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''SIXTY-THIRD YEAR, NUMBER 23 PORT
OTTED Director Will
Address C of C Dinner
See Details on Page 3A
Preserve the History of
Gulf County I Page 1B
Black History Month
Activities Detai/s on Page 6A
School News Read Page 38-
Gators Chalk Up 3; Will
Host Boys'Districts P. 7-8A
Classifieds Pages 6-88B
Tiger Sharks 10-0 in
District; Honor Seniors
See Stats, Photo on Page 8A
Free Dental Care Page 5A
Worship Opportunities P. 28
Obituaries See Page 2B
Law Enforcement Activities
City & County onh Page 6A, 4B
Smoke, Fog Mix
Closes Hwy. 71
A portion of Highway 71.
south' of Wewahitchka. between
Fleming's Curve and Cypress
Creek Bridge was closed Monday
and Tuesday nights (February 5th
and 6th) after a mix of smoke and
fog blanketed the roadway creat-
ing "0" visibility.
A three car pile-up occurred
Monday between 10:00 and 10:30
p.m., CT, in the problem area. No
one was seriously injured, but
units from the Gulf County
Sheriffs Office and the Florida
Highway Patrol immediately
0) diverted traffic. Throughout each
44.i' .night and-until rnud-morning, all
vehicular traffic was re-rerouted
through Overstreet (via Highway
386) to Highway 98.
The smoke came from a con-
trolled burn located near the
.:stretch of Highway 71 which was
"We're fortunate no one was
seriously injured." said Gulf
County Sheriff Frank McKeithen.
G.C. Man Fatally
Injured In Crash
Willim W\. Miller. 30. of
Overstreet. was fatally injured in
a two vehicle accident early
Saturday afternoon. February
The accident occurred west of
Mexico Beach. along the Tyndall
Air Force Base stretch of Highwiay
According to the Florida
Highway Patrol accident report.
Miller was westbound driving a
1997 CheTrolet when he dnfted
into the eastbound lane. over the
center line and into opposing traf-
fie. The left front of his vehicle
struck the left front of a 1995.
Dodge pick-up truck driven by
Anthony M. Thompson, 36, of
Thompson sustained serious
'injuries as.a result of the wreck.'
FloridaHighway Patrol Trooper
1Kelschprepared the iepoft of the
accident. which is still urider
The Gullf County Tourist
Development Council has ,been
busy achieving the lofty goal they
set for themselves. Since hiring
their full time director, Paula
Ramsey Pickett in January, the
TDC has hit the ground running.
'Their web site www.visitgul
f.com has been completed and
provides a wealth of information
to today's traveler. The council
has completed the publication of a
Gulf County Press Kit. These
press kits were developed to aid
journalists in promoting Gulf
County as a tourist destination.
They include a variety of arti-
cles on the many amenities Gulf
County .has to boast about. In
addition to the press kits, a series
of brochures are being developed
for display in the Florida Welcome
During the months April, May
and June visitors to these
Welcome Centers will have the
opportunity to register for a Free
Florida "Great Getaways
Vacation". The. TDC secured the
much sought after promotion and
worked with The Turtle Beach
Inn, Fanta Sea Horseback Riding
and The Dockside Cafe6 in the
development of the vacation pack-
The TDC has had a strong
grant program in effect since its
inception and this program is
continuing. The TDC has. commit-
ted $20,000 ($10,000 in 2001 and
$10,000 in 2002) to help the City
of Port St. Joe offset the comple-
tion cost for the renovation of
Frank Pate Park .and Boat Ramp.
the city also received $6500
to be spent on a hotel feasibility
study for the Mariha site. Tflie
have provided. funds ($7060) td-
assist the County in the building
of the much needed restroom
facilities at the Indian Pass Boat
324, Per Copy
Plus 3< Tax .
JOE, FLORIDA 32456 *- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001
Gas Bills Fuel
High Bills Not Relateddto J P osed Rate Increase quest
Natural gas- prices have
soared over the winter months,
throughout the United States.
The national media was
warning consumers "several
months ago that natural gas
reserves were low and production
would probably not be able to
meet demand. This scenario has
been complicated even further
this winter because of extremely
cold weather across the nation for
an extended period of time.
Gulf County's local provider,
St. Joe Natural Gas Company,
Inc., is in the midst of petitioning
the Florida Public Service
Commission for rate increases on
their base rate and non-fuel
charge (operational expense)
rates. That proposal is currently
going through the review and
public input phase of evaluation
by the FPSC.
To date, there has been no
increase in gas bills approved by
the Florida Public Service
Commission, nor has any shown
up on consumers' bills, except in
the form of fuel charges.
Recent high gas bills have
caused, a buzz throughout Gulf-
County as some residents have"
seen bills escalate by 1000 and
The subject even came up
during Tuesday evening's Port St.
Joe City Commission meeting
when County Commissioner
Nathan Peters. Jr. said the prices
were creating a hardship. espe-
cially for families on fixed
incomes-some of which were
receiving bills of $250 to S300. It
was noted that this problem is not
just limited to Gulf County.
Who's To Blame
The natural tendency for con-
sumers is to place the blame for
the increased rates on their local
provider. This even becomes more
likely when the provider (St. Joe
Natural Gas) is in the process of
requesting a rate increase.
As a utility company, its rates
are regulated by the Florida
Public Service Commission. The
company can not make money off
the actual fuel that is sold. In fact,
any funds generated over the
amount allowed by the .FPSC
must be returned to customers-
so there is no reason for the com-
pany to even attempt to gain more
. revenues than allowable by the
Reason For Increase
Actual fuel costs can be
passed on to consumers though.
In December of 1999, one therm
of natural gas cost 0SO.299
(excluding transportation cost): In
December 2000. one therm of gas
peaked at a cost of S1.140
(excluding transportation cost).
The cost has increased almost
four fold over the course of one
year. This is the fuel cost factor on
customers' gas bill and is a reflec-
tion of what the gas provider
actually paid for natural gas and
Note that the "Customer
Charge" (0) and "Non-Fuel
Charge" (0) are constant. These
are the prices that the FPSC reg-
.ulate and the ones that are under
question for rate increases. "Fuel
Charge" (0) is not constant and
O-"Customer Charge" --S6.00 .. 6.00
@-"Fuel Charge---------.82100 x # of therms used ...:.$.
@--"Non-Fuel Charge"-------.26361 x # of therms used S
= Total Gas Charge
has been responsible for price
increases as the cost has escalat-
Things get a little more com-
(See GAS on Page 3A)
Boat Ramp Closing One
Month For Renovations
Part of Frank Pate Park Project
Frank Pate Park boat ramp
will be out of service for just over
a month- while "major-renovation
and improvements are being
Bill Kennedy. Preble-Rish,
Inc. engineer, told Port St. Joe city
commissioners during Tuesday's
meeting that the boat ramp will
likely be taken out of service
either Friday, February 9th, or
Monday. February 12th, when
contractors begin work. The
board recently accepted a bid of
S119.819.08 to redo the boat
ramp, dredge the channel, and
construct boat mooring docks.
Every effort id being made to
limit the time that the ramp will
be closed as much as possible
and to complete the work prior to
rthe beginning of the tourist sea-
The boat ramp is only a por-
tion of the work to be done under
the park grant. Sidewalks, addi-
tional parking, playground equip-
ment, a community events sign,
aid park benches are also includ-
ed in-the plans.
Commissioners got a shot in
the arm, from the Gulf County,
Tourist Development Couiicil to
help fund the remainder of the
park work. TDC Director Paula
Pickett was present. at the meet-
ing to. present a check to the&
board from the TDC for $10,0066
to help fund the park project.
She also told the board that
the council has agreed to give
91 0.000 more dollars durfig the
next fiscal year, for a total cofitri-
bution of $20,000 to help pay the
matching portion of State Park
and Recreation Graqt funds to
'. compl te the project.- .. .,..
The total project is estimated
to cost approximately 8162,000.
Commissioners agreed to a
recommendation from Mayor
Frank Pate to advertise for RFP's
seeking firms interested in con-
ducting a feasibility study for a
motel to be constructed in the
Once again, the TDC is
assisting with this project by con-
tributing $6,500 toward the cost.
Interest in a motel is increasing
and is a major objective of most
development agencies within the
In Other Business
eAgreed to hold conversation
with the county and the City of
Wewahitchka to try and formulate
a county-wide morality ordinance.
Accepted an invitation from
Commission Chairman Nathan
Peters. Jr. to participate in a joint
workshop to be held Monday,
February 19th. at 5:00 p.m.. ET.
In the county commission meet-
ing room to discuss and plan top-
ics of mutual concern.
*Comrmssioners set a board
vworkshdp for Monday. February'
12th, at 3:00 p.m., ET, to be held
iii the fire station m eeiting room.
,Agreed to appoint
Commissioner David Horton as
the board's representative on the
Apalaehicola Regional Planning
St Joseph Bay Humane Society Breaks Ground
for New Home
The first shovel of dirt for the .
new Gulf Coufity Ariimal Shelter
was ceremoniously turned
iSunday afternoon, February 4th. '
Carolyn and Leon Lee have
begged, borrowed, and worked
toward a goal of seeing a new ani-
mial shelter become a reality for
several years. As two of the main
spark plugs for the local St.
Joseph Bay Humane Sociedty, it
.was only fitting that the husband
and wife team Were given the
honor of turning that first shovel
full of dirt.
The new building will be con-
structed on property directly'
behind the Gulf County
They handed out several
plaques expressing their appreci-
(See GROUNDBREAKING on Page 3A) Mrs. Otill C. Dabbs (left) is recognized by Carolyn Lee (right).
*Bill Kennedy, Preble-Rish.
Inc. engineer, told the board that
SjRoyal American Constructiopi,has
*-'.reed to repair, paving problems
1"long the parking area of the
(See PSJ on Page 3A)
The local natural gas provider SJNG is catching the heat.
Ramxp and reimbursed the County
for expenses of beach raking dur-
ing the 2000 season ($8,600).
The development of Sea Trails
(a riin-mile bike path along Cape
San 91iasj was helped made possi-
ble by the TDCl commitment to
provide all maintenance required.
(See TDC on Page 3A)
Rough-Toothed Dolphins Stranded
On Saturday afternoon,
February 3rd, two volunteers at
St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
found 19 rough toothed dolphin
rolling in the Gulf of Mexico surf
about one to one and. one half
miles south of the tip. The first
one was dead but others were still
alive. The volunteers quickly fioti-
fied the park office and park
rangers were dispatched to assist.
Gulf World, NMFS, local wildlife
rescuer Paula Boone and FWC
were quickly contacted for a coor-
.A total of 12 dolphins; includ-
ing two calves were assisted back
across the first offshore bar into
open water by park rangers and
the two volunteers. This small pod
quickly headed into deeper
waters. Surf 'conditions were
calm, the" water and ambient air
temperatures were slightly
warmer than the last winter
stranding. Additional park volun-
teers, FWC officers and park staff
loaded the dead dolphins into
trucks to .transport, to Eagle
Harbor. These dolphins were
transferred to NMFS and Gulf
World vehicles foi- transportation
to the NMFS offices in Panama
City for Necropsies.
A larger stranding episode
occurred near the day use facili-
ties in December several years
ago. The response from area resi-
dents, state and federal agencies
has always been immediate. Anne
Harvey, park manager would like
to thank all who showed up to
assist and for the continued sup-
port of the natural resources..
Eighth Street Closed
As of Monday, February
5, Eighth Street in Port St.
Joe was closed between
Woodward Avenue and
Marvin Avenue until further
notice for extensive road
TDC Director Paula Pickett hands over a $10,000 check to PSJ Mayor Frank Pate.
TDC Having Major Impact
On Economic Development
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001
EDITORIAL COMMENTARY Hunker DownT With Ke-S by Kesley Colbert
A Library Is For
Reading, Isn't t?
There 'is seldom a dull day at The Star. You might say we have more
than our share of personalities working here. The least of whom are the
*': three front office workers-Kim, Marie and Sally.
During the course of the day, there are usually several episodes that
S..: break the daily grind and monotony that accompanies the process of pro-
during a weekly paper, marketing office supplies, and producing com-
mercial printing. I figure that sometimes you have to act a little Insane in
order to save your sanity .. and if that is truly the. case, then we cer-
tainly must be very sane-based on how insane we can be sometimes.
Last Thursday afternoon, local dentist Dr. Robert "Bob" King dropped
by on a research project. He wanted to review our bound archives to locate
information pertaining to the Kiwanis Club as part of their 60th anniver-
sary in the community. he planned to locate information concerning the
club's formation etc., etc.. etc.
"Bob" probably thought we were organized for above and beyond what
we truly are organized as he walked in and asked the office staff where he
might locate the library.
Little did he know that our library has nothing to do with archives. In
fact, we have signage posted at the entrance to our restroom stating,
S"Welcome to Our Library and Music Room."
'-I suppose, as I reflect back, that Kim thought "Bob" knew what we
called our facilities and might have confused the urgent and hurried look
on his face to be one of immediate personal need. He was quickly direct-
ed to the back storage room and told. "First door on the right."
After several minutes in the back there was some concern about the
'Doc's" well being, but he finally came back into the front office exclaim-
ing, "I've looked everywhere back there and I can't find the library."
It was along about that time that everyone understood there was
probably a communication problem, and the definition of "library" was
After all the laughter subsided, the "Doc" was given an explanation as
to why there was some confusion as he was directed to the archives, he
has since spent several hours reviewing those files and I don't
believe he had to make one v-,sit to the library.
- Court Error
By: Steve Casey, Freelance Writer
The historic Old Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri,
stands as a symbol of just how wrong courts can be.
There in 1857, in the Dred Scott case, the Supreme
Court ruled that no Negro (court terminology), slave or
free. could be an American citizen. The argument was
that as ;slaes. Negroes were property. If they were given the rights of cit-
izens-.'tl-rirghts of the property owners would be infringed upon.
Court rulings do not change what is morally right or wrong. The
courts in Nazi Germany ruled that Jews were a menace to society-a rul-
ing that justified the slaughter of 6.000,000 Jews. In 1973, the Supreme
Court ruled that unborn babies were not human and therefore not pro-
tected by the Constitution-a ruling that has led to the bloody killing of
over 4 1.000,000 unborn children.
How many times have men like Mahatma Ghandi, Martin Luther King
and. more recently, Judge Roy Moore had to take stands against wrong-
ful court rulings in order to stand up for what is right? St. Augustine once
said, "An unlust law is no law at all.:"
Now we are facing the courts' rulings against our Judeo-Christian
heritage. Does it not seem strange to you that if a student in school stud-
es the writings of Hitler. it is legal: but if a student studies the Bible, the
most influential book in all history and the number one best seller of all
time. it is illegal?
The Congressional Records tell us that in the same week that the First
Amendment passed. Congress passed legislation to provide for a paid
chaplain to convene all congressional sessions with prayer. Yet, in the last
few years we have seen the courts use the First Amendment to uphold the
-, night to publish pornography and to strike down the right to pray in pub-
ic schools. graduation ceremonies and football games! I repeat: Court rul-
".^ .ings do not change what is morally nght or wrong.
S Many Americans have recently begun reciting the Lord's Prayer after
the singing of the National Anthem at football games. We realize that not
all of them are sincerely praying to God-they are human beings and are
therefore imperfect. But. what they are sincerely doing is saying to the
ACLU and the Supreme Court, "This time you have gone too far. When you
(See COURT ERROR on Page 3A)
Timing Is Every
dirt trail than we did. You talk The students. the teachers, her
about country with a capital C- parents. Brother Hatcher. both my
she v.ould make Loretta L'rin look dogs. Arline over at Maxine's
like a sophisticated -ity slicker! If Golden Coiffures and Beauty
we ever shared a Valentine Salon .
moment in elementary school it is And please understand here.
lost on me today . wasn't nothing \Tone \with Man'ry E.
Now this could get a little con-
fusing because they were both
Mary E. Pendleton lived
uptown in that big house out on
Paris Pike. She made a grammar
school career out of sending me
Mary Hadley Hayden lived
even further back down that old
Mary E. would lay a handful of
those fourteen cents for a hundred
"Be Mine Forever" cards on my
desk each day of Valentine week.
Buddy and Ricky Gene would be
laughing their heads off. I'm in the
second grade. It's embarrassing for
crying out loud!.
She would follow me around at
recess. She told everyone she
liked me! And I mean everyone!
She might a been a little big for her
age and a tad more talkative than
normal-but she wasn't a monster
or anything like, that, It was just
elementary school. I wasn't inter-
ested in being anybody's Valentine
back in those days.
Mary Hadley had more freck-
les than Carter had little liver pills.
She played second base when we'd
choose up sides and go at it in the
big field beside Aunt Jessie's
house. She hauled hay with us in
the fall. She spent the night with
us when her parents had to visit a
sick uncle. She wore pigtails;
jeans. and homemade shirts, she
was a pretty lair swimuner and she
had the best Tarzan yell of the
whole bunch ..
We .ust didn't hardly think; of
her as a girl at all!
Listen, if I had approached
Mary Hadley Hayden in .the sixth
grade with a box of. Whitman's,; a
three cent "Forever Yours" card:of,
Heaven forbid, a covey, of flowers
she would have boxed my. ears off.
The whole idea was so farfetched it
never even crossed either of 6ur
I did take her to the church
Valentine Banquet when we were
in junior high. Mother made me.
And, although Mary Hadley didn't
say it, I knew she wasn't there on
her on accord. Awkward wouldn't
even start to describe that night! I
did manage to save a little of. it
when I hit upon the idea of flipping
those English peas toward the
back, of LaRenda Bradfield's head.
Mary E. had some words with
Mary Hadley over the whole affair!
Amazing. Mary E. didn't own m&e!
I remember telling Buddy if I
could get my hands on that small,
fat, half-dressed little guy flying
around with the bow and arrows
that started this whole Valentine
mess I'd choke them little twigs
right out of his hair!
The very next year Robert Lee
Moreland talked his dad into let-
ting him have a Valentine dance in
their barn. Lefty Wiggleton and.his
band hadn't even finished their
first number when I saw Mary E.
stir and glance in my direction,, I
jumped in the cattle chute, ran
down the feeding trough,. and
made my escape through the side
lot! I wasn't going to get hit with no
Time has a way of changing
SI'm talking real, genuine, qom-
plete opposite, see-it-all-together-
differently, big league type change
I remember the day it hap-
pened. Mary Hadley Hayden
walked into American history class
in that blue dress. I hadn't noticed
before, but she had given up Mte
pig tails. And most all of those
freckles had kinda faded.
It's funny. I didn't say nothing
to nobody about this somewhat
major "adjustment" in my think-
ing. I figured "who'd understand
something like this?" I took to
walking slowly past Mary Hadley's
house in hopes she might "Just
happen. out." This metamorphos-
ing will set a body to doing some
serious studying .....
And let me tell you something
else-I noticed that Buddy and
Ricky Gene weren't laughing so
much and making jokes about
Nola Purcell or Ruth Ann Wiley or
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)
Another Chapter in The Star's History Book is in the Works
WILLIE TELLS ME The Star,
- is planning, to move in the near
future. That will be an adven-
* ture, as well as an experience!
It stirs .old memories of years
ago, also. The Star has always
been right here' .on' Williams
Avenue, even before, there was a
Williams Avenue. It was actually '
the first: occupant, .of Williams
I'll try to recall some things
that were in. place here on the
street back then.
The Star was the' first build-
ing on the street, built in 1937.
There wasn't even a street here
then. A path swung around from
S .Fourth Street [which wasn't in
place then, either] 'where Bill "
Smith drove his old 1935
-' Plymouth to park in front of the
SThen, there was a dirt foot
path which cut diagonally across.
where the, Guidance Clinic is
now, which Ms. Molly Plair and,
her sister, Ms. Abigail Daughtry
S FLOrIDA William H. Rar
h Wesley R. Ram
followed in their journeys to'
DURING THE EARLY 40's,
there was an- aircraft spotting
.tower in the middle of where the
street was to someday be located.
.It was used by volunteers during
the war to spot-aircraft at night.
The Star was headquarters,, .of
sorts, for the tower and fur-
nished government materials for
acquainting oneself with the out-
line of vai-ous aircraft, so they
would be recognizable after dark.
