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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: November 27, 1997
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 324561. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1997


Purple Pack Tapper Fund Sharks Advance Looking for a Place 4,000 Lbs. of
#1 In State Gives Assistance To Semi-Finals To Dine Thanksgiving? Mullet Seized
Story on Page 8A See Page 3A Details, Photos on Page 7A Great Choices on Page 6A Story on Page 3A



First Water Shipment Since 1984


FCPC Prepares
Shipment of Paper
for Foreign Export
After several years of Inactivi-
ty, the docks bordering Florida
Coast Paper Company, L.L.C. will
once again moor a ship, loading
for export of paper product.
According to Dave Maddox's
log book (former harbor pilot for
44 years), not since September
1984, when, M/S Alea loaded
paper products headed for West
Africa, has a freighter loaded
paper for export at the docks.
Sometime during the day
Friday, November 28, the 623
1/3' long freighter "Pine Arrow"
should pull up to the docks
breaking that 13 year stretch.
Joyce Baxley, Production
Control Supervisor of Florida
Coast Paper Company, said steve-
dores are scheduled to spend
Friday afternoon and Saturday
morning loading 1,900 tons (813
rolls) of linerboard onto the vessel
for export to Italy.
The linerboard will be
processed into cardboard boxes
'upon its arrival. She said the
loading .process is, expected to
take eight to 10 hours to com-
plete.
Harbor Master Billy Howell
said the vessel will be flying a
Bahamian flag when it moors at
the docks Friday. It will draw 22
feet of water as It makes its way
' through the natural deep water
channel of St. Joseph Bay. after
SIts four day trip from Brunswick, -
Georgia, where it was last docked.
In a recent article on Florida
Coast Paper Company, Ferrel
Allen, General Manager, told The
Star that production of light-
weight linerboard for export was
one emphasis the mill would be
pursuing in an effort to diversify
their product production.
At the time, he said, "If all
goes according to plans, we
should have a boat at the docks
within a few months."


The M/S "Alea" takes on a cargo of 1984. It was the last paper traffic across the
paper, bound for West Africa in September local docks.


Allen also said reactivating
the local port is a top priority of
Florida Coast Paper Company,
suggesting shipping activities
could begin occurring on a regu-
lar basis.
Dave Maddox said It has been
-since--1989 that a vessel of any
size docked at the local port.:
During that year two tankers were
loaded with products from
Arizona Chemical.
During 1986 and 1987,
Arizona Chemical (then Glidden
Chemical) .,loaded one small
tanker ship each year. In 1985,
seven oil tankers are recorded
having docked at the old Hess Oil
terminal site.
Hopefully, 'ol Dave is going to
have to dust off the old log book.


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New Products
Allen further recognized
Florida Coast Paper Company
employees who are continuing to
work to help make the mill diver-
siflcation efforts happen.
He-'st'dthe mill has recently
produced two new products, both
of which are currently out in the
marketplace for trial.
Bleached lightweight paper
stock for the production of white
paper bags and bleached paper to
produce white paper plate stock
have been produced by the mill.
"We would like to recognize
our employees for their efforts to
help establish Florida Coast' Paper
Company in the marketplace with
these and other diversified prod-
ucts," Allen said.


The freighter "Pine Arrow" will arrive Fri- board, which is bound for Italy. This is the
day afternoon to load 1900 tons of liner- first freighter in port in 13 years.


Two Hurt

In Boating


Accidents

Barge's Wake Flips
Boat On River Sun.
A boating. accident, near
Battle Bend on the Chipola River,
on Sunday resulted in injuries to
two occupants. A third occupant
escaped without injury.


The accident occurred at
approximately 3:30 Sunday after-
noon, when the boat flipped the
occupants out after it hit a wake
of a passing barge and tug boat,
as they exited a small slough on
the river, according to Captain
Joe Nugent of the Gulf County
Sheriffs Office.
Two of the occupants were
apparently ran over by the boat
and received lacerations.
Gulf County Sheriffs Office
personnel responding to the
scene, Corp. Greg Myrick and
Deputy Chris Dixon administered
first aid to Paul Duncan (deep lac-
eration to forehead) and Rynn
Kever (laceration to hand) when
they arrived at the scene.
A third occupant Jimmy
McDaniel was uninjured. Wewa-
hitchka Ambulance Service trans-
ported the Injured to Bay Medical
Center.
The Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission is investi-
gating the accident.


Port St. Joe/Wewahitchka Gearing Up for Christmas Parades
Port St. boe and Wewahitch- The Port St. Joe parade will be Several local non-profit teresting events throughout the
ka are making final plans for staged at 5:00 p.m. and the We- groups will be sponsoring food day.
their respective Christmas pa- wahitchka parade will be at 6:00, booths at the site. Port St. Joe
rades and related activities, eastern time. Kids will have the opportuni- Santa will arrive in Port St.
Both communities will hold Wewahitchka ty to hang their Christmas orna- Joe via helicopter at 10:00 in the
their Christmas parades on the Wewahitchka will hold its an- ments on the city tree along with morning, landing next to Port St.
same day, December 13, but at nual Christmas Festival at the old several other activities. Joe's City Hall. Santa will spend
different hours, to enable partici- courthouse complex beginning at Games and activities will be the day visiting with kids of all
pants and viewers ample time to 10:30 a.m. and continuing until provided for the kids to enjoy, in- ages who can have their picture
get from one parade to the other. 2:30 p.m. cluding pony rides and other in- (See PARADE on Page 3A)


FCPC Balks



at Tax Levy;



Withholds Funds


Gulf Governments Possibly

Could Get $1,211,777 Less

In Revenues Than Expected
Florida Coast Paper Company, L.L.C. filed papers in the
Gulf County Clerk's office Thursday, November 20 against
Kesley Colbert, Gulf County Property Appraiser, and the
Department of Revenue of the State of Florida.
The suit revolves around a dispute, earlier documented,
between Florida Coast Paper Company and Gulf County's
Property Appraiser over the assessment of the mill's tangible
personal property.
Florida Coast carried the matter to the Gulf County Value
Adjustment Board in September protesting the proposed
assessment. The review board upheld the property appraiser's
assessment of $196,152,170.
A "good faith payment" of $2,674,445.80 was made by the
mill to Gulf County Tax Collector Eda Ruth Taylor on
Thursday also. This payment was based on an assessment of
$134,989,245 in personal property value, the appraised'
amount the mill had petitioned for in their reduction request.
Assessment Same As Last Year
Colbert's assessment of $196,152, 170 for 1997 personal
property was the same amount assessed and paid by St. Joe
Paper Company in 1996, before the mill's name and ownership
were changed.
The assessment dispute has raised the concern of Gulf
County's taxing authorities who stand to lose $1,211,777 in
ad valorem tax revenues if Florida Coast is successful in
obtaining the reduction of $61,162,925 in personal property
assessment.
S Gu.lf. County would lose nearly $450,000 in tax revenues:
the Gulf County School Board, approximately $490,000; the
City of Port St. Joe, $320,000; and the Water Management
District, a little over $3.000.
A history of past personal property returns of St. Joe Paper
Company from 1993 through 1996 reflect a gradual increase
in assessments during the four year period.


In 1993, the mill was assessed just over $172 million;
nearly $182 million in 1994; approximately $184 1/2 million
in 1995; then, $196,152,170 in 1996-the same as the
current 1997 assessment by Gulf County's Property Appraiser.


Beginning November 28th, a mail box, with connections direct to
Santa at the North Pole, will be set up in the vacant lot adjacent to
Port St. Joe's City Hall for kids to mail their wishful letters in.
Those letters will be sent to Santa who will personally answer all
correspondence which contains a self-addressed stamped envelope.
The letters will then be forwarded to The Star for printing in our
Christmas issue.
This year's deadline for mailing Santa letters to receive a reply
from the jolly old gentleman will be 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December
20th. Get busy writing kids!
Those wishing to write to Santa only for publication without a
return letter from "him", are welcome to drop them by The Star where
a special depository will be awaiting their arrival. The same deadline
will apply.


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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1997
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Give Thanks -

It's Easy to Find A Reason
LET US ALL BE, THANKFUL. How many different ways can
we think of tp make that statement? Certainly the thought is up-
permost in our minds as we pause for a day to give thanks for
whatever position we find ourselves in. No matter how bad we
think our particular circumstances are, they could also be
worse!
And that isn't looking at our condition or position with a
"Pollyanna" attitude, either. That's the truth! The pr
No matter how bad or good a circumstance we are experienc- European
ing right now, just give it a little thought and you will realize it house is al
could be worse. to do. So
Especially here in the United States. NASCAR, 1
After the al
We moan and groan and complain about rising prices, the wins." Somi
crime rate, a king size [to us] drug problem, a lack of ability for "The infield
people to get along with each other and the list goes on and on. .. the inf
CONSIDER WHAT YOUR situation would be if you lived in can you he
Iraq, or Egypt, or any of the Middle Eastern countries. One can't They h
even be reasonably assured of waking up on Thanksgiving day. both East
Somebody, you don't even know who, could end your life before
the new day dawned.
Or, suppose you lived in some other place on Earth where
material things were cheap. but you didn't even have the price of
a cheap loaf of bread! Here in America, prices are high, accord-
ing to some standards, but they're not unreasonably so. At least
we can still purchase food and shelter. They are not unobtaina-
ble, such as in so many places in the world: India. for instance.
OR SUPPOSE YOU didn't have good health, your family had
deserted you, or your nation didn't officially believe in God'?
You'd really have cause not to be thankful if you suffered from
any or all of these.
We live in a nation which gives all sufficient reasons to be
thankful. And, really, we believe we all know it. too!
So today, whether your Thanksgiving dinner consists of a
can of pork and beans or the full traditional Thanksgiving feast.
let us all pause for a few moments to offer thanks to God for
what we have.
Remember, we are the only nation which celebrates a special
day, remembering God's blessings to us. and we're the only na-
tion of people who most has cause to. That should be reason
enough to offer our thanks.



Why Bother?

THE ST. ANDREWS BAY beach mouse, and its propensity
for extinction, has been in the forefront for a while, now. Shades
of the snail darter! How can such a small. Insignificant creature
create such a stir?
The environmentalists tell us we shouldn't let this happen as
the lowly mouse is a harbinger of the health of the sand dunes,
which they inhabit, exclusively. They can wax eloquent over this
possibility of demise. ___
It doesn't matter that millions of us pay big dollars to get our
property free of the pesky rodent and his larger cousin, the rat.
Pest control services get rich ridding us of this pest. Millions of
women are frightened by a lowly mouse. Our earth's remaining
elephant population is scared out of its wits at merely the sight
of this small rodent.
And we're going to declare it an endangered species?
WE CAN'T IMAGINE the environmentalists being very suc- I"
cessful with this campaign. We can almost hear a collective sigh
of "Good riddance!" at the first cry of Its pending extinction.
We imagine the environmentalists would get more positive
support if they were to throw all of their energies-Including that
part devoted to preserving the St. Andrew Bay beach mouse-
behind a protective effort for our sand dunes rather than ex- kill
haust it all trying to preserve a small warning of their pending OR :
demise.
TOO, WHY THE NAME St. Andrew Bay beach mouse? It is a I I i
highly publicized fact that the only place they still exist is in the
dunes inside the state park which lies completely inside Gulf
County.
Can it be that Bay County-which doesn't miss a chance to
claim anything worth claiming for their county-doesn't care to
be associated with the lowly animal?
Think about it!


NUHKER DOWH WITH ES BY KESLEY COLBERT


Well, Guys, It Happened ]


oblem with having two-
boys staying at the.'
1 the explaining I have
me of it is easy-"In,
boys, the car out front
plotted number of laps
ne of it is not so easy--
d fly rule, well, let's see
leld fly rule honey,
;lp me here . ."
have lots of holidays in
Germany and Hungary.
i '


Unfortunately for me, none of
them happen to be Thanksgiving.
"You see. fellas. it all began a
long time ago. A bunch of folks
from over in your neck of the
woods landed in America some-
time late in the fall of 1620.
December is probably not your
best time to be wading ashore to
start a colony in, what was to
become known as Plymouth,
Massachusetts. About half the
folks didn't make it through that
first winter. The rest were about
'all done in' until the friendly
Indians helped them plant the
barley and the strange corn and
showed 'em how plentiful the wild


game was.
-Well ol' Bill Bradford had got-
ten himself elected governor and
figured they'd gone about as long
as they could without a political
speech . He gathered up
his folks and all the Indians they
could muster, spread the goodies,
from the bountiful harvest out on
redwood picnic tables, gave'
thanks, and commenced to chow
down for about three days. To the
best of my recollection, an Indian
chief named Massasoit brought in
the first turkeys.
"I think Miles Standish and
John Rolfe were a couple of early
American heavy eaters at that


Like This..

first Thanksgiving. Roger Williams
blessed the meal, and the day.
Pocahontas was the most talked
about Indian 'cause of her blue-
berry maize casserole. Sir WValter
Raleigh provided everyone with
some after dinner Tampa Nuggets
. boys, you can learn a lot
about this nation by studying how
we celebrate our holidays .....
"There's been a lot of head
scratching and even some high
tempered debate over the years as
to exactly what and who those
early Pilgrims were giving thanks
to-or for. Some folks figure they
were thanking the Indians for
saving their bacon. 'Course, con-
sidering how the white man
'helped civilize' ,the Indians over
the next three hundred years it
might be more like a condemned
man's last meal.
"Most felt they were thanking
almighty God for bringing 'em
through a rough first year. But
some of the hard cases In the
crowd were just prqud to be shed
of the English debtor prison. They
were willing to take their chances
with Visa or Mastercard ,.. .
Still others were thankful Wild
Bill held his speech to under two
hours. And many, many of them
were Just grateful that there was-
n't a New York or Washington yet
to butt into their business.
"Historians have determined
that the Baptist Church started
there, on account of all the food
that was consumed by a relative
small number of folks. And after
the meal the Indians broke out a
leather covered ball and a stick
and the younger guys went to
playing 'flys and grounders' right
there in the clearing.
"Such a good time was had by
all that they determined if they
could live through another New
England winter, they'd do the
whole thing over again the follow-
ing year.
"And iwe pretty 'much been
doing it that way ever since.
"I think it was made an 'offi-
cial holiday' by Abraham Lincoln
back during our Civil War. You
guys will enjoy learning about ol'
Abe, he was one of our better
presidents, And he got quite a
chuckle out of this particular law.
He allowed as to how the
American public 'didn't need
much prompting on taking a day
off, or eating-especially those
Baptists'."
I glanced at my two young
charges from Germany and
Hungary to see how they were
"digesting" my dissertation on
Thanksgivings past . they
hadn't gone to sleep, bless their
bright eyed, eager to learn, ever
trusting, old world hearts! It was
time to bring them up to date.
"Mostly today folks take off
from work, gather all the family
and good friends they can round
up-and spend the entire day see-
ing who can out eat whom! And
here's where you guys have fallen
(See KESLEY on Page 3)


There'll Be No Thanksgiving Trip This Year


... Smudgie's "Recovering


WE DIDN'T GET to take our
annual mini vacation at Thanks-
giving time this year. Over the
past several years we have been
on the road, taking an extended
weekend trip and calling it a 'va-
cation'.

We have usually taken an ex-
tended trip to Pigeon Forge, Ten-
lessee, Callaway Gardens and
Asheville, N. C. during the vari-
ous years at Thanksgiving time.
There's a crowd on the go that
weekend. On one of those trips,
we went to see the Biltmore Man-
sion at Asheville, especially to
take a look at how they had gone
about decorating that 200-room
bungalow, and ran into the larg-
est crowd to visit the mansion all
year long. It took over an hour of
waiting in line, outside the house,
to gain entrance and tour the
main house.
I concluded that it would
have been worth the wait, if it
hadn't been raining intermittent-
ly. That was some sight to see.


ETA OIN SHRDLU


j By Wesley Ramsey -
),


A COUPLE OF years, we
went to Pigeon Forge and to Dol-.
lywood. That was probably one of
the most entertaining trips we
have taken. Dollywood had sever-
al shows to offer, and craftsmen
stationed throughout the park,
plying their trade and demon-
strating how things were done in
the old days.
Dollywood was very entertain-
ing, and a relaxing place to visit.
Of course, the crowds were
running over one another in Pi-
geon Forge. We had to eat supper
one Thanksgiving day at Wendy's.
It was the only place we could get
in.


Pigeon Forge is a beautiful
place around Thanksgiving but
the people are wall to wall. Your
chances .of seeing snow at that
time of the year are pretty good,
too.
We did, crossing the moun-
tain on the way home during
one trip we made there.

AND, OF COURSE, the nu
merous trips we took to Callaway
Gardens to see the Christmas
lights were worth the trips] too0
It's something to see an eight mile
stretch of the drive through the.
gardens decorated with millions :
[literally] of lights strategically


placed .
The "rain forest" especially in-'
trigued me because it was so sim-
ply done, yet so effectiUve.
We sat behind a couple, rid-
ing, the trolley through the gar-
dens, one year, that said he had
been to Callaway to see the lights
for six consecutive years! They're
that impressive.
Callaway Gardens is strictly a
family entertainment center.
Everything is very low-key and
nothing is risque or featuring ac-
tivities you wouldn't want your
children or your wife to be in-
volved in.
Pigeon Forge, Dillard, and
Helen, Georgia, are also family
oriented entertainment; but not
to the degree which Callaway
Gardens seems to be.

WE WON'T BE seeing Calla-
way's lights, Pigeon Forge's Dolly-
wood with its musical shows and
active craftsmen, or the Biltmore
House, nor Ramsey's Apple
House this year. We were going


and were making plans on what
we would visit this year, when the
entire family came down with ail-
ments just serious enough to
keep us home.
Frenchie had to have some
dental work done, I wasn't feeling
too well and worst of all Smudgie
was under the. weather.
,,I told you a couple of weeks
ago about having a stray cat op-
erated on-he's still sticking
around the house, by the way;
even after we had him made into
an "it", rather than leave him a
healthy, roving tom cat.
Well, after that episode, we
decided to have Smudgie taken
care of, too. We had her undergo
a 'hysterectomy', rather than a
common spaying procedure, last
Monday and she has been recov-
ering ever since.
'Smudgie, unlike the cat,
didn't go into that procedure
without putting up an objection.
She' fought all the way. She
worked on our sympathies for all
it was worth. She took advantage


of her recovery period, and, at
this writing, is still "recovering".

WHEN SMUDGIE is ailing,
everybody is ailing She sees to
that. She gets carried in and out
of the house; she gets helped up
arid down from her favorite place
on her favorite couch; she gets
special food, and she gets helped
in and out of our bed at night.
She plays that 'invalid' card
to its fullest.
Smudgie almost beats us out
of the house when we start to go
somewhere, so if she knew we
were postponing a trip on her ac-
count, she would probably be
mad.
She knows when we are going
somewhere and stations herself
beside the back door leading to
the carport, so she won't get left
behind-even in her delicate con-
dition.
We'll Just have to plan a trip
around Christmas weekend to
make up for Thanksgiving. Smud-
gle should be feeling better then.


-THE STAR-
USPHS 518880
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Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
by The Star Publishing Co. of Port St. Joe, Inc.
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William H. Ramsey Vice President
Frenchie Ramsey..........Treasurer, Office Manager
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 1997 PAGE 3A


Upper Foundation Makes Grant

,' To Assist In Conducting Accelerated Reading Prbgramt


Kesley.mPage.2)
.. (From Page 2)


into' some extraordinary good'
luck. We're going to Cathy's fami-
ly for the holidays. They've got
some people in that group that'
can eat more at onre sitting 'than
Miles Standish, the crew ori the
Mayflower and the entire Iroquois'
Indian Nation' asit" existed' in
162,1 combinedl I'mii. telling you,
most folks haIe topay admission
to see Jo Blalr'eat! You're going to'
get It for freely
"And here's something e1sIe
you're going to get from that fam-
ily that also won't cost you noth-'
ing. They aie going to love you to
death! They don't care where you
are from, about who your 'mother
and them' are, where you spent
last Thanksgiving, that a 'small
technicality might keep you from
being an actual blood relative,
what your political-persuasion is,
how much money you brought
with you or where you're gonna be
ten years from: now. They just
want to give thanks that we're all
here, celebrate the day with you,
eat 'til they hurt, and get to the
back "yard for a 'little 'flys and
grounders' with the kids. i
"Arid I'll tell' you guys one
other' thing about America-
there's umpteen blue million fam-
ilies here that would treat you
exactly the same way .-. ....
Serving My Country,
Kes





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From left, are David Warriner, Managing Trustee of Tapper
Foundation, daughter Amelia, Mary Gibson, Accelerated Reading
Program Coordinator and Junior Service League member, and
Ann Barrier, school librarian.


