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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: December 11, 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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SIXTIETH YEAR. NUMBER 15 PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 *THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1997 Plus 30 Tax....


INSIDE THIS

WEEK'S

EDITION


Hunting Lease
Enforcement ... .3A
More Drug Arrests 3A
Gulf Census ...... 3A
Coloring Contest.. 6A
Obituaries 8A
Basketball 9A & 10A
Gulf's Drug Prbblem .3B
Emergency Shelter
Funds........ .. 6B


Five Injured

In Saturday

Free-for-1Ai
Five people were injured early
Saturday morning, December
6th, in a physical disturbance at
the corner of Avenue A and
Martin Luther King, Boulevard in
Port St. Joe. Shirley Elizabeth
Dawson was arrested on aggra-
vated battery charges for the stab-
bing of Eunice Larry, who alleged-
ly struck Dawson in the forehead
with a bottle. Three others were
physically injured, Katrina
McNeal, Felicla Bowens, and
Ricky Larry. All parties were treat-
ed and released at Gulf Pines
Hospital.
S Officer Glen Norris and Sgt.
Troy Simmons are the investigat-
ing officers and the circum-
stances leading up to the incident
are still under investigation.


Santa Claus Is



Coming to Town


Via Helicopter at 11 A.M. This Saturday to Kick Off

Christmas Festival and Parade Activities
r Christmas is right around the corner and the Port St. Joe
'Merchants Association and the Chamber of Commerce are
gearing up to greet the season in fine holiday style. The
Slights are all up in the downtown area, with Reid Avenue
decked but in its holiday finery for the annual Christmas
'Parade and Festival this Saturday,. December 13.
The day will officially begin with the Reindeer Run
min Frank Pate Park. Participants may register from
soo to 69:00. with the I Mile Fun Run from 9:00- 9:30,
followed by the 5K Run at 9:30. Awards for the Reindeer'
Run will be presented at 10:30 (immediately after the
conclusion of the run).
Various activities will be going on the rest of the day on
Reid Avenue. from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Of special interest to children will be the Kid's Christmas Store,
to be located in The Hobbs Building, at 101 Reid Avenue. Merchants have stocked the store with gift items
for under S20.00 for the children to do their shopping for one's on their list. While the children are shopping
for gifts for moms and dads they can also visit with-Santa Claus himself and also get their pictures taken.
Santa will be available from 12:00 1:00 and 3:00 4:00. Photographs are.offered at a nominal charge of
$2.00.
One of the highlights of the day will be the arrival of Santa Claus to town. In an effort to show his mod-
ern touch, he has forsaken his sleigh for the day and will arnve via helicopter. The helicopter is scheduled to
touch down across from City Hall at 11:00 a.m. After watching Santa arrive, you can enjoy some mouth-water-
ing chicken barbecue dinners being prepared by the Port St. Joe Kiwanis Club. They will be set up at the cor-
ner of Reid Avenue and Highway 71.
Various other activities will be offered throughout the day. Different arts and crafts, games, ring toss, fire
truck rides, horse rides, moonwalk, tattoos. sand art. duck pond.and mor, food will be available throughout
the Reid Avenue area. The combined handbell choirs of Long Avenue Baptist Church and First United,
Methodist Church will perform a selection of Christmas songs at 4:00.
Parade participants are encouraged to line up on Highway 71 at 4:15, with the parade beginning at 5:00.
An added feature to this year's parade will be a "Santa Paws" category. Dress your dog up in his or her holi-
day finery and enter them into the parade. Dog entries (along with their owners) will lead the parade up Reid
Avenue. Awards for floats and Santa "Paws- will be at 5:45, followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree at,
6:00. Drawings for merchant's prizes and five grand prizes of $100 cash will also be awarded at 5:45.
You may register for the prizes at any of the participating merchants. See the Christmas parade ad on
page eight of this week's issue.
WEWAHITCHKA PARADE
The City of Wewahitchka will also be having their Christmas parade this Saturday. with the parade sched-
uled to begin at 5:00 (CST). An added feature of the Wewahitchka parade is the addition of lights to the float
entries for a truly festive holiday atmosphere-". -, ......;
Various activities will be held at the Old Courthouse from 10:30 2:30. with food, games for the kids, pony
rides, local entertainment and the presence of Santa from 11:30 2:00.


Board Fine Tunes



Proposed Mobile



Home Ordinance

Makes Settlement with Panhandle

Paving Company for $18,000; "Not

Enough" Says Commissioner Traylor


S Gulf County commissioners
spent much of Tuesday evening's
meeting troubleshooting its pro-
posed mobil mehome ordinance
during public hearings on the
issue. :
The ordinance has been
kicked around by the board for
several months. Commissioners
,Billy Traylor and John Stanley
initiated the idea after describing
a real problem especially on the
north end of Gulf County.
Many unsightly and outdated
mobile homes have been set up in
the area creating an eyesore for
the community. The board agreed
that some kind of standard was
needed and decided to pursue the
ordinance.
After the first reading by
board attorney Tim McFarland.
commissioners and county resi-
dents began fine tuning the
amendment's wording.
The board decided to address
the portion of the ordinance
which limits, by age (1985).
mobile homes, recreational vehi-
cles or modular homes permitted
to be set up in the county.
Chairman Warren Yeager,
pointed out that in many cases
older homes could be in better
shape than ones newer than
1985. The board asked the attor-
ney to reword the section, noting
-older homes mut be approved by
the county building inspector.


Injunction Granted Allowing Fishermen to Return to Plying Trade
Wakulla County Circuit of the coast, except for seine nets that contain less'than 500 square Director of the Florida Fisher- (approximately 150 feet of net in
Judge Charles McClure's tempo- with up to 500 square feet of net. feet of mesh area. in accordance man's Association), filed a second most cases) per vessel as long as
rarn injunction on behalf of net The amendment allows for the with the Constitution. suit on Friday requesting the they are not connected together.c
fishermen has sparked a sigh of limited use of seine nets, but out- injunction, which Judge McClure "Hopefully the ruling will
relief to commercial fishermen laws the use of gill and entangling A lawsuit was filed on behalf ruled on favorably Monday. make our jobs a lot easier as fish-
still trying to peg out a living nets. of the shermen to address the ermen as well as improve rela-
within the realms of legality Issue. Those filing the suit (Fred The main thrust of the suit tions with the Marine Patrol as
spelled out in Florida's Net Ban Florida Marine Patrol officers Crum, president of the Wakulla and injunction Impacts mullet they enforce the law," local fisher-
Amendment. have reportedly made several Commercial Fisherman's Asso- fishermen who are allowed to man Mark Moore said. :
The most recent dispute arrests for the use of seine nets citation and Ray Pringle. Executive : have two 500 square foot nets Moore said mullet catches
revolves around the interpretation had been reduced by at least 80A
of the Net Ban Amendment, in under the amendment regula-
effect since 1995. It banned the tions.
use of all nets v.,ithin three miles Both he and his father, Lamai


A special mail box, with
direct connections to Santa at
the North Pole, has been set up
in the vacant lot adjacent to Port
St. Joe's City Hall for kids -to
mail their wishful letters in.
Letters deposited in this box will
be sent to Santa who will per-
sonally answer each one that
contains a self-addressed
stamped envelope. Santa will
then forward the
letters will to
The Star for
printing in
our Christ-
mas issue.
The dead-
line for mailing






Saturday, December 20th..
Those who write to Santa
only for publication without a
return letter from "him", are
welcome to drop them by The
Star before the deadline (Dec.
20) where a special depository
will be awaiting their arrival.
Coloring Contest a
The Star is sponsoring a col-
oring contest for youngsters, age
12 and under, in this week's
issue. See the entry form on
page 6 for details and get color-
ing quickly-beforethe deadline isD
willDecember 18waithi at 5:00 p.ml


December 18th at 5:00 p.ml


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si
>'

r


Moore, were happy with the deci-
sion by Judge McClure and hoped
that the ruling would become per-
manent.
"It's a glimmer of hope that we
might be able to put mullet back
on people's table," Lamar said.
The injunction affects only
Sthe Second Judicial Circuit, but
local fishermen feel it will have a
'favorable impact on Gulf County.
Local attorney Pat Floyd, who
has been active in several legal
cases involving the net ban; stat-
ed he thought Judge McClure's
ruling would have persuasive
authority in case that might come '
up outside the affected judicial
circuit.
"Judge McClure's decision
should be heavily considered by
any county judge that might have
similar cases come before them,"
Floyd said.


After discussing several items
pertaining to recreational vehicles
and. permitted RV parks, the
board agreed to strike the recre-
ational vehicle wording from the
proposed ordinance and add a
section pertaining specifically to
RV\'s. ,
Board chairman Warren
Yeager instructed the board's,
attorney to make the revisions to
the ordinance for further review.
Settles Suit With Panhandle
Commissioners decided to.,
accept an out of court -etdement
offer from Panhandle Paving of.
$115.949 to resolve the dispute
between the paving contractor
and the commission.
The board withheld just over
$133,000 in retainage money,
from Panhandle when the firm
completed the county's recent $3
million dollar paving project.
Commissioners cited several
problems that existed with the
firm's road work when they decid-
ed to withhold the final payment.
Panhandle in turn filed suit
against Gulf County seeking the
final payment and extended dam-
ages.
The board's vote Tuesday
pays Panhandle all but $18,000
of the money the county was..
refusing to pay. Commissioner
Billy Traylor voted against the set-,
dement saying he didn't think it
was a fair deal.
Give Chairman Freeze Rights
: Following a recommendation
made by Commissioner Nathan
* Peters, the board decided to give
Chairman Yeager the right to
freeze, spending on a line item
basis if it becomes necessary dur-
ing the budget year.-
,As, reported in the past two
issues of The Star, Florida Coast
Paper. Company, L.L.C. has filed
suit seeking a reduction in their
personal property tax of just over
$61 million dollars. The mill paid
a "good faith" payment based on
what they feel is their fair proper-
ty assessment.
Until the issue is settled, Gulf
County will experience a nearly
(See FINE TUNES on Page 3)


Early Deadline
for Christmas
In order for our employees to
enjoy the Christmas holiday with
their families this year, it will be
necessary for the December 25th
issue of The Star to go to press
early. Therefore, any person or
business wishing to submit news
items or purchase advertising
space should be aware of a sched-
uled early deadline. Items will
only be received until Friday.
December 19th at 5:00 p.m. The
Star cannot assure the publica-
tion of any submission after that
time.


RDA OK's Marina Loan
.Port St. Joe received formal announcement from the Rural
Development-Agency {RDA) Tuesday that $2.5 million dollars
in low interest loan funds have been approved to construct the
marina.
The loan terms were approved for a 40-year payback peri-
od at 4.875% interest rate.
RDA funds and $875,000 additional grant funds are
intended to be used to construct the 159 slip marina project on
the old Hess Oil terminal property along the edge of St. Joseph
,Bay, within the city.
The project includes constructing the docks, dry storage
building, ship store, restroom facilities, fuel system, and
dredging. Funds will also be used to construct a parking area,
entrance drives, and utilities., including sewer and water.
The notice to receive sealed bids for construction of the
marina are currently being advertised by the city. Bids will be
received until .February 3, 1998 at 5:00 p.m. and will be
opened and read that same day at 6:00 p.m.


Local mullet fisherman, Mark Moore, readies his nets to go fishing.















PAGE TWO The Star
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, DECEMtER 11, 1997


For Safety's Sake [

Don't Toss Candy From Parade Vehicles
WITH THE ADVENT OF the Christmas parade this coming
Saturday. the entire city is now geared up for Christmas and is
planning to celebrate in a big way.
The Merchants Association and civic clubs, churches and
groups in the city are planning a big doings for that special day
of welcoming Santa Claus to Port St. Joe.
Among the many events of entertainment and celebration
will be a giant chicken barbecue put on all day long by the Kiwa-
nis Club, Santa's arrival by helicopter, events for most of the day
for the kids, entertainment for the adults, and, of course, the big The re(
parade with its many exhibits. a problem
During the afternoon, there will be such happenings as mu- old sweat
sic by a combined handbell choir, musical groups, etc. There will my gray, e
be something for everyone all day long. thermal so
THERE'S ONLY ONE "no-no" to remember. Folks with efn- wool cap, t
tries in the parade need to remember not to allow candy to be ... I don'
tossed from their floats or other moving vehicles. The parade op- like I used
erators aren't interested in cramping your style or taking some It wasn
of the celebration out of the activity. Instead, they are thininng I.remei
of safety .. safety for the many little tykes who get carried away that big sta
with the excitement of the moment and forget the big, wheels the morning
rolling down Reid Avenue. All they see are those delicious pieces closed o
of candy.lying on the road, begging for someone to pick them up. report. It
You remember a couple of years ago, a child was run over lightly the
and killed in the Panama City parade in precisely this manner, plums and
It's better to be safe than sorry. It would be a devastating Christ- or three w'
mas if one of our young people were even to get injured, much; were kinda
less killed, at an event where all should be joy and expectation. those wond
THERE WILL BE A PLENTIFUL SUPPLY OF CANDY DIS- that night
TRIBUTE IN A SAFE MANNER BY PEOPLE WALKING around ar
ALONG WITH THE PARADE. prec pitati(
It's easier to appeal to the people operating the floats than to
appeal to the kids not to dash into the street during the parade.
They're too young to see the danger, or to realize that a thing ,
produced just for their enjoyment, can hurt them.
The parade operators would appreciate your cooperation in.
this matter.



Leave It Alone!
FOR SEVERAL YEARS, NOW, the county government, city
governments and school board have enjoyed ,the convenience,
and money-saving practice of using prison labor for community
service activities: 'It has- almost been a. windfall. Up to a dozen
nten.at their beck and call at no cost. other than transportation
and the supply 'ofa security officer to watch the inmates while
they work arid work very .well they do!
All of that is subject to change if state prison officials have
their way in making the decision. They recognize a valuable as-
set when they see. it and' are attempting to subsidize the prison-
ers' care with a $57,000 charge per crew in order to reduce
DQC's out-of-pocket expense of incarcerating them. :s.
THE CITIES AND COUNTIES are actually doing DOC a favor
by providing something for their inmates to do.in order to; keep
them occupied. They have less discipline problems this way.
Perhaps we have all heard DOC wrong in tlfis matter. Per-
haps what they said is that DOC will PAY each county, city, etc.,
to work their crews of inmates. After all, they are providing a val-
uable service to the prison system and to the prisoners alike. It
offers them a change from their hum-drum days behind bars,
gives them needed exercise and otherwise lifts their self esteem.
Gulf County and City of Port St. Joe representatives met with -I
the Department of Corrections brass last week to discuss this ;
very thing. The way it is operating now doesn't cost the state
anything and provides a valuable service. ,
i The.cost to the local government entities [and the tax payers]
is very minimal-and the program gets, many jobs done which
would otherwise have to. go undone because of a. lack of expen-
sive manpower or the wherewithal to pay for it : I
THE PRISON WORKERS have, admittedly, been a 'god-send
to our local governments. Our parks look nice, neat and clean, I
trash is picked up, public facilities rebuilt, recycling is accom-
plished and periods of needing extralabor are met.
We think the planned changes by DOC will upset what has J
become a functional 'apple cart': one that serves the needs of the
people. saving them scarce money and getting necessary jobs -
done. "-
Let's don't mess with it!


I


cent cold snap was n.t='
for. me, more like' a
nvenience. I found an
r, some long handles,
xtra thick, red ringed
cks, the big coat, a
he fur lined gloves .
't exactly take the cold'
to' .
't always thus.
mber huddling around
and-up Zenith early in
g trying to get a school
n account of snow
had '.started snowing
night before; ,we went
earning not' of sugar
St. Nick being only two
weeks away-no sir; ,-we,
E short-sighted back in
der years. Our prayer
would mostly revolve
request for a little divine
ion'"from:, on high.
brd.' Let it snow. Let'i t'
.: ,'.' ', I',


Somewhere 'Bout Middleways is Fine


snow. Let it snow."
We got pretty good at the pre-
dicting game. "There s a good two
inches on the back porch."
"That means it will be at least
an inch on Powder Mill Hill."
Gauging the depth of the snow
was an all important part of figur-
ing if ,the county superintendent
would call off school for the day..
"No way a bus can safely make it
"up that thing with a load of kids."
"It will be froze, solid for sure
down atdthe bottom where the sun,
Can't hit it."
"My stomach is hurting. Must
be the cold weather ......" Leon
was unbelievable He was cover-
ing every base just in case the,
buses could run.
We near ;'bout had, climbed
inside that old radio by the time
the special bulletin, from the
county office came, humming over
the waves .,. "No school
today. School officials decided
early this-"
That's as much of the
announcement, as. we ever heard..
We were reaching, for our boots-.
and maybe a jacket,. or a tobog-,


gan-but never long underwear or
heavy coats that would slow you
down. 'And never gloves! You
could t roll a snowball worth a
hoot with a pair of those Brown
Mule cloth things covienng your
fingers.
;I'd try to fly across that back
porc-SPLAT!! Leon would catch
me upside the head. with a big ol'
wet one! I'd have snow in my hair,
my ear, running down my neck.
I'd toss my soaked toboggan over
my shoulder toward the door, "I
thought your'stomach was hurt-
ing." I yelled it on the dead run.
Leon usually rolled his.snowballs
in groups.
David Mark and I would mar-
vel at his "speedy recovery". Dave,
allowed as., how it was a ",miracle
on. ice". I'd work my, way across
the semi-frozen hog pen and come
up from behind him. I wrapped
my jacket, over the fence, I could'-
nt' afford' ,to,,be slowed down
now-it was pay back time! '
With a snowball cocked in my
throwing hand, and three more
cupped against my left arm and
side, I rushed Leon's fortress,. I


gave him all four barrels and was
stooping to reload when David
caught me from behind-Whap!
I hit the snow face first! Little
Dave was sometimes known to
add a big rock to the center of his
snowball for extra fire power.
People,, it was 23 degrees! And
we spent the whole day out there.
We pushed, shoved, crawled,.
rolled, fought, made tunnels ....
. We ate snow for lunch so we
wouldn't have to go inside.
Amazing!
I look'back on it how and my
.hands turn. blue. My nose gets
red. I start to shiver. I can't
believe it, didn't bother me then!
Shoot, if if gets under 600 today 1
start' looking for the wrap-
arounds--and the fireplace.
'Course, something else just
came to mind. I think last July
and August I was the guy com-i
plaining, the loudest about the
unbearable hot summer we. were
experiencing! Must, be some of
that, global warming everyone is
(See KESLEY boh Page 3)


Could This Be The SignThe Wise Men Saw on'
o i. i s e :.. % .,., ..." ,,?.,- : .[,,, ', ,:,- a'w., "" ."


I SUPPOSE THE ancient
sooth-sayers and the modem day
astrologists are having 'a hey-day
about now, what with the major
planets [as we know them] all get-
ting in a line near the moon.
This phenomenon would have
had the 'wise men' of old scratch-
ing their heads and wondering
just what was up with the heav-
ens. Why were the stars all get-
ting into line like that?
Eight.of the major planets are
lined up alongside the moon and
as the people,who. stargaze for a
living would say, "It's an exciting
sight." One headline writer wrote
that they are "putting on quite a
show."
When you get' to talking
about heavenly bodies, you leave
me behind. I know just enough
and can comprehend just enough
to know that I am totally in awe
, of the entire subject.
I just know they aie there
and odds are they will continue to
be there after: I -am. dead and


SETAOIN SHRDLU


d. '2 By Wesley Ramsey
a y


gone.

THESE EIGHT PLANETS all
in a row, reminds me of the old
song, "Dry Bones," when one
startstelling about what is hap-
pening in the heavens this week.
Jupiter is aligned with Mars .
and Venus and Neptune and
Saturn and Pluto ;.. all these
planets as well as Mercury and
Uranus. This whole group is in, a
line facing the moon, looking for.
all the world as if they are going
to collide if the one in control
nods just a little.
That would be God, wouldn't
it?


It's all an optical illusion,L
'.owever. All of these planets are,.:
millionsof. miles apart from each
other and from the moon:
There's no danger of any of them
running Into the other unless the
'driver' wants them to run Into
each other. If that happened, you
would see the most fireworks you
ever did see!

