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SIXTY-THIRD YEAR, NUMBER 20
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Kilmer Receives Committee
Jobs Page 3A
Area Students Experience
Pictorial Display on Page 1B
Coastal Petroleum Files
Suit Over Leases Page 3A
School News Read Page 3B
Classified Pages 6-88
* Tiger Sharks Post 3 District
Wins Photos, Stats on Page 8A
Gator Basketball Action.
Details on Page 8A
Lady Sharks Improve To
8-5 Get an Update on Page 7A
Obituaries See Page 28
Law Enforcement Activities
City & County on Page 6A
Kilmer to Host
Meeting in Gulf
Local State Representative
Bev Kilmner will be hosting a. town
hall meeting in Gulf County on
Friday evening, January 19th, at
6:30 p.m., ET.
The meeting will be held at
the Robert M.: Moore Administra-
tion Building in the courtroom/
commission meeting room area.
Rep. Kilmer 'ill open the
meeting with an outline of current
.conditions and events as prepara-
tions for the new legislative sea-
*son are being made. She will also
discuss legislative efforts and how
they might impact this district
and Gulf County.
Elected officials and local res-
idents are invited and encouraged
to.,atted.acL the owT i hall meeting
and participate through quesuons
Workers, from Gulf World
Marine Park released the last of
the sea turtles temporarily quar-
tered at the park into the warmer
waters of the Gulf of Mexico early
this week. -
Over 400 "cold stunned" tur-
tles xi'ere saved after local volun-
teers and state agency represen-
taties braved freezing tempera-
tures daily for a week to pull the
mostly endangered green sea fur-
ties from St. Joseph Bay.
Eleven turtles were released
Tuesday from the beach at Cape
San Bias. An-additional 30 of the
stranded turtles are currently
recuperating and receiving treat-
ment at marine parks throughout
the state. They were dispersed
ro6m Gulf World on .the chance
that the faciiytv'needed to accom,
nmodate an additional influx of the
The final captive group will be
released as soon as each is
deemed healthy enough to fare on
St. Joe's Vision For Gulf
Smallwood, Hendry Outline Growth Plans to City Fathers
In just a short period of time,
several radical changes have
taken place along the bay front
Clay Smallwood points out
specifics to the commissioners.
and business distinct of Port St.
Joe. Those changes are probably
just the tp of the iceberg com-
pared to the one that will likely
take place over the next few years
.as the comnlrunity rediscovers
Some of those changes. or
additions, include .the construc-
tion and development of the man-
na, start of First Street remake.
and Port City Shopping Center.
along with phase one completion
of Twin Palms Plaza (Buzzett's
During the Port St. Joe city
commissioners' meeting Tuesday
evening, St. Joe Timberland pres-
Marina is hub
of company's future
ident and local resident Clay
Smallwood outlined a proposed'
"vision" for development and
improvements for much of the.
downtown area and beyond.
The ideas were presented.
seeking input and approval from
the city board and community on.
development suggestions for the
Smallwood and John Hendry,
local St. Joe/Arida representa-
tive, outlined a framework of
ideas that would require a part-
nership of effort from the city.,
community, business persons,
Tim Wilder Principal
Of PS.J. Elementary
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Board recently approved Port St.
Joe High School Assistant
Principal Tim Wilder to fill the
principal's position vacated by
Catherine Barfield. She was
selected as Director of Personnel
at the Gulf County School Board
office following the retirement of
Wilder completed high school
at Port St. Joe in 1987, and went
on to graduate from George C.
Wallace Community College in
FHe received a degree in broad-
cast communications in' 1992
frpm Georgia Southern University
in Statesboro. Georgia, a master' s
,degree from Florida -State
University in administrative/edu-
catibnal leadership. and princi-
pal's certification training.
Wilder's educational work
history began in 1992 with duties
as a teacher and assistant football
and baseball coach at Port St.
In 1993, Wilder temporarily
became a "War Eagle" as .he
assumed teaching and head base-
ball coaching positions at Wakulla
Then, in 1998, he returned
-. home" as assistant principaL at'.
Port St. Joe High School, where
he has remained until school
resumed following the holidays.
"I consider myself fortunate to
be able to work at a 'school with
such a wonderful staff and stu-
dent body .. Together. we're
going to strive to make 'Port St.
Joe Elementary School the most
productive and' positive
environment possible for every-
one," Wilder said of his new posi-
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Trailer Destroyed By Fire
Fire completely destroyed this camper trailer last Thursday at the Howard Creek lower land-
ing. The trailer belonged to William Ogburn. Units from the Howard Creek and White City Volunteer
Fire Departments were dispatched the scene.
This map was displayed as an example of some of the development opportunities that
could be explored. John Hendry [inset] discusses the Highway 98 improvement zone.
and the St. Joe Company.
."We (the St. Joe Company) are
just one piece of the puzzle,"
When viewing the digital
power point display one could
quickly see the hub of future
development revolves around the
marina. This concept is consis-
tent with a vision study conduct-'
ed several -years ago by the Gulf
County Chamber of Commerce. In
fact, many of the ideas spelled out
m in that first study have already
begun to take shape by natural
Motel Top Priority
The initial: thrust, or first
step, of a development plan would
focus on drawing a motel to the
area. St. Joe Company has first
refusal rights on property north of
Port St. Joe Marina for the pur-
pose of bringing a motel to that
Smallwood said the St.. Joe
Company was prepared to offer
full assistance in helping make
this a reality as soon as possible.
If it's the wishes, of the board and
community, the company,
through its economic develop-
ment specialist Neal Wade, would
begin making contacts seeking a
Cong. Boyd To
Congressman Allen Boyd will
be visiting the Panhandle today
(Thursday, January 18th) to pre-
sent funding which he secured
;J through recent legislation.
At 10 a.m. (CT) Boyd will
bestow a. $200,000 ceremonial
check to officials' from the Tri-
'County Agriculture Complex
which was part of the Housing
and Urban Development's appro-
priations bill for FY 2001. The
presentation will be held at the
W.T. Neal Civic Center on
Highway 69 North in
Later that afternoon, Mexico
Beach officials will meet with the
congressman to receive a ceremo-
nial check for $152,000 for the
Mexico Beach Police and Fire
Departments. This funding will be
used to pay the city's portion of
the bill for upgrading to a new
800 MHz radio dispatch .system
being put into place by Bay
The gathering will begin at 4
p.m. (CT) at the Mexico Beach
City Hall, located at 118 North
The public is welcome to
attend these appearances by
group to build at the location.
Other properties surrounding
the marina could be generally ear-
eMaiea i comn0nercia. p -
marKea ior commercial efiu-
ment and parking.
The area located behind Port
City Shopping Center and across
First Street from the marina is St.-'
Joe Company property that would
be tagged for future marina
growth and expansion.
How all of this flows with the
existing downtown area is also a
major concern. .
"It's important to be an exten-
sion of the downtown Port St. Joe'
business district," Smallwood
Some of that improvement
zone should include "viewing vis-
tas" that would tie the existing
and new' areas of development
Downtown Residential and
Other areas mentioned were
- "bayride res'iaenti a to loi6rnes
located on St. Joe Company prop-
erty between Maddox Park and
the marina. A doTwntow\n expan-
sion area might also be located on
approximately five acres of prop-
erty across from Frank Pate, Jr.
The main corridor through
the city should also be a major
focus. St.. Joe has already com-
mitted to construct a park in a area
at- the northwest corner of
Highway 98 and Cecil G. Costin,
Sr. Boulevard. Landscaping, light-
ing, and other' improvements
would also help to unite the devel-
Hendry explained that for a
modest cost he felt the Highway
(See ST. JOE on Page 3A)
Gulf County Sheriff Frank
McKeithen graciously accepted
funds to purchase two K-9 bullet
proof vests 10-year-old Stacy
Hillman, of Casselberry, during
last week's K-9 training school
Stacy 'is the founder of
"Pennies to Protect Police Dogs"
and has been the driving force to
collect over $55,000 to purchase
more than 70 bullet proof vests
"We're quite honored to have
Stacy come all the way to Gulf
County to make this presenta-
tion," McKeithen said. "We proba-
bly would have never found the
funds in our tight budget to have
made this purchase on our own."
Two of the three Gulf County
K-9 Force will now be able to
sport bullet proof vests after the
$1,340 was contributed -by Stacy
to purchase two vests. "It is hoped
that money can be raised to pur-
chase one more vest," McKeithen
He presented Stacy with a
certificate of appreciation for her
help and an embroidered Gulf
County Sheriffs Office uniform
Ruby, Hert, and Heidi will be
able to participate in K-9 activities
under the shield of protection of
these vests in the not-too-distant
McKeithen also noted that
Sheriff McKeithen presents
a certificate and patch to Stacy.
.Gulf County was very pleased and
honored to have hosted, the
nationwide training school.
"I hope as time goes on we
will continue to have such expec-
tations to achieve the best of
training," he said.
Officers Shawn Butler, Richie
Burkett, and Ricky Tolbert are
Gulfs K-9 officers.
Funding for Two
K-9 Vests Donated
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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001
WILLIE RAMSEY, EDITOR
Gonna Get Even, Better dIaskedMotheronceaboutthe
day I was born, what was it like,
The "Ley" Brothers--Wesley and Kesley-have gone and started was it raining, was Dad excited,
this New Year's resolution stuff. I had really hoped they would let what was she thinking when they'
those crazy things slip by without mention this year. Not that I'dofl't were rushing her down to 'Dr.
make any. .but, if no one knows what resolutions I've made, then Holmes office ....
there's no pressure to have to keep them. She laughed, "Son, that was a
Here's my line ofthinking .. if people don't have any real high long time ago. Mostly, I remember
expectations because you haven't made any lofty promises, then when anticipating what you would be
you do accomplish something, those folks take notice and are right like. Hazel and I used to sit in that
proud of your accomplishments. Then; you( can follow up and say, "I waiting room during our check-ups
was just making good on my New Year's resolution." and discuss the possibilities if one
Ahhhh. but, if you make-a bunch of resolutions public, and in had a boy and the other had a girl.
writing; then you don't accomplish them, folks are going to look at you (Mom chuckledas if the two were
and go 'Nah, Nah-Nah, Nah-Nah, Nahhhh ." matchmaking 'before I even got
For that reason, I'm just going to share one. of my/our goals here here.) We prayed for healthy chil-
at The Star for the new year so I don't put too much pressure onus. dre 'We hoped you would be
If you're.not into computers this may not be very interesting to I was boir 6n January 11 'h,
you. Many of you know The Star was- one of the first weekly newspa- Robert Holmes Brewer as b
pers to post a web page online. This all occurred with a lot of help two days later. was to point out
from Rick Lamberson (Hometown Internet) and a few ideas and input often and loudlyover the next elgh-
on our part. teen years or so 'that we had to do
Over the years, we have expanded from having a pretty nice-look- it "my way" because I was the old-
ing page with a few of our weekly feature articles to placing the bulk est. .
of our news coverage online. One of the most recent additions has When Miss Katie picked us-'bp
been to include classified advertising online with daily updates. Not kindergarten we would rrae
only do classified ads appear in the paper and online; but, in almost each other for tie backseat-by-thie-
all casesthe ad will be placed online within less than 24 hours of the 'wiootw posi.tio. We alternately
time it is place at The Star. wrestled and laughed all the wa#yto
We've had numerous people make positive comments about this Miss Katie's ho oie. We were fAve
addition, but Dave May has the best testimony I've heard since we years old. "7 e
placed classified online a few weeks ago. Dave said he received an It was abqLt this time in life
inquiry from Oklahoma about a building for rent ad he had placed in that 1 discovered Miss Hazel's
the classified. The caller had read the ad "online" from The Star's spaghetti. It seems like they had; it
Over the next several weeks or months we will be. expanding, our
advertising online services to include our "trades and services" ads in .
the classified, as well as all other contract advertisers. Along with
those ads we'll also be opening links to those advertisers' web pages
so that instantaneous direct contact to the advertisers can: be made.
Furthermore, public notices and legal advertising is also being placed
online-if it isn't already online by. the time of this writing. -. -
Basically I guess our goal is to place practically 100% of the paper .
"online" while also taking advantage of the ability to provide much of ; '.
that information instantly. We also plan to include photos with the .A
articles, .and ads where applicable. '
Now, if some of you non-computer operators have hung with this
.blurb thus far, you are surely asking yourself, "Why?"
Lj Why are ya'll putting all that effort into those dadgum computers .' ,.- j'V
instead of further improving the printed paper? ...
First, let me say we have several-plans to further improve The Star ,
as a printed product this year, and have every intention of continuing "
to do so. But, the fact remains that we. must expand into new mar-
ketplaces and maximize our advertisers' dollars input in order to
maintain and expand our position as a media of choice.
Advertisers want eyeballs looking at their ads. The Star currently .
has a circulation of nearly 5,000 papers per week distributed.
Statistics indicate that the average paper is read by three members of
the household where it's distributed. If that is the case, then nearly
15,000 readers per week view the paper.
The web page offers us the ability to reach even. more eyeballs
while getting in on the ground floor of some of the fastest, growing "
medias in existence. '
www.StarFL.com is already getting a tremendous number of hits.
Over the past year, we've seen hits on our web pages escalate over
62%. One of the most recent: months topped 46,500 total number of
.web pages delivered.
If you haven't checked us out "online" you might want to give us i -pIP
a look. If indeed you are currently reading The' Star online, I hope F
You'll like the improvements we're making. ,
We would appreciate any suggestions, ideas, or comments our..,
online readers might have that would help us better serve their needs,'
Hunker Down With Kes
near 'bout even' Fnday night. I brand cost twenty -fie cents a can.
began to spend "near 'bout" ever The Red Bird imitations were only
Friday night over at Bobby's house! nine cents. Seemed like a no-brain-
He liked our bunk beds And er to us. We bought all the monet-
he loved to stay waith us. He'd get we had worth of the cheap ones.
on that top bunk with all three pil- \hew! Those things tasted .worsee
low- and bomb us from above. He than a two, week cld sp-am and
got along better with nmy brothers spinach cass.erole sandwich
'than I did. soaked in crude oil! When a pack of
As a matter of fact, we talked a ten-year-olds on an all night camp-
lot about' trading places .. out can't eat it-it's way past awful!
For real! Arid we had sixteen cans ....
And hardly a day went by that :Bobby and I shared some
we didn't have something going, unbelievable great times together,
'On Saturday afternoons we punched our way through a fight
elbowed, pushed, and, shoved over or two-or fifty, operated on a
the front row center seat at the pigeon in'that small garage behind
Park Theater. And we both looked his house, won a few' ball games
up in wonderment as Roy, Hoppv. al0ng the way. and lived through at
Gene or Lash chased after the bad' least one long. cold, hungry night!
guys. In thd parlance of our matinee
A few years later we had moved idols, "He was, one to ride the river
to the middle of the theater where thI". t .
we could lick. those Necco Wafers Miss Hazel died when we were
and sail'em toward the heads of the in junior' high school. I didn't
younger kids'down front. I think understand Bobby and I said very
that was Bobby's idea. little about it. I don't think he
We played for the same little understood either. You talk about a
league team. We started our foot-- helpless feeling. I have lived a life-
ball careers 'together on that field time believing that I somehow let
beside Tommy Gwaltney's house., him down as a friend.: If Yogi
We shot cap pistols. And then B-B 'thought so,'he never let on ....
guns.' And pellet guns: And later, I pulled like crazy for thing to
we graduated to 22's. "go right" between' himr anid.Nola
I called'him Yogi. He,.called me Purcell.. I know how much he liked
Heber. -,'-. ', her. My heart 'ached when it didn't
He read j ,a bookal about work out .
how to make gunpowder. We spent '! We used to sit:for hours under
hours blowing~ up those:small plas- -that-tree in his front vard and dis-
tic army.nieffhon my front porch. cuss'girls, and life; and what's 'in
I know'th& imitationrRed Bird store for us .... .
vienna sausages were his ideal We Graduation pointed us in dif-
were campirig''out. The'. Armour ferent directions.
by Kesley Colbert
He came over and visited me a
time or two when I was in college.
We spent a great night at the
Grand Ole Opry in 1968. And we
both managed to get back for our
twenty year class reunion.
That reunion was a hoot!
Bobby had just driven in from
Alaska. When we got down t6o the
prize for the classmate Who had
traveled the greatest distance to
make the reunion, he wouldn't
take it. His' reasoning was pure
Yogi, "My home is wherever my
truck is, Right now I'm living out- in
the parking lot."
I. haven't seen hirim in yeats. I
havy never met his son, Clint. He
doesn't know Josh and Jess. He is
a dentist now in Colorado. Gosh, I
remember when he'd sit.under that
old tree in his front yard and talk
:about going out West.. ; .. -
My mind lingers long and;hard
on him around the second week of
January. He sometimes calls' me
on the 12th just to remind me that
I'm a lot older.that him! He didn't
report in for 2001.
I guarantee you his thoughts
this past week have ruin to pillow
fights, pigeon operitirig. burning
plastic soldiers, spit, ball fights,
baseball games, and foul tas.ng
Time and distance are not that
Not between best friends.
Locked Up Tight As A Drum. I Think Not!
WHEN YOU LOCK your car,-
do you consider it locked? Does
that mean nobody can get in it?
I thought that was the case.
After all, when you -lock it; it's
locked, isn't it? One locks his
car to keep other people out of it
and to keep. other, people from
stealing it, isn't that so?
My car got locked the other
Saturday night, and not to keep
others from stealing it!
Frenchie locked the keys
Oh, you say, you have
The other -set was in
Frenchie's pocketbook and her
pocketbook was locked in the
car. It was locked up, big time!
Our car is .a, Witdstar and
you know 'how they advertise
those Windstars. They advertise
their safety. They are practically
fool proof, when it comes to
breaking in when they are
Put your valuables inside
by The Staro
LORiDA William H. Ra
CONSTITUTION Wesley R. Ram
Written by Wesley Ramsey /
and rest easy, they say.
"Lock your car when you
leave it parked," they say.
Well, I'm here to tell you that
those locks are for honest peo-
ple. They're not designed to keep
WE COULDN'T DRIVE to
church Sunday morning. The
car was locked up! -
We had to call Carol and ask
for a ride to church.
After Sunday 'School was
over, we still wondered how we
were going to get in the car. The
papers which came with the car
cautioned against such prac-
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tices as locking the keys in, the
car, or losing the keys. The book
gave instructions about how t
we'd need an identification
number to order another key. if
that should happen.
We went in the, auditorium
and-.sat down on the back rbw.
behind Sheriff Frank McKeithen.
I knew that the local police
formerly -unlocked cars in -.the
predicament I was in, so I asked -
the sheriff if they still performed -
"What kind of car is it?". he '
asked. I could hear him telling
me, "No, we can't open those
cars. They are burglar proof!" .
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Instead he asked me where .he
could get to a phone. ,
Five minutes before church
started, he went to phone his
office and tell them of. my awful
problem.' He came back 10 min-
utes later and told m-m a deputy
was going to try and open up my
car for me. -.'.. .
I didn't have much hope that
he would, but I thanked him for
Well, ten minutes before the
preacher started preaching,
Deputy Bobby Plair slipped in
the back door and handed me
my car keys "
In less than 30 minutes Plair
had received the information',
driven all the way to my house
and unlocked my unlockable.
Somehow, I-had mixed feel-
ings about his getting inside
that car .sb 'quickly. I thought' it
was impossible to get inside, if I
didn't want someone to -get
SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
IN COUNTY $15.00 IN COUNTY $10.00 SIX MONTHS
OUT OF COUNTY -,$20.00 YEAR OUT OF COUNTY $15.00 SIX MONTHS
TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements
She publishers do-not hold themselves, liable for damage further than
,,amount received'for such advertisement.
The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed
word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely
asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The
spoken word is lost; the printed word remains.
I thought items locked in the
car were safe!
I COULDN'T BE more mis-
taken! It does no good to lock
something inside your car, nor
even to take the keys out of it., ,f
a thief decides he wants youi-.
car,,: or anything inside, he can
gei it! In a short time!
For years 1. never took the
key out of my car. I always left it
in the ignition; so Irwould always
know where it was. ,
People chided me for my
habit, telling me someone was
going to -steal my car someday.
Well, nobody ever stole my car,
but they had just as well, with
the keys locked inside.
Frenchie swears she will
never do. it again, but with her
propensity for never knowing
where: her keys are, I'm not
going to bet on it!
I'LL BET YOU thought your
car was burglar-proof, too, did-
n't you? '
They're just a "RTubic's Cue'
for some burglar rtro so Ie.