To coincide with the 1997
Port St. Joe Elementary School
Book Fair, the George G. Tapper
Foundation contributed $5,000 to
assist the Accelerated Reading
.,Program, a program started
, recently by the Parent Teacher
' organization.
The gift was made in honor of
the Junior Service League for the
volunteer efforts of its members
toward this academic curriculum.
Mr. Lewter. principal of the
elementary school said, "On
behalf of the students and faculty,
we appreciate the support of
David and Trish Warriner and the
Tapper Foundation for their gen-
erous donation to our Accelerated
Reading Program."
The money donated will be
used to purchase approximately
one-third of the books needed for
the children's reading program.
Mrs. Barrier said, "The majority of
the books will be used in kinder-


Nets, 4,000 Lbs. of Mullet Seized


Parades
-From Page 1
made with him for a nominal fee,
sponsored by the Merchants As-,
'sociation and the Chamber of
'Commerce.
The Kiwanis Club will be sell-
ing barbecued chicken from the
vacant lot beside City Hall, begin-
ning at 11:00 and continuing un-
til it is all gone. The barbecue will
'-benefit the new Gulf/Franklin
center of Gulf Coast Community
College, which is currently under
construction.
S' Activities for the kids have
been planned for with games and
.activities all day long. One of the
features for the kids will be the
operation of a "Kid's Store" locat-
ed in the, refurbished Hobbs
building. Local merchants are
stocking the store with items that
sell for under $20.00, and the
junior cheerleaders will usher the
kids in the store, helping them
with their purchases and wrap-
'ping their gifts for them .all
without the help of momma or
daddy


On the morning of Monday,
November 24, at approximately
4:45 a.m., ET, Lieutenant
Herman Jenkins. Investigator
Neal Goss, and Officer Shane Lee
seized a total of two entangling
nets with a total length of over
700 yards and a depth of 14 feet
in the Thirteen Mile area of
Franklin County.
Also seized in the case were
approximately 4,000 pounds of


roe mullet. The arrests were the
results of long hours of surveil-
lance by the Undercover Resource
Protection Unit.
Arrested were George Ward,
Shannon Hartsfield, ,Thomas
Hudson, James Curtis Monroe
and Robert Lynn Ammons.
The subjects were cited with a
total of 29 charges, ranging from
possession of illegal nets to viola-
tions of weekend closure.


Local Seizure of

Entangling Nets,


On the evening of November
18th. at approximately-. 10:20
p.m.. CT, Officers Rob Goley and
Shane Lee seized a total of five
entangling nets In the Eleven Mile
area of Franklin County. Also
seized in the case were approxi-
mately 600 pounds of mullet.
The arrests were the result of
long hours of surveillance by the
Undercover Resource Protection
Unit.
Arrested were John "Henry


Kilgore and Tracy Dewayne Shiv-
er. Both subjects were cited for
being in simultaneous possession-
of entangling nets and mullet.

Did Your Know?
If you've been taken in the
past by telemarketing fraud,'
watch out for a scheme that adds
insult to injury. Scam artists buy
and sell "sucker lists" with the
names of people who have lost
money in fraudulent promotions.


garten through third grade. I feel
this is the area of greatest need,,
when early reading is essential.," :
Trish Warriner, chairman obf ,
the foundation said, "This pro-
gram needs a boost and we are
proud to be able to help. I have :
personally volunteered with this
program and I am amazed'by the
increased 'amount of reading by


Amnesty I

Success in
Saturday, November 15 was
the first ever fall "Amnesty Day" in
Port St. Joe, and the turn out was.

Garrett Named
Plant Manager
David Garrett has been
named plant manager at Arizona :
Chemical's Port St. Joe plant. In
his new position, he will be re-
sponsible for managing and di-
recting the overall operations of
the Port St. Joe facility.
Garrett began his career with
Arizona Chemical's parent com-
pany, Inteirnational Paper, in
1980 at the Natchez, Mississippi,
-mill as a project engineer in the
technical services department.
The following year, he joined Ari- V
zona Chemical at the Panama
City plant and worked as a pro-
duction engineer in the tei-pene
resin, terpene and tall oil depart-
ments.
In 1986, Garrett transferred
to the Port St. Joe plant and was
-named superintendent of the.tall
oil department. He returned to
the Panama City plant in 1990 as
superintendent of the tall oil de-
partment. In January 1995, he
was named plant manager at the
Oakdale, Louisiana plant. Most.
recently, since July 1995. Garrett
was plant manager at the Pana-
ma City plant.
Originally from Panama City.
where he grew up, Garrett holds
an associate degree from Gulf
Coast Community College. He is
also a graduate of the University
of Florida In Gainesville, where he
holds a bachelor's of science in
chemical engineering.


the children."
1>. "tA list of books needed to com-
pjbte the project is.available in the
lllary. The average cost per'book
is.;$13.95. Anyone interested in
making a contribution to the
Accelerated Reading Program col-
lection in honor of, or in memory
.of, a, loved.one or friend can con-
tact Mrs. Barrier at the elemen-
t.iy school library' at'227-'1221.





St. oe
tremendous. Amnesty Day, a col-
lection of household'wastes, was
held at 'the' Gulf County
Courthouse' Iin eonjiunction with
"'National ,Recycling Day". The
event .was coordinated' by the
Environmental'; Stewardship
"Council at Arizqna Chemical and
operated by CITY Environmental.
SAli estimated 83 vehicles
pulled through the drop off center
at the'Gulf County Courthouse.
Over 49 55-gallon drums and
containers were 'filled with oil
based paints,' car' batteries,
aerosol cans,, solvents;, used oil
and fluorescent tubes.:,
Jim Newton, Arizona Chemi-
cal Environmental Specialist said,
"The community participation
during Amnesty Day was amaz-
ing. Some citizens would pull up
with trailers full of household
waste Waiting for an opportunity
to correctly dispose of the materi-
als. Everyone who came was very
appreciative of the .effort and
asked if Amnesty Day was going
to become an annual event"
"Amnesty Day" was a result of
area businesses combining efforts
to ensure that household haz-
ardous waste Would be properly
treated and disposed of.'
Thank you to Arizona Chemi-
cal's Environmental Stewardship
Council. Florida Coast Paper
Company, L.L.C., Premier
Services Company, General
;Chemical Company, Citizens
Federal Savings Bank, Gulf
County, and City of Port St Joe;
also, to The Star Publishing
Company for publication of the
event, and WMBB-Channel 13 for
discussing "Amnesty Day" on its
November 14th noon program.


WISH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY


WARM AND WONDERFUL


S.... iTT A TT .... T T T AA


THANKSGIVING DAY.


It's an appropriate time of year to pause and.,
reflect on the many blessings in our lives. At
Citizens Federal Savings Bank, we're particularly
thankful for our customers and friends, as they
are the very cornerstone of our bank. We're
grateful to employees who share our common


commitment to service and solutions within the
community. And we're thankful for a rebounding
locall economy which provides necessary job
opportunities for area families.
We wish you and your family a wonderful
Thanksgiving holiday!


CITIZENS FEDERAL

SAVINGS BANK

OF PORT ST. JOE

Member FDIC
'!A'


Port St. Joe
401 5th St.'
227-1416


Apaloa icola
58 4h St.
653-9828


Mexico Beach
1202 Highway 98
648-5060


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Candlelight Ceremony Unites Cabaniss and Baker


In the candlelit sanctuary of
Long Avenue Baptist Church on
the evening of September 20,
Emily Michelle Cabaniss and
Robert William Baker, Jr., cli-
maxed their fairy tale romance by
exchanging their marriage vows
before a host of family and
friends.
The Reverend Curtis Clark
officiated at the double-ring cere-
mony.
Emily is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Jerry Cabaniss of
Howard Creek, and Robert is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baker
of Mexico Beach. Emily's grand-
parents are Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Buskens of Mexico Beach and Mr.
and Mrs. Willard Cabaniss of Bay
Minette, Alabama. Robert is the
grandson of Ida Letterman of
Mexico Beach.
The large dais of the sanctu-
ary, radiant in flickering candle-
light from a profusion of ivy-
entwined heart candelabra and
tree candelabrum, featured a
brass archway, resplendently
woven with tulle and ivy as the
focal point for the ceremony.
Flanked by immense ferns,
large pedestals draped in tulle
held impressive floral arrange-
ments in teal, rose, and white, the,
bride's chosen colors, for visual
interest on each side of the dais.
Tulle and wedding bows adorned
the length of the altar rail, and,
trails of ivy enhanced the window
sills.
Classic prenuptial music was
presented by Jennifer Taylor,
pianist, and Janice Cox, organist.
Soloist Alford Ramsey sang the
couple's favorite song "Me and
You," and Mark Jones added his
rendition of "The Lord's Prayer"
and "The Parents' Prayer" during
the ceremony, which was initiated
by the lighting of the unity candle
by the couple's parents.
Leading the wedding party as
they began their descent before
the bride were Emily's friends,


Dana Earley, maid of honor, and
Kiki Fields, Kim Nobles, and
LeAnn Tolliver, bridesmaids.
They wore matching floor-
length teal dresses, featuring
scoop necklines and cap sleeves..
Originating at the shoulders and
draping gracefully to the waist-
line, their organza trains then
flowed gently below white satin
rosettes. Long, white gloves com-
plemented their attire. They car-
ried floral nosegays in rose and
white with ivy and teal ribbon
accents.
Robert and his best man, Jeff
Wood, and groomsmen Mike
Gainey, Wes Mercer, and Matt
Cabaniss were dashingly attired
in classic, black tuxedos. Other
attendants were Walter and
Ronnie Hunley, Matt and Wes
Mercer, and Little John Baker.
Strewing rose petals from a
bouquet from the groom to the
bride, flower girls Kayleigh and
Ashleigh Lewis, Caltlyn Baker,
and Lauren Moore prepared the
aisle for the bride.
Robert was joined at the altar
by Master Dylan Cabaniss to
watch their beloved lady, the
bride, approach on the arm of her
father.
Like a storybook bride, Emily
was elegant in her formal gown of
white bridal satin, featuring a
Victorian neckline and a sculp--
tured overbodice, enhanced by re-
embroidered Alencon lace and
encrusted with seed pearls and
iridescents.
From slight poufs at the
shoulders, the long, tapered
sleeves of lace, pearls, and irides-
cents, extended to bridal points at
her hands. Below the deep-V of
the bodice back, her full satin
skirt fell gracefully from a basque
waistline.
Complementing lace motifs
cascaded down the skirt and scal-
loped the hemline. Her detach-
able, chapel-length satin train
flowed from a pronounced cut-


work lace bow.
Her fingertip veil of double-
pouf white illusion billowed from-,
a white floral wreath, which encir-
cled the upswept ringlets of her '
beautiful, dark hair. ,
The bride carried a bouquet of-
white roses, featuring an heirloom
handkerchief and resting on an'I
inlaid mother-of-pearl Bible,
which her mother had carried in
her wedding.
The mothers of both the bride""
and groom wore floor-length suits
in varying shades of teal. They.
wore white carnation corsages'-
featuring matching teal ribbon.
Following the ceremony,
guests were entertained at a
reception at the church's Family.
Life Center. As guests entered,
they enjoyed a large bridal por- '
trait of Emily.
The fairy tale theme of Emily
and Robert's courtship was car-
ried out in the decor of the recep-
tion area, with chenrbs embellish-
ing the tables. The white wedding
cake, distinguished by a rose
motif, was a display centered
around a fountain and flanked by,
sets of double-tiered cakes, unit-
ed by staircases ascending to the'
bride and groom cake top.
The food tables were laden
with a large assortment of dell-
cious hors d'oeuvres, fruits,
seafood, and sweets prepared by,
the bride's family.


Punch was served by Trina
Thursby and Tina Whitfield from
a handsome heirloom, crystal
punch bowl, lovingly provided for
the occasion by Elaine Jackson.
Likewise, Dana Maige cut the
cake using an heirloom cake knife
from the bride's family.
Special guests at the wedding
were the family's close friends,
Lavern and Pat Allen, from
Hillsboro, Texas.
In traditional fairy tale style,
the groom whisked away his bride
in a large, horse-drawn carriage,
bedecked in lights and bows, as
they left the church for a week's
honeymoon cruise to the Keys
and Cozumel, Mexico.
They now reside at Mexico
Beach. The groom is employed by
Florida Coast Paper Company and
the bride is continuing her educa-
tion at Gulf Coast Community
College, as well as working at
Patient's Choice Medical Service
in Panama City.
, The prenuptial rehearsal din-
ner was held at Julie's Restaurant
on Reid Avenue in Port. St. Joe.
The. restaurant was beautifully
decorated in teal, with fresh flow-
ers and candles.
After the rehearsal, for the
wedding ceremony at the church,
the wedding party along with fam-
ily met at the restaurant for a
candlelit steak dinner.


Celebrate 2nd!

John and Matthew Keigans
celebrated their second birthday *
Sunday, November 16 with a
party at their grandmother's
house, with family and friends
attending.
John and Matthew are the
sons of Billy and Bonnie Keigans
and the brothers of Mark Ayers
and Krystal Keigans. They are the
grandsons of Cora Ayers of
Mexico Beach and the late John
D. Ayers and Billy Joe Keigans of
Quincy and Sue Hemanes of
Chattahoochee. .... .
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Orin and Christine Schoelles are together after 50 years of
marriage, 4 children and 2 grandsons. Married on November
28, 1947 they have gone around the world together but have
always come back to their native Florida. Residing in both
Tampa and Port St. Joe Beach they can be found along their
favorite beaches and cutting a rug with the kids on a night out.
After an- anniversary trip to Las Vegas or somewhere else fun
they'll be back to the usual gallivanting about the counitrside -
so watch out!


Mr. and Mrs. Robert William Baker, Jr.


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Family


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The Junior Service League

Christmas Chili Cook-off
ENTRY FORM

Contest date December 13, 1997.
Pre-registration fee $25.00.
Deadline for entries December 5, 1997
To be held at the lot adjacent to City Hall.


NAME:

ADDRESS:

TELEPHONE:

Please mail to Junior Service League, P.O. Box 114,
Port St. Joe, Fl. 32457
For further information, please call Liz Roberts 229-2716.
PRIZES AWARDED

j^\ .


Emylee Michelle Tull
It's a Girl!
Darrell .and Stacie Tull are
happy to announce the birth ci
their daughter, Emylee Michelle,
on October 27th. Emylee weighed
9 pounds and 3.8 ounces, and
she was 20 inches long.
Her proud grandparents are
Darrell and Rhonda Tull and Der-
rell and Margaret Chitty.

Ceod 7oTerant Satsuma Orange, Sweet & Tart
Kumquat, Lemon, Grapefruit. Fresh
fruit also available, pecans, fig, grape,
blueberry, apple, Japanese persim- ',
mon. Bradford pear, live oak, hollies'
large selection of camellias, and
landscape plants.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 1997 PAGE 5A


NSDAR Met
', The regular November meet-
ing of the Saint Joseph Bay
Chapter, NSDAR, was held on
November 19 at 12 noon at St.
Joseph Bay Country Club.
After a Thanksgiving dinner,
Tonya Nixon, a representative of
the Wewahitchka State Bank in
Port St. Joe, gave a very interest-
ing presentation on banking and
patriotism. The bank is very inter-
ested in the community and all its
patriotic endeavors. Afterwards,
she presented each member with
unusual gifts, including flag pins.
The annual membership tea
will be held at the home of Mrs.
D.L. Owens in Wewahitchka on
December 17 from 3 until 5 p.m.,
ET.


From left are
Mrs. B. H.
Pridgeon, Sr.,
Tonya Nixon
(representing
Wewahitchka
State Bank)
and Mrs. C. W.
Norton.


Christmas Chili Cook-Off Set


High School Club's Food Drive a Success Port St. Joe High School to keep
up the'good work.
The Port St. Joe High School dents) Club's annual canned food
P.O.P.S. (Power of Positive Stu- drive was once again a success. Lu y R ipi
The members of the club would ucky Recipient


Bazaar, Bake
Rummage Sale
The Port St. Joe Garden Club
is having its annual Christmas
bazaar, bake and rummage sale
on Saturday, December 6th at the
garden center 6n Eighth Street in
Port St. Joe. "i.e doors will open
at 8:00 a.m. Please stop by and
take advantage of the many great
buys that will be available.


like to thank all of the partici-
pants for contributing a total of
580 items.
To encourage participation,
the food drive was set up as a
contest between the first block
classes. The winning class was
Mrs. Riley's class, which donated
169 items. Second place in the
contest went to Mr. Herring's
class, which contributed 144
items. The POPS club would like
to encourage all the students of


The Gulf County Senior
Citizens Association has
announced the lucky donors in
their recent prize giveaway
fundraiser.
The recipient of the certificate
good for a $100 grocery shopping
spree at Duren's Piggly Wiggly
was Sue Jones. James Dumas
was given the free oil change and
grease job donated by Pate's
Service Station.
The association appreciates
all who gave donations in this
giveaway.


Scout of the Month
Congratulations are extended
7.- to Emily Raffield for her achieve-
- ment in becoming "Jr. Girl Scout
of the Month" for November.
Emily is nine years old and she
enjoys Girl Scouts because she
A says she "gets to see friends and
learn different things."
Emily's favorite activity in Jr.
Girl Scouts is going on outings.
Emily is currently working hard
';" on earning the badges of first aid
and aerospace. The leaders and
fellow scouts are proud of her
achievements.


Jamie Lester (left) and Pam, Martin (right)
Subway Gives to Domestic Violence. Program
Because Octobergjasp Domes- amount or$191.0 .'The donation
tic Violence Awareness Month, will be used to benefit the pro-
the Subway restaurant in Wewa- gram's clients in Gulf County.
hitchka devised a plan to provide Since January of this year,
the community with not only 119 women and 141 children
good subs, but also support of a have been assisted through the
valuable community resource. Wewa-based office. If you or any-
During the entire month of one you know is in need of help,
October, a portion of the cost of please call the Wewa office at
each sLx-inch sub that was sold: 639-4300, or the hotline at 1-
was set aside. On November
13th, Jamie Lester. the owner/ 800-252-2597. Help is available
operator of the Wewa branch of through the hotline 24 hours day.
Subway, presented Pam Martin, The Salvation Army would
the rural coordinator of the Salva- like to encourage everyone to call
tion Army Domestic Violence Pro- and become a trained volunteer
gram for Gulf and Calhoun and help put an end to domestic
'Counties, with a check in the, violence in the community.


....





Se. rtSt. Je Merchan
cA&sucatihil is &poivu rtiij tie.
4 74ll? Cf16m
0
7Parade

an, December 13 at 5:00 p.m.
Annual Parade and 5K Reindeer Run in yo
addition to Arts, Crafts, Games and Food Vendors. Santa will .
arrive by helicopter at 11:00 a.m. across from City Hall. 0
All churches, civic organizations, fire and police departments
are invited to participate.
There will be NO candy thrown from floats. '"
You will not be permitted to throw candy from
ANY moving vehicle in the parade.
Send the form below to: III ".
Tonya Nixon, Parade Coordinator
Wewahitchka State Bank
P. 0. Box 398
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
or call 229-8226

^ Group Name *..


Telephone Number-
Type of Entry:



.,, al


Emily Raffleld


The Junior Service League's
1997 Provisional Class will be
holding a chili cook-off on
Saturday, December 13. So dig
out your coveted family recipe
and enter to win. This will be one
of the many events held during
the Port St. Joe Christmas bazaar
and parade.
All entry forms must be in by
December 5th. Please bring your
chili to the Junior Service League
booth in the lot adjacent to City
Hall at 3:00 p.m.; judging will


Mr. and Mrs. Lester Sadler
Celebrate 60
Years Together
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Sadler
celebrated their 60th anniversary
on October 30th, along with their
six children: Jim Sadler, Patricia
Harrison. and Carol Bradley, all
of Tallahassee; Diane Tucker and
Jackie- Lewis, both of Eastpoint;
and Thomas Lee Sadler of Suma-
tra.
Also on hand to celebrate
were the couple's 17 grandchil-
dren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Sadler lived in Port
St. Joe and Apalachicola for
'many years. Upon their retire-
ment, they moved to Sumatra,,
and still reside there.

