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SIXTY-THIRD YEAR, NUMBER 49
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PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001
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School News Page 8A
Classless Reunion, page12A
PSJ Football Page IOA
Investment View Page 58
Storing Water In an
Emergency Page 1B
Baseball Club Wins Dizzy
Dean World Series Page 1 A
Law Enforcement Activities
City & County on Page 7A
Worship Opportunities P. 2B
Classic & Festival
SAugust 17th & 18th;
Grand Prize Package
'.A very exciting weekend is on
tajp for the third annual Florida
Catfish Classic and Festival to be
held in Wewahitchka on August
:17th and 18th.
The Catfish Classic will begin
on Friday, August 17th, at 4:00
p.m., CT, and run for 24 consecu-
tive hours until 4:00 p.m., CT, on
Saturday, August 18th. Wewa-
hitchka Search and Rescue and
the Wewahitchka Employees'
Club will be hosting the event
W' which Teatures prizes for both
S flthead catfish and channel cats.-
SFirst prize for the largest flat-
head catfish is 81,500. Prizes will,
be paid through fifth place with
second .place paying $1,000;
third, $750; fourth, $500; and
fifth, S200. The boat with the
most poundage will receive $250.
Channel cats will also pay
through fifth place. First place
pays $1,000: second, $750; third,
$500; fourth, $400; and fifth,
$250. Door prizes will also be
The gigantic prize package is
Worth approximately 840,000 and
could be awarded to the fisher-
man who breaks the state flat-
head catfish record. This prize
includes. a new truck and boat,
completely rigged out with motor
and trailer. A polygraph test will
be required of the winner.
./Registration is limited to the
first 500 fishermen at a cost of
-45 per person (the first 150 reg-
istrants will receive 10 free
bream). The tournament is being
lihbd at Gaskii Park.
Further information can be
Received from Don Minchew at
(850) 639-2605 or (850). 639-
3474, Debbie Kemp at (850) 639-
2877, or Priscilla Cox at (850)
639-4494 or (850) 639-5066.
Wewa Catfish Festival
In a matter of a few years the
Wewahitchka Catfish Festival has
come from its meager beginning
to what now is a full blown festive
S "' The Catfish Festival. While
being an economic stimulus for
Wewahitchka and Gulf County, is
helping to raise funds for the
Wewahitchka Public Library
Buiilding Fund, and the scholar-
ship fund, as well as providing
entertainment Friday evening and
all day on Saturday.
On this special day, Aug
S 18th, at 9:00 a.m. to 4;00 p.m.,
CT, catfish dinners, and barbecue
plates will be served throughout
Sthe day along with drinks and
SThere will be booths strewn
,throughout Lake Alice Park, dis-
playing crafts such 'as paintings
by local artists, chainsaw art,
'Indian crafts and jewelry, can-
dles, wooden rafts and furniture,
arid of course-games, pony rides
,ad homemade ice cream for the
kids and adults, tool
They are delighted with the
entertainment they have planned
this year. There will be music in
,the park by. the Fleetwood band
(See FESTIVAL on Page 6A)
Attorney General Says To Count
Prisoners; Commissioners Disagree
Vote 3-2 tc
Gulf County commissioners
received an opinion from Florida
Attorney General Robert A.
Butterworth stating that, "The
Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners must include and
count the prison population
within the district in which such
prison population is physically
located when attempting to bal-
ance each of the five county dis-
Gulf County Attorney Tim
McFarland explained to the com-
missioners during Monday after-_
noon's special board meeting. that
the attorney general had voiced
his opinion clearly in his written
statement to the board-
"Absolutely, yes," we should
include prisoners in our district
He also noted the attorney
general makes a good point stat-
ing legislators should address this
portion of state law; but, as the
law at this time says, prisoners
must be included.
"If you don't count prisoners,
then you're opening yourselves up
to a serious legal challenge," the
county attorney advised.
McFarland said the same
opinion would also hold true for
the Gulf County School Board's
Commissioner Billy Traylor
noted this has been the attorney's
advice from day one, and the
board has to follow the law even
though it's not what they want to
d Commissioner Carmen
McLemore also agreed, "It's plain
and clear," speaking of the intent
of the attorney general's opinion.
Nathan Peters, Jr. differed with
both commissioners stating that
the board should listen to the
people who have overwhelmingly
stated that they do not want to
county inmate population when
redistricting in the county.
McFarland was asked by
Commissioner Carl Fox, "Do we
have a choice?" The county attor-
SOpinion; Adopt Revised Scenario 17A
ney explained that if the board's
position was challenged, it would
have to defend its stance. One
such defense might be to show
how including prisoners would
skew the balance of county dis-
tricts. He also cautioned that the
(See COMMISSION on Page 3A)
Barry Wasn't Barry Bad
Tropical Storm Does Little Damage In Gulf
Tropical Storm Barry didn't
disturb much of this area as it
brushed by us during the late
evening and early morning
Sunday and Monday,
According to Gulf County
Emergency Management Director
Larry Wells, there was probably
Downtown businesses have learned from past storms and
were well prepared for flooding with sandbagging at entrances.
not more than $150,000 to
$200,000 worth* of damage in Gulf
County. Most of that damage was
caused by torrential rains which
took a .toll on primarily unpaved
roads within the county. Wells
said Road Department work
crews would be busy for some
time trying to repair washouts,
reshaping ditches, and grading
roads back to their normal
Heavy rains started early
Sunday morning and continued
through Monday making out
stormwater drainage associated
with the roads' infrastructure.
Wells said the southern por-
tion of the county received 8 inch-
es plus of rain during Tropical
Storm Barry while the northern
portion of the county received 6
inches plus, Those rainfall
amounts cold vary as much as a
couple of inches depending upon
exactly where the heaviest part of
rainstorms happened to unload
Erosion was very minimal,
according to Wells. As far as he
could tell with the naked eye, the
Cape area fared very well, experi-
encing some erosion, but certain-
ly not major damage compared to
other similar storms.
"The maximum sustained
winds were registered at 38 miles
per hour on the Cape," Wells said.
Wind gusts reached speeds of 45
miles per hour.
The most notable impact of
(See BARRY on Page 6A)
The City of Port St. Joe is
once again looking to expand its
city limits. Mayor Frank Pate out-
lined to the board a section of St.
Joe Company property situated
between Highway 98 and the
power line right-of-way, approxi-
mately one mile up the Industrial
The property is located on
both the east and west sides of
the Industrial Road and ties into
the northernmost boundaries of
the existing city limits.. Pate said
the company is willing to enter
into a voluntary annexation
Property located between the
Gulf County Canal and Industrial
Road will be zoned light industri-
al and commercial and property
located off the eastern side of
Industrial Road will be zoned light
industrial, according to Pate.
Several areas will'be excluded in
the annexation effort including
the Material Transfer, Inc. proper-
ty, Premier Services, Townsend.
Marine, and several other smaller
The board voted 5-0 to pro-
ceed with the effort and will begin
The medical alert for West
Nile Virus and Eastern Equine
Encephalitis continues through-
out 28 counties in North Florida.
Neither of the diseases have
been confirmed to be present in
Gulf County to-date. Both have
ben found in some surrounding
counties and testing is currently
being conducted on a total of
eight birds found dead in Gulf
County over the past few weeks.
Gulf County Health Director
Doug Kent notes that it takes four
weeks for testing to be completed
on birds to see if they have been
Infected by West Nile Virus and
Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The
first test results should be
received within one and one-half
weeks. Just because dead birds
were found does not mean they
have been infected by the viruses,
Anyone who does locate dead
birds is asked to report It to the
Gulf County Sheriffs Office or the
Gulf County Health Department.
Birds have to be fresh in order to
be tested (died within a 24 hour
period) and should be placed in a
plastic bag and refrigerated until
they are turned over to authori-
ties, according to Kent. Testing of
dead birds is a vital way to keep
up with the spread of West Nile
Virus and Eastern Equine
advertising the additional acreage
as soon as the final map work is
GAC TaktIg On Water-
The city buildings, located on
Peters Street, that house the Gulf
County Association for Retarded
Citizens are taking on water.
Program Director Diane
Harrison approached the board
explaining that roof and founda-
tion problems are making it diffi-
cult to win the battle with water
and carry on business at the
same time. Harrison acknowl-
edged that the GARC has a lease
that obligates them to be respon-
sible for upkeep and told the
board. "We're not here for money."
What she did request of the
board was assistance to receive
possible grant monies through
city applications, because of its
ownership. Board members and
Harrison discussed several
options including USDA Rural
Development grant funds and
FEMA assistance. The board
appeared willing to help as much
, as possible.
(See PORT ST. JOE on Page 6A)
It is not unusual to find dead
birds. Nor does their discovery
mean that these diseases were the
cause of death. The only way to
know for sure is to do the testing.
Human infection has been
documented in North Florida, but
none in close proximity to Gulf
Kent said that the West Nile
Virus is usually not an Issue for
healthy people. Older adults and
immune deficient persons should
be very careful with their expo-
sure to mosquitoes.
The Florida Department of
Health has extended a previous
medical alert for these diseases to
include the following counties:
Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia,
Duval, Hamilton, Lafayette,
Nassau, St. Johns, Suwannee
The alert continues to be in
effect for Okaloosa, Santa Rosa,
Walton, Holmes, Washington,
Jackson, Bay, Calhoun, Gulf,
Franklin, Liberty, Gadsden,
Wakulla, Leon, Jefferson, Madi-
son and Taylor counties.
With the first human cases of
EEE and WN recently being dis-
covered in Florida, the
(See TESTING on Page 6A)
8 Birds Being Tested
For W.N. and E.E.E.
PAGE TWO THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001 '
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FH e444 Dow/4 Wit4 KeC4 by Kesley Colbert
1 He Gave Me The "Want To"!
Just When We
Thought It Was Over
There were no big surprises when Florida's Attorney General
Robert A. Butterworth released his opinion on whether Gulf
should include inmate numbers when figuring for new voting dis-
Butterworth states, "I am of the opinion that the prison popu-
lation must be included." That is not what I wanted to hear, nor
is it what 100% of the people to which I've spoken or from which
I have heard from wanted to hear. Why, even the folks that I've
conversed with who said they felt the attorney general would rule
this way don't agree with the concept.
In the attorney general's opinion, he points to Florida legisla-
tors saying this is a legislative issue controlled by state law, and
they, the legislators, may wish to consider whether prison popu-
lation should be included in population counts for redistricting
Now just because the attorney general said it's so does not
make it so; but, he certainly carries more weight than I do. I have
to agree with him though. I can certainly see in very large coun-
ties and in the case of legislative and state-wide redistricting,
where counting prison population has minimal or no impact on,
the demographics of the community or those districts.,
This is not the case in small rural counties and has not been
addressed by the legislature or the attorney general. How anyone
can compare counting children, who can't' vote yet, who live in
households across the county, and are ,equally distributed with
their parents, to prisoners, who also can't vote and reside "invol-
untarily" within one small area, as being somewhat similar in sit-'
uations and circumstances, is way beyond my simple reasoning.
power. I guess it's just the way it is.
Gulf County commissioners, in a close 3-2 vote, decided they
would stick to their earlier decision not to count inmate numbers
regardless of the attorney general's opinion. They also agreed to
adopt Scenario 17A with a slight revision-moving all of the
Overstreet (Precinct 4) community into District 3, rather, than
dividing the area between Districts 2 and 3.
Does this mean it's over? Who knows?
The commissioners who voted in favor of the board's stance
stated they were following the will of the people (Barnes, Fox, and
Peters), while those who supported following the opinion of the
attorney general (Traylor and McLemore) insisted that following
the interpretation of the law should take precedence.
These are two good reasons to vote the way they (the board)
voted. Finding the balance between what the people feel is right
and what is the intent of Florida law obviously is not as simple as
black and white.
No one I've spoken with, including several legal minds, ever
imagined that the attorney general would be so definitive with his
response on this issue. There could very possibly be a day in the
not-too-distant future when the county is challenged on this
question once again, either through legal challenge or: through
My concerns and desires on a personal level remain.the same
regardless of whether we are eventually forced to count prisoners
or not. Gulf County's citizens deserve like district boundaries in
both the school board and county commission. Those new bound-
aries should not give the appearance of gerrymandering or be
based on political strategies and spite, but rather what is best for
the people whom both boards serve.
Jimmy Conway may have summed up my feeling best when he
stated during the board's special meeting Monday that-"It's time
to get this petty stuff behind us."
We seem to have taken an all too familiar confrontational
stance on this subject. In my experiences in watching these
things build in years past, nobody ever wins in these sort of
battles. In fact, we all usually end up losing, or looking foolish.
Whatever happens in days to come, I hope the boards, and
just as importantly, the public's input will change from this
mood of confrontation-cause like ol' .Conway said, we've got a
lot more important business to take care of.
I read where Arnold Palmer
said he might cut back on his play-
ing schedule. He was embarrassed
by a round in the 80s at the recent
Senior British Open.
Heck, I shoot a round in the
80s and I take my first wife out to
Now listen. I know everything
is relative. And Mr. Palmer's stan-
dards when it comes to golf ain't
exactly the same as mine. He has
entertained and thnlled mJillions
with his playing skills since the
mid-fifties. I haven't killed anyone
on the golf course-that I know ofl
And we all understand that
age has diminished his ability to
perform at his former level. But let
me tell you something, he could
swing and miss and I would pay to
go see it! I grew up reading about
his relentless charges down the
fairways of far away places like
Augusta and Pebble Beach and St.
He was Jack Armstrong in
SWe didn't know a thing about
golf back then. We'd never even
seen a real golf course! The game
was for the wealthy. Truck drivers'
sons helped on the farm. We could
pick up a hundred bales of ha in
the length of time it would take to
play a round of golf ....
Arnold Palmer changed our
thinking. For some unexplainable
reason-maybe the way he confi-
dently climbed into a green side
bunker, or hitched up his pants
before knocking one stiff, or stait-
ed walking after a good shot-. ven
before it landed-he seemed more
like one of us than one of them.
And he didn't back offl Winl,
lose or draw, he played everyshebt
full out! Lay up wasn't in 'his
vocabulary. He played gplf with ,a
zest that captivated us and
drew us to a sport we knew notli-
ing about .... .
We took to wrapping tape
around a marble and hitting It
with a croquet mallet. We dug
holes in the back yard and stuck
Calumet Baking Soda cans in .the
ground for cups. We fought over
which one of us got to be Arnold
You can imagine our joy when
Mr. Ben Everett and4 Mr. Jolhn
Padgett and some others decided
to build a golf course out behirid
Carroll Lake. I was just barely in
my teens when I stepped onto my
first real golf course! It wasn't .the
TPC at Sawgrass mind you, but it
had greens and fairways and little
mounds to mark where you start-
ed each hole. And they had care-
fully fenced off all the cows. -
\Ve stood around a few min-
utes and watched Roe Alexander
and Joe Gooch hit off of the first
tee. Those were the, first live"
swings we had ever seen. Shoot;.it
didn't look too hard! We rented a
set of clubs, Leon asked Mr.
Padgett, "Where is the first tee .
and what is the course record?"
and we were offi
We took a few practice swings,
had a pretty good fight over who
was going to be Arnold Palmer anid
attacked that first hole like
General Patten moving toward the
Rhine. We adapted our baseball
swings as best we could and start-
ed hitting golf balls all over the
place! You may not believe this but
golf is not as easy as it looks!
I think I had a twenty-three on
the first hole I ever played. And I
lost two balls. And hit a road sign,
a pond and two trees that someone
had thoughtlessly left on the
course .... and a cow that, as you
Mr. Palmer doesn't want 1to
talk embarrassment with me. I
have swung and missed! I teed off
on the seventh hole in the Carroll
Lake Golf Classic in 1973 and hit
the ball between my legs. It
rolled to a stop under a water cool-
er about ten feet directly behind
me. When the laughter died down
to a dull roar David Mark remind-
ed me that it was still my turn.
I have hit cars in the parking
lot. I have driven into the foursome
on the adjoining fairway. I have
(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)
Local Property Tax Time Creeps "Up" On Us Again!