RIGHT NOW, ALL you can
see is an interesting alignment of
which there are five visible to the
naked eye,. two with a set of bl'-
noculas 'anid an eighth visible
only by telescope..
That five you"can see with the
naked eye is quite an unusual


sight. It's worth the effort of step-
ping outside just after dark and
looking up in the sky to see.
I read where the sight is go-,
ing to be view-able until Monday.
After then, the planets will begin
to move back into their usual
'alignment once again. ,'.
Another thing; the news sto-
ries on this phenomenon say. the
planets won't be int this alignment
for another 100 years. That
length of time is 'like a snap of the
fingers, or the blink of an eye, in
celestial time. I'm afraid, that
somewhere .about, halfway be-
tween the snap caused by two fin-
gers, I'll .depart from this earth
and rnot be here to see a repeat
performance.
'There was a story about com-
ets' in this week's issue of Time
magazine which tried to.'educate
me on their goings and comings
bdt I couldn't grasp that one ei-
ther. .
It seems like as frequently as
Mr. Halley's comet puts in an ap-
pearance, it will be another 100


years before it wil be back from
its journey into space, way on the
other side of the'suh .'. the side
we can't see.

IT'S NATURAL FOR us to be
preoccupied., with. the planets at
this time of the year. They played
such a .big part in the foretelling
of the birth of Jesus Christ.
You remember, the wise men
followed a star to the place where
He was. Scholars and other wise
:men foretold'a gieat happening,
in that day, prior to .the:birth of
.the Christ child. There are proba-
bly those who will read something
into this week's heavenly show,
what with the coming advent of
,the millennium and all. *
Given the'. information that
this show is staged every 100
years, I have my doubts of it be-
ing any mysterious foretelling or
sign. .
Bput, why is all this happen-
ing now? Why are the planets get-
ting all in a row? Is it something
we did ... or didn't do?


gAgo?
Is there some kind of special
meaning in the alignment at this
time, for us to be interested in .
searching out?

I CONTEND THAT the plan-
ets are getting in position for the
same reason a basketball player
moves about, waving his arms.
It's sort of a "here I am, throw me
the ball" type of syndrome.
All of these planets, are want-
ing us to shoot at them, like we
did recently to Mars. They're jeal-
oust
Jupiter, Venus, Uranus, et al,
want some of that publicity, tool
You know how every hamlet
in the south got jealous of all
those signs on barns saying "See
Rock City". Now,, they all have
their publicity agent crying, "See
Podunk!"
Those other planets can't
bear to have Mars be the only
planet with an abandoned vehicle
to call its own, or the moon to
have rocks which are collectible
items.


BIRTHPLACE OF FLORIDA
CONSTITUTION


-THE STAR-
USPHS 518880
Published Every Thursday at 304-308 Williams Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Sby The Star Publishing Co. of- Port St. Joe, Inc.
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William H. Ramsey Vice Presiden
Frenchie Ramsey..........Treasurer, Office Manage
Shirley Ramsey..........Graphic Design/Bookkeepe


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printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; ,
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How Many Residents Are There In Gulf County? ... Guess!

The Largest Population Growth is Being Experienced in the Unincorporated Sections of the County, With Wewahitchka Next


How many people are there
living in Gulf County in rural
Gulf County ... in Port St. Joe .
in Wewahitchka?
Guessl
Tax Collector Eda Ruth Tay-
lor asked this question of the Ki-
wanis Club Tuesday, as she pre-
sented a program on growth-or
lack of growth-in Gulf County.
One would think, that what
with all the job cut backs of the
./ past two years, that Gulf County,
particularly Port St. Joe, had lost
population as a result. Actually,
the county and both incorporated
cities inside the county, have
shown modest growth since the
last census was taken in 1990.
The greatest growth in the
county has taken place in the ru-


ral unincorporated areas of the
county. The woods are filling up
with people
RURAL GROWTH
Actually, the largest portion
of rural growth has been experi-
enced in the census of the
county's new prisons, both in
northern Gulf County and in the
south end as well. They DO count
in the total scheme of things.
Counting inmates and all, the
rural population has swollen from
a modest 5,681 to 8,028-the larg-
est single element of population
in the county.
Of this amount of population,
1,227 are incarcerated inmates of
Gulf s two prison facilities.
But without the inmate popu-


lation, rural Gulf County still has
more than 1,000 new citizens in
its borders it can count. There is
a total of 6,801-still the largest
single element of citizens "in the
county.
WEWAHITCHKA GROWING
Wewahitchka, the home of
the county's largest of two pris-
ons, has experienced modest
growth, according to Taylor's fig-
ures, which came from the Uni-
versity of Florida. The "Little City
With A Heart" has 179 new
'hearts' to count in its census, for
a total of 1,958.
Outside of new beach resi-
dents, Wewahitchka has the larg-
est number of rural residents liv-
ing near the city limits of the two
population centers in the county.


The most recent growth has
been in the Wewahitchka area.
PORT ST. JOE GROWTH
The city of Port St. Joe has
managed to show a growth figure
despite its traumatic job experi-
ences of the past two years. The
'city shows 73 more citizens living
in its confines, for a total popula-
tion of 4,117.
The city showed 4,044 at the
last census.
The report points out that all
figures shown are for 'permanent
residents' as opposed to transient
residents. This points to all popu-
lation figures being a sound
count.
COUNTY FIGURES
Add all this up and you get a


total population for the county as
a whole of 14,103, including in-
mates; 12,876, not counting in-
mates.
This reflects a net growth
since the last census of 1,372,
less inmates; 2,599, including
those incarcerated in the county's
resident prisons.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN?
What does this population
growth mean to the county and
its two incorporated cities, other
than more people?
Growth has a positive side to
it in actual monetary benefits
other 'than the obvious one of
having more people earning a liv-
ing and being customers on our
utility systems, more kids in our


schools and more members for
our churches.
It also means more money
from the state and federal govern-
ment coming into Gulf County.
This is money used to operate our
schools, our social services, and
our roads, for instance. Various
funds are received by the county
as its share of tax revenues from
such items as sales taxes, all of
which are figured on a population
basis.
So you see; growth does have
a positive result the entire county
can enjoy.
Guests of the Kiwanis Club
were Key Club members Crystal
Tharpe, Jason Shoaf and Chad
Thompson.


Fine Tunes- ( 1) Gulf County Drug
*- -o Pag ,.. .^ ,. -.li.', *W B -^ fl ^ H ., ...: *


$450,000 shortfall in expected ad
valorem tax revenues.
The board's decision to give
the chairman freeze powers is
intended to allow him to control
# expenditures should funds run
close until the full board can meet
and evaluate its financial situa-
tion.
Commissioner Traylor point-
ed out that by law the board can't
overspend available money.
In related matters, Emer-
gency Management Director Larry
Wells brought a bit of good news
to the board. He reported the
board* should- receive approxi-
mately $160,000 in reimburse-
rient funds from FEMA for expen-
ditures made in the aftermath of
Hurricane Opal that were undes-
ignated funds. Those funds can
be used to offset' some of the pro-
jected loss of funds.
In Other Business
*Following a motion by
Commissioner Nathan Peters, the
board decided not to build a pro-
posed dog pound near a residen-
tial section (Knowles Avenue) of
Port St. Joe. The board decided to
evaluate an area behind the court-
house and see if it would be a
suitable location.
*Agreed to hire 11 part-time
EMTs to man Wewahitchka EMS
48 hours per week (eight hours


per day, six days a week). The
remainder of the week, the area
will continue to be served by on-
call volunteers as in the past.
*Decided to advertise for engi-
neering service arid'grant admin-
istrator for stormwater sewer
improvements for Highland View.
The board is in the process 'of
applying for $600,000 in CDBG
grand funds 'to do the project. '
*Agreed to accept $17,500 in
grant funds to 'do improvements
to the Indian Pass boat ramp. :The
board'' also decided" to 'apply for
permits to place a boardwalk in
.the White City boat basin. :

Gulf Co. Genealogy

Society's Meeting
The Gulf County Genealog6
Society holds meetings every sec-
ond Saturday of each month,
from 10:00 a.m. until noon (east-
ern time) at the Gulf County
Library. The next scheduled meet-
ing will be held on December
13th. All members and interested
individuals are encouraged to
attend.


Arrest List Increases


Two more arrests were made
as a result of an extended investi-
gation and undercover drug oper-
ation, reported in last week's
issue of The Star.
Anthony Stephens, (white
male, age 35, of Wewahitchka)
was arrested and charged with
the sale of miarijuanra. Roy Myers
(black male, age 29, of Millville)
was' arrested and charged with
the sale of cocaine.
' As a result ol the drug opera-
tion and subsequent arrests, sev-
eral of the 32 arrested thus far
had warrants issued for violation
of probation.
Tommy Lee Redmon, Wilber
Wright and Dennis Anderson were
cited for violation of parole on
past drug charges.
Both Gulf and Franklin
County ,Sheriffs officers were
involved in the over three month
long operation. All persons arrest-,
ed were charged with either sale'


or delivery of drugs.
Area members of the Highway
98: Drug Task Force assisted in
the round-up and arrest ,of the
suspects last week.


Clinic Board Meeting
The Board of Directors of the
Gulf County Guidance Clinic,
Inc., will hold its regularly sched-
,.,>uled meeting on Tuesday. Decem-
li r 16, at 12:00 noon.'EST. The
;meeting will be held at the Gulf
County Guidance Clinic, Inc.
Wellness Center in Port St. Joe.,!

Note of Thanks
The Longmire,. Bewey, and
Julius families wish to thank eve-
ryone for the many acts of kind-
ness. food, flowers, and cards giv-
en during the illness and death of
their loved one, Ernest Longmire.
May God bless and keep each of
you.


Gates such as'ithe one shown; in the photo above, mark
the St. Joseph Land and Development property which is un-
der lease or else marks the property as being posted. The
hunter identification program, is designed to properly identi-
fy those who have permission to be on the property.

GFC, Sheriffs Dept. Sponsor

Hunter identification Pro am


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(From Page 2) He Makes an Offer Which Sounds Good-Except for Ice!


talking about.
Remember Iwhen it used to
not be that hot? Back in 1964, we
started football practice in the
middle of the summer-I'd put on
all that heavi gear. i-un those
wind sprints. Ie out in that sun
for hours-wt! complained (to
each other) about the coaches'
favorites and the crazy suspen-
sion system in them old Ridell s.
but the heat wasn't no big deal .

I worked several summers
unloading lumber from railroad
cars. I was what the%' called an
"Inside man". and it could get
pretty rank in there after a few
hours. The heat? Are you kidding
me?-1 was dwelling on all the
things I could buy Mary Hadley
Hadden with the three dollars I
was making ...... '
I don't want to think back on
those summers-my head is
beginning to swim and the sweat
is stinging my eyes ......
Funny, as the years roll on
the more I seem to dislike either
end of the temperature scale. Just
put me in my comfort zone and
wake me up when the movie is
over.
Either I've grown soft and old,
or the weather is much more
:extreme than it used to be. I hope
for the latter-but I fear the for-
mer.
Respectfully,
4 Kes


Save Memories
of World War II
Dear WWII Veterans/Defense
Workers and Families:
Help save the personal legacy
of World War II. The experiences
and memorabilia of those who
served in the armed forces and
defense industries-so often dis-
carded-is a valuable part of this
nation s history.
The Florida State University
Department of History has set up
The Institute on World War II and
the Human Experience to collect
and preserve this physical her-
itage for research, teaching and
exhibition.
If you or someone you know
may have letters, diaries, pho-
tographs or other momenftos of
the period, please contact, .the
Institute at the ;Department:., of
History, Florida State University,
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2200 or
call (850) 644-9541.. .We, will, be
delighted to answer any questions
concerning the future of materials
given to the Institute.
William 0. Oldson,
Professor of History
Mae E. Nielander, '
Graduate Assistant
Institute on World War II
and the Human Experience
Department of History
Florida State University


Dear Wesley,
I was sorry to read that you
missed your annual mini Thanks-
giving Day vacation. You must be
very disappointed not going to Pi-
geon Forge or Callaway Gardens.
You will be excited to hear of
the ultimate vacation being of-
fered to you. It will be your big
opportunity to really impress
Frenchie. As you know each year
Bonnie and I return to Port St.
Joe in late December and stay
until May 1. It seems foolish that
I pay rent in Port St. Joe while
you are searching for a reason-
able pnced vacation. I am propos-
ing a house swapping arrange-


meant my place for yours. You
can't beat a Michigan winter for
stimulating your tired immune
system. You will also be pleased
to hear that we do not have a St.
Andrews Beach Rat problem.
Please do not tell your fellow
Rotarlans about this offer. I can't
accommodate everyone.

See y'all soon.
Bob Bolduc

P.S. Driving on the beach is no
problem. In fact, you can drive on
the water this time of year If you
wish.


"' ..l..he "Iff County- Sheriffs
Departmeenit and 'the Florida
Game and Fresh: Water Fish
Commission will be :hosting, a
"Voluntee- Authorized Hunter
Identification Program" at the
White City Fire Department build-
ing on Thursday. December 1 1thI
(tonight) at 7:00 p.m.. EST.
Representatives from the
state attorney's office, Gulf
County ShenflTs Department and
the Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission will be on
hand to answer questions con-
cerning the new trespassing law
as it applies to hunting clubs and
land owners.
If you plan to attend and par-
ticipate in the "'Volunteer
Authorized Hunter Identification


Program", i bring a legal descrip-
tion of the property and/or a
map.



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Hanson,


Aliaga


Nuptials

Wedding vows were ex-
changed on August 10th by
Heather A. Hanson, of Mexico
Beach, and Maykel Aliaga, of Mia-
mi, at Our Lady of. Guadalupe
Catholic Church, where Father
Jim Lambert officiated.
Parents of the bride are Hjal-
mar and Louise Hanson, of Mexi-
co Beach, and Robert Hanson, of
Panama City. The parents of the
groom are Ramon and Melba Alia-
ga of Miami.
Lectors for the service were
Michael Hanson, the bride's un-
cle, of North Augusta, South Car-
olina; William Crawford, of Park-
er; and Jason Schoenholtz of
Miami. Video footage of the wed-
ding was done by Chuck Risen-
ger, and music for the services
was provided by organist Connie
Risenger.
The bride was, given in mar-,
riage by her fathers, Hjalmar and
Robert. She was attended by her
sister Sabrina Hanson, who
served as maid of honor, and the
groom's sister Maylan Aliaga, who
served as a bridesmaid.
The train of Heather's gown
was attended by Michelle Knoll-
hoff, and Michelle's sister Megan
Knollhoff was the 'flower girl.
Lance Hanson, Heather's brother,
escorted the mother-of-the-bride.
The bride was radiant in a
white satin gown with jeweled
long sleeves and bodice. The
gown was complimented by a
large bo~Wat'the'bank and a beau-
tiful-jeweled train. She carried in
her bridal bouquet a cascade of
roses, highlighted with baby's
breath. :'
The groom wore his dress
blues. The duties of best man
were carried out by George Zama-
ra of Miami. a lifelong friend of
the groom, who wore a black tuLx-
edo and carried the double ring
tray.
A reception hosted by the la-
dies of the Altar Society followed
the ceremony. There the couple
and their guests enjoyed a lunch-
eon catered by the bride's moth-
er. complete with a three-tiered
cake.
Afterwards, the couple ehft
joyed a romantic -horneymporn- at.:
Disney World in Orlando. They
are currently residing in Tallahas-
see. where Heather is finishing an
English major and Maykel is com-
pleting a double major In French
and Spanish at Florida State Uni-
versity. .


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The Junior Service League of
Port St. Joe is proud to present
its Second Annual New Year's Eve
Gala. The "party of the year" will
once again take place at the
home of David and Trish Warrin-
er at 1600 Constitution Drive in
Port St. Joe. This year's gala will
begin at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday,
December 31st and will, end
around 1:00 a.m. on January 1st,
1998.
The New Year's Eve Gala will
feature a cocktail buffet prepared
by some of the best cooks in the
area. The menu will include pork
tenderloin, roast beef, pickled
shrimp, hams and a variety of ap-


Mr. and Mrs. Maykel Aliaga


Rachel Perrin Chosen

as HOBY Ambassador


Tsa Da'nang Quinn
Look Who's
Graduating!
The faculty and the graduat-
ing class of Florida Agricultural
and Mechanical University would
like to announce the graduation
of Tsa Da'nang Quinn on Friday,
December 12th. The event will
take place at the Tallahassee
Leon County Civic Center at 6:00
p.m...
Tsa is the daughter of Vanes-
sa Whitley and Sandy E. Quinn,
Sr. She will be graduating Cumr
Laude with an overall G.P.A. of
3.22 .
Upon her graduation, Tsa has'
been accepted into the Counselor
Education graduate program ;at
FAdIJ_. There, she will begin grad-
uate school in January, 1998.
Not only is she happy to grad-
uate, Tsa is excited that her
mother, Vanessa Whitley, will be
graduating with her at the com-
mencement exercises. Both moth- 7
er and daughter majored in crimi-
nal justice.


The faculty at Port St. Joe,
High School are proud to an-
nounce that Rachel .Perrin has
been selected as the 1997-98
Hugh O'Brian Youth .(HOBY)
Leadership Ambassador. Each
Florida high school selects one,
sophomore to attend the expense-'
paid seminar every spring.
The seminars bring together
students with demonstrated lead-
ership qualities-tomorrow's lead-
ers-with today's leaders-men
and women who. .have distin-
guished themselves in business.
education, government, the 'sci-
ences, the arts and the pr6fes-
sions.
Rachel, the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Gary Perrin, has distin-
guished herself at Port St. Joe
High School as a very active
member and Is the current presi-
dent of the Power Of Postitive
Students (POPS) organization.
She is a sophomore senator and a
member of the Executive Board of
the Student Government Assocla-
,tion, and has also led its school
improvement committee. ..
Rachel is an excellent stu-
dent who devotes a lot of time to
her school work, but she also be-
lieves very strongly in giving her
time to serve others. She is an ac-
tive member of the youth group:
at Long Avenue Baptist Church,
where she has volunteered in the
nursery.
Other volunteer work she is
involved in Includes offering child
care' at a local' day care program
and visiting elderly residents of'
'the nursing home:.
Rachel is a great asset to Port
St. Joe High School and to her
community. She will serve as an
exemplary HOBY ambassador. ,,


Need ~ktrq Ca,~A~
P jace y6i*~ CIassIfWd'~


'w-~~ ~:


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Graham

Grahams Mark
50th Anniversary,
Walter and Ruth Graham will
be celebrating their 50th anniver-
sary with a reception on
Saturday.,December 27 from 3 to
5 o'clock p.m. at White City
Baptist Church,' hosted by their
five children, Charlotte Colbert of
Rocky Mount, Virginia, Holly
Atkins and Robert Graham of
White City. Judy Rowan and
Linda Wood of Port St. Joe and
their 12 grandchildren.
Walter is retired from St. Joe
Forest Products and Ruth is a
homemaker. They are members of
White City Baptist Church.
A cordial invitation is extend-
Sed ,to all friends and relatives to
join them for this special occa-
slc .. ..


16.4


Russell Miller
Russell Turns 5
On Saturday,. November 22,
'Russell Miller celebrated his fifth
birthday with a "Star Wars" party
at his home in Mexico Beach. To
entertain his ':, party guests,
Russell's parents had a star walk
to bounce on, and 'a yard full of
toys for everyone to play on and
with. Lunch, cake and- drinks
were enjoyed by all. '


Helping Russell make his
party special were Joshua, Caleb,
Kristen, Corey, Colin, Jeremy,
Brian, Lauren, Jorden, Cameron,
Austin, Christopher,' another
Austin, Mason. NIMeMNa and PaPa
- Jim Miller, Mommie and Daddy,
and lots of moms.


petizers and delicious desserts.
After midnight, the league
will serve black-eyed peas and
corn muffins! There will be a cash
bar and complimentary cham-
paigne at midnight. All non-
alcoholic drinks, party hats, and
noise makers will be included in
the ticket price. A photographer
will be on hand to take pictures.
This year's gala also boasts of
some new attractions. A silent
auction will take place during the
gala with items that include the
following: a week's lodging in a
North Carolina vacation home, a
fishing trip for four on the Miss
Carla, and a landscape design by


Carl and Midge Wood
Celebrate 50th!
On Saturday, December
13th, Carl and Midge \Vood will
celebrate fifty years of marriage.
Their children and. grandchildren
invite all relatives and friends to
attend a reception honoring the
couple on Saturday. December
13th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. In
the fellowship hall of the Beach
Baptist Chapel in St. Joe Beach.


Corky Justice.
The league will be asking lo-
cal businesses and individuals to
sponsor the gala. Sponsorships
will be sold on three different lev-
els; amenities for sponsors will
increase corresponding with the
level purchased.
Tickets can be purchased
from any league member or by
calling 227-1111. Only 200 tick-
ets will be sold, so purchase
yours today! A $25 donation is
being asked for each ticket, which
will go toward the Junior Service
League of Port St. Joe. Dress for
this event will be black tie option-
al.


Final Plans
Regina Williams and John
Grantland are happy to announce
their upcoming nuptials on Sat-
urday, December 13th at 6:00
p.m.,, EST. The ceremony will be
performed at the Highland View
Baptist Church, and a reception
will follow afterwards in the
church social hall.
All friends and relatives of the
couple are warmly invited .to at-
tend the ceremony and reception.


