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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: March 18, 1999
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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GCI Needs Trainees
How to Sign Up?-Page 3A

Healthy Kids Insurance
Update See Page 3A

Five Retire From FCPC
Photos on Page 7A


Obituaries


Page 6A


Kelley Spells Out School


Woes


Details on Page 1B


Law Enforcement Reports
Cities, County on Page 7A

Sharks & Gator Sports
Stats on Pages 8, 9 & I10A

Taunton Ladies Champion
Tee Off on Page 10A

School News See Page 5B


Volunteers assist whale in keeping its blowhole above water to facilitate breathing.


32C Per Copy
?9 Plus 3C Tax ... .3 5



Baby Sperm Whale


Beached On C.S.B.

Sometime Saturday afternoon, a baby female sperm whale. approxi-
mately 18 feet long and weighing in at over a ton. beached herself on
Cape San Bias about one-half mile northwest of the Stump Hole.
According to Gulf County Sheriffs Department Captain Joe Nugent.
Gulf World representatives were called to the aid of the whale after units
from the sheriffs office and the Florida Marine Patrol arrived at the
scene.
Ron Hardy. Gull World co-owner, his crew, and 12 to 15 volunteers
worked with the mammal to determine its condition and keep the whale's
blowhole out of the water.
Nugent said the Gulf World team determined the whale was too sick
to save. adding that rescue efforts were further complicated because of
its size and weight.
Gulf World officials determined that the most humane thing to do
was to euthanize the baby whale.
Gulf County Road Department crews buried the whale at St. Joe
Beach Monday after it had washed ashore again, approximately one mile
west of the Dixie Belle Curve.
Gulf World officials confirmed that it was very unusual to find sperm
whales stranded in this area.


City Continues to Pursue $600,000 Stormwater Grant


3-2 Vote Approves Pursuit of FCPC
Wastewater Treatment Plant Fees


Port St. Joe city commission-
ers received bad news concerning
their application for S600,000 In
Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) funds to rework
stormwater drainage In North
Port St. Joe during their regular
meeting Tuesday night.


Grant administrator Julian
Webb (of Julian Webb Associates)
told the board that contrary to his
earlier information, stormwater
drainage projects due to El Nilo
flooding did not receive a high pri-'
ority rating during recent CDBG
funding workshops.


Webb told the board that
since flood water didn't enter
homes In the area, the city's
chances of being successful in
receiving the CDBG grant were
.. slim.
Commissioner Damon McNair
pointed out that rain sewage
backed up into stormwater
drainage systems during the
floods as the board discussed the


possibility that extenuating cir-
cumstances could possibly have
some input when the grants were
evaluated.
It was also noted by
Commissioner Charles Tharpe
that much of the area's flooding
problems are derived from prob-
lems with the Florida Department
of Transportation's stormwater
drainage system along Highway


Work Should Begin In

April on College Expansion
-"".' 5,800 Square F6ot-Addition- to GiutftFianihtinr '


Terry Stryker, band instructor
at Wewahitchka High School. was
named as Gulf County's Teacher
of the Year at the annual dinner
and awards banquet. The ceremo-
ny was held last Thursday
evening with Amy Hoyt, anchor-
woman of Channel 13, as mis-
tress of ceremonies.
Stryker was selected from a
field which included: April
Bldwell. Wewahitchka Elementary'
(See TEACHER on Page 3A)


Gulf/Franklin Center will be expanded, adding more class-
rooms for additional subjects.


Gulf Coast Community
College's Board of Trustees
awarded the bid for construction
of a 5,800 square foot addition to
the Gulf/Franklin Center during
bid openings last week.
Gulf/Franklin Center con-
struction chairman Ralph
Roberson said the board accepted
the bid of Lord & Son
Construction, Inc. (Ft. Walton
Beach) of approximately
$870,000 to construct the addi-
tion.- .
He said construction should
begin next month (April) and
hopefully be completed before the
end of this year.
The construction will include
a 5.800 square foot addition nes-
tied between the administration
building and the lab complex at
the site. It will house a new facili-
ty for practical nursing classes-


including a complete hospital
:room set-up and a multi-use
technical lab complex that will
offer several opportunities for use.
Among the vocational-techni-
cal training trades being consid-
ered are electronic training and
heating, ventilation, and air con-
ditioning.
Required restroom facilities
and additional student parking
are also included in the expansion
plans. .
Roberson also stated that the
new addition would not be suffi-
cient to include all of the vo-tech
training the college plans to offer,
or the current offerings, but other-
-classroom arrangements will be
made for the programs.
Welding'classes are currently
being offered by the college at Port
(See EXPANSION on Page 3A)


98.
:Webb agreed that: those
questions could certainly enter
into the grant selection equation,
but it would be-important for the
city to make those points known
to their state representatives, as
well as the various state agencies
involved in the process.
Mayor Johnny Linton sug-
gested the board set up a meeting
with the Department of Commu-
nity Affairs *and the governor's
office to discuss and explain the
city's needs.
Webb.also told the board that
plans' were moving ahead for
making a ,600,000 CDBG grant
application to rui sewer service to
S a, C s t it ,ii i ^ a '.,j e a r ..J o n e s .
Homestead.
Enterprise Florida CEO
Commissioner Tharpe asked
Chamber of Commerce Executive
[Director Diane Scholz to give the
board an overview of what had
taken place during recent visits
by John Anderson. President/
CEO of Enterprise Florida.
Mrs. Scholz explained that
Anderson had paid a low profile
visit to the community. The visit
was intended to be a fact-finding
mission as Enterprise Florida
evaluated the needs of the area to
develop a better understanding of
the dynamics of the situation.
Scholz also introduced
Bridget Merrill, Director or
Retention and Expansion with
Enterprise Florida. Mrs. Merrill
has spent several days in Gulf
County over the past few months
CONTINUED ON PAGE 6


"It's Not Going To Be A Quick Fix," Yeager Says About FEMA Proposal


: "It's not going to be a quick or
easy process!"
That's what' Gulf County
Commissioner Warren Yeager told
approximately 100 Cape and
Indian Pass residents, realtors,
and property owners about coun-.
tering FEMA's proposed flood map
alterations.
Yeager called the public meet-
ing as a follow-up session to
FEMA's February 10th public
hearing on the proposed map
changes;
Since that time, Chief
Administrator Don Butler, County
Attorney Tim McFarland, and
Yeager have met in Panama City
with U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service, FEMA, and representa-
tives of Senator Bob Graham and
Congressman Allen Boyd's offices
to discuss the county's stance on
the Issues.
FEMA's proposal has the
potential to be a "death blow" to
future development on the St.
Joseph Peninsula. They are rec-
ommending that approximately
one-half of property that was
rated as "C" zone on the Cape be
reclassified to a higher flood, prob-
ability rating.
These same type flood map
adjustments are being proposed
all along the .d astal panhandle
area, but because the Cape and
Indian Pass are under CBRA
restrictions, it affects those areas
differently.


CBRA (Coastal Barrier
Resource Act) designation was
applied to three areas of Gulf
County in 1982-two areas at
Indian Pass and Cape San Bias.
The designation bans federal flood
insurance and prohibits federal
expenditures and financial assis-
tance in those areas.
What all that means to prop-
erty owners affected by the pro-
posed flood zone changes is-
most banks will not likely lend
money to purchase or develop the
property: flood insurance would
have to be purchased from private
carriers, costing several, times as
much, if feasible at all; property
values could fall; and develop-
ment would all but cease.
As property owner Tom
Graney put, it during Saturday's
meeting, "The federal government
does not want you to live on Cape
San Bias." He further stated that
the intent of CBRA designation is
to inhibit coastal development.
Another property owner
pointed out FEMA's proposal is
already scaring off property buy-
ers and has the potential to have
a "big time" effect.
Propose Strategy To Counter
Commissioner Yeager pro-
posed a two fold counter to
FEMA's proposal: (1) organize an
appeal to the flood map's pro-
posed changes, and (2) petition U.
S. Fish and Wildlife Service to
take both the Cape and Indian


Pass off the CBRA list. (This
would lessen the effects, since
property owner-s could purchase
flood Insurance if they were not in,
the CBRA.)
He suggested the first step in
both processes should be to orga-
nize a committee, representing
property owners, to begin plan-
ning the process: and asked Ron
Morrow, property owner, to help
work up a list of committee mem-
bers.
Some of the specifics pointed
out for the flood map appeal were:
*FEMA will allow 90 days
from the time;it publicly advertis-
es the second notice of proposed
map changes for appeals to be
made.
*Gulf County has requested a
60 day extension before -the 90
day appeals window .opens, to
allow both the county and proper-
ty owners ample time to gather
Information.
[Gulf County pointed out that
FEMA has spent four years, since
Hurricane Opal, amending the
maps, but expects property own-
ers to respond within 90 days-
FEMA; further requires only
appeals verified by new data
countering their proposal will be
accepted.]
.*Once the appeals window is
open, property owners need to
submit their appeals to Gulf
.County (which is filing a separate
appeal) because the county is to


forward all appeals. according to the 90 day appeals window opens. .any other information that veri-
FE A uielne..I-,n.-u U 1


FEMA guidelines.
Yeager suggested residents do
this as soon as possible to faclll-:
tate maximum coordination, but,
no appeals can be accepted before


*Flood map elevation changes
will not go Into effect until each
appeal issue has been resolved by
FEMA.
*Land elevation surveys or


ties reasons why. property should
not be re-zoned (including some
of FEMA's own maps, which con-
tradict what they are proposing)
(See QUICK on Page 3A)


Residents of peninsula examine FEMA maps outlining changes in their status.
[INSET] County Commissioner Warren Yeager chairs special meeting Saturday.


TERRY STRYKER


Stryker Named

Gulf's "Teacher

Of The Year"


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@AJ 31


.. The Star

GE TWO THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1999
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Teacher of the Year

AN OLD FASHIONED HAND SHAKE and a pat on the back
are due the six prospective "Teachers of the Year" considered for
the award last Thursday night. The Education Foundation of Gulf:
County hosted its first ever teacher recognition and awards din-'- '
ner, honoring teachers for their efforts and especially selecting the,
district-wide "Teacher of the Year". .
All six candidates were, legitimate teachers ofthe year, but in '
the final selection there could be only one and that one was Terry ,
Stryker, bandmaster of Wewahitchka High School.
Foremost in choosing a "Teacher of the Year", the ones doing
the selecting must consider the instructor's ability to communi-
cate with the student. He/she must "speak their language" and
get their ideas across to the student. This, as well as be well
grounded in the subject to be taught.
IT IS EVIDENT THAT- STRYKER communicates with his
students. He has taken what appeared to be a rag-tag, -seemingly,'
uncaring group of youth, with even less inclination on the part of
the students to field a band, and transformed them into the orga-2
nization it is today.
This polished group of young musicians has been molded into,
the "Superior" organization of;which the'community and the sys-"
tern can be proud.
Some of this building was done at a time when Stryker was
fighting the dreaded big "C" in his life,.so he had definite diffcul-"
ties to overcome in his life as well as in his career.
But, then, that's par for the course on the road to being cho-
sen "Teacher of the Year".
It ain't easy!
WE WANT TO CONGRATULATE all six of. the recognized
candidates from each of the county schools. Gulf County schools
are well represented by a,corps of dedicated teachers who do an
excellent job of instructing our youth in,their matriculation
through the various schools throughout the county.
The past two years have especially tried the teacher corps'
mettle and found it not wanting. The continuously rising test,
scores and the lowest drop-out rate in the state, along with the
highest graduation rate, speaks well for our system and its
instructors. "



We Stand Pat!

., A LETTER RECEIVED THIS PAST week urged us to, change
our position on the county's approving tax incentives for new or
expanding Industries to locate in Gulf County.
Well, we won't
We think it is. necessary to provide additional jobs, to offer the
provider for these needed jobs some reason to consider Gulf
County over other counties as a home for their activities.
It~isn't-as fweare-offerinig.sigh t'inseen, a free ta.x ride"'todi'
and all industry which wishes to consider Gulf County its head-
quarters. We're offering a tool for the county to use, IF IT HAS TOI
The incentive for some lucrative firms to come to a location is
sometimes a tax reduction, not a tax forgiveness. If a prospective,
responsible firm wishes to locate within the county and asks for a
temporary tax break as one of the things which would make up its
mind, we, for one, would favor reducing those taxes for a period of
time until they could begin making money off their endeavor.
THE ONLY WAY IN WHICH WE WOULD oppose such a
measure is if every state and every county in the nation would
adopt the same position. They're not, so we had just as well level
the playing ground by adopting the sainmeattraction offer.
Our letter writer is evidently retired and fairly well off. He has
invested in his own dream of a home on the waterfront and he is
satisfied with things as they are. But, there are approximately
2,000 potential workers in Gulf County who are still struggling"
with making a living. We would like to make it easier for them to
continue to make their home here. We think a tax incentive would-
d o it. .. ... .. ..,.' : .. . '
Tax incentives are nothing new. They have been with us for
decades. St. Joe Paper Company enjoyed one when they rescued
this little fishing village from the arms- of poverty, some 63 years
ago. The people were in favor of the measure then, and we believe'
they are again. "'


Hunker Down With Kes by Kesley Colbert



SWhoa, You Lop Eared ....


"1,)


The great thing about Mule
Day was the crowd noise. The town
would be humming from early to0
late. Now. that may not sound like
much to a T.V.-induced, comput-
ered-up, inter-netted, digital -sig-
nal-surrounded generation ...,,,
But, back when you spent.
most summer afternoons cleaning ,
out the hog pen, pulling wisteria-,
vines out of 'a'falling' down fende
row or watching the pond evapo-
rate :... any kind '6f commotion
was a welcomed interruption. '
,.Come 'bout noon on first
Monday everything around, the,
house stopped. We had to gather
up whatever.we might could trade,,.
sell, swap or brag over and load,It-,
into that '51 Chevy Powerglide-
and ponder the possibilities of;
what you -could "'garner"' If you'
played your hand Just right- ,,'. k'"
See. the thing about Mule Day
was you didn't actually exchange
an-y mules. Oh, they had mules
there alright, but by the time I'
came along in the fifties there was
more talking, bragging and swag-
gering than there was swapping
going on.: Mules' is a necessary'


labor force were by then on the
way out.
But tradition dies hard in little
southern backwoods towns.
We-gathered up just thesame.
Mr. Kitchens would parade his big
grays around like no one there had
ever seen them new Ford tractors.
And Mr. Cunningham had Ike and ,
Mike. 'and he'd announce to one
and all that he'd "come to trade"-'
'course, truth was, he'd a' goone.a'..
got rid of Glen, Ray, Keith. Brent..
Arky, .Trent or Mallon (when it.
came to. children,: Dad said the;
Cunningham.pot "surely runneth
over") as :he had one.- .of those
mules.,; ; : i'
'As'a matter of fact by the time
of this story today a lot of folks had
took to simply calling it First'
Monday. They swapped a ldt' more
kniv s th an mules. It was easier'to
get to town' with a knife'... .. and
you weren't out so much if you "got
took".
I've traded a good luck horse-
shoe for a .magnet. rI've exchanged
a genuine asteroid rock for a dia-
mond tipped glass cutter. I once
gave, Buddy Wiggleton two J.,,W.
Porter's and a Yogi Berra: card,fdr
Ted Williams. To, this day I, still
recall that as one of my best busi-
ness deals ever. .
' I hung around down.,in the,
parking lot behind the ESSO
Station or over by the WW1 cannon
in the square and swapped away


steely marbles, magic nails, buffa-
lo nickels, frogs. cat gut strings .
. mostly getting in return steely
marbles, frogs, buffalo nickels.
magic nails .
It was something to do.
And It sure beat the heck out
of standing around watching Mr.
Mclver and those, play checkers. You couldn't, make
heads nor tails out f ,what they
were doing anyhow. Sometimes
they wouldn't make but five or six
moves and one of 'em would quit!
It was all part of what made
Mule Day MuleDayl ,
'Dad bought Dan back when ;
they had the auction going. .
but that was way before, my time.-,
And Dan was so old that we never:
worked him much' aivmore.'and.
never, not one. time, in. my whole
life, did we take him to town.; Dad
said he was too old to even bother
with. Mom said it would be like
giving up a member of the family.i.

Folks now-a-days don't have a
clue about the 'importance of a
good mule.
'Course, mostly, back then, I
appreciated 'em because they were
a ticket to town once a month. -
Leon saw the whole thing a lit-
tle differently.
He was way,too grown up at:
thirteen or fourteen to be thrilled
over swapping magnets.
He'd take that dime Daddy,


gave us to buy peanuts and a Root,
Beer with .... and he'd high tall it -
out to Mr. Arlo Vaughn's house on
the edge of town. Mr. Arlo was
bedridden and he made a living'
out of selling firecrackers, cherry
bombs, bottle rockets. Roman can-'
dies and the like . mostly to
young, under-aged irhipper-snap- .
pers with mayhem oh their minds.
Leon would sometimes buy a
dime's-. worth of the regular-
Chinese firecrackers, sometimes
he'd spend the w-hole dime on one
cherry bomb. but most often he'"
.would beat me up, take my dime
and get both! '
He'd coerce Larry Blackburn
into' taking out his glass eyve and
letting Larry Ridinger hold it. In
exchange, Larry would let Leon.
borrow his sling shot. Let me tell"
you, Leon, lose in town with a
cherry bomb 'and a slinrig shot Wa
a dangerous commodity!
He'd hunker .'down there'
behind the Park .Theater, light up'
the fuse on that red'shrapnel-like
container, and shoot, it across the.
parking lot In "amongst some of the
finest, biggest and strongest mtles'
in the territory.
Folks, for the next several
minutes, pandemonium reigned'
supreme! ,
It looked like the Calgary,
Stampede. The Charge of the Light
Brigade. The first day of the

(See KESLEY ON PAGE 31


Jimmy McNeil SuggestsANew Way to Express thought, I'f Getting Old"


A NEW WAY TO. determine
my age slot was introduced to me
last Thursday as I attended the
r weekly Rotary Club meeting. It
was given me by Jimmy McNeill,
who has experienced this new age
phenomenon, first hand.
Jimmy, like myself, has real-
ized he is not going to be 40 years
of age, nor a reasonable facsimile,
on ad infinitum. There will come:a
day when we will be forced to
make other arrangements. Unlike.
Kes's column of last week, we
can't go on throwing a baseball
forever, without expecting a sore
arm as a result. There will come a
'time when we will be more like
Joe Dimaggio than Chipper
Jones.
Father Time will take care of,
that; indeed, he already has. Now
the ball is in our court. We just
have to face the reality of it all.
But to get back to the time
designation for folks of our tender
age.
Jimmy defines it as "middle.


ETAOIN SHRDLU


age". ,. ..... .
I thought we were a might
,beyond the landmark where we
could refer to ourselves as "mid-
Sdie age". After all, Jimmy is only
three years older than I, and he
admits to being born in the year
of 1924. According to our. figures
he Is 75. That makes him five
years on the bonus side of the
years God has promised us in the-
Bible.
So, how does that compute to
"middle age?"

I ASKED THE SAME ques-
tion of Jimmy.
"Jimmy, how do you figure


* by Wesley Ramsey


we're, both just middledle age" when
we are. both in our 70s?" I askeo
I' n my most innocent manner.
"Well," Jimmy drawled in his
Sfidian Pais blro'gue, "I'm 75, and
that is right smack in the. middle
,6f 70 and 80. In other words, I'm
Exactly 'middle age'!"
,: The way Jimmy has it figured
out,. it makes sense! He's "middle
age"! I believe it! ,.
S .Maybe. I believe it and accept
his reasoning as the gospel truth,
because, with his manner of fig-
uring age and inserting himself In
the correct age category, I am still
a young man!
You see, I haven't reached


"middle age" yet. I still have three
more years to go before I will be at
that threshold. ,
That should make me feel
better., but somehow, the only. .
reason it adds to my feeling 'of
relief is because I have still hung
around, even after my three score
and ten have passed me by.dCome
Saturday. It will have passed, me
by one more time! I'll .be one year
closer to "middle age"I

NOW, DON'T ALL of you run
.biit to buy me a birthday present.
Wheri you become as close to
"middle age", as ,.I. am, oIne
assumes the position which is
Summon among celebrants of
-golden weddifig anniversaries.
No presents, please! "
In- the fits't plaice, the' present
probably wouldn't fit. The shirt'I
got as a present for my last birth-
day is still laying in my shirt
drawere, unopened; I don't wear
'out as many shirts as I once did.


That's another attribute of
getting near "middle age"; one's
clothes seem to last longer. I don't
, wear them out as quickly, nor do
I seem to get the blotches of ink
Son them that I once did.
S Co meto think of it, however,
as I draw .nearer to the magical
number which places me unar-
guably at "middle age", the more I
could use one gift I might'receive.
If you could locate one soi'eJr
where, you might give me a pre-
scription credit card, if there is
such a thing.' ..

I REMARKED TO a, friend:,
one .,,timie that I seemed to always
have money in my pocket, now
that all my children were grown.
No 'Jonger is it necessary to
buy a -week's worth of groceries
every day. .
No longer is it a necessity to
buy shoes by the dozen' pair, nor
;dungarees every month by the
carton. Socks' don't disappear


over night and the toilet doesn't
stop up once a week,,regular, just
lile. clockwork.
I'm stillsurprised to find that
milk comes in sizes other, than
gallon jugs.
'So, you' see, there are attrib-
utes *to reaching, oi- getting near,
"middle age".

I'M NOT SURE what "middle
age" and beyond, holds for me. So
far, my 'wants' have kept pace
with my 'able to's'. One has
regressed with the same speed
which the other has progressed.
,You can sort of figure out which is
which.
'Just a few kind words, tende"
treatment, a good meal on occa-
slon and a little sedentary recre-
. aticn, is all it takes to make mn
happy as I near the "middle age"
,milestone. Perhaps, when I reach
that magical plateau I'll be so sat-
isfied that it'll take even less to
satisfy me. If so, I say, "Bring it
onl"


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Quick
-from Page 1
can be considered as good appeal
data.
*Gulf' County will also be
requesting FEMA to revisit the
issue and do a more complete
survey of the proposed changes.
FEMA representative, Bob Durrin,
has reportedly stated some of the
methodology used to gatherdata
in Gulf County was not as accu-
rate as that used to review flood
insurance map changes in other
areas along the coast of the
Panhandle.
*Property owriers should
review the proposed map changes
to see how, or if, they are impact-
ed. Maps are on display in the
Gulf County Building/Planning
Department offces at the Gulf
County Courthpuse.
*,.County Attorney Tim
McFarland also pointed out that
FEMA's own slosh models contra-
dicted its data used for flood map'
changes.
Attempt To Have Areas
Of :Gulf County
Removed From The CBRA
-County will proceed with
efforts to have the Cape and two
areas of Indian' Pass removed
from the CBRA.
*Those efforts will require
proving technical errors existed
when the CBRA was established
in 1982. Yeager pointed out devel-
opment and infrastructure that
was in place at that time.
Three subdivisions were also
in. place and had some develop-
ment prior to the CBRA designa-
tion.
.*Yeager emphasized the
importance of writing letters to
area senators and congressmen
supporting both issues and help-
ifigthem understand the Impor-
tance of them.
*It was noted that If the CBRA
were not in place, property own-
ers could purchase insurance on
their land and then the FEMA
proposals would not be as big an
issue.
It Has Been Done Before
Commissioner Yeager told
those present at the meeting that
areas have been removed from
CBRA designation before. He left


Still Openings At G.C.I.