Someone with the know-lhVw
,,and the".tools can get inside i a
matter of minutes and you \11
have:been violated! 1
I've always heard that Io: ks
are for ihbnest folks and 1 Ik
'.that old "cliche with a.grainof
,salt, but, with:, the. speed Ih
which.Deputy Plair gained eritry
to my "safe" car I believe ihe
cliche is more truth than poety.
." So my advice s, 'if y'~oU"'d(t
wantC it stolen, d n't leave, it
youi' car! ,
S.If sends chills up my ba4k,
every time I see one ,of those
expensive rifles hanging in Hi e
back window' of.a pick-up truck.
Someone Could open up t at
truck because they wanted thie
rifle, and not just because soi e-
one happened' to lock the klys
St. Joseph Bay
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001 PAGE
Coastal Petroleum Files Suit Over Oil Leases
The appeals court concluded,
"This is a matter to be resolved in
circuit court." Thus, the company
is seeking the recourse suggested
"After more than 30 years of
litigation and numerous court rul-
ings upholding the validity of the
leases, it's time for the state of
provide Coastal Petroleum with
fair market compensation for
what amounts to a taking of prop-
erty," said S. Cary Gaylord of
Gaylord, Merlin, Ludovici, Diaz &
Bain, the Tampa-based law firm
* representing Coastal Petroleum.
Coastal Petroleum's lawsuit
seeks compensation for the taking
. of lease 224-A, which covers
about 400,000 acres in the Gulf of
Mexico extending from Apalachi-
cola to Pasco County. That lease
includes the location off St.
George Island where the company
was denied a drilling permit.
rom Page 1
98 corridor could gain a maxi-
mum visual impact which would
'help to slow people down as they
pass through the downtown dis-
trict. The theme used would be
consistent with the theme cur-
rently used in the downtown Port
St. Joe area. ,
;,. Another idea was to develop a
public walking/biking path along
St. Joseph Bay.
During discussions with
Smallwood. he stated the St. Joe
Company has already committed
to the area and was making
' investments, such as the marina
- lease operations, in the future.
The 'company lost over
S250,000 last year. in the opera-
tion- of the marina.
"We'll continue to do that
because we believe in it (the man-
na) and in the community," John
Deep Water Port Development
Plans outlined did not include
the deep water port and' ware-
.'house area located at the end of
First iStreet on St. Joseph Bay.
Smallwood explained that St. Joe
Company and the Port Authority
v; were working together on a deal to
sell the property to the Port
He said the plans would
hopefully help reactivate the port.
., Negotiations also include a future
'! buy-back clause tied. t._.develop-.
ment of a larger. g e suitable
The history of the oil and gas
leases dates back to 1941, when
the state granted the leases to
Arnold Oil Exploration, Coastal
Petroleum's predecessor. Arnold
Oil Exploration became Coastal
Petroleum in 1947. For years,
Coastal Petroleum explored its
lease holds, but by 1968, public
officials sought to regain the
leaseholds and the leases have
been the subject of litigation ever
Coastal Petroleum Company
is a majority-owned subsidiary of
of. Coastal Caribbean Oils &
Minerals, Ltd., which is traded on
the (OTC Bulletin Board: COCBF)
and traded on the Boston Stock
Exchange (CCO-B; CCO-BN).
Statements included in this
press release, which are not his-
torical in nature are intended to
be, and are hereby identified as,
"forward-looking statements" for
Chamber of Com-
Scholz, shown at
right, holds up
ings of Twin Palms
Plaza. The plaza ,
project is to be
three phases, the
first, of which has '
recently been com- i i
port site (possibly on St. Joe land
on the opposite side of the mill
Expanded Development Area
An expanded development
area was also outlined stretching
from Port St. Joe to White City.
This area included property from
the, Intracoastal Waterway and
GulfCounty Canal to Highway 71.
Much of the area is. ear-
marked for industrial and, com-
mercial development with some
residential use included.
Smallwood indicated that busi-'
nesses such as Gulf County
Shipbuilding (which has located
its shipbuilding facility on proper-
ty along the canal) are target
industries for development in this
City commissioners viewed
the plans very favorably.
Mayor Frank Pate stated, "I
personally think this is a very'
good plan-I'm ready to see us get
started as soon as possible."
Twin Palms Plaza
David Warriner added to the
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readers that forward looking
statements are subject to certain
risks and uncertainties that could
.cause actual results to differ
materially from those indicated in
the forward looking statements.
Among the risks and uncertain-
ties are the uncertainty of any
decision favorable to Coastal
Petroleum in its litigation against
the state of Florida and the, sub-
stantial cost of continuing the liti-
Coastal Petroleum Company
announced Tuesday that it has
filed a lawsuit against the state of
Florida seeking compensation for
the state's taking of its property
rights to explore for oil and gas
within its state lease in the Gulf of
excitement of the meeting by
revealing his.plans.to start phase
two of Twin Palms Plaza. Warriner
recently completed phase one of
this development when the old
post office buildirig was totally
refurbished and Buzzett's' Drnigs
moved to the location'.:
Phase, two will include the: ,
Tapper Company office/business
complex and Maripa Groceries.
The shopping plaza is located
between Second and Third Streets y.
along Highway 98, and occupies
almost the entire city block.
Plans are d, architecturally i
tie the buildings and businesses
together with matching designs, ,'..
including the front and rear of all '
businesses arid the parking area.
Phase three of the project will
include the area where Pate's
Service Center is located and will
get underway after phase two is
*Opened bids for Frank Pate
Park phase two. The city has a
S150.000 parks and recreation
grant to fund this project which
includes dredging and reworking
the boat launch facility located at
the park. The lowest bid was
approximately 850,000 over bud-
get when matching funds are
included. The board will meet
Tuesday, January 523rd, to hear
recommendations-;.from project ,
engineer Bill Kennedy (Preble-
Rish, Inc.) to bring'the job and bid
SThe board will.also negotiate
a contract with Bill Williams to
lease the old Ward' JRdge.City Hall
building after recel.ing his pro-
posal to lease the building.
*Accepted a .bid of S8.350 to
purchase surplus-machine work-
ing equipment. Frank Williams.
Sr. was the high bidder for the six k
pieces of machinery.
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The lawsuit, filed in Leon
County Circuit Court, asks the
court to determine the fair market
value of the 60-year-old state
lease that gives Coastal Petroleum
the exclusive right to, drill for oil
and gas in state waters in the gulf.
"The state wants it both,
ways," said Coastal Petroleum
President Philip Ware. 'The state
is refusing to allow Coastal
Petroleum to exercise its legal
right to explore for oil and gas
under the leases' the state sold to
us. At the same time, the state is
refusing to compensate us for tak-
ing away our property rights."
Ware noted that the intent of
the lawsuit is only to seek com-
pensation for the state's taking of
its property rights, not to force the
state to allow Coastal Petroleum
to drill for oil and gas. Although
Coastal Petroleum has consis-
tently sought a state permit to
drill on the lease, the company
also recognizes that Florida public
officials are opposed to offshore
oil and gas drilling and unlikely to
change their minds in the near
Coastal Petroleum officials
and independent oil exploration
experts have strong scientific evi-
dence of oil deep below the ocean
floor where the company holds a
The validity of Coastal
Petroleum's leases with the state
have repeatedly been upheld by
state and federal courts; and
acknowledged by the state offi-
On June 26,.the First District
Court of Appeal affirmed an ear-
lier ruling that the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection (DEP) could deny
Coastal Petroleum a permit to
drill an exploratory well about
nine miles south of St. George
Island in the Florida Panhandle.
While the appeals court held that
DEP could take such action on
the basis of a compelling public
purpose in,not allowing offshore
oil and gas drilling in Florida. the
court also found that DEP's action
would be unconstitutional "If just
compensation is not paid for what
Kilmer Receives Committee Jobs
Chairs Colleges and University Committee and More
Florida House of Representa-
tive Speaker Tom Feeniey (R-'
Oviedo) announced Tuesday that
State Representative Bev. Kilmer
(R-Quincy) will serve as the Chair
of Colleges and,. University
Committee as well as serving on'
the House Council for Lifelong
Learning, Crime Prevention,
Corrections & Safety Committee,
Economic Development &
International Trade Committee,
House .Redistricting Committee;
,pnd the Procedural and
-(. "In appointing our commit-
tees, I wanted to make sure we
,took advantage of our incredible
pool of talent.liere in the Florida
,Iouse," said speaker Feeney. "I
imn glad we will b6 able to draw on
I representative Kilmer's unique
skills and perspective as we solve
Florida's most pressing problems
.especially in the panhandle area."
"I am thnlled with my'corn-
mittee assignments." said Kilmer,
becausee each one allows me to
take an active role in areas that
*are particularly important to my
a Over the past two years,
,Representative Kilmer's passion
for Education and Economic
Development have been evident
especially in her ability .to have
five of her eight counties desig-
nated by Governor as "Areas of
Economic Critical Concern."
Representative Kilmer's dis-
trict includes part of Bay,
.Gadsden, Leoni and Walton coun-
ties and all of Calhoun, Gulf,
Jackson, and Liberty., ,
- C a
Former county commissioners Tommy Knox and Warren
Yeager were honored on January 16th by the Gulf County School
Board and Superintendent Jerry Kelley for their contributions
to the Gulf County school system during their tenures as com-
'missioners. Dr. Mary Pridgeon, board chairperson, presented
Knox and Yeager with plaques acknowledging their support and
Gulf World MarinePark
Panama City Beach
Says "Thank You" to everyone
that assisted in the collection
and care given to the over
400 sea turtles that stranded
themselves in the Port St. Joe area.
Thanks to everyone's immediate
response, the ,vast majority of these
animals survived and were released.
Gulf V ,orlrd
P A R
PAQ~E 4A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY-BLACK-AND-WHI1E CHILI
and tangy sour cream, they're sure to
score big with your Super Bowl party
Round out your menu with fresh
fruit, and veggies and dip. Bake apan
of chocolate brownies (from a mix),
and stir in some white chocolate chips
op and w~hitetem.
to carry out the black and white theme
No matter which teams end up play-
ing in the big game, you're suLIe it, be I
i._ .' winner when you serve Bla:ck-and-
S. White Chili.
Make this black bean and white chicken chilifor a great-tasting change of
pace. Moist and tender Peppered Sour Cream Biscuits complement this
Few days in the lives of sports fans are
as celebrated as Super Bowl Sunday.
And since most of us watch the game
from afar, via the television, it has also
become a major food fiesta. When it
comes to the perfect fare for game day,
here's a menu that's sure to please foot-
ball fanatics everywhere.'
If you're surrounded on Super Bowl
Sunday by football fans sporting dif-
ferent team colors, don't take sides;
serve some Black-and-White Chili in
honor of the men who help keep the
game sane-the referees. This hearty
soup combines big chunks of white
chicken breast meat with black beans,
green chilies and ground cumin. It's a
winning combination-the perfect
entr6e for Super Bowl fans. "Country
gravy mix. adds more flavor and just
the right thickness to .this delicious
meal-in-a-bowl," says Belinda Ellis,
home economist for White Lily.
Moist and tender Peppered Sour
Cream Biscuint complement this soup
perfectly. Flavored %% ith garlic pepper
gravy mix in water. Stir into boiling
soup; stir until thickened. Cover;
reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes
to allow flavors to blend. Stir in beans
and cilantro; heat through. Serve with
Peppered Sour Cream Biscuits. Makes
Peppered Sour Cream Biscuits
3 cups White Lily Self Rising Flour
3/4 teaspoon garlic-seasoned
I cup sour cream
,2/3 cup milk
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine,
.I large onion, c2 Preheat oven to 4500. In large bowl,
Large onion, chopped (about 2 cups) stir together all ingredients to form a
1 cup chopped celery ball. On floured surface, knead dough
I tablespoon vegetable oil by folding it in half 5 to 7 times. Pat or
1 to 1 1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken I" roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness. With
breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes biscuit cutter, cut into 3-inch rounds.
2 cans (14 1/2 oz. each) or I carton Place on baking sheet that has been
(32 oz.) chicken broth '' coated % ith cooking spray. Brush with
I can (4 1/2 oz.) chopped ic.'cn ihilies uddilional melted butter, if desired.
(undrained) Bake at 4500 for 13 to 15 minutes or
2 teaspoons ground cumin until golden brown. Makes 12 to 14
I package (2:75 oz.) White Lily, "' bicuits.
Country Gravy Mix To help carry out'the theme of your
cool water Super Bowl party menu, bake and
1/2 cup cool water serve White Lily's new Goo Goo"
2 cans (15 oz. each) black beans, Supreme Brownies to please your
rinsed and drained well :sports fans. Caramel, toasted pecans
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves and white marshmallows are already
In large saucepan, cook onion and cel- added to the brownie mix.
ery in oil over medium-high heat for5 For free recipes, or. to order the
to 7 minutes, stirring often, until onion, cookbook Sunday's Best Baking
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Gumbo Contest Planned At Mexico Beach
Special. Events for Mexico
Beach, Inc. wants. to know who,
cooks the best gumbo. On Satur-
day. February 17 between; the
hours of 11.00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.'
CST,' there will be a fierce compe-
tition of culinary skills which will;
determine who's who 'in the
Gumbo cooking arena. It will be
held at Sunset Park, next to the
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the top three winners. 1st place
will receive $500, "2nd place $250,;
arid 3rd place $100. No entry fee
will be charged and a panel of out,
of town judges will determine'.
which gumbo tastes the best.
People entering the contest
are required to produce two or'
more gallons of their specialty
Looks Who's Four!
Justin Ryan Martin cele--
brated his fourth birthday oni
January 9th. He had a party toJ
celebrate his big day on Saturday,.
January 6th with a Rugrats party
at his'home. Helping him cele-;
brate his big day were his mommy
and daddy, his little sissy Chy, his'
special 'friends Ben and Abbie'
Bridges, Austin Wood and cousins)
Dalton and Savanna Lowery.
He is' the son of Stacey and
Michelle Hanlon and the grand-)'
son of Gerald and Alice Martin of)
Port St. Joe and Gene and Betty.;
Sue Hanlon of Wewahitchka. His
great grandparents are Norman
and Margene Martin of Howard
Creek, Bessie Goff.of Highland,
View, and Frances Hanlon of
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gumbo. Everyone is also responsi- .
ble for bringing containers and
heating devices. The committee
will provide 'tables, electricity,
bowls, napkins, and utensils for
Gumbo from the cookoff will
'be sold by the bowl to raise money
for Mexico Beach's Independence
Day Celebration. Those wishing to
participate may pick up an
application at the Mexico Beach'
CDC Office or call 648-8196 local-
ly or 1-888-723-2546 out of town.
The annual bridge luncheon
will be Tuesday,, February 6 in
.Coldewey Hall at St. James*
Episcopal Church. located on'
22nd street.'Tickets will remain at
the low price of $8 and lunch will
be served at noon.
All bridge players please put
this important, fun date on your
calendar. Call Betty Fensom at
648-5020 or' the church office
before noon on weekdays at 227-
1845 for ticket information.
Non-bridge players may bring
a game of their choice or just
enjoy the luncheon and fello'w-
k Announcing a ne
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The Gulf County Senior Citi-
zens and the Wewahitchka Ele-
mentary School are proud to be
sponsoring the Valentine Pageant
The pageant is for
Wewahitchka students pre-k to
the sixth grade, and for all Gulf
County high school girls 13-19.
The pageant will be held on
February 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the
Jarrod Nathaniel Banks,
Banks Have A Son!
Russell and Tina Banks are
proud to announce the birth of
their son, Jarrod Nathaniel
Banks. born December 29 at Gulf
Coast Hospital. He weighed eight
pounds two ounces and was 20,
Maternal grandparents are
James and Montez Dandy, of
Mexico Beach and paternal
grandparents are Russell and
.Margaret Banks -of -Pell, City,
commons area. The practice ses-
sions will held on February 7th,
8th and 9th. There will be a prac-
tice rehearsal February 9 at 6:00
They are asking that the fam-
ilies pick. up and turn in the
application and entry fee of $10 to
the Wewahitchka Elementary
School by February 4.
Volunteers are always needed'
and welcome. Anyone interested :.
in helping is asked to call 229-'--
8466 and ask for Debbie.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001 PAGE 5A
Letters to the Editor .. .
Appreciates Coverage Given
Sanctuary Van To Fill Many Needs
"St. Joe Wildlife Sanctuary & Educational Center, Inc. will
now be able to better serve the communities' wildlife needs with
its newly acquired van. This vehicle will enable them to not only
be able, to transport injured wildlife from Gulf, Franklin, and
southeast Bay counties: but pick un needed supplies:and dona-
tions. It will also make them more available to attend educa-
tional display events in the community.
Raising Orchids at
1 L .
The' Sea .OatsL and Dunes *'February 10 at the Panama City
Garden Club met"at the Gulf 'Garden Club. Members were
County Beaches .Volunteer Fire encouraged to attend.
Station. Cpmmunityoom. on St. The club will conduct a chili
Joe Beach, Tuesday, January 9th, dinner at the fire hall on February
with Pr dent largaet Whitne y- 24. More will be announced about
Smith p-esiding. ". ...
,Smit siding. ,. .- this event at a later date.
After a brief busin-ss meeting Hostesses for the meeting
the president gave a very interest- were Mesdames Virginia Petros
ing program on raising orchids at Louise Kessel, and Susie Pippin
home. Florida's climate is very. The next meeting will be held at
conducive to growing these the Community Room or
unusual plants. It, however, was February 13. Though Florida's
recommended that a new gar- official Arbor Day is January 19
deer begin with theess expen- Jeff Cummings, State Forester
sive plants until shie is more wil speak on forestry.
familiar with the plant's needs w
. I was announced that vari-
ous free lectures with be held on"
Master of Social Work m
Program Meeting th
Florida State University at gr
Panama City and the FSU School
of Social \Vork \%ill be holding an
information meeting for those who
icish to obtain a Nlaster's in Social .
Work, but have a bachelor's
degree in an area other than
Social Work. The MSW will be a 61
credit hour, part-time program
and can be completed in 10
semesters. All classes will be
offered in the evenings or on
Weekends to accommodate those
students who work full-time.
In addition; the program
meets all requirement for licen-
sure in Florida as a Licensed
Clinical Social Worker. After grad-
uation, the student would need to
register as an intern and complete .
two years of supervision before ".'
becoming eligible to sit for licen-
sure. For more information, con- -
tact Claire Calohan at 522-2051 1:
or Arlene Shaheen at 522-2083. ^
Graduate of Air Traffic
i Navy Airman Recruit .
Christopher S. Kirk, son of Drema i
C. Kirk of Wewahitchka, recently
graduated from Air Traffic
During the course at Naval
Air Technical Training Center in
Millington, Tennessee, students
received basic control towei and
radar control training. Studies
include a-iation, weather, flight
data. ground and local control,
ba]ic radar, radio communica- I
tons. na'igation aids, flight plan-,
nijng a erconautical charts and
publ_-t.ior'-s. Students also
rece'.c tlh technical training nec-
ssar 1(:- r-,:eive Federal Aviation
.Adn u ni tration certification.
az Zin Sraw It In The Star!
Dear Mr. Ramsey,
I really appreciate and thank
you for the coverage The Star
gave our pristine and beautiful St.
Joseph Bay. and its inhabitants of
the time, our juvenile sea turtles.
It was truly a tribute .to these
Lanny and Rachel Blair, in
their article, described the
genuine and human relationship
that volunteers had with these
creatures of the bay. The desire
arid need to work together for one
common goal to save through
search and rescue, rehabilitation,
and finally the ultimate release
back into their natural habitat.
The willingness to live and togeth-
er to protect something so pre-
cious to our lives.
As a wildlife rehabilitator, I
work with critters of all kinds
throughout the year, but once-in-
Help to Care
for Sick Son
y lMassey Curtis Lovett, the. 17-
year-old son of Port St. Joe resi-
dent Betty Sue Lovett, has been
diagnosed with osteosarcoma
cancer and is currently undergo-
Sing treatment at All Children's
Hospital in St. Petersburg. He
attended Port St. Joe Elementary
School, and is still a frequent
summer visitor. He currently lives
with his father in south Florida.
According to Ms. Lovett he
has cancer in his leg and hip, and
will face .12-18 months of
chemotherapy. She solicits
prayers for his recovery from the
She has spent the past sev-
eral months with him as he has
undergone treatment, and reports
that travel expenses, meals, and
monthly bills are overwhelming at
this time. She is returning to St.
