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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 25, 1999
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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SHWY 431-5
ALBERTVILLE AL '35,950


Sharks & Gator Sports
: Stats on.Pages 8, 9 & 10OA
Enterprise Florida At
Work See Page 3B
Wewa Day of Baseball
Sat. At T.L. James-Page 9A
Law Enforcement Reports
Cities, County on Page 7A
Kick Butts! Page 7B
PSJ Youth Baseball "Day"
A Hit Photos on Page 7A
Obituaries Page 6A
"Zipping" Along
;: Photo on Page lB
Operation Rice Bowl Aids
St. Joe Crisis Page' 5B
School News See Page 68
Gulf County 4-H Places
First See Story on Page 6A


Books Are

Open For

Elections

Tax Referendum
Being Considered
Voter registration books are
now open for Port St. Joe resi-
dents wishing to register to vote
or make changes in registration
for the municipal elections set for
Tuesday. May 11Ith.
Books will remain open
Through. April 12th,at the Gulf
County Supervisor of Elections
Office in the Gulf County
Courthouse.
The mayor/commissioner
^ seat and Group I and II commis-
sion posts will be up for re-elec-
tion on May 1 th. Candidate
qualifying will' begin at 12:00
noon on April 14th, and end at
12:00 noon on April 21st for per-
sons wishtig to file to run for the
commission seats up for election.
Forms for filing are available
at the Supervisor 'of elections
Office at the Gulf County
Courthouse.
Ad Valorem Tax Referendum
City commissioners are also
'favoring, and are expected to vote
soon to place an ad valorem tax
referendum on the ballot.
The measure would affect city
taxes. only and would allow the
board negotiating room' to entice
new businesses and business
expansions in the city that would
equate to additional jobs.
Ad valorem tax relief is con-
sidered to be one of the mrrajor
,tools communities can use to lure
prospective businesses and jobs
to their location. They normally
include tax reductions or total
Exemptions for a specified period
Sof time while businesses establish
themselves in an area.
Gulf County commissioners
are also planning to put the issue
( back before voters in a county-
wide .,referendum vote in
November of this year.


Tax Warrant Filed Against Florida Coast Mill


GC Tax Collector Eda Ruth

Gulf County Tax Collector Eda Ruth Taylor told
county commissioners a few weeks ago that she
would pursue collection of delinquent taxes from
Florida Coast Paper Company, according to state
law.
That process came to a head during a hearing
Monday when Circuit Judge Glenn Hess ratified a
petition for tax warrants filed by Gulf County's Tax
Collector.
Taylor said a notice of seizure and levy has been
posted at the mill which states that it is unlawful to
remove the posted notice or personal property from
the mill. She further stated that nothing can be
removed or sold from the mill until the tax claim is
satisfied.
Advertisements for tax warrants appeared. in The
Star early this month (March) amounting to
8988,740.89, which includes the balance of 1997


Taylor Ieceives Approval of Notice
taxes, plus interest and other expenses. The tax por-
tion includes the unpaid portion of 1997 taxes to
Gulf County, Gulf County School Board, City of Port
St. Joe, and Water Management District.
Florida Coast Paper Company had filed suit
against the ;Gulf County Property Appraiser's Office
in 1997 disputing the amount of personal property
values assessed the mill. Those assessments were
eventually agreed to by Florida Coast Paper
Company, but taxes on the amount of value in ques-
tion were never paid.
The mill did make a good faith payment of
$2.674 million on the undisputed portion of its per-
sonal property taxes when it filed suit.
Gulf County's Tax Collector has the authority to
auction the mill's tangible personal property, as list-
ed on its tax return, on April 6th at 10:00 a.m. from
the steps of the Gulf County Courthouse-unless the


-Apalachieola.Sh uld Run Wild!
"Apalachicola Running Wild", County Commission meeting. tional channel by the Army Corps they passed a similar r

that's what county commissioners The best and quickest way to of Engineers. During Tuesday's
and supporters of the Save Our achieve that goal in the minds of Commissioners passed a res- the board unanimously
River campaign made plain that both groups is to stop the dredg- olution in 1996 seeking that goal. another resolution bee
they desire during Tuesday's Gulf ing and maintaining of a naviga- Then, again In December 1998, December 1998 resol


From Judge Glenn Hess Monday

taxes are paid.
Proceeds from the sale would only be used to sat-
isfy the lien of personal property taxes.
Taylor said she felt the steps taken were in the
best interest of the citizens of Gulf County. "I'd much
rather them come in and pay this tax, than have to
offer the personal property for sale," she said.
Rumors have spread through the community for
several months that personal property was being
removed from the mill.
The proceedings only affect tangible personal
property which includes contents and machinery.
The mill's real property (land and buildings) are not
affected.
The mill's 1998 personal property taxes, totalling
almost S4 million, have not been paid to date either,
and will be delinquent as of April 1st of this year.


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su
fing
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Judge Hess Rules In Favor of ANR


Temporary Injunction Calls
for Seminole to Honor Coal
Hauling Contract
Circuit Judge Glenn L. Hess'
March 18th ruling in favor of
Apalachicola Northern Railroad
on a temporary injunction against
Seminole Electric Corporation,
Inc. certainly came as good news
for 65 terminated workers for the
railroad (55) and Material
Transfer. Inc. (10).
ANRR filed for the Injunctions
to resume shipments of coal in
response to Seminole's suit. filed
against both ANRR and MTI. to
buy-out of the coal hauling con-
tract which expires In 2004.
When Seminole stopped coal
shipments in January. ANRR cut
its workforce from 74 employees
to 19, as It lost 90o of the rail-
road's business. MTI shut down
operations with the e.pirration of
coal hauling by Seminole, since
the contract was 100% of its busi-
ness.
In Hess' written ruling, he
points out that Seminole failed to


follow the guidelines, spelled out
within the wording of the con-
,tract, to terminate It.
Those conditions include for-
mal notification prior (180 days)
to the expiration of the contract
year in which the shipper intends
to terminate. Provisions are also
addressed to offset capital
improvements made by the
carrier, and pay expected rev-
enues through the unexpired
term of the contract.
Hess adjudged that Seminole
Is temporarily enjoined and
directed to perform its contractu-
al obligations under the coal
transportation and delivery agree-
ment between ANRR and
Seminole Electric Cooperative.
Inc.,
Malcolm :Jones, Vice
President of St. Joe Company.
stated in January that the compa-
ny intends to respond vehement-
ly, with all the muscle they can, to
the suit filed by Seminole.
Material Transfer, Inc.'s par-
ent company, Interrinational
Shipholding Corporation, has
(See RULING on Page 3A)


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A. 4


Locomotives have stood idle since coal contract
emoniously yanked from ANRl in January.


---GC-COMMISSIONERS

lution. again calling for a halt to the
meeting. Corps' dredging practices on the
ipported river, and more.
g up the The resolution, moved by
on and Commissioner Nathan Peters, Jr.,
with a second from Commissioner
Billy Traylvior. requested the State
of Florida not issue dredging per-
Smits to the Corps of Engineers
(COE), require it to repair damage
to the river system, and follow up
requesting support from sur-
M .- rounding counties and various
state and federal representatives
and agencies.
For years, county commis-
sioners and numerous' citizen
groups have complained about
the damage to the Apalachicola
SRiver system caused by the COE's
dredging practices. The major
problem revolves around the
practice of stockpiling dredge
material along the river's edge, or
in som. cases, within the river.
The dredge material is then
redistributed, during periods of
high water, stopping up sloughs
and damaging the adjacent river
swamp area.
Board Chairman Tommy
Knox introduced a letter from
Senator Bob Graham that indicat-
ed the COE was attempting to
a right some. of the problems creat-
ed by its dredging practices. as
They negotiate with the State of
Az?^ Florida for dredging permits.
S The Save Our River group,
uncer- headed by Marilyn Blackwell, met
(See WILD on Page 3A)


Gulf County Coastal Development Association Formed


To Counter FEMA's
Proposal and
CBRA Designation
One of the first steps in
mounting an organized strategy to
counter the Federal Emergency
Management Agency's (FEMA).
proposed flood 'map changes and
petition U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service to have Cape San Bias
and portions of Indian- Pass
removed from Coastal 'Barrier
Resource Act (CBRA) designation
is swiftly taking shape.
Don Morrow told The Star
Monday that six members have
been selected, thus far, to man
Gulf County's Coastal Develop-
ment Association (CDA). Those
members, Greg Johnson, Ron
Morrow, Sue Marley, attorney


Charles Costin, Bill Kennedy, and
Roy Smith, fulfill the needs-of the
group to have representatives
from the professional fields (legal,
insurance, banking, surveying,
and engineering) on the board'.
Additional members will be
selected over the next few weeks,
.Morrow said, who will represent a
cross-section of property owners
from the area. Anyone interested
in serving on .the committee
should contact one of the above-
mentioned board members, or
write to the organization at P. 0.
Box 91, Port St. Joe, FL 32457.
One of the primary functions
of the CDA will be to assist the
county in getting information out
to the general public and affected
property owners concerning the
issues. Efforts will also be made
to raise money to assist with


expected legal fees.
Approximately 100 property
owners, residents and realtors
attended a public meeting recent-
ly to discuss FEMA's proposed
flood map alterations and how
they will affect property owners.
FEMA's proposals have put fear in
the hearts of property owners at
the Cape and Indiane Pass
because the areas are under
CBRA designation.
Cutting through all of the ver-
biage, it will cost the average
property owner $2,000 to $4,000
per year to develop in those areas
in insurance and financing
expenses.
Since the Cape and Indian
Pass are in the CBRA, property
owners can't get government-


backed flood insurance and will
have to pay four to. five times
those rates to private carriers;
arid they will also probably have
i oto pay for higher risk financing to
develop their property. FEMA is
,proposing that approximately
one-half of the Cape's "C" zone
property be redesignated to a
higher flood probability rating.

Gulf County commissioners
have requested a 60-day exten-
sion to the 90-day, window of
appeal allowed by FEMA of its
proposed revisions. FEMA has not
yet responded to that request. The
90-day appeals window will start
From the date of the second adver-
tised public notice of FEMA's
intended revisions.
Morrow said the public and


property owners will be notified
just as soon as that process
begins. The CDA intends to notify
all property owners by mail.
One of the major complaints
about the process is that the bur-
den of proof is being placed on
property owners to furnish data
countering FEMA's flood zone
changes during the appeals
process..

Gulf County has pointed that
out to FEMA and requested that
the agency perform a more in-
depth study of the area before
proceeding with its plans.
Commissioner Warren Yeager
pointed out that FEMA would
have to address each and every
appeal made to it before the
agency could proceed with the


flood map changes.
On the other front, Gulf
County and the CDA will be pro-
ceeding with efforts to have CBRA
designation removed from the
area.
"If we are somewhat success-
ful with either issue, it would take
care of some of our problems,"
Morrow said.
Some realtors have already
noticed some impact on interest
in property in the areas since
FEMA's proposals have surfaced.
FEMA is also suggesting revisions
to flood maps in other areas of the
county, but those zoning changes
will ultimately result in somewhat
higher flood insurance rates since
those areas are not under the
CBRA.


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The Star

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999


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Expansion

NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL GOOD men to come to the aid
of their city. Now is the opportune time to expand our city limits
to allow for room for growth and expansion. Let's face it, Port St.
Joe is going to grow, despite what you might think at the present
time. It has grown to the extent that it is almost impossible for it
to grow anymore. Its available land is all used up.
Expansion, annexation, growth however you refer to it, .
Isn't all that easy and it becomes more difficult as the area grows
and becomes inhabited. The only annexation we have had to Port
St. Joe, since its Incorporation, has been an expansion from the
western limits to the Gulf County Canal, some 30 years ago. Then,
we experienced the annexation of a portion of Ward Ridge a few
years back. The annexation of Ward Ridge was at the request of
the population there, or else it might not have been accomplished;
certainly it wouldn't have been as easy to encompass it into the
city.
TAKING AN AREA INTO THE INCORPORATED limits of
the city isn't an easy thing to do. Recent events over In Bay County
have given evidence of that. Panatna City attempted to take in
acreage on both sides of the Bay Line Railroad, but one of the
communities over there also wanted the acreage. As a result,
nobody got it.
To annex property into an existing city, there must be two
elections. First, the city desiring to annex must get the approval of
its citizens to receive the area in question. Second, the citizens liv-
ing in the area to be annexed must approve their being annexed.
So, you see, it isn't merely a question of a city desiring to
expand.
RIGHT NOW, PROPERTY TO THE east of the city is largely
uninhabited. It is made up of property which is relatively high in
elevation. It is desirable building property. If Port St. Joe is to grow
in an easterly direction Ithe most feasible direction for it to growl
we must act now in order to minimize the annexation problems.
Once the St. Joe Corporation creates a subdivision of this land,
people will begin to build on it and become residents with a poten-
tial "no" vote on the matter of annexation.
It won't cost us much now, but it could cost us a bundle to
attempt later.
There's no argument over whether we need the property or
not. Only if we hope to grow and expand sometime in the future.


Spring Has Sprung

IT IS TIME FOR BASEBALL, flower growing, planning vaca-
tions, outdoor activities of all kinds, picnics, fishing, brisk walks,
playing golf... .IT'S SPRING!
Officially, spring sprung this past Sunday, with a windy but
otherwise beautiful day. It's time to begin thinking of Easter and
the aier'abunny.-. Flowers..-are,.blooming,,and -the. -oak trees
thrd t:'t.rhe.tltty ,.have:.:udde.dqut in .green profusion --.,
The squirrels are bounding everywhere in search of a meal and
the birds are beginning to build nests. It's a new beginning every-
where one looks.
Spring is the time of the year when we expect the best of every-
thing. We all just naturally feel better about the whole thing. If one
of these spring days wouldn't do in payment for a nice day you
owed an individual, he is just hard to please.
WE ALL HAVE GREAT EXPECTATIONS at spring time.
Everything is expected to be starting all over again with renewed
vigor and purpose. Spring brings out the best in everyone and
everything. .
Even Florida Coast Paper Company. :
We don't know whether Spring had anything to do with it,.or
not. But, the fact that ,FCPC corporate officers are- beginning to
stir, positively, has us all excited, along wiLh the other good'things
about Spring. -


They are talking positively Like the buds popping out on
the trees; that's a welcome event! After the long inonths of winter,.
'the long months of being shut down may be coming to an end. We ',
see definite signs that when the shutdown does come to an end,
*things are not likely to just take up where they left off.
But. then. neither does:.Springl


SHunker Down With es by Kesley tolbert

K e< 1 ** '* *- *l


A bleary eyed long distance
trucker pulled into a roadside cafe
in Butte, Montana for ham and
eggs. and a hot cup, "Did Joe get, a
hit yesterday?" *
It was late June of 1941. Even
In this remote mining town thou-
sands of miles removed from New
York City, a last name for this
question would have been super-


(ankee C
fluous. "Joe" had been bangin' em
out for weeks well, actually it
was over a month and a half now .

The amazing thing here is that
neither the trucker nor the over
made up waitress were baseball
fans. They wouldn't a'known a sac-
rifice 1ly from a double steal. IfI
pressed they couldn't identify half
of the eight teams in the American
League. I
But this was something bigger
thard baseball It was Joe DiMaggio
going for the record!
It was something to "hbpe on".
to "wish for", to cheer about". This
country was struggling in 1941 to


clipper G]
escape a horrible and great
depression. A Just as horrible and
great war loomed on the immedi-
ate future Lord knows every-
one in America needed something
to cheer for ...
The eighth of nine children
born to poor Sicilian immigrants in
Martinez. California in 1914. Joe
came up the hard way. The
DiMagglos were fishermen.
English was the second language
in the home. He was shy. soft spo-
ken.. most ill-'at-ease with
strangers and reticent In the class
room to .the point of non-commu-
nication.
Hey. a background not unlike


slides On
half the people in the United
States And nothing grows heroes
faster or taller than humble begin-
nings ..... .1
Joe Dimagglo. by extraordi-
nary good timing or luck or fate or
whatever climbed onto the stage at
precisely the right moment.
He begin his big league career
for the New York Yankees in 1936.
He retired, with three years out at
his peak for military service, in
1951. He bridged an important gap
between Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth
and those great teams of the late
20's 'and early 30's to the Mickey
Mantle. Yogi Berra. Whitey Ford
led Bronrx Bombers of the 1950's.'
His record speaks for itself..He
won batting titles, home run tides.
and RBI titles. He was named Most.
Valuable Player in the American
League three times.
In thirteen full seasons -with
the Yankees, he played in ten
World Series and won nine of
them! And here's the most unbe-
lievable' stat of all-he struck out
only 369 times in his entire career
For a, slugger that's amazing! It's
commonplace for the big guins
today to strike out over 100 times
in a single season. Joe D. gave his
team a chance nearly every at bat!
In 1969 he was voted the
S. greatest living player of all time.
But none of this touches the-
real story.
You ask a baseball old tiuher
and they don't talk about records
or hits or World Series rings-they
talk in awestruck terms of grace
and style. If you tell them Ted
Williams was a better hitter, they
counter with Joe was smoother, he
did it with ease.
If you point out Willie Mays'
speed, they bring up Joe's lopiig
stride that "eat up grass and base
paths ahke". If you talk about Stan
Musial's great consistency. they
point to DiMaggio's 56 game hit-
ting streak.
Convincing stuff! You throw in
a simple background, a rise to pre-
eminence in center field (stage) in
New York C'ity, va quiet, almost
regal acceptance- "ef his place ladd
time. America's natural thirst for a
genuine hero ..... and you've got
yourself a real life Paul Bunyan.
A true icon.
Joe wore the mantel well. He
thrived on it and, s with all true
heroes, the image grew with age.
'And he got some help. He
played in the right city. The press
coverage would not have been the
same if he had played in
Cincinnati' or Detroit. Just ask
Hank Greenberg.
The name fit. ,Joltin' Joe
DiMaggio. It had a ring to it. You
could sing songs about this guy!
Heinie Manush, an exceptional big
league baseball player, rhymes
with very little.


Joe knew when to retire. -He
left the game when he was only, 36.
He didn't hang around for us t9
see his grace dlpinish like so
r(aee KESLEY ON PAGE-3f1,'


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HowDo You Look Out orhe "Ide" If You Don't Know What They Are?
0 .6"- -, e .


MARCH IS A .MONTH of- ; play about Julius Caesar's mur- expect good friends "to stab them azalea and the petunia.
.dangerous happenings according der, the soothsayer kept telling in the back" on March 15. It gives
to legend. You might' think it isn't T O I ''I Caesar to "Beware the ides of a bad name to the month of MANY WHO BELIEVE in the
any more dangerous, than anis' .r .. March!" It seems old Shakespeare March; otherwise a perfectly good bad things said to surround the
other month, and you would prob-'; :- : knew that was the day when he month, when you, separate the ides of March, think there is a


ably be right.
March is considered danger-
ous because it is inhabited by the
.famous ides of March. Well. exact-
ly what are "ides", anyhow?
All I know is that the internet
information on ides started off
.with an admonition to. "beware
the ides of March!" The internet
information didn't say why one
should beware. It just said
"Beware!" Then it went on to
explain that ides are one of the
harmless things that keeps a little
mystery in all of our lives.
I don't know why, or what
,these harmlesss little things"- aie
,composed of, but youi had, best(
. beware of them, lest you fall prey
.to some unfortunate happening,'
-such as your hair turning grey, or
worse yet; turning loosely



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.Shirley Ramsey


IDES AREN'T LIMITED to
the 'month of March. I find that,
there are ides for each of the other
11 months too.
According, again, to my infor-
mation, according to the old
Roman calendar [how old?I. the
ides was a day close to the middle
of each month. It fell on the 13th
day of all .months except Marich,
May, July and October, when it fell.
on the 15th.
Are ides dangerous in each f f
the 12 months? Are.they any more
'dan-gerous in March than they are
in-, the other 11?7 March contains
the only ides I have been warned


about. How about you?
: This latest information is the
first I had heard of the ides being
situated in the other months. as
well.
In addition to black cats and
walking under ladders, the ides
are just one more superstition we
can catalogue away as something
to shy away from. 'What are the
ides of March and why should ,e
beware? "'

IT WAS ON THAT fatefi l
?15th day of March that Julids
SCaesar was assassinated by his
good friend Brutus way back "in
the year 44 B.C. In Shakespearels


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was to be assassinated..
The dastardly deed took place
several hundred years before
Shakespeare wrote the play, but
"Beware the ides of March ", made
an ominous and timely sounding
line to keep repeating.
Come to think of it. doesn't
"Beware the ides of March" sound
mysterious and ominous? Doesn't
it sort of send a shiver down your
spine? Old Bill Shakespeare knew
a good line when he heard it.
* 'ie ides' of March probably,
gained more notoriety from that
one line being 'written, thin it did
throughout all of ;history,, just
being repeated over and over and
handed down by` some shaman' or
medicine man.
SOME PEOPLE ARE super-,
stitious to the point where they


SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
IN COUNTY- $15.00, : IN COUNTY.- $10.00 SIX MONTHS.
OUT OF COUNTY 010 Cr E AR OUT OF COUNtTY $15.00 SIX MONTHS
TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements
the. publishers do rnS hold themselves liable for ddamge further than
amount received aor such advertisement. .
S The spoken: word is given scant attention; the printed
word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely
asserts; the, printed word thoroughly convinces. The
spoken wor'Wis lost; the printed word remains. ,


high wipds and the late winter
storms from It.
There's a bunch of good and
famous folks who were born dur-
ing: the month of March, excusing
George McLawhon and myself.
Don't denigrate the remainder of
the month, based on these two
stellar performances by both of
our mothers, nor on the propensi-
ty to stab his friend in the back by
friend Brutus! '.
You can't even hold thermonth
of March liable-for the storm we
Usually have during the riionth,
each and every year. It just hap-
pens, '
Remember, the month of
2'Mirch contains' the; first. day' of
spring, too. It spells the end of
. those "dreary winter months and
days and heralds the return of the


greater chance for them to be
"stabbed in the back" by close
friends or someone they trust,
more so than any other time of the
year.
That may be so.
I'll tell you what: you keep up
with each and every time you are
"stabbed in the back" by a psuedo
friend, and we'll just see whether
or not there Is anything to this
caution to "beware the ides of.
March!"
The print-out I received on the
internet had the ides' listed" asa
superstition. If it Is truly just that
and not a supernatural hex put on
,us by some of. our forebears -of
eons ago,:then we-have nothing, to
worry about.
The ides of'March? RPifle! It's
kid's stuff


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S Date Time Ht. Time. Ht.
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last week (March 18th) in
Wewahitchka and discussed sev-
ei-al of the issues concerning the
river system. Blackwell told the
board another meeting is sched-
uled for April 21st at 6:30 p.m.,
CT, in the Wewahitchka
Community Center.
Riverine Training Facility
-. Commissioner Peters also
ixtioduced a motion to reverse
*/ the county's support for a naval
riverine training facility that
would use the river as a primary
training site.
The concerns issued by
Peters, and others present in sup-
port' of the action, are: "live fire"
training by military special forces;
closure of public river traffic dur-
ing training exercises; and dam-
age to the river system.
Chairman Knox advised the
board, that he was calling for a
public workshop on Thursday,
April. 1st at 6:30 p.m. (ET) to dis-
cuss the riverine training. Bruce
McCormick, Director of
Operations for the project. will be,
present at the'meeting to answer
any questions concerning what
impact the training might have on
the~riverway, or public access and.
usage..
Peters: motion failed (4-1),
with the other four commission-
ers stating they wanted to get
through the public workshop
before making a decision on the
resolution.


