
pating in the marching band at
PSJHS should attend the camp.
The camp will be held begin-
ning on August 4-8, 8:00 a.m. to
3.00 p.m., in 'the PSJHS Band
Room.


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Correctional

Officer's Course

Begins July 28th
The Criminal Justice Training
Academy of 'Gulf Coast
Community College will be con-
ducting a Correctional Officer
Basic Standards course at the
Port St. Joe North Side Guidance
Clinic beginning on Mkonday, July
28th at 6:00 pm (ElT). This 450
hour course will, meet four days a
week, for four h6urs a night.
The Correctional Officer Basic
Standards Course is required in
order to be eligible for the state
certification examination for cor-
rectional officers.
The course requires advance
application, as well as a written
entrance test.: There is no charge
for the test and it.can be ,taken
Monday through Friday at the
main campus of ,Gulf Coast
Community College, or -on
Tuesday or Thursday afternoons
at the Port St. Joe Police Station.,
For additional information,
please contact Jackie Vaughn at
(850) 747-3233, Monday through
Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., CT,
or call Ray Jackson at (850) 229-
2760 in the Port St. Joe office on
Tuesday or Thursday afternoons
from I to 5 p.m, (ET).


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Fisher Construction Company
-began erecting the Lake Alice Park
playground equipment Monday
afternoon of this week After a year
of fund raisers and soliciting
pledges to raise $38,000 to pur-
chase the equipment, the project'
is approaching full reality.
The project was organized by
the Wewahitchka Chamber 'of
Commerce and has involved the
participation of most everyone in
the community in one way or
another, as the funds were raised.
Equipment arrived Thursday
afteriioon and Fisher
Construction, which is donating
its time to erect the equipment,
--'should have the playground
'equipment assembled by the end
of next week, weather permitting.
According to Carolyn
Husband, another $4,000 Is need-
ed to reach the goal of $42,000,
and purchase the last of the park
equipment.
The chamber is currently sell-
ing Krispy Creme doughnuts as a
fund-raising project for the park.
Ribbon cutting ceremonies
'are being planned for Friday,
August 1st at 1:00 a.m. A list of
activities planned for the morning


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will be" published when, they are
finalized.
An antique fire truck. donated


to the park by the county, is cur-
tently being kid-proofed and
made into another attraction for
the park.


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Pa nh andl e's new


Sarea de' ,. '"' "8
area code: I:.s 850,-


Flonda is booming, with lots of new residences and busi-
nesses, increasing the demand for fax machines, computer
modems, and phones

To accommodate this growth, anew area code will soon take
effect for the PhRnhandle region. As of June 23, 1997, you may
begin using the new area code, 850, instead of 904 for calls
to and within the highlighted area.

If you live in the Panhandle region and your phone number
begins with any of the following prefixes, your area code will
.change:

Please .make a note of this change and remember that you
may also need to reprogram telecommunications equipment
(PBXs consult your vendor cell phones, speed dialers, fax
machines, etc.) to make sure your calls reach the residence or
,business you want them to reach. Starting March 23, 1998,
dialing area code 850 will become mandatory.

Local numbers and rates will not be affected by the change.
If you have any questions about Area Code 850, please call
us at 1 800 964-7941.


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PAGE 6A THE STAR, PPRT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1997 ,


Check Out Charitable Organizations


Carefully Before Making A Donation


Twixt a Bear and a


Written by Dave Maddox
The Great Depression chal-
lenged people to do everything
they could to survive and provide
a living for their families. During
this time, Mr. Charles Beard and
Mr. Jim Sealey, along with their
families, lived in White City.
Mr. Beard was employed in
the turpentine industry by Mr.
Belin and Mr. Bullard. Mr. Sealey
operated the pontoon bridge to
facilitate traffic across the canal.
He also owned a small store and _
gas station near the canal.
At this time, our part of the
state was open range to livestock
so most families owned a milk
cow and a few hogs, Mr. Sealey
included. His cow had a bull year-
ling about half grown. These ani-
mals,provided milk and an occa2-
sional hog to.butcher for meat.
Fishing in the lake and along
the canal was good so this helped
put food 'on the table. Mr. Beard
and Mr. Sealey also kept some
bees in the lake swamps to help
generate a little more income.
A bear began to destroy their
bee hives so they set a trap near
the hives 'and caught the bear.
Initially, they planned to kill the
bear, but changed their. mind.
They took him to White City and
chained him to a post across the.
road from Mr. Sealey's store for
people to see, then erected, a fence
around the bear to keep people at
a -safe distance.
The bread truck delivered
bread about twice a week to Mr.
Sealey's store. The driver would
feed some of the old bread he had
removed from the store shelves to
the gentle yearling. As the year-
ling grew, he watched for. the
bread man and upon hearing the
truck, he would meet the driver
for the old bread.'
v On one of these trips, the dri-
ver brought along a teenager to
help on. the delivery route. When
they arrived at-Mr. Sealey-'s.store.,


the driver instructed the young,
fellow to take some of the old
bread across the road anid throw
it to the bear.
Having never .seen' a bear
before, he was curious, as well as
a little frightened, but quite
focused on his goal and totally
unaware of the yearling that was
following close behind him
expecting to get some brad.
When the teenager was with-
in throwing distance, .he threw the
bread toward the bear. As the
bear charged toward the bread he
frightened the young fellow and
as the young fellow turned to run,
he was face to face with the year-
ling. This scared the yearling and
he snorted.
Being caught between the
bear and the young bull was more


Bull...
than the young fellow had antici-
pated so he started: yelling and
running. The bread truck-driver
finally retrieved him from the
swamp and calmed him down.
As mentioned earlier, it was
an open range area and livestock
roamed at will. Mi. Less Griffin, a
crusty old fellow from Wewa
owned some cows that ranged
around White City.'.
One day as he was checking
on his herd, he determined an old
longhorn had given birth to a calf
so he walked closer to check
things out The cow was in no
mood for visitors soi she started
chasing Mr. Less who made a -
quick decision to jump over the
fence and share the pen with the :
bear rather than' chance those ,
long horns on the cow.


Skate Pak. from Page 1


owner's fence and killed a neigh- ;
bor's dog., ,
Mayor Linton said an ordi-
nance was needed to establish a
policy for dealing with and con-'
taining vicious 'dogs.
In Other Business
*Bill Kennedy (Preble-Rish,
Inc.. Consulting Engineers) said
the city marina project should be
ready to advertise for bids by July
21st with the bid opening sched-
uled for September 2nd.,
He also told the bdard only
three, or four minor problems
remain with the Department of'
Environmental Protection con-
cerning the project before they
give a notice of Intent to issue per-'
mits and the public hearing
process begins. '
*Awarded C. R.' Smith
Company, with the low bid of
$26,600, the contract toclean up
the Hess property site. |.'
*Phillip. Jones (Preble-Rish,
Inc. Consulting Engineers) report-


If you've answered "yes" to these questions,
then we want yo! !
-When: Tuesday, July 22, 1997, 10-12:30 p.m.
Where: Children and Families Building
201 Monument Avenue -
This is a Medicaid waiver enrollment workshop for peo-


pie Interested in Deing:
Personal Care Providers


"* Respite Providers


Supported Living Coaches Independent Providers
For more Information, call Stacy Collazo Treglown at
227-1526, prior to the workshop date. ,,o0



p, :7


* Letterheads

Envelopes

Business Cards

Brochures

Forms


QUALITY*


Flyers

AFFORDABLE PROMPT SERVI CE


Sthe Star

Publishing Co.
of Port St. Joe,. Inc.

Phone 227-1278 or 229-8997

308 Williams Ave. Port St. Joe '


ed to the board that the Maddox:
Park project was complete with
the exception of erecting some
signage.
He also reported that the
Ward Ridge water and. sewer pro-
ject is progressing. The contractor
is currently working in the resi-
dential areas. He said they were
trying, to work with residents as
closely as they could while mak-
ing connections and running ser-
vice. "All rights of way and yards'
will be replaced to their original or
better condition as spelled out in
the contract," he said.
*Commissioner Damon
McNair suggested the board see if
the red ligh t at the intersection of
Highway 98 and 2nd: Street could
be moved to 1st Street. Mayor
Linton asked City .Clerk Pauline'
Pendarvis to' Write the
Department of Transportation
' requesting the change.


By BOB CRAWFORD
Commissioner of Agriculture
Floridians are quick to open
1 their hearts and pocketbooks to,
help those who are less fortunate.
SOften, helping others in need
means ,donating money to an
organization. But with so many
charitable' organizations seeking
donations, how can consumers
make informed decisions?
Under state law, most organi-
zations that solicit contributions
in Florida must register with the
Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services. The law,
called the Florida Solicitations
Act, also requires that:
SAll 'non-exempt professional
solicitors must post a $50,000
surety bond with the Department.
*The Department's toll-free
number must be included in all
printed information distributed
by the charitable organization,
with a disclaimer stating that the
Department does not endorse or
recommend any particular group.
*All non-exempt organization
receiving contributions from the
public must make available a
copy of its financial report or
upcoming budget report to any-
,one who requests It.
Many worthy organizations
'depend on donations for survival.
Consumers should carefully
choose which ones they wish to
.support and contribute as often
and' generously as they, can
afford. The Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer
Services offers the following tips
to consider before giving to a
charitable organization:
eDon't judge a charitable
organization solely on the basis of
an Impressive-sounding name.
Some questionable% charities
,"choose names that sound like
better-known, "well-respected
groups. Find out exactly what an,
organizaUton does. .
*Be wary of emotional appeals
and organizations that have only
vague plans for spending the
funds they collect.
*If you have additional ques-,
tions, ask for a copy of a charita-
ble organization's financial report
.before contributing.
: *Ask if contributions are tax-


Catfish Are A Good


Sunm mer Alternative
Anglers looking for a break Catfish are bottom dwellers
from bass or bream fishing' may ,, and all of the species are excel-
want to try their hand at catfish- lent food-fish. Both channel cats
ing ct and flatheads are sought after by
Channel catfish, white catfish commercial fishermen through-
and at least two species of bull-, out their ranges and it's common
heads are, found in most local riv- to see the species on restaurant
erq and, lakes. In addition, flat- menus.
head catfish have established' Florida Game and Fresh Wa-
themselves in the Escambia, Chi- ter Fish Commission Fisheries Bi-,
pola, Apalachicola, and Ocklock- ologist, Rick Cailtuex, said catfish
onee rivers and Lakes Seminole are prolific breeders and there are
and Talquin in the Panhandle no size or bag limits for anglers
except on fish management'
areas. There, channel catfish are
~- stocked by fisheries personnel
Our Readers Write and a daily bag limit of six fish Is
in effect.
LETTERS "Catfish are omnivoress,'
toi th Editor '- which means they scavenge the
,,-I river or lake bottom feeding on,
.- live creatures such as aquatic in-
O* sects, crayfish and even live fish,"
N o Zoning said Cailteux.. "Flatheads have a
hearty appetite for live fish and
Letter to the Editor: anglers have quickly learned how
Dear Editor to catch them by using live blue-,
I read the "Public Notice" on gills as bait.
your page 5A in July' 10, 1997 is- Another good thing about cat-
sue. Quote the article "the zoning fish is they can be caught day or
Committee is expected to develop night.
a recommendation to the Board He 'said fishermen after cat-
of County Commissioners to Zone 'fish other than flatheads general-
or Not To Zone.", ly use live worms or commercial-
I wonder, will folks realize: in ly-prepared stink baits.'
comes zoning and out goes home
based projects one might start to IM irlrJirJirJilrjirjr.ilrJlrJirjlrJIrar.jnlrJiri1ilrJIr.ljrjir
earn some dollars. Think Zoning
., Is a' "Joke"? '
Ask your commissioners-
"If I have a business today,
on my property, will it be effect- j UNITED STATES POSI
ed? ., .
;d They will probably telyol: existing space for the
"Not to worry, you will be s
grandfathered in"! What they U
won't-tell you is: u
If you sell your property, the
new owner may not use it like n PREFERRED AREA: N
you do, they will have to conform 5
to the fancy new zoning This j MPO; East 2.5 Miles fi
would include your heirs. The
minute the deed on record chang- Where streets or high
es, the new owners will have to r O the /
conform to the new zoning code. of the street/highway
Zoning- the death of choice ,
Zoning means, you only have SITE SIZE: 2.4 to 2.6
the use, of your property, as dic- a
tated by just a few people. I love S
having my little piece of God's j CLOSING DATE: Aug
Earth, and I love being able to do a
what I want on my property. I
don't hurt anyone else, and I just Proposal packages ma
do my thing, and they can do' Contract Technician,
theirs.u nT i
Unincorporated Gulf Cty. is | Postmaster, Port St. Joe
the greatest. t P
Let's keep it that wayt!!!llllll j ed to: Jerry Fogel, Rea
Come to the meeting, July 21, at
10:00 a.m. at the Cty. Comm. E Postal Service, 4000 D
Mtg. Rm. Let's send a message- 30340-2799. PHONE:
NO ZONING1!!!1!!11l!!!a1 1! 5 II/yI
/s/Marion Hough 5
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deductible and get the organiza-
tion's, federal tax identification
number. You will need this to
claim your contribution. as a tax
deduction.
*Never give cash. Write a
check made out to the organiza-
tion, not an individual.,
elf a charitable organization
cannot show proof of registration
with the state of Florida, report It
to the Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer
Services.
To receive a free copy of the
Department's "Gift Givers' Guide,"
a comprehensive booklet which
lists registered charitable organi-
zations with a financial break-
down showing how much money
was spent on program services,
administrative costs and fund-
raising expenses, call the
Department's toll free hotline at
1-8Q0-HELPFLA (1-800-435-
7352) or write: Florida
Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services. Division of
Consumer Services, 220 Mayo


Building, Tallahassee, FL 32399-
0800.
Consumers may also contact'
the Department to find out if a.
solicitor is properly registered and:
bonded, or to check on com-.
plaints.