If YOU See News HiIppeiit g,,,
Call The Star at227-1278


OFFICE SPACE
FOR RENT:
3000 s.f. on Reid
Ave. with private
parking lot. Will
finish building to suit
upscale office com-
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Duren, 227-129 or
229-6031,
leave message ,


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Custom Meat Works
USDA Retail & Wholesale


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John F. Bailey Rd.


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Thursday, December 4, 1997
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


C.o Rolberson


Certified Public Accountant

324 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe, FL
227-3838



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begin promptly at 3:30 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded to the first,
second and third place winners.
For a donation of one dollar,
you may sample the chili of your
choice. All proceeds will help pro-
vide holiday cheer for our
community seniors in need. For
more information, please call Liz
Roberts at 229-2716.

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are invited


to attend the next 1
meeting of

Citizens For


Academic


Excellence

on Monday, December 1, at
6:00 p.m. at the First Methodist
Church fellowship hall.


You are also encouraged to attend
the next Gulf County School Board
meeting on Tuesday, December 2,
at 9:00 a.m.

Let's show our

,support for Gu 0

County

. \ Schools!


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PAGE 6A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 1997


THE FIRST THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION
Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the provi-
dence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His
Benefits, and humbly implore His Protection, aid and favors...
Now, therefore, I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th
day of November next, to be devoted by the people of these
states to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is
the Beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that
will be that we may then all unite in rendering unto Him our sin-
cere and humble thanks for His kind care and protection of the
people of this country, and for all the great and various favors
which He has been pleased to confer upon us.
George Washington, 1789
Happy Thanksgiving! Linda's Restaurant



A Bountiful

Thanksgiving Day
HrvestinOQystertown

at Carolines
Chef Ron Wright presiding
1 la.m.'til 5
Regular Evening Menu Served 5 'til 9

*Smoked turkey.with oyster stuffing, mashed potatoes, giblet gravy,
honey glazed carrots, cranberry sauce................................. $12.95
*Fresh herb crusted roast pork loin with augratin potatoes, broccoli
with cheese sauce, garnished with fresh fruit...................... $12.95
*Potato crusted grouper with kiwi-tomato salsa served w/rice pilaf &'
a medley of fresh vegetables garnished w/lemon crowns.......$14.95
*Rosemary Dijon crusted lamb chops grilled, served with baked red
potatoes & fresh cut green beans garnished with rosemary and mint
jelly.......................................... $14.95
*Medallions of beef filet grilled to order, placed on herb crusted toast
points topped with shitaki, mushroom caps and rich Madagascar
sauce, served with fried shoe string potatoes and vegetables..$14.95
All entrees served with cup of special homemade soup, marinated
salad, homemade desserts, coffee or tea.
'Children's menu also at ailable upon request.

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Leftovers are as much a part cl holh-
day tradition as roast turkeys and fam-
ily gatherings. But 'leftovers' doesn't
haveto mean a reheating of the aminc
dish you served last night.
Holiday. feasts lea\e behind the
perfect ingredients for crcati'e and
satisfying no-fuss meals later on The
turkey that roasted for hours now
becomes a hearty sandwich. a s ,-r\
soup, or a tempting casserole in- no
time. And leftover vegetables can be '
baked into a casserole or tossed in a
salad your family will relih. .the
second time around.
"Leftovers don't have to be thought
of as 'yesterday's' meal." explains
George Bay, a Cordon Bleu chef and
last minute cook himself. "TheN pro-
vide us \viih slow-cooked, t.a'\orful
ingredients that add your ov n personal
dimension to quick and eas\ meals.
For example, leftover turkey\ slices
layered on lightly :.toasted English
muffins and topped with a s\"eet
cranberry sauce and warm brie cheese
create a gourmet sandwich."
Here are a few additional Last Minute
Cook ideas to help you create wonder-
ful meals with your holiday leftovers.
Turkey Waldorf Muffins
1/4 cup bottled Italian dressing
1/4 cup dried cranberries or
cherries
1/4 cup chopped toasted walnuts
1/4 cup mayonnaise
4 Bays English Muffins, split,
toasted
1/2 pound sliced turkey
1 Gala or other crisp apple,
cored, thinly sliced
1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
Fresh sage
Combine Italian dressing, cranberries
and walnuts. Spread mayonnaise on' *
toasted English muffin halves. Arrange
sliced turkey, apple slices and celery
slices alternately on top. Spoon dress-
ing mixture over top. Garnish with
fresh sage leaves.


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Note: For those short on time, equal
parts of leftover Waldorf Salad and
cubed or sliced cooked turkey can be
substituted for above mixture. Garnish
with dried cranberries.

Creamy Turkey Pasta Salad
1 pound Rotini pasta
1 package (16 oz.) frozen
Italian vegetables
1 1/3 cups low fat mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash Extra
Spicy Seasoning
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 pound cooked turkey meat,
: cubed,
Cook pasta until aldente, about 10 to
12 minutes. Drain, rinse .with cold
water. ,
Microwave vegetables according to
package directions. *
In large bowl, stir together mayon-
naise, Mrs. Dash seasonings and Dijon
mustard. Add turkey, pasta and
vegetables. Toss to blend. -Serve at
room temperature, or refrigerated.
Makes 14 servings.
Per serving: 210 calories, 6g fat,
20mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 30g
carbohNdrates, 0lg protein.

Wild Rice and Turkey Casserole
1 can (10 3/4 oz.) low fat cream
of celery soup, undiluted
2 1/2 cups water .
1 cup uncooked wild rice mixture
1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash Onion &
Herb Seasoning
1/4 pound cooked turkey meat,
shredded
Preheat oven to 3750F. Spray a
2-quart casserole with nonstick cook-
ing spray. Empty soup into casserole.
Add water slowly into the soup
while stirring.. Add rice, Mrs. Dash
Onion & Herb Seasoning and turkey.
Stir well. Bake uncovered for 45
minutes. Remove and stir again. Bake
for another 15 minutes. Let stand
for 5 minutes before serving. Makes
6 servings.


"Sheet" Pumpkin
Pie For a Crowd
A true dessert lover always
saves room for dessert, especially.
during holidays and celebrations
when a crowd is the order of the
day for most. For many, a crowd
means spending long hours in the
Kitchen. Help Is here.
This easy version of America's
favorite holiday pie turns dessert
making for a crowd into a breeze.
"Pumpkin Pie. for a Crowd" is
'sheet" pie with all the flavor, rich-
ness and smooth custard texture
of the more traditional round pie.
To serve, cut into squares and top
with your favorite pie topping.
PUMPKIN PIE FOR A CROWD
(Makes 12 to 16 servings)
Pastry for double-crust 9 inch pie
4 eggs, lightly beaten
3 1/4, cups (29-ounce can) solid
pack pumpkin
11/2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
3 cups (two 12-ounce cans) undi-
'luted 'evaporated milk
Vanilla yogurt or whipped cream
for garnish (optional)
Lay two nine-inch pastry
rounds into 13 x 9 x 2-inch bak-
ing dish, overlapping at'center of
dish. Trim overhanging dough
from nine-inch sides of dish; use
trimmings to fill spaces. Trim
dough even with edges of dish;
press edges all around with tines
of fork.
In large bowl, combine eggs,
pumpkin, sugar, salt, cinnamon,
ginger, cloves, and evaporated
milk. Pour into pie shell. Bake in
preheated 425F oven for 15 min-
Sutes., Reduce temperature to
350F. Bake an additional 50 to
60 minutes or until knife inserted
near center comes out clean. Cool
before cutting. Garnish with dol-
lop of vanilla yogurt or whipped
cream, if desired.


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dining pleasure.
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Duck Season Opened Nbv. 22


With duck numbers on the
increase, Florida waterfowl hunt-
ers are hoping for a banner sea-
son. Florida's 60 day season runs
from November 22 through Janu-
ary 20. Both the season length
and bag limit of six ducks was ex-
panded this season due to a
growing duck population across
North America.
"Surveys this year showed
there were 42.6 million ducks in
the nesting areas of the prairie-
pothole region of North America
and into Canada," said Diane
Eggeman, a veteran waterfowl bi-
ologist with the Florida Game and
Freshwater Fish Commission.
That's a record high."
For- young duck hunters,


January 24th has been designat-
ed as Youth Waterfowl Hunting
Day. Children under 16 years of
age may hunt ducks that day
while in the presence of a non-
hunting adult.
In addition to a Florida hunt-
ing license, waterfowl hunters
need both state and federal duck
stamps and a free migratory bird
harvest permit, unless exempt.
The Migratory Bird Information
Program was put in place nation-
wide to collect information about
the harvest of ducks and several
other migratory species.
Eggeman said anyone killing
a banded duck or goose could call
in the band number by dialing 1-
800-327-BAND (2263),.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 1997 PAGE 7A


Sharks Advance to Regional Semi-Finals


The Port St. Joe Sharks
advance In the Class 2A playoffs


with a 32-7 win over Blountstown
this past Friday night. The


[Photo Above] James Daniels (21) races down the
sideline for an 80 yard interception return for a
touchdown, while Kyle Adkison (54) gets set to make
a block.
[Photo at Right] Port St. Joe's Tyson Pittman (31) l'i(
breaks loose from a Blountstown defender to record
one of his four touchdowns Friday night.


Helen O0. Rollins
Helen 0. Rollins. of Port St.
Joe, a native of Houston County,
Alabama, passed away at 3:00
a.m. on Friday. November 21.
She received her BA from
Troy State Teachers College and
taught third grade in the Gulf
County School System from 1937
until her retirement in 1961. She
was a member of the Gulf County
Retired Teachers Association and
the National Association of
Retired Teachers. Mrs. Rollins,
was also a long time member of
St. James Episcopal Church.
She was predeceased by her
husband, James Earl Rollins. She
is survived by her daughter, Peggy
Stevens and husband Charles of
Port St. Joe; one grandchild, Jay
Stevens and wife, Terri, of
Atlanta; and a great-granddaugh-
ter, Taylor Stevens.
Graveside funeral services
were held at Holly Hill Cemetery,
at 11:00 a.m. E.T. Monday, con-
ducted by Rev. Jerry Huft.
Interment followed.
All services were under the
.T ... .


Sor Call us at (850)


direction of Comforter Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe.

David P. Herbert
David Philip Herbert, of Ashe-
ville, North Carolina, died sud-
denly on Wednesday, November
19th, at the age of 36.
He was a lifelong resident of
North Carolina, residing in Mills
River and Asheville and was the
beloved husband of Laura Collin-
sworth Herbert and the son of
Robert W. Herbert, of Davidson,
North Carolina, formerly of Hen-
dersonville, North Carolina. His
mother, Patricia Lowrey, resides
in Navarre.
He is survived by two sisters,
Anne Herbert Wilhelm, of Corneli-
us, North Carolina, and Kay Her-
bert, of Columbia, South Caroli-
na, and one brother, Robert
Herbert, of Albany, New York.
A memorial service was held
at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, Novem-
ber 22nd. Memorials may be
made to "Feed the Hungry", P.O.,
Box 1268, Davidson, North Caro-
lina 28036. ,'


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by Blountstown and Pittman dove 33 yards in the drive.
and intercepted .the ball. On the Rod Chambers had three car-
next play, Pittman broke through ries for 14 yards and'Jim Faison
the Tigers' defense for a 26 yard had one for four yards. Patterson
touchdown. Summers' extra point and Daniels also connected for 10
attempt was good and the Sharks yards.
led 7-0 with 11:22 left in the first The Sharks were forced to try
half. fr +. .. ...- n r ,- ni-n u...
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On Blountstown's. next play
from the line of scrimmage,
George Foxworth hit the Tigers'
running back and caused a fum-
ble that Pittman recovered on
Blountstown's 29 yard line with
11:06 left in the first half.


ior two points aiter Le nan was
moved back to the 18 yard line,
due to an excessive celebration
penalty, but failed when
Patterson's pass fell out of the
hands of Daniels. Port St. Joe led
26-7 with 2:33 remaining in the
third quarter.


Patterson and Pittman Break
1,000 Yard Plateau Friday Night


The Sharks had second down
and 22 yards to go after a clipping
penalty, but Patterson connected
with Summers for 21 yards. Three
plays later, Pittman scored a
touchdown from 12 yards out.
Summers' extra point was good
and Port St. Joe increased its lead -
to 14-0 with 8:47 left in the first.
half.
Daniels intercepted a pass on'
Blountstown's next possession
and returned it 46 yards to the
Tigers' five yard line. On the next
play, Pittman scored his third
touchdown of the game on a five
yard run.: Summers' extra point
attempt was : no good, but the
Sharks led 20-0 with 5:51 left in
the first half.
Blountstown received the
opening kick-off of the second
half and drove 70 yards in 10
plays and scored on a 36 yard
touchdown pass. Summers was
in position to make the easy Inter-
ception, but slipped down while
he was getting his feet set to
jump. After a successful extra
point, Blountstown trailed 20-7
with 7:32 left in the third quarter.
SPort St. Joe bounced back
and drove 61 yards in a 10 play
drive that was capped off by
Pittman's 10 yard touchdown
run. Pittman had four carries for


The Sharks' last touchdown
happened when Daniels Inter-
cepted a pass and raced 80 yards
down the sideline with 1:29 left in
the game. Summers' extra point
Attempt was blocked by the
Tigers, but Port St. Joe went on to
'win 32-7w'
Tysoni Pittman led the Sharks'
offensive unit with 218 yards on
28 carries and four touchdowns.
Jim Faison had four carries for 30
yards.
Quarterback Jarred Patter-
son completed four of seven pass-
es for 66 yards and had one inter-
ception. Wayne Summers had two
receptions for 43 yards and
James Daniels had two receptions
for 23 yards.
Both Pittman and Patterson
went over 1,000 yards for the sea-
son during this game. Pittman
has 164 carries for 1,096 yards
and 16 touchdowns. Patterson
has completed 56 of 109 passes
for 1,004 yards, nine touchdowns,
and five interceptions.
"I thought we played a pretty
good ball game." said Coach
Chuck Cannon. "Pittman ran the
ball real well and the offensive
line did a good job making the
holes to run through. The offen-
sive line-has finally jelled together
and are playing really well."


I Wewahitchka State Bank "1
announces its

Holiday Closing

Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 26th Close at Noon

Thursday: Nov. 27th Closed All Day

Friday, Nov. 28th Close at 2:00


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Hardware Tackle (salt & fresh water)
Crappie Minnows Shrimp Bull
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Bait Hunting Supplies Ammunition *
Deer Scents Caps & Hunting MaFpl-

Roy, Margaret and Ruth would like to take this
opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving
and thank you for your patronage. Please remember to
"Count Your Blessings"
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New Winter Hours Effective Nov. 22
Mon. Fri., 7 a.m. 5:30 p.m., Sat., 6:30 a.m. 5:30
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St. Joseph's Bay

Country Club
November 15 December 20, 1997


Initiation Fee -


$200.00


In Area Residents Required to Pay
One Quarter Dues in Advance
Non-Residents Required to Pay
One Year Dues in Advance


Members' Non-Dependent Children
28 years and under

Special Quarterly Rate Available
At Age 29 Full Fees Required
Other Restrictions May Apply


All Applicants Required to Submit
Required Fees with Application
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Members of the State Class 2A Champion "Purple Pack" cross country team paused for a photo upon their return from Jacksonville. They are,
from left: Adam White, Mike Kennedy, Robbie ,Dixson, Chad Thompson, Jeff Schweikert, Keion McNair, Rod Givens and Coach Scott Gowan.


Port St. Joe


Baseball
Buck Watford, head baseball
coach at Port St. Joe High School,
has announced plans for a Port
St. Joe Baseball Camp to be held
on Saturday, December 6th on
the high school's field.
Watford played college ball at
Troy State University, profession-
al ball in the Toronto Blue Jays
organization, and is currently an
associate scout with the
Minnesota Twins. He has
assumed the head coaching posi-
tion for the local high school's
baseball team for the 1998 sea-
son.
The camp's instructors will
include three experienced individ-
uals; the first of which is Bob
Baston, in his first year as assis-
tant coach at Port St. Joe High
School.
Earlier in his career, Baston
played college ball at the
University of West Florida and
coached baseball on the collegiate
level. He, too, is an associate
scout affiliated with the Boston
Red Sox.
Complementing the team for
the clinic, will be Duane
McFarland, former head baseball
coach at Port St. Joe High School
who, in the 1997 season, led the
team to its first state champi-
onship recorded in the school's
history.
Following that feat, McFar-
land was selected' as the 1997
Class 3A "Coach of the Year". In
his college years, McFarland
played ball at Livingston
University.
Capping off the team of
instructors will be Brian Jenkins,
a 1997 graduate and standout
athlete at Port St. Joe High

Hunter Education
Course in Franklin
The Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission is offer-
ing a hunter education course in
Apalachicola in December.
The 16-hour course will be
taught at the Apalachicola Na-
tional Estuarine Research Re-
serve at 261 7th Street in Apa-
lachicola. from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
on December 5th, and 8:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m. on December 6th
and 7th. Attendance is required
at all three class sessions in or-
der to complete the course.
The course is required for
anyone born on or after June 1,
1975 to purchase a hunting li-
cense. Persons interested in at-
tending this course are asked to
call the GFC's Regional office in
Panama City at (850) 265-3676 to
pre-register.


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JAMES C. "BO" BRAY
Sales Representative

TOMMY THOMAS
CHEVROLET
(904) 785-5221
TOLL FREE
1-800-342-7131
2251 W. 23rd St.
PANAMA CITY, FL 32405


Camp
School. Near the completion of his
senior year, Jenkins was selected
in the fifth round of' the 1997
Major League Draft. IHe is cur-
rently a member of the: New York
Mets organization.
Registration for youth, ages
eight to 16, to participate in the
baseball camp will be held at the
high school field on December 6th
at 9:00 a.m. Cost of the camp is
$35.00 for the day of activities.
Lunch will be provided for every
camper registering.
For more information, contact,
Buck Watford at 229-8287.


Purple

Last Saturday, the Port St.
Joe High School boys' cross coun-
try team captured In the Class 2A i
State Cross Country Champion-
ship at Florida Community,
College in Jacksonville.
Port St. Joe entered the meet
seeded #2 as a result of their sec-
ond place finish to #1 seed Maclay
at the district meet
In the team competition, 21`
scoring teams (comprised of five
runners or more) participated in)
the meet. Port St. Joe, enjoying its-
best performance of the season,
posted 78 points and captured
their first-ever state cross country,
title.
Maclay finished second with
98 points; Winter Park Trinity-


Gators Knocked Out


of Playoffs by
The Wewahitchka Gators'
dreams of becoming the 1997
Class 2A State Champions ended
with this past Friday's 48-0 loss
to Liberty County, the #1 ranked
team in Class 2A, in the first
round of the playoffs.
The Gators were also shut out
26-0 earlier in the season by the
top-rated Bulldogs. In the first
.half, Liberty County !scored on
runs of two yards, 35 yards, 82
yards and eight yards. The
Bulldogs also Intercepted a pass
and returned it 27 yards for a
touchdown and took a 34-0 lead
into halftime.
In the second half, Liberty
County put two more touchdowns
on the board, a 13 yard run and a
60 yard interception return.
Ike Mincy led the Gators
offensively with 17 carries for 57
yards. Champ Traylor; completed


Arch Rival
four of 13 passes for 27 yards and
had two interceptions. -
Bunk Hysmith had one recep-
tion f6r 10 yards, Ike Mincy had
one reception for eight yards, ancd
Tripp Atchison had two recep-
tions for seven yards.
Mincy ended the season with
211 carries for 1,414 yards and
19 touchdowns. Traylor ended up
completing. 53 of 149 passes for
708 yards with seven touchdowns
and 17 interceptions.
STATISTICS


First Downs
Rushes/Yds.
Passing Yards
Total Yards
Passes'
Fumbles/Lost
Penalties/Yds
Punts


WEWA
7
30/85
27
112
4/13/2
2/1
7/23
6/33


LCo
17
43/321
44
365
3/3/0
2/0
6/55
2/37


i ews On Dentaf Heaflth

FRANK D. MAY, D.M.bD'


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You may not know it, but
there's a silent enbmy at work
in your mouth-periodontal
disease. This disease affects
nine out of ten Americans dur-
ing their lifetime. It works slow-
ly and steadily in; your gums,
attacking the soft tissue and
the bone supporting your teeth.
Unlike decay-causing bac-
teria, it doesn't attack the teeth
directly. It works from the
"underground'' of the mouth
and may not be noticed for
years, until it becomes a seri-
ous problem.
In its early stages it causes
the gums to become red. They
may swell and bleed easily. As
the bacteria continue to multi-
ply, the underlying layers


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ilent


Enemy

become hardened or mineral-
ized. This deposit is called cal-
culus or tartar.
In time, the gums slowly
separate from the teeth, form-
ing pockets for more bacteria
to thrive in. Then they attack
the bone structure that sup-
ports the teeth, loosening the
teeth. By then it may be too late.
to save the teeth.
Regular dental check-upgs
can prevent this disease from
getting a tooth-hold. Don't let it
happen to you.

