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SIXTY-THIRD YEAR, NUMBER 28
Tiger Sharks Fall to
:Eventual State Champions
Stats, Photos on Page 10A
Smithsonian Exhibit On
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001
Who Owns The
324 Per Copy "
Plus 3< Tax .. .35 .
This Seems To Be the Ongoing Question Before Commission
Display in BIOUntStown This question once again
When? Where? Page IB raised its head during Tuesday's
county commission meeting when
M.B. Fireworks Fundraiser Marilyn Blackwell asked. the
board how they were going to
Tacos Anyone? Page 6A respond to last week's trial ver-
Ladies Golf Assoc. Names dict.
Jerry Gates was found inno-
Champions Who? Page 7A cent of misdemeanor .charges of
ebrity eaders- trespassing and criminal mischief
eb eader- by a Gulf Couinty jury last week.
Colbert, McKeithen Page IB He cut gates leading to St. Joe
Company land in Gulf and
Law Enforcement Activities Calhoun counties and was
City & County on Page '8A charged and taken to court over.
one of the incidents-'Gate 14 off
School News Read Page 3B of Highway 22; the county line
"Classifieds" Pages 6-8B road.
Ss. i. Blackwell told the board that
Worship Opportunities P. 2B the trial proved the road was a
county road and asked what
Testing On Hold
Preliminary plans to do vol-
untary HIV testing in the Gulf
County school system was met
with objections from a group of
parents and has been stopped.
According to Gulf County
Superintendent of Schools Jerry
Kelley, the school board was
approached by the Gulf County
Health Department with the idea
of doing voluntary testing. Bay
BASIC testing and the Gulf
Count' Health Department were
to have been responsible for lthe
testing,, screening, and re- and
During the planning process,'
the school board, principals, and
* ,parent advisory board had sup-
ported the concept of free, volun-
tary HIVtesting, with signed par-
ent permission slips required.
Superintendent Kelley said
the board re-evaluated the pro-
posal after receiving complaints
from parents who were concerned
about the process and tesung
Kelley went onr to say he
hopes the heightened awareness
has brought a new focus to the
HIV virus. "We need increased
education on the subject and to
make it known that testing is
available," he said.
Gulf County Health
Department Director Doug Kent
agreed %ith Kelley. He explained
that a simple non-invasive test is
available to students, free of
charge, at the. Gulf County Health
Department. He said the health
department and staff was simply
being pro-active in efforts. to
address sexually transmitted dis-
"K nowing that HIV positive is
action the board was going to
This statement was countered;
by invited response from Clay
Smallwood, president of St. Joe
Timberland, that the jury verdict
found Gates innocent of the two
counts against him, but did not
declare ownership of roads.
Smallwood went on to say the
company would be glad to discuss
the status of some of the roads
that are closed -with the county
commissioners and would consid-
er opening some roads, if it makes
sense to do so.
Blackwell responded that this
issue would likely come up in
court again. She :also said the
people want the roads opened and
that it was entertainment for peo-
pie to take their children riding on
the dirt roads.
Commissioner Billy Traylor
pointed out that the county did
not have a deed. or easement to
the road. and could not claim it.
He did state that the county had
graded the road at points and
times in the past, but had
stopped several years ago because
of the expense and inconvenience.
in the school system, we felt we "It was more important to me
needed to address it," Kent said. to take that equipment and main-
Much publicity has. been tain roads where people lived," he
given to Gulf County over the past stated.
few years as the health depart- Board Chairman Nathan
ment and school board have been Peters, Jr. asked individual com-
dealing with the designation of nissioners to discuss roads that
having one of the highest teen they were interested in possibly
pregnancy rates in the state. Gulf opening with Smallwood, after
was ranked #1 in the Panhandle opening with Smal ood, after
which he would call a 'special
in teen pregnancy rates, but has meeting to further discuss the
fallen off to H13. Gull has also issue.,
. experienced an alarmingly.-igh.Ci.. .
rate of sexually transmitted dis w oi-h a C ,
eases (STD's) in young people. Wewmmitchka C iy
When these facts are factored Commission Meeting
into data that shows HTV is grow- Commission M. meeting
ing in the rate of transmission in Wewahitchka city commis-
the heterosexual world, health sioners declared several items as
department officials are con- surplus property, during their
cerned prevention efforts being meeting Monday evening and
actively pursued. decided to advertise them for sale.
As Kent pointed out, "Early
detection of the HIX' virus can.
improve the quality and longevity
oflife for infected persons, as well
as limit the transmission of the
disease to other persons.
One of the first things that
School Health Coordinator Regina
Washabaugh explains to students
when talking about the HR'V virus
'is that when a young person
makes the decision to have sexu-
al relations it is like sleeping with
even' person that person has
This inverted' pyramid
extends on to include all the part-
ners of the person who is now
their partner, as well as the part-
(See HIV on Page 3A)
The' items include a, 1978
Jeep,' 1984 Jeep, -Mud Hog, and
stopping machine. Bid requests
for the items will be advertised.
Board members also are con-
sidering a park usage permit for
groups wishing to use city parks.
City Manager Don Minchew sub-
mnutted the proposal which would
help minimize usage conflicts and
allow the city to address liability
issues with groups wishing to use
The board decided to table,
Cathy Simmons was awarded
the board's contt'gt to provide
bookkeeping service for the city.
The board had advertised for a
financial director' and accepted
the proposals offered' by,-
SAfter the meeting, Traylor stated, "We want.any road that (See COUNTY on Page 3A)
From left are Port St. Joe High School Principal Chris Earley, Gulf County Teacher of the Year
Diane McKeithen, and Superintendent of Schools Jerry Kelley.
.Diane McKeithen Gulf's
"'Teacher Of The Year"
Diane. McKeithen, English
and drama instructor at Port St.
Joe High School since the 1998-
1999 school year, is Gulf County's
newly selected ';2002 Teacher of
the Year." McKeithen received the
honor last Tuesday evening at the
Gulf School District Dinner and
The honoree has 22 years of
experience sprinkled among
English, drama, speech. and gift-
ed English from the Bay County
School System. She earned her
Bachelor of Science degree in
.speech and English from Auburn
University and added gifted in
1986 from .t Florida State
McKeithen was selected from
a dedicated field which included
Sherry Herring (Wewahitchka Jr.-
Sr. High School), Esther Taunton
School). Pam Watford (Port St. Joe.
Middle School), and Barbara.
Whitfield (PortSt. Joe Elementary
Each of the individual'
school's 'Teacher of the'Year" was
selected by her fellow faculty,
members, based upon well-estab-
lished criteria which included:
*a superior ability to teach
and communicate knowledge;
*the effective use of relative
*outstanding school and
community involvement; and
S capacity to inspire a love of
learning to all students.
As. a token of appreciation,
the county's "Teacher of the Year"
received $1,000 in addition to a
$75,0 cash award from Burdines
and $500 from the State of
Florida. Each school's winner
received a cash award of $500.
Gulf County Superintendent
of Schools Jerry Kelley gave an
overview of how ,the responsibili-
ties of teachers have changed over
history. He stressed that now a
teacher's role includes AIDS edu-
cation, gun safety, drug educa-
tion, etc., etc.-in addition to
classroom wokk. Teachers have
an "awesome responsibility,"
WJHG-TV NewsChannel 7
personality Neysa Troutt added to
the event as mistress of cere-
monies by not only guiding those
attending through the festivities,
but by bringing special music as a
tribute to teachers.
Her selection for the evening
instructed listeners to never
stop learning, never stop growing,
never stop seeking the brighter
star never stop trying, never
stop reaching, never stop doing
what you can do ... keep yourself
growing your whole life through. .
(See TEACHERS on Page 3A)
These photos, of the. river were taken last Thursday along East River Road in Wewahitchka.
When It Rains, It Pours
When it comes to rain in the Panhandle lately, it seems to have been a feast or famine-drought or flood-
S"situation. Recent rains in the Southeast, produced by severe cold fronts passing through, have given some need-
ed relief to a very parched Mother Earth.
Emergency Management Director Larry Wells reported to Gulf County commissioners at their regular meet-
ing Tuesday that the downpours over the past weeks have caused area rivers to leave their banks temporarily.
ii ii "- -The initial rainfall effected a 20.2' peak in Blountstown last week and a peak level in Wewa late in the week, fol-
S. -lowed by a maximum level in Howard Creek over the weekend. Since that time, the river has fallen off to 16'.
S.Forecasters predict that as a result of the latest storm front crossing Florida, Alabama, and Georgia on
-. ; Monday, the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin water levels will accumulate and peak at 19' in
S- Blountstown today and in Gulf County at the end of the week. However, additional rain which was expected on
.'' ;.' Wednesday evening, or possibly today, could impact those readings.
'.' Wells said, "We're just going to have to watch the amount of rain that falls in the basin." Increases are not
-. .expected to reach an emergency situation.
S. Hopefully, with the spring and summer seasons fast approaching, the ever annoying effects of El Nino, La
S.. Nina, etc. are coming to an end-and we can finally return to normal weather patterns along the Gulf Coast.
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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001 '
HIV Testingh In
Did you know that half of all new HIV infections are
thought to occur in young people? It is also estimated that two
American teenagers are infected with HIV every hour of every
Gulf County is not exempt from this brush with reality.
There are currently HIV positive students in attendance in the
Gulf County school system.
The life or death questions here are how many and is the
infected persons) aware of his/her status. Needless to say,
those who are unaware of their status are by far a much
greater concern than those who know.
Our local school board representatives, principals, parent
advisory council, Gulf County Health Department. and Bay
BASIC testing facilities were courageous in their efforts to
bring free., voluntary (after approval by parent signature) HIV
testing to the local schools.
While it is understandable that parents should be very con-
cerned about the methodology of this process, the only fault of
organizers that I can see is maybe the HIV testing proposal
was a little ahead of its time.
Indeed, after talking with Gulf County Health Department
Director Doug Kent, being pro-active in prevention, awareness,
and .education about HIV is clearly aimed at preventing
Tragedy is exactly what happens when young people make,
bad decisions and contract or spread STD's (sexually trans-
mitted diseases). Clearly one of the worst of those tragedies is
HIV,and ultimately full blown AIDS.
I'm far from an expert. in the field, but the facts are pretty
Persons at high risk are those who are sexually active. The
old adage that when you sleep with a sexually active partner,
it's like sleeping with every partner that the person has had
over the last five to 10 years is frightfully true. Even scarier,
though, is to think that from that day forward a new pyramid
starts with each additional partner.
The Gulf County Health Department has been Very busy
trying to get Gulf County's name off the top billing as #1 in
teen pregnancy and an alarmingly high STI infections rate.
Guess what! The same sexual behavior that created these
problems places"biur teenagers at risk for HIV/AIDS-.--Cduple
these disturbing facts with the thought that it could take five
to 10. years for a person to naturally discover he/she is HIV-
positive. That's when full blown AIDS begins to show up..
One of the worst imaginable nightmares these young peo-
ple could experience would be to find themselves married and
expecting a child one day in the future only to discover a silent
killer has been hiding in their body all these years, and is now
destroying dreams. :
Gulf County Superintendent ,of Schools Jerry Kelley said,
"We are a mirror society-whatever is going on in the world is
going on in the schools, and we don't need to bury our,heads
in the sand."
01' Jerry's right. In fact, when we act like an ostrich, and
Stick our heads in the sand, we are not only blind, deaf, and
dumb; but we could also be accused of thinking with the high-
,est patr-f.of our anatomy left protruding in the air.
New drugs and treatment techniques make the early detec-
tion of the HIV virus \very' important. Hopefully. any issues pre-
venting voluntary testing can be worked out in conjunction
with education and greater awareness of the dangers of the
: I don't know much about wed-
dings. I admit that right up front.'1'
have seen a few in my day. I was,
even in one a long time ago. But.
my nuptial education is on the rise
since Josh and Lindsey
announced their engagement anp
forthcoming marriage this sum-
I bet you didn't know the
Hunker Down With KeIs' I-Jb
Going Whole Hog....
om's father has to pay for the "Son. I figure about four dol- Joe and Mabel's Tenth Street"
hearsal dinner! Listen, why lars a plate .. and try not to Dell. They've got a jukebox! And I
would I care what everybody is invite more than twelve people." love those red and white checked
ting the night before .I nIcouldn't tell if the dead tablecloths .
Josh called, "Daddy. what is
the limit we can spend on the din-
This is my oldest son and my
first wedding. I thought long and
hard on this one. I wanted to do
the right thing-be the kind of dad
my son could love and respect.
Plus, I certainly didn't want to, in
any way, by any action, cast any
aspersions on my future daughter -
in-law or her family. It was time for
me to be my, cheery, gracious,
silence on the other end was out of
deep gratitude or immeasurable
You know kids.
One look at my wife and I had
a clue .
"We" decided the happy couple
should look around Nashville to
see if they could find a suitable
place. Every time they call to
report on rehearsal dinner possi-
'bilities, two words keep leaping out
at me-country club!.
I'm thinking more in the line of
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You know how stuffy some
places can be! I ain't paying 85.50
a throw for a half ounce piece of
raw fish. Not in this lifetime! And I
don't want any cold roast beef and
pale green beans either. This ain't
a sales promotion meeting And I'
want my money to pay for the foodi '
I don't give a whistling fig about"
decor, three pronged salad forks '6r'
I've been, wondering here lately
if we just couldn't do one of those
covered dish things. They always
seem to work out. We. could let'
everyone bring something tiie.,
like-plus enough for a couple of
extras! Or we could get real orga-'
nized and let the groomsmen be in'
charge of the meat, the bndes-
maids could handle the vegetabless,
the flower girl could whip up sotne
dessert, the mother of the bride
could bring some plate's and silver-'
ware . .. .
I heed'to sit the engaged cou-
ple down and explain to them that-
'practicality" starts' the; night'
before the wedding. '
Plus, I've really been thinking
about this. The bnde doesn't heed
to "tanktip" on Friday night and-
then expect that gown to accentu-
ate her natural beauty o-n-
Saturday! You 'know: you can get
nervous and eat a lot .more than'
you should! Wewant everything to
fit. like. it's supposed to when the.
music starts. And for, goodness.
sakes, ..we don't want. anything
busting loose on the way down the
In the interest f public safety,
maybe we should have a broccoli
' stick and a glass of carrot juice
.... and call it a night. I'm looking at
.' the overall picture here folks!
And I'm open for suggestions.
Leon, is trying to help. He
"* passed on what I thought was a,.
wonderful idea to the blissful cou-
ple. He told them that C. C.'s Pizza
would let you put-up balloons for
free. ,-:.,-. ; "- ",: i,,.
A fnendhof nine suggested I
give them set amount for the din-
ner. Say, one thousand dollars;
maybe fifteen hundred .... then,
let them keep any of it they don't
spend on the evening.
He allowed as hbw they would-
be a lot more careful in picking
and choosing when it was now
"their" money they were spending.
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The only thing I didn't liki
.4 about his plan was that part abdut
the one thousand dollars .. q'
I went, to see Paul Gant. Me
and Paul practically .grew up
together. And he's barbequed foi a
few gatherings; over the years,
"Paul, how would you like to, caier
my son's, rehearsal dinner?" ,,-
"Sure, where's it going to be."
'That won't be any problem.,
When do you want to leave?"
(See KESLEY;ON PAGE. 3)
Spring Days Can't Be Far B yond the Bloomning Azaleas!
I NOTICED THE other day \" AZALEAS WERE everywhere. miles to the north of Perry, didn't Perry society.,
that the azaleas are beginning to Of course, the grounds of the New generate as much excitement over
bloom-a sure sign that spring is ETA I I PerHotel were chock full'of the azale as did Perry.
either here or just around the .; flowering shrub.: Macon was a. beautiful town I DON'T KNOW HOW it is
corner. It couldn't be too soon for The men folks of Perry were in those days, too, with its abun- now. Perry, like most other small
I I I II ____- h-nm n onj i ato0. J 1 'a la e cit
The blooming azaleas remind-
ed me of long ago-50 years ago.
I was.. working in. Perry,,
Georgia and azalea-blooming time
This town went bonkers when
azalea season came around.
Everyone joins in their annual
"Azalea Festival"-men and
women alike, big shots, common
folks, everyone. .They all had their
entries to the "Festval." .
Even 'Henryn the printer"'
:where I worked, had an entry.
The former owner, the Hodges
family, had just sold the paper to
.Cooper Ethridge, who put in its
first Linotype machine and hired
me to operate it. Up until that
time, the paper .had its type
"hand-set" for its 100 years of
Henry Powell had done all the
Henry was an upper middle-
aged bachelor who lived by him-
self in a small house behind the
New. Perry Hotel. He always wore:
a pair of blue serge pants.
SHe was crusty, to say the
PERRY' BILLED ITSELF as
the "Azalea Capital of the South"
and wasn't bragging a bit. It was
a typical small southern town in
those days; but it was a beautiful
small southern town.
There were azaleas growing
' everywhere-huge azaleas. '
The center of these azalea
shows was the New Perry Hotell
They did it up brown, with tea
parties, open house observances'.
and vying for prizes.
; Perry was not only a beautiful
town, but it was an old town. witfiH
its strata .of society. Its people
'were the U.S. senators, the state
senators, and the lead peach pro'
ducers of'the state. Sam Nunnl.
who recently retired from the U.S.
Senate, was the son of a Perr'
family who had been there for
They all joined in the azalea
just as concerned with and proud
of their azaleas, camellias, and
laponicas as the women were and
joined in the festival just as
Like I say, everything else
came to a stand-still, when the
azaleas began to bloom.
The town didn't have much
else to get excited about in those'
days. Oh, they'd have a small
rumble of apprehension roll
through the town w%'hen somebody
would bring in the first cotton
blossom, but that Involved only
the person who had produced the
blossom. The first, ripe peaches
would cause, 'stir, and the first,
But, nothing stirred things .
up like the first azalea blooms!
EVEN MACON, SOME 30
dance .01of azaleas. Even the
Methodist Church, which sat on a
hill on Vineville Ayenue and was
covered with ivy vines and had its'
grounds saturated with azaleas,
didn't create as much interest as
Perry's "Azalea Show."
Azaleas were everywhere: the
courthouse square, the funeral
home, every home and, of course,
the New Perry Hotel. .
Highway. 41 ran through the
middle of Perry and was the main
route from Chicago to South,
Florida, so the people of Perry
went after that tourist dollar with
their mighty displays of azaleas,
camellias, and japonicas.
If you weren't especially fond
of these three flowering shrubs,
or weren't on "talking" terms with
the different strains available,
you weren't exactly acceptable in
towns, Ias grown into a yLcu .Ly
now with the coming of the inter-
state.. Where there used to be
about 18 miles of farmland
between Perry and' Warner
Robins; there is now n6ne! The
two meet, at some point.
But I wonder if Perry has
maintained that small town
atmosphere? I wonder If it-is still
as interested in azalea, camellia
and japonica blooms. asAit once
The .shrubs give there all at
springtime. Some pf them bloom
so profusely that they appear as
one huge bloom, rather than a
riot of separate blooms.
They have begun 'to put in
their appearance here, around
Port St. Joe. Have you noticed?
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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.
St. Joseph Bay',
Time Ht. .Time
1:50 a.m. L 40.3 3:35ip.m'. H
2:5.0 a,m. L -0.3 4:37 pm. H
3:47 a.m. L -0.3 5:42p.m. H
4:41 a.m. L. -0.2 6:46 p.m. H
5:30 a.m. L ,-0.2 7:47pm. H
6:124 a.m. L -0.1 ,8:43 p.m H
6:45 a.m. L'. 0.0 9:36p.m. H
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001 i'AE
belongs to the county opened and
we will fight to make sure it stays
.. But, to date, the county has
not discovered documentation of
deeds or easements that identify
the roads as county roads.
One of the items pointed out
in earlier articles in The Star con-
cerning the roads is that. just
because a property owner allowed
the roads to be used, they do not
necessarily become county-owned
or public roads.
I St. Joe Company land
description records indicate that
roads in question are included on
their land ownership and tax
In Other Business
*The board agreed .to adver-
tise. for renovation work to be
dbre on the Gulf County Jail as
s4op as the final.architectural
plans are complete. The jail is in
dire'need of major renovations
which will cost between $200,000
and $250,000 to complete.
'.*Attorney Tim. McFarland
reported that the sludge being
dumped off of Highway 22 west of
Wewahitchka was' being 'done
legally. The, only, recourse' the.
county might have is to look at
-4 the .possibility that. that smell vio-'
1 plates the county's nuisance ordi-
*-The Department of
Environmental Protection has
permitted the dumping.
-*Unanimously agreed to pass
a..-revision to :the cou;ity's sign,
ordinance and cable. television
franchise ordinance. m.. .e
*Board decided to move 'for-
ward with, the :hiring of two tem--
porary mosquito spraying workers
and purchase spraying .chemi-
*Joe Bearden, (Public Works
Superintendent) told. the board
that he had met with the; dog fly
spraying, folks and the program.
appears to be back on= track.
*Heard' from Elmo Sander
(From Page 2)
'I likeit already! There ain't
nothing better than a friend with
rolling barbeque wagon! "But first,
Paul, let's talk about your family
rates. ." .
'Iigiflt see rallittle llgfit'at'the"
end of this tunnel. We could u6se
paper' plates. And hplhstic forks.
And shoot; we won't even need
them-they're just going to eat
9 those barbequed ribs with their
I, heard the bride-elect 'say
something about semi-formal
and/or tea-length dresses. That
ought to fit nght in. Semi-formal
means blue jeans (I think), and lis-
ten, we ain't going to have bar-
begue without all the sweetened
up tea you can drink!
We'll .find a roadside park'or
an empty baseball field and light
thfi fire. And 'since, it is my first
born, I'll'emen back up a little on
that atniosphere thitig. We'll open
the truck door and throw, in a
Conway' Twitty CD to add a little
down home flavor to the ,prqceed-
ings .'. .
