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XTIETH YEAR, NUMBER 45 PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456
St. Joe Bay Comm.
Story ontPage 1B
Financial Aid Workshop
Details on Page 8A
PSJ AAA 2-0 In District
Team Photo, Story on Page 10A
Dixie Boys State Tourney
Schedule on Page 9A
Turtle Hatching Near
See Page 1B
Area PD Reports Page 3A
School Board Hires Two
See Report on Page 3A
Local League to Host
Details on Page 10OA
Fifth Street Will Officially Be
Renamed in Ceremonies Monday
Port St. Joe ,will officially
change the name of Fifth Street to
Cecil G. Costin Boulevard during
ceremonies at 10:00 Monday
morning, July 20th.
Family members, Port St. Joe
city commissioners, local digni-
taries and friends will gather on
city property adjacent to City Hall
at the intersection of Reid Avenue
and the newly named street to
unveil new signage.
As anyone who has passed by,
Fifth Street recently has surely
noticed, the city is in the midst of
a major beautification project in
the median along the roadway.
Three sections of median will
be completed within the next few
days in preparation for Monday's
The project is being done in
conjunction with FDOT. Mayor
Johnny Linton, City Clerk Pauline1
Pendarvis, and Frenchie Ramsey
headed a committee that met with
DOT landscapers to iron out the
planting scheme and basic layout
of the median.
DOT then furnished the city
with detailed plans for the land-&
City work crews and inmate
labor details prepared the median
for planting, while the actual
planting and sodding was bid out.
Any citizen who would like to
share in the beautification '
efforts of the city is welcome to
make donations through City
Clerk Pauline Pendarvis at City
Hall (229-8261). A contribution
of $125 may be directed to the
purchase of one of the many
palm trees that line the medi-
an. Tree donors will be recog-
nized publicly for their support.
Palm trees, low maintenance
shrubbery, and centipede grass
will encompass the planting
scheme which will reflect ,a
coastal Florida city theme.
The median from the intersec-
tion of Highway 98 to Woodward
Avenue will be completed during
the first phase. Future plans call
for completing the project all the
way to the median end in front of
the Gulf County Courthouse.
The first phase of the project
is expected to cost slightly less
Free Phone Calls Throughout County
If County Commission Gets Its Way With Florida's Public Service Commission
If Gulf County comnussioners
have their say on the matter, the
25c surcharge on phone calls to
and from the north and south
ends of Gulf County might soon
Commissioner Tommy Knox
requested the board petition
Florida's Public Service Commis-
sion, requesting the cross county
charge be toll free.
He had no problem getting
the unanimous support of the
board on the issue.
-About four ywars ago, com-
a missioners were successful in a
similar request to the PSC asking
for long distance rates to be
reduced or eliminated for calls to
much of Bay County and cross
At that time. it was a long dis-
tance call to or from the north and
south ends of Gulf County. The
PSC reduced the fee to a 25 sur-
Commission chairman War-
ren Yeager instructed Chief
Administrator Don Butler to fol-
low through on a request to the
PSC to have the surcharge elimi-
nated on inter-county calls.
Applying For)0% State Loan
During a special board meet-
ing held last Thursday, county
commissioners decided to. apply
for a 0% interest state loan
designed to help' counties who
have been impacted by ongoing
Shackleford to Run for
Amy Shackleford has an-
nounced her intentions to seek
the office of County Commission-
er District 4.
Ms. Shacklefod is the mother
of one daughter, Angel, and is a
well known community activist
and civil rights leader who says
she advocates equal justice and
fair treatment for all. Employed in
the social services field, and
maintaining a professional deco-
rum for the civil rights activism as
(See SHACKLEFORD on Page 3)
ad valorem tax litigation losses.
County commissioners have
8448,000 in lost ad valorem tax
revenues because of an ongoing
personal property tax litigation
suit between Florida Coast Paper
Company and Gulf County.
The state loan is designed to
help counties whose budget has
been impacted 6%' or more by
such pending litigation, until
such suit s are settled. At that
time, the county will have to
repay the 0% interest loan"."
Corps Installing River Gauges
911 Coordinator Marshall
Nelson told county officials that
efforts by Gulf County to get high
water river gauges along the
countL's waterways have appar-
ently been successful.
He said the Corps of
Engineers had informed him of
plans to install three high water
gauges along the riverway at
Howard Creek. Land's Landing,
and Douglas Landing.
In addition to the high water
gauges, a Telemark river reading
instrument will also be installed
at the bridge on Lake Grove Road.
providing electronic river reading
The' need for accurate river.
readings and detecting fluctua-
tions has been expressed by both
Emergency Management Director
Larry Wells and Nelson during
recent and past flood events along
Commission chairman War-
ren Yeager reminded the board of
a need to have a tax incentive ref-
erendum placed on the county
ballot this year.
The tax incentive package
would be -intended to be used by
commissioners and the county's
Economic Development Commit-
tee as a tool to help lure prospec-
tive industry and businesses to
locate in Gulf County.
Yeager called for a workshop
to be scheduled with the EDC
incentives committee to plan and
discuss the county's options
before bringing a proposed refer-
endum to a vote by the commis-
Tax cuts have long been used
as a method to help communities
entice job ,market growth, but
before such an incentive can be
considered, they would have to be
approved by county voters via ref-
The board 'agreed with
$283,000 Hazard Mitigation
Director Larry Wells got board
approval to go ahead with the
application for $283,000 in haz-
ard mitigation grant funds during
The funds will be earmarked
for property buy-out in the flood
prone Stump Hole area and to
provide' storm shutters on critical
buildings in the county.
The courthouse complex
would be the lirst priority on the
storm shutter list. But, Wells
said, other critical facilities in the
cities of Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka, as well as the&
school system, would also be con-
sidered, stretching the grant
funds as far as they would go.
In Other Business
*The board decided to contin-
ue negotiation with the state and
FEMA to formulate affordable
solution to repairing the Saul's
*Agreed to advertise for a new
emergency generator for Gulf
County Emergency Management.
*Awarded Granger Asphalt
Paving the contract for Phase II of
Cape Palms Park at the low bid of
(See FREE CALLS on Page 3)
"Cecil G. Costin" Boulevard is taking shape for Monday's dedi-
Gulf/Franklin Center Final Touches
Classroom Areas and Office Complex
Being Readied for Fall Registration
r n'i With the flrst registration for classes at the Gulf/Franklin Center only
a month away, there's an air of excitement at the complex as the con-
tractor completes the finishing touches and college personnel begin the
task or setting up office and classroom areas.
Don Bazzell, coordinator of weekend and community programs, and
Leigh Duggar, new administrative specialist at the Gulf/Franklin Center,
were at the site Tuesday coordinating those set-up activities.
The annex was built as a special purpose training center with a focus
on corrections-related training.
Leigh Duggar said their goal is to expand on that and hopefully offer
enough core classes to allow students to achieve their basic AA degree at
^ '. "We'll'have to build to that," she said.
The college is off to a good start toward that goal, offering 28 classes
including a wide array of academic courses for the fall semester. A full list-
i i ng of those classes aloig with registration information and dates Is
x. advertised in'this issue of The Star.
Leigh said four of those classes are being offered as day classes at the
center--General Biological Science, English Composition I, American
Leigh Duggar, left, administrative specialist for Gulf/ National Government, and General Psychology. Those day classes will be
Franklin Center, and Don Bazzell, coordinator of GCCC weekend offered providing there are enough students registered to make it feasible.
and community programs look over new furnishings. (Continued on Page 3A)
These politicians were the first in line to officially qualify for the fall elections. Shown signing is
Charlotte Pierce, seeking reelection as a School Board member, flanked by Judge Robert Moore, left, and
Oscar Redd, right, up for reelection to the School Board. Cora Sue Robinson, Supervisor of Elections,
and Linda Griffin, elections worker, assist the candidates.
12:00 noon Monday marked
the beginning" of the week-long
qualifying period for county races
up for re-election this year.
Two Gulf County commission
seats, three school 'board seats
and the Gulf County Judge posi-
tion will be open for qualifying
through 12:00, ET, on Friday.
Thus far, only the District 2
and 4 county commission incum-
bents, Billy Traylor and Nathan
Peters, Jr., have registered any
In the County Commission
District 4 race, Democratic
incumbent Nathan Peters, Jr. has
had one candidate, Amy
Shackleford (Dem.), qualify to vie
for his seat thus far.
District 2 incumbent Billy
Traylor (Rep.) has three oppo-
nents-Lynwood Rhames, Tommy
0. Montford and Dallas' Jones (all
Democrats) signed up to compete
(See EARLY BIRDS on Page 3)
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998
WE HAPPEN TO WHOLHrBRARTEDLY endorse the naming
of the Fifth Street boulevard approach to the city "Cecil G. Cos-
tin Boulevard" in honor of the late Cecil G. Costin, Sr., because
the man singlehandedly did so much in the building of the city
from nothing to the present-day thriving community it has be-
We think too little is said about our pioneer citizens and fore-
bears. Too little credit is given them. Anybody with a little imagi-
nation can cause things to happen or improve with the assets
we have in the city these days. But when our pioneers were liter-
ally wrestling the young city into being it took a dab of imagina-
tion, that's true; but it also took more than a dab of muscle, de-
termination, and willingness to risk everything one had.
Cecil G. Costin did that
THE MAN WAS BROUGHT here as a young boy, into a wild-
erness. He started work, even at the age of 13, to make some-
thing of his situation here. If it wasn't there; he built or made it.
His autobiography, printed in The 7 Star on the occasion of his
100th birthday last year, showed that he didn't sit still, waiting
on "fate". He made his own fate happen as he wished for It to.
Evidence that Costin didn't wait on someone else to do
things for him, was the fact that at age 98, he mounted a ladder,
himself, and climbed on the roof of the warehouse for his hard-
ware store, to repair a leaking roof.
This writer saw himl
The man didn't seek honors and didn't particularly care for*
them, we suspect. He just met every day, doing what he thought
he was obligated to do as a citizen. He did it because he felt he
was supposed to because he could.
IF YOU WERE TO ask Costin's permission to name the
street after him, likely he would answer, "By granny, I don't
know about that. It seems the name Fifth Street ought to be
The city commission is involved in setting up a new look for
Fifth Street... one that would be fitting to describe Cecil G. Co-
stin, and would give him a fitting namesake.
Mr. Costin was a short man and small of stature. but he was
tall, like the palm trees going into the refurbished median, when
it came to getting things done or improved upon.
Besides, he liked palm trees!
"Suck It Up" Time
BUDGET TIME IS HERE with us at this time and both the
city and the county are having to face the reality of the Florida
Coast objection to their tax levy and St. Joe Container has
moved from the city.
That amounts to approximately a shortfall of $425,000 a
year to both taxing entities. If the same level of funding a budget
is to be maintained, they're going to have to find other sources of
revenue to get it from. This will surely test the metal of both
boards, as it has already tested the school board. The only thing
Is, the oity, and county. commissions.don't have .a state, source, of
funds they can borrow from to make up for lost funds such as
tlhe school board was balled out(of the red with.
THE CITY HAS TAKEN tentative steps toward reduction and
the county is considering its financial situation, since it began
budget-drafting workshops on Monday of this week.
The city started by telling Police Chief Jay Leffert to reduce
his budget by $190,000, as an example of the severity of the
cuts which are going to have to be made. So, Mr. Citizen, pre-
pare to do without some city services during the coming year; or
better yet, prepare for having to perform some of what city work-
ers have been doing for you, yourself!
Things such as, taking care of the baseball and park com-
plexes, picking up your own trash from off the street, not putting
trash on the streets in the first place, don't call on the city to do
for you what you can do for yourself.
WE HAVE ALL BECOME accustomed to depending on the
city to take care of our wants and desires, but with nearly a
$425,000 budget income reduction it's not going to be a matter
of 'want to'; it's going to be a case of 'have to'!
There's only a finite amount of money to draw from for bud-
geting purposes, in order to pay for services. When that is allo-
cated-and it must be allocated for necessary purposes, first-
the budgeting process must, of necessity, come to an end.
BH un1er Do Wt1'- K^ig~
.We Were All Little Pardners
Under Western Stars, riding.
the range, ,Saturday afternoon
matinee, Levi's, water rights,
exchanging, lead, whistling for
Trigger and white hats. Republic,
Pictures, shooting' the gun out of
their hands, tenderfoot, Billy' the
Kid. Returns, sage brush, .flying
manes and Leonard Stye.
Wild" Horse Rodeo, golden
palomino, night raids, crooked
bankers, flesh wounds, knotted
bandanas, "on the dodge", thun-
dering hoofs and "be out of .town
by sundown". \ictorvllle. gypsum
weed. In Old Caltente, silver stud-
ded saddle bags. get along little
dogie. Western Union. golden sun-
sets and the man from Duck Run.
Rough Riders' Round Up,
chuck wagon, wagon wheel, wagon
trail, loaded wagon, wagon train,
runaway wagon and wood paneled
station wagon. LOst the ranch in a
poker game, tip your hats to the
ladies, bunk house, dude ranch,
fan club, The Arizona Kid, "pull
back on the 'reins", two guns for
more action and a fast food fran-
chise. Cool Waterl
Red River Valley, low-budget
Westerns, chaps, Dick Weston;
Winchester repeating rifles. remu-
da, Hollywood and pack-mules.
Buttermilk, leather skirts, calico
dress. "Howdy", box-lunch socials,
In Old Cheyenne, flash floods,
buck-boards and bushwhackers.'
Heart of the Golden West.
SGeorge "Gabby" Hayes, side-kick,
"gol-darn' it", comic relief, some-
one to watch the back door and
"why Roy. she's pretty as a. pic-
.:ture". "Beneath the falls" The
shifty eyed saloon keeper, Bad
Man of Deadwood, "he was shot in
the back", outlaws, wild as a West
Texas tornado, rotten to the core.
sidewinder, justicefwrill catch up
with them ..... arid it did.
Saga of Death Valley, cowboy
boots and silver spurs, lariat, hard
ridin', fast shooting wild and wooly
.. ... and I loved every minute of
it! Sagebrush, prairie dogs, west-
ern star,' The Carson City Kid,
standing up for the little guy and:
never ever getting' paid for it!
Sunset'on the Desert, campfire,
baked beans and beer stew. sour-
dough biscuits, bed rolls and cof-
fee that would float a horseshoe.
Bob Nolan, .Hugh and Karl Farr,
Tim Spencer, Ken Curtis, Rhythm
of the Range, the voice of the
pltins .. The Sons of thd
King of the Cowboys, bigger
' than life, transcending genera-
tions, head and shoulders above
the rest, humble, friendly, polite,
one of a kind. ... .. special. Back
lot, "B"' movie, television series,
Out California Way, sound stage,
roll tape and ACTION! But it was
real for me and Leon and 'David
Hands Across the Border, Rio
Grande, hacienda, sarape, water-
ing hole, mesquite and adios,.
Yodeling, stage, coach, ,checked
shirts, Lights of Old Sante 'Fe,
winding trails, running dismounts,
cattle rustlers and our guns don't
run out of bullets, mister!
The Man From Oklahoma, you
could tell the good guys' from the
bad, 'hoosegow, tinhorn, saddle
pals and sarsaparilla. How did the
saloon 'keeper in the black suit and
thin moustache always end up
with the mortgage to the ranch?
Roy Barcroft, Colt 45, peacemaker,
pearl handles, Sunset in El Dorado
and slapping leather.
Don't Fence Me In, saddle tip,
"they're headin' for the hills", box
canyon. open range, barbed wire
and "let me ride in the wide open
spaces that I love ." Cut 'em off
at the pass! Cow puncher, Smith
and Wesson, war paint, forked'
tongue, smoke signals, Alongr the
Navajo.' Trail,. trading pdst ean d"
fighting' for.the underdog.
My Pal Trigge, leading the
posse, sure foote:, dependable,
silver covered bridle, always sad-
dled and ready, compare .... .
and how about a sugar treat! They
almost got both horse and rider In
Old Amarillo. Cow-town ho-down,
barn dance, trail ride, Under
Nevada Skies, Martin guitars and,
hey, we've got a five minute break
from chasing outlaws-how about
a song?. /
Bells of San Angelo, the ranch-
er's daughter, the sheriffs daugh-
teri, the farmer's daughter, the
sheepherder's daughter, the inde-
pendent newspaper woman, the
niece from back east, Dale Evans.
Uncle Tom Murray s Hollywood
Hillbillies, golden age of' radio,
Smiley Burnette, Foy Willing and
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)
The Long, Lean, Muscular, Rigid Finger ofRe
ONE OF THE problems with
growing elderly is that one be-
comes a "high maintenance'item",
requiring numerous trips to the
doctor, or potential trips.
S This has happened to me.' I
went to the doctor the other day_
for some simple ailment and he
took the visit seriously. This
started a regular parade to deter-.
mine what he thought could be a
He found a little abnormality
with one of my kidneys and you
know what, this means-
numerous trips to the specialist
to determine just what that prob-
lem is. It has all been sort of com-
ical, but time-consuming, too.
Now, the doctor had me.curi-
ous as to what the abnormality
actually was. So, it was off to-
Panama City to see the urologist.
That's a trip over there to in-
troduce myself and answer 1,000
questions, then another to do a
cursory examination, then an-
other for a more serious exam,
and still another to get down to
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. .. by Wesley Ramsey
the nitty-gritty of examinations.
I WAS ASSIGNED to urolo-
gist Dr. Healey.
That was a trip. Dr. Healey is
about the size and appearance of
Garrison Keillor of Prairie Home
Companion. Dr. Healey's office set
me on guard the first time I went
inside. The air conditioner was
keeping the place more like a
freezer locker than a doctor's of-
fice. He had a waiting line of
about an hour to an hour and a
It was a good thing that'f'm
on Medicare,, because I didn't'
think I could afford this guy. His
magazines were even, up-to-date
He had a'large; TV playing, -
over in a comer, and it was an-
nouncing that Roy Rogers had
I had time to remember all
the Saturday afternoons I had sat
in the Port Theatre and watched
the King of the Cowboys, before I
was called in to see the doctor.
When I was called, I sort of
wished I hadn't been
DR. HEALEY HAS the long-
est, largest, most muscular finger
SI have ever seen or felt. He used
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this 'long, large. musculari finger
as a major instrument in his ex-
aminaUon. You could say it was
his main instrument one to
be shied away from.
That long, large, muscular
finger was used to make me leap
five feet in the air: something I
managed to accomplish from a
The good doctor Journeyed up
a tributary of the alimentary ca-
nal, circled the "boat" and at-
tempted to dock; or so It seemed.
Well, that wasn't all., ,
He sort of reconnoitered
around and around, finally arriv-
ing at some conclusion doctors
arrive at in their infrequent trips
of this sort ofJourney.
"Well," he said, "That didn't
feel Just right"
'You' don't say," I replied, "I
could have told you that. Actual-
ly, it still doesn't 'feel just right'
and I don't look for it to feel right
again for some time to comel:
I DON'T KNOW what those
urologists charge, but it would
have to be pretty hefty for me to
desecrate my finger like that ...
even a long, large, muscular fin-
ger, given to taking a twirl or two
at its destination.
'You better come back again
for some further testing," the,
good doctor said.
'I went back to see him the
.His nurse put me in a room
with a garden hose attached to a
typewriter keyboard. On the floor
were two sets of foot pedals.
I got' to wait in that room,
freezing from the air conditioning,
studying this impressive machine
and dwelling on the damage it
could cause if he was 'going to
use it for what I thought he was
going to use it for.
I cooled my heels, with my
imagination considering all sorts
of dire things. This wait, in the
small examining room with the
impressive looking machine, last-
ed for another hour and, 15 minr
WELL, MY IMAGINATION
didn't do justice to what sort of
"fun" I was in for.'
The nurse came in, tossed a
paper napkin at me and isaid,
"Remove your pants and under-
wear and cover up with this nap-
kin. Then lie on the table in, the
comer." Then she departed and I
got to wait some more.
The doctor eventually 'came
back in' and I sort of wish he'
That garden hose went sail-
ing on the stream as the afore-
mentioned finger a couple of days
before, snipping samples and
snapping pictures all the way.
This, went on for what seemed
like two or three days, when sud-.
denly it was over.
The only thing I got out of it
was the assurance I didn't have
cancer and I guess that was pret-
ty good assurance to come out of
such an ordeal
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998 PAG1
Law' 3: f11 me ti Ac[ iv it[ies
During a Wednesday morning
meeting, the school board acted
upon a tabled item regarding
Superintendent Jerry Kelley's rec-,
ommendation for two assistant
principal positions, one at,
Wewahitchka High School and
one at Port St. Joe High School.
Tim Wilder, formerly a gradu-
ate of Port St. Joe High School.
was granted the position of assis-
tant principal at his alma mater.
The vote was 3-2 in favor of the
recommendation, with Norton
and Pridgeon opposing due to
concerns over Wilder's lack of
Dr. William Truby of Lynn
Haven was granted the assistant
principal position at Wewahitchka
High School. Voting was in favor
of this decision 4-1 with Pridgeon
(from Page 1)
branch president for the National
Association for the Advancement
of Colored People (NAACP), Amy
Shackleford states that she is
eminently qualified to serve as
County Commissioner District 4.
-' MsaShackleford has given 20
years of volunteer 'service to pro-
mote positive growth'tand better
living conditions in District 4 and
for Gulf County. Her untiring
effort and strong determination to
make positive changes to North
Port St. Joe and the District 4
community is often seen involving
expert representatives to assist
the people who are the victims of
poor living conditions and unfair,
treatment in Gulf County.
Ms. Shackleford received her
education at Port St. Joe High
School, graduating with honors.
She also graduated with honors
from Gulf .Coast Community
College and Bethune Cookman
College. She further stated, "I am
committed to the resolution of
so.clo-economical problems and I
am a key figure in local religious,
educational, political, social, and
(From Page 2)
the Riders of the Purple Sage.
Andy Devine. On the Old Spanish
Springtime in the 'Sierras, out-
door action, double feature;, Park_
Theatre and when's the last timely
you've jumped up in the, picture
4 show and cheered? .
Branding irons and branding
lunch boxes, The Far Frontier.
monogrammed pajamas, RR bill-
folds, cap-pistols complete with
double holsters, roast beef, ini-
tialed hats with drw strings, toy
tin :. ranch' houses, autographed
gloves and guess 'hoyw we all
learned to tellme?
Pals of the Golden :,West,
Hoppy, G e, Roy and me.
SWe/could: ride- the range all
wee without needin' a shave, we
Scovd fight all day without losing
ourStetsons, and we kissed the
/.horse, not the girl,-when our work
Heart of the Rockies; Pat Brady
and "Whoa Nelly!" Bullet. Double R
Bar Ranch. Country Music Hall of
Fame. Number one box office
attraction. You could enjoy it with
your mom and dad.