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+4++++++++. ....


Pack #1 In State XC


Prep, placed third (157 points);
Lauderhill Upperroom Christian
placed fourth (163); and Orange
Park-St. Johns Country Day
placed fifth (167).
In the individual competition,
177 runners representing 42
schools took part in the three mile
championships. David Thorton of
Upperroom Christian placed first
overall with a time of 15:50.9.
Thure Caire of Maclay placed
second (15:58.0); Donnie McCam-
mon of Trinity-Prep placed third
(16:06.2); Armando Cruz of Holy
Cross placed fourth (16:08.2); and
Rudy Taute of Orlando-Lake
Highland placed fifth (16:17.6).
Rod Givens recorded the
highest overall finish for the
Purple Pack as he placed eighth
overall with a new personal best
time of 16:29.4. Rod's.time also
established a new sophomore
class record.
Other finishers' contributing
to the title win for Port St. Joe
were: Keion McNair, 10th


(16:40.5); Jeff Schweikert, 13th
(16:48.5); Chad Thompson, 23rd
(17:00.2); Robbie Dixson, 26th
(17:08.3); Mike Kennedy, 102nd
(18:47.5); and Adam White, 153rd
(20:03.1).
"The team had their best meet
of the season We had a state meet
race plan that we worked on for
the last four weeks of the sea-
son'" said Coach Scott Gowan.
He went on to say, "I asked
them to be patient in the early ,
stages of the race and run conser-
vative. They executed the plan
perfectly."
Six of the seven runners
recorded new personal bests, and
as a result the team was able to
capture its first state title,
Gowan spoke highly of his
charges saying, "This team
showed a lot of character in
bouncing back after losing by
nine to Maclay at the district
meet. They felt that they were just
as good as Maclay and they were
glad to have another opportunity


to race them. I arf very proud of
the effort that these seven young
men gave all season, and I would
like to say to them, 'thanks for the
memories'."
Season Recap
;,The team competed in 10
meets aind posted an overall
record of 140-20 (87.5%) and a
Class 2A record of 60-3 (95.2%).
Both of these marks established
new school records.
They placed first In six meets.
which included Marianna,
Rutherford, Newberry, Panhan-
dle, Shark Invitational,. and at
state. They placed second in two
meets, Niceville and district.
Rod Givens. Kelon McNair
and Jeff Schweikert earned All-
State honors. Rod Givens set a
new sophomore class record with"
a time of 16:29.4.
The 1997 Purple Pack team
has set history by winning Port
St. Joe High School's first even
state cross country title.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 1997


St. Joe Corporation Names New


Vice President of Communications

Jerry M. Ray, Former Sr. VP. With Powell Tate Firm in
Washington, D.C., Announced for Position by Rummell


Peter S. Rummell, chairman tions for St. Joe and its
and chief executive officer of St. subsidiaries.
Joe Corporation, announced to- For the past six years, Ray
day that Jerry M. Ray, a veteran has been a senior vice president
corporate communications, media at the Washington, D.C. commu-
relations, and public affairs spe- nications and public affairs firm
cialist, has been named vice pres- Powell Tate. In addition to his me-
ident of corporate communica- dia expertise, Ray provides St.


Veterans Service Office

Cares for Participants

In Five Separate Conflicts


Veterans' Service Officer, Bo
Williams spoke to the Rotary
Club meeting last Thursday, tell-
ing of the many benefits he as-
sists veterans in receiving.'
'The Veterans Service Office
was authorized by Congress back



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fish-eaters and native to the
Mississippi River, Rio Grande and
Mobile Bay drainages. They have
moved from one eastern state to
another since the 1950s and were
first documented in the
Apalachicola River at
Chattahoochee In 1982.
They are now permanent res-
idenits in the Escambia and
Perdido Rivers near Pensacola,,
Chipola River, Lake Seminole,
lower tributaries of the
Apalachicola River and
Ochiockonee River.
While flatheads grow to
weights exceeding 100 pounds in
their native range. Dobbins said
no. one knows exactly how big
they'll grow in Florida but he does
recommend anglers use stout
tackle and live bait, such as
bream or shad.
Last season a 'Chattahoochee.
angler caught a state record 43.5-
pound fish Just below Jim
Woodruff Dam and at least one
51-pounder was caught on a
bush hook from the Escambia
* River. Bush hooks and trotlines,
however, are considered commer-
cial fishing methods and fish
caught by those methods are inel-
igible for the state record pro-
gram.. ..
One thing that is widely rec-
ognized by biologists and fisher-
men alike is that flatheads are
predacious.
"Flatheads are fish-eaters and
will certainly reduce the number
of redbreast sunfish (river bream)
and bullheads," Dobbins said.
"These two groups of fish tend to
occupy the same 'niche' or place
In these rivers and they lose out."
"That pretty much happens
wherever they're found."
He said other species such as
channel catfish, bluegill, shell-
cracker and largemouth bass
have not been significantly
impacted by flatheads.
Dobbins said the GFC has a
flathead study underway on the
Apalachicola River and anyone
who catches a tagged fish is asked
to call the telephone number on
the tag and report the catch.
He said a flathead catfish
newsletter has been initiated and
individuals interested in flathead
fishing or learning more about the
species can receive future copies
* by calling the GFC's Little River
Ranch field office at (850) 627-
9674.


in 1946," Williams stated. Con-
gress authorized the office, but
left it up to the individual states
and local governments to finance.
The local service officer was first
employed by Gulf County at the
stupendous salary of $1200 a
year."
The salary and office respon-
sibilities have grown since that
time. When the office was first
authorized it cared for veterans of
only two wars. "It now cares for
the needs of veterans of five con-
flicts," the speaker said.
Veterans of the Vietnam War
are the, main users of the office.
today, .as veterans of both World
Wars die off.
Williams said all veterans are
eligible to apply for benefits. "He
can apply for benefits ranging
from $438 per month to $1,600
permonth, depending onh his ser-
vice and disability," he pointed
out.
The speaker said the most
common benefits today are for
veterans who are the victims of a
company being sold since they re-
tired. 'Their veterans benefits are
taking up some of the slack of
benefits lost by that situation;
particularly medical benefits," he
said.
Medical and burial benefits
can be applied for by all veterans
"and provides a great help for all
who need them," Williams contin-
ued.
The speaker pointed out that
Gulf County veterans come under
the 'catchment' area of the Talla-
hassie VA hospital, with butpa-
tient- service-at- Tallahassee--and-
full hospital services at Lake City
and Gainesville.

GCCC Small
Business Seminar
Gulf' Coast Community Col-
lege's .Small' Business Develop-
ment Center will offer a seminar
entitled, "Steps to Starting a
Small Business," on Wednesday,
December 3rd. The seminar will
take place in the Lifelong Learn-
ing Department, Room 246, of
Gulf Coast inCommunity College
from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Are you compatible with
small business ownership? Is
your idea feasible? These. and
other topics will be covered, in-
cluding a discussion on organiza-
tional requirements and licensing
for 'a small business in Florida,
personal financial assessment,
credit checks, defining who is
your customer, location consider-
ations, and employee require-
ments. Active audience participa-r
tion is encouraged.
Reservations may be made by
paying a $15.00. registration fee
in advance at. the Bay County
Small Business Incubator, 2500
Minnesota Avenue, .Lynn Haven,
For additional information call
the Incubator at (850) 271-1108.


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Women are Unaware of Risk of Heart Disease/Stroke


GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
OCTOBER 7, 1997
The Gulf County School Board met in
a regular session on October 7, 1997 at
9:00 A.M., ET, in the Gulf County School
Board Administrative Offices in Port St.
Joe. The following members were present:
Mary Pridgeon, Charlotte Pierce, David
Byrd, Caroline Norton, and Oscar Redd.
The Superintendent and Board Attorney
were also present.
Chairman Pridgeon presided, and the
meeting was opened with an invocation led
by Mrs. Pierce, followed by the Pledge of
Allegiance led by Mr. Byrd.
PUBLIC HEARING ON POLICY
CHANGE: In accordance with Florida
Statutes, the Board advertised policy
changes relating to Home Education
Program, Habitual Truancy, Statutory
Requirements, and Fingerprinting. The
public was given opportunity to provide
input. There was no response from the gen-
eral public.
HEAR FROM PUBLIC: Ms. Debbie
Cole addressed the Board regarding teacher
salaries. Ms. Robin Stroud addressed the
Board regarding the possibility of beginning
a Fine Arts Academy at Wewahitchka
Elementary School. After Ms. Stroud's pre-
sentation, the issue was declared an emer-
gency item in order for the Board to vote on
implementation of the program. On motion
by Mrs. Norton, second by Mr. Redd, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved the
Inception of a Fine Arts Academy at
Wewahitchka Elementary School beginning
October 20, 1997, pending investigation by
the Superintendent on criteria for teacher
selection.
CITIZENS FOR ACADEMIC EXCEL-
LENCE: Representing the Citizens for
Academic Excellence group, Mr. David
Warriner and Mr. Tom Gibson addressed
the Board. Mr. Gibson presented informa-
tion on the group's demographics, and Mr.
Warriner assured the Board of the group's
commitment to work with the district's
administration. Mr. Warriner related that
two task forces have been formed within the
citizens' group-an academic task force,
and a financial responsibility task force.
Several other citizens expressed concerns
on a variety of Issues. At the request of
members of the citizens' group, Chairman
Pridgeon appointed Mrs. Norton to repre-
sent the Board on their committee to
address School Food Service Issues. Also,
Mrs. Pridgeon will serve on a committee
with members of the citizens' group to
address transportation issues. The
Superintendent related that the district Is
forming a Strategic Planning Committee
which will be appointed by him to develop a
long-term vision for Gulf-District Schools.
The Superintendent requested that mem-
bers of the Citizens for Academic Excellence.
group be available to serve on this commit-
tee. As a result of the Strategic Planning
Committee's recommendations, additional
action will be taken to address problems
areas/areas that need improvement.
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: On motion
by Mrs. Pierce, second by Mr. Byrd, and
unanimous vote, the Board adopted the
agenda.
BUDGET MATTERS/PAYMENT OF
BILLS: On motion by Mr. Byrd, second by
Mrs. Norton, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved payment of bills.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: On


motion by Mrs. Pierce, second by Mrs.
Norton, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved the minutes of September 4, 9,
and 15, 1997.
PERSONNEL MATTERS: On motion
by Mr. Byrd, second by Mr. Redd, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved the
following personnel matters:
Accepted resignation of Caren White
from her position of teacher at Port St. Joe
High School.
Approved request from Joyce Groom,
a teacher at Wewahitchka Elementary
School, for a change in her retirement date
from January 2, 1998 to May 25, 1998.
Approved Donna Howze for the posi-
tion of teacher at Port St. Joe Elementary
School for the remainder of the 1997-98
school year.
Approved Winston Wells for the sup-
plementary position of Principal Designeeat
Highland View Elementary School for the
1997-98 school year. 1
*Approved Linda Elkins for the supple-

mentary position of Principal Designee at
Highland View Elementary School for the
1997-98 school year.
Approved the following supplementary
positions as recommended at Port St. Joe
High School: Girls Varsity Basketball Coach
- Becky Lacour; Boys Varsity Basketball
Coach Vernon Eppinette; Boys Junior
Varsity Coach Kenny Parker; Weightlifting
Coach Chuck Gannon; Girls Varsity Track
Coach Vernon Eppinette; Boys Varsity
Track Coach Scott Gowan; Varsity Softball
Coach Jim Belin; Assistant Softball Coach
- Melissa Ramsey; Varsity Baseball Buck
Watford; Assistant Baseball Coach Bob
Baston.
Approved the following supplementary
positions as recommended at Port St. Joe
Middle School: M/J Girls Basketball Jim
Belin; M/J Boys Basketball Steve
Maxwell; M/J Cheerleader Sponsor Ruby
Knox.
Approved the following supplementary
positions as recommended at Wewahitchka
High School: Boys Varsity Head Basketball
Coach Martin Russ; Girls Varsity Head
Basketball Coach Charles Fortner; Junior
Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Jacqueline
Grant; M/J Boys Basketball Wayne
Flowers; Head Baseball Coach Jay Kearce;
Head. Softball Coach Charles Fortner;
Assistant Baseball. Coach Grant
Granthamn Boys Varsity Track Coach Jay
Bidwell; Cross Country Track Coach -
Lanita Taunton; Weightlifting Coach -
Wayne Flowers.
Approved Robin Downs as a substi-
tute teacher for Terry Stryker at
Wewahitchka High School during Mr.
Stryker's illness. Also, approved Mr. Downs
for supplementary pay at the rate of $10.00
per hour for extracurricular band activities.
Approved Jackie Grant's work day be
increased from six hours to seven hours per
day at Wewahitchka High School.
Approved Margaret Ellmer for the
position of homebound teacher at Port St.
Joe High School.
Approved temporary family medical
leave for Micah Peak from her position of
teacher at Wewahitchka High School from
approximately January 20, 1998 through
March 16, 1998.
Approved Melissa Schell for the part-
time position of aide at the Gulf County
Adult School.


Approved Hazel Simmons for five
hours of employment daily as bus driver;
and approved Angle Suber for three hours
of employment dally as driver.
Approved the following substitute
teachers to work in the Gulf County School
system for the 1997-98 school year:
Kimberly Downs, Debbie Childress, Evelyn
Murdock, Teresa Phillips, Gloria Gant, Lucy
Cutchin, Joan Falbe, Patricia Melvin,
Norma Cowart.
Approved LaTrina McNeal as a substi-
tute custodial worker for the 1997-98
school year.
PROGRAM MATTERS: On motion by
Mr. Byrd, second by Mrs. Pierce, and unan-
imous vote, the Board approved the follow-
ing School Advisory Committees for the
1997-98 school year:
Gulf Count Adult School: S. M.
Eubanks, Martha Sanborn, Merri Christie,
Georgina Walden, Jeanette Lamb, Denise
Williams, Rawlis Leslie, Channon Whlfileld.
Etna Gaskin, Catherine Minger, Kesley
Colbert.
Highland View Elementary School:
Carolyn Rish, Cathy Colbert, Linda Elkins,
Barbara Eells, Charlotte Willis, Libby
Alcorn, Rusty Burrows, Anealia Bush,
Alicia Maestri, Doreen Mork, Keith Tillery,
Wendy Varner, Joe Nugent.
EPrt SL Joe Elementarv Schooli Ralph
Jamerson, Patricia Warriner, Sharon
Hoffman, Dana Cimino, Mark Ellmer,
Kenny Peak, Vivian Thompson, Nancy
Brockman, Bonnie Keigans, William
Mahan, Debbie Ward, Lewis Vereen, Eric
McNair, Lisa Parker, Donald Nickson,
Jewerline Farmer, Cindy Belin, Anne
Barrier, Paula Clements, DeEtta
Smallwood, Annette Minger, Chip Garrett,
Cindy Phillips, Debra Anderson, Barbara
Layfield, Mark Cutler, Gerald Lewter.
Port St. Joe High School: Chris Earley,
Jim Belin, Gary Howze, Rachel Crews,
Christine White, Marlene Sewell, Chris
Brumbaugh, Quint Klingbell, Jeri Ashcraft,
Patricia Mell-Wischman, Jo Hernandez,
Sherry McDowell, Linda Lewis, Mae Ella
Gant, Gail Blackmon, Clay Smallwood;
Johanna White.
Port St. Joe Middle School: Carolyn
Rish, Carl White, Judy Williams, Vernon
Epplnette, Juanise Williams, Debi Taylor,
Janet Lanford, Tim Bailey, Donna Daniels,
Shirley Jenkins, Carol Lyles, Valerie
Thomas, Barbara Harmon, Tonya Nixon,
John Patrick Floyd.
Wewahitchka Elementary School:
Carolyn Husband, Kenny Strange, Dee
Rich, Carol Jones, Abigail Taunton, Jordan
Miles, April Bidwell, Randy Harper, Melanie
Hinote, Sue McDaniel, Becky Weston,
Nadine Whitfleld, Pam Lister, Marlene
Whitfield, Becky Hamm, Brenda Little,
Sheila Fisher, Perry McDonald, Delols
Stacy, Rosa Barnes, Sylvia Jackson.
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mr.
Byrd, the Board approved the gifted pro-
gram schedule as recommended by Mrs.
Crosby, with Pridgeon, Pierce, Byrd, Redd
voting YEA; Norton voting NAY.
CODE OF CONDUCT, SCHEDULES:
The Board acknowledged receipt of code of
conduct, and schedules from Wewahitchka
High School
STUDENT MATTERS: On motion by
Mrs. Norton, second by Mrs. Pierce, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved
Michael E. Nalley, Jr and Greg *Nalley.


Although nearly twice as
many women die from cardiovas-
cular disease than from all forms
of cancer, including breast can-
cer, only eight percent of U.S.
women consider heart disease
and stroke as their greatest
health threats, according to a na-
tional survey revealed today by
the American Heart Association.
Association officials reported
the alarming findings of the na-
tionwide survey today at a news
conference which launched a
new, three-year national cam-
paign titled, "Each One, Reach
One!" designed to improve Ameri-
can. women's awareness about
the true extent of their risk of
heart disease and stroke.
"That women of all ages and
ethnic backgrounds don't fear
heart disease and stroke in the
same way that they fear cancer is
a major public health problem,
because it means that they may
not be doing everything they can
to prevent cardiovascular dis-


Franklin county residents, to attend Port
St. Joe High School for the 1997-98 school
year.
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: On
motion by Mr. Byrd, second Mr. Redd, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved early
dismissal for Wewahitchka students on
November 7, 1997 due to Homecoming
activities at Wewahitchka High School.
On motion by Mr. Redd, second by
Mrs. Pierce, and unanimous vote, the Board
approved donations of $750, tob
Wewahitchka High School Project
Graduation and $1,000 to Port St. Joe High
School Project Graduation for the 1997-98
school
The Board reviewed School Resource
Officer Monthly Activity Reports for Port St.
Joe High School/Port St. Joe Middle School
and Wewahitchka High School for the
months of August and September. 1997. No
action necessary.
The Board reviewed letters of com-
mendation sent to Douglas M. Kent, Gulf
County Public Health Unit; Sara Joe
Wooten for the JTPA Title II-B program
administration; and Larry Mathes,
Wewahitchka High School.
BOARD MEMBER CONCERNS: Mr.
Redd requested that the Board hold an
Executive Session Immediately following
Board meeting.
VOTE ON POLICY CHANGE: On
motion by Mr. Redd, second by Mrs. Pierce,
and unanimous vote, the Board approved
the following policy changes as advertised:
3.60 Home Education Program
4.452 Habitual Truancy
4.461 Statutory Requirements
5.3246 Fingerprinting
ADJOURNMENT:
There be no further business, the
meeting adjourned at 11:55 A.M.


ease," said Martha N. Hill, Ph.D.,
new president of the American
Heart Association.,
Cardiovascular diseases con-
stitute by far the major cause of


death among women over age 25,
yet the survey of 1,000 women in
this age group revealed that a
surprising 61 percent considered
cancer to be their greatest threat.