You can't be more altruistic
Than that! : :
I believe I've got this thing
worked out. "Course; I'm not going
to- celebrate too early. After all,
they picked September 1, 2001, for
this blessed event. That abbrev-i-
ates, out to 9-.1-1. I'm telling you.
there could be an omen there
somewhere! The good news is,
we've got the number to call if any-
thing goes haywire. ....
S; : Respectfully,,
S. r Kes
From Page 1
about the inclusion of manatees
in the St. Joseph Bay Boaters
guide. Sander voiced his fears
that this might create harsh boat-
ing standards if the state decided
to regulate the bay.
Ann Harvey (of St. Joseph
State Park) told the board that the
intent of the guide was to help vis-
itors to the area. know their way
around the bay without damaging
She suggested the board
invite St. Joseph Bay Aquatic
Preserve Manager Tammy
Summers to discuss the publica-
*The board decided to go out
for bids to construct a boat ramp
at Highland View as requested by
Commissioner Carl Fox.
*Agreed to install an "800"
phone line to the County
Extension Office in Wewahitchka
to eliminate the 254t charge to
caller. The motion was made by
Commissioner Jerry Barnes.
Career Development Center Opens Doors
Contractors dredging the boat basin at Frank Pate, Jr. Park.
Boat Launch Work
Under Way At Park
Work on the public boat ramp
at Frank Pate Jr. Park is under-
way. The scope of activity calls for
some rather dramatic measures
4s the basin is dammed up and
pumped dry for work to be done.:
This process has stretched
the job beyond expectations as
the bulkhead and pumping
requirements produced more:
work than expected. Silt in the
boat basin caused the bulkhead
ners of the partners ot the part-
hfers, etc.. etc...
In a recently conducted
health department survey of local
high schools. 35%o of students
responded that they were sexual-
ly active, according to Kent. He
went on to stress that if a person
is sexually active, then they need
to be tested for the HIV virus.
: Both Kent and Superinten-
dent- Kelley understand, the
concerns of parents who are fear-
ful about the stigmatism and con-
fidentiality factors involved in
being tested for HI-V.
Kent encouraged students at
risk to come to the Gulf County
Health Department for free test-
ing. Adults can also be tested for
a minimum charge of S20 per
One of the scarier statistics
presented by Washabaugh is that
one in 10 residents of South
Africa is HIV positive and as a
-result more people will die from
AIDS in that country alone than
died during the entire Holocaust
in World War II.
Other HIV/AIDS Information ,
*Half of all new HTV infections
are thought to occur in young
people. It is estimated that two
American teenagers are infected
with HIV every hour of every day .
*More than 123,000 young
adults in the U.S have developed
AIDS in their twenties. The delay
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(dam) to fall and a sand dam had
to be built in front of it.
A new concrete boat ramp.
pilings for the launching dock.
and dredging the basin will take
place while the dam is in place. It
will likely be another one to two
v weeks before this process is com-
plete. The deadline for the project
is March 16th. A few weather
days will extend the official pro-
jected completion date slightly.
From Page 1
between .HIV infection and. the
onset of AIDS means that most of
these were infected with HIV as
teenagers whi-ule in middle and
*As of August 1997.the total
Number of teens and adults from
Florida with AIDS was 62,020
(greater than the number of cases
*Florida is ranked #3 in AIDS
cases in the U.S.. and #2 in pedi-
atric AIDS cases (under 13 years
During the evening's dinner,
attendees enjoyed \viewing a video
presentation featuring "Teacher of
the Year" selections for this year,
Sas well as a look back at Gulfs
honored educators from past
The family of Grandma Peak
would like to express their deep-
est gratitude for all the visits,
food, cards, flowers, Bibles, and
prayers during this time of loss.
Also a special thanks to Dr. Mini-
at' and nurses at Gulf Pines Hos-
pital, Dr. Tom'Curry. NHC Home
Health Clinic and all the doctors
and' nurses at GuIf Pines H6spi-
tal. May God bless you all.
Earl and Melba Peak
Jerry andcCarolyn Peak
Carolyn and Tommy Williams
-'"The new'Career Development
Cefiter grand opening attended by
Mayor Pate, Shirley Ramsey. pres-
ident of the Chamber of.
Cprnmerce, Stacy, Larkin, Career
Development Coordinator, and
.'- Jane Flowers, Director of Goodwill ,
Industries for the Gulf Coast divi- ,
sion was a smashing success.
Goodwill's Career Develop- ,
ment Center opened its new
White Elephant Sale
The St. Joseph Bay Humane-'
, Society will be hosting its annual
White elephant sale on Saturday.
April 28. There will also be a bake
sale as well as hamburgers, hot
dogs. and dnnks being sold.
All proceeds are to benefit the
humane society with their
endeavor to build a new facility
and to house the animals.
This year's event is to be held
at Crystal Sands Realty, located at.
1602 Highway 98 in Mexico
Any and all donations are wel'-
come. Please call Carolyn Lee at
227-7331 or VickJe Davis at 229-
124 1. or any humane society:
Success Center in Port St. Joe's
Goodwill store on March 9th; The
Success Center will be working
with a grant funded by the Welfare
Transition Program. The program
is designed to help clients receiv-
ing' public assistance gain job
skills and enable them to become
Roxanne Fox is the career
manager at the new center and
she is looking forward to working
with many of the citizens of Port
St. Joe. Their progress' is what
truly makes this program a suc-
The center expresses thanks
,to all the merchants who donated
refreshments, their' time, and
'their goodwill. '
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Child Development Pick a puppy at the pound!
Holds Open House mebdyPlease Give UsA Break
North Florida Child Develop- :Someo0 rIeaseV'S e
ment, inc. would like to annoiIIUnce
their Open House held at the
South Gulf County Early Child-
hood Development Center Ir
-'Highland View. It will be held oh,
Monday, April 2 from 10:00 a.m..
to 3:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome
These five cuties, along with
others at the Humane Society,
need a- break, from the' pound.
May he y could help., ,:
-, rAt. present. the humane soci-
ety has five red pups, four months,
old; one red full blooded, male
chow 'chow, one year old; one
three month old male dachshund
mrruix: two small black pups: three
large male labs: one cream and
one white mixed akita: 13 month
old yellow lab puppy, one very
long haired, white. male cat with
-,blue eves: one- creamed. colored,
.,,hort hairedpaleacat; two bobtail
kitten; one fill grown tabby cat:
and one teenage 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
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Help round-up the following
notorious Household Hazardous Wastes
PAINT OIL SOLVENT
And gang members Fuel, Batteries, Antifreeze, Lead,
Arsenic, Silver, Cleaners, Fluorescent Lamps,
Mercury Containing Devices, Pesticides,
(and other pollutants).
If you find these villains hiding out in your home round them up and bring 'em in.
Gulf County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
March 24 Gulf County Courthouse
9 AM 3 PM Eastern Time
Due to Hazardous Nature of Certain Components in Home Computers, We Will be Accepting Old
Computer Hardware including Processors, Monitors, Keyboards, Printers, Scanners, etc.
CESQG waste accepted at a reduced rate.
Not accepted: pressurized cylinders, explosives, biohazardous or radioactive materials.
Put Hazardous Waste in its place. Keep Gulf County Beautiful!
For more information, please call the Gulf County Solid Waste Department at 850-227-3696.
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001
Jennifer Coogle and Jason White Unite In
Jennifer Jill Coogle and
Christopher Jason White were
united in marriage at 7:00 p.m.,
Saturday, October 4, at the Mount
Zion-Saint Luke Lutheran Church
in Oglethrope, Georgia.
Reverend William Hurdle,
uncle of the bride, and Reverend
-: Bob Wolfort performed the double
The bride is the daughter of
George Herbert Coogle, Jr. of
Perry, Georgia and Connie Adams
Coogle of Cordele, Georgia. The
groom is the son of Susan White
of Port St. Joe.
Given in marriage by her
father, the'"bride wore a beautiful
gown of white silk faille designed
for her by Christos of New York.
The fitted, sleeveless bodice
featured a square neckline with
beaded braid bordering on both
sides of the straps and continuing
down the front of the beautiful,
full split skirt. This split-inset
skirt was bordered not only with
braid, but also with Venice lace
scrollwork down the front and the
entire hemline. The back of the
skirt had inverted pleats which
fell -gracefully into a chapel-length
The bride's headpiece was
custom made for her by Mayra of
Atlanta and consisted of a twisted
band of pearls and crystals. From
this band a double layer of white
illusion bordered with white satin
cording swept over the length of
She carried a bouquet of red
roses mixed with purple static tied
with organza satin trim ribbon.
Lisa Jones of Montezuma,
Georgia was her sisters matron of
honor. Brilesmaids were Carolyn
Glaze of Powder Springs. Georgia,
Kerri Bennett of Atlanta, Georgia,
Mary. Blanchard 'of Metter,
Georgia, and Shari Teets of
Crofton, Maryland. They: were
gowned alike in a black two piece
dress featuring a sleeveless bodice
and a fitted floor length skirt.
They carried bouquets of red
roses, purple static and babies
breath tied'with a satin ribbon.
Dr. John Chadwick Nance
Dr. Debbie Anne Barrett
Final Wedding Plans
Marion Hagel of Mt. Washing-
ton, Kentucky would I like to
announce the engagement and
approaching marriage of her
daughter, Debbie Anne Barrett to
John Chad\\ick Nance son of Mr.
and Mrs. Da\id Nance of Fortson.
Georgia and Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Dalton of Slocomb. Alabama. He
is the grandson of Ralph Nance
and the late Ruth Nance of Port
Debbie graduated from
Auburn School of Veterinarian.
lMedicine last June and is
employed at Southland Vetennary
Clinic as a vetennanan.
Chad graduated from Auburn
School ol Veterinarian Medicine in
June 1997 and. is self-employed
at the Animal Hospital of
Nicholasille.as a veterinarian.
The wedding will take place at
My 'Old Kentucky Home State
Park in Bardstown, Kentucky on
"In Memory of Our Mother"
SARAH F. (Fannie)
June 4, 1921 March 12, 2000
May you always walk in sunshine,
and God's love around you flow,
for the happiness you gave us,
no one will ever know.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you did not go alone,
A part of us went with you,
The day God called you home..
A million times we've needed you,
A million times we've cried,
If love could only have saved you,
You never would have died.
We Miss You.
We Love You.
Robert, Ann; Eddie
Olivia White of Woodstock,
Georgia, cousin of the groom, was
the flower girl. She carried a white
satin trimmed basket filled with
Norton Arrant of Brentwood,
Tennessee was the best man.
Groomsmen were Brad Buzzett of
Tampa, Brian Lemieux of Panama
City, Chad Arrant of Hoover,
Alabama and Trey Coogle, brother
of the bride of Atlanta, Georgia.
Ushers were Wes Jones of
Montezuma and Tom Coogle of
Americus, Georgia. They distrib-
uted programs designed by the
bride's aunt, Gail Coogle.
Trey Humphrey of Port Saint
Joe, cousin of the groom, was the
ring bearer. He was attired like.
the groomsmen and ushers in for-
mal evening wear.
Wedding music was presented
by Ray Gwynes, organist, of
Americus, Georgia and Ansleigh
Felker, vocalist of Montezuma,
A program of classical and
religious selections was pre-
sented. The grandmothers were'
seated to "In Faith I Quiet Wait"
by Bach. The mothers were seated
to "Thou Shalt Bring Them In" by
Handel. Following the chiming of
the hour, Felker sang "Surely the
Presence" by Davis.
The wedding party entered to
"The Wedding Processional From
The Sound of Music" by Richard
Rodgers. The bride and her father
entered to 'Trumpet Voluntary" by
Purcell. "The Lord's Prayer" by
Malotte was surig by Mrs. Felker.
"Psalms XVIII" by Marcello was
played for the recessional.
The mother of the bride wore
a formal two piece cream gown of
silk featuring a beaded bodice and
topped with a beaded jacket with
short scalloped sleeves. She also
wore a corsage of white roses.
The mother of the groom wore
a formal gown of royal blue silk
chiffon -topped with a bolero
jacket. She also wore corsage of
The wedding was directed by
. Joyce .Liggin of Montezuma,
The reception immediately fol-
lowed ai the McKenzie Nlemorial
Country Club in Montezuma.
Christy Coogle of Athens,
Georgia anA Kelly Gerrard of
Atlanta, Georgia served the bride's
cake. Serving the groom's cake
were Leslie White of Port Saint Joe
and Casey White of Pensacola.
Bird seed bags were given out
by Calley Coogle.---Caroline
Simmons both of Oglethrope,
Chlnstian Ligin and Taylor Liggifi
.both ol' Srmthille. Georgia.
Silk Smooth directed by
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Jason W
Anthony English played music for' Sa-int Joe.
dancing and listening throughout Hostesses we:
the night. I Deborah Bru
The mother of the groom-' Costin, Carol
hosted the rehearsal dinner at the' Handley, MvT
Langston House& at The' Lawrence, Jan
'Henderson Village in Perry, Pierce, Jane
Geogia the evening preceding the Stephens, and
wedding. A White Bi
Lisa Jones hosted a luncheon given at First
at her home the day of the wed-, Port Saint Joe,
ding. Kerri Ben
Following a trip to Montego Glaze were th
'Bay, Jamaica the couple is resid- bridal shower
ing in Panama City. Atlanta, Septer
The bride is a territory man- A hambuq
ager with Cameron Ashley given by Mr.
Building Products in Panama and Mr. and M
City. The, groom is an attorney the beach hoi
with McConnoughhay. Duffy, September 22.
Coonrod. Pope and WVeaver. PA in
,.' A 'round the clock shower DQ Ojt
was.~given by Mr. and Mrs. Scot PIZE
SimmonsIand Mr. and Mrs. Bill PRIZES!
Souter at the home of the former,
May 6. .
A calling shower was given at
the First Baptist Church of Port
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A kitchen and bath shower
was given September 23 at the
home of Peggy Burkett. Other
hostesses were Ida Garret, Kelly
Ramsey, and Candice Upchurch.
A low country boil was given
September 30 by Mr. and Mrs
John Coogle, Helen Reynolds, Mr.
and Mrs Billy Easterlin, Mr. and
Mrs. Jimmy Lester, Mr. and Mrs.
Marshall Wooten, Mr. and Mrs.
Rickey Haugabook, Mr. and Mrs.
Larry Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy
Trask, Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Haugabook, Mr. and Mrs. Mack
McCarty and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy
(See WEDDING on Page 5)
The Gulf County
Council is now accept-
ing funding requests for
the 2001-2002 fiscal
Request forms may
be picked up at the TDC
office (Robert'M. Moore
Ad ministrati v'e
Building) or you may
call Paula at 229-780Q.
All requests need to be
turned in prior to April
2, 2001 by 5:00 p.m.
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001 PAGE 5A
The Wewahitchka Woman's
Club will be hosting its second
annual pancake breakfast on
Saturday, March 17th at Maxine's
Restaurant in Wewahitchka.
There will be two seatings.
The first will begin at 8:00 a.m.;
and the second at 9:30 a.m. The
menu will be pancakes, bacon, 'or
sausage,' coffee and orange juice.
all for a.donation of $5 for adults
and $4 for children.
Tickets .are available from any
club member, at Maxine's
Restaurant and can also be pur-
chased at the door.
All proceeds from the ibreak-
fast are for the Woman's Club
4 St. Par J Js'
7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on MIARCH17, 2001
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1 11W iha 8oS. a mBeach*. (80) 47-92
Tirah Jeanine Hami 4L- Derrick LaRue Chitty
April Wedding Plc
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Doris and -Sam Gibbs of Derrell and Margaret
Eastpoint and,.,Billy Hamm of' Port St. Joe. .
Apalachicola ;,are pleased to The bride-elect is a
announce the engagement and of Apalachicola High Sc
forthcoming marriage of their ,- is employed, ,by the
daughter, Tirah)Jeanine Hamm to,,. County School Sy
Derrick LaRue. ChIttV, son of Apalachicola High Schoi
Her fiance is a graduate u,
Port St. Joe-,High School.: He is
employed by AmeriGas in
An April 7th wedding is
planned for,6:Q0 p.m. at the First
Baptist Church of Apalachicola.
All friends, and relatives are
invited to attend. :
I S YEARS EXU-.
Fhy Ale"js Peters and Elbert
Randolph Hackney were married
recently in Dansford Chapel at.
Morehouse College in Atlanta,
Georgia. Reverend George Thomas
- officiated the private ceremony. ,
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Damon P Peters, Jr.
of Port St. Joe. The groom is the
son of Gertrude P. Hackney and
the late Dr. Richard C. Hackney o6f
Atlanta. Georgia. .
The maid of honor was the
bride's sister. Darlvynn P. Lewis,
Final Wedding Plans
Michael Bouington and Patty
Fuentes announce their final wed-
ding plans set for Saturday,
March 17, at 3:00 p.m.
S'The ceremony will be held at
"-St. Patrick Catholic Church in
Apalachicola. All relatives and
fnends are invited to attend.
of New York City and the best man
was the groom's brother, Richard
C. Hackney, Jr. of Ellicott City,
The bride -is a graduate of
Marv lawn of the Oranges in
South Orange, New Jersey, and
Spelman College in Atlanta,
Georgia. She received her Master
of Arts from Eastern Michigan
University. Ypsilanti. Michigan.
She was the portfolio manager at
the Community Builders. Inc. for
their Philadelphia region.
':' The groom is a graduate of
Worcester Academy in Worcester.
Massachusetts and Morehouse
College in Atlanta. Georgia. He
received his Master of Science
from Georgia Institute of
Technology and his Doctor of
Jurisprudence from the
University of Georgia School of
Law. He is the Director of Legal
Services at the State Merit System
of: Personnel Administration in
*.... :The couple now reside in East
(froi Page 4A)
Coogle at the home of the former.
A bird seed bag party was
given by Barbara Scovill and Billie
Slaton October 1 at the Mount
Zion Saint-Luke Lutheran
: A postnuptial oyster party
was given by Mr. and Mrs. George
Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Rex
Buzzett and Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Taylor-at the home of the Former
November 24, .
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Look Who's Nine!
Rakeem Quinn will be cele-
brating his ninth birthday with
his family and friends on Sunday,
March 18th. Rakeem is the son of
Marchell Gathers and Sandy
Quinn, Jr., and the grandson of
Carolyn Sims and Thomas Sims,
Sr, Vanessa Whitley and Mr. and
Mrs. Sandy Quinn, Sr.
The Caswell family would like
to express their appreciation to
everyone for the many acts of
kindness following Matthew's
injury. For those who assisted
them at the park and during the
following hours they are greatly
appreciated. A special thank you
to Dr. Dusty May, Duane McFar-
.land, and Danny Tankersley. The
prayers that went up immediately
following the accident, all the
calls, cards, and visits helped not
only get through this difficult
time, but has been uplifting spiri-
tually as well. Please continue to
pray for his recovery in the days
and weeks ahead.
Buddy, and Rhonda Caswell
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New Fall Hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 12-8 p.m.,
Friday -Saturday: 12-9 p.m., Closed Sunday & Monday
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001
Cindy's Darlin' Dolls Rewarded
Cindy's Darlin' Dolls recently held their annual recital at Port St. Joe Elementary School. After,
an introduction of each student routines were performed in baton and cheerleading. At the con-,
clusion of the recital each participants received a trophy for all his/her hard work and a job well,
Front row, left to right, are: Caitlyn Thursbay, Brandi Barnes, Brittnee Peak, Kaley Wilder, and'
Sophie Adsit; second row, Briana Thomas, Rachel Tullis, Julia Scheffer, Samantha Nicodemus, and
Sylvia Sheline; third row, Davida Odom, Evan Brumbaugh, Megan Gannon, Melanie Powell, Raven.
Harris, Nickolas Scheffer, and Cindy Belin; back row Ashley Robinson, Caitlin Rich, Michelle
Hendricks, and Shelby Scheffer.
Taco Dinner to
Raise Funds for
On Monday, March 19th,
from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., CT,
Special Events for Mexico Beach,
Inc. will hold the third in a series
of fund-raisers for the city's
Fourth of July fireworks.
The fund-raiser, a taco din-
ner, will be hosted by Ocean
Breeze Lodge of Mexico Beach and
will be held at the Mexico Beach
Tickets are currently on sale
at various locations, as well as the
Mexico Beach Visitor Information
Center. The meal will include
three tacos; dessert, and a bever-
age. The cost per plate will be $5
and may be purchased at the
All proceeds will go to Mexico
Beach's Fourth of July Fireworks
Extravaganza, known through
'Northwest Florida as the 'Best
Blast on the Beach!" For tickets
and additional information,
please call 648-8196. Thank you
in advance for your appetite and
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commented: "We have sold
almost a half million Gas Savers.
To our surprise, as many people
buy the Gas Saver ;because it
extends engine life (by cleaning
out the abrasive carbon deposits)
as buy it to increase gas mileage
or raise octane."
For further information call:
Marjorie Lee and Benjamin Carona
,;from the Sunpath Unit..
Fat Tuesday, A
Mardi Gras. Fat Tuesday was
celebrated at SunBridge Bay St.
Joseph in a big way. ,
A little taste of gumbo made
by the director of nurses. Joanne
NMurphy. was a taste to remember
sold right outside her office door.
This endeavor scooped up a quick
S28 to go toward the American
Cancer Society's Relay For Life
team, The Bay St. Joe Care
Bears." Murphy who is herself a
cancer survivor said,. "It was,
.gumbo made from the heart, and
besides, NMardi Gras time is a time
of fun and happiness, something
'we enjoy providing for .our resi-
No Mardi Gras is complete
without a king and queen and the
care center had two of each. On
station one they were, Eileen
Stevens as queen,, and Fredrick
Maynard as king. They led the
parade of wheel chairs and walk-
ers through. the facility decorated
with colorful balloons, masks,
streamers, and of course beads.
On the Sun Path Unit,
Marjorie Lee was crowned queen
and Benjamin Carona was
A decorating contest was con-
ducted to select the best nurses
station. It was a: hard decision
*because both stations were so
closely decorated, but thanks to
Sharon Tharpe at Port Side
Trading and Sharon Miller, R.N.,
.the nursing instructor from Gulf
Coast ,Community College, they
selected the Sun Path Unit.