Couple to Wed
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Fern
Nunery, Sr. are proud to an-
nounce the marriage of their
daughter, Belena Nunery, to Phil-
ip Forehand, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Doris Wayne Forehand.
The ceremony will be held on
Saturday. December 27 at 2:00
p.m. at the Lighthouse Church in
Wewahitchka. located on High-
way 71. A reception and bridal
shower will follow at the Wewa-
hitchka Community Building. All
friends and family are invited'


Steven Hunter Lee Moore
Hunter is One!
Steven Hunter Lee Moore,
son of Donnie and Cindy Moore,
will be celebrating his first birth-
day with a Winnie the Pooh party
on Saturday, December 13th, at
'2:00 p.m. at his home. All friends
and family are invited to attend.





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From left. are Gary and Andrew White for IBS (Integrated Business Systems); Cheryl and Morgan Peak
for Carpet Country; Ronald Pickett, Emily and Jeremy Baxley for Cape San Bias Realty, Inc.; Nancy
Burgess kneelingl for Bell Foundation Company: Deborah and Evan Brumbaugh for First Union: and Kim
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large selection of camellias, and
landscape plants.
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Ralph Roberson opened his offices as a Certified Public
Accountant in Port St. Joe, with an "open house" last Friday
afternoon, inviting friends, family and anyone who would, to
attend. This photo was taken at the affair and shows, left to
right, George Duren, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Roberson [Ralph's
father and mother], Charles Costin, and Roberson and his
wife, Margaret.

Transportation Meeting Planned


The Gulf County Transporta-
tion Disadvantaged Coordinating.
Board announces a special-called
meeting to which all persons are
invited. The purpose of the meet-
ing is to review the Transporta-
- tion Disadvantaged Service Plan
Update on the Fare Structure.
The meeting will take place at
the Gulf County Commission


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Room in Port St. Joe on Tuesday,
December 16th at 10:00 a m.,
EST.
For more information, or .if
you require special accomoda-
tions at the meeting because of a
disability or physical impairment.
contact Vanita Anderson at the
Apalachee Regional Planning
Council at (850) 674-4571.

Hanlon Awarded
Achievement Medal
Navy Chief Petty Officer John
K. Hanlon. a 1981 graduate of
XWewahitchka High School.
recently -received the Navy and
Marine Corps Achievement Medal.
SHanldi was.recognized for his
outstanding achievement while ,
serving as leading chief pet ty offi-
cer aboard the fleet ballistic mis-
sile submarine USS West Virginia
(Gold), homeported in Kings Bay,
Georgia. Hanlon was singled out
for the award because of his
superb initiative and contribution
in helping the command fulfill its
mission.
With a Navy and Marine
Corps Achievement Medal,
Hanlon joins a" select group of
men and', women who have
demonstrated their outstanding
ability to excel in serving oni the
Navy-Marine Corps team. He '
joined the Navy in January 1983.


T7oaL atE Lnu-id to attEnd ucis t S-Edond cJ/mn'aaL

New Year's Eve Gala

9:00 p.m. December 31 st until 1:00 a.m. January 1st
Eastern Standard Time ,


1600 Constitution Drive Port St. Joe, Florida
Live Entertainment, Heavy Hors D'oeuvres, Door Prizes, On-Site
Photographer, New Year's Party Favors, Silent Auction, Complimentary
Champagne, Cash Bar Black Tie attire is optional'

Ticket Price:
$25.00 per person/$40.00 per couple
Tickets may be purchased from
The Tapper Company in Port St. Joe, Kids Port in Apalachicola, any Junior Service
League member, or call 227-1111

Sponsored by the Junior Service League of Port St. Joe. All profits will be returned to the community ,,21/1


Extend Thanks
for Everyone's Help
Pam Nobles Studio and
Associates would like to thank all
of the sponsors who participated
in helping the young girls who
dance in Port St. Joe to raise
money for summer dance camp,
"Dance Caravan", by their dona- .
tions toward printing new t-shirts
and for their time and support.
Pam Nobles travels from
Tallahassee once a week to teach
ballet, tap, jazz and baton. She is
working with some of the dancers'
mothers to build an organization
of dance in our community and
with support and involvement,
this organization can grow,
enabling it to provide more class-
es and activities that will reach
more people in Port St. Joe,
Wewahitchka and the surround-
ing area.


Garden Club Lunch
Port St. Joe Garden Club
members will' meet on Thursday,
' December 11 in the club house on
Eighth Street at 12:30 p.m. to
eniov their Christmas luncheon.
Guest speaker for the gathering
will be Terri Gingerich, owner and
designer at Heart's Desire, a busi-
ness featuring flowers, unique
gifts and a nursery, located in
Port St. Joe.

Srs. Conducting
H.V. Outreach
Gulf County Senior Citizens
Association representatives will
be conducting an "Outreach" in
the Highland View community on
Thursday, December 11 from
10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. The
outreach program is a continuing
effort to inform the public of the
services available for persons age
60 and over.

Christmas Skits at

New Life Christian
New Life Christian Center will
present two skits entitled, "What
Child is This?", and, "Jesus the
Helper" on Sunday, December
21st. The skits will be performed
at the church on Sixth Street in
Port St. Joe at 6:00 p.m. Every-
one is cordially invited to attend
and enjoy the performances.



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Aline's Beauty Salon. .
Christmas Open House
Friday, December 12th from 9:00 a.m.
to 6:00 p.m. at 315 Williams Ave.

Everything 20-50% off
Sterling silver, 14k gold jewelry, hair products,
Merle Norman make-up, designer watches by
Suzanne, & Nioxin representative will be here with
free samples and demonstrations.
Refreshments will be served!
Se rry Christmas!
Aline, Sonya, Kelly & Lisa
229-6600


Dr. Max W. Fleming,
D.M.D.
is pleased to announce the
^ association of Dr. Robert
F. Wherley, D.M.D.
GENERAL DENTISTRY
Oral surgery ; implants, endodontics
(root canals), restorative, dentures,
S' partial, extractjohs,
crowns and bridges
Emergencies and
new patients are WELCOME.

Interest free financing available [with credit approvaIl
* Gentle Caring Service Fair & ReasonablIees
*Open Monday-Friday
130 S. 2nd Street '
Wewahitchka; FL 32465

(850: 639-5422
We welcome Beverly A. Kwiecinski RDH
(dental hygienist) to our staff!


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Parents, Students, Teachers, Satisfied with Schools
According to Survey Results Turned In
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PSJHS Science Fair Winners
From left are Jennifer Craig and Amber Davis (first place), Nicole Smith and Kylene Butler (sec-
ond place), and Greg Garland and Tim Givens (third place).

School Board, Norton Now Certified


Members of the Gulf County
School Board have received the
honor of "Certified Board". The


board was recognized on
December 3, in Tampa at the
Annual Joint Conference spon-


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Boards Association. Gulf County
is one of only four school boards
in Florida to receive this presti-
gious award.
To qualify for the "Certified
Board" distinction, it is necessary-
for the majority of the school
board members to earn the dis-.
tinction of "Certified Board
Member" by completing a 96-hour
training program in 11 areas of
education. The training program
is voluntary.
The award is a culmination of
instruction that is designed to
allow local board members to be
better prepared for their impor-
tant role of improving public edu-
cation.
School board members who
have earned the Certifled Board
Member distinction include Dr.
, Mary Pridgeon. Charlotte Pierce,
and Caroline Norton.
Norton Receives Award
Caroline, Norton, a Gulf
County School Board member,
was recognized as a "Certified
Board Member" -at this year's
annual conference. Mrs. Norton
completed the training program
which Included the following
training topics: curriculum and
instruction, school finance, leg-
Sislative and administrative
processes, school law, and
community involvement.
This. is a training program
sponsored by FSBA in which Indi-
vidual school board members may
participate. Mrs. Norton is one of.
only fifty-seven school board
.members (16%) in Florida: to
receive this prestigious award.


,All I want for Christmas is'my
Poco back! Tiny silver poodle;
lost Oct. 2nd at Mekico-Beach
between 3rd and 4th Streets.
REWARD Poco needs her
medicine and I need her please
call 423-266-9363.
No questions asked.
2tc 12/4


Data collected from recent
surveys administered at each
school revealed that Gulf County
schools are highly rated by par-
ents, students and teachers. The
survey addressed school rules
and discipline procedures, mate-
rials, class assignments, and
teacher and' student responsibili-
ties.
The survey also provided for
optional comments concerning
what was good about each school
and ways it ,could be improved.
These additional comments are
most helpful in future planning.
On the survey, parents and
teachers agreed that rules were
fair and parents should visit the
schools when their student had a
problem. While the majority of
students agreed with them, there
was a significant number who did
not.
All respondents felt positive
about teachers, classroom assign-
ments and materials. Additional
comments provided more
specifics about what parents, stu-
dents. and teachers liked or felt
needed improvement.
Items listed as "liked" includ-
ed: 'teachers and administration";
'caring and helpful attitudes";
"safe environment"'; "new text-.
books"; "individual attention
given to students"; "small : "good
academic programs";, :,, and
"extracurricular activities".
They felt these items needed
Improvement: "more business
partners and mentors"; 'more
instruction and less free time, for
students": "keep facilities cleaner
and in better repair"; 'more books
in media center"; "stronger disci-
plinary .actions"; "more progres-
sive ,teaching practices"; and
"more enrichment and morechal- .
lenge for the academically
inclined."
There were'responses from all
teachers and students in grades
four to 12., The. total parent
responses received from 'each
school during recent open house
sessions were as follows:
Highland View, 50; Port St. Joe
Elementary, 195; Port St. 'Joe
Middle, 83; Port St. Joe High, 76;
Wewahitchka Elementary, 187;
and Wewahitchka High, 97.
School officials appreciate the,
time each respondent took to help
assess the schools. This data will,_
be used to develop school
improvement plans fdr1998-99;',


Anyone wishing to preview the
survey summary sheets, may do


so by
office.


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To Everyone in Port St. Joe
and Gulf County!


Best wishes for a


great holiday season!


Kris Kringle

P.S. Very, very important. A matter of life or
death. Make sure the mill is shut down by


Dec. 23rd, Harry Lee. I blistered my backside big time and ruined my favorite pair of pants
slidin' down the stack last year! Mrs. Claus was very upset (about the pants). One bright
note: Al Smith and Harold Quackenbush would be proud of me! It was not a lost time acci-
dent. I did my part to keep your record intact. I just went to the first aid station. It was sorta
embarrassing, though seeing as how most of the burns were on my backside. Ho! Ho! Ho!



Santa,
Don't worry, the mill has torn down the smokestack.
/s/Harry Lee





ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

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EW YEAR'S EVE PART


SFish House Restaurant

RESERVE TODAY!
Twin Lobster Tails- 2, 6 oz. tails..............$29.95
Filet Mignon ........................$26.95
Surf & Turf.............................................$28.95
\II dinners include: Choice of marinated mushrooms or crab claws; in addition to
salad, baked potato, tea, coffee, and dessert. Tax and gratuity included.
A cash bar will also be available.
*Dinner served from 7-10 p.m.
.*Entertainment from 8-1 a.m. with "Barb & the Boys"
:'.' Party favors and champagne toast at midnight.
All reservations must be pre-ordered & pre-paid.
SFront room open until 9 p.m. with regular menu.

DON'T MISS OUT ON CELEBRATING,

CALL TODAY! *648-8950

*3006 Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach


Chili Cookoff The Candymaker Story
Is Cancelled


Due to lack of entries, the
Junior Service League' chili cook-
off previously scheduled for
December 13th will not be held.
The Junior Service League
Provisional members are getting
into the true meaning *'of
Christmas by helping the
Department of Children and
Families with shoppirig for the
"Wish Upon A Star" program.
The, league members hope
that you will participate by pick-
ing a "Wish Upon A Star" to fill.,
You can :find them at any partic-
ipating store in the area or by
calling the local Department of
Children and Family Services.


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"I am only a candymaker", he thought (
sadly. "No one will listen to me when I J "_
tell of the wondrous love of my Lrd, about howandwhy God entered ,
ourworld, born as a baby in Bethlehem." '
"How can I tell the children about the love of Jesus?", he wondered.
Then he smiled. "I will ',.n.. tIa, ,: c 1 1.11,,I I ;,.il 1 ,' it;,ti piirc ;,.hire I f,'r .
the virgin birth of Jesus ana 1 ii L -I,,:i '. It ;1,ill i,', i .a ,1 ut'i i 'iH
make it int, thi letter Iso that all may b'e reminded that it is il lH. ii,1, of
Jesus tihat a. are ,a Ir.':, i 'r,:, ,.,r sins. EitlLr the letter jor th" l icie~ :"1 t,if
0o t171 we may know Jesus is vi.r ,li.1,. ri 'our saviour and Lord.
To remember the awful price of Jesus' love for me, I shall include red to tell of
the blood he shed to save me from my sins. Three small stripes to show his
scourging, and a large red stripe for his blood shed on the cross by nails and
spear.
And so was made the candy cane-crafted in love, and made to help us remember
the costly love of Jesus.
The Bible says: For God so loved the world taii: ,,i,- ; hi I i f 'li/ I'.y 'tc0ai son -o i "
that whosoever believeth on him shall not ,...riit l.hi i:;.c rlii-:,i t1oilt .,
SJohn 3:16
- The love of Jesus is for you. Open your heart and believe!
Courtesy of

Linda's Restaurant
'203 Fourth Street, Port St. Joe (850) 227-1109



If you are interested in having a personal or family recipe
published, or if your dining establishment would like an
opportunity to be invovled on the restaurant page, please
call us at 227-1278 or 229-8997! Hope you enjoyed our
edition of this new section.


COOKBOOKS
The 1997 Scallop Festival at
St Joseph Bay Cook Book is avail-
able at the Gulf County Chamber
of Commerce and at the Antique
Mall in the Port Theatre. Proceeds
from the sale of the cookbook
benefit Friends of the St. Joe
Library, Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce and the St. Joe Bay
Writers Group.
For more information, contact
the Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce at 227-1223.
* The Port St. Joe Garden Club
lias published a ...cookbook
(recipes from the members). They
are now on sale from any club
member for only $10.00., The
books promise to make a great
Christmas gilt for a friend or loved
one. The proceeds from the cook-
books will help to defray the cost
of the upkeep of the club's build-
ing and the beautification of the
grounds on Eighth Street.


The Wewahitchka Senior
Citizens Association will be hold-
ing a fundraising lunch on
December 12th from 11 a.m. until
1 p.m. They will be selling those
mouth-w watering delicious barbe-
cue beef sandwiches. along with
potato chips and iced tea for only
$3.00.
The group will also be selling
homemade Christmas arts and
crafts. All proceeds will be used to
help pay for the meals and trans-.
portation' provided by the iassocia-
tion. The public is invited to stop
in and see the beautiful wreaths,
Christmas trees and more.
They will deliver the sand-
wiches to local businesses.., Please
call 639-9910 between 9 a.m. and
1 p.m. each weekday to place
orders., .


Breakaway Restaurant
i "On the beautiful Apalachicola River, Waddell Rd."

NIGHTLY SPECIALS
Wednesday Special Ribeye Steak $8.95
or Surf & Turf .... $12.95
Thursday Shrimp or.
Flounder Special ...................... $8.95
(30 shrimp)
Good Food & Drinks
'at Good Prices
Open 5:00 10:00 Wednesday Saturday (
Closed Sunday thru Tuesday
.653-9988


What's all this hectic rush and worry?
Wherego these crowds who run and scurry?
Why all the lights-the Christmas trees?
The jolly 'fat man," tell me, Iilease!
Why, don't you'know ? This 'is the day
For parties and for fun arid play;
Why, this Ls Christmas'
So this is Christmas, do you say?
But where :s Christ this Chriwstmas Dati?
i,-s He been lost among the throng?
His voice drcu'ned out by empty sona ?
SNo. He s riot hcre-Luu 'II ind Hmn uiherr
SSome humble soul now kneels in prayer,
Who knows the Christ of Christmas.
But see the many aimless thousands
Who gather on this Christma.s Dayt
Whose hearts have ne.er y-et been openea.
O(r said to Him, 'Come tn to stay
In countless homes the candles burning,
In countless hearts expectant yearning
For gifts and presents, food and fun,
. And laughter till the day is done.
But not a tear or grief or sorrow
For Him so poor He had to borrow
A crib, a colt. a boot. a bed
Where He could lay His weary head
I m hired of all this empty celebration,
SOljeastuitq. drinking, recreation;
'I'll go instead to Calvary.
And there I'll kneel with those who know
The meaning of that manger low,
And find:the CHRIST-this Christmas.
I leap by faith across the years
To that great day when He appears
The second time, to rule and reign,
To end all sorrow, death, and pain.
In endless bliss we then shall dwell
With Him who saved our souls from hell,
SAnd worship CHRIST-not Christmas
S-M. R. De Haan, M.D.
F~ounder. Radio Bible Class


Need Your Recipes
One of the Spring projects at
Bay St. Joseph Care Center is to
* produce a cookbook with recipes,
from residents, family and staff
members. They ask that you bring
your favorite recipes to Susan
McHugh in the Admissions Office
or to Julie Donnick, Social
Services Director. Susan will be
contacting regional artists to do
Sthe cover and add beautiful art-
work to the book.
Hopefully, it will be completed
and available for sale by March
1st. So, get your recipes in soon
Proceeds from the cookbook sales
will go to the center's activities
program.

Clay Recipe for
Christmas
Ornaments
Ingredients:
4 cups of flour
1' cup salt
1 tsp. powdered alum
1; 1/2 cup water
Preparation: Mix ingredients
well in a large bowl. If the dough
is too dry, work in another table-
spoon of water with your hands.
Dough can be rolled or molded
and can be colored with a few
drops of food coloring.
To roll: Roll dough 1/8 inch
thick on lightly floured board.
Cut with cookie cutters dipped in
flour. Insert wire or hole in top
about 1/4 inch down for hanging.
To mold: Shape dough no
more than 1/2 inch thick. Pre-
pare to hang. Bake ornaments on
ungreased cookie sheet for 30
minutes in 250 degree oven. Turn
and bake another 1 1/2 hours
until hard and dry. Remove and
cool. When done, paint and seal.
May want to lightly sand before
painting.


Sweet Smells
of Christmas
Ingredients:
2 tbsp. whole cloves
2 bay leaves
2 cinnamon sticks
a handful of pine needles
1-2 pieces orange or lemon rind
2 cups water
Preparation: Put all ingre-
dients in a saucepan. Bring to a
boil and then simmer all day if
you wish. Add water and refriger-
ate and reuse.

Eggnog for the
Holidays
Ingredients:
3-eggs
1/4 cup sugar
1/8 tsp. salt,
1 1/2 tbsp. vanilla
3 cups of milk, chilled
dash of nutmeg
Preparation: Beat eggs well,
until light and fluffy. Gradually
stir in sugar and salt. Then slow-
ly beat in vanilla. Stir in milk that
has been well chilled. Sprinkle
each glass of eggnog with nut-
meg, if desired.

Christmas
Eve Punch
Ingredients:
1 (32 oz.) bottle cranberry juice
cocktail
1 (46 oz.) can unsweetened
pineapple juice
2 cups orange juice
2/3 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp. almond extract
1 (33.8 oz.) bottle ginger ale,
chilled
Preparation: Combine first six
Ingredients; chill. To serve, add
ginger ale, stirring well.


Tree Water
Ingredients:
1 gallon HOT water
1 cup Karo syrup
2 tbsp. bleach
2 tbsp. Epsom salt
Preparation: Mix together and
water the tree. This will keep the
needles from falling off as quick-
ly. Do not try on an artificial tree!








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SCome One, Come All and have your picture
-m taken with him: for a $1.00 charge!

Santa's coming Saturday, December 13th

and 20th, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. CST
There will be a toy collection for the needy so bring an
unwrapped toy to give to someone less fortunate.

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Agencies Sign Co-op Agreement

Promoting School Attentance


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Sitting from left to right: Edwin Ailes, Gulf County Guidance Clinic; Chief Jay Leffert and Lt. James
Hersey, Port St. Joe Police Department; Chris Brumbaugh, School Resource Officer; Sara Joe Wooten,
Director of Curriculum and Human Resources; Fred Witten, Asst. State Attorney; Jerry Kelley,
Superintendent; and Deborah Crosby, Director of Special Services.



