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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: October 16, 1997
Frequency: weekly
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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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A~RCHIVES BINDERY

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b IFlorida Coast makes first "paper" in its history.
Page 2B See story on Page I B


Check Out Port St. Joe Sharks and
Wewahitchka Gators sports on pages 7A & 8A


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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 .THURSDAY, O0


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CTOBER 16, 1997


CONSTITUTION






320 Per Copy 35
Plus 30 Tax.... 3


City Votes


To Proceed


With Loan

Requesting $2.5
Million from FHA
to Finance Marina
Port St. Joe City Commls-
sioners unanimously voted to pro-
ceed with formal application for
up to $2.5 million dollars of
Farmer's Home Administration
low Interest loans to finance
building a 159 slip marina on the
old Hess Oil property, now owned
by the city.
During a public heanng. held
as a prerequisite for the FHA loan
application, the board made what
may be the biggest move to date
to finalize the proposed marina's
construction.
Marina Committee members,
concerned citizens and the city
commissioners gathered Tuesday
afternoon to share their views and
ask questions about the project.
Funds to finance the estimat-
ed $3.5 million marina have been
a bone of contention since the
idea originated approximately 2
1/2 years ago. $875,000 in grant
funds have been accumulated to
help fund the. marina, but how
the remaining estimated $2.5 mil-
lion will be financed has been the
question.
"As grant deadlines have got-
ten closer- (December 1997 for
$200,000/March 1998 for
$675,000) the funding question
has become even more of an issue
as supporters fear losing a por-
tion "or 6alrofthe-ghant funds for
failure to meet their require-
ments.
The major question of con-
cern about the city making the
loan was the risk factor placed on
local residents and the city oper-
ating and paying for the marina
with taxpayer's dollars.
Marina Committee member
Greg Johnson: explained that was
not the case. The intent of the
committee had always been to
lease out the marina's operation
in a con tractal agreement that
would, at worse case, amount to a
wash, [break even] for the city. It
has never been considered that ad
valorem taxes would fund the pro-
(See PROCEED on Page 3)


County Gives KMT Firm



Final Payment On Highland



View Water Project Tuesday

To Regulate Unsightly Mobile Homes Throughout County;
Asks DEP to Consider Making Change to Coastal Setback


Shown above is part of the crowd in attendance at a pub-
lic hearing Tuesday evening to discuss the subject. The
crowd applauded the commission's decision.


County commissioners made
final payment to KMT Construc-
tion for refurbishing the Highland
View Water System during their
Tuesday evening meeting.
Commissioner Tommy Knox
told the board that 100% of the
Highland View residents had been
lied into the new system. The sys-
tem's upgrade was paid for by a
$600.000 Community Develop-
ment Block Grant.


Work Starts On County Speculation Project
A KMT Construction Company power large facility to attract an industry to the
shovel, prepares a ditch to lay a water main northern portion of Gulf County. The City of
from Wewahitchka to the county's spec Wewahitchka is the water source and the
building location at the north end. of the building is being financed by a' state grant
Dalkeith Road in preparation to building a and built ini county enterprise zone.


Mexico Beach Qualifying Is Over Second Suspect Nabbed


Mexico Beach City Councilman, Group 4, Bud Jones drew no
opposition for his reelection bid to one of two city council seats
on the November 4th ballot.
Bill Bloemnsma and Mike Norman will vie for the Group 5
council seat. Bloemsma was appointed by the council to finish
the unexpired term of Councilman Jim Taylor, who recently lost
his life in a tragic accident.
Mexico Beach residents will also be considering a referendum
enacting a bed tax (preferably called "a user's fee").
The fee is estimated to produce approximately $177,000
annually. Committee members say the funds would shift the bur-
den of financing and maintaining tourist-related services and
facilities to the users of those services. Currently, those costs are
passed on to resident taxpayers in the form of ad valorem taxes.
Funds estimated to be generated are based on a 3% fee being
placed on all motels, hotels, RV park rentals, apartments, cot-
tages and various other rental units used for short term occu-
pancy-overnight to six months.


Gulf County Sheriffs
Department investigators Tom
Godwin and Marty Williams
arrested Phillip Richards, 26, of
Lynn Haven,. Thursday evening
on outstanding burglary charges,
according to Gulf County Sheriff
Frank McKeithen.
It was reported in last week's
edition of The Star that Jeffry Eric
Mitchell, 20, of Panama City, had
been arrested, stopping a major
theft ring in the area.
McKeithen 'said law enforce-
ment officers have been seeking
the second suspect (Richards)
since the time of Mitchell's arrest,
as reported.
Assisted by units of the Lynnh
Haven Police Department, Godwin
and Williams located the suspect


and approached him to make the
arrest. McKeithen said Richards
attempted to resist arrest by
using a child as a shield between
him and the arresting officers.
Richards reportedly stated he
would not be taken alive.
At that point, the officers
physically subdued him without
further Incident, nor harm to the
child.
Richards is currently lodged
in the Gulf County Jail without
bond, since he is on probation for
a previous offense. He is being
charged with burglary of a
dwelling.
Both Richarids and Mitchell
have been connected to two bur-
glaries in Gulf County, four in
Jackson County, three in Bay
County, and several in Lake City.


Work on the system involved
replacing all of the system's water
lines, installation of new meters,
and the addition ofnumerous fire
hydrdnts-bringing the system in
line with current fire insurance
requirements.
The replacement of the water
system's distribution network
coupled with recent improve-
ments to the water storage tank
finalizes the board's efforts to
update the Highland View water
facilities.
Mobile Home Ordinance
Unsightly mobile homes being
set up around the county once
again drew the attention of the
board Tuesday.
Commissioner Billy Traylor
resurrected the idea of control via
ordinance. He stated that numer-
ous mobile homes have been
moved to the county that are not
only unsightly, but create a fire
and safety hazard for those resid-
ing in them.
During discussion, board
members agreed with Traylor's
assessment of the problem.
Al"l mobile homes currently in
the tcodnty would be grandfa-
""'thered' lnr' under .aniy ordinance
approved by the board, but future
installations would be regulated.
Traylor asked board members
to consider the ordinance idea
again and discuss revisions that
would correct the problem at the
next board meeting.
Want To Change Coastal
Setback Lines
Commissioner Tommy Knox
asked the board to draft a letter to
DEP requesting the coastal set-
back lines be changed from the
Dixie Belle Curve to the Gulf
County line.
Knox's request was for the
line to be established down the
middle of Highway 98. Currently,
it extends landward across
Highway 98 in several locations.
Some property owners have
been advised that they were vio-
lating coastal setback require-
ments in recent months, prompt-
ing Knox's suggestion.
By the letter of the law, prop-
erty owners would be in violation
of the regulation anytime they do
minimal property maintenance


projects or building improve-
ments.. 1 :
The board agreed with the
idea. Representative Jamey
Westbrook has also offered his
help in getting the lines redrawn
to a more reasonable fashion.
In Other Business
*Agreed to final drainage
engineering plans for Gulf Aire
Subdivision and to consider
future drainage improvements.
eDecided to ask all county
officers to install surge protection
as a means to reduce future light-
ning damage.
*Heard a request from a
Howard Creek resident for several
improvements to be made at the
local park and to replace signage.
*Decided to consider a resolu-
Lion opposing the privatization of
the state's, prison system as
requested by Commissioner Billy
Traylor. The board noted how the
move could adversely affect the
county If the state decides to pur-
sue the idea.
*Set the monthly lease rate
for the Gulf County Industrial
Park at $3,250 as requested by
.Commissioner JohnSt anily.; ..--
*Moved the board's fist meet-
ing in November from Tuesday,
November 11 th to Monday,
November 10th at 6:00 p.m.,
*Cynthia Threet (Capital Area
Community Action Agency) out-
lined the LIHEAP and Weatheri-
zation Program that will be fund-
ed for the county.

DOT Schedules
Two New Bridges
for Gulf in 2000
Tommy Speights, Department
of Transportation, reported that
two Gulf County bridges are,
scheduled to be replaced in the
year 2000.
aBoth bridges are located on
Highway 71.'The Cypress, Creek
Bridge, north of White C oltnd
West Arm Bridge,, Just north of
Wewahltchka, are on the
Department. of Transportation's
replacement schedule.
DOT has been conducting
surveys and taking boring sam-
ples of the bridges over the last
several months.


City of Wewahitchka Abolishes EDC; Joins County Group

Cable Telephone System Sold, Renovation of City Hall Stands With New Roof


The City Commission of We-
wahitchka has decided to abolish
its economic development organi-
zation in- favor of the county's
committee. The action was taken
at its regular Monday night meet-
ing, after a presentation by
County Commissioner Billy Tray-
lor and EDC chairman Joe Dan-
ford.
Traylor and Danford told the
commission of the advantages of
the larger Economic Development
Committee and its scope of opera-
tion. '"The larger; county group,
will have more clout with pros-
pective industrial development as
well as other public improve-


ments," Traylor said. He urged
the City of Wewahitchka to join.
with other communities in the
county and put on a united front
for broadening the county's eco-
nomic base.
The commission voted unani-
mously to abolish the city EDC in
favor of joining the county group.
The Wewahitchka committee
was formed approximately two
months prior to the county's
EDC.
CABLE TELEVISION
Cablevision Systems Corpora-
tion is selling its system, which
provides cable 'television for We-


wahitchka, and asked for the
transfer of their franchise to the
new prospective owner.
Mediacom Southeast LLC,
has agreed to purchase the Ca-
blevision franchise and will close
the sale on December 1 of this
year. Cablevision's franchise is
* good for one more year. Original-
ly, the firm had an exclusive fran-
chise, which still has a year to
run. When the new owner's re-
quest comes up for a franchise,
government, rules now forbid
them or any other cable television
concern from securing an exclu-
sive franchise. Now, all franchises
are required to be non-exclusive.


The commission approved the
resolution, agreeing to the trans-
fer of the franchise.
NEW ROOF FOR CITY HALL
The commission voted to put
a new roof on City Hall and the
fire station, as the first step in a
program of renovation approved
by the voters in last spring's elec-
tion.
City manager, Donald Min-
chew said, 'The present roof
leaks and the city commission felt
this was the logical place to begin
renovation. The entire project is
expected to take at least two
years and is expected to cost ap-
proximately $100,000."


Thanks, Nathan
County Commission chairman Warren Yeager, Jr., [left],
presents past chairman Nathan Peters, Jr., with a plaque of
appreciation for his leadership as chairman during fiscal
1997. It was Peters' second term at the helm of
board. Yeager took over as chairman for the comnWin
Tuesday night's meeting. Yeager is also beginning his sec-
ond stint as chairman.


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THE STAR

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1997


Money.!!

School's Problems Promised A Solution
WE NOTED IN THIS space several weeks ago that it ap-
peared as if every school district in Florida was in financial trou-
ble, just as the Gulf County system was, along with every county
system in the Panhandle .neighborhood. Citizen's groups are be-
ing formed in almost every county in an effort to solve the prob-
lems each county is faced with.
Well, have no fear. Help is on the way. We are confident the
situation is just before getting better, as every announced and
unannounced candidate for governor has made his intentions
known and expressed his intentions to "help the schools."
Buddy MacKay is the latest one to make this 'unique' prom-
ise.
Jeb Bush has announced support of this popular platform
also.
The ones running for cabinet positions are also supportive of
the schools. Our fax machine has received reams of announced
intentions to support the schools from almost every member of
the House and Senate-whether he is a candidate this coming
year or not. .
So the schools should be well taken care of.
BUT, WE THINK THE school's primary needs are something
other than bushels of dollar bills, although, we 'suppose every'
district in the state can use more money.
We're not so naive as to fail to believe that the political "ser-
vant's" solution mostly stems from patching the system up by
throwing more and more of our dollar bills at it. That has been
the main topic of discussion in the past and we see no evidence
of this situation changing in the future.
But Education Commissioner Brogan put the matter in prop-
er perspective on his visit to Port St. Joe last week. He said the
primary 'problems deal with Johnny and Sally having an inability
to read, write and cipher. To paraphrase his address, he said
that no amount of money could teach these skills to students
and that;a school wasn't doing its job [meaning teachers and ad-
ministration] where this was the situation and "these schools
had just as well be put out of business."
WHAT WE'RE SAYING here, is, there's enough blame to go
around when it comes to reasons for sub-standard schools. In
many cases it is with the schools and faculty, itself, as much as
it is the fault of the tax system failing to fund them adequately.



An Achievement

ONE MILLION MAN HOURS worked without a lost-time ac-
cident! That's quite an achievement!
The paper mill, located here in Port St. Joe, has achieved
this enviable mark only twice in its 60 years of operation--once
in the 60s and the other, just recently. St. Joe Paper Company
owned the mill the first time it realized its milestone achieve-
ment, the other time, it was under its present ownership.
SMill- management must not be too accustomed .to setting
such a, record; witness, their reaction at the recent achievement
of their work force.
Ferrel Allen mill general manager, says it is an unusual ac-
complishment in the industry and the local mill should be proud
its employees work safe enough to set such a record locally.
GIVEN THE NEED TO handle the thousands of pine trees
they handle in the paper-making process and the heavy, heavy,
machinery used to reduce them into pulp; the high speed, bulky
equipment it takes to form the paper from the treated pulp: the
sheer weight and speed with which the mill turns out its fin-
ished product, all adds to an accident just waiting to happen.
If we were all familiar with: the paper-making process, we
would all probably stand: in awe at the sheer accomplishment
the various employees have managed in setting this record..
So, Florida Coast. Paper, we will join you in this salute to
your employees for realizing this formidable record.
The incidences of someone being scalded by the high pres-
sure steam; being horribly burned by the liquor used in the
cooking process; being caught in the speedy machinery or being
mashed under tons of rolls of paper, is all too probable for many
people to fathom the danger involved. It would have been so easy
for someone to be hurt and explain it away with, "that's the
breaks you get in this business the chance you have to
take!" '


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I bought a new putter this.
summer. Now, I'm not a fool, I,
don't suspect for a minute it will'
help my golf game one iota. I just
liked this particular putter. It's a
Wilson Staff model 8813 made
back in the early 60's;
I paid thirty-five dollars for it.
I almost immediately got to;'
pondering on the money part of,
this transaction. I had a perfectly'
good 1954 MacGregor Ironmaster
that I'd been using for, years. I
don't know why I went crazy all of,
a sudden and decided I "couldn't'
live without" a ,new putter. I hate'
to spend money on something 'I'
don't really have to have ......
My older brother is without
question the last word in golf,
equipment-he's got "one of each" .


HUHKER DOWN WITH K# S BY KESLEY COLBERT



Well Traveled Paths ..


of every driver ever made, he's got
beryllium copper irons. Utanium
heads, graphite shafts. mashle's.
special-Pam soaked "friction free"
tees, secret golf balls from the
Orient that he heats up in the
microwavee before each match .
.. there's this one big room in his
house that ain't got nothing in it
but putters . .
"Leon, do you think thirty-five
was more than the old thing was
worth?"
"Did you get what you want-
ed?"
"Well. I think so."
"Then you didn't pay too
much!"
I 'figured somewhere along
about here we got' out of the golf
conversation and Lon went to
"philosophying" on life.
I always worry about the
money. I don't care what it is-I'm
checking the price' tag first. The
cash leaving my pocket is the;
main consideration I give to every
purchase . ..


Leon has never seen it that
way. He's only interested in the
receiving end of the equation.
I'hat ant I getting here is the key
for him!
it has always been thus.
The first thing I can ever
remember "us" buying was a
forty-five RPM record player back
in the mid fifties. Well, actually
Leon bought it, I was just the tag-
along little brother. He paid, if
memory serves me correctly, four-
teen dollars for it. I couldn't help
thinking he was nuts! It took him
over three whole, complete, long,
solid weeks to earn that much
money ... and he blew it in
two seconds.
He didn't even have enough
pennies left over to buy some
records, we were stuck with the
one "complementary choice" that
came with each purchase. We
wore a diamond tipped needle out
in four days (and nights) listening
to Tennessee Ernie Ford sing
Sixteen Tons.


Leon got old enough to drive.
he immediately went out and
bought an old car. Well. it wasn't
too old-that ain't his style. It was
a 1957 Ford convertible. To this
day I don't have any idea where or
how he came up with the cash to
buy such a machine! 'Course,:
honesty compels me to report that
I sure didn't mind crawling in that
back seat and sucking myself up
real tall as I waved to Ricky Gene'
and LaRenda and Bobbie Sue...

Along about this same period'
I wanted to buy a Rawlings XPG3
Ken Boyer model baseball glove.
The more I looked at it, the more I
saw the twenty-two dollar price
tag. That would take nearly every-
thing I had! I settled for the cheap-
er, no name Revelation-but I had
money in my pocket.
Leon bought a 1960 Ford with
power steering.
It's kinda amazing that we

(See KESLEY on Page 3)


We're Into the Year's Last Quarter, But It's Still Too Early to Think "Christmas"


WE'RE ON THE downhill side
of. the countdown until Christ-
mas. Just thought I 'would men-
:tion it before the malls and dis-
count stores got into the act.
Every year it seems as if the
Christmas season begins earlier
than the last. Before long we'll get
it started the day after the July
Fourth holiday.
The reason I know that the
Christmas shopping season is
upon us is that the other day I
opened our monthly advertising
illustration book which contains'
art work to incorporate into ad-
vertisements, suggestions for ad-
vertising ideas and like subjects..
The illustration book was rife,
with Christmas motif art work
and illustrations. ever various
drawings of old Santa Claus, him-
self.
To give credence to the idea
of Christmas shopping promotion
beginning immediately after -the
July Fourth holiday; it was about
this time we were alerted to the
fact that it was time to place our


order for our annual Christmas
greeting illustrated advertise-.
ments.
Those catalog people believe
in getting an early start!

I KNOW IT'S TOO early to
begin thinking of Christmas. It
would make more sense to begin
thinking of Thanksgiving. I sup-
pose merchandisers want people
to begin thinking of Christmas
early because gifts cost so much
these days people need an early
start in order to get their finances
in order.
A dollar down and a dollar a
week, you know. Take a trip to


one of those fast cash stores to
replenish our supply of that com-
modity. Rush around and make
arrangements to get last Christ-
mas paid off before embarking on
another venture in high finance.
All in the name of gift giving

ALL THE MAIL order cata-
logs of Christmas merchandise
have been mailed out, received
and perused; going over the pag-
es to decide what we want to buy '
and how much it costs.
The Post Office is gearing up
for the holiday mailing season,
sending out reminders to mail
,early, put complete addresses on


your parcels and all the usual
warnings. Travel begins to pick
up, as well as the business world.
The holiday season is welcomed
by all. It's right around the cor-
ner. It'll be here before you know
it. I'm just writing this little re-
minder for my own benefit, most-
ly. I don't like for things to slip up
on me.
You can say you saw it first,
here.

ALSO, THIS MONTH begins
the last quarter of the year 1997.
That means its time to begin
winding down the year and get a
little more prepared for the mil-
lennium in just a little more than
two short years.
Then it'll be time to start the
big argument over whether the
year 2000 starts the millennium,
or does the year 2001 mark the
'uiginning?
One article on the subject
said there will not be anybody
alive who has experienced a mil-


lennium. That's a fact
A millennium ought to be
something to experience,., al-
though I'll bet it seems like any
other plain old ordinary day.
We'll go to sleep on the last
day of 1999 and wake up to a
new dawn on the first day of
2000! What an adventure!

BUT BACK TO the last quar-
ter of 1997.
I've noticed, as I've grown old-
er, that the years just zip by with
uncommon speed. They're here
today and another one is here to-
morrow. I don't have time any-
more to get anything done I
planned to, or need to.
I know what those people
who have retired are talking
about when they remark that
they are busier than ever; never
seem to get anything done
Between hunting season,
fooLball season, the baseball
world series, play-offs, and all,


there is hardly time for the neces-
sarN things. There's just -not
en )ugh of me to spread around in
order to take 'advantage of all
these good things.
Parties, celebrations, outings,
trips, sights to see ... so much to
do and only three short months
remain to do them all this year.