We helped John Dixon 's
business set sail.
As well as his community.
John Dixon was already an aquatic engineer with a passion for
snorkeling and scuba diving, but he also wanted to build and
maintain the world's'most stable high-tech "S1A I TH" design
cruise ships. He knew' the secret to ii.a ,'ng these dive cruisers
small and intimate without sacrificing the smooth, steady feel
of a large ocean liner. Capital City Bank fg.:.e /u,' .i loan for
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Ladies Golf Association
The St. Joseph's Bay Country
Club Ladies' Golf Association held
i, ts tournament of champions on
'March 7 and 8-two really nice
days of golf. A gross club cham-
pion and a net club champion
Pat Anema repeated her win
of last year and was again named
medalist champion with a gross
score of 171. She received a beau-
tiful bouquet of red roses and a
new golf bag. Pat's name will be
engraved on the ladies' golf cham-
Barbara McQuinn was named
club handicap champion with a
net score of 127. She also received
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beautiful bouquet of red roses Gearhart, 145; and fourth low net,
a new golf bag. Barbara's Inra Morbitzer, 148 .
ie will be engraved on the First Flight Winners:
es handicap trophy. First low net, Mary Helen
Pat Gearhart was named Renfro, 134; second low net,
tng champion for the second Helen Prophater, 135; third low
ting champion for the second nrt, connie Wensel, 143; and
with a low putts of 56 for the urth low net Iris l 3; cDougad
day tournament (she 145.h low net Irs McDougald.
roved 2 putts over last year.) 45. '
name will be inscribed on the Second Flight Winners:
n Atchison award trophy. First low net; Catherine
Pat Anema. Barb McQuinn. Ranew. 140: second low net,
Pat Gearhart received repli- Margaret Whitney-Smith. 143.
of their trophies for display in third low net. Glenda Rosasco.
r homes. 144: and four low net. Ann
nners In The Championship
Flight Are: The president of the board of
First low net. NMyong Kelly directors of the St. Joseph's Bay
3): second low net. Margie Country Club. Bo Pearce. congrat-
er. 143: third low net Pat Lilated the ladies on a great tour-
riament and particularly, Pat
.knema and Barb McQuinn on
lheir wins. as well as all the win-
SThe club greens keeper. Cal
Pettie, presented the champions
with an additional pnrize-several
,golf balls each. He also presented
Sthe high gross %inner. Geri
RcCarthy, with several golf balls
and encouraged her to continue
A wonderful luncheon of hot
chicken salad casserole was
served during the award cere-
monies. The dining room was dec-
orated beau if IN' with balloons
and colorfully designed gift bags
I -by Connie Wensel. Norma Allgood,
and Nlak Helen Renfro. Special
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Pat Anema (left) and Barbara McQuinn (right).
Corned Beef & Cabbage On St. Patty's Day
VFW' Post t 10069 will be
serving corned beef and cabbage
on Saturday. March 17th at the
John C. Gainous VFTV Post in
Jessie Ball duPont Helped Community
by Amy Shackleford
The Jessie Ball duPont Foun-
dation, community religious
affairs program. significantly
helped several people to attend
events affecting our community.
These religious, educational. eco-
housing, and youth enpreneunal
workshops are designed to
address the needs of the total per-
son. Its primary purpose is to bet-
ter the living conditions in our
community from all aspects.
The convenience and luxury
of the 15 passenger vans funded
by the foundation tremendously
rendered a positive result by
affording the opportunity to a
variety of individuals who
received training, certificates. and
valuable information to share
with the community.
All trips were coordinated by
the local NAACP and partnership
with the Church of God in Chnrist
and Zion Fair Baptist Church.
The NA'CP is exceedingly grateful
to these churches for their profes-
sional community transportation
services they provided through
the remarkable donation of their
vans which are funded by the
Jessie Ball duPont Foundation
The next quarterly training is
scheduled for March 23-24 in
Pensacola. The NAACP believes
people come in all colors. They
would like to extend an invitation
to everyone. If anyone is interest-
ed in shanng their views to build
a better community please con-
tact them at 229-8515.
The ladies auxilary will be
hosting the event starting at 5:00
p.m.. ET until the food is gone.
Last year they ran out of food in
an hour so this year they are
cooking twice as much. There will
be dining in and carry outs avail-
The dinner includes' corned
beef. cabbage, potatoes. carrots.
onions, rve bread, homemade
soda bread by Margaret Barker,
and homemade desserts by the
auxiliary members-all for a S5
There will be a "no smoking".
dining area for those that need it.
The public is invited.
While you are eating there will
be some good Irish music. So go
out for a good St. Patty's,Day cel-
ebration. For more information
you may call Ginny Seefeldt. com-
munity service chairman for the
aluaxiliary at 648-5303 or the post
home at 229-6826.
Counseling at GCCC
Financial aid and academic
advising will be available to the
public at the Gulf Coast Commu-
nity College's Gulf/Franklin Cen-
ter on. Tuesday. March '20 frorrn
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
These counseling sessions are
intended for prospective students.
For more information call (850)
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001
CLaw~i I Eforc~lem[ent Ac[ivities
No LICENSE To MOTOR
Kelly J. Whitcomb, 26, of
Eastpoint, was arrested, on March
5th at approximately 5:45 p.m. by
Port St. Joe Police Department
Officer James Stephens. While on
patrol, Stephens observed a 1989
Toyota pick-up with a tag viola-
tion, initiated a traffic stop, made
contact with Whitcomb and asked
for his driver's license.
Whitcomb advised the officer
that his license had been sus-
pended for failure to pay a traffic
fine was confirmed by a query. He
was placed under arrest and
transported to the Gulf County
Two FOR ONE STOP
On March 6th at approxi-
mately 10:44 p.m., Officer Ross
Yowell arrested Diane K.
Woodward, 40, of Highland View.
Yowell observed that Woodward 's
vehicle had a headlight.out, initi-
ated a traffic stop, and upon fur-
ther investigation learned that
she had no valid driver's license.
Her passenger, Joseph R.
Subel (38, Highland View), the
owner of the vehicle, was also
arrested for allowing an unautho-
rized person to drive. Both were
transported to the Gulf County
Jail to await first appearance.
CAN'T HIDE FROM WHO You ARE
Pamela Y. Delgato, 27, of
Apalachicola, was arrested on
March 7th. at approximately 5:15
'p.m. by Officer Stephens. He
observed that. Delgato's vehicle.
had no tag. initiated a traffic stop,
and requested her driver's license.
She advised that she had left
them at home.
During Stephens' investiga-
tion, Delgato gave him two false
names in an attempt to keep from
being arrested for driving with a
suspended license. He deter-
mined her true identity, and ran a
query on her license which
revealed it- was suspended.
Delgato was placed under arrest
and transported to the Gulf
County Jail to await first appear-
PROBLEMS: SPEED & LICENSURE
Michael M. Jefferson, 43, of
Port St. Joe, was arrested on
March 7th at approximately 7:20
p.m. by Officer Russell Burch.
While on patrol, the officer
observed Jefferson's vehicle
exceed the 35 m.p.h. speed limit
On Monument Avenue and Initiat-
ed a traffic stop.
During Burch's investigation,
he observed other violations in
regards to the vehicle's tag and
learned that Jefferson's license
was suspended. He was placed
under arrest and transported to
the Gulf County Jail to await first
CAN'T FOOL THE. LAW
Ed D. Morree, 23, of Panama
City, was. arrested shortly after
midnight on March 10th by
Officer James Norris for driving
with suspended or revoked
license and giving false informa-
tion. He observed Morree's vehicle
traveling on Highway 98 with only
its parking lights on and initiated
a traffic stop.
During the investigation,
Morree attempted to conceal his
true identity, giving false informa-
tion -to Norris who was able to cor-
rectly identify him through other
queries. Morree was arrested and
transported to the Gulf County
Jail. Officer Yowell and GCSO
Investigator Tim Hightower also
"No SHOW" PICKED UP
Michael S. Bateman, 31, of
Pensacola, was arrested on March
10th at approximately 11:15 a.m.
by Officer Chris Teeter on an
active warrant for failure to
appear. Bateman was- scheduled
to appear in court to answer for
the charge of a worthless check
and failed to do so. He was taken
into custody without incident and
transported to the Gulf County
BADLY INFLUENCED DRIVING
Brian D. Thacker, 36, of
Orlando, was arrested on March
11lth at approximately 2:25 a.m.
by Officer Yowell who. observed
his vehicle being driven in an
erratic manner and initiated a,
traffic stop. Further investigation
determined that Thacker was dri-
ving under the influence and. he
was placed under arrest and
transported to the Gulf County
Jail to await first appearance.
YOUTH ON A BAD PATHWAY
On March 13th at approxi-
mately 11:11 p.m., two juveniles
were charged with possession of
cannabis (less than 20 grams),
possession of drug paraphernalia,
and cultivation of cannabis 'by
Teeter and GCSO Deputy
Richie Burkett received informa-
tion that led to the arrests. The*
juveniles were booked at the Gulf
County Jail, then released into
the custody of a parent.
Investigator Tim Hightower also-
assisted in the investigation.,
BURGLAR LEFT A TRAIL
On Wednesday, February
28th, Gulf County Shenffs Office
.Sergeant D. W. Forehand
responded to a burglary call in the
Highland View area. It was deter-
mined that a person. had entered
a home and taken a roll of nickels
and a VCR, while the owner was
asleep in the bedroom. :
Deputy Jake Richards went to
the local convenience stores and
found that a white male had
cashed in the nickels and bought
$1.00 in gas. Deputies Richards',
and Plair visited and spoke with,.
Robert Owen Stephens at his res-
idence at which time he denied,
being the person described.
After going to the store with
deputies, Stephens was positively
identified by the clerk. Because
the.roll of coins had the burglary
victim's bank account number on
it, Stephens, 22, of Port St. Joe,
was- arrested and charged with,
burglary of an occupied dwelling..
Several days later. investiga-
tors located the stolen VCR and
the person who had bought it.
identified Stephens as the seller. .
He is currently in the Gulf County
Jail being held without bond.
Around midnight on Monday,
March 12th, Deputies Richie
Burkett and Ricky Tolbert found
several people walking along.:
Highway 98 in'- the Beacon Hill
area. They stopped to speak with
the group and, during the conver-.
sation. Burkett noticed a plasticn
* bag hanging out of one subject's
pocket. ,'. ''.
Further investigation found'
there to be marijuana in the bag.
The suspect, Adam M. Wood, 20,k-
of Tallahassee,' was arrested foil,
possession of marijuana.
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE GULF ''
COUNTY JAIL .
.Monday, March 5th-Brian\
Stokes, 22, B/M, of Chiefland,a,
possession of marijuana and dri- q
ving while licenses suspended orq'
revoked; and Justina Wright. 23, .
B/F, of Chiefland, possession of.-
Tuesday, March 6th-David.r
Edwards, 41,. B/M, of-
Wewahitchka, violation of proba-,
tion' (re: sale of cocaine); Jenny,,
Glenn, 34, W/F, .of Wewahitchka,.',
two counts of tampering with a
witness; and Kertrina Wright, 21,
B/F, of, Wewahitchka, failure to _
appear (re: worthless checks).
Wednesday, March 7th-.
Curtis -Gray, 35, B/M, of,
Wewahitchka, child support; and
Samuel Carson, 19,' W/M, of
Apalachicola, driving under the.-r
influence and .driving ,yhile
license suspended or revoked.
Friday, March 9th-Thomas
Crumbly, 23, W/M, of
Wewahitchka, two counts of fail-
ure to appear (re: worthless
checks and driving while license
suspended or revoked).
Monday, March 11th-Helen
Dowd, 46, W/F, .of Homosassa,
possession of marijuana and
introduction of contraband into
state pnson: Terrell Jackson, 27,
B/M. of Panama City. possession
of marijuana and introduction of
contraband into prison: Travis
Green. 22. B/M. of Quincy. disor-
derly conduct and introduction of
contraband into prison: and
Raymond Hewitt, 31. W/M., of
Wewahitchka. two counts of viola-
tion of .probatico (re: felony -dri-
ving while license suspended or
revoked and forgery).
Monday, :March 12th-
Thomas Sloan, 39, W/M, of
Chipley, violation of probation (re:
driving under the influence .
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GCSO Needs Your Help
Locating Dealer Suspects ..
The Gulf County Sheriffs Office is sending out a 6 3
plea for help to locate three drug dealing suspects.
Two of the trio-William W. Thomas (23) and Jamail 50-- 0
B. Fenn (23)-have active warrants outstanding for
the sale of crack cocaine. The third, Nacorion M. WILLIAM W. THOMAS a/k/a "Chicken Wing"
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of marijuana. A fourth suspect, Marlin Germaine
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Sheriff Frank McKeithen is asking that anyone who might know the whereabouts of any of these sus-
pects to contact him at the Sheriffs Office at (850) 227-1115 or contact Port St. Joe Police Chief Jay Leffert
at.229-8265. All information received will be kept in confidence.
Man's Best Friend
The Greater Panama City Dog
Fancier's Association is pleased to
announce that .a prograrpm on
micro-chipping your, dog wi1 be
presented by W5aren Stubbs' with
the Humane Society of f.Bay,
County at their meeting on March
The public s. welcome .to
attend the meeting which starts at
7:30 p.m., CT, ,With a business,
meeting and the program w il
begin aroundc,;:0; p.m. All pro-
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match-up. The Sharks jumped
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one run in the bottom of the first
and two in the second.
The Gators improved to 6-5
overall and 1-1 in district play,
Fishing aboard the "Charisma" with Captain Ron Miller and
mate John Lee on Sunday, March 11th, were Mike Newton, Clay
Sherman, Don Joiner. Don Joiner, Jr. and Ronnie Barrett.
Sherman caught this ling cobiaa) weighing around 70 lbs.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 9TH
S'The Wewahitchka Gators
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sixth innings to defeat Port St. Joe
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this Thursday and Friday. Talla-
vana Christian will take on Mal-
one at 4:00 CT on Thursday, fol-
lowed by Cottondale and
Wewahitchka in the nightcap at
6:00. The losers will square off at
4:00 on Friday, and the champi-
onship game will follow at 6:00.
Wewahitchka will then travel
to Apalachicola on Monday, and
Graceville on Tuesday.
WHS 000 044 0-8 7 2
PSJ 12 0 0 00 0--3 7 3
while the Sharks dropped to 1-8
overall and 0-2 in the district.
"We were very fortunate to
pick up this win,". said
Wewahitchka head coach Thorn-
ton Davis. "It was even more cru-
cial from the standpoint that we
had dropped three in a row to Lib-
erty, Rutherford and Munroe. We
really needed this win for no other
reason than to try and remember
what it felt like to score more runs
than someone else on a given
Brandon Jones (1-0) picked
up his first decision of the season,
allowing only one earned run on
six hits and two walks. Jones
struck out four batters in his six
innings. Jonathan Thomas struck
out one batter and gave up one hit
in his one inning of relief.
"The boys played very well
and still made few mistakes that
can be corrected, but for the most
part we were pleased with the
effort and determination for all
seven innings," added Davis. "I'm
just glad that we' got a chance to
rekindle that old winning feeling
we used to know. We needed this
one and the "big man" was kind
enough to let us have it."
Brandon also led Wewahitch-
ka at the plate, going two for four
with two singles and three RBI.
Byron Jones was also two for four
with' a double and an RBI, while
Philip Hall went one for one with
James Daniels (1-3) took the
loss oni the mound for the Sharks,
allowing four runs on five walks
and four hits. Daniels struck out
eight batters in five innings. Adam
Hamm gave up four runs on three
walks and two hits in his ,two
innings of relief. -.
"Daniels did akn excellent job
agairist us, but evidently got tired
in the fifth and let a few get away
from him," said Coach Davis. "He
kept us in a corner for the major-
ity of the game. He'll be tough to
beat down the stretch."
The Sharks were led at the
plate by Matt Caswell, who went
two for two, and Mike Manley,
who was two for four with a dou-
ble. Jacob Tankersley and Adam
Hamm each added, a single for-
Port St. Joe (1-8).
"We had a scary moment in
the bottom of the Fifth Inning,
when Matt Caswell was hit in the
mouth with a fastball from Bran-
don. That is one of those things
that just grabs you and shakes
you, and reminds you just how
unimportant this game is. Thank
goodness he is okay, and seems to
be doing well. I got a cl'ance to
-talk' to him. the other day,'and
express my concerns and make
sure he was gonna be fine. He's a
good kid, a heck of a ball player,
and he's obviously pretty tough-
he'll come back and haunt us I'm
sure." concluded Davis.
The Gators will host the Bay
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Matt Peevy, of Port St. Joe,
Century 21 Sponsors 2nd Annual
Motocross Championship Series
Century 21 Gulf Coast Realty
of Port St. Joe sponsored the 2nd
Annual Southeastern Motocross,
Series that started this past week-
end in Fountain just north ,of
Panama City. The MX Series will
have a total of six races and run
March 11 to April .-29. The races
will be at County'Line Motocross
Park in Fountain, Fastrac
Motocross Park in Cario, Gporgia,
and West Florida Motocross Park
in Milton. "
Local teen Matt Peevy flew
high after racing-:.up points and
placed second overall in his class
for the day. In the first heat, Matt
won the "hot sht" 'as he rocketed
out of the stating gate in. 1st
place and had a' very comfortable
lead until he ,spun out after a
tricky jump with an immediate
sharp right hand turn. His quick
recovery though got him third
place. In the second heat, Matt
got second in the hole shot and
held second place for the fentirer-
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I.Among other racers for the'
series are several, professionals
from Canada who travel down to
sunny Florida for the winter
months to race and practice with
the Americans.. Aaron Hahn,
Justin Thompson, and Kyle
Thompson all from Canada, will
be racing in the!Canadian Nation-
als starting in June.
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PORT ST. JOE 3, REDEMPTORIST, LA 9
SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH
The Port St. Joe Sharks
dropped to 1-9 overall on the sea-
son with a 9-3 loss to Redemp-
torist High School out of Baton
Rouge, Louisiana in the Bay
Spring Sports Weekend. Although
out hit six to five, Redemptorist
took advantage of eight walks and
five errors by the Sharks.
"Walks and errors have killed
us this year,", said head coach
Buck. Watford. "We are averaging
eight walks a game, and are
struggling in the field."
Chris Knox (0-3) gave up eight
runs on four .hits and four walks
in his three and one-third innings
to record the loss on the mound
for Port St. Joe. Adam Nixon
allowed one earned run on four
walks and one hit, while striking
out three batters in his two and
two-thirds innings of relief.
Bryce Thomas led the Sharks
at the plate, going two for four
with a double and a home run.
Adam Hamm, Cody Strickland,
Mike Manley and Jacob Tankers-
ley each added a hit.
PSJ 0 0 1 0 20 0 3 6 5
RHS 0 6 2 0 1 0 x- 9 5 2
PORT ST. JOE 0, HILLCREST, AL 14
SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH'
The Sharks were shut-out 14-
0 in five innings, as Hillcrest High
School out ofTuscaloosa, Alaba-
ma pounded out nine hits, and
capitalized off five errors and eight
Cody Strickland (0-2) allowed
four earned runs and two walks to
pick up the loss. Strickland
struck out two batters in his two
innings on the mound. Adam
Hamm walked two batters., and
gave up five earned runs in one
and two-thirds innings of relief.
Mitch Owens allowed five earned
runs and three walks, and Bryan
Thomas walked one batter in their
two-thirds of an inning in relief.
Jacob Tankersley, Mike Man-
ley, Adam Hamm and Aaron
Hamm each had one hit for Port
St. Joe (1-10).
The Sharks will play Wakulla
Thursday at 4:00 in the Florida
High Invitational. Port St. Joe will
play. either Madison or Florida
High on Friday, and will play
again on Saturday.
HHS 40 1 4 5 -149 1
PSJ 00 0 0:0 -04 5
WEWAHITCHKA 25, GREENSBORO 2
THURSDAY, MARCH STH
The Wewahitchka Lady
Gators improved to 4-1 overall on
the season with Thursday's 25-2
victory over Greensboro in four
innings. The Lady Gators jumped
out to an early 11-1 lead, when
they scored 10 runs in the top of
the second inning. Wewahitchka
then added four runs in the third
and 10 in the fourth to put the
mercy rule in effect.
Judith Husband (4-1) struck
out seven batters, and allowed
only one. hit and one unearned
run to pick up the win. Brandi
Sasser struck out three batters
and allowed only one unearned
run in her inning of relief.
Husband also led the Lady
Gators at the plate, going three for
five with a double and two RBI.
Kristin Jones went two for two
with an RBI, while Kim MIcMillion
and Brandi Little each went two
for five with two RBI. Little had a
"We scored most of our runs
on walks and errors," said head
coach Charles Fortner. "There
were a few decent hits, but overall
this game did us very little good."
WHS 110410 -2514 3
GHS 10 0 1 -2 1 9
WEWAHITCHKA 2, LIBERTY Co. 3
TUESDAY, MARCH 13TH
The Liberty County Lady Bull-
dogs rallied from a 2-1 deficit to
score one run in the fifth and one
in the top of the seventh to defeat
Wewahitchka 3-2 in Tuesday's
District 3-2A match-up. The Lady
Gators fell to 4-2 overall on: the
season and 1-1 in district play.
Judith Husband (4-2).allowed
one earned run on seven lits and
one walk to record the loss for the
Lady Gators. She struck out six
batters in her seven innings.
Kim McMillion went two for
three to lead Wewahitchka at the
plate. Judith Husband and
Christy Ward each added a single.
"We didn't play hard enough
to win the game," said Coach
Fortner. "Bristol simply out played
us, and deserved to win. We still
have a lot of work to do, especial-
ly with the bats."
The Lady Gators travel to
Blountstdivn, then host Port St.