St. Vincent Island Free


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Zipping Right Along!
Work is progressing on Port St. Joe's new United States Postal Service facility, located on the
corner of Garrison Avenue and Cecil G. Cpstin, Sr. Boulevard (Highway 71). Most of the exterior of
the building has been completed to date, and work is continuing on the interior of the building.
Workers are currently pouring concrete for the entrances, exits, and parking areas. There will
be access to the building from Cecil G. Costin Sr. Boulevard, Garrison Avenue, and Sixth Street.


Approve 199 Unit Subdivision
Commissioners gave final plat
approval top Treasure Island
Subdivision as recommended by
the Gulf County Planning Board.
The 199 unit subdivision is
located on the landward side of C-
30. near the area known locally as
Dead Man's Curve.
Chief Administrator Don
Butler told the board that the
subdivision owners have met all
of the requirements for approval.


Expresses His Congratulations


This seems to be an appropri-
ate time to extend our heart felt
congratulations to the Port St. Joe
nursing home for the good
reviews they received from the
state's auditors. Recent ratings
have been "Superior". This does-
n't mean that everything is per-
fect. The discontents can find
fault I believe in any situation.



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many of his counterparts. A big
part of any greatness is, knowing
when to exit.
.- And, of course, if your timing
is, perfect, you marry the prettiest,
most famous Hollywood starlet
just after- your career ends. Joe's
marriage to Marilyn Monroe lasted
only ten months in 1954. But to
most it never ended. His life long
devotion 'to her only added to the
mystic of who Joe was.
'Amnerica has' never forgotten
either. .
Joe retired'but he never left.
He embodied his time like few oth-
'es 6in history: He was' one of the
very rare of whom all the good was
cap toured, and'any bad fell quiickly
t6 the 'side. He was 'the people's
echeanpion. The real McCoy. The
"man" even before the term
became fashionable.
The turbulent Q's and,
Watergate 70's found many hark-.
mg back to a simpler time, a.more
sensible pace, a more honest era
"a lonely nation turns its eyes to
you." It's no wonder we picked
Joe. Everybody and every genera-
tion needs a hero.-,
In his last year' with the
Yankees, when bone :spurs in his
heel, made. it difficult to walk,
much less play baseball, the man-
agement asked him to take it easy.
They encouraged him not to run
hard after every fly ball. Save him-
self. Don't go all out, cut back a lit-

Joe would have none of it. He
still stretched singles into doubles,
'dobles into triples'; despite the
pain, he went full but on every at
bat, odn every' occasion. When
asked why he replied, "There'may
be someone in' the stands today
that has never seen me play."
..The stuff of legends.
He will never leave us. Not this
bne who was more graceful with a
bat than Williams, mightier on the
base paths than Mays, more
dependable in the clutch than
Musical ....
The waitress in the small
Butte', Montana all night eatery
looked up briefly from:', the, coffee
jhe was pouring and pointed the
rucker to the early edition of the
'Gazette already posted, to the wall'
behind the cash register. Her tired
'.abe lit up as if somehow she was
,part of the story-not just relaying
,the news.
"What do ,ya think I tell you,'
teat Joe is something else"
Yes, he was.
He certainly was.


When a facility has 120
patients to care for people some-
times forget that these people
have so many diverse problems
the aids and nurses can't give
them one on one care they had
when their loved ones were at
home. It's easy to say just add
more aids and nurses- but
Medicare doesn't pay the amount
of money needed to furnish more
'extn'ded care. ..
My wife has been" in the nurs-
"ing home for 5 years and I spend
5 hours a day 7 days a week being
with her and observing how the
patients are treated. I see the
hugs and kisses 'that occur con-
stantly.
I remember an old saying that
went like this "take everything
you hear with a grain of salt."
'Some will say that about this arti-
cle but a recent condemnation
that appeared in the Herald
should be done in that manner.
The Lime I spend in the facility I
feel qualifies me to accurately
observe what is going on. unlike
the people that spend 10 minutes
a week with their loved ones.
Paul Summerlot

The Star welcomes your


He did stipulate that development
would be limited to 10 units until
Lighthouse Utilities can complete
the processes required to provide
water service to additional units.
SThe approval was also contin-
gent upon bonds being posted by
the developer to cover roadway
development and the water sys-
tem.
In Other Business
*Heard a request from the
Gulf County Domestic Violence
Task Force to levy fines against
those committing domestic vio-
lence to help finance the program.
The board's attorney will be look-
ing into the process.
*Heard' requests from
Chairman Knox and Commis-
sioner Stanley to have FEMA
review flood elevation maps in the
White City area and locations in
Stanley's district.

*Agreed to hold a workshop
' on April 13th at 3:00 p.m. to con-
sider up to 8600.000 in CDBG El
Nifio event grant fund opportuni-
ties. Stormwater drainage In
Highland View was discussed as a
possible need for the grant.
*Heard the reading of a letter
from David Taunton addressing
the public's right to address the
board anrd Commissioner Billy
Traylor.



Tupelo Festi
The 9th Tupelo Festival will
take place on April 3, from 9:30
a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. CT, at Lake
Alice Park in beautiful downtown
Wewahitchka. The festival will
feature something for everyone.
It's sure to be a day that the whole
family will enjoy!
There will be entertainment
for all ages. Including pony rides,
arts and crafts, and live entertain-
ment that's sure to get your feet
tapping. Also, make sure you
bring your appetite because local
charities will have booths set up,
offering some of the most deli-
cious down home fare that the
South has to ofler.


"Letters to the Editor" for And, most importantly, visit-
publication: however those tors to the festival can sample
which are received without '"some -of that' delicious, world
the author's name and famous tupelo honey-one taste
address will not be printed. 'and you'll be hooked!
For more information, please


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SATURDAY, APRIL 3 RD

(' The Port St. Joe Merchants' Association is once
again sponsoring the City Wide Easfer Egg l.
Hunt with the help of the Junior Service
League. The Egg Hunt is open to all children !
ages toddler through 12 years. The Egg Hunt
-will be held at the Frank Pate Park and begins ,
.r egat 10:00 a.m. SHARP and will last until all
J ^eggs are found including all the Prize Eggs.

10:30 face painting by the Junior Service League

y We are expecting a visit from the Easter Bunny
L -- that morning so be sure to wear your smile
and have your picture made with him.
Age groups Toddler to 4;.5 to 7; 8 to 12 -
Start making your plans now to attend this
fun event made possible by our -
Local Merchants.


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Ruling

(From Page 1)
taken a similar stance in its oppo-
sition to the suit. It has filed suit
In federal court against Seminole
in efforts to force them to honor
the contract. They failed to receive
a favorable ruling Irn" legal
attempts to force Seminole to
honor the contract, while waiting
for the suit to go to court.
Future Still Not Clear
There are still a number of
things that could occur, some of
which might offset or even nullilty
Hess' ruling.
Seminole might appeal the
ruling on the temporary Injunc-
tion, seeking to have it forestalled
during the process. MTI's parent
company. International Shiphol-
ding Corporation, could file for a
similar Injunction against
Seminole, using Hess' ruling as a
premise for Its actions.
Seminole could accept the
ruling, but seek to pay damages
as opposed to restarting coal
shipments. as they enter negotia-
Lions to terminate the contract.
Of course, the best case sce-
nario for Gulf County's economy
would be for Seminole to resume
coal shipments; but If that hap-
pens it is still expected theywould'
Initiate actions to.terminate the
contract.


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call the Gulf County Chamber of,
Commerce at 227-1223 or Kenny
Strange at 639-2824.


Fishing Days

In observance of the State of
Florida's 1999 "Free Freshwater
Fishing Weekend", St. Vincent
National Wildlife Refuge will offer
free freshwater fishing days,
announced Acting Refuge
Manager Randy Cordray. These
days will coincide, with the State,

Update FCPC

Reorganization
Owners of Florida Coast
Paper Company, union represen-
tatives, and bond holders are'con-"'
tinuing to meet and discuss reor-
.ganizational possibilities that
could result in the reopening of
the mill. -
To date no reportable results
have been stated. Any speculation'
as to how things are progressing
would be premature 'at this time,
but sources have stated, that
progress is being made.
< Union and mill representa-
tives did meet again early this
week.


Volunteers, Candy
Stripers are Needed
The activities program at Gulf
Pines Hospital is in need of volun-
teers. Individuals are urgently
needed to work with patients who
are involved in short term rehabil-
itation for occupational. physical,
speech and respiratory therapies.
Participants would read to
patients. play games and spend
quality time with them.
Gulf Pines Hospital is' also
accepting applications for "Candy
Strlpers".. Church groups: and
other civic. organizations are also
encouraged to assist.
If you are interested, please
contact Susan McHugh. Gulf
Pines Hospital Marketing
Director, at 227-1121. -


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of Florida free freshwater fishing
days of April 3 and 4.
All fishermen are encouraged,
to, take advantage of this special
opportunity without having to
buy a fishing license. The purpose
of the "FreeFishing Day" is to
provide people an opportunity to
experience the pleasures of fish-
ing, or to remind' those who have
riot been in a while what they are
missing.
Low water levels may make
access difficult to the lakes that
are, open to fishing during the
month of April. This is due to the
refuge wetland management pro-
gram incorporating periodic draw-
downs. Due to the drought last
summer, fish populations are very
low.
A fishing regulations .leaflet
with map can be obtained from
the refuge office and visitor center
(P. 0. Box 447, Apalachicola,
Florida 32329) or by phone (850)
653-8808.

Mini Grant Funds
Available From DCF
This marks the sixth year of
funding fo5 the Promoting Safe
'and Stable Families Program that
is sponsored by the Department
of Children and Families. They
are once again offenng funds for
programs that serve the six coun-
ty area. They are looking for. pro-
grams or projects that are com-
munitv based and whose aim is to
strengthen families, and prevent
child abuse and neglect.
Funding will be available for
Bay/Gulf. Washington/Holmes;
Jackson/Calhoun counties for
the period of July 1. through June
30, 2000.
DFC is providing local work-
shops in each area. Anyone who
wishes to apply for funding
should attend or send a represen-
tautive. Please fax or call in your
intent by April 6, to Ann Cofield
482-5391 or fax 482-2833.


were joined in


marriage 26 Jan. 99 at
WalMarf store in Panama Cilty.
They were groomed'by;yhe'uii
"Dog Grooming Plus'.irvPort
St. Joe FL ,, .,
Juliet's veil and Romeo's bow
tie were -made by "Ard's
Florist" in Port St. Joe. ,
They are now proud parents of
a baby boy "Hamlet" and all
are doing well.


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WANTED.-

Help round-up the following

notorious Household Hazardous Wastes


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

If you find these villains hiding out in your home ,
round them up and bring them in.

Gulf County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
March 27 Gulf County Courthouse

9 AM- 3 PM Eastern Time
Not accepted: Pressurized cylinders, explosives, biohazardous or radioactive materials.


REWARD


Put Hazardous Waste in its place. Keep Gulf County Beautiful!
For more information, please call the Gulf County Solid Waste Department at 850-227-3696
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Choral


Society


Presenting


"Cinemagic!"
On Sunday, April 11lth, at 4
p.m., the Bay Choral Society will
present an entertaining choral
revue of music from movies of the
twentieth century entitled "CIN-
EMAGICI" as part of the 1998-99
Ilse Newell Concert Series.
It seems quite appropriate
that this program of favorite
songs from the movies will be per-
formed in the Dixie Theatre
instead of Trinity Church. The
Dixie Theatre, Apalachicola's
beautifully restored former movie
house, possibly featured some of
the motion pictures in which
many of these songs were first
heard.
The program will include
many nostalgic, romantic tunes
such as "Moon River", "The Way
You Look Tonight" and "Isn't It
Romantic?", as well as a wide
range of exciting themes and
rhythms in tunes like
"Flashdance", "The Heat is ON",
'and "Footloose".
The Bay Choral Society will
be ,directed by Dr. Thomas
Adams, with a combo accompani-
merit by Dr. Bedford Watkins,
piano, Luciano Gherardi. bass
and Joe Lehning, drums.
Featured soloists include
Wesley Chesnut, David Wingate,
Cynthia Rhew, Royce Hodge,
Virginia Harrison, Dody Slaght,
Alice Hall', Gayle Dodds, Emily
Herbst, Lois Clary, Jimmy Miller,
and Phil Jones. ...
The Bay Choral Society has
performed two concerts each year
in Apalachicola for more than 10
years. This talented local group
has presented an array of choral
music ranging from the works of
Mozart, Handel and Bach to
lighter, popular music from
numerous Broadway shows.
Members of the chorus come
from Franklin and Gulf counties,
from Port St. Joe to Lanark
Village. Anyone interested in join-
ing the Choral Society for the.
December 1999 program should
contact Eugenia Watkins at (850)
:670-8088.
S-i Te Ilse Newell Fund for th 6Yr
Perfol4nmg Arts is sponsored by
the .Fpalachicola Area Historical
Society. a 501-(e)-3 educational
incorporation in Florida.
Donation suggested for those
not holding season tickets is
$2.00 at the door; children under
, 12 admitted free when with an
, adult.


Norton Addresses Wewa Woman's Club


Kevin Eugene Lee Jessica Diann Peak


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Mr. and Mrs. 'Eddid L. Peak of,
Highland View are proud to
announce the forthcoming mar-
riage of their daughter. Jessica
Diann Peak, to Kevin Eugene Lee,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E.
Lee of St. Joe Beach.
SThe bride-elect is a graduate
oI'G u If Coast Community College.
She is employed at Gulf Pines
Physical Therapy Department.
Her fiance is a 1994 graduate


Ved

of Port St. Joe High Schoc
Gulf Coast Community C
He is ,employed with
Correctional Institute,
Wewahitchka.
A wedding is set for Apr
,7:00 p.m. at the Senior C
Building in Port St. Joe; a
tion will follow..
No local invitations are
sent out. All friends and re
are cordially invited to attei


Class of 1979 Reunion Pla
The Port St. Joe High School contact Tessie (Williams)
Class of.1979 reunion committee at 827-7431 or Cherry (S
will hold a dinner meeting on Heape at 271-5098.
Thursday, March 25th. beginning This will be a dinner mi
at 3:00 p.m., ET, at Gull Sands and anyone wishing may jo
Restaurant. committee for dinner.


r 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


Myrick
Stebel)
meeting.
in the


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is coordinating the activity.
Arts chairman, Carol Vlahos,
reported on the large number of
blue ribbons that members of the
club garnered at the recent
Florida Federation of Women's
Clubs district arts craft show in
Chipley. This will be the subject of
an upcoming article.
After the meeting, members
enjoyed refreshments prepared by
Pay Byrd, Betty Cudebec, Ferald
Greer, and Betty Kent.


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V.att Pe;R u4 aaM 99 GAL.
Fd ?iengPea"4 $5.95 FOR 3 CAL.
Weted P4.ta $5.95, FOR 3 GAL.
FRUIT TREES-apples, pears, peach, plum,
fig, grape, pomegranate, apple, Japanese per-
Ssimmon, blueberry, pecan. COLD TOLER-
ANTS CITRUS-satsuma, orange, kumquat,
etc. SALT TOLERANT LANDSCAPE TREES
-plants, scrubs, and palms. BLOOMING
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LANDSCAPING, SOD, LARGE AND
SMALL-irrigation, fences, decks (chain or
wood, privacy). DELIVERY AVAILABLE.
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Tells Of His Duties
Aiding Congressman
The regular meeting of the
Wewahitchka Women's Club took
place at the Gulf Coast Electric
Cooperative lounge on
Wednesday, March 10 with 27
members in attendance.
President E.J. Keller was in
charge of the proceedings.
An informative program was,
presented by Jim Norton, field
representative for Congressman
Allen Boyd. He gave an overview
of his responsibilities and of the
services available through the
congressman's local office, which
iss located in Panama City.
Following his presentation, he
answered questions from the
members. Jim is a Gulf Countian
with roots in both Wewahitchka
and Port St. Joe. His grandmoth-
er, Lorraine Norton, is a member
of the Woman's Club, and was in
attendance.
During the business meeting,
plans were finalized .for the
Women's Club booth at the
Tupelo Festival in Lake Alice Park
on April 3. Club members will be
selling home baked Items as well
as packets of notecards featuring
drawings by Sue D'Abreu, of well
known sights in Gulf County.
Donations will be taken on a
quilt hand-stitched by members
of the Senior Citizens Association.
A drawing for the quilt will take
place that afternoon. All proceeds
will go toward a scholarship for a
worthy member 0of the
Wewahitchka High School gradu-
ating class of 1999.
,A city Beautificatlon project
to be carried out jointly with the
Chamber of Commerce and the
'- City of Wewahltchka was dis-
S; cussed. The' Chamber of
Commerce is buying 20 half
whiskey barrels to be placed at
)l, and vantage points around the city.
college City workers will plant crape myr-
Gulf tles In them. Club members have
in 'been asked to adopt a barrel and
fill it with flowers. Madge Semmes
11 3, at
,ens 0Boosters Rummage Sale
PSJHS Band Boosters will be
being having a rummage sale Saturday,
latives April 10. The boosters welcome
nd. any and all donations from any-
one ,i the community.
Call Tess at 827-7431, or
ns Gale at 647-3535, for any items
S you may wish to donate.


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Alison Faith Gay
SIt's A Girl!
Bobby and Kelly Gay are
proud to announce the birth of
their sweet daughter. Alison Faith
Gay. Alison was born on
November 18, at Gulf Coast
Hospital, weighing 7 lbs. 1.6 ozs.,
and was 19 inches long.
Proud grandparents are
Buddy and Sue Ann Kennington,
and Robert arid Audrey Gay of
Port St. Joe.

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Optimnist Club
March Events
March 27- A youth dance will
be held at the Centennial Building
from eight until 11 p.m. All school
Staged children are invited, and are
encouraged to bring a friend. This
will be the last dance until May
due to the prom. The price is $3
at the door, and 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.


Easter Passion
Week Services
The pastor and congregation
of New Bethel Baptist extends
greetings in the name of our Lord
and savior Jesus Christ. and
invites everyone to join them for
"Easter Passion Week" which will
commence on Monday night, fol-
lowing the fourth Sunday. begin-
ning at 7:30 p.m.
You are welcome to attend
and be blessed by speakers Rev.
: Carl Bailey. Rev. Robert Lowery,'
L' Rev. Donald Nickson. Rev.


Prudential Holds Snowbird Appreciation Party


The St. Joseph Bay office of
Prudential Resort Realty of St.


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My granddaughter and I have problem.
always been close. She is my oldest Your first goal is to keep your
grandchild and I have always had a' granddaughter alive. A counselor
special bond with her. She is now 16 could help your daughter set up a
years old. She came to visit me last program so that your granddaughter
August and-we had a great time. I' s receiving adequate nutrition A
While she was here, I noticed counselor can help your granddaugh-
that she had lost quite a bit of weight. ter work on her self-esteem'and direct
I asked her about It and she said that her in correcting her faulty beliefs
she had gained a lot of weight. and about her body.
was now trying to lose it. She did not You have already mentioned that
look overweight to me and I was she has been to a medical doctor and
afraid that she would get so thin that that is good. You want to make sure
she would make herself sick. I tried to that she does not have'or develop any
get her to eat "Grandma's" cooking physical complications resulting from
but she was very picky about what her eating disorder.
she would eat. Working through this problem
I called her mother and she said will take a lot of family involvement.
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eater. She took her to the doctor and scary for your granddaughter. In get-
he said that she should be hospital- ting help she will feel like she Is los-
Sied if her condition continues to get ing control. Because she is scared,
worse. she may make promises that she
I am very concerned, my grand- can't keep, regarding her control of
daughter has never had any kind of what she eats. It will be hard, but
problems like this before. She does your daughter needs to be firm about
well in school and is on the volleyball whatever treatment the counselor
and basketball teams at her high suggests. d
school. She denies that she has a An eating disorder group would
problem with her weight. She thinks also be something good for you
everyone is blowing this out of pro- granddaughter to attend. This would
portion.,It Is so obvious I don't under- ghe her a chance to talk with other
stand why she won t admit that..she_ -gi .o having.-the -ame
. hasa problem. -: .-..... who .arer having .--he -same
hias a problems thoughts and feelings about their
This is causing a strain in her bodies. She is probably embarrassed
relationship with her parents. My to talk about her weight and body
question is why does she think she is with her family because it means that
fat when she is not, and what can my she has a problem. However. In a
S daughter do to prevent her from hay- group where others feel the same way
ing to go into the hospital? she may be more apt to share what
Sincerely, she is thinking and feeling.
Concerned Grandma Most importantly, your family
Dear Concerned Grandma needs to be a good support to her.
From your description, it sounds She heeds to know that you love her
like you granddaughter might have and that you are there when she
an eating disorder called anorexia needs you. Just the fact that you
riervosa. This disorder is character- wrote this letter shows that you care
sized by a person's dread of being fat about her. Keep telling her how much
and a compulsion to be thin. you love her even though you think
Substantial weight loss, refusing to she already knows.
maintain a healthy weight despite If you need someone to talk to
being skinny, and a distorted percep- about this please feel free to call Life
tion of one's body also is common in Management Center or stop by our
this disorder. ... office in Port St. Joe.
Your granddaughter doesn't see Jennifer Grant. BSW
her body the same, way that everyone J ra
else does. When she looks in the mir- '
ror she sees herself as fat. She feels Please address your questions
Sthe need to control what she eats and and comments to:
how much she weighs. Although you Dear Counselor. 311 Williams
didn't mention this with your grand- Avenue. Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
daughter, some women with anorexia Names and addresses are option-
exercise excessively to control their al and will remain confidential.
weight suggestion is that. your Letters may be edited for length.
granddaughter get into some type of Urgent inquies and requests
counseling with someone who is for professional counseling
experienced with eating disorders. should be directed by phone to
The whole family may need to go in 227-1145.


Charles Gathers. Rev. Chester
Davis, and Rev. Willie Chambers.

Heartfelt Thanks
Our heartfelt thanks to all
who extended comforting sympa-
thy and help in our recent sorrow.
For the beautiful service, the flo-
ral offerings, cards. phone calls,
food. and other kindness, we are
deeply grateful. Words cannot
adequately express our deep
appreciation to our fnends. neigh-
bors. and family.
The Lola F. Simmons Family


Senior Citizens To
Conduct Outreach
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens will be conducting out-
reach on March 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.


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George Island hosted a Snowbird
Appreciation Party on Tuesday,
March 16 to' acknowledge and j
thank all of the area visitors for
visiting the Forgotten Coast dur-
ing this winter season.
The party was held at the St.
Joseph Bay Country Club during
this winter season and was
attended by 40 winter visitors
Everyone attending enjoyed meet-
ing new friends and socializing
with guests4
A buffet with hamburgers and
side dishes was prepared by the
country club and door prizes were .
donated by area businesses. The
staff of Prudential Resort Realty
would like to thank all businesses
contributing to the festivities.