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


Dear Counselor:
My teenage daughter worries
me sometimes. She tends to have
tantrums when she doesn't get
her way and sometimes she
threatens to kill herself.
One time, she got angry
because I would not let her go out
with a particular boy and took
four or five Tylenol in my pres-
ence. At first, she said she was
trying to kill herself. When I told
her I was taking her to a psychia-
trist, she admitted that she was
trying to scare me into letting her'
go out.
I have always been taught to
ignore my children's tantrums
and attempts to get attention, but
I am afraid to ignore this kind of
behavior. What do I do?
Signed,
Perplexed Parent
Dear Perplexed:
You are absolutely right. You
should not ignore suicidal threats
or gestures, even if they are
attempts to get attention or other-
wise manipulate you. This does
not mean you have to give in to
her demands but understand that
if you don't, she may "up the ante"
and try something more desper-
ate. You must take precautions
for such a possibility, especially in
light of your daughter's previous
behavior.
First and most critical, Gulf
County Guidance Clinic has a
counselor on call 24 hours per
day for just such situations. If
your daughter threatens suicide,
we can evaluate her-against her
will if necessary, and make rec-
ommendations on how to manage
the crisis. You can call the crisis
line at 227-1145 if there is no


immediate danger
However, please don't hesitate
to call 9-1-1 if danger of harming
herself is imminent. The sheriffs
department,. local police, or emer-
gency medical services can pre-
vent and manage a suicide
attempt on this level and will con-
sult us themselves when the
immediate danger is over.
We have many options avail-
able to us once she is evaluated
by emergency services, from crisis
counseling on the phone or face
to-face to hospitalization, if war-
ranted. In almost all cases, we
recommend out-patient individual
and family therapy once the crisis
is over.
I would strongly advise out-
patient counseling for you and
your daughter to assess and treat
the dangerous ways your daugh-
ter is choosing to handle her
stress.
We can help you both devise
more constructive ways to deal
with the problems that are behind
the suicidal behavior and prevent
future suicidal thoughts, threats,
and behaviors. Please call us to
set up an appointment. We are
always willing and available to
help.
Sincerely,
Ed Dennis, M.S., Counselor
Note: Please address your ques-
tions and comments to:
Dear Counselor, 311 Williams
Avenue, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
,Names and addresses are option
al and will remain confidential.
'Letters may be edited for length.
Urgent inquiries and requests
for professional counseling
should be directed by phone to
227-1145.


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A. There are many possible conditions which
could be encountered, thus it isn't possible
to give specific instructions for every situa-
tion: The following examples provide general
instructions which should assist:
1. If a slight odor is detected in a localized


area or room of a building do not use a
match or other'flame in the area; call the
gas company immediately.
2. If a strong odor is detected in a building
or other confined space do not operate
electrical switches, light matches or use
an open flame; however, do open win-
dows and doors to ventilate the area
(caution: don't turn on exhaust fans)
leave the building and call the gas com-
pany.
3. If a strong odor is detected in a build-
Ing and/or a hissing sound is heard -
do not operate electrical switches, lights
or other devices; do evacuate the build-
ing leaving exit doors open orn your way
out, warn persons to stay clear of the
building and call the fire department and
gas company immediately from another
location.
4. If the odor of gas is detected outside (in
the yard, at the sidewalk, etc.) -
immediately call the gas company.

SAFETY IS YOUR BUSINESS. EDUCATE
YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS ABOUT THE
PRECAUTIONS TO TAKE WHEN THEY BE-
LIEVE THEY SMELL THE ODOR OF GAS.

CAUTION: The term "Gas" is used by the
news media and others to include a variety of
products such as liquidified petroleum gases
(propane, butane), gasoline and natural gas.
Each product has its own characteristics which
differ from one another, thus the information
given in this advertisement is applicable only to
NATURAL GAS.

NEVER POSTPONE CALLING THE
GAS COMPANY WHEN YOU
BELIEVE THAT YOU SMELL GAS.
Emergency Telephone Numbers Are:
229-8216 -For Office Hours 8:30 to 5 P.M.
227-1115 Gulf County Sheriff's Dept.
229-8265 Police Department


ST. JOE NATURAL GAS COMPANY


Port St. Joe, FL


301 Long Avenue


Phone 229-8216







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Kiwanis Contribute to Girl Scouts

Thanksgiving came a week early last Tuesday for the We-
tappo Unit of the Girl Scouts. The Kiwanis Club presented a
check in the amount of $500 to the scouts for operating ex-
penses. The Kiwanis Club contributes to the Girl Scouts on
an annual basis., Shown making the contribution to' Mary
Gibson, adult scout director, center, are Dr. Robert King,
left, president of the club, and Al Ray, right, treasurer.


With Thanksgiving, Hanuk-
kah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and-
New Year's Eve coming up in the
next few months, there's a good,
chance you'll have at least one
holiday to celebrate soon, no mat-
ter who you are.'
When friends and families get
together for such occasions, the-
memories can last a lifetime. But.
when loved ones, consume too
much alcohol, .those memories
aren't always pleasant.
"Holiday parties can be great,
fun, 'but they can also be danger-
ois," said Walter Smith, assistant
vice president of Government
Employees 'Inhsurance Company
(GEICO). "Driving "drditions are
often less than 'idal at this, time '
of yeai, and the higher incidence
of drinking and 'driving that
comes with the holidays can cre-
ate a deadly combination."
To help ensure that you and
those with whom you celebrate
the holidays have a good tune and
a safe trip home, Smith suggested
the following tips for anyone plan-
ning to host a party in the coming
months.
. Give your guests a choice of


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Register Now
for GED Testing
The GED test will be 'given
through the Gulf County Adult
School on December 5th and 6th.
Testing will begin promptly at
S6:00 p.m., ET, on Friday and at .
4, 8:00 a.m. on Saturday. The test
will be given at the Gulf County
Adult School, located at 2855
Long Avenue in Port St. Joe.
Registration began on
November 24th and will continue
through noon on December 4th at ;,
p the Gulf County Adult School (ask
for Merri Christie). Registration
fee is $25.00, cash or money '
Orders only. .. .
r The school offers GED prepa-
'ration along with, the regular
'' adult education program. You will
* ,, need to remediate prior to taking
';. the test. Stop in now to enroll!


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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Economic Development
Committee Meeting scheduled for
Monday, December 1, 1997 has been
cancelled. The next meeting will be held
on Monday, January 5, 1998 at 6:00
p.m., E.S.T. in the County Commission-
ers' meeting room at the Gulf County
Courthouse in Port St. Joe, Florida.
JOE DANFORD
CHAIRMAN
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alcoholic and non-alcoholic
drinks, and make sure they know
both are available.
Offer your guests food fre-
quently to balance drinking. Serve
several courses to encourage
return trips to the table, or walk
food around the room.
; Choose protein-rich items
and starchy foods like cheeses,
seafood and pizza; these delay the
absorption of, alcohol into the
bloodstream.
Serve alcohol only upon
request.
, Avoid serving "doubles";
use a one-ounce portion of liquor
when mixing drinks. Don't serve
individuals .who appear to be
intoxicated or impaired, and
never serve minors.
Keep salty or sweet foods off
the menu; they make people
thirsty.
Offer low-calorie foods to.
encourage the dieting drinker to
eat'as well as drink.
Close the bar at least one
hour before the party is to end.
Bring on the non-alcoholic bever-
ages and dessert.
"If one of your guests
becomes intoxicated despite your
efforts, you have a responsibility
to intercede and assure his or her
safety," Smith said. "Offer your
extra bedroom or couch, find
someone to drive the, person
home, or call a cab.
If he or she insists on driving,
take his or her keys. Your guest
may get upset or angry for the
moment, but he or she will still be
alive the next day to thank you."


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 1997


MEDITATIONS OF A
Mauntry tIreadler

By LOWELL F. ADAMS ^

Knowing God
There is a difference in
Knowing the Word of God
and
Knowing The
God of the Word ,

OME PEOPLE may know the Words of The Book and
notnow The Author of The Book.
Once when I was a teenager I made a bold statement about
something in the Bible to a neighbor. I soon discovered I had a
lot to learn. I quoted something (I thought) the Bible said about
a certain human activity. The neighbor I was talking to was, by
his expression, somewhat puzzled, In response to my bold and
boyish claim to knowledge, he asked: "Are you sure that is what
the Bible says?"
When I assured him I was certain, he went inside and
brought out a huge family Bible. "Show me that Scripture," he
suggested. I then had to admit that I didn't know where to find
it, so he opened that big old book, put his finger on a verse and
asked: "What doers that say?" It was almost the opposite of
what I had quoted. I was a Christian, arid knew the Author of
The Book, but I just didn't know His Word. However, we can
know His Word, and still not know God.
Many scientific minds know the Words of God, but
disregard His Truth, in favor of their own bizarre idea of how
this world and its inhabitants came intobeing. I Timothy 6:20
warns us science that opposes God's Truth is false science.
If we study The Word in an honest effort to know God, we
will, no doubt, soon begin to "feel" His presence. Romans 10:17
says "Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of
God."
Accepting God's Word as Eternal Truth is essentially a
matter of faith. God does not "prove" Himself to unbelievers.
When I was a child and askel my father why I had to do so and
so, he would say, "Because I said so!" Truth needs no proof.
God informs us early in His Word (Genesis 1:27) He
created us in His own image and likeness, "breathing into our
nostrils the breath of life, and we became a living soul"
(Genesis 2:7). We are created in His image, to live forever.
Some may think when they die, that will be the end, But
the soul never dies. We will live eternally in one of only two
possible locations in heaven with God, or in hell with Satan.
The choice is ours. May we all choose eternity's best!


5th Sunday Meeting
Philadelphia Primitive Baptist
Church will be hosting the Fifth
Sunday Union Meeting on
November 30th at ] 1:00 a.m. The


guest church will be Mt. Zion
Primitive Baptist Church of
Panama City. Everyone is wel-
come.

Sagy y/a Saw 'It 'li TJf e.Star


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

.Sr JAMES' 06 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
- 4. 7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (E):
+ |Sunday School 9:45
+ ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


A. 311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456

4 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 isgood: blessed is the man rhar trusTerb 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 -


EVERYONE WELCOME^


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS
Bible Study: Worship:
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday
6 p.m. Wednesday Nursery
Call 229-83-10
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Street & Martin Avenue


Jr. Women Anniversary
At Thompson Temple
Thompson Temple First Born
Church of the Living God will hold
its Jr. Women's Anniversary on'
the fifth Sunday of this month,
November 30th at 4:00 p.m.
Guest speakers for the service will
be Pastor Renita Dixon of Ecclesia
Outreach Ministries, Inc. of
Tallahassee.

The theme of the anniversary
is "Jr. Women On the Move For
God" and the colors for this year


In Concert On Sunday
An area gospel singing group, Craig Pippin and Destiny
(shown in the photo above), can be heard in concert this Sunday,'
November 30th at the First Baptist Church in Mexico Beach,
beginning at 6:30 p.m., central time. The church is located at
823 North 15th Street. More information is available by calling
648-5776.



Thanksgiving


4, "'P"-






Oliver F. Taylor
Visitation Minister, First
United Methodist Church

Everyone can find a


In Psalm 100:4 we
find, "Enter His gates
with Thanksgiving, and
His courts with praise
Give thanks to Him, bless
His name!"
America is a land of
plenty. It is a place of
freedom. There are many
types and kinds of hous-
es of worship. In every
county there are many
seats empty on Sundays.
place to worship God. If


these seats begin to get filled the churches will
provide more seats and churches.
We have plenty of food to have feasts on
Thanksgiving., Some do not have money to pro-
vide large meals, but many churches, scholss
and, others are generous' to, provide for those
with poor resources.
We should give thanks to God for the bounti-
ful blessings we have in our land. Our prayers
should be prayers of Thanksgiving on the day
set aside to thank-the Lord.


GCCC Offers
Free Workshop
Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege's Small Business Develop-
ment Center in cooperation with
the University of West Florida's
Procurement Technical Assis-
tance Program will offer a semi-
nar entitled, "EC/EDI" on Thurs-
day, December 4th from 6:30 to
9:30 p.m. at Gulf Coast Commu-
nity College, Lifelong Learning.
Center, Student Union, Room
246.
The workshop provides an
overview of how government
agencies use electronic purchas-
ing procedures. the equipment re-
quired, how to select a VAN, and
typical purchasing procedures.
The workshop is FREE OF
CHARGE.
Reservations may be made by
calling the Small Business Devel-
opment Center, located at 2500
Minnesota Avenue in Ly nri
Haven. For additional informa-
tion, please call 271-1108 or 1-
800-542-SBDC from outside Bay
County.:


Share the

Holiday
This Thanksgiving holiday
was a very special one for 24
severely handicapped and frail,
elderly men and women living in
the Port St. Joe vicinity. The
National Meals on Wheels
Foundation has provided a grant
of $100, donated by the Kraft
Foods Corporation, to make the
holiday season a happier one for
all senior citizens.
Linda's Restaurant prepared
a delicious chicken dinner with all
the trimmings which was deliv-
ered by the staff of the Gulf
County Senior Citizens.
Many of these people reside in
low income housing areas, by
themselves, and it brought a big
smile and created a warm heart.
The senior citizens really appreci-
ate the National Meals on Wheels
Foundation for coordinating with
the Kraft Foods Corporation to
make this possible.


will be purple and black.
Everyone is cordially invited to
attend.
Express Thanks
The family of Michael Dean
Allen would like to express our
deepest appreciation for the flow-
ers, food, and especially your
thoughts and prayers during the
recent loss of our loved one.
We would also like to thank
Rev. Jesse Evans, Rev. David
Fernandez, Bro. Dennis, our fam-
fly and friends for all your support,
and love., .
Fred and Sara Allen & Family


PUBLIC NOTICE
TO ALL PEOPLE OF HIGHLAND VIEW AND VICINITY
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
OPEN SUNDAYS. WHAT ARE HOURS? UNLIMITED
What Products Are Available: A Way to Find and Deal with Peace of Mind
Peace from Worries Peace from Hurt Peace from Disappointment Peace of ,
Knowing You Are Loved and Accepted, Just As You Are. .' :'
Cost of Products? FREE has already been paid for, by a Friend. -
What is Product Warranty? EITERNAL
You are invited to come, "shop" and receive the above products .
The New Management Will Welcome You!
Highland View U.M.C. located at 2010 Parker Ave ; where you are someone!
Newly renovated (The Little Brown Church) handicap ramp and a warm welcome.
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Come and worship with us at:

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH


801 20th STREET PORT ST. JOE


229-6707


Sunday School.......................... ....10:00 A.M.
Morning Service ...........................11. )0 A.M.
EvenitigService.............................6:00 P.M .
Wednesday Prayer Meeting........7:00 P.M.
Bill Taylor, Pastor Roger Louks, Assistant Pastor
Home of FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IFCA


\\' The friendly place to-worship!
First Baptist Church
Mexico Beach Jim Davis, Pastor ,
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Bible Studii Sundays at 900 a.m. (all agel
\W'ednesday Adult Prayer & Bible Study. TeamKids grades 1-6) at 6:30 p.m.
Please note, all times central!
NURSERY PROVIDED FOR ALL SERVICES
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach Corner of 15th & California 648-5776



[First Baptist church
102 THIRDS'TREET PORT ST. JOE -' ,
S"' Denn's Plede "er Buddy Caswell '
*; -ur I; **nterim Postor 9yiinister totW~usic &Youth
Worship Service ........ ..... ... 8:30 am
Sunday School ..... .. ............. 9:45 am
-I Worship Service ................... 11:00 am
Disciple Training . . . . 6:00 pm
Evening Worship ................ 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ........ 7:00 pm
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"



0*A' &FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
SJ CHURCH
7 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756

SUNDAY WbRSHIP ..............1...........0 a.m.
US ADULT SCHOOL .......... ............... am.

*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children Nursery Available
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Lewis W. Bullard



C c tConstitution andMonumeni
Caltch the !4" PrtSt. J0e
-THE UNITED METHODIST CH St.
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.


Four new reasons to visit us.


Sp p


p


In the past year God has blessed our church family with four
special additions. Our children invite your children to join them
for Bible stories and other activities. Everyone is invited to join us
in celebrating life.

Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue Port St. Joe 229-8691
". Worship o Sundays at. 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. '.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. & 5:45 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children' & youth missions 7 p.m.; Prayer & Bible study 7 p.m.,; I
Adult Praise Choir 8 p.m. '
CURTIS CLARK, Pastor


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


The Church of Christ
in Wewahitchka wants to make a difference in your life.
Sunday School 9 a.m. CDT
Worship Service 10 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. CDT


First United methodist 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.:" .. .......................... 10:15a.m. CT
SMonday 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


This Week at Grace
-WEEK lIN A 5 WEEK CHRISTMAS SERIES-



"A TRUE LOVE STORY"
MATT.1:18-25




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Visit Us!
Upstairs First Union Bank Building
Sunday Worship 10 A.M and 5 P.M.
Bruce Duty, Pastor
SStudy: 227-2583
Church: 227-1180
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t W0"M


A FIRST FOR PORT ST. HIGH SCHOOL! Seth Campbell, instructor and student pro-
James Heinemann, Clarence Monette, and ducers. Not pictured is student C. J. Jones.


Wewahitchka ..A

Elementary ei

News...
By Linda Whitfield


Amanda Poe Tells About
Veterans Day
Third grader Amanda Poe
tells about Veterans Day in her
essay ...
"Today is Veterans Day, the
day that you thank (sic) about the
men and women who died in the
World War #1 and the Civil War.
*This day was chosen because the
" War ended on November 11. The
1 third .grade class did a program.
am proud that I did a play for the
freest country, America."
We are. proud of you',
Amanda.
Becky Weston Chooses
Anthony Wait as the
"Student of the Week"
Eight year old Anthony Wait
chose math as his favorite subject
in school. He would like to be a
pilot when he grows up, so math
should come In very handy. When
asked who did he admire,
Anthony didn't hesitate as he said
his grandpa Mozell. His favorite
TV show is "Rug Rats". One day
he would like to travel to Chicago
and see Michael Jordan.
Anthony said'this about him-
self--"I like to play basketball,:
swim and sing. I don't like bears


"Unto thee, 0 God, d
thanks." Psalm
We thank all our
Their interest in and th
@ :for Faith Christian. Th
good time to thank those
given this past year to
operation. This include
grandparents, church
school personnel and
Faith Christian.
We thank the parec
dents for their hard w
'Harvest Festival and
Christmas cards; also p

Gulf County Sc
Lunch Men
DECEMBER 1 -
MON- Chicken S
French Fries, Gree
Bread, Milk and Coo
TUES- Chicken
English Peas, Fruit C
and Milk.
WEDS- Cheeseburg
Peaches, Corn, Bre
and Raisin Biscuit.
THURS- Spaghett
Sauce and Cheese
Salad, Green Beans,
Milk.
FRI- Corn Dog, Co
Milk and Cpbbler.
MENUS ARE SUBJECT TO C
TO AVAILABILITY OF CER


and snakes. I like summer,
Christmas and learning to play
the piano at home. I have one
brother and one sister."
Anthony will 'receive a free
- pizza from ,'P.J.'s iRestaurant iAn
town. Congratulations. Anthony.
Gratitude
Recently I heard about an
interview with former Vice-
President Dan Quayle that he felt
What was wrong in our country
could be summed up in one word
and that word was gratitude.
At this time of the year, let us
reflect and be gratefulI for all the
many blessings we have. They are
'too numerous to count.
Florida Museum
The Continuous Progress (CP)
classes took a field trip to the
Florida Museum of Natural
History in Tallahassee, last
Tuesday. They learned a 4lot ahd
had loads of fun. The teachers
thought the four-hour bus ride,


... News Column
Faith Christian School

lo we give help with parties, programs, and
75:1 field trips ..
readers for Several of our parents, .aides,
heir prayers teachers, bookkeepers, and
is Is also a administrators are giving hours
se who have without pay (or with reduced pay)
keep us in this year. Pray that God will sup-
es parents, ply their needs over and above
members, their gifts.
friends of "' The pleasant voice you hear
when you call the school after 3:30
nts and stu- p.m. is Bert Doolittle, father of our
work at the second grade teacher, Sue
Sin selling Mpnteiro. Mr. Doolittle donates his
parents who time from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. every
afternoon and we are most thank-
ful.
'hools Jack Maynard and Emily
Roche have been collecting and
"iu cashing in aluminum cans for
5, 1997 many years. When you see these
friends, give them a hearty "thank
sandwich, you".
n Beans, This year has been a joint
kie. effort of God's children working
w/Rice, together, not only in our school,
Cup, Rolls but in our churches and commu-
nity. It is a blessing to behold as
we experience His love through His
ger, Fruit/ people.
ead, Milk "w always thank God for all
of you, mentioning you in our
I w/Meat prayers. We continually remember
, Tossed before our God and Father your
Roll and work produced by faith, your labor
prompted by love,,' and your
rn, Juice, endurance inspired by hope in our
rn Juice Lord, Jesus Christ." I
Thessalonians ,1:2;3
CHANGE DUE HAVE A WONDERFUL,
TAIN ITEMS.
THANKFUL THANKSGIVINGI


round trip, was the most fun!
Pennies for Leukemia
Our Leukemia Society
fundraiser was' very successful.
We collected over $400.00 for this
worthy cause. Nearly every stu-
dent sacrificed their ice cream in
order to donate.
Young Austin Chumney in
Mr. Groom's Pre-K class donated
money he received for his birth-
day. Several classes had already
collected .for this. Linda
Whitfield's class collected around
$50.00 and April Bidwell's class
collected nearly $100.00.
Jesse Jones said that, "it
would be something we could do
to help others that aren't as
blessed as we are." We are blessed
indeed to have sincere and
thoughtful children.