Joe on Friday in a District 3-2A
game. The will then travel to
Arnold on Tuesday. -
LCHS 1 0 06 0 1 o0 1- 3 7 3
WHS 100 100 00-2 4 3
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PORT ST. JOE 2,. CARRABELLE 0
THURSDAY, MARCH STH
Becky Belin tossed a complete
game no-hitter 'inher 'first varsity
start as the Port St. Joe Lady
Sharks defeated Carrabelle 2-0
Thursday night. The Lady Sharks.
(3-1) scored one run in the bottom
of the third inning, and one in the
Belin (1-0) struck out six bat-
ters and walked four in her seven
innings on the mound.
Becky also led Port St. Joe at
the plate, going two for three with
two singles. Her big sister Bonnie
had a triple and an RBI; Angela
McDowell had a ,double; while
Anna Tankersley and Shanna
Wester each added a single.
"We're very young," said head
coach Jim Belin. "Sometimes we
will play good and other times
bad. We're up and down, this was
an up game. We're improving."
CHS 0 0 0 000 0-0 0 1
PSJ 0 0 1 0 10 2 6 2
PORT ST. JOE 4, LIBERTY Co. 5
SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH
The Lady Sharks rallied from
a 4-2 deficit, before falling 5-4 to
Liberty County in nine inrnngs in
the Altha Tournament. The Lady
Bulldogs broke a 4-4 tie with one
run in the top of the ninth.
Alisha Barber (2-2) allowed
four earned runs on 11 hits and
two walks to pick up the loss on
the mound for Port St. Joe (3-2).
Barber struck out three batters in
'her eight innings. Becky Belin
struck out one in her inning of
Bonnie Belin was three 'for
five with two doubles to lead Port
St. Joe. Evette Gant was two for
three with an RBI, and Kristin
Abrams went two for five with two
singles. Alisha Barber, Erica Her-
. nandez, and Jessica Sherrill each
added a single for the Lady
"We had our chances to win,"
said .Coach, Belin. "We had the
bases loaded twice with one out.
but the breaks went against us.
The girls have a fight in them, we
were down and kept fighting back,
and I loved it." ..
LCHS 4O 0 00 0001-5112
PSJ 200 110 000 4 10 3
PORT ST. JOE 13, ALTHA 5
SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH,
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
improved to 4-2 overall with a 13-
5 win over Altha in the Altha
Tournament Saturday. The Lady
Sharks broke a 4-4 tie with three
runs in the bottom of the third
inning, then added six runs in the
Becky Belin (2-0) picked up
her second win of the season,
allowing four earned runs on nine
hits and three walks. She struck
out four batters in her five
Kristin Abrams led the Lady
Sharks* 13 hit attack, going three
for four with four RBI.-Molly Gar-
ret was two for three with three
RBI, and Shanna Collier went two
for. three with an RBI. Anna
Tankersley had a double, while
Becky Belin, Bonnie Belin, Evette
Gant, Erica Hernandez, and Jes-
sica Sherrill each added a single.
Hernandez had two RBI, while
Becky added one.
"It was an overall good game,"
said Belin. "Our defense is,
improving with each game."
AHS 103 1 0 -5 9 6
PSJ 1 33 6 x -13132
Tiger Sharks Fall to Eventual Class 2A Champs
Defeated by Palm Beach Benjamin 45-37 Thursday in the Lakeland Center
PORT ST. JOE 37, BENJAMIN SCHOOL 45
THURSDAY, MARCH STH
The Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks.
reached the "Final-Four" for the
eighth consecutive season, but,
were sent home earlier than they'
hoped with a 45-37 loss to The
Benjamin School out of Palm
Beach on Thursday at the Lake-,
land Center. The Buccaneers wen t
on to defeat Jacksonville Arling-.
ton Country Day, an 82-71 victor,
over Hialeah Champagnat':
Catholic, 50-45 in Saturday's.
Class 2A state championship;
The Tiger Sharks are known%/
in Lakeland for the striped socks.[
relentless-' full-court and halfl-.'
court traps on defense. and a run-'("
and-gun style of offense. However.1
Port St. Joe has evolved into niore.
of a half court team under newr
head coach Ronald Bradley.'
which tends to turn games into'i
nail bitters down the stretch--"
and this had you on the edge' oI"
your seats as it came down to the.
wire. I | o,
The Tiger Sharks rolled out o
PORT ST. JOE 29, JEFFERSON Co. p
MONDAY, MARCH 12TH
'-, 'rPort St. -Joe picked up Its
: third win of the week Monda ,
blowing out Jefferson County 2
0 in four innings. The La
Sharks sent ?19 'runners across.
the plate in the bottom of the first
inning, and never looked back. '
Bonnie Belin was three r pn
three with a do uble and four R.OI
Kristin Abrams went three for foori
with four RBI: and Evette Ga Ih
was three for five with two RBI
lead the Lady' Sharks 18-hl. t
attack. Alisha Barber had two sin-'
gles with three RBT, and Jessica
Shernll had two singles with tLwo
'RBI. Angela McDowell had a dou-
ble, with Becky Belin, Anna
Tankersley, Molly Garret and.
Shanna Collier each adding a sin-
gle. Collier had.three RBI, Tanker-
sley had two RBI, and Garret
added one RBL. '
;Becky Belin (3-0) tossed her,
third shut-out of the' season, colb
electing six strike outs along the
way. Belin allowed one hit and
two walks in her four innings on
"We hit the ball well overall aq
a team," said Belin. "We ihadl oo
pitching, error-less defense, and
had some fun."
The Lady Sharks will be on
the road this week, playing dis-
trict. games against Liberty Coun'-
ty on Thursday and Wewahitchkg
on Friday. Port St. Joe will travel
to. Bay High on Monday.
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PSJ 19 1 2 7 -2918 0
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Kyron Bailey (43) hits this jump shot in the paint for two of his 11 points in the Tiger Sharks' 37-45,
loss to Palm Beach Benjamin.
an 8-0 lead, by the 2:15 mark in
the first quarter, before a strug-
gling Benjamin offense put ,its
first point on the scoreboard with
a foil shot. Port St. Joe led 8-1 at'
the end of t(3e, quarter. Both teams
put up 12 points in the second
quarter, as the Tiger Sharks took
a 20-13 lead into intermission.
The Buccaneers creppt back in
the game in the second, half of
play, as the tdes turned and it
was Port St"Joe who was strug-
gling on the offensive end of the
court. Benjamin outscored the
Tiger Sharks 12-5, as Port St. Joe
only hit two shots from' the field,
to bring the game to a 25-25 tieA 1 1
heading into the final eight min-
Foul shots were the key to the -
outcome, 'as the Buccaneers hit
13 of 19 from the charity line in
the final period for 13 of'their 20
points. Benjamin was 15 of 24 .....- ,'" .
from the line overall, while Port d ....
St. Joe was.five of eight. '
"Our defense was pretty good, -.
but it's hard to defend the foul Seneca Chambers (25) gets a shot off in front of Benjamins Nick
line;" said head coach. Ronald Long.
Bradley. ,: ,n. Isaiah Jenkins slips through
With Port, St. Joe trailing by = the Buccaneer defense for a lay-
three, (37-40), with :44 seconds -" up in the second half.
remaining,.Jay Devore. sank two
foul shots to give the Bdccaneers ,_-- --feineds-_ea-_
a five point lead to seal the victo-
"We didn't take advantage of
some opportunities late in the
game, and missed soitie .easy
shots. We couldn't get the ball
inside very'' well-theyN were big,
strong and a gressive-' they've
got the whole package, and have a
fine basketball team," said
K\Ton Bailey led the Tiger
Sharks with 1I points, seven
rebounds and three steals. Bailey
scored eight of his points in the
first half. [saiah Jenkins had nine
points, seven rebounds and three
assists; while Seneca Chambers
added nine points, eight
rebounds, two assists and two
Benjamin's Nick Long, a six-
foot four-inch guard, led all
scores with 22 points.
Score by Quarters
Sharks 8 12 5 12 37
Hornets 1 12 12 20 45
PSJ (37)- Rave Bailey 1, Isaiah
Jenkins 9, Seneca Chambers 9,
Tremaine Lewis 4, Lamar Patter-
son 3, and Kyron Bailey t11.
BENJAMIN (45)- Brandon
Arnette 8, Jay Devore 3, Nick
Long 22, Kyle Taylor 5, and Jon
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. Point guard Raye Bailey
passes the ball in Thursday's
Class 2A semi-final game against
Palm Beach Benjamin.
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an inner layer of dentin, have dif-
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Hot coffee (which can be 140
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with the dentin soon following.
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Smithsonian Exhibit On Display in Blountstown
The Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement located in Blounts-
town is pleased to announce that
they will be hosting a new travel-
ing Smithsonian Institution
Exhibit titled "Yesterday's
Tomorrow: Past Visions of the
American Future," on March 15
through April 21. This exhibit is
sponsored by the Florida
Humanities Council and will be
on display Tuesday through
A ,Port St. Joe Lodge No. 111
Reg. Stated Communication
1st & 3rd Thursday of each
mo., 8:00 p.m.,Masonic Hall,
214 Reid Ave. Emory Bailey, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.
Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until
4:00 p.m., CT.
The Panhandle Pioneer
Settlement is one of six sites cho-
sen to host the exhibit in the state
of Florida, and the only site
located in the Florida Panhandle.
Francine Cary, the director of the
Florida Humanities Council, said,
"The Humanities Council saw this
as a wonderful opportunity to
work in partnership with rural
institutions and the Smithsonian
to bring a high quality exhibit to
the people of Florida. We are
amazed at the hard work and the
innovative ideas that the people of
Blountstown have displayed in
preparing for this exhibit."
The Panhandle I
Settlement will be hosting
house in honor of the e
grand opening on Sati
March 17th from 2:00 un
p.m., CT. There will be blu
music, dancing and a little
If you would like to sch
St. Joe Bay Comm
The St. Joe 'Bay Cor
will be meeting at the
Citizen Building, on Librar
in Port St. Joe on Thi
March 22. at 9:00 a.m.. E
public is invited to attend.
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group visit or would like more
information, please call (850) 674-
3050. Teachers are especially
encouraged to schedule field trips
early. For more information ou
may call 850-674-4519.
Students Enjoy Celebrity Readers
Port St. Joe Elementary
ledule a School enjoyed a little entertain-
ment on Friday, March 2nd, as
Sheriff Frank McKeithen and
Little Property Appraiser Kesley Colbert
ead to the entire student body to
mmittee celebrate "Read Across America"
Senior (which is also Dr. Seuss's birth-
y Drive day). The gymnasium was packed
ursdav., with 550 students from Pre-K to
ET. The fifth grade.
Mr. Colbert read "Green Eggs
and Ham"' first as all the students
Listened intently. Next, Sheriff
McKeithen read 'The Cat in the
Hat" will a little acting involved.
Apalachicola \Valley Archae-
ology Day ill be held on Sunday,
March 25th. at 9:00 a.m. to 4:00
p.m.. CT. at W.T. Neal Civic
Center. located on Highway 69
North. in Blountstown.
S Go an visit local collectors
-40 arid see their artifact and fossil
collections from the Apalachicola
and Chipola River valleys, or bring
your own artifacts for identifica-'
tion help. Watch local craftsmen
demonstrate ancient arts such as
bow and arrow construction.
atlatl's (spear throwers). stone
tools (flmtknapping). and pottery.
Learn how you car help to
preserve our historical resources
and much. much more. It will be
fun for the entire family
Artifact displays, vendors and
primitive artisans are welcome.
There will be no charge for booths!.
For more information or to
L reserve a space, contact: David
Quick at (850) 482-8132 dive-
quickl'digitalexp.com or Jeff
WhiLfield at (850) 482-8122 whit-o
The sheriff had Mr. Colbert acting
out every scene from the book
with props and a little water from
his water. gun. As the Sheriff
would mention water, he would
pull out his water gun and spray
the students sitting close to him.
The' students enjoyed the two
celebrity readers as they partici-
pated in .the birthday of this inge-
nious and passionate pedagogue.
His books were designed to teach
children phonics and morals; to
help them to read and to excite
them about reading at the same
time. Thus, we need to emphasize
what teachers have known for
years: the amount of lap time chil-
dren receive outside the class-
room greatly impacts their
learning inside the classroom.
Port St. Joe Elementary
school extends its warmest appre-
ciation to the sheriff and the prop-
erty appraiser for their time and
attention to the student body and
hope they will go back again soon.
Shown above Sheriff Frank McKeitheni reads ihe"'(Cat In tihe Hat"
as Kesley Colbert illustrates the story to students at Port St. Joe
Elementary School during Dr. Seuss Day.
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Gospel Joy Bells
' At Abe Springs
Abe Springs Baptist Church, .
located on Hwy 275 near '
Blountstown, will be hosting a A" .-
gospel sing on Saturday, Marchi
17, at7:00 p.m., CT.
The featured group will be the
Gospel Joy Bells from Blounts- A,
town. Local talent will also be t
ministering in song. IA ,, < ., /,.,a sB r' ,
Michael A. Guido
He was one of those David and
Goliath type' politicians. He was:
either stoned or slinging it.
But the sin that once charmed'
him soon chained him.
One said to him, "Sign this
pledge never to drink again, and
keep it." "Ma'am," he cried, "I
can't keep anything. I need
someone to keep me."
Then he met Jesus, and
prayed, "Lord, .save me, or' I
perish; and keep me." The Lord
did. ,He went from sighing to
singing, from grief to glory, from
being a victim to sin to being a'
victor over sin.
Wouldn't you like to trust our
wonderful Lord and Savior?
Curch o You
"Touching Lives wi
and join us iii worship ..
10:30 Sunday Morning
7:00 Wednesday evening
Pastors Andrewu & Cathy Rutherfore
Rhema Bible Training Center gradui
Sisit our II ebsite at: faminlyife
Thanks For Your Kindness
The family of Florence Peavy May God bless eac
Pitts would like to thank Allen and
Blountstown Health and Rehab.,
Calhoun Liberty Hospital and all
the nurses, Dr. I Frauqui and Dr.
Naeem and EMS for the help and Revival at Co
support during her stay. The College P
To all of our family, friends, God, located at 11!
and neighbors we would like to Wewahitchka, wil
thank you for your many acts of March 19 at 7:00]
kindness shown to us during the
loss of our mother. It is a blessing Reverend Fre
to know that we live in a commu- be speaking each
nity that really cares and shows cial singing by his
concern and compassion for one Pastor Joe G
another. Thank you for all the warm welcome to
flowers and food that was given and worship with'
during this time.
If you brought a dish 'to us For All Yo
and we have .'not returned it For All You
please give us a call as some Supply Ne
dishes did not have names on
them. The S
.A special thanks to Abe .
Springs Baptist Church, Brother Piublishi
Dave Fernandez, and Peavy (850) 22
Funeral Home for handling the 5 / 2
funeral service in a special way.'
The St. Joseph Catholic
Church in Port St. Joe will be
holding its 75th anniversary mass
to the area on March 25th. Priests
and administrators who served
this pansh in the past are being
invited back to help celebrate this
great event. A mass will be held at
4:00 p.m., ET, in, the current
church located at, 1he corner of
Monument Avenue and 20th
th the Love of Jesus"
Port S Ja :
Apalachicola ... E ... Panama City
d Family Life Church
St, ahi'i .La
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)
BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL,
i L J.1 311,.Columbus St Si. Joe Beach, FL 324,56 "
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
". MORNING WORSHIP 11:0I AM ET EVENING WORSHIP- 6:00 PM ET
S i Sunday School 9:45 am \\ednesda\ Night at 6-00 p m. Youth
Group Meeting, Bible Stud5 & Prayer Meeting; Choir Pracuce 7 00 pm
"0 :,.uc and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the ma. ar .r ruirrl in Him."
Please accept th.'ii iniri '.,', to join us in worship' Gd ble'.yivu'
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8"25
For information concerning our bus ministry,,pltasc call'.647-5026 -
First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe
Pastor, Bro. Marcus H. Sturdiyaht Church Office 227-1493
Sunday School ..... . . .. a.m.
'Sunday Morning' Worship .. .'.... 1i:00 a.m.'
Sunday Evening Service : ... ..... .. 6 30p'.
\( n l /. ; : . ... .7. 00 p.m .
We Invite You to Come"
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us
\ first United Methcdist Church
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday Worship Services:
Tradifional...................... ....... 9:00 a.m ., CT
Contemporary ....................... 11:15 a.m ., CT
MINISTERING TO THE BEACHES HAND-IN-HAND
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor.. ... ... ..... .Church/Office: 648-8820
TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN
+ + ST. JAMES'
+ + EPISCOPAL CHURCH
800 22nd STREET, PORT. ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (EST)
Sunday School 9:45
Child Care Provided for at 11:00
Discover God's Love!
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.-
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 a.m. and 6p.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 ,ADKIHS, PASTOR
A reception will follow imme-
diately after the mass in the
church hall. Heavy hors d' oeu-
vres will be served along with
refreshments. There are plans to
show pictures, slides, and display
memorabilia from past church
Father Tom Guido and the
parish invite the entire Port St.
Joe community to attend. This
Relay For Life
The Care Bear team at
unBridge Bay St. Joseph is at it
again. They have joined the many
teams in Gulf County who are
dedicating themselves in the fight
The team has. had a cajun
gumbo tasting sale on Fat
Tuesday, a nacho sale, and they
presently have a beautiful gold
framed print. 26x14 to give-away
ina drawing for $1 a ticket, and a
grand picnic lunch for four to
give-away on Friday. March 23.
Anyone wishing to purchase give-
away tickets should see any mem-
;ber of the SunBridge staff.
Residents of the center will
hold their own rock-a-thon and
wheel chair walk on March 27th.
Sponsors are needed for their
endeavors. Anyone wishing to vol-
unteer in cheering the residents
on and assisting with the wheel
chair walk, should call the activi-
ties department at the center at
Will be a chance to visit with
catholic priests, administrators,
and old friends who lived and
served here over the last 75 years.
The St. Joe Sound music
group, and other entertainment is
being arranged for the public to
enjoy. You won't want to miss this
opportunity to see what can be
done by working together.
The New Bethel A.M.E.
Church in Port St. Joe will be hos-
ing its Men's Day on Sunday,
March 18. The theme for the day
will be "Men Developing The Mind
The Faithful Four
In the book of Mark. Chapter 2
There is a good story
of what faith can do.
The faithful four
had a paralyzed friend,
who wanted to see Jesus
but couldn't get in.
This faithful four Just wouldn't quit.
they took their friend to the roof
and let' him down through it.
Through the faith of this man
and his faithful friends, "
He was not only healed,
but saved from is sins.
Do you have four friends.
that would do this for you?
Do you have four friends, that you
would do this for too?
If your answer Is yes.
you should truly feel blessed.
We should, witness each day through
word and deed.
; We can't save a soul, but we can
plant the seed.
by: Billy Johnson
Highland View Baptist Church
"A Fellowship of God's Children Sharing Jesus, JESUS CARES, We Care."
382 Ling Street Port St. Joe, FL 32456 850.227.1306
E-mail: email@example.com Web Site: www.forministry.com/32456hvbc
"If you need a ride to church call the church office and we'll pick you up."
Sunday School ........ 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .... 10:45 a.m.
Discipleship Training ...........:... 6 p.m.
Sunday Evening Service ..... 7 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting ....7 p.m.
Wednesday Youth/Children Activities ........ 7 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice 8-p.m.
PASTOR: REV. JOHNNIE RAY BAILEY
"A'Po t of Victory
SFirstChk.ck of keN cazi.enV.e
2420 Long Avenue Port St. Joe; Florida 32456
Sunday School ................. 10 a.m. Cive unto the Lord the glory
Sunday Morning Worship ............... I a.m. due His name, worship the
Sunday Evening Worship ............. 6 p.m. Lord in the beauty of holiness.
Wednesday Evening Service .............. 1 p.m. Psalm 29:2
a .* i .. .,. .'. .
Tie friendly place ro worship!
First Baptist Church
R: everend Kevin Carter, Pastor
Rusty Bryan, Associate Pastor & Minister of Music
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
sy,"t Worship Sundays-at 10:00 a.m. and,6:00 p.m.
o C Bible Study Sundays at .9:00 a.m. (all ages)
Sel~v Wednesday Prayer anld Bible Study at 6:00 p.m.
Please note, all times centralV
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
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32487
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue
Betty Pitts, and
'ark Church: of
9 Bay Avenue'in
1 begin revival
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night with spe-
lass extends a
everyone to go
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"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 Sudy ............. 7:00 p.m. CT
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
' 4 1 b 508 Sixteenth Street 22"-1756 '
Ss ,,, Sixteenth Street
Sunday Worship 10 a.m.
Fellowship Time 10:45 a.m. C I
Adult School ......... 11 a.m. '
*Sunday School -
*Young Children o
N: nursery Available
Pastor ReiJ. Reid Canc ron Highway 71/ Ceel Coslin Sr Blvd.I
SFirst Baptist Church,
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE-
S", Brent Vickery Buddy Caswell
1 Pastor Minister of Music & Youth
Sunday School ....... .............9:45 am
S Worship Service ....... ........ 11:00 am
Disciple Training . . . . 6:00 pm
Evening Worship . .. .... . .. 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ........... .7:00 pm
"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" J
Teaching the Truth of God's Word
FAITH BIB|IE CHURCe
801 20th Street Port St. Joe 229-6707
/ Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor
Sunday: School ....
SundayWllorning Service ... ..
Sunday Evehing. Service .. .
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study
. 11:00 a.m.
-. 6:00 p.m.
Home of FAITH Ce-RISTIAN .ClCOOL
Constitution and monument
Port St. Joe
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School . . . 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship ........ 11:00 a.m. Fellowship .. ....... 6:00 p.m.
Rev. Jesse Evans
Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice ... 7:30 p.m.
Robert E. Downs, Jr.
YTouth & Children's Director.)