IT'S PROPERTY VALUATION
time again and the governing
boards are salivating over the
windfall of extra taxes they are
going to have available to preside
From what I read in the
paper, every governing body is
going to raise taxes, apparently
just because they can; just
because the law allows them to do
so. I know everybody wants more
money to spend. Even me! But I
have no largess forcing itself on
me, giving me an extra 15% or so.
I am one of those unlucky
ones who is stuck on a fixed
income. My income didn't
increase this year in order to
make it possible to absorb a tax
I suspect, now that the paper
mill has shut down, that there
are a fair number of citizens in
Port St. Joe and Gulf County who
are in the same boat. We have
changed from a county of high
wage earners to a county of
retired people and retired people
are, for the most part, on fixed.
We're trying to figure out how
to pay for that extra prescription
we need to maintain some sem-
blance of good health; not pay
IF THE VARIOUS commis-
sions could be satisfied with the
extra money being generated by
new construction in the county, it
wouldn't be so bad. But, no, they
all must opt for a tax increase, on
top of the extra dollars they will
have at their disposal.
The way I read the figures
Published Every Thursday at 209-211 Reid Avenue
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by The Star Publishing Company oF Port St. Joe, Inc.
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Wesley R. Ramsey . . . Editor Emeritus
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which were printed in the paper,
all but two governing bodies have
$118 million available. to levy
That's a bunch of money.
That will generate a bunch of
tax dollars, right by itself
Just such a situation as we
find ourselves in at the present
time, is the exact reason I have
harped on looking at the qualifi-
cations of our various commis-
sioners we vote for and get some
with a modicum of business acu-
WE HAVE THE ability to tax
ourselves into the poorhouse, if
Send Address Change to:
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Port St. Joe, FL 32457-0308
Phone (850) 227-1278.
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PAID AT PORT ST. JOE, FL 32457
we're not careful. Just because
we have a valuation dollar or two "
available to back uip extra taxes,
is no reason. to go out hunting
something to 'pend it on.
President George Bush, all
through his campaign, hit on the
theme, "Tax money belongs to the
people in the first place; the gov-
ernment is just a caretaker of a
;portion of it."
Nobody well, hardly any-
body begrudges paying their
fair share of taxes; but only their
When it comes to the paying
of taxes, just so government can
have all the things it wants; there
is where -the line should be
drawn. None of us have every-
thing we desire because our earn-
ings are finite. We are limited to
the amount of money we have to
spend whether or not we are on a
We don't expect our governing
bodies to practice stinginess in
our services, but we do expect
them to practice some portion of
frugality in the handling of OUR
I KNOW I HAVE AN easy life
and I have little problem living
within my available finances, but
I certainly don't have a stash set
aside to feet any expense, no
matter what-it may be.
I don't think there are many
people, living in our county, who
do have an unlimited of money.
Even our commissioners!
So, why not use a little bit of
the tax request axe on- some of
the increase? Why not measure
every expenditure request by the
yardstick of you, yourself, out of
your pocket, having to pay each
request before you say "OK".
I realize people want more
and more money in their pay-
checks. I realize the state govern-
ment is requiring more and more
expenditures on the county level.
I realize machinery wears out and
has to be replaced.
SUBSCRIPTIONS INVARIABLY PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
IN COUNTY- $20.00i IN COUNTY- $13.00 SIX MONTHS
OUT OF COUNTY $30.00 YEAR OUT OF COUNTY $20.00 SIX MONTHS
TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements
the publishers do rot hold themselves liable for damage further than.
amount received for such advertisement.
The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed
word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely
asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The
spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. I
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I also realize that part of
these state requests are not "set
in stone". Some of these replace-
ments of machinery are not
replacements, but are instead, "in
place of", just because we may
As a "for instance";, the cur-
rent rage for a new voting system.
Florida wasn't the only state with
voting problems; it was just the
only state where it was evident
that a better way might be need-
WE HAVE NOT HAD a taxing
"crisis" for a few years, now. We
have. rocked along pretty well,
counting on our properties'
increased valuation to provide us
with the needed increases and
everybody was happy. Now, We
come along with a year in which
the increased property valuation
is a windfall! Must we also add a
sizeable tax increase-must .we
add ANY tax Increase to it? 5n tt
we manage without it? j
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001
language of the statutes concern-
ing redistricting is very clear.
.Judge Has to Approve Plan
'Because of Consent Decree
Contained in Butterworth's
written opinion, he also brought
up the fact that Gulf County is
under a 1986 consent decree that
establishes district boundaries as,
part' of a federal lawsuit which
created single member. districts
arid a minority district.
Butterworth stated that those
conditions must be followed until
such time, that the agreement is
The board's attorney
explained that whatever scenario
the board formally adopted for the
county,,it would have to be taken
before a federal judge for his
approval before it could be legally
adopted in order to be within the
provisions of the consent decree.
During these discussions,
Commissioner Jerry Barnes final-
ized the feeling of board members
.when he. commented, "If we're
gping to have to go to court any-
way, then I'm going to represent
Several people in attendance
also voiced their opinions con-
V cerning the attorney general's
Republican Party Chairman
Gary Ross said the party would
take up the question with legisla-
tors in the next session.
Charles Doyle pointed to the
amendments of the constitution
which states that representation
shall be reduced for those
involved in crime.
Allen Cox suggested the
board consider looking at a com-
promise scenario (#16) that seems
to fit the criteria of the opinion,
but takes a sensitive look at the
Highland View (Precinct #5) and
Port St. Joe (Precinct #12) areas.
Marion Hough questioned the
attorney general's case law list-
ings and county's legal insurance
Jimmy Conway urged the
board to "get together" and put
the petty stuff behind them so the
county could get on with more
Ben Pridgeon said the attor-
ney general is an elected official
and not a judge. Comparing
counting prisoners to the Boston
Tea Party, he said, "I'm ready to
throw the tea overboard."
. Commissioner McLemore
made a motion to count inmates
population in redistricting num-
His motion was seconded by
Commissioner Billy Traylor, bas-
ing it on. the attorney general's
opinion. Commissioners Barnes,
Thel Gulf County
Development Agency will hold a spe-
2001, at 12:00 noon to discuss the
:reappOrtionment of the Enterprise
:Zone. The meeting will be held at the
Robert M. Moore Administration
.Building, Room 307, at the Gulf County
Courthouse Complex. All interested
parties are welcomed to attend.
SlIc, August 9, 2001
cial meeting Thursday,
Fox, and Peters objected to the
motion which failed 2-3.
The board also decided to
approve Scenario #17A, with one
revision to be formally advertised
for adoption, as new county dis-
trict boundaries. The board had
approved #17A during its last
meeting in July. The revision calls
for all of Precinct #4, Overstreet,
to be placed in District 3.
Overstreet was 1000b in
From Page 1
District 2. Scenario #,17A moved
areas from the Intracoastal
Waterway south into District, 3,
and the remaining portion would
stay in District 2. Commissioner
Traylor asked that the line be
moved so as not to split the
precinct. The board agreed and
unanimously voted to accept.
The board attorney will work
out the legal description for the
redistricting adjustments which
All 'r" to. '
Si t .
have time to get another proposal
through the processes., ; This
would likely force the board to
revert back to its current bound-
aries until *the next odd year,
since Florida law requires redis-
tricting be done in odd (non-elecT
tionr) years only.
After the board's meeting,
McFarland also noted that if the
federal judge so desired, it would
be within his authority to redraw
county district lines as he inthter-
prets the consent decree to
Kesley From Page
chipped into the club swimming
pool. I have been so far back in the
woods that a Tarzan yell was more
appropriate than "fore." I once
relocated an entire sand trap.
I've gotten to where I won't
even play those courses where
they let idiots build houses right,
out next to the fairway. I've busted
screens, broken windows, bounced
Titleists off roofs, had to play shots
out of planters ....
I've had playing partners get
behind trees and lay down when it
was my turn. There are courses
that sound the siren when I drive
up. quit playing with my sons
when they started beating me on a
regular basis-that happened
when they reached age seven.
Cathy went out to watch me play-
I once hit a shot that broke a
guy's kneecap in the group -that
was coming off the green behind
me! I didn't get my drive up and I
pushed it a tad to the right. It hit
the concrete hole marker and rico-
cheted straight back. Poor guy
rolled around in pain for thirty
minutes. And boy, was he mad! He
had to play the rest of the round
out of his cart!
So, Mr. Palmer, let me set you
straight on a couple of things. You
could never embarrass yourself,
us, or the game of golf. I don't care
what you shoot! You have meant
too much to too many for so long!
Listen, admiration and adoration
won't win you a green jacket--but
it's better than a poke in the eye
with a broken putter shaft!
Thank- you on behalf of ,a
And if you still have some
moments of frustrauon, come play
a round with me. My game will
make you feel like it's 1960 and
you are striding up the 18th at
Augusta with a forty-two stroke
Still In Awe.
ia s i
0 hat may touch you the most-
, a W about this wonderful place
is that so little has been touched
| at all. Here at WindMark BeachM
the timelessness of old Florida is
Sthoughtfully recalled. From authentic
| coastal architecture, to the unspoiled,,
shell-strewn beach and abundance
of wildlife. Indeed, it's all these things
M that make living here so special.
" WindMark Beach. Located on an
undiscovered part of Nlorthwest
Florida's Gulf Coast.,
Homesites from $1oo,opo6
to over $400,000.
Beachsie B E A C H.sM
Beachside of Highway 98, two miles north of Port St. Joe.
For more information, please call
85o-227-9001 or t6ll-free i-866-i27-9007.
S aSTIJOE company
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i 02001 The St. Joe Company. Arvida Community Sales, Inc., Licensed Real Estate Broker. "Arvida" "St. Joe*" and "Taking Flight" stylized logo are registered service marks. "WindMark Beach"" is a service mark of The St. Joe Company. Prices, plans, uses, dimensions, specifications, material and availability are subject to changewithout notice.:Arvida
aand St. Joe do not guarantee the obligations of unaffiliated builders who may build and sell homes in the WindMark Beach community. Ownership of a residence at WindMark Beach does not grant any use of or access to any clubs owned or operated by Arvida, all of which may require the purchase of a separate membership pursuant to each club's rules.
Bt Eligibility ro join a club depends on its rules, which are subject to change. This is not an offering of real property. Offers may be made only at the sales center for WindMark Beach. Void where prohibited by law or where there are other qualifications to advertising real property. Broker participation welcome.
will be formally advertised accord-
ing to state guidelines. After it has
been approved on the county
level, the district revision must
then be presented to a federal
judge for his approval or disap-
proval under the constraints
issued in the consent decree.
McFarland also cautioned the
board that if the judge kicks out
the redistricting plan, because of
inmate numbers or based on the
language in the consent decree, it
would likely happen so late in the
year- that, the board would not
Commissioners Peters and Traylor look over one scenario.
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners will dis-
cuss the following at their regular meeting, Tuesday,
August 14, 2001 at 6:00 p.m., E.T.
Variance.- George Newman, Jr. Parcel ID #3820-020R
The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these
matters. Information prior to the meeting can be obtained
from the Planning/Building Department at 850-229-8944.
S1Ic, August 9, 2001
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Focuses on Youth
This year, as the anticipation
grows for the annual Scallop
Festival to be held August 31st
through September 2nd, there are
many activities in planning for the
youth of the county.
The first activity, involving
the children, will be in conjunc-
tion with the local schools. An art
contest, entitled "Seaside
Delights," will provide the chil-
dren an opportunity to use their
imaginations in drawing what is
special to them about living on
the beautiful waterways which
A writing contest will serve as
a second school component, with
the theme, "Favorite Places to Go
in the County." This title will give .
children the opportunity to share
all of their special memories of
At the festival itself, a Winnie
the Pooh moonwalk will be there
for younger children. Pony rides,
face painting, balloon art, clowns, *
games, and kayak rides in the bay
will appeal to all.
The festive atmosphere and
lively music will make a great day
out for family members of all ages.
Additional games and crafts are
needed that will attract the chil-
dren of the community. Call the
Gulf County Chamber -of
Commerce at 227-1223.
GCCC Invites Community
Members to Perform
at Center for the Arts
Gulf Coast Community
College's Visual and Performing
Arts performing groups invite
interested citizens in the commu-
nity to join them for the 2001-
2002 school year in the newly
renovated Amelia G. Tapper
Center for the Arts.
The Masterworks Chorale
McLawhon Celebrates 89th
George McLawhon recently
celebrated his 89th birthday, with
his wife, Audra, at a dinner held
in his honor' at Captain
Anderson's Restaurant, hosted by
his daughter, Edith Godfrey and
her husband Rick of Port St. Joe.
Upon arriving at the dinner
table, he was totally surprised to
find waiting for him, his son
George, Jr. and wife Joy of Spring,
Texas, son Mike and wife Ada of
Overstreet, and son Donnie and
fiance Melissa of Louisville,
Kentucky along with several of his
George was also personally
welcomed by both of the Patronis
brothers and each shared some
memories/ of times gone by.
George was thrilled with his lob-
ster and the fact that his family
really hadn't forgotten his birth-
group performs classical compo-
sitions, as well as lighter works,
and is conducted by Judy
Harrison. The Chorale meets on
Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
The GCCC Concert Band,
conducted by Rusty Garner,
meets on Monday afternoons at
Individuals interested in join-
ing either of these groups may
attend and sign up at the first
rehearsal scheduled for August
20th at the time indicated above.
For additional information, call
Zachary Is One!
Zachary Tyler Ford celebrated
his first birthday July 11th at his
home in Toccoa,' Georgia, with
many. little friends, cousins,
aunts, uncles, parents and grand-
parents helping him celebrate.
Zachary is the son of Tyler
and Kristy Ford, grandson of
James and Lanelle George of Ivory
Coast, Africa, and Tom and
Dawne Ford of Port St. Joe.
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Evan Lee Joiner
Captain Anderson's owner Johnnie Patrol
George McLawhon (right) on his 89th birthday.
Welcomed to Family
Papa Joe and Grannie Ruby
Schell are proud to announce to
birth of their grandson, Evan Lee .
Joiner .was born in
Montgomery, Alabama on June
28th, weighing 8 pounds and four
ounces, and was 20 and one-
fourth inches long.
Proud parents are Robert and
Amber Davis of PSJHS Is 2001 Recipient
for Sonoco College Scholarship Program
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Women, Men and Children Welcome
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Call for Appointmentrs
Call 647-3683 or
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To Port St. Joe Hwy 98 To MexicoBeach
O Texaco OTe
Sonoco, based in Hartsville,
South Carolina, has awarded 10
college scholarships to children of
Sonoco employees in its United
States based operations. The
scholarships provide $2,000 per
year to students over four years of
Sonoco scholarship recipients
for 2001 are Amber Davis of Port
St.. Joe; Meredith Barfield. of
Findlay, Ohio; Ryan Swope,
Frankfort, Indiana; Katrinra
Jackson of Darlington, South
Carolina; Stephanie Kershner of
Florence, South Carolina; Ryan
Knight of Logan, Ohio; Henry
Lander, Jr. of Hartsville, South
Carolina; William Suski; II of
Hartsville, South Carolina;
Frances Taylor of Hartsville,
South Carolina; and Lindsay
Watford of Timmonsville, South
Amber Davis, of Port St. Joe,
is a graduate of Port St. Joe High
School. She will be attending
Flagler College in St. Augustine.
Davis plans to pursue an educa-
tion in pre-law and international
business. Her parents, Philip and
Peggi Davis, are employed with
Sonoco in Hartsville.
She is also the daughter of Bob
and Delores Windolf of Port St.
Si i Date: August 10 th
Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Gulf County Senior Citizens Center
in Port St. Joe
For more information, call Nancy at
227-3635 or 653-8078
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL *THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001 PAGE 5A
Try These Delicious Florida Seafood Recipes
NOTICE OF SMALL SCALE
MAP AMENDMENT LAND
-The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
:proposes to adopt by ordinance the following:
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPRE-
HENSIVE PLAN OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY AND' THROUGH PROCEDURES
REQUIRED FOR SMALL SCALE MAP AMEND-
MENTS PURSUANT TO AUTHORITY UNDER
STATE STATUTES SECTION 163.3187,
SPECIFICALLY CHANGING 10.0 ACRES OF A
PORTION OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 9
SOUTH, RANGE 11 WEST; 10 ACRES, 250 FT.
