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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: September 17, 1998
Frequency: weekly
regular
 Subjects
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1998


324 Per Copy
Plus 34 Tax .. .3 5


49 GC Students Receive
25,000+ in Scholarships
Details on Page 5A
Sharks' & Gators'
Gridiron Action
Stats, Photos on Pages 9A, I A
Law Enforcement
Reports Page 5A, 7A
Bull Bash In Wewa
Date & Time on Page 9A
Cape Missile Test Study
Details on Page 3A
Ep & Gowan Receive
Recognition Page 8A
Car Rental Agency Open
Where? Page 3A
ALLTEL Announces
Merger With 360*
See Page 1B
WalkAmerica See Page 1B


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Local trustees of Gulf Coast Community College, Gre ohnson,,i Ri ph Roberson, and George


Duren look over architect's drawings of the proposed expansion'of tle Gulf/Franklin Center.

Final Budget


Hearings Set Gulf/Franklin Center Starting Work

County Plans for On Expanding Facilities by Next Fall
6.4% Increase


Gulf County taxing authori-
ties have announced the dates
and times of their final public
hearings regarding the 1998-99
fiscal year budget for each. On
TRIM notices that were received
by prpert owners recently, pre-
Iftilnti-lllage rates, set b-y each-
government entity. and its result-
ing tax estimates, were detailed.
The final decision for the City
of Port St. Joe's budget will be
made following a hearing set for
Monday. September 21, in the
commission chambers at City
Hall, beginning at 6 p.m., ET. The
Sity's commissioners propose
operating budget expenditures of
:1.1% less than last year.
The City of Wewahitchka's
hearing is also planned for
September 21st at Wewahitchka
City Hall. The hearing will com-
mence at 6:30 p.m.. CT.
'Gulf County commissioners
have scheduled their final budget
hearing for Tuesday, September
22, at 5:01 p.m., ET, in the
board's meeting room at the Gulf
County Courthouse complex. The
county board is proposing expen-
ditures to exceed last year's by
,6.4%.
The .Gulf County School'
SBoard has already adopted its
S budget and millage for the
upcoming fiscal year.
; Budget summaries, pub-
lished In this week's Issue of.The
iStar, will provide categorical
details of the proposed expendi-
tures for each entity.


Barely Got Into
the First Facility
Before Beginning
Work Enlarging
-.... There-is.a crescendoing air-of
excitement revolving around Gulf
Coast Community College's
Gulf/Franklin Center.
What started as an idea to
use grant funds to construct an
educational facility for corrections
training has evolved into much.
much more. A class curriculum of
28 courses. Including a wide
array of academic classes, was
offered to students when classes
began in August.
Three hundred twenty-seven
students enrolled in those cours-
es, far exceeding the expectations
of Gulf Coast Community
College's administrative person-
nel.
That number has been grow-
ing even more since classes began
with approximately 17 more stu-
dents enrolling in computer and
certified nursing assistance pro-
grams offered at the new campus,
according to Leigh Duggar,
administrative specialist for the
Gulf/Franklin Center.
"We had estimated 200 to 250
students would enroll for the cen-
ter's opening session." she said.
To add even more good news
to what is already a full plate.
GCCC president, Bob McSpad-
den, announced plans to expand
the Gulf/Franklin Center early
this year (as reported in The Star)


long before construction was even
completed on the current facili-
ties.
GCCC Board of Trustees for-
mally adopted plans to construct
8.000 square feet of vocational
classroom additions to the' cam-
pus at lts-board 'd"eettig, last
Thursday.
Two buildings are being
planned: one approximately 1,100
square feet in size will house
nursing program training, while
the second will serve as a multi-
purpose center housing three
vocational-technical programs-
welding, heating, ventilating and
air conditioning, and carpentry.
During a round table discus-
sion with local trustees Ralph
Roberson. George Duren and
Greg Johnson, they emphasized
the versatility of the Gulf/
Franklin Center.
"In today's job market, educa-
tion beyond high school is
absolutely necessary," Roberson
said.
All three agreed the
Gulf/Franklin Center has much
to offer In the way of ob training.
A two year degree can be
started and in many cases com-
pleted at the campus. Corrections
and nursing training can also be
attained and now plans are being
made for vo-tech and technical
course expansion.
"And the good news is it can
all be achieved right here at home
for both Gulf and Franklin
County residents." George Duren
added.
Greg Johnson highlighted the


New Post Office Building Bid Recently


To Be About Twice Size of Old Building


Should Be In Service Within a

Year At Garrison and Hwy. 71
Port St. Joe is one step nearer to getting a new
post office building complex, The Star learned
Tuesday. A new and larger building will be built on
2.6 acres of land, situated at the Intersection of
Garrison Avenue and State Highway 71, on the
southwest corner, or, if you have lived here long
enough to remember, on the location of the old trail-
er park which was temporarily put in several years
ago to accommodate construction workers who were
here on a project.
The new building was bid off recently and 10
bids were received. It was announced earlier this
year of intentions to seek bids for a package deal for
the post office department.
The successful bidder was E. H. Crum of
Niceville, but the amount of the bid is unknown at
this time.
Dennis Geoghagan. postmaster, gave the
Kiwanis Club some general information about the
new installation Tuesday at its regular meeting.
Geoghagan said the new building will contain


8,400 square feet-nearly twice the size of the pre-
sent office. It will be built an owned by Crum and
leased to the USPS for a 25 year period with the pos-
sibility of three 5-year extensions.
AUTOMATION
The new building will feature a "supermarket"
look for the various services it offers. A self-serve
motif will be evident in the new office, with buying a
stamp an act of picking up a pre-packed and pre-
priced commodity and the price bar coded on the
package. An intricate system of security will be built
into the building to prevent pilferage..
Items bought in the "supermarket" post office,
will be scanned, with the scanning operation remov-
ing the magnetic code. If a person tries to slip an an
item of merchandise out of the building without first
going through the scanner, an alarm will sound.
ABOUT A YEAR
Geoghagan said the starting date for construc-
tion has not been set as yet, but the building will
take about a year to build, once it gets underway.
An option was secured on the property by the
postal service earlier this year. Crum will be expect-
ed to purchase the property from the postal service,
erect the building and lease it to the postal service.


convenience of the close proximi-
ty of the center saying, "Several of
my employees are- taking courses
after work and are able to keep in
touch with their family lives .
they.couldn't do that before."
Johnson. Duren, Roberson
r aid Tranklin Conty trustee,Leon
(See COLLEGE on Page 3A)


City Activates



Clean-Up Plan


Back Up Determination With

SAction Along Public Places


Port St. Joe city commission-
ers have taken a serious stand for
cleaning up the city and their
efforts have been quite noticeable
along public rights-of-way. medi-
ans and poles.
Those efforts have gone one
step further in recent months
with the board instructing Police
Chief Jay Leffert to begin picking
up enforcement of the city ordi-
nance against unlawful accumu-
lation.
The ordinance outlines and
defines unlawful accumulation,
addressing such things as old
cars, appliances, yard debris.
grass and underbrush, along with
various other miscellaneous
items.
In the last 12 months, 45
properties have been posted for
unlawful accumulation according
to Chief Leffert. Of that total.
almost all have complied with the
ordinance within the 30-day pre-
scribed time limit from the time
the complaint was posted.
Five complaints are currently
filed with the State Attorney's
Office and hearings are pending.
"We're not picking on any one
person, but we need to clean up
the community," Mayor Johnny
Linton said as he further empha-
sized the importance of having
pride in the city's appearance.
Marina Side Dressings
During a-special- meeting last
Thursday. city commissioners


discussed several items presented
by Preble-Rish. Inc. engineer Bill
Kennedy, as added amenities to
the marina site.
Irrigation. signage. under-
(See CLEAN-UP on Page 3A)


Wewa Seats

Two New

Commissioners
The Wewahitchka city com-
mission swore in two commis-
sioners and hired a city clerk dur-
ing its meeting Monday night.
Mayor Ray Dickens gave the
oath of office to newly elected
commissioner Brian Cox and
incumbent Tony Justice (who was
unopposed in his bid for re-elec-
tion) during the board's meeting.
The board also hired Jerri
Linton to fill the position of city
clerk. Mrs. Linton will replace
Pam Harden who recently ten-
dered her two week notice and is
going to work with her husband
in their service business.
Jerri Linton was unanimously
approved by the board following
her recommendation for the posi-
tion by City Manager Don
Minchew.
The board received four pro-
posals to furnish insurance to the
city. The matter was tabled until
all "four proposals could -be
reviewed for content.


Depressed Paper Market Stretches Downtime

for Florida Coast Paper to Include Month of Oct.
Instability in the world's ',
paper market has continued to '
apply downward pressure on
paper products prices.
That's not good news for the
460 hourly workers employed by
Florida Coast Paper Company.
Mill General Manager Ferrel Allen
announced late last week that
because of those continued world-
wide market conditions, the local
mill will remain down through the
month of October.
"The situation hasn't changed ----- -
any," Allen said Tuesday morn-
ing. "Furthermore, we don't
expect to know anything addition- .. '..
al until the latter part of October."
Just over a month agoA,.
August 14, Florida Coast Paper
Company silenced its giant paper I '" ""g I j,,,r.
machines for what was hoped to
be only a six week shutdown. But
it was a certainty, linerboard., '
prices would have to Increase
before the mill would resume
operations.
At that time, linerboard was
selling for under $400 per ton-
approximately what It was selling
for 10 years ago. Since then,
prices have continued to fall I
'which have reportedly caused mill
downtime throughout the Indus-
try including Stone's Panama City ...,
plant. :
Mill workers went through
five and one-half months of down-
time last year as Florida Coast
Paper. Company struggled
through a year in which they lost
over $50 million dollars because 7
of deflated paper prices.
The best case scenario for a
quick resumption ofthe mill oper-
ation is a dramatic reversal in
current market conditions.
As the county's largest indus-
try, the mil's closure cripples the
economy of Gulf County. Those
effects were highlighted last year AW ,,
when Gulfs unemployment sky-
rocketed to 20%.
Another factor that could
weigh heavily on the mill's future
is the pending merger of Stone
Container and Jefferson-Smurfit.
Jefferson-Smurfit is reported-
ly near to closing the deal, and as : .-''.
with any such change, the transl- -. --. /SB
tion brings about an air of uncer-
tainty within the workforce and Log unloading facility sits idle in early stages of downtime
the community. Smokestack now idle, too.


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lTie Star

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1998


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Renourishment

THE STATE OF FLORIDA could have eliminated the work
they had to do on U.S. 98, at Highland View at very little cost
and with just a smidgen of forethought, it seems to us. In fact,
they could have eliminated that particular portion of repair sev-
eral years ago with very little expense, it seems to us.,
When Hurricane Earl visited this area two weeks ago, 'the
crashing surf Washed out one lane of the highway at Highland
View..
It did the same number when Hurricane Opal paid us that
devastating visit a few years back. The highway was washed out. S
again! We don't know what the repair tab was, but we suspect it ever3
was pretty hefty! The road was completely rebuilt for several one
hundred feet-both lanes of it! Workers began at the water level broth
and packed new dirt infor the length of the path and then re- know
placed the pavement; just like they did this time in making re- th t
pairs to the one lane washed out. h, e c
thep
WHY NOT UTILIZE THE DREDGE spoil to protect the road? the
They're protecting the beach in Pariama City Beach with sand ofR i
pumpied in to reriourish the area. Why won't the same course of River
action work here, 'using the dredge spoil out of the dredged muC
channel? The Corps of Engineers are always looking for a spot to Coutf
place (heir spoil. Why not put it where it will do some good, and lowutfi
eliminate that expensive road rebuilding job every time a storm hous
visits, whipping the bay into a frenzy. s xte
There was no damage where the spoil was placed adjacent to
the bridge. There was plenty of damage in this vicinity when L
Hurricane Opal visited, however. The extra expanse of sand before
shoreline protected the road this time and prevented erosion. create

IT'S TRUE, THERE ARE PLATTED lots under the water Mark
where it Is presently located. Those old property owners could, about
conceivably, make their claim of ownership again and have some that
valuable waterfront property. that'
It would still cost us taxpayers less money to maintain the give
road in this manner than it would to rebuild it periodically.
Some half dozen [or less] people might realize something out of
it. So what? Once upon a time they had property there, too.
Not only would it reduce the maintenance along this particu-
lar stretch of highway, it would provide additional protection to
upland property in the vicinity, also; including a school, several
business establishments, some homes and the always vulnera-
ble highway, which were all severely damaged during Hurricane
Opal.




Bill Should Resign

COUNT US AS A VOTE in favor of President Clinton step-
ping down from office, due to his serious transgressions. His al-
ley-cat lifestyle doesn't set a very good example for civilized men
to follow and he. above all men, should be setting an example.
We have been bombarded by information about the case
since-it all hit the fan.last- Friday,. and from what members of
Congress tell us, there's not enough of the right kinds of charges
to impeach the president. There is a sufficiency of the right kind
of evidence of wrong-doing for him to justify resigning his office
before the damage gets any worse.
FIRST OFF, THE MAN is a pathological liar! He told us and
200 million other people, solemnly, that he did not have sex with
that woman. Ms. Lewinsky. He told us twice. On national tel-
evision. Both times his statement was a bald-faced lie. and he ..
and us.. knew they were lies!
Clinton isn't the kind of man we should have running our
country.. His confidence of the people is entirely gone. so how
can' hegovern?
Nobody, least of all heads of foreign nations, can believe any-
thing he says. Any pact he made with another nation would be
suspect, if not downright ridiculed. They would be ridiculed.
chiefly, because he is such a good liar.

IT'S SAD THAT RECENT HAPPENINGS on Capitol Hill have

completely disturbed the entire nation. The main thrust of the
president's rebuttal seem to be denial that it ever happened, in-
stead of contriteness because it did.
We might forgive the president of his indiscretions. but given
his attitude toward them, we could reasonably expect them to
happen again at the first opportunity which affords. itself.


Tunker Down With Kes


by Kesley Colbert


The Quiet One


back there in our formative years.
I don't remember life without


September 14, 1998-Alifost
where I go these days some-
will ask me about my older
her, Leon. 'NIostly, they want to
r'if he is real. did he do half
things I attribute to him, was
-azy, did he take the light ofl
police car,didhe actually Jump
he bridge over the Tennessee
, .did'.he crawl through the
k and the mud dressed inthis
ture from the: Black L(agoon
t and "rise up" out of the shal-
ditch behind Betty Lou Rallis'
.e right In the middle of her
enth birthday party ....
Leon was a free spirit way long
-e Easy Rider ever hit the con-
..
have another brother, David
k. And I don't tell you much
it him because he prefers it
way. He's pretty quiet. Maybe
s because Leon and I didn't
him much "talking space"


By the time I was old enough
to start grasping what was going
on. David was there. As a matter of
fact the first conscious memory
that I still call back is of that giant
dog biting Dave out in our drive-
way. I was probably around three,
he was' twenty months younger.
Dad "took care" of the dog, David
barely cried-he was' a tough ham-'
merknocker from the get-go.
Leon was five years older, with
grownn up" interests. Daye and I
were much 'closer in age' ad, let'
me tell you, we spent some time
together. We :built a network, of
roads in ,the dirt under the houser
and' we'd push that Texaco gas.
truck., from ,Bangor. Maine to
Astoria, Washington. "Bout the
only thing that got us off the road.
was a quick bite at the, truck stop
above., :'WaiWreSs Ophelia" .would
whip up some bacon and egg
sandwiches and alert us to any
delays on the roads ahead.
We shot more Indians and bad
guys than Audie Murphy,. Lash
LaRue and Rocky Lane-combined.
We had this big easy chair in the
living room. Dave would saddle up


on one arm. I'd take the other and
we rode the range side by side. I
never could get my "horse" in front
of his.
It's kinda interesting the way
things turn out. David. in the last
few years, has done quite a bit of
research into our family history. If
we"d known' back then what we
know today, we'd a' been over on,
the side of the Indians .. fight-
ing along with our great-grand-
daddy .
It seemed like it was about ten
miles to town with our little legs.
We,walked it on Saturday morn-
ings to see Roy. Hoppy, or Gene at
the Park Theater. We'd chase. bad
guys all the way back home, dart-
ing behind trees, diving in ditches
to avoid some "hot lead". climbing
on the freight cars that tie L&N
railroad conveniently parked on a
side. track between the picture
show and our house ..... he was,
the.best range, partner I ever had.,
And did we do some fighting in
World War III We'd pin those
medals from off that green coat in
Daddy's closet on our tee-shirts
and head for Normandy,.
Guadalcanal. Iwo Jima-wherever
we were needed. I often wondered.
laying in my bed and praying up at


the ceiling In 1970, f11 David. who
at the time was lying in a nee
paddy, staring up at a Vietnam
sky, ever thought back to those
pretend days ......
We'd play tackle football out in
the front yard. 'Course the football
game would last only until the
fight broke out. I was older and a
. little bigger. He, was tougher
'That's a combination that makes:
for some legendary. fights. Listen,
biting an ear wasn't scorned in the
arena when we squared off. As a
matter of fact it was an effective
approach if he had my harids
pinned ..
David Mark anid I would get
mad and have "running fights".
We'd star t supper and fight 'to
bedtime. We'd wake up fighting, go
to school and duke It out In P. E..
walk home that afternoon throw-
ing punches did I mention he
was stubborn? And tough as whet
leather! He wotildn't 'say "calf-
rope" If i hiad him down -and:awas
sitting on both arms and legs with
a hammer lock around his throat
that surely was cutting off all his
wind ....
You talk about good fortune,
about the time he got big er)ough
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)


Our Star Columnist, Kesley, Has Completely Ignored Macs Accompshmen

I'M SURPRISED at the sub- I 'll tell you, Kes is a true blue write about them as much as he Cardinal;, well..... ....
ject matter our star columnist, _. Cardinal fan! It pains him to see wants with impunity, but when ,:, Cardinals can do no wrongly
Keslev Colbert, used last week In I T i lfIfl I AL I their won-lost record this year. he goes to Ignoring THE accom-


his column. Kes isn't your "dis-
cuss the economy" kind of writer.
Actually, if one starts talking
about earnings ratios or earned,
dividends or stock talk similar to-
that, Kes usually just backs off'
and lets, it blow over his head.
Hell talk about the high finance-
ing it is taking to send his two
boys to college, but that's about
the limit of his financial discus-.
sion.
That's reason enough to
question his subject matter, but
It Isn't the real reason.
He doesn't even discuss Bill
Clinton's troubles without getting
mad at his lack of self control, so
he won't discuss it in a column.
He says folks back 'in'Tennessee,
where he came ,from, go to
church regular and don't get in
that kind of trouble, as a rule and
they certainly don't lie about itl!

NO SIR, WHAT I'm' i strised


at is that 'old Kes didn't write
about that fellow, Mark McGwire,
and his skill with a baseball bat.
Kes has more than a passing in-
terest in baseball it's more
like an obsession with him. So, I
know he knows about it. I'll wa-'
ger he can tell you who was play-
ing third base on both teams
when Roger Maris hit his 61st
home -run to set a record, 30
years ago. I was watching on
snowy television when he did it,
but I don't remember the third
baseman's name.
Then, there's the fact that
Mark McGwire Is a member of his
adored St. Louis Cardinals. You'd


/1


think it was a team which was
made, up of his brothers! He re-
fers to it as "Us" when he refers to
the Cardinals.
They're definitely his team.
Why, he even argues with his
family when the Cardinals and
the Braves play. He is a dyed-in-
the-wool Cardinal fan.
Stan Musial, Enos Slaughter,
Red Shoendeinst, and all those
guys: practically invented base-
ball, so far as Kes Is concerned. If
you don't believe they did, then
he will expect you to accept, une-
quivocally, the fact that the game
was at least invented FOR them
to play.


THAT'S ANOTHER reason I
am. taken aback by his choice as,
column subject matter last Week.
Here's the Cardinals, having
a losing season, and you would
think that a true-blue fan would
*look for any achievement' he
could possibly latch on to for his
season to be successful.,
For a member of the Cardinal
organization to .enjoy such suc-,
cess as to set a home run record.
This far from the end of the sea-
son without crowing. Is unheard
'of It took Roger up to the last
game of the season to upset Babe
Ruth's home run record.
That's something': t6 brag
about! .It's something for Kes to
brag about .
He let it slip by! :
LaRenda Bradfield, Buddy
Wiggleton, et al, will never be able
to forgive' him this orie. He "can


plishment orf, a lifetime--MarK
McGwire's, a Cardinal's, lifetime-
-that's too much to forgive.

I DON'T KNOW how Kes -is
going to explain away, this slip of
the journalist's pen, but. he had
better put on his thinking cap
.and come up with a good reason.
Not an excuse, but a reason.
SI know part of the reason
Mark McGwire stroked those 62
round-trippers was partly to im-
press Kes. Now, Kes has all butt
ignored his accomplishment. I
don't think he:, considers' Babe
Ruth's record as being unbreaka-
ble; even by a Cardinall.
There's nothing about the
Babe's record which I relig-
ious to Kes. I've heard him
say on more than. one occasion,
"Records are made to be broken."
I don't ,think. he minded
McGwire performing his. super
human feat. And since he was a


I HAVEN'T SEE14 Kes siici-
the- "happenliig", 'but I'll be siu-
prised if he isn't proud of his fel-
low Cardinal's accomplishment.
He did it in such grand style Me
didn't brag about his hitting ac-
complishments.' Although, it was
another former Cardinal of times
past who said, "'It ain't braggin;,if
you can do it!" Old Dizzy Dean hit
.,the nail squarely on the head., ',
Mark could, and did, do lt ,,i:
The nearest thing to this. at-
complishment-and, the acco-
lades which followed-was the
continuous game streak rolled up
by 'Cal Ripkin, Jr., a. while, back.
Cal had the affrontery to play 'or
the Baltimore Orioles, rather than
the St. Louis Cardinals, but that's
only a. mlnor difference.' He putin
the time and the practice/to get
the job done, just as Mark
McGwre had to do.
It didn't all just come natu-
rallyl


Wesley R Ramsey
William i-I Ramsey
Frerch-e Ramsey
Shirley Ramsey .


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Cape San Bias Site Becoming More Involved


In Defense Missile Tests


CARS VANS-TRUCKS


ground utilities, piling caps, land-
scaping, stofmwater drainage,
and paving First Street were all
discussed as change orders to the
project that would enhance the
finished product.
S ., Commissioners also dis-
cussed constructing a fishing pier
.along the oil docks (a, popular
Fishing 'spot for local residents
that fronts the marina), as well as
possibly building a fishing walk-
way along the soon-to-be con-
;structed channel jetties..
'Throughout the planning
stages of the marina, the board
has maintained the importance of
keeping access to the oil dock for
local fishermen, and even improv-
.Ing the facilities to better accom-,;
9iodate the public.
4( The marina continues to be
on schedule for a completion date
early in 1999. Request for propos-
als to operate the facility will go



College

S -f-rom Page 1A
Bloodworth will head the con-
struction committee for the vo-
tech campus additions.
They are optimistically hoping
So have the construction work-
.omplete and, ready, to begin
classes by the beginning of the
school year next August.
"This type of vo-tech training
b- was one of the highest rated
needs stated by people attending
town hall meetings when plans for
the Gulf/Franklin Center were
being developed," Johnson said.
' Construction cost Is estlmat-
'ed at $500,000 for the 8,000
'share foot addition, as well as a
new rear service entrance and 38
new parking slips.
An additional $300.000 will
be required for equipment and
; furnishings.