The old tower stood until the
street was paved, sometime after
iry Thursday at 304-308 Williams Avenue
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456
Publishing Company of Port St. Joe, Inc.
ical Postage Paid at Port St. Jbe, FL
msey . Editor & Publisher, President
sey .. ... . Editor Emeritus
S. Graphic Design/Office Manager
T. H. STONE BUILT the 'wo
buildings on the south side of
The Star building in the latter
part of 1945, for speculation,
later renting one of them to. he
new Garraway Chevrqlet
That was the start,. of
WHEN I CAME BACK to Port
:St. Joe, in 1952 to take over The
Star, the street had been payed
-and the American Legion build-
ing was in the process of be-.ng
I moved my family into what
is now Willie's office and the
Send Address Change to:
Post Office Box 308
Port St. Joe, FL 32457-0308
Phone (850) 227-1278
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PAID AT PORT ST. JOE, FL 32457
upstairs' portion of the building
and started from there. ,
S The building was heated by
an old wood heater in the winter
and' Mother Nature in the sum-
mer time. In those early days, we
literally "camped out."
SWillie's move is not, the major
move. We did that over -the years,
out of desperation.' '
First, we extended the 'build-
ing to the full 85 foot depth. Then
we added a building on the north
side of the original building,
occupying a vacant lot. Then, we
purchased one of the old "Stone
Buildings" on .the south side of
the original building, to make the
That's where The Star stood
until Willie's announcement of
last week.' :
THERE'S A LOT OF memo-
ries in the old building, starting
' with the original 30x65 brick
buildfng;,built by the late Arthur
Luptdn for. use as the newspaper
SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
IN COUNTY $15.06 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 ar omissions in advertisements
the publishers do :not hold therriselves 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.
building back in. 1937.'
There's been a lot of "horse
tradiing" to get to where we
presently find ourselves. '
As we would add another
building, we'd find it packed to
the walls with machinery and
"things." It's going to be a pain to
move, sorting out what should be
saved and what should be
I've signed up NOT to help
move. The things that are not too
heavy, are too bulky to move eas-
I'm glad the moving chore is
in Willie's hands. I know part of
what's packed away upstairs and
must be moved, if it isn't to be
If he's through with the job
by this time next year, I'll be sur-
IT HAS BEEN 64 years- of
collecting and saving and stuff-
ing into corners of this old build-
ing, to get where it is today. I
don't envy anybody having to
move it to another location .
even if it is just. next door!
The staff at The Star are
anticipating the move as if it
were some adventure, or some-
thing to look forward to.
Don't you believe it!
You'have the job of a lifetime
staring you in .the face. It'll take
a come-along or two, along with a
tractor and trailer or two, just to
move the newspaper press. After
that is completed, your job has
I remember how big a job it
was getting that behemoth into
place the first time, and getting a
specialist in newspaper presses
to' come level it up for us.
It took the better part of two
weeks to get it "leveled" to the
point where it would even run.
Multiply that by at least 40
to include all the delicate, yet oh,
so heavy moves before you .get
( St. Joseph Bay
Date Time Ht. Time Ht.
February 9 .9:17 a.m. L -0.5 11:45 p.m. H 1.1:
.* February 10. 9:43 a.m. L -0.2
February 11 12:39 a.m.'H 0.8 9:27 a.m. L 0.1
February 12 1:38 a.m. H 0.5 8:04 a.m. L 0.2
3:10 p.m. H 0.5 11:40 p.m. L 0.2
February 13 3:23 p.m. H 0.7
February 14 2:04 a.m. L -0.1 3:59 p.m. H 0.9
February 15 3:00 a.m. L -0.3 4:46 p.m. H 1.1
e a s
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001
OTTED Director Will Address CofC Dinner
The Gulf County Chamber of
Commerce's annual dinner will be
Pamella J. Dana, Ph.D.
plicated because of a fuel charge
cap or limit. Note on your bill the
fuel charge is .82100 for
December and January. During
the month of, December, the- gas
company actually paid $1.140 per
therm for much of the gas pur-
chased. In fact, according to
SJNG president Stuart Shoaf,- the
company paid $160,000 more for
gas than it billed customers
because of the fuel charge cap.
From Page 1
action to groups and individuals
who helped bring the new com-
.plex to fruition.
Special recognition was made
:,to Mrs. Otill C. Dabbs who is a
major benefactor of the St. Joseph
'Bay Humane Society.
Continued from Pa,
try to tell us when and how '
and can't pray. you have
stepped your boundaries gl\
our Constitution and in don
-'aaWe become tyran-t seeki
enslave a free people."
Bravo!! As Thomas Jef
said, 'To resist itTants is t(
I challenge people with
sense. patnotism and moral
bone to stand in non-violen
ance of the courts. Study
3Bibles. Display the
Commandments in public p
Begin public events with p
'Do not allow the 'court sysi
take from'you the rights and
ties that our forefathers gav
lifeblood to gain.
I was seeing this Val
stuff in -an entirely different
"Mary, uh. uh. Mary Hadley
was wondering, uh, .you
Robert Lee is having this, uh
on the fourteenth. Uh."
"Yes,. I know. Wintoi
asked me to gb. I think it wil
Winton Gallimore! Tha
He lives uptown! His house
ger than Mary E.'s! His dad
4' a Buick! What could she po
see in that guy!
Why does my heart feel
hhs a hole in it?
And why did I shoot
stupid English peas acro:
room right in front of her'
didn't I say something .
when she spent the nigh
I ran into Mary E. comi
.of the lunch room. "Mary 1
you hear about the Valentine
out at Robe,-"
S"Yeah, I'm going with
Gene. Gosh, if you,had just
me a year ago ..."
They're not going to 1
party without me! "LaRendA
wondering if you would like
to the Valenti-"
"Get lost! I wouldn't
across the street and spit or
you were on fire!"
I sat down out at th
beside Aunt Jessie's where r
Mary Hadley had shared sc
Great times and pondered loI
hard on this whole matter of
candy, romance, girlfriends
I still wanted to chok
small, tiny, half-naked little
with the heart shaped win
the bow and arrows. B
for a different reason!
held on Thursday, February 15th,
at Butler's Restaurant. The social
hour will begin at 6:00 p.m. (ET)
and dinner will be served at 7:00.
Dr. Pamella J. Dana will be the
guest speaker for the evening.
The dinner entrees will be a
choice of seafood platter, rib eye
steak, or grilled chicken with all
the trimmings. Reservations are
open to all members of the Gulf
County Chamber of Commerce*
and can be made by calling 227-
1223, faxing 227-9684, or by
mailing reservations to Gulf
County Chamber of Commerce,
P.O. Box 964, Port St. Joe, FL
Ballots for the election of the
Board of Directors will be mailed
out to members by February 2nd
for the membership to vote.
'Deadline for casting those votes
will be close of business on
Lifetime Achievement Award,
Member of, the Year, and installa-
tion of the new officers and board
Prices Are Down and Falling
The good news is prices are
falling and are now considerably
below the peak rate (in the neigh-
borhood of $0.700 per therm).
Even better news is the tempera-
tures are rising, so the local
demand or usage should also be
Gas cbst per therm will
remain higher over the next few
months as the company recoups
the difference paid for gas and
what they were able to bill
because of the cap. Bills for most
users will be lower though as gas
usage is reduced because of high-
Interim Rates Approved
On Tuesday, the FPSC
TD C. From Page 1
The Norris D. Langston Youth
Scholarship Foundation will be.
hosting a Junior College
Basketball Tournament in
November and the TDC is working
to pull together a top rate promo-
tional/advertisement package for
this worthy project.
The Tounst _-Development..
Council will be accepting funding-.:
request for the 2002 Fiscal Year
through Apnl 2nd. If you would
Like further information or a grant
application, please call their office
at 850/229.7800 or email
, ,S J From Page 1
liber- recently refurbished downtown
e their Port St. Joe (Reid Avenue) project.
S informed the board about the
Legislative Action Days. on April
3rd and 4th. sponsored by the
Florida League of Cities.
Commissioners can attend this
ge 2) lobbying session with legislators
and discuss local needs and pro-
entine *Agreed to work out the
light, details of an agreement with
, uh, I WFSLiU public broadcasting to
know place a radio tower on the water
, party tank at Long Avenue and Tenth,
Street in Port St. Joe.
will take place during the ban-
About The Speaker
Pamella Dana serves as
Director of the Governor's Office
of Tourism, Trade, and Economic
Development (OITTED) where she
is responsible for development
and implementation of trade and
investment policies and programs
leading to economic and industry
growth in Florida.
As director, she also main-
tains oversight of the public/pri-
vate partnerships of the
-Commission on Tourism (VISIT
FLORIDA), Enterprise Florida
Inc., Florida Sports Foundation,
Spaceport Florida Authority, the
Black Business Investment
Board, and the Florida Film.
*Commission. Dana first joined the
OTTED in October 1999 as
Prior to joining the Bush
Administration, Dana served as
Assistant Secretary: and Acting
Deputy Secretary for Economic
From Page 1
approved an interim rate increase
to the St. Joe Natural Gas
Company as part of its rate
increase request. This interim
rate will be in effect during the
time span that the company's rate
increase request is under consid-
Interim rates will go into
effect in March and will not be
:seen on customer bills until early
in April when March bills are
mailed.. The rate increase will
affect the average used by just
over $5.00 per month.
The FPSC will be holding
public hearings on the proposed
rate increases on March 5th at
6:00 p.m. at the Gulf County
School Board meeting room at
150 Middle School Road in Port
St. Joe. This meeting is being held
to allow customers to express
their views regarding the quality
of service they receive.
The FPSC is currently sched-
uled to address the company's
request for permanent rate relief
at its May 15th Agenda Confer-
ence. Both Agenda Conferences
will be held in Room 148 of the
Betty Easley Conference Center.
4075 fEsplanade Way, Tallahas--
see. Florida, beginning,.at 9:30
M -"a.m .....
A copy of the petition and the
complete minimum filing require-
ments submitted by the company.
together with the accompanying
prefiled direct testimony and
exhibits, are available for review
during regular business hours at
301 Long Avenue in Port St. Joe
A synopsis of the rate case
can also be reviewed at the above
location and at the Gulf County
Public Library in Port St. Joe.
Any customer comments
regarding the utility's service or
the proposed rate increase should
be addressed to Blanca S. Bavo.
Director. Division of Records and
Reporting. Florida Public Service
Commission. 2540 Shumard Oak
Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL.
32399-0850. Such comments
should reference Docket No.
Customers who wish to pro-
Nide oral comments regarding the
company and its service may do
so by calling the commission's
Division of Consumer Affairs at I -
Development at the California
Trade and Commerce Agency.
In this capacity, Dana over-
saw the business attraction and
retention efforts of the division's
11 offices (business develop-
ment, film commission, major
corporate projects, military base
retention and reuse, permit
assistance, small business,
strategic technology, and four
regional offices), and provided
agency leadership for the
California Electronic Commerce
Advisory Council, the NASA/Film
Commission.digital imaging sys-
tem, commercial space contracts.
and the Governor's CEO 'Job
Action Team on Welfare to Work.
Dana represented the State
on the California Small Business
Board, the California Center for
Quality, Education,, and
Development Board, the Council
to Promote Business Ownership
by Women, and the Commission
on Improving Lif u Through
Among her professional expe-
riences, Dana has served as a
Fulbright Scholar in Australia
(where she completed the first-
ever study on commercial enter-
pnse ownership among Abonginal
Australian women). Business
SDevelopment Officer in Cebu,
Philippines. National Represen-
tative for Harvard University. and
Western U.S. Regional Manager
and Store Operations Specialist
for the K-Mart Corporation.
A native Californian. Dana
holds a Ph.D. in International
Development and Economics' from
the University of Southern
California, a Masters in Admirnis-
tration, Planning, and Policy from
Harvard University, and a
Bachelors in Sociology/Social
Work from the California State
University at Chico.
She maintains a list of honors
and achievements to include
Henry Luce Scholar. Fulbright
SScholar, Outstanding Young
Woman of America, Governor's
Executive Fellow, Harvard
Scholar, USC Dean's Merit.
Scholar, USC Honor Student Hall
of Fame,. Helen Brown Merit
Scholar, California Graduate
Merit Fellow. Phi Delta Kappa
(Harvard). Harvard Student
Advisory Cabinet. Harvard
Graduate & Professional Student
Council. and McDonald Scholar.
Burch Receives Award
Patrolman Rusty Burch, right, receives a certificate of award from
the "Buckle Up Florida" program for his efforts during the 1999 cam-
paign. Chief Jay Leffert presented the award as he announced the
start of the 2000 campaign of the Child Passenger Safety Week Feb.
10-18. Everyone is reminded to buckle their children while driving.
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Christopher Cameron Dorman
It's A Boy!
Chris and Kristi Dorman are
proud to announce the birth of
their son Christopher Cameron.
Cameron was born at Bay Medical
Center on January 12. He
weighed seven pounds and 14
ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
His proud grandparents are
Freddie and Faye Capps, Ronnie
and Tammy Wood, and Harold
and Lisa Dorman. His great-
grandparents are Bertha Clayton,
Melvin and Ida Belle Lindsey, and
Clifton and Christine Merrill.
He was welcomed home by his
big cousin Katlin Groome and
2001 Valentine Pageant
The 2001 Miss Valentine
Pageant will be held on February
10th at 7:00 p.m., CT, at the
Wewahitchka Elementary School
commons area. The sponsors are
Gulf County Senior Citizens,
Wewahitchka Elementary School,
and the Parent. Teacher organiza-
tion. Sue Abrue, representing the
Women's Club, is providing set
decorations. The price of admis-
sion for adults is $3 and children
under 12, $1. The proceeds will be
used to pay for the trophies, and
pageant associated expenses. The
practice sessions will be held as
Second and third grade,
February 8th, from 3:00 until
4:00 p.m., CT; fourth, fifth, and
sixth grades, February 8th from
4:00 until 5:00 p.m., CT; and high
school, February 9th from 4:00
until 5:00 p.m., CT. Practice
rehearsal, (Street clothes), will be
February 9th at 6:00 p.m., CT and
the pageant will be on February
19th at 7:00 p.m., CT.
Gulf Co. Retired
Educators to Meet
The Gulf County, Retired
Educators will be meeting on
Tuesday, February 13, at 11:00
a.m., ET, at the Corrine Costin
Gibson Library meeting room.
There is an informative and
interesting program planned. All
members are invited to attend..
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Dana Golson and Shane
Mallon with .their parents, Jim
and Jo Golson, Rhonda Rhodes
and Jerry Mallon, invite you to
share in the celebration of their
wedding on Saturday, March 17,
at 6:00 p.m., ET.
The wedding will take place
on 6999 Highway 98 St. Joe
Beach. (On the "beach, shoes
Reception immediately follow-
ing at the same location. No local
invitations are being sent, all
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Ivana Maria V'a icek and,
Stephen Michael Ailes were unit-
ed in marriage on Saturday,'July
1, 2000. The bride is the daughter
of Mr. 'and Mrs. Milan VaC-ek of
Boskovice, Czech Republic. The
groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin R. Ailes of St. Joe-Beach.
The wedding took place in St.
Thomas Cathedral in Prague.
Czech Republic.- St. Thomas
Cathedral was built in 1285 A.D..
and is famous for the coronations
and weddings of the Royal
Hapsburg family. The church
decor is of ornate gold architec-
ture, large stain glass windows,
paintings by Rubens, and a fresco
' baroque dome representing
The bride and groom chose
pieces of Mozart and Wagner as
the music which were performed
on the pipe organ. The bride wore
a beautiful floor length gown of
,silk, a Paris original with a French
lapel front and an elegant open
back. The edging, 6f Ivana's veil
was French rolled silk. She wore
elbow length bridal gloves. The
bride's bouquet was composed of
yellow roses with peach insets,
babies breath, and lovely gold rib-
The reception that immedi-
ately followed the wedding cere-
mony was held at the Hotel
Esplanade. The hotel is of French
architecture and is renowned for
its French cuisine. The reception
was held in the hotel's Red Room
and Blue Room where the guests
were seated to a formal eight-
Stephen and Ivana honey-
mooned throughout Europe. The
couple returned to Florida
February 1st. Stephen and Ivana
will reside in the United'States.
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* Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cutchin
of Panama City have announced
the engagement and forthcoming
marriage of their daughter,
Delania Ann Cutchin, to Kurt
Richard Robinson, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Al Boucher of Panama City
and Mr. and Mrs. Richard
Robinson of Goodyear, Arizona.
The bride-elect is a graduate
of Mosley High School and Gulf
Coast Community College. She is
pursing a bachelors degree in
computer science at Florida State
University. She is employed by
The Eye Center of North Florida
as an optometric assistant.
Her flance is a graduate of
Rutherford High School. He is
employed by The Eye Center of
North Florida as an office man-
ager and apprentice optician.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001 PAGE 5A
Free Dental Care Available
Delania Ann Cutchin Kurt Richard Robinson
A wedding will be announced at a later date.
Dr. Frank May, of-Port St. Joe
has a unique Valentine's Day pre-
sent for the needy of his commu-
nity. Free dental treatment on a
first come, first serve basis at his
dental office on Valentine's Day.
"I have been blessed with a
successful dental practice" said
Dr. May, "and I want to give a
token of my sincere appreciation
back to my community."
Dr. May, who has been prac-
ticing dentistry in Port St. Joe for
11 years, wants to let everyone
know that his entire staff insisted
that they work this Valentine's
Day without pay. "My staff is my
greatest asset, and I-can't tell you
how proud I am of them for orga-
nizing and putting this benefit
together," May stated.
Dr. May wants everyone to
know that no one will be refused
treatment, but he hopes that the
truly needy will be allowed first
access to his care. Patients must
be at least 12 years of age to be
seen, and accompanied by a par-
ent or guardian if tinder the age of
No appointments will be
made, patients will be given a time.
for their treatment on a first
Free Vision &
Mullis Eye Center will be at
the Gulf County Senior Citizens
Building in Port St. Joe on Friday,
February 16th between 10:00
a.m. and 12:00 noon, ET, to con-
duct free vision and hearing tests.
These are free to the public
and everyone is encouraged to go
out and have your vision and
hearing tested. Please call 229-
8466 for more information.
Society to Meet
S1 Gulf Coast Genealogical
Society will be holding its Feb.
meeting this Saturday from 10:00
a.m. through 12:00 p.m. at the
Port St Joe Library in the meeting
The president asks everyone
to please go; this is the time to,
renew old members and invite
They would also like to get
started on their newest project,
'The Gulf County Pioneer Book".
Everyone is welcome to attenql
-this meeting irfyou have an inter-
est in the past or in locating some
of your ancestors.' Go and let
them show you how to find them.
For more information, please
call 229-1094 Or e-mail at
The Downtown Redevelop-
ment Agency will hold its monthly
meeting on Tuesday, February
3th. at 6:15 p.m.. ET. The meet-
ing will be held at Preble-Rish,
Inc., located at 401 Reid Avenue
in Port St. Joe. All members are
urged to attend.
come, first serve basis Valentine's
morning beginning at-8:30 a.m.,
and as much treatment will be
accomplished as time allows.
"This will not be comprehensive
care," says Dr. May, "rather, we
will attempt to satisfy patients'
immediate needs in the time we
have available." Treatment ,will
include cleaning, x-rays, fillings,
extractions, diagnostics, and pain
Dr. May hopes to make'
Dentists with a Heart an annual
Valentine's Day event, and would
live to see Dentists with a Heart
spread through the country.
"Dentists are dedicated, compas-
sionate, honest professionals who
work hard to provide excellent
care for their patients," May says.
"It would be great for our profes-
sion, and for needy people nation-
wide, if this event caught on."
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"2000 Graduate of Troy State University"
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PAGE 6A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001
Black History Month Activities
During the month of February
the contributions of black
Americans will be honored by the
Association for Community Action
and other community organiza-
tions sponsoring various activities
and events throughout the
month. Some of the events are
Thursday, February 8th will
be the Annual Old Fashion
Convention, at 7:00 p.m., at the
Church of God in Christ;
Saturday, February 10th will be
Back In The Day and scooter
parade at 1:00 p.m., at the NPSJ
Youth Initiative Building, and
Friday, February 23rd the Soul
Food Fest at 7:00 p.m. at the
Washington Improvement Group-
All activities and events are
free and open to the public.
SNOW See Tle Star On Line at
e Board, Superintendent Relations Workshop
*'.- The Gulf County School Board recently hosted a workshop addressing "Superintendent/Board
Member Relations." The workshop was facilitated by Dr. Wayne Blanton, Executive Director of the
Florida School Boards Association, and Carolyn Kitchens, FSBA Consultant. Shown left to right are
Wayne Blanton, Linda Wood, Oscar Redd, Jerry Kelley, Billy Quinn, Carolyn Kitchens, Charlotte
Pierce, and Mary Pridgeon.
Friends of the Library
Membership Drive Underway
Another year has passed and This year's annual member- at the annual meeting and at the
it is once again time for the ship meeting will be held on library prior to the meeting date.