Arizona Chemical Makes


Public Service Grants Available,


Arizona Chemical has an-
nounced that $1,000 to $10,000
grants are now available to public
service organizations throughout
communities where its U.S. oper-
ations are located. The grants are
made possible through the Inter-





Cora Lee Miller,
Cora Lee Miller, 87, formerly
of Port St. Joe, passed away
Wednesday morning, December 3,
in Marianna. She had been a, long ;
time resident of Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka until moving to
Marianna 15 years ago. She was
an active Episcopalian in St.
James and St. John Episcopal
Churches in Gulf County, and
later in St. Luke Episcopal
Church inMarianna.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Denver Miller, and
two brothers, Fred Wages and
Youal Wages.
Survivors include two nieces,
Marilyn Varnado of Titusville and
Pat Dickerson of Henderson,
North Carolina: one nephew. Fred
Wages of Reddick: and many
greht-nieces and great-nephews.
The funeral service was held
at 11:00 a.m., E.S.T., Monday
from the graveside at Holly Hill
Cemetery, conducted by Rev.
Jerry Huft. Interment followed.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe.


Samuel Alexander
Samuel Alexander, 73, of Port
St. Joe, passed away Saturday
evening, November 22, in Panama
City following an extended illness.
A native of Monticello, he has
been a resident here since. 1942
and worked for St. Joe Lumber
and Export. and later for St. Joe
Paper Company. He was a mem-
ber ofThompson Temple First
Born Church of the Living God.
Mr. Alexander was preceded
in death by a son. Mlarcell
Alexander. He Is survived by his
wife, Elizabeth Alexander of Port
St. Joe: children. Samuel:
Alexander, Jr., of New Orleans ,
Betty Jean Alexander of,
Jacksonville, Geraldine Alexander
of Port St. Joe, Barbara Jean
Alexander of Orlando, Leonard
Alexander of Virginia, Willie
Alexander and. Christopher
Alexander. both of Port St. Joe; 20
grandchildren; eight great-grand-
children; and one sister, Frances
Scott of Winter Park.
The funeral services were
held 11:00 a.m., E.S.T., on
Friday, November 28, at
Thompson Temple First Born
Church of the Living God, with
interment following in Forest Hill
Cemetery.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe.


Ardath Reynolds
Ardath Reynolds of Panama
City, passed away Monday, De-
cember 1, at the age of 94. She
was a longtime resident of Jack-
son, Michigan, and had moved to
Port St. Joe with her daughter
and son-in-law in July, 1996. She
was preceded in death by her
husband, George, in 1989.
She is survived by three chil-
dren, Myles (Mary) of Alexandria,
Virginia; Mae (Robert) Nastally of
St. Joe Beach; and Myrtle (May-
nard) of Jackson, Michigan. She
is also survived by 12 grandchil-
dren, 19 great-grand-children,
and four great-great-grandchil-
dren.
Mrs. Reynolds has been cre-
mated and a memorial will be
held in Jackson, Michigan.


.national Paper Company Founda-
tion. Arizona Chemical is a sub-
sidiary of International Paper.
Grant applications are availa-
ble by contacting an Arizona
Chemical local plant manager's
office or the company's communi-
cations department at (850) 873-
7456 or 7510, located at 1001
East Business Highway 98, Pana-
ma City, Florida 32410. Complet-
ed applications must be returned
to Arizona Chemical ho later than
February 6, 1998, to be eligible
for consideration.
In the last three years, Arizo-
na Chemical has contributed
more than $400.000 in Interna-
tional. Paper Company Fbunda-
tion grants to organizations and
schools in communities through-
Sout its U.S. locations. Arizona
Chemical contributes to new and
expanded programs in education.


the arts, human care, public safe-'
ty and environmental awareness'
through the foundation.

Thank You
The Department of Childreh'-
and Families would like to thank'
those who assisted in its
Thanksgiving food basket pr6-
gram. Canned food was donated
by all Port St. Joe schools and,,
several churches. Turkeys and,
food baskets ,were donated by,
I.B.E.W. Local #875 and the,
Plumbers and Steam Fitters Local
#229 Unions. Many thanks to all--
who participated in this program.

If YOU See News Happening...
Call The Star at 227-1278


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Reindeer Run:'at Frank Pate Park
8:00 9:00 Registration 9:00 930 1 Mile Fun Run 9:30 10:30 5K Run
Awards for Reindeer Run to be presented at 10:30 (immediately after the run)

10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. ON REID AVENUE
Kid's Christmas Store will open at 10:00 a.m. in The Hobbs Building (next to The Rug Room)
Saturday (Dec. 13) 10 a.m. 4 p.m.
Monday Friday (Dec. 15-19) 4-6 p.m.
Saturday (Dec., 20) 10 a.m. -4,p.m.
While the children are shopping for gifts for Moms and Dads they:can also visit with Santa Claus and even get their pictures taken.
Picture Times: 12:00 1:00. and 3:00- 4:00 on Saturday, Dec. 13 Pictures for $2.00
11:00 a.m. Santa arriving by helicopter across from City Hall
Kiwanis Cookout BBQ, corner of Reid Aye. and Hwy. 71
Arts and Crafts, Games (Ring Toss, Fire Truck rides, horse rides, moonwalkr tattoos, sand art, duck, pond, and more
food)
4:00 Long Avenue Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church Handbell Choirs to perform
4:15 Line up for Parade Participants on Hwy. 71
5:00 Christmas Parade Begins
5:45 -'Awards for Santas and Santa Paws
Awards and Drawing (register at participating merchants)
(Grand prize 5 drawings for $100.00 Cash) from Merchants, Merchants Association and Chamber
6:00 Lighting of the Christmas Tree ,!
PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS


Cooper's Cut & Style, Picture Perfect, Costin's Dept. Store, Ard's Florist & Gift, Heilig
Meyers Furniture Co., Western Auto, Roy's Hardware, Bait and Tackle, Badcock
Furniture, Kennedy Electric, Wade Clark Auctions and Antique Mall, Finest Kind
Charters Mexico Beach, Charisma Charters Mexico Beach, Cathey's Ace Hardware -
Mexico Beach, Parker Realty of Mexico Beach, Indian Pass Raw Bar, Pic's Food &
Discount Liquor, Carpet Country, Indign Pass Charters, Jeanie's Let's Knit Yarn Shop,
Preble Rish, Cox and Associates, S.' M. Marley & Associates, Oufpost Hunting &
Hobby, St. Joe Furniture, Costin Bookkeeping, Hannon Insurance, Showtime Video,
Wewahitchka State Bank and Piggly Wiggly

Another community made possible by the sponsorship of Port St. Joe Merchants
Association and Gulf County Chamber of Commerce
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Gulf County School District,
law enforcement agencies, State
Attorney's Office, Department of
Juvenile Justice, and Gulf County
Guidance Clinic, Inc. endorsed a
cooperative agreement to promote
school attendance through intera-
gency collaboration. The official
signing of this document took
place on December 5 at the school
board office.
This agreement clarifies the
role, responsibility and function
of each agency, establishes condi-


tions and types of information to
be shared between agencies and
the court, and creates a system
and method for reporting results.
These procedures are out-
lined in the Florida Statutes, and
will promote usage of resources
for compulsory school-age stu-
dents in Gulf County.
Gulf School District expresses
sincere appreciation to the parties
involved for their support and
willingness to assist in this
endeavor.


ACCEPTING SEALED BIDS
The City of Wewahitchka will accept sealed
bids on material for the City-to Install 6 ft. chain
link fence at T. L. James Park. Bids must be
marked "Sealed Bid-Material for Fence". Bids must
be submitted to the City Clerk before 4:00 PM,
CST. December 22. 1997. Bids will be opened 12-
22-97 at 7:00 PM, CST. at City Hall.
1100 ft. of 6 ft. 11.5 Gauge Chain Link Fence
105 2 inch (6 ft) Line Post SS 40
160 ft. of 1 5/8" Top Rail SS 40
25 2.5 inch Corner Post SS 40
105 2 inch Top Rail Caps Thru -
25 2.5 inch Top Rail End Caps
30 6 ft. Tension Bars
100 2.5 inch Tension Bands
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GCCC To Offer "Patient


Care Assistingm Class


Due to the large number of
requests for training, Gulf Coast
Community College will be offer-
ing a "Patient Care Assisting"
class in Gulf County, scheduled
to begin January 26, 1998. The
eighteen week course will prepare
students to work as certified
nursing assistants and home
health aides.
GCCC's Office of Career
Development is offering scholar-
ships through the Job Training
Partnership Act for eligible indi-
viduals to attend the training.
Most of the dollars which make
these scholarships possible come
through the state, of Florida's
JTPA Section 123/Title I Office, a
part of the Department of
Education.
'The Title I: dollars are really
helping offer great opportunities
to more people," says Jennifer
German, Coordinator of Career
Development. 'We have noticed
that once people return to a
learning environment and achieve
some success that they are very
likely to continue to pursue
opportunities to further their edu-
,V cations.
Members of the "Patient Care
Assisting" class who haven't yet
earned a diploma or GED will be
connected with the, local adult.,
education prograi4to help them'
take the next step in broadening
their educational, horizons. Their
case managers will 'work closely
with them to ensure that they get
the help they need to achieve their,
goals.,
German added, "The college
is very interested in helping built
a skilled workforce in ,Gulf
County, which includes raising


literacy levels as well as teaching
actual job-related competencies.
My existing JTPA scholarship
funds were rather limited when
we started talking about holding
this class, so I approached Buz
Stephens, the director of the
Section 123 program, and
explained my situation. With

Hold Long Term Care
Insurance Workshop
The public is invited to attend
a free "Long Term Care Insurance
Workshop" on December 16th
from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., EST, in
the new Senior Citizens Center,
located next to the Costin Library
in the courthouse complex.
Come hear experts speak:
about the benefits 'of long term
care insurance and what to look
for in a policy; how reverse mort-
gages wprk; and how the
S.H.I.N.E. (Serving Health
Insurance Needs of Elders) -pro-
gram can help you sort through
your medical statements .and help
you understand what your insur-
ance policies do and do not cover.
S, There will be two guest speak-
ers; the first will be Fred Dorman
with Banker's Life and Casualty
and the other is KIay Reed with
U: rity First Mortgages. They will
deliver presentations on long-
,:.term care insurance options and
reverse mortgages, respectively
SThe :two 'hour workshop is
"sponsored by the Area Agency don
Aging for North Florida and the
Gulf County Senior Citizens
Association. Please call 229-8466
to reserve a slot/or if you,have any,
questions.


Buz's help, the dollars were found
and our Workforce Development
Board granted them to us to help
with this project."
Those interested in applying
for a JTPA scholarship to attend
the PCA class can call case man-
ager Jan McDonald at 229-6854.
The deadline for applications is
January 20, 1998.

Correctional Officer
Basic Standards Class
The Criminal Justice Training
Academy of Gulf Coast
Community College will conduct a
part-time "Correctional Officer
Basic Standards" course at
Apalachicola High School begin-
ning on Monday. January 15, at
6 p.m.. EST. This 450-hour
course %will meet four nights a
week, for four hours a night.
A representative of the
Criminal Justice Training
Academy will be at the
Department of Children and
Families, in Apalachicola on
January 7, 12, and 14 from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST). Those who
are interested can obtain informa-
tion and an application, take the
entrance test or register for the
classes.
These courses require
advance application, as well as a
1' written entrance test. There is no
charge for the test. It can also be
.taken on" Tuesday or Thursday
afternoons at the Port St. Joe
Police Station or Monday through
Friday at the Gulf Coast
Community College campus in
Panama City.
"Correctional Officer Basic


Standards" is required in order to
be eligible for the state certifica-
tion examination for correctional
officers.
For additional information,
please contact Lorne Brooks or
Jackie Vaughn at (850) 747-3233,
Monday through Friday, from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m., CST, or call Ray
Jackson at our Port St. Joe office
at (850) 229-2760 on Tuesday or
Thursday afternoons from 1 p.m.
to 5 p.m., EST.


PSJ Girls

Basketball
ST. JOE 46, RUTHERFORD 39
Thursday, December. 4
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
outscored Class 5A Rutherford
31-22 in the second half, after,
trailing 15-17 at halftime, for a
victory in Thursday night's game.,
Tynetta Towner led the Lady
Sharks (4-5) with 17 points.
Courtney Lenox had 12 points,
while Bonnie Belin added 10
points for Port St. Joe.
ST. JOE (46) Belin 10,
Kilbourn 4, Lenox 12,. Roster 2.
Towner 17, Gant 1.
RUTHERFORD (39) Smith 8.
Bloomquist 6. Gaines 2, Roulhac
5, Pitts 4, Lafrance 4, 'Rivett 8',
Kelso 2.
ST. JOE 6 9 11 20 46
R'FORD 10 7, 8' 14 39
Upcoming Games
The Lady Sharks will traveltto
Blountstown Friday, December 12
for a 7:00 (EST) game. They will
host Freeport .at 7:00 (EST) on
Tuesday, December 16.


Wewa Girls Get Split


WEWA 36, ST. JOE 31
Monday, December 8
The Wewahitchka Lady
Gators won their first game of the
season with a district win over
Port St. Joe. The Lady Gators led
17-11 at halftime. The Lady
Sharks outscored Wewa 20-19 in
the second half of play, but it
wasn't enough.
Diana Taunton led the Lady
Gators (1-7) with a game high 16
points. Holly Atkins added six
points for Wewa and had 22
rebounds.
Tyrnetta Towner led the Lady
Sharks (4-6) with nine points.

WEWA (36) Atkins 6, Taunton
16; Baudisova 6, Jackson 2,
Hendrix 6.
ST. JOE (31) Belin 3, Gant 2,
Towner 9, Kilbourn 6, Lenox 7,
Royster 2, Johnson 2.


WEWA
ST. JOE
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9 8 11 8 36
7 4 6 14 31


WEWA 44, APALACH 60
Tuesday, December 9'
The Lady Gat6rs dropped a
60-44 loss to Apalachicola's Lady'
Sharks Tuesday night. Holly
Atkins was the leading scorer for
the Lady Gators with 20 points,
followed by Renae Jackson with
16M .
WEWA (44) Atkins 20,
Taunton 16, Baudisova' 2, Cole 2,
Bailey 4.
APALACH (60) Bryant 11,
Jones 24, Rhodes 9, Rochelle 5,


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Sharks Defend #1 Ranking


ST. JOE 67, FLA. HIGH 65
Thursday, December 5
The Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks
opened the 1997-98 season
ranked #1 in Class 2A, receiving
all 12 first place votes.
The Tiger Sharks trailed
Florida High 30-19 at the end of
the first half of play, and by as.
much as 15 points through most
of the third quarter. Port St. Joe
put on their full court press in the
fourth quarter and caused some.
Seminole turnovers that pro-
duced some quick scores.
James Daniels made two
shots from the foul line with 5.5.
seconds left in regulation to send
the game into overtime, with both
teams tied at 56.
The Tiger Sharks (1-0)
outscored the Seminoles 11-9 in
the extra period for the win.
Port St. Joe had 11 players ,
score in the game and three were
in double figures. James Daniels
led the Tiger Sharks with 14
points, while Rod Chambers and
Tyson Pittman collected 11 points
each.
ST. JOE' (67) Adkison 2, R.
Chambers 11, D. Chambers 3,
Daniels 14, Dixon 3, Jenkins 7,'
Larry 8, McNair 3, Pittman 11,


S ,.

Front row, from left to right, are Brandon Jones (10), P. J. Addison (4), Thad Morris (11) and
Chris Sims (24). Back row, (1 to r) are Josh Taunton (22), Luke Taunton (23), Cecil Jackson (0) G.
T. Morgan (00), Bernard Vann (5) and Coach Martin Russ.


Gators Take Center Court


The Wewahitchka High
School Gators boys' basketball
team fell prey to Sneads Tuesday
night in a 91-76 loss.
Cecil Jackson led the Gators
in scoring throughout the game.
posting a total of 28 points. He
was followed by Luke Taunton
with 23 points.

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Taunton 23,1 Morgan 2, Addison
4, Jones 4, Morris 9, J. Taunton
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SNEADS (91) Lewis 21, Wilson

Reindeer Run
Registration for the annual
"Reindeer Run" will be held from
S8:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Saturday,
December 13th at Frank Pate
Park in Port St. Joe. The one-mile
fun run will start at 9:00 a.m. and
the 5K run will begin at 9:30 a.m.

PSJMS Boosters
Meeting Tonight
The next scheduled meeting
of the Port St. Joe Middle School
Athletic Boosters will be held on
Thursday, December 11th begin-
ning at 6:00 p.m. in Room 312 of
the middle school. All parents are
strongly urged to become Involved
and attend this important meet-
ing.

FOR SALE:
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times, paid $325.00. Will sell for
$225.00, helmet included. Call
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17, Chaney 16, Hosey 12, W.
Raines 8, N. Raines 2, Brown 6,'
Robinson 2, Lewis 5, McDaniel 2.
Upcoming Games
The Gators' basketball team
will face the Blountstown Tigers
. Friday night on home court begin-
ning at 6:00 (CST).
The team will take to the road
Saturday night to face the Bay,
High Tornadoes. Tip-off is set for'
6:00 (CST). In another 6:00
match, the Gators will travel to'
take on Graceville's Tigers on
Tuesday, December 16.
o All Gatorfans are encouraged
to get out this holiday season and
support these young athletes.
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attach them to thej
In its chronic form
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long duration, us
months or years.
There is a good
a bad side to this
inflammation, in mc
must persist over a
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Quinn 3, Woullard 2.
FLORIDA HIGH (65) Blizzard
9, Gaines 15, Granger 13,
Johnson 2, Matthews 13,
Robinson 7, Wilson '6.

ST. JOE 67, FLA. HIGH 65
Saturday, December 6
The Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks
overcame a 51-46 deficit going
into the fourth quarter and
outscored the Cougars 22-15 in
the final period for their second
straight win in as many games.
Rod Chambers led the Tiger
Sharks (2-0) with a game high 21
points. Tyson Pittman scored
eight of his 17 points in the fourth
quarter and James Daniels scored
seven of his 16 points also in the
fourth quarter. Daniels made four
three-pointers.
The Tiger Sharks made 19 of
22 shots from the foul line.
"Tyson Pittman and Rod
Chambers did a nice job on the:
boards for us, but we did get out-
rebounded severely in both
games," said Coach Vernon!
Eppinette. "This is something we
will have to work on."
"We played a" lot of young
kids, and we had some of those
young kids step up in key situa-
tions for us, which was encourag-
ing," said Eppinette. "Our kids
played hard, and that Is what we
need right now In order to be suc-
cessful."
ST. JOE (68) R. Chambers 21,
D. Chambers 2, Daniels 16, Dixon
3, Jenkins 3, Larry 2, McNair 2,
Pittman 17, Quinn 2.
GODBY (66) Allen 17 ; Ferrell
11, Givens 4, Samuel 2, Hale 2,
Lamb 2, Gibson 17, Hughes 2,.
Dupree 9.
ST. JOE 19 10 22 15 66
GODBY 17 10 19 22 --.68

ST. JOE 37, MARIANNA 39
Tuesday, December 9
The Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks
dropped their first game of the
season on the road in a low-scor-
ing match against the Class 3A
Marianna Bulldogs, Rod
Chambers led the Tiger Sharks
with 12 points.
ST. JOE (37) Adkison 2, R.
Chambers 12, Daniels 8, Larry 4,
McNair 7. Quinn 4.
MARIANNA (39) Smith 12,
Thomas 9, Daniels 6, Bqwers 6,
Holden 4, Ethrlam 2.
Next Week's Schedule
K The "Dome" will be filled with
hoopsters this Thursday and
Saturday. December 11 and 13,
when the Tiger Sharks host a
"Shootout". Port St. Joe's junior.
varsity squad will tip-off the
action against Malone at 5:30.
The second game matches varsity
teams from Malone 'and
Apalachicola. Port St. Joe's varsi-
ty will face Gracevllle in the night-
cap.
Saturday's opener features
Graceville versus Apalachicola,
while the Tiger Sharks will close
the "Shootout" in a battle of the
#1's-Port St. Joe (2A) and
Malone (1A).
All tickets will be priced at
$4.00 for the event. Everyone is
encouraged to go out and support
the home teams.
On Tuesday of next week, the
rTiger Sharks will travel to play
Panama City Rutherford. The
Junior varsity will tip-off at 6:30,
followed by the varsity squad at
8:00 ..


'.Views On DentaltCalfth

FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.


Chronic Periodontal


Disease


ease may early stages.
)up of dis- Unless a person visits his
e tissues dentist regularly, he is unlike-
teeth and ly to recognize occasional
jawbones, bleeding of the gums or
, the dis- offensive breath as early
)nset and symptoms of periodontal dis-
sually of ease. Neither symptom is
painful, and the person may
J side and be blissfully unaware of the
3. Chronic disease. When pain or loose-
ost cases, ness does appear, it is often
long peri- too late to save teeth in
bone has affected area.