Kesley

; m(From Page 2)
to handle me with ease, I went off
to college.
Then, there was the night at
the dairy bar when some of the
guys were kidding me about the
girl "who had left me for another".,
They went a little too far, so I left in
a huff. I saw one of them a couple
of days later. His eye was just
beginning to open a tad through
the purple bruise. David, to this.
day has never said a word to me
about It, but I found out later that
he also thought they had gone too
far.
We didn't always fight each
other.'
SGosh, I remember the car
breaking down in front of Bobby
Ridley's house. I called Dave. He
slid under that thing with ice aind
snow running along the curb and
fixed it in no time. He spared me
the lecture on the importance of a
little car knowledge.
He ain't gonna beat you to
death with words. .. .
I remember those pedal cars.
And the Christmas we got the new
Western Flyers. And the baseball
games in the back yard. And the
pillow fights. And the day we got
the t.v. And the drag races over at
Clarksburg.
I stood up for him at his wed-
ding, as he did for me at mine.
He was my best friend growing
up. Time and distance haven't
changed a thing.
David is fifty years old today.
And in all of those fifty years I
don't think I've ever told him how
much fun it's been. How much he
means to me. How fortunate I am.
How much I love him .....
'Course, come to think of it, he
hasn't mentioned it to me either. I
Told you he doesn't say much.
Congratulations,
K. C.


out early next month.
Commissioners are in hopes
of having a tenant to lease the'
marina' by the time construction
work. is complete. Several'
inquiries, have already been
received and a few visits have
been made, as interest in, the pro-
ject seems very hIgh.
The board will be looking for a
management deal that will pay off
the 82.5 million RDA loan, protect
the city's long term interest in,the
marina, spur the local economy,
and hopefully make profit for the
city. ;
Interest has also been shown
in developing the out-parcels of
land surrounding the marina.
Correspondence ':has been
received showing interest ; In
building a motel and restaurant
at the site.
City Auditor Proposals
Prior to the board's regular
meeting, commissioners met with
representatives of Deloitte &
Touche LLP to hear its proposal to
continue providing auditor service
for the city.
Deloitte & Touche has provid-
ed the service for the city for. sev-
eral years and was ranked as the
board's first choice to continue in
that capacity.
Commissioners Charles
Tharpe and David Horton su.-
gested the board hear proposals.
from the other two firms making
proposals (James Moore Com-
pany, of Tallahassee, and Ralph


During the Gulf War, the
United States recognized a need
for a defensive missile system to
counter medium range ballistic
missiles such as Iraq's scud mis-
stiles.
.Since that time, environmen-
tal studies have been conducted
in preparation to begin testing of
the interceptors and their effec-
tiveness against theater ballistic
missiles.
Eglin's Cape San Bias D-3,
site has long been a part of
Eglin's' test facilities and was
most recently used as a launch
site in 1995 for the Patriot sur-
face-to-air Intercept missile.
In the Air Force's environ-
mental report on the test site
region, which stretches from


Roberson and Mike Tucker, of
Port St. Joe/Blountstown) before
making its final decision.
The board decided to follow
that recommendation, noting that
one 'of the proposals was from a
local company, and that it would
be In the best Interest of the city
to hear from all three providers.
'City Budget-1.09% Below
Rollback Rate
-' During a preliminary budget
hearing held last Thursday, city-
comnissioners' adopted a tenta-
tive / budget. announcing a:
decrease in nmillage rate over the
rollback rate of 1.09%.
A nmillage rate of 5.2985 was
proposed and commissioners out-
lined a budget that holds the line
on spending for the upcoming fis-
cal year.
In Other Business
*Held the first public reading
of an ordinance setting fees and
establishing rates and methods of
payment for Ward Ridge water
and sewer customers.
*Discussed a problem with
grease stopping up the city sewer
system near the nursing home.
Public Works Superintendent
Terry McDaniel told the board
Gulf County Health Department
Director Doug Kent said he would
Help work out the problem.
*McDanlel told commission-
ers that city crews were behind on
'trash pick-up in the city, but
should be caught up within the
next few days.


Santa Rosa Island to Cape San
Bias and into the Gulf of Mexico
to the Florida Keys. It was deter-
'mined there would be no adverse
,impact for the launch of intercep-
tor missiles from the Cape San
Bias D-3 site.
There were, however, several
potential adverse impacts associ-
ated with the much larger target
missile launches.
*The report issued concern
that noise vibrations could dam-
age the nearby Cape San Bias
lighthouse's lens and possibly
damage the historic lighthouse
keeper's quarters.
Suggestions were made to
protect the lens during launch
periods and refurbish and/or
relocate the keeper's quarters.
.*A 40* x 5.500' corridor cut
through a forested arqa for safety
instrumentation purposes would
be within 75' of a bald eagle's
nest. This violates U.S. Fish and
Wildlife's recommended stand-off
distance.
The report listed as possible
mitigation options: collecting the
safety data using an alternative
method or relocation of the nest.
sIt was noted that Cape San
Bias has the highest concentra-
tion of. sea turtles nesting in
Northwest Florida.
Measures suggested for pro-
tection of successful hatchlings
included using low pressure sodi-
um lighting for nighttime opera-
tions, and/or monitoring nests for-
successful hatch rates.
*Development of the target
launch facility would also result
in the permanent loss of 1.6 acres
of wetlands. In-kind enhancement
or restoration of currently dis-
turbed wetland areas near the D-
3 launch site were listed as a mit-
Igation option.
County Road C-30-E would
be temporarily closed during the
-launch window, and commercial
and recreational fishing and boat-
ing within the launch path would
also be temporarily Impacted by
the testing.
Another alternative presented
within the report mentioned using
offshore platforms off the coast of
Santa Rosa Island and Cape San
Bias for interceptor missile
launches.
-s


'A


Colleen Ciochetto (right), manager of the new Rent-A-Wreck of
the "Forgotten Coast," receives franchise certification from Chip
Rueter, franchise operations, at company headquarters in Owings
Mills, MD.


CarRental Aenc
,,,gen.y
P ;, .. .i


Opens In I
S,. Rent-AWreck of 'America.
Inc., the largest late-model car
rental company, has opened Its
newest franchises in Port St. Joe
and St. George Island.
The car rental sites, located in
the lobby of the Gulf Aviation
Building at Costin Airport in Port


City of Mexico Beach
Readies for Election
The City of Mexico Beach's
regular municipal election will be
held on Tuesday, November 3.
Candidates for the offices of
Mayor, Group I, and Council
Members Group II iand Ill may
begin qualifying on' Monday,.
September 21. The election quali-
fving period will end on October
2nd.. .
Mexico Beach residents wish-,
ing to register to vote may do so
by completing the required forms
provided by City Hall or the Bay
County Elections Office.
In order to be eligible to vote
In the city's election to be held on
November 3rd, individuals must
be registered no later than
October 5. Also. registered voters
who need to update their registra-
tion cards (address, name
change, etc.) should do so by
October 5.


Port St. Joe
St. Joe and a satellite site at the
Land. &. Castle Building, located
on East Gulf Beach Drive on St
George Island, are now open for
business. They Join nearly 500
franchise locations worldwide,
ranging from Fairbanks, Alaska,
to the United Arab Emirate.
Besides Rent-A-Wreck, Mana-
ger Colleen Ciochetto: will be
opening a PRICELESS franchise
at the same location on
September 28.
PRICELESS, a separate auto
rental company from Rent-A-
Wreck, serves a different niche in
the market. It serves the corpo-
rate, insurance, and new car deal-
er replacement business by rent-
ing late-model vehicles in its fleet,
three years or less in age.
Both rental services will serve
and offer pick-up services from
Port St. Joe. Mexico Beach,
Tyndall AFB. Eastpoint. Apalach-
'icola. Wewahitchka, St. George
Island, and Carrabelle. among
others.

Lottery on Wed.
The lottery drawing for the
S.H.I.P. rehabilitation funds will
be held on Wednesday, September
23, at 3:00 p.m. The lottery draw-
ing will be held in the county
commission meeting room. The
public is welcome to attend.
p .* .1


W.I.G. Holds Sixth

Anniversary Meeting


Nearly 80 North Port St. Joe
residents, Mayor Johnny Linton.
all of the City Conmmissioners,
County Commissioner Nathan
Peters, Jr., and Rev. Edward King.
Jr, representing the Jessie Ball
duPont Fund, were out on the day
following Hurricane Earl to cele-
brate the sixth year of operation
of the Washington Improvement
Group.
The WIG Sixth Annual
Meeting/Program was held on
Thursday, September 3. at the
WIG Teen Center and office build-
ing. located at 198 Peters Street.
During the business meeting.
the directors voted unanimously
in the affirmative to amend the
by-laws, creating an additional
five new Board of Directors posi-
tions. .
One new member will be
appointed to the board from each
of the following newly. created
standing committees: Develop-


ment/Fund Raising Committee.
Program/Activities Committee,
Partnership Committee, -Housing
Committee, and the Micro Enter-
prise Development Committee.
Rev. John Haley, Pastor of the
North Port St. Joe Church of God
in Christ opened the annual pro-
gram with a moving prayer.
Commissioner Peters led the
pledge of allegiance to the flag,
and Tasmin Nickson and Quatina
Fennell sang "The Star Spangled
Banner."
Dr. Timothy Lamar Beard
delivered an inspirational. mes-
sage entitled, "Going Beyond the
Dream." Dr. Beard, a Port St. Joe
native, challenged the North Port,
St. Joe community to get out and
get involved with their resources,
talents, and time to Improve con-,
ditions In the community and
provide opportunities for commu-
nity youth,


If personal service and solutions are important to you,
take a moment to look at Citizens Federal Savings Bank.
For generations, we've set the standard in hometown banking!


Lately, it seems the news has been
full of information about regional
megabanks gobbling up community
banks to expand their presence across
the country. And lost in all the Wall
Street shuffling is the ability to pro-
vide the personal service you may
have grown accustomed to.
At Citizens Federal Savings Bank,
we've served generations of friends
and neighbors as a true hometown


bank. The hometown difference
comes alive in a full array of accounts,
financial services and loans, excep-
tional prompt service and a level of
corporate citizenship which is of ben-
efit to the communities we serve.
If your financial future is best
served by having a banking relation-
ship you can count on, take a close
look at all we have to offer.
You'll like what you see.


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The drawing
at left depicts
an example of
the trajectory
of the possible
target launch
sites in the
Northwest,
Florida area.


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,AC- 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1998


'Free Breast Exams,


Paps During October


The Gulf County Health
+Department is pleased to an-
:nounce that it is offering FREE
,,clinical breast exams and pap
smears to eligible residents of
!:Gulf County during the month of
iOctober.
t. In' order to participate in
these free clinics, a woman must
,.meet the following criteria: She
- must be 18 years of age or older,
must not be on Medicaid or
:Medicare, must have no insur-
ance. coverage for these services
or have not met their deductible
for this year, and must not be on
Sthe Gulf County Health Depart-
^ment family planning or primary'
-care programs.


Doctor's,
discovery may
,end obesity


HILTON HEAD; S.C. A doctor
* believes that a natural formula contain-
ing theextract of asmall-Asian fruit can
help cause significant .weight loss.
Anthony A. Conte, M.D. reported in
1 an American Medical Journal that the
formula, now called Bio-Rex 3000,
caused patients to lose more than twice
as much weight as those in a control
group on the same fat reduced diet.
Neither group was instructed to de-
crease the amount of food they ate or to
increase their exercise levels An article
published in the .4mencan Journal of
SClinical Nutrion says that you don't
have to reduce the amount of food you
eat to lose weight, provided that you
limit the fat.
Dr. Contei says that animal studies
suggest the mechanism behind the
weight reduction is'due to interruption
of the "Krebs Cycle", an important step
in the body's fai storage process He.
'Says it may work the same way in hu-
mans According to Dr. Conte, "The
best pan of this unique discovers isthat
ii s not a3 drug, but a dietary' food
supplement. The Asian fruit, called
garcinia, is similar to citrus fruit found.
in the United States with one big excep-
tion-- it may help some people fight
obesity! While Dr. Conte's studymaybe
preliminary. the exclusive North Ameri-n
can dismbutor,TPhillips Gulf Corp., is
calling the Bio-Rex 3000 supplement
"Nature',- Ideal Diet Aid."
According to a spokesperson, for the
company, Bio-Rex 3000 is now avail-
able through pharmacies and nutrition
stores or call 1-800-729-8446 or visit
&ww.phillhpsgulf.com.
Bio-Re, 3000 is available locally at:
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All results will be sent to-your
choice of private health care
provider for any necessary follow
up or referrals.
These tests will be adminis-
tered in both Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka. They will be held at
the Port St. Joe clinic on the sec-
ond and fourth Tuesday of the
month, on October 13 and 27. In
Wewa, they will held on the first
and third Tuesday, on October 6
and 20.
For more information, please ,
call the Health Department at
227-1276 in Port St. Joe and 639-
2644 in Wewahitchka.

Walk to Remember to
Be Held On Sept. 26th
SOn Saturday, September 26,
at 10:00 a.m., the Walk to
Remember will held. The Walk has
beeh sponsored by the Bay,
Franklin, and Gulf County Heal-
"thy Start Coalition, the Gulf.
County Interagency Council, and
the Collaborative Partnership of
Gulf County.
The Walk to Remember is
designed to provide caregivers
and loss survivors with an oppor-
tunity which will allow them to
memorialize their loss experience.
In addition, the walk will raise
awareness about the importance
of the grief process for parents.
caregivers, families,, and their
community. ,,
For more information, please
contact, Pam Lawrence at the
Collaborative Partnership office at
227-2559.


Garden Club
Loses a Friend
An earthly light has gone out
and the Sea Oats and Dunes
Garden Club shall long miss its
friendly guidance.
After burning brilliantly
through a lifetime of dedicated
public sen-ice, during which she
cultivated and exemplified the
traits of a gentle woman, the liv-
ing spirit of Alice Gertrude
Guilford, who as a charter mem-
ber of the garden club, dimmed,
flickered feebly and passed over
-the thin dividing line between-life
and death to be with her Maker.
She was an asset to her
home, her church, her clubs and
her community. The good deeds
she did will live long after her.
Those who loved her dearly salute
her memory. May her soul rest in
peace.

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Interiors Etcetera
Furniture and Accessories
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NEW SHIPMENT OF BEANIE BABIES JUST ARRIVED!

ALL BEANIES ARE $5.00


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10:00 6:00


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Summer Wedding Unites


Sherman and Floore


Gwendolyn Sharon Sherman
and Malcolm Eugene Floore were
joined in marriage on May 16: at
the First United Methodist
Church of Panama City. The can-
dlelight. double-ring ceremony
was officiated by Dr. Doug
Newton.
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jefferson
Sherman III and the granddaugh-'
ter of T. J. Sherman 1 and
Charles Frank Brown, all of
Panama City.
The groom is the son ofMr.
and Mrs. Cary E. Floore of Port St.
Joe.
Claire Sherman served as the
.maid of honor, The bridesmaids
were ,Jeanne Borden, Julie
Borden, Kelli Laws. Becky Norton.
and Lisa Sisom. Grace Catherine
Reeves and Karoline Patrick
served as flower girls.
The groom's best man was
Buddy Floore. His groomsmen
were Ashley Abrams. Sam Harp.
John Havens, Greg Mathes. Billy
Merchant. Jim Norton', Joe

Piper Redmond
Accepted to UM
Piper Layne Redmond. 'the
daughter of Joanie Novota of Port
St. Joe and Sonny Redmond of
Bainbridge. Georgia, received her
letter of acceptance this month
from the University of Mississippi
in Oxford. Mississippi. Piper at-
tended school in Port St. Joe from.
the second grade through her
sophomore year. She will be a
1999 graduate of Bainbridge High
School in the spring.

Say You Saw It In 'The Star!


Norton,. Joey Raflield. arid Tom
Sherman.
After a'wedding trip to the
Caribbean, the couple is residing
in Destih. The bride is employed
with the DSW Group, Ltd. of
Adanta. Georgia, and the groom is
the founder and president of
Cutting Edge Technology in
Destin.


Joshua Colby Sheffield
It's A Boy!
Charlie and Jennifer Sheffield
would like to announce the birth
of their son. Joshua Colby
Sheffield. on July 13. He weighed
seven pounds two ounces and
was 19 1/2 inches long. His
proud grandparents are Duke
and Judy Jones of Port St. Joe.
Thomas "Gene" Wood and the late
Sarah Ann Wood of Highland
View, and Buck and Gloria
Sheffield of Dothan. Alabama.


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The Wewahitchka Woman's
Club held their first meeting of
the year on September 9 in the
conference room of the Gulf Coast
Electric Cooperative. Newly
installed president, Elaine Howell,
conducted the business meeting.
This year's other new officers
are E. J. Keller, first vice presi-
dent; Maureen Mitchell, secre-
tary; Martha Lanier, second vice
president; and Betty Cudabec,
treasurer.
The president welcomed all of
the old members and three new
members, Ann Camp, Kathryn
Outlaw, and Betty Kent. Dues
were collected, and the 1998/
2000 yearbooks were distributed.
During the meeting, plans
were made to hold a "Holiday
Bazaar" on November 21 and a
tour of four homes decorated for
Christmas on December 6, and
other projects will be continued.
Betty Kent won the drawing
for the Senior;'Citizens Club
Project, which was two dinners at
Maxine's, donated by E. J. Keller.
;' The new club officers were the
hostesses that day and served
everyone delicious refreshments.
such as cherry-cheese pie, chick-
en salad, chips and dip. and tea
and coffee.
Other members present at the
meeting were Sue DeAbreu,
Charlotte Brown. Irene Connell.
Tweeta Gaskin. Feraldine Greer.
Dorothy Griffin, Ruth Hall, ,Betty
Holloway. Rosenia Kilbourn,
Bunny Mahler. Lorraine Norton.

Will Be Wed
This Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Jenkins
request' the honor of your pres-
ence at the marriage of their
daughter, Michelle Denise, to
Norman G. Jackson. the son of
Jimmie Jackson and Mary Taylor
of Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday.
September 19, at 5:00 p.m., at the
Philadelphia Primitive Baptist
Church, located at 261 Avenue D
in Port St. Joe.
A reception will be held Imme-
diately after the ceremony at the
Gulf County Senior Citizens
Center, located at 1000 Fifth
Street in Port St. Joe. All friends
and relatives are cordially invited
to attend.



t Wrsipatth


Mary Pridgeon, Hazel Quick,
Madge. Semmes, Robble Sexton,
Pat Stripling, and Carol Vlahos.


Madison Callie Bateman
It's A Girl!
.Joshua and Sharity Bateman
are proud to announce the birth
of their daughter. Madison Callie.
on July 25 at F. E. Warren Air
Force Base in Cheyenne,
Wyormng. She weighed six
pounds nine ounces and was 1,8
1/2 inches long, .
Her grandparents are Gerald
and Sarah Byrd of White City and
Larry and Becky Bateman of Pdrt
St. Joe.





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GC Scholarship Program Benefits Students

49 Gulf County Students Awarded Over $25,000 in Schodlrship Funds


The Gulf County Scholarship
Program provides incentives for
students to take advantage of
advanced educational endeavors.
Every student who graduates
from a public Gulf County high
school has the opportunity to
pursue further education, whe-
ther in a vocational/technical
school or a college.
This program is available to
all students in Gulf County
schools. A student in the seventh
grade can begin earning points
which will be converted into
scholarship dollars when he or
she graduates. Points are earned
for attendance, academic achieve-
ment, completing specified stan-
dardized tests, and parent partic-
ipation in approved workshops.
At the end of the school year,
students obtain a Point Summary
Sheet, have their parents com-,
plete the form, and return it to
the .school guidance office by
June 15 of each year. Points can
be earned -in grades, seven
through 12.
The Gulf County School
Board has endorsed this endeav-
or, and it is supported by the
Jessie Ball duPont Religious,
Charitable, and Educational Fund.
Individuals and businesses in the
@ area are patrons to this program
and have earned the deep grati-
tude of both the Gulf County
Scholarship Committee and the
scholarship recipients.
This year's contributors
Include Buzzett's Drug Store,
Gary and Helen Carlsten, Ca-
they's Ace Hardware, Citizen's
Federal Savings Bank, Charles
Cleckley; Florida Power Corpor-


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PISTOL PACKER THREATENS THREE
On Wednesday, September
9th, Gulf County Sheriffs
Department deputies Vince
Everett and Bobby Plair respond-
ed to a disturbance in the
I Williamsburg area of Wewahitch-
ka involving a gun.
They made contact with the
victim who stated that Clara
Fisher, 47, of Wewahitchka, had
come to her house, pulled a gun
and threatened to kill her.
Later, deputies located Fisher
at her home and she was arrested
Sor, aggravated assault with: -a
firearm. ,
The following day, two addi-
tional charges of aggravated
assault with a firearm, stemming
from the Incident on Wednesday.
were brought against Fisher.
STRUGGLES WITH CURRENT
At about 1:45 in the after-
noon on Thursday, September
S10Oth, officers of the GCSO
;responded to a call which report-
:ed a possible drowning near the
Highland View Canal.
Upon arrival. Deputy Chris
Dixon was able to see the victim.
who was about 600 to 700 yards
..offshore. Deputies Bobby Plair
"and James Jensen borrowed a
boat belonging to Harry Rich. of
Caryville, whowas fishing in the
canal at the time.
The deputies ventured into
Sthe currents'of the area and were
able to pull Panama City resident,
Cleo Dudley, from the water and
transport him safely to shore.
STICKY BOAT LAUNCHING
O On September 13th. Deputy
Jensen was dispatched to a call
reporting that a car had backed
.off the Gaskin Park boat landing
and become stuck.
Upon his r-rival, Jensen
spoke with the driver of the vehi-
cle, Susan -Sours. 39, of
Wewahitchka, who said she was
just trying to scare her passenger.
Apparently, her grandfather used
to frighten ter in this manner and
she wanted to share the feeling.
b eThe investigation led to Sours
being arrested for driving under
the influence. Her passenger.
Richard Goodwin, Sr.. 70, was
I also arrested for- disorderly con-
Sduct and resisting arrest without
violence. '


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Estate of Helen J. Hambric.
Elizabeth C. Jores; M.D., and the
JTPA Committee.
Other contributors were Jerry


Sheriff Frank McKeithen, left, presents the keys to a 1985 Dodge
Ram 50 to Caroline Lee, president of the St. Joseph Bay Humane
Society. The truck, with only 32,000 miles on it, was U.S. Air Force
surplus, and was purchased for $1 by the Sheriff. Sign Works of
Panama City donated the lettering for the truck. The vehicle will be
used by the Humane Society, and was deeply appreciated by the
membership.


eriff's Beat


NOT LICENSED FOR DRIVING OR POT
Deputy Paul Beasley executed
a traffic stop on a car in the
Wewahitchka area on Saturday,
September 12th, to inform the
driver that his tail lights were not
working.
When Beasley asked the dri-
ver. James Alfred Robbins, 34, of
Wewahitchka for his license, he,
stated they were suspended and
he was arrested for the violation.
Upon routinely searching
Robbins. Beasley found a bag of
marijuana in his pocket. As the
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responded. The mobile home,
camper and shed were a total loss
in the blaze.
The property is owned- by
'Wilma Kelly. of Panama City.,
The fire is currently under
investigation by Don Cleta of the
State Fire Marshall's Office.
OTHER BOOKINGS THIs WEEK .
Tuesday, September 8th-
Anthony Dumas, 43. of Port St.
Joe, violation of probation (cor-
ruption by threat); and Clarence
W. WhitJield, 19. of Port St. Joe.
violationn of probation..(burglar'y.
,..,grand, theft).. ... ,


Gulf County EMS personnel check out Cleo Dudley, center, after
he was pulled from the currents at the Gulf County canal.