Steve Brumm, Assistant
Director of Gulf Coast Community
College's Criminal Justice
Training Academy, announced
this week that there were still
openings for trainee status cor-
rections officer positions at the
college.
He said 18 slots remain open
for the corrections. class which
began Monday at the :Gulf/
Franklin Center in Port St. Joe.
The college will accept late enroll-
ment for that class: through
Thursday (March 18), and is
encouraging anyone interested in.
the corrections field, as well as
the trainee status employment
option, to contact them or come
by and enroll before that date.
Another class is scheduled to
begin on Marph 31st at the Gulf
Correctional Institute training
facility in Wewahitchka. A total of
24 slots' are available for that


no question in anyone's mind that
it would be an uphill battle, but
there did appear to be several
errors made when ,the. Cape and-
portions of Indian Pass were'
placed in the CBRA.
,,Property owners do seem to
be unified in their stance to make'
every effort to counter FEMA's
flood map proposals and proceed
with efforts to have the CBRA's;
designation removed.
"This is as close as you can
come 6on.this earth to paradise,";
said Kurt Hofer, Professor of
Biology at-, Florida State
University, as he spoke about his
home away from home at Cape
Breezes.


class.
The trainee status positions
are available for any qualified per-
son interested in the corrections
jobs---not just laid off mill work-
ers.,
As explained in last week's
(March 11th) edition of The Star,
the state trainee program will'
include enrollment in the correc-
tions class and employment by
the state, while receiving $833.12
bi-weekly and state benefits, dur-
ing the training program.
After successfully completing


the course and passing the state
corrections officer test, employees
will be advanced to the entry level
corrections officer pay of $885.53
bi-weekly.
GCI will begin phasing in the
newly constructed 1,200 bed
annex addition beginning in May
of this year.
Approximately 150 correc-
tions personnel are expected to be
hired during the first phase of the
annex's opening, with an addition
of approximately 600 inmates to
the corrections unit.


Teacher from Page 1A
School; Judy Campbell, Port St. success in life to the influences of
Joe Middle School; Rodney teachers in his early life. Coming
Herring, Port St. Joe High School from a small school where his
Pam Jones, Port St. Joe principal was also his sixth grade
Elementary; and Charlotte Willis.' teacher, she motivated him from a
Highland View Elementary C-D student to one making the A
School. Each teacher was selected & B honor roll. ,
by their peers as the epitome of 'It wasn't until the 10th grade
what a good teacher should be. that Stryker began his music'
Teaching for 19 years, Stryker career, when he had to learn to
has spent most of that time in the play the tuba because there was-
Gulf County school system. When n 't a. place for a guitarist. He
he began teaching half time in earned a music scholarship to col-
Wewahltchka and half at Port St. legt.
Joe High School, there were only The Teacher of the Year
nine students in the Wewahitchka received a 8750 cash award from
High :School Band. During the Burdines and 8500 from the state
ensuing years, he has instilled a of Florida, and 81.000 extra for
love for music in his students, supplies. Each school's winner
and now fields a 50-60 member received a cash award of $100,
marching band. The band has and '$500 additional 'supply
won a superior rating, the first money. ::
given in the 40-year history of the Scott Herbert. last year's
school. Florida Teacher of the Year. was
In describing his classes as the guest speaker for the evening.
"organized chaos", Stryker cares He teaches fourth grade in Citrus
more about his students than County. With the motto "I shape
subject matter. He attributes his :l the future, I teach." he provided
an inspirational message to the
: educators and others assembled
.. ,-,-'. for the banquet.


Disagrees With Editor's Position


Dear Mr. Ramsey.


r : Your editorial, Thursday
E x a March 4. advocating the passage
Xpa | n sion of the tax incentive is a real dis-
service to the citizens of Gulf
-from Page 1 county.
S St Joe Hjgh School, hi capen-, .Last Fall, Time Magazine had
S ov anplumbsing clauses a- i ''a ,:tfe 9 rt series on the Barlett-
On e offere ldfth.er- tilizing-"- Sreel ereport on "corporate wel-
portable, clasaroomg-(Asome of fare You should make an effort
which are already in use at the to read this report. If you do,
college) or make other arrange- there is no way that you would
ments. advocate passage on any bill
"We do not believe this will be granting tax incentives to any cor-
the end of expansion at the poratons. In fact. you would be
Gulf/Franklin Center. We fully running in the streets shouting
anticipate the opportunity for for it's defeat.
another phase in the relatively Molly Il1ns, probably the
f.ear future," Roberson said. most liberal columnist today, had
l nn nrtit h in the New-, Herald last


Kesley

(From Page 2)

Oklahoma land rush. The last
moments of the Seventh Calvary.
Mr. Cunningham would be rid-
ing Ike, looking for Mike. Checkers
would be filling the air. Women
were holding on to their hats. Men
were running down the sidewalks
twirling ropes. Shopkeepers were
diving into their stores. Mrs.
Chestnut climbed the flagpole.
Leon was by now over on the
front porch 'of Joodrow Kennon's
Dry Goods. ,Mercantile and
Grocery Store wearing his inno-
dent look.
Everybody was enjoying it!
And it certainly gave everyone
something to talk about for the
next month. You might not a' got
the knife you wanted or the bear
claw or the thirty-ought-six shell .
... but you didn't miss the ruckus!
I tell you what, when it came
to "buzzing up the community a
mite", ole Leon knew his.gee from
his haw.
Yours For More Mules,
Kes


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Sunday. Even she denounces
"corporate welfare". Did you hap-
pen to read her column? She
specifically mentions Florida and
why we would want to attract
industry when we are tourist ori-
ented. Arizona is fixing to pass a
bill that would prohibit the state
or any of its political subdivisions
from 6fferLng tax breaks.
The bottom line of the Barlett-
Steele report is that it was a
financial disaster, 'for the states
and towns that participate In tax
incentives. The corporations.
most with millions in profits, were
the only entity that benefited. The
, poor citizen was left to make up
the tax that was lost. ,
While the situation, in Gulf
County is unfortunate, It will. In
time, recover. I found 'myself


unemployed several times In my
fifties and sixties. It was rough,
but the worlds went on and I sur-
vived, so I know a little about
hardship. Also, I grew up during
the Great Depression. Gulf
County will survive also, but not
at the expense of granting corpo-
rations iax incentives:.
Please"do a little research on
this and give us better leadership
from your newspaper.
Regards.
Tom Roper
Indian Pass

Agrees With Writer
Dear Mr. Ramsey,
Thank you for allowing Mrs.
Hodge the recent opportunity to
express her' opinion. I appreciate
her concerns and ,agree that Ms.
Burton has been a very helpful
and caring staff member.
Life Management Center has
provided behavioral health care
services within Gulf County and
other surrounding Northwest
Florida counties for over,35 years.
We are highly dedicated to provid-
ing quality care that is compre-
hensive, affordable, and accessi-
ble. We will 'continue that mission
and encourage clients, as well as
the general public, to offer their
suggestions regarding our ser-
i,, ces.
Sincerely,
Ned Ailes. Program Director, ;
Life Management Center
of N.W. Florida. Inc.


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Cong. Boyd's Rep. in
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A member of U.S. Rep. Allen
Boyd's (D-North Florida) staff will
be visiting Port St. Joe on the
third' Friday of every month so
;that the people of Gulf County will
have the opportunity to discuss in
person issues which concern
them.
A representative of Rep.
Boyd's staff will be at the Gulf
County Courthouse in the down-
stairs conference room from 9:00
to 4i.4,30 a.m.. ET, on ,Friday.,


Awarded Plaque
The Port St. Joe Kiwanis Club recognized the achievements of
Gulf County's Spelling Bee winner, Lanetta Bell, with a plaque. Shown
in the photo above ;are Johanna:'White, Spelling Bee Chairman;
Catherine Barfleld, Port St. Joe Elementary principal; Lanetta:; and
Keith Jones, Kiwanis Club president. Kiwanis Clubs throughout the
Panhandle sponsored the spelling bees.


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department at 227-1276. exten-
sion 120. Thank you for your
patience and understanding.

Meeting to Focus
on River's Status
Concerned area residents are
strongly encouraged to attend a
meeting. to be held in the
Wewahitchka Community Center.
for the purpose of discussing the
environmental problems relating
to the Apalachicola River.
The gathering will be held on
Thursday. March 1I1th. beginning
at 6:30 p.m., central time. For
further information, please call
Marilyn Blackwell at (850) 639-
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Recently several individuals
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coverage for their children
received conflicting letters from
the Healthy Kids and KidCare
Program stating that--'your area
is not currently in an open enroll-
ment period. Therefore, we will be
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has been longer than initially
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their children in this program,
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Nobles,


Ramsey

Engaged
Mr. and Mrs. Teedy Nobles of
Port St. Joe have announced the i
engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter, Missy
Nobles, to Eric Ramsey, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Willie Ramsey also of
Port St. Joe. '
Missy is the granddaughter of '1
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Fleming and Mr.
and Mrs. Bob Nobles, all of Port .
St. Joe. She is the great-grand-
daughter of Mrs. B.W. Wilder of
Port St. Joe and Mr. and Mrs. J.D.
Fleming of Jay.
Eric is the grandson of Mr.
and Mrs. Wesley Ramsey of Port
St. Joe and Robert F. Cantley of
Wewahitchka.
The bride-elect is a 1995 )
graduate of Port St. Joe High
School and a 1997 graduate of ,
Gulf Coast Community College.
She will graduate in May from the
University of West Florida with a
bachelor's degree in accounting.
Her lance is a 1994 graduate
of Port St. Joe High School. He
received an associates of arts
degree in business administration y'
from Gulf Coast Community
College and is employed with The ,''
Star.
An: -August wedding is
planned. Final plans will be
announced at a later date. Missy Nobles Eric Ramsey


Ballroom Dancers to Form Chapter


The United States Amateur
Ballroom Dancers Association
(USABDA) has announced plans
to organize a chapter for recre-
ational and competitive dancers
in the area. A local steering com-
mittee will be formed to guide the
project and enroll members.
USABDA, a non-profit. volun-
teer organization, is the governing
body for amateur ballroom danc-
ing in the United States and has
chapters all over the country. The
basic purpose of each chapter is


Final Plans
Delan'a Linton and Tom
Parker. Jr. would like to
announce the final wedding plans
for their wedding ceremony.
The wedding will take place
on March 27th at Long Avenue
Baptist Church at 4:00 p.m., ET.
There will be a reception following
the wedding in the fellowship hall.'
No local invitations will be sent.
All friends and family are invited
to attend.


to create opportunities for afford-
able ballroom dancing in :each
local community and to educate
the public regarding the physical,
mental, and social benefits of
ballroom dancing.
The local chapter will sponsor
monthly social dances for mem-
bers and the general ,public.
Typically, each dance will consist
of a one hour dance lesson, fol-
lowed by three hours of general
dancing as well as dance demons-
trations.
The program will include mix-
ers and line dances. The chapter
also will promote ballroom dance
training in local colleges and high
schools'. -and will seek- to Increase
the number of business establish-
ments that offer dancing to the
public. Membership will be open
to singles as well as couples.
After the chapter is formed,
plans will be made to arrange spe-
cial low cost dance lessons for
beginners.
Those who are Interested int
helping form the chapter should
call 1-800-447-9047 or, write to:
USABDA, P. 0. Box 128, New
Freedom, PA. 17349.


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Marriage'
Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Tucker
Waller, Jr., of Chipley, are pleased
to announce the engagement and
forthcoming marriage of their
daughter, India Francine, to
David Melvin Witte.
His parents are Barbara
Enrico Whl itehead. of Okeechobee.
and Mark iM. Witte. of Atlanta.
Georgia.
Miss Waller is a graduate of
Chipley High School and Florida
State University, where she
received a degree In English with
Sa minor in education. She cur-
renfly resides In Tallahassee alnd
is employed by the Florida State
University Department of
Athletics.
She is the granddaughter of
Mrs. Dornie \Waller and the late
Herschel Tucker Waller, Sr. of
Chipley, and Mr. and Mrs. Joel
Byron Lovett, formerly of Port St.
Joe, now residing in Chiplev.
Her fiance Is a graduate of
Okeechobee High School and the
University of Central Florida.
where he received a degree In
environmental engineering.
He currently resides in
Tampa and is pursuing a masters
degree in business administration
from the University of South
Florida. He is employed by the
Florida Power and Light Company ;
as the West Coast Environmental
Coordinator.
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evening at the First Baptist
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Local AARP Dinner, Engagement Announced
Entertainment Friday


The St. Joseph Bay Chapter
of A.A.R.P. will sponsor a spaghet-
ti dinner at the Senior Center,
located at 120 Library Drive in
Port St. Joe, at 5:30 p.m. on
Friday, March 19th. The menu
will consist of spaghetti with
sauce, garlic broad, salad, tea,
coffee and dessert.
Entertainment will feature
the Silver Liners dance group.
This is an opportunity for every-
one to visit the Senior Citizens
Community Center and learn
more about the services A.A.'R.P.
offers the community. A donation
is requested-$4..00 for adults,
$2.50 for children aged 12 and
under.
Tickets may be purchased
from A.A.R.P. members, The
Clothes Tree on Reid Avenue or at
the Senior Center on Wednesday
and Thursday afternoons. Carry-
out is offered also. A few donated
tickets are also available for those
adversely affected by the current
economic situation. Call the
chapter in care of Ed or Gwen
Knight at 229-6784 for more
details.

Class of 1979
Reunion Plans
The Port St. Joe High School
Class of 1979 reunion committee
will hold a dinner meeting on
Thursday. March 25th, beginning
at 6:00 p.m.. ET. at Gulf Sands
... Restaurant.
This is a very important meet-.
ing and all members of the "class
are, encouraged to attend. If you
are unable to attend, but would.
like to help in some way, please'
contact Tessie (Williams) Mnrick
at 827-7431 or Cherry (Stebel)
Heape at 271-5098.
This will be a dinner meeting,
and anyone wishing may join the
committee for dinner.

Beach AARP
Lunch Meeting
The Medco Beach AARP will
be holding a corned beef and cab-
bage lunch meeting. Those
attending are asked to bring a
dish to accompany the main dish.
Everyone is asked to take a friend
.:.'a along and have fun, and join in
.the singing of Irish tunes, led by
John Anderson.
> The luncheon will be held in
the Mexico Beach Civic Center (in
back of the Mexico Beach
Grocery) on Friday, March 19th,
beginning at 12:00 CT.

Wedding Plans
Desiring God's will for their
lives,, and believing that includes
each other, Debora A. Matincheck
and Keith W. Butz invite you to,
share in their joy as they are unit-
ed in the Lord, Jesus Chnst on
Saturday the 10th of April at 2:00
p.m., ET, in the First Baptist
Church of Port St. Joe. A recep-
tion will foll follow the ceremony in
Sthe fellowship hall.


Dan Cole of Marianna
announces the engagement of his
daughter, Kim Cole of Marianna,
to Sam Sweazy, son of Mr. and
Mrs, Bill Sweazy of Port St. Joe.
Grandparents of the bride-
elect are Dr. and Mrs. Robert Cole
of Marianna and Nancy Hudson of
Lucedale, Mississippi. She is a
graduate of Marianna High School
and received a bachelor's and
master's degree in geography/
education from Florida State
University.
The prospective groom is the
grandson of Roland and Helen
Sweazy of Burberton, Ohio and
Pelham and Beatrice Revey of
Bayou George. He is a graduate of
Port St. Joe High School and
received an associate of science
degree in business administration
from Gulf Coast .Community
College.
She is employed with. the
State of Florida in Blountstown,
and he is employed with .Early
Childhood Services as an area
manager in Marianna.
The wedding will take place
on March 20th at 6:30 p.m., CT,,
at First United Methodist Church
in Marianna. All friends are invit-
ed to attend.


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St. Joe "Class of 1969"
Plans 30.Year Reunion
The Port St. Joe High gradu-
, eating class of 1969 will have a
meeting on Tuesday, March 23, at
7:00 p.m. at the home of Teedy
and Jan Nobles to plan their 30
year class reunion.
Any class member who is
interested in helping plan the
reunion is asked to be there. Also,
if you know the address of any of
the class members, please call
Jan Nobles at 229-6706 or Cathy
Mott at 227-1313.

Senior Citizens To
Conduct Outreach
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens will lbe conducting out-
reach on Marhi 25th, at the Gulf
County Courthouse in Port St.
Joe from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00
p.m. They will be informing the
public of the many services avail-
able for people 60 and over.


Candice Bright


She's A Beauty!
Candice Bright, daughter of
Dewey and Franci Bright, of
Valdosta, Georgia, was the overall
winner in the 15th annual
Valentine King and Queen Baby
Contest and Beauty Pageant..
The event was sponsored
recently by A lc'Cove-lMiss
S& Cover Boy USA. Candice was
also the 2-3 year old category win-
ner.
Candice's grandparents are
Chip and Ida Garrett of Port St.
Joe, and Randy and Midge Bright
of Valdosta. Her great-grandpar-
ents are Bill and Mary Whitfield of
iort St. Joe, Buck and Janet
Garrett of Altha, and the late
Frances Garrett. She is the great-
great-granddaughter of Mae,
Hicks. and niece ofl Molly Garrett,
both of Port St. Joe


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Important Project
Graduation Meeting
The time for graduation is
drawing near in quite a hurry,
and plans need to be finalized for
the safe alcohol and drug free cel-
ebration of this year's graduates.
Port St. Joe High School's
Project Graduation 1999 parents
will be having a meeting March
22nd at 6:00 p.m. at Active Styles
Beauty Salon located at the Inter-
section of Long Avenue and
Fourth Street in Port St. Joe.
Everyone is encouraged to
attend in order to vote on impor-
tant decisions. For more informa-
tion, you may call 227-3663.
Remember, it's never too late to
show you, care!

Juvenile Justice,
Domestic Violence
Councils Meet Today
The Gulf County Juvenile
Justice Council will be meeting on
Thursday, March 18th, at 4:00
p.m. (ET) at the Gulf County
Library (Highway 71N) in Port St.
Joe. Membership is open. The
public is welcome and is encour-
aged to attend. There is no fee.
For further details and infor-
mation, please contact Don
Washabaugh at (850) 227-7340.
Prior to the Juvenile Justice
Council meeting. the Calhoun/
Gulf Domesuc Violence Council
meets at 3:30. The public is also
'encouraged to attend.

Attention:
Prom Girls
All ninth through 12th grade
girls who have not acquired a
prom dress and would like, to do
so, i can contact Susan McNutt
from Healthy Start in Panama
City_.
She will be offering free prom
dresses to all ninth through 12th
grade girls attending the prom on
Tuesday. March 23rd, from 2:00
to 4:00 in Room 102,, (Mrs.
* Lowrey) at Port St. Joe High
School. All you have to do is find
a dress that fits and take it home.

Boosters Rummage Sale
PSJHS Band Boosters, will be
having a rummage sale Saturday,
April 10. The boosters welcome
any and all donations from any-
one in the comrnmunitNy.
Call Tess at, 827-7431, or
Gale at 647-3535, for any items
you may wish to donate.
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on special assignment to the area.
Tharpe also asked Scholz if
the city board had been involved
in meetings with Anderson. She
explained that only one meeting
was held and Mayor Linton was
invited, but was unable to attend.
Tharpe stated he wished the
city had been represented and
expressed desires to have city
representatives there for future
meetings.
Mrs. Scholz also reported that


Bernard N. Miller
Bernard Nixon Miller, 27, of
Tallahassee died Monday, in
Gainesville, following an acci-
dent sustained while working on
an automobile.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday at Thomasville Road
Baptist Church. Family will
receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m.
Friday at Culley's MeadowWood
Timberlane Road Chapel. A*
memorial service will be held
Friday, March 18, at 3:00 p.m.
in the First Baptist Church of
Apalachicola, located on 9th
Street.
Memorial contributions may
be( made to Bernard Miller
Scholarship Fund, c/o Coach
Jim Sauls, 550 E. Tennessee
St., Tallahassee, FL 32308 or
Pro-mise Keepers., c/o David
Farr Development Department.

Myrtice B. Chason
Myrtice Bozeman Chason, 76,
of Altha, died Friday, March 12, at
her residence. Mrs. Chason was a
native of Georgia and a former
resident of Altha. Mrs. Chason
was a longtime resident of Port St.
Joe, and a retired employee of St.
Joe Paper Company, before mov-
ing to Altha in 1994. She was a
member of the Altha First Baptist'
Church.
"Surivors include: one son. J.
Fred Chason of Columbia, South
Carolina; one daughter, Connie
Godwin of Altha; five grandchil-
dren; and, five 'great-grandchil-
dren.
S Services were held at 2:00
p.m. on Sunday, March 14, at the
First Baptist Church of, Altha,
with R6,. Jim Mcintosh officiat-
ing. Interment followed in New
Shiloh Cemetery in Altha.
Bailey Funeral Home of Altha
was in charge of the arrange-
ments.
Mary Allen Yerkes
Mary Allen Yerkes. 52. of
Ocala, passed away Friday,
March 12. in Ocala. A native of
Bentonia, Mississippi. she was a
resident of Port St. Joe for several
years, and for the past 20 years
had been a resident of Citrus and
Marion counties.
.Survivors Include her hus-
band, James F. Yerkes. of Ocala; ;
one son. Henry McKelvain of
Worcester, Massachusetts; one
daughter. Fay McKelvain of Citrus
County: six grandchildren; and
two sisters, Agatha Blake of
Smyrna. Georgia. and Ruby Pitts
of Wewahitchka. .
Graveside funeral services
were held at 11:00 a.m., 'ET, on
Tuesday at Holly Hill Cemetery.
conducted by Rev. David Nichols,
with interment following.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe.












The classmates and teammates of
Bernard Miller, a 1990 graduate
of Port St. Joe High School, would
like to pay tribute to an outstand-
ing young man. Bernard was an
offensive lineman forth .
1989/90 Sharks which finished
second in the state.
He took the lessons he learned
from family, friends, and coaches
to heart, and used his talents to
help young people. He was a
coach at Leon High School, where
he coached football, wrestling and
weightlifting. He also was a
deacon and Sunday School
teacher at Thomasville Road
Baptist Church, and a member of
Promise Keepers.
Our class and team extend our.
deepest condolences to his wife,
Scarlyte Brannon Miller of
Tallahassee, and his parents,
James and Jeanette Miller
of Eastpoint.


the telephone medical calling cen-
ter looking at locating in Gulf
County was still interested in the
area. Applications for those jobs
can be picked up at the chamber
) office, or for further information
call the office at (850) 227-1223.
The chamber and Gulf
County Economic Development
Committee are also still working
with representatives from Space
Age Board who are looking at relo-
cating.


Services Saturday
P. 0. Box 102001, Denver CO
80250-3001.
A 1990 graduate of Port St.
Joe High School, he had lived in
Tallahassee since 1990. He
coached football, weightlifting
and wrestling teams at Leon
High School, was an Eagle
Scout and played for the
Tallahassee Tornadoes., He was
a member of the Promise
Keepers and Thomasville
Baptist Church, where he
served as deacon and Sunday
School teacher.
He is survived by his wife,
Scarlyte Brannon Miller of
Tallahassee; his parents, James
and Jeanette Miller of East-
point; two brothers, James H.
Miller Jr. and Wallace Bevin
Miller, both of Eastpoint; a sis-
ter, Laura J. Miller of Mobile,
Ala.; his paternal grandmother,
Houston Xuripha Miller of
Eastpoint; his maternal grand-
parents, Furman and Laura
Hughes of Eastpoint; and his
paternal great-grandmother.
Lenora Gilbert of Eastpoint.