ON C. R. 30A; 1750 FT. DEPTH; ALSO
DESCRIBED AS THE EAST 250% FT. OF WEST
450 FT. OF EAST 700 FT. OF ORIGINAL LOT 1
LYING NORTH OF S.R. 30A ORB 135/227
FROM BETTY W. WEEKS FROM AGRICUL-
TURAL TO MIXED COMMERCIAL/RESIDEN-
TIAL LOW DENSITY PROVIDING AN EFFEC-
A Public Hearing on this ordinance will be held at the
Gulf County Board of County Commissioners meet-
ing .on Tuesday, August 14, 2001 at 6:00 p.m. EST,
Sin the Gulf County Commission Meeting Room at the
Gulf County Court House. A copy of the ordinance is
available for inspection at the Gulf County Court
House inr the Clerk's office.
2 tsp. white wine'
2 tsp. lemon juice
2 (8 oz. ea.) grouper fillets
1 Tbsp. butter V
1 clove garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
1 Tbsp. diced shallots
1 tsp. fresh parsley
4, oz. blue or stone crabmeat
Combine wine and lemon
juice and season fish fillets with
1/2 of the mixture. Broil fillets at
350 for 12 minutes. In a small
skillet, heat butter and saute
remaining wine mixture, garlic,
salt, pepper, shallots, parsley and
crabmeat. Arrange fillets on a
serving platter, place crabmeat on
top and cover with Key Lime
Key Lime Butter Topping
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/8 cup key lime juice
1/8 tsp. lemon herb
dash of white pepper
dash of salt
dash of frpsh parsley or dill
1/8 cup cornstarch
1/8 cup water
1/2 lb. butter, softened
In a medium saucepan, com-
bine cream, key lime juice, lemon
herb, pepper, salt, parsley and
wine and bring the mixture to a
boil. Blend cornstarch and water
until smooth, stir into the cream
mixture, add butter and continue
CONNIE RISINGER is accepting a limited number of
students for the Fall Term. Mrs. Risinger, who resides in
Mexico Beach, is a member of the Florida State Music
Teachers Association, Florida Federation of Music Clubs,
National Piano Guild, and Panama City Music Teachers
Association. Mrs. Risinger accepts students of all
ages and adults. She has a degree in piano
and voice and is a \well known successful
teacher throughout the state of Florida.
For details: PHONE 648-4041
to stir until smooth.
Pompano Baked In
Sour Cream Sauce
2 lbs. pompano, boned and
2 Tbsp. flour
1/2 stick butter
2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled
salt and pepper to taste -
1/2 cup grated cheddar
Sour Cream Sauce (prepare
Preheat oven to 350. Cut fish
fillets into 4 portions and roll in
flour. In a large skillet, melt 1/4
stick of butter and saute mush-
rooms for 4-5 minutes. Spoon
mushrooms on top of eggs. In the
same skillet, melt remaining but-
ter, add potatoes and cook until
tender. Arrange potatoes around
the fish, eggs eggs and mush-
rooms. Sprinkle with salt and
pepper. Pour Sour Cream Sauce
over casserole, then sprinkle top
with cheddar cheese. Bake for 20-
Sour Cream Sauce
1/2 stick butter
2 Tbsp. flour
1 cup meat or vegetable
1 cup sour cream
salt to taste
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I In a medium, saucepan, melt
, butter, then add flour and blend
until smooth. Gradually add
warmed stock, stirring to blend,
then add sour cream and blend
thoroughly. Add salt as desired
and simmer gently for 5-10 min-
Key Lime Pie
4 eggs, separated
1/2 cup key lime juice
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened con-'
1 (8-inch) graham cracker
crust pie .
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar '
1/3 cup sugar,..
In a medium mixing bovi, ,
beat egg yolks until light and& *
thick. Blend in lime juice and
milk, stirring until mixture thick-
ens. Pour mixture unto pie shell.
In a medium mixing bowl, beat
egg whites with cream of tartar
until stiff, gradually beat in sugar
and continue beautng until glossy
peaks form. Spread egg whites
over the surface of the pie to the
edge of the crust. Bake at 350: for
20 minutes or until golden brown.
Chill before serving. .
1/4 cup butter. melted
1 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 Tbsp. minced garlic., ,
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 lb. fresh lump crab, drained
2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
1/8 tsp. paprika .
1/8 tsp. red pepper :
In a large skillet. melt butter,
add onion, parsley and garlic and
saute until onions are tender. Stir
in wine and cook for one minute.
Add crabmeat, stir. then remove
S mixture from heat. Stir in mayon-
naise, paprika and red pepper
and pour into chafing dish. Serve
i \th melba rounds or spoon mix-
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supply iof' school materials and
door prizes that were provided by
individuals, businesses, and
organizations. A sincere thanks is
extended to George Duren .of
Duren's Piggly Wiggly. Citizens
Federal Bank. Tyndall Federal
Credit Union, IPA, the Gulf
County Sheriffs Department, and
many others for their support and
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Back to School
As students prepare to start a
new school year here in Port St.
Joe, many important factors are
to be considered that aids in the
success of academic and personal
growth. This past weekend the
organization" hosted the 12th
annual, Back-to-School Confer-
ence About Community Con-
.Three sessions began on
Thursday. August 2nd with local
city and school officials. commu-
nity religious leaders, and agen-
cies bringing greetings, remarks,
and information booths relative to
children and parents starting the
2001 school term with an attitude
conducive to good character
development and success in
Friday and Saturday work-
shop sessions focused on youth
empowerment through growth in
character and school success.
These workshops were held ..for
students and parents at each
grade level with discussions and
activities highlighting the impor-
tance of "spiritual growth," civic
awareness, social development,
and creative insights. The high
point of the third and closing ses-
sion was the forum panel made
up, of the. three local school
administrators,. parents, stu-
dents, support personnel, and
school board member.
The forum allowed each
stake-holder the opportunity to
ask questions and to state their
expectations from each ;entity this
coming year. School goals and
new codes were discussed and
explained through which better
communication was established.
director. Chester Gant. stated
that this year's conference was
remarkable in that it had the
highest over all..outh attendance
rate than previous conferences.
This year's conference was
hosted in partnership with the
North Port St. Joe Youth
Initiative, the Gulf County Health
Department. Boys to Men project.
the City Police Department. the
Washington Improvement Group,
and the NAACP.
PAGE 6A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001
Port St. Joe
In Other Business
*Opened request for propos-
als for possible parking In the
downtown area. One was received
from William Hendrix on a seven
lot section located on Williams
Avenue. The board is evaluating
*Agreed to a request from
Becky Wood, Constitution City
Business Association, to hold
"Halloween on Reid" on Tuesday
rather than on Wednesday (which
* is the 31st) because of church
*Agreed to a zoning request
from Bayside Lumber, which is
From Page 1A
purchasing the old St. Joe
Machine Company property and
building off of First Street in Port
St. Joe. The request is being
advertised before final approval.
*Commissioner David Horton
issued concerns about the
increase in cost being announced
by Mallard Cablevision. He ques-
tioned whether the board could go
out for RFP's to see if another
company might be interested in
locating in the area. Commis-
sioner Benny Roberts said times
were tough in that industry right
now since satellite dishes were
now as cheap or cheaper to oper-
ate than cable.
Barry From Page 1A
the storm was power outages in
Port St. Joe, Wewahitchka, and
other outlying areas. Power was
out in a portion of Port St. Joe for
approximately one and one-half
hours. This power grid included
the hospital. Wells commended
Florida Power Corporation crews
for braving the elements to get the
hospital back in service as quick-
ly as possible.
Portions of the ,City of
Wewahitchka and areas south of
*ewahitchka to White City were
without power for varying degrees
of time also. Some areas were
Misdiagnosis of Skin
You may be relieved when a skin
cancer biopsy comes back benign, but
should you be concerned about who is
reading your biopsy? Many patients
are not, often resulting in tragic and
Since a misdiagnosed skin cancer
biopsy can spread through the body
and be fatal if left untreated, dermatol-
ogists across the country are encourag-
ing managed care companies to send
biopsies to dermatopathologists doc-
tors specially trained in clinically diag-
nosing skin biopsies rather than gen-
eral pathologists for the accurate inter-
pretation of skin slides
A dermatopjathologist is board certi-
fied in either surgical pathology or
dermatology to interpret skin biopsy
'specimens microscopically and re-.
ceives training in an accredited surgi-
cal pathologN or dermatology program
for at least one year. However, ac-
Lcording to a recent srud3 by the Amer-
ican Academn of Dermatology, only
40 percent of managed care approved
labs allow derinatologists to send skin
biopsies to dermniatopathologists.
S"Under many managed care plans,
dermatologists are required to send
skin biopsies to a laboratory mandated
hbv the plan's contract rather than to
die laboratory of their choice." says
dermatologist Mark Lebwohl, M.D.,
Professor and Chairman, Department
of Dermnatology at Mt. Sinai School of
Medicine in Nev. York "When this
happens, there is no guarantee that a
dermatopathologist is interpreting the
skin biopsN and any pathologist. re-
gardless of experience. can end up
reading these slides."
While managed care companies may
save a little money up front by sending
skin biopsies to laboratories that only
emplo\ pathologists. they will end up
spending large sums of money to treat
severe, life-threaiening conditions -
such as melanoma that could have
without power for two to three
hours. A section of the Cape was
also reported to have been with-
out power for some time Monday.
The only real structural dam-
age of any significance reported
was to a home in Wewahitchka. A
tree fell across power lines and
pulled the service weather head
causing minor damage to the
Some flash flooding was also
reported in downtown Port St.
Joe, causing some minor water
damage to businesses.
Cancer Can Be Fatal
been avoided if a dermatopathologist
had been used to analyze the speci-
'In the most serious cases, a skin
cancer biopsy that is misdiagnosed as
benign can spread throughout the body
and be fatal if left untreated. Dr.
Lebwohl cites one case in which a
pigmented lesion was biopsied as-be-
nign, but when the referring dermatol-
ogist, pressed for a review by a d. s
matopathologist. the diagnosis came
back as melanoma, the deadliest form
of skin cancer. Without the interpreta-
tion of the dermatopathologist. this
serious malignancy %would not have
been recognized and could have been
More than 1.3 million new cases of
skin cancer w ill be diagnosed in the
,U.S. each year. In 2000 alone, there
will be about 47,700 new cases of
melanoma and 7.700 deaths will be
attributed to the disease.
For more information, contact the
American Academy of Dermatology at
(888'i 462-DERM or visit www.aad.org.
From Page 1A
Department of Health continues
to urge all Floridians to take pre-
cautions against mosquito bites.
DOH is recommending the follow-
Avoid outdoor activities
between dusk and dawn when
mosquitoes are likely to be look-
ing for blood meals;
If you must be outdoors when
mosquitoes are active, cover up
by wearing shoes, socks, long
pants and long-sleeved shirts;
Use mosquito repellent; and,.
Eliminate stagnant water in
birth baths and any other
receptacles in which mosqui-
toes might breed.
For more information on
arboviral encephalitis, visit the
DOH Bureau of Epidemiology's
arbovirus website at l\IyFlorida.
com (click on Health and Human
Services, then Consumers-
Diseases and Conditions, then
Arboviral Encephalitis) or http://
call the Bureau's hotline at 1-
888-880-5782 for recorded infor-
From Page 1A
on Friday evening, to accompany
those diners and dancers, who
will enjoy the scenic view of Lake
On Saturday, the Calvary
Bluegrass Band will be playing
and singing throughout the day
featuring several vocalists and the
New Hope Missionary Youth
The famed Scottish Pipt and
Drum band, the. Scottish Country
Dancers, the Big River Boot
. Scooters and the Emerald Coast
Line Dancers will also entertain
you. The Wewahitchka High
School band and cheerleaders will
make their premiere performance -
this, season. .
Some of the exhibits you will
see are classic and custom cars,
motorcycles, radio controlled and,
experimental airplanes and a dis-
play of new boats and motors.
Now if you think this Is great,
add the honorable Bev Kilmer as a
speaker for their "little city with a
So if this sounds interesting,
go and join them at the
Wewahitchka Catfish Festival.
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Listen, sing, dance and reminisce to all of your a
favorite Top 10 Rock 'N Roll and Country hits a
Jl from the 50's, 60's, 70's & 80's.
Mon Open Open Open
Tue Regan's Pub & St. Joe Beach 8 to 11
J Oyster Bar EDST ;
Wed Open Open Open J"
Thu Open Open Open
Fri DockSide Port St. Joe 7 to 10
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J2 Sat DockSide Port St Joe 7 to 10 J
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The Downtown Redevelop-
ment Agency will hold its, monthly
meeting on Tuesday, August
14th, at 6:15 p.m., ET. The meet-
ing will be held at Preble-Rish,
Inc., located at 401 Reid Avenue
in Port St. Joe. All members are
urged to attend.
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DOG FLY SEASON IS FAST APPROACHING.
PLEASE REMOVE ALL BEES FROM
GULF COUNTY COASTLINE. SPRAYING WILL
PROBABLY COMMENCE IN SEVERAL WEEKS.
PLEASE CALL (850) 227-1401, GULF, COUNTY
PUBLIC WORKS/GULF COUNTY MOSQUITO CONTROL
TO NOTIFY US OF THE REMOVAL QF YOUR BEES.
I - -
No LICENSE To MOTOR
Paul L. Potts, 35, of Port St.
Joe, was arrested by Port St. Joe
.Police Department Officer Ross
Yqwell on Wednesday, August 1st,
at, approximately 4:21 p.m. for
driving while his license was sus-
pended or revoked.
Potts was taken into custody
without incident and transported
to: the Gulf County Jail to await
MULTIPLE CHARGES FILED ON PAIR
: Michael Ray Whitfield, 27, of
Tallahassee, and Geraldine A.
Newcomb, 28, of Mississippi, were
arrested on Saturday, August
4th, at approximately 4:25 a.m.
by Officer James Norris.
Whitfield was arrested for dri-
ving while his license was sus-
pended or revoked, failure to
alpear to answer the charge of
driving while license suspended
or revoked, and an active warrant
for fraudulent use of a credit card.
Newcomb was arrested for
giving a false name/identification
while being lawfully detained, bat-
tery on law enforcement officer,
resisting arrest with violence, an
active warrant for violation of pro-
bation, and failure to appear to
answer the charge of no valid dri-
Both Whitfield and Newcomb
were transported to the Gulf
County Jail. Newcomb became
combative at the jail and had to
be physically restrained and
placed in a cell.
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE GULF
COUNTY JAIL .
Tuesday, July 31st-Brenda
Warner, 37, W/F, of Port St. Joe,
failure to appear (re: worthless
checks); Timothy E. Hawkins, 45,
W/M, of Port St. Joe, grand theft;
and Carl Wilson, 40, W/M, of
Apalachicola, driving while
license suspended or revoked.
Thursday, August 2nd-
Jeramy Dunaway, 18, W/M, of
Wewahitchka, violation of pre-
trial release; and Brandon Lewis,
20, W/M, of Port St. Joe, violation
of probation (re: lewd and lascivi-
Friday, August 3rd-Phillip
Allen, 39, W/M, of Wewahitchka,
boating under the influence; Allen
Nelson, 40, W/M, of Wewahitch-
ka, failure to appear (re: aggravat-
ed child abuse); Carrie Causey,
24, W/F, of Wewahitchka, failure
to appear (re: no vehicle registra-
tion); Phillip Welch, 35, W/M, of
Port St. Joe, attaching a tag not
assigned; and Stephen Willerson,
42, W/M, of Dalkeith, child sup-
Sunday, August 5th-David
C. Whitfield, 20, W/M, of Howard
Creek, possession of marijuana-
and possession of paraphernalia;
James- C. Watts, 40, W/M, of
Howard Creek, driving while
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Council to Meet
: The Gulf County Juvenile
Justice Council will be meeting
Thursday, August 16th, at 4:00
p.m. ET, at the Gulf County
Library, in Port St. Joe.
Membership is open to the public.
