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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: September 16, 1999
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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The Star On Line at http:/www.SlarFL.com
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, SEPTEM


32C Per Copy 0Q,
Plus 3C Tax .t


Gulf County "Athletes
of the Week" Page IOA
Reflections of Old St.
Joseph Photo, Story on Page 3A
Law Enforcement Activities
City & County on Page 7A
Landscape Prep Time Now!
Advice From GC Ext. Svc. on 3B
Worship Opportunities...
S Are Bountiful, Check Page 2B
How's the Fishin' Page l8
Census 2000 Meeting on
Oct.] .19 Details on Page 3A
Gulf'Schools Get Truant
Officer Pages 3A
Beard Named to FAMU
... st Local is Promoted-Page 6A
Society News Page 4-5A


Public Hearing

OnHwy. 98 Set

For Sept. 30th
There has' been a lot of con-
cern voiced over the past few
weeks as to just what Impact St.
Joe/Arvida's plans to realign just
-over three miles 'of Highway 98
will have on the lives and travels
of local residents.
Chris Corr (Vice President of
SStrategy and New Ventures for
Arvida/a St. Joe Company) was
quoted in The Star's August 12th
edition as saying. "There
absolutely will continue to be
ac& ces the St. Joe Beach ai-ea
.....- d in mnihy ways-nay~be even-
better access."
This statement was in
. response to citizens' concerns
about St. Joe's plan to realign
Highway 98 in preparations for
developing property in the area
might have a negative impact on
them.
i Gulf County commissioners
and St. Joe Company representa-
tives promised to hold a public
workshop with residents and con-
cerned citizens to field questions
and further explain the compa-
ny's plans.
i That workshop, was
announced this week by
Commission Chairman Tommy
Rtnox The meeting will be held
September 30th at 7:00 p.m.. ET,
It will be held in the Port St. Joe
High School Commons Area,
located at 100 Shark prive. ,
Discussions will center
aound, the St. Joe/Arvida plans
to conduct a comprehensive plan
examining the realignment of
Highway 98. '
; "We just hope folks will give
us the benefit of allowing us to do
the planning before drawing any
conclusions. It could even be a
better situation than they now
have," Corr stated about the com-
pany's plans.


FCPC Files



Chapter 7



Bankruptcy


Strategic Move or End of.Era ?


There's been a whole new
-. development in the Florida Coast
'- Paper Company bankruptcy case.
...' ,tK. .'Early this week. The Star received
04 L notification from attorneys repre-
4 senting Florida Coast Paper
VI Company that a motion has been
I "filed to convert the company's
Chapter II bankruptcy case to
L. "Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
This move comes as some-
'.........; what of a surprise since
September 20th was to be the
S-date that plans were to be turned
in for reorganizatlonal bankrupt-
cy In Delaware Federal Bank-
Laid off mill workers hope that the 13th month-long closure of FCPC holds no unlucky meaning. ruptcy Court.


Budget Hearings Draw Attention


The Gulf County School
Board and Gulf County commis-


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sloners held public hearings on
their respective millage and bud-


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Lopal property owner Suei Lewis addresses GCC board members.


get proposals last luesday and
Wednesday.
Both boards continued to
support their proposed increases.
by 3-2 votes, in spite of opposi-
tion raised by property owners
and taxpayers.
School Board
The school board held its final
budget hearing last Tuesday,
September 7th, at 6:00 p.m.,- ET.
Board members Oscar Redd.
Charlotte Pierce, and David Byrd
supported the 7.882 mills pro-
r- posed as a tax rate to raise funds
for the budget. Mary Pridgeon and
Chairman Caroline Norton con-
tinued to oppose the rates.
The millage rate passed was
slightly below last year's rate, but
still fell far short of reaching the
rollback rateof 7.281 mills. Some
$497,923 of additional tax dollars
will be raised by the tax
increase-or 7.620%j over last
year's budget.
Several people were on hand
to oppose the bridget and millage


Gulf County
Gulf County commissioners
were greeted by a room full of
property owners when' they held
the first public hearing on their
proposed budget Wednesday,
September 8, at 5:01 p.m. in the
board room at the Gulf County
Courthouse. Just as with the
School Board though, nothing
really changed.
Commissioners Billy Traylor,
John Stanley, and Chairman
Tommy Knox support leaving the
county's mileage rate where it was
last year at 7.5883 mills.- This.
reflects an ad valorem tax
Increase of. 8581,000; (8.8%)
because the board failed to lower
village to the rollback rate of
6.9067 mills.
Commissioners Nathan
Peters, Jr. and Warren Yeager
continued to argue in favor of
millage reductions, but the other
three commissioners argued the
need to use ad valorem tax dollars
to pave roads in the county.
Commissioner Peters' mo-tion


, J ai tt T proposal. to reduce village rates by one-
ay "I was disappointed in the half mill was seconded by Yeager,
t i t board's' decision .. I think any but failed by a 3-2 vote.
H ost R ed Tide M ee.tmg 'T dav little bit of relief would have During the hearing several
H o t R d T e Mg To '. e n meant a lot," said board residents spoke out pleading'for a
In response to public concern Harmful Algal Blooms Working Chairman Norton who opposed
over the recent red tide situation. Group, and has been prevent her the increase. (See BUDGET on Page 6A)
a meeting of the Sif. Joe Bay from making the trip up to the
Committee will be. held on. panhandle, this will be her third -
Thursday. September 16, at 9:00 trip to the area during red tide r
a.m. ET.. at the City of Port St. evePts. d e .om missioners Address
Joe'oJ Fire Dep)artment meeting C, 01


room (behind City Hall).
This meeting will feature an
informative presentation on the
subject of red tide by' Beverly
Roberts, who is a research admin-
istrator with the Fish and.Wildlife
Conservation Commission's
Florida Marine Research Institute
in St. Petersburg. -
She is. a member 'bf "FMRI's


Tammy Summers of the
FDEP/Apalachicola National
Estrarine Research Reserve will
also be on hand to give a brief
update on the local, effects of red
! .tide In St. Joseph Bay. !
All Interested persons are
invited to attend. For more infor-
mation. please contact Dr. Robert
King at (850) 227-1812 or 1-800-
326-7948.


Fire Severely Damages Home In Cape Plantation
Mid-morning this Wednesday, area fire departments responded to a home, owned by Roger and
Sherry Newton. in the Cape Plantation subdivision, which was fully Engulfed in flames. Firefighters
quickly brought the blaze under control, but not before major structural damage had taken place.
The cause of the blaze, which severely damaged the residence, was undetermined at The Star's
press time.


Hurri ane Sheltmersp.


And $25,000 Exemption


"Where you gonna go if a hur-
ricane hits?"
Gulf County, commissioners
tackled several issues during
their regular meeting Tuesday
evening, but .none seemed more
important than where county res-
idents will go for shelter if a hur-
ricane comes this way.
In the board's last meeting,
Emergency Management Director
Larry Wells advised the board that
Red Cross had de-certified shel-
ters in Wewahltchka, leaving Gulf
County without an approved shel-
ter.
Commissioner John Stanley
brought the issue back to the
board's attention. "I think it's
unfair that our citizens have to
find shelter in another county,"
he stated.
Sheriff Frank McKeithen had
his concerns too, as he expressed
his opinion that many residents
would not leave the county to
seek shelter and would create a
more dangerous situation.
He also questioned the timing
of the Red Cross organization in
making .such a drastic change in
policy right in the middle of hurri-
cane season.
Wells reminded the board
that Wewahitchka is only 17 miles
from the Gulf, and the concern
seems to be over the "wide span"
structures that were approved
shelters.


Commissioners discussed the
possibility of partnering with the
school board and reopening the
shelters. They asked the board
attorney, Tim McFarland, to
research the issue, especially as it
pertains to liability to the county'
to see if it's possible. Board
Chairman Tommy Knox asked
Stanley to also continue research-
ing the issue.
As reported in the August
26th edition of The Star, the Red
Cross is in the process of forming
a shelter survey team to assess-
Gulfs needs. At the present time,
the closest Red Cross approved
shelters are 'located in Calhoun
County.
Want $25,000 Extra
Exemption For Elderly
Commissioners unanimously
agreed to advertise for an ordi-
nance to provide residents over 65
years of age, and with an annual
income of $20,000 or less, an
additional. $25,000 in homestead
exemption.
The State of Florida recently
made this possible by allowing
cities and counties to have the
local option of passing the ordi-
nance.
Going After
Veterans Nursing Home
The board agreed with a
request from Gulf County
Veterans Service Officer Bo
(See SHELTER on Page 3A)


Chapter 7 bankruptcy is an
entirely different approach to
Florida Coast Paper Company's
financial difficulties. It veers awayr
from the reorganizational concept
and forces the issue of either sell-
ing the mill outright to satisfy"
debt by liquidating the mill's hold-
ings and equipment.
In reviewipg' the documents,
it appears that Four M filed for
the Chapter 'I conversion and
Smurfit-Stone 'is contractually.
bound to enjoin the motion. The
motion, filed September 2nd. calls
for a hearing on September 29 at
10:00 a.m. at the U.S. Bankrupt-
cy Court in Maryland.
Attorney Pat Floyd, repre-
s. enting the Gulf County Tax.
Collector, did not think the news:
was necessarily bad.
"We're presently evaluating
the motion by Florida Coast Paper
Company to change to Chapter 7
bankruptcy in an effort to deter-
mine the strategic value and how
it relates to the creditors-primar-
ily the bondholders." he said. "We
will continue to evaluate what's in
the best interest of Gulf County."
Local union president John
Reeves was surprised by the
action. Reeves said he was some-
what disappointed that union offi-
cials had not been notified of the
action, but added, "While it
* appears to be a negative -moyejt0is
lhas the potential to be just the
opposite."
Sources have indicated that
indeed the action could force the
hand of bondholders who are
owed over $1l65 'million, in pay-
ments and interest for the mill.
This move could put them in a
position of actively pursuing an
operational plan to reopen the
mill or buyer to recoup at least
some portion of their money.
On the other hand. Chapter 7
liquidation bankruptcy would
result in them receiving only pen-
nies on the dollar for what they
have invested.
Whichever the case may be,
the move definitely forces the
issue and would bring a real
deadline and final answer on the
future of Florida Coast Paper
Company or the end 'of the mill's
operation by the hearing date.

Dickens Sworn In
As Wewa's Mayor
Wewahltchka city commis-
sioners, swore in incumbent
Mayor/Commissioner Ray 'Dick-
ens during Monday evening's reg-
ularly scheduled meeting.
Mayor Dickens returns to
office after being unopposed dur-
ing the city's recent election qual-
Ifying period.
Generator Bids
During the commission's
business session, it addressed
several other matters. Bids were
opened for quotes on emergency
generators for the city. Two bids
were received-Jerry Pybus of
Panama City and Scott Electric of
Port St. Joe. They were tabled for
review.
Trick-or-Treat
If you don't already know it,
"Trick-or-Treat" falls on Sunday,
October 31st, this year. City com-
missioners decided to adopt a
proclamation changing the festiv-
ities to Saturday, October 30th.
Awarded Insurance Bids
After reviewing bids from four
companies to provide workers
compensation insurance to city
employees, the board decided to
award the contract to the Florida
League of Cities.
Proposals were received at the
board's last meeting from the
Florida League of Cities, Campbell
Insurance, Milton Insurance, and
Gaskin Graddy Insurance.
The board also agreed to
renew its contract with Florida
League of Cities Insurance to
cover health and liability insur-
ance costs.


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The Star

Q : PAGE TWO THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1999


Taxes Continue



To Go Up and Up

Spending "The Other Fellow's Money"
Has Become the Easy Thing To Do
WE ARE NOT LABORING UNDER THE impression that our
opposition to the raising of any budget .in Gulf County is going to
have any effect on- the outcome of the eventual bottom line, but we
will have the satisfaction of being opposed to any such measures..
In, years past our governmental subdivisions have made much
of their having "held the line" when it comes to levying taxes. Gulf
didn't have an extra supply of cash lying around for the officials
to fritter away, but we. have always had a su efficiency to meet our '
needs, when it was proven that needs exist. .
We have been self sufficient and, we suppose, if there was any
desire to waste any money in the past, we were better able to fur-
nish the money to be wasted then than we are now.:
Now,. our county is struggling with its every fiber to -provide
jobs for its citizens.
-WE DON'T THINK THAT NOW IS THE time to be raising
taxes. -
Now is the time to. be frugal with tax money, and be lenient
with the people from which the tax moneNy is extracted: even from
those who are able to' pay. Especially from those who will find it a
hardship to pay. The small businessman in the county is in this
last category. He-is caught between the government and the hard
place. .
It's an. easy matter to allow the nmillage to remain the same and
fool yourself into believing that no more taxes are being levied.
But,,what, of the property owner who does not get homestead
exemption on his property? He gets to pay more and gets nothing
for it? l -
_EVERYONE IN GULF COUNTY IS attempting to attract more
jobs to the county; especially.so at this particular time. How can
we attract more jobs.to the county when.the main thing we can
promise them in return is that they are.going to be faced with
bearing the brunt of paying more arid ,more taxes? ,
Aren't we faced with that probleni already, in the case of'
Florida Coast Paper Company? Don't they have the opinion they.
are already paying too much money in taxes? Why should any new,
firm feel differently? Is industry paying an unfair share of taxes in
Gulf County?
It appears to us that an exhaustive study should be made into
the answering of this question, rather than just tack on an extra
dollar or two "for somebody who lives outside the county to have
to pay"., .


Fixt or Tear ItDown

EVERYBODY',TALKS ABOUT THE wVeather., but nobody does
anything about it .for obvious reasons ..
For years. people have talked about the heed to "do some-
thing" about the Centennial Building, but nobody ended up doing.,
anything. Oh, the city has repaired the roof several times, they
have repaired the floor and replaced the windows and upgraded
the heating system, but no real renovation program has ever got-
ten under way.. until nowl :
Workshops have been held and suggestions made about this
renovation and,that restoration program for the building, but the
cost of air conditioning and the need for the building to be air con-
ditioned has stymied every effort suggested at renovation.
THE BUILDING HAS SUCH PROMISE to serve the public in a
useful manner, if only some renovation could be accomplished. It
seems as if now a committee is dead set on accomplishing this
very thing.
Attempts to renovate -the building which have been made in,
the past have fallen short of the goal because those making the
plans of what needed to be done haven't thought big enough, or ,;
either considered the necessary money as being unobtainable.
The new committee is thinking big! They're considering a bud-
get of $400,000 to $500,000 to do the necessary renovations. It
will probably take every penny of that much.
If we're- not going'-toi make the building useable for the pub-
lic-by whatever amount it takes-it's better to. make alternative ,
plans to tear thfebuilding down. It's no *use.to'u.s as it is.


I can tell you a great thiig
about football. I was running down
the field on the opening kick-off in
,a high school game at Milan in'
.1964 when somebody lowered, the
boom on me. I never saw him. In
the parlance of the game, "I didn't
get the number" of the truck that
"run me over."
I was flyingdown the field on a


SHunker Down With Kes by Kesly Colbert


Suddenly One Aul


mission to seek out and rip
through the guy with the ball .'. .
W IANIMMO! In an instant. even
before the pain. I remember my
eyes went from looking straight
ahead to looking straight up! I saw
* lots of stars. I was in the up-side
down, flying backward mode. -
The back of my. head was the.
first thing to hit the ground. Hard! .
Stars that had been semi-station-
ary begin shooting to and fro. I.
think I might'a blacked ouit for a,
second. And for .a nomentthere I ,
was thinking- Milan cart have this
'game. Ain't nothing worth, this
Point me toward the bus, .I'm'
going home .


Then the pain hit me. Whew!
My chest hurt where the afore-
mentioned Mack truck made first
contact. My head hurt from the
unplanned flight and crash land-
ing. My stomach didn't know yet
that my body had stopped! My liver
was quivenng. My toes hurt from
being yanked out of my shoe's. My
eyes were just settling back into
the sockets. And my'breath was in
Kansas C ty .... ". '.'
1 .had; come to The .Sudden
Stop
'The breath was the immediate-
problem. I didn't have anyl 1.strug-
. gled to one knee and tried to lift my.
Shoulder pads off my chest., 1'ye


.'-" O. a, aif 0 -' e "'A -- ,

Pair f Old StJOseph

Found at Centennial Site
.Two weeks ago an editorial appeared in The Star addressing some of Gulf County and Port St. Joe's
history and how little has actually been retained for public display.
Ruddy Richards,,of St. Joe Beach, brought a photo by The Star office last Friday that dates back to the
late thirties when his father T. 0O. (Teddy Oakley) Richards was part of the construction team that helped
build the Centennial Building.
Ruddy said all the items shown in the picture,were found while the Centennial site was being excavat-
ed by the Works Project Administration (WPA) unit his father was working with back under Roosevelt."
T. 0. Richards found the coins and wedding ring [pictured in lower righthand portion of photos at the
construction site, all of which are currently on display at the State Constitution museum across from the
Centenilial Building., Ruddy said he had no idea Where the other items might be'cu-rently located.
Some of the itemrns found included fniscellaneous plates, platters. and bowls. Note the pipes pictured in
fthe lower center portion of the photo. The pipe bowl at the bottom actually has a face carved into it.
A shoe last is located just to the left of the pipes. .
In. the upper left hand section, a tiny, morphine bottle was also found at the site. ,
Ruddy said he remembered his father talking about many of the items unearthed being sent to-New
York to be part of the World Fair exhibit during the late ,t930's.., -
Tell. Us More .,
.The Star is most interested in printing facts, pictures. and interesting stories pertaining to the history
of the Gulf Count,0/ Me.,dco Beach area. Anyone with information they would like to share with our:read-,
ers 4s urged to drop by or contact us at the office located at 308 \illiams Avenue. ,- .


tumn
got to get some air! Panic set In.'
I'm gonna die right here in front '
Q/ all these people. I was trying to '
get a hand up to my chin strap .
if I can get this helmet off .
"You o.k. Kes?" John Ingram ;'
had me by the arm. pulling me to
my feet. ,
' f. I'ttried to say. "No. you. idiot,.:
I'm not 'o.k., I'm dying! I can't
breathe!" But nothing would come
out. When it gets down to talking---
Soir breathing, your body just natu--- -
rally know's which one is more ,"
important. -
,"Coam'on, the huddle is ,over,
here." John dragged me to where
we were gathering up ,'for our :
defensive call. The ball carrier .
must'a not a scored. But he
would soott! I didn't see how we'-
could stop- this team-they had" a
Mack truck playing for them! I'--
tried to warn our guys : but 'I
couldn't talk. And nobody seemed
a'milid to stop :the game just.
because I'got shelayleed.
'"Kes, 'you're' a little white''
around the -gills, are you sure' .'
you're all right?"
Before I "couldn't -answer
again," MilaSi. lined' up. for thei..'
play. Everyone hurried to his,-
-. defensive position'. lets see..-l:m '
somewhere in the secondary .. I
remember that .. .. I'm just not
sure where exactly .. .
I didn't move on the iirst play .
which, fortunately, didn't come nmy
way. And I took a small breath! I .
might lively ,. .
SBpack in 'the huddle, Billy
Barksdale grabbed me by the face...
mask, "Colbert, are you going to-
play tonight or just spectate!" I got
one hand up about waste high tq, o
signal that I might oughta sit out a
play or two. He never was worth a.,
hoot at. interpreting hand signals,;,
"Good, then get back there and getj -
with it!" -. ;,
This time !I found my -left
defensive halfback position before
they snapped the ball. I still didn't.
move, but I was experiencing some,.
life giving 'xygen filling myvlungs; .-;
- "Wets huddIedr again.,:,,Bifiyr-,
Ssough't ayI-t@ i "If (you can't play,.U
get out of here!" --:,
"I'm o.k." It didn't sound like
my voice, it was raspyand shallow
and it was all I could get out. But I'
could talk! I had survived! I was
still in the contest. -f :
We beat Milan that night 14 to!
6. I played the entire game. I don't:
remember how much, I .con-:
tributed. I don't remember throw-
ing.any touchdown passes or mak- -
ing any long runs 'or big tackles, I,
was- a mediocre football player at
best; .. : .
But I do remember -surviving','
The Stidden Stp! '.
I don't know all the things V o1
can learn from the garie of fost'I
ball, 'but one thing 1 'know .lfor
sure-if teaches 'you th at you can J
take a lick 'ad keep on ticking.
It's all in the growing process.,.
It has to do with'being in ithe
,(See KESLEY ON PAGE I,,


A Colonoscopy a Decade Will Keep the Cancer Away


He Said!


IT'S NICE TO HAVE 'people
looking after you, even though
you haven't asked for the con-
cern. Folks who will voluntarily
look after your interests are per-
forming a needed service. -
Most of these volunteers are
welcome, since we need- all the
good advice and care we can get.
Such care and sage decisions
come, only from friends, or people
who would be friends..
Take my case, for example.
I have had some "good
advice" from a source 'I could
hardly ignore, since the advisee
spent some 10 years getting edu-*
cated on the subject for which he
was advising me. I had no exper- ,
tise to draw from and no experi-
ence to rely on. Even if this
advice came freely, I had no basis
with which to deny it, turning a
deaf ear [although I have a deaf
ear to turn] on this reasonable-
sounding information.
If you have read this far, just
read a little further and you will


see how I could hardly ignore this
"good advice".' .

I WAS -PAYING a- "maifite--
nance" visit, to my doctor the
other daV. when out' of the blue.
just as I was getting ready to
leave, he asked, "By the wa\.
when was the last time you had a:
colonoscopy exam?".,- ; -:
I knew the meaning of the.
word "colon" and. I figured the
"scopy" part of the question he
asked me was latin for "I spyi" "
I studied his request for a few
minutes and replied, "I don't
think I have ever had the dubious
pleasure. Why?"


"Well, I think all men, above
the. age of 50, should have peri-
odic colonoscopes." he replied.
"It's sh,precaution to prevent can-
cer from sneaking up on you and
all men need the testing, periodi-
Scally," he continued in a learned
tone of voice.
-'"Let me make you an
appointment to have one done by
a specialist. It won't take much
/tifime and you won't feel it at all,"
. he continued.,

I STILL WASN'T comfortable
with the thought of some doctor
playing "I spy" in the manner I
was imagining it was suggested I


alldw it'to be played.:
*It just didn't seem to promise
much comfort. Actually my imag-
ination was telling me that it was
going'to be the 'exact opposite of
comfortable-, or a fun, experience
' -to eendur. '
But my friend, the doctor,
kept insisting,. until I agreed to
have the "procedure". '
", That's what they call it.
The "procedure" portion of
the "procedure" is the getting
ready to perform the little game
of "I spy"! .
It entails a- two-hour. visit to'
the specialist; where he tells you:
right off the bat, :"It won't hurt."
I was beginning to think they
were all protesting too much and
I was in for an experience.
The doctor gave me two bot-
tles of what he described as a
laxative, with instructions on
how to take it and further
instructions not to eat anything
the day before the now famous


"procedure". ,


THOSE TWO LITTLE bottles
of laxative turned me wrong side-
out. '
I was definitely cleaned out'
for the "procedure" the following
morning.. "
,I turned up at the "proce-
dure" headquarters at 8:30 the
next morning, feeling limp. as, a
dish rag.
At 9:45, I was called in to get.
started. I shucked down -to my
sox and- this item the nurse jok-
ingly identified as a' gown. She .
offered to walk 'behind me .and
hold the .gown closed. This was
necessary because. I was in a
room with about a half dozen
men AND women, all waiting .on
the same kind of "procedure" I
was going to have.
The nurse stuck-a needle in
my hand to give me a shot of
"happy juice" and went off to
tend someone else, She came
back in a few minutes and .I


remarked ,that I could feel the .
"happy juice" entering my body,:
She 'assured me she hadtt-:
started it as yet; but would h n
just a couple' of minutes. -. ;.
A few mitinutes later, I noticed
her fumbling around the head, of
my cot and I expectantly asked,-
"Is it time to start the exam?" ,'
She replied; "No. It's time fpri:
you to get upand ome. Th,
exam is all overt"

MY DOCTOR GAVE me some
good advice. I received an Impor-
tant- test for cancer and it didnitl:
hurt a bit. I didn't even know,'
when it happened
The only thing I remember)
about, the.test was that foul-tast-
ing .laxative I had to drink apd
the long wait in .the specialist's
office, getting my instructions of,:
preparation. ,.. -
I don't need; another such.,.
test for 10 years! I guess I have a i,
guarantee that I will live another -
10 years, now.,


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1st Meeting of Ce

It an effort to encourage seven members. The establish-
everyohe to be counted in the ment of this committee represents
2000 Census, the Gulf County an important partnership between
Board of County Commissioners Gulf County and the Census
appointed .a special Complete Bureau. Marshall Nelson will
County Committee made up of serve as chairman of the commit-
mnnum,,al ,l~l~ n~ll ~ : .r ...