Kenneth J. Ardire
Kenneth Jay Ardire, 58, of
Wewahitchka passed away
Sunday, the 14th day of March. at
his residence after an extended
Illness. He moved from Demotte,
Indiana in 1987. and had been a
resident of Wewahitchka for the
past 11 years. He was a member
of the Masons and the Scottish
Rite, and was owner of Dalkelth
Bait and Variety.
He is survived by his wife, Jo
Ann; two children, Kenneth Hugh
,fand Renee Lynn, both of,
Wewahitchka; his mother, Ella
Mae Williams dF Wobdland,
Indiana; three brothers, Dewayne
Webb of Arizona, Lyle Webb and
Eddie Webb. both of Indiana; and
a sister, Janie Cox of Indiana.
He is also survived by his
mother-in-law and father-in-law,
Geneva and Hugh Barfield of
Wewahitchka; a sister-in-law and
brother-in-law, Betty and Richard
Tlllquist; and a niece and
nephew, Dawn and Chris, all of
Chestnut, Illinois.
His other family members
Include a great-grandmother,
Thelma Wood; aunts and uncles,
Wanna and Edward Grace of Port
St. Joe, Clarice and Kenneth
Vessels of Oklahoma. Edwin
(Arland) Wood of Wewahitchka,
and Marvin "Buck" and Brenda
Wood of Cottondale.
The funeral service will be
held at 11:00 a.m., CT, Thursday.
March 18 (today), at the Dalkeith
Baptist Church, conducted by
Rev. Nick Davis and Rev. John
Clennev. Interment will follow in
Old Shiloh Cemetery In Calhoun
County, with Masonic graveside
rights.
The family extends a special
thanks to all the people who
helped out, and to Bay Medical
Center Hospice.
All services are under the
direction of the Comforter Funeral
Home, Wewahitchka Branch
Chapel.


Decide To Pursue Collection
Of FCPC Wastewater
Treatment Plant Fees
Commissioners narrowly (3-
2) agreed to a motion by
Commissioner Tharpe. to pursue
monthly collections for operation
of the city's wastewater treatment
plant from Florida Coast Paper
Company.
Tharpe pointed out that the
mill was under contract to pay its
portion of operating expenses,
and it was past time for the city to
press the issue.
Florida Coast Paper Company
is behind on operational expenses
of approximately $1.5 million to
the City of Port St. Joe. Tharpe
made the motion to require pay-
ments of $130,000 per month for
those expenses, which is far less
than what the contract calls for,
he explained.
The mill also is in arrears
$228,756.34 on bond payments
for the original construction debt
on the plant. *, ,
Mayor Linton and Commis-
sioner David Horton objected to
the motion. Linton stated the city
needed to continue working with
the mill to tryv and help it get back
Into operation.
Tharpe stated the city has
bent over backwards to help the
mill, and he felt its officials
should communicate with', the
board as to what their intentions
are.
Florida Coast Paper Company
paid $150,000 over the past two
months for operational expenses.
Tharpe also discussed return-
ing 16 workers back to work at
the wastewater treatment plant.
In Other Business
*Heard from Bob Kavro con-
cerning a small hydroelectric
power plant his company is in the
process of building in Levy
County. Kayro said he was aware
of the city's economic problems,
and would be interested in dis-
cussing selling power to the city
at a cheaper rate than It is cur-
rently paying.
City Attorney Billy Joe Rish
pointed out the city has a fran-
chise with Florida Power
Corporation so it may be difficult


AARP "55 Alive" Time Has Arrived


St. Joseph Bay Chapter of
AARP is again sponsoring the "55
Alive" driving refresher course.
Have you renewed your certificate
in the last three years? It may be
time to do so in order to retain
your insurance reduction.
In any case, everyone can
benefit from such a course which
is also fun to take. AARP is offer-
ing the two-part course on
Thursday, March 25th, and
Friday, March 26th, from 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. at the Stiles Brown
Community Center, located at

to make the switch.
Mayor Linton suggested the.
board hold a workshop with
Kayro and further discuss the
future possibilities.
*The board had the first hear-
ing on an ordinance that would
. allow light office and service-relat-
ed businesses in the area between
Sixth and Tenth Streets in Port
St. Joe. The board will have the
second reading of .the ordinance
at its next meeting before voting
to .adapt ihe ordinance/zoning
change.
*Discussed contacting FDOT
and requesting resurfacing of
Cecil G. Costin, Sr.' Boulevard;
lowering the speed limit from 45
to 35 miles per hour onr the north
end of the road; and locating red
lights at the intersection of Cecil
G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard and
Garrison Avenue, Cecil G. Costin,
SSr. Boulevard and Long Avenue,
and First Street and Highway 98.
*Nlayor Linton suggested the
board try to help the Port St. Joe
High School track team build
restroom and dressing room facil-
ities at the- track. It was noted
that the city didn't have the
money to do the project, but could
help with labor for construction.
Mayor Linton. suggested that
if donations were made to pur-
chase the materials, and if the
school board could offer some
. help, the project might; could
: ome together.


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Franklin counties are finding
more medical services coming to :
tthe area. Recently Gulf Pines-
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magnet resonance imaging (MRI)'
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in these two counties. In the past.
residents have had to' travel to
Panama City or Tallahassee ,to
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Area physicians are also
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1999 PAGE 7A


(Sheriff's Beat)


FIVE ARRESTED FOR HOME
BURGLARY
On Wednesday, March 3rd,
Serina Hall, a resident of the
Dalkeith area, reported that her
home had been broken into, and a
great deal of property had been,
stolen.
Gulf County Sheriffs
Department Investigators God-
Win, Piercy, and Hightower were
able to gather evidence and devel-
op a suspect by talking with Hall's
neighbors. They were provided
with a suspect vehicle descrip-
tion.
On March 8th, Darrell Vann
(24) and Kendricf Gray (18), both
of Wewahitchka, along with Alex
Castor (20) of Kinard and a 17
year old juvenile, were arrested
and charged With the burglary.
The following day, a second 17
year old Wewahitchka juvenile
was also arrested and charged as
a principal to the burglary.
The sheriffs office reports
that the majority: of the stolen
property has been recovered.
COCAINE SALE TAPED
Friday, March 5th, Robert
Castello, 19, of Wewahitchka. was
arrested and charged with 'the
sale of cocaine. The arrestwas the
result of an undercover operation
during which Castello sold
cocaine to a confidential infor-
mant.
investigators Marty Williams
and Tim Hightower videotaped
the transaction as it took place.
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE
GULF COUNTY JAIL .
.Tuesday.- March 2nd-Joan
Herring, 57 YO/WF, ,of
Wewahitchka, violation ,of
community, control -(forgery and"
uttering). ,'.
Wednesday. MLarch 3rd-L
Louis Lindsey, 26 YQ/WM, of Port,
St. Joe, batten': Darlene Chism.
52 YO/WF. of Port St. Joe. worth-
less checks; Daniel Smith, 40
YO/WVM, of Port St. Joe, prohibit-
ed acts to a vending machine; and
Ralph Toomey,. 74 YO/WM, of
Port St. Joe, prohibited acts to a
vending machine.
*Friday. March 5th-James'
Spann. 26 YO/WM, of
Wewahitchka. failure to appear,
(loitering and prowlLng): Micheal
SHammond, 18 YO/WM, of
Wewahitchka. violation of proba-
tion (petit theft). Jessie Johnson.
Jr. 19 YO/WM, 'of Vewi tiif;hka,
violation of probation (petit theft);
Nathan Pittman. 23 YO/BM. of
Marianna. violation of probation
, (carrying a concealed weapon).
Rodney Broxton. 36 YO/BM,
of Chipley, violation of probation
(forgery and uttering): Charlotte
Johnson, 44 YO/WF, of Bristol,
violation of probation ,(uttering):
Presley Robinson, 22 YO/BM. of
Panama City, violation of proba-
S tion (driving while license sus-:
pended or revoked and two
counts of forgery); and Clyde
McDaniel, 35 YO/WM, of
Wewahitchka, violation of proba-
tion, (purchase of cocaine). ,'
|Saturday. March 6th-Phil
McBrick. 49 YO/BM. of Panama
City, driving under the influence.
SMonday, March 8th-Wayne
Rhodes, 30 YO/BM, of Panama
City, driving while license sus-
pended or revoked and resisting
without violence.
Wednesday. March 10th-
James Blount, 52 YO/WM, of
Pensacola, driving under the
influence and resisting without
violence: and Rnnie Morgan, 44
YO/WM. of Wewah itchka. battery..
Thursday. March 1_1th-
Richard Parker, 35 YO/WM. of
Port St. Joe, driving under the
influence; and .Mark Floyd, 46
SYO/WM, of Howard's Creek. bat-
tery.,
SSaturday. March 1 3th-John
W., Belcher, 45 YO/WM. of
Alabama. driving under the influ-


ence; Russell Miles, 21 YO/WM,
of Wewahitchka, sale of cocaine;
and Robert Shows, 44 YO/WM, of
Highland View, battery.
Tuesday. March 16th--John
Kinney, 20 YO/WM, of Fountain,
violation of probation (burglary,
petit theft and criminal mischief).


PSJPD Report

CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE
OFFENSES BY PD
Wilbur H. Rich, age 52, of
Highland View, was arrested by
Port St. Joe Police Department
Officer Russell Burch on
Thursday, March 11th, for driving.
under the influence, resisting
arrest without violence, attaching
tag not assigned and driving while
license is suspended or revoked.
According to Officer Burch's
report, Rich was stopped for
speeding and erratic driving.
Upon initial contact, Rich identi-
flied himself as James Paul
Blount. ,
Further investigation revealed
that Rich was driving under the
influence, the tag on the vehicle
was unlawfully assigned, he had
given a false name, and that his
driver's license was suspended or
revoked.
SPEEDING, No VALID LICENSE
On Tuesday, March 16, at
approximately 2:10 a.m.. Brian D.
Glllikin, age 29. of Highland View,
was arrested by Officer David
Cross for possessing no valid dri-
:ver license.
According to information
received. Gillikin was stopped for
speeding. Upon further investiga-
d tion. it was learned that he had
: no valid driver license.
WATCH OUT FOR BASEBALL,
SOFTBALL PLAYERS!
The annual "Day of Baseball"
for local youth baseball and soft-
ball leagues is being held on
Saturday. March 20th, from
approximately 8:00 a.m. until
8:00 p.m. at the ball parks on
10th Street in Port St. Joe. ,
When driving through, this
area, please be aware of the
pedestrian and bicycle traffic.
Let's make it a safe and enjoyable
day for all!
The first games of the regular
season will start on Monday.
March 22nd in the afternoon, and-
the leagues will continue to have
-games- Monday- through- Friday--
throughout the end of the season
in late May.

(Beach PD Log)

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR
MARCH 8TH TO 14TH
During the last week, the
Mexico Beach Police Department
answered 98 calls for service.
investigated one burglary, and no
assaults and thefts.
Throughout this same period.
officers of the department investi-
gated no traffic crashes, issued 29
traffic warnings and three traffic
citations.
DWLSR ARREST
S Keith A. Lamothe, of
Clarksvlle, was arrested by the
officers and charged with driving
while his license was suspended
or revoked with knowledge.


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Employees Retire

From FCPC Plant


Five employees recently
retired from Florida Coast Paper
Company. They were honored
for their dedicated service rang-
ing from 43 to 24 1/2 years.


Harry Caldwell retired March
1 after 24 1/2 years. He was a
millwright with the maintenance
department.


Peavy Mims had almost 43
years in service to the local mill
when he retired March 1. He was
an operator in the paper machine
department.


After 4 1 years of service,
Christine Thursby retired as of
March 1. She was a cost clerk in
the accounting department.


H.T. West completed 37 years
when he retired February 1. He
was an assistant turbine operator
in the power department.


Leroy L. Dearinger had 36
1/2 years with the mill when he
retired March 1. He was a ware-
house clerk in the finishing dept.


WANTED
Help round-up the following

notorious Household Hazardous Wastes


71''


PAINT OIL SOLVENT
And gang members Fuel, Batteries, Antifreeze, Lead
Arsenic, Silver, Cleaners, Fluorescent Lamps,
Mercury Containing Devices, Pesticides,
(and other pollutants).

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S round them up and bring them in.
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Trannon Myers, Trint Myers and Warren Bowers


Gulf County's 4-H
Team Places First
The .Gulf County junior and
senior 4-H livestock judging
teams participated in the Wakulla
Youth Livestock Judging Contest
on February 26. According to Roy
Lee Carter, County Extension
Director, Gulf County's juniorr
team placed first among the six
teams competing at the junior
level., ., ,.... ,, :., ; ,
Team members were Trint
Myers, Trannon Myers. Warren
Bowers and Jerome Rouse.
Jerome Rouse was also second
high scoring individual for the
contest.


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The luck of the Irish. I have
It, and most assuredly I got it
from my grandmother Ollie
Bragg. She got it from her mother
who brought a goodly portion of it
from Ireland, and not much else.
when she arrived in America. 'vee
been just plain Irish-lucky to
have such great parents and
grandparents.
Hunters are practicing their
turkey talk in anticipation of the
March 20th opening of spring
turkey season. Now is a good time
to pattern your turkey gun. Try
several shot sizes and pattern
your gun at both 20 and 40
yards.
Patterns vary from shot size
to shot size and even from differ-
ent shell manufacturers.
Experimenting some will give you
the best combination for your
gun.
Freshwater fishing. 4as been
Very, very slow. Weather this past
week has kept most anglers off
the water, and the few who did
venture out reported poor fishing.
Roy at Roy's Hardware in St.
Joe says that fresh and salt water
bait sales are down, but with
crappie, bass. and bream, in
spawning patterns, a few days of
typical spring weather should get
the bite going again.
Lake Seminole. according to
Jack Wingate, is "hotter than a 2
dollar pistol on Saturday night."
In last week's Wingate Invitation
Team Bass Tournament, a total
of 77 boats brought in more than
1,400 pounds of bass in two
days! Even Wingate says that he
hasn't seen it like this for a long
time. The tourney was won by
two :Bonifay boys-Craig
Reynolds and Shane Bush.
Nearshore/offshore fishing
has also had a very slow week.
Weather conditions kept most
boats in port. On the few.days
when a few ventured out, thfinor'-
. ally consistent red snapper
were biting slowly. Apparently
numbers of juvenile grouper have


moved onto the reefs and wrecks
and this has caused the snapper
to move around. Some boats
found them, most did not.
The Panhandle area rarely
has long stretches of poor fishing
weather, but this week has been
one of them. Cold fronts. high,
winds, chill factors in the 20's,
and eight foot waves kept most
sane anglers at home. It's hard to
believe spring is just a week
away. The azaleas in full bloom,
,along with dogwoods and redtips,
assure us that spring has sprung
regardless of this brief setback.
Soon. Spanish and cobia will
be cruising our beaches, and the,
kings, won't be. far behind.. A
report that four cobia were spot-
ted from the Panama City Beach
Pier is welcome news for cobe
hunters. .
Trout are moving onto the'
,lats as are the ever-present red-'.
fish. The spring run of pompano
should start soon also. The fall
run was spectacular and never
really stopped over the winter.'
Catches are still being reported'
by.anglers fishing for whiting.
Pompano have made a dra-
. matic comeback in the last two
years, and action around
Hurricane Cut and St. Joe
Peninsula should begin to heat
up in the next few weeks. Better
fishing-no-the best fishing Is
yet to come. -
The luck of the Insh. No
doubt I have it. At one minute
before midnight, then two years
later to the day and only ,14 min-
U tes apart on March 17-18---St.
Patrick's Day-mi first two chil-
drern were born. No, we didn't.
name them Patty or Patrick; we
named them after their .great-
grandmother. Olie Bragg.
My good luck continues--
they are two of the finest young
people on God's green earth. To
Chauncery (Charce) Bragg Childs
and to Sarah Bragg Childs.
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Gators Have

:WEWA 19, CHATTAHOOCHEE 0
The Gators showed off their
bats Thursday as they hit three
hbme runs to blowout Chatta-
hoochee 19-0. Wewahitchka took
a 7-0 lead into the top of the sev-
enth inning in which they scored
13-runs. ..
Philip Hall went four for five
with two home runs, a double and
seven RBI to lead the Gators on
offense. Kelly Forehand was three
W for four with a home run and four
RBI, while Brandon Jones had a
hqme run and a double with three
RBI. Blake Rish, Justin Miller and
Bradley Shavers each added sin-
gles for the Wewahitchka (7-1).
Brandon Jones (2-0) earned
his second victory of the season
and held Chattahoochee to two
hits. Jones struck-out 12 and
walked three in his seven Innings
on the mound.
"Philip Hall really swung the
bat well, and Blake Rish did a
good job behind the plate," said
Coach Grant Grantham.
WEWA 3 00 30 113-19 13 O0
CHATTOOO 000 0- 0 24
WVEWAHiTCHKA: Brandon Jones and
Blake Rish.
WEWAHITCHKA 11, LIBERTY Co. 2
Wewahitchka's Josh Mauldin
had a pinch-hit grand-slam home
run to highlight the Gators' nine
run fourth inning in Friday's 11-2
vwin over Liberty County.
: Dave Davis (3-1) earned his
third win of the season as he held
the Bulldogs to one earned run
and six hits. Davis struck-out 12
batters and walked four in his
ven innings on the mound for -
e Gators. I
Kelly Forehand went three for
three with a home run and two
RBI to lead Wewahitchka pbn
09 offense. Champ Traylor was t0.vo :
for three.
"Josh Mauldin's pinch-.hit
grand slam was the turning point
of the game," said Grantham.
"pur seniors were the key in the
game. They did all the little things
that you don't see in the box
scores."
LCHS 1 10 000 0-2 62
WEWA 100 901 x-11 9 4
WEWAHITCHKA: Dave Davis and
Champ Traylor.
WEWAHITCHKA 3, SNEADS 4
The Wewahitchka Gators
scored its only runs in the bottom
of the sixth inning when Fresh-


Busy Week On Diamonds
man Brandon Jones hit a three- WEWA 11, BLOUNTSTOWN 0
run home run to narrow the. 'The 'Wewahitchka Gato
Pirates' lead to 4-3. The Gators shutout Blountstown 11-0
didn't score any runs in the sey- ;. Tuesday night's District 3-2
enth to pick up only their second matchup. The Gators (9-2) scorn
loss of the season ,, ohe run in the first inning, four


"Sneads played a solid game
,and -we .couldn't .get the,,big, hit,
when we needed it," said Coach
Grant Grantham. "We left 13 run-
ners on base."
Kelly Forehand (3-1) gave up
three earned runs on five hits and
struck-out seven Sneads' batters
to pick the loss on the mound for
the Gators (8-2).
Kelly Forehand went two for
three with two doubles to lead the
Gators. Brandon Jones had a
three-run home run. while Blake
Rish and Josh Mauldin each
added a single.
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WEWA 000 003 0- 3 5 1
WEWAH[TCHKA: Kelly Forehand and
Champ Traylor.


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the second and six in the fourth.
.. DaverDavis (4- 1) tossed a one-
hit shutout to pick up the win on
the mound for Wewahitchka.
Davis struck-out 11 batters and
walked two.
Brandon Jones went two for
three with two doubles and two
RBI to lead the Gators. Josh
Mauldin had a three-run home
run, Philip Hall had a double and
two RBI, while P.J. Addison. Chris
White. Blake Rish and Kelly Fore-
hand each added singles.
"It was a good district win for
us," said Grantham.
BHS 00000 O 1 3
WEWA 140 6x -11 8 0
WEWAJ-IITCHKA: Dave Davis and
Champ Traylor.


DCA Offers Community

Services Outreach Program


According to Veterans
Service Officer Bo Williams, the
Department of Community Affairs
has recently initiated a
Community' Services Outreach
program.
This program 'is meant to'
offer, but is not limited to, assis-
tance to anyone affected by the
mill shutdown and the surround-
ing Firancil-~dtfieutJes that it-
has brought'upon the comrhuni-
ty.' Services will be administered
to qualified applicants only.
Services that will be available
upon Lqualification of applicants'
are as follows: food vouchers:
child care assistance; mortgage
payment; utility payment; emer-
gency health care; energy pay-
ment; weatherization; clothing;
veterans benefits; KidCare (health
insurance); prescriptions; rent
assistance: home repair; and
credit counseling. '
In order for all of these bene-
fits to be fulfilled. a number of
agencies'are assisting the pro-
gram with their particular spe-
cialty. They include: Catholic
Charities; community action
agencies: Gulf County


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Services; Gulf County Veterans
Services; Gulf County Senior
Citizens Association; .Healthy
Start Coalition (KldCare): United
Way Information and Referral;
and the Salvation Army.
These-benefits are intended,
but not limited to, anyone affect-
ed in the community as a result of
.. th_ ruil shiutjdowri.. lhijs also.
`.*includes, but is -not limited to,
anyone laid off from ajob that can
be attributed to the financial rip,,,
pie affect that has come upon the
community.
If you feel you qualify. stop by
the Gulf County Court House on
March 18, from 10 a.m. until 2
p.m., ET. You will need to bring
along a picture ID, social security
cards and proof of income for all
household members, and past
due notices for rent and utilities
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WHS JV Cheer

Squad Members

Attend Banquet
The Wewahitchka High
School junior varsity cheerleaders
and competition team recently
celebrated the 1998-99 season
with a banquet held at the home
of Billy and Jan Traylor. They
were treated to grilled chicken
cooked up by Bill Sumner, and all
the trimmings.
In attendance were the par-
ents of the cheerleader team, and
special guests,. Principal Larry
Mathes and wife Verna, Dr. Bill
Truby and wife Sherry, and Coach
Grant Grantham.
Micah Peak, sponsor, award-
ed each team member a trophy
resembling their 1999 Cheerlea-
der of America Championship tro-
phy placed in the trophy case at
WHS. Each cheerleader was also
' given a trophy for their hard work
in this past season.

Gulf Rifle Club

Rifle Matches
Gulf Rifle Club will hold two
.separate .22 rifle .benchrest
matches on Saturday morning,
March 20th. Registration and set-
up will start at 8:30 and the first
match, an ARA-50 match, will
start at 9:30.
The ARA-50 match is a preci-
sion bullseye match fired with the
rifle supported on a benchrest. A
target with 25 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 rifle weight,
scope power or grade of ammo.
After the completion of the
ARA-50 match a modified IR.,
50/50 match will be shot. This
match consists of a target with 25
bullseves placed at 50 yards from
the firing line. The rifle will be
restricted to a sporter type .22
rifle with a weight limit of 8.5
,, pounds.
Scope power cannot be set
greater than 6.5 power and the
cost of the .22 ammo cannot;
exceed $2 per box. Just about any
good squirrel rifle will work in this
match and by limiting the cost of
the ammo,, anyone can afford to
shoot this match.
Last Saturday. the club held.
its monthly .22 nmfire bullseye
and hunter pistol metallic silhou-
ette matches. The bullseye match
had 12 entries, and' Robert Gay
,vwon the match with a score of
824-15x. Houston Whitfield was
second with 759-6x; Bobby Gay,
third with 721-6x; and Dale
Marshall, fourth with 688-3x.
The metallic silhouette match
also had 12 entries, and Bobby
Gay won the match by knocking
down 20 targets. Whitfield was
second with 14, and Calvin Dean
was third with 13. Ken Bauman
and Dale Marshall were tied for
fourth place with' eight targets
each. Bauman won the tie-break-
er to claim the fourth place tro-
phy.
All local shooters are invited
to any of the weekly matches.
Membership is not required to ,
participatet. No entry fees are
charged for shooters under the -
age of 18. For information about.
the matches call 229-8421 or
639-2667.


Members of the JV cheerleader squad and competition team,
from left, are Chris White, Cerrelle Hanes, Mona Adkins, Heather
Vertrees, Christi Ward, Monica Zito, Laura Husband, Jana Traylor,
Kelli Jackson, and Judith Husband.