Anyone is welcome, and is
encouraged to attend. For further
details and information, please
contact Don Washabaugh at 850-
Prior to the Juvenile Justice
Council meeting, the
Calhoun/Gulf Domestic Violence
Council meets at 3:00 p.m. The
public is also encouraged to
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001 PAGE 7A
Recertification August 15th
Certification for Wewahitchka
commodity recipients will take
place on Wednesday, August 15th
from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CT,
at the old Gulf County courthouse
in Wewahitchka. Those in
Wewahitchka whose cards have
expired should bring their neces-
sary papers on that day to recerti-
The commodity office in room
303 of the Robert M. Moore
Administrative Building at the
courthouse in Port St. Joe is open
Monday through Friday (except
holidays) from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00
p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00
p.m. ET for certification.
Please note that the next
commodity distribution will be in
October. For further information,
feel free to call 229-9114, 639-
5068 or 639-5069.
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227-1670 On C-30A South of Port St. Joe
New Hours: Tuesday Thursday: 1 2-8 p.m.
Friday Saturday: 12-9 p.m. Closed Monday
Open Sundays Starting May 27th
1:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Until after Labor Day
would like to welcome
Thursday, August 9th
-- 8:00 till
Corner 1st St.
In Downtown P
'Karoake on Wednesday and Saturday
("w a' A/A' j each Wednesday
, Friday ..APPIY IlOURl" from 5 to 7
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There will be a meeting at the
Highland View Fire Department,
Monday, August 13, 2001 at 6:00
p.m., E.T., for the residents of
Highland View. Discussion will be
held on various topics that are of
concern to the Highland View
Community. All interested persons
are invited to attend.
Commissioner Carl Fox
1tc, August 9, 2001
. 1 ,
PAGE 8A THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001
2001-2002 School Year
Eementfy a-d Secondar Fatea iaeti'e
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this Upcoming 2001-2002 School Year Middle
Twenty-five million students the school bus. them in Tallahassee at 850-878-
ride on buses during the school For additional information on 6080, in Apalachicola at 653- School
year. The Capital Area Chapter of how to prepare for disasters or to 3952, in Monticello at 342-0211, School
the American Red Cross encour- learn how your neighborhood in Bristol at 643-2339 or in Perry N
ages families to discuss school could become a Disaster Resistant at 584-6663, or visit the web site
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low these safety tips-they can
help prevent injury:
*Line up facing the school bus
door, not along the side of the the
*Don't play in the street while
waiting for the school 'bus.
*Carry your belongings in a
backpack or book bag.
*Never reach under a bus to
get anything that has rolled or
*After getting off the school
bus, move immediately onto the
sidewalk or road shoulder, out of
*Wait for a signal from the
bus driver before you cross the
street. Walk at least 10 steps away
from the front of the bus so that
the driver can see you.
*Never cross the street behind
School anticipates yet another
tremendously. productive year.
WES teachers reported to work on
Thursday, August 2nd. They
spent one day in service training
and three days working in their
,-classrooms preparing for the
" coming school year.
WES students will be return-
ing to an "A" school on Thursday,
August 8th. Their hard work and
diligence last year in preparing for
the state-wide standardized test,
the FCAT. earned them a very.
Coveted position among the high-
est-rated schools in the state; a
fact which students, teachers and
parents can be very proud.
There will be a few changes in
the faculty at WES 'this year.
Three teachers, Lori Hast, Sue
McDaniel and Diane Weherley
accepted teaching positions near-
er to their homes. It was difficult
to say good-bye to these devoted
teachers. We are certain they will
go on to become wonderful assets
to the faculties of their respective
schools and we wish them all the
Veteran kindergarten teacher,
Nadine Whitfield, has joined the
ranks of the retired. She too will
be greatly missed, but promises to
visit us often. We hope that she
finds much joy in her retirement
as she provided to the many
youngsters that had the privilege
of passing through her classroom.
WES guidance counselor,
Pam Lister, has embraced a new
challenge. Lister will serve as
middle school coordinator as
efforts are being made to address
the need for a middle school in.
our area. -She has an awesome
task before her but is uniquely
qualified and certain to be most
instrumental in addressing the
needs of our middle school stu-
dents., Principal designees, Bill
Carr and Lori Price, will share the
responsibilities .of the guidance
counselor office at WES this year.
They are grateful to know that
Lister is "just down the road," and
realize that our loss is WMS's
gain. We wish these three educa-
tors the best in their new roles.
Each school day officially.
begins at 7:55 each morning and
we would like to remind parents
that the school provides no super-
vision prior to 7:30. While it is
important that students are not
tardy and have the opportunity to
eat breakfast in our cafeteria if
desired, we ask that they not
arrive on campus exceedingly
Students who ride the bus in
the afternoon are dismissed at
2:30 while those who walk or are
picked up by parents, are dis-
missed shortly thereafter, about
2:40. For safety reasons, those
students not riding a bus will not
be dismissed until the buses have
cleared the campus. We ask that
parents support us in the endeav-
(See WES on Page 9A)
0 -.- Faith Christian School
Welcome to the 2001-2002
school year at Faith Christian
School. We are looking forward to
a great year.
Teachers are meeting this,
week, volunteers have been paint-
ing and. cleaning, and a new hall
floor is being laid in the elemen-
tary building. We are getting
ready for orientation, which will
be Monday, August 13th. If you
are unsure of the time slot for
your student, please call the office
Parents, remember, that we
need up-to-date health and
immunization records, on all our
students. If you haven't taken
care of this, please do so right
We want to introduce two new
teachers to you and to tell you
about our returning instructors.
Carla McGeehee will be teaching
the third grade class this year,
and Kathie Sarmiento will be
teaching math and science in
grades four through eight. We are
so very thankful to have these
ladies join our teaching staff.
Mazie Stone is taking over the
secretarial and bookkeeping
duties, and Sheryl Bradley is
moving from physical education
to the three year-old kindergarten
group. Beth Taylor will be work-
ing with the two-year olds as well
as history class for gradesda-
and five. -
Debbie Burch will be return-
ing to her four-year old class and
Terri Nelson will continue to teach
School begins each day at '
7:50. We have a new tardy/atten-
dance policy, so help your child
arrive on time to school each day.
Students arriving on campus
before 7:45 are to report to the
gym until the bell rings at 7:50.
Those qualifying for reduced
priced lunch will pay 40 cents and
full price lunches are $1.75. To
qualify for free or reduced lunch
you will need to complete a form
and return it to school within ten
days. Forms are available from
your child's teacher or in the front
If you have any questions
concerning bus stops, please call
the bus barn at 227-1204.
Supply lists will be sent home
with your child. Please' send
these supplies to school as soon
New Dismissal Time
Our first bus students, walk-.
ers, bike riders and car riders will
be dismissed at 2:15. Second bus
students will be dismissed at
2:25. Please drive carefully!
Prior to school starting,
please discuss with your child
where they will be picked up in
the afternoon. If there are any
changes, please discuss these
changes with your child.
Parents are asked to review
bicycle. safety with your child.
Remember, a helmet is required
when riding a bike.
If you need to check in/out
your child from school you must
sign them in/out in the front
office. Do not go to their class-
room. This is for the safety of
your child. Thank you for your
the K-5 students. Alicia Williams
will be helping the kindergarten
Brenda Robershaw and Mabel
Hodges will be back in grades one
and two, arid Sherry Davidson
will teach language arts and read-
ing in grades four through eight.
Bill Taylor teaches the older stu-
dents Bible and history.
Several parents have volun-
teered to help with physical edu-
cation and with the younger chil-
dren. We will tell you more about
them in future articles.
We ask our readers to pray
with us for all our needs: teachers
and staff, students and parents,
finances, physical safety, spiritual
growth, and academic excellence.
We are looking forward for a year
of many blessings. "Thou
crownest the year with thy good-
ness...." Psalms 65:11.
SCHOOLS ARE OPEN AGAIN!
dents, is another part of our cur-
riculum in which we take great
Anew county-wide dress code
for middle and high schools was
mailed home to every Port St. Joe
Middle School family the week of
July 23rd. The Star also earned a
front page article concerning the
new dress code in their July 26th
edition. Please call the school, or
come by, if you have any ques-
tions about this new policy.
There is one new face on Port
St. Joe Middle School's veteran
staff in school year 2001-02. Mr.
Sandy Quinn, a 1993 graduate of
Port St. Joe High School, and a
2000 graduate of Florida A&M:
University, has been hired to;
teach in our exceptional educa-i
tion department. We welcome:
Sandy to our school family.
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By: Carolyn Whitten
The bells will ring, but on a
slightly different schedule. The
sixth graders will return to one
more new class to make it to on
time, a new dress code, a veteran
faculty returns almost intact from
the 00-01 school year. These are
some of the items making news at
Port St. Joe Middle School this
The new bell schedule is the
result of the need to add a reading
course for all students in grades
seven and eight. In order to
address this need, a seventh peri-
od was added to the school day.
This only lengthened the day by
one minute, and school will still
dismiss at 2:36 this year. The first
bell in the morning still rings at
7:55 a.m. and the tardy bell for
first period .will ring at 8:00 a.m.
Parents should consult page five
of your student's planner for par-
ticulars related to the new bell
Another result of adding a
seventh period to make a reading
class reality for all students, was
sixth graders also needed a sev-
enth class. An exploratory wheel
experience has been added for
sixth graders. SLxth graders will
have one semester of Computer
and one semester of a new offer-
ing called Life Choices. In Life
Choices students will address the
following topics: goal setting, how
to be successful in middle school,
career choices, dealing with peer
pressure on many fronts, and
health and fitness issues. Moving
our basic computer wheel to sixth
grade should benefit our students
as they use computers to prepare
reports and projects. Our
exploratory wheel program, and
the e\xpenences it offers dur stu- .
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Adult School Provides Individualized Instruction
Gulf County Adult School
offers Adult Basic Education and
High School completion courses
throughout the year at several
locations in the county. The
school provides an individualized
program; therefore, students can
enroll at anytime during the year
and work at their own pace.
Adult Education is a program
which enables you to acquire
basic and functional literacy
skills, obtain a school diploma, a
GED and/or improve employabili-
Parents Enabling Their
Students (PETS) is a new program
being offered. This program pro-
vides parents with dependent
children literacy instruction in
math, reading and communica-
tions. The program will help
strengthen parent skills in the
"Experienced driver? Driving record clean for three years? You
could get- 15% off for excellent behavior. Five years? 25%."
Being in good hands is the only place to be."
educational process of their chil-
dren and also provide instruction
in employability skills.
Adult Basic Education
encompasses remediation, high
school preparation courses for
;adults who have not completed
the eighth grade, and basic litera-
,cy (learning to read, write and
Adult General Education
offers high school completion
courses and the opportunity to
graduate from high school with a
standard adult school diploma.
Adult Disabled Education
provides an educational program
for disabled adults, which is con-
ducted within Adult Basic, Adult
General or some other adult pro-
gram. An individual education
plan (IEP) is provided for adult
Development, offers adults who
From Page 8A
or to assure student safety by
picking students up early only
when necessary and not simply
for the convenience of avoiding
bus traffic. ,
There have been a, few
changes in bus routes and driver
assignments. Watch area media
for details or visit our front office
if you have questions about
routes, drivers or stops.
WES's Cafe International had
a facelift over the summer and is
decked out in warrior blue. Drop
by and have a look at what has,
been done. Breakfast is, served
each morning with a full-pay
price of $1. Lunch is a bargain at
$1.75. Student will not be permit-
ted to charge meals this year.
There have been some real
busy folks around the WES cam-
pus this summer, but unfortu-
nately, the new classrooms are
.running a little behind schedule.
This makes it necessary for some
classes to be housed in other
classrooms temporarily. We're
sure it will be worth the wait.
We excitedly await the arrival
of our students and anticipate a,
have not graduated from high
school the chance to get their high
school equlvalancy or GED diplo-
mas by taking and passing a
series of five tests, which include
English/writing skills, social
studies, science, literature/read-
ing skills, and mathematics. GED
diplomas are recognized nation-
wide by employers, educators,
and others as equivalent to a high
The Gulf County Public
Library Literacy Programs is solic-
iting donations for $1 each for a
Brinkman grill. The tickets can be
bought at the library and local
Vendors: The grill will be given
away September 1st, at 4:00 p.m.
at the St. Joseph Scallop Festival
at the Frank Pate Park.
The Brinkman Backyard
Kitchen is a deluxe outdoor gas
grill. The model features a faucet
that connects to a standard gar-
den hose, a sink and cutting
board for easy for preparation. It
includes. an ice bucket to keep
food and drinks cold, and over
465 square inches of cooking sur-
face to handle up to 50 pounds of
food. Other features are a side
burner, hanging rack, and push
Go by the library or a local
vendor now and buy your tickets
for this top of the line grill.
Boyd Staff Office
Hours in Port St. Joe
A member of Congressman
Allen Boyd's (D-North Florida)
staff will be visiting Port St. Joe
on the third Friday of every month
so that the people of Gulf County
will have the opportunity to dis-
cuss in person issues of concern
Congressman Boyd's staff
has been trained to :assist con-
stituents with a vanetv of issues
related to various Federal agen-
cies. It is important to the,
Congressman that his staff makes
themselves available to those who
are not able to travel to either his
Panama City or Tallahassee
Office hours are as fqllU6Ys:
LFriday. August 17th from 9:05
a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Gulf
County Court House downstairs
conference room. in Port St. Joe.
FHP License and
The Florida Highway Patrol
will be conducting driver license
and vehicle inspection check-
points from August 10th through
16th on SR-69 near CR-274, CR-
22 near CR-22-A. and SR-71 near
Recognizing the danger pre-
sented to the public by defective
vehicle equipment, troopers will
concentrate their efforts on vehi-
cles being operated with defects
such as bad brakes, worn ures
and defective lighting equipment.
In addition, attention will be
directed to divers who would vio-
late the, driver license laws of
The patrol has found these
checkpoints to be an effective
means of enforcing the equipment
and driver license laws of Florida
ensuring the protection of all
Lt. Williams Visiting
Lt. Commander Steven
Williams has been visiting his
uncle, Hughey Williams and
cousins Cindy Ray and Hughey
Williams, Jr. ,
His next tour of duty puts
him second in command of the
Destroyer USS Fletcher out of
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Locations of Gulf County
Adult Education sites are:
Port St. Joe site, 2855 Long
Avenue, open Monday through
Friday from 8:00 ET to 3:00 ET,
and Monday and Thursday
evenings from 5:30 ET to 8:30 ET.
The Adult School is located
behind the Gulf County School
Board office and the bus barn. -
Wewahitchka site, located on
West River. Road, open Monday
through Friday from 8:00 CT to
3:00 CT, and Monday and
Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 CT. For
Fair to Be Held Sat.
A Health Fair for veterans in
need and veterans who are home-
less will be held this Saturday,
August llth, from 9:00 to 3:00
ET at the Gulf County Senior
The fair is sponsored by the
Department of Veterans' Affairs,
Volunteers of America and the
local Veterans' Service Office. The
fair will include medical and den-
tal screening, access to VA Claim
Status as well as submitting a
new claim for benefits.
Representatives from the
social security administration as
well as other agencies will be
available to provide assistance.
All veterans are welcome.
Food will be served. The local cor-
porate sponsor for the fair is
Citizens Federal Savings Bank.
For questions. please call Bo
Williams. County Service Officer,
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The Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board will meet Tuesday,
August'21, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. E.T., in the Gulf County Commissioners Room
in the Robert M. Moore Administration Building to discuss and possibly act
upon the following:
1) Text changes to the Gulf County Comprehensive Plan,
2) Corrections and revisions to the Gulf County Land Use Map
.-This hearing pursuant to Section 125.66(2), 163.3164(18), 163.3174(1) and
r'All interested parties may appear at the meeting to be heard regarding the con-
sideration of the comprehensive plan text and map amendment corrections and
revisions. Text copies will be available at the Gulf County Building and
Planning Department or the Clerk of the Court Office.
PROPOSED LAND USE MAP CHANGES
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Gulf County Adult School
does not discriminate on the basis
of race, religion, national origin,
sex, or handicap.
Parker Promoted to V.P.
of Boyd Bros. Operations
Gail B. Cooper, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Boyd
Bros. Transportation, Inc. recent-
ly announced management pro-
motions intended to strengthen
the company's operations.
Tres Parker, 36,. of Port .St.
