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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: August 7, 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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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 3.456 THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1997


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Celebration

Merchants to Acknowledge
Completion of Reid Ave.

Project with Event This
Thursday, Friday & Saturday
PORT ST. JOE HAS A genuine, new, revitalized street to
show off-Reid Avenue. The merchants are all excited over the
'new look' of the street and are looking forward to the official
dedication, this week end, the only way they know how, by put-
ting on a big sale and "doings"!
To publicize this event, you will find a 12-page tabloid,
+* printed up and enclosed in this issue of The Star.
The sale starts bright and early this morning and continues
through Saturday, but the events start at 1:00 p.m. today
[Thursday] and offers something different to entertain and titill-
late, each of the three days. There will be everything from the ex-
citement of an official ribbon cutting ceremony first thing this af-
ternoon, at 1:00 p.m., to live music, cotton candy, cold drinks,
games, train rides, bumper cars, and the appearance of several
exotic animals straight from Zoo World for the kids of all ages to
see, touch. .. and smell!
The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at the intersection
of Third Street and Reid Avenue.
MOST OF ALL, THE activities will give the citizens of Port
St. Joe and surrounding communities a good excuse to come
view close up exactly what has been done to their main drag;
what with new sidewalks, new paving, a unique drainage sys-
temrn. new street lights, a beautiful new facade and several places
for the tired to sit and rest in comfort.
Oyster Radio will be doing a live broadcast on Saturday from
downtown Port St. Joe. Listeners will have an opportunity to win
free prizes.
ALSO, ON SATURDAY, the animals from'Zoo World will be
on display from the air conditioned confines of the Tom Todd Re-
alty building at the comer of Reid Avenue and Fourth Street
from 11:00 a.m., until 4:00 p.m. Dr. Barr, the trainer, will be on
hand, 'with the animals, to answer any questions and present
the animals.
Kids will have an opportunity to have their picture taken,
along with the animals.
The sponsors of this event are Duren's Piggly Wiggly, Billy
Carr Chevrolet and the Wewahitchka State Bank.
The Pepsi Wagon will be here all day long. Saturday, and a
cotton candy machine will be provided to raise funds for the
planned gazebo project to be built In Frank Pate Park.
The Optimist Club will have a ring toss, dunking booth, train
rides, and bumper car.rides for the kids to enjoy.
ALL IN ALL, IT WILL be a fun weekend for the entire family.
You, nor your children, won't want to miss it!
There will, truly, be something for everyone to enjoy.


Ray Funderburk teaches first safety class to employees


Mill Workers Trickle Back


The first vanguard of
paper mill workers reported
to their Jobs Monday. after
four months of being on a
forced vacation.,
The mill ceased opera-
tions on April 1 due to a na-
tion-wide lag in paper prices.
and had been down ever
since.
About 50 employees re-
ported on the first day back
to work and immediately
were scheduled to attend a
safety orientation session.
Ferrel Allen, paper mill
manager for Florida Coast'
Paper Company, said. "We're
that close to achieving one ,
aion,.Sma"y ,Iar plppe a-
tion without a lost time acc-
dent and don't want to take
any chances on ruining that
record. N That's quite an
achievement"for the men' in
the operation of the paper
mill to attain. It has been
many years since we have
reached it."
Today, additional work-
ers are expected to report,
swelling their numbers to


twice what they were Mon-
day. 'The size of the work
force reporting back to work
is expected to swell to 110
maintenance workers and 70
operational personnel. Other

workers are expected to be
called back gradually, until


the first paper machine is
started up on or about Sep-
tember 15, with the second
machine following suit two
weeks later on the 29th.
The mill will begin re-
plenishing its wood supply
on August 25.


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Parking lot beginning to fill up.


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Schools Ready to Open Monday, System Is Expecting 2,384 Students

Superintendent Jerry Kelley-A Full Faculty Is In Place for


The First Day of Classes; Problem with Scheduling


near as possible to begin the new
school year.
This will be the 'second year
of the "block'schedule" system, in
which students start study in
four subjects at the beginning of ,
school and have the subject mat-
ter completed by the end of the


first semester. Then, four differ-
ent subjects are covered during
the second semester, allowing,
students*to cover more subject
matter within the same time,
frame.
The teachers are ready; the
buildings are ready, and the bus-
es are ready, to handle the ex-
pected student load.
SCHEDULING IRONED OUT*
A scheduling problem "which
cropped up last week has been
ironed out to the satisfaction of
students and school personnel.
Due to the block scheduling
system, only one class per day'
was tentatively planned for stu-
dents to take ROTC training. This
caused a conflict for many stu-
dents and the parents of those
students took, up the gauntlet in'
their behalf, carrying their com-,
plaint to a special meeting of thie
board last Tuesday.
In the interim bince that
time, Superintendent Kelley
worked with the principals of the
two high schools in the county
and reworked the schedule, al-
lowing three ROTC class periods
in Port St. Joe and two .classes,
plus a recruiting, elementary
class in the Wewahitchka High
School.
Kelley said the recruiting, ele-
mentary class-known as a
"wheel" class-will be taught in
the middle school classes and is
designed for recruiting students
to take the course when the stu-
dent reaches the high school
grades.
"This is Commander Jim
McLeod's recommendation," Kel-
ley stated.
The board unanimously ac-
cepted the change in scheduling.


Gulf County schools will be-
gin their 1997-98 school year
Monday, with a full faculty on
hand and an estimated 2,384
students in its collective class-
rooms.
Superintendent Jerny Kelley
says that everything is ready as


Sharon Watson is at the task of checking out elementary
school text books for tears and missing pages, Monday, prior
to school opening next Monday.


Worked Out
SPECIAL ALLOWANCE
The board heard another re-
quest at their meeting Tuesday;
this time; to make special allow-
ances In their policy, on a hard-
ship case;
The policy in question was
one limiting the number of for-
eign exchange students to be ac-
commodated in each high school.
The policy was written to allow
for any difficulties caused by a
language or cultural problem.
Donna Barlield. a host family
for: two foreign. students in the
high school system, requested a
variance for the students to at-
tend Wewahitchka, High School.
That school already has. its limit
of foreign students enrolled.
Mrs. Barfleld explained that
she lived on the north side of the
bridge at Overstreet .arid already
had two children attending We-
wahitchka schools. She explained
she had planned to transport the
two students to Port St. Joe daily,
since she was working in Port St.
Joe.
"I have lost my job there and
won't be travelling to Port St. Joe
daily; besides, there is a Wewa-
hitchka lius stop right in front of
my home,". she stated. She said
her husband has become disa-
bled and, she cannot adequately
care for him, work and transport
the children to school.
The board granted the trans-
fer.
PREPARE FOR YEAR
The board took care of sever-
al matters for continued use dur-
ing the new school year.
They signed contracts with
PAEC for. the services they will re-

ceive by that consortium, includ-
ing insurance on the several
school buildings and other coop-
erative services.


The yellow signal light on Long Avenue is ready, too.


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City



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Words

About Parks, Hear
Four Ordinances,
Commissioners wanted to get
some input from area residents
about a proposed Optimist Club
skate park complex possibly
being located at the 16th Street
tennis court and park area and
from what City Clerk Pauline
Pendarvis said, they got what they
wanted.
Pendarvis said commission-
ers received calls from residents,
most of which objected to the
location, after reading of the idea
in the paper.
Optimist Club President Bill
Lane said the club was continu-
ing to plan the complex. "We hope
to build a complete skateboard,
biking and skating complex with
long term goals of including a
swimming pool." he said Monday.
City commissioners are look-
ing for a location that local resi-
dents would not object to. The
Optimist Club approached the
board at their last meeting, stat-
ing they have insurance for such
a facility through the club's orga-
nization and will raise the money
to build it, but need help acquir-
..- ing. property- to locate lt-oi.- .- -..
ORDINANCE CHANGES
Port St. Joe Commissioners
heard the first reading on an ani-
mals running at large ordinance
and discussed four others needed
to address bikes and skates on
Reid Avenue, vicious animals,
open containers and changing the
board's meeting time.
Board Attorney Billy Joe Rish
read through the "Dogs Running
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Marina

Good For All of Port St. Joe
,EVkkYTHING IS JUST BEFORE returning to normal
around here once again. That means we can once again start fo-
busing on different things other than the paper mill and wonder-
S ng When it is going to start up again.
One of those items we direly need to concentrate on is the
proposed marina for our city. We believe it is a necessity, for
"bth our own people to have and to use, but also to attract the
money-spending tourist.,,Tourists DO spend money; gobs of
money, and boating is one of the things they spend most of-the!
",ig money doing,
SWe can see no good reason for us to delay this project any
longer. Just because one or two citizens spoke against the pro-
ject at a city commission meeting is no valid reason for folding
tip our tents and once more placing the project on hold for an
indefinite period of time.
WE'LL NEVER HAVE A better opportunity to have a marina:
we say "NEVER!"
The state is Just before granting us a permit to construct one
on a choice piece of property which the city received for the
princely sum of $10.00, and made available for the project. It
has been cleared and is ready to receive the installation. Plans
have been drawn and engineering done. All the hard, time-
cionsuming work of building a marina has been done.
This preparation to build, wasn't accomplished overnight. It
took a group of dedicated people many months of intensive
work, all of which would be wasted unless we get cracking with
the actual construction. ,
WE HAVE A GOOD chunk of the money in hand through a
grant. Like all grants-and rightfully so-this money didn't come
without strings attached. First off, it has to be used before a cer-
tain date, which happens to fall next spring. That doesn't give us
much time to lolly-gag around.
It also requires matching money and stipulates that certain
procedures be followed in its spending. In order for the time-
table for spending to be met, it may be necessary for the city to
obligate some of its surplus money. Note that we said "obligate".
We didn't say, furnish. Until an. investor can be located to fi-
nance the portion of the marina which the grant will not cover, it,
may be necessary. The city has the money. cash! That came
through good management and we don't advocate just throwing
it away. We believe a marina will pay its own way and become an
asset to the city.
So, whatever it takes, let's get in gear and provide it for the
accomplishment of this project before we lose our seed money.



Revitalization

DEDICATION OF REID AVENUE revitalization has been a
long time in coming, but, finally, the day is here. Likely the mov-
ers and shakers who stuck with the project during all those 10
years of planning were a stubborn lot,/but, we believe if they had
known it would have taken 10 years to complete the project,
they might have given it up as a lost cause.
Stubborn Wayne Taylor was chairman of the committee.
which was born out of the Merchants Association. He just kept
at the committee and the association, for all those years until
thejob was finally completed.
The committee can be proud of what their stick-to-it-ness
has accomplished. The street looks great!
Now, if we will just work together and keep it that way.
IT WILL TAKE EFFORT to maintain the beauty of Reid Ave-
nue. The flower beds will get weeds and will not weed them-
selves. The street will become trashy looking and will not pick
up its own trash. The benches, which are located in strategic
spots on the street, will be in need of a paint job from time to:
time, and they will not paint themselves. The trash cans will
need emptying from time to time. They 'will not empty them-
selves;- ,
All of this means that we, as citizens of this city,: will need to
pull a few weeds, now and then, or hire it done. It means that we
will have to take care of our benches If we desire them to main-
tain that fresh-painted look. It means we will have to pick up a
little trash in order for the street to remain clean and fresh look-
ing. It may even mean that we must empty a trash can or two..
All of this maintenance has to be done as surely as night fol-
Sows day. We must do It, or hire it done.


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I watched with great interest
the TNT special movie last week,
on Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough
Riders and their famous charge
up San Juan Hill. I was drawn to


BY KESLEY COLBERT


BULLY!


this movie for two reasons: Sam
Elliot was In It and the Sunday
night baseball game had the
Seattle Mariners (again).
I enjoy history'. And we had
been advised for weeks by
Turner's "preview of coming
attractions" that this monumental
and epic saga was the absolutely
true and actual account of Teddy,
his men and the war'that took
place back in .... in.. well, I


didn't catch the year. 'Course.
come to think of it. that "true and
actual" stuff is the same thing
ABC said about I Was A Teenage
Werewolf 1\\7o Grew Into A Fat.
Hairy Old Dog.
Sam Elliot wouldn't lie to us!
This had to be the real deal.
Besides, anything anybody could
explain to me about this particu-
lar event would upgrade my rudi-
mentary knowledge of Cuba's,


struggles at the turn of the centu-
. ry. I don't know a thing about the
Spanish-American War; I don't
know why we were welcome down
there then, but not now: I don't
have a clue about the assault on
San Juan Hill; I don't know
Manifest Destiny from the Wilmot
Proviso-listen, I don't even know
who sunk the Malne.
The'; guy playing Teddy
Roosevelt looked like I thought he
should. Brian Keith was old,
gruff, crusty but pretty wise as
the President. Sam Elliot rodein
on a horse. I was comfortable
right off.
Roosevelt had this idea of
putting together an outfit of vol-
unteer tough guys to help free
Cuba from the dastardly Spanish
oppression. The world knew those
Spaniards were at fault here
'cause William Randolph Hearst
reminded 'em dally on the front
pages of his New York newspaper.
I don't think much was made at
the time, or in this movie, about
all the American sugar interest in
Cuba in the 1890's.
It's much more proper to fight
a war over human rights than
human greed.'
T. R. was the assistant secre-
tary of the Navy at the time. If he
wanted an all volunteer outfit to
go oppressor buslin' with, so be It.
I'm not clear even today how he
got from the Navy ito a calvary
troop-there musti'a been a lot
'less red tape back in the pre
Model-T days . .
: Here. the movie, and history,
took an interesting turn. Teddy' s
call for volunteers went out-and
all sorts of folks showed up .... .
lot of "wild cowboys", bored with
their "tamed" west of the 90's,
)couldn't sign up quick enough.
They wanted to -make themselves
some Wild Bill Hickok Bat
Masterson gunfight at the -
OK corral type memories".
Some were "two steps" ahead
of the law and figured Cuba was
as good a place as any to lay low
for 9 while. Several needecr'qthe'
thifteefi dollars a month. At least
one, you kiow, signed up to
impress a girl. And, perhaps the
most interesting of the lot was a
group of young men from wealthy.
established Eastern families who
needed to test their manhood.
I think they were called
Rough Riders 'cause one or two of
those ol' western boys was known
to take a drink from time to time .
S. and fire his gun in town .
arid chew Red Horse tobacco ....
and kiss a girl on the first date..
and beat the living daylights
out of you if you cast a disparag-
ing remark toward Texas ... .
Theodore. without any previ-'
ous military background, got him-
self commissioned a lieutenant
colonel, and they were offl
Bring on the Spanish! .Bring
on the gloryv Bring on the action!
Boy, howdy,. Mary Elizabeth is
going to be so impressed when I
(See KESLEY on Page 3)


I SAW IN THE paper the oth-
er day that a suit has been filledd
against NASA for trespassing on
the planet Mars.-
Folks, this suit Is being taken
seriously in some quarters. May-
be NASA had better back off and
reassess their actions before they
go any further with their explora-
tion of the red planet.
The explorations to date have
been pretty extensive. They Just
might make somebody upset with
their actions. After all, I also read
last Wednesday where Sojoumer
had ventured out 20 feet on one
of its exploration trips. It even
nuzzled up to two rocks in its
Journey.
This bit about "rock nuzzling",
has me curious about how NASA
managed to get this story by the
censors. Nuzzling may suggest
that there was a little hanky-
panky going on between Sojourn-
er and the rocks of Mars. Isn't
this being a little risque?

PROM WHAT I saw of the


ETAOIN SHRDLU


By Wesley Ramsey


rocks of Mars, they all looked like
dogs to me. But with Sojourner on
its way to Mars, cooped up in a
space ship for nearly a year, why,
I suppose any old rock would be-
gin to look pretty good to it; him,
she-whichever the case may be.
If these types of shenanigans
are taking place between the toy
cars of NASA and rocks, I hate to
imagine what the story will be
like about the first man and wom-'
an they send into outer space, on
a trip to explore Mars in person.
It'll probably read like a Mickey
Spillane novel or show like one of
those Walt Disney movies us Bap-
tists are objecting to.
Gazing at the moon with ro-


mance in our eyes has been a fa-
vorite pastime of the young and
in-love for eons, but nuzzling
rocks as a turn-on, sort -of,
stretches the imagination a little,
if you know what I mean.
It's even sort of a no-no to1
even discuss such matters in a
family newspaper, but they show
these Sojoumer-rock activities on
the evening news on TV ... in liv-
ing color! During the family view-'
ing hour! So, I guess I'm safe with
such revelations.

BUT BACK TO THE matter
of NASA being accused of tres-,
passing.


It seems two Arabs, who
make their home in Iran, and be-
long to one 6f those branches of
the Muslims, claims his predeces-
sors of some 3,000 years ago
were given the ;planet Mars by
one of their gods [little "g"], and
he is merely protecting his inheri-
tance from intruders.
Now, I'm wondering if he has
his deed recorded anywhere. You
know, one has to record the own-
ership, of any property in order to
keep people from trespassing on
property that doesn't belong to
them. It's the law! I think.
I know it's the law that you
must record your acquired prop-
erty, whether by gift or by pur-
chase. It doesn't matter how one
acquired the property, you must
record it, SO THE PROPERTYAP-
PRAISER CAN SETA VALUE ON IT
FOR TAXING PURPOSES
It wouldn't do for those two
standing gentlemen in Iran to get
by without paying taxes against
any claims they may have against
the planet Mars. Do they have to
consider it as prime development


property or does. it get to come'
under the "Green Belt law"?
That last category doesn't
seem feasible to, me since the
planet is known as "the red plan-
et".
I see all types of glitches in,
their claim.

DOES THEIR PLANET have
a fence around it?
Florida requires 'that open
land be fenced in. It's the Fuller
Warren lawl And what's good
enough for Florida is good
enough for the world. Of course,
Mars is out of this world a little
ways, but that's a mere technical-
ity.
Those two Arabs have got to,
put up a fence, if their claim is to
be valid. It doesn't have to be a
nice chain-link fence, nor a cy-
press board privacy fence. They
don't have any swimming pools
on Mars to hide from view, that I
know of. I don't suppose they,
have the problem with nude bath-
ers such as they have on south


Florida beaches, either.
Just a simple three strand
barbed wire fence would do: just
enough to keep the cows from
roaming; or the trespassers, such
as NASA, from getting In.
These Arab land owners need.
to solidify their claim somewhat,
If they hope to have a case
against'NASA, even if their claim
is located in a more or less re-
mote area. ,

IF SUCH CLAIMS are going
to continue cropping up in the fu-
ture, we might should take steps
to head them off before some law-
yer gets hold of them and they
find a place.on some court dock-
et. somewhere.,
O. J. Simpson's lawyers are:
through with his, murder case
and just might solict the two Ar-
abs' claim against the United
States and its subsidiary, NASA.
Who knows where this might lead
before it's all over with? Next,
they might try to subdivide Mars
and begin selling lots -


-THE STAR-
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Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
by The Star Publishing Co. of Port St. Joe, Inc.
Second Class Postage Paid at Port St. Joe, FL

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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1997 PAGE 3A


Panhandle Paving Files Suit Against County

Bring to A Head Argument Over Releasing Funds by Board Which Covers Bad Paving Claim'


Gulf County Commission
chairman Nathan Peters, Jr. noti-
fied the board that Panhandle
Grading and Paving, Inc. has filed
suit against the county in the
amount of $299,887.30 for dam-
ages and retainer funds associat-
ed with the county's $3 million
dollar road paving -project con,
tracted to the firm.
Panhandle and the Gulf
County Commission have been on
a collision course for quite some
time and things are apparently
coming to a head, as indicated by
news of the suit received during
Thursday's special meeting. The,
board has gone on record ,on sev-
eral occasions voicing their' dis-
'satisfaction with several portions
of the contractor's paving job,
especially some of the roads locat-
ed in the north end of the county
(many of which were new con-
struction).
Panhandle's suit alleges
breach of contract on the county's
part by refusing to pay according
to the conditions of the contract.
The complaint says: the plaintiff
(Panhandle) is owed' $147,690.50
for progress payment ($14,707.75)
and retainage ($137,489.12). The
suit furthermore, asks for
$152,186.87 in damages, stating
the county created' additional
expense and delays by failing to
provide suitable base material.,
and failing to properly prepare the'
base course and prepare it In a
timely mariner
Board attorney Tim


McFarland told the commission-
ers that they needed to set a time
and date for a private litigation
conference to further discuss the


suit and litigation process.
Chairman Peters set the meeting
for August 11th at 7:00 p.m.
The suit was filed in


This photo shows a patch where a new section of road
was repaired by Panhandle after it apparently fell apart. The
patched road is located on the Peninsula.


Escambia County.
Since Panhandle began road
construction under the county's
$3 million dollar road bond issue,
the commissioners and contrac-
tors have battled over clay balls in
the asphalt, time schedules, road
quality and various other prob-
lems.
In May, the board voted to
hand an ultimatum to Panhandle
to correct their road paving prob-
lem by June 30th. In April, the
board voted to freeze $300,000 in
payments to Panhandle until road
density Lest data was furnished to
the county's engineers and
approved.
During the board's last regu-
lar meeting (July 22), commis-
sioners tabled a request for pay-
ment of the $137,634 retainage
fee held by the board. They agreed
with the board's attorney to
review the contract and evaluate
their position before they, plan a
course of action or pay the
Remaining retainage funds.
In Other Business
*Unanimously passed a
: request from Raffield's. Fisheries
to be allowed to tie in to the coun-
,ty property under the Highland
View bridge. Gulf County recently
acquired the property from DOT
to build a county boat ramp site
upon.
Raffield's proposed marina
facility needs improved water
flushing to meet concerns


Wewahitchka Adds Four Questions to Ballot

"Editing" City Charter, TwoFranchises, Direction for City Hall Improvements
Wewahitchka city commnis- questions of local interest on the boundaries on the south side of non exclusive franchises to St.
sloners have decided to put four September 2nd city election bal- the Dead Lakes and west side of ,Joe Natural Gas, Inc. and St.
lot. the Chipola River. New wording 'Joseph Telecommunications to
d .. would change those city limit provide service to the city.


Our Readers Write .
LETTERS
to the Editor


Dear Car Vandals:
I would just like to take a,
moment to express the gratitude
you deserve for smashing my car
windowsqut.L
':Obviously you dorn have any
heart whatsoever-didn't you see
the two car seats in the. back?
How will I get my children and
myself around now? The car
broke down, that's why I had to
leave. I couldn't afford to get it
towed until the next day.
I recently read an article on
how helpful people were in this
area. Well you did not, help me
Why couldn't you, have left a note
with your number so .I,could call
and ask for your help to get my
car home? You didn't have to van-
dalize my car. As If getting It
repaired wasn't financially hard,
enough for mine, your act 'of kind-
ness has really helped out.
I hope, you had a great time
bashing my car, to, pieces. Maybe
one day, when you have small
children, a car payment and bills
to pay, someone will return the'
favor to you.
Sincerely,
Upset in Port St. Joe



Kesley

(From Page2)
get home!
() You talk about your 'Great
Expectations! I
I 'sit here today, in the safety
of my living room, a hundred
years later, and can rinot even
imagine the thoughts that must
have-raced through each of,those,
volunteers' minds when the bullet
ripped through the neck of his
newly acquired friend standing,
next to him-sending blood splat-
tering all around. This is really
People are dying! I might be next
All of a sudden it didn't matter if
you were wild, from out west,
broke from Tennessee or' filthy
rich from back east..'.... '...
War is a great equalizer.
I've never been in that posi-
tion. But it made me pause once
again and remember all those
over the years tliat have'answered
this country's all to arms. They
have been in that arena that I do,
not know.
I can only stand and applaud.
I also appreciate TNT for a
made for TV movie that not only
entertained in a royal way, but
actually said something to you.
The only downside was Samn Elliot
getting killed just moments before
the never to be forgotten charge
up that small, non-descript
Cuban hill that lives forever 'in
our hearts.
What price glory?
Respectfully,,
Kes


eflr -le t "U1-once elllons aIenmg
the city, charter. City Manager
Donald Minchew explained that
Wewa's current charter was writ-
ten in 1959 and contains a lot of
things that are either not relevant
to city government today or don't
quite conform to. the Florida
statutes.
Minchew said the changes
will not impact anyone but will
"clean-up" the wording in the doc-
ument,.reducing .t from approxi-
mately 45 pages to 10.
Current wording. of the city
boundaries places the city limit


boundaries to the north side of
the Dead Lakes and the east side
of the Chipola River.
Minchew pointed', out again
that the move would not affect
anyone in any way, but would put
the city in a more advantageous
position for future expansion. The
waterway would remain under
state jurisdiction. The old docu-
ment still contains wording pro-
viding for a city property apprais-
er. tax collector and judge. some-
thing that has long been obsolete,
Minchew said.
City voters will also vote on


The last item is a straw ballot
to get public opinion on whether
residents want the commissioners
to remodel the existing city hall or
build a new one.
Minchew said anyone with
questions concerning the items
on the ballot should feel free to
contact him at City Hall for fur-
ther information or explanation.
Voters will also be casting
thel'?vote to re-elect incumbent
Mayor Ray Dickens or challenger
Charles Pettis on the September
2nd ballot.


