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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: April 26, 2001
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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The Star On Line at http:llwww.StarFL.com
T. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001


Relay for Life Raises
$28,000 for Research p. lB
PSJHS TrackstersTake
District Title See Page 12A
Republican Women Page 5B
Letters to the Editor p. 8A
District Diamond Sports!
Sharks, Lady Gators Advance;
Gators, Lady Sharks Wrap Up
Stats & Photos Pages 11-12A
1,000+ Attend GCEC's
S Annual Meeting See Page 9A
Ling Ding Tournament This
Weekend Details on Page 10OA
Law Enforcement Activities
City, County on Page 7A
School News Read Page 28
Worship Opportunities P. 3B


Seven Approved For
Phase II Remodeling
by Wewahitchka Board
Wewahitchka city commis-
sioners approved measures to
"cool down" during the board's
regular meeting Monday evening.
The board agreed to go out for
.bids to replace the air condition-
ihg system'at Wewahitchka City
Hall' and will be advertising for
that purpose over the next few
weeks.
The board opened bids for
.phase two of the CDBG remodel-
ing grant funds 'program and
awarded bids on seven resi-
dences.
The seven units were bid sep-
arately with Bay Framing issuing
the low bidron five of the dwellings
at'a tetal of 851.386, and Garry
Gaddis Construction winning two
of the units at $15,713.65 total.
S.Board members also
approved a request from
Comrussioner Brian Cox to apply
for fire department grants to pur-
chase new fire gear, equipment,
pagers. and communications
equipment. \


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Between the Lines


Redistric
Gulf County commissioners
and a board room packed full
with local residents hashed out
major differences during a work-
shop held last Friday.
That's not to say all agreed
upon any one of the multitude of
scenarios presented by the board,
but areas of disagreement were
identified and briskly'discussed..
Those points of objection -and
concern are:
*Whether over 1,300, prison
inmates should be included in
redistricting counts;
*What's the hurry, or why is
the process being rushed;
*Desire for district lines to be
the same for the county and
school board districts;
*Why a special meeting had
been scheduled after the work-
shop with an apparent intent to
vote on one of the district plans
without adequate public notice;
*Asked for the appointment of
a joint committee or other such'
efforts to coordinate the redis-
tricting plans.
What the board eventually
agreed to and voted to proceed
with dunng the special called'
meeting after the workshop,was
to contact the Southern Regional
Council to review the district pro-
posals and advertise the three
plans drawing the most interest of
board members.
To count or not to count
; Whether or not to count
prison population in the drawing
of district lines came up on more
than one occasion during the
meeting. It was first discussed
after Chairman Nathan Peters Jr.
outlined scenario 15A which
excludes prison numbers.-
One Cape San Bias resident.
Joe Hooper, was quick to ask why
the inmates are being included
* when they have no rights-espe-
cially no right to vote.
Tim Stein, Overstreet, fol-
lowed up questioning the board
as to why the county was includ-
ing prisoners when the school
board was not.


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TDC Director Paula Pickett talks to "bed tax" collectors dur-
ing event. President Tom Griner is seated to her left.


S.D.C. Collectors' Have


First Appreciation Party


Tourist development tax col-
lectors gathered together last
Thursday evening for an appreci-
ation party sponsored by the.Gulf
County Tourist Development
Committee.
i, TDC Director Paula Pickett
and President Tom Griner
expressed their appreciation to
the collectors for their help in
making the TDC such an over-
whelming success; Griner told
those present that the TDC is pro-
jecting to receive approximately
$170,000 in "bed tax" .revenues
this year as compared to
$119,000 two years ago and
$140,000 in 2000.
He also explained that the
focus of the TDC tourist expan-
sion efforts is to generate a family


oriented visitors' market with an
emphasis on not changing Gulf
County.
TDC Director Paula Pickett
.reminded all collectors that there
would be some small changes in
the way collections will be han-
dled as Gulf County Tax Collector
Shirley Jenkins takes over the
task of collecting the tax for Gulf
County on June 1st of this year.
She handed out a brochure
spelling out all of. the details 'and
answering any questions con-
cerning the switch, and urged
anyone with questions' to call the
TDC office at 229-7800. Up until
June 1st, the Florida Department
of Revenue will continue to collect
the TDC tax and return the
monies to Gulf County.


'ting Works
Those in attendan
reminded that the boa
taken a vote on that ques
unanimously agreed to


Julia Cunningham
addresses the board.
inmates in their
Commissioner Jerry
pointed out that vote whi
questioned during his p
tiot of scenario 11-C.
"I move 'you rescil
vote," said Betty McNeill
neer resident of Indian Pa
'Later, during the boai
cial meeting, Corn
SChairman Peters made a
to do just exactly that. bu
for lack,'of a second.
Indeed the Gulf -
.Sehool Board is involved
same redistricting proce
has not to date looked at
narios which included
populations.
"I think that the boar
cern is to do what's best
County," Superintendi
Schools Jerry Kelley said.
He explained the
desired to reach agreed
district boundaries that
same for both the county
school board.
"We need to work tog
order to achieve that goal
added.
The school board is p
to hold a workshop Apri
9:00 a.m. to continue the
steps in'looking at possi


&hop Brings Multit
ce were: .nanos.
ard Jhad What's the Hurry?
tion and Residents wanted to know
include what the hurry is in setting the
$new district lines.
When asked about time con-
straints. county attorney Tim
McFarland said the state requires
"No redistricting take place during
-. odd years but other than that, the
time frame is left up to the resid-
..- ing boards.
"Let's slow the game down,"
said Allen Cox.
He and a large number of
other residents and property own-
ers of Cape San Bias and the
Indian Pass area expressed their
7i t Adissatisfaction with proposed
Lines that split their precinct 14
between Districts 4 and 5.
Cox. who ran unsuccessfully
for the Distnrict 5 commission
.;. seat. would be taken out of
District 5 and placed in District 4
in at least one of the scenarios
t' presented in the workshop.
... Questions Special Meeting
Among several questions
asked by Al Scheffer was, "Why is
(CSBTA) there a special meeting called
after this meeting?"
Scheffer continued his ques-
counts. iUoning-asking why proper pub-
Barnes lic notice was not given if the
ile being board was going to act on the
resenta- redistricting issue.
Chairman Peters stated the
nd that meeting was requested by
. a pio- Commissioner Billy Traylor and
Iss. as chairman he refused to call it.
rd's spe- He further explained that
mission Commissioner Travylor called the
motion meeting as the Vice Chairman of
it it died the board.
o Commissioner Travlor res-
fCounty 'ponded that he felt calling the
in the /. meeting was the right thing to do
ess and '


any sce.-
inmate
rd's con'-
for Gulf
ent of
board
nent on
are the
and the
,ether in
." Kelley
planning
l 30, at
eir early
ble sce-


rude of Latitudes & Attitudes


so action could be taken after the
workshop, if needed.


(See REDISTRICTING on Page 3A)


Chairman Peters stands between three scenarios.


Colors of Summer" Are



Purpl e, Red, and Yellow

Garden Club & Port St. Joe Looking for Partners


The Port St. Joe Garden Club
has spent the last three months
working to develop partnerships
for the Beautification of Port St.


Paving Grants O.K'd


Road 5 and Indus. Road


Gulf County commissioners
are in the final stages of putting
together an over S3 million paving
program and bond issue
Gulf County Building Official
Michael Hammond told the board
that nearly $3.7 million of bonds
had been sold, and other than
dotting a few i's and crossing
some t's, the document would be
ready for the board chairman to
sign Wednesday. He went on to
say that the recent decline in
interest rates had worked out
more favorably for the county
during the final days of the
process.
The rest of the' good news
came in the form of two resolu-
tions introduced by County Chief
Administrator Don Butler.
Over the past several months,
Butler has been finalizing
Department of Transportation
road paving assistance grants for
County Road 5 and the Industrial
Road (CR 382). Tuesday the board
unanimously adopted two resolu-
tions that will finalize those deals.
Road 5 will be paved under a
35/65 matching grant program.
While the county will be responsi-
ble for 65% of the funding, Butler'
reported to the board that all of
the matching portion would be
arranged through "in kind" work
done by the county work crews.
This will work out to be a tremen-
dous savings for Gulf County as
Road 5 (which runs from Highway
22 to the GCI prison) is paved.
The Industrial Road is being


paved through a 75/25 matching
grant, but because of the make-
up of the grant, and the fact that'
this is a resurfacing project, the
county's 25% payment will be in
the form of hard cash and not "in
kind" work.
The Industrial Road will likely
cost in the neighborhood of a half
million dollars to resurface. Road
5 will be financed up to $260,000
by DOT at 35% match, with the
remainder of cost being in the
,form of "in kind" services.
In Other Business
*Kenny Wood, representing
the Gulf County Economic
Development Council introduced
new EDC Director Karen Whaley.
*Agreed to add a warning pro-
vision to the county's signage
ordinance after hearing from
Janice Brownell, with Crystal
Sands Realty, concerning others
placing her signs on the county
right-of-way without her knowl-
edge.
*Decided to declare an emer-
gency to satisfy state require-
ments and proceed with cleaning
of the St. Joe Beach, Highland
View, and White City water tanks
at a cost slightly above the mini-
mum bid limit.
*Will apply for Hurricane Earl
FEMA funds available to Gulf and
four other impacted counties.
*Adopted a new tourist devel-
opment tax ordinance that
amends the collection agent to be
the Gulf County Tax Collector
rather than the state.


Joe, project. Mayor Frank Pate
originally had the idea to ask the
Garden Club to help coordinate
this effort. The club established a
committee with the City 6f Port St.
Joe, as their primary mission..
The first gathering of the part-
ners will be Friday morning, April
27, from 7:30 until 9:00 a.m., at
the Garden Club Center on Eighth
Street. The colors of summer will
be purple, red, and yellow. The
city and county agreed to be part-
ners in the effort arid numerous
businesses have also signed on.
Drop in during these hours and
have coffee and pastries. Become
a partner. Garden Club members
will be taking the partners on
tours and providing them with.
information on the'various plants.
The planning committee, co-


chaired by City Clerk Pauline
Pendarvis and. garden club mem-
ber Zebe Schmitt, did a compre-
hensive look at the City. The
group had driving tours to 18 dif-
ferent locations, walking tours
down Reid Avenue and up
Highway 98, hundreds of pho-
tographs of both the best parts of
the city and those parts that could
use some attention, meetings with
the Mayor and County Commis-
sion Chairman, a meeting with
representatives of the Tourist
Development Council, the
Downtown Redevelopment Com-
mission, the Gulf County
Chamber of Commerce, St. Joe
/Arvida, the St. Joe Nursery and
Supply, and various. business
(See COLORS on Page 3A)


Garden Club members are setting the example with plantings
and landscaping work at the center on Eighth Street.


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PAGE TWO THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001


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EDITORIAL COMMENTARY
COLUMN
WRITTEN BY
WILLIE RAMSEY, EDITOR


Hn er4 D,4/4 With K"r by Kesley Colbe tr


A Picture Woulda Helped!


Guest Editorial



Desecration 101

Dear Editor:
A few weeks ago the world watched in stunned disbelief as
Afghanistan's extremist Taleban government ordered and then
carried out the destruction of two ancient Buddhist statues
that stood at the crossroads of the Great Silk Route. To all civ-
ilized cultures, it seemed an act of unfathomable callousness,
wiping away in an instant irreplaceable artifacts that had
stood for more than 1,700 years.
To Buddhists the act had an added dimension of cruelty,
for it represented not just the destruction of objects but the
desecration of images held sacred by that religion.
Appropriately, the media voiced its outrage at a governmental
act so profoundly insensitive to the religious beliefs of others
that it took on the flavor of a violent personal assault.
You can imagine my confusion, then, when a few weeks
later a Palm Beach Post'staff writer praised Florida Atlantic
University for funding an event that desecrates the accepted
image of Jesus Christ. FAU sponsored a play called "Corpus
Christi" in which Jesus is depicted as a homosexual who sur-
rounds himself with a cast of lecherous and profane disciples.
As with the destruction of the great stone statues, the
sponsorship by government of this enormously disrespectful
act should appall any thinking person who honors the reli-
gious beliefs of others. For Christians, it is a personal attack,
defiling the accepted image of the Son of God.
How could administrators at FAU have shown such poor
judgment in spending taxpayers' money for this purpose?
Reflexively, they cite "academic freedom" as the rationale. Of
course "academic freedom" is the final refuge in which profes-
sors hide when confronted with the absurdity and arrogance of
their decisions. It is a wasteland entirely unmoored from stan-
dards, where any activity can be justified if it exceeds our
"comfort level" by "challenging" our preconceptions.
Unfortunately, "Corpus Christi" does not illuminate, our
understanding of divinity. Stripped of its shock' value, it is
simply a sophomoric treatment of the Crucifixion. And in the
end, all it "challenges" is this: Our "comfort level" in the lead-
ership of FAU.
Perhaps these leaders should have considered who would
not sponsor the play before they decided to enfold it in the
cloak of academic freedom.
First, no private organization in Florida was willing to pay
to have the play presented to an audience. Why? Because the
play is so ferociously unappealing that it would never turn a
profit. Surely, in spending taxpayers' money, universities have.
some duty to reach the broadest possible audience with infor-
mation.
Second, no newspaper would bring the play to the masses
by printing its script because the language is so foul. If the
Palm Beach Post thinks "Corpus Christi" shows great literary
merit, why doesn't it print the text for its readers? Because if
it did, it would lose part of its readership, and therefore its rev-
enue. Instead, the newspaper encourages the university to do
it, With your money.
If this bit of hypocrisy were not enough, the Palm Beach
Post then rails against the Florida Legislature for threatening
to withhold money from FAU in response to "Corpus Christi."
Apparently the newspaper hasn't heard of "legislative preroga-
tive." It's a phrase that acknowledges the Legislature's ability
to take almost any action without fear of limitation or conse-
quence. In that sense, it's a lot like academic freedom.-
Maybe FAU had a point after all.

Sincerely,
Charlie Crist
Florida Education Commissioner


I didn't order my bride through
the mail. But I.always wanted to!
Just think of the anticipation. The
possibilities. The opportunities to
show her off in front of your
friends..


'Course, I'd be looking for
Raquel Welch in a mini-skirt .
and I'd get Big Bertha
Thundersome wearing a tent and a
grappling hook. She'd get off that
train looking like she was the last
suruxor Irom the lt. F.ujiyama
eruption. She'd be seven feet tall.
And a couple of ax handles across!
Lightening bolts would be shooting
from her flared nostrils.'She'd have
a, tattoo on her biceps of a cobra
ready to strike ....
Now, you've got to remember


the ad saud 'delicate maiden of'
good breeding, a sparkling conrer-
sationalist. well suited for light
household chores.'
This lady could eat the house!
I think it was P. T. Barnumn
who said. "You pay your money
and you take your chances!"
She would squint down at me
with her good eye and spit out
through a semi-toothless snarl-,
"Sonny, you ain't exactly what I'd
hoped for!"
I hadn't thought about "what


she was getting" out of this deal.
It always works just right In
the movies. The lonely, but sur-
prisingly good looking rancher.
needs someone to cook his meals.
iron his one good suit and general-
Iy add "a woman's touch" to the
house, the cattle, the surrounding
hills-and his life. He hesitantly
places an ad in the Amarillo
Times-Union for the aforemen-.
tioned "delicate maiden ... "
He only gets one response.'
And he sends the obligatory thirty-'
five dollars for train fare, ,meals'
and incidentals. He gets two;
months worth of anticipation .... .
Audrey Hepburn shows up.
They get off to a shaky start"
when he finds out she's "almighty,
dead set" against guns, whiskey,;
poker and carousing. She is;
appalled at his general low esteem:
of women, horses in the house and
the pet rattlesnake that guards the'.
well.
You'd bet the farm through the,
middle hour and ten minutes of'
this movie that this deal ain't going,
to work. They yell at each other.,
They fuss. They fight. He throws,
her over his shoulder-her petti-
coat's flying every which a-way!:
She calls him despicable and,
determines to. "go back east." He,
demands to know what happened,
to the rest of her neck ..
You talk about trouble in River:
City!
The devious banker who holds'
the mortgage on theicowboy's land-
sets his eye on both the ranch and:
the girl. And he's about to carry
the day until Audrey and Tex real-P
ize in the last reel that they "must"'
join forces to fend him off She event
o.k.'s the gun part so her man canr
defend himself .. and shoot all:
forty-two of the Jack Elam-Lee Van,
Cleef-Jack Palance like characters,
the banker can muster against
them.
The snake gets one of the das-'
tardly fiends when he goes for a
dnnk.
The ranch is saved, true love is5
found; First Union buys the bank,
the sunset isi'gorgeous and every-
one lives happy ever after .
except maybe the two horses that
had to move out of the house.
In Seven Brides For Seven
Brothers they sing this story foT
you! Only in the movies ...
In real life the Audrey
Hepburns stay in Boston and
marry the investment broker's son
The Big Bertha ThundersomeE
send out west for copies of the
.marillo Times-Union.
And let's think about Tex for a
moment. He owns a hundred thou-
sand acres. He's got a rambling
ranch style white-washed house
with real glass windows!: The
Canadian River runs right through
the heart of his property. The
bunch grass grows belly high.. in
every valley on the place. He's had
a registered polled Hereford bull

(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)


Ready or Not-Retirement, Here Comes Doc Wayne!


SO ... IT'S NOW Dr. Wayne
Hendrix's turn to retire before
he is absolutely, 100% ready to
step down from his medical
practice.
I know how you feel, Doc.
As far as you are concerned,
you are good for another 100
miles, but your old body has just
given out on you. The spirit is
willing but the body is weak!
Don't you pay any attention
to those folks who come up with
the advice, "Well you should
have retired 10 years ago, while
you still had your strength to
enjoy yourself."
Those folks don't know that
you DID enjoy yourself every day
in everything you did. That's
why you put off announcing
your retirement until you were
forced into it by your health.
There were folks depending
.upon you for your unique ser-
vices, and you were the only one
who could dispense them.

I VERY WELL remember the


words these same people had for
that period of .time when you
and Dr. Joe used your declining
health and advancing age as an
excuse to stop providing cover-
age of the emergency room of the
then" Municipal Hospital.
You weren't supposed to get
old or incapacitated. You were
the iron man. You didn't have
human frailties or weaknesses.
You were a doctor, for.heav-
ens' sake!
Even though you are our last
remaining veteran doctor, you
are the last of your breed.
Doctors specialize, now, just
like editors!
I remember, people thought


women would quit having babies
when you and Dr. Joe stopped
delivering them. But, they did-
n't, did they?

LET'S GET BACK TO your
record of delivering babies for
just a minute.
Back during the throes of
you and Joe trying to limit your
practices a bit, you remarked to
me, in a conversation we were.
having in the hall, that you had
delivered 2,500 babies so far in
your career here in Port St. Joe,
and had never had one with fatal
problems out of those 2,500!
That's quite a record!
I wish I had never been


wTron. once, in an editorial I
had written or a column I had
come up with.
You hit the ground at, a
steady trot, when you arrived
here in the late 1940's, and
haven't stopped since! .I say,
"trot," because everybody knows
you couldn't describe your loco-
motion as a "run" or even a "gal-
lop"I
Many, many people can
truthfully say they owe their
lives to you.

THE LATE DR. A. L. Ward
did his day's work real well when
he brought both you and Dr. Joe
into his practice with him in the
Medical Clinic.
He secured you after World
War II and Dr. Joe after the
Korean War. Both of you were
young "whipper'sriappers" back
then.
I had the privilege of .serving
with you on the building com-
mittee of. Long Avenue Baptist
Church, back when.we built our


auditorium. You utilized our
architect, Barney Hartman, of
Panama City, to build your new ,
office, then, on the corner of
20th and Monument.
Both buildings came along
at the same time.
The church committee would"
finish meeting with Hartman to
discuss their latest ideas, and.
you would begin your meeting
with the architect to. expound
your ideas for your office.

I DON'T KNOW what your
plans are now Doc, but I know
how you feel. I had to retire
before I was absolutely ready to
take the step, also. So, I sympa-
thize with the position you find
yourself in.
I will no longer call you on a
Sunday morning, before Sunday
School, complaining of a pain in
my side, only to have. you say,
"meet me at the' hospital, I'm
scheduled to begin rounds about
8:30 and we'll have a look!"
I had been to your office the


previous Friday, suffering the
same pain. You had said then
you thought it was my appendix.
Sunday, you were sure!
"We're going to have. to take
them out," you said.
"When," I asked.
"Right now," you replied.
'But, I've got to lead the con-
gregational singing at' the
church in just an hour or two," I
said.
"I'll take care of that, too,"
. you said. I still firmly believe
you only called and said I would-
- n't be there, rather than rush
through the operation and do it
yourself!
You had everything ready to
operate on me. You knew you
were going to do it ... then!

I STILL REMEMBER Miss
Ruth, your wife, bringing me
that big plate of stone crab claws
to the hospital the next day. I
remember it so well, because I
couldn't eat a single one!


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Redistricting From Page 1


Representing the Cape San
Bias Taxpayers Association, Julia
Cunningham. said she strongly
opposed separating the Cape and
Indian Pass, as well as the inclu-
sion of the prison inmates in
establishing district lines. She
went on to state that the associa:-
tion would take whatever steps
might be necessary to contest the
action which would include a
court challenge. ; '.
In the enrd the board followed
a recommendation by Amy
Shackleford to invite the
Southern Regional Council to
look at the proposed scenarios
and advertise the sceiharios for
the public to review.
Split County-Wide Voting
The 6nly really new twist to
the plans'disdussed' was intro-'


Al Scheffer asks questions of
the board.


duced by Chairman Peters. He
introduced a plan that called for
the whole county (except for dis-
trict 4) to go to at-large voting.
Under that proposal, resi-
dents in District Four would elect
a single member district repre-
sentative and all other county res-
idents would vote on the remain-
ing four district candidates at- ^
large. The new plan did not gener-.
ate much interest from the rest of
the board.
No new dates have been set to
further workshop 'or meet on',
redistricting.

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expansion program to satisfy a
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Over the past few years, We'
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portable classrooms in use at t

Colors
owners. Work continued with on-
site visits to Eufaula, Alabama; to
meet with Mayor Jay Jaxson and
the city's horticulturist, Neal,
Yarborough. They also talked with ,
Stephen Greer. horticulturist, and
Snookv Parnsh. head gardner at
.the new Arvida community.
Watercolor. After numerous plan-
ning committee meetings, a strat-
.egy was developed.
The Garden Club Committee
will use the Garden Center as the
flag ship of the city's beauuLfica-
tion project. They willuse the gar-
dens as a pattern. Each season
the club will change out .the
annual plants' to, create a new
color scheme. They will then have
a meeting with all the businesses.
churches, civic organizations, and
government officials. These part-'
ners will tour the gardens, be,
given a' list of different flowers
used, where they' can .be pur-
chased and at what cost. The
partners will then use. the colors
of the season to plant in their own
designated areas, Within two
weeks the wish is that the city will
create their own unified tapestry
of color.
.. The .first. step. .of this
.'was to add all the work that had
been done by past club members'
to create the gardens. Planning
Committee member Sherrill Russ
,v.was in charge of designing the
additions to the gardens. Angela
White, Coastal Designs and
Landscaping, provided expertise
in developing the landscape plan.
The Garden Club's plan combines
plants that celebrate the history of.
Port St. Joe and emphasizes the
native coastal habitat. Geran-
iums, petunias. mangolds, and
gerber daisies will be mixed with)
palm trees, palmettos, muhlee
and fountain grass and seaoats.