,,possession of less than 20 grams
of marijuana was added to driving
while license suspended or
revoked.
WEEKEND FIRE CLAIMS JONES
HOMESTEAD STRUCTURES
Last Saturday night.
,September 12th. at approximately
;10:25 p.m.. the Sheriffs Office
received a call in reference to a
fire on the corner of Jones
Homestead Road and East
Rodgers in the Jones Homestead
community.
S Firefighters from Port St. Joe,
Highland View and St. Joe Beach


Thursday. September 10th-
Rita Fay Powell. 45. of
Wewahitchka, driving while
license suspended or revoked:
and Curtis L. Gray. 32. of
Wewahitchka. child support. ;


( PSJPD Report

TRAFFIC STOP EXPOSES WARRANT
On September 7th, at approx-
imately 1 a.m., Michael Andrew
Thompson, of Indianapolis,


(See Police on Page 7)


. and Carol Kelley, Richard W.
LaFerle. Frank Pate, Pitts
Pharmacy. Port St. Joe Elemen-
tary School (Penny Collection
Campaign by students), Jacque
Price, Shoreline Medical Group,
. P.A., Wewahitchka State Bank,
Wewahitchka Woman's Club, and
the women of the Port St. Joe
Presbyterian Church.
The Gulf County Scholarship
Trust has established an endow-
ment ensuring all future Gulf
County graduates the opportunity
to participate in this scholarship
program.
Anyone interested in con-
tributing to this program or desir-
ing further information, may write
to Gulf County Scholarship Trust.
P. 0. Box 1094. Port St. Joe, FL
32457.
Scholarship allocations were
made to 1998 graduates of both
Port St. Joe High School and
Wewahitchka High School on July
1. Thirty-three students from Port
St. Joe and 16 students from
Wewa received Gulf County schol-
arship funds this year. A total of
$25,664 has been disbursed to
these students. Awards ranged
from $21 to $3,540, depending
upon the number of points earned
by the student.
The following students
received scholarship dollars this
year:


Port St. Joe High School
Kvle Adkison. Brianne Alford.
Reese Antley. Seth Campbell. Lee
Cathey, Casey Clark, Amanda
Collins. Jeremy DLxon. Monique
Fennell. Jennifer Gaddis. Lisa
Gentry., Sabrinna Hanson, Sheila
Hightower. Quint Klingbeil. Kim
Lamberson. and Leigh Lawrence.
Krista Nobles, Jarred
Patterson, Amanda Phillips,
Shameka Raines, Chris Rober-
shaw, Leontine Ross, Jason
Shoaf, Jermaine P. Sims, Julia
Six, Wayne Summers, Chad
Thompson, Emily Thompson.
Amanda Turner, Jodie Wear.
Casey White, Casie Williams, and
Mack Young.
Wewahitchka High School
Jennifer Barnes. Joshua
Baxley. Jason Carter. Rita Dietz.
Jeremy Helms. Jack Husband.
Kathryn Jenkins. Ashley Lister.
Mandy Little, Ike Mincy, Amy
Owens, Aimee Pridgeon. Diana
Taunton, Luke Taunton, Josh
Taunton, and Joseph Whitfield.

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Tobacco-Free Busy!


The Tobacco-Free Partner-
ship of Gulf County has been very
busy in the last month getting the,
approved activities in motion. The
following is a list of proposals/
events that were approved by the
partnership:
IThere is now a part-time
SWAT advisor at each school: Port
St. Joe High School, Rachel
Crews; Port St. Joe Middle School,
Clarence Monette; and
Wewahitchka High School, Lanita
Faye Taunton. There's also a
county-wide SWAT facilitator from
the Washington Site.
"The Gulf County Sheriffs
Auxiliary has accepted the pro-
posal from the SWAT students to
have increased, enforcement in
the schools and comtihunity.
w*Preparations are being
completed for Sterlen Barr, a,
motivational speaker, to visit the
county schools on September
18th to speak, with students
about the hazards of tobacco,
'products. That evening, he will
meet again with the students at a
music fest to be held in the
Commons Area at Port St. Joe
High School.
*The Kick Butts art and
media contest In The Star will
begin this month and run
through April 1999.
wThe Optimist Club will be


working with the students on a
SWAT dance in Port St. Joe on
October 17.
t-Victory Temple Church will
be hosting a tobacco-free basket-
ball league September 26 at the
Washington Site.
*-The Halloween casket dis-
plays for Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka are under construc-
tion.
*-The Scallop Festival was a
great success. The SWAT stu-
dents collected 587 signatures for
smoke-free dining, and prepared
54 truth postcards to movie stars,
and celebrities, and recruited 54
students for Port St. Joe's SWAT.
*Robinson continues his.'
weekly truth articles in The Star
and has prepared a Gulf County
Guide to tobacco-free dining.
e'Susan Medina flew to
Atlanta to be filmed for a televi-
sion truth advertisement. The
partnership is awaiting a copy of
the advertisement that will be
used in late September.
*Medina presented Bill
Laine. Port St. Joe restaurant
owner, with a SWAT award for
operating his businesses smoke-
free.
r*Cedric Lenox presented
Subway in Wewahitchka with a
SWAT award for operating a


smoke-free business.
Materials and supplies have
been ordered for the "Clean Air for
Babies Project."
*-The "Reclaim the Restroom".
electronic fire alarms are being
installed in the county high,-
schools and should be operational*
soon.
The Scoring Committee meet-
ing was rescheduled and held':'
September 9th due to Hurricane -
Earl. The report from the commit-
tee will be presented at the
upcoming partnership meeting.
Everyone is encouraged t '
attend the meeting on September
15th at 4:00 p.m. (ET) in the Port.
St. Joe High School Media Center-
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CINDY QUINCEY
to assist the SWAT students
making a difference in C
County. If you have any quest
or concerns, please call Reg
, Washabaugh at 227-1276. ext
sion 120.


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Remember America's
POW's and MIA's


.-Ann Mann
Ladies Auxiliary President
VFW Post, #8285 asks that.
everyone take a few minutes on
September 18 to remember and
pray for the Americans who are,
prisoners of war or missing in
action.
Some of our young people
have asked what POW-MIA
means. It is a shame that so many
of our soldiers are still missing
from the Korean and Vietnam
wars, and the younger generation
doesn't realize what our veterans
have .done and are still doing to'
ensure that we grow up in a free
country.
Around 1969. people started
wearing metal bracelets with the


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County area. She provides mar-
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aquaculture businesses through
the bureau.
"Fresh from Florida" promo-
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training in handling seafood, and
an industry resource directory,
The Source, are available by call-
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writing to Cindy Quincey, Bureau
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Bubba's Restaurant in Port St.
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name of a missing soldier.
engraved on it. Some of the
bracelet wearers were family and
friends of those that were miss-
ing, while others wore the
bracelets to protest the Vietnam
War. Even strangers wore them to
commemorate those who had'
fought for our country.
Some people wore these
bracelets out of patriotism for our
country. Others were sympathetic
to the fact that the whereabouts
of some of America's finest indi-
viduals were still unknown.
There are an estimated 2,096
Americans still ,missing in
Southeast Asia. Oh September
18, please do not forget those who
have not returned to their family
and our great land of freedom.


Who to Call...
To obtain a form to file a con-
sumer complaint, find out if com-
plaints have been registered,
against a particular business, or
to receive free consumer
brochures and information, call
the Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services at 1-800-
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Police Dept.
Indiana, was arrested by Officer
Chris Tramel for attaching a tag
not assigned, driving with a sus-
pended or revoked license, and an
active warrant out of Broward
County for driving under the
influence.
According to the officer's
report, Thompson's vehicle was
stopped for failure to dim his
headlights. Upon further investi-
gation, it was learned that the tag
was unlawfully attached to the
vehicle, a driver's license check
revealed that h4s license was sus-
pended and that he was also
wanted.
CARELESS DRIVING REVEALS
LICENSE SUSPENSION
Wednesday, September 9th,
near 3 p.m., Christopher Jared
Davis, 19, of Huntsville, Alabama,
was arrested by Officer Russell
Burch for driving with a suspend-
ed or revoked license.
According to information
received, Davis' vehicle was
stopped in reference to an
Improper lane change and care-
less driving. Further investigation
revealed that Davis' license had
been suspended in Alabama.
POPPED FOR OPEN DRINKING
On September 10th, just after
5 p.m., Lawrence Irvin, 44, of
Greenville, Kentucky, was arrest-
ed by Officer Chris Teeter for pos-
. sessing an open alcoholic bever-
age container on city right-of-way.
According to information
received, the officer observed 'a
glass container near Irvin, con-'
taining what smelled like an alco-
holic beverage. Irvin admitted
that he had been drinking Vodka,
but was now taking a break.
ALABAMA MISTAKES CATCH UP
Also On the 10th, Claude
Ryan, Jr., 24,' of Theodore,
Alabama, was arrested by Officer,
Burch for driving with a suspend-
ed or revoked license. According
tp information received, Ryan's
vehicle was stopped in reference-
to the tag not being visible.


(Continued from Page 5)

Upon further investigation, it
was learned that his license had
been suspended or revoked in
Alabama for driving under the
influence suspension and failure
to pay traffic fine.
COULDN'T WALK THE LINE
Around 10:30 p.m. that
Thursday (10th), Beatrice Loretta
Buchholz, 29, of Highland View,
was arrested by Officer David
Cross for driving under the influ-
ence of an alcoholic beverage and
driving without a license.
Cross stated in his report that
he observed a blue Chevy north-
bound on Garrison Avenue, being
operated in an erratic manner.
During the traffic stop, the officer
detected an odor of an alcoholic
beverage coming from Buchholz'sg
person, and requested she submit
to field sobriety assessments.
Buchholz was unable to com-
plete the assessments successful-
ly and was arrested. A lawful test
of her breath resulted in a .176
and a .172; .08 is legally under
the influence in the state of
Florida.
No LICENSE To MOTOR
On Sunday, September 13 at
about 8:30 in the evening, Stanley
Eldridge, 30, of Arlington;
Alabama, was arrested by Officer
Burch for driving with a suspend-
ed or revoked license.
The officer's report states that
Eldridge's vehicle was stopped for
a. defective brake light. Further'
investigation revealed that
Eldridge's license was suspended
in Alabama for failure to appear.
KIDNAPPING, RESISTING SUSPECTS--
ONE NABBED, ONE SOUGHT
Just before midnight on the
,13th. Nicholas Wendell Morning.
19. of Port St. Joe, was arrested
by Sergeant Butch Arendt for kid-
napping.
According to information
received, Morning and Rocky
Quinn, 19, also of Port St. Joe,
went to a residence on Avenue D,


CNA Course at
G/F Center in PSJ
Gulf Coast Community
College will be offering a course in
certified nursing assistance,
beginning on September 21, at'
the Gulf Franklin Center in Port
St. Joe. Classes will be held from
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday
through Thursday. JTPA scholar-
ships are available to those who
qualify.
Cancel Bingo
The Highland View volunteer
Fire Department has announced
they will not be holding bingo for


',W ,T .. er dm i

Wood has 25 years with County
Gulf County Commission Chairman Warren Yeager presented Paul
Wood with a plaque recognizing 25 years of service with the Gulf
County Mosquito Control. Wood currently serves the county as the
Mosquito Control Director and was praised by the board for his years
of dedicated service.

Science Dept. to be Dedicated to Osborne


On Wednesday. September
30, at 9:00 a.m., ET. a special cer-
emony will be held in the R.
Marion Craig Coliseum at Port St.
Joe High School to dedicate the

where Morning forced a 17 year
old female into a vehicle, driven
by Quinn. Both subjects forced
the female to go with them against
her will.
Quinn is charged with kid-
napping and resisting arrest
without violence. Anyone
with information in reference
to his whereabouts, is asked
to call the Port St. Joe Police
Department's Tips Hot Line at
229-2677 (229-COPS).


science department in memory of
Charles A. Osborne.
Mr. Osborne began his career
,,as. a science. teacher in Gulf
County in August- of 1957., He
retired on June 30, 1997. Twenty-
seven years of his, tenure were
spent at Port St. Joe High School.
A Science Department Chairman.
he implemented the practice of
student participation in science
fair projects and helped to build a
science education program that
produced doctors, dentists, nurs-
* es, and scientists.
The Port St. Joe community is:
cordially invited to attend the
dedication ceremony. Special
seating will be reserved for com-
munity participants.


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consider a budget for,

Fiscal Year 98/99.


This notice is applicable

to Gulf County.

A public hearing to make a

DECISION on the budget AND

TAXES will be held on September

21, 1998 6:30 RM. at City Hall


Amanda Strange, Deputy Clerk
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Publish Sermember 17, 1998'


CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA

BUDGET SUMMARY

FY 1998-1999
ESTIMATED REVENUES
TAXES
Ad Valorem Taxes: 2.469 mills ................................... $ 58,800.00
Utility Taxes ................................................................ $131,170.00
Franchise Taxes ....................................................... $ 2,650.00
Licenses and Permits ...................................:.............. $ 5,500.00
'State Shared Revenues .............................................. $110,677.00
Other Local Unit .......................................................$... 13,891.00
Other Revenues ............................ ............................. $ 59,539.00.
TOTAL REVENUES $382,227.00
Less 5% ............ ... ................... ................................. $ 19,111.00
T. L. Jam es Grant ........................................................ $ 57,000.00
Cash Carry Forward .............................................. ... $ 89,000.00.
TOTAL REVENUES $509,116.00

EXPENDITURES '
Administrative and Finance ............................i... ..... $172,356.00
Police Departm ent ..................................................... $ 29,807,.00
Fire Department ......................................................... $ 50,729.00
Streets ......................................................................... $158,844.00
Health and W welfare ...........;..:....................................... $ 16,720.00
Parks and Recreations ................................................. $ 72,766.00
Reserves .............................................................. .. $ 7,894.00
TOTAL APPROPRIATED
EXPENDITURES & RESERVES $509,116.00
TOTAL BUDGET
1998-1999
TOTAL GENERAL FUND $509,116.00
TOTAL WATER AND SEWER $528,395.00
TOTAL JEHU $ 3,230.00
TOTAL BUCKHORN $ 15,000.00
TOTAL $1,055,741.00
THE TENTATIVES, ADOPTED, AND OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE
OFFICE OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.
Publish September 17, 1998


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Phone 227-1278 or 229-8997
FAX 227-7212


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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 17, 1998


Outstanding Coaches are Recognized


Port St. Joe High School has two coaches who have earned numerous awards and accolades through-
out their coaching careers. They have coached state championship teams, and have been recognized by
their peers as outstanding coaches, both in the state and in the southeastern region. At last week's
school board meeting, the board recognized their accomplishments with a plaque and resolution. Scott
Gowan, left, and Vernon Eppinette, are shown receiving them. Gowan has led the Shark cross country to
a state championship in 1997, and track and field championships for five consecutive years, '94-'98.
Coach Eppinette was instrumental in leading the Sharks to four state basketball championships, in 1994,
1996, 1997 and 1998.


"National Wildlife Refuge


1 Week" Set for Oct. 11-17

15th Annual Fall Open House Tours Scheduled for St. Vincent


St. Vincent National Wildlife
Refuge will conduct the 15th
Annual Fall Open House tours
during the second week of
October. Participants will have
the opportunity to become better
acquainted with the refuge and Its'
varied wildlife and wildlife habi-
tats.
The open house is part of the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's
"National Wildlife Refuge Week",
October I I th to 17th.
One tour will be conducted
daily on October 12, 13. 14. 15.
16, and 17 (Monday through
Saturday). The tours are sched-
uled to leave the refuge's Indian
Pass boat dock at 8:00 a.m.. ET.
and will return at approximately
liQ0 p.m., 'ET. Transportation
across Indian Pass will be provid-
ed for participants of the open
house tours.'
Th6se wishing tb participate
must make reservations by phone
at 653-8808. beginning Septem-.
ber 28th. Reservations will be lim-
ited to four Individuals per group.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
former Director Mollie Beattie set
the second week In October fo be
observed annually as NATIONAL,
WILDLIFE REFUGE WEEK, lead-
ing up to the 100th anniversary In
2003. "By that time," Beattie said,


"We hope to make all Americans
aware of the National Wildlife
Refuge System as places to enjoy
wildlife, to hunt, to fish, to watch,
and to learn about our natural
heritage."
As a reminder, the refuge s i
open to the public year-round


during daylight hours, except
during hunt periods and pre-
scribed burns and/or wildfires.
Special permits or prior notice are
not required to visit.
Transportation to the refuge is
the responsibility 4f the visitor
when not in conjunction with a'
specific refuge activity.


Willie J. Anthony
Willie James Anthony, 68;"of
Port St. Joe. died Friday,
September 11. in a local hospital.
Born in Sneads, he moved here in
,1930. He was a beater helper,at
St. Joe Paper Company, a veteran-
of the U.S. Army, and a member ,
of the Philadelphia Primitive
Baptist Church.
SeatMr. Anthony was preceded in
death by his father. Eddie
Anthony; one brother, Nathaniel
Anthony; and one sister, Naomi
Tucker.
He is survived by his mother,
Lela Brown of Port St. Joe; his-
wife, Rosa Lee Anthony of Port St.
oe; and. ix sons, James McGee
d wid ',-Janet, of Clearwater.,
Msgt. Timothy Grandberry and
'wife. Pamela, of Crestvlew, Robert
Watson and wife, Sheila, of
Panama City, Calvin Watson and
wife, Jackle, of Killeen. Texas,
James Bernard Anthony and wife,
Renee, of Port St. Joe, and Cedric
D. Anthony of Daytona Beach.
He is also survived by seven
daughters, Dorotha Peterson,
Barbara Baxter, Sonia Evette
Farmer and husband. Ricky,
Sharon Watson, Pamela Anthony,
all of Port St. Joe, Shayla Elery
and husband, Reginald, and
Phyllis Anthony, all of Lexington,
Kentucky: three brothers, Ezell
Anthony and wife. Retha, of
Tallahassee, Carl Anthony and
wife, Carrie, and Curtis Anthony,
all of Vero Beach: one sister,
Martha Hamilton and husband,
Richard, of Daytona Beach; 24
grandchildren; four great-grand-
children; and many nieces,
nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services were held on
Wednesday, September 16, at
1:00 p.m.. ET, in the Philadelphia
Primitive Baptist Church, with'
Rev. Jessie Hawkins officiating.
Interment followed in Forest Hill
Cemetery.

Sarah Jane Chason
Sarah Jane Chason. 86, of
Wewahitchka. passed away
Friday, September 11, at Bay_
Medical Center. A native of


Vernon, she had been a resident'
of Wewahitchka since 1938, and a
resident o4 White City for the past
six years.
Survivors include two sons.
Thomas K. Chason and William
Chason, both of Wewahitchka:
two daughters. Elvia Hersey and
Peggy Harper. both of White City;
14 grandchildren: and four great-
grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services
were held at 3:00 p.m., CT. on
Monday, September 14, at
Pleasant Rest Cemetery, conduct-
ed by Rev. David Miller. Interment'
followed.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funeral
-Home., Weswahitchka Branch
.Chapel. .

Ethel Westbrook
Ethel B. Westbrook, 97, of
Port St. Joe, died on Saturday
morning, August 29. Born in
Bonifav. she moved to Port St. Joe
in 1937. She was a nurse for the
Port St. Joe Municipal Hospital.
Ms. Westbrook was also a mem-
ber of the First Baptist Church of
Port St. Joe and a member of the
%Women's Missionary Union.
She is preceded in death by
her husband, W. Phonzo Gilbert.
She is survived by one daughter.
Norma Russel and husband,
Hunter. of Corsicana, Texas; one
daughter-in-law, Deda Gilbert of
Port St. Joe: one sister, Myrell
Howell of Port St. Joe; ten grand-
children. Diane Moore. Wilkie
Gilbert, Gilda Branch, Deda
Scheffield, Victor Gilbert. Paul
Gilbert. Matt Russel, Libby
Russel, Cathy Russel, and
Tommy Russel; 17 great-grand-
children, and one great-great-
grandchild.
Funeral services for Ms.
,.Westbrook were conducted on
Monday, August 31, at 10:30
a.m., ET, in the First Baptist of
Port St. Joe, with Rev. Howard
Browning officiating. Interment
followed in Holly Hill Cemetery.
t All arrangements were han-
dled by Gilmore-Southerland
Funeral Home.


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kJ1S1C X VVY. F : -The- members of ,the -Corn
*ins SJBCC cerned Christian Society, along
SilnS 0, J. with the Amazing Grace Church
Se.., family, will be providing a "burn-
C ham ionship out" program for Bro. Roy
Cl al.pA Simmons on Saturday, Septem-'
Cla Smallwood won the ber 19. at 7:30 p.m. They are ask-
n's mponshp at the St ng all churches to make a special
men's championship at the St., donation or a personal donaton
Joseph Bay Country Club on donation or a personal donation
Sunday, September 13. with an to Bro. Nathan Peters, Sis. Perlie
Impressivetwoday totalof 14 eld or Sis. Winnie Hamilton for
Second in the gross division was Mr. Simmons. For more informa-
Hershel Neal. Smallwood's accu- tion, please call 229-6405.
rate drives and excellent short 'I
game were Just too good for any- School's In Session
one to get close to him. '
First low net (after handicap Drive With Caution!
adjustment) went to Benny
Sherrill. Sherrill played cautious
golf and avoided many of the'haz-'
ards. Smart course management, [,
,allowed him to pull away from his
,nearest competitor by six s.ots ,
0(142). Second in the net division
went to RQbert Childers.
This year's tournament fea- A Perfect iPrese;t
turned a new twist, a senior divi- i
sion. The seniors played from the for Family
"gold" tees, and many shot better
scores than their younger coun- Member
terparts, proving that this is truly
a game for all ages. Near
The low senior gross champl-
onship went a past club champi- a
on, Billy Barlow, and,the second -
low gross senior was Eldon ...
Schoelles. The low net senior win-
ner was Pierce Taunton. and the
second low net senior was Dr.
Garfield Wilson (of FSU fame).
A special thanks to Jim'
Harrison and 'the Men's Golf
Association tournament commit-.
tee for putting together .a great '
tournament.
The weather was a little "iffy" : VO
on Saturday, but the sun was '
shining strong by Sunday.
Everyone seemed to have a good
time, even though the scores were" gr
a lltte high for the caliber of the., ,,
players on the field. The remain- hu
Ing players were as follows: fan
Low: Gross (white tee's):. yo
Richard Childers. third place:,.
Mike Todd, fourth place; and',
Chuck Worley. filth place. T
'Low Net (white tee's): Bo (the.
milkman) Pierce. third place; Don" '
(W. Nelson) Clark, fourth place'.
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Brian Cason. right, landed this 63.5 pound wahoo aboard the "Big
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Gators Lose Overtime



Heartbreaker 28-21 Fri.


The Wewahitchka Gators lost
a heartbreaker Friday night in
overtime to Carrabelle, as the
Gators fell to 0-1 in District 4-2A


and 0-2 overall.
"Our kids played hard, but we
just made too many crucial mis-
takes," said coach Wayne Flowers.