Special awards announced,
that were voted on by the team,
were: "Most Spirited" to Jana
Traylor; "Most Improved: to
Monica Zito; and "Best Overall" to
Cerrelle Hanes.
Mrs. Peak surprised the team
with a chauffeured limousine trip
to Panama City Beach following


the banquet.
Members of the team are
Christina Ward (Captain), Jana
Traylor (Co-Captain), Judith
Husband, Monique Adkins, Kelli
Jackson, Cerrelle Hanes, Monica
Zitot Laura Husband, and Chris
White and Heather Vertrees (com-
petition team members).,


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board will
meet Tuesday, March 23, 1999 at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., in the
Gulf County Commission. Meeting Room at the Gulf County
Courthouse to discuss and possibly act upon the following:
1) Approve Minutes February 23, 1999 '
2) Preliminary Plat Approval -Summer Place
3) Final Plat Approval Treasure Island Subdivision
4) Variance Sunset Bay Subdivision
The public is encouraged to. attend andibe. heard on these mat-
ters. Information prior to the meeting can be obtained from the
Plan ning/Building Department/Chief Administrator's Office,
(850) 229-6111. Ic,c, I Maech 18 1999.





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PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF THE FULL COST OF SOLID WASTE
MANAGEMENT (IN COMPLIANCE WITH DER 17-708)
YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 1998


I. TOTAL COST
1: Residential:
a. Collection
b. Recycling
c. Disposal

Total residential'

2. Non-Residential:
a. Collection
b. Recycling
c. Disposal

Total non-residential


Direct
Cost


$ 202,727
4,279
0

207,006


$ 71,229
1,503
0

72,732


Total residential and non-residential 279,738


Number of
Customers


II. COST PER CUSTOMER
1. Residential:
a. Collection
b. Recycling
c. Disposal

2. Non-Residential:
a. Collection
b. Recycling
c. Disposal


Indirect
Cost


$ 10,306
218
0

10,524


$ 3,621
76
0

3,697

14,221


Total
Cost


$ 213,033
4,497
0

217,530


$ 74,850
1,579
0

76,429

293,959


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Customer


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1,248
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Day of Baseball


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the difficulties of checking the prescription files for
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Lady Sharks Win Three


PORT ST. JOE 12, RUTHERFORD 7
SATURDAY, MARCH 13
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
knocked off Rutherford 12-7 in
Saturday's Bay High Health
South Weekend in Panama City.
The Lady Sharks trailed 5-2
after one Inning of play, but
bounced back to score three runs
in the bottom of the second. to tie
the game at 5-5. Both teams
scored one run in the third and
fourth.innings, before Port St. Joe
scored four runs in the nfth, and
one in the sixth, to pull away.
Bonnie Belin (4-1) earned her
fourth victory of the season, as
she held the Lady Rams:to three
hits. Belin struck out two, walked
six, while facing 29 batters in her
seven innings on the mound for
Port St. Joe (5-3).
Katie Kilboum, Julie Lanford,
Bonnie Belin. Neikole Royster and
Megan Johnson each had one hit
for the Lady Sharks. Kilbourn
also had two RBI.
RUTH 50 1 100 0- 7 3 5
PSJ 2341 141 x-12 5 5
PORT ST. JOE 20. BAY IIGH 3
SArURDAY, MARCH 13
The Lady Sharks put together
12 hits and took advantage of five
Bay High errors for a run-rule
shortened 20-3 victory in the Bay
High Health South Weekend.
Port St. Joe jumped out to a
9-0 lead after the first inning, and
scored 10 more runs over the next
two innings to put the game out of
reach.
Katie Kilbourn and Megan
Johnson each had three hits to
lead the Lady Sharks on offense.
Kilbourn had four RBI, and John-
son had two.'
Kilbourn (2-2) pitched the.
last four innings to record the win


for Port at. Joe (6-3). She gave up,
four hits and struck out one bat-'
ter.' Bonnie Belin struck out one
Bay. High batter in the first
inning. ,
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/BHS 020 'O1x x-3 4 5

PORT ST. JOE 16, RUTHERFORD 6
MONDAY, MARCH 15
Port St. Joe improved to 7-3
on.the season with Monday's 16-6
five-inning victory over Ruther-
ford. The Lady Sharks scored two
runs in the first inning for a 2-1
lead, and added 14 more runs in
the second to extend their lead to.
16-1.
Bonnie Belin (5-1) gave up
eight hits, five walks, and struck-
out one to pick up the win for Port
St. Joe (7-3J.
Belin and Nelkole Royster
each had a single and a double to,
lead the Lady Sharks on offense.
Belin had two RBI, and Royster
had one.
"Since basketball is over, we
now have all of our. team togeth-
er," said Head Coach Jim Belin.
'They are a very, good group of
girls that can hit." ,


PSJ
RUTH


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Club Holds Tourney
The Nature Walk Golf Club
will host a Junior Golf
Tournament on March 29. Tee
times will begin at 8:00 a.m. for
players 18 years and 'under.
The entry fee' is $18. You
must submit your entry by March
26. Entry forms are available at
The Nature Walk in Lynn Haven.
Foi more information, call Lee
Anderson at (850) 271-2842.


Port St. Joe Dixie Baseball-
League's first pitch of the season
will cross home plate this
Saturday, March 20th, at the
youth complex between Eighth
and Tenth Streets, and the boys'
field on Gautier Memorial Lane, in
Port St. Joe.

The initial toss will be-
launched at 8:30 a.m. from atop
the major league mound to offi-
cially begin the 1998 Day of1
Baseball and ensuing regular sea-


Sharks Spli
PORT ST. JOE 9, STANHOPE, AL 3
SATURDAY, MARCHl 13
The Port St. Joe Sharks
improved to 9-2 with Saturday's
9-3 victory over Stanhope. Alaba-
ma In the Bay Spring Sports
Weekend at Bay High School.
The Sharks .scored two runs
in the bottom of the first Inning
and four in the second to take a 6-
2 lead after two innings of play.
They added three more runs in
the sixth inning for a 9-3 lead.
Ryan Stephens (3-1) allowed
just one earned run on three hits
arid one walk, to pick up the win
for the Sharks. Stephens struck
out six batters in his six Innings
on the mound. Stephen Lowrey
walked one batter in one inning of
relief.
Jacob Tankersley went three.
for four with three singles to lead,
the Sharks at the plate. Ryan
Stephens was two for three with
three RBI, and Jim Faison went


son play.
. The Day of Baseball has been
held annually for many years as a
fundraiser for the local league and
a chance for the young men and
ladies to "get their feet wet" [hope-
fully, not literally] in the practices
of teamwork and sportsmanship.
Traditionally,: it is held on the
Saturday preceding their regular
season schedule.
Exhibition games for all age'
groups, from 5-year olds to 14-
year olds, will be played through-


out the day with
ning at 8:30 a.m.,
The nightcap
scheduled to star
7:30 p.m., E.T., at
field [adjacent to S
featuring four team
olds; one new e:
was added this yea
As always, the
players will be op.
sion stands at bol
the day. On sale
ment will be ham


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two for three with two RBI. Matt
Terry. Ashley Stephens and Matt
Caswell each added one hit. Terry
had two RBI.
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The Sharks were down 5-3
going into the top of the seventh
inning. and only managed to send
one runner across the plate, as
they fell 5-4 to Saint Paul, Alaba-
ma.
"St. Paul was ,as good as any-
body we've seen since Apopka a
few years ago," said Head Coach
Buck Watford. "Our kids played
well enough to win, but .we had a
bad second inning."
Ashley Stephens (2-2) allowed
only two earned runs on seven


hits and two walk
loss on the mound
Stephens struck
in his seven inning
Ryan Stephen
four at the plat
Sharks on offense
sley, Matt Terry, '
each had one hit
(9-3).
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like that, but ou
that they could pl
they face," said We
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Ryan Stephens.

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The 1999 St. Joseph's Bay'
Country Club Ladies Champion-
ship was held on March 12 and
13. Hilda Massey and her com-
mittee, Alice Thomas and Jeail
Gander, made this year's tourna-
ment a great success.
The Ladies Golf Association"
would like to Congratulate Shin
Taunton on her victory and hopes
she enjoys her year as champion.
Taunton was really on her
game., shooting a low gross score
of 168 (low net of 136) for two
days of golf. This is the lowest
gross score a champion has had
in several years. .
Margie, Ely followed in the
championship flight with a low
net of 138. 2nd low net was won
by Dorothy Barlow with a low net
of 140 and 3rd low net was won
by Karen Hanson with a 144.
1st flight winners were Alice
Thomas,: 1st low net of 134; Helen
Prophater, 2nd low net of 136;
and Helen Quackenbush, 3rd low
net of 142.
2nd flight winners were Anh
Jannetta, 1st low net of 134; Eda
Ruth Taylor, 2nd low net of 142;
and Virginia Harrison. 3rd low net
of 145.
After play on March 13, prizes


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The Port St. Joe High School
boys' varsity golf team was tri-
umphant in a recent match with
R.F. Monroe High School in
Quincy.' In an 18 hole match held
on March 12th at St. Joseph's
Bay Country Club, the team had a
combined score of 347 to
Monroe', 356.
For Port, St. Joe, 'Buddy
SMongold posted an 81 and J-.R.
Leslie carded an 82: Medalist fo6r
R.F. Monroe was J. Suber with an
84. '
- The next golf match will be
held on March 23rd when both
the boys' and girls' teams will
travel to Wildwood Country Club
for a match with Wakulla County
High School.


were awarded to all winners.
Margie Ely was awarded a lovely
prize and her name will be
inscribed on the Jean Atchison
Memorial Putting Trophy for
fewest putts (54) for the tourna-
ment.
The champion, Shin Taunton,
received a beautiful set of crystal
candlesticks. Her name will be
Inscribed on the championship
trophy in the clubhouse.
A fine luncheon was enjoyed
by all players on Saturday after
play.

Contributions to
Tiger Sharks' Rings
The Port St. Joe High School
basketball Tiger Sharks have
done it again. The community's
financial support is needed to
purchase state championship
rings for these young men, coach-
es and support staff.
An account is open at
Citizen's Federal Bank under the
name of. "Port St. Joe High
Basketball". Donations may also
be made at the high school.
Coach. Eppinette' may be
reached by calling the Port St. Joe
High athletic department at 227-
1387. Fund raising and support
will be greatly appreciated.
If additional information is
needed. please call Deborah
Crosby at 229-8983. Let your
Tiger Shark pride stand tall for
the 1999 Class 2A .Basketball
State Champions.

Little League
Football Plans
The Little League Football
program of'Port St. Joe is plan-
ning its second organizational
meeting.
The meeting will be. held
Thursday, March 18th', at 8:00
p.m. at the Stac House, located on
8th Street in Port St. Joe. The
meeting will include discussion of
plans for the inaugural season for
fall 1999.
Everyone interested in this
program is encouraged to attend
this meeting.

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burgers (fresh the south Gulf County area.
Local businesses ;who are
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,a m are: Arizona Chemical. Euzzett's
s, to record the Drug Store, Campbell s City
Sfor the Sharks. Drugs, Carpet Country,, Coastal
five batters Service Company.' Steve Brant's
out five batters Roofing. Sharon's Cafe and
5s. Wewahitchka State Bank.
s went two for Other sponsors are: Capital-
e to Tlead the City Bank, J. Patrick Floyd, P.A.,
Jacob Tanker- nMaterial Transfer. Inc., Rich's-
and Jim Faison 1.G.A., St. Joe Natural Gas
for Port St. Joe Company. CT Com. Active Styles
Beauty Salon, I.B.S.. Gullf
ate to lose one Fabricating, Linda's Restaurant.
r kids showed The Star Publishing Company,
ay with anyone Cox Associates. Discount Auto
afford. Parts, Piggly Wiggly, Athletic
S0 1 4 53 .House, and Strickland Electric.
D x 7 The regular season games for,
1 x- 7 '7 3 the Port St. Joe league will begin
ley Stephens and .on Monday, March 16th at 5:30
p.m. It will continue on every
I-j Tweekday for the next 10 weeks at
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PSJ final four Arizona Chemical vs., Steve
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crowd had one. at 3:00.
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tyllis Altstaetter, vs. GT Corn at 8:45: Game s2 St.
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s to the crowd. 10:45; Game #3 Legal Lasers Vs.
Mari Harrison, M.T.I. at 12:45: Game #4 1.G.A.
d Kip Altstaetter vs. Capital City Bank at 2:15:
utions to offset Game #5 GT Corn vs. Legal
akers. Lasers at 3:45; Game #6 M.T.l.
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t McNelll's Raw' Game # I Active Styles vs.
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St. Joe Papermakers Credit Union


St. Joe PaperMakers Federal Credit Union members are shown collecting doorprizes. A vari-
ety of items were given away at the annual meeting Tuesday, March 9. The meeting was
held in the Port St. Joe High School Gymnasium.


Reports Mo
Wesley Atkins reported a
modest growth, in spite of eco-
nomic conditions, for St. Joe
Papermakers Federal Credit
Union at its annual meeting last
Tuesday evening.
Gross income was down
slightly, by S27.961. but the net
income figure was" up by
9506.562 for a healthy increase.
In other key indicators, the
credit union set aside nearly a
million dollars less in the past
year for regular reserves than it
did in the previous fiscal year and
its undivided earnings were
increased by S236.983. "We used
some of our regular reserves to.
offset losses we might have
incurred." Atkins stated.
The cash base of the financial
institution showed a growth in
".assets by S206,7S5, to a total of
S34.314.996. The number of
members. ATM and VISA card
' holders continued to increase.


Gulf Coast Electric Coop Sends Youth to Washington


On February 25, Gulf Coast
Electric Cooperative (GCEC) held
its annual Washington Youth
Tour Contest at its headquarters
in Wewahitchka. This annual
event is sponsored by GCEC with
the help of many local volunteer
fire departments and civic organi-
zations.
Each year GCEC sends out
letters and applications to each
organization requesting them to
choose an eleventh grade student
candidate that lives in Gulf
Coast's service territory that goes
over and beyond the call of duty
in his/her respective communi-
ties.
"The past few years we have
had some of the brightest and
most outgoing students compet-
ing for a chance to go to,
Washington, D.C., and this year
was no different," stated Michael
White, manager of marketing and
member services.
The contestants chosen this
year were from different areas in
Gulf Coast's EC six county service
territory. The candidates were
given study materials about the
rural electrification movement
and GCEC in general.
Theetudy material was 'used


to prepare them for an oral inter-
view with a panel of three judges
all from the electric cooperative
Industry. The three judges scored
each candidate on poise, the abil-
ity to communicate, knowledge,
and community service.
This year's two winners were
Joni Whittington and Matthew
Emory.
Joni Whittington was spon-
sored by the Wewahitchka
Volunteer Fire Department.
Whittington is a student at
Wewahitchka High School where
she maintains a 3.7 GPA.
She is very active in many
leadership roles including: vice-
president of the National Honor
Society; parliamentarian of the
Student Government Association;
and junior class secretary.
Whittington also participates in a
highway clean-up drive and has
helped with the American Red
Cross. ,
Matthew Emory is the other
Youth Tour Winner that was
sponsored by Bayou George
Volunteer Fire Department.
Emory is an A & B honor roll stu-
dent at Bay High School, where
he is a member of the baseball


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Emory has helped in Vacation
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Baptist Church for several years.
In addition, he has served as vice
president of the Fellowship of-
Christian Athletes at Bay High
School. "
'Each will go to the nation's
capitol June 19th through 24th-
on an all expense paid vacation.
There they will join 1.000 other
eleventh grade students from all
over the nation representing other
electric cooperatives.
During their stay in
.Washington, they will visit many
of the historical sites and have the
opportunity of meeting many of
their congressional government
officials.


"The Washington Youth Tour
Contest is a great opportunity for
many local students to have a
chance of being rewarded for
being a vital component in their
communities. The trip also gives
the students a sense of being, and
actually shows them what the
red, white and blue stands for,"
added White.
: Each candidate in the compe-
tition automatically won an all
expense paid trip to Tallahassee
for a few days to witness the
state's government in action.
Gulf Coast Electric Coopera-
tive is a local owned cooperative
serving more than 16.300 mem-
bers ;in Bay, Calhoutn, Gulf,
Jackson, Walton, and Washington
counties. .


Bobby Bowden Golf

Tourney/Dinner Dance


dest Growth for Year Past


Atkins stated, "Financial
institutions with a 6.5 to 7.0 per-
cent equity ratio are considered to
be stable institutions. Your credit
union has a 14 percent equity.
That should give you some peace
of mind abut the stability of this
credit union."

The membership re-elected


Harry Lee Smith as chairman of
the board of directors and Larry
Bateman to the ,board. The
remainder of the officers were re-
elected.

The $350.00 gift certificate
door prize was awarded to Joyce
Gainous and the 25" color TV was
awarded to Mrs. Jean Stephens.


Jerry Kelley Spells


Out Schools' Financial


Woes to Rotarians


S Jerry Kelley. Gulf County's
'Superintendent of Education.
spoke to the Rotary Club last
Thursday. telling the club mem-
bers. "1 just came here today to
put any rumors you might hear,
- to restl" : .
Then, he proceeded to tell the
club that things with the school
system are getting 'hairy' and the'
school board is attempting to
draw the state into the picture, to
provide more funding than the
system has received in the past.
,.:Kelley said the school man-
agement is notifying the state offi-
cials that the district is currently
receiving a budget reduction of
S597,667. Projections for 1999-
2000 are for 223 students less
than 1998-1999. This will result
in a further reduction of approxi-
mately $699,000 for school year
1999-2000.
Special senate bills have
made up a portion of this short-
fall but the special act only covers
the one current year. The school
board is asking that it all be done
over, next year.
Their letter, to the Florida
Senate puts Gulf County's school
needs at $1.9 million dollars.
This is to cover nonpayment
of taxes by Florida Coast Paper
Company for the current year and
next year. These taxes reflect 28
percent of the school revenue,
directly. The other shortfall. like
less students attending for aver-
age daily attendance payment and
other tax reductions, make the
picture even worse. -.
The letter says, "Cash flow in.
May [this year] will: not be avail-
able to pay existing contracts for
salaries Iwhich require approxi-
mately 75'%b of the total budget.
The district's letter to the
Senate ends with this observa-
tion, "There appear to be no quick,
fixes, nor easy answers .for Gulf
County; however, with your con,-
tinued support and leadership we
will meet the enormous chal-
lenges'facing our district".
A sort of "by-product" of the
economic reduction Is the sales


tax revenue to pay for the ne%/ ele-
mentary school classrooms'. This
income has been reduced from an
Income of S30,681, in the month
of November. 1997 to S20.793 for
the month of November. 1998. a
reduction of $10,000. .
Jobs lost by Gulf County,
resulting in loss of payroll; has
been 1.519 as of February 4,
1999. This does not include loss-
es due to the net ban. nor tempo-
rary job cuts as a result of the
other losses.

Free Fishing

Days April 3, 4
The Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission (GFC)
has designated Easter weekend
as "Free Fishing Days" in Florida.
On April 3rd and 4th. anyone.
Including non-residents, can
sport fish in any public freshwa-
ter lake or river in Flonda without
a fishing license.
"The free, fishing 'weekend
provides anglers an opportunity
to experience Florida's extraordi-
nary fisheries." Ed Moyer, director
of the GFC's Division of Fisheries,
said. "It also can serve as a
reminder to those who haven't
been fishing in a while that it is a
healthy, fun. outdoor experience."
SDuring the free fishing period.
all other fishing laws and regula-
tions will remain in effect. A copy
of the Florid Sport.Fishing Guide
and Regulations Summary is
available free from any fishing
license vendor or GFC office.
In 1989, the Florida
Legislature authorized the GFC to
designate two days each year as
free fishing days. Since then, the
GFC has set aside two days in
June dunng "National Fishing
Week" as a free fishing weekend.
"Moving the free fishing week-
end-from June to April will enable
people to fish in cooler weather
and to take advantage of spectac-
ular spring fishing in Florida,"
Mvoyer said.


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The Panama City Area
Seminole Club will hold the annu.-
al Bobby Bowden Golf
Tournament and Dinner/Dance
on Friday, April 16. The tourna-
ment will be held at the Panama
Country Club with tee-off at 9:00
a.m., CT.
The entry, fee is $50 for club
members and 865 for non-mem-
bers. The format for the tourna-
ment will be team point handicap
system. ,
The dinner/dance will be held
at the Sheraton Four-Point,
Boardwalk Beach Conference
Center. The door will open at 6:00


ANNUAL DISTRICT 3 1


SPRING CLEAN- UP

The Annual District 3 Spring Clean-Up will begin

Monday, April 5, 1999. All items must be placed on
the right-of-way by Friday, April 2, 1999. The clean-

up will begin in Highland View, through the Beaches to
the county line (CR 386), Port St. Joe, and White
City. This is a one time pick-up-NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

All items must be separated (i.e. white goods, wood
products, yard debris, etc.)
PLEASE, NO HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE

If you have any questions, please contact the Gulf

County Commission Office at (850) 229-6106.


S4tc, March 4, 11, 18, and 25, 1999. Tommy Knox, Chairman/


p.m. and the program will begin
at 7:00 p.m. Tickets to the dinner
are S25 for club members: S30 for
non-members.
For mor6 information, call the
FSU Panama City Campus at
872-4750, extension 131.


Catholic Charities
to Open PSJ Office
Catholic Charities will be
opening an office for distribution
of food, information and referral
services. The office will be located
in the Parish Hall of St. Joseph's
Catholic Church at the corner of
20th Street and Monument
Avenue in Port St. Joe.
Office hours will -be Mondays,
Wednesday and Fridays from
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The office
illl begin operation on Monday,
March 22nd.
SIf you would like to volunteer
to work in this office, or want
more information, please call Sue
Newton at 229-6474 or Betty Ball
at Catholic Charities in Panama
City at 763-0475.


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ROTC Demonstrates Parade Skills, Friendship
The members of the Navy ROTC classes of Port St. Joe High School recently proudly displayed
their parade skills at Sunrise of Bay St. Joseph Care Center. The center's residents enjoyed visit-
ing with the bright-faced young men and women as much as they enjoyed the military exhibition.
After the drills, the young cadets mingled with residents to extend a warm friendly hand, as is
shown in the photos above. These fine students and their leader, Commander Gary Howse, are to
be commended for their pride and dedication to community and country. Their parents and com-
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Minutes of the .