J. Smith Arrested
On Drug Charges
According to Gulf County
Sheriffs Office Captain Joe Nu-
gent, on July 19, at approximate- !
ly 5:30. a deputy stopped a vehi- ,
cle on Overstreet Road for a,'
traffic violation.
The person driving the car
appeared nervous so the deputy
asked for and was granted per-
mission to search the vehicle.
During the search, the deputy,,
found two bags of marijuana in
the vehicle and one on the driver.
Joseph Lary Smith of St. Joe
Beach.
Smith was arrested for pos-
sessing marijuana with intent to
distribute.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1997 PAGE 7A


ANOTHER SERVICE OF THE STAR
Have construction or
house repair questions?
a ASK WADE

Question: I am building my own house. What is the
advantage of using solid block construction?
Answer: Solid block construction greatly reduces the
potential for air infiltration and creates a very
quiet dwelling. These blocks may be cut with
conventional wood working tools. They are
non-toxic and non-polluting.
Question: Are there any advantages of using a geo-
thermal system in the house I am building?
Answer: This type system can deliver heat at a high-
er temperature. These systems are more
efficient and less expensive to operate.

Send your questions to: ASK WADE,
P.O. Box 847, Port St. Joe, FL 32457


John L. McQuaig
John Lester McQuaig, 91, or
Wewahitchka, died Wednesday,
July 9, in Wewahitchka. Born in
Manor, Georgia, he moved to
Wewa in 1958 from Port St. Joe.
He was a shift engineer in the
power department for 32 years at
St. Joe Paper Company. He was
also a very active member of the
Glad Tidings Assembly of God
Church.
Mr. McQuaig is survived by
one son, James L. McQuaig and
wife Julie of Port St. Joe; one
step-son, John Wesley Baskette
and wife Kay Schickshinny, of
Pennsylvania; one daughter, Bet-
ty L. Sowell of Wewahitchka; two
step-daughters, Gwen Boynton
and husband Mark of San Anto-
nio, Texas and Mary Nell McNeil
and husband Walter of Metaire,
Louisiana; four grandchildren,
Charlotte Frye, Kathy Hatcher,
Donna McDougall, and James. L.
McQuaig, Jr., four great grand-
children, Selena McDougall, Tara
Hatcher, Lindsey McQuaig and
Ryan McQuaig.
Funeral services for Mr.
McQuaig were conducted on Sat-
urday, July 12, at 11:00 a.m. in
the Glad Tidings Assembly of God
Church- In Wewahitchka with
Rev. Neal-Miller-officiating. Inter-
ment followed 'tn Millville Ceme-
tery in Panama City.
Gilmore Southerland Funeral
Home was in charge of all ar-
rangements.

James H. Curlee
James Harlon Curlee, 65, of
Port St. Joe, died Thursday, July
19, at his home. Born in Calhoun
County, he moved to Port St. Joe
in 1955. He was a retired pipefit-
ter for the St. Joe Paper Compa-
ny, was a member of the United
Papermakers International Local
#379 and was Baptist by faith.
:Mr. ,-Curlee is survived by his
father, David Curlee of Altha; his
wife, Betty Curlee of Port St. Joe;
three daughters, Becky Griffin
and husband Dwalne of Titus-
ville, Susan Wilder and Jo Hayes,


both of Port St. Joe; one sister,
Betty Waldorff of, Altha; nine
grandchildren and seven great
grandchildren.
Graveside services were con-
ducted on Sunday, July 13, at
2:30 p.m., E.D.T., in the Holly
Hill Cemetery with Rev. Nick Da-
vis and Rev. William Smith offi-
ciating.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to the Bay Medical
Center Hospice or to the White
City Baptist Church in memory of
Mr. Curlee.
Gilmore Southerland was in
, charge of all arrangements.

Angela Thornton
Angela M. Thornton, 71, of
Gulf Aire, passed away Sunday,
July 13, in Bay Medical Center,
from natural causes. A native of
Dayton, OH, she and her hus-
band have traveled the world over
and first came to Mexico Beach in
1968. She was a member of the
Sweet Adelines, and many other
charitable and civic organiza-
tions. Mrs. Thornton was a bap-
tized and confirmed member of
the Catholic faith.
Survivors include her hus-
",bahd} Col. 0. : B. Thornton.
tJ.S.A.P., Ret., her son, John V.
Thornton, both of Gulf Aire; four- ,
grandchildren, one great-
grandchild; two sisters, Miriam
Marshall and Ruth Marshall; one
brother, Bert Watts, all of Dayton,
OH; and many cousins, nieces
and nephews.
, The funeral mass will be held
at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 17,
at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Interment will follow in the family
plot in Holly Hill Cemetery.
All services are under the di-
rection of the Comforter Funeral
Home.

Sculla'& Out! Dr!
Carefdlly! Watc !for
Yaunj Cfiildreiv!


Dixie Youth Majors Enter Dist. IV Playoffs Saturday


In a bid for the district cham-
pionship title and a berth in the
state playoffs, the Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka Dixie Youth
Leagues' Major All-Stars (12 years
and under) will begin tournament
play Saturday, July 19th in
Callaway.
Port St. Joe is pitted against
Callaway in Game #2, with the
first pitch to be hurled at 7 p.m.
(ET). The Wewahitchka all-stars
will face Bayou George in Game
#3 scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.
(ET). The opener of the day fea-


tures a match-up between Parker
and Springfield at 5 p.m. (ET) .
The Apalachicola Bay team drew
the bye at last Sunday's creden-
tial meeting. '
Game # 1 and '#2's winners
will play Monday at 9:00 (ET); the
losers at 7:00 (ET) on Tuesday.
Game #3's winner meet Apalachi-
cola Bay at 7:00 (ET) Monday; its
loser receives a bye to Wednesday
at 7:00 (ET).
Play will continue in Callaway
nightly at 7 and 9 p.m. (ET) until'
Friday or possibly Saturday.


Standing from left to right: Coach Rick Vossen, Patrick
Donovan, Daniel Bozeman, Chris Williams, Lewis Lemar, Adam
Brudwicki, Clay Mount, and Coach Jayce Allen. Kneeling from
left to right: Greg Williams, Kris Cherry, Justin Spence, Philip
Hall, Matt Caswell, Gabe Vossen, and Jeptha Stokes. Not pic-
tured: Blake Balkcom and Bally Jackson.


Wewa's 10-Year-Old All Stars
Kneeling (1 to r) are: Kyle Barnes, Brandi Sasser, Trannon
Myers, Jacob Jackson, Cody Bidwell and Josh Pitts. Players
standing are: Jeffery Semmes, Brittney Grice, Trinton Myers,
Brandon Skipper and Will Strange. Standing in back are:
Manager Charles Grice and Assistant Coach Tony Strange. Not
shown in the photo are Assistant Coach Steve Peak and player
Steven Peak. '


Business Seminar
Offered From G.C.
Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege's Small Business Develop-
ment Center will be offering a
seminar entitled, "Accounting
and Recordkeeping for Small
Businesses," on Thursday, July
24, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the
Small Business Incubator, 2500
Minnesota Avenue, Lynn Haven.
Prospective entrepreneurs
and existing business owners will
leam about the basic require-
ments and appropriate methods
of recordkeeping in a small busi-
ness. Topics include recordkeep-
ing, tax reporting requirements,
employee expenses, and monthly
income statements.
Reservations may be made by
paying a $15.00 registration fee
in advance at the incubator. For
more information, call 271-1108


or (800) 542-SBDC from outside
Bay County.

Fla. Farm Facts
Research by scientists at
Harvard Medical School reveals
that consumption of tomatoes
and tomato-based products may
reduce the risk of prostate cancer.
Tomato-based products are.:
rich in vlcopene-a compound
that gives tomatoes, watermelons
and red grapefruit their red color.
While it is uncertain how
lycopene might provide protection
against ,prostate cancer,
researchers noted that the pig-
ment is a strong antioxidant
which could inhibit the develop-
ment of cancer cells.
Tomatoes are Florida's lead-
ing vegetable crop, accounting for
31 percent of the value .of all
Florida vegetables in 1995.


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Everyone is encouraged to attend
these games and support the
youth of Gulf County in this
endeavor.

Gulf County
Players On Top
Two Gulf County baseball
players will be swinging and
pitching their way to a win at the
14 year old state tournament be-
ing held in Gainesville this week-
end. If they win, they will advance
to. the national tournament held
in Dublin, Ohio, in August.
Philip Hall, from Wewahitch-
ka, and Matt Caswell, from Port
St. Joe, play with the Panama
City Fliers 14 year old team. Out
of the 18 games the team has
played, Philip leads the team with
the highest batting average, .481
and one homerun.
Matt Caswell leads the team
with six homeruns for the season.
"These are two very talented
young men," said Rick 'Vossen,
head coach of the Fliers. At this
time they don't know what time
their first game starts, but they
will let The Star know the results
of the tournament. Let's get be-
hind our two talented young men
and wish them luck.


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St. Joe's team members are
Raye Bailey, Terrance Chambers,
James Daniels, Micah Dodson,
Michael Douds, Aaron Hamm,
Christopher Knox, Adam Nixon,
Byron Jones, Bobby Phillips,
Dustin Powell, Joshua Smith and
Bryan Thomas.
They are led by manager
Randy Phillips, and assistant
coaches Jimmy Daniels and
Buddy Hamm.
Wewahitchka All Stars
The Wewahitchka all-stars
include Trampus Andrews, Justin
Barnes, Michael Gortman, Jimmy
Hall, Sean Kerrigan, Beau
Ludlam, Derrick McMillion,
Jeffrey Marshall, Terry Myers,
Hunter Nunnery, Kyle Rich,
Jonathan Thomas and Andrea
Williams.
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Gulf County Teams Leading In Tourney


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Coach Duane McFarland and proud father, David Young, look on as
Russell Young signs a letter of intent.

Young to Play for Wallace


Russell Young, a member of
the 1997 state champion Shark
baseball team, signed a letter of
Intent to play baseball at Wallace
Community College at Selma,
Alabama this past Tuesday.
young will pitch for WCCS start-
ing this fall. -
Russell. a left-hander, had an
Impressive year on the mound for


the Sharks. He posted a 10-1
record with a 2.47 ERA in 73 2/3
Innings. he gave up 26 earned
runs, 63 hits and struck out 74
batters; He also held opposing
'teams to a .239 batting average.
Russell received All Big Bend and
All State honors this year.
He is the son of David and
Marsha Young.


Gulf Rifle Club Matches


Gulf Rifle Club will hold two
.22 rimfilre rifle matches, a BR-50
match and a smallbore metallic
match on Saturday morning, July
19th. Registration and set-up will
begin at 8:30 a.m. and the BR-50
match will start at 9:00.
This match consists of 50
shots fired at bullseye targets set
at 50 yards from the firing line. All
shots are fired from a bench rest
with the rifle supported on sand
bags or adjustable rests.
The second match will begin,
after the completion of the BR-50
match. The silhouette match con-
sists of 40 shots fired at metal tar-
gets placed 40 to 100 yards from
the shooter. All shots in this


Softball Tourney
Saturday July 26.
There will be a men's softball
tournament held on Saturday,
July 26.
For further information,
please contact Billy Dixon, 229-
8714 or Beverly quinn, 229-
8098.


match are fired in the standing
position.
These matches are challeng-
ing and a lot of fun to shoot and
all rifle shooters are Invited to go
out and shoot. Trophies will be,
awarded in each match.
Last Saturday, the rifle club
held their monthly .22 pistol
bullseye and hunter pistol metal-
lic silhouette matches. Brian
Upton won the silhouette match
by knocking down 15 targets and
Larry Kent won second place with
11 targets.
Ralph Roberts won the bulls-
eye match with a score of 708 and
Houston Whitfield came in second
with 688. The rifle club will be
holding these pistol matches, the
,22 rimflre rifle matches, a PPC
(police pistol combat) match and a
centerfire pistol bullseye match
on a monthly schedule.
You do not have to be a club
member to shoot in the matches.
All local rifle and pistol shooters
are invited to participate in the
matches. For additional informa-
tion call 229-8421.