Lightning Kills 16 Cows
This summer the area, has experienced numerous severe thunderstorms
which- have moved through the area. In the photo above, 16 head of cattle
were killed by a single bolt of lightning as they huddled under a lone pine in
the middle of a pasture. The cattle, owned by Harry Herrington, were on pas-
turage located two mile's west, of Wewahitchka on Highway 22. The loss was
especially painful according to Herrington-because 12 of the downed cattle
were registered charolais, and the herd was uninsured.

SShelter From Page 1


Williams to begin the application .
process to have a new veterans.
nursing home: facility located in,
Gulf County.
'Williams said the facility
could 'employ over 100 people and
have a major economic impact on
the area. Gulf would have to pro-
duce 12 to, 15 acres of land for the
site.
-It- will be' several months
before the county will know if they

Gulf School'

District Gets


Truant Officer
Suibmtitted by Sara Joe Wooten,
Gulf County School District
'The school district was
a'darded" a community Juvenile
Justice grant based on its need to
correct a'high :student absentee
rate. The grant requested funds
for a truant officer. The board has
approved Bernard Anthony for
that position. Mr. Anthony has a
background in law enforcement
and came highly recommended.
'The 1999 legislature amend-
ed its truancy policy to strengthen
the 'requirement of mandatory
school attendance from age six to
16. There 'are some school-l dig-,:
trict~f 'piloting mandatory atten-
daie ,until age 4 &8 If thitmproves,,
successful, it would not be a sur-
'*' prise if the legislature extended
the mandatory attendance age to
18.. : ;
,hIn order to implement new
changes in the truancy :law, the
school district will notify parents
ofw' each unexcused absence.
Parents will be required to partic-
ipate in a conference if their child
has five unexcused absences, and
a pattern of non-attendance is
determined.-:
-The 'cooperative agreement
with Gulf County Judge Robert M.
Moore, ;the Division of Juvenile
Justice, the Gulf'County Sheriff s
Department, the Port St. Joe
Police Department. Anchorage
Children's. Home, the Department
of-Children and Families, and the.
school district enforces .compli-
ance with the compulsory school
atteidance law.
The truant officer will provide
much needed 1elp 'wihi confer-
encing students and parents,
making home visits, representing
the district at truancy court, and
following up on. students who
have a pattern of non-attendance.
Superintendent Jerry Kelley
does not expect a child who ist ill
to attend school, 'but a child who
is chronically absent has difficul-
t tv being successful in school. This
translates to poor grades, low self
esteem, and eventually failure
and dropping out. The state cer-
S(e taiply, agrees.


SKesley'

(From Page ,2)
arena. Finding out about yourself.
Discovering that you can overcome
most anything. "
And it transcends' the game of
football by a whole heap.
We've got' a bunch 'of young,
mein engaged in football in our
area right now: Some are rounding
out 'their high school careers.
Some are discovering seventh and
eighth grade football And some
are just :starting out in peewee
leagues.
I strongly recommend that you
encourage them.all.
/, It's hot, lhard; exhaustive
wbrk. They give an extra-ordinary
amount of effort. They enjoy, they
gt 'mad, they wonder, they hurt,
they laugh, they pull together, they
take pride and they grow.
iOh, how they grow!
And the memories last a life-
tiUe. Just ask anyone who's come
td the sudden stop .
Hang In There Guys,
Kes


are in the running for the new
Northwest Florida nursing home.
Williams and the board's staff will
. be moving forward with letters
and applications to pursue the
matter. .
Fitness/Therapy Center Wants
To Partner With County
Billy Williams, one of the
owners of Beacon Hill Therapy
and Wellness Center, approached
the board to introduce a proposal
to :partner withe county and
county employees to offer welt-
ness and occupational therapy
programs.
Williams explained that the
ultimate goal would be to reduce
the county's workman's compen- .
station insurance rate by putting
together a "total program" that
would lower the county's and its
employees' risk of job-related
Injuries. He outlined a plan that
would be provided at a very
reduced rate (under $10 per
month) for county employees. '
Commissioner Stanley
summed up Williams' proposal,
"This is sort of like preventative
maintenance on a vehicle."
The board and 'Williams will
further discuss and evaluate the
idea at a future date.
Gates Addresses Board
Jerry Gates, former Guf
County Clerk ofr the Court,
approached the board sing the"
forum as a sounding board to
announce his intention to sue St.
Joe Company, the Gulf County
Property Apprailser, and the Gulf
County Sheriffs Office during the


Thanks For He
'Dear Friends at The Star
I would like to recognize the
following ,people' publicly' and
thank them for their coordinated
efforts in assisting me. my crew,
and my vessel "The Jessica J." on
making it safely to port on the,
evening of August 26.
Jacque Hance, of.the Port St.
Joe Marina: Captain Danny
Raffield, of Raffield Fisheries, Inc.;
Joe Brock, .of,Raffield Fisheries.
Inc. '. '
On August 23, I was approxi-

Harassment By PSJPD
On September 6, 1999, I was
stopped by an officer with the
PSJPD for crossing over the white
line on the right hand side of
Highway 98 in front of the Tapper
home. What started out as a rou- .
tine traffic stop turned into an
hoiiur of horror for me, at the'
hands of the PSJ police'-fficers. I
was told marijuana was "found" in
my vehicle even though I have
never possessed marijuana. My
vehicle was searched. I was treat-
ed as if I were a criminal and was
adjudicated guilty by the officers
conducting their "investigation."
I am a female senior citizen; I
am a part time resident of Gulf
county. I love Gulf County and the
many friends and business asso-
ciates I have here. I was horrified
at the gestapo tactics I endured
on Monday, September 6. Citizens
of Port St. Joe, wake up and see
what your Police Department is
doing. They are not only seeking
out tourists. They are lying in wait
for you and me. There are perma-
nent residents of your community
who have been harassed by police
officers. Do not stand by and
allow this to happen to Port St.
Joe. Contact your Mayor and City
Commissioners. I have many
interests in Gulf County. In the
past, I looked forward to being
able to come to Gulf County. Now,
I actually dread having to come to'
your city. This is a travesty.,
Cecile C. Joyner
joynerelec@aol.com


nsus 2000 Oct. 19


tee.


"The success of the 2000
Census count in Gulf county is
vitallyi important," commissioners
said. "Not only does our commu-
nity's political representation in
the U.S. Congress and in the
State Legislature rest on census
population totals; but large
amounts of federal funds are
returned to Gulf County each year
based on census statistics. If
everyone is not counted, it means
our community may be short-
changed and we will not receive
our fair share of these funds."
Nelson said the Complete
County Committee -will undertake
an intensive promotion campaign
to inform all residents about the
importance of. responding to the
census.
In addition, the committee
will assist with publicizing the
availability of census jobs and
support other Census 2000 pro-
grams. Census questionnaires'
will be delivered to each house-
hold during the month or March,
2000.
Committee members will be
board's meeting.
Gates was arrested on August
27th after cutting locks and dri-
ving through gates on St. Joe
Company land. -
His main point seemed to be
that the roads should be open to
public access and considered
county roads.
,Gates was arrested by the
Gulf County Sheriffs Office and
charged with trespassing, crimi-
nal mischief, and petit theft after
' ."the August 27th incident.
In Other Business
*Agreed to finish several
Items remaining '-at the
Wewahitchka Health Department
and pay for the work from the
contactor's retainer funds since
the work has not been completed.
'Agreed to fund $6,000 to the
Wewahltchka Medical Clinic from
next year's budget.
S Held a public hearing for
park grant funds at Beacon Hill
Park and the Gulf County Sports
Complex.
eDecided to ask for an exten-
sion to grant funds to pave
Cessna Drive in conjunction with
the Dasco Marine Boat Building
plant.
Adopted a -few cllvrt'idi-
.,nance for Gulf County, as. has.,
been reported and advertised. ,
*Granted a request from the
Gulf County Sheriffs Office to,
fund two radios for Gulf.
Correctional Institute so the two
forces can communicate.


lp Is Extended
mately 110 miles south of Port St.
'Joe when my vessel started expe-
riencing major mechanical and
electrical difficulties.
First I had trouble in my fuel
transfer system. Then I lost my
batteries (they wouldn't hold a
charge). Then I lost all radio con-'
tact. My clutch was locked in the
forward gear...I had no neutral
and no reverse. On top of that "ole
Jessie" went dead in the water on.
more than one occasion.: ..'. ,
Despite my continuous
attempts to call on other ships,
vessels, are the United States
Coast Guard for assistance... I
was unsuccessful..
My only choice was to navi-
gate to the closest port "Port St.
Joe" where I felt I could get neces-,
sary repairs,, supplies, and my
vessel back underway.
Upon reaching St. Joe Bay on
August 26, at approximately
12:45 p.m., ET, "Jessie" went
dead in the water on- us again.
This happened just as I
approached the George G:
Tapper/Highland View Bridge on
my way to the docks at Raffields
Fisheries. Unable to get her back
underway ,in time a WSW wind
pushed me onto the channel's
north side sand bar by ,the #2
Green Busy.
We were stuck!ll
I managed to reach the, Port
St. Joe Marina (short range) via
VHF channel 16. That's when
Jacque Hance began her efforts in
assisting me by making phone
calls for me and contacting Danny
Raffield at Raffield Fisheries.
Danny Raffield then made
arrangements for one of his fleet
vessels operated by Joey Brock of
Highland View to come out and
pull us off the sand bar. By then I
had the engine back underway
and we were able to make it safe-
ly to the docks at Raffields.
Thank you Jacque, Danny,
and Joeyll
God Bless ,
Stevie D. Gibson


MEMBER FDIC


making speeches on behalf of the
census before community organi-
zations, distributing census flyers
and posters to residents. and
groups, and generally endorsing
public cooperation with the cen-
sus at every opportunity, accord-
ing to Nelson.
SMembers of the Complete
County Committee' represent a
broad cross section of the com-
munity, Nelson said. Others
appointed to serve on the commit-
tee are David Roche, Jerry Stokoe,
Janetta Rouse, Eddie Fields, Ed
Dole and Joanne Ardire.
The committee will remain
active until June, 2000. Monthly
meetings will be held to plan the
committee's activities. The first
meeting will be Tuesday, October
19,.at 2:00 p.m., ET, at the Gulf
County Commissioners Meeting
Room at 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr.
Boulevard in Port St. Joe.
Community organizations
and individuals interested in
cooperating with the committee
are invited to contact Marshall
Nelson at (850) 229-9111 or (850)
639-5069.

Horseshoe Crab
Workshop Sept. 16
'6 The Fish and _Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC)
announces continuation of its
public workshop series to receive
comment on development of a
statewide plan to manage horse-
shoe crabs.
The workshop scheduled for
the Gullf County area will be
Thursday, September 16, from
1:00 until 3:00 p.m. at the Port St.
Joe Fire Station conference room,
located at 404 Williams Avenue.
r The FWC is considering vari-
ous options to manage this fish-
ery, Including allowable harvest-.
ing gear, areas, seasons, quotas,
bycatch allowanfices and special
considerations for harvest for
research, educational, and phar-
maceutical use, and other mea-
sures.

Boyd Staff

Office Hours
A member of the U.S. Rep.
Allen Boyd's (D-North Florida)
tsaftwill be visiting Port St. Joe on
te4hird'a"Friday of every month so
that the people of Gulf County will
a ftve thWopportuhkity to discuss in
person issuers which concern
them.
Rep. Boyd'sstaff representa-
tive will be at the Gulf County
Courthouse in the downstairs
conference room from 9:00 a.m. to
11:30 a.m:, ET, on Friday,
September 17.








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PAGE 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1999


Candlelit Service Unites Gretchen Lea


Stevens and Christopher Lee


Gretchen Lea Stevens and
Christopher Lee Upchurch were
joined in marriage on June 26 in
a candlelight service at 4:00 in the
afternoon at First Baptist Church
.in Port St. Joe. The Reverend
Howard Browning performed the
double ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. R. Wayne Stevens of
Port St. Joe. Her grandparents are
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Stevens
and Mr. and Mrs. William H.
Howell, all of Port St. Joe. She is
the great-granddaughter of Mrs.
Joseph T. Stevens of Jackson,
Alabama.
The groom is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Dalton L. Upchurch of
Port St. Joe. He is the grandson of
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Upchurch of
Chipley and Mr. and Mrs.. Lee
Fowler of Graceville.
All the beautiful decorations
for the wedding ceremony were
done by very special friends of the
bride's family, Ron and Terry
Gingrich, owners of Heart's Desire
florist in Port St. Joe.
The sanctuary was lavishly
decorated with candelabra, large
planters, vases, sprays of daisies,
mums, delphinium, and many
other flowers presenting the illu-
sion of a summer garden.
Each pew was marked with
tall arrangements of delphinium
and other summer blossoms
making the aisles look like a path-
way through a garden. Each win-
dow had topiaries in them with
fresh flowers.
The bride's aunt, Mrs.
Raymond E. Lawrence, pianist,
played selections of love songs
and Christian music during the
ceremony.
Soloists were Lisa' Keels,
Ronnie and Janet Hogan,
Amanda Bateman, and Clay Cox.
After greeting the guests,
Reverend Howard Browning sur-
prised the bride by reciting a
poem in honor of her.
The bride wore a beautiful
sleeveless empire waist ivory
gown with daisy appliques and
pears on it. Her veil complement-
ed her gown with beads and
pearls on it. She carried a hand-
tied bouquet of many colors of
fresh roses and other summer
flowers.
Serving as maid of honor was
Krystal Tharpe, a very special
friend of the bride. Her brides-
maids were Candice Upchurch,
sister of the groom, and Amanda
Bateman, Leigh Lawrence,
Stephanie Owens, and Bbnnie
Young, all friends of the bride.
The bridesmaids wore floor-
length satin ice mint green gowns
with beads on the bodice. They
also carried fresh hand-tied bou-
quets of many colors and different
flowers.
Serving as the junior brides-
maid was Courtney Cooley, and
the flower, girl was Hayden
Renshaw, both friends of the



In memory of husband, father,
grandfather, and great grand-
father Willie James (W.J.)
Anthony. It has been one year
since you left us, but your
memory will always be with us.
All of your pain and suffering is
over. You are now at peace,
forever. Safely home in heaven
at last .
We love you,
Rosa Lee Anthony & Family
lip 9/16


bride. They both wore floor length
satin ivory gowns, complementing


the bride's gown. The girls wore
fresh roses in their hair and car-


Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Lee Upchurch


PAEC Tuesday
Teacher Training
Teacher Training


Real Kids-Tough Teachers
If you are a teacher whose
tried and true methods of disci-
pline are tired and tricky, or you
have an extensive behavior inter-
vention hierarchy but need confir-
mation your current interventions
are still appropriate, then this
inservice is for you.
"Real Ki'ds-Tough Teach-
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agement overview addressing pre-
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response techniques.
The featured speaker will be
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Forthcoming books include the
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Join PAEC on September
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"Real Kids-Tough Teach-
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The program will be simulcast
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or visit the website at


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Emma Kathryn Davis

It's A Girl!
Proud great-grandparents,
Mack and Carol Gwinn would like
to introduce a new arrival in their,
family, Emma Kathryn Davis.
Emma' was born in Macon,
Georgia on August 11th to Scott
and Angle "Myatt" Davis. Also
welcoming Emma are her adoring
grandparents Kathy "Gwinn"
Myatt and John Myatt.


Upchurch
ried fresh bouquets.
The groom and groomsmen
all wore formal black tuxedos
with black buttons and vests.
Serving as the best man was
Jay Jay Ray, friend of the groom.
His groomsmen were Kyle
McDaniel, cousin of the groom,
and Kevin Bradley, Greg Byrd,
John Thursby,, and Travis
Williams, all friends of the groom.
The ushers were Lee Cannon
and Ritchie Burkett. The junior
groomsmen the bride's brother,
Zeke Stevens, and the nng. bearer
was cousin to the groom. Josh
'" McDaniel. '
Following the ceremony, a
reception in honor of the couple
was held in the chu rch felloship
hall. The hall was decorated with
candelabra and flowers. The bas-
ket weave wedding cake was cov-
ered with brightly colored fresh
Flowers.
The reception ended with 'the
guests blowing bubbles at the
couple as they left for their honey-
moon in Orlando and Tampa.
The' bride is employed at Bay
Children's Dentistry in Panama
0 City and the groom is currently
attending Gulf Coast Community
College. The couple will reside in
Port St. Joe.
On the eve of the wedding, the
groom's parents hosted a
rehearsal dinner at Half Shells
oyster bar in Mexico Beach.
A bridal shower was given at
the home of Jimmy and Cheryl
Johnson. Hostesses were Mrs.
Jimmy Johnson, Mrs. John
Hanlon, Mrs. Bill Laine, and Paige
S Sherrill.
A lingerie shower was given
by the bridesmaids at the home of
Mrs. Larry Bateman.
A kitchen and bath shower
was hosted by Mrs. Chris Earley
and Mrs. Johnny Linton at the
Earley's home.
A bridesmaids' luncheon',
held at the St. Joseph Country
Club, was hosted by Mrs. Chuck
Tharpe and Mrs. Larry Bateman.

Special Thanks
Dear Fnends and Neighbors,
It is wonderful to live in a car-
ing community such as ours.
Everything, that has been
.'done, for us during Al's sickness
and death. is appreciated so
much. Thank you all for your
friendship and for every kind
deed.
Special thanks go to our Dr.
kIers and all the wonderful emer-
gency people and ambulance
crew. You took care of our beloved.
husband, father, and grandfather
so well.
Sincerely;-
Virginia Smith, Jerry, Kim,
Joshua, and Jared Smith,
Melody, Marshall, Bryce, and
Reis Nelson :


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Joan Kent Rev. Ted Lovelace


Couple Engaged


Joan Kent and Rev. Ted
Lovelace will be married Friday,
October 1st, at 7:00 p.m., C.T. at
the First United Methodist
Church in Mexico Beach.
A reception, will follow in the
fellowship hall. All family and
friends of the couple are cordially
invited to attend.


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Phone 850-227-1950


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Bridal Registry Paintings Clothes

Furniture & Accessories Home Decorations

Beanie Babies and Much More!











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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1999 PAGE 5A


KidCare Outreach at Howard Creek


On Saturday, September 18,
the KidCare County Outreach
Coordinator for will be at the
Howard Creek Country Mart from
8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., CT, to
answer questions concerning
KidCare and assist in filling out
the KidCare application.
KidCare is a an affordable
insurance program partially fund-
ed by the State of Florida and the
Florida tobacco settlement which
provides medical services for chil-
dren from birth to 18 years.
Presently Gulf County has
approximately 300 slots that have
not been filled, and there is a pos-
sibility that if not used these slots
will be turned over to other coun-
ties.
If you have children in your


Thanks From
Senior Citizens
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens Association is grateful to
S the dozens of people that donated
. items for the September 11 th yard
sale. The members really appreci-,
ated the support of those who
purchased items. They raised
$361 from the sale. They hope
everyone enjoyed browsing in air-
conditioned rooms'.

Mexico Beach
AARP Meeting
The Mexico Beach Chalpter of
AARP, which holds monthly meet-
ings each year between Septem-
ber and- May, will kick off the
1999-2000 year with a covered
dish luncheon on September 17,
'at 12:00 noon, CT, at the Mexico
Beach Civic Center.
Everyone is invited to bring a
covered dish, enjoy a great lunch
-and listen tq guest speaker, Steve
-Bornhoff, editor of 'the Panama
'City News f-ferald, who will begin
Speaking at 1:00 p.m., CT,
-Subsequent AARP meetings will
be held at the Mexico Beach Civic
Center every third Friday of each
-month at 1:00 p.m., CT.


..Class of 1970!
Members of the Port St. Joe
SJr.-Sr. High School Class 'of 1970
will meet on Saturday, September
18th at 6:00 p.m.. aj ,,,Butler's
Restaurant to continue making
plans for the upcominr'eunion. r*
All alumninare encouraged to
attend this gathering.
For more information regard-
,ing the. meeting or the reunion,
please call Henry Boone in St. Joe
Beach at 647-5031.


Thank You
I would like to thank all of my
friends in St. Joe and Mexico,
Beach- for all the cards, visits,
gifts, and especially their prayers
during my recovery from open
heart surgery.
Thank you for taking time out
of your busy days, it meant so
much to me. God bless each one
of you.
Dot Pfost


household between the ages of
birth and 18 years who are unin-
sured, please take the necessary


steps to ensure that they have the.
opportunity to receive all the'
medical services that are required


to help make him/her a healthier,
more productive individual.
If you do not already have an
application, and cannot meet with
the outreach coordinator on
Saturday, you can. pick up an
application at the Gulf. County
Health Department (Port St. Joe
and Wewahitchka clinics), local
medical providers, Head Start,
and all school health rooms; or
call Dianne Semmes at 227-1276,
extension 131, and an application
will be mailed to you.


Commodity

Distribution
U.S. Department of Agricul-
ture surplus commodities will be
distributed to eligible area resi-
dents on September 21st and
23rd.
S The foods will be distributed
at .the Washington Improvement
Group (WIG) Building, located at
198 Peters Street in Port St. Joe
and the Senior Citizens Building
in Wewahitchka.
The distribution in Port St.
Joe will be on Tuesday,
September 21st, from l:00' pm.
until 3:00 p.m., ET, and the dis-
tribution in Wewahitchka will be
on Thursday, September 23rd,
from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.,
CT.
Recipients must have a
current commodity card to receive
their commodities. There will be
nio registration at the distribution
centers. Anyone who has
questions concerning their eligi-
bility, or would like to sign up
should call 229-9114, 639-5068,
or stop by the commodity office in
the GOif County Courthouse prior
to- these dates.
'e WewJ tchka residents may
go to the old courthouse on
'Wednesday, September 22nd
from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., CT
to certify for commodities.
Any household, whose gross
income is not in excess of the
state-established maximum per-
centage of the poverty line for the
appropriate household size or
which can prove, its eligibility for
Food Stamps, Aid to Families with
Dependent Children (AFDC),
Supplemental Security Income
(SSI), or Medicaid is eligible to
receive the USDA foods.
Documents accepted as proof


Todd and Travis Gould would
like to announce the engagement
and forthcoming marriage of their
mother, Robin Gould, to Reggie
Gerbert on Saturday, September
25th, at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctu-
ary of Highland View Church of
God.
Robin is the daughter of
Marilyn Bailey and the late James
E. Bailey, Sr. of St. Joe Beach,
and is. employed with The Star


Publishing Company.
Reggie Gerbert is the son of
Reginald and Margaret Gerbert,
of Hillsboro, New Hampshire and
is employed with Duren's Piggly
Wiggly.:
There will be a reception in
the social hall immediately follow-
ing the ceremony. All family and
friends of the couple are cordially
invited to attend.


Senior Citizens Host HealthlFair


The Gulf County Senior
Citizen's Association will conduct
its annual health fair Saturday,*
October 9th from 9:00 a.m., until
1:00 p.m., ET, at the Port St. Joe
Centennial Building.
Medical services provided will
include accuchecks for blood
sugar testing, blood pressure
screening, and pulse-ox blood
oxygen- level monitoring, to name
a few.
All medical organizations in
Gulf County will be represented.
The health fair is free to the pub-
lic.
Behind the Centennial
Building the Faith Christian


School Harvest Festival will be,
going on simultaneously, featur-
ing games and activities for chil-
dren along with a chicken barbe-
cue.
For further information con-
tact Susan McHugh at Gulf Pines
Hospital at 227-.1121 or Jerry
Stokoe at the Gulf County Senior
Center at 229-8466.

"Pink Ladies"
Always Available
The Gulf Pines Ladies Auxiliary, otherwise known
as "the Pink Ladies," are hard at
work donating .their time and
energy to help raise funds for hos-
pital improvements.
Located in the lobby of Gulf
Pines Hospital, they peddle their
wares which include snacks,
books, clothing, stuffed animals,
floral arrangements, and just
about anything imaginable. Prices
are kept low-one can almost:
always Find a bargain item.
Currently, there are 11 mem-
bers of the group and they are
always looking, for volunteers.
Hours of operation.are 9:00 a.m.
until 3:00 p.m. Club president is
Dot Pfost.


Fraternity Honors Howard L. Blick
Jacque A. Couture, Grand Master of Florida (for the year
1998-1999) presented Brother Howard L. Blick his 50th year cer-
tificate and pen for community and Masonic service in the lodge
at a covered dish supper on September 2nd. Mr. Couture traveled
from his home in Orlando to Port St. Joe to honor Mr. Blick. vis-
iting' overnight in the home of lodge secretary Bill Jordan.
In the photo above, from left to right, are District D. G.
Master of the 6th Masonic District Greg D. Pettis; Grand Master
of Florida Jacque A. Couture; honoree Brother Howard L. Blick;
and present Port St. Joe Lodge Master, William F. Watson.