Petersburg this week as he begins
A fund has been set up at
ewahitchka State Bank to aid in
is. Any contributions would be
a-while the beauty of Mother
Nature brings home in an unex-
pected way that avenue that
alerts us as humans to stop and
see-see the creatures that share
life with us on our beloved Earth .
. it could be a sea turtle or a box
turtle, a bird or a squirrel, a worm
or a caterpillar, or the deer run-
.ning gracefully in the woods. In
this unexpected way, the sea tur-
I want to thank you and your
staff for the care and concern you
show toward our creatures
through stories, wrintings. and pic-
tures. The Star played, and con-
tinues to play, a role in the com-
mon goal to inform so as to
continue to share our heritage'.
Thank you, Mr. Ramsey and
staff for bringing it all together to
share with the readers.
Diane Bender Jauques
Diane Selected for
Diane Bender Jauques for-
merly of Port St. Joe, has chosen
to attend college at Jacksonviile
Community College where she is
studying in the medical field.
Diane was selected for the
Honor Society and this semester
made the Dean's list.
She is the daughter of Paulia
and Fred Hunter.
15th St. Mexico Beach .
"Fabulous Friday Feast--Italian Dinner"
Sponsored by the.Altar Society of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Italian Pasta in our secret hearty meat sauce, Salad, Dessert & Drink
Friday, January 26, 2001
Serving from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, CST
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PSJPD Report ]
No LICENSE, VEHICLE OR DRIVER
Diane K, Woodward, 40, of
Wewahitchka, was arrested
Thursday, January 11th, at
approximately 5:30 p.m. by Port
St. Joe Police Department Officer
Chris Teeter for attaching a tag
not assigned and driving without
a valid license.
The officer observed that the
vehicle that Woodward was oper-
ating had committed a traffic
infraction and initiated a traffic
stop. Upon further investigation,
Officer Teeter learned that the tag
was unlawfully placed on the
vehicle and that Woodward had
no valid license. She was taken
into' custody and transported to
the Gulf County Jail.
LOOKING BACK To "2000"
The Port St. Joe Police
Activity Report for the year of
2000 shows that the department
answered 3.794 calls, made 241
misdemeanor arrests, and 99
The officers issued 102 crimi-
nal traffic citations, 298 citations
for traffic infractions, and '518
warning citations, While investi-
gating 83 traffic crashes which
resulted in approximately
$157,595 in damages being
reported. They also performed a
total of 2,123 hours on foot
A bag containing some hunt-
ing gear was found in the area of.
Fourth:. Street .:and Baltzell
Avenue. If you have lost such an
item. please contact Sergeant
Carr at 227-1414 to identify your
IMPAIRED AT THE WHEEL
'On Wednesday, January
10th, Gull" County Sheriffs
Department Sgt. Stacy Strickland
The Panama City Gem and
Mineral Society will be hosting its
Gem and Mineral Show on
Saturday and Sunday. February
3rd and 4th, in the American
Legion', iall at the Bay County
Fairgrounds located on 15th
Street and Sherman Avenue. The
* hours for the event will be
Saturday. February 3 from 9:00
a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Sunday.
February 4 from 9:00 a.m. until
SThe admission and parking is
free. There will be demonstra-
S.tions, door prizes, displays of min-
eral specimens, fossils., gem
stones, and hand-crafted items.
Some items may' be offered for
sale. : ;
The club meets monthly on
the third Thursday. For further
information you may call- 763-
0109 or 769-1884.
observed a car on Highway 98
near St. Joe Beach travelingat a n
extremely slow rate of speed, not
staying within its lane, and
The driver, Jerry Hicks, 49, of
Eastpoint, attempted to perform
several field sobriety assessments
and was determined to be
impaired. He was arrested and
taken to the Gulf County Sheriffs
A SHORT GETAWAY
Also on the 10th, Deputy
Larry Hightower observed a vehi-
cle on Highway 22 traveling at 94
in a 55 m.p.h. speed zone. When
he pursued and tried to stop it,
the driver pulled off the road and
ran into the woods.
Contact with the vehicle's
owner revealed that it was stolen.
Deputies later determined that,
James Pitts, 30, of Wewahitchka,
was the speeding driver. Pitts was
arrested on the 11th when he
turned himself in to Sgt. Greg
A LOT OF DISTURBANCE
On Saturday, January 13th,
Sgt. Strickland was patrolling the
Wewahitchka area and saw sever-
al people fighting.in a convenience
store parking lot. He arrested
Daniel Gray, 18, of Wewahitchka,
for aggravated assault. It is
alleged that during the fight Gray
threatened a subject with a pock-
LONG TRIP To THE STORE
Also on the 13th, Deputy
Bobby Plair arrested James
Cordell for grand theft auto.
-Several, days earlier, Cordell, 31,
of Port St. Joe, had borrowed a'
truck from a subject to go to the
store and failed to return. The
deputy located Cordell 'and the:
truck in Beacon Hill. The suspect
is currently in the Gulf County
Jail with a 85,000 bond.'.
PAIR ARRESTED FOLLOWING STOP
On Sunday, January 14th,
Deputy Richie Burkett stopped a
Vehicle for unlawful speed. While
speaking with the driver, Mark.
Williams, Jr., 20, of Port St. Joe,
'he learned his license was sus-
pended for failure to pay fines and
charged him with the violation.
The deputy also noticed a bag
of marijuana on the console
between the front seats. Williams
was, additionally charged with
possession of marijuana.
Also as a result of the traffic
stop, the passenger in the vehicle,
Janah Strickland, 19, of Panama
City, was charged with possession
of marijuana and possession of
alcohol under the age of 21.
SEARCH LEADS To BUST
On Friday, January 5th,
investigators from the sheriffs
office served a search warrant at
the home of Tommie Lee Redmon,
70, of Wewahitchka. During an
undercover operation, Redmon
had sold crack cocaine on two
separate occasions to an opera-
.During the search, investiga -
tors found $300 in marked money
which the operative had used ear-
lier in the evening to purchase
cocaine from Redmon. He was
arrested and charged with two
counts of the sale of cocaine. and
his bond set at $75,000 by Judge
Fred Witten. :
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE GULF
CoUNTY JAIL J
Tuesday, January 2nd--
Shayla Gay, 20, W/F, of Port St.
Joe, violation of community con-
trol (re: burglary and criminal
mischief); Frank Catalano, .23
W/M, of Youngstown, violations of
probation (reckless driving); and
Laura Robblee, 23, W/F, of
Carrabelle, possession of cocaine.
Wednesday, January 3rd-
Gary Adkison, 33, W/M, of
Wewahitchka, stalking. -
Thursday, January 4_th-
Daniel Raffleld, 20, W/M, of Port
St. Joe, failure to pay fine (re: dri-
ving while license suspended or
revoked); Michael Lyle, 37, W/M,
of Port St. Joe, failure to pay fine
(re: gigged blue crabs); and BillyN
Martin, 37. B/M. of Port St. Joe,
failure to pay fine (re: drivigg
while license suspended prr
Friday, January 5th-Clifford
Ake, 41, W/M, of Wewahitchkaa,
S61violation of probation (re: agg_'-i,
vated child abuse): and Kendnak
Gray, 20, B/M-N,of Wewahitchka,.'
Thank You Very Much
We would like to express our
many thanks to all the people who
extended their love, prayers, food,
monies, hands, and hearts to our
loved one, John A. Bell during the
time of his passing. There are so
many who blessed us during this
time of grief, too many to name,
violation of probation (re: bur-
Monday, January 8th-
Benita Judson, 38, B/F, of
Apalachicola, failure to appear
(re: possession of cocaine); and
Virgie Briggs, 44, B/F, of Panama
City. violation of community con-
trol (re: three counts of the sale of
Friday, January 12th-James
Porter. 22, W/M, of Kinard, viola-
tion of probation (re: sale of.
cocaine): and Michael Loley. 22.
W/M, of Milton. violation of pro-
bation (re: grand theft).
Saturday. January 13th-
Joshua Adklnson, 19. W/M. of
Wewahitchka. driving under the
Sunday, January 14th-
Cleatha' Simmons, 29, W/F, of
Wewahitchka. violation of proba-
tion (re: resisting with violence);.
Ricky Lassiter, 20, W/M. of
Wewahitchka, violation of proba-
tion (re: no valid driver's license,
Bay County); John Whitehurst,
40, W/M, of Wewahitchka, failure
to appear (re: driving under the
influence, Orange County).
Fredrnick W. "Rick" Taylor
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but we want you to know that
from the bottom of our hearts, we
Tisha Bell and daughter Carla
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great way for his dad to fill one of his doe tags.
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SLady Sharks Improve to 8-5
PORT ST. JOE 49, MOSLEY 44
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11TH
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
improved to 7-4 overall on the
Season with Thursday's 49-44 vic-
tory over Mosley.
,.Tynetta Towner and Bonnie
Eelin combined to score 42 of Port
St Joe's 49 points. Towner led the
way with a game high 24 points,
while Belin added 18 for the Lady
Sharks. Towner was also 11 of 15
iein the charity line.,
Dolphins10 14 11 9 44,
'S I&rks 11 15 9 14 49
SPSJ (49)- Tynetta Towner ',24,
I Bonnie Belin 18. Angela McDowell
S,rand Kayla Jefferson 5.
MOSLEY (44)- Sylvia Black 9,
'A;'ber Hunt 13, Kristi Mullens 8,
*Mtichelle Zipperlein 10, and Shana
;PORT ST. JOE 38, WAKU .A 56
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12TH
The Wakulla Lady War Eagles
field Port St. Joe to single digits in
thri-e quarters en route to a 56-38
victory over the Lady Sharks Fri-
Aiy night. The Lady Sharks
*1 'dropped to 7-5 overall on the sea-
Tynetta Towner led Port St.
Joe with a game high 18 points.
'Bdinie Belin added 14 points .
Sharks 7 8 14 9 38
'Eagles .14 15 11 16 56
PSJ (38)- Bonnie Belin 14, Tynet-
ta Towner 18. Kayla Jefferson' 2,
Angela McDoiell2, and Shawna
iWAKULLA (56)- Elisa Statam 17,
!'Shayla Carr 17, Joshanda Jack-
son 10, Latoya Brannen 6, Moni-
Uca Williams 6, and Leticia Jack-
PORT ST. JOE 50, WEWAHITCHKA 29
TUESDAY, JANUARY 16TH
Port St. Joe improved to 8-5
overall on the season and 5-1 in
',District 3-2A play with. Tuesday'
night's 50-29 victory over the
'Wewahitchka Lady Gators. The
'Ladv Sharks led 26-12 at half-
,.time, and outscored Wewahitchka
:,24-17 in the second half of play.
Tynetta Towner led Port St.
Joe with a game high 23 points.
Bonnie Belin and Kayla Jefferson
The Blue Dog Coalition was
established in 1994 as a policy-ori-
ented group which offers moderate
and conservative Democrats a col-
lective, common sense voice within
the Congress. Most agree, that,
since then, we have been success-
ful in our efforts to inject a mrioder-
atei viewpoint into the House
Democratic Caucus. I
Despite our southern roots, the
group's membership spans the
United States consisting of -32
members that hail from 18 states.
This diverse group of men and
women, work together to promote
legislation that is fiscally prudent
and within ,the framework of a bal-
Taking into account the narrow
margins in the House of
Representatives for the 107th
Congress. there is no doubt the
Blue Dog Coalition will play a cru-
cial role in the passage of key legis-
The coalition's two other co-
chairs and I have already met with
Speaker Hastert and Minority
Leader Cephardt in an attempt to
formulate a framework for the par-
! ties to work during the upcoming
session. The coalition recognizes
the need for both parties to be pre-
sent and active at the beginning
and throughout the legislative
process. In my experience. good
ideas come from both sides of the
aisle and everyone should be given
the opporturuty to provide substan-
tive input for legislative proposals.
The Blue Dogs feel that the
slim margins separating control ofr
both the Hou e and Senate reflect
the true desire of the American peo-
ple to govern from the "radical"
middle. The goal of the Blue Dog
Coalition is to bridge the gap
,between ideological 'extremes and
return common sense to Congress.
Many of our policy proposals have
been praised as fair. responsible,
and positive additions to a congres-,
sional environment too often
marked as partisan and antagonis-
The group's membership has
continued to grow with each new
Congress. The 107th Congress will
host the largest number of Blue
Dogs since our creation. The elec-
tions of 2000 gave the Blue Dogs
five additional members. With two
retirements and a loss in one of the
nation's tightest races, the coalition
experienced a net gain of two seats.
With the inclusion of the new Blue
each followed with 12 points.
Lindsey Carter scored 10
points to lead the Lady Gators on
Gators 4 8 5 12 29
Sharks 13 13 10 14 50
PSJ (50)- Bonnie Belin 12, Kayla
Jefferson 12, Tynetta Towner 23,
Margaret Gibson 1, and Daphne
WEWA (29)- Brandi Sasser 7. Ali-
cia Mooneyham 1, Kimberily
Dog members, the Democratic
party was able to gain one addition-
al seat in the House. This further
underscores my earlier point that
the American populace is mandat-
ing governance from the middle.
Our, coalition's: ability to ',pro-
mote bipartisan cooperation within
Congress is clearly one of our most
valuable characteristics. In, fact,
last year's coalition budget propos-
al was the only such plan to receive
significant support from both
Republicans and Democrats. In
addition, it won the endorsement of
multiple newspaper and magazine
editorials, as well as the nonparti-
san Concord Coalitlon.
As one of our favorite endorse-
ments tells, the Blue Dogs have
proven that "common sense, con-
senrvative economics, and compas-
sion aren't necessanly mutually
exclusive." The Blue Dog initiative,
which ultimately failed, received
138 Democratic votes and 33
Republican votes, more bipartisan .
support than any other budget pro-
In the next Congress. the Blue
Dogs have .set forth an agenda
which includes 10 task forces, as
far ranging as healthcare to energy,
and campaign finance to trans-
portation. It is our goal to workwith
our colleagues on both sides of the
aisle, to overcome partisan differ-'
ences, and put forth bills that both
political parties can agree on.
The Blue Dogs will assume the
role of consensus builders within
the 107th Congress.' We will
attempt to bring all of these inter-
ests to ofe. table and broker a final,
product that carefully reflects the
interests of both parties.
Too often during the 106th
Congress we saw policy that was
crafted to provide political coverage
in an election year. The political
posturing must come to an end and
I challenge, the leaders of the
Republican majonty and President-
elect Bush to work with the
Democrats to find areas that we
can all agree upon and accomplish
more than just a partisan stale-
mate. There is an old saying in
North Florida that we use to
describe this frustrating state of
gridlock, "that dog won't hunt."
If my colleagues are sincere in
their pledge to work with one
another they will join the Blue Dogs
in pursuit of legislation that is a
victory for both sides, and more
importantly, the Arerican people.
McMillan 7, Lindsey Carter 10,
Judith Husband 2, Amber
Mitchell 1, and Brittany Grice 1.
4-H Horse Show
The Big River Riders 4-H Club
will sponsor a time events (speed)
horse show on Saturday, January
20, starting at 12:00 CT. For more
information you may call the Gulf
County Extension Service at 639,
w TTynetta Towner (22) brings the ball up the court for the Lady
Sharks against Mosley. Towner led the Lady Sharks with 24 points.
Batter Up for Wewa Dixie Youth
Bonnie Belin (12) knocks down, two of her 18 points with this
j jump shot in the paint against
Belin Earns All the Lady Dolphins.
Bonnie Belin. a senior for the
Port St. Joe Lady Sharks' volley-
ball team, received honorable
mention recognition to the Talla-
hassee Democrat's All Big-Bend
team released in Tuesday paper.
Belin led the Lady Sharks in
hits. dinks,' blocks, kills and
serves in. She had 238 hits, 80
kills. 53 dinks, 22 blocks and had
135 serves in. Bofinie, an excel-
lent student athlete, also helps
anchor the Lady Sharks' basket-
ball and softball programs.
The Wewahitchka Dixie Youth
baseball 2001 season will soon be
S: underway. Initial registration will
,lbeheld on Saturday. January 27,
Att Wewahitchka State Bank (WSB)
'frbm 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Registration will be S35 for
the fitst child in a farruly. S25 for
the second child, and 820 for each
additional child. Players register-
ing for the first time will need to
bring a copy of their birth certifi-
&'ate. Sample uniforms will be
-'available -so that players can
'determine and 'order the proper
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necessary to tell or caution you more about your prescription
than is possible to put on the label. Certain foods that should
not be eaten, other drugs that should not be taken at the same
time, how long the medicine will retain its potency. These are
just a few of the many things we might have to explain.
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BBQ Dinner to Raise Baseball Funds
Thanks to the success of last
year's bar-b-que chicken, the
2001 officers of the Port St. Joe
Dixie Baseball League have
announced plans to hold their
second annual dinner Saturday.
January 27. from 1 1:00 a.m. untul
2:00 p.m. at Frank Pate Park.
Dinners are S5 per plate and
include 1/2 chicken. baked
beans. cole slaw. bread and tea.
Need Extra Cash?
Plabe your Classified ,
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To purchase your tickets contact
any of the following league offi-
Stacy Stnckland, president:
Travis Burge, vice president, Dixie
Boys; Ronnie Hogan, vice presi-
dent, Major League: Alan
Stnckland, vice president. Minor
League: Brad Hall. vice president;
A/AA League: Suzanne Besore.
secretary: Wendy Murnan, trea-
surer: Eddie Martin, purchasing
agent. Dixie Youth; or Phil
McCroan. purchasing agent. Dixie
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Tiger Sharks Post Three District WinS
Th' l ree is Wins
PORT ST. JoE 76, LIBERTY CO. Sharks to a 76-51 victory over Apalachicola 31-10 in the first had nine points.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12TH Liberty County in Friday night's quarter. The Tiger Sharks led 44- Adidas/Subway Shootout
Port St. Joe's 26-8 second District 3-2A match-up. The Tiger 24 at halftime, then outscored The Tiger Sharks' game Sat-
quarter run paced the Tiger Sharks, ranked #9 in Class 2A, Apalachicola 43-26 in the second urday night in the Adidas/Sub-
led 41-22 at intermission, and half of play. way Shootout has been canceled
N., outscored the Bulldogs 35-29in .
the second half. sUg.1 .: -. .." -" .. -.' -.
Seneca Chambers (25) slam'
dunks in two of his game-higho
25 points in the Tiger Sharksh
79-45 victory over the Wewa-
Isaiah Jenkins led all scorers
with a game high 25 points, and
also had four steals. Seneca
Chambers followed with 15 points
and four steals: Kyron Bailey had
14. 10 rebounds and five assists:
and Prince Jones chipped in I
for the Tiger Sharks (14-5, 4-0).
Ray Bailey also had four steals.
Score by Quarters
Sharks 15 26 15 20 76
Bulldogs 14 8 21 8 51
PSJ (76)- Jerrell Showers 2. Ray
Bailey 2, Prince Jones 11. Isaiah
Jenkins 25, Seneca Chambers 15,
Dustin Crews 2, Tremaine Lewis
2. and Kyron Bailey 14.
LIBERTY CO. (51)- Gavin Peter-
son 8, Jarred Rackley 5.
Delandon Reed 5. Timothy Berri-
um 20, LaBarron Smith 2. Roo-
sevelt Peterson 9. and Chevis
PORT ST. JOE 87, APALACHICOLA 50
SATURDAY, JANUARY 13TH
The ninth ranked Tiger
Sharks remained undefeated in
District 3-2A with Saturday
night's 87-50 blowout victory over
Apalachicola. Port St. Joe jumped
out to a big lead. outscoring
Brandon Jones (10) drains three of his team-high 12 points for
Port St. Joe's Seneca Chambers (25) attempts to pick off a pass
from Wewa's Titus Pittman to derrickk Williams in Tuesday night's
game. ., .
Ray Bailey (12) and Isaiah Jenkins (23) apply a trap on
Wewahitchka's P. J. Addison (4) Tuesday night.
WEWAHITCHKA 77, GREENSBOR
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11T
The Wewahitchka G
remained undefeated in Di
3-2A play with Thursday n
77-5.3 victory over visiting Gr
boro. The Gators jumped ou
32-20 halftime lead. b
outsconng the Bulldogs 45-
the second half of play.
Wewahitchka (8-6. 4-0) w
game high 31 points and
rebounds. Pete Taunton add
points, while Brandon Jones
John Poe each chipped in nine.