Annual Membership Drive of the Saturday, February 17 at 2:30 In the event you are unable to
Friends of the Gulf County Public p.m., ET, at the Senior Citizen's attend the annual meeting, the
Library, Inc. Center, next to the Port St. Joe regular monthly meeting of the
Among the many highlights of Branch Library. Featured at the friends is held on the first Monday.
. 2000, the Friends accomplished. meeting will be noted author of the month at 5:30 p.m., ET, at
the following: Norma Hubbard who will be per- the Port St. Joe Branch Library.
Established a web page forming a one-woman act. drama- Refreshments are served and all
(www.portstjoefl.com/libraryfri tizing two characters from her members, are encouraged to
ends) provided as a community book, The Haunting of attend. Any changes to the time or
service by Rick Lamberson of Willowwynn. Norma is a resident date of the regular meetings are
Hometown Internet Publishing; of Panama City and president of published in The Star and listed
the Bay County Friends of the on the Port St. Joe local access
Held a used book sale during Library. She is a recipient of the cable channel.
ised scallop festival which 2000 Jefferson Award locally and, The continued support finan-
raised 806 or rary a representative of the State of cial and articiory, of all cur
improvements. The outstand- Florida, won the National rent membersticipa, b oth annual alcund
ing success of this event was Certificate. Hubbard's book will lifetimembe, is racial to the ongoingual and
unparalleled in Friends' his be available for purchase after the success of the Friends and growth
Story; program.' of the libraries.. Membership
Provided four additional com- Refreshments will be served forms are available at the library
puters for use by library and door prizes awarded at the and also.. on the web site,
patrons; and annual meeting. In addition, a www.portstjoefl.com/libraryfriend
Presented programs featuring Paul. Brent print and Norma s. Please do not let your member-
Judge Terry Lewis, author of Hubbard's book, The Haunting ship expire, and remember, con-
Conflict of Interest and Sherrill Willowwynn, will be given away. tributions above the membership
York Russ, author. of The Long The give-away donations is $1 for fee are always greatly appreciated.
Journey Home. each and tickets will be available
Emerald Coast Credit Union Entrepreneurialship
Raises Money for Patients
Emerald Coast Federal Credit
Union: employees are raising
* money for the Amencan .Cancer
Society. They have many fun
things planned for the upcoming
S weeks, including raffles, contests,
grab-bags. bake sales,. rummage
sales, and much more.
This week they are having a
give away for a great Valentine
surprise, basket. Also, every'
Thursday this .month they wi11 be
Shaving a bake sale .at the Credit
Union. Donations for the bake
sale or rummage sale would be
The Credit Uninon will be par-
ticipating in the Relay for Life
Walk to be held April 20 and 21.
RECENT BOOKINGs AT THE GULF
COUNTY JA ...
Thursday. February 1st-
Reginald Wilson, 21, B/M, of Port
St. Joe, criminal mischief: James
Harris, Jr.,. 28, W/M, of .Grand
Ridge, failure to appear (re: five
counts of worthless checks); and
Joni Bodiford, 23, .W/F, of
Wewahitchka, failure to appear
(re: five counts of worthless
Monday,. February 5th-
Jason Jenks, 21, W/M, *of
Wewahitchka, violation of proba-
tion (re: three counts of grand
theft): Steve McDaniel, 38. W/M,
of Wewahitchka, violation of pro-
bation (re: possession of marijua-
na); and Thomas Vanheiden, 28,
W/M, of Wewahitchka. violation
of probation (re: two counts of
uttering and three counts princi-
ple to forgery).
Tuesday. February 6th-
Debra Foster, 46, W/F, of Panama
City, driving under the influence.
Council to Meet
The Gulf County Juvenile
Justice Council will be meeting
Thursday, February 15, at 4:00
p.m., ET, at the Gulf County
Library, located on Highway 71 in
Port St Joe. Membership is open
S, to the public. Anyone is welcome,
and is encouraged to attend. For
further details and information,
please contact Don Washabaugh
at (850) 227-2340.
o Prior to the Juvenile Justice
., .Council meeting, the
Calhoun/Gulf Domestic Violence
Council meets at 3:00 p.m., one
half hour earlier than irnthe'pa s
The public is also encouraged to
Please sponsor one of our team
members for -this walk. Come' by
the Credit Union for more.'Infor-
mation. All proceeds will be
donated to the American Cancer
Outreach will be conducted
on February 10th, at the
Valentine Pageant in
Wewahitchka beginning at 7:00
p.m., CT. Information will be given
out about the many services avail-
able by the Gulf County Senior
Citizens for people 60 and over.
The Washington Improvement
Group and the Gulf Coast
Community College-..-. Small
Business Development enter .is
sponsoring the North Port St. Joe
/Business Fair and Awards
Luncheon, on Saturday, February
17th from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30
p.m. The event will take place at
the Daqvid Jones Memorial
Gymnasium in Port St. Joe.
A panel of business develop-
ment leaders and small business
vendors will be available to assist
those wishing to receive informa-
tion on starting their new busi-
Those wishing to attend are
asked to call and confirm your
attendance at (850) 229-6847.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001
Gators Chalk Up 3 Wins
WEWAHITCHKA 68, GREENSBORO 61
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST
The Wewahitchka Gators
improved to 13-10 overall and 7-2
overall with Thursday night's 68-
.61 victory over Greensboro in a
District 3-2A game. The Gators
-took a 37-24 lead into halftime,
*but Greensboro bounced back in.
the third quarter to outscore
Wewahitchka 24-10 in the third
;quarter to take a 48-47 lead. The
:Gators.rallied in the final period,
Outscoring the Bulldogs 21-13 for
Derrick Williams led all scor-
,ers with a game high 21 points.
:Brandon Jones followed with 17
Score by Quarters
Gators 13 24 10 21 68
Bulldogs 9 15 24 13 61
WEWA (68)- Brandon Jones 17,
Derrick Williams 21, John Poe 4,
Pete Taunton 6, Titus Pittman 8,
Patrick Kerrigan 3, P. J. Addison
3, Byron Jones 6.
* 'G'BORO (61)- Chris, Britt 7,
.Cobbwell 10, Riccardo McMillian
15, Dominic Walston 5, Michael
Campbell 13, and Amos Bostick
WEWAHITCHKA 60, CHATTAHOOCHEE 49
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND
The Gators closed out the reg-
ular season District 3-2A play Fri-
day night with a 60-49 victory
over Chattahoochee. Wewahitch-
ka (14-10, 8-2) led 31-24 at half-
time, then outscored the Yellow
Jackets 29-25 in the second half.
Pete Taunton led the Gators
with a: game high 18 points. Der-
rick Williams followed with 15:
Points, while Brandon Jones
added 11 for Wewaijtchka.'
Score by Quarters
Jackets 16 8 9 16 49
Gators 19 12 14 15 60
WEWA (60)- Brandon Jones 11,
Derrick Williams 15, John Poe 5,
Pete Taunton 18, Patrick Kerrigan
3, P. J. Addison 2, and Byron
CHATT. (49)- Jackson 2, Gall-
away 5, Clemons 3, Gobdson 10,,
Hannah 8, White 8, and Napier
WEWAHITCHKA 75, ARNOLD 36
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH
The Gators picked up their
fifth straight victory Tuesday
night when they defeated Panama
City Beach Arnold High 75-36.
The Gators (15-10) jumped out to
a 17-10 lead by the end of the first
quarter, and extended their lead
to 42-18 by intermission.
Wewahitchka then outscored the
Marlins 33-18 in the second half
The Gators had three players
to score in double digits. Derrick
Williams led all scorers with a-
game high 21 points. Pete
Taunton followed with 19 points,
and Brandon Jones added 11 for
They close out regular season
play this week, hosting Maclay at
5:00 CT Thursday afternoon and
Mosley at 1:00 on Friday.
Score by Quarters
Gators 17 25 12 21 75
'Marlins 10 8 7 11 36
WEWA (75)- Derrick Williams 21,
Brandon Jones 11, Pete Taunton
19, John Poe 4, Patrick Kerrigan
4, P. ,J4 Addison 6, Myron May 6,
and Byron Jones 4.
ARNOLD (36)- Holiday 11,
Kraweznski 5, Talano 2, Holbrook
4, Chester 6, Crawford 6, and
VFW Post # 10069
The John C. Ganious VFW
Post # 10069 and its ladies auxil-
iary will be holding its monthly
meeting on Tuesday, February 13
at 7:30 p.m., ET. They have a lot
to discuss, so please plan to
attend. After the meeting light
refreshments will be served by
Angel Murnan and* Catherine
The Post will be holding a
Valentine's Dance for its, members
and guests on Saturday, February
10, at 7:30 p.m. Music will be pro-
vided by Craig Chaffee, a DJ from
Panama City. Light refreshments
will be served by the ladies auxil-
iary. Go out and enjoy the fun.
On Saturday, February 17th,
the post will be hosting the
District Meeting at 11:30 a.m. All
members are urged to attend.
The ladies auxiliary will again
be helping with the Valentine's
Day party at the SunBridge Care
and Rehabilitation Center,
From left are Lamar Patterson, Deon Joseph, Tremaine and Linda Lewis, Seneca Chambers and
Eunice Larry, and Stephanie and Kyron Bailey.
Tiger Sharks Honored
at Senior Night Recently
Saturday night. February
3rd, four Port St. Joe High School
Tiger Shark basketball team
members were honored as they
near ,the end of their high school
During their four years in
high school, Port St. Joe has won
107 games while, losing only. 19.
The results of the past three sea-
sons has, been outstanding as the.
Tiger Sharks have won two: state
championships, been state run-
-ner-up once, and. won three dis-
trict and three regional titles. This
season's results are yet to, be
The first senior recognized
wears #41, Lamar Patterson, and
was escorted onto' the court by
SEunice Larry. He has been- a
;member of the varsity basketball
team for two years, and was also
a member of the varsity football
Tremaine Lewis, #34, entered
the "Dome" escorted by his moth-
er, Linda Lewis, and brother Deon
Joseph. He has been a member of
the varsity team for four years
and. earned all-state tournament
Team honors in 1999.
In football, Lewis was named
"to the Class A All-State team.,:He
- was also a' member of Port St, dJoe
High School's track teams which
were state champions in 1999,
and state runner-ups in 2000.
'Lewis also earned All-State. hon-
ors for shot put and discus in
each of those years.
The third, honoree, #25,
Seneca Chambers, entered the
ceremony on the arm of his moth-
er, Eunice Larry, He has beenri a
varsity Ibasketball team member
for four consecutive years.
Chambers was selected as the
Most Valuable Player" in this sea-
son's 10th Annual Gulf County
From left are Coach Bradley, Lamar Patterson, Tremaine
Lewis, Seneca Chambers., Kyron Bailey, and Coach Carpenter.
Basketball 'Classic, 'and was
recently named to the Class AAll-
State football team.
Finally,- those attending the
festivities honored Kyron Bailey,
sporting jersey #43, who was
-escorted by his mother, Stephanie
Bailey. Bailey, also a four-year
Tiger Shark basketball veteran.
was a member of the 1999 state
qhpapnghyip team ...
.i,,'Additionally. he was a mem-
ber of the state runner-up,track
team and chosen All-State in high
jump and relay.
At the conclusion of Saturday
night's introductions and ensuing
game, the four players were each
given the' opportunity to share
their thoughts and emotions on
their high school career memories
with those attending.'
The seniors' also took the time
to honor ;their coaches' "wives,
Mrs. Bradley and Mrs. Carpenter.
with a yellow rose.
Port St. Joe Dixie Softbal
.* REGISTRATION *
Saturday, Februa,ry 10th
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the
Stac House on 8th Street in Port St Joe
.411 new players must bring a copy of
their birth certificate to registration.
The cost is $45.00 per player,
regardless of age.
A S5.00 per player reduction will be giken to /
siblings who reside in the same household
Industry experts suggest car owners have their oil
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OIL CHANGE ':
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will be held on Friday, February 9, from 5 to 8
p.m. and Saturday, February 10, from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. at the Port St. Joe
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Players who did not participate in PSJ's Dixie Baseball League in
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must accompany parents to registration for uniform sizing.
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Kids Corner Preschool. Inc.,
located at 509, River Road in
Wewahitchka announces- the
sponsorship of the U. S.
Department of Agriculture's
.Child Care Food Progra~~:"
Meals will be available at no
separate charge to enrolled eligi-
ble children at the center and will
be provided without regard to
race, color, national origin, sex,
age, or disability.
For more information you.
may contact Jean Jones at 639-
A Personal Note:
I would like to wish School
Resource Officer Chris
Brumbaugh the best of luck on
his new business venture. I
understand that Chris has
started a worm gruntin' ',busi-
ness at Tyndall. I would, how-
ever, suggest that in the future
'he use a shovel instead of his
nose. All my best to you Chris
.(this is what's known as pay-
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
The City of Port St. Joe is requesting proposals for a
feasibility study for motel/hotel facilities within the
City. Ptease remit your proposal to: City of Port St.
Joe. RFP No. 01-01 P. 0. Box 278, Port St. Joe,
Florida 32457. Proposals will be opened on February
20. 2001 at 6:00 p.m.
2tc. February 8 and 15. 2001.
REQUEST FOR BID
The City of Port St. Joe is requesting bids for a
"Cummings 4 BT" engine.. Please remit your bld to:
City of Port St. Joe, Bid No. 01-01. P. 0. Box 278.
Port St. Joe. Florida 32457. .Bids will be opened on
February 20, 2001 at 6:00 p.m.
2tc. February 8 and 15, 2001.
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Wednesday, Feburary 14th
Girls' Softball League Officers
The officers of the girls' soft-
ball league will hold a general
meeting on Monday, February
.12th at 6:30 at the Stac House on
8th Street. The purpose of the
meeting is to organize for the
upcoming season, including the
election of new officers.
It is important to the future of
the softball league for parents to
take part. Please make plans to
attend this meeting.
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) Host Boy's District Tourney
onship game will be Saturday. times are central standard time. ner-up will advanced to the Class
February 17th at 7:30. All game The district champion and run- 2A play-offs.
The Wewahitchka Gators will
host the District 3-2A boys' bas-
ketball tournament, beginning
Tuesday, February 13th and fin-
ishing up on Friday and Saturday.
Both Port St. Joe, which is the #1
seed with a 10-0 district record,
and Wewahitchka, the #2 seed
with an 8-2 record, will have a bye'
on the first night of the tourna-
Liberty County (#5) will play,
Greensboro (#4) in the first game
Tuesday night at 6:00. Third seed-
ed Apalachicola, will square off'
with sixth seeded Chattahoochee
in the second game at 7:30.
Top seeded Port St. Joe will
play the winner of the Liberty
County/Greensboro game at 6:00
Friday the 16th. Second seeded
Wewahitchka will then play the
winner of the Apalachicola/Chat-
tahoochee game in second game
The District 3-2A Champi-
Lady Sharks To Host
District 3M2A Tourney
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
will host the District 3-2A Basket-
ball Tournament February 8th
through 10th in "the Dome."
Apalachicola (#4) will square
off with Greensboro (#5) at 6:00
,.ET on Thursday, February 8th.
Liberty County e,(#3) and
Wewahitchka (#6) will follow at
will play the winner of the
February 9th at 6:00. Port St. Joe
(#2) will face the winner of the Lib-
erty County/Wewahitchka at
The District 3-2A Champi-
onship Game will be Saturday,
February 10th at 7:30.
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PORT ST. JOE 79, LIBERTY Co. 41
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD
The Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks,
ranked #5 in the latest Class 2A
poll, finished off their regular sea-
son District 3-2A play undefeated
with.Saturday night's 79-41 victo-
ry over Liberty County. The Tiger
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Score by Quarters ,
Bulldogs 10 8 9 14 41
Apalach 32 21 9 17 79,
PSJ (79)- Jerrell Showers 2, Raye
Bailey 8, Prince Jones 7, Isaiah '
Jenkins 17, Seneca Chambers 21,
Dustin Crews 2,. Tremaine Lewis
1, Lamar Patterson 8, and Kyron
LIBERTY (41)- Jarred Rackleyr- 7'
Timothy Berrium 6, Roosevelt
Peterson 17, Mike Messer 4, and
Chievas Williams 7.
Sharks honored their four
seniors, Kyron Bailey, Seneca
Chambers, Tremaine Lewis and
Lamar Patterson, during the
"Senior Night" ceremonies prior to
Port St. Joe jumped out to 32-
10 lead by the end of the first
quarter, before extending its lead
to 53-18 by halftime.
Seneca, Chambers led the
Tiger Sharks with a game high 21
points and five steals. Isaiah
Jenkins followed with 17 points,
and Kyron Bailey added 13 for
Port St. Joe (21-5, 10-0). Raye
Bailey had eight rebounds, four
assists and three steals; while
Prince Jones added five steals.
The Tiger Sharks will close
out the season on the road this
weekend, facing Cottondale on
Friday night and Quincy Shanks
Will Host Pre-
The Port St. Joe Sharks and
the Wewahitchka Gators will get
the 2001 baseball season under-
way this week, with each team
hosting a Preseason Classic. .
The Sharks will host a four
team tournament on Thursday
and Fnday. Blountstown will face
Madison County on the 8th at
5:00, and Port St. Joe will play
Apalachicola in the nightcap at
The losers, of Thursday's
games will square off at 5:00 on
Friday. The championship game
will follow at 7:00. All times are
eastern standard time.
In the Gators' Preseason Clas-
sic, ,R. F. Munroe will play Talla-
vana Christian at 4:00 on Friday.
The Bobcats will play Wewahitch-.
ka in the nightcap at 6:00.
The Gators will play Tallavana
Christian on Saturday at 1:00. All
times are central.
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at the end of the Fall 2000 semes-
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Mary Pndgeon, Chairman of Gulf
County School Board, and Ben
Pridgeon of Wewahitchka. Dr.
Pridgeon is an Assistant Pnncipal
at Lincoln High School in
Tallahassee and is a former
teacher and coach at Wewahit-
chka High School.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001 PAGE IT
.. PreServe The History of Gulf County
WEWA MEDICAL CENTER A
An organizational meeting for their stories of life in this area.
An organizational meet for These interiewsIInclude
M alvinder S. Ajit, M .D. the Gulf County Oral History a brToad range of subjects. in The
Project will be held at the Gulfde such topics as what
Pediatrics & Internal Medicine County Public Library on may include such topics as wat
Saturday, February 10 at 1:00 it was like to grow up In Port St.
Hours: Monday through Friday-8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m p.m. .m. The objecUve of the group is Joe. techniques and processes in
Zto Interview a variety of people the shrimping and oyster indus-
New Patients Welcome. rote u ty reo tries, mermones of people and
ars te on"n rcr places from the past. and hunting.
Please Call 639-5828 for Appointment r i .-erence. years.
"Serving the Panhandle of Florida"
New Homes from '40 Sq. ft. & Up
NEW CONSTRUCTION AND ADDITIONS
ON TIME WITHIN BUDGET
TO YOUR SATISFACTION
Owners Fred & Bess Millirons 639-5006
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INSURANCE AGENCY All0State
Phone (850) 227-1133 o hi "goaani"'
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"Classical Desserts" is coming
to the Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement Tuesday evening.
February 13. starting at 6:30
Desserts will be served by
candlelight to the music of
"Crystal Waters." The cost is S15
for couples and SI0 for individu-
als. This is a great way to spend a
Panhandle Pioneer Settlement
Is located one mile west of town
on Highway 20 at Sam Atkins
Park in Blountstown.
.. -.-. w .,w-- ... w-xt tst~ "' a'l
ago as compared with those
No experience necessary. This
project will be a learning experi-
ence for everyone involved. During
the fleeting we will discuss inter-
viewing technique, review video
and audio examples of personal
interviews, and select subjects
that participants would like to
cover. Recording equipment will
be available to those who need it
for the project.
SThis project is sponsored by
the St. Joseph Historical Society.
Call Jo Hesin for more informa-
tion at 227-7234.
VFW Post #10069 Donates to PSJHS Golfers
Recently, the John C. Gainous VFW Post # 10069 and its
Ladies Auxiliary donated $680 to the Port St. Joe High School
golf teams to buy 10 golf bags in their school colors and logo.
Shown in the photo above is Commander Dick Seefeldt present-
ing the check to boys' team coach. Gary Howze, and girls' team
coach, Becky Lacour. Looking on is Karen Hanson, Ladies
Auxiliary member and an avid golfer.
Gulf County Dental Clinic
Is now accepting new patients for adult and chil-
dren's dentistry. We have two full time dentists and
We accept most insurance, .Medicaid for children,
selfpay patients. and Offeri-.sliding Fee scale for
patients who qualify.