Cardiac Care Awareness


Session Will Be
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens Center will be holding a
health awareness session on

of eligibility include proof of eligi-
bility in the above programs. As
an alternative to providing such
documents, a household may
simply complete an application
giving total household income.
Rules for acceptance and par-
ticipation in the program are the
same for everyone without regard
to race, color, national origin, age,
sex or handicap.


Held Monday
Monday, September 20th, at
10:30. a.m. : Gulf Pines, Hospital
has arranged for the president of
the, State of Florida's ,Physician
Assistants to conduct this discus-
sion.
The topic, will be taking care of
your heart. P.A. Wayne Bleyins
will be helping .senior citizens
learn about the, heart-what's
good and what's bad. .
The public is invited to attend
this presentation in the Stiles
Brown Senior Citizens Center in
the courthouse complex.


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Pediartrics '" Internal Medicine
Hours: Monday through Friday-8:00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
SNcw Patients Welcome *
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Local Man Named To FAMU Post:


Dr. Beard to Head
Student Affairs

Dr. Timothy Beard, CRC, a
native of Port St. Joe, was recent-
ly appointed Assistant .Professor
and Director ot Student Affairs in
the School of Allied Health
Sciences at Florida A&M
University. Dr. Beard's' responsi-
bilities as an Assistant Professor
will include teaching and per-
forming research activities in the
Department of Health Care
Management in the School of
Allied Health Sciences at FAMU. "
As the Director of Student Affairs,

QuickBooks Seminar

Begins on Sept. 29th
Gulf Coast Community col-
lege and the Bay County Small
Business Incubator will offer a
hands-on computer course for
"QuickBooks '99". The course is
applicable to persons using any
version of QuickBooks and will be
held every Wednesday beginning
September 29 and ending October
27, in the Technology Building,
room 218, of Gulf Coast
Community College. Students
may take either a day session
from 8 until 10:45 a.m.,. with
instructor Teri Mattson of 'Quick
Solutions or a night session from
6:30 until 9:30 p.m. with comput-
er consultant Aaron Abreu.
Topics to be covered include':
payroll and taxes, accounts
-receivable, accounts payable, cre-
ating estimates, job cost reports,
bank accounts and reconciliation
and many others.
The cost for the seminar is
$99.00 per person. Registration
must be made in advance at the
Bay County Small Business.
Incubator, 2500 Minnesota.
Avenue, Lynn Haven, Monday
through Friday from, 8:00 until
4:00 p.m. For more information
call (850)271-1108.


Dr. Beard will be responsible for
developing the Office of Student
Affairs in the School of Allied
Health Sciences. The Office of
Student Affairs will be responsible
for providing student and faculty
services in the areas of student
recruitment, admissions, student
registration, career and academic
advising, counseling, student
retention, student assessment
and performance evaluation.
Dr. Beard earned his General
Studies Degree from FAMU, and
his Bachelor's, Master's, and
Doctoral Degrees from Florida
State University. Dr. Beard is also
a National Certified Rehabilitation
Counselor (CRC). He is a 1980
honor graduate of Port St. Joe
High School.


Capital City Bank Group Is

Celebrating Being Y2K Ready


Capital City Bank Group
(CCBG) is celebrating the new mil-
lennium a little early.
Capital City Bank, meets all,
Y2K compliance standards and is
ready for the year 2000.. During
the last four months of 1999,
Capital City Bank will have
banners in every, office and pass'
out literature proclaiming the
bank's readiness. A series of edu-
cational flyers is also planned.
Scheduled 'topics include, "Things
To Do for Y2K" and "Watch Out
,For Y2K Fraud."
"We've been developing Y2K
fixes for a number of years, tested
hundreds of business systems,
and upgraded many pieces of
business hardware., stated
Russell Grosvenor, president 'of
Capital City Serxice Company.
Grosvenor added that "Capital
City has invested .a substantial
amount of money in Y2K solu-
tions, and I'm confident that the,
new millennium will not interfere
with the bank's daily operations."
William G. Smith, Jr., presi-
dent and CEO of Capital City.


Bank Group said, "We've dedicat-.
ed considerable resources to the
Y2K issue and taken every con-
ceivable step to protect our
clients' finances and, their rela-'
tionship with us. In fact, the"
safest place for a client's money is
in Capital City Bank."
Smith added, "We'll still be
the same strong, financially
sound bank we've always been,
and our clients are also protected
by the FDIC. We're looking for-
ward to the new year and the
opportunities it brings."
Capital City Bank Group,
Inc., is a $1.5 billion financial ser-
vices company headquartered in
Tallahassee, providing traditional
deposit and credit services. asset-
management, trust, mortgage.-.
banking, credit cards, data pro- "
cessing, and securities brokerage;:
services.
Founded in 1895, Capital City
Bank Group subsidiaries have 47
banking offices, 45 ATM's .and, -
eight Bank'n Shop locations in 18'
counties in north and north cen-'
tral Florida and south Georgia


county has $5.1 million in the
bank drawing interest. He com-
mended them for establishing the
"rainy day" fund, but told the
board, "I think it's raining." He
also reminded the board that it
was just few years ago the coun-
ty established the six cent gas tax
for paving roads within the coun-
Sty.
"Ya'll have nearly' a whole
year's budget in savings .... I ask
that you please consider lowering
village," he concluded. *

Join the 1999
Coastal Clean-Up
A refrigerator, a car, a man-
nequin, a sock. What do these
items have in common?
They've all been picked up off
our nation's beaches and water-
ways during the annual
International Coastal Clean-up
organized by the Center for
.Marine Conservation. This year's i
clean-up- Is scheduled for
Saturday, September 18th.
The clean-,up is far more than
'a simple beautification program.
It is also a massive, volunteer
effort to collect Important data on
the marine environment. Results
are meticulously recorded by loca-
tion and returned to CMC for a
thorough analysis of the type 'btf
trash collected The results from
each state and county help the
local coordinators identify specific
debris problems. and issues in
their area.
You've enjoyed Gulf County's
beaches all summer long-sun-
ning, swimming and fishing. Now,
as summer comes to a close, give
something back by taking part in
the world's largest beach clean-
up. As a special thanks, Brita will
offer a coupon for a free water
pitcher to each participant.
To find out how you can Join
'the clean-up in Gulf County,. call
Paula Boone at 647-5031 or
Barbara Eells at 647-8238.


Budget
reduction of the millage rates.
- Local dentist, Dr. Robert (R. L.)
King brought the most facts to the
table. He pointed out that ad val-
orem taxes have increased $1.3
million dollars since 1994, with
nearly half of that coming as a
windfall on this year's budget.
King also pointed out the


Aileen McCoy
Aileen McCoy, 76, of
Wewahitchka, passed away
Monday, September 6, in a local
hospital.
She was born In Pikeville,
Kentucky and moved here in
197-1. She was the owner and
operator of the Lakeside Lodge for
23 years. She was a member of
the First Baptist Church of'
Wewahitchka and a member of
the Friendship Sunday School
Class.
Mrs. McCoy is survived, by
one daughter; Sandra Feltrop of
Wewahitchka: three sisters,
Glema Wintte of Panama City.
Silvea Shackelford of Garden City,
Michigan, and Roberta-Greer of
Romeo, Michigan;' three grand-
childrein. John Feltrop, Mark
Feltrop and wife Kimargret, and
Beth Cook: six great-grandchil-
dren. Amanda and Jessica
Feltrop, Forest. Luke and Cole
Feltrop, and Kane Cox.
Funeral services were con-
ducted Tuesday. September 7, in
the First Baptist Church of
Wewahitchka. with Rev\. Mike
Stroud officiating. Interment fol-
lowed in Jehu Cemetery.
.Visitation was from I1:00 a.m.
until 1:00' p.m. on Tuesday,
September 7.
All services were under the
direction of Gilmore-Southerland
Funeral Home.


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BEACH''

RESTAURANT

-._. '- -\.. .." ....-. ....-' -, .


3625 Cape San Bias Road Port St. Joe 850-227-3655
(Hwy. 98 to C30A to C30E, turn onto C30E & follow for 4 miles)

This week's specials

PRIME RIB 10 oz ...................... I 2
Served with garden salad, potato & vegetables

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO ................... 79
Fettuccine noodles in a delicious cream sauce

SUNDAY LUNCH SPECIALS

SOUP & BLT ................................ 95
Cream of broccoli. soup & our crispy BLT

FRENCH DIP SANDWICH ..........95
Juicy roast beef, served with onions & home fries

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon. Wed. Closed
Thurs. Sat., 5:00 p.m. until
Sunday Noon 10:00 p.m.

DRESS CODE: NON-FORMAL RELAX & ENJOY THE BEACH!


Oysters
Shrimp Crabs *.
Groceries Fish Sandwiches
Great Hamburgers
"SS Beer & Wine


Colombo Yogurt
227-1670 On C-30A south of Port St. Joe
NEW SUMMER HOURS: Tues.-Thurs.: 12-8 p.m.,
Fri -Sat.: 12-9 p.m., Now Open on Sundays, 1:00 8:00


FISH HOUSE RESTAURANT
Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, Florida 648-895()

K NEW WINTER HOURS '
Open Wednesday Sunday
11:00 A.M. CST 9:00 P.M., :.
Closed Monday and Tuesday


SUNDAY IS ITALIAN DAY AT THE FISH HOUSE
This Sunday, September 19th Try our Delicious
SHomemade-We Mean Homemade Including the Noodlest


Hom emad
Dominic's Homemade Lasagna 0 ''
Served with house salad and garlic bread.

SERVED ALL DAY, 11:00 A.M. UNTIL COME EARLY,'
DON'T MISS OUT!!

DAILY LUNCH AND DINNER SPECIALS

We serve only the freshest seafood from Maine to the Gulf
of Mexico "I personally guarantee it"--the Guy with the Hat.


Curtiss Low, of St. Joe Beach,
summed his feelings up like this,
"I'd like to see my money in my
own savings account rather than
the county's."
As the board moved forward
with the vote, the dividing line ,
had not changed, Traylor, Stanley
and Chairman Knox continued to
support using ad valorem, taxes
generated to pave roads and
address other needs of the coun-
ty, while Peters and Yeager held
fast to their convictions that a
portion of the windfall should be
returned to taxpayers.
Final Budget Hearing
Commissioners set their final
budget hearing date for Monday,
September 20th at 5:01 p.m. in
the commission meeting room at
the Gulf County Courthouse. As
the meeting adjourned, several of
those present said they would be
back to request a reduction of
village rates.


St. Vincent National


Wildlife R(
S St. Vincent National Wildlife
Refuge will conduct the Sixteenth
Annual Fall Open House Tours
during "the" second week' of
October. Participants %ill have i' -"
opportunity to become 'better
acquainted with the refuge and its'
varied wildlife and wildlife habi-.
tats. The open house is part of the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,
"National Wildlife Refuge Week",
October 10-16.
One tour will be conducted
daily October 11, 12, 13, 14, 15,
and 16 (Monday through
Saturday). The tours are sched-
uled to leave the refuge's Indian
Pass boat dock at 8:00 a.m., ET,
and will return at approximately
1:00 p.m., ET. Transportation
across Indian Pass will be provid-
ed for participants of the open
house tours.
Those wishing to participate
must make reservations by phone
at (850) 653-8808 beginning on
Monday. September 27. Reser-
vations will be limited to four indi-
viduals per group.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
former director Mollie Beattie said
the second week in October will be
observed annually as National
Wildlife Refuge Week, leading up
to the 100th Anniversary in 2003.
"By that time," Beattie said,


efuge Week
"We hope to make all Americans
aware of the National Wildlife
Refuge System as places to enjoy
wildlife, to hunt, to fish, to watch,
and ,to learn about our natural
heritage."
As a reminder,, the iefuge is'
open to the public year-round
during daylight hours except dur-
ing hunt periods and prescribed
burns and/or wildfires. Special
permits or prior notice are not
required to visit. Transportation
to the reffige is. the responsibility
of the visitor when not in conjunc-
tion with a specific refuge activity.
"Our mission is working with,
others to conserve, protect, and
enhance fish, wildlife, and plants
and their habitats for the continu-
ing benefit of the American peo-
ple," is the organization's theme.








instan "fixmeup .


GCCC Cilinary Classic


The Bay Culinary Classic has
become an event that citizens of
Bay and the surrounding counties
look forward' to each year. Spon-
sored by TECO-People's Gas Com-
pany, the Culinary Management
Program and the Gulf Coast Com-
munity College Foundation, this
gastronomic event will be held on
September 23, from 5:00 to 8:15
p.m. CT, in the Student Union
East at GCCC.
Now in its twelfth year, the
classic has a reputation of show-
casing area restaurants by provid-
ing the public with samples of
items typically found on the
restaurant menu, plus the chefs'
special creations. This year, Chef
Paul's, Edgewater, JP's Food and
Brew, Le Shack, Dan's Old South
Barbecue, Olive Garden, and
Runaway Island Restaurant are
making plans to participate.
For restaurants interested in
competition, the coveted. Gas-
tronomique Award will be given to
first, second and third place win-
ners.
Tickets can be purchased in
advance for $25 from either the
Culinary Management Office or
participating restaurants, or $30
at the' door. Monies raised will
fund scholarships for culinary
students.
As participants are enjoying
food and drink, entertainment will


be provided by Swing Shift. For
more information call 872-3850.


Wayne Taunton asks the county board to consider a reduction in millage rates.










THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1999 PAGE 7A


LoKnocmntlci~~e


(PSJPD Report)

SPEED, POSSESSION CHARGES
Robert J. Price, Jr., 21, of
Highland View, was arrested on
Sunday, September 5th, at
approximately 10:30 p.m. by Port
St. Joe Police Department Officer
Jamaes Stephens.
: Officer Stephens initiated -a
traffic stop after observing Price's
vehicle traveling 43 m.p.h. in a 30
mrn..h. speed zone. Further inves-
tigation revealed that Price was in
possession of cannabis (less than
20 :grams) and drug parapherna-
lia. "-
Officer Glenn Norris and
Officer Russell Burch also assist-
ed in the arrest.
I.D. CARD FRAUD
On Monday, September 6,'
near 7:00.p.m., Jessica M. Smith,
28, of Panama City, was arrested
by Sergeant Butch Arendt. Smith
was arrested on an active warrant
from Bay.County for identification
card fraud.
* SPEEDING WITHOUT A LICENSE
George F. Whitehurst was
arrested on Tuesday, September
7th, at about 11:45 p.m., by
Officer Stephens. The officer initi-
ated a traffic stop after observing
Whitehurst's vehicle traveling 64
m.p.h. in a 45 m.p.h. speed zone.
Further investigation revealed
that Whitehurst, 50, of Highland
View, was driving a vehicle while
his license was suspended or
revoked.


NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 9899-25
The Board of County Commissioners of Gulf
County. Florida, will receive sealed bids from any
person. company, or corporation interested in pro-
viding to Gulf County)the following:
1 6300 Jolihn Deere
4-wheel drive or Equivalent
Power shift transmission
Cab w/air
STop Beacon Light
Back Up Alarm-
Minimum 540 P.T.O.
,'r[.-rr, a re m'i'otiL I-. ipo, l r.-o 3
Li.q, a'. r d r 1, n l 1.r ,lal rn iL'. -i llver unit on
p_. Jd'l-3 *3 d ,-.i! ,i i [ i 1( .ni -A rday. .
Please indicate on the envelope that this is a
SEALED BID, the BID NUMBER, and what the BID
Is (or. .
Bids. will be received until 5:00 o'clock, p.m.,
E.D.T. September 27, 1999. at the Office of the
Clerk of Circuit Court, Gulf County Courthouse,
1000 Cecil G: Costin. Sr. Blvd.. Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456
Tr : Board ,.- e.,-r inr 1F r. (.1r "c nr, t.b
-',,T .l -Tl ,':,, r-rF r, ,*i r.ul ,_I
/s/ Benny C. Lister. Clerk
) 2tc, September 16 and 23. 1999.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER
FICTITIOUS NAME
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to Chapter
865.09 Florida *.'.-a.,,e the' undersigned intends
to register -.ih rhe O i-,..r. of Corporations,
Department of State. the fictitious trade name
under which it will be engaged in business and In
which said business is to be carried on, to-wit:
NAME TO. BE REGISTERED: Rhodes Logging &
Lumber.
MAILING ADDRESS: Post. Office 'Box ,634.
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465.
OWNER (S): Candi Rhodes.
Itc. E1ptembrr 16, 1999.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS
FEDERAL CREDIT UNION.
Plaintiff. .
vs. CASE NO. 99-162
FRANKLIN J. RARDIN
TERRIE J. ARTHUR and GULF
COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS,
Defendants.,
/
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: FRANKLIN J. RARDIN
f LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
200 Amy Circle #438
Wewahitchka. FL 32465
TERRY J. ARTHUR
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
3265 S. 3rd St., Apt. 4
Louisville, KY 40214
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a foreclosure com-
plaint on the following described property located
in.Gulf County. Florida:
Lots 40 and 41, Block 3. Unit No. 1. Rish
Addition to the City of Wewahitchka,
according to the official plat thereof on file
in the Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court
- of Gulf County. Florida.
has been filed against you and you are required to


JAIL TIME Is "PILING UP"
Sergeant James Hersey
arrested Richard W. Boddye on
Wednesday, September 8th, at
approximately 11:30 a.m. by for
unlawful accumulation. -
Boddye, 45, of Port St. Joe,
was taken into custody without
incident and transported to the
Gulf County Jail.
Boddye was again arrested for
the same charge (City Ordinance
#30-27) on the morning of
September 13th by Officers
Burch, Stephens, and Teeter.
As of being arrested on the
13th, the suspect had made no
attempt to correct the pending
problem. He was once again taken
into custody without incident and
transported to the jail.
CANNABIS, PARAPHERNALIA
POSSESSION CHARGES
Steve D. Gibson, 27, of Port
St. Joe, was arrested on
Thursday, September' "9th, at
approximately 3:00 p.m., by
Officer Chris Teeter for'posses-
sion of cannabis (less than 20
grams) and possession of drug
paraphernalia.
The cahnabis and drag para-
phernalia was found after Officer
, Teeter and Officer Burch had'
received permission to search the
residence where Gibson was stay-
ing.
NABBED ON OPEN CONTAINER
ORDINANCE
Joey M. Barbee, 31, of Port
St. Joe, was charged with, con-
sumption/possession of an open


serve a copy of your written defenses, -ll
on J. Patrick Floyd, Plaintiffs attorney
address is P. 0. Box 950. Port St. Joe, F
or before thirty (30) days from the'first pu
and file the original with the Clerk of t
either before service on Plaintiffs att
immediately thereafter; otherwise a defa
entered against you for .the relief demand
complaint or petition.
DATED this 14 day of September, 1999.
C. LERK OF CIRCUIT CO
BY: /s/ T. Knox
DEPUTY CLERK
2tc. September 16 and,23, 1999.
IN: THE COUNTY COURT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AN
GULF COUNTY
CASE NO. 98-247CC
ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS
FEDERAL CREDIT UNION.
Plaintiff,


DA'1ID'A FLTnT and wife,
!..ELUNi F' FLINT '


Defendants. .
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: MELANI P. FLINT
CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS
1605 Avenue B
Brownwood, Texas 76801
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a foreclo
plaint on the following described proper
in Gulf County, Florida:
Commence at the Southeast Corn
Section 3. Township 4 South, Ran
West, Gulf County, Florida; thenc
West 3;750.08 feet; thence run
1.125.95 feet to, the intersection
centerline of Stone Creek Road and
Avenue: thence-run South 61 degree
minutes 00 seconds East 71.45 feet
the centerline of said Stone Creek
thence continue along the center
said Stone Creek Road for a dista
150 feet: thence run South 12 degree
minutes 00 seconds. West 30 feet
South right-of-way line of said Stone
Road for a POINT OF BEGINNING
tract herein conveyed. From said Po
Beginning thence run South 77 degr
minutes 00 seconds East, 150 feet
the South right-of-way line of Stone
Road; thence run South 12 degre
minutes 00 seconds West. 432 feet
thread of Stone Mill Creek:, then
Northwesterly 150 feet. more or
meandering upstream along the thr
said Stone Mill 'Creek; thence Nor
degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds Eas
feet. more or less: to the, Pol
Beginning. ,containing 1 1/2 acres,
or less.
has been filed against you and you are r
serve a copy of your written defenses, if
on J. Patrick Floyd, plaintiffs attornn
address is P.'O. Box 950, Port St. Joe, Fli
in thirty (30) days after the first publical
notice, and file the original with the Cl
court either before service on Plaintiffs ai
immediately thereafter: otherwise a defa
entered against you for the relief deman
complaint or petition. :
DATED this 15 day of Sept., 1999.
CLERK OF CIRCUIT CO
BY: /s/ T. Knox
DEPUTY CLERK
2tc, September 16 and 23, 1999.


alcoholic beverage on city proper-
ty by Sergeant Troy Simmons.
On Thursday, September 9th,
at approximately 11:30 p.m.,
Barbee was found in possession
of two quarts of Old English 800
beer. One bottle was open and the
suspect had allegedly consumed
some of it.
KEEP THE LID ON IN PSJ!
Also on the 9th, at about the
same time, Timothy Joseph
Lewis, 36, of Port St. Joe, was
charged with possession of an
open alcoholic beverage on city,
property by Officer Norris. Lewis
was found in possession of an
open quart of Old English Beer
while at the gazebo located at
Frank Pate Park.
"LIFTING" A 12-PACK
Floyd A. Babb, 71, of Port St.
Joe, was arrested at about 4 p.m.
on Friday, September 10th, by
Officer Burch for retail theft.
Babb had allegedly taken a
12-pack of Busch beer from the
Marina Groceries store without
paying for it after he was told that
he couldn't charge it. The suspect
was taken into custody without
incident and transported to the
Gulf County Jail.
HAULED IN TWICE IN THREE DAYS
Cedrick M. Beachum, 26, of
Port. St. Joe, was arrested on
Saturday, September 11th, at.
approximately 7:40 p.m. by'
Sergeant Arendt and Officer'
Burch on an active warrant for
possession of controlled sub-
stance, possession of drug para-
phernalia, and disorderly con-
duct.


t Beachum was taken into cus-
tody and transported to the Gulf
County Jail to await first appear-
ance.
any, to it Beachum was again arrested
Florida on on the morning of 13th by Officer
publication, Deborah Holloway for felony crim-
itorey or inal mischief and burglary.
ult will be It was learned through the
ded in the officer's investigation that, on
September 5th Beachum forced
URT his way into Driesbach's
Laundromat and attempted to
open several dryers and the drink
machine to gain access to the
change boxes.
ND FOR LATE NIGHT BATTERY ARREST
Keith A. Whitehead, 33, of
Port St. Joe, was arrested on
Monday, September 13, at
approximately 11:35 p.m. by
Officers Norris and Ross 'ov.ell
for battery.



N. \Sheriffs Beat

sure corn- RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE GULF
rty located COUNTY JAIL. .
ner of Friday, September 10th-Carl
ige 10 Ard, 39, W/M, of Eastpoint, viola-
e run
North tion of community control (pos-
of the session of more than 20 grams of
ees,59 cannabis); Aaron Touchet, 23,
along W/M, of Port St. Joe, violation of
ine of probation (possession of a con-
nce of trolled substance), introduction of
ees 15
to the contraband; Troy Wood, 33, W/M,
of the of Lacy Springs, Alabama, viola-
oint of tion of parole (driving under the
ees45 influence; Demetrice Bailey, 31,
along
creek B/M, of Port St. Joe. violation of
to the probation (robbery), violation, of
.e run probation (possession of cocaine):,
r less,
ead of and Steven Shiver. 38, W/MN, of
-th 12 Altha, failure to appear (four
st, 420
nt .of counts of worthless checks).
; more
required to Saturday. September llth-
fany, toit Connie Ward. 37. W/F. of Port St.
ey, whose Joe. violation of probation (petit
orida with- ,
ion of this' thelt): Tamrmy Burrows, 29, W/F,
erk of this of Port St. Joe. aggravated domes-
ittorney or --
ult will be tic battery; Thomas Chavous, 33.
ided in the W/M, of Port St. Joe, domestic
Battery; Elizabeth Allen, 32,'W/F,
|URT of Port St. Joe, driving under the
influence; and Theresa Oglesby,
24, W/F, of Altha, driving under
the influence.,


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ARPC Board to

Hold Series of

Meetings in Area
The Apalachee Regional'
Planning Council Transportation
Disadvantaged Coordinating
Board in Gulf County will hold :
several meetings to evaluate the
request for proposals and make a
recommendation for the Commu-
nity Transportation Coordinator.