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returning me to the office of Mayor unopposed.


Your continued support will be greatly appreciated


as I work for our city's future alongside the commis-


sioners and employees of the City of Port St. Joe.


Frank Pate

PD PlOL ADV APPROVED 8, FRANK FATE
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der, construction at Wewahitchka Elementary School as part of an
n increased demand for classroom space.
ny crews are busy at work on the expansion project.
wahitchka Elementary School has experienced growth partly attrlb-
nsion of Gulf Correctional Institution. There are currently three
he school site.


Coastal and native plants used ini
the gardens and the downtown
flower beds will be labeled in 'an
effort to educate both residents .
and visitors. ,
Sandra Chafin, executive:
director of the Gulf County'
Chamber of Commerce. has taken
this partnership further than just'
planting' flowers. "This fits in. per-'
fectly with the Chambers new
brochure project," stated Chafin.
"One of several brochures that
.will be developed is Gardens and
Birds of Gulf County. It will be a
driving tour of gardens and birds
and will start at the Garden Club.
Center on Eighth Street.. We' are
looking for other sites to feature.
We are- also looking: forward to


From Page 1,
working with the .Garden Club.
and the city by adding the colors
of summer to Maddox Park."
Mayor Frank Pate said, "The
good people of Port St. Joe have.
wanted this for a long time. We all
are interested in making our city
'look its best. Everyone has had
great ideas but coordinating those.
ideas was a big challenge. I am so
impressed with the .cooperation
I'm seeing in this project. You may-
even see me out there planting
petunias."
Members of the planning.
committee are Zebe Schmitt,
Pauline Pendarvis, Gladys Kleski.o
,Jean Fortner, Louise Parker.
.Sherrill Russ, Angela White and
Anitra Norton.


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Watch Outor Funny Money

Two Y Counterfeit $20 Bills Passed.


Sergeant Butch Arendt
reported to The Star that two $20
bills were passed Monday of this
week at the Dollar General Store
in Port St. Joe. '
Both bills were very accurate
renderings of the' $20 bill and
, were apparently reproducdU using
digital technology. While they
looked- good, the- couiaterfeiters
were unable to duplicate the same
feel of the real $20 bill:
Investigators with the':Prt:St.
Joe Police Department feel that
the bills were probably passed
dun ng a busy time for the store in
order to slip it by the .cashier at
the check-out counter.
Arendt said! the U.S. Secret
Service has been notified and is


offering its help to assist in solv-
ing the case. The incident was
: very similar to one on' December,
2000 when a $100 bill was passed
at Ruby and Jake's Club. While
that is not to say the two cases
are related, Arendt said the
department ,does have a suspect
Sfor :the first incident and i. still
Investigating it. ,; :. '
The Port St. Joe .Police'
Department is recommending
that merchants use 'a counterfeit'
detection marker pen when deal-
ing with bills of larger denomifia-
tions. Anyone who might have
additional information is asked to
call the Port St. Joe Police
Department at 229-8265 or 229-
COPS.:' : .. ,


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shipped in all the way fr6m
Decatur, Illinois. There's got to be
a good reason why every fair maid-
en in West Texas ain't flocking to
his doorsteps.
Robert Redford with a big
ranch and lots of horses wouldn't
have to place an ad 'in the paper!
You catch my drift? This mail
,order bride thing works well on
paper and in the movies. But there
are no script writers in real life!
Wasn't it our friend P. T Barnum
who said, "You get what you pay
for"? .
My boys have asked me sever-
al times about how I' met their
mother. I tell them'I was 'on safari.-
in the deepest, darkest regions of
Africa when I was captured by the
Wallalusi's. I was staked out on my
funeral tier and they were about to
light the fire when the chief offered
me a deal. He would loosen the
ropes and look the other way if I
would take his daughter ....
"Aw, come on dad, really!"
1 "Well guys, it was like this, I


was out at Luther Short's Highway
59 Barbeque Pit, Dance Hall, and
Salooh when the riot broke out.
And here your mom came, right
through the plate glass window, on
that big Harley .
Maybe I should have told them
marriage is a risky enough propo-
sition even if you think you know
what. you're. getting. I probably
should have suggested they look
deeper than the make-dtp. That
some in-laws aren't all they appear
to be. The honeymoon doesn't last
forever. And you must be prepared
'for the first bad hair day'. But
I figured why spoil the fun for
them.
"Mother," in exasperation they
always turned to Cathy for the
truth, "how" did, youi. and daddy
really meet?" :
"Boys, in a moment of com-
plete foolishness"and' labk of any
judgment whatsoever I.,dlaled 1-
800-Sears and Roebuck'. .'. "
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It's A Brother
Adrian welcomes home her
new baby brother, Jarrett Clayton
Browning. Jarrett was born on
April 2. He weighed eight pounds
and 14 ounces and was 22 and
one half inches long.
Jarrett is the son of Tracy and
Rachel Browning of Port St. Joe
and the grandson of Reverend and
Mrs. Howard Browning of Panama
City, and Dorothy Branson and
the late Clyde Branson of Port St.
Joe.


NPSJ Youth Initiative
The North Port St. Joe Youth
Initiative in partnership with the
AFCA will sponsor a community
May Day Festival on May 11 and
12 at the David Jones Community
Center. Churches and community
organizations are asked to spon-
sor a young lady in the third grade
through eight grade as their
queen representative.
Activities will begin with a
coronation to crown Miss May.
Day on Friday, May 11. Track-n-
field, games, and booths will be
set up on Saturday, May 12. For
further information you may call
229-7807 or 229-8155.


Bingo Monday Night
Don't drive all the way to
Panama City to play bingo. Stay
here in Gulf County and join in
the fun at the Senior Citizen's
Building, located on Library Drive
in Port St. Joe.
Bingo games, sponsored by
the Optimist Club, will be held the
first Monday of each month. Early
bird game will begin at 7:00 p.m.
ET.


An Evening With Walt Disney


Free Piano/Music Lessons


Registration for free
piano/music lessons will be held
on Saturday, May 5th at the First
Pentecostal Holiness Church,
located at 2001 Garrison Avenue
between the hours of 10:00 a.m.
and 12:00 noon.
These lessons are available to
all children and possibly some
adults depending on availability of
space. The instructor will deter-
mine the minimum age for each
student. His decision will be final.


Oldies Dances
There will be a series of char-
ity "oldies" dances held on Friday
evenings this summer at the
Senior Citizens Center. If. your
non-profit organization would like
to benefit from ,one of these
dances, please call 800-386-9021
for further information.


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It's A Girl!
Crystal and Daniel Raffield
are proud to announce the birth
of their daughter, Kassidy Ann
Raffield. She was born on March
30 and weighed six pounds and
two ounces and she was 20
inches long.
S Her proud grandparents -are
Mr. and Mrs Rodney Hall, mater-
nal grandparents, and Mr. and
Mrs. Danny Raffield, paternal
grandparents.


Yard Sale'
It VlfTh teens of the Port St. Joe
Church of God will'be haring a
yard sale this Saturday, from 8:00
a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at 603 Long
Avenue.
Also anyone having any items
.they would like to donate may
contact Mary Lou Cumbie at 227-
1388.


The Port St Joe High School
Choral Department will be pre-
senting an "Evening With Walt
Disney" on Tuesday night, May
1st, at 7:00 p.m, EDT, in the high
school Commons Area. This pro-
gram has been written and is
being directed by Lisa. Curry and
Ann Comforter.
The program begins with a
young out-of-work artist named
"Walt" (played by Tommy Curry)
who is rejected by three talent
agents in one day. He begins to


Hannah Turns 4!
Hannah Ward, daughter of
Chris Ward, turned four on
Friday, April 13 and celebrated
with a Princess Barbie party at
her home in Wewahitchka on
Saturday, April 14th.
There to help Hannah cele-
brate was her daddy, Ms. Tammy,
Keligh, and lots of friends and
family.
Hannah is the granddaughter
of*Sonny and Mable Ward,-also of
Wewahitchka.


Hannah Ward


WIG Meeting Set
The Washinmton Improvement
Group board of directors and
member-hip wIll meet on
Thursday. Ma' :3. at 6:00 p.m. ET.
at the Wig Teen Center
All members are urged to
attend.


dream of what he can do to get his
work noticed. He tries his luck
with the "Three Little Pigs" (played
by Danielle Barnes, Katie
Geoghagan and Ashley White),
and then on to the "Beauties" who
are being played by Rachel
Geoghagan, Stephanie Metcalf
and Jessica Pate.
The program continues with a
middle-aged Disney (played by
Brandon Lyles) who introduces
"Pinocchio" and the puppets, the
cruel villains, and the animals. Ali
McKeithen is playing the role of
Pinocchio. Jessie Pate and
Stephanie Metcalf are performing
Ursula and Ariel. Lisa Curry sings
the role of "Cruella DeVil." "The
Aristocats," "Winnie the Pooh,"
and "Eeore" and "Tigger" will end
this act.
The executive Disney (played
by Rodney Herring) will introduce
the beautiful movie music of
Disney. Featured as soloists dur-
ing the act will be Jacqueline
Metcalf, Lisa Curry, Rachel
Geoghagan, Stephanie Metcalf,
Alex Hernandez: and Anna
Hodges. They will end the pro-
gram with the "International
Dolls."
The Choral Department mem-
bers hope that everyone will be
able to join them at 7:00 p.m. on
May 1st for an evening of fun and
music. Admission will be $2.00


for adults and $1.00 for students.


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Cormorants! Oh, So


Shown at the installation are: from left. Gale Jacobson, Karen Lawrence, Kay Geoghagan, Sandra
Lamberson, Johanna White, and Vivian Freas..,


Republican
Representative Bev Kilmer
spoke at the inaugural dinner of
the Gulf Federated Republican
Women held last Friday evening
at Butler's Restaurant.
She began her talk by
Announcing that a project near
and dear to Gulf County will corin-
tinue to be funded in the upcom-
ing budget. "Dog fly spraying is in
the budget." she said.
This was welcome., news. but
it was only one of several projects
that Kilmer said was entering the
fihal phases of the budgeting
: process.


Women's Group Formed
Some of those include fund- effort to get all 28 legislators rep-
ing for the Wewahitchka library resenting rural districts working
and an additional S100.000 for a together toward accomplishing
parking area: the Gulf County the special needs of ruial areas.
Health Department also has Vivian Freas. president of the
major funding on the table for the Florida Federation of Republican/
completion of the new complex in Women, and Gale Jacobson, first
Port St. Joe: sewer to the county vice president of the Okaloosa
line: and funding for the restore; Federated Republican -Women,
tion of the Centennial Building. presented the new club.with its ,
Representative Kilmer went charter and installed the first,
on to outline several bills she has slate of officers.
. introduced which are currently Officers installed were
making their way through the Johanna White. treasurer;,
house. Rep. Kilmer also outlined Sandra Lamberson. secretary;
the rural caucus" which she is in Diane Scholz. \ice president: and
the process of jump starting in an Karen La\wrence, president.


Slountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center
and Paragon Rehabilitation
Wish to Say Hello to the People of Gulf County!
Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to remind the peo-
:ple of Port St..,oe, Wewahitchka, White City, Howard Creek, Highland View,
Dalkeith, Stone Mill Creek, Wetappo Creek and Overstreet that we are here
and ready to handle your therapy needs.
;Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center is a skilled nursing facility spe-
icializing in full-time Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech
:Therapy, and Skill Nursing Services (including IV therapy and specialized
wound care). Our services can be provided on an inpatient or outpatient
basis. So for those of you who don't want to drive to Panama City or
Tallahassee for therapy, give us a try.
If your club, group or civic organization would like a presentation by our staff
,or if you would like a personal tour of our facility. call 1-850-674-4311 and ask
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audience at the inaugural
dinner of the Gulf Federated
Republican Women.


by Barbara Eells, Wildlife
Rehabilitator
I found that this was a good
time to write this article because I,
as as well as other wildlife reha-
bilitators, get calls around this
Lime of year about birds in their
;yard, in the road. on the brdge
etc. that appear to be injured. On
land that is!
The family Phalacro-coracidae
comes from Greek words. phalak-
nes (bald) and kora. crow or
raven. This group includes only
cormorants with 30 species living
in the world. sL'x of those inhabit-
ing North America.
The most common here in
this area is the double-crested
cormorant. They live along sea
shores, rivers, lakes, streams. and
other large bodies of water. They
are about the size of a large goose
with a long neck ending with a
sharp beak with a pointed curved
end and are dark in color with
either a green or blue sheen to the
feathers. Their legs with webbed
feet for swimming and diving are
located on the back of their bod-
ies. They migrate from the north
and some live in the south year-
round.
They nest in large groups on
rock cliffs, ledges, or in tree tops
along water areas. They raise one
brood per year with exception.
They feed their chicks by regurgl-
tation of half-digested fish by
placing the fish in the bill of the
youngster.
Cormorants are strong fliers
and swimmers, but on land are
awkward and clumsy, because of
the legs and feet placement and
thus appear to be injured.
They dive either with gusto or
with gentleness catching fish and
rising to the surface to eat. After
having been in the water awhile,
and because their feathers are not
totally waterproof, they dry the
feathers by holding wings out in
the sun and breezes before they
fly.
Cormorants sometimes will
get into small ponds, ditches,
even swimming pools and emerge
only to wander possibly in search
of the larger body of water.
They stagger and run appear-
ing to be injured, because it is dif-
ficult to keep balance when the
legs are so far toward the back of
the body and their main habitat is
water.
This is also the time of year
when one may come across a cor-
morant in your backyard, on a
bridge, or, in .the road especqidly if
there is water, i.e. swamp, ditch,
etc., near you or near where you
find them. Nine times out of 10,


the bird is fine, but just out of his
own habitat. Eventually they will
find their way. but it takes time to
do that. and time can mean possi-
ble injury or death (vehicle. preda-
tor) to the bird before it can reach
its habitat.
Here are things to do and to
watch out for:
It is best to call a wildlife
rehabilitator so that the bird can
be looked over before release.
If you can't get a rehab per-
son, and you try to capture on
your own. watch out for the neck
and beak! Children should not


Mrs. Mary Peters
Celebrates 83 Years
Mrs. Mary Peters celebrated
her 83rd birthday in the company
of a host of family members and
fnends at St. Joe Private Party on
Martin Luther King Boulevard on
April 16th.
Pictured above, Mrs. Mary
poses for a photo with five of her
10 children who were able to
attend the party-left to right are
Nathan Peters. Jr. (Port St. Joe),
Betty Brown (Jasper). Lenora P.
Gant (Oxon, Maryland), Sam
Peters (Port St. Joe). and Helen


Clumsy
rescue these type of birds-cor
morant. loon, pelican, gannet
anhinga. or any other type if yoi
think about it! The cormoran
uses the neck and beak as
defense mechanism. It will jal
and as you reach. it can hit you ir
the eye.
Ift you attempt rescue, use
throw or blanket. jacket, etc
making sure you have hold of the
head. They will wie,gle that necl
out and jab before you know it
Take the bird to the nearest largi
clean body of water and release
See Cormorants on Page 1OA


Barry (San Antonio. Texas).
Brothers and sisters unable
to attend are Edward Peters (Wes
Palm Beach). Raymond Peters
(Los Angeles. California)
Constance ,Jones (Orlando). Linda
Graham (Washinmton, D.C.) ant
Sabrina Malone (Melbourne
Maryland).
Just in case the menu is par
of the secret to Mrs. Manry
longevity-folks at the part;
enjoyed oysters, shrimp (boiled
and fried), neckbone and nce
fned mullet, hush puppies, and
all the tnmmings.
Happy birthday, Mrs. Mary!!


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Following the 2000 Census, the Board of County Commissioners is
planning to redraw the district voting lines to more closely represent
current population figures. The Board has voted to include the prisoner
population in figuring the redistricting. Following is the current district
lines, and three scenarios being contemplated.


Current Districts


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13,332 divided by'5m-'2,666 40
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The map above depicts current boundary lines
and the population living within those boundaries.
(Figures include prisoner populations)



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presented by Comm. Nathan Peters, Jr.
(Figures DO NOT include prisoner populations)


.." ....."- ... 2000 Toltal Population is 13.332
I j. '13.332 divided byS 5 2,666.40 .

The map above depicts new boundary lines
presented by Commissioner Jerry Barnes.
(Figures include prisoner populations)


The map above depicts Scenario 9 (new boundary lines)
presented by Comm. Nathan Peters, Jr.
(Figures include prisoner populations)


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If you said "yes" to .any of '.
these, read on!' ',
If you are a resident' of. Port
St. Joe or Cape San.,Blas and
would like to do more to help the
turtles. the Apalachicola 'Reserve
is seeking assistance froli those,
who can survey the beach early Ip.
the morning to search for sea tur-
tle tracks and nests. Monitoring-,;
will be' done on a small Pplaris
vehicle.
Turtle patrol volunteers assist
in .such unique experiences as
marking. relocating, and excavat-
ing turtle nests. Reserve staff will
train volunteers on May 17th at
3:00 p.m. at the Apalachicola
National Estuarine Research
Reserve Education office in
Apalachicola.
If you would like to assist
experienced patrol members on
daily morning patrols and volun-
teer your time with the Aquatic
Preserve turtle patrol, please con-
tact the Aquatic Preserve Manager
Tammy Summers at (850) 670-
4783, extension 106 .

Wanted People to
Make a Difference
Wewahitchka Lions Club is
seeking individuals willing to
make a commitment to serve in
an organization that is truly mak-
ing a difference in their commu-
nity..
The meetings are held at the
Wewa Community Center the:first
and third Tuesday of the. month at
6:30 p.m. May 2001 has beenrpro-
claimed Membership Recruitment
Month, so look for the purple and
gold vest.
Members will be available for
questions, to meet needs and'let
residents of Wewahitchka know
why they are there and how they
can help. For moi-re information
you may call 639-4288 or. 639-
4689.

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SPSJPD Report)
PROBATION VIOLATION
,' Brandon M. Lewis. 20. or Port
St. Joe, was arrested on
1 6 wednesday. April 18th. at approx-
S,.4fnatelv 7:15 p.m. by Port St. Joe '
Police Department Officers
ussell Burch and James
i,g Stephens' for violation of proba-
tion and possession of a con-
cealed weapon by a convicted.
felon.
*Lewis was placed on proba-
tion for committing a lewd and ,
lascivious act on a child and vio-
lated his probation by associating,
with children. He was taken into
custody without incident and
transported to the Gulf County
Jail.
MOTORIST VIOLATION,
Felicia'-0. Conley, 24, :of
Wewahitchka, was arrested on
Thursday, April 19th, at approxi-
mately 11:24 p.m. by Officer
James Norris for felony driving
with suspended or revoked
license.
:The officer received informa
tion that Conley was traveling on
Highway 71 into Port St. Joe 'and
that her driver's license wassus-
penrided or revoked. Norris
observed a vehicle fitting the
description in the area of the
courthouse and initiated a traffic
stop after a query on the tag came,
back registered : to Conley. A.
license query confirmed the sus-
pension.
Officer Norris placed Conley
under arrest and transported her'
to the Gulf County Jail to await :
first appearance,
LOST & FOUND :
( A pair of eyeglasses has been
turned- which were found in the
empty lot on Reid Avenue near
Bill's Dollar Store. If you have lost
such an item, please contact
Sergeant Carr at 227-1414 to.,
identify your property.:

(Sheriff's Beat)

MOUNTING CHARGES
During the early morning
hours of Wednesday, April 18th,
Gulf County Sheriffs Office
Deputy Ricky Tolbert went. to a
residence in Highland View to
speak with David W. JoYner (44).
When the deputy went into the
houte' he noticed' tliat Jo,6 i,-l_,
a m.aj.uana plan growing p the
living room. He was placed under
arrest for cultivation of marijua-
nIa.
A further search of the resi-
derice led to the discovery of a
baggy of marijuana in Joyner's
bedroom. therefore an additional
Charge of possession of marijuana
was added...
While at the jail, Tolbert rania
criminal history on the suspect
and found him to be a convicted
felon. As such, he was required tcf
register with the sheriffs office-a
task he had failed to do, so he was
charged accordingly.
THREATENING ELDERS
SO1n Saturday, April 21st,
deputies responded to a distu -''
bance call in the Howard Creek,,


area. When deputies arrived on
the scene, they determined that
Robert Lynn had threatened, ta
harm the caller with a knife.
Deputies Shawn Butler and
Jake Richards, along i.th
Auxiliary Deputy John, Garner,
.w.r.e able to,.jocate Lynp who was
' hiding at a friend's house, Lynn,
49, was arrested on charges of
aggravated assault on A person
over the age of 65. He is current-
ly in the Gulf County, Jail on a
$10,000 bond.
PARKING LOT ALTERCATION
S., riday.. April 20th, Deputy ,
Ricky Tolbert ,was dispatched to
the parking lot of a local bar in
responseto a report of a woman
screaming. The deputy found a
female with a cut on her forehead
sitting in a car. ,
The female first told Tolbert
that she had been involved in a
fight with another female, but she
later admitted that she was hit by
Robin Vathis. a 32 year old male
resident of Port .St. Joe. Vathis'
was arrested and charged with
battery. .
PRETRIAL RELEASE VIOLATION
On 'Thursday. April 19th.
Deputy Lamrr' Hightower was sent
to ia disturbance in the
Wewahltchka area. The deputy
spokq to several people who were
having. problems with Jack
Rhodes'who was reportedly intox-
icated and causing a disturbance.
Rhodes. 45. of Wewahitchka,
had been" arrested 'during the ,
pnor week, and a condition of his


release was not to consume alco-"
hol. Hightower placed him under",
arrest for the pretnal release vio-,
lation.
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE GULF
COUNTY JAIL ...
Monday. April 16th-John
Smiley, 37. W/M. of Wewahitch-
ka, violation of probation (re:-'
aggravated battery); Samuel
Pharham, 38, B/M. of
Wewahitchka, violation of proba-
tion (re: grand theft); and Mark
William.r. 20, B/M, of Port St. Joe.
two counts of failure to appear ire:
battery and burglary).
Wednesday. April 18th-
Jefferyv Carberrv, 40, W/M. of
Wewahitchka. failure to register
as a convicted felon.
Thursday. April 19th-Terry
Otwell, 44, W/M, of Port St. Joe.
grand theft.
Friday. April 20th-Jeffery
Mitchell. 24. W/M, of Panama
City, failure to appear (re: leaving
the scene of an accident): Robin
Sharron, 36, W/F. of Texas. cnrim-
inal mischief; and Grover
McLemore, .53, W/M, of
Wewahitchka, driving while
license suspended or revoked.
Saturday, April 21st-Tioy
Harnson. 30, W/M, of Overstreet,'
battery (Osceola County):
Christopher ,Harrison. 32. W/M.
of Mexico Beach, two counts of
battery; and. Mitchell Harvey. 26,
W/M,. of Port St. Joe, dnving
under the influence.
Sunday. April 22nd-'
Matthew Gray. Sr.. 71, W/M, of
Wewahitchka. battery.