For more information or an appointment, call (850)
Gulf County Health Department Dental Clinic
232 East Lake Avenue, Wewahitchka, FL 32465
Office Hours: Monday Thursday
7:00 am 5:30 pm
Alex Dudley, DMD Ellis Fuller, DDS
Michelle King, RDH 4tc2/8
VFW, American Legion Help Bumrn-Out Victim
Shown in the picture above is Commander Dick Seefeldt
from the John C. Gainous VFW Post # 10069 presenting two $100
checks to William Ogburn "Moog", of Howard Creek, from the
VFW and American Legion Posts. On January 11th, "Moog". a
life member of the VFW, lost everything when his trailer was
completely destroyed by fire. Besides the checks, members of
the VFW Post took him a used washer, dryer, and refrigerator
that had been donated.
30 Years of Service Recognized
On February 1st, Margie Henderson was presented with a 30
year service award by GT Comn. Henderson received a 10K gold
pin emblazoned with the GT Com logo, and she chose a Kitchen
Aid stand-mixer as her service award. She began.work with GT
Corn in 1970 as an operator and presently works in the
.Information Technology" .Division ,..a.s.'4a. systemm opeSit0# ote.
-Henderson's supervisors at. GT Com continue -to express their .
appreciation to Margie for her '30. years, of service with the cornm'
Pictured, left to right, are John Vaughan, president, Margie
Henderson, and Loyd Chesser, Information Technology Manager.
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'Emerald Coast Southern
Gospel Music Association will be
hosting its third annual Southern
Gospel Jubilee Weekend on Friday
and Saturday, February 16th and
17th at the Martin Theatre,
located on Harrison Avenue in
Friday, February 16th at 7:00
p.m., CT, The Ruppes will be the
featured group. Also scheduled to
appear will be Neysa Troutt,
Tammy Kirkland, The Gann
Brothers, Undivided&. The
Raffields and the ECSGMA
annual awards presentations.
at New Life
New Life, Christian Center
Church and Pastors Johnny and
Shirley Jenkins would like to
:invite the public to their annual
Valentine's Day Banquet to be
held on Saturday, February 10th
at 6:30 p.m. in the Gulf County
Senior Citizens Building, located
at 120 Library Drive in Port St.
The cost of the banquet will
be $10 per person. Dress is formal
or semi-formal. Tickets can be
purchased at the door. Photos will
* also be taken by Jacque's Photos.
Christian Singles to
Have Valentine's Party
The Christian Singles will be
having a late Valentine's party on
February'17 at 4:00 p.m. at 279
Angel Fish St, Highland View. For
more information call 227-1260.
On Saturday, February 17th
at 7:00 p.m. the featured group
will be The Dixie Echoes. Also tal-
ent contest winners, DayStar, The
Bryans, Glory Bound, The
Franklins, The Thompsons, and
New Life will be appearing.
Tickets are available for 8$ for
advance and $10. at the door. For
advance tickets contact Calvin
Gann at (850) 796-8654.
On February 11lth, 12th and
13th, the First United Methodist
Church, located at 111 N. 22nd
Street in Mexico Beach, will be
hosting services of spiritual
renewal featuring Reverend Brad
On Sunday, February 11th at
9:00 a.m. they will be having their
traditional service, and at 11:15
a.m. a contemporary worship ser-
vice and at 6;00 p.m. during the
evening service Neysa Trout, News
Anchor for WJHG TV 7, will be
ministering in music.
On Monday, February 12th,
services will begin at 6:00 p.m.
with' music by Terri Marshall from
First United Methodist Church of
On Tuesday, February 13th,
starting at 6:00 p.m.. music will
be by Tommy Lane, minister of
music at Lynn Haven United
Brad McClain is a much
sought after and dynamic motiva-
tional speaker, author, and
preacher. His spirited style and
positive message is widely
received by many audiences.
The public is encouraged to
go out and 'be a part of these ser-
"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
The Wewahitchka Church of Christ:
Meets At 2241 Hwy. 71 South, Wewahitchka
(1/4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road)
Sunday Bible Study ......... ..... .. .9:00 a.m.,CT
Sunday Worship ......... 10:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday Bible Study ........... .. 7:00 p.m. CT
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
*- 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756 a1
S'' .. Sixteenth Street
Sunday Worship .. ... 10a.m.
Fellowship Time .... 10:45 a.m. C O
Adult School ........11 a.m.
eSunday School -
*Young Children 0
Pastor Rev. J. Reid Calmron0
Highway 71/ Cecil Costin Sr Blvd
S First 'Baptist Church>
L 102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Brent Vickery Buddy Caswell
1 Pastor Minister ofMusic & Youth
SSunday School ..'. .;: .. .... 9:45 am
S:Worship Service . .... :... 11:00am
Disciple Training .................... 6:00 pm
Evening Worship .. ...... .. 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ..-. ...... ..7:00 pT
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP".
Teaching the Truth of God's Word
FAITH BIBLE CHURCH
801 20th Street Port St. Joe 229-6707
Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor,
Sunday School ... 10:00 a.m.
Sunday:Morning Service ....... ,.. 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service .. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study .7:00 p.m.
Home of FAITH CIHR TIAN CIOI0OL
.* TPort St. Joe
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School ..... I ...... 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship .......... 11:00 am. Fellbwship .. 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ....... 7:30 p.m.
(850) 227-1724 Wednesday Choir Practice ..7:30 p.m.
Rev. Jesse Evans
Youth & Children's Director
rae Baptist Ci
BUT TH05E WHO HOPE IN THE LORD WILL
RENEW THEIR 5TRENQTM. THEY WILL 50AR ON
WINGS LIKE EAGLE5S 15AIAH 40:351
Come Celebrate this Lord's Day With Us!
Upstairs Capital City Bank Building
Bible Study at 9 a.m., Sunday Worship at o0 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Pastor Lee Cordell
Church: 227-180' http://www.graceeagles.org
Panhandle Quillmakers will
meet Thursday evening at 7:00
p.m. in Coldewey Hall at St
James Episcopal Church.
Kathryn Parker will have the pro-
gram this meeting. She. will show,
those attending how to do can-
dlewicking, so bring, your basic
Bob Jones University
Musical Ministry Team-
The public is invited to attend.
a special presentation by the Bob
Jones University Musical Ministry
Team at Faith Chhnrisan School on
Monday. February 12th at 10:00
The group will present a pro-"
gram of familiar hymns and,
gospel songs consisting of vocal,
flute, and piano solos, duets, and
trios, as well as testimonies from
team members. The leader of the-
team, Kerry McGonigal, will close'
the service with a brief message
from the word of God.
The mixed musical ministry
team is touring the southern
tinited States this spring. The
,members of the 'group aegstu-
Sdents at Bob Jbh6f'Univer-siK- in
SGreenville, South: Carollimii"Bob
Jones Unversity is a fundamental
Chiristian liberal arts university
with an annual enrollment of
5,000 students from every state in
the Union and over 30 foreign
BJU offers over 100 under-
graduate majors in its college of
arts and science and schools of
religion, fine arts, education,
business 'administration. and
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Highland View Baptist Church
A fellowship oi God's Children.Sharng Jesus, JESUS CARES, We Care.-
382 Ling Street Port St. Joe, FL 32456 850.227.1306
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"If you need a ride to church call [he church office and we'll picb 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 Chair Practice .................... 8 p m.
Sunday Evening Service .. ... 7 p.m P.-.ST-.' E' Ft .lO:.HNNIE R..'i Eb.-ILEt
l A-\ Port of Victoy"
First Chuirck of he JN.azae.e
2L420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, Floidcia 32456
Sunday Morning Worship .
Sunday Evening Worship .......
Wednesday Evening Service
10 a M. (t-i' .2 0-00 flea Ldt,.J file o
6 p.m Loe.d 1-1 the tE'Mf41 Ofi 4 Irc-l2ve
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The friendly place to worship!
First Baptist Church
Reverend Kevin Carter, Pastor
Rusty Bryan, Associate Pastor & Minister of Music
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
,se'of0 Worship Sundays at '10:00 a.m. and 6:00. p.m.
.POV S1 Bible Study Sundays, at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
-.' iS' Wednesday 'Prayer and Bible Study at 6:00 p.m.
Please note, all times central.!
Located at 823 N. 15th St., Mexico Beach Corner of 15th &,California.*. 648-5776
CHURCH OF CHRIST
9 a.m. Sunday
9:30 a.m. Sunday
William W. Miller, II
William Wilbur Miller, II, U. S.
Navy, of Mexico Beach, died
Saturday, February 3,. as the
result of an automobile accident
in Bay County. Born 'in San
Bernardino, California he moved
here 21 years ago from California.
He was active duty with the U.' S.
Navy Submarine Fleet and
proudly wore his dolphins. He
was also a member of Our Lady of
Guadalupe Catholic Church. .
Mr. Miller is survived by his
mother Bobbie J. Miller; his
father, William A. Miller; his wife,
Dollie Miller; two sons, Master
Kevin Holthaus and -Master
Kenton. Miller; one daughter,
Kaylee Young; one brother, Adam
Miller; two sisters, Tammy Miller
and Debbie McCall; grandparents,
William J. and Bernetta J. Miller,
and George and Jeanne
Funeral services will be con-
ducted on Thursday, February
8th, at. 10:00 a.m., CT in Our
Lady of Guadalupe Catholic
-Church with Father Lambert offi-
ciating. Burial will be on Friday,
February 9th at 11:00 a.m. in
Barrancas National Cemetery in
Pensacola. The family will receive
friends at the funeral home on
Wednesday evening from 6:00
until 8:00 p.m.. CT.
All arrangements. were under
the direction of Southerland
Family Funeral Home in Port St.
Evelyn M. Cheney
Evelyn M. Cheney, 81, of
Mexico Beach, died Monday,
February 5, at her home. Born in
Pratt City, Alabama,. she ,moved
-here in, 1999 from Weaver,
Alabama; She. was a homemaker
and a member of the First
Methodist Church in East
NIrs. Chenev is survived by
six daughters, Linda Besserdici.
Carolyn Hatten. Louise Jones,
Deborah Bryant, Betty Firestone,
arid Eve Finn: two sons, Richard
and Donald Cheney; numerous
grandchildren and great-grand-
S Graveside funeral services
will be conducted on Thursday,
February 8th at 11:00 a.m. in
Crestwood Cemetery in Gadsden,
Alabama with Reverend Jerry,
-All services, are' udder the
,direction- of Southerland Famrhil
"'uIneFl'Home in Port St. Joe. "
Syble Ruth Davis
Syble Ruth Davis, 75, passed
away Sunday, January 28, at Gulf
Coast Medical Center. She had
been a resident of Panama City
since 1959, and a member of the
Springfield Baptist Church.
Survivors include her chil-
dren, Chuck Davis 'of Panama
City, Marsha Robinson of Port St.
Joe, Butch Trippe.' Kenneth
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Corner of 20th Street.& Marvin Avenue
Davis, Alijean Stevens, Phillip
Davis, Kathy Bush, and Roger
Davis, all of Panama City, and 10
Graveside funeral services
were held at Forest. Lawn
Cemetery in Panama City on
Thursday,, February, 1, at 2:00
p.m. CT. Interment followed.
Asked to serve as pallbearers
were: Larry Burch, Joe Carl
Lindsey, Tim Newsome, Johnny
Evans, and Josh Evans.
All services 'were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral.
Home in Port St. Joe.
Anna Fadio, 92, passed away
on January 1, .at her home in
Miami. Before rmoing to Miami,
Anna was a resident of Hazleton,
Pennsllvania. She was also a fre-
quent visitor with her family in
Port St. Joe. Anna was preceded
in death by her husband, George.
She is survived by her two
sons: John Fadio and his wife Dell
of Port St. Joe, and George Fadio
,and his wife Vickie of Key Largo;
three grandchildren, John Jr. of
Port St. Joe, Lisa Clinton :and her
husband Kep of Panama City, and!
April .Redmond and her husband
,Chris of Panama City. and two
and Dominique Clinton.
A memorial service ill be
held in Port St. Joe at St. Joseph's
Catholic Church : on Friday,
February 9, at 3:00 .p.m. with
Father Tom Guido. officiating.
Discover God's Love!
BAPTIST '* CHURCH
1601 Long Avenue, Port 5t. 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 ADKINS, PASTOR
The Star is the Place for All of Your
Printing and Business Supply Needs)
Family Life Church
"Touching Lives with the Love of Jesus"
and join us in worship ...
10:30 Sunday Morning Apalachicola... E ~ W ...PanamaoCity
7:00 Wednesday Evening H.,R-
Pastors Andrewu & Cathy Rutherford Family Life churhe.
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our W.ebsite at: familylifechurch.net .. Wewehitchka
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)
B...EACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
.;"" .-311 Columbus St. *-St-Joe Beach, FL 32450 6
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 AM ET EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM ET
Sunday School 9.45 am Wednesday Night at 6:00 p.m. Youth
Group Meeting, Bible:Study. & Prayer Meeting; Choir Practice 7:00 pni
0 taste and see 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 647-502,6 Home 769-8"25
Fur ,ntfurirm ,,n cn:.ncerring our bui miniiryv, please call 64"-5026 -
First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 GCarrison Avenue Port St. Joe.
-Pastor, B'ro. Marcus H. Sturdivant *: Church Office 227-4493
Sunday School .. ..... 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .. '. 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Ser'ice . ... .. 6:30 p.m.
*Wednesday. . .. ... ...... 7:00 p.m.
We InVite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us
first United. Methodist Church
111 North 22nd Street *Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday Worship Services:
Traditional.................................. 9:00 a.tn., CT
:Coptemporay ...................... .11:15 a.m., CT
MINISTERING TO THE BEACHES HAND-IN-HAND
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor .. ......... ...Church/Office: 648-8820
TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN
S + ST. JAMES'
+ EPISCOPAL CHURCH
S800 22nd STREET, PORT ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (EST)
Sunday School 9:45
C hild Care Provided for at 11:00
Robert E. Downs, Jr.
Choir Director .
Thank you to our many
friends for your prayers, cards,
and calls during the recent pass-
ing of my mother, Lena Vickery
Daniels. We are blessed to live in .a
community so full of love. May
God bless of you.
Norris Daniels and Fairily
The family of Colemani H.
Birmingham wishes to acknowl-
edge all the wonderful expres-
sions of kindness and concern
shown to us during the passing of
our beloved husband, father, and
granddaddy. The many cards,
flowers, foods, calls, prayers,, and
words of comfort were greatly
appreciated and will be remem-
The Family of Coleman H.
St. James' ECW News
Sixteen' Episcopal Church
women met Monday, February 5,
.in Coldewey Hall. They discussed
final arrangements for the Bridge
Luncheon to be held the following
day, February 6.
Plans are underway for the
very successful annual rummage
sale to be held on' March 10, at
Coldewey Hall, St. James
Episcopal Church. Emphasis this
year, will be on small appliances
and household goods.
Tickets for a Nordic Track
Exerciser will be' available. The
drawing for the Nordic Track
Exerciser will be the highlight of
the event. Sausage biscuits will'be.
available at 8:00 a.m. Please put
this date on your calendar.'
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001 PAGE 3B
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I have found a great book for
teenagers. It. is entitled The 7
Habits of Highly Effective Teens
(Of course, there are some great
lessons for 'adults, tool) I will be
taking some space in the next
several articles to highlight some
important. topics; 'however, I
encourage you to read it for your-
It would seem that most peo-
-ple; and especially young people,
are .most concerned about the
.surface of things. That is to say,
the superficial .orstyle is more
important than the substance of
.things, In reality, and in the best
of lie s scenarios, we should be
more concerned about who we are
on the inside first. Thus, as teens
develop their seven effective
habits. they should concentrate
on the first three that have to do
with the. private self. The' first
three 3 habits are; be proactive;
put first things first; and begin
with the end in -mind-.
We enjoyed our assembly last'
week. The message was clear, and
the students got into the multi-
media format. Students gave it an
"A" grade. WHS thanks our SWAT
leaders for helping to finance this
Our first Peer Mediation class
was .completed last Wednesday.
Cerrelle Hanes, James Destifin'o,
Cortne Hoover, Angie Padgett,
Cynthia Stanley, and Jamie Cain
are our. graduates. We are now
preparing a schedule and a plan
to implement our mediators.
Their initial deployment will be
S v.with pi" relationships. -' '-
The boys' basketball team
made some headway in securing.
the second seed in the: district
tournament which will be held
next week at. WHS. 'The: boys
defeated Apalachicola on
S.GULF COUNTY'S N
News for the Week
Welcome to another week of.
NJROTC news. The unit has been
Working hard to prepare for the
annual field-meet that is usually
held in Pensicola but this year is
V being held in Tallahassee at;
FAMU. It will held Saturday,'
February 24; cadets have -been
Coming after school to drill team
and PT practice. ALso, they have
been practicing during class.
Last Saturday,, February 3
the NJROTC provided a color
guard at the Student Government
Association District meeting held
at Port St. Joe High School. The
cadets, who participated in the
color guard were Crystal
Bartkowiak, Chris Searcy, Victor
Evans, 'and Timothy Chism. Josh
Carter was the color guard corm-
Sander. '- .
Until next time, Semper Fil
S', Cadet L.T.J.G Stephanie
Blackmon, Public Information
Gu L COUNTY SCHOOLS. "*
February 12- Febiruay'16, 2001"
MONDAY- fish bun. tater lots.
half, and milk, or chef's salad
TUESDAY-taco bake, steamed
corn, pineapple cubes, cornbread,
and milk or chef's salad meal.
french fries, lettuce/tomato/pick-
le, peaches, applesauce cake, and
milk or chef's salad meal. uc
steamed broccoli, applesauce,
Italian bread, and milk or chef's
FRIDAY-cheese pizza, tossed
salad, pears, bread sticks/dress-
ing, milk, or chef's salad meal.
MENUS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO
AVAILABILITY OF FOOD PRODUCTS
Tuesday, Chattahoochee and
Greensboro later in the week.
The Lady Gator basketball
team wrapped up its regular sea-
son last week with a loss to
Greensboro at home 52-48 and a
tough game at Munroe on
Monday. The girls are now
preparing for their district season
which.begins this week at PSJ.
Spring: sports are underway.
Practices have begun in softball,
baseball, weight lifting, and track.
Games and competition begin
next week. There are opportuni-
ties for all students, so contact a
coach to find out more details.
Student of the.Week this past
week was Sheiletta Fisher. We're
proud of you, Sheilettal
Join us in congratulating our
school-related Employee of the
SYear. Mrs. Mary Holley. Mrs.
.Holley is our bookkeeper and JV
cheerleading advisor. She also is
in charge of our coke and snack
machines. She is also very busy
behind the scenes. Thanks for a
job well done always!
Beta Club Sponsor, Garry
Kent, has announced the first
class of inductees. A fun few days
of initiation will begin in the next
The Gulf County School
Board met at WHS on February
6th in the morning. 'There were
some very interesting topics.
some of which directly affect
WHS. More on these topics will be
On February 12th and 13th
..'HS .will be sponsoring Florida
Studid Theater. This drama
troupe will be visiting our English
classes on those days. The mis-
sion is to teach our students to
wnte plays with the theme of con-
On February 28th there will
be a half-day of school. Students
will be dismissed at noon. Lunch
:will be served that day. Our
teachers will be working on
responsibilities for accreditation
with SACS. This is one way we
improve our school.
We should not, overlook the
fact that the, FCAT is coming,
quickly. On February 21st.
Florida Writes! will be given.' Let's
focus on every 'class as an oppor-
tunity to achieve high marks. Feel
free to work on these things at
*home. too. And don't forget about
the Opportunity Center ifl"ou are
looking for some help for FCAT
tests., utonng. or computer train-
ing. : :
Employee of the Year
Roberson, Port St. Joe
Elementary School Employee of
For the safety of our students
we are 'asking the parents/guests
on campus, between the hours of
7`45 and 2:25,. sign in.the front
office and display a visitor's pass.
If you need anything delivered to
your child, lunch, homework,
etc., you must leave it in the front
office. Do not go to your child's
Lost and Found
Many jackets, coats, and
other clothing items have been
found. Please come. by the front
office to claim your lost items.
The first bell to begin our
school day rings at 7:50. Please
help your child arrive at school on
'time. Also, school is dismissed at
.2:05 for walkers and bike riders
and 2:15 for car riders.
Progress reports for this grad-
ing period will be sent home on
Monday, February 12. if you
would like to schedule a
Setting Goals for Student Success!
Representative Bev Kilmer visited all Gulf County Schools on Thursday, February 1st, where
she met with faculty and administrative personnel to discuss the status of education and to
receive suggestions. At Port St. Joe Middle School, Rep. Kilmer (center) and Brenda Rees, District
Staff Assistant (far left), met with Principal Carolyn Witten (far right) and teachers, (center back,
from left) Elizabeth Howell, Juanise Williams, Judy Williams, and Pam Watford. The FCAT was
openly discussed and, as seen above, everyone supports the students in reaching a 335 in eighth
1By: Kimbe rly Rurki
Hey Port St. Joel I'm back.