Score by Quarters
s Bulldogs ,7 13 22 11 53
t Gators 14 18 24 21 77
- WEWA (77)- Brandon Jones 9,
a Derrick Williams 31. Pete Taunton
e 12, John Poe 9, Patrick Kerrigan
n 2. P. J. Addison 5. Byron Jones 4.
Titus Plttman 4. Myron May 1.
and Brandon Carter 1.
G'BORO (53)- Britt 4. Gilcrist 2,
I McMillan 25. Walston 4, Telefair
7. Bostick 6, and Campbell 4.
4 WEWAHITCHKA 60, BLOUNTSTOWN 41
FRIDAY, JANUARY 12TH
The Gators held Blountstown
to single digits in the first and
third quarters of Friday night's
60-41 victory over the Tigers.
Wewahitchka. which Improved to
9-6. led 26-19 at halftime and
outscored the Tigers 34-22 In the
Derrick Williams led all scor-
ers with a game high 22 points
and 13 rebounds. Pete Taunton
followed with eight points and 12
rebounds. The Gators had 12
steals on the night.
Score by Quarters
Tigers 5 14 6 16 41
Gators 14 12 10 24 60
WEWA (60)- Brandon Jones 7.
Derrick Williams 22. Pete Taunton
8. John Poe 6, Titus Pittman 3.
Patrick Kerrigan 3. P. J. Addison
6, Byron Jones 4. and Lamar
B'TOWN (41)- Devron Garrett 5.
Huck Montgomery 4. Terrance
Fitten 17. Wade Colton 7. Quen-
t,on Petcrson 4. Ryan Pitts 2. and
Chuck Heading 2.
Port St. Joe improved to 15-5
overall on the season and 5-0 in
district play with the victory.
Isaiah Jenkins led Port St.
Joe with a game high 18 points
and four assists. Kyron Bailey fol-
lowed with 13 points and five
steals, while Ray Bailey added 10
points. four assists and four
steals. Seneca Chambers led the
Tiger Sharks with 13 rebounds
and five assists.
Score by Quarters
Apalach 10 14 12 14 50
Sharks 31 13 22 21 87
PSJ (87)- Seneca Chambers 23.
Isaiah Jenkins 18, Kyron Bailey
13, Tremaine Lewis 8. Lamar Pat-
terson 8, Dustin Crews 3. Sanuel
Chambers 2. Jerrell Showers 2.
and Ray Bailey 10.
APALACH (p0)- Lane 12, Hern-_
don 8, Tim Poloromns 7, Lockley 6,
McNair 6, Kemberde 3, AlIen 2.
Tyler Poloronis 2. Evans 2, and
PORT ST. JOE 79, WEWAHITCHKA 45
TUESDAY, JANUARY 16TH
The Tiger Sharks used their
full court pressure defense to
force 21 Wewahitchka turnovers
in Tuesday night's 79-45 District
3-2A blowout. Port St. Joe jumped
out to a 37-16 lead by intermis-
sion, and then outscored the
Gators 42-29 in the second half of
Port St. Joe improved to 16-5
overall and 6-0 in district play,
while the Gators dropped to 9-7
overall and 4- I in the district.
Seneca Chambers scored 14
of his game high 25 points in the
Tiger Sharks' 28 point second
quarter. Isaiah Jenkins followed
with 21 points, while Ray Bailey
and Kyron Bailey each added nine
Brandon Jones was the only
Gator in double digits with his
team high 12 points. Derrick
Williams and P. J. Addison each
and will not be rescheduled.
Score by Quarters
Sharks 9 28 21 21 79
Gators 2 14 20 9 45
PSJ (79)- Jerrell Showers 2. Ray
Bailey 9. Pnnce Jones 2. Isaiah
Jenkins 21. Seneca Chambers 25.
Tremaine Lewis 3. Lamar Patter-
son 8. Kyron Bailey 9. '
WEWA (45)- Brandon Jones 12.
Derrick Wjlliams 9, Pete Taunton
2, John Poe 2. Titus Pittman'-l,.
Patrick Kerrigan 7. and P. J. Addi-
Isaiah Jenkins (23) high-
lighted the night with three big
dunks for Port St. Joe.
A Few Words About
Dental Insurance -
Our office likes dental insurance,
we feel It helps our patients get the
quality dental care they deserve at an
affordable fee. We will file your claims,
monitor their progress, follow up with
phone calls and letters if necessary, in
short do everything possible to make
sure that your insurance company
upholds its obligation to you, our
patient Having said that, it is important
to remember that the insurance indus-
try is a big business and Their primary
goal is to make a profit, not to take care
of your dental needs. Profit is increased
by bringing In more money (premiums).
and paying out less money (benefits)
Employers are under increasing press '-
sure to cul costs, and unfortunately,'
purchasing a cheaper, lower quality
dental insurance plan is often the first
thing to happen There is nothing per-
sonal here, it is simply a business fact
that your insurance company may'
attempt to pay as lile tenefts as pois-
sible, or recommend iat na cheaper
lower quality alternative should have
Our office is committed to provid-
ing you with the highest quality dental
treatment available today at a very rea-
sonable lee We are also committed to
providing you, our patient, with the best
service available as well, including fil-
ing and following up on any insurance
claims We want you to know up front
that our office is committed to your opti-
mal dental health, not the insurance
companies' bottom line
Over the past twelve years, Dr. May and his staff have satis-
fied thousands -of individuals by delivering state of the art,
painless dentistry in a gentle and caring manner. Can Dr. May
help you? Call 227-1123 for a Risk Free consultation.
CALL 227-1123 FOR A RISK FREE CONSULTATION.
STATE OF THE ART, PAINLESS DENTISTRY WITH A SMALL TOWN
811,000 RE WARD
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office for Law
Enforcement is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to the.
arrest and conviction of the parties responsible for the deployment of a 70-
yard long monofilament gill net in which four dead endangered green sea
turtles were found on October 18 in St. Joseph Bay.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offer-
ing an additional reward of up to $1,000, through the agency's Wildlife Alert'
Program, for information that leads to an arrest.
Anyone with information about this incident or other netting violations
can call NOAA Special Agent Allan Coker at NOAA's Niceville office at (850)
, 729-8628 or the FWC's Panama City Beach office at (850) 233-5150. A
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001 PAGE I
Area Students Experience Living History
SJanuary 11 is a special day in
Florida. In the year 1839, it was
the day that the first constitution
was adopted in St. Joseph in the
territory of Florida. In the year
2001, it was a special day for the
many Gulf County school children
as they celebrated this important
day in history.
The Constitution Convention
State Museum hosted a living his-
tory event comprised of re-enac-
tors dressed in 1800's costumes
and performed skills necessary
for survival in the year of 1838
Students were shown the skill
of malkng cracklmns. soap. tur-
pentine, butter, candles, and
quilts. Children were also given
the opportunity to play with a
wheel and guide, participate in a
game of blind man's bluff and visit
inside the museum.
A delicious sampling of cook-
ies and other sweet treaty Were
cooked over an open fire and then
Turpentining was a way of life in the pine forests of North Florida. Park personnel show how the face
of a tree was cut "cat-faced" to allow the pine sap to slowly drip into the cups below. Star Photos
offered to the students for their
Richard Rubino will host an
informative presentation about
the monarch butterfly migration
research project. This project
seeks to better understand the
tmgration patterns and life history
of one of our most fascinating ani-
mal visitors to the Gulf coast
region of Florida.
The presentation will be held
on Thursday. January 25,'at 7:00
p.ti.. ET at the Apalachidola
National Estuarmine Research
Reserve. located at 261 7th Street
Go and see photos and hear
,bout how volunteers are collect-
Ong valuable scientific information
that has taught much about these
beautifull jewels of nature. For
rore information you may call.
1 The Tyndall Speakers' Bureau'
is in need of volunteers. Military
and civilians of all ranks, grades
and occupations are encouraged
to volunteer to help tell local
schools and civic organizations
about the Air Force, Tyndall and
their missions. For more informa-'
Lion call (850) 283-8572.
To the nice honest Gulf.
County Sheriffs Officer who
found my wallet in Linda's
Restaurant and returned it to -me
complete with all contents includ-
Butter making isn't a lost art, even though it's much easier to.. B,
purchase butter or margarine already packaged in quarter pound
sticks than to use an old-fashioned butter churn as shown above. It
takes a while to make butter using this dasher. A woman's work included clothing her family and making quilts
to keep them warm on those cold winter nights.
Students not only were shown the utensils used to bake breads
and cakes, but also were able to enjoy the tasty morsels.
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Allen Pitts and congregation invite.
everyone to go out and worship
For more information you
may call Barbara Gates at 674-
Highland View Baptist Church
"A Fellowship of God's Children Sharing Jesus, JESUS CARES. We Care."
382 Ling Street Port St. Joe,, FL 32456 850.227.1306
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S"If you' need a ride to church call the church office and we'll pick you up."
Sunday School .................... 9:45, a.m. Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting .... 7 p.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .... 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Youth/Children Activities ........ 7 p.m.
Discipleship Training ................ 6 p.m. Wednesday Choir Practice 8 p.m.
Sunday Evening Service ............ 7p.m. PASTOR: REV. JOHNNIE RAY BAILEY
"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
The Wewahitchka Church of Ch
Meets At 2241 Hwy. 71 South, Wewahitchka
(1/4 Mile North of the Qverstreet Road)
Sunday Bible Study . . . . 9:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship ... .......10:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study ......... 7:00 p.m.
t ^FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHUI
S *? 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
,' L_ m ,n t-- Sixteenth S
Sunday Worship ... .. 10 a.m.
Fellowship Time .... 10:45 a.'m.
Adult School ,. .. 11 a.m.
*Sunday School :, -
Pastor Rev. J. Reid Cameron Highway 71 /Cecil Costin Sr. Bl
f f ,irst Baptist C/ir
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
-l ,' Brent Vickery Buddy Caswell
--i r Pastor Minister of Music & Y
1 Sunday School ...... .... .'. . 9
S Worship Service .. .... .... 11
Disciple Training ............. ..... 6
Evening Worship . ...... .... 7
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ...........7
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"
Teaching the Truth of God's Word
FAITH BIBLE C14UR(
801 20th Street PortSt. Joe 229-6707
Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor .
. .. ..
Sunday Morning Service ....... ... 11:00
Sunday Evening Servic ...... ;6:00
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study '"7:00
Home of FAITH CIRISTIAN SCHOOL
c nstitutiLm and :llonument
: ort St. Joe
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHUI
Sunday School .. .... ........ 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship ....' 11:00 a.m. Fello.ship . .
E Ehening orhip . .
(850) 227-1724 Wednesday Choir Practide
Rev. Jesse Evans Robert E.:Do',nis, Jr
PASTOR Choir Director
Youth &'Cl.ildren D
race Baptist h
BUT TM05E WHO HOPE IN' THE LORD WILL '
RENEW THEIR 5TRElHGTM.TMEY WILL 50AR ON
WING LIKE EAGLE5 .-.ISAIAH 40:31
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.
Pastor Lee Cordell
Church: 227-1180 http://www.graceeagles.org
on Sunday, January 28, 2001
Come worship with us at /
in Mexico Beach
823 N. 15th Street
Rev. Kevin & Shelly Carter
Rusty &Judy Bryan
Luncheon Will Follow The 10 AM Service
"Changed" In Concert
Panama City; one daughter, Betty
Bailey and husband Dink of Port
St. Joe; and one daughter-in-law,
, .Katie Brown; seven grandchil-
dren; 21 great-grandchildren; 16
great-great-grandchildren; and a
host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held
on Saturday, January 13, at 2:00 '
p.m. in Holly Hill Cemetery, with
'Reverend Dave Nichols officiating.
S All arrangements were under
the direction of Comforter Funeral
Home in Port St. Joe.
Michael Ted Burton
Michael Ted Burton L
Michael Ted "Mike" Burton.
55, passed away Monda'y.
January 8 at Bay Medical Center..
He was born in Alabama, served
in the U.S. Navy, and had been a
rist resident of Wewahitchka more
than 20 years. He had run the
Mr. Burton is survived by his-
daughter and son-in-law; Rita
and Gary Thomp on 1of
Wewahitchka; a step-daughter.
CT Kristie Weaver and daughter
CT Victoria, of Panama City; two
CT .brothers, Jasper Dean Burton qf
Georgia and Sammy Burton of
Alabama; one sister, Linda
McClendon of Panama City; one
.C. nephew; and several nieces.
Funeral services were held at
First Baptist Church in
street Wewahitchka .on Thursday,
SJanuary 11, at 10:0.0. a.m., CT.
CI Interment followed at the
1 Arrangements were under the
,. 'direction of Comforter Funeral
Home, Wewahitchka Branch
Roland D. Coffman
Roland D. Coffman left this
CL4/ life on Wednesday, January 10, to
claim his spot in the better one,
beyond. He was born in Corning,
Ohio, on February 2, 1908 and
south lived as an adult in Newark, Ohio"'
?:45 am He worked as' a draftsman for the,
:00 am Ohio Power Company and serving'
5:00 pm his church (United Methodist) in'
':00 pm many capacities. He and his wife,
':00 pm Alma (Bostick), were married in
.August, 1937. They shared inter-
Sests in music and the church, and'
S their combined talents were put to
go6d use for many years.
-In 1992, both Mr. ind"-Mrs.,
Coffman-left Oho to live with their
II daughter. Ruth Cummings. in St.
Joe Beach. They enjoyed the good
people they met in this area,
many through the White City
Senior Citizens program, which
they were able to participate in for
a.m. a few years. In late 1998, poor
a. m. health necessitated a move to the
nursing home in Port St. joe
p.m. where they celebrated their 62nd
p.m. anniversary before Mrs. Coffman's
death in December of that year.
After Mr. Coffman's death
here last week, Smith-
Southerland Funeral. Home
arranged transportation from Port
St. Joe back 'to Newark, Ohio
;where funeral services were held
on Saturday, January 13th.
,.CHT Interment followed in Cedar Hill
Mr. Coffman is survived by
00 p ni his daughter. Ruth Cummings,
Sp ni vwho will miss her father greatly, of.
30 p Port St. Joe, another daughter;
:30 p.m,. several grandchildren -and great
:grandchildren, and a few great-.
great-grandchildren and cousins,
irec orl. all of whom reside in the Newark,
Eva E. Brown
Eva E. Brown, 92, of Oak,
Grove, passed away Thursday,
January 11. A native of Bruce,
she had been a resident of Port St.
Joe for over 55'years. She was of
the Church of God faith. She was.
preceded in death by her hus-
band, Gordon Edward Brown and
her son James Gordon Brown.
She is survived by her son,
Robert Brown and wife Fran of
Roy Allen Waters
Roy Allen Waters, 29, passed
away Thursday, January '11, in
Roswell, New Mexico. He had
spent most, of his life in New
Mexico, and worked as a carpen-
. ter.. He loved the outdoors, fishing,
and hunting. Roy was very outgo-
ing-he never met a stranger.
Survivors include his mother,
Peggy Waters .of Overstreet; his
father, Roy Waters of Dade 'City;
his brothers and sisters, Anthony
Beatty of Miami Beach, Patty
SCloud of St. Joe Beach, Donnie
Waters of Wewahitchka, Linda
Waters of Highland View, and
Melissa Waters 'of Wewahitchka;
his grandmother, Maggie Waters
of Jones Homestead; his nieces
and nephews, several in particu-
lar April Cloud, Ashley Cloud,
Autumn Cloud, Jeremiah Rayden,
and Starlin Miller; a host of aunts,
uncles, and cousins; and his life-
long, girlfriend, Scarlett Miller of
Graveside funeral services
were held on Tuesday at 3:00
p.m., ET at Holly. Hill Cemetery
with Reverend David Fernandez
officiating. Interment followed.
All arrangements were under
the direction of Comforter Funer a
'Home in Port St. Joe.
Lena Vickery Daniels
Lena Vickery Daniels, 90, of
Marianna died Monday, January
15 in Marianna.
She was a native and lifelong
resident of Jackson County. She
was a dedicated Christian and
member of Pilgrims Rest
Assembly of God Church for many
years where she enjoyed singing
in the choir.
She was preceded in death by
her husband Ivey S. "Bee"
She' is survived by four sons
and daughters-in-law, Noland
and Wandis Daniels of MNananna,
Norris and Shirley Daniels of Port
St. Joe; Vergil and Deanie Daniels
of Blountstown, Terry :and Elaine
Daniels of Mananna: one daugh-
ter and son-in-law Wandis and
John F. Scott. of Marianna; 14
grandchildren: and .25 great-
Funeral services were held on
Wednesday, January 17 at 2:00
p.m., CT at Pilgrims Rest
Assembly of God Church with
Reverends Ellis Vickery and
Russell Pettis officiating. Burial
will followed in Vickery Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be the grand-
sons; John C. Scott, William
Scott, Ricky Hagans, Lemond
Daniels, Larry Daniels, Greg
Daniels, and Dewayne Daniels.
All services were under the
direction of James and James
Funeral Home Maddox Chapel of
John A. Bell
John A. Bell departed from
this life on January 1 at Bay
Medical Center. John was born
December 11, 1948 to Tishia L.
Dunn Bell and the late John H.
Bell of Washington County. John
and Tishia moved to Gulf County
after many years. In 1968 John A.
Bell .met and married Beatrice
Coachman and had a child, Carla
The survivors are mother
Tishia L. Bell, daughter Carla J.
Bell, grandchildren Pierre M. Bell
and Taiiasia K. Bell, sisters Clara
A. Garland and Patricia G.
Hanible, brothers Clarence Bell,
Bonny Bell, and Kenneth Bell,
uncle James Bell, aunts Alice
Van, Ethel Pride, Olla Clemmons,
Mable Davenport, and Ethel
Boykins, special friends Ed
McCloud, Doris Gibson, and
Sonny Boy Gant, and many nieces
The funeral service was held
on Saturday, January 6 at 1:00
p.m. at the Church of God in
Christ Church. Arrangements
The First Pentecostal Holiness
Church, located at 2001 Garrison
were made by Gilmore-
Southerlarid. Interment followed
at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Avenue, is sponsoring a gospel
sing featuring the gospel group*
"Changed" on Sunday, January
28, at 2:00 p.m. Admission is free
and the public is welcome to
The Abe Springs. Baptist
Church will be hosting a gospel
sing on Saturday, January 20.
The church is located on Highway
The featured singers will be
the Gateway Messengers. Pastor
The friendly place to worship!.
First Baptist Church.
Reverend Kevin Carter, Pastor
Rusty Bryan, Associate Pastor & Minister of Music
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES.
l Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. .and .6:00 p.m.:
r,' Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
Wednesday .- Prayer and Bible Study at 6:00 p.m.
Please note, all tines central
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach Corner of 15th & C lihi ri.a 648-5776
CHURCH OF CHRIST
9 a.m. Sunday
9:30 a.'m. Sunday
W RITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue
Family Life Church
"Touching Lives with the Love of Jesus"
and join us in worship... .o Jo
10:30 Sunday Morning ., Apalochicola... E 4 W .. Panama City
7:00 Wednesday Evening Hwy.
71 Reid Ave,
Pastors Andrew & tathy Rutherford Family Life Church
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our website at: familylifechurch.net ... Wewahitchka
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)
i BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
Lk 311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 AM ET EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM ET
Sunday School 9:45 am Wednesday Night at 6:00 p.m. Youth
Group Ml..cuin_, Bible Study & Prayer Meeting; Choir Practice 7 00 pm
"0 taste and sec that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in Him."
Please accept this invitation to join us in worship. God bless you!
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
For information concerning our bus ministry, please call 647-5026 -
First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe
Pastor, Bro. Marcus H. Sturdivant Church Office 227-1493
Sunday School" . .. . .....9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .... ... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service . . . 6:30 p.m.
W wednesday .. ..... .. .......... 7:00 p.m .
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us
First United Methtodist Church
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday 'Worship Services:
Traditional.... ........................ 9:00 a.m., CT
Contemporary ..................... 11:15 a.m., CT
MINISTERING TO THE BEACHES HAND-IN-HAND
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor .. . ...... Church/Office: 648-8820
THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN GULF COkJNTY
ST. JAMES' 800 22nd STREET PORT ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Sunday School 9:45
ST. JOHN'S WEWAHITCHKA
8:00 a.m. (CT)
THE REV. JERRY R. HUFT, Pastor
Discover God's Love!