North of the Great Divide, rid-
ing off into the sunset, forever in
4 our hearts "Drifting Along with the
Thanks for the help ..... the
direction ... for caring
Thanks for the memories.
Thanks for riding with me.
And Happy Trails to you....
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Entrance to new Gulf/
I Hires TW Center
als Wednesday (from Page 1)
Leigh encouraged local stu-
dents to take advantage of the
classes as well as offer Input as to
how the center can better meet
the educational needs of the
Ribbon Cutting/Open House
Leigh also invited citizens of
Gulf and Franklin counties to
attend ribbon cutting and open
house ceremonies on Sunday,
August 9. at 3:00 p.m., ET, at the
opposing due to Truby not cur-
rently residing In Gulf county.
She voiced her concern that an
administrator needs to be readily
In further business, Super-
intendent Kelley informed the
board that Minnie Likely would be
apotnted to an administrative
and teaching position at Highland
View Elementary school as a
"teacher on assignment". Kelley
pointed out to the board that the
appointment was necessary to
sustain accreditation at Highland
View Elementary School.
(from Page 1)
for that seat.
County Judge Robert M.
Moore and District 1, 2, and 5
school board members. Oscar D.
Redd. Mary P. Pridgeon and
Charlotte Pierce were all unqp-
posed as of noon Wednesday in
their bids to return to their
Council to Meet
The next Juvenile Justice
Council meeting is scheduled for
Thursday. July 16, at 4:00 p.m..
ET, at the Gulf County Public
Library' In Port St. Joe. The mem-
bers look forward to seeifig you
there. If you have any questions
or comments, please contact
Charlene Stephens at 482-9618
or Don Washabaugh at 227-7340.
McDaniel Is New
City commissioners recently
transferred Terry McDaniel to
take over as Port St. Joe Public
McDaniel has 24 years of ser-
vice to the city, working at the
Wastewater Treatment Plant dur-
ing the duration of his employ-
For the past nine years, he
has maintained the position of
SChief Operator at the plant.
o McDaniel said he was looking
forward to serving the community
In his new capacity.
Getting the city's streets and
sewer system in top'notch shape
will be one of his main focuses, he
McDaniel was transferred 'to
public works in March, serving a
two month internship under past,
Public Works Superintendent
Frank Healy, before officially tak-
ing over the duties May 19th.
( Sheriff's Beat)
Pick-Up Teenon Possessign
Thursday, July !."9, ,Mike'
Nobles of the Florida Marine
,Patrol, and GCSD Sgt. Stacy
Strickland responded to a report
of minors in possession of alcohol
at the state park. During the
ensuing Investigation, they locat-
ed a bag of marijuana and some
Christopher D. Wieke. 18, of:
Ohio, was arrested and charged
with possession of more than 20
grams of marijuana. He is cur-
rently lodged in the Gulf County
Jail with a bond of $2,500.
Juveniles Sent To Detention
On Friday. July 10. Sgt. Burt
Lanler and Deputy Bobby Plair
responded to a reported theft at
Cypress Lodge.. /
When they arrived the victim'
was holding a 15 year old who
had allegedly stolen his gas tank.-
Further investigation, led, to the
discovery of a second theft in' the
area. Two juveniles were arrested
in relation to the incidents and
taken to the detention center in
(from Page 1)
*Decided to proceed with
design work for a new boat
launching site at White City Park.
as requested by Commissioner
*Agreed to reduce the speed
limit around the Stump Hole to
35 m.p.h. because of heavy
pedestrian traffic, as requested by
Commissioner Nathan Peters, Jr.
*Advised board attorney Tim
McFarland to look at a Franklin
County boundary change that
claims Forbes Island as part of
*Decided to try again to
secure easements and grant
funds to pave County Road 5. as
access to Gulf Correctional
Institute from Highway 22, as
requested by David Taunton.
*Joe Danford advised The
Star that the first shipment of sea
oat plants had arrived. Local resi-
dents wishing to acquire plants
can contact him at 227-3696.
Another call last Friday sent
Deputy Shawn Butler to check
out a "disabled vehicle" ,'on
Highway 22. Upon his arrival'at
the scene he 'found the driver,
apparently passed out, at the
A records- check revealed that
there were two active warrants on
the suspect (vehicle's operator),
Timothy E. Snyder, 36; of Panama
City, for failure to appear.' He is
currently being held in the Gulf
County Jail (for resisting without
Other Bookings Last Week .,..
Monday. July 6-Steven, J..
Jackson, 24, of Panama City,'vio-
lation of probation (grand theft):
and Riley T. Shaw, Jr., 38. of Port
St. Joe, worthless checks.
Wednesday, July 8-.William
Franklin., 52, of Port St. Joe, dri-
ving under the influence:
Benjamin F. McCoy, 58. of
Panama City. two counts of fail-
ure to appear (worthless checks);
Dennis Dean Calvarese, 41, of,
Poi-t St. Joe. domestic battery':
Houston Edmon Philyaw, 41. of
Panama City Beach. violation of
probation (lewd and lascivious):
and Willie Quinn. 52, of Port St.
Joe. two counts of child support.
Thursday. July 9---Ola Lee
Gudger, 40, of Port St. Joe, grand
Friday, July 10-Douglas
Gllley, 35, of Port St. Joe. child
Saturday. July 11-Joel M.
Barbee. Jr.. 29, of Port St. Joe,
disorderly conduct: Johnny E.
Armstrong, 43. of Wewahitchka.
failure to appear (driving under
the influence, driving while
license suspended or revoked):;
and Kiedren E. Mulcahy, 38, of
Port St. Joe, driving while license
suspended or revoked.
Five Points Landfill. north.of
Port St. Joe, was apparently
struck by lightning on Sunday,
July 12, setting one of the
garbage pits at the facility on fire.
Port St. Joe. Highland View
and White City Fire Departments
responded to the blaze, but were
unable to put it out due to the
tight packing of the debris.
The fire was therefore con-
tained by erecting a very high
berm surrounding it, and will be
allowed to burn itself out.
PSJPD Report )
Can You Solve This Burglary?
On July 6th, sometime
between 4:45 and 11:00 p.m.,
unknown persons) entered a res-
idence, located at 214 Avenue B
in Port St. Joe, and proceeded to
remove several items from the
Officer Jaim'es Hersey is cur-
' rently Investigating the incident.
If you have any information int ref-
erence to this burglary; please
contact Officer Hersey at the Port
St. Joe Police Station or call 229-
Nabbed With Stolen Wheels
Friday; July 10, Larry.Lee
Jackson, 46, bf Port St. Joe, was
arrested by,', Officer; 'Jimmy
Stephens for theft. ,
According: to the report sub-
mitted by Officer Stephens,
Jackson was seen taking a bicycle
belonging to Roy Simmons, Jr..
Jackson was found in possession
of the stolen bicycle at the time of
Last Saturday, July l lth
Richard Louis S'trade, 46. of;
Highland View. was arrested by
Officer Russell Burch for expo-
sure of a sexual organ.
According to report submitted
by Officer Burch, he observed
Strade urinating in a public place.
Officer Burch reported that dur-
ing the time of the offense there
were a large number of patrons on
Reid Avenue and in the area
where the offense occurred.
On July 12th, Dennis Wayne
Whitfield, 52. of Port St.j Joe. was
placed under arrest by Officer
Chris Tramel for attaching a tag
not assigned and possessing no
According to information
received by Officer Tramel,
Whitfield s vehicle was stopped for
improper display of tag. Upon fur-
ther investigation it was learned'
that the tag was unlawfully
attached to the vehicle and that
Whitfield had no registration.
A warrant for failure to
appear was also served on
Whitfield during the traffic stop.
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,'AGE 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998
Stephanie Ake & Billy Parker, Jr.
To Be Wed
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Ake, of
Wewahitchka, would like to
announce the upcoming marriage
of their daughter, Stephanie, to
Billy Parker, Jr., the son of Billy
Parker, Sr. and Donna Fortner of
The wedding will take place at
The Worship Center, located on
Second Street in Wewahitchka, on
July 24 at 7:00 p.m. A reception
will follow at the Wewahitchka
Community Center. All friends
and relatives are cordially invited
Edward and Susan Hill of
Port St. Joe and Pat and Terry
Bradshaw of Perry would like to
.announce the ,engagement and
approaching Wedding of their
daughter, Patty Gayle Hill, to Ty
Bennett, the son of Richard and
Melanie Bennett of Perry.
The bride-elect attended
Florida State University and has
earned a degree in mechanical
Her fiance is a' 1992 graduate
Bobby Kopinsky, Jr.
Bobby Is Four!
Bobby Kopinsky, Jr. celebrat-
ed his fourth birthday on July
4th. His friends Shane, Jackson,
Jacob, and Chelsey helped him
celebrate his special day.
He is the son of Bobby
Kopinsky of St. Joe Beach and
Kim Kopinsky of Panama City.
of Taylor County High School.
The wedding has been
planned for August 29, at 6:00
p.m., in the New Home Baptist
Church irn Perry, with a reception
to follow at the Penrr Women's
Combs to Wed
Trey Humphrey would like to
announce the upcoming marrilage
of his mother, Robin Humphrey,
the daughter of the late Ralph
Kimmell and Doris eKimmell of
Mexico Beach, to Ashley Combs,
the son ,of Glen and Juwana
Combs of Cape San Blas.
The wedding will take place
on July 25 at Oak Grove
Assembly of God Church at 1:30
p.m. No, local invitations have
been sent. All friends and family
are cordially invited to attend.
Twins Turn Five!
Cristina and Catherine
Cordova celebrated their fifth
birthday on June 25 with a
Cinderella party held at a beach
house on St. George Island with
their big sisters. Beth and Anna.
Many other friends and family
members were also in attendance.
Cristina and Catherine are
the twin daughters of Louis and
Tina Cordova of Port St. Joe. They
are the granddaughters of
Elizabeth Cordova and Howard
Enflnger, Sr. of Apalachicola.
Celia Jones of Tallahassee, and
Louis Cordova, Sr. of Hinton.
Their great-grandparents are
Ida Cooper and Mada Enfinger of
Apalachicola, Mary Aviles of
Tallahassee and Perfecto Osorio
of New York, New York.
Cristina Nicole &
Catherine Michelle Cordova
It's A Boy!
Emily Ann Graddy would like
to happily announce the birth of
her brother, Jared Frank Graddy.
Born on June 16, Jared weighed 9
pounds 10 ounces and was 21
1/4 inches tong. -iis proud par-
ents are J. Frank and Sherry
Graddy of Gainesville.
His proud grandparents are
Violent Gaskin Graddy and the
late L. Frank Graddy. Jr. of
Wewahitchka and Wayne Benner
and the late Eloise Benner of
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Ransom and Victoria Hough
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On June 21, Ransom and
Victoria were married in the eyes
of God, in a service conducted by
Rev. Guy Labonte, at the Liberty
You may register your child or
children for kindergarten through
fifth grade any time from 8:00
a.m. .to 1:00 p.m., Monday
through Thursday. at Highland
View Elementary School.
Parents need to bring their:
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The Gulf County Genealogical
Society held it s regular meeting
j Saturday, July lth, in the Port
St. Joe Library conference room.
The room was full of members
and visitors, with 26 present.
The Port St. Joe and,
Wewahitchka libraries were each
presented with copies of the four
volume s ot of Gulf County..
Marriage Records dating from
1925, when Gulf-Coppty became
a county, through March 28th of
The books, list all marriages'
alphabetically by both the bride
and groom. Each library was also
presented a copy 'of the Gulf
County Soldiers and Sailors
Military Records 'books. Ann
MaGock received theibooks for the
Wewabhitchka Library.and Debble
Armstrong acceptedafor the Port
St. Joe Library. ;
After the business meeting
was concluded'. ;:Arm. Robbins,
Public Service ,Suptrvisor and
Literacy Director for the Bay
County Library,. presented a most
Interesting program'jon early set-
tiers, entitled "FloridpaCrackers".
She explained why these early
settlers were called "crackers" and
S exhibited a large display of
antique relics and itetns used by
the early settlers as part of her
The audience was involved
with questions and comments as
to the use and sometimes names
of these items. Some were every-
day items and of course, some
were only for "special" occasions.
Her presentation was enjoyed by
everyone. Refreshments were
served after the meeting.
The G.C.G.S. meets the sec-
ond Saturday of each month at
the Port St. Joe Library. Visitors
are welcome to attend. The next
meeting will be held on August
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998 PAGE 5A
Sani e'u Sa Let TKn Star!
Robert Montgomery, center, of the genealogical society, presents
books to librarians, Ann Matlock, left, and Debbie Armstrong.
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Numerous family and friends
S recently gathered to commemo-
rate the 25th wedding anniver-
sary of Pastor Rick and Brenda
Lovett. The couple began their life
together in 1973 at Vernon
Methodist Church where they
were joined in marriage by
Reverend T. A. Green.
This love was celebrated at a
reception given by Courts of
Praise Church on Friday, June
19, and was a night of reminis-
cence of many years gone by.
The silver anniversary cele-
bration began with a rendition of
songs from Pastor Rick and
Brenda's wedding day performed
by Dr. Ken Yarbor, vocal, and
Mark Garrett, guitar. The couple's
two daughters. Herrika and
Kristen, t *n honored their par-
ents with a poetic reading of verse
Written by Andrea Gainey.
The night was capped with a
special surprise for the once again
blushing bride as Pastor Rick ser-
enaded his wife with an acappela
solo. The couple left for their "sec-
ond honeymoon" aboard a west-
ern Carribean cruise following the
Rick is the pastor of Courts of
Praise Church and teaches fifth
grade at Vernonr Elementary
School. He is the' son of James
and Minnie Lee Lovett of Port St.
, Joe. Brenda is a first grade
teacher at VES and is the daugh-
ter of Sam and Nellie Mitchell of
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NEW SUMMER HOURS: Tues.-Thurs.: 12-8 p.m.,
Fri -Sat.: 12-9 p.m., and now open Sundays from 1-8 p.m.
.-^ Boiled Shrimp
Homemade Seafood Gumbo
Crabfinger Appetizers (1 lb.)"
Crabfinger Appetizers (1/2 lb.)
Taco Salad Sale.
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens will be. having a taco
salad sale on July 24 from 11:00
a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Senior
Clitzens Center In Port St. Joe.
The meal includes iced tea.
They will be delivering to local
businesses. Anyone else who
would like one of these delicious
salads can either come by .and
enjoy one at the center or pick up
one to carry home. A donation of
83.50 is being asked for each
To place orders, please call
Seafood Restaurant i
Price includes fries-without fries .75 less
Grouper Burger (fried or grilled)
All served with 2 side orders & hushpuppics Cheeseburger 2.75
Fried Shrimp (fried & deveined) 9.95 : Bacon Cheeseburger 3.00
Fried Shrimp iburtertlied %w/ail, I dozen, 9.95 Double Cheeseburger 4.00
Fried Scallops 9.95 Chicken Burger (fried or grilled) 3.75
Grilled Shrimp('w onion & pepper, I dozen 9.95 Side Orders:
Fried Grouper 9.95 French Fries .75
Grilled Grouper w,,,onions & pepper 9.95 oe i .75
Fried Oysters 9.95 Coletato Sla .75
Fried Devil Crabs 7.95 Potato Salad .75
Fried Crab Fingers 9.95 Oion Rings .75
SFried Cish Baked Beans .. .75 '
F ei c sh 9.95 Cheese Grits .75
Fried Clam Strips Salad .75
Steak 114 oz. grilled, ribeyeI 10.95 ossed v alad D e er
Seafood Platter 11.95 Beverages & Desserts: .
Shrimp, Scallops, Grouper, Oyscrs C c Deviled Crab Tea (sweet or unsweet) .65
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Daily Special: Beer (ongneck bottles) 1.95
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fHE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998
"1 easpoon papri
Lemon R6asted Chicken
3-4 pound fryer, or roasting chicken
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
juice of one lemon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh parsley (or 1
teaspoon dried parsley flakes)
1/4 teaspoon leaf thyme
1/4 teaspoon paprika
Rinse chicken well and pat dry. Re-
move any excess fat. Place onion in the
cavil' of the chicken and rub the skin
with buner or margarine. Place chick-
en in Crock-Pot. Squeeze the juice of
the lemon over the chicken and sprinkle.
- with remaining seasonings. Cover and
cook on low 8 to 10) hours or on high 4
to 5 hours.
3 pounds boneless chuck roast
1 1/2 cups ketchup
2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cupl red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons Worcestershire
1 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring,
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Place chuck roast in Crock-Pot. Com-
bine remaining ingredients in mixing
bowl Pour barbecue sauce mixture
over chuck roast. Cover and cook on
low 8 to 10 hours or on high 4 to 5
hours. Remove chuck roast from
Crock-Pot and shred meat. Place
shredded meat back into Crock-Pot.
Stir meat to evenly coat with sauce.
Spoon meat onto sandwich buns and
top with additional barbecue sauce if
desired. Serves 12.
East-West Barbecued Chicken
6 boneless skinless breast halves
1/3 cup catsup
l/3 cup orange marmalade
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
203 Fourth St.
Poit St. Joe
Open 6 days a week
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Selections will change daily due to the
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY
Tobacco-Free Partnership To Meet
1998/99 Gulf County Tobac-
co Settlement Funding will soon
be available to the Tobacco-Free
Partnership of Gulf County. An
invitation is extended to members
of the community who would like
to help Gulf County's youth
reduce the amount of young
adults initiating the use of tobac-
The funding will be used for
exciting youth-led activities in
Gulf County.4If your.civic group or
organization is interested in help-
ing the community's youth with
activities, the partnership would
like to invite you to join them.
The next meeting will be held
on July 23 at the Senior Citizens
Center at 4:00 p.m. Interested
individuals, civic organizations,
and churches are encouraged to
Governor Lawton Chiles has
dedicated his efforts to this pilot
program in the hope that Florida
can succeed where" others have
failed to make a difference. Most
states have adult-led programs
where adults tell students that
"smoking is bad."
The Tobacco Pilot Program is
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Good sale of butterfly & hummingbird
attracters, Ig. blooming hioiscus, manaevilIa.
bougainvillea. Texas petunia 3 colors plus
new dwarf, palms. Ig. varely trees & land-
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of Red & Yellow Variegated Canna Lily,
$5.00 value with purchase.
trying a new approach of "youth
empowerment" that encourages
the youth to make a difference.
The youth of Gulf County need
your help and participation.
Tobacco users are welcome to
join, help, and experience under-
standing in the power of tobacco
If you have any questions,
please call Regina Washabaugh,
RN Coordinator, at 227-1276.
Students at Summer Promise and the Stac House participat-
ed in an advocacy training for tobacco prevention. They suc-
cessfully completed SQUADS (Study, Question, Answer, Debrief,
Success) taught by Mazie Stone sponsored by SWAT (Students
Working Against Tobacco) and the Tobacco-Free Partnership of
John Erickson, Amanda Davis, Kayla Siprell, Julie Butler,
and Ale Stafford passed out tobacco fact sheets at St. Joe
Papermakers Federal Credit Union. In the photo above, Amanda
Davis, Kayla Siprell and John Erickson are presenting literature
to Tommy Davis.
New "Fantasy" Reef In Gulf
Charlie Delorme and her husband, John, at left, are shown pre-
senting a check for a $3,000 donation to the Mexico Beach Artificial
Reef Association. Accepting the check from the association are Bill
Cranford, president and Ron Hale, secretary. The Delormes own both
offices of :Fantasy Properties, Inc., located in Mexico Beach and
Simmons Bayou. The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association will
use the donated funds to build a reef which will be named Fantasy
Properties, Inc. Reef. It will consist of 10 separate reef balls and it's
projected to last 500 years orumore. The Fantasy Properties, Inc.
Reef will be identified on various maps, as well. Other reefs donated
in the past have been the Baxter Memorial Reef, Willie Crouse Reef,
Capt. Mike Neel Reef and the Tom Hudson Reef (he is the a past
mayor of Mexico Beach).
6645 Searcy Street $59,900
Bedrooms 3, Bothi 2 Land 200 x 170, 1.370 sq t .'PORT IST. JOE
SPECIAL FEATURES Wimico Subd B While Ciy Vnyl id.ng over rame,
masler bed/boh a-Jded 5 years ao. ga. hea,'w'ndowv air (centoal 2a/i14 5
hear/air eosiy added) ceiling Ian. blind screened porch 3 decks. Irg 227 14 50
.uhlily room, aitic storage ,
Port St. Joe family physician
Owen Oksanen, M.D., recently
attended the Florida Academy of
Family Physicians' 1998 Summer
Break Away at the Boca Raton
Resort & Club on July 2-5, with
more than 280 other family physi-
The academy celebrated the
50th anniversary of its charter
this year and the summer break
away was a gathering of family
practice family and friends to
commemorate this milestone with
Special actUvities and outstanding
continuing medical education.
The AAFP was formed in 1947
to promote the highest standard
of continuing comprehensive
health care for the American peo-
ple and to train personal physi-
cians for the family unit.
Continuing medical education is a
vital requirement of membership
and the event provided current
Information on a diversity of med-'
ical subjects pertinent to patient
care in daily practice.
Meeting to Address
The community is invited to
attend a public meeting, which
will address obtaining affordable
public housing for Gulf County,
on Sunday. July 26, at 2:00 p.m.
All individuals who want
affordable housing for Gulf
County are asked to please show
your support by attending. Amy
Shackleford asks that all pastors
and ministers of the gospel, par-
ticularly in North Port St. Joe,
please curtail services to attend
this important meeting with your.
The meeting will be held in,
the adjacent room, located at the;
Washington Gym; near Nathan
Peters, Jr. Park.
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"In Port St. Joe... It's not what you know, It's Who You Know."
Anyone who knows Lt. James Hersey, knows that he is an honest, respectable officer. He has
been with the Port St. Joe Police Department for many years. He started on the beat walking Reid Avenue
and patrolling Port St. Joe. In all his years as a police officer, he has had respect for everyone he has
came in contact with. The quality, I think, most people admire about James is his humility and honesty.
Lt. Hersey worked hard for many years for the people of PSJ to get the position he was in. James Hersey,
stepped on no one to get to his position. He was granted that position honestly. We have a photograph of
Lt. Hersey that pictures him sitting in the back of a restaurant our family once owned, known as The Sand
Dollar Pizza. The incident occurred 1991, and we had received a phone call stating that we were going to
be robbed that night. When we phoned the police, Mr. Hersey came down and checked everything out.
After he got off of work that night, Lt. Hersey came down on his own time and sat in the back of the restau-
rant until the place was ready to be closed up. He saw us directly to our cars and made sure we made it
safely to our homes.