THE ONE BRIGHT piece of
information surfacing as the year
draws toward a close burst upon
Lie scene in the past few days,
however. The last quarter starts
all of us to dreading the ap-
proaching tax season and its dis-.
tasteful activities.
Well. the IRS got called on the
carpet by the government the oth-
er .'ay for its high-handed deal-
ings with citizens, and their tax
reports. It seems they have dealt
too harsly with a number of tax-
payers.
It couldn't have happened to
a more deserving bunch!


-THE STAR-
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1997 PAGE 3A


WalkAmerica Is a Go Saturday! Duren Plugs
-;,1:GCCC Fund
March of Dimes Featuring a Host of Fund Raising Activities GCCC Fund
lrivr tn o Club


WU UImUl Ue aay Oanu1t LaJL*UUng.
The'March of Dimes WalkAmerica
is almost here. If you are interest-
ed in participating, there is still
time. Envelopes can be picked up
at, First Union or 360 Commun-
ications. Registration. is at First
Union/Frank Pate Park at 8:30
a.m. and the walk starts at 9:30
on Saturday, October 18.
There will be a bake sale at
the park in case you need a little
energy to get you started. Infor-

Artificial Re(

Meeting to D
The Port Stt Joe/Gulf County
Artificial Reef Committee will hold
a meeting on Monday, October 20
at 5:30 p.m. at Preble-Rish, Inc.,
whose office is located on Reid.
Avenue. Topics will include, this
year's reef ,construction and;

Gudger Sentenced
in Federal Court.
On September 15, Quinn
Christopher Gudger ,was sen-,
tenced In the United States
District Court in and for the
Northern District .of Florida for
the offenses of mailing threaten-
ing communications with intent
to commit extortion. ,,,
SGudger received 1,8 months\
imprisonment plus a three year
term of supervised release.
Additionally, a special monetary
assessment was imposed.
Currently, Gudger is an
inmate with the Florida
Department of Corrections with a
tentative release date in the year
2070. The sentence imposed in
the district court will run consec-
utively to the sentence Gudger is
now serving. Therefore, the com-
bined tentative release date from
both the state and federal system.
is in the year 2086.
The victims of Gudger's
threats were Gulf County Court
Judge Bob Moore, Circuit Judge
Deede S. Costello and Attorney
Barbara Sanders. Gudger threat-
ened violence against each of.
these individuals and their fami-'
lies.
SPart of the sentence imposed
by U. S. District Collier prohibited
Gudger from having any future'
contact with the victims or their
S farlies.


Kesley
S (From Page 2)
both grew up in the same, house
I was worried about the
money that we didn't have. 01'
Lon was eyeing his next pur-
chase. He used to chide me some,
"K. C., that money stuck in your
pocket ain't doing you no good.,
Think of all the things you're not
buying with it. You can't ride that
money, son! You can't eat it, catch
a ground ball with it, it certainly
won't make you any smarter .. ..
.4 how 'bout loaning me ive for a
little gas . "
My sophomore year in college
I finally got my Rawlings XPG
glove. And a few years after we
were married, Ilbought Cathy ,a;,,
ring. I think I'm loosening upl
You raise two boys in the
nineties, they'll teach you how to
spend! ,.
And hey lisen, I just dropped
thirty-five dollars on a putter that
I didn't even need. 'Course, on the
other hand, "Leon, you know, I
might could used that money ,
for something else."
"Tell you what I'll do, K. C., I'll
give you forty dollars for the thing
so you'll quit worrying."
I love my brother!
He pulled out his genuine
cherry wood, sunburst,
Hummingbird, Gibson guitar,
strummed a couple of notes and
cut down on Some people say a
man is made out of mud, A poor
man is made out of muscle and
blood, Muscle and blood, skin and
bone, A mind that's weak and a
back that's strong ... You
load sixteen tons and what do you
get .... .. : ....
Respectfully,
The Sensible One
(I Think!)

Health Topics Needed
for Medicare Studies
The Medicare Peer Review
Organization (PRO) in Florida for
the U.S. Federal Government,
Florida Medical Quality
Assurance, Inc. (FMQAI), is
studying quality issues in health
care to improve the quality of


health care for. Medicare recipi-
ents in Florida.
Florida Medicare recipients
who have a suggestion for a
' Medicare topic or issue to be
studied should call the Medicare
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and other women and baby relat-
ed organizations will be present-
ed. Face painting and fun for kids
of all ages will also be happening.
Lunch will be provided for after
the walk by Subway and Hungry
Howie's. The walk has been
lengthened to five miles and route
maps will be available.
The mission of the March of
Dimes is to improve the health of
babies by preventing birth defects

ef Committee

discuss Reefs
future habitat enhancement.
The City of Port St. Joe
received a grant for $25,000 and
both the city and county also put,
up $5,000 for a total of $35,000
for this year's construction.
Initially, offshore waters are
targeted as the most deprived
when it comes to artificial reefs.
After adding approximately 160
pre-fabricated concrete struc-
tures to an existing reef this year,
the plans are to move back
inshore.
St. Joe Bay will be a primary
target for future construction as it
is a natural hatchery for many
species of fish. The artificial reef
will create habitat which will com-
pIAlemnt the natural sea grasses,
'iwich are predominant in St. Joe
Bay.
The inshore reefs are in the
planning stages now, as no per-
mits have been obtained. The
purpose of the meeting is to dis-
cuss all aspects of reef construe-
tion. and develop, a plan for the
future. The.public is encouraged
to attend.

Have Breakfast
With Cong. Boyd
Congressman Allen Boyd will
visit in Port St. Joe Friday, Octo-
ber 17, spending a good portion
of the day in the schools and
meeting with the general public.
Everyone is invited to have
breakfast with the Congressman
Friday morning at Julie's Restau-
rant at 7:30 a.m. The breakfast
will be a dutch treat affair.
The Congressman will speak,
briefly, at the affair ..


Sidewalks In Need of Repair


letter to the
citizens of Port St. Joe:


and sounds of' the outdoors,
including the beauty and serenity


I approached the Mayor and of the St. Joe Bay, simple plea-
the City Commissioners to sures that we sometimes take for
request that the sidewalks granted.
around the nursing home and up If you have family or friends
to Highway 98 be repaired. This in the nursing home, or if you
request was made on behalf of the care about the quality of life for
patients, most of whom are wheel- our senior citizens, make your
chair bound. opinion known to our city offi-
The current condition of most cials.
of the sidewalks pose a danger- A voice of one is sometimes
meant to the patient's well being, not heard, but the voices of many
and in some parts, inaccessible are hard to ignore.
for wheel-chair use. If repaired,
these patients will have the Thank you,
opportunity to enjoy the sights "" """ /s/ Barbara"La\wder

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and low birthweight. Preparing
ahead of time for pregnancy can
increase your chances 'of having a
healthy baby. Eat a balanced diet
and get at least 400 micrograms
of the B vitamin folic acid every
day. Folic acid 'has been shown to .
prevent neural 'tube defects. For
more information, please contact
the March of Dimes office at 785-
6460 or call the Resource Center-.
at the toll free -number 888-663-
4637.
WalkAmerica, sponsored .by
31600 Communications, St. Joseph
Communications, First Union
National Bank, Hambrick Con-
struction and' Apalachicola
Northern Railroad, benefits local
organizations In addition to med-
ical research dedicated to discov-
ering causes and prevention and
cures of birth defects.
There will be three rest stops
on the route. Tihe' first will, be a
water station' at the corner 'of
Marvin and Sixth Street There will
be,. a juice station ,at: the
Centennial Building and a second
water station down on Monument ,
Avenue.

GCCTA Reaches An
Impasse with Board
The Gulf County Classroom
Teachers Association has
declared imn iasseh'' t its salary'
negotiations witfi'lihe Glf County
School Board.
The school board's proposal
is for only step increases, which.:
the teachers have already
received, and a $500 increase for
those teachers at the top of the
salary schedule who did not
receive a step increase.
The GCCTA is proposing a 2%
increase to the salary schedule. A
special master willbe assigned by
the Public Employee Relations
Commission to hear presenta-
tions by both parties and make a
recommendation.
GCCTA President Joe Walker,
Jr. stated,' "Our teachers are
already paid lower than most of
their colleagues in the state of
Florida. For example, the salary of
teachers at the bachelor's level
with ten years experience ranks
63rd out of 67 counties. Our
teachers cannot afford to forego
an increase to the salary sched-
,ule r ." .,


George Duren put in a plug
for the Gulf Coast Community
College Fund Drive at the Kiwanis
Club meeting Tuesday at its noon
meeting. "It's needed for our
Gulf/Franklin Center to keep up
with the latest developments in
teaching aids," Duren said. 'The
college will open its doors to stu-
dents beginning with next fall's
classes, and any money designat-
ed for the center will be used
strictldy for the center."
Duren said the foundation
fund drive is necessary, not only
to maintain up-to-date teaching)
tools but also to provide some
scholarships. ,
'There has already been a,
nice nest egg contributed." Duren
said. "but that's only a start for
what is needed. Money donated
will generate stdte matching
funds., For every $64000 contrib-
uted, state funds 'boost the total
to $10,000."
QUESTIONS ANSWERED
In a question and answer ses-
slon. Duren. who is a member of
the GCCC board of directors. an-
swvered a question about the cur-
riculum of the new center by say-
ing, 'The subjects offered will be"
driven strictly by the community. If
we have a demand for a particu-
lar, subject and the students are,
there, it will be offered."
D ren suggested the club
fledge proceeds from a iproject-to',
build this proposed reserve fund.
"I'd like to see the club' take on'
the project of selling chicken bar-''
becue at the Christmas parade,
with the proceeds earmarked for
building the fund. We could earn,
$2,000 or more a year from this'
project, which would go a long
way toward building up the nec-
essary resen'es."
Dureni's suggestion will be,
, voted on by the club at its meet-,
ing next Tuesday. :
Guests of the club were Key-'
ettes Briane Alford and Donna
Thomas and Key Club members"
Jarred Patterson and Jason
Shoaf.

Hosts Stamp ShowI
The Fort Walton Beach
Knights of Columbus Hall, on
Carol Street-just off Mary Esther
Cutoff, will host Stampfest IV '97.
presented by the Panhandle Phil-
atelic Society, on Saturday, Octo-
'ber 25. Hours for the show are'W'
a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free,'


Yates, as he questioned whether
the two could co-exist in such


on October 25th


close proximity. ." The annual Kinard Halloween
Greg Johnson pointed out Carnival will be held on Saturday,
that five marinas and an exclusive October 25 from 5 p.m.-until at
subdivision are currently co- the Kinard Community Center.
existing very near Stone's paper" The event, sponsored by the
mill in Panama City with no probl' Kinard Volunteer Fire Department
lems. will feature all sorts of activities
Gulf County's Economic including a cake walk, dunking
Development Committee Chair- booth, spook room, cake auction
man Joe Danford called the city's and games for all ages.
step "a bold move". "Everybody ,. "-,. A variety of delicious food will
says. we need, ecpnqonic develop-. be served and door- prizeswill be
mnt,, but te city Is taking steps awarjled including the grand prize.
to do something about It," he'sid:. drawing for $500 cash.


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Ambulance personnel remove Joy Ringsred from her Pontiac.
She suffered neck and head injuries in the collision.

Woman Injured In Two Car

Crash Friday at Intersection
A two vehicle, .crash at the Garrison, attempted to avoid him
intersection of Garrison Avenue by swerving to the right. The dri-
and Tenth Street last Friday at very's .side of her 1993 Pontiac
noon sent Joy Ringsred of struck Nixon's truck in the pas-
Wewahitchka to the hospital with.; i, senger side. 'i:;,
neck and head injuries. ,: ; estigating, Port St. Joe
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St. Joseph Bay


AARP Meeting
The St. Joseph Bay A.A.R.P. King Boulevard. He closed his
Chapter #3425 had a very inter- address with questions from the
testing meeting on October 8th members and answers given
with 45 members in attendance, about the city's future.
including one new member. The chapter extends its
The honored guests and thanks to Betty Ambrose of
speaker included Port St. Joe Mexico Beach for serving as hos-
Mayor Johnny Linton, City pitality chairman for six and one-
Commissioner Damon McNair half years--she will be missed.
and A.A.R.P. Chapter Specialist A board meeting will be held
Oscar Olives from Marianna. November 5th in the senior citi-
Mayor Linton explained the zens building at 5:00 p.m., ET.
improvements in Port St. Joe on Officers and committee members
Fifth Street and Martin Luther are expected to attend, and any
member can join the gathering as
well.


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4


Bailey, Colt Amison
Announce Birth
Jason and Michelle Amison
are proud to announce the birth
of their son, Bailey Colt Amison,
on August 23. He weighed nine
pounds, 15 1/2 ounces and was
2211/2 inches long.
Bailey's grandparents are
Albert and Barbara Cannon of
Port St. Joe and Tim and Ava
Amison ofApalachicola.


The chapter's next regular
meeting will be November 15th
and will feature a turkey dinner.

20th Anniversary Open
House at Gulf Library
The Corinne Costin Gibson
Memorial Library will be celebrat-
ing its 20th anniversary, next
Saturday with an open house. The
community is invited to celebrate
with them from two to five p.m. ET
in the library meeting room.
The Gulf County library has
offered library service to the Port
St Joe area for 32 years, and it
has been in its present location
next to the Gulf County
Courthouse for the past 20.
Prior to moving to the court-
house location the library was
housed in the small building that
Veils and Tails now occupies next
to the post office. The present
library was, made possible
through the donation of $50,000
toward construction of the facility
by Dr. Thomas S. Gibson as a
memorial to his deceased wife,
Corinne Costin Gibson.
Serving on the original library
building committee were Everett
Owens, Jr., S. C. Player, Otis
Davis, Jr., all county commission-
ers at the time, Charles B. Smith,
Mrs. James T. McNeill, Jane
Patton, C. W. Brock, T. S.
Coldewey and William J. Rish.
The Gulf County Library
Advisory Board, the Gulf County.
Friends of the Libraries and the
library staff wish you would stop
by, say hello, and see what's new
at the library.


Offers a "Parenting


After Divo
Gulf County Guidance Clinic,
Inc. will offer a class entitled
"Parenting After Divorce" on
Saturday, October 18. This train-
ing will be held at the clinic from
9:00 a.m. until noon, and is
designed to examine how parents
can help themselves and their
-children overcome the pain and
disruption of divorce.
Typical feelings, talking with
your child about divorce, develop-
mental issues, visitation and
behavior concerns will all be top-
ics of discussion. Professional
counselors from the clinic will
conduct this three-hour Saturday
workshop. '
Interested parents are asked
to call 227-1145, and ask for the


Becky Lynn Wells
William L. Dunigan, Jr.


To Wed Saturday


Carlton and Marion Wells of,
Bonifay are pleased to announce
the approaching wedding of their,
daughter, Becky Lynn Wells, to'
William L. Dunigan, Jr., son of
William L. Sr. and Dora Dunigan,
of White City.
Bill and Becky and her two
-daughters, Jennifer and Katlyn
Parrott reside in Panama City.
The wedding will take place
on Saturday, October 18 at 2:30
p.m., CT, at the St. Andrews;

Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous group
meetings are held every Thursday
night, beginning at 8:00 p.m., in
North Port St. Joe at the,
Washington Recreation Site in the
room adjacent to the gym. These
are open ineetings and the public,
is welcome to attend.


Baptist Church, on Michigan
Avenue in Panama City.
All friends and relatives are
invited to attend.

Apalachicola's
Historical Society
The Thursday, October 23rd
meeting of the Apalachicola
Historical Society will feature
Barbara Mattick of the Florida
Department of State, Division of
Historical Resources. The gather-
ing's topic of discussion. "The
National Register Revisited". will
include a slide presentation.
Everyone is encouraged to
join them for this relevant and
stimulating program in Apalachi-
cola at the Carriage House (at the
rear of the Rane% House) at 7:30
p.m. Refreshments will be served.;


Homecoming at
the Beach Oct. 26
The First United Methodist,
Church of Mexico Beach is having
a "Homecoming" onr October 26.
Everyone is invited to attend and
enjoy a day of fun, fellowship,
music and Worship.
The day will begin with the 9,
a.m. worship service, followed by
dinner (covered dish, with meat
supplied by the church) at 11:30,
a.m.
The day will conclude with
singing and fellowship, Including
a concert by Neysa Wilkins at
about 1 p.m. The guest speaker at
"Homecoming" will be, Rev.: Si
Mathison.
Please share the news of
homecoming with your friends
and neighbors, and let them know
also that they are welcome. For
additional information, please call
Rev. Ted Lovelace at 648-8820 or
648-4424.


If YOU See News Happteini'g .

Call The Star at 227-1278



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Butterfly Plants :
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Sweet and Tart Kumquat, Grapefruit (cold tolerant
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)rce" Class
"Parenting After Divorce" course.
Advance registration is required.
A nominal fee will be charged, and
a booklet will be provided.


In Loving Memory
of Jimmy QGifert
Our small community cried out
today, when od called one of our
loved ones home to stay.
Mr. Jimmy was to me a man of wis-
dom, who had the knowledge and
strength of a hero, that would
brighten andsave any ay.
M-is appearance was of Conway
Twitty, I use to say, his soul was of
purest love, if he touched you and
your like, you know you were coved-
As to me as a hifd he used to say
you loofklikr Boy George, that was
my nickname, in my first mafy-up
uie'aring ,lay. I wouldjust laugh
and run on to play.
'We'f have our memories and they'll
puff us through. Mr. Jimmy sure
wouldn't want us to. be blue.
We need to thank Godforgiving
him to us for the, time we had, yes
his death is sad to say the feast, but
he's in heaven and he's at peace!
IDeepest sympathy
'Written by: yotanda Herring
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In the photo above, BSJCC
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Bowen is shown congratulat-
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Kindness Rewarded
Staff members of Bay St.
Jos@ph Care Center recently paid
tribute to a very exceptional resi-
dent. Floyd Thomas was present-
ed with a new watch in apprecia-
tion for all his help and kindness
,given to other residents. Mr.
Thomas routinely goes out of his
way to assist and care for many of
the senior residents.

Garden Clubbers'
Cookbook On Sale
The Port St. Joe Garden Club
has published a cookbook
(recipes from the members). They
are now on sale from any club
member for only $10.00. The
books promise to make a great
Christmas gift for a friend or loved
one.
The proceeds from the cook-
books will help to defray the cost
of the upkeep of the club's build-
ing and the beautification of the
grounds on Eighth Street.


This column is provided as a service ol the Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc. a professional counseling
and mental health center. It is not intended to replace psychological counseling or treatment services.


Caitlyn Nicole Thursbay
Caitlyn is, Three
Caitlyn Nicole Thursbay cele-
brated her third birthday Friday.
September 26th with a ballerina
Barbie party with many family
members and friends.
Caitlyn is the daughter of
-William and Teresa Thursbay of
Port St. Joe. She is' the grand-
daughter of Ernest and Donna
Thursday of Port St. Joe and
Ralph and Cathey Hobbs of
Mexico Beach.
She is the great-granddaugh-
ter of Mary Mann of Port St. Joe,
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Parker of
Mexico Beach; Ernestine
Thursday and the late Wilmer
Thursday of Panama City, Frank
Williams of Columbia, South
Carolina, and Helen Williams of
Irmo, South Carolina.