Apalach Historical ,
Society Presentation
The Apalachicola area ,
Historical Society will feature a
presentation on steamboats of
Florida.
The steamboat was often the
only means of reaching isolated
settlements In turn-of-the-centu-
ry Florida. Paddlewheelers operat-
ed on all of the major rivers,
bringing in supplies and shipping
out the citrus and cotton of a
booming agricultural economy.
Author and. historian- Ed
Mueller will bring this period to
life in a talk at the Raney Museum
Carriage House on Thursday.
March 25th at 7:00 p.m. The pro-
gram, funded by the Florida
Humanities Council. is free and
open to the public. The local
sponsor is the Apalachicola Area
Historical Society. For more infor-
mation, call Jo Heslin at 850-227-
,7234. '" '
The Florida Humanities
Council (FHC) is a non-profit
organization funded by private
donations, the National
Endowment for the Humanities,
and Florida's Department of
State. Division of Cultural Affairs.
To find out more, contact
FHC at 1725 1/2 East Seventh
Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605. 813-
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Are you looking for a change
in your daily menus? Why not add
sweet and tender scallops? Now is
a good time to try these easy-to-
prepare morsels because the deep
waters of Florida's Gulf coasts
have been providing boat loads of
the pink and white, delicious cal-
ico scallops.
Late last fall, calico scallops
swam in and stayed in the deep
waters of the Gulf off the
Northwest Florida shores.
Historically, fisherman have
observed mysterious fluctuations
of the calico scallop population.-
Like what is occurring now,
calico scallops arrive in abun-
dance, for an unknown reason,
for a short period of time and then
leave. Fisherman work around
the clock harvesting the crop
because they know from experi-
ence that they will disappear in
the same manner in which they
came.


Juanita B. Given
Juanita Belvia Given, age 84,
of Port St. Joe, went to be with her
creator on Wednesday, March 3,
surrounded by her loving family.
She leaves to mourn a son,
William Given and wife Lisa of
White City; a sister, Ruth Odom
and husband John; grandchil-
dren, Dickie Whitfield and Dawn
Kirkland and husband Mike of
Vernon, Darrell Whitfleld and wife
Lisa of Moline, Illinois, Carolyn
Thomas of Dothan, Alabama,
Keith Jones and wife Jill of Port
St. Joe, Jennifer Sheffield and.
husband Charlie of Port St. Joe;
four great-grandchildren, numer-
ous, cousins, nieces, nephews and
friends.
The funeral service was held
Friday, March 5, at 2:00 p.m. at
the chapel of Brown Funeral
Home in Chipley with Rev. David
Fernandez officiating. Burial fol-
lowed in Dykes Cemetery in
Greenhead. with Brown Funeral
Home of Chipley directing.


Homer W. Roland
Homer W. Roland passed
away Monday night in Gulf Pines
Hospital. A native of Centre,
Alabama, he had been a long time
resident of Cedartown. Georgia,
and worked for Goodyear Cotton
Mill. He was a member of the
Baptist faith.
Survivors include two sons,
Clarence H. Roland of Overstreet
and Jim Roland of Smyrna,
Georgia: a daughter, Mildred
(Micki: Scott of Kennesaw.
Georgia: six grandchildren. Gene
Scott. Don Scott. Fain Dean Scott.
Tony Roland. Van Roland. and
Rene Roland: six great-grandchil-
dren; one great-great-grand-
daughter: four sisters. Fannie
Wood of Cedartown, Julia
Wallace. Evelyn O'Donnell. and
Dot Robertson, all of Gadsden;
one brother. Lynn Roland of
Gadsden: and several nieces and
nephews.
The funeral service will be
held at 11:00 a.m.. CT, Thursday
(today) from the graveside at
Highland Cemetery in Piedmont.
Alabama, conducted by Rev.
Jam'es 0. Wallace. Interment will


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The scallop, like the oyster, is
a bivalve mollusk. Unlike the oys-
ter, the scallop swims about and
does not attach itself to a bed. To
swim, the shells snap together
which forces the water to propel
the entire scallop.
This activity causes an over-
sized muscle called the "eye" to
develop. This sweet flavored mus-
cle is the only part of the scallop
Americans eat. Fresh calico scal-
top meats vary from creamy white
to light tan or pink. They measure
about one-half to three-fourths
inch in diameter.
Scallops can be fried, baked,
broiled, poached, sauteed or
included in other scrumptious
recipes. Fresh-shucked .scallops
should be refrigerated on ice at 35
to 40 degrees Fahrenheit and
used within two days. or stored in,
the freezer at zero degrees
Fahrenheit for four months.
Are you thinking that your life


follow.
The family requests no flow-
ers, but donations may be made
to the Georgia Baptist. Children's
Home, P. 0. Box 329, Palmetto,
GA 30268.
All services are under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
Home of Port St. Joe.


Barbara S. Boyles
Barbara Sue Boyles, 65,
passed away Tuesday morning,
March 23. She was a native of
Bluefield. Virginia, and had been
a long time resident of Port St.
Joe. Barbara was a member of the
First United Methodist Church of
SPort St. Joe. She wag an, accom-
plished musician and played the
piano for the Methodist youth for
several years.
Barbara graduated with hon-
ors from Port St. Joe High School
in 1951. She was an outstanding
'student and leader, excelling aca-
demically and in sports. She was
a member of the National Honor
Society, Glee Club, Pep Squad,
,.and was a Shark varsity cheer-
leader.
*,, She received a miniature sil-,
ver basketball necklace for letter-
ing and representing the girls
basketball team. Barbara was
admired by her classmates and
friends for her Christian sports-
manship.
For the past 18 years, she has
been living at Twin Willows
Retirement Home with Nils and
Hazel Mlllergren. Barbara's family
wishes to extend their deepest
appreciation to Nils and Hazel.
Carolyn Kemp, and others who
have lovingly cared for her
through the years.
Survivors Include her sister,
Glenna Boyles Holten and'hus-
band Bill of Overstreet: her
nephew. Bill Holten. Jr. of
Asheville.! North Carolina; her
niece. Catherine Holten of
Atlanta. Georgia: on her mother's
side, an aunt. Claytle Perkins of
Lynchburg. Virginia, and her son.
Bill Perkins of Richmond.
Virginia: on her father's side, an
aunt, Alice Isaacs of Mt. Alry.
North Carolina: and many
cousins of Mt. Airy and surround-
ing areas.
The funeral service will be
held at 11:00 a.m.. ET. Thursday
(today) at the First United
Methodist Church, conducted by
Rev. Jesse Evans. Interment will
follow in the family plot in Holly
Hill Cemetery. There will be noL
public visitation.


is too fast paced and complicated
to try something new? Here's a
solution. Keep it simple, prepare
this unique and easy, one-dish
"Scallop Supper".
SCALLOP SUPPER
1 pound' Florida calico scal-
Slops
6 medium baking potatoes
1/4 cup margarine or butter,
softened
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups Florida milk
1 cup cooked green peas
Paprika (garnish)
'Wash potatoes, then bake at-r
4250 F for 45 to 60 minutes or.
until soft. Melt margarine or but-
ter in saucepan; blend in flour,
and salt; gradually add, milk.
Cook over medium heat until,
thick and smooth, stirring con-,
stantly ,
Stir in scallops; continue;
cooking thoroughly until center of'
scallops turn opaque 'and white.'
Cut a cross in the top of each
baked potato; squeeze to expose,
the inside. Serve scallop mixture
over potatoes. Sprinkle with,
paprika. Yields six servings ..
Per serving: calories 330; calories
from fat 120; total fat 13g: saturated
fat 7g; cholesterol 55mg; total carbohy
drate 33g; protein 20g.
For more information arind
recipes and to order a "Calicb'c
Scallops" brochure, send a self-
addressed, stamped envelope to '
the Bureau of Seafood and,
Aquaculture, 2051 East Dirac
Drive. Tallahassee. FL 32311b-1
3760. Recipes are also available'
at the Bureau's website: vwww.fl-
seafood.com.


Demitre M. Thomas

Thomas Promoted
Congratulations to Demitre
M. Thomas who recently received
his E6 promotion to staff sergeant
in the United States Army. He is
currently stationed at Kelly
Kaserne Post in Darmstat.
Germany.
Staff Sgt. Thomas is the
proud son of Nether L. Franklin
who resides in Killeen. Texas. He
is also the god-son of Mr. and
Mrs. Edwin Williams. Staff Sgt.
Thomas Is a 1985 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School.

"Passion Week"
Victory Temple First Born
Holiness Church would like to
invite everyone to "Passion Week",
March 29th through April 3rd,
beginning 'at 7:30 p.m., nightly.
The services wil be held at New
Bethel Baptist Church on North
Park Avenue Various speakers
have been scheduled for that
week.


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Gulf County 4-H Placed First
On March 3rd, Gulf County 4-Hers participated in the North Florida Livestock
Judging Contest. Gulf's Junior Team placed first among the two teams, competing at the
Junior Level. Shown in the photo at left are team members Andrea Williams, Travis
Myers, Terry Myers, and Jerome Rouse (not in photo). Gulf also had the High Scoring
Individual for the contest, Dirk Sylvester, shown in the photo on the right.


PSJ High "Odyssey
of the Mind" Team
Takes Regional 1st
The Port St. Joe High School
"Odyssey of the Mind" team won
first place in the regional competi-
tion held March 13th in Chipley.
The team chose the Division III
classical problem. "0 My Faire
Shakespeare."
This problem required the
team to write a play centered
around 10 consecutive lines from
one of Shakespeare's plays, and
also base the play around a his-
torical time period. The team
chose ten lines from
Shakespeare's "'MacBeth" and
based the play on the California
gold rush.
The students created all of.
their props, scenery. and cos-
tumes. Judging was based on the
quality of the performance, the
creativity displayed, and spon-
tanaeity. .
,*The-PSUJ High OM team mem-
bers are Crystal Follin, Andrew
O'Barr,;,(atrina. Maestri. Matt
Daves, Alex Hernandez, Lisa
Curry, and Hilary Patterson. Their
coach is Diane McKeithen.
On April 9th, the team will,
travel to Tampa, to compete in the
OM 'state tournament.
(See photo with "School
News" on Page 6B)


Spaghetti Dinner
Set For March 28
Dana. Dement, Peggy Wood,
Wylie Petty, Diana Epple. and
Jane Matincheck of Beach Events
cordially invite the community to
a spaghetti luncheon Saturday,
March 28. from 12:00 until 3:00
at the Me.co Beach Civic Center,
J. Patrick Howard and other!
legal volunteers will be cooking
the sauce'from scratch. seasoning
it with' a. unique blend of fresh
herbs. This luncheon is being
held due to, the need of funds for
this year's expansion plans.

Thank You
I would like to thank everyone
for your concern at the time of,
Tommy's 'death. Many caring
friends in Port St. Joe meant a lot
to me.
Virginia Owens


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Law ] i*] 1(1 Fluent____ioi


sheriff's s Beat

SHOOTING INCIDENT LANDS
ONE IN INTENSIVE CARE
At approximately 10 p.m.
Sunday night, March 21st, the
Gulf County Sheriffs Office
received a report of an apparent
shooting at a mobile home on Pine
Street in St. Joe Beach.
Sheriffs deputies and an
ambulance were dispatched to the
scene and confirmed that Keith
Mork, 31, a re&Jdent in the home,
had been shot'one time through
his left hand and into the stom-
ach. It was determined that the
shot was fired from a .44 caliber
rifle,
Conflicting stories as to why
the shooting occurred have arisen
throughout the pending investiga-
tion by the sheriffs department.
Meanwhile, the suspect in the
shooting, John Faircloth, 21, of
Panama City, has been arrested
and charged with aggravated bat-


tery with a firearm and, at press
time Wednesday, was still lodged
in the Gulf County Jail.
Mork was transported by Gulf
County Ambulance personnel to
Bay Medical Center and remains
in critical condition in the inten-
sive care unit of the hospital.
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE
GULF COUNTY JAIL ... .
Wednesday. March 17th-
Terry Bosarge, 40, W/M, of Port
St. Joe, violation of probation
(netting in a closed area); Beatrice
L. Buchholz, 29, W/F, of
Wewahitchka, violation of proba-
tion (driving under the influence,
no valid driver's license) and
grand theft (Bay County); and
Tracee Garland, 29, B/F, of
Panama City, violation of proba-
tion (failure to return leased prop-
erty).
Thursday. March 18th-
Fredrick Owens, 29, B/M. of Port
St. Joe, two counts of the sale of
cocaine; and Robert Quipk, 37,
W/M, of Southport. possession of
less than 20 grams of marijuana.


Friday. March 19th-Ronnie
Morgan, 44, W/M. of
Wewahitchka, violation of condi-
tional release; Gregory Clem-
mons, 32, B/M, of Port St. Joe,
resisting without violence;
Francis Scott, 30. B/F, of Port St.,
Joe, violation of probation, sale 'of
cocaine, and possession of
cocaine; Vivian Price, 37, W/F, of
Port St. Joe, possession of less
than 20 grams of marijuana; and
William EdenNield, 19, W/M, of
Wewahitchka, five counts of utter-
irg forged checks.
Sunday. March 21st-James
Watford, 39. W/M. of Port St. Joe,
battery; and Tommy Nauyen, 46,
W/M, of Panama City, battery.


' PSJPD Report

TRAFFIC STOP PUTS Two
BEHIND BARs
On Thursday, March 18th. at
approximately 5:00 a.m., Regan
H. Schoelles, age 32, of Port St.
Joe, and Christopher B. Buzbee,


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arrested by Port St. Joe Police
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and Ross Yowell.
According to information
received, Schoelles was stopped
for: speeding. Further investiga-
tion revealed that Schoelles' dri-
ver's licerise: was suspended or
revoked. It was also learned that
Bu'zbee had two active warrants
in Franklin County.
Schoelles was arrested for
driving with suspended or
revoked license and Buzbee was
arrested on the active warrants
issued for kidnapping and aggra-
vated battery.
OUT-OF-TOWNERS
DRIVE INTO TROUBLE
Near 11 p.m., on Friday,
March 19th, Amanda D. Padgett,
21, Shanna L. Pacifico, 19, Daniel

V. Black, 19, and Edward D.
Pender, 19, all Tallahassee resi-
idents, were arrested by Officer
Russell Burch for various crimi-
nal violations.
According to Burch's report,
Pender was stopped for several
traffic infractions. Further inves-


tigation revealed that Pender had
no valid driver's license, and he
was subsequently placed under
arrest. The suspect was also
charged with resisting arrest
without violence and possession
of drug paraphernalia.
Padgett was arrested for sup-
plying alcoholic beverages to per-
sons under the age of 21 and pos-
session of drug paraphernalia.
Pacifico was arrested for pos-
session of alcoholic beverages)
while under the age of 21 and
Black was arrested for possession
of cannabis (less that 20 grams)
and possession of alcoholic bever-
age(s) while under the age of 21.
WRONG TURN TOWARD DUI
Last Saturday, March 19th,
at about 11:30 p.m., Vivian P.
Price, age 38, of Port St. Joe, was
arrested by Officer David Cross
Sfor driving under the influence.
Price was stopped for failure to
give turn signal, which was
observed by Officer Cross (three
times).
Upon making contact with
Price, Officer Cross detected a
strong odor of an alcoholic bever-
age on her breath. The officer, had
Price do some roadside assess-
ments, which she did poorly, and
was placed under arrest.
The driver refused to submit
to a legal test of her breath, and
was transported to the' Gulf
County Jail without incident.
JUST CAN'T STOP DRIVING
Shortly after 9 p.m. on
Saturday, March 20th, Darrell U.
Johnson, 33, of Mobile, Alabama
was arrested by Officer Burch for
driving while his license was sus-
pended or revoked.
Johnson was previously
(March 13th) issued a citation by
Officer James Stephens for the'
same offense. Burch also served
an active warrant on the suspect
from Holmes County for failure to
appear for driving with suspended
license.


(Beach PD Log)

ACTIVITY REPORT FOR
MARCH 15TH TO 21ST
During the last week. the
Mexico Beach Police Department
answered 88 calls for service.
investigated one burglary., one
theft, and no assaults.
During this same period. offi-
cers of the department investigat-
ed three traffic crashes resulting
in no injuries, but a combined
property damage of 81.250. The
officers issued 14 traffic warnings
Arif.'elght 'citations. ..
ARRESTS MADE BY OFFICERS
IN THE PAST WEEK .
*Shannon D. Causey. of Port
St. Joe, was charged by Ptim.
Burt Himmer with possession of
alcoholic beverages by person
under 21 years of age.
*A juvenile male was charged


with possession of alcoholic bev-
erages by person under 21 years
of age by Ptlm. Himmer.
*John R. Stomp, of Mexico
Beach was charged with driving
under the influence by Ptlm.
Steve Peoples.
*Lyn Beamon, of Panama City
was charged by Ptlm. David
VanBlaricom with driving while
his license was suspended or
revoked, possession of marijuana
less than 20 grams, possession of
drug paraphernalia, violation of
probation (DUI warrant), and fail-
ure to appear on a traffic sum-
mons warrant.
*Ricky L. Angelico, of Mexico
Beach was, charged by Ptlm.
VanBlaricom with child abuse
and allowing an unauthorized'
person to drive.
CAN You HELP SOLVE THIS
BURGLARY?
The Mexico Beach Police
Department is investigaitng a.
burglary that occurred Sunday,
March 7th, at approximately


227-5986/5987 anytime


11:45 p.m., at the Christian
'Fellowship Church on 15th
Street.
Anyone with information in
regard to this case is asked to
please call Ptlm. Burt Himmer or
Lt. Brad Hall at 648-4790 or 648-
5984.

Car Wash Sat.
Highland View Element.ary
School's fourth and fifth grade
classes will.be holding a car wash
at the Shell station in Port St. Joe
on Saturday; March 27th from
9:00 a.m. until. Everyone is urged
to bring their cars to be washed
for a donation.

GED Examination

To Be Held in April
The Gulf County Adult School
will administer the GED examina-
tion on Wednesday, April 7 and
Thursday, April 8. Please call and
go by the Adult Center.


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1999 PSJHS Track & Field Sprints Into New Year
In 1999, the Port St. Joe High All-State athletes, two of which Travis Woullard, Davin Baxter 13'0'. Opelika, Alabama
School boys' track and field team were state champions. Travis and Tremaine Lewis on the .' Todd's vault of 13'0" set a new meet for the second str
will try to extend its state champi- Woullard (shot put) and Josh throws; Josh Todd and Alex school record. with a score of 76 point
onship streak to six straight Todd (pole vault) will try to defend Hemandez in the pole vault; Rod A, IA-A A, A A A A AV by Baton Rouge, Louisic
years. their individual titles. Rod Chambers, Mark Williams, and, Bay High Meet, March 9 ond with 50 points. Pc:


Last season, the Sharks set
one state record, had three indi-
vidual state champions, earned
20 All-State honors, and scored
75 points to win their fifth
straight title.
The Sharks will return five


Chambers (hurdles), Mark
Williams (hurdles), and Rod
Givens (distance) will attempt to
capture an individual title in their
specialties as well.
Coach Scott Gowan feels that
the team's strengths will lie with


i, Outdoors in the

Panhandle
by Gene Childs
Florida Outdoor W'riters' .ssociatrion


Spring has sprung.,
Fall has felL
Summer's here.
And those crazy
spring-breakers are back,
+ + + 4
Turkey season is back in full
swing. Hunters are concentrating
on thickets and heads near plant-
ed food plots. Stable weather
should give hunters ample oppor-
tunities during this month long
spring season.
WMA's report fair numbers of
birds; but few hunters. Leases 'in
the Howard's Creek area and
along 'the Wetappo also report
good numbers of birds.
Freshwater fishing is picking
back up again. Crappie and some
bass are still spawning and are
around stick-ups and downed
trees in the shallows. Jack
Wingate reports some of the best
bass fishing in Seminole's histo-
ry. Tournaments held on the
'Nole, are weighing in record num-
bers of bass.
The crappie are hot some
days and not on others, but that's
just the way fishing goes. The
Spring Creek area Is a favorite
destination for speck anglers.
Minnows statewide are the
favorite bait, but jigs with a vari-
ety of grubs catch their fair share.
The good news for nearshore
anglers is that the trout are back,
big, and bad. St. Joe Bay is hot.
The trout are up on the flats and
hitting everything in sight. Spring
is topwater time, arid Mirro-Lures
are an old favorite in the
Panhandle.
SThese floating lures with pro-.
pellers fore and aft are intended
to be noisy. This is what brings a
trout from up to 40 feet away to
slam this bait. Other anglers are
using Zara Spooks, Pop R's, and


Rapalas. If it floats and makes
noise, it will get hit.
These old stand-bys, though l
are being. challenged by a variety
of new baits. Sluggos and floating
worm jerk-baits are gaining a
.reputation as a big trout lure. A
colorful newcomer to the flats is a
bait by Shad Assassin called the
Sea Shad. The hot color? Electric
Chicken. Stop in at Roy's in St.
SJoqe or Presnell's for the very lat-
est in trout lures.
Strong northwest winds kept
many boats at bay for some of the
eek, but on days that allowed.
anglers caught a mixed bag of,
nearshore fish. The dependable
: red snapper have thinned out
some, but keepers are located on,
most structures near shore.
Occasional keeper grouper are
also being boated along with the
snapper. Mixed in with these fish
is a daily changing variety of
other reel fish.
This past weekend on the VA
and JC Reef, anglers caught sand
trout, or sugar-trout as some call
them, one after another. These
roe-ladened fish are fair fighting
and good eating. They do not
freeze well, so catch a supper or
two and release the rest.
Reports that a cobia was
boated m Ft. Walton, four were
sighted from Panama City's Pier,'
and another one was sighted in
Mexico Beach have cobia hunters
excited. The Spanish mackerel
should beat the ling here and are
expected any day now.
The spring-breakers inun-
date our area in ever-increasing
numbers. Some people look foi'r
ward to their arrival because their
businesses prosper from their
dollars; some cringe at the traffic,
the noise, and the disruptions.
Most, though, just grin and bear
it. The more they bare, the more
we grin.


Kyron Bailey racing re nuruies;
and Rod Givens and Adam White
in the distance runs.
How Does The
Competition Line Up?
The Sharks will compete in-
Class 2A District II with Apa+
lachicola, Blountstown, Liberty
County, and Wewahitchka, Port
St. Joe is slated to host the dis-
tri'ct championships on April 21st.,
Additionally, St. Joe will com-r
pete in Region I-AA against 20
other teams. The local team will
host the region meet at Florida
State University on April 28th.
The teams that should contend
for the region title, along with the
Sharks, are Florida A&M, Maclay,
and North Florida Christian.
"Our goal this season is to try
and win the big three-district,
region, and state. For us to
accomplish this feat, we have to
continue to improve, and because
we only have 15 athletes, we have
to stay healthy.
"I feel like we can qualify ath-
letes in, 10 different events and
score between 75 and 85 points."
Our main competition for the
state title will come from Florida
A&M and Maclay," said Coach
Gowan.