Brace Baptist Chyi
f BUT TM05E WHO HOPE IN THE LORD WILL
RENEW ThEIR 5TRENGTH. THEY WILL 50AR ON
WINGS LIKE EAGLE5 15AIAM 40:31
Come Celebrate this Lord's Day With Us!
Upstairs Capital City Bank Building
Bible Study at 9 a.m., Sunday Worship at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Pastor Lee Cordell
Church: 227-1180 http://www.graceeagles.org
St. Joseph's Catholic Church today.
Catholic Church to Celebrate 75th
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL *THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001 PAGE 3B
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'3, _ .
From the Principal of
Gulf County's Graduates
Have High Aspirations
by Dr. Bill Truby
In the book The 7 Habits of
Highly Effective Teens, we last
looked at the Personal Bank
Account. Before we can succeed
rin public, arenas, we have to win
the private battles within our-
selves. A look at what we put in to
our PBA's and what we withdraw
from them can indicate the level
S f our PBA.
PBA deposits include the fol-
lowing: keeping promises,to your-
self; doing small acts of kindness;
Being honest; renewing yourself.
and tapping into .your' talents.
:Teens who do these things have a
'healthy "personal bank account."
There are ways to decrease
-the value of your. PBA. These
:include breaking promises to
-yourself; keeping' to yourself:
:beating yourself up; being dishon-
test; wearing yourself out, and
neglecting your talents.
In the context of our school
'environment, everyday we see
students depositing and with-
.drawing from their PBA's.
Invariably, it is a matter ,of'choice
when these occur.' Good choices
are the result of thinking before
we act. ,
We heard from a reliable
source that our Mr. Long, boys'
basketball coach. was nominated
for Coach of the Year by the
Tallahassee Democrat. We know
that he is deserving and wish him
well in the balloting.
Relay for Life is under way
with a great deal of enthusiasm.
-The office staff and the students
are fielding teams for the April 20
and 21 .vent on our track. We are
selling ratlle tickets for a weekend
get away at PanamalCity Beach.
Tickets are S2 each.
The boys' baseball had an up
V and down week. The up was an
impressive win over Port St. Joe
last Friday. The final score was 8-
3. This week the team will play on
TMonday at home and then host
Lhe Wewa State Bank Classic on
Fnday and Saturday.
The girls' softball team con-
Sunued its winning ways last week.
This week the girls will be at home
on Tuesday and Friday and will be
on the road on Thursday.
The first-ever home meet is
scheduled for this Tuesday. the
13th of March. Last week the-
girls' arid boys' teams traveled to
Bay County and made impressive
showings. CompeLing against the
larger schools will pay dividends
as we approach state meets.
The weight lifting team has
three meets left including meets
at Bay High and Vernon.
Our students put forth a
great effort on the FCAT tests.
Their enthusiasm, attendance.
and natural abilities will generate
-some quality scores to be sure.
Eight and 10th graders cele-
brated their efforts on the FCAT
by going to see 'The Wizard of Oz"
in Panama City on Thursday and
Fnday of last week.,
The Renaissance Fair, an
'.integrated curriculum activity.
Cheerleading Tryouts at
Port St. Joe High School'
q Students interested in trying
out for the 2001-02 cheerleading
teams should sign up in the front
office and pick up a health
exam/parental permission' form,
March 12-16 and March 26-30.
Students must be. entering the
9th or 10th grade to tryout for
:junior varsity and the 11th or
12th grade to tryout for varsity.
Students who participated in
school athletics for 2000-01 will
S.not need a new health exam until
August 2001. However, students
will need to obtain a copy of their
current' health exam and a
parental permission form.
The first day of practice will
Sbe Monday, April.2 at 3:00 p.m. inr
the gym. At this time, students
must. bring a. completed health
"exam/parental permission form
and report card. An over all 2.0
grade point average for the nine
weeks ending March 15 is
; Try-.uts will be Thursday,
April 12 at 3:30 p.m. For more
information, contact Jessie Pate,
SJenny Patterson or Simona
will be held this Friday,. March
16th. The community is invited to
attend. It will be held from 9:30
until noon. There are some %ery
special activities planned. Real
live swordsmen, bag pipers, and
assorted student displays will
make for an enjoyable and educa-
tional day. We will have an excep-,,
tional Bill of Fare (food) on.hand
as Oppies will be catering. Please
remember that the 16th Is a half-
day of school as well. The, sixth
grade will be joining us a's well..
\Ve finally got around to some
well-earned recognition' for our.
fall athletes. The football prayers
and cheerleaders held their ban-
quet this past Saturday. Awards
were presented at 5:00 and a din-
ner followed at 6:00. Senior
moments stole the show, especial-
lywhen All-stater Ernest Williams
gathered his hardware for Head
Coach Grant Grantham. On
Monday the volleyball teams had
their banquet at 6:30 p.m. Coach
Nicki Holley honored hetrathletes.
at that'time..' .
The end of the current grad-'
ing period is this Thursday, ,the
15th of March. The next and last
grading penod begins on March;
16 and, will be, a half-day of
school. Students will be released
at 12:00. There will not be any
.school lunches that day. That
also' begins our spring vacation.,
We will be back iri school on
By; Kimberly Burkerti
Hey. PSJ. How's it going? I've
been meaning to tell you all that-I
appreciate the fact that you take
the time to sit and read this. It"
means alot to me. Thanks!
To kick off this week. I ani
excited to announce that spring
:break is just around the-corner. I
am looking, forward to 'sunny
days, staying up late. and ghing
my alarm clock the week off. To
better things. there 'is early dis-
missal at 11:50 on 'Friday in
honor of spring break. All classes
will meet and there will be break,
however. no lunch will be served..
This week, I.decided that I
would notremind you that plan
ners, notebooks., ewelry; clothing
articles, and "such are making up
space in the lost-and-found in the
Thursday. March 15th is the
end of the third nine-weeks and
that means that report cards.'witl
be coming out soon. In fact. they
will be issued Apnl 2nd. Good
luck! Gold cards will be issued on
April 6th.,. ,P
Congratulations, to Kelly,
Geoghagan for placing second in
the Regional-Spelling Bee. Kelly
represented Gulf County well:
Keep spelling, Kelly, we expect
you to take it all next year.
Wrapping up this week, I
regret to say that this is my last
article (sniffle, sniffle).,'It has been
a pleasure writing for you all. The
answer to last week's riddle is "9".
Just for old time's sake:, here's a
final riddle: What is right in front,
of you, you can't see it but you
know it's there, and it's ever
changing by your actions? The
future, of course! The future of
PSJMS News lies in the hands .of
Gavin Vickery. Have fun, Gavin.
Well, PSJ readers, I bid you good-
Port St. Joe High School seniors.
:'Faith Christian School
Members of Faith,.Christian
School CJunior. Beta Club enteri
Stained students 'in gia..es 5-q
with a pizza party, Thursday,
March 8, in honor of -the new.
members coming into the group.
The students listed below are eli-
gible for the membership based
on their :last semester grades:
Trevor Burch, Bnttany Mabry.
C.J. Miller. Alyssa Pettie Elijah
Quaranta. Albert Scheffer. Zach
Taylor,a nd Josh Zuber. After ill1
-ing up on pizza: the inductees
donned baby bibs and bonnets
and ate baby food desserts. The
occasion was enjoyed by all and
should give us some good pictures
-grades three and lour class and
i.the'studerits in gride one camevli
third. The students in grades six
through 'eight passed the trophy
on to the grade five for their fierce
competitive spirit. Many thanks to
'James Wiley and Enk Hersman
land all the teachers and parents
.for their help. A good time was
-had by all.
The giant garage sale was a
giant success. We appreciate all
those who' gave items to sell.
those who helped to mark. those
'who worked at'the'sale, and'thdbe
who came to buy. It was a great
day and we especially thank
Sheryl Bradley for coordinating
Field Day 2001. held Friday; On Monday, March 12,,
'Ma-ch' i60. was a roanng success. Reverend Marc Sturdinant of the
There were relays; soccer games. First Pentecostal Holiness Church
a tug of war contest, the water challenged the Faith Christian
ballonn toss. the obstacle course. 'Students to be wise when making
the board walk. the balloon tower decisions and in choosing their
competition and last, buL not friends. He urged them to gi\e
least, the mine field. The mine- Jesus Chnst first place in their
field'was an area strewn- with lives. We appreciate our neighbor-
water balloons and pie plates full ing pastors who take time from
of shaving cream. The partici- their busN' schedules to visit and
.pants were blindfolded and led take part in our chapel programs.
through the'l'ield wi\h oral direc- .""-.* We also want to thank all
tions from their fellow stu-dents. "~-- ose indlvidi alsychtirches, and
T h groups who have been praying for.
The culrmunation of the day's id those who have be giv-ing to
Activities came when the. students Faith Christian- School. -We are
S'lied our principal, Dr. Bill Taylor. '-g,, grateful for'their participation in'
Through thermirnes with conflict- our ministry to boys arnd girls inr
Yiing directions and then pelted this area -. rr
him'with water balloons and Next -week" ar. 19-23, i
shan .... m. "Next week, March 19-23, ",
shavg cream. Spring Vacation. All Faith
-The., over-all winner of the Christian students will be dis-
Field Day v.as the grades ixL\ missed Fi-iday. March 16, by 12:00
through eight homeroom. Coming noon. Have a safe and happyhol-
in second was a combination iday. '- '
PORT 5T. 'OE
-.t ARY SCHOOL
SEarly Dismissal" :
School will be dismissed' at Poi-t "St.' Joe. Elementary
11:35 on Friday, March 16, due to' 'School will Have their annual field
Spring Break;,'March' 19-23 ."'- '- day', on Thursday, April 12.
Report Cards Volunteers are needed for this
Report cards for this-grading' *event. Please call Mike, Lacour,
.period. will' be. s gnt-,home ... 229-7294 or Brenda Miller, 648-
'Mlonday.'Arnl 2!' If vou wouldd like ,. 5435 to volunteer. .
to schedule-a farent/teach'r'ebnc' .' Kidergarten gistr.iid .
ference, please call.227,1221. l., .e.. iration- will
Preschool i'.Se-nig big,'e d' .......art.... "regis ration will
Preschooi:.scieniig 3be oelfd O6 Wednesiay, April 25,
Preschool screenings will -be ..-.Iftrom 8:30 to 1:00 p.m. If your
held at Pprt.St,, Joe Elementary child plans to attend, kindergarten
School on" Tuesday, April 3 from next year, please bring the follow-
9:p0-1:00. '. '' ing to registration. '
D.A.R.E. Graduation :. 'Yr child, copy of birth cer-
Our 5th grade, D.A.R.E. tificate, social security number,
Graduation will be held on Friday, proof of immunization on blue
April 6 at .9:30 in the auditorium. card, and proof of physical (with-
Parents are invited to attend. in the last year).
Gulf County s high school
seniors will be graduating soon
and many of them will be going on
to attend college and vo-tech
schools. The Gulf County
Scholarship Trust is proud to be
able to award scholarships to
graduates of Gulf County s public
schools through the generosity of
Students, beginning in sev-
enth grade, accumulate points
based on their academic perfor-
mance, school attendance.
parental participation at work-
shops,. and taking the PSAT. SAT.
and ACT exams. Each summer
these students return their Point
Summary Sheets to their guid-
ance :counselors. Upon gradua-
tion, .'points are counted and
converted to :money, which is
awarded to students, when they
present proof of registration in a
The donations of businesses.
organizations, and individuals in
this community make the Guilf
County Scholarship Progiam pos-
sible. These contributors are rec-
ognized in the graduation
programs at both Port St. Joe and
'Wewahitchka graduation cere-
monies and in The Star.
Since 1989. the Gulf County
'Scholarship Trust, through con-
tributions from the community,
have helped students raise their
aspirations and continue their
education. Gulf County's gradu-
ates need your help again this
year. Please direct your tax-
deductible contributions to. The
Thank You to
: In' January auxiliary member
Catle'rnne Ke'n'nedy of the John C.
Gainous \cvFT Post # 10069 went
to the elementary schools and
asked the students to 'make
Valentine cards for the Veterans
Sat the VA Medical Centers and
soldiers overseas. .In the past two
weeks the VFW has received let-
ters of thanks from the VA Hospi-
i; tals'in Bay Pines, Gainesville, and
Lake City. .
..The John C. Gainous VFW,
Post # 10069 and Ladies Auxiliary
would like to thank the elemen-
tary students for taking the time,
to make the beautiful and mean-'
ingful Valentine's Day card.
The Wewahitchka High School
'will be hosting its Renaissance
Fair on Friday. March 16. from
9:30 until 12:00 noon. There will
'be food by Bill .and- Shirley
McNamara. which 'consists of
turkey, chicken, nbs. and wings
and drinks by., WHS staff-
Fruitopia. Coca-cola, Mr. Pibb,
and Sprite. .
There "will be.events and dress
from the period of 1450 to 1600's
A.D. Some of these events include
a living timeline, bagpipes and
drums, swordsmen, Romeo and
Juliet play, concert, costume,
promenade and judging..
There will also be displays
- such as science lab, Spanish
Inquisition. Prostestant Reforma-
tion, mazes, art/perspective
drawing, Michelangelo and
DaVinci, test of strength, court of
lay, discovery of America and
much, much more.
It is sure to be a great time of
fun and adventure into the past.
The public is invited to go and
have a great time.
Gulf Schools to
Gulf County schools will dis-
Smiss early on Friday, March 16 for
Elementary school breakfast
will be served, but no lunch will
Bus schedule for Port St. Joe
students are as follows; North
Port St. Joe Elementary at 11:30,
Port St. Joe Elementary at 11:35,
Port St. Joe Middle School at
11:50, and Port St. Joe High
School at 12:00.
For Wewahitchka students;
Main Street Site, Wewahitchka
Elementary at 11:45, Linton Site,
Wewahitchka Elementary at
11:50, and Wewahitchka High at
Gull County Scholarship Trust.
P.O. Box 1094. Port St. Joe. FL
Special thanks to those of you
who support Gull County eradu-
ates through the Gull Count%,
Four-letter -words have
become a part of the everyday
vocabulary of many youngsters.
Sadly. parents and teachers no
longer need to ask. Where did
you hear that?" Movies. television.
and popular music spread crude
language like a virus. often helped
by unthinking adults and teen-
Children who use foul Ian-'
guage in school usually do so for'
a purpose. That purpose is often
to dely the rules, shock adults,. or
to impress or hurt other children.
If the vulganties are ignored. chil-
dren often move on to other, more
harmful acts such as open defi-
ance or physical violence. When
this occurs, teaching time is lost
to disciplining, other children feel
vulnerable, and everyone surfers.
Schools cannot undo ih'~A few,
short hours the impact of'',hat'
children hear and mimic dunng
the rest of the day. Parents and
Sa families must find -a way to help.
'Here are a few suggestions:
* Lay Down The Law-Set the
same rules at home that are
observed in school.
Muzzle Yourself-Listen to
yourself and make a conscious
effort to use acceptable lan-
Make House Rules-Make sure
that visiting relatives and
friends know and observe your
Observe Parental Warnings-
Don't allow school-aged chil-
dre.n to watch programs
labeled with parental warnings
of offensive language.
* :Know Who Is Listening-Before
watching programs for adults,
make certain youngsters are
not within earshot.
..Teach an Alternative, Vocab-
ulary-Teach children more
acceptable terms such :as
"rats" or: bummer" that can be
substituted for unacceptable
Beware of Prejudice--acial.
ethriic,-and sexual slurs" often
sneak into children's vocabu-t
lary. It is important for them to
understand that these' words
express prejudice and hate and
are never acceptable.
Learn How to React-Children
often use profanity to get a
reaction from their peers or
adults. .They want. to shock
you. Don't give them the satis-
faction. Shake your head and
express your disappointment.
But make it clear, through
your words and actions that
foul language will not be toler-
Transfer Forums at
GC Comm. College
The Career Center and the
Counseling Center of Gulf Coast
Community College 'has sched-
uled several transfer forums as
Wednesday, March, 7 at
10:00 a.m.; Thursday, March -15,
at 2:00 p.m.: and Wednesday,
March 21 at 10:00 a.m. all in the
Math Sciences room 147; and on
Tuesday, March 27, at 5:30 p.m.
in the Math Sciences room 146.
Each forum will provide gen-
eral transfer information, includ-
ing career choices, transfer tips,
foreign language requirements
For additional information
please contact Melissa Lavender
iAitU TE TR PR S.JEF THRSAY MAC 15 200_1
Cindy Ray was recently presented
award by GT Com. Cindy received a
with the GT Corn logo, and she chose a
her service award. Cindy began work w
operator and presently works in Acco
ments as an accounting clerk. Picture
Sonya Todd, Accounting Supervisor, an
Three Long Time GT Comr Employees Rewarded For Their Service
d with a 20 year service Gwen Wood was recently presented with a .30 year service Janice Adkison was recently presented with a 20 year service
10K gold pin emblazoned award by GT Com. Gwen received a 10K gold pin emblazoned with award by GT Com. Janice received a 10K gold pin emblazoned
the GT Corn logo, and she chose an Oreck upright vacuum with with the GT Corm logo, and she chose a Canon SureShot 35mm
i JVC 4-head Hi-Fi VCR as Buster B canister as her service award. Gwen began work with GT zoom camera as her service award. Janice began work with GT
ith GT Com in 1980 as an Com in 1970 as an operator and presently works in Consumer Com in 1980 as a service clerk and presently works. in
munting/Revenue Require- Services as a service rep. Pictured from left to right are Ima Jean Accounting/Revenue Requirements as a payroll analyst. Pictured
red from left to right are White, Service Rep Supervisor. Gwen Wood and Linda Wood, from left to right are Mike Lacour, Revenue Requirements
iA Cr,,, R., Customer Service Manager. Supervisor, and Janice Adkison..
Saint Patty's Day Ride for Am. Cancer Society
Lett to Editor
A major corner stone in pro-
moting this annual Birding and
Wildflower Festival (it also has a
large nature tourist draw in gen-
eral through out the year); is St.
Vincents Refuge Red Wolf Project.
I've just learned that it has
received a. major funding cut
notice andit may cause the pro-
ject not to be continued.
This has been a very success-
ful project, with low impact to the
area. It also fosters recovery of an
endangered species and at the
same time provides positive eco-.
nomical impact .to the area. It
seems we as a community should
support this project and protest
any fund' cutting.
S St. Joe Wildlife Sanctuary- &
r Education Center, Inc.
Lett To Editor,
The following letter was for-
warded to. The. Star. It v.was origi-
. nally addressed to the Honorable
Mayor and Members of the City
Commission. It reads as follows.
We are writing this letter in
response to the discussion at a
recent City Commission meeting
relating to the. old Port Theater. It
is our understanding that there
were some complaints or critical
comments relating to the improve-
ments (or lack thereof) by the cur-
rent owners and the city was
encouraged to deliver a letter to
the owners indicating their dias-
pleasure at the perceived lack of.
progress in providing additional
improvements to this old struc-,
Frankly, we find it quite diffi-'
cult to understand anyone's nar-
row view that would include ,
dissatisfaction with the rate of,'
progress ,for these ongoing- and
expensive improvements. We
believe the owners, Wade and
Paula Clark, have done a superb
job in the ongoing restoration, of
this historic landmark. From our
vantage point across the street
(301 Reid Avenue) we have
observed for the past three year's
that these hardworking owners
seem to be constantly, improving.
this property that was abandoned
for so many years. And, we are
most pleased that this former eye-
sore is now a functioning and
attractive place of business that is
back on the tax rolls!
We would suggest that you
direct your attention to the sev-
eral other structures on Reid
Avenue that appear to be aban-
doned or seriously neglected.
Also, since we are on the subject
of Reid Avenue, we would like to
compliment the city on its signifi-
cant efforts to beautify this down-
town street. Unfortunately, with
all the substantial improvements,
the planting spaces at many of the
corners remain neglected. with
either no flowenng plants or with
weeds only. NMay we offer to main-
-tain our corner if the city would
:find it convenient to finish the job
',Mystic 'Leather and
Apalachicola Bay Campground
'are sponsoring "Saint Patty's Day
Ride", on Saturday, March 17,
from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Motorcyclists from all over
will be 'cranking up at the
of beautifying these areas.?
Finally, we are also particularly
pleased with the continuing beau-
tifying efforts of CosUn Boulevard.
We thank you for your continuing
conurutment to this project.
Raymrnond C. & Betty J. Sitbg
CAPE SAN BLAS OFFICE
4693 Cape San Bias Road
S Cape SSaBgsF, 2456
Apalachicola Bay Campground,
located on Highway, 98 in
Eastpoint and driving through
Eastpoint. Carrabelle, Panacea,
Tallahassee, jBristol, .Blounts-
town. Wewahitchka. Port St. Joe,
Apalachicola and back to the
campgrounds -in Eastpoint. This
is an effort. to raise money for the
Franklin. County American
Cancer Society. ,
There will be free entertain-
ment. including live music from
Lose Ends. Breaking Chains.
Island Jam Band. Renegade.
Illegal Nozze. and more. There %\ill
be games for the kids. dooi prizes.
give-aways, and fun for the whole
family. Concessions will be open
for your hungry appetites with
BBQ chicken, hot dogs, and ham-
Any biker J.ishinig to join in
on the ride is welcome to register
at the Apalachicola Bay Camp-
ground on March 17th. the day of
the ride between 8:00 and 9:30
p.m.. ET. Registration lee is 820
per motorcycle and S4 per pas-
senger. All proceeds will go to the
Franklin County American
Cancer Society Unit.
The group of bikers are
expected to pass through Port St.
Joe somewhere between 2:00 and
3:15 p.m., ET.
The public is invited to go out
and have a great time while at the
same time, helping the cause of
the American Cancer Society,
Franklin County Unit.
For more information, or -for
ride map cantact Lorna at
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6260 Highway 98
St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
4100 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach: Excellent commercial l[oao.on Id l Sst-.M""E --- .': -
ready lor development, bc.'a l ips nol includedd Al.o excellent New Listing: 222i C 30. Buld,ng a currently be.r.g used
locar.on fo. io.nhomes rnext to marna" MLS#5966, S340,000. as a Real Etiale office and G.Ii Shop Can be u:ed a; com-
Contact Marlene Harris mercial or re.dcr.n al Beaui.,ul location $375,000.