Joe has been promoted to Vice
President of Operations. In this
position, he will oversee the com-
pany's fleet managers, inside
sales, terminals, auxiliary equip-,
ment, trailer inventories, driver
relations, and logistics. Parker,
who joined Boyd Bros. in 1989,
has worked in the company as a
load planner, inside sales manag-
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Standing in front, at left, is bat boy Grant Rish; players and coaches, from left, are Jarrod Rackley (Bristol), manager George Roberts,
head coach Grant Conyers, Mason Mayo (Blountstown), Blake Rish (Wewahitchka), assistant coach Matt Kearce, Tyson Posey (Panama City,
Bay), Blake Balkcom (Chipola), Chris Lee, (North Florida Christian), Brandon Jones (Wewahitchka), Jarod Roberts (Bristol), Jacob Tankersley'
(Port St. Joe), Scott Wearne (Chipola), Eric Johnson (Blountstown), scorekeeper Blake Roberts, and Lance Berry (Chipley).
The Panhandle Baseball
Club, the 2001 Florida State
Champions, defeated East Cobb,
Georgia 4-0 to win the 2001 Dizzy
Dean 19 & Under World Series in
Southhaven, Mississippi last
As reported in last week's
edition, the PBC opened the
tournament with wins over the
Georgia Bandits and Terrebonne
Parrish, Louisiana in the bottom
of the seventh innings 'with the
bases loaded and two outs. In
game three, they blew out
Pleasant Grove, Alabama 13-4.
PBC 11, East Cobb 4
The PBC then defeated East
'Cobb, Georgia 11-4 in the
winners' bracket final, advancing
to the championship game with
East Cobb threatened to take
the lead in the top of the sixth
inning. With the Panhandle
Baseball Club leading 5-4, East
Cobb loaded the bases \-tLh no
outs- Jarred Roberts came to the
mound in relief, striking out the
next two batters and getting the
final, out of the inning on a
fielder's choice. Roberts picked up
the save with two shut-out
Blake Balkcom led the team's
11-hit attack, going three for four.
Chris Lee was two for three, while
Brandon Jones, Tyson Posey and
Lance Barry each went two for
four. Brandon Jones picked up
the win on the mound.. (
PBC 10, East Cobb 14
The PBC entered Thursday s
championship game undefeated
to face East Cobb, which they had
already beaten in the winners'
East Cobb rolled out to a 14-
5 lead through five. innings of
play. The PBC rallied to score
three runs in the sixth inning and
two in the seventh, but fell 14-10.
This gave both teams one loss in
the tournament heading into the
Jacob Tankersley and Blake
Rish each went two for three at
the plate. Blake Balkcom was two
for five. Jared Rackley suffered
the loss on the mound.
PBC 4, East Cobb 0
Eric Johnson tossed a
complete game four-hit shut-out,
and struck-out five batters as. the
Panhandle Baseball Club defeated
East Cobb 4-0 in the champion-
ship game. Johnson had an
outstanding tournament on the
mound, allowing only one run in
Scott VVearne led the offense
with a two'run home run, then'
drove in, another run on a
sacrifice fly. Jared Rackley was
two for three, and scored two
runs. Chris Lee was two for three
with an RBI, and Blake Balkcom
%%as also two for three.
Blake Balkcom, Chris Lee,
Eric Johnson and Jacob
Tankerslev were selected to the
All-Tournament Team. Chris Lee
was named MVP of the
tournament. The PBC had a great
summer, and a successful one.
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check the gums around your
teeth to see if there are any deep
Pockets that measure only
two millimeters in depth can usu-
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hygiene at home and regular
dental checkups. If the pockets
are deeper than that, however,:
your dentist may recommend
curettage or minor gum surgery
to remove the bacteria-infected'
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Store Supply of Water for An Emergency
by Chris Floyd, Disaster Services
-Director Capital Area Chapter of
the American Red Cross
If a hurricane, winter storm or
other disaster strikes your com-
-munity, you might not have
access to food, water and electric-
ity for days, even weeks. We all
know that water is a survival pri-
ority, and by taking time now to
store an emergency supply, you
.can provide for your entire family
in a disaster situation.
- You must have an ample sup-
:ply of clean water-at least' one
-gallon per person per day. You
should store at minimum a two
.week supply for each member of
your family. You will need this
water for drinking, food prepara-
tion and hygiene. Store your water
in thoroughly washed plastic,
glass, fiberglass or enamel-lined
metal containers. Never use a
container that has held toxic sub-
stances. Plastic containers, such
as soft drink bottles, are best.
Seal water containers tightly,
label, them, and store in a cool,
dark place. Rotate water every six
If for some reason disaster
catches you without a stored sup-
ply of clean water, you can use the
water in your pipes, hot-water
tank, and ice cubes. As a last
resort, you can use the water in -
the reservoir tank of your toilet
(not the bowl). To use the water in
your pipes, let air into the plumb-
ing by turning on the faucet inm
your house at the highest level. A
small amount of water will trickle
out. Then obtain water from the
lowest faucet in the house. To use
the water in your hot-water tank,
be sure the electricity or gas is off,
and open the drain at the bottom
of the tank. Start the water flow-
ing by turning off the water intake
valve and turning on the hot-
water faucet. Do not turn on the
gas or electricity when the tank is
You can find water outside
your home from the following
sources: rainwater; streams,
rivers, and other moving bodies of
water; ponds and lakes; and nat-
ural springs. This water must be
purified before drinking it. Avoid
water with floating material, an
odor or dark color. Use saltwater
only if you distill it first. You
should not drink flood water.
How to Purify Water
You should purily all water of,
uncertain purity before using it
for drinking, food preparation or
hygiene. There are many ways to
purify water. None is perfect.
Often the best solution is a com-
bination of methods. Boiling and
disinfecting are two methods
which will kill most microbes in,
water. Distillation is a more thor-
ough method as it removes the
microbes that resist boiling and
disinfecting. It also removes heavy
metals, salts, and most other
Boiling is the safest
method of purifying water. Bring
water'to a rolling boil for three to'
five minutes, keeping in rmnd that
some water will evaporate. Let the
water cool before drinking. Boiled
water will taste better if you put
oxygen back into it by pouring the
water back and forth between two
clean containers. This will also
improve the taste of stored water.
using household liquid bleach to
kill microorganisms. Use only reg-
ular household liquid bleach that
contains 5.25 percent sodium
hypochlorite. Do not use scented
bleaches, colorsafe bleaches or
bleaches with added cleaners.
Add 16 drops of bleach per gallon
of water stir and let stand for 30
minutes. If the water does not
have a slight bleach odor repeat
the dosage and let stand another
15 minutes. Again, the only agent
used to purify water should be
household liquid bleach. Other
chemicals, such as iodine or
water treatment products sold in
camping or surplus stores that do
not contain 5.25 percent sodium
hypochloriteite as the only active
ingredient., are not recommended
and should not be used. -
Distillation involves boil-
ing water and then collecting the
vapor that condenses back to
water. The condensed vapor will
not include salt and other impuri-
ties. To distill, fill a pot halfway
with 'water. Tie a cup to the han-
dle on the pot's lid so that the cup
will hang right-side-up when the
lid is upside-down (make sure the
cup is not dangling into the water)
and boil the water for 20 minutes.
The water that drips from the lid
into the cup is distilled.
If supplies run low, never
ration water. Drink the, amount
you need today, and try to find
more for tomorrow. You can mini-
mize the amount of water your
body needs by reducing activity
and staying cool.
For additional information on
emergency preparedness or to
.become a Disaster Resistant
Neighborhood, please contact the
Capital Area Chapter of the
American Red Cross in
Tallahassee at 878-6080, or in
Apalachicola at 653-3952 or visit
the web site at www.tallyto
Killing Birds and Other Wildlife
Would Not Stop West Nile Virus
Although some well-meaning
'Floridians are. calling for a whole-
sale slaughter of birds to stop the
,West Nile virus outbreak and
other mosquito-borne diseases,
wildlife officials say that would t
"Birds aren't causing the
problem-mosquitoes are," said
George Wallace. Ph.D., bird con-
- servatioh coordinator for the'Fish
and Wildlife Conservation
Commission (FWC) office in
"Birds, especially crows, are
just victims." Wallace said.: West
Nile virus is what scientists call
an "arbovirus"-a disease spread
by such critters as mosquitoes,
sand flies and ticks. Mosquitoes
carry West Nile virus in their sali-
va, and they infect host species.
such as birds, when the insects
bite to draw blood.
'Some birds die within a cou-
ple of days." Wallace said.
'Others, the birds that survive the
virus. will have infectious West
Nile virus for one to four days'
after exposure. Then they are
A large number of mosquitoes
must feed on an infectious host to
ensure that some of them are still
around after the portion of the
virus' incubation cycle that
occurs outside of a host (about
two weeks, depending on temper-
ature) to feed again on another
bird host. Over 70 species of birds
have tested positive for West Nile
virus in the northeastern states
where the virus first turned up in
North Amenca in 1999.
People. horses and most
other mammals are not known to
develop infectious-level viral dis-
ease very often, and thus are
probably 'dead-end' or 'incidental'
hosts," Wallace said.
: So far., 20 birds have tested
positive for West Nile virus' in
Florida, all of them in Okaloosa,
Washington, Leon. Jefferson.
Madison. Duval and Taylor coun-
ties. Half of them were in
West Nile virus can cause
encephalitis (inflammation of the.
brain), and it can also cause seri-
ous disease or even death in hors-
es, but people can protect them-
selves by taking a few simple pre-
cautions. For instance:
Stay indoors dunng hours of
peak mosquito activity. If you are
going to be outdoors during those
times, use mosquito repellent
with DEET (30 percent or less is
Eliminate mosquito breeding
habitat around your'home, such
as stagnant water in bird baths.
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Report dead birds to your
county health department or to
the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission. You
can log dead bird discoveries at
FWC's Web site:
Fewer than one percent of all
mosquitoes are infected, and
fewer than one percent of all peo-
ple bitten by infected mosquitoes
develop the disease. Even fewer
develop serious illness. People
over age 50 are at greatest risk.
In areas where the virus has
been found, it occurs in a very
small percentage of the birds. Of
those that do carry the virus,
many are dead-end hosts that
have no role in spreading the'
virus. Killing a few birds will do
virtually nothing to stop the virus.
The odds of killing birds that
actually have infectious West Nile
virus are extremely small.
Furthermore. it's against the law.
All migratory birds .except intro-
duced species such as starlings
and house sparrows are protected
under the Migratory Bird Treaty
West Nile virus is not known
to affect white-tailed! deer. Most
mammals are also protected by
In combating arboviruses like
West Nile virus, it's much easier
to control the vectors (the mosqui-
toes) than the hosts (the birds).
The most effective method of con-
trolling the spread of the virus is
mosquito control targeted at spe-
cific areas where the virus has
been detected. The Florida
Department of Agriculture and
Consumer Services and county
"and regional mosquito control
boards are in charge of those
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Elizabeth Thompson, 69, of
Port St. Joe, passed away on
Sunday, August 5th, in Gulf Pines
Hospital. She was a lifelong resi-
dent of Gulf County, living in
Wewahitchka, Highland View and
Port St. Joe.
Thompson is survived by her
daughter, Lydia Brown and hus-
band Willie of Highland View; two
sons, Eddie Rogers and wife
Maxine of Salina, Kansas, and
Randy Rogers and wife Tina of
Idaho; two sisters, Myrtle Raffield
and husband Oscar of St. Joe
Beach, Melba Allen and husband
Parnell of Plant City; eight grand-
children and ,three great-grand-
Funeral services were held
Wednesday, August 8th at the
Highland View Church of God at
2:00 p.m. ET with the Reverend
Tim Bailey and the Reverend Jean
Shoots officiating. Internment fol-
lowed at Holly Hill Cemetery.
All services were under the
direction of the Comforter Funeral
Lillian H. Nelson, age 81, of
Mexico Beach, passed away
Sunday, July 29th. She was a
native of Chicago, Illinois and had
lived in Mexico Beach for 21
years. She loved reading and
enrijoyed mystery stories the most.
She will be missed and remem-
bered as a loving wife and mother.
She is survived by her hus-
band Arthur; a daughter, Sharon;
a son Ronald; a sister Wanda;
four grandchildren, Amy, Tania,
Chantel. and Kyle; and other rela-
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tives and friends.
The funeral services were
held Wednesday, August 1st, at
10:00 CT at Good Shepherd
Lutheran Church in Panama City
with the Reverend Wesley Toncre
officiating. Interment followed in
Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
All services were under the
direction of Comforter Funeral
William C. Christie, 74, of
Tallahassee died of Alzheimer's,
August 2nd at his home.
A native of Dunedin, Christie
had lived, in Tallahassee since
1969. He was a retired Chaplain
with Florida State Hospital in
Chattahoochee. He was a gradu-
ate of Rhodes College in Memphis,
Tennessee and of Austin
Theological Seminary, in Austin,
Texas. He became an ordained
minister in the Presbyterian
Church in 1956 and retired in
1982. Christie served in World
War II. He was a private pilot and
flew several mission planes to a
Presbyterian Mission Station in
Mexico. He enjoyed fishing, car-
pentry and in later years collected
He is survived by his wife,
Lois Jean Christie of Tallahassee,
two sons, Daniel C. Christie of
Port St. Joe, William Carey
Christie of Tallahassee and a
daughter, Susan Christie
Barrentine of Americus, Georgia,
four grandchildren, Alicia M.
Christie of Port St. Joe, Matthew
Barrentine of Dothan, Alabama,
Kara C. Barrentine and Tara S.
Barrentine of Americus, Georgia,
one brother Richard G. Christie of
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MINISTERING TO THE BEACHES HAND-IN-HAND
SRev. Ted, Lovelace. Pastor. .h : hurch/Office: 6488820
TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN
--+ ST. JAMES'
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
We Have Certain Religious Constitutional
Rights As America A Nation "Under Gbd"
John Catha and children
Card of Thanks
Aaron, Alyssa and. Donna
Catha want to thank all John's
many friends and ,acquaintances
who have expressed their sympa-
thy and words of comfort to them
for their loss.
John was a beloved son, lov-
ing father and a loved family
member. He will be missed very.
much. His quick smile and kind-
ness to others will always be a*
treasured memory in his family's
Sunday Dinner at
New Bethel A.M.E.
The women of New Bethel
A.M.E. Church will be serving
Sunday dinner in the church din-'
ing room on August 12th, begin-
ning at 12;00 noon.
Everyone is invited to come
out and enjoy a delicious meal,
dine-in or carry-out. Tickets can
be purchased in advance from
any woman of New Bethel A.M.E.
Church. The donation is $5.
"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
Romians 16:16 '
The Wewahitchka Church of Christ
Meets At 2241 Hwy. 71 South, Wewahitchka
(1/4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road)
Sunday Bible Study .. . .... 9:00 a.m. CT
Sunday Worship ..........10:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. CT
Wednesday Bible Study ............ 7:00 p.m. CT
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756-
,, Sixteenth Street
Sunday Worship ....... 10 a.mn.
Fellowship Time .... 10:45 a.m. ; 0
Adult School ..... 11 a.m.
*Sunday School .
*Young Children 8
Pastor Rer. J. Reid Camieroio Highway 71/ Cecil Costin Sr. Blvd.
A r First Baptist Churcfh
102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
.Brenl 'Vickery Buddy Coswell
Pastor M;nister of Music & Youth
S' Sunday School ...... ....,.. . 9:45 am.
Worship Service ... .. .... ... 11:00 am
SDsciple Training .. .. ... ... 6:00 pr
Evenin Worship .. :;..;.... . .. 7:00 pmin
S' W Wirednesiday Prayer Meeting :.... ...7:00 pmin
S- "THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP" ,
Teaching the Truth of God's Word
FAITH BIBLE[ CI4URC4
801 20th Street Port St, Joe 229-6707
Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor.
Sunday School ...... .; .. 10:00 a.nm.
Sunday Morning Service .. .. ....... 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service .. ..... .. 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study .7:00 p.m.
Home of FAITH CHRISTIAN gC4lOOL
Constitution and Monument
Port St. Joe
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday School .. ... 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning Worship . 11:00 a:m. Fellowship ........... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Rev. Jesse Evans
Robert EB Downs, Jr.
ay Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
Youth & Children's Director j
groundwork for passing hate-
speech laws. It also seeks to make
crimes against certain groups or
individuals to be worse than the
same crimes against other groups
or individuals-therein taking
away our created equality.