Committee Meeting:
September 28 at 10 a.m.,
eastern time; Commission
Meeting Room, Courthouse, Port
St. Joe.
Committee Meeting:
October 12 at 10 a.m., east-'
ern time; Commission Meeting
Room, Courthouse, Port St. Joe.
Transportation Disadvantaged
Coordinating Board Meeting:
October 20 at 10 a.m., east-
ern time; Commission Meeting,
Room, Courthouse, Port St. Joe.
Apalachee Regional Planning,
Council Meeting: October. 28 at
10:30 a.m., eastern time; Clarion!
Capital Hotel, Meeting Room,,
Tallahassee.
For more information, or if
you require special accommoda-
tions at the meeting because of a,
, disability or physical impairment.
contact Vanita Anderson at the
Apalachee Regional Planning
. Council at 850-674-4571.


Sunday, September 12th-
Troy Gay, 62, W/M, of Port St.
Joe. domestic violence: and John
Holden 1-1. 36. W/M, of.
Wewahitchka. disorderly intou.a- ,
tion. .


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Account Executive at

PSJ Capital City Bank
Gary Settle has joined Capital
City Bank as a, mortgage account
executive ,in Port St.. Joe. Settle
brings over five years of mortgage
experience to Capital City Bank
and Gulf County. Capital City
Bank is excited to have him in the
Port St. Joe'community.
Settle moved to Cape San
Blas in 1988. As a veteran in the
real estate and mortgage busi-
ness, he has been .originating
mortgage loans for over five years,
and previously sold real estate oni
Cape San Bias. In addition. he
was previously the owner of a real
estate title company.
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Inc., is a $1.4 billion financial ser-
vices company\ headquartered in
Tallahassee. providing traditional
deposit and credit senices. asset
management, trust, mortgage
banking, credit cards, data pro-
cessing and securities brokerage
services.
Founded in 1895,-.Capital
City Bank subsidiaries have 47
banking offices. 43 ATMs, and
nine Bank n Shop locations in 18
counties in north and' north cen'-
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GCJJC Meeting
The Gulf County Juvenile:
Justice Council will be meeting
Thursday, September 16, at. 4:00
p.m., ET, at the, Gulf County
Library, located on Highway 71 in
Port St. Joe. ,
Membership is open; the pub-
lic is welcome, and'is encouraged
to attend.
For further details and infor-
mation, please contact Don'
Washabaugh at (850) 227-7340.
Prior to the Juvenile Justice
Council meeting, the Calhoun/ .
Gulf Domestic Violence. Council
meets at 3:30 p.m. The public is
also encouraged to attend.


Local P.A. To Speak
Local Physician Assistant
Wayne Blevins of Magnolia Med-
ical Clinic in Apalachicola will
speak to the Gulf County Senior
Citizens Association Monday,
September 20, at 10:30 a.m.
Blevins will be discussing the.
cardiovascular system and. car-
diac care. Ble\ins has extensive
ex~per'png, in heart surgery. The
pullic, .is, cordially, invited to,
attend


G.C. NAACP To

Host Workshops

A free training/development-
tal workshop on "How To File and
Process EEO Complaints" will be
offered to the public on Thursday,
September 16th, at 7:00 p.m.
The local Gulf County,NAACP
branch will host several work-
shops in an effort to better the liv-
,ing conditions and eliminate
social injustice in the community.
The workshops will be held in
the room adjacent to the
Washington Gym in Port St. Joe.
The public is welcome to attend.



MBCDB Meets

The Mexico Beach
Community\ Development Board.
Inc. (CDB). \%ill hold its monthly
Board of Directors meeting on
Thursday. September 16. at 10:00
a.m.. CT. at the Mexico Beach
Civic Center. Board members are
asked to please be present.
Members of the press and,
public are urged to attend


Graceville 's 19th

Harvest Day Festival

The 19th Annual Graceville
Harvest Day Festival will be held
on Saturday, September 25th, on
the grounds of Factory Stores of
America Outlet Mall in Graceville.
A parade will begin at 9:00 _
a m. and festivities will kick off -
immediately following the parade.
Food and craft booths will be on
hand as well as lots of fun and
games for the, kids.
Southern gospel groups The
Gann Brothers and Resting Place
will be performing along with the
contemporary Christian group
Prodigal and the 98th Army Band.
If you, your church, or organi-
zati6n would like to rent a booth
call the OraceviJle Area Chamber
of Commerce at 850-263-4289.
Parade slots are alsoavailable.


Benefit Dance
There will be a benefit dance
for the Port St. Joe Little League
Football Cheerleader Squads on
Saturday, September 18, from
8:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
The'dance will be held at the.
Centennial Building in Port St.
Joe Admission is S2.00. The.
dance will be open for ages eight
through 12.


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Two Gulf County Students Receive Housing


'99 Lady Gators Varsity Volleyball Team
Bottom row, from left to right, are Renee Ardire, Kimberly
McMilliam, Eabula Nesi, Jennifer Williams, and Lyndsay Carter.
Standing (I to r) are Christi Finch, Adrian Jackson. Jessica
Breman, Teresa Jackson, Cortne Hoover, Ashley Hysmith., and
Coach Nicki Holley.


Boyd to Host Military
Academy Day on Oct. 2
On Saturday, October 2,
Congressman, Allen Boyd (D-
North Florida) will be hosting an
open house* for high school
juniors and seniors who are inter-
ested in attending one of the U.S.
military academies.'
The event will give students
the opportunity to learn more
about the application process and
to meet with representatives of
each academy and the ROTC
units of Florida State, University
and Florida A&M University.







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Food Store
& Discount quors
(850) 227-1897
2,Fax 227-3800
24Y11 Highway C-30
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Owners
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Head Start is a Federal p ro -
gram that serves low -
income preschool children
and their families. North
Florida Head Start operates
in the allowing counties:
Gulf, Calhoun, Liberty,
Wakiilla, and Miadison \ith
Early Head Start in Gulf
County.

We are currently accept-
ing applications for the
1999-2000 school year.

You may pick up an
application at the follow-
ing locations within the
counties listed above:
Department of Children.
& Families
Health Department
Public Library

To receive an application
by mail, please contact
Vince Addison at the fol-
lowing telephone number
if you have any questions
(850) 639-5080, et. 13.


As. part ; of the application
process, students are required to
have a congressional, nomination
submitted on their behalfs.
Representatives of Senator Mack
and Senator Graham's offices will.
also. be' at, the event. Parents are
encouraged to attend.
Academy Day will be held at
the rotunda on the plaza level of
the State Capitol in Tallthassee,
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 nooni, ET, on
October 2.


Scholarships at Florida State University
The Southern Scholarship' ship skills. ble students. program or to request
Foundation has awarded rent-free, The Southern Scholarship General program information tion call (800) 253-2
housing scholarships to two stu- Foundation encourages individu- or an application can be obtained request to .(850) 22
dents from Gulf County, Audrey als, businesses and civic clubs in by visiting their website at write the Southern
Franklin and Timothy Hatcher. the Gulf County area to join them www.scholarships.org/ssf/. For Foundation at 322 Sti
Audrey and Timothy will be in recruiting and sponsoring eligi- more information about SSF's Tallahassee, Florida


attending Fridua tate
University.
The Southern Scholarship
Foundations (SSF) awards hous-
ing scholarships to high school
seniors, community college trans-
fer students and- college ,students
who demonstrate academic merit,
high personal motivation and
character and financial need. SSF
owns and operates twenty-five
scholarship houses at Florida
State University, the University of
Florida, Florida A&M University
and Bethune-Cookman College.
For the Fall 1999 semester 437
students have received rent-free
housing scholarships.
SSF was established over 47
years ago to help deserving stu-
dents gain a college education by
providing rent-free housing. SSF
has helped more than 6,000 stu-
dents achieve a college education.
The average savings for an SSF
student per year is $6,200. In
addition to financial assistance,
Southern Scholarship provides a
cooperative living environment for
students to learn valuable leader-


t an applica- ,,
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22-6750, or.
Scholarship
adium Drive,
32304.


The Little League football
action each week now has the
added attraction of cheerlead-
ers to promote their team's
spirit and determination on the
field.
Shown above are some of
Port St. Joe's youngest cheer-
leaders as they are taught rou-
tines.
See them in action next
Tuesday evening behind the
high school.


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'99 Lady Sharks Varsity Volleyball Team
Standing from left are Evette Gant, Amber Davis, Amanda,
Marquardt. Neikole Royster, Courtney Lenox, Julie Lanford, and
SBonnie Belin. Coach Melissa Ramsey is kneeling in front of the
squad. .' .


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September 18. St. Vincent Island
will again be one of the clean-up
sites in Franklin County.
Volunteers who participate in the
cfean-up of St. Vincent Island's
Beach will be given a tour of the
Island after the clean-up.
Because of limited space,
reservations ,are "required.
Volunteers interested in partici-
pating can contact St. Vincent
National Wildlife Refuge, P. O. Box
447, Apalachicola, FL 32329 or
call (850) 653-8808.,
Their mission is working with
others to conserve, protect, and
enhance fish, wildlife, and plants
and their habitats for the continu-
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News For the Week
Submitted by PSJHSIWHS Cadets
Although school has only.
been underway for five weeks
now, the NJROTC unit has been
steadily at work. We have just
recently made a trip to Wakulla
Springs for water survival train-
ing, had a. car wash. and had a,,
cook-out featuring a parents
against cadets softball game.
On Saturday, September 4,
we held a car wash at the Shell
station in Port St. Joe. We had a
great turn-out with both cadet
and the community participation.
We will be having another car-
wash on Saturday, September 25,
so please come by and let us wash
your car. It will be greatly appreci-
ated by the corps of cadets. We
would like to extend "a special,
thank you to the employees of the
Shell station for allowing us to
use their parking lot for the car
washes.
This past Saturday, Septem-
'A ber 11, we had a cook-out at
Beacon Hill Park..The day con-
sisted of a cadets versus parents
softball game and several volley-
ball games between the cadets.:_
The outcome of the, softball game
was somewhat surprising as the
parents won with a final score of
six to four.
We also had a great lunch
consisting of hamburgers, hot,
dogs, and plenty of covered dish-,
es. We would like to extend a
"thank you" to all of the parents
for bringing covered dishes, and a,
special thanks to Bo Butler for',
preparing our .hamburgers 'and
hot dogs.
Well, that's all we have going
on in the unit for now so until
next week.. SEMPER FItll
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NOTICE OF

BUDGET HEARING


The City of Wewahitchka has

tentatively adopted a budget for

Fiscal Year 1999/2000. A public

hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on

the budget AND TAXES will be held on

September 21, 1999 at 6:30 P.M. (CT)

at

Wewahitchka City Hall
117 E. Second Street
Wewahitchka, Florida
Publish September 16, 1999


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BUDGET SUMMARY

ClTY OF WEWAHITCHKA

FY 1999-2000


ESTIMATED REVENUES'


GENERAL FUND


TAXES .
Ad Valor6f Taxes 2.11 mills ..... ....................... ....... $ 59,486.00
Utility Taxes ........... ......... ............................. $131,269.00
Franchise Taxes .;..............................................,. $ 9,541.00
Licenses & Permits .......................... ....................... $ 5,500.00
State Shared Revenue ..... ............... ....... ......... $108,205.00
Other Local Unit Revenues ............................... ........ $ 22,995.00
Other Revenues .............................. ...... $ '45,589.00
TOTAL REVENUES .... $382,585.00
Less 5% ,. .......................................................: ....... $ 19,130.00
Cash Carry Forward ................................,,.....:........ $117,427.00
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES $480,882;00,

EXPENDITURES I EXPENSES
Administration and Finance .......................................... $164,097.00
Police Department ............................. $ 29,803.00
Fire Departm ent .............................. .................. ..... $ 29,450.00
Streets .............. ....... ....................... ".:... $190,682.00
Health and Welfare ......... ........... ... $ 19,920.00
Parks and Recreation ............................... ............. $ 42,860.00
TOTAL' EXPENDITURES / EXPENSES $476,812.00
Reserves .................................... ............................... $ 4,070.00
TOTAL APPROPRIATED
EXPENSES AND RESERVES $480,882.00
TOTAL BUDGET
FY 1999-2000
TOTAL GENERAL FUND $480,882.00
TOTAL WATER AND SEWER $491,153.00
TOTAL JEHU $ 340.00
TOTAL BUCKHORN ....... $ 15,000.00
TOTAL $987,375.00
THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE
OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.
Publish September 16, 1999


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In Tuesday night's little
league football action, the Port St.
Joe Jaguars met the Apalachicola
Sharks in Port St. Joe with the
Sharks winning 19-0. After trail-
ing 13-0 at half time, the Jaguars
improved on both offense and
defense in their second game of
the season and their record now
stands at 1-1.
Cheerleaders were a welcome
addition to the game. Next week is
a big week and the league invites,
all to come sde the Jaguars versus
Dolphins on Tuesday, September
21, at 6:30 at the field'.behind Port.
St. Joe Middlecfi63ol
Meet the Jaguar, Dolphin.
,) and Buccaneer players-free
admission and free autographs.
The concession stand will be open
to serve dinner and snacks.
At 8:00 next Tuesday, the
second game of the doubleheader
will be played with the 11 and 12
year olds-the Buccaneers going
.against the Eastpoint Tigers on
the same field behind the school.

There were no losers, leaving
the Carrabelle High School stadi-
um after Tuesday night's game
between the PSJ Dolphins and
the Carrabelle Panthers. Howevert
when the clock ran down, the,
scoreboard showed-Visitors 22,
Hope 24.
The game opened with a first
quarter consuming drive by the
PaAthers that resulted in the first
scczre of the night, early in the
second quarter. followed by a suc-
cessful extra point run conversion
to |nake the score eight to zero.
The Dolphins responded with-
a twvo-play. 80 yard drive, with the
Dolphin halfback scoring on a
thillling 55 yard run around the
right side. The Dolphins' quarter-
back then converted two extra
points with a run.
Next, a great defensive stand


'stalled the Panthers who turned
the ball over on downs to the
Dolphins with less than two min-
utes left in the first half.
Following two powerful up-,
the-middle runs by the fullback,
the Dolphins' halfback ran
around the left side of a strong
front line, resulting in a score just
before halftime. With no time left
on the clock, the extra point con-
version fell incomplete in the end
zone.
On the Dolphins' second half
opening drive, the Panthers recov-,
ered a, fumble inside the 20 yard,
line and scored five plays.later.
Then, they converted on a strong
run to take a 16 to 14 lead.-
On the Dolphins' next posses-
sion, with the starting quarter-
back injured, the second string
halfback picked his way .through
perfect blocking and scored on a .
.15 yard run. Two extra points fol-'
lowed a successful quarterback:
run on the conversion try.
Defense burned the rest of
the third quarter and much of the'
fourth, with the Panthers trying to
drive, but losing possession due'
'to pressure, blitzing defense by,
the Dolphins. Three plays netted
no gain for the Dolphins and on
fourth down they punted,
On the punt, coverage broke
down on the right defensive side'
and the Panthers scored on'the'
run back. A herd of Panthers
bulled forward to convert the
extra 'point, bringing the score to
24 to 22.
With less than four minutes
left, the Dolphins drove the length
of the field, running out of the
shotgun formation for the first
time. With the ball on the 10 yard
line and time running out, the:
quarterback took the long snap.
moved left and the ball fumbledto
the ground. The Panthers recov-.
ered and secured the 24 to '22
win.


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-, Outdoors in the

Panhandle
by Gene Childs
Florida Outdoor Wnters' Association


First and foremost in the out-
door news this week Is- Floyd, a
monstrous category "4" hurricane
that-has the potential to produce
catastrophic conditions through-
out the entire southeastern United
States.
Times like these should serve
as q, reminder to stay prepared.
Whetl one comes our way, we
should not add to the confusion
with last minute panic shopping.
Staykprepared.
Fresh water fishing has bene-
fitted from the slightly cooler tem-
peratures lately. Shellcrackers are
still bedding, and Jack Wingate
says on Seminole some of the
'crackers are three pounds and
look' like bass bedding they're so
big. .
'Joe Hasty from Shiner Diner
on the Dead Lakes also reports
excellent fishing. Hasty says, in
fact, there's more fish than water.
Thefish are in deep holes and have
j eaten up the available bait. About
any bait fished in these holes gets
bit.
Hasty also says the crappie
are biting well in these same holes.
A worm on one pole and a minnow
on another can produce a bream
and a crappie double in every hole.
The red tide continues to
plague the Panhandle. Panama
City, especially the St. Andrews
Bay area. has been hit hard lately.
Our immediate area has improved
some. but its effects have contin-
ued to make fishing difficult.


SReports of a slight increase in
Spanish catches along the beaches
are encouraging. Some anglers off-
shore are finding pockets of clean
water, and these are hiding lots of:
hungry fish.
Several boats found some of
these pockets around the Air Force
tower and the LST this weekend
and all caught limits of nice kings
and some Spanish up to six
pounds, but the water changed
Monday and the bite stopped.
Finding clean water free of red tide
is. the key to mackerel fishing.
Offshore bottom fishing is still
the most dependable trip around;
Snappers, grouper, and a few trig-
gerfish continue to reward anglers
who venture, offshore. One small
plus to the expected weather from
Hurricane Floyd is that the storm
could help end the red tide.
Saturday, September 18th. is
the 1999 Coastal Clean-Up Day.
Volunteers throughout our area
.will scour our beaches and bays in
an effort to keep our beaches some
of the cleanest in the world. Local
contacts are Barbara Eells.at 647-
8238 or Paula Boone at 647-5031.
St. Vincent Island will also
host volunteers for a day on the
island. After the clean-up, National
Wildlife personnel will conduct a
free tour of the Island. Because of
limited space, reservations are
required. Info is available at (850)
653-8808. Get involved and give a
little bit back.


Port St. Joe native Nichole
Wilder takes pride in playing a
part in the coaching development
of a talented area gymnast who
trains at Trousdell Gymnastics
Center. Wilder is Curley's balance
beam coach.'
Madelyn Curley, 17, of
Tallahassee. finished fourth at the
U.S. Challenge earning a berth in
Co the Natipnal Elite GymFest held
recently in Rochester. New York.
She became a top qualifier for
t the Challenge after testing by LiSA
Gymnastics a few months ago..
Curley won the GymFest title


Chris White (15) runs the ball for the Gators as they defeat
Carrabelle this past Friday evening.


Gators Blank


Carrabelle, 28-0


The Wewahitchka Gators
totally ,dominated Carrabelle on
both sides of the football- hold-
ing the Panthers to zero yardss
rushing and 26 yards total
offense while scoring 28 unan-
swered points.
"Our' kids played real hard,"
saidjhead coach Grant Grantham.
"We played extremely well on
defense allowing only 26 total
yards of offense. Our offensive'
and defensive lines dominated
Carrabelle throughout the game."
Two Gator drives were
stopped deep in Carrabelle terri-
tory on Wewahitchka's first pos-
sessions of the game. But as time
expired in the first quarter, the
Gator defensive unit blocked a
Panther punt attempt out of their
own end zone to score two points
off a safety. Myron Vann was
credited with the blocked punt.
The Gators struck again late
in the first half capping off a 12
play 58 yard'&scoring drive with a:
four yard scoring runn by quarter-
back Brandon Jones on a keeper
up the middle. Myron Vann, Chris
White, Harold Williams, Derrick
Williams. Joe Green, Ryan Baker
and Jones were among the eight
Gator offensive backs who con-
tributed yardage during the scor-
ing drive. Wewa's extra point con-
version attempt failed -and the
Gators carried a 8-0 lead into the
half.
"Brandon Johes showed a lot
of guts out there Friday night
playing sick," added Grantham.
The Gators ended that lead",
to 15-0 orntheir first possession of
the second half. Harold Williams
bulled over from the two yard line
and Justin Miller split the
\ uprights on the extra point kick.
From that point forward,
most everything the Gators tried
went their way. Wewahitchka
scored on its next two offensive
possessions making it 22-0 after a
four yard touchdown run by Joe
Green and 28-0' following a 13
yard run by P.J. Addison. '
The Gators used eight offen-
sive backs to reel off 350 yards.
rushing and were led by Joe
Green with 90 yards on 14 car-
ries. Harold Williams followed'
with ,18 carries for 70 yards.
Myron Vann had seven carries for
53 yards, Chris White picked up
42 yards, on eight carries, Ryan
Baker gained 40 yards on seven'
carries, P.J. Addison had two car-
ries for 28 yards, Brandon Jones
carried the ball two times for 19
yards and : Derrick Williams
picked up eight yards on one
Scarry.
Quarterback Brandon Jones
completed two of four passes for
27 yards and threw one intercep-
tion. Bradley Shavers had one
catch for 19 yards and Harold'
Williams picked up eight yards on
one catch;
"We rushed the ball well. 'We


finally got the fullbacks iivolved.
they had 32 carries for 160
yards," said Granthamn. *
Myron Vann led Wewahitchka'
on defense with seven tackles and
.Justin Miller followed with five.
S "We are open this week, but
come back next week to face, a
pretty good Blountstowvn team.
We will have to play one of our,
better games to beat them," con-
cluded Grantham. '
Score by "Quarters'


SWewa
Carr.


2 6 7 13 28
0 0 0 0 0
STATISTICS


/
First Downs
Rushes/Yds. 5
Passing Yards
Total Yards
Passes
Fumbles/Lost
SPenalties/Yards
Punts


WEWA
22
59/350
27>
377
2/4/1
2/0
5/40
0/0o


CARR
2
20/0
26
26
5/8/0
2/0
3/15
5/31


PSJ Under 12
Coed Soccer
Teams Wins
The Port St. Joe under 12.
coed soccer team won a hard
fought game Monday night
against a Panama City Boys team
at Harders Field. Led by an out-
standing defensive effort by
goalie, Matthew Nolan, defenders
Cory Owens. Brittany Kr6pp. and
Nicole Forc[, and midfielder Kevin
Quaranta, Port 'St. Joe held off
wave"'^fte'r wave bf determined
Panama City attackers.
Leland Ray and Micah
Ashcraft provided the scoring
punch. Elizabeth Gibson,
Elizabeth Kilbourn. Amelia
Brockman, and Conner Johnson
ably handled midfield and transi-
tion action.
Brittany Miller, "in' only her
second soccer game ever,
harassed Panama City players all
over the field. Paige Stafford,
under the weather for -this game,
provided bench support, .Head,
coach Betty Curry said after the
game that this was the team's
best effort yet.


Volunteers Wanted
Port St. Joe Middle School is
looking for volunteers for the'
1999-2000 school year. They are
looking for people who can 'give at
least' one hour a week.
The benefits (smile, 'thanks,
appreciation) are great! If you' are
interested in volunteering, please
attend the orientation on
Tuesday, September 21,: from
9:00 until 9:30, in the conference"
room (front office)'.
For more information, please
call Juanise Williams 227-3211.


TETRPRSJO FL H qA,=LSEPTEMBER 16.t1999


with an all-around score of
35.625 based on individual event
scores in the vault, bars, beams,
and floor exercise. The gymnast
placed first in beam at nationals.
With this great finish, she
became the first gymnast from the
center to win an elite title in the
50-year history., of the city-operat-
ed program.
Also, through her perfor-
mance, Curley qualified for the
National Elite training team. She
will join her teammates for four
days of training in November at
Bela Karolyi's ranch in Houston.
Texas.


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GRIDIRON ACTION ...
Thurs Sept,16 @ 6:00 CT ...... WM5 Junior Varsity at Apalachicola
Thurs .Sept. 16 @ 7:00 ET P5JM5 Junior Varsity hosts Florida High
Thurs., Sept. 16 .. .. . . . P JM5 OPE
Fri., Sept. 17 @ 7:30 ET f,.T .. P5JM5 Varsity hosts Liberty County
Frli., Sept. 17 . E. ..... . WH5 'Varsity.- OPEN
Tues., ept. 21, 6:30 ET . . .P5J Jaguars vs. P5J Dolphins
Tues., Sept. 21, 8:00 ET . P5J Buccaneers host Eastpoint Tigers
Tues., Sept. 21 @ 4:530 ET . . .. P5JM5 7th Grade at Chipley
Thurs., Sept., 2 .... ........ PSJHS Junior Varsity OPEM
Thurs., .ept. 23 @ 6:00 ET ... PSJM 8th Grade at'Freeport
Thurs., Sept. 23 @ 6:00 CT WH5 Junior Varsity hosts Chattahoochee
Fri.' Sept. 24 @ 7:00 CT T .. . WHS Varsrty hosts Blountstown
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Thurs., Sept. 16 @ 4:00 ET . . . P5JMS hosts Carrabelle
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Mon., Sept. 20 @ 4:50 CT. .. . WS JV/V at Port 5t. Joe
Mon., Sept. 20 @ 5:30/6:50 ET P5JM5 JV/V hosts Wewahitchka
Tues., Sept 21' @ 3.50 ET . PSJMS Purple vs. White
Tues ept 21 @ 6-00/ 00 ET .. P5JH5 JV/V at Blountstown
Thurs Sept. 23 @ 5.00 ET .. . P5JM5 at Wewahitchka
Thurs., Sept 23 @ 5 00/6:00 ET ........ PSJH5 JV/V hosts Mosley.
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5at., Sept 18 5JM5 at Mananna Invitational in Marianna
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nated for the sixth annual
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Award, announced Principal
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Clay Smallwood, son of DeEt-
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grade point average and partici-
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including work with inner-city
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and participates in varsity cross
country, basketball, softball, and
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including canned food drives and
"Pick An Angel" project for Christ-
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Entries will be evaluated to
narrow the field to 1,020 state
award finalists, then to 102 state
award winners, and then to 12
national finalists. Each finalist
will be invited to New York City to
participate in the Heisman Memo-
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Johnson have achieved a tremen-
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their involvement in academics,
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The Port St. Joe Sharks bat-
tled the Florida High Seminoles
throughout Friday night's grid-
iron action, but the Seminoles
sealed a 14-12 victory when they
picked off a Brett Jeffcoat pass
intended for Kyron Bailey in the
end zone with 2:27 left in the
game.
"Our intensity level was a lot
better this week than last week
against Navarre,"' said head coach
Chuck Gannon. "We were hitting
from the first play to the end of
the game, but our execution was
not as good as it needs to be- we


weren't consistent."
The Seminoles took the open-
ing kickoff of the game and drove
68 yards in 11 plays with the help
of two 15 yard penalties, a per-
sonal foul and an unsportsman-
like conduct, against the Sharks
to take a 6-0 lead on a two yard
touchdown run. Port St. Joe's
Jacob Tankersley blocked Florida
High's extra point attempt with
5:56 left in the first quarter.
The Sharks recovered a fum-
ble on a Seminole punt return on
the Florida High 25 yard line with


Shark quarterback Brett Jeffcoat (#8) throws a pass in Friday
night's game as a Seminole defensive lineman rushes in.