Hope this past week has been
going good for you, I know mine
has.. Let's start with the sweet
things in life.
N Monday. Februatry5,'the S.G.
'A will 'be selling Valentines before
school and during lunch. Each
Valentine will be 50 cents and will
come complete with a message to
that special someone plus a
Valentine sucker. You may choose
from several designs.
The Valentines are going to be
sold on Monday. Wednesday. and
Friday of next week and Monday.
Tuesday, and Wednesday of the
week of.the,14th. Bring that extra
change and show that special
someone that you :care.
Students, 14 .years, old' and
under: if you are interested Lin
. playing Dbde Baseball. come by
the office to pick up a form.
Registration will be February 3rd
and February 10th from 9:00
through 3:00 and February 9th
S.fro. 5:00 through 8:00 at the
Stac House. .
Hey all:you magic lovers out
there! There II be a, Magic Show,
February 26th. at 7:00 in the Port
St. Joe High School Gym. The
tickets are $6 for adults, students
are admitted free' with a paying
'adult. You may purchase tickets
in the Middle School office.
Sounds like fun to me!
Well. students.. it's progress
report time. They go out on the
12th this month. Don't be afraid
to show them to your parents.
S ,I'm reminding you all that the
lost-and-found is piling up with
new items each day. A plastic' bag
containing cleats for baseball
shoes ,was found this, past week.
.Whoever has lost this item, please
come. by and pick it up. Also,
there are earrings, lunch boxes,'
gloves,, t-shirts, locks, and many
Eighth graders, as of today,
there are merely 10 school, days
left until the FCAT. Writing
Assessment. There are 16 school
days left until the FCAT Reading
and Math for all students, Good
Unfortunately, it is time for
parent/teacher conference please
School will not be held on
Monday, February 19.
Magic Show. ,
'. A magic show will be held in
the Port St. Joe High School gym
on Monday, February 26 at 7:00
The Standard Nine or FCAT
will be administered to students
in kindergarten through fifth
grade March 1-6.
School will not be held on
March 19-23, due to Spring
mne to say good-bye. The answer
for lastweek's riddle is "The other
end of the rope was tied to noth-
ing." I got several equally credible
..answers for this .one. but that is
.the correct answer. This \wqek's
,ritddlep; s (drum .roll please):;, Iln
.i,'n1990,. :a person is-15 ears old.
:,but in 1995, the same person is
10 years old, How is that possi-
3 2 ,11 T ,
News Columnl 0
" Faith Christian School
February is Missions Month
-,at Faith Christian School.
Emphasis this year will be on the
countries of Lithuania; Kyrgyz
stan, Armenia. Russia, and
Ukraine. Students will learn
about these countries: their geog-
raphy, history, people, and their
needs at this time. Prayer for
those needs and giving toward
those needs give the students a
part in mission ministry..,
A .special missions chapel
program ,was held this past
,, Monday. The chorus participated
by singing "Jesus is the Answer
for the World Today" and a medley
'based on "Seek ye .First the-
Kingdom of God'. A video on the.
Ukraine was most' informative,
and Mrs. Brenda Robershaw. our
missions coordinator, talked' to
the students about the purpose of
Missions Month. At the end of the
program Mrs. Karen Odom
showed them heirloom items from
her grandparents who came to
this country from Russia and
Poland. She had treasures such
as samples of tatting, a shawl, a
buttonhook, a shoehorn .and a
We are happy to announce
the Daughters of, the American
.Revolution essay contest winners
from Faith Christian., In grade
five, Trevor Burch was first, Elijah
Quaranta was second and Allyssa
Pettie was in third place. Ronnie
Brown earned a third place in
grade six. In grade eight, Jeffrey
Pitts was first and Raevyn
Jefferson was second. All partici-
pants will receive a certificate of
appreciation, and all first place
winners will receive a medal and
an invitation to the DAR luncheon
in February. Congratulations to
all contestants and especially to,
Please check at The Learning
Shop and Target for teaching
tools and learning games to bring
to the Pre-School Calling shower
to be held February 10th from
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the
Be A Girl Scout!
It's Never Too Late
Girl Scouting has touched the
lives of over 43 million women
since it began in 1912. These
women have gone on to become
outstanding members of our com-
munity. Most Girl Scouts alumni
believe that their experiences in
Girl Scouting have had a positive
effect on their adult lives in the
areas' of sel;f-confidence, moqral-
values. ability to work with oth-
ers. ability to make'friends, lead-
ership skills. volunteering. and
serving their community.
Now is the time to introduce
your daughter to the exciting
world of Girl Scouting. Girl Scout
troops are still forming and the
girls are jumping into another
year of fun and friendship.
(According, to the outcomes
study, girls, families, and commu-
nities grow through Girl Scouting.
Parents and volunteers benefit
from Girl Scouting as much as the
girls' themselves. Among the find-
ings, 54 percent of the parents
polled report that Girl Scouting
allows them to spend more quality
time with their daughters and.
nearly 50 percent find that their
relationship with their daughter
WES has 'something of a
celebrity in the midst. This' past
October, fifth grader Torrie
Cesaroni released' her first CD in
;a most promising career. 'The CD
is titled "I Choose,'.to be a
Christian." Torrie. has been
singing gospel music for about a
year, She began after hearing her
aunt, Layerne Sanders. with the
Masters Quartet. Laverne' now
sings with Mercy Rain.
This 1.0 year-old, bright-eyed
young musician is the daughter of
Joe and Selena Cesaroni. Her
music can be heard on
Tallahassee 104.1 FM. Quincy
93.3 FM, 'and Eastpoint 106.6
FM. Torrie also performs live at
the Western Sizzler in Tallahassee
on most Sunday evenings.
T" orrie sings with a joyful
heart and prays that her message
"in song will reach others, provide
them with reassurance and com-
fort.It is hard not to come away
with a smile when you've heard'
this courageous young lady poLir
her heart out in song. Performing
before others, particularly, at
such a tender age, demonstrates
a rare self-assurance and convic-
tion. Torrie's example speaks
'loudly to her 'classrr
-. As if rutting an albi
has improved. '. exciting enough, Torrie
Girl Scout volunteers said nominated for an awva
they Liave developed leadership "New Artist"' categon
skills and 74 percent felt their '-' Eierald Coast Southe
self-confidence -has: increased -Music Association. Ti
because they served'as Girl Scout ceremony will take pl
troop, group, or assistant leaders. Martin Theatre in Par
Almnst'all of the volunteers (95 during the Souither
percent) felt they had a positive Music Jamboree sche
influence ,on the development of, February 17 and 18. W
girls. .', wish T.rie luck and.w
Overall,' wien Girl Scouts and" -know' that we -are very
non-merhbeirs of the sarrie age- her.. .. ,
group were surveyed, Girl Scouts For more inform
reported significantly greater bookings and to purcl
opportunities for experiencing and CDs, contact Joe C
leadership, teamwork, feelings of 639-9473..
ing, helpfulness, and respect for ',' .. '
others. These benefits are directly GED Test to
related "to the goals of the Gifl t xS 0
Scout program, Other', research Give Feb. 13
has shown that when girls, experi-
ence these outcomes, ..they are The GED test wil
less likely to make health-com- through the Gulf Cou
promising choices and are more School on Tuesc
likely to make choices that pro- Wednesday, February
mote healthy development. 14th. Testing will begir
All girls, ages five,through 17, .at 8:30.. a.m., ET at th
who'want to discover the power of Instructional Services
girls together in Girl Scouting are 150 Middle School Rd,
encouraged to call Chris Owens at Joe.
(850) 271-0902 or (800) 876-9704 Registration
today. Join the Girl Scouts and through 12:00 noon
join the funl And adults-make a February 12th, at the G
difference in a girl's life, volunteer .Adult School. Ask
with the Girl Scouts today. Christie or Donna
With ovef' 3.5 million mem- Registration fee is $40.
bers, 'Girl Scouts'of the USA is the money orders only.
largest organization for girls in the GED preparation
world. Girl Scouts, where- girls%, ,,offered .'long with thi
grow strong.: "' adult education program :
S' need to remediate prio
- Windolfs home; 'i-143 H-unter
Circle. IThe teachers have regis-"
tered their needs and wants for
items .appropriate for their stu-,
dents at 'those two stores in.
Panama City. We want to ,thank
Mrs. Delores Windolf and. Mrs.
Susie Hendry for planning and
coordinating this event for .our
test. GO in now to, enr
have any more questic
e has been
ard in the
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ace at the
ant her to
' proud of
1 .be given
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in Port St.
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: From the Principal of
by Dr. Bill Truby '
PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001
NOT FOLLOWING THE RULES
Steve W. McDaniel, 38, of
Wewahitchka, was arrested on
Monday, February 5th, at approx-
imately 2:00 p.m. by Port St. Joe
Police Department Sergeant Troy
Simmons on an active warrant for
violation of probation.
McDaniel was placed on pro-
bation on July 18th, 2000 for pos-
session of cannabis (more than 20
grams). McDaniel violated his
probation by failing to pay fines,
found in possession of firearms.
falling to remain at liberty without
violating the law, and failure to
perform community service
McDaniel was taken into cus-
tody without incident and trans-
ported to the Gulf County Jail.
S"BUCKLE UP FLORIDA"
SAFETY BELT USE FACT SHEET
>ln 1999. there were nearly
3.000 traffic fatalities arid just
over 230.000 injuries in motor
vehicle crashes on Florida high-
ways. Over 59%b of divers who,
were fatally injured were not
S using available restraint sys-
S Traffic related injuries are
:. the leading cause of death for
children and young adults.
>On the job crashes cost
businesses S22.000 per crash
and S110.000 per injury due to
lost productivity and higher
insurance and medical costs.
>Wearing a seat belt is the
single most effective action you
can take to protect yourself
against injury or death, and may
be your only defense in the event
you encounter an impaired or
>-People not wearing safety
belts in Florida cost each dnver
>Highly visible enforcement
works with part-time and non-
belt users because the fear of a
citation and significant fine out-
weighs the fear of being injured or
killed in a motor vehicle crash.
>Most serious crashes
involve impact speeds of less than
>759% of crashes causing
death occur within 25 miles of
;->You are four. times more
likely to be killed or seriously
injured if you are ejected from a
vehicle involved in a motor vehicle
>Less than 1/2 of 1% of all
injury-producing collisions in-
volve fire or water submersion."
>Seatbelts plus airbags are a
win-win combination. Air bags are
not a substitute for safety belts.*"
>All 50 states and the
District of Columbia require chl-
dren to be properly restrained.
>Lising safety belts can help
a driver maintain maximum con-
trol of a vehicle involved in a
motor vehicle crash.'*
>Safety belts can reduce
:. fatigue and increase comfort and
Source. "1999 Florda Traffic Crash Facts
Report: "' L-DD. "'A.-A Autp Club South
, ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IN
EFFECT FOR CHILD PASSENGER
SAFETY WEEK, FEBRUARY 10-18
One out of every three per-
sons will be involved in a motor
.: vehicle crash during their lifetime
and many of these icttims will be
children. An unrestrained child in
a 30 mile-per-hour crash is sub-
jected to the same force as an
object being dropped from a third
When you are unbuckled. you
are twice as likely to be severely
injured or kluled. Everyone knows
that seatbelts save lives, but far
too many do not utilize available
t Enforcement of occupant pro-
tection laws is paramount in
increasing compliance rates in
Florida. During the special
emphasis period of National Child
Passenger Safety Week and
throughout the year. there will be
a zero tolerance policy in effect.
The purpose of this enforce-
meant initiative is to save lives.
S Buckling up is still the most effec-
tive and immediate way to prevent
senseless traffic deaths and
injuries. The failure to buckle up
has a simple soluution-Use your
safety belt every time and every
n ride.- "
If you do not use your safety
belt law enforcement will be there
with highly visible and aggressive
enforcement to remmind you.
To CHECK FOR STOLEN
PROPERTY ON THE INTERNET
You may gain access to a ser-
S vice provided by the Florida
Department of Law Enforcement
for checking property to see if it
has been reported stolen by using
the internet to go to fdle.state.
fl.us (must have serial number or
some other identifying number).
The Florida Department of,
Law Enforcement is also in the
process ot making it available so
that you can run a query on an
individual to see If they are want-
ed in Florida.
Check it out.
A bag containing some hunt-
ing gear was found in the area of
Fourth Street and Baltzell
A pair of eye .glasses were
turned in January 31st, the
glasses were found in the empty
lot on' Reid Avenue near Bill's
If you have lost such an item,
please contact Sergeant Carr at
227-1414 to identify your proper-
ty ." *
The Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission has
scheduled two public workshops
concerning grant applications for
artificial reef construction and
monitoring. These grants are
available to local coastal govern-
ments and private non-profit cor-
porations that include artificial
reef construction and monitoring
in their bylaws. The Commission
is interested in receiving public
comment regarding grant applica-
tion forms, the criteria to be used
for evaluating grant applicaUons,
and the future direction of the
The public is encouraged to
participate at these workshops,
which will take place from 3:00
until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday,
February 13th at Destin
Community Center, located at 101
Stahlman Avenue in Destin.
SFunding applications for arti-
ficial reef projects must be
received by the Commission no
later than 5:00 p.m. on March 2.
Requests for application forms
can be made by calling (850) 922-
We would like to personally
thank all the people who quickly
responded to our home on
January 31 after a 911 was made.
Our grandson has a febrile
seizure and stopped breathing
due to a high fever.
After calling the 911 operator,
Gulf County EMS. City of Port St.
Joe Police Department and Gulf
County Sheriffs Department
arrived in only minutes after ote
call was made.
We would also like to thank
Dr. Curry and special neighbors,
Martin and Janice Adkison,
Rhonda Caswell and Mike Wood
for their help support and
Our special grandson Blake is
on the road to recovery.
Ronnie and Tammv Wood
Free Throw Champions
Named In Two Cities
The Knights of Columbus
Free Throw Championship was a
great success in Gulf County. A
total of 17 young ladies ages 10 to
14 and 31 young men gave It their
best shots in the fifth annual
event held in Port St. Joe and
Wewahitchka this past Saturday.
Beginning at 9:30 ET. sharp.
31 participants showed up at the
St. Joe Elementary School Gym
while later the same afternoon
they had 17 participate in the
Wewahitchka High School Gym.
Each year the Knights of
Columbus sponsor the event to
give young athletes a chance to
get recognized before they become
high school heroes on their indi-
vidual basketball teams. The fol-
lowing athletes are recognized as
winners in their age division:
Jasmine Fennell and Chaz
Byrd, 10; Mary,K. Taunton and
Carlos Likely. Jr. 1 1:; Leigh Ann
Mayo and Andrew White. 12:-
Lydia Watkins and Chan Beard.
13: and Kyle Rich. 14. Though
many participants scored well this
year, they may have gained the
confidence to excel beyond those
scores in subsequent years.
For the record, the Free
Throw competition produced the
, following participants as winners
in their home town Port St. Joe:
Drive in Honor of
Black History Month
The highest honor the Gulf
County NAACP Branch can
bestow in honoring Black History
Month is a committed effort to
honor our past and prepare the
present generation for the future
in hosting a NAACP Membership
During this Black History
Month NAACP membership drive,
they are strongly encouraging
those who participate in Black
History Month programs and the
entire community to join the
Your help is requested in the
continued struggle to let the
image of the NAACP which repre-
sents the true American spirit of
compassion, generosity and jus-
tice for all become a living experi-
ence among us and the
The NAACP Black History
v0rfth membership drive program
will be the highlight of this worth-
while occasion. The membership
drive program is tentatively
scheduled for February 24. A pub-
lic meeting will be held February
12, 6:00 p.m., at the Washington
Improvement Group building.
Committee members who serve on
housing, education, political
affairs, religious affairs, and eco-
nomic development committees?,
please be present.
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biology and the changes in termite control methods throughout history. In addition, trainees
learn about Termidor's unique mode of action, where termites die from ingesting the
termiticide, and also from touching and grooming other termites who carry Termidor on their
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SCaution! Don't Go Overboard
With All Those Dietary Supplements
Health conscious? Don't
overdo the nutritional supple-
ments, advises a University of
Florida nutritional biochemist.
"Some people may use exces-
sive amounts of nutrients for
weight loss, athletic performance
or health maintenance, without
considering possible adverse
effects," said Bob Cousins, who
helped formulate new recommen-
dations on nutrients for the
National Academies' Institute of
Medicine in Washington, D. C.
The recommendations are
part, of a report on Dietary
References Intakes released by
the academies earlier.this month.
Cousins served on a panel of
experts that examined the nutri-
tional value of vitamins A and K,
arsenic, boron, chromium, cop-
pe,;, iodine, iron, manganese,
molybdenum, nickel, silicon,
vanadium, and zinc.
Besides updating the well-
known recommended dietary
allowances, or RDAs, the panel
estimlated-for the first time-
nutrient intake levels "that are
likely to pose no risk of adverse
health effects." These levels serve
as recommended maximums for
daily intake, and are called "toler-
able upper intake levels." The
report says these levels are not
likely to be obtained from ordi-
nary foods, Cousins said.
"These new recommended
maximums are ;a sign of the
times," said Cousins, professor
and eminent scholar with UF's
Institute of Food .and Agricultural
Sciences. "Many of the nutrients
reviewed ih our study are being
consumed in amounts that would'
be, impossible to achieve through
Iron supplements have long
beep used to prevent anemia, par-
ticilfarly among pregnant women,
he said. The panel's new recom-
mended intake for pregnant
woiren-27 milligrams per day-
is -about half the tolerable upper
intake level recommended for
healthy adults-45 milligrams per
"Excessive iron intake can
cause gastrointestinal distress,
Cousins said. "It also may be
linked to heart disease and cancer
in people genetically predisposed
to accumulate high levels of iron."
SZinc, popular in cold reme-
dies.- has a new recommended
maximum intake of 40Trligrnam'
per day. But the.average .znc cold:.,
lozenge contains more than 20
milligrams of. -the mineral,
Cousins said. Excessive zinc
intake can lead to copper defi-
ciency and cause anemia, and
may cause immune system dis-
S"A few zinc lozenges combined
with zinc intake from foods like
read meat can put your daily
itlake'way over the tolerable
upper intake level." said Cousins,
and international expert on Zinc.
In the short term, our bodies can,
cope with high levels of many
nriutrients,, but the long-term
effects are unknown."
Cousins,' who'. directs UF's
Center for Nutritional Sciences,
said nutnent'toxicity has not been
closely studied, and ethical con-
siderations limit .research on
S"As a result, many nutritional
silpplements have never been
tested in Well-controlled trails," he
One- example is chromium,
used in diet ads such as
chromium picolinate. Chromium's
role in human nutrition is
unclear. so the panel 'did not
establish a recommended intake
for the metal, he said.
g "Chromium is believed to play
some role in glucose regulation,"
Cobusins: said: "But' long-term
effects of chromium supplementa-
tion have not been widely stud-
SSubstantial amounts of
' chromium and other nutrients are
routinely added to."meal replace-
nient" drinks and. candy-bars,
marketed to dieters arid athletes,
S"More and more products are
fortified with nutrients today, but
you probably don't want to carry a.
pocket calculator to the dinner
table to keep track," Cousins said.
'If you eat a balanced diet of foods
from each of the food groups and
Watch your supplement use, you
should be fine."
'' Cousins, elected as a member
of the National Academy of
Sciences in May 2000, said the
public is becoming more aware of
nutrition-related issues. He
believes the report will influence
advertising, food labeling and gov-
ernment policy decisions. The
reportt is the fourth in a series of
seven, developed by the United
States and Canada to review
'Other recommendations in the
Witamin A-Essential to vision
and reproduction, vitamin A is
produced from carotenes found
in carrots, sweat potatoes,
broccoli, meat, and eggs.
Recommended daily intake is
900 micrograms for men, 700
for women. The' report says
that to achieve these intakes,
more vegetables and fruits
must be consumed than was
previously believed. Tolerable
upper intake level is 3 mil-
ligrams per day; excessive
intake may increase the risk of
birth defects, skull malforma-
tions in children and liver
abnormalities in adults.
* Vitamin K-Necessary for blood
clotting, vitamin K is found in
leafy green vegetables.
Adequate daily intake is 120
micrograms for men, and 90 for
women. No tolerable upper
intake level was established.
* Copper-Used for development
of connective tissue, nerve cov-
erings and, skin pigment, cop-
per is found in organ- meats,
seafood, nuts, and seeds.