County Misses Budget Target of


Rollback Rate; Down Slightly

Millage Is Tentately Set at 7.329 for .271 Reduction


Gulf County Commissioners
didn't quite reach the rollback
rate with their tentative 1997-98
budget proposal of $11.6 million
at a millage rate of 7.329.
However, they did manage to
lower the millage .271 mills from
last year's 7.6 mills.
Three budget workshops were,
held over the past few weeks as
commissioners worked out addi-
tions and deletions to the pro-
posed tentative budget requests
Items cut. or reduced includ-
ed: cut $30,000- from recycling
funds to the City of Port St. Joe;
cut $23,956 recreation funds to
the City of Wewahitchka; cut
$14,000 from the commission
budget; reduced $10,055 to the
Gulf County Chamber of
.Commerce; and several other
minor reductions.
Areas of significant increases
were: $38,000 annual payment
for the Gulf County Industrial
Park $300,000 loan; $31,000 for
a new ambulance purchase; a
$64,000 increase to the Gulf
County Road Department budget
for repair and maintenance and
one new employee; and $34,000
addition to the sheriffs depart-
ment budget for salaries to help
bring the department's pay scale
more in line with other area law
enforcement departments, as
requested by Gulf County Sheriff
Frank McKeithen.
In all, the board trimmed
$106,000 from the preliminary
budget requests received from the


county offices, elected officials,
local governments and other orga-
nizations financed through the
budget.
The first public hearing, on
the budget, will be held at 5:30
September 4th at the commission
meeting room, located in the rear
of the Gulf County Courthous.'
Final adoption will take place at
the second public hearing, for
which the date has not yet been
set.

D.E.P. Workshop
on August 13th
The Department of Environ-
mental Protection is holding a
public workshop to discuss the
proposed St. Joseph Bay State
Buffer Preserve Management
Plan. The woi-kshop is open to
everybody. It will be held on
Wednesday, August 13, at 6:00
p.m. (ET), at 'the Gulf County
'Board of County Commissioner's
meeting room.
A copy of the proposed plan
may be obtained by writing Misty
Nabers, 350 Carroll Street, East-
point, Florida 32328. A copy will
also be available at the 'Gulf
County Public Library in Port St.
Joe.
If you, need accommodation
for.a disability in order to partici-
pate in this activity, please notify,
Linda Harvey at (850) 488-0450
or 1-800-955-8771 (TDD), at
least seven days prior to the
workshop.


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expressed by DEP in the permit-
ting process. In exchange for
using the property, Raffleld would
build a public boat ramp for the
county on the property. The board
agreed the joint venture would be
a good deal for the county.
eAgreed to write a letter to
State Public Defender Herman
Laramore questioning the coun-


ty's increased cost for the service
while the case load has continu-
ously dropped over the past few
years. In 1995, Laramore estab-
lished the Assistant Public
Defender for Gulf as a full-time
(rather than part time) position.
Space in the courthouse was also
granted to the public defender at
the county's expense; ,


Gets Word- FromPagel


At Large" ordinance during the
board's first public hearing to
consider the ordinance passage.
The ordinance is very similar
to the city's existing ordinance
regulating dogs running at large.
The big difference is in regard to
the penalty to violators. Currently
violation of the ordinance is a
misdemeanor, but under the
guidelines of the new ordinance it
would be changed to a civil penal-
ty with various fines to violators.
It established fines of $25 for
a first offense, $50 for the second
offense (within six months), and
$100 for a third offense (within a
year). The final public hearing,
before the board considers final
approval of the ordinance, will be
held during their next regular
meeting Monday, August 18th.
Rish also told commissioners
he had the first draft of a "Vicious
Dog Ordinance" for the board to
review,.
Open Container Ordinance
Mayor Johnny Linton asked
Port St. Joe Police Chief Jay
Leffert and Attorney Rish to bring
a suggested revised open contain-
er ordinance back to the board at
the next meeting, after the two
had reviewed the recommended
changes.
Chief Leffert approached the
board with several suggested,
changes to the current ordinance
pertaining to possession of alco-
holic beverages in city parks,
roads, rights-of way, and other
public property. He stated that
consumption of alcoholic bever-
ages was very difficult for officers
to enforce. "Violators will simply
hold wrapped containers in their
hands until our officers walk by,
then continue to consume," he
told the board. .
Leffert' proposed ordinance'
change which would make .pos-
session of the open container a
violation of city ordinance. He
said this would allow officers to
better address the problem on the
above-mentioned public property.
The sample ordinance, sub-
mitted by Chief Leffert, also
addressed open containers
around businesses licensed to sell-
alcohol and places some of the
responsibility on .the persons
profiting from the sale of the bev-
erages.
In his letter to the board.
Leffert said prohibiting open con-


trainers of alcoholic beverages ,in
public areas and around busi-
nesses where alcohol is sold "will
significantly help reduce the
numerous legitimate complaints
our community has voiced. aboui
such activity."
%Bike, Roller Skate and Blade,
and Skateboard Ordinance '
Attorney Rish told the board
that the first public' hearing on
the proposed ordinance to restrict
bikes. roller blades, skates, anTd
skateboards on 'Reid Avenue,
(downtown) would be held at the
Monday, August 18th meeting.
The board requested Rish
draw up the ordinance after
receiving numerous 'complaints
from downtown merchants.-abbut
the danger the activity posed.:
Several minor incidents 'and
near mishaps have been reported
to the board where bikers and
skaters have run into shoppers odr
hit doors while rolling down Reid'
Avenue, The, board recognized the
need to address the problem
before a serious accident
occurred. .
Wants to Change Meeting Time
Mayor Linton suggested the
board consider. changing ;.their.
meeting time from 8:00 p.m. on
the first and third Tuesdays,ofthe
mbnth to an earlier hour.
Commissioner Charlie N'orton
suggested movingA the meeting
time to 7:00 p.m., but Attorney
Rish informed the board it wasn't
going to be quite that easy.
The city charter specifies the
time and dates of board meetings
so it would require an ordinance
to amend the charter in order to
change the meeting' time, Rish
told the board.
Mayor Linton asked the attor-
ney to prepare the ordinance for
the board to consider. 'o .o .-
In Other-Business 1i- f
*Decided to ask the county'
building inspector to instruct peo-
ple seeking permits to contact the
city's public works department to
get specifications for work
planned on or near city rights-of-
way. Public Works Superinten-
dent Frank Healy told the board
people were creating drainage
problems by not properly putting
in driveways, drainage pipes and
fill dirt in these areas.
*Agreed to set a 20 m.p.h.,
speed limit on Martin Luther King
Boulevard.


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Duren Competes


for Miss USA Teen


Cristin L. Duren, Miss Florida
Teen USA 1997, will compete for
the title of Miss Teen USA 1997
on August 20 in South Padre
Island, Texas. The delegates
arrived on August 5th and will
remain at the pageant until the
final competition.
Each state will be represented
by one delegate selected prior in
the year to represent them. The
Miss Teen USA Pageant is owned
by the Miss USA/Miss Universe
Pageant system which is also
owned by Donald Trump, Miss
Universe, L.P., LLLP, Trump
Pageants, Inc.
Cristin was selected as Miss
Florida Teen USA 1997 in October
1996 in Lakeland where she com-
peted in evening gown, swimsuit,
physical fitness and 'personal
interview. She was 15 years old
and the time and one of the
youngest contestants td compete
with girls ranging from '15. to 18
years old.
Cristin, now 16, 'will, be a
junior in the coming school year
at A. Crawford Mosley High
School in Panama City. She is an
honor roll student, a varsity
cheerleader and a member of
SGA,. Key .Club. Youth Advisory
Councill: Bay Informed Teens,
National Beta Club, National
Honor Society and has received
the United States Presidential
Academic Achievement Award.
Cristin also enjoys dancing, gym-
nastics, swimming, jet skiing,
shopping and spending time with
her friends.
She is the daughter of Ike and
Alisa Duren of Panama City and'
the granddaughter of Rev. and
Mrs. James Leon Elmore of
Tuscaloosa, Alabama and the late
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Duren of Port
St. Joe.
The 1997 Miss Teen USA
pageant will be broadcast live on
the CBS Television Network on
Wednesday, August 20 at 9:00
p.m. (ET) from the South Padre
Island Convention Center.
Cristin: would appreciate your
vote participation in the selection
process for the photogenic award.


You may view all the delegates on
the Internet and place your vote
before August. 15th.
The Internet WEB address is:
www. missteenusa. comr
At the pageant, Cristin can be
reached at the Holiday Inn
Sunspree Resort, 100 Padre
Boulevard, South Padre Island,
TX 78597, Room 514; phone (210)
761-5401.


It's a Girl!
Wes and Jennifer Taylor, of
Chipley, would like to announce
the birth of their daughter, Laina
Margaret, born August 2nd at
Gulf Coast Community Hospital.
Laina weighed in at six pounds,
14 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches
long.
Her grandparents are Gene
and Fieda Hall and Bill and Sue
Taylor, all of Eastman, Georgia.
Laina was welcomed home. by
her three big sisters, Leah, Lynde
and Lori. The Taylors are former
residents of Port St. Joe.

Long Graduates
from Florida State
Alison Lowrey Long graduat-
ed Cum Laude with a bachelor of
science degree in geology from
Florida State University recently.
The commencement -exercise was
held at the Tallahassee-Leon
County Civic Center on August 2.
r A 1993 high honor graduate
of Port St. Joe High School, Alison
completed her studies in June fol-
lowing an intense five-week geo-
logical field study in the moun-
tains and desert at Taos, New
Mexico, under the direction of the
acclaimed Florida State Geology
Department.
Alison is the wife of
Lieutenant Christopher M. Long
and the daughter of Quin and Pat
Lowrey of Port St. Joe. She will be
pursuing a career in environmen-
tal geology in Jacksonville, North
Carolina.


Joe and Becky Nugent of
Highland View and Pelo Lindsey
of Port St. Joe are proud to
announce the engagement and
forthcoming marriage of their
daughter, Reba Lindsey, to 'Shawn
Butler, son of Ronnie Butler of St.
Joe Beach and Sherri Butler of,
,Highland View.
The bride-elect is a 1995
graduate of Port St. Joe High
School. She is presently attending
Gulf Coast Community College
working toward an associate's
degree in nursing and is employed
by Gulf Pines Hospital.
Her fiance is a 1992 graduate.
of Port St. Joe High School and a
1994 graduate of Gulf Coaslt
Community College's law enforce-

Quilting Club
Meeting Aug. 14-
Everyone is invited to the
Panhandle Piecemakdrs Quilting
Club meeting to be held on
Thursday, August 14, at 7:00
p.m. at St. James' Episcopal
Church. The church is located at
800 22nd Street in Port St. Joe..
This month's program is
Christmas in August. Members
are asked to bring Christmao
crafts/quilting or gift ideas to
share. Light refreshments will be
served.


Celebrated 30th
Anniversary
Jo P. and Betty E. Rowland of
Panama City celebrated their
30th %wedding anniversary on
August 4th with a celebration at
3200 U. S. Highway 98 in Mexico
Beach. The joyous occasion was,
hosted by their daughter. Cathy.
I Reedy Smith.
The couple was married'
August 4, 1967 in Panama City'
Jo retired from the U.S. Air Force
and Betty is a housewife. Theyare
charter and life members of
AMVETS #2298 and VFW Post
#8205. The Rowlands have eight
children and 12 grandchildren.


t Wo[rsh<115ipSat then
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ment standards. He is employed
by the Gulf County Sheriffs
Office.
A September 12 wedding is
planned for 6:00 p.m. at Highland
View Baptist Church with a recep-
tion following in the social hall. All
friends and relatives are Invited to
attend.

Talent Sought for

Scallop Festival
Sponsors of the First Annual
Scallop Festival at St. ,Joseph
Bay-the Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce, the St. Joe Bay
Committee, and the Environmen-
tal Stewardship Council of
Ai'iZ2na Chlemical-are searching
'io0r"talent for the eninrtainment
portion of the festival. The festival
will be held on August 30 from
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Organizers are searching for
children from first to twelfth grade
to participate in a talent .contest
scheduled for 10:00 a.m. at Frank
Pate Park. I
Prizes will be awarded in four
age groups: Grades one to three,
four to six, seven to nine, and 10-
12. Children must enter before
August 15th. Entry blanks can be
obtained from the Chamber of
Commerce. There, is no fee to
enter, but a. parent or guardian
must, sign the entry form.
Scheduled .for 3:00 p.m. is
GOSPEL FEST 1997. All choirs
from area churches have been
invited to participate. Organizers
need to be notified of interested
choirs by August 15.
In addition, talented individu-
als are invited to fill half-hour
segments between the events. If
you're interested in participating,
call the Chamber of Commerce at
227-1223 or Jim Newton at 229-
6474.


Genealogical Society to Meet Aug. 9


The Gulf County Genealogical
Society invites you to attend its
next meeting this Saturday,
August 9th at the Port St. Joe
Library from 10 a.m. to 12:00
p.m. They will host guest speak-
ers from the United Daughters of
the Confederacy and the Sons of
the Confederate Veterans.
The Gulf County Genealogical
Society has elected officers. They

Optimist Club

Holding Dances;

Weekly Meetings
This coming Saturday night
the Optimist Club will be hosting
its third dance for school age
kids. It will be held at the new
Senior Citizens Center from 7
until 10:30 p.m. The chaperoned
dance is free of charge with
snacks and drinks beihg sold. So
remember-that's this coming
Saturday night!
The Optimist Club meets reg-
ularly on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. at
Julie's On Reid, located at 222
Reid Avenue in Port St. Joe. This
is a new club that is civic-minded
and interested in providing activi-
ties and projects to better the
community.
The club's motto is "Friend of
Youth". The public is invited to
attend the' meetings and .find out
who the members are and what
the club is about. You may also
call 229-9341 and leave a mes-
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Final Plans
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas
Roberts of St. Joe Beach would
like to announce the forthcoming
marriage of their daughter, Jamie
LaJuan Roberts, to Victor Love
Sellers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff
Sellers of Mexico Beach.
The ceremony will take place
at First Baptist Church of Port St.
Joe on Saturday, August 9 at 4:00
p.m., ET.
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White Awarded James C. Adkins Memorial Scholarship


Trustees of the James C.
Adkins Memorial Scholarship
Fund -(Tallahassee) have



Holly Dunn
Holly Michelle Dunn, 26,
daughter of Gloria Dumas of Port
St. Joe passed away August 6 in
Mobile, Alabama.
Mrs. Dunn is also survived by
her husband, Grady Dunn, Jr., a
daughter, Tully Hope Dunn, both
of Wilmer, Alabama; her father Ed
Dumas. of Crossett, Arkansas, a
sister Edie Ousley of Tallahassee;
a niece, Sarah Ousley and
nephew Drew Ousley, both of
Tallahassee; grandmother Louise
Martin and great grandmother
Lottie Watwood, both of Bastrop,
LA; and grandparents Mr. and
Mrs. Elwood Dumas of Crossett,
Arkansas;. ;
Services will tentatively be
held on, Friday, August 8th at the
United Methodist Church in
Wilmer. In lieu of flowers the fam-
ily requests that contributions be
made to the American Cancer
Society for breast cancer
research.
Mrs. Dunn's loss will also be
felt by her extended family and
friends whose lives had been gra-
ciously touched in her lifetime.
Family Council
at Care Center
The Family Council at Bay St.
Joseph Care Center will hold its
quarterly meeting on Sunday,
August lth at 2:00 p.m. in the
center's classroom.
The guest speaker will be
Wallace Warren, Bay St Joseph
Care Center's new administrator.
All concerned are welcome and.
should make plans to attend.
Thank Everyone
The family of James Curlee
would like to thank everyone for
their care and concern during his
illness and death. It means so
much to be a part of a caring com-
munity. We will always be grateful
for the many acts of kindness,
whether it was flowers, food, or a
visit or phone call.
The Family of
James H. Curlee


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4


announced the recipient of the
first scholarship given in memory
of former Florida Supreme Court
Justice James C. Adkins.
James Linn and John D.. C.
Newton, attorneys and former law
partners of Justice Adkins, said
that the fund was established in
June of 1994 by the family and
friends of the deceased Justice.
"We hope to honor Justice
Adkins' memory by making it pos-
sible for aspiring law students to
receive financial help in their
quest for further education," said
Linn."
Justice Adkins was a gradu-
ate of the University of Florida as


/


well as the Florida College of Law
and he exemplified the best in
Intellectual excellence, as well as
common sense application of the
law," said Linn.
Beth Lawrence Adkins,
Justice Adkins' widow, has pre-
sented this check to Jason White
,of Port St. Joe. Mrs. Adkins is for-
merly of Port St. Joe and Panama
City. Jason is the son of Susie
White, and the grandson of
Dorothy White and the late John
White, all of Port St. Joe.
Jason is a 1992 graduate of
Port St Joe High School, and a
1996 graduate of Florida State
University with a Bachelor of


Science in Health Education, with
emphasis on athletic training.
While at FSU, Jason served
as a student athletic trainer for
the FSUISeminoles football team.
He participated as an athletic
trainer in the 1994 and 1996
Orange Bowl, the 1995 USF&G
Sugar Bowl and was a student
trainer for *the 1993 National
.Championship football team.
In 1993, he was named Head
Student Trainer for men's swim-
ming and in 1996 was Head
Student Trainer for Florida State
Seminole baseball.
In addition to all these activi-


ties, Jason maintained a high
grade point average necessary to
maintain his partial scholarship
from the FSU Athletic Department
as a student athletic trainer.
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in Jacksonville and will pursue
his law degree there.
Mrs. Adkins said, "Jason is
known to be an outstanding indi-
vidual who is willing to work hard
to achieve his educational goals
and will, we hope, be a credit to
the confidence placed in him by
the trustees of the Jimmy Adkins
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Lake Alice Park


Opens With

Ribbon Cutting

Ceremonies

Official ribbon cutting cere-
monies for the Lake Alice
Playground were postponed due
to the rain Friday, but in
between showers Saturday the
facility officially opened. Shown
above are county commission-
ers Billy Traylor, Johnny
Stanley, Carolyn Husband,
chairperson of the park com-
mittee; city commissioner Tony
Justice, Mayor Ray Dickens,
park committee member Robert
Miller and Hub Norris as the
scissors are used to cut the rib-
bon.
It didn't take long for
youngsters to enjoy the various
playground fixtures, and a
young lad goes down the super
slide in the accompanying pho-
tograph.


The Gulf County School Board today announced its policy for free and reduced .price meals for children unable to
pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs. The District's -
Sponsor's administrative office has-a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.
The following household size and income criteria will be used for determining eligibility:
FLORIDA INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS
Effective from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998,
These are the income scales used by the Gulf County School Board to determine eligibility for free and reduced


price meals

HOUSEHOLD
SIZE
1
2
3
4

6 :
7
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For each additional


Reduced Price Meal Scale


ANNUALLY MONTHLY
10,257 855
13,793 1,150
17,329 1,445
20,865 1,739
24,401 2,034
27,937 2,329
31,473 2,623
35,009 2,918


family member, add +3,536


+ 295


'WEEKLY
198'
266
334
402
:470 -.
538
606
674

+ 68


HOUSEHOLD
SIZE
1
2




6
7
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ANNUALLY
14,597


MONTHLY
1,217


19,629 1,636
24,661 2,056
29,693 2,475
34,725 2,894
39,757 3,314
44,789 3,733
49,821 4,152


For each additional
family member, add +5,032


+ 420


WEEKLY
281
378
475
572
668
765
862
959

+97


.Children from families whose income is at or below the le els slo" n are eligible for free';or .reduced price meals.
Application forms are being sent to all h6rnmes with a letter to parents or guardians. To applyfor free or reduced'
price meals, households should fill out the application and return it to the school. Additional copies are a\ ailable
at the principal's office in each school The infornim.ion provided on the applic:-icn c ill be used for the purpose,
of determining eligibility and may be verified .,t atn', mine during il-e school year by school or other program offi-
! cials. : ..' .
Households that receive Food Stamps or AFDC "Aid to Families with Dependent. Children" are required to list on*
the application only the child's name and food stamp, or AFDC case number, and signature of adult household mem-

For the school officials to determine eligibility, all other households must provide the following information listed
on the application:
(1) The total monthly household .income must be listed by the amount received by each household member
receiving income and the type of income it is (such as wages, child support, etc.);
(2) Names of all household members;
(3) Social Security number of the adult signing the application or the word "none" for this household member if
they do not have a social security number, and
(4) The signature of an adult household member certifying that the information provided is correct.
Households that list income information and receive meal benefits must report to the school any decreases in house-
hold size and any increases in income of over $50 per month or $600 per year. Households that list a food stamp
or AFDC case number must report to the school when food stamps or AFDC is no longer received.
Applications may be submitted at any time during the year.
Under the provisions of the free and reduced price meal policy, the principal and his/her designee will review appli-
cations and determine eligibility. If a parent or guardian is dissatisfied with the ruling of the official, he/she may
wish to discuss the decision with the determining official on an informal basis. If the parent wishes to make a for-
mal appeal, he may make a request either orally or in writing to Charles Temple Watson, Director of Support
Services, Gulf County School Board, 150 Middle School Road, Port St. Joe, FL 32456, 229-8256 or 639-2871, for a
hearing to appeal the decision. The policy contains an outline of the hearing procedure.
If a household member becomes unemployed or if the household size changes, the school should be contacted.
Such changes may make the children of the household eligible for reduced price meals, or for additional benefits
such as free meals for them, if the household income falls at or below the levels shown above.
In certain cases, foster children are also eligible for these benefits. If a household has foster children living with
them and wishes to apply for such meals for them, the household should contact the school for more information.
Unless indicated otherwise on the application, the information on the free and reduced price meal application may
be used by the school system in determining whether the child i eligible for other educational programs.
In the operation of child feeding programs administered by the U. S. Department of Agriculture, no child will be
discriminated against because of race, color, sex, national origin, age or handicap. If any member of a household
believes they have been discriminated against, they should write immediately to the Secretary of Agriculture,
Washington, D. C. 20250. 8/7/97
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Officers Locate
Windblown Man
The Port St. Joe Police
Department, Gulf County
Sheriffs Office and Gulf County
Search and Rescue were called on
Monday morning to locate Travis
Ray Barlar, 26, of Milton.
According to his mother,
Maggie Barlar he failed to return
from an evening of floundering in
St. Joseph Bay. She contacted the
Port St. Joe Police Department
early Monday morning, advising
them he had not returned to the
St. Joe pier where he landed his
boat from Sunday night.
Port St. Joe Police Depart-
ment officers advised the Gulf
County Sheriffs Office and Gulf
County Search and Rescue and
began searching the bay. A short
while later Barlar and his 17' bass
boat were spotted under the
Highland View bridge by deputies.
Wind and, rough water had
forced him to seek shelter under
the bridge. Gulf County Search
and Rescue members took Barlar
and his boat to the White City
boat ramp to load his boat and
returning to enjoying his vaca-
tion.
Ash Promoted
CSM Willie Ash, a native of
Wewahitchka, was promoted to
Command Sergeant Major in the
U.S. Army on May 30 at Fort
Benning, Georgia with his wife,
Beverly and two sons, Corey and
Tierre.
There will be a dinner held in
his honor on Saturday, August
9th at 6:30 p.m. at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gathers.
Family and friends are invited to
attend.
Willie is the son of Minnie Ash
and the late Willie 0. Jones of
WVewahitchka and the son-in-law
of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lee
Bolden of Port St. Joe.
CSM Ash is the grandson of
Bertha Jones of Wewahitchka,
Clarissa Williams and the late
Willie Williams and Iris Bolden, all
of Port St. Joe.