Smallwood Leads
PSJ Golfers To a 1st
and 2nd Place Finish
Clay Smallwood. led Shark
golfers to victory over an R.F.
Munroe team from Quincy last
Tuesday at St. Joseph's Bay
Country Club.
Smallwood was low medalist
as the Shark team recorded a 186
to 201 victory. Sgmallwood fired a
40 for the best nine hole score of
the day. Other Sharks who scored
were: Ryan Harmon 48, Andy
Shoaf 49, 'Bryan Thomas 49,and
Jeffery Faircloth 58.
On Thursday, the golfers jour-
neyed to Quincy Country Club to
battle R.F. Munroe and Florida
High from Tallahassee. In a rain
drenched contest the Sharks
came in second.'
Clay again led the St. Joe
team carding a nine hole, score of
43. Other scorers were Andy
Shoaf 47, Ryan Harmon 49, Kevin
Conoley 49, Bryan. Thomas 53
,and Ben Ashcraft 59.
This week the Sharks travel to
Panama City Country Club to do
battle with teams from Bay,
Mosley and Rutherford high
schools.


Clay Smallwood


Supplemental Wildlife Feeding Workshop Set


Farmers, 'landowners, hunt-
ers and others interested in
attracting white-tail deer and wild
turkeys to their property may
want to consider attending a sup-
plemental wildlife feeding work--
shop on Friday. September 17. In
Crestview.
The workshop is scheduled
from 6 until 9 p.m. at the
Okaloosa 'County Extension
Service Agricultural Center on Old
Bethel Road.
The workshop will be divided
into three sessions and will
include soil analysis and soil sam-


pling by personnel from the
Okaloosa County Extension
Service, white-tail deer manage-.
ment by the Florida Fish and,
Wildlife Conservation Commission
(FWC), and use of food plots by
wildlife biologists from Eglin's.
natural resources section
In addition to wildlife .biolo-
gists. FWC wildlife officers will be
on hand to answer questions.
Also. several area feed and seed
stores \\ill be represented and dis-
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-12 by Sc
3:58 left in the first half of play.
Quarterback Brett Jeffcoat con-
nected with Dexter Gant on a fade
route with :38 seconds left on the
clock for a three yard touchdown
to tie the game at 6-6.
The SeminoleS went to the air
hoping for a big play before half-
time. The 'Noles' quarterback
scramble with time expired on the
clock and tossed the football up
for grabs-Jeffcoat came down
with the jump ball for the Sharks
and returned it 63 yards for a 12-
6 Port St. Joe lead at the half.
The Sharks fumbled the pitch
on an option attempt with 6:40
left in the third quarter-the
Seminoles recovered the fumble
on the Port St. Joe three yard line.
Florida High tied the game at 12-
12 two plays later on a one yard
touchdown run. and added the
two-point conversion on a three
yard run for a 14-12 lead with
5:54 left tinthe third quarter.
"We wanted to be around
going into the fourth quarter, and
we were. But we didn't execute
when we had the chance." added
coach Gannon.
Quarterback Seneca Cham-
bers led the Sharks' ground game.
with 58 yards on eight carries.
Koran Peters 'added 26 yards on.
10 carries. Ryan Stephens. had
five carries for 25 yards, Brettf
Jeffcoat picked up 15 yards on
three carries and Reggie Qui nn
had 14 yards on three carries.
Peters was ejected from the
game during the third,: quarter
and will miss 'this week's district
matchup with Liberty County.
Quarterback Brett Jeffcoati
completed three of eight passes
for 13 yards, one touchdown and
threw two interceptions. Seneca
Chambers completed one of two
passes for six yards. Dexter Gant
had twb receptions 'for 13 yards
and a touchdown, and Koran:
Peters had also had two catches
for six yards:. ,
Jacob Tankersley. led the
Shark defense with -12 tackles
and a blocked extra point. Ryan,
Stephens followed with nine tack-
les, and Seneca Chambers added
eight tackles.


Score by Quarters
Fl. High 6 0 8 0
Sharks 0 12 0 O
STATISTICS
PSiJ


First Downs
Rushes/Yds,
Passing Yards
Total Yards


12
29/13
- ,i ;


4


- 14
- 12

FHS
14
-5/187
58
245


minoles
Passes 4/10/2 4/9/1
Fumbles/Lost 4/1 2/2
Penalties/Yards 5/42 6/63
Punts 5/19 2/24

"/ tfee eate Week"


WEWAmHTCHKA FOOTBALL
The Entire Gator Defense is
saluted by its coaching staff
for a great performance it
delivered In Friday night's
28-0 shut-out of the
Carrabelle Panthers. The
defensive squad allowed "O0
yards rushing and only 26
yards in total offense on the
night.
PORT ST. JOE BoYS' GOLF
Clay Smallwood was the low
medalist this week with a 40
on nine holes in Tuesday's 186
to 201 victory over R. F.
Munroe. Smallwood also shot
a 43 in Thursday's match-up
against Munroe and Florida
High.
PORT ST. JOE FOOTBALL
Jacob Tankersley. Inside line-
backer for the Sharks. had six
solo tackles, six assists, and
blocked an extra point for St.
Joe's defense in last Friday's
close match-up with Florida
High.
WEIWAHITCHKA CROSS COUNTRY
Fritz Stoppelbein, Is an
eighth grader who has worked
hard to become the most
improved athlete on the team.
with a time of 21:40 in his first
year of cross country running.
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55 Alive/Mature Driving Course In Wewahitchka


Wewahitchka State Bank is
sponsoring an A.A.R.P. 55
Alive/Mature Driving Program.
The program is a driver refresher
and an educational course for all
drivers 50 years of age and older.
Every driver aged 50 and over
really should take this course.
SThere is nothing to lose but a lit-
tlie time, with an awful lot to gain.
'There are no examinations, no
driving tests, and no chance of
losing your license.
This highly effective, driver's
refresher course, approved by the
state and federal governments,
will be held at the Wewahitchka,
State Bank Main Office. located at
125 Highway 71 N.in
Wewahitchka, on Tuesday and
Wednesday, September 21st and
22nd, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00
p.m. ET.
To cover some of the expens-
es, a fee. of $8.00 per person,
preferably in the form of a check
,made out to A.A.R.P., will be col-
lected.
The' purpose of the 55
Alive/Mature Driving Course is to
J reduce traffic accidents, violations
and fatalities for senior citizens
and their loved ones. They.want to
-show senior drivers how' to 'cope


with the age-related physical
changes we are all faced with, and
how to become more aware of,
and handle, hazardous road and
weather conditions.
They will cover the new laws,
highway signs and road mark-
ings, and the safety aspect of dri-
ving, and ways to handle the dan-
gers of alcohol, medications, and
the two in combination. Also cov-
ered will be ways to avoid the
Criminal whilengetting into, out of,
'and while driving a car. These are
just a few of the topics discussed,
-plus much,' much more.
Classes will be presented in
two four-hour sessions over a
two-day period, instructed by a
fully trained AARP volunteer.
Upon completion of the course, a
certificate will be issued to each
participant, that probably will give
the certified person a discount on
their auto insurance. These cer-
tificates are good for three years,
then the course' must be taken
again.
Again, "Who needs this
course?" According to all govern-
ent and insurance company
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since space is limited. Call
Carolyn Husband at (850) 639-
2222. Walk-ins are welcome (if
class is not filled).


Gospel Auction Will


Benefit Covenant House


Gospel Express Ministries of
North Florida, located at the
Jackson County Agricultural.
Center on Highway 90' West in
Marianna, will be hosting a bene-
fit auction on Saturday,,
September 18th.
Starting at 9:30 a.mi., CT, the
auction sale will begin. Items to be
sold include quality Amiish and
Mennonite made indoor and out-
door furniture, Amish made quilts
and wall hangings, and many
more items too numerous to men-.
tion.
From 11:00 a.m. until 2:00
p.m., bar-b-que chicken will be
sold.
Proceeds will be used to help

Project Graduation
2000 Planning Session
Parents of this year's WHS
graduating class are encouraged
to attend the next planning ses-
sion for Project Graduation. The
meeting will be held in the Wewa
High School Commons Area on
Monday, September 20. Selection
of activities for celebration, loca-
tions and possible fund raisers
will be discussed. While gradua-
tion is months away, It Is impera-
tive planning begin now. All par-
ents are encouraged to attend.
The seniors and their parents
would like to thank those area
merchants who agree to display
spare change collection cans in
their shops and stores.
Customers are encouraged to
donate their spare change as they
conduct transactions. The dona-
tion of SPARE change may SPARE
the life of a graduate by helping to
provide a drug and alcohol free
celebration. The generosity of the
community is very appreciated.


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Meet the spiritual and physical
needs of hurting people in the
'North Florida area. Two of the
ministries that these proceeds will
go to are following.
Chaplin Walter Helmuth has
ministered in two area prisons for
the past two years. He is.dedicat-
ed and enjoys the work very
much. The state chaplains who
have his assistance are very
t appreciative of his presence. Your
A support will allow them to contin-
ue this service to the chaplains.
.? Also, the Covenant House,
i,".located' in southern Calhoun
' County, which offers a place of
refuge for individuals who are in
need of housing and desire a
Christian environment will behe-
li t.
For more information call:
Walter Helmuth at (850) 674-
1820; Marlin Ebersole .at (850)'
674-2757; Jonah Bontrager at
(850) 674-5104; or Merrill
Detweiler at (850) 562-5033.


25 Years Of Service
Stuart Shoaf, president of St. Joe Natural Gas, and the com-
pany's Board of Directors took an opportunity to thank Dorthey
Williams for her 25 years of dedicated service last Saturday at
Butler's Restaurant. Dot began her employment with the firm on
September 3, 1974. She was honored with a dinner and was lat-
er presented with a plaque and a gift.
All the employees of the gas company, as well as her husband
Glen, were there to acknowledge her dedication to the company.
St. Joe Natural Gas Company's board, president, and employees
hope that Dot will have many more years of service with them.
Pictured above is Stuart Shoaf presenting Dot Williams with
a plaque for 25 years of service.


Jay Kyzar, Raymond Messick, Neil Barganier, A.J. Barganier,
Danny Rowell, and Tommy Odom reeled in this fine collection of
fikh from the Gulf waters on August 21st aboard the "Never
Enough" with the guidance of Captain Bobby Guilford and mate
Frank Chany.

This Week's Fishing Report
For September 5th to 12th ..
The weather is. still hot. Hurricane Floyd is churning our way and
putting a bad east wind on the Gulf of Mexico. The red tide is sneaking
around in the gulf, but the fish are biting as good as ever.
The kings are still in the deeper water as the water temperature is
still warm. That should change in the next few days. Offshore bottom
fishing is producing good catches of scamp, grouper, and amberjack. You
can still catch your limit of two red snapper on the nearshore wrecks and
reef balls. They must be 18" long.
The redfish will eat all your bait while you are trying to catch one
small enough to keep and the pompano provided some good action on the
beach last week. Look for the birds and catch your limit of Spanish, both
in the bay and outside St. Joe Peninsula.
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PAGE 2B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1999


3 Sunday School Revival at First Baptist Church


St. James to Host Borg Famil
The Borg Family will be in There will be a covered
concert at the St. James' dinner beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Episcopal Church in Port St. Joe the musical presentation
on Sunday, September-19. began at 7:00 p.m. E.T.


Come Find Out What All the Excitement Is at 2247 Hwy.
(1/10 mile north of Oi'ci sheet Road)


The Church of Christ
in Wewahitchka wants to make a difference in your lif
Sunday School ............................. 9 a.m. CDT
Worship Service ... ... . . 10 a.m. CDT
'Wednesday Bible Study . ..... .' ...... ..7 p.m. CDT


S ,Come and Be Blessed! ,
Fellowship Church of Praise
302 Martin Luther King Blvd. Port St. Joe
Sunday School .............. .......................... .........1.. 0 a.m.'
M morning Service ................................................. 1 1 a.m .
Tuesday Bible Study ............................................ 7 p.m.
Thursday Praise & W orship .............................. .... 7 p.m.
"GOD CAN DO YOU GOOD!
ROSA L. GARLAND, pastor ,


FIRST PRESBYTERIAN
CHURCH c i
- CI-I*i i R I 1 I S;xleenth Street'
!5"Sixteenth Street 227-1756
Sunday Worship ....... 10 a.m. < "
Adult School ......... 11 a.m. C 3


*Sunday School
*Young Children
*Nursery Available
Pastor Rev. J. Reid Cawmroqk


H.gh..'oy


S irst Baptist CiurcA >

102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
,. Allen'\ielboo r Buddy Caswell '
SPastor Minister of Music & Y"uth
SSunday.Sch.ool ....- .... ....... 9:45 am
Worship Service .. .. ......... 11:00 am
.., Disciple Training ....' ... .. .. ... 6:00 pm
l --^ Evening. Worship.... .... ..... .. ... 7:00 pm
\,ednesda ro? or rmeering ....... 7:00 pm
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" "

-------------Teaching the Truth of God'sWord

FAITH :IBSLE CHURCH
801 20th Street Port St. Joe 229-6707
R.ev. Bill Taylor, Pastor:, ,
Sunday School .. .. q:.. 10:006 a.m.
SMorning. Service .......... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Service . . 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ..7:00 p.m.
S Home of eVAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 0 .'


Constitution and Monument
PortSt. Joe


FIRST UNITED METHODIST, CHURCH


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

(850) 227-1724 '
Rev. Jesse Evans Robert E. Dox
PASTOR Choir Direc


Methodist Youth
Fellowship . . . 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship .. .... 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.'
wns, Jr. Di'ana Sealey
actor Youth & Children's Director


liace Baptist Churc
, ,BUT TM05E WhO HOPE IN TME LORD WILL
RENEW THEIR 5TREMhTM. TMEY .WILL 5OAIR Ol. .'.
WIN5G LIKE EALE5 15AIAM 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
SChurch: 227-1180 http://www.graceeagles.org


First Baptist Church and pas-
tor Allen Welborn are pleased to
announce that "Mr. Sunday
School" Evangelist Leon Kilbreth
will be leading the church and
community in. a Sunday Sch6ol
Revival, September 19-22. The
meetings will begin with Bro.
Kilbreth teaching a "Giant Adult
Bible Class" on this Sunday
morning at 9:30 a.m. and preach-
ing for the 11:00 a.m. worship
hour. 'The discipleship training
hour will be used ,to continue the
training for all who attend at 6:00
p.m.
The services will begin each
evening at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday
through Wednesday. "No 'one in
the world knows Baptists and
Sunday School better than Bro.
Leon Kilbreth," says pastor Allen
Welborn.
Brother Kilbreth says, "In all
my years of experience I have
never seen anything touch 'a
y church. or associations like a
S Sunday School' Revival!" The hand
dish and power of God has been upoh
and me to lead this ministry."
will Brother Leon continues, "You
might be interested in the results.
I have been on the road now for 26
'' years. I've served the Lord for 58
7,1 years, every day, every we6k,
S' every month and every year and
I'm Not Finished Yetl"
All churches and people are
invited to come and experience
this time of instruction and
S refreshing for yourselves. They
e. pray God will send a great revival
to Port St. Joe.


Abe Springs Old
Fashioned Gospel Sing,
Abe Springs Baptist Church
will be hosting an old fashioned.
gospel sing ,on Saturday,
September 18, from 7:00 p.m.
until.
Everyone is invited to attend
and sing their favorite gospel
songs. ,
The church is located on
Highway 275 South in
Blountstown. Take Highway 20
West and turn left at J Carls and
caution light. Go approximately,
three miles, church is on left.
Pastor Allen Pitts and congre-
gation extend an Invitation to
everyone. For more information
please call 674-5880.


Bro. Leon states he has con-
ducted some 3,000 Sunday school
revivals, touched some 4,000
churches, ministered in 48 states,
and worked with 300,000 Sunday
school workers.
He has seen 16,500 people
saved, helped to enlist 60,000
new Sunday school workers, seen
50,000 new classes and depart-
ments started, and 75,000 people


commit to be soul winners.
He has witnessed hundreds of
churches start a weekly worker
planning meeting, get serious
about Sunday school, and change
their attitude about their pastor.
He has experienced hundreds
of pastors see for the first time
what Sunday school is all about,
churches come "alive" and enter a
new era concerning church


growth, while doubling their bap-
tism and Sunday school atten-
dance.
Bro. Leon has been the speak-
er for 786 Sunday school ban-
quets, let 2,000 Sunday school
conferences and says he's never
seen a Sunday school. revival'
fail-if there is good planning and
proper prayerful follow through.


Churches Welcome "Bright Future!


"Bright Future" is a group of
four sisters. and, two brothers who
use music and drama to commu-

Messengers Quartet
The Singing Messengers
Quartet will be in concert at the
First Baptist Church of Mexico
Beach on Sunday, September 19,
at 6:00 p.m., CT.
A love offering will be. taken.
For more information call 648-
5776.

Revival
'The Body'of Christ. Church,
located on Harbor Street in Port
St. Joe, will be having a' revival
from September 14th -through
17th, at 7:30 p.m. The nightly
speakerwill be Pastor Henderson
of Utah, Alabama. Pastor
Wilhelmina Swanston invites the
public to join them in praise and
worship.

Worship Service
The youth and Starlight Band
will be conducting the worship
service at the New 'Bethel Baptist
Church onh Sunday, September
20, at 11:00 a.m. The' guest
speaker will be Bi O. Eric Lbngstar
of New Life Christian Center.

Woman's Day
The women of Philadelphia
Primitive Baptist Church will cele-
brate their annual Woman's Day
on Sunday, September 19.
The speaker for the morning
services will be co-pastor Shirley
Jenkins.
Everyone is invited to join
them in the celebration.


peas r od

In job 36:2, we find, "Bear
with me a little, and I will show
you, for I have yet something to
say on God's behalf.".
Our world is filled with secu-
Sar things. As Christians we need
to speak on 'G6d's behalf. The
church is .the voice of God to a-
world in need of salvation.
Oliver F. Taylor All of us know people who do.
Visitation Mirtister, First not have Jesus .in their lives.
united Methodisi Church There are people who live as if
.God does* not, exist. They do not pray. They do not wor--
ship or support the church. 'Some speak against God
and the church..
The life of the church needs the evangelism of its
members. We have to tell the story of Jesus and His love'
'for us. Let us speak on God's behalf every chance we get.,



S h Pod of Victoyh
t.,0's C hoC24 5,6,

.. 42 Lo9 A'dnne Port St. o F1lo'rdc 32456"
'(8,50) 229-9596
Sunday School ......... .. ...... 10 a.m. 'L4Iv c,,'o df e Lord tlhIe lo
Sunday Morning Worship ............... 11 a m. Jd e HPi -l n Me. \wo'.-sl5 tihe
Sunday Evening Worship ................ 6 p.m. Lo.d i, thle b' e y of h[ ol ess.
Wednesday Evening Service .......... p.m. Psalmi 29:'

The friendly place coworship'!

1 First aptist Church'
a I Mexico Beach Jim Davis, Pastor
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
.y"se' Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
o. ; Bible Study Sundays.at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
.:Vo'So"'y't Wednesday Adull Prayer and.Bible Stiudy at 6:00 p.m.,
Please note, all times central!
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico-Beich Corner of 15th' & California. *648-5776




CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Singing:
9 a.m. Sunday


Worship:
9:30 a.m. Sunday


Call 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue


nicate their message to folks of all,
generations. They believe that
most Americans have a spirit of
patriotism and enjoy expressions
of love for God and country.
"Bright Future" would like to
do its part to revive heartfelt patri-
otism, and encourage people from
sea to shining sea to return to the
God given vision of our founders
that everyone may enjoy .the
blessing of liberty and justice for
all.
The group is dedicating their
current concert to the veterans of
the Armed Forces who have
served their country. Thanks to
you people are looking forward to
a bright future.
,Jason, the oldest member 'of


Bright Future is 11, enjoys play-:
ing the piano and has recently:
taken up, the guitar. His favorite'
subjects are American history apd
math. His mid-soprano voice has,
landed him roles in community
theater including a caroler in "A
Christmas Carol" and the roll of-
Kurt in "Sound of Music."
Shana is; nine years old and a'
born performers.; She sparkles 'in:
front of :an audience with her
great love for singing, playing the
piano, and her favorite which is
drama. Shana has also perrormined
in community theater. :- '
Shea is -seven years old and
takes her singing very seriously
At age, four,, Shea was diagnosed
(See BRIGHT on Page 5B)


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
S,.,31,Columbus.St, ,St. Joe Be.iJh, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
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 Meeting, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting; Choir Practice 7:00 pm
"0 taste and see that the Lord isgood: blessed is the man that trusteth in Hi;in."'
Please accept this invitation to join us in worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725 i1
-Foror r iqfoation codnc'erning our, bus ministry, please call 647-5026 -


First Pentecostal Holiness Churchj
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe
Church Office 227-1493:' *4 Gus Carpenter, Pastor-
SundaySchool ... .. 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ........ 11:00 a.m.,
Sunday Evening Service "": .'. .. .. .. 6:30 p.m. :J
W wednesday ........... . ... 7:00 p.m.
We. Invite You to, Come
Experiehee the Power of Peritecost With Us I


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

Sunday Worship
Services.................................. .....9:00 am. CT

MINISTERING TO THE BEACHES HAND-IN-HAND
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor Dr. John Anderson, Music Directors
Parsonage Phone. 648-4424 Office Phone: 648-8820


THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COUNTY

ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
++t.++' Sunday'School 9:45
SST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT),

THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor


Discover God's Love! F :
Everyone welcomeO V

Long Avenue
BAPTIST CHURCH ,,
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-86,91
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays tit 9:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.n (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions ati 7 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.i1n.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
Mark Jones, minister of music & youth


4


God's
love
is
higher
than
the
heavens

51











A Florida Garden

Extension Notes
by
Roy Lee Carter
1 Gulf County Extension Service


' We Need a Place to Call Home


The St. Joseph Humane
Society has dozens of animals just
like these little guys who needs a
good, loving home.
Pets .not only need owners
;who will love and take care of
i:them but they alsd.o contribute a
*great deal to the home with their
loyalty, love, and warmth.


The following are the animals
the Humane Society has to offer:
one full-blooded male chocolate
lab, a full-blooded female chow, a
full-blooded sharpel, a female
bobtail kitten, four small chi-
huahua mix, 18 dogs, 17 puppies
nine kittens and four cats.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1999 PAGE


Time for Fall Landscape Preparation


I;.".