The words "separation,
church, and state" are not even in
By: Ron Green
"We hold these truths to be
self-evident, that all men are cre-
ated equal, that they are endowed
by their Creator with certain
unalienable rights, that among
these are life, liberty, and the pur-
suit of happiness. That to secure
these ;rights,. governments are
instituted among men, deriving
their just powers from the con-
sent of the governed."
Thus begins the second para-
graph of the Declaration of
Independence. Our Founding
Fathers understood that there is a
Creator, that our liberties are a
gift from Him, and that jthe gov-
ernment's role is to secure these
liberties for its citizens. Among
these liberties are free;, speech,
freedom to worship, and the right
to bear arms. Yet today, our gov-
ernment is not only not securing
these rights for us, they are mak-
ing every effort to take them away
The purpose of hate-crime
legislation is to simply lay the
Senior Citizen to
Hold Yard Sale
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens will be holding' a giant
yard sale on August 18, from 8:00
until 1:00 p.m. in the' Stiles
Brown Senior Citizens Center
next to the library.
Donations are needed from'
the public. The proceeds will be
used to purchase lumber to build
wheel chair ramps for frail elderly.
The public may rent a table for
$10 for the day. Anyone interest-
ed in doing so is asked to call
229-8466 to sign up with Debbie
the First Amendment. What the
First Amendment actually guar-
antees us is freedom of religion,
and promises that the govern-
ment :will, never establish one
denomination of the Christian
faith as the religion of the state.
There is a continual attempt
to pass legislation that takes
away our right as an individual to
The government is exercising
powers they Constitutionally
don't have the night to exercise.
However, that's not the govern-
ment's fault-it's ours. Remember
that part. "deriving their just pow-,
ers from the consent of the gov-
erned?" We've given them the
power, or allowed them to take it.
The Declaration of
Independence goes on to say,
"Prudence, indeed, will dictate
New Bethel Celebrates
Women's Day August 19
The women. of New Bethel
A.M.E. Church will celebrate their
annual Women's Day on Sunday,
August 19th. The celebration will
begin with church school at 9:30
a.m. ET,.followed by praise service
at 11:05 and worship service at
Mary Lena McDougald-
Sharpe of Brentwood. New York is
the speaker for this special ser-
vice. Sharpe. a gifted soloist, has
appeared at the renowned
Carnegie Hall, Madison Square
Garden, the Apollo Theatre, St.
Patrick's Cathedral, and the
'The pastor of New Bethel
A.M.E. Church, Reverend Calvin
Griffin, Sr., chairperson Simona
Beard. along with the church
family invite the entire communi-
ty to go out and share in this cel-
ebration. The church is located at
the corner of Avenue C and
Highway 98. .
Note of Thanks
'The Gale French family and
Foy and Catherine Adams would
like to thank all friends in Gulf
County for their love offerings and
Special thanks goes sto the
Arizona Chemical maintenance
department, Duren's Piggly
Wiggly, Rich's 'IGA, and
Wewahitchka Dixie Dandy.
that governments long estab-
lished should not be changed for
light and transient causes." We've
allowed the foundational princi-
ples of our nation to be changed
by a government that has no
desire to secure our rights. We
have the right to stop this trans-
gression, because the Declaration
of Independence also says, 'That
whenever any form of government
becomes destructive to these
ends, it is the right of the people
to alter or abolish it, and to insti-
tute new government."
Anthony Burger |
In Concert Aug. 2P
The public is invited to attend
"Anthony Burger in Concert" 'at
the First Baptist Church in Port
St. Joe on Sunday. August 2Q6th
at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Anthony has performed at the
White House for Jimmy Carter :in
1979 and 2000, and is currently
guest artist and pianist for tlse
Gaither, Vocal Band as well as the
Gaither Homecoming Conceris.
His achievements are many
including the "Southern Gospel
Music Association Musician of the
Year" award for 1998, 1999,
A love offering will be taken.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: www.forministry.com/32456hvbc
"If you needIa ride to church call ffthe church office and we'll pic 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 plm.
Wednesday Choir Practice 8 p.rm.
PASTOR: REV. JOHNNIE RAY BAILEYi
"A Port of Victovry'
First Ckhurckh of the t JNazaren
2420 Longy Avenue Poet St. Joe, Florida 32456
Sunday School . ................. 10 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ........... . 11 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship ................ 6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Service ...... . . 7 p.m.
Civetoto Ike Lord Ike qcilc.j
d ite His iiame, woe.skip file
Lord in ile beattfy of kolmned.
Psailm 29:2 .
Discover God's Love!
BAP TJIST -. CH UR CH
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691
ir-hip"- .- SSundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. -
Bible Study Sundays at 9:45 *-a.m: and 6 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Yiouth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer an'd Biible Study at 7- p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
REV. JOHN'ADKINS. PASTOR
BUT THOSE WHO HOPE IN THE LORD WILL RENEW
THEIR STRENGTH. THEY WILL SOAR ON WINGS LIKE
EAGLES ... ISAIAH 40:31
Come Celebrate this Lord's Day With Us!
Upstairs Capital City Bank Building
Bible Study at 9 a.m., Sunday Worship at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Pastor Lee Cordell
Church, 27-1180 http://www.graceeagles.org
CHURCH OF CHRIST
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0. Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue f
Family Life Church
"Touching Lives with the Love of Jesus"
It is not time for hostile mili-
tary-style action, but it is time for
"the people" to demand that our
senators, congressmen, and even
the President return this nation
to its fundamental principles or to
remove them from office. -
The Founding Fathers knew
that God the Creator was the cor-
nerstone of our nation's fourtda-
tion. Thomas Jefferson role.
"Can the liberties of a nation be
secure when we have removed a
conviction that these liberties are
a gift of God'?" That s why the gov-
ernment wants to remove prayer,
crosses, the Ten Commandments,
and the Nativity from public life.
By removing them they 'are
removing the conviction that' we
need to come to (the realization
that if we don't return to .the
Creator and His principles, this
nation will continue down the
present. course to a more authon-
tarian government and ultimately
to the demise of America-Orie
nation, under God, indivisible,
with liberty and justice for all.
Freelance Writer .
6451 Quinn Church Road '
Shreveport, LA 71129
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 9,. 2001
The Port Classless Reunion Excitement Is
Response to the Port
Classless Reunion has been over-
whelming and the excitement is
growing This is a unique oppor-
tunity to visit with friends who
graduated from or ever attended
Port St. Joe High School. Former
-teachers, administrators, and
their spouses will also be attend-
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SWEWA MEDICAL CENTER I
Malvinder S. Ajit, M.D.
Pediatrics & Internal Medicine ; ,
Hours: Monday through Friday-8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
New Patients Welcome *
Please Call 639-5828 for Appointment
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PAYMENT CHART FOR 30 YEAR LOAN
$ 50,000 -
$ 70,000, =
$ 90,000 =
TIME TO REFINANCE
.* Consolidate Bills ,,..
*. Lower Payments ,
Call for rate updates
Apply by phbne
*'Close in 15 days
: :-*'Apply on-line!
.i.t I E -'. for 30 year terms. Rates and
.-. .::, :-.o.ige without notice. Licensed
Band members from the
Exotics, Checkmates, 13th
Hourglass, Summe'- Stock and
other groups have been spending
many hours practicing' together,
working on their individual parts
arid preparing for the gala
evening. In addition to these
groups, Eddie MtFarland, Mary
'Lou Cumfbie, George Boyer Duo
and the First United Methodist
-Church Gospel Group will also be
Members from the'class of
1932, the '38 Port St Joe High
School football ,(which: consisted
of a six .man 'squad) and basket-
ball teams and band members
have made plans to attend the
reunion. Responses have been
received from individuals who
.played on the many distinct and
state championship teams in bas-
ketball. 'baseball. cross country,
track and field. football 'and
weightlifting. Numerous band
members %\ho played under the
direction of Dan Farmer, Herman
;R. Dean. Ray Snmith arid others
have committed to attending the
festive event. Majorettes, cheer-
leaders, student council represen-
tative ":and students' who sup-
ported all levels of activities' have
registei~d their'inteint to be there
Hors 'd'oeuvres prepared :by
tihe famous port chef. Robin
Downs. will enhance the evening
',and approximate headcounts,are.
needed for fpod,, beverage and
seating. To attend this gala
evening, please sign up by either
notifying the person listed as your
class contact person or visiting
the rnow famous web site at
You should sign up pn the home
of MVRXTIO BEACH, INC.
"Selling Sunsets for 55 Years i'
... 1-800-874-5073 or 850-648-5777
IMMA-GLATE BAY. FRO.Nl,. B_,,EA
home recently upjj abo'e. ,_ereo
lound system, huge screened-in porch &
too man,, exIra:, o Islt Home sils on beau-
tiful St. Joseph's Bay Great investment
opportunity for any type of commercial
property. Has 267' on the Bay:.
$649,000.00. 2181 C-30, Simmons
-- -------- -'
249 Court Street, St. Joe Beach Perfect
starter home located in a great' neighbor-
hood. Very short walk o the beach. A/C
Heating unit less than a year old.- Ask for
Lisa Varona. $79,900. 'MLS# 101790
BEACH SIDE TOWN-HOUSE Des,.ny E Beautiful
little un.1 Aith lop quality decor & equipment IThis
1 BR/1 BA is a ;rep aboae Great Gulf ,iew from
elevated lighted sun deck, covered porch w/fan &
ericlosed back patio. This private owner's get
awa, La become a perfect rental 11 -D S 39th
SI Mexico Beach S129,500.00. REDUCED
I MARINA COVE Ne. canal fron townhomes
IThese beaut.ul un.is have 2 BR/2 1/2 BA,
berber carpel, ceramic lile, balconies & decks
over looking ihe canal garages and many, many
extras. 3 still available at $219,000.00. and
$229,000.00. Only a short walk to the Beach.'
Corner of 42nd Street & Miramar Drive, Mexico
WONDERFUL GULF VIEW INVESTMENT 116
4th Street Mex.co Beach A duplex with .1
BR 2 BA. upilairs and 2BR, IBA do'.nsta.rs
Upstairs unit is currently rented for '$650 a
month and downstairs rents for'$450.d'month.
This home'is only I block from the dedicated
beach with a great wrap-around deck %'here
you can enjoy the beautiful Gulf of Mexico!
B[ifg, ..' .'.,: .-.P.,," .'
NEW LISTING 3 BR/2 BA double-wide
mobile home with new carpet & paint. Has
been well cared for. observation deck with
gulfview. Only 1 block to Beach. 8213
Pelican Walk Lane, Pelican Walk sSubd,
NESTLED AMONG THE PINES QUAINT
CHALET STYLE HOME. 3' BR/2 BA, 1lg. dck,
-underneath- parking ,& more ,Quiet neighbor-
hood, short walk, to beach. 1-32 PINE STREET -
MEXICO BEACH $149,000.00. .,
8172 Hwy. 98 St. Joe Beach 2 BR/2 BA.
beautiful new home in quiet subdivision
located right across' the street from the:
beach. This home has swimming pool and
beach access. Ceramic tile in kitchen &
baths. Nice spacious porches to feel the
Gulf Breeze. $249,000.00. MLS#9885.
CUSTOM 1999 DOUBLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME
- Zoned III exposure D, 3 BR/2 BA plus
office lih 'din/kil & dining rm large deck
Many extras, near beach 116 2nd Street -
Mexico Beach OWNER READY TO SELL
e m" : ..0
"e thI alil ..
BEACH SIDE BEACH HOUSE 2nd lot from the
Beach 3 BR. 2 BA, Florida room and detached
carport with laundry & storage room "OWNER
SAYS SELL" MAKE AN OFFERII 5369,000.00.
121 Circle Drive, Mexico Beach.
12~W C E DRIVE Beach side of h',ghay/ r.
Mbxico Beach, this 4 BR/3.5 BA single family
brick home has a great room arid:.recreation
7314 HWY. 98 # 3 ST. JOE BEACH:- 2 BR/1 room with plenty ofat
.1/2 BA townhome that has been totally reno- the sun deck and
vated on the inside. New pintn, ceramic tile, $395,000.00.
-,'betber carpet & vinyl'. Great view of the Gulf.
No one car ever build in front of you! Owner
- Financing Aow'-Available $ 189,900.00.
,MLS931 5 '.- .
storage. What a view tram
just steps to the beach!
.. 7' "" ] 7' ... i .
GULF FRO OS 2 BR'2 5
uB t ,C lie in kitchen & baths.
e8er carpel Ihroughout the rest. PEACE AND QUIET 3.BR/2 BA double-wide,
Spacious decks to the dolphins play in the rnobile home with only a shorftwalk to the beach.
sunsets! A MUST SEE. 901 Hwy 98,' Scr.rened porch and large lot. 209 8th St., "'
Mexico Beach. $315,000.00. 'Mexico Beach. $79,900.00.
QUYNT BEACH CHALET Comfortable 2
BR/2 1/2 B,I;. 'd.;'kt. laundry/storage,
deck & balcony. Furnished ,& equipped.
BEACH SIDE,. 103-A, S. 3.5th .Street, Mexico
Beach. REDUCED $169,000.00.
page under classless reunion.
Don't miss the unique opportuni-
ty to visit4 with friends, former
teachers, and others from "the
Alumni who wish to afford
Port' St. Joe High.School atten-
dees 4an occasion to visit and
share school day memories are
sponsoring this unique ,event.
Contributions of time, talent, and
resources have been incredible.
Mark your calendars for
Saturday, August 25th from 7:00
p.m. o 11:30 p.m. ET, and join us
at the Centennial Building. Your
only regret will be if you don't
The classes of '63, '88, '92,
'93, '94, '95, '96, '97, '98, '99, '00
and '01 still do not have volun-
teers.' If you would be willing to
serve as the contact person for
one of these classes, please call
Elaine Handley at 229-8447,
Charlotte Pierce at 227-1475 or,
"Pam Lawrence at 229-6639. Your
help would be greatly appreciat-
The following have volun-
teered to serve as the contact per-
son for their respective classes.
1932 Hazel Ferrell 227-1334;
1936 Iva Mae Herring 647-5115:
1,938 Ruth Braxton 227-1726;
Alice (Tuppy Gibson) Bryan 648-
1940 Dave Maddox 227-
1581, 1941 Betty Mims 229-
8741, 1942 MIlargaret Weatherly
647-8963 or 850-893-7858, 1944
-Jimmy Guilford 648-8990, 1945
Tom and Louise Parker 227-1861,
1946 Mary Baxley 227-1640,
1947 Peggy McFarland 227-1471,
1948 Marie Davis 229-8614, 1949
Bill Fleming 229-8820.
Cathey Parker Hobbs REALTOR
Sally L. Childs, Realtor Associate
Larry G. Turner, Realtor Associate
S' Lisa Varona, Realtor Associate
P0. .ox 13123 Hwy. 98 & 31st St.
Mexico Beach, FL 32410
e-mail. soles@mexicobeachvacations corm
.. S I
GULF FRONT LOTS!!!
GULF FRONT LOT bhe Gulf of Mexico
Approx. 243' M Beacon Hill ,
Call us about plans & permitting for this
MEXICO BEACH 100' lot on gulf, x-
1 00'deep approx, 5450,000.00.
BEACH SIDE LOT A&jgeach, S 36th SI,
2nd lot from Be ct=r-I=ht1 100' x 75'
101 #4 S. 38th Street, Mexico Beach -
New townhome thal features beach-
side living Ceramic tile in kitchen and
bathrooms, Berber carpel throughout
the rest Very spacious on the inside
Great investment opportunity Ask for
Lisa Varona. $189,900. MLS# 90010
LOT 1 on Hwy 98 & Magellan, St. Joe Beach,
This lot has an unobstructed gulf view & ded-
icated beach in front of' it. Fantastic view of
2 LARGE PARCELS- near beach, zoned RDL.
Each parcel is 280' x 100' for $140,000.00.
8th Street, Mexico Beach.
2 PRIME. RESIDENTIAL PARCELS on Garrison
Ave. between Monica and Brenda Drive, Port
St. Joe. Each parcel contains 3 lots, over '
acre for $75,000.00. per parcel.