Many Thanks
Chris Brant and Becky Crook
would like to sincerely thank the
following people for their assis-
tance and donations during their
loss due to their recent trailer fire:
The American Red Cross and
Marion Simmons for all your time,
care and immediate attention; the
City of Port St. Joe and St. Joe
Beach Volunteer Fire Department:
and especially Qte Highland View
Volunteer Fire"Department for-
your support and donations.
And a very special thanks to
'Shawn Butler, Willard and
Sandra Burkett, Royce Chancey
and Michael and Michele Tharp
for being there to help in many
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P Ncoot-icares
LEGAL NOTICE
The City of Wewahitchka Is requesting qualified
Grant Writing Consultants submit qualification
Statements ,-and proposals for writing and adininls-
terng CDBG grants. Submission deadlines will be
Augut 25. 1997 at 4:00 P.M. Submit to'Wewa City
Clerk at City Hall.
3tc. August 7, 14 and 21, 1997.

PUBLIC NOTICE
Monday, Augint- 18 1997. at 800pm the Board
of City Corrm.i. Ior.,In sltuig s a tie- adjustment
board, will cc,Isldcr a lance request 6L dhlow up
to four outside Kei.els to he :onsuructed at 513
Fourth Street.
H -E CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
Pauline Pendarvis
,, City Clerk
2tc. August 7 and 14, ,1997.
PUBLIC NOTICE
Monday, August 18, 1997, at 8:00 p.m., the Board
of City Commissioners, sitting as the adjustment
board, will consider a variance request to change,
'''' from a C- 1 Commercial to an R-2A. Multi-family
residential zone to build a residence on lot 3, block
1010. A thirteen, foot (13') variance is needed for
the relocation of the present house to within seven
feet (7') of the northwesterly property line.
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
Pauline Pendarvis
City Clerk
., 2tc, August 7 and 14. 1997. ..


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for her 30 years of service as a courthouse employee in the Gulf
County Tax Collector's Office.




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St. Joe Finishes Third at


State AA
1 A rain-out last Thursday
night in the 1997 Dixie Youth AAA
(10 Year Old) State Tournament,
hosted by Sneads, forced the
rescheduling* of the semi-final
round games to Friday.
Port St Joe's All Stars battled
a tough Myrtle Grove Green team
through three. rain delays Friday
night only to come up short In the
6-4 loss. The loss eliminated St.
Joe and Myrtle Grove was left to
battle it out, to no avail, in two
championship games Saturday
against Northeast Pensacola Blue.
Wednesday's Match-ups
To kick off the night of base-
ball last Wednesday evening, Port
SL Joe defeated Marianna in a
down-to-the-wire 4-3 win. St. Joe
came to the plate in the bottom of
the sixth tied 3-3. wanting to put
the winning run on the board to
avoid extra innings.
With two outs against them.
Sidney Harris stepped up and
drove a single up the middle and
soon advanced to second on a
passed ball. Ashton Larry was
tossed four straight balls and took
first on a walk. Then, determined
to put the ball in play, Daniel
Welch slapped a two-base
grounder into right field to bring
In the winning run.
The leading hitter for St. Joe
was Zack Williams who had a
double, a single and two RBI. Also
adding to the game's success was
Justin McCroan and Ashton Larry
with a single each.
St. Joe used the talents of
three pitchers to hold their oppo-
nent to only three runs. Kenny
McFarland 'went the first two
innings on the mound and gave
up one run on one hit, one error
and two walks.


A Tournament


Travis Burge came in relief at
the top of the third, striking out
two, walking one, and allowing
one hit. Marianna scored their
second and third runs as the
defense committed two more
errors.
Zack Williams took the'
mound in the fifth to close the'
game, striking out three and
allowing no runs from one hit and
two walks.
In other action, Ft. Meade
downed Okeechobee National in a
5-0 shutout. The nightcap was an
exciting pitchers' duel between
the big young men of Northeast
Pensacola and Myrtle Grove,
resulting In a 4-3 Myrtle Grove
win.
Semi-Finals Thursday
The first game of the evening.
a 5-2 defeat of Ft. Meade, pro-
pelled Northeast Pensacola Blue
into the championship round.
In a soggy semi-final nightcap
game Friday, St. Joe's All Stars
took a disappointing 6-4 loss at
the hands of Myrtle Grove Green.
St. Joe's defense gave up a
five run lead in the bottom of the
first inning off of three hits, three
errors and three walks. Kenny
McFarland started on the mound,
pitching through one-third of the
inning, and was relieved by Travis
Burge who remained through the
fifth. Burge allowed one run from
five hits, one walk and two errors.
He struck out four Myrtle Grove
batters.
Beyond the crippling first
inning, the defense became more
adept at handling the ball under
the wet conditions. This was
exhibited by them in the fourth


when, with runners on first and
second, a ball was hit back to
Burge who made the throw for out
one to first base, followed by
back-to-back throws to home and
third for the second and third
outs-iin effect, a spectacular
, triple play
Facing four pitchers. St. Joe's
offense collected six hits, nine
walks and seven strike-outs.
Leading them was Coy Knox with
a single, a double and a RBI.
SKenny McFarland drove through
two singles. and Bart Lowry and
Sidney Harris, each added a sin-
gle.

Sale August 9
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens have been receiving
donations for the yard sale on
Saturday, August 9th from 8 a.m.
until 2 p.m. (ElT in the Centennial
Building in Port St. Joe.
There will be 30 tables full of
merchandise for the public to
browse through. Some of these
Items include curtains, sheets,
towels, glassware, -pots and pans.
pictures, frames, dishes, stuffed
animals, toys, clothes, Jackets
and much more. .
The staff will be at the
Centennial Building today and
Friday from I to 4 p.m. to accept
donations. For larger items need-
ing to be picked up, please call
229-8466.
All proceeds from this sale
will beP used to help pay for ser-
vices for the elderly. The doors
will open for the sale at 8 a.m.
Remember, coffee and donuts will
be sold at 8 a.m.. and also hot
dogs at 11 a.m.


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During the six weeks of train-
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Force mission, organization, and
customs and received special
training in human relations.
In addition, airmen who com-
plete basic training earn credits


Bill Introduced Seeking


Pitts
Two state
duced a $3 mil
station bill Frid
to compensate
Wilber Lee $1
the time they
for the 1963 n
County men.
Pitts and I
victed of the
Grover Floyd
after abduction
MoJo filling s
View.
The argum


& Lee Compensation
legislators intro- and the Florida Cabinet pardoned
Ilion dollar compen- both men and they were released
lay asking the state from prison.
Will Lee Pitts and The state has insisted that
.5 million each for since Pitts and Lee were pardoned
spent on death row (not acquitted) they are not enti-
nurders of two Gulf tied to any compensation because
they are still convicted felons.
Lee were twice con- State Representative Kendrick
1963 slaying of Meek (D-Miami) and State
and Jessie Burkett Senator Betty Holzendorf (D-
g them from the Jacksonville) introduced the bill
station in Highland which will be pushed for passage
during the 1998 legislative ses-
nent over Pitts and sion.


Lee's guilt or innocence has per-
sisted throughout most of the 34-
year period since the incident
occurred. It became even more
complex when convicted killer
Curtis "Boo" Adams confessed to
the killings. ,
Adams refused to testify dur-
ing the 1973 appeal of the case,
held in Marilanna. and the pair
was again convicted.
Then Governor Reubin Askew
toward an associate degree
through the Community College
of the Air Force.
Graham is the daughter of
Kathy S. and Robert W. Graham
of Port St. Joe. She is a 1996
graduate' of Port St. Joe High
School.


G.C.W.D. Board
Meetings Planned
The Gulf Coast Workforce
Development Board will hold a
WAGES Committee Meeting at
9:30 a.m. (CT) on Friday, August
8 in the Gardner Seminar Room
at Gulf Coast Community College.
The college is located at 5230
West Highway 98 in Panama City.
The board will also hold an
Executive Committee Meeting and
General Board Meeting, at 4:30
and 5:30 p.m. (CT), respecUvely.
on Tuesday, August 12 in the
conferenceroom at the Gullf Coast
Electric Cooperative. G.C.E.C. is
located at 722 Highway 22 in
Wewahitchka.


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Sailfish Gives Fishermen A Thrilling Fight
Larry Chafnm (right) caught this beautiful 81 inch sailfish Monday afternoon near the buoy line off St.
Joseph Bay in the Gulf of Mexico. Chafin said he fought the fish for 45 minutes before he was able to
'land it.
Keith Chiles (left) and Wayne Murphy (not pictured) witnessed the catch while the trio were fishing
aboard the "Annie May" Monday.


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John Lee, on left, proudly holds the first place winning catch
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snagged the big one while fishing with Charisma Charters and
was assisted by mate Lorin "Dink" White, shown at right.


This Week's Area Fishing Report
The first part of the week was hot and calm and the fish were
biting both near shore and offshore. The kings are doing their
,usual July and August hot weather practice of biting on top in the
early morning and biting deep later in the day.
There are still some nice scallops in the bay and the specs are
biting in the deeper channels on live bait.-
The kings should continue to hit. in the ship's channel and on
the reef, and offshore fishing will remain good as long as the
,weather stays hot.
Safety Tip: Never leave shore,, even on a short trip, without
-isbme form of communication-a radio or telephone is the best.
,Also, if possible, fish with a companion boat.
Good fish-ig,
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In the photo above Jesse' Colbert signs as Coach Duane
McFarland and his parents, Cathy and Kesley Colbert, look on.


Free Athletic Physicals

Are Set For Tomorrow


FREE high school and mid-
dle school physical for students
will be offered tomorrow at the
Gulf County Health Department
in Port St. Joe. This will be a one
time opportunity for athletes on
Friday, August 8th from 8 a.m.
until 4 p.m.
An athletic physical form may
be picked up at the health depart-
ment, Port St. Joe High School or

Gulf Rifle
Club Meeting
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
its monthly business meeting at
the range on Highway 71 on
Thursday, August 7th starting at
6:30 p.m. All members are invited
to attend and take an active part
in the operation of the club..
'hirifle club plans to start.
up some center-fire rifle matches-
and anyone interested in shooting.
any type of rifle matches are
urged to attend the meeting. The
Thursday evening trap shoot, will
be held after the meeting.
On Saturday, August 9th the
rifle club will hold its monthly .22
pistol bullseye match and hunter
pistol metallic silhouette match.
Registration and setup will begin
at 8:30 a.m. and the bullseye
match :will start at 9:00. This
match consists of 90 shots fired
at bullseye targets set at 25 yards
from the firing line.
The silhouette match will fol-
low and consists of 40 shots fired.
at metal targets. Any common
handgun caliber may be used in .
this match. All handgun shooters
are invited to participate. For
additional information call 229-
8421.
Hunter Education
Offered in Bay Co.
:The Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission is offering
a hunter education course in Bay
County August 15, 16 and 17.
The 16-hour course will be
taught at the Sbuthport Men's
Club on Franklin Avenue in
Southport from 6 to 9 p.m. on,
August 15, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on
August 16, and 8 a.m. to noon on
August 17.
Attendance is required at all
classes, including the range ses-
sion, in order to complete the
course.
Effective January 1 of this
year, proof of hunter education
training will be required when 16-
year-old hunters purchase their
first hunting license. Persons
interested In attending this
course are asked to call the GFC's
regional office in Panama City
(265-3676) to pre-register.


Port St. Joe Middle School. The
form must be signed by a parent
or guardian before students will
be given a physical. Middle school
students who will be participating
in athletics for the first time must
also bring in a birth certificate.
All female athletes should go
from 8 to 11 a.m., if possible. The
boys should go after 11 a.m.
However, if there are scheduling
conflicts, these times may be
adjusted.
All volleyball, cross country
.and football athletes are urged to
come in at this time, because
these, are the fall sports that will
be offered early in the school year.
An- annual physical is also
required before participating in
cheerleading, marching band and
all sports.
YQU MUST HAVE A PHYSI-
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ANY ATHLETIC PRACTICE SES-
SIONI For more information, you
may call the health department at
227-1276.

Youth Soccer
League Teams
Soccer teams are now being
formed to play in the Bay Youth
Soccer League this fall. They hope
to have at least one coed team
from Port St. Joe in each of the
: following age groups: under six,
under eight, under 10, under 12
and possibly under 14.
Volunteers are needed to help
coach, .and assist with registra-
tion and uniforms. Sponsors are
also needed to help with the pur-
chase of uniforms and soccer
balls.
Practices will be held once or
twice weekly in Port St. Joe. All
games will be played at Harder's
Field in Panama City (usually on
Saturdays. The season begins in
September and runs through the
second week of November.
Registration will be held for
all interested children on
Saturday, August 2 and
Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m.
until 12 noon at the office of
Shoreline Medical Group (behind
Hungry Howle's).
All interested players should
be accompanied by their legal
guardian and bring with them a
copy of their birth certificate. The
fee for children 10 years old and
under is $40, and for children 11
years, or older is $45.
If you have any questions or if
you would like to be a sponsor or
volunteer as a coach or assistant,
please call Margaret, Ellmer at
227-7280 or Betty Curry at 229-
8010.

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Charlie Lanford inks the paper to play for George Wallace as his,
parents, Janet and Phil Lanford, and Coach McFarland watch.


Two More Sharks Sign College Scholarships
With the signing of Jesse Colbert and Charlie Lanford to play colle- State.
gate baseball, it brings to five the number of Shark seniors who will play Also signing to continue his baseball career was Charlie Lanford, who
competitive baseball on the upper educational level. The sixth senior, posted a .946 fielding percentage while playing second base for the;
Brian Jenkins, signed a professional contract.with the New York Mets. Sharks. Lanford signed with George Wallace College of Dothan, Alabama.
Colbert will join his brother Josh at Belmont University in Tennessee. All six seniors of this year's state champions have signed to play col-
He batted .351 on the season for the Class 3A state championship Sharks,: lege ball. During the last 11 seasons, 18 Sharks have signed to play on
and was named to the All Big Bend second team and the third team All the collegiate level.


12 Year 0
The Port St. Joe Major All-,
Stars team began competition in
eight team double elimination
play at the Dixie Youth State
Tournament hosted by Bartow.
Monday night, in the opening
game of the week, St. Joe took a4
7-6 ninth-inning win from Liberty'
County. Starting on the mound
for St. Joe was Adam Nixon who'
gave up only two hits, while strik-
ing out six and walking seven
James Daniels came in relief in'
the sixth and struck out five,-
walked three and gave up four-
hits.
St. Joe trailed 3-0 going into
the fifth when Terrance Chambers
took first on a walk and James
Daniels singled on a bunt. Aaron
Hamm hit a double to score both
runners and w.s brought in him-
self by a triple driven by DusUtq

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Boys and girls, ages four
through 18, are invited to partici-
pate in a one day soccer camp to
be held on Saturday, August 16,
from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. (lunch
break from 11-1) at the Port St.
Joe Elementary School field.
This camp will emphasize
soccer as a game of thought, skill
and finesse. Carl Bennett, camp
.instructor, is a former profession-
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coaches the FC Pumas Soccer
Club in Panama City.
He has offered to come to Port
St. Joe to hold the camp to pro-.,
vide a foundation of basic soccer
skills for boys and girls who
would like to play in the Youth
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to attend soccer camp in order to
play in the soccer league.)
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available. Please contact Margaret
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Powell
In the sixth, with the score
tied 3-3, Raye Bailey brought
home Chris Knox on' an error By
the first baseman. Liberty County
came back in the bottom to again
tie the score.
The teams stayed locked at 4-
4 until St. Joe heated up the bats
' in the ninth, scoring three runs
with two outs. Powell punched a
double and later scored on a

passed ball. Bobby Phillips took a
walk, then Knox slapped a single
to bring him in. Knox scored
when the defense errored on a
ball hit by Byron Jones.
Liberty County was only able
to muster up two' runs, short of
what they needed for the win.
In other games Monday.
Bartow downed Hernando
American, Sebring National
defeated Pace Blue, and
Northeast Pensacola Blue beat Ft.
Meade.
Tuesday Night's Action
St. Joe fell 10-3 to the host
team, Bartow 'Tuesday night.
Three pitchers shared duties'son
the mound for St. Joe-Chris
Knox, Dustin Powell and Aaron
Hamm. Knox pitched the first two
innings giving up five runs on five
hits, while walking three and
striking'out none.
Powell took the mound in
relief in the third and after two
and two-third innings had given
up four runs off of no hits and two
errors. He struck out seven
Bartow batters, while walking
four. Hamm closed the regulation
game, striking out two, walking
one and giving up two hits.
Despite tallying a total of
eight hits, St. Joe was only able to
bring in three runners. The lead-
ing hitter for the team was Haemm
with three singles. He was fol-
lowed by James Daniels with two
singles and Knox, Phillips, and
Raye Bailey, who added a single
each.'
In the loser's bracket early
games, Liberty County eliminated
Hernando American in a 7-3
game while Pace sent Ft. Meade
home as a result of a 1-6 score. In
the other winner's bracket game,
NEP Blue beat Sebring National
1-0.
Upcoming Games
On Wednesday night, St. Joe
was slated to meet Pace; Liberty


State Tournament
County would play Sebring; and Joe to play the NEP Blue/Bartow:
NEP Blue matched up with loser Thursday at 6 p.m. (ET); a
Bartow. A win would call for St. loss would eliminate them.


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North Floridians and citizens
from every corner of this country
have sent a strong message to our
national leaders that balancing the
federal budget is an absolute pri-
ority. However, as Congress makes
difficult budgetary decisions, we,
,are also mindful of our nation's
support for veterans and farmers.
In recent days, the U.S. House
has passed appropriations bills to
fund the Departments of Agricul-
* ture and Veterans Affairs. These


grams. North Floridians value our
commitment to basic nutrition
standards for children and
infants. School meals and WIC:
support have made a real differ-
ence in the lives of our children.
These investments have helped the
most vulnerable among us to be
more healthy, fight sickness, and
achieve in school. Bipartisan sup-
port in this Congress will strength-
en these programs.
But. the most contentious por-


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' funding proposals preserve Impor-
tant national investments for fam-
ily farmers and veterans in the
context of fiscal responsibility.
As a result of bipartisan sup-
port in the House, the Department
of Veterans Affairs will receive $25
million for veterans medical
research programs, including $5
million for Gulf War illness
.- reseai6ht.-g'And-, -an amendment
passed by the full House added
$48 million to veterans medical
care programs.
These crucial actions, sup-
ported by' a broad coalition of
Democrats and Republicans.
promise, to make a healthier future
for our nation's veterans.
Thousands of veterans and their
families struggle with extended
medical problems as a. result of
their service to our country.
By investing federal dollars in
these programs, our nation
demonstrates our respect and
gratitude to those who sacrificed
to preserve our democracy and
ensure that we remain free..
The Department of Agriculture
appropriations provide for needed
dollars to support rural farming,
school breakfast and lunch funds
for children, and the highly suc-
cessful Women, Infant, and
Children (WIC) program.
Total funding for these pro-
grams represents a modest
increase from last year. Support
for rural housing loans and busi-
ness and cooperative development
loans make a real difference in
many of our communities.
Also, the House preserved
funding for two positions in the
Farm Service Agency that are ded-
icated to administer farm pro-


tion of the debate over agriculture
p policy represented a direct attack
on our nation's farmers. At least
four amendments that targeted
commodity programs-including
peanuts and tobacco-reached the
floor of the House.
Unfortunately. despite the fact
that comprehensive agriculture
reform legislation passed In 1996,
there was-a renewed effort to hurt
our family farms and drive some of
our farmers out of business.
Again, a bipartisan coalition of
members who represent diverse
agriculture regions throughout the
nation were successful in protect-
ing the interest of our farming
communities.
The strength and vitality of
our agriculture economy is vital to
United States interests both
domestically and abroad. Support
of our family farming communi-
ties-and preserving our way of life
in rural America-should be a
national priority.
Action by the U.S. House dur-
ing the debate on agriculture fund-
ing demonstrates a consensus on
the value we place-in our friends
and neighbors who farm. The
labors of our farmers allow for a
stable national economy, safe food
supply, and, an international
strategic advantage.
I believe that North Floridians
join all of America in valuing our
veterans and farmers. This year's
appropriations bills for the
Departments of Veterans Affairs
and Agriculture protect our values
while staying on course to balance
the federal budget. It is a powerful
expression of the sound policy
decisions that can result from
bipartisan cooperation.


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1997 PAG;



"Deadheading" On State Lands Prohibited

Taking Submerged Logs From State's Streams Declared to be Illegal Action


The

Boyd


Report

By: Rep. Allen Boyd


"America Values Our

Veterans and Farmers"


Board 'of Trustees of the Internal
Improvement Trust Fund (BOT)
approved leases for the right to
remove deadhead logs from sover-
eign submerged lands. No dead-
head leases have been approved
since 1974 when a request to the
BOT was! denied due to environ-
mental concerns.
Environmental concerns sur-
rounding removal of deadhead
logs are: 1) deadhead logs have
created valuable fishery habitats


in the water body, and 2( removal
of the logs can result in signifi-
cant water quality problems due
to siltation and turbidity caused
by the dredging necessary to
recover the logs.
DEP staff has previously
issued informal warnings to indi-
viduals engaged in deadheading
activities and set written notice to
known interested parties stating
that no further removal of
unbranded deadhead logs from
sovereign submerged lands will be
authorized, and staff will take,
appropriate enforcement action
against those participating in
such activity.
Those persons regarded as
owners of branded deadhead logs


must apply for a dredge and fill
permit and a sovereign sub-
merged lend lease or consent of
use before removing deadhead
logs. Applicants must demon-
strate that removal of the dead-
head logs will not cause violations
of water quality standards or
adversely affect fish and wildlife
habitat, navigation, erosion,
shoaling or property of others.
For further information con-
cerning deadheading: contact
Larry Morgan, Office of General
Counsel at (850) 921-9644;
Gordon Roberts, Bureau of
Submerged Lands and Environ-
mental Resources (BSLER) at
(850) 921-9892; or Phil Coram,
BSLER at (850) 921-9870.


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Juvenile Justice
Council Meeting
TheI Gulf County Juvenile:,
Justice Council will be meeting
Friday, August 8, at 12:00 noon
(ETl at the Wellness Center, locat-
ed at the corner of Third Street
and Williams Avenue in Port St.
Joe. .
Membership ih the council is
open to all Gulf County residents ;
and there is no membership fee. ,.
For more information, contact
Chair Melissa Ramsey at 227-;
1145.

Bogus Operation
At Work in Bay Co.
At least two people claiming
to represent the Florida Game
and Fresh Water Fish Commis-
sion have called several Bay
County residences in a bogus tel-
emarketing scam soliciting mon-
ey..
Major Ron Walsingham, Re-
gional Commander for the north-
west region, said, the GFC period-
ically uses random telephone
surveys to gain Information about
fisheries and wildlife issues but
never asks for money.*
Walsingham said anyone who
feels they've been victimized
should call their sheriffs office to
report the incident.