Bay High Meet, March 2
The team opened its 1999
season by competing in a six team


PSJHS sophomore Travis
Woullard, shown above, placed
second in the shot put with a
48'7.75" toss at the North
Florida Relays on March 13.
meet at bay High School. Niceville
placed first with 218 points. Port
St. Joe finished fourth ,ilth 62
points.
First place finishers for the
Sharks were: Travis Woullard,
shot put, 47'1.5". and discus,
136'2"; and Josh Todd, pole vault,


The boys track and field team
competed in a second six team
meet hosted by Bay High School.
This time, Rutherford High School
took first overall, scoring 120
points. Port St. Joe scored' 78
points for a second fourth place
finish.
Placing first in the meet
events for the Sharks were: Travis
Woullard, shot put, 47'3.5", and
discus, 140'3"; Mario Swanston,
high jump, 5'8"; and Josh Todd,
pole vault, 12'6'.

North Florida Relays, March 13
On Saturday. March 13th,
the boys' team competed: in the
25th Annual North Florida Relays
in Panama City. Over 500 athletes
from 20 schools took part In the
event.


won the
raight year
ts followed
ana in sec-
ort St. Joe
i finished'


sixth.
Scoring points for the Sharks,
over the massive field of competi-
tors, were: Josh Todd. (1st) pole
vault, 12'0"; Travis Woullard.
(2nd) shot put. 48'7.75", and (3rd)
discus. 136'2.5": Davin Baxtfer.
(4th) shot put. 46'4.75": Alex.
Hernandez, (6th) pole vault. 10"0";
Kyron Bailey. (7th) high jump,
6'0"; Mark Williams, (7th) 110
hurdles, 16.7: and Tremaine
Lewis. (8th) discus. 117'2.5".

Mosley Meet, March 19
Last Friday, the team compet-
ed in a 10-team meet at Mosley
High School. Crestview placed;4
first with 104 points, with Port St.

(See TRACK on Page 9A)


Bruce Shepherd, Paul Johnson, Richard Wenthand, Jerry
Money, Charles Winslet, and Johnnie Wambles, showrn in the
photo above, recently hauled in this load of triggerfish, red
snapper, and grouper on the "Never Enough" with Captain
Chuck Guilford at the helm.

This Week's Fishing Report
for March 6th through 20th
The weather has been generous to all the fishermen, and the
fish have been even better. The red snapper are still biting around
the reef balls and artificial structures. A lot of small ones are bit-
ing; be careful and return them so they will live to be caught
another day, a little larger.
Offshore fishing is very good and should continue to be reward-
ing. The speckled trout are really turning on in the bay. A few very
nice flounder have been caught. Look for more ling to show in the
near future.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999 PAGE 9A


Gators "Run-Rule" Twice In Week


WBWA 12, R.F. MUNROE 2
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17
The Wewahitchka Gators
pounded out 11 hits to beat R.F.


Munroe 12-2 in six innings
Wednesday. The Gators scored
four runs in the bottom of the first
inning, five in the fourth and


three In the sixth to win by the
ten-run rule.
Brandon Jones went three for
five with a double and an RBI to


'99 WHS Gators Varsity Team
) Coaches and members of the Wewahitchka High School varsity baseball team include
(front row, from left) Justin Barnes, Philip Hall, Chris White, Jonathan Thomas, and P.J.
Addison; (center row, from left) Coach Grant Grantham, Justin Miller, Wesley Colvin,
Blake Rish, Brandon Jones, Josh Mauldin, and Assistant Coach Chris Lee; (back row,
from left) Trainer Ray, Champion Traylor, Dave Davis, Bradley Shavers, Tripp Atchison,
and Kelly Forehand.


Gulf Rifle Club Pistol Matches Sat.


Gulf Rifle Club will hold two
separate pistol matches on
Saturday morning, March 27th.
Registration and set-up will start
at 8:30 a.m. and the first match
will begin at 9:30. -
The first match will be a PPC
(police 'pistol combat) match. This
match consists of 60 shots fired
at man-sized silhouettes at dis-
tances of seven, 25, and 50 yards
from the competitor. A center-fire
revolver with three speed loaders
or a pistol with four magazines
are required.
; The second match will be a
F0OA bullseye match, and will
consist of 10 shots fired at bulls-
eye targets placed at 15 and 25
yards from the firing line. The
match consists of three separate
stages of firing, with time limits of
f", r minutes for the slo' v1Lre
stages. 20 seconds'for timed fire
and 10 seconds for the rapid fire
stages.
S s Last Saturday morning, the
club held its monthly .22 rimfire
blenchrest matches, an ARA
(Amenrican Rirnfire Association)
match and a sporter rifle IR

Track-from Page 8
Joe not far behind in third overall,
with 78 points.
Finishing in the top of their
event were: Tra\is Woullard. dis-
cus, 145'5"; Kyron Bailey. high
jump, 5'10"; Josh Todd. pole
vault. 12'6"; and the 4x400 relay
team, comprised of Mario
Swanston (53.3), Mark Williams
(52.9). Rod Givens (53.4). and
Kyron Bailey (59.0), finished with
a combined time of 3:38.5
Next On The Schedule
On March"26th, the Port St.
Joe boys' track and field team will
travel to Tallahassee where its
athletes will compete in a 10-team
meet hosted by Florida A&M.

I U I C E |
NOTICE
NOrTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
S; BID NO. 9899-16
The Gulf Countvy Bj-.' I:.1 Il Coun,r 'Comminuuioner,
will receive _ewaed Did li-.,.m.1 ari [.perion company
or corporauon initeresed in puichamin o' fol lolw
min iLei- irfrom [he Counnii
Two (21 Used Ice Machines (as-s)
machines can be viewed at the White City
1 Volur,.ter Frue Depaerunri 't White Cii Florida.
S Sh,,ul.dl ou hie ra que-uoi.i C r, o t Don
BuUer at 16&01 229 61 ..
Please imdite or, ih ermelope that thi- Is a
SEALED BID arid include [he BiD NUMBER
Bid_ will De recened unul 500 ocl-ok P.M..
Eastern Time. on April 9. 1999, at the Office of the
Clerk of the Circuu Court 1000 Fifth Street. Room
148, PF.n St .I.e. Flcnda 32456 (Telephone 850-
229-6112):
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
N BV TOMMI KNO\
CHAIRMNtAN
2te. March 25 ,nd April I. 1999
BID NO. 9899-15
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
will receive bids from any person, company, or cor-
porauonr Iniereied in prondmni [he Counry &,'e fol.'
lowing
Financing $30,000.00 for 1 -1/2.
acres on Garrison Avenue (New Gulff
County Health Department Building
Location) Terms: 5 years (annual pay-
ment)
Specifications can be obtained at the Gulf Count%
Planning/Building Department at 1000 Cecil G
Costin. Sr., Blvd.. Port St. Joe. Flonda 32456
Deliver Date must be specified.
Please indicate on the envelope that this is a
SEALED BID. the BID NUMBER, and what the BID
Is for. '. '
Bids will be received until Friday. Apr 9. 1999 at
5:00 p.m., E.D.T.. at the Office of the Clerk of
Court. 1000 Cecil G. Costin. Sr.. Blvd., Port St. Joe.-
Florida 32456. The Board reserves the right to
reject any and all proposals received.
GULF COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
/s/ Tommy Knox, Chairman
/s/ Benny C. Lister, Clerk
2tc. March 25 and April 1. 1999.


50/50 match. Both of these
matches require an accurate rifle
with scope to compete with and
the ability to dope the wind.
Alan Wackowoki won the ARA
match with a score of 1,800. Dale
Marshall was second with 1,355
and John Winfield was third with

James Daniels

Competes In

North/South Game
James Daniels, a 6' 3" senior
at Port St. Joe High School,
scored 11 points in for the North
squad in the North/South All-
Star game. Daniels started, at
shooting guard. .'"
The North Team, which was
coached by Flonda High's Al Bliz-
zard, lost 130-110.
"James did a good job," said
Port St. Joe Head Coach Vernon
Eppinette. "He really impressed
some. coaches that were looking
for players."
Daniels was on four State
Championship teams at Port St.
Joe High School and 1was ,voted
tournament MVP his sophomore
and senior year.

GFC Offers Bonus

for License Buyers,
Through March 31st!
March 31 st is the last day to
purchase a five-year freshwater
fishing license and receive a
bonus package of free lures, mag-
azines and other goodies from the
Game and Fresh Water Fish
Commission (GFC).
Purchasers of a. five-year
freshwater license will receive a
bonus package with product sam-
ples and magazines ,valued at
more than S40 and nearly S500 in
special offers and rebates. In
addition, the license will be an
embossed plastic card instead of
paper.
Five-year licenses are avail-
able at tax. collectors' offices
,statewide for. $61.50, or by calling
1-888-FISH-FLORIDA (347-
'4356). A $3.95 surcharge, is
added for using the toll-free
license line.
"This is the last chance this
year to get a great selection of free
: lures, magazines and other good-
ies as well as five years of fishing
privileges," said GFC's Bob
Wattendorf. "The license promo-
tion benefits the GFC because it
enables us to use the money for
fish and wildlife programs."
Spbnsors providing samples
in this year's promotion are Bass
Anglers Sportsman Society,
Berkley, Bullet Weights,. Dailichi
Hooks, Florida Wildlife Magazine;
'Florida Fishing and Boating
Magazine, the North American
Fishing Club, Phantom Tackle,
Wazp Spinner Baits, Shakespeare
and. Bass Magazine.
Sponsors providing special
offers and discounts lhcltide Bass
Pro Shops, :,Carlson Tackle,
Champion Boats, Florida
Sportsman magazine, JInterna-
tional Game Fisih Association,
Larsen Publishing, Motor Guide,
Ocean Wave sunglasses, Outdoor
World magazine and Zebco.


1,345. Eleven shooters shot in the ,
match.
The IR 50/50 match was won
by Bobby Gay with a score of 215.
Tommy Wood was second with
215. and Charles Borders was
. third with 201. This match had
10 entries.
The club will continue to
shoot trap on Thursday evening
starting at 6:30, and on Sunday
afternoon starting at 2:30. All
local shooters are Invited to par-
ticipate in the monthly matches
and weekly trap shoots. For addi-
tional Information about the club
or matches, call 229-8421.


WORKSHOP

The Gulf County Board of County Commis-
sioners will hold a workshop on Thursday,
April 1, 1999 at 6:30 p.m., E.S.T. in their
meeting room at the Gulf County Courthouse
in, Port St. Joe, Florid'aot discuss 'the pro-


posed Naval Training


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Wewa's "Day of


Baseball" Saturday
The Wewahitchka Dixie always" hamburgers,, hot dogs,
Baseball League will hold its popcorn, drinks-just to name a
annual "Day of Baseball" this few items.. Much more abounds
Saturday, March 27th, at T. L. behind the friendly service coun-
rames Park. Onening ceremonies ters.


lead the Gators. Kelly Forehand
was two for four with a home run
and three RBI, Blake Rish was
two for three with a double and
two RBI, and Champ Traylor was
two for two with two singles. Josh
Mauldin had a double and a RBI
and Chris White added a single
and an RBI for Wewahitchka (10-
2).
Jones (3-0) earned his third
victory of the season as he tossed
a three-hitter to shut-out R.F.
Munroe. He struck-out 12 batters
and walked three.,
:;. "Brandon is throwing the' ball
better each time out," said Coach
Grant Grantham.

RFM 000 110 2 3 2
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WEWAHITCHKA: Brandon, Jones and
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WEWAHITCHKA 11, ALTHA ,
MONDAY,1 MARCH 22
Wewahitchka put together
nine hits, and three home' runs
and'Dave Davis tossed a' no-hit
shut-out to beat Altha 11 0 in five
innings Monday night. 'Champ
Traylor's three-run homner in the
bottom of the first inning gave the
Gators a quick 3-0 lead.,,
Josh 'Mauldin hit a solo home
run in the third inning to extend
Wewahitchka's lead to! 4-0.
Mauldin also highlighted the
Gators' seven tun fourth. Inning
with a grand-slam home run.
'Dave Davis (5-1) earned his
fifth victoryy of the season with his
no-hit shut-out., Davis struck-out
nine Altha batters and walked
wo. .
Josh Mauldin went three for
three with a double, two home;
runs and five RBL Brandon Jones,
'"was two for three, and Champ"
,Travlor had a three-run home
i un. Kelly Forehand, Tripp Atchi-
son and Bradley Shavers 'each
added singles for the Gators (111-
-2).
"We're looking forward to Fri-
'lay's District game against Port
-St. Joe," said Coach Grantham.

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WEWAHITCHKA: Dave Dails and
Champ Traylor.


"Everyone is the community
is invited to enjoy the day-long,
activities, and help support the
various programs." said league
president Apnl Andrews.


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Sharks Advance to 2-0 In District Play


"FAITH" IS AN
EXTRA INGREDIENT
As we fill each prescription, we know that in addition to
the ingredients that your physician specifies, there is an
extra intangible ingredient that does not appear in writing.
It is 'Faith' that through his knowledge and experience he
has prescribed a medicine that will help to cure or relieve an
illness.
Sometimes, this 'Faith' can be as important as the
medicine itself. We too have a great deal of faith in the
accuracy of the prescriptions we dispense and we derive
much satisfaction when you tell us on a future visit that
someone in your family is now well.

WE PROUDLY ACCEPT MOST INSURANCE,
PLANS AND PRESCRIPTION CARDS.
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Lady Sharks Have Perfect


Week on the'
PORT ST. JOE 14, MARIANA 12
THURSDAY, MARCH 18
Port St. Joe held off the Maril-
anna Lady Bulldogs for a 14-12
victory in Thursday's game. The
Lady Sharks took a 9-5 lead into
the top of the seventh inning
where Port St.. Joe added five
more runs for a 14-5 lead. Mari-
anna rallied in the bottom half of
the inning to score seven runs,
but the Lady Sharks held on..
Bonnie Belin (6-1) earned her
sixth victory of the season as she
struck-out seven Marianna bat-
ters. Belin gave up 10 earned
runs on 11 hits and one walk in
her seven innings on the mound.
Katie Kilbourn faced two batters
in relief, and gave up two hits and
one walk before Belin took over
again.
Julie Lanford went three for
three and Megan Johnson was
three for four with two RBI to lead
Port St. Joe (8-3) on offense. Belin
and Kilbourn each had two hits,
with Belin adding two RBI. Lynd-
say Williams had one hit which
drove three Lady Sharks, while
Neikole Royster, Evette Gant and
Lacey Johnson each added one
hit.
The Lady Sharks will play
their first home game Thursday at
4:00 EST against Blounistown in
a District 3-2A matchup. Port St.
Joe added a home game against
Wakulla to the schedule for Fri-
day, Apnl 2 at 2:00; Wakulla did-
n't lose anyone from last season's
Final-Four team.


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PORT ST. JOE 18, LIBERTY Co. 10
TUESDAY, MARCHi 23
The Ladv Sharks' offense
exploded in the top of the sixth
inning to score 11 runs and went


Playing Field
on the beat Liberty County 18-10
in Tuesday's matchup. Port St.
Joe trailed 8-5. before scoring 11
runs in the sixth for a 16-8 lead.
Bonnie Belln led the Lady
Sharks at the plate as she went
three for five with a double and an
RBI. Lvndsay Williams .was two
for three with three RBI; Evette
Gant, two for five with two RBI;
and Katie Kilbourn, two for six
with one RBI. Julie Lanford had a
double and three RBI; Nelkole
Royster, a double and two RBI;
Megan Johnson, a single and two
RBI; while LaceyJohnson added a
single.
Belin (7-l) allowed just one
earned run on 12 hits and four
walks to record the win for the
Lady Sharks (9-3). She struck-out'
live Liberty County batters in her
seven innings on the mound.

PSJ 110 0 0311 2-1012 6
LCHS 24 0' 2 0 2 0-1814 7
Try for SJJV/Varsity
Cheerleading Squad
Port St. Joe students interest-
ed in trying out for the 1999-2000
cheerleading teams should sign
up in the front office and pick up
a health examination/parental
permission form. Forms must be
returned to the Health Services
Office by the end of the school day
on Thursday, April 1.
Students must be entering
the ninth or'tenth grades to try
out for junior varsity and the
eleventh or twelfth grades for var-
sity. .. :, ..
Practice for try-outs will begin
Tuesday. April 6. at 3:00 p.m. in
the gymnasium. Try-outs will be
Friday. April 16.
For additional information,
contact Simona Beard. cheerlead-
ing coach at 229-9291.


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Defeat Blountstowrt
Tigers 7-6 Monday
PORT ST. JOE 7, BLOUNTSTOWN 6
MONDAY, MARCH 22
Port St. Joe's Brett Lowry hit
a sacrifice fly to center field in the'
bottom. of the seventh inning to,
score Matt Terry from third base.1{
for a 7-6 victory over Blountstownil'
in Monday's District 3-2Ai
matchup. ,
The Tigers jumped out to a 2-
0 after the first inning of play. The
Sharks narrowed Blountstown's
lead to 2-1 in the bottom of the
second inning when Matt Terry,
who led off the inning with a dou-
ble and moved to third on a field.
ers choice, scored &on Brett
Lowry's sacrifice fly. In the bottom
of the third, sophomore Matt
Caswell laced a two-run home run
-to give the Sharks 'a 3-2 lead.
The Tigers regained the lead
by scoring two runs in the fourth:
inning and one in the fifth. Port
St. Joe bounced back in the bot-
tom of the fifth when Ryan
Stephens doubled in Caswell, who
led off the inning with a single.,
Later in the inning, James
Daniels singled in Terry, who was
intentionally walked, to tie the,,
game at 5-5. Daniels stole second
and scored on the overthrow into
the outfield for a 6-5, Port St. Joe
lead.
Steve Lowrey (2-0) retired the,
only batter he faced in the sev-
enth inning to pick up the win in
relief. Matt Terry gave up six
earned runs on nine hits, four
walks and struck-out four batters
in his six and two-thirds innings
on the mound for the Sharks (12-
4, 2-0).


Senior Matt Terry is 4-1
on the mound for the Sharks.

Matt Caswell, Ryan Stephens'
and James Daniels each went two,
for four to lead Port St. Joe at the
plate. Caswell had a two-run
home run. Stephens had two dou-,
bles and an RB[, and Daniels two;
singles and an RBI. Brett Lowry
had a double and two RBI, Matt.
Terry had a double, while Ashley.
Stephens and Jacob Tankersley'
each added a single.
BHS 200 210 1- 6 9 1
PSJ '012 030 1- 7102
PORT ST. JOE: Matt Terry. Steve
LowTey (7) and Ryan Stephens.

PORT ST. JOE 7, BONIFAY 6
SATURDAY, MARCH 20
The Sharks scored one run in ,
the bottom of the ninth inning to
beat Bonifay 7-6 and take third in
the Florida High Invitational. Port
St. Joe trailed 6-4 going into the
bottom of the seventh Inning,
where they scored two runs to
send the game into extra innings'.
Steve Lowry (1-0) struck-out
two batters in the ,top of the ninth
inning to pick up the win in relief
,of Ashley Stephens. Stephens
struck-out eight Bonifay batters
and gave up two earned runs on
10 hits and one walk in his eight


Sophomore Matt Caswell of the Sharks is congratulated at home plate following his two RBI
home run which put the Sharks up 3-2 in the third inning.


innings on the 'mound for the
Sharks (11-4).
Jim Faison went four for five:
with a double, a home run and
three RBI to lead the Sharks.
Brett Lownr' was three for three
with'three singles. Matt Caswell
and Ashley Stephens each had
doubles. Matt Terry had a single
and two RBI and Brett Jeffcoat
added a single.
BON 2 10 020 100-6
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PSJ 0 0 4 04000 201-7
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PORT' ST. JOE: Ashley Stephens.
Steven Lowrey (9) and Ryan Stephens.

PORT ST. JOE 3, WAKULLA 9
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17
The Port St. Joe Sharks lost
9-3 to Wakulla in the opening
round of the Florida High lnvlta-
tional. The Sharks scored one run
in the bottom of the first inning to
take a quick 1-0 lead. Wakulla
bounced back to score one run in
the second to bring the game to 1-
1 tie, but extended their lead to 8-
1 by the end of the top of the sixth
inning.
'Matt Terry (4-1) gave up six
earned runs on five hits and five
walks to record the loss on the
mound for the Sharks. Terry
struck-out two Wakulla batters in
his, four and one-third innings.
Steve Lowrey allowed two earned
runs on two hits, two walks and
struck-out one in his one and,
two-thirds innings of relief. Matt
Caswell struck-out one and gave
up pne earned run' on one hit in
his one inning of relief.
Jim Faison went two for four
at the plate with a triple to lead
the Sharks. Caswell had a double
and an RBI. Brett Lowryq had a
single and RBI, and Bryce
Thomas added a single for Port St.
Joe (9-4).
WAK O 1 1 32 1- 9 8 2
PSJ 1,00 002, 0--3 5 35
PORT. ST. JOE: Matt Terry, Steve
Lowrey (5). Matt Caswell (7) and Ryan
Stephens.
PORT ST. JOE 6, CHIPLEY 4
'THURSDAY, MARCH 18
.The Sharks scored five runs
in the bottom of the fifth inning
for a 6-4 come from behind victo-
ry over Chipley Thursday in the
second round of the Florida High
Tournament. Port St. Joe trailed
3-1 going into the bottom half of
the fifth inning.
'Ryan Stephens (4-1) earned
his fourth victory of the season as
tihe held Chipley to two earned
runs on 11 hits. Stephens struck-
out 12 batters and walked one in
his seven innings on the mound.

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Jim Faison was two for three
with a triple and Stephens went
two for three with a double and an
RBI to lead Port St. Joe on
offense. James Daniels had a
double, while Jacob Tankersley,
Brett Lowry and Ashley Stephens


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1999 First Annual Bass & Panfish
(Shellcracker & Bream) Tournament
April 9-10 (Friday and Saturday)

Please register at First Baptist Church
Port St. Joe office, call 227-1552

$25.00 per person (2 people per boat)

Jack Haines (Bassmaster from Louisiana) will be
present Friday night at First Baptist Church
for devotion. Please register before March 31, 1999

There will be door prizes and i
trophies given away
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need of not usually used with com-
support. posite resins.
)e placed Posts, on the other hand,


in the tooth to give added
support and create a core
around which to build the
restoration (filling).
However, pins and posts
are used in different circum-
stances and for different pur-
poses.
Pins are usually used to
add retention for filling mater-
ial mainly in the back molars.
They are cemented, tapped,
or screwed into place to add
support where there is no
nerve removal (root canal


are used in instances where
the tooth's nerve has beenn,
removed by root canal thera-,.
py. They are not always nec-
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on how much chewing force
will be exerted on the bite and
how much tooth structure is
left. ,

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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25 1999


Scenes From Dixie Youth/Boys, Softball Leagues' "Day of Baseball"


The young ladies on the Port St. Joe Girls' Softball League eight to 10 year old team of
Prudential Resort Realty and Tommy T's played a fine game of softball Saturday during their
annual "Day of Softball". In the photo above, the defense readies to field the ball as this pony-
tailed batter takes her cut.


In action on the Dixie Boys League playing field Saturday, Piggly Wiggly's team members
looked on as Byron Jones takes a cut at a toss from Athletic House pitcher Ashley Haddock
[inset].