Chris Sims (26) runs the ball for the Gators in Friday's game
against Carrabelle.


1st Annual VFW
Bull Bash in Wewa
The First Annual VFW/Auxill-
ary Bull Bash will be held on
September 18 and 19 at the 4H
Pavilion at T. L. James Park in
Wewahitchka. The starting time
for both dates will be 8:00 p.m. ;
Among the other activities
that will be offered, they will have
mutton busting for children age
four to seven, with each partici-
pant receiving a trophy and a calf
scramble for ages seven to 12,
ivith prizes awarded to the win-
ners. There will also be barrel rac-.
ing and bull riding.
Friday night, September'. 18;
will be family night, and all chil-
dren ages seven and under will be
admitted free. On the 19th, chil-
dren ages five and under, will get
in free. A concession stand will be
[set up, so come hungry and enjoy
the food and fun!
Advance tickets are available,
iat a price of S7.50 for adults and
.$3.00 for children, from the mem-
bers of VFW Post #8285 and
,Ladies Auxiliary.' Tickets at the
gate will be $9.00 for adults and
S5.00 for children.
If you have any questions or
,would like to purchase advance
tickets, please call Commander
Rex Outlaw at 639-2055 or Ann
Mann. auxiliary president, at
639-2443.

Rifle Club Matches
The Gulf Rifle Club will hold
.two separate .22 rifle benchrest
matches on Saturday morning.
September 19. Registration and
set-up will begin at 8:30, 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. There are
no restrictions on rille weight.
scope power, or grade of ammo.
After the completion of this
match. a modified IR 50/50
match will be shot. This match
consists of a target with 25
bullseyes placed at 50 yards from
.the firing line. The rifle will be
restricted to .a sporter type .22
.rifle with a hwelght limit of 8.5
pounds.
Scope power can't be set
greater than 6.5 power, and the
cost of the .22 ammo can't be
.greater than S2.00 per box. Just
-about any good squirrel rifle will
work in this match and by limit-
'ing the cost of the ammio, the
young shooters can afford to
'shoot. Also, shooters ;'.under 18
years of age are not charged entry
'fees.:'
Last Saturday, the Rifle Club
held its monthly .22 pistol bulls-
"eye match and its hunter pistol
i metallic silhouette match. Bobby
Gay won :the bullseye. match with
a score of 815; Robert Gay had
804 for second, and John Fadio
'placed third with 707,.'


The metallic silhouette match
was also won by Bobby Gay, with
21 targets. Robert Gay and John
Fadio were tied with 17 targets
each. Gay won the tie-breaker,
and Fadio came in third.

Lady Sharks Victorious
PSJ vs. Altha
The Lady Sharks were short
two starters varsity players; how-
ever. they stood tall against the
Altha Tigers in a match Tuesday
evening in Altha. The "mighty six"
showed their versatility and ath-
letic ability by working as a team
to down Altha in two games, 15-8
,and 15-11. .
Sabina Daniels and Bonnie
Belin stepped from hitters to fill in
as setters and did an outstanding
job. Nicole Bellinger, despite ill-
ness, played tough by serving four
in a row, as well as playing tough
defense. Tracey Fitzgerald,
Courtney Lenox and Evette Gant
were also strong with a"combined
total of four hits and two dinks.
The Lady Sharks hosted
Rutherford Wednesday night at
6:00 p.m. and will host'Mosley,*
tonight (Thursday) at 5:00 p.m.
The PSJ Lady Sharks would also
like to thank all who have sup-
ported them through ticket and
shirt sales. .


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The Gators fumbled the foot-.
ball three times on their side of
the field, once on the 29, the six
and the one yard line.
SBernard Vann put the Gators
on the board first with a one yard
touchdown. The extra point
attempt failed, but Wewa took a
6-0 lead with 8:00 left in the first
quarter. ''
Carrabelle bounced back with
a five yard touchdown pass and a
two point conversion run to take
an 8-6 lead vith 4:14j left in the
first quarter. : .
Vann's three yard touchdown
run put the Gators back on top.
Chris White scored from. three
yards out for the two .point con-
version to give the them a 14-8
lead with 11:54 left In the first
half. .. ,
Wewahitchka fumbled the
football on its own one yard line
ion the.Gators' next possession to
set up a one yard touchdown run
;by, the Panthers. Carrabelle's
extra point attempt failed, which
brought the game to a 14-14 tie
with 9:59 left in the first half.
The Gators struck first Inthe,
second half. on Chris Sims' 60,
yard touchdown run, Vann's extra
point gave Wewahitchka a 21-14
lead with 6:28 left in the third
quarter.
The Panthers" scored ,on an,
eight yard run and added the
extra point to bring the game to a
21-21 tie with 4:18 left in the
fourth quarter to force the game
into overtime.: .
Carrabelle had a four .yard
touchdown run in the extra peri-
od to win 28-21 in overtime.
Vann led the Gators offensive-
ly with 149 yards on 27 carries.
Sims followed with 94 yards on


eight carries. Quarterback Tripp
Atchison completed three of 10
passes for 20 yards. Vann had an
11 yard reception, Sims had a five
yard catch, and P. J. Addisonrihad,
one reception for four yards.
Vann also had nine tackles to
lead the Gators' defense. Shawn
Voyles and Addison each had
seven tackles. while Joe Green
and Myron Vann had six tackles
apiece.
"I am proud of our kids. We're
encouraging them to/ just keep.,
working and not .to give up b ot:
themselves," said Coach Flowers.
The Gators will take to the
road Friday night as they face
Greensboro, with kick-off set for
7:00 p.m., CT.
Score by Quarters
WEWA 6 8 7 0 0[OTI-21
CARR 8 6 O 7 6[OTI--28"


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Rushes/Yds.
Passing Yards
T, otal Yards
Passes
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Punts


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:20
307
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3/35


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^ ^cotton candy, snow cones, soft drinks, tons of activities,
the NFL Helmet Moonwalk, cool music by DJ Jim
Lawson, a gigantic inflatable slide, and the NFL
inflatable obstacle course. Visit the KidCare ID tent,
then check out the U.S. Wildlife Service's turtle exhibit. The Panama City Police
Department will b. fingerprinting KidCare ID cards and they'll bring McGruff the
Crime Dog to help make the party even better. Ty will be posing for pictures with his
pals, and there will be plenty of prizes for everyone. Kids may open their Tyndall
Savers account at this event (with a parent's help).


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Clifford Newsome, with his family and friends from
Clarksville, caught their limit of snapper and grouper on
Saturday, September 4th.

Fishing Report
S 'August 30th to September 13th
Beside four days of Hurricane Earl trying to float or blow everybody
away, the fishing has been just short of great. Earl put a little change in
?ach of our out-of-town Labor Day fishermen's plans, but most of them
iot only went fishing, but caught some nice Ash.
The kings, Spanish and blue fish have settled down and are hitting
good. There are real nice snapper on the reef balls and wrecks. A few
grouper are moving in.
Please continue to watch for floating debris in the aftermath of Earl.
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The Port St. Joe Sharks col-
lected 324 yards in total offense
en route to a 42--0 blow-out over
the Sneads Pirates.
"Our offense has executed
well in the first two games," said
coach Chuck Gannon.
"John Gainous, Tremaine
Lewis and Stephen Lowrey are
doing a good job opening up holes
on the offensive line for us to run
through," he added.
Koran Peters returned the
opening kick-off 22 yards to the
Sharks 42 and great held position
to start the game. Quarterback
James Daniels hooked up with
Dexter Gant for 32 yards, and two
plays later, Peters put Port S. Joe
on the board with a five yard
touchdown run.
Fionn Johnston's extra point
attempt was blocked by the
Pirates, but the Sharks took a 6-0
lead with 9:31 left In the first
quarter.
The Sharks took over on their
own 31 yard line for their second
possession of the game, after
Gant broke up a pass on a fake
punt attempt by Sneads.
On the first play. Jim Faison
broke through the Pirates'
defense for a, 41 yard gain.
Daniels capped off the five play,
69 yard drive with an eight yard
touchdown run on a quarterback
keeper. Johnston's extra point
gave the Sharks a 13-0 lead with
1:52 left in the first quarter.
Port St. Joe took over the ball
on the Pirates' 28 yard line late in'


win


stronger than Chattahoochee or
Sneads. They also have a number
of quick athletes.", ,,
"I imagine that they will
attack us with the run, after we


Dexter Gant (5) breaks up a pass in Friday's game against Sneads.
-Star photo


the second quarter, when Sneads
threw an incomplete pass on'
another fake punt attempt.
The Sharks scored on the sec-
ond play from scrimmage on a 251
yard touchdown pass from'.
Daniels to Brett Jeffcoat. Daniels"
rushed in from three yards out for
the two point conversion and a
21-0 Shark lead with 2:54 left in
the half.
On the ensuing kick-off, Gant
laid a big hit on the Pirates*
return man to cause a fumble.
Peters picked up the loose ball
and returned it 25 yards for
another Port St. Joe touchdown.
Johnston tacked on the extra
point for a\ 28-0 Port St. Joe lead
going into halftime.
The Sharks next touchdown
came late in the third quarter on
a 19 yard run by Jim Faison to
cap off Port St. Joe's 40 yard drive
in three plays. Johnson's extra
point put the Sharks up 35-0,
with 3:54 left in the third quarter.
Port St. Joe scored its final
touchdown with 9:20 left in the
game on a two yard run from
Bonjour Hill. The Sharks drove 34
yards in seven plays and
Johnston's extra point put the
Sharks up 42-0.
Faison led the Sharks' ground,
attack with 154 yards on nine
carries. Hill had eight carries for
41 yards, Peters had six rushes
for 25 yards, and Daniels collect-
,ed 14 yards on three carries. .
Daniels was ,five of seven for
90 yards in the air. Rod Chambers
caught two passes for 22 yards,
Gant had one reception for 32
yards, Brett Jeffcoat had a 25
yard touchdown catch, and Mario
Swanston caught one pass for 11
yards.
Faison also led the defense
with 15 tackles. Mark Williams
had 13 tackles with two quarter-
back sacks. Peters had 10 tack-
les, while Swanston and
Chambers each had nine tackles.,,
Chambers also had an intercep-
tion.
"Havana will be the biggest
test so far this season for us this
Friday night," said Coach
Gannon. "They are bigger and


gave up 148 yards rushing this
past week. We've got to get better
at stopping the run," he conclud-
ed.
Kick-off time at Havana
Friday night is scheduled for 7:30
p.m., ET.
Score by Quarters '
PSJ 13 15 7 7 -42
SNDS 0 0 0 0 0


STATISTICS
PSJ
First Downs 10
Rushes/Yds.,, 33/241
Passing Yards 90
Total Yards 324
Passes 5/7/0
Fumbles/Lost 0/0
Penalties/Yards 1/15
Punts 2/30


SNDS
.12
40/148
-.46
194
3/14/1
1/1
5/35
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Views On 9Dental Health

FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.


Some Calcium


A key nutrient to dental
health is calcium. Children and
adolescents .need' extra calci-
um to ensure the formation of
strong, healthy teeth. Preg-
nant women need extra calci-
um to ensure the development
of their unborn baby's teeth.
The need for extra calcium
diminishes after adolescence,
but emerges again later in life.
In fact, calcium deficiency is
one of the major causes of
osteoporosis, a disease char-
acterized by loss of bone den-
sity.
Osteoporosis. affects 25
percent of women over 65 and
10 percent of men. The end
result is brittle bones that
break easily. Some research-


ers believe that osteoporosis
of the jawbone may 'cause
tooth loss and problems in fit-
ting dentures.
Dairy products are by, far
the richest sources of calcium.
Fruits and vegetables all con-
tain some calcium, especially
ka'le, collard greens, and
spinach. Canned salmon and
sardines with edible bones are
also excellent sources.
Calcium supplements can also
be purchased over, the
counter.

Prepared as a public service to pro-
mote better dental health. From the
office of FRANK D. MAY, D.M.D.,
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ALLTEL Announces Its (July 1 Merger With 360


Name Change

Accomplished

September 14
ALLTEL is changing the name
of 360* Communications Com-
pany in nearly 200 cities to the
ALLTEL brand name as a result of
the merger between the two com-
panies. The merger was complet-
ed July 1, and the name change
was completed by September 14.
"The ALLTEL name fully con-
veys what we offer our customers
in various markets," said Scott
Ford. president and chief operat-
ing officer, "which is all telecom-
munications services' including
cellular, local telephone, paging,
long-distance, Internet access,
and personal communications,



WalkAterica


to be Held in


services (PCS).
"We are committed to being
not only a local communications
provider that has a powerful pres-
ence in our communities," Ford
continued, "but also a leading
corporate citizen in all the mar-
kets ALLTEL serves. We are dedi-
cated to delivering the same supe-
rior service our customers
received with 360."
He added, "The 3600 name is
recognized as representing quality


and service. Under the ALLTEL
name, our customers will contin-
ue to receive all the services they
have come to expect and more.
Bringing these two companies
together means ALLTEL will be an
even more formidable competitor,
as we continue to deliver bundled
telecommunications services to
our customers."
The 3600 logo appears in
thousands of locations, including
internal and external signs, vehi-


cle signage, on forms, business
cards, 'stationery, bills, newslet-
ter, wireless phone and accessory
decals as well as product kits.
ALLTEL is changing its more
than 400 signs at 160 retail loca-
tions in 15 states.
"Changing the name from
360. to ALLTEL is a big undertak-
ing. and our team is working hard
to make the transition smooth for
our customers," said John Koch,
ALLTEL executive vice president-


marketing. "We will be communi-
cating with our customers during
the next few months about the
name change and the benefits of
the merger with ALLTEL." '
Koch added, "Our dominant
local distribution channels and
clustered geographic markets will
provide us with incredible mar-
keting opportunities as we intro-
duce new products and services
to our combined customer base."
ALLTEL serves more than 5.6


million communications cus-
tomers and 51 million potential
customers in 22 states and oper-
ates more than 700 retail outlets.
It employs more than 21,000 peo-
ple worldwide and has more than
1,000 information services clients
, in 48 countries.
ALLTEL is a customer-
focused, information technology
company that provides wireline
and wireless communications and
information services.


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PSJ, 0ct. 10
Start getting warmed up and
ready, because the March of,
Dimes WalkAmerica will take
place in Port St. Joe on Saturday,
October 1 pat Centennial Park.
Registration will begin at 8:30,.
and the walk itself will begin at
9:30 a.m.
..Things will be a little different.
this year. The walk will begin and
end at Centennial Park. In addi-
tion, two other events will be tak-
ing place at the same time.
The Gulf County Health Fair
will be taking place inside the
Centennial building from 9:00
a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Several health
organizations will have represeri-
tatives at this meeting. Health
screenings will be offered, and
much more health-related infor-
mation will be handed out.
Also. Faith Christian School
will be holding its Fall Festival.
which will feature games, enter-
tainment, and jnany other things.
Walkers are invited to attend both
of these' events1after the walk.
-. .Money i-aised .through Walk--
"Aerica and--by the March of
Dimes throughout the year is
used in furthering the'mission to
improve the health of babies by
preventing birth defects and
,Wi Infant mortality.
Since 1960, the rate of Infant
deaths due to birth defects has
been cut in half. More and more
babies' lives are being saved
because of advances such as
neonatal intensive care units
(NICU's), fetal surgery, and the
discovery of the importance of
folic acid.
In the early 1990's, it was
found that by taking 400 micro-
grams daily of the B vitamin folic
acid, women could reduce the risk
of having a baby with birth
defects of the brain and spine
known as neural tube defects. It
Is important for women to take
the folic acid prior to pregnancy.
This discovery and all of the
other advances that have been
made would never have been pos-
sible without the generosity of the
many volunteers and sponsors
that give their support to the
March of Dimes.
The sponsors for Walk-
America this year are First Union
National Bank, GT Corn,
Hambrick Construction Com-
pany, St. Joe Timberland Com-
pany. ALLTEL (360 Communi-
cations), and Burger King.
For more information about
the walk and/or other questions
relating to the health of mothers
and babies, please call the March
*j of Dimes area office at 785-6460.


MON- Grilled Chicken Patty,
Rice, Peanut Butter Cup,
Graham Crackers and Milk.
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Salad. Peaches, Roll and Milk.
WEDS- Coney Dog on Bun,
Hash Brown Patty, Orange,
Vanilla Pudding and Milk.
' TURS- Cheeseburger Maca-
roni, Greens, Pears in Jello,
Roll and Milk.
FRI- Cheese Pizza, Tossed
Salad, Pears, Bread Sticks and
Milk.
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TO AVAILABILITY OF FOOD PRODUCTS.


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Sea Turtles Live Through


Adverse Conditions, Enemies

Lights on the Beach, Predators, Make Their
Survival a Matter of Luck, Protective Measures


Sea turtles and their egg-
laying habits were the topic of
discussion at the September
meeting of the St. Joe Bay Com-
mittee meeting last Thursday
morning. Sea turtles and their
disorientation caused by lights on
the beach was the main subject
discussed, although the damage
caused to nests by Hurricane
Earl was a topic of conversation
also.
A video, showing the life of
the sea turtle, was shown to the,
group, provided by the U.S. Fish
and Wildlife Service.
It seems that sea turtles are
creatures of habit. The animals
come right back to the beach
where they were hatched when
they mature enough to lay eggs of
their own.
They are also secretive, do-
ing their laying in the dead of
night and covering up their nests
in about a foot or two of sand.
They usually lay their 1,00 or so
eggs at the vegetation line on de-
serted beaches.
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Sea turtles get all kinds of
human help, to protect their nest-
ing places and assist the baby
turtles in getting free of their
shells and making their way to
the sea, where they will spend the
rest of their lives.
Young turtles have many
predators and on the average,
abbut one or'WT in a "hatch".
make it to adulthood.
Varmints, 1tIioding birds,
fiddler crabs and other sea crea-.
tures, gather where the young.
turtles make their run to the sea
and feast on the young amphibi-
ans. A young turtle depends on
the energy in his egg sac to sus-
tain him until he arrives at the
place where he will begin to feed,
which may be miles into the
ocean.
One of the main detractions
for baby turtles trying to get to
the comparative safety of the wa-
ter after he has hatched. Is be-
coming distracted or disoriented
by lights on the beach.
Whe. young turtles start for
water,-; they. cannot see well
enough to distinguish shapes, so
they head toward the brightest
source of light, which is usually
the sea. Any energy they use up
* going around In circles, looking
for the way to the beach, detracts
from the store they must depend
on to reach their feeding grounds.
Lights on the beach-
especially during hatching time-
does a real number on the young
turtles; so much so, that the tur-
tle volunteers are pushing for an
ordinance regulating lighting
along the beaches edge during
hatching season.
Franklin County :already has
such an ordinance in place affect-

Coastal Cleanup
at St. Vincent,
The Florida Coastal Cleanup
Is scheduled for Saturday,
September 19. St. Vincent Island
will again be one of the cleanup
sites in Franklin County.
Volunteers who participate in the
cleanup of St. Vincent Island's
beach will be given a tour of the
island after the cleanup.
I Because of limited space,
reservations are required..
Volunteers interested in partici-
pating can write to St. Vincent
National Wildlife Refuge, P.O. Box
447, Apalachicola, FL 32329 or
call (850) 653-8808.


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Young turtles emerging from their nests expound their ener-
gy making way to the sea.


ing St George Island
LIGHT CONTROL -
Mike McDonald, with Florida
Power Corporation. explained the
various fixtures his firm was de-
veloping as being, 'turtle safe'.
In just a year or two the firm
will have available low intensity
sodium lights for installation at
the beaches.
SFor the present time, he rec-,
ommended special positioning of
outdoor' lights to prevent glare In
the direction of the beaches. This
can be achieved with the use of


special shades over the face of
the light, recessed lights, the use-.-
of yellow 'bug' bulbs and various
other means. McDonald said Flor-
ida Power is committed to 'the
protection and preservation of sea
turtles.
Barbara Eells and 'Jack
Schmitt were spokespersons for
the sea turtle volunteer program
and provided much expert advice
on the animals' protection.
They reported that mortality
rates in existing turtle nests were
about 50% due to damage caused
by Hurricane Earl.


Meeting Held Between Providers

and Affordable Housing Group


The Sunny Affordable'
Housing and Community
Development (SAHCD) Inc., a
local non-profit organization
whose mission is to provide pub-
lic affordable housing and
community development for the
,Glf County community, met. with
professional representatives that
are Involved 'with' providing! ious-
ing and assisting with community
economic development.
The meeting was held at the
Gulf County Library on
September 8th and was attended
by SAHCD executive committee
members. They provided valuable
Information concerning the living
conditions In Gulf County.
The professional representa-
ti. ves expressed deep concerns of
their company's Interest to work
. with the people to provide hous-
ing and assisting with community
economic development.

Gathering P.S.J.
High Class'of '69r
Port St. Joe High School's
Class of 1969 is fast approaching
its 30th year following gradua-
tion.
Local residents and alumni of
the class, Teedy and Jan
(Fleming) Nobles; of Port St. Joe,
are leading the way in organizing
the upcoming homecoming and
reunion plans.
Anyone with address infor-
mation of members of the Class of
'69 is asked to contact the Nobles
at that address or by phone at
(850) 229-6706. All help given in
helping make this event a memo-
rable one will be appreciated.


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The next meeting will be open
to interested members of the gen-
eral public. SAHCD is a biracial
organization where everyone Is
treated with dignity and respect.
For further information, or if you.
desire to support the organiza-
tion's efforts, please contact Amy
Shackleford, Frankle Fennell or
Denise Granger-Williams. -


NOTICE OF PROPOSED


TAX INCREASE


The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners

has tentatively adopted a measure to increase its

property tax levy.


Last year's property tax levy:

A. Initially proposed tax levy ...... $4,892,006

B. Less tax reductions due to


Value Adjustment Board and


other assessment changes ....:.. .$ (99,614)

C. Actual property tax levy ...,..... $4,991,620


This year's proposed tax levy ..$5,309,508


All concerned citizens are in vied to attend a

public hearing on the tax increase to be held on


Tuesday September 22 1998

5:01 P.M., EDT at the

1 0: Gulf County Courthouse

1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard

Port St. Joe, Florida 32456


A FINAL DECISION on the proposed tax


increase

hearing.


and the budget will be made at this

Publish September 17, 1998
-i .. .' .. .


BUDGET SUMMARY
GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
FISCAL YEAR 1 998-1999
THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS ARE 6.4% MORE THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.


CASH BALANCES BROUGHT FORWARD
ESTIMATED REVENUES:
TAXES: Millages
AD VALOREM: General 5.5883
'AD VALOREM: Fine & Forfeiture 2.0000
AD VALOREM: St. Joseph Fire 0.5000
AD VALOREM: Tupelo Fire '0.5000
AD VALOREM: Overstreet Fire 0.5000.
AD VALOREM: Howard Creek Fire 0.5000
Sales and Use Taxes
Franchise Taxe '
Licenses and Permits
Intergovernmental Revenue
Charges for Services
Court-Related Reven ues '. "
Fines and Forfeitures
Miscellaneous Revenue
Other Financing Sources
TOTAL REVENUES AND
OTHER FINANCING SOURCES
LESS 5%
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES
AND BALANCES ..