MLS#6946. Contact John Delorme.
WO & i.ii m g-l-.
Business: \'ondertul Opporiun,n to o,,n a .cc:,es'sful business
,n beail,,,ul Beacon H.II Recerl r iefurb.shed .iuh ne.' appl,-
ances, $650,000, MLS#5002,. Contact Cathy Kitchens.
Beach Front Property, Two lots 90" beach frontage x 205
deep'. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY, ZONED TOURIST
COMMERCIAL. Permitted use: shops, restaurant, b&b inn.
Residential usage is permissible for townhomes. Current
usage. Surfside Inn with 11 units. $1,244,595.00,
MLS#8096, Contact Joan Smithwick
Overstreet: Very nice cleared lot in good condition
located on Borders Road.. $20,000. MLS#6615.
Contact Joan Smithwick
Lot: 50'x100' lot located in Beacon Hill
Subdivision. Only one block to the Gulf. Septic in
place. PRICED TO SELL, $30,000. MLS#6738.
Contact Cathy Kitchens.
Acreage: Head for the country. 10 acres located in
Dalkeith. Great place to build first home or starter
home. $20,000. MLS#6284. Contact Margaret
Gulf Front: Beautiful gulf front lot located in Cape
Estate House On Bay BeaOukil ba, lrcrt horne wr 4 bed
room & baih, prkfe:c,oral k.icher, ro bar. firplace and
m,,re The ma.ier ule has tji.:,..er. order, i.b and '.alk',r,
closet. Lower level hasn apartment. Furnished excluding some .
pictures, ch.na, arl ad peaiornal ,emr Ba, appo;'imreni onl, o
qu,oifJ buyers Listing agent, Paulette Cleare, must be pre-
sent at all showings. S950,000, MLS#8711
MEXICO BEACH OFFICE
:1200 U.S. Highway 98 REALTOR ASSOCIATES:
Mexico Beach, FL 32410 CAPE SAN BLAS: .
O A ''h rMargaret Flelcher Jeff Fletcher'
850-648-2020 PPaulette Cleare, ke Harris'
800-458-7478 Patrick Farrell
ST. JOE BEACH
S I 'Cathy Kitchens,
Margaret Presswood, Rusty Barfield
iEllen Allemore, Joan Smithwick
Jamie Crum, Marlene Harris
Back on the market: CI.hor, Place is a pr.,ale subd,.,sion locoai
,ed ,n Cape San Bla ,-llh paged dr.,ea;, adult p>:,l and kid
'die pool' Home features private entry, Anderson windows, 9'
ceilings, raise panel natural,oak finish cabinets, as well as an.
ampie appliance package S689,000, MLS#4893. Contact Jeff
or Margaret Fletcher. ,
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Beach View: 206 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach Beautilul one of
a kind 3 bedroom, 3 balh home designed by Paul Breni 3
decks overlooking Ihe gull, screened ,n back porch Many
bill ins Two car garage .;Ih access from Oleander Sireet
$595,000. MLS#5045. Contact Joan Smithwick.
I 4 l A _.-
New Lishng: 1100 15th Street, Mexico Beach a bedroom
i 5 bath -Fpprox 2000 1 t.mr,, p,:i;;bitIle' Can be
home. o':e -:,orkihop, '.ud.h. or large '.orage area Perfect
lor hand, mar, hobb.e:t or large farm.,. S 130,000,
MLS#8561. Contact Margaret Presswood.
Investment Gulf V;ed town house,.has 2 bedroom, 2.51
ba+h w. aoppliancei & tastefully furnished. $162,000,.
MLS#4611. Contact Marlene Harris
109 Circle Dr., Mexico Beqch S410.000. ..ai.:h ihe boors
come ,n & the beautiful unsEier t'.m ihe large deck cFt rh,s
d e 2 bd 2 bo ups ta,' I bd.'lba dc..'-n:vars look: 1.ke
new. Very nicely furnished. Upstairs has never been rented.
Downstairs has a very good rental history. Hand hewn
cypress paneling upstairs. Low maintenance. Vinyl exterior.
Must see this one. MLS#6287. Contact Joan Smithwick.
New Listing v'ell rmar.aoned a bedrcom 2 bath h.,rne
lowaed close o publIc choolk .' Po,' St Joe "pprox 1750
square feet. MLS# 6872, $160,000. Contact Margaret
7660U wy. YU, at. Joe Beacn. Location! LocationI r oea-
room, 2 bath brick home on 2 lots across from dedicated
beach. Large garage with workshop in back. Great Florida
room to enjoy the fantastic sunsets. Call for appointment.
Lots of palm trees. Lot 100'x140'. REDUCED TO $295,000.
MLS#8125. Contact Ellen Allemore
One Of A Kind Duplex! 111 E & F 1st St., Mexico Beach.
2 bedroom, 1 bath upstairs, 2 bedroom, 1 bath downstairs,
Steel roof, ceramic tile floors. 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 for
appointment soon. $229,000. MLS# 8128. Contact Ellen
Beautiful Sunsetsl from large 2 story custom built brick
home with' personality on 1.5 lots across from dedicated
beach. 4 bedroom, 3.5 Bath. Approx. 3532 sq. ft. of liv-
ing area. Metal roof, large deck, Florida room. Huge
attached back garage, could be incorporated for more
living space. Carpet & tile throughout. Beautiful Florida
Beach landscaping. Many unique amenities. Reduced
$589,000.00. MLS#8124. Contact Ellen Allemore
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San Bias on White Sands Drive. Lot size approx. e.133 x97. IWottetPea Wairn $. 1 "B "- .y re.cn access, vews or tne xu.r m,,e ,n, .curns,
1 3 e, Septic, and Water in. $325,000.a En E 4 2 ba. home very appealing. This home is located on a
n33'x90o'. Well., St, Pad Carer. $ S 1 56'x200-'lot next to a 2000 acre wildlife preserve. Lg. win-
dMLS# 5770. Contact Paulette Cleare. ows and open living area allow you to enjoy the view of the
Even Tide: Bay Front Development located in Cape Bay Front This lovely home sets on 2.43 acres MOL of 311 Robin Lane, Mexico Beach. Very nice 3 bedroom, 2 Gulf & the fireplace from the kitchen, din. & liv. rooms.The
San Bias. Gated brick paved entrance, property zoned mixed commercial. Cypress walls accent the bath brick home in quiet neighborhood, nicely landscaped, decks from the living area & the master bdrm. offer views of
Underground utilities with gulf and bay access. nautical look with built in aquarium and brass hand rail on Beautiful hardwood floors. Ceramic tile in bathrooms, the Gulf as well. The home is built for comfort including a
Starting at $40,000. Interior up to $160,000. stairs leading to master bedroom. 3 ponds, and above enclosed garage, thermal windows, just to name a few of the jacuzzi tub in the master bath. Park your boat out of the
Jeff Fletch ground pool, $399,900. MLS#5595. Contact Paulette perks of this house. Large lot, approx. 100'x95'. Reduced to weather and your feet in the sand. $259,900. MLS#6571.
Contact Margaret or Jeff Fletcher. Cleare. $108,000. MLS#8126. Contact Ellen Allemore. Margaret or Jeff Fletcher.
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Do You Know If You're At Risk For Kidney Disease?
Millions of Americans May be at Risk for Kidney Disease; Simple Blood Tests Can Detect Your Risk
What you don't know can't
hurt, right?, Wrong, says the
'National Kidney Foundation of
'Florida. There are times when
ignorance can cost you your
health. In fact, four percent of the
'entire U.S. population is currently
;at risk for kidney disease, .and
-most people don't even know that
they are in any danger. A recent'
national survey reported that 11
million Americans have an ele-
S vated blood level of a waste prod-
uct called creatinine. Healthy
kidneys remove creatinine a waste
product from the normal activity
of your muscles but when kidney
function slows down, the level of
creatinine inthe blood goes up.
During March, National
Kidney Month, the foundation
wants to make the public aware
that a small elevation in creati-
nine may be an early sign of kid-
ney disease, occurring at a stage
when treatments can help to pre-
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Crystal Sands Realty, Inc. is pleased to announce their Top
Producer for the month of February, 2001. Vickie Davis joined
the company the. beginning of February and has proven her years
of experience in the real
estate industry. Vickie
worked several .ears in
real estate management
S and decided to use her
acquired expertise to
," ey.ic become a full time
te o Realtor. Her knowledge
S and understanding of
in her first month as a
.:0.: the industry is evident
RatVickie and her
husband, R.' D. Davis,
have called Port St. Joe
their home for many years. Vickie will be here for you as your
true local Realtor. You can reach Vickie at 850-648-4400 or
850-229-1241. Your real estate needs can be met efficiently and
professionally with someone who understands the business!
vent kidney disease from advanc-
ing to a more serious .problem.
When kidney disease progresses
to the stage where 85 to 90 per-
-cent of function is lost; dialysis
treatment or a kidney transplant
is needed to sustain life.
"Unfortunately, kidney' disi-
ease may be silent for many
years," says William W. Anderson,,
M.D., Chairman of the National
Kidney Foundation of Florida's
Medical Advisory Board. "Many
people may not be aware that they
are losing kidney function until
their disease :reaches an advanced
stage. For this reason, it is impor-
tant to make sure your doctor
includes tests of your kidney
function, such as your creatinine
level, in your regular physical
examination," Anderson contin-
Other important tests of kid-
ney function that should be part
of your physical checkup are the
blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test
and a test for protein in the urine.
Urea nitrogen is another waste
product that builds up in your
blood when your kidneys are not
functioning properly. Too much
protein in your urine is another
sign of decreasing kidney func-
tion. Protein is normally retained
in the blood, but when the kid-
ney's filtenng units are damaged,'
large amounts of protein can leak
into the urine.
"Early detection is the key to
preventing, kidney disease from
progressing, to an advanced
stage," says Anderson. In the
early stages of kidney disease,
treatments such as diet and med-
ications can help to slow the loss
of kidney function.
Diabetes is the leading cause
of chronic kidney disease in the
U.S., followed by high blood pres-
sure. Close to 70 million
Americans have these diseases.
To help prevent chronic kidney
disease and kidney failure and
other complications, anyone who
has diabetes or high blood pres-
sure should visit his or her doctor
regularly and carefully follow th
prescribed treatment to control
blood sugar and blood pressure.
It's important for all
Americans to know. the following
signs and symptoms, of chronic
blood and/or protein in the
high blood pressure;
a creatinine blood test greater
than 1.2 for women and 1.4 for
burning or 'difficulty during
more frequenturination, par-.
ticularly at night;
puffiness around the eyes,,
swelling of the hands and feet,
especially in children; ''
See your doctor if you notice
any of these. However, remember
that you may have kidney disease
without any symptoms. The
'National Kidney Foundation, of
Florida urges you to learn more
about your kidneys and to get reg-
ular checkups that include tests
for blood pressure, blood sugar,
urine protein and *kidney func-
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170 Bo John Dr. Wewahitchka 125 of Dead Lakes water fro
home is a fixer upper Can be extended to a 2 slory Beautiful Vii
extends 500 into the Dead Lakes to Ihe channel. 559,900.00
116 Stebel Ave- Port St. Joe/White City 42 x 70 double wide on 3/A
ner property, 1 block from boat ramp & Inlercoostal Waterway Old house
converted to shop or garage J.BR/2BA, this is a place for a growing fam
10358 Hwy 71 Port St. Joe/Whitfield Hill 286' Hwy 71 fronlage
acres. Known as the "Flower Lady's House".' Lilies, amaryliss, roses,
mature magnolia and oak trees. A' must see for potential $98,500.00
LAND FOR SALE'
Corner of Pine and Alabama St. Joe Beach .150' x 75' lot on c
Alabama. Corner lot has been.cleared. onl> 2 blocks to the beach. $45,
Gulf County Farms Wewahitchka Traci 3 5 18 acres on Farm Road
found. Good place for gardening, horses or small farm. Priced right at 5
Americus Ave. St. Joe Beach Summer Place Subdivision, Lot 18, Lot siz
209.50', view of the gulf, has beach and swimming pool access. $89,9(
105 South 38th St. Mexico Beach This beachside toWnhome features
1 1/2 baths. Upgganil .die !ONTR-A" Tnte
everything. Fully furnishe 3 .00.--
110 B Miramar Drive Townhome located on the Canal! This nice 2 I
bath. Townhome has Decks, Boat Slip, CH/A, furnished. Great Rental $2
307 MARYLAND AVE MEXICO BEACH This very nice double wide mo
BR and 2BA, dining/living comb., large kitchen, breakfast nook, laund
Must See. $89,500.00
508 Georgia Ave. This double-wide, only 3 blocks to beach. 3 BR/:
screened in porch and nice lot. Ready to use as a beach get-away or hor
201 Virginia,Drive -- This 2 BR/1 BA home has enclosed front porch, ch/
and vinyl siding, fenced yard, utility shed and carport. Short walk to b
320 A Wysong This beautiful 2 BR/1 BA townhome is just waiting for y
from the beach. Privacy fence encloses a beautiful landscaped yard. Mai
You must see to appreciate it $72,500.00
820 Highway 98- Commercial building with beach view. Sitting right c
Has to be seen to appreciate. You can have your own business and watch
in and the beautiful sunsets. $379,900.00
107-A SOUTH 38TH ST. (A SUMMER PLACE 18) MEXICO BEACH This
very short walk to the beach. 2 bd, 1 1/2 bath., vinyl siding, new roo, tc
ties to mention. Completely furnished, just bring your clothes.
8976 HWY. 98 This.beautiful home has been completely remodeled. Hi
BA. Home is set up for 'the new millennium, lower level for entertaining a
1 BR/1 BA downstairs. Upstairs has 4 BR/3 BA and sitting room, large
102 Sun Ray Court This very nice single wide mobile home (14x80),
central H/A, carpet, partially furnished. Many amenities, large workshop
landscaped, short walk to designated, beach. MUST SEE!! $89,900.00
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ST. JOE BEACH land. Mature trees, above ground pool and
8053 Hwy. 98 Water Front This Gulf froni townhome has 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bath, VACAN
fully furnished, covered parking, with decks to view the sunsets This unit is an excellent '
renalnl $299,900.00 MEXIC<
nlIage. 3BR/2BA 8227 Highway 98 This 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhome ,s fully furnished, some newleared lat, mes o
ew Property line appliances, decks Must See!! Great Rental S279,900.00 5 ,900 00 oned homes o
341 Ponce de Leon, GOT TO SEE! Very nice double wide mobile home. 3 bedrooms and .. BEAC
4 acre. Nice cdr- 2 baths, large kitchen, dining/living comb. with fireplace, laundry room and a large BEAC
se behind can be deck Don't miss it. $99,000.00 SunRay Court Lot 2, has septic, Q
ily 549,900.00. 247 Columbus St., PRISTINE! 3 br,'2 ba home with separate dining room, carpeted Financing available $38,000.00
house and 13.5 throughout, sitting on 100 x1 50 lol in the 2nd block of St. Joe Beach. This as a turn-key n yCour 0 ot water top pa
all around with home A GREAT BUY! 5152,500.00 9270 & 963 Starfish Ave. Lots 12$ 14
6901 Highway 98 This gulf front 1 /2 duplex has 3BR and 2BA. Has large deck and been cleared and each lol has a survey $58
bedrooms face the gulf. Central Heat and Air Great Rentalli Must See!I S399,000.00 ST. JOE
S,: .T Ward St.- GULF VIEW Ir, first block of beach
PORT ST. JOE AREA 8, BIk 12 Fnaoncing available $74,900.00
204 21st St., This 3 BR/2.5 BA home is finished on outside, finish the inside to your last Ward St.,- GULF VIEW In first block fJl
corner of Pine & Home has a 2 car garage, just a short walk to schools. Must See! $77,500.00 Lot 7, BIk 12 Financing available 579",W.
,000.00. 1203 Constitution Drive Bay view. This 3 BR/2 BA home has all the amenities. Beautiful Ponce De Leon One of the few lots le
. Privacy can be unobscured boy view ar.d sunsels si;ting on. a lol 125' x 190' MOL. /If has a screened. move a trader on or build. Short w lgp
S39,500.00 in back porch, entrance can be made from the alley at the rear of the home also. View is S40,000.00
ze approx. 50' .x unbelievable. $247,500.00 Selma Street Lot 11 Approx. 75' x 176', Fir
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324 Sandpiper Road This beautiful 3BR,/2 BA home is just steps to the beach. You can Creekfroni Welappo Creek Lots 1 & 2 appro
bedrooms and sit on the screened deck and enjoy the water viev This home is in excellent condition. Financing available. $44,000.00 Each Reduc
2 bedrooms and Great room has cathedral ceiling, cen H/A Must See!! $250,000.00 Creekfront Wetappo Creek Lot 3. Approx.
d. This unit has OVERSTREET cleared, financing available $46,000.00 redu
Long Street-Overstreet-Approx 2.acres, with
bedroom, 2 1/2 182 Chapel Lane, This property;, used as a church retreat. It consists of 2 doublewide the beach1, or ;nlercoastal canal $39,900.00
226,900.00, trailers, 1 single .ide 1 wood Frame building used as a dining area, 1 building covering Chapel Lane Overstreet Waterfront, Deep wat'
bile home has 3 2 trailers, extra rooms and a large screened porch There is one well and 3 septic tanks, way Park your boal in your from yard. Beauti
Iry room, decks. 'One doublewide is open inside for meetings and the other doublewide is living, area for from beach. Financing available. There are tv
the caretaker. This beautiful acreage has mahy;'many uses for churches, clubs, large fam- Palmetto & Chapel Land Overstreet 1.9
2 BA with large' ilies that want to stay together, or whatever you want to dream up. Everything is in excel- Beautifully wooded corner property, $24,000,
me. $79,90000 lent condition and on 'approximately 2.5 acres. $179,000.00. 8894 State Road 386- 1.26 Acres with 125'
a, new windows 111 Broucher Lane This 2BR/1BA single mobile home is a great second home or for a home. $22,000.00.
a, new windows first time buyer. Near Intracoastal, property is wooded, with trails running through prop- State Road 386 1.01 acres with 395' of Hv
each. $87,000. erty. Must See!,$36,900.00 Rest Road. High and dry land. $22,000.00
620 North Long Overstreet 1.Ax70 mobile home, 2 bd, 1 bath on 1, acre of land.
ou. Just minutes Includes 24x24 wood garage and mature vegetation. Grape vines, pink & white grapefruit WEWA.
ny extras inside, trees, plum, and pecan trees. $45,000.00 Idlewood Drive Block 1, lots 4, 5 & 6, total
147 Carr's Lane Overstreet 16x80 mobile home A landscaper's dream. 12x42'front Idlewood Drive Block 1, lots 9, 10 & 11, to
o0 Highway 98. deck with covered tin roof, 30x30 back deck, 10x10 storage.shed w/10x20 addition. Idlewood Drive Block 2, lots 1, 2 & 3, total
ch the waves roll Outside sprinkler system, roses, flowers and centipede grass. Property is fenced and ready Idlewood Drive Block 2, lots 9, 10, 11, tota
to move into, $89,000.00 Knollwood Street 3 nice lots near Dead La
Each lot $12,500.00
o Townhome is a WEWAHITCHKA Sierra Drive Stonemill Creek Approx. 3 ac
oo many ameni- $28,900.00
Great Rental!! 6914 Highway 71 South Scotts Ferry Located approx. 1 mile from Chipola River, in Mitchell & Griffin Roads -This wooded home si
Calhoun County, building has been used as a restaurant, some remodeling. $79,900.00 and the well known West Arm of the Dead Lc
314 Lake Alice Drive -,This very nice home h6s 3BR/2 full BA, remodeled, large workshop, vacation home. Great Fishing. $15,000.00.
landscaped yard, across from Lake Alice. $75,000.00 Hwy. 22 & Lake Julia, Wewahitchka, This 1 .5
ome has 5 BR/4 848 E. River Road, Turn-Key Home! This 3BR/2BA home has just been remodeled inside and on it. Looks over Lake Julia. Located downtown
nd kitchen, and out. Sitting on 1.6 acres of land. It has a gazebo, 2 deep wells and a separate 1 BR/1 BA Ful sunrise and sunset over Lake Julia. What a
deck. Must see efficiency apartment. A Steal At $75,000.00 Ganley Road 5 acre farm Dalkeith 4.6 ac
3165 County Road 381- Peaceful country living in this spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, end paved road. All sides are surrounded by I
sitting on 4.2 acres mol. Wood burning fireplace in.the living room, 3 fish ponds, and many and seclusion. Can be found on this beautiful
has 3 bd, 2 ba, extras. Also, a 2 bedroom, 1 bath house that could be fixed up, as a 'rental or guest house. Corner of HWY 71 & Bill Nelson Rd. 300' fro
p/storage shed, Only about a mile to a launch and the Chipola Cut-Off River. LETS GO FISHING!! A Must See With Variable Usage. $45,000.00C
$146,000.00 Dalkeith Approx. 23 acres, has Hwy frontag
4030 Hwy 71 Wewahitchka 24x32 double wide mobile home, 3 bd, 2 bath on 1 acre of
JANICE F. BROWNELL, Broker
,4 Sales Associates:
Phillip Dodson, Vickie Davis,
wood shop $55,000.00
inly, approx 100x158, ;hori ,walk ro beach
|I W-. Homes or restricted mobile homes.
IlOlri ied mobile homes. Financing avail-
Block 21, Each lot approx. 50 x 107, Lots have
,000.00 For both lots.
50'x 125' lot across from dedicated beach, Lof
.1 1 25' lot across from dedicated beach,
i s^ach. It has been cleared and ready to
PFL&ach. The lot.is approx. 75' x 150'.
lancing available. $40,000.00
x. 3 acres each, septic & well in place, cleared.
ed $40,000.00 Each.