BAPTIST CHURCH \
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691'
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
REV. JOHN ADhI'IS, PASTOR
PAGE 2B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001
Ll A "A Por of Victoy"
Firsf Ckhuck of tkhe Nazarvne
S2420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Sunday School .. 10 a.m. IC e teo t l e L ad lle lo.-il
Sunday Morning Worship ... .. .. .. I I a.m Jdue H-s noi re uiso'llp ted.
Sunday Evening Woiship ..... 6 p.m. Lor'd hn tle beauty o Ioliiess.
Wednesday eveningg Service ... .. 7 p m. Ps-ln ,2, 2
We Are Having OPEN HOUSE To Welcome Our New Pastor
Rev. Kevin Carter and his wife Shelly
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001 PAGE 3B
. 4. 'H.atte lyl a,
Well it's that time of year-
'again. The holidays are over. No
:more hanging out at night and
;sleeping late in the morning. Now
'is the time to kick back in gear
'and start studying again. We are
-starting the last semester of the
:year and for the seniors, the last
semester of our lives. We will all
'miss Port St. Joe High when the
'time comes to leave.
Our vice-principal, Mr. Wilder,
-has resigned'in order to fill a posi-
tion as principal of St., Joe
Elementary. We all hate to see him
go, but wish him the best in his
.newv job. Also, our hearts go out to,
-Mrs. Patterson and her family in
:the recent loss of her mother. She
is loved among us students and we
:are all glad to have her back.
As the year progresses, our
Athletes keep climbing their way to
the top.* Congratulations to the
Tiger Sharks for their victory over
Apalachicola Saturday night. Great
job guys! The Sharks are sched-
uled to host Chattahoochee on
Friday at 8:00. Come out and sup-
port our team. Our Lady Sharks
'are having a great season as well.
They had a stunning 49-44 victory
over Mosley on Thursday, Their
next game is scheduled for
January 18 at Apalachicola and on
January 19th at Greensboro.
Game times are 6:30 on the 18th
and 5:00 on the 19th. Good Luck
In this new ,semester, we have
much to look forward to. We will all
have to get used to our new class-
es and new teachers. We can no
longer look forward to Christmas
holidays, so now we set our sights
on spring break. So until then, we
will all study hard and try as hard
as possible to stay out of trouble.
Casey Flanagan, an eighth
grade student at Port St. Joe
Middle School, won the school-
level .competition of the National
Geographic Bee-on January 12
and a chance at a $25,000 college
scholarship.. The school-level bee,
at which students answered oral
questions of geography, was the
first round in the 13th annual
-National Geographic Bee.
The kickoff for this year's Bee.
was the week of November 27,
-with thousands of schools around
the United States: and in the five
U.S. Territories participating. The
school winners. including
.Flanag.an. will now take a written
-test. ip',.to 100 of the top scorers..
lin each stale and termtory will be
eligible to compete in their state
,Bee on April 6.
The National Geographic
Society will provide an all-
expenses-paid trip to Washington,
)D.C., for state champions on May
122 and 23. The first-place
national winner will receive a
$25,000 college scholarship.
w i "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek
will moderate the national finals
on May 23. The program will air
on the new National Geographic
'Channel, and -afterward on PBS
stations, produced by Mafyland
'Public Television.. Check local list-
'ings for dates and times.
Anyone can brush up on
geography with GeoBee Chal-
lenge, and online geography quiz
/geobee,. which poses five new
questions a day from previous
National Geographic .Bees.
Questions range from the rela-
tively simple to a stumper such as
"Name the ocean current that
makes it possible for coral to form'
as far north 'as the Bermuda
Islands." (answer: Gulf Streams)
The National Geographic
Society is the world's largest non-
profit scientific and educational
organization. The 112-year-old
Society reflects the world through
magazines, books, 'maps, televi-
sion, and interactive -media.
National Geographic magazine,
the official journal of the Society,
has a circulation of about 10 mil-
lion and is read in every country
of the world. The National
Geographic Channel, a daily cable
network. wilblaunch in the United
States in this month. Eight mil-
lion subscribers receive the chan-
nel abroad in 110 countries in 15
languages. The Society has
funded more: than 6,5000 scien-
tific research projects and sup-
ports an education program
promoting geographic literacy.
VFW #10069 Thanks NJROTC
The John C. Gainous VFW Post # 10069 and its Ladies
Auxiliary had a lot of help to clean up their two-mile section of
Highway 98 last Saturday. There were 24 NJROTC cadets from
Port St. Joe High School along with their teacher Gary Howze
and five post and auxiliary members.
Dick (Commander) and Ginny Seefeldt, Karen and Jack
Hanson, and Bob Pugh would like to thank: Tim Chism, Joshua
Carter, Michael Hill, Michael Kennedy, Chris Searcy, Rebecca
Needham, Crystal Bartkowiak, Kristy Branson, Angela Fisher,
Stephanie Blackmon, Sarah Quaranta, Amy Canington, Lloyd
Price, Amy Voltz, Thomas..Hayden, Rushelle Lamboy, Heather
Hayden, Robert Dykes, Brian Bizek, Kristen Dawson, Lisa Floyd,
Sherry Foster, Cassy Jackson, and Vic Evans for all their help.
After they collected the 25 bags of trash, tire pieces, and the
leftover voting signs, they went back to the post home where
Margaret and "Corky" Barker had sloppy joes, potato chips, pick-
les, popcorn and sodas for all the workers.
News From the Halls of
Fourth and fifth graders enjoyed seeing a replica of a moonshine
still of the 1800's at the Living History Day held at St. Joseph State
Faith Christian School'
Faith Christian students in
kindergarten through grade eight
thoroughly enjoyed the demon-
strations at the Constitution
Convention Museum State Park
last Thursday. The Living History
Day was a real eye opener to
many especially in the area of
cooking and soap making. We will
try to have some first hand
impressions from 'the students
The annual spelling bee at
FCS will be' held this Friday.
January 19, in the library at 1:50
p.m. Students in grades 5-8 are
invited to compete with each
other for the privilege, of repre-
senting Faith Christian in the
Gulf County Bee to be held next
We have completed the first
week of pur secpnd, semester and
students .are back ;at wqrk, and
play. We welcome new students
and inquiries. Our classes are
small and if your child needs indi-
vidual attention and a quiet
learning atmosphere, we. invite
you to visit Faith Christian.
Our curriculum is based on
Christian principles with empha-
sis placed on phonics, spelling,
reading, composition, math con-
cepts and procedures; and Bible.
We teach American History begin-
ning with kindergarten, and sci-
ence is a favorite with many stu-
dents. Add in playtime, music,
art, story time, and snacks in the
Gulf County District Schools
is in need of substitute bus dri-
vers in both the Wewa and Port St.
.Joe areas. Substitute positions
are presently available that could
eventually lead to employment as
a full time route dnver. The job is
challenging and the hours are
great. Plus there is the satisfac-
tion of transporting a very pre-
cious and valuable cargo-
However, training is neces-"
sary. All prospects must take a
bus driver training course pro-
vided by Gulf District Schools.
The course involves 20 hours of
class room instruction -along with
20 hours out in the field of which
at least eight hours must be spent
in actual driving. Once a driver
completes the course, they will
have a CDL "license and also be
licensed by Gulf District Schools
to drive buses.
I Qualifications include a good
driving record,' dependability, and
So if you think you would like
to take advantage of this unique
opportunity, please call Carolyn
at transportation at 227-1204 or
639-2422. If you would like more
information, contact Transporta-
tion Coordinator Don Rich.
younger grades for. a great day.
' Students in grades 5-8 may
opt for computer keyboarding,
yearbook staff, physical education
and chorus. We would like to tell
you more if you will. call us at
229-6707, or drop by the office at
801 Twentieth Street here in Port
The Department of Environ-
mental Protection and .the
Constitution invention State
Museum recently hosted a living
history event held at the museum
in Port St. Joe on January 11. The
event was comprised of re-enriac-
tors dressed in period costumes,
and performing skills necessary
to thrive in 1838. Some of the
skills shown included cooking
and making of soap, turpentine,
cracklin, butter arid quilts.'
WES fourth and fifth graders
were invited to the event. The fol-
Ioving is the reactions of some of
"iOn my field trip I learned a
lot of things. I will only be talking
about two of the things though. I
.will be talking about turpentine,
It was hard to drip turpen-
tine. It took about six years to get
all the turpentine out of a tree.
They cut the tree into oblique
lines called cat face. This helped
the turpentine drip faster. -
Also I would like to talk about
soap. You had to' save up all your
grease from all the year and stir it
in a pot. Some people would only
stir it one way because they
thought 'it would bring them good
I would also like to talk about
sewing. You had to sew in the
1800's or you didn't wear clothes.,
-Back in those days if you had a
suntan you worked out in the
field, if you didn't you were a lady.
The ladies took umbrellas around
to keep. from having a suntan and
they wore long sleeves dresses."
-By: Janie Boyett.
"The fifth grade went on a
field trip to the Port St. Jge
:4 Museum. I liked it a lot so let me
Sell you about it. My first topic is
Sthe whiskey still. It was really fun.
The man there was nice. He told
us that people had to pay taxes
for making moonshine. And the
man told us about Kentucky muz-
zle rifles. He also said they used it
in the war. 'He also showed us a
Now I will be talking about
soap-rmaking. :It will be nasty.
First I will tell you how they made
soap. First they used pig fat called
lard. And they used lye. They got
lard from the pigs they slaugh-
tered. And they got lye from the
river. They mixed it together and
-By: Austin Saliba
Martin Luther King Jr.'s
birthIay'is a time for us to pause
and reflect upon what that means
to us,- to Amenca, and to theT
future of our country. As an edu-
cator, I am confident that Dr. King
would. want us to take some time_
Sto, instruct our children oin the
values he prescribed. Would you'
do that this week?
The teachers at. WHS voted
Mrs. Sherry Herring as Teacher of
the Year this past week, and what
anh excellent selection it was! Mrs.
Herring is primarily responsible.
for English in grades 11 and 12. It,
is very common to hear her stu-
dents talk about the great variety
of activities and the quantity of
learning going on in her classes.
We wish her well as she competes :
for district honors. "
Commander Jim McLeod
retired this past week. We wish
him'. well! Commander David
Cuttino will be his replacement.
In other .personnel news. Coach
Grantham has stepped down as
head baseball, coach. Thanks,
Coach, for two.. terrific seasons--
Final Four and Regional Finalist!
A new coach will be named this
The boy's basketball team
won three games last week and is
undefeated in the district. The
biggest game of the year will have
been the Port St. Joe game on
January 16th. That will go a long
way in deciding, the top team in'
the district. The boys also play at
Liberty County on Thursday and
Rutherford on Friday.
The Junior High boys play at
PSJ this. week and ..next,. to end
their season. "'
The Lady Gators basketball
team plays at PSJ on Tuesday.
Bristol on Wednesday at home
and at Chattahoochee on Friday.
Report cards are scheduled to
go home with the students on
January 19th. Parents. should be
on the look out for them as well as
a newsletter that purposes to
keep you informed of the school's
activities and opportunities for
your input and involvement. Gold
Cards will be issued on the 25th.
TGIF will be this Friday. We
are going to do something based'
.By: Kimberly Burkert
Winter break Is over and thus
starts a new semester. Aaron and'
Anna have done excellent jobs'
writing and now I'll be here for the
next nine weeks. ,,
First of all. I'm happy to
'announce that Mrs. Pam Watford
has been named Teacher of thie.
.Year for .2000-2001. Congratula-
tions Mrs. Watford.
There are 31 school days left-
to prepare for the FCAT reading
and math for all students at Port
St. Joe Middle School. For eighth
graders, however, there .are just
25 'days left until the FCAT writ-
The winners of the geography
bee which took place on Friday,
were Casey Flanagan in first and
Aaron Little' as runner-up.
Congratulations to you both on a
job well done.
Attention students: The lost-
and-found is overflowing 'with
things, such as jewelry, trappers,
lunch boxes (with lunch still in
them) arid many; many jackets. If
you've lost anything, check the
lost and found, it's .probably
Clubs meet this Friday.
For a final note, here's a rid-
dle: What's greater than God, more
evil than the devil, rich people
want this, poor people have this,
and if you eat this you'll die.
Ponder this for a while. I'll give
you the answer next week.
Until next time. ., .
on the popular TV show "Who
Wants. To Be, A Millionaire?" It
should be a lot of fun. If you are
free, come on down and join us.
You can be part of the audience
participation. The festivities begin
at 11:00 for the junior high and
1i 1:45 for the high school. They
are competing for free class time
There will be a financial aid
workshop on the 22nd at 6:30
p.mnt in the commons. This is a,
great way to earn points' toward
the Gulf County Scholarship as
well as learn important infQrma-
tion about the finances required
for post-secondary education.
News for the Week
Welcome back to another
week of the NJROTC News.
During the Christmas holidays'
the cadets and booster club par-
ents have been selling tickets and
,worlkng at the concession stand
at the home basketball games.
It has been a busy week for
the NJROTC cadets despite going
back to school, the cadets have
been getting ready for the annual
field meet at FAM Lin Tallahassee
dunng February. The cadets have
been doing community service
work with the "'VFW" Last-
Saturday. the cadets helped pickf..
up trash along St. Joe Beach.
Until next time. Semper Fi!
Cadet L.T.J.G Stephanie
Blackmon, Public Information.
Exhibit At GCCC
The Visual arid Performing
_Arts Division -of Gulf Coast
-Community College will present
an exhibit of paintings., by ,Mark,
Messersmith and sculpture by
Linda' Hall in the Amelia G.
Tapper Center for the Arts Gallery
from January 26 to March 9. The
, opening will take,, .place on
January 26, from 5:30 1ot 7130
p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Mark Messersmith's paintings
are bold in their use of color aid'
imagery. The images relate to
strong statements about the envi-
ronment with _realistically por-
trayed 'subject matter. His
exquisite images of wilderness,
creatures in nature;, as well as
modern development are colorful
and complex, but are counterbal-
anced by recognition of the. sym-
bols and a skillful approach to
painting. Mr. Messersrruth 'is an
associate professor 6f painting at
Florida State University,
Published .artist and adjunct
art professor at FSU, Tallahassee,
Linda Hall's playful sculptural
works relate to' recognize objects
transformed into a new vision.
GULF COUNTy SCHOOLS
January 15- January 19, 2001
MONDAY- salisbury steak/gravy,
baked potato,' green beans,
grapes, roll, milk, or chefs salad
TUESDAY-oven fried chicken,
mashed potatoes,, peas, mixeq
fruit/roll, -milk, or, chef's salai
French fries, fresh banana, spice
cake, milk, or chef's salad meal.
THURSDAY-nachos 8& cheese,
Spanish rice, peaches, Italian bread,
carrot sticks, roll, milk, or chef's
FRIDAY-sausage pizza, tossed
salad/dressing, pears, bread, milk,
or chef's salad meal.
MENUS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO
AVAILABILITY OF FOOD PRODUCTS'
Casey Flanagan Moves
Closer To Scholarship
PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001
Have You Taken Your Medication Today?
When It Comes To Following Doctor's Orders, Most people Don't
Do you follow your physi-
cian's instruction on medication
and lifestyle guidance?
More than half of all
Americans with chronic diseases
such as high blood pressure and
heart disease 'do not follow doc-
tors' orders. And, only 50 percent
of men and 68 percent of women
recognize regular medical check-
ups as important to staying well.
The American Heart
Association has identified the fail-
ure of persons to follow appropri-
ate treatment recommendations
as a national hidden health threat
and has begun an aggressive edu-
cation and awareness program.
The program recommends
regular doctor visits to monitor
your blood pressure and choles-
terol levels, setting priorities,
staying on track and living health-
Discuss behavior changes to
lose weight, quit smoking or begin
an exercise program with 'your
healthcare provider. It's usually
not advisable to tackle everything
Equine Coggins Clinic
Dr. L.T. Maddren-D.V.M. will
be doing a Coggins Clinic for Gulf
County equine owners on
Saturday, January 27. For more
information contact the Gulf
County Extension Service at 639-
Annual membership dues are
'to be paid min January. Anyone
interested in becoming a member
of the Cattlemen Association'
please contact Jeanie Flowers at
the Gulf County Extension Service
The organizational chart for
the Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission's (FWC's) Division of
Law Enforcement has gone to the
shredder. Starting January 1, the
division reorganized, under a sin-,
gle chain of command, to. elimi-
nate the duplication'of effort that
S characterized the years before the
Marine Patrol (FMP) and the
Game and Fresh Water 'Fish
Commission (GFC) merged into a
Col. Bob Edwards, director of
the law enforcement'division, -said
it no longer makes sense to have a
freshwater boating safety section
and a saltwater boating safety
section. 'We just need a boating
safety section," he said.
Other sections that conduct
investigations. patrols., search-
and-rescue operations and others
no longer need to be administered
separately for saltwater and
inland activities. Edwards said.
'He said the new organizational
structure is a major step to com-
ply with the Florida Legislature's
directive to take advantage of the
opportunity to make conservation.
law enforcement more effective.
"There is no FMP, and there is
no GFC anymore," Edwards said.
"All the officers wear the same
olive-colored FWC uniform."
Edwards said the reorganiza-
tion will not result in any officer
lay-offs but will serve to stream-
NOW See The Star On Line at
If your doctor prescribes a
medication, be sure to ask ques-
tions about benefits, how and
when to take the medication and
any possible side effects. Then
take it exactly as prescribed,
never miss a dose, and don't stop
taking it just because you feel bet-
"The American Heart
Association has a new consumer
brochure titled Knock. Out
America's Hidden Health Threat
that outlines all this information,"
says Mark Swanson, M.D., presi-
dent' of, the. American He rt
Association's Flonda/Puerto Rfco
The new brochure is aimed at
helping consumers learn about
the importance of following a
health regimen. It features a
handy, tear-off wallet card to help
you track your medications, cho-
lesterol, weight and blood pres-
sure, as well as tips to help you
become a champion of your own
Other recommendations* in
the brochure address how to take
steps to lower your blood pressure
or blood cholesterol, maintain a
healthy weight, moderate your
use of alcohol and be more physi-
"If a medical treatment,
lifestyle suggestion or medication
isn't working for you, talk to your
doctor 'about other options that
may work better. This booklet can
help get you started on developing
and; sticking to a health plan,"
You can receive a free copy of
the Amenrcan Hearth Associa-
tion's Knock Out America's Hidden
Health Threat booklet by calling I -
900-AIHA-USA 1 (1,-800-242-
The American Heart
Association spent about $327 mil-
lion during fiscal year 1998-99 on
Fighting Heart Disease and Stroke
% the 2 billion prescriptions
filled-each year, approximately
half are taken improperly.
Heart patients who follow
prescription instructions double
their chance of survival
compared with those who do
0 0 t Str
research support, public and pro-
fessional education, and commu-
nity programs. With more than
three million volunteers, the
American Heart Association is the
largest voluntary health organiza-
tion fighting heart disease, stroke
and other cardiovascular dis-
eases, which annually kill more
than 950,000 Americans.
VFW Post #10069 Essay Winners
The John C.' Gainous VFW Post #10069 would like to thank
Port St. Joe Middle School for its participation in the VFW spon-
sored essay contest entitled "What Does It Mean To Be
Patriotic?" Shown, from left, are Brittany Kropp, first place, win-
ner of a $100 savings bond; Judy Paul, Auxiliary Essay'
Chairman; Jamie Lawrence, runner-up, winner of a $50 savings
bond; and Commander Dick Seefeldt.
The VFW post would like to thank Chairman Judy Paul,
judges Debi Armstrong, Carolyn Groleau, and Judy Paul, and the
school's seventh and eighth graders for their participation. It is
a joy for. post members to know that so many are so proud of our
country. The contest will be, run again next year, and they hope
to see an even larger participation then. As the program
expands, look for advertisements in the schools and local news-
papers around the first of December. This contest will include
seventh and eighth grade students of public, private or parochial
schools, and home study programs. Watch for next year's
theme-you, too, can be a winner!
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Pups A I
These little guys and gals,
along with others at the humane
"society, need a good home.
At present the humane soci-
ety has these eight week old pup-
pies along with 11 other puppies
of all sizes, ages and mixed
breeds; a large black female lab;
several red medium sized dogs; a
full blooded gold cocker-spaniel.
this dog is blind with.cataracts
and needs a special home, it has
been spaded and is free; a female
beagle mix; a very small, 12-
pound fiest; and a large orange
and white tom cat.
For more information, you
may contact the St. Joseph Bay
Humane Society at 227-1103 or
visit the web site at www.cape
Roy Lee Carter
Gulf County Extension Service
Blair Joins Prudential
Resort Realty Sales Team
Prudential Resort Realty, St.