Gulf County School Board


FEBRUARY 2. 1999
The Gull County School Board met in
regular session on February 2. 1999, at
9:00 a.m.. ET. in the Gulf County School
Board Adminisrautve Offices in Port St
Joe. The following members were present:
Caroline Norton. Oscar Redd. David Byrd.
Charlotte Pierce, and Mary Pridgeon. The
Superintendent and. Board Attorney were.
also present.
Chairman Norton presided, and .the
meeting was opened with an invocation led
by Mrs. Pierce, followed by the Pledge of
Allegiance led by Mr BTrd
PUBLIC HEARING/VOTE ON POLICY
CHANGE: In accordance with Florida
Statutes, the Board advertised policy
change to policy 2.25. The public was
given opportunity to provide input. There
was no response from the general public.
Chairman Norton delayed the vote on the
change until program matters were dis-
cussed.
HEAR FROM PUBLIC: Mr Larry Rich
and Mrs. Paula Strickland addressed the
';Board regarding classroom .conditions in
"the kindergarten building at P.:.r St Joe
Elementary School. \-Z
SCHOOL PROGRAM PRESENTA-
TIONS: Annual school program presenta'
tlions were made by the following:
Wewahitchka HRih School Larry Mathes;
Gull County Adult School Martha-
Sanborn Port St J,:,oe Hih School -
Jessica Hill
ADOPTION OF AGENDA: On motion
by Mrs. Pridgeon, second by Mrs. Pierce,
and unanimous vote, the Board adopted
the agenda.
CONSENT ITEMS: On motion by Mrs.
Pierce, second by Mrs. Pridgeon, and
unanimous vote, the Board took noted
action on the following consent items:
Approval f Minutes: Minutes for
January 12,'1999 were approved.
Auditor General Report for FY 1997-
98/Budget Maiters 'Payment of Bills:
The Board acknowledged receipt or
Report No 13352 for FY 1997-98 audit.
Approved the following budget amend-
ments and pa ment of bills Budget
, Amendment f'. General Fund: Budget
Amendment I' Capital Project. PECO:
Budget Amendment iV. Special Revenue,
Other IFederaJl
Correspo-ndence The Board acknowl-
edged receipt of correspondence from
Vivian Patten.
Personnel Approved the following per'
sonnel matters.
Approved Melissa Ramsey lfor the guid-
ance counselor posiuon at Port St. Joe
High School for the 1998-99 school year.
Accepted resignation of Gene McCroan
from his position as district computer
technologist elfecute February 23, 1999.
Approve 'Eric Bidwell as homebound
teacher for a Wewahitchka High School
'student.
Approved Shannon Miller for the sup-
;plementary position of junior \arsity base-
ball coach for the 1998-99 school year at
Wewahitchka High School.
Approved Angelia Hand for the part
time lunchroom worker positioff at
Wewahitchka Elementary School for the
: 1998-99 school year.
Approved Beulah Wimberly as a substi-


tute teacher in the Gull Counts School
system for the 1998-99 school year.
Surplus Propert'. Approved disposal of
the following properri from Port St Joe
High School.
(Property No./Item Description/Cost)
009900539/'Apple II Plus 4SK/1.490.00
61832375,/Apple 1IIE/906.00
61832376/Apple IIE/906.00
61832386/Apple 11/2.096 50
61842411/Apple I IE,'850 00 .
61842413/Disk Drive/945 25
61842417/Apple Computer/850.00
61842419/Disk II Drive/945.25
61842421/Apple IIC/1 139 60
61852489/Apple Computer/850 00
61852551/Apple Computer/1,014.00
61852559/Apple 11/1,014.00
61862604/Apple Computer/i1.104 00
61862606/Apple Computer/1,426.00
61872640/Computer System/781.75
61872650/Apple Computer/1,409.84
61872653/Personal Computer/2.201 00
61892724/IBM Computer/,2.500 00
61902751/Apple Corrputer/966.28
61902768/Macintosh Computer/l.925.46
61902769/Apple ilGS -
Computer/1,852.38
61902770/MAG Computer/2.295 00.
61'9Z2917/IBM PS/,2 Model 55
Computer/ 2,353.00
61932926/5486 Compuiter/2,125.00
61932932/486 Computer/2,125.00
61932939/PCI 486DX2 Computer/
3.264.00
61963039/486DX2/1,383.50
61963040/486DX2/ 1,383.50
61963045/486DX2/1,383.50
61963046/486DX2/1,383.50
61992747/Apple Computer/964.25
83900558/Apple Computer/90,6.50
83900567/TRS80 Computer/1,999.00
83902110/Apple Computer/,1,535.80
83902112/Apple Computer/2,382.10
83902113/Apple Computer/1,305.80
83902 II 4!Apple lIE 64K/906.50
S85905157/Apple Computer/,'823 17
86023342 'IBM Computer,'3 846 00
88905215, Apple Computer/823. 17
S 88905218'Apple Computer/Print,/DDisk
974..40
89900141 'Computer., 1 352 00
89900142.' Computer, I 352.00
90902141. Macintosh Computer, 1.925.46
90905293,'Apple Computer '964.25
90910206,'MAG CD300 Computer,'
2.725 00
6 61882691 'Display 516 a Keyboard
866 00
86023320 .'IBM Modem .'2 606 00
61872651/Apple IIE/1.0L1500
61953005,'Apple Laser Printer,'804 00
86023343/IBM Printer!844 00
92930113/LC2 Macintosh Printer/
1.878.30 ;
61932929/486 Computer/2,125.00
61932930,'486 Computer /2.125.00
61882695.,JUNO S\ rithesizer '800.0u
61802150/Typewriter..' 755 00
61802152i/TypenTliter/830.00
61802206/Typewriter..'900.75
61812226., TypeTiter '900.75
61812228..'TypeTriter.. 900 75
61812246/Spirit Duplicator/791.55
61822307/Typewriter/893.75
61822342/Typewriter/1,'280.00
61842435/Typewriter/850.00 :'
61842437/Typewriter/790.00


61852434/Tvpewriter/850.00
61652436/Typewriter/790 00
61852443/Tvpewriter/850 00
61862598/TypewTiter/815.10
61862602/Tvpewrlter/760.00
6187264 I/Typewrlter/802.78
61892715/Bernlna Sewing Machine/
Cabinet/878.00
61892716/Bernina Sewing Machlne/,
Cabinet/878.00
61892717/Bernina Sewing Machine/
Cabinet/878.00
61892718/Bernina Sewing Machine/
Cablnet/878.00
61892719/Bernina Sewing Machlne/
Cabtnet/876.00
61912899/Bernimna Serger/750.00
61862585/Duplicator/752.00
Approved .disposal of the following
property from Wewahitchka Elementary.,
School:
(Property No./Item Description)
.90090169/Computer System
2283189/Computer System .
2287273/Computer System
889005220/Computer System
, 90090181/Computer System
. -90090170/Computer System .
900901717/Computer System
8909010d95A/Computer System
2283190/Computer System
90090190B/Computer System
81902323/Computer System
2283187/Com puter System
889005222/Cohmputer System,
909005294/Computer System
2285216/Computer System
2285215/Computer System
2285212/Computer System
2295367/Performa 476 Computer
890901046/Printer.
909002128C/Printer
889005219/Printer .
,890901039/Computer System ..
849005144/Computer System
2293348/Monitor ...... ,
2295386!Monitor
2292311 /Panasonic AG-1970 Video
Editor
Approved disposal of the following sur-
plus property' by "the maintenance depart-
ment: Property No. 88890192. Item,.
Descripuon Air Conditioner Compressor
CONSTRUCTION MATTERS: Mr. Carl
Phillips gave an update on the construc-
tion project at Port St. Joe Elementary. On
mouoii b, Mr. Byrd s-econd by Mrs.
Pridgeon. and unanimous vote. the Board
approved Change Order Nos. 3 (decrease of
883.574.81) jand 4 Idecrease of
$103,837.50)
PROGRAM MATTERS: Ori motion by7
Mr. Byrd, second by Mrs. Pridgeon, and,
unanimous vote, the Board approved the.
Section 504 Policies and Procedures'
Manual and Policy Change 2.25.
On motion by Mrs Pridgeon. second by
Mrs. Pierce, and unanimous vote, the
Board approved submission of the WDIS
Fund grant for the 1998-99 school year.
SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT: On
motion by Mr. Byrd, second by Mrs. Pierce,
and unanimous vote, the Board approved
S1997-98 annual school reports as submit.
ted.
Orimotion by Mrs. Pridgeon, second by
SMr. Byrd..and unanimous vote, the Board
approved a private vehiclee transportation


Optimist


Club Sets


Events

March 19- A St. Patty's Day
celebration for the adults at the
Centennial Building beginning at
8:00 and extending until 11:00
p.m. Ice, non-alcoholic drinks and
light snacks will be provided; A $5
donation will be accepted at the
door. Come to have fun and
dance. Be sure, to wear your
green. .
March 27- A youth dance will
be held at the Centennial Building
from eight until 11 p.m. All school
aged children are invited, arid are
encouraged to bring a friend.-This
will be the last dience until May
due to the prom. The price is S3
at the: door, adid there will be, a
snack bar, games, and prizes.
The youth dances will resume
May 3, being held every other
weekend on Saturday night, as'
long as no other conflicts occur. If
you have any questions regarding
any of the events listed above,
contact Irene Acree or Jenny
Anderson at 229-8622, Monday
through Saturday before 6:00
p.m.


St. George Island

Charity Cook-Off

SRaised $80,000 Sat.
Rain did very little to dampen
the spirits of thousands of visitors
to the St. George Island Charity
Chill Cook-Off this past Saturday.
This annual event, benefitting the
Island's Volunteer Fire Depart-
ment, raised more than S80.000
this year.
'The $400 first place winner
was Kit Hoff's"Leprechaun Chili."
with second place going to her
' husband Chuck's '"Dragon's
Breath Chill." The winner is nowv
eligible to compete In the National
Chill Cook-Off in Las Vegas and
vie for that $25.000 first place
prize.
The "Most Creative Booth"
and "Best Showmanship Award"
deservedly was awarded to a fph-
loving and rambunctious group
from Atlanta who called them-
selves the Parrothead Club.
Noted country singer Tom T.
Hall started the auction off, and,
later Representative Allen Boyd
auctioned a flag that had flown
over the White lHouse. Spirited
buyers found bargains all day
under the auction tent, and also
found a dry spot to sit during the
afternoon showers.


request for ACCEPT students to attend the
annual job fair at Gulf Coast Community
College on February 2, 1999.
, On.motion by.Mrs.;Pridgeotn, second by
Mr. Byrd, and ,nanlmous vote, the Board
approved a contract between North Florida
Head Start, Fisher Construction Company,
and the Gulf County School Board for ren-
ovations and improvements to. property
S.pwned by the Gulf County School Board
located at 130 East River Road,.
Wewahitchka, Florida.
The Board agreed to allow Gulf Coast
Community College to use facilities'for a
plumbing class and a welding class for dis-
placed workers in ;the, community. Gulf
Coast Community College %ill be request-
ed to provide proof of insurance
A budget workshop was scheduled for
February 18. 1999. at 3:00 p m. ET
BOARD MEMBER CONCERNS: On
motion by Mr. Redd. second by Mr. Byrd.
and unanimous vote. the Board approved
for Board members and school resource
officers to attend a seminar in Panama
City on School Safety.
ADJOURNMENT: On motion by Mr.
Byrd. second by Mrs. Pierce. and unani-
mous vote, the meeting adjourned at 10437
a.m .


Bluegrass In Blountstown


A bluegrass music concert,
featuring The Cedar Creek Band
from Panama City, will be enjoyed
on Saturday, March 27th, begin-
ning at 7:00 p.m. (CT) at the
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
located in Sam Atkins Park in
Blountstown.
The concert is sponsored by
the Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement, a non-profit organiza-
tion established' to procure,,


restore, and preserve artifacts,
history and values. ,
Tickets 'are $5 for Pioneer
members and $6 for non-mem-
bers; and FREE for childreA
under age 18 their parents.
Sam, Atkins Park is located
approximately one mile west of
Blountstown; turn north off 'of
Highway 20 onto Silas Green'
Road, and continue into the park.;


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GFC, Legislature Having Difficult


For Hunting,
Fishing, Other
Recreation
I The- Florida Game and Fresh
Water Fish Commission (GFC)
has struggled for. years against
the reality that it's expensive to
keep hunting lands open to public
access when Florida real estate is
*such a hot commodity.
S In some wildlife management
areas (WMAs) where the GFC paid
landowners 50 cents per acre for
public access, rights, business
and industry re willing to pay a


lot more to put. the land to other
uses.
Florida's WMAs-the largest
public hunting lands system in
the country-have lost valuable
privately owned acreage in recent
years. In fact, by 1997, some cor-
porations that had leased hunt-
ing, fishing and other recreation'
access rights to the GFC for many-
years changed course in the',
direction of removing all their
lands from the public system.
, Last year. when landowners
of two of Florida's most prized,
wildlife management areas were
on the verge of pulling their prop-
erty out 'of the public hunting?


Self-Employment Tax: What
Is It and Who Needs To Pay It?


..The, self-employment tax (SE
tax)' Is a Social Security and
Medicare tax for individuals who,
work for themselves. It is similar
to the Social Security and
Medicare tax withheld from the
pay of wage earners.
Many people::are surprised
when they learn they are subject.
to. the SE tax. They think that
because they work only part-
time, or don't eafn enough to
support themselves with a partic-
ular business activity, it is not
Subject to SE tax..'
Yoiu are required to pay SE
tax if you were.self-employed and
your net self-employment earn-
ings were $400.00 or more.'
You are considered self-'
employed if you carry on a trade.
or business as a sole proprietor.'
an independent -contractor, a
member of a partnership or are.
otherwise in business for' your-,
self.
You don't have to conduct
regular full-tinie business activi-
ties tobe self-employed. Part-time
work, including work you do on
the side in addition to your regu-
lar job. may also be self-employ-
ment.
A trade or business is defined
as :a,,iacti-ity carried' on for a
f inet_.d or'jsggodfaith to-make.
a profit. Soie..facW determin-
ing whether or not an activity is a
trade or business include the reg-
ularitv with which activities and
transactions are performed and


the production of income. You
don't need to actually make' a
profit tpobe in a trade or business
as long as you have a profit
motive.
Different types of thcome can
be SE income. What determines
whether a type of income is SE' !
income is based on the source of
your. income and your involve-'
ment in the activity that generat-
ed the income. a"
A gain or loss from the dispo-
sition- of property that is neither
st1ck in trade nor held primarily
for sale to customers is not SE
income. Dividends on securities
are-riot SI income. Interest is not
SE Income unless you receive it
in your trade or business.
Income' from, a ,-part-time
] business is SE income. For exam-
ple, you do woodworking and car-
pentry in your spare time. You,
have your own shop. equipment,
and tools. Y6u get your customers
from advertising and word-of-
mouth. The income you earn
from this activity is SE income.
Rent from real estate and
personal properly leased with real
estate is not SE Income unless
you are a real estate dealer: or
you provide services for your ten-
.ants. Wages. salaries -.-a jndtips
Secegiw .fQr er'icedg I= ais
an employee and covered by
Social Security or railroad retire-
ment, are not SE incomes.
For tax relief, check with your
local tax professional.


Closing Date Is Near for Filing

Pre-Application to Rehabilitate Homes


The Rural Heai--rin Servce
(RHS). USDA, Acting State
Director, Ronald C. Whitfield has'
announced that Rural Develop-
m'ent is now soliciting competitive"
applications under its Housing
Preservation Grant (HPG) pro-


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is March 23. This period will be
the only time during the current
fiscal- year that RHS accepts pre-
applications. Pre-applications
must be received by. or post-
marked on or before the closing
date. ,
The intended effect of this
notice is'to provide public agen-
cies, private; non-profit organiza-
tions, and other eligible, entities
notice of these dates'
The HPG program is a grant
program which provides qualified
public agencies, private non-prof-
it organizations, and other eligible
entitles grant funds.to assist very
.low and low-income homeowners
to repair, and,. rehabilitate their
',homes, ii, rural areas, and to
assist rental property owners and
cooperative housing complexes to
repair and rehabilitate their units
'if they agree to make such units
available to low and very low-
income persons.
Entities wishing to apply for
assistance should contact the
Rural Housing Service section of
the Rural Development State
Office to receive further informa-
tion and copies of the pre-applica-
tion package. 'The address' of the
USDA RD State Office is P.O. Box
147010, Gairiesville,' FL 32614-
7010. Eligible entities 'for these
Competitively awarded grants
:include state and local govern-
ments, non-profit corporations
federally recognized Indian tribes.
and consortia of eligible entities.


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lands system, the GFC a
key Florida legislators tea
to promote a i"new last-reso
to combat the trend.
Specifically, the
required legislation to ena
GFC to pay landowners, n
public hunting rights in
where hunters were willing
more for permits.
With the 28,000-acre-
WMA and the 52,000-acr
Corp. WMA on the line anc
er' 750,000' acres of p
owned public hunting lai
jeopardy during the next c
years, Rep. 'Janegale B
Jefferson County and
Charles Bronson ''of -

Rodney D. Sm'
Is Promoted b3
U.S. Marine C(
S'Marine Lance Cpl. Ro
Small, the son, of Rono
Callie ; Small' .of Wewah
recently was promoted tol
sent rank while servingn
Marine Wing Support Sq
373, Marine Corps Air
Miramar, San"Diegd.
Small was prdobted b
sustained superior job
m.nce and proficiency In
Igrpated specialty, v ,.
The 1997 graduate o
hitchka High School join
Marine Corps in Novembe
,,;" ,. .: ^ ,. ,,


Time Maintaining

nd two county, took up the cause by ven
med up sponsoring bills to authorize the rest
'rt effort pew "user pay program,", whereby dra
the GFC has authority to charge lan
effort Iuntrs more than 'the $25 ma
able the wildlife management area permit wot
nore for .ee to hunt certain areas. wit]
i areas f Boyd's 10-county legislative stall
gt'opay Afstrict is the largest in any state
east of the Mississippi River, and
Nassau' .it:.Includes more privately owned
Miamia publicc hunting lands than any
SMiaoth-mi other legislative district in.,
rivatelv lorida. Her constituents stand to r ,
ads in ose enormous amounts of public
couple of recreationall acreage within the
loyd of Pext few years If landowners with-
I Sen. draw their lands In favor of pri-
Brevard yate leases.
However, the user-pay pro-
S. gram has the potential to offer
all. landowners more money for keep-
ng their lands open to the public
y I, n addition to relieving landown-
S rs from legal liabilities associated
orps ,th, hunting.
S 1 This was a win/win situation
dney D. 1t0, keep prime hunting, fishing.
lie arid Ahd other recreational lands open
iltchka, ,to the public.," Boyd said. "It pro-
his pre- Wides an added Incentive for
ig : with landowners to allow public use of
luadron their properties.": ,
Station ...
Hopefully, she said. owners of
stands currently In the WMA sys-'
>asedon etm will be less inclined to with- .'
^per'f- lrawv them.,,,
his des-
'"All the privately owned -.
wildlife management areas below.
f Wewa- Volusia County already have been
ned the lost to public access," Bronson
r, 1997. ,aid. "I'd like to do all I can to pre-
i *' '.. .** '


Public Access Lands


t that from happening in the
t of the state and perhaps
w some south Florida
downers back into the wildlife
nagement area system. It
uld be a shame to do nothing
h so much public access at
ke."
Privately owned lands that


might be lost to public a, cess
without the user-pay program are
in Alachua, Baker, Bay, Brevard,
Broward, Dade, Dixie, Escambia,
Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf,
Hamilton, Jefferson, Levy,
Liberty, Marion, Nassau, Putnam,
Santa Rosa, Taylor, Union,
Volusia, Wakulla and Walton
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Music Concert at M.B

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BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St. *St. Joe Beach. FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
I MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 AM ET EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM ET
Sunday School 9:45 am Wednesdav Night at 6:00 p.m. Youth
Group Meeting, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting; Choir Practice ':00 pm
'rO taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man thar trusurh in Him."
Please accept this invitation to join us in worship. God ble.s y)n.,,
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
For information concerning our bus ministry, please call 64 -5026 -


First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe ,
Church Office 227-1493 Gus Carpenter, Pastor
Sunday School . . .. .. 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ... .. 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service .... . 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday" . . . 7:00 p.m.
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us'"



first United Methodist Church
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410 .

Sunday Worship
Services .............. 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. CT


MINISTERING TO THE BEACHES HAND-IN-HAND


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


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


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

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7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
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ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA.
8:00 .am, (CT)

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


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the
heavens
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Discover cod's Love!


Discover God's Love!
Everyone welcome

Long Avenue
BAPTIST CHURCH
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11,,a.m. and 6 p.m. ,
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. (fi
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.n


. Methodist
The Trio Intemazionale will
appear in a concert of music o.
the Baroque period at the Firsts
United Methodist Church of
Mexico Beach on Sunday, March
28, at 5:30 p.m. (CT).
The members of the trio are
Martha Gherardi. violinist. R..
Bedford Watkins. pianist: and
Luciano Gherardi, contrabassist.
They will perform works by Bach,,
Pachelbel. Vivaldi. Handel. and.
Albinoni.


Upcoming Holy
Week Services
Public Lenten services will be
observed at the First United
'Methodist Church March 29
through April 2, beginning at
y 12:00 noon. Each day a message
b will be presented in the sanctuary
by a different minister.
Those scheduled to speak are
as follows: Monday, Rev. Oliver
Taylor: Tuesday, Rev. Bill Taylor:
Wednesday, Rev. Tim Balley:
Thursday. Rev. Dave Fernandez:
and Friday. Re\. Jerry Huft.


MEDITATIONS OF A


By.LOWELL F. ADAMS

Members or
Christians?
"They that do thewtil
. of my Father"
Matthew 7:21

h FEW YEARS AGO, I was in a service where
tht great missionary lady, Sister Bertha Smith, was
the guest speaker. I have remembered one greatly
astonishing statement she made. "Seventy-five
percent of church members are not born-again
Christians," she declared. Since that time I have,
heard Billy Graham make a similar observation.'
No doubt these views were personal opinions,
and not supported by any official "poll," But it is
obvious to any serious observer, that many church;
members would probably fall into that category.
Many people equate being a church member
with being a Christian. Reminds me of a story I once
heard. A man was asked if he was a deacon at his
church. "No!", he said. "I am barely a member.",
Meaning, of course, he was merely a member, .
I'm .afraid that many of today's church
members are "barely" members.
."Oh," you may say, The Bible says we should
not judge." True, it does. It also warns us to identify
those who are false disciples, and beware of them.
Jesus tells us, ."By their fruits you shall know them.,
Not every one that says to me Lord, Lord, shall enter
the kingdom of heaven; but they that do the will of
my Father, who is in heaven." Matthew 7:20-2L .
Even church leaders sometimes tread on "thin
ice" with things that Jesus might not approve. For
instance, it seems to me, entertainers who set up
their wares in the church to sell, is somewhat
similar to those who Jesus threw out of the temple
in Jerusalem.
We must be more than church members. Belief
and acceptance of Jesus as God's Son, and our Lord
and Saviour, letting that faith be' publicly known,'
and being buried with Him in baptism, followed by'
devoted service, will show forth the fruit of faith.
"He that is greatest among you shall be your
servant." Jesus in Matthew 23:11.


Mark your calendar, for."
Sunday, March 21. On this day
you ,are invited to New Bethel
A.M.E. Church. -- -- -
Rev. Calvin Griffin. Sr.. chair- "'
man Damon McNaJir Jr.. along
with co-chairman Carl White. Sr..
are working hard to make this a
"great" event.
The day will begin with
church school at 9:30 a.m'. The
guest teachers will present the
lessons each in his own unique
way.


The 11:00 a.m. morning wvor-
ship will feature Rev. Robert King.
Rev. King is known to many in the,
area as a powerful speaker. He--,-
has provided assistance to
churches and other needy agen-'
cles through the duPont Fund,
and will gladly share Information
on this project. ,

Evening service will be at 6:00
p.m. Songs of love, praise and
adoration ,are being provided by
local great singers and musicians.


BILLIFgANKLIN


Prayer Warriors
All- "Prayer Warriors" are
called to join together each
Wednesday from 12:00 until 1:00
p.m. at New. Life Christiazi Center,
in the ,Union Hall on Sixth Street..
The entire community of Gullf
County is asked to come out and.
support this effort;. .


Special Services:
at Oak Grove AG.
Rev. Dave Fernandez and
congregation would like to invite
everyone to attend special ser-
vices to be held at Oak Grove
Assembly of God in Port St. Joe..
Evangelist Bill Franklin will
be speaking in four services on
"God's Economy" from Reve-
lations Chapters 17 and 18. The;
services will be held on Sunday,-,
March 21st at 10:45 a.m. and'
6:15 p.n.; Monday, March 22nd
and Tuesday. March 23rd at 7:15
p.m..