WHS News
Wewahitchka High School
wishes everyone a happy and safe
Thanksgiving!
Good luck to the Port St. Joe
High School Sharks' football team
in the future playoffs. If we can't
go any further, then we'll hope to
see the Sharks advance.
Basketball takes center stage,
but we'll talk more about it the up
coming reports.
Next Monday, December 1st
students will be released at 12
noon for a teacher work day on
-, the Sunshine Standards. Lunches
will be at 10:04 for senior high
students and at 10:54 for middle
schoolers.
See you next weekly


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'97-'98

Shark Ta/lk
By: Quint Klingbeil


On October 12th, Port St. Joe
High School received its first
award ever for a video produced
by students.
Clarence Monette, teacher of
the television production class,
recently received a letter that had
the results of the Florida
Association for Media in
Education (FAME) Jim Harbin
Award for student media produc-
tions. The letter states that his
S class has won the ninth through
12th grade division in a statewide
. media contest for making a public
service announcement.
Students, James Heinemann,
Seth Campbell. and C. J. Jones
produced and directed the video.
Their video entitled, "The Rocking
Chair", stated that "Drugs are like
a rocking chair. ... they give you
something to do, but you don't go
anywhere."
These students and their
teacher were awarded 'a certifi-
cate, a giant first place blue rib-
bon, and a cash prize for the .TV
production class in a ceremony
held in Ft. Lauderdale on
Saturday, November 15. All first
place winning productions were
sent on to the AECT International
Video Contest.
The Jim Harbin Award is pre-
sented annually to students for
outstanding student-produced
media presentations. The award
is in honor of a former consultant
. with the Florida Department of
Education who originated the idea
of a statewide student media fes-
tival.
Over 4,000 students partici-
pated last year at the local and
regional levels, with 1,037 of
those students moving on to the
state level.
F.A.M.E.'s purpose in spon-
soring the Student Media Festival
is to encourage students to com-
municate through media produc-
tion and to recognize and reward
outstanding presentations.


that opened up some big holes
which accounted for the Sharks
totaling 255 yards rushing.
Senior Tyson Pittman put out
a great effort, scoring four touch-
downs and amassing 212 yards
rushing. Defense also played a
vital role in the title game forcing
five turnovers which the Sharks
turned' into four touchdowns.
The Sharks final score came
' when Junior James Daniels inter-
cepted the ball and ran 80 yards
down the Blountstown sideline
with 1:29 left to play. The Sharks
(6-5) will play at Graceville Friday
night. Congratulations, Sharks,
we're proud of you!
''Last Tuesday,' the Lady
Sharks basketball team tri-
umphed over Blountstown in a
district game ,winning 40-38, but
lost, the., following' game in
Apalachicola last Thursday.
Attention seniors-The
Florida Association of Life
Underwriters is offering a $1,000
scholarship. For more informa-
tion, see the scholarship board in
Sgidance for an entry form.
'The P.O.P.S. Club food drive
contest wasa big success collect-
Ing close to 580 cans. Coming in
first place was Mrs. Riley's class
with 159 cans and a close second
was Mr. Herring's class with 144
cans.
On Wednesday, November 26,
there was an early dismissal for
the Thanksgiving holidays. When
you return on Monday, December
1, there will be another early dis-
missal while teachers work on
Sunshine State Standards.
Until next time, have a great
holiday weekend!


on Monday, December 1 for
teachers to work on the Sunshine
State Standards.
Science Fair
Sixth graders are r mind
- that your Science Fair projects
are due on December 4. Our
annual Science Fair will be held
on December 4 and 5 in the gym.
P.T.O. Christmas Store
Our P.T.O. will sponsor a
Christmas Store beginning
December 8th for all students to
purchase Christmas items.
Christmas Holidays
Our Christmas holidays will
begin on December 22 with stu-
dents returning to school on
Tuesday, January 6.
.Report Cards
Report cards for this grading
period will be sent home on
Tuesday, January 13. If you
would like, to schedule ; ,a
parerit/teacher conference, please
call 227-1221.


This past week has been one
of great victories for the Sharks!
The results ate in, and Port
St. Joe High School is dominating
,in Class.2-A sports. The ."Purple
Pack" ,upset, meet favorite
Tallahassee's Maclay Saturday at
the Class 2-A Cross Country
Championships at Florida
Community College; in
Jacksonville. This meet gave the
Sharks their first cross country
title in 10 years since the sport
,began.'
"The "Purple Pack" went into
the meet ranked No. 2 in the
state, and totaled 78 points to
Maclay's 98, the previous No. 1
team. Coming in third was Trinity,
.Prep with 157 points, followed by
Upperoom Christian (163) and St.
John's Country Day' (167). There
were 21 teams, made 'up, of 177
runners, competing inthe meet..
This year's 'championship
team, was led by Coach Scott
Gowan and was comprised of the
following senlors-Robbie Dixson,
Keion McNair, Jeff Schweikert and-
Chad Thompson. Rod Givens is
the only sophomore on the team.
while Mike Kennedy and Adam
,White are freshmen runners.,
Givens, McNair and
Schweikert all earned Second
Teami'All-State in their winning
effort against Maclay. Way to go,
-Purple Pack"!
Also in sports, last Friday's
football game was for the Region
2-2A title. The Sharks had little
trouble crushing the Blountstown
Tigers in a 32-7 win.
The offensive linemen, led by
Kyle Adkison, George Foxworth,
Jermaine Peterson, Davin Baxter
and others, played a great game


"Students. Of The Week"
Congratulations to our
"Students of the eek-.... Sara.
Hoffman, Krystal Keigans, Josh
Jenkins, Whitney Nixon and
Brittany Ward.
Volunteer Spotlight
Our volunteer spotlight for
.the week is on Trish Warriner.
Trish volunteers for Mrs.
Clements, Mrs. Nobles and Mrs.
Six and enjoys being with and -
talking to the children.
Her hobbies include'volun-
,,teering in the community and gar-
dening. She attended Florida
State' University. Port St. Joe
Elementary School would like to


THE


thank Trish for all her help in
making our school a better place.
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mobile tag, buy the License for
Learning-and you are automati-
cally investing in Gulf County's
future--its students. By purchas-
ing this tag. you are donating $15
directly to the Gulf County School
District. This donation is ,tax
deductible.
Today's students are Gulf
County's future-invest in the
License for Learning and you are
investing in, them,
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Excellent Schools Conference Spotlights Gulf Scholarship Program

Four participants represent- A Successful Strategies to Increase surer of the Gulf County other schools in the co
ing the Gulf County Scholarship Literacy; Scholarship Committee, ex- doing, I am proud of ou
Committee and the Gulf County *How to Build a Winning Team on pressed her assessment of the parents, and community
School System recently attended 'the Academic Playing Field; conference by saying, "I am so glad I live in a place that
... '. ,.t,:,.S the Foundation for Excellent *teachers As Change Agents; impressed with our Gulf County wonderful educational c
... --- oho satlonral Cnnfrencep in '. Raising Funds for School Schools! Now that I see what ties for our children!"


untry are
r schools,
ty. I'm so
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Gulf County representatives at the conference were, from left,
Tonya Nixon, Carol Cathey, Cindy Belin and Martha Weimorts.



PUBLIC NOTICES w


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUVENILE DIVISION, '
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 96-134-CJ
IN THE INTEREST OF:
J.C.R.
A CHILD
(SEC.39.462(l)(b)FS)
The State of Florida to JOHN MILLER. nat-
ural father of the above-named child, whose resi-
dence and address is unknown.
You are hereby notified that a Petition under
oath has been filed In the above styled Court for
the Termination of Parental Rights In the case of
J.C.R., a child, to a licensed child placement
agency for subsequent adoption.
You are hereby noticed that an Advisory
Hearing will be held before the Honorable Robert
M. Moore, Judge of the Circuit Court. Fourteenth
Judicial Circuit, at the Gulf County Courthouse.
Port St Joe, Florida, on Thursday, the 18th day of
December, 1997, at the hour of 9:30 O'clock A.M.
(Eastern Time).-
You have the right to appear with counsel at
this hearing. If you cannot afford legal representa-
tion, the Court will appoint counsel for you at this
hearing upon the determination of Insolvency. You
must either appear on the date and at the time
specified or send a written response to the Court
prior to that time.
YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR OR
RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE CONSTI-
TUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINA-
TION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS OF THIS
CHILD.
Witness my hand as Clerk of Court, and the
Seal thereof this 28th day of October, 1997.
BENNY C. LISTER, Clerk of Circuit Court
Gulf County, 'Florida
By /si/ M Vughan
Deputy Clerk
4't. Noteember 6. 13. 20. and 27. 1997

IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA. IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Marrdiage of
HENRY CHARLES BAILEY,
Husband/Petlooner.
and
DONNA FAY BAILEY.
Wilfe-Responder.L .
... -* CASE NO. 97-296

S 'Nb ICeE OF ACTION
TO: DONNA FAY BAILEY'
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an acuon
for Dissolution orl Marmge has been filed against
you and You are required to ser.e a copM 01 your
wntten defenses. If any to this accn on DAVID C.
GASKIN. ESQ Peutloner's attorney. whose
address Is Post Office Box 185. Wewahltchka.
Flonda 32465, on or before the 5th day of,
December 1997 and file the original with the Clerk
of this Court either bel',re service on petitioner's
attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against ou for the relief
demanded in the petdtion. .
WITNESS my h and and the seal of this court
or. the 31 day of Oc tober. 1997
; Benny C. Lister
Clerk of Circuit Court
By /s/ T. Knox
Deputy Clerk
4tc. November 6, 13, 20, and 27, 1997.

IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 97-66
IN RE: The Estate of
EDNA EARL ADAMS a/k/a
EDNA ADAMS,
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of EDNA EARL
ADAMS, deceased, Case No. 97-66, is pending in
.the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which is "Gulf County
Courthouse, Port St Joe, Florida, 32456. The
names and addresses of the personal representa-
uve and the personal representatLe's attorney is
set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:
All persons on whom thi_ nonce Is served who have
objecpons that challenge the qualilrlcalons 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 THREE
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 edent 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 first publication of this Notice is
November 13, 1997.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAVID C. GASKIN
Florida Bar No. 027928
P. 0. Box 185
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
904/639-2266
Personal Representative:
BARBARA JEAN ADAMS
288 Redfish Street
Highland View, Florida 32456
4tc, November 13, 20, 27, and December 4, 1997.

IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 97-68CP
IN RE: The Estate of
BILLY RAY WATERS,
Deceased.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of BILLY RAY
WATERS, deceased. Case No. 97-68, is pending In
the Circuit Court for Gulf County, Florida. Probate
Division, the address of which is Gulf County
Courthouse, Port St Joe, Florida. 32456. The
names and addresses of the personal representa-
tive and the personal representative's 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 theJurisdiction of this Court or claims, any Inter-
est in the estate, are required to file their objections,
with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
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 flle 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 first publication of this Notice is
November 20, 1997
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAVID C. GASKIN
Florida Bar No. 027928
P. 0. Box 185
Wewahitchka. Florida 32465
904/639-2266
Personal Representative:
WILLIAM R. WATERS
P. 0. Box 1665
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
4tc, November 20, 27, December 4, 11, 1997.
LEGAL NOTICE
As required by Section 5104 (d) of, the Internal
Revenue Code, the Annual Returns of Taunton's.
Family Children's Home will be available for public
inspection for a period.of 180 dais trom the date of
this notice. That return may be inspected at the
principal office of the Children's Home, which Is
ocated at 702 North Highway 71, Wewahitchka,
Florida, during regular business hours. The legal
address of this office Is P. 0. Box 870,
Wewahltchka, Florida 32465, and you may phone
at (850) 639-2337.
4tc, November 20. 27, December 4, 11, 1997.

PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf County
Board of Counnr Comrrrnissiners will hold a public
hearing to consider adoption of an ordinance with
the following udle: a
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE
PLACEMENT OF MOBILE HOMES; RECRE-
ATION VEHICLES AND MODULAR HOMES
IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA PROHIBITING
PLACING OF MOBILE HOMES; RECRE-
ATION VEHICLES AND MODULAR HOMES
WITHOUT FIRST OBTAINING A PERMIT
PROHIBITING THE OCCUPATION OF
MOBILE HOMES, RECREATION VEHI-
CLES AND MODULAR HOMES UNLESS
THE SAME MEETS CERTAIN CODES AND
STANDARDS SET FORTH HEREIN; PRO-
HIBITING THE INSTALLATION OF ELEC-
TRICAL SERVICES UNTIL PROPER PER-
MITS HAVE BEEN ISSUED; DESIGNATING
THE GULF COUNTY BUILDING OFFICIAL
AS THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND
ENFORCEMENT OF THE ORDINANCE;
PROVIDING FOR FEES FOR PERMITS
AND/OR INSPECTION; PRESCRIBING
PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS, AND PRO-
VIDING FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF FROM
SAME; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; 1
AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.
*Complete ordinance on file In the Clerk's Office
The public hearing will be held at 6:05 p m., E.S.T.
on December 9, 1997 in the County
Commissioners' meeting room at the Gulf County
Courthouse in Port Sf Joe, Florida.'
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: WARREN J. YEAGER. JR., CHAIRMAN
ATTEST:
BENNY C. LISTER, CLERK
Itc, November 27, 1997.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
SARA C. SULZER,
Plaintiff,
vs. ~ 1 CA uo00-U


vs. ,
JOSEPHINE SMITH,
Defendant


/
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a
Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated
December 12, 1996, and an Order Resetting
Foreclosure Sale dated November 20, 1997,
entered In Civil Case No. 96-286-CA of the Circuit.
Court In and for Gulf County, wherein SARA C.'
SULZER is Plaintiff and JOSEPHINE SMITH is the
Defendant, I will.sell to the highest bidder for cash-
at the front door of the Gulf County Courthouse In
Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11;00 a.m. (EST) on the
I ith day of December, 1997, the following
described property as set forth in said Final
Judgment, to-wit:
Lot Six (6), Block Five (5), Port St. Joe
Beach Subdivision, Unit One (1), according
to an Officlal Plat thereof on file In the
Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court,
Gulf County, Florida, in Plat Book 1. Page
58. (C/R Official Records Book 27, at Page
520).
DATED this 20 day of November, 1997.
BENNY C. LISTER
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s/ Tonya Knox
Deputy Clerk
2tc, November 27 and December 4, 1997.

NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT BAYOU STOR-
AGE INTENDS TO SELL THE PERSONAL PROP-
ERTY DESCRIBED BELOW TO ENFORCE A LIEN
IMPOSED ON SAID PROPERTY PURSUANT TO
SECTIONS 83.801-83.809, FLORIDA STATUTES.
THE CONTENTS OF THE UNITS LISTED BELOW
WILL BE SOLD FOR CASH AT PUBLIC SALE OR
OTHERWISE DISPOSED OF ON DECEMBER 13,
1997. AT 8:00 A.M. ON THE PREMISES OF
BAYOU STORAGE, 2880 COUNTY ROAD 30, PORT
ST. JOE, GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA WHERE THE
PROPERTY HAS BEEN STORED.
CONTENTS OF STORAGE UNIT #13
BELONGING TO SUSAN LIVINGSTON
AND
CONTENTS OF STORAGE UNIT #4
BELONGING TO GEORGE ALEXANDER
ALL ITEMS ARE SOLD "AS-IS" AND MUST BE,
REMOVED AT THE TIME OF SALE. SALE SUB-
JECTTO CANCELLATION INTHE EVENT OF SET-
TLEMENT BETWEEN OWNER AND OBLIGATED
PARTY.
DATED THIS 21ST DAY OF NOVEMBER,
1997.
3tc, November 27, December 4 and 11, 1997.


Newport, Rhode Island.
Committee members Cindy
Belin, Carol Cathey, Tonya Nixon,
and Martha Weimorts actively
participated in the "Challenge to
Excellence" Conference by pre-
senting the Gulf County
Scholarship Program to school
representatives from all over the
country.
Carol Cathey also conducted
a workshop entitled;"Testing One,
Two, Three.. outlining Port St.
Joe High School's High School
competency test (HSCT) prepara-
tion program which produced the
highest HSCT scores in the state.
Cindy Belin sat on panel pre-
sentations entitled "Involvement
for Improvement: 'How to Get
Parents On Board' and 'Sustain-
ing School Improvement'". The
first of these panels presented
strategies for increasing parental
involvement in the educational.
process. The other panel dis-
cussed strategies for building
long-range effectiveness into
school reform initiatives.
All four participants attended
sessions structured toward help-
ing school districts, parents, and
students raise their aspirations so
they can be successful. Some of
the sessions attended included'
the following:
*School-College Partnerships;


1200 U. S. Hwy. 98

Mexico Beach, FL 32410


NEW LISTINGS:
8237 Hwy. 98 Gulfaire Subd. Beach Front.
Beautiful 3 Bd., 2.5 bath townhome. GULF
FRONT. Fireplace, furnished, vinyl & carpet,
cen. h/a, $225,000.
8203 Hwy. 98 Culfaire Subd. Gulf Front.
Nice NTRACThome.
Great renta un 1 ouuu. .
201 Nan Nook, Mexico Beach. $105,000. ONE
OF A KIND. 2 bd., 1 ba. upstairs, I bd., 1 ba.
mother-in-law apt. downstairs. This home is on
2 lots with fenced in above ground swimming
pool. Great room has fireplace. Central heat and
air. Ceiling. fans throughout. Garage. Large
screen poich on downstairs apt. Deck off of
upstairs apt. Very nice neighborhood.
208 Gautier Memorial,_ Port St. Joe.
Contemporary 3500 sq. ft. Florida home
w/bahama shutters. 4 bd., 2.5 ba., great room,
gourmet kitchen, breakfast area & wet bar all
open to form great entertainment area. Unique
kit. layout w/2 double sinks, 2 dishwashers, 2
trash compactors, 40' counter & bar space.
Viking appliances include built-in gas convec-
tion oven, warmer, 48" island cooktop w/24"
grill, sub-zero refrigerator & Amanda commer-
cial built-in microwave. Corian countertops
throughout. Wet bar w/sink & ice machine.
Butler's pantry w/built-in buffet & full-out cab-
inets. Rear carpeted screen porch features cus-
tom-built outside kit. w/12' stainless steel top
w/sink,, warmer, 2-60,000 btu burners & 32"
grill and 2 48" Viking hoods. Children's living
area has 3 bd., continental bath w/whirlpool,
living area & built-in computer/study area.
Huge master bath & dressing area as 14' his/her
vanity, 7' Jacuzzi, separate 5'x5' tile 2-person
shower, his/her large walk-in closets.. Many oth-
er features included with this beautiful home.
Contact Joan for detailed list. $365,000.
GULF FRONT
8213 Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach Gulfaire Exquisite 3 Br
2,5 Ba townhome. Just under 1600 SF, furnished, roof,
carpet, interior paint 2 yrs. old. Wood burning stone
fireplof0f e li i o living
room U llac bir (aAl t storage
rooms front, and back. Also, lg. storage under stair-
well. All electric CH/A, dishwasher, disposal, refrig-
erator, compactor, washer-dryer. Owner occupied but
great rental potential. Must see to appreciate. $225,000
Cape San Bias Cape Sands Landing. Nicely dec-
orated beachside townhouse. Duplex unit. 2 bd
and 2 bath downstairs, 2 loft bedrooms upstairs.
Nice screened-in porch, steps to the gulf. Fully fur-
nished. 5169,000.
7799 Hwy 98, St. Joe Beach FarN Away Beautifully
decorated 3 Br 2 Ba halt of duplex, completely remod-
eled. 1 Br I Ba, downstairs, 2 Br I Ba upstairs
Washer ,'drer, CH/A. Excellent rental $199,000
St. Joe Beach Sea Gull Townhouse #11.
Completely refurbished 3 bd., 2 5 ba townhouse
New central heat/air, new roof, hot water heater,
all new carpet, tile, furniture, wall paper. Mint con-
dition, excellent rental potential. $175,000.
378 Gulf Pines Dr., Gulf Pines Subd., One of the
finest Gulf front homes in the area. Gorgeous 5 bed-
room, two bath, with many amenities, including ele-
vator, elec. storm shutters, irrigation system, custom
counter tops, 12' ceilings, glass block in master bath,
extensive decking, boardwalk to the beach, fireplace.
The nicely landscaped home has a wrap around
porch, sundeck with sunbrella, and a screened porch.
Comes with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, satellite
dish and window treatments. Located On almost 1
acre. $489,900.
INDIAN PASS Beautiful Gulf front lot one of a
kind. Over 2 acres, both side of county 'road C-30B.
One hundred feet on the gulf. 1.59 acres in south side
of road. Nice trees, vegetation, terrificbgach. $225,000.
ACROSS HIGHWAY FROM, B EACH
61 First Street, Mexico Beach. Beautiful 4 bdrm., 2 full
baths, 2 half bath stucco home, on lg)145'x280' lot,
just 1 1/2 blocks from dedicated beach. Great room
with fireplace, office or hobby room. Large kitchen
w/island and bar, dining room, intground, 15x30
lighted gunite pool. Screened porch, 2 car garage, fish
pond, cen. h/a. TOO MANY AMENITIES TO LIST.
MUST SEE, TOP CONDITION. $175,000.00.