Gold Card Banquet


To Honor Academics


The Gulf County Schools Gold
Card Honors Banquet will be held
on Monday, April 30. at 7:00 p.m..
ET, in the Commons Area of Port
St: Joe High School. This occasion
will honor .all Port St. Joe High
School Students who have
received two gold cards during the
first three grading periods of this
school year or had a 3.5 GPA dt
the conclusion of the second grad-.
ifg period.
Guest speaker for the B-n*
quet. will be James B. (Jim)
Fensom, a 1968 graduate of Port,
St. Joe High School. A business
major, he was graduated from
Auburn University in 1972 with a
Bachelor of Science degree and
received his' law degree from
Florida. State University in 1975.
Fensom is a senior partner in the
law firm of Barron, Redding.
i Hughes, Fite, Fensom,. Sanborn
and Kiehn, P.A., located, in
Panama City.
Fensom is a member of the
Florida Bar, American Bar
.Association. and the Bay County
Bar Association. He has served on
the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit
Grievance Committee, Board of
Governors of The Florida Bar. and
St. Andrew Bay Inn of Court. He is
currently .,,serving., as a
Commissioner of the. Judicial
Norrinating Commission, a board
member of the Panama City
Marianne Iistitute and is a member


of the Gulf of Meico Fishery'
Management Council .
.The son of Elizabeth'Fensom,
'and the late Paul Fensom, of Port
St: Joe, Jimr and his wife, Jan.
have two children. Meredith and
Stuart.
Each student being honored
will receive a free ticket to the.
banquet and complimentary tick-,
ets are available for patrons.,
'.Tickets for parents and the gen-
eral public are S5 each. Students
and patrons should pick iup their
tickets and parents should pur.
chase their tickets from personnel
in the front offTie of.-Pprt St. Joe
High School between the hours or)
8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. before
the end of the school day Apnril 26.


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offering to anyone 55 and older a
Sfree hearing test.,If. you have been
exposed to loud factory noise, if
people seem to mumble or you
ask people to repeat what they:
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THURSDAY,, MAY 3, 2001
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boundary lines tentatively

Adopted by the


Gulf:County Commission.


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'Our Readers

Write


,Letters to the Editor ...


Unhappy With Commission


To the editor:
Who do the Gulf County
Commissioners represent?
The redistricting workshop
held by the Gulf County Board of
Commissioners this past Friday
evening at 5:00 was a really
strange event. It is hard to imag-
ine those commissioners ignoring
,every citizen at this workshop.
But that is exactly what hap-
pened. This is the first commis-
sion meeting that I have attended,
but it definitely will not be the
last.
What I saw was arrogance on
the part of publicly elected offi-
cials that really surprised me.
First they actually had already
approved a plan without any pub-
lic input. Then afterwards they
hold a workshop, which was pub-
licized. But without any public
notice Billy Traylor called a meet-
ing of the board of commissioners
to vote on redistricting. Most citi-
zens in this county did not know
about this meeting.
Citizens" of" Gulf County
should be asking why was Mr.
Traylor in such" a hurry to have
this vote taken? Could it be that
he knew if the public knew what
he was doing there would be an
uproar? Well there was an uproar
from every citizen that was able to.
attend. .
Ahd "why is it that this board.
wants to include prisoners in the
population count to redistrict?
Prisoners are not permanent resi-
dents, they do not vote and they
do not pay taxes. The boardroom
was packed with citizens and
every citizen- that expressed an
opinion was against counting
prisoners. And riot one citizen
voiced an opinion supporting
these commissioners. Board
Chairman Nathan Peters' put
forth a motion to not count pns-
oners and not one other member
of the board supported him.
These commissioners apparently
feel that pnsoners count just as
much as hard working, tax paying


citizens of this county. Every citi-
zen sitting in the boardroom was
outraged, but his or her protest
fell on deaf ears.
Mr. Fox, Mr. Traylor, Mr.
Barnes, and Mr. McLemore, do
you consider prisoners equal to
our citizens? Mr. Traylor says that
the citizens of his district support
his actions. Yet not one citizen in
the audience spoke for his
actions. The citizens in his district
that were at the meeting were so
incensed by his actions that they-
stood up and walked out of the
meeting. If the population of the
prison keeps growing- maybe Mr.
Traylor' can have the lines
redrawn so that just he and his
prisoners are fi one district and
he can win his commission race
with just his one vote. That is
assuming he would vote for him-
self.
And Mr. Barnes had a chance
to win over some of the residents
in his district that did not vote for
him in the last election. Instead
,he alienated every citizen from his
district that appeared at the
meeting.. Mr. Barnes had the
biggest percentage of residents at
the' meeting and every single, one
of them that spoke up, spoke
against his plan to split his dis-
trict and not one spoke in favor of
his gerrymandering plan. Many of
the citizens in his district pleaded
for him to vote their interest and
not his. .Many requested that he
at least second a motion made by
Mr. Peters on the prisoners. He
ignored them. all. Mr. Barnes,
aren't you. supposed to look out
for the interest of the people in
your district?
If the board approves Mr. ,
Barnes' plan, then this commis-
sion is going to get the county into
a very costly lawsuit that they will
not win. And it will be the citizens
of this county that will have to
pay for our misguided leaders..
And we will have the federal gov-
ernment doing our redistricting. I
don't think anyone wants that to
happen.


First Time Home Buyers

Workshop Planned Saturday


The Gulf County NAACP
Branch \ill host a first time home
buyers workshop on Saturday,
Apnl 28. beginning at noon. at the
W\IG Building. located on Avenue
D and Peters Street. The work-
shop will be conducted by
Economist. Doctor Anthony
' Vieghesie of Tallahassee. Doctor
Vieghesie is a professor at
Tallahassee Community College;
he owns and operates Vee's Ice
Cream Service, a three-truck fleet
of old fashioned neighborhood ice
cream vending service.
Dr. Vieghesie has received
numerous awards. He is'a former
president of the Tallahassee
NAACP Branch. He received the
..-, Port St. Joe Lodge No. Ill
'-'- mlst & 3rd Thursday of each
'' mo.. 8:00 p.m..Masonic Hall.
214 Reid Ave. Emory Bailev. W.M.
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NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED PROPOSALS
crrITY OF WEWAHITCHKA
The Cit ,: -I ve luti':ltik i.h5s leciml .ar the fol-
l[o in i::. ni, s surplus nd will accept sealed bids
(.-:r the purcihae 1of thee itenis
One (1) 1978 American Jeep VIN
J8F83EA030316
One (1) 1984 American Jeep VIN
1JCCE87E3ETO78002
One (1) Mud Hog
One (1) Blue Striper Machine
One (1) Trencher '
Bi 1'url D- nbe rarkcd "SEALED BIDS" and
must be re.:ei.eil ,- the CIL% Clerk prior to 4:00 PM
(CT). Mon1nd31 M3% i 1 42001O Itenis may be inspect-
ed at the City Sewer Plant during regular workdays:
between 8:00 AM and1 3 '00 FM 6i1s,i ill be opened
during the ,Regulis Ci, C :,ni,,iI' '.'.ii meeting on,
Monday. May 14. 2001 at 6:30 PM (CT).
Jerri Linton
City Clerk
2tc. April 26 and May 3. 2001.

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prestigious Florida State NAACP
Gwendolyn Sawy'er Cherry Award
in memory of the outstanding
work in the field of human .and
ci\il rights done by the late State
Representative Gwendolyn S.
Cherry. He serves as state chair-
person for the political
action/voter registration commit-
tee. He received his Doctor of
Public Administration from
Florida State ,University.
The workshop will include
business dedication and counsel-'
ing for first-time home buyers. a
banking basics class, credit coun-
seling program designed in coop-
eration with bank partners, and
consistent with loan products
directed at- low and. moderate
income consumers. The banking
basic class is designed to help
clients manage their money better
and use credit wisely. Credit
counseling is available to resolve
individual credit issues.
The local NAACP branch,
through its community empower-
ment program will offer regular
seminars and social events that
focus on personal finances, estab-
lishing and maintaining credit,
how to buy a home, starting a
small business, money manage-
ment, budgeting, investments,
and other business topics of gen-
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the issuance of a few tickets by
our police department would cor-
rect this situation.
It is great to have understand-
ing law enforcement but some-
times the obvious is overlooked.
Paul Summerlot, Steve Daniels,
A. J. Pittman, D. T. Bridges.
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Mr. Fox was elected last time
because he ran against just the
type of politics that was going on
at this meeting. And that finally
showed in the end when he asked
when the notice was given for this
important meeting to vote on
redistricting. Of course that
notice was only given the day
before, so the majority of people
in Gulf County did not know what
their commissioners were up to.
What the citizens who did attend
Friday night saw was an attempt

by some of these commissioners
to ramrod a vote through without
the citizens getting their voice
heard. Mr. Fox has to decide if he
is going to really be a voice of
change or* if he is going to do the
business of politics that he ran
against.
On a positive note, the com-
missioners did give everyone a
chance to speak even though they
did not appear ready to listen.
There appeared to be only one
commissioner that was listening
and that was Nathan Peters. I
hope that the other four commis-
sioners prove me wrong, at .the
next meeting.
And Mr. Barnes .... Well at'
least the other commissioners
claimed to be voting the interest
of their district. You, Mr. Barnes
are attempting to tear your dis-
trict apart. Why?
Citizens should be outraged
about the attempt to circumvent
their wishes. Prisoners should not
count like our citizens. Maybe it is
time to think about a recall. Call
your commissioner and make
sure he knows how you feel. Show
up at the next meeting, if they
give you a notice this time.
Government should be for the cit-
izens not those that are elected.
/s/ Preston Russ, Port St. Joe
Concerned citizen


Redistricting
Dear Sir,
On the 20th of this month a
public workshop was called by the
Board of County Commissioners
to discuss the re-alignment of vot-'
ing districts.
Mr. Peters began by remind-
ing those present at this very well
attended meeting, that "they, the.
public, held the true power". The
citizens present held the authority
,and that the commissioners were
appointed by them to see to it that
all decisions were in the best
interests of the people of Gulf
County.
I had always held this to be
.'.:'.but I. Mr. Peters and the
other citizens present were
PROVEN WRONG by the other
four elected officials.
The main topic of discussion
was whether to include the prison
population in the tally that would
determine our voting districts for
the next 10 years. After many well,;,
presented arguments against this
inclusion it was ABSOLUTELY
CLEAR that the public were not in
favor. Not one- single member of
the public voiced an opinion that
non-voting prisoners be consid- t
ered as a deciding factor.
The commissioners were
asked repeatedly to rescind their
previous decision for inclusion.
and a motion to this effect was-
proposed by Mr. Peters. I found it
barely believable that the 'motion
failed due to a lack of a seconder
and consider this to be a gross
disrespect of the will of the people.
The guidelines for redistrict-
ing as published by the State of
Florida direct that the Board,
divide the county into districts
"that maintain proportional repre-
sentation". "Population cannot be
determined by 'guess work' based
on the mere personal observa-
tions,, perceptions or opinions of
the commissioners", and that
"Absolute equality of population
with mathematical exactitude .is
not required".
With the exception of Mr.2.
Peters the commissioners are


adamant that the prisoners be
counted, but none have so far
"carefully and fully" explained to
us what this non-voting body can
possibly contribute to the mainte-
nance of proportional representa-
tion. None have convincingly
explained to us how their "scenar-
ios" will benefit us, the taxpayers.
Without such explanation
then we the public must be
allowed to draw our own conclu-
sions. Is this issue being 'fast
tracked' through the system so,
that come voting day it will not be
so fresh in our minds? Are we per-
haps seeing a classic case of polit-
ical gerrymandering in action??
For example, why does Mr.
Traylor wish to, take Overstreet
out of his district? Surely not
because the polls in this precinct
usually go against him?
Sincerely,
Geordie Ord
A very concerned citizen

Disabled Parking
Dear Editor;
We, the undersigned, feel that
a grave injustice is being perpe-
trated on the disabled citizens of
our community that are supposed
to be protected by law by hating
restricted parking places.
A trip to the grocery store will
attest to the fact that those park-
ing in these areas do so illegally.
Some places in Florida issue a
fine of $150 and do in fact enforce
it. It is our opinion that frequent
drive-through of these areas and

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"Prissy," "Bill, and Hillary,"
along with others at the humane
society, are in need of a good
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At present the humane soci-
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mix and "Bill," and "Hillary;"
-short-le-gged (basset body) three
month old puppies; two akita
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Afeiw items will be auctioned off at this scle. Donating prizes
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Utrillo. Helen Frankenthdler, Paul Cezanne. Franscisco Goya,
George Bellows, Charles Demuth, Joseph Stella. Georgia
O'Keeffe, Van RUn Rembrandt, Andrew Wy\eth. Jackson Pollock,
Pierre Auguste Renoir, Piet Alondrain, Tommaso. Guidi, George
Inness, arid Winslou, Homer, and more miscellaneous items too
many to list. Kevin Welsh and Jacki Cobb of PelicanWalk Realty
have answered the challenge by Vickie Davis of Crystal Sands
Realty to donate S25 to our fund-raiser.
Vickie Davis, Realtor for Crystal Sands Realty
gives $25 and challenges all. other realtors to do the
same.
All proceeds are, to benefit the humane society with its
endeavor to build a new facility and to house the animals.
This year's event is to bd held at Crystal Sand Realty, locat-
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Over 1,000 Attend GCEC's 53rd Annual Member's Meeting
More than 1,000 members Cooperative (GCEC) 53rd Annual April 21. The purpose of the meet- tion about the cooperative such as
attended Gulf Coast Electric Member's Meeting on Saturday, ing was to communicate informa- financial reports, the general sta-
tus of the business, board of
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provided hot dogs and pork skins.
"One of our core values is our
commitment to community, hav-
ing these not-for-profit organiza-
tions provide these food items
gives them the opportunity to
raise money for their respective
clubs, thus we are giving a little
back to the community in which
the cooperative services," stated,
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ketmie member ,- rvmie. NeYvsa
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guest speaker We%\ahitchka EMS
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arid Gulf Counity Auxiliary
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pnntinI seni1,ces Ikfr children.
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New Smyrna Beach. Roland
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Jean GorLman. all of \Vewa-
hitchka. were the winnerss of the
three vacation packages. Gulf
Coast EC also eave away two
S500 credit on the winner's Gulf
Coast EC account. The two win-
ners were George McLean and
Betty Cleckley. both of
\V\\rwahitchka. This year was also
the first year that Gulf Coast EC
held a silent auction. This year
three vehicles. two Dodge
Dakotas. and one Grand Marquis
were auctioned.


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31st Annual Ling Tournament This Weekend


For over three decades Mexico
Beach has hosted their flagship
event known to many as the
"LING DING." Many not familiar
with this pseudonym might ask
what is a Ling Ding.
The Ling Ding is centered
around an annual cobia-fishing
tournament that takes place each
Spring in Mexico Beach. In addi-
tion to a fishing tournament on
April 27th and 28th which will
deliver over $6,000 in cash prizes
to the best participating anglers,
this year's Ling Ding will include a
5K walk / run, a children's fish-
ing tournament, an awards cere-
mony and a Beach Party with fes-
tive live music. .
Traditionally, the Mexico
Beach Ling Tournament was a
fierce, competition to angle one
fish. the largest cobia (ling being
the 'local name). With past tour-
naments lasting some years up to
three months. it was a sure bet
that an ample number of cobia
would be weighed in.
Through the years for various
reasons, the annual tournament
has been shortened to a one or
two day event. Those who are avid
cobia anglers can tell you that
within a two-day time span, a
fisherman might not even .see a
cobia. With this in mind and fol-
lowing the tremendous success of
the 30th Annual Ling
Tournament; which took place in
April of 2000, it has been decided
to maintain the format designed
last year that includes five species
of fish.


On April 27th and 28th, fish-
ermen from all over the United
States will test their angling skills
to see who will bring in the largest
ling cobia, grouper, snapper,
dolphin and Spanish mackerel.
Cash prizes ranging from
$100 to $1,000 for first, second
. and third places will be awarded
in each of the five species cate-
gories. A grand prize of $1,000
will be awarded to the angler scor-
ing the most points gathered by
weighing in the top placing com-
bination of winning categories.'
This year's 31st Annual
Mexico Beach Ling Tournament
and. Festival (or, Ling Ding for
short) will be hosted and coordi-
nated by Special Events for
Mexico Beach, Inc. and
Marquardt's Marina., A Captain's
Meeting will take place .at
Marquardt's Marina 5:00 PM until
8:00 PM CST on Thursday, April
26. The tournament begins at
6:00 AM CST on Friday, April'27,
and continues through 6:00 PM
CST on Saturday, April 28..
Weigh-ins will take place on
both Friday and Saturday at
Marquardt's Marina between the
hours of 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM
CST. Those wishing to sign up for
the tournament may, do so at
Marquardt's Marina, Hide-A-Way.
Harbor Marina or the Mexico
Beach Visitor Information Office,
all within Mexico Beach.
On the same dates, the
Atlanta Saltwater Sportsman's
Club will be hosting their Spring


Tournament for a second consec-
utive year in Mexico Beach. Many
of the club's members will
increase their, chances of being
winners by fishing both tourna-
ments. If you are interested in.
more information regarding the
31st Annual Mexico Beach Ling
Tournament & Festival, please

Fish Dinners by
M.B. Fire Dept.
In conjunction with this
year's Ling Festival activities, the
Mexico Beach Fire Department
will be selling fried fish dinners. !A
booth will be positioned at the El,
Governor Park between the hours
of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on
Saturday, April 28th.
The menu includes fried fish
dinners with hush puppies, cole
slaw, baked beans, and a cold
drink, or hamburger or hot dog'
dinners (with the same sides) for
$7 for adults and $5 for children.
All proceeds will be donated
to the Mexico Beach Fire
Department. Join the festivities--
see who won an award for the
biggest Ling Festival catch, and
listen to a live band on the beach.


call 1-888-723-2546 or 648-8196
locally.
See the ad on page 11A for
further details.
Cormorants
From Page 5A
continuing to. watch the head as
they will take a, final jab at you
upon release.
If that bird doesn't "fly on top
of the water" or begin to dive as he
swims, then call a rehabilitator, so .
that it can be checked for illness
or injury. If you're taking the bird
to a wildlife rehabilitator, then
wrap the bird in something or
place in a box or holder with air
holes until you can get to the
rehabber.
Cormorants, as others, are
beautiful birds to watch swim-
ming, diving, resting and are com-
ical at times. Go to a body of water
and just watch for awhile. It's very
relaxing and soothing to'the
-human soul and body!


David Blackshear, center, is congratulated by George Roberts,
left, and Chuck Roberts, on his winning the C. W. Roberts
Invitational held this past weekend at St. Joseph Bay Country Club.
He shot a 72 and 74 to take the title. The annual tournament, s
hosted by Chuck and George in honor of their late father, C. W.
Roberts, who passed away in 1975. Roberts was instrumental in the
formation of the local country club. ,,


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winners in the offshore divisions were: grouper-2nd, David Rich,
22.99 lbs.. and third, Bill Kennedy, 21.3 pounds. David Rich also
took second in the snapper division with a 12.89 fish, and Dusty May
took third with a 12.88 pounder. The photo above shows the catch
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Raffield, 2.33 Ibs; Spanish-Ist Mark Crown, 4.62 lbs. 2nd, Joey
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-Alt. nuAs., rlT qT ,.. r- F-.THURSDA. APRIL 26-2001


Judith Husband, tossed a.
complete game one-hitter to:
pick up her 24th win of the
season.


GC Primary Care
Challenge Grant
-On Tuesday, May 1, at 10:30
a.m., the Gulf County Senior
Citizen Center, located at 314
East Third Street in Wewahitchka
is sponsoring an, informational
session about the Gulf County
Primary Care Challenge Grant.
The Gulf County Health
Department, in collaboration with
thie;:Gulf County Board of County
6Commssioners, administers this
gr ns-it. a
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designed to increase the availabil-
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County.
'The plan covers uninsured
citizens w]ho are in an income
range of up to 150% of poverty.
Please make your plans now to
attend.
.Terri Knowles, case manager
for the program, will 'provide an
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Gene Mc
McCroan Accepts
New Position
Gene McCr6an; a life long res-
ident of Port St. Joe and a GTCom
employee since 1999. has been
selected to manage GTCom's new
Data Products Division, within
the Sales and Marketing Depart-
ment.
Gene holds a B.S. degree in
Accounting from Florida State


Wewahitchka 1, Rutherford 2
Thursday, April 19th
The Rutherford Lady Rams
broke a 1-1 tie, scoring one run in
the top of the eighth inning to

Annual Spring
Concert at GCCC
The Visual & Performing Arts
Division of Gulf Coast Community
College will present its annual
concert band performance on
Saturday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. in
the Amelia Center Theatre on
campus.
The band will perform 'the fol-
lowing selections:
Symphonic Overture by
Charles Carter: Psalm of Praise by
Antonin Dvorak: Festival March
by Giacomo Puccini: Finale by
Franz Schubert; Sheep May Safely
Graze. by J. S. Bach; Western
Scenario :by John Cacavas: and
From Sea to Shining :Sea by
Samuel Ward. .
Performances include: Rachel,
Thomas, Gina Simmons and
Susan McMurry on flute; Helen
Leger and Rachel Pennington on
clarinet; Chris Fowler on oboe;
Anne Michelle Morgan on bas-
soon; David Baessel and Deanna
Peterson will play alto saxophone.
The publicc is invited..
Donations for music scholarships
will be 'accepted at the door. For
further information, call 872-
3886.


DRAMeeting
The Downtown Redevelop-
inent Agency will hold its monthly
meeting on Tuesday, May 8th, at
6:15 p.m., ET. The meeting will be
held at Preble-Rish, Inc., located
at 401 Reid Avenue in Port St.
Joe. All members are urged to
attend. :: ,.,.. .


.Croan
University, is a C.P.A. and a,
Microsoft Certified Professional.
with over 25 years of computer
technology experience. Gene will
be responsible for the products
and services associated with the
Internet, DSL (digital subscriber
line), and Web Housing of GTCom.
The new Data Products Division
Gene has been chosen to manage
was created to better 'serve the.
customers of GTCom in its territo-
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defeat the Wewahitchka Lady Ga-
tors 2-1 in Thursday night's
game. The Lady Gators took a 1-0
lead in the bottom of the sixth
Inning, but Rutherford tied the
game in the top of the seventh to
send the game into extra innings.
Judith Husband (23-3) picked
up only her third loss of the sea-
son, all by one run, allowing one
earned run on five hits and one
walk. She struck out six batters in
her eight innings on the mound.
Laura Husband led the Lady
Gators at the plate, going two for
four. Kristin Jones had a double,
while Brandi Sasser, Lindsay
Miller and Judith Husband. each
added a single.
"Judith pitched a good game,
but we didn't give her any sup-
port," said head coach Charles
Fortner.


Lady Gators to Play for Tit


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I Wewahitchka 11, Apalachicola 1
le Tuesday, April 24th
The Lady Gators' bats came
25 alive in the bottom of the third
-- 63 inning, when they scored seven
runs enroute to a 11-1 victory
I I over Apalachicola in Tuesday
night's District 3-2A semi-final
game. Wewahitchka advances to
I Thursday's championship game,
where they will face Liberty
il g County, an 8-2 winner over Port
SSt. Joe, at 6:00 CT in Port St. Joe.
Eighth .grader Kayla Rich. led
Wewahitchka's -13-hit attack,
going four for four with a double,
an inside the park homer and four
RBI. Judith Husband was two for
three with a double and an RBI;
Brandi Sasser went two for three
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with an RBI; and Lindsay Miller
went two for three with an RBI,
and made a great diving catch
down the right field line in the
fourth inning. Kim McMillion had
a double and an RBI; Christy
Ward had a single and an RBI,
and Laura Husband added a sin-
gle.
Judith Husband improved to
24-3 on the mound, tossing a
complete game one-hitter and
allowing only one earned run. She
struck out six batters and walked
two.
'"We started slow, but finally
started hitting the ball," said
Coach Fortner. "Good start to the
District Tournament."
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- Lindsay Miller makes a
great diving catch down the
right field line in the fourth
inning.