Lt. James Hersey, Sgt. Butch Arendt, and Sgt. Terry Carr know what it means to be a police officer.
They have been here many years and are experienced. They have worked hard to gain their positions.
Now we have NEW blood in our city, and they don't seem to think that our home town boys can do the job.
I for one know they can, and they have been doing it well. I look up to Lt. James Hersey, Sgt. Butch Arendt
and Sgt. Terry Carr. Due to politicians, their reputations are being publicly questioned. I am beginning to
think that we no longer have a voice in our government. We need to fight for what we believe in. If you
agree with what is in this article, make a stand. One good police officer has already been knocked down.
Don't let the same happen to Sgt. Butch Arendt and Sgt. Terry Carr.
Tammy Deeson Linda Cox James Cox Lenora Kunz Richard Kunz Teresa Watson
Tommy Watson Angela Player Cindy White Michael H. White
SMexico Beach thanks the following for their
generosity in helping with our most successful
Independence Day Celebration yet!
'Sponsors-Contributing $250 or more
t Baskerville-Donovan Blue Water Inn Cathey's Ace Hardware
Chris Matincheck Construction Citizen's Federal Savings Bank City of Mexico Beach
Harry & Harriet Cooper Edmond & Betty Corry Joe DiLorenzo
Driftwood Inn Duren's Piggly Wiggly El Governor Motel
Fantasy Properties Fish House Restaurant Greg Abrams Seafood
GTC Inc. Hannah Grace Charters Harmon Realty
Willie &Ann Krause Steve & Jan Matincheck Mexico Beach CDC |9
L Nichols Tractor Company Sandy Mullis Sandbar
Sandman Motel/Pelican Point Sharon's Cafe Surfside Inn
SThompson Realty ITop ofthe Gulf Restaurant Toucan's Gift Shop
Patrons-Contributing $100 or more
Athletic House B.J. Barwick Beach Pizza
The Beachwalk ,Claire B. Beale Myrle F. Belin
Bob & Jeff's Auto Repair Bill & Dianne Brunner Buena Vista Motel
Nancy B. Caldwell John H. Carmichael, Sr. Jim Fallon Construction
Elizabeth B. Fensom Flowers By The Sea Paul Francis
'Freckle's Gary & Sue Gibbs James L. Ginter
GT Com Gulf Food Hambrick Construction
Heart's Desire Hiddon Lagoon Restaurant Hideaway Harbor Marina
Doug & Wilma Holberg Gary & Donna Howren Stephen Hunter
Inland Food Stores 'J.V. Gander Distributors, Inc. Jack & Lynn Kerrigan
John J. Kerrigan, Jr. Chuck & Marian P. Lingle Look Out Lounge
(.Marquardt's Marina Mexico Beach Grocery Pete & Jane Miller
Newberry Eye Clinic Walter B & Jane Norris NY Deli
Parker Realty George G. Stiles Susan Smith & Chris Parris
The Star Publishing Company Surfside Motel Tommy T's
Jerry Turner Turtle's Two For Tea
Tyndall Federal Credit Union John H. Vaughn The Vineyard
Wave Tamer Corporation Wonder Bar Weepy Wooten & Bonnie Strickland
Glenn & Bill Wyatt
In Addition, A Big "Thank You!!!" to the Many
Private Contributors and Volunteers Who
Gave So Generously To This Cause!
I St. Joe Papermakers
v.. Federal Credit Union
Now a Community Credit Union
Announces the Opening of a Full-Service Branch at Mexico Beach
900C Highway 98 (in the Gulf Food Shopping Center)
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CT on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
8:00 a.m.-12 noon on Wednesday
IF YOU LIVE, WORK, WORSHIP OR ATTEND SCHOOL IN GULF COUNTY OR MEXICO
BEACH, YOU ARE NOW ELIGIBLE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR MANY SERVICES!!!
Your savings federally Insured to $100,000
NCUA National Credit Union Administration, A U. S. Government Agency
Kinard ',k 639-5176
7milcs n. of wewa, Hwy. 73 Drive a iittle, save a iot!
PAGE SA THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998
to Host Financial Aid
Workshop on July 21
Gulf Coast Community
College will hold a Financial Aid
Eligibility Workshop on July 21
for students from Gulf and
Franklin counties. The workshop
S will be held at the Gulf/Franklin
Center at 7:00 p.m,. ET, in the
central, administrative building
(Building B). The center is located
at the intersection of Highway 98
and Garrison Avenue in eastern
"We're holding this workshop
to help students of. all ages to
apply for financial aid, ranging
from scholarships to grants to
other forms of financial assis-
tance. We'll work with the stu-
dents to help determine whether
they're eligible for financial aid,
how to apply and how to pay their
fees when they receive financial
aid," explained Judy Mitchell,
GCCC coordinator of financial aid.
If students expect to use
financial aid to pay tuition and
fees during the fall semester, they
should attend this workshop.
They should also bring their own
or their family's 1997 federal
income tax form to the workshop.
"Although the 'center won't
officially open until the. ribbon
cutting and open house in.
August, we wanted to offer this
important workshop to our stu-
dents in Gulf and Franklin coun-
ties," said Leigh Duggar. adminis-
trative specialist for the center.
Duggar invited citizens of the
;Gulf and Franklin counties to
attend the Ribbon Cutting and
Open House on Sunday, August
Eases Arthritis Pain
An Ingredient derived from hot
peppers that decreases Inflammation
In racehorses' legs, Is now recognized
as safe and effective for human use.
The Ingredient has been formulated
into a product called ARTH-Rx'A and
comes in a strength designed for
humans. Researchers are excited and
say the formula; can relieve arthritis
pain for millions.
Developed by the Phillips Gulf:
Corporation. ARTH-Rx is -a break-
through in the treatment of painful
disorders ranging from minor aches
land pains to more serious conditions
puch as arthritis, burstlUs, rheuma-
tsm. tendonitis, backache, and mdre.
Although the mechanism by
which ARTH-Rx works to relieve pain.
S, s not totally clear, scientists suggest
that pain Is relieved because ARTH-
Rx intercepts the messenger sub-
stance that sends pain signals to the
ARTH-Rx is available in a conve-
nient roll-on applicator without a pre-
scripUtion. According to a spokesper-
son for the company, due to the over-
whelming demand for ARTH-Rx, sup-
plies can sometimes be limited.
ARTH-Rx can also be ordered by call-
ing 1-800-729-8446. 1997 Poc
ARTH-Rx is available locally at: '
528 5th St. 850-227-1224
ARTH-RX Oral Capsules
Nutritional Joint Support
9, at 3:00 p.m., ET, at the center.
For more information 'about
the Financial Aid Eligibility
Workshop, please call Mitchell at
1-800-311-3685, ext. 3846.
Beginning July 16, information
about the, Gulf/Franklin. center
will be available by calling Duggar
to Gulf County
The Gulf Coast Development
Board.. recently announced that
the Gulf County School District
has been awarded a grant in the
amount of 840,000 to continue its
second year of the Teen Preg-
nancy Prevention Program. -The
program has eight major compo-
nents, and agencies can ppt to bid
for, one or more components.
Last year, the program was
effective in reducing teen preg-
Since the district had 'estab-
lished the 1997/98 program on
all eight components, It elected to
do so again. The components are
(1) responsible fatherhood. (2)
teen parent case management, (3)
dropout retrieval, (4) community
and public awareness programs,
(5})human sexuality education. (6)
parenting education and other
innovative programs. (7) program
reporting relative to Individual
Participation, and (8) ENABL.
The district received a
$60,000 grant from the GCWDB
Carol Kelley, coordinator of
the Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Program, was recently commend-
ed by the Workforce Development
Board in a letter from Kim
Shoemaker; executive director:
.. The committee was ex-:
tremely pleased with the effective-
ness of your program and the
enthusiasm with which Ms. Kelley
exhibits in working with this
exhaustive, important program ...
The committee was impressed
with the proposal, and with the
progress that your agency has
"made in worki'wiith a very diffi:
cult regional dilemma. We appre-
ciate all of your hard work, and
look forward to a successful year."
The Stiles Brown Senior
Citizens staff is asking the public
to help increase the activity pro-
grams Monday through Friday.
Anyone that has an interesting
hobby. arts and crafts, or collec-
tion is asked to call Sara Allen at
The group wants to provide
interesting programs that will
inform, educate and entertain the
community's senior citizens. They
also encourage singers, dancers.
and other artists to visit the cen-
Lack of Rain Didn't Affect These
Paul Scarbrough kept a lot of water on the vines which produced these
monster specimens of cantaloupes in Wetappo Creek. The largest melon
weighed 45 pounds, the other two weighed in at 24 and 23 pounds.
Small Finishes Motor"
Marine Pvt. Rodney D. Small,,
the son of Bonnie and Callie:;
Small of Wewahitchka. recently
completed Motor Transport,
School. .. :,: ,
During the course with Ma-;
rine Corps Detachment, U.S.,
Army Engineer School in Fort
Leonard Wood, Missouri, students
receive classroom and hands-on
instruction on the operation of
the M-151 jeep, and the new M-
293 automatic five-ton truck:.
Studies also include the proper
procedures for traveling in con-..
voys, blackout condition driving
and rough terrain driving. .:
The 1997 graduate of Wewa-
hitchka High School joined the'
Marine Corps in November of"
1997. ; ".
Counseling in PSJ,
Representatives of the Gulf
Coast Community College Small'
Business Development Center will,
be at the Port St. Joe Chamber of
Commerce on July 23 at 9:00
Anyone who would like to.,
make an appointment to discuss
starting a business, SBA loans, or
existing businesses with a partic-
ular need may call the Port St. Joe
, ,Chamber of Commerce at 227-
1223 or the GCCC SBDC at (850)
27.1- 108. SBDC counseling ser-
vices are free of charge.
Family Preservation and
Support will be' holding a plan-
ning meeting for a regional work-
shop to be .,held in October.'
Anyone interested in helping to
plan this community based work-
shop is invited to come to the
planning meeting on July 31 at
the Harbor House Restaurant In
Panama City from 11:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. Please send your RSVP
by July 24 to Annika Hussey at
(850) 482-5391 or fax 482-2833.
Project: Mold-A-Male will be
hosting their annual youth con-
ference about community con-
cerris from July 30 to August I'
Youths, ages 12 to 17, are
encouraged to attend. General
sessions 'and workshops will
address the problems that young
Meals will be served daily.
Prizes will be awarded after each
session, and a certificate will be
presented to everyone who
attends all of the meetings.
* Need a loan to buy your first home, and having
trouble with the down payment?
* Are you a self employed person who has had
difficulty getting mortgage money for a home or
* Have a less than perfect credit record?
If any of the above apply to you, we have Mortgage programs available with no
verification of income, no verification of employment, and no tax returns required.
Cross Collateralization is allowed, up to 90.0% LTV in some plans, and we can
handle mobile homes and other manufactured homes.
ROSASCO REALTY & MORTGAGE CO.
6335 Hwy. C-30
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Lic. Mortgage Brokerage Business
Call 850-227- 1774, 800-648-65 31
Jesse K. Colbert, a sopho-
more,religion major, and Joshua
K. Colbert, a senior biology major,
have qualified for the spring 1998
Dean's List at Belmont University.
Eligibility for the Dean's List is
based on a minimum class load of
S12 hours and a quality point aver-'
age of 3.5, with no grade below a
Need Host Families
Host families for the 1998/99
school year are needed for a 15
year old girl from France. a 16
year old girl from Japan. and a 15
year old boy from Switzerland
who want to live in a small town.
Students are fully covered
with health and accident Insur-
ance and have their own spending
money. Reach out across the
miles and' share Americal For'
more information, please call
(850) 906-0373 or 1-888-332-
Anyone needing to register
children at Port St. Joe Elemen-
tary School for the 1998/1999
school year may do so Monday
through Thursday, from 7:45 a.m.
to 3:00 p.m., ET.
All parents will need'to bring,
a copy of their child's social, secu-
rity card, their child's birth certifi-
cate, shot record, and a current
Florida physical with them to reg-
For more information, please
call the school office at 227-1221.
Children need to be registered as
soon as possible.
Worsh- at the
t 1P ur
Chuch f DY
beginning this August
at Long Avenue Baptist Church
Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For children birth to
Say y'ou Saw It In e Star!
THE GULF/FRANKLIN CENTER
GA FALL 1998
G l .SC tAugust 24, 1998 to December 17, 1998
Community College .
COURSE SECTION '-- r ., SEMESTER ; ;
NUMBER NUMBER NAME OF COURSE HOURS NIGHT LOCATION
ARH 2000 1180 Understanding Visual Art 3 T (6:30-9:15 pmY A103
# BAN 1004 1322 Principles of Bank Operations 3 W (6:30-9:15 pm) A102
BSC 1005 1504 General Biological Science 3 M (6:30-9:15 pm) C105
1971 General Biological Science 3 M/W (9:00-10:15 am) A101
BCN 1230 1845 Materials and Methods 3 R (6:30-9:15 pm) A102
GEB 1011 1356 Introduction to Business 3 Mr (6:30-9:15 pm) A110
+# CET 1512 1846 Windows 95 Level I. 1 R (6:30-9:15 pm) C101
(August 27 September 24)
N CGS 1516 1848 Excel for Windows Level I 1 R (6:30-9:15 pm) .101
(November 5 December 10) '. ;; "
+ OST 1711 1402 Word Processing with WordPerfect 3 T/R (5:00-6:15 pnr) C101
+4 OST 1731 1847 Microsoft Word for Windows Level I 1 R (6:30-9:15 pmy C101
(October 1 October 29)
CHD 2220 1844 Child Development 3 M (6:30-9:15.pm) A101
EME 2040 1092 Technology for Teachers 3 T (6:30-9:15 pm) C101
CCJ 2210 1843 Criminal Law 3. M (6:30-9:15 pm) A102
+ ETD 1320C 1842 AutoCAD. 3 M/W (6:30-9:15 pm) C101
+ ENC 0021 1604 Fundamentals of Composition 4 T/R (6:30-8:10 pm) A110
+ ENC 1101 .1638 English Composition I 3 M/W (5:00-6:15 pm) 0101
1974 English Composition I .3 T/R (10:30-11:45 am) -A101
+ REA 0009 1699 Reading Skills II 3 W (6:30-9:15 pm) A101
EUH 1001 1111 Western Civilizalion II 3 W (6:30-9:15 pm) A110
+ MAT 0002 1432 Basic Mathematics 3 W (6:-9:15 pm) A103
+ MAT 0024 1444 Fundamentals of Algebra 3 'M (6:30-9:15 pm) A103
+ MAT 1033 1454 Intermediate Algebra 3 R (6:30-9:15 pm) A103
POS 2041 1130 American National Government 3 R '(6:30-9:15 pm) 'A101
1972 American National Government. 3 .. ... M/W (10:30-11:45 am) A101
PSY 2012 1973 General Psychology 3 T/R (9:00-1p;15 am) A101
# REE 1040 1417 Real Estate Principles, Practices, 5 : *T (5:40-9:15 pm); A102
COROF-VC Correctional Officer Basic Standards 530 hrs M/R (6:00-10:00 pm) A111
(August 24 April 22)
HCP 0100 1855 Certified Nursing Assistant 10 M R (8:30 am-3:30 pm)
Meets humanities requirement # Applies to AS degree only + Requires prerequisite
FEES: $44.29 per credit hour for Florida residents. (Fees are payable upon enrollment.)
August 17 20 10am 6pm (Eastern Time)
August 21 10am-4pm
August 24 27 8am 7pm (Late Registration)
The Gulf/Franklin Center
3800 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(850) 227 9670-
GCCC is an equal access/opportunity institution
HEARING AID CENTER
618 W. 23rd Street
Panama City, FL
Top Quality, Name
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998 PAGE 9A
Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball's
Dixie Boys League All Stars (13-
14 year old), recently earned the
Florida District II championship
title. This feat entitles St. Joe to a
berth in the Florida Dixie Boys
State Tournament which will
begin Saturday, July 18th in
In a drawing by district direc-
fors held earlier this -year, it was
established that Disfricit II will
'face District VII's .champs,
Bartow, at 6 p.m. (ET) Saturday.
Other representatives com-
peting in the tourney will be
District I, Myrtle Grove'
(Pensacola); District IV, Meridian
Park (Tallahassee); Disir ct VI,
Belleview' (Ocala); District VIII,-
Sebring; District III, Marianna;
and the host, Parker. "'
Games will also be held at 12
p.m., 3 p.m.' and 9 p.m. 'Saturday.
Play will resume their following
afternoon, on Sunday. at 1 p.m.,
with games scheduled to begin'
every three hours. A win Saturday
for St. Joe will advance them to
the nightcap game on Sunday at
10!p.m. (ET); a loss, the 4 p.ml.
Monday, July 20th, games
are scheduled for 3, 6 and 9 p.m.
and Tuesday,.July 21st for 7 and
10 p.r. The: championship
Gulf Rifle Club
Matches on Sat.
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
two separate .22 rifle matches on
Saturday morning. July 18.
Registratiori and set-up will begin
at 8:30 a.m.. and the first match,
a BR-50 match, will start at 9:30.
The BR-50 match' is a preci-
sion bullseye match fired with the
rifle supported on a benchrest. A
target with 50 bullseyes is placed
50 yards from the firing line, and
the shooter has 30 minutes to fire
a shot at each bullseye. An acci-
rate .22 rifle with a scope is need-'
ed for this match.
After the completion of the
BR-50 match, a smallbore metal-
lic silhouette match will be held.
This match consists of 40 shots
fired, at metal targets placed 40 to
100 yards from the firing line. All
shots are fired from the standing
position. Almost any .22 rifle is
adequate for this match, and this
is a match the young shooters
woxld enjoy s1 ofing.
Last .aturday, the
club held its monthly .22 pistol
bullseye matcliand hunter pistol
metallic silhouette match. Robert
Gay won the bullseye match with
a score of 832. Bobby Gay placed
second. and Dale Marshall came
The metallic silhouette match
was won by Dale Marshall with 12
targets. Robert Gay won second
place, and Bobby Gay placed
match-up will be Wednesday at 9 .
p.m.; and, if necessary, another
on Thursday at 8 p.m. (All times
given are eastern.)
The team members, coaches
and parents will also be attending
the opening ceremonies and ban-
quet scheduled for Friday, July
Everyone is encouraged to
attend the tourney and support
these young men in their quest for
the state championship. You're
sure to see some exciting dia-
mond action throughout the
Free Physicals are
Offered to Athletes
FREE high school and middle
school physical for students-
both boys and girls-planning to
participate in sports during the
- upcoming school year .will be
offered next week at the Gulf,.
County Health Department in
Port St. Joe aand Wewahitchka.
This will be a one time
opportunity provided by the
Physicals for Wewahiitchka
athletes will be offered on Friday,
July 31st from 8 a.m. (CT) until 3
p.m. (CT) at the Cypress Medical
Clinic in Wewahitchka.
: Physicals for Port St. Joe ath-
letes will be offered on Tuesday,
August 4th from 8 a.m. (ET) until
:4,p.m. (ET) at the Gulf County
Health, Department in Port St.
Joe. : ,,
e An athletic physical form may
be picked up at the health depart-
ment/clinic locations, Port St. Joe
High School, Port St. Joe Middle
School or Wewahitchka : High
School. These forms must be
signed by a parent or guardian
before students will be given a
physical. Parents may accompany
their student If they prefer.
Middle school students who
will be participating in athletics
for the first time must also bring
in a birth certificate. A copy will
be made of your original and the
original returned to you. ,
The schools' coaching staffs
would also'like to make sure that
all volleyball, cross country and
football athletes come In at this
time because these are the fall
sports that they will be offering-
early in the school year.
Last Saturday, July llth,
Pdrt'St.Joe Dixie Baseball's Major
All Stars tournament team heldt't '
car wash at Discount Auto Parts
in Port St. Joe. The donations
received for the washing-and
those given without requesting
the service of the young men-
The athletes were able to
raise enough funds to purchase
all of the uniforms for their
upcoming district tournament.
The coaches, players, and parents
appreciated the support of the
community in this fundraiser.
An annual physical is also
required before participating in
cheerleading, marching band and
all other sports.
YOU MUST HAVE A PHYSI-
CAL BEFORE PARTICIPATING IN
ANY ATHLETIC PRACTICE SES-
FHP License and&
The Florida Highway Patrol
will be conducting driver license
and vehicle Inspection check-
points from July 17th through
23rd on CR-274 near ;the Chipola
River,. SR-71 near SR-382, and
SR-71 near SR-22.
Recognizing the danger pre-
sented to the public by defective
vehicle equipment, troopers will
concentrate their efforts on vehl-
cles being operated with defects
such as bad brakes, worn tires
and defective lighting egulpment.
In. addition, attention ,will be
directed to drivers who would vio-
late the driver' license laws of
The patrol has found these
checkpoints to be an effective
means of enforcing -the equipment
and driver license laws of Florida
ensuring the protection of all
Stokes Signs Up
In DEP Program
Todd W. Stokes has joined the
United States, Army under the
Delayed Entry Program at the U.S
Army ,Recruiting Station 'in
Pensacola. The program gives
young men and., women the
opportunity to delay entering
active dutyfor up to of'.year. ,
The enlistment gives the new
soldier the option to learn a new
skill, travel and become eligible to
receive as much as $40,000
toward a college education. After
completion of basic training, sol-
diers receive advanced individual
training in their career specialty.
Stokes, a 1996 graduate of
Pensacola Junior College high
school program, will report to Fort
Knox in Radcllff, Kentucky, for
basic training this week. He is the
,son of, Roger Stokes of Port St.
SPoin & Bod Seniors Conducting
7 Outreach Program
760 High y 71 N. The Gulf CounIty Senior
Free Estimates Citizens will be conducting an
outreach program on July 23 at
9 15 Rich's IGA in Wewahltchka from
639 2 1 5 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. They will
be talking to people, ages 60 and
We Could Even Fix This! Danny Voyles, Owner over, about the services available
through the Senior Citizens
7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
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GFC Sets Rules for
State Hunting Lands
SThe Game an'd Fresh Water
Fish Commission set antderless
deer quotas for early hunts on
wildlife management areas and
formally established additions
and. deletions to various lands
Managed by the GFC. There was
good news and bad news for.
The good news: Commission-
Sers added 5,432 acres to the
Apalachicola Wildlife and
Environmental Area; 3,765 acres
to the Camp Blanding WMA;
3.081 acres to the Goethe WMA;
1,618 acres to the Hilochee WMA;
965 acres to the Rotenberger,
WMA: 1,825 acres to the Seminole
Forest WMA; and established the
new 11. 156-acre Rima Ridge Unit
as part of the Tiger Bay WMA; and
.established the 36,030-acre
Econfina Creek Type II WMA in
Washington 'arid Bay 'counties.