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The Port St. Joe Dixie Youth
organization is currently hosting,
this year's District Four AAA (10
years and under) Tournament in -
search of district champions.
who'll take a berth in the state
playoffs, beginning on July 28th
in Sneads.
At press time Wednesday,
Gulf County's teams were both
remaining in the heat of the bat-
tle; Port St. Joe, 2-0,,.and
Wewahitchka, 2-1.' '
Opening Day Games
In the tournament opener,
Port St. Joe pulled out a close one
against Apalachicola by winning
6-5.
Kenny McFarland started on'
the mound for the home team. He
gave up 10 hits, no walks and
struck out three. Travis Burge.
relieved him in the fifth to close
the game, allowing no hits, strike:
ing out four, and giving up no
walks.
St. Joe was outhit by Parker
10 to three in the game; thode
were a double by McFarland, and
singles by, Zack Williams and
Travis Burge.
In the second game of the
evening Parker was the victor over
Bayou George, 13-3, in five
innings due to the 10 run rule.
The nightcap Saturday saw
Wewahitchka meet Springfield on
the diamond. Wewahitchka took

home a definitive victory of 25-9.
Trinton Myers, who struck out
none and walked four, pitched the
first 2/3 inning for Wewa. He was
relieved by Josh Pitts. Pitts hurled
the next 3 1/3 innings giving up
only one hit, while striking out
nine and walking eight.
The leading hitter for Wewa
was Will Strange with a single and
a triple. Steven Peak, Brittney
price, Jeffery Semmes, Randomi
Jackson and Trinton Myers added,
one single each.
Monday Night's Match-Ups..
In the early game, Wewa-
hitchka dropped their first loss in
the tourney to Callaway, 8-0. Will
Strange went the distance on the
mound for the northern Gulf
4 County all-stars striking oi
three, walking six, and allowing
five hits.
Even though they were mak-
ing good contact, their batters
were only able to punch three hits
past the Callaway defense in the
game; one single each by Kyle
Barnes, Steven Peak and Brittney
Grice. .
Port St. Joe sent Parker to the
loser's bracket Monday following
a lengthy battle resulting in a 191-
11 victory. Opening the game on
the hill was Bart. Lowry who
allowed one hit and gave up six
walks in one and one-third
innings. Chad Lucas relieved him,
and closed the regulation game*,
striking out six and walking
seven, while giving up only one
hit. '
Leading hitters for St. Joe
were Kenny McFarland and Chad,
Lucas, both two for four; Sidney
Harris, one for two, with a double;
and Daniel Welch, one for one,
picking up a single. St. Joe's
offense had a 10 run fourth
inning, capitalizing on base hits
and Parker's errors, that broke
open the ball game.
Action on Tuesday Evening'
The early game Tuesday saw
Bayou George eliminated from
further competion In the tour-
ney, as a strong Apalachlcola
team dropped them 17-1 in a four
inning 10 run rule game.
To cap off the evening of base- :
ball, Wewahitchka took a corm-
manding 13-2 win over Parker,
and shut them out of future play
this week.
In an outstanding outing on
the mound, pitcher Steven Peak
went the distance, chalking up.,a
no-hitter for the Wewa team. He
struck out seven batters and
walked six during the course of
the five inning 10 run rule game.
Seven hits attributed to the
total score for Wewa. They includ-
ed a double by Will Strange and a
single each bv Random Jackson,


Trannon Myers, Josh Pitts,
Brandi Sasser, Jacob Jackson
and Jeffery Semmes.
Tournament Wrap-Up
Wednesday night's schedule
matched Springfield and Apala-
chicola in the 7 p.m. (ET) loser's
bracket game. Port St. Joe (2-0)


and Callaway (2-0) faced off at 9
p.m. (ET) in the winner's bracket.
The loser will meet Wewahitchka
at 7 p.m. (ET) Thursday night.
Wednesday's winners will play
Thursday at 9 p.m. (ET).
The championship game is
scheduled for Friday at 8 p.m.


(ET) and, if necessary, a final 1,
set for Saturday at the same time.1
The concession stand is ini
full swing, so come ,out-relax,"'
enjoy a ball park hot dog or ham-"
burger, and show your support
for these talented Gulf County,.
youngsters.


St.,: Joe's 1O-Year-flld All S~tars


Kneeling (1 to r) are: Ashton Larry, Justin ,McCroan, Zack Williams, bat boy Jesse McCroan,
Garrett Garland, Daniel Welch and Sidney Harris. Players standing are: Aaron ,Little, Kenny
McFarland, Coy Knox, Josh Jenkins, Travis Burge, Bart Lowry and Chad Lucas. Standing in back
are: Assistant Coach Curtis Little, Manager Phil McCroan and Assistant Coach Travis Burge.


Students' Athletic Physicals Planned


FREE high school and middle,
school physical for both boys
and girls will be offered on Friday,
August 8th, beginning :at 8:00
a.m., at the Gulf County Health
Department. This will be a one
day opportunity provided by the
health department.
Athletes' physical forms may
be picked up at the health depart-
ment, from Mrs. Cumbie at Port
St. Joe High School. or from Mrs.
Nixon at the Port St. Jpe Middle
School.
These forms must be signed
by parents before students will be
given a physical. Parents may
accompany their student if they
prefer.
Middle school students who
will be participating in athletics
for the first time must also bring
in a birth certificate. A copy will
be made of your original and the

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The school and health depart-
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all female athletes come from 8:00
a.m. to 11:00 a.m., if possible.
The boys should come after 11:00
a.m.. However, If there are sched-
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They would also like to make
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1997


St. Joseph Bay


. Does It Need Special Care?


After nearly a full year of en-
listing testimony and presenta-
tions from various experts in
their field, the St. Joseph Bay
Committee is nearing the point of
attempting to compile a list of
suggestions it feels is necessary
for the continued well-being of
the bay.
The organization has heard
from experts on sea grasses, ex-
perts on pollution, authorities on
erosion, educated opinion on the
present condition of the bay, as
well as a host of other experts in
their field on the proper balance
of outside influences to maintain
the bay's continued effectiveness
as a part of the estaurine commu-
nity.


water by the state of Florida.
The question the committee
has been getting prepared to have
input on for the past year, Is, how
do we keep it in that condition?
VOLUNTEERS, ALL
The committee is made up of
several private citizens, with no
appointments by any governing
agency and no authority to bring
about any changes on their own.
The clout they can manage
on their own influence of num-
bers has yet to be tested. But,'
this is what they are about to do.
After all the input, they may
decide the best thing to do Is to
hold on to what they have; just


the group get down to the busi-
ness of recommendations of spe-
cific action regarding the care
and well-being of the bay.
He stated, 'This is not a com-
mittee with the authority to make
rules, only suggestions, and we
should get about the business of;
considering them".
Chairman Dr. Bob King
agreed with Schmitt, suggesting
that members consider any ac-
tions they would like to see intro-
duced before the next meeting.
Captain Mike Sweet, with the
Marine Patrol reported the scallop
season is proving extremely popu-
lar, "although production has
been only fair this far." He said


Ponme have picked up the limit
and some have located only a few.
"But, the crowds looking for the
mollusks over the Fourth of July
weekend is the most boats I have
ever seen on St. Joseph Bay." j i
King remarked that in regard
to Sweet's report. "The Scallop
Festival coming up for Labor pay
-weekend is progressing well and
is going to :be a big event." ,:
ARIZONA'S ACTIONS
Jim Newton gave a presenta-
tion, explaining Arizona Chemical
Company's involvement in envi-
,ronmental protection. "We're in-
volved on an employee level, with
each one being made aware of the
importance of his actions and
how they effect the environment."
Newton said his company has
recently Joined in co-producng
the Scallop Festival, actively en-
couraging and assisting with the
event.
I Lynn Gager, chairperson for
"the St. Andrew Bay Environmen-
tal Study Team, gave the organi-
zation some suggestions designed
to guide them to becoming a more
i effective body of civic minded citi-
zens and industrial supporters.
i The St. Andrew organization
has been in existence for nearly
10 years and has most recently
I been involved in the state acquir-


ing Camp Helen and designating
it a state park.
'We didn't do it, but we lob-
bled and worked for Its' acquisi-
tion until it became a reality," she
said.


She said the main purpose of
the St. Andrew organization is the
same as the St. Joseph Bay
group; to publicize.the pros and
cons of issues which affect the
bay.


PUBLIC NOTICE
The Gulf County Zoning Committee will meet on July 21,
1997, at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., in the County Commission
Room to discuss the possibility of zoning in areas such
as HOWARD CREEK, STONE MILL CREEK, WHITE CITY;
OVERSTREET, INDIAN PASS, CAPE SAN BIAS, HIGH-
LAND VIEW, ST. JOE BEACH, LAND'S LANDING, and
all other unincorporated areas of Gulf County.
The Zoning Committee is expected to develop a recom-
mendation to the Board of County Commissioners to
Zone or Not to Zone.
All interested persons are encouraged to attend and
voice their opinions. Questions concerning the zoning
issue should be directed to the Gulf County
Planning/Building Department at (850) 229-6111.
2tc, 7110 and 7/17


Speakers comparing notes after the St.
Joseph Bay committee meeting last Thurs-
day are, left to right: Jack Schmitt, Capt.
Mike Sweet FMP, Lynn Gager St. Andrews


Bay committee chairman, Gall Carmody
Federal Fish and Game Commission and Jim
Newton of Arizona Chemical Corporation's
Port St. Joe office.


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Now the committee is ready
to discuss the need or lack of a
need, for future attention which
needs to be given the bay. The
committee-11as already- been -told
the bay has rno dangerous prob-
iI lems to it remaining a viable
player as a sea animal nursery.
The Univdrsity of South Ala-
bama continues to use St. Joseph
Bay as a classroom of sorts, to
teach its students how an unpol-
luted bay should look and func-
tion. The bay isn't bothered by
polluted streams emptying into it.
Possible pollution points have
long since been taken care of. The
bay has been declared a pristine,


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keep on doing more of the same
thing.
Some things they have dis-
cussed sponsoring is the prohibi-
-Ution-of-takJng.-live-shell-f.romi-the-
bay, along with thq animals in-
side. Testimony has been given of
the disappearance of conchs and
whelks from the bay.
One way to counteract this is
to forbid the taking of live shells.
Continue to allow the collection
of dead shells, but prohibit the
collection of live ones.
SUGGESTION MADE
At last Thursday's meeting,
member Jack Schmitt suggested


The VA Implements New

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VA currently spends $1.3 bil-
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In the photo above, Governor Lawton Chiles talks with excited Girl Scouts
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after signing th


What's Beef Got To Do With Florida.


When most people think
about cattle production, they
visualize ranches in states west of
the Mississippi. Instead, they
should think of Florida, where
raising cattle has been a tradition
for more than 450 years.
Did You Know That ?
Before there was a cow in
Texas, there were vast herds of
wild cattle in Florida. The Spanish
brought them over for settlers in
the 1500s.
*Florida ranks 10th out of all
50 states (third out of states east


of the Mississippi) in beef cattle
production, with almost two mil-
lion cattle in the state as of
January 1997. Florida is largely a
cow/calf state, with more, than
780,000 calves shipped from
Florida in 1996 to processors in-
other states.
*Livestock in Florida is a
more than $1 billion industry.
*John B. Stetson, who devel-
.oped the Stetson hat, bought
large parcels of land and built a
home in Florida in the 1870s. His
one-man hat factory in
Philadelphia eventually became
the largest hat factory in the
world and a Stetson hat became
what every cattleman in the coun-
try coveted.


The Cattle Industry in Florli
The 1997 National Beef Coo
Off, to be held September 18th
20th in Tampa, is hosted by t
Florida CattleWomen and is spt
scored by the American Natior
CattleWomeni Inc., in cooperate
with the 'National Cattlemer
Beef Association.
*The Florida CattleWome
Inc. is a state branch of t
American National CattleWome
Inc. (ANCW), which 'was found
in 1952. The ANCW started t
National Beef Cook-Off in 197,4
help showcase beef and the role
plays in a healthy diet.
*The Florida Beef Council v
founded in 1956.


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admit how old you are, but the
Girl Scouts recently celebrated
"their 85th anniversary and they
are taking it on the road!
Available now, at county tag
agencies, is a newly designed spe-
cialty license plate just awaiting
to adorn bumpers and proclaim
that the Girl Scout organization is
alive and well and thriving into
the twenty-first century.
With nearly 100,000 Girl
Scouts in the State of Florida and
35,000 adult volunteers, the Girl
Scout Council of the Apalachee
Bend, serving girls and adults in
15 North Florida counties, joins
the popular specialty plate craze.
For an additional $20.00, dri-
vers can support as well as pro-
mote Girl Scouting throughout
the year. The plate features the
distinct Girl Scout logo floating on
a blue background of clouds with
the words "For Her Future" across
the bottom of the plate. Revenue
from the sale of the plate directly
ple supports Girl Scouting in the
county in which the plate is
renewed.
The visibility and exposure
that the specialty plates offer Girl
S Scouting is invaluable. However,
V the monetary support generated
from the plates has been allocated
& by the Girl Scout Council of the
aa Apalachee Bend for bringing the
)k- Girl Scout program to girls in this
to council area.
he ": -' ., <..; -- .".*.: .
i- ', This s an excellent opportu-
Ra, nity for current and former Girl
on Scout leaders, board members,
n's and contributors .as well as spe-,
cial friends off Girl Scouting to
show their support. Reports are,
en, already in that fond camp names,
he Girl Scout' troop numbers, and
eh, jargon related only to girl scouting
led will appear on the specialty
he plates.
*to So, "For Her Future," renew
e it your license plate with a Girl
Scout plate! For additional infor-
mation, contact your area tag
Yas agency or the Girl Scouts at 850-
386-2131 or 1-800-876-9704.