Improvement;
.#The Art of Leadership;
Curricular Reform;:
*Turning High Risk into High
Promise: and,:,
*School-to-Work Programs.
The Gulf County delegation
also attended general sessions
and were inspired by the following
speakers: Rick Dalton, President,
Foundation for Excellent Schools;
Albert Dowden, President & CEO,
Volvo Group North America, Inc.;
and 'Dean K Whitla, Director,
Counseling and Consulting
Psychology Program, Harvard
University.
The Gulf County delegation to
the conference had an
opportunity to talk with school
personnel from all over the United
States to exchange ideas and
learn new ways to raise aspira-
tions and improve education in,
GulfCopunty.
c, In 'reflecting on what they
gained from the conference, mem-
bers of. the delegation felt they
had returned home with many
new, useful ideas and strategies
for helping Gulf County continue
its progress toward meeting the
"Challenge to Excellence". They
also returned feeling good about
the direction in which our schools
are going.
Tonya Nixon, parent and trea-


Wildlife Groups Sumit


Applications
A proposed new "conserve
wildlife" license plate is one step
closer to reality today because of
the efforts of four state wildlife
organizations.
Defenders of Wildlife, the
Florida Chapter of the Sierra
Club, the Wildlife Foundation of
Florida and the Florida Game and
Fresh Water Fish Commission
(GFC) submitted over 15,000 sig-
natures and $30,000 to the
Florida Department of Highway
Safety. and Motor Vehicles (DMV)
to apply for establishment of a


for Bear Tag
new license plate.
Under Florida law, sponsors
applying fdr creation of a new
license plate are required to sub-
mit 10,000 signatures and a
$30,000 application fee to initiate
the process. '.
The license plate will 'feature
the image of a Florida black bear,
and a snowy egret with the slogan
"Conserve Wildlife." GFC officials
expect the new plate to generate
millions of dollars in coming years
to fund conservation for the full
array of Florida's unique wildlife.


1850 Indian Pass Road $67,900






HANNON
=I ,REALTY INC.
Bedrooms. 3: Balhs. 2 Lor 75x96 PORT ST. JOE
SPECIAL FEATURES Well manlaned home on.lv 2 7 450
blocks from The Gulf of Mexico Vinyl floors lhroughoul 227-1450
Large screened porch. central neata.r


Inc


(850) 648-5146 or 1-800458-7478 moL


MEXICO BEACH 140 Pine Street. A very nice and
comfortable 3 bd., 2 ba. home on 2 lots. Very nice COMMEM
neighborhood. kitchen w/island w/track lighting and Port St. Joe Ap
pantry. Liv. rm., den, ding rm. and sun rm., central lots of possibility
h/a, 2 car carport, Ig. screened porch off liv. rm. Motel-4103 Hw
Appliances include stove, refrig., microwave, wash- lots, gunite sw
er/ dryer, storage galore!! Sit on the patio and enjoy investment potel
the flora and fauna of the lovely landscaped yard.
$18t8,000. Mexico Beach
Canal 4 lots, b
801 Maryland Dr. Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. 14x70' mobile boat docks, 3,00(
home. Cen. heat/air, large deck, $49,000. Port St. Joe. EE
GULFA IRE SUBDIVISION business. Get in
Gulfaire Dr. Trilex. To 3 Br 2Baunits and one 1 ization! Invento
Br 1 BN DER -GON1RA Te sold $225,000.
together. Total price $175,000 MEXICO BEAC
Gulf Aire Subd., 102 SeaPines Dr. Want room? Large Only. All racks
2200 ,sf. frame, 2-storv home on corner lot. 2 bd:, 1 copy machine, lg
ba., recreational room downstairs, 2 bd., 1 ba, living available. $35,00
room, dining room, fireplace, and kitchen upstairs.
Remodeled in 1995. Very comfortable. MUST SEE!
$148,500.
BEACHSIDE CAPE SAN BLA
BESan Blas Planta
MEXICO BEACH -111 S. 37th St., Unit 4 Pier Pointe ER FINANCIN(
Townhouse. 2 bedroom, 11 2/2 bath, fully furnished. 28 30 $29,500.
Nice gulf view from upper deck, new air cond. Large
back deck. Excellent condition. Features include an all Gulf Side W
electric kitchen, sunken living room, garden tub. cleared, $23,500
Excellent rental. $110,000. MEXICO BEAC
MEXICO BEACH BEACHSIDE 116 41st St. Very 424 New Mexici
nice 3 bd., 2 ba. individual home on a 75'x90' lot. triangular wo<
home features an all electric kitchen, Ig. 12x24' glassed only.
in porch, sliding doors from porch to bedroom, ceiling 410, 412, 414 Cc
fans, carpeted, extensive remodeling, hot/cold out- 14, 16,. Block B,
side shower, patio, 1 storage shed, 10x16'. Goodiview ing, with 20% di
of the gulf. $159,900. 420 Colorado D
125 Circle Dr. Recently renovated DUPLEX. Two bd, 1 14. $30,900, Owl
bath e 'l* .j[l fI tM, 'T' q ps- to years.
beach I -ca iential. 12the n.Iai1V
$160,000. dentia l J
Mexico Beach.111-B S. 38th St. Very nice two bd., 2 ba 413, 415 Fifth St
and pojvirr n1r n l tchg. cl#Ac ly fur- 14. $31,900 eact
nishedUlN, G n and 10% 10 years.

deck with gulf view. Master bedroom and bath down- 304 & 306 Hat]
stairs and loft bedroom and bath upstairs. $112,000. nice residential
PORT ST. JOE Grand Isle Na
2004 Juniper Ave., Nice 3 bdrm., 1 1,/2 bath home on 71' X.115. $11,
lands, tt ewly Wysong S/D C
remodM :-i r I r l 7'x34' 1, Blk 3 149' X 7(
gunite pool. Close to schools. $89,000. BEACON HILL
137 Cape Plantation Dr. Beautiful 3 BR 2 BA stilt home Houses Only
in restricted subdivision. Great room with fireplace Faulk Place -
opens onto larger 12'x28' screen porch overlooking $21,000
16th green of St. Joseph's Bay Country Club. Triton St. Lots
Underneath parking and storage. ch/a,Jennaire stove, GULFAIRE SU1
refrig., microwave, dishwasher, disposal. Well kept. Homes Only .
$179,900. nis courts
CAPE SAN BLAS Christen's Curv
Cape San Blas Sea Cliffs. Beautifully furnished 3 near pool and t(
level town house w/great gulf view from each level. 3 Gulfaire Dr., cl
bd., 3 ba., gated community, private beach, Ig. swim- $19,000
ming pool, built on concrete pilings. Many extras. Gulfaire Dr., V
$199,900. 90x125'. $19,000
ST. JOE BEACH SEASHORES S
SEASHORES 8102 Alabama Ave. nice 3 bedroom, 2 Nautilus Dr. L,
bath home in an exclusive subdivision. Fully land- ST. JOE BEACF
escaped including irrigation system and well. Two car Mobile Homes
garage. Many extras including tiled showers, garden Pineda St. 50'
tub, fireplace, cathedral ceiling, white lacquered cabi- from beach. $25
nets, architectural shingles. A must see. $118,000. OVERSTREET
356 Balboa St. Neat 2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home
with new ch/a, carport, chain link fence on 90'x150' FIVE ACRES c
lot $45,000. mately 500' wa
500'x450'. $85,00
254 Coronado St. Really nice well maintained 3 bd 1 Creekwood L
1/2 ba. 12x60' mobile home, furnished with dish- PLUS 2 pie-sha
washer, ref., gas stove, ch/a, microwave. Kitchen and Sold as package
bath redone. Also enclosed front porch and a back
deck, 2 sheds, sprinkler and well. Property 135'x150' Wetappo Creek
under chain link fence. $75,000. Potential. $70,OC
OVERSTREET WETAPPO CRE
C. Has septic ta:
178 S. Canal St. canalfront. 3 bd., 2 ba. approx. WEWAHITCHI
1650 sf. ch/a,,well, septic, 2 car garage, full front & Highway 71 G
back decks, back deck includes a 20x9.7 screened in ghway 71 C
area, downstairs office, walk-in pantry, refrig., Riverside Park
satellite dish w/set-up equipment, 1,264 acres, oat as
100' on Intracoastal Waterway w/dock. $140,000. money.

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John M. Delorme, Realtor


John M. Delorme, Realtor
647-3633
Ellen F. Allemore, Realtor
* 647-8939
Joy Holder 648-8493
Patricia Raap 648-5965
Moira Ritch 648-4217
Donna Selfert 648-5919
Joan Smithwick 647-4150
Bobble Seward 227-3622
CIAL/INVESTMENT PROP.
prox. 2 acres commercial/industrial -
es- $99,000
y. 98 Mexico Beach. Located on four
imming pool, boat parking, good
ntial. $550,000.
Marina .located on Mexico Beach
ait and tackle shop, gasoline pumps,
0 + sq ft. bldg $690,000.
established existing department store
on ground floor of downtown revital-
ry, fixtures and established business.

:H VIDEO, 2704 Hwy. 98, Business
and fixtures, computer, cash regis,tqr,
;. movie inventory, 2 yr. building lease:
0. .


LOTS
AS/'INDIAN PASS
ation S/D. BEACHSIDE AND OWN-
G! Lots 14, 19, 21 $34,500. Lots 23, 25,
Lots 36, 38, 40 $15,500.
hite Sands Dr. Two 25'x1OO' lots -
for both.
H Houses Only
o. 224'x158'x189'; lot 25, Blk B, Unit 14
oded lot. $12,500. Single family home

lorado Dr. 100'x158.33' each Lot 12,
Unit 14. $28,900 each. Owner financ-
own, 10% 10 years.
r. 100'x158.33' Lot 22, Blk B, Unit
ner financing, with 20% down, 10% 10


,rT N ,resi-
. 100'x158.33' Lot 13, 15, Blk A, Unit
h. Owner financing, with 20% down,

ley Dr. Lots 4 and 5, Block B. Two
lots, 87.5' x 108' each. $1.,000 each.
n Nook and Kim Kove L6t 19, Blk D
500
:orner of Robin Lane & 15th St. Lot
0' X 127' X 100'. $14,000 MAKE OFFER


100' X 120', with .large septic tank.

5 & 6, Blk 3, Unit 1 irregular. $32,000
DIVISION
Subdivision swimming pool and ten-

'e. Nice cleared lot, triangular shape,
'nnis court. Phase IV, Lot 8, $27,900.
cleared lot, Block C, Lot 32, 80'x125'.

ery nice cleared lot, Block C, Lot 33,
or $36,000 for both Lot 32 & 33.
UBDIVISION
ots 4,5,6,7, & 8, Block A. $22,000 each.

I
or Houses
X 125' each -3 lots in first block across
,000 each
AREA
in the Intracoastal Waterway, approxi-
ater frontage. Lot size approximately
0.
ots 14 & 15, Approx. 1.25 acres total
ped lots 6 & 7 directly on the creek.
. $22,000
and Highway 386 15.5 acres Great
10
;EK ESTATES. Wetappo Dr. Lot 2, Blk.
nk, houses only, 110' x 200', $9,000.
KA AREA
;ulf County Farms 4 acres. $15,700
- Land Dr. Lots 9 & 10. One block to
100 each. Both lots available for less



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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 1997


I AU TI


AUCTION Every Friday Night,
7 p.m. EST at Old Port Theatre
Antique Mall, PSJ. Christmas
Shop 'til miqnightl Wade Clark
Auctions,850-229-9282.
10% Buyer's Premium.
AB1239,'AU 1737AU1743, 4111/27





1988 Nissan Sentra, very clean, well
maintained, 4 cyl./std. shift, cold a/c,
am//fin/cassette, $2,300 obo. 647-
3882. 4tc 11/13
'91 Lumlna 7 passenger van, also
light blue limousine, excellent condi-
tion. 648-4550. 4tc11/20
'94 Lincoln Towncar Signature Seres,
red leather interior, 63,000 miles.
Can be seen at St. Joe Machine Shop
,4| or call 229-6449, take over payments
2tc11/20
1995 Isuzu pickup, 5 speed, air
cond., am/fm cassette, bed liner, cap,
33,000 miles. 229-9215. 4tp 1.1/6
1997 Toyota Tercel, tinted windows,
am/fm cassette, sport fin, must sell,
227-2551 or 227-1156. tfc 10/30
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LT, excel.
cond., V8, power windows, power
seats, c.d. player, leather seats, run-
ning boards, loaded!! Low mileage.
Call 639-5773, or 639-2578. tfc 11/6
'95 Camaro convertible, only 21,000
miles, factory warranty, leather interi-
or, CD player, all the extras, mint
condition, $17,000. 229-2740.
'4tc 11/13





18' Wellscraft boat, 140 hp motor,
with trailei-, $1,900 obo, excellent
condition. 227-3860. ltp.11/27





2 bdrm/I bath, fenced yard, $300/
month. Hannon Realty, 227-1450.
2T bdcRi3' / 2' 1/2 bath- -townhouse,
S$450/month. Hannon Realty. 227-:'
1450. Itc 11/27
Space for rent in office building on
Highway' 98. St. Joe Beach. For fur-
ther information please call Mary Ann
at Anchor Realty, 850-647-3333, 800-
411-3717, 850-647-3330 fax.
4tp 11/6
One bedroom apartment. Call 229-
2727 or 229-9000. tfc 11/20Q
PINE RIDGE APARTMENTS, 850-
227-7451. Affordable living for low to
middle income families, -located at
125 Venus Dr., Port St. Joe. Rents
starting at $255 per month. Water,
sewer, garbage pickup, wall to wall
carpet & blinds, 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms.
EHO. Handicapped, wheelchair ad-
cessible. Voice TTY access. 352-472-
3952. 2tc 11/20
Two bedroom furnished trailer in
Highland View, $225 month, $150 de-
posit 227-1260. tfc.11/20
For Rent at Mexico Beach. Practically
new 14x70 2 bdrm., 2 ba. mobile
home, furnished with washer & dryer,
cen. h/a, located within walking dis-
tance to beach. References required,
$400 month, $400 damage deposit.
Available 12/1/97. Sorry, no pets.
Call648-5905 after 6 p.m. 2tc 11/20
Unfurnished 3 bdrm., 2 ba. house.
Mexico Beach, 1 block from beach,
$525 month. 648-8846. 2te 11/20


1/1 pool house, St. Joe Beach, $300
month, $75 utilities. 647-3461.
tfc 12/4
Mobile Home lot for rent: Hwy. 386A,
Mexico Beach, $75 per month. Call 1-
800-659-0641. tfc 11/13
Mexico Beach: Beachside, completely
furnished, long-term, references & de-
posit required. 648-8005. tfc 11/6
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'

517 4th St.
4 bd., 2 ba., cen. h/a,
washer/dryer hookups,
stove, refrig, $425.
Call (205) 339-0655, leave
message, tfc 11/6



Safe 'N Dry Storage
$25 month
302-B Reid Ave., PSI, FL
904-229-9000


Storage

Units

229-6200


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 1-
800-874-5073. tfe 12/4:
Apartment for rent, Hwy. 98, Mexico
Beach, Lg. upstairs 2 bdrm. cable,
water, garbage furnished, $500
month, $500 deposit 1 year lease.
648-4384 or 648-5139. tfc 11/6
1,200 sq. ft. office space, located on
Hwy. C-30, $750 month, includes
utilities. Call 227-1774. tfc 12/4
Storage Units Now Available! Bayou
Storage serves .Cape Sah 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 11/6

One and two bedroom apartments. 2
blocks from beach. Beacon Hill, rea-
sonable. Call 912-246-1250. tfc 11/6,
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No
pets. 1 block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106. tfc 12/4
Mobile home lots for rent in Mexico
Beach. Call 648-5476. tfc 12/4
Liberty Manor. Apts., 102 Liberty
Manor Circle, Port St. Joe. Afforda-
ble housing for the elderly and the
handicapped.
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy
efficient const., stove & refrig., fur-
nished, fully carpeted, 1 bdrm., apts.
on site
Equal Oppor. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more information.
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
tfe 12/4


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.
Newextra 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.
S'One bedroom apartment, washer/ /
dryer hook-up. t '
Call 229-6777 after p.m. '
, .. .. .. -, t c 1 1 /6 ,,


Garage Sale: Nov. 28 & 29, corner of
16th St. and Woodward Ave. Lotd'of
stuff. 8-12. 2tp, 11/20
Garage / Back yard Sale: three fami-
lies, Nov. 28th & 29th, 9:00 a.m. EST
until. Lots of stuff. 8608 W. Hwy. 98 -
Beacon Hill.
Large Yard Sale: Nov. 29, 8:00 a.m.,
606 Garrison Ave., PSJ.