Joe Bay office is pleased to
announce.the affiliation of Rachel
Blair to its real estate sales team.
Rachel is onginally from Marietta,
Georgia. where she successfully
S. managed Blair Photo-graphy with
her husband Lanny.
The couple relocated to Cape
San Bias when they purchased
Old Saltworks Cabin. Rachel and
her husband enjoy the outdoors
and appreciate the unique quality
of life in Gulf County. She is look-
-.ing forward to sharing her, discov-
eries and knowledge v.ith others.
S' who 's-eek their piece of paradise.
l ^ 1Stop by or call Rachel at the
^ Sitrnions Bavou office. located at
1520 Cointy Road C-.30, (850)
Rachel Blair ..227- 1100.,
To Be Performing Jan 21
The Use Newell Fund for the'
performing arts will present the,'
Tno Internazionale. composed of
Martha Gherardi. violin. Bedford
Watkins, piano, and Luciano
Gherardi, contrabass, in their
annual concert on Sunday,'
January 21, at 4:00 p.m. in his-.
toric Trinity Church in 'j
Apalachicola. These artists, who
have been playing together for.'
twelve years, will present a pro-
gram of "romantic music" from,,
the classical concert repertoire to
Included on the program will r
Cold Damaged Pltant 'Care I OU; ppng..
o Cal The Star at 227-1278
Sometimes our sunshine
state isn't so: sunny or warm! In
Spite of a reputation for tropical
breezes,. Florida does have its
moments of frigid temperature
perhaps not cold enough to both-
Ser winter visitors. but certainly
':below the safety range for tender
plants. After, each frost, everyone
usually gets questions concerning
what to do about freeze damage.
While the colder locations of
our nation experience heavy
snows during this season, of the
year, one seldom sees a blanket of
snow covering Florida landscapes.
Nevertheless. our temperatures
4 often drop low enough to injure.
and eten kill. ornamentals and
fruit trees. So. frost damage 'is a
real concern throughout the win-
ter months. Today. I'll talk about
the kind of cold inlurv that most
often occurs to popular landscape
specimens. I'll offer some sugges-
tions on what to do to help plants
recover from Jack Frost's icy
attacks. My information, was pro-
vided by Extension Urban Horti-:
culture Specialist Dr. Robert
Black from the University pf Flori-
da's Institute of Food and Agricul-
: When landscape plants
freeze, -the first impulse of most
gardeners is to get out the prun-
Sing shears and cut away dead and'
I dinmg leaves and branches. But,
this: really isn't a good idea. As a
I rule. you can't tell how much
damage has been done until
plants start new growth in the
spring. So, if you prune immedi-
ately after a freeze, you may cut
away live wood that doesn't have
to be lost. Also, leaves and
branches which have been killed
.can help protect the rest of a
, plant against further cold injury
and any other needed protection,
to guard what's left of youth plants
against the next cold snap.
Severe cold may kill some of
your tender landscape and patio
ornamental all the way down to
the soil line. But, such specimens
things like rubber plants, philo-
dendrons. and poinsettias could
surpnse you by sending up new
shoots in the spring. So, don't
give up on them too soon. Allow
enough time for them to revive
alter w arm weather returns.
Both flower buds and stems
of azaleas often suffer cold dam-
age. Bud injury w\ill be evident if
your plants produce few, or. no
flowers at blooming time.- Stem
damage will show up later in the
spring and early summer., when
some branches die. That will be.
the time to prune. Just cut out
dead branches, as you find them.'
always pruning back to live wood.
Low temperatures often cause
bud injury ,and leaf burn on
camellias. Damaged buds will
either drop from the plants, or
open only partway, revealing
btown. center. Leaf damage on
.damellias usually isn't too much
of a problem. In most cases, as
new leaves come out in the
spring, the old, frost-burned
leaves will just drop off the plants.
Whatever you do, even if your
landscape ornamental have
already suffered some cold injury,
do not relax your guard. More
frigid weather may be on the way.
So, be prepared to keep your
)) prized not to encourage any new
growth, until all frost danger has
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income:or own use withthese 2-1 bedroom "CLASSIC
FLORIDA" beach cottage. Located in Beacon Hill.
1240 sqf. Very short walk to beach. Contact Margaret
Presswood. MLS# 6406 $140,000
St. Joseph Bay Office
1520 C.R. C-30,
Port t. Joe, FL 32456
St. George Island
Cape San Bias
344 Cape San Bias Rd.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
MONEl BAYOU, "Gant Home," Hwy. C-30.
Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2200 tsq. ft. handicapped
accessible home features a dining/kitchen combination,
large family room with a jacuzzi, nicely landscaped
approx. 180'x200' lot. $150,000. MLS#6563.
Cape San Bias Beachview Lots 4, Surfside Estates. Approx. 78' x 103'.
St. Joe Beach Lot 14, Pelican Walk, dedicated beach access, $45,000.
Cape San Bias Beachside- Lot 2A/B, The Bluff at Secluded Dunes.
$129, 00. MLS#6497.
1998The Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. The Prudential and S are registered service marks
,: r Pru.Je-r.lial i.-.-urance Company of arr.er;ca t EausI H,1-i.uing Orp.--rtunit,
i Eac.n Comp3nr Indepe1,leriV O.,.'i- ar,' uoipril-.ld
CAL ODY ORVAATO. RNTL NFRMTIN
MEXICO IfEACH .FFIGE,
Formerly Fantasy Properties ,.
1200 U.S. Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, FL
Ridglev Home Vacation at Home' \Why travel
when you have your own inground pool, hot
tub, satellite dish and garage converted to
game room $198,500. MLS#63,25. Contact
Foxfire IV Three bedroom, 2 bath furnished
home in prestigious Cape Breezesi subdivision
,vIth deeded -ay and gulf acce4.. Abundant
trees and foliage Lot is 1 51I:'\1l.S approx ;
Ne'.l\ refurbished with Berber carpet kitchen
tile and some furniture. $170,0004 MLS#5731.
Paulette Cleare. .,
105 12th St., Mexico Beach. .Reduced to
$174,900. Exceptionally nice 3bd/2ba, brick
and stucco home. Just 1000 ft. to beach. This
home has new carpet and new air condition-
ers. Deck off master bd. Cathedral ceiling and
rock fireplace in great room. Also a bonus rm.
2 storage sheds in back. Water cond., hot/cold
shower dressing room off patio..A must see!
MLS#6174. Contact Joan Smithwick
Even Tide Bay Front
Development located in Cape
San Blas. Gated brick paved
entrance. Underground utili-
ties with Gulf and Bay access.
Starting at $40,000 interior up
to $160,000. Contact Margaret
or Jeff Fletcher.
Cape San Blas Shores Gulf
Front 133' X 90' Well, Septic,
CAPE SAN BLAS: '4"
Margaret Fletcher, Jeff Fletcher,
Paulette Cleare, Mike Harris
., 'ST. JOE BEACH
Cathy Kitchens, Margaret Presswood
, Ellen Allemore, Joan Smithwick, Marlene Harris
Cla)ton Beach access. news or me jiun make mish
4 bdrm, 2 ba home ,erN appealing This home is I..3.-
ed on a 56'\200' lot next to a 2000 acre wildlifee pre-
serve Lg vindo.; and open Ir.ling area allow ,ou to
enjoy the ,ew of the Gull & the fireplace from the
kitchen, din & lih. rooms The decks from the living
area & the master bdrm ullfer uie s of the Gulf as
well The home is built for crmfort including a jacuzzi
tub in the master bath Park ,our boat out of the weaih-
er and your feet in the sand $259,900. MLSP6571
Margaret or Jeff Fletcher
Las Coquinas an adorable 3 bdrm. I ba. bayfront cottage
home on St. Joe Bay. This home is located on a 100'x800'
wooded lot with true boat dockage, a rare find on St. Joe's
shallow bay. Enjoy your morning coffee as you watch the
sunrise over Pig Island, a national wildlife refuge.
$240,000. MLS#6371. Margaret or Jeff Fletcher.
& ae n 3500 L# Ja mtwc
& Water in. $325,000 MLS#
5770 Contact Paulette Cleare.
Developers: Commercial /
Residential 180' on U.S. 98
by 440' on Court St. Also sec-
ond parcel adjoins 370' on
Ave. by 125' deep. $975,000
.MLS#3455 Contact Ellen
Highway 98 St. Joe Beach -
[Approximately 120' X 344'
1$180,000 MLS# 4080. Contact
Auger Ave. St. Joe Beach -
50' X 100' Great Buy. $30,000
MLS# 6758. Contact Cathy
Palmetto / Chapel Lane
Overstreet -4.60 Acres locat-
ed on the deep part of
Wetappo Creek. $79,900,0
Abandoned Property/Impound Lot, (1)
Grey 1990, 2 door Chevy Berretta, vin #
IG1LV1461LE196123; (1) Brown, 1984
Buick Station Wagon, vin #
1G4AS3500EK435343; (1) Red/White
1990 Yamaha Jet Ski, hull #0523J990.
To claim this property call the Mexico
Beach Police Department at 648-4790.
Thank You. 2tcl/11l
AUCTION every Fri. 7 p.m. ET in
ANTIQUE MALL at Old Port Theatre.
WADE CLARK AUCTIONS
314 Reid Avenue, PSJ, 229-9282
AB1239, AU1737, AU1743
10% Buyer's Prem.
Real Estate, Estates & Liquidations
Anchor Realty & Mortgage Co.
1985 Ford truck, with camper top. 300
6 cyl., standard trans., good cond.,
$1,750 obo. 229-9333 .or 227-3312
after- 6 p.m., ., 'tfc 1/18
For Sale, 1998 Ford ;viustang-Conv.'
extra clean, low miles, fully loaded, can
be seen at 214 Gulf Street, St. Joe
Beach,-call 647-8057. 2tpl/11
94 Chrysler'GTC Convertible. all power,.
leather, CD, etc. $4,250; 2000
Dutchman 26' TIT, loaded, hardly used,
jacks & hitch S 12.000. call 639-9387.
, 1991 CMC Jimmy 4.3-V6, automatic.
new A/C, awesome sound system. cus-
tom tires & nms, 83.800. call 827-2970.
For Sale. 1990 Dodge Daytona
ES/Turbo. Red. 88.000 miles, runs
great, $3,000 OBO. call 648-4098. a1p,'.i
1985 Ford Van, as is. best offer for more
information, call 229-2619 after 5:pm.
'15' fiber glass river craft boat, 55 hp.-
Suzuki motor,. S/S prop, depth/fish
finder. tac.. and more, 2 gas tanks. 2
batteries spare tire and wheel, new 40#
thrust Minn Kota trolling motor. heavy
duLy trailer. 14' wheels, call 229-8859.
KAYAKS! Unstnkable. self-bailing. sta-
ble, safe and FUN! 314 Rrid Avenue (at
the Port Theatre). Several to choose
from' Open Tues.-Sat. 229-9282 utcl/4
Two bedroom I bath mobile home. with
view of the Gull in St. Joe Beach.
Appliance included. unfurnished. I
block from beach. Call 648-4649
One bedroom apartment, 1508 1/2
Long Ave. Available Feb. 10. Deposit,
required. No pets. Call 229-6552.
Small efficiency type apt. in Port St.
Joe, weekly or monthly rates, small'
deposit required. 639-3600. tfc 1/4
Four bedroom 2 bath home, urfur-
nished, $650 month, plus deposit. 648-.
5476. tfc 1/18
2 bedroom, 1 bath' duplex, close -to
beach, to responsible party.. $400
month/$200 deposit, call 647-9866.
For rent, 2 bedroom, furnished trailer in
Highland View, $300 a month, $175
deposit, call 227-1260. tfcl/11
House for rent in St. Joe Beach, 2 bed-
room & I bath, $450 a month, $450'
security deposit, 1 year lease, call 850-
601 15th St. Mexico Beach, Fl.
Highly restricted mobile home lots for rent.
Under ground utilities, paved road, street
lights., Pick out your lot nowl For more
Information call 850-648-4006.
Mexico Beach Mini
Storage Units, 6'x12',
and 12'x12'. 648-5146,
Ofe: 302-A Reid Ave., Port St. Joe, FL
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours
St. Joe Beach
Trailers for rent, 1 block off of beach on
Desoto Street, call 647-5106. tfcl/l I
For rent, 1 bedroom garden apartment
located in nice area of Port St. Joe, $300
a month. Call 229-7887.. 2tel/11
For rent, 2 bedroom, 1 bath like new,
apartment, 606 Woodward Ave., $550
per month plus security deposit, call
2 bdrm, 1 bath newly remolded apart-
ment for rent in Port St. Joe, $475 a
month, call 850-997-1765. 4tpl /4
2 bedroom, 1 bath unfurnished trailer
on St. Joe Beach, call 647-5361. tfc 1/7
Furnished Gulf Front Beach Home,
Treasure. Shores, 3 bedroom, 2 bath'
accommodates 8, people; Furnished
Gulf Front Beach Home, 817 A & B,
Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, 2 bedroom, 2
bath, accommodates 8 people;
Furnished Gulf View, Hwy 98, Beacon
Hill, 5 bedroom, 2 bath, accommodates
10 people; Furnished Cottage, Hwy 98,
Beacon Hill. I bedroom. I bath. Call
Arline Realty Inc. at 647-2628 2tcl/18
2 bedroom, I bath home at 1780'
Grouper Ave, deposit required, no pets,
call 229-6825. 4tp1/4
For Rent. RV Spaces. full hook-up, call
.229-8959, leave message. 6tp 12/21
For Rent, furnished house being remod-
eled at 528 7th Street, Port St. Joe. Call
648-5306. tfc 1 /4
2 bedroom, unfurnished apartment,
ocean view, cable furnished. 1004 Hwy
98, Mexico Beach. I year lease required,
8500 a month, S500 deposit. Call before
6:00 p.m. CST 648-4922 or 648-5139.
New Executive home in Mexico Beach, 3
..BR, 2 BA, fully furnished, no pets, no
smokers, 81,500 monthly, deposit, call
912-246-5707. tfc 1/4
For Rent, Mexico Beach, one block from
dedicated beach, 2 BR/1 BA duplex
$450 a month, 8250 deposit, call 706-
For Rent, available in January,
Waterfront- Intracoastal Canal water
\way $750 a month, 8500 deposit, no
Inside pets, long term lease call 334-
677-6086. Ifc 1/4
Beautiful Home, -good view of,the Gulf
-from Screened'Balcony. 3 br/2-ba, fur-
nished. Ready to move in 6 mo min,
$1,200 mo. Call 648-8668. tfcl/4
I Bedroom cottage on the river, avail-
able immediately call 639-3474. rfcl /4
Long Term Rentals
Seeking property owners for long term
rentals. Call Larr, @ Arline Realty, 647-
2628. tfc l/4
'2 & 3 BR. long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands Realty 648-4400. iftc,4
For Lease: Warehouse/Garage on
Williams Ave, 2550 sq. ft., 2 service
bays, 2nd story loft. 227-1429. .ncl4
Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. screen porch. carport & laun-
Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
refrig.. washer/dryer hook-up.
New extra Ig 3 bdrm. house, I 1/2
ba.. inside laundry rm., ch&a. dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat & air,
One bedroom apartment. washer/
Callf 229-6777 after 7 p.m. tfcl/4
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
MOSS CREEK APTS.,126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465.
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
Apart./Homes for Rent: 1 3 BR
apart/duplexes/homes for rent in Mex.
Bch. Fum.& unfurnished. Call Parker
Realty at .850-648-5777 for more info.
Liberty Manor Apts., 102 Liberty Manor
Circle, PSJ. Affordable housing for the
elderly & handicapped. CH/A, laundry,
facilities, energy efficient const., stove &
refrig., furn., fully carpeted. 1BR apts.
on site Equal Opp. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more info. NOW TAK-
ING APPLICATIONS ;tfcl/4
Garage Sale, Sat. 13th, 8:00 till 12:00
2026 Marvin Ave. Norta .Track 'ab
works, high chair, strollers, women &
men's clothes, girls & boys clothes,
toys, all kinds of stuff. Itcl/F11
The City of Mexico Beach is accepting
applications for the position of Police
Office Patrolman 1. The starting
salary is S20.800./00 with medical
insurance, dental arid vision. college
tuition assistance (100% tuition and
books), a matching reurement program,
uniforms, and more. Must meet the
requirements set forth by Fla.: Dept. of
Law Enforcement. to include >E. FDLE
certification. people; oral & written com-,
munication. and some computer skills
essential. Mexico Beach Police Dept.
has a strong "Commurunity Policing" phi-
losophy. Applications will be accepted
until 4:30 p.m. (CDTj January 22,
2001, and can be obtained by corning
by City Hall located at 118 N. 14th St.
or writing: City Hall, MBDPS, P. 0. Box
13425. Mexico Beach, Florida 32410.
The City of Mexico Beach is an EEOC
provider. Itc 1/18
Cashier, part-ume, apply in person,
Dixie Dandy, 2176 U.S. Hwy. 98,
Highland View. 3tc / 18
Experienced waitress needed at Gulf
Sand Restaurant. Must be over 18 years
old. No phone calls, apply in person.
8010 Hwy. 98, open at 4:00 p.m. ET,
Mon.-Sat. tc I/1IS
for busy real estate vacation rental
office. Basic computer skills and pleas-
ant personality are required. Please
phone in advance for Interview appoint-,
ment. Prudential Resort Realty. Cape
,San Bias Office, 227-2000. itc l/l
PRN RN'S/HHA'S, NHC HOMECARE
Our PORT ST., JOE homecare program
is seeing PRN RN's and HHA s to pro-
vide quality sKilled nursing and person-
al care to our homebound patients.
Mileage reimbursed. Interested individ-
uals may apply in person at 418 Reid
Ave. in Port St. Joe. EOE/Drug-Free
Workplace Itc 1/18
LPN or medical assistant for a busy
physician's office. Mon.-Fri. Salary
negotiable. Call 229-8979 EOE, drug
free workplace. 3tc I / 18
Position Vacancy with the, Gulf
County Schools, 2000-2001. Bus
Driver- one 2 hr position. Wewahitchka
area one 2hr. dnver. Application dead-
line: Jan. 26, 2001 at 12.00 EDT
Contact Mr. Don Rich, Coordinator,
Gulf County School Board, 150 Middle
School Rd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456,
(850) 227-1204 or (850) 639-2422.
A copy of the ad\erutied job description
and application form are available from
the maintenance office or the district
office building located at 150 middle
School Rd.. in Port St. Joe CDL and
school bus driver licenses are required.
Salary is determined by the adopted
salary schedule. Gulf County schools
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Cleaning crews wanted for busy spring
and sumrner season. Please phone in
advance for appointment. Prudenual
Resort Realty. Cape San Bias Office.
227-2000. lIe 1/18,
Gulf Coast Community College Part-
time Nursing Instructors (Gulf/
Franklin Center): Instruct in the
Pracucal Nursing Program on an as.
needed basis. Requires: Associate's
degree in nursing, 2 years 'of clinical
experience and a valid Florida Nursing
License. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Position ;s open until filled.
Part-time Nursing Instructors
(Panama City campus): instruct In the
Medical/Surgical Associate Degree pro-
gram. Requires: Bachelor's degree in
nursing. 2 years of chrucal experience
and a valid Flonda Nursing License
Master's degree preferred. Position is
open until filled. Applications may be
picked up at: Human Resources,
Admin. Annex Room 104. GCCC is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities and females strongly
encouraged to apply. For a detailed
description check our our job-lien at
850-873-3540 or our web-site at
www.g.cc.fl.us It, 1.. 18
Needed Immediately: Professional
Cleaners. Must be dependable with
dependable. transportation. Apply in
person at Anchor Vacation Properties at
4693 Cape San Blas Rd. 2tc 1/18
Gulf Coast Cdmmunity College
Engineering Instructor: Tenure track
position (9 months) beginning with the
2001-2002 academic year. Minimum
requirements are an Associate's degree
and MCSE certification. This position
is grant funded. Position is open until
Culinary Faculty: Tenure track posi-
tion (9 months) beginning with the
2001-2002. academic year. Minimum
requirements are a Bachelor's degree
and CCE certification. Position is open
English Faculty: Two (2) tenure track
positions (9 months) beginning with the
2001-2002 academic year for English
composition and/or developmental
English. Minimum requirements area a
Master's degree in English or a Master's
degree with 18 graduate hours in Lt
field. A Doctorate and teaching experi-
ence are preferred. Position is open
Social Science Faculty: Tenure track
position in Religion and History (9
months) beginning with the 20(01-2002
academic year. Minimum requirements
are a Master's degree in religion or his-
tory or a Master's degree with a rrunl-
mum of 18 graduate hours in the field.