Lady Sharks End Season


Port St. Joe 28, Bay High 1
Friday, April 20th
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
celebrated "Senior Night" Friday
night with a 28-1 victory over Bay
,High in five innings. The Lady
Sharks. who improved to: 16-9
overall on the season, pounded,
out 14 hits and took advantage of
eight Bay High errors.
Karissa Thomas. Angela,
McDowell, Evette Gant, Bonnie
Belin .,an Kristin Abrams, the
Lady Sharks' -five seniors, were
each honored with a rose and a
bouquet'before the game.
Shanna Wester (1-0) pick up
her first win of the season, allow-
ing only two hits and one earned
run in her first start on the
mound. Wester struck out six bat-
ters and walked three in her four
innings.
Shanna Collier led Port St.
Joe's 14-hit attack, going three for
four with two RBI. Anna
Tankersley and Alisha Barber
each went two for five with two
RBI. Becky Belin had a double
and three RBI; Molly Garrett had
,a single with three RBI; Evette
Gant had a double and two RBI;
Angela McDowell had a single
with two RBI; Bonnie Belin had a
Single and an RBI; while Shanna
Wester and Erica Hernandez each
added a single.
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Port St.. Joe 2, Liberty Co. 8
Tuesday, April 24th
The Liberty County Lady
Bulldogs jumped out to an 8-0
lead. and held off the Lady Sharks
for an 8-2 win in Tuesday night's
llistrict 3-2A semi-final game. The
Lady Bulldogs scored six runs in
the top of the third inning and two
ih 'the fourth, before Port St. Joe
scored its only two runs in the
bottom of the fifth inning.
The Lady Sharks finished the
2001 season with a 16-10 record.
Becky Belin gave up six
earned runs on three hits and
three walks to pick up the loss on
the mound for Port St. Joe.: She
struck out two batters in her two,
and one-third innings. Alisha
Barber allowed two, earned runs
on six hits in her four and two-
thirds innings of relief.
Bonnie Belin led Port St. Joe
at the plate with an RBI triple.
Knstin Abrams, ,Anna Tankersley
and Shanna Wester each added a
single.
'Things that will get you, we
gave up the big innings and didn't
hit,' said head coach Jim Belin.
"But we had a great year. I'm very
proud of the girls and the
progress we made."
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Bonnie Belin ropes an RBI
triple to center in the Lady
Sharks' 8-2 loss to Liberty
County.


After fielding a bunt,
Jessica Sherrill throws' a Lady
Bulldog runner out at first


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patients may pick up copies of their
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These Lady Sharks were honored with a rose and a bouquet
on "Senior Night." From left, they are Karissa Thomas, Angela
McDowell, Evette Gant, Bonnie Belin, and Kristin Abrams.


31st Annual Mexico Beach

Ling Tournament & Festival

Hosted by Special Events for Mexico Beach,1Inc.


TWO DAYS APRIL 27th & 28th, 2
From 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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Over $6,000 In Cash Prizes to be Awarded in Fishing Tournament

Captains Meeting Marquardt's Marina . .. .. . Thursday, April 26th 5:00 PM CST
1 Weigh-In Fri. & Sat., April 27 & 28 .. Marquardt's Marina, (8:00 AM CST till 6:00 PM CST)
5K Walk Run 15th Street & Highway 98 .'... .. . . .,Sat., April 28, (7:00 AM CST)
Children's Fishing Tournament Saturday, Canal Park Sat., April 28, (9:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST)
Super Fish Fry Mexico Beach Volunteer Fire Department; ... Sat., April 28, (11:00 Am Until CST)
Sunset Park by the El Governor Motel
AAwards Ceremony Sunset Park. . . . .. . Sat., April 28, (7:00 PM Until CST)
"Ling Beach Party Sunset Park Beside El Governor .: .. S. Sat., April 28, (7:30 PM Until CST)
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:'*Cobia : $1,000 $500 $250 .
Grouper $500 $250 $100 Winners in th6 Mexico Beach Ling
$ $ ro upIe $55 0 Tournament who fish with a Suzuki Outboard
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Spanish Mackerel $500 $250 $100 addition to tournament Cash Prizes. Captain
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Port St. Joe High School's Sharks Make It Eight S


This past Wednesday the Port
St. Joe track team captured their
eighth straight district champ-
ionship, and a state record 41st
district championship in the "Hall'
of Fame" career of Coach Vernonr
Eppinette.
"Streaks and records are fine
and something you can look back
on later and appreciate, but th
* most important thing our team
did was to qualify the right people:
in the right events for next week's
regional meet at FSU," said head
coach Vernon Eppinette.
Qualifying for regionals next
week in the field events were;
Travis Woullard and Tremainq
Lewis in the shot put; "Travio
Tremaine and Ken Peak in the
discus; Josh Todd, Stephenj
Gaddis, Brandon Lyles and Mark
Higgins in the pole vault; Kyron
Bailey and Thomas Webb in the
high jump; Kyron in the triple
jump and Seneca Chambers in
the long jump.
Running event qualifiers
were: Reggie Quinn in the 100,.
200 and 400 meter dashes;


Seneca Chambers in the 200
meters; John Watkins in the 400
meters;, Chris Hendricks in the
3200 meters; and Dion Henry in
the 400 meters. Qualifying in the
4x100 meter relay were Seneca,
John, Josh Watkins and Jerrell
Showers, with the same four qual-
ifying in the 4x400 meter relay.
For the girls' team, freshman
Shawna Bond qualified in three
events for Thursday's regionals in
Tallahassee. She finished first in


the pole vault with a jump of eight
feet, second in the 800 meters and
fourth in the long jump.
This Thursday the Sharks are
competing at Florida State
University with the first four in
each event qualifying for the state
championships in Coral Springs
next Friday. 'We qualified four in
the pole vault, three in the discus,.
and 400, and two in other events
from district to region. While we
know we can't qualify as many


Straight
from regionals to state; it was nice
to see our hard work pay off. Once
again our main focus will be 'on
qualifying for the state champi- .
onships; while a regional champi-;
onship trophy would certainly be .
nice;, we're after the big one in'
Coral Springs," concluded
Eppinette. a
Recording personal bests for'
the Sharks were Brandon Lyles,
Seneca Chambers, Alex Richards,
Thomas Webb and Dion Henry.


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8-11 Record !


Wewahitchka 4, Arnold 3
Friday, April 20th
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son play with a 4-3 victory over
Panama City Beach Arnold Friday


night. The Gators (18-10) jumped,
out to a 4-0 lead, scoring two runs
in the top of the first inning and
two in the third, before holding off
a late Blue Marlin run.
Wesley Colvin (6-0) remained


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undefeated on the mound, allow-
ing two earned runs on six hits
and seven walks. Colvin struck
out three batters in his six inning.
Brandon Jones picked up his sec-
ond save of the season, striking
out two batters in his one inning
of relief. He allowed one hit and
one walk.
Brandon Jones was two for
three with a double, and Blake
Rish went two for two with a dou-
ble and an RBI to lead,
Wewahitchka at the plate. Byron.
Jones added a single for the
Gators.'
'We finished the regular sea-
son with a win at Arnold," said
head coach Thornton Davis. "Now
we go to Liberty County for the
District to face Port St. Joe, and
the loser goes home without sup-
per. If we can beat the Sharks on:
Tuesday, we would secure a play-
off spot for next week- that's our
goal."
WHS 202 000 0-4 5 1
AHS 0,00 003 0-3 7 2,


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Brandon Jones picked up
the loss on the mound for the
Gators.

Tax Deadline
Drawing Near
Shirley J. Jenkins, Gulf
County Tax Collector. has
announced that in order to meet
the advertising deadlines for this
year's tax certificate sale, Friday,
April 27th, will be the last day
Gulf County property owners may
pay ad valorem taxes in the
Wewahitchka branch office. After
this date, .payments must be
made in the Port St. Joe office in
the Gulf County Courthouse.


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Jacob Tankersley is congratulated at the plate by his teammates after his solo home run in the'
first inning. [Inset] Adam Hamm fires a pitch in Tuesday's District 3-2A semi-final win over
Wewahitchka.


Sharks Advance In District


Port St. Joe 3, Bay High 15
Thursday, April 19th
The Port St. Joe' Sharks
dropped to 7-20 overall on the
season with Thursday afternoon's
15-3 loss to Bay High in the
Citizens Federal Tournament. Bay
High put the mercy-rule in effect
when they scored six runs' in the
top of the sixth inning.
Brian Thomas (1-1) gave up
nine earned runs on 10 hits and
three walks to record the loss on
the mound for the Sharks. He
struck out four batters in his five
and a third innings. Mitch Owens
gave up three earned runs on four
hits and one walk in relief, and
Sean Reynolds struck dut one
batter iri his txo-thirds of 'an
inning of relief.
Brian Thomas accounted for
all o6f the Sharks' offense, going
one for two at the plate with a sin-
gle.
BHS 143 1 16 -1514.1
PSJ 100 020 -3 1 3
Port St. Joe 8, Rutherford 7
Friday, April 20th
The Sharks scored two runs
in the bottom: of the seventh
inning to defeat Rutherford 8-7 in
Friday night's match-up in the
Citizens Federal Tournament. The
Sharks took an early- 4-0 lead,
scoring two runs'in the third and
two in the fifth. But the -Rams
gave the Sharks a late scare when
they scored two runs in the top of
the sixth and five in the seventh to
take a 7-6 lead.
Adam Hamm (1-5) pick up his
first win of, the season on the
m4und, tossing a complete game
five hitter. He allowed two earned
runs, seven walks and struck out
three batters.
Nlatt Caswell led Port St. Joe s
14-hit attack, going four for five
with a double and three RBI. Mike
MAnley was three for five with two
doubles and two RBI: Bryce
Thomas went two for three with a
double and two RBI; arid Adam
Hamm was two for four. Brian
Bizek had a single and an RBIL
while Jacob Tankersley, Mitch
Owens, Matt Dailey and Chad
Haddock each, added a single.
R4S 000 002 5-7 5 4
PSJ 00 2 02 2 2 -8 14 2
Port St. Joe 8, Wewahitchka 7
Tuesday, April 24th
The Sharks secured a play-off
spot after rallying in the top of the
seventh inning to score four runs
for an 8-7 victory over Wewa-.
hitchka in Tuesday night's
District 3-2A semi-final.

School Readiness
Coalition to Meet
The Gulf County School
Readiness Coalition will be meet-
in, on May 8, at 1:00 p.m., CT, at
the Gulf Coast Electric Co-Op
Board Room, located at 722 West
Highway 22 in Wewahitchka.
The agenda will include a
financial report, partnership
board report, coalition training
needs committee report, and
nominating committee report.
For additional information
regarding; the meeting or agenda,
contact Vicky Patterson at Early
Childhood Services, Inc., at 872-
7550, extension 2223.
This meeting is open to the
public and interested citizens are
invited to attend.


'Jacob Tankersley gave the
Sharks (9-20) their first lead of
the night, when he led off the
game with a solo home run. The
Sharks added another run in the
top of the second for a 2-0 lead,
but the Gators bounced back in
the bottom of the third with four
runs of their own. Both teams
scored twd in the fifth, and
Wewahitchka took a 7-4 lead with
one run in the bottom of the sixth
inning. :
Adam Hamm (2-5) picked up
the win on the mound for the
Sharks (9-20), allowing seven
earned runs on 10 hits and three
walks. He struck out three batters
in his seven innings.
Matt Caswell went two for
four with a double and three RBI,
and Mitch Owens was two for four
to lead the Sharks at the plate.
Jacob Tankersley had a solo
homer, and Bryce Thomas had a
single and two RBI. Chad
Haddock had a double, while
Adam Hamm, Mike Manley, and
Matt Dailey each added a single.


Brandon Jones (3-2) gave up.
six earned runs on 10 hits and,
two walks, to record the loss on'
the mound for the Gators. Jones
struck out four 'batters in his-
seven innings.
Philip Hall led Wewahitcha'
at the plate, going three for fiur
with three RBI. Justin Barnes was
two ,for four, and Brandon Jones
went one for three with two RBI.;
"Port St. Joe was not the same
team that we played earlier in the
year," said Wewahitchka .head
coach Thornton Davis.' l believe
their tougher schedule, and facing
better pitching got them ready, to
hit. They put Brandon in play bet-
ter than any body we played .this
season. Tip your hat to them. they
played hard and wanted it a little
more then we did." ... I
The Gators finished the 2001
season with an 18-11 'record. The
Sharks face Liberty County
Thursday night at 7:00 ET in.thle
championship game at Bristol.,.,-,
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Poignant Relay for Life Raises $28,000 for Cancer Research


On Friday and Saturday,
April 20 and 21, the Gulf County
Unit of the American Cancer
Society held its Relay for Life
is


events. This year, it was reported
that approximately 35 Gulf
County survivors of cancer
walked down victory lane.


A large crowd was present to
cheer the survivors on and to
show their love and support to
these who have so courageously


survived this awful disease.
Numerous youth activities
#ere available as well as enter-
fainment from various youth
choirs, bands, and special guest
singers like Tori Cesaroni and the
music of Rhonda Commerford
who wrote the original song "Run
the Race."
At 6:00 p.m. Friday, Roy
Barnes, another one of Gulf
County's cancer survivors gave an
inspirational speech on his battle
With cancer and offered hope to
others. Then Oscar Redd was
awarded the Courage award for
the courage he showed during his
fight with cancer. Redd was nomi-
nated by the relay committee and
his daughter Gloria Wood.
At 8:00 p.m. Friday, the lumi-
naria ceremony began. Those
attending purchased lit candles
.; representing loved ones who were
struggling with this disease and in
memory of those loved ones lost to
cancer. The candles were placed
'around the track and all lights
were turned off as family mem-
bers and friends gathered around


their candles for a time of quiet
meditation.
Both days was quite a suc-
cess in the fight for cancer, as of
Tuesday, April 24, it was reported


that approximately $28,000 was
raised after expenses. This figure
shows that Gulf County is not
going to give up until cancer is
stopped.


Pictured above is one of the youth groups that performed during
last week ends Relay for Life event.


Shown above are the 35 cancer survivors in Gulf County who participated in the Relay for Life's vic-
toiy march.


Drop Off Points for Bio-Medical Waste


The' Gulf County Health,
Department is a drop off site for
biomedical waste. It is mandated
by law (Chapter 64E-16 of the
Florida Administrative Code) that
syringes and needles are disposed
of properly. This means that the
"sharps" that have punctured
skin and the disposable syringes
that are .attached must be segre-
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shall be placed, at the point of ori-
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I by VFW In Special Ceremony
The John C. Gainous VFW brighter future for the nation.
Post # 10069 and its ladies auxil- This year also marks the
iary will again be honoring volun- International Year of Volunteers.
teers and celebrating Loyalty Day John' Gwizdak, commander-in-
on Saturday. April 28th, at 12:00 chief of the 1.9 million members
noon, ET, at its post home in, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of
Highland View. National Volunteer th^e U.S.. urges all Americans tc
week sponsored by The Points of he volunter ranks. Members
,Light Foundation" is April 22 of the VFW and ladies auxiliary
through 28th ,and President annually volunteer millions oa
Eisenhower signed Loyalty Day. annual volunteer millions of
lsenhower signed Loyalty Day. hours towards community service
9 Ma8 1sl ihnto Public Law 529 in projects. Locally. e VFWhas ol-
unteered %over 800 hours and
The local VFW% and ladies aux-. donatied over $4,000 towards
iliary will be honoring 10 volun- activities lor the community and
teer fire departments, Mexico school children since May 2000.
Beach St Joe Beach, Highland P commander, Dick
View Port St. Joe, Overstreet,s t n te the p b c hi
White City, Dalkeith, Hoard eefeldt invites the public to their
Creek, South Gulf, and ceremony. Invitations have been
thka.. honor of Loyalty sent to local dignitaries in Port St.
Dy thepitc In J.no six Joe, and .Mexico Beach. Light
Post membwll be honotheirman refreshments furnished by the

hours of volunteer work in their ladies auxiliary will be served fol-
ana .... d lowing the awards.
organization;, Shit ,DeLon, Wanda li .
Walker. Betty Rudd. Dick Walker, '
Earl Groh, and Elmo Aylmer. The Star is the P
Volunteers represent hope for
the communities. Their phenoine- Printing and Busi
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Post #10069 will be honoring vol-
unteer fire departments this
Saturday, April 28 and letters of
invitation have been sent out.
But, the post has been receiving
some of the invitations back
because of not having the com-
plete address.
They are asking the volunteer
fire departments of Mexico Beach,
St. Joe Beach, Highland View,
Overstreet, Port St. Joe, South
Gulf, White City. Howard Creek,
Dalkeith and Wewahitchka to call
Ginny Seefeldt at 648-5303 for
information.
The post plans to present
each fire department with a cer-
tificate of appreciation and an
American flag.

Jones Speaks to

Accounting Class
On April 12, Keith Jones
spoke to the accounting class at
Port St. Joe High .School. Jones, a
,graduate of Port St.. Joe High
School, is presently Comptroller
for the St. Joe Company.
Timberlands Division.
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It-.is time to begin making
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If' you cariot come during
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Encourage you to register your
children early because the kinder-
garten classes are limited in size,
and they do fill up.
Also. we would like for you to
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S 18. The four and ive year old stu-'
dents will show you what they
have learned, and the students in
K-5 will participate in a play and
receive their diplomas. The pro-
gram will begin at 7:00 p.m at
Oak Grove Assembly of God
Church.
Faith Christian is administer-
ing the Stanford Achievement
Tests this week .in grades kinder-
garten. age five, through grade
eight. Please be sure that your
Child gets a good riight's sleep,
eats breakfast and gets to school
6n time. Grades five through eight,
will be dismissed early odn
Wednesday and Thursday at, 2:15
p.m.
The Annual Spring Carnival
will be held this Friday. April
27th, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Students are encouraged to wear
-ted, whife, and blue colors on
Friday. Our theme this year is the
S 'American Cowboy." Regular
school students :will get out at
1:00 p.m. to.allow time to prepare
for the activities.
We will have games and good
food. There will hot dogs, chili
dogs, baked goods, and nachos
with cheese.. Fun for the young-
sters will include face, painting,
coke toss, cakewalk: duck pond,
and sponge, toss. The carnival is a
family affair, and we hope you will


'MONDAY-chicken nuggets, tater
tots, orange half, graham crackers,
milk or chef's salad meal.
'TUESDAY-hot dog/bun, tater
tots, steamed peas, hardy bar, milk
or chefs salad meal.
WEDNESDAY-slopp\ joe 'buin.
French fries, fresh banana, spice
cake, milk. or chefs salad meal.
'THURSDAY-nachos & cheese,
spanish rice, peaches, carrot sticks,
.Italian bread, milk, or chef's salad
meal.
IRIDAY--sausage pizza, tossed
salad/dressing, pears, bread sticks,
milk, or chef's salad meal.
MENUS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO
. AVAILABILITY OF FOOD PRODUCTS
AND/OR COMMODITIES.


plan to join us!
Faith Christian School is
thankful for the good turn-out
last Friday night for the auction
and spaghetti supper. We appreci-
ate the many gifts and services
-that were donated .by area mer- '
chants and friends, and we e.pe-.
cially want to thank Wade.CLrki.
for conducting the auction. We all
had a great time.





the


7 IN aof


Wewahitchka

High School
by Dr. Bill Truby .

Student Government Associa-
tion elections were held last week.
The new officers '-offer' t another
indication that the school year is
about over. Congratulations to,
new president, Cerrelle Hanes;
"ice-president, Jana Traylor; sec-
retary; Cassie Ward; treasurer,
Cortne Hooker: and parliamentar-
ian. Sean Kemgan.
There is much expected from'
these leaders. as they are chal-.
lenged to live. up to their impres-
sive campaign speeches. We
thank this year's officers for their
service to WHS.
Some of our 'best and bright-
est students .are out. and about
the state this week and last week.
State Science .Fair participants
.went to Fort Myers. The Mock
Trial .Team. headed out to
Orlando. The Academic Team is
on its way to Walt Disney World
for a major competition. The
eighth graders are going to Sea
World at the end of the week in
order to participate in a Grad
Night celebration 6f their own.
In case you missed it, the
Talent Show has been postponed
until May 3rd. The calendar was
just too busy this past week to
pull it off.
This Tuesday, the 24th, we,
'will have two showings of "I Never
Saw a Butterfly" by the Eckerd
Theater Company. This play is
about the tragedy of the
.Holocaust and the victory of the
human spirit. '
The first showing' will be at
8:25 for the junior high and 9,:40
for the high school. The public is
especially welcome for the first
performance when seating will be
a bit more accommodating.
Invitations are on their way to
our students and their parents for
the Annual Academic Banquet of
Excellence. Criteria for these invi-
tations are on page 12 of the
handbook. If you have a question,


please call the office..,
The track, team' traveled to
Port St.'Joe for its district meet
this past Wednesday. The girls
won a championship and the boys
finirushed second to Port St. Joe.
Qualifying participants, go to
Tallahassee in order to qualify for
the state meet the following week.
The weightlifting qualifiers
traveled to. the state meet this
past Friday. Ernest Williams and
Chris Nelson represented 'WHS.
Baseball and softball teams go to
Liberty County and Port St. Joe.
respectively, for the.district games
that start this week. The girls are
the top_ seed and the boys are
seed-ed-Tecon d.-
, By the way, the girls dropped
a heart-breaker to Rutherford on
Thursday last week. Their record
is 23-3. Meanwhile, the baseball
team upset the #1 Class 2A team
Blountstown last week 6-5. at
home. The boys also beat Arnold
on Friday to raise their record to
18-14.
:,TGIF is this Friday. We are
having a surprise 'guest-who will
provide some quality entertain-
ment that the students will enjoy.
Stop by at 1 1:00 or 11:45 if'possi-
ble. This TGIF is being brought to
us by the fine folks associated
with SAV.A.T.
Other events for May include:
The band .trip is 3rd-6th: the
senior trip is 10th-12th; senior
exams are on 16th-17th; Spring
football game is on 17th; band'
banquet is the 18th; Senior
breakfast is the 18th; baccalaure-
ate is the 20th; sixth grade recep-
tion is at WHS'on the 24th: and'
our graduation is on the 26th.
'The last day for. students is
the 25th with ia 120Q0.dismissal,
Final exams for grades nine,
through 11 will be on May 25th
and 2Sth.
Registration for next- year's ,
classes and courses will take
place this week between April
23rd and 27th. Students have
received very important informa-
'tion on this. Please be on the
look-out for it.
Take some time. to not only
review classes for next year, but
discuss how those classes will
best prepare him/her 'for a career
or college. As we always share at
this time of year, backing away
from challenges in high' school
will not look -g"od to colleges.
'A high G.P.A. .ithotut upper.
level classes is practically mean-
ingless, especially if SAT or ACT
scores do. not match the high
GPA. Also, it costs money to take
remedial courses at college that
wotild not be necessary if we took
quality courses here. And don't
forget to look at Florida High.
School.. the state's Internet, on-
line courses!
The first round of the FCAT
scores is in. These are the
Stanford 9 tests-a nationally
normed reference test. We will
send home all results together
with the final report card.
We are working on next year's
opportunities quite feverishly. If
you would like to have input on
such things as our handbook,
course offerings, and school cal-
endar, i.e., our events, please con- ,
tact us so we might make you
aware of our meetings.
"Relay for Life" was a huge'
success. Everyone had a great
time at the event. Most important-


Gulf County School
Superintendent Jerry Kelley,
selected WES sixth grader Leieh
Anne Mayo as a, 2001 Disne\
Dreamer and Doer."Leigh Anrine is
among the elite group of students
who have demonstrated the four
quali tie which cartoonist Walt
Disney admires.
Those qualities, know as
"Walt's Four C's," are curiosity,
Courage, confidence, and con-
stancy. Leigh Anne exhibits qual-
ities admired by all her teachers.
Leigh Anne has been transferred
to six different schools in her edu-
cational career yet still maintains


Leigh Anne Mayo'
excellent grades. She is very con-
scientious and consistently does
.her best.
Leigh Anne participates in
several extracurricular activities.
Among her favorites is the
"Pioneer Club" at the church she
faithfully attends. She' is 'also a
member of the -4H Club and
I enjoys a number of sports.
Only three students from-
each of Florida's counties are
selected annually to receive the
Dreamers and Doers award. Leigh
Anne can take pride in represent -
ing Gulf County in an awards cer-
emony to be held at; the Disney
World Entertainment Complex
later this month. Leigh Anidewill
also be presented a plaque at the ,
sixth grade 'graduation cere- :
monies.
In celebration of her" success,.
the Walt Disney Company also
provided Leigh Anne with compli-
meritary tickets good at any of"
their theme parks.
Leigh Anne enrolled in WES
t when she came to live in a local
children's home where she lives
with eight other girls. Leigh
'Anne's personal life has not been
one without difficulties,', but she ..
preserveres, maintaining a posi-
tive attitude and an optimistic
.outlook. The Warrior family is
proud. to cal Leigh Anne one of
their own. This young lady would
be a bright spot in anybody's day
-and epitomizes the Warrior Spirit.

ly, a great sum of money was
raised to. help, stamp out this
dreaded killer. .
Thank you for your coopera-
uon in helping us to-raise funds,
providing a healthy and fun place
to hold it, and encouraging our
young people to think beyond
themselves to others' needs. How
important that is when we consid-
er the future of our country and
our world.
We are in the midst of cele-
brating secretaries' week. If you
have the chance, please convey
Your appreciation to all of the
ladies, who help us in so many
ways.