4 acres with well & septic in place, fish pond,
well and pond. This property is just minutes to
er, easy access in and out of intracoastal water-
iful wooded lot on paved road approx. 5 miles
,o parcels. Each one $84,900.00 each
acres on corner of Palmetto & Chapel Lane.
Hwy 386 frontage. Good building lot or mobile
wy 386 frontage. Directly across from Pleasant
al price $14,500.00.
I price $12,000.00.
kes. Lots 9, 10 &11, Meeks Lake subdivision.
acres of partially cleared land. Great location!!!
ite is just a short distance from the River System
makes, almost an 1/2 acre. Ideal for a home or
i3 acres of land is just waiting on you to build
n Wewahitchka on Hwy 22. Watch the beauti-
res, lot 77, cleared property at the end of dead
pines and owned by St. Joe Paper Co. Privacy
ontage on HWY 71'. Property has been cleared.
e, near river. $64,500.00
PAGE 6B' THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001
Line ads: $3.50 for first 20 words,
$2.00 for each additional week, plus 5c
for each additional word per week. Call
227-1278 to place yours.
Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. SHARP
. r *,A -" .'' .
........ .. .......... .- M .A. .. .. A
LOTS OF FURNITURE
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.
1994 Jeep Cherokee (white) 4x4:; 1993
Ford F-150 (white); 1991 Ford F-150
(tan). All vehicles are located at the
main office in Wewahltchka, at 125 N.
Hwy 71. We will. accept-bids through
March 30, 2001. We reserve the right to
refuse any and all bids. 850-639-2222.
1992 Ford Crown Victoria. vinyl. top,
fully loaded, excellent condition. extra
clean, aluminum wheels, S3.995, call
i9'89 Chevy 1/2, ton. pickup, very
dependable, new tires, $3,000 OBO, call
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass, blue. 4 door.
power windows & locks. 69.000 miles,
$4.500 OBO, call 827-6801. 4tp3/8
1997 Z-71, 4X4, extended cab truck,
-power windows & power locks, cruise,
tilt, 83,000 miles, $16,900, call 229-
1997 Plynouth Breeze, excellent condi-
uon. A/C,. cruise. S6.000 OBO, call
227-9292 or 229-2404. tfc3/8
1994 Ford Crown Victona. good condi-
tion, 119.000+ miles, runs good,
$4,200, call 229-S427. ltp3/15
1973 Mustang Coniertible. Needs some
body work. paint and a top. Interior and'
drive train in excellent condition. 302V-
8, power steenng and brakes, new tires
and wheels, dual exhaust, 83,500. Call
-Rick at 850-227-5349. 3tc3/1
1988 Crown Victona LTD, low mileage
on motor and transmission. Have to see
to appreciate, nice and clean, $2,995,
, call 647-5361. tfc3/1
.1985 Ford Van. as is. best offer for more
informationr. call 229-2619 alter 5-pm.
L. :. ..... .- .. ...... fc3/1
15' Fiber Glass Rivercratl Boat. 55 hp
!Suzuki motor, s/s prop, depth/fish
Sfinder., tac., and more. 2 gas tanks, 2
batteries. spare tire and wheel, new 40#
trust rrunkota trolling motor, heavy duty
trailer 14"' wheels.$3,200, call 229-
8859. ... ltp3/15
1999 17', River Craft with 100 hp
Suzuki. Great for, bay or near shore
fishing. Call 227-1296. tfc3/1
KAYAKS! Lnsinkable. self-bailing, sta-
ble. safe and FUN! 314 Reid Avenue (at
the Port Theatrel. Several to choose
from! Open Tues.-Sat 229-9282 i'c3/1
Want your child to feel at home? New.
24 hour child care opening Monday..
March 19. 2001. 6330 Amencus Ave..
St. Joe Beach. Will be starting early
childhood at the Ist of the month. Call
Dawna at 647-2912. 2tc3/15
Vocational Reintal; 2 bedroom, 1.5
bath, furnished townhouse near St.
Joseph Bay Golf Course. $250 weekly
or $600 per month plus utilities.
Deposit required, available May-
.' November. call 229-6738. 3tc3'15
2 bedroom Trailer with washer, dryer.
microwave. -300 a month. 5 miles from,
Overstreet Bndge. call 648-5306. tfc3/i5
Mobile home lots for rent, quiet park in
Mexico Beach, call 648-5476. tfc3/8
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
/ GULF SHORE STORAGE
MOSS CREEK APTS.,126,
Amy Circle,. Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465.
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment at 606
Woodward Ave. Very Nice! All ceramic
tile floors, call 647-2570. 2tp3/8
2 bedroom, 1 bath mobile home, 164'
McGlon, Wewa., nice, $300 a month,.
$200 security deposit, call 639-4926.
2 bedroom, 1 bath house for rent, $400
per month, call Land & Castle Realty at
For Lease:' Warehouse/Garage on
Williams Ave, 2550 sq. ft., 2 service
bays, 2nd story loft, 227-1429. 1.:3 1
Trailers for rent, 1 block off of beach on
Desoto Street, call 647-5106. tfc3/1
1 bedroom, 1 bath, small newly deco-
rated furnished home in Mexico. Beach,
1 block to beach, suitable for 2 adults,
no yard upkeep, references & security
deposit required, $385 a month. April to
December lease, call 850-648-4362.
New 3 bedroom. 2 bath mobile home on
large lot In Mexico Beach, quiet neigh-
borhood, 5 blocks from beach, $600 per
month, call 648-4365 or 645-5412.
RV Spaces for rent, call 229-8959, leave
For Rent, 850 sq. ft. warehouse with
office & rest room. S250 monthly. Gulf
South Self Storage 229-6200. tfc3/ I
Furnished Efficiency type apartment
in Port St. Joe. All utilities furnished,
weekly, monthly rates, deposit, call
A 4 bedroom. 2 bath home in Gulf Aire
Subdivision at St. Joe Beach.
Furrushings include stove, refrigerator.
dishwasher and washer/dryer. There is
a communiruty summing pool and tennis
courts. Call Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals
at 648-5449 or 1-800-582-2990. tfc3/1
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.
Large 2 bdrm. house. stove & refrig.
cen h&a. screen porch. carport & laun-
Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
.refrig.. washer/dryer hook-up.
New extra 1g. 3 bdrm house. 1 1/2
ba.. inside laundry nn ch&a, dish-
,washer.:& stove, fully carpetuim.o
*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat & air,
One bedroom apartment, washer/
driver hookup... .
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m. -tfc3/1
Long Term Rentals
Seeking property owners for long term
rentals. Call Larry Ar-line Realty, 647-
2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands' Realty 648-4400. tfc3/1
Liberty Manor Apts 102 Liberty Manor
Circle. PSJ. Affordable housing for the
:elderly & handicapped. CH/A. laundry
facilities, energy efficient const.. stove &\
refng., furn.. fully carpeted. IBR apts.
:on site Equal Opp. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more Info. NOW TAK-
ING APPLICATIONS Uc3.! I
2 bedroom. unfurnished apartment.
ocean vew. cable furnished. 1004 Hwy
98. Mexico Beach. 1 year lease required,
8500 a month. 8500 deposit. Call before
6:00 p.m. CST 648-4922 or 648-5139.
See the Classifieds and the
Trades & Services
online at www.starfl.com
601 15th St. Mexico Beach. Fl.
Hagnly resincied morBle home lois 'fi reht.
tinder arcuno uhlihies pared road street
lhahis Fik ouit \our Iti nowl For more
information call 850-648-4006.
St. Joe Beach
SMexici Beach Mini
Storage Units, 6'x12',
and 12'xz12'. 648-5146,
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS., 25
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities ,.
Yard Sale, 2 families, 1211 Long Ave.,
Sat., March 17, 8:00 12:00. Clothes,
Household items, Children's Toys. ip3/n5
Yard Sale, 522 6th Street, Port St. Joe,
Sat., March 17, 7:30-11:00 am. Lots of
toys, little tykes and step 2 yard toys,
play house, teeter totter, rocker horses,
slide-etc. Baby port-a crib, high chair,
swing, booster seat. If you have'
children, you need to be here. ltp3/15
Yard Sale, 1017 Woodward Ave., Fri. &
Sat., March 16 & 17. Table & 6 Chairs,
fishing tackle, wood craft, I table & odd
chairs. 227-1804. ltp3/'15
Yard Sale, 712 Hwy 98, Meuaco Beach,
white house with red roof across frot6
Toucans, Sat., March 17, 8:00 am EST
until ? Itp3/15
Yard Sale, 7124 Amencus Ave., St. Joe
-Beach, Sat., March, 17, 8:00-1:00.
Tools, lamps, linens, clothes, silver, fur-'
niture & lots. lots more ltc3,'15
Yard Sale, 205 10th Street. Corner of
10th & Palm. Sat.. March 17. 7:00
until. Misc. items. 2 twin beds & ma,-
Yard Sale. 106 & 107 19th Street.
Mexico Beach. Fn.. & Sat.. March 16 &
17. 8:00 1:00. Mulu family. I tc3/ I5
Yard Sale, St. Joseph's Catholic
Church, 20th Street. Sat.. March 17.
9:00 till. Iltp3,' 15
Large Craft Show:
Embroidery items of clothes, pil-
low cases, small appliance cov-
ers, wood products, covered
baskets, beach bags, hand made
quilts, very nice. Jewelry, sea
Don't miss it. You'll be sorry.,
304 Hatley Drive
Mexico Beach 8:00-3:00 CST
March 16 & 417
Friday & Saturday ltp315
Bartender Work at the fabulous :s
Wonder Bar on St. Joe Beach.,j
Experience desirable, must be 2 I wi th a
'_kreat personality, honest and hard
working. Day and rught work required
and weekends. Apply in person at 814.1-..
W. Hwy 98, talk to Jim Sullivan, rioi
phone calls please. Itc3/15
Waitress Friday & Saturday nights,
8:30 pm-1:30 am at the Wonder Bar, St.
:Joe Beach on -,he water. Apply in person
at 8141 W. Hwyv 98. talk to Jim
Sullivan. no phone calls please. itc.i 15
Position Vacancy with the Gulf,
County Schools 2000-2001.;
Lunchroom Worker (3 hour);'
Wewahitchka High School, Deadline
March 23. 2001. 12:00 NOON C.D.T.
Contact Dr. Bill Truby, Principal,
Wewahltchka High School One Gator
Circle, Wewahitchka. FL 32465. 850-
639-2228. A copy of the advertised job
descripUon arid an application form are
available from the school office or the
district office building located at 150-.
Middle School Road mn Port St. Joe.
General work ex-penence is preferred;
Successful applicant must pay $42 fin-
gerprint analysis fee. Salarn is deter-
mined by the adopted salary schedule.
Gulf County Schools is an equal
opportunity employer. 2tc3.' 15
Housekeepers needed, must be'able to
work on Holida s & Weekends,,
Experience helpful. Please apply In pet'-'
son at Best Western Motel In
Apalachicola. 4tc3 l'
Sun & Sand Mobile Home Park
1112 N. 15TH ST.
ASK ABOUT 1ST MONTH
FREE MOVE IN RENT
Ofe: 302-A Reid Ave., Port St. Joe, FL
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours
PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
/ MINI-STORAGE \
5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
SASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT!
The City of Mexico Beach is accept-
ing applications for two part-time
positions in Parks and Recreation.
Applications can be picked up at City
Hall, 118 N. 141', Mexico Beach, FL
32410. The deadline for applications is
3/30/01 .at 4:30 pm CST. The City of
Mexico Beach is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and a Drugt Free Workplace
Data Entry Specialist, full time or part
time, must be accurate and computer
literate. Will train, good pay and bene-
fits, call 850-267-0903 ext. 233, or 800-
Anchor Vacation Properties is now
hiring full time reservationist. All
applicants should be energetic, out
going, hard working, and good commu-
nication skills. Apply in person at 4693
Cape San Blas Road. ; 3tc3/15
Local Medical Clinic looking for the
following positions Front Office
Clerk/Receptionist, experience pre-
ferrecl. scheduling record keeping., data
entry. filing. etc. Nursing Position:
CNA. LPN. or RN needed for busy prac-
uce. phlebotomy necessary. experience
required Must be willing to travel to
area clinics as needed. Echo
Technician: Part tunime position, more if
willing to travel to Quincy one day per
week. Contact Wendi at (850) 653-8600
or fax resume to 653-4135. 2tc3/15
Burger King is now hiring for
Apalachicola Burger King @ $7.00 an
hour. Please visitt your local Burger King
to fill out an application.
EOE/M/F/V,/D. Drug-free Workplace.
Goldeo. Inc. is an independent fran-
chise of Burger King Corporation. a,3 ,=
AC Duct Installers needed. Will train.
Please call G.W. service at 229-9125.
'"ATTENTION dN DECK! Maritime
Personnel Services; Inc., a leader in
marine job. placement, Is 'seeking
Captains. Mates, Engineers, QMED's.
AB's, OS's and Deckhands for the off-
shore oil/gas industry. Expenenced &
non-expenenced. Career opportunity'
Benefits Call 850-234-9900. E-mail:
Gulf County Board of 'County
Commissioners is seeking one (1)
individual to fill a full time
Maintenance 3 position. The starting
salary is $8.40 per hour!/40 hours per
week. The following qualifications are
desired for this position at the
Courthouse Maintenance Department..
Must be able to do maintenance and
construction of County facilities and
cleaning/Janitorial duties. Must be a
High School Graduate or Equivalent.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.,
Application will be available at the Gulf
County Courthouse Maintenance
Department, 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr..
Blvd. 850-229-6251 or the Gulf County
Public Works. 1001 10th Street. Port St.
Joe. Flonda 850-227-1401. Monday
thru Fnday. 7-.30 a n 4:00 p.m.. E T.
Gulf County enforces a Drug-Free
Workplace Policy and is an Equal
Supply Clerk. GT Comn. a local
telecommunications company, is
taking applications for a Supply
Clerk in Port St. Joe. Job responsibil-
ities include the processing of Lnvoices
for payment. Inventory control. return-
ing items for repair. purchase order.
entry, material receiving, and updating
and maintaining information for
employee tool issues. Other duties
include, answenng the telephone and
special projects as assigned. Good wnt-
ten and oral communication skills are
requirements along w-th general PC
knowledge and working knowledge of
MS Word and Excel A rrurumum of a
high school diploma is required and
experience in the clerical field is a plus.
GT Comn is a drug free workplace. offer-
ing a full range of benefits including
401K and healthcare EOE. Send
resume and salary requirements to: GT
Com. Human Resources Department.
P.O. Box 220. Port St. Joe. FL 32457.
'Bookkeeper position open: estab-
lished company has immediate opening
for highly expenenced person in all
aspects of Real Estate accounting.
Peachtree and Rental software a must.
Call Parker Realty of Mexco Beach. Inc.
at 850-648-5777 or fax resumes to 850-
The Reservation/Receptionist posi-
tion for spring and summer season. Part
time weekends required. Call Mexico
Beach Harmon Realty, 648-5767. ic3/l5
Cleaning Crews needed for spring and
summer vacation rental season. Call
Debbie Nastally, Mexico Beach Harmon
Realty. Inc. for interview appointment,
Plant Clerk, GT Com, a local telecom-
munications company, is taking
applications for a Plant Clerk in Port
St. Joe. Job responsibilities include
preparation of daily time sheets, absen-
tee reports, %work schedules and general
filling. Other duties include, answering
the telephone and special projects as'
assigned. Good written knowledge and
working knowledge of MS Word, Excel
and Outlook. A trarumum of a high
school diploma is required and experi-
ence in the clerical field 'is a plus. GT
Corn Is a drug free workplace. offenng a
full range of benefits including 401 K
and healthcare. EOE Send resume arid
salary requirements to: GT Corn,
Human Resources Department. P.O.
Box 220, Port St. Joe. FL 32457 2tc3/8
Toucan's Restaurant. Hwy 98 in
Mexico Beach has all positions open.
Apply in person. experience very help-
puter ex-penence required. some week
end duty & public relations experience a
plus. Part time position open. Fax
resumes to Parker Realty of Mexico
Beach. Inc. at 850-648-5779. tfc3..' I
HouseKeeping Inspector, Mexico
Beach. St. Joe Beach area. Weekend
work required. Must have transporta-
non. full time position. Anchor Vacation
Properties. Mexico Beach. Apply in per-
son 2tc3.' 15
Children's Case Manager, Provides
assessment. follow-up and coordination
of services with emouonal problems.
Requires Bachelor's Degree in human
services arid one year of expenence with
emotionally disturbed children;.
Requires use of personal vehicle and
good drnvng record. Salarn plus S2. 125
area dffferenual. Position located in Gulf
County. Reference job code 23-2. tfc3/l
I :li. TR a nd SERVICES I
Jeff Wood 227-1559
.- -'. t.:- ".:-. B,.,i, n
LICENSED & INSURED
Port St. Joe Call
* Residential -Custom Wood
* Commercial *Industrial
A S R Fence
Fencing and Concrete Work.
Albert Fleischmann FREE Estimates.
EINI593115646 (850) 647-4047
Circle S Refinishing
Repair n Touchup or Complete
Refinishing. We do it ALL from
furniture to floor. Free Estimates
This area's most exper.erncd relr,,sher;
827-2550 ask for Dusty
REMODELING, RENOVATION. REPAIRS
Trim and finish All types of carpentry
work, Over 25 years experience
Insured, (850) 227-7388
S FENCES*FENCES* FENCES
All Types Dependable Service
*Top Quallty Products
RAYMOND WILKERSON I
LAWN MAINTENANCE SOD LAID FlOWER BEDS IRRIGATION SYSTEMS INSTAlED & REPAIRED
Cell 227-4656 Toll Free 1-877-639-9775 Business 639-3439
Exvtees arndee Cm e a
Restoring, renovating, and maintaining .
residential and business landscapes, since 1985.
229-5282 Kathleen Kelly, owner
POINT OF EASE MASSAGE THERAPY
Day Appointments 227-3539
Evenings, Weekends and Home Visits 227-9854
1 Hour $45 1/2 Hour -$35 Most Insurances Accepted
Deluxe Gift Certificates Available MA31712
Quality Work at
Affordable Prices i
Custom Built Homes
Garages Windows '
Sun Rooms I
St. Joe Beach, Florida RG0066513
General Contractor i I
COINS BY THE BAY! [ buy and sell old
coins and paper money Billy Stephen.
fair pnces' Hone 229-1252. "
Tax Returns A Specialty
200 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
'180 AVENUE C
Pick-up and Delivery
SALES & REPAIR
Repair all major brands
Home # 647-5113
Work # 227-5112
Gulf Diesel Service
Diesel Engine Repair
229-8651 or 227-8024
58 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, FL
Seasonal Apparel with.
machine embroidery &
b de lResidential
Termite & Pest Control
* Termite Treatments Restaurant Motel
SFlea Control Condominiums
Household Pest Control New Treatment/
Specializing in Vocation Rental Properties
PLEASANT & PROFESSIONAL
"Serving the Entire Area"
Free Estimates & Inspections
Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Products
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2001
Line ads- $3 50 for first 20 words.
$2 00 for each additional week, plus 5<
for each addlonal word per week Call
227 1278 to place yours
Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. SHARP
Experienced Plumbers Helper needed
full time, call 648-5476. tfc3/8
Executive Director, Gulf County
Chamber of Commerce, Salary
Commensurate with experience.
Please send resume to P.O. Box 964,
Port St. Joe, FL 32457. No phone
calls please. tfc3/1
Now hiring seasonal help for the fol-
lowing positions: Hostess, Cook, Bus
Person, Wait Staff, Dishwasher. Stop
by the Fish House Restaurant and pick
up an application, Hwy 98, Mexico
Part-Time, Day & Evening positions.
Resident Care,,.call Pam at Geri-Care
Experienced waitress needed at Gulf
Sands Restaurant. Must be over 18
years old. No phone calls, apply in per-
son. 8010 Hwy. 98. open at 4:00 p.m.
ET, Mon.-Sat. tfc3/l
, Seeking Equipment Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must have
valid FL dnvers license ApplR at C W
Roberts Contracting. Inc. PO Box 18,5
Hoslord. FL 32334. 850-379-81 16 ..
See ire Classifieds arna ire
Trades & Services
onlhne ai www.starfl.com
Mandolin, Guitar, Violin, Fiddle
lessons: all ages welcome. Call 819-
1 pair of prescription glasses with case
and 1 pair of sunglasses. Left at.St. Joe
Natural Gas Co. Please call or come by
to identify and claim, 229-8216. Itc3/15
Missing from Wetappo Creek on
2/21/01,.green Coleman Canoe. Please
return or call 648-4830. No questions
Is available for birthday parties.:
Magic, face painting, balloons &
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Sand Fences for sale. I have 8 rolls 50'
each for sale. I can deliver on the Cape
or Indian Pass. $48 each, call 227-2160
ext. 26. I tc3/15
Microwave & microwave cart for sale,
$100, call 229-8830. I tc3/15
Floral Sofa, Loveseat & Chair for sale,
for details call 227-1593. Itp3/15
King size ssater bed. mattress heater &
head board, $155; kitchen aid dish
washer $15; refrigerator, about 25 cu.
ft., water and ice maker $80, call 229-
For Sale, Couch & Loveseat. sage green.
& ivory, 1 year old, excellent condition
stay covered, $650, call 229-6806.
Dough Boy Swimming Pool. 24'.\4'
round, sand filter & pump. White plas-
tic ladder & cleaning accessories. S350.
call 647-3516 2tc3/15
Unfinished Furniture @
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue
C'uolry Re,frmhng since I182
Call John Reeves at 229-6374
12,56 trailer, good for hunting camp or
construction work trailer. S1.000, you
move it. Call 229-6330. ltp3/15
For Sale, "Sears" roof cargo carrier,
used one time, $115 new, first $50
lakes it, call 227-9256. tfc3/8
Watkins Products, (850) 639-2026 &
Used furniture for sale. Johnnie's
Trim Shop, 310 4th St., PSJ tfc3/1
Leisure Bay Hot Tub, 4 person capacity,
Excellent Condition, $1,750 OBO, paid
S3.000. call 229-6639 or 229-6854 ask
for Pami. tfc3/1
Sea Oats for sale, call Kay at 229-
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2001, 1:00 pm 3:00 pm CST. Mexico.