Commissioners also, added
numerous smaller land parcels to
wildlife management areas.
The bad news: At the request
of, landowners, commissioners
deleted 1,799 acres from the
Aucilla WMA; :.1,4,497 acres from
the Cyp-ess Creek WMA; 6,834
acres from the Nassau WMA;
6,944 acres from' the Ed Ball
WMA; 24,431 acres from the Point
Washington WMA and another
1,661 acres from the Moore's
Pasture Unit 'of 'the 'Point
Washington UWMA; and 3,951
acres from 'the Robert Brent
WMA. Commissioners also delet-
ed numerous smaller land parcels
from the wildlife management
In other business, Commis-
sioners approved a new regula-
tion that will authorize operators
of commercial aquaculture facill-
ties and state-operated fish
hatcheries to take depredating
double-crested cormorants at
those facilities provided they
report to the GFC the number of
cormorants taken each year.
Commissioners also heard
staff reports concerning water lev-
els and wildlife in the Everglades,
the public safety campaign to
decrease conflicts between
humans and alligators, regula-
tions regarding subdividing alliga-
tor farms, new appointments to
the Advisory Council on
Environmental Education, sale of
the Taylor Creek Property adja-
cent to Lake Okeechobee,
Preservation 2000 land acquisi-
tions and the prospect of allowing
all day hunting during the spring
turkey season, rather than the
current half-day.hunting autho-
rized under current rules.. -
The agenda package for the
meeting also included information
that dove hunting season will
take place October 3 to 26,
November 14 to 29 and December
12 to January 10. Early wood
duck and teal season will take
place September 26 to 30.
Commissioners are scheduled
to set season dates for regular
duck and coot season during their
September 17 to 18 meeting in'
Other Commission Business
During Friday's meeting,
Commissioners recognized Rep.
Janegale Boyd. Rep. Sharon
Merchant. Sen. Charlie Crist and
Sen. Charles Bronson for their'
assistance during the 1998 leg-
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STATE HOUSING INITIATIVES PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM ($HIP)
NOTICE F FUNDING AVAILABILITY
The SHIP program was created for the purpose of providing funds to local governments as an
incentive for the creation of local housing partnerships, to expand production of and preserve affordable
housing, and to increase housing related employment.
Gulf County has received funding under Florida's' State Housing Initiative Partnership Program
(SHIP) for the Fiscal Year 1997-1998 and has been approved for funding for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.
Pursuant to Florida Statute 420.9075(3)i(b), the availability of these funds must be advertised as follows:
Fiscal year 199711998 (July 1, 1997- June 30, 1998) funds are $350,000, and projected Fiscal Year
1998-1999 (July 1, 1998 June 30, 1999) funds are $350,000.
Estimated amount of SHIP funds allocated for each strategy/activity for. each fiscal year are as fol-
Housing Rehabilitation ..
Down Payment Assistance
Closing Cost Assistance
Home Ownership Counseling
INCOME SET ASIDE
Very Low & Low Income
SVery Low, Low & Moderate Income
Very Low, Low & Moderate Incoime
Very Low, Low & Moderate Income
Very Low, Low & Moderate Income
At a minimum, thirty (30?,%) of units assisted under each strategy/activity will benefit very low income
families. At a minimum, thirty (30%) of units assisted under each strategy/activity n"il benefit low income
fam ilies. .w : : .. .. .- -. ..: .; : ..: "
The maximum income limits according to family size are as follows:
FAMILY SIZE 1 2 3 4 '/6 7 8
Very Low Income 11,650 13,300, 15,000 16,650 18,000' 19,300 2650 22,000
Low Income 18,650 21,300 24,000 26,650 28,750 .30,900 33,050' 35,150 '
Moderate Income 27,972 31,968 35,964 39,960 43,157 46,354 49,550 52,747
The maximum housing value limitation allowable for program participation for each strategy is $98,523
for Existing Homes and $106,365 for New Built Homes. SHIP FUNDS MAY NOT BE USED TO
PURCHASE, REHABILITATE, OR REPAIR MOBILE HOMES!
APPLICANT SELECTION CRITERIA:
( i)'f)o6u'sing Rehabilitatioh shall be by a lottery system.
(*)Land Acquisition, Down Payment Assistance and Closing, Cost Assistance shall be first quali-
fled/first served for those qualified for a residential loan from a participating lender.
ELIGIBLE SPONSOR SELECTION CRITERIA: -
Eligible Sponsor participation will be based on a criteria that will include:
'(a) an eligible sponsor locally based having expertise in providing Affordable Housing. Y
-b) amount of non-SHIP funds and/or the, value of in-kind services committed as SHIP. leverage.
(c) production goals in relation to the Housing Assistance Plan.
;(d) percentage of units targeted to very low income persons.
I(e) compliance with Rule 67-37, Local Housing Assistance Plan as applicable.
TARGET AREAS: Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program. During the program year 97-98
;it is anticipated that Gulf County will make applications to the State of Florida for Community
iDevelopment Block Grants (CDBG). In support of the CDBG applications, SHIP funds in the amount
o if ($100,000) will be targeted to the Highland View area, and ($55,000) will be. targeted to the City of
Wewahitchka. Applicant selection criteria for families within the targtedarea will be by a "Lottery" sys-
Program Income and Recaptured Program Funds will be utilized on a county wide basis consistent
with the applicant selection criteria, strategies and income eligibility, as approved.
APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE (AFTER AUG 17, 1998) FOR HOMEOWNERSHIP ACTIVI-
.:TIES (Land Acquisition, Down Payment Assistance and Closing Cost). APPLICATIONS FOR HOUS-
(ING REHABILITATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AUGUST 1. 1998 thru SEPTEMBER 15.
1998. A LOTTERY FOR REHABILITATION FUNDS WILL BE ADVERTISED AND CONDUCTED
'SHORTLY AFTER THE END OF THE APPLICATION PERIOD.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE: County Courthouse Rooms: 147 & 204; and in
iWewahitchka, (Old Courthouse) at the County Extension Office.
"The local SHIP contact person is Bo Williams. (850) 229-6125 Tue. thru Fri; Mon (850) 639-3019.
5t" July'16, 23,30 Auust 6 and 13, 1998.
z Commissioners also recog-
, nized Lehigh Baker. Max Bass,
'Dan Pelham, Earl Underhill, Samr
Ard and the St. Joe Corp. for their
assistance during the legislative
All GFC meetings are open to
Workshop in PSJ
The Marine Fisheries
Commission has scheduled a
series of four public workshops to
receive comment on Northwest
Florida shrimp fishing issues,
including allowable harvest areas
and restricted species designation
.The first three workshops will
be in Niceville, Pensacola and
Panama City. The final workshop
will be held at the Port St. Joe Fire
Station on Thursday, August 13
from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is
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PAGE 10A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998
St. Joe AAA 2-0 In District
Dsrc IV Dixie Yot
Baseball began the AAA All Stars I : "
(10 a/nd TUnder) Tournament ~l'' -Z ,
N". Mf m" ~-471,"r
Saturday, July 11 th in Eastpoint.
Through Tuesday night's action,
Port St. Joe has remained in the
winner's bracket with a 2-0
Double elimination competi-
tion began Saturday at 5 p.m.
with Port St. Joe taking a tight 5-
4 victory over Parker.
The pitching team of Zack
Tarantino (2), Ashlyn Parker (2),
Jordan Todd (1), and Daniel
Welch (1) struck out four, walked
two and gave up nine hits.
At the plate, St. Joe batters
were led by Welch with two hits,"
while Tom Boone, Todd, Andrew
Furr and Parker each picked up
In other action Saturday. -
Springfield defeated Bayou
Wewahitchka suffered a loss
to Callaway in a close 6-5 game.
Trannon Myers and Josh Pitts hit
two singles each and Sean
Bierman added ;a double fNor
T.j.f ^; 4! ,;
Troy Davis; standing] Ashton Larry, Channing Beard, Josh Jenkins, Jordan Todd, Tom Boone, Andrew
Furr and Ashlyn Parker; [coaches in rear] Henry Boone, Mgr. Mike Todd, and Stacy Strickland.
[Seated, I to rl B. J. Strickland, Collins Abrams, Kenny McFarland and Micah Dodson;
[Kneeling] Shawn Reynolds, Cody Strickland, Stephen Tarantino, Stephen Besore, Ashley Haddock
and Michael Douds; [Standing] Raye Bailey, Kale Guillot, coaches. Joey Tarantino and Rei
Strickland, manager Alan Strickland, and Antonio Smiley. .
PSJ Dixie Youth to Host
Majors District Tourney
The Port St. Joe Dixie
Baseball League will host this
. year's Major All Stars (12 and
under) District Tournament
beginning Saturday, July 18th.
Seven area leagues will be com-
petlng in the double elimination
tournament, with the victor earn-
ing a berth in the state champi-
onship to be held in Belleview
(Pensacola) in August.
Port St. Joe will open the
tourney at 5 p.m. (ET) in a game
against, Parker, followed by a 7
p.m. match-up of Bayou George
and Callaway. Springfield and
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Franklin County will play in the
Wewahitchka drew the bye
and will wait to begin on Monday
at 7 p.m when they will face thie
winner of Saturday's late game.
The winners of games #1 and
#2 will meet on the diamond
Monday in the 9 p.m. game. while
the losers take the night off and
play Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Games will continue nightly
.at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. through
Thursday: then championship
games) will be played at 8 p.m.
Friday and, if necessary,, on
Monday night Port St. Joe
took its second win in a run-rule
shortened 14-2 game against
Ashton Laniy, Channing
Change in Spectator Parking
Everyone in the area is
encouraged to get down to the
baseball complex located on
Tenth Street in Port St. Joe to
-support the. county's all stars.
Spectators will- be asked to first
use the parking along Tenth
Street, then if none is available, to
park in the area adjacent to the
tennis courts on Eighth Street.
Since the Stac House will be
frequented by local youngsters
nightly, the league is attempting
to keep traffic in its immediate
area at a minimum. There will be
only handicapped parking allowed
near the outfield.during this tour-
ney. As always, those attending
are welcome to watch from lawn
chairs in the outfield area.
While watching the action, be
sure to check out the variety of
refreshments offered at the field's
concession stand. The selection
will include freshly grilled ham-
burgers, steamed hot dogs, potato
chips, cold soft drinks, hot coffee,
popcorn, chocolate bars, candy
and much morel
Port St. Joe's All Stars
Fielding for Port St. Joe are
Collins Abrams. Raye Bailey,.
Stephen Besore, Micah Dodson.
Michael Douds, Kale Guillot,
Ashley Haddock, Kenny
McFarland, Shawn Reynolds,
Antonio Smiley, B. J. Strickland,
Cody Strickland and Stephen
They are being coached by
Alan Strickland (manager), Rex
Strickland and Joey Tarantino.
Wewahitchka's All Stars
Wewahitchka's team mem-
bers are Trampus Andrews,
Michael Gortman. Drew Hall, Kyle
Hall, Will Harrell, Logan Maestri,
Trent Myers, Hunter Nunnery,
Steve Peak, Kyle Rich, Jeffery
Semmes, Brandon Skipper and
They are being, coached by
Charles Grice (manager), Tony
Strange and Steve Peak.
Beard and Tarantino combined
efforts in four innings on the
mound to strike out five and, walk
two. The trio gave up only one hit
to Springfield's batsmen.
Recording hits for St. Joe
were Welch, Todd, and Troy
Davis, each with doubles and
Larry and Boone with a single
In the early game Monday.
Callawav handed Franklin
County a 13-3 loss in a run-rule
shortened game to drop them into
the loser's bracket.
Tuesday night's first game
saw Bayou George eliminated
from further play following a 1.6-0
loss to Parker.
Port St. Joe was scheduled to
return to play '"Callaway
Wednesday night at 9 p.m. (ET) in
the winners' bracket. The first
game, set for 7 p.m., will feature
an elimination game between
Wewahitchka and Parker.
The winners of these pair-offs
will meet Thursday at 9 p.m. A
loss for St. Joe will send them to
the 7 p.m. loser's bracket game on
Thursday to play Tuesday's
Franklin County/Springfield vic-,
The tourney will wrap up on
Friday or Saturday night, depend-
ing on the standings of the
remaining teams. A single match-
up will begin at 8 p.m. on those
days. Everyone is invited and
encouraged to attend the games;
and support the Gulf County ath-
letes. To reach the field, take
Highway 98 into Eastpoint, then
turn left on Sixth Street.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998
Seagrass Scarring Moderate In Bay; Turtle Crawls Down; Scallop Festival Plans Grow
Turtle crawls in St Joseph
Bay have been down slightly in
numbers this year, as opposed to
last year, according to a report
made by Jack Schmidt, a volun-
teer observer. Schmidt made his
report to a meeting of the St Joe
Bay* Committee meeting last
Schmidt salc, 'This isn't
cause for any concern since tur-
/ ties don't lay every year."' He re-
ported that the 'crawl' was down
only slightly from the previous
year with 73 crawls reported In
the state park to the Stump Hole
areas and over 20 in the vicinity
between Tyndall Air Force Base
and St. Joe Beach.
"I think it's Important that we
continue to develop a. lighting
program, asking for proper light-
ing along the beach by homeown-
ers to ensure continued crawls.
We also need a better monitoring
program to care for the young
' hatchlings, making sure they get
to the water after a hatch has
been made, rather than end up
as prey- to predators or diverted
from their crawl to the sea by on-
shore lights," he further stated.
Jim Newton presented a
rough draft of a boating guide he
had prepared of St. Joseph Bay.
S.Newton posted his draft and
presented'it to the committee for
use in, reproduction for the fu-
He .said financial help for pre-
paring such a guide was available
from several different sources and
suggested some lead "agency
spearhead such, a search for,
Lucinda Coverston of the
state's Boaters. Improvement
Trust Fund was present and vol-
unteered the Information that her
agency is a source of such funds.
Frank Sargent. Assistant Re-
search Scientist, Florida Marine
Research Institute, gave the main
address of the program on the
problem of scarring of seagrass
beds, its location and the severity
of the problem.
Some locations were all but
obliterated by 'the scarring, Sar-
gent showed with the usepof sev-
St. Joseph Bay has only
slight to moderate scarring, thus
far, with attempts made to com-
bat ,the problem several years
The Gulf County Board of
Commissioners recognized the
problem and introduced a pro-
gram, through a committee, of es-,
tablishing a buoy line in the bay
for boaters to follow. Some of the
buoys have since deteriorated to
the point of ineffectiveness caus-
ing the scarring to begin again
through various means.
Sargent said the problem
wasn't a deliberate attack on the
grass beds but was caused by in-
experienced boaters and various
The scarring inside the bay is
limited, almost exclusively, to the
shallow waters of the southern
portion to the southwest portion
of the body of water. The extent of
the scarring is moderate.
I Sargent said that the problem'
is made, worse by the fact that
boat registrations are growing
faster In Florida than the popula-
tion of the state.
SRon Heonstlne of the U.S.
Marine Research Institute, gave a
progress report of the team's re-
search experiments an the bay.
The team is currently con-
ducting seismic surveys of the
bay bottom trying to ascertain
where the water in the bay origi-
nates. They have dug numerous
wells attempting to determine 'the
water flow. origin and make-up of
the bay bottom.
The committee worked on
plans for this year's Scallop Festi-
val, to be presented September 5.
Dianne Scholz, new Chamber
executive director said that from
all reports, last year's festival was,
a huge success and this year's Is'
going to be no less an attraction.
She reported a. high volume
of interest has already been
shown by exhibitors, booths ,and
other participants planning to
take part in the festivities.
Major Kent Thompson with
the Marine Patrol, who was
present at the meeting, gave a re-
port on the recently started scal-
lop season in the bdy. He stated,
"It got started with a lot of inter-
est, but we didn't have to make
any arrests for people having over
BOATERS' TRUST FUND
Lucinda Coverstone gave a
brief report on the status of the
state Boaters' Trust- Fund; a fund
generated by the sale ofboatper-
Smils within a county. A portion of
the registration fee Is set aside for
boating improvements within the
county in which 'they are collect-
They are applied on projects
decided within thq fQunty.
Gulf County currently re-
ceives from $7,000 to $8,000 a
year and usually spends the mon-
ey on Improving '.boat landings
within the county.
Turtle Hatching Season Approaches
* Hatchlings Face
Safety of Water
by Barbara Bells
Mother sea turtle has made
her journey to the beach and laid
her clutch of eggs, but the hatch-
lings' journey is just about to
Around 65 days after the eggs
are laid, the baby sea turtles will
hatch and emerge from their
sandy nest, struggling toward the
water. They will instinctively head
for the open Gulf of Mexico, where
they will find refuge as they grow
(This season however, the tur-
tles may hatch early because of
the warm weather.)
When baby sea turtles are
ready to hatch, they peck open
their rubbery eggshells and tum-
ble into the nest. As each baby
makes its way out of its shell.
they move around together, grad-
ually pushing the empty eggshells
'to the bottom of the nest and
themselves' to the top.
4 This is very tiring, and the
hatchlings rest between periods of
frantic movement toward the top
of the cavity. This can go on for as
long as five days before they actu-
ally break the surface.
As they move closer and clos-
er to the top of the nest, a slight
depression will begin to form in
the sand. This indicates that the
time is then right for the tiny tur-
tles to emerge into the world.
Ordinarily, around 100
hatchlings (more or less) will
burst out of the sand in a frenzy-
they will be a bit confused, but
somehow they'll find their way to
As the hatchlings come out of
the nest, usually at night when
.u rtl ,s ut,- ha.h.,, .,dtw r surf '
.. Baby turtles, just hatched, head toward the surf.
it's 'cooler, they have to get by
ghost crabs and birds. Whether
they hatch at dawn or at dusk,
many of the babies will fall victim
to these predators.
Birds and crabs, however, are
the turtles' natural enemies.
Hatching sea turtles also face
another enormous obstacle on
their trek to the water, a man-
It doesn't matter what kind of
light it is. whether it's "turtle
friendly" or not. hatchlings will
crawl toward it.
A nest near the boundary of
Tyndall Air Force Base had no
other lights to attract the baby
sea turtles-not even the lights at
When they hatched, they had
or .y about 95 feet to go until they
wquld reach the water. They went
about 40 feet then started
heading north. The red glow of the
Tyndall runway lights was
brighter than the starlight shining
on the water.
It doesn't matter what the
lights are-whether it's just a
lamp, a spot, a "turtle friendly"
light, a street lamp. signs,
walkovers painted white, or 'white
tennis shoes It just doesn't
[See TURTLES on Page 4B)
Upon reaching the water, the
turtles will swim until they reach
the sargasso grasses. They will
live there for a time, feeding on
small jellyfish and crustaceans.
hiding from predators, and grow-
ing to maturity.
Obstacles to Survival
Unfortunately, many of the
baby turtles will never make it to
those safe grasses. Their battle
will be over before they even reach
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MEDITATIONS OF A
By LOWELL F. ADAMS
"Better is a little with
righteousness than great
revenues without right."
-- Proverbs 16:8
H`EO LOTTERY IS A FORM OF GAMBLING. If I play the
lottery and win, I collect lots of money that comes from poor people
who can ill afford to lose it. Little children often have to do without
needed commodities, clothes and food, because of the -foolish
gambling of their parents.
Gambling as we know it, is not mentioned in the Bible. They did
decide issues 'on occasion by "casting lots", as when the soldiers
decided who would take Jesus' clothes at the crucifixion. We call this
"drawing straws" today. But in those days very few coins were in
circulation. Generally riches were determined in property, such as
silver and gold, jewels, houses, livestock and grain. These things were
called money. Mankind has always been cursed with a love of money
(riches). Gambling developed as banknotes and coins became
common tender. The love of money gave birth to gambling, and God
says the love of money is sin.
I Timothy 6:10 "The love of money is the root of all evil, which
some coveting'after, have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves
through with many sorrows." That pretty well describes some of the
stories I have heard of the effects on many of the lottery winners.
Some time back, I read a poll someone had conducted, interviewing
lottery winners. It was most amazing. Many wished they had never
won. It many times brings sorrow instead of happiness.
Gambling is extremely addictive. Once hooked 6n it, getting
loose from is like any other addiction. Advertising of some of the
casinos in Biloxi, Mississippi, are offering people in other areas
almost unbelievable deals to get them started. Packages containing
lavish hotel accommodations, free meals and money to start playing
with. The money is soon back in the casino's hands, along with much
of the sucker's money. It does not take much for one to "get the fever"
and become addicted.
As a Christian I am supposed to labor honestly to provide for
myself and my family. I am supposed to trust God to see that [do not
suffer in the process. During my years of trying to follow Jesus and
honor God, He has never failed me. In times of want and stress, God
has always done for me what He said in I Peter 5:7, "Cast your care
upon Him, for He careth for you." I know God is a miracle worker.
He has literally performed miracles, to rescue me from financial need,
and make it so my family and I did not suffer. Any Christian, and
Child of God, can count on Him. Anytime we have done our best, and
there still is need. "FAITH IS OUR VICTORY." (I John 5:4)
Is it a sin to Gamble to play the lottery? "Yes, it is!"
Gambling is of this world, and God's Word tells us to refrain from the
things of this world. Have faith in God. Put all your care upon Him.
God is our Heavenly Father. He cares for us.
16. 311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456.
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
MORNING WORSHIP- -11:00 AM ET* EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM ET
Sunday School 9:45 am Discipleship Training 5:00 pm Sun. Evening
Wed. Night at 7:00 pm. Youth Group Meeting, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting
"0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is dithe man that trustera in Him."
Please accept this invitation to join us in worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
For information concerning our bus ministry, please call 647-5026 -
First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe
Church Office 227-1493 Gus Carpenter, Pastor
Sunday School .... .. .......9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .......... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service ............ 6:30 p.m.
W wednesday .................... 7.00 p.m.
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us
Rev. and Mrs. Greg Lowery
Lowerys in Revival
At First Pentecostal
Rev, Greg Lowery 'of Dublin,
Georgia. \%ill be the guest evange-
list for revival services to held
July 19 through 24 at the First
Pentecostal Holiness Church In
Port St. Joe.
Brother Lowery holds creden-
dtials in the Church of God and
has been evangelizing for the past
twvo years throughout several
states. He is accompanied by.his
wife, Kvmberly, and daughter.
Brittany. They are members of the
Blackville Church of God in
Pastors Gus and Mary
Carpenter and the congregation
cordially invite the public to
attend. Services will be held
nightly at 7:00 p.m. at First
Pentecostal. located at 2001
In I Corinthians 16:14
we find, "Let all you do be
j done in love."