)osen the
,m subject
)rtunately,
eriodontal
painful or
during its


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office of FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.,
319 Williams Ave., Phone 227-1123.
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In the photo above, Tyson Pittman (41) collects two of his 11
points on this lay-up in the Florida High game.
(Inset photo] The Tiger Sharks' James Daniels (20) shoots
over a Florida High defender as Kelon McNair (15) looks on.

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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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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY. DEC. 11, 1997 PAGE


Team Given Honors
The Gulf County School Board, along with the rest of Gulf
County's residents, is proud of the Port St. Joe cross country
team for winning the state meet, taking first place. Recently the
School Board honored the runners with a plaque, which was
presented to them at a regular School Board meeting.
Shown in the photo are, left to right, Principal Chris Earley,
coach Scott Gowan, [shown holding the [plaque], Keion McNair,
Mike Kennedy, Robbie Dixon, Adam White, Chad Thompson,
Rod Givens, Jeff Schweikert, Board Chairperson Charlotte Pierce
and Superintendent of Schools, Jerry Kelley.


GCT Sets Fee Policy for Transportation of Veterans


Gulf ,County Transportation
(GCT) provides transportion ser-
vices to various Veterans Admin-
istration (VA) facilities throughout
the state. Veterans who choose to
ride to VA hospitals in GTC vehi-
cles are considered non-
sponsored passengers. The identi-
ty as non-sponsored suggests
that the veteran is not sponsored
by another funding agency (e.g.,
Medicaid). Presently, these trans-
portation costs are subsidized
through the Commission's Trans-
portation Disadvantaged Trust
Fund (TDFT).


The veteran ridership is in-
creasing while the non-sponsored
funding is decreasing. It is with
regret, but to continue providing
the -veteran with transportation
service, the fee schedule below
shall ,be implemented upon ap-
proval by the Gulf County Trans-
portation Disadvantaged Coordi-
nating Board (TDCB).
The fee schedule for veterans
with service-connected -disabili-
ties who are eligible for Benefici-
ary Travel Payment from the De-
partment of Veterans Affairs is'
listed below. These fees shall also


apply to veterans in receipt of VA
pension or veterans whose in-
come is less than or equal to the'
maximum VA pension rate.
*Travel to Tallahassee VA
shall be charged a round trip fee
of $8.00.
eTravel to Lake City VA shall
be charged a round trip fee of
$15.00.
*Travel to Gainesville VA
shall be charged a round trip fee
of $22.00.
*Travel to other VA centers
shall be charged 50 percent of


travel payment.
.Travel for non-eligible vete-
rans shall be charged a round
trip fee of $2.00.
All veterans shall be required
to sign that they understand the
,fee schedule. Payment by cash.
check, or money order must be
made either prior to or at board-
ing the transportation vehicle.
This policy will go into effect
on January 1st, 1998.
Questions concerning this
policy should be directed to John
Stanley, Transportation Director.


Question:


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be durable. Is it recommended for use in my
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Is it true that coal, oil and natural gas, that
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Poinsettias Go With Christmas Season

Florida's Extension Service Offers Tips On Items to Preserve Their Beauty Longer


Poinsettias (poin-set-ee-ahs)
and Christmas go together espe-
cially here in Florida. The poinset-
tia's bright red bracts and dark
foliage give this plant a festive
appearance; which is especially
appreciated during the holidays.
Poinsettias have become very
popular throughout the country
as symbols of Christmas. As a
Floridian, you have the widest
selection .of poinsettia varieties
from which to choose. If you plan
to buy a poinsettia this year,
you'll want to know what to look
for, and how to care for your pur-
chase after you get it home.
My information on poinsettia
selection and care was provided
by Extension Horticulture spe-
cialist Dr. Robert J. Black.
You'll probably hear this
plant called both poinsettia (poin-
set-ah) and poinsettia (poin-set-
ee-ah). The second pronunciation
is preferred by mpst garden
experts. But, don't feel you have
to say "poin-set-ee-ah". If you tell
your nurseryman you want a
"poin-set-ah" he/she'll know what
,you mean.
When shopping for a poinset-
tia, look for several things. Be
sure the plant has green foliage
almost to the soil line. A plant
which has lost most of its bottom
leaves is probably getting old.
Factors such as sudden tempera-
ture changes,- soil pests, and
insects also can cause leaf drop. A
good supply of lower leaves is a
basic key to healthier as well as
younger plant.
The showy parts, which most
people call flowers, aren't flowers
at all. They're special kinds of
leaves, called bracts. These
should be large enough to extend
well beyond the lower green
foliage, and they should be bright-
ly colored. The most popular poin-
settia color is red. But. you also
can find numerous shades of
pink. white, and every color com-
bination.
.The real poinsettia flowers are

Med Student Learns
from Local Physician
Just when you would expect
to find the University of Florida's
first-year medical students at
home in Gainesville preparing for
final exams, instead they are
turning up in clinics and doctors'
offices from 'Daytona Beach to'
Pensacola.
Through UF's Introduction to
Clinical Practice, the schools 82
first-year medical students spend
the last three weeks of their first
semester learning about what
course director Dr. Larry Rooks
calls "relationship-centered care."
After a special week of classes.
dedicated to exploring the rela-
tionship between doctor and pa-
tient, the students spend two
weeks dealing with real patients
under the direction of practicing
physicians all over North Florida.",
The preceptorship program Is
part of a comprehensive effort of
the College of Medicine and Its
North Florida Area Health Educa-
tion Centers program to enhance
primary-care training and in-
crease UF's production of general-
ist physicians.
Medical student Tara Mar-
burger will be training at the of-
fice of Dr. Elizabeth Curry, M.D.,
a local physician.

AARP Holiday Party
The St. Joseph Bay A.A.R.P.
Chapter #3425 will hold its regu-
lar meeting on December 10th at
12:30 p.m., ET, in the Stiles
Brown Senior Center featuring a
finger food party, so members are
asked to bring a dish of goodies
along. There will be a contest for
the most attractive table center-
pieces and the group will hold an
installation of officers and direc-
tors for 1998.
An interesting program will
be presented by Norma Hubbard,
author of stories about Florida.
Also, A.A.R.P. is looking for volun-
teers to help with tax aid. Those
interested will be trained for the
job, which will be for the 1997 tax
reporting. /


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Extension Notes
by
Roy LeeCarter
Gulf County Extension Service,


small green and yellow clusters
growing in the center of the
bracts. You should select a plant
with small, green undeveloped
flower parts. If a poinsettia
already has open, yellow flowers,
a good portion of the plant's dis-
play life is over, and the bracts
soon ,will begin to fade.
Poinsettias are native to the


warmer, humid regions of Mexico.
So, potted poinsettias should be
located where they'll enjoy uni-
form temperatures of 60 to 70
degrees fahrenheit during the
day, and about 60 degrees at
night. They also should receive
bright light, but not direct sun.
Avoid areas subject to drafts, sud-
den temperature changes, low'


humidity, and dim light.
If you have poinsettias in
your landscape, you'll probably
use them as cut flowers to bright-
en your home's holiday decor. To
keep the bracts from wilting, the
stem ends should be singed to
coagulate the milky sap and pre-
vent its loss.
Also, it helps to "condition"
poinsettias, by placing cuttings in
water and holding them in a cool
area overnight, before bringing
them indoors. Arrangements of
cut pomsettias should be placed
in cool. draft-free areas where
there's good light. But, like potted
plants, they. should not be
exposed to the direct rays of the
sun.
If carefully selected and prop-
erly cared for. poinsettias can add
a festive touch to your home dur-
ing the holidays.,


St. Joe Corporation Strikes a Deal With U. S.

Government to Sell Talisman Sugar Mill, Land


St. Joe Corporation chairman
and chief executive officer Peter
S. Rummell announced on De-
cember 6th that St. Joe has
agreed in principle to sell to the
federal government approximately
50,000 acres known as the Talis-
man Sugar Plantation located in
the Belle Glade area of south cen-
tral Florida.
The purchase price for the
land $133.5 million in cash. .St.
Joe will be allowed to farm the
land for five more crop years. In
addition, at that point in time, St.
'Joe has agreed to donate approxi-
mately 3,000 additional- acres to
various non-government organi-
zations.
The proposed transaction is
subject to the execution of a de-


finitive agreement and appropri-
ate government and corporate ap-
provals.
"We announced some time
ago that sugar was not a strategic
business for us and that we
would sell Talisman for a fair
price," said Peter .S. Rummell,
chairman and CEO. "We are
proud to demonstrate that it's
possible to do what's in our
shareholders' interests and in the
public's interest. And, we are
proud to play a role, however
small, in the restoration of the
Everglades."
,"This is one of those rare oc-
casions where everyone benefits.
But those who benefit the most
are not yet ,with us-the genera-
tions to come that will have the


opportunity to marvel at the
beauty of this magnificent "river
of grass."
Talisman' Sugar Corporation
consists of a. sugarcane planta-
tion and a sugar mill. Sugar ac-
counted for 13 percent of the St.
Joe Corporation's net sales and
operating revenues in 1996.

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third Tuesday of every month at
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Building inWewa,.
The next scheduled meeting
will be December 16th. For more
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Sheriff Frank McKelthen told
Rotary members last Thursday,
'Gulf County is no different from
any other county, drug activity
goes on here, but we're going to
keep after it with every ounce of
energy we have."
The Sheriff went on to say
that, "drugs are everywhere but
there are some places which are
worse than others. Here in some
select parts of Gulf County, on a
/


by Meggie Boone
& Rushelle Lamboy
"EYE OF THE HURRICANE" ....
Sgt. Mark Cutler is in our,
"Eve" for this \yeek. Sgt. Cutler is
the fifth and sixth grade D.A.R.E.
teacher here at-Highland View. He
is married to his wife of 10 years,
Parlene. and they have one child.
S- a.babygwl. Damar.V.... .
Sgt. Cutler w\'asmqprn and
grew up on the Miami area, was
graduated from Hialeah-Miami-
'Lakes High School and upon
graduation. served in the U. S.
Army for seven years. He was


Gulf Co. Schools
Shine on HSCT!
Gull" County's eleventh grade
students took the Florida High
School Competency Test (HSCT)
in .October of this year. The
results have just been released by
the Department of Education and
indicate that Gulf County stu-
dents are above state averages in
math and communications.
The breakdown of the scores'
are as follows:
Math
Port St. Joe High ......... .80
Wewahitchka High ....... 83
State Average ........... 75
Communications
Port St. Joe High ......... .82
Wewahitchka High ....... 97
State Average . .. 78
Gulf County Adult School,
which includes some alternative
students, is reported separately.
'but is included in the district
average which was 73 for math
9i and 82 for communications.


scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being
pretty bad, we have it in the
county on about an 8 or 9."
The Sheriff talked for a while
about the agreement worked out
between counties, removing
county lines as the end of juris-
dictional limits. He said he had a
bet with Franklin County Sheriff
Varnes. "I bet him I could come to
his county and make a 'buy' of
drugs. He took me up on it and I


Christmas Service MB Methodists to
at MB Baptist Sun. Present Musical


The adult choir of the First
Baptist Church of Mexico Beach,
.under the direction of Faye
*Thompson, will present a musical
-drama entitled "Home for the Hol-
idays" on December 14th at 6:30
tp.m., CST. Come and celebrate
the true meaning of the Christ-
mas season through this heart-
warming story, portrayed in dra-
ma and song.
The, church's puppet minis-
try, under the direction of Karen
Phelps, will also share the spirit
9* 'of Christmas on the2' program. A
time of fellowship anid food will
follow the program in the fellow-
ship hall.


Christmas Program
Christian Fellowship Baptist
Church, located on 15th Street in
Mexico Beach, will .host a.
Christmas program 'on Sunday,
December 21st, beginning at 6:00,
p.m.. EST. Full church participa-
tion is needed. All visitors are wel-
come to attend. ,

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At the morning worship ser-
vice of the First United Methodist
Church of Mexico Beach at 9:00
a.m. on Sunday, December 21,
the choir will the present the mu-
sical, "More Than a Manger".
Featured soloists include
Bruce Reiss, tenor, and Cherie
Severn, alto. Hazel Anderson will
give the narrations between each
number. John H. Anderson is
choir director, and Ted Lovelace
is minister. Everyone is invited to
the performance.

Handbell Choirs
Present Concert
The handbell choirs of First
United Methodist Church and
Long Avenue Baptist Church.
both located in Port St. Joe, will
present a concert of Christmas
music on Saturday., December 13
at 4:00 p.m. The concert will take
place at the Port St. Joe City Hall
and the public is cordially invited
to stop by and enjoy the sounds of
the season.


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awarded numerous citations
including the Army Achievement
Medal.
Mark- pursued his law
enforcement career with the City
of Port St. Joe Police Department
in January of 1991, then trans-
ferred to the Gulf County Sheriffs
Office. Mark was chosen to coor-
dinate the D.A.R.E. program
S-'because he has a' dynamic per-
sonality and has a positive' role
model to share with the youth of
our county. During the week, he
is assigned to teach students how
to be safe and how to handle
themselves in various situations.
We are proud to have Sgt.
Cutler as a part of our, school
staff.
DATES TO REMEMBER ... .
December 16-School picture
retakes.
December 19-The end of the
second nine week period. Early
dismissal, also.
CONGRATULATIONS ...
Danielle Shows has a new
baby sister. Alisa Leighann, born
on December 4 to Lisa and
Richard Davis.

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Lynn Bennett, Jewell Hopper.,
Loretta Galnous and Wendy
Murnan have been busy rolling
out the dough and cutting orna-
ments of various shapes so that
each student will have one to dec-
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made the buy, just as I told him,
as a part of a sting operation."
Franklin County deputies are
used to make 'buys' here in Gulf.
County, also. The point being, it
is prevalent in both counties.
'You have no idea how the
drug problem affects anyone until
it happens to you," the speaker
said. "Let me tell you, it is bad! If
a kid gets on this junk it affects
him for life, in most cases."
He said the members would
be surprised to know what goes
on in the drug world, just in Gulf
County.' "If you were to hide in
certain spots in the county for a
24 hour period,, you could wit-
ness all kinds of drug transac-
tions," he said.
Most of the drug sales in Gulf
County are carried on by inde-
pendent operators. 'The local guy
will take a little trip to Panama
City, Tallahassee, Tampa or
somewhere else and buy a couple
hundred dollars worth of crack
cocaine and come back here and
make as much as 1000% on his
investment. We have it bad in the
county, but not bad enough to at-,
tract the element which are king-,
pins. We're still concerned with

Writers Group
To Meet Tuesday
The next' meeting of the St.
Joe Bay Writers Group will be
held on Tuesday, November 16 at
6:30 p.m. in the Gulf County
Public Library meeting room. The
library is located on Highway 71N
in Port St. Joe, near the Gulf
County Courthouse. .
The group is looking for more
writers and many more ideas.'
.Please attend whether you have
published or just hope to be pub-
lished. They would like to finalize
plans for the school short story
and poetry contests and discuss
starting a writer's group newslet-.
ter. There are still plenty of scal-
lop cookbooks available. They
make great 'Christmas presents.
For more information, contact
Jim Newton at 229-9123 or
attend the meeting.


the comparatively small time op-
erators but they are just as elu-
sive as the king-pins," McKeithen
said.
The Sheriff eased the minds
of some when he reported, 'This
isn't a very bad problem in bur
schools. There's some there but
the incidence is very small. The
school people do a good job in
keeping it under control, I'm hap-
py to say. This stuff is bad
Enough for adults to get hooked
on, but I hate to think of a kid
getting hooked. This stuff is bad!
It'svery hard to get off it once you
start using," the Sheriff said.,
'As long as I have anything to
with it, we'll fight this problem as
hard and as diligently as we can.
The reason is, practically all the
crime we have in Gulf County can
be traced to drug sales or use,
somewhere down the line,"
McKeithen concluded.
A guest of the club was Jim'
Drew of Gaylord, Mich.

'1id Fingerprinting
Will be Done atGT Corn
In the interest of children's
safety the Florida Department of
Law Enforcement (FDLE) will be
fingerprinting children- at the
business office of GT Corn, for-
meriv known as St. Joe Commu-
nications, on December 19 from
,:00 through 6:00 p.m.
For the purpose of safe keep-
ing the completed fingerprint
cards will be given to the parents
of the children fingerprinted. If
the child becomes missing, the
fingerprint card assists law en-
forcement in their Investigation in
locating the child. The fingerprint
cards and child safety brochures
are provided by FDLE's Missing
Children's Information Clearing-
house.
Please come out to GT Comn,
at 502 5th Street, Port St. Joe, on
December 19th, from 3:00 until
6:00 p.m. and take advantage of
this safety event opportunity.
For more Information, please
contact Michelle Kiefer. FDLE
Public Information Officer, at
(850) 470-2100.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 1997 PAGE 3B

Commodity Recertification

in Wewahitchka Wednesday


Sheriff McKeithen Tells Rotary of Drug Problem

: "Gulf County is No Different Than Any Other County ... .Activity Goes On Here'


Friday (except holidays) from 9:00
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January. For further information
feel free to call 229-9112, 639-
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Gulf Seniors Attend Leadership Conference


Joshua Baxley, of Wewa-
hitchka High School, and Jeremy
Dixon, of Port St. Joe High
School, recently attended the
Youth Leadership Conference on
Health: Taking Action NOW, in"
Miami. The purpose of the confer-
ence was to gather teens from all
over the state to focus on health'


issues relevant, to children and
young adults.
e Training covered topics relat-
ed to advocacy, public speaking.
the media, computers and the In-
ternet, effective planning, and six
riskk topics. Both young men par-
ticipated in the physical activity
' sessions.


At the end of the four day
conference, an action plan was
developed, which included strate-
gies for encouraging more stu-
dents to have healthier lifestyles
by being more physically active.
The trip v. as made possible
through a mini-grant from the
March of Dimes which was sub-,


mitted by the Bay/Franklin/Gulf
Healthy Start Coalition, along
with contributions from the Com-
prehensive School Health 'Pro-
gram and the Board of County
Commissioners. The Gulf District
Schools extend much gratitude to
these agencies for their, assis-
tance.


Mayor Speaks to Students
Port St., Joe Mayor Johnny Linton is shown in the photo
above-addressing Port St. Joe Middle School's eighth grade stu-
dents as a part of their Career Speaker Series.



From the Principal of

Wewahitchka


High School

by Larry A. Mathes

WHS's HSCT scores are back, Rich for another fine show, and
and we all passed a collected sigh .thanks to all the parents who
of relief as both communications assisted or who visited the open
and math scores movpd upward house. At least seven projects
from the prenIous year. THis (and maybe a few more) will move
improvement, especially in math. on to the Three River Regional
was one of our school improve- Fair at Chipola after the
meht goals. Our eleventh graders Christmas holidays.
received considerable preparation You never appreciate your
for these, tests and it apparently clock until it stops! Our gym
,paid off. clock, which worked ;all the way
* The score& (vere 97''.: passing- '1 : through volleyball. suddenly.
Ifor cofimunicati-ons and 83./w,: .. caughtt some strange ailment that
passing for math. Both of these no one seems to be able to fix.
are above the state averages. Now With the cooperation of Coca
we'll hope we can continue this Cola, we ordered a new one which
trend, as we prepare for the state hopefully will be in by this Friday.
writing assessment tests and the We've been able t'o switch some
new state FCAT exams in ,games, but we're playing a few
January. wi th a stop watch and a chalk
Congratulations to those who board (the visitor's score
participated in the WHS Science:' worked-or did!). It's a throwback
Fair last week.'and especially to to the way it was when basketball
those who were recognized as' was just beginning-and no, I
winners through honorablemen- .. wasn't therel Donations to help
'tion.. High school and middle pay the balance of the cost of the
school students. who received new 'board will be gratefully
recognition will be featured with accepted!
pictures in next week s issue of Christmas holidays mark the
,The Star.
I t'* Idl" ,o **J ; ;end of the second nine week term.:
In 'the iiddle" school. Judith IDon't allow your student to let,
.Husband, Greg Barnett, and down as the ter ears its end.
'Sarah- Grimes took first, second It's easy to get distracted.
*and; third, consecutively. For the ,.
high school. Chris Vhite. Josh Boys' and girls" basketball
Baxley and -Jack Husband took. games are everywhere. One or the
first, second and third, and the other plays nearly every night
overall winners selected were except Wednesdays. and even,a
Chris" White, followed. by Josh Saturday night now and then. The
Baxley and Judith Husband. teams need your support!
Thanks goes to organizer Don Have a great week.


From the Principal's Desk...
To All Parents:
As you have probably heard, I
have made the decision to retire
as your principal at Port St. Joe
Elementary School effective
December 19. I have decided to
seek a new beginning in my life
while I still possess good' health
and the longing to pursue new
and different challenges.