September is a very busy
month for dedicated garden hob-
byists in our "Sunshine State". A
new vegetable gardening season is
here. Now's the time to make
preparations for planting annuals
and ornamental shrubs. Also, this
is a good time for a general clean-
up of home grounds. Since warm
weather is still with us, we need to
continue to be watchful for
insects and disease' problems.
If you want a flower garden
this fall, now's the time to decide
on a location and start preparing
the soil. You should try to locate
the garden bed in an area that
receives full sun for the least half
the day. If possible, stay away
from large trees. Tree roots will
quickly use any nearby fertilizer
and water. You wvant to grow your
flowers in a spot where trees won't
compete for soil 'moisture and
nutrients.
Florida gardeners may choose
from a wide selection 'of attractive
annuals for fall planting. Some of
the hardy species, which will tol-
erate cold weather, include
alyssum, candytuft, dianthus,
baby's breath, verbena, phlox,
calendulas, petunias, pansies.
snapdragons, and 'sweet peas. All
of these, which can be planted in
late September, should, be readily
available at mopt gardens centers
throughout our state.
During September and
October, a substance called gib-
berellic acid is ,often used on
camellias. When properly
employed, gibberellic acid
increases flower size, and pro-
duces blooms much sooner than
would be possible' without the
tr atment.' En iouragitig earl


flowering of camellias is a good "The United States Army is
idea, because it minimizes the nowi offering a $6,000 bonus to
danger of freeze damage, and qualified applicants who enlist in
helps insure an abundance of tone of over 250 military occupa-
blooms,. tional skills and report for active
If you're interested in trying duty between now and September
gibberellic aciadon your camellias, 30," said LTC Richard. E. Talley,
here's how. First, select a well- 'Commander of' the U.S. Army's
developed flower bud. Remove the 'Montgomery Recruiting Battalion.
The $6,000 bonus is in addi-

ition to any existing bonus that
Girl Scouts Send imay be connected with the mili-
Thik.Yo CO tary occupational skill. "The max-
Out Th imum: combined bonus can be up
.. to $6,000 for a three-year enlist-
Junior Girl Scout Troop 242 meant and $12,000 for a four-year
would like to thank the communi- enlistment," explained Talley.
ty of Port St. Joe for all of the fab- I, n order to be eligible for the
ulous support given this summer. additional bonus, the applicant
Our girls have held three must have no prior military ser-
fundraisers over the past several vice, meet educational criteria,
months in addition to their nut and score 31 or better on the
and cookie sales and thecommnu- ,- Armed Services VocationalrApti-
nity has. resRonded ,\it many i tt-ude.faLtti^'. The',tapp)lcant must
generous offers to" help. We are enlist for at least a three-year
working towards a trip to the term of service.
Scoutfest to be held in Tampa in "Anyone who would like to
the middle of October and each know more about this seasonal
event brings us closer, enlistment bonus should contact
Special thanks goes out to St. their local Army recruiter," Talley
Joe Papermakers for sponsoring .said.
our booth, at the Scallop Festival, The U.S. Army Recruiting
Raffield's Fisheries for supplying Battalion-Montgomery has 41
the delicious 'shrimp for .our recruitingg staUons in Alabama
kabobs, Duren's Piggly Wiggly and ,and the panhandle of Florida.
Gulf Sands. Restaurant for sup-
plying the door prizes for our 'raf-
fle and Gloria Gant for the use of 4, :
her shade cabana. Wewa Sr. Citizens
We would also like to recog- O treach
nize Capital City Bank for the use Conducting O trach
of their lot and water supply so .t-
that we could hold our car wash- The Gulf County Senior
es and the Kiwanis Club for their ,'Citizens' will be conducting
donation to all the Girl Scouts "'Outreach on Thursday,
Troops of Gulf County. September 23, from 10:00 a.m.
: Of course, we especially until 11:00 a.m. at Rich's IGA in
appreciate ,the time, and energy Wewalitchka.
given by our parents and families They- 'will be passing out
who made sure each event went.:: brochures and glivngoutinforma-
smoothly. We are very fortunate to tion about the senior citizens pro-
have have such a strong and' sup- ""grams and the 'many services
portive.community! available to people 60 and over.


ately. For specific control a' .vice,
check with your garden center, or
your county extension agent.


St. George Island
850-927-2666 800-974-2666
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growth bud that you'll find grow-
ing next to the flower bud. When
you've done this, you'll notice a
small cup-like place where the
growth bud came off. Fill this cup
with one drop of the acid solution.
Usually, you'll notice a difference
in, bud size, between treated and
untreated camellias, in about a
Week.
(..I September is the last time you
should prune poinsettias. As
we've pointed out previously,
poinsettias should be pruned reg-
,ularly during spring and summer
growth to develop more compact
plants with an abundance of
showy bracts.
But, you should, not; prune
after September 10th because
you'll reduce flowering by remov-
ing buds that begin. developing
about that time. If you'd like to
prune your poinsettias once more,
do it now. Cut back the new
growth that's 'about 12 inches
long. leaving at least four leaves
pn each shoot, But, 'as we've said,
you should routinely do no fur-,
ther cutting after the tenth of this
month.
Finally don't relax your guard
against ,lawn .and ornamental
pests. It's still .ho, t enough for
insects. like scales, whiteflies,
,mltes, aphids. and caterpillars' to
cause serious ornamental dam-
age. And, socq webworms and fall
armyworms could still injure your
lawn. .. .
', ; ;Also, the disease brown patch

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PUBLIC WORKSHOP


St. Joe / Arvida will conduct a public workshop

Thursday, iSeptember 30, 1999 at 7:00, p.m.,

E.D.T. to discuss the realignment of U.S.


Highway 98. The workshop will be held at the

Port St. Joe High School Commons Area, 100

Shark Drive, Port St. Joe, Florida.


Al concerned erareencouraged to attend.


Commissioner Tommy Knox
District III

2tc, September 16 and 23, 1999 .


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p


From the Staff and Students at




Gulf County's


Elementary, Middle and High School Rducation Facilities


'The Star Feature
School of the Week"
-. Wewahitchka Elementary School
Indian Warriors first began occupy-
IC,_i ing kindergarten .classrooms in
AMiM'' 1964; these were dedicated to long-
S. time educator William Linton. They
--e" -re later renovated and became

was constructed in 1981, followed
soon by the intermediate wing. Each
has pods comprised of four class-
rooms which adjoin a common
Teacher work area.
ap t i a pn A media center, constructed in
e1995 in the central area of the cam-
pus, was named after the late Patsy
Lister, a media specialist who had
". 'served for many years. It features a
...... .. '. high-tech television studio and com-
." puter lab housing over 30 student
.- -workstations.
~*- "Slightly over 600 students cur-
rently wearing the proud royal blue
and white school colors of WES,
se.: range from pre-kindergarten to sixth
grade. The student body realized a
tremendous growth at and since the
construction and opening of Gulf Correctional Institute. "GCI has been instrumental in numerous campus improvement projects. We are proud
of our relationship with them, and the support we get from the community," said Principal W. Clayton Wooten.
The Warrior Postal Service, Warrior Credit Union, and Warrior School Store, some of the campus' student-operated businesses, are:part of
its School-To-Work initiatives. WES also has three multi-age programs including T.E.A.M., a fifth and sixth grade alternative education drop-
out prevention class; Continuous Progress (CP), 'an alternative to the traditional classroom for kindergartners to second graders which permits
appropriate individual progression; and 3/4 Combo, which houses third and fourth graders together instructed by two regular education teach-
ers and one ESE instructor. New at WES is a "Looping Classroom"; see this week's "Smoke Signals" columnn for more details.


Wewahitchka Elementary
School is pleased with the suc-
cess of its first looping program.'
' Looping is the practice of having
teachers slay with the same class
for tiv6 consecutive grade levels:
in this case, third and fourth
grade.
The looping class at WES is
taught by Tonya Boswell. Ms;
Boswell, a relaUve newcomer to
WES, has accepted the challenge
with enthusiasm;
The practice of looping offers
both academic and, social bene-
fits. When teachers move up with
their classes, the first, few weeks
of the second year are more pro-
ductive because the teachers do
not need that time to become


familiar with each child's learning
style, strengths and weaknesses,
interests and home situation.
Looping provides more time
for some students to learn basic
skills without the need for reten-
tion. There are more opportuni-
ties for bonding, both between the
teachers and students and
between the teachers and par-
ents.
Social benefits include dimin-
ished apprehension about the
new school year and more time to
establish positive peer relation-
ships. For students who require
school as a social safety net, loop-
ing provides increased support.
An enhanced sense of school
and group as a "community" is
provided; permitting shy students
to develop self-confidence.
The social interactions among
adults and students are not sim-
ply a means to an end. They are
education itself. The purpose of
looping is the promotion of
strong, extended, meaningful,
positive interpersonal relation-
ships between teachers and stu-
dents that foster increased stu-
dent motivation and, in turn,
stimulate improved, learning out-
comes for students.
'WES is proud to offer this
alternative classroom grouping
and is confident that Ms. Boswell,
her students, and their parents
will bring our goals to fruition.


Target-Named "America's Outstanding School"
Pictured- above are Faith Christian's present administrator
Rev. Bill Taylor and its first teacher Jackie Quarles. They are
holding a banner received when chosen as one of America's
Outstanding Schools by Target.


News Column
Faith Christian School

Students, teachers and par-
ents met "around the pole"
Wednesday to pray for our schools
and our nation. We are reminded
that our nation was founded by
men who loved and honored God,
and we are thankful for our rich
heritage.
It's Christmas in Septemberl
Our students will be selling
Christmas cards, gift wrap, and
related items beginning this week
and for the next two weeks. They


will have a booklet with samples
so you can 'choose your favorites,
Please welcome these little "sales-
persons" when they come knock-
ing at your door.
Individual pictures will be
taken on September 28. Please
mark your calendars with this
change.
Tomorrow, Friday, September
17, will be "Hat Day" at Faith
Christian. Students may wear
hats of their choice-big ones, lit-
tle ones, bright ones, snug ones,
floppy ones, team favorites or
hunting caps.
Ladies, don't forget the Bible
study Monday night beginning at
6:30. Perhaps you would like to
come preview the first session
before committing yourself to the
full 11-week course.
.It is a study of the life and
ministry of the Apostle Paul with
a special emphasis on comparing


From the Principal of


Wewahitchka


High School

by Dr. Bill Truby '''


Progress reports just went
home last Friday. Those reports
are an essential part of communi-
cation between the school and
home. Parents get an update
regarding the academic status of
their children.
Teachers are pleased to pass
along grades and other pertinent
information while waiting for a
response from the parents in case
there is a problem. What a great
way for us to stay in touch!,
We also sent home via the
mail a newsletter and a few,.
important pamphlets-if not
picked up at Open House. This is
another way of informing pur
families of the events, opportuni-
ties, and even policies of the
school.
As you ca'n tell from this arti-
cle, we are trying hard to keep our
community informed on a' weekly
basis. There are also cable chanJ
nel news items, signs on the main
highway monthly publications,
and posters in a number of
places.
Communication is important.
It is a "C" that we must sail in
order to be effective and success-
ful. However, it cannot be a one-
way street. We invite your input,
and response. Call us or write us.
-We're glad you are reading and
listening!
Congratulations to our
"Students of the Month," Shelbie
Adams and Kay Morris. We also
say "Well done," to our "Students
of the Week" Jeff Marshall. and
Brandi Little.
The undefeated football team
has an open date this week and
will travel to Ocala on September
24th. Volleyball, golf, and cross
country are busy as usual.
Choir rehearsal has begun.
They travel to a workshop for a
quick lesson this week. Mrs.
Stroud is whipping up something
special with this great group of-
students.
Calling all WHS alumni!
Homecoming is not too far away.
We would like to have you with
us. Would you please let us know'
your address so we can get in
touch with you?


his missionary endeavors with
our role as parents and grandpar-
ents in communicating our faith
to our children. The study Is writ-
ten by Beth Moore, and she
shares on video tape at each ses-
sion.
Beth Taylor, one of our teach-
ers and the wife or our principal
Bill Taylor, will be the facilitator.
Grades three and four have
been making visits to our Gulf
County Public Library. Our teach-
ers, Karen Odom and Mabel
Hodges, are teaching the students
how to make use of the many ref-'
erence materials in libraries, as
well as encouraging their stu-
dents to become avid readers.
We invite newcomers to the
community to visit our school.
Just call 229-6236 and tell us
when you would like to come,


A final note regarding the "C"
of communication: we will be
sending home some important
information via our students this
Thursday. Be on the lookout for
this material.


PSJ High School

College/Career Day
,Port-!St.,Joe. HighL-Schooql.is
once again hosting the area
College/Career Day. The guid-
ance staff, coordinating this pro-
gram, deems it to be very helpful
to students and their parents in
making decisions regarding post-
secondary plans.
Representatives from over 70
institutions have been invited to
attetid, as Well as. those from var-
ious branches of the armed ser-
vices. This event will take place on
Friday, September 17th.
Seniors will be dismissed
from classes to attend at 9:00
a.m. and juniors .will be released
at 9:45, a.m. Parents of students
wishing to attend are encouraged
to do so.
Parents attending earn five (5)
Gulf County Scholarship points
for their child. Parents should
check in at the welcome table pro-
vided 'for them at 'the school's
entrance for further information.



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GULF COUNTY SCHOOLS
SEPTEMBER 20 24, 1999
MONDAY-. Grilled Chicken
Patty/Bun, Celery Sticks, Peanut
Butter Cup, Applesauce, Graham
Crackers, and Milk or Chefs Salad
Meal.,
TUESDAY-Beef Stew, Tossed
Salad, Peaches, Roll, and Milk or
Chefs Salad Meal.
WEDNESDAY-Coney. Dogs, ,Hash
Brown Patty, Carrot Sticks,
Orange, Vanilla Pudding, and Milk
or Chef's Salad Meal.
THURSDAY-Cheeseburger Maca-
roni, Greens, Pears in jello, Roll,
and Milk or Chefs Salad Meal.
FRIDAY-Cheese Pizza, Tossed
Salad, Pears, Bread/Dressing, and
Milk or Chef's Salad Meal.
MENUS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE
TO AVAILABILITY OF CERTAIN ITEMS.


Sixth Grade

Human-i-Tees
The sixth grade students of
Port St. Joe Middle School will be
taking part in a Human-i-Tees
fundraising event beginning
September 20th through October
1st.
All proceeds will be used for
sixth grade activities, supplemen-
tal materials, and equipment.
Your support will be appreci-
ated.


By: Br e don Davis


1999-2000
In case you have not noticed,
summer is gone and school is back
in full swing.
Port St. Joe's varsity Sharks
football team lost a very close game
to Florida High of Tallahassee last
Friday. The score was 14-12. This
Friday night, the
Sharks take on Liberty
County at home. The
kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. I
hope to see you there 'to
support us.
The Lady Sharks'
volleyball team defeated
Liberty County on the
7th and Wewa on the
9th. On the 14th, the
varsity and junior varsi-
ty had a game against
Blountstown at home.
On the 16th, the varsity
will face Carrabelle at
home starting at 5:00 p.m. Good job
and good luck girls. Come out and
support your Sharks.
September 14th, the Sharks'
girls' golf team had a meet on 'the
road. On the 15th, the guys' golf
team had a meet in Panama City.,
Good luck goes out to both teams.'
Saturday, September 18th, the


girls and. boys have a cross country
meet in Marianna. You all are doing
great. Keep it up.
A "prayer journey" was held on
the 14th at 7:00 p.m. at PSJH S.
Yesterday "See You At The Pole" was
held out In front of the high school.
These meetings are an effort by the
students to create a positive
Christian: atmosphere
for everyone.
The SAT will. be
held Saturday, October
9th. and the ACT will
Sbe held Saturday,
October 24. The regis-
tration deadlines 'for
these tests are
September 14th and
f September 17th. :
All juniors and
seniors are encouraged
to take these tests as
v many times as possible.
Both are extremely
important for all college bound stu-
dents.
College and Career Day will, be
on Friday, September 17th. Juniors
and seniors will participate. Parents
,are encouraged to attend; five
scholarship points will be earned if
they do so. We hope to see y6u
there. -


LPHIN.NEWS
I .FROM
SPORTS T. JOE
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Progress Reports
Progress reports for this grad-
ing, period were sent home on
Friday, .September 10. If you
would like to schedule a
parent/teacher conference, please,


Middle

School News

By: Tommy Curry


Congratulations to the
"Students of the Week"-eighth
graders Chris Shearer and Randi
Sasser; and seventh grader Anna
Salzer.
Math tutoring for sixth
graders.will be offered on every
Wednesday and Thursday after
school. Mr. Garrett will be
instructing the session.
Student Government Associa-
tion speeches for all offices were
held on September 14. Voting fol-
lowed, and everyone is anxious to
see the results.
The girls have volleyball
games on the 15th and 16th. The
game on September 15th will be
at 3:30, the one on the 16th at
4:00. Both are home games.
Both seventh and eighth
grade football teams lost close
games last Thursday. Good effort,
team!
On September 20th, there will
be an Open House. Please come
and meet at 7:00 p.m. in the
Commons Area.
The parent,representatives to'
the School Advisory Council will
be elected at the Open House. If
you are interested in serving on
this important council this year,
please call the school office at
227-3211.
Our school will appreciate
your willingness to serve. We need
to hear from you by the end of the
school day on Friday, September
17, if you are willing to have your
name placed on the ballot.
The answer to last week's rid-
dle is: the bear was white and it
started from the north pole.
A man is hanging by a rope
from his ceiling. The police say he
committed suicide by strangling
himself. However, the rope is so
high up that it is not possible he
could have reached it without
assistance.
The rope was located near the
fireplace and ashes in the fire-
place are hot. There is also a large
puddle of cold water on the
ground next to the fireplace. How
did he kill himself?


call 227-1221.
Cultural Enrichment
On Thursday, September 23,
guitarist Stephen Robinson will
perform "Music From Around the
World." The performances will
take place in the auditorium at
8:30;'and 10:15 a.m. Parents are
invited to attend.
Bulldog Memories
Pre-sales for the 1998-99
yearbook are now underway. This
is the last Bulldog Memories arid
supplies are limited. The cost is,
$12.00 and checks should be
made payable to Port St. Joe
Elementary School P.T.A.
PTA Membership Drive
Parents are encouraged to
join our PTA program for the cost
of $5.00 per family or $3.00 sin-
gle. Please send your payment to
your child's teacher.
Adopt-A-Class
Donations are now being
accepted for our. "Adopt-A-Class"
campaign. Please send in your
donations and specify which class
you are adopting. For more infor-
mation, please contact Trish
Warriner at 227-1600.
Box Tops
Our school is once again col-
lecting General Mills box tops.
Please save box tops from partic-
ipating General Mills products
and send them to school.
Grading Period Ends
The first nine week grading
period will end on -Tuesday,
October 12. Report cards will be
sent home on Tuesday, October
26.
School Holiday ,
School will not be 'held
October 15th to 19th due to
teacher inservice and the fall
break.
P:E. Wellness Tip of the Week
"Common Fitness Mistakes"
*Doing too much too soon
when starting an exercise pro-
gram. Don't try to get in shape in
one day.
*Stretching cold muscles
before exercising. Warm your
muscles prior to stretching by jog-
ging.
*Using improper form while
exercising. Using improper form,
exercise can be ineffective, even
harmful.
*Wearing improper footwear.
The right kind of athletic footwear
is your best investment against
knee, ankle and foot injuries.
*Holding your breath while
exercising. Not breathing correct-
ly can increase blood pressure
and may even decrease blood flow
to the brain, which can cause
dizziness or fainting..


S LO DO in
Scoo Cosin Zoe!


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1999 PAGE 5B


Gulf County Extension Office Offers

A Child Development Associate Class


Gulf County Extension office
will be teaming with Liberty and
Calhoun Counties to offer the
CDA, Florida Equivalency pro-
gram this fall. The Child
Development Associate program
is 'to enhance the quality of child
-pare by defining evaluation, and


recognizing the competence of
child care providers and preschool
teachers.
The CDA is a person who is
able to meet the specific needs of
children and who, with parents
and other adults, works to nur-
ture children's physical, social,


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emotional, and intellectual growth ,
in. a child development frame-
work. The CDA Credential is
awarded to child care providers
and preschool teachers who have,,"
demonstrated their skill in work-
ing with young children and their
families by successfully complet- ,
ing the CDA assessment process.
Classes will begin on October -
4th. For more information call the
extension office at 639-3200 or
Shelia Hinton at 850-643-2229.



Bright
(From Page 2B) '
with 75% unilateral nerve deaf- .
ness. Because her hearing loss'is
post-lingual (after she learned to
talk), and through the efforts of a'"
caring speech pathologist Shea
has a beautiful clear voice which
she too, has used in community
theater.
Shannon, the six year old
with the sweet voice and conta-
gious smile, has also landed' roles
in community theater, both as a
caroler in "A Christmas Carol"
and the part of Greta in "Sound of
Music." Shannon's cheerful, coop-
erative spirit makes her a great
blessing to the family and a joy to
her siblings.
Shelby is three years old. Her
naturally curly hair and bright
green eyes make her a real crowd
pleaser. Shelby isg very comfort--
able on stage. She has performed
in community theater. Shelby has
sung the National Anthem for the
Georgia Games Torch Run, as well
as twice for a crowd of over 2,000
people at the "R-Ranch Mountain
Rodeo" ,
Jordan is 15, months old and
the joy of his older brother and
sisters. He's not,much of a singer
(yet) but can be VERY dramatic
when he wants to!
"Bright' -Future" will. be
appearing on Sunday, September
26th, at 11:00 a.m., ET, at Beach
Baptist Chapel on St. Joe Beach
and at 6:00 p.m., CT, at First
Baptist Church in Wewahitchka.
They are the children of
James and Neva Garrett of
Dahlonega, Georgia. Neva was
raised in Port St. Joe and is the
daughter of Maryon :and
Jeannette Janowski of
Wewahitchka, and the sister of
-India Millernof St,-Joe-Beach.


NOTICE OF PROPOSED

TAX INCREASE


The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners


has tentatively adopted a measure to i

property tax levy.

Last year's property tax levy:

A. Initially proposed tax levy ...... $

B. Less tax reductions due to

Value Adjustment Board and

other assessment changes.........$

C. Actual property tax levy ......... $


increase its


,309,508




6,898

$,302,610


This year's proposed tax levy ...$5,935,569


All concerned


citizens


are invited to attend


public hearing on the tax increase to be held on


Monday, September 20,

5:01 P.M., EDT

at the


1999,


Gulf County Courthouse

1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Boulevard

Port St. Joe, Florida 32456


A FINA

increase

hearing.


1L DECISION


on the proposed ta


and the budget will be made at this

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BUDGET SUMMARY
GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000
THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF GULF COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS ARE 8.3% MORE THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.


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

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


GENERAL
FUND
$1,311,192


$4,208,726
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$6,148
$176,000
$1,949,816
$625,500
$16,250
$2,500
$79,028
$0

$7,063,968
$353,198

$8,021,962


$3,150,361
$1,224,864
$751,656
$577,300
$84,621
$475,554
$301,311
$143,000
$355,815
$202,585
$7,267,067
$754,895


SPECIAL
REVENUE FUNDS
$796,868


$0
$1,506,264
$0
$0
$0'
$0
$43,000
$0
$9,000
$1,377,405
$46,267
$55,200
$110,200
$25,239
$0

$3,172,575
$136,826

$3,832,617


$0
$1,673,564
$0
$1,159,121
$828,727
$40,986
$0
$0
$92,815
$0
$3,795,213
$37,404


$8,021,962 $3,832,617


DEBT .
SERVICE FUNDS
$1,543,360


$0
$354,882
$0,
$0
$318,746
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0

$673,628
$33,681

$2,183,307


$673,628
$673,628
$1,509,679
$2,183,307


ENTERPRISE
, FUNDS
$185,089


$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$o
$3,700
$303,700
$0
$0
$9,250"
$0

$316,650
$0

$501,739


$0
$0
$224,577
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$69,000
$293,577
$208,162


DEPENDENT
DISTRICTS
$160,049


$0
$0
$183,257
$24,253
$4,987
$8,082
$0
.$0o
$0
$0
$0,
40
.$. 0 '
S'$0
$0


$220,579
$11,029

$369,599


$0
$299,945
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$0
$69,654
$369,599
$0


TOTAL
$3,996,558


$4,208,726
$1,506,264
$183,257
$24,253
$4,987-
$8,082,
$397,882'
$6,148
$185,000
S$3,649,667
.$975,467
$71,450C
$112,700,i
$113,517
S$"


$11,447,400
$534,734.

$14,909,224


$3,150,361
$3,198,373.
$976,233
$1,736,421
$913,348
$516,540
$301,311
$143,000
$448,630
$1,014,867
$12,399,084
$2,510,140


$501,739 $369,599 $14,909,224


THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF


THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.


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Have a Heart, Let Your Cholesterol Down Easy


Ring around the rosie
A pocket full of posies
Cholesterol, cholesterol
It must come down.
If only a simple rhyme could
reduce blood cholesterol, 90 mil-
lion Americans would be healthi-
er. Btit just because a simple
rhyme isn't enough, doesn't mean
lowering cholesterol has to be
hard.
In fact, there is a fun, easy
way to lower blood cholesterol. On
September 1, the National Choles-
terol Education Program (NCEP)
launched an expanded interactive
web site to help Americans let
their cholesterol down easy.
Why? Because new research
says that one out of every two
men and one out of every three:
women aged 40 and younger will
get coronary heart disease during
their lifetime.
Even at age' 70, heart disease
risk remains very high. Younger'
or older, elevated cholesterol is a
big part of the problem. If you
lower your blood cholesterol, you
can cut down your risk of a heart
attack.
The site takes the guesswork
out of lowering cholesterol in their
diets, increasing physical activity,
and controlling their weight.
It also pays big dividends to
people with other heart disease
risk factors-like smoking, high
blood pressure, overweight, phys-
ical inactivity, and diabetes, who
need to intensify their efforts to
lower cholesterol.