GED Testing
r., Have-you been putting off tak-
ing the GED until a more conve-
nient time? Do not procrastinate
any longer! The current version of
the GED test will no longer be
given after October. Starting in
2002 there will be a new test that
is reported to be more difficult.
The GED will be given on May
15th and 16th at the Gulf County
Adult School. You need to go in


I UUU VUUI
As we drove up in the Cadillac
tc' prom. my heart raced. What if
I trip on my dress?" was the first
thought that came to mind. By
this time Chip had made his way
around, to my side of the car and
offered his hand to help me out. As
I stepped out of the car, it was like
the Acadeimy Awards.. It seemed
everyone in Port St. Joe was there.
I can not recall how many pictures
were taken of us in that short
span of time. As we walked up the'
red carpet, I thought about the
earlier events: getting ready in
enough time to get pictures, and
eating at the Black Angus with
friends. After all the pictures were
taken and the audience clapped.
Chip and I went inside to dance..
The prom has become such a-
big event. I have talked to elder
people, and I take it they would go
straight to promn and straight
home. Now everyone gets ready at
least four hours early, so he.or she
can go through the torment of get-
tmig, pictures made, and then it is
off to Panama to eat with friends..
Alter prom is when the parties
start, some people like dunking
parties while others just go to a
friend's house to watch movies or
hang out all night long. .
We have survived another
prom., Port St. Joe High School
had their prom Saturday, April 21.
at the Centennial Building. The
juniors, put a plethora of haid
work into making this prom a
beautiful one. The theme was The
Enchanted Garden.
In other news. Volunteers for
Leadership has openings for 20
students this month to do volun-
teer work in this conummunity. The
students work 10 hours .at an


approved site and receive an incen-
tive bonus of $50. Please see Mrs.
McDonald in the Opportunity
Center for more information.
You ,can tell it is getting close.
to the end of school because, the;
Gold Card Banquet is coming up.
It will be held Monday, April 30 at,
7:00 p.rm. in the Commons Area. If:
you made the honor roll at least.
two times. the first three grading
periods of this school year or had a.
3.5 GPA at the conclusion of the
second grading period your ticket
is free. Parent and teacher tickets
- are $5 each. An y student who did
not receive two gold cards, but
would like to attend the banquet'-
maN do so by purchasing a ticket
for ?5 from the office. All tickets
must be purchased by April 28.. ,
Seniors, please turri in child- '
hood pictures to Mrs. Thomas for.
Project .Graduation. Congratula-'-
tions t6 Marquita Thompkins for -
being accepted to FAMU. Also, con-
gratulations to Bonnie Belin for
being named to the 2001 FHSAA
Academic All-State. She ,will.
receive a $500 cash reward aand a
commemorative medallion. She is
also. eligible for the 2001 FHSAA
Female Scholar Athlete of the year.
Guess what seniors w.e onlyN
have 14 days left until graduation!i
Mark Twain once said, '"Twenty'
years from now you will be more
disappointed by'the things that
you didn't do than ones you did do.
So' throw off the bowhlines. Sail
away from the safe harbor. Catch
the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover." As we
graduate and journey to unknown-
waters, do not be afraid to live and
get out of your comfort zone. It will
be worth it.


TRYLPHINSHNEWSO

PORT ST. JOE
MENTARY SCHOOL.;


Student Spotlight
Mr. Wilder would like to rec-
ognize the following students for
their outstanding behavior and
citzenship Cierre Scoggins,
Anastasia Thomason. Heather
Faircloth. Katelyn' Brake, and
Summer Stitt. We are proud of
these 'Dazlin" Dolphins."
Test Results :
Stanford test -results were
sent home on Friday, April 20th.
We have not received FCAT
results for grades three through
five.
Thank You
A special thanks to the First
United Methodist Church mission
groups for their donations... of
school supplies for our students.
We are truly blessed!
Progress Reports ;:
Progress reports for this grad-
ing period' will be sent home on
Thursday, April. 26th. If you
would like to schedule a;
parent/teacher conference, please
call 227-1221.
Volunteer -Appreciation
We would like to thank the
following volunteers for their ded-
icati6n and service throughout
this school year .
Pat Harris, Bill and Wanda,
McGee, Debbie .Butler, Bunnie
Miller,.- .Roy,, Carter,. .Martha
Sanborn, Elsie Blount, Phyllis
Altstaetter, Ann Tison,. Don
Washabaugh, Ann Whittle,,
Catherine Bennett, Jeniiifer'
Mercuri, Natalie Strickland, Joyce
Baxley, Sissy Worley.
Teresa Thursbay, Paula
Hunter, Cindy Rich, Sherri

and register and begin preparing..
Tutorial help is offered in all five
areas of testing, math, language,
social studies, science and writ-
ing.
Testing will begin promptly at
8:30 a.m., ET, Tuesday and
Wednesday. Registration will be
held currently through 12:00
noon on Monday, May 7th, at the
Gulf County Adult School, ask for
Merri Christie or Donna Burch.
Registration fee is $45 cash or
money orders only.
GED preparation is offered
along with regular adult educa-
tion program. You will need to
remediate prior to taking test. If
you have any questions please
call 227-1744..


Newton, Alfsa Parker, Michelle
Thompson, Cindy Brown, Trish "
Wainer Sharon Hoffman, Kim
Lewis, Rosa Powell, Cindy
"Branch, Nancy Burgess, Rhorida
Pierce, Mrs. Knobel, Leisa Pickett,
Margaret Ellmer, Barbara. Terry,
Sheryl Johnson.
Lynn Bennett, Mrs. Durden, .f
- Mrs. Rutherford, Mrs. Clark, Mrs.
Little, Wanda Miles, Carla May,
Sarah Franklin, Darlene Cutler,
Suzie Hipnley, Anitra Norton, Kelly
Smith, Brenda Miller, Joni White,
Charlotte Weimorts, i Vicki
Scheffer, Theresa Hunter, Traci
'Gaddis, Mr. Vickers, Linda Wood,
Melba Peak, and Bertha Stripling.
YoU are invited to- attend' our
annual Volunteer Appreciation
Social on .Monday, April 30th, at
n3:00 in the library.
S,C, areer Week
Our annual Career Week will
be held May 7th'to 11th:'Dunrng
Career Week parents and
comimunity,people will be invited
to come and talk to our students
about their job and the trairiing/
education required for their job.
Penny Campaign
S- s part of Career Week we are
collecting pennies to be donated
to. the Gulf ,County Scholarship
Program. ..Every student, that
graduates and attends a post-sec-
ondary institution is eligible for I
this scholarship. Send in your
pennies today.
Celebrity Readers
Celebrity Readers Week will
be held May 14th to 18th'
Storyteller"
On Thursday, May; 17th, our
kindergarten students, will enjoy
hearing a storyteller from, the
public library.


Author Visit
On Friday, May 18th, our stu-
dents will enjoy a .visit from
famous ; Florida author, John
Harms II. '
Fifth Graders -.
On Tuesday, May 22nd. our
fifth graders will;' have the '
opportunity to visit PortSt' Joe
Middle School for orientation.'
Awards Day
Our annual Awards Day for
kindergarten through fourth
grades will be held on Thursday,
May 24th.
Last Day,'
The last day of school for our
students is Monday, May 28th.


Sgt. Mark Cutler, left, is shown with Jeni Johnson, Faith Christian essay winner. Other 5th -
8th grade D.A.R.E. graduates are shown in the photograph at right. Pictured back to front are
Charlie Persal, Ryan Taylor, Sgt. Cutler, Ronnie Brown, Sandy Hodges, Trevor Burch, 2nd place,
Zach Taylor, Jenifer Johnson, winner, Alyssa Pettie, 3rd place, C. J. Miller, Nicole Everett, Albert
Scheffer, and Josh Zuber. Elijah Quaranta's essay received honorable mention.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001


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.'HE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. APRIL 26, 2001


Homecoming 2001


At Beach Baptist


Beach Baptist Chapel, located
on the corner of Columbus and
Alabama Streets on St. Joe, Beach,
will be hosting "Homecoming
2001," on Sunday, April 29th,
from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon,
ET.
The theme is "Homecoming
Friends and Family Day." Brother
Bill' Etheridge will be preaching
the Word of God and Brother
Lester Maples will be leading the
music.
Dinner will be served at 12:00
noon and those wishing to stay for
dinner are asked to call 647-5026,
647-3950, or 769-8725 to make
reservations.
Anyone who has ever
attended or been a member of
Beach Baptist Chapel is invited to
go out and take their friends and
family to help make this day' a,
special time of renewing old-
friendships and catching up on
the work that God has-been doing
in lives.
If you have addresses of any
out-of-town members who have
ever belonged to or attended
Beach Baptist Chapel, please fur-

Community Gospel
Sing At Howard Creek
Howard Creek Baptist
Church, located at; 7230 Doc
Whitfield Rd, Howard Creek, will
be hosting the community gospel
sing this month. The sing will be
Saturday, April 28,: at 7:00 p.m.,
ET.
If you love to sing, .or just love
to listen'to gospel singing, you are
invited to go and join in worship-
ing the Lord and Savior in song.


nish tnis information to the
church outreach 'committee by
leaving a message at 647-5026 or
647-3950.

Elias Branch
Family Reunion
Descendants of. the Elias and
Lucy Vaughn Branch are having a
family reunion on May 19th at the
Leroy Rogers Center, located& at
315 West Second Street in Tifton,
Georgia.
The reunion is being hosted
by descendants of son, James
Thomas Branch and his wife
Rutha Sumner. Families included
are A.P. and Nancy Clements,
David and Millie Branch, Stephen
and Mary Crosby, Jesse and
Rachel Crummy, H.D. and Martha
O'Quinn, Michael and Susan
Branch and Elias, and Jr. and
Rachel Branch.
If you are a descendant of one
of. these families, please attend
the reunion. Bring covered dish
and genealogy related pictures
and information.
SCivil War headstone for James
Thomas Branch, to be held at
Hickory Springs at 10:30 a.m. For
more details call Shirley Branch
Fleming at 229-246-6327 or .e-
mail Branch Root@aol.com.
For All Your
Advertising Needs .

The Star
-Publishing Co.
(850) 227-1278


and join us in worship ... c
MI- 98
10:30 Sunday Morning Apalochicola... E. W ... Panama City
7:00 Wednesday Evening Hy.
S" 71 ".'- e.d A.e
Pastors Rndrew & Cathy Rutherford ,* Family life church
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
Visit our website at: fami'llifechurch.net .ewohitchka


323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
S311 Columbus St ,*St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 AM ET EVENING WORSHIP .6:00 PM ET
l S Sunday Sciool 9:45 am \Wednesda. Night at 6:00 p.m. Youth
Group Meeting, Bible Study & Prayer.Meeting; Choir Practice 7 00 pm
"0 [rire a.i .we ri lar rl,, L;rd is good: blessed i he iniin rl.it trutetl in Him."
Pleas accept dis I r'll' ra, i in t o.'i ni sin ii',wr.sip God bleis r,'u!i
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725
F..r minornila n concerning our bus miniwsr\, please call 64" 5026 -


First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. loe
Pastor, Bro. Marcus H. Sturdivant Church Office 227-1493
Sunday School .. . . .. 9.--145 a
Sunday Morning \curshp .:. .:.. .. I 00 a.m. i
Sutuidav Evening Servi ce . . 6:30 p in.
S \\edn i day .... .... .. 7:00 p.mt.
We Invite You to Comre
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us


.first UnitedFMfethodist Cfhurcfi
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410

Sunday Worship Services:
Traditional.... .................. 9:00 a.m., CT
Contemporary ................... 1 1:15 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'

+t + :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


Col. Otis B. Thornton
Colonel Otis Brooks
Thornton, USAF, retired, of St.
Joe Beach, passed away quietly in
his sleep Tuesday morning, April
17th, at Gulf Pines Hospital.
Colonel Thornton, 84, succumbed
after a lengthy battle with the
cumulative effects of COPD.
Colonel Thornton is survived
by his son, John, of St. Joe
Beach; his grandson, Mathew;
other grandchildren; great-grand-
children; and numerous nieces
and nephews.
Graveside funeral services
will be held at 11:00 a.m., ET,
Thursday, April 26th, at Holly Hill ,
Cemetery with full military honors,
provided by Tyndall Air Force
Base Honor Guard. Interment will
follow. .
All arrangements are under.
the direction of Comforter Funeral
Home of Port St Joe.


SEEDS
FROM
,,..,:l THE
J, ~SOWER"
Mlichael.AGuido
Meter, Georgia


A salesman asked a boy, "Is
your mother at home?" "Yes," he
answered, "but this isn't our
home."
One day Moses confessed,
"Lord, You have been our home."
But.is He your home?
You need a home for your body..
Be it ever so humble, there's no
place like home.
But you also need a home for
your soul. The farther your soul is
from the Lord, the more its
restlessness.
That's the reason for today's
boredom. We have it easier than
our forefathers, but more uneasi-
ness; we're living more comfort-
ably, but less contentedly.
Your soul is homesick for the
Lord. Without Him, life is confused
and empty.
Come home to the Lord, won't
you?


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Pictured, from left, are Jarrod Wester of Port St. Joe High School, Jeremy Suber of
Wewahitchka High School, and Royce Rolstad of Apalachicola High School.


DAR Good Citizens Win Awards


These young men are the DAR

51st Annual Kemp
Family Reunion
Welcome to the 51st Annual
Kemp Family Reunion which will.
be held on May 6. Kemp Cemetery,
Road. Wetappo Creek on Hwy. 22."
All farruly and fnends are invited.
So grab your covered dish and
come out and spend the day with
family and fnends. Go on out and
remember the good ole days and
the ones yet to come. Food will be
served around 12:30 p.m.
Guardian Ad Litem
Taking Applications
The Gardian Ad Litem volun-
teers are powerful voices in the
lives of abused and neglected chil-
dren in our community.
You can make a differnece.
Volunteer and speak up for a
child. The next training session
begins May 14.
If you are interested in speak-
ing up for a child, or for more
information, call (850) 747-5180.:


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: hvbaptist@aol.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 PL" Port IO\fVicfo"

First C it L of\e 1 2Nazci'ene

24020 LonLq A,V.ee Port St. Joea, Flo,.-da 32456
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ...................... 10 a.m. Ciive Lto the Lord ithe glory
Sunday Morning Worship ....... .. 11 a.m. dLe His name, wors[lip tlke
Sunday Evening Worship ........ ...... 6 p.m. Lord ii the beauty of holiness.
Wednesday Evening Service .. ...... 7 p.m. Psalm 29:2

Ti' tire ndl\ place to n'orship!

First Baptist Church
RMEXICO BEACH
Reverend Kevin Carter, Pastor
Rusty Bryan, Associate Pastor & Minister of Music
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
1 fis oY Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
-F ovrs Bible Study Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (all ages)
S -s"'. Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study at 6:00 p.m.
Please note, all times central]
Located at 823 N I5th St Me:.tc. Beach Corner of 15th & C-liahfornia 648-5""6




CHURCH OF CHRIST
MEETS


Singing:
9 a.m. Sunday


Worship:
9:30 a.m. Sunday


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


Good Citizens from the senior
,class of their respective schools.
Their teachers and peers have
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patriotism as seen in their every-
day lives at home. at church. and
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American Revolution luncheon.
April 18. where each read his
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good citizen pin. and a scholar-
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THE STAR. PORT ST. JOE. FL THURSDAY. APRIL 26. 2001


Honor Students Named


PSJ Middle School
Carolyn Witten, principal of
Port St. Joe Elementary School is
happy to announce the honor roll
students for the third-nine week
grading period.
All A's
Sixth grade-Jimmy Curry,
Angelica Driesbach, Warren
Floyd, Sasha Jackson, and Jason
Price;
Seventh grade-Tom Boone,
Jenna Chesser, Kelly Geoghagan,
and Elizabeth Gibson;
Eighth grade-Aaron Little,
Anna Salzer, and Laura Seay.
All A's and B's
Sixth grade-Jimmy Alford,
Sarah Allen, Daniel Bennett, Amy
Brockman, Katelyn Calvarese,
Kali Costin, Sam Cox, Courtney
Craft, Sarah Hershman, Ashley
Hopper, Ethan Littleton, April
Martin, Kevin Quaranta, Kayla
Siprell, Zeke Stevens, and Julia
Wigsten;
Seventh grade-Louisiana
Chapman, Alisha Chavous,
Jeremy Couch, Lindsey Dimitrife-
vich, Nicole Ford, Andrew Furr,
Carmen Hill, Katie Hoffman,
Helen Kilbourn, Danielle Krasniqi,
Brittany Kropp, Kayleigh Lewis,
Brooke Mathes, Victoria McCall,
Anna McFarland, Jessica Mock,
Zach Norris, Cori Ownes, Michelle
Perrin, Emily Raffield, Teri Strain,
Jordan Todd, Haley Watford, and
Andrew White;
Eighth grade--Kimberly
Burkert, Charlie Cox, Casey
Flanagan, 14acey Franklin, Andrea
Gaylor, Heither Henderson, Jake
Howse, Nicholas Hunter, Chad
Lucas, Amy Nehrings, Whitney
Nixon, Kyle Pickett, Jessica Plair,
Charissa Raffield, Maggy
Quaranta, and Megan Todd.

Port St. Joe
High School
Principal Chris Earley of Port
St. Joe High School announces
the honor roll students for the
third nine weeks grading period.
They are as follows.
All A's
Ninth grade-Brittany Alford,
Rachel Bixler, Brittany Crocker,
Thomas Curry, Jessica Ford,
Ashley Mclntire, Alice McKeithen.
Chad Olson, and Miranda
Sasser;
Tenth grade-Danielle
Barnes, 'Julia Comforter, Katie
Geoghagan, Margaret Gibson, and
Sarah Quaranta;
Eleventh grade-Elizabeth
Curry, John-Patrick Floyd, Rachel
Geoghagan, Maclain Howse,
Michael Manley, David Mathews,
and Wesley Pickron; and
Twelfth grade-kBonnie Belin,
Stephanie Blackmon, Nicholas
Comforter, Jennifer Craig, Amber
Davis, Tremaine Lewis, Jennifer
Patterson, Karissa Thomas,
Joshua Todd, Steffen Trabert, and
Jarrod Wester.
All A'S and B'S
Ninth grade-Collins
Abrams, Rebecca Belin, Jessica
Bland, Shawna Bond, Margaret
Boone, Brandon Burkett. Shanna
Collier, Simon Collins, Ashby
Davis, Kristen Dawson, Robert
Dykes, Samantha Evans, Victor
Evans, James Foster, Christopher
Fuze, Don Guillot,. Ashley
Haddock, Victor Hamilton,
Jennifer Haun. Austin Horton,
Don Jecha, Kiandra Johnson,
Caycee Kennedy, Rushelle
Lamboy, Latrice Larry. Moses
Median, Rebecca Needham,
Melissa Nixon, Lloyd Price. Hayley
Quintana, Jackie Reagan,
Nicholas Reynolds, Shawn
Reynolds, Brandon Stitt, Stephen
Tarantino, Lewis Vereen, and
-Preston Wigsten;
Tenth. grade-Alisha Barber,
Brian Bizek, Randi Boddye,
Daphne Crosby, James Daniels,
Chrystal Dawson, Susan Ellmer,.
Sherry Foster, Stephen Gaddis,
Christopher, Hendricks, Mark
Higgins, Jolie Hogan, Kayla
Jefferson, Carla Johnson, Robert


Lyles, Kathryn Mahaffey, Angie
Olson, Christopher Perrin, Adrian
Peterson, Victoria Reed, Jessica
Sherrill, Anna Tankersley, Bryan
Thomas, Cheyne Todd, Tyler
Weimorts, Shanna Wester, Ashley
White, and Robert White;
Eleventh grade-Rodney
Allen, Mary Amerson, Ashley
Bryan, Corey Butler, Christopher
Byrd, Matthew Dailey, Robert
Kykes, Lisa Floyd, Patrick
Jendrusch, Prince Jones, Carla
Money, Kenneth Peak, Jerry
Piergiovanni, Joe Robinson,
Elizabeth Schadt, Crystal
Watkins. Joanna Watkins, and
Heidi Wells: and
Twelfth grade-Kristin
Abrams, Veronica Adkins, Ben
Ashcraft, William Bailey, Michael
Bouington, James Capps, Amber
Daniels. Christa Dykes, Gregory
Garland, Leo Heim, Alexander
Hernandez,. Christy Jones,
Michael Kennedy, Olivia McCrary,
Angela McDowell, Sarah Mize,
Charles Shoaf, Hampton Terry,
Marquita Thompkins, Tynetta
Towner, Adam White, Leslie
White, and Travis Wright.