EXPENDITURES / EXPENSES:
General Governmental Services
Public Safety
Physical Environment
Transportation.
Economic Environment
Human Services
Culture and Recreation
Other Financing Sources (Uses)
Court-Related
Debt Service
TOTAL EXPENDITURES/ EXPENSES
Reserves
TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES
AND RESERVES


GENERAL
FUNDS
$933,201


$3,780,524
$0
$0b
$0
$0
$0,
S$0
$6,148
$127,500
' $1,552,354
$575,421
$12,750
S $2,400
$73,748
$0

$6,130,845
$306,542

$6,757,504


$2,747,199
$1,329,063.
$750,825
$0
$403,421
$369,141
$276,311
$0
$172,390
$134,977
$6,183,327
$574,177
$6,757,504


'SPECIAL DEBT
REVENUE FUNDS SERVICE FUNDS
$815,988 $1,493,121.


'$0
$1,353,014
$0
$0
$0
$0
$10,000'
$0
$7,000
$1,422,975
$45,667
$50,500
$95,000
$96,239
$0

$3,080,395
$130,417

$3,765,966


$0
$1,636,742
1 $0
$1,023,698
$1,009,731
$44,854
$0
$0
$23,750
$0
$3,738,775'
$27,191
$3,765,966


$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$343,254
$0
$0
$326,886
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0

$670,140
$33,507

$2,129,754


$0
$0.
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$670,140
$670,140
$1,459,614
$2,129,754


ENTERPRISE,
FUNDS
$166,843


$0
$0
$0O
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$3,700
$266,626
$0
$0
$9,150
$0

$279,476
$7,380.

$438,939


$0
$0
$205,603
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$69,495
$275,098.
$163,841
$438,939


DEPENDENT
DISTRICTS
$24,063


$0
$144;115'
$19,983'
$4,710
$7,162
$0'
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0

$175,970
$8,797

$191,236


$0
$135,536

$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0

$51,740
$187,276
$3,960


TOTAL
$3,433,216


$3,780,524
$1,353,014
$144,115
$19,983
$4,710
$7,162
$353,254
$6,148.
$134,500
$3,305,915 '
$887,714
$63,250
$97,400
$179,137
$0

$10,336,826
$486,643

$13,283,399


$2,747,199
$3,101,341
$956,428
$1,023,698
$1,413,152
$413,995
$276,311
$0
$196,140
$926,352'
$11,054,616,
$2,228,783


$191,236 $13,283,399
: ^ .'V


THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF
THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD. ltcSeptember 17,1998


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BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
1 A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
MORNING WORSHIP- 11:00 AM BET EVENING WORSHIP- 6:00 PM ET
Wed. Night at 7:00 pm. Youth Group Meeting, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting
'0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that rusteth 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 22771493 Gus Carpenter, Pastor
Sunday School'. ..................9:45 a.m.
Sunday School I . . . . 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship . . I 1:00 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


-fPrst iUnited etfotist.Chair&
111 North 22nd Street *Mexico Beach, FL 32410

.Worship Services ................. 9:00 a.m. CT
Church School ....................... 10:15 a.m. CT.


SHARING
'Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor
.*Parsonage Phone: 648-4424


G THE GOSPEL
Dr. John Anderson, Music Director
Office Phone: 648-8820


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1998 PAGE 3B


Luncheon at LABC to Focus on Foster Care, Adoption


A MEDITATIONS tOF A

By LOWELL F. ADAMS
a Grace Greater

"Belngjusttfledfreely
by His Grace
-Romans 3:24

OST CHRISTIANS try to be "perfect" in their
walk-beforeGod. Some feel if they commit any sin, they
areq"fallen from Grace" and no longer a Child of God.
Jesus told the rich young ruler in Matthew 19:17,
"There is none good but God." He spoke these words
when "keeping the law" was the way to please God. But
no one ever kept the law, except Jesus. And He took the
law to the. cross with Him. He became the sacrifice for
our sins. In Ephesians chapter 2, verses 8 and 9, The
Word tells us we are saved by Grace (Mercy of God) and
not by the works of the law.
I John 2:1 and 2, tells us (Christians) to not sin,
but if we do happen to sin, we have an Advocate with
the Father, Jesus. And Jesus is the propitiation for our
sins. The meaning of propitiate is "reconcile", or "win
the favor of". Jesus sits at the right hand of God,
continually reconciling our sins with God. God tells us
when we realize even though saved, we are still
sinners, it may cause us to be discouraged. But, "if our
heart, condemns us, ;(over our sin) God is greater than
our heart.'" (Verse 20)' '
It also tells us God knows all about us, whether we
are trying to live right. He knows the intent of our
heart. "As we think in our heart, so are we. "Prov. 23:7.
We become Christians by believing Jesus is God"s
Son and our Savior, and accepting Him in our heart
and mind, as Lord and Savior. Joining a church, though
good and desirable, has nothing to do with becoming a
Christian. It happens by faith in Jesus.
When one becomes a Christian, the Holy Spirit of
God enters their heart and soul, and they are born
spiritually, into the family of God. They want to
please God, but being still in a sinful body of flesh,
they sometimes slip up. and sin. Jesus takes care of
that, for He knows the intent of the heart. Faith is our
victory over sin. Jesus is our Keeper.
God is our Father, and Jesus is our Friend. When
we try to live in a way to please God, we are
"righteous" in His eyes. God accepts us because of
Jesus, our Friend. He will never leave nor forsake us.


istries to attend the lunch. The
lunch is for informational purpos-
es only; there is no obligation."
She continued, "We hope that
many people will come to investi-
gate the ways to be involved in
providing a temporary but safe
and nurturing environment for
the children of our area who have
experienced abuse or neglect."
This is a regional meeting and
open to all persons. but specifical-
ly for Bay, Gulf. and Franklin


Steadfast Love

In Isaiah 54:10 we find,
'"For the mountains may
depart and the hills be
removed, but my steadfast
love shall not depart from
y ou."
1 This is a promise from
God. In the world today
there is a great deal of
Oliver F. Taylor uncertainty. We need sta-
r Visitation Minister, First ability in our lives. God will
United Methodist Church give this to us if we trust in
Him. ,
Some Old Testament scholars refer to this as
covenant loyalty. The covenant God makes with
His people .will not be broken. We can depend
upon God at all times. Through the centuries
many things change. Countries, businesses, and
institutions come and go. The God of eternity gives
to us his steadfast love. We can count on Him.


Revival Services
In White City
Revival Services will be held
at the Word of Life Holiness
Church. located at 548 West
Beatty Avenue in White City,
beginning on Monday, September
21, and continuing through.
Thursday, September 24.
The evangelist for the event
will be Sister Pat Jones of Elba.
Alabama. Services will begin
nightly at 7:30 p.m. For more
information, please call 827-
2346.


.Note of Thanks
The family of Alice Gertrude
Guilford wishes to acknowledge
with heartfelt thankfulness the
many acts of kindness shown to
our mother and to us during the
time of stress and bereavement.
We shall miss her beyond words.
Thank you for helping to ease our
pain.

I See The Star OdLit af
www.h6mtciWn.com/star


Seniors Selling BBQ Relief for Caregivers
Sandwiches in PSJ at GC Senior Centers


'The Port St. Joe senior citi-
zens will be selling barbecue
sandwich dinners on September
25, from 1,1 a.m. until 1 p.m., ET.
at the Port St. Joe Senior Citizen
Center. Each dinner will contain a
large barbecue beef sandwich.
pickles, potato chips, and lots of
refreshing Iced tea. Each plate
will cost S3.00.
Anyone who would like one of
these meals can either stop by the
center and purchase one, or have
one delivered. The seniors will be
making deliveries to local busi-
nesses. Please call 229-8466 by
September 24 to place orders.

Support Groups
Will Meet on 28th
On September 28. the Alz-
helmer's Support Group will meet
at 5:00 p.m. and Diabetic Support
Group Will meet at 10:30 a.m. at
the Stiles Brown Community and
Senior Center, located at 120
Library Drive. These support
groups are free, and the public is
encouraged to attend.


- The Gulf County Senior
Citizens announces that a pro-
gram called HELP is available for,
caregivers of functionally im-
paired men or women, age 60 and
older. A facility-based respite care
program is also available for the
caretakers of Alzheimer's pa-
tients.
Port St. Joe's senior citizen
center will offer this program on
Monday and Wednesdays from 1
to 5 p.m., ET. and the Wewa cen-
ter will offer it on Thursdays from
I to 4:30 p.m., CT.
These programs are for Gulf
County residents only. The Gulf
County Senior Citizens are there
to give a much needed rest to
caregivers. Please give them a
call. Trained case managers and
respite workers are available to
provide direct supervised care of
your loved one.
All interested persons are
asked to please call Marion or
Jerry at 229-8466 for more infor-
mation.


counties.,
Gulf County has no foster
families. This mean-that every
child in need of foster care does
not always get it. or they must be
moved to another county, requir-
ing them to change schools and
go through otherwise unneces-
sary changes at an already diffi-
cult time.
Topics to be covered will
include agency guidelines, the
home study process, training, and
common questions regarding the


foster and adoption process.
'Specific information on' special
needs adoptions. "Intermediary
adoptions, and International
' adoptions will also be available.
The luncheon will be hosted
by Long Avenue Baptist Church.
Please make reservations by call-
ing the Tallahassee office of the
children's home at (850) 878-
1459 or Dawne Ford at 227-1206.
LABC Is located at 1601 Long
Avenue, off of Highway 71, in Port
St. Joe.


Families interested' in Infor-,
mation on foster care and adop-
tion are Invited to attend a lun-
cheon with representatives from
the Florida Baptist Children's
Homes from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on
October 9 at Long Avenue Baptist
Church in Port St. Joe.
Dawne Ford, a trustee for the
Florida Baptist Children's Homes'
and Port St. Joe resident, said,
"We invite all persons interested
in learning more about how they
foster and about adoption min-


I....i SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
S, Worship- Sundays at 10-00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
Wednesday Adult Prayer & Bible Study at 6:00 p.m.
SPlease note, all times central!.
NURSERY PROVIDED FOR ALL SERVICES


Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach Cornmer of 15th & California 648-5776


Come and Be Blessed!.
Fellowship Church of Praise
302 Martin Luther King Blvd. Port St. Joe
Sunday School............................................. ...... ..10 a.m .
Morning Service ............................ .. ....... 11 a.m.
Tuesday Bible Study ........................................... 7 p.m.
1Thursday Praise & Worship ............................7..... 7 p.m.
S. GOD CAN DO YOU GOOD" '
ROSA L GARLAND, pastor .." :


'iL FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
SCHURCH A Sixteenth Street

508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756 <
Sunday Worship ....... .10 a.m.
Adult School ........ .1.1 a.m.
*Sunday School 8
*Young Children z
*Nursery Available Highway 71 / Cecil Costin Sr. Blvd.
Pastor Rev. J. Reid Cameron


S First Baptist Church
j 102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
L Allen Welbiern' *' Buddy 'Cosw 61
r_ Pasior Minister of Mus'lci& Youth
Sunday School .................... 9:45 am
I Worship Service .................. 11:00 am
Disciple Training ................... .6:00 pm
Evening Worship .................. 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ........... 7:00 pm
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" )


Teaching the Truth of God's Word

FAITH BIBLE CHURCH
801 20th St. Port St. Joe 229-6707
Rev. Bill Taylor, Pastor
Sunday School.......................0:00 a.m.
Morning Service................. 11:00 a.m.
Evening Service....... ................ 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Meeting...7:00 p.m.

Homeof VAiTH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL


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FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School .........9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship ....11:0.0 a.m. Fellowship .............6:00 p.m.
.ening Worship..........7:30 p.m.
(904)-227-1724 Choir Practice
Rev. Jesse Evans Wednesday .............7:30 p.m.
SPASTOR Choir Director, Robert E. Downs, Jr.


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY.

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

I THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


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higher
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Discover God's love!


Discover God's love!
EUeryone welcome U

Long Avenue
SBAPTIST*CHURCH
iO Long Avenueort St. Joe* 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. and p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
; Prayerand Bible Study at 7 p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m".
Curtis Clark, pastor
S.. Mark Jones, minister of music & youth


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS -
Bible Study: Worship:
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday
6 p.m. Wednesday Nursery
Call 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
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Come Find Out What All the Excitement Is at 2247 Hwy. 7-1
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The Church of Christ
in Wewaliitchka wants to make a difference in your life.
Sunday School 9 a.m. CDT
Worship Service ........ 10 a.m. CDT
Sunday Evening Worship 5 p.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. CDT
KEN BUTTERWORTH, minister


THIS WEEKS :
MESSAGE: ,"
GUILTY OR INNOCENT
MATT 5:21-26;
EXODUS 20:13.


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THIS LORD'S DAY WITH ., .' '

Visit s
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Sunday Worship at 0o a.m. and 5 p.m.
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The friendly place to worship!
First Baptist Church
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j^BULLDOG NEWS

PORT ST. )OE
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.


"Students Of The Week"
Congratulations to our
"Students of the Week" .
Samuel Alexander, Amelia
Warriner, Anelise Cimino, Sam
Ellmer, Nicole Colvin, Kayleigh
Lewis, and Robert Heathcox.
P.T.O. Officers
Congratulations to our newly
elected P.T.O. officers-president,
Margaret Ellmer; vice president,
Linda Wright; secretary, Leisa
Pickett, and treasurer, Trish
Warriner.
Thank You
A special thanks to David and
Trish Warriner for hosting our
guest flutist, Donna Wissinger,
last week.
Bulldog Beat
Hey, everybody! The Bulldog
Beat newspaper is on sale for 25
cents in Ms. Minger's room. Come
by at break or after school to pick
up your copy. The Bulldog Beat is
filled with articles, stories, and
puzzles! Come by today to get
your copy.
Under Construction
Due to the construction tak-
ing place at our school, all stu-
dents arriving at school before
7:45 a.m. must go to the gym to
be supervised. Please use the
unloading area by the gym.
General Mills Box Tops'
.Our school is once again col-
lecting General Mills box tops.
Please send these to the school.
Volunteers Needed
Our volunteer program is
underway. If you would like to
volunteer, please contact Cindy
Belin at 227-1221.
Ice Cream
The lunchroom will now be
selling ice cream during break for
50 cents.
Fall Pictures
Individual school pictures will


College/Career

Day at PSJHS
Port St. Joe High School is
once again hosting the area col-
lege/career day. The guidance
staff, in coordinating this pro-
gram, have deemed it very helpful
to students and their parents in
making decisions regarding post-
secondary plans. Representatives
from over 70 institutions have
been invited to attend, as well as
those from various branches of
the armed services. This event
will take place on Monday.,
September 21.
Seniors will be dismissed
from classes to attend at 9:00.
and juniors will be dismissed at
9:45 a.m. Parents who wish to
,attend are encouraged to do so.
Parents attending can earn five
Gulf County scholarship points
for their child. Parents should
check in at the welcome table pro-
vided for them at the school's
entrance for further information. ,




truth


Studies have
shown that
although tobacco
cessation pro-
grams have been.
successful, more
than half of the
programs used
Include teens
that are forced to be there.
(Cessation programs are pro-
grams that try to help people
already smoking try to stop.)
When I say "forced" to be
there, they usually have to go
because they have been caught
smoking, and as a source of
punishment are made to attend.
The question that now aris-
es is-are these programs excit-
ing and interesting enough to
capture and keep the attention
of their participants.
S.W.A.T. is developing and
implementing effective cessation
and advertising campaigns that
not only will get your attention,
but make you want to partic-
ipate. If you have any questions
or comments, write to: truth,
c/o Joe Robinson, 228 8th
Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456.


be taken on Tuesday, October 6.
Smile!
Fall Break
School will not be held oh
October 12, 13, and 14..
Volunteer Spotlight
Our volunteer spotlight for
the week is on Brenda Miller.
Brenda volunteers in the kinder-
garten for Kathy Arnold. She
enjoys helping the teacher and
watching the teacher teach.
Her hobbies Include riding a
sea-dop, reading, boating, com-
puter games, and meeting people.
She attended school in Vienna,
Virginia, and Gulf Coast
Community College. We appreci-
ate all that you do for our school,
Brenda.
Report Cards
0Report cards for this grading
period, will be sent home on
Friday, October 23rd. If you
would like to schedule a
parent/teacher conference, please
call 22741221.
Golden Apple Award
If you would like to nominate
a teacher for the Golden Apple
Award, please write to: WMBB
Channel 13. P.O. Box 1340.
Panama City. FL 32401.


By: Jenny Brock

40 9.9-'899


Last Friday brought another
victory for the St. Joe Sharks. So
far undefeated, the Sharks beat
the Sneads Pirates 42 0. Way to
go, Sharks!
This month holds many elec-
tions. On Tuesday, September
15th, PSJHS students will elect
the 1998-99 homecoming court.
Good luck girls
The chorus has elected its
officers. Congratulations to Ricky
Lamberson, president; Temikda
Pace and Koran Peters, co-vice
presidents; and Erica Ailes and
Wendy Sander, co-secretaries.
Together, the officers and chorus
will work on a musical entitled
"TheRockin'Sock Hop", written by;
Ann Comforter. More Informationr
will be released at a later date.
Just a. reminder-the regis-
tration deadline for the October
10th SAT test was September 15.
The registration deadline will be
September 18 for; the October
24th ACT test. Students who have
not registered by then must pay a
late fee.
On September 18, PSJHS will
have a. motivational speaker,
Sterlen Barr; speak to the' student
body .about S.W.A.T. (Students
Working Against Tobacco):.
Welcome. Mr. Barr!


'W -


from Highland View Elementary School


Dates to Remember .
September 19th, Coastal Clean-
Up Day; and September 22nd,
Halloween Carnival meeting
beginning at 7:00 p.m., ET.
Did You Know? .
September 25th-Good Neighbor
Day. .
Family Project Coastal
Clean-Up Day can become a good
family project to help out the envi-
ronment and your community.
Bags, cards and pencils are
available from Paula ,Boone or
Barbara Eells at Highland View
Elementary or call 647-5031 or
229-8730-
P.T.O. Open House .
Thank you to all who attended to
help make this meeting a success.
Your presence as a parent,
and, some students also, helped
your child become aware that it is
an important event that you, as a
parent, are involved in in
his/her education.
The meeting was opened with
prayer offered by Carolyn Peak,
our school's secretary. Fifth grad-
er, Alliha Chavous. and fourth
grader, Nicole Devine, gave a
short description of the first use
of the Pledge of Allegiance to the
flag, which took place September
8, 1892, and then led the group in
the Pledge of Allegiance.
Minnie Likely, principal, wel-
comed all and addressed the goals
and objectives for our vision of
achievement and success for stu-
dents at Highland View
Elementary. Mrs. Likely's words
held a powerful tone to all pre-
sent-"We might be small, but we
do not have to be small In mind."
Lynn Bennett presided over
the business meeting, in which
she was re-elected president.
Vice-president is Jewell Hopper;
secretary, Doreen Mork; and trea-
surer, Anelia Bush. Congratu-
lations!
Mrs. Bennett addressed the
re-establishment of a member-
ship drive for the coming year,
Highland View t-shirt sales, and
yearbook sales. The Halloween
Carnival is set for October 31
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., ET. A
parade and a costume contest will
be a part of the event.
Donut Sale Krispy
Kreme donuts are on sale with
today, September 17 being the
last day to order your dozens)
from the fourth or fifth graders
who are earning money to go to
St. Augustine in the spring. They
will be delivered Saturday,
September 19.
Welcome to Highland
View ... The SAC team will visit
on-site on Monday and Tuesday
of next week.
Thank You to Bruce
Spencer, dad of Nathan Spencer
in kindergarten, who gave a pro-
gram of guitar music in blues and
jazz.
Volunteer in Education .
Our focus this week is on Lynn
Bennett. Mrs. Bennett grew up in
a military family that traveled, but


much of her own growing-up up
days were in Fort Walton, Beach.
Her favorite place, though, was
the Rocky Mountainous area of
Washington state.
She has been married to John
"Gator" Bennett for 11 years, and
they have two children, Daniel (9)
;and Travis (6).
Mrs. Bennett is only 10 hours,


College day comes
to PSJHS. Represent
many different college
together to offer info
college-speaking stud
lors will meet from 9
a.m. and juniors fro
10:30 a.m. We encour
to come.
Seniors, Herff Jone
the Student Activity
Friday, September 18 f
12:00 to take orders fo
and gowns. The cost U
which includes your s
Don't forget your money
To show our corn
creative side of our stu
McKeithen has submit
written by Dexter Gan
, "Awakeninj
As J began to awaken,
The sun shone down u
But as I sat waiting to
I began to feel the mi
morning dewdrops-
Landing beside me, pr
for a beautiful spring
And I, not being biased
what color'I may be,
Refused to see nega
around me.
For f will grow 'to love r
And become that bea
that grows wild in th
Eden.


away from her second
tion degree in social s
psychology, and will re
her two children area
other along in their edu
She is a member
United 'Methodist C
Mexico Beach and is
as a parent volunteer
View. She is now beg
second term as presi
P.T.O. in the school.
Mrs. Bennett's
include crafts, decor
and growing roses. H
phy on children is-- "
'as"' thie'- adult 'ti' tis
become."
M'


Lynn Bennett, is an "education volunteer" at Highland View
Elementary School. She is shown in the photo above with some
of the many children who benefit from her ,,talents.


From the Principal of

Wewahitchka


High School

by Larry A. Mathes '. .


Progress reports have gone to
parents and many conferences
have taken place, as both parents
and teachers try to get an early
handle on potential problems.
Usually, the sooner the better! it
is certainly better than waiting
until it is too late. If by chance
you didn't see progress reports,
and you'd like to, please call and
arrange for copies.
The Gators showed improve-
ment, losing to Carrabelle 27-21
in overtime Friday night. This
Friday we travel to Greensboro for
a 7 p.m. (central) start. Stay
behind the Gators-these young
guys and their coaches need your
support in what appears will be a
long, tough season.
The JV travels to Bristol
Thursday night for a 6 p.m. gameri
after winning over Greensboro
last Thursday night. If you can, be


there for support.
Volleyball is having a busy
week with three matches, 'most of
which will have been played,by
'the time you read this. This year
is a "rebuilding" year for volleyball
also, as coaches Jan Thornburg
and Brenda Little work with
young, inexperienced girls to
rebuild our volleyball fortunes
after several outstanding years.
Rebuilding always requires
patience-football, volleyball, or
any sport!
The annual testing barrage
starts the first week of October as
the HSCT (High School
Competency Test) is given. This is
the test that must be passed if a
student intends to receive at least
a regular diploma. It deals pri-
marily with math and communi-
cations. We have spent a lot of
money buying materials to use to


once again
atives from
s will come
wrmation to
lents. Sen-


Wewahitchkac Elementary-

School News .