Port St. Joe Dixie
Baseball League and Port
St. Joe Girls' Softball
League both opened their
1999 seasons on Satur-
day, March 20th with a
day full of diamond action
involving young gentle-
men and ladies from the
age of five up to 14.
:The event is held
annually to throw the
leagues into regular sea-
sop play, which began for
both on Monday of this
week. The games will
continue until about the
tirne school dismisses for
the summer.
Get out to the ball
parks and catch some
action-you won't want to
miss it!
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In the photo above, Tommy T's runner, Kristin Posey, reach-
es first base safely.


In 11-12 year old league play Saturday, the Top of the Gulf defense
Anna McFarland, delivers the pitch to a Kid's Port batter.


stands ready as pitcher,
:,'


Club Inspects

New Scout

Hut Site
Starting to Build
Home for Use by
All Scout Troops
The Rotary Club is just before
beginning construcUon on Its new
Scout Center here in Port St. Joe.
Last Thursday. the club spent
its regular meeting time. inspect-
ing the spot where the new center
Is to be built. The building is to be
erected immediately south of the
Centennial baseball complex.
For the past five or six years
the club has been saving the pro-
ceeds of each and every project it
gets involved m. in order to save
enough money to get started with
the new building, which will
replace the temporary scout
building, located across from the
Dixie Youth complex. on Tenth
Street.
The new building is to be 70'
x 40' and \\ill contain facilities for
the Boy Scouts. the Cub Scouts.
and the Girl Scouts to conduct
their meetings.
Port St. Joe has historically
had strong scouting troops here.
The only ingredient which has
kept them from being continuous
and dynamic troops had been
lack of a regular meeting place. In
, the past, troops have met in any
gathering spot they could beg or
borrow, but none which they
could term as-being permanent.
The new Scout Center will
cure that problem.
Guests of the Rbtarians last
Thursday were Ralph Browning of
Port St. Joe, Cal Sweet and Bob
Bolduc of Garden City, Mich., and.
John Frothrigham of
Champlaign, Ill..

FHP License and
Vehicle Checkpoints
The Florida Highway Patrol
will be conducting driver license
and vehicle' inspection check-
points from March 26th through
31st on SR-73 near CR-287, SR-
30 near Allen Memorial Way.
Recognizing the danger pre-
sented to the public by defective
vehicle equipment; troopers will
concentrate their efforts on vehi-
cles being operated with defects
such as bad brakes, worn tires
and defective lighting equipment.
In addition, attention will be
directed to drivers who would vio-
late the driver license laws of
Florida.


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Stars' batter Garrett Garland sends a ground ball up the mid-
dle to Steven Gay, Active Styles' pitcher; then later he drives
out the Major League's first home run of the season and was
congratulated at the plate by his teammates [inset].


M.T.I.'s first baseman, Robbie Martin, tried his best to
stretch out from the bag to snag this wide toss.

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ANNUAL DISTRICT 3
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.


4tc, March 4, 11, 18, and. 25, 1999.


Tommy Knox, Chairman/A


F rAUD III


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999


UF Study: Net Ban Took A


Bite, But Fishermen Recasting.


Important to
Study Effect
On Families


New Medical Center Staff Physician
Wewa Medical Center recently welcomed a new physician on board to take over care for resi-.
'dents iin'Wewahitchka and the suiroundinig area. The staff'invites everyone to stop,by and meet
the new face on the scene.
Fromn left, are center staff members Angela Chappell, office manager; Debbie Johnson, nurse';
Dr. Lewis Jensen, Jr., M.D.; Helen Grey, medical assistant; Rita Young, nurse; and Brenda Martin.
office manager. Becky Buckalew, medical records specialist, was unavailable for the phot.


MFC Acts
The Marine Fisheries
Commission held a public meet-
ing in Tampa from; February 23rd
to 25th. and took the following
action:
APALACHICOLA
BAY SHRIMP RULE
The commission held a a final
public hearing on a proposed rule
that would allow the use of no
more than two unconnected
Sskinmmer trawls (with no more
than 500 square feet of mesh area
:per trawl and a perimeter around
the leading edge of the ru-awlv no
greater than 56 feet) per vessel to
harvest shrimp in waters of
Apalachicola Bay in a specified
area south of the Gome Bridge
until July 1. 2001.
APALACHICOLA
BAY OYSTERS RULE
The commrrussion held a final
Lpubli..hearing on proposed rule-
amendments that would allow the
harvest of oysters in Apalachicola
Bay- on Sundays through
Thursday from July 1 through
September 30 each year.
GEAR SPECIFICATIONS RULE
,The commission held a final
public heanng pertaining to an
amendment that would change
theirule for the definition of "cast
net" to replace the reference of a
cone-shaped" net with a correct-
ed reference to a "circular" net...
This is in order to match the spec-
ification for measuring the maxi-
mum mesh area of a cast net by
means of its radius.
Each of the above described


on Saltwater Issues
proposed rule amendments will Governor for approval in the nei
be 'aken to the Cabinet and future.


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GCSD Car Finds New Purpose
Gulf County Sheriff Frank McKeithen recent donated an
old sheriff's department car to the Highland View Fire
Department to be used as a fire chief vehicle. In the absence of.
the chief, the car will be used by the next in command.
The HVFD chief, Victor'Rollka, stated that the car will be"
used as a "first responder" vehicle.
The entire membership of the fire department would like to
extend its thanks to the sheriff for this valuable contribution to
their efforts.

Gulf Health
Council to Meet
The Gulf County Health
[ ,ess Is Too Small Council will meet Friday, April
2nd, a t 1:00-/p.m,. ET, in the,
Wewahitchka courthouse judge's
chambers. The luncheon meeting
.. ,heirig sponsored 'by North
Florida Medical Centers. Lunch
will be complimentary.
,All Council members, interest-
,UAC AEC,1 ed health care professionals and
guests are invited to attend.


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Tommy Smart had beeri 'a
commercial ; fisherman for '16
years before Florida voters barred
him from using large nets to catch
mullet and other fish.
"When your life goes to hell.
it's not a good feeling." he said.
recalling his emotions after the
net ban, a state constitutional
amendment. went into effect July
1. 1995.
Smart's despair four years
ago represents the feelings of
Florida's commercial fishermen
immediately after the net ban,
University of Florida researchers
found in a study they reported
recently at the university's Ellse
B. Newell seminar.
"Most coastal states either
have adopted net bans or are con-
sidering them, but no. other
research has looked at their
effects on families," said Suzanna
Smith, a family life researcher
with LIF's Institute' of Food and
Agricultural Sciences. "It's impor-
tant for officials to look at how
such policies affect people."
The UF researchers, .Inter-
viewed 44, couples, tin two surveys
funded by the Florida Sea Grant
College Program. The first was in
1994, before the net ban, and the
second in 1997 and 1998.
"The emotional toll was high,
'resulting in the divorce rate,
among the families we surveyed,
rising to four times the state aver-
age," Smith said. "Our sample of
divorced couples is small, so it's
hard to say if this rate holds true
for all families affected by the net
ban." ,
For more information and
registration for the FSLI Online
Scholar Challenge, go to http:/
/www.fsu.edu.
This is the second year the
competition has been conducted.
Finalists in last year's competition
Included students from high .
schools in Crawfordville: Daphne,
Alabama; Silver Spring.
Maryland; Carteret. New Jersey;
and a home-schooled student
from Savannah, Georgia
Despite the mental stress. 77
percent of, the men surveyed still
ma -epat -o ielir fiviAg fishing.
This ihc-ludes.fhighi wi th.small'r'
nets -that still'are legal, fishing far
offshore and crabbing. "They're
-.very .resilient people who have
responded well to the strains on
them," Smith said.
But the percentage of family
income from fishing dropped from
80 percent to 55 percent between
surveys. In addition, the men
doubled the number of hours they
spent doing work other than fish-
ing or crabbing.
"Now that income from fish-
ing has declined, their wives'
earnings make a bigger contiibu-
tion to their families' income,"
Smith said. "The men no longer
have the satisfaction of being the
primary breadwinner."
One in seven of the fisherrmen
surveyed, including Smart, par-


ticipated in training in clamming
administered by the Harbor
Branch Oceanographic Institu-
tion of Fort Pierce with assistance
,from UF's Cooperative Extension
Service.
Smart grows clams in bags on
a shallow offshore site he leases
from the state, and occasionally
he fishes %%ith a small, legal cast
net. "Sometimes I do better (than
before the net ban)." he said.
"Sometimes I do worse. At least


I'm still on the water and working.
for myself.
"I'm in a lot better mood than:
I was right after the net ban. butTI':
wish they had regulated nets
instead of banning them. You.
don't feel like you're In Amenrca
when they take away something
that feeds people."
The wives of men who fish full
time today reported much more
(See NET BAN on Page 3B)


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999


Honey Recourse Loan


Offered by the U.S.D.A.


a Enterprise Florida at Work!
-Representatives from Enterprise Florida have been in Gulf County for the past few weeks eval-
uating and assessing the needs of the communities. The fact-finding mission is part of Enterprise
Florida's commitment to help Gulf County during these times of economic crisis.
, .Meetings were continuing throughout this week with various representatives of the organiza-
tion. In the photo above, Bridget Merrill. Director of Retention and Expansion, discusses some of
the needs and problems of Port St. Joe'. with (from left) Terry McDaniel, Public Works
Superintendent, Mayor Johnny LInton, and Commissioners Damon McNair and Charles Tharpe.


Net Ban

-from Page 2B
stress in:the second survey than
in the first one.
Smart's wife,' Alice, said her
income as a meat cutter at a mar-
'ket has become more important
since the net ban. "When you fish.
-you get paid today." she said.
S"When you raise clams, it takes a
;year and a half to two years for
them to grow. Ift the meantime.
you don't get paid."
A sign of the increased mental
strain was a doubling of people
*whoo said someone in their family
had experienced emotional prob-
lems in the past year-rising from
24 percent to 44 percent between
surveys..
"After the net ban. we found
that an equal number of men and
'women reported signs of depres-
.sion," said Steve Jacob, a UF,
,cornmurAitvy ,life researcher
involved in the -stuiy.' "Thiis'
unheard of: groups of women
almost always score higher than
men on indicators of depression."
Despite the families'
increased emotional difficulties,
they showed no signs of excessive
drinking, drug use or family vio-
lence. "This has to do with their
strong character." Smith said.
"Our study doesn't bear. out the
,stereotype of fishermen as' alco-
holics or violent people,"
The fishermen took advan-
itage of assistance provided them,
,'the second survey showed.-.Eight
lof 10 participated in a net buy-'
lback program, and six of 10
received unemployment compen-
sation. -. ,, .
'The- fishermen have been
ible inake 'ends meet because
they have always been quick on
their feet. changing the species ..
they' fished when necessary and
taking on outside jobs." 'Smith
said.


"We're survivoi-s." said Jimmy
,Allen. as he helped Smart cleah
,clams and prepared to unload his
own morning harvest. "The state
didn't give us a whole lot of
.'choice. It said. 'Try' this (clam-
'ming). and see how it goes.' If this
Hadn't worked. I don't know what
would have happened to us."


Help prott. yo '.'r
i ', ; "7: "Help protect your h


:i


Shown presenting the
state's first place plaque for
the van division to Raymond
Alymer is Mitch Burke, Gulf
County Transportation Direc-
tor.


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 twb-part' 'course :ori'
Thursday.. March 25th, and
Friday, March 26th, from 9 a.m.
to .1 p.m. at the -Stiles Brown
Community Centei, located at
120 Library Drive, next to the
library.
The totik 'cost is $8 per per-
son. Space"'4ls limited, so call
soon-phone Gwen Knight at
229-6784 to reserve a spot.
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On March 3, Keith Kelly,
executive Vice President of
USDA's Commodity Credit
Corporation, announced provi-
sions of the honey recourse loan
program that was authorized by
the Agriculture, Rural
Development, Food and Drug
'Administration, and Related
Agencies Appropriations Act,
'1999 (the act).
This program applies only to
1998-crop honey and provides a
national average loan rate of 56
cents per pound. This loan rate is
calculated by a formula provided
by the Act.
The Act further requires that
the repayment of a loan shall
.include repayment for Interest
and administrative costs as.nec-
essary to operate the program.
This loan fee is established at
nine-tenths of a cent per pound of
-honey pledged as collateral for the
loan. All loans must be repaid.
'Other provisions of the program
are:
*The final date to request a

G.C.T. Driver to

Represent State in

National Competition
Raymond Aylmer, of Gulf
County Transportation will repre-
sent the State of Florida in the
1990 National Paratransit Rodeo
to be held at the Community
Transportation Association of
America Conference in New
Orleans In May.
Mr. Aylmer represented Gulf
County Transportation at the
*state level in Daytona Beach, held
on March 12th and 13th, where
he took first place in the van cat-
egory. The competition consisted
of a total of 22 contestants from
different Community Transpor-
tation Coordinators from all over
the state of Florida.
The competition consisted of
such exercises as pre-trip inspec-
tions. wheelchair loading and
'securement, and numerous dri-
ving obstacles. There was also a
written examination given to all
.contestants where Aylmer had a
.perfect score.
As a result of his placing, he
' will receive an all expense paid
i6trlp to New Orleans, Louisiana to
,T ,sent' the State of Florida and
ifirnee fI-i'the national compeU-
CtHoPn.


loan is May 7.
*Administrative costs of loans
will be collected at the time of
loan disbursement.
*Loans will mature no later
than nine months following the
month in which the loan is dis-
bursed.
*Interest will be charged at
the rate paid by CCC plus one
percentage point.
*Beneficial interest require-
ments apply.
*Honey pledged as collateral
for a loan must be from eligible
floral sources and must be in con-
tainers that meet the type, size,
cleanliness, strength, damage,
and fill requirements defined by
regulations.
*Pre-loan inspections will be
required to assure that honey
inventory exists in approved stor-
age containers and is of approxi-
mate certified weight.
"*There will not be loan premi-
ums and discounts. If a loan is
not repaid, CCC will contact a


local sale of the honey used as,
loan collateral. If the sales pro-.
ceeds do not equal or exceed the
amount owed by the producer, a
claim for this difference will be
established.
Further program information
is available from Farm Service
Agency 'local offices or USDA
Service Centers. Calhoun,
Franklin, Gulf, and Liberty
County Farm Service Agency, 837
Leonard St.. Bjountstown. FL.
Phone (850) 674-8386 or 1-800-
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PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999

Say o Sw I I T7e Sar!


Easter Sunrise Service Planned for April 4


MEDITATIONS OF A
(Llxuntri reac1- rn

By LOWELL F. ADAMS
MR Can You Know
-T? You are Saved?


"You may know you
have eternal life"
I John 5:13


WAS TALKING WITH A GENTLEMAN one day,
and he told me that no one could know for
C. certain that they were saved. He said, "The
only way we will know we are saved, is when we pass
through the pearly gates."
God's Word tells us we can know we are saved, and
it tells us how we can know that truth. First John 5:1
assures us "Whosoever believes Jesus is the Christ is
born of God." And verse 2 tells us we know we love God
when we keep His commandments.
Chapter 3, verse 23 tells us what His
Commandments are: "this is His commandment, that'
we believe on the Name of His Son, Jesus Christ, and
love one another,"
In Mark 12:30 and 31, Jesus tells His followers the ,
same. And in John 15:12, Jesus explains, This is my'
commandment, that you love one ,another as I have
loved you."
None of this will happen unless we are born of the
Spirit' of God. Jesus told Nicodemus in the Third
Chapter of John we must be born-again. We are flesh,
and the flesh delights in sin. The Holy Spirit, who lives
in the Christian heart, is our guide to' righteousness. If'
we listen to and obey that wee -small voice, we will
honor our Heavenly Father with the way we liye.
Otherwise sin will prevail.
"These things have I written unto you that
believe on the Name of the Son of God; that you
may know that vou have eternal life." I John 5:13.
Yes, indeed! The Christian who has been born of
the Spirit of God, can know foi certain they are saved!
Just be sure we have accepted the Truth of God,
submitted ourselves to Jesus and accepted Him as our
Lord and Saviour. For Jesus tells us in John 14:6, "I am
the Way, the Truth, and the Life: no one comes unto the
Father, but by me."
When we know God's Word, we know The Truth!
No one can lead us astray, if we know God's Truth.




BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
.311.Columbus St. St. oe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD-.
4, MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 AM ET EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM ET
Sunday School 9:45 am Wednesday Night at 6:00 p.m. Youth
Group Meedng, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting: Choir Practice 7:00 pm
"0 taste and see that the I ivd ti good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Hi ."
Please accept this invitation to join us in'worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
For intfrmation concerning our bus mniistry, please call 647-5026 -


First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St.Joe '
Church Office 227-1493 *; Gus Carpenter, Pastor
Sunday School .. .. .4. .. .. 5 m. "
Sunday Mdrning Worship .. ..'. ... 00 a.ml
SSiun y Eve'iin'r Service .. ;: : '. 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday....... '-00 p.m
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of'Pentecost With Us


[First .UitedMeethodist Church
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
u "\ 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


Rev. Allen Welborn
to Deliver the
Sunrise Message
The community Easter sun-
rise service will be held in Franik
Pate Park on Sunday, April 4th,'
beginning at 7:30 a.m., ET. Those


The Musical Ministry Team
from Bob Jones University in
Greenville, South Carolina, is'
scheduled to be at Faith 'Bible
Church on Thuirsday, April 1st at
7:100 p.m., ET.'
The six-member team is tour-
ing the southern United States
this spring presenting a program
of familiar: hymns and' gospel
songs consisting of vocal, eupho-
nium, and piano solos, duets, and
trios.
,,The program revolves around,,
the theme "The Christian's


attending will be welcomed by
'Rev. Jesse Evans of First United
Methodist Church, followed by a
prayer offered by Rev. Bruce
Duty, of Grace Baptist Church.
I Hymns will be, led by Rey.!
Buddy Caswell (First Baptist
Church), accompanied by, Rev.
Mark Jones (Long Avenue Baptist


Comfort at God's Presence in our
Lives." The leader of the team,
Mike Herbster, will close the ser-
vice with a brief message from the
Word of God.
. The members are as follows:
Mike and Amy Herbster, from
Blue Springs, Missouri; Josh
Johnson, from Troy, Michigan:
Andy Merkle, Naomi Zimmer, and
Ruth Zimmer. all from Greenville.
South Ca~rolina.
For more information con-
ocerning this: presentation, call
Faith Bible Church at 229-6707.


Welcome

Committee

In John 12:13 we find, "So
they took the branches of palm
trees and went out to meet him
crying 'Hosannal Blessed is he
Oliver F Taylor who comes in the name of the
Visitation Minister, First Lord'".
United Methodist Church When an important person
comes to town, we generally
have a welcoming committee. Somehow, the crowd in
Jerusalem on that fateful day knew something signifi-
cant was taking place. However, they did not fully
understand.
We should have a better understanding of Palm i
Sunday. It is time to let Jesus have a triumphal entry
into our lives. Let us wave the palm branches and cry,
Hosannal
Starting Sunday, we will have many chances to
worship God in special services. There will be noonday
services at the First United Methodist Church Monday
through Friday for all churches. There will be a sun-
rise Service at Frank'Pate Pak-k on Easter morning. All
are encouraged tof atterid worship at the church of
their choice on Easter.


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


JESUS CHRIST- HIS MESSAGE OUR SOURCE

| Liberty Bible Church
/ 4 welcomes Tou To Its Services

Sunday Morning Service .. 10 a.m.
^"A 102 Liberty Manor Circle Port St. Joe

Pastor Guy Labonte Phone 648-5912


A" Po+ of VictorY"

Fir, CktfhLc6 of tke Noza;ene
S n20l '1, Aven'ue Port St. 3oe, Florida 32456
(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.


cOve woo the Lord file glory}.
dUe- R~S V'swe, WOrSlip file
Lor~d hi lie e aufy of holiness.
Psalm 29:2


Church). Rev. Bill Taylor, of Faith
Bible Church, plans to present a
special song for the occasion.
Leading into the message,
delivered by Rev. Alan Welborn, of
First Baptist Church, will be 'a
scripture reading by Rev. Tim
Bailey of Highland View Church of

Tri-County Sing
The next Tri-County Sing will
be held at Christian Fellowship
Church. located at 500 15th;
Street in Mexico Beach, beginning
at 7:00 p.m.. ET, on Saturday,
March 27th. Everyone is cordially
invited to attend.


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


God.
The congregation gathered foi-
the special occasion will be dis-
missed to their regular Sunday
services with a closing prayer
from Rev. Larry Wells, of United
Pentecostal Holiness Church.


Special Services at
United Pentecostal
Rev, Larry Wells and the con-
gregation of the United Pente-
costal Church would like to invite
everyone to ,attend special ser-
vices to be held at the, United
Pentecostal Church, which is
located at .309 Sixth Street in Port
St. Joe.
Evangelist Gary Madden will
be ministering in the services on
Saturday and. Sunday, March
27th 'and 28th. The service on
Saturday will be held at 6:00
p.m.. ET. and 'the services on
Sunday will be at 10:00 a.m. and
6:00 p.m., ET. Your attendance'at
these services would be deeply
appreciated.
t )" ': ; "'


Come Find Out What All the Excitement Is at 2247 Hwy. 71
{1,'10 mile north c't Overstreet Road)

The Church of Christ
in Wewahitchka wants to make a difference in your life..
Sunday School. ... ........ . . 9 a.m. CDT
worship Ser% ice .... .. .. ... ..... 10 a.m. CDT '
Sunday Evening Worship "... ... .... ... ... .5 p.m. CDT
Wednesday Bible Study .. . . 7 p.m. CDT
KEN BUTTERWORTH, minister


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


/ FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
Se CHURCHStre .
.508 SLxteenth Street 227-1756 u:" /
Sunday Worship.. ..... 10 a.m. o
-2
Adult School ..... .... 11 a.m.
*Sunday School I -.
*Young Children -. Avaa
*Nursery Available Z
Pastor Rev. J. Reid Cameron Highway 71/ Cecil Costin Sr. Blvd./


S firstaptist Cfhurcfi
l 102 THIRD STREET *PORT ST. JOE
E -- Allen Welborn Buddy Caswell
] d Pastor Minister of Music & Youth
Sunday School ...... ... .... .. :45am ,
Worship Service ............. 11:00 am
Disciple Training .. ..... 6:00 pm.
Evening Worship .. .. .. .. ... .. 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ........... 7:00 pm
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" J

........-----------Teaching the Truth of God's Word

FAITH BIBLE CHCTURCH
801 20th 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


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

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

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


Discover God's Love!
Everyone welcome

Long Avenue
BAPTIST CHURCH
1661 Long Aventie; Port S Joe 229-8691'
Worship Sundays at 11 aim. and 6.p.m.-
Bible Study Sundays at9:45ai and 5 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
"Prayer' and Bible Study at 7 p.m.
Adult 'Praise Ch6ir at 8 p.m.

Aiark Jones, minister of music & youth


The friendly place to worship!

First Baptist Church
SMexico Beach Jim Davis, Pastor
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
c ,>".l ,,, Worship7'-7 .Spndays at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
,ii .1 Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
l Wednesday Adult Prayer and Bible Study at 6:00 p.m.
Please note, all times central
Located at 823 N 15th St Meico Beach Corner of 15th & California 648-5776
I WELCOME!


CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Bible Studys
9 a.m. Sunday
6 p.m. Wednesday


Worships
9:30 a.m. Sunday
Nursery


Call 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. O. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32487
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue


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FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH


Sunday School ............ 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship .......... 11:00 a.m.

(850) 227-1724
Rev. Jesse Evans
L PASTOR


Methodist Youth
Fellowship ..... ....... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
Robert E. Downs, Jr.
Choir Director


race Baptist Chiurc
Gf aBUT THOSE WHO MOPE IN THE LORD WILL
RENEW THEIR STRENGTH. THE WILL SOAR ON
WINGS LIKE EAGLES. 15AIAH 40:51
Come Celebrate this Lord's Day With Us!
Upstairs Capital City Bank Building
Bible Study at 9 a.m., Sunday Worship at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Bruce Duty, Pastor Study: 227-2583
Church: 227-1180 http://www.homtown.com/grace


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Beach Baptist
Chapel's Special
Easter Services
The Beach Baptist Chapel,
located in St. Joe Beach, wishes
to extend to all an open invitation
to join them Easter Sunday morn-
ing, April 4th, as they celebrate
God's love with two special ser-
vices.
At 7:30 a.m. Easterr daylight
savings time), they will honor
God's sacrifice through His Son
Jesus, as they welcome the "sun-
rise" on the beach at the street
end of Columbus Street. Bro.
David Nichols will share encour-
agement from the scriptures and
those attending will join together
in fellowship and praise.
At. 11 a.m. (ET) the second
service will begin as the musical,
"Nail Scarred Hands", is present-
ed. This will be performed by the
combined efforts of the Beach
Chapel choir, the chapel deacons,
and many volunteers.
This musical will remind you
that Jesus' hands were gentle,
strong, healing, ministering, and
serving hands, and yet he allowed
those unblemished hands to be
nailed to a cross for us all.
It is an hpnor for the chapel's
members to be allow to present
this reenactment' of history.


Faith Christian
Students Embark
On Trip To D.C.
On Wednesday morning at
4:00 a.m., 10 students ranging
from grades six through 12,
departed from Faith Christian
School on their way to
Tallahassee International Airport.
They were accompanied by three
other schools from across, the
country, on what will include four:
days of educational field studies
in Washington D.C. with EF's
Christian Discoveries Program.
The three other schools
included Abundant Life Christian
School, Panorama Christian
School, and St. Paul's Christian
School.
During the trip, students will
view the various sights of
Washington from a Christian per-
spective, including the Library of
Congress, the White House,
Peterson House, the Smithsonian
Museums, Arlington National
Cemetery,. the Tomb' of the.
,Tnknowns. Old Town Alexandria.
'the Washington Monument, The
Holocaust Memorial MVuseum, the'
Supreme Court, Ford's Theatre,
Mount Vernon, and many other
landmarks important to American
history.
The unique aspect involved in
their .evaluation of these monu-
ments, is that they will learn the
obvious marks of Christianity in
the way the government is run, as
well as the significanceof how
architecture has also been influ-
enced by religion.


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999 PAGE 5B


Trio Internaziondale Featured at MB First United Methodist
On Sunday, March 28th, at Orchestra and the Orquesta Illinois Wesleyan University in
5:30 p.m., a program of Baroque Filarm6ica de Caracas (Vene- Bloomington, Illinois, and holds
music will be presented at the zuela), as well as performing as the title of "Professor Emeritus in
First United Methodist Church of an orchestral violinist in various Piano" from that university.
IVMexico Beach. The choir will sing orchestras in the United States In addition to his perfor-
excerpts from Bach's Cantata #4 and South America. mances as a pianist, he has
entitled Christ Jesus Lay in In addition to her activities as played solo harpsichord recitals
Death's Strong Bands, accompa- a violinist, Martha Gherardi also in 25 states. He has served as a
nied by the Trio Internazionale gives private violin and piano church organist for more than 30


Members of the Trio Internazionale 'Ifroi ,,left], Martha'
Gherardi, violinist, R. Bedford Watkins, pianist, and 'Lucianas
Gherardi, contrabassist, are, shown during a recent perfor-.
mance.


Upcom
Public Lenten servi
observed at the Fir
Methodist ;Church N
through April 2, beg
12:00 noon. Each day
will be presented in the
by a different minister.
Those scheduled to
as follows: Monday, R
Taylor; Tuesday, Rev. I
Wednesday, Rev. Til
Thursday, Rev. Jerry
Friday, Rev. Dave FernE


NewBethel B-
Honors Bell ai
DARE Partici]
Lanetta Bell, an o0
member of New Beth
Church, was recognize
special program on
March 21st for winning
t,'s spelling bee and hi
ment in the D.A.R.E.
She is the daughter of
and granddaughter
Bell, both of Port St. Jo
The program also i
singing' fest, and spec
speakers, Ashton Larr
que Johnson," 'Cierc
Kieonda Miller. The you
members spoke to the
tion about the D.A.R.E
which they and Lanet
ipated in and graduated
Guest speaker, Rev.
Panama City added wo
program as well.
Concluding the'
beautiful trophies wern
the four young speal
ates,' and special awe


4ere You

A Tourney To


An Easter Musical Creat


ling
ces will, be
st United
March 29
ginnipg at
a message
sanctuary

speak are,
tev. Oliver
Bill Taylor;
m Bailey;
Huft; and
andez.


aptist
nd
pants
utsianding
el Baptist
ed with a
Sunday,
the coun-
er involve-


Holy Weel
Rev. Huft will minister
;Thursday, and Rev. Fernandez
will minister Frlday. Following the '"

Celebrate Bailey's
First Aniversary l
Thed Mt. Zion. Missionary .
'Baptist 'Ciurch' ''family of-'
'Apalachicola invites you to'their '':
pastor's first anniversary celebra-.-
tion which will be held Thursday
through Sunday, April 8th to
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which will also perform music
from the Baroque era.
The artists of the Trio
I~ternazionale., Martha Gherar-'.
dl, violinist. R. Bedford Watkins.
pianist, and Luciano Gherardi.
contrabassist, bring a diversity of
musical experiences to the
ensemble.
.-. Martha Gherardi, a native of
Florida, received her Bachelor
and Master of Music degrees from
Florida State University. She fur-
thered' her studies at the
Academie Internationale d'Et6 in
Nice. France. at the New College
Summer Music Festival in
Sarasota,
4'' She has appeared' as a soloist
with the Savannah Symphony


instruction, is the choir director
and organist for the Lanark
Community Church in Lanark
Village, and is an instructor in the
Department of Visual and
Performing Arts at the Port St.
Joe' campus of Gulf Coast
Community College.
R. Bedford Watkins is a native
of Arkansas. He holds a Bachelor'
of. Music degree from .Rhodes
College in Memphis. a Master of
Music from the University of
Michigan, a Ph.D. from, the
University of Iowa, and pursued
advanced studies in Stuttgart,
Germany.
For many years, he was the,
Chairman of the Piano Depart-
ment at the School of Music at,


SeCe Church Youth to
Services Hold Yard/Bake
message each day, a soup and r
sandwich luncheon will be served Sale, r Wash
'p the fellowship hall. The comn- T youth department o the
unity is welcome to join mem h e of
bers of the church at any time! i Cr oGd wl
during the 15 minute service and: be having a yard -sale/bake sale
luncheon. Please;plan to observe and a donation car wash this. from 8:00
Holy Week and sharefellowship a.m. un 1:00 p.m. in Frank
%vith friends. Pate Park and Capital City Bank
Other services' during the parking lot. .
week will be the children's, choir
presenting "An Easter Basket" All proceeds from the fund
Palm Sunday, at 11:00 a.m. on, raisers'will go toward youth mis-.
March 28th; and the chancel sons and local youth"ministries.
Ehoir will present "He Has Risen" For more information, please con-
Easter Sunday Service on April 4 tact Mary Lou 'Cumbie at 227-'
at 11:00 a.m. 1388. :


years and presently is the organ-
ist at the historic Trinity
Episcopal Church in Apalachi-
cola. He resides in Eastpoint.
Luciano Gherardi is a native
of Turin, Italy, where he began his
musical career as an accordionist,
and furthered his musical educa-
tion studying contrabass at the
"Arrigo Boito" Conservatory of
Music, Parma, and the "Giuseppe
Verdi" Conservatory of Music in
Turin', where .he received his
diploma of "Profesore 'di
Contrabasso".
During his years in South
America, he performed as a mem-
ber of the Orquesta Sinf6nica de
Venezuela, the Orquesta
Filarm6nica de .Caracas, and
numerous chamber orchestra
ensembles, and, also' composed
and performed musical jingles for
radio, television and movies.
The Gherardis met while both
were members of the Orquesta
Filarmo6nica de Caracas. While,
residing In Venezuela. Martha and'
Luciano decided to dedicate their
time and talents to the Trio
Internazionale and their other
ensemble, the Duo Internazion-
ale, a violin and accordion duo.
They have performed
throughout the United States as
well as in Asia, South America,
and Euirope. The Gherardis now
reside on St. George Island.
At the end of the program the
choir directed by John Anderson,
will sing the well-known Jesu, Joy
of Man's Desiring by Bach. taken
from cantata 147. The trio will
accompany the choir.


Operation Rice Bowl to


Aid St. Joe Crisis Project


program. Operation Rice Bowl diocesan
Renea Bell recipient for 1999 has been desig-
of Maggie nated as the Port St. Joe Crisis
e. Project. Port St. Joe has been
included a t recently hit by a crisis when the
cial~ th r Florida' Coasft -Papermill "shut
v. Domin- .. ilown and over. 590 people lost:
a Bailey, their jobs. The workers have
rig church Lanetta Bell exhausted their unemployment
congrega- ........ benefits and have no prospects of
. program made to Lanetta as well. Making employment.
tta partic- the presentations were Winnie .The families affected are fac-
d from. Hamilton, Sandy Smock (Hannon ing needs of 'rent, utilities, food,
Tucker of Realty. Inc., the New Bethel medical care and prescriptions.
)rds to the Baptist Church ..family, and These people have tremendous
community.. :.. needs and Operation Rice Bowl
program,' 'The everlt'.',organiizers thank will help to ease their immediate
e. given to God for their success, 0and' pray suffering.
ker-gradu-, for His blessings on each of the m On the international level, a
ards were young people.., ..1,, small bank, lends $20 to awoman
ards were young people i El Salvador: farmers n
S. .. Zimbabwe learn how to plant
appropriate crops in their land;
families in Honduras rebuild their
Homes destroyed by floods: resi-
S. dents of a village in India gather
i '/ ''' around pump that provides safe
m: I I I 'drinking water. ,
'- I .'.~, .- v .- / .... .On the local level, a family liv-
ing in a shelter receives the help
to' become self-sufficient again.
T b, f C" f V-'r What do these events have in-
common? They are all projects
S .-''.being' supported by Operation
.Rice Bowl, a project.being orga-
S. .., ......nzed by Catholic Relief Services
ed by Dave Clark ` CRS) i


Operation Rice Bowl has been
practiced in parishes all over the
United States since 1975.
Through prayer. fasting, learning,
and giving. Catholics throughout
,the country are expanding their
%understandihgorf thetLenten sea-
'son. The program benefits the
poor even beyond the Lenten peri-
od.
Last year in the Diocese of
Pensacola-Tallahassee, Operation
Rice Bowl Raised $25,712.79 in,
funds. 25%, or $6,453.20, stayed
in the 'diocese and was used to
"help the poor. The recipient of the
award last year was the Catholic
Charites of Panama City.
According to Marion M.,
Dickens, regional director of that
office, S3.600 of the funds were:
.spent for food for the agency's two
'shelters. St. Barnabas and Naomi
House. The remainder
'.(82,853.20) was utilized for emer-
'gency services for the homeless
and other people living in poverty.
The agency suffered significant
loss in support in the previous
,year, so funds from Operation
.Rice Bowl caite as a real. blessing,
,said Ms. Dickens.
The shelters operated by
Catholic Charities in Panama City
house people with no jobs, no
Transportation and little "hope.


Through the agency's casework,
counseling, parenting classes and
:anger management, clients can
hope to move out of poverty.
According to Ms. Dickens,,
sometimes filling the mqst sim-i
plistic needs can make alethe dif-o
ference. Some of the basic needs.
the agency often helps with are
obtaining identity cards or a
duplicate birth certificate if the
person lost theirs. Without one of
these, a person cannot get a job.
among other needs met by the
agency are doctor visits, prescrip-
tions, diapers, and of course the
most basic, food.
With the Operation Rice Bowl
funds, the Catholic Charities was
'able to buy the vaporizer needed
for a sick child, or a prescription
for antibiotics. Sometimes, just
(getting clothing washed is a prob-
lem without the few.quarters to do
so.
"This, year the money from:
Operation Rice Bowl will enable
us to help the people of Port St.
Joe," said Ms. Dickens. The
money through the generosity of
the people in the diocese will go to
meet the, needs of many.'
The 'aboVe -article was taken
from the Diocese of
Pensacola-Tallahasse paper; writ-
ten'by Mary Inabnit.


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6:00 p.m.


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Experience this moving musical based on the sermon W11i'er
Tljere'? By Dr. Peter Marshall. The streets were crowded ani
taunts were loud as they led our Lord to Calvary's hill. As t
musical unfolds you will feel yourself entering the place call
Golgotha and experiencing the moments before Jesus' death
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When He rose up from the grave?


he .. "Harnessing The Wind" Winners
led In a recent "Harnessing the Wind" contest held at HVES the following winners were announced:
Third Grade-'t"Most. Seaworthy", Dalton Richter and Blake Barnes; "Best Design" T.J. Odom; "Race
Lh. Winners", Misty Knobel (first), Amanda Lucas (second), Eric Mowery (third), Blake Barnes and
, irt-C? Dalton Richter (fourth); Fourth Grade Car Races-"Best Design", Danielle Shows; "Most
Roadworthy", Daniel Bennett; "Best Overall", Travis Hopper; "Race Winners", Travis Hopper (first),
.. Daniel Bennett (second), Danielle Shows (third), Gabbie Whittington (fourth);: .Fifth Grade
Windmills-"Best Overall Design", Bridget Bryan and Taylor Green, Jeremy Couch and Henry Kirby
(second); Courtney Mork (third); "Most Workable", Lauren Stansell (first), Bubba Darna (second),
Matt Nolen (third), Jason Parke (fourth); "Most Creative", Bubba Darna; "Honorable Mention",
2k31t 6& /2 Crystal Lewis.
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School News .

By Linda Whitfield


PSJHS Hosts





sity (FAMU) high school coordinators, spoke to the Port St. Joe High School student body about
college preparedness at Career Day held on Friday March 12th. re
One of the special visitors who shared their career knowledge was Tonya Knox [above right.
who "entertained" Jim Belin's job training class during the day. She demonstrated her skills as a
court reporter for the 14th Judicial Circuit.
Special thanks are extended to Hunter, Knox, and the following additional speakers who
enlightened the students on that day: Division of Forestry, Department of Corrections, George
Boyer, Wayne Pate, Christine Cain, Rocky Comforter, Bill Wood. Kim Thomas, Ed McNeal, Ken.
Murphy. Brett Unger, Cora.Sue Robinson, Sue Marley, Kesley Colbert, Pastors Allen Welborn and
Tim Bailey, Willie Ramsey, Martha Weimorts, and Grady Booth. The guidance department would
also like to thank Marlene Sewell and Mary Lou Cumbie for their part in making "Career Day" so
special!


PORT





Middle..

School News



By: Katie Geoghagan
Welcome back students,
teachers, and staTf. I hope you
had a fun and relaxing week dur-
ing our very much needed spring
break. We students had to get on
the ball quickly with the sLxth and
seventh grades beginning the
Terra Nova test on Tuesday.
Students were wished good
luck and encouraged to get plenty
of rest and eat a healthy breakfast
on the testing days to keep them-
selves alert.
As we begin the fourth and
final nine weeks,, students and
teachers are counting down the
days, but it's not over yet, so stu-
dents, let's give the teachers and
staff our best effort- as we finalize
our 1998-99 school year.
Speaking of nine. weeks, the
third nine weeks reporticards will
come out on March 29, even
though the grading period ended'
March 11. With Easter on its way,
be sure to put on your 'calendar
the upcoming four day weekend
of April 2 through the 5th.
Congratulations to the.
"Students Of1 The Week"-for the
eighth grade. John Watkins and
Lesley Barker. and for. the seventh
grade. Lindsey Hill. Not only does
this award recognize students
with academic excellence, but
also nouces model students who
keep good attitudes about educa-
tion, and help keep our school
spirit high. Keep up the great
work.
As some of you may know.
our middle school band program
will be taking a trip to Universal
Studios, and to help with the
costs, we participated in two car
washes. With the help of our com-
munity and surrounding area, we
were able to raise over $1,100,
and would like to offer our thanks
to all those involved with the fund
raisers, and all of the contribu-
tors. u .
Well, until next week...


Iy: Jenny Brock


1998-'99


Once again, it's time for
Shark Talk! This week is going
to be a busy week, for sports
that is.
On March 25th, the girls'
softball team will be playing
Blountstown at 4:00 p.m. On
the 26th, they \ill be playing
Altha at 4:00 p.m. On the 30th,
they will be playing Wewa at
4:00. All of these games are
home games, so come on out
and support your team


On March 29th, the boys'
baseball team will be playing
Wakulla. The junior varsity
team will be playing at 4:30
and the varsity team will be
playing at 7:00. Come out and
support the boys! '
Congratulations to the
drama class for winning first
place in the Odyssey of the -
Mind competition. Go drania
class!
That concludes Shark
Talk for this week. Adios!


Port St. Joe High School "Odyssey of the Mind" team mem-:
bers are, kneeling from left, Hilary Patterson and Lisa Curry;
and in rear, Andrew O'Barr, Crystal Follin, Matt Daves, Mrs.
Frank McKeithen. Not pictured is team member Alex
Hernandez.


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Pre-K Health Fair
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
conference, please call 227-1221.
Easter Holidays
School will not be held Friday,
April 2 and Monday, 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


April 2-5--Easter Break
Apnl I15-'-Kindergarten registra-
tion
Welcome Back to
Hurricane Territory White


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, on Saturday,
April 24. This one day camp will
be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m.
The camp is free to any 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-


Shakharia Williams Is The
"Student Of The Week"
School Nurse Brandy Martin
chose the 10 year old daughter of
,Shelena Owens 'and Leon Owens
as her choice for "Student of the
Week". Shakharia is in the fourth
'grade and, among other things,
enjoys playing kickball,' riding
bikes, and playing with her
cousins.
When she grows up, she
would like to be a nurse, so she
can help people. Her favorite play-
mates are cousins Sheiletta
Fisher and Latonya Fisher.
Shakharia is in Kim Whitfield's
classroom and says that "I
love school and I'm looking for-
ward to fifth grade."
Shakharia will receive a free
pizza compliments 'of, Will
McLemore at Dixie Dandy.
Congratulations.
What Some Staffers Did
For Spring Break!
Alisa and Joe Walker visited
Sea World and Cypress Gardens;
Rhonda Pridgeon enjoyed watch-
ing her daughter play softball;
Willie Mary Culver enjoyed visit-
ing with her sister Tida Lee
Daniels at home!; Randy & Misty
Harper moved into their new
house and Randy painted; Mr.
Wooten was in Jay working at his
home' place; Sandra Husband,
Pam Lister, and Linda Whitfield
were in a rat race in DC and NYC!;
Becky Birmingham enjoyed work-
ing in her yard and a short trip.
C.T.B.S..
WES students have worked
hard this week taking the
Comprehensive Test of Basic
Skills. This Terra Nova Edition is
shorter than those of previous
years. It tests in reading. lan-
guage arts. math. science, and
social studies. The children
- worked hard and did their best.
Spelling Bee
Kelly Bartlett, an 11, year old
siLxth grader is our new Spelling'
Bee Champion. She is the daugh-
ter of Winona and Jim Bartlett


pelicans are flying over with the
eagles and osprey soaring on the
waves of the air or fishing for the
next meal and children are
back in their classrooms prepar-
ing for, yet, another event in their
school work the Terra Nova
tests to be taken this week.
They have prepared for this
all year, yet there is always still
, that mysterious "scary" feeling
before taking them. So, students
be ready with a good night's sleep,
a good breakfast, and a good deep
breath if you start feeling "shaky",.
You will do well! Good luck!
Sayings Of The Week ...
On Monday of "Harnessing of the
Wind" week, "Miss Kathy" Thomas
was out with the students watch-
ing and helping some of the
younger ones fly their homemade
kites. Monday was a very windy
day and Miss Kathy has long hair
that was braided. :
But, the fiont part is short
and it was blovilng in the wind!
Well, some of the kids noticed her
hair in the front really blowing
and Brent Butler, a fifth grader
who was helping out, told "Miss
Kim" that she might ought to let
Miss Kathy know that she was
losing her toupee!

Another student came out of
the lunchroom the other day and
said loudly, "Somebody turned up
the air!" When he. had gone in to
eat,. the weather was warm, but
when he came out, it had changed
to crispy cool.
Kindergarten Registra-
tion will be held on April
15th, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Please bring a birth certificate,
social security number, immu-
nization record from Florida, and
a copy of the Florida physical or
appointment date for physical.
Your child may come with you.


7826.
Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten registration will
be held at Port St. Joe Elementary
School on Friday, April 30 from
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 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).


from Texas.
In case you're wondering
what word she won on, it was
"dwarf." It brought back memo-
ries to me as I always won in my
grade at school, but would miss
the first word at the County Bee!

Odyssey Of The Mind (OM)
WES won in their division at


the recent competition. This is the
world's largest creative problem
solving competition. The team
consisted of: Daryl Knee, Jade
Gaskin, Sheiletta Fisher, Suzanna
Whitfield, Hall Price, Nate Grimes,
and Kody Bidwell. It was coached
by Lori Price.
Easter Break
The students will be out 'of
school for Good Friday, April 2,
and. Monday, April 5,. for Easter
holidays. Have a safe and good
one.
Report Cards
It is hard to believe, but
report cards will once again go
out on March 29th, ending the
third nine weeks. Only nine more
weeks left. Let's make each day
count.