Aiisae
YoLfre i godLhnds


Dear Counselor:
Lately, I've been barely mak-
ing it. It's hard for me to get up in;,
the morning, even though I go to.
bed early. I don't sleep well, and
I'm always tired. Nothing seems ;
like fun anymore. The house stays
junked up because I don't feel like
cleaning it.
I I-ive alone, but that's never
been a problem before and I don't'
think it is now. I'm really begin-'
ning to worry, sinceI've always
been an acUve person before. Got
any suggestions?
Worn Out in Wewa
Dear Worn Out,
I'm sure everyone has felt
down for a few days in their lives,
I know I have. It's when that
"worn out" feeling lingers on that
it becomes of concern.
First of all, when was the last
time you had a medical check-up?
A health problem maybe causing:
your lethargy. Are you taking your'
vitamins and eating nutritious,
meals?
Second, what are you doing
for fun? Do you visit with family
and friends often? Do you partici-
pate in exercise or other activities,


that require physical exertion?
Third, has anything unusual
happened to you lately? Have you
lost or gained a job, had a change
in a major relationship (marriage
or divorce), or had a major illness
or death among your family or
friends?
If so, you may be experiencing
an adjustment reaction or mild
depression. I suggest you get a
health clearance first, and discuss
with your physician, how you are
feeling. If he or she feels like you
might benefit from counseling to
help you deal with this worn' out
feeling, the Gulf County Guidance
Clinic in Port St. Joe can help.
Give us a call.
Gloria Dumas, M.S., S.S.P.
Note: Please address your ques-
tioins and comments to:
Dear Counselor, 311 Williams
Avenue, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Names and addresses are option-
al and will remain confidential.
Letters may be edited for length.
Urgent, inquiries and requests
for professional counseling
should be directed by phone to
227-1145.


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'97 Rock-A-Thon
The annual Rock-A-Thon will
be held in Port St. Joe at the new
center on Friday, October 17th.
After arranging pledges from the
community, the seniors shown in
the adjacent photo will be raising
funds to help pay for the meals
program by participating in the
event.
: A similar Rock-A-Thon will be
held in Wewahitchka on Friday,
October 24th featuring seniors
from northern Gulf County.
As always, the Gulf County
Senior Citizens Association sin-
cerely appreciates the great sup-
port--past and present!

In the photo to the left are
Rock-A-Thon participants
Helen Smith, Susie Williams,
Cleo Bess, Richard Yeagley,
Lois Bailey, Annie Dawson and
Ruth Dumas. Not shown are
rockers Mary Holland and
Barbara Yeagley.


Wewahitchka Women's Club


Meets; Make Plans for Events


The regular meeting of the
Wewahitchka Woman's Club took
place on Wednesday, October 8th
in the Gulf Coast Cooperative
lounge. Ruth Hall presided over
the meeting for the 19 members
and two guests in attendance.
Prior to the business meeting,
Ben Lanier, assisted by his wife
Glynnis, spoke to the group on
his role as a local beekeeper. Ben
related how his grandfather, L. L.
Lanier, came to Wewahitchka 100
years ago to set up the beekeeping
enterprise which harvests nectar
from the rare tupelo gum that
grows- along -the banks of the
Apalachicola River. The business
later passed to Ben's father.
Lavernor, who has now stepped
aside for Ben to take over.
A lively question and answer
session was the focus for the pro-
gram. Much interest was sparked
from members having seen the
movie "Ulee's Gold" which was
filmed in this area. Ben described
the difficulties in making tupelo
honey-the importance of timing
in beginning the extraction
process and the dangers posed to
the bees by mites.
Following the program, plans
were discussed for the Christmas
Bazaar to be held at Lake Alice
Park on December 6th. Also, it
j' was voted to send letters of
request to Serator Pat Thomas
and Representative Jamey
Westbrook asking for state funds
to build a new public health facil-
ity'in Port St. Joe. Members will
work to get an upgrading of the
facility in Wewahitchka.
Samples of the Woman's Club
new holiday cookbook, "Goodies




Burke B. Scisson
Burke Briggs Scisson, 84, of
Tallahassee, died Sunday,
October 12 in Tallahassee. A
native of Bisco. Arkansas. he had
lived in Tallahassee since 1962.
He was a member of Trinity
United Methodist Church.
He served with the United
States Marine Corps from 1941-
45 and was discharged with the
rank of Major.
He was principal of
Blountstown High School from
1946-49, and of Port St. Joe High
School from 1949-51, and he was
General Supervisor for/the Gulf
County School District from
1951-62.
He began his service with the
State Department of Education in
Tallahassee from 1962 until he
retired in 1980. He received a BA
degree from the University of
Arkansas, MA from Vanderbilt
University and his Doctorate from
Florida State University.
He was a member of the
Tallahassee Rotary Club, Masonic
Lodge, Scottish Rite, Marzuq
Masonic Temple and Phi Delta
Kappa. He was also.the president
of the National Association of
State Supervisors and Directors
of Secondary Education.
He is survived by a son,
Edward Scisson of Tallahassee; a
daughter, Ellen Paul of Winter
Springs; two grandsons, Brent
Paul and Brad Paul of Winter
Springs; and two brothers,
Eugene Scisson of West Helena,
Arkansas and James P. Scisson of
Lewisburg, Ohio.
Services were held at 10:00
a.m. Wednesday, October 15 at
Trinity United Methodist Church
in Tallahassee, with burial at
Roselawn Cemetery in Tallahas-
see.
Memorial contributions may
be made to the American Cancer
Society, 241 John Knox Road,
Suite 100, Tallahassee, FL 32303
or the American Heart Associa-
tion, 1304 E. 4th Avenue,
Tallahassee, FL 32303.
a Culley's MeadowWood Funer-
al Home of Tallahassee was in
charge of all arrangements.


for Christmas", were on display.
These cookbooks, at $2.50 each
will be on sale in several busi-
nesses .in the county during the
Christmas season.
Club members agreed to
again help children make decora-


tions for the community christ-
mas tree: at the old courthouse on
December 13th. \
After the meeting adjourned,
Madge Semmes, Pat Stripling and
Martha Lanier 'served refresh-
ments.


Mexico Beach AARP


The Mexico Beach chapter of
AARP will hold their regular
monthly meeting on October 17th
at 1:00 p.m., CT, at the Mexico
Beach Civic Center (formerly the
Chamber of Commierce building).
The main speaker will be
Norma Hubbard, a successful.
Southern writer, whose works
include "The Archbishop's
Daughter", three short stories,
her latest novel "The Haunting of

Guidance Clinic
Board to Meet
The Board of Directors of the
Gulf County Guidance Clinic, Inc.
will hold its regularly scheduled
meeting on Tuesday, October 21,
at 12:00 noon (Eastern). The
meeting will be held at the Gulf
County' Guidance Clinic,, Inc.
Wellness Center-in-PortSt-'Joe.


"Wall of Honor"
Awards Names
The Norris D. Langston Youth
Scholarship Foundation will pre-
sent its first four "Wall of Honor"
Awards on Saturday, October 18.
The awards will be presented dur-
ing the dinner and educational
program, which begins at 6:00
p.m., to be held at .Washington
Recreation Center in Port St. Joe.
The four awards given postu-
mously to Martha Ward-Freeman.
Gloria J. Fennell-Griffin, Terry
Parrish and Archie L. Shackel-
ford.
The community Is encouraged '
to attend at no charge.


Toys for Totsi
Franklin Work Camp employ-
ees' "Toys for Tots" program is
requesting donations of new, used
or repairable bicycles. These bic.y-
cles will be given to needy chil- ,
dren at Christmas.
Contact Marjorie Peters at
229-8330 in Port St. Joe or Vickie
Stokes at the Beaches after 6:00
p.m..


Willowwynn. She is presently
working on a four-part historical
novel, which spans over a hun-
dred years and is set in New
Orleans.
All members are urged to
attend and to bring a guest to
hear a very informative speech.

Scallop Cook
Book Available
The 1997 Scallop Festival was
a resounding success, and you
can still satisfy your taste buds
with shellfish the St. Joe Bay way.
The 1997 Scallop Festival at
St. Joseph Bay Cook Book is avail-
able at the Gulf County Chamber.
of Commerce and at the Antique
Mall in the Port Theatre.
Proceeds from the sale of the
cookbook benefit Friends of the'
St. Joe L library, 'Gulf County'
Chamber of Commerce (for next
year's Scallop Festival) and the St.
Joe Bay Writers Group (to cover
the costs of future writing con-
tests).
For more information, contact
the Gulf County Chamber, of
Commerce at 227-1223. To learn
more about the St. Joe Bay
Writers Group, contact Jim
Newton at 229-9123.

Ladies Look
At What's FREE!
The Gulf County "Health
Department is happy to again
offer FREE breast exams and pap
smears for women during 'the
month of October in both Port St.
'Joe and Wewahitchka.
The Port St. Joe clinic will
schedule screenings from 9 a.m.
until 4 p.m. (ET) on October
28th. Please call 227-1276 for an
appointment.
The Wewahitchka clinic will
schedule screenings from 9 a.m.
until 4 p.m. (CT) on October 21st
and 24th. Please call 639-2644
for an appointment.


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Forehand is Basic
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On September 25, Pvt. David
Philip Forehand graduated basic
training at', the' United States
Army Field Artillery Training
Center in Fort Sill, Oklahoma as
an honor graduate.
Pvt. Forehand was in the
Delta Battery 1/40. 4th Pit.
Bulldogs. He is presently at Fort
Knox, Kentucky continuing his
schooling with the United States
Army.
Forehand is the son of D. W.
and JoAnn Forehand of Wewa-
hitchka. He is a 1993 graduate of
Wewahitchka High School.


VFW Auxiliary Toy
Fair/Holiday Bake
Sale Plans Told
In today's economy and the
daily struggle for many young
couples raising a family, the
ladies of V.F.W. Auxiliary #8285
in Wewahitchka feel that they can
benefit the community in two
ways-with a toy fair and bake
sale for the holiday seasons.
They play to have toys that
are in good condition that can be
used for Christmas gifts and
stocking stuffers at bargain
prices. They will also offer baked
goods to freeze for use later dur-
ing the holidays.
The fair and sale will be a
fundraiser that will benefit the
auxiliary's many holiday projects
in the community.
Please mark your calendar
now for the "Toy Fair and Holiday
Bake Sale" to be held on
November 15th from 9 a.m. until
1 p.m. (CT) at the Wewahitchka
Community Center.
Also at the event, the ladies
will offer a concession stand with


coffee and goodies to enjoy while
you shop for some great bargains
in toys and select your baked
goods. '
If you have toys that you
would like to donate to the pro-
ject, please call Ann Mainn
(President) at 639-2443, Kathryn
Outlaw (Sr. Vice President) at
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Spanish Mackerel


in Plentiful Supply


Good news On November 1,
Florida fishermen will begin har-
vesting Spanish mackerel in large
quantities. So now is the time to
serve this delicious fish. Broiled,
smoked, steamed, poached or
fried Spanish mackerel is a taste
treat
In late summer and early fall
Spanish mackerel migrate south-
ward to spend the winter and
early spring along Florida's south-
ern coast. This slender, graceful
fish is dark blue and pales to an
almost silver color on the belly.
The yellow spots dotted along the
sides reminded early Spaniards of
gold doubloons.
For more information on
Spanish mackerel and how to
serve it, write for a free copy of a
fact sheet. Send a self-addressed,
stamped business-size envelope
to Bob Crawford, Department of
Agriculture and Consumer'
Services, Bureau of Seafood and
Aquaculture, 2051 East Dirac
Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310-.
3760 or e-mail to
seafood@ doacs.state.fl.us.
Smoked Roquefort Log
1 1/2 cups smoked, flaked
Spanish mackerel'
2 3-ounce packages cream
cheese, softened
2 ounces Roquefort cheese,
c, 'rumbled
2 tablespoons finely chopped cel-
ery
1 tablespoon minced onion
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup chopped pecans -
2 tablespoons chopped fresh
parsley
assorted crackers
Combine fish, cream cheese,
Roquefort cheese, celery, onion,
hot pepper sauce and cayenne
pepper:,mix thoroughly. Chill for
several hours. Combine pecans
and parsley. Shape fish mixture
into a log and roll in nut mixture.
Serve with crackers. Yield:
approximately 1 2/3 cups spread.
Per 2-tablespoon serving: Calories
70, Calories from fat 50, Total fat 6g,
Saturated fat 2.5g, Cholesterol 15g,
Total carbohydrate ig, Protein 5g
Smoked Fish
1 gallon water
I cup salt

PSJHS Project Grad,
foBmmittee Meetings
Port St. Joe High School's
Project Graduation Committee
1998 will be meeting in the
school's Commons Area every
Monday evening at 7:00 p.m.
Parents of all seniors are
encouraged to attend and partici-
pate in this worthwhile project.
Plans for finalizing the giant raffle
will be discussed, along with
future fundraising plans. Please
plan to be a part of Project
Graduation 1998.

Srs. to Conduct
Wewa Outreach
.-The: Gulf County Senior
Citizens Association will be con-
ducting "Outreach" in Wewahitch-
ka at David Rich's IGA on October
23rd from 10.00 a.m. until 11:00
p.m.'They will be talking to people
60 and over to Inform them of the,
services, provided by the Gulf
County:Senior Citizens.




NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID #9798-02r
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
will receive sealed bids from any person, company
or corporation Interested In contracting with Gulf
County to provide a ground water monitoring plan
and a financial assurance plan for Wetappo C&D
Landfill. Work performed shall be in compliance
with Chapter 62-701, Florida Administrative Code.
Questions regarding this bid should be directed to
the Gulf County Solid Waste.Department. 1001
Tenth Street. Port St Joe, FL 32456. Telephone:
850-227-3696. Fax: 850-227-1185.
Delivery date must be specified.
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
Time, on October 28, 1997, at the Office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court, Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street' Room 148, Port St.
Joe. FL 32456. Telephone: 850-229-6113.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: Warren J. Yeager, Jr., Chairman
2tc, October 16 and 23, 1997.
PUBLIC NOTICE
The Highland View Water Board will hold a public
hearing on Tuesday, October 28, 1997 at 5:45
p.m., E.T. to consider adoption of an ordinance
with the following title:
AN ORDINANCE PROMULGATING THE
RATES TO BE CHARGED FOR USE OF
THE GULF COUNTY WATERWORKS
SYSTEM IN THE AREA KNOWN AS
HIGHLAND VIEW; OUTLINING MEANS
OF ENFORCING PAYMENT FOR
WATER SERVICE; PROMULGATING
REgUIREMENTS FOR CONNECTION
TO THE GULF COUNTY WATERWORKS
SYSTEM IN THE AREA KNOWN AS
HIGHLAND VIEW; PROHIBITING FREE
WATER SERVICE; REPEALING ANY.
ORDINANCE IN CONFLICT; PROVID-
ING FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION: .,
PROVIDING FOR ENACTMENT BY ,
EMERGENCY PROCEDURE; AND PRO-


VIDING EFFECTIVE DATE.
A copy of the proposed ordinance is on file In the
Office of the, Clerk, of- Circuit Court, 1000 5th
Street, R.:.om I 48. Por SL Joe. FL 32456.
WARREN J. YEAGER, JR.
CHAIRMAN
ATTEST:
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK
2tc, October 16 and 23, 1997.


2 pounds Spanish mackerel, but-
terfly fillets
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Combine water and salt; stir
until salt is dissolved. Marinate
fish in brine for 30 minutes in
refrigerator. Remove fish from
brine and pat dry.
To smoke fish: Soak one
pound of hickory or other hard
wood chips in two quarts of water
for at least five hours. Use a hood-
ed or covered electric, gas or char-
coal grill. Use less charcoal for
smoking than you use for normal
grilling.
Cover charcoal or ceramic
briquets with 1/3 of the wet
chips. The wet chips maintain a
low temperature and provide
smoke which flavors the fish..
Place fish on a well-oiled grill,
skin side down, about four to six
inches from the coals. Baste well
with oil. before and during cook-
ing. Close hood and smoke fish
for one hour at 150 to 175
degrees F or for 30 minutes at
200 degrees F.
Add remaining wet chips as
needed to keep fire smoking. Fish
is done when it flakes easily with
a fork. Yield: 6 servings.
Per) serving: Calories 390, Calories
fromfat 270, Totalfat 30g, Saturated
fat 6g, Cholesterol 95mg, Total carbo-
hydrate og,.Protein 27g.
Heavenly Broiled Spanish
Mackerel
2 pounds Spanish mackerel fillets
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 margarine or butter, softened.
3 tablespoons mayonnaise or
salad dressing
3 tablespoons chopped green
onions
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
Place fillets in a single layei
on a well-oiled broiler pan. Brush
fillets with lemon juice and let
stand in refrigerator for 10 min-
utes. Combine remaining ingredi-
ents and set aside.
SBroil fillets about four inches
from source of heat for six to eight
minutes or until fish flakes easily.
Remove from heat and spread
with cheese mixture. Broil two to
three minutes or until lightly
browned. Yield: 6 servings.
Per serving: Calories 360, Calories
from fat 210, Total fat 23g, Saturated
fat 7g,.Cholesterol 125mg, Total car-
bohydrate 19, Protein 34g.

Men, Women's Day
The Starlight Band members
of New Bethel Baptist Church will
be hosting a "Halloween Carnival"
at the church on I Saturday,
October 18th from 10 a.m. until 3
p.m.
They invite everyone to join
them for many games, food and
much more!


Small Business Seminar


Tuesday At Gulf's Library
Gulf Coast Community Col- Reservations may be made by
lege's Small Business Develop- paying a $15.00 registration fee
ment Center will offer a seminar in advance at the Port St. Joe-
entitled, "Accounting and Record- Gulf County Chamber of Com-
keeping for Small Businesses," on merce. For additional information
Tuesday, October 28 from 6:00- call the Gulf County Chamber of
9:00 p.m. at the Port St. Joe/Gulf Commerce at 850-227-1223.


County Public Library. The in-
structor for this class will be Wil-
liam Steiner, a local Certified
Public Accountant.
Prospective entrepreneurs
and existing business owners will
learn about the basic require-
ments and appropriate methods
of recordkeeping in a small bu-
sinsess. Topics include record-
keeping, tax reporting require-
ments, employee expenses, and
monthly income statements.


Wewa S&R Meets
Wewahitchka Search and
Rescue members will meet the
third Tuesday of every month at
6:00 p.m., CT, at the Community
Building in WeWa.
The next scheduled meeting
will be October 21st. For more
information call 63914161 (after 6
p.m., CT), 639-2182 or 639-3373.


Frazier Hangs Up His Hard Hat!
W. F. Frazier (left) retired recently from Florida Coast Paper
Company, L.L.C. where he had been employed for 30 and 1/2
years. Mr. Frazier was a Chip Operator in the Woodyard
Department. Mike White, Woodyard Superintendent, is shown
presenting Mr. Frazier his first retirement check.


Seminole Club
Tailgate Party
The Gulf Coast Seminole Club
will hold its-first ever tailgate
party when the 'Noles host
Georgia Tech on October 18th at
Silver Chief Parking Lot #5
(across street from girl's softball
field, toward Jackson Bluff on
Stadium Drive' under the pine
trees). Look for the Gulf Coast
Seminole banner. Maps are avail-
able at Pic's Food Store or Preble-
Rish.
Food is in the plans (bring.
your own and/or some to share).
There will be great, times and fel-
lowship for sure when this group
gets together. The fun starts at
noon.
For more information on the
tailgate party or how to join the
Gulf Coast Seminole Club, con-
tact Kenny Wood, president, at
647-8384.
The next scheduled gathering
will be a big screen T.V. party at
Butler's for the Seminole/Gator,
game on November 22..


Dog Hunters Assn.
Announces Meeting
,President-Wallace Guillot has.
announced that there will be a'"
meeting of the Gulf County Dog
Hunters Association on Thursday,
October 23rd, beginning at 7
p.m., ET, at the White City Fire
Station.
Association members attend-
ing will be issued their decals
(included in membership fees)
which have just been received.
The caps and vehicle tags will also
be available, for a small fee.