APPROXIMATELY ONE ACRE on Highway
386 at the Overstreet bridge. Property
presently zoned commercial and is in a vast-
ly undeserved growing area. $45,000.00.
GREAT STARTER or RETIREMENT HOME: 173
Mossie Rd., Wewahitchka. 2BR/1BA on 1/2
acre lot $29,900. REDUCED TO
RED BULL ISLAND- Lot 6, Blk. G, 171' x 100'
$10,000.00, REDUCED $8,000.00.
SEASHORES DR. & HIGHWAY 98 AREA -
,SUMMERPLACE SUBDIVISION beautiful lot
with great view of Gulf. New subdivision that
has beach and swimming pool access. 208.5'
lx 50' $115,000.00.
510 4TH STREET, Port St. Joe Zoned com-
mercial lot 10, Bik. 26 50' x 170',
44 AZALEA DRIVE, MEXICO BEACH -
75X100 Lot within walking distance to dedi-
cated beach. Zoned for homes only.
1950 Edwena Lawrence 229-
8058, 1951 Betty Fleming 229-
8820, 1952 Betty Rich 229-8877,
1953 Bill Rich 229-8877, 1954
Anne Strait 229-9494, 1955
Harry Lee Smith 647-8547, 1956
Burt Munn 647-2805 and Dot
Creamer 647-5427, 1957 Dot
Burge 227-1477 and Voncille
Tharpe 229-8864, 1958 Melba
Peak 229-6547, 1959 Peggy
1960 Rudy Huddleston 639-
2835, 1961 Carolyn Young 229-
6825, 1962 Brenda Ward 648-
8668, 1964 Beth Lyons 229-8094
or Rodney Herring 229-1202,
1965 Elaine Handley 229-8447,
1966 Linda Graham Wood 229-
8628, 1967 Charlotte Pierce 227-
1475, 1968 Barbara Terry 227-
3759, 1969 Teedy and Jan Nobles
1970 Joyce Clayton 229-8970
and Judy Wise 647-2829. 1971
Benny Sherrill 229-8651, 1972
Paula Boone 647-5031, 1973 Lee
Anna Parrish 229-8363, 1974
Susie White 227-1605 and Ida
Garrett 229-6247, 1975 Steve
and Pam Lawrence 229-6639,
1976 Susan Stephens 229-8282,
1977 Sissy Worley 229-6581 and
Jeri Todd 227-7164, 1978 Brenda
Wood 227-1589 and Linda Wright
229-8355, 1979 Johanna White
1980 Rick Taylor 227-2018,
1981 Dina Parker 227-7309,
1982 Katrina Etheridge 229-
6632, 1983 Kim Williams 229-
6681, 1984 Mitch Burke 229-
2459, 1985 Phil and 1 Karen
McCroan 229-6805, 1986 Regina
Grantland 227-7196, 1987 Paula
Ramsey Pickett 229-7800, 1989
Robin Combs 227-3321.
1990 Rachel Browning 229-
8704, 1991 Bobby and Kim
Disaster Assistance Program
Producers of crops that are
.not yet insurable under the
Federal Crop Insuirance Program
have had, to rely on the
Noninsured Crop Disaster
Assistance Program, or NAP.
Unfortunately. NAP has too often
denied much needed crop loss
assistance to producers because
the area in which the producer
farms did not suffer sufficient
loss to tngger a payment.
The new crop insurance law
corrects this flaw in the NAP pro-
gram by eliminating altogether,
the "area loss" requirement so
producers may receive crop loss
assistance based solely upon a
producer's individual loss.
NAP provides producers of
crops that are not now insurable
with the same protection as cata-
strophic risk protection (CAT)-50
percent yield coverage at 55 per-
cent of price election-for a fee of
$100 per crop per county or S300
per producer per county, but not
to exceed $900 per producer. Fees
will be waived for limited resource
farmers with less than S20 000
income per household for each of
the prior two years.
For 2001 crop only, you may
report your uninsurable crop
acreage (late filed acreage report
will be accepted with a late filed
fee), purchase coverage and file a
notice of loss all at the same time.
2001 coverage will be accepted
until 30 days after the pnnting of
the Federal Regulations. Your
crops will not be, covered until
payment is received.
Once coverage is acquired the
producer must notify the county
office of loss within 15' days after
the loss became apparent.
Damaged crops ,must not be
destroyed until after appraisal is
done by a loss adjuster and
released. The payment limitation
is $100.000 per producer, per
year. Crops harvested must have
a form of vernfiable production
records, receipts with name,
address and phone number. oria
field visit may be requested to ver-
ify production with a $10 fee.
Please contact the Farm
Service Agency at 17413 NW
Leonard St., Blountstown, to pur-
chase and/or 'receive additional
information on the new NAP 'cov-
* Business Cards
, QUALITY AFFORDABLE PROMPT SERVI CE
NEWS'- Publshi Ce.
___ fof Port St. Jee, Inc.
Phone 227-1278 or 229-8997
------- -- 209-211 Reid Ave.. Port St. Joe
Do it yourself and save money or let us install
Buy Direct from
Upgrade Your Existing
Panels to Accordions
Conforms to All
FL Building Codes
BAHAMA & COLONIAL SHUTTERS
PAGE 4B THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001
Tips on How to Germinate Palm Trees
Soon, many of you will be
planning ornamental additions to
your landscapes. Producing
palms from seeds is a challenge
many of you may consider. The
seeds of most Florida palms ripen
in late July and early August.
That's when they're ready for har-
vesting and germination. Now's a
good time to talk about the kinds
of seeds to look for, and how to get
The key factor in successful
palm seed germination is planting
really fresh seeds. Palm seeds are
Mexico Beach Office
S 21 101 South33rd Street at Hwy. 98
Coast Realty, Inc. Sales: (850) 648-5683 Fax: (850) 648-4247
BRENDA G. MILLEP
805 Garrison Avenue, Port St. Joe
Charming 3BR/1BA home in good
neighborhood. LR has hardwood
floors, sep DR, foyer, enclosed
garage, huge yard. Perfect for a
new family. MLS#9198 $74,000
324 Bay Street, St. Joe Beach
Old Fla. style house, 3BR/1BA, new
roof, new heat, new paint,screened
porch, fruit trees and arbors, large
yard. 3 blocks to dedicated beach.
584 Old PC Hwy, Wewahitchka 626 DeSoto Street, St. Joe Beach
Anti-Bellum style home on 20 or 39 Commercial Property. 48 Storage
acres. 3BR/3BA, over 3,000 SF. units, one block to beach on one and
Front porch, side porch, handicap a half lots. Room for expansion on
accessible. Some antiques can be adjoining lots for additional price.
purchased. MLS#9667 $180,000 Check this out! MLS#9369 $199,000
on 20 acres, '$210,000 on 39 Mobile home park and storage units
acres, on 6 lots for $399,000.
Toll Free: (800) 582-2990 Ext. 14
01999 Cen ury21 ReI Etate Crpoti oE- f"trdiem0 k and ..cd k Cnlr 21 R.1 EUt Ccpo io. Eac office is A n .pendenry owned and
p .7 .- -'-"- M.." .
9247 Hwy 98, Beacon Hill
GULF FRONT 2BR/1BA house on 50'
wide lot. Fully furnished. Deck beach-
side for fantastic sunsets. MLS#9665
REDUCED TO $350,000.
510 Madison Avenue, Oak Grove
Small home to remodel and turn into
investment property. Waiting for a.
landlord. 2BR/1BA, hardwood walls
and floors, front screened porch, cor-
ner lot, short distance to Bay.
-, .. .
210 Old Bay City Road, Howard
Creek 2BR/1 BA home on 3 lots,
half cleared, some remodeling,
barn/tool shed, most appliances.,
$69,900. Call Brenda for an
143 Betty Drive, Port St. Joe
HUGE home on 3 lots with in-
ground pool. 3BR/3BA country
style home, 3600SF, LR, Family
room, formal DR, fireplace, 20x24
bonus room over garage, perfect
for large family, two car garage.
MLS#10119 REDUCED TO
Open 9 to 5, 7 Days A Week
CAPE SAN BLAS OFFICE
4693 Cape San Bias Road
:. 'Cape San Bias, FL 32456
Margaret Fletcher, Jeff Fletcher,
Paulette Cleare, Patrick Farrell, Pat Johnson
ST. JOE BEACH OFFICE
,,,6260 Highway 98
" rtijo0e Beach, FL 32456
Margaret Presswood, Charles Montford
relatively short-lived. Their viabil-
ity decreases in only two or three
weeks. I will offer some tips on
how to tell when palms seeds are
at their peak of freshness, and
how to germinate them. My infor-
mation was provided by
Extension Urban Horticulturalist
Dr. Robert J. Black with the IFAS
of the University of Florida.
When gathering palms seeds,
do not pick up those that have
fallen to the ground. By the time
the seeds drop, their viability is
greatly reduced. Usually, you can
recognize old palm seeds by their
color. They're darker than fresh
ones. Seeds contain a material
called endosperm, which darkens
with age. You can see this change
through the thin seed covering.
This makes it easy to tell fresh
seeds from old.
After you obtain fresh seeds,
it is not a good idea to store them
for any length of time. Extended
storage increases the time
required for the seeds to germi-
nate, and limits the number of
seedlings produced. If you think
exposing palm seeds to hot, dry
conditions will help make it easier
to remove the seed's coats, you're
wrong. Such exposure causes
rapid embryo shrinkage. The
greater the shrinkage, the slower
the germination. Soaking shrunk-
en seeds in water before,- planting
helps, but they'll never regain
their fresh quality. Even if the old
seeds do germinate, the seedlings
they produce will usually lack the
vigor. of those grown from fresh
Before the seeds are planted,
the fresh pulp should be removed.
Besides aiding germination, this
will lessen the chance of fungus
infection. Also, before planting,
Roy Lee Carter
Gulf County Extension Service
carefully examine the seeds for
insects. Weevils can attack many
palm species, even before the
Palm seeds can germinate in
flats containing a mixture of one-
third peat, one-third vermiculite
(ver-MIK-you-LIGHT), and one-
third sand. Some species germi-
nate well in'plastic bags filled with
sphagnum moss: However, if you
use this method, the seedlings
must be removed as soon as pos-
sible after germination. Carefully
remove them with tweezers, and
put them in containers of growing
Palms seedlings grow, down-
ward quickly, and ,can, be dam-
aged as they strike the bottom of
a shallow container. So, you
should transplant the seedlings
from their germinating flats as
soon as possible. .With proper
care, palms can be: transplanted
at almost anytime.
Palm seeds also can be germi-
nated, in ground beds, as long as
some bottom heat is supplied.
Otherwise, germination will be
extremely slow. Temperatures of
85 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit are
considered best. Heating .cables
may be used to raise the seedbed
temperature to the proper level.
Placing a sheet of plastic over the
bed will help retain heat and soil
Palms make attractive orna-
MEXICO BEACH OFFICE
1'200 U.S. .Highway 98
Mexico Beach, -FL 32410..
Joan Smithwick, Joy Holder,
Marlene Harris, Gloria Salinard
6930 Georgia Ave.
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
Contact Cathy Kitchens
Cape San Blas/Gulffront
Beautiful Gated Community
Contact Margaret or Jeff Fletcher
PINET WOODS BEACH
W -1.>< -,, ;." ..o t
Piney Woods Beach/Cape San Bias
Contact Margaret or Jeff Fletcher
$119,000 $385,000 MLS#8697-8700
One of a kind Gulfview
206 Highway 98
4 Bedroom, 3 Bath
Contact Joan Smithwick
Beautiful Home in Great Location
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
Contact, Marlene Harris
Beachside/Terrific View/EXCELLENT RENTAL
INCOME data available. As OWNER, enjoy
the income from this pleasingly decorated,
well maintained, furnished beach home.
Contact Joy Holder
'* L "" ^ ;
Beachside/29th St.So./Mexico Beach
House w/apt. gives buyer INCOME.
Furnished, Updated, Landscaped.
Property includes a NEW large
garage/boat house w/storage.
Call today for rental info Joy Holder
277 Country Club Rd.
Beautiful Location/Great Buy
Contact Paulette Cleare
111 & 113 Ponce De Leon Street
Great Investment for Rental Income
Contact Margaret Presswood,
$140,000 each MLS#6406
106 South 28th Street/Mexico Beach
.3 Bedroom, 3 Bath
Contact Marlene Harris
Bay Front/7044 Leeward Street
4 Bedroom, 4 Bath
Contact Paulette Cleare
1100 15th Street
4 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath
Contact Margaret Presswood
Beachfront Investment located at,
Mexico Beach. Many' Possibilities.
Contact Joan or Joy
Gulf View/160 Florida Ave.
3 Bedroom, 3 Bath
Pool, Hot Tub & Lots More
Contact Pat Johnson
New Listing/5347 Alabama Ave.
Great Beach House
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
Contact Cathy Kitchens
We have many other properties listed. Call for more information or visit us on the Internet at www.florida-beach.com
mental. And with just a little
care and patience you can grow
your own from seeds. It's an inter-
esting and rewarding project. For
more information on growing,
palms contact your local garden.
center or your County Extension.
Benefit for Cole ,
The Fish House in Mexicc
Beach will sponsor a fish fry td
benefit the family of Jessica Cole,i
who was recently diagnosed with
spinal meningitis. This family ig
in financial need, and it's time foil
the community to help. -
The fish fry will be held
Monday, August 27th from 11':00
to 8:00 CT. The Fish House ,will
close its regular restaurant opera-
tions to, hold this benefit. TheC
will be serving local fish from local
contributing fishermen, along
with cole slaw, french fries, tea
and dessert. Sharon front
Sharon's Cafe, Chef Bill froin
Toucan's and Eric and Mark from
the Fish House will all be helping
to prepare the food. The plates are
$7 for adults and $3.50 for chil-
dren 12 and under. Tickets are
available at numerous local busi-
nesses and at the Fish House.,
Go and join in the festivities
as everyone pulls, together as a
community to show what commu-
nities are all about. There will be
balloons, face painting, raffles,
door prizes and more.
There will be a silent auction
held the same day to benefit the
Coles and the family of Billy
Shurrum, who is still in critical
medical condition after a recent
auto accident. Included in -the
auction are two eight hour charter
fishing trips, several gift ceitif-
cates, and there is more to come.
All auction donations need to be
dropped off at the Fish House by
.-All commitments of fish dona.
tions need to be given.by Aueust
15th. This a community etfort. so
anyone wishing to help -out
should call Carol at .the Fish
House. Let's all pull together and
show what communities are all
There will be more news soop
about the progress of Shurrum
and Cole's medical conditions.
Call 648-8950 if you would
like to contribute in any way.: i
Department of Children
and Families Moves
Closer to Accreditation
The Department of Children
and Families, Office of Mission,
Support and Performance, recent-
S'ly released an invitation to negoti-
ate (ITN) to identify a national
accreditation consortium and/or
lead, accreditor. Once identified,
the consortium/accreditor will aid
in the department's effort to
receive national recognition as a
quality service organization.
Accreditation will be, for all
programs and services offered by
the department on a statewide
basis. It is determined by a group
of social services professionals
who objectively determine that the
department is operating within
the highest professional stan-
dards and national best practices.
Contract execution is expect-
ed to take place by December
Kathleen A. Kearney, secre-
tary of the department, looks for-
ward to the process taking shape.
"The opportunity' for us to con-
duct a detailed self-study, using
the accreditor secured through.
this process, will lead to
improved, standardized and
streamlined procedures and prac-
tices throughout the department,"
In addition, national recogni-
tion as an accredited agency will
allow the department .to further
pursue system reforms and
improve current practices.
Accreditation serves as an assur-
ance to the public, and to private
funding sources, that the depart-
ment provides quality services to
the people we serve.
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Sponsored by the Gulf County
\ Sheriff's Department /
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001 PAGE 5B
Investment View: Don't Overlook the Importance of Asset Allocation
By: Andy Wilkinson
During the most recent period
'of strong stock performance many
.investors over-weighted stocks to
'take advantage of their outstand-
ing returns. Risk seemed minimal
-as people watched their accounts
'grow. In essence, bonds and their
'limited returns were forgotten.