From the Principal of

Wewahitchka


High School

by Larry A. Mathes


HERE WE Go!
The last nine weeks is under-
way. and while it is good to know
that it has started, it also serves
to remind us that the Spring is
always the busiest, most hectic.
time of the year.
For instance, most don't real-
ize that planning for next year is
already underway, with: class
offerings, personnel assignments,
and pre-registration currently
taking place.
It's also the time for many
recognition dinners, such as the
Academic Excellence Banquet,
the Band Banquet. and the
R.O.T.C. Banquet. which this year
is being planned to be held at
WHS for the first time. The-prom
is May I and. of course, the state
competitions in weightlifting.
track, softball and baseball all
come to a head in May.
In the meantime, we anxious-
ly await our Florida Writes and
our FCAT scores, hoping that we
did well enough to avoid the
dreaded little "c" that means your-
school is being placed on notice to
Improve or else! After our great
HSCT performance this year, we



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News Column

Faith Christian School

Students were treated to a
day at Camp Victory this past
Monday when Bill Richoux
showed them a video and
answered questions from "the
group about the camp. The video
showed them a typical day begin-
ning with the flag-raising ceremo-
ny each morning.
Various activities include
swimming, boating, fishing,
horseback riding, crafts, and
riflery. Group games include bas-
ketball, volleyball, softball, and
various other competitive relays,
etc. Each week the camp is divid-
ed into teams and competition
includes games, Bible drills, and
clean cabins.
The food is great, the Bible
lessons are clear and the fellow-
ships can't be beat. If you have a
child going into the third grade
through high school, there is a
week of camp just for you this
summer. Register early because
the camp fills up early. If you
need additional information,
come by the office at Faith
Christian.
Rev. Bill Taylor, Mary Ellen
Allyn, and Susan Gaylor accom-

panied 10 students on an educa-
tional and sight-seeing trip to
Washington, D.C. We hope to hear
great things about our nation's
capital when they return to school
Monday.
Report cards go home today,
Thursday, March 25. There is
only one more nine week session
to get it it all in, and spring fever
has slowed us down considerably!
Time to wake up and get to work.
Did you know that you can
apply for a Target Guest Card and
designate Faith Christian as the
recipient of 1% of the purchases
that you make? It is a good way to
support the school at no cost to
you.
Also, may we remind you that
we save Campbell's soup labels',
General Foods school seals, and
aluminum cans. We appreciate all


are hoping for good results.
Congratulations again to
Terry, Stryker, our band director.
He was chosen the "Gulf County
Teacher of the Year", and will now
represent us at the state level. In
keeping with what we've come to
expect, the Gator Band recently
traveled to Ft. Walton Beach High
School for the last competitive
event of the year, the Florida
Bandmasters' Stage Concert
Competition.
The band won a "2" rating,
which is "excellent" in our lan-
guage. What I heard sounded
great, as the band attempted the
most difficult music it has ever
attempted-of course, I wasn't a
judge. We also had to go first, so
maybe the judges weren't warmed
up. A "1" (superior) was within
reach.
Baseball still has 13 games
remaining until district (week of
April 26). Softball has 13 also,
and their district is during the
same week-both will be held at
the Gator complex. Track district,
held in Port St. Joe, will be April
21st. April 16 those who qualify
for the state weightlifting meet
will head to Lakeland.
Hey! You can still win the deal
of the year. Tickets can still be
purchased to win two passes to
the Talladega 500 at Talladega,
Alabama, April 25. For $1 you can
sit on victory lane, enter the pit
area, and be treated to food and
drink. Hear the noise Smell the
fumes! Maybe see a fantastic fin-
ish-or accident!
Wewa varsity cheerleaders
will sell you all you can handle-
call the school. Drawing will be
April 10th. Don't delay, tickets are
going fast! Have a great week.


the help you can give us in these
areas.
April 1 will be a half day at
Faith Christian for all students
including the after school pro-
gram. April 2 and April 6 are
Easter holidays.
On April 1, there will be a
choral group from Bob Jones
University at Faith Bible Church
at 7.00 pm. Four students and a
husband and wife team will pre-
sent a concert of "Sacred Sounds"
for your enjoyment and we
promise you a blessing if you will
join us.



/229-TIPS\

(229-8477)

DRUG TIPS LI ME



Gulf County Schools
Lunch Menu
MARCH 29 APRIL 2, 1999

MON- Chicken Patty
Sandwich, Celery/Carrot
Sticks, Hash Browns, Cherry
Crisp, and Milk.
TUES- Spaghetti with Sauce,
Baked Potato, Applesauce,
Italian Bread, and Milk.
WEDS- Chicken, Mashed
Potatoes. Peas, Apple Crisp,
Bread/Butter, and Milk.
THURS- Ham Sandwich,
French Fries, Peaches,
Applesauce Cake, and Milk.
FRI- HOLIDAY, NO SCHOOL.
MENUS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE
TO AVAILABILITY OF FOOD PRODUCTS.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999 PAGE 7B


GULF COUNTY YOUTH-LED TOBACCO FREE CAMPAIGN


Which Is More Important, Money Matters More


Money/Health?
By: Danielle Nicole Hysmith
In this summary you will
learn how tobacco companies
don't care about your health, all
these companies keep selling
their products because all they
care about is their money, but for
this, people die everyday.
Research proves that about
nine out of 10 people use and die
from tobacco products in
America. Cancer is one of the
.main diseases caused by tobacco
products. People say if tobacco
products are so dangerous, then
why is it legal to abuse or sell
them.
To me, I really would Idve for
tobacco companies to just stop
and realize what their doing to
America. To me and many others,
they're killing because they make
the product that they sell to the
market that are sold to America.
Why do we buy them?
Because tobacco companies want
us to. They don't care about what
can happen to us for all they care
about is there money and as long
as we keep buying they'll keep
selling.
So in conclusion, I think the
tobacco companies should be
ashamed of themselves, not even
caring about who they hurt, as
long as they make money.


By: Trey Murphy
In my story, I will be writing
why tobacco companies care more
about money than your health.
Once people get addicted, the
companies will get more money.
They never show what really hap-
pens when you smoke. They don't
show it because they won't get
paid. But I know what really hap-
pens to you.
Tobacco companies will not
show you what happens when
you smoke because they want to
get paid as much as they normal-
ly do. They don't tell people what
this stuff will do to you because
they don't think of other people at
all. If they were normal people
they would want to know what it.
does. More people die from this
stuff t han other ways to die. But.&
they don't care. :
The tragedy is the\ don't
warn us at all. These people don't
even tell, just a little hint, on what
it does to us. Not even a little bit.
They don't care about the pain it
causes us. My grandma passed
a\ ay on May 5. 1998. My grand-
ma passed away from bad lungs
she had from smoking. All we ask
is that If they had warned her she
might not have got addicted. They
don't care. none whatsoever.
They don't even warn people
because they want to make
money. I don't, understand why
they won't do it. They should be


put out of work for good. They
have never cared enough to warn
or. help people. They just wanted
that money.
All this together is one simple
question that needs to be
answered. Why was money more
important that peoples' lives?
They might start caring if it was
their own family members chew-
ing tobacco or smoking. We need
to get their attention, to help oth-
ers. All we ask is that they help a
little bit.

S W ,A.T..: 1 ,
SBy: Logan Pippin
Tobacco companies want you
to think tobacco makes you cool.
But the truth is it kills. Tobacco
companies need to get money out
.,of their systems. They're taking
Stood many lives by tobacco. So
remember, it's your life on the'
line.


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David Edwards


This is what your mouth will
look like if you use tobacco prod-
ucts:


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All entries are from Gulf County youth. This month's topic: Tobacco
companies want you to think that tobacco makes you cool, mature,
skinny or athletic. The TRUTH is tobacco kills.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999

I PUBLIC NOTICES *
^^^^--^^^^^^^BfflBH tive' andB^ the' pesoa repesnttie' attorneyLJ is


[From left] Kim Thomas, RPT, Gene Abrams, and Dr. Vincent
Ivers pause during a recent appointment at the local hospital.


Gene Abrams Glad His Knee

Ordeal Is Finally Over!


Long time Gulf County resi-
dent and owner of Kirk's Ice
Company, Gene Abrams, is glad
to be back home in Port St. Joel
The 66 year old recently
underwent double knee replace-
ment surgery in Tallahassee.
.When interviewed regarding the
quality of hospital care locally, as
compared to those in larger cities,
he said the bedside care at Gulf
Pines Hospital is exceptional.
Abrams compared his hospi-


tal experience to buying an auto-
mobile when he said, "Sometimes
smaller is better, because you can
receive more individual care and,
attention."
He praised the physical ther-
apy department at Gulf Pines,
and therapists David Whitfield,
MSPT, and Kim Thomas, RPT.
Abrams will continue outpatient
physical therapy at the hospital
until his rehabilitation is complet-
ed.


IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA. IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Estate of PROBATE DIVISIdN
JOHN FREDERICK THOMAS.
deceased. Case No. 99-62
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of JOHN FRED-
ERICK THOMAS. deceased. Case No. 99-62. is
pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County.
Florida, Probate Division. the address of which is
Gulf County Courthouse. Port St Joe. Florida.
32456. The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's
attorney Is set forth below
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:
All persons on whom this notice is served who have
objections that challenge the qualifications of the
personal representative, 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 DAH5 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 against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice Is served
within three months after the date of the firit pub
licaion of this nouce. must file their claims w tu
this Court WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREEc.
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OFr THE FIRST PUB
LOCATION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM
All other creditors cf the decedent and persons
having claims or demand s amsinst the decedent a
estate must file their cldinms wih this court WITH.
IN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE or THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE ALL
CLAIMS DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
The date of the first publicauon of this Nouce is
March 4 1999
Altorn'% for Personal Representauve
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 '
Wewahitchka,. Florida 32465
4tc. March 4i 11, 18,.and 25. 1999.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
ROBERT M. DUNCAN and-wife,
JULIA DUNCAN and FARM
NET CORPORATION.
Planuiffs.
vs. CASE NO. 99-47-CA
DEZ FIGUEIRA. Gulf County Board
o3 County Con'missioners. and any
unknown spouses. tenants, heirs. -
devisees, grantees. assignees. lenors.
trustees or other claimants claiming
by. through and under Dez Figuelra.
Defendants


tive and the personal representative's attorney is
set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:
All persons on whom this notice is served who have
objections that challenge the qualifications of the
personal representative, 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 against decedenrit's
estate on ahom a cop) of this notice is served.
within three months alter the date of the first pub.
licauon ofl this nouce, must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A, COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and persons
having claims or demands against the decedent's
estate must file their claims wlth this court WITH
IN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE ALL
CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED
The date of the first publicauon of this Nodce is
f.larch 18 1999
Atlornev for Personal Representative
DAVID C. GASKIN
Florida Bar No. 027928
P. O. Box 185
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
850/639-2266
Personal Representative:
B. T. TAYLOR '
310 East tRier Road .
Wewahliihka Flonda 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 Mamage of
BRIAN MICHAEL THOMAS.'
Husband/Petitioner,
and
LAURA ANN THOMAS,
Wife/Respondent. CASE NO. 99-84
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: LAURA ANN THOMAS
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED thai an action
for Dissolution of Marriage has been filed against
sou and you are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any. to this action on DAVID C
GASKIN ESQ.. Petitioner's attorney, whose
address Is Post Office Box 185. Wewahlichka
Florida 32465. on or before the 15th day of April.
1999. and file the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on petitioner's attorney
or Immediately thereafter: otherwise a default will
be entered against you for the relief demanded in
the peutition
WITNESS m5 handand the seal of this court
on the 15th day of March. 1999
I Benny C Lister
Clerk of Circuit Court


/ By. /s/ Benny C Lister
NOTICE OF ACTION 4Ic. March 18 and 25. and April I and 8. 1999
TO DEZ FIGUEIRA
CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN. LAST RECEIVING SEALED QUOTES
KNOWN RESIDENCE Route 3. Box 100 C. Sealed quotes will be received by Calhoun
Port St Joe. FL 32456 Correcutional Insttution. Route 2. Box I. County
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action Road 69 South. Blountstown. Florida 32424. unul
10t foreclosed a mortgage on and encumbering the April 07. 1999 at 2 00 p m. C S.T for purchasing
following property in Gulf County. Florida approximately five (51 ions of scrap metal. com-
Lots 14. 16. IS and 20. Block 20. pnsed of copper, alununum and carbon sleel. varl-
Beacon Hill Subdivision, according o o ou data processing equipment. & a 24 X 50 mod.
the official plat thereof recorded In ular office trailer Right Is reserved to reject any or
Plat Book 1, Page 2, Public Records of all quotes Paysment shall be rendered in full upon
Gulf County. Florida. acceptance of quote. The successful bidder will be
lf County. Floridresponsible for taking the entre lot All materials
Has beer. filed against you and that you are must be remove from site within 30 days of
required to serve a copy of your written defenses., award For more information. to review material. or
any. to it on Thomas S Gibson. Rish & Gibson to pk up quote rm. please contact rank Miller.
P A. Plaintiffs attorney, whose address Is 206 EasL Business Manager. Calhoun CorrecUtional
Fourth Sueet Post Office Bo 39. Port S Joe. Institution at 1850/674 5901 Ext. n041
52457 within thirty 130) days alter the first publl.
(ctuon of this nouce. and file the original with the 2rc. March 25 and April 1. 1999
Clerk of this Court either before service on -
Plaintiffs' aitorne% or immediately thereafter oth I YOU See NeIw HIlfPftM V' A I
-r-w"5. a default mill be entered aatnsi -ouf for the, YOU SeelNews Happening.
,relief demanded in the r p i-a ,",, *
..0.s.' BE .YeC- ER' .
By /s/ T. Knox
As Deputy Clerk
4(c. March I I. 16 25 and April I. 1999


Hospital cafeteria department head, Tessa Goff (far right). is
proud of the service now being given by the ladies who work
with her, also shown in the photo.


Gulf Pines Improves Services

and Selection of Its Cafeteria


The common phrase, "Let's
Do Lunch" is now being used in
reference to the Gulf Pines
Hospital cafeteria which is serving
up some of the finest lunches in
town. The dietary ,department
improvements are a result of
department head Tessa Goff who
recently diversified the*' depart-
ment. She has added an extensive
menu and catering services. -
Under the supervision of


Latasha Mills, the cafeteria offers
'entrees ranging, from ribs to
tacos. Fresh fruit bowls, salad
and soups are featured on the
lighter side. Customers say "Miss
Latasha's" homemade cakes and
desserts are exceptionally deli-
cious.
Local civic groups including
the Rotary, Kiwanis and 'Lions
clubs are now conducting meet-
ings there.


STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

The Department of Environmental Protection gives
notice of Its permit issuance (Fie No. 23-0148270-
001-DF) to Barbara Anderson, 1075 Cape San Bias
Road, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, to construct a
340' long elevated walkway 3' 6" in width to access
the shoreline.
The project site is located at 1075 Cape San Bias
Road. Gull County. Florida Section 22. Township
9 South. Range I I West
A person whose subsanual interests are affected
bN the Departments proposed decisions In this
permit ma\ petition for in admnnirstrause proceed.
mg Hearing) min accordance with Section 120 57.
F S Petitions filed by the permit applicant and the
parties listed below must be filed within 14 da. s of
receipt lof this intent Petitions filed by other per.
sons mu't be filed within 14 days ol publication of
the public notice or within 14 days oftheir receipt
of this intent. whichever occurs first Third party
petitioner-, shall mail a copy of the petition to the
applicant at the address indicated above at the
time of filing Failure to file a petuuon within this
uime period shall constmute a waiver of any night
such persons may have to request and administra-
tive determination Iheanng) under Section 120 57.
F S The petitiuon must be filed (recelhedi mn
Department of Environmental Protection
Office of General Counsel MSM 35
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard
Tallahassee. FL 32399-3000
The petition music contain the mformauon set forth
below-
la I The name address and telephone number
of each petitioner, the applicants name
and address, the Department Permit File
Number and the county in which the pro
Ject is proposed
Ib I A statement of how and when each peut
u.ner received notice of the Depiarment s
acuon or proposed action
(c.) A statement of how each petitioner's sub
stantial interests are affected by the
Deparu.ent s action or proposed acu.:.n
(d.) A statement of material lfasL disputed by
Peuutioner It amn.
(e.) A statement of facts which petitioner con- t
tens warrant reversal or modification rof
the Department s ac.uon or pr:.posed
action:
(f.) A statement of which rules or statutes
petitioner contends require reversal or
i modification of the Department's action or
proposed action, arid
(g.) A statement of the relief sought bv peu-
tioner. stating preci-ely ithe action petUuon-
er wants the Deparunent to take lu'h
respect to the Department s action or pro-
S posed action. .
If a petition Is filed, the administrative hearlr.g
process will constitute a renewed determinr.aor., o
the Department's decision on the application
Accordingly. the Department's final acti.:n may be
different from the position' taken by it In'this'-i
intent. Persons whose substantial interests will be,,
affected by any decision of the Department witi'
regard to the. application have the right to petition
to become a party to .the proceeding The peution
must conform to the requirements spec ruled above
and be filed (received) within 14 days of receipt of r
this intent, in the Office of General Counsel at the '
above address. Failure to petition within the..
allowed time frame constitutes a waiver of any right
such person has to request a hearing under
Section 120.57, F.S., and to participate as a party
to this proceeding Any subsequent intervenuon
will only be at the approval of rh-e presiding officer
upon motion filed pursuant to Rules 28.5 207 and"
60Q-2.010. F.A.C.
Itc. March 25, 1999
IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA. IN AND'
FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Estate of PROBATE DIVISION
LEONA H. TAYLOR. ?
deceased. Case No. 99-10
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION -.
The administration of the Estate of LEONA H. TAY-
LOR. deceased. Case No. 99-10. is pending in the
Circuit Court for Gulf County. Florida. Probate
Division, the address of which is Gulf County
Courthouse. Port St. Joe, Florida. 32456. The
names and addresses of the personal representa-


SGulf Pines Hospital in Port St.
Joe announces the appointment
of Susan McHugh as its new
Medical Marketing Director. ,Ms.
McHugh will work closely with
area physicians and hospital dis-
charge planners to develop the
facility's "swing bed" program.
The "swing bed" program pro-
vides short term rehabilitation in
the areas of 'speech, occupational,


Gospel Sing, Bake

Sale at Abe Springs

Baptist Church
The Abe Springs Baptist
Church will be having a gospel
sing -on Saturday, March 27th,
starting at 7:00 p.m., CT. The
church is located on Highway 275



Thank You!
The Dalkeith Volunteer Fire
Department would like to thank
everyone, who helped and partic-
ipated in the fund. raiser held
recently for Kenneth Ardire. It
was a great success! Special
thanks go to John Daniels. Roy
Holyfield, George Duren, Dixie
Dandy, Rich's I.G.A., Dalkeith
Baptist Church and The Star.


physical and' respiratory thera-
pies. The hospital also offers post
surgical stabilization. wound care
treatment. I.V. hydration and
pain management treatment.
Ms. McHugh will also act as
marketing consultant for the hos-
pital's sister company, Marquis
Home Health with offices in
Panama City, Port St, Joe, and
Apalachicola.


South in Blountstown. The fea-
tured singers will be "One Way"
from Panama City.
Pastor Allen Pitts and the
congregation invite everyone to
attend. For more information, call
674-5880. This sing is being
sponsored by the Men's
Fellowship.

BAKE SALE
The church's Ladies Auxiliary
will host a bake sale for Easter on
April 3rd at the Dollar General
Store in Blountstown.

For your special cakes and
pies for Easter, please call 674-
5880, 674-8728, 674-5531 or
639-5700, or stop by the sale at
8:00 a.m. They plan to have a
large variety of Easter baked
goodies and a large Easter basket
that you may register to win. It
will be given away at the end of
the day.


4200 Hwy. 98 Mexil
commercial properly, 155
150 feet on the canal an
on highway, parking area
dive shop, retail, olfce sp
PRICE: $299,000 Make


Thompson-Rish Realty, Inc.
Acreage Gulf Front Ba Front

Hwy. 98 at 19th St. Mexico Beach
Rentals (850) 648-5449 Sales (850) 648-5683

Internet at www.Thompson-Rish.com
E-mail me at: Brenda@Thompson-Rish.com


Brenda's Specials

Of the Week!
Give hera call at

648-5683 or 648-5435

to sec one of these
co Beach. Great fabulous Aeals!
50SF building with
d 5 boat slips, 147'
o, could be marina, Brenda G. Miller .-
pace, anything. Realtor, GRI
e An Offer


510 Maryland Blvd. Mexico Beach.
Spacious beach house 3 BR 2 BA, two H&C
systems, 2 HWHs, mostly furnished, all
appliances, large great room, large master
bedroom, palio in back, fol shed. PRICE:
$79,500


8297 Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach. Top
Floor townhouse, end unit, closest neighbor 1
block away, 2 large bedrooms 2 full baths,
partially furnished, all appliances all-new
paint, carpet, tile'., windows, blInds.Gre-ai
rental polenlial.i RRICE. $1.59,900


6260 Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
850-647-3333 800-411-3717


Attention Homeowners:


Anchor Vacation Properties


of Mexico Beach/St. Joe Beach


has 100% Occupancy


of its rental properties.


We want to be YOUR


rental agent too..


McHugh Appointed New

Marketing Director at GPH


Mexico Beach Harmon Realty, Inc.

1402 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, FL

850-648-5767 or 1-800-239-4959
BARBARA G. HARMON, Biroker/Owner Barbara Mannon, Associate 850-647-5004
Susan Oaylor, Associate, 850-648-5401



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Restricted Housing Subdivision Homes Only!

Only 2 Blocks to the Beach!


Large cleared lots ready for building: high and dry

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Paved Streets Covenants and Restrictions i

Underground Utilities: City Water, Natural Gas,

Electric, Phone, Cable


Purchase Price: $22,500.00 each


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1999 PAGE 9B


It would be a privilege to adopt your
baby. We offer endless love, safety &
security. Expenses paid. Please call
attorney Tann Hunt @ 800-470-0703.,
FL Bar #0348031. 8tc'3/l '


AUCTION EVERY FRIDAY NITE, at
7 p.m. EST at Old Port Theatre in Port'
St. Joe. Wade Clark Auctions,
850-229-9282.
1Q% .Buyer's Premium. AB1239, AU 1737 AU1743


AUTOMOT'^TIVE


1,~


.5
14


3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse at 708:
Gulfaire'e)r..; 1 car garage, fireplace.
Pool & tennis available. Call 227-9657..
3tp 3/25,
Furnished apartment for rent, all
expenses included. Call 229-2727.


Mobile home for rent, St. Joe Beach.
bedroom, 1 bath, $325 monthly, $20Q
deposit, no utilities included, no pets.
Call 227-7372. 2tp 3/25'
Large 3, bedroom apt. in Port St. Joel .
Liv. rm., dining rm., kitchen, and laun-.
dry rm. $350 month, $350 security. No
,"pets. Call 227 351', tfo '' /'lel
* Mexico Beach mobile home lot, S75
month. 648-4896. uc 3/4
Retail space for rent in downtown area.
850-647-3224. 2tlp3/18.


Business. Car Wash and House for
Rent. Can be rented together or sepa-
Motor home for sale 1980WWinnebago; rarelyly. For more information call 648-
good cond., runs good. Well cared for. 3090, Hwy. 98 & 41st St., Mexico
9 New electric hot. water, heater, newy,r Beach. FL. 4tc 3/11
starter, completely, self-contained,
$5,000 firm. Can be seen by calling .For rent in GulfaireSubd. Almost new 3
227-3158. ltp 3/25 bedroom, 2 bath home. 1600 sq. ft,
h d jatri..n,. %4.1 000 nr


1988 Chevy Cavalier, 2 dooi, runs godid,
$1,000 obo. Call 227-7311. 2tp 3/25
1986 Eddie Bauer, full size Bronco.
everything in good condition withy tow-
ing package, $3,400. 229-6961.
S -' .. ". ^ 2tc 3/18

1992 red Chevy Cavalier,, 2 door; ,good
cond., good tires, runs good and every-
thing works. $2,500. firm. Call 229-
6323 for appointment. Uc 3/11





1981 21 foot Leisure Craft cuddy cabLn.
Sl.,5000 obo. Call 227-7311. 2tp 3/25
Scallop Time! Get ready for summer
fuh and scallop season with a 2-1' pon-
toon boat. with like new 115 Evinrude.
Fiberglass hull, galvanized trailer,
recent deck furniture, top and cover.
S7.700. See at 1407 Constitution. PSJ,
or call 227-9429. ltp.3/25.