Years ago when I felt
someone had done some-
Oliver F. Taylor .. thing \yrong to me, my first
Visitation Alinister, 'Fipst response \Vas to get even.
United Methodist Church Christ has taught me a bet-
ter way. Now I pray for the person. I don't pray that
they will be changed; I pray for an understanding
Of, course, we all see need for changes in our,
loved ones' lives. Too often we want others to change
to accommodate us. This is selfish. There is an old
proverb which goes, "Never criticize someone else
until you have walked in his shoes for a day." Christ
set the example of love in his sacrifice. As Christians
we need to seek out the better way to respond to oth-
Registration forms can be
obtained from the church office
by stopping by or calling 229-
8691. Registration is $15 per fam-
ily. Cost is $25/month for the
first child and $20/month for
additional children of the same
family. For more information,
contact the church office.
The friendly place to worship!
First Baptist Church
Mexico Beach Jim Davis, Pastor
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.i:'& 6:30 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m: (all ages)
hiednesday Adult Prayer & Bible Study at 6:30 p.m.
Please note, all times cen(rall
NURSERY PROVIDED FOR ALL SERVICES
Located at 823 N. 15th St, Mexico Beach Comer of 15th & Califomia 648-5776
Come and Be Blessed!
Fellowship Church of Praise
302 Martin Luther King Blvd. Port St. Joe
Sunday School ........................................................10 a.m .
M morning Service ................................................ 11 a.m .
Tuesday Bible Study .................................... 7 p.m.
Thursday Praise & Worship ............................... 7 p.m.
"BECAUSE WE CAN DO YOU GOOD!"
ROSA L. GARLAND, pastor 2,,ll
J? =SL ^ CHURCH
6 1TI 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
S SUNDAY WORSHIP ...................10 a.m.
ADULT SCHOOL .....................11 a.m.
SSUNDAY SCHOOL Young Children Nursery Available
Pastor, Rev. J. Reid Cameron
First Baptist Church >
d" | 102 THIRD STREET PORT -ST.,JOE '
L." .-Allen Welborn Buddy Caswei, .'- -'
Pastor Minister of Music & Youth
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
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" )
Come Visit and Enjoy
FAITH BIBLE CHVRCH14.
801 20th St. Port St. Joe
The Church of the Nazarene
would like to warmly invite all
children, ages three to 16, to
come to vacation Bible school
Bible school began on July 13 and
will continue until July 17.
Sessions will begin each day at
9:00 a.m. and last until 12:00
,' D DRU0
Dr. John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820
Drop The Grudge
To carry a grudge, is a heavy load
For anyone to bear.
You need a Friend like Jesus, who will
all your burdens share.
He can take any load, and handle it
with ease. ,
But you have to say, here I am Lord, to
do with as you please.
He forces nothing on us, but we have
to give up grudges and strife.
We have to live for Jesus, to truly have
an abundant life.
So if you have sin in your life, and
hold a grudge today.
The best thing to do is give it to Jesus,
l-H'll cleanse you right away.
You'll wonder, if you think about it,
why you held the grudge so long
Because when the burden is lifted you'll
find out youwere wrong.
SSunday School......................10:00 a.m.
Morning Service....................11:00 a.m.
[ Evening Service........................6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Meeting. .7:00 p.m.
Bill Taylor, Pastor Roger Louks, ss'. Pastor
Homeof TA1TH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Constitution and fMontument
Catch the s i ort St. e
STHE UNITED METHODISTCHURCH
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School .........9:45 a.m. ,Methodist Youth
Morning Worship ....11:00 a.m. Fellowship ..............6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship..........7:30 p.m.,
(904)-227-1724 Choir Practice
Rev. Jesse Evans Wednesday .............7:30 p.m.
PASTOR Choir Director. Robert E. Downs. Jr.
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULFCOUNTY
* 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)
THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
Discover God's love!
S 1601 Long Auenue Pbrt SL Joe 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.m.
SAdult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
Curtis Clark, pastor
Mark Jones, minister of music & youth
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Bible Study: Worship:
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday
6 p.m. Wednesday Nursery
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue j
Come Find Out What All the Excitement Is at 2247 Hwy. 71
(1/10 mile north of Overstreet Road)
The Church of Christ
in Wewahitchka wants to make a difference in your life.
Sunday School 9 a.m. CDT
Worship Service 10 a.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. CDT
THIS WEEK'S .
MESSAGE: HAVE YOV
REALLY GOTTEN TOQ
KNOW YOUR B9ST .
COME AND UCLBt-IA TI E 1 ,> .
THIS LORD'S DAY WITH ," ,
Visit Usl Upstairs- First Union Bank Building
Sunday Worship 10 AU and 5 PJ.
ue Dy, Pahstr Shudyl 227-2583 Mh: 227-1180
GA E 2B
Registration for a program to
give parents of young children: a'
"day out" is now open. The Long
Avenue Baptist Church Mother's
Day Out program will provide par-
ents of children, ,ages birth
through pre-kindergarten, six
hours of quality child care every
Child care will be available
from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each
Tuesday and will include classes
divided by age. The program will
begin in August.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998 PAGE 3B
Distribution of USDA Commodities to Qualified Resident
U.S. Department of Agricul-
ture surplus commodities will be
distributed to eligible area rest- ,
dents on July 21 and 23. The,
foods will be distributed at the ,
Old Senior Citizen's Building in
Port St. Joe and the Senior.
Citizen's building -in Wewahitch-
The distribution in Port St.
Joe will be on Tuesday, July 21,
from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m., ET, and
the distribution. in. Wewahitchka
_ willbe on.Thursday, Jily 23,
from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m., CT.
Recipients must have a current
commodity card to receive their
There will be ino registration
at the distribution centers.
Anyone who has questions con-
cerning their eligibility or who.
would like to come by and sign up
should call 229-9114, 639-5068,
or come by the' commodity office'
in the Gulf County Courthouse
prior to these dates.
Wewa residents may come to
the old courthouse on Wednes-
day, July 22, from 12:30 to 4:30
p.m., CT, to be certified for com-
Any household whose gross
income Is not in excess of the
state-established maximum per-
centage of the poverty line for the
appropriate household size or
who can prove its eligibility for
food stamps, Aid to Families with
Dependent Children (AFDC).
Supplemental Security Income
(SSI), or Medicaid is eligible to
receive the USDA foods.
Documents accepted as proof
of eligibility include proof of eligi-
bility in the above programs. As
an alternative to providing such
documents, a household may
ts Scheduled r son Sat.
sS ched led The Port St. Joe Junior varsi-
s,- S d..l .. ed ty and varsity cheerleaders will be
simply complete anapcaon holding a carwash on Saturday,
simply complete an application July 18, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00
giving total household income. p.m. in, the First Union National
Rules for acceptance and par- Bank parking lot.
ticipation in the program are the ,
same for everyone without regard :, All proceeds will be used to
to race, color, national origin, age, defray the cost of transportation
sex, or handicap. to NCA Cheerleading Camp.
truth JTPA and WAGE S
tyath oiAwarded Funding
'Joe Camel, the
always had a
cigarette in his .
mouth and was
at a party?
Last year, the federal, gov-
ernment, as part of the tobacco
settlement, told R. J. Reynolds'
(the makers of Camel cigarettes)
that they could not depict Joe
Camel in any advertisement.
Well, call it ole' American inge-
nuity, because, they've., found a.
way around this "predicament".
About a week ago, I was in a
.convenience store and I saw a
catalog entitled, "Camel Cash
Timeless collectables 1913-
1998". The cover shows people
clad in fancy suits from the thir-
ties smoking cigarettes.
I thought, "Well, maybe this'
isn't just an advertising stunt,"
so I picked up the catalog and
found that throughout the
entire book there were over 100
pictures not including mentions
of Joe Camel, "The cool
American Icon" as depicted.
These all included lighters, t-
shirts, collectable glasses etc. R.
J. Reynolds Is simply trying to
pass off these blatant advertise-
ments as collectables.
You may agree toa this,. but,
think ofit this way. When these
shirts and cups get distributed.
hundreds of people potentially
could see the same shirt, thus
creating advertisement even if
R. J. Reynolds Isn't doing it
In Camel's own words, "By
this time, Jog could be found
just about anvbhere". It makes
you think, did we intervene a lit-
tle too late?
If you have any questions or
:comments write to "Truth", c/o
'tJoe Robinson. 228 8th Street,
I Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
The Gulf 'Coast Workforce
Coalition, responsible for oversee-
ing the provision of services to
participants under the federal Job
Training Partnership Act (JTPA)
-aid Florida's new welfare pro-
Sgram (WAGES), has announced
the funding awards for 1998-99
JTPA funds provide year-
' "ound training and job placement
assistance for economically disad-
vantaged youth: and dislocated
workers, as well 'as. summer pro-
grams for underprivileged youth.
For JTPA and WAGES service pro-
vision, the Board award Gulf
Coast -Community College
$1,027,800 and Tom P. Haney
Technical Center $722,000.
For the-flrst time in Florida's
History, the welfare and workforce
development systems represent
an integrated and coordinated
effort between the public and pri-
vate sectors to place citizens into
Any resident of Bay, Gulf, or'
Franklin counties looking for
employment may turn to local
Workforce Employment Centers
for assistance. All services will be',
provided free of charge.
The board recently'.
announced the introduction of
Workforce Centers and the Work-
Web. which offer, free of charge,
valuable services to both job seek-
ers and employers looking for
qualified candidates. Workforce
Centers are located at Gulf Coast
Community College and Tom P.
Haney Technical Center and offer
"'5d range of free services to both job
- seekers ancL.empipyers. -
These services include "job
search assistance, resume writing
help, labor market Information,
and referrals to government agen-
cies such as transportation and
welfare. The Work-Web offers any-
one looking for work the opportu-
nity to search for job openings In
the tri-county area. In addition.
employers may post job openings,
browse resumes, and search for
the best job candidate online.
The Work-Web may be found
at www.work-web.com. For more
information about the Work-Web,
tax credits to employers, and
other services, please call (850).
914-6240 or 872-3853.
The Gulf Coast Workforce
Coalition, whose offices are locat-
ed at Gulf Coast Community
College, is composed a 34 volun-
teer members-more than half
from the private sector-with
appointments balanced between
Bay. Gulf, and Franklin counties.
For more information about
the Board and its responsibilities,
please call (850) 913-3285 or visit
the GCWDB's web site at
Scott and Tammy Cawthron
would like to extend a warm
thank you to Oak Grove Assembly
of God Church, their family mem-
bers, and everyone who offered
their prayers, support, and help
during Tammy's hospital stay and
while she was recovering.
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Environmental Opportunities are Around the Corner
by Jim Newton
We all share a concern for our
environment. It is critical that we
do more than talk about it. Our
future and the future of our chil-
dren and generations to come
depend upon what we do now and
in the near future.
The larger question is what
can we do? The USEPA has writ-
ten over 17,000 pages of regula-
tions. We do not need additional
regulations. I believe what we
need is a stronger education pro-
gram for ourselves and our chil-
dren, and for the many tourists
that frequent our area.
As I have previously suggest-
ed, this education program could.
be developed and administered by
the St. Joe Bay Environmental
Center. The center is in its forma-
It is planned that exhibits be
developed and shown at the cen-
ter. These exhibits will show key .:
environmental information about
the bay and ways to protect it, at
the same time allowing for its use
by all interested parties.--
I would like to suggest a loca-
tion for the center. I believe that
the Centennial Building would be
an ideal location for the center.
The back half of the building
would be converted into an audi-
torium that would seat 200 peo-
The stage would be the cen-
terpiece of the auditorium. A large
.screen would also be installed.
This would allow the auditorium
to, be used as a movie theater dur-;'
ing the summer for local children.
The front half would house the
center exhibits. This conversion-
would be funded by grants from
charities and other foundations.
In addition. Port St. Joe and
Gulf County offer unique oppor-
tunities to explore and lead in
community environmental pro-
grams. Port St. Joe could partic-
ipate In EPA's Green Commu-
nities program. This program is
designed to emphasize the envi-
ronmental aspects of a
community and to direct its devel-
opment while protecting the
In addition, there is a new
Take Home a Friend:
A wide variety of dogs and
cats are currently up for adoption
at the Gulf County Pound. Many
of these animals have been aban-
doned and simply need a good
home ... a loving home like yours.
The animals being housed at
the pound right now include the
following: "Sam," a white male
poodle (has up-to-date shots);
"King," a large gray and white
wire-haired dog (u.t.d. shots); a,
female lab/bull mix: a three year
old female with puppies: a large
samoya/chow mix; a long-haired,
medium size shaggy dog; a year
old male German shepherd/
husky mix. and a large white lab.
Also at the pound are two
year old, full-blooded rat terriers
(male and female); a female black
and white schnauzer: a three
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matter. We have seen it all from
We have seen tracks of babies
crawling toward lights and
crawling and crawling. never to
reach the water-slowly exhaust-
ing themselves. They stop to rest
only be snatched up by a ghost
crab. bitten by ants, or eaten by
another predator. They end up
baked in the sun, stuck in drains.
under cement driveways any-
where that they shouldn't be .
because of lights.
We, the Gulf County Turtle
Patrol, ask you. the public, to
help us out by doing the following:
Keep lights off, particularly
those outside or underneath your
home or business.
Don't shine flashlights or'
camera lights at hatchlings. Let
your eyes adjust to the dark, and
you will be able to see them.
Be careful driving on the
beaches of Cape San Bias, Money
Bayou. and Indian Pass from
'dusk to dawn.
Walk carefully around nests
on St. Joseph's Peninsula: this is
where most of our nests are locat-
for Better Drivers
Talk to usabout how safe drivers can save.
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program area being developed
that promotes the development of
sustainable industrial parks
where one industry's wastes are
raw materials for another, thereby
reducing or eliminating waste
There is a growing interest in
these ecological industrial parks,
and Port St. Joe could be a leader
in developing such a park in coop-
eration with St. Joe Company.
Port St. Joe could also look at
EPA's Project XL for key environ-
Adopt An Animal
month old black lab: a Siamese
cat, a four month old tabby (u.t.d.
shots): and a gray and white cat.
If your pet is lost or if you are
conidiririno getting a pet, please
check at the pound first.
If you are interested In any of
these animals, or would ,like
adoption information, please call
the Gulf County Sheriff's Office at
227-1115 and ask for Johnny
Collins or 'the St. Joseph Bay
Humane Society at 227-1103.'
mental projects for its wastewater
treatment system. All that is
needed is a forward looking lead-
ership and the enthusiasm of its
Proceeding in these environ-
mental projects will offer several
benefits to the community. First,
there would be tremendous posi-
tive publicity and national recog-
nitiori for,the city, county and its
residents, which would result in,
improved investment interest in
the community and' improved
grant funding opportunities.
'There would be an increase in
tourism 'and the money that they
bring. There would be improved
opportunities for the residents
and businesses: in the commu-
nity. This all will result in an
improved quality of life for current
residents and future generations.'
Law enforcement officers with
the Department of Environmental
Protection will step up their
enforcement of vehicles violating
the state's visible emissions
statutes. According to the DEP's
Air Monitoring Qffice., live percent
of vehicles are responsible for 50
percent of air emissions.
Over the last year, officers
with the Florida Marine Patrol
have stopped vehicles; observed
emitting visible emissions. Most
of these stops resulted in the vio-
lator being educated as to the
problem and a warning being
issued. In stepping up enforce-
ment, officers will begin issuing
citations to drivers who knowing-
ly and willfully violate the visible
First time offenses are classi-
fied as second degree misde-
meanors and can carry a fine of
up to S500 and/or 60 days In jail.
If any questions arise concerning
visible emissions, please contact
the Panama City Marine Patrol/
'Park Patrol Office at (850) 233-
Money Allocated to
Florida for Firefighting
More than $32 million in fire- 155,000 acres of woodlands have
fighting assistance, ranging from burned. Fires have threatened a
satellite fire-spotting images to number of communities, de-
sleeping cots, has been author- strayed structures and crops
sized for Florida as a result of the worth millions and injured at
president's disaster declaration least 26 people. There are an av-
for wildfires. erage of 80 to 100 new fires daily
Under the federal disaster re- caused by lightning strikes.
sponse plan, the Federal Emer- More than $1'8 million was
agency Management Agency obligated Wednesday to deplby
(FEMA) is the lead agency in pro- firefighting equipment for rapid
viding direct federal aid to the response to critical areas. Sixteen
state on a 75/25 cost-share basis fire crews of 20 persons each, 19
to pay for measures needed to helicopters. 97 flre engines, and
save lives, protect property, and two air tankers are scheduled to
safeguard public health and safe- arrive in Florida over the next
ty. The state's share thus far ex- several days. according to the Na-
ceeds $7.5 million. tonal Interagency Fire Center.
FEMA has coordinated the ef- Under a mutual emergency
forts of state and federal agencies assistance agreement between
'in 19 states to combat what is de- Florida' and other states, those
scribed as the worst fires to dark- that provide aid to Florida, such
en Florida in 50 years. In the cur- as peI-donnel or equipment, can
rent emergency more than 2.000 be reimbursed for their costs.
firefighters and support person- Currently there are 13; such re-
nel have been deployed. quests pending worth $500.000.
Since May 25. In a prolonged Florida must pay:25 percent =of
drought that has worsened, this amount.
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Minutes of the .. Gulf County School DBonadtI
JUNE 2, 1998
The Gulf County School Board met in
regular session n June 2. 1.9Fia 9.00
A.M..-ST: in the Gulf.O 6tVAt'SaOI. 'rd.
Administrative Offices in Port St.,Joe The
following members were 'present.
Charlotte Pierce. Caroline Norton. David
Byrd. Man' Pndgeon. and Oscar. Redd
S The Superintendent and Board Atibrney
were also present
Chairman Pierce presided. and the
meeUting was opened i-th an'lnvocadton by
Mrs. Norton. followed by the Pledge 'of
Allegiance led by Mrs. Pndgeon. I
PAEC PRESENTATION: ..Paula
Waller. Executive Director of" the
Panhandle Area Educational Consortium.
presented a plaque to the Board recogniz-
ing Gulf School Dlstrlct as a charter pem-
ber of PAEC. and celebrating thirty years
Dr. Skip Archibald. representing
Educational Management Consultant
Services. inc presented a proposal.to the
Board for adapung the PAEC model school
board policies to the unique needs of Gulfl
School District (On motion by Mrs
Norton. second byv Mrs. Pridgeon. and
unanlmou, vote. the Board approved the
proposal as presented for a total cost ofl
812.000. plus travel expenses at state
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: On motion.
by Mr. Byrd, second by Mr. Redd, and
unanimous vote,: the Board adopted the.
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS: On
motion by Mr. Byrd. second by Mrs. .
Pridegon. and unanimous "ote. the Board
approved the following matters on the
Approval of Minutes: Approved min-
utes for May 12 1998, wvith corrections.
Budget Matters/Payment oIf Bills:
Approved the following budget amend-.
ments and payment of bills:
Budget Amendment VIII, Gneral:
Fund .,. ,,,
Budget Amendment VIII. Special
Revenue, Food Service
Budget .Amendment VIII, Special
Budget,'Amendment VIII, Capital
:Correspondence: The 'Board
acknowledged correspondence frodi Lois
Byrd, Lunchroom Ladles at Port St. Joe
High, Regina Capps, Judy CampbpheL,.and
Linda Whitfield for the appreciation lunch
served on May 4, 1999 Correspondence
was also noted from the farrmily of Jerry
Personnel: Approved personnel mat-
ters as follows:
Approved Patricia (Sissy) Worley 1to
be placed on permanent status as an
Educational Support employee f6r the
position of District Finance Ot icer ,
Approved the following personnel for
permanent status as Educational Support
employees: Patsy Cooley, Payroll "Clerk;
Cathy Mott, Fiscal Clerk; Janie Adkison,
Approved Carol Faison to be placed
on permanent status as an Educhtional
Support employee for the position of
Secretary to the Superintendent, an
Executive Secretary position.
Approved Gene McCroan for an
annual appointment to the position of
District Computer Technologist for 1998-
99 school year.
Approved Angie Benavides to be
placed on permanent status as an
Educational Support employee for the
position of Secretary to the Director of
Support Services and Assistant
Superintendent. Also, due to years of
experience, approval was granted to move
to a Secretary I.
Approved Jo O'Barr to be placed on
permanent status as an Educational
Support employee for the position of
School Food Service Secretary. Due to
years of experience, approval was granted
to move to a Secretary II.
Approved Martha Eubanks to be
placed on permanent status as an
Educational Support employee for the
postuon of Secretary I-A to the Director of
'Curriculum' and Hutaan Resources. t.,,'
Approved LaRue Huddleston to be
placed on permanent status as an
Educational Support employee for the
position ol Secretary for ESE/Student
Services (Secretary II). and Teen Parenting
- program Secretary (Secretary I-A).
Approved Melissa Schell for an annu-
al appointment for the 1998-99 school
year to the position of part time ESE Aide.
Approved the following personnel for
permanent status as Educational Support
employees: Merrie Christie Secretary I[:
Daisy Pittman Sectetary I-A. Clenton
Brownell Mechanic: Bruce Nixon -
Mechanic: Morris Shavers Mechanic:
David Causey Mechanic: Shirley Bryant
Bus Driver: Linda Purswell Bus Driver.,
William Smith Bus Driver: Shirley
Williams Bus Driver. Hazel Simmons -
Bus Driver- Betty Cleckley Bus Drhier:
Peggy Revell Bus Driver
Approved Donna Burch to be reap-
pointed for the 1998-99 school year for
her posiuon of Aide contingent upon
receipt of Federal Adult Education Grant.
Approved the following personnel for
annual status as Educational Support
employees for. the 1998-99 school year.
Diana Dykes Bus Driver; Pam Grahl -
Bus Driver, Bertha Stripling Bus Driver:
Debbie Williams Bus Driver.
Approved the following personnel for
probationary status as Educational
Support employees for the 1998-99 school
year: Lee Hall Bus Driher. Roy Norris 1
Bus Driver: Donna Jackson Bus Driver;
Rosa Lee Williams Bus Driver.
Approved the following personnel for
permanent status as Educational Support
employees Renda Kay Aylmer -
Custodian; Sandra Brock Head
Custodian; Oletha,: Bowers Custodian;
Beverly Hilton -: Custodian; Teresa
Williams Head Custodian: Willie Culver -
Custodian; Olivia Moore Head
Custodian; Lena [Weeks Custodian;
Diana Julius Head Custodian: Willie B.
McCloud Custodian: Bennie Russ -
Custodian; Ruby Farmer Custodian. Pat
Latta Custodian; Edith Thomas -
Custodian; Bessie Willis Head
Custodian; Christine Worley Head
Custodian; Ben Causey Maintenance
Technician; Greg Layfield Maintenance
Technician; Carl Phillips -. Maintenance
Technician; Terry Williams Maintenance
I; Donna Walker Secretary I-A.