'Recommended daily intake is
900 micrograms' for both men
and women. 'This is the first
time a recommended intake-for
copper was established.
Tolerable upper intake level is
10 milligrams per day; exces-'
sive intake may cause liver
* Iodine-An important compo-
nent of thyroid hormones,
iodine occurs in small amounts,
in seafood and is often added to
table salt. Recommended daily
intake is 150 micrograms for
men and women. Tolerable
upper intake level is 1.1 mil-
ligrams per. day; excessive
intake can cause abnormal
functioning of the thyroid gland
in some individuals.
* Manganese-Involved in
metabolism and bone forma-
tion, manganese is found in'
nuts, legumes, whole grains
and tea. Adequate daily intake
is 2.3 milligrams for men, 1.8
for women. Tolerable upper
intake level is 11 milligrams
,-dI n in fr d l-t- excessive
intake may cause neurological
* Molybdenum-Used for enzyme
enhancement, molybdenum is
found in nuts, legumes and
grain products. Recommended
daily intake is 45 micrograms
for men and women. Tolerable
upper intake level is 2 mil-
ligrams per day; excessive
intake may cause impaired
renroduction 'inma rtrn rth-
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3 425IAbrti I'mAReal Sport!
A P3Cele ra 1n This little guy is a real sport
The members of Saint Joseph
Bay AARP chapter will be cele-
brating the anniversary of the
chapter receiving their charters
on February 9th, 1982. The
Chapter formed in 1981 with 86
Members present. They still have
nine active charter members.
They are Mae Lee Bracewell, Rena
Huie, Erma Creel, Agnes
'Culpepper, Ruth Dumas, James
Dumas, Margaret Nichols,. Electra
Frary, and Post President Dorothy
The chapter will be serving a
spaghetti lunch. Members attend-
ing should, bring a salad, dessert,
or vegetable dish on February
The meeting starts at 1:00
p.m. ET, a the Stiles Brown Senior
Center, located on Librar~y Drive in
Port St. Joe. A program will be
presented by Marie S. Romanelli
from the St. Joe Wildlife and
Refuge Inc. Thirty one members
attended the January meeting,
everyone left with full: tummys
and more information about the
Geri Wellness Center in Beacon
Dorothy Pfost was the winner
of the 55 game, and members
topk home door prizes.
The Senior Center still has:
some coupons for money off on
the purchase of Lactaid milk and
pills. This product is for people,
who cannot, tolerate dairy prod-
ucts. If you can use some please
contact 648-5853, these are free
for' the ones in need.
A reminder to old and new
members, dues are payable, at $2
each, per year. If you need infor-
mation call 648-5853.
On February the 9th, six offi-
cers will be heading to Defuniak
Springs for a workshop and train-
The March board meeting will
be on March 7th at 9:00 a.m., ET,
in the Senior Center. Hope to see
you on February 14th.
and would love for someone to
take him home and play ball.
At present the humane soci-
ety has "Sport," an eight month
old brindle male; a
brownish/black friendly male
chow that has been neutered and
is free to a good home; a total of
18 puppies, all mixed breed and
lots of fuzz balls; 'a large male
lab/pit mix, neutered and free to
a good home; a small female
chow; two free spaniel/lab mix
sisters just over. a year old; a
black male lab; two akita/chow
mix dogs; one male Jack Russell
shorthaired terrier; a black male
cat, friendly, neutered, and free to
a good home; and a longhaired
female tabby cat.
For more information, you
may contact the St. Joseph Bay
Humane Society at 227-1103 or
visit the web, site at www.cape
Prudential Sponsors Its
Annual Snowbird Party
Prudential Resort Realty will
be sponsoring its 3rd Annual
Snowbird Appreciation Party
Tuesday, February 20th from
4:00 to 6:00 p.m. EST. It will be
held at St. Joseph's Bay Country
Club. This special event was born
two years ago when snowbird
guests- vacationing all over the
area came together for an evening
filled vi t h food and merriment.
Food, tea, and coffee will be
served and a cash bar will be
available. Door prizes donated by'
local merchants will be given
All winter guests are welcome
and encouraged to bring their
friends to attend this year's excit-
ing event. Please R.S.V.P. by call-
ing 227-2000 by Thursday, Feb-
To Everything There Is A Season ...
A Time To Plant-Ecc. 3
Lg. Blooming CAMELLLAS
REG. $40 -Now '19.99
FRUIT TREES *
"v Pear, Plum, Apple, Peach, Fig,
Pomegranate, Pecan, Grape, Blueberry,
Japanese Persimmon,.Cold Tolerant Citrus, Etc.
* SHADE TREES/ORNAMENTALS
Ginkgo, Maple, Bradford Pear, Sycamore,
Magnolia, Live Oak, River Burch, Weeping
Willow, Loquat, Redbud, Dogwood, Crepe
Myrtle, Cedar, Red Hollies, Etc.
Asstd. Salt Tolerant Landscape Plants, Etc.
/ ww .florida-beach.com
CAPE SAN BLAS OFFICE ST. JOE BEACH OFFICE MEXICO BEACH OFFICE CAPE SAN BLAS:
4693 Cape San Bias Road 626P Highway 98 Formerly Fantasy Properties / Margaret Fletcher, Jeff Fletcher
Cape San Bias, FL 32456 St. Joe Beach, FL 32456 1200 U.S. Highway 98 Mexico Beach, FL 32410 Paulette Cleare, Mike Harris
850-229-2777 850-647-3333 850-6482020 \ JOEBEAC
S800-654-8689 800-4 I 1 -3717 |800-458 -7476. Cathy Kitchens, Margaret Presswood
S I MEXICO BEACH
.... "Ellen Allemore,-Joan Smithwick
Oil A RM 9z_.., 2-Jamie Crum, Marlene Harris
New Listing: 54 1st Street, Mexico Beach Two story
stucco home on large lot. Two large bedro.:nrr %ilth tao
bathroom- '..lh hII in.g arc3 upAtJirf ind d.'L in Short jIlk
10 the beach $200.00. Contact Cathi Kitchens
I All'l A
I". I .-
IN\ESTIMENT: Bu% one or all four of hese Gull \ ie
tow nhornme Ejch has a 2 bedroom 2 5 b-jlh ttih applh-
ances & tastefully furnished. Starting at $159,000 tip to
$179,000 each. MLS#4609-4612. Contact Marlene
109 Circle Dr., Mexico Beach $410,000. Watch the
boats come in & ,the beautiful sunsets from the, large
deck of this duplex.'2 bd/2 ba upstairs, 1 bd/lba down-
stairs, looks like new. Very nicely furnished. Upstairs
has never been rented. Downstairs has a very good rental
history. Hand hewn cypress panelling upstairs. Low,
maintenance. Vinyl exterior. Must see this one. MLS
#6287. Contact Joan Smithwick.
BAYFRONT This lovely 'home sets on 2.43 acres
MOL of property) zoned miked commercial Cypress"
walls accerit the niautical look v. ith bull in aquarium,
and brass hand rail on stairs leidi n to master bedroom.
3 ponds, and abo..e ground pool. 399,900. MLS#5S95.
Contact Paulette Cleare.
Beach Vie%: 206 H., N5 ?Me.ico Beach Beautiful
one of j kind 3 bedroom. 3 bath home designed b% Paul
Brent I decl.s oierlooking the gult. screened ir, back
porch Mlan bil-inms T,'o jcr' garage '.ith access
from Oleander Street $595.000. ML[S#5045. Contact
. .. .. ....
ONE OF A KIND DUPLEX! JIP E & F Ist St.,
Mexico Beach. bedroom. I bath.upstairs. 2 bedroom.
I bath do.' n.ilir. Steel root'. cerarmic ml e .'lo.ori Great
location! Upper floor has 2 decks with great view of
gulf. Lower unit has deck, also with a great view.
Duplex is on corner lot. Call fqr appointment soon.
$229,000. MLS# 4527. Contact Ellen Allemore
1 1f I tB 111 1 'wT* ... I.
ets! from large 2 story custom built
Or~cc hme ltf pesontit ont.~lot acosstro
brick home with personality on 1.5 lots across from
dedicated beach. 4 bedroom, 3.5 Bath. Approx. 3532
sq. ft. of living area. Metal roof, large deck, Florida
room. Huge attached back garage, could be incorpo-
rated for more living space. Carpet & tile through-
out. Beautiful Florida Beach landscaping. Many
unique amenities. Reduced $589,000.00.
MLS#5615. Contact Ellen Allemore
Las Coquinas an adorable 3 bdrm. 1 ba. bayfront cot-
tage 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 cof-
fee as you watch the sunrise over Pig Island, a national
wildlife refuge. $240,000. MLS#6371. Margaret or
EvenTide Ba) Front Development: Located in Cape San
Bias. Gated brick pa'ed entrance. urdcrgroand utilities
with Gulf add Bay'accessistarting at $40,000 interior, up
to '$160,000. MLS# 5529 Contact Margaret or Jeff
- '. -.. .. :- .. .. -
New Listing: Premier Gulf Front Home. High
Dunes, Very Well Protected. One of a Kind custom
built. Unbelievable view! First class finishes and
design. Must See. $869,000. MLS#6669. Contact
New' Listing: B-arier Dunes #62 gulf view townhouse
with 2 bedroom, 2 full bath located in Cape San Bias. This
unit is. furnished by Tiffin Inter. Great rental income.
MUST SEE! $150,000 MLS# 7054. Contact Margaret
or Jeff Fltechcr.
311 Robin Lane, Mexico Beach. Very nice 3 bedroom,
2 bath brick home in quiet neighborhood, nicely land-
scaped. Beautiful hardwood floors. Ceramic tile in bath-
rooms, enclosed garage,, thermal windows, just to name
a few of the perks of this house. Large lot, approx.
100'x95'. Reduced to $108,000. MLS#4956. Contact
.. .. i'..>. -
Gulf Front Lot Enjoy the Beautiful sunsets from this
133' x, 90' lot located, in Cape San Bias Shores. Well,
Septic, and Water in MLS#5770 Contact Paulette Cleare
New Listing: 2221 C-30 Building current, bcinr
used as a Real Estate office and Gillt Shop Car, be used
as commercial or residential. Beautiful location.
$375,000. MLS#6946. Contact John Delorme.
'~ ~~~~~ ^.*tk^L .i
New Listing Well maintained 4 bedroom, 2 bath home
located close to public schools in Port St. Joe. Approx. *
1750 square feet. MLS# 6872, $160,000. Contact
Guir Front Beautiful Lot: Located in St Joseph Snores
164.04 'frontage, Highway 98 and 168.20' on the gulf.
Don't pass up the chance to own gulf front property
$902,000. MLS#6740. Contact Margaret Presswood.
7660 Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach. Location! Location! 2
bedroom, 2 bath brick home on 2 lots across from ded-
icated beach. Large garage with workshop in back.
Great Florida room to enjoy the fantastic sunsets. Call
for appointment. Lots of palm trees. Lot 100'xl40'.
REDUCED TO $295,000. MLS# 5021. Contact Ellen
Mobile Home, Very Nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath home locat-
ed in St. Joe Beach. Very spacious home with vaulted ceil-
ings, huge kitchen has island with down-draft cook top and
lots more. $82,500 MLS# 6381. Contact Cathy Kitchens
LOTS Overstreet: Very nice cleared lot in good condition located on Gulf View: Residential lot located at 7785 hwy 8 in St. Joe Beach.
LOTS Borders Road. $20,000. MLS#6615. Contact Joan Smithwick. Great Buyl $135,000, MLS#6654.
Bay Front: 2 plus acres located in Cape San Bias. Beautiful site to San Blas Plantation: Beautiful Gulf View lot located on Sea Pine Lot 50'x100': Lot located in Beacon Hill Subdivision. Only one
build your dream home on the bay. This wooded lot can.be subdi- Drive in Cape San Blas. $64,900. MLS#6451. Contact Margaret or block to the gulf. Septic in place. PRICED TO SELL! $30,000.
vided, zoned residential or light commercial. $187,500 MLS#6538. Jeff Fletcher. MLS#6738. Contact Cathy Kitchens.
Contact Paulette Cleare. Acreage: Head for the country, 10 acres located in Dalkeith. Great
Overstreet: 4.60 acres located on the deep part of Wetappo Creek. place to build first home or starter home. $20,000. MLS# 6284.
$79,000. MLS#6625 Contact Marlene Harris. Contact Margaret Presswood.
PAGE 6B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, 'FEBRUARY 8, 2001
FOR RENT [ARAGE SALES HELP WANTEDi1J IHEL ANTED OPEN HOUSE______
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.
1997 Plymouth Breeze, excellent condi-
tion, 4 cylinder, AC, cruise, $6,500 firm,
call 227-9292. tfc2/8
1988 Pathfinder, 4-wheel drive, 5 speed,
sport wheels, trailer hitch, high mileage,
well maintained, excellent condition,
$4,500 OBO, call 229-5242. 4tc2/8
1971 Customized Super Beetle, runs
good, sunroof, tinted windows, $600,
call 639-4256. 2tp2'/8
1991 Ford Taurus Station Wagon. nice,
clean., flaly car. Must sell S3.600. call
1988 Crown Victoria LTD, low mileage
on motor and, transmission.' Have to see
to appreciate, nice and clean, $2,995,
call 647-5361. tfc2/8
1999 White Chevy Monte Carlo LS, with
tinted windows, very clean, call 227-
1156 (work);or 229-2719 (home) ask for
1995 Ford Ranger with camper top.
runs good $5,000, call 647-9306. 2tc2/1I
1985 Ford Van. as is. best offer for more
information, call 229-2619 after 5:pm.
1997 17 River Craft with 100 hp
Suzuki. Great for bay or near shore
fishing. Call 227-1296. tfc2/1
14" Rivercraft boat with trailer, 30
Suzuki, call 639-5227. 3tc2/1
KAYAKS! Unsinkable, self-bailing, sta-
ble,,safe and FUNI 314 Reid Avenue (at
the Port Theatre). Several to choose
from! Open Tues'-Sat. 229-9282 tfc2/1'
Facing the gulf, with roof deck, on U.S.
98 &- Pine Street, on St. Joe Beach.
Brick house, unfurnished with CH/A.
large living room with fire place, study.
2 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, dinning room,
kitchen, carport, laundry room,. .No
pets, $525 per month. Call owner at 1-
850-385-2620. Owner will be at house
this weekend 2/8
Trailer for rent in Overstreet. FL, 2 bed-
room. S250 per month, call 850-648-
Commercial building for rent, 106 Reid
Ave., Port St. Joe, 600 sq. ft.. B400. call
Nice 2 bedroom; 1-'bath mobile home on
1 acre lot in Overstreet. 8300 a month.
$150 deposit. call 648-8616 or 819-
4610. l. tp2/8
2 bedroom. 1 bath house for rent, call
Land & Castle Realty at 229-9228.
2 bdrm, 1 bath newly remolded apart-
ment for rent in Port St. Joe, $475 a
month, call 850-997-1765. 4TC2/8
RV Spaces for rent, call 229-8959, leave
For Rent, 850 sq. ft. warehouse with
office & rest room,' $250.monthly. Gulf
South Self Storage 229-6200. tfc2/1
Sun & Sand Mobile Home Park
1112 N. 15TH ST.
ASK ABOUT 1ST MONTH
FREE MOVE IN RENT
601 15th St. Mexico Beach, Fl.
Highly restricted mobile home lots for rent.
Under ground utilities, paved road, street
lights. Pick out your lot now! For more
information call 850-648-4006.
Mexico Beach Mini
Storage Units, 6'x12',
and 12'x12'. 648-5146,
Ofc: 302-A Reid Ave., Port St. Joe, FL
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777: After Hours
St. Joe Beach
For Rent, 3 bedroom, 2 bath house in
quiet neighborhood in Mexico Beach, 1
1/2 blocks to Beach. $575 plus deposit,
call 648-5058 evenings and weekends.
Commercial building, 3,000 sq. ft., 309
Williams Ave and 500 sq. ft. space on
3rd Street. Contact Ned Alles, (M-F,
. 8:00-5:00), 227-1145. 3tc2/1
For Rent, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home
unfurnished. 710 Woodward Ave. inside
totally remodeled, $550 monthly plus
deposit. Call 229-8808 for more details.
Furnished Efficiency type apartment
in Port St. Joe. All utilities furnished,
weekly, monthly rates, deposit, call
2 bedroom, 1 bath, wood stove & AC
$300 per month plus security deposit,
call 639-5721. 2tc2/1
One bedroom apartment, 1508, 1/2
Long Ave. Available Feb. 10. Deposit
required. No pets. Call 229-6825. 2tp2,'i
2 bedroom, I bath home at 1780
Grouper Ave, deposit required. no pets.
call 229-6825. 2tp2/1
A 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in Gulf Aire
Subdivision at St. Joe Beach.
Furnishings include stove, refrigerator.,
dishwasher and washer/dryer. There is.
a community swimming pool and tennis
courts. Call Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals
at 648-5449 or 1-800-582-2990. tfc2/1
1 bedroom, 1 bath beach side apart-
ment for rent, $400 a month plus
deposit, call 648-5476. tfc2/1
For Rent, furrnshed house in Port St.
Joe, $450 a month, call 648-5306. ic2/1 i
Trailers, for rent, 1 block off of beach on
Desoto Street, call 647-5106. tfc2/1
2 bedroom, unfurnished apartment,
ocean view, cable furnished, 1004 Hwy
98, Mexico Beach. I year lease required,
$500 a month. 8500 deposit. Call before
6:00 p.m. CST 648-4922 or 648-5139.
Long Term Rentals
Seeking property owners for long term
rentals. Call Larry @ Arline Realty, 647-'
2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands Realty ;64,8-4400. tfc2/1
For Lease: Warehouse/Garage 'on
Williams Ave, 2550 sq. ft., 2 service
bays, 2nd story loft, 227-1429. tfc2/l
* Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrlg.'
cen. h&a. screen porch, carport & laun-
* Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &'
refrg.. washer/dryer hook-up.
* New extra 1g. 3 bdrm. house. 1 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/
dryer hookup. "
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m. tfc2/l1
Apart./Homes for Rent: 1 3 BR
apart/duplexes/homes for rent in Mex.
Bch. Furn.& unfurnished. Call Parker
Realty at 850-648-5777 for more info.
Liberty Manor Apis., 102 Liberty Manor
SCircle'. PSJ. Affordable housing for the ,
elderly & handicapped. CH/A. laundry '
facilities, energyefficient const.. stove &
refrig., furn.. fully carpeted. I BR apts.
on sue Equal Opp. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more info. NOW TAK-
ING APPLICATIONS Lfc2/l
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
j Voice/TTY Access
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
I St. Joe Beach'
Yard Sale, Columbus Street, St. Joe
Beach, Sat., Feb. 10. Itp2/8
Moving Sale, 231 Whitfield Landing
Road, From 98 & Hwy 386, approx. 7
miles, 8:00 CST till, full size pool table,
great condition $300, washer, dryer,
furniture, call 850-227-4239,, 227-
Garage Sale, Mexico Beach; 211
Tennessee Drive, Feb. 9th & 10th, 8:00
a.m. CST. Rain or Shine. Clothes, cook-
books, tires, household, fabrics, misc.
Cleaning Crews wanted for busy spring
and summer season. Please phone in
advance for appointment. Prudential
Resort Realty. Cape San Blas Office,
Executive Director, Gulf .County
Chamber of Commerce. Salary
Commensurate with expenence. Please
send resume to P.O. Box 964. Port St.
Joe, FL 32457. No phone calls please.
Human Resources Manager, Port
St.Joe, GT Corn, a full service telecom-
munications provider with approxi-
mately 55,000 customers in northwest
Florida, south Georgia and south
Alabama, has an exciung opportunity
for a Human Resources Manager. This
position is' responsible for employee
recruitment, compensation administra-
tion, benefit plan management, compli-
ance with state and federal employment
laws as well as all other employee rela-
tions functions. Job requirements
include a Bachelor's degree in Human
Resources or, five years of equivalent
experience In the Human Resources
field. Candidates should also possess
outstanding organizational, interper-
sonal and. communications skills. GT
Corn offers a competitive salary and a
full range of benefits Including health'
care, life and disability insurance and
401 (K). Please send resumes to Human
Resources Department, GT Comn,
P.O.Box 220, Port St. Joe, FL 32457.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free
Part-Time experienced painter, with
own transportation, call 648-2335.
,* ,',\ Fttc2/6.8
-; 'i- I
REMODELING, RENOVATION, REPAIRS
Trim and finish All types of carpentry
work, Over 25 years experience.,
Insured, (850) 227-7388
Jeff Wood 227-1559
C. d '*s Lawn
FULL LAWN SERVICE
I will work for you.