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* Plants Are Especially Vulnerable to Hurricanes

Early Preparation of Young Trees and Shrubs Can Provide Protective Measures


by
Roy Lee Carter
County Extension Director
The arrival of hurricane sea-
oson signals the need to develop
:some contingency plans to guard
;our lives and property from pow-
lerful winds and flooding rains.
-Ornamental plants and other
:landscape objects are especially
:vulnerable. My, Information on
'hurricanes was' provided by Ex-
tension's Horticulture Specialist,
Dr. Robert Black, located at the
University of Florida.
One of the most important
protective measures is to stake
down any new trees and shrubs
you've planted within a year. The
stakes should be two or three feet
long. You'll need three or four per
tree. Drive them into the soil to a
depth of 18 to 24 inches, slanting
them away from the tree at a 45
degree angle, this will make them
more secure anid; less likely to be


Gulf County
Extension Service


pulled out.
How far down you place the
stakes from a tree will depend on
, its size. A general rule is to locate
the stakes the same distance
from the base of the tree as the
height above the ground at which
you plan to attach guy wires. To
secure the wires and keep them
from slipping off, make notches
in the stakes a few Inches from
the top' of each. Then, attach
wires in these notches, and run
them to a point about two-thirds
up the trunk. Before attaching
the wires to the tree, run them
through lengths of garden hose to
protect the bark. Now, tighten the
wires enough to prevent excessive
tree movement, but not so tight
that they may break--or,; worse
yet, cause the tree to break in
high winds.
In addition to staking and
guying small trees and shrubs,


port and land marines ashore
with their essential, equipment
and supplies, by means of em-
barked landing craft or helicopter
lift, and then, provide them sup-:
port once .ashore. For the exer-
cise, U.S.S. Dubuque transported
more than 450 marines and Navy
Special Warfare personnel, 11 ar-
mored assault vehicles, three rig-
id hull inflatable boats and a
landing craft utility from Japan to
Thailand. '
Barnes joined -the Navy in
February of 1996. :


BEST FOOT FORWARD
By: Dr. Stephen J. Gross,'Poditrst


IS IT AN ALLERGY?
Wien the skin' betweeni the
toes turn red and itchy, and blis-
; ters develop, it's likely to be a case
of athlete's foot. But,,If the same
symptoms appear elsewhere on
the foot,. they might signal an
allergic, reaction.
Foot allergies are not as com-
mon as athlete's'foot, but they are
not rare, either. The skin becomes
inflamed in reaction to chemicals
used in manufacturing shoes and
sneakers or dyes applied to
leather or socks.
in allergic reactions, often it's


the skin on the "
top of the foot '.
or toes that is
affected. In .i
some cases, the
reaction may go beyond redness
and itching to burning and
swelling. Infection may set in. If
you experience foot inflamma-
tion, see a podiatrist promptly
for diagnosis and treatment.
Presented in the interest
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Navy Fireman J.B. Sundown.
Barnes, a 1995 graduate of We-'
wahltchka High School, recently
participated in Exercise Cobra
Gold, a multinational exercise
with Thailand, while serving
aboard the amphibious transport ,
dock USS Dubuque.
Exercise Cobra Gold Is de--
signed to strengthen the coopera-
tion and abilities of the forces of
both countries Involved. Barnes
is one of more than 1,250 sailors
and marines aboard the ship who
participated in the three week ex-
ercise which included amphibi-
ous landings along the coast of

National Veterans
Golden Age Games
The National Veterans Golden
Age Games, cosponsored by the.
Department of Veterans Affairs
(VA) and the Veterans of Foreign
Wars, are scheduled for July 27
through August 2 -in-.-Leaven-
worth, Kansas.
Neatly 50"- t teTeqh '"
expected' to compete "


Thailand and flight operations
from the aircraft carrier USS In-
dependence. U.S. troops from all
branches of the military partici-
pated in the annual exercise.
Barnes' ship is an Austin
class amphibious transport dock,
forward deployed to Yokosuka,
Japan, as part of the U.S. Sev-
enth Fleet. Its mission Is to trans-


!Dixson Enters
Basic Training-
Army Pvt. Robbie C. Dixson
has entered basic infantry train-
ing at Fort Benning. in Colum-
bus. Georgia.
During the training, he will
receive instruction In drill and
ceremonies, map reading, tactics,
military customs and courtesies,
and first aid. He will develop ba-
sic combat skills, and experience
using various weapons available
S.to the Infantry soldier.
DLxson is the son of Billy. C.
S"-eid 'Alice F. 'DIxebn 'of'Port 'St.
Joe.:


you should inspect larger trees
for broken, dead, or damaged
limbs, and remove these as soon
as possible. Hurricane winds can
tear such limbs from a tree, and
turn them Into dangerous projec-
.tiles. However, remember that it
,is not a good idea to prune
healthy branches before a hurri-,
Icane because this encourages
; new growth, which is very vulner-
able to wind damage.
During the storm season, it is
especially important to keep roof
gutters clear of leaves, twigs, and
other debris. Drainage should be
'at its best to cope with heavy hur-
-ricane rains.
If you have hanging baskets,
tub plants, or large potted plants
on exposed porches or patios,
they should be moved indoors
ahead of the storm. Hurricane
,winds can damage or completely
destroy both exposed plants and
containers. Other loose items
which can be hurled about, such
as lawn furniture, garden tools,
toys, and garbage "cans, also
should be brought inside before
strong winds strike. In addition to
being severely damaged or de-
stroyed, such objects can become
lethal flying objects during a hur-
rlcane.
While we all hope our state
avoids serious hurricane damage
this season, it's still very impor-
tant to be prepared. So check
your home grounds thoroughly,
keeping our precautionary point-
ers in mind. And, if you detect po-
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News from the Military


Barnes Takes Part in

Exercise Cobra Gold


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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners will hold budget meetings on
Monday, July 21, 1997 and Wednesday,
July 23, 1997 at 5:00 p.m., E.D.T., in the
County Commissioners' meeting room at
the Gulf County Courthouse in Port St. Joe,
Florida. The purpose of these meetings will
be to begin preparing the proposed budget
for the 1997-98 fiscal year. The public is
encouraged to attend.
NATHAN PETERS, JR.
CHAIRMAN
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PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1997



Memorial Service for Reverend E. Zedoc Baxter


A memorial service for
Reverend E. Zedoc Baxter will
be held on Sunday, July
20th. The service is sched-
uled to begin at 1:30 o'clock
p.m., Eastern time, in the
sanctuary of the First United
Methodist Church in Port St.


Joe.
Reverend Baxter, who
served at the Port St. Joe
church for many years, died
of a massive heart attack
three short weeks following
his retirement from the min-
istry,


MEDITATIONS OF A



By LOWELL F. ADAMS
TOO GOOD, or
STOO BAD? ""
"I will be merciful to their
unrighteousness, and their
sins and their iniquities .' i'
will I remember no more." -
Hebrews 8:12

A GENTLEMAM TOLD ME RECENTLY, "God
wouldn't have me. I've been too mean and ugly all my life."
But there is no difference with God. All are sinners and He
wants to save everyone from the wrath to come. Pharasees were
criticising Jesus one day for associating with publicans and
sinners. He told' them that they who are well do not need a
doctor, but those who are sick. Meaning if they were not sinners
they would not need Him.
On another occasion a lady said, "I think I'm just as good,
as anyone down there at the church." And she was probably
right maybe even "gooder" than some. Many "good" people
are just as much in need of a Savior as those who are, not so
good. Being good is not what saves. In Ephesians 2:8-9 we are
told "By Grace you are saved, through FAITH; and that not of
yourselves; it is the GIFT of God; and not of works." Being
"good" is certainly commendable, and everyone should be
good. As descendants of Adam and Eve, we are all under a-
burden of inherited sin. Jesus is our remedy for that. In John
14:6 Jesus declared "I am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE:
No one comes unto the Father, except by me." During the Old
Testament days, -iod tried the "being good" way for people to
get right with Him, but they refused. They even killed His
messengers (prophets). So He sent His Son, Jesus, ushering in a
New Covenant of Grace. Jesus lived His life sinless and perfect
before the Father, fulfilling God's law to the letter., In doing,
this. He became the acceptable sacrifice for all our sins.
Now instead of depending on living good enough for God
to accept us, we must place our trust and FAITH in Jesus, God's
Son. God's law says the wages of sin is death, and Jesus came
to take our. place in paying that terrible debt. Now when we
accept Jesus as Lord and Savior, the Grace of a loving Father
accounts us as righteous, 'because our Savior is righteous.
Nothing much has changed in this old sinful body, and it is still
tempted to sin, although our Spirit wants to please God.
Isn't God wonderful?


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' "THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"
First Baptist Church
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Worship Service 8:30 am
Sunday School 9:45 am
Worship Service 11:00am
Disciple Training 6:00 pm
Evening Worship 7:00 pm
__ Wednesday Prayer Meeting ...6:30 pm
Gary Smith Buddy Caswell
\ Pastor Minister of Music & Youth



THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES' 80022nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
-:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
+ Sunday School 9:45
+ ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CD

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor,


first United Methodist Church

S111 North 22nd Street '
Mexico Beach, FL'32410
|Morning Church., .................9:00 a.m. CT
Church School.................. 10:15 a.m. CT

CHRISTIANITY ON THE MOVE
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor Dr. John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820 Hours: Monday-Friday,
Parsonage Phone: 648-4424 9 am 12 noon CT


God'
love

is

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Discover God's love!
Everyone welcome

Long Avenue
BAPTIST CHURCH -,
1601 Long Avenue Port St Joe 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. & 5:45 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & youth missions 7 p.m.; Prayer & Bible
study 7 p.m.; Adult Praise Choir 8 p.m.
Curtis Clark, pastor
Mark Jones, minister of music & youth '


Zedoc was a friend to brother.
everyone in the community
and because of this the mem-
bership of First United
Methodist Church would like
to extend an invitation for
you to attend this memorial
service for a dear, departed ,


Vacation Bible
School July 26
The First Church of the Naza-
rene would like to invite all chil-
dren ages three through sixth
grade to attend their bible school,


'41,


"Expedition to the Promised
Land." Bible school will be held
on Saturday, July 26, from 10:00
a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The church is located at 2420
Long Avenue in Port St. Joe. For
more information call 227-3116.


9 The Holy


Temple

Recently a child asked
a question. The question
g| was, "Where is God?" In
Habakkuk 2:20 we find,
Oliver F. Taylor : "But the Lord is in his
Visitation Minister, First holy temple, let all the
United Methodist church earth keep silence before
-him."
Those of us who are Christian worship, in a
building which is referred to as a' church. In
worship we come into the presence of God. We
listen to the reading of the Bible.
We come before God in prayer. We open our
hearts and minds to God. Sometimes in silence
we come to God to hear Hlis word for us. Here we
can find, instructions '-f how to better follow
God's will for our lives. I need a trip to the holy
temple every week. Eve'' Christian needs ,this
trip regularly. Worship in the church of your
choice each week.


This column is provided as a service of the'Gulf Count' Cudance Clinc Inc.. a prolessonal counseling
and menial health center It.is not intended lo teplaceLchnologcal counseling or tirelment sereeS.


Dear Counselor:
I am a 36 year old mother'
with one child.. We are having a lot
of problems with our 10 year old
son's behavior. He lies, curses,
and goes and comes as he choos-
es. We have gotten counseling in
the past, and for a while, it really'
helped. The problem is my hus-
band's mother.
Jack's mother goes against,
everything we try to do with our
sonl When we tried to implement
our former counselor's advice, she
pronounced it "stupid" and said
she could "teach the counselor
how to parent." She believes she
is the world's perfect mother (my
husband is the only child without,
.a Jail record or drug problem).
How do I keep my mother-in-
law in good graces without my son
going further'?
Signed. '
Puzzled in Gulf County
Dear Puzzled:
First. yours is a common
problem. Well-meaning relauves
can wreak havoc on parental dis-
ciplinary efforts.
It might be helpful for you
and your husband to talk to your
mother-in-law about what goals
you are attempting to accomplish.
If she gets defensive, please
emphasize she is a very important
part of the goals, working or not,
and you really need her help in
accomniplishing this.


Tell her that you want her
input and will discuss this with
her regularly. Ask for her to sup-
port you even if she doesn't agree
%with your approach at the time.
Ask her to discuss any disagree-
ments with you and your spouse
in private-so that you can work as
a team. This should really.
increase her, cooperation with
you.
When she does what you
desire, point it out, praise it, and
thank her for really working with
you to help her grandchild.
Practice this consistently and
your relationship should improve.,,
Communication is a lifelong.
multi-processed task. A. trained
counselor can help, you learn
more techniques to help you get
along better with those you love.
Please contact Gulf County
Guidance Clinic if you would like
Sto speak to a counselor.
.Signed,
Laura Rogers, M.S.
counselor '
Note: :Please address 'your ques-
tions and comments to:
Dear Counselor, 311 Williams
Avenue, 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.,


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
1 MORNING WORSHIP- 11:00 AM ET EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM ET
_flj ..Sunday School 9:45' am Discipleship Training 5:00 pm Sun. Evening
Wed. Night at 7:00 pm. Youth Group Meeting, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting
"0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."
Please accept this invitation to join us in worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
For information concerning ourtbus ministry, please call 647-5026 -



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

The Church of Christ
in Wewahitchka wants to make a difference in your life.
Owen Freeman, Minister
Sunday School ......................................................................... 9 a.m C D T
Worship Service .. 10 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m.


Revival at Wewa


Baptist July 20-23


There will be a community
wide "Student Led Revival" on
July 20th through the 23rd at the
First Baptist Church of Wewa-
hitchka. The revival will feature
"Team Jesus" from Gapway Bap-
tist Church of Lakeland.
The revival will begin at 6:30
(CT) every night. On Sunday "De-
sperado," a drama, will be per-
formed, on Monday, a musical,
"Basics of Life," will be performed.


Plans For Youth
Conf. Underway
Making' responsible decisions
is the focus for this year's annual
conference, scheduled to convene
August 7-9, at the David Jones
Center.
A wide range of topics will be
explored with experts from each
field. Meals and door prizes iill
be provided at every session.
Who should attend:
*Youth ages 11-17
*Church leaders
*Community leaders
*Parents
*Other concerned citizens
Special emphasis programs:
eTeens and legal actions
*AIDS Impact on the young
*Parenting skills
Preriglstration is required by
August 4th. For more information'
and to register call 229-6624 ori
229-6290.
This activity is hosted by Pro-
ject: Mold A Male.


Bible Study: W<
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. S
6 p.m. Wednesday N
Call 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Sireet & Marvin Avenue


Tuesday's entertainment will be a
puppet production, "Yo Kids,"
and Wednesday's performance
will be another drama, "What's it
Gonna Take."
The special event of the week
will include Tuesday morning's
"sports spectacular." Put on your
sneakers and join them at the lot
across from the church.
Don't miss this exciting week.
It could be life changing. For
more information call the church
at 639-2789.


Summer Blast
'97 At Long Ave.
Long Avenue Baptist Church
will be hosting the 1997 Summer
Blast for kids ages 6-12. Summer
Blast '97 will feature two full days
'of rallies, games, Bible stories;
songs, skits, awards and much
morel
Make plans now on your cal-
endar to attend these fun filled
'days on July 18th and 19th, 8:45
a.m. til 4:00 p.m., at Long Avenue
Baptist Church.
-Summer Blast '97 is spon-
sored by Child Evangelism Fel-
lowship of the Big Bend M.
'Everyone is invited to attend.