Gulf County Schools
Lunch Menu
DECEMBER 15 19, 1997

MON- Meat/Cheese Sand-
wich, French Fries, Milk and
Cookie.
TUES- Lasagna, Tossed
Salad, Fruit Cup, Rolls and
Milk.
WEDS- Pizza Burger, Sliced
Tomato, Lima Beans, Milk and
Fruit Cobbler.
THURS- Managers' Choice,
Fruit, Vegetable, Bread, Milk
and Dessert.
FRI- NO LUNCH SERVED.
EARLY DISMISSAL.
MENUS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE
TO AVAILABILITY OF CERTAIN ITEMS.


Does this mean that I have
lost interest in Port St. Joe
Elementary School and the fami-
lies that we serve? Not on your
life. I leave with mixed emotions
having enjoyed my work and all
those connected with it. Most of
all, I'll miss those little people who
have made each and every day
interesting and challenging.
I am thankful for the teach-
ers, support staff, and P.T.O. for
all your hard work and dedication
to the students of Port St. Joe
Elementary School. Any success I
may have enjoyed is due to your
efforts and support.
In closing, let me say it has
been a privilege to have served
you. Please wish me well, as I
wish for you, your families and
the children of Port St. Joe
- Elementary School, the blessings
of a healthy, happy and prosper-
ous future.
Gerald W. Lewter
Principal
"Students Of The Week"
Congratulations to our
"Students of the Week". .. Jacob
Combs, Chelsea Hill, Phillipp
Fuze,' Paige Stafford, Curtis
Shores, Whitney Park, Austin
Horton and Penny Peterson.
Volunteer Spotlight
Our volunteer spotlight for


Early Dismissal for

Gulf Public Schools
Due to the phristmas holi-
days, school will be dismissed
early on Friday, December 19th.
The following is a bus schedule
for early dismissal: : .
Port St. Joe (EST)
*Highland View Elem.-11:30
*North P.S.J. Elem.-11:30
*P.S.J. Elem.-11:35
*P.S.J. Middle School-11:50
*P.S.J. High School-12:00
Wewahitchka (CST)
*Main Street Site (WES)-11:4 5
*Linton Site (WES)-11:50
*Wewa High School-12:00
Elementary school breakfasts
will be served, but funch will not
be served on Friday. December
19th. Have a safe and happy holi-
day.


'97-'98


Wewahitchka

Elementary

News...
By Linda Whitfield

"New Baby"


Congratulations to our
D.A.R.E. Coordinator. Mark
Cutler and his wife. Darlene, in
the birth of their new baby. The
baby, Damari Breshaun, was
born on November 6th, and
weighed seven pounds and six:
ounces. WES wishes you all the
best..
"April Bidwell Chooses
Sharee Addison As Her Pick"
For the "Student of the Week"
in second grade; April Bidwell
chose the eight year old, Sharee
Addison. Her favorite subject in
school is math. When she grows


Shark Talk
By: Casie Williams


4


Welcome back to Shark Talkl,
Last week was an interesting one tration deadline for the SAT is
for PSJ High. December 19 and January 5 for
-Last Friday night was a night, -the ACT. You can pick your regis-
of victories for the JV-and varsity! traction packages up in guidance.
boys' basketball teams over As of row the exam schedule
Florida High. The JV won 71-49 for next week is: ,
and the varsity won 67-65 in over- December 18-
time. Way to go Sharks! .Lunch will beserved-.
The varsity_ team also earned r regular class schedule.-,, ,. ,
another big victory SaturdaV night "
against 5A state ranked Godby. Semester exams for, blocks 3 and
The Tiger Sharks had one more 4.1
two point win with the final score December 19-
being 68-66. The Sharks will tray- 8:00 9:58 Block 1 semester
eled next to 3A state ranked exams
Marianna Tuesday and will host 10:00-, 12:00 Block 2 semester
Graceville on Thursday, exams
December 11 (tonight). 12:00 ... .Dismissal:
Anyone interested in the 5K Congratulations to Mrs.
Reindeer Run and One Mile Fun Barfeld for being chosen, as the
Run. sponsored by the City of Port:' ied principal at Port St. Joet
St. Joe on Saturday, needs to see new pprincipal at' Port St. Joe
St. Joe owan Satufor an entry form. see Elementary. School. We will miss
The One MIle Fun Run will begin your hard Work and dedication at
at 9:00 a.m. and the 5K Run at PSJ High. Good luck and hope
at 9:0 a.m. and the 5K Run at you enjoy your new job.

Congratulations to the follow- Well, that's it for this week
ing Science Fair winners: first, Have fun and GO Sharks!'
place, Jennifer Craig and Amber .
Davis; second place, Kyleine
Butler and Nicole Smith; third;
place,, Greg Garland and Tim .
Givens. Honorable mentions were
awarded to Alicia Sanders and .
Rena Seymour, Brandon Davis ,
and Joy Woodman, Kristin
Abrams and Keesha Linton,
Megan Johnson and Jessica-
VanSweringen.
Attention to all seniors whose
parents are members of
Papermakers Local Union #379.
You may be eligible to apply for
the United Papermakers Inter- ...
national Union Scholarship. You ... -.'': .
need to see Mrs. Witten for I l1 '. ,-,,
details. '
All those who are wishing to L p"'
take the SAT on January 24 and '"- ..
the ACT (administered at Bay ..
High) on February 7 need to regis-
ter as soon as possible. The regis-,.


the week is on Karen McCroan.
Karen volunteers forMrs. gentry
and especially enjoys the smiles
and thanks. Her hobbies include
shopping for antiques, walking,
running, hiking and listening to
music. Thank you, Karen, for all
you do for our students at Port St.
Joe Elementary School.
Early Dismissal
Due to our Christmas holi-
days, school will be dismissed at
11:35 on Friday, December 19.
-Christmas Holidays
Our Christmas holidays will
begin on December 22 with stu-
dents returning to school on
Tuesday, January 6. ..
Martin Luther King Day
School will not be held on
Monday, January 19, due to
Martin Luther King Day.
General Mills Box Tops,
Our school is collecting
General Mills box tops. Please
help us by purchasing General
MIlls cereals and sending the box
tops to school.


up. she would like to be a police-
woman. Some of : Sharee's'
favorites are-TV show :,"Tiny
Toons"; favonte song. "'Men min
Black"; and favorite book. "Jungle
Book". One day she would like to
\isit Georgia.
She likes- to play. ,with her
cousin Deidra and the twins.
Shanetta and Shavetta. She
enjoys writing stories,, reading,
and singing. Miss April says, .
"She's a great young lady." Sharee
will receive a free pizza, compli-
ments of P.J.'s Restaurant.
"Santa Village"
It s beginning to look a lot like
Chrstmas at WES. The stage,
Santa s home away from home, 'is
decorated worthy of any Dickens'
Christmas story. We can still use
your help if you would like to help
wrap, sell, make change. or
donate stick-on bows and gift.
tags. It will be on December 16th,
17th and 18th. This is a great
fundraiser for our PTf.
"Congratulations"
:WES would like .to welcome
and congratulate Clayton Wooten
on his appointment .as our new
principal. He will. take over in
January when Dr. Bidwell retires.
"Space Camp From The
Fourth Graders Themselves"
Excerpts Kory Bidwell-
"I tasted a space strawberry. It
was dried out," Jessica Jones-.
'The best part was when we made
our own rockets." Freight Cox-"
"After we ate supper, we went to .
the Hall .,of Faime." Brian
Kerrigan- "I went into a space
shuttle and watched a movie."
'Sarah House- "My favorite part
was being gerbil in a work-out


l 11ion's I Tqe

News Column
Faith Christian School


The first grade and five year
kindergarten of Faith Christian
School presented a program, "Be
Thankful" for Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. Everyone was encouraged
to be thankful for family, friends,
homes, food, pets, flowers, trees,
the Bible and our Lord Jesus
Christ.
The students are pictured

Two friends of Faith Christian,
Linda Cox and Lenora Kunz, are
having a white elephant sale at the
school on Saturday, December 13,
beginning at 8:00 a.m. There will


above with their teachers, Beth
Taylor and Kim Duty. Kneeling,
from left, are Angela Canington,
Blake Nobles, Jessi Moore, Emily
Dykes, Nikki Kelley, Maryanne
Earley, Chelsea Dimitrijevich.
Standing, from left are Jenna
Maddox, Karla Wiley, Adam List,
Clifton LeGrone-Ivester, Brandi
Price, Rebekah Bearden and
Heather Brinkmeier.

be Christmas decorations, glass-
ware, collectibles and odds-n-ends
from a former little antique store of
the Kunz's.
If you would like to add any-


cage." Jacob Carr- "I rode two
rides, the first was the multi axis
unit." Cecily. Myers- "I rode on a
double decker bus."
The buses departed on Friday,
morning at 4:00 a.m. They arrived
home on Sunday night about
8:30, worn out. but full of memo-
ries that will last a lifetime. Many
thanks to the volunteers who
went and helped out. Teachers
Bill Carr, Linda Lawrence, and
Kim Whitfie!d really appreciated
it.
Impressive Art Work
The fifth .'and sixth grade'
reading classes of Debbie Baxley
have done some art work based
on the books of-Lynn Reid Banks.'
Their drawings are on display in
the lunchroom. Come by, have
lunch with us and browse
'around. '
S. $1,300.00
Our "pretty. recent" Fall,
Festival was a huge success. In
spite of the hasty 'weather,: the.
PTO, with your help, cleared over
$1.300.00 and want to thank all
who helped out in any way.
Certificate of Achievement
In a coloring and essay con-
test. several children received a
Certificate of Achievement. These
exhibited outstanding creativity.
exceptional originality. and com-
mendable effort just for partic-
ipating in the Florida .Housing
Finance Agency's 1997, "What My
Home Means to Me."
Congratulations to: Katlyn
Gortman, Mancbe Walding,
Benjamin Kelly, and Jessica
.Kelly....
Celebrating Dedication
.: Tuesday nig j'at. 6:00 .the
faculty and staff of WES honored
two retirees with past recollec- -
tions, songs, and a money tree.
Weappreciate the 36 years of ded-
ication Dr. Bidwell has given to
education and the 43 years that
Marlene Whitfield has given.
Even if one didn't take into
consideration that they taught
academic subjects. life skills, arid
made differences in many a life,
they "showed up." Many times
teachers come to school sick or
with broken bones because they
are dedicated. We appreciate, all
your years and u hope you have'
many happy years of retirement.
God bless you. ,,


thing to this garage sale, please
bring It to the auditorium Friday
afternoon, December 12, after
school. We have no place to store It
before that date.
Students are enjoying shop-
ping for gifts for family and friends
right here at Faith Christian. the
Cherry Street Station will be open
- Thursday and Friday from 12:30
until 3:30 p.m. this week only.
Gifts range from 20t up.
Just a note of thanks this
week to Sue Monteiro for all the
performances of our play, "The
First Thariksgiving". We. believe
that 16 years of different classes of
second graders have dressed as
Indians and pilgrims and learned
an important lesson in American
history that they won't easily for-
get. !..
The third grade students are
working on the Christmas pageant
which will be performed for par-
ents and students on Friday,
December 19. Please remember
that all grades, K-5 through
twelfth grade students, will be dis-
missed at 12:00 noon, December
19. K-3 and K-4 will get out at
their usual time.
The chorus did a great job at
the dance recital of Pam Nobles'
Studio last Saturday night. They
sang a "Silent Night" medley and
"A'Night To Remember" with solos
performed by Suzanne Davis and
Jenna Teat. We appreciate -the
hours of practice by the students,
the enthusiastic leadership of
Michelle Teat, and the invitation to
perform.
All the school staff will enjoy a
Christmas gathering at the
Taylor's home this Thursday
evening. All foods are to be red,
green or gold in color and a "yan-
kee gift swap" is planned.
Everyone is looking forward to see-
ing their decorations (six
Christmas trees) and just having a
good time.


Students Say "Be Thankful"


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MEDITATIONS OF A
(Qnunntr reacher


By LOWELL F. ADAMS .
What Is The Devil
Like?
"Satan is transformed
into an angel of
light.
:BB ? II 1Cor. 11:14

39HEN YOU THINK OF SATAN what do you see? He
is usually viewed as a hideous, ugly creature with horns and a
long, forked tail, carrying a three-pronged lance. Satan is happy
with this false image, for it hides his real image. As long as you
and I think he is an ugly, menacing creature, he can deceive us
much easier. Satan is not like that at all. He is beautiful and very
subtle.. In Genesis 3:1 God tells us Satan (the serpent) is more
subtle than any other creature.
Satan wants us to believe those who say, "There is no such
thing as a devil!" In fact, he wants everyone to believe his lie
that there is nd such place as hell. But we can know for sure
there is a Satan and a hell, because, Jesus tells us about both in
detail. And we know Jesus is real, and the very essence of
God's Eternal Truth. Untold numbers of eyewitnesses testify to
the Glory and Power of Jesus, who came into this world for the
express purpose of rescueing you and I from Satan's influence.
Satan is not an ugly creature. He is probably the most
beautiful thing on earth, He is in the tantalizing smile of a
beautiful wayward woman. He sits at the gaming table and tells
us how we are going to win great piles of money, a commodity
that Jesus calls "filthy lucre." He is in the letter, seductive
movies, and this world's beautifully transgressive attractions.
Jesus refers to Satan as the "prince of this world." John
S 14:30 and other Scriptures. And he certainly lives up to that.
He has evidently mesmerized most of us in this modem
age. How many, even church members, really believe Satan and
hell is real? They are seldom mentioned in church any more.
Would you ever haye imagined some of the things happening in
America? Government gambling games. We are even
\ murdering unborn children. "As you have done unto the least of
these, you have done it unto me!" Jesus in Matthew 25:40.
No doubt those who disbelieve will soon know the Truth.
In Matthew Chapter 24, Mark 13 and Luke 21, Jesus tells us
some of the signs of His soon coming. Earthquakes, floods.
.famines, ruthless killing, departure from the faith, wars and
pestilence. We are seeing these signs all about us today
Let us lay down those filthy magazines, open our Bible and
learn some of God's Truth! It may be later than we think!

"Burn Out Program" to Program" for Rosa Marie Gathers
Don Saturday. December 20th at
Benefit Local Resident 7:30 p.m. The program will take
place at the New Bethel AME.
The Concerned Christian So- Church. located at 146 Avenue
ciety will sponsor a "Burn Out "C" in Port St. Joe.


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES' 800.22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
+7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
t++ | Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor



BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
I 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 NMeeung, Bible Study & Pra.er Meeting
'O tasr iand see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trurreth in Him. '
Please accept this inriration to .jotn us in worship. God blest iou!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home "69-8725
For information concerning dur bus ministry, please call 647-5026 -




CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Bible Study: WE
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. S
6 p.m. Wednesday N
Call 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY'
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
C"n 0na t.nr h Stri Iaal .N Ilanrvin .A 0enue


worship:
;unday
nursery


1Z7ie; G/un na&s Ptie If

lh- i lo/aiyeroua ,eectedommeiscr and





fSumda, iecern&e^ /4 6k)10 5m

L/t1 e&,w 0 tw, co"nintuiy al-
cvnlialw mwufed to- attend


Long Avenue Baptist Church
1601 Long Avenue Port St. Joe 229-8691 -+
Wouship 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 Stud 7 p.m..; Adult Praise Choir 8 p.m.
CURTIS CLARK, Pastor MARK JONES. Minbtcr of Music


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 1997 PAGE 5B

16th Year

of Live

Nativity
For the sixteenth consecutive
year, the First United Methodist
Church will present its live nativi-
ty. Beginning December 17th at
6:00 p.m., the youth of the
church will present a realistic de-
piction of the nativity. The scene
r will also be displayed on Decem-
ber 19th, 20th. and 21st from
6:00 until 8:30 p.m.
On Sunday, December 21st,
the church's evening worship ser-
vice will be held by the nativity
scene at 7:00 p.m. The communi-"
I ty is cordially invited to come, In-
divdualiy or in groups, to sing or,
Shsimply to enjoy the singing of
N,' I Christmas carols.


ISe.e The Star On Line at
www.homtown.com/star


A Choir to Present:


Christmas Story in Song


The staff and members of.
Long Avenue Baptist Church cor-,
dially invite the public ;to join
them this Sunday, December 14
for the presentation of their annu-
al Christmas program.
The program will begin at
6:00 p.m. with secular selections
to be played by the handbell
choir. An ensemble made up of
youth from the church will sing
songs that will lead into the telling
of the Christmas story through
more music, scripture reading


and sign singing.
This year's program will
include musical selections from
Christmas cantatas and pro-
grams that the church has done
in past years. The Praise Choir, a
ladies' ensemble. men's ensemble.
. sign singers, and others will pre-
sent various selections.
The music ministry presents
this program as a gift of worship
to Jesus Christ and invites you to
attend so that you too may wor-
ship through their presentation of
this program.


Location

Ii Matthew 2:6 we
;...... find, "And you, 0
fl.j Bethlehem, in the land of
Judah, are by no means
least among the rulers of
Judah, for from you shall
come a ruler who will gov-
Oliver F. Taylor ern rimypeo!l1 Israel." -
. Visitation Minister. First I .o ,-,
United Methodist Church ,There is a saying
among those who sell real
estate. It is there are only three words that mat-
ter: location, location, location.
God chose the place where His son would be
born. Many people have wondered why God did
not choose a more important town. This town
was not known for commerce or as an historical
site. However, the world will always remember
Bethlehem. Its location and name is known
around the world.
Every Christian should know the location of,
the church where they worship. A location we
should know is our Christian home. Another
good location is the altar where we meet God in
prayer. During our season of Advent, let us once
again focus on Bethlehem and the birth of our
Savior.



Come and Be Blessed!
Fellowship Church of Praise
S302 Martin Luther King Blvd. Port St. Joe r
Sunday School .................................................... 10 a.m .
M morning Service ....... ........................................ 11 a.m .
Tuesday Bible Study ............................................. 7 p.m.7
Thursday Praise & W orship ..................................... 7 p.m.
S BECAUSE WE CAN DO YOU GOOD"'
ROSA L. GARLAND, pastor
t', itfc 12/1


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 9a.m. CDT
Worship Service, 10a.m.CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7p.m. CDT


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


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)0 A.M.
/ _,/ Evening Service..........................6:00 P.M.
s -' Wednesday Prayer Meeting........7:00 P.M.
Bill Taylor, Pastor Roger Louks, Assistant Pastor
Home of FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IFCA


Th\\e77lt friendly y' place to worship!
First Baptist Church
lMexico Beach Jim Davis, Pastor
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Worship Sundays at 10:00 a m. & 6 30 p.m.
Bible Study Sunday s at 9.00 a m. (all ages)
Wednesday Adult Prayer & Bible Study, TeamKids (grades 1-6) at 6-30 p.m.
Please note, all times central!
NURSERY PROVIDED FOR ALL SERVICES
Located at 823 N 15th St., Mexico Beach Corner of 15th & California 648-5776



*, first Baptist Church
|* 102 THIRD STREET RORT ST. JOE ..
S Dennis Pledger .; Buddy Coaswell
....i^ r "Interim Pastor 1 Minister of Music & Youth
Worship Service .....................8:30 am
I I | Sunday School ... .... :..... .... 9:45 am
Worship Service ....... .. .......... 11:00 am
Disciple Training ........ ... .. ... 6.00 pm
Evening Worship .. ..... ... .;.. .. .7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ........... 7:00 pm
STHE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" j



-k 'T FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH
S.... 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756

SSUNDAY WORSHIP ....... ..............10 a.m.
Si ,U / : ; ADULT SCHOOL,...........................11 a.m.
*SUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children Nursery Available
Pastor, Rev. Dr. Lewis W. Bullard



Catch the sPioi rtS oe: Tt St e
STHE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
FIRST UNITED MVIETHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School .........9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship ....14:00 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.


This Week at Grace
WEEK 3 iN A 5 WEEK CHR ISTMAS SERIES -


ARE You IMPACTINGTHE

WORLD WITH JOY?"
LUKE 1:57-66


Baptist Church
Visit Us!
Upstairs First Union Bank Building
Sunday Worship 10 A.M and 5 P.M.
Bruce Duty, Pastor
Study: 227-2583
Church: 227-1180
http://www.homtown.com/grace


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PAGE 6B THE STAR, PORT ST J 7


IN ITHE CIRCUrr COURT,
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT. IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 97-240 CA
DIVISION: .
FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK.-etc..
Plaintiff.
DEZ FIGUEIRA, et. al. '
Defendants.-
AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant
to the'Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered In the
above-captioned action. I Will sell the property sit-
uated In Gulf County, Florida:. ,
Lots 14, 16, 18 and 20, Block 20,
Beacon Hill Subdivision, according to
the official plat thereof recorded In
Plat Book 1, Page 2, Public Records of
Gulf County, Florida
at public sale. to the highest bidder, for cash, at the
front door of the Gulf County Courthouse In Port
St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 am, EST. on Tuesday.
December 16. 199Z.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court
on November 25. 1997
BENNY C. LISTER
Clerk of the Ctrcult Court
By /s/ Tonya Knox
Deputy Clerk
2tc. December 4 and 11. 1997.'