SByV Linda Whitfield'


Suzanna Whitfield is the "Student
of the Week"


:00 to 9:45 Joe Walker, science teacher,
>m 9:45 to chose the 10 year old daughter of
age parents Jeff and Kim Whitfield as our
"Student of the Week". Suzanna's
es will be in favorite thing to do is do cheers
Room on and gymnastics. When she grows
from 8:00 to up, she would like to be a hair
)r your caps stylist because she likes to style
will be $35, hair. Kayla Bailey and Courtney
senior dues. McMillion are among her closest
ey. fnends.
munity the Some of Suzanna's favorites
dents. Mrs. are: t.v. show, "Saved By The
ted a poem Bell": color, purple; and songs. "2
t, Become I" by the Spice Girls and
-g" "Chattahoochee" by Alan
Jackson. If she could visit any-
pon me. where in the world. It would be to
arise, our state of Hawaii. Suzanna says
'st from the this about her teachers, "I love all
my teachers."
-eparing me Mr. Walker 'says, "Suzanna
g season- has fun in school with her friends,
ed towards classmates and teachers. Even
though busy with her friends, she
xtive things manages to do a great job with
her schoolwork. She is a pleasure
ry enemy,U to teach." Suzanna will receive a
autifdl rose large pizza compliments of Will
e Garden of McLemore at the Dixie Dandy.
Congratsl
S., Kids Say the Funniest Things!!!
[ary educa- One fourth grader, Datrina
studies and' Edwards. recently came Into the
studies and nice air-conditioned room after
sumte fur- being on the hot playground. She
cation. immediately informed Linda
Lawrence that, "It is cold in the .
of the First room-I've got 'chipmunks'!" (chill
:hurch at, bumps) .

very active When third grader Brittany
ginning her Floyd was sharing about her visit
dent of the to grandparents ,in North
Carolina. she told the children in
'hobbies Linda Whitfield's room that she
eating cakes played with her "flaptop comput-
[er philoso- er I
greatt a child A student in Nadine
- going t \\Whitfield's class answered the
question. "who can tell me the two'
kinds of letters?-"Consonants
and owls" (vowels)
When Brent Walker was very
small, he was learning the names
i of the books in the Old
Testament. As he recited them to
his Sunday School teacher, he
began, "Genesis, Methodist,
'' Leviticus .'. He meant Exodusl
Fun Friday
The fourth graders made
$487 for their endeavors. It will be


Barr to Speak to

Gulf Co. Students
Sterlen Barr, a motivational
speaker from Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, will be in Gulf
County on Friday, September, 18,
to visit with Gulf County students
in grades six through 12 and
speak with them concerning the
hazards of tobacco use.
He will visit the area's schools
at the following times:
*PSJHS-8:15 to 9:30 a.m.'
*PSJMS-9:35 to 11:00 a.m.
*WHS (grades six through
eight)-12:30 to 1:15 p.m.
*WHS (grades nine through
12)-1:50 to 2:40 p.m.
There will be a music fest
held at Port St. Joe High School'
from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., ET, fea-
turing Mr Barr. He will be enter-
taining through rap, teaching the
children how to write songs, and
advising them about how to get
the message to their peers about
the hazards of tobacco use.
A bus will be provided for stu-
dents from Wewahitchka who
would like to attend the evening
music fest. The bus is scheduled
to depart from Wewahitchka High
School at 4:15 p.m., CT. The pub-
lic is invited and encouraged to
attend as well.


prepare those who must pass it,
but nothing takes the place of the
students wanting to pass!
Our baccalaureate and grad-
uation dates have been set, with
baccalaureate being held for the
first time on Wednesday night and
graduation as usual on Friday
night. Moving these dates closer
to each other hopefully will
improve attendance at
Baccalaureate-lately more and
more seniors have not shown for
the Sunday morning service.
Homecoming is not too far
away-October 91 Many of you
will be asked to join and support
the celebration. I hope everyone
will get behind this annual event.
Have a good day!'


used to help out at Space Camp.
Thanks again for all who helped.,
Volunteer
A new face at our school is
Ann Raub. She volunteers with
Donna Fettinger in the Media
Center. She found out about
Wewahitchka through her hus-
band's Air Force buddy. They,
belonged to an international:
model airplane club.
The "buddy" told her husband
about the Parker Farm and how
they had campgrounds. Now, she,
and her husband live here and:
are looking for a place to rent out:
In the country. They moved to us:
from Wichita Fall. Texas.
Welcome, and thanks for helping:
us out at school.
us ou s


News Column

Faith Christian School:

Thank you students and par-,
ents for your participation in the
Scallop Festival sno-cone booth'
and for. the good response to our:
Christmas card campaign. We;
have these fund-raising events
throughout the year to help kee4i.
our tuition low and to enjoy the,
fellowship of working together. .'
We are getting up a list of stu-
dents and parents who are plan-
ning to go on the educational tour
of Washington, D.C. Please get
your name in to Rev. Taylor so
that he can continue making
arrangements. :
Faith Christian s dents
bring lunches' each day.,but .hay6,
the option on Tuesday,
Wednesday, and Friday to buy
specialty foods. The Beta Club Is
selling hot dogs on Tuesdays,
pizza in Wednesdays, and Subway
orders on Fridays. This gives the
students a variety and the par-
ents lunch planning rest. The
Beta Club will be using any. prof-
its to help finance the Washington
tour.
Jackie Quarles and_. Ann
Roberts are planning to have -a
garage sale soon with the pro-
ceeds going to the school. If you
would like to help or if you have
something to donate, please call
the school at 229-6707. We also
have our annual Harvest Festivpl
coming up on October 10, so
begin thinking about how you can
be a part and do plan to come. 'it
will be behind the Centennial
Building again this year.
This past Wednesday waste
annual "See You At The Pole" day,
We at Faith Christian begin, each
day with prayer, but we' were
excited to join all other public and
private schools across this nation
to pray for Its government;' its;
schools, and its citizens on this
special day. Remember this year's
"See You At'The Pole" Bible verse,
"...for such a time as this".
Think about how we, as
Christians, live and that how we ij
respond to the issues of the day in
which we live may be crucial to 4I
our country and to our peoplejust i
as it was in Queen Esther's time.
If you haven't read the Book of I
Esther lately, sit down,. read it
and you will see that individual ,
courage and actions can make a
difference.


GED Test to be

Given in Sept.
The GED Test will be given
through the Gulf County Adult
School on September 22nd and
23rd. Testingiwill begin promptly
at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and at 8
a.m. on Wednesday. The test will
be given at the Gulf County Adult
School, located at 2855 Long
Avenue in Port St. Joe. 0
Registration will be held 5s
September 14th through 12 noon
on Monday, September 21st at
the Gulf County Adult School;-ask k.
for Merri Christie. Registration fee
is $40, cash or money orders
only.
They offer GED preparation
along with the regular adult edu-
cation program. You will need to
remediate prior to taking the test.
Stop in now to enroll. If you have t
any more questions, please call '
227-1744 and ask for Merril
Christie. '


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1998 PAGE 5B


Variety of Junipers Make


Good Landscape Plants


With Good Salt Tolerance

These Versatile Plants Prized Because
They Flourish Under Variety of Conditions


by Roy Lee Carter
: county Extension Director(
Experienced garden hobby-
*Ists recognize the value of using
balt tolerant plants whenever pos-
sible for landscaping coastal
home sites. Juniper ranks high
on the list of popular specimens
for such locations because they
aire well adapted to salt spray and
salty soil.
' But, these versatile plants are
also prized by inland gardeners,
sice they grow well under a wide


range of conditions.,
Gardeners all over Florida
employ a wide variety of junipers
to add eye appeal to home
grounds, many of which will grow
well throughout North Florida,
along the coast, or inland.
My information on junipers
was provided by Extension Urban
Horticulturist Dr. Robert Black, of
the University of Florida's
Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences (IFAS).
In addition to residential


Florida Garden

Extension Notes

by
Roy Lee Carter
Gulf County Extension Service


plantings, junipers often are used
to beautify city streets, parking
lots, and other public areas. They
can withstand the poor soil condi-
tions commonly encountered in
such locations. They also offer the
added advantages of excellent
drought tolerance and low main-
tenance requirements.
Junipers are available in
many shapes and sizes-from
giants, such as the southern red
cedar, which may grow 30 feet
tall, to dwarfs which are only four
to six inches high. The basic
forms include spreading shrubs,
/ creeping ground covers, and
upright trees. These types offer a
choice of many shades of foliage,
ranging from blue and gray to yel-
low and mint.
Usually, in city plantings,
only a few kinds of juniper are
ever used. But, for home grounds
you can take advantage of some of
the more exotic and little known
varieties. Most of these will grow
just as well as the more common
types and will provide interesting
effects in your landscape.
If you're thinking of adding a
tree or two, you might consider
planting upright junipers, such as
the south red cedar-which, as
we just mentioned, may reach a
height of 30 feet. Or you might
prefer a smaller type, like the hol-
lywood. Both of these varieties are
well suited to growing conditions


:,throughout, our state.,
If a spreading, or a shrub
type, would be better suited to
your needs, you could select a
pfitzer [FIT-zer] juniper. This pop-
ular plant, which is used
throughout the United States,
grows up to six feet tall and nine
feet across. Smaller shrub vari-
eties are also available.
Creeping junipers can be
used as ground covers. However,
they don't grow thick enough to
prevent weeds from growing in
the bed. So the creepers require
more care than the upright or
spreading types.
Junipers need a lot of sun-
light. So plant them in areas
where they'll receive full sun for at
least half the day. Junipers grown
in heavy shade are, apt to be
rather small and; more disease
prone. As we've said. junipers are
basically low maintenance plants,
but they're not, totally trouble-
free.
Disease problems include
twig blight, cedar-apple rust, root
rot, and juniper decline. Of these,
twig blight is most common, espe-
cially on new growth. The primary
insect, pests are red spider mites
and bagworms. For specific infor-
mation on the symptoms of these,
problems, and recommended con-
trol measures, we suggest you
contact your favorite garden cen-
ter or your. county extension,
office.


FHP License and.
Vehicle Checkpoints
The Florida Highway Patrol
will be conducting driver license
and .vehicle inspection check-
points from September 18th
through 24th on CR-274 near the
Chipola River, SR-71 near CR-
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 vehi-
cles being operated With defects
such as bad brakes, worn tires
and defective lighting equipment.
In addition, attention will be
directed to drivers who would vio-
late the driver license; laws of
Florida.
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
motorists.


"Experienced driver? Driving record clean for three years? You
could get 15% off for excellent behavior. Five years? 25%."

Being in good hands is the only place to be."
@1998 Allstate Insurance Company, Noirthbrook, Illinois. Subject to availability and qualifications. Discount applicable to
major coverages.


Many Animals In Pound

Ready For Adoption


-'Th~tee are'many animaJs cur-
r flUv -being hb6useddat' the GCulfr
County Poun'd.' Th'se" animals'
Include 39 dogs, 18 of which are
adorable puppies, five adult cats.
arid one cute black and white kit-
S ten. Also. a full-blooded female
pekingese was found on Pine
Street in Wewahitchka.
There is a wide variety of
breeds, colors, ages, and sizes to



Accounting &
Tax Seminar
Gulf Coast Community
College's Small Business
developmentt Center will offer a
seminar entitled, "Accounting and
Tax Seminar for Small Business-
es," on Thursday. September 24,
from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. at, the Bay
County Small Business Incuba-
to6r, located at 2500 Minnesota
Airenue in Lynn Haven. .
'William B. Steiner, CPA, will


choose from, so one of these pos-
sibfe petsis 'sure to ,be right for
you and your family.
If you are interested In any of
these animals, have any ques-
tions. or would like adoption
information, please call the Gulf
County Sheriff'Ts Office' at 227-
1115 and ask for Johnny Collins
or call the St. Joseph Bay'
Humane Society at 227-1103.


discuss business legal entities,
recordkeeping. accounting meth-
ods. financial statements, inde-
pendent contractors, employees.
and tax reporting for federal.
state, and. local governments.
This' seminar, is designed for
prospective and existing business
owners.
Reservations maybe made by
a paying a S15.00 registration fee
in advance at he Bay County
Small Business Incubator. For
more information, please call the
Incubator at 271-1108.


NOTICE OF


BUDGET HEARING


,The City of Port St. Joe has

tentatively adopted a budget

for 1998-1999. A public

A hearing to make a FINAL

DECISION on the budget

AND TAXES will be held on

Monday, September 21,


S1998, at 6:00 P.M., in the

Commission Chamber at City

Hall, Port St. Joe, Florida.
,tc. September 17, 1998


BUDGET SUMMARY

CITY OF PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA-FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

THE PROPO&D OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE ARE 1.1% LESS
THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.


GENERAL
FUND


DOWNTOWN
REDEVELOPMENT


CASH BALANCES FORWARD $473,930


ESTIMATED REVENUES
TAXES: Millage Per $10
Ad Valorem Taxes 5.24
Franchise Taxes
Utility Taxes
Occupational Taxes
State Revenue Sharing
Grants
Sales Tax Proceeds
Intragovernmental Revenue
Copy Fees
Garbage Fees
Trash/Hauling/Compost Revenues
Cemetery Revenue
Lot Mowing/Trash Removal
Sale of Recyclables
Animal Shelter
Fines/Forfeitures
Miscellaneous Revenues
Earned Interest
Debt Service
Rents and Royalties
Lease/Loan
Equipment Rental
Qualifying Fees
Transfer from Depreciation/Escrow
Water/Sewer Services
Wastewater Treatment Services
Debt Service Repay Hospital


TOTAL REVENUES & OTHER FINANCING SOURCES $7,669,478
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND BALANCES $8,143,408


o00 '
08 $1,510,683
$117,500
$214,800
$10,100
$78,800
$2,515,305
$105,000
$36,000
$100


$10,4


WATER/
SEWER
FUND


SOLID
WASTE,


$0 $102,950


$385,097
$403,000


$7,750
.$34,185

$600
$9,100
$10,000
$57,750


$121,450
$66,200:


A $18,000

$2,635,000
$1,000
$316
$271,489


$1,900

$48,000
$935,473


$10,000


$500
$12,000


$4
$36,000


$10,430 $1,173,023
$10,430 $1,275,973


WASTEWATER
FUND


TOTAL
BUDGET


$0, $576.880


S : 1,521,113
$117,500
$214,800
$10,100
$78,800
$2,515,305
$105,000
$36,000
$100
.$385,097
$403,000
$7,750
$34,185
$10,000
$600
$9,100
$21,498 $153,448
$73,500 $209,450
$635,593 $635,593
$18,000
$2,635,000
$2,900
$316
$75,000 $394,489
$935,473
.239,134 $4,239,134
$36,000


$810,597 $5,044,725 $14,708,253
$810,597 $5,044,725 $15,285,133


EXPENDITURES/EXPENSES


City Commission $51,878
City Auditor/Clerk $117,543
City Attorney $7,700
Municipal Building $70,306
Police Department $893,912
Fire Department $151,017
Operations $1,037,700
Parks and Cemeteries $524,295
Recreation $4,899,103
Interfund Transfers $10,430
Maintenance Shop $253,154
Non-Departmental $126,370
Downtown Redevelopment
Water Department
Water Plant
Sewer Department
Water/Sewer Administration -'
Oak Grove Water/Sewer Administration
Trash Collection / Disposal
Garbage Collection/Disposal
Recycling
Wastewater Treatment
Debt Service
TOTAL EXPENDITURES/EXPENSES $8,143,408
Reserves $0
TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES & RESERVES $8,143,408


$10,430


$106,613
$433,734
$408,714
$164,112
$12,350


$333,833
$329,298
$147,466


$102,950


$51,878
$117,543
$7,700
$70,306
$893,912
$151,017
$1,037,700
,$524,295
$4,899,103
$10,430
$253,154
$126,370
$10,430
$106,613
$433,734
$408,714
$164,112
$12,350
$333,833
$329,298
$147,466
$4,409,132 $4,409,132
$635,593 $738,543


$10,430 $'1,228,473 $810,597 $5,044,725 $15,237,633
$0 $47,500 $0 $0 $47,500
$10,430 $1,275,973 $810,597 $5,044,725 $15,285,133


THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE
ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.
PUBLISH SEPTEMBER 17,1998


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PAGE 6B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1998



Reading, Writing and... Relationships?

New Act Goes Into Effect January 1999, Encouraging Marital Training


In January of 1999, the
"Marriage Preparation and Pres-
ervation Act of 1998" will go into
effect. Passed last May by the
Florida Legislature, the focus of
the legislation is, to encourage
marrying couples to attend pre-
marital training designed to teach
skills that will foster better com-
munications from the start-long
before the.couple sees cracks in
their marriage.
You might be surprised, how-


QuickBooks

Seminar at GCCC
Gulf Coast Community Col-
lege and the Bay County Small
Business Incubator will offer a
"hands-on" computer course for
the software. "QuickBooks Pro
5.0 for Windows." A morning class
Is being offered every Tuesday,
beginning October 13 and ending
November 10.
Class will begin at 8:00 and
continue until 11:00 a.m.
Instruction for this class will be
provided by Teri Mattson of Quick
Solutions. This will be held in
GCCC's Technology Building,
Room 209.
Topics to be covered will
include the following: payroll and
taxes, accounts receivable, ac-
counts payable, creating esti-
mates, job cost reports, bank
accounts and reconciliation, and
many others.
The cost for this seminar is
899.00 per person. Registration
must be made in advance at the
Bay County Small Business
Incubator, located at 2500
Minnesota Avenue in Lynn
Haven. For more Information,
please call (850) 271-1108..



PSJHS Project Grad

Meeting on Monday
On Monday. September 21, a
meeting to discuss the plans for
Port St. Joe High School's Project
Graduation will be held at Active
Styles in Port St. Joe at 6:00 p.m.,
ET. Everyone is encouraged to
attend this meeting and support
the community's seniors. Active
Styles is located at 404 Long
Avenue in Port St. Joe.


ever, by another part of this act,
Florida also passed the nation's
first law requiring all high school-
ers be taught marital and rela-
tionship skills.
Obviously, the legislative
intent of the act is to strengthen
marriages. The state has a com-
pelling interest in educating its
citizens with regard to marriage,
and, if contemplated, the effects
of divorce.
Some of the components of
the act include the following:
Couples who agree to take a pre-
marriage course will get a 832.50
price break on the cost of their
marriage license, and the state
will make available a handbook
explaining the rights and respon-,
sibilities of marital partners.
Also, couples with minor chil-
dren wishing to divorce will be
required to complete a state-pre-
pared course. The content of this
course will include, among other
topics, conflict management,
communications skills, and prob-
lems that can occur after separat-
ing.
And what does the legislation
mean for the mandated high
school relationship course? In the
ninth or tenth grade all students
are required to take, for 1/2' of a
credit, something called life man-
agement skills, which will now
include marriage and.relationship
skill-based education.
Advocates of these courses
are taking their cue from a new
body of research which suggests
that specific interpersonal skills
could lower the divorce rate for
the next generation if taught early
on.
Some of the most vocal advo-
cates of the new courses are
judges and lawyers who have wit-
nessed the carnage in the courts.



JJC to Meet Today
The Gulf County Juvenile
Justice Council will be meeting
today, on Thursday, September
17, at 4:00 p.m., ET; in the Gulf
County Public Library, located on,
Highway 71 North in Port St. Joe.
Membership is open, and there is.
no membership fee. The public is
welcome and encouraged to
attend.


Yet this controversial issue raises
some key questions? How will
teachers be trained and/or quali-
fled to teach this course? Who will
determine course content? How
will the course's success be mea-
sured?





IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT '
OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
PEOPLES FIRST COfMMUNITY BANK f/k/ 3 / ,
PEOPLES FIRST FINANCIAL SAVINGS & LOAN.
Plaintiff,
vs. Case No. 97-49 CA
RICHARD W. LANCASTER and FLEECA T.
LANCASTER, FLEECA LANCASTER d/b/a
GOLDEN THINGS UNITED STATES
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE and STATE
OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.
Defend3ants

NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE Is hereby given pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated 821 *98. entered mn
Case Number 97-49 of the Circuit Court of the
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County,
Florida, PEOPLES FIRST COMMUNITY BANK, Is
the Plaintiff and RICHARD W. LANCASTER arid
FLEECA T, LANCASTER, FLEECA LANCASTER
d/b/a GOLDEN THINGS. UNITED STATES INTER.
NAL REVENUE SERVICE. and STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE are the Defendanti
I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the Front
Door of the Gulf Counrvt CourLhouie In Port St
Joe. Florida. Gulf Counrv. at 11 00 a m. EST on
the 25 day of Sept.. 1998. the following descnbed
property situated mn Gulf County. Flonrida. and set
forth in the Order or Final Judgment. to-wit
Lot 5. Block "B'. Cape Plantation. Phase I
an unrecorded subdivision of a portion o
Section 25 Township 8 South Range II
West. Gulf County. Flonda and being more
particularly described as iollows
Commencing at the Northeast corner orf.
Section 25. Township 8 South. Range II
West: thence South along the East Line of
said Section 25 for 32 32 feet to a concrete
monument on the South R/W line of
Rutherford Road. said road being 66 00
feet in width: thence South 89 degrees
42"30' West along said R/W hne for 9'_0 00
feet to an Iron Rod. thence South parallel
with the East line of said Sectdon 25 a dis
lance of 1452.70 feet for the point of begin
rung: thence East 214 10 fet. thence
South 4 degrees 41'46" West 10536 feti.
thence West 205.48 feet;, thence North i
105 00 feet to the point of beginning
Containing 0.506 acres, more or less
WITNESS my hand and the official seal of
Ihus Honorable Court. on this I day of Sept. 199m
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gulf County. Florida
..: ,.... -.By/s/T. rnox, .. ',
;:, D.eputy.Clerk
2tc, September 10 and 17. 1998:
NOTICE OF PROPOSED VACATION OF
RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN THE CITY
The Board of City Commission of the City of Port
St. Joe. upon petitilon bv a property owner of Lot
23. Block 9. located on the corner of Read Avenue
and Third Street. will consider at a regular meeting
on the 15th day of September and determine on
the 21st day of September 1998. at a special meet-
ing of said Commission. whether or not the city wal
vacate, abandon and convey the nrights.o.way
encroached upon by 55 feet on Reid Avenue and
S.78 feet on Third Sureet by the present building All
interested persons may appear and be heard
, 2tc. September 10 and 17. 1996


NOTICE OF SALE
GULF SOUTH SELF STORAGE located at 416
4th Street. Port St. Joe, Florida, shall sell the con-
tents of storage compartment number 45, rented to
TBS. Inc.. at public sale at the site above, storage
compartment No. 45, Gulf South Self Storage, on
Friday, September 25. 1998, at 10:00 A.M.
(Eastern Standard Time). The contents of storage
compartment number 45 include miscellaneous
paint and paint supplies, commercial paint mixers,
water cooler, kerosene heater, paint guns, hand
truck and other items of personal property.
2tc, September 10 and 17, 1998.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER
FICTITIOUS NAME
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Chapter
865.09 Florida Statutes, the undersigned intends
to register with the Division of Corporations.
Department of State.' the fictitious trade name
under which it will be engaged in business and in
which said business Is to be carried on, to-wit:
NAME TO BE REGISTERED: Portalde Trading
Company.
MAILING ADDRESS: 2720 CR 30, Port St Joe,
Florida 32456.
OWNER (S): Marie M. and Thomas M. Todd.
Itc. September 17, 1998.