"Our goal is to help every
American live a longer, 'healthier
life," says Claude Lenfant, M.D.,
Director of the National Heart,
Lung and Blood Institute, which
coordinates the NCEP. "This web
site gives everyone a head start on
taking steps to lower blood cho-
lesterol."
Since the mid- 1980's, more
than 80 million adults have
checked their cholesterol. Ameri-
cans eat less saturated fat, total
fat, and cholesterol. And choles-
terol levels are coming down. In
the last two decades, average cho-
lesterol levels dropped from 213
mg/dL. to 203 mg/dL. But that's
still high enough to increase the
risk for heart disease.
The web site, called "Live
Healthier, Live Longer," was
expanded to celebrate National
Cholesterol Education Month. The
month's theme is "Keep the
Beat-Cholesterol Counts .for
Everyone."
"Initially, the site targeted
heart disease patients," says
James Cleeman, M.D., coordina-
tor of the NCEP. "We've now added
new features to everyone benefit
from lowering cholesterol."
Go to www.nhlbi.nih.gov
/chd/.
You can:
*Face up to the amount of
'saturated fat and cholesterol you
'actually eat; :
*Get the skinny on portion
sizes;


*Create a diet based on the
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need;


*Become an expert at navigat-
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Self-Employment


Institute Program


The Self-Employment Insti-
tute of 'FAMU, will initiate or
intensify existing efforts to enlist
and train Workforce Investment
Act (WIA) participants, in order to
move these individuals into suc-
cessful self employment. They
will be working in conjunction
with educational and community
development groups, workforce
development boards and corpo-
rate partners
All participants must meet
the WIA Title 1 eligibility require-
ments for dislocated workers.
The overall goals of this pro-
gram is to provide entrepreneur'-
tal training, technical assistance
and critical assessments to
potential business owners.
The specific objectives are t6o
create employment, generate
income and wealth diversifica-
tion, coordinate resources.
reverse dependency trends, and
expand fiscal base.
The program's goals and
objectives will be achieved
through the following methods:


First, they will partner with
local community development
corporations to assist iri the
recruitment of individuals in
need of entrepreneurial training.
Also, they plan to provide com-
plete critical assessment of par-
ticipants.
In addition to provide contin-
uing education and program fol-
low-up, and linkage with the
Small Business Administration
(SBA) and the micro-lending pro-
gram of Black Business Board.
The following activities are
planned, entrepreneurial train-
ing program, adult literacy, GED
and/or vocational training,
career counseling and education
'testing, technology training, job
shadowing, microlending child
care and transportation. .
For more information on the
Self-Employment Institute, con-
tact Lynn L. Allison, Ph.D.,
Margarete C. Hall, M.S. or James
L. Moran, Jr. M.Ed at (850) 561-
2464, or call the Gulf County
Public Library at 229-8879.


increase physical activity.

Recipes on the web
Thirsty? Try this Strawberry
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1 cup yogurt, plain, non-fat
6 medium strawberries
1 cup pineapple, crushed, canned:
in juice '


1 medium banana .
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 ice cubes
Blend until smooth. Makes three'
cups .
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Listing, Barrier Dunes Lots, 4 & 5, Ap. 82'x100' MOL $41,900.
Treasure Bay Lot 3, Ap. 100'x241' MOL. $15,000.
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We've Been Here with You from the Start.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE'STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS
FEDERAL CREDIT UNION.
Plaintiff,


vs.
SROBERT LEE KEEL and wife,
JEWEL J. KEEL.
Defendants.


CASE NO. 99-191


NOTICE OF SALE
Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated 8/31/99.
and entered in Civil Case No. 99-191 of the CircuIt
Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida, In and for Gulf County, wherein
ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION is Plaintiff and ROBERT LEE KEEL and
wife. JEWEL J. KEEL are Defendants. I will sell to
the highest bidder for cash at the front door of the
Gulf County Courthouse in Port St. Joe, Florida. at
11:00 A.M.; ET on the 28th day of September,
1999. the following described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to-wit:
Lot 14. Block 2. Yon's Addition to Beacon
-'_ Hill.LFt.raa as per offcial plat thereof
, reomred in Plat Book I. Pa.e 45, Public
Re 'r'd' of Guli Country Flonrda
DATED this 3rd day of September, 1999.
BENNY ULISTER
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
BY /s/ M. Vaughan
Deputy Clerk
2tc., September 9 and 16, 1999.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO. 99-188
ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS
FEDERAL CREDiT UNION.
Plaintiff,
vs.
GEORGE W. SIMMONS. JR..
Defendant. -
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that .pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated 8/31/1999.
and entered in Civil Case No. 99-188 of the Circuit
Court of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit of the
State of Florida, in and for Gulf County. wherein
ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS FEDERAL, CREDIT
UNION Is Plaintiff and GEORGE W. SIMMONS. JR.
is Defendant, I will sell to the highest bidder for
cash at the front door of the Gulf County
Courthouse in Port St. Joe, Florida, at 11:00 A.M.,
ET on the 2"h ,JdaR of September 1993 the fl,-
lowing decritied property 3s .et fonh inm said Final
JudgmenL to.toit
South One-half (S 1/2) of the South Orie-
half (S 1/2) of Southwest One-fourth (SW
1/4) of the Northeast One-fourth (NE 1/4).
of the Northwest One-fourth (NW 1/4) of
Section 35. Township 5 South. Range 11
West. lying East of State Road 386 in Gulf
County, Florida, and consisting of Two and
One-fourth 12 1/4) acres more or less.
DATED this' 3rd day of September, 1999.
BENNY LISTER
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK .
BY /s/ M. Vaughan
Deputy Clerk
2tc, September 9 and 16. 1999.,


NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION
THE GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Purpose and Effect: The Gulf County School
Board proposes to amend and adopt policies, as'
provided for in the Administrative 'Procedures Act.',
for the purpose of bringing said policies into com-
pliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of
Education Rules.
Summary: The following is a brief description of
each proposal change.
Gulf District Schools Code of Conduct
Gulf District Schools Pupil Progression Plan
Economic Impact: These proposals will result in
no direct costs associated with implementation.
IF REQUESTED. A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT:
Time: 9:00 A.M., E.T.
Date: Tuesday. October 5, 1999
Place: Board Room
Gulf County School Board Office
150 Middle School Road
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
The entire text of the proposed rules can be
inspected during regular office hours at the Gulf,
County School Board. Office of Instructional
Services, 150 Middle School Road. Port St. Joe. FL.
Special legal authority under which the adoption is
authorized and the law being implemented and
Interpreted are made specific.
The addition and changes are proposed by Sara
Joe Wooten, Director of Curriculum and Human
Resources, and approved for consideration by
Jerry E. Kelley. Superintendent.
Amendments to:
Gulf District Schools Code of Conduct
Gulf District Schools Pupil Progression Plan
2tc. September 16 and 23. 1999.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO. 99-52-CP
IN PROBATE
IN RE: The Estate of
MARY HARRIS WILLIAMS.
deceased.
/
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the Estate of
MARY HARRIS WILLIAMS. deceased, File Number
99-52-CP., is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf
County. Florida. Probate Division, the address of


wnich I CGull County Courthou.e 1000 Cecil L,
CosUn Sr Blvd.. Pon Si Joe. Florida 32456. The
neuie and address oi the Personal Representative
and his aniorney are set for below
All Interested persons are required to file
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. (1) All
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by
an interested person on whom notice was served
that challenges the validity of the Will, the quallfl-
cations of the Personal Representative. venue or
Jurisdiction of the Court.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
DATE of the first publication of this Notice of
Administration September 16. 1999.
/s/ WILLIAM J. RISH
RISH. GIBSON & SCHOLZ. PA.
206 E. 4th Street
P.O. Box 39
Port St. Joe. Florida 32457
(904) 229-8211
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
FL BAR NO. 0066806
/s/ JACQUELYN RAINES
3731 Addicks-Clodine Rd.
Houston. TX 77082
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
"2t. Seplterbe, ISpIhd 23. 1999' ',:
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 99-242-CA
GREEN TREE FINANCIAL
SERVICING CORPORATION.
Plaintiff.
V.
JESUS R. MORALES,
THE UNKNOWN TENANTS'IN
POSSESSION, and MIONTGO.IMERY
WARD CREDIT CORPORATION,
Defendants. '
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JESUS'R. MORALES
102 Sweet Gum Circle .
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465
(Last Known Address)
YOU ARE, NOTIFIED that a foreclosure
action has been filed against you and you are
required to served a copy of your written defenses, if
any, to it on Timothy D. Padgett; Plaintiffs attor-
ney, whose address is 2810, Remington Green
Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, on or before
October 11, 1999, and.file the original with the
clerk of this court either before service on
Plaintiffs' attorney or Immediately thereafter, oth-
erwise, a default will be entered against you for the
relief demanded In the complaint.
Dated on this -1st day of September, 1999.
CLERK OF COURT
By: /s/ M. Vaughan
Deputy Clerk
2tc. Septe mber 16 and 23. 1999.


FiRST PUBLIC HEARING
: FOR CDBG ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Gulf County Is considering applying to the
Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA)
Ffor a Small ClueD Communiry Development Block
Grant ICDBGI In the economic development cate-
gors of up to 8600 000 The funds must be used
for one of the following purposes
I To benefit lu and moderate 'income per-
sons.,or
2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of
slums or blight. or
3. To meet other community development
needs of recent origin having a particular
urgency because existing conditions' pose a
serious and immediate threat to the health
or welfare of the community and where
other financial resources are not available
to meet such nfieeds.
\The categories' of activities for which these
fundsmay be used' are in the areas of economic
development and include such improvement activ-
ities as acquisition of real property, loans to pri-
vate-for-profit business, purchase of machinery
and equipment, construction of infrastructure.
and energy conservation. Additional information
regarding the range of activities that may be
undertaken will be provided at the public hearing.
For each activity that Is proposed, at least 70
percent of the funds must benefit low and moder-
ate Income persons.
SIn developing an application for submission
to DCA Gulf County must plan to minimize dis-
placement of persons as a result of planned CDBG
activities. In addition, the Gulf County Is required
to develop a plan to assist displaced persons.
The public hearing to receive citizen views
concerning the community's economic and com-
munity development needs will be held at Gulf'
County Commission Meeting Room on
Tuesday, September 21, 1999 beginning at
5:00 p.m. Eastern time. For information con-
cerning the' public hearing contact Chief'
Administrator Don Butler. 1000 Cecil Costin
Boulevard, Port St. Joe. FL 32456. Phone (850)
229-8944 FAX 229-9252.
The public hearing is being conducted in a
handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped
person' requiring an interpreter for the hearing or
visually impaired persons should contact Mr.
Butler at least five calendar days prior to the meet-
ing and an Interpreter will be provided. Any non-
English speaking person wishing to attend the
public hearing should contact Mr. Butler at least
five calendar days prior to the meeting and a lan-
guage interpreter will be provided. To access a,
Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD)'
please call 850 ) 229-6174. Any handicapped per-
son requiring special accommodation at this meet-
ing should contact Mr: Butler at least five days.
prior to the meeting.
Gulf County is a Fair Housing, Equal
Opportunity. Handicapped Responsive Juris-
diction.
2tc. September 16 and 23. 1999.


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110 Sunset Circle, Port St. Joe. 3BR/2BA
home with Ig. family room, fireplace, kitchen,
separate dining, two car garage with extra
parking in back. Gazebo in back yard; Great
location. A Must See Home!!! $135,000. Call
Susie White at 850.227-9600. This one will
not last longH


105 Yaupon St., Port St. Joe. Beautiful
home located in very nice area. Close to
schools. Don't let this gem pass by.
3BR/2BA. 2 car parking. price: Reduced to
$125,000. MLS#3018.


1321 McClcllhn Ae, Pr.rt St j lx BC,/3
BA, 2 car parking, cen. gas heat, cen. elec-
timc cOO.lng, l'.akla.t ri tcatin kih..n.,
irrigation well. ,[reened p.fcli. Mtabtcr uire
w/2 large ple..e[>, .plIt leel de-ign. r.,,ce
c-'.iner I .:i neat a Ir A irupr :ee
$115,000.


15064 Monument Ave., Port St. Joe. 112 N. 13th Street, Mexico Beach. 24x40, 8941 Hwy. 98 Beacon Hill. GULF 610 Chapel Lane, Overstrieet: 4BR/3BA, over"4
3BR/2BA, 2 car parking. Central h/a, fire- 1989 mobile home, 3BR/2BA with extra FRONT Premier Home, furnished,5BR/ I r. ec.r..fil i'ir,,..,.,i 5,tc v .
place, has lots of extras. Has nice back 14x8.5 room, furnished, well kept, allappli- 3.5 BA, views from 3 levels of decks '*,h r,,'. ..ol:. t.rn.,, .r.T,, C,..u,i
porch with large bar. Great for entertain- ances included, CH&A, ,freshly painted. 63x264' lot. $625,000. Brenda Miller.' ',,,r, ,. ,,I' .., c e..1J .
ing.' Reduced to sell $124,900. Call Jay .120'x90' lot iri C flood zone. Call Brenda ,, RI.,,.,, r,
Rish 850-227-9600. MLS #3284. Miller $69,900. .. ,rppr ..;:: s ..i ML',I


605 10th St., Port St. Joe, 2BR/2BA. Has
workshop, storage building with boat shed.
Back alley access. Open carport, 10' bay
window with built in storage. Sits on 2 1/2
1..- L,.,. rl [.:,,T l.MLS#2788. $79,900.
C- e .1..t,,e t "'., 2 -9600.


2.'10 MC.ruTinr, A.e, Pr Sr J.:. 'nre 20". B5a St St Joe Beach 3BRI/'BA
home in a nice neighborhood. No across Dblwd MH, 1152 SF on 150' lot. 20x14
the street neighbors. Close to schools and wired shop, porches "front and back. Nice
parks. Other amenities include privacy neighbors, only 2 blocks to beach. PRICE
fence. lg. attic with office, paved drive,, Reduced to $69,500l Aith $500 bonus to
r,,r bi:.,l ou,r rd 3BF/12BA .,' -,r pir 'selling agent. Cill Brend, .lillei.
ing il 29.'9:0 M-1LS.-3C50


211I ,'-vp.e. v e -..,.r r |.'e iBD!)fA. 2103 L y e 3. fenced ir
Pi,,...' r, .jm d irc.jl.,, Ji t. ... h& a, are l, I.. tiun
t..l',,..,:.,, i/culurcd ,,T il.[.J .a ie eni tu.; bu ,e W h te -5 22 '.- 00
arnsty e.p otlmer 'rrcredruc: n ucl 2 ud u
ro,..m, Lcoup il, v.rern, ...l :,jr:-.e 98,900.
Must See Home! Reduced to $162,000..


512 Marland Blbd. .le,.c, Beach
IBR13BA t.MH .,rh Fla ,.,.,T,. rrrned.Jn
i'1_[llnng roum. IullN Iumn dheJ. u r.Jc rir-.r.
age and shower, landscaped oversized lot
100'xi50'. Lots of amenities. Brenda Miller.
$69,500.

IPL^IPI esw}


510 Maryland Blvd., Mexico Beach.
BEACH HOUSE.. 3BRi2BA, unfurl
nished. Large LR & MBR, 75'xi00' lot, 3
blocks to beach.. Reduced to $74,500.
$500 bonus if contracted before 9/19/99;
Brenda Miller


BB mffW P -- "- .. -' ... <^_ '-
2000,0anrison.Ae rt le. Beautiful
custom hoalling distance of
schools ar, -crer.j31al areas. Privacy
fence, above ground pool, slab for workshop
or outbuilding and much more! 4BD/3BA,
2 car parking. Price $149,000. MLS #3009
, +


1703 Ganrrion A,.e., 4 bd/2bs, nic I c .5 ,re: .,nh .,ce-, ... l.I
new osiksh...p located in backyard. 4BR/3BA. Tile kitchen, oak
This will not lst long! $95,900. Call. i banister on stair case and
Susie White today! 850-227-9600. $179,900. Call for appointed
Suse White toay! 850-2 Susie White 850-227-9600.

CAPE SAN BLAS AREA
Cape Plantation: Approx .5 acres partially cleared. Overlooks
St. Joseph Bay Country'Club. $39,900.00 MLS#3256 Call
SSusie White 850-227-9600.
Bay Breeze: Approx 100 x 297.00. Nice lot. $15,500.00
MLS#3171 Call Susie White 850-227-9400.
Nice lot across from St. Joseph Bay; Appki. 400'x300'
Bayfront lot 100'x400' head of the bay, a,great buy at $85,000.
.GULFSIDE LOTS -
Secluded Dunes $99,000 to $125,000. Owner financing, owner
is broker.
Surfside Estates #38, $59,900. Owner is broker.
Paradise Gulf Subd. Access to gulf and bay. $29,900 to
$49,900. Owner is broker.
LAGOON FRONT LOTS
100x300', $39,900. Owner/broker. Owner financing!
300'x400', $99,000. Owner/broker. Owner financing!
200'x400', $79,900. Owner financing!

MEXICO BEACH & ST. JOE BEACH
Residential lot approx. 78'x204.54' very pice lot in a great
location. Will las long all sie Whie today 850-
227-9600 or 85 t a.3rW'ac
Unobstructed gulf view 2BR/2.5BA w/decks overlooking the
gulf. Sold furnished & ready to rent. $159,900.
3BR/2BA brick home on 2 lots with sprinkler system, garden
tub, irr. well, $137,500.


1004 Marvin Ave., Port St. Joe. 4BD/3BA,
2 car garage, marble fireplace irt den,
screened porch, deck, on 2 lots. Huge liv-
ing/dihing room. $152,500. MLS #2605.


Mobile home 2BR/2BA screened porch, deck, above ground
pool. $42,000.
LOTS

Gulf Aire across from pool, $24,500.

.ACREAGE/OVERSTREET AREA

2.75 acres, trees. $16,000.

PORT ST. JOE AREA
137 Cape Plantation, Port St. Joe. Beautiful view overlooking
St. Joseph's-Bay Country Club golf course. 3BR/2BA, 2 car
garage, price: $179,900. MLS#2970.
443 Rd. 20 3BR/2 BA on 2 lots, fireplace, great room.
$79,900.
LOTS
Port St. Joe: Ward Ridge, six Iots
Port St. Joe: Approx 75 x 180 121 Hunter Circle. Nice lot in
great location. $19,500.00 MLS.3661 Call Susie White 850-
227-9600.
Port St. Joe: 16 St., Lot 8, approx. 75'xl80' waiting for that
dream home. Water and sewer are already' in place.
$24,500.00. MLS#3838. Call Susie White, 850-227-9600 or
850-227-4046. This will not last long.
Port St. Joe: 16 St., Lot 7 approx. 75'x180', water and sewer are
already in place. $24,500.00. MI.S3837. Call Susie White,
850-227-9600 or 850-227-4046.


Simmons Bayou Branch Office
2010 Hwy. C-30
(850) 227-9600 Fax (850) 227-2115.


LiU8 1th St., tforJ c.te /zA recent-
ly renovateJ e Lalee, carport, sep-
arate from"-O eLarge deck in back.
Beautiful home. Reduced $124,900, Call
Susie White 850-227-9600. MLS#3249.


2003 Palm Blvd., 3bd/2ba, living/family/
dining room, great location. Call Susie
White today, 227-9600. $110,000.


Whie'City: Approx 100 x 200 nice lots $16,500.00
MLS#3572 Call Susie White 850-227-9600:
Ward Ridge 75xf20', city water & sewer, owner financing,
$19,900.
Cabell Drive lots that are 135' to 140'on the front. Water and
sewer. $18,000 to $28,500.
Garrison & Marvin Ave. several lots that are 100'xl50' from
$14,000 to $21,000.
Highland View Bay Breeze Subd., 100'x297'. $11,900 and up.
Lot 20, approx. 100'x297', nice lot, will not last long. $15,500.
Call Susie White 850-227-9600 or 850-227-4046.

Large Tracts We have several large gulffront,
bayfront and lagoon front tracts available
that would be excellent for development.
1.75 million to 8 million.

For more information about
these and other properties
for sale or rent
call 1-800-852-2990 or
www. thompson-rish.com


Two Offices to Serve You:


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The Star. Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. Sept. 16. 1999


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AUCTION EVERY FRIDAY NITE, at,
7 p.m. EST at Old Port Theatre in Port
St. Joe. Wade Clark Auctions,
850-229-9282.
10% Buyer's Premium. AB1239, AU 1737 AU1743,





1993 Corsica, blue, power windows and
door locks, new engine, good condition.
$3500 firm. Call 229-67;0. 4tc 9/16
1998 Honda Shadow 1100CC motorcy-
cle,'-4,000 miles, loaded.'Call 850-648-
4972. 2tp 9/16
4 j987 T-bird, one owner, $1,500. Call
647-'5993 after 7:00 p.m. 2tc 9/9
'94 Ford Ranger XLT, 4 cylinder, 5 spd,
4ir, cassette, sliding rear window, alloy
wheels, bed liner, 28,500 miles, $6,800
obo. 229-9211. 2tp 9/9
Sealed Bids Only! 1983 Dodge Ram
Ch.ager. 2-door, 109.401'.miles. Bids
wfil.'be received by the Mexico Beach
Fire. Department unul 4:00 pm CT.
September 17, 1999; to be opened at
4:30 pm CT on that date. Minimum bid
is $1,500. This sale is "as is only". You
may view this vehicle any day from,,8:00
am to 4:30 pm CT at the City Hall,. 118
N. 14th St., Mexico Beach, FL 32410.
You may drop off you bid, or mail it to
MBFD, PO Box 13018, Mexico Beach,
FL 32410. Please mark SEALED BID on
outside of envelope. 3tc 9/2






42' custom Carolina charter/commer-
cial. new Sitex l..den electronics, 8kw
generator. A/C. 6V53 GM's. great
shape. money maker, turn key, running
daily. New boat here. Some owner
financing possible. Call 850-648-5401.
8tc 8/19
Boat with trailer, asking $950, OBO.
Call 229-8652. 2tp 9/16






CONSIGNMENT BUSINESS FOR SALE:
Easy terms available. Call 227-3224 for,
more information. 2tp 9/16





2BR/2BA house across from beach.
8650 per month. Call 647-9214. 2,c 9' 16
Murphy. North Carolina. see the leaves
change. Sept. Oct.. S450 per week.
Call 561-335-702 1. 6tc 9/16
2 bedroom trailer available October Ist.
Call 229-2631. 2tp 9/16
One bedroom apartment furnished,
utilities included, first and last month's
rent required. Walking distance to
Mexico Beach. 648-5033. 2tc 9/9
Mobile home, 2 bdrm., 1 ba. nice mobile
home on 1/2 acre lot in Overstreet,
$300 mo., $150 deposit. No pets. 648-
8616. 2tc'9/9

BEACH STORAGE
Day: 227-7200,
night: 647-3882
St. Joe Beach:


Mexico Beach Mini
Storage Units, 6'x12',
and 12'x12'. 648-5146,
Fantasy Properties
Suc 9/2


Available Soon! 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/TIY ACCESS
(352) 472-3952
tr 9/2 n"t'ka


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

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2/2 furnished home Cape San Blas.
Boardwalk to beach, covered deck, split
floor plan. $650/month. Please call
Prudential Resort Realty, 227-2000.
tfc 9/2,.