Observe Men's Day
Victory Temple First Born
Holiness Church will observe
their annual Men's Day on"
Sunday, March 28th at 11:30-'
a.m. Minister Billy Martin of Body
of Christ Jesus Church will be
guest speaker. Pastor Elder
Charles Gathers and. the congre-.
gation cordially invite everyone to
attend this service.

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The choir of the church, Following the message each
under the direction of John H. day. a soup and sandwich lun-
Anderson. will join the -rio In cheon will be served in the fellow-
excerpts from J.S. Bach's Cantata ship hall. The community Is wel-
#4, Christ Jesus Lay in Death's come to join members of the
Strong Bands and in the well- church at any time during the 15
known anthem Jesu. Joy of Alan's minute service and luncheon.
Desiring. Other services during the
Members of the congregation- week will be the children s choir
have underwritten the costs of the presenting "An Easter Basket"
concert. and the public is cordial- Palm Sunday at 11:00 a.m. on
ly invited to attend. Light refresh-, March 28th; and the chancel
ments will be served afterwards In', choir will present "He Has Risen"
the fellowship hall. Ted Lovelace" .' Easter Sunday Service on April 4
is pastor of the church. i at 1 1:00 a.m.



Preparation
In Luke 7:27 we find, "This
is he of whom it is written,
behold, I send my' messenger
before thy face, wHo shall pre-
pare the way before thee."
God sent John to prepare
t -- the, way for Jesus. In our
; ler F.. Taylor humanity we often think wercan
Visitation Minister, First ..d 'l. -
SUnitedLethis Chucdor all things without prepara-
United:Methcgdist Church .*,,

However, now is the time to let God prepare the
way for us. As we approach Easter our spirits need to
be quickened. We need to, come alive in our spiritual
lives to better understand: the sacrifice of Jesus. ,
Sometimes preparation requires more time and.
thought. Some things have more value to us. As a
teenage paratrooper recruit I bragged I could pack a
parachute in eight minutes. The day before our first,
jump we were told we would pack the parachute we
would jump with. It took me 37 minutes to pack that
chute. Preparation for Easter should be more serious.



Men's Day Celebration


FIRST PRESBYT
CHURCH
508 Sixteenth Street 22.7-175, "
Sunday WVorship .. ... 10 a.m.
Adult School . ... 11 a.m.
*Sunday School
*Young Children
*Nursery Available
Pastor Rev. J. Reid Caeron hway


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Sunday Morning Service 10 a.m.
<- -102 Liberty' Manor Circle Port St. Joe

Pastor Guy Labonte Phone 648-5912


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S(850) 229-9596


Sunday School ................ . 10 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ............... 11 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship ............... .6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Service ............. 1 p.m.


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SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
CrsoYf Worship Suridays at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
-t'*o4 ... f Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
Wednesday Adult Prayer and Bible Study at 6:00 p.m.
Please note, all times central
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beac Corner of 15th W&California 648-,5776'.

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Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
Curtis Clark, pastor
Mark Jones, minister of music & youth


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102 THIRD STREET *
Allen Welborn
Pastor


PORT ST. JOE
Buddy Caswell'
Minister, of Music & Youth


'Sunday School 2, 1............ ...9:45 am
r Worship Service .. ..... 11:00am
SDsciple Training ............... . 6:00 pm
Evening Worship, .. ..... .......... 7:00 pm
Wedneiday Prayer Meeting ........... 7:00 pm
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"

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PA TH T'Bi'L't CHURCH
801 2 thi Street Port St. Joe 229-6707
Rev. Bill Taylor, Pastor
Sunday School . .. . 10:00 a.m.
Morning Service . 11:00 a.m.
Evening Service :. . . 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday.Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Home of FAITH 'CHRISTIAN SCHOOL


Constitution and Monument
Port St. Joe

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ... . 9 45 a m Methodist Youth
'Morning Worship .... 11:00 a.m. Fellowship ............ 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
(850) 227-1724 Wednesday Choir Practice .. .7:30 p.m.


Rev. Jesse Evans ,
7lPASTOR, '


Robert E. Downs, Jr.
Choir Director


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The Church of Christ
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Sunday School .. ........ . . 9a.m. CDT
Worship Serv ice .'. .. .. .'. .... 10 a.m. CDT
Sunday -Eeniig Worship. ...... ...... .... 5 p.m. CDT,
,Wednesday Bible Study !.. .. .... .......7 p.m. CDT
'KEN BUTTERWORTH, minister


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








THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 1999 PAGE 5B


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from Highland View Elementary School


Sy: Rovc4eI McCroi,,


Dates To Remember .
March 24-31-Terra Nova tests,
first through fifth graders
March 29-Report cards
April I-Inky tlhe Whale, third to
fifth graders
April 15-Kindergarten registra-
tion
Harnessing the Wind
Contests ... were held through-
out the week to see whose cre-
ation could function in the wind.
The students were assigned by Liz
Howell, first grade teacher, differ-
ent vehicles that could function
only by movement of the wind.
: Parents and their child were
tod design, build and test the
structure to be entered into the
contests. The students also
designed and built airplanes -or
gliders for the big finale on Friday.
It:proved to be a learning' experi-
e ence for all .and alot of fun
included.
First graders made wind-
socks; kindergarten, parachutes
arid wind chimes; second, kites;
third, boats; fourth, cars; and
fifth, wind mills.
Some of the creations were.
really professionally workable.
Since we have listed under the,
pictures the categories and win-
ners for kindergarten : through
fifth grade, we will give the win-
ners of the airplane/glider contest
which was held on Friday.
Kindergarten-DESIGN: Zack
Hunter (first), Mack Goudey (sec-

Gulf County Schools.
Lunch Menu
MARCH 22- 26, 1999

MON- Chicken Nuggets,
Tater Tots, Orange. Graham
Crackers. and Milk.
TUES- Turkey/Noodles,
Mashed Potatoes, Green -
Beans, Peaches, Yeast Rolls,
and Milk.
WEDS- Beef Patty on Bun,"
French Fries, --A'pplesauce -
Jello, Carrot Sticks,? and Milk.
THURS- Chili, Peanut Butter
Sandwich. Saltines/Celery
9 Sticks, Banana Pudding. and
Milk.
FRI- Sausage Pizza, Tossed
Salad, Pears, Bread Sticks/
Dressing, and Milk.
MENUS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE
TO AVAILABILITY OF FOOD PRODUCTS.


ond), Brett Barnes (third);
FLIGHT: Autumn, May (first),
Mack Goudey (second), Kristi'
Davis. (third).
First grade-DESIGN: Travis '
Bennett (first), Jordon Plair (sec-
Qnd), Ashley Thompson (third);
FLIGHT: Travis Bennett, Kyle
Stansell (first), Jordon Plair (sec-
ond), Charles Gainous (third).
Second grade-DESIGN:
Bobby Creamer (first), Brittany
Pritchard (second), Victoria
Hightower (third); FLIGHT: Aaron
Adams, Bobby Creamer and
Brennis Bush (first), Toya Mork
(second), Victoria Hightower
(third).
Third grade-DESIGN: Eric
Mowery (first), Dalton Richter
(second), Amanda Lucas (third);
LONGEST FLIGHT: Dalton
Richter (first), T.J. Odom (second),
Misty Knobel (third).
Fourth grade-DESIGN: Terry.
Bosarge (first), Daniel Bennett'
(second), Sean Chehardy (third);;
LONGEST FLIGHT: Daniel
Bennett (first), Travis Hopper
(second), Bryan Lamboy (third).,
Fifth grade-DESIGN: Tom
Boone (first), Henry Kirby (sec-
ond),: Matt Nolen (third);
LONGEST FLIGHT: Matt Nolen
(first), Courtney Mork (second),,
Torin Regan (third).
School overall-Daniel Ben-
nett (first), Matt Nolen (second),
and Brennis Bush Ithird).
Thanks to all the teachers
and to our judges for the week-
long events: Chester Gant, Larry
and Alice O'Shall, Karen Thomas
and Kim Nobles.
Thanks also to Treasures By.
The Sea in Highland View for
donations of prizes for this adven-
ture.
Have Fun! Daniel
Bennett and his mom. Lynn,
embarked on a trip with the
Challenge Program to
Washington, D.C. for the Spring
Break week.
Kindergarten Registra,
tion April 15. Be sure to
bring a birth certificate, social
security number, immunization
record, and a Florida physical.
done within the year.
Boating Safety .
Kindergarten through second
grade enjoyed and learned a lot
from Dr. Cecil Tillis about boating
safety and just plain ole safety on
the water. Dr. Tillis Is our school's
speech pathologist and a member
of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.


1998-'99


Everything -is quiet .on the'
home front this week as Port St.
Joe High's students and teachers
take a much-needed break for the
Spring Holidays. This vacation'
couldn't have come at a better
time as far as most kids are con-`
cerned, even if the weather leaves
a lot to be desired..
But as the saying goes, "All,
good things must come to an end"
and break will end-Sunday, March
21. A new nine weeks grading peri-
od will begin Monday, March 22,
and everyone must get back to,
work. Enjoy the week off andbe on.
time Monday!
This week the varsity baseball
team travels to Tallahassee to lilay
in the Florida High Tournament.,
Games begin on Wednesday: with
Port St. Joe matched up against


HVES "Odyssey of the Mind" Team
The "Odyssey ,of the Mind" team of highland View
Elementary School competed in a meet in Chipley Saturday and
scored more than enough points to qualify them to, compete in
the Florida State "Odyssey of the Mind" Meet in Tampa on April
10th. Team members in the photo include Matt Nolen, Jeremy
Couch, Tom Boone, Alisha ChavoUs. Daniel Bennett, Lauren
Stansell and Kyle Erickson.:
HVES students chose as their problem of creation, the
RatioMetric Structure. The goal of ndthe team was to design, con-View
struct and test a structure built of balsa wood and glue that is
efficient. The stuchool cents wrote a meeskit, in Chey a song, and put music and
costumes tore their theme and presented it o qualify the competition.
Their skit was about two woodsmen who came to chop down the
balsaforestel for development and two natives innovatively
designed a plan.tos change their minds. That they did. It also
showed thaest people can communicate and make vital changes in
situations that occur.


Thanks, Dr. Tillis for sharing your
expertise with us!
Thanks to the school
board and Jerry Kelley for honor-
ing our "Teacher of the Year", as
well as for the other schools', with
a very memorable evening last
week. We enjoyed meeting and
hearing Scott Hebert, Florida's


T eacher of the Year", and Amy,
,Hoyt, emcee from WMBB-TV. :,-
Congratulations to our
TIeacher of the Year", Charlotte
Willis. We are proud of you!
Congratulations to our "Gulf
county y Teacher of the Year" Terry
Stryker, from Wewahitchka High
School!
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BULLDOG NEWS

PORT ST. JOE
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


odyssey Of The Mind
The Port St. Joe Elementary0


Were You There'


A JourneyToThe, Cros '




An Easter Musical Created by Dave Clark

Ar ranged and Orchestrated by: Russell Martin




Easter Musical1


featuring


Port St. Joe Community Mass Choir





Sunday, March 28


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rience this moving musical based on the sermon Wl- ', You
? By Dr. Peter Marshall. The streets were crowded and the'
s were loud as they led our Lord to Calvary's hill. As the
-al unfolds you will feel yourself entering the place called
otha and experiencing the moments before Jesus' death.
Tou There?\Vhen they crucified my Lord? Ii'-re Ton Thl7re?
He rose up from the grave?



21c3/18 & 3/25


School Odyssey of the Mind team
members, Emily Raffield. Katie
Hoffman, Kayleigh Lewis,
Elizabeth Kilbourn, Elizabeth .
Gibson, Haley Watford, and
Jenna Chesser, attended a com-
petition in Chipley on Saturday,
4March 13. We'll let you know how
they did next week.
Terra Nova
The Terra Nova will be given
to students in grades one through
five during the week of March 22.
Parents can help by making sure
your child gets a good night's rest.
Be sure to allow plenty of time in
the morning. A hurried child can't
do ,.his/her best.. ...
SMake sure your child has.
time to eat a nutritious breakfast.
And finally, let your child know
tiat you expect them to do their'
best.
Pre-K Health Fair
C *,;'_, The Gulf County Collabor-
ative Partnership is sponsoring a
'Pre-K Health Fair on Thursday,
March 25, at the Centennial
Building from 10:00 to 12:00. All
pre-school children and their par-
ents are invited 'to attend. For,
more information, contact Gloria
.Gant at 227-2559.
Report Cards
" Report cards for this grading
'period will be sent home on
Monday, March 29. If you would
like 'to' schedule a parent/teacher,


r
Wewamhitchka Eleo

School News .

By Linda Whitfi<

First Annual Teacher Appreciation
and Recognition Banquet
'The' setting was the Commons ,..
Area in Port St.. Joe High School.
The tables were beautifully deco-
rated and the aroma of good food
was in the air. "Teachers of the
Year" from the siL schools were '
honored at this occasion.
Amy Hoyt of WMBB was the
mistress of ceremonies and the;
speech was given by Scott Hebert.
the "1999 Florida Teacher of the
Year" from Citrus County.
After the delicious seafood
buffet, each: candidate was pre-,
sented to the group and a video
was shown which portqyed each. ,
teacher as they wished fd be"pdr-:
trayed.
Finally the moment came.
"And how the' envelope, please.",
said Miss Hoyt. "The 'Teacher of

conference, please call 227-1221.
Easter Holidays
School will not be held Friday,
April 2 and Moriday, April 5, .due
to our Easter holidays.
Preschool Screenings '
Preschool Screenings will be
held at Port St. Joe Elementary
School on Tuesday, April 13.
Please call 229-6940 to make an
appointment. Each child who is
screened must be accompanied
by a parent or legal guardian.
Camp Wanna Heal
Bay Medical Hospice is offer-
ing a one day children's bereave-
ment camp, led by trained staff
and volunteers. oLon Saturday,
April 24. This one day camp will- .
be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. -. .
The camp is Tree to an, child
in the community, age seven to
14, who has lost a loved one in
the past year. For more informa-.
tion, call Rhonda Daniel at 873-
7826.
Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten registration will
be field at Port St. Joe Elementary;,.
School on Friday, April 30 ,from,
8:30 a.m'. to '1:00' p.mri, If your
child plans to attend, Port St. Joe
Elementary School, please bring
the following .
*your child;' .
*copy of birth certificate;
*social security number;
*proof of immunization; and"
*proof of physical (within the last
year).


.Wakulla. Good luck guys!
On Tuesday, March 23, and
Wednesday. March 24, ninth
graders will be taking the CTBS
tests. Rerpember to go to bed
early and eat a good breakfast.
ATTENTION GUYS! Black Tie
Formal Wear from Panama City
will be at Port,St. Joe High
School on Friday, March 26, to
take tuxedo orders for the prom.
Prom is on the calendar for April
17th. Make plans now!
The Junior Miss Pageant. is
scheduled for next Saturday,
March '27th. In this program
senior young ladies compete for
cash scholarships. The girls are
judged on academics, poise, and
personality. Best wishes to all the
girls!'
That's all for this edition of
Shark Talk. Until next time, have
fun and stay safe!


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the Year' is Tern' Striker of
Wewahitchka High School!" A
standing ovation and serious
clapping took place.,
We at WES proudly: salute all
the candidates 'and know they
proudly represented their
schools: April- BIdwell, WES: Judy
Campbell. PSJMIS; Rodney
Herring. PSJHS: Charlotte Willis,
HVES, and Pam Jones, PSJES.
We were especially proud of
our "Teacher of the Year", April
Bidwell! We're already looking for-.
ward to next year.
Digital Scan Camera
Joe Walker went to a science
neektiing-oh- March 11 at Chipley.
There at the PAEC office, the par-
ticipants were taught how to use
the digital scan camera.
They all thought it was great
and lo and behold they received a
free one for use in their class-
room! !
Miss Theresa's Surprise Party
Theresa Altman has been,
substituting, for Melanie Hinote
since January 5th. Today was her
last day though,, because Mrs.
Melanie is coming back after
-'Spring Break. Several parents in
.her room planned .her a party,
and Mrs. Bidwell also planned a
party for her. That's a nice way to
begin the holiday.
Jeffrey Pitts Is The Kindergarten
"Student Of The Week"
Nadine Whitfield chose the six
year, old son 'of Eric and Susie
Pitts as her choice for "Student of
the Week". Jeffrey's favorite thing
"to do is' play lasei tag, and he also
likes to play football.. He would
even like to play football when he
Grows up. '
Jeffrey likes to play wili his
older brother Josh, Jacob Jordan,
Will Strange, and Chase. Some of
his favorites are: t.v., cartoons;
-color, blue; song, "John' Jacob
Jingleheimer Schmidt" (Do you
know that one?).
S-Jeffrey 'says-':this. about him-
self "I like to play Nintendo
and Mario Party. There's' a bunch
of thing s we make. Some are hard
some easy. My best time is out-
side play. We get to play a
bunch-about 10 minutes."
SMrs. Nadine says 'that .
"Jeffrey is a very bright boy and a
joy to teach. He has very good
manners'" -Jeffrey will receive a
free pizza from the Dixie Dandy
compliments of Will. McLemore.


Sixth Grade Visits Judge, Prison
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.I, Sixth grade students of
..-Wewahitchka Elementary School
recently studied crime prevention.
4As a' field trip they paid visits to
,Gulf Correctional Institute and
"County Judge Robert M. Moore's
office.
Below are some of their reac-
('.tions to the visits.

"The black robe was neat, but
I don't think I'd like to wear one. It
e looked hot and uncomfortable.
4!k Then again I probably won't be a
'-'judge." --Jeremy Yoder
' q' "The chain gang makes little
2i '3 .


rocks out of big rocks. How do they
do that?" --Jill Pippin
"First, Judge Moore, you were,
great!'You really knew how to ddal'
with every problem. You made
everything seem fain Even'through
some of the bad situations you
were very nice about everything
but never put up with bull!" --
Courtney Bremer
"I would miss my privacy [in
prison]. Whenever I go to the bath-
room or even take a bath I will be
able to be seen .. --Kayla Rich
"Prison is hopefully one place
that I'll never have to call home.


One reason is, I'll have to eat food
three times worse than schooL"
--Crystal Baker -
"When my classmates and I
travelled' to Gulf Correctional
Institute, I had the most exciting
time at the K:9 unit. Mr. McCorvey
talked with us about the do6s, and
we even got to see some of their
dogs." --Laird
"Big Sarge locked me up in the
shackles. They. were mighty
uncomfortable and 'heavy. .
Seeing the weapons was an unfor-
gettable experience. "` --Jpffery
Semmes


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"THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. MARCH 18. 1999


SPublic 'Notices


IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL All persons on whom this notice is served who have
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND objections that challenge the qualifications of the
FOR GULF COUNTY personal representative, venue, or the Jurisdiction
IN RE: The Estate of PROBATE DIVISION of this Court or claims any interest in the estate,
OHN REDeERIe HoM are required to file their objections with this Court
JOHN FREDERICK THOMAS. WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
deceased. Case No. 99-62 THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
The administration of the Estate of JOHN FRED- Ai creditors of the decedent and other persons
ERICK THOMAS, deceased. Case No. 99-62. s havingclaims or demands against decedent's
pnding in the Circuit 'Court for Gull County. estate on whom a copy of this notice 1. served,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is within three month, after ure date of the first pub-
Gulf County Courthouse, Port St. Joe, Florida, location of this notice, must file-their claims with
32456. The names and addresses of the personal this Court WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREE
representative and the personal representative's ULCATION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS,
attorney is set forth below. AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
THAT.




Specializing in Beach Sales and
E Investment Properties
CAPE SAN- BLAS INDIAN PASS
TomTodd MEXICO BEACH
Realty, INC. ST. JOE BEACH PORT ST. JOE

Barrier Dunes, 135 Sable Circle Lovely 2
bedroom, 2 bath townhouse, with view of the
Gulf and pool. Has easy access to pool and
beach area Existing furnishings included in
sale. Excellent rental potential. Priced
reduced to $121,900. "OWNER SAYS MAKE -
OFFER". "




'Tom Todd Realty, Inc.
2720 C-30, Port St. Joe, FL 32456

(850) 227-1501 or 800-876-261 Fax (850) 227-3221
visil our websile at www.capesonblas.com/tomtodd .
or e-mal us at TTRI@d;gilalexp com n
Thomas M. Todd, Licensed Real Estate Broker'


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Cape San Bias office: 850-229-2777 or
St. Joe Beach office: 850-647-3333 or
CAPE SAN BLAS
Gulf Front Home on approx. 60'x776' avg depth MOL. $
Gulf Front Quad. Unit A. 2BR/2BA. Great Viewsl $159,9
Interior Lot, Peninsula Estates, approx. 75'xl 00' avg. dep
Gulf Front Lot, Paradise Gulf. Approx. 66' x 378' avg. de
New Subd. Clifton Plaqe. Gulf Front Lots, $179,900. 1 st,i
San Bias Plantation, 8 lots. $19,900-S49,900.
New Barrier Dunes Units with a Gulf View. $116;900-411
INDIAN PASS
2 Gulf Front Lots, 100'x397', 100'x500' avg. depth MOL.
Gulf Front Home, 3BR/3BA. Fed. Flood Ins. available. Gre
SALES ASSOCIATES RE
Margaret Fletcher. margaretf@fla-beach.com Vi
Jeff Fletcher jeffreyf@fla-beach.com Ca
Victor Ramos vict6rr@fla-beach: om
Kim Horrisar... krl irh@ljgbeachpom_. ...


APAAC IC LA.. .... .. ..
ST. GEORGE IS1 2LAND F'wil-ga Ism


Prudential
Resort Realty of
St George Island

St. Joseph Bay Office,: Barr
1520 C.R C 30 Porl SI Joe Filordl 32A56
(850) 227-2000 888-227-2110 850-2

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All other creditors of the decedent and persons
having claims or demands against the dedecent's
estate must file their claims with this court WrITH
IN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL
CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice is
March 4, 1999.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAVID C. GASKIN
Florida Bar No. 027928
P. 0. Box 185
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
850/639-2266
Personal Representative:
ANDREW FREDERICK THOMAS
P: 0 Box 682
Wenahtchka Florida 32465 ,
4tc, March 4, 11. 18. and 25, 1999.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. FOURTEENTH.:
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OP
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
ROBERT M. DUNCAN and wife, ,
JULIA DUNCAN and FARM., ,
NET CORPORATION.