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
: Probate Division
SFileNumber: 97-62-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF


This column is provided as a service of the Gult County Guidance Clinic. Inc. a professional counseling
and menial healln center. It is not intended to replace ps) cnologcal counseling or treatment se vices.


Dear Counselor:
I have a problem with my
son's hyglehe. My husband has
to literally hold him under the
shower to get him to take a bath
(this is with him struggling and
kicking). He has very oily hair.
which needs to be washed daily
and has reached the age (10)
where he really smells if he does-
ri't use deodorant. I am tired of
all the. fights over this-what can
I do? '
Signed, Holding My
.Nose in Eastpoint
Dear Holding:
It sounds like your spouse
and yourself have gotten into a
power struggle with your son.
The problem with power strug-
gles is that no one wins.. You
might. force him to comply with
your rules, but the cost is a lo of
extra harassment. -
. 'My suggestion is this-Allow
your son to experience the natur-
al and logical consequences of
his behavior. Simply put give up
trying to make him clean himself
and let him take responsibility
for it.
Initially,.you may have a very
dirty child, but try not to react.
Instead, if he smells unpleasant,
explain to him that you love him,
but do not wish to be around him
in that state. Ask him to leave the
room, or go elsewhere yourself.
If he is planning on going on


an outing with you, it is entirely
reasonable to refuse to let him go
if he is offensive in appearance.
His peers will also let him
know loud and clear if he is
offending them. The lesson he
will learn-the hard way-is that
it is in his best interest to prac-
tice good hygiene.
Finally, before you make any
change, call a family. "meeting"
and let him know that a new
change is going: into effect. If he
objects to you giving up responsi-
bility, tell him in a friendly fash-
ion that you have taught him to
care for himself, and he is old
enough to do so by himself.
Gulf County Guidance Clinic
offers a wide range of counseling
services to deal with problem
behavior within the family.
Please .call.227- 1145 f. we can be
of further assistance.
Sincerely,
Laura Rogers. M. S.
Counselor

Note: Please address your ques-
tions and comments to:
Dear Counselor. 311 Williams
Avenue. Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
Names and addresses are option-
al and will remain confidential.
Letters may be edited for length.
Urgent inquiries and requests
for professional counseling
should be directed by phone to
227-1145.


Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Costin
Post Office Box 98
Port St Joe, FL 32457
STelephone: (850) 227-1159
'Florida Bar No. 699070
Personal Representative
-AshleyM. Cost in
Post Office Box 874. ,
Port St. Joe, FL 32457 : '
2tc. December 4 and 11. 1997.


NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD


Deceased.

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of CECIL
GUERRY COSTIN. SR.. deceased. File Number 97-
62-CP, is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf
County. Florida, Probate Division. the address of
which Is Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Fifth
Street. Port St Joe. Florida 32456 The names and
addresses of the personal tepresentaUte and the
personal representaue's attorney are set forth
below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT: :
All persons on whom this nouce Is served
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will. the qualifications of the personal repre-
sentauve. venue, or Jurisdlcuon of this court are
required to tile their objecuor.s with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (31 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (301 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OP A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM-
All creditors of the decedent and other per-,
son. having claims or demands against decedent's
estate orn whom a cop, of this notice la served with.
in three 131 months after the date of the first publi-
cauon of this noUce must file their claims with this
Court ITrHIN THE LATER OF THREE 13) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (301 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM
All other creditors of the decedent and per.
sons having clalmJ or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with thIs Court
WITHIN THREE 131 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 first publication of this Nouce Is


SGulf Awarded "Catch the Blues"


SEmprnnru FindrI With Soft-Shell Crabs


.fJA0LVA lbeVAAVJ e VLAL



.,for Food, Shelter


Purpose and Effect: The Gulf County School.
Board proposes to amend arnd adopt policies as 3
provided for in the Adamlnldsutae Proedures Act.
for the purpose o01 bring said policies into corn.
pliance with Flonda Statutes and State Board of
Education Rules
Summary: The following is a brief descnpuo-n of,
each proposal change
Gulf District Schools Pupil Progressilon PI r.
Change all references to -(22 credits" to "will
be the same as required for all students -
|Pages 29. 30. 31. and 321
Add the following statementt at end o n6 onr,
page 43 "Seniors transferring into the adult
program from a Florida high school must
meet the same credit requirements as his or
her graduating class '
Economic Impact: These proposals will result In
no direct costs associated with implementation
IF REQUESTED. A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT:
Time 6:00 P.M.. E.T.
Date Tuesday. January 13. 1998
Place Board Room
Gull County School Board Office
150 Middle School Road
Port St Joe. FL 32456
The entire text of the proposed rules can be
Inspected during regular offitlce hours at the Gull
County School Board Office. 150 Middle Scho..cl
Road. Port St. Joe. FL
Special lal le authonty under ahich the dopu.:.n is
authorized and the la being Implemented and
'interpreted are made specific
The addibon and changes are proposed by Sara
Joe Woolen. Director of Instrucuonal Services and
approved for considerauon b% Jerry E Kelle,.
Superintendent
Amendments to
Page 29
Page 30
Page 31
Page 32
Page 43
2tc. December 11 and 18. 1997
CITY OF PORT ST. JOE MARINA
PROJECT 401914
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
OWNER Carity of Port St Joe
P 0 Box 278
Port St. Joe. FL 32457
Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the'
PORT ST. JOE CITY MARINA will be received b%
the City of Prt St. Joe at the Por St Joe City Hail.
305 Fifth Street. Port St Joe. Florida 32456. until
5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on February 3.
1998. and then opened and read aloud on
February 3, 1998. at 6:00 p.m. Eastern
Standard Time at the City Commission Meeung 'j$
Elements Include dredging. jetty construcuon.'
fixed dock construction. fuel facilities. ship
store/restroom faclllties. head pump out station.'
dry storage barn. and parking Improvements The
Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at
the following locations
SF. W. Dodge. 1311 Executive Center Drive
Suite 10. Tallahassee. FL 32301-1331.18501677.
6987
* F. W. Dodge, 201 South F" Street. Pensacola.
FL 32501 18501433-3597
* F. W. Dodge. 754 Downitowner Loop West.
Mobile. AL 36609. (334) 344-9346
* Construction Market Data. 2050 Art
Museum Drive. Suite 106. Jacksonville. FL 32207.
19041 396-4048.: ', ., ,
Completon date ior,.ehis project Albe.2 I Q days
from the.dale of the No.ice to Proqeti, p=ltf.il t'o
the successful bidder
Liquidated damages for failure to complete the pro-
ject on the specified date will be set at S500 00 per
day.
Please Indicate on the envelope that this is a sealed
bid. the bid number and what the bid Is lor The
bid must conform to Section 287 133131 Flonda
Statutes, on public enut%' crimes
Plans and specifications can be obtained at Preble-
Rish. Inc. 402 Reid Avenue. Ponrt St Joe. Flonds
32456 (850) 227-7200 Cost for Plans and
Specifications will be 8250.00 per set and Is non-
refundable Checks should be made payable to
PREBLE-RISH. INC
This project Is funded In pan by grant assistance
from the U S. Department of Commerce/Economic
Development Adminstratiuon IEDAI EDA will con
tribute 75% in grant monies for the total project
(Including construcuon costsl or. S675 00000
toward a budget amount o f 962.350 00 The EDA
project number is 04-19-69069
lic. December II. 1997.


('F-('TL MIERRY COS'TTN- ';R-- Dat6mber 4. 1997.


tives after the use of cer
was banned in Florida
1995. The program is
under the Governor's In
: Investment Progranm.


Lain nets
waters in
funded
nova ton


Florida seafood lovers will
find it easier to "Catch the Blues"
in coming months as a campaign
to boost production and con-
sumption of Florida soft-shell
blue crabs gets under way. :
The Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer
Services, in conjunction with the
Florida Sea Grant Program, has
provided training on soft-shell
blue crab production for fisher-
men affected by the Constitu-,
tional Amendment limiting the
use of certain fishing nets.
In addition, the department's
Bureau of Seafood and Aquacul-
ture has developed a soft-shell
blue crab recipe brochure and
other colorful promotional materi-
als featuring a "Catch the Blues"
theme.
'"This program offers fisher-
men a new opportunity to main-
tain their traditional livelihood.
while; expanding the market for a
Florida seafood delicacy.," Florida
Agriculture Commissioner Bob
Crawford said.
More than 250 fishermen
attended training sessions on soft
shell blue crab production, held
at nine sites around the state in
July. This is a new fishery for
most fishermen seeking alterna-


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A quiet restricted subdivision with 25 oversized lots with county

water, that are centrally located to the Beaches and Port St. Joe.

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LOT SIZE Each lot is 100' wide x 300' deep,= .69 acres per lot Compare this size to the toaver
S iterir beach lot hat is 75'x150

RESTRICTIONS Late model mobile homes are OK: Lots will have reasonable protective covenants to enhance
the quality of the neighborhood, .i.e.-mobile homes must be skirted, age and size limit to


PRICE & TERMS -


mobile homes, and no junk cars, etc.
For a limited time, until March 31, 1998, any lot can be purchased for $9,900.00. After
,March 31st prices will be $12,900.00. Compare this price to the beaches' price of around
$15,000.00 fora much smaller lot. The developer will finance any lot for 20% down, 12%
interest, for 5 to-7 years.


CALL JAY RISH, Broker, Partner for a showing at your convenience.


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


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PUBLIC NOTICES,.

PUBLIC' NOlt.TICES


Soft-shell blue crabs are pio-
duced by catching blue crabs and
holding theil in special water-
filled trays until they mInolt. shed-
cling their old shell. The newly
emerged crab is then cleaned and
packed for, shipment. Production
of soft-shell blue crabs now ayer-
ages about ,108,000 potids per
year, with a value of $300.000. !
The department also ha&
available a. free, full-color
brochure containing soft-shell
blue Cral, recipes,. along with stor-
age and nutritional irilbfoimlaon.
Soft-shell blue crabs are low in
fat, contain no saturated fat. and
are high in calcium and iron.
SSeafood retailers and restau-
rateurs inay obtain soft crab mar-
keting and point-of-purchlase
materials by calling ,850) 4SS-
016,3. f.txing (850) 9-22-3i671. or
wilting: Flold.ci Departirment of
Agriculture and Consumer
Services. Bureau of Seafood and
Aquaculture, 2051 East Dirac
DrI e. Tallahlassee. FL 32310-
3760.


Gulf County has been chosen
to receive funds to supplement
emergency food and shelter pro-
grams In the area.
The selection was made by a
national board that is chaired by,
the Federal Emergency Manage-
ment Agency (FEMA) and consists
of representatives from the
Salvation Army, American Red
Cross. Council of Jewish
Federations. Catholic Charities.
USA, National Council of
Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.
and United Way of America which
ill provide the administrative
staff and function as fiscal agent.
The board was charged to dis-
tribute funds appropriated by
Congress to help expand the
capacity of food and shelter pro-
grams in high need areas around
the country.
A local board, made up of
members appointed by the Gulf
County Board of County
Commissioners. will determine
how the funds awarded to Gulf
County are to be distributed
among the emergency food and
shelter programs run by local ser-
vice organizations in the area.
The local board is responsible
for recommending agencies to
receive these funds and any addi-
tional funds available under this
phase of the program.
Under the terms of the grant
from the national board, local
governmental or private voluntary
organizations chosen to receive
funds must: 1) be non-profit, 2)
have an accounting system 3)
practice nondiscrimination, 4)
have demonstrated the capability
to deliver emergency food and/or
shelter programs, and 5) if they
are a private voluntary organiza-
tion, they must have a voluntary
board. Qualifying organizations
are urged to apply on or before
December 15th.
Gulf County has distributed
emergency food and shelter funds
previously with the Gulf County
Senior Citizens participating with
the Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners. The funds for
1997 totaled S5.834. and provid-
ed approximately 3,087 meals.
Further information on the
program tnaybe obtained by con-
tacting R. Larry Wells.
Administrator at 'Gulf County
Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street,
Port St. Joe. FL 32456 or call 850-
229-9112.

For All Your Office
Supply Needs .

The Star

Publishing Co.
(850) 227-1278


Can This Be Christmas?
What's all this hectic rush and worry?
il'herego these crowds uwho run and scurry?
Why all the lights-the. Chnstmas trees?
The jolly "'fat man," tell me, please!
'hy. don 't you know ? This is the day
For parties and for fun and play:
Why, this is Christmas!
So this is Christmas. do you say? .
But where is Christ this Christmas Day?
Has He been lost among the throng?
His voice drowned out by empty song ?
No, He 's not here-you'll find Him where \
Some humble soul now kneels in prayer.
iho knows the Christ of Christmas.
But see the many aimless thousands
Who gather on this Christmas Day.
Whose hearts have never yet been opened,
Or said to Him. "Come in to 'stay" '
In countless homes the candies burning.
In countless hearts expectant yearning
For gifts and presents, food and fun. L
And laughter till the day is done.
But not a tear or grief or sorrow
For Him so poor He had to borrow
A crib, a colt, a boat. a bed
ienre He could lay HL'J weary 'Head ''"
I'm tired of all this empty celebration,
Of feasting, drinking, recreation;
I'll go instead to Calvary.
And there I'll kneel with those who know
The meaning of that manger low. And find the CHRIST-this Christmas.
I leap by faith across the years: To that great day when He appears
The second time, to rule and reign.:To end all sorrow. death, and pain.
In endless bliss we then shall dwell With Him who saved our souls from
hell, And worship CHRIST-not Christmas!
-A-. R. De Haan. AI.D.. Founder. Radio Bible Class









THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 1997 PAGE 7B


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24' aluminum .shrimp boat. Call Wayne
Bridges at 229-9070 for:more informa-
tion. : 2tc 12/4
1994 Bass America, 40 hp Evinrude pt
& tilt, electric anchor, 2 ,fish finders,
trolling notor & batteries, trailer. 229-
8156. e -A 4 2tp 12/4,


Large travel trailer for rent, $300 per
month includes site w/water, elec.,
sewer & cable tv. 648-5229.2tc 12/11


2t bedroom trailer, $275 month plus
utilities, 315 Bonita 1Highland View.
647-3875. tfc 12/11


Wewahitchka, nice two bedroom, 2 bath'
14x70' furnished mobile home on nice
lot, utilities furnished, $400 month.
References required. Also NO pets. Call
648-5905 after 6 p.m. 2tc 12/11
.For Rent: 3 bedroom, 2 bath, pool,
garage, 124 Selma, St. Joe Beach, $750
month., First and last plus cleaning
deposit. 6647-3461 or 1-612-416-3711.
.. tfc 12/11
One bedroomnapartment. Call 229-2727
or 229-9000. tfc 12/4
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 pick-
up, wall to wall carpet & blinds, 1, 2 &
3 bedrooms. Equal Housing
Opportunity. Handicapped, wheelchair
accessible. Voice TIY access. 352-472-
3952. 2tc 12/4
Two bedroom furnished trailer in
Highland View, $225 month, $150
deposit. 227-1260. tfc 12/4
Mexico Beach: Beachside, .completely
furnished, long-term, references &
deposit required. 648-8005. tfc 12/4
Liberty Manor Apts., 102. Liberty
Manor Circle, Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and the hand-
icapped.
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
tfc 12/4
For Rent: quaint building, clean, small,
easy to decorate, ideal for small wed-
dings, receptions, dinners, great rates.
For Information call 227-1278, or 227-
1776. tfc 9/25


Safe "N Dry Storage
$25 month
302-B Reid Ave., PSI FL
850-229-9000


Storage

Units

229-6200


AUCTION Every Friday Night,
7 p.m. EST at Old Port Theatre Antique
Mall, PSJ. Christmas Shop 'til midnight!
Wade Clark Auctions,
850-229-9282.
10% Buyer's Premium.
AB1239, AU 1737 AU174.c 11/27




'94 Suzuki 250 Quadrunner 4-wheeler,
good condition, low miles, $3,000. 648-
8161. 2tc 12/4
1993 Buick Skylark, great condition,
$3,800. Call after 4 p.m., 639-2955.
2tc 12/4

GO CART 1996 one sweater, 5 hp
engine, live axle & roll bar, has not had
much use. $625.00. Call 648-4222 after
5. tfc 12/4
CARS & CREDIT
Need a car? Can't get a loan with the
bank? Maybe we can help. OAKLEY'S
CARS & TRUCKS is again offering.buy
here pay here financing on a limited
number of cars. Low down payments -
low monthly payments. For-details
come see us at our lot on Madison St. in
Oak Grove or call 227-1294. Itc 12/11
GO-KARTS! Barfield's Lawn &
Garden, 229-2727. 4tc 12/4
'91 L mina 7 passenger van, also light
blue. "limousine, excellent condition.
6484550. 4tc 11/20'
1997' Toyota Tercel, tinted windows,
am/fm cassette, sport fin, Imust sell;
227-2551 or227-1156. tfc 12/4
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LT, excel, cond.,
V8, power windows, power seats, c.d.
player, leather seats, running boards,
loaded!!, Low mileage. Call 639-5773, or.
639-2578. tfc 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 12/4


Big Yard Sale at Coach Floore's farm
Saturday, 5 miles past Overstreet
Bridge, on Hwy. '386 on left. Antiques,
furniture, piano, organ, registered dogs.
Garage Sale: .Saturday, the 13th,;9-5,
lots of good stuff. 2101: Monument Ave.
Garage Sale: Metal frame futon,
Christmas decorations & craft items,
dressed dolls, adult clothes & misc.
items, Saturday only, 8 a.m. 2 p.m.
723 Gulf Aire Dr.


Yard Sale: Saturday,' Nov. 13, Maternity
clothes, girls clothes, odds & ends, 8:00
until ? 2003 Cypress Ave.


Garage Sale Chrismtas decorations,
glassware, collectables, odds and ends,
etc. Faith Christian School, 801 20th
St., inside if raining., Itc 12/11


Storage Unit, Sale: Saturday, 8:00
a.m., Bayou Storage, 2880 Hwy.'C-30
(next to Todd Land Development),
washer, dryer, sofa, misc. furniture and
/household items, toys,books, bicycles
and much more. Itc 12/11
Big Yard Sale: Dec. 12, 13, and 14th.
Glassware, antiques, figurines, collec-
tables, pots, pans, lots of stuff. 104-B.
32nd St., Mexico Beach, nexi door to
Civic Center. ltp 12/11
Gigantic Yard Sale: Several families,
410 Reid Ave., Cox & Associates park-
ing lot, Dec. 13, 8 a.m. until. Itc 12/11
Yard Sale: Sat., Dec. 13. Loveseat, bed,
lots more. 1703 Garrison Ave. 7:30 a.m.
till 11:00. 229-8474. ltc 12/11

CARPORT SALE
1624 Palm Blvd.
Sat., Dec. 13th

8:00 a.m. until






Need cleaning lady. For more details call
227-7408. 2tc 12/11

Experienced nail tech .needed. For
very busy salon on St. George Island.
850-923-3500. tfc 12/11
Taking applications for weekend night
security/grounds keeper. Must be 21,
own transportation and phone. Apply in
person between 9 a.m. 3 p.m. Monday
Friday, El Governor Motel, Mexico
Beach. 3tc 12/11

Job Opportunity: The Gulf; County
School Board is receiving applications
for Teacher Aide (Temporary, K-3). The
job location is Highland Vie Elementary
School. Ajob description is available for
the school office. The position will be
available from January 5, to March 1,
1998 (approximate dates). Interested
persons must submit a written applica-
tion (available from the school).
Interested persons must submit a writ-
ten application (available from the
school) to Ms. Carolyn Rish, Principal,
Highland View Elementary School, 153
Red Fish, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 by
12:00 noon, E.T., December 15, 1997.
The Gulf County School Board is an
equal opportunity employer. Itc 12/11


BROKER WANTED: for new real estate
office opening soon on Cape San Blas.
Please send resume to: Broker, P. 0.
Box 308, Port St. Joe, FL 32457.
4tp 11/20
We're Growingl Due to an increase in
our census. Bay St. Joseph Care Center
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 apply at Bay
St. Joseph Care Center, 220 Ninth
Street, Port St. Joe, FL. tfc 12/4
Receptionist/Reservationist: property
management office, requires customer
interface, good telephone skills, com-
puter experience. Full time position
with benefits. For our new St. Joe Bay
office, Fantasy Properties, Inc. Call 648-
5146. tfc 12/4




LOST IN OAK GROVE. black and tan
Pekingese, answers to'Gizmo, very spe-
cialIll Please, call with any information,
227-2505. 2tp 12/11





Large two bedroom mobile home for
sale, renovation not completed, 46,000.
As is. 648-5229. 2tc 12/11


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 complete
details call Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach, Inc. 648-5777 or 1-800-874-
5073. tfc 12/4
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
1,200 sq. ft. office space, located on
Hwy. C-30, $750 month, includes utili-
ties. Call 227-1774. tfc 12/4
Storage Units Now Avallablel Bayou
Storage serves Cape San Bias, Simmons
Bayou and the Port St. Joe area, 5x10,
20x10 and 10x20. Located next to Todd
Land Development in Simmons Bayou.
Call 229-8397 or 227-2191 (weekends).
tfc 12/4

One and two bedroom apartments. 2
blocks from beach. Beacon Hill, reason-
able. Call 912-246-1250. tfc 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.
*New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2 ba.,
inside laundry rm, ch&a, dishwasher
& stove, fully carpeted. No' pets.
FURNISHED *'- '' "
*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto. heat & air,
washer/dryer hook-up.
*One' bedroom apartment, washer
S/dryer 'hook-up.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.