$1000 REWARD

for information leading to the arrest and

conviction of the person or persons who

maliciously damaged one of our cabins

between October 1 and October 13.

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The youth of Zion Fair Baptist
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annual Youth Day, on Sunday,
October 26th.
The morning service will
begin at 11:00 a.m. and evening
service commences at 6:00 p.m.
i Rev. Frank Jones, pastor, and
co-chairpersons Sis. Aiyana
Jefferson and Bro. Cheskia Gant
with the congregation cordially
invite everyone to attend and wor-
ship with them.\


Keyboard Concert
The Ilse Newell Fund for the
Performing Arts will present "A
Potpourri of Keyboards" on
Sunday, October 26 at 4:00 p.m.
at Trinity Episcopal Church in
Apalachicola.
The concert will feature Dr. R.
Bedford Watkins performing on
clavichord, harpsichord, piano
and organ:.
An admission of $2 for adults
and $1 for children will be asked
at the door. All children under 12
should be in the company of an
adult.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1997 PAGE 7A


Lady Gators Defeat Lady Sharks in Three


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Varsity Lady Gators: (Left to right standing) Aimee Pridgeon, Rita Dietz, Betty Baudisova, Diana
Taunton, April Branch, Adrian Jackson, Teresa Jackson. (Left to right kneeling) Kristin Jones, Ashley
Lister, Jennifer Barnes, Stephanie Ake, Shalena Freeman, Coach Jan Thornburg.


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Varsity Lady Sharks: (Left to right standing) Tracey Fitzgerald, Evette Gant, Sabina Daniels, Tenelya
Hutchinson, Bonnie Belin. (Left to right kneeling) Rachel McCroan, Nacoa Hogan, Sam Ambrose,
Neikole Royster, Nicole Bellinger, and Mary Harmon.


Port St. Joe Lady Sharks, Sam Ambrose and Neikole Royster team-up for a double block against the
Lady Gator hitter Diana Taunton.


District rivals,. the Lady
Sharks and Lady Gators, battled
for dominance in a three game
match last Thursday evening.
Wewa won the first game 15-6,
with Ashley Lister serving nine of
the Lady Gators 15 points.
Rachel McCroan served two aces
during the first game for the Lady
Sharks.
In the second game, both
teams battled to try to win by
two, with Lady Shark junior
McCroan serving the finishing
point to end the game 18-16.
In the tie-breaker game,
Wewahitchka overpowered Port
St. Joe, winning 15-6. Betty
Baudisova served the last three
points for the Lady Gators.
For the Lady Sharks, Rachel
McCroan served in 10 out of 10
serves, with two aces in game
one. Tracey Fitzgerald and Sam
Ambrose, both juniors, had three
kills each against the Lady
Gators. Setter, Neikole Royster,
had 11 sets for kills throughout
the three game battle. Port St.
Joe had a team total of four
blocks.
PSJ 6 1i8 6
WEWA 15 16 15


Gators Dominate #10 2A Apalachicola Sharks


The Wewahitchka Gators
were just too much for the
Apalachicola Sharks. then ranked
#10 in Class 2A. The Gators held


picked up 28 yards on eight car- They will take the hometown grid-"
ries. Traylor did not complete any iron next week against the
of his four passes. Chattahoochee Yellow Jackets.
Mincy also led the defense Score by Quarters:
.Wewa itchka 6 8, 0 6 20,i
S' Apalachicola 0 0 0 12 12"
STATISTICS
% *' SWEWA APAL
I_ i, First Downs 10 9;
Rushes/Yds. 39/237 28/79
S Passing Yards 0 69
TotaLYards 237 148


The Gators "busted" to the top of the District 4 2A stand-
ings with a 20-12 victory over Apalachicola Friday night.


Apalachicola's fourth quarter rally
to 12 points, and improved to. a
4-2 record on the season and 2-0
in District 4 2A. Wewa's only dis-
trict game left will be against Port
St. Joe on November 14. The
Sharks are currently 1-0 in
District 4 2A and also still have
to play Apalachicola.
Billy Parker, the Gators' tail-
back, put Wewa's first points on
the scoreboard with a three yard
touchdown in the first quarter.
The Gators' extra point attempt
failed, and Wewa led 6-0 at the
end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter, full-
back Ike Mincy broke loose for a
41 yard touchdown run. Billy
Parker ran in the two point con-
version, giving Wewahitchka a
14-0 lead at halftime.
Both teams were held score-
less through .the third quarter.
but in the fourth quarter, Apalach
struck first with a two yard touch-
down run. The Sharks trailed
14-6 after the two point conver-
sion run failed.
Tripp Atchison intercepted a
pass late in the fourth quarter for
the Gators. Atchison's intercep-
tion led to Wewa's final touch-
down of the game, Ike Mincy's five
yard run with 1:23 left in the
game. The Gators' extra point
attempt failed and Wewa extended
its lead to 20-6.
Apalachicola managed to
score one more touchdown on a
32 yard pass to narrow the final
score to 20-12. Apalachicola falls
to 1-1 in District 4 2A play, with
Port St. Joe still on their sched-
ule.
Ike Mincy led the Gators'
offense with 133 yards on 23 car-
ries. Billy Parker had 17 carries
for 74 yards, while Champ Traylor


with 12 tackles and one fumble

recovery. Bernard. Vann followed
with 11 tackles for Wewa, while
Shawn Voyles had eight tackles
and a fumble recovery. Tripp
Atchison had an interception and
a fumble recovery.
"Our kids played real well and
gave a lot of effort," said Coach
Flowers. "Our special teams did a
great job. We didn't allow the big
plays that they have been getting
on returns."
The Gators This Week
The Wewahitchka Gators will
take the night off this Friday with
an "open" date on their schedule.

MWN.


Passes
Fumbles/Lost
Penaldies/Yds
Punts


0/4/0
2/2
5/20
5/20


8/17/1
5/3
2/35
2/33.5'


Parents of PSJMS
The next meeting of the Port
St. Joe Middle School Athletic
Boosters will be held on Tuesday,
October 21st beginning at 6:00
p.m. in Room 312 of the middle
school complex.'


ANOTHER SERVICE OF THE STAR
Have construction or
house repair questions?
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Question: Would siding be more economical than brick
for an older house that I have purchased in
Gulf County?
Answer: Siding would be a good choice for a house
of this kind, and it would be more economi-


Question:


Answer:


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Wewahitchka Junior Varsity
Lady Gators in a three-game
match Thursday night prior to
the varsity match. The third
game ended with the Lady
Sharks coming out on top, 16-
14.
PSJ 15 10 16
WEWA 12 16 14


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peting for the district title.
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PAGE 8A,,-aE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. OCTOBER 16, 1997


Tom Williams Takes Tapper With A 213


Trish Warriner helps Williams, don his championship jacket.


Tom Williams shot a 71
Friday, and a 72 on both
Saturday and Sunday to win the
George G. Tapper invitational held
this past weekend at St. Joseph's
Bay Country Club. The tourna-
ment is held each year as a fund
raiser to benefit Gulf Coast
Community College.
Other winners in the
Championship A flight were Jeff
Worley, second with a 226, and
Jim Looker third with a 230. Clay
Smallwood won the B Division
with a 234, followed by Ad
Dungca with a 241 and Jodian
Branch with a 244.
FLIGHT WINNERS
First flight A division: 1.
Steve Brown 224. 2. Wayne Hicks
231. 3. Johnny Memullen 236. B
division: 1.Mike Todd 255, 2. Bo
Pierce 258, 3. Brad Buzzett 264.
Second flight A division: 1.
Chuck Worley 242, 2. Jim
Harrison 247, 3. Damon Trawick
248. B .division 1. Bob Carey
261, 2. Billy Thompson 262, 3.
Bill Pifer 263.
: Third flight A division: 1.
Steve Rudloff 258,, 2. Craig
Flowers 2670, 3. Chris Jones 264.
B division; T. J. Wright 271, 2.
Mark Edenfleld 274, 3. Bobby-


O'Barr 276.
Fourth flight A division: 1.
Dick Palm 261, 2. Ralph Rish
263, 3. Ed Holly 263. B division:
1. Stuart Shoaf 269, 2. Ben
Sherrill 279, 3. Ed Raneur 285.
Fifth flight A division: 1. Jim
Garner 262, 2. Ken Harrison 272,
3. Ken Weimorts 274. B division:
1. Lee McLemore 275, 2. Nick
Nickson 289, 3. H. Holloway 296.
Sixth flight A division: Ken
Strange 264, 2. Marland Wordell
269, 3. Ed Bond 270. B division:
1. Don Scott 276, b. Don
Jennewein 281, 3. David Player
289.
Seventh flight,- A division: 1.
Richard Stewart p74, 2. Hugh
Steely 280, 3. Wil Smith 281. B
division: 1. Don Clark 289, 2. Bill
Parker 293, 3. Randy Shores 298.
Eighth flight: A division: 1.
Andy Stein 281, 2. Bubba Gander
284, 3. Mark Ellmer 286. B divi-
sion: 1. Dusty May 302, 2. David
Carl Gaskin 311, 3. Gerry Barker
313.
Ninth flight: A division: 1. Will
McLemore 303, 2. Jo Manning
315, 3. Joe Hendrix 319. B flight:
1. A. ,G. Branch 328, 2. John
Mason 329, 3. Al Scheffer 334.


Sharks Outrushed By #1 Eagles


The state's #1 rated Class AA
team, North Florida Christian,
put a damper on the Sharks'
Homecoming festivities Friday
night handing them a 21-0 loss.
"St. Joe actually played
maybe their best game of the sea-
son in many respects," said head
coach Chuck Gannon. "North
Florida Christian has a good foot-
ball team and we just didn't get
anything going offensively," he
said.
North Florida Christian con-
trolled the flow of the game
throughout much of the contest
with their powerful running,
game, grinding out 312 yards on
the ground and maintaining a
decisive time of possession advan-
tage.
The Eagles' first score came

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midway through the first period
after a 14-play drive on their'
opening possession. Their shifty
running back Tony Milton carried
the bulk of the load on the drive,
but fullback Courtney Davenport
provided the score on a three yard
plunge to give NFC a 7-0 lead.
Port St. Joe started the sec-
ond quarter with good field
advantage at North Florida
Christian's 34 yard line, after
stopping the Eagles deep in their
territory and receiving a short
punt effort.
James Daniels caught a
Jarred Patterson pass good for 19
yards to open the Sharks' series.
Runs by Daniels and Tyson
Pittman advanced the ball to the
nine. But, on fourth and four
from the nine, the Eagles' defense
stopped the Sharks short of the
first down.
Midway through the third
quarter, North Florida Christian
took a 14-0 lead after returning a
Port St. Joe IntprcepUon 30 yar,,s
for their second touchdown. -
The Eagles' final score of the
game came early in the fourth
quarter after the Sharks gave up
the ball in good field position
when they failed to convert a
fourth down play.
Late in the game, the Sharks
put together their best offensive
series of the evening, driving the
ball from their own 28 yard line to
the North Florida Christian six
yard line.
A 24 yard pass reception by
Jason Brant and runs of 12 yards
and eight yards by Russell Russ
and Tyson Pittman helped the
Sharks keep the. drive alive.
But a pass interception at the
seven yard line, after the intended
Shark receiver lost his footing on
the play, spoiled the scoring


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attempt.
Defensively
Kyle Adkison led the Sharks
in tackles with 15. Jim Faison
had 11, while, Jason Brant and,
Jermaine Peterson had 10 each.
George Foxworth added nine
tackles.
Rod Chambers, Brant,
Foxworth and Travis Woullard all
made tackles for losses. Kyle
Adkison recovered a fumble and'
Jim Faison was credited with
causing a fumble. Rod Chambers
intercepted an Eagle pass.


.22 Rifle Matches
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
two .22 rimfire rifle matches, a
BR-50 match and a smallbore
metallic match on Saturday
morning, October 18th. Registra-
tion and setup will begin at 8:30
a.m. and the BR-50 match will
start at 9:00.
This" match consists of 50
shots fired within 30 minutes at
bullseye targets set at 50 yards
from the firing line. All shots are
fired from a bench rest with the
rifle supported on sand bags or ai
adjustable rest.
The silhouette match will
begin after the completion of the
BR-50 match. This match con-
sists of 40 shots, flied in the
standing position, at four groups,
of metal targets placed 40 to 100
yards from the shooting line. Ten
shots are fired at each group of
targets and the metal target must
be knocked off its stand to count
as a hit.
These matches are very chal-
lenging and a lot of fun to shoot.
All rifle shooters are invited to go
out and compete. Trophies will be
awarded in each match based on
the number of entries.
Last Saturday, the club held
its monthly hunter pistol metallic
silhouette match and .22 RF
bullseye match. Larry Kent won
the silhouette match and Alan
Wackowski. took second. In the,
bullseye match, John Fadiot fin-Ic
ished first and Ralph Roberts won
second place.
The club holds trap shoots on""
Sunday afternoons starting at,:
2:30 and Thursday evenings
starting at 6:30. Dove season has'
started and some rounds of trap.
shooting will help fill your dove
bag. Also the young hunters will
improve their shooting skills with
some practice.
For additional information
about the club's shooting events
call 229-8421.


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Offensively
Tyson Pittman carried the
ball nine times with 30 yards
rushing, followed by Russell Russ
with four for nine yards and
James Daniels with two for six
yards. Patterson completed eight
of 18 passes for 85 yards with two
interceptions.
Pittman caught three passes
/ for 12 yards; Daniels had one for
20 yards; Brant. one for 24 yards;
and Mario Swan ton, one for 28
yards.
This Week's Action
The Port St. Joe Sharks will
host FAMU High on Friday nighL
Kick-off Is set for 7:30 p.m.. ET.


Score by Quarters:
Port St. Joe 0 0
Blountstown 7 0
STATISTICS
PSJ
First Downs 7
Rushes/Yds. 23/25
Passing Yards 85
Total Yards 110
Passes 18/8/2-
Fumbles/Lost .0/0
Penalties/Yards 7/55,
.Punts 5/36


0 0 0
7 7 21

NFC
15

51/312
38
350
6/2/1
1/1
5/60
2/22


Tyson Pittman (#31) led the
Sharks' offense with three
pass receptions and 30 yards
on the ground.


Wayne Summers (#7) tackles North Florida Christian's run-
ning back Tony Milton (#9) during Friday's football contest. NFC
rushed 312 yards behind Milton's strong running effort.


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left untreated, may threaten
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In a healthy mouth, each
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blood vessels, nerves, lym-
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1997 PAGE 1B


bby Barlow, Robbie Lynn, Robert Combs, John French, Marty Difatta, Malcolm Atwell, Eric Howell and Henry Martin.. -Mill manager Ferrel Allen and operations manager Bill
Antley, check out a sample paper bag made from the mill's
new product.


FCPC Makes First "Paper" I Mill's 60 Year History

Paper Bag-Weight Sheet Rolls Off #1 Machine;Procedures Going Forward t Build Up An Active Export Market for Mill Products
Sle ad.o o wel strtu oteml


The new product starts here at the new headbox, in-
stalled by Florida Coast Paper prior to re-starting the mill's
production recently. The new headbox allows for a broader
range of weights of paper to be produced than the old ma-
chine did. ,


For the first time in nearly 60 product's: performance. Samples
years. the word "paper" in its of the lightweight llnerboard, for
name is a true reflection of the export, have been'sent to poten-
actual product produced at tial customers In Europe for eval-
Florida Coast Paper Company nation, and other potential' mar-
(formerlySt. Joe Paper Company). kets worldwide will also be
explored, Allen stated.
With the start-up of the #1 Anticipate Using Port
paper machine on September K Facilities
10th, Florida Coast expanded its,
product line capability to include In anticipation of future
the production of 65 pound bag export orders, the company is
paper roll stock. Until that day,' making preparations to begin
only lineroard to be fabricated shipping export tonnage through
into cardboard boxes had been docks located at the ml se.
produced at the mill. .Allen noted that the St. Joe
mill was one of the few Stone
This week, Florida Coast Container which had dock facill-
Paper Company General Manager ties and a deep water port so con-
Ferrel Allen announced two new veniently located, making it a nat-
product lines being tested ural for the export market
through trial runs at the mill. He "Within the next few months,
called them "a major step" in posi- we should have a boat tied up at
tioning the mill in' the world paper the mill's dock to export liner-
marketplace. board," he said.
Not only will the use of the
He said, in separate trial runs mill's docks be more cost-effective,
of the mill's 1I paper rhachine ifor export operations, but addi-
lightweight linerboard, fobr export, Mb.nit.nal local jobs through the use
and 65 pound bag paper were of stevedores to load products
produced for customer evalua- onto ships are also expected, he
ton. added.


It's common In the paper
industry to have trial productions
that are sent to customers for
their evaluation and, in some
cases, actual use to Judge the
,: '


He also noted that the foreign
markets for linerboard. used in
the manufacture of corrugated
containers, are very strong.
"There is actually a backlog of
orders for this product at many
mills, so we are entering this mar-
ket at an ideal time," Allen said.
Paper Bag Product
The 65 pound bag paper,
commonly used in the production
of standard grocery bags, has
been sent to the Stone Container
bag plant in Yulee, Florida, as
part of the trial run.
Installation of a new head
box, which regulates the flow of
new pulp as it enters the first
phase of the paper making
process. made the diversification
of product production from the
paper machine possible.
Allen noted bag paper; mar-
kets are also strong in the indus-
try. ,,, ,,.. ,,
"The hew products will help
the mill position Itself in several
important and strong markets
worldwide, which should help
minimize the likelihood of market-
related downtime such as we
experienced earlier this. year,"


Allen said.
He praised the effort of the
mill's employees in both 'prepar-
ing for the trial runs and In the
actual production of these prod-
ucts, "making quality paper, espe-
cially a new product that we have
not produced before, requires a
lot of teamwork, skill and profes-
sionalism. Our employees have
demonstrated all three, and we
are confident these trials will be
viewed favorably by our cus-
tomers," he said.
Good Start-Up
Both Allen and Operations
;Manager Bill Antley commented


Early School
Release Days &
Bus Schedules
The Gulf District School
Board would like to notify parents
and others concerned of its
approval of the following early
release -days: October 20:
December 1; February 16, 1998;
and March 23, 1998.
Buses will follow the schedule
below on'these days (all times are


on how well start-up of the mill
had gone, especially considering
things had set idle for five months
during the recent extended shut-
down.
The #1 paper machine started
up on September 10th followed
about three weeks later by the #2
machine on October 2nd.
Antley said the #1 machine
ran from the third through tenth
day after start-up without a paper
break on the machine, a feat sel-
dom accomplished during normal
operations.
Both machines were produc-
ing quality paper within 24 hours
of start-up, according to Antley.


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HOMECOMING '97!