Immediate opening in physician's oF-
flee in Port SL Joe for a receptionist.
who Is a team player. Skills needed
include answering phones, computer,
entry, scheduling appointments and
other clerical work. Experience 'pre-
ferred, but not required, .to work In
this fast-paced office. Call 229-8010
to apply. 2tc 11/27
Air condition duct installers. Experi-
enced or. will train right person. Call
229-9125, GW Service. 2tc 11/27


Immediate opening for mature indi-
vidual with computer experience and
public relations skills. Some week-
ends required. Call Parker Realty of
Mexico Beach, Inc., 850-648-5777.
tfc 12/4,









Heilig-Meyers Furniture Co.
Our company is 950 stores strong.'
We are the "Number one" publicly
owned furniture chain in the
world, adding stores each year.
Thus, we are in constant need of
good people to join our team. Due
to a recent promotion, We have the
following position available.
One Cashier/Collector
The Individual who joins our sales
team must be:
1. Career-minded
2. Able to work well with others.
3. Willing to work evenings, week-
ends, and other hours required
to get job done.
4. Self-motivated
5. Positive attitude
Company benefits include:
1. Paid Vacation
2. Major Medical
3. Dental Insurance
4. Life Insurance
5. Employee Discount
6. Profit Sharing
7. Paid Sick Leave
Apply in person during business
hours. No phone calls please.
209-211 Reid Ave.,
An Equal Opportunity Employer
ltc 11/27


Part Time Job Opportunities: Gulf/;
Franklin Collaborative Partnership,
Coordinator and Project Assistant.
The Gulf County School Board is re-.'
ceiving applications for two part time-
(four hour) positions: Gulf/Franklin
Collaboratihe Partnership Coordinator
and Collaborative Partnership Project
Assistant. Job 'descriptions and ap-'
plication forms are a ailable by con-
tacting Ms. Deborah Crosby, Coordi-
nator of Student Services, Gulf
County Schools, 150 Middle School
road, Pot St. Joe, FL 32456 (850) 229-
6940. Completed, application forms
must be received by 12:00 noon,:
E.S,T., December 5, 1997.
Qualifications for Coordinator include
a bachelor's degree in education, hu-
man services, related field, or an as-
sociated degree with three years of
Successful experience in coordinating
and implementing programs and ser-.
vices at the community level. Salary
will be approximately $15.39 per
hour. Qualifications for Project Assist-
ant include a high school diploma or
an approximate equivalent, satisfacto-
ry completion of business education
courses; and three years of verifiable
experience in an occupation requiring
skills (computer typing, bookkeeping,
filing, etc.) of the position. Salary will.
be approximately $7.36 per hour.
Both positions are funded by a grant
and no guarantee for employment be-
yond the grant expiration date (June
.30, 1998) can be made. The Gulf
County School Board is an equal op-
portunity employer. 2te 11/20
Help Wanted at Gulf Pines Hospital
for a supply clerk, part-time position.
Pick up an application at the person-
nel office. 2tp 11/20


BROKER WANTED: for new real es-
tate office opening soon on Cape San
Blas. Please send resume to: Broker,
P. 0. Box 308, Port St Joe, FL 32457.
4tp 11/20


BART'S
HANDYMAN
SERVICE K -.
* Household Repairs
* Painting, Interior/Exterior Deck
Restoration Lawn Maintenance.
FREE ESTIMATES
(850) 229-1051.
-':4tp 11/20


a ot4P Le..P nnh ^1ffmsA
Cabinets. Custom Mantles.
Furniture. Trim.
Boo/Janna RInehart
227-3590
tfc 10/23


STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC #0038936
Specializing in Reroofs *
Single-Ply & Repairs
Sphere Quahry Is Htqher Than Pnce".
229-8631 1 10. 2


TLC Lawn Service 11
Catering to All Your Lawn
Service Needs
Mowing, Trimming, Clean Outs, Mani-
curing, Spraying, Fertilizing', Londsc:-ir.g
and Minor Sprinkler Repair. ,, .'
Re6 Aioiloble 229-8435

Residential Custom Wood
Commercial Industrial

A 8 R Fence
SFencing and Conerete Work
Albert-Flelschmann FREE Estimates ''
EIN #593115646 (850) 647-4047

t 10


.-_ 9 Residential
S 0 Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel,
Flea Control Condominiums
Household Pest Control New Treatment/
* Real Estate (WDO) Reports Construction Sites
y FAMILY OWNED:

[ PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
Serving Gulf Co. & Surrounding Areas
Free Estimates & Insections
-., .- -


DRIVERS NEEDED, LEASE DRIV-
ERS with well maintained Tractor.,
75% of revenue. Company driversI
25K 37K yearly. Frequent home
time. Applicants must have good driv-
ing record. Call 800-848-3445 or'
come by McKenzie Tank Lines, .6734
Ellis Rd., Southport. FL. Itc 11/27
TEXAS 'oil company urgently needs
dependable person in Port St. Joe
area. Regardless of training write W.
H. Hopkins, Dept. W-32456, Box 711,
Ft. Worth,TX 76101-0711. .
2tp 11/20

Receptionist/Reservationist: prop-
erty management office .requires cus-
tomer Interface, good telephone skills.
computer experience. Full time posi-
tion with benefits. For our new St Joe
Bay, office, Fantasy Properties. Inc.
Call 648-5146. tfc 12/4,
We're Growingl Due to an increase in:
our census. Bay St. Joseph Care Cen-.
ter currently has position vacancies
for CNAs and nurses. We are looking
for dedicated professional Individuals.
We offer an excellent compensation
and benefit package. Come grow with
us. To Interview call 229-8244 or 'ap-
ply at Bay St. Joseph Care Center,
220 Ninth Street, Port St. Joe;! FL.
tfc; 12/4




47 sq. yards dark teal trackless car-
pet, with 1/2" pad,, 3 years old, not
stretched. $500. Call 647-3651.
:lfc 11/27

Super Nintendo system and 9 -games
for sale, $200 firm. Call 229-8732.
Sofa and loveseat, $250; other miscel-
laneous furniture. 827-2913.
2tc 11/27


Auto Rates Have
Been RpdgcegI!
Call Hannon Insurance,
227-1133
ri; 10,2

Serving Porr St. Joe and Surrounding ,
Area for 15 Plus Years
Major Appliance, Air Condition, &
Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
850-229-8416
RA00 378 ER0007623


Do-It-Yourself Pest
Control Products at
Bardield's Lawn 8 Garden
229-2727



STRICKLAND ELECTRIC
'All Type Electrical Work
-24 Hr. Service /:
UC. #ER0013168, *INSURED
647-8081
ALAN STRICKLAND


ROGER STOKES
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR
647-3328
Free Estimates RF 0066770
PLUMBING REPAIRS
S' i 10/23


PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-Rll, Inc.

706 First Street
Phone 227-2112
/ MINI-STORAGE \




5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT


Bolt action .308 rifle with scope $375,
12 gauge pump shotgun with extra
barrel $260. Enfeld .303 rifle $100.
SKS semi-auto with target sights,
$150. S&W Revolver .38 Special Mod-
el 10, $250. Norinco 1911-Al .45 ACP
many extras. $400: Colt .32 long re-
volver collectable shooter. $200. H&R
Top Break revohler .38 S&W cal. col-
lectable curio. $50. All guns come
with various amounts of ammo and
accessories. 229-8311 before 4 or af-
ter 6 p.m. ltp 11/27
Arch steel buildings huge savings on
select models while supplies last.
Cancellations and repos. You Can
Sate $1.000's. 20x30, 30x30,. 25x42.
Financing available. Call 1-800-341-
7007! 2tp 11/27

For rSale: 1 Detroit diesel engine,
VS, model 871, w/blower as is-
minimum bid $500. 2 metal
desks, minimum bid $10 ea.; 1 -Ya-
maha boat motor, 9.9 4-stroke,
minimum bid. $100. Bids will be ac-
cepted until 4:00 P.M., December
5, 1997. All sales final. Contact
City of Mexico Beach, P. 0. Box
13425, Mexico Beach, FL 32410.
2tc 11/20

Kenmore micro/convection oven; all.
like new. Solid oak bedroom suite,
small roll top desk,. desk, antique
dresser. Call 647-8726. 2tc 11/20
Packard Bell computer, modem, print-
er. etc: metal storage building & lots
more. 648-4550. 4tc 1/20

Fully equipped MOBILE BEAUTY
SHOP, beautifully decorated. 648-
4550. 4te 11/20

Princess Diana porcelain bride doll,
1985 Danbury Mint Edition -boxed
w/stand, never disdplayed. Has 6 ft
train & diamond earrings. Offered be-
low appraisal. 229-2740. 4tp 11/20


DOOR WORKS, Doors, windows and
rotten wood replacement, weather
proofing. Free estimates, licensed and
insured. 24 hr. answering service.
784-7443. 4te 11/27


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


Concrete yard ornaments and bird
baths, factory direct prices 9164
Cockles Ave., Beacon Hill. 647-3267.
5tp 10/30

: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.
Garden Club cookbooks. members' fa-
.tonte recipes. $10 each. See a mem-
* ber or call 229-6065, 227-1278 or
229-8819.
LOOK ... carpentry, window re-
placements, screen/glass rooms -
,-siding, you name itll Expert work
and nothing less at rock bottom pric-
es. Be glad to show you what I've
done 647-3452, 24-hour service.
THE HOUSE DOCTORS. tfc 12/4

Giving away anr old camera. Call 827-
2969. Itc 11/27





Free Cash Grants! College.
Scholarships. Business., Medical;,
bills. Never Repay. Toll Free 1-800-
218-9000 ext G-9513. 4tp 11/20





54 year old man, looking for 49 to 55',
year old lady for companionship. Call
827-2969. I tre 11/27
Need Extra Cash?
Place your Classified
Ad With Us!


JEFF'S

CUSTOM LAWN

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


SCircle S Refinishing
ID Repair Touchup or Complete
0 Refinishing
This area's most experienced refinishers.
We do it ALL from furniture to floor.
Free Estimates

827-6828 ask for Dusty

4ic 11/11


( r GARRY L. GADDIS T
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
SERVICE AGREEMENTS
648-5474 FL License ER 0010992, RA0054218,


FR 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
SBoat Glass Heavy Equipment Glass

LIC. #RF0051042 RG0051008 ER 0011618
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
Free REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
'stln rates INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
s.ll. MINOR ELECTRICAL
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/2296821


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

Free Estimates, Call Anytime 648-8258


RATES:
ULine ads: $3.50 for first 20 words,
50 for each additional word.
$2.00 for each consecutive
week with no changes. Call
227-1278 to place yours.
NOTE: NEW DEADLINE:
TUESDAY AT 11 A.M.
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AKC Chinese pug for stud, 827-1413
or 827-2379 after 6. 2tc 11/20
Ferrets for sale, 2 male, 2 female, $50
each. 647-3883. 3tc 11/20
FREE to good home. Lab & chow mix
puppies. 639-4370. 2te 11/20
Female pup, 14 weeks, first shots, on
heart worm medicine, vet checked,
part lab, hard luck pup, desperately
needs a good home. So beautiful, yet
so unwanted. Call 647-4047. tfc 12/4




3 bdrm., 2 ba. home with swimming
pool, garage, $750. First and last
months' rent, located at 124 Selma
St., St. Joe Beach. Call 647-3461 or
229-6704. tfc 11/27
Fenced lot and building for sale, 822
1/2 Eighth St.. R-2 zone for nursery
or apartment, $20,000 firm. Call
Faith Christian School .at 229-6707.
tfc 12/4


ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Port St. Joe Serenity Group
Open Meeting: Saturday 8:00 p.m. ET,
Tuesday 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.
AL-ANON
Thurs., 8:00 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. meetings'at 1st United
Methodist Church, PSJ
Wew- "Serenity Group, Presbyterian,
Church, Hwy. 71, Al Anon meets'
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday.
and Thursday at 7:00.

AVon
Catherine L. Collier
Independent Sales Represeruaiwu
211 Allen Memorial Way Port St. Joe
(850) 229-6460



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


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


LIVESTOCK
Horseshoeing
a Trimming
647-3296


Steve Brant's Roofing
Licensed & Insured
Lic. dRC0050321
Port SL Joe Call 229-6326
Mobile 899-0219 or 899-0218


Mushroom Compost
Oyster Shells
Fill Dirt / Sand
Washed Sand
Top Soil *Clay
Gravel
Lime Rock
Dolomite
Small Jobs A Specialty
BARFIELD'S
LAWN 8 GARDEN N
302-B Reid Ave.
Phone 229-2727
YOUR "DO-IT-YOURSELFER"HDQTRS.


3 BR masonry home with large in-
ground pool, $69,500. MUST SELLI
229-9282 Days, 229-2580, eves.
tfc 12/4
3 bedroom, 1 bath brick home on
shaded corner lot in Highland View.
Cen. h/a, fireplace, new carpet in liv-
ing area, utility room, storage and
boat shed, $42,500. 227-1604.'
tfc 11/27
3 bedroom, 2 bath home, 1412 Palm
Blvd., Port St. Joe, $75,000. Contact
Hiram Nix at Citizens Federal Savings
Bank, 850-227-1416. 4tc 11/6
TAKE OVER PAYMENTS, 96 16x80
Cavalier Zone 3 mobile home, 3 bd., 2
ba., deck, garden tub & many extras,
acreage available. 227-2521 or 229-
8002. tfc 10/30
Lots on Dead Lakes, West Arm Sec-
tion. Call 639-5920. tfce 10/30
Spacious 3 bdrm., 2 ba. manufac-
tured home on 75'xl50' lot n nice
neighborhood on St. Joe Beach. Ex-
tras include pantry. walk in closets,
washer/dryer and Ig. back 'deck.
$69,000. 647-8081. tfc 12/4


Alcoholics Anonymous, Surfside Se-
renity Group, meets Mon.. Wed. Fri.,
at 7:30 p.m. CSTat Ist United Metho-
dist Church, 22nd SL. Mexico Beach.
Women's open AA meeting. 12 noon
CST Thursdays.



MARATHON M
MARTIAL |
ARTS ,


The finest in physical fitness &
self defense. Adult Classes:
Specialized Children's Classes
Callff 227-7506
Ac 11/20

C.d.'s Lawn

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


PHOTOGRAPHY
V : "We Do .On
: Location Portraits!
We Come to You
Custom Black & White
Developing and Printing
(850) 229-9643
J. B. Roney, Photographer
S-- r 1p 11/6



A-I 011O S
MUFFLER SERVICE
HOURS:
Monday Friday, 9-6
Saturday 8-5 CST
COMPLETE OIL CHANGE

$18 895 plustax
COMPLETE MUFFLER
SERVICEr
We Custom Bend Pipe for You.'
Offering Complete
Outboard Motor Repair.
Owned & Operated by Danny Clayton
133 S. 2nd St. Wewa
639-4174 or 639-4175
tfi 10/2


Penee Heating & Cooling
LICENSED INSURED SALES AND SERVICE
A/C Heating Ice Machines Comm. Refrigeration New & Existing Homes
Owner: Brent Pierce Phone: 229-2665
State Uc. #RA00664W 229-COOL


4 Office: 850.229-6018
FAX: 850-229-8976

C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-0-Let
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand


Complete Septic Service!
Installation Pump-Out Repair


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
Two bdrm., 1 ba. mobile home for
sale on 1 1/2 lot at Beacon Hill. Own-
er financing. $35.000. $5,000 down.
New appliances, new air cond. Call
Billy Carr, 227-2020 or 227-6556.
tfc 11/6.
House for Sale: 2 bdrm., 1 ba. vinyl
siding, septic tank. all utilities hooked
up, 9235 Cockles Ave., Beacon Hill.
850-592-507F. 8tp 11/6.,
Perfectly kept 2 bdrm/den or third
bdrm 2 bath home by Gilf of Mexico.
Approx. 1750 sq. ft. Too many ameni-
ties to list. Call for details & appt. by
owner. 229-8674. tfc 11/6
3 bdrm.. 1 ba. house w/rtreplace. cen.
h&a on 1/2 acre lot at Howard Creek.
$35,000. 827-2128. tfc 12/4
Beautiful town home. Barrier Dunes.
completely redone. Can' see ocean, ,
from all 3 decks. Many extras, some
furniture stays. Call 227-3351.
t 1.1/6'


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 11/6
Bay front home, executive 3 bedroom,
2 bath, fully furnished, immaculate.
227-7506. tfc 12/4

1/2 acre lots on
paved county road,
septic tanks, wells,
natural gas, ready to
move onto. S16,000.
Owner financing with
10%. down.
Call Billy Carr,
227-2020,647-3381.
tfc 11/6


COINS BY THE BAYI
I buy and sell old. coins and paper
money. Bill Stephens. fair prices.',
Home 229-8104, Bus. 229-6803.
tfe 11/6

Circle S Refinishing
In Home Cabinet
Refinishing
Free Estimates
827-6828, ask for Dusty
Ar 4c 11/13


QUALITY

TUCCO
WORK
Interior & Exterior
Simulated Brick
Custom Bands & Coins
No Styrofoam, Just
Real Stucco
Call
Tim- 229-8588
Painftff by:
OeGraff
: Stp Oct.


SMILEY'S APPLIANCE PLUS
SERVICE COMPANY
"Serving Gulf County and, the surro-unding areas."
IDavd "SmIley" McCroan Phone 850-227-7406
Port St. Joe FL 32456 o 10/2 Li Uc. #RN000376


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


DON'T
have your furniture ihaofway refinished by
back-lardspeciafist. I-ave it rcfurbisfied
or restored

GULF STRIPPERS
Refinishing *Restoration Antiques Upholstery
1100 N. 15th St. Mexico Beach 648-4657
: *txic ac 10130


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


LICENSED BONDED INSURED
GET READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS



Catper and
Upholstery Cleaning
S' team Cleaning


(850) 229-9663 (850) 827-2826


1/2 acre lots, 5 miles n. of Overstreet
Bridge at Creekvlew Subd., with sep-
tic tank & well. $2,500 down,
$132.16 mo. Call George, 229-6031.
tfc 11/6
For sale by owner: two story new
home, 2048 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1.2
bath, master bdrm., 22'xl16' with gar-
den tub, sunken den w/fireplace and
home theatre system with surround
sound. Front and rear porch, 12'x16'
util. shed. By appt. only. 101 Yaupon.
229-6411. tfc 12/4
Home for sale by owner: brick home,
1 1/2 lots, nice neighborhood. 4 bed-
rooms, 2.5 baths. family room. sun
roorti. Formal living & dining room.
Custom kitchen & breakfast nook,
hot tub. swimming pool, large deck,
fenced In back yard. 2700 sq. ft. heat-
ing & cooling. Location 103 20th St.,
PSJ (904) 229-8409. By appointment
only. tfc 11/6


HIGH SAND DUNES OI first tier lot in
Treasure 5 l ision. Dedicated
access to bc. ulf view, 1/4 acre
corner lot. New price, 536,500.


BUILDING LOTS
DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL LOTS on
Long Ave. 30'x90', $14,000 ea.
SIMMONS BAYOU. Beautiful bay view to
construct your dream home. Lots of
foliage and mature trees. 100 ft.100 ft. mini-
mum. $700 per front foot. Broker-own-


Residential or commercial lot for sale
by owner in Mexico Beach area. Rea-
sonable price with possible owner fl-'
nancing. Call 850-267-1677 after 6
p.m. 2tc 11/27
See The Star On Line at
www.homtown.com/star


Your Full Line
Printing Shop

The Star
308 Williams Ave.
S Phone 227-1278


HANNON
REALTY INC.
.PORT ST. JOE

227-1450


I INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (Overstreet). 2 lots each over an
acre with plenty of waterway frontage. New Price: I lot Is
$10,000; 1 lot is $18,500.


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Our office pauses at this time of year to give

thanks for the bountiful blessings bestowed upon

us, and we are indeed thankful for our many

valued customers. Happy Thanksgiving!


E Elizabeth W. Thompson
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER
Office: Hwy. 98 at 19th St., Mexico Beach
Mailing Address: Rt. 3, Box 167, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
FAX: (850) 648.4247
850-648-5683 or 1-800-582-2990
After Hours: Jay Rish, Associate Broker, 850-227-5569
Brenda G. Miller, GRI, Realtotr 850-648-5435

NEW LISTINGS:
1111 GARRISON AVENUE, PORT ST. JOE. NEAT SWEET COMPLETE.
There's lots of house for your money in this 2 bedroom 1 bath home featuring a
newly upgraded kitchen, freshly painted living room and bedrooms, new wallpa-
per, and new carpeting. Completely rewired, new HWH, gas heat, electric air.
Outside storage building with electric, water, and gas. Large lot is 75'x180'.
Brighten your future for just $52,900. Call Brenda Miller for a showing.
222 7TH STREET, PORT ST. JOE Great starter or retirement home that needs
some tender loving care. Has 3 BR 1 BA, some furnishings, large lot 50'x170'.
Close to downtown, and St. Joe Bay, great rental property. Brenda Miller has more
information. PRICE: $36,000.00
711 WOODWARD AVENUE Quaint home on large corner lot with recent renova-
tions. Has 3 BR 1 BA, large living room, separate dining room, play room, den.
Remodeled kitchen, new Kenmore appliances. Carpeting and some vinyl only 2
years old over oak flooring, CH&A and roof only 3 years old. Assumable mortgage
at 2.3% interest. Contact Brenda Miller. PRICE: $74,000.00

Look for us on the Internet at http://www.homtown.com/thompson
http://www.mexicobeach.com/thompson
And now you may e-mail us on the Internet at:
elizwthompson@digitalexp.com or
elizwthompson@juno.com
LET US HEAR FROM YOU TODAY!


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


1102 Constitution Dr. $225,000



....... ... HANNON

Be aroom, 3 Bahs 2 1 2 Lol 121 x 159' REALTY INC.
Price Includei BAYVIEW inground pool. glass- PORT ST. JOE
enclosed porcn wivn bull-in brick BBO grill, appliances. 7 4
custom buill-ir, desk. file dra ers and bookcases in '1
office. lIreplace in lainlv room


GULFAIRE Subd. Pretty lot on Periwinkle Dr. Minimal clearing
required. Restricted subdivision with pool and tennis court privi-
leges. $26,900.
OVERSTREET area. Over 2 acres off J. C. Daniels Rd. with easy
access to SR 386. $10,000.


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


VCR REPAIR CENTER
Camcorder 8 VCR Repair
FAST Service
Reasonable Rates
FREE Estimates
321 Reid Ave. 227-3660



BOB'S PAINT &
BODY SHOP
29 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks
Body 3& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Bod/ WorIk
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229


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