Mexico Beach mobile home lot for rent'
in quiet park Call 648-8201. tfc 9/2
Spacious 3 bdrm., 2 ba. home, Ig.
fenced yard, kids and pets welcome. 1,
block from beach. $650/mo. Bill
Howard, 647-9286. tfc 9/2;
Mexico Beach mobile home lot for rent
in quiet park. Call 648-8201. tfc 9/2'
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 850-648-5777 for more
information. tfc 9/2
Gulf Shore Court. Trailer for rent. No
pets. 1 block from St. Joe Beach. 647-
5106. tfc 9/2
For Rent: quaint building, clean, small.
easy to decorate. Ideal for small wed-
dings. receptions, dinners, great rates.
For information call 227-1278, 0or227-
1776..... tic 9/2
Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty Manor
Circle, Port St. Joe. Affordable housing
for the elderly and the handicapped.
Cen. h &a," laundry, facilities. energy
efficient const'. stove-& 'refrig.. fur-
nished. fully carpeted. 1 bdrm.. apts. on
site Equal Oppor. Housing Complex.Call
229-6353 for more information; NOW
TAKING APPLICATIONS tfc 9/2
UNFURNISHED '
* Large 2 bdrih: 'house, stove & refrig.
*cen. h&a. screen porch. carport &
laundry rm.
Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house. 1 1/2i'
ba., inside laundry rm., ch&a, dish-,
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
pets.
FURNISHED
*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat '& air,
%.asher/drver hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hookup.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m. tfc 9/2





Moving Sale: Porch rumage sale. Call
648-8933. I tc9/16
Garage Sale: Saturday, Sept. 18th,
8:00-1:00 ET, 208 Monument Avenue,
Port St. Joe. Household items and
clothes. Rain cancels.. Itc 9/16
Garage Sale/Flea Market, Fri., Sat. and
Sun., 7:00 a.m. until ? 4000 N. Hwy.
71, Wewahltchka. Flea Market space
available. 639-9222. 8tc 9/7





MARKETING: Seeking ambitious man-
ager, excellent compensation, bonus
car, free travel and more. Call. 1-888-
260-8275. 2tc9/16

MINI STORAGE
Ofc. 509 4th St.7
Port St. Joe, FL

229-6200

Now Renting Spacious
1 bedroom apartment
PINE RIDGE APTS.,125
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451
Some subsidy available
S Central heat and air
Wall to wall .carpeting
Laundry Fac;lities
'-. '. Mini Blinds
S. n-site Monagemeni
Voice/TTY Access R
(352) 472-3952

Now Renting Spacious
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS., 125
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451

Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities
On-site Management
(- Voice/TrY Access L=J
(352) 472-3952 v
tfc 9/2


For Rent
MOSS CREEK APTS.,126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465.
(850) 639-2722
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities


On-site Management
t.. Voice/TTY Access
(352) 472-3952 tBM
tfc 9/2


Now hiring full and part-time CNA's,
LPN's, and a Nursing Supervisor.
Please stop by and pick up an applica-
tion at SunBridge Care and Rehabilita-
tion Center, 220 9th St., Port St. Joe.
Itc 9/16
LPN, 3-11 F/T, 22 bed SNF (non-
Medicare), pleasant working environ-
ment, comparable benefits/wage scale.
Call Judy Howell 850-785-6121.. itc 9/16
MANAGERS NEEDED in environmental
products for residential and commer-
cial. $50,000 to $75,000 potential first
year. Willtrain part-time or full. Call 1-
888-260-8275. 2tc 9/16
Custodian needed at First Baptist
Church of Port St. Joe, 30 hours per
week. Taking applications until
September 22, 1999. Call 227-1552.
ltc 9/16
Need experienced carpenters and
laborers immediately for local project.
Remodeling experience helpful. Pay
based on experience. Call 850-678-
1644. ltc 9/16
Need yard worker. Call 227-1824.
2tc 9/16
Pest control technician needed. Will
train right person. Call. 229-8720 or
apply at 321B Reid Ave., Port St. Joe.
S tfc 9/16
Need licensed salesperson, experience
in south Gull County preferred. Call
Tom at Tom Todd Realty, 227-1501.
tfc 9/2





;Used Restaurant Equipment: Gas fry-
ers, grills, ranges, convection ovens,
alto shaam prime rib ovens, "ice makers,
reach-in refrigerators and freezers,
sandwich units, walk-in coolers and
freezers, refrigerated base work tops,
display cases, .s/s fables, sinks, hoods
and more. Call 850-785-1568. Itc 9/16
Sears Lifestyler Expanse treadmill,
$500, 0-10 MPH, 2.0 HP DC motor; cof-
fee table, oak, 21'x60'; black metal
daybed w/mattress. Call 648-8190.
Itc 9/16


CUSTOM LAWN

SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559


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

Residential *custom wood
Commercial *Industrial
A 8 R Fence
S Fencing and Concrete Work
Albert Flelschmann FREE Estimates
EIN#5931156d6. (850) 647-4047

Locally ,
Owned ., ,


ieC\ ,, Residential
To / Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
*Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
SFlea Control C.-',,:,mr,,un-
Household Pest'Cor,-,ic. N-, Tr,-alrr,.',,
r- i l E I .le I ,'is .' l e pori' CIr, lru.:lO,' ,'T -

[EAMILY OWNED
PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
"Serving the Entire Area"
Free Estimates & Inspections
Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Products

-683 1 r2982


DIETERS DREAM: Lose 10 to 29 lbs.
per month and keep it off. Call 850-592-
4376. 2tc 9/16
30" electric Kenmore range, almond
'-.th self cleaning oven. Call 227-9478.
ltp9/16
HAY FOR SALE, $3.00 a bale. Call.639-
2652. 8tp9/16
Yamaha generators. 1.0 kw; two 12 kw
gas & 6.5 kw diesel. Financing avail-
able. No money' down. Marquardt's
Marina, Hwy. 98, Mexico Beach', 850-
,648-8900. tfc 9/9
Anyone with any old air conditioner that
they would like to get rid of, call B. R.
Williams, Sr. at 229-6221. 2tp 9/9
Riding lawn mower,! 12 hp, 38" cut,
$300. 648-8201. tfc 9/9
Florida State season football tickets for
sale. Have 2 tickets for each game, Ga.
Tech, N.C. State,' Wake Forest,
Maryland. Call 227-1392.-, 2tp 9/9 .
Utility trailer, approx. 8x30'. Excellent
for construction site or office use. First
$1,000 gets it., Needs cool seal. Call
648-5905 after 6:00 p.m. 2tc 9/9
,~,Oak dining table with, four rolling swiv-
el chairs. Call 229-700Q.0 4tc 9/2
8x8' all wood children's playhouse.
$500. Call 227-9754. tfc: 9/2
Two white gold wedding bands, S100
each. Call 827-2379. tfc ,9/2
Lucky dog? Lucky cat? They will be with
your pet food (or cash) donation to the
animal shelter. 227-1103 10tp 9/02
Used furniture for sale. Johnnie's
Trim Shop, 310 4th St., Port St. Joe.
,, .; fc 9/2
AVON serving Tyndall. the beaches arid
Port St. Joe. Susan, 648-,4625. tfc 9/2





Land home packages. Bav and Gull
County "Move in Specials'. Ready to
move in now! Call 1-600-239-4671.
2tc 9/16


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


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










PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 227-2112

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


Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 15 Pius Years !
Major Appliance, Air Condition & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
850-229-8416
RA0043378 1 ERM007623

Office: 850-229-6018
4. Fax: 850-229-8976


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


Easy terms; easy financing, good inter-
est rates on home and land packages.
Discounts for cash or good credit Call
1-800-239-4671. 2tc 9/16
1992 14'x55' Fleetwood mobile home.
2BR/113A, all electric, central heat &
AC. Includes washer, dryer, power pole,
and 10'x30' deck. Call 227-7372. 2tp,9/16
Mobile home sale, in Wewahitchka.
Owner finance, no credit check, 3 bed-
room, 1 1/2 bath, 14' wide, small down
payment, great terms. HURRY! 784-
2087. tfc 9/2


2000 Millennium Sale!
Our 42nd Anniversay Sale,
'The 2000 models are here.,
.Zpne II, Zone III, DCA modulars,
SHIP, VA, FHA, rural development
approved.
Land home packages ready to move
into! (Bay and Gulf County)
Singlewide selected models
$1000 below cost!
Live band and on lot promotion
Sept. 25th and 26th.
Sil's Mobile Homes
1023 N. Tyndall Pkwy.
Panama City. FL 32404
1-800-239-4671






Hershel L.- Harrison, Jr. hereby !dis-
solves his partnership. with Robert A.
Harrison (aka, Bob Harrison) H & H
Siding effective August 30, 1999.
I, Hershel L. Harrison Jr., as of August
30, 1999 will no longer be responsible
for the debts incurred. by Robert. A.
Harrison (aka Bob Harrison) H. & H
Siding. 2tc 9/9




Boxers for sale: 2 males and 1 female,
229-9482, call for more info. tfc 9/9


COINS BY THE BAY! I buy and sell old
coins and paper money. Billy Stephens,
fair prices. Home 229-8104, bus. 229-
6803. tfc 9/2

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


C. ,J. Lawn


FULL LAWN SERVICE
VACUUM YARD MACHINES'
TRIMMING -
I will work for you.
Licensed and Insured Serving
Mexico Beach; St. Joe Beach, Port
St. Joe and Wewahitchka
Clyde Sanford. (850) 648-8492


Gizmo, beautiful AKC registered 2 year
old dalmation stud, needs room to run,
sacrifice $195 OBO. Itc 9/16
Need temporary foster home for beauti-
ful dog, all feed furnished. Choice of
breeds. Call 227-1103. lOtp 9/02
Jack Russell and Rat Terrier pups. Call
648-5306. 2tc 9/2
Free: colorful kittens. Call 227-2008.
2tc 9/2





2BR/2BA 2-story home. across from
beach,. $179,000. Call 647-9214. tfc 9/16
Mobile home lot walking distance to gulf
in Mexico Beach. Asking $37,500. Call
648-5337 for additional information.
3tp 9/16
For sale by 'owner: 14'x70' mobile
home 2 blocks from beach, corner lot,
$68,000. Call 229-6961. tfc 9/16
Lots for sale In Port St. Joe. Four lots
comer of'Palm Blvd. and 19th St. High
and dry, no fill needed. Will sell all or
split. Call Phil 227-2112 days or 229-
8409 nights. tfc 9/2
..For sale in Wewa. Single wide trailer.
screen porch. utdity room. shadY' lot.
some financing. -24.500 639-5920.
rfc 9/2
Lovely 3BR/2BA brick ranch 'in Gulf
Aire Subdivision. Only steps from pn-
vate pool and beach, 1$S9.000. Call
647-9369. ; tfc 9/2
For SaleBy Owner: 1 parcel of land in
Overstreet, FL. For more information,
call 648-5094. 4tp 9/2
2123 Grouper Ave., Highland View, 3
bdrm. mobile home. Shady corner lot,
cent. h/a, new septic, S29.900. OurTer
agent. Call 647-9358. tUc 9/2
By Owner: 3BR/1BA block home
w/vinyl siding. Juniper Ave., near
schools. Family room, extra kitchen,
cent. heat/AC, carport, 40' workshop/
shed 12'x24' utility shed. satellite dish.
auto ,sprinkler system, fenced back
yard. $75,000. Call 229-6070. tfc 9/2


STUTZMAN ROOFING
RC #0038936
Specializing in Reroofs *
Single-Ply & Repairs
"Where Quality Is Higher Than Price"
229-8631 ,



Steve Brant's


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

229-6326
Mobile 899-0219 or
899-0218
-, ,. tfc 9/2


2026 Marvin Avenue
.a1' l'RO Port Stf Joe, FL 32456
License #RC0067081

Phone(850)

? -25Ylrs ExpedenCe-& .229 6859
tifc 9/2



Michael Wood Residential Contractor 227-1589
Fine carpentry & architectural details
repairs remodels decks fenced
Insured License #RR00671,90


( GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION' & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
SERVICE AGREEMENTS
S648-5474 FL LICENSE ER0010992, RA1154218


THE CABINET SHOPPE

WJEF OWLL9UWNER OVER 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE
580 Palmetto Dr., Overstreet Phone 648-4088
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Fax 648-8752

'PUMP REPAIR & SALES LICENSED & INSURED

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


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R RATES: 1
Line ads: $3.50 for first 20 words,
$2.00 for each additional week, plus 5C
for each additional word per week. Call
227-1278 to place yours.
DEADLINE:
. Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. SHARP


ADS


Home for sale with 1 acre in Honeyville.
3BR/1BA, large screened porch, large
workshop, cent. h/a. Asking $45,000.
Call 639-3534 after 7:00 p.m. 6tc 9/2
Trade Key Largo house-ocean, canal, 3
bedroom, 3 bath for San Bias gulf front
house. 305-852.5312. tfc 9/2
A nice 3 bdrm., 2 ba. double wide
mobile home on 75x150 lot in quiet
neighborhood on St. Joe Beach, asking
$55,000. Call 647-3292. tfc 9/2
Cape San Bias lot. 107'x102', septic
tank, water meter, BEACH SIDE/EASE-
MENT, $49,900. Hendricks RE, Brenda
Lynn (850)432-9049. 4tc 8/26
For Sale by Owner: 2 story house for
sale, 2050 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 2 1/2 ba.,
large covered front & back porch.
Features 16x32'master bdrm. w/walk-
in closet. Garden tub & shower, sunken
den, fireplace, surround, sound set-up.
Formal. dining room, breakfast nook,
12x16 utility shed. 101 Yaupon St. By
appointment only. 229-6411 tfc 9/2
3BR/2BA brick/stucco home on I 1/2
lots, 2108 Cypress Ave.. Port St. Joe.
privacy fence, cypress shop/playhouse,
fireplace, large great room, $110,000.'
Call 229-6778. tfc 7/29
Perfect fish camp less than 1/2 block
from river with public boat landing.
Beautiful lot with newly remodeled
mobile home, new cent. h/a. and much
more. No flood zone. Asking S29.000.',
Call 639-3585. 4te 9/2'





Roommate wanted: professional, non;
smoking, no pets, no kids, to share 3
bedroom house. Call 229-2624. tfc 9/9,


CORRECTED NOTICE EF
APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Martha R.
Polori, the holder of the following Tax Certificate,
has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate number and year of
issuance, the description of the property, and the
names in which it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No. 62 Applicatlon No. 99-02
Year of Issuance: 1997 R.E. No. 00731-800
Description of Pr6perty:
LEGAL DESCRIPTION
Commence at a concrete monument mark-
ing the Northwest comer of the Southwest
Quarter of Section 18. Township 5 South,
Range 9 West, Gulf County. Florida and run
S0043'07W. 774.06 feet to an iron bar,
then" S89"47'25"E, 898.29 feet to an iron.
bar: then continue S89"47'25"E. 67.50 feet
to the East boundary line of the 66 foot wide
right of way for State Road No., 71; then
N14-29W. (Bearing Base) along said East
boundary line 2174.01 feet to a concrete
monument; then leaving said East boundary
line run N8957'41"E, along the North
boundary line of the apparent maintained
right of way for Forehand Road 939.75 feet
to an Iron bar; then N89*30'31"E, along said
,North boundary Ilne 224.73 feet to an iron..
bar and the Point of Beginning. From said ,
Point of Beginning, continue N89*30'31"E
along said North boundary line 208,50 feet:
then leaving said. North boundary line run
NOO*229'29W. 208.50 feet to an iron bar;
then S89*30'31'W. 208.50 feet to an iron
bar; then SOO29'29"E, 208.50 feet to the .
Point of Beginning.
THE GRANTEE(S) OF THE LAST DEED OF
RECORD ARE:
Edward King .
Nai'.'e in which .asessed Edward and Shirley King
All of said property being in the Gulf County, State
of Florida. ,. '
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed accord-
ing to law, the property described in such certifl-
Ccate will be sold to the highest bidder in the front
Lobby of the Gulf County Co.urhouse at 11:00
AM E S T, on Wednesday, the 29th day of
September. 1999.
Date'dthis 20th day of August. 1999
BENNY C LISTER
S, LERK OF THE CiRCUiTf COURT
S GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
BY: ,'s/ Rebecca L No.nris
Deputy Clerk
-4c. August 26 and Seiemb'r 2. 9. and 16, 1999.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDI-*
CIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY,_
FLORIDA
WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, F.A, :
successor by corporate merger io Great Western


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Bank, a Federal Savings Bank,
Plaintiff.
vs CASE NO. 99-132
ROBERT D. PARKER, et us., et al..
Dbfendant(s)
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an, .
Order of Final Judgment Scheduling Foreclosur ,
Sale entered on August 24, 1999 in this case now
pending in said Court. the style of which is indi,
cated above.
I nll 'ell to the rihe-i vra bitl bidder f,,
c -sh in r the GULF Counr> ,-,.,rthouue luuC' Film
Suet PF.-n 5t Joe FL at II 00 A .-1 EST or, iie
29th dea of September 19,99. the l'lloAing
cGi,.rnted property a.s eti onr, in said: Order ir ,t
Final Judgment, to-wit:
The following pr.:pert, in Gulf County.
Florida:
Villa' 2J-1 of Parcel 2J of CAPE SAND .--
LANDING, which consists of the following
portion of Lot Two (2), SAN BLAS SUBDI-
VISION, according to the plat thereof q
recorded in Plat Book 3,' pages 20. 21 and
22, Public Records of Gulf County. Florida:
A. Fee simple title to the following
described parcel of land together
with the improvements located I ) .
there.:.n the f.:.lio.1rig c.:.niiur,
of -e %11ill a re ,idenc.e bullJin-
and the land n ahicr, It 1i lo:aed.
Commencing at the SE corner of Lot 2, a
SAN BLAS ESTATES, as per plat thereof ,.
recorded in Plat Book3, pages 20 to 22,
Public Records of Gulf County, Florida;
Sthence S 68 degrees 05'05" W, along the
Southerly line of said Lot 2 for 568.04 feet;
thence N 18 degrees 24'47" E, 62.00 feet;
thence S 71 degrees 35'13" E, 26.00 feet to .
Sthe Point of Beginning.
B. A one-half undivided fee simply
interest as tenant in common with
the adjacent villa-owner in the
parcel legally described as follows
(being the common area):
EXHIBIT "A" .
Commencing at the SE corner of Lot 2, '
SAN BLAS ESTATES as per plat thereof
recorded in Plai B,,:..k 3 Fpagi 20 t' 22, '
,,Public R'cr,.i ,,I: Cuif C',Ljnr,. Florida
thence S 69 degree, 450'5i ,. along me
Southerly line o" faid L.t 2 a Jdistance of
568.04'feet for the Point of .Beginning:
thence continue S 60 degrees 45'05" W.
along said S.u-eeriv line for 70.96 feet;
thence N 20 degrees. 55' W 122.00 feet
to a Point on the Northerly line of said Lot
2; thence N 69 degrees'45'05" E, along
said Northerly line 81.16 feet; thence S, 19
degrees 4115" E, A122.00 feet to the Point *
'of Beginning;lThe Northerly 15.00 feet of
the above described property being subject


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to an easement for the purpose of ingress
Said egress); LESS Commencing at the SE
corner of Lot 2, SAN BLAS ESTATES, as
per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3,
pages 20 t, 22 Public Records of Gulf
County, Fk.rrnda, thence S 69 degrees
45'15" w, 67.14 feetr hence S018 degrees
24'47" W, 62.00 tier then' N,71 degrees
35'13"W, 26.00 feet for the Point of
Beginning: thence,continue N 71 degrees
35'13" W, 26.00 feet; thence N 18 degrees
24'47" E, 62.00 feet, thence S 71 degrees
35'13" E. 26.00 feet; Thence S 18 degrees
24'41" W; 62.00 feet to the Point of
Beginning.
ORDERED at Port St. Joe. Gulf County,
Florida, this 24th day of August.. 1999.
/s M V\auchan
A. Depura ClerK, Circuit Court
GULF, Florida
SPEAR & HOFFMAN P.A.
708 South Dblxe Highway
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Telephone (305) 666-2299
2tc; September 9 and 16, 1999.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS
FEDERAL CREDIT UNION,
Plaintiff, .
vs.' CASE NO. 99-187-CA
JAMES C. HALL and wife.
PATRICIA E. HALL,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice Is hereby given that pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated 8A31'99
ana entered in Cill Ca.e No 99. 187 of u.re Circun
Crouun o.i ihe Founrteenthl Judiciald Cir:uit of the
,Stl.ae oI Fnd3 i1 and lfor Guli Cuinrt uhereln
ST JOE PAPEtFJtAK.ERS FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION is Fl.dnuff andj J A.IES C HALL and wife
PATRICL LE HALL are Deifndants. i sill .ell to the
hhei ti ladder l.:r h at Lre 'ront door o0l the Gulf
County Courthouse- in Port St. Joe. Florida, at
11 :0, AM ET c.n the 2_i.t d a% of Septemrer
1999 the Ifllor.ing de ,:rlntbed propen-r)i et |i:,nh
Irn i.a:1 Final Judgment tr o -Ut
Lt1 i'5. Block A ,Erck'mlv E.rat' r V-
unreco.'rded ubdii-ion located ui. ihe NE
1.' 4 .i Setuon 23. Tua.nihip 5 South
R.anc' II eet Cull'Count Flonda .Aid
Lotl being nore full., descnbed as I'lilomz
Corrumencmiga atn tron pipe markming the
NE corner oI SW I.'4 ol NE 1,4 ol Secuon
23 T,.,.r,.'hip 3 ie.,ulh R wnge II ,Welt.
thence i 69 degrees 34 436 \'eit young me
,'orh hli ng iad 5 1 4 of NE 1. 4 a dl.
-ace orl" 307 32 fee to an Lion rod lor mun
.?ONT COF BEGINNING thence South 0


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degrees 20 15" West 233.65 feet to an iron
rod; thence North 89 degrees 39'45" West
100.00 feet to an Iron rod: thence North 0
degrees 20'15" East 233.80 feet to an Iron.
rod on said north'line of SW 1/4 of NE .
1/4; thence South 89 degrees 34'38" East ''
along said north line 100.00 feet,to the
POINT OF BEGINNING. Containing 0.537
acre, more or less. : '
TOGETHER WITH a '1993 Springhill
Double wide Mobile Home being 66 feet in
length and 24 feet in width, and bearing
identification numbers GAFLN34A16242-
SH and GAFLN34BI16242-SH which. Is
attached to, located on and made apart of
the property above described.
DATED this 3rd day of September, 1999.
BENNY LISTER
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
BY /s/ M. Vaughani
Deputy Clerk
2tc, September 9 and 16, 1999.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO. 99-189, .
ST. JOE PAPERMAKERS
FEDERAL CREDIT UNION,
Plaintiff,.
vs.NE RA E. L' a ,
JOANNE RAFFIELD. ik a


JOANNA YOUNGBLOOD and 'r .
JOANNE 'vOLuNGBLOOD
Defendant.'
NOTICE OF SALE
Nouce ii he'eb, iTven thai puruamnt to a Final
,Judemnt .:I Foreclosure dated 31/1999. and
entered inr CaIl Ca-e No 9r- 189 of the Circuit
Coun of' the Founrteenth Judiial Circuit, of the
Stare It" fionda in and I'or Gall County. wherein
ST JOE PAP .Rl.IA:ERS FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION is Flaminuf and JOANNE RAFFIELD f, k'
JOANNA YIOUNGBLOOD and JO.ANNE 'YOUNG.
BLOOD i; Delernant I sil1 sell to the highest bid-
der for ,cash at the front dao:ur of the Gulf County
Cournhoue in Port St Joe nonda at II 00 AM NI
E'T on the 26Utr daY of September 1999. the ful
lamin decnoed property as set forth in said Final
.Judgrent ltoa[
Corimence at an iron pipe marking tihe
NMW Corner of the SW I .-4 ,o fie NE 1, 4 of
S Secuon 23 TSS RIIW Gulf County
Florida. and thernce go 5 9 degrees
34 36 E along the N boundary line of said
SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 (as monumented)
for a distance of 432.33 feet. thence go S
00 degrees 25'22"W for a dstarnce of
612.00 feet: thence go N 69 degrees
34'38"W for a dl ance of 26 46 feel i, the
Westerly right of way line of Creekei.e-
Drive (having a 66 fo.:.t wide night of xal I


for- ULe PIN. O G sai


for the POINT OF BEGINNING: from said
Point of Beginning go Southwesterly along
said right of way line along the arc of a
curve to the right which has a radius of
366.88 feet and a central angle of 00
degrees 43'01" for an arc length of 4.59
feet (chord bearing. S. 09 degrees 13'36"W
for, a distance of 4.59 feet) to a Point of
S Revere Cure P R 1. iherie conunuing
along said nghi rl c sa line alone g Lhe. arc oi'
a to'ure t, Ine leit ,rci n rnae a rldld- O"r
_"jsu 0.eel and a ceiarl angle ,l I
S./ degree 17 5A or an, tc disLar'ce of 95 62
feeit churd beanrt S 04 degree, 26 14 V'
for a distance of 95.7.0 feet): thence leaving
said right of way. line go N 89' degrees ..*
34'38' or ai-distance of 362 50 fed. more
or less, to. the water's edge oi Weupprd
Creek; thence go No,-hrris S.'.uunerl. and
Northerly along saij iaters edge to a .
point hith is N 69 sgtrees .4 38 1,' 280
S' reei. mo..re or eItss from ire FPoint of
BeTinninsg thern,e leading said water's-
S- edge Io S 89 degree 34'38"E for a dis-"
sance of 260 00 feei more or less, to the
Point of Beginning. Said parcel of land
being known as Lot 4 of the unrecorded
S' .plat of Creekvlew Estates.
S. DATED thIs 3rd day of September. 1999.
BENNY LISTER
S; ., CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
BY /s/M. Vaughan
Depun Clerk '
2te, September 9 and 16. 1999 '


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