Port St. Joe
Elementary
Principal Tim Wilder, of Port
St. Joe Elementary School, has
released the names of students
who earned placement on the
third nine weeks honor roll.
3rd Grade All A's- Kodi
Blackwell, Jessica Brake,
Christopher Cochran, Allen
Dykes, Trey Humphrey, Shane
Knox, Adam Mott, Kayla Parker,
Melanie Powell, Kasie Thompson,'
and Chelsey Walker.
3rd Grade A's & B's-Alexa
Avellar, Evan. Branch, Brittany
Cannon, Jenna Catrett, Wells
Chapman, Cody Clark, Jacob
Combs, Stephen Denton, Chelsea
Dimitrijevich, Chelsea Flanagan,
Cynthia Floyd, Rebecca Furr,
Megan Gentry, Ashley Griffiths,
Raven Harris, Sara Hoffman,
Brittany Hypes, Dylan Jackson,
Khrysten Keys, Miranda
Kilbourn, Ashley Lacour, Ashleigh
Lewis, Jason Lin, Calder Mahan,
Ronald Mohr, Dani Newsome,
Katie Odom, Mariah Parkerson,
Willie Quinn, Cody Robinson,
Thomas Sims, Malesa Smith,
"Karissa .-Stephens, Nathan
Tarantino, Amelia Warriner, and
Deshauna Williams.
4th Grade All A's-Caroline
Allen, Emily Baxley, Jessie
Faircloth, Jenna Maddox, Robbie
Martin, and Douglas May. /
4th Grade A's & B's-Aaron
Adams, Heather Brinkmeier,
Brennis Bush, Taylor Byrd, Anna
Cordova, Maryanne Earley, Bobby
Garrett, Jacob'Gentry, Johnathon
Graham, Courtney Hermsdorfer,
Danielle Hernandez, Victoria
Hightower, Amber Hopper, Jamie
Jackson, Kr'stal Keigans,
Heather Latta, Jessie Linton.
Kayla Minger, Morgan Peak,
Desirray Peters, Jesse Powell,
Brandi Price, Evan Protsman.
Heather Reagan, Savanah Searcy,
Allison Short, Kayla Spilde, Kasi
Stephens, Brandon Strickland.
Meredith Todd, Abram Vereen,
Chloe Warren, and Kaelyn
Williams.
5th Grade All A's-Kathyn
Arnold, Francie Burgess, Alex
Flanagan, Carson Howse, Olivia
Lamberson, Ashton Norris, Krista
Parker, Jackee Whitfield, and
Matthew Wright.
5th Grade A's & B's-
Mason Adkison, Crystal Bailey,
Beth Blackmon, Eric Brumbaugh,
Chazten Byrd, Jamie Cawthron,
Jessica Chancey, Anthony
Delaine, Sam Ellmer, Ashley
Erickson, Philipp Fuze, Matthew
Gannon, Grant Glass, Misty
Knobel, Meagan Langley, Tori
Layfield, Addie Little, Amanda
Lucas, Carolyn Marley, Bryce
Nelson, Leslie Pope, Trevor Seay,
Amanda Shariahan, Summer
Stitt. Corbin Vickery, Lenora
Weimorts, Lacey Williams, and
Morgan Wood.


Wewa Elementary
Clayton Wooten, principal of
Wewahitchka Elementary School,
announces the honor roll stu-
dents for the third-nine week
grading period. They are as fol-
lows.
All A's
Third grade-Kara Bremer,
Kaitlyn Kerrigan, Santana Majors,
Laurel Manor, Meagan Russell,
Cody Wade, Remington Wade,
Tabitha Ward, and Hellena'
Whitehui-st;
Fourth grade--Kalyn Bidwell,
Jessica Husband, Samantha
Rich, and Danielle Wood;,
Fifth grade-Tori Bowles,
Tyler Bush, Hali Harden, Meleah
Lister, Kenneth Manor, Tiffany
Newsome, Kendra Smith, Mary
Taunton, Brent Walker, Kelly
Weeks, and Gayla Williamson;
Sixth grade-Matthew Miller,
Megan Peak, Jeffery Portivent,
Hanna Price, Chanda Smith, and
Jessica Stoppelbin.
A's & B's
Third grade-Joey Adkison,,
Dakota Ake, Lacey Brownell,
Minnie Dyer, Steven Goode,
Candace Griffin, Tiffany Hall,
Timothy Hamm, Summer Henry,
Vince Hurd, Dayla Hysmith, Ariel
Kemp, Cody Massey, Dillin
McGhee, Tamber McLemore,
Damon McMillion, Jathan
Nunery, Chris Peak, Dylan
Peterson, Zach Pierola, Baylen
Price, Kaleb Price, Matthew
Pridgeon, Ashley Saliba, Brittney
Shipman, Tiffany Strickland, Rex
Veasy, Justin Walding, Erika
Whitfield, and Laramie Whitten;
Fourth grade-Rebecca
Barnes, John Campbell, Jacob
Causey, Jonathan* Driggers,
Chase Duckworth, Demetres
Gainer, Derek Knowles, Leigh
Little, Warren McDonald, Lena


McLemore, Jessica Messick,
Joshua Mitchell, Chrystan
Nickcil, Kayla O'Neal, Jordan
Paul, Ian Rice, Amanda Robbins,
Danielle Stanley, Heather
Strange, Felicia Trese, and Chaz
Whitten;
Fifth grade-Cody Andrews,
Derek Barfield, Rebecca Barnes,
William Binford, Janie Boyett,
Amber Brogdon, Janessa
Campbell, Torrie Cesaroni, Kayla
Chumny, Andrew Dorman, Tyra
Dupuie, Brittany Floyd, Katlyn
Gortman, Summer 'Grice, April
Hughley, Holly Knowles, Tiffany
Lemois, Adrian Lewis, Whitney
Myrick, Shana Pridgeon,
Audreanna Riley, Ayla Roberts,
Samantha Spivey, Samantha
Wade, Vanessa Wait, Allan
Whitfield, and Brandi Whitfield;
Sixth grade-Sam Adkison,
Sean Bierman, Arielle Bragg,
James Causey, Kellana Clark,
Datrina Edwards, latonya Fisher,
Patrick Gates, Brian Goode,
Justin Goodwin, Chad Harrison,
Marcie Jackson, Alex Jones, R.J.
Jones, Ellen Manor, Leigh Mayo,
Robbie Morris, Dexter NMer,.
Ashley Oglesby, John Paul, Blame
Pitts, Joey Shipman, Roy Suber,
Michael Taylor,. J.J.J Roberts,
Bradley Udell, Anthony Wait,
Jasmine Ward, and Shakharia
Williams.

Wewa High School
Dr. Bill Truby is 'proud to
announce the honor roll students
for the third-nine week grading
period. Those students are:
All A's
Seventh grade---Jacob Carr
and Heather Simmons; :
Eighth grade-Sheiletta
Fisher and Jade Gaskin;
(See HONOR ROLL on Page 5B)


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001 PAGE 5B


Anchor Realty & Mortgage Co. Brings In-House In-House Title Insurance Affiliation


Anchor Realty and Mortgage
SCompany is pleased to announce
that they have entered into an
agreement wvith Security First
Title Partners exclusively under-
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This approach to teamwork


Cub Scouts

Go Camping
The cub Scouts of Pack 47 in
Port St. Joe recently went on a
camping trip to fulfill a require-
ment for their wolf badge. On
Friday, April 20th, the scouts
packed up and headed for
Compass Lake In The Hills near
Alford, where they tent camped
until Sunday morning.
While there, the scouts were
able to swim in the. pool (Todd
Gtiold learned how to swim), play
on the playground, go hiking and
exploring, fish in the lake while on
a pontoon boat, ride horses, play
games, roast marshmallows over
the campfire, and tell scary sto-
ries.
As their good deed for the
'day, the scouts picked up all the
golf balls on the driving range,
saving the lodge the time and
expense of hiringLsomeone else to
do it. It was like an Easter egg
hunt all .over again. The scouts
were all on their best behaviors,
and were comriented, about by
the other guests staying in the
lodge.,
The entire staff of the lodge at
Compass Lake Iri The Hills made
the scouts' camping trip a won-
derful experience, and one that
will never be forgotten.



HONORROLL

--From Page 4B
Ninth grade-Jeffrey
: Marshall;
: Tenth grade-Clark Cutchin,
Sarah Grimes, Judith Husband,
Meagan Morris, and Jana Traylor;
Eleventh grade-Lindsey
Carger, Alex Chan, Kimberly
S McMillion, Amy Stephans, and
; Ashley Wolinski; and
Twelfth grade-Joe Chainm-
bbss, Patrick.. Kerrrigan,,:
S: Stephanie Kramer, Myron May,
Ashley Padgett, Titus Pittman,
S and Chester Udell.
All A's and B's
Seventh grade-Justin
Barnes, Tyril Baxley, William
Chason, Matt Dorman, Brenda
Dnggers. Jessica' Feltrop, Trey
Goodwin. Cody Harden, Shawna
Hoover, Jessica Jones, Brian
Kerrigan, Daniel McNamara, Clay
S Morris, Josh Pitts, Hali Price,'
Michael Riley, Brandon. Rouse,
J.stin Suber, and Meagan
h Wihtlield;
Eighth grade-Shannon
S Barnes, Zach Barnes. Kody
Bidwell. Jeena Brenian, Courtney
Bremer. Holly Gray, Britney Grice,
Nathan Grimes, Geoffrey Helms,
Sarah Lawrence, Courtney
Martin. Latoya. McNealy, Steven
S, Peak, Lauren Pierola, Jill Pippin,
and Will Strange;
Ninth -grade-Dottie Hall,
Glenn Haney, Laura Husband,
Ben Jones, Andrew Lassiter,
Michelle L'Heureux, Veronica
Marsh, James McCorvey, Kay
Morrins. Hunter Nunnery, Kyle
Rich. Fritz Stoppelbein, Amanda
Stripling, Jacob Sylvester, Cassie
Ward. and Jessica Wells;
Tenth -grade-Monique
Adkin, Barbara Alderman,
Jessica Breman, Caleb Cutchin,
S Kyle Daniels, Christi Finch, Jon
Curtis Gates, Krystal Heffington,
Cortne Hoover, Kelli Jackson,
Sean Kerrigan, Javonna Jones,
Jesse Knee, Matt Kramer, Beau
Ludlam, Derrick McMillion,
Angela Padgett, Codi Poe, Laura
.1 Spivey. Chante Stevens, Jesse
S Taunton. Jonathan Thomas, and
Jorel WinVleld.
SEleventh ,grade---Judson
Carnley, Matteo Cecamore,
Juliana Costa, Cerrelle Hanes,
Abbigail 'Harris, William Jenkins,
Chris Nelson, Uliuiana
Shelgacheva, Cynthia Stanley,
Ansley Williams, and Derrick
Williams; and
Twelfth grade-Renee Ardire,
James Bailey, Shantia Clark,
Rosanna Ensley, Adrian Jackson,
Teresa Jackson,. Kristin Jones,
Sharita Keith, Tanisha Keith,
Stephanie McDaniels, Tera
Nunnery, David Ortiz, John Poe,
Heather Scott, and Jeremy Suber.


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and convenience for their cus-
tomers located in Apalachicola,
Eastpoint, Cape San Blas, St.
George Island, St. Joe Beach,
Carrabelle, and Mexico Beach.
Oliver Monod, president of Anchor
Realty and Mortgage Company
says, "We. are thrilled at the
opportunity for our company and
associates to be part of such a
high quality operation where we
can bring first class customized
title and closing services to our
customers as well as be the first
firm in this area to do so."


Anchor Realty and Mortgage
Company, the area's proven sales
leader, is a family owned business
with 40 associates that handle
both residential and commercial
sales. They also specialize in vaca-
tion properties and work very
closely with European clients.
The company initiated this,
program to make the buyer's life
easier. Its a "one-stop" service
concept and has quickly become
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estate companies as well as with
clients. Monod continues, "Clients
demand and deserve personalized

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From left are scouts (front) Russell Miller, Alexa Avellar, Todd
Gould, Alan Avellar, Jonathan Williams, and Tyler Saucier, and
(back). Cowboy Danny, and Den Leaders Brenda Miller and Kurt
Avellar on a recent camping trip, to Compass Lake In The Hills.


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: Anchor Realty and Mortgage
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Joan Smithwick, Jamie Crum,
Marlene Harris, Pat Johnson-



LOT


LISTINGS

Bay View Lot: Located on C 30 A $55,000.
MLS#9068. Contact Jeff Fletcher.
Overstreet: Very nice lot located in Sunshine
Farms Subdivision. $20,000. MLS#6615.
Contact Joan Smithwick.
Mexico Beach: Commercial land ready for
development next to Marina. $340,000.
MLS#5966. Contact Marlene Harris.
Gulf View, Lot: Located Highway 98 in Beacon
Hill.' $160,000. MLS#5817. Contact Cathy
Kitchens.
Commercial: Beach Front Investment.
$1,244,595. MLS#80966. Contact Joy Holder


"1,500,000
164 Hlbiscus Drive/Cape San Bias
Contact Paulette Cleare
MLS#9031









$205,000
602 Narvaez/St, Joe Beach
Contact Marlene. Harris
MLS#9025


$20,000
Mace Martin Road/Dalkeith
Contact Margaret Presswood
MLS#6284








$410,000
Gulf Front/Cape San Bias
Contact Patrick Farrell
MLS#9222
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New Subdivision 569,000 $385,000
Piney Woods Beach/Cape San Bias
Interior/Gulf Front
Contact: Margaret or Jeff Fletcher
MLS#8697-8700


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AUCTION every Fri. 7 p.m. ET in
ANTIQUE MALL at Old Port Theatre.
Open Tues-Sat.
Consignments Welcomel
WADE CLARK AUCTIONS
314 Reid Avenue, PSJ, 229-9282
AB1239. AU1737, AU1743
100/o Buyer's Prem.
Real Estate, Estates & Liquidations
Anchor Realty & Mortgage Co.

Real Estate Auction!
TWO LOTS!
Saturday, May 5th at 1:00 p.m.
Wade Clark Auctions
314 Reid Avenue, Port St. Joe
850-229-9282
AB1239, AU1737, Au1743.
Anchor Realty & Mortgage Co.




1987.Suzuki Samauri 4x4 with tow bar,'
$1,600, call 647-5608. ltp4/26
1989 Ford Cry. Sq. wag. very good con-
dition. S2.500, call 648-5901. 2tp4/26
1992 Chevy S-10, 6 cyl. 5 speed,
$3,250, call 648-5114. ltp4/26

1994 Ford Ranger, 2x4, extended cab.
pick-up. 5 speed transmission. 168k
miles. S5,500 or 1990 Ford Ranger
same as above except 4 wheel drive
$4,750, 84,000 miles, call 648-4526.
2tp4/26

1999 Mazda 626 ES V6. loaded, excel-
lent condition. leather. base stereo/CD.
moon roof. 39.000 miles. S14.000. call
639-5227. 2tc4/26

1978 Ford Granada, 4 dr. New 302 V8
engine, new tires, and exhaust system.
Body in good condition asking $1,500'
call 227-1250 or 229-8791. tfc4/19

1988-Isuzu Trooper. 4 wd, blue, $2.000.
call 227-7196 after 6:00 pm or 227-
8364. 3tp4/12

1997 Plvmrnouth Breeze. excellent condi-
tion, A/C, cruise, 85,000 OBO, call
S227-9292 or 229-2404. tfc4/2

1955 Crown Victona LTD. low mileage
on motor and transmission. Have to see
to appreciate. race and clean. S2,100..
reduced, call 647-5361. tfc4/2




14 fbalteau Boat make offer. call 229.
6387. ltc4/26
14' boat and trailer with 15 h.p elect.
start, very low hours, $999, call 229-
8378. 2tp4/26

14' Rivercraft Boat with trailer. 30'
Suzuki, $2,000, call 639-5227. 2tc4/26
1999 17' River Craft with 100 fip
Suzuki. .Great for bay or near shore
fishing. Call 227-1296" tfc4/2
KAYAKS! Unsinkable. self-bailing, sta-
ble, safe and FUN! 314: Reid Avenue (at
the Port Theatre). Several to choose
from! Open Tues.-Sat. 229-9282 ifc4/2




4 bedroom. 2 bath duplex in Mexico
Beach, upstairs unt, 350' to dedicated
beach, great views, available mid June,
$700 month. $500 deposit, call 706-
636-4010. tfc4/26
Vacation Rental, 2. bedroom, 1., 1/2
bath, furnished -townhouse by St.
Joseph Bay Golf Course, $250 wk, or
$600 ino., plus utilities, dep. req.
Available June-Nov: Call. 1-850-229-
6738. 3tc4/26
2 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home,
Overstreet, close to intercoastal water-
way, pets and children welcome, call
648-4246. 2tp4/26

In Wewahitchka 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath
on large corner lot, $275 a month, $100
security. Excellent Value, will not last,
call 784-2087. tc4/26.

Furnished Efficiency type apartment
in Port St. Joe. All utilities furnished.
weekly, monthly rates, deposit, call
639-3600. tfc4/2




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

/GULF SHORE STORAGE





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


2 bedroom, 1 bath unfurnished trailer,
newly renovated from top to bottom. No
pets, call 647-5361. tfc4/26
4 bedroom,. 2 bath unfutnished home in
Gulfaire. Easy access to.pool, tennis
courts. nd playground. $975 a month,
$600 security deposit. 6 to 12 months
lease. Call Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals
at 648-5449 or 1-800-582-2990. tfc4/i9

2 bedroom, 1 bath, mobile home 4
blocks from gulf. Very nice inside. No
Pets., $295 .month unfurnmished/S325
month furnished. Toll free 1-877-874-
8001. Lfc4/19

3 bedroom, 2 bath Double Wide Mobile
Home with large screened porch, 2
blocks from Mexico Beach, on 2 lots,
chain link fence. :Summer, .Weelly
Rental Winter, Monthly Rental. No
Smoking, No Pets, call 229-G553. trc4/19

2 bedroom. 1.5 bath. older block home
across Hwy 98 from Mexico Beach.
Summer, Weekly Rental Winter,
Monthly Rental. No Smoking, No Pets,
call 229-6553. fc4/19

2 bedroom, unfurnished apartment.
ocean view. Call 648-4922 before 6:00
pm. tfc4/19
Apartment for rent, 510 8th Street. Call
Buddy at 229-9784. 2tp4/19
For Rent, RV Spaces full hookup, call
229-8959, leave message. 8tp4/19

One bedroom apartment at 1508 1/2
Long Ave. deposit required. No Pets, call
229-6825. 4tp4/12

Two bedroom house at 1780 Grouper
Ave.. Highland View. deposit required.
No Pets. call 229-6825. 4tp4/12
Rental Management
Seeking property owners with units
available for long term rentals. Our fees
are reasonable and we have a heavy
demand for long term rentals. Arline
Realty. Inc. 850-647-2628. tfc4/5


.2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands Realty 648-4400. uc4/2
2 bedroom, I bath unfurnished trailer,
newly renovated from top to bottom. No
pets. call 647-5361. tfc4/5

For Rent, 850 sq. ft. warehouse with
office & rest room, S250 monthly. Gulf
South Self Storage 229-6200. Lfc4/2
Affordable 2 bedroom, duplex. 2 blocks
from beach, Beacon HIll._-,Weekly. a
monthly rates. call 850-647-2847. 715-
794-2518. cell 715-492-3277. tfc4/2

Apart./Homes for Rent: I 3 BR
apart/duplexes/homes for rent in Mex.
Bch. Furn.& unfurnished. Call Parker
Realty at 850-648-5777 for more info.
tfc4/2
For Lease: Warehouse/Garage -on
Williams Ave, 2550 sq. ft., 2 service
bays, 2nd story loft. 227-1429. iic4,'2
UNFURNISHED
Large 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. screen porch. carport & laun-
dry rm.
Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
rfefng., washer/dryer hook-up.
New extra Ig. 3 bdrm. house, I 1/2
ba., inside laundry rm., ch&a. dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No
pets.
FURNISHED
*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat & air.
washer/dryer hook-up.
One bedroom apartment. washer/
dryer hookup.
Call 229-6777 after 7 p.m. tfc4/2
Liberty Manor Apts.. 102 Liberty Manor
Circle, PSJ. Affordable housing for the
elderly & handicapped. CH/A. laundry
facilities, energy efficient const.. stove &
refrig.. furn., fully carpeted. IBR apts.
on site Equal Opp. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more info. NOW TAK-
ING APPLICATIONS tfc4/2

FOR ALE6ORTRADE


24 ft Relnell boat and trailer. Hull good.
motor good. out drive needs work.
S2.500 or trade for smaller boat or trac- *
tor. call 227-.1629. 2tp4/26





MINI STORAGE
Ofc: 212 3rd Street, Port St. Joe, FL
229-6200 Office
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours


Mexico Beach Mini
Storage Units, 6'x12',
and I1'x12'. 645-5146,
Anchor Realty


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

Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting .
".d,. dd facilias '
On-site Management
j Voice/TTY Access
(352) 472-3952


Moving Sale, 808 Woodward Ave., Sat.,
April 28th, 8:00-12:00. House wares,
boys clothes, toys, etc. ltp4/26
Yard Sale, 310 Hatley Drive, Mexico,
Beach, April 28, 8:00-4:00 central,
large. pool, antique oak chair, futon,
microwa e, 3-tier capiz lamp, large,
clothes, crafts, much more. Itp[4/26

Garage Sales! Trash to Treasures!!
Giant rummage sale, Sat., April 28th at
8:00 am to 12:00 Noon, at the
Centennial Bldg. Sponsored by the
Junior Service of Port St. Joe. ltc4/26

Yard Sale, 410 Gulfaire Drive, April 28,
8:00-12:00. ltc4/26
-. .