COSTIN'S
Bookkeeping Service
.Tax R. qt rns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave..
Port St. Joe
(850) 229-8581



Cabinets, Custom Mantles,
Furniture, Trim.
Bob/Janna Rinehart
'227-3590 2
.. tfc 2/4

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647-3328
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Mowing. Trimming, Clean Outs, Mani-
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King Cobra driver graphirte reg. flex
$95; Titleist 3 wood reg. 'flex graphite
$85. Both 1997 models, 22979338.
2tp 12/11

Antique milk can, $25; steel weight set
(180 #'s) & bench $20; heavy punch-
ing bag $25; girls' bike (20") -,$10;
girls & boys skates (size 4-7), coffe
maker with clock $10. Christmas tree
stands $1 to $4. Call 229-8427. ltp

8'x8' 2 year old storage shed, $200 obo.
Call 639-3625. "ltc 12/11
27 ft. Skylark travel trailer, sleeps .10,
Itos of straoge, g6od condition, $3,700. /
229-1051. ltc 12/11
8'z10' area rug, country blue w/mauve
border, 229-8649. tc 12/11
55 gal. aquarium complete set up,
excellent filtration .system, with
beuaitufl large African chiclids, $350.
227-7205. .1 ltc 12/11




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




AKC basset hound, 4 months old, male,
$200. Call 648-8751. ':' 2tc 12/11
Female pup, 14. weeks, first shots, on
heart worrm medicine, yet checked, part
lab, hard luck pup, desperately needs a
good home. So beautiful, yet so unwant-
ed. Call.647-4047. tfc 12/4


Auto Rates Have
Been Rpducel!
dalfannomn Insurance,
227-1133'
tfo 10/2



Do-It-Yourself Pest
Control Products at
Barfield's Lawn & Garden
229-2727


STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC #0038936
Specializing in Remrofs *
Single-Ply & Repairs
-where Quality Is Higher MhanPrice"
229-8631
tfc 12/4,


SHouseholdRepairs "
Painting, Interior/Exterior Deck
Restoration Lawn Maintenance
FREE ESTIMATES
(850) 229-1051.
TFC 12/18











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




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


STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING

z CARPET CLEANING




Odor Control 24 Hr Water Damage
< Pet Stains Free Estimates Z
U" (850) 227-5098 or 229-9663


STEAM CLEANING


STEAM CLEANING


FOR RENT HELP WANTED MISCELLANEOUS
I I il D


JACK RUSSELL
TERRIER PUPPY.
PARENTS ON
PREMISES. 648-4514.





New Southern sytle 1844 sq. ft. 3 bed-
room,' 3 bath, 18x40 dr/lr, 30x10
porch, 2 car garage, 1 acre lot, 1000' to
Dead Lakes Landing, $95,000. Call
639-3087. 2tc 12/11
HOUSE FOR SALE: 1034 McClellan
Avenue, '2 bedroom, 1 bath,, kitchen,
dining room, den, central heat/air, large
lot (corner 13th & McClellan), appxoi-
mately 900 sq. ft. $42,500.. 227-1280
after 6:00 p.m. 2tc ,12/11
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. : tfic 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
3 BR masonry home with large in-
ground pool, $69,500. MUST SELLI
229-9282 Days, 229-2580, evenings.'
Stfc 12/4

3 bdrm., 1 ba. house w/fireplace, cen.
h&a on 1/2 acre lot at Howard Creek.
$35,000. 827-2128.' tfc 12/4
Lots on Dead' Lakes, West Arm Section.
Call 639-5920. tfc 12/4


TADES and SERVICES &U K 5~


S' ering Port St. Joe and Surrounding
iArea for 1:5 PIRlus Yea rs
Major Appliance, Air Condition, &
Electrical Repairs,
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
850-229-8416
RA0043378 ER 0007623


Residential Custom Wbod
Commercial Industrial
A 8 R Fence
femcig a#md Coocrete Workt
Albert Fielschmann FREE Estimates
.EIN #593115646 (850) 647-4047


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


SAvailable at
Availa letic

CHRISTMAS
GIFTS '97 StatE
Championship 229.
Clocks House,
229-6QS



JEFF'S
CUSTOM LAWN

.SERVICE

Jeff Wood 227-1559
Lawn Care, Edging,
Trimming, Mowing,
Odd Jobs, Insured
'f*' ""'7 '*c'*


Steve's Painting Service
:- PAINT, STAIN; & PRESSURE WASH
INTERIOR & EXTERIOR
STEVE AILES Call '647-8314
Experienced Insured Reasonable Free Estimates
4tc 12/4


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



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


LIC. #RF0051042 RG0051008 ER 0011618
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
Free REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
stijmateS INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
SStI". *MINOR ELECTRICAL
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 904/229-6821



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

Free Estimates, Call Anytime 64l8O8258
tfc 12/4

-THE CABINET


SSHOPPE
Custom Kitchen and Bath
Jeff Powell, Owner

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


NORDIC TRACK WALKFIT PRO tread-
imiill:with electronic monitor and work-
out manual, like new, $350. Call 229-
8741 Itp 12/11


Classified Advertising Pays!

Call 227-1278 to place yours!


Beautiful town home, Barrier Dunes,
completely redone. Can see ocean from
all 3 decks. Many extras, some furni-
ture stays. Call 227-3351; tfc 12/4
3 bedroom, 1 bath brick home on shad-
ed corner lot in Highland View. Cen.
h/a, fireplace, new carpet in living area,
utility room, storage and boat shed,
$42,500. 227-1604. tfc 12/4
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 12/4
Spacious 3 bdrm., 2. ba. manufactured
A nice 3 'bdrm., 2 ba. double wide
mobile home or 75'x150' lot in quiet
neighborhood on St. Joe Beach, asking
$55,000. Call 647-3292. tfc 11/6

Two bdrm., 1 ba.. mobile home for sale
on 1 1/2 lot at Beacon Hill. Owner
financing. $35,000. $5,000 down. New
appliances, new air, cond. Call Billy
Carr, 227-2020o;r 227-6556. .
tfe 12/4

House for Sale: 'bdrm., 1 ba., vinyl sid-
ing, septic tank, 'all, utilities hooked up,
9235 Cockles Ave., 'Beacon Hill. 850-
592-507 11. ': 8tp 11/6

Perfectly kept 2 bdrm/den or third
bdrm 2 bath, home, by Gulf of Mexico.
Approx. 1750 sq. ft. Too many ameni-
ties to list. Call for details & appt. by
owner. 229-8674. t fc 12/4
For Sale by Owner: 2 corner lots .with
two bedroom,' 2 bath, mobile home, :3
1/2 yearsmold, 1988 Parker Ave.,
Highland View. Call after' 5 p.m., 227-
3492 or 227-1773. tfc 12/4
SAY YOU SAW IT IN THE STAR!


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Il O A a RPnnRT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. DEC. 11. 1997


Home for sale by owner: brick home, 1
1/2 lots, nice neighborhood. 4 bed-
rooms, 2.5 baths, family room, sun
room. Formal living & dining room.
Custom kitchen & breakfast nook, hot
tub, swimming pool, large deck, fenced
in back yard. 2700 sq. ft. heating &
cooling. Location 103 20th St., PSJ
(904) 229-8409. By appointment only.
tfc 12/4
Bay front home, executive 3 bedroom, 2
bath, fully furnished. immaculate. 227-
7506. tfc 12/4
1/2 acre lots, 5 miles n. of Overstreet
Bridge at Creekview Subd., with septic
tank & well. $2,500 down, $132.16 mo.
Call George, 229-6031. tfc 12/4
For sale by owner: two story new home,
2048 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1.2 bath, mas-
ter bdrm., 22'x16' with garden tub,
sunken den w/fireplace and home the-
atre system with surround sound. Front
and rear porch, 12x16 until. ,shed. By
appt. only. 101 Yaupon, 229-6411.
tfc 12/4


1/2 acre lots on
paved county road,
septic tanks, wells,
natural gas, ready to
move onto. 816,000.
Owner financing with
10% down.
Call Billy Carr,
227-2020, 647-3381.
tfc 11/6


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 Urdnited
Methodist Church. PSJ


STUMP GRINDING
Average Stump $10.00
1-800-628-8733
A-I Tree Service G Stump Grinding
SVichrery Enterprises, Inc.


LIVESTOCK
Horseshoeing
8 Trimming
647-3296


Steve Brant's Roofing
Licensed & Insured
Lic. #iRC0050321
Port St. 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
302-B Reid Ave.
Phone 229-2727
YOUR "DO-IT-YOURSELFER' HDQTRS.


Handicapped couple nees part time
help at home. If interested call '227-
1791. Itp 12/11
Want to Buy: Headboard for double
bed, good queen size mattress, elec.
service pole w/100 or 200 amp break-
er box. Call 648-5905 after 6 p.m.
2tc 12/11




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. dece-ed (r-a.e Nju 97.68 is p-ending in
the Circuit Cuu- for Gull, Cunn. Flind Probate
Dioi:,n. the addr.-ss or "hleh I Gulf County
Counhoi-uue. Pon Si Joe Fl.ndi 32456. The
nrea, aru-.. ddrei as-s oi the p.- -:,ral representa-
ue arid .he. p.:ra-n"il reprerenit'ir s attorney Is
.;eti Iu.-Lh below.
ALL iNTERESTED FERSOrS ARE' NOTIFIED
THAT: ,
All per ons on soh.u 'i ii;,- rnolU-Xt i: er.cd rni hjie
sjbjecu.n- thai ch..lltrne tihe qu:Jdiilu,,-' ol the
p~rona repre;-nia3ije alidirlt .I the% Will enue
ur tihe junsdi'L our, o iti- Cur or :lurI ,i an., in, err'
esi in r1ie e -ure are requifrd l :-. rile their ,;,bj-j.cuori-
aith i&-,i Coan wrTi-IN THC LATER OF THREE
MONTHS .-i`ER THE DATE OF FHE FIRST PUB
LICAT10ON OF -THI-S OTiCE OR NINErf DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF 8ER'.ICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM All creditor. Co' the dece
denl and other pr:ron_ hating dcllrr or de-rrand-
agliunit dece .lerir e i:e on v ah.,m a cop. 01 tl'ii
nouce I, served ailnm three rrionth; lfter the dite
of the furt pubbcauon ol this nu.uce mut file their
claim: "tLh this Court WITLHIli THE. LATER OF
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE Of THE
FIRST PuLiBLICAON OF THIS NOCnCE OR NINPcT
DAYS AFTER THE DATE Or SER'.1CE OF A COPY
oF THIs NonCE.ON THEM
All other creditors oi ithe decedeni and persons
hania claims or demainds aeiUrAil the decedentr's
e[lte mi;E fiU le their claim; rlh thiss couril \TH
IN THREE MON HS AFTER THE DAE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THiS NOTICE


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

DOOR WORKS. Doors., windows and
rotten wood replacement, weather
proofing. Free ?snlmates, licensed and
Insured. 2-1 hr. answering service.
754-7443. 4tc 11/27


AVOHI
Catherine L. Collier
ibizrpcrdi'Ti Sales Rcprezeniar V -
23 11 AIen MemorIal Way Port St. Joe
(850) 229-6460


MARATHON
MARTIAL |
ARTS -



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


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

$18.95 plus tax
COMPLETE MUFFLER
SERVICE
We Custom Bend Pipe for You.
Offering Complete
Outboard Motor Repair.
Owned & Operated by Danny Clayton
133 S. 2nd St. Wewa
639-4174 or 639-4175
tfo 10/2


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


' ,Office: 850-229-6018
.l FAX: 850-229-8976

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

Complete Septic Service!
Installation Pump-Out Repair


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


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.




4647-3699 !t'"AnIANCE "' A

e i t

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


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


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 days from the date of
this notice. That return may be inspected at the
principal office of the Cfildren's Home, which Is
Located at 702 North Highway 71, Wewahitchka.


Fantasy Properties, Inc.
1200 U.S. Hwy. 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410 ALTO
(850) 648-5146 or 1-800-458-7478
NEW LISTINGS:
121 Hwy. 386. Just a short walk to the beach! 2 levels, 3
bdrm., 3 ba., cedar home on stills. Ground level, has 1 bdrm.,
1 ba., and kitchenette (mother-in-law quarters) with gated
under home parking for 2 cars, and a large shop area. 2nd
level has 2 bdrm, 2 ba., with large kitchen, dining & living,
room area with beautiful corner stone wood burning fire-
place. Approx 1.,950'sq. fl of living space, lot size 100'x75'.
Full decks w/south deck screened in and tile flooring, cen.
h/a. plenty of storage and priced to sell!! $139,900. :I
7991 Hwy. 98 Windrush St. Joe Beach. BEACH-
FRONT HOME. 4 bdrmr. 3 ba single family dwelling
w/approx. 1,950 sf'living space is just 3 yrs old, master bath
room has jacuzzi & walk-in shower kitchen is all electric
Designried with living spaces lacing the Gulf this home has
sunning deck, outdoor h/c shower, dune walkover, 2 car
oaved parking under unit and outdoor brick grill.,
Handicapped accessible w/elevalor. Excellent rental unit
$415,000.


Several unfurnished and
term rentals available.


furnished long


COINS BY THE BAYI
I buy and sell old coins and paper
money. Billy Stephens, fair prices.
Home 229-8104. Bus. 229-6803.
t' tfe 1 1/6


FIRE ANT KILLER
Barfield's Lawn 8
Garden, 229-2727


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



RONEY

PHOTOGRAPHY
We Do On Location
Portraits!
We Come to You
Custom Black & White
Developing and Printing
(850) 229-9643
J. B. Roney, Photographer


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



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



DON'T

have your furniture halfway refinished by
backyardspecialist. fave it refurbished
or restored

GULF STRIPPERS
Refinishing *Restoration Antiques Upholstery
1100 N. 15th St. Mexico Beach 648-4657 o 1030


Florida, during regular business hours. The legal
address of this office Is P. 0. Box 870.
Wewahitchka. Florida 32465. and you may phone
at (850 ) 639-2337.
4tc. November 20, 27, December 4. 11, 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 STOiED.
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-
JECT TO CANCELLATION IN THE EVENT OF SET-
TLEMENT BETWEEN OWNER AND OBLIGATED
PARTY.
DATED THIS 21ST DAY OF NOVEMBER,
1997.
3tc. November 27, December 4 and 11, 1997.


GOLF


VILLAS r.:.


*.2 Bedroom, 2 Bath h K
*Single Car Garage Located on the 11th Fairway
*Walk-in Pantry 5t. Joseph Bay Country Clut
*Walk-in Master Closet
*Many Custom Contractor Lic #CGC 028016
Features available on new units
*Model available for showing ,
$99,500
Call: (850) 927-2800 or (850) 653-7087


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1 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, Realtor@ 850-648-5435

NEW LISTING, 315 WOODWARD AVE., PORT ST. JOE. Charming 3 bedroom, 1 bath
wood frame home nestled on a 55'x170' corner lot near downtown Port St. Joe. home
has covered screened in porch, living room with fireplace, juniper walls, dining room,
full kitchen, small den, covered carport in the front and back, ceiling fans, window A/C
units, gas heat., electric water heater. Also, has a nice concrete outbuilding that is per-
lect for a shop or extra storage. ZONED RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIALI! Priced at
$64,900.00. OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE 250 down, 9.5% interest, 15 years.
Hurry! This gem will not lasi longll!
NEW LISTING!!l 1306 MONUMENT AVE., PORT ST. JOE. beautiful 3 or 4 bedroom
2 bath executive brick home in one of Port St Joe's nicest areas.This home is in excel-
lent condilon as it was built jusi six
years ago. Home is a great room ,
design with a bonus room and a
large screened in back porch for leel-
ing those bay breezes. Amenities
include; brand new hardwood floors
and carpeting, central heat and air, --
oversized lot wiih alley access, extra large double garage, walk in closet in the master
suite, and a very tasteful design throughout the home. Too many extras to list. Call Jay
Rish for a snowing at your convenience. Price. $175,000.00.
NEW LISTING!!! 1610 PALM BLVD., PORT ST. JOE. Beautiful 3 bd., 2 1/2 ba. home
ort 2 lot sin a nice location r f e f jif q fr l ,tt family room with fire-
place, bonus den/rec rUif"lChnaflMn D eB s'aTdc breakfast nook, parquet
floor foyer, ceiling fans throughout, dbl carport, large workshop, spacious backyard,
and much more. Too many extras to list!II Won't last longlI $114,900.00.
1100 SQ. FT. COMMERCiAL bW Iti IraVn aG id Ave. and Third St.
Many possibilities. $59UND1 R nj- ,
NEW LISTING!!! WHITE CITY, 284 SEALEY DR. Enjoy country living at its best on
this 3.43 acre site with a safe harbor that grants easy access to. the. Intracoastal
Waterway. Rambling ranch style house that has 5 bedrooms and 2 baths with 2300 sq.
ft. of living area. Amenities include: formal living area w/fp, den/tv room, dining room,
spacious kit. w/island bar & plenty of cabinet space; Ig. screened porch, and covered
carport. Home is covered by tile, carpet & vinyl flooring, has cen. h/a, & is on county
Water, yet as a private well on site. "
ALSO: Contiguous to ihe above mentioned property: 1.5 acres with a 15' deeded
access to the water and its own pond. Older mobile home, septic system, and power. -
PRICED AT ONLY $39.900.00, WITH OWNER FINANCING..
ALSO: 1.25 acre parcel that has over 150' of frontage on the safe harbor that has
access to the Intracoastal Waterway Nice partially wooded parcel. PRICED AT ONLY
$20,000.00, with owner financing. Call Jay Rish today for a showing at your conve-
niencellll
n e L NEW LISTING! 209 ALLEN MEMO-
RIAL WAY, PORT ST. JOE. 3 bed-
room, 2 bath contemporary home in
a nice quiet neighborhood. Great
room design with a gas fireplace and
a large home office.. Priced right at
$99,900.100. Call Jay Risih.'


BAYOU FRONT BEAU--
TY, 1612 Monument
Ave. More than 2550 sq.
ft. living space, needs
some work. 4 bdrm., 21/2
ba., 2 car garage, large
lot With fantastic 'view of the water.
Rainbird auto. sprinkler system, inter-
com, built in vacuum cleaner system,
cen h& a, family rm., foyer, kitchen
includes large pantry, U-shaped work
area and a generous Breakfast area,
dining room, living room, laundry-sewing
room,- porch, dbl. garage, Too many extras to list! $119,900. Call Jay Rish.

LAST BAYFRONT LOT 75'x230+, left at the head of the bay. $49,500.00. Other 7
lots were sold in less than six months. Jay Rish, Broker Partner.
LARGE BAY LOT at Simmons Bay6u. JZJ t iQ .5 acres, $59,900. Jay Rish,
Broker, Partner. UNDER


SEVERAL WARD RIDGE LOTS
available. Size 75'x120' to 150`2. Owne
financing, $19,900. Hurry, they are
going fast-

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@funo.com
LET US HEAR FROM YOU TODAY!


RATES:
Une ads: $3.50 for first 20 words, 5 for
S each additional word. $2.00 for each
consecutive week with no changes.
Call 227-1278 to place yours.
: DEADLINE:
: Tuesday at II:00 a.m.
"'t" ~~~~~' "." ". '":": ": ": ": : ": .. .


JOHN M. DELORME, Realtor ELLEN F. ALLEMORE, Realtor
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