Candidate must also be certified to
teach: Hebrew Bible,'Old Testament.
New Testament. Religion in American
Life. and Western Ci\-lzatior I and iI
This position closes February 28,
Underwriting Representative -
Represents WKGC-FM to the business
community and responsible for creating
and maintaining accounts, 1 to 2 years
sales experience In broadcasting or
other media required, other sales and.
promotion experience will be consid-
ered.. Must be selU-motuvated. results
oriented, goal focused, and a persuasive
communicator. B.A. or B.S. preferred.
Range begins at 89.12 per hour.
Deadline to apply is Jan. 25. 2001.
Previous applicants are still being
considered and need not reapply.
Applications may be picked up at:
Human Resources, Admin. Annex
Room 104. GCCC is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Minorities
and females strongly encouraged to
apply. For a detailed description
check our our job-lien at 850-873-
3540 or our web-site at
www.g.cc.fl.us Itc 1/IS
The Washington Improvement Group
is -now accepting applications and
resumes for a part-time, program
coordinator position. The Program
Coordinator spends a major portion of
his/her time recruiting youth and
adults as members of WIG and facilitat-
ing the needs of WIG volunteers. Major
responsibilities include: program plan-
ning and implementation of assigned.
programs and activities. Responsible, for
programmatic reporting and supervis-
ing the work of youth facilitators. The
position requires solid capability in pro-
gram planning and management. Prior
experience in youth 'and adult program
planning and, implementation Is
required. Must ; be proficient in.
Microsoft Word and desktop publishing
and excellent organizational skills.
Additional job information may -be
.obtained at the Washington
.Improvement Group office/teen center,
located at 401'Peters Street between the
hours of 11:00 A.M. ET and 6:00 P.M.
ET. Position closing date January 31,
Full Time Minister of Music and
Youth. Seeking Chnst-Centered. con-
senrvaue Southern Baptist Church.
evangelistic minister. Small town
church 130 Sunday School, youth 25.
Blended style worship. Family Life
Center facility with gym. Send resume
to: Search Team c/o Long Avenue
Baptist Church, P.O. Box 38, Port St.
Joe, FL 32457, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
.Job Opening: ,Charter School
Administrator. The Apalachicola Bay
Charter iABC) School is seeking a qual-
ified. innovative adinmriiistrator with
strong interpersonal skills for the new
charter school scheduled to open in
August 2001. Job responsibilities will
include implementing local, state, and
federal requirements, overseeing and.
implementing budget, developing strong
parent and community relations., and
insuring high student achievement.
Interested applicants should send their
resume to Apalachicola Bay Charter'
School. P.O Box 7777. Apalachicola. FL
32329 3tcI1/ I1
Full Time/Part Time Cashiers needed
at Cape Trading Post Come tL) and put
in application or call 229-8775 Ask for
Skilled Labor. Ship Fitters, 3 \TS
experience preferred. Apply in person.
Gulf County Shipbuilding. 1550 Old
Dvianmte Dock Rd Port Joe FL;
6&50'229'930). 2tc I 1I
AISTRADES and SERVICESI
REMODELING, RENOVATION, REPAIRS
Trim and finish All types of carpentry
work, Over 25 years experience
Insured, (850) 227-7388
Jeff Wood 227-1559
C. 4. 's Lawn
FULL LAWN SERVICE ,
I wili work for you.
NOW AVAILABLE -
INDUSTRIAL GASES and,
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
LICENSED & INSURED
Port St. Joe Call
COINS BY THE BAY! I buy and sell old
coins and paper none. Billy Stephens.
fair prices Home 229-1252. tfc 12/1
Termite & Pest Control
Ter ,-i.- TrEirr,.-,' l-, .islaur5,1i Il.tI- 1
S Fi- r. a ,r, .i *ri C,3 u',Ti ,rum
S -_" E:1u1^1 IOc, A p.,,ri Ct,- ih. : ll.:ii-' _l.
.-.i, ,.-r., .r \.: ,: ,', Rental'Properties
PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
Serving the Entire Area" I
Free Estimates & Inspections
Do-lt-Yourself Pest Control Products
64 -3 18or22-82
PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
// MINI-STORAGE \
5X10 10x10 10x20
On SIte Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT!
BOB'S PAINT &
/ 30 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Body C& Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
by David Oakley, L.M.T.
at Cooper's Cut & Style
Lic 4 MA0029475. Lic # VMM 10098
Seasonal Apparel with
machine embroidery &
< y? rPainting
Si t-.-: a C,.. .iI
FENCES "FENCES FENCES
All Types Dependable Service
S* Top Quality Products
VA Christine Baker
Mexico Beach, FL
AVO n 648-8312
ir.ipe. e ir,o.ri.-r., ou Consultant
58 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, FL
APPLIANCE SERVICE .
SALES & REPAIR
Repair all major brands
Work # 647-5113
Mobile # 227-5112
Flower & Landscape
Kay Kelley, Owner
Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 20 Plus Years
Major Appliance, Air Condition & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
PROTECT YOURSELF HIRE A LICENSED
639-2942 OR 227-5986 CALL ANYTIME
* CARPORTS *
+ WINDOWS *
+SOFFIT AND FACIAl
*PATIO COVERS *
FLORIDA ROOMS *
+ GUTTERS *
I FOlt IRIENT I FOR RENT -1 HELP WANTED I HELP WANTED I HELP WANTED
NE .AI)I" Po
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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.
Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. SHARP
Position Vacancy with the Gulf
County Schools 2001. Academic
Mentor/Job Coach, Port St. Joe High-
Sch6ol, January 23, 2001. Contact Ms.
Sara Joe Wooten, Director Gulf County
Schools, 150 Middle School Road, Port
St. Joe, Florida 32456, 580-229-6940.
A copy of the advertised job description
is available from the school office or the
district building located at 150 Middle
School Road in Port St. Joe. Minimum
of an AA Degree; experience working
with teenagers (16-18 years old); must
provide personal transportation; $42
fingerprint analysis; directly responsi-
ble to coordinator of WIA/Wages
Projects. Salary will be based on the
approved grant funding schedule. Gulf
County Schools is an equal opportunity
House Keeper needed, call Blue Water
Inn at 648-8121. tfcl/4
CNA, Full Time, Gulf Pines Hospital,
Drug Free Work Place, EOE. Contact
Sandy Watson, DON, 227-1121 ext 153.
Position Vacancy with the Gulf
County Schools, Assistant Principal,
Port St. Joe High School, Deadline,
January 23, 2001, 12:00 NOON E.T.,
Contact Mr. Chris Earley, Principal,
Port St. Joe High School, 100 Shark
Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 32456, (850)
229-8251, A copy of the advertised job
description and application form are
available from the school office. The dis-
trict office building located at 150
Middle School Road in Port St. Joe or
the web site http://prod.schoolcruis-
er.com/gcsb or www.gulf.k12.fl.us. For
this advertisement period only current
Gulf County School employees will be
considered. school principal, education-
al leadership, or administrative/super-
vision certification from the Florida
Department of Education is required.
Salary is based on board approved
salary schedule. Gulf County Schools is
.an equal opportunity employer. 2tc I/11
LPN, Full Time, Part Time, Gulf Pines
Hospital, Drug Free Work Place, EOE.
Contact Sandy Watson, DON, 227-1121
exl 153. 4tc1/4
The Franklin County Early Head
Start Program is currently seeking a
Full Time Family Advocate to work
collaboratively with Early Head Start
program in a social services capacity.
Bachelors degree in human or social
services field required. Candidates must'
be able to work positively with children -
and families of diverse backgrounds. We
are also seeking a Early Head Start
Coordinator to oversee day to day oper-
ation of our child development center:
The program serves pregnant women.,
infants and toddlers. Successful candi-
dates must possess a Bachelors Degree
in child development, early childhood
education or related field. Applications'
may be completed at 450 Jenks Avenue,
Panama City, FL EOE M/F/V/D 2tci/i
Part Time Help/Cook, PRN, all shifts,
residents care. Call Geri-Care at 647-
Toucan's- Restaurant, Hwy 98 in
Mexico Beach has all positions open.
Apply in person, experience very help-
Innovative Design Manufacturing
Company is interviewing for the fol-
lowing full time and part time posi-
tions: TIG Welders, Assembly, Sales.
IDM, INC. is a world-wide manufacturer
and' distributor of Vacuums, Air
Machines, and accessories for the Car
Wash, Convenience Store and Service
Station Industry. Located in Highland
View at 398 Victoria Avenue or call for
an appointment 227-2057. 4rt 1/4
Help Wanted for family-oriented busy
restaurant. Breakfast cook, fryer cook,
&.grill cook. Top Wages w/health, den-
tal & vacation benefits to qualified hard-
wprking persons w/good attitude. Year
round employment. Send resume to
ESCD P 0 Box 13913, Mexico Beach, FL
Seeking Equipment Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must have
valid FL dn. er-.s ien-e. Apply at C W
Roberts Contracung. Inc.. PC) Box 168
Hosiord, FL 323.34. 850-379-8 116 .
Violin/Fiddle Lessons: all ages wel-
come, call 648-9496,. tfcl/4
Violin / Fiddle lessons: all ages wel-
come. Call 648-9496. tfc 1/4
Lost Dec. 23rd between 9th and Reid
Ave. Christmas gift,, Sterling Silver
bracelet with black onyx stone. Please
call 229-8123. 2tpl/11
1985 'Fleetwood camper,. 35 feet long,
.$4,200. Call 227-9115. 2tc 1/18
The' First Pentecostal holiness Church
of Port St.: Joe cordially invites you 'to
attend, church with !us on Sunday
mornings. We .have some "good news"
'we want to share with you., Itp 1/18
2-door horse trailer with dressing/tack
room, $1,500. Call 227-1200. Itc 1/18
White wash wicker day bed with two
mattresses. $150Q.-Call 227-1200. Itc
Propane heater only used 1 week,
26,000 btu, $200. Call 639-2814. Itc
For Sale or Trade, pull along camper
sleeps 6. will trade out for a full blood-
ed quarter' horse or sell outright, will
negouate. call 348-2456 2tcl/ll
GI NA ,"HN tifeii
Is available for birthday parties.
Magic, face painting, balloons &
games, d have your party at Slice
N Ice in Mexico Beach. Party room
includes, clown show, pizza, drink &
ice cream. No fuss, no mess.
TRAD S an SER ICE
Butler's Light Tractr Work
Bush Hogging, Dirt-Moving,
Post Hole Digging
6,48-4765 6l 2
B & S PRO PAINTING
Over 25 years experience.
A good job for a good price.
HONEY Do LIST MAINTENANCE
;No Job Too "Big or Small"
Over ,20 Years Experience
Painting, general maintenance,
-;, wood woFking, Irim/finish work
Frep. Elimratei RF0066770
p ,ru u 'liI Ji
;. Carpentry, Windows,
, uRoom Additions, etc.
-'U ,it, .v'crk/ .l f,'ol'3 r\ p nce5
"The House Doctors" Lic.
#0066513. General Contractor.
Gulf Diesel Service
Diesel Engine Repair
229-8651 'or 227-8024
Tax .Returns A Specialty
200 Reid Ave..
Port St. Joe
Specializing in Reroofs*
Single-Ply & Repairs
'l hTere QualityL Is Higher Than Price"
180 AVENUE C
Pick-up and Delivery
Home Mo r^. ena r.c n o job o small;
All Pha:e ol home maonrenonce
o33,1 G u.igi A% mo Coll lP.i: "l'Ia 3'1-
prmi SlJ e ri 3: s. c. -LIIl'ine .in w)l~~
I P -1 1 E '., L J o c 3 2 I S 6 1 5 1 1 1 -0 6
Phone: (850) 227-7777
218 Long Aenue Port St. Joe, FL
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sunday. 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Boarding, Bathing, Grooming Cats and Dog,
,Separate Cat Rodm Pick-Up & ['Di ver
',l,,1 E-':,:[i- e Preniium Pet Food
Heatirin, rid Air C :.ridiri.:.nini, ,
irilurd :.Animral Confinement
E lprrecriLcd Kcnriel Supervisors
Long Termr Boarding .
Multiple Sized Kennels
Veterinarian On Call
COX POOL CLEANING SERVICE
Residential & Commercial, Service for
Weekly, Biweekly, Monthly, Maintenance &
Pool Walk Way Repair, To Clear Pools.
Call Mike or Mary
e, ^ Certified
HARMON'S HEAVY EQUIPMENT COMPANY
SPECIALIZING IN CLEAN TOP SOIL
BULLDOZERS BACKHOES LOADERS
TRACTORS -DUMP TRUCKS:
850-648-8924 Mexioo- Beach, FL 32410
Mize Plumbing, Glass & Supply,.Inc.
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS REMODELING
PLUMBING SUPPLIES GLASS, MIRRORS & SHOWER DOORS
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Lic. #CF-C057220, RG0051008, ER00116 18
520 E. First St., Port St. Joe, FL
850-229-6821 or 227-3885
r Carpet Country
Highway 98 Highland View Port St. Joe 850-227-7241 Fax 229-9405
24 Oe4~C ...
Do-It-Yourself Professional Carpet Cleaning with
Great for Cleaning All Carpet, Upholstery, and Auto and
Recreational Vehicle Interiors.
TRY IT TODAY!
L > ..... . ._. .. ... .. ... -, -
Willard's Appliance Repair
Emergency Service Available
Willard Richards, Owner
2482 Hayes Avenue, H.V.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
I. C. Enterprises 2t2 Rid L ....r
F i 211 6U41 1
Aulhorzed Silek Center
Circle S Refinishing
Repair Touchup or Complete .
Refinishing. We do it ALL from .
furniture to floor. Free' Estimates-
This area's mosfe -e,, ,,c,:e.d refa,,ei eri
S827-6828 ask for Dusty .
.* Residential *Custom Wood
A & R Fence
Feacin, and Concrete Work
1Albert Flelschmann FREE Estimates,
.EIN#593115646 850) 647-4047
Michael Wood Residential Contractor 227-1589 .
carpentry & architectural details
repairs remodels decks fenced
Insured License #RR0067190 (
SunundMate Handyman Service
If your Mate is Too Busy for that-.Odd Job, Call SecondMale
Ron Westmark 850-229-8334
"o Locally Licensed & Insured 'h p.i,
SERVICE & INSTALLATION
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
-"TRAE ,. SERVICE FOR ALL BRANDS
I ,-' ,iad I.. .r' .. Trane MOBILE & MODULAR HOMES
10 Year Parts & Labor Arcoadre-
GERALD BYRD, Owner/Operator ,
COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL HEATING & COOLING
Dealer for Frigidaire F.,RIGIDAIRE
Heating and Cooling Systems A.Whle.1ewDrainWd OC8mf9rt.
6 Years Parts and Labor Warranty
229-6058 or 227-5373
NORTHWESt FLORIDA VINYL, INC.
806 Garrison Avenue (850) 227-3641
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Mobile (850) 227-6105
Vinyl & Aluminum Siding Screened Porches
22 Years Experience Insured
Warrantied Locally Owned & Operated
S( STUCCO by DeGraff
Tim DeGraff, Owner
S Interior & Exterior Plastering
Smooth & Textured Finishes
S.. Simulated Brick & Stone
Over 50 color finishes to choose
From. Plus many architectural designs
^ 'office: (85o) 229-8588
mobile: (850) 227-5424
QUALITY STUCCO WORK
GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED V RNT"' FREt E.Tiri.iTES REPAIRS ON All. E -ND INSTANT FINANCING
48-5474 .* FL LICENSE ER0010992, RA1.1542189
C( w KirtI n and Bath
THE CABINET SHOPPER
5S1 Palmecto Dr Oversirec
L Port St. loe, FL 32456
Fix 64 -8752
PHIL'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
REPAIR AND REMODELING
Pi: (850), 229-6460
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
Licensed and Insured Lic #RR-0067199
Paint Contracting & Pressure Washing
Residential & Commercial
Interior / Exterior.
Quality Work Guaranteed -s-
Licensed & Insured 7 'B
Free Estimates 850-648-2335
H hanging Baskets Evergreens
Annuals Assorted Trees
'Griunds Covers & Much More!
ST. JOE NURSERY & SUPPLY
706 First Street Port St. Joe, FL 227-21 1 2
.: Office: 850-229-6018
.' Fax: 850-229-8976
C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-O-Let
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand
Complete Septic Service!
installation Pump-Out Repair
Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service
FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 509 Fourth Street
Office (850) 229-9292 P. 0. Box 602
Home (850) 648-5919 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING
z CARPET CLEANING
:~$ %* Odor Control Pet Stains 24 Hr Water Damage Z
,u Carpet Repairs Restretching Free Estimates Z
(850) 227-5098 or 229-9663
STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING
I stop B.V rod,?.V for .4 romr! I
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Page 8B. The Star. Port St. Joe. FL Thursday. Jan. 18. 2001
Furniture 8 Refilshing Shoppe
Quality Refinishing since 1982
Call John Reeves at 2294374
Furniture for sale: large, like new china
cabinet, $500 obo. Bedroom suite con-
sisting of double/queen headboard, 2
night stands with 2 drawers each, triple
dresser with triple mirrbr, excel. cond.,
$350 obo. 229-8910. tfc 1/18
2 Surf Boards for sale 6'1" & 5'8" in
size, call 229-9289. 2tcl/11
Family, & Locally. operated 25 yrs, 50
balls delivered $4.00 a ball, no less than
50, $4.50 deliver & install Free delivery,
no sticks guaranteed, beautiful pine
straw, call 648-2456 or 850-796-8526
Cherry wood crib $100 and youth bed
$50. Both with 'mattresses included,
call 227-3412 evenings., fc 1 /4
Used furniture for sale. Johnnie's
Trim Shop, 310 4th St.. PFJ tfcl/4
Free "Non-DenormnaUo al" Eight
Lesson Bible Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a Christian & no-
thing else! Send your .name, & address
to: Bible Study, PO Box 929, Wewa-
hitchka. FL 32465 or E-mail your
request to Wewachurch@aol.com ifcl/4
Remington 1100 2 3/4 or 3" magnum,
extra full choke turkey, swing swivels,,
like new, call 647-8322. .tfc/4
Mobile Home: must be moved. 14x70' 3
br/2ba ch/a, aluminum carport & Fla.
room, plus storage bldg. & power pole.
Call 229-6825. 2tp 1/18
Mobile Home, has covered deck, open
deck, and added sitting room. Located
in Mexico Beach between 3rd & 4th
Street on Fortner. You Move. Call 1-
Toy poodles, $150. Parents on premis-
es. Available Jan. 30, 2001. 648-2024.
1 story house with (3) bedrooms, (2)
bath, living room. kitchen, unfinished
open porch. 1,560 square feet. Site area
(4.13 acres) location Gulf County Farm
in Ganley road in WVewahitchka, FL. For
more information call Emerald Coast
Federal. Credit Union at 850-227-1156
ask for Debbie. 4tcl/11
1 1/2 story block house with (4) bed-
rooms. (3) baths. living room. kitchen
and dining room combined, porch 2,260
square feet site area location 1100
North 15th Street Mexico Beach. FL.
For more information call Emerald
Coast Federal Credit Union at 850-227-
1156 ask for Debbie. 4tcl/11
Properm for sale. Lot 5. Block 148. loca-
tion 12th Street Apalachicola, FL. For
more information call Emerald Coast
Federal Credit Union at 850-227-1156
ask for Debbie. 4tcl/l11
New double wide, 32x80, 4 bedroom, 2
full bath, deck, storage shed on 5 lots,
on Red Bull, high & dry, call 639-9387.
House for sale: 176 Charles Street,
White City, stone/stucco, exterior,
3Br/2Ba, den w/FP, liv. room, kitchen,
1 car garage, fenced back yard,
$73,000 (850) 827-6722. tfc 1/4
Arline Realty, Inc.