Beach Harmon Realty. 648-5767. tc3/15
HORSE FOR SALE, Appajoosa thor-
oughbred mare. dead broke., very gentle..
S1.500 or best offer 527-2787. 2t.c3,,' 15
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:IVIREAL ETAEI PUBLIC____NOTICES___I
3 bedroom, 2 bath, living room, dining
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Waterfront Parker/Tyndall Soule
Drive 2300'. Brick home, pier, dock,
seawall! $259,900 Brenda Lynn, Exit
Realty Advantage, 850-432-9049. 4tc3/15
Highland View 17 acres (1633' on
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For Sale by owner, 209 Allen Memonal
Way, Port St. Joe, 3 bedroom, 2 bath,
stone/wood exterior, sheetrock/wood
panel, carpet/vinyl Interior, fireplace,
Florida room, covered patio. boat shed,
concrete driveway, sprnkler system.
wood fenced backyard, asking
$150.000, call 850-827-2633. 41p3/8
House & Land for sale. Macon Countyh
Georgia. Trophy Deer & Turkey, 2,300
sq. ft. brick house on 51 mol acres of
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of pasture, work shop, 3 wells. Will con-
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Palm Ridge Sub.. St. Joe Beach. Lot 5 &
6, call 227-2049 or 227-7424 to leave
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cathedral ceiling, custom siding & win-
dows. large lot. big trees, 800 ft to ocean
on quiet dead end street, 401 Texas
Ave.. S139.000 with possible owner
financing, call 648-9056. 5tc2/22
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 extenor walls, extra
installation for heating & cooling. 2 1/2
car garage with work shop, privacy
fence, watering'well, patio, sewer con-
: nected, too many extras; Turn key
home, 414 Arizona Drive. Mexico'
Beach, S175.000. Call 650-648-5994.
For Sale in Overstreet. Firehouse Road.
3 bedroom. 1 3/4 bath. fixer upper. 4
* acres W'ith sheds. wells, chain link
enclosure Call 850-229-8474 after 5:00
Home for sale. 2007 Long Ave. Call 850-
674-2411 for more information. 4ic3/ I
House for sale: 176 Charles Street,
White City. stone/stucco, exterior.
3Br/2Ba. den w/FP. liv. room. kitchen.
1 car garage. fenced back yard. 873.000
(850) 827-6722. tfc3/1
For Sale. Bay Front Home on
Constitution Drive. 3 bdrni/2 bath 229-
Need Some Plants? Tomato, Assorted
Flowers. Hanging Baskets. Call Tessie
MNinck at 827-7431. 4tc3/15
,James Hurley. Jr. Construction. New
Homes. Room Additions. Remodeling.
Decks. Free Estimates. call 566-3647.
-For Sale, Delicious, homemade scratch
cakes made on order. Decorated cakes
and cookies, call Nita 648-9029. ic3/ I
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731 1st Street, Port St. Joe, FL
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NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That pursuant to a Wr(t
of Execution Issued In the COUNTY Court of BAY
County. Florida. on the 12th day of FEBRUARY
20th. In the cause wherein HARRISON FINANCE
COMPANY was plaintiff and NORMAN LEE GRIGGS.
was defendant; being case case No. 00-SP 1886 In
1. Frank McKelthen. As Sheriff of Gulf County.
Florida. have -levied upon all the right, title and
Interest of defendant Norman' Lee Griggs it and' to,
the following described property. to-wit:
EAGLE BOAT PIR 00002H494
OUTBOARD MOTOR EVINRUDE E282SLEOC
BOAT TRAILER AMW 1554159
and on the 27th day of MARCH. 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 thereafter as possible.
I will offer for sale all of the said defenudantt's Norman
Lee Griggs right, title and Interest In aforesaid prop-
erty at public outcry and will the same. subject to all
prior liens. encumbrances and Judgements, If any.
lo 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
of Gulf Count,' Florida
By: /s Frank McKeithen
Inu accordance ,itli the Anierican with Disabilities
Act. persons with dsabililUes need a special acconn-
modation to participate in this proceeding should
contact Shertif Frank McKcithen not later inar,
seven day& prior iC the proceeding at 650. 227 1115.
4tc. March 1. 8. 15. and 22. 2001.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
PANAMA CITY DIVISION
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
DELORES M. McGEE and
THOMAS FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC..
ORDER FOR SERVICE OF
PROCESS BY PUBLICATION
The United State-; f i.4en.: a. haMing filed Its
.MI'u n puruant to Title 28. United States Code.
Section 1655. seeking an Order for Service of
Process by Publication as to defendant DELORES NI
Mc3EE in anr, action to foreci.; the lienr, of a morn .
iage onr, re3i proper. lac ated within the Ditrici arnd
within Gulf Counr) Florida. to wit
Lot 24. Block 1.016. Relsed' MllMe,
Addition. Unit 2. Cit Gof Port St Joe.
Florida. according to the plat thereof as
recorden in FIr Book I. page 47. of me
public record. of 'ultf Cc-unr. florida
And it appearing to the Court that the where.
about of said defendant is unknovTI and that -ald
defendant has not voluntarily appeared herein. and
the Court being ad Sred in the premises. it NI
ORDERED rhit defendant DELOCRE5 M.
McGLE appe- r anr.a file a re spons'.e pleaanir to the
coniplaint for foreclo-ure of a lien on tne abose
oe.cribed real pc.,perrv with the Clerk United SLates
Dil.rnct Court UL 5 Courthous-e. Suite 307 401 SE
First A\enue Gaines.ille FL 32601-6805. on or
befl-,re the 26 day of April 2001. and in default
thtrefl the Court aill proceed Io : hearing and ad'u-.
dicatlin of this suit the same as. if said defendant
hlA1 been personally seered This order i: to be
publihe, in a newspaper of general circulation in
Gull Countr. Florida. once each week for :i, 161 con.
e':utl, c et. i commiencing no later lhan two
ie-k, after thee uale here.-f
DONE and ORDERED this 22nd da of"
*s, Stephen P Micklec
UNiTED STATES MAGISTRATE ,.IDEGE
,t.: March I 6. IS. 22. 29' and April 2, 2001
IN THE COUNTY COURT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA. IN AND FOR
CASE NO. 98-00247CC
ST JJOE PAPERMAKERS
FEDERAL CREDIT tUNIN
C-'.'ID A fLINT and wife
MELANI P FLINrr and
DISTRIBUTION' IiTERNATiONCr S
S>Lrf HEAST LTD.
Defendants -' s
NOTICE OF SALE
Noce is hereb, gtei that pursuant to a Final
judernent of Foreclosure dated February 201.
and entered in Ci il Case No 'e .io0247CC of1 the
Counra Court of the Fourteenth Judicial CirCLuii of
Sthe Salie of Florida in and fl.r CLulf l ouncl. -' here'
In St JOE PAFERMAKERS FEDERAL CREDIT
'NI-ON. n k a EMERALD COAST FEDER.4L CRED.
IT UNION is FPlinaillT and Dra' ID A FLINT ano siafe
MELANI P FLINT anid DISTRIBUTION INTERNAL
Ti0)NAL S'jILTHEi-AST LrD are Defendjnts I Msll
sell I tone Ilihe-'t oidder for cash at the iron door
,:.f the Gull" Count) Courmuoue in Port S jcJe
Florida at I I CO A M ET on the 29 oaa of ..lrch.
2001 ihe following described property as set ortnh in
-aid Final Judgment
Connmmence at the Soulheast Corner of
Sectloi. 3 Toi.isnip 4 South Range 10
i\\es Gulf County Flrnida thence run \\e.t
.3.7500, feet. thence run North 1.12595
feet to lie intersection of the cenlerline c-f
Stone Creek Road and Annie A'enue
irheice arun South AI degree s i nilnutes r-C
-e',-nds EaLt 71 43 feet lomicg the cen,ie-llne
1 aid Stone Creek Rcad. tilence m lcorninue
.lonag tie centerllne oCf _aid Stone Creek
Roa I for a disLance of 150 feel thence ru.nr, ,'
Sduteh 12 degrees 15 noindues 0 seconds
'West 30 feel tto the SOulh right-of-ay line of
sidl Slone Creelt Road for 3 FOCINT OF
BEGINNING :.,1 the tract herein con,'e'ed
From saird Point of Beginning inence run
cSouthi 77 degree 45 nlinuie- 00 seconds
iEaci 150 feel along the South riht hlul as
line of Stoue Creek Ro3d itheice run S-:.uti
2. degree- I nunUesC, ''2 second, Aesi
4J3-' feet ic, thlie Ilire.il. C.f Stone Mill Creek.
llielice run NonhtwesterlN 150' let nore or
ies iiieanidenrig upslreasni along ihe ihre3,a
of said Stone Mill Creek: thence North 12
degrees 15 minutes 00 seconds East. 420
feet. more or less. to the Point ofBeeiriiling
containing I 1/2 acres, r.-re cOr les.5.
DATED this 28 day of February. 2001.
CIRCUIT COURT CLERK
BY /s/ Tonya, Knox
2tc. March 8 and 15. 2001.
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Real Estate, would like to purchase lot
or home with owner financing, In
Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, or sur-
rounding area call 706-321-8292.20tci2/7
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the under-
signed Intends to sell the personal property
described below to enforce a lien Imposed on said
property under The Florida Self Storage Facility Act
Statutes (Section 83.801-83.809).
The undersigned will sell at public sale by
competitive bidding on the 26th day of March 2001.
at 9:00 a.m.. on the premises where said property
has been stored and which are located at Gulf View
Mini Warehouses. 2790 W. Hwy. 98. Port St. Joe. FL
32456. Gulf County. State of Florida. the following:
Ruil (Chip) Lay Unit #11 Storage Items
Purchases must be paid for at the time of pur-
chase In cash only. All purchased Items sold as Is
where Is and must be removed at the time of sale.
Sale subject to cancellation In the event of settle-
ment between owner and obligated party.
Dated the 21st day of Fibruary 2001.
3tc. March 1. 8. and 15. 2001.
S'IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE I
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
RANK PATE. JR. ''
NOTICE OF SALE
FLURSLANT iTC. H,FPTER 45 FLORIDA STATLrrES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to
a Final Default Judgment daled the 28 day of Feb..
2001. in Case No 01.36 CA o f the Circuit Court of .
'lie Fourteenth Judicial Circult in and for Gulf -
Counti, Florida in which FRANK PATE. JR.. Is
Plaintiff, and JERRN 'GRI is tie Defendant. I will
sell 10 tile lic lihe.t bidder for cail at the front door
of the Gulf County Courthouse In Port St. doe', r
Florida. at 11:00 o'clock a.nm.. Eastern Standard '
Time, on the 30 day of March. .2001, the property
described as follows: .
Lots 5 and .6 In Block "G Williamsburg
Subdi'.islor,. as per official plot recorded in ..
the Office ol the Clerk of Circuit Count of
Gull Courit\ Florida
DATED THIS 2A day ofFeb 2001
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF CIRCUITn- COURT
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA '
By Is.' T. knox .
i Depot3 Clerk
2ic March 8 and 15. 2001
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED
BIDS BID NO. 0001-20
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
will rec:elve sealed bids from ari person. company.
ca,-p.,-rauon. or other entity interested In
Leasing that certain building and Immedi-
ately adjacent property known as the Gulf
County indus-tral Park located on Hwy 71
In Gull County. Florida.
Please Indlcate on the envelope that this is a sealed
bid In all c jps and quotes. the bid number in all
caps and quoLes and what the bid is for.
Bids will be received urul 5 00 p m est March 26
2001 at -the police of the Clerk of the Circuit Court.
Gulf C'ounty' CourLhouse '100 C G Costin Sr.,
Bi'a Room 147. Port St Joe. Florida. 32456.
The Board reserves the night to reject any and all
bids :.. .
Board of County Commissioners
Nathan Peters Jr. Chairman
Douglas C. Birmingham
.2tc; March 8 and 15. 2001.," ,' :
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA
CASE NO. 00-288
MID-STATE TRUST IV. A
DELAWARE BUSINESS TRUST.
JEROME M HENDERSON. ET.ALS.
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN.
NOTICE IS HEREBY gnen pursuant to a
Surnmary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the
27' day of February. 2001. and entered In Case No.
',r:-288 of the Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial
Circuit. In and for Gulf County. Flonda. In the
abose-anled cause I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at the from door of the Gulf County
Courthouse. Port St Joe. Florida. at I I.(00 am EST
on the 30 day of March 2001. the following
described properM. In Gulf Courn. as set forth in
said Final Judgment to-wit:
Lot Thent.Two 122) Block One Thousand
Twenty (1020) Unit Number Three 13). of
the Milliew Addiuon to me City of Port Si
Joe Florida according to plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 2 Page 53 of the pub.
lic records of Gull County Florida
DATED this 28 day of Feb 2001
..DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
By ', s T Knox
.2t. March 8 and 15. 2001
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR
CASE NO 00-214
..iS" BrtNK OF TEXAS
F K,, TE\AS COMMERCE
BA4Nr JA. AS CUSTODIAN.
TiTU.IS WILLLIMS WANDA FAVE
WILLIAMS. A/,K.'A WANDA
Vl.ILLLMlS. _UNKNlO\VN TEN.WT.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a
Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Feb. 27 2001.
and entered In Case No 00-214. of the Circuit Court
of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Gulf
Count Florida Aherein CI-ASE BANK OF TEXAS
fI. k TEX.S C'MMERCE BANK NA. as custodian.
i a Flalntiff snd TITUS WILLIAMS. WANDA FANE
\\'ILLM.NS. A. K. A WANDA ILLLAMS. -UNKNOWNi
ITEfANT are the Defendants I will sell to the high-
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0001-21
The Gulf Cournt- Board of Count) Commissioners
will receive bids from any person company or cor-
poraton inrteresied in providing the following
One (I) 2000 or newer Pickup Truck
Bid price to include delivery. and the delivery date
must be specified Liquidated damages of 825 00
per da) will be assessed for each day goods remain
undelivered. ... .. ,.
SpecIfications may be obtained from the Clerk's
Office, Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Cecil G
Costin Sr Bi d Room 148. Port St -Joe. fL 32456
Questions should be directed to Gulf County E M S
Director Shane McGuffirn at 1850) 229 8002 or (8501
Please Indicate on the envelope that this is a
SEALED BID and include the BID NUMBER
Bids will be received until Monday. March 26.
2001 at 5.00 p.m.. E.S.T., at the Office of the
Clerk of Circuit Court. 1000 Cecil 0. Costin. Sr.
Blvd.. Room 148. Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
bids BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By .'s, Nathan Peters. Jr Chairman
Attest ,'s Doutlas C Birmingham. Clerk
2tc. March 15 and 22 2001
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
'FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: ESTATE OF
WILLIE LEE REID
Deceased. File No. 01-2CP
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of WILLIE
LEE REID. deceased. File Number 01-2CP. Is pend-
SIng In the Circuit Court, for Gulf County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address of which Is: 1000 Fifth
Street. Port St. Joe, FL 32456.
The name and address of the Personal
Representative and the Personal Representative's
attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
All persons on whom this notice Is served who
have objections that- challenge the validity of the
Will. the qualifications of' the Personal
Representautive. venue, or Jurisdiction of this Court
are required to file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
ll creditors of the decedent ano other per.
sons h 'lIng claims or demands against decedents
estate on whom a copy of this notice is served nith-
in three months after the dale of the first publica-uon
of this notice must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLIC.
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dents est te riust file their claims aith ihis Court
WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIkST PUBLICATION OF THIS
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
if OU e News Happening,...
alThe Star at 227-1278
e,,t and best bidder for cash at the front lobby of the
Gulf County Courthouse 1000 5th Street Port St
Joe FL 32456 at I I 00 AM on March 30. 2001 the
following described property as set forth In said"
Final Judgment, to wit:
SEE ATTACHED LEGAL MADE A
PART HERETO1 ,ND HEREOF
DOIGLU. S C. BIRMINGHAM
S' As Clerk of the Court :
By Tonva Kno
As Deputy Clerk
Commence at a St. Joe Paper Company concrete":
imonumient marking the N'. corner of the NE 1/4 of
the NE I '4 ,f Secilon 26 Townzhip 3 South Range
10 West Gull Count', Florida thence go South 00
degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East along the West
boundary line of the NE 1,/4 of the NE 1 /4 as nmon
unientedl for a distance of 1.120 0 feet for the POINT
OF BEGINNING From said Point of Bcginning go
South 89 degrees 55 minutes 00 seconds East for a
distance of 96 06 feet. thence go South 00 degrees
12 minutes 58 seconds East for a distance of 198 74
feet to the Northerly'ri nghl of way line of.J. Foy Pitts
Road, thence go south 89 degrees 56 minutes I I
seconds HVest along said Northerly right of way line
for a distance of 96 83 feet to tilhe West boundary line
of the NE I 4 of the NE I, 4 of said Section 26.
hence go North 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds
SWest along the West boundary line of the NE I '4 of
the NE I.'4 for a distance of 198 99 feet to the Point
of lcglnning Said parcel of land lying and being in
the NE I /4 of the NE I1/4 ol section 26 Township J
South. Range 10 West Gulf County. Florida and
having an arc 1 of 0 44 acres,. more or less
2tc, March 8 and 15.200 1.
At the Regular Meeting on March 20 2001. at 6 00
p.m in the Commission Chamber the Board of City
Commissioners, sitting a;s the Board of Adiustment.
will hear a request for a variance to construct an
addition on Lots 9 & 10. Block 66. located at 1511
Monument Atenue The variance request is for
seven feet 17'1 on the Southerly property line and sti
feet (61 on the Easterl) property line.
2tc. March 8 and 15. 2001
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR WATER USE PERMIT
Notice Is hereby gien that pursuant to Chapter 373
Florida Statules. the folloalng applicauonls) for
water use permits) has (halel been receded by the
Northwest Florida Water Management District
Application number I 05981 flied 02, 16/2001
Department of Enilronmental Protection. St Joseph
Bay State Buffer Preserte. 350 Carroll Street.
Eastpolnt. FL 32328
Requesung a maumum withdrawal of 1.000 gallons
per day from the Surflclal Aquifer System for Other
Outside Lise use b) a proposed facility
General withdrawal locauaonl(s in Gulf County: T95,
RIIW. Sec 20
Application number I 05984 fnied 02/23,2001
"Arizona Chemical Company 345 Kenny Mill Road.
Port St Joe FL 32456
Requesting a maximum withdrawal of 1.382.400
gallons per day from the Floridan Aquifer System for
Other Outside Use use b% sn existing facility '
General wlthdrawal locauonls) in Gulf County. T07.'
RI IW See 35C 36D
Interested persons may object to or comment upon
the applications or submit a ,,ntten request for a
copy of the staff repon(s) containing proposed
agency action regarding the appilcatlonisl by wanting
to the Dilision of Resource Regulation of the
Northwest Florida Water Management District.
attention Terri Peterson. 152 Water Management
Drive. Havana. Florida 32333 9700. but such com-
ments or requests must be recehied by 5 o'clock
p mni or, Marrh 29 200:1
No further public notice till be provided regarding
this Ithesel applicauon(s) Publication of this notice
constitutes construcuLte nouce of this permit appli-
cation to all substantially alTfected persons A copy of
the stalT reports) must be requested in order to
remain ads-'ed of further proceedings and any pub-
lic hearing date Substanutially affected persons are
entitled to request an adminlstrauve heanng regard-
Ing the proposed agency action by submitting a writ-
ten request according to the provisions of 40A-
I 521. Florida Administrative Code Notices of
Proposed agency Action will be mailed only to per
sons w ho hahe flied such requests
lie., March 15. 2001
The date of the first Publicau.:-n of this nouce
is March 15. 2001.
Attorney for Personal Representative
/s/ DEREK B. ALVAREZ, ESQUIRE
Florida Bar No. 0114278
A Professional Association
2304 West Cleveland Street"
Tampa. Florida 33609
Telephone: (813) 254-4744
Facsimile: (813) 254-5222
155 County Road, #16
Union Springs, AL 36089
2tc. March 15 and 22, 2001.
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Citl of Wewahitchka Board of Commi._-ioners will hold a PUB-
LIC HEARING AND FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE on
Monday. March 26, 2001 at 7:00 p.m. to consider adoption of an
ordinance with lihe following title:.'
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA, GULF
COUNTY, FLORIDA; AMENDING THE RETIREMENT
:PLAN AND TRUST FOR THE CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA;
PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES OR RESO-
LUTIONS, AND PROVIDTNG FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The Ordinance in its entirety. may be inspected at the Office of the
City Clerk during regular business hours, 7:00 AM 4:00 PM,
Mon.-Fri. All interested parties may appear at the meeting to be
heard with respect to this proposed Ordinance.
The Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board will meet Tuesday,
March. 20, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. E.S.T., in the Gulf County Commission Meeting
Room at the Robert M. Moore Administration Building to discuss and possibly act
upon the following:
1. Approve Minutes February 20, 2001
2. Variance Ted Zurrer Tax ID #6268-310
3. Variance Quinones Tax ID 6266-015
4. Future Land Use maps (FLUM) Gulf County Comprehensive Plan
The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these matters. Information prior to
the meeting can be obtained from the Planning/BuildingbDepartment at 850-229-8944.
Itc. March 15. 2001.
PAYMENT CHART FOR 30 YEAR LOAN
$ 50.000 = $332.65/mth
$ 70,000 = $465.71/mth
$ 90,000 = $598.77/mth
$110.000 = $731.83/mth
$130,000 = $864.89/mnth
$150,000 = $997.95/mth
1 tc, March 15, 260 1.