Port St. Joe's new police chief
gave his impressions of his new
duty station to members of the
Kiwanis Club Tuesday, at their
noon meeting. Jay Leffert is no
longer "new" to Port St. Joe, but
he will be known as the "new
chief' until he is replaced, howev-
er long that happens to be.
Leffert said he was Impressed
by the quality of life in Port St.
Joe. '"You have the good life here,
whether you know it or notl" he
said emphatically. "There's a

community spirit in town one
hardly ever sees any more. I know
it's a great deal more satisfying
than where I came from." The
chief came to Port St. Joe from
Orlando.
"You have a commitment
from so many individuals who are
determined to make this a fine
'place to live and rear children. I
find it totally satisfying," the chief
said.
The .speaker said it means
more than mere money to come
into and, belong to a close knit
community such as Port .St. Joe.
"I took a cut in pay to come here
and enjoy the things this commu-
nity has to offer-and it has a
- great deal to offered" Leffert said.
e "I'm impressed with the com-
munity, its people, its energy and
its accomplishments. I'd make
the move again in a heartbeat,"
he concluded.
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Officials with the Department
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enforce the laws regarding the
removal of "deadhead" logs from
sovereign submerged (state-
owned) lands. Deadhead logs refer
to those logs found submerged,
floating or attached to the bank of
a river, stream or water body.
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the Louise Herring Award for
Philosophy in Action at the recent
Florida Credit Union League


Dept. of Juvenile Justice

Awards $475,000 in Grants
Secretary Calvin Ross of the
Florida Department of Juvenile
Justice has announced the
awarding of $475,000 (of the $4.9
million in statewide partnership
grants) to 14 community-based
organizations in District 2 repre-
senting Bay, Calhoun, Franklin,
Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson,
Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Taylor,
Wakulla and Washington coun- ,
ties, for the 1997-98 fiscal year,
The. Community Juvenile
Partnership Grant Program is
funded through the Motor Vehicle
Theft Prevention Trust Fund by
receiving 424 of every $1 license
tag fee assessed for the' Motor
Vehicle Theft Prevention Trust
Fund.
The program funds preven-
tion and intervention programs
that must target one of the follow-
ing: reduction in Juvenile crime,
reduction in truancy, reduction of'"
in-school and out-of-school sus-,
pensions and expulsions, and the
enhancement of school safety.
The program also requires
partnerships among local law'
enforcement, education, juvenile
justice, and children and family I
services.
Gulf County Guidance Clinic.
Inc. received a grant In the
amount of $30,000 to be used for
the Gulf County Juvenile Justice
Partnership program. This pro-
risk youth targeting all schools
throughout the county.

Small Business crayola
Seminar Offered Washable
"Accounting and Recordkeeping M arke rst of 8
For Small Businesses" et
The Gulf Coast Community 9
College's ,Small Business $
Development Center will offer a
seminar entitled, "Accounting and
Recordkeeping for Small Busi-
nesses," on Thursday. August 7 Kid Smarts
from 6 to 9 p.m. at' the Port St. ,
,Joe/Gulf County Library. Pen I
Prospective entrepreneurs
and existing business owner will ; Sharpener
learn about the basic require- 59
ments and appropriate methods $ 1 .59
of recordkeeping in a small busi- '
ness. Topics will include record-
keeping, tax reporting require-
ments, employee expenses and
monthly income statements. n f d
Reservations may be made by
paying a $15.00 registration fee In Major Accen
advance at the Port St. Joe-Gulf
County Chamber of Commerce. Asst'd-6 Color pk
For additional information call
the Chamber office at 227-1223. $ 59


The Florida Credit Union
League awarded Tyndall Federal
Credit Union with first place in


PAGE 2B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1997


Tyndall Federal Wins State Honors


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Convention in Orlando. Guy
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(pictured at right) presented the
award to Lynn W. Owen, III
President/CEO (pictured at left).
The Louise Herring Award
Program recognizes credit unions
who demonstrate a commitment
to applying the "people-helping-
people" philosophy by implement-
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an exceptional degree of service to
our members."
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Handgun Safety
Course Offered
Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege will offer a Basic Handgun
Safety course on Tuesday, Thurs-
day, and Friday, August 19, 21-
22, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
(CT).
This course is required for a
concealed weapon permit and all
classes must be attended for cer-
tification. There is a $27.00 fee
for Florida residents. Students
should provide 50 rounds of am-
munition plus ear and eye protec-
tin.
An Advanced Handgun Safety
course will be held on Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday, Au-
gust 26-28, from 6:30 to 8:30
p.m. (CT) This course will empha-
size safety. Students should pro-
vide 250 rounds of ammunition
plus ear and eye -protection.,
There is an $18.00 fee for Florida
residents.
Register in advance at the
Lifelong Learning Center on the
second floor of the Student Union
East. Registration is held Monday
through Thursday from 8 a.m. to
5:30 p.m. (CT) and Friday, 8 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m. (CT). For more infor-
mation call 872-3823.

Note of Thanks
The family of Betty J.
Whitfield wishes to express their
appreciation to their many friends
and family members during this
time of their sadness. They appre-
ciate all the calls, cards, visits,
food and prayers for their family.
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Eva Mary Duggar
Eva Mary Duggar of Port St.
Joe died Saturday, August 2 at
Gulf Pines Hdspital. Mrs. Duggar,
originally from Apalachicola, had
been a resident of Port St. Joe for
22 years, moving from Hemet,
Califorra. She was a member of
Long A'enue BaptisLChur-eh,. -},-.
Mrs. Duggar Jsopueceded in
4 death by her husband. Milford A.
Duggar. She is survived by three
daughters, Carol Halvorson and
husband, Steve of Solana Beach,
California, Verna Mathes and,
husband, Larry of Wewahitchka,
and Marilyn Collier :of Port St.


Joe; two sons, David Duggar and
wife, Linda of Seminary,
Mississippi, and Lanny Duggar
and wife, Gayle of Greely,
Colorado;, 18 grandchildren; 23
great-grandchildren: two broth-
ers, Leon Seymour of
Apalachicola and Alonzo Seymour
of Valdosta. Georgia.
;urfeial services. 'for Mrs
Duggar were conducted Tuesday,- ~'.,
August 5 at 2:00 p.m. (ET) at
Long Avenue Baptist Church with
Rev. Curtis D. Clark officiating.
Interment followed In Holly Hills
Cemetery. Mrs. Duggar's grand-
sons and grandsons-in-law served
as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers,


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THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

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

-THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor




first Unite Methiodist Church'
S 111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
MorningChurch ...........,.,....... ........,,,9:00 a.m. CT
Children's Church .....9.......................,9:00 a.m. CT
Church School............. ,.. .........10:15.a.m CT
Monday Night Bible Study ....................5:30 p.m. CT
CHRISTIANITY ON THE MOVE
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor Dr. John Anderson, Music Director
Parsonage Phone: 648-4424 Office Phone: 648-8820


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Long Avenue ,
BAPTIST *CHURCH. ",
1601 Long Avenue Pbrt SL 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


Middle School Orientation Friday


MEDITATIONS OF A.
( untrg ^reacrer

By LOWELL F. ADAMS


What Kind of
Body Will We
Have In
Heaven?

.. shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto
His glorious body ... "-Philippians 3:21
OME imagine that in heaven everyone will all have a
ormless spiritual body, and just float about like a cloud. On
occasion I have heard some suggest that being a spirit and
floating around among the clouds of heaven didn't seem all that
great to them. And some think when we go to heaven we will be
angels. Neither of these ideas are correct, according to the
Scripture. When we become a Christian, our souls are redeemed
and kept in the grip of God's Grace, against the day when this
sinful body will also be redeemd and made new like the
glorious body of Christ. (See above Scripture)
After Jesus was resurrected, He entered rooms where his
apostles were gathered with the door closed and locked, yet he
entered. He even invited Thomas to "feel" His body. (John
20:27) Our bodies will be like His Spiritual and physical.
Those of us who die before Jesus Comes will go to be with
the Lord until the resurrection. ... absent fron the body, and
... present with the Lord." II Cor. 5:8. In Romans 8:23 we are
told we have the first-fruits of the Spirit (redemption of the
soul) and are waiting for the redemption of our bodies.
In heaven we will enjoy much the same joys we experience
now, without the pain and sorrows of this life. This earth will be
destroyed, but God promises a "new" earth wherein dwelleth
righteousness. It is not clear ini His Word, what role that new
earth may play in our heavenly future. At any rate we may be
sure that God's plan for His children will be wonderfully first
rate, and worthy of our absolute trust. He has promised us a
delightfully enjoyable, never-ending life in such heavenly
conditions that the human mind is unable to even imagine.
And +ir ticket to that gloriously wonderful new abode has
already been bought and paid for with the suffering and shed
blood of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
As to angels, they are God's created beings, and we will
not likely ever be an angel. To be like Jesus is enough for me!


Orientation will take place in
the middle school commons area
on Friday, August 8, beginning at
9:00 a.m. and lasting until 11:15
a.m. (ET).
Registration at
PSJ Elementary
Any new student planning to


Stewardship,


In 1 Corinthians 16:2
we find, "On the first day
of every week, each of you
is to put something aside
and store it up, as he may
prosper, so that contribu-
tions need not be made
when I come."


W"" Paul's letter to the
Oliver F. Taylor Christians in Corinth is
Visitation Minister, First good advice for us today.
United Methodist Church Being prepared in time of
need helps us to live our lives in an orderly fash-
ion. This reduces tension and anxiety.
Good stewardship lets us get on with other
needs. The church is about sharing the gospel of
Jesus Christ and His love to those in need.
All churches have financial responsibilities
which need to be met. The church is a business.
It is the greatest business in the world because
it is God's business. Stewardship is a part of


every church. All of us
Christ and His church.


contributions may be made to the
Long Avenue Baptist Church
Together-We-Build Fund in mem-
ory of Mrs. Duggar.
Gilmore-Southerland Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe was in
charge of all arrangements.

Lois L. WhitfieldA
Lois L. Whitfield, age 94, of
Wewahitchka. passed away
Wednesday. July 30, at a local
hospital. She had been a resident
of Wewahitchka for most of her
life. She was the widow of the late
Rev. Early Whitfield and was a
member of Glad Tidings Assembly
of God Church. She was preceded
in death by two daughters, Pearl
Davis and Eunice Arhelger.
io A tireieus mother .and'
housewife, she is survived by a
daughter, Mildred Jones of'
Wewahitchka; two sons, Joseph
Whitfield and wife Vera of
Tallahassee, and Lloyd Whitfleld
and wife Nadine of Wewahitchka;
and. two sons-in-law, Larry
Arhelger and Martin Davis. She is
also survived by 12 grandchil-
dren; 21 great-grandchildren; five
great-great-grandchildren; and
many nieces arid nephews.
The funeral services were
held on Friday, August 1 at 10:00
a.m. at Glad Tidings Assembly of
God Church, conducted by Rev.
Claude McGill and Rev. Neal
Miller. Interment followed in the
family plot in Pleasant Rest
Cemetery in Overstreet.
Asked to serve as active pall-
bearers were her grandsons:
Eddie Jones, Houston Whitfield,
Paul Whitfield, Steve Whitfield,
Allen Whitfield and Ricky Davis.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funeral
Home, Wewahitchka Branch,
Chapel.

Bronest I. York, Sr.
Bronest Irvin York, Sr., 80, of
Jacksonville, died Tuesday, July
29th, peacefully in his home sur-
rounded by family. He had been a
resident of Jacksonville since
1951.
Employed with the .Civil.
Service, Mr. York served as an air- '
craft engine mechanic at Naval


have a responsibility to


Air Station in Jacksonville, and
retired after 40 years of exemplary
service. Prior to moving to
Jacksonville, he had been a party
boat captain with the Anderson
fleet in Panama City.
In his early years, he worked
as a commercial fisherman from
Panama City to the Keys, residing
in various ports, primarily Bay
SCounty and Cortez Village.
He is preceded in death by his
wife, the late Wilma Green York.
SHe is survived by his son, Bronest
.1 York, Jr., and his wife, Judith,
and a daughter, Talisa Highsmith
and her husband, Garrett; a sis-
ter, Eloyce Pratt of Port St. Joe;
grandchildren, Jennifer York and
- Jonathan Milam.
The family wishes to thank
Hospice of Northeast Florida and
devoted fIend, Vera Walsh for all
their love and support.
SFuneral services were held
Friday, August 1 at 2 p.m. in the
chapel of, Hardage-Gibbens
Funeral Home in Jacksonville
with Rev. Steven C. Miller officiat-
ing. Interment followed in
Riverside Memorial Park
Cemetery.
';' eLocal arrangements were
under the direction of Wilson
Funeral Home of Panama City.

Elsie T. Hughes
Elsie Thomas Hughes, 78, of
Yorkville, -Illinois, departed this
life on July 30 at Mercy Center
Hospital in Aurora, Illinois. Born
September 23, 1918 in Crestview,
she had been a resident of Illinois
for the past two years, and was
formerly of Wewahitchka.
Survivors include two daugh-
ters, Marietta Hughes Bishop and
husband John W., Bishop of
Montgomery, Illinois, and Debra
',Hughes Hayes of Houston, Texas;
seven grandchildren and five
;great-grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services
were held Saturday,' August 2 at
1:00 p.m. at Roberts Cemetery in
Wewahltchka, officiated by Rev.
Allen Crabtree and Rev. 0. C.
Crabtree.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funeral
Home; Wewahitchka Branch
Chapel.


The administration and staff
of Port St. Joe Middle School
would like to extend a welcome to
parents, seventh grade students
and all new students to the annu-
al student orientation. Parents
and students will be able to meet
administrators, teachers, staff,
and go through their schedules
during this time.


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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 CDT
W orship Service ................................................................ 10 a.m CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m.


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1997 PAGE 3B
attend Port St. JoA Elementary lasting: until 2:00. Come and find
School for the 1997-98 school out who your teacher is and visit
year, who has not registered is re- your new classroom.
quested to do so as soon as possi-
, ble. The school's office hours are
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. I
Open House will be held on Saj.Y oHSawttln'T1 Star
August 8 beginning at 12:00 and


The

.Lion s Tale
News Column
Faith Christian School

Have you registered your chil- on time-for the teacher's explana-
dren for school? Please, please get tion of class procedures, activities
those forms filled out and into the and plans for the year.
office by Monday, August 1.' School hours will be.the same.
Teacher's workshop begins August All classes begin promptly at 8:05
13 and it really is necessary to' a.m. Students in K-3 dismiss at
know who is coming before school I 1:30 a.m and K-4 at 11:45 am.
starts. We need names and in order to clear out 8Lh Street
addresses for class lists and name before the noon traffic. K-5
tags for desks. and we need accu- through fourth grade anal extend-
rate numbers to be sure we have ed kindergarten students are out
adequate supplies and books. a. 2.30 p.m. Grades rive through
Orientation for all students 12 are dismissed at 2:45 p.m. and
and parents ill be held Monday, the extended school day and tutor-
August 18. Elementary students Ing continues until 5:30 p.m.
in K-5 through grade four will Regular office ours will be
meet at 7:00p.m. in their class- from 8 a.ni. until p.m.. however.
rooms. Students in grades five someone will be available from
through 12 will meet in the audi- 7:30 am. until 5:30 p.m. after
torium at 7:00 p.m. fora short, school begins.
time before going to their class- Faith Christian will not be
rooms. Faith Christian will not be
rooms, offering varin transportation to the
Four year old kindergarten beaches area but will continue the
students and parents will meet. 'van to Franklin County.
with their teacher at 9:00 a.m. at y
the annex on 8th Street and the .. :
three year olds will meet at 10:00 :
a.m.
During orientation the stu-
dents will, meet their teacher and ,
fello* ,classmates and also become
familiar with their classrooms.
PJease do your 'best to be there-




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Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. & 6:30.p.m.
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Sunday School .........9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship ....11:00 a.m. Fellowship.......6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ..........7:30 p.m.
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M I N U T E S of the ... Gulf County Commission


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
JULY 8, 1997
REGULAR MEETING
The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners met this date in regular
session with the following members pre-
sent: Chairman Nathan Peters, Jr. and
Commissioners 'tommy Knox, John
Stanley, Jr., Billy E. Traylor, and Warren
J. Yeager, Jr. Others present were: County
Attorney Timothy McFarland, Clerk Benny
C. Lister, Chief Deputy Clerk Douglas C.
Birmingham, Deputy Clerk Towan
McLemore, Chief Administrator Don
Butler, Administrative Assistant Debbe
Wibberg, Administrator/Emergency
Management Director Larry Wells, Road
Superintendent Bob Lester, Solid Waste
Director Joe Danford, South Gulf County
E.M.S. Director Shane McGuffin, Veterans'
Service Officer/S.H.I.P. Administrator Bo
Williams, County Judge Robert Moore, and
Sheriff Frank McKeithen.
The meeting was called to order at
6:02 p.m., E.D.T.
Administrator Wells opened the meet-
ing with prayer, and Chairman Peters led
the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
CONSENT AGENDA / SUPPLEMEN-
TAL CONSENT AGENDA- i
: Upon motion by Cdp0mlssloner
Yeager, second by CommissionfriTraylor.
and unanimous vote, the Board approved
the Consent Agenda and Supplemental
Consent Agenda, as follows: t
CONSENT AGENDA: ,
1) Minutes
June 23, 1997 Rcgular Meeting
(Correction to Page 8) 1 ,
2) Planning & Development Review Board
Re-Appointments (Rosasco/McNeill
3) S.H.I.P. Down Payment Assistance Mr.
& Mrs. Charles Dawson
($11,100.00)
S.H. I.P. Down Payment Assistance Ms.
Carrie Russell ($11,615.00)
SUPPLEMENTAL CONSENT AGENDA:
I ) Budget Amendment General Fund
(1996-97 Line Item Overexpenditures):
GENERAL FUND
21111 Board of County Commissioners:
23000 Life & Health Insurance, PRE-
SENT BUDGET S306.367.00,
INCREASE $31,525.00, AMEND-
ED BUDGET $337,892.00 '
24000 Ins. Workmen's Comnp., PRE-
SENT, BUDGET 135,000.00,
INCREASE 1,063.00, AMENDED
BUDGET 136,063.00 .
?i l. ",erv'. engineering, PRE-
'4- BUDGET 14,000.00
.i5'YB8.00, AMENDED
BUDGET 51,788.00
62000*- puildnigs PRESENT BUDGET
sO, 00.60,l INCREASE 30,840.00,
AMENDED BUDGET 120,840.00
22916 Public Defender: Conflict:
31000 Professional Services, PRESENT
BUDGET 7,500.00, INCREASE
4,600.00, AMENDED BUDGET:
12,100:00
23817 Court Reporter:
12000 Salary, PRESENT BUDGET
16,550.00, INCREASE 5,500.00,
AMENDED BUDGET 22.050.00
53123 Detention & Corrections:
62100 Medical Dir. Prof. Serv., PRE-
SENT BUDGET 8,000.00,
INCREASE 6,400.00, AMENDED
BUDGET 14,400.00
51363 Mental Health: .
34300 Baker Act, PRESENT BUDGET
10,000.00, INCREASE 8,717.00,
AMENDED BUDGET 18,717.00
51626 Gulf County E.M.S.:
12000 Salaries,- PRESENT BUDGrET
201,279.00, INCREASE 7.679.00,
AMENDED BUDGET 208.958.00
52000 Operating Supplies, PRESENT
( BUDGET 15,450.00. INCREASE
13,366.00, AMENDED BUDGET
28,816.00
70000 Debt Service, PRESENT BUD-
GET .00, INCREASE 30;683.00,
AMENDED BUDGET 30.683 00
99984 RESERVES:
95000 -'Reserve for Contingencies, PRE-
SENT BUDGET 106,929.00,
DECREASE 106,929.00, AMEND-
ED BUDGET .00
96000 Cash To Be Carried Forward,
PRESENT BUDGET 330,000.00,
DECREASE 71.232.00, AMEND-
ED BUDGET 258.768.00
2) Approval Florida Department of
Agriculture Aircraft Spraying IDog Fly
Control)
PUBLIC HEARING PRETRIAL
RELEASE PROGRAM ORDINANCE-
Pursuant to advertsement to hold public
hearings to consider adoption of an ordi-
nance creating a Pretrial Release Program
in Gulf County, Attorney McFarland called
for public comment. The Board received no
public comment at this second and final
public hearing. Commissioner Knox dis-
cussed the use of the funds this program
will generate (does not want to create a
position which the Board may have to sup-
plement in the future). Attorney
McFarland reported that the funds which
the ordinance will generate have not been
"earmarked" by the Board at this time.
Upon motion by Commissioner Traylor,
second by Commissioner Yeager, and
unanimous vote, the Board adopted an
ordinance with the following title:
ORDINANCE NO. 97-0.3
AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE GULF
COUNTY PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAM;
ESTABLISHING OPERATION PROCE-
DURES FOR THE PROGRAM; ESTABLISH-
ING A FEE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABIL-
ITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.
(Complete Ordinance on file
in the Clerk's Office) '.
Chairman Peters scheduled a work-
shop to be held on Tuesday, July 15, 1997
at 5:00 p.m., E.D.T., for the purpose of dis-
cussing utilization of the funds that will be
generated by this ordinance .
SENIOR CITIZENS PROGRAM-
Jerry Stokoe, of the Gulf County Senior
Citizens Association, appeared before the
Board to thank them for their support with'
the new Senior Citizens building and to
inform them of new programs and changes
within the Association. The Board thanked
I Mr. Stokoe for his hard work and dedica-
tion. '
PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAM
ORDINANCE-Chairman Peters informed
Judge Moore that the Board had adopted
the Pretrial Releasek Program Ordinance
(#97-03), and had scheduled a workshop
for July 15th to discuss use of the funds.
TENTATIVE BUDGET / 1997-98S-
Clerk Lister presented the Board with the -
tentative budget packets for the 1997-98
fiscal year, and Chairman Peters reported
that he has scheduled budget meetings for
July 21st and 23rd at 5:00 p.m., E.D.T.


FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY-
Sheriff McKeithen reported that Gulf
County had a very, good holiday weekend,.
with a large crowd and no major problems.
ADVERTISE FOR BIDS BEACHES
FIRE DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENT-
Upon motion, by Commissioner Traylor,"
second by Commissioner Knox, and unan-
imous vote, the Board agreed to advertise
to receive sealed bids for bunker gear
(coats & pants) for the Beaches Fire
Department.
SMALL SCALE LAND' USE
CHANGE-INDUSTRIAL PARK PROPER-


TY-Upon motion by Commissioner
Traylor, second by Commissioner Stanley,
and unanimous vote, the Board agreed to
advertise for a small scale land use change
(10 acres) for the Industrial Park property;
Chief Administrator Butler reported that
this request will be discussed at the next
Planning & Development Review Board
meeting. i
ADVERTISE FOR PROPOSALS-
COURT REPORTER SERVICES-Upon
recommendation by Chief Administrator
Butler, Commissioner Yeager motioned to
advertise to hire a Court Reporter to fill the
position and to receive proposals for con-
tracting out the Court Reporter Services
(Tonya Knox submitted her resignation on
July 2, 1997). Commissioner Stanley sec-
onded the motion, and it passed unani-
mously.'Upon discussion about the possi-
bility of using recorders in the Courtroom
to save money, the Board requested that
Chief Administrator Butler research this
matter.
PROPOSALS AIRPARK FEASIBIL-
ITY STUDY / ENTERPRISE FLORIDA
GRANT-Chief Administrator Butler
reported that he had rated the companies
which submitted proposals for the airport
feasibility study (#9697-21), as follows:
1) Dames and Moore
2) Reynolds, Smith and Hill
3) Preble-Rish, Inc.
Commissioner Yeager motioned to
allow Chief Administrator Butler to negoti-
ate with Dames and Moore for. develop-
ment of a feasibility study at the airport,
and Commissioner Knox seconded the
motion. The motion passed 4 to 1, with
Chairman Peters voting no. Upon inquiry
by Commissioner Yeager about the status
of the Enterprise Florida Grant
Application, Chief Administrator Butler
reported that he received a letter that the
application had made it through one stage
of the approval process. but final approval
has not been received.
ENTERPRISE ZONE-Upon inquiry
by Commissioner Knox about the request
to change the County's Enterprise Zone,
Chief Administrator Butler reported that
he will attend a meeting on July 17th with
the Enterprise, Zone Development Agency
regarding this matter. He stated that
Enterprise Florida can approve changes in
: the enterprise zone lines for the County
(they will not allow for an increase in the
area total), and he will bring a recommen-
dation regarding the changes back to the
Board for their approval.
COUNTY INSURANCE-Chief
Administrator Butler discussed the
County insurance coverage for 1997-98.
stating that the Board has renewal options
with the 1996-97 companies. The Board
agreed for him to contact the companies
regarding renewal rates, so they can deter-
mine if they need to renew the coverage or
advertise for bids on the coverage.
COMMUNITY SERVICE BLOCK
GRANT / COMMUNITY ACTION
AGENCY-Chief Administrator Butler and
Administrative Assistant Wibberg dis-
cussed that Bay County has requested
that the Board send a letter of commit-
mnent, agreeing to pay the match funds
($2,880.00) for the Community Services
Block Grant which will be for Gulf County.
The Board-agreed for the Chairman to
send a letter to Bay County.
GULF COUNTY ZONING COMMIT-
TEE-Chief Administrator Butler reported
that the newly appointed Gulf County
Zoning Committee met on July 7th, and he
recommended that the Board appoint
members from the North end of the
County. Upon motion by Commissioner
Traylor, second by Commissioner Yeager,
and unanimous vote, the Board agreed to
appoint Kenny Strange to this committee
and agreed for Commissioner Stanley to
submit a recommendation for the other
member in a few days.
HIGHLAND VIEW WATER SYSTEM
REPLACEMENT CHANGE ORDER-
Upon motion by Commissioner Knox, sec-
ond by Commissioner Yeager. and unani-
mous vote, the Board approved Change
Order #2 (a S6,854.00 increase) to the
Highland View Water System Replacement
contract (Bid #9697-15).
ADVERTISE CONSULTANT -
WETAPPO CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLI-
TION SITE-Solid Waste Director Danford
requested that the Board advertise to hire
a consultant to provide a groundwater
monitoring plan and well installation.
geotechnical investigation, and a financial
assurance plan for the Wetappo C & D site.
Commissioner Traylor motioned to
approve this request, and Commissioner
Stanley seconded the motion for discus-
sion. Upon Inquiry by Commissioner
Stanley, Solid Waste Director Danford
reported that payment for this expense will
be paid from grant funds. The motion then
passed unanimously.
ADVERTISE SURVEYOR /
APPRAISER T. S. ALBERTO HAZARD
MITIGATION-Upon motion by
Commissioner Yeager, second by
commissioner Stanley, and unanimous
vote, the Board agreed to advertise to hire
a surveyor and appraiser for the T.S.
Alberto Hazard Mitigation Program, as
requested by Emergency Management
Director Wells.
4-DAY WORK WEEK COUNTY
DEPARTMENTS-Administrator Wells
reported that he had researched the
request by the County -Departments to
change their schedule to a 4-day work
week, and because they did not follow the
proper procedures asset out in Section
447.301, Florida StatUtes, he would rec-
ommend that the request be denied.
Commissioner Yeager motioned to approve
this recommendation, and Commissioner
Traylor seconded the motion. Upon Inquiry
by Commissioner Stanley about the intent
of the employees in approaching the Board
first. Administrator Wells stated that it
presented a conflict because the Board
makes the final decision in negotiation
proceedings. Upon Commissioner
Stanley's inquiry about the law being bro-
ken, Attorney McFarland stated that the
procedure was broken (the Union is now
approaching this matter through the prop-
er procedure). The motion then passed
unanimously, Upon inquiry by
Commissioner Knox, 'Attorney McFarland
reported that the Board has input into the
Union negotiations through Administrator
Wells.;
WlHEALTH DEPARTMENT PUR-
CHASING PROCEDURES-Doug Kent,
Health : Department Administrator,
appeared before the Board to discuss their
request for a letter from the County which
would give the Health Department permis-
sion to purchase items as a County agent
(when it is more cost effective). The Board
agreed to proceed with the letter.
The meeting recessed at 6:33 p.m.,
E.D.T.
The meeting reconvened at 6:55 p.m.,
CLEAN-UP / HOWARD CREEK-
Commissioner Stanley thanked the


Mosquito Control Department for their
assistance in picking up the debris at
Howard Creek, stating that the project will
be complete this week.
GULF COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR
RETARDED CITIZENS-Commissioner
.Stanley reported that Charles Ball has
resigned as Executive Director of the Gulf
County Association for Retarded Citizens,
and he expressed his appreciation for the
fine job Mr. Ball has done for Gulf County.
GASKIN PARK BULKHEAD /
RETAINING WALL-Upon discussion by
Commissioner Stanley about the retaining
wall at Gaskin Park boat landing,


Commissioner Traylor suggested having
the engineers prepare 'a cost estimate for
repair for the Board to address during the
budget sessions for next fiscal year. Chief
Administrator Butler reported that a sur-
vey of the property has been.requested and
when it is complete, the Board should
know how to proceed with the repair. Upon
Inquiry about assistance from the Corps of
Engineers, Commissioner Stanley reported
that they have offered use of their equip-
ment only, no financial assistance.
Commissioner Yeager stated that the
Board should consider, placing limits on
docking there once the repair is complete.''
After discussion about the poor quality of
work done at the Chipola Cut-off site last
year and about the good quality of work
provided by local contractors, the Board
agreed to have Preble-Rish, Inc. draw up a
design for this project.
COURTROOM / COUNTY JUDGE /
BUDGET AMENDMENT-Commissioner
Traylor commended Glen Combs, Judge
Moore and all others who participated in
the remodeling of the Courtroom, and he
motioned to amend the General Fund bud-
get (in the amount of $1,500.00) by reduc-
ing Reserves: Cash to be Carried Forward
and increasing County Court Judge:
Improvements to Buildings to assist in
paying for the renovation. Commissioner
Yeager seconded the motion,,and it passed
unanimously. Chairman Peters discussed
that the Board has already overspent sev-
eral line items in this year's budget, and
should be cautious with their spending.
GULF AIRE PHASE In ENGINEER-
ING-Commissioner Knox discussed the
possibility of advertising for' engineering
for the roads in the. Gulf Aire Phase II sub-
division, which the Board has refused to
accept Attorney McFarland discussed that
the property owners in that subdivision
have a private lawsuit against the subdi-.
vider, through which they are trying to get
him to bring the toads up to the County's
specifications. After further discussion,
the Board agreed for Chief Administrator
Butler to have' the Engineers inspect the
roads and make a recommendation to the
Board.
HIGHLAND VIEW WATER SYS-
TEM/ CONTRACTORS / ROAD
PAVING-Commissioner Knox discussed
the excellent job performance which the
contractor has done in replacing the
Highland View Water System. Upon dis-
cussion that the contractor is a local com-
pany, the Board discussed that considera-
tion of local companies should be .made
when buying equipment and supplies.
After discussion about price versus quali-
ty, Chief Administrator Butler reported
that the County has not saved
$300,000.00 by using Panhandle Grading
& Paving and, the quality of work is very
poor.
TUCKER TRACT / F.R.D.A.P.
GRANT-Commissioner Yeager reported
that the County has received a
$100,000.00 F.R.D.A.P. Grant for the,;
Tucker Tract project, and he requested
that Chief Administrator Butler contact
the Florida Department of Environmental
Protection regarding the design changes
(as the County is no longer constructing a
pier in that area).
BUDGET OVEREXPENDITURES-
Chairman Peters discussed the budget
amendment approved by the Board to
cover line Item overexpenditures in the
1996-97 General Fund budget, stating
that the Board has spent all of the Reserve:-
for Contingencies and should stop funding
unbudgeted projects.
LOCAL CONTRACTORS-Stan
Klesky, Architect, discussed that he has a
local architectural firm, and requested
permission to talk with the Pqard about
doing the architectural: rit "'f. the
County. Upon discussion that the County
is now contracted with a firm which pro-
vides these services, Chief Administrator
Butler stated that the Board could request
proposals from other firms should they
become "disgruntled" with the current
company. After discussion by the Board
about the employment level and service of
the current firm. the Board stated that
they would seek a new firm should they
become dissatisfied in the future.*
UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
FLORIDA COAST PAPER-Chairman
Peters reported that he will be submitting
a letter to the Florida Department of Labor,
Senator Pat Thomas, and Representative
Jarhey Westbrook, to request that unem-
:ployment compensation be extended ant
additional 6 months for those Individuals
who have been laid-off by Florida Coast
,paper Company.
CONSENT ORDER D.E.P. LAND-
FILL SPOTTER / FIVE POINTS-Chief
Administrator Butler presented a Consent
Order from the Florida Department of
Environmental Protection, which calls for
the County to pay $4.150.00 as settlement
for non-compliance at Five Points Landfill
(no spotter, erosion, municipal waste, and
cel not covered). He ,stated that the
County must pay $250.00 in costs, and
the remaining $3.900.00 can be paid with
in-kind services.. Commissioner Stanley
motioned to sign the Consent Order and
pay the fee. and Commissioner Traylor
seconded the motion. Upon Inquiry by
. Commissioner Stanley, Solid Waste
Director Danford reported that he would
suggest the Board adopt one of the follow-
ing plans: '
A) The scale operator would act as the
spotter (let ina few cars, and lock the
gate until those are complete).
B) He stated that he may have adequate
.funds in his.budget to, hire a spotter. ,
C) The County could go to an automated.
scale house, with the scale operator
becoming the spotter.
After further discussion about the
meeting with D.E.P., the Board agreed to
send a letter to Secretary Wetherall regard-
ing the way Mr. Butler and Mr. Danford
were treated at the meeting in Pensacola.
Solid Waste Director Danford also reported
that Argus has placed a container at Five
Points for municipal wastes brought to the
landfill in error. The motion then passed
Unanimously. '
BUDGET MEETINGS /1997.958
FISCAL YEAR-Chairman Peters reported
that he has scheduled meetings for July
21st and 23rd, at 5:00 p.m., E.D.T., to
begin preparing the 1997-98 fiscal year
budget. He also reported that he has ten-
tatively scheduled meetings for July 29th
& 30th, but will wait until after the first.2
are complete to see if more meetings will
be necessary. ''
OULF COUNTY ASSOCIATION FOR
RETARDED CITIZENS-Commissioner
Stanley noted that Mr. Charles Ball has
entered the meeting, and he thanked Mr.
Ball for the tremendous Job he has done as
Executive Director at the Gulf County
Association for Retarded Citizens.
There being no further business, and
upon motion by Commissioner Stanley,
second by Commissioner Yeager, and
unanimous vote, the meeting did then
adjourn at 7:35 p.m., E.D.T.
NATHAN PETERS, JR.
CHAIRMAN


ATTEST:
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK

PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA
JULY 18s 1997
SPECIAL MEETINi
The Gulf County Board' of County
Commissioners met this date in special
session with the following members pre-


sent: Chairman Nathan Peters, Jr. and
Commissioners Tommy Knox, Billy E.
Traylor, and Warren J. Yeager, Jr.
(Commissioner. John Stanley, Jr. was
absent). Others present were: County
Attorney Timothy McFarland, Chief
Deputy Clerk Douglas C. Birmingham,
Deputy Clerk Towan McLemore, Chief
Administrator Don Butler, Administrative
Assistant. Debbe Wibberg, Building
Inspector Richard Combs, Solid Waste
Director Joe Danford (5:25 p.m.), Veterans'
Service Officer/S.H.l.P. Administrator Bo
Williams, County Judge Robert Moore,
Sheriff Frank McKeithen (5:11 p.m.), and
Sheriffs Department Captain Joe Nugent.
The meeting was called to order at
5:06 p.m., E.D.T.
PRETRIAL RELEASE PROGRAM
FUNDS-Judge Moore appeared before the
Board to request that the funds collected
through the Pretrial Release Program be
deposited with the Clerk's Office and set
aside to be used as matching funds for
potential grants for juvenile justice pro-
grams. He stated that administrative
expenses for the programs could be paid
through grant funds, therefore there
would be no salaries which the Board
would have to supplement later. He also
stated that any .grant application would
have to be approved by the Board, giving
them the option to reject any programs
which they do not feel are appropriate.
Upon discussion by Commissioner Knox
and Sheriff McKeithen about conditional
releases / bonds, Judge Moore stated that
it would be his decision which defendants
would / could pay the $40.00, as it is one
of several options of the Pretrial Release
Order (some' may pay it as well as meet
other conditions, some may pot have to
pay the fee). The Board approved this
request. ,
PRIMARY CARE CHALLENGE
GRANT PUBLIC HEALTH UNIT-Doug
Kent, Health Department Administrator,
appeared before the Board to discuss the
availability of a Primary Care Challenge
Grant (which would be used for non-
insured patients only), and to request per-
mission to submit the application and act
as the grant administrator on behalf of
Gulf County. He stated that the Health
Department could expand their facilities
and provide care for indigents, prisoners,
etc., which would save the County money.
Commissioner Yeager motioned to approve
this request, and Commissioner. Traylor
seconded the motion. Upon inquiry by
Commissioner Knox, Mr. Kent reported
that the services would be provided to fam-
ilies with an income of 150% of the poer-
ty level (which would be approximately
$28,000.00 for a family of four). The
motion then passed unanimously (4-0).,
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING-
Chief Administrator Butler reported that
he has drafted a bid notice and specifica-
tions for completion of the interior of the
administration building. After discussion
that the grant application for "hardening"
of the building will be submitted next week
and that the Board may want to "harden"
the building before completing the interior,
Chief Administrator Butler inquired about
the possibility of getting a change order
from 'Fisher Cqnstruction for the interior.
Attorney McFarland stated that a change
order can be done if an existing contract is
still open on the same project. Upon
inquiry about the County sub-contracting
the work to save money, Attorney
McFarland reported that the Board has
this option, but would then be liable if
some of the work was not done properly.
Upon discussion that it would be unfair to
the current contractor if he submitted a
change order price and. the Board then
decided to go out for bids, Chief
Administrator Butler reported that he and
Building Inspector Combs could have a
very:close estimate prepar-d prior to
receiving the change order price from
SFisher Construction. Upon motion by
Commissioner Yeager, second by
Commissioner.' Knox. -and a' =3-'3 -otc
(Ciimissio6er' Traylor abstained due to
personal'business' dealings with the con-
tractor). the Board agreed to request a
change order for completion of the intenor
of the administration building from Fisher
Construction.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT d -
COMMITTEE-Commissioner Knox dis-
cussed that he would like for the Board to
establish an Economic Development
Committee consisting of the
Commissioners, Chief Administrator
Butler, Solid Waste Director Danford, and
members of the business community to
develop an Economic Development Plan,
for Gulf County. After discussion by the
Board about the need for them to take the
lead in planning for the economic develop-
ment of Gulf County, Commissioner
Yeager suggested Clay Smallwood and
Chairman Peters suggested Mike
McDonald as possible committee' mem-
bers. Chairman Peters stated that he will
schedule a workshop to discuss this issue
in the near future
RESOLUTION D.O.T. / HIGH-
LAND VIEW BOAT RAMP PROPERTY-
Commissioner Knox discussed that the
Department of Transportation has agreed
to deed a 50-foot strip of property under
the Highland View bridge (George C.
Tapper Bridge), for the County to con-
struct a public boat ramp. He also stated
that Raffield Fisheries will be constructing
a marina, and has agreed to construct the
ramp for the County in exchange for 30
feet of the property which the County is
obtaining from the State. Attorney
McFarland read a proposed resolution.
requesting the property from D.O.T. Upon
motion by Commissioner Knox, second.by,
Commissioner'Yeager, and unanimous (4-
0) vote, the Board adopted the following
resolution:
RESOLUTION NO. 97-13
A RESOLUTION PETITIONING FOR
ACQUISITION OF STATE OWNED LANDS
PRESENTLY ADJACENT TO THE HIGH-
LAND VIEW BRIDGE (A/K/A GEORGE C.
TAPPER BRIDGE), LOCATED IN GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO BE USED AS A
PUBLIC BOAT RAMP ON THE GULF
COUNTYCANAL.
WHEREAS, the State of Florida,
Department of Transportation is owner of
certain unimproved real property located
adjacent to the Highland View Bridge
(a/k/a George C. Tapper Bridge) on ,the
Gulf County Canal in Gulf County,
Florida, also known as the "old road, bed"
for the old Highland View drawbridge near
the Highland View Bridge;
WHEREAS, the Board of County
Commissioners of Gulf County, Florida,
desires to develop and improve this prop-
erty into a public boat ramp to be used by
the citizens of Gulf County;
WHEREAS, -the development and
location of the property will coincide with a
proposed marina that will bring additional
jobs to the distressed area which current-
ly has the highest unemployment rate
(20%) in the State;


WHEREAS, the acquisition of the
property for continued enjoyment and
improvement of the area will assist the
many citizens in the south end of the
County who have limited access to public
boat ramps;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT
RESOLVED by the Board of County
Commissioners of Gulf County, Florida,
that the Florida Department of
Transportation is hereby petitioned to
transfer ownership of the property
described in Exhibit "A" attached hereto,
to Gulf County, Florida, for the purposes
stated:
PASSEb AND ADOPTED this 15th
day of July, 1997, by the duly authorized
Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County, Florida. ;(end)
There being no further business and
upon motion by Commissioner Yeager, sec-
ond by Commissioner Traylor, and unani-
mous (4-0) vote, the meeting did then


Bulldog News


Q Port St. Joe Elementary School


Registration
If your child plans to attend
Port St. Joe' Elementary School,
and you have not registered,
please do so as soon as possible.
The school office is open Monday
through Thursday from 7:45 a.m.
to 3:15 p.m.'
Kindergarten Students i
Parents of kindergarten stu-
dents are reminded 'that they
must have the following BEFORE
they begin school:
*birth certificate;
*proof of immunization;
*social security number
*physical (within the last year)
If you have a question, please
call the front office at'227-1221.
Supply List
Supply lists for the upcoming
school year are available in the
front office. Come by and pick up
yours today.
Meet Your Teacher .
On Friday, August 8 from,
12:00 to 2:00 p.m. students and
parents will have an opportunity
to meet their child's teacher.
Class rolls will be posted at the'
front of the school. We look for-
ward to seeing you.
Welcome Back
School' begins on Monday.
August 11 at 7:50. Please use, the,
following procedures for trans-
porting your child:
North Parking Lot
(next to 22nd Street)
(a) Students must be dropped,
off and picked up at the
covered walkway in the


morning and afternoon.
(b) Kindergarten students may
be picked up in front of the
kindergarten.
(c) Students who walk or ride
their bicycles will be given
instructions on where to
exit the school grounds.
South Parking Lot
(near gym and lunchroom)
(a) Please pick up and drop off
students at the walkway
near the gym. Watch the
arrows.
(b) Vehicles may not pull up
between the gym and
lunchroom.
Thanks for your help in keep-
ing our students safe.

Ready For School?
How ready is your child to
start the 1997 school year?
*My child has met the new
teacher and knows where the
room is.
*We have all necessary school
supplies on hand.
-We have discussed who will
pick up my child, including when
and where.
*We have set Op a regular
time and place for l\omework.
*My child has switched to a
,school schedule-going to bed
and waking up earlier.

General Mills Box Tops
Our General Mills cereal box
top collection is underway. Please
save any box' tops from General
Mills cereals and sent them to
school. Thanks for your help.


From the Principal of


Wewahitchka

*1 O 1

SsHigh Schoel
.... -. -^ y Larry N,' Mat-hes


August 1 at 7:49 a.m., WHS
will start another year. "Open
House" for grades seven through
12 is Thursday (tonight), August
7th from 6 to 7:30 p.m.-and new
seventh graders and parents are
invited to an orientation session
Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the
Commons. Please .support these
two opportunities to meet teach-
ers, pick up schedules, etc., so
take a few minutes and help us
get the year started on the right
foot!
Actually we've 'already start-
ed-our '97-'98 cheerleaders won
a bunch of awards as one of the
top squads at their recent camp
at Gulf Coast Community College
in Panama City. Great job, girls,
and thanks goes to Kim Whitfield
and Rene Forehand for their hard
work.
If you didn't get your free
physical students-sorry, you'll
have to arrange your own, and
you must have one to participate


in anything. No physical, no prac-
tice!
Parents, one goal all of us can
agree on is that students need to
learn responsibility. Students
,who are held responsible for their
actions are most likely to develop
proper values and be more suc-
cessful, both as students and as
citizens. Let's work together to
accomplish this goal-you can
help. us by supporting teachers
and your school. We need your
help and we recognize the impor-
tant part that parents play in
developing responsible students.
I always start the year by say-
ing to students that I've never yet
had a parent tell me that they
were sending their student to
WHS to be entertained-and that
still is true. We'll do the best we
can to provide a solid educational
opportunity for students. The rest
is up to them.
Let's get started! Have a great
week


Highland View's Gulf Co. Schools'

Open House Fri. Dismissal Times


Open House will be held at
Highland View Elementary School
on Friday, August 8th from 10
a.m. until 12 noon.
Parents and students are
,encouraged to stop by and meet
' Iheir teachers and new principal.


Gulf County Schools
Lunch Menu
AUGUST 11 15, 1997

MON Cheeseburger,
Peaches, Corn Bread, Milk and
Raisin Biscuit.
TUES-Chicken and Rice,
English peas, Fruit, Roll and
Milk.
WEDS-Spaghetti with Meat
Sauce and Cheese, Tossed
Salad, Green Beans, Roll and
Milk.
THURS-Chili Dog with Meat
Sauce, Cole Slaw, French
Fries, Milk and Cookie.
FRI-Pizza Burger, Sliced
Tomato, Lima Beans, Milk and
Fruit Cobbler.

adjourn at 6:15 p.m., E.D.T.
NATHAN PETERS, JR.
CHAIRMAN
ATTEST:
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK


Gulf District Schools begin
school on Monday, August 11
with bells ringing at approximate-
ly the same times as last school
year. Although bus pick-up times
will be the same in the Port St.
Joe area, times will vary in
Wewahithcka due to some route
adjustments.
Listed below are the dismissal
times for each of the facilities:
*Port St Joe Elementary (NPSJ.)
and Town ........... .2:20
*Port SL Joe Elementary
(Buses) ... ......... .. .2:25
*Highland View (Buses) .... .2:25
*Port St. Joe Middle School .2:20
*Port St Joe High School ... .2:20
The schools are fully staffed
and ready



School Bus Driver

Training Class Mon.
The Gulf School District
Transportation Department will
offer a bus driver training class
beginning Monday, August 11 at
6 p.m. at the Gulf County Adult
School Call Daisy at 229-6940 or
639-2871 in order to register.


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BEST FOOT FORWARD
By: Dr. Stephen J. Gross, Podiatrist


Dear Betty,
Got any new ideas for barbecue this Labor
Day Weekend?
-Sedona, AZ
You bet I do. Faithful readers will remember
my promise of a BBQ extravaganza in time
for end-of-summer celebrations. Back in May,
I challenged everyone to send me their tried-
and-true BBQ recipes. We put each of them
through their paces in the Betty Crocker
Kitchens, and I'm proud to publish two of my
favorites. So, here they are!

JESSIE OELKERS' BARBECUED RIBS
Jessie Oelkers of Thorton, Iowa, developed
this scrumptious recipe as a newlywed back
in the 1940's when her husband had a
hankering for ribs:
Cut 3 pounds pork spareribs or pork loin back,
ribs into serving pieces. Sprinkle all sides
with salt and pepper. Cook ribs in Dutch oven
over, medium-high heat or on rack in broiler
pan in 450oo oven, 20 to 30 minutes, turning
to brown all sides; drain.
Heat oven to 3500. Arrange ribs in shallow
pan (at least 13x9 inches) or in broiler pan.
Prepare Spicy Barbecue Sauce; pour over
ribs. Bake uncovered 1 3/4 to 2 hours, turning
and spooning sauce over ribs occasionally,
until tender. 4 to 6 servings. -

JESSIE'S SPICY BARBECUE SAUCE
3/4 cup ketchup
3/4 cup water
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons liquid smoke
2 tablespoons ground chili pepper
2 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground red pepper
(cayenne)
1 teaspoon pepper
Mix all ingredients. About 2 cups sauce.


JOAN BOYLE'S BARBECUED RIBS
When Joan Boyle of Midland, Michigan,
wants to see her five grown sons, she fires up
the oven for this recipe and they come
running from miles around.
3 pounds pork spareribs or
pork loin back ribs
1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
Joan's Barbecue Sauce (see below)
Heat oven to 4509. Cut ribs into serving
pieces; arrange in shallow pan (at least 13x9
inches) or in broiler pan. Sprinkle onion and
lemon juice over ribs, Bake ribs uncovered
20 to 30 minutes, turning occasionally, until
brown on all sides; drain.
Meanwhile, prepare Joan's Barbecue Sauce;
pour hot sauce over ribs. Reduce oven
temperature to 3500. Bake uncovered 1 3/4 to
2 hours, turning and spooning sauce over ribs
occasionally, until tender. 4 to 6 servings

JOAN'S BARBECUE SAUCE
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon celery salt or seed
1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 cups.water
Heat all ingredients to boiling in 2-quart
saucepan over medium heat, stirring
occasionally. About 3 1/2 cups sauce.