For Sale, New Gulf front town homes,
Hwy 98, Mexico Beach, 4 new town-
homes for sale, $318,000 completed,
pre construction sale price $266,000,
construction to begin within 30 days,
1,100 sq. ft., 2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bath, 2
story, parking underneath, call Arline
Realty Inc. at 850-647-2628. 2tcl/18
For Sale by owner, I 1/2 a
Palmetto Drive. Overstreet. i
centipede grass, 1,050 gal. sepi
400' deep well with new put
tank, 200 amp power pole for m
call 648-5094. 5
3BR/2BA house on 2 1
Wewahitchka. Fenced in b
CH&A $60,000. 639-2339
2 bdrm block home, appliances
ed, $27,500, no owner finance
For Sale, Bay Front Ho
Constitution Drive, 3 bdrm/2 ba
I will pay $$$ for non run
wrecked motor cycles and ATVr
kind. Call 850-647-3968. '1
Looking to buy used 4 wheeler in
good condition. Call 229-8122 before
5:00 P.M. tfcl/4
Real Estate. would like to purchase lot
or homrie with owner financing, in
Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe. or sur-
rounding area call 706-321-8292.20tel2/7
Real Estate, would like to purchase lot
or home with owner financing, in
Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, or sur-
rouniding area call 706-321-8292.20tet2/7
Secretary with 25+ years experience will
do typing in my'home, will pick up and
deliver. Call 229-7864. 3tc 1 /18
IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CASE NO. 01-122
IN RE: The Estate of
WILLIAM AUSTIN COSGROVE. JR .
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the Estate of. WILLIAM
AUSTIN COSGROVE, JR.. deceased. Case No. 01-
122; is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County.
Florida. Probate DiIslion the address of which Is
Gulf Count) Counhouse. Pan St. Joe, Florida
32456. The names and addresses of the Personal
Representative and the Personal Representative's
attorney Is set forth below..
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
All persons on whom this notice is served who have
objections thaCchallenge the qualifications of the
Personal Representative, venue.. or the Jurisdiction
of this Coun or clnis arn interest in the e-t ate. are
required to file their objecuons with this Court
WITHIN THE LATTER OF THREE MONTIPS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR NINETr DAMS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COP- OF TrHIS NOTICE ON THEM
All creditors ol' the decedent and other person- hav.
Ing c lainis or derfi, ds against decedeni t estate oFh
,,honi a cop ofa ihls nonce is served. ilthlin three
nioniths after thile date of the frmt publlcauion of this
notice must file their claim. with llns Coun WITH.
IN THE LATTER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER TIIE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR NINETY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COP'. OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM
All other creditors of the decedent and persons hat--
ing clmins or deniids agailnSl the decedent's estate
must file their claims aih Lhe court WITHIN THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE D.iOTE OF THE FIRST PuBLI.
C \TION OF THIS NCOTIC E ALL CLUMS. DEMANDS
AND OBJ.ICTIONS NOT S0 FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.. ,
The date of the first publication of this Notice Is
January 4. 200 1.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DAVID C. GASKIN
Florida Bar No. 027928
P. 0. Box 185,
Wewahitchka. Florida 32465
P. 0. Box 1248
Wewahitchka. Florida 32465
4tc, January 4. 11. 18. and 25. 2001.
*** GULF PINES HOSPITAL ***MASSAGE THERAPY
1 Hour $45 1/2 Hour $35
eaal&i SmAfow // TZel iw 4a'j ^t eW.4t44 cA-d4&t'
Most In.surances Also Accepted
Stpl/11 Call 227-3539 or 227-2130 MA31712
POINT OF EASE MASSAGE THERAPY
At Active Styles Salon 5:30 pm 9:00 pm 227-1155
404 Long Avenue Across from the Health Department
Deluxe Gift Certificates Available
tpi/I 1 Hour -$45 1/2 Hour $35 MI0541.MA31712
Web Design Desktop Publishling
* Full Site Design
* Four Color Printing
p Marketing & Promotion Tri-Fold Brochures
Web Hosting Business Cards/Stationery
Webshot Productions *
Call 827-2797 to see how affordable dazzling color really Is I
INVITATION TO BID
The Mexico Beach Artificial Reef Association Is.
requesting bids for the' transportation and deploy-
ment of precast concrete construction' tomniponents
In several locations itn the Gulf of Mexico during the
period 3/26/01 to 6/13/01. The materials to be
deployed are for the' construction of artificial reef
structure for public use with.funds provided by the
Federal Aid In Sport Fishing Restoration Program as
administered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission. Interested Contractors
may obtain a Invitation to Bid Iiackage that contains
specifications and performance requirements for the
contract by contacting Reef Development Manager.
P. 0. Box 13006. Mexico Beach,. Florida 32410 or by
e-ntall at email@example.com. The due date for
receipt of Contractor bids Is 2/2/01 .
2tc. January II and 18. 2001.
ore info, NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
tpl2/28 BID NO. 0001-13
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners1
will receive sealed bids from any person, company or
lots in corporation interested in purchasing.the following
ackyard items: .
tfl /4 46 recycling igloos, as-is, FOB Five
Points Landfill. Igloos may be bid in
any quantity, and may be viewed at
'includ- Five Points Landfill from 9:00 a.m. to .
Ing. call 5:00 p.m.. E.S.T.,-Monday through
Sprcificaotia nsay be obtained front the Clerk's
OficCe Gull County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G0i
me on Costin. Sr Blhd Room 148. Port St. Joe. FL 32456'
ath 229- (850) 229-6113.
tfcl/4 Questions should be directed to 'Solid Waste
Director Joe Danford. 1001 Tenth Street. Port St.,
Joe, FL 32456 / Telephone'(8501 227-3696 .!',
Please indicate on the envelope that this Is a'
SEALED BID and Include the BID NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Monday, January
22, 2001 at 5:00 p.m,, E.S.T., at the Office of
the Clerk of Circuit Court, 1000 Cecil G.,
Costin. Sr. Blvd., Room 148, Port St. Joe, FL,
ning or 3245,.
S of any The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
3tpil/ bids. ,
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Nathan Peters. Jr., Chalrman
Attest: /a/ Douglas C. Birmingham, Clerk
2tc. January I I and 18,l2001.
NOTiCE TO CONTRACTORS
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids in duplicate will be received until
February 6 2001 0 1-00 PM C'ST at the
Wewahitchka Elementary School. by' the Gulf
County School Board, at which time and place all*
bids will be publicly opened tnd read aloud for:
SIX CLASSROOM ADDITION
WEWAHITCHKA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
The Contractor shall furnish all labor, materials and
equipment: and shall be responsible for the entire
completion of this project.
Plans, specifications and contract documents may
be inspected at the office of the Architect. 130 Hwy.
22. Wewahitchka, Florida, and may be procured by
General Contractors, upon a deposit of $100.00 per
set for plans and specifications, of which $50flQ will
be refunded to each General Contractor, who sub-
mits a bid and returns all documents in good condi-
tion within 10 days after the date of opening of bids.
Cashier's check, certified check or bid bond, for not
less than 5% of the amount of bid. must accompany
Performance. Labor and Materials bond, and
WQ'kman's Compensation Insurance will be
required of the successful bidder
Right is reserved to reject any and all proposals and.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of thir-
ty (30) days after date set for opening.
Mr. Jerry E. Kelley. Superintendent
Gulf County School Board
Port Saint Joe. Florida
Charles A. Gaskln. ARA
P. 0. Box7 '
:Wewahitchka, Florida 324655
3tc. January 11. 18. and 25. 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Estate of
ROBERT MICHAEL MOORE
S. CASE NO. 00-74-CP
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The adminlstrauton of the estate of ROBERT
MICHAEL MOORE. Deceased. File Number 00 74.
SCP. IS; penaing in the Circuit Court for Gulf Count,.
Florida Probate Division. the address of which is
1000 5th Street. Port St. Joe;-Florida 32456. The
names and addresses of the Personal Represenitauie
and the Fer.-oral Represenrtuve's attorney are set
fonrth below '
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIEDTHAIT
All persons on whom this notice Is
aerted who hate objections that challenge the valid-
Sitv of the will the quallilcautons of the personal rep-
resentative. venue. or jurisdiction of this Court are
reqmtired to Iile their objections wth this Counrt
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PLiBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
S ll creditors of the decedent and other
per.,.ns ha.[lg clinais or demands ogalnst dece-
dent a esat i on whom a copy of this notice is served
within three months after the date of the first publi-
cation of this notice must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
All other creditors of the decedent and
persons having claims or demands against the decp-
dent's estate must file their claims with this court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE 'DATE ,,F
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF-THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT
SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this Notice is
January 18. 2001.
/s/ WINIFRED M. MARSH ,.
DANIEL & KOMAREK CHARTERED
By: /s/ JOHN F. DANIEL
Florida Bar Number 118098
Post Office Box 2547
Panama City. Florida 32402
(850) 763-6565 .
.ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ,
2tc. January 18 and 25. 2001.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
PROPOSAL NO. 0001-15
The Gulf County Board of County Conmmissioners
will receive proposals front any person, company or
corporation interested in providing the following
professional services: t
An independent contractor to the
Board of County Commiasioners, to be '
responsible for providing Court
Reporting Services for County and "
Circuit Court within Gulf County. '
Specifications may be obtained from the Clerks
Office. Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Cecil G
Costin. Sr. Blvd.. Room 148, Port St. Joe. FL 32456
Questions should be directed to Chief Administrator
SDon Butler at (850) 229-6111.
Please Indicate on the envelope that this Is a
SEALED PROPOSAL and include the PROPOSAL
Proposals will be received until Monday,
February 12, 2001 at 5:00 p.m., E.S.T., at the
Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court, 1000
Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd., Room 148, Port St.
Joe, FL 32456.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
Attest: /s/ Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerk
2tc. January 18 and 25. 2001.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS .
S BID NO. 0001-14
The Gulf County Board Of County Commissioners
will receive bids from any person, company or cor-
poration Interested In providing -the- following
Replacement of'Metal Roof at the
White City Volunteer Fire Department
Bid price to include delivery, and the delivery date
must be specified. Liquidated damages of $25.00 per
day will be assessed for each day goods retain
Specifications' may be obtained from the Clerk's
Office. Gulf County .'ourir:,ui': 1000 Cecil G.
Costiln, Sr. Blvd.. Room 14. Pur-i t 'Joe, FL 32456
- (850) 229-6113.
Questions should be directed to Building Official
Michael Hanmmond at (850) 229-8944.
Please Indicate on the envelope that this' Is 'a
SEALED BID arnd Include the BID NUMBER
Bids will be received until Mon
.22, 2001 at 5:00 p.m.. E.S.T. at
the Clerk of Circuit Court, 1I
.Costin, Sr. Blvd., Room 148, Por
The Board reserves the right to reji
BOARD OF COUNTY COM
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Nathan Peters. Jr..
Attest:-/s/ Douglas C. Birmingham.
Itc, January 18, 2001.
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S i
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Triat p.r
of Execution issued In the Count,
Count. Florida. on the 19th da., of' D
In the cause wherein Citizens Fede
plainuff and Shirle) E Gaiher Daws
dant. being case No 99 176 CC In st
I. Frank McKelthen, As Sherifl of
SFlorida, have le-id pon all the r
Interest of defendant Shirc,' E. GAth
and to the following deacnned poper
1995 Hyundal. 4 Door. Cole
VIN # KMHJF23R1SU901
TAG # HYO 98M
and on the 13th, day of February
FRONT STEPS of the Gulf County C
the City of Port St. Joe, Florida,
Florida, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. or
after as possible, I will offer.for sale
defendant's Shirley E. Gathers Daw
and Interest in aforesaid property ai
and will the same subject to all priol
branches and judgements. 1i arn,,. it L
best bidder or bidders for CASH the
applied as far as may be to the payme
the satisfaction of the above describe
of01 Culf Coun
By )/s, Frani
In accordance with the American w
Act, persons with disabilities need a
miodation to participate In this proc
contact Sheriff Frank McKeithen n
seven days prior to the proceeding atf
4tc. January 18 and 25 and Febr
This Concurrent Notice Covers t'
Two Environmental Notices:
a. Floodplaih and Wetlands Notice of Public
b. Notice to the public of Finding of No
Significant Impact on the Environment and
Request for Release of Funds and Removal
of Environmental Conditions '
a. FLOODPLAIN AND WETLANDS NOTICE OF
Gulf County, Florida, intends to undertake the fol-
* lowing project to be funded by a Florida Department
of Community AffIirs Dlisa-ter Reco,.,ery Communlit
Development Block Grant Pr:.-grm .
* The proposed project consists of repairing the exist-.
Ing stormwater drainage system in Highland View.
'The primary component of the drainage system In
Highland View is a ditch and culvert system that
runs generally southeast to northwest throughout
the community. The proposed project will mitigate
drainage problems In Highland.View by replacing
managed sectionrs of e.Ilsung cultert reconstructing
e iting :ahert headwalls. and reworking darniged
* s-:tilonr 01 'he t\Iisrung ditch 5peiriflc nll, the coun.
ty proposes to: .
Replace damagedd sections of 18", 24", and 48" cul-
vert: construct 24" and 48" culvert headwalls; and
complete earthwork throughout sections of the 6'
dJr intre ditch
Some construction within Highland View will take
place within the 100-year floodplain and/or wet-
lands. h-.aeer all .:.-nslrucuicn ,ill take plre ,,ith
in existing State and or Counts rightal .ivay rIn
which tihe drainage sstent 15 presently located
Because nrI the ne-.I to u-! existing rlght.oi.-way
project iniprr,'.en.en, cnrn.,t be ur,.ite-takeh in rv
other lo:atllon due io the scope ofl the project A- a
result, there are no pra ctlali alternate_ to tiue
design described abose These Improaements are
necessary In order to .mnpr..'.e saornmEater drainage
Sin Highland '. les
day. January The proosed Impro, ementi will confirm to appli
I Ihe Office of able Stuie Iloodphin protel:uoran stlardrd; Becaus,
000 Cecil G. the prorposeia drainage improerennia ill occu
rt St. Joe, FL within existing right-of-way where the existing
drainage ditch IS= local ted ute proposed action *
Sa rit 31l'ect ri ntdral or beneficial floodphin ilue.
ectany and all a d reiaenLs Of the conimunirl, iill benefli from li
,LIssIONERs .' .proilecti FAlure i c-:.-rrec drainage problem. ,i
MISSINERS Highland 'ie* will eacerbate future stormyatea
rai rnage condrluon_ in the community
Chairman Additional agencIes Involved In this project include
Clerk the State of Florida 'Department of Commurilt
Affairs Florida Department of .Environmenta
Protection and tire L' S Departnient of Housing ani
SALE I.'rbn Developer, t
.iuant lo :, Wril Additional Informauon regarding the project may b
Court of Gull f lewed at the Gulf Count, Plannimr & Buildin,
december. 2."0. Dep3rtn:rint located at the Gall'Count, Courthouse
eral Bank i.:,s 00 Cecl G Cotin St Bl.d Fun St Jce FL. 185C
son. was defen- 229-6844. beneen the nour; c.f '' 00 AM and 4 0'
aid Court.', M lEasiern Timel Written comment on the pro
r Gull roun, po'ed project %ill be accepted until Morav'.
'iJht itt ,n,1 Fsbrujari 20)01 Fle:,se 'end rittlien comment. to
hr. ,-_, In Don Budler Countv Amlinl-tau:.r I C,,' Lecil G
erzi lo',t Co;Ltn Sr Bld Pont Si ,Joe FL 324-.',
or White b. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF FINDING Oe
10101 NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE ENVI
0101 RONMENT AND REQUEST FOR RELEASE
OF FUNDS AND REMOVAL OF ENVIRON
2001, at the MENTAL CONDITIONS
Courthouse. In T, ,.L INTERESTED AGENCIES GR-UIPS ANt
ul (ounn PER.-,-NS
as -:-,n trere.
all of the said Gulf County Intends to undertake a 3301.350
son ,right, title drainage project to be funded b% a Florid.
t public outcry Department ofCommumnr AffaIrs Disaster Reco'.e'r
r liens encuiT- Coimmunit, De'.elopment Block Crait as de-..ribe,
he highest and in the Floodplain and Wetlanrd Nouce of Publi
proceeds to be E\planauon abote
ent of costs and
d execution. I An emilronmenutl resile ao the p,-'lect ha
been conducted in accordan,:-e lti, 24 CFfIt 59.
and it has been determined Lhat because thi
t.N. Florila improvements Lake place ir, testing nght-of-i 3a
k McKelthen Vwhere the eulsting drainage ditch is already
ith Disabilities located. we acUtilUes iAll hate no significant
special accom- Impact on the en iroriment Tnerefore at
feeding should Emironment Impact Statement (EiS)}
not later than described in tre National Erironmrtial Foll,:
850-227-1115. Act. will rn:. be prepared No further eriironmen
85-2I-"n 5 8, lal reie, of the prole,:t will be conducted
uary 1 and 8.
An Environmental. Review Record (ERR), whlcl
documents the environmental review of the pro
Ject. Is on file at the Gulf County Planning ,
Building Deparunent located at the Gulf Countr
CE Courthouse. 1000 Cecil G Coiun Sr Bled Pcr
he Following St Jo.e. FL. and is analable for public e.\nminar,
tion. All Interested agencies, groups and persons
are Invited to submit written comments for con-
sideration to the attention of Don Butler, County
Administrator, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd..
Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Written comments must
be received at the address listed above on or
before Monday. February 5. 2001. All comments
will be considered, and no administrative action
will be taken until comments are resolved,
2. The project described above will be funded
with Disaster Recovery Community Development
Block Grant funds from the State of Florida and
the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
Development (HUID), jnder HUD's 1998 Disaster
Recovery Initiative. Gulf County is certifying to
the State and to HUD that It, and its chief elect-
ed olicial, in his official capacity, consent to
accept the Jurisdiction of the federal courts if an
action is brought to enforce responsibilities relat-
. ed to environmental reviews, decision making,
and action; and that these responsibilities have
been satisfied. The legal effect of the certification
is that upon approval. Gulf County may edpend
CDBG funds and the State and HUD will, have
aUsflied Lheir responsibilities under the National
EntironmenLal Policy Acl
Gulf Courn anuclpates that Its Cernilcaion and
Request Lfor Rele3a.e of Furnds and Removal of
Er> irornentil Conditions will be submitted to
:he Department of Community Affairs (DCAI on
or about February 16 2001 The Department will
then allow a 15-day comment period before tak-
ing an) action on the request Objecuons will
only be accepted by DCA If they meet one of the
following conditions: (1) the certification was not
executed by Gulf County's environmental certify-
ing officer or-another officer of the local govern-
ment approved by DCA- or 121 the ERR Indicates
omission of a required decision. finding, or step
.. pplicable to ihe environmental review process
C'bjecuc-n: must be prepared and submitted in
accordance Aith 25 C F R 58 aiLhin 15 days fol-
lawing DCA s receipt of the Request for Release of
Funds li'you hate comments or objections. sub-
mit them to me Florida Department of
Community Affairs Small Cities CDBG Program.
S2555 Shumard Oat Boulevard. Tallahqssee.
Fluirda 'iK399.21C200 immediately to ensure that
whe\ are receded before the expiraUon of the
,Nathan Peters. Jr Gulf County Commisalor
En'. ironmental Certnm ng Officlal
lic Janury I1.20,01
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULCH COUNTY.
CASE NO 00-79-CP
IN RE The EIsate of
.1RGINiA T OWENS.
NOTICE QOF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMINISTRATION of the Estate of VIR-
a GINIA T. OWENS, deceased. File Number 00-79-CP.
is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County.
Florida. Probate Division. the address of which Is
Gulf ,Count7 Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costih, Sr.
Blvd., Port St. Joe. FL 32456. The name and address
E of the Personal.Representative and her attorney are
- set forth below.
'All interested persons are required 'to file
%\iTHirt THREE l31 MrCiTHS FROM THE DATE OF
D THE FIPST PUBLICATION OF THIS NCiMCE, (I) All
claims against the estate and (2) any objection by an
0- interested person on whom notice was served that
A challenges the validity of the Will. the qualifications
y of the Personal Repre-eruative enue orJunrsdiction
fd 1 ihe Court
T ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
s DATE of the first publication of this Notice, of.
Administration January 18. 2001. '.
e /s/ S."RUSSELL SCHOLZ
RISH, GIBSON & SCHOLZ. P.A.
Y 206E. 4th Street
t .P.O 0. Box'39
n Port St. Joe; Florida 32457 ,
. AiTTC'RIE.i FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
FL BAR NO u2'24a39
/s/ VIRGINIA DOLDER
h 731 N.W. 15th Street
Gainesville. Florida 32603
& PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE .
r 2tc, Januar;' I and 25. 2001
I Don't Get Hung Out to Dry On
Your Next Car or Truck Deal!
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your next new or used car or
truck, give us a try at Hopkins-
Blountstown. We have access to
an abundance of new used &
program cars & trucks. If your
credit is a little shakey, that doesn't
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