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508 Sixteenth Street 227-1.756

S. S T SUNDAY WORSHIP...........................10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL........................... 11................il a.m.
*SUNDAY SCHOOL -Young Children
Nursery Available



/ The friendly place to worship!
First Baptist Church
Mexico Beach Jim Davis, Pastor
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
SWorship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
Wednesday Adult Prayer & Bible Study, TeamKids (grades 1-6) at 6:30 p.m.
'Please note, all times central!
NURSERY PROVIDED FOR ALL SERVICES
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Morning Worship ....11:00 a.m. Fellowship ...........6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ..........7:30 p.m.
(904)-227-1724 Choir Practice
Rev. Jesse Evans Wednesday ..............7:30 p.m.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1997. PAGE 5B


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, tbsp. lite soy sauce, divided v 1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, sliced *" '/////
2 tsp. cornstarch 1/3 c. fat-free sour cream /
1 large clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
2 tbsp. vegetable oil, divided hot cooked egg noodles ,
Cut beef across grain into thin slices. Combine 1 tbsp. lite soy
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Heat 1 tbsp. oil in large skillet over high heat. Add beef and stir- '
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1/2 cup chopped green pepper top stuffing mix
Thaw fish if frozen. Cut fillets into small chunks. In a large skillet saute fish and
vegetables in margarine for 5 to 8 minutes. Add package of stove top vegetable:
seasoning; mix well and simmer for 1 minute. Add 1 cup water and stove top
cornbread stuffing. Mix well. Cover and reduce heat. Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and leave covered until ready to serve. For firm mixture, use less
water and for moist mixture use more water. Yield: 4 servings. (Recipe may be doubled,
tripled, etc., for extra servings)
Nutritive Value :.ei or, (10 o:) -erivir, t :id r a 2000 calorie diet: Calories 240, Cal.orie frcrm Fai
100, Protein 23g; Total Fat 11 g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 75mg, Sodium 400mg, Toal i.art-Ori,
drate 11g, Dietary Fiber 2g. Daily Value: Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 25%, Calcium 8%, Iron 10%.
Courtesy: Florida Department of \Xcr.ulrure and C:on.umer Services, .


Peppy Seafood
Sauce


cup catsup
cup chili sauce
Tablespoons lemon juice
Tablespoon horseradish
Tablespoon mayonnaise
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


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1/2 teaspoon grated onion
1/4 teaspoonrisalt
" 3 drops liquid hot pepper
,sauce.
1/8 teaspoon pepper


Combine all ingredients, chill. Yieldi 1 .1/2 cups
Will serve I pound cooked Florida Shrimp, I pound Florida Blue
Crab claws. 1 container of Florida Oysters, breaded and fried or
2 1/2 pounds Florida Stone Crab claws.
NutrItive Value per one I1 Tablespoon. 6.pro.rrimately 20gl serving tbaed or a 2000 calorie diei
Calories 25, Calories Irom Fat 10. Protein 0g, Total F t 1g. Saiuraied Fat 0g, Cnolesierol Omg.
Sodium 240mg. Tolal Carbohydrate 4g, Dietary Fiber Og Daily Value: Vitamin A 200 Vitamin C 6%
Calium r6 Iron 01,
Courses : Florida Departmen of. Agriculture and Consumer Services, -


fresh or frozen
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup margarine or butter,
melted
1/2 cup chicken broth


3 1/2, cups toasted cornbread
cubes
or cornbread stuffing
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1 teaspoon sage


Thaw oysters if frozen. Drain' Remove any remaining shell particles. Saute
celery and onions in margarine until tender. Add oysters and cook 3 to 5
minutes or until done. Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly. Place
mixture in a shallow 2-quart baking dish. ,Bake at 350 degrees F. for 20 to
25 minutes. Yield: 4 cups stuffing. (Recipe may be doubled, tripled, etc.,
for extra servings)
Nutritive ValuepIer-one serving (9 oz) based on a 2000 calorie diet: Calories 220, Calories from Fat
90, Protein 12g, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 60mg, Sodium 520mg, Total Carbohy-
drate 22g, Dietary Fiber 2g. Daily Value: Vitamin A,25%, Vitamin C 25%, Calcium 10%, Iron 50%.


NOTICE OF IMPOUNDED ANIMALS
July 14, 1997
STO RECLAIM ANIMALS CONTACT THE' PORT ST. JOE
POLICE DEPARTMENT FROM 8.00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M:,
.IONDA Y THROUGH FRIDA Y.
DATE OF
DESCRIPTION SEX PICK-UP LOCATION
'Small White Dog Male 7/02/97 MLK/Ave. C
Small Red Dog Male 7/02/97. Avenue C
Small Gray Cat Unknown, 7/02/97 Avenue B
Sm. Gray/White Cat Unknown 7/02/97 Avenue B
Med. Black'White Cat Female 7/03/97 Avenue B
Medium Black Dog Female 7/09/97 Westcott Circle
No collar on animals.
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Permit Is Needed to


rake Migratory Game Birds Now


A new program to enable the
U.S. 'Fish and Wildlife Service
(USFWS) to get a more accurate
reading on the number of migra-
tory birds hunters take each year
will go into effect this season.
The Migratory Bird Harvest
Information Program will require
all migratory bird hunters to get a
free migratory bird permit by fill-
ing out a questionnaire on the
new universal license application.
" Hunters planning to take
ducks, coots, doves, woodcock,
rails, gallinules (common
moorhens) or snipe in Florida this
year must have the migratory bird
permit box checked on their uni-
versal license.
"To get the box checked, you
just have to complete a short
questionnaire," said Susan Wood,
chief of licensing and permitting
with the Game and Fresh Water
Fish Commission (GFC). "This
permit is available at tax collec-
tor's offices or at retail stores that
sell hunting and fishing licenses."
The new program will enable
wildlife agencies to set season
dates and bag limits to provide
sportsmen with as many hunting
opportunities as possible,
because they will be working with
more accurate figures than ever
before.
In the past, anti-hunting
groups have cited the lack. of
accurate harvest information dur-
ing their legal challenges of hunt-
ing seasons.
"Information from the prd-


GFC Sets


gram will help preserve hunting :T
and Justify it as a legitimate recre- ing T
national opportunity during future hunter
court challenges," said Tim migia
O'Meara, GFC's chief of wildlife seledt
resources. vey ca


GFC's Crai


BUI Arrest
The Game and Fresh Water Jcohl
Fish Commission's (GFC) G
statewide crackdown on drunke i clhec
boaters netted 15 arrests over the Florid
Fourth of July weekend. July
"This demonstrates the, prob- about
lem we have with drunk boaters ings f
on Florida's lakes and rivers," G
said Capt. :Paul Ouellette. GFC's


boating safety coordinator. "We
want to increase awareness that
Florida's boating laws are strictly
enforced."
Col. Bob Edwards, director Of
OFC's Division of Law Enforce-
ment, called 'the operation a suc1
cess. "If we saved one life and pre-
vented onr accident, then: this
effort was well worth it. In addi-
tion, hundreds of boaters are
more aware of the dangers of
boating-urider-the-influence of
alcohol."
The crackdown isin response
to a dangerous level of intoxicated
boaters on Florida'4 waters. In
1996, nearly 50 percent of fatal
boating accidents in Florida were


97-'98


FC

ti
ori


USFWS will col ect hunt-
ormation by surveying
to estimate harvests of
ry game birds. Only.
hunters will receive sur-
is before the season. They


will be asked to record daily hunt
information and return completed
cards at the end of the hunting
season.
"Some' hunters will receive
surveys to record the numbers


and sp
during
season
receive
mail, fi
extreme
of mir


kdown Nets 15 holders
. ...A holders


0 license E

related. operation was based on a similar bird pe
aw enorcemet offers effort by the Drive Smart Florida "If
I, it oficers Inc.'s "Booze It and Lose It" cam-
1 24.405 boaters on paign on Florida roads. Drive
lakesand 6th. Officers issuedeen Smart Florida's dedicated to 17

.229 citations and warn- reducing the incidents of drunk
nlhp infricationns driving related injuries and fatali- A


FC's July Fourth weekend


ties.


pecles of birds they take
migratory bird hunting
," O'Meara said. "If you
one of the surveys in the
lling it out is optional, but
ely important to the future
gratory bird hunting in
and the United States."
time and 5-year license
also must obtain this per-
d have it in their posses-
while hunting migratory
birds. Holders of these
s will be mailed migratory
rmit applications.
lifetime and 5-year license


holders don't receive this applica-
tion before the hunting season,
they can call the GFC's Bureau of
Licensing and Permitting at (850)
488-3641 to get a permit or com-
plete a license application at their
county tax collector's office,"
Wood said. ,
Sportsmen who are exempt
from license requirements are
exempt from migratory bird per-
mits. In addition to the migratory,
bird permit, hunters must also
have state waterfowl permits and
federal duck stamps to take
waterfowl in Florida.


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Hunt Regulations
The Game and Fresh Water areas with; the.exception of regu-
Fish Commission (GFC) 'made lations for! the Wommack Creel
final adjustments to the 1997-98 Unit of the Tate's Hell Wildliff
hunUng regulations Friday, July ManagemeIt Area which it will set
1ith. in its September meeting;
*voted to allow the sale of
"Youth Waterfowl Hunting Day" uncooked' non-native venison
Commissioners voted to add and,.
common moorhens to the list f revised taidermy rules t
species that young hunters may s reIsetaxi nrm d pes
take during the Youth Waterfowl sm r epingmand er
Hunting Day" and switched the mlt possession requirements and
ending date for, common moorhen allow mounting of road-killed
n e ome specimens of certain species with-
falconry season -from December out permits.
16 to December 15.
1Dog Hunting Special presentations. Made
Commissioners also adopted Commissioners accepted a
a n at u e special presentation from wildlife
a new rule that will require dog artist Tom Freeman In memory of
hunters including those who the late Commissioner Thomas L.
cusen bird dogs or retrievers-in Hires, Sr.'e
Calhoun. Escambla, Holmes,
Jackson. Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, In addition, commissioners
Walton and Washington counties presented ,the agency's Heroism/
to have their dogs wear collars Valor. Awird to wildlife officer
Mark Bishard and recognized
that identify the owrier. It also -Mike WVestney (president of BASS
requires dog hunters in those Federatilon of Florida). Scott
counUes to obtain written permig- e (artist). Keith Mudd
sion from landowners before (GFC arts) arid Bob Wattendori
hunting. (GFC' fisheries official) for theiri


The commission also
approved a set of management
guidelines for resolving conflicts
associated with the use of dogs for
deer hunting.
Other Commission Decisions
Also, the commission:
.*established Type I and Type
II wildlife management areas and-
wildlife and environmental areas
and passed final rules for these


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work in making the newr bass,
license plate a reality., ,
Lt. Col. Julie Jones attended
the meeting as, the ;GFC's new
regional director for, the Northeast
Region. Jbnes' formerly was a
wildlife officer and Investigator in
the Everglades and Northwest
regions.
The GFC's next meeting ten-
tatively is set for September 25
and 26 in Tallahassee.


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1200 U. S. Hwy. 98 John M. Delomne,
Mexico Beach, PL 32410 i 647-3633
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NEW LISTNGS:
St. Joe Beach 254 Coronado St. Really nice welli-
maintained 3 bd 1 1/2 ba. 12x60' mobile hoine, fur-
nished with dishwasher, ref., gas stove, ch/a,
microwave. Kitchen and bath redone. Also e'iclosed
front porchand a back deck; 2 sheds, sprinkler and
well. Property 135'x150' under chain link fence. $75,000.
Mexico Beach Marina --located on Mexico Beach Canal
- 4 lots, bait and tackle shop, gasoline pumps, boat
docks, 3,000 + sq. ft. bidg. $690,000.
Motel 4103 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach. Located 'n four
lots, gunite swimming pool, boat parking, good !invest-
ment potential. $550,000.
8213 Hwy. 98 -St. Joe Beach Gulfaire Exquisite 3 Br
2.5 Ba townhome. Just under 1600 SF, furnished, roof,
carpet, interior paint 2 yrs. old. Wood burning stone
fireplace. Large deck off master BR upstairs and living
room downstairs. Spacious and airy. Outside storage
rooms front and back. Also, Ig. storage under stairwell.
All electric CH/A, dishwasher, disposal, refrigerator,
compactor, washer-dryer. Owner occupied bit great
rental potential.. Must see to appreciate. $225,000 FPI.
Cape San Blas Sea Cliffs. Beautifully furnished 3 lev-
el town house w/great gulf view from each level. 3 bd.,
3 ba., gated community, privAte beach, Ig. switnming
pool, built on concrete pilings. Many extras. $199,900.
Cape San Bias Cape Sands Landing. Nicely decorat-
ed beachside townhouse. Duplex unit. 2 bd. and 2 bath
downstairs, 2 loft bedrooms upstairs. Nice screened-in
porch, steps to the gulf. Fully furnished. $189,900.
Mexico Beach Dolphin Run Townhouse #5, i Nice 2
bd., 2 1/2 ba. furnished townhouse. Has two decks
overlooking the gulf. Features include paved parking
underneath, outside showers, new cen. h/a. Excellent
rental unit. $135,000.