From Arkansas to Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and various
parts of Florida, alumni traveled to participate in Homecoming NI
Members from the Class of '38, Ruth Moore Connell Braxton, -
Betty Kennington Jackson, Adelaide Hardy Sullivan and Florene r -
Johnson Knighton had planned to participate in the parade, but "
were unable to do so. -
Each decade from 1948 to the present was represented by
their respective classes.
The Class of '48 was represented by Homecoming Queen and ~
Miss St. Joe High Dot Minus Wimberly, head cheerleader Irene
itll;^ ?^fi "'_ ^Wilder Ramsey, and chauffeured by class member Tommy Owens.
Homecoming Queen and Miss St. Joe High Nancy Pridgeon
.' Shuford, football captain, and Mr. St. Joe, High Wayne Taylor,
*along with class members Frantk Fletcher and Melba Armstrong
AV Peak, represented the Class of '58.
lip [ AN Representing the Washington High School Class of '58 were
Eugenia Watts Thomas and Willie Bell Sims, with Annie Hall
Fields and Chester Davis representing the Class of '68.
StThe" Class of '68 was represented by Mr. and Miss St. Joe High
Jim Fensom and Diane Tripo Atchison, Homecoming Queen
Barbara Buzzett Terry and escort Randall Walker, Sportsman
Club Sweetheart Jae, Freida Joines Pate, Student Body Presidet
Larry Cox, and Miss Flame Becky Hendrix.
Senior favorites Diana Sealey and Greg Burkett, along with A
.,, class officers Mary Dell Adkison Lowry, Brenida Rushing Woad, .....
and Linda Rushixig Wright, Junior Miss Teresa Fortner Davis, and
SGary White repfese noted the Clarss of '78.
10s of'The Class of "88 was represented. by Homecoming Queen
S Lasagna Quinn, Miss St. Joe High Holly Russ, Junior Miss Q e
_Melissa Watson Rigsby and Key Club President David Lowery._ oecom ennueen

'Between the parade andc ki-off time the various classes used
this time to enjoy dinner together and plan their reunions for the M on que Fennell
comingyear, o. M oniq.e.enne
co"ngyear. Homecoming Queen '96 Pam Watkins places crown on the
The homeccdmiig game was attended by over 200 aluni and head of her successor. Monique Fennell, during halftime
.-. their guests who enjoyed visiting and renewing old-acquaintances pageantry. k
in the seating area reserved for them in Shark Stadium.



The American Flag and school flag were carried through-
out the parade by a NJROTC color guard.



1`4. N THE FIRS. PACE winner
Sin the float-building- contest
went to the junior class for
their treatment of the theme,
'A Time to Kill'; a depiction of a
realistic 'Eagle' being confront-
ed by a menacing 'Shark',. with
the 'Eagle' back-pedaling from
e 'the 'Shark'.,









the class of '48, grace a convertible in the parade.





















,' .tathe freshman class, which earned second place, It had as its
theme, "Sharks In Black.













float, an entry of the senior class, entitled, "Scream."
....- --At lower right is the float which drew 'honorable men-
tion' and features Brandon Davis as the 'Eagle' and Ricky
Lamberson as the 'Shark', in a boxing match. The float was .
--an entry of the sophomore class.


Jim Fensom and Diane Tripp Atchison, represented the
class of '68. Classes of every 10 years were special guests of
the senior class.


Aaron Bearden, Port St. Joe
High School bandmaster, leads
his charges in one of the many
j. ,Fnumbers they played for the
Homecoming celebration. 'The
.76 "band accompanied several of
the activities.









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Bulldog News

Port St. Joe Elementary School


"Students Of The Week"'
Congratulations to our
"Students of the Week". .. Krystle
Boudreau, Anton Garland, Robert
Martin, Ramon Beard, Danielle
Curry, T. C. Woullard and Molly
Garrett
Bulldog Beat.
The Bulldog Beat, our school
newspaper, is on sale for 25 cents
during break at the school store
and at Ms. Minger's classroom.
School Pictures
Friday, October 17 is the
deadline to purchase school pic-
tures.
Early Dismissal
School will be dismissed early
on Monday, October 20 for teach-,


Wewahitchka

Elementary

News...
By Linda Whitfield


"Spoons"
True to her word, Madge
Semmes and her husband, Hugh.
donated spoons to the WES cafe-
teria so the children could enjoy
meals in bowls. The Senmues are
former school employees. Mr.
Semmes was principal and Mrs.
Semmes was an elementary sci-
ence and math teacher. Thanks.
Brenda Driggers is the Fourth
Grade "Student of the Week"
Linda Lawrence chose the
nine year old daughter of Donna



' i^ PORTo
ST.



Middle

School News


BY LisA CURRY
Some of the longest lasting
school memories are soon to be
made at Port St. Joe Middle
School. The annual fall picture
day Is creeping around the corner.
October 22 is the scheduled day
when the majority of the school
will dress up to say "cheese".
October 20 is an important
date to remember. School will be
dismissed early at 12 noon for
students; the faculty will be work-
ing on the incorporation of the


Sunshine State Standards in their
curriculum areas.
Both volleyball and football
seasons have come to an end. The
Last volleyball match was played
against Carrabelle on October 14.
The middle school football team
will fight its last battle against
Wakulla (today) October 16.
The Sharks and Lady Sharks
have been mostly triumphant
during this season. Committing to
a sport can be difficult while
attending school at the same
time. So, to all the athletes who
"stuck it out"-congratulations!
Joshua Carter and Tessie
Layfield also deserve pats on the
back. They are the "Students of
the Week". You should be proud of
yourselves.
Fall is in the air, and so is the
end of the nine weeks grading
period. Report card pick-up will
be held from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on
October 23rd in the Media Center.
This event is also an appropriate
time to schedule a personal con-
ference, if necessary.
With Halloween coming up,
leisurely parties are being
planned by different school orga-
nizations. The Beta Club will hold
a social for Its members sometime
this month. The Student
Government Association is plan-
ning a Halloween bash featuring
music, dancing, food and fun dur-
ing school. All students are invit-
ed and encouraged to donate cre-:
ative ideas. .. :
PSJMS is looking forward to
these celebrations, but in the
meantime the -student body is
busy working toward secure
grades and learning for the new
nine weeks period.


ers, to spend time working on
Sunshine State Standards.
School Advisory Council
There will be a School
Advisory Council meeting on
Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30 in
the library. Please make plans to
attend.
Kids On The Block
The Panama City Junior
Service League will present a pup-
pet show entitled "Kids on the
Block" on Thursday, October 23
in the auditorium at 11:00 a.m.
Birthday Books
Parents have heard about the
Accelerated Reading program
where students are given points
for books they have read. These
points will "buy" prizes in the


Trading Post.
This year your birthday book
can be an addition to the
Accelerated Reading collection
Mrs. Barrier is adding books tc
the library from the AcceleFateC
Reading list.
The PTO adopted, the
"Birthday Book" concept foui
years ago and encourages all par-
ents to honor their child's birth-
day with a check ($12.95) tc
donate a book in their child's
name. Help us build oil
;Accelerated Reading collection.
Volunteer Spotlight
Our volunteer spotlight foi
the week is on Susan Jecha,
Susan works with Mrs. Jones and
Mrs. Barrier and enjoys doing
things for the school to enhance
the. learning environment for the
children. Her, hobbies include
genealogy, gardening, health anc
fitness, computers, animals and
the environment. We would like tc
thank Susan for her time in mak-
ing our school tlie best
PTO Talent Show
Tryouts for the fourth


through sixth grade "Talent
SShow" will be held on Tuesday,
SNovember 4. Please make sure
you have everything you need
(music, costumes, batons, etc.) to
perform your act. A parent per-
mission form is also required. For
more information, please call Kim
r: ,3mith at,227-1718.,

Report Cards
Report cards will be sent
S home on Friday, October 24. If
r ,' you would like to schedule a par-
ent/teacher conference, please
,call 227-1221.

r, Fall Festival
i Our Fall Festival will take
p lace on Saturday, October 25.
n, tWe are asking every parent to vol-
.. teer some time either before or
,during the Fall Festival. Please
Help us make this the best Fall
1 m'Festival ever!

Susan Duer
S On Tuesday,; October 28,
Susan Duer will present a piano
r concert entitled, "The Young
Mozart" to all of our students....


Gulf ACT Scores


Continue to Rise


and Douglas Pelt as her choice for
"Student of the Week". Brenda
-likes to play outside with her sis-
ters and she also likes to sing. At
school she likes to play with
Krystal Norris and Courtney
McMillion.
Her favorite TV show is
"Sabrina"; her favorite color, "sky
blue"; and her favorite song,
"Down Came A Blackbird". One
day she hopes to visit Hawaii.
Mrs. Lawrence says this about
Brenda--"Brenda is a very hard
"'worker. She is very kind and
thoughtful. She is a pleasure to
teach." Brenda will receive a free
pizza compliments of P.J.'s
Restaurant.
Generation Gap
SAs a special treat, Joe and
Alisa Walker bought tickets to the
James Taylor concert in
Tallahassee. As Mrs. Walker was
sharing this information with
Randy Harper, he said, "Is he the
one who sang, 'Ooooh, I feel
good'?" No, that was James
Brown.
Fall Festival at'WES
If you would like to volunteer
to help out with our Fall Festival.
please call the school at 639-2476
and tell somebody. This Is our
biggest money-maker for the PTO.
and we need some help. It will
start on Friday, October 31 at
12:15 and will go until 2:15. We
have it this way so that every
child may participate.
First lNine Weeks Is History
The first nine weeks ended on
Wednesday, October 15 and the
first report card will go out on
October 23. Even with high-tech
computers, it still takes a while to
get the grades in and averaged.
So, be on the lookout for the
cards.
Technology Committee at WES
Dr. David Bidwell announced
the members of the school's tech-
nology committee and they are:
Chairman Bill Carr, and mem-
bers, Marlene Whitfield, Lori
Price, Diane Atchison, Melanie
Hinote and Karen Minger.
Wee Deliver
Our version of the U. S. Postal
Service is. off and running
smoothly by Esther Taunton and
her students. So write somebody!
Another "Student of the Week"
Joe Walker, fifth and sixth
grade teacher, chose Jade Gaskin,
daughter of Jerry and Sharon
Gaskin, as the "Student of the
Week". Her favorite subject in
school is social studies and she
would like to be a lawyer when
she grows up.
She admires her sister
Crystal who is now a student at
GCCC. Jade said this about her-
self-"In the fourth grade I made
all A's except one B and it was a
93/B. This year I am going to try
for all A's. My favorite activity is
riding my four wheeler." Jade
finds school interesting. She will
receive a large pizza from P.J.'s
Restaurant. Congratulations,
Jadel
WES Library/Media Center
We hear so many negative


S Gulf School District recently '
received a High -School Profile,
Report which is "intended.to pro-
vide objective and accurate sum-
mary information about your
ACT-tested graduating class". The
statistics in the report reflect the
characteristics of students who
took the ACT during their sopho-
more, junior or senior year and
graduated in 1997.
The.five year trend shows an
increase in the number of stu-
dents taking the ACT, a wide vari-
ety of GPA's and courses taken,
and a continuing Increase in com-
posite scores. In 1992-93 the
composite score for Gulf students
was 17.6; '93-'94, 18.5; '94-'95,
18.8; '95-'96, 19.5 and in '96-'97,
19.8. The state average has been,
20.7 for five years.
ACT cautions the district
about comparing Gulfs students
with the state and national norms
for two reasons: 1) The standard
deviation is 4.7 for college-bound
students nationally. This signifies
how spread out the scores are,
and 2) ACT-tested students may
not be representative of all col-
lege-bound seniors. Some may
not take the ACT and some may
attend colleges which do not
require reports from a national
testing service.
The Gulf School District is
proud of the great strides its stu-
dents, teachers and curriculum
have made in five years. The sys-
tem shall continue to promote a
strong curriculum, excellent
teaching and an attitude which


encourages all students to partic-
ipate in college testing.


'97-'98


Shark Talk
By: Jodie Wear


Congratulations to Monique
Fennell for being elected as the
1997 Homecoming Queen.
On Friday, October 17th,
Congressman Allen Boyd will
visit Port St. Joe High School as
guest speaker for Mrs. Turner
and Mr. Belin. The congressman
will teach a class on American
government- in the
Media Center at 9:30
a.m. and all seniors
are invited to attend.
This will be a
unique opportunity
for students to learn 1
first hand about the
duties and responsi- ,.
abilities of our federal
lawmakers. The Gulf
County School
Board, Gulf County


Commissioners and Y VAF'
the city commissioners have
also been invited to attend.
,This past Friday night, the
varsity football team suffered
their third loss of the season'
The Eagles beat the Sharks by a
final score of 21-0. This Friday:
night, the Sharks host FAMU


From the Principal of

Wewahitchka


High School
by Larry A. Mathes


Report Card Open House ...
Parents-we need you! Please
plan to pick up your student's
first nine week report card next
October 23 (Thursday night) from
6 to 7 p.m. at the high school.
When you pick up the report.
you will be asked to fill out a short
needs assessment survey that
gives you a chance to express
your opinions about WHS. We
need your Input to plan for
improvements each year. Please
plan to run by-the survey will
only take-a few minutes to com-
plete.
Some parents will travel to
Carrabelle that night for a junior
varsity football game. If those par-
ents would like, they may fill out
a survey sometime during the day
Friday. We want everyone's ideas.
Change of schedule-the var-


sity Gators will play Chatta-
hoochee here in Wewa instead of
out of town. It's still October 24,
but a contract conflict resulted in
the confusion and the need to
play in Wewa that night.
So change your plans-we
need you at the game in Wewa
that night Remember the Gators
have an open date this Friday-
but go see someone play! Lots of
good teams in the area.
How about those Gatorsl If
you didn't go to Apalachicola, you
missed a good one. The Gators,
underdogs to the high flying
Sharks, bounced the Sharks
20-14, securing no less than a
spot in the play-offs. Now the St.
Joe game takes on extra meaning
as it will be for the district cham-
plonshipl
JV football won easily over


-- The


Band of Gold News
*A special thanks to Arizona
Chemical for their donation of soft
drinks for the band and to the
many volunteers who manned the
concession stand last Friday
night. If you would like to help
with the Band of Gold conces-
sions, please call Cindy Belin at
647-5222.
*All middle and high school
band students are participating in
an Avon fundraiser, taking orders
through October 22nd, with all
the proceeds going to the band
program. If you would like to
order any Avon products, contact
any band student or Cindy Belin.
*The Band of Gold is asking
donations of $1.00 to support the
band program. A drawing will be
held from those making donations
for the chance to win $100 cash.
*For $10.00 you can become
a member of the Band Boosters.
Contact Mitch Bouington (229-,
8252) or Cindy Belin for more
info. Thanks to Kesley and Cathy
Colbert for becoming the latest
members to join.
*The next meeting of the
boosters will be November 3 at 7
p.m. in the band room.


reports on teenagers that it is a
joy to report the hard work and
caring of our student volunteers.
Holly Merritt and Fritz
Stoppelbein are two of our most
efficient and dependable workers.
A special thank you to them.
A crew under the direction of Fritz
Stoppelbein, consisting of Drew
Hall, Hunter Nunnery, Kyle Smit,.
Trampus Andrews, : Brittany
Turner, Jessica Nowell, Candace
Little, Dirk Sylvester and Michael
Holly, just moved all our EAST
books making it much easier for
our "small fry" to locate the book
of their choice.


Many thanks to everyone who
helped with the Harvest Festival
and to those who came to enjoy
the day. Benny Roberts and his
helpers grilled delicious chicken
and the music under the direction
of Michelle Teat was wonderful.
Diane Pitts did a good Job of
coordinating the baked goods and
we appreciate Ruby Farmer help-
ing out her' daughter, Becky
Newsome, with the hot dogs. There
were too many friends, teachers,
parents, and grandparents, to
name, but all their efforts were
much appreciated.
We wish for our teachers a
wonderful weekend retreat at St.
'Simons Island, Georgia, and for
',3our students, a happy holiday on
Friday, October 17.
Next week will be our fall book
sale and this time it will be
Scholastic Book Fairs. Students
will be able to purchase books,
.pencils, stickers, posters, etc.
beginning Monday afternoon,
October 20 in the high school
library.
Plans are underway for' our
annual trip to The Wilds, a
Christian school camp in North
Carolina for students in grades
seven through 12. It is wonderful
experience for every student and is
a part of the regular curriculum at
Faith Christian.
Assemblies are being sched-
uled weekly when possible at Faith
Christian. Here is an article writ-
ten by one of our eleventh grade
students. Nicholas Blake-
"Assemblies Held"
Rev. Chuck Kittrell from Bob.
Jones University came to Faith


Lion's Tale
News Column
Faith Christian School

Christian School on the twenty-
second of September. He pointed
out the advantages of a Christian
college, where students would
enjoy an all-around education for
physical, mental and spiritual
needs. After this, he had a short
messageand a prayer. At the end
of the assembly, students were
encouraged to pick up pamphlets
on Bob Jones University.
On the twenty-ninth of
September, Mr. James Wiley came
and spoke on obedience and the
duties of the Christian 'life. He
spoke to the students about doing
their best. As an example, he
spoke of a young man who had
tried oul for the basketball team in
his school for four years before he
had been elected to the team.
However, he had still done his best
and not given up until his goal was
accomplished.
On the sixth of October, Rev.
John Clenney came and spoke
about Josiah, the reformed king of
Israel. He related this to the
reform that America needs. He
also spoke of the monkey traps in
Africa, where the monkey sticks
his hand in a gourd with a:hole in
it to get banana chips that the' .
hunters leave there. The monkey
won't let go of the chips and there-.
fore cannot get his hand out Then
the tribesman can catch and eat
him. He gave symbolic reference to
the monkey traps that the world
offers.
Faith Christian thanks these
men for their time and interesting
chapel programs. We look forward
to hearing from other pastors and
youth leaders in this area at future
assemblies.


High at 7:30 p.m. Be sure to
%come out and support the
Sharks!
Congratulations to James
Heinemann. Seth Campbell and
C. J. Jones for being the first
students at Port St. Joe High
School to win the Jim Harbin
Award in the mass
communication divi-
sion. Way to go,
guys!
S| Underclassmen
1 school pictures will
be taken Wednes-

Senior portraits will
be taken Thursday,
October 23.
Congratulations
to the junior varsity
'Ja volleyball team as
they won their third match in a
row. They defeated Wewahitch-
ka, Apalachicola and Chipley.
The varsity volleyball team also
beat Apalachicola and Chipley.
Way to go, Lady Sharks!
Good luck to all the Shark
athletes in the upcoming week!


Graceville last Thursday. This
Thursday, they travel to
Carrabelle for a 6:00 paifgame
(the last of their season).
The varsity volleyballers con-
tinue to do well, Vth big wins
over St. Joe anid Bristol (Liberty
County). The district tournament
is two weeks away. Port St Joe
will host Blountstown and Wewa,
October 30-31.
I've been asked by the Gulf
County Guidance Clinic to
announce that they will offer a
class entitled "Parenting After
Divorce" Saturday, October 18.
Call for times if you as a parent
are interested. The phone number
is 227-1145.
Students will receive new
schedules this Thursday morn-
ing. Just think, only nine weeks
to Christmas holidays, including
Thanksgiving, homecoming, etc.
Parents, encourage your student
to dig in and do their best-some
students had some difficulty the
first nine weeks, especially middle
schoolers who had to make the
adjustment from elementary to
more difficult work.
Support your teachers-they
need your help! We all must work
hard to improve test scores.


Project Grad

'98 Giveaway
Port St. Joe High School's
"Project Graduation 1998" will be
accepting donations at each of the
remaining home football games
this season for a giant giveaway to
benefit their efforts. Three fabu-
lous prizes have been donated for
this event and will be given away
at the St. Joe vs. Apalachicola
game, the last home game of the
season.
The prizes offered are a
Zenith giant screen 35" color T.V.,
a deluxe charbroil outdoor gas
grill, and a $100.00 cash prize..
The value of these prizes totals
over $1700.00.
A donation of $5 will earn you
a chance to take home one of
these great prizes. Donations can
be made at the front gate of any
home game or to any student in
the 1998 senior class. Your help
in supporting this worthwhile
project is very much appreciated.


Gulf County Schools
Lunch Menu
OCTOBER 20 24

MON-Breaded Fish, Cole
Slaw, Baked Beans, Bread,
Milk and Dessert.
TUES-Beef Stew, Fruit Cup,
Broccoli with Cheese,
Crackers, Milk and Cake.
WEDS-Manager's Choice,
Fruit, Vegetable, Bread, Milk
and Cookie.
THURS--Country Fried Steak
,or Meatloaf, Turnip Greens,
Mashed Potatoes, Cornbread
and Milk:
FRI-Cheeseb urc h
Fries', Milk and 0C %ir










PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1997

MEDITATIONS OF A

By LOWELL F. ADAMS .