Plaintiffs, ) '
vs. CASE NO. 99-47-A
DEZ FIGLIEIRA Gull County Board
of County Commissioners. and any )
unknown spouses., enants heirs.
devisees. grantees. assignees. lienors
trustees or other cliitants claiming
by. through and under Dez Figueura
'Defendants.' ;

NOTICE PACTION
TO: DEZ FIGUEIRA
CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN. LAST,
KNOWN RESIDENCE Route 3 Box 100 t.
Ponrt St Joe. FL 32456 't
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that ah'actidn; '
to foreclose a mongage on arid encumbering the i
following property in Gulf County. Florida
SLots 14. 16. IS and 20. Block 20.,'
Beacon Hill Subdivision, according to
the official plat thereof recorded In
Plat Book 1, Page 2, Public Records of i
Gulf County, Florida, .
Has been fled against you and that you are ,
required to serve a copy of your wTltten defenses If
anm. to it on Thomas S Gibson. Rish & Gibson.
P A. PlainuiTs' attomey. whose address Is 206 East
Fourth Street. Post Office Box 39. Port St Joe. FL
32457. ithlIn thirty 1301 days after the first publl.
cauon of thl. notice and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service on
PlainuiTs attorney or immediately thereafter. oath-
erwise a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint
BENNY C. LISTER
CLERK OF THE COURT
By: /s/ T. Knox
As Deputy Clerk .
4tc, March i1. 18. 1 25 an April 1. 1999.
IN THE CIRCUIT' COURT. FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF


S\ 1 FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNT.
CASE NO.99-08 CP
SIPROBATE '
IN RE: The Estateof '
t'Ci?... RIIL^ -." MABETHEL WALKER. / ,i:
deceased.. ;'

800-654-8689 NOTICEOF ADMINISTRATION
800-411-3717 THE ADMINISTRATION of the Estate Qf,
MABETHEL WALKER. deceased. Fle Number 99-..
08 CP. Is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf
99 County. Florida. Probate Division the address of"-
499,900. which is Gulf County Courthouse. Probate
00. Dlsion. 1000 Cecil G. Cosun. Sr Boulevard. Port
00.', Sl Joe, FL 32456 The name and address of the
th MOL. $16,500. Personal Representative and her attorney are set
$pth MOL. $225,000. forth below. ...
)/ uue', ." All interested persons are required to file
ier $72,000. 'WITHIN THREE 131 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OFTHIS NOTICE. I1) All
claims against the estate and 121 any objection by
18,440. an interested person on whom notice was served
that challenges the validity of the Will, the quallfl
cationss of the Persona; Representative. venue or
$250000-$254,9,00. *jurisdiction of the Court
$250,000254,00. ALL CLAIMSDEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
eat Views. $295,000. NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
"TAGTr DATE of the first publication of this Notice of
NTAL AGENT Administrauon 3/11/99.
ckie Dawis Cape San Bias is/THOMAS S GIBSON
ithy Kitchens St. Joe Beach RISH. GIBSON & SCHOLZ. PA '. .'
PO Bor 39
.-..Port t Joe. Florida 32456
18501 2207821f I' --" /'--
FL BAR NO 0350583
/s/ NORMA R FALL
P O Box 13653
Mexico Beach. Fl 32410
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
2tc. March II ard 18. 1999


St. George Island
850-927-2666 800-974-2666
Apalachicor6a
850-653-2555 888-419-2555

ier Dunes at Cape San Bias
110 Barrie. Dune; Dr Port Si J.a. FL 32456
229-9800 800-293-0428, ext. 107

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Port St. Joe. Wonderful 3BR/2BA. 2500 sq. It. home. Built in 1992, this dwelling
features all the modern amenities fireplace with gas logs; double vanity, garden
tub, separate shower, and whirlpool in master bath; 2 H&A units; irrigation well;
landscaped lot near schools and churches. $159,900. MLS#3089
1,998The Prudenhal Real Estate Afilliaes mInc Tne Prudential and ,o are registered service marks
ol The Prudential insurance Company ol America Equal Housing Opportunity.
Eacn Cormpanrvy In dently Oned and Operaitr





Crystal Sands

REALTY, INC.
OFFICE: (850) 648-4400 FAX (850) 648-4555
TOLL FREE 1-888-385-1844
1602 HIGHWAY 98 MEXICO BEACH

ELBERT L. TAYLOR, Broker
Sales Associates: Janice Brownell,
Perry McFarland & Charlotte Sanford
Joan Kent, Broker/Sales Associate
NEW LISTINGS: ,

136 Pineda St., St. Joe Beach. Doublewide mobile home in
first block with dedicated beach. Approx. 1800 SF 3BR/2BA,
with large rooms. Has dining rm. and eat-in kitchen, fireplace,
jacuzzi and shower in MBR. Lg. walk-in closets in every bed-
room. Screened porch on front. Won't last long at this price,
$79,900.. .. .
348 Cortez, St. Joe Beach. Handyman special. 2BR/2BA
home. Approx. 1600 SF with'large rooms on super large corner
lot 150x150'. Has current appraisal. Don't miss out on this
one!!! $79,900.
207 Third St., Mexico Beach. Great beach retreat. This
2BR/1BA mobile home, furnished, has large screened porch.
Short walk to beach. $55,000.
707 Nautilus Dr., Sea Shores. This beautiful home has
3BR/2BA, living room/dining combo, fireplace, loft area may be
used for office/play room, large deck. $163,000.'


FIRST PUBLIC HEARING
The City of Wewahltchka Is considering
applying to the Florida Department of Community
Affairs IDCA) for a Small Cities. Community,)
Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to
6550.000 The funds must be used for one of the,
following purposes:
1. To benefit low and moderate income per-,
sons: or
2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of.
slums or blight,. or
3. To meet other community development
needs ot recent origin having a particular '
urgency because exisung conditions pose a
serious and immediate threat to the health
or welfare of the community and where'
other financial resources are not available i
to meet such needs.
The categories of activities for which these
runds may tv used are in the areas of housing.
neighborhood revitalizauon. commercial revitaliza
tion. or economic development, and include such
unpro.ement activities as acquisition of real prop-
erty. loans to private for-prolit business, purchase
of machinery and equipment. construction of Infra.
structure, rehabilitation of houses and commercial
buildings, and energy conservation Additional
Information regarding the range of activities that
insy be undertaken will be provided at the public
hearing
For each acuvity that Is proposed atl least 70
percent of the funds must benefit low and moder-
ate Income persons I
In developing arn application for submission
to DCA. the City of ewahlchka must plan to min
imize displacement of persons as a result 6if
planned CDBG aeuviues In addition, the City of
Wewahltchka Is required to develop a plan to assist
displaced persons
The public hearing to receive cluzen viens
concerning the community s economic and comr
munity development needs will be held In
liewahitchka City Hall on Tuesday. March 23.
1999 beginning at 6 p m. local Ume For Infor
mauon concerning the public hearing contact City
Clerk Jerri Linton. Wew'ahllchha City Hall. 117
Fast Second St, P 0 Box 966, Wewahitchka.;
Florida 32465 Phone 1850) 639-2605.
The public hearing is being conducted In a
handicapped accessible location Any handicapped
person requiring an interpreter for the hearing or
visually impaired persons should contact Mrs
Linton at least fl'e calendar days prior to the meelt
ing and an Interpreter will be provided Any non-
English speaking person wiushing to attend- the'
puollc hearing should contact Mrs Linton at least-
fire calendar days prior to the meeung and a lan-
guage Interpreter will be provided To access a
Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD);
please call (850). 639-2605. Any handicapped per-,
son requiring special accommodation at this m'eet-
Ing should contact Mrs. Linton at least five days
prior to the meeting. 'l
The City of Wowahitchka 1i a Feai
Housing, Equal Opportunity, Handicapped
Responsive Jurisdiction.
Itc. March1l8. 1999. *;'',

"IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY .. C
IN RE: The Estate of PROBATE DIVISION
LEONA H. TAYLOR, '))' '
deceased. Case No. 99-60

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of LEONA H Te -
LOR. deceased, Case No. 99-10. Is pending in Ibe.
Circuit Court for Gulf County. Florida. Probe
Division, the address of which is Gulf Cout,
Courthouse. Port St. Joe. Florida. 32456. The
names and addresses of the personal represepta-
tive and the personal representative's attorney is
set forth below. i,
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT: t
All persons on whom this notice Is served who have
objections that challenge the qualifications of the
personal representative, venue, or the Jurisdiction
of this Court or claims any interest in the estate.
are required to file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.


All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands aeijnst ,dece.dents
estate on whom a copy of thi.tr noue is serve.
within three months after the date of the lrst pub
licaution of this nouce. must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB
LOCATION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINETY DAMS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERViCE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM
All other creditor- of the djecelerdnt andri perrrr'
having claims or demands agamtst the decedent s :
estate muAt file their clsins 1ith thi counr WITH-
IN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL
CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT 50
FILED %WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
'The'date of the first publication of this Notice is'
March 18.' 1999
Attorney for Personal Representative.
DAVID C. GASKIN
Florida Bar No. 027928 .
P 0 Box 185
Wewahltchka. Florida 32465
850/639-2266
Personal Representative:
B. T. TAYLOR
310 East Riner Road
Wewahitchka. Florida 32465
4tc. March 18 and 25. and April I and 8. 1999
IN THE.FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE- The Marriage of
BRIAN MICHAEL 'HOMAS.
Husband/Peuuoner.
and
LAURA ANN THOMAS.
Wife/Respondent CASE NO. 99-84,

NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: LAURA ANN THOMAS
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action
for Dissolution of Mariage has been filed against
you and you are required to ierne a cop. of \0ur
written defenses, f any. to this acuon or, DAVID C
GASKIN. ESQ. Petitioners attorney, whoe
address Is Post OTice Box 185 Wewahitchkh
Florida 32465. on or before the 15th day of April.
1999. and file the oginal withth he Clerk of this
Court either before service on petitioner s attorney
or Immediately thereater. oLherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief demanded In
the petition.
S WTNESS my hand and the seal of this court
on the 15th day of March. 1999
'Benny C. Lister
Clerk of Circuit Court
SBy: /s/ Benny C. Lister
4tc, March 18 and 25. and April 1 and 8, 1999.
NOTICE
Registration Books are now open at the Office of
Cora Sue Robinson. Gulf County Supervisor o0
Elections, Gulf County Courthouse. and will
remain open through April 12. 1999. for voter
Sregstrauon and changes in registrauon for the
upcoming Municipal Elecuon Tuesday. Ma I 1.
1999 -
Persons wishing to ille as candid ates for the folloA.
Ing offices may qualify during "Candidate
Qualifying Period" beginning April 14, 1999 at
1200 noon and ending April 21. 1999 at 12:00
',noon:- ,' .' ... i ,
MAYOR-COMMISSIONER
COMMISSIONER. GROUP I
COMMISSIONER. GROUP II
Forms for filing are available in the Supervior of
Elections Office. Gulf County Counhouse. Port St
Joe, Florida
THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE
By /s/ Pauline Pendars -
Pauline Pendarvsis '
City Auditor-Clerk
Itc, March 18, 1999. "


Pets include one large female.
malamute; one large female collie;
an apricot female mixed poodle;
three brindle, two female, one
male; four chow, two white, :one
red, one charcoal; one golden
retriever and lab mix female;'two
male mix shepherds; two red bull-
dogs, one male, one female: 32
dogs to choose from. There are
also six cats waiting for adoption.


Booster Membership Open
Anyone who is interested may .
become a PSJHS band booster. .
The organization is currently ,,
expanding, and welcomes anyone
who wishes to partJcipate.
For more information about"
membership, call Gall at 229-".
6593 or 229-6805.


YS o Fantasy $M

Proerties, Inc. EALTO

1200 U.S. Hwy. 98 2221 CR-30
Mexico Beach, FL, 32410 Simmons Bavou on St. Joe Bay
850.648-5146 850.227.2511
1.800.458.7478 or 888.458.7470


NEW LISTINGS:
Lots St. Joe Beach. Developers Commercial,
Residential! 180' on U. S, 98 by 440' on Court St. Also, second par-
cel adjoins 370' on Americus Ave. by 125' deep. Residential/commer-
cial zoning. Great potential! Growing area! $600 000.
Canal Front Home, 111 N. 44th St., Mexico Beach. Canal
front, 3/2 custom built brick home boats many amenities including 120'
on the MAIN canal with seawall, dock, and boat slip, gunite pool
w/cool decking Located in quiet neighborhood on cul-de-sac. View of
canal from main rooms of house. Tinted windows assure daytime priva-
cy. Armstrong "Imagine. wood flooring, tile, carpel. Italian marble fire-
place, cultured marble sills and bathroom counters. Open deck with-
8x1 2 screened porch off master bedroom Priced to sell at $280,000.
108 S. 29th St. Mexico Beach. BEACH FRONT ONE OF A
KIND! Single family executive 3BR/2.5BA approx. 2800 SF, 3 levels.
Ground is 2 car underneath parking w/entries and storage. Next level
has foyer, powder room, kitchen, master BR and BA suite. Magnificent
great room living/dining, fireplace, sliding Andersen glass doors across.
this main living level opening onto a large screened porch which runs..
the full width of house. Next level and 2BR and full ba, sitting area, and-
goes up to a functional Widow's Walk. Excellent construction pickled
pine walls, white oak floors. Many, many amenities. Must see! Partially
furnished. This type of beach front home does not become available
very often! Situated on 2 lots has 101' of beach front. $650,000. For
further information ask for Ellen Allemore, 648-5146. '
816 Marvin Ave., Port St. Joe. Lovely 4 BD/2.5 BA on a Ig.
150/175 lot. 3 level home Remodeled kitchen with new flooring and
new cabinets. Entry has ceramic tile flooring. Den with fireplace over-
looks 16x40 inground swimming pool. Office off den. Deck off master
bedroom. Cen. h/a, double car garage. A must see. $1 30,000.
REDUCED r
Mexico Beach Seafood Restaurant and lounge located on
the canal with .6 boat slips. Price includes the business, two canal front
lots, the restaurant, all furnishings and inventory. Call for particulars.'.
-$650 9.0 Reduced to S550,000.

ON THE MARKET AGAIN!

St. Joe Beach, Pelican Walk Subd., 8206 Pelican .Wtalk:.
Lane, Very nice 2 bedroom, 1 bh. un6 I ,'irtpl.Vs-sl air- BR has neal.:
loft study, ch/a, slove, dishwasher, deck, shed oocd price at $72,500.


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


MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE


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Barbara Stein ArtncAt Paulette Cleaj'e
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BARRIER DUNES RESORT CONMMUINITN
Goulf Fruel 2155A.55A h siarlol, sa.New carpet, paint.
cC.v.,f..Imri i'(vj R5 a io.r fri-.,rp lr
A.. lg5r1S K1'- (- -O- 0--a,,. 15,5, ,rT
Crj11 -1C 15HIM !b-,5 Slum 'rrle Lis5 9-MlC-1 W.r
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Cal1... .11 '5.151 1 I-A6. l vnrr~I..l~IS


SECLUDED DUNES, this prestigious single
family residence community offers generous
building sites & some of the most exquisite
homes on Cape San Bias. We are offering a
11 1x275' (approx) Gulf front lot + adjacent Gulf
view lot (95'x380" approx) sold as package only!
$535,000.


ODiN PASS GULF TOC LAGOON -
Preserve a piece of Florida's past before it's all
gone. A full 100' wide, stretching from the Gulf
to Indian Pass Lagoon. Over 2 acres of beautiful
property PLUS a small rustic home! Only
$375.000. Call Barbara today for details.


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Rebecca Ham nun S
Rci I M i b Ae cIt, 5..r Ini i. lt.lj


SEACLIFFS: Gulf frorn eic; fi.-rm 3
200' BAYFRONT! View the pristine bay, decks! 3BR/2.5BA condo has approx 1800
close to St. Joe State Park. 9 acres of pri- SE 3rd floor is your master bedrooni offer.
vacy from C-30E to the BAYFRONT.E Last ing privacy even if you bring a crowd. New
of this type left on Cape San Blas. Zoned c arpet and vinyl, freshly painted. Very well
commercial/residential. $250,000. maintained. Great rental! Priced at $205,000.


New Listing. On C-30E just north of
Trading Post, 100'x154'. Zoned commer-
cial/residential. Great potential. $32,000.
Possible owner financing.









CAPE VILLAS IA Come to Cape Villas and
enjoy the best of both worlds Beachside and
Poolside! Gulf front townhome w/2 1g. bed-
rooms, ea. w/ their own bath. 1/bath on first
floor. Screened gulfside porch & private deck
off each bdrm. Only 12 units in complex, 4 units'
per bldg. This is an end unit. Great rental histo-
ry. Sold fully furnished. Priced at 5154,9(X).


Htie no nhesiL s las Iso: 'h.i. d .re, u.'r. IPJri
our new marina that is now being built. Just 1/2
block off Hwy. 98 on newly renovated Reid Ave.,
from 1st to 2nd St. Consisting of 6 30x90' lots, 5
buildings, and 2 vacant lots for future development.
Right in the heart of all the activity. HURRY, only
S300,000. Call Barbara for more details.


OWNER SAYS MAKE AN OFFER!
Enjoy a picturesque view of the /Gulf from
this fully furnished 2BR/2BA home, with
W/D, carpeting and so much more. Has
great rental potential. Reduced to $169,M00).


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Humane Society

Offers Pets for

Adoption Today!
/ The Port St. Joe Humane
Society currently has a large
selection of animals who need a
home.
If you would like to consider
adopting one of the following ani-
mals, please contact Johnny
T Collins at 227-1115. or the PSJ
SHumane Society at 227- 1103.


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baby. We offer endless love, safety &
security. Expenses paid. Please" call
attorney Tann Hunt @ 800-470-0703.
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AUCTION EVERY FRIDAY NITE, at
7 p.m. EST at Old Port Theatre in Port
St. Joe. Wade Clark Auctions,
S 850-229-9282.;-
1, 0% Buyers Premium. AB1239; AU 1737 A01743





1986 Eddie Bauer,-full size Bronco,
everything ,in good, condition with tow-
ing package. S3.400. 229-6961.
2tc 3/18
1"992 red Chevy Cavalier, 2 door. good
cbnd., good tires, runs good and every-
thihng works. $2,500 firm. Call.229-
6.323. for appointment.. tfc 3/11
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50' Navy T-craft shrimp boat, Deaflex
Haul 671 N. series with 4 valve head, all
electronics included, $1,000 down and
take over payments. 229-8909.,
ltc3/18
34' Hatteras w/reef &,king permits,
Volvo diesels, good condition, Sitex elec-
tronics, life raft w/eperb. many extras.
648-4365. : tfc 2/25

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Mexico Beach Video for sale. Call 648-
8555 or 648-8636. 4tc 3/18


Large 3 bedroom apt. in Port St. Joe.
Liv. rm.. dining rm.. kitchen, and laun-
S dh- rm. 8350 month. S350 security. No
pets. Call 227-3511. Ufc 3/ 1 1
One bedroom furnished pat. for rent.
Cen. a/c and heat, water, sanitation &
cable TV furnished. $475 month. No
pets. $300 deposit. 2nd floor nice view.
Hide-A-Wav Harbor Motel. Mexico
Beach, 648-5407. Itp 3/18
Mexico Beach mobile home lot. 875
month. 648-4896. tic 3/4

Private office space at
236 Reid Ave. $180
monthly, includes utili-
ties. Call 229-7121.
Ltfc 3/4

BEACH STORAGE
Day: 227-7200,
night: 647-3882 .':"
Ask about our special
St. Joe Beach

Safe 'N Dry Storage
$25 month
212 Third St., PSI, FL
229-2727


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

22'96200


Available Sooni One
Bedroom Handicap
Apartment Subsidy
Available
PINE RIDGE APTS.,125
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
SLaundry facilities
S*.On-site Management
SVOICE/TrY ACCESS L.
(352) 472-3952

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


F]HHHHHH,


Retail space for rent in dowritown area.
850-647-3224, 2tp 3/18.
Business, Car Wash and House for
Rent. Can be rented together or sepa-.
rately. For more information call 648-
3090, Hwy. .98 & 41st St., Mexico
Beach, FL. 4tc 3/11
For rent in Gulfaire Subd. Almost new' 3
bedroom, 2 bath home. 1600 sq. ft,'
washer/dryer, jacuzzi, $1,000 per
month plus utilities. Available 2/15/99.
Parker Realty, of Mexico Beach, 648-
5777. tfc 3/4:
Very nice two bedroom. 1 bath apart-
ment, in Port St., Joe, $390 month plus
$250 deposif. Please no pets. For more
information, call 229-6527. -. ,,tfc 3/4
2 bedroom house, nice yard, ch&a, 450
Madison St., $420 mbnth, $420 securi-`
ty, no pets. Call 227-3511. tfc 3/4.
Commercial building, 1750 sq. ft., 107
Second St., Port St. Joe. Call 639-2874.
tfc 3/4
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No
pets. I block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106. tfc3/4
Apartments and Homes for Rent: One to
3 bedroom apartments. duplexes. and
homes for rent Ain Mexico Beach.
Furnished and, unfurnished., Call
Parker Realty at 850-648-5777 for modre
Information. tfc 31


.UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. screen porch. carport 4
laundry rm.
Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
1* New'extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house. 1 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm., ch&a,, dish-
washer &" stove, fully, carpeted. No
pets. '
FURNISHED
*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat & air,
washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hookup.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m. tfc 3/4


For Rent: quaint building, clean, small.
easy to decorate, Ideal for small wed-
dings, receptions. dinners,~great rates.
For information call 227-1278, or 227-
1776. tfc 9/25


Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty Manor
Circle. Port St. Joe. Affordable housing
for 'the, elderly and the handicapped.
Cen. h &a, 'laundry faciIltles.' energy
efficient const.. stove & refrig.. fur-
nished. fully carpeted. 1 bdrm.. apts. on
site Equal Oppor. Housing Complex.Call
229-6353 for more information. NOW
TAKING APPLICATIONS tfc 3/4

Office space for rent adja-
cent to Citizens Federal -
$500 per mo., plus utilities.
410 Long Ave., Port St. Joe,
Florida 850-227-7413.
tfc 3/4



Gulf View

Mini Storage
located on Hwy. 98 next
to Gulf Fabricating

850-29-6310
,ic 3. .i

Now Renting Spacious
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,125
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451'
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities
On site Management
Voice/TrY Access ,
S (352) 472-3952 -
tic '74

For Rent, One Bedroom
Handicap Apartment
MOSS CREEK APTS.,126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465.
(850) 639-2722
; Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities
On-site Management
SVoice/TrY Access
S(352) 472-3952 4
tfc3/4.


For Rent
MOSS CREEK APTS.,126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465.
(850) 639-2722
':* Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting,
Laundry facilities
On-site Management
Voice/TTY Access
(352) 472-3952 tfc
^3. 'tfA4


4 family yard sale in community park at
Howard Creek, comer of Squirrel and
Whitfield Road, Saturday,: 8,.a..,- .4
p.m.
Yard Sale: Sat.. March 20th. 8:00 -
1:00, 305 Allen Memorial Way. Sofa,
loveseat, papasan chair, king size head-
board, recliner, boys & ladies' clothes.
toys, books, misc. I ltp 3/IS
Yard Sale: Friday, Mar: 19. 8 5: Sat,
Mar. 20, 8 i- 1. *3i;familles at 1017
Woodward .Ave. Tools, fishing tackle.
wood crafts, misc., paint, rabbits, filing
cabinet, hot water .heater, household
items. 227-1804. t..p
Garage Sale: Sat., March 20, 1101 Long
Ave. Furniture, lampl, karaoke. lots of
miscellaneous. 8 a.m. 1 1 a.m.
Yard Sale: Friday and Saturday. 8:30 -
3:00,. 317 Canal St.,; St. Joe Beach.
Adult, infant, toddler clothes; swing set,
live plants, lots of misc. items.