Thanks, ladies. You've proven once again that
nobody has cornered the market on good
barbecue. Now it's my turn to strut my
barbecue rtuff. Here are two,recipes from my
new Great Grilling cookbook. The first calls
for a rub, a seasoning mixture best applied to
meat with your very own fingers.





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One General Mills Blvd.,
Minneapolis, MN 55426,
or call toll free 1-888-ASK BETTY


BETTY'S GRILLED SOUTHWESTERN
PORK CHOPS
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
8 pork loin or rib chips, about 1/2 inch
thick (about 2 1/2 pounds)
Mix all ingredients except pork. Cut outer
edge of fat on pork chop diagonally at 1-inch'
intervals to present curling (do not cut into
meat). Rub chili powder mixture evenly into
both sides of pork chops. Cover and
refrigerate at least 30 minutes but no longer
than 24 hours.
Heat coals or gas grill. Cover and grill pork
4 to 6 inches from medium heat 10 to 12
minutes, turning frequently, until slightly pink
when cut near bone. 8 servings.

This next recipe calls for swordfish, but any
firm fleshed fish like tunaor halibut is-
suitable.
BETTY'S GINGER-LIME
TUNA STEAKS
11/2 pounds tuna, swordfish, or halibut
steaks, 3/4 tb I inch thick
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1 teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash of ground red pepper
(cayenne)
1 clove garlic, crushed
Lime wedges, if desired
If fish steaks are large, cut into 6 serving
pieces. Mix remaining ingredients except
lime wedges in shallow non-metal dish or
heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. Add fish,
turning to coat with marinade. Cover dish or
seal bag and refrigerate at least 30 minutes
but no longer than 2 hours. Heat coals or gas
grill. Remove fish from marinade; reserve
marinade. Cover and grill fish 4 to 6 minutes,
brushing 2 or 3 times with marinade and
turning once, until fish flakes easily with
fork. Discard any remaining marinade. Serve
fish with lime wedges. 6 servings.

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BETWEEN-TOE PAIN
A foot disorder that occurs far
more often in women than men is
Morton's neuroma. This is a'"growth
on a nerve, usually between the third
and fourth toes. Initially, a person
may feel a dull pain, a stinging or
burning sensation, but in time,
intense pain develops.
A neuroma of thigh type results
from pressure irritating the nerve.
The pressure may be caused by
metatarsal bones that are abnormal-
ly close to each other, but more often
tthe problem is caused by narrow
shoes that compress the forefoot and
thin soles that do not adequately,
cushion the feet


In some cases, ', f
the podiatrist can
provide relief
from neuroma
pain by means of "'
injections, recommending more
suitable shoes and creating orthotic
shoe inserts to relieve pressure on
the affected area. Advanced cases
can be cured by surgical removal of
the. nerve growth. This usually is
done in the podiatrist's office.
Presented in the interest
of better foot care by:
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NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Purpose and Effect: The Gulf County School
Board proposes to amend' and adopt policies, as
provided&for In the Administrative Procedures Act,
for the purpose of bringing said policies Into com-
pliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of
Education Rules.
Summary: The following is a brief description of
each proposal change.
Pupil Progression Plan
Economic Impact: These proposals will result in
no direct costs associated with Implementation.
IF REQUESTED, A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT.
Time: 5:15 P.M., E.T.
Date: Tuesday, September 9, 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 under which the adoption Is
authorized and the law being Implemented and
Interpreted are made specific. ,
The addition and changes are proposed by Sara
Joe Wooten, Director of Curriculum and Human
Resource Services and approved for consideration
by Jerry E. Kelley, Superintendent.
Amendments:
:Pupil Progression Plan
2tc, August 7 and 14, 1997.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
WEWAHITCHKA STATE BANK
Plaintiff,
HULON E. MOTLEY, JR. and wife,
JANICE J. MOTLEY, and
MOTLEY GROCERY CO., INC.
Defendants.
CASE NO. 97-254 CA.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: HULON E. MOTLEY, JR., JANICE J. MOT-
LEY, and MOTLEY GROCERY CO., INC.
whose last known residence Is as follows:
587 Plantation Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 32456,
if alive, and if dead, all of their heirs, execu-
tors, administrators, personal representa-
tives, beneficiaries and assigns, and any and
all other persons, firnis or corporations
*claiming by, through or under them or
claiming any Interest in the real property
described in the Complaint.
YOU are hereby notified that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the following property in
Gulf County, Florida, to-wit:
See attached Exhibit "A".
has been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it
on Jerry W. Gerde, Esq., of JOHNSTON, HARRIS,
GERDE & JELKS, P.A., Attorneys for the' Plaintiff,
whose address is: 239 East Fourth Street, Panama
City, Florida 32401, on or before the 10th day of
September, 1997, and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service on
Plaintiffs attorney, or Immediately thereafter, othf-
erwise a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and official seal of said
Court on the 1st day of August, 1997.
BENNY C. LISTER
Gulf County Circuit Court
BY: /s/ Tonya Knox
Deputy Clerk
EXHIBIT "A"
Lot Thirteen (13), Block One Thousand One (1001)
the City of Port StJoe, Florida according to the offi-
clal plat thereof on file in the office of the Clerk of
Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida In plat book
1, page 17.
ALSO:
That portion of Lot Eleven (11), Block One
Thousand One (1001), lying Easterly of U. S.
Highway No. 98 (State Road 30), of the City of Port
St Joe, Florida. according to the official plat, there-
of on file in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court
of Gulf County, Florida in plat book 1. page 17.
ALSO:
That portion of Lot Nine (9), Block One Thousand
One (1001), lying Easterly of U. S. Highway No. 98
(State Road 30), of the City of Port St Joe, Florida,
according to the official plat thereof on file in the
office of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf County,
Florida in plat book I, page 17.


ALSO: ,
The South two (2) feet of the West 101.72 feet of
that certain alley located North of Lots 9, -11 and
13, Block 1001 of the City of Port St. Joe,, accord- '
ing to the official plat thereof on file in the office of
the Clerk of Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida.
2tc, August 7 and 14, 1997.
INVITATION TO BID
CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA :
CDBG HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM
The City ofWewahitchka, as part of its Community
Development Block Grant Housing Rehabilitation
Program, will accept bids on the rehabilitation of
the following housing units:
1) 425 Hwy.71 North
2) .211 Walnut Avenue
3) 242 4th Street
4) '446 W. Catalpa Avenue
5) 250 S. Oliver Street
ALL BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A
PRE-BID "WALK THROUGH" ON TUESDAY,
AUGUST 12 AT 9 A.M. CENTRAL TIME AT
WEWAHITCHKA CITY HALL.
Bids will be received until 2 p.m. Central timeon
Monday, August 25. 1997 at which time they will
be opened and read aloud. All bids must be sub-
mitted on the Bid.Form presented at the pre-bid '
conference. Bids received after the deadline will not
be accepted. .
All bidders who have not pre-qualified withthe City
of Wewahitchka CDBG Housing Rehabilitation
Program' must submit the qualification require-
ments to be considered eligible. For further infor-
rtation on the contractor qualification require-
ments, contact Julian Webb at 850-638-0592.
Contractors are put on notice that as this is
the last bid call for this CDBG grant, con-
tract awards will be made in accordance with
remaining fund availability. Further, the:City
desires to seek CDBG funding in the coming
CDBG cycle; therefore, contractors awarded
. contracts will be required to complete the
job within the required schedule.
The City ofWewahlitchka reserves the right to reject
any or all bids and to waive any informalities.
THE CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA IS AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY, FAIR HOUSING AND HANDI-
CAPPED RESPONSIVE COMMUNITY.
Itc, August 7, 1997.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
Carrie Bailey,
Petitioner,
v. Case Number: 96-280-CA
Betty Martin,
Respondent.
Order Appointing Guardian Ad Litem
On January 14, 1997, the family of Carrie
Bailey appeared with her in court. A Petition for
Relief had been filed raising questions about Ms.
Bailey's finances and her care and keeping..
After reviewing the file and hearing from var-
ious members of the family, the Court finds that a
Guardian Ad Litem should be appointed for the fol-
lowing purposes:
1. to obtain credit reports on Carrie Bailey's
credit and finances;
2. to obtain copies of contracts or notes which
have resulted in claims of Indebtedness against
Carrie Bailey:
3. to obtain copies of account histories of any
claims of Indebtedness against Carrie Bailey;
4. to obtain copies of histories for any account
at any bank or similar institution in which Carrie
Bailey has had funds on deposit or credits from
January 1, 1993 to present: and
5. to obtain copies of histories from any source
making payments to Carrie Bailey from January 1,
1993 to present. It is therefore
Ordered and adjudged that Amy
Shackleford of 303 Avenue "C", Port St. Joe,
Florida is appointed Guardian Ad Litem for the
purposed set forth above.
Done and ordered in chambers at Port St.
Joe, Gulf County, Florida on this 23rd day of April.,
1997.
/s/'Honorable Glenn L. Hess
Circuit Judge
cc: Carrie Bailey
'Betty Martin
Amy Shackleford.
Guardian Ad Litem for Carrie Bailey
Itp, August 7, 1997.


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PAGE 6B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 1997.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE ST&TE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 97-46
IN PROBATE
IN RE: The Estate of
EMILY A. SIMMONS.
docesed.
/
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the Estate of EMILY A.
SIMMONS, deceased. File Number 97-46, Is pend-
ing In the Circuit Court for Gulf County; Florida.
Probate Division, the address of which is Gulf
County Courthouse, 1000 5th Street Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456. The name and address of the
Personal Representative and his attorney are set
forth below.
All Interested persons are'required to file WITHIN
THREE (3) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE, (1) All
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by
an interested person on whom notice was served
that challenges the validity of the Will, the qualifi-
cations of the Personal Representative, venue or
Jurisdiction of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT
SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
DATE' of the first publicationn of this Notice of
Administration isJuly 31, 1997.
/5/ WILLIAM J RISH
RISH. GIBSON & JONES PA.
206 E. 4th Street
P. 0. Box 39
Port St. Joe, Florida 32457
(904) 229-8211
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
FL BAR NO. 0066806
/s/JAMES ANDREW SIMMONS
P. 0. Box 2934
Hendersonville, TN, 37077
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
2te, July 31 and August 7, 1997.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY, GIVEN that William C.
Sumner, theholder of the following Tax Certificate.
has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued,
thereon. The certificate number and year of
issuance, the description of the property, and the
names in which It was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No.: 84
Year of Issuance: 1992
Application No.: 97-18
R.E. No.: 01267-OOOR
,Description of Propertyt.
Lot 5 of Block 3, Unit One, Idlewood
Subdivision, according.to the official map
or plat thereof on file in the Office of the
Clerk of Circuit Court. Gulf County,
-.. Florida.
Name in which assessed: George T. Clark
All of said property being In the Gulf County, State
ofFlorida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law. the property described in such certifi-
cate will be sold to the highest bidder Ir, the front
Lobby of the Cub" County Coordhouse at 11:00,
'A.M.. E.S.T., on Wednesday, the 3rd day of
September 1997. ,
Dated.this 21st day of July, 1997.
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT,
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Rebecca L. Norris
Deputy Clerk
4tc, July 31 and August 7, 14 and 21, 1997.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
PROPOSAL NO.9697-26
Nouce I6 here\ piel, that proposals will be
receded bhi ite B:.ard o Counir.v Commissioners of
Gulf Counr. F,:,nd until 5:00 P.M. EL. Augj il 12
1997. for the following Professional Services to be
provided to said Board, for and on behalf of Gulf
County, Florida. ,
APPRAISAL SERVICES FOR
GULF COUNTY'S HAZARD MITIGATION'
GRANT PROGRAM(404)
(CONTRACiT #: 97RM-5C.-02-33-01-
00o &97RM.SP-2.33-021-.013
Proec GII Cur,8 y hs reuent deter-
: mined that itn i-i i-he bes' interest of Its jundic.-
I ton- to soh Cflor profes.Minal seicces f or IL ,ng
.ihrm disaster recovery projects. The Appralser(s)
shall assist the local Government with acquisition
policies by providing determinations of Fair Market
Value appraisals of a variety of residential, multi-
tenant, and mobile home prope.ue-i in Gulf
County, Florida.'
Scope of Work: The appraisers shall work with the
Program Administrator(s), the Board of County
ComnrrInl r.ore and -heir repre-ernauves and
de-ignee._ b. providing Fair MNirket Value estl-
; m.tes fur a .-i-netyl ., 1derei-ual mrult-teni.nL and
mobile home properUe- in Gulf Counrt. Florida.
Appra seer will cornpl] with the reasonable
re.-ije in orJer to atiiy the requirements of the
' a._ignmeint Aid : .ispp.5,' 5 fair esrJmrae of value
orf C:Ust.
Qualifications: The following factors will be consid-
ered critical in the evaluation of those proposals
* prepared in response to this announcement. All
selections will be based on the Gulf County.
FTProcuremeilt Poll,. except Items specilled in the
RFP for this specific project The Criucal Elements.
as described ]i dihe RFP will account for 60 points
ofa total cf 100 porin, to be allocated lThe remain.
1-k 40 poinu will b6 allocated based cr, Firm"
Capacity .id. Staffung. Firm Informatlon and
F'erformance Firm Expeience Irncluding Client
SReicreice- A A%5ilblllrv. and Proof ol Florida
Ceruil.cal.-.ns ilicidding MI/rBE status
The complete fL.E. SFcoe s and C.lf C:'.


Procurement li may be obtained through the
County Administrator's Office, 1000 Fifth Street,
Port St Joe, Fl. 32456, during normal working
hours. Contact person for this project is R. Larry
Wells (850) 229-9111.
Each proposer must submit complete proposals in
Sthe format provided In the RFP. Proposals mustbe
in a sealed envelope and clearly marked 'HAZARD
MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM REQUEST FOR
APPRAISAL, SERVICES SPECIAL PROJECT RFP"
in the lower left corner of the envelope. Proposals
may be mailed or delivered to Office of the Clerk of
Circuit Court, GulfCounty Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street, Room 148, Port St. Joe. Fl. 32456.
The Board reserves the right to waive informalities
In any quote, to accept .and/or reject any or all
quotes In whole or in part with just cause, and to
accept the proposal that in their Judgment will be
in the best interest of Gulf County.
DONE AND ORDERED by the Board of County
Commissioners.
Board of County Commissioners
Gulf County, Florida
By: Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
2tc, July 31 August 7, 1997.

GULF COUNTY INDUSTRIAL PARK
PROJECT #00337
.ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
BID #9697-25
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
will receive sealed bids from any qualified person.
company or corporation interested' in constructing
the following project*
GULF COUNTY INDUSTRIAL PARK

Plans and specifications can be obtained at Preble-
Rish, Inc., 402 Reid Avenue, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456, (904) 227-7200. The bid must conform to
Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes, on public enti-
ty crimes. .
Completion date for this project will be, 120 days
from the date of the Notice to Proceed presented to
the successful bidder.
Liquidated damages for failure to complete the pro-
ject on the specified date will be set at $100,00 per
day.
Please indicate on the envelope that this is a sealed
bid, the bid number and what the bid is for.,
Bids will be received until 5:00, p.m. Eastern
Standard Time, on Tuesday. August 26, 1997, at
the Gulf County Clerk's Office 1000 Fifth Street,
Port St Joe, Florida 32456, and will be Qpened and
read aloud on Tuesday. August 26, 1997, at 6:05
p.m. Eastern Standard Time at the County
Commission Meeting. The Board reserves the right
to reject any and all bids.
Cost for Plans and Specifications will be $150.00
per set and is non-refundable, Checks should be
made payable to PREBLE-RISH, INC.
This project Is funded in part by grant assistance
from the U.S. Department of Commerce/Economic
Development Administration (EDA). EDA will con-
tribute 75%t in grant mr.:nles for the total project
(including construction costs) or. $536.25000
toward a budget anm..unt of $715.000.00 The EDA
project number s 04- 19-63057
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY'COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: Nathan Peters,, Jr.. Chairman
2tc,; July 31 August 7, 1997. /

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA. IN AND FOR
GULF.COUNTY. FLORIDA
CITIZENS FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK
OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA,
Pla ntiff. "-
VS. CASE NO 97.203
BARBARA M DSrKES. fI/k/a
BXRBAK KILBOU RN. DA.ID L
DVKES and THE BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursdailt .
a Final .Judgmeit of For-eclosure dated the 29 do)
.:f Jul, 1997. in CaseJNo..97-203"of the Cictllt
Court ,:.l '.the Fc..-tLeeh'Jtidlcital'Cl'culL I, id lur
Gulf Connty. Flolid3. In which CITIZENS FEDER-
AL SAMNGS BANK OF PORT ST. JOE. FLORIDA 13
l-e PhaoinuffTaid BARBARA M DYKES fi/k/a BAR-
BARA FJLBO'I-RN. DAVID L. DYKES, and THE
BOARD OF COuNTNY COMMISSIONERS OF GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA. are the Defendants, I will sell
to the highest bidder, for cash, at the front door of
the Gulf County Courthouse in : Port St. Joe,
Florida, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. (Eastern Standard
lT.ei .on 'ne 20th diy of August, 1997, the follow-
i,,ng Jescriled pr.-pel r,'
Lots 10 and 12, Block 64, of the Official
Map of the City of Port St. Joe. recorded In
Plat book I. pages 19 and 20 of the Public
Records of Gulf County. Florida.
DATED THIS 29 day of July. 1997
BENNY LISTER
,CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/Connie Redd
Deputy Clerk
2tc, July 31 ,and'August 7,.1997.



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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
PROPOSAL NO.9697-27
Notice is hereby given that proposals will be
received by the Board ,of County Commissioners of
Gulf County, Florida until 5:00 P.M. ET, August 12.
1997, for the following ProfessIonal Services to be
provided to said Board, for and on behalf of Gulf
County, Florida.
PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYING
SERVICES FOR GULF COUNTY'S HAZARD
MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM(404)
(CONTRACT #: 97RM-5C-02-33-01-
008&97RM-P.-02-33-.1-013)
Project Summar Gulf County has recently deter-
mined that it is in the best interest of Its Jurisdic-
tions to solicit for professional services for Its long
term disaster recovery projects. This project is
Identified as the Gulf C6untyHazard Mitigation
Project.
Scne of .Work The Professional Surveyor(s) shall
work with the Program Administrator, the Board of
County Commissioners and their representatives,
to assist in the implementation and completion of


the project. The reciplent(s) shall assist the local
Government with Acquisition Policies with regard
to a variety of residential, multi-tenant, and mobile
home properties in Gulf County, Florida. The ser-
vices required are primarily Land Surveying,
Environmental Compliance, and National Flood.
Insurance Program (NFIP) Participation require-
ments.
Qualifications: The following factors will be consid-
ered critical in the evaluation of those proposals
prepared in response to this announcement. All
selections will be based on the Gulf County
Procurement Policy. The Critical Elements, as
described in the RFP will account for 60 points of a
total of 100 points to be allocated. The remaining
40 points will be allocated based on Firm Capacity
and Staffing, Firm Information and Performance,
Firm Experience including Client References,
Availability, and Proof of Florida Certifications
including M/WBE status. '
The complete EE. Scoie ofWrk. and iGulf County
Procurement Palacv may be obtained through the
County Administrator's Office, 1000 Fifth Street,
Port St. Joe, Fl. 32456, during normal working
hours. Contact person for this project is R. Larry
Wells (850 ) 229-9111.


SALES BEACH RENTALS
CAPE SAN BLAS INDIAN PASS
MEXICO BEACH ST. JOE BEACH
PORT ST. JOE


Tom Todd

Realty, INC.


~me4


GULF FRONT at GULF PINES
DEJA VIEW PREMIER HOME!
5br/2.5 ba. Great-room has gas fire-
p place, satellite TV, VCR, and ceiling
fans. Dining room and beautiful
t kitchen have hardwood floors;
S..den/game room off kitchen; Large
S-Laundry. Master bedroom suite has
S. elegant bath, TV; French doors (open'
,... onto deck); Furnished decks with
boardwalk to the beach. Beautifully
decorated and turriinhead I.mOi lurnirihings will stay). Concrete parking and stor-
age room under house. A vacation dream; Excellent home for the investor as it
.has great rental potential. Priced at $475,000.


BARRIER DUNES
Lovely 2br/2.5 bath gulf view town .
home at prestigious Barrier Dunes. .-.
This home has been beautifully
redecorated and maintained. Has -
views of the gulf from three of its .
decks! Many upgrades, including
painting, ceramic tile entry, hurricane
shutters, etc. Some furnishings. (new
sofa sleepers, glass top dining room
table and chairs, bar stools and console TV, etc.) Will be included in sale. Great
home for a permanent residence or investment with rental potential. Additional.
amenities include a community pool (refurbished 1996), tennis courts, etc. Price
$159,900.

GULF FRONT BARRIER
S .. DUNES
TOWN HOMES'at the Cape's foremost
town home development. Lovely
'IT 2 homes in a planned community.
lii 'Amenities include pool, tennis, club-
S. house, boardwalk to beach, and best of
.I. ,k .W all access to one of the most beautiful
SI. a beaches in the U.S. Fully furnished.
-.-. -_. Excellent rental potential.
2/2.5 + Loh GF~4 $205,000 2/2 5 + Loll G .#,28 $159,900
2/2.5,+ Loft GF#8 ...$195,000 2.'2 5 + Lort GF 9j9 .9. $208,900

PEACE and QUIET
ALMOST NEW! 4 bedroom 2 bath home .'. .
Sits on a large (approx. 2.75 ac) lot.
over 1600 square feet of living area. F oors
are vinyl and carpet. Has central heat ana
-,air; Jitchen: appliances and window treal-
-ments. Also, there is a fresh water (man
made) fish pond that is approximately 50'
wide x 200' long. This home is priced at '
$139,000. "

2103 JUNIPER AVE" This is a
i 3BR/2BA home located in a quiet neigh-
"borhood. Approximately 1350 square
f ....... feet of living area, screened porch and
:. .enclosed garage. Also has central H/A,
range, refrigerator, -washer, dryer, and
dishwasher. Window Irealments will stay.
There is also an oul-side ultilty building All priced at only $89.500


GULF FRONT at INDIAN PASS
(MONEY BAYOU). Large secluded tract
house on one side Bayou on MIe clnerl
Beaulilul view of the gull and bayou plus
loads ol vegelation Lovely building site for
an investment properly colorful time rest-
dence OWNER FINANCING W,25'..
DOWN PRICED AT $220.000


v~

AS,.. S


Each proposer must submit complete proposals in
the format -rve idn tie RFP. Proposals must be
in a sealed envelope and clearly marked "HAZARD
MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM REQUEST FOR
PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYING SERVICES -
SPECIAL PROJECT RFP" in the lower left corner of
the envelope. Proposals may be mailed or delivered
to the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court, 1000
Fifth Street, Room 148, Port St. Joe, Fl. 32456.
The Board reserves the right to waive informalitles
in any quote, to accept and/or reject any or all
quotes in whole or in part with Just cause, and to
accept the proposal that in their Judgment will be
in the'best interest of Gulf County.'
DONE AND ORDERED by the Board of County
Commissioners.
Board of County Commissioners
Gulf County, Florida
By: Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
2tc, July 31 and August 7, 1997.
CITY OF MEXICO BEACH
PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Mexico Beach is considering applying to


the Florida Department of Environmental
Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks for a
Florida Recreation Development Assistance
Program (FRDAP) Grant of up to $50,000.00 for
recreation Improvements including a restroom
facility and picnic pavilion at 1801 Highway 98 In
Mexico Beach. The public hearing to receive citizen
views concerning the community's parks and
recreational needs will be held at the Mexico Beach
Community Building, Tuesday, August 12, 1997 at
6:30 p.m. To obtain additional Information con-
cerning the application and the public hearing,
contact Mr. John Mclnnis, City Administrator at
(850) 648-5700.
Itc, August 7, 1997.


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SUNRISE/SUNSET
These town homes are located
at Cape San Bias. All are 3
..hh.. "mm o.. .- -bedroom, 2.5 bathahomes with
P t1..1...,. .. 1nim,!!!!!!! ll ilInilltttVi prices starting at $97,900.
Each have an excellent vidw of
III ll'"I1 ~the beach and memorable,
over the gulf, sunsets. Great
rental units for the investor.
Existing furnishings will stay, with exception of personal items. Each unit has open
and screened decks.