St. joe Beacn Sea Gi.
refurbished 3 bdai 2 li/
heat/air, new roof, hot:'
furniture, wall piper. J]
potential. $175,000.
GU
7799 Hwy 98, St. Joe Beac
rated 3 Br 2 Ba half of dur
1 Br 1 B3 downstairs, 2 BI
CH/A. Excellent rental. $1
17-D S. 38th St. Beautif6
close to pier. Cen. h,'a, stc
Great rental potential or f
378 Gulf Pines Dr.,:- Gulf
front homes in the area. G
many amenities; including
nation system, custom cou
master bath, extensive dec
place. The nicely lahdscaip
sundeck with sunbiella, a
refrigerator, stove,. dishWi
treatments. Located on ali
INDIAN PASS Beautify
2 acres, both side of court
the gulf. 1.59bacresi in si
tion, terrific beach. $235,03

ACROSS HId
2702 High
each side, glatJIfafr
potential. Lot 100k75'. $'
nished.
61 First Street, Mexico Be
2 half bath stucco home, o
from dedicated be ch. (Ci
hobby room. Large pitcher
ground, 15x30 lighted i
garage, fish pond,i cen. "
LIST. MUST SEE, TOP CO


C Joy Holder,- 648-8493
Patrick Raao 648-5965
Moira RItcih 648-5146
Donna Selfeit 648-59:19
e Itor Joan Smithwick 647-4150
e4Itor


All Townhouse #11. completelyy
2 ba. townhouse. New central
water heater, all new carpet, tile,
vl nt condition, excellent rental

L : FRONT
i Far' N Away Bea tifully deco-
plx, completely remo eled in 1992.
" Ba upstairs. Washed /dryer, new
91,000:
f finished 2 id 2 b townhome,
v', ref. dishwas-l'er washer/dryer.
ir Iy.our own pleasure $165,000.
Pines Subd.,,One of the finest Gulf
o0geous 5 bedroom, two' bath, with
g elevator, elec. storm shutters, irri-
nter tops, 12' ceilings, lass block in
ckng, boardwalk to the beach, fire-
ied home has a wrap around porch,
and a screened porch.. Comes with
'asher, satellite dish and window
ncst i acre. $489,900.
Giulf front lot one of a kind. Over
y road ,C-30B.' One hundred feet on
uit side of road. Nice 'trees, ,vpgeta-
)0

-IWAY FROM BE ACH
Il rd., 1 ba.,
tcu =,Rii od rental
18,500 furnished or $112,500 unfur-

ach. Beautiful 4 bdrmi, 2 full baths,
n Ig. 145'x280' lot, just 1 1/2.blocks
rest room with fireplace, office or
a w/island and bar, diiing room, in-
irite pool. Screened porch, 2 car
i/a. TOO MANY'AMENITIES TO
NDITION. $175,000.00.


319 Robin Lane 2 bdrm., 2 ba. split plan home. CH/A,
12x20', suiwn|U&|e,0 : i ll llt wrination.'
Dishwash cyDi.,i te, Wi l yard and
neighborhood. $2,.500. Reduced to $70,000.
801 Maryland Dr. Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. 14x70' mobile home. Cen.
heat air, large deck, $49,000.

GULFAIRE SUBDIVISION
Gulfaire Dr. Triplex. Two 3 Br 2 Ba units and one 1 Br 1 Ba
unit. Very nice. Good investment. To be sold together. Total
price $175,000
.Gulf Aire Subd., 102 Sea Pines Dr. Want room? Large 2200+
sf. frame, 2-story home on comer lot. 2 bd., 1 ba., recreational
room downstairs, 2 bd., 1 ba, living room, dining room, fire-
place, and kitchen upstairs. Remodeled in 1995. Very comfort-
able. MUST SEE! $148,500. -
319 Beacon Rd. Nice 3 bdC F ie in excellent neighbor-
hood. Features include a w l u.Iin/din. rm. combination,
fireplace, lots of decking with fenced back yard. Appliances
include electric range, refrig., dishwasher, and disposal. Lot
size,.75'x125'. Tennis court & pool privileges: $119,900.
ST. JOE BEACH
100 Santa Anna Frame duplex, 2 Br, 1 Ba upstairs, 1 Br 1 Ba
downstairs. 1/2 block to beach. Good rental history. $80,000.
Reduced (o $75,000.

COMMERCIAL/INVESTMENT PROPERTY
Port St. Joe. Established existing department store business.
Get in on ground floor of downtown revitalization! Inventory,
fixtures and established business. $225,000.
Port St. Joe Approx. 2 acres commercial/industrial lots of
possibilities $99,000
LOTS
MEXICO BEACH Houses Only
110 S. 38th St. Lot 12, BIk 6, Unit 5. 75'x90' zoned tourist/resi-
dential. Approx. 300' to beach. Water tap paid. $70,000.
424 New Mexico. 224'x158'x189'; lot 25, Blk B, Unit 14 trian-
gular wooded lot. $12,500.Single family home only.
410, 412, 414 Colorado Dr. 100'x158.33' each Lot 12, 14, 16,
Block B, Unit 14. $24,900 each. Owner financing, with 20%
down, 10% 10 years.
420,'Colorado Dr. 100'xl58.33' Lot 22, Bik B, Unit 14.
$26,900, Owner financing, with 2p% down, 10% 10 years.
413, 415 Fifth St. 100'x158.33' Lot 13, 15, Bik A, Unit 14.
$27,900 each. Owner financing, with 20% down, 10% 10 years.
304 & 306 Hatley Dr. Lots 4 and 5, Block B. Two nice resi-
dential lots, 87.5' x 108' each. $15,000 each.


12th St. Nice area, walk to beach. Lot 8, 90xi20, residential,
$20,000., .
Grand Isle Nan Nook and Kim Kove Lot 19, BIk D 71' X
115'. $11,500
Wysong S/D Comer of Robin Lane & 15th St. Lot 1,Blk 3
149' X 70' X 127' X 100'. $14,000 MAKE OFFER
Wysong S/D Robin Lane.- Lot 9, Blk 3 Unit 17: $11,500
BEACON HILL
Houses Only
Faulk Place 100 X 120',.with large septic tank. $21,000
Triton St. Lots 5 & 6, Blk 3, Unit 1 irregular. $32,000
GULFAI'RE SUBDIVISION
Homes Only Subdivision swimming pool and tennis courts
Gulfaire Dr., cleared lot, Block C, Lot 32, 80'x125'. $22,900.
Gulfaire Dr., Very nice cleared lot, Block C, Lot 33, 90x125'.
$22,900.
112 Periwinkle Dr., Lot 6, Blk F, 75'x125', good residential
lot on quiet street. $23,000.
Gulfaire Dr. Lot 15, Blk C Approx. 85' X 125'. $22,900
SEASHORES SUBDIVISION
Lot 44, Block A, nice lot in nice neighborhood, located on cul
de sac. $22,500.
Nautilus Dr. Lot 3, Blk A. $19,500.
Nautilus Dr. Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8, Block A. $22,000 each.
ST. JOE BEACH
Mobile Homes or Houses
Pineda St. 50' X 125' each -3 lots in first block across from
beach. $25,000 each
PORT ST. JOE
Cape Plantation. Nice residential lot in nice neighborhood, block
B, lot 8, 120'x187'. Paved road. Possible owner financing, $18,500.
OVERSTREET AREA
FIVE ACRES on the Intracoastal Waterway, approximately 500'
water frontage. Lot size approximately 500'x450'. $85,000.
Creekwood Lots 14 & 15, Approx. 1.25 acres total PLUS 2 pie-
shaped lots 6 & 7 directly on the creek. Sold as package.
$22,000
Wetappo Creek and Highway 386 15.5 acres Great
Potential. $70,000
WEWAHITCHKA AREA
Highway 71 Gulf County Farms 4 acres. $15,700
Riverside Park Land Dr. Lots 9 & 10. One block to boat
basin. $8,000 each. Both lots available for less money.
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1986 Nissan 200 SX. Red, 4 speed,
. s sunroof, air cond., 115,000 miles,
Iood tires. Clean & -good maint.
3,000 bbo. See on weekends. 648-
4648. tffc7/17
1977 Ford LTD II. 2 door hard top,-
$300 obo. As is. 827-2969 or 827-
6222. 3tc7/17
1994 Dodge cargo van. white, good
condition, air cond.. am/fm cassette.
cruise. $S 1.000 obo. See on week-
ends, 648-4648. tfc 7/17
SWB full size Ford pickup side rails &
door complete, $50. 827-2969 o4
827-6222. 3tc 7/17
1996 Bonneville SE loaded, all elec-
tric, Vortex engine,' leather, cd, theft
system, 20,000 miles, excel. cond.
Call Pam at 227-7231 or Glynn at
229-6310 or after: 5:30 p.m., 229-
6691. 2tc 7/17
'85 S-10 Blazer, '4x4, auto, a/c,
cruise, towing pkg., $3,600 obo. '75
Datsun B210, best offer., 229-6774.
ltp 7/10
1973 Lincoln Continental, all leather.
has 460 engine, only needs starter.
$600 obo. 648-4767. '2tc 7/17


One bdrm. furnished trailer, air
cond., washer/dryer, sleep sofa, day
bed, combo LR/DR area. Very clean
on comer lot. 648-4554. Itc 7/17
3 bdrm., 2 ba. doublewide for rent in
Beacon Hill. Fenced yard, $525
month, $300 deposit. Call 785-3173.,
tfc 7/10

BEACH STORAGE units, available.
5x10, 10x10, and 10x20. Located on
Americus behind Gulf Sands Motel on
St. Joe Beach. Call 227-7200 (day) or
647-3882 (evening) for :information.
tfc 7/10

One 14x80' mobile home, 3 bdrm., 2
ba. with garden' tub, deposit $365,
monthly rent $365. One 14k80' mo-
bile home, 3 bdrm., 2 bath, deposit
$360, monthly $360. One 12x60' mo-
bile home, 2 bdrm., deposit $200,
monthly $200. Call 639-4165 or 639-
2751. 4tc 7/10
2 BR trailer, furnished. Douglas
Landing. 1st and last. fenced. quiet.
fine fishing two blocks. (850) 639-
2026 4tp 7/10
Unfurnished 3 bedroom,. 2 bath
home. large yard at Cape Plantation.
$700. Lease or lease option. (352)
383-5594 2tc7/17,
Large one bedroom apartment, fur-
nished, including utilities, $70 week.
227-2039 or 648-4338 Itp 7/17.
Nice two bedroom apartment in St./
Joe, $385 per month with $250 de-
posit Call 229-6527. tfc 7/3
3 bedroom. 3 bath. swimming pool,
double car garage, 648-5328 or ,St.
Joe Beach, $750. 647-3461.
tfc 6/26

Mobile home lot for rent at Beacon_
Hill, 4 blocks off Hwy. .98 with city"
water, septic tank & power pole. $150
-per month. Call 227-2020 or 647-
3381. tfe 7/3
, NMobile home and RV lots. water &
sewer included, $80 month. Long
term or short term fishermen wel-
come. 639-4165. tfc 7/3


Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty
Manor Circle, Port St. Joe. Afforda-
ble housing for the elderly and the
handicapped.
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy
efficient const., stove & refrig., fur-
nished, fully carpeted, l bdrm., apts.
on site
Equal Oppor. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
tfc 7/3




Yard Sale: 802 Woodward Avenue,.
Saturday, July 19, 7 a.m. 12.
Clothes, all sizes, books, household
items. l Itc 7/17
Yard Sale: Camping gear, furniture,
divan & chair, coolers, smoker, fish-
ing rods. electric sander. mitre box,
many other items. Rain cancels. 110
41st St., IMexico Beach,, Saturday. 7
a.m. until, Itc 7/17
Huge Yard Sale: Saturday. You have.
kids? you don't want to miss. Come:
early.' Newborn. to 4T. Girls clothes
size 5 & 6. Jenny Lind crib, child's
kitchen set and many toys, knick
knacks and miscellaneous. Arizona
Drive. Mexico Beach.





Looking for full time warehouse work-
er. Duties include warehouse &
grounds upkeep, deliveries, customer
service, stocking, etc. Apply at Wal-
lace Pump & Supply, 15th St, Mexico
Beach. 648-8161. Itc 7/17
Need pianist for church services In,
the Port St. Joe area. This is a paid
position.' Please call 227-1373 for
more information, tfc 7/17


- Crane operators needed. Must have 2-
3 years experience w/hyd. cranes. 50
+ hrs. weekly with paid holidays & va-
cation. 401K + benefits. Apply at
2212 Sherman Ave., Panama City, FL
32405 or 905-785-7099. ltp 7/17
Part time ideal second income, home
based demonstrator position House of
Lloyd and Christmas & gifts commis-
sion and bonuses. Free training. No
investment. Call Kim 850-722-4675.
2tc 7/17
Job Opportunity. The Gulf County
School Board is receiving transfer ap-
plications from current non-
instructional employees for the posi-
tion of Finance I. The job location Is
the Gulf County school Board Office.
A job description is available from
that office. Interested employees must
submit written interest to Ms. Sissy
Worley, Finance Office," Gulf County
Schools, 150 Middle School Road,
Port St Joe, FL 32456 by 12:00 noon,
E.D.T.. July 24. 1997. Itc7/17,
The Gulf Co. Senior Citizens hate a
part-time chore/respite worker post-
Stion open in the Port St. Joe area. Ap-'
,'Iplicants must be 60 years old, have
own dependable transportation, pass
a physical and meet income guide-
lines. For more information. please
call 229-8466; The Gulf County Sr.
Citizens are an equal opportunity em-
: ployer. Applications may be picked up
at the new senior center In Port St.
.Joe located at 120 Libran' Drne.
:fc 7/3

The Gulf Co. Senior Citizens have a
_part-time chore/respite worker posi-
tion open in the Wewahitchka area.
Applicants must be 60 years old, have,
own dependable transportation, pass
a physical and meet income, guide-
lines. For more information, please
call 229-8466. Th6 Gulf County Sr.
Citizens are an equal opportunity em-
ployer. Applications may be picked up
at the senior center in Wewahitchka
located on East Riter Road near the
Kids Center. tfc 7/3


Join the Caring Team. Due to con-
tinued growth, we immediately seek
progressive, enthusiastic Registered
Nurses to staff all shifts. An outstand-
ing opportunity for experienced nurs-
es with a commitment to superior pa-
tient care and a desire to work in an
open progressive environment. Posi-
tion offers competitive salary and a
comprehensive benefits package.
For more Information, please call:
Russ Pate, Director of Professional
Services, 1-850-227-1121, Gulf Pines
Hospital, Port St. Joe. 2tp 7/10
Outgoing. friendly. e-perienced bar-
tender needed at The Grandstand.
Call 227-8955 or 639-4276.
2tc 7/10,