Position Vacancy with the Gulf
County Schools 2000-2001. Head
Mechanic, Port St. Joe High Bus
Barn. Deadline May 10. 2001. 12:00
NOON E.D.T. Contact Mr. Don Rich,
Coordinator Transportation, 150 Middle
School Road, Port St. Joe, FL 32456,
(850) 227-1204. A copy of the adv'erused
job descripUon and an application form
are available from the transportation
office or the distinct office building ilocat-
ed at 150 Middle School Road in Port St.
Joe. High School diploma preferred.
training In automouve mechanics pre-
ferred. certification bus Inspection
required and 2 years experience is
desired. Salary is determined by the
adopted salary schedule. Gulf County
Schools is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. -2tc4/26

Aluminum Screen Enclosure
Installers, call 227-3628 ltc4/26

Hurricane Storm Shutter Installers,
call 227-9200. ltc4/26
Construction Co. needs lead carpen-
ters/framers. 10 years exp. and valid
drivers license required. Windolf
Construction, 229-2660 or 229-9408.
2tc4/26


Director Sales & Marketing: GTCom. a
growing communications company.
located in Port St. Joe. Flonda with
markets throughout the panhandle.
seeks an expenenced Director of Sales
& Marketing. Reporting to the
President, the successful candidate will
* be responsible to meet the company's
sales objecuves and develop the associ-
ated marketing and advertising strate-
gies. Must possess at least-a.. BA .in
Marketing or Business, and five to seven
years: in .sales and sales/marketing
management. Expenence, especially
telecommunications, banking, retail, or
consumer, products. is desired. We offer,
a compeuutitive salary and benefits pack-
age. Please respond in confidence. via
mall or fax to: Susan Machemer.
Human Resources Manager. GTCom.
P.O. Box 220, Port St. Joe, Flonrida
32456. Fax: 850-229-8689. EOEMFDV.
ltc4/26


Early Head Start in Franklin County
is looking for caregivers who are
interested in providing quality early
care and education to infants and
toddlers. Posmon requires a rrunrtiuni
of a CDA with infant and/or toddler spe-
cializauon or a high school diploma arid
experience working with infant/tod-
dlers. Applications may be completed at
450 Jenks Avenue. Panama City. FL
EOE M/F/V/D. 1,: :'.,

Early Childhood Services is seeking a
Family Advocate to work collabora-
tively with our Early Head Start pro-
gram in a social services capacity.
Bachelors degree in human or social
services field with successful expenence
may substitute. Candidates must be
able to work positively with children and
families of diverse backgrounds.
Applications may be completed at 450
Jenks Avenue, Panama City. FL EOE
M/F/V'/D. 2tlc4,26




Sun & Sand Mobile Home Park
1112 N. 15TH ST.
Mexico Beach
ASK ABOUT 1ST MONTH
FREE MOVE IN RENT
648-8201


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











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


/ MINI-STORAGE


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


All Survey field crew personnel. Apply
at S.M. Marley and Associates, 406 Reid
Avenue, 227-7322. tfe4/26
The Gulf County Senior Citizens are
accepting applications for a part-
time 20 hour per week respite work-
er. This position will be filled pending
approval of the grant. This position willI
consist of travel v.tlhin Gulf County. sit-
ting from 2-8 hours at an elderly
man .' woman's residence when the care-
giver -_ gone. The worker must have
reliable transportation. have a drug test
arid background check completed The
applicant will be working nights from
4:00- II 00 PM Monday through Fnday.
Applications can be picked up at the
Gulf Coentn Senior Citizens. The dead-
line for submitting an application Is
May 4. 2001. ltc4/26
Administrative Assistant: Must pos-
sess excellent verbal and math skills, a
pleasant phone manner. ability to type
25 wprm arid use office 97. provide cler-
ical support and greet guests. In return
we offer medical. dental. vision. 401(k)
and a liberal paid ume off policy. Please
forward resume or apply In person to
Sun Bridge for Bay St. Joseph. Attn:
Office Manager. 220 9th Street. Port St.
Joe. FI 32456. (850) 229-8244, fax
(850)229- 1042. Itc4/26


Cape San Bias. Barrier Dunes
Homeowners Association is seeking a
General Manager. Responsible for
management of employees. mainte-
nance ofi grounds and facilities and
budget of the association. Fax Resume
to 850-656-4029, Attn: Chris Bendey.
4tc4/26

Excellent Job Opportunity: Anchor
Vacation Properties is now hiring full
time Reservationist and Cleaning
Inspectors. All applicants should be
energetic, outgoing, have great commu-
nication skills and be a team player.
Please apply in person at 4693 Cape'
San Bias or 1200 U.S. Highway 98.
M.le'aco Beach. 3tc4/19

Senior Companion The Gull Count)
Senior Citizens Assoc., Inc. have a 20
hour a week senior companion position
open in the Port St. Joe area.
Applicants must be 60 years old or
older. pass a physical exam. have reli-
able transportation, able to run
errands, prepare a light meal and sit
with an elderly person. and be income
qualified. Appli,:auons can be picked up
at our Senior Citizens Center at 120
Library Drive in Port St Joe. For more
inarnrmaugn please call 229-8466 and
ask for Debbie or Marion. We are an
equal opporturunty employer. tfc4/19

Homemaker Position Available in
Wewa. The Gulf County Senior Citizens
has a homemaker position open In the
Wewahitchka area This will be a 20
hour a week position. Applicants must
be at least 18 years of age. have a high
school education. be in good physical
health, and have dependable trans-
portation and a valid drivers license.
Applications can be picked up at the
Port St. Joe Senior Center. Please call
229-8466 for more information.
Deadline for applicauons is Apnl 30th.
'The Gulf County Senior Citizens is a
Drug Free work place and an Equal
Opporturuty Employer. 2tc4/19


City Administrator-City of Mexico
Beach. The City of Mexico Beach is
seeking a professional, experienced City
Administrator with excellent adrrunis-
trative and communications skills. The
salary is based'bn education and e\,pe-
..rience The applicant administrative
and communication skills. The salary is
based on education and expenence. The
applicant must possess a bachelors
degree in public administration or busi-
ness administration and considerable
experience in a responsible admLnistra-
tive or management position in munici-
pal government. Send cboer letter.
resume and four professional references
to Frank Healy,. City of Mexaco Beach.
P.O. Box 13425. Mexico Beach. Flonda
32410 or fax the Information to (8501
648-8768. The deadline for application
isApnl 30. 2001. 2tc4/19


City Clerk-City of Mexico Beach. The
City of Mexico Beach is seeking a pro-
fessional. expenenced City Clerk. The
salary is based on educauon arid expe-
nence. The applicant must possess a
bachelors degree in business with a
major in accounung. A background in
government accounting is preferred
Send cover letter. resume and four pro-
fession references to Frank Healv. City
of Mexico Beach, P.O. Box i3425.
Mexico Beach. Flonrida 32410 or fax the
information to (850) 648-5766. The
deadline for application is Apnril 30.
2001. 2tec4. 19
Cashiers at Marina Groceries. Apply at
208 Monument Ave. 2tc4/ 19

Insurance Inspector needed for occa-
sional work. Prefer independent who
can add to present routing. Reply to
Jack Lynes Associates. P.O. Box 6977.
Aiken SC 29804. 3tp4, 12
Help needed for busy restaurant for
the following positions: Breakfast
Cook, Oyster Shucker, Bus People.,
Dish Washers and Cashiers. Stop by
the Fish House Restaurant. Hw\y 9S.
Mexico Beach and pick up an applica-
tion. Uc4/'12
PRN, RN, NHC Homecare. Our Port St.
Joe homecare program is seeking an
individual to fill the position of PRN RN.
Interested individuals may apply locally
in Port St. Joe at 418 Reid Ave.
EOE/Drug-Free Workplace. Itc4/26

Nail Tech needed, choose your own
hours. Shoreline Styles. 2904 W. Hwy
98, Mexico Beach. FL 4tc4/1
The Reservation/Receptionist posi-
tion for sprng darid summer' season.
Part me. weekends required. Call,
Mexico Beach Harmon Realty. 648-
5767. i... a .
Cleaning Crews needed for spnng and
summer vacation rental season. Call
Debbie Nastally. Mexico Beach Harmon
Realty, Inc. for interview appointment.
648-5767. Lfc4/,12
Part-Time. Day & Evening positions.
Resident Care, call Pam at Geri-Care
850-647-2626. tfc4/2
Toucan's Restaurant, Hwy 98 in
Mexico Beach has all positions open.
Apply in person, experience very help-
ful. tfc4/2


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J. C. Enterprises 202 RenAve3nue5
850.221-9414
rax 229-6041


RadioShack
Authorized Sales Center


Locally
owned i



S Residential
oo\ a Commercial
Termite & Pest Control
STermite Treatments R ia.ursra, Motel
SFlea Control ," ,,3:.,-,urr
* Household Pest Control r. Tir,.arr,,,1
SReal Estate (WDO) Repon: C.:,r. ,,'juci.r,. 5,1ca
* Specializ ig in Vacation Rental Properties

FAMILY OWNED

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


Phone: (850) 227-7777 ?? '
218 Long Avenue Port St. Joe, FL
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Offering
Boarding, Bathing, Grooming Cats and Dogs
Separate Cat Room Pick-Up & Delivery
Daily Exercise Premium Pet Food
Heating and Air Conditioning,
Injured Animal Confinement
Experienced Kennel Supervisors
Long Term Boarding ,/_
Multiple Sized Kennels [
Veterinarian On Call ,


Therapeutic Massage by
David Oakley, L.M.T.
at Cooper's Cut & Style
Phone: 229-8622
Lic#. MA0029475, Lic#. MM10098

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

ST MARVIN'S

Satellite Service |
6331 C.,ogia Ave.ie Call18, ,Il ,4 31 I 1
Po t t SE IC.e Fl. 3 J!-.. 1Ct-ll185 iii l 10 I .1 '



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


COINS BY THE BAY! I buy and sell old
coins and paper money. Billy Stephens,
fair prices. Home 229-1252,

Gulf Diesel Service
Diesel Engine Repair

229-8651 or 227-8024
Phone Mobile

DRIESBACH CLEANERS
180 AVENUE C
Pick-up and Delivery'
850-227-1671


MARY KAY
MARGARET PRESSWOOD
Independent Beauty Consultont
58 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach; FL
1-800-659-0641

STITCHES
by Joy-Dale
227-6665
Seasonal Apparel with
machine embroidery &
other embellishments
Monogramming
Alterations -
Custom Sewing


CHARIIPi'S QUICK LUBE
See Charles Stephens for Fast and Precise Oil Change Service
6 Located beside the overpass on Hwy 98

850-229-1941

Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
.Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service

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


Seeking Equipment Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must have
valid ,FL drivers license. Apply at C.W.
Roberts Contracting, Inc., PO Box '188,
Hosford, FL 32334. 850-379-8116. r&4/2
ATTENTION ON 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. Experienced c ,
non-experienced. Career opportunity!
Benefits! Call 850-234-9900. E-mail:
CAFTschool''aol.com. 10tc3, 15
Children's Case Manager, Provides
assessment. follow-up and coordination
of services with emotional problems.
Requires Bachelor's. Degree in human
services and one year of ex-perience with
emotional disturbed children.
Requires use of personal vehicle and
good driving record. Salarn plus 82,125Z
area differential. Position located in'Gulf
County. Reference job code 23-2. Call
227-1145. tfc4/2.




Good Times Riding. Academy Now
Open For Western Horseback Riding
and. Riding Lessons. Temporary
Location in Scbtts Ferry for direction
call Dorna,.674-2531'. ltp4/26
Mandolin. Guitar. Violin. Fiddle lessons-
all ages welcome. Call 8l19-9000 tfc4,'2




2 living room arm chairs, I foot stool
Make an offer, call 229-6387. Itc4/26

50 gal gas hot water heater like new
$50; 2 Goodyear tires, good tread,.
235x75\15. $25 each; 2 surveillance
cameras. with b/w monitor. S.300. call
227-1992. Itp4/26

Dodge Truck transmission, newly
rebuilt 318 or 360 with short shaft; 1
brand new fiber glass shower stall, $75;
10 ea custom made 41 1/2 inches x 8ft.
metal Venetian blinds with decorationZs.,
and mounLing hard ware. 8200. Call
229- 1266 for pnces. .2tp4/26

Leather living room group, sofa,
loveseat, & chair, camel color, $1,500;
Computer hutch;, S250: Matching end
tables (2 sm/l.g.), coffee table. & sofa
table fereen). 8250 I reen,-_-3 drawer
night stand 835, Lamps. $25; Green-.
Futon Sofa'(queefl) with matching chair
& ottoman with coffee table and end
table; $850 (set). Call 227-9800. ask for
Teti or 229-7039 & leave message.
4tc4/26

FREE two (2) Specimen Washingtonian
Palm Trees, 20 & 25 ft. tall.avail. Free
for removal & hauling. call 229-6738.
Itc4/26

House full of furniture, dressers. mir-
rors, night stands. beds. tables,. refriger-
ator. other misc. items. Call 64S-8005.
101 South 29th Street 2tc4/26
For Sale slip covered Rattan sola. S100.
call 647-9317. 1tc4/26


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2001 PAGE 7B


MISCELLANEOUSISELANOUM BIE iz- *mo.IU ll.eS nomeE!OM uSn-usMOBIL O E


Used furniture for sale. Johnnie's
Trim Shop, 310 4th St., PSJ tfc4/2
For, Sale, 25,000 BTU Propane Gas
' Heater, new paid $260 asking $200,
Propane tank, $75 OBO, call 639-2814.
4tc4/19
Se4 Oats for sale. Call Kay at 229-
5282. tfc4/12
You Pick Strawberries. Sweatmore
Ranch. Call for directions, 850-722-
4819. 8tc3/22
Free, "Non-Denominational" Eight
Lesson Bible Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a Christian & no-
thing else! Send your name & address
'to:'.Bible Study, PO Box 929, Wewa-
hitchla, FL 32465 or E-mail your
S request to Wewachurch@aol.com tfc4/2
Nice furnished 32 ft Alfa Gold RV with
CH/A, 1st $4,000 gets it. I will also rent
the private lot the RV is on. Located at
S Beacon Hill, call 648-5905 after 6:00.
S ltp4/26


Watkins Products, (850) 639-2026 &
www.watkinsonline/richardstilwell.,o.,w,i/
Prom dress, size 2, red, form fitting,
key-hole back, sequined bodice &
straps. Call 229-6807 after 7:00. tfc4/5
(2) 94 Kenworth T-600, 89 Utility reefer
trailer, (2) 94 Dorsey reefer trailer, call
850-379-8978 or 379-8979. 4tc4/5
Leisure Bay Hot Tub, 4 person capacity,
Excellent Condition, $1,750 OBO, paid
$3,000, call 229-6639 or 229-6854 ask
for Pain. tfc4/2

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

Circle. S Refinishing
Repair Touchup or Complete
Refinishing. We do it ALL from
furniture to floor. Free Estimates
This area's most experienced refinishers.
827-2550 ask for Dusty

Willard's Appliance Repair
'Emergency Service Available
Willard Richards, Owner
2482-Hayes Avenue, H.V.
,Port St. Joe, FL 32456
850-229-8485

ONEAL SANDERS
APPLIANCE SERVICE
SALES & REPAIR
Repair all major brands
Home #f647-5113
Work #227-5112

SChris' Apptlidnce
Repair SerPice
477 Ponderosa Pines
Drive
SPort St. Joe, FL 32456
SOwner: Chris Acree
Pager: 850-335-0785
Office: 227-14021


PFSIDENTIAL & SM. COMMERCIAL
S & i-ressure 'VWashing
229-8036 Scott Burkett

* Residential *Custom Wood
* Commercial *Industrial
A 8 R Fence
fencing and Concrete Work
Albert Fleischmann FREE Estimates
EIN#593115646 (850) 647-4047
RANDY'S HOME
MAINTENANCE
Home Maintenance no job too small'.
All Phases of home maintenance
Phone: 639-9635

Corbell

Construction Co.
Licensed and Insured
RR 0067591
All Residential Construction
Specializing in
New Construction




850-648-9440
850-227-8072


PHIL'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
-. ,REPAIR AND REMODELING
(850) 229-6460
SPhil Collier Residential Contractor
Licensed and Insured Lic #RR-0067199


Mize P1r -iL-i..il-g, Glass & Sui-pply;, n .'
PLUMBING CONTRACTOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REPAIRS REMODELING
PLUMBING SUPPLIES GLASS, MIRRORS & SHOWER DOORS
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Lic. #CF-C057220, RGO051008, EROO1 618
520 E. First St., Port St. Joe, FL
850-229-6821 or 227-3885


Michael Wood Residential Contractor 227-6883
Fine carpentry & architectural details'
repairs remodels decks new construction
Insured License #RR0067190



NORTHWEST FLORIDA VINYL, INC.
HERSHEL HARRISON
806 Garrison Avenue (850) 227-3641
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Mobile (850) 227-6105
Vinyl & Aluminum Siding Screened Porches
S L 22 Years Experience Insured
Warrantied Locally Owned & Operated


WEWA SIDING & ALUMINUM

PREMIUM VINYL SIDING
CARPORTS & PATIO COVERS
VINYL WINDOWS SEAMLESS GUTTERS
FLORIDA ROOMS & SCREEN ROOMS
MOBILE HOME ROOFOVERS
ALUMINUM HANDRAILS
HURRICANE STORM PANELS & SHUTTERS

227-5986 OR 639-2942 ANYTIME RR67101


Special Lot model Sale. Some models
reduced $4,000 to $5,000. Special
Factory Rebates, Zone 3, 16x80's, sev-
eral double wides! Call Vance 763-4266.
Itc4/26
.Modular Homes, Special Government
Financing as little as $500 down! Call
763-4266 Vance. ltc4/26
Land Home Special 1/2 acre Old Bicycle
Rd. Panama City. Pay Sales Tax and-
take over payment or will lease to own!
3 bedroom. 2 bath, fenced yard. Call
Vance at 763-4266. Itc4/26
$500 DOWN on any new lot model even
on land/home deals!! Payments start at
$300/mo and it's easy to qualify. Call
D.C at 1-888-324-1514 and let me
show you howl ltc4/26


INVENTORY REDUCTION!!! Up to
$10,000 off select models. Call 1-888-
324-1514. Ask for D.C. ltc4/26
Zone 3 Blowout Sale; 1998 16x80, 3+2
$19,900; New 16x80, 3+2, 2001,
$27,900; New 14x70, 2001, $23,500;
New 28x44, 3+2, 2001 $32,000; New
28x40, 2001 $30,500; New 28x52, 3+2,
2001. $33,900; Used 14x70, 3+2, 1994;
$16,900. Call to Qualify or Move Info 1-
850-763-7780. Itc4/26
SPRING FLING BLOWOUT! I have
spring fever and I need to sell houses to
pay for a cure! Give me a call and I'll
give you my.best deal on any home you
choose, special order or lot model! Call
1-888-324-1514 and'ask for D.C:
'* ltc4/26


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TJ1UJufpIIpEu~JI~I~rDa:I1,uaEiNIJ32lII


SFENCES-* FENCES FENCES
All Types Dependable Service
Top Quality Products
RAYMOND WILKERSON
647-9214


C. /J.'s Lawn
Service

FULL LAWN SERVICE
I will work for you.
Clyde Sanford

(850) 648-8492


(


HeNEY Do LIST MAINTENANCE
No Job Too "Big or Small"
Over 20 Years Experience
Painting, general maintenance,
wood working, trim/finish work.
850-229-6515

Steve Brant's

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

229-6326
9g


GARRY L. GADDIS
AIR CONDITIONING INSTALLATION & REPAIR
EXTENDED WARRANTY FREE ESTIMATES REPAIRS ON ALL BRANDS INSTANT FINANCING
SERVICE AGREEMENTS
648-5474 FL LICENSE ER000992, RAI154218


Serving Port St. Joe and Surrounding Area for 20 Plus Years
1 Call Does It All For Your
Major Appliance, Air Condition & Electrical Repairs
DANIELS., SERVICE CO., INC.
8.. .-229-8416 .... '
S .-.: RA0043378 1 ER0007623

Paul Fary
S Paint Cont acting
& Pressure Washing
Residential Commercial
Licensed Interior & Exterior
&;Insured ,
Free Estimates
Quality Work Guaranteed (850) 648-2335


Coastal Service
COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL HEATING & COOLING
ICE MACHINES
Dealer for Frigidaire FRIGIDAIRE
Heating and cooling Systems A Whole Now Brad atf Comlart.
6 Years Parts and Labor Warranty
SRA0066562
229-6058 or 227-5373.


SERVICE & INSTALLATION


B U .PO


TRAME
It's Hard to Stop A Trane
10 Year Parts &


RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
SERVICE FOR ALL BRANDS
SERVICE AGREEMENTS .
MOBILE & MODULAR HOMES
Labor -. Arcoaire


GERALD BYRD, Owner/Operator


Phone (850) 229-6859

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

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


GREAT HOMES AT GREAT PRICESII:
Take advantage of our inventory reduc-
tion! Call Mark 763-8904. ltc4/26
Mobild Homes for sale, $1,500-$3,500,
call 647-5106. tfc4/5,
2001 Lot Model mobile home specials
available at closeout prices! Call Mark
763-8904. 1 ."c4 2G
BRAND NEW 2001 3BR/2BA Zone 3,
16x80's Super nice! Must See! Call
Mark 763-8904. ltc4/26


19088 12x65 mobile home unfinmsnea
inside, new siding, doors and windows,
4 inch insulation, structurally sound.
Must sell, asking $4,000 OBO, call 850-
229-9014 or 352-795-7359. 4tp3/29



AKC Registered Great Dane puppy. 6
months old, male, merle, cropped ears.
Wonderful disposition, beautiful dog.
Call 648-4886 night, leave message.
2tc4/19


A A A MARIND PR SS R
WAHN*EV QIMETLVTn N


CUSTOM LAWN
SERVICE
Jeff Wood 227-1559

TLC
LAWN SERVICE
"Total Lawn Care Needs"
229-6435


L&F
REMODELING
Specializing in
Roofing, Painting; All types
Carpentry, Sheetrock, Flooring.
All phases, New & Old
Licensed & Insured
639-5387


V Landscaping
WAYNE MOWBRAY
LAWN MAINTENANCE SOD LpjD FLOWER BEDS iRr'IC.ON S'rSIEMS INSTALLED & REPAIRED
Cell 227-4656 Toll Free 1-877-639-9775 Business 639-3439

HARMON'S HEAVY EQUIPMENT COMPANY
SPECIALIZING IN CLEAN TOP SOIL
BULLDOZERS BACKHOES LOADERS
TRACTORS -DUMP TRUCKS
850-648-8924 Mexico Beach, FL 32410

tersw rs trdlen Care 44
Restoring, renovating, and maintaining .
residential and business landscapes, since 1985
229-5282 Kathleen Kelly, owner

CARPENTRY JCewinq, 7e ,ootter c oast INSURED
LEAKS LOCKS QUICK
ELECT SWITCHES CAPE DEPENDABLE
SCREENS BLINDS ,,CAE, ,, ,. D EXPERNfLD
DISPESL5 -FANS CONDO REASONABLE
SHEETROCK REPAIR
SMOKE DETECTORS MAINTENANCE
LIGHT BULBS SINKS
A/C FILTERS DOORS' 850-827-2525
TOILET STOPS PAINT CHUCK REEVES
GLASS REPLACEMENTS q, oxf 0. IiyAt DUSTY REEVES



Coastal Design & Landscape, Inc. 5
3 0 Your total landscape solution!