INDIAN PASS
An enchanting view of the gulf and St.
Vincent Island can be yours from this 3
bedroom, 3 bath, two story home. Has
many extras and even more possibili-
ties. Has new crystal water system
(deep well), plus central heat and sir.
Other amenities include wood panel-
ing and two decks (one on each floor).
Great home for a permanent resident
or good rental potential for an investor.
Price $149,000. ;


.GULF VIEW -
CAPE SAN BLAS
SEACLIFFS Beautiful, almost
new, 3/3.5 TOWN -HOMES.
Spacious, lovely units with eleva-
tion. Minimum outside care (vinyl
siding). Cable TV. Boardwalk to
beach; -19-C, 3/2.5 $179,000'.
17-C, 3/2.5, $185,90(E


GULF VIEW GULF PINES Lovely 3 ::-... i
BR/2BA home. Good view of the gult Access Io
beach via boardwalk or walkway Full Kilchen.
fireplace; open decks on' both livi-ig levels, par-
tially furnished and 's in a great neighborhood'
;Priced st $165,000.'-

LAGOON FRONT LOTS Two lots available. .,, -
Prices begin at $16,000. These lots are located
on Hwy C-30, East of Indian Pass Road. Each approximately 100'
wide.
GULF FRONT SIMMONS BAYOU This 5.7+ acres parcel has 257' of bay
Ironlage Lois o trees anc vegelaiion. Possible owner financing 30% down.
Priced at $125.000. .
INDIAN PASS Large lot, from Indian Lagoon to Gulf Front. Beautiful beach
and excellent view. Great building site for vacation home; investment,, orpnrincipal
residence.- '
EMERALD ISLES Lovely building lot, with gulf view. Deeded access to the
gulf Located approximately one mile from Highway C-30, on Cape San Bias
Road. Priced at $17,500.
* UNOBSTRUCTED VIEW OF-BAY 3 vacant lots; each with septic and whter.
All foL$45,610, or ;.lI ,divide .
HIGHLND VIWi i18ki 4 Cobia Street. Totally remodeled home with bot-
tom completely built-in. This 4 bedrdom, 2 bath-home sjts inm.a-faily oriented
neighborhood, with Church and School.close by. Price $87,900.
HOWARDS CREEK- The OLD RABON HOTEL- A fixer- up opportunity. 2
lots, with grandfathered septic tank and new well. Never flooded; Jarge beautiful
oaks. Priced at only $34,000.



Tom Todd Realty, Inc.

Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Home Office: 2720nC-30

Sales (850) 229-2611 or

Rentals (850) 227-1501 or 800-876-2611
Branch Office- Barrier Dunes

Cape San Blas Road C-30E (850) 229-9800


Thomas NI. Todd, Licensed Real Estate Broker


Fantasy Prop

1200 U. S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
(850) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-747


NEW LISTINGS:

MEXICO BEACH- 111-B S. 38th St. Very nice two bd.,
2 ba and powder room townhome close to beach! Fully ,
furnished, all appliances, ch/a. Has Florida room and :,
deck with gulf view. Master bedroom and bath down-
stairs and loft bedroom and bath upstairs. $112,000.
PORT ST. JOE. 137 Cape Plantation Dr. Beautiful 3 BR
2 BA stilt home in restricted subdivision. Great room
with fireplace opens onto larger 12'x28' screen porch
overlooking 16th green of St. Joseph's Bay Country
Club. Underneath parking and storage. ch/a, Jennaire
stove, refrig., microwave, dishwasher, disposal. Well
kept. $179,900. '
MEXICO BEACH, 125 Circle Dr. Recently renovated
DUPLEX. Two bd, 1 bath each side. Nicely furnished,
ch/a, just steps to beach and close to canal. Good rental
potential. $160,000.
St. Joe Beach 254 Coronado St. Really nice well-
maintained 3 bd 1 1/2 ba. 12x60' mobile home, fur-
nished with dishwasher, ref., gas stove, ch/a,
microwave. Kitchen and bath redone. Also enclosed
front porch and a back deck, 2 sheds, sprinkler and
well. Property 135'x150' under chain link fence. $75,000.
Motel 4103 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach. Located on 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, 1g. storage under stairwell.
All electric CH/A, dishwasher, disposal, refrigerator,
compactor, washer-dryer. Owner occupied but great
rental potential. Must see to appreciate. $225,000 FPI.
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.


S* Joy Holder 648-8493
rTi s I TPatricia Raap 648-5965
r s, In Mora Rtch 648-5146
Donna Selfert 648-5919
John M.-Delorme, Realtor Joan Smithwlck 647-4150
647-3633
'8 Ellen F. Allemore, Realtor MI
8 647-8939


Mexico Beach Dolphin Run Townhouse #5, 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.
Cape San Bias Sea Cliffs. Beautifully furnished 3 lev-
el town house w/great gulf view from each level. 3 bd.,
3 ba., gated community, private beach, 1g. swimming
pool, built on concrete pilings. Many extras. $199,900.
'Mexico Beach Marina located on Mexico Beach Canal
4 lots, bait and tackle shop, gasoline pumps, boat
docks, 3,000 + sq. ft. bldg. $690,000.
St. Joe Beach Sea Gull Townhouse #11. Completely
refurbished 3 bd., 3 ba. townhouse. New central
heat/air, new roof/hot water heater, all new carpet, tile,
furniture, wall paper. Mint condition, excellent rental
potential. $175,000.
GULF FRONT
7799 Hwy 98, St. Joe Beach Far N Away Beautifully deco-
rated 3 Br 2 Ba half of duplex, completely remodeled in 1992.
1 Br 1 Ba downstairs, 2 Br 1 Ba upstairs. Washer/dryer, new
CH/A. Excellent rental. $199,000
378 Gulf Pines Dr., Gulf Pines Subd., One of the finest Gulf
front homes in the area. Gorgeous 5 bedroom, two bath, with
many amenities, including elevator, elec. storm shutters, irri-
gation system, custom counter tops, 12' ceilings, glass block in
master bath, extensive decking, boardwalk to the beach,,fire- ,
place. The nicely landscaped home has a wrap around porch,
sundeck with sunbrella, and a screened porch. Comes with
refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, satellite dish and window
treatments. Located on almost 1 acre. $489,900.
17-D S. 38th St. Beautiful furnished 2 bd., 2.5 ba. townhome,
close to pier. Cen. h/a, stove, ref., dishwasher, washer/dryer.
Great rental potential or for your own pleasure. Reduced to
$155,000..
INDIAN PASS Beautiful Gulf front lot one of a kind. Over
2 acres, both side of county road C-30B. One hundred feet on
the gulf. 1.59 acres in south side of road. Nice trees, vegeta-
tion, terrific beach. $235,000.


ACROSS HIGHWAY FROM BEACH
2702 Highway 98. Zon6d tourist/commercial. Nice 2 bd., 1 ba.,
each side, e, s Tod rental

nished.
61 First Street, Mexico Beach.'Beautiful 4 bdrm., 2 full baths,
2 half bath stucco "home, on Ig. 145'x280' lot, just 1 1/2 blocks
from dedicated beach. Great room with fireplace, office or
hobby room. Large kitchen w/island and bar, dining room, in-
ground, 15x30 lighted gunite pool. Screened' porch, 2 car
garage, fish pond, cen. h/a TOO MANY AMENITIES TO
LIST. MUST SEE, TOP CONDITION. $175,000.00.
319 Robin Lane 2 bdrm., 2 ba. split plan home. CH/A,
12x20' sun ination.
Dishwasher,oe r., o/. e'yard and
neighborhood.,$ .6;9, 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 Bal units and one 1 Br I 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!. $148,500.
ST. JOE BEACH
100 Santa iuli2 gW ]JVif, 1 Br 1 Ba
downs$tairU ll'r. $80,000.
Reduced to $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, Blk 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, Blk B, Unit 14.
$26,900, Owner financing, with 20% down, 10% 10 years.


12th St. Nice area, walk to beach. Lot 8, 90x120, residential,


12th St. Nice area, walk to beach. Lot 8, .90x120, residential,
$20,000. ,
413, 415 Fifth St. 100'x158.33' Lot 13, 15, Blk 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.
Grand Isle Nan Nook and Kim Kove Lot 19, Blk D 71' X
115'. $11,500
Wysong.S/D Corner of Robin Lane & 15th St. Lot 1, BIk 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
GULFAIRE SUBDIVISION
Homes Only Subdivision swimming pool and tennis courts
Gulfaire Dr., cleared lot, Block C, Lot 32, 80'x125'. $19,000
Gulfaire Dr., Very nice cleared lot, Block C, Lot 33, 90x125'.
$19,000 or $36,000 for both Lot 32 & 33.
112 Periwinkle Dr., Lot 6, Blk F, 75'x125', good residential
lot on quiet street. $23,000.
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
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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RATES:
Une ads: $3.50 for first 20 words,
50 for each additional word.
$2.00 for each consecutive
week with no changes. Call
227-1278 to place yours.
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Citizens Federal Savings Bank of Port
St. Joe, 401 5th St., Port St. Joe, FL
(850) 227-1416 will be accepting bids
from Aug. 4-14, 1997 on the follow-
ing:
1989 Jeep 4x4 Auto, Air
Citizens Federal reserves the right to
reject any and all bids. Itc 8/7
'82 Cadillac El Dorado, white with
gold trim and grill. $1,500 obo. MUST
SELL. 229-2580. l tc 8/7
1990 Isuzu pickup, $2,500 obo. 7:00
3:00 call 227-3211 after 3:30 827-
1353. ltc 8/7
'86 Lincoln town car, good cond. air
cond., new tires, $2,500. Gulf Aire.
647-3596. Itc 8/7
Volvo 240 DL, 1990, 114,000 miles,
sun roof, power locks, air cond., good
tires, hitch, manual transmission,
$5,500. 229-8593. Itp 8/7
1991 Honda Nite Hawk 250 CB
< street. Excellent shape, blue, great
beginners bike or-work bike. Call Jay
at 229-8707. $700. Worth a look.
2tp 7/31

1986 Nissan 200 SX. Red, 4 speed,
sunroof, air cond.. 115,000 miles,
good tires. Clean & good maint.
$3,000 obo. See on weekends. 648-
.4648. tfc 8/7

1994 Dodge cargo van, white, good
condition, air cond., am/fm cassette,
cruise, $11,000 obo. See on week-
ends, 648-4648. tfc 8/7
SEIZED CARS from $175. Porsches,
Cadillacs. Chevys. BMW's, Corvettes.
Also Jeeps. 4WD's. Your Area. Toll,
Free 1-800-218-9000. ext. A-9513. for,
current listings. 4tp 8/7





Evinrude outboard motor, runs good.
Call 647-3213. Itp 8/7
Outboard motor, 1979 35 hp John-
son, short shaft, elec. start, 2 stain-
less props, excel. cond. $600 firm.
827-1505. 2tc 8/7
1996 18 ft. Cobia Sunsport Bowrider,
3.0 litre Mercruiser. Less than 30
hours, galvanized trailer. Dealer ser-
viced. Gall 647-5427; 3tc 7/31
'20 ft. Sea-Ray Mercruiser troll line
and trailer, all lectronlto $3.500. Pro-
, Line bass boat, 115 Evinrude PT &,T,
and trailer. $2,500. 647-4047.
tifc 7/31






Two bedroom trailer for rent at Over-
street, 648-5306 or 648-4048.
tfc 8/7
104 Helmet St.. Beacon Hill. 2 bed-
room, 1 bath, $250 month. Call 229-
6961 or 229-6061. Itc 8/7

For Rent: 2 bedroom furnished trailer
in Highland View, $225 month, $175
deposit 227-1260. 2tp 7/31

PINE RIDGE APARTMENTS
OF PORT ST. JOE, FL
227-7451
Spacious 1 bdrm. apartments availa-
ble. Handicap apartment available
also. Rent based- on income, some
subsidies. Cen. h&a. wall to wvall car-
pet. laundry facilities. Equal housing
Opportunity. 'olce/TIY accessible.
352-472-3952. 2tc 7/31
Wanted to Rent Larger 3-4 bedroom
home, Needed around September'1st.
Call Dr. or Mrs. Keith Balyard, 227-
3847, leave message. 4tp 7/24
2 bedroom mobile home, new air
cond., remodeled, no pets. The Junc-
tion, Hwy. 71 & 73. 639-5608.
tfc 8/7
Available August 1. Two bedroom, 1
1/2 bath apartment in Gulf Aire with
Gulf view. $600 month. No pets. Call
647-3742. tfe 8/7
BEACH STORAGE units available.
5x10, 10x10, and 10x20. Located on
Americus behirid Gulf Sands Motel on
St. Joe Beach. Call 227-7200 (day) or
647-3882 (evening) for information.
tfc 8/7
One 14x80' mobile home, 3 bdrm., 2
Unfurnished 3 bedroom, 2 bath
home, large yard at Cape Plantation.
$700. Lease or lease option. (352)
383-5594 5tc7/17
-3 bedroom, 3 bath, swimming pool,
double car garage, 648-5328 or St
SJoe Beach, $75p; 647-3461.
S' tfc 8/7
i 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. tfc 8/7

Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty
~ Manor Circle, Port St. Joe. Afforda-
; ble housing for the elderly and the
'. handicapped.
SCen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy
efficient const., stove & refrig., fur-
*nished, fully carpeted, 1 bdnnrm., apts.


on site
Equal Oppor. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
m *tfic 8/7


Storage Units Now Available! 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 8/7
One and two bedroom apartments. 2
blocks from beach. Beacon Hill, rea-
sonable. Call 912-246-1250. tfc 8/7
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No
pets. 1 block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106. tfc 877
Mobile home lots for rent in Mexico
Beach. Call 648-5476. tfc 8/7
Mobile home and RV lots. water &
sewer included, $80 month. Long
term or short term fishermen- wel-
come. 639-4165. tfc 8/7
1,200 sq. ft. ofce space, located on
Hwy. C-30. $750 month, includes
utilities.. Call '27-1774. tfc 8/7

UNFURNISHED
*Large 2 bdrnn.house, stove & refrig.,
cen. h&a, screen porch, carport &
laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
refrig., washer/dner hook-up.
' New eytra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba.. Inside laundry rm. ch&a, dish-
washer & stoe. 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 8/7


For Rent: 517 1/2 4th
St., lower apt, 2 bdrm.
stove, refrig., air cond.,
water paid. $240 plus de-
posit. Call 227-5443.
tfc 8/7


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


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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Multi-family Yard Sale: 122 Barbara
Dr., Ward Ridge. Fans, :air, cond..-
kitchen, exercise equipment. XL
clothes, toys, ,tools. Lots of misc.
Thursday, 5-8 p.m.: Friday, 8-1. Rain
or shine.
.Rained out last week Garage. Sale:
Saturday; 512 8th St. Starts 9 a.m.
not earlier. Cancel if rain. Clothing,
toys, many new items.
Four family yard sale: Sat, Aug. 9.
Lots of summer clothes, men's, wom-
en's, kids (all sizes), shoes, kitchen-
items, linens, household misc., lots of
toys, some camouflage clothes. 210
Bonita St., Highland View. 8:00 1:00
p.m. Rain cancels.
Yard Sale: Saturday, 8-1. 309 Redfish
St., H.V. Old trunk, toys, housewares,
women's clothes, etc.
3 family yard sale: 611 Marvin Ave.,
Lots of children's clothes, queen size
mattress & box spring, Saturday,
7:00 a.m. till. Itc 8/7
Plant and driftwood sale, Saturday.
Elephant ears for shade or sun, one
from Southeast Asia, 6 varieties in all.
Also banana trees, 515 9th St., Port
St. Joe. Itp 8/7
Carport Sale: Saturday, Aug. 9, 9-2,
113 MonicaDr. Triple dresser, reclin-
er, coffee table, children's clothes,
hard cover books, games and other
misc. items.
Multi-fadrilly everything sale: 111
Ponce de Leon St., St. Joe Beach.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9
a.m. EDT till ?
Garage Sale: Saturday, Aug. 9, men's
suits, baby clothes, microwave, much
more. 2005 Marvin Ave., Port St. Joe.
Huge Yard Sale: on August 9, at the
Wewa State Bank, Wewa. Starts at
8:00 until. Lots of kids clothes, large
women clothes, household items and
treasures for all.


Yard Sale: Saturday, Aug. 9, 7 a.m.
CDT. No early sales, 200 5th St., Mex-
ico Beach.


Yard Sale: Saturday, Aug. 9. Items for
everyone, 8 a.m. till ? 230 Pineda St.,
St. Joe Beach. Antiques, furniture,
clothes, plants, cockatiels, etc.





Position opening in golf shop. Cashier
experience helpful but will train. 30-
40 hours per week, rotating week-
ends. Applications can be placed be-
tween 9:30 5:00 Mon. Fri. at St
Joseph's Bay Country Club.
4tc 8/7
Assistant manager immediate opening
food service experience preferred,
Hardee's in Apalachicola. Contact
Glenn Postell at 850-547-9303.
4tc 8/7

immediate opening Supervisors and
crew personnel. Apply in person at
Hardee's Apalachicola, contact Ed
Teall, 850-653-8928. 4tc 8/7
The Gulf County school Board is re-
ceiving applications for Teacher Aide
(In-School Suspension). The job loca-
tion is Port St. Joe Middle and High
School. A job description is available
from the high school office. Interested
employees must submit written appli-
cation to Mr. Chris Earley, Principal,
Port St. Joe High School. 100 Shark
Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 by
12:00 noon, EDT,. August 14, 1997.
The Gulf County School Board is an
equal opportunity employer. 2tc 8/7
Inmate crew leader. Apply at Division
of Forestry, on Hwy. 71, north of
White City, or mail state application
to: Division of Forestry, Attention:
Wayne Luebe, Rt. 1, Box 182, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465. ltc 8/7
Need someone.with own transporta- .
tion, not a must Must be willing to
work and show up on time. Call 229-
!9663.


Cottage Cleaners: Saturdays, de-
pendability and quality a must. $6.00
per hour to start, Immediate need.
Call 227-3730. ltc 8/7
Computer Systems Administrator:
- Growing company has a vacancy for a
person knowledgeable and experi-
enced in Novell System Administra-
tion, PC maintenance and repair, soft-
ware installation and .,software
training. Please send resumes' and
salary, requirements to James A. Cox
& Associates, P. O. Box 307, Port St.
Joe, FL 32457. Attn: Steve Kelley.
2tc 8/7

Case Manager (part time) Position
located in the Apalachicola One Stop
office. Recruit and enroll participants
entering classroom and on-the-Job
training, conduct assessments, and
provide referrals to complete neces-
sary eligibility. Bachelor's degree re-
quired. Minimum educational require-
ments may be deferred with a combi-
nation of training, education, and ex-
perience. Strong interpersonal, public
speaking, organizational, written and
verbal skills essential. Valid, Florida
driver's license and reliable transpor-
tation required. Background in super-
vision, counseling, or marketing de-'
strable. Experience in Windows 95
and spreadsheets desired. This posi-
tion is grant funded.
This position is open until filled. Send
letter of application, resume; copies of
transcripts, and three recent letters of
reference to:. Human Resources, Gulf
Coast Community College, Room 108,
5230 W. Highway 98, Panama City,
Florida 32401. GCCC is an Equal Op-
portunity Employer. Itc 8/7

Attn: Port St Joe. Postal positions.
Clerks and sorters. No experience re-
quired. Benefits. For exam, salary,
and testing information call 1-800-
547-4787, ext. 3391 8 a.m. 8 p.m.
4tp 8/7-


Patient, Account Representative.
Medical billing company is adding
several positions for self-motivated ac-
count coordinators to support multi-
location clinic billing operations. The
persons in these positionswill coordi-
nate general patient billing, including
enrolling patient data, posting ac-
counts, applying E.O.B's, and collect-
ing outstanding aged receivables.
Medical billing experience helpful, but
not required. Will: train in billing soft-
ware utilized. Full time or part-time
schedules available. Good benefits
and competitive pay. Submit resume
with references and salary history to:
Cox Associates HealthCare Billing
Systems. Inc. P. 0. Box 699. Port St.
Joe. FL 32457. No phone calls please.
S. 2tc 7/31
Mature, female roommate who will be
salaried to assist a young lady physi-
cally disabled, assistance needed for
all physical; care. Daily living needs
including household chores, cooking,
shopping & laundry. Position will re-
quire lifting individual. Must have at
least 1 year experience, 3 personal
employment references and a back-
ground screening. Call for more infor-
mation 229-9771 or 227-3306, ask
for Hope. Itce 8/7

Need pianist for church :services in-
:the' Port St Joe area. This is a paid
position. Please call 227-1373 for
more information. tfic 8/7
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
c. all 229-8466. The Gulf County Sr.
Citizens are an equal opportunity em-
ployer. Applications may be picked up
at the senior center in Wewahltchka
located on East River Road near the
Kids Center., tifc 8/7


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.




Holiday Rambler travel ,trailer, 24'
with air, extra clean, $3.000. 227-
1610. Itp 8/7
Sears word processing typewriter,
$150, or best offer; push reel lawn
mower, $80; elec. Smith Corona type-
writer, $35. itc 8/7
Reduce: Lose weight while you sleep.
Take OPAL. tablets and E-Vap diuret-
ic. Available at Pitts Pharmacy in We-
wahitchka. 2tp 8/7
Couch and loveseat with 7 pillows,
blue, gray and cream, $75. Call after
6 p.m., 647-3998 .. l Itc 8/7
Small announcement p.a.. 100 watt.
Radio Shack/Peavey. $40. Gold
fridge, works good. $75. Wagner paint
sprayer. never used. $45. Prices firm.
Leave message. I work late. 229-9748.
ltp 8/7

La-Z-Boy sofa sleeper, good condition,
229-8408. Itp 8/7
White tile top table and 4 chairs, with
matching hutch, good cond., $250.
Queen size soft side waterbed. excel.
cond., $225. Call after 5 p.m., 647-
3816; .ltp 8/7
Mobile Home: great buy for newly
weds or family. To be moved, '86 dou-
ble wide. 26x52', I owner. Call 639-
2391. 2tc 8/7


iRADES]* E 1VIC E


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

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



RENA CHAFIN
Independent Marketing Rep. #119212
107 Sunset Circle Port St. Joe,
850-229-8093,


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


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 tf 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


29 Years Experience



Locally Owned 227-2125
tfc 5/22


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

p....".


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


5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUTFREE MOIIVTH'S RENI
St. Joe Rent-All
First St. 227-2112


JEFF'S

CUSTOM LAWN

SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559
Lawn Care, Edging,
Trimming, Mowing,
Odd Jobs, Insured
ft 44/3


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. *a Phone 227-7229
tfc 4/6


RF #0066770 6tp 1/23
Plumbing Repairs
Roger Stokes ,
647-3328
NEW CONSTRUCTION



Oyster Shells

Mushroom Compost
Fill Dirt / Sand
Washed Sand
Top Soil Clay
Gravel
Lime Rock
Dolomite
'SMALL JOB SPECIALIST"
BARFIELD'S LAWN
& GARDEN

229-2727
""NIII[II


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- RG0051008 -ER 0011618

JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
--__# PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
S. REMODELING RESIDENTIALAND COMMERCIAL
i ,tiltfes INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
l'"- MINOR ELECTRICAL


PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA


.( 16 Residential
1 Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
Rea Control '* Condominiums
Household Pest Control New Treatment/
Real Estate (WDO) Reports Construction, Sites
0 FAMILY OWNED

a PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
Serving Gulf Co. & Surrounding Areas
Free Estimates & Inspections
If.11UM !& s ~ LEMIA


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


904/229-6821


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
Boat Glass Heavy Equipment Glass


Pump Sales Sta Right Pumps


---- Q COAST IRRIGATION
Nelson, Rainbird and Toro
Free Estimates and Design Licensed and Insured
Allen Norris 229-8786 Pump Repair
umpRepir


- CUSTOM HOME PLANS
(904) 647-3548

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










PAGE SB THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUIGUST 7, 1997


RATES:
ULine ads: $3.50 for first 20 words, 50 for
each additional word. $2.00 for each
consecutive week with no changes.
Call 227-1278 to place yours.
DEADLINE:
Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.