Lost vs. Saved
What's the difference?
"Many walk.. whose end
is destruction.. who mind
earthly things."
Philippians 3:18-19

CTHE BIBLE is full of declarations of the lostness of
humanity. The Old Testament is well-supplied with prophecies
of the coming of Jesus, who would be the Savior of these lost
souls. The New Testament tells of His birth, His life, His
ministry, and His sacrificial death for humanity's sins. In other
words, Jesus is the Heart of the Bible, God's eternal Truth.
In the 14th chapter of the Gospel of John, Jesus assures His
apostles He is the Savior, and no one would ever see heaven and
the Holy Father without His help. During those days many
people saw the power of Jesus, watching as He performed
miracles that had never been seen before, and yet some walked
away in disbelief. IE John 5:39-40 Jesus said toso6me of these.
disbelievers, "Search the Scriptures; for in them you think you
have eternal life; and,they are they which testify of me. And you
will not come to me that you might have life."
There are many people who, live a "good" life and see no
need to become a believer and follower of Jesus. Some say "I
am just as good as any of those people down there at that
church!" No doubt they probably are just as good, but people
are not saved because they are "good." Salvation comes from
accepting God's plan of redemption, Jesus Christ, His Son.
In Ephesians Chapter 2, verse 8, The Word says "By
Grace. are you saved through FAITH; and that not of
yourselves: it is THE GIFT of God."
Jesus often used parables to convey His Truth to listeners.
Let me try one: A group of people are on a small boat way out,
in the Gulf fishing. They dor't have life preservers, and the
water is awfully rough. The boat begins to take on water and is
about to sink. The shore is tob far away for swimming, and the
water is too rough anyway. Just before the little craft sinks, a
large boat comes alongside and offers salvation from their.
certain disaster. A few of those doomed fishermen climb'
thankfully aboard the rescue vessel, but some of them refuse,
saying, "I don't believe that man can save us. You can believe
him if you vwaS 'm..a good navigator, and I'll just take my
chances without him'" Tragically, many people, say that about
Jesus' offer of rescue from a much more terrible disaster.


Thompson Temple
Hosts Youth and
iYoung Adult Day,
Everyone is cordially invited
to attend the Annual Youth and
Young Adult Day observance of
Thompson Temple First Born
Church of the Living God on
Sunday, October 26th. beginning
at 11:30 a.m.
The theme of the service is
-Repent for the Kingdom of
Heaven Is at Hand". The guest
speaker will be Deaconess
Jennifer Bailey and the guest
choir will be the New Bethel
Baptist Youth and Young Adult
Choir.
Church pastor, Jr. Bishop


Frank Hogan, Jr., and youth pas-
tor., Elder Charles Gathers
encourage everyone to join the
congregation for this service.
Conference 1997
Plans Announced
New Covenant Missionary
World Outreach Center' will be
hosting -Conference 1997"
October 25th through 31st.
Among other anointed men
and women, will be guests
Bishop, Pastor Rudolph of
Chester, New York and Dr. Calvin
Ellison of North Carolina. The
church is located at 252 Avenue E
in Port St. Joe.
Everyone is invited to attend.
You may call the church at 229-
8137 for more details.


F first Baptist Church
102 THIRD STREET *'PORT ST. JOE
J 1Dennis Pledger Buddy Caswell
i Interim. Pastor Minister of Music & Youth
Worship Service ... .............. 8:30 am
Sunday School .. . . . 9:45 am
Worship Service . . . . ... 1:00 am
|Disciple Training. .. .... 6:00 pm
Evening Worship .......... ;.. 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ............7:00 pm
- "THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" j


r first United fethodiistf Church,
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Morning Church ..... ................ ........9:00 a.m. CT
Children's Church ................ .......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


Mixon Will Speak

On Laity Sunday


Gov. Wayne Mixon will be the
guest speaker at the Laity Sunday:
service at the First United .
Methodist Church on Sunday,'
October 19.
Others who will take part in"
this 11:00 a.m. morning worship
will be Martha Sanborn, Stuart.
Shoaf, Leonard Costin, Cindy ;j


,Belin and Billy Joe Rish.
Gov. Mixon will tell of his
,travels to Greece and relate as he
'"retraced the steps of Apostle Paul.
The community is welcome to
join the congregation at First
United Methodist Church Sunday
as they welcome our former Gov.
Mixon.


Day of

Victory


At 5:00 p.m. at the
Port St. Joe High School
football stadium Chris-
S____ tians of our community
Oliver F. Taylor proclaimed a "Day *of
Visitation Minister, First Victory". Laity and clergy
United Methodist Church joined hands and hearts.
In Jeremiah 29:11 we find, "For I know the
plans I have for you, says the Lord, 'plans for
welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and
a hope." God has blessed us in the past, and He
will continue to be with us in the future.
Most of us are comfortable with the past, and
want to hold on to the "'good old days." However,
this is a time of testing our faith. We need to
hold on to our faith in God. God will give us a
future and a hope as He promised the people in
Jeremiah's day. It will not be those things of the
past. After a time of transition I believe God has
greater things for us.
Our closing hymn at the service was
"Because He Lives." The first line of the chorus
of the hymn is "Because He lives I can face
tomorrow." 'Christians can face every tomorrow
with Jesus as our Saviour. "


Mark Glad Tidings

Homecomin g Sunday


Pastor Neal and his wife,
Sandy Miller, Youth Pastor Mike
and his wife, Diane Masse, and
the congregation of Glad Tidings
Assembly of God, would like to
extend to everyone an invitation'
to join them for their homecoming
festivities on Sunday, October. 19.
The morning worship service
begins at 10:30 (ClT),
The guest minister will be
Rev. Claude Grinslade. Following
the service they will be having a

Community

Gospel Sing
Beach Baptist Chapel will be
hosting the Community Gospel
Sing on October 25. The sing will
begin at 6 p.m., ET.
"Celebration" will begin the
sing and will be followed by
singers and groups from through-
out the area. ,
Following the sing, there will
be a time of fellowship and finger
foods will be available. Everyone,
is invited and welcome to partici-
pate. Attend and enjoy the fun
and make a joyful noise unto the
Lord.


For more information about
the sing, please call Pastor David
Nichols at 647-5026.,


Thank Everyone
We want to thank, everyone ,
for their many acts of kindness at
the death of our loved one.
.Thanks to all for the cards,
calls, visits, prayers, food and
flowers-they were a comfort in
our Uime of sorrow.
The Hosle Owens Family


covered dish dinner in the fellow-
ship hall. After -dinner, all those
present will go into the sanctuary
for gospel,singing.
Glad Tidings Is located on
East Orange and Main Streets in
\Vewahitchka. They are looking
forward to all friends, family, and
former members joining them for
this special day.


Mark Pastors'
Anniversary
The congregation of New Life
Christian Center would like to
invite everyone to help them cele-
brate their pastors' anniversary.
The October 24th and 25th
services honoring pastors Johnny
and Shirley Jenkins will begin at
7:00 p.m. and Sunday morning at
11:00 a.m.
Special guests will be the
Love Center Church of
Apalachicola, the Voices of
Genesis of Pensacola, and Pastor
Walter Ailes. Dinner will be served
after the services.

Choir Anniversary
The North Port St. Joe
Community Choir will be observ-
ing its annual, choir anniversary.
on October 24th and 25th at
Thompson Temple First Born
Church of the Living God at 7:30
p.m. each night.
Friday night's speaker will be
Pastor W. Swanston of the Body of
Christ Church and Saturday
night will feature a musical pro-
gram with the North Port St. Joe
Community Choir In concert.
Everyone is cordially invited
to attend these services.


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You are invited to come, "shop" and receive the above products
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508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756

US N SUNDAY WORSHIP ........................10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL .............................11 a.m.
*SUNDAYSCHOOL Young Children Nursery Available
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Come and worship with us at:

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH
801 20th STREET PORT ST. JOE ,229-6707,'

I Sunday School.............................1p:00 A.M.
Morning Service...........................11:00 A.M.
Evening Service....................... 6:00 P.M.
"Wednesday Prayer .Meeting.,,.......7:00 P.M.
Bill Taylor, Pastor Roger Louks, Assistant Pastor
Home'e of FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IFCA


Catch the S 1it CsStitui.onaiounett
4-THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH o
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
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.
(904)-227-1724 Choir Practice
Rev. Jesse Evans Wednesday ...:........7:30 p.m.
PASTOR Choir Director, Robert E. Downs, Jr.


"but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength, Th ,
will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and-no ow 0wei' :"
they will tvalk and not faint." Isaih 4031 (N V)


Help is here! t

Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue Port St. Joe 229-8691.
Worship Sundays at 1I1 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.,; Adul: .'
Praise Choir 8 p.m. i
CURTIS CLARK, Pastor


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
S7:3d and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
T Sunday School 9:45
___ ST. JOHr'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)

THE REVi JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor



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


"It's Time to Take Off The Training Wheels"
Ephesians 4:14-16




Baptist Church

Visit Us! Upstairs First Union Bank Building
Sunday Worship 10 A.M and 5 P.M.
Bruce Duty, Pastor Phone: 227-3365
http://www.homtown.com/grace


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1997 PAGE-SB


AUCTION Friday, 7 p.m.
EDT at Port Theatre, PSJ.
Wade Clark Auctions,850-
229-9282.
10% Buyees Premium.
AB1239,AU 1737AU1743,





Space Available In Antique Mall
at old Port Theatre In the center of
downtown, Port St. Joe, FL. $1.00
per sq. ft. plus 10% handling fee OR
rent a display case (while they last)
Call Wade Clark Auctions.
850-229-9282, AB1239



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'86 Roman Wheels fitted van, new
seat upholstery, new tires, red & gray,
over 100k miles, $3,000 obo. 647-
5142. 2te 10/16
1983 CJ-7 Jeep. Excel. cond., 2 extra
tops, light bar. heavy bumpers, ask-
ing $4,000. Phone 229-6773, leave'
message; 2tp 10/16
'84 Ford F-150 pickup w/topper,
50,000 miles on rebuilt engine, runs
goods, needs some .work. Asking
$1,000. 648-5821. 2tp 10/16
'86 Mercury Grand Marquis L.S., all
power, clean, great condition. 505 9th
St. 229-8791. ltp 10/16
1988 Honda Accord LX, good condi-
tion, $3.500. 229-8161 or see at 1905
LongAve. -tp 10/16
1989 Chevrolet Cavalier, 2 door, 1
owner, 72,000 miles, good cond.,
$2,000. Call 229-6600 days, 647-
3381 evenings. tfc 10/16
1994 Nissan Quest XE 7 passenger
van, 27,000 miles, loaded, V-6, show-
room condition. $16,750. 648.-461 1.
3tp 10/9

1992 Mercury Sable, $4,695. Call af-
ter 5 p.m., 850-653-8581. ltc 10/16
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LT. '-exdel.'
' cond., V8,. power windows, power
seats. c.d. player, leather. seats, run-
ning boards, loaded Il Low mileage.
Call 639-5773 or 639-2578. tfc 10/2


.9)


1994 Dodge cargo van. white, good
condition, air cond.. am/fIm cassette,:
cruise, $11,000 obo. See on week-
ends, 648-4648. tfc 10/2




20 ft. Sea-Ray Mercruiser troil line
and trailer, all electronic, $3,500;
647-4047. tfc 10/2




Large one bedroom 8th St. apartment,
$70 week, furnished, includes utili-
ties. 227-2039 or 648-4338. ltp

517 4th St.
2 bd., 1 ba. cen. h/a, stove, re-
frig., $350.
Bachelor's apt., kit., ba., bdrm.,
utilities included, $250.
4 bd., 2 ba.. cen. h/a, $425.
Call (205) 339-07655, leave mess.
Stfe 10/16

Apartment for Rent. 2 bed-
room, 1 ba., refrig., dish-
washer, cen. h&a. Call Ken-
ny at 227-7241 or Phil at
227-2112. tfc 10/16


Safe'N Dry Storage
$25 month
302-B Reid Ave., PSI, FL
904-229-9000
Clniate-controlled no mildew


Storage

Units

229-6200

RV -mobile home lots for
rent. General store, laundro-
mat, fuel, bait, movie rentals
on location. I mile to public
boat ramp, Dead Lakes. The
Junction. 639-5608.


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

/ \


Nice RV lot space for rent on south
side of Wewa. Water and e*c. fur-
nished, $150 monthly or ill nego-
tiate with part time residents. Call
648-5905 after 5 p.m. 2tc 10/9
For Rent: Brick 3/2 at Cape Planta-
tion. Lease or lease option. Call 352-
383-5524. 4tc 10/2
Mobile Home lot for rent: Hwy. 386A,
Mexico Beach, $875 per month. Call
1-800-659-0641. tic 10/2
Mexico Beach: Beachside, completely
furnished,'long-term, references & de-
posit required. 648-8005. tfc 10/2
Long Term Rentals: Unfurnished
house at Indian Pass, 1822 Indian
Pass Beach Rd, '3 bdrm,. 2 ba. St. Joe
Beach Coronado Townhouse #8, 2
bdrm., 1' 1/2 ba., furnished complet-
ed. Call 227-1774. Rosasco Realty.
3tc 10/2
For Rent: quaint building, clean,
small, easy to decorate, ideal for small
weddings, receptions, dinners, great
rates.' For information call 227-1278.
or 227-1776. .. tfc 9/25
Available October 1, 1997, one bed-
room furnished apartment, $75 week.
229-2727 or 229-9000. tfc 9/25'
For Rent: Several beach front and gulf:
view executive type homes and town-
homes available at off-season monthly
rates until April 1, 1998. For com-
plete details call Parker Realty of
Mexico Beach., Inc. 648-5777 or I -'
800-874-5073. tfe 10/2
Very nice one bedroom apartment in
Port St. Joe, $310 month, $250 de-
posit. Call anytime, 229-6527.
tfIc 10/2
-Apartment for rent,, Hwy. 98, Mexico
Beach, Lg. upstairs 2 bdrm. cable,
water, garbage furnished, $500
month, $590 deposit. 1 year lease.
648'4384. tic 10/2
2 bedroom furnished trailer in High-
land 'View, $200 month, $150 deposit.
227-1260. tfc 10/2
BEACH STORAGE units available.
5x10, 10x10, and 10x20. Located on
Americus behind Gulf Sands Motel on
St. Joe Beach. Call 227-7200 (day) or
647-3882 (evening) for information.
.. ,- .tfc 10/2
N1200 sq; ft. office space 'located on
Hwy. C-30, $750 month. Includes
utilities. Call 227-1774. tfc 10/2


Storage Units Now Availablet Bayou
Storage serves Cape San Bias, 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 10/2
One and two bedroom apartments. 2
blocks from beach. Beacon Hill, rea-
sonable. Call 9,12-246-1250. tfe 10/
2
Gulf Shore Court.Trailer for rent. No
pets. 1 block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106.. tfc 10/2
Mobile home lots for rent in Mexico
Beach. Call 648-5476 tic 10/2
Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty
Manor Circle, Port St. Joe. Afforda-
ble housing for the elderly and the
handicapped.
Cen. h &a, laundry facilines. energy
efficient const., stove & refrig., fur-
nished, fully carpeted. 1 bdrm., apis.
on site
Equal Oppor. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
tfe 10/2
UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.,
cen. h&a. screen porch.' carport &
laundry rm.
*Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove &
refrig., washer/dryer hook-up. -
*New'extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm. ch&a. dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
.pets.
FURNISHED
* Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat &
air, washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
tfc 10/2





Yard Sale: Saturday, Oct. 18th, 8
a.m. till. 425 Redfish St., Highland
View. 2 antique lamps, tools, clothes,
lots of misc. items. Rain cancels.
Have it the following Saturday. Itp
Huge 4 family yard sale, Saturday,
Oct. 18, 8:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. If you
are expecting or have a baby, this is
one yard sale you don't want to miss.
Children's toys, boy & girl toddler
clothing, misc. 522 6th St., Port St
Joe. 229-8624.
Entire Conterts mobile home includ-
ing 3 year old Craftsman riding lawn
mower, underground sprinkler sys-
tem, bargains galore. Cash sales only.
356 Balboa Ave., St. Joe Beach. for
Saturday only, 9-3.r
Yard Sale: Furniture, bicycles, toys,
stroller, baby clothes, women's
clothes size 3. Household .tems and
more. Low prices, must sell. Don't
miss this one. Saturday. Oct. 18,
9130 Starfish Ave., Beacon Hill.


Moving Sale: Mexico Beach, 5th &
Oleander St., Friday, Saturday and
Sunday. No sales before 8 a.m. CST.
Itp 10/16
Yard Sale: Girls' clothes size 6-12,
lots of toys, dishes, kitchen misc. '"
items, lots of knick. knacks. FRIDAY,
OCT. 17, 8 a.m. until. 2005 Marvin
Ave.


Yard Sale: 1100 N. 15th St. Mexico
Beach, Saturday, 8 a.m. until.
2 Family Garage Sale: Sat., Oct. 18,
7:30 a.m. to 12:40. Misc. items,
children's clothes,. newborn to 4T,
105 Hunter Circle.





Assistant manager trainee, part time.
The Cleaning Sertice. 227-3730.
The Gulf Co. Senior Citizens have a
20 hour a week homemaker position
open in the Port' St. Joe area. The ap-
plicant must be 60 years of age or,
.older, pass a physical exam. have re-
liable transportation and be income
qualified., Applications can be picked,
up at our new location 120 Library
Dr.. or you may call 229-8466 for
more information. We are an equal
,opportunity employer. tfc 10/16,
The Capital Area Community Action
Agency, Inc. is now accepting applica-
tions for an Outreach Worker in the
Energy/Weatherization Program in
Gulf County. Salary is $5.35 per
hour. Applicant must have high
school diploma, previous office experi-'
ence, ability to work closely with the
public and, have reliable transporta-
tion. For information call Tallahassee,
(850) 222-2043 ext. 229.. Deadline for
accepting applications is October
23rd. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Ite 10/16


COINS BY THE BAY!
I buy and sell old coins and paper
money. Billy Stephens, fair prices.
Home 229-8104, Bus. 229-6803.
tfc 10/2


PHOToGRA PHY
Plf' We Do On
L"Wocation Portraitsl
We Come to You,
Custom Black & White
Developing and Printing
(850) 229-9643
J. B. Roney, Photographer




STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC #0038936
'Specializing in Reroofs *
Single-Ply & Repairs
"-4werr Quahn Is:Higher Than Price'"
229-8631 fi10/2


TLC Lawn Service
Catering to All Your Lawn
Service Needs
Mowing, TrImmrng,.Clean'Outs, Mani-
curing Sproairg. Fertilizing. Londscoping
ond %.ir.,rr Splrnkler Repair.
Ref. Available. 229-6435

Residential Custom Wood
Commercial Industrial
A 8 RH Fence,
Fearing and Concrete Work
Albert Flelschmnann FREE Euirrores
E[it s3 11i<. i c: (850) 647-4047


Locally "
Owned '



& '<^ Residential.
Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
Termite Treatments *Restaurant Motel
*Flea Control *Condominiums
Household Pest Control New Treatment/
* Real Estate (WDO) Reports Construction Sites
S FAMILY OWNED

0 PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL.
Serving Gulf Co. & Surrounding Areas
Free Estimates & Inspections


Receptionist/Reservationist. Prop-
erty management office, requires cus-
tomer interface, good telephone skills,
computer experience. Full time posi-
tion with benefits. Mexico Beach, Fan-
tasy Properties, Inc. Call 648-5146.
tfc 10/9
Auto -mechanic, well trained for Marco
Island Resort, good pay, excellent op-
portunity. Call Ralph 941-642-8697.
2tc 10/9
Single mom looking for mature, de-
* pendable babysitter for 3 children, 10
p.m. 8 a.m. Need references. Call
JoAnna, 648-8901. 2tc 10/9


MILL SHUTDOWN
PLANT CLOSING-
SCOMPANY LAYOFFS
create money problems. Start your
own home based business with BOOK
DEALERS, drop ship directory and
tbmuild a fabulous money maker. This
great manual shows how to sell, col-
lect cash in advance, and have books
shipped direct to your customers.
ONLY $19.95. This manual is not ex-
Spensive. just essential for super prof-
its. A free bonus bpok tided The Plati-
num' -Rule is your free when you
order. This priceless book contains
the secrets to business success and
joyful living. A $7.95 value free. Send
Same and address, enclose $19.95
plus $4.00 shipping ($23.95 total) to:
ROBIS, Box 13624. Panama Cit.. FL
32401. 4tp 10/16
We're Growing! 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.
tfc 10/2


Port St. Joe Lodge No. I I I
'Reg. Stated Communication
1st and 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m.,Masonic Hall, -
214 Reid Ave:
,Richard Robinson. W.M.;
., 1 BillJordon. Sec. ,


Women's Suppbrt Group. Thurs-'
days. 5:30 6:30 p.m.. Wellness Cen-
ter,' Third & Williams Ave. NO
SCHARGE. Nei group'in development.
Any interested women are encouraged
to attend. Details. call 227-1145.