PORT ST. JOE:
CITIZENS FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK
PUBLIC LIBRARY
THE STAR PUBLISHING CO.,


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
FLORIDA I
IN RE: ESTATE OF PROBATE DIVISION
BENJAMIN HAMILTON FRY.
Deceased.
FILE NO: #98-57-CP
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of BEN-
JAMIN HAMILTON FRY. deceased. File Number 98-
57-CP. is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf
County. Florida. Probate Division. the address of
which Is Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth
Street. Port St. Joe. Florida 32456. The names and
addresses of the Personal Representative and the
Personal Representative's attorney are set forth
below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTI-
FIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice Is served
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will, the qualifications of the Personal
Representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court
are required to file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-


sons haring claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this nouce Is served with
In three 131 months after the date of the first pubh-
c.iuon ol thli notice must file their claims with this'
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE 131 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DATS AFTER
THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and per--
sons having claims or demands against the dece-L.
dent's estate must file their claims with this Court?
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE'OF'
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OFTHIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECT
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED. .
The date of first publication of this Notice Is
September 17 1998
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Costin ,
PostOffice Box 98 ,
Port St. Joe. FL 32457
Telephone: (850) 227-1159
Florida Bar No. 699070
Personal Representative:
Christine 0. Fry
P. O. Box 589
Wewahitchka. FL 32465
2tc, September 17 and 24, 1998. .-


WEWAHITCHKA:
CITY HALL
U. S. POST OFFICE
WEWAHITCHKA STATE BANK


SUBCOMMITTEE MEMBERS: CLAY SMALLWOOD (850) 229-949 I
TOMMY PITTs (850) 229-8294
GREGG MAHLKOV (850) 229-7447


ThompsonmRish 'Re Ity I ce
9
LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER 850-648-5683, 850-227-9600 Simmons Bayou/Cape San Blas Office:
Mexico Beach Office: Hvvy. 98 at 19th St. 2010 Hwy. C-30 Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Rt. 3, Box 167, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 1-800-582-2990 Phone (850) 227-9600 9 FAX: (850) 227-2115
Fax: (850) 648-4247


I NEW LISTINGS: "


t-aw.,. 5588 Cape San Bias. Rd. 3 bd., 21/2 ba., all
blinds, Fla. tile, inside storage, open deck/patio, sprin-
Sgkler system, screened porch, cen. h/a, zone C4 com-
( mer./ res. 200' on St. Joe Bay wilh minimal marsh
gross 3.32 acres, beautiful landscaping, one of the few
homes on Cape San Bias that has federal flood insur-
'"_'r """ance!!! Much more. $329,500. MLS #2607

White City. 4 b6, 2 5 bath on 5 acres Inground pool, stocked catfish pond Fireplace, outside stor-
age, dbl. garage, master bedroom walk-in closet, plenty of room Country living at its best. $109,900
1610 Long Ave., Port St. Joe. Tastefully decorated and remodeled, 3 bd., I ba. home CH&A,
new carpet, new wallpaper, newly rewired, new plumbing, new electrical switches and sockets, storm
doors front and back, on a 60x160' lot, outside storage bldg fenced back yd. Call Brenda Miller
Price- $67,800 ":''
Blounitaown, Calhoun County: 40 acre parcel located just outside of Blountstown on Hwy. 73
Planted pines, perfect for country estate, farm, or subdivision into individual homesites Call Brenda
Miller Price $32,000
South Long St., Overstreet. Two 20 acre parcels close to the intracoostal waterway, and just off
Hwy 386 Parcel One which borders South Long and Hardy st. is planted in pines, and Parcel Two
which faces South Long St. is not Pnces: Parcel One $47,000; Parcel Two $37,000.
225 Spruce, Creekwood, Overstreet. Singlewide mobile home, very well kept, mostly furnished,
situated on 2 lots, 2 screened porches. 14x21 storage bldg., 12x20 screened room on bock of proper-
ty w/brick BBQ. Also, 1 recreational lot on Wetappo Creek. Call Brenda Miller. Price: $52,000 for
house & 3 lots. $40,000 for house & 1 lot.
Quarter Horse Ln., Overstreet. 2.73 beautiful acres, plenty of trees, secluded, creek, on county
rd, great for horse stables or pasture, or homesite. Close to intracoastal. Brenda Miller has details.
Price. $16,000.
Kelly Dr., Sunshine Farms, Overstreet. Two parcels containing 5 acres M/L each. Parcel One
borders Kelly Dr and Quarter Horse Ln and Parcel Two faces Kelly Drive. Lots of trees, winding steam,,
lots of land and trees on both parcels. Contact Brenda MIller Price: Parcel One: Lot 24, $24,000. Parcel
Two Lot 23, $20,000.
7118 Georgia Ave., St. Joe Beach 3 bd., 2 full baths, Lot 10-11, B28, Dining/kit. combo, fam.
rm., niaster ba. garden tub, irrigation well, central water. Nice brick home on a comer lot. Extras 2
septic tanks, carbon monoxide chain link fence, side access, sprinkler system and much more.
$137,500 MLS #2625
1110 Palm Blvd., Port St. Joe. 2 bedrooms, I ba. Beautiful small home that is well kept. Sits on
a corner lot with alley access. Extras-pull down attic storage, stove, calling fans, pear tree, chain link
fence, dishwasher, garage door opener, and more. $69,500. MLS#2624.
605 10th St. Rambling 2 bd 2 ba. 1400 sf frame house located on 2 1/2 lots (125'x170'). Beautiful
vaulted ceiling living rmn with 10' bay window & fireplace. Open double carport, additional storage
bldg. and boat shed/workshop area. Price $79,900. Call Perry J. McFarland at 227-9400 or after
hours at 229-6153.


WILLIAM J. RISH, JR.
BROKER/REALTOR
Voice Mail:
850-227-5569

i MULTIPLELISTI77NG SERVICE

MLS


REALTOR"


a 120 Monica Dr., Ward Ridge. Energy effi- ,
ciency 3 bd., 2 ba. 2,078 sq. ft., vinyl siding, sod-
ded, landscaped yard and HUGE game/play
room. Custom kitchen, fans galore within walking '-
distance of schools. Brenda Miller. Price: $125,000
-i A ,i- ., i i

Hwy. 386, north of Overstreet. PRICE REDUCED-Beauhiful 2 I/2 acre country setting with 3 bd.,
2 ba., 28'x70', Redman mobile home, Property also has a 2 bd/1 ba. older frame house w/aluminum sid-
ing and metal roof $89,500 Price Reduced to $79,900. Call Perry J. McFarland at 227-9600 or after
hours oat229-6153 ,
678 Jones Homestead Rd. 4 bd/2 ba mobile home, Ig. corner lot, Ig. outbuilding and barn. All
appliances, C flood zone $67,50000,
1004 Marvin Ave. Large executive home near city parks 4 bedroom 3 bath brick home that has been
completely renovated with almost new everylhingi New Berber carpet and vinyl throughout. Beautiful large
white marble fireplace in comfortable den, large formal living and dining room, 12x24' deck and 10x17'
screen porch. Large master bedroom with walk-in c oset: Amenities also include: new central H/A, NEW
ROOF, large dbl. garage, oak cabinets, new paint roughout, lots 'of closet space; $1;48;500.00.
2011 Monument Ave. Lg. 5 bd. 2 bath home, Ig. comer lot in a nice neighborhood that needs a little
TLC. Over 2200 sq. ft. of heated and cooled space. 4 bedrooms upstairs plus game room and extra bonus
room over the garage. Central h/a, and much more" $129,900.00.
703 16th Street, Port St. Joe. 3 bedroom, 3 /l both with kitchenette, Formal dining, living room
and small addition, on comer lot, $79,900.
HIGH TRAFFIC LOCATION on the corner of Hy 98 & Avenue A in Port St Joe Building was a
liquor/convenience store/gas station. Main structure is approx 40x1052 under roof. Presently there are
two small units that could be rented for small businesses such as a pawn shoppe, check cashing service, or
coin laundry, main building has been a vibrant convenience store in the past. Literally 1 block from the new.
marina site. 4$P19,;9 Reduced to $149,000. Lt's make a deal!!
9037 Olive Ave., Beacon Hill. Improved vacant lot 50x100' located in second block from Hwy. 98.
Cleared, culvert and fill dirt added. Approved for 1440 sq ft. home. $12,000. Call Perry McFarland.
HOMES :
REDUCTION: 412 5th St., Mexico Beach. Almost new 24'x52 doublewide mobile home, unfum.,
open rooms, all appliances, garden tub in oVit bldg., landscaped yd.,
double driveways, 20 year roof. Contact Bren aa'lrrice. nU:ATO $57,000.00.
315 Woodward Ave., PSJ. Charming 3 BR 1 BA wood frame home, 55'x170' comer lot. Home has
covered screened-in porch, living rm. w/ flplk i 4i t''dfn Tedcarports, ceiling fans,
window AC units, gas heat, elec. water heOln.rncgebl I thof is perfect for a shop
or extra storage. Zoned residential/commercial. Owner financing available. Price $64,900.00.


PERRY J. McFARLAND
SALES ASSOCIATE
Home: 850-229-6153
Mobile: 850-227-5885


BRENDA G. MILLER, GRI
REALTOR@ Associate
Home:
850-648-5435


-ATTENTION LOW PRICED LOTS-
White City lot: Contiguous to St. Joe Co. land, 75'xl 10', $9,500.00. Owner
says sell Owner financing, make offer
Red Bull Island: 90' x 120' lot. $9,900. Owner financing. Broker/owner.
S 2 lots at Howard Creek. Both for $14,500. Just steps from upper and lower
landings.
, The seller wants offers. Make them!!i-
1612 Monument Ave., PSJ. Very spacious home situated on a one acre lot with a fantastic view
of the water This 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 both bnck & frame home boasts 2,560 SF of living space, has a
' large living/din rm combination, Ig. fam. rm. with brick fp, sewing/laundry rm, Ig. foyer area, ceil-
ing Fans, lighting, and window treatments are throughout the house and included in the price. Price
$119.900 00
S. Long Street, Overstreet, 10 Acre parcel ideal for country estate, farm, or subdivision. Close to
intracoostal canal. Brenda Miller. $100,000
White City, 284 Sealey Dr., 5 BR 2 BA, 2300 SF of livin area situated on 3.43 acre site w/safe
harbor and access to intracoostal 4 W .RI 6Tf'd-p water access to St. Joe
Boay or Apalachicola. Below appraised value. Price $139,900.00.
LOTS:
FIRST TIER LOT, SURFSIDE ESTATES. #38, not in subdivision. Central water & on a paved street.
$59,500. Broker is owner. Call Jay Rish.
Kim Kove, Grand Isle, Mexico Beach. Lot 26, Block C,
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, yet off the beaten path. Water and sewer
:available. Nice new homes in subdivision, expanding area of town. Price $19,900.00 per lot. Owner financ-
ing with 20% down, 10% interest, 10 year amortized, 3 year balloon payment.
Marvin Ave. 1800 block Vacant lot 80'x1 75' (Lot 2, Block 95). Ideal for building your dream home. Price
$14,000. Call Perry J. McFarland.
Nice lot in Gulf Airm. Across from tennis court & swimming pool. A steal at $28,500. Hurry, it won't last
long
Corner 3rd and Fortner Ave., Mexico Beach. Two cleared lots each 50'2x150', one block to beach,
goodview from two story home, zoned for homes or mobile homes. Brenda Miller. REDUCED TO $49,500
ea. LOT 1 IS UNDER CONTRACT.
BAY BREEZE SUBDIVISION, behind Carpet Country, Affordable, oversized lots, restricted, zoned for
mobile homes. Some restrictions. Each lot measures 100'x300'. Close to Port St. Joe, close to schools. All utili-
.ties available. Septic tank needed. Starting at $11,500.00. OWNER FINANCING WITH 20% TO 25% DOWN,
12% INTEREST, TERM NEGOTIABLE. 12 LOTS SOLDIII ,
8749 Hwy. 386, Overstreet. Twenty acre parcel with 800'" on Wetoappo Creek (deep water channel). Also
2 BR 2 BA home, artisan well, two stocked ponds, garden area, fruit trees and dogwoods. Brenda Miller.
$255,000. SELL 13 ACRES FOR $215,000.
Peacock Lane, off Pleasant Rest Cemetery Rd.), 6.209 acres with200' on Wetappo Creek, (deep
water), dockage available, some marsh. Brenda Miller. $75,000
Corner Hatley Dr. & 15th St, Mex. Beach. One large comer 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.
GULF FRONT LOTS R-7 Lot size 120' x 351'. $395,000.00. OWNER FINANCING 25% down payment,
balance in 5 years, 10% interest. Prices subject to change without notice. Can build either large home or duplex
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 weeIkslll Only 1 left at $39,90011
BAY FRONT LOT- HEAD OF THE BAY. 100' road to bay, $85,000.
Look for us on the Internet at http://www.homtown.com/thompson or
hltp://www.mexicobeach.com/thompson
And now you may e-mail us on the Internet at:
elizwthompson@digitalexp.com or elizwthompson@juno.com


Our firm is pleased to announce the EXCLUSIVE listing of several lots
owned by St. Joe Corp. in the following areas: Gautier Memorial Lane,
Cabell Drive, Marvin Avenue and Garrison Avenue. Few &4-57, 8 lots
under contract. Starting at $14,000. Prices will increase soonIll


THE GULF COUNTY EcoNoMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
NEEDS YOUR HELP.


The Sites and Buildings Inventory Subcommittee has been charged with making a
list of all available industrial and commercial sites and buildings in Gulf County.
To make this list uniform and compatible with Enterprise Florida's statewide
listings, we are using Enterprise Florida's Site Inventory Form and Building
Inventory Form.


These forms are available at the locations shown below. If you owvrn an available
industrial orcommercial sites) or buildingss, PLEASE fill out the appropriate
forms) and return to the Gulf County Economic Development Committee. If you
have questions concerning utilities, please contact the utility serving the site or
building. If you have other questions, please contact one of the subcommittee
members shown below.


Gulf County desperately needs economic development, but we cannot attract new
businesses and industries until we have defined exactly what we have to offer!


ENTERPRISE FLORIDA FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT:'


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The Star. Pnrt at. JTn. FL Thursday. Sent. 17. 1998 PaUe Seven


AUCTION FRIDAY NITE, at 7 p.m.
EST at Port Theatre Antique Mall, PSJ.
Mall open Tues. Sat. Wade Clark
Auctions, 850-229-9282.
10% Buyer's Premium. AB1239, AU f737 AU1743





'96 Honda XR100r, runs great, garage
kept, great starter bike, $1,300. (850)
227-3759. 2tc 9/17
1993 Pontiac Grand Am, 4 door, teal,
black interior, $4,000. 227-9754 after
5. tfc 9/17
'84; Ford Ranger 4x4, 2.8 V-6, at, hunt-,
ing truck, $600. 647-9223 after 5 p.m.
1986 Monte Carlo, $900. Call 229-8123
or leave message. ltp 9/17
1988 Ford F150 pickup, $4,900; 1987
Jeep Wrangler with hard top, $4,900.
647-9214' 2tc 9/10
'83 Toyota Celica GT. power everything
and sun roof. Runs great!!! $1,500 obo.
639-4343. 3tc 9/3
'*9 Acura Integra, Special Edition,
leather interior, excel. condition. Call
647-9851, leave message. tfc 8/20,
'95, Honda /Passport, good condition,
blgck exterior, grey interior. Call 229-
8997 during day, or 227-3412 in the
evening. tfc 8/13
Co!vertlble 1994 Chevy Cavalier.
loaded, runs perfect, looks great.
86,500. 639-3410. tic 9/3
'93 Honda 250 Nighthawk motorcycle.
low miles, $1,950. Call 227-1639 or
227-1109. ask for Charlie or Linda.
tfc 9/3


1994 19' LEISURE CRAFT cuddv. 115
hp OMC. dry stored, great cond.,
electcs., trim tabs. 2 batter system.
trailer. S8.000. Call 647-8096. Itp 9/17
.26.1' Mako witha.. n 15QJ;pEIrudes,
,less. than' 400 hours. Some electronics
and all aluminum tandem trailer.
-Reasonable offer. 648-8211.
tic 9/3


FOR RENT ~


-*.'use for rent: 1304 McClellan. nice
neighborhood 3 blocks from bay. 2 BR.
) ba., wood floors. cen. h&a., stove &
r frig., ceiling Ians. w/d hookup. new
'paint & wallpaper, screen porch, fenced
yard. garage, 8500 month plus S250
damage deposit. Application and refer-
Sences required. 229-8103 after 6 p.m.
Sc 9/17

One bedroom, bath, fully furnished.
extra nice. 1/2 block to beach. Lease.
648-8782. Itc 9/17
BEACH STORAGE. New 5x10. 10x10
and 10x20 available now. For limited
.Lime only, pay one month and get sec-
ond month free for units In our new
building. Call 227-7200 to rent today
,, fc9/17
FOR RENT- Lovely 3 bedroom. 2 bath.
-home in new condition. Many extras!
has Gulfaire pool/beach privileges.
S Available Immediately on yearly lease.
81,000 per month plus utilities. 215
Gulfaire Dr. Contact Parker Realty of,
Mexico Beach. 850-648-5777. Lfc 9/17
'-Two bedroom mobile home. 639-5552.
t .Lfc9/17
Mexico Beach mobile home lot. 875 per
month. 1-800-659-0641. 2tp 9/17
. For rent: furnished trailer. 648-5306.
fc 9/17

'Two bedroom trailer in Highland View.
furnished, call 227- 1260. 2tc 9/10


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


MINI STORAGE
Ofc. 509 4th St.
Port St. Joe, FL

229-6200

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


Unfurnished townhouse, Hwy. 98,
Mexico Beach, 2 bdrm., 2 1/2 ba., $500
month, $500 deposit. 647-5942.
2tc 9/10

Mexico Beach: small, cozy one bdrm.
cottage near beach, ideal for single or
couple, 9/15 12/15, $350 month, util-
ities NOT included. Call 647-5792.
2tc 9/10

2 bdrm. 1 1/2 ba. mobile home, new
carpet, fenced yard, 1/2 mile from
beach, $350 per mo. Includes water,
'sewer, trash, and cable TV. $200
deposit. 648-5229. tfc 9/3


Indian Pass Indian Lagoon view, 4
bedroom, 2 bath new home on 5, acres
with Jacuzzi room & private fish pond,
wonderful family home. 6 months to 41
yr. lease, water included. $850/mth.
Call 850-927-2515. 4tp 8/27


Three bedroom apartment for rent in
Port St. Joe, 800 sq. ft. $350 month,
$350 security. Call 227-3511. tfc 8/20
Vacation mountain,home, Murphy, N,C.
'2 hours north of Atlanta, 2 bdrm., 2 ba.
$375 weekly. No smokers, no pets. 639-
2465. 6tc 8/13
12x24 cozy cabin, 1/2 mile from beach,
daily; Weekly and monthly rentals Call'
648-5229. tfc 9/3
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No
pets. 1 block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106. tfc9/3:
Apartments and Homes for Rent: One to
3 bedroom apartments. duplexes. and
homes for rent in Mexico Beach.
,Furnished and unfurnished. 0a1ll
Parker Realty at 850-648-5777 for more
Information. ,tfc 9/3
Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty Manor
Circle, Port St. Joe. Affordable housing
for the elderly and the handicapped.
Cen. h &a, laundry facilities, energy
efficient const.. stove & refrig.. fur-
Tnished. fully carpeted. 1 bdrm.. apts. on
site Equal Oppor. Housing Complex.Call
229-6353 for more information. NOW
.TAKING APPLICATIONS tfc 9/3


UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. screen porch, carport &
laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
refrlg.. washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, 1 1/2
ba.. Inside laundry rm.. ch&a, dish-
'washer "8i 'sst6v&. flly carpeted. N6
pets.
FURNISHED
*Small 2 bdrm. home. auto heat & air,
washer/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hookup.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m.
tfc 9/3


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. tic 9/25


Private office space
in downtown Port
St. Joe. Call 229-
7121.;


SOUTHERN VILLAS OF
APALACHICOLA "
Available now, 1 and 2 BR apartments. .
We have 1, 2 & 3 handicap & non-hand-'
icap accessible apts. CH&A, carpet &
appliances. Rent includes water, sewage,
& garbage. Rental assistance is available.
Visit our office at 398 24th Ave.,
Apalachicola, Florida, or call 850-653-
9277 or TDD 800-955-8771.
Equal Housing Opportunity.
tfc 9/3


HERITAGE VILLAS OF
APALACHICOLA
Available now, I and 2 BR apartments. :
We have 1, 2 & 3 handicap & non-hand-.
icap accessible apts. CH&A; carpet &
appliances. Rent includes water, sewage,
& garbage Rental assistance is available.
Visit our office at 398 24th Ave.,
Apalachicola, Florida, or call 850-653-
9277 or TDD 800-955-8771'.
Equal Housing Opportunity
tfc 9/3


NOW RENTING
2 bedroom apartments
MOSS CREEK APTS.,126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465.
(850) 639-2722
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities
A On-site Management
Voice/TTY Access
(352) 472-3952
tfc 9/17


eoe 227-1271 O8
29-8997 T97O pace

Vaal, da44edC ad.


Yard Sale: 42nd St., Mexico Beach,
Saturday, 8 a.m. CDT. Rain cancels.
Nice toddler clothes and lots of misc.
Yard Sale: Saturday, 903 10th St., 8
a.m.- 2 p.m. Home interiors,, appli-
ances, dishes, books, dresses, lots of
misc. Rain cancels.
Yard Sale: 1902 Garrison Ave. Sept. 18-
19: Friday and Saturday, 8-12.
Yard Sale: Saturday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m. -
noon. Rain cancels. 405 Woodward Ave.