Approved the following personnel for
annual status as ; Educational Support
employees for 1998-99 school year!
Marvel Myers Custodian; Rebecca Smith
Custodian; Joyce Gainous Custodian;
Rickey :Carter Maintenance II; Robert
Nowell Maintenance II; Valene Williams -
Custodian (part time).
Approved the following personnel for
probationary status as an Educational
.Support employee. for 1998-99 school
year: Melvin Martin Maintenance I.
Approved the following personnel for
permanent status as Educational Support
employees at Highland View Elementary:
Elizabeth Alcorn School Food
Service Worker; Carolyn Peak Secretary
I-A; Margaret Roberson Secretary II (part
time): Sharon Shearer School Food
Service Manager; Joyce Sweazy Aide II;
Kathy Thomas Aide III; Renda Aylmer -
School Food Service Worker (part time).
i Approved the following personnel for
annual status as an Educational Support
employee for the 1998-99 school year at
Highland View, Elementary: Kim Nobles -
Approved the following personnel for
permanent status as Educational Support
employees at Port St. Joe Elementary:
Debra Anderson Secretary II; Judy
Griffin Aide III; Priscilla Taylor Aide III;
Gilda Hobbs Aide III; Gwen Lowery -
School Food Service Manager; Marion
Deeson School Food Service Assistant
Manager (6 hours), Cashier (1 hour):
Shirley Williams Cashier (4 hours).
Approved the following personnel for
annual status as Educational Support
employees for 1998,99 school year at Port
St. Jo'E Elementary. Man Kmign Aide II:
Carolyn Royal Secretary Ill: Aldorua
Quinn School Food Service Worker:
Barbara Layfield School Food Service
Approved the following personnel for
permanent status as Educauonal Support
employees at Port St. Joe High: Betty
Boulngton Finance 1: Mary Lou Cumbie -
Secretary I-A. Marlene Sewell School
Food Senice Cashier 15 hours) Aide 11l 1(2
hours) Virginia Smith Ishare with PSJM)
Aide III. Deborah Taylor (share with
PSJM) Aide II : Peggy Harper School
Food Service Manager: Francis Hardy -
School Food Service Worker: OUlie Nedel -
School Food Service Worker.
Approved the following personnel for
annual status as Educational Support
employees for 1998-99 school year at Port
St. Joe High: Karen Seav Secreta.ry III;
Marty Riley (share with PSJMI Aide'1. q
Approved the following personnel for
annual part Ume status as Educational
Support employees for 1998-99 school
year at Port St., Joe High: Margaret,
Padgett School Food Service. Worker;
Mary Maloy School Food Service Worker;
Linda Littleton School Food Service
Approved the following personnel for
permanent status as EducaUonal Support
employees at Port St. Joe Middle School:
Wanda Nixon Secretary II: Janet'Lafnford
Aide III;. Deborah Taylor (share with
PSJH) Aide II. Virginia Smith (share with
PSJH) Aide III.
Approved the following personnel for
annual status for 1998-99 school year at
Port St Joe Middle School: Marty Riley -
Aide I (share with PSJH).
Approved the following personnel for
permanent status as Educational Support
employees at Wewahitchka High School:
Martha Sterzoy Secretary .I-A; Mary
Holley, Finance I: Tida Lee Daniels Aide
II; Brenda Jordan Secretary II; Barbara
Eubanks Aide III; Jackie Grant Aide III;
Nervine Colvin School Food Service
Manager; Dorothy Nowell -'School Food
Service Worker; Betty Cleckley School
Food Service Cashier.
Approved the following personnel for
probationary status as an Educational
Support employee for 1998-99 school year
at Wewahitchka High School: Jean
Johnson School Food Service Worker.
Approved the followingpersonnel for
permanent status as Educational Support
employees at Wewahitchka Elementary
School: Claudice Baxley Secretary II;
Sandra Husband Secretary I-A: Brenda
Little Aide III; Nicki Little Aide III;
Janice Nelson Aide III; Sharon Owens -
Aide III; Teresa Redd Aide III; Marilyn
Causey School Food Service Cashier:
Becky Hamm School Food Service
Manager; Lillian Russ School Food
Service Worker; Sheila Williams School'
Food Service Worker; Pansy Wymes -
School Food Service Assistant Manager.
Approved the following personnel as
part time annual Educational Support
employees for the 1998-99 school year:
Zenvaleen Jones School Food Service,
Approved one additional instruction-
al position at Port St. Joe Elementary and
one additional instructional position at
Wewahitchka Elementary in K-3 to reduce
Approved Kenneth Parker for an
.instructional position on annual status
for the. 1998-99 school year at the Gulf
County Association for Retarded Citizens;
Period of employment will be July 1, 1998
June 30, 1999 and will be funded by
workforce development funds, adults with
Accepted letter of, intent to retire
from Charlotte Nedley from her position of
kindergarten teacher at' Port St. Joe
Elementary School effective May 25, 1998.
Approved payment of accrued leave as
specified in Board policy.
Accepted letter of intent to retire
from Barbara Eells effective at the end of
the 1998-990.sohool year. Approved pa4r
ment of accrued leave as specified .*l
Accepted letter of resignation from C.
Denise Williams from her position of
teacher at Port St. Joe Elementary School.
Approved transfer of Alicia (Sissy)
Godwin from Highland View Elementary
School to Port St Joe Middle School as an
ESE teacher for the 1998-99 school year.,
Approved the following supplemen-
tary summer school Lnstructional persot,-
nel at Port St. Joe High School: Buck
Watford. Vernon Eppinette. Tony Barbee.
Christine White. Laurel Riley. and Judy
Approved th'e following. summer
school Instructional personnel who are dn
extended contract. not requiring supple-
mentary pay at Port St. Joe High- Gary
Howze, ;Chucki. Gannon, and Mitch
Approved the .following' supplement
tarysummer school instructional person-
nel at Wewahitchka, High School: Evelyp
Cox, Don Rich, Kerri Teall. Nicki Davis,
and Pat Patterson.
Approved the following, summer
school instruction personnel who are on
extended contract. not requiring supple-
mentary pay at Wewahltqhka High School:
Terry Stryker, James McLeod. Wayrqe
Flowers, Clayton Woolen.
Approved the following supplemen-'
tary summer school instructional person-
nel at Port.St. Joe Middle School: Gloria
Gant, Ruby Knox. and Wayne Stevens.
Approved the following supplemen-
tary summer school instructional person-
nel at Port St Joe Elementary School:
Cindy Phillips and Linda Patterson. -
Approved the following supplemen-
,tary summer school personnel at
Wewahitchka Elementary' School: Linda
Whitfield and Teresa Redd.
SAproved the following personnel for
additional summer work at Wewahltchkf
High School: George Cox 225 hours: Bill
Monks 120- hours; Brenda Jordan 8
PROGRAM MATTERS: On motion by
Mr; Byrd;, second by Mrs. Pridgeon, and
unanimous vote, the Board approved thle
following program matters: '
Approved submission of application
for Title II. Dwight D. Eisenhower grant
for the 1998-99 school year.
Approved submission of applications
for Business Partner grant and IDE4
grant for the 1998-99 school year.;
TRANSPORTATION MATTERS: On
motion'by Mr. Redd, second by Mr. Byrd,
and unanimous vote, the Board approved
the following transportation matters: i
Granted permission for, transportaf
tion of students by passenger vehicles to
Sthe following: ,!
Wewahitchka High School State
Track Meet on May 8, 1998;
Wewahltchka High School Jy
Cheerleaders Stunt Camp on May 16i
Approved Seat Cover/Cushion bids.
Tire and Tube bids, Sealed Fuel and Oil
bids, and Sealed Brake Shoe bids for
1998-99 school year as recommended.
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: The
Superintendent presented the Board with
the official title for the Port St. Joe
Elementary- construction project as
named by Collins & Associates, Inc.;
A' NEW REPLACEMENT SCHOOL FOR ,
PORT ST. JOE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'
The Board reviewed School Resourc
Officer Monthly Activity Reports for Port
St. Joe High/Port '$t Joe Middle: School
and Wewahtchka Jr.-Sr. High School for
May. 1998. No action necessary.
'A: JOURNMENT: There being no fur-
ther business, the meeting adjourned at
11:20 A.M. '
)6u'rv in good hands.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOB, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1998 PAGE 5B
This column is provided as a service of the Life Management Center, a professional counseling and
mental health center. It is not intended.to replace psychological counseling or treatment services.
M My husband arid I have decid-
ed to get a divorce. We are.con-
stantly fighting and sometimes we
hit each other. So we've finally
decided to go ahead and split up.
This is not .the question, I have,
Another detail is that we are
the biological parents of three
children, and I am the biological
parent of one child who lives with
us. We figured that the.best thing
to do for the kids was to 4hve my
husband leave at night so that
they won't have to see their dad
gQ.; We .don't think they would
understand and they would prob-
ably get upset. .
The question Is,.what do I tell
the kids when they finally.'start
'asking about' this?
Dear Concerned Parent:
First, let me commend you
a.nd your husband for taking the
S opportunityy ,to discuss and con-
p stder your children in this
instance; many couples tend to
underestimate the Impact and
.deep emotional bearing a divorce
:can have on their children.
It is easy to become so fully
:engaged in "adult" concerns that
-the children's concerns may be
,overlooked. It says much for you
:and your husband that you are
'able to discuss this touchy sub-
Instead -of the father "slipping
out", perhaps a different plan
:could prevent the children from
.being forced to draw their own
-conclusions. The first step you
:should take for the benefit of the
:family is to have a discussion with
:all members present. Children
*need to be told exactly WHAT a
divorce is. They should also be
assured that the event Is not their
.fault; we must be careful to relate
'this in our words as well as our
Furthermore, tell the children
What this means to them (i.e.-
Will schools change? Will they live
in the same house? Etc.) This
MUST be a time that parents work
together. If the family discussion
turns into an argument, the dis-
cussion has been malproductive.
Work hard to overcome your own
anger, fear, and sadness when
dealing with your children.
If this is successfully complet-
ed, a feat has been accomplished.
JHowever, the parental collabora-
tion cannot cease there. Children
must continue to have consisten-
cy, even when this entails consis-
tency BETWEEN households. You
must be careful not, to argue in
front of your children.
Also,; do .,not speak' poorly
about .the other parent around
your children; this behavior- only
succeeds in creating confusion
;and turmoil within your children.
To conclude, children must
continue to feel as if they are loved
and supported by both parents.
One parent simply "slipping out"
could create feelings of abandon-
ment, estrangement, etc. Remem-
ber, children are part of the fami-
ly too. They experience the divorce
as well as'you do. Perhaps mar-
Sriage counseling would be benefi-
cial in helping parents collaborate
The Life Management Center
provides an excellent course enti-
tied Parenting After Divorce.
which discusses issues such as
how to tell your children you are
Family counseling should-
also be considered. It can be
much less difficult if the parents
have a trained professional avail-
able who is thoroughly familiar
with the unique situation. If you
would like to explore any or all of
these avenues, please contact the
center at 227-1145.
Kristi N. Buchanan
Please address your questions
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
From left, are Wayne Pate, vice-president, Doug Birmingham, secretary, Mike Lynch, treasur-
er, and Doug Kent, president, newly elected Rotary officers.
New Rotary Leadership
Charged With:Its Duties
Out-going Rotary president
Bill Lyles remembered some of
the accomplishments of his past
year in office, last Thursday. prior
to turning leadership over to a
new slate of officers.
Lyles did a little "crowing"
over progress with the new, pro-
posed Scout building: he remind-
ed members of the successful
month-long attendance contest.
the successful citrus sale at
Christmas-Lime, raising funds for
the Scout building and basked in
the fact that the club had grown
under his leadership.
Then, George Core took the
podium and asked the question.
"What time Is it?"
He compared time to one of
our most Important measure-
ments. "Do you know who set the
rules about how we were to tell
time?" he asked.
Modern time was established
under the rule of King George. V.
sometime after 1711. Before that,
over 100 different formulas were
used to determine the correct
time. The year then started on
March 25 and ended on March
24. "We operated on the Julius
calendar prior to King George's
version being established," he re-
"Now, I declare it is Ume to
install a new set of officers to lead
the Rotary Club." he stated.
Core then installed Doug
Kent. president; Wayne Pate.
vice-president: Doug Birming-
ham, secretary and Mike Lynch,
,He then charged the officers
with their new duties.
President Doug then gave
some highlights of what he hoped
to accomplish in his year of lead-
ership. He outlined a four-point
plan of action which included:
completion of the Scout building;
support for creation of three new
"Paul Harris Fellows"; expanding
the Dr. Tom Gibson scholarship
program, and increase member-
Guests of the club were: Jim
Quickel of York. Pa.. and Tom
Curry of Washington. D.C.
287 Plantation Drive $114,900
3 Bediooms. 2 Bains Land 11.'2acre, RAT
SPECIAL FEATURES- Conlemporary home in prestigious neighoc.-
hood only 3 yr5 old Top oft me line appliance." custom lighting pri. PORT ST. JOE
%.ale master suite. heat pump. attached 2 car garage., heplace. and
many exlnas' Pice includes reitgilreezer Irasn compaclor. wall 227-14
o arin. Duill-in microwave. range top. water sonaner system. blinds,
The Gulf County Planning and Development Review
Board will meet Tuesday, July 21, 1998 at 10:00 A.M.,
E.D.T., in the Gulf County Commission Meeting Room at
the Gulf County Courthouse to discuss and possibly act
upon the following:
1) Approve Minutes June 15, 1998
2) Small-Scale Map Amendment St. Joe Timberland
3) Preliminary Plat Approval Dolphin Bay to Beach
The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on
these matters. Information prior to the meeting can be
obtained from the Planning/Building Department/Chief
Administrator's Office, (850) 229-6111. .
Ic. July 16. 1996
1004 Marvin Ave. Large executive home near city parks A bedroom 3 bath brick home that has
been completely renovated with almost new everything New Berbei carpel and vinyl throughout
r 'Beautiful large while marble L;replace in comfortable den. large formal hiing and dining room. 12x24
deck and 10Wt17' screen porch Large master bedroom w.lh walk in closet Amen.ties also includee new
central H/A, NEW ROOF, large dbl garage, oak cabinets, new paint throughout. lots of closet space
2011 Monument Ave. Large 5 bedroom 2 bath home on a large corner lot .n a n.ce neighborhood
that needs a little TLC Over 2200 sq ft of healed and cooled space wth exira solrage space Large
den witl replace formal liv and dining. Ig kitchen w/lo's of wooden cabinet pace walk in party.
dbl garage with plenty of extra storage 4 bedrooms upj airs plus game room and extra bonus room
over the garage Central h/a, outdoor grill built into ch.mne,. ar.d much more $129 900 00
108 Circle Drive, Mexico Beach. Classic Kirgiberry home, br.ck exterior Fla room corpc.rt
all appliances including washer Has dryer hook up Three bedrooms 2 bath', Fully furnished rental ur.I
with good rental history CH&A. terrazo and wood floors. 3rd house from beach Call Brenda Miller
today PRICE REDUCED $119.000
703 16th Street, Port St. Joe. 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath with kitchenette. formal d.ning. '.ving
room and small addition. on corner lot. $79 900
HIGH TRAFFIC LOCATION that is on the corner of Hwy 98 & Avenue A in Port Sl Joe Buld.ng
was used as a liquor/conven-ence store.'gas star.on Main structure .% approx 400i05t under roof
' Presently there are two small units that could be rented for small businesses such as a poawr. shoppe
check cashing service or coin laundry. main building has been a vibrant conver.ner.ce store ..1 the past
Literally I block From the new maria site $199 900 lei's make a dealli
109-B S. 29th St., Mexico Beach. Beachside condo fantastic view of ithe Gull 4 bd 2 ba com
pletely furnished, excellerJfDE (; jT ACin Priced to sell $115 000 Brenda
Miller has the details
Williams Way & Charles Corner, Grand Isle Sub., Mexico Beach. Beautiful wooded lol in
quiet neighborhood, 70'xl00 only 2 blocks to beach All ul.dilIes available Lot 3. Blocli.D, Grand Isle
Price $13,500 00 Call Brenda Miller Ioday
Hwy. 386, north of Overstreet. Beautiful 2 1/2 acre wi3 br 2 ba 28'x70 double-ide .ob.le
home, all appliances including refnrg stose washer and dryer, cen h&a pole barn Property also has
small 2 br ba older Frame home w/alum siding & t.n roof Price $89 50000 Call Perry J
S:1307Marvin Ave l -a be home, sun porch,
large back yard, CH n : 6
9037 Olive Ave., Beacon Hill. Improved vacant lot:50x100' located in second block from. Hwy
98 Cleared, culvert and fill din added Approved for 1440 sq Fh home $12,000 Call Perry
Marvin Ave. 1800 block Vacant lot 80'xl 75' (Lot 2, Block 95). Ideal for bu.ld.ng your dream
home. Price $14,000. Call Perry J McFarland
108 Circle Dr., Mexico Beach. Classic 'Kingsber,-y" home, brick exterior, Fla. rm, carport, 3 bd
2 ba, fully furnished rental unit w/good rental history, ch&a window AC.in Flo. rm,, terrazzo floors.
Call Brenda Miller today. Price. $140 000 .
116 N. 39th St., Mexico Beach. CanalFront home with 3 br 2 ba approx,. 1300 SF, only 4 yrs.
old. Deck galore, all KenrTics ,i .leTl cw Ireaime,,'s Owner rays sell Price
reduced to S216,999. Owner als "o ring ag6tL6 onus to he '.ellng agent, togetherr vth o one yr.
home warranty to be paid by'seller. Call Brenda Miller today.
703 Maryland Blvd., Mexico Beach. Very nice 1996 Redman 24'x44' doublewide mobile
home, all appliances, mr.Si COlrp ml'.hngled roof, on 75'x100' lot. Owner
financing. Perry McFarland. Price ReduceA $4,500 to $59,500.
Gulfaire Townhouse #8257. GNfWL house, 2 bd 21/2 ba, fully furnished, all appliances, many
upgrades, ch&a, all electric. Price $1 ,lZP ee Brenda Miller.
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101-A. S. 29th St., Mex. Beach. Large 4 BR 3 BA barn style, home. corrmplelely Furnished greal i,,e
of .beach and water parking under house Brenda Miller $159,000 Adjacent identical home may be for
Palmetto St., Overstreet, 2 59 acres, 400 Ft well, cleared with gross, one seplc lank for two mobile
homes barn Brenda Miller $44.000
511 7th St., PSJ, Beauihfully landscaped home -i4r. alley access in quiet neighborhood 3 or 4 BR I BA
w:;h formal I;v and dining. sun ro.:om. den. breakfast rm Features ,rclude CH&A gas s'toe & owen orler
appliances, electr.c. gas replacee small lofer.with coal closet vinyl siding, outside dbl garage rinh a
shop ,mother ir. low apt Flooring .n the home s carpeting throughout w/ .inyl in te kicher,, bath and
breakfast room P.,ce $87 500 00
S. Long Street, Overstreet, 10 Acre parcel ideal for country estate, farm, or subdivision Clo.e to
,ntracoa.lal canal Brenda Miller $100.000
REDUCTION: 412 5th St., Mexico Beach. la '- ''
Alir new 2d452 double .de moAtle home .
ur.Furn open roos all appliancess. garden lub
in master ha split bdrmn design, ouride uoI l Il
bldg landscaped .d double dri.eays. 20
year roof Conraci Brenda Miller Price: REDUCED .-
AGAIN TO S57,000.00.
1803 Garrison Ave., PSJ 3 BR 2 BA l remodeled ,rsde, large master bath. lois of closet
pace, most appliances large )ard Brendwl 000 O.
315 Woodward Ave., PSJ. Charminrg 3 BR I BA *ood frame home -islled on a 55x170' comer lot
neor dcnloton Porn Si Joe Home has covered screened-,n porch, living rm with replace lun.per wall!.
dir.i.ng rorr. full kilche-n, small dern covered carport in the IronI and back, celI.rg Ians, s.ndow AC units,
gas hear electric aier hearer Also a -..ce concrete outbuild.ng thal .s perfect for a shop or extrq storage.
Zor.nd reideni.al,'cornmercial Owner i.nanc.ng aoaloable Pr.ce 164,900 00
1612 Monument Ave., PSJ. Very spacious home situated on a one acre lot wilh a fantastic view of
the water ih.s a bedroom 2 I, 2 baoh br.ck and frame home boasts 2 560 SF of living space, has a large
i.ng/dminng room comb.r.anor, large family room w.th brick fireplace seinrg/laurndry rm, large foyer
area 23 x23 double garage 10 x21' porch. central vacuum system. intercom/stereo system, The kitchen
appliances include almc.st new sellfcleaning oven, builtin range top, large built-in microwave, garbage
disposal oak cabirers with carousel shelving in corners Ceiling fans, 1.ghting, and window treatments are
throughout he house and .r.cluded .n the price Price $119.900 00
GARRISON AVE., BRENDA DR., MONICA DR., BARBARA DR., Several new lots available for
sale, more forthcoming.' Sizes vary,' locations vary. All are close to schools, )et off the beaten path. Water
and sewer available. Nice new homes in subdivision, expanding-ared of town. Price $19,900.00 per lot.
Owner financing with 20% down, 10% interest, 10 year amortized, 3 year balloon payment.
1012 McClelland Ave., PSJ. d f 0 SF house in established neighborhood, garage, all
appliances, 20'x30' workshop fenced Ilm renda M.ller $69,000
11 11 Garrison Ave.fJJ fel#?' tA home on large lot, all new inside. Great
rental income properr, orFormreo a Tlrean'd"aiir $552 900
SOLD IN 60 DAYS. 203 W,llolaI-S n 2 ba'h. SI Joe Beach. $74.500.
103 Plantation Dr., Cape Plantation.. This home is a brick veneer great room design with a con-
crete drive and walkway & double garage 3 or 4 BR 2 1/2 BA executive home with plenty of room.
Amenities include wall to wall carpe rng all wood cabinets in kitchen, dbl. sink, vinyl in kitchen and baths,
all electric appliances, small back deck, covered front porch, walk-in closet in the master bedroom, spa-
cious laundry room and garage, walk-in attic storage. Home is on septic tank and well with public water
available. Price $107,000:00.
White City, 284 Sealey Dr., Rambling ranch style house with 5 BR 2 BA, 2300 SF of living area situ-
ated on 3.43 acre site with safe harbor and access to intracoastal waterway. Fireplace, den/tv room, din-
ing room, large kitchen with island, covered carport, CH&A, tile, vinyl, and carpeting, A barn has several
stalls and a corral for horses or a green house. Clean country living with deep water access to St. Joe Bay
or Apalachicola. Below appraised value., Price $119,900.00.