Two blue bench seats from Ford van,
$50; Kenmore sewing machine, table
model, $100. Cash drawer/cabinet for
$50. Bedroom rocker with Disney
print, $35. 309 Redfish St., H.V. 227-
2049. ltc8/7
12x40' mobile home, 648-5106, beep-
er 1-800-727-3514. tfc 8/7
Executive style desk, real wood, not
pressed board, 30"x60", $250. Walnut
color, reason for selling, bought house
with built in desk. Small settee, solid
oak arms, loose cushions, $75. Queen
size beautyrest mattress, good condi-
tion, $60. 229-6531. Itp 8/7
King wood burning space heater,
must be vented to outside. $15G. Indi-
an Pass, 227-7141. tfc 7/31
Mobile home for sale, two bdnn./1
ba. to be moved to your lot. Call 912-
246-1250. 2tc 7/24
LOOK carpentry, window re-
placements, screen/glass rooms -
siding, you name itt 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 8/7




"Your Zonenfl Home Center, 850-784-
6396 or 800-700-9407".


FREE to good home, female sp. AKC
white German shepherd, 2 years old,
sweet & loving. 639-2344. Itp 8/7
FREE to good home, young adult
cats, 2 female, 1 male. All indoor pets,
declawed, spayed/neutered. Current
on shots. Very healthy, 639-3500, 8
a.m. 3 p.m. 639-5949 after 3.
2tc 7/31
Blue Persian kittens for sale. C.F.A.
registered, 2 males, 1 female. Shots &
wormed, $250 each. 647-5120 leave
message. 2tc 7/31
HAPPY JACK SKIN BALM:. Checks
scratching, relieves hot spots and irri-
tated skin without steroids. Promotes
healing & hair growth on dogs & cats!
Available O-T-C BARFIELD'S LAWN &
GARDEN 229-2727. 4tc'7/31
Registered chihuahuas, rat terriers
and Sharpel. 648-5306 or 648-4048.
tfe 7/31
DOG GROOMING PLUS, 227-3611.
Professional grooming, special dis-
counts for weekly bathing, dipping
available. Boarding for dogs & cats.,
tfc' 8/7
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 permethrins! 4tc 7/17


Beautiful town home, Barrier Dunes,
completely redone. Can see ocean
from all 3 decks. Many extras, some
furniture stays. Call 227-3351.
tfe 8/7
'86 Three bedroom, 2 ba. double wide
on 3 lots in Beacon Hill. Fenced yard,
5 blocks from Gulf, priced to sell.
$42,500 negotiable. 785-3173.
4te 8/7
Howard Creek: 2 bdrm., 1 ba. trailer
with roof over and large porch,
fenced, 1/2 acre. Some owner financ-
ing. $23,000. 827-6019. 2tc 7/31
Howard Creek, home for sale by
owner. 2 bdrm., 2 ba. LR, DR, fam.
rm., utility, porch, carport, workshop,
boat house, 1/2 acre. $78,000. 827-
61019. 2tc 7/31
For sale by owner: 12'x65' 2 bdrm., 2
ba. mobile home on a nice 1/2 acre
lot Mobile home in good cond..with
all natural gas, cen. air, new 4'x24'
swimming pool, with, a Ig. sun deck,
screen porch, shed, many extras.
Pleasant Rest Rd., all for $25,000.
Overstreet. 648-8164. 2tp 7/31
Seashores, 3 bdrm., 2 ba., 2 car gar-
age, covered inground pool, sky.
lights, his & hers walk in closets,
tropical landscape, all appliances,
many extras. $120,000. 647-3990.
2tp 7/31.


New Home for Sale. 102 ChristLn's
Curve, Gulfaire Subd., at the beach. 3
bdrm., 2 ba. on comer lot across
street from pool and tennis courts.
Just a short walk to beach. Call 647-
8467. 3tp 7/31
For sale by owner: 3 bdrm., 2 1/2 ba.,
Ig. Florida room, cen. h/a, Fenced
back yard. Great neighborhood, some
owner financing possible. $79,900.
227-7291. 3te7/31
For Rent: Trailer lot, Hwy. 386A, Mex-
ico Beach, $75 per month. Call 1-
800-659-0641. tfc 7/31
14x70' mobile home on 75'x150' lot.
Two bdrm., 2 ba., 229 Selma St., St.,
Joe Beach. Call 647-3611. tfc 8/7
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. 4te7/17
Beach lot, 78'x204' in Seashores Sub-
division, St. Joe Beach. On Coral St.
227-1463. tfe 8/7
Home for sale by owner. brick home,
1 1/2 lots, nice neighborhood. 4 bed-
rooms, 2.5 baths, family room, sun
room. Formal ltring & dining room.
Custom Idtchen & breakfast nook,
hot tub, swimming pool, large deck,
fenced in back yard. 2700 sq. ft. heat-
ing & cooling. LocaUon 103 20th St.,
PSJ (904) 229-8409. By appointment


iT:fDEIS*t& SE :1I *


"You supply the paint, name your
price,, and I will paint your house.
Job guaranteed. References. Call,
Mark at1229-1045." Itp 8/7
i


* Residential
* Commercial


* Custom Wood
* Industrial


A D R Fence
Feaciag ead Concrete Work
Albert Fleischmann FREE Estimates
EIN #593115646 (9041 647-4047


COINS BY THE BAYI
I buy and sell old coins and .paper
money. Billy Stephens, fair prices.
Home 229-8104, Bus. 229-6803.
tfe 8/7


.Auto Rates Have
Been Rpduceld!
Call Hannon Insurance,
227-1133
,tfc 4/17


MEXICO BEACH MASSAGE THERAPY
MEDICAL, SPORTS and SWEDISH -
ROXANN WOOD, LMT, B.S. Lic. #15993 10 years in Practice
Have Office in Mexico Beach on Hwy. 98 Will travel to your home or office.
Reasonable rates. Call (Cell) 819-1482 or beeper 872-5219
4tc 7/31


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


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


STUMP GRINDING
Average Stump $10.00
1-800-628-8733
A-1 Tree Service & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises. Inc.
rfc ,5


Avon

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


TLC Lawn Service-
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 Floor
Refinishing
Make those old wood floors
look like new. Don't replace -
Refinish!
Call Circle S Enterprise
827-6828, ask for Dusty


Steve Brant's Roofing
Licensed & Insured
Lie. #RC0050321,
Port St. Joe Call 229-6326
Mobile 899-0219 or 899-0218



A-1 OIL S
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
fic 2/6


TflHE CABINET
SHOPPE
'k" Custom Kitchen and Bath
Jeff Powell, Owner

580 Palmetto Dr., Overstreet
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 (904) 648-4088


4 Office: 850-229.6018
FAX: 850-229.-8976

C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt *
Backhoe Dozer Front End Loader

complete Septic Service!
Installation Pump-Out Repair



Earl Kn ob.e -.... Insured/Licensed
Portable Weldit
Have Welder Will Travel
For All Your Welding Needs Including Aluminum & Stainless
Lowest Prices in Tlown
Boat Trailers *'Hitches' Trucks, Etc.
(904) 64-s994 Meude. leach, Ft
216 & 2/20


flPet & Property Tenders ls
,'~~ ~~ fyfy,
S Residential & Business Security Checks
Pet Sitting in Your Home
by Toevy &Marie Romanelli
904-229-1065
Emergency MN.ntenanec/Pet Carc/Tropcrt~ ChceJ/V'ct Refcrcnces


LICENSED BONDED INSURED




Carpet and
Upholstery Cleaning
Steam Cleaning


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


PCece Heating & Cooling
LICENSED INSURED SALES AND SERVICE
A/C Heating Ice Machines Comm. Refrigeration New & Existing Homes
Owner: Brent Pierce Phone: 229-2665
State Uc. #RA0066486 229-COOL


Williamson's St. Li. #3075
Well Drilling & Pump Service

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



PUMP REPAIR& SALES LICENSED & INSURED
H & IVE 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

229-9585 tfc6/12


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 8/7
Bay front home, executive 3 bedroom,
2 bath, fully furnished, immaculate.
227-7506. tfc 7/3
1/2 acre lots, 5 miles n. of Overstreet
Pridge.at Creekview Subd., with sep-
tic tank & well. $2,500 down,
'$132.16 mo. Call George, 229-6031.
t fc 8/7
For sale by owner: two story new
home, 2048 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1.2
bath, master bdrm., 22'x16' with gar-
den tub, sunken den w/fireplace and
home theatre system with surround
sound. Front and rear porch, 12'x16'
until. shed. By appt. only. 101 Yaupon,
229-6411. tfc 8/7
For Sale by Owner: 2 comer 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 8/7
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 8/7


1/2 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.
S.fc7/3





WANT TO RENT: Apt., home. nice
mobile home or shared housing. Ca-
reer woman in 40's with VERY-well-
trained Collie. Both reliable, dependa-
ble, quiet, clean and neat. Need Im-
mediately. Call 850-671-4011.
2tp 8/7


Women's Support 'Group. Thurs-
days, 5:30 6:30 p.m., Wellness Cen-
ter, Third & Williams Ave. NO
CHARGE. New group in d&velopmenL
Any Interested women are encouraged
to attend. Details, call 227-1145.
Wewa Serenity Group, Presbyterian
Church,' Hwy. 71, Al Anon meets
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday
and Thursday at 7:00.


Fake Extra
Care to Watch
for Youngsters
Who Might
Not Be
Watching for
YOU!


An Important !

Tip About Tips
By: James Taliaferro
Social Security Manager
Panama City Office
Many summer jobs involve,
tips as a part of the earnings.
While some workers think of tips
as "something extra," tips may be-
covered by Social Security and
can count for important credits
toward retirement, disability and
survivors benefits, and Medicare
hospital insurance.
If you work at a job where you'
make $20 or more per month in,
cash tips, that income is covered
by Social Security. That means
you and -your employer arei
required to pay Social Security
and Medicare taxes on this,
income. Reporting tips and other
income now will ,mean more.
Social Security benefits for you,
and your family later when you'
retire, or if you become disabled
or die.
When you earn tips, you
must keep a daily record of the
tips you receive. This includes
tips received in cash directly from
customers or from other employ-
ees and tips added to a credit card
charge. When your tip income
totals $20 or more in a month,
you are requireet to report the
amount to your employer. Your
employer is responsible for
reporting the correct tip and wage
information to the Social Security
Administration and the Internal
Revenue Service.
You should check your Social
Security earnings record at least
every three years to make sure all
your earnings are reported. You
, can do this by calling Social
Security's toll-free number--l
800-772-1213--and asking for a
"Personal Earnings and Benefit
Estimate Statement."
The statement will tell you
what earnings have been reported
to your record, as well as how
much you could get in benefits :if
you retire or become disabled or
for your family when you 'die. If
you' see a mistake, yoli should
contact us and report it
When you report your tips,
you should remember that the
additional benefits generated will
be there when they are most
needed-when your earnings are
reduced by retirement, death or
disability. That's when you'll be
glad you thought about your
future today.

Fla. Farm Facts
Florida is the world 'leader in
phosphate rock production,
accounting for approximately
75% of the U.S. phosphate supply
and about 25% of the world sup-
ply annually.
,Of the Florida rock mined,
90% is used to make fertilizer, 5%
is 'processed into livestock feed.
supplements, and 5% is used in a
variety of everyday items such as
vitamins, soft drinks, toothpaste,
film, light bulbs, bone china,
flame-resistant fabrics and opti-
cal glass.


What is a "BUYERS BROKER"?

A buyers agent represents the buyer in a real estate transaction-
He works with the buyer to locate property and represents the
buyer in the transaction until closing.
What are the advantages for YOU, THE BUYER?
Won't you feel better to be able to sit down with an agent famil-
iar with local property for sale, in a private and confidential set-
ting, knowing that he is going to fully represent YOU and ONLY
YOU?
BUYING A HOME OR PROPERTY IS A VERY BIG STEP
AND YOU NEED EXPERT REPRESENTATION.
CALL ME FOR A CONFIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT-we can
look at ALL of your options. I WILL ASSIST YOU IN EVERY
ASPECT including your first anxious trip to the lender to see
how you qualify!
Best of all, the SELLER will offer to pay many of
the real estate fees!

Call me today ... John Hanlon
REALTOR ASSOCIATE

(850) 227-1700 Fax 227-3632
Home 227-1252 Cell 227-5025

220 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe, FL 32456


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Pate Two


One of the first stages of the rejuvenation of Reid Avenue was
to dig up the pavement and install storm water drainage.


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Different Special
EACH DAY..
Thursday, Fiday and
Saturday
Look ft the
Special Sale Tags
SMost Sale tbrns are
One-of-A -Kind Itemn
Buy onBadockiC EasyTerms
fESTABLISHED1904
HOME FURNISHING CENTERS
STEVE RICHARDSON, Owner/Manager
Phone 229-6195 310 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe


CONGRATULATIONS ON THE




REID VENUE


REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT.
CITIZENS FEDERAL
SAVINGS BANK
OF PORT ST. JOE
Member FDIC
Ponri St. Joe 227-1416 Apalachicola 653-9828 Mexico Beach 648-5060
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HEALTHCARE BILLING SYSTEMS, INC.

Congratulations on
Beautiful Reid Avenue!





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Serving All Your Insurance Needs




You're in good.hands


HANNON INSURANCE
Roy, Laura, Cindy and Mina

Phone 227-1133


Congratulations, Port St. Joe
on Your NEWLOOK!

S. M. Marley & Associates, Inc.
Land Surveying
227-7322 406 Reid Avenue


211 Reid Avenue


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227 -7400 42 i ,--_.oe.
11:00 3:00 p.m. M-*FBuffet
8:00 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday
Menu Order Only


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Jeanie's


[ Let's Knit Yarn Shop "
Fabrics Notions ==
SCrafts Etc.
-Jean Mims, Owner 234 Reid Ave. Phone 229-6350


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MAKE
COSTING'S BOOKKEEPING SERVICE
YOUR BACK TO SCHOOL HEADQUARTERS!!
Check out Our Complete Line of Book Bags, Notebooks. Pencils, Pens,
Sharpeners, and all of the Other Necessities for.Your Trek Back to School.
For This Weekend Only, We Offer A Special
20% off

All School Supplies. :
Please join us in celebrating the re-opening of Reid Avenue.
COSTIN'S BOOKKEEPING SERVICE
224 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe, FL 32456
^ _________________-*'*-,:*,*-____ ____ _


Reid Avenue Supplem'ent-The Star-Aug.-!. 1997


Page Four


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TANNING BOOTH AVAILABLE F

Sope cut Style

230 Reid Ave. Phone 229-8622


' Picture Perfect
Frame Shop
Custom Frames Art Supplies
Open M-T-T-F: 9:30.- 5
Saturday: 9:30 3:30
Closed W, Sun.
223 Reid Ave. 227-3444

Come Shop and Save!

Savings of 20-40%
on All Your Purchases

S-B'g D ays
August 7-9th







David Rich's IGA is proud to be part of the Port St. Joe community!
WE ARE HOMETOWN PROUD!!!


Reid Ave.

Didn't

Just

Happen

Street Work Was
Nine Years In
the Making
The rejuvenation project
for Reid Avenue didn't just
happen. It is the culmina-
tion of several years of hard
work and planning by a
committee which grew out
of the Merchants Associa-
tion organization.
With Wayne Taylor as
chairman of the committee,
work was begun way back
in 1988. The merchants
knew Reid Avenue needed
some attention paid to it, if
.the street was ever to regain
its attraction as a street for
commerce in Port St. Joe.
But, what to do? What
theme should the commit-
tee follow? How do you
redecorate and point out
the city's historic past, in
the process?
Enter, the University
of Florida
The committee had
heard about the revitaliza-
tion of Fernandina Beach
and Chipley, so they made
treks to each of these cities
to find out how they had
managed the dramatic
change in their cities.
The common denomina-
tor in both instances was
the surveying and planning
by the University of Florida
Department of Urban
Planning. So, a bee line was
made to contact that
department and its director,
Dr. Joseph Weismantel.
Dr. Weismantel made
several visits to Port St. Joe,
telling the committee of the
possibilities for change and
informing them that it
wouldn't be free! Up-front
money would be needed to
pay students for redesign-
ing Reid Avenue, under his
guidance.
(Continued on Page 8)


DAVID RICH'S
205 Third St. Port St. Joe, FL
Highway 71 Wewahitchka, FL


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!RUCKLOAD MEAT SALE
One Day Only! Friday, Aug. 8th

Don't Miss It!


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OLD CAROLINA 5/$ 49
Sliced Bacon .........12 oz:.pkg. iJ
GEORGIA BOY SMOKED 2/$.OO
.Sausage ................... 2 b.pkg.


Thick Bologna ........ 16oz. pkg.-
SUNNYLAND MEAT
Jumbo Franks.......... 16oz. ka.


MARKET STYLE THICK FAMILY PAK $j1 g
Sliced Bacon ................lb.
BAR S MEAT 4/$250
Hot Dogs .............. 12 oz. pkg. 4


990 ARMOUR MEAT BALLS
O89 Chicken Nuggets $239
89, or Strips .............. 200 oz.


PEPSI RELATED PRODUCTS & LIMIT 4 PLEASE

PEPSI COLA .........2LITER6


Reid Avenue Supplement-The Star--7Aug. 7, 1997


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Reid Avenue Supplement-The Star-Aug. 7,-1997


Scene( frow tke

-re.ovatiom of Ke. Ave.






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After the power poles were removed from Reid
Avenue, one of the first things to happen was the
removal of the existing roadway.


A primary part of the downtown revitalization
was the installation of new stormwater drainage to
replace a system that was inadequate and deterio-
rated. The system shown above was designed by
Preble-Rish.


An important part of the overall look on Reid was
the provision for decorative pavers placed within
the sidewalks.


Reid Avenue Supplement-The Star-Aug. 7, 1997


'Western Auto.


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$20 Each
lP185/7R14 $14 I
P205N75R14 If
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P235/7SR15 l 43 Each
16-sso0 9 series
Hurryl Sale Ends in 10 Days!
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P215/60TR14
P5 4 $260
BP225s7TR14 7$55 Each



16-4000/4100 series
Hurryl Sale Ends In 10 Days!
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P185/755514 12
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Reid Avenue Supplement-The Star-Aug. 7,-1997


(Continued from Page 5)
Financing Was A
Cooperative Affair
The merchants put up $3,000
of their own money and talked the
city into contributing another
$6,000 in order to get started.
The project was turned over to
Dr. Peter Prugh for the nuts and
bolts of the idea design back in
1991. Dr. Prugh pointed out the
need for underground infrastruc-
ture before anything could be
accomplished. This work turned
out to be extensive and nearly
scuttled the project.
With the city commission
pledging to finance the drainage
project, the county pledging to set
aside $25,000 of its paving bond
money to re-surface the street
and a grant for $600,000, the
committee set to work.
After the University of Florida


architectural
d e p art m e nt
arrived at the con-
cept to be followed
of what Reid
Avenue should
look like, local
engineering firm
Preble-Rish -took
on the task of
designing the dec-
orative lighting,


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plantings, and designed the
unique drainage system.
Planning Committee
You see the results today .
some nine years later.
The committee people who
worked diligently through the
years on this project are: Wayne
Taylor, chairman; Ela Sutton,
Lenohr Clardy, Lynda Bordelon,
Steve Richardson, Buddy Renfro,
Wesley R. Ramsey and Dr. Tim
Nelson.


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Serving
COME AND CELEBRATE BEAUTIFUL

With this new 5 piece Dinette or


Features
* Sunburst Veneer Top
* 42" Round Top
* Large 10" Pedestal "
* Solid Oak Chair


this area since 1945
NEW REID AVENUE AND IMPROVE YOUR HOME!

This Sofa & Loveseat only $599.95 cash!


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Sleep like a baby on a
new set of Beautyrest!


Or try our new 1-ine of Super Posture Royal II by Spears
312 coil, 131/2 gauge steel springs, quilted t-p .'..n-, r, pe 6 fiber insulation pad.
Queen Boxspring and M attress...................... ............................... 239.95
Full/Double Boxspring and Mattress..................................... $199.95
Twin/Single Boxspring andMattress.......................... $149.95:
Three Days Only Thursday, August 7 through Saturday, August 9th
Please come by and help us celebrate our downtown facelift by letting up help you make your home
more of what you want it to be. We are the complete home furnishing store for the way you live.
Invest in your community by shopping at home. Also save time, gas, tax, and money
THE STORE WITH A DISTINCT DIFFERENCE OF SERVICE, QUALITY, AND VALUE
S 205 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe, FL (850) 227-1251

INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED LOCALLY FOR OVER 51 YEARS.


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piggly wiggly


is proud to endorse the revitalization project for

Reid Avenue. We are part of
* Sponsoring Zoo World animals from 11 a.m. 4-p.m. Saturday i .
* Helping with funding Frank Pate Park gazebo project by sponsoring the Pepsi Wagon
and cotton candy sales

Piggly Wiggly is participating in promoting our city through membership association in the Retail Merchants Assn.
What's good economically for Reid Avenue merchants benefits all citizens of Port St. Joe.


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from Heart's Desire


Our little town is blooming
and so are we!


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Stop by and checkus out!
420 ReidAvenue

229-9553


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Phone 850 229-8282
504 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe, FL 32456
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Page Ten Reid Avenue Supplement-The Star-Aug. 7, 1997


Workmen are shown in April of 1997 applying asphalt to Reid
Avenue..


C ygra t9^a "Port St. fod
The revitalized Reid Avenue is a
handsome addition to our beautiful city.

-COSTIN INSURANCE AGENCY, INC.
322 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe Phone 229-8899


We'w Pru o4 t e "t
Reed A4ewwe
Come downtown and visit the renovated street
and our new home at 302-B Reid Avenue

FREE GIFT
A Container of Liquid All-
Purpose Fertilizer ConcenLraLte
to the first.75 customers to visit our store
beginning Thursday.
REGISTER for a Free 4 and 6
Quart Electric Ice Cream
Freezer to be given away at
noon Saturday.

BARFIELD' S
Phone 229-2727 Port St. Joe 302-B Reid Ave.


Reid Avenue Supplement-The Star-Aug. 7, 1997


Coordinates
25-50%


MEN'S
Woven Shirts


.... 25%/


MEN'S -
SLACKS........ ............ off

SALE THURSDAY FRIDAY
SATURDAY


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200 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe Phone 229-8716


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Now Carrying
Gifts and Souvenirs
Still Carrying for Your Convenience
BLP Paints, Hardware, Live Bait and
Frozen Bait.
Shrimp Frozen
Bull Minnows Live
Cigar Minnows Squid *
Crickets Worms
All Kinds Salt and
Freshwater Tackle
Dive Bags Dive Flags Masks Snorkels & Fins
10/0 off Everything Except Paint & Bait.
035% Off Hunting Clothing & Boots
S ,(Caps not included
Caps 10% o off
306 Reid Ave. Phone 229-8933
Hours: Monday Friday, 7 am to 6 pm, Sat., 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Closed Sunday


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Reid Avenue Supplement-The Star-Aug. 7, 1997


ZOO WORLD
To celebrate the revitalization of Reid Avenue, the merchants
below are sponsoring Zoo World bringing some of their
animals to Port St. Joe for the. enjoyment of children.
Children-have your picture taken with the
S__ animals and also learn about them as well. Dr. Barr
From Zoo World will be present to educate the
children about the animals. Dr. Barr will also have a
very special friend with him.
Come and meet this friend!
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 Saturday, August 9th
The Zoo World animals will be housed at 328 Reid Avenue.
(This facility donated by Tom Todd Realty) /
Sponsors:
Duren's Piggly Wiggly, Billy Carr Chevrolet and
Wewahitchka State Bank



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We are proud of the Port St. Joe Downtown
Revitalization Project. We hope our design efforts
are pleasing to the community.


Port St. Joe
402 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, FL
32456
850/227-7200
FAX 850/227-7215


Tallahassee
3841-C Killearn Court
Tallahassee, FL
32308
850/668-4481
FAX 850/668-4482


Destin
8955 W. Emerald Coast
Parkway, Suite 201
Destin, FL 32541
850/267-8410
FAX 850/267-8413


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