Prefer retired person with interest 'in
freshwater: fishing arid residing in the
north Gulf County (Wewahitchka) area.
Full or part Ume work available at local
sporting goods. bait and tackle store.
Good personality, dependability and
honesty a must. For application call
229-9007; 9-4 Mon.-Fri. 2tc 3/18
MACHINISTS immediately opening.
experience required. Established firm in'
Tallahassee. FL. Good working condi-
tion, fringe benefits. Call 850-576-4187
M-F7:30 4:00. 2tp 3/18
Immediate Opening. Ironworkers/weld-
ers, certified. Must read shop drawings
- must climb. Established company,
fringe benefits. Good working condi-
tions. Call 850-576-4187; MLP, 8:00'2-
5:00. 2tp 3/18
BiG 10 TIRES, Immediate openings for
front end brake and alignment mechan-
ics. Also tire techs. Drug free workplace,
excellent.benefits, paid, vacation. 401K,
B/C, B/S insurance. Call for details.
Randy, 850-763-7936. ,
Full time housekeepers, apply in per-
son, Apalachicola River Inn, 123 Water
Q+. 9r> q! I I


CUSTOM LAWN

SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559


Glynn Dykes
Drywall
"No job too big,.or too small"
227-17!85
Free.Estimoates ,'Insured

ROGER STOKES
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR
647-3328
P Free E Nimales RF0066770
PLUMBING REPAIRS


Termite &


Residential
Commercial
Pest Control


STrrmie Treain.rair Rei.laurir,1 MoIel
SFlea or,.lrol Cc ur r,, r,-u
* HCUS nI.'I Pe-l dor,3rol r ai Tr-alr r fl.
* Real'Eialoe iWO01 Repaorn Cori:iruciic. Sle;

MILY OWNED
PLEASANTT & PROFESSIONAL
Serving Gull Co & Surrour,ding Area
Free Estimates & Inspections


Attention: Laid Off .Plant Workers! If
you could use extra income up' to 'a
$1,000 .a week, come see the
opportunity this Friday night, March
19th at the Wewahitchka Community
Center (behind the old, courthouse) at
7:30 CST. Also open to anyone desiring
extra income. ,,tp 3/18
Gulf Coast Electric Cooperative; will be
accepting applications to fill two posi-
tions of Equipment Operator for the
Southport district until Tuesday.'March
23od, at Job Senices of Florida. 1 14 E.
9th St., Panama City, FL. Minimum job
spiegflqatipns, for these, positions
include: high school graduate or equti-
alent,. two years experience as a ground
technician or right of way helper.
including prior experiehce i-lth a pole
derrick truck or right of way bucket
truck operator. Gulf Cdast is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. We recruit on
the basis of merit. without regard to
race. color, religion, sex, age. national
origin., disability, or veteran status. Itc
3/,18
Night auditor,; bookkeeping experience
ret ulred. Also bartender. Gibson Inn.
Apalachlcola, FL Apply In person.
S1,, 2l 3/18
Kitchen help',needed. Apply between 9
a.m. and Il a.m.li:hperson at the Fish
House Restaurant, Mexico Beach.
tfc 3/18

Part time and full timegolf course main-
tenance personnel needed at St. Joseph
Bay Country Club. Experience not: nec-
essary. Will traint;.Apply, ina person
between 9 a.m. 2 p.m., ask for Cal or
Tommy. 3tc 3/11
Npw accepting applications at Beach
Pizza, New York Dell, and the Video
Station in Mexico ,Beach. We need"
cooks, cashiers, clerks, and sandwich'
artists. Great for retiree to work a few
hours, a week or school kids looking for
summer job. Must have transportation
and a phone, 'be neat and clean and
dependable. No experience necessary.
No phone calls, apply in person. Equal
Opportunity Employer. 2tc 3/11
Companion for elderly gendeman. part
time over night. Call Marilyn at 648-
5247 or 648-8180. 3tc 3/I .
Driver warehouse man for national
electrical supply company. Call 227-
7373 for appointment. 2tc 3/11


STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC B 0036936
1 Specializing in Reroofs ,
Y Single-Ply & Repairs
-u'here Quality Is Higher Than Prince".
229--8631


BART'S J
HANDYMAN '
SERVICE
Household Repairs
Painting Interior/Exterior i Deck
Restoration 2 Lawn Maintenance
FREE ESTIMATES
(850) 229-1051


, PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
,St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
, ,706 First Street
Phone 227-2112
f" n;' A.A, ". : .-, ,,, ,;

'.7 MINI-STORAGE \


*r R. I P, F1| '-
5x10 10x10- 10x20
1On 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.
850-229-841 6
,. : RA0043378 ER0007623, ,.





For the Handynimaq id Sportsman
W We strive to meet your needs!
Hardware BLP Paints Ammunition'
Hunting Supplies Mobile Hpine *BoBptTrailer Parts
Live & Frozen Bait Tackle.*' Gifts and Souvenirs
306 Reid Avenue ;',, Roy Todd, Owner
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 ';,, (850) 229-8933


Babysitter needed ASAP to care for 2
children, ages 4 & 6 after school and
someweekends. Preferable with trans-
portation. 648-8181 2tc 3/:11


Housekeepers wanted for Mexico Beach
and Simmons Bayou offices.
Applications available at both sites.
Fantasy Properties. tfc 3/8'


Burger King is the place where business-minded individuals are
building rewarding careers in restaurant management. We are
seeking people-oriented individuals with excellent communica-
tion skills (college education preferred) for opportunities that can
open up an exciting future.
NOW ACCEPTING MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS FOR THE
FOLLOWING AREAS: PANAMA CITY, APALACHICOLA,
BLOUNTSTOWN, CHIPLEY, CRESTVIEW, FT. WALTON BEACH,
MARIANNA, NICEVILLE AND PORT ST. JOE
, Our management professionals enjoy::,
5-Day Work Week
Competitive Salary
Medical Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Bonus Program
401K ,
; Paid Vacation
Extensive Training Program
Open your mind to a business career with Burger King.
For an application call (334) 793-0997 or fax your resume to
(334) 677-6240. ,
EOE/M/F/V!/D"'
DBUR1GER Drug-Free Workplace

KING workingg Together...
WbTo Be The Bestr

Goldco, Inc. Is an Independent Franchise of Burger King Corporation.


COINS BY THE BAY! I buy and sell old
coins and paper money. Billy Stephens.
fair prices. Home 229-8104, bus. 229--
6803. tfc 3/4

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


C. J.'s tLawn
Service
FULL LAWN SERVICE
VACUUM YARD MACHINES
TRIMMING
I will work for you.
Serving Mexico Beach, St. Joe
..,Beach,.Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka
Clyde Sanford (850) 648-8492 ,


Saye -(o Saw e7 6 74 .Sem

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



Steve Brant's

ROOFING

LICENSED & INSURED
,'. LIC. #RC0050321
Port St. Joe Call

229-6326
Mobile 899-0219 or'
89-0218 '
r ,' ,.. "f c2/4


^ ACftent / to,-.)etAm d
Michael Wood Residential Contractor 227-1589
F in e 'cc6rpenItry & -ar'" hi tec tural, de ta ils
repairs remodels decks fenced
Insured License #RR0067190


KF GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
'EXTENDED WARRANTYt* FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING,
SERVICE AGREEMENTS
. 648-5474 FLUCENSEER0010992,RAI154218,
648544


Tin CurnT HOPPE


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

PUMP REPAIR.& SALES LICENSED & INSURED

H & M IRRIGATION
; for All Your Watering Needs!
HAL KEELS FREE ESTIMATES 229-2738


Mize Plumbing, Glass a Supply, Inc.
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS REMODELING
PLUMBING SUPPLIES GLASS, MIRRORS & SHOWER DdORS
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Lic. #RF0051042, RGOO51008, ER001161.8
520 E. First)St., Port St. Joe, FL
850-229-6821 or 227-3885


TRADES and SERVICES











Pase Eight The Star. Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. March 18. 1999


I HEL W gANTEDI


Certified dental assistant needed for 3 First Baptist Church of Wewahitchka is,
days a week, 639-5422. Dr. Robert accepting applications for the position,
Wherley. 2tc 3/18 of Church Secretary. This is a 24 hours
per week position. To make inquiries,
Assistant Principal please call 639-2789 between 8 a.m. 3
The Gulf County School Board is receiv- p.m. CST, Monday Thursday.
ing applications' for Assistant Principal. 2tc, 3/18
Persons having applications on file in' -
the School Board office and wishing to Now hiring warehouse/delivery. Apply,
be considered for this position must In person at Badcock Home,
request to have their application sub-' 'Furnishings, 310 Reid Ave., Port St.,
emitted. Applications and job descrip- 'Joe, FL. Lfc 3/11,
tions may be picked up at the District "
Office or www.gulf.kl2.n.us. Completed. Gulf Pines Medical Clinic has an open-
applications should be sent to Mr; Jerry ing for an LPN. full time and part time
Kelley. Superintendent. 150 Middle- positions available, IV certification a
School Road, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. plus. Contact Brian Cooley -DON 227-
Salary will be determined by approved ; 1121 ext. 153. 2tp3/l1,
salary schedule. ApplicaUon deadline is
April 2, 1999, 12:00 noon, E.T. The Now hiring experienced hydraulic crane
Gulf County School Board is an equal operators. Class A. CDL & good driving,
opportunity employer. 2tc 3/11 record required. IRA. insurance, and
pa1, n ii--a1 r--, u-- rcc .. ....I-1-


URGENT U. S. Fresh looking for
scallop pickers, $6 hr. plus overtime.
227-9590. 3tc 3/4


Starsearch


groups,

record


paid holidays. Drug iree workplace.,
Apply in person at Deep .South Crane
Rentals. 2212 Sherman Ave., Panama
City. FL 32405. 3tc 3/4


bands,

Major

seeking


- singers,,


all- styles/ages.

label executives


new artists. Coming


to Panama


City, FL 901-427-2639/427-9514.
4tp 3/18


Gulf Collaborative Partnership
Project Assistant (4 hours daily). The
Gulf County School Board Is receiving
applications for Gulf Collaborative,'
Partnership Project Assistant. Persons
having applicaUons on file in the School
Board office and wishing to be consid-
ered for this. position must request, to.,
have. their applications submitted.
Applications and job descriptions
should be sent to Ms. Deborah Crosby,-
Coordinator. 150 Middle School Road.
Port St. Joe. FL 32456. Salary will be
determined by approved salary sched-
ule. Application deadline Is March 25,
1999, 12:00 noon, E.T. The Gulf
County school Board 'is an equal
opportunity employer. 2tc 3/,1
Computer Technology Assistant
(Remainder of FYI r
The Gulf County School Board is receiv-
ing applications- for' Computer
Technology Assistant. Persons having
applications on file In the School Board
office and wishing to be considered for
this position must request to have their
application submitted. Applications and
job descriptions may be picked up at
the District Office and completed appli-
cations should be sent to Mr. Temple
Watson. Director of Support Services.
150 Middle School Road, Port St. Joe,
FL 32456. Salary will be determined by
approved salary schedule. Application
deadline is March 18, 1999, 12:00
noon. E.T. The Gulf County School
Board Is an equal opportunity employer.
2tc 3/11
Pest control and termite technician.
Experience helpful, but will train right
person. Call 648-3018. Lfc 3/4


I TRADES and-~ S UERVIES


Port St. Joe Lodge No. TI 1
',\ Reg. Stated Communication
~".I 1st & 3rd Thursday of each
month, 8:00 p.m.,
N ," Masonic Hall.
214 Reid Ave. William F. Watson, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.
1st & 3rd weeks

Say aou Saw I n T7e StS!,

JEFF'S TREE SERVICE
17 years experience in
Removal, Trimming, Etc.
Free Estimates Low Rates
850-762-4660


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


Wewa Serenity Group, Presbyterian
Church, Hwy. 71, Al Anon meets
Monday at 7:00. AA meets Monday and
Thursday at 7:00.

&all 227-127e ta Place *o=t
elassuied Aldl
Residential *Custom Wood.
Commercial *Industrial
A 8 R Fence,


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
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229


Chlris' Appliance Repair Service

." 477 Ponderosa Pines Drive
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

S lOB ^Owner: Chris Acree

AMJobile 227-8083 Office: 227-1402


Quality First Power Washing
Excellent results on Vinyl Siding, Homes, Patios, Boots & Most All Vehicles.
Driveways & Const. Equipment 15 years experience. High quality work. Free
estimates. Call day or night. Owner Michael C. Hamm -
850-229-8664 Port St. Joe, FL Minor Carpentry Repairs

ALAN STRICKLAND (850) 647-8081
.ic.#ER0013168 .4 Hr. Service
Do It Right the 1st Time. Call
STRICKLAND ELECTRIC
Power Poles Trailer Hookups Service Change Outs
-; ,&New & Remodeling Construction


PHIL'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
REPAIR AND REMODELING
(850) 229-6460
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
tfc2/4 Licensed and Insured Lic. #RR-0067199

Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financialand Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

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


^ Office: 850-229-6018
Fax: 850-229-8976


C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Excavating Land Clearing 0 Fill Dirt Port-O-Let
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand
Complete Septic Service!
installation Pump-Out Repair It


S 1 ae Saw t T 74 S aS/


SGood Work Doesn't Cost,
It Pays I

ST. JOE TREE AND
STUMP REMOVAL
Brush Chipping, Stump Grinding
and Logging INSURED,
6924 Alabama Avenue ,
Port St. Joe
; 850-647-3405
dc Charles Tipton


MARVIN JONES
50 years experience
Plumbing Repairs
Rotary Drain
Cleaning
Call 227-1432
8ip 3/i'



MOWER & SAW

REPAIR
Barfield's Lawn 8 Garden,
212 Third St.
229-2727
35 years experience
New & Used Equipment Sales,
FREE pickup and delivery
(when we do your repair)
f3/


A Cati




AVon0

Circle
Repair 1


Immediate opening for warehouse and
delivery person. Must be 18 %ears old
and have valid drivers license. Pick up
application at Wallace Pump & Supply
Co.. Inc.. 824 15th St., Mexico Beach,,
FL 648-8161. 2tc 3/11
Part time office position In the reserva-
tions/front desk area. Some weekend
work required. Needs to be friendly and
outgoing with good communicaUon and
computer skills. Must be able to handle
difficult situations and enjoy working
with the public. Please mail or fax
resumes to Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach, P. 0. Box 123, Mexico Beach, FL
32410. fax #850-648-5779. E-mail
address: parkerrealty@digitalexp.com.
tifc 3/4

Full time maintenance supervisor needs
40 hrs. a week. Benefits. Applications
can be picked up at Heritage and
Southern Villas. '398 24th Ave., ;
Apalachicola. FL. Drug Screening
Required. tfc 3/4
Immediate employment opportunity
available in Tallahassee. Long term-full
time position for Tallahassee metal roof-
Ing contractor'& sheet metal fabrication
shop. Looking for Experienced Shop
Foreman and Metal Roofing
Installers. Must have knowledge of
sheet metal construction. Must be able
to pass a drug test and have a valid
Florida driver's license. Call "Wenco" at
1-800-226-1166 and ask for Sandl.
8tc 1/28
Need licensed salesperson, experience
in south Gulf County preferred. Call
Tom at Tom Todd Realty, 227-1501.


Project Representative:, To serve as
the on-site supervisor and college repre-
sentative for a college construction pro-
ject in Port St. Joe. Qualifications
include high school diploma or equiva-,
lent, thorough knowledge of mechani-
cal, electrical, plumbing, engineering
and life safety systems. Six years of
experience in commercial construction
supenislon and/or construction/build-
Ing administration. Position Is open
until filled. Applications for the above
positions may: be picked up at: Gulf
Coast Community College,: Human
Resources, Administration Annex Room
104, 5230 W. U. S. Hwy. 98, Panama
City, FL32401. GCCC is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.
S" Iltc3/18

Receptionlst/Reservat ionist.
Property management office. requires
customer interface, good telephone
skills, and computer literate. Full time
positions w/benefits. Openings at
Simmons Bayou and Mexico Beach.,
Fantasy Properties, Inc. Call 227-2511
or 648-5146. tic 2/25
Real estate salespersons wanted for
growing St. Joe Bay Office. Must be
Florida licensed and be familiar with the
south Gulf Co. area. Floor days avail-
able, member ; of MLS. Fantasy
Properties. 227-2511, 648-5146.
tfe 3/4





FOUND: Very high quality 8 ft. step lad-
der in highway. To claim call 229-8700
(and pay for this ad). 3tc 3/18


- LOST in February 1998, a female grey-
tabby cat. She is very large and has an
excellent disposition. She has already
been fixed. She answers to the: name;
herine L. Collier "Titten". When she meows It sounds like
Independent Sles "meow-row".' We live on 8th St. near
Independent Sales Long Ave.' The week she disappeared
Representative there was a very bad thunderstorm and
1 Allen Memorial Way she is an indoor cat. We believe she may
(850) 229-6460 have run into someone's house and
(.s501 229-646 made herself at home. She's very frinend-
ly and tolerant of children. If you adopt-
ed a female tabby cat in Feb.-March
S Refinishing 1999 could you please call us, we are
Touchup or Complete offering a 8100 reward for her return.
...AU.. oA... o1 229-1013. Eric and Tiff. -2tc 3/11


Keinishing. we ado it LL ram
furniture to floor. Free Estimates
This area's most experienced refinishers.
827-6828 ask for Dusty


STEVE OUTBOARD
MARINE
229-BOAT


STUCCO

by DeGraff
Affordable REAL
Stucco Work
Over 50,colors to choose from.
All Stucco-
No Styrofoam
Also specializing in: :
Simulated Brick
Simulated Stone
Quality Painting
Call Tim, "The
Stucco Man"
229-8588
Mobile # 227-5424


850-827-2431 HOURLY WORK
850-229-8757 5' REPAIR or REPLACEMENT:

Clint'sL Home Iqepair (

"Small Jobs Our Speciplty"
Carpentry, 'Painting, ,r
'Remodeling 4''t.
5 Yrs Exnperien e


Free' Estimates


ic 3'


2026 Marvin Avenue
a1 l1 b Port St. Joe, FL 32456
License #RC0067081

\ Phone(850)

A! 25YasExp 229-6859
4, 3/4

STEAM CLEANIN STEAM CLEANING

0 CARPET CLEANING



(8 3
Odor Control 24 Hr. Water Damage
Pet Stains Free Estimates Z

(850) 227-5098 or 229-9663


STEAM CLEANiNG


STEAM CLEANING


LOST: Female white cat, solid white,
ears are rounded & a little shorter than
most cats due to cancer surgery. Name
Snowflake. No collar. Children are cry-
ing, please return. Reward. Arizona Dr.,
Mexico Beach. 648-5994. I tc 3/18





Diesel Kubota tractor w/blade, 5 ft.
bush hog and back bucket. Call Bill
Carr, 229-6961. litc 3/18
For sale :or trade: call 227-3774
between 8 & 9 o'clock EST for appt. for
things listed: 7 used vacuum cleaners,
from S25-S35; 30 lamps from S3-S35; 3
brass coated planters & table S30: 4
short wicker bar stools, (swivel seats)
$40; 2 am/fm radios w/speakers- old
type) 810 ea: 4 boxes of what nots,
assortment of box springs & mattress-
es; clothing for infants. toddlers, men.
women. boxes of toys; 19 do-it-yourself
adjustable window shades 37 1/4" to
25" wide length 5 ft. (New), 50s. 2 poly.
puzzles in wooden frames S 10 ea. Many
other items not listed. ltp 3/18

Must sell. Three undelivered Arch Steel
Buildings 20x26, 25x44, 30x50. Prices
slashed Huge 'Savingsl Financing
Available. Great backyard workshops
and garages. Call immediately 1-800-
341-7007. 2tp3/18
1997 33 ft. Mobile Scout, tag-along
camper,' double slide-outs, a lot of stor-
age space. Trailer brakes and towing
package included. Take over pay-
ments/obo. Call 229-6425. tfc 3/18
Four 31x1050 tires and 47.5" alu-
minum rins, 6 lug, $450 or best offer.
229-8688. ltc3/18

Handy Canon Pc-10 copier with 2 car-
tridges. Call 229-2528. '2tp 3/18
Peavy XR 600C, powered mixer, two
speaker cabinets, with 2 25' cables. New
$950, asking $585. Call 639-2874.
tfc 3/4
Moving boxes $1 ea.; queen hide-a-bed
couch $100; queen mattress/box
springs, $75; 2 dressers $125; double
bed complete with head/footboard,
$100; self-power treadmill $150; elec-
tric power treadmill, $200; rocker chair
with footstool $125; Compaq computer
4550 (Windows 95), color monitor, 1525
$1,000. Call 229-8829. ltp 3/18

Rings, Ncklaces, Knives, Radiol/
Stereo, Bicycles, Tools, Layaways
available. Buy Sell Trade. PAWN
SHOPPE, 212 3rd St., 227-PAWN
tfe 3/4

FURNITURE:
Recliners Love Seats Sofas -
Tables Office Chairs Rattan
Pieces Handmade Dining Table -
Chairs and Stools.
Johnnie's Trim Shop
310 4th St., Port St. Joe
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AVON serving Tyhdall, the beaches and
Port St. Joe. Susan. 647-3651. tfc 3/4,

FIREWOOD, S10 truckload, you
cut, you haul! $65 we cut, we haul. Call
639-4582 or 814-0905. tfc 3/4
MARINE SALVAGE: 343 cat engine.
some parts damaged. MG 514 transmis-
sion 4.50-1, Rockwell P.T.O. Call
Townsend Marine for details. 227-8695.





Lease/Purchase 12x65' mobile home on
rental lot. Call after 5 p.m.. 229-8959.
3tp 3/4
12x65' mobile home. cheap, needs
repair, $500. 647-5106. tic 3/4





ST. JUDE'S NOVENA. May the Sacred
Heart of Jesus be adorned, glorified.
loved & preserved throughout the world
now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus.
pray for us. St. Jude. worker of mira-
cles, pray for us. St. Jude, helper of the
helpless, pray for us. Say this prayer
nine times a day. On the eighth day,
your prayers will be answered. It has
never been known to fail. Publication
must be promised. Thank you. St. Jude.
S.M. lI c 3/18
Any person or persons having informa-
tion concerning the condition of the
Me.xico Beach post office at its former
address of 812 Hwv. 98 from 3/1/96 to
1/ 1/97. Please call 1-800-874-5286.
4tp 3/11





Beautiful, gentle spayed female chow
free to good home. 639-5811 evenings,
648-8977 days. It 3/18

Adult cat, 7 yrs.. healthy black female.
spared, free to a good home. Owners
travel. 227-1893. 2tc-3/11





FSBO beautiful doublewide in Mexico
Beach. Short walk to beach. Many
extras. 850-648-9595. 4tc,3/18
White City for sale by owner beauti-
ful lot. new Installed culvert, contiguous
to St. Joe Co. property. S.H.I.P. quali-
fied. Call 227-1258. 3tc 3/18
Howard Creek Landing: a popular fish-
ing and hunting retreat, approx. 2
acres. For more Information, please call
St. Joe Papermakers Federal Credit at
227-1156. 4tc 2/25
Home for sale: 275 Ave./ M,
Apalachicola. For more information
please call St. Joe Papermakers Federal
Credit Union at 227-1156. 4tc 2/25
Mostly furnished 3BR/2B home, Ig.
screened back porch. 12x24 storage
shed, cen. a/h, new carpet, like new
furniture/appliancqe. By appt. only.
229-2576. tfc 3/4
A nice 3 bdrm., 2 ba. double wide
mobile home on 75x150 lot in quiet
neighborhood on St. Joe Beach, asking
855,000. Call 647-3292. Lfc 3/4
Brick home located on East Second St.
in Wewahitchka, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths.
liv. rm., family rm. w/fireplace and car-
port. For more information please call
St. Joe Papermakers Federal Credit
Union at 227-1156. 4tc 2/25
2 bdrm.. I ba.. lily. 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
For Sale by Owner: 2 story house, for
sale, 2050 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1/2 ba.,
large covered front & back porch.
Features 16x32 master bdrm. w/walk-
in closet. Garden tub & shower, sunken
den, fireplace, surround sound set-up.
Formal dining room, breakfast nook,
12x16 utility shed. 101 Yaupon St. By
appointment only. 229-6411 tfc 3/4
WATERFRONT home on 1.5 acres on
Dead Lakes in Wewa. 3 bdrm., 2 ba.
Very nice. 639-2089 or 227-6259.
12tp 2/18

For sale in Wewa. Single wide trailer,
screen porch, utility room, shady lo,
some financing, $24,500. 639-5920."
tfc 3/4
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,
$35,000. Call Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach, Inc. for further info. 850-648-
5777. tfc 3/4



Want to Buy: Any old guns, condition
not important. Will pay fair prices. Call
Mr. Carter, 647-5884. 4tc 3/18