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White City lot:' Cont:guous to St Joe Co. land, 75'xi 10' $9 50000 O.ner financing, hurry!'
Corner 3rd and Fortner Ave., Mexico Beach. Two cleared lois each 50'x 150 one block to
beach, good view From two story home, zoned for homes or mobile homes Brenda Miller REDUCED
TO $50,000 ea..
BAY BREEZE SUBDIVISION, behind Carpet Country, Affordable oversized lots, reslricred
zoned for mobile homes Some restrictions Each lot measures 100'x300 Close to Port St Joe, close
to schools All ulilihes available Sephc rank needed. Price $11,500.00 each. OWNER FINANCING
WITH 20:\ TO 25.L DOWN, 12t INTEREST, TERM NEGOTIABLE.
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8749 Hwy. 386, Overstreet. Twenty acre parcel with 800' on Wetappo Creek (deep water chan-
nel). Also 2 BR 2 BA home, artisan well, two stocked ponds, garden area, Fruit trees and dogwoods
Brenda Miller. $255,000
Peacock Lane, off Pleasant Rest Cemetery Rd.), 6.209 acres with200' on Wetappo Creek,
(deep water), dockage available, somemarsh., Brenda Miller. $75,000 .
Corner Hatley Dr. & 15th St, Mex. Bch. One large corner parcel approx. one acre, zoned RLD,
WATER TAP PAID. Excellent home site for permanent home or weekend retreat. Brenda Miller. $30,000
Bonnett St., Beacon. Hill. 2 lots each 50'x100, wooded, secluded. Owner Financing. Brenda
Miller. $10,000 ea.
Magellani St., St. Joe Beach. Three individual lots for sale in new subdivision, each 50'xl 25'.
Already has sepiic permit for 3 BR house, some restrictions. Brenda Miller. $35,000 each.
GULF FRONT LOTS R 7 Lot size 120' x 351'. $395,000.00. OWNER FINANCING 25% down pay-
ment. balance in 5 years, 10, interest Prices subject to change without notice. Can build either large
home or duplex
JUST BEFORE CAPT. JACK'S. Beautiful bay front parcel 128 Feet wide by 250 to 275 feet deep.
Very little marsh (minimal). Quiet and secluded. Enjoy the peaceful waters of the bay in your back yard.
Docks allowed by DEP permit. $99,000.00.
2 Indian Lagoon Lots. $24,500. I s L water, nice location.
INDIAN LAGOON FRONT (south side of Hwy. C-30). 5 lots 100' x 350'-400' more or less. :
$29,900.00. OWNER FINANCING. DISCOUNT FOR PURCHASE OF SEVERAL. OWNER FINANCING
25% DOWN PAYMENT, BALANCE IN 5 YEARS AT 10% INTEREST. NO MOBILE HOMES. 4 UNDER
CONTRACT in 2 weeksll! Only 1 left at $29,900!!-
BAY FRONT LOT HEAD OF THE BAY. 100' road to bay, $85,000.
BAY FRONT LOT NEAR THE STATE PARK. One of a kind, minimal marsh, oversized width 128'.
$99,900. A GEM!!!. ;
Marvin Ave., Port St. Joe, ,lot i whicl ii- and part of lot 10, 143'x175', good
neighborhood. Price $14,000. Under a-r
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Our firm is pleased to announce the EXCLUSIVE listing of several lots
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Cabell Drive, Marvin Avenue and Garrison Avenue. eu 4 '6 lots under,
contract. Starting at $14,000. Prices will increase soonlll
Stamp Show at
Ft. Walton Beach
The Panhandle Philatelic
Society will host "Stampfest II,"
the third of four shows in 1998 on
July 25. The show will be held at
the Knights of Columbus Hall,
located at 205 Carol Avenue (next
to the Home Depot store). in, .Ft.
Show hours will be 9:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m. Admission and park-
ing are free. Free stamp collecting
newspapers will also be available.
At the show, at least a dozen
stamp dealers from all over the
south will offer a~ wide variety of
United States,. Confederate, and
worldwide stamps and covers, as
well as stamp collecting supplies
and literature. Many dealers will
offer informal, verbal appraisals of
philatelic, items. The UL.S. Post
Office at Shalhmar will offer cur-
rent U.S. stamps at this show.
Collectors of all levels of
expertise. as well' as interested
non-collectors, are invited to come
to buy. sell. trade, or just browse
among the thousands of items on
Th.ompsonmRish Re Ity, I co
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Mexico Beach Office: Hvvy. 98 at 19th St. 2010 Hwy. C-30 e Port St. Joe, FL 32456
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Fax: (850) 648-4247
i'HE STAR. PORT ST. JOB. FL THURSDAY. JULY 16, 1998
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Lula Mae McPherson, 105,
passed away on Sunday, July 12,
at Gulf Pines Hospital. A native of
Quincy, she was a former member
of the Gulf County Senior Citizens
Survivors include her son-in-
law, Arnold Tolliver of Apalach-
icola* her grandchildren, Sharon
McNeal and husband, George,
Greg V. Gregory and wife, Alma
Lou, Fay Quinn. and husband,
Willie, Carolyr Gregory, and
S ,Candye Lewis:' and husband,
Freddie, all of Port St. Joe, Debra
McNeal and husband, Rod, and
Freddie Woullard and wife,
Mildred, both -of Apalachicola.
Terry Woullard of Vallejo, Califor-
niai and Sholanda Jones and
husband, Reggle, of Goldsboro,
North Carolina; 25 great-grand-
children; and a very special
friend, Maude Bryant.
YFuneral services will be today,
July 16, at 2:00 p.m., ET, at
Comforter Funeral Home. Inter-
ment will follow in Forest Hill
Cemetery. 'She will lie in state
today at the funeral home from,
12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.
All services are under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Jeff Duval, Jr.
Jeff Duval, Jr., 71, of
Highland View, peacefully went to
meet his Lord Thursday, July 9,
at Bay Medical Center in Panama
City. A native of Carrabelle. he
had been a resident of Highland
S. View for the past 50 years and
was retired from St. Joe Paper
Company after 46 years of ser-
vice. He attended Highland View
Church of God.
Survivors include his wife,
Libby Duval of Highland View; his
children, Jeff Duval III and wife.,
Patsy, of Atlanta, Georgia, Shirley
Torres and husband Arthur of
Galveston, Texas, Gwen Wood
and husband, Steve. Gall Pyne,
and Marsha Burke and husband,
John. all of Highland View; nine
grandchildren; and six great-
He is also survived by three
sisters, Avril McKenzie of Oak
Grove. Billie Branch, and Pat
Register and husband, Charles, of
Hitchcock, Texas: and a sister-in-
law. Jean Duval of Lanark Village.
He was preceded in death by
his grandson. Randy O'Bryan; a
brother, Buford Duval; and a sis-
ter, Peggy Kent.
The m, 4.4- v'easield
atO-30 p:m., ET. on Sunday, Juiiyy
12. at the Highland View Church
of God, conducted by Rev. Tim
Bailey. Interment followed in the
family plot in Holly Hill Cemetery.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Juanita E. Sisk
Juanita E. Sisk, 82, of Port
St. Joe, passed away Sunday
morning, July 12, in Bay Medical
Center In Panama City. A naUve
of Apalachicola. she had been a
resident of Port St. Joe since
She was a member of St.
Joseph's Catholic Church and in
the past had been a member of
the St. Joseph Altar Society and
the Burse Club. Mrs. Sisk was a
loving wife, mother, and home-
Survivors Include her hus-
band of 57 years, Frank Sisk of
Port St. Joe: two sons, Tom Sisk
: of Navarre and Talman Slsk of
Tallahassee; four grandchildren;
and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral mass was held at
10:00 a.m., ET. on Wednesday,
July 15, at St. Joseph's Catholic
Church, celebrated by Fr. Thorn
Crandall. Entombment followed
In Holly Hill Cemetery. The
Rosary was said at the funeral
home on Tuesday evening at 7:00
Those who wish may make
donations to St. Joseph's Catholic
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Clara Pate Smith
Clara Pate Smith, a former
resident of Port St. Joe, died on
Friday, July l0, at the home of
her brother, Cecil Pate, In Macon.
Mrs. Smith, was a member of
the Girand Order of Eastern Star,
S Gulf Chapter 191, for 42 years
where she served as Worthy
Matron in 1969 and 1976. She
served as Grand Instructor for the
Grand Chapter of Florida in 1989
Mrs Smith ,attended Trinity
United Methodist Church in
Panama City and was retired from
the St. Joe Paper Company. She
was the daughter of the late Allen
Benjamin Pate and the late
Amanda Adams Pate of West Bay.
Survivors include a brother.
Cecil B. Pate of Maconi;a nephew.
Ben S. Pate of Bonaire, Georgia;:
two nieces, Amanda P. Mills of
Seminole and Susan P.
Bargainnier of Louisville, Georgia;
three great-nephews and five
great-nieces; one step-daughter,
Martha Torres of Panama City;
and two step-grandsons.
Services were held on
Monday, July 13, at 11:00 a.m. Ini
the Chapel of Kent Forest Lawn in
Panama City, with Dr. Floyd
Wright officiating. Burial, was in
the West Bay Cemetery.
Hart's& Mortuary was" in
charge of local arrangements.
Curtis Cruce. 53, of Port St.
Joe, died Saturday, Juily 11, in a
local hospital. Born in Chattahoo-
chee, he moved here in 1980. He
was a past employee of Raffleld
1Mr. bruce Is survived by his
mother, Daisy M. Davis of Port St.
Joe; his girlfriend, Dorothy Butler'
of Port St Joe; one daughter,
Barbara Cruce of Chattahoochee:
three brothers. Marvin J. Davis
and wife. Joyce. of Cincinatti,.
Ohio, George L Davis of Panama
City,'and Trent T. Davis of Port St.
Joe; four sisters, Carolyn Wllks
and husband, Clarence, of Miami.
Mary Thomas and husband.
George, Vanessa Fennell and hus-
band. Franky, and Sharon Fisher
and husband, Soloman. all of Port
St. Joe; one grandchild; and two
godchildren, Teal and Tamara
Funeral services will be held
on Friday. July 17, at 2:00 p.m.,
ET, in the Zion Fair Church,
located on Avenue C. with Elder
Marvin J. Davis officiating.
Interment will follow in Forest Hill
Cemetery. A visitation will be held
on Thursday evening at the
church from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m.,
Home is charge of all arrange-
Floyd Lease, age 73. of Port
St. Joe, died on July 2 at his
home. Mr. Lease was born in,'
Jackson, Michigan and was an
electronic technician with the civil
Survivors include his wife,
Mary Lease of Port St. Joe; one
step-son and daughter-in-law,
Bobby and Stacey Hayes of Wewa-
hitchka; one step-daughter and
son-in-law. Patricia and Buddy
Layfleld of White City; and five
_Funeral. services were held on
i Saturday, July., 4,,dnIthe, .dam.s
Funeral Home Chapel in
Blountstown, with cremation fol-
lowing. All arrangements were
handled by Adams Funeral Home.
Marjorie Calhoun McSweeney
Phinizy, 74, died of natural caus-
es at her home in Beacon Hill this
Mrs. Phinizy Is survived by
her four sons. William Lawrence
Phinizy, Charles Henry Phinizy.
William Henry Goodrich Phinlzy,
and Frank Sidney Palmer Phinizy;
one daughter, Marjorie Calhoun
Phinizy; a daughter-in-law. Debra
S. Williams; and her only grand-
daughter, Amanda Lee Phinizy.
A private service was held
during the latter part of the week.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations to the local
S I[N THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA. IN AND
FOR GULF CouNTY
L B. NORTON. deceased.
ODETTE NORTON. deceased.
and GUSSIE TROTTER, deceased.
And their unknown heirs and devisees.
Defendants CASE NO 98-227-CA
-NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: The unknown heirs and devisees of L B
NORTON. ODETTE NORTON and GUSSIE
OT, "OTR. all deceased
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action
for Sull to Quiet TilIe has been flied and ybu are
required to scene a copy of your written defenses. If
any. to this action on DAViD C GASKIN. ES.
PlainuiTis anornev. whose address is Post Office
Box 185. 'Vewahltchka. Florida 32465. on or before
the 13th day of August. 1998. and file the original
with the Clerk of thl. Court either before service on
plamnufrs attorney or Immediately thereafter, oth-
erwise a default wil be entered against you for the
rellef demanded In the pedriton
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court .
on the 14th day of July 1998
Benny C. Lister
Clerk of Circuit Court
By/s/Tonya Knox .
4tc,. July 16, 23, 30 and August 6, 1998. ,
THE WEWAHrTCHKA CITY ELECTION WILL
BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 1, 1998 FROM
7:00 A.M. UNTIL 7:00 P.M. CENTRAL
STANDARD TIME AT THE WEWAHITCHKA
CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION
BOOKS WILL BE ON AUGUST 3. 1998 AT
5:00 P.M. EASTERN STANDARD TIME.
'2tc. July 16 and 23. 1998.. .
I Virtual travel on the informa-
tion. superhighway may not pose
the same risks as real-world trav-
el by air, land or sea, but caution
still should be the byword for
those making the high-tech trek,
says Attorney General B6b
Butterworth has joined other
state attorneys general and' the
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
in offering tips for safely navigat-
ing cyberspace. They are con-
tained ,in "Site-Seeing on the
Internet", a publication of the
National Association of Attorneys
General and, the FTC, now avail-
able through Butterworth's office.
"The already enormous ranks
of Americans traveling the
Internet are growing every day,"
Butterworth said. "Whether seek-
Ing information, making purchas-
es or just playing games. Internet
users should beware of varibios
Accounts set up with Internet'
service providers can make con-
sumers vulnerable to costly
scams if those accounts are not
scrupulously guarded. the attor-
ney general said.
To avoid unauthorized
charges, Internet travelers should
closely guard their account pass-
words. In the same vein, Internet
shoppers should be very careful
about giving out credit card,"
Social Security and telephone
numbers, as well as home
Individuals should also be
aware that while they are gather-
ing information on the Internet,
they are often revealing informa-
tion about themselves as well.
Information gathered both
directly and Indirectly by web
sites creates a data picture of
individuals and their families that
can be used by marketers to tar-
get their sales pitches.
Children can benefit greatly
from travel on the Internet. but
they are also vulnerable to abus-
es. Butterworth noted.
Parents should consider
using filters to put inappropriate
sites off limits to their youngsters.
Children should also be cautioned
against revealing too much about
themselves in chat rooms, and
should be allowed to post mes-
sages only with permission and
under parental supervision.
Links to those and other tips
about Internet shopping are on
the Attorney General's home page
A hard copy of the informa-
tion can be obtained by writing:
Site-Seeing on the Internet. Office
of the Attorney General, The
Capitol. Tallahassee, FL 32399-
John M. Delorme, Realtor/Broker
F a.n1ta Sy IProperties, f In c.Ellen F.Alleoi Realtor/Broker
I as ,. l ,liWy r1 .pi, J Lrt1e,, IL, ,c. 647-8939
Joy Holder 648-8493
1200 U. S. Hwy. 98 2221 CR C-30 M eane Har-S 473 l6
Mexico Beach, FL 32410 Simmons Bayou on St. Joe Bay L --I Patricia Raap 648-5965
850.648.5146 or 1.800.458.7478 850.227.2511 or 888.458.7470 Dona MLS Dolra 648-491
Joan Smithwick 647-4150
NEW LISTINGS: Mexico Beach 116 41st St. Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. indi-
vidual home on a 75'x90' lot. home features an all
232 Nan Nook Rd. Grand Isle Sub. 3 bd 2 electric I 2 tltliding
ba. home just blocks from the Gulf of Mexico. doors ~rlnbeoll crpeted,
8" rustic channel cedar siding, detached 2 car extensive remodeling, hot/cold outside shower, patio,
garage w/window ac unit, 13'x27' covered I storage shed, 10x16'. Good view of the gulf.
boat port on concrete slab, hot & cold outside $159,9.0.
shower, util. shed, back yard fenced, irriga- ACROSS HIGHWAY FROM BEACH
tion well. This home sits on 2 lots 75'x115' 801 Maryland Dr. Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. 14170' mobile
each lot, approx. 1800 sf, cen. gas (natural) home. Cen. heat!.air, large deck, Reduced to $46,500.
heated & cooled, liv. rm., kit/dining combo, CANALFRONT 117 N. 36th St., Mexico Beach. 3 bd.,
den, laun. rm., Ig. screened porch. New elec. 2 ba. brick home, dbl garage, 1 1/2 lots on canal, cov-
stove & d.w., refrig., microwave. Floors are ered boat dock, patio, new shallow well. Plumbed for
vinyl and w-w carpet. This home is a must see sprinkler system. $269,000.
and priced to sell. MLS #2-188. 5127,500. CANALFRONT luxury home, 116 N. 38th St., Many
BEACON HILL Baxter NMobile Home Sub. amenities. Split floor plan, 3 bd., 2 ba. vinyl siding,
Lot 8. This is a cleared lot in an exclusive sub. private boat dock, util./workshop area, completely
covered by covenants and restrictions, just off fGULFAIRE SUBDIVISION
of SunRay Dr. in Beacon Hill. Some owner GULAI UB VSIN
-fi ntia Dr'ma vben jaob4etf35 0iSo o0, Gulf Aire Subd., 102 Sea Pines Dr. Want room? Large
" .,,' .my'"" a ., 22d0-1 sf, frame, 2-storyl'hbme on comer lot. 2 bd., 1
WEWAHITCHKA C. L i organ Sub. ba., recreational room downstairs, 2 bd., 1 ba, living
Vacant lot. Beautiful wooded corner lot on room, dining room, fireplace, and kitchen upstairs.
paved street. 73.4' x 70'x144' approx., this Remodeled in 1995. Very comfortable. MUST SEE!
property has never flooded and is zoned for $148,500.
Res. home or mobile home. Just 1 min. from Gulfaire Dr. Triplex. Two 3 Br 2 Ba units and one I
the Dead Lakes or 20 mins. from the beach. Br 1 Ba unit Very nice. Good investment. To be sold
All mineral rights convey. $10,000. together. Total price S175,000
BEACON HILL, 8880 Lighthouse Rd., ST. JOE BEACH
60'xlOO' vvaterview lot partially furnished 2 Seashores Subd. 101 Nautilus. Like New. Comer
bd I ba mobile home & 2 storage sheds. lot in restricted subdivision, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths
Fenced lot. Call Marlene Harris, 647-5316 for with washer/dryer off master suite and kitchen.
further details. Wired for surround sound, ideal for year round liv-
ing or summer home. 2 car garage, I block to the
Brand new gulf front home, 6204 Hwy. C-30, near
Gulf Pines. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, all elec. home. Approx.
1800 sq. ft., 200 ft. dune walkolvr, metal roof. carpet
and tile floors. Covered porch, paved parking under-
neath, outside shower. $250,000..
Under construction gulf front home Cape San Bias
- Featlid xRd NTR T 16:00
sq. fIt.,~='ljde pa"-d1 pklf l -rerneath,
outside shower, $250,000.
Gulffront 8247 Hwy. 98, Gulfaire Townhomes. Nice
3 bd., 2.5 ba. townhome, furnished, ch. a, all applih.
ances, total electric. Comfortable year-round living. Is
now on rental program. Excellent investment.
8217 Hwy. 98 Gulfaire Townihomes. Great 2 br 2.5
ba. townhome, furnished, v wash-
er/drM flrKv I u refrig.,
carpelti.iYlTier ear ea se-'-ot on weekly rental
market, but e\cel. potential. Comfortable year-round
living or great investment. $165,000.
Gulffront 2bd.,l ba. deck overlooking gulf. Entrance
off fully furnished kitchen to beach. Good rental.
'.2l2,'O0- Reduced to 1115,000.
378 Gulf Pines Dr., Gulf Pines Subd., One of the
finest Gulf front homes in the area. Gorgeous 5 bed.-
room, two bath, with many amenities, including ele.
vator, elec. storm shutters, irrigation system, custom'
counter tops, 12' ceilings, glass block in master bath,
extensive decking, boardwalk to the beach, fireplace.
The nicely landscaped home has a wrap around
porch, sundeck with sunbrella, and a screened porch.
Comes with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, satellite
dish and window treatments. Located on almost I
Mexico Beach 112-C S. 32nd St. Very nice 2 bd.,.2
ba condo, Pelican Roost C in rbeac r 4 ding.
dishw ie, stove, refrig., ceiling fans,
all furnishings. $103,900.
7991 Hwy. 98 Windrush St. Joe Beach. BEACH-
FRONT HOME. 4 bd., 3 ba. single family dwelling
w/approx. 1,950 sf living space.is ust 3 yrs. old, mas-
ter bath room has jacuzzi & walk-in shower, kitchen is
all electric. Designed with living spaces facing the
Gulf this home has sunning deck; outdoor h/c show-
er, dune walkover, 2 car paved i3arking under unit and
outdoor brick grill. Handicapped accessible w/eleva-
tor. Excellent rental unit. Reduced to $399,000.
Mexico Beach. 2701 Hwy. 98. BEACHSIDEI Also
highwy=th. oe l fire-
102S. ). .W ch/a,
near b .A5' iCTI '
SummerPlace #18, 107-A 38th St., Mexico Beach.
Summer fun is what this SummerPlace has to offer; 2
bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, approx. 1000 sq. ft. plus patio
-off back, completely furnished. Unit conscientiously
maintained by original owners. Most units in this
group on rental programs. Priced at $99,500.00.
PORT ST. JOE
1320 Woodward Ave., Immaculate 3 bd., I ba. home,
stucc, I -uU [-bliVg T.l y Mitng and
vinVyl. n l ll Home
is situated on two lots with sprinkler system in front.
Back is fenced Contact Marlene Harris for further
1306 Monument Ave. Beautiful 3 or 4 bd 2 ba. execu-
tive brick home in excel. cond. 6 yrs. old. Great rm.
w 'a bonus rm. & Ig. screened-in back porch. Also new'
hardwood floors, carpeting, ch/a, oversized lot
w.alley access. Ex. Ig. dbl. garage, walk-in closet in
master suite. Many amenities. $154,900.