SMALL ENGINE

REPAIR .

Barfield's 229-2727


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

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



RENA CHAIN
Independent Marieling Rep. a119212
107 Sunset Circle Port St. Joe.
850-229-8093



QUALITY.

STUCCO

WORK
Interior & Exferior
Simulated Brick,
Custom Band's & Coins
S';No Styrofoam, Just
Real Stucco

Call

Tim 229-8588

SPainting by:

Ref aff' Stp Oct.


The Gulf Co. Senior Citizens have a
part-time chore/respite worker posl-,
tion open In the Wewahftchka area.
Applicants must be 60 years old, have
own dependable transportation, pass
a physical and meet income guide-
lines. For more information, please
call 229-8466. The Gulf County Sr.
Citizens are an equal opporrundty em-;
ployer. Applications may be picked up
at the senior center in Wewahitchka
located on East River Road near the
Kids Center. tfc 10/2




90 hp Johnson outboard '86 model. T
and T stainless prop. controls, excel.
cond. Can hear run, still on boat,
$1,900 obo .648-8007. ltp 10/16

Two living room suties. 2 5-pc. break-
fast set. lamps, dish sets, beds,, 105
Hilty Ctrcle, Douglas Landing, or call
639-5695. ltp 10/16
Queen size sofa bed, in excellent con-.
didon. S125. Apt. 124, Moss Cteek
Apts. Phoen 639-2722-or 639-5177,
Wewahitchka. ltp
Kenmore "all in one" stackable wash-
er/dryer, $300. Silent Flame wood-
burning stove, fireplace Inset or free
standing. $100 obo. 227-1812 days.
Call 229-8383 e\enmgs. 2tc 10/16

Old (genuine) wicker settee,, 1 chair, .2
rockers. I coffee table (moder).needs
to be repainted. $250. '227-1581.
Slp 10/ 16

LOOK carpentry, window re-
placements, screen/glass rooms-
siding, you name it! Expert work
anrid nothing less at rock bottom pnc-
es. Be glad to show you what I've
done! 647-3452, 24-hour service.
THE HOUSE DOCTORS. tfc 10/2


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


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



Auto Rates Have
Been Rdd"ced!
Call Hannon Insurance,
227-1133
tc 10/2



S EXERTAPPLANCEPAIR
Mr. Appliance offers expert
service on all major
household appliances.
* WASHERS "* DRYERS
. REFRIGERATORS DISHWASHERS,
* FREEZERS RANGES
* MICROWAVES ICE MAKERS'
\MACHINES
ALL WORK IS GUARANTEED
'CALL 647-3699


YEAR END CLOSEOUT on All Snap-
per Mowers. No down payment, no in-
terest, no payment until May '98. Call
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc., at 227-2112.
tfc 10/9
Garden Club cookbooks, members' fa-
vorite recipes, $10 each. See a mem-
ber or 'call 229-6065, 227-1278 or
229-8819.
Spear gun, $20. Aluminum anchor,
$50. Call 227-2049. ltc 10/16

Must sell 3 arch style steel buildings.
Customer cancelled order. 25x26,
40x54. Ready for immediate delivery.
Call 1-800-341-7007. No reasonable
offer refused. Serious inquiries only.
2tp 10/9

Air conditioner for sale, 2800 btu,
$200 6r best offer. Call 229-9741.
2tp 10/9

Evening Gowns,
Wedding gowns,
with long trains.
Formals, long and
short, shoes to
match.
Pageant dresses.
Call 639-5695.






LOST: Voice pager on Garrison Ave-
nue or First Street Reward offered.
Call 229-9686. Itp 10/16


JEFF'S

CUSTOM LAWN

SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559
Lawn Care, Edging,
Trimming, Mowing,
Odd Jobs, Insured
I tfc 10/2,













PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St, Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 227-2112
/ MINI-STORRGE \




5x10 10X10 10k20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S REIT


GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
SERVICE AGREEMENTS
648.5474 L FLUcense ER 0010992, RA0054218.



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

LIC. #RF0051042 RG0051008 ER 0011618

JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION R REPAIRS
Free REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
(.nst te INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
0S" MINOR ELECTRICAL
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821


CARPET CLEANING
Ken Hicks Residential/Commercial
Carpet *' Water Damage
Upholstery Odor Control

Free Estimates, Call Anytime 648-258
: fc 26


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


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Sweet female puppy, rescued from
side of road, mama dog killed. Part
lab, needs warm, loving home. Call
Jenny at 647-4047. ,tc 10/16
ROTATIONAL worming is NOW avail-
able for dogs. Alternate HAPPY JACK
TRIVERMICIDE & LIQUID-VICT 2X
monthly. Safer, more effective. BAR-
FIELD'S LAWN &GARDEN 229-2727..
6tc 9/25
AKC registered lab puppies, chocolate
and yellow. $100.. Call 229-8978 after
5:00 p.m. tfc 9/4




A nice 3 bdrm., 2 ba. double wide mo-
bile, home on 75'x150' lot in quiet
neighborhood on St. Joe Beach, ask-
ing $55,000. Call 647-3292. tfc 11/6
A four bedroom, 2 bath aluminum
siding home with two worksheds on
approximately 2 acres of land in
Wewa. Asking $46,000.' Call, 639-
3338. .. 4tp 10/9
High and dry lot on Marvin Ave.
75'x150', pecan trees, grape vine,
$16,000. 227-1593 after ) 6.
2tc 10/9
House for sale, 3 bedroom, 1 bath,_
225 Redfish Stre.et, Highland View.
Payoff plus closing costs. Call 647-
3853 for details. 4tc 10/9
Two bdrm., 1 ba. mobile home for
sale on 1 1/2 lot at Beach Hill. Owner
financing. $35,000. $5,000 down.
New appliances, new air cond. Call
Billy Carr, 227-2020 or 227-6556.
S- tfe 10/2-'
303 Redfish St. 3 bdrm, 1 .ba., fish-
ing community -cottage, fp, fenced
yard, front porch, storage shed,' cor-
ner lot,, blocks away from St. Joe Bay,
minutes from beach. handyman's de-
light. Only $25,000. 850-576-6541.
leave message. 5tc 10/2
3 bdrm., 1 ba. house, central heat/
air, 1087sq.. ft. of living area, carport,
Irrigation well and pump. Lot size
100x160, 1624 Palm Blvd.,Reduced
to $69,500. 227-1280. 4tc 10/2


House for Sale: 2 bdrm., 1 ba. vinyl
siding, septic tank, all utilities hooked
up, 9235 Cockles Ave., Beacon Hill.
850-592-5071. 5tp 10/2
Perfectly kept 2 bdrm/den or third
bdrm 2 bath home by Gulf of Mexico.
Approx. 1750 sq. ft. Too many ameni-
ties to list. Call for details & appt. by
owner. 229-8674. tfc 9/28
Nice spacious 3 bdrm., 2 ba. manu-
factured home on Ig. lot in good
neighborhood, located on St. Joe
Beach. Many extras including wash-
er/dryer, storage bldg. $73,000. 647-
8081. tfc 9/28
3 bdrm., 1 ba. house w/fireplace, cen.
h&a on 1/2 acre lot at Howard Creek.
$35,000. 827-2128. tfc 9/28
BY OWNER: Seller Motivated! 3 BR
Spanish style house with large pool in
Port St. Joe, nice neighborhood.
$69,500. 229-2580 or 229-9282.
tfc 10/2
Beautiful town home, Barrier Dunes,
completely redone. Can see ocean
from all 3 decks. Many extras, some
furniture stays: Call 227-3351.
tfe 10/2
'For Sale by Owner: 2 corner lots with
two bedroom, 2 bath mobile home, 3
1/2 years old, 1988 Parker Ave.,
Highland View. Call after 5 p.m., 227-
3492 or 227-1773. tfc 10/2
1/2 acre lots. 5 miles n. ofOverstreet
Bridge at Creekview Subd., with sep-
tic tank & well. $2,500 down,
$132.16 mo. Call George, 229-6031.
tfc 10/2


Home for sale by owner: brick home,
1 1/2 lots, dice neighborhood. 4 bed-
rooms, 2.5 baths, family room, sun
room. Formal living & dining roomn.f
Custom kitchen & breakfast nook,
hot tub, swimming pool, large deck,
fenced in back yard. 2700 sq. ft. heat-'
ing & cooling. Location 103 20th St.,
PSJ (904) 229-8409. By appointment
only., tfc 10/2
Bay front hoine, executive 3 bedroom,
2 bath, fully furnished, immaculate.
227-7506. tfc 10/2,

Two bay view lots on Marlin St., High-
land View. Septic tank in.. $19,000 for,
both. Call Rosasco Realty at 227-
1774. eow 7/.17


1/2 acre lots on
paved county road,
septic tanks, wells,
natural gas, ready to
move onto. $16,000.
Owner financing with
10, down.
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227-2020, 647-3381.
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bath, master bdrm., 22'xl6' with gar-
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home theatre system with surround
sound. Front and rear porch, 12'x16'
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Beautiful 1996 custom built home.
3 bd / 2 bath, large 2 car garage,
"corner lot, tile throughout, many
extras. $104,900.
William Whittington, Agent
850-785-1551


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Woodmaiau's Tree &
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647-5237
Scott Woodman, Owner/Operator
Lic. #00349


Steve Brant's Roofing
Licensed & Insured
Lie- BRC0050321
Port St. Joe Call 229-6326
Mobile 899"219 or 899-0218



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8 Trimming
647-3296


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C Wewahitchka
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weekly Cleaning Office Cleaning
For more' information call Darlene at
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please leave message. stp/ans

STUMP GRINDING
Average Stump $10.00
i-800-628-8733
A-l Tree Service Stump Grinding
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Independent Sales Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way Port lSt. Joe
(850) 229-6460


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Rebuild Wrecks
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FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
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Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229


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LICENSED INSURED SALES AND SERVICE
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Owner: Brent Pierce Phone: 229-2665
State Uc. RA00648 229-COOL


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Serving Gulf, Calhoun and Bay Counties
Licensed and Insured Sr. Discounts Free Estimates
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Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt *
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Complete Septic Service!
Installation Pump-Out Repair


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Saturday 8-5 CST
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$41 895 plus tax
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Owned & 6perateod by Danny Clayton
133,. 2nd St. Wewa
639-4174 or 639-4175
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A H & V IRRIGATION
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HAL KEELS FREE 229-2738
JAMES WILEY ESTIMATES 227-7205


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Heating Ice Machines Owner & Operator

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Commercial & Residehtial
AA 0066562
(904) 229-6907 Office
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PORT ST. JO
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Mexico Beach, FL 32410 low
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MEXICO BEACH BEACHSIDE 116 41st St.
Very nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath individual home on
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IN THE .OURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIt ,OF FLORIDA.
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 97-59 CP
IN RE: The Estate of
JIMMY INFINGER CAPPS.
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of JIMMY INFIN-
GER CAPPS. deceased, Case No, 97-59 CP, Is
pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County,
Florida. Probate Division, the address of which is
Gulf County Courthousep Port St. Joe. Florida,
32456. The names and addresses of the personal
representatives and the personal representatives'
attorney is set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
/ THAT'
All persons on whom this notice is served who have
objections that challenge the qualifications of the
personal representative, validity of the Will, venue,
or the Jurisdiction of this Court or claims any inter-
est in the estate, are required to file their objections
with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THIIREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this
notice is served within three months after the date
of the first publication of this notice must file their
claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINETY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and persons
having claims or demands against the decedent's.
estate must file their claims with this court WITH-
IN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL
CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The. date of the flir publicanon of this Notice is
September 25, 1997
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAVID C. GASKIN .
Florida Bar No. 027928
P. 0. Box 185
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
904/639-2266
Personal Representative:
MILDRED COMMANDER
4430 Garrison Road
Panama City, Florida 32404
JEAN COWART
RtL 1, Box 132
Wewahltchka, Florida 32465
4tc, September 25 and October 2, 9 and 16, 1997.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION. FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that George Y. Core,
the holder 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. 170 ADDllcation No 97-19
Year of Issuance: 1992 RE. No, 03132-000
Description of Property:
Lot 4, 'Block "D", Money Bayou
Subdivilion. a- per plat on file In the Office
of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf
County, FI:-rida
Name In which assessed* Diamond Hster
All of said property being in the Gulf County, State
of Florida.
Unless such certificate Thall be redeemed accord-
tig to law. Lhe properri descrnoed in such certifi-
-ate nill be sold to the highest bidder in the front
"obb) of the Gulf County Courthouse at 11:00,
A.M E S.T. on Wednesday, the 29th day of
October 1997..
Dated this 26th day of September, 1997.
S BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
S GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
-BY: /s/ Rebecca L. Norris
-* Deputy Clerk
4tc, October 2, 9. 16 and 23, 1997.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Frank Pate, Jr.,
the holder .of j-,efll:,r.inrg TI-x Certficalte. ha-, filed
; iadLcerft.cr,?e'r a Lax deed to be .s,'iied there.:.n
The ceruflc~ie number and yew arf Lsuance. the
des-np.,:n ca the proler and -he *name in
*hic-h It was as.sesed are a. follows
Certificate No. 91 Apolication No 97-20
ear i'_.1rC- 1991 RE. No 00640-006
Description of Property:
LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 5, Block "A",
Red Bull Island, Gulf County, Florida,
Srnore p3rjculajly described as foIl-:,'3.
omm, ence at Lhe southevat Corner of'U.
S Go*ernmenilt L 30. TowrnEhip 4 S5uth Range 9 West. Gulfl'
CourrN. FI:.-nda thence run North 145.4
feet along the Lf t line. thence run
NS "05.'- 11'2.01 l'eel along the SoLth
SR/W line of Red Bull Island Drive; thence
run N2628"W, 448.79 feet along the
,Southwestern R/W. line of River Road;
thence run S63*32'W, 179.64 feet; thence
run N67:11 V 3000 rFeet f.r a Point of,
Beginning ron- 5 said Point of Beginning
run S02*49'W, 150.84 feet, more or less, to
a canal; thence run Northwesterly along
said canal .125.40 feet, more or less;
thence N02'49'E, 136.83 feet, more or
less, to a concrete monument;. thence run
S871 1E, 125.0 feet to the Point of
/ ,-Beginning.
Name L[a shy i5_es--ei: TImoLth Mvs
* All c-f 'Jd property eih.g in the Gulf Counry State
cf Florida
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property described in such certlfi-
" cate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front.
Lobby of the Gulf County Courthouse at 11:15,
A.M., E.S.T., on Wednesday, the 29th day of
October 1997..
Dated this 26th day of September, 1997.
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA,
S BY: /i/ Rebecca L. Norris
Deputy Clerk
4tc, October 2, 9, 16 and 23, 1997.

....IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA.
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY -
,I CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 021 A
FriST UNION NATIONAL BANK
A OF FLORIDA
Plaintiff, ,
V.
HAVEN E. ROSS; KATHERINE A. ROSS,
HIS WIFE; et al.,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the
S 23rd day of September, 1997, and entered In Case
No. 97-221-CA of the Circuit Court for Gulf
County, Florida, wherein FIRST UNION NATIONAL
BANK f/k/a FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK OF
FLORIDA is the Plaintiff and HAVEN E. ROSS and
KATHERINE A. ROSS. are the Defendants, I will
a sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the
Front Steps of the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000
5th Street, Port St. Joe,, Florida, at 11:00 a.m..
EDT. on Thursday, the 24 day of October, 1997,
the following described property as set forth In said
Summary Final Judgment:
Lots Five (5) and Six (6) In Block One
Hundred Ten (110) of the City of Port St
Joe, Florida, Unit Number 7, according to
plat thereof recorded In Plat Book 2, page
7, of the public records of Gulf County,
Florida.
TOGETHER WITH all the improvements
now or hereafter erected on the property,
and all easements, rights, appurtenances,
^rents, royalties, mineral, oil and gas rights
and profits, water rights and stock and all


fixtures now or hereafter attached to the
property.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on
- September 23, 1997.
In accordance with the Americans. with Disabilities
Act, persons with disabilities needing a special.
accommodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact the individual or agency sending
notice no later than seven days prior to the proceed-
Sng. If hearing Impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or
Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, Via Florida Relay Service.
BENNY C. LISTER
Clerk of the Circuit and
County Court
9' By: /s/ Tonya Knox
Deputy Clerk
2tc, October 9 and 16, 1997.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
WEWAHTrCHKA STATE BANK
Plaintiff,
vs. CASE NO. 97-254-CA
HULON E. MOTLEY, JR. and wife,
JANICE J. MOTLEY, and
MOTLEY GROCERY CO., INC.
Defendants.

NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the under-
signed, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Gulf County,
Florida, pursuant to the Final Judgment of mort-
gage foreclosure entered in this cause, will sell at
the north front door of the Gulf County Courthouse
In Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 am., E.S.T., on
the 16 day of October, 1997, the following
described real property lying and being in Gulf
County, Florida, to-wit:
See attached Exhibit "A" for Legal
Description.
This Notice dated this 12 day of September,
1997.
BENNY C. LISTER
Gulf County Circuit Court
BY: /s/ Tonya Knox
Deputy Clerk
EXHIBIT "A"
Lot Thirteen (13), Block One Thousand One (1001)
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 Couhty, Florida in plat
book 1, page 17.
ALSO: ..
That portion of Lot Eleven ( 1), 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 ofU. 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 1, 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. October 9 and 16, 1997.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF,
FLORIDA,,IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 97-57 CP
IN PROBATE
IN RE: The Estate of
FREDERICK SHECTER.
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ESTATE:
The domiciliary administration of the estate
of FREDERICK SHECTER, deceased, Case No. 97-
57, is pending 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
domiciliary personal representative and that per-
sonal representative's attorney, are-set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice Is served with-
in three months after the date of the firstipublica-
tion of this notice must file their claims with this,
Court WITHIN ,THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THE NOTICE ON THEM. -
All other creditors of'the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the estate
of the decedent must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND, DEMAND.,9 NOT o .
FILED WILL BE, FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Nonice'
is October 9, 1997.
/s/ PATRICIA A. DAVIS SHECTER,
DOMICILIARY, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
/s/ ALICIA C. JONES
RISH, GIBSON & JONES, P.A.
206 E. FOURTH STREET
P. 0. BOX 39
PORT ST. JOE, FL 32457
(904) 229-8211
FL BAR NO. 0048674
2tc, October 9 and 16, 1997.