Then the sudden economic tur-
moil and stock market downturn
created the opposite effect as
many investors ran for the cover
Sof fixed income investments and
In recent years, asset alloca-
tion-or the division of assets
between stocks, bonds, and
cash-has been over-influenced by
market extremes, making this an
ideal time for a closer look at how
the right allocation can help
investors meet their financial
Establish a Balance
Theoretically, when stocks
In times of market volatility,
research is an invaluable resource
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are up, bond yields are down, and
as inflation soars, the dollar loses
value. This relationship helps
explain why some investors tend
to limit their focus to the one rhar-
ket that's performing better at the
present time. And as markets
shift, investors adjust. But for
those who wish to avoid huge
fluctuations, it is important to
keep assets balanced. When
assets are diversified, something
should always be working for you.
Finding the right balance (or
weighting) of assets for your port-
folio can help safeguard your sav-
ings from market volatility.
Adjust for Your Financial
Beyond more stability, a bal-
anced portfolio also helps
investors focus on meeting their
financial needs and objectives. To
better evaluate your allocation,
consider current holdings,
.9 s ,
expected expenses, and your time
horizon before retirement. Also
take a look at employment securi-
ty, tax implications, the value
(and risk) of any stock options,
and your risk tolerance. A finan-
cial advisor, working with. your
tax advisor, can help you develop
a plan based on these variables.
Cover All Bases
As mentioned before, the
proper asset allocation will ,help
investors make the most of the
'market while also meeting their
financial goals. To decide how
much of a portfolio belongs in
each category, carefully review
your expenses. .
Plan cash first. It's important
to maintain enough cash tW cover
emergencies that could last three
months or more. Money market
accounts and Certificates of
Deposit (CDs) are both good
short-termn options for this sav-
To plan for major expenses
that are a few years down the
road,, consider 'fixed income
options. Combinations of T-bills,
.corporate bonds, and municipal
bonds can be selected with vary-
ing benefits and maturity dates
that could make the funds avail-
able for upcoming home purchas-
es and college tuition bills. If this
,savings is invested entirely, in
' stocks, you might be forced to sell
when the market is down.
Invest in equities for long-
term savings. Though stocks tra-
ditionally provide the strongest
returns of all asset categories,
Four Offices to Serve You: .
SMexico Beach Office St. Joe Bay Office
U 101 South.33rd Street at Hwy. 98 2010 Hwy. C-30
Rentals (850) 648-5449 Sales (850) 648-5683 (850) 227-9600 Fax (850) 227-2115
Gulf Coast Realty, Inc. Fax (850) 648-4247
Cape Office ,Barrier Dunes Office
Cr21G W itycm 4320 Cape San Bias Road 110 Barrier Dunes Drive, Cape San Bias
C21GulfCoastRealty.com Sales (850) 227-2160 Fax (850) 648-4247 (850) 229-1500:
Sales@C21GulfCoastRealty.com. T01l Free (800) 582-2990 (800) 451-2349 (800) 600-1298
S.@1999 Century 21 Real Estate Corporation and trademark and seruicomrk of Century 21 Real Estate Corporation. Each office is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity.
Established commercial property almost contiguous to'".
7672 Hwy 98 St. Joe Beach Magnificent unob- Arvida's first water front development in Gulf County! Bay Front 1953 CR C-30 b.l .n ih.s cu:o..
structed Gulf-view! Spectacular vintage large Florida This motel has tremendous potential for a business and/or | d :i,.J 3BP :29. 1591 :1 home .,s on approx. 1.3
beach house and landscaping %h fr. and a capital investment. The particulars are 10 units w/3 of acre .. ,ilcol.n, ,ab pr,.r..- Si J oe Propery has
patio spaces. 5BR/3BA on 4 lots. Although consilru.:t- the units kitchenettes and owners quarters is a combo of boai ba:..-, pro..d.r.g ba, occes: r :,,e of the best
approx. 700 sq.ft. of office space connected to a 12'x65'
.ed of cypress and pine, recently ,, vinyl, mobile home. Don't missout on ths unique income pro-, 12x6 New Gulf Front Home with Bay Atcess 3BR/3BA with shg lod Spt tloor plan, gas tp, H/C central
aCH/al:anis t oIs#938u 'Ihoro- 'foors, berber carpet, fully furnished. Hardy elec., extra under the house storage. The viwdlo'ne is
.CH/.l pm in 90. -. .3 .uci9 inrerfmenlopportunity $599,000. MLS99383. har in 6 mdtf doors, berber carpet, fully furnished. Hardy eclex 1 Call Paneicia Rho at 648-5683 ext.viX.
Cgrea. ,epuba...r..', S490 000 MLS10l207 Contacil *gar-snen or S599000. ding, metal roof, screen porch and open deck. p."..':, Call Poicia Raap at 648-5683.ext .
Ellen Allemore Mor.. ..2 o"tS a- *rdwalk to Beach and deeded Bay access! Great loca- MLS6290. S495.00
M .-A orin on Cape San Bias for only $515,000. MLS #9646
Commercial Property- Tis properly is zoned residential, What A Viewl 4 p .A5 8. 6 o-nhmr.e deck. ele-
820 Hwy 98 Mexico Beach Commercial pprox but has a special exemption for a professional doctors .vator, furnished, on the Cape, $325,000. Call Preston
-66.'X80'-lot and building with good parking. Great 'Rfic. The office will be so furnished for the exeeotin n "Russ 227-2160.
of some personal items. Owner will finance w/ 20%
d.- icT .' rjoiohable ih,, pioprr, ,s locled only c.ne
blo. tonM', he r-.ui.:Ipal hop.ial S225,000
225 8th Street .BR' 2BA w.' bonus room and a laige
cpen. k-chen ThI, house .ils 01o a 77 i 70 lot Ihai is onlf
one block lrom, ie bo .v Por .i i J, The home is priced
at 5104.900 or may be purchased with the adjacent lot
that is next door for S154,800. The lot may be sold sep
rate for only S49,900. MLSA9924.
11I E & F 1st St., Mexico Beach. Duplex on corner lot
- One of a kindl Greal locai-on o.e house Let.eenr
duplex and higha, 'hen beach 2 8' IBp. upilair ^.i.h
2 deck lor gull .,e. 28 IBA. do.nvaa.rs i.h gull .e
deck Sleel rool. ceramic 1-Ie Iloors CH a Use cone I,r
>oursell and reni" o,,e ul S249,000. MLS9253. Con'
tact Ellen Allemore.
743 Jones Homestead Road This home was recently
remodeled n 1998 ;il- n.,ar.,;proe.nene, luch a ,
s ', a. lnd os lao,,g ,cal,',q a,,d nc ,,e l Ths
Iod:cap-',9 MLSx9816 S166.000 Call Susie White.....'' A ..-,, -
Bay Front Cape San Bias JBR. a i. Io.el, c-lo. hom.e
^^-.^..,^y^^^^^ _. -. "I'H w/approx. 125' on the bay. Spacious floor plan with
1111 1 large oak paneled GR 'lielice beautiful open-
kitchen, s ,I;,'lhi central vac and large screened porch.
m m M Includes iB'" ie-, apartment and 1BR/1BA 'furnished
guest house! Built with lots of extras! Bordwalko Bay.
SFull honku,,n & covered parkinagfor RV. Beautiful location
71 N. Duck Avenue Howard Creek 3
bedrooms, 2 baths. MLS#8022, $99,500
.,"'" ". .'.'.f.':'..' : Gulf P.nes Subdivision- A r, n,e 38R 8-0 h .ore Iha
Brighton By The Sea Bea.0.i gulgl l..i l home 3 .is just steps from the beach. Enjoy the great views from the
lecd.' E:r. a I-bl. 6132 Hwy C-30, Call Annra :open deck and screen porch. Would be a great rental
Norton. $429,000. MLS#10101 investment. $299,990. MLS#9926
on St. Joe Bay for only $475,000 MLS #5086
CAPE SAN BLAS
Bay View C-30, #7 Sand Bar Drive, $73,500. Contact Bill
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.
Interior,, MLS#6902, Park side Circle, $75,000, Elva
Interior Lot, MLS#5327, Cape San Bias Rd., $89,900.
Interior, MLS#6528, Secluded Dunes Drive, $129,9.00.
Interior Lot, MLS#6202, Westwind Drive, $99,900.
Interior Lot, MLS#6955, Westwind Drive, $110,000 Susie
Interior Lot, MLS#6956, Cape San Bias Rd., $110,000
Interior Lot, MLS#5332, Secluded Dunes Drive,
1st Tier Lot Two Palms, Cape Son Bias $164,9001 MLS
1st Tier, MLS#8085, Mariner's Lane, $149,900, Susie
1st Tier, MLS#5330,100 Secluded Dunes Dr., $179,900.
MLS#6036, 6033, 6029, 6037, 6034, 6035, Country
Club Drive, $55,000 each.
Lagoon Front, MLS#6968, Lot 53 HWY C30, $68,000
Lagoon Front, MLS#6969, Lot 54 HWY C30, $69,000
MLS#2599, Hwy C-30, $69,900.
MLS#2600, Hwy C-30, $129,500.
MLS#2601, Hwy C-30, $159,500.
141 Pineda St. St. Joe Beach Lot 15, BIk 14 In first
block of beach. $45,000. MLS#9824. Contact Ellen Alle-
143 Pineda St. St. Joe Beach Lot 14, Blk 14 In first
block of beach. $45,000. MLS#9825. Contact Ellen Alle-
7734 Hwy 98, St. Joe Beach, 75x90 Unobstructed Gulf
view. $210,000. MLS#9330. Ellen Allemore.
Interior, MLS#6873, Mexico Beach, 233 Kim Kove,
$42,000, REDUCED $39,000. Brenda Miller.
9217 AUGER AVE BEACON HILL 3 BR. IB One
l-d, lio.T.. bea.:h $124,900.00 MLS #9343. Call
Linda Ulm for more information.
e"' .i '
New Gulf Front Home with Bay Access 38R 2 58B
[, a'i..',llt .lurn,:,e." ,, h deeded Ba, accei: a.-,d
,Boardwalk to Beach! Hardy Board siding, metal roof,
screen porch, hardwood floors, berber.carpet and 3rd
.floor sun deck to enjoy the gorgeous view! A great
buy for S525.900. MLS #9645
92 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach Beautiful Sunsets and
Great LivingI :o'.:'.i o., dedccaed beach with
unobstructed llt .,e F i l.'-.je 2 1'cr, custom built
'"brick home with personality on 1.5 lots. 4 bed-
room, 3.5 Bath. Approx. 3532 sq. ft. 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,', carpet/tile
throughout. Many unique amenities. $629,000.00.
MLS#9252. Contact Ellen Allemore
MLS#6921, St. Joe Beach, Santa Anna Street,
$34,900, Susie White.
PORT ST. JOE
'Bay View,. MLS#5396, 9648, 9650, Hwy 98,
,Interior, Word Ridge, MLS#6883, Garrison Ave,
4 lots 400'x150'. Call Susie White. $24,500.
MLS#5223, North Of Wewa, Idlewood Drive, $9,900
MLS#4486, Dogwood Ave., $14,900.
Interior, MLS#5989, 6557, Lot 36, 37, 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, Ani-
Interior, MLS#6882, Dalkielh, Douglas Landing Rd.,
interiorr, MLS#6880, Dalkieth, Bryants Landing Rd.,
Interior, MLS#6878, Dalkieth, Hwy 381, $189,000.
MLS#5506, 6000 Dalkieth Rd., $64,500.
Interior, MLS # 9581, Overstreet, Sunshine Rd., 4.7
acres, $40,500, Patricia Raap
Intracoastal Waterway, MLS # 9261, Overstreet,
Roberts Landing Rd., 35.9 acres, $199,000, Patricia
Raap.Interior, MLS#6624, Wewahitchka, Wetappo
Drive, $11,800, Patricia Raap.
Interior, MLS#6157, 6154, 6156, 6060, 6155, Lot 5,
2, 4, 1, 3, Long Street, $12,900 each.
Interior, MLS#6993, Finch Lane, $13,750, Linda Ulm.
Interior, MLS#8036, Quarter Horse Lane, '$21,000,
Interior, MLS#6097, Wewahitchka, Hwy. 386,
$195,500, Patricia Roop.
they also have'the most volatility.
With a long-term horizon, you will
have the freedom to sell stocks
that have reached their perfor-
mance expectations and hold onto
those that still have the potential
This advice may sound famil-
iar, but for investors who allowed
their portfolios to shift almost
exclusively into stocks or fixed
incoine investments, it demands a
new order of priority and level
attention. Research has shown
that asset allocation may be the
most important decision an
investor can make. To learn more
about how the proper asset allo-
cation can help you achieve your
financial goals, contact your
Andy Wilkinson is a financial'
advisor with Prudential Securities
in the Destin, Pensacola offices
and can be contacted at 1-866-
715-4793 or email -andywilkin-
Take Me to a Good
"Hope," a small female fiest, is
cute, petite, and almost grown.
Take her or one of her friends to':
your loving home today. i
At present the humane soci-
ety has "Hope," male and female
four month old golden retriever
mixed puppies, "Sweetie," a'
female boxer bulldog mixed
puppy, "Dan," a beautiful year old
black lab, "Boston Blackie," a shy
three year old chow and lab mix
with all shots and neutered and
free, "Molly," spayed and vacci-
nated for free, a small red female
shaggy, a female long-haired
grey/white tabby cat that is
spayed. vaccinated. declawed and
free. six tiny five week old kittens,'
four black, one calico and one
white and orange, one cream col-
ored grown male cat, neutered
For more information, you
may contact the St. Joseph Bay
Humane Society at 227-1103 or
visit the web site at www.cape-
Executive Director of the a comprehensive, educati
Florida Department. of Veterans' ing memorial that will
.Affairs (FDVA) Jennifer Carroll the accomplishments o
announced a renewed commitf- who sacrificed for us," Ca
ment by the department towards other stated. The complete
the establishment of Florida's will cost $ 1.9 million, all(
World War II Memorial at a recent must be funded, with pr
meeting of the Florida corporate dollars.
Commission on Veterans' Affairs. During the' ar, 16
The Commission unanimously Americans served in uni
approved her proposal. which 248,000 were Floric
"December 8th will mark the addition to the veterans
60th anniversary of the attack on sands more contributed
Pearl Harbor," said Carroll. It's war effort at home, 1
tile for Floridians to help build a roads, military installati<
memorial to those who served businessess that made
their country with honor, acted what it is today.
with heroism, and gave us the Stating that the ti:
priceless, ageless gift of freedom." come for Floridians to re
A committee has been estab- and honor the sacrifices i
lished to help raise funds for: the state's veterans, Gover
A -permanent Florida WWII Bush signed a law. provi,
,Memorial adjacent to the Museum the creation of a Florid;
of Florida History; War II Memorial.
A major traveling exhibit, due "I believe that we ca
to open in the Museum of Florida adequately repay them f
History in Tallahassee on Dec. sacrifices," expressed
7th that lill be "on loan" to major Martory, chairman of the
museums around the state for Commission on Veterans'
four months each: Wa Establishing a memory
Permanent ..orld Wa' r II exhibit will, express our a
' permanent World War tion for their noble heroism
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* Screen Porches
* Florida Rooms
* Pool Enclosures Storm Shutters
* Aluminum Handrailing
* Screen Repair
Bring in your old screens for replacement (aluminum only)
Opportunity! $315,000 MLS#9836 Contact Ellen
- -_ : *
107 Monica Dr;ve Port St. Joe A I,,.el, 3bR 2B 4 home
iha. ha: beer, .ece.ll, .e.-nodeled MLSa9123, S113 500.
Call Susie White.
1211 Palm Blvd. j bed.ca.'. 2 .baik $94,500.00.
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1 UCeadoo 1412JtBATIfullyHouAtfED Iitted.ANTED IHELP WANTE
AUCTION .every Fri. 7 p.m. ET in
ANTIQUE MALL at Old Port Theatre.
WADE CLARK AUCTIONS
314 Reid Avenue, PSJ, 229-9282
AB1239, AU1737, AU743
10% Buyer's Prerni.
Real Estate, Estates & Liquidations
Anchor Realty & Mortgage Co.
1987 Ford F-150 Pick uptruck, 6 cylin-
der, standard, a/c. $1,200. Call 647-
1993 Explorer XLT. sun roof, loaded,
new tires & shocks, 126,000 miles.