Saturday, Sept. 19, 7:00 a.m. 5 family
garage sale in Gulfaire Sub. Beacon Rd.
and Seapines. CD's, tapes, stereo sys-
tem, VCR, videos, baby items, car seat,
lots of toys, baby adult clothes. ltp

Yard Sale: 2360 Hayes Ave., Highland
View, Saturday and Sunday. 9 am. to 4
p.m. Itp


Big Yard Sale: Saturday, Sept. 19. 8-2.
2253 Parker Ave., Highland View.
,Women'sclothes, 18-26, men's clothes,
large, tools, etc. Rain cancels.
Yard, Sale: Saturday, Sept. 19th.. 803
Marvin Ave., 8:30 until. Rain cancels.
Garage Sale: 405 Fortner St., Mexico
Beach. Friday. Sept. 18 & Sat., Sept.,
19, 9 a.., to 4 p.m. Some items are,
Thomas organ, gas range, weight lifting'
system, shell crafts and shells, clothes
and more. ltc 9/17
Yard Sale: 209 Pompano St., Highland
View. Rain cancels.
For Sale or Trade: Indoor Renovation
.Sale. No reasonable offer refused.
Clothing for infants, toddlers, men and
women. What nots, home furnishings.
DEALERS WELCOME. Come by 229 8th
St. or call for appt. ask for Richard at
227-3774. tic 9/3





-Caring individual to take care of our
infant son, M-F. Please call for more
information, 227-3412.
Needed baby sitter for my 3 and 5 year
o'lds. after school and Saturdays. In my
home or yours. 648-9453. Itp


CUSTOM LAWN

SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559
fc 7/2


Glynn Dykes
Drywall
"No job too big, or too small"
227-1785
Free Estimates Insured
HbV 7/2


ROGER STOKES
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR
647-3328
Free Estimates RF 0066770
PLUMBING REPAIRS
7/12

Locally,
Owned *.
0O


6 't/Residential
O Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
* Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
* Rea Control Condominiums
* Houeiu r,C.d Pesi CooIri *,New Treatment/
* Real Eie iW0 l0 Repoln C'jniructiour Ele.' -
IjFAMILY OWNED
[ PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
r Servig Glf Co a Sun,:.un.aing Aresa
Free Estimates & Inspections


648-3018 or-639- 68


Job Notice: The City of Port St. Joe Is
accepting applications for the following
positions:
Water Plant Operator or Trainee,
$6.85/hr.; Water Meter Reader,
$6.,21/hr.; Landscape Maintenance I,
$6.85/hr.; Trash Collector Crew
Leader, $7.55/hr; Trash Loader
Operator, $7.19.hr.
Application and Job description may be
picked up, and returned to the'
Municipal Building, 305 Fifth St., Port,
St. Joe, FL 32456. Application deadline
October 2, 1998.
The City of Port St. Joe enforces a Drug-
Free Workplace Policy and is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. 2t 9/17


Experienced Air cond. & refrigeration
tech. needed, please call 1-888-578-
4890 or (850) 670-4840. ltc 9/17
WANTED: full-time groundskeeper for
local homeowner. Mowing, gardening.
landscaping. Irrigation and general
repair. work. No equipment necessary.
Must be able to work at least 40 hours
per week. Honesty, and good nioral
character a'must. Send resume*and
references to P. 0. Box 280, PSJ. 32457.
2tc 9/17
Secretary needed air conditioning com-
pany. Some computer experience neces-
sary. Call 229-9125. 'ltc 9/17
CNA:s, 7-3 and 11-7 shifts and also
-fqoor maintenance person. Apalachicola
Health Care Center. 850-653-8844.
2tc 9/10
Logging contractors needed In
Southeast Alabama area for pine and
hardwood tracts. 30-40 loads/week.
Contact Timberland Harvesters, Inc. at
334-687-6000. 3tc 9/3


DISPATCHER-Bulk transportation
carrier Is seeking a career minded, effi-
cient, self-starter for local operation.
Must be computer literate. Duties
include general clerical and dispatch
functions. Full tiUme position Include
competitive benefits. Mall resume to:
Terminal Manager. 6734 Ellis Rd..
Southport. FL 32409. 4tc 9/3
Office help needed: must have comput-,
er experience. Rich's IGA. Wewahltchka..
Contact Betty Rich. 639-5343. ftic 9/3

Help Wanted: Apply in person at
Bayslde Lumber or call 229-8232. 9/3


STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC Oo 3E'936
Specializing in Reroofs
Single-Ply & Repairs
lt'here Qualitn Is Higher Than Price"
229-8631
tc 7,2


* Household Repairs -
* PaigIning, Interior/Exterior Deck
Restoration Lawn Maintenance
FREE ESTIMATES
(850) 229-1051.
tfc it


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




5X10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT


Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 15 Plus Years
Major Appliance, Air Condition, & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
850-229-8416
RA0043378 ER0007623






For the Handy n m ea d Sportsmaii
We strive to meet your needs!
Hardware BLP Pain'ts Ammunition
Hunting Supplies Mobile Home & Boat Trailer Parts
Live & Frozen Bait Tackle Gifts and Souvenirs
306 Reid Avenue Roy Todd, Owner
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 (850) 229-8933


Collection experience required.
Permanent / part-time 15-25 hours
weekly. Good pay, flexible hours. 648-
9555. 32tp 8/6
Now hiring food servers, kitchen help
and bartenders. Apply in person at The
Top of the Gulf, talk with Donna. No
phone calls please. ruc 9/3





LOST: JVC; camcorder at Mexico Beach
on Sept. 13; Call 850-874-9447
Itc 9/17
$50.00 REWARD. For the return of my
white male Peek-A-Poo. Escaped from
the Humane Society (the kennels by the
Public Library). Last seen near Avenue
A on Hwy. 71. If found please call 647-
3223 or pager 335-0817. Itp 9/17





Needed baby sitter for my 3 and 5 year
olds, after school and Saturdays. In my
home or yours. 648-9453. Itp
New burgundy small La-Z-Boy recliner,
227-3159. tc 9/17


Small, local business f~r sale. Vending
machlinhs (full size), already on site
making weekly profit. 3 to 4 hrs. q week
to'tun route. Great tax advantages. Call
Scott at 229-2798. Itp


24 cu. ft. side-by-side refrigerator
w/water & ice in door (green), $175.
Semi-automatic shotgun 12 ga. -
$250. Call 229-8427. Itp
FREE chickens, 639-5156. Itp
Left hand compound box. arrows &
case. PAWN SHOP, Call 227-PAWN.
Complete scuba diving outfit. 2tc 9/17

REDUCE: Lose weight while you sleep.
Take OPAL tablets and E-Vap Diuretic.
Available Pitts Pharmacy In
WVewahltchka. 5tp 9/10

AVON serving Tvndall, the beaches and
Port St. Joe. Susan. 647-3651. tfc 9/10


PRECISION CARPENTRY
Remodeling, Renovation Home
Maintenance & Repairs Interior &
Exterior Painting Marine Construction
25 years experience
227-7388


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


C. ,,s Lawn

Service
FULL LAWN SERVICE
VACUUM YARD MACHINES *TRIM-
MING LANDSCAPING
I will work for you.
Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
Beach, Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka
Clyde Sanford (850) 648-8492


Queen and king size water beds, 12x65'
mobile home, cheap, needs repair. 647-
5106. tfc 9/10
1993 Fleetwood 14x70, zone 3
approved. Immaculate. Single owner,
never had pets, kids or smokers. All
appliances, w/d. $16,500. 850-871-
1981. 4tc 8/27
One farm tractor with blade and back
bucket, Kubota Model B7 100 BT. dual
wheels, runs good,:call Bill Carr, 229-
6961 or 229-6061. tfc 8/27
One Story & Clark piano, a contempo-
rary console. like new. 37.5" high, S895.
You move. Call 227-2019. Lfc 9/3
Cathy's Bookkeeping Service, 14 yrs.
exp; general bookkeeping for personal
or business accounts including sales
tax & quarterly payroll reports: ref
available, 639-2833. 19tp 7/23

* e-n~ Bargains Galorea..,- t^
PAWN SHOPPE
Watch Bands & Batteries,
302-B Reid Ave. Call 227-Pawn,
Buy, Sell or Trade

TOPSOIL DRIVEWAY SHELL
MUSHROOM COMPOST
BARFIELD'S, 229-2727





The city picked up 3 this week. A black
with white male dog and a husky/chow
mix male from Robbins Ave. Also a
chocolate lab male from MLK and Ave.
F. For more information or to see one of
our' dogs for adoption. contact City
Animal Control at 229-8247. John
Roney, ACO. ltc 9/17
KITTIES-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. Lfc 9/3
Did you know that animals taken to the
city or county pound/animal shelter are
exterminated after 7 days? tfc 9/3


I'm Back! You supply the paint. You
name the price. I will paint your
house. Job guaranteed. References.
Call Mark at 647-9606. 3tp 9/3


STUMP GRINDING
Best prices in town!
1-800-628-8733
A-I Tree Servkice & Stump Grinding
Vickery Enterprises, Inc.



Steve Brant's

ROOFING

LICENSED & INSURED
LIC. #RC0050321
Port St. Joe Call
229-6326
Mobile 899-0219 or
899-0218 ti 7/2


Free Estimates Your Satisfaction Our Concem
The Supply Dock, Inc. Bayside Floorcovering
Carpet Vinyl n Wood Floors Blinds
Ceramic Tile & VCT o. Paint
RON & FAYE WESTMARK (850) 927-2674, FAX (850) 927-3695
1 139B W. Gorrie Drive St. George'lsland, FL 32328-9706


GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
SERVICE AGREEMENTS


18-5474


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FL IUcense ER 0010992, RA0054218,


LIC. #RF0051042 RG0051008 ER 0011618
JOHNNY MIZE PLUMBING
Free PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS
F- es REMODELING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
stiaetles INSTALLATION OF WATER LINES AND SEWER LINES
MINOR ELECTRICAL
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 850/229 821


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


PUMP REPAIR& SALES LICENSED & INSURED
H & M IRRIGATION
for All Your Watering Needs
HAL KEELS FREE ESTIMATES 229-2738


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For pennies more, get the latest tech-
nology for active ingredient delivery in
liquid wormers. Ask BARFIELD'S
LAWN & GARDEN 229-2727 about
SAPPY JACK LIQUI-VICT. (www.hap-
pyjackinc.com) 6tc 9/17





1987 Liberty 14x56 cen. heat/air, dish-
washer, refrig., custom glass cabinets,
recently carpeted throughout, set up on
your lot or mine, $6,500. Some financ-
ing available. 850-893-9553 or 639-
2728. 2tc 9/17





St. Joe Beach. 136 Atlantic St. 2 BR
beach cottage with Florida room and
screened front porch in first block from
ulf, fenced yard, many extras.
72,000. Crystal Sands Realty.
Stfc 9/17


WEWA. 314 Lake Alice Park Dr., 2/3 BR
home, commercial possibilities, cen.
h/a, many extras. Owner financing. or
SHIP funding possible. 860,000. Crystal
Sands Realty, Inc. 648-4400.
Home for sale by owner: brick home. 1
1/2 lots, nice' neighborhood. 4 bed-
rooms; 2.5 baths; family room. sun
room. Formal living & dining room.
Custom kitchen & breakfast nook, hot
tub, swimming pool. large deck, fenced
in back yard. ,2700 sq. ft. heating &
cooling. Location 103 20th St., PSJ
(904) 229-8409. By appointment only.
tfc 9/3


SPort St. Joe Lodge No. Ill
0 Reg. Stated Communication
month, 8:00
p.m.,Masonic Hall,
G Wl 214 Reid Ave.
William J. Guilford, W.M.
Bill Jordan, Sec.
Ist & 3rd weeks -Dec.
Alcoholics Anonymous, Surfside
Serenity Group, meets Mon., Thurs.,
Fri., at 7:30 p.m. CST at 1st United
Methodist Church, 22nd St., Mexico
Beach. Women's open AA meeting, 12
noon CST Thursdays.


Catherine L. Collier
Independent Sales
RepresentatSe
211 Allen Memorial Way *
Port St. Joe

AV0on ( ) 29-460


St. Joe Beach. 130 Canal St., 3 br., 2
ba. mobile home, cen. h/a, large car-
port, screened porch, 1/2 block to
beach. Was $46,900 reduced to
$40,000 firm. Crystal Sands Realty,
648-4400. tfc 9/17
St. Joe Beach. Santa Anna St. Vacant
lot, 50x175', in first block from beach,
$35,000. Crystal Sands Realty, 648-
4400. tfc 9/17
Mexico Beach. 508 Cathey Lane. Very
well-kept 2 br mobile home, large wood-
ed lot, cen. h/a, screened cypress
porches, $59,900. Crystal Sands
Realty, 648-4400. tfc 9/17
Mexico Beach. 102 N. 36th St./
Beautiful 3 br, 2 ba. home very tasteful-
ly done, many extras, zoned general
commercial, $195,000. Crystal Sands
Realty, 648-4400. tfc 9/17
WATERFRONT home on 1.5 acres. 3
BR, 2'BA, stucco. Handcrafted cypress
inside. Wewahitchka, 639-2089 or 227-
6259. 3tc 9/17


28'x56' Cavalier mobile home. 3 bed-
rooms, 2 bath on 2.5 acres on the cor-
ner of Timberlane and. Hwy. 71. Any
questions call (850) 639-5117 after 6
p.m. 2tc 9/17
Lot for sale: 145'xl50', high and dry
corner lots on Hayes Ave. & Pompano.
Great Investment. Call 229-8079.
tfc 9/10

GULF VIEW Large mobile home lot In
restricted subdivision. High elevation.,
paved streets, city water & chain link
fence on boundaries. Located on Auger
Ave. and Sunray Court, Beacon Hill,
S35.000. Call Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach, Inc. for further Info. 850-648-
5777. tfc 9/3


DRY WALL REPAIRS, specializing in
water damage on walls and ceilings.
Call Fred. 647-9210. 4tp 9/17
Retired fire captain and wife will do
housecleaning and decorating, yard
work & landscaping and handyman
Jobs. Ken or Ann. 647-3233. 4tc 9/17

BOB'S PAINT &
BODY SHOP
30 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Rebuild Wrecks
Body & Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
MV02522
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzel Ave. Phone 227-7229


N PHIL'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
REPAIR AND REMODELING
(850) 229-6460
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
291i/l7 Licensed and Insured Lic. #RR-0067199


THE CABINET SHOPPE

JEFF POWELL, OWNER OVER 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE
580 Palmetto Dr., Overstreet Phone 648-4088
Port St. Joe,-FL 32456 16 Fax 648-8752


, ,,[ftenton ,,to eta/i
Michael Wood Residential Contractor e 227-1589
SFine carpentry & architect ral details
repairs remodels decks fences
Insured License #RR0067190


Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 509 Fourth St.
Office (850) 229-9292 P.O. Box 602
Home (850) 648-5919 Port St. Joe, FL 32457



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

Office: 850-229-6018
v FAX: 850-229-8976

C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-0-Let
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand
Com lt r potic Service!
Installation Pump-Out Repair


Waterfront home for lease, 4 bd., 2 full
ba., boat dock, boat ramp, 2 fireplaces,
on 4 acres of land on ICW. References &
deposit required. outside pets only.
Available Sept. 1. Call 334-677-6086.
tfc 8/27
Property near Port St. Joe, beaches, and
fresh water, off of Hwy.711n
Wewahitchka. 270 ft. frontage, $18,000.
Call Charlie at 256-753-2583 or 256-
544-1381. 4tc 9/3
Mobile home lot in "Baxter's
Subdivision", 120 Sunray Court.
Unique comer lot cleared, water meter
in place, septic tank installed. Offered,
by Pelican Walk, R.E., Inc., 227-8322.
648-4995. 4tp 9/3
St. Joe Beach. 2 bedroom home with 4
large choice lots, chain link fence,
$185.000. Crystal Sands Realty. 648-
4400. tfc 9/3
St. Joe Beach. Large double wide'
mobile home, fireplace. Jacuzzi.
75'xl50' comer lot, fenced back yard,
with workshop. Reduced to $73.900
Crystal Sands Realty, 648-4400.
tfc 9/3,

House for sale In Weva. 3 bd.. I ba..
kitchen, Ig. den, boat house. 20x24
storage house. Call 639-2850. 4tc 9/3

108 Sunset Circle PSJ
This 2 story, 3 bedroom, 2 5 bathroom
home is newly renovated with many extras.
Custom kitchen, study, living rm, dining rm,
fireplace. Great outdoor living area, covered
deck, summer kitchen, 18'x36' in-ground
pool. This home sirs on 1/2. acre in a great
neighborhood. Very motivated to sell. MUST
SEE! By Appt. only 227-7535. Asking
$139,900.00
Owner-Agent


COINS BY THE BAY!
I buy and sell old coins and paper
money. Billy Stephens, fair prices.
Home 229-8104, Bus. 229-6803.
tfc 7/2


HARSHMAN'S
PAINTING
LICENSED & INSURED
Phone 647-9601
Aip 8/1

Circle S Refinishing
Repair Touchup or Complete
Refinishing. We do it ALL from
furniture to floor. Free Estimates
Ihis orea most experienced refinishers
827-6828 ask for Dusty,


STRICKLAND ELECTRIC
All Type Electrical Work
24 Hr. Service
UC fER0013168 *INSURED
647-8081
ALAN STRICKLAND


Itinerant Maintenance
Including simple pool service and
lawn service. Odd and end jobs.
227-3774
Apartment complexes welcome
(contracts available)
k 9/3


SMALL ENGINE

PARTS, BLADES,

ENGINES, REPAIRS
at Barfield's Lawn 8 1
Garden, 302-4 Reid Ave.
229-2727
New & used mowers & -
equipment.
tc 7/30


High and dry lot on cul-de-sac in
Gulfalre Subdivision. Close to beach,
swimming pool, and recreation area.
Recently surveyed. Phase IV, lot 3 -
$22,500. Call 827-2387. Leave message
If no answer. tfc 9/3
Beautiful wooded acre. restricted subdi-
vision, Whispering Pines in Wewahitch-
ka. 639-3410. tfc 9/8
Lots for Sale: Port St. Joe, high and dry,
ready to build on. no fill needed. Comer
of Palm Blvd. and' 19th Street on canal.
Call Phil 227-2112 or 229-8409.
tfc 9/3,
1/2 acre lots, 5 miles n. of Overstreet
Bridge at Creekview Subd.. with septic
tank & well. S2.500 down. S 132.16 mo.
Call George, 229-6031. tfc 9/3
A nice 3 bdrm., 2 ba. double wide
mobile home on 75x150 lot in quiet
neighborhood on St. Joe Beach. asking
55,000. Call 647-3292. tfc 9/3
,Wanted to Buy: house that needs some,
work in Wewahitchka. Please call 227-
3511. tfc 9/3
Nice 2 bedroom mobile home. fenced
corner lot. low down payment.
Owner/agent, $25,000.647-9358.
tfc 9/3
For Sale: Bayfront house at Cape San
Bias, 3 bdrm., 2 ha., Ig. covered decks.
appliances. Call Phil at 227-2112 or
229-8409. tfc 9/3

246 Pompano St., Highland View.
Nice home on 2 lots. 3 large bedrooms.
completely remodeled, view of bay. no
down payment. low monthly payments.
Call Joan at Crystal Sands Realty.
Mexico Beach. 648-4400. tfc 9/3


Gulf Diesel Service
Diesel Engine Repair
229-8651 or 227-8024
Phone Mobile
OWNER: Ben Sherrill


D&P PAINTING SERVICE
Phone: (850) 229-6683
1 aFax (850) 227-3319 k'
Penny Stump, Owner .
Residential & Commercial
Interior & Exterior
125 Bellamy Circle, PSJ

P ReIdental Custom Wood
Commelclol Indushiaol
A 8 R Fence
Feicg cand Concrete Wlr*
Ablert Flelschrr-onn FREE Estimanes
EIN #593115646 (850) 647-4047

U & enterprises
W BASIC LAWN CARE
We Manicure Your Lawn to Your
Specifications
850-647-5722, fax 647-3870,
Cell 850-227-6738 ft 72


Painting
& Stucco
by DeGraff
Affordable REAL ,
Stucco Work
S'Over 50 colors to choose from.
All Stucco-
No Styrofoam
,Also specializing in:
Simulated Brick
Simulated Stone '
Quality Painting
Call Tin, "The
Stucco Man"
229-8588
8tp 6/2i


T.V. 8 V.C.R. SALES
Zenith G.E. RCA & Magnavox
Factory Authorized Service
We Service What We Sell
Badcock Home Furnishings Center
310 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
850-229-6195


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2 bdrm.. 1 ba.. liv. rm.. den. laundry
room unfurnished, with shop or storage
bldg. out back. 523 7th St.. Port St. Joe.
Call 827-2902 after 6. tfc 9/3'
ST. JOE BEACH. 3 bedroom, 2 bath
mobile home, only steps to the beach.
$46,S00, Reduced to $40,000. Call
Joan, Crystal Sands Realty. 648-4400.
;tfc 9/3


1/2 acre lots on
paved county road,
septic tanks, wells,,
natural gas, ready,
to move onto.
$16,000. Owner
financing with 10%
down. Call Billy
Carr, 227-2020,
647-3381.
.. c 9/3






LICENSE PLATES before 1966. Up to
$600 for county enamel tags 1911-17.
Paying cash. Jeff Francis 813-345-
6627, Box 41381, St. Petersburg, FL
33743. 10tp 7/23




IN THE CIRCUIT COURT rOR GULF
COUNTY. FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO 97-208 CA
BANK UNITED.
PlaintifT.
.vs.
RAYMOND HOLLAND and W[LMA B
HOLLAND. his wife. and UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA
DefendanL,
RE-NOTICE OF SALE


Prudential
mwS Resort Realty of
St. George Island


P ET S RAL STAE EALESATE REA ETAT REL STAErUBLCua .NOTICES


PUKRUANT IU ,Hluub T ER
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure
dated November.21. 1997 and an Order Resetting
Sale dated August 18. 1998. and entered In Case
No. 97-208-CA of the Circuit Court of the
Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf County."
Florida, wherein BANK UNITED, is Plaintiff and
RAYMOND HOLLAND and WILMA B. HOLLAND,
his wife; and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, arei
defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at the front door of the Gulf County
Courthouse at 1000 5th Street. Pon Saint Joe
Gulf Count. Florlda 32457. at 1 00 o'clotk EST
on the 30 day of September. 1998. the following
described property as set forth in said Order or4
Final Judgment. to-wit 'I
LOr 8. BLOCK H OF FOREHAND'S SEC-'
. OND ADDITION TO HIGHLAND VIEW ACCORDING
TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF, ON FILE IN,
THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUrIT
COURT. GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA, PLAT BOOK 1"
AT PAGE 50. (FROM OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK
80. PAGE 198. PUBLIC RECORDS OF GULF,
COUNTY,. FLORIDA.
If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to participate
In this proceeding, you are enuded. at no cost to
you to the provision of certain assistance Please
contact the Court at I9041 229-6113 wihinL two (21
working daN s of %our Receipt of this NoUce. Ii you
are beannr or %oice Impaired call Florida Relay
Service 16o001 9558770
DATED at Porn St. Joe. Florida. on August
18. 1998
BENNY C. LISTER
As Clerk. Circuit Court
By: /s/ T. Knox
-. As Deputy Clerk
2tc, September 10 and 17. 1998.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9798-28
The Gulf Count\ Board of County Commlasioners,
will receive sealed bids from any person. company
or corporaton mieresteid In proridlng the County
with the following ood&/services
One (1) GIS Software Program
Complete bid ,peculfcatons are on file in the Office
of the Clerk ot the Circuit Court for Gulf Count'
Should you have any questions. call Joe Danford at
850-227-3696
Delivery Date must be specified, liquidated dam-'
ages for failure to dellher on the specified date wll
be 825 00 per day
Please indicate on the envelope that thiBs Is '
SEALED BID and include the BID NUMBER
Bids will be received until 500 clock. PM.'
Eastern Time. on September 22 1996 at thde
Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court. 1000 Fifth
Sueet. Room 146. Por St Joe. Flonda 32456'
(Telephone' -850-229 61121
The Board reserves the night to reject any and all-
bids -
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
GULF COUNTY FLORIDA
BY- WARREN J YEAGER. JR '
CHAIRMAN
2tc, September 10 and 17, 1998. .. '


St. George Island .
850-927-2666 800-974-2666

Apalachicola
850-653-2555 888-419-2555


ST. JOSEPH BAY OFFICE
1520 C.R. C-30, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
(850) 227-2000 888-227-2110


INDIAN PASS BAY FRONT
Quality construction with a great view.
4BR/3BA, 2000 sq. ft. Cathedral ceil-
ing, pantry, separate dining room,
balcony, workshop, dock with power
and water. Pretty and private.
$305,000. MLS#1701


HOMESITES
St. Joe Beach,
Seashores: Gulf View.
Ready for building, under-
ground utilities, water and
sewer, 1 block to beach.
$24,500. MLS#2421

Cape San Bias:
Surfside Estates
Gulf side and interior lots with
Gulf access. Great location.
Prices start at $18,500.


MEXICO BEACH
Beautiful, architecturally remodeled
home plbs 8 lots just 2 blocks from the
Gulf of Mexico. Three BR/2BA, 2140
sq. ft. home features a fireplace, din-
ing room, family room, study, Florida
room, large master bedroom w/sitting
area and additional fireplace.
Landscaped, irrigation well.
$410,000. MLS#2268


ST. JOE BEACH
ACREAGE
Approximately 15 acres
of timberland zoned mix-
ed commercial-residen-
tial, just 2 blocks from
Highway 98. Paved road,
480.50 frontage. Excel-
lent potential for develop-
ment. $285,000.
MLS#2614


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