PUBLIC NOTICE
An Environmental Assessment has been completed
by USDA, Rural Development concerning the con-
struction of a Waterfront Park and Marina in Port
St. Joe, Florida.
Rural Development has determined that the pro-
posal rill not significantly affect the quality of the
environment for the proposed project to be located
within the corporate limits of Port St Joe in Sec. 2,
Township 8 South, and Range 11 West Therefore,
Rural Development will not prepare an' environ-
mental impact statement for the proposed action.
Any person who feels this determination is In error
should submit a written statement outlining the
'specific environmental., concerns to -Rural
Development, Post Office Drawer 429.
Blounistown. Florida 32424. within 15 days of the
date of this Nouce. -
2tc, October 16 and 23, 1997.

CAPITAL AREA COMMUNITY
ACTION AGENCY. INC.
WEATHERIZATION. WAP-LIHEAP
and LEHRP PROGRAMS
The Capital Area Community Action Agency; Inc. Is
taking sealed bids for materials and supplies used
to weatherize homes in Gadsden. Franklin, and
Gulf Counties. Bid speclflcaton package mah be
S. picked up at the Tallahassee Office (438 West
Breward Streetl Monday through Friday from 9-00
a.m unul 5:00 p m A package may also be mailed
to you by calling (850) 222-7708
Bid closing date: October 24. 1997
Bid open date : October 27, 1997
BidTime : 11:00a.m.. "
Bid number : 97.'98 WX-LH-LEo2
Ite, October 16, 1997. ,..

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Capital Area Communilty Action Agency. ,Inc..
Weatherisatlan Contractor Labor
Bid #97/98 WX-LH-LE-01
This Capital Area Community Agency, Inc.
Purchasing Agent at 438 West Brevard Street
(down stairs), Tallahassee, Florida 'will receive
sealed bids until 5:00 p.m. Bid specifications may
be picked up at the Tallahassee Office from 9:00
a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, or
you may request a copy to be mailed to you by call-
ing (850) 222-2043.
Bid closing date : October 24, 1997
Bid opening date: October 27, 1997
Bid time : 10:00 a.m.
Ito, October 16, 1997.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
AMSOUTH BANK OF FLORIDA, etc,
Plaintiff,
v. CASE NO. 97-290-CA
WILLIAM S. QUARLES, et al.,
Defendants.

NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY
TO: JOHNSON LUMBER & SUPPLY
COMPANY OF PORT ST. JOE, INC
Address Unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
enforce a Note and Mortgage upon the following


property situated in Gulf County, Florida:
Lot 9 and the East Half of Lot 7, in Block
46, according to the plat of City of Port St.
Joe, on file in the Office of the Clerk of the
Circuit Court of Gulf County, Florida;
TOGETHER WITH all the Improvements
now or hereafter erected on the property,
and all easements, rights, appurtenances,
rents, royalties, mineral, oil and gas rights
and profits, water rights and stock and all
fixtures now or hereafter a part of the
property;
An action has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your written defens-
es, if any, to It on the Plaintiffs attorney, whose
name and address is:


Kell C. Williams III
SOLOMON & BENEDICT, P.A.
3000 NationsBank Plaza
400 North Ashley Drive
Tampa, Florida 33602
on or before Nov. 13, 1997, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court either before service on
Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; oth-
erwise a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand or seal of said Court on
this 6 day of October 1997.
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By: /s/ Tonya Knox
Deputy Clerk
4tc, October 16, 23, 30 and November 6, 1997.

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Gulf County Planning and Development
Review Board will meet Tuesday, October 21, 1997
at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., In the Gulf County
Commission Meeting Room at the .Gulf County
Courthouse to discuss and possibly act upon the
following:
1) County Attorney Tim McFarland Proposed
zoning request / Indian Pass
2) Concerned Citizens Indian Pass LDR
Amendment
3) Variance Request Ben Lanier (Parcel #03564-
O00OR)
The public Is encouraged to attend and be heard on
these matters. Information prior to the meeting can,
be obtained from the Plannlng/Buildlng
Department/Chief Administrator's Office, (850)
229-6111.,
Ite, October 16, 1997.

EARLY PUBLIC NOTICE, JUSTIFICATION
F-OR LOCATING IN A FLOODPLAIN AND
NOTICE OF EXPLANATION
The City of Mexico Beach has determined that por-
U.ins .I the FY 1997 CDBG Disasiei Rec ..'.-v pi:.-
lert P97DB-3NM 01.-13 l.-Lu7 .e with-ii the 10iu.
lear fl ,,odplanii in the Cim .c- Mef j ,cu Beac:h The
project ir,%.l.e the conritrucuoni oi s.t.rnmwarer
oraciljne In the flood pliin The drainage iu ui'la-: r:.,
be constructed it- dthe 11oi plain are an integral
part If the rece.-.ar% acllues. lr ade-.uoate i',:.rr
drainage cpabilities Itn 'e junr-uo. ber'.v'een the
east-west drainage ditch between Georgia &
Maryland Avenue and the north-south canal which
runs between Texas & Wysong Avenue. The con-
struction in flood plain areas Is necessary in order
to provide adequate stormwater flow in the above
rreiou.:.ned area.'. vidiin the City of Mexico Beach.
There are r, altern i.ea u t Ithis project that would
meet. the Cityts objective of providing adequate
stormwater ptrotecurJ in in MeucoBeach. yet the
City Is Initereste,: In obtaiiing public comments
concerning any possible adverse impacts that
could result from the project and possible mirit-
mization measures.. The option of not constructing
drainage facilities would result in potentially haz-
ardous .conditions for residents and for emergency
management personnel, which is unacceptable to
local officials of the City of Mexico Beach.
Appropriate mitigation measures to minimize the
effect' of activities in the base floodplain/wetland
will be taken.
The project's Impact on the identified floodplain.
will be minimal, because the proposed improve-
ments will simply allow for safer and faster outfall
of stormwater into the Texas ,& Wysong Avenue
canal. The project will not support additional devel-
opment in the floodplain but will allow for the full
use of areas adjacent to the floodplain area. The
city has determined that the significant safety
impact associated with the project justifies the


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1997 PAGE 7B


Local Realtors Attend


SEducational Sessions


Donna Spears


Area Realty Company

Commends Employee

Donna Spears has been
named top producer, top listing :,
agent, top selling agent, and sales
associate for the month: of
September for Prudential Resort'
Realty of St. George Island,
according to company president
Rose Drye. This is based on the
production of the St. George
Island agents and St. Joseph Bay'
'agents.
Donna was raised in Port St.
Joe and now lives at St. Joe
Beach. She is currently working
full time in the realty's new St.
Joseph Bay office.


expenditure ol funds for improvements in the pro-
ject area.
The agency involved in tii- [rojeit is 'he Flonda
Department of Community Affairs. A more detailed
description of the pr.)ecl and the FIA flood maps
are available for c uze,, rciles at Crv IIl.
Comments on the proposed project will be .accept-
ed until November 1., 1997.'Please send yotir comrn-
merits to Mr. John Mclnnis, City Administrator,
City of Mexico Beach, I i3 1 4th Street, Mexico
Beach, FL 32410.
Garry Gaddis, Mayor -
City of Mexico Beach
Itc, October 16, 1997 .,


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CAPE SAN BLAS INDIAN PASS -
A MEXICO BEACH ST. JOE BEACH
PORT STl JOE

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Realty, INC. -


2103 JUNIPER AVE. This is a .... .. .
3BR'2BA borne located in a ....S ,..- .
quiet neighborhood. Approximately 1350 sq.'h. oftiling area,, screened -porctaod
enclosed garage. Also has central H/A, range, refrigerator, washer, dryer,' and
dishwasher. Window treatments will stay. There is also an outside utility building.
Reduced from $89,500 to only $79,100.


GULF FRONT at INDIAN PASS
(MONEY BAYOU) Large seclud-
ed tract (house on one side, bayou
on the other).. Beautiful.view of the,
gulf and bayou' plus loads of vegeta-
tion. Lovel ,building" sle fdr. an ,
investment property or for full ,ime
'residence. OWNrJER .FINANCING"
W/25% DOWN PRICED AT
$220,000:.


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. .

INDIAN PASS Large'lot, from Indian Lagoon to Gulf Front. Beautiful beach
and excellent view. Great building site for vacation home, investment, or principal
residence.Priced at $225,000.

,EMERALD ISLES Lovely building lot, with gulf view. Deeded access to ihe gull
Located -approximately one mile from -Highway C-30, on Cape San Bias Road.
Priced at $17,500.


GULF VIEW GULF PINES Lovely 3
'BR/2BA home. Good view of the gulf. Access to
beach via boardwalk or walkway. Full Kiic hen.
fireplace; open decks on both living levels; ,par-
tially furnished and is in a great neighborhood!
Priced at $165,000. ,I-l .


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BOARDWALK 127. Lovely 2 BR./2 B
maintained subdivision. Has large gi
which includes liv. rm., dining area & ki
screened and open decks. Purch.
includes existing furnishings...ready to
rent out. Has fireplace with hearth, _c
carpet, concrete parking, etc. Access t
tion pool and beach, via boardwalk. G
potential for investor. Price $115,000.


MEXICO BEACH -ON THE
CANAL 117 N. 36th St. Lovely 3
BR/.2BA home 190' on Canal. This view
is from the canal. Formal living room;
great room; fireplace. 1850 SF living
area. Has boathouse with dock/elec.
hoist; heavy aluminum sea wall. Short
walk to beach. Many extras. Priced at
$319,000.


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BOARDWALK 40, .GULF
FRONT/POOL-SIDE, 3 BR/2 BA (one
bedroom 'has exterior access. only).
Fanritastic deck with wicker bvar and fur-
niLire, swing and grill Large, open floor
plan, with great room, fireplace, DSS
TV.NACR, CD player and phone. Fully
furnished kitchen; elegant dining area.,
Great view of the beach Priced at
$245,000. '.

A home in W,4
great' room
tchen has
ase 'price
live in or

o associa-
ood rental _



CAPE VILLAS TOWNHOUSE 2
BRP2.5 BA, located at Cape Villas, a Gulf
Front townhouse community. Unit being
sold furnished. Has several upgrades.
The scene from the deck offers a
panoramic view of the pool and Gulf of
Mexico. Excellent rental potential for the
investor. Priced at $139,500.


Nil 'I 3


John and Charlie Delorme of
Fantasy Properties have just com-
pleted an intensive series of pro-
fessional development education-
al sessions. conducted by an
"international trade association.
Successful completion of the pro-
gram reflects a commitment to
service and professional manage-
ment.

Marsha Love, House Cleaning
Inspector, attended a two-day ed-
.ucational seminar that ran con-
current with the annual session.
The course covered subjects rang-
ing from "10 Fundamentals of
Housekeeping for Any Property
Anywhere" to unit inspection and
tips for training inspectors and
housekeepers.

The Vacational Rental Man-
agers Association (VRMA) spon-
sored the demanding series of
professional development ses-
sions, focusing on management,
employee development., market-
ing, customer service, operational
efficiency, and new industry prod-
ucts and services. The VRMA con-
ference, the largest gathering of
vacation rental managers ever in


2448 VICTORIA AVENUE
3 BR/1.5 BA. Very nice home on two lots;
with a great view of the Bay' Second lot has
elec pole with security light. Has screened
porch, carport and deck. House has under-
gone many improvements, with lots of
extras added with the last year. Must see to
appreciate. Excellent buy at only $64,900.


TREASURE SHORES. Lovely building lot, with excellent view of the gulf.
Nearby beach access via public road. Lot is approximately 100'x300'. Priced at
only $29,000.
..BA.XIIEW LOTS. Two bay view lots (approximately. .1/2 acre each). Both are
located,.between Simmons Bayou and Cape San Bias Road. Prices start at
$15,000
BAY VIEW TREASURE BAY SUBDIVISION.Lovely building site available
in this subdivision. New and prestigious homes are presently under construction,
setting the mood for this neighborhood. Accessed by paved street. Public water
available. Approximately 100'x200' (1/2 acre). Priced at $25,000. "
GULF FRONT LOT -CAPE SAN BLAS. Approximately 100'x300'. Picture
perfect sand dunes; beach and sunsets. Great building site. Priced at $209,900.

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

GULF FRONT BARRIER
DUNES
.- TOWN HOMES at the Cape's fore-
most town home development.. Lovely
homes in a planned community.
Amenities include pool, tennis, club-
house, boardwalk to beach, and best
ci" 4 of all, access to one of the most beau-
/B.., tiful beaches in the U.S. Fully fur-
., nished. Excellent rental potential.
2/2.5 + Loft GF #4 ....$205,000
2/2.5 + Loft GV#28,. .. $159,900
2/2.5 + Loft GF#8 ....$195,000

PEACE and QUIET
ALMOST NEW! 4 bedroom 2 bath home.
Sits on a large (approx. 2.75 ac) lot. Has 4- I
over 1600 square. feet of living, area.
Floors are vinyl and carpet. Has central
heat and air, kitchen appliances and win-
dow treatments. 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.

INDIAN PASS
An enchanting view of the gulf and St.
'aVincent 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 paneling
and two decks (one on each floor).
Great home for a permanent resident
or good rental potential for an investor.
PPrice $149,000.


Tom Todd Realty, Inc.

Port St. Joe, FL 32456


Home Office: 2720 C-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 IR


Thomas M. Todd, Licensed Real Estate Broker


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Fantasy Properties is a mem-
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professional trade association
dedicated to improving the ser-
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PAGE SB THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1997


NDL Youth Scholarship Foundation Program


The Norris D. Langston Youth
Scholarship Foundation will hold
a one day Academic Basketball
Program at Washington Recrea-
tion Center in Port St. Joe on
Saturday, October 18.
The program will enable stu-
dents to receive academic infor-
mation that will direct them
toward a post-secondary degree
(college education or vocational
degree). Financial aid information


will be distributed to high school
juniors and seniors and other
high school graduates interested
in attend college.
Students will also have the
opportunity to be taught basket-
ball fundamentals from a profes-
sional staff, The program will be
open to the first 100 participants.
The program fee is $5.00 per par-
ticipant.
Those attending, ages six to


13, will register at 10 a.m. and
participate in the fundamentals
program' from 10:30 a.m. until
12:30 p.m. Ages 14 to 17 will reg-
ister at 1:00 p.m. and learn the
fundamentals from 1:30 to 3:30
p.m. A dinner and educational
program will begin later in the day
at 6 p.m.
The foundation dinner pro-
gram will feature these motiva-
tional speakers: Eddie McAshan,


former star quarterback at
Georgia Tech University, Atlanta,
Georgia, now assistant to the
president at Life College in
Atlanta; and, Craig Davis, Vice-
President of Sony Corporation,
Chicago, Illinois.
The community is invited to
attend at no cost, along with par-
ents and program participants.
For more information, please con-
tact Linda at (850) 229-2776.


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school and professional develop- Insurance, Dietary Managers
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In .the photo above, Norman Hanibel and his party from
Albany, Georgia are showing off their bountiful catch, hooked
while out with Captain Danny Tankersley (first from left) and
mate Steve Branson (third from left) aboard the "Lady J".
This Week's Area Fishing Report
For October 7th through October 13th
Bottom fishing has been reduced to a minimum during the last week,
due to the wind. We were. able to slip one day in and had a good catch of
grouper and snapper. Inshore king fishing has been real good around the
buoy line' using dusters and plain cigar minnows. Live bait has produced
larger kings by drift fishing.
'"Good Fishing" Charisma Charters
Captain Danny Tankersley and Captain Chuck Guilford



Judge Moore Speaks to

Rotary Club About Duty

To Serve on Juries, Vote


County Judge Robert M.
Moore gave the Rotary Club a
program last Thursday at its reg-
ular noon meeting on the jury
system and what it means to
serve on a panel.
Moore.began his program by
asking the question: "What can
you do for your government
which only you can do?" He
pointed out there were two explic-
it activities each person could
perform which only the individual
can do. "They are voting and serv-
ing on a jury," Moore said in giv-
ing the answer to his question.-
"Only you can cast your vote
and only you can be a prospective
Juror, serving on a jury; The trial
by a jury of one's peers was a cor-
nerstone on which this nation
was founded," he said.
'This nation has over 200
years invested in our unique jury
system, which has served us well.
It is one of the cornerstones of
our democratic system of govern-
ment," he pointed out.
"Serving onia jury is one of
the most important services you
can perform as a citizen. I've
heard of a lot of people trying to

Calhoun County
Will Celebrate
Goat Day
For the 11th straight year,
the folks in Calhoun County will
pay tribute. to, the goat at the
Goat Day Celebration to be held
Saturday. October 18 at Sam At-
kins Park in Blountstown from
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CT.
Goat Day, sponsored by the
Blountstown Rotary Club, will
feature an 'estimated 150 artists,
crafters and food vendors, as well
as a variety of down home enter-
tainment. Members of the Pan-
handle Pioneer Settlement will
open their 1800', village for tours
and old-time demonstrations. A
new event this year is a Mule
Show to be held in the Saddle
Club arena at the park.
Games for all ages will be
held throughout the day, includ-
ing the ever-popular greased pig
contest, with categories for boys
and girls. Other activities include
the rolling pin throw, the penny
toss, street art, ,goat art, and a
basketball game where winners
receive the opportunity to put a
pie in the face of their favorite Ro-
tarian.
Entertainers during Goat Day
include the Gateway Messengers,
a traditional gospel group;, Evie
Hood, a young country music so-
loist; Dip Dalton Dillon, a country
music performer and comedian;
Sam Morgan., who sings original
folk music; Blue Velvet, perform-
ers of Irish Contra dance music;
and Restless Waters, a group spe-
cializing in acoustic bluegrass,
cajun and country music.
Admission for Goat Day is
$1/per .person (ages five and un-
der are free).


avoid service, but I have yet to
hear a single person complain at
having served," he pointed out.
Moore then showed the Ro-
tarians a fifteen minute film, ex-
plaining the jury and court sys-
tems and how they work together.
Terry Qtwell was inducted as
a new member of the civic club.


Currently there are over 150
courses available by correspon-
dence and many of these can be
taken through electronic mail
(email).
These courses are designed to
be just like the courses on cam-
pus and cost the same. They are
offered at the Department of
Independent Study at the
University of Florida in conjunc-
tion with the State University
System of Florida and the
Division of Continuing Education.
Prior approval of the stu-.
dent's advisor is required before
registering for one of these cours-
es if the course is to be used


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in the Workplace, Pest Control,
Water and Wastewater Treatment,
as well as high school completion,
courses.
For further information or to-
enroll, a student needs only to
request a brochure, which
includes the application form, or
browse their homepage at:'
www.doce.ufl.edu/-indstudy
Send requests via:
eVoice Mail- (352) 392-1171;
*Emall- learn@nervm.rnerdc.ufl.
edu: or,.
*Regular Mail-' University of
Florida Independent Study,
2209 NW 13th Street, Suite D,
Gainesville, FL 32609-3498


BEST FOOT FORWA
By: Dr. Stephen J. Gross, Podiatrist
SWEATY FEET


Excessive sweating of the feet Is
known as "hyperhydrosis"; when
excess moisture Is paired with a foul
smell, the condition is called
"bromhydrosis."
If the seriously unpleasant odor
is not due simply to dirty old-shoes,
a visit to the podiatrist may be in
order. He or she will provide expert
diagnosis, to make sure that the
condition is not the effect of a more
serious problem such as a fungal
infection.
Then foot powder and a regimen
of at-home treatment will krbbably
be prescribed. In certain stubborn


cases, the podi-
atrist may pre- ./
scribe a special
formaldehyde
based applica-
tion which Is usually effective.
Whether a foot condition is
entirely ordinary or really unusu-
al, it is generally most safely and
effectively treated by a podiatric
professional.
Presented in the interest
of better foot care by:
DR. STEPHEN J. GROSS, PODIATRIST
HIGHWAY 98 EASTPOINT
(904) 670-8999


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