34, Hateras w/reef :& king permits.
Voivo dieseis,good.condiioan. Sitex lec, I
tronics. life=raft t 'eperl 'irany.,etras.
648-4365. Uc 2/25





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





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

BEACH STORAGE
S 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
Ofec. 509 4th St.
Port St. Joe, FL
229-620o


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
Laundry facilities -
On-site Management
VOICE/TY ACCESS _
(352) 472-3952


Now Open
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Comer of DeSoto & Amnericus
St. Joe Beach
Office: 647-3665
Home: 647-5106
S / \ F .


HHFnn7nH


wa.sner/aryera.Jcuzzi,. .u-* pp-
month plus utilities. Available 2/ 15/99.
-Parker Realty of Mexico Beach, 648-
5777. tfc 3/4'
Very nice two bedroom. I bath apart-
ment, in Port St. Joe. S390 month plus
.8250 deposit. Please no pets. For more
Information, call 229-6527. tfc 3/4
2 bedroom house. nice yard, ch&a. 456.
Madison St., 8420 month, S420 securi-
ty, no pets. Call 227-3511. tfc 3/4
Commercial building. 1750 sq. ft.. 107.
Second St., Port St. Joe. Call 639-2874.
*:" : ... ... ^ foc3/4
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No'
pets. I block from St. Joe Beach. 647-,
5106. 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.



3 bedroom apartment
PINE RIDGE APTS.,125
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451
Some subsidy available
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
,i :. Laundry facilities
0 Mini Blinds
On-site Management
Yoi: ce/TY Access ,
..- (352) 472-3952,':



Gulf View

ini storage
Ipcated on Hwy. 98 ndxt
to Gulf Fabricating

850-9 -6310


Now. Renting Spacious
1, 2 & 31 bedroom apts.
r PINE RIDGE APTS., 125 ,
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451
ntral het and air
*Wall o wall carpeting ''
Laundry facilities
... n-site Managqment
SVoice/TTY Access '"
, (352) 472-3952


For Rent, One Bedroom
;"Handicap Apartment v
MOSS CREEK APTS., 126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchki, FL 32465.
(850) 639-2722
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities
On-siteManagement i
& : Voice/1"Y Access 2s'
(352) 472-3952
tfc 3/4


For Rent
MOSS CREEK APTS., 126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465..
(850) 639-2722
Central heat and aiir
Wall to wall carpeting,
Laundry facilities
On-site Management.
< Voice/TTY Access
(352)472-3952tf


Apartments and Homes for, Rent: One to
3 bedroom apartments. duplexes.' and
homes for rent in Mexico Beach.
Furnished and unfurnished Call
Parker Realty at 850-64.8-5777 for more
information .. tfc 3/4
UNFURNISHED
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a,. "screen porch.. carport &
laundry rm.
* Large 2 bedroom apartment, stove &
refrlig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrn. 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-lup.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
driver hookup. .. ..I
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 ands the .:handicapped.
Cen. h .&a, -laundry facilities, energy
efficient const.. stove & refrig.. fur-
nished. fully carpeted. 1'bdrmi. apts. on
site Equal Oppor. Housing Compiex.Call
229-6353 for more information. NOW
TAKING APPLICATIONS tfc ,3/4





Huge Garage Sale: Baby and children's
toys, clothes. electric range, lots more,
Saturday. March 27, 7:30 a.m. CST
until. 141 East Orange Ave., Wewa.
across from Glad Tidings Assembly of
God.


Yard Salel Lots of tools and other items.
8 a.m. 4 p.m., 212 Balboa St., St. Joe
Beach. Itp 3/25
Yard Sale: Saturday, Mar. 27, Port St.
Joe. 1902 Garrison Ave.. 8 to 12. Itp
Yard Sale: Sat., March 27th. 8:00 -
12:00, 7471 Alabama Ave., St. Joe
Beach. Itp


Yard Sale: Saturday, Mar. 27th, 117
14th St.. Mexico Beach, 7:00, a.m. -
12:00 p m. l tc 3/5
3 Family Garage Sale: 144 Barbara Dr.,
Ward Ridge. Saturday only, 8:00 'a.m.
until. ltp
Two family Yard Sale: Friday &
Saturday: 26th & 27th. rain or shine.
Clothes. Avon. toys, drapes and much,
much more. 305 Fortner St., Mexico
Beach. tp
Garage Sale: Saturday. 8 a.m 1 p.m.,
1008- Manrin Ave. Furniture. antique
baby crib, bicycles, bedspreads & cur-
tains. name brand children's clothes.
shoes & lots of miscellaneous. Itp 3/25


HEL WANTED~ bi


Dietary aide needed. SunRiseof Bay St.
Joseph is now accepting applications
for dietary aide, full time and part time
positions. Salaries are negotiable, based
upon experience. Benefits are available.
Apply at Sunrise Bay St. Joseph, ,220
9th St., Port St. Joe, FL 32456;.
ltc 3/25
Help, wanted in seafood market. Apply
at 407 Woodward Ave., 10 a.m. 7 p.m.,
Monday Saturday, no 'phone calls. If
you're lazy, don't bother us. 3tp 3/25
Clerk Typist Specialist, position
#82076. Clerical support for the nurs-
ing, administration and tobacco pro-
grams. Experience with Microsoft Word;
Excel. Printshop, scanner and other
software preferred. Good communica-
tion and organizational skills a must.
Fingerprinting required. Minimum
qualifcations: one year of secretarial or
clerical work experience, or possesE.ion
of a certified professional secretary cer-
tificate. Vocational/training In an area
of secretarial science or office/business
studies, OR a high school diploma or Its
equivalent may substitute for the
required work experience. Submit State
of Florida application to:
Joy Creamer, 502 4th St.. Port St. Joe,
FL 32456. Closing date: April 1. 1999.
Telephone Repairman needed for Inside
line work. Please call 229-6330.
Itc 3/25


'1


/ABD)4


Reservationist/receptionist desired for
busy real estate sales and vacation
rental office. Computer skills and pleas-
ant personality required. Please phone
in',advance for Interniew appointment.
Prudential Resort Realty, St. Joe Bay
office, 227-2000. Itc 3/25
OPS Dental Assistant Gulf County
Health Dept. in Wewahlitchka. Avg. 35
hrs. per week Experience preferred but
not required. Submit State of Florida
application to Vickle Wade. P. 0. Box
686. Wewahitchka. FL 32465. Closing
date: Monday. April 5th. 2tc 3/25
Line cooks needed. Come work on the
beach for the season. Ask for Bill or
John, 812 U.S. ,Hwy; 98. Mexico Beach.
Apply between 9 a.m. and I 1 a.m.
2tc 3/25
Waitress and kitchen help needed.
Apply in person between 1:00 -3:00
CST. No phone calls, Sharon's Cafe,
1100 Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach, FL
'-tc 3/25
Behavioral aide: high school diploma
and background check required. Travel
required. Clients in Bay, Gulf and
Franklin 'Counties. Send resume to:
CIRC, attn: Tammy, 2689 Jenks Ave..
Panama City, FL 32405. 2tc 3/25
Intervention, Specialist, BA required.
background check. Must be willing to
travel. Send resume to: CIRC, atmn:
Tammy. 2689 Jenks Ave., Panama City,
FL 32405. Closing date: April 1. 1999.
2tc 3/25
LABORER WANTED: The City 'of
Wewahitchka is seeking to hire a labor-
er to mow grass, read water meters and
perform other related duties. The City is
seeking a mature individual, who is
dependable, able to follow instructions
and capable of completing assigned
duties in a timely manner and without
the need for constant supervision.
Applications may be picked up at City
Hall between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and
4:00 P.M. (CST). Monday through
Friday. The deadline for submitting an
application is 4:00 P.M.. (CST). on April
9. 1999. The City of Wewahlitchka is an
Equal Opportunity Employer and pro-
%ides a Drug-Free Workplace. 2tc 3/25
Cabin cleaner, part time cashier needed
at Cape Trading Post. Call Tammy at
229-8775. 2tc 3/25


Small engine mechanic, salary/bene-
fits. Experience necessary. Apply in per-
son at St. Joe Rent-All, 706 1st St.
1tc 3/25
Housekeeper. Must be dependable. hon-'
est and able to work mornings. 7 days a
week, 648-4514 or 648-8121.
2tc 3/25
The Gulf Co. Assoc. for Retarded
Citizens is soliciting applications for a
part-Lime Driver for Gulf County
Transportation. This part-time position
requires a motivated individual with a,
Class D driver license, and a clean dri-
ving record. They should also be willing,
to work flexible hours including some
weekends. Because our vehicles are
ADA-accessible. the position requires
loading and unloading individuaJs In
wheelchairs. Also. potential applicants
must take a physical examination and
pass a drug screen prior to employ-
ment. The deadline for receiving appli-
cations Is April 7. 1999 by 5:00 PM.
Please call (850) 229-6550. or stop by
our office at 303 Peters Street. in Port
St. Joe for an application.. Gulf County
Association for Retarded Citizens is an
EqualOpportunity Employer. '';"
ltc 3/25
The Capital Area Community Action
Agency is now accepting applications
for an EligIbility Worker II In our Gulf
County office. Applicant must be self-
motivated and able to induce client' par-
Licipation to create better and more
effective services to the community,
Graduation from an accredited 'high
school and two (2) years experience with
a governmentally-funded agency.
Education and experience may be sub-
stituted on a one-for-one basis. Must
have reliable transportation. Starting
salary is S8.78 per hour. Applicanons
may be picked up at 201 Monument
Ave., Port St. Joe. Deadline for filing
application is Monday. March 29. 1999
at 5.00 p.m. EOE. lic 3/25
Prefer retired person with interest in
freshwater fishing and residing in the
north Gulf County fWewahitchka) area.
Full or part ti 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. 2tlc 3/18
Say *a Saw l e1 7 Te 4S,!/


TRADES and SERV&7AICES5


CUSTOM LAWN

SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559


Glynn Dykes
Drywall
"No job too big, or too small"
22741785
Free Estimates -Insured

ROGER STOKES
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR
647-3328
Free Estimates RF0066770
PLUMBING REPAIRS


Commercial
Termite &: Pest Control


STermite Treatments Restaurant Motel
SFlea Control Condominiums
SHou sehoid Pezi Control New Treatment/
Real Eila.e UiODi Reports Construction Sites

4MIAMILY OWNED
PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
Serving Gulf Co. & Surrounding Area
Free Estimates & Inspections


STUTZMAN ROOFING
R #0038936
Specializing in Reroofs *
Single-Ply & Repairs
U"tihere Quality Is Higher ThanrtPrice"
229--8631


BART'S
HANDYMAN
SERVICE
Household Repairs
* Painting, Interior/Exterior Deck
Restoration Lawn Maintenance
FREE ESTIMATES
(850) 229-1051 -7


PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 2272112

/ MINI-STORAGE \



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


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



ROYS ,O-

For the handyman and Sportsman
We strive to meet your needs!
Hardware BLP Paints Ammunition
Hunting Supplies Mobile Home Boat Trailer Parts
Live & Frozen Bait Tackle Gifts and Souvenirs
306 Reid Avenue Roy Todd, Owner
Port St, Joe, FL 32456 (850) 229-8933


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 lawn
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


Say faw Saw It ln 74e Sew/

STUMP GRINDING
Best prices in town!
1-800-628-8733
A-1 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
899-0218
tfc 2/4.


A- /ttenUff / to etali
Michael Wood Residential Contractor 227-1589
Fine carpentry & architectural details
repairs remodels decks fenced
L. .Insured-License #RR0067190


II


Kf GARRY L. GADDIS -
"AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
SERVICE AGREEMENTS
K 648-5474 FL LICENSE ER0010992, RA1154218>


THE CABINET SHOPPE.,

JEFF POWELL, OWNER OVER 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE
580 Palmetto Dr., Overstreet Phone 648-4088
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Fax 648-87?2

PUMP REPAIR & SALES LICENSED & INSURED

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


Mize Plumbing, Glass & Supply, Inc.
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS REMODELING
PLUMBING SUPPLIES GLASS, MIRRORS & SHOWER DOORS
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Lic. #RF0051042, RG0051008, ER0011618
520 E. First St., Port St. Joe, FL
850-229-6821 or 227-3885


iMO


6,48-3018 or 639-5686
P. 0. Box 13675 MAzim Rpach. FL T)41n I










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RATES:
Line ads: $3.50 for first 20 words,
$2.00 for each additional week, plus 5 --
for each additional word per week. Call
227-1278 to place yours.
DEADLINE:
Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. SEARP .


I -C..M.....


MACHINISTS immediately opening,
experience required. Established firm in
Tallahassee, FL. Good working condi-
tion, fringe benefits. Call 850-576-4187
M-F 7:30 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, M-F, 8:00 -
5:00. 2tp 3/18
Night auditor, bookkeeping experience
required. Also bartender. Gibson Inn,
Apalachicola, FL Apply in person.
2tc 3/18
Kitchen help needed. Apply between 9
a.m. and 11 a.m. in person at the Fish,
House Restaurant, Mexico Beach.
tfc 3/18
Certified dental assistant needed for 3
days a week, 639-5422, Dr. Robert
Wherley. 2tc 3/18


Starsearch


groups,


record label


new artists. Coming to


Part time and full time golf course main-
tenance personnel needed at St. Joseph
Bay Country Club. Experience not nec-
essary. Will train. Apply in person
between 9 a.m. 2 p.m., ask for Cal or
Tommy. 3tc 3/11
Companion for elderly gentleman, part
time over night. Call Marilyn at 648-
5247 or 648-8180. 3tc 3/11
Housekeepers wanted for Mexico Beach
arid Simmons Bayou offices.
Applications available at both sites.
Fantasy Properties. \ tfc 3/18
Now hiring warehouse/delivery. Apply
in person at Badcock Home
Furnishings, 310 Reid Ave., Port St.
Joe, FL. t, fc 3/11
Immediate .opening for warehouse and
delivery person. Must be 18 years old,
and have valid drivers 'license. Pick up
application at Wallace Pump & Supply
Co., IncI, 824 15th St., Mexico Beach,
FL 648-8161. 2tc 3/11


- singers, bands,


Major

seeking

Panama


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


I -- -7 1 ,


First Baptist Church of Wewahitchka is
accepting applications for the position
of Church Secretary. This is a, 24 hours
per week position. To make inquiries.
please call 639-2789 between 8 a.m. 3
p.m. CST, Monday Thursday.
2tc 3/1'


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
Receptionist/Reservationist.


Immediate employment opportunity Property management office, requires
available in Tallahassee. Long term-full customer Interface, good telephone
time position for Tallahassee metal roof- skills, and computer literate. Full time
ing contractor & sheet metal fabrication-- positions w/benefits. Openings at
shop. Looking for Experienced Shop Simmons Bayou and Mexico Beach.
Foreman and Metal Roofing Fantasy Properties, Inc. Call 227-251 1
Installers. Must have knowledge of or 648-5146. tfc 2/25
sheet metal construction. Must be able
to pass a drug test and have a valid Need licensed salesperson. experience
Florida driver's license. Call "Wenco" at in south Gulf County preferred Call
1-800-226-1168 and ask for Sandl. Tom at Tom Todd Realty. 227-1501.
.8tc 1/,8
Real estate salespersons wanted for,
dulf Collaborative Partnership growing St. Joe Bay Office. Must be
Project Assistant (4 hours daily). The Florida licensed and be familiar with the
Gulf County School Board Is receiving south Gulf Co. area. Floor days avail-
applications for Gulf Collaborative- able. member of MLS. Fantasy
Partnership Project Assistant. Persons Properties. 227-2511. 648-5146.


having applications on Iile 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 Sqhool 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 3/18
Pest control and termite technician.
Experience helpful, but will train right
person. Call 648-3018. tfc 3/4


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,.
"Titten". When she meows it sounds like
meow-row". We live on 8th St. near Long
Ave. The week she disappeared, there was
a very bad thunderstorm and she Is an
indoor cat We believe she may have run
into someone's house and made herself at
home. She's very friendly and tolerant of
children. If you adopted a female tabby cat
in Feb.-March 1999 could you please call
us. we are offering a 8100 reward for her
return. 229-1013. Eric and Tiff. 3tc 3/1 1


TRADES and 5 SER IE


IMlRVINr'S
Satellite Service
b331 Georgra AveLnue Call 18501 647 3171
Port mt joe FL 32-5rj Celll inl P,9) l,61l


ISa % oSa Scea t 9n 7Te S /I

JEFF'S TREE SERVICE
17 years experience in
Removal, Trimming, Etc.
Free Estimates Low Rates
850-762-4660 1


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.

ee64 227-f279 t; 7a&w *am

* Residential eCustom Wood
* Commercial *Industrial
A 8& R Fence


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


Clris" Appliance Repair Service

477 Ponderosa Pines Drive
'- Port St. Joe, FL 32456,, .;
Owner: Chris Acree

I' Mobile 227-8083 Office: 227-1402


Quality First Power Washing
Excellent results on Vinyl Siding, Homes, Patios, Boats & 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
Lic.#ER0013168 24 Hr. Service
Do It Right the 1st Time Carl
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
tf 2/4 iUcensed and Insured Lic. #RR-00671 99

Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

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


TV's REPAIRED AT YOUR HOME.
$20 minimum. Lightning damage
our specialty. 227-3333.
4tp 3/25
r '] Good Work Doesn't Cost,
'It Pays!

ST. JOE TREE AND
STUMP REMOVAL
Brush Chipping, Stump Grinding
and Logging INSURED .
6924 Alabama Avenue *
Port St. Joe
850-647-3405
ic 3/4 Charles Tipton


MARVIN JONES
50 years experience
Plumbing Repairs
Rotary Drain
Cleaning
Call 227-1432,
8tp 3/11


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)
.... :f 3/4 ,


850-827-2431
850-229-8757


Independent Sales
S ~' Representative
211 Allen Memorial Way
^^LPort St. Joe
A=vo (850) 229-6460

Circle S Refinishing
Repair Touchup or Complete
Refinishing. We do it ALL from
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.
AH Stucco-
No Styrofoam
Also specializing in:
Simulated Brick
Simulated Stone
Quality Painting
Call Tim, "The
Stucco Man"
229-8588
Mobile # 227-5424


HOURLY WORK
REPAIR or REPLACEMENT


Clint's 'Home Repair '

"Small Jobs Our Specialty"
Carpentry, 'Painting,
'Remodeling


25 Yrs Experience
Free Estimates


. fc' '/4


'1


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

Phone(850)

229-6859


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





Craftmatic full size bed. vibrating/
adjustable. Original price $3,000, used
3 months, excellent condition, $2,300.
2 dressers $125 ea.; 1 Compaq comput-
er #4550 Windows 95 $1,000; #1525
monitor $200, Windows 98 program.
$59. Call 229-8829. ltp 3/25
Queen sleeper sofa $150; recliner $S50:
Duotherm central heat/air unit 36,000
btu %with new motor, $400. 229-6154.
Compaq Presarlo computer., 180 mhz.
16 mb ram. 1.6 gig hard drive. 56k,
modem, cd rom. Windows 95/98. 15"
monitor, $300. Call 647-3181 after 5
p.m. 2tc 3/25
Gym/swing set $30: you move: pitch-
back 140: 26- girls' 10 speed bike $35;
Maytag gas drier $75; rabbit or guinea
pig cages S10-825. Aluminum tool box
$100. Call 229-8427. Itp 3/25
Super single waterbed with headboard,
good condition, $45. 229-8142.
Steel buildings, new. must sell 30x40x
12, was $10,200 now 86,990; 40x60x 14
was $16,400 now $10,871; 50x100x16
was $27,590 now S 19.900: 60x200x16
was $58,760 now $39,990. 1-800-406-
5126. Itp 3/25
Office Dividers, 12 grey panels 5 ft x 5
ft, 5 grey panels 3 ft. x 5 ft. Will sell very
reasonably. Call Maureen or Tonva at
229-8238. Itp 3/25
Must sell. Three undelivered Arch Steel
Buildings 20x26, 25x44, 30x50. Prices
slashed! Huge Savings! Financing
Available. Great backyard workshops
and garages. Call immediately 1-800-
341-7007. 2tp 3/18


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'
Handy Canon Pc-10 copier with 2 car-
tridges. Call 229-2528. 2tp 3/18
Rings, Necklaces, Knives, Radio/
Stereo, Bicycles, Tools, Layaways
available. Buy Sell Trade. PAWN
SHOPPE, 212 3rd St., 227-PAWN


tfc 3/4
AVON serving Tyndall, the beaches and
Port St. Joe. Susan. 647-3651. tfc 3/4

FIREWOOD, $10 truckload, you
cut, you haul! $65 we cut, we haul. Call
639-4582 or 814-0905. tfc 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
1/7





Qualified Zone III 1987 24x44 3 bed-
room, 2 bath, remodeling, make offer
now. Save $1,000's. Call Lany 1-800-
239-4671.. 2tc3/25
2 bedroom, 1 bath condo, beach area,
swimming pool, boat docks, owner
financing. Call 1-800-239-4671.
2tc 3/25
14x70 3 bedroom, 2 ba., 84 model,
excel. cond. $14,995. 1-800-239-4671,
Vance. 2tc 3/25


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New government assisted programs on
new land home packages. For more
information call 1-800-239-4671.
2tc 3/25
New 3 bedroom, 2 bath doublewides'
with lots in Callaway and Gulf Co.
Possible 0 down payment! 1-800-239-
4671. Larry 2tc 3/25
If you have an income of $1,200 a
month or above, I have a 0 down pay-
ment program on a new land/home
package for you! 1-800-239-4671
Vance. 2tc 3/25
Need Zone III or Zone II or Zone III
Exposure D. we have no problem. 12
different models to choose from. 1-800-
239-4671. 2tc 3/25
Any person or persons hadlng Irdbrma-
tlon concerning the condition of the
Mexico Beach post office at its former
address of 12 Hwv. 98 from 3/1/96 to
1/1/97. Please call 1-800-874-5286.
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Lot for sale, $8,500. Call 227-7311 for
information. 2tp 3/25
Lot for Sale: 121 Hunter Circle, Port St.
Joe. Cleared and fenced, ready to build,
access to water & sewer. Great location
with partial financing. $20,000. Call
850-271-1534. l tc 3/25
FSBO beautiful doublenide in Mexico
Beach. Short walk to beach. Many,
extras. 850-648-9595. 4tc 3/IS
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
Mostly furnished 3BR/2B home. Ig.
screened back porch. 12x24 storage
shed. cen. a/h. new carpet, like new
furniture/appliances. By appt only.
229-2576. Uic 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 tfc 3/4
2 bdrm.. I ba.. liv. rm.. den. laundry
room unfurnished. wiLh shop or storage
bldg. out back. 523 7th St.. Port St. Joe.
Call 827-2902 after 6. tic 9/3


For Sale by Owner: 2 story house for
sale, 2050 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1/2 ba.;
large covered front & back pdrch.
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 lot,
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

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1520 C.R. C-30, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456 110 Barrier Dunes Dr., Port St. Joe, FL 32456
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wide beach. $395,000. MLS#3191
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