INDUSTRIAL GASES and
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
Phone 227-2112 ,,
LICENSED & INSURED
Port St. Joe Call
Need deck hand for charter boat at
Mexico Beach, 647-9342, if no answer
leave message. tfc2/8
Part-Time, Day & Evening positions.
Resident Care, call Pam at Geri-Care
Physical Therapist, .SunDance
Rehabilitation Corporation, a national
leader in rehab services, is currently
accepting applications for a full-time
Physical Therapist at our facility in
Port St. Joe. SunDance team members
enjoy competitive salaries and excellent
benefits. Interested candidates, please
contact Suzanne Masino toll free at 1-
'877-546-7074 or fax resume to 877-
com. EOE. 2tc2/8
Executive Secretary Personal
Assistant, must have strong computer
typing and transcription skills.
Proficiency in Word and Excel required.
Competitive salary with excellent bene-
fits. Me.ico Beach area. Send resume
with excellent references to;, Help
Wanted, P 0 Box 308, Port St. Joe, FL
Subway at Port St.Joe now has imme-
diate openings for full time and part
time help. Night shift and evening
shift, also some morning positions.
Come Join Our Teaml EOE Employer.
The Gulf County Economic
Development Council. Inc.. has an
immediate opening for an Executive
Director. Minimum requirements
include: B/S. or B/A Degree, In
Marketing preferred. May be deferred
with a combination of training, educa-
tion, and experience. Responsibilities
include: Manage day-to-day office tasks
to maintain a smooth operation and
provide assistance to all inquiries,
develop busiriess plans, coordinate with
Gulf County Chamber of Commerce anid
Tourist Development Council to encour-
age growth and present redundancy.
perform other duties as necessary and
as assigned. Send resume to Gulfl"
County Economic Development
Council, PO 0 Box 429, Port St. Joe, FL
CASHIER needed at Pic's in Simmons
Bayou: Work Evenings and Weekends a
must. Apply in person. No phone calls,
Toucan's Restaurant, Hwy 98 in
Mexico Beach has all positions open.
Apply in person. experience very help-
Now hiring seasonal help' for the fol-
lowing positions: Hostess, dook, Bus
Person, Wait Staff, Dishwasher. Stop
by the Fish Houe Restaurant and pick
up an application, Hwy 98, Mexico
Outreach Counselor, Delivers intensive
in-home counseling using team
approach and case management to fam-
ilies of newborns. Experience in family
counseling preferred.' Ori-call. use of
private vehicle and good driving record
required.; Bachelor's degree in social
work, Psychology or related field.
Position is available for both Bay and
Gulf County. .Job code 22-7. Send appli-
cations to Director of Admin. Services,
Attn: Children's Services/HF. Life
Management Center of NFTL, 522 East
15th Street, Panama City. Florida
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.
Seeking Equipment Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must have
valid FL divers license. Apply at C.W.
Roberts Contracting. Inc.. PO Box 188.
Hosford. FL 32334. 850-379-8116 ... .
Glucosomine & Condroiun proven to
rebuild Joints. New liquid product for-
mulation absorbs quickly for fast
results. Pleasant tasting liquid with
Calcium. Magnesium. Boron, and other
essential numents. Quit wasung your
money onI useless hard to swallow
tablets. Buy one bottle, get bottle of
Body Balance FREE. Info 229-5242.
Violin/Fiddle lessons: all ages welcome.,
Call 648-9496. tfc2/1
Found 1 pair of eye glasses, in lobby
floor at Emerald Coast Federal Credit
Union. Found on 1/30/01. To claim
come by The .Star. des.cnbe them and
pay for ad and they're ours. 2tc2/8
* CARPORTS *
+ DECKS +
Sat., Feb. 10th, 11:00 a.m. 1:00 pimn,
1200 Monument Ave, Bay View, 3 bed-
room. 3 bath hardwood floors, 5 acres,
fireplace. wood burning furnace, approx
2.500 sq. ft.. workshop in backyard.
Mitch Burke, Prudential Resort Realty,
227-1700. 1 tc2/8
Beautiful 1890's Chicker Rig Llpnght
Piano, original ivory keys. Moving must
sell located in Mexico Beach, $1,800,
call 678-488-7484. 2tp2,/8
Fr: Sale, Brunswick pool table., like
new. $1.850. household furniture. mov-
ing, call for appointment 850-234-5010.
For Sale, prom dress size 8, teal green
with gold teal iridescent beading at; top,
flower girl dress, child size 6. cham-
pagne gold and tan, bead work at top
with small train. Call Lisa at 647-2609.
For Sale. 6 inch Sears Joiner 6 150'. call
1998 Melco EMT 10T Embroidery
Machine. I head, 10 needles, includes
12 hoops, cap frame and Wilcom ES45
computer design program. Bought new
for $30,000. Call 850-639-5127. 2tp2/i
Leisure Bay Hot Tub. 4 person capacity .
Excellent Condition. 81.750 OBO. paid
$3,000, call 229-6639 or 229-6854 ask
for Pam. tfc2/8
Oak Fire Wood for sale by truck load
or bundle, call 850-827-2245. 4tc2/.1
.Ellipucal Exercise 875. ping pong table
875. child's easel 820. Pioneer Laser
Vision Disc player S50. punch bowl
from Poland S50. call 227-2049. tfc2/il
Free "Non-Denominational" Eight
Lesson Bible Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a Christian & nio-
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 tfc2./l
Unfinished Furniture @
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue
0.ajyII. Relin,:h,rng :r.ce 1992
. Call John Reeves at 229-6374
T A E" .nd SE VI E
COINS BY THE BAY! I buy and sell old
coins and paper money. Billy Stephens,
fair pnces. Home 229-1252,. 'tfc2/1.
Termite & Pest Control
,Te rn,, r Trealrn' Reirau,.ar.i Motel
Flea Control c, a C r..urr.:
H.:.,u .er,.:.la Pei C ralr.i *' New Treatment/.
Re~ Es.ale (WDCi A-. O rlt Cc.r.iu.:i,on S.16S
1r Spemiaizing r, I',."o tor,w. r?, pu rsepr..
U PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
Serving the Entire Area '
Free Estimates & Inspections
Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Products
PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT!
BOB'S PAINT g
30 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Body & 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
tic # MA0029475; Lic # MM10098
Seasonal Apparel with
machine embroidery &
FENCES FENCES* FENCES
All Types Dependable Service
Top Quality Products
A Christine Baker
Mexico Beach, FL
MARY KAY' ,
Independent Beauty Consultant
58 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, FL-.,.;
SALES & REPAIR
Repair all major brands
Work # 227-5112
Flower & Landscape
Kay Kelley, Owner
+ AIR iPRIE
+SOFFIT AND FACIA*
+ PATIO COVERS *
*FLORIDA ROOMS *
+ PORCHES* I
Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 20 Plus Years
1 Call Does It All For Your
Major Appliance, Air Condition & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
WIWA SIDN :AMIIW!VI
PROTECT YOURSELF HIRE A LICENSED
639-2942 OR 227-5986 CALL ANYTIME
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' $2.00 for each additional week, plus 5C
for each additional word per week. Call
.227-1278 to place yours.
I Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. SHARP
7 .- \ .
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Used furniture for sale. Johnnie's
Trim Shop, 310 4th St., PSJ fce2/ I
Is, available for birthday parties.
Magic, face painting, balloons &
.games, or have your party at Slice
N Ice in Mexico Beach. Party room'
includes, clown show, pizza, drink &,.
ice cream. No fuss, no mess.
Mobile Home: must be moved. 14x70' 3
br/2ba ch/a, aluminum carport & Fla'.
ro6m, plus storage bldg. & power pole.
Call 229-6825. 2tp2/l
See the Classifieds online at
For Sale, Chickens & Turkeys. please
call 648-9029. Itc2/8
Valentine's AKC Pug ready for your
sweet heart, S400. shots, vet checked.
call 827-2379 evenings. Itc2/8
Reg. 12 weeks old Toy Poodle S160 -
Giving away all types of Reg. Dogs.
come Lake your pick. call 648-5306
Lots and Land For Sale
Gulf front lots from S 149.900
Waterfront lagoon from S48,900
770 acres north of Wewa. S600.00
Dalkelth 94 acres S103.400
Dalkeith, 189 acres S207.900
Dalkeith, 15 acres $60.000
Bay view at Cape San Bias 39.900
More tracts available. Special
Financing Available. Century 21 Gulf
Coast Realty. Call Preston Russ at 227-
2160, Ext. 26 or 800-600-1298. Ext.
2 New Homes. I acre lots. 3 bedrooms.
2 baths. central heat & air. wall to wall
carpet. ceiling fans. ceramic uie. fire-
place. call 639-3087. ltc2,'8
27x60 Double Wide on 2 wooded lots in
Honeyville. above ground pool with
large deck. satellite system, huge work
shop. S46.000. appraised at S50 000.
call 639-4256 2tp2,'8
Corbell Construction Company has one
custom built 3BR/2BA home, 1504 sq.
ft., CH/A. 576 sq. ft. garage. within
walking distance to dedicated beach in
Mexico Beach. Home has too many
extras to list. Low maint vinyl siding
w/cedar trim Exc. investment
opportunity at S 127,000. Call for
appointment 648-9440. 420 Drive
House For Sale. 3 bedroom, I bath.
1178 sq. ft. living area. carport. ht/ac,
lot 75 x 180, S79.500. 121 Hunter
Circle. Call 850-227-1280. 4tcl/25
For Sale by owner, lot & house. 208 Ave
B, for more info call 229-9550. 3tpl/25
Beautiful 7 year old home. walking dis-
tance to beach. 3 bedrooms. 2 baths.
large kitchen all wood cabinets, break-
fast bar. appliances Included CH/A.
new carpet. stone gas fire place. ceiling
fans. cable & phone hook-ups in all
rooms attic fan. Walk in closet in mas-
ter bedroom. 2x6 ex-terior walls. extra
installation for heaung & cooling. 2 1/2
car garage with work shop. pnvacy
fence. watenng well. pauo. sewer con-
nected. too many extras. Turn key
home. 414 Arizona Drive. Mexico
Beach, S 175.000. Call 850-648-5994.
.For Sale by owner. 4 bedroom. .2 bath.
wrer 2000 sq. ft. Brick home, pool.
workshop. close to schools. Call 229-
.9005 (8 am 5 pm) or 227-7236. 2tc2/6
For Sale 16x80 mobile home on 1.5
acres, one block from State Park in
Wewa. Call 639-2145 after 5 pm. 2ip2, 1
3BR/2BA house on 2 lots in
Wewahitchka. Fenced in backyard
CH&A S60,000. 639-2339 Lfc2/1
For Sale in OCerstreet. Firehouse Road.
3 bedroom. 1 3/4 bath. fixer upper. 4
acres with sheds. wells. chain link
enclosure. Call 850-229-8474 after 5:00
pm. tlc2, 1I
3Br. 2 Ba. 2 yrs old, tile floors Berber
carpet in bedrooms..Jacuzzi tub in mas-
ter bath. 2040 sq footage including dou-
ble carport and storage. call 229-2624.
Ufc2 / I
House for sale: 176 Charles Street.
White City. stone/stucco. exterior.
3Br/2Ba, den w/FP, liv. room. kitchen.
I car garage. fenced back yard. S73.000
(8501 827-6722. tfc2..' I
For Sale by owner. I 1/2 acres on
Palmetto Drive. Overstreet. Cleared.
centipede grass. 1,050 gal. septic tank,
400' deep well with new pump and
tank. 200 amp power pole for more info.
call 648-5094. 6tpl/25
2 bdrm block home. appliances includ-
ed. S27.500. no owner financing, call
For Sale. Bay Front Home on
ConstituUton Drive. 3 bdrm/2 bath 229-
Looking to buy used 4 wheeler in
good condition. Call 229-8122 before
5:00 P.M. tfc2/1
Real Estate, would like to purchase lot
or home with owner financing, in
Mexico Beach. Port St. Joe, or sur-
rounding area call 706-321-8292.:-,,,... -
Wanted. Tennrus rsu-uctor. call 227-
Wanting to buy. used surf boards.
canoes, and kayaks. call 227-3682.
Sr. Ciiuzen is wanting to buy small
house in Port St. Joe or Oak Grove. call
I TRADES-and-SERVICES -
180 AVENUE C
Pick-up and Delivery
Gulf Diesel Service
Diesel Engine Repair
229-8651 or 227-8024
.HONEY Do LIST MAINTENANCE
No Job Too "Big or Small"
Over 20 Years Experience
Painting, general maintenance,
-wood working, trim/Finish work.
A f !d?: 7-- 4 1n i,
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All Residential Construction
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Home Maintenance no job too small
All Phases of home maintenance
b331Georgia.Asenie Call 18501 647 3PI
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Phone: (850) 227-7777 .
218 Long Avenue 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 Cati and Dogi
Separate Cat Room Pick-Up & Delivery
Daily Exercise Premium Pet Food
Heating and Air Conditioning,
Injured Animal Confinement
Experienced Kennel Supervisos '
Long Term Boarding i
Multiple Sized Kennels '
Veterinarian On Call
*** GULF PINES HOSPITAL *** MASSACG THERAPY
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SMarketing & Promotion Tri-Fold Brochures
Web Hostinng Business Cards'Stationery
Webshot Productions *
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HARMON'S HEAVY EQUIPMENT COMPANY
SPECIALIZING IN CLEAN TOP SOIL
BULLDOZERS BACKHOES -LOADERS
TRACTORS -DUMP TRUCKS
850-648-8924 Mexico Beach, FL 32410
lize Plumbing, Giass & uppi., -.
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION.. REPAIRS REMODELING
,~ PLUMBING, SUPPLIES GLASS, MIRRORS & SHOWER DOORS
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Lic #CF-C057220, RGO051008 EROO 11618
520 E. First St., Port St. Joe, FL
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' Recreational Vehicle Interiors.
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Willard's Appliance Repair
Emergency Service Available
Willard Richards, Owner
2482 Hayes Avenue, H.V.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
J. C. Enterprises 202 Reid Avenue
Poran S. ioe, rl. 32466
; \, Fax 229.6041
Authorized Sales Center
Circle S Refinishing
Repair Touchup or Complete
Refinishing. We do it ALL from
furniture to floor. Free Estimates
Ths area s mrost experienced ref,n,shers
827-6828 ask for Dusty
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A 8 R Fence
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Albert Fleischmann FREE Estimates
EIN 593115646 (850) 647-4047
K GARRY L. GADDIS
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EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
K 648-5474 FL LICENSE E&CIC000992 F.I15.1218
Michael Wood Residential'Contractor 227-1589
carpentry & architectural deta
repairs remodels;, decks fenced
Insured License. RR0067190
SecondMate Handyman Service
If your Mate is Too Busy for that Odd Job, Call SecondMate
Ron Westmark 850-229-8334 ,
Odd Jobs Locally Licensed & Insured Shopping
& Pressure Washing
Licensed Interior &' Exterior
SERVICE & INSTALLATION
*RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
TRMIW E SERVICE FOR ALL BRANDS
' It', Ha.-d to sTrp .4 Trjkn, MOBILE & MODULAR HOMES
10 Year Parts & Labor Arcoaire
GERALD BYRD, Owner/Operator FL'c RA0067 062
COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL HEATING & COOLING
Dealer for Frigidaire U FRIGIDAIRE
Heating and Cooling Systems Whole Maw Srami tf C8mrt.
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
Tax Returns A Specialty
200 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
Now you can see the
Custom itKc~heni and Barlt
Tm, CABINEiT SHOPPE'7
580 Palmetto Dr., Overstreet
SPort St. Joe, FL 32456
Jeff Powell, Owner
- Fa_ 648-8752 A
N PHIL'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
REPAIR AND REMODELING
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
Licensed and Insured Lic #RR-0067199
POINT OF EASE MASSAGE THERAPY
At AcUve Styles'Salon 5:30 pm 9:00 pm 227-1155
404 Long Aehntie '-"Acioss from the Health Department
Deluxe Gift Certifiiites iailable
I Hour S45 1/2 Hour S35 Mi,-.:,14i Ml.3,7
2026 Marvin Avenue,
1a / I Port St. Joe, FL 32456
lbA License #RC006708
- 25 rnc- 229-6859
Hanging Baslets Evergreens
Annuals Assorted Trees
S' Sall-Tolerant Ornamentals
Grounds Covers & Much More!
ST. JOE NURSERY & SUPPLY
706 First Street Port St. Joe, FL 227-21 12
C. R. SMITH & SON, INC.
Excavating Land Clearing Fill Dirt Port-0-
Rentals Crushed Oyster Shells Mushroom
Compost and Sand
Complete Septic Service! w
Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial,and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service
FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 509 Fourth Street
Office (850) 229-9292 P. o Box 602
Home (850) 648-5919 Port St Joe, FL 32457
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PAGE 8B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2001
We now have a
courier service from
Port St. Joe to
Van leaves at 10:00 AM
every morning. Drop off and
pick up at American Screen,
160 Cessna Drive,
Port St. Joe
Cost is $30.00
To Lowe's, Home Depot,
All items must be called
in and have available
at check-outs, Please ...
remember, that this is a
small item courier service.
Not intended to take away
from local businesses.
St. Joseph Bay Office
1520 C.R. C-30,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant to a Writ
of Execution Issued In the County Court of Gulf
County, Florida. on the 19th day of December. 2000.
In the cause wherein Citizens Federal Bank was
plaintiff and Shirley E. Gathers Dawson. was defen-
dant, being case No. 99-176-CC In said Court.
I. Frank McKelthen. As Sheriff of Gulf County.
.Florida. have levied upon all the right, title and
Interest of defendant Shirley E. Gathers Dawson In
and to the following described property,to-wlt:
1995 Hyundal, 4 Door, Color White
VIN 0 KMHJF23R18U900101
TAG # HYO 98M
and on the 13th day of February 2001. at the
FRONT STEPS of the Gulf County Courthouse. in
the'City of Port St. Joe, Florida. Gulf County.
Florida, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. or as soon there-
after'as possible. I will offer for sale all of the said
defendant's Shirley E. Gathers Dawson right, title
and Interest In aforesaid property at public outcry
and will the same, subject to all prior liens, encum-
brances and judgements. If any, to the highest and
best bidder or bidders for CASH, the proceeds to be
applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and
the satisfaction of the above described execution.
of Gulf County. Florida
By: /s/ Frank McKelthen
In accordance with the American with Disabilities
Act, persons with disabilities need a special accom-
modatiop to participate In this proceeding should
contact Sheriff Frank McKeithen not later than
seven days prior to the proceeding at 850-227-1115.
4tc. January 18 and 25 and February 1 and 8. 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. N AND FOR
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 00-452
IMC MORTGAGE CO.
S Plain l '
RICHARD BODDYE: UNKNOWN
. PERSONS INMPOSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY: GULF COUNTY:
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Forecl.ure dctedJ Jar, 23 'h)l '
and entered in Case No 00-452. of tlie Circuit Court
of the 14TH Judicial Circuit in and for GULF
County, Florida IMNC MORTGAGE CO. Is Plaintiff
and RICHARD BODDYE: UNKNOWN PERSONS IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; GULF
COUNTY: are defendants. I will sell to the highest
'and best bidder for cash at the FRONT LOBBY OF
THE COURTHOUSE of the GULF County
Courthouse. In GULF County. Florida..at 11:00 AM.
SEST. on the 22 day of Feb.; 2001, the following
described proper, a- set forth In said Final'
Judgment. to lt .
THE SOUTH 100 FEET OF THE, EASTERLY
96 FEET OF LOTS 27 AND 29, IN BLOCK.
41. ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL MAP
OF THE CITY OF PORT ST. JOE. FLORIDA.
"ALSO BEING DESCRIBED AS: THE SOUTH
100 FEET OF THE EAST 46 FEET OF LOT
27 AND THE SOUTH 100 FEET OF LOT 29,
BLOCK 41. ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL
MAPI IOFTHECITYi'OFPCRTST JOE.AS
St George Island
850.927-2666 800-974 2666
850-653-2555 888-419 2555 .
Cape San Bias
344 Cape San Bias Rd.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
WEWAHITCHKA, 160 Annie Ave., Attractive
3BR/2.5BA country home on approx 2.34 land-
scaped acres features a fireplace and recently
replaced: roof, skylight, carpet, tile, windows,.
doors and more. $109,900. MLS#6407.
Wewahitchka, Lot 8, Red Bull Island, Approx. 90'xl 35'. $7,000. MLS#6466
Wewahitchka, 7 Harrison Dr., secluded approx. 1 acre lot. $10,500. MLS#5784.
C-30 Bayfront, Indian Lagoon, Lol 39, approx. 100'x400'. $60,000. MLS#8027.