Rehab Aide, 40 hours week, must
work Saturdays. Benefits and vaca-
tions. Experience preferred. Cal (850)
893-6593, ask for Betty. 2tc 7/10
Help wanted at New York Dell. Mexico,
Beach. Must be reliable and flexible;
Will train. Top wages. Apply in per-
son. 3tc 7/3
The City of Mexico Beach Is accepting
applications for the position of police
officer patrolman 1. The starting sal-
ary is $18,928 with medical insu-
rance, 75% college tuition &;. 50%
books assistance, a matching retire-
:'ment program, uniforms, and more.
Must already meet the requirements
set forth by Florida Dept. of Law En-
forcement (FDLE). to include L. E.
FDLE certification. People, oral &
written communication, and some
computer skills essential. Applica-
tions will be accepted until 4:30 p.m.
(CST),'07>/18/97 and can be obtained
by coming by City Hall located at 118
N. 14th St. or writing: City Hall, P. 0.
Box 13425, Mexico .Beach, FL 32410.
The City of Mexico Beach is an EEOC
employer. 3tc 7/3

Cottage Cleaners needed immedi-
ately. Saturday, $6.00 per hour to
start. 227-3730. I tce 7/17


Job Notice: The Gulf County Board
of County Commissioners is seeking
an individual on a permanent part-
time basis for the position of court re-
porter. Applicant must be certified
court reporter and notary public with
a minimum of two years experience.
Applications will be received at the
Gulf County Chief Administrator's Of-
fice, 1000 5th Street, Room 147, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456 (850) 229-
[6111, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m., E.D.T. Applications will
be received until Friday, July 22,
1997, 5:00 p.m. E.D,T,
Gulf County enforces a Drug Free
Workplace Policy and is an Equal Op-
portunity/Affirmative Action Employ-
er.
Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
/s/ Benny C. Lister, Clerk
We're Growingl Due to an increase in
our census. Bay St. Joseph care Cen-
ter currently has position vacancies
for CNAs and nurses. We are looking
for dedicated'professional'individuals.
We offer an excellent compensation
and benefit package. Come grow with
us. To Interview call 229-8244 or ap-
ply at Bay St. Joseph Care Center,
220 Ninth Street, Port St. Joe, FL.
Management Career Opportunities.
Entry level training positions available.
Five day work weeks
Training for first and second shifts
Immediate placement with long term
growth potential
*Medical insurance/vacation
Beginning salaries from 15K-30K
*Additional bonus program based on
performance.
Inquires should be sent to:
P. 0. Box 1030, P.C., FL 32401
Please send resume or work history.
: 1r 1cow 7/17





2 climbing deer stands, $100 for
both. 648-3077. 2tc 7/10


SEIZED CARS from $175. Porsches,
Cadillacs, Chevys, BMWs, Corvettes.
Also Jeeps, -4WD's. Your Area. Toll
Free 1-800-218-90000, ext. A-9513...
for current listings. 4tp 7/10
1987 Mazda RX7. 5 speed. air cond..
'$4,000. Cood'-condition. 227- 1'58.
* : r 3tc 7/3

Four P275/60R15 tires
with 10"x15" machine
finished rims, $225,
obo. Call Eric at 229-
6343 or 229-8997.





18' wooden boat, 1988 40 hp John-
son, fish finder, stereo, great boat for
scalloping or fishing the flats, $2,000
obo. 648-5435. 2tc 7/17


'87 Bayliner Capri,. perfect condition.
2 pair skis and ropes, 8 life jackets, 1
knee board, 2 canvas inner tubes, 1
boat cover, all for $4,000. Call 227-
3847. 2tp 7/10
Paddle boat, new from Sam's -Paid
$500, will sell for, $300. Also three
110 window air conditioners, make of-
fer. Call 647-3283.. 2tc 7/10


Mexico Beach, unfurnished beautiful
duplex, panaromic gulf view, 2 bdr., 1
ba., deck, 200 ft. to dedicated beach,
$525 plus deposit. Year lease. No.
dogs. 648-8868. 2tc 7/17
Looking for a nale or female to share
rent and utilities in my home. If inter-
ested, please contact me at 827-6812.
Itc 7/17


For Rent: 1402 1/2 Long Ave.
2 bdrm. upstairs apt. Stove,
refrig., washer/dryer, air
cond., water paid, $265
month. 227-5443, leave mes-
sage.
tfr 7/3


Safe'N Dry Storage
$25 month
214 3rd St., PSI, FL
904-229-9000
Climate-controlled no mildew


1,200 sq. ft. office space, located on
Hwy. C-30, $750 month, includes
utilities. Call 227-1774. tfc 7/3
Building for rent, set up for food type
business and Hwv. 98 house for rent.:
Located on 41st.St., Mexico, Beach.
For more information M call 648-3090.'
4tc 6/26

Storage Units 'Now Availablel Bayou
Storage serves Cape San Blas, Sim-
mons Bayou and the Port St. Joe
area. 5x10, 20x10 and 10x20. Locat-
ed next to Todd Land Development in
Simmons Bayou. Call 229-8397 or
227-2191 (weekends). tfc 7/3
One and two bedroom apartments. 2
blocks from beach. Beacon Hill, rea-
sonable. Call 912-246-1250. tfc 7/3
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No
pets. 1 block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106. tfc 7/3
Mobile home lots for rent in Mexico
Beach: Call 648-5476. tfc 7/3:


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




Storage

Units

229-6200



Now Open
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
Office: 647-3665
Home: 647-5106

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2048 Parker Ave. $49,900





.IHANNON
3 OrLr.,,-.:.rrv. I C....a .. 4. a 1 10 1 ,:.1 I REA LTY INC.
SPECIAL FEATURE.S Hrr,:,:l,3 r,.:.- r, ul -i,e- PORT ST. JOE
,l-."Ck: I,'tC.,T, .;-r,-.;.,:,l 1 r,, l.cl h.Iu .;. I .:.-_ p r, _z B .a. I- .i ,,-i, F
4 yr, .:.i0 cerral h al rd i,r ;, l ,'-, .1 ,:, .-.1il4'j t,'n].. 227-1450
..: I- 227-1450
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.nci rjv e.: ranr, ,- h r.:..'.. ] re ''. r t',.- *a : ar'eP i tlni arna
ce.I.nl g ilan


TIM'S REPAIR SHOP
Weed Eaters Chain Saws *
Lawn Mowers & Autos
639-3029
6 miles n. of Wewa, Hwy. 71


STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC #0038936
Specializing in Reroofs
Single-ply & Repairs
"Where quality is higher than price"
229-8631
tfc 3/6

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


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


SMALL ENGINE

REPAIR

Barfield's 229-2727


TRAVIS WILLIAMS
229-8587 or 229-6189
Williams Lawn Service
Providing affordable lawn service to all,
of Gulf County and Mexico Beach
FREE ESTIMATES tic 3/13



C. J.'s Lawn
Service
FULL LAWN SERVICE
BRUSH CUTTING LANDSCAPING
I will work for you.
Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
Beach, Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka
Clyde Sanford (904) 648-8492


i :,TRA'J.*.:V S J H *


CREATIVE

Kathe Jones, Consultant
647-3882
Home Cla-.-e- & Wor-:nops PlIolosale
Albums & Suppliez Group Presenations *
Burness Opportunities 2 7,*u


REPLACEMENT WINDOWS
Storm Rated Energy Efficient
Wewa Siding
227-5986 or 639-2942
.tc. c 55/1 97











Plus Small Engine Repairs
St. Joe Rent-AII, Inc.
706 First St.
"Phone 227-2112

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


o' Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
* Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
* Flea Control Condominiums
* Household Pest Control I New Treatment/
* Real Estate (WDO) Reports Construction Sites
1 FAMILY OWNED
[d PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
.Serving Gulf Co. & Surrounding Areas
Free Estimates & Inspections


T.V. 8 V.C.R. Sales 8 Service
Zenith G.E. RCA & Magnavox
Factory Authorized Service
We Service What We Sell
Badcock Home Furnishings Center
310 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
904-229-6195


Alcoholics Anonymous, Surfside Se-
renity Group, meets Mon., Wed, Fri.,
at 7:30 p.m. CST at 1st United Metho-
dist Church, 22nd St.. Mexico Beach.
Womeurs open AA meeting. 12 noon
CST Thursdays. .

29 Years Experience



Locally Owned 227-2125
tfc 5/22


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
S. tfc 4/6


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


RF #0066770 'p
Plumbing Repairs
Roger Stokes
647-3328
NEW CONSTRUCTION


CUSTOM

LAWN

SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559
Lawn Care, Edging,
Trimming, Mowing,
Odd Jobs, Insured
te5/8


GULF COAST COATINGS
CUSTOM RESIDENTIAL PAINTING
Serving Gulf, Calhoun and Bay Counties
Licensed and Insured Sr. Discounts Free Estimates
639-3570 tfc3/6


LIC #RF0051042* RGO051008- ER 0011618
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
Free REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
--,teptS INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
fSti MINOR ELECTRICAL
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/22946821


St. Joe Glass & Mirror
816-D 4th St. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 227-3885
Mirrors Plex-Glass Furniture Tops Desk Tops
Residential Commercial Industrial Shower Doors

t Boat Glass Heavy Equipment Glass


Pump Sales Sta Right Pumps
e- ALLEN'S GULF
------- COAST IRRIGATION
Nelso Rainbird and Toro
INSTALLATION and REPAIR
Free Estimates and Design Licensed and Insured
Allen Norris 229-8786 Pump Repair ,





CUSTOM HOME PLANS
(904) 647-3548

Rose Mary Mapel
6240 Hwy. 98 West
Port St. Joe, FL 32456


RATES:..
Une ads: $3.50 for first 20.words,.
5 for each additional word.
$2.00 for each consecutive
week with no changes. Call
227-1278 to place yours.
NOTE: NEW DEADLINE:
TUESDAY AT 11 A.M.











THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1997


RCA 18 inch digital satellite dish sys-
tem, with receiver, emote, and 100' of
cable. Excellent condition. Just like
brand new. $150. 229-6271.
ltp 7/17

Remodeling sale: Jenn-Air cooktop, 4
modules, $400; Sears Kenmore built-
in oven, $300. Take both for $600.
Excel. cond. 639-5678. 2tc 7/17

8x8' storage room/playhouse. $300.
Right before Hammond's Store in
White City on left Call 229-6217, ask
for Karen. ltp 7/17

Must sell: Giant oak soup and salad
bar. Call 639-2994. 2tc 7/17
Sears Lifestyler tread mill, 8.0 EXP 0-
8 mph /'2.0 hp, step incline, pro-
grammable speed. Used less than 10
hours. Like new, Cost $750, asking
$250. 647-5897. tfc 7/17

10'xlO' tent, 3,500 lb. trailer hitch for
sale. Call 647-3540. ltp 7/17

child care in my home Monday Fri-
day. 7:30 5:30. I have 3 openings for
all ages. I have cribs, for infants and
young babies. I have a huge fenced in
back yard with plenty of fun and ex-
citement. Please call Teresa day or
night at 229-8624. References availa-
ble. ltp 7/17

10" radial arm saw; 250' of 4 ft. metal
shelving. Best offer. 648-8110.
2tc 7/10

Registered .Texas longhorns,young
heifers, 'some cow/calf pairs. Good
color, 850-638-1043. John E. Carter,
Wausau, Fla. 4tp 6/26

LOOK carpentry, window re-
placements, screen/glass rooms -
siding, you name it! Expert work
and nothing less at rock bottom pric-
es. Be glad to show you what I've
done 647-3452, 24-hour service.
THE HOUSE DOCTORS. tfc 7/3




LOSTFU


LOST7 Prescription glasses in black
case in Mexico Beach / CR 386 area.
Please call 648-8602. 2te 7/10


Female beagle spayed, has all shorts
on flea program, one year old. Free to
good home. 229-8079. Itc 7/17
Registered chihuahuas, rat terriers
and Sharpel. 648-5306 or 648-4045.
tfc 7/17

Purebred cocker spaniel puppies,
$150. 639-3097, please leave mes-
sage. 3tc 7/3

ALL NEW HAPPY JACK LIQUI-VICT
2X combines safety & convenience for
MONTHLY prevention of internal par-
asites in dogs. Available O-T-C. BAR-
FIELD'S LAWN &-GARDEN, 229-
2727. 6tc 6/12
DOG GROOMING PLUS, 227-3611.
Professional grooming, special dis-
counts for weekly bathing, dipping
available. Boarding for dogs & cats.
tfic7/3

Give your dog'a break from summer
heat. Ask BARFIELD'S LAWN & GAR-
DEN 229-2727 about HAPPY JACK
PARACIDE SHAMPOO. Kills fleas &
ticks on contact Checks doggy odor.
Contains NO permethrinsl 4tc 7/17





Light and airy 3 bedroom, 2. bath
home, with enclosed heated pool.
Master bedroom wing with whirlpool
tub. All appliances. Two blocks from
beach, yet non-flood zone. $120,000
bargain. 206 Narvaez, Seashores
Subd., 647-3990. 2tp 7/17
For Sale by Owner. 4 bedroom. 2 bath
house, 1012 McClellan Ave., Cen.
h&a, large 20'x30' workshop,
$65,000. Call for appointment 227-
1420. 4tc 7/17


House for Sale: 1200 Monu-
ment Ave, Port St. Joe 4
bdrmnn., 3 baths, wood floors,
fireplace, new dishwasher, all
appliances, fresh paint, large,
corner lot, fenced yard,
screened patio, new landscap-
ing. "Move in mint condition"'
plus great bay view. Price
$120,000. 227-3847.
4tp 7/10


14x70' mobile home on 75'xl50' lot
Two bdrm., 2 ba., 229 Selma St., St
Joe Beach. Call 647-3611. tfc 7/17
GOVT FORECLOSED homes from
pennies on $1. Delinquent tax, rep's,
REO's. Your area. Toll Free (1) 800-
218-9000 ext. H-9513 for current list- -
ings. 4tp 7/10

For Sale by Owner: 2 corner lots with
two bedroom, 2 bath mobile home, 3
1/2. years old, 1988 Parker, Ave.,"
Highland View. Call after 5 p.m., 227-
3492 or 227-1773. tfc 7/3
Overstreet Commercial or residential
- comer lot. 1.37 acres + 2 lots,
299' on CR 386 and 176' on South
Long. 2" well, 420' deep. Two 200,
amp electric services, septic tank for
2 mobile homes, storage shed. Call for
details Parker Realty of Mexico''
Beach, Inc., 904-648-5777. tfc 7/3

Beach lot, 78'x204' in Seashores Sub-
division, St. Joe Beach. On Coral St.
227-1463. tfe 7/3

Home for sale by owner: brick home, '
1 1/2 lots, nice neighborhood. 4 bed-" ,
rooms, 2.5 baths, family room, sun
room. Formal living & dining room.
Custom kitchen '& breakfast nook,
hot tub, swimming pool, large deck,
fenced in back yard. 2700 sq. ft. heat-
ing & cooling. Location 103 20th St.,
PSJ (904) 229-8409. By appointment
only. tfr 7/.
For sale by owner: two story new,
home, 2048 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1.21
bath, master bdrm., 22'x16' with gar-
den tub, sunken den w/flreplace and:
home theatre system with surround,.
sound. Front and rear porch, 12'x16'
until. shed. By appt. only. 101 Yaupon,2
229-6411. tfc7/3;


6810 Highway 71 $102,500







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plar r r I.:. 1.r a d a Ir ar. I 1 mn Iromn-. ro. lau.',r.
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Wewa, one bdrm., one ba. trailer w/
large screened porch; carport, nice
large comer lot near public boat land-
ing. $27,000. 639-5920. tfc 7/3

Bay front home, executive 3 bedroom,
2 bath, fully furnished, immaculate.
227-7506. tfc 7/3


112 acre lots on
paved county road,

septic tanks, wells,

natural gas, ready to

move onto. $16,000.