208 Gautier Memorial, Port SL Joe. Contemporary
3500 sq. tt. Florida home w/bahama shutters. 4 bd., 2.5
ba., great room, gourmet kitchen, breakfast area & wet
bar all open to form great entertainment area. Unique'
akt. layout w/2 double sinks, 2 dishwashers, 2 trash
compactors. 40' counter & bar space. Viking appli-
ances include built-in gas convection oven, warmer,
48" island cooktop w/24" grill, sub-zero refrigerator &
SAmanda commercial built-in microwave, Corian
countertops throughout. Wet bar w/sink & ice
machine. Butler's pantry w/built-in buffet & full-out
cabinets. Rear carpeted screen porch features'custom-
built outside kit. w/ 12' stainless steel top w/sink,
warmer, 2-60,000 btu burners & 32" grill and 2 48"
'iking hoods. Children's living area has 3 bd., conti-
nental bath w,' whirlpool, living area & built-in com-..
puter,: study area. Huge master bath & dressing area
as 14' his/her vanity, 7' Jacuzzi, separate 5'x5' tile 2-
person .shower, his/her large walk-in closets. Many
other features included with this beautiful home.
Contact, Joan for detailed list. $365,000.
1801 Garrison. Ave. Very nice 3 bd., 2 ba. concrete
block home with aluminum siding approx. 2500 SF. A
new addition of master'BR w/sitting room & ba. 1.5
vrs. old, sun porch, screen porch, den, vinyl,'carpet,
ch/a, stove, refrig., dishwasher, gas hot water heater.
Sprinkler system, timer, separate well. Lot 75'xi150'.
Must see to appreciate. $92,000.
804 Garrison Ave. 3 bedroom, 1 bath Spanish style
stucco 1204 sq. ft., oen courtyard entry, Ig. in-ground
gashe, Loeuced to
137 Cape Plantation Dr. Beautiful 3 BR 2 BA stilt home
in restricted subdivision. Great ro6m with fireplace
opens onto larger 12'x28' screen porch overlooking
16th green of St. Joseph's Bay Country Club.
Underneath parking and storage. ch/a, Jennaire stove,
. refrig., microwave, dishwasher, disposal. Well kept.
Port St. Joe Approx. 2 acres commercial/industrial -
lots of possibilities $99,000
Motel 4103 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach. Located on four
lots, gunite swimming pool, boat parking, good
investment potential. $550,000.
Mexico Beach Marina located on Mexico Beach
Canal 4 lots, bait and tackle shop, gasoline pumps,
boat docks, 3,000 + sq. ft. bldg. $690,000.
MEXICO BEACH VIDEO, 2704 Hwy. 98, Business
Only. All racks and fixtures, computer, cash register,
copy machine, 1g. movie inventory, 2 yr. building lease
available. Reduced to $25,000.
1426 Pleasant Rest Rd. 2 bd., 2 ba., split plan
mobile home on cleared approx. 1/2 acre lot, paved
road, all utilities, well, septic, satellite dish. Perfect
for your country living, yet within 10 minutes to
two towns. Priced to sell at $27,500.
178 S. Canal St. canal front. 3 bd., 2 ba. approx.
1650 sf. ch/a, well, septic, 2 car garage, full front &
back decks, back deck includes a 20x9.7 screened in
area, downstairs office, walk-in pantry, refrig.,
satellite dish w/set-up equipment, 1,264 acres,
100' on Intracoastal Waterway w/dock. $140,000.
HOWARD CREEK 472 and .490 Old Bay City Rd.,,
Two adjoining 1/2 acre lots paved access all the way
from Hwy. 71 to your future driveway and boat shed.
Nicely wooded with myrtle and some oaks, covered
culvert access already in place and these are high lots.
$8,000 each. Have a one acre fishing and hunting
retreat or develop one and sell one.
148 Lucy Dr., Wewahitchka. UNIQUE!(Great home
close to the best fishing. 3 br 2.5 ba. log home. Lots of
room 3600 SF approx. on 3 lots! 2 CH/A units, gas
stove, refrigerator, ceiling fans, 2 car garage. Many
extras. Well built and maintained. 6149i;,9,0Reduced
CAPE SAN BLAS/INDIAN PASS
, CAPE SAN BLAS / Bayfront-101 ft. of bay frontage
overlooking Pig Island, 490 ft. of depth from Pig
Bayou to C-30, over, one acre across from Antilles Dr.
Tremendous opportunity for secluded estate or multi-
ple home sites; great view, and water access to the bay,
San Blas Plantation S/D. BEACHSIDE AND OWN-
ER FINANCINGI Lots 14, 19, 21 $34,500. Lots 23, 25,
28. 30 $29,500. Lots 36, 38, 40 $15,500.
Gulf fflsfl I Iots -
cleare o RI I
MEXICO BEACH Houses Only
Mexico Beach, Hwy. 98 & 2nd St. Unobstructed gulf
view, 2 lots approx. 50'x150' each. lots 1 & 2, unit 1,
blk. 1. $115,000 each firm.
GRAND ISLE SUBDIVISION Kim Kove. Lot 15,
Block D, Unit 15. Nice residential area. Great lot, great
424 New Mexico. 224'x158'xl89'; lot 25, Blk B, Unit 14
triangular wooded lot. $12,500. Single family home
Wysong S/D Comer of Robin Lane & 15th St.- Lot
1, Blk 3149' X 70' X 127 X 100'. $14,000 MAKE OFFER
Homes Only Subdivision swimming pool
and tennis courts
Gulf Aire Sub. Phase II. Gulfaire Drive -
72.6'x261.02'x150'x146.73'. Lot 26, Blk. D, Sellers are
highly motivated and will entertain all offers. $26,000.
Christen's Curve. Nice cleared lot, triangular shape,
near pool and tennis court. Phase IV, Lot 8, $27,900.
Nautilus Dr. Lots 4,5,6, 7, & 8, Block A. $22,000 each.
ST. JOE BEACH
Mobile Homes or Houses
Pineda St. 50' X 125' each -3 lots in first block across
from beach. $25,000 each
FIVE ACRES on the Intracoastal Waterway, approxi-
mately 500' water frontage. Lot size approximately
Wetappo Creek and Highway 386 15.5 acres Great
WETAPPO CREEK ESTATES. Wetappo Dr. Lot 2, Blk.
C. Has septic tank, houses only, 110' x 200', $9,000.
WATERFRONT Dead Lakes Drive, Wewahitchka.
Lot 3 West Arm of Dead Lakes. Lot size 106.7' water-
front x 252.63' deep approx. Beautiful wooded lot
with direct access to the Dead Lakes! $15,000.
Wewahitchka. Beautiful wooded lot, close to the Dead
Lakes. Located in the C. L. Morgan Subd., this lot is
zoned for homes or mobile homes. Lot size 105'x113'.
Build the home of your dreams in this quiet, wooded
subdivision and still be just 20 min. from the beach.
SANDRA B. MORTHAM '
SECRETARY OF STATE
DIVISION OF ELECTIONS e
PUBLIC NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE
Under Florida law persons with physical disabilities, the elderly and
those who are unable to read are entitled to special assistance in registering
SECTION 97.061, F.S.,; provides that such persons SHALL be
* registered and receive assistance at the polls in casting their ballots.
* SECTION 101.051. F.S., and the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965
provide that persons wsho are blind or unable to read may choose a
person to assist (other than an employer or official of the voter's union),
or have the help of two election officials in voting.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE *
Any registered voter who cannot go to the polls without assistance
from another person may request an absentee ballot from the Supervisor of
Elections by mail, telephone or in person.
For full information on aids available for the elderly and
handicapped at registration and polling places, call the office of your
county Supervisor of Elections.
FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED
The state Division of Elections has a telecommunication device for
the deaf that will give the hearing impaired important voter and election
information The telephone number is 850/922-9606. Additional
information is also available through the Division of Elections home page
located at http://election.dos.state.fl.us.
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION
You must register by August 3, 1998, to vote in the September I first
primary. You must register by August 31, 1998. to vore in the October I
second primary. .
Sandra B. Mortham
Secretary of State
Bobbi Seward 227-3622
The Star. Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. July 16. 1998 Page Seven
S AUCTION EVERY FRIDAY NITE, 7
p.m. EST at Port Theatre Antique Mall,
PSJ. Shop 'til midnight! Mall open Tues. -
Sat. Wade Clark Auctions,
10% Buyer's Premium. AB1239, AU 1737 AU1743,
'88 GMC truck, $6,000 obo, Can be
seen at 279 Angel Fish St., Highland
View. 227-1260. 2tc 7/16
1988 Ford Tioga Class,.C 24', motor
home. Excellent condition. Has less
than 30,000 miles. Divorced, ,need to
sell. Please call days 850-263-4442 ext.
25, nights 850-638-8863, ask foi Ruth.
1987 Mazda RX7, GXL, loaded, good,
cqnd., $2,000. 227-1568 after 5 p.m.
1989 Olds Cutlass Supreme, runs well,
ps, pb, pw, ac, below book value $2,000
obo. Will consider trade for pickup
truck. Call 647-3354. ltc 7/16
1984 Dodge conversion van. 82.500
obo. Call 827-7201. 2tp 7/16
1996 Dodge Dakota pickup, excellent
condition, great price, Call 647-3949.
1992 GMC Safari SL.X van, excellent
cond., 7 pass., pw, pl. 60.000 miles,
burgundy and gold. $7,000. fec 7/9
1982 red Ford 5.0 Mustang, needs
motor, everything else good shape.
$1,000. Call after 8:00 p.m.. 850-593-
5799. tfc 7/2
'93' PontIac Grand Am. teaJ. 4-dr.
w/gray interior, automatic w/air, cas-
sette & four new tires. $4,000. Call after
5 p.m., 227-9754. tfc 7/2
1989 Crown Victoria, 302 V-8, runs
good, looks good, trailer hitch, $2,800.,
648-8592. 3tp 7/2
Two bedroom 1 ba. trailer, Narvaez St.,
St. Joe Beach. Deposit required. No
pets. Call 229-6825. Itp 7/16
PINE RIDGE APft. of Port St. Joe,
FL. 227-7451. Spacious 2 BR apart-
ments available, handicap apartments
also available. Rent starts at $265
month. Water, sewer, garbage pickup;
wall to wall carpet. mini blinds includ-
ed. 1,2 and 3 bedrooms. Equal Housing
Opportunity. Handicap. & wheelchair
accessible. Voice TITY access. 352-472-
3952. 4tc 7/9
MOSS CREEK APTS., 550-639-2722
Affordable living for low to middle
income families, located -at 1256 Amy
Circle, Wewahitchka, FL. Rent based on
income. Rental assistance available on
all units. Central heat and air, blinds.
stove, refrig.. carpeting. 1 & 2 bedroom
apartments 'available. Equal Housing
Opportunity. Hearing Impaired. 4tc 7/9
Car Wash Business and House for
Rent. ,41st St. Hwy. 98, Mexico
Beach. Call 648-3090 for more
Information. 4tc 7/9
For rent with option to buy: 2 bdrm.. 1
'ba.. liv.rm. den. laundry room unfur-
nished, with shop or storage bldg. out
back. 523 7th St. Port St. Joe. $450
month. Call 827-2902 after 6. tic 7/9
Two bedroom furnished trailer in
Highland View. Call for more informa-
tion. 227-1260. 2tp 7/9
For Lease: St. Joe Beach, 3 bedroom. 3
:bath. 20x20 shed, 20.x24 carport. I
block from beach, 209 Balboa St. $650
a month (first, last & security' deposit).
850-827-2906 or 850-584-9723.
Two bedroom apartments. cen. h&a.
wall to wall carpet. laundry facilities, on
site management. rental assistance
available. Moss Creek Apartments. 126
Amy Circle, Wewahitchka. 639-2722.
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No
pets. I block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106. tfc 7/2
Apartments and Homes for Rent: One to
1988 Ford Ranger XLT, good condition. 3 bedroom apartments. duplexes. and
power everything. $3,600. 229-6821. homes for rent in Mexico Beach.
tfc 7/2 Furnished and unfurnished. Call
Parker Realty at 850-648-5777 for more
Convertible 1994 Chevyv,, Cavalier,., information. '':;- tfe7/2,
loaded, runs perfect, -looks great,
$7,00. 639-3737 6r 639-34 10. tf67/2 TIf6bil'hbifi16t for refercBeadi"
Talented high school senior needs pri-
vate art instruction to develop college
portfolio. Charcoal, watercolor, pen and
ink. Call 227-3224, leave message.
Gulf Coast Community College is
seeking applicants for the following
Sign Language Interpreter: Interpret-
ing academic classes, lectures, and
other special events as' needed.
Applicants should have knowledge of
deaf culture and issues. State Quality
Assurance (QA) Skill Level, or equiva-
lent skills are desirable. Deadline to
apply is July 23, 1998.
Applications for these positions may be
obtained from: Gulf Coast Community
College, Human Resources Office,
Admissions Bldg., Rm. 104, 5230 W.
Hwy. 98, Panama City, FL 32401.
GCCC is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. itc 7/16
Part time help wanted: Apply in person.
Barfield's Lawn & Garden. 302-B Reid
Ave. ltc 7/16
Needed, enthusiastic individual for cler-
ical work, part time in busy medical
clinic. May lead to full time. EOE. Drug
free workplace. Contact Angel at 229-
8979. 2tp 7/9
Part time PRN, RN. or LPN. 3-11. 11-7
shift, apply at Bay St. Joseph Care
Center. 220 9th St., PSJ, 229-8244. Pat
Losseadon. 2tc 7/9'
Subway, PSJ. smiling faces, energetic
people needed for all shifts. Pick up
applications at store 2tp 7/9.
Experienced kitchen help wanted. Apply
in person between 8 11 a.m. CT at the
Fish House Restaurant. No phone calls
please. tfc 6/18
Cottage cleaners and Inspector need-
ed Immediately. Saturday. trans-
portation. dependability and experi-
ence a must. $7.00 per hour to start.
227-3730. Ifc 7/9
Office/front end manager. Experienced
only need apply. Apply in person at
David Rich's IGA, 305 Third St., Port St.
Joe. No phone calls please. -tfc 6/18
Help Wanted: Apply In person at
Bayside Lumber or call 229-8232.
Position Title: Secretary III (part
time). The Gulf County School' Boardis
receiving applications for Secretary HIII.
Persons having applications on file 'in
the School Board office and wishing'to
be considered for this position .must
request to have their application sub-
mitted, Applications may be picked up
at the maintenance/custodial office and
should be sent to Mr. Buddy Floore',
Coordinator, 150 Middle School Road,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Application
deadline is July 28, 1998, 2:00 P.M..
E.T. The Gulf County School Board' is
an equal opportunity employer.
Waiters, waitresses and cashiers apply
in person at Toucan's on Hwy. 98,
MexicQ Beach. See Bill or John. No
phone calls please. tic 7/2
Now hiring food servers, kitchen help
and bartenders. Apply in person at The
Top of the Gulf, talk with Jonnie. No'
Senice, staff and bus people.. needed.
Apply,In person, no phone calls please,
Hwy. 98, Toucan's, lMex-ico Beach.
Top Pay, Excellent Benefits.
,1 Apply in person at
Eastern Shipbuilding Group
134 S. East Ave.
Panama City, FL
Drug Free Workplace
Established Real estate Office has open-,
ing for Sales Agent. Florida Real estate
license is required. Call Parker Realty of
Mexicp Beach, Inc., 850-648-5777.
NEEDED! Real estate sales
agents for work at Mexico
Beach or Cape San Bias.
Call Jay Rish at Thompson
-Rish Realty, Inc. at 227-.
9600 to discuss this excit-
:' ~ ]',~ '7/16' '
LOS & OUNII
Three crab traps from vicinity of George
G. Tapper Bridge. Finder please' call
229-9712. Itc 7/16
LOST: Brown wallet. $25 reward if
returned. Call 227-1992.
LOST: Saturday, one dark green chair
with upholstery. Lost between down-
town St. Joe and Highland View on,
Hwy. 98. Reward offered for return of
the chair. Call 647-8049. Itp 7/ 16
Good. used computer, great for start up
Pentium 60 w/Wiridows 95 and Word.
$300. Call 227-7529. 2tc 7/9
Bargains Galore. PAWN SHOPPE,
227-Pawn, Buy-Sell-Trade.tic 7/9
'85 mobile home, 14x58', 2 bd.. 1 1/2
bath. new plumbing, custom cabinets.
like new floors, inspected, ready to
move. 827-2885. 2tp 7/9
Steel buildings. Factory has cancelled
orders that must go Immediately.
Willing to cut prices drastlcally. 20s24,
25x26. 30x40. 40x68. Ideal
garage/workshops. Call ASAP 1-800-
341-707. 3tp 7/9
Silver flute for sale. Only used one year.
$400 or best offer. Call 647-3635.
Big screen TV, $150; queen water bed
with heater, $60; Early American sofa,
$50; freezer obo. Must sell, 229-2580,
229-9282. ; Itc 7/16
Math. tutoring for third seventh
graders. Call Chip at 229-6247.
Duo Sport, double 'bike and jogging
'stroller w/canopy hooks' to bike, or use
a jogging. Like new, $75. Call 229-8079.
S.. tfc 7/16
POULTRY -, chickens, laying hens, vari-
ety of brown egg layers. Also 1 pair
young bantams. In Wewa, 639-2584.
Steel Buildings. Factory Direct. Earn
Money. We Need A Demo Model In Your
Area ASAPI Building A Garage/Work-
shop and Receive $$$. Call Now. 1-800-
341-7007. 2tp 7/16
One Story & Clark piano, a contempo-
rary console, like new. 37.5" high, $895.
You move. Call 227-2019. tfc 7/2
TOPSOIL DRIVEWAY SHELL
KITIES-Want a kitten? Come see my
family of beautiful bright-eyed babies.
Sweet, cute. playful, little angels ready
for a loving home. May babies have been
wormed, have no fleas or ear, mites.
Guaranteed to give you hours of plea-
sure. each comes with their own toy.
Also looking for foster homes. Give us a
call, ask for Jenny, 647-4047. 4tc 7/16
PET SITTING In the comfort of your
own home. Young man willing to work.
Call Don, 647-3651. itc 7/16
_ Cal 227-1279
1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass body, engine
and interior in great shape, air cond.,
power windows, cruise control, 70,200
original miles. 82,000 obo. Call 647-
3497 after 6:00. tfc 7/2
'93 Honda 250 Nighthawk motorcycle.
low miles, S1.950. Call 227-1639 or
227-1109. ask for Charlie or Linda.
1989 21' Landial pontoon boat. 70 hp
Mercury motor, canopy top. seats 10.
S5,800. Call 229-8079. tfc 7/16
18' ft bass,, boat, 150 hp all extras
included. Tournament ready, S5.800
obo. 227-1363. ask for John after 6
p.m. E11'1'. 2tc 7/9
,21-ft. Chaparral, 200 hp Mercury out-
board, dual axle galvanized trailer.
$8;500. 647-3912; tic 7/2
14' fiberglass boat with 15 hp Johnson
engine (completely rebuilt $1,000. Call
648-5840. tfe 7/2'
26.' lMako wth twin 150 hp Evinrudes,
less than 400 hours. Some electronics
and all aluminum tandem trailer.
Reasonable offer. 648-8211.
Two bedroom, 2 bath, screen porch.
modem, $600 month. Call Tina". 850-
763-5702 or 271-5,692. itc 7/16'
2a a-u Sew 9 I 74nSta/
Safe 'N Dry Storage
302-B Reid Ave., PSJ FL
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
S Home: 647-5106
E TR ADES and SERVICES
Call 648-5476t. tfc 7/2
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
Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty
Manor Circle, Port St. Joe. Affordable
housing for the elderly and'the handf-
capped. Cen. h &a, laundry facllitles.
energy efficient const.. stove & refrig..
furnished. fully carpeted. I bdrm.. apts.
on site Equal Oppor. Housing
Complex.Call 229-6353 for more Infor-
mation. NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. screen porch. carport &
Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
refrig., washer/dryer hook-up. ,
New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm., ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
S pets. .. ,
*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat & air,
One bedroom apartment, washer/
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
Garage Sale: 2009 Juniper Ave. '
Saturday, July 18, 8:00 a.m. Itp
'-Yard Sale: Honey oak table, chairs, buf-
fet, and end 'tables, towels, glassware,
tools, men's clothing. 2XL,' women's
small clothing, 8 a.m'. to' 12. 209
Gulfaire Dr.. Friday. July 17 and
Saturday, July 18, back yard. Itp
Yard Sale: Saturday, July 18, 9:00 -
11:00, 201 Sea Pines Lane, Gulfaire. ,
GIGANTIC YARD SALE
229 8th St., Sat., July 18
until, or will trade for ,.
other sale items,.
High school senior needs math tutor for
Algebra U and math SAT prep. Call,
leave message, 227-3224.
Pest control technician, PSJ area.
Please call 227-7378. ltc 7/16
Driver/warehouse for PSJ area.
National electrical wholesaler. Please
submit resume to: P. 0. Box 1755,
Panama City, FL 32402. EOE. 2tc 7/16
Full time nurse. Call Apalachicola
Health Care Center. 850-653-8844.
Jeff Wood 227-1559
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PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
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On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
AS!IABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT
Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 15 Plus Years
Major Appliance, Air Condition, & Electrical Repairs
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Tax Returns A Specialty
224 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
FULL LAWN SERVICE
VACUUM YARD MACHINES TRIM-
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Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
Beach, Port St. Joe arid
Clyde Sanford (850) 648-8492
LOOKI Home Repairs, large or small,
647-3452, RG#0066513. tfc 7/2
Best prices in town!
A-1 Tree Service & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises, Inc.
LICENSED & INSURED
Port St. Joe Call
Mobile 8994219 or
899-0218 i 7/2
STEVE AIL oCal 64-8314
GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
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g ,rl ates. REMODELING F RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
POstJOl' INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 50/229-6821
St. Joe Glass & Mirror 1
816-D 4th St. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 227-3885
Mirrors Plex-Glass Furniture Tops Desk Tops
Residential Commercial Industrial Shower Doors
Boat Glass Heavy Equipment Glass
PUMP REPAIR& SALES LICENSED & It
H & M IRRIGATION
forAll Your Watering Needs
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LICENSED INSURED SALES AND SERVICE
A/C Heafing Ice Machines Comm. ReNgeratio New & Existing Homes
Owner Breant Pierce '"Phone: 229- I666-S
State Uc. RA0066486 229-COOL '
C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-O-Let
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand
Complete Septicmservice! i
installation Pump-Out Repair
Ir. r ..M;.,- P'm O*; e a r :, ; :
306 Reid Avenue
Poi i St. Joe, FL 32456
Roy Todd, Owner:
Circle S Refinishing
iso Repair Touchup or Complete
This area's most experienced refinishers.
We do it ALL from furniture to floor. '
Free Estimates f B t;
827-6828 ask for Dusty -
FEATURES: large family room with fireplace,
dining room with bay window, nice kitchen
with breakfast area, den, screened porch, 1800
Sf, central heat/air.
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