St. Joe Beach, Sea Shores, Bik D, Lot 11, located on cul-de sac. $40,000.
1998The Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. The Prudential and (6 are registered service marks
of The Prudential Insurance Company of America lEqual Housing Opportunity.
Each Company Independently Owned and Oparated
CAL TDA FR.ACTI' EMAL MOR ATOM
U 2 ETARSO TRELY:8 8-2 -2 1
[RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GULF ,
Dated this 23 day of Jan.. 2001
Douglas C. Birmingham, Clerk
As Clerk of said Court
By /s/ Tonya Knox
As Deputy Clerk
This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative
Order No. 2.065.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act. If you are a person with a disability who needs
any accommodation in order to participate In this
proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you. to
provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the
Court Administrator at 1000 Cecil Costin Boulevard,
Rm. 148. Port St. Joe. Fl 32456. Phone No. (850),
229-6112 within 2 working days of your receipt of
this notice or pleading; If you are hearing impaired;
call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) Ifyou are voice impairedd.
call 1-800-995-8770 IV) (Via Florida Relay Services)i
Vargas. Zion & Kahane. P.A.
4000 Hollywood Boulevard. Ite 675-S
Hollywood. Fl 33021
Telephone: (954) 893-8993
Telefacsimille: (954) 893-7707
2tc. February 8 and 15. 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 00-280-CA
FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK AS
SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH FIRST
UNION NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA.
A National Banking Association. ,
RODGER D. WILLIAMS; ET AL.,
NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the
Final Judgment In Foreclosure dated Jan. 23., 2001,
and entered In Case No. 00-280 CA of the Circuit
Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit In and for Gulf
County. Florida, wherein FIRST UNION NATIONAL
BANK. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH FIRST
UNION NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA, a National
Banl.ng A-,aociation. Is Plaintiff, and RODGER D.
I!LLIAMS. CT AL. are the defendants; I will sell to
the highest and best bidder for cash at the Gulf
County i'ourthou-e. Front Lobb ,1)OO Cer.il Coatin
Boulevard. Port St Joe. FL 3245; at II 1 00 AM .
EST on the 23 day of Feb. '20i the following
dercnbed property as set forth in said Order or Finml
Judgment. lo lIt.
All of Lot 38 as per plat of Jonesville, lying
In the Southwest (SW 1/4) of the Southwest
Quarter (SW 1/4). Section 19, Township 8
South, Range 10 West, Gulf County,
Florida, as recorded In'the Official Plat Book
1. Page 57, Public Records of Qulf County,
Toitether vith a 1978 ChampIon
Doubolewide Mobile Home. Serial #3994A &
Street Address: 139 East Morgan Street,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
DATED at Port St. Joe. Gulf County. County.
Florida, this 23 day of Jan., 2001.
.Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerk
S Clerk of Circuit Court
BY: /s/Tonya Knox
-1ot1I. imoCt-- i6 q
Scott E. Simowitz, Esq.
Moskowitz. Mandell. Salim & Simowit
800 Corporate Drive, Suite 510
Fort Lauderdale, FL33334
2tc. February 8 and 15, 2001.
,IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
CASE NO.: 00-415
FIRSTAR BANK MILWAUKEE,. N.A. AS
TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOL
OF SALOMON BROTHERS MORTGAGE
SEtURITIES VII. INC. NEW CENTURY.
BACKED FLOATING RATE CERTIFICATE
Vivian Lee Walker A/K/A
Vivian'L. Walker A/K/A Viv, ET. AL
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE I
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: pu
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Ja
and entered In Case No. 00.415. or the C
of the 14TH Judicial Circuit in and for C
Florida herein Fir.Lar Bank MIliwaul
Tru-.'e For The Registered Holder
Brothers Mortgage SecuritiesVII. Inc. I
Asset-Backed Floating Rate Certific,
1999-NCD is Plaintiff and VIVIAN LE
A/K/A VIVIAN L. WALKER A/K/A VIVI
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF VIVIAN LE
A/K/A VIVIAN L. WALKER: ARTHUR LI
____ AN UNKNOWN PERSON IN F
OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defend
-ell to:. the highest and be.i bidder for
THE F RCNT L-)BBN of the Gull County
in Port St Joe Florida. at J I 00 a.m EL
da. .: f Feb 2001ijl. the follocwing descnl
a et forth in said Final Judgment to%
LOTS SEVENTEEN 117), BLOC
THOUSAND-SIX (1006), ACCORD
THE RECORDED PLAT OF THE I
FORT ST JOE ON FILE IN THE OF
I-IH CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
COUNTY, FLORIDA IN O.R. BOOK
DATED thi- 23 day of Jan.. 2001.
Douglas C, Birminghar
As Clerk of said Court
By: /s/ Tonrya Knox
As, Deputy Clerk
LAW OFFICE OF MARSHALL C. WATSO
Attorneys for Plaintiff,'.. .
1800 NW 49" STREET. SUITE 120
F.:n Lauderd le. FL 33309
Telieplhone 541 453 0365
'Facein.lle 1z541 771 605 .. ,
2tc.'February 8 and 15. 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. OF TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORID
AND FOR GULF COUNTY
-vs- L O
TIMOTHY RYAN CLARK GULF
COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
COCMIXiSSiONERS. MELISSA CULMER;
Your One Stop Printing Center
308 Williams Avenue Port St. Joe, FL
Phone: 227-1278 or 229-8997
I UBIC N[ TICES
2, P.A. -vs- NO. 00-283
LARRY T. PRITCHARD; MONICA J .
PRITCHARD; GULF COUNTY BOARD
OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS;
THE 14TH NOTICE OF SALE
FOR GULF NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an'
Order of Firal Judgment of Forecloure dated Jan.
23 2001. entered In Ci.il Case No 00-283 of the
Circuit Court of the 14TH Judicial Circuit in and for
GULF County Florida herein GREENPOINT
OLDER CREDIT CORP P lalnuff and LA-RR\ T PRITCHARD
; AND. MOcNICA J PRJ-rTCHARD. HIS WIFE are defen
ASSET- dantlB) I %kil sell to the highest and best bidder for
TES, cash. AT THE FRO r-T DOOR OF THE GULF COIjiN-
TY COURTHOUSE. LOCATED AT 1000 5TH
STREET FORT ST .iJOE Fb'LORIDA. alt I I 00 a n.
EST. Feb 23. 2001. the following des'ribtd proper-
ty ai aet forth in saila Final .Judgment t .)lt:
7 seesattached exhibit ","
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO
NEED ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE' ENTI-
SALE TLED. AT NO COST TO YOU. TO THE PROVISION
irsuant to a OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT
arsuan to GLLF COUNTY COURTHOUSE CIRCULrrCP.IL 1000
Ciruil Court. 5TH STREET. PORT ST JOE. FL 32456 WITHIN 2
Gulf'Counrt WORKING DAS OCF YCliOUR RECEIPT iOF THIS
ulee ounA NOTICE CF SALE IF OU1J ARE HEARING
Ol Salomon IMPAIRED CALL I. 600955.8771 IF YOCU ARE
SewCentuy UnOICE IMPAIRED CALL .-o00955870 .:
ates. Series DATED at PORT SAINT JOE. Florida, this 23
EE WALKER' day of Jan.. 2001.
AN WALKER; Douglas C. Birmingham, Clerk
;E WALKER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
EE WALKER: GULF County, Florida
POSSESSION w By: /s/ Tonya Knox
ndcants. I will Deputy Clerk
rcah at the
CourthouaBe. ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
ST on the 23 SH-APIRO & FISHMAN
.ed properM BEAUMONT BUSINESS CENTER
kit 5429 BEALIMONT CEiNTER BL'.TD
'K ONE BUILDING 8. SUITE 800
IING TO TAMPA, FLORIDA 33634.
CIIY OF (813) 880-8880
FICE OF Schedule A
T GULF Commencing at a concrete monument marking the
4, PAGE Southeast Corner of the Northeast Quarter of
Secuon 4 Toariship 4 South. Range 10 West, Gulf
Counr,. Florida. thence N 9"3054 1' a distance of
m, Clerk 662 05 feet to a concrete monument. thence
NiC00T9311V a distance o1 667 27 feet to a concrete
monument thence NA9'31 56"V. a distance of
660 22 fet to a concrete rronurreni. thence
N89*31'57"W, a distance of 53.87 feet to the Point of
Beginning. From said Point of Beginning; thence
)N. P.A. SOO00'00"W, a distance of 155.08 feet; thence
N90"00'00"W, a distance of 303.10 feet to a point on
a curve concave to the Southwest, for the centerline
of a 50 foot roadway and utility easement; thence
Northeasterly, along said centerline curve on
radius ol 275 00 feet through an Internal angle of
11 2759'. an arc dlltance ol 55 83 feet (chord of
55.74 feet bears N1412'15"E). to a point of tan-
IE 14TH agency; thence N2001'17"E. along said centerline, a
DA, IN distance of 109.73 feet; thence S893r57"E. leaving
D, I-N centerline of said roadway and utility easement, a
distance of 251.86 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Together with a non-exclusive easement for ingress
NO. 00-284 and egress described as follows:
A 50.00 foot wide roadway and utility easement in
Section 4, Township 4 South, Range 10 West, Gulf
County, Florida, lying 25 feet right and left of the fol-
lowing described centerline and being more particu-
larly described as follows:
Commence at a concrete monument marking the
Southeast Corner of the Northeast Quarter of
Section 4. Township 4 South, Range 10 West. Gulf
County. Florida; thence N89*30'54W, for a distance
of 662.08 feet; th'ence N89"30'54"W, a distance of
662.07 feet: thence N8929'28"W, a distance of
661.82 feet; thence NOO01'32"E, a distance of
230.53 feet to the Northeasterly right of way bound-.
ary line of Stone Mill Creek Road (a county main-
tained road having a 60 foot wide right of way):;
thence go S55"49'59"E, along said Northeasterly
right of way boundary line for a distance of 215.60
feet to a point of intersection with the centerline of
Sierra Road for the Point of beginning. From said
Point of Beginning, departing the Northeasterly right
of way boundary line of Stone Mill Creek Road, go
Northerly along the centerline of Sierra Road as fol-
lo6Ws; N33*31'30"W, for a distance of 152.93 feet to a
point of curvature of a curve concave Northwesterly
and having a radius of 225.00 feet; thence
Northeasterly along the arc of a curve to the left
through a central angle of 33*51'50", for an arc
length of 132.98 feet (chord bearing N1655"35"E.
for a distance of 131,06 feet) to a point of tangency.
thence N00*00'00"W, for a distance of 104.61 feet to
a. point of curvature of a curve concave
Southeasterly and having a radius of 275.00 feet;
thence Northeasterly along the arc of a curve to the
right through a central angle of 20*01'17", for an arc
length of 96.10 feet (chord bearing NI000'39"E; for
a distance of 95.61 feet) .to a point of tangency;
thence N20*01'17"E. for a distance of 109.73 feet
and the terminus of said road centerline.
2tc. February 1 and 8. 2001.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Gulf
County Board of County Commissioners will hold a
public hearing to consider adoption of an ordinance
with the following title:
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE
N0.98-16, ENTITLED "AN ORDINANCE
IMPOSING AND LEVYING A 2% TOURIST
DEVELOPMENT TAX: ESTABLISHING A TAX
DISTRICT IN GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA AND
DEFINING THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 125.0104. FLORI-
DA STATUTES* APPROVING THE GULF
COUNTY. FLORIDA TOURIST DEVELOPMENT
COUNCIL'S TOURIST DEVELOPMENT PLAN;
PROVIDING FOR COLLECTION OF SAID TAX;
PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS;
PROVIDING THAT THE TAX SO RAISED OR
COLLECTED SHALL BE USED TO IMPLE-
MENT THE GULF COUNTY TOURIST DEVEL-
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Jan.
23, 2001, entered In Civil Case No. 00-284 of the
Circuit Court of the 14TH Judicial Circuit in and for
SGULF County, Florida, wherein GREENPOINT
CREDIT CORP., *Plaintiff and TIMOTHY RYAN
CLARK are defendantss. I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash. AT'THE FRONT DOOR OF THE
GULF COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 1000
5TH STREET, PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA, at 11:00
a.m.. EST. Feb. 23. 2001. the following described
property as set forth In said Final Judgment, to-wit:
A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN
SECTION 8. TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH. RANGE
8 WEST. GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA; BEING
MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE INTER-,
SECTION OF THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY
S LINE OF MIXON ROAD (60 FOOT R/W)
WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 8. :
Si THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 46 MIN-
UTES 25 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID
S SOUTH LINE 1668.83 FEET; THENCE
NORTH 09 DEGREES I I MINUTES 19
SECONDS EAST 1290.21 FEET: THENCE
NORTH 49 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 55
SECONDS WEST 599 27 FEET;, THENCE
ErORTH 67 DEGREES 3(O MINUTES 18
SECONDS WEST 345.33 FEET THENCE
SOUTH 81 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 30
WEST 209.01 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH
81'DEGREES 02 MINUTES 30 SECONDS,
WEST. 291.92 FEET TO THE EAST RIGHT
OF WAY LINE OF AN UNNAMED ROAD (60
FOOT, R/W); THENCE NORTH 08
DEGREES 57 MINUTES 30 SECONDS
WEST ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY
LINE 50.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 81
S DEGREES 02 MINUTES 30 SECONDS
S EAST. 191.92 FEET;THENCE NORTH 08
S DEGREES 57 MINUTES 3a0 SECONDS
> WEST. 134.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 81
,.. DEGREES 02 MINUTES 30 SECONDS
S EAST. 100.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 08
DEGREES 57 MINUTES 30 SECONDS
EAST. 184.00 FEET TO THE POINT.OF
BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH MOBILE
HOME PERMANENTLY AFFIXED THERE-
ON, YR:'1999. MODEL: HOMES OF MERIT.
VIN: 1296-2657-M01152AAND 1296-2657-:,
IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO
NEED ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING. YOU ARE ENTI-
TLED. AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION
OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT
GULF COUNTY COURTHOUSE CIRCUIT CIVIL 1000
5TH STREET, PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456 WITHIN 2
WORKING DAYS OF 'OLTR RECEIPT OF THIS
'NOTICE OF SALE IF 'OLI ARE HEARING
IMPAIRED C.-,LL 1 800 9558771; IF. YOU ARE ,
%COICE IMPAIRED C-ILL: 1-800-955-8770
DATED at PORT SAINT JOE. Florida. this 23
day of Jan.,2001. .
Douglas C. Birmingham, Clerk_
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF County. Florida
By: /s/-Tonya Knox
ATCORFEY FOR PLAINTIFF
5HAPIRO d FISHI.MAN
BEAUMOCNT BUSINESS CENTER
54;'9 BEAUMONT CF EiNTER BLV\T
BUILDING 8. SUITE 800t
TAMPA, FLORIDA 33634
2tc. February 8 and 15. 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GULF COUNTY
GREENPOIrT CREDIT CORP
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0001-16
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
will receive bid, from any person, company or cor-
poration Interested in providing the following
One (I *- Ford F.550 4x4 Foam.
Truck, or equivalent
Bid price to include delivery arid the acl.er, date
mui be _peilied Liquidatea damages ofS25, 00 per
day will be a sessed for each day goods remain
Specifications ma5 be ubtainea from the Clerk's
Office Gulf County Colunhouse 10XI) Cecil '
Costin, Sr. Blvd.; Room 148. Fort St .Joe FL 32456
* 850) 229 6113
Questlcr.., shouldd ne directed to Souh Gull County
Fire Chief Chuch i Quarnta. t ai501 2 27- 3J23.
Flea- e indicate on the enmelope ihat thi s Is a
SEALED BID and include tnme BID NUMBER.
Bids will be received until Monday, February
1'2, 2001, at 5:00p.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
The Board reserves the right to reflect ary and all
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
By: /s/ Nathan Peters. Jr.. Chairman
Attest: /s/ Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerk
2tc. February 1 and 8. 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT. FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA. IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY.
CASE NO. 00-33CP
o IN PROBATE
IN RE Tne Eutate ol
NATHANIEL D. FOSTER
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
THE ADMrI[NISTRATION of the Estate of
NATHANIEL D F1OSTER deceased. File Number 0'-'
33CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf
County, Florida, Probate EI'.ision the aadr.esi cl'
which is Gulf Counrr' Cou,-tn.ouse. 10I00 Cecil G
Costin Sr l'.d Pon SL Joe FL 324156 The name
and address 01o the Personal Repre.enLtaLse and his
attorney are set forth below.
All Irtere- td percris., are required to file
WTiHIN THREE 13) MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS rNOTICE. (Il All
claims against the e-.ate and 121 an% obieciuon by an
Interested person on whom r, .uce u a3 senred that
challenges the .alidin of the %\till the quAlllicaions
of the Personal RepresernaLilte. ,enue or jurludicuon
of the Court
OPMENT COUNCIL PLAN; PROVIDING A
REPEALER PROVISION FOR THE TAX; PRO-
VIDING FOR A REFERENDUM ELECTION TO
IMPOSE AND LEVY THE TAX; PROVIDING
FOR SEVERABILITY OF ORDINANCE PROVI-
SIONS; ESTABLISHING THE GULF COUNTY
TOURIST DEVELOPMENT TRUST FUND;
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND
REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CON-
FLICT;" TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS
RELATED TO THE LEVYING AND THE
COLLECTION OF TOURIST DEVELOPMENT
TAX; PROVIDING FOR THE ADMINISTRA-
TION OF THE TAX; PROVIDING FOR RECEIV-
ING. KEEPING AND COST OF ADMINISTRA-
TION; PROVIDING FOR .SEVERABILITY AND
AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
'Complete ordinance on file In the
: Clerk's Office *
The public hearing will be held at 6:05 p.m., E.S.T.
on February ,13, 2001 In the County Commissioners'
meeting room In, the Robert M. Moore
Administration Building. Gulf County Courthouse
Complex, In Port St. Joe. Florida.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY- NATHAN PETERS, JR., CHAIRMAN
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM. CLERK
21i:. February I and 8. 20 I1
* Screen Porches
* Pool closures
* Aluminum Handrailing
* Florida Rooms
* Storm Shutters
* PVC Fence
FREE ESTIMATES *FREE ESTIMATES FREE ESTIMATES FREE ESTIMATE.
"Experienced driver? Driving record-clean for three years? You
could get 15% off for excellent behavior. Five years? 25%."
Being in good hands is the only place to be:"
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The City of Wewahitchka Board of Commissioners will
hold a public hearing pn the City of\'ewahitchka
Comprehensive Plan on Monday, February 12, 2001 at
7:00 PM at City Hall, to discuss and possibly act upon
Comprehensive Plan Amendment-Land Use
Element Revision for School Siting
All interested parties may, appear at the meeting to be ';
heard regarding the consideration of the comprehensive
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.
DATE of the first publication of this Notice of
Administration February 8. 2001.
/s/ WILLIAM J. RISH
RISH. GIBSON & SCHOLZ, P.A.
206 E. 4thStreet
P. 0. Box 39
Port St. Joe, Florida 32457
ATrORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
FL BAR NO. 0066806
/s/DAVID FOSTER ,. '
180 Hitching Post Lane .
Wewahltchka, FL 32465
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ,
Itc, February 8. 2001.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE
The Gulf County Board of County Commisslone(s
will receive qualifications from any individual, com-
pany or corporation Interested In a web site devel-
P F Q. ; should include Lhe 1follk.,ine Informauon ( a
* Background and Experience
* Qualific aiuon ;
* Examples of eh page development
Information about the web site development project
may be obtained from the Clerk's Office Gull
County Courthouse. 1000 Costin Blvd. Room 148.
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 (850) 229-6113. .,
Please indicate on the envelope that this 'Is A
SEALED R.F.Q and Include the QUALIFICATION
QuaIiiLcatorin .'ill be' recenea until Monday
February 6 20 ',01 at 5:00 pm E S T. at' the
Office of the Clerk of Circuit Conrt. )OQ0
Coiun B.J 1 rRoorr, 14 Ponrt St Jue FL 32456'
The Board ieer.e intre right to rele.t a n arid all
EC'ARD i:'F CNC'L-UITn COP.i.IiSIO'rJERS
GuLF C'urin TFLC'OD.-
Bi ,%' Nathan PF'ier3. Jr Chairman
Auel- s D.:-ulase C Birmingham Clerk
2t.: Febroar, 8 arid 15 2001
HEARING AID CENTER
618 W. 23rd Street
Top Quality, Name
Brand Hearing Aids
Monthly Service Center
Sr. Citizens Center, PSJ
2rc, Februdry Iand 8, 2001.
jerri Linton, City,'Qeerk