Owner financing with

10% down.

Call Billy Carr,

227-2020, 647-3381.
tfc 7/3






Looking for individuals .with property
to sell. Couple will be in the Port St.
Joe. area August 1-5 seeking retire-
ment property. prefer Gulf front, on
other water, or gulf/bay view. Please
mail -description. address, directions,
price and any other vital information
to: Joe Fannin, 218 Creekside Dr.,
Pontotoc, MS 38863, no later than
July 25th. '2tc 7/17


HANNON
REALTY INC.
PORT ST. JOE

227-1450


iRADES &.SE :C E


" You supply the paint, name your
price, and I will paint your house.
Job guaranteed. References. Call
Mark at 229-1045." 3tp 7/17


Woodmhan's Tree 8
Stump Service
647-5237
Scott Woodman, Owner/Operator



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





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


TLC Lawn Service 5d
Catering to All Your Lawn
Service Needs
.Mowing, Trimming, Clean Outs, Mani-
curing, Spraying, Fertilizing; Landscaping
and Minor Sprinkler Repair.
Ref. Available. 229-6435


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


Wood Flpor
Refinishing
IMalae those old wood floors
look like new. Don't replace -
Refinish!
Call Circle S Enterprise
827-6828, ask for Dusty


THE BEACHES HOUSE/PET SIT-
TERS; Collect mail / check lights /
locks /etc. Feed & exercise your pets.
As low as $6.00 a day. Mow grass /-
Spool care/etc. Willing for extra $$. Re-
liable couple. Contact Ron & Maxine
Leopold r at 647-3310 anytime/leave
message. tfc 7/3 .:


SCustom Wood
* Industrial


* Residential
Commercial


Steve Brant's Roofing
Licensed & Insured
Lic. #RC10050321
Port St. Joe Call 229-6326
Mobile 899-0219 or 899-0218




1A-I 1OIL
MUFFLER SERVICE
HOURS:
Monday Friday, 9-6
Saturday 8-5 CST
COMPLETE OIL CHANGE

$1 8.95 plus tax

COMPLETE MUFFLER
SERVICE
We Custom Bend Pipe for You.
Offering Complete
Outboard Motor Repair.
Owned & Operated by Danny Clayton

133 S. 2nd St. Wewa
639-4174 or 639-4175
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'- THE CABINET

SHOPPE,
.Custom Kitchen and Bath
Jeff Powell, Owner

580 Palmetto Dr., Overstreet -.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 (904) 648-4088
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A 8 R Fence
Feasifg aid Cocrete Wo rk
Albert Fle.chmann FREE Etirrmates
EIN #593115646 |9041 647-4047


Port SL Joe Lodge No. 111
Reg. Stated Communication
1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m..Masonic Hall.
214 Reid Ate.
Richard Robinson, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.


Auto Rates Have
Been Rpduceq!
Call Hannon Insurance,
-227-1133
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LICENSED BONDED INSURED




A Carpet and' .
Upholstery Cleaning
Steam Cleaning


(904) 229-9663 (904) 827-2826



Pceece Heating & Cooling
LICENSED INSURED SALES AND SERVICE
A/C Heating Ice Machines Comm. Refrigeration New & Existing Homes
Owner: Brent Pierce Phone: 229-2665
Stale Uc. RA006646 229-COOL


Williamson's St. Li. #3076
Well Drilling & Pump Service


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



PUMP REPAIR& SALES '* :.. LICENSED & INSURED
H & M IRRIGATION
for All Your Watering Needs
HAL KEELS FREE 229-2738
JAMES WILEY ESTIMATES 227-7205




AAA TRUCK CRANE SERVICE
Trusses Beams
*Air Conditioning Units Signs
Hourly or Daily

229-9585fc6/12


1/2 acre lots, 5 miles n. of Overstreet
Bridge at Creekview Subd., with sep-
tic tank & well. $2,500 down,
$132.16 mo. Call George, 229-6031.
tfc 7/3


REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS
#9697-24
Notice is hereby given that proposals will be
received by the Gulf County Board of county
Commissioners for the following professional ser-
vices to be provided to said Board, for and on
behalf of Gulf County, Florida.
COURT REPORTING SERVICES
Specifications'can be obtained at the Gulf County
Chief Administrator's Office, Room 147, 1000 Sth
Street, Port St Joe, Florida, 32456, M-F 8:00 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m., E.D.T., (850) 229-6111.
Please Indicate on the envelope that this is a
SEALED PROPOSAL, the'BID NUMBER, and what
the PROPOSAL Is for. Also, please submit five (5)
copies of proposal.
Bids will be received until 5:00 o'clock, p.m.,
E.D.T., July 22, 1997, at the Office of the Clerk of
Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Port St Joe, Florida, 32456.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/ Nathan Peters, Jr.
SChairman
Is/ Benny C. Lister
Clerk of Court
2tc, July 10 and 17, 1997.
NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Purpose and Effect: The Gull' County Schiol
Board proposes to amend and adopt policee, as
Provided for in the Administrative Procedures Act,
or the purpose of bringing said policies into com-
pliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of
Education Rules.
Summary: The following is a brief description of
each proposal change.
4.35 Controlled Open Enrollment
1.80 Charter Schools
Economic Impact: These proposals will result in
no direct costs associated with Implementation.
IF REQUESTED, A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT:
Time: 9:00 A.M., E.T.
Date: Tuesday, Adgust 5, 1997
Place: Board Room,
Gulf County School Board Office
150 Middle School Road
Port St Joe, FL 32456
The entire text of the proposed rules can be
inspected during regular office hours at the Gulf
County School Board Office, 150 Middle School
Road, Port St. Joe, FL.
Special legal authority and the law being Imple-
mented and interpreted are made specific.
The addition and changes are proposed by Charles
Temple Watson, Director of Support Services and
approved for consideration by Jerry E. Kelley,
Superintendent.
Amendments:
4.35 Controlled Open Enrollment
1.80 Charter Schools
2tc.July 17 and 24. 1997.
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 Corporations,
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
NAME TO BE REGISTERED: Gulf Diesel Service.
MAILING ADDRESS .1018 McClellan Avenue, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456.
OWNER (S): Benjamin C. Sherrill.
Itc, July,17, 1997.
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 Corporations,
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:
NAME TO BE REGISTERED: D. W. Land
Development .
MAILING ADDRESS P 0 Box 811. Port SL. Joe.
Florida 32457
OW1NER (S). Diane W. Frye
itc. July 17. 1997.

2nd PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
REGARDING CDBG APPLICATION
Gulf Counry Is applying to the Florida
Department of Community Affairs IDCA ior a grant
under ihe Neighborhood RevitabzatUon category in
the amount of $100.000 under the Hurricane Opal
Small Cuies Community Development Block Grant
:CDBG] Program ]The acultles. dollar amounts
and estimated perceinrag* benefllt to low and mrod.
erate income persomii for which Gull County L3
applying are:
1. Hardening of the Gulf County Emergency
Operations Center at the Gulf County
Courthouse. Cost Is $49,000. The project
will benefit all residents, of whom 1,767
are Low and Moderate Income.
2. Storm damage in the downtown
Commercial Revitalization District. w
Approximately 890 L.F. of modern, more
effective storinwater drains will be
installed at a cost of $42,000, including
engineering. Benefit will accrue to the
downtown business district and also to
residents of the designated Census Blocks
in Census Tract 9602 which are Blocks
Two and Three. These blocks contain 1486


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I- ...:. l .lrd-:. ,:d li LarI,.. ing-round pool h iroi uriding
dr:.:k and .pi- o,'r.'a' .': a.i.nI, r.:.I.m Jd ring areia or kilchcn
'..l r -.it.r .n'. h li .rl.nr J- d.-'or ti-, pjo l ir i Pin:v
,nlud I c..' t o: rclr,..r ,t,:.r blind; p.:,:'l .qjpn fnit


residents, 6f whom 990 are low and mod-
erate income.
Gulf County plans to minimize displacement
of persons as a result of planned CDBG funded
activities in the following manner. No displacement
will occur due to these activities. However, the
County has a displacement plan to assist residents
should the need arise.
A public hearing to provide citizens an
opportunity to comment on the application will be
held at Gulf County Commission Chambers on
Tuesday, July 22, 1997 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time. A
draft copy of parts of the application will be avail- '
able for review at that time. A final copy of the
application will be made available at Administrator
Lany Wells office on Monday through Friday dur-'
ing normal business hours no more than five days
after July 24, 1997. The application will be sub-
mitted to DCA on or before July 24, 1997. To
obtain additional information concerning the appli-
cation : and the public hearing contact
Administrator Larry Wells at (850) 229-9112. The
public hearing will be conducted in a handicapped
accessible location. Non-English speaking, deaf, or
visually Impaired persons needing an interpreter or
any handicapped person requiring special accom-
modations should contact Mr. Wells at 850-229-
9112 at least five calendar days prior to the meet-
ing.
Pursuant to Se-,tlon 102 of the HUD Reform
Act of l99 the following disclosures willfbe sub-
rmined to DCA with the application The disclo-
sures will be made available by Gulf County and -
DCA for public IniFectuon upon request. These diLs-
cl--sures will be amilable on and after the date of
submtusion of thi, appllcaoon and shall continue
to be ,adilable for a minimum period of five years.
i Other goernmert Ifederal, stare and localJ
assistance to the project In the form of a
gift, grant, loan, guarantee, Insurance pay-
ment, rebate, subsidy, credit, tax benefit
-or an) other form of direct or indirect ben-
elht b1 source aid amount:
2. The identities and pecuniary Interests of
all developers, contractors, or consultants
involved in the application for assistance
or In the planning or development of the
project or activity;
3. The identities and pecuniary interests of
any other persons with a pecuniary Inter-,
et in the prc.ject that can reasonably be
expected Lo exceed $50.000 or 10 percent
of the grrt reque-at whicheverr Is lower):
4. For those developers, contractors, constil-
tants, property owners, or others isted In"
(2) or "Jhree 13 ) aboe which are corpora-
tions, or other entities, the Identification
and pecuniary interests b corporadion or
entity of each officer, director, principal
stockholder, or other official of the entity:
5. The expected sources of all funds to be'
provided to, the project by each of the
providers of those funds and the amount
provided: and
6. The expected uses of all funds by activity
and amount
Gulf County is a fair housing, equal opportu-
nity and handicapped responsive jurisdic-
tion.
lic, July 17, 1997.

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 Corporations,
Department of State, the fictitious trade. name
under which it %ill be engaged in business and in
which said business is tobe carried on, to-wit:
NAME TO BE REGISTERED: Denco Transporta-
tion.
MAILING ADDRESS: 1100 Garrison Avenue. Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456.
OWNER IS): Dennis IL and Connie F. Nester
lip. July 17. 1997


S Port St. Joe Lodge No. 111
Reg. Stated Communication
stand 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m.,Masonic Hall,
214 Reid Ave.
Richard Robinson, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
.Open Meeting: Saturday &00 p.m. ET
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
AL-ANON
Thurs., 8:00 p;m.
Tues. & Thurs. meetings at 1st United
Methodist Church, PSJ



mOPENuHOUSs


ERA NEUBAUER
Real Estate
8113 Coquina Dr.
Beautiful 1996 3 bd / 2 bath,
corner lot, tile throughout,many
extras: $106,900.
William Whittington, Host
850-785-1551


HANNON
REALTY INC.
PORT ST.

227-145.0


1601 Marvin Ave. $64,900 -







3oedrc.m,r. 1 dair Lanr, 76850 N 5AlTY I L
SPECIAL FEATURES Td r.orr.e n n.ce lam.i, neignborhooa wr at ao
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an Ir. ir..~r a -,ram I :.lron GCalle, iicr.enr Great Ia.rier or .. .f 2 2 1 t
r-.rernernI home PrC,e *ncujdes ra,'rge relrgerator and washe.'


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

DEADLINE:
Tuesday at 11:00:a.m.e---- ----- -------


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