Sk 850-229-8880
1 'Landscape design, & implementation, wells & irrigation .
1 system, brick pavers, yard maintenance & more!


w 8HCarpetw Country
Highway 98 Highland View Port St. Joe 850-227-7241 Fax 229-9405

Do-It-Yourself Professional Carpet Cleaning with
RINSE-N-VAC
Great for Cleaning All Carpet, Upholstery, and Auto and
Recreational Vehicle Interiors.
r TRY IT TODAY-! ,
STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING

CARPET CLEANING
z
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* Odor Control Pet Stains 24 Hr Water Damage z
< Carpet Repairs Restretching Free Estimates 2
(850) 227-5098 or 229-9663 '
STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING

STUCCO by DeGraff
-, /. Tim DeGraff, Owner

Interior & Exterior Plastering
'- 'Smooth & Textured Finishes
f : A Simulated Brick & Stone
Over 50 color finishes to choose
from. Plus many architectural designs
available
S^/office: (850) 229-8588
Jn mobile: (850) 227-5424
1' QUALITY STUCCO WORK


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Free puppies, 7-8 weeks old, lab mix,
call 229-6683. 2tc4/26


EALSAT


Lots cleared for building. Lots in Mexico
Beach, paved streets, underground util-
ities, restricted subdivision, water &.
sewer tap, paid $29,900, possible owner
financing, call 648-5476. 4tc4/26

2 bedroom, 1 bath home with three
additional lots. Home has 892 sq. ft. liv-
ing area, screened porch. 280 N.
Murphy Road in Howards Creek,
$79,500, (850) 227-1280 after 6:00 pm
est. 2tc4/26

Palm Ridge Sub., St. Joe Beach, Lot 5 &
6, call 227-2049 or 227-7424 to leave
msg. tfc4/2

House For Sale, 225 9th Street, Port St.
Joe, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, CH/A,. New
bathroom, kitchen, floor covering, &
paint. Call 227-2112 ask for Phil. tfc4/19

3 bedroom, 2 bath, living room, dining
room, den, large kitchen, Terrazzo
Floors, large deck, 1894 sq. ft. 2 1/2
lots in Highland View. Call 227-2049 or
'227-7424. tfc4/5

Beautiful 7 year- old home, excellent
condition. Walking distance to beach. 3
bedrooms, 2 baths, CH/A, stone fire
place, 2 1/2 car garage, privacy fence,
sewer connected. Too many amenities
to list. One of a kind. 414 Arizona Drive,
Mexico Beach, $170,000. Call 850-648-
5994. tfc4/2

,2 bedroom, 1 bath, vinyl siding house,
central H/A, fenced in yard, high & dry.
Squirrel Ave., Howard Creek, $49,900,
call 850-827-7201. 3tp4/12

For Sale in Overstreet, Firehouse Road,
3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath, fixer upper, 4
acres with sheds, wells, chain link
enclosure. Call 850-229-8474 after 5:00
pm. tfc4/2

13.47 Tennessee Mountain Acreage
Gentle Rolling, $4,000 per acre. Owner
financing, no qualifying at 10% interest
with small down payment, call 850-
639-4884. tfc4/12

House for sale: 176 Charles Street,
White City, stone/stucco, exterior,
3Br/2Ba, den w/FP, liv. room, kitchen,
I car garage, fenced back yard, $73,000
(850) 8g27-6722. tfc4/2





Early Childhood Services, Inc. offers
CDA and infant-toddler classes for
individuals interested in pursuing a
career in child care. For more infor-
mation regarding child care training
classes, please contact us at 872-7550,
extension 2287. 2tc4/26

Grass cutting, call 227-9103. tfc4/12

House Cleaning, Experienced, free est.
and references/ call 639-3373 or 639-
3035. 2tc4/19

James Hurley, Jr. Construction. New
Homes, Room Additions, Remodeling,
Decks, Free Estimates, call 566-3647,
#RB00023123. 4tp4/12

Experienced CNA will sit with sick or
elderly. Live in weekly rate or daily -or
hourly rate, call 639-3373. 2tc4/19

Shoreline Styles, 2904 W. Hwy 98,
Mexico Beach has a new tanning bed,
Monday Saturday. 4tc4/19

Fbr Sale, Delicious, homemade scratch
cakes made on order. Decorated cakes
and cookies, call Nita 648-9029. tfc4/2





Looking to buy used 4 wheeler in
good condition. Call 229-8122 before
5:00 P.M. tfc4/2



NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0001-29
The Gulf County Board of County Conmmissioners
will receive sealed bids from any qualified person.
company or corporation interested in constructing
the following project:
GULF COUNTY SHIPBUILDING ROAD.
INCLUDING 8,400 FEET OF NEW
PAVEMENT, DRAINAGE IMPROVE-
MENTS AND CONNECTION TO STATE
ROAD 71
Plans and specifications can be obtained at Preble-
Rish. Inc.. 1923-A Capital Circle N.E.. Tallahassee.
Florida 32308. (850) 2-19-8050. The bid must con-
form to Section 287.133(3) Florida Statutes. on pub-
lic entity crimes. Please refer to Project #003.089.
Cost for Plans and specifications will be $200.00 per
set and is non-refundable. Checks should be made
payable to PREBLE-RISH. INC. Plans and specifica-
tions can be examined free of charge at the following
locations:
Preble-Rlsh Consulting Engineering. 1923-A
Capital Circle. N.E. Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 219-8050
Preble-Rish Consulting Engineering. 401 Reid
Avenue, Port St. Joe. FL 32456 (850) 227-
7200
Completion date for this project will be 120 days
from the date of the Notice to Proceed presented to
the successful bidder. "
Liquidated damages for failure to complete the pro-
Ject on the specified date will beset at $200.00 per
day.
Please Indicate on the envelope that this is a
SEALED BID, tile BID NUMBER and what the bid Is
for.
Bids will be received until 5:00 p.m., E.D.T. on
Monday, May 7. 2001. at the Office of the Clerk of
Circuit Court. Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Cecil
G. Costln, Sr. Blvd., Room 148. Port St. Joe. FL
32456. and will be opened and read aloud on
Tuesday. May 8. 2001 at 6:00 p.m.. E.D.T.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all
blds. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
By: /s/ Nathan Peters, Jr., Chairman
Attest: /s/ Douglas C. Birmingham, Clerk
3tc. April 19. April 26, and May 3, 2001.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
CIRCUIT CIVIL CASE NO. 00-451CA
FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK.
as Successor by merger with
First Union National Bank of Florida.
Plaintiff.


V.
CAROLYN R. LeHARDY. et al.
Defendants.
/
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Frank A. LeHardy
LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE: 530-3rd Street
Port Saint Joe. FL
32456
CURRENT RESIDENCE: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to fore-
close a mortgage on the following property In Gulf
County. Florida:
Lot Fourteen (14) in Block "B". In C. P.
GAULDING'S ADDITION TO HIGHLAND
VIEW SUBDIVISION. a subdivision of the
Southwest Quarter (SW 1/4) of Government
Lot 14. Section '26. Township 7 South.
Range 11 West. according to the official plat
thereof on file in the Office of the Clerk of
the Circuit Court. Gulf County. Florida.
TOGETHER WITH all the improvements
now or hereafter erected on the property.
and all easements, rights, appurtenances,
rents, royalties, mineral, oil and gas rights
and profits, water rights and stock and all
fixtures now or hereafter attached to the
property.
hias been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses, If any. within
30 days after the first publication of this Notice of
Action, on Gerald D. Davis. Holland & Knight LLP.
Plaintiffs attorney, whose address Is One Progress
Plaza. 200 Central Ave.. Suite 1600. St. Petersburg.
FL 33701., and file theoriginal with this Court either'
before service on .Plaintiffs attorney ort Immediately
thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered
again- tou for the relief demanded in the Complaint
or peuuon. This notice shall be.published once each
week for two consecutive weeks In the The Star.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court
on this 16 day of April. 2001.
Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerki
Clerk of the Court
By: /s/ B. Downs
Aun Depurv Clerk-
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act. persons with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact the individual .or agency sending
notice no later than seven days prior to the proceed-
ing. If hearing Impaired oTDD) 1-800-955-8771. or
Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770. VlaFlorida Relay Service.
Itc. April 26.2001.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Equlfunding.
Inc.. the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has
filed said certificate for a tax deed to be Issued there-
on. The certificate number and year of issuance. the
description of the property, and the namesin which
it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No. 108
Application No. 2001-02
Year of Issuance: 1998
R.E. No. 01238-OOOR
Description of Property:
Lots I and 2. Block 1'. Midway Park Subdivision, as
per recorded Plat, In Book 1. Page 43. Public Records
of Gulf County. Florida.
r aLS', nI t of i v for boat use only unto the owr,
er.. and their guesS of Lots I and 2. In Block I. of
said Mlidway Park Subdivision. on the crqee or
branch Iloi.ng through said Lot 7. of BRdck 2.
Midwav Park Sdbdilsion. for the purpose of Ingress
and egresi front -ild Lots I and 2. Block 2. ito the
waters of Dead Lakes as given by Harry J. Leary to
J. A. Sudduth and wife, Vera R. Sudduth. and
recorded in Official Records Book 17. Page 982 and
recorded in the First Addition to Shamrock Estates
is recorded in Plat Book 2. Page 51. Public Records
of.Gulf County. Florida.
ALSO, that part of Bass Street In Midway Park
Subdivision which lies West of Lots 3. 4. 5. 6 and 7,
Block 2 uf sold Subdivision. and whlch lies North,
East and South of the eslIsng county road, said
parcel being approximately 30 feet In width and
approximately 500 feet in length as. recorded In
Official Records Book 38, Page 641.
Name.in which assessed: Jonathan Curtis Gates
and Paul Patrick Gates. .
All of said property being In tlhe Gulf County. State
of Florida. "
Unless 'uch cerillate -lhall be redeemed according
to ha the property described in such certificate will
t.e id .to the highest bidder In the front Lobby of
the Gulf County Courthouse at I 1.10 A M E ST.
c.n o ve.r.--rld y. the 23rd dal of May. 2001'i
puted ihi-= 19tilh Ca o0 April. 2001
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Rebecea L. Norris
Deputy Clerk
4tc. April 26, May 3. 10. and 17. 2001.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED,
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that; Equlfunding.
In. the holder of the following Tax Certifcate. has
licd said certificate for a tax deed to be issued there.
or, The certific ae number and year of Issuance. the
des.:ription of ihe properly. and the names In which
it was assessed are as follows: ,
SCertificate No. 185 "
Application No. 2001-03
Year of Issuance: 1998 '
R.E. No. 01820-000R
Description of Property:
All of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest
Quarter of Section 23. Township 4 South. Range 10
West, lying North of State Road 22. LESS AND
EXCEPT the following described parcel:
Commencing at the Northwest Corner of the
Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of
Section 23. Township 4 South; Range 10 West:
thence run East a distance. of 842 feet. more or less:
thence run Southerly along an established fence a
distance of 619 feet. more or less. to an Iron pipe in
place: thence run Southwesterly a distance of 124
feet to an iron pipe In place on the North R/W line
of State Road #22. said pipe being 717 feet East of
tile West line of the Southeast Quarter of the
Northwest Quarter of Section 23. Township 4 South.
Range 10 West: thence proceed Westerly along the
North R/W line of State Road No. 22 a distance of
717 feet to tile West line of said Quarter Section;
thence run North 324 feet along the West line of said
Quarter Section to the Point of Beginning: said lands
lying and being In Section 23. Township 4 South.
Range 10 West. Gulf County. Florida. as described
in that deed recorded in Official Records Book 16.
Page 557. Public Records of Gulf County. Florida.
Name In which assessed: Greer Charlene
Ransburgh and husband Russell Howard
Ransburgh
All of said property being in the Gulf County. State
of Florida.
Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according
to law. the property described In such certificate will
be sold to the highest bidder In the front Lobby of
the Gulf County Courthouse at 1 1:20 A.M.. E.S.T..
on Wednesday. the 23rd day of May. 2001.
Dated this 19th day of April. 2001.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Rebecca L. Norris
Deputy Clerk
4tc. April 26. May 3. 10. aM 17. 2001 .
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALtV PROPOSALS
CITY OF WEWAHITCHKA
The City of Wewahltchka will accept propos-
als for a new heating/cooling system for City Hall.
All bidders must make mandatory site visit and talk
with City Manager or City Superintendent.
Specifications may be obtained from the City Hall at
109 S. Second Street In Wewahitchka during regular
workdays between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM (CT). Bids
must be marked "SEALED BIDS" and must be
received by the City Clerk prior to 4:00 PM (Ct7.
Monday. May 14. 2001. Bids will be opened during
the Regular City Commission meeting on Monday.
May 14. 2001 at 6:30 PM (CT).
Jerri Linton
City Clerk 3 .
2tc. April 26 and May3. 2001. .
Say you Saw It < 74n Thea


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids In duplicate will be received until 10:00
AM ET. May 10. 2001. at the office of Gulf County
School Board, 150 Middle School Road. Port Saint.
Joe. Florida at which time and place all bids will be
publicly opened and read aloud for:
ADULT EDUCATION BUILDING
for
GULF COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
Port Saint Joe. Florida
JOB NO: 2011
The Contractor shall furnish all labor, materials and
equipment: and shall be responsible for the entire
completion of this project.
Plans, specifications and contract documents may
be Inspected at the office of the Architect. 130 Hwy.
22. Wewaliitchka, Florida, and may be procured by
General Contractors, upon a deposit of $100.00 per
set for plans and specifications, of which $50.00 will.
be refunded to each General Cointractor. who sub-
mits a bid and returns all documents In good condi-
tion within 10 days after the date of opening of bids.
Cashier's check. certified check or bid bond. for not
less than 5% of the amount of bid. must accompany
each proposal.
Performance. Labor and Materials bond, and
Workman's Compensation Insurance will be
required of the successful bidder.
Right Is reserved to reject any and all proposils and
waive technicalities.'
No bidder may s.thdras his bid for a period of their.
l 130) dais after dale set fo opening
Jerry Kelley, Superintendent
Gulf County School Board .:
Port Saint Joe, Florida ,
/s/ Charles A. Gaskin, ARA
ARCHITECT
P. 0. Box 7 :
Wewahltchka, Florida
'32465
2tc. April 26 and May 3. 2001.

La' ifea awP


ACCEPTING SEALED BIDS
The Gulf County School Board Is accepting sealed
bids for FIBER OPTIC INSTALLATION. Interested
vendors should contact Temple Watson at (850) 229-
8256 for additional Information and to schedule site
visits. The bids are to be submitted In a sealed enve-
lope marked "FIBER" to Gulf County School Board.
150 Middle School Road. Port St. Joe. FL 32456 NLT
May 18. 2001. 10:00 AM. EDT.
Itc. April 26, 2001.

NOTICE
The contents of the following storage sheds, located
at Highway 22 Mini Storage. 1249 Highway 22,
Wewahitchka, Florida 32465, will be sold on
Saturday. May 5th. at 8:00 a.m.:
Unit #49 -.Rented to "Unknown"
Unit #51 Rented to Lane Loveless
Unit #55 Rented to J. Porter
Betty Cleckley'
Highway 22 Mini Storage
P. 0. Box 182-
Wewahitchka. FL 32465
(850) 639-2625
2tc. April 26 and May 3. 2001.


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Four Offices to Serve You:


Mexico Beach Office
Hwy. 98 at 19th St.
Rentals (850) 648-5449
Sales (850) 648-5683
Fax (850) 648-4247


Gulf Coast Realty, Inc.

WEB SITE
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Howard Creek 171 N. Duck Ave. 3
ABR/2 BA, $99,500. MLS# 8022.- Call
Patricia Raap for more information at
AAO.cADA .


Overstreet 270 Forest Street 3 BR/2 BA,
$95,000. MLS#6181. Call Patricia Raap
for more information at 648-5683.


St. Joe Bay Office
2010 Hwy. C-30
(850) 227-9600
Fax (850) 227-2.115


Cape Office
4320 Cape San Bias Road
Sales (850) 227-2160.
Fax (850) 648-4247


Barrier Dunes Office
110 Barrier Dunes Drive
'Cape San Bias
(850) 229-1500


Toll Free (800) 582-2990 (800) 451 2349 (800) 600-1298


01999 Century 21 Real Estate Corporation 0 and '"trademark and servicemark of Century
21 Real Estate Corporation. Each office is independently
owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. .


1403 Constitution Drive Port St. Joe 4
BR/2.5 full -BA. $299,900.


311 Robin Lane, Mexico Beach. For retire-
ment, week-end, or year round living Nice
3BR/2BA brick home. Ceramic tile BAs,
beautiful hardwood floors, thermal windows,
CH/A, enclosed garage. Lot approx.
100'x95'. Quiet neighborhood. $108,000.
MLS#8126. Contact Ellen Allemore.


Wewd/Dalkeith 319 Honey Hill Rd. 3
BR/3 Ba, $55,000. MLS#9225. Call
Patricia Raap for more information at
648-5683.


. -.! 1et-r V7 tS K i oii -W.iA
New Gulf Front 3 Master Bedrooms, 1 with
jacuzzi tub, 4 baths, Asking $394,000 MLS#
7006


805 Garrison Ave., Port St. Joe 3 BR/1
BA, 1300 SF, unfurnished, $74,000.
MLS#9198. Call Brenda Miller.


584 Old PC Hwy, Wewa 3 BR/3 BA,
Anti-Bellum home on 38 acres,
$210,000 or with 20 acres, $185,000.
Unfurnished, MLS#8691. Call Brenda
Miller.

LOT LISTINGS* ,
CAPE SAN BLAS
Bay View C-30, #7 Sand Bar Drive, $73,500.
Contact Bill Peevy. ML5#6456.
Interior Lot, Cape San Bias Rd., $39,900.
MLS#5312.
Interior Lots, Lot 6 & 7, Park side Circle,
MLS#6903, 6900, $41,000. Elva M. Peden.
Gulf View, MLS#6901, Emerald Isle Street,
$59,900. Elva M. Peden.
Interior Lot, MLS#6596, South Beach Rd.,
$64,500, Susie White.
Gulf View, MLS#6895, Emerald Isle, $74,500.
Elva M. Peden.
Interior, MLS#6902, Park side Circle, $75,000,
Elva Peden.
MLS#6948, White Sands Drive, $80,000. Susie
White.
Interior Lot, MLS#5327, Cape San Bias Rd.,
$89,900. Interior Lot, MLS#6202, Westwind
Drive, $99,900. Interior Lot, MLS#6955,
Westwind Drive, $99,900 Susie White.
Interior Lot, MLS#6956, Cape San BIas. Rd.,
$100,000 Susie White. '
Interior Lot, MLS#5332, Secluded Dunes Drive,
$109,900.
Gulf Front, MLS#6511, 6526, 6524, 6525, Cape
San Bias Road, $149,900 each.
1st Tier, MLS#8085, Mariner's Lane, $149,900,
Susie White.
1st Tier, MLS#5330,100 Secluded Dunes Dr.,
$179,900, Kim Harrison.
Bay Front, MLS#6522, C30-E, $181,400, Kim
Harrison.
Bay Front, MLS#6523, C30-E, $231,170, Kim,
Harrison.
Gulf Front, MLSnv D Highway C-30E,
$300,000, Elva Peden.
Interior, MLS#2592, 100 Secluded Dunes Drive,
$2,950,000.


103 Buccaneer Dr., Gulfaire S/D Lovely large
4 BR/2.5BA, 2 story stucco home on corner lot.
Gulf view from deck of upstairs master bed-
room suite. New patio off, family room.
Recently renovated with all new windows, car-
pet, tile, etc. CH/A. Looking for a larger home,.
MUST SEEI $229,000. MALS#8812. Contact
Ellen Allemore.
Interior, MLS#6528, Secluded Dunes Drive,
$129,900.
INDIAN PASS
Bay Front, MLS#6968, Lot 53 HWY C30, $71,650
Bay Front, MLS#6969, Lot 54 HWY C30, $72,760
SIMMONS BAYOU
MLS#6036, 6033, 6029, 6037, 6034, Country Club
Drive, $55,000 each.
MLS#6035, Lot 4, Country Club Drive, $55,000.
INDIAN LAGOON
MLS#2599, Hwy C-30, $69,900.
MLS#2600, Hwy C-30, $129,500.
MLS#2601, Hwy C-30, $159,500.
BEACHES
Interior, MLS#6873, Mexico Beach, 233 Kim Kove,
$42,000, REDUCED $39,000. Brenda Miller.
MLS#6921, St. Joe Beach, Santa; Anna Street,
$29,900, Susie White.
PORT ST. JOE
Lot 2, 15, 17, 19, 13, 21, MLS#6049, 6050, 6051,
6048, 6052, 5861, S HWY 71, $59,000 each.
Bay View, MLS# 5333, 6954, 5396, Hwy 98,
$175,000.
Interior, Ward 'Ridge, MLS#6883, Garrison Ave,
$280,000.
Interior, Ave A, Lot 2, 3, 9, 10, 4, 1, 6, 5, 7, 8, 11,
MLS#6231, 6232, 6227, 6228, 6222, 6230, 6224,
6223, 6226, 6229, $13, 850 each.
MLS#3171, Whiting Street, $15,500, Susie White
MLS# 4758, 5647, 5649, 2100 2010, $19,000.
MLS#5649, 3000 Garrison Ave, $19,900.
WEWAHITCHKA
MLS#5223, North Of Wewa, Idlewood Drive, $9,900
MLS#4486, Dogwood Ave., $14,900.
Interior, MLS#5989, 6557, Lot 37, 36, Betty Rae Dr.,
$17,000 each, Bill Peevy.
Interior, MLS#6881, Dalkieth, Hwy 381-A, $60,000.
Interior, MLS#6879, Dalkieth, 381-A, $78,000.
MLS#5988, Dalkieth, Mace Martin Rd., $89,900,
Anitra Norton.


Simmons Bayou Commercial Business
Opportunity $599,500 MLS#6257

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Westcott Circle Port St. Joe. 3B/2BA
MLS#6450. $84,500.
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92 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach Beautiful
.Sunsets and Great Living! Across from
dedicated beach with unobstructed gulf
view! Large 2 story custom built brick
home with personality on 1.5 lots. 4 bed-
room, 3.5 Bath. Approx. 3532 sq. fLt of
living area. Large deck, Florida room, ,
huge attached garage. Back garage
could be incorporated for more living
space. Metal roof, CH/A, beautiful
kitchen cabinets and countertops, car-
pet/tile throughout. Many unique ameni-
ties. $589,000.00.. MLS#8124. Contact
Ellen Allemore


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Cape San Bias "Sea Urchin" 3BR/2BA
Gulf front, $375,100. MLS#8110

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107 Monica Drive Port St. Joe A lovely
3BR/2BA home thai has been recently
remodeled. MLS#9123, $113,500. Call
.Susie White.




Commercial 48 Storage 'Units on 6 lots,
$399,000 MLS# 5915, Brenda Miller








Cape San Bias Gulf Front 4BR/2.5BA.
$599,000,. MLS #5593.








1211 Palm Blvd. 3 bedroom, 2 bath.
S94.500.00. MLS#8762.


Cape San Bias Gulf View Duplex 2BR/2BA
Call Anitra Norton for more details MMLS#
6694 $169,000


111 E & F 1st St., Mexico Beach. Duplex
on corner lot One of a kind Great loca-
tion one house between duplex and high-
way then beach! 2 BR/1BA upstairs with 2
decks for gulf view. 2BR/1BA downstairs
with gulf view deck. Steel roof, ceramic tile
floors, CH/A,. Use one for yourself and rent
one out. $229,000. MLS#8128. Contact
Ellen Allemore.

River Front, MLS#6877, Dalkieth, Bryants Landing
Rd,,$S103,00."^ ,p^ ;, s.. -.V:
Interior, MLS#6W86, slki6 loos Lading Rd.,
$127,500.
Interior, MLS#6880, Dalkieth, Bryants Landing Rd.,
$165,000.
Interior, MLS#6878, Dalkieth, Hwy 381, $189,000.
MLS#5506, 6000 Dalkieth Rd., $64,500.
OVERSTREET
Interior, MLS#6624, Wewahitchka, Wetappo Drive,
$11,800, Patricia Roaap.
Interior, MLS#6157, 6154, 6158, 6156, 6060,
6155, LotS, 2, 6, 4, 1, 3, Long Street, $12,900 each.
Interior, MLS#6993, Finch Lane, $13,750, Linda Ulm.
Interior, MLS#8036, Quarter Horse Lane, $16,000,
Brenda Miller.
MLS#5353, CR 386, gO! Diane Peevy.
Interior, MLS#6097, Wewahitchka, Hwy. 386,
$195,500, Patricia Raap.


7660 Hwy. 98, St. Joe Beach. Great
Location across from dedicated beach
with unobstructed gulf view!l2 BR/2BA,
brick home with big front Florida room, 2
lots for a total of 100' highway frontage
with palm trees x140' deep. Workshop
and garage in backyard. All property
chain link fenced. Many possibilities.
$295,000. MLS#5021. Contact Ellen
Allemore


Cape San Bias Bay Front Home -
2BR/2BA Beautiful views of the bay!
$280,000.






1904 Juniper Ave. 4BR/2BA. Call Elva,
Peden 229-1500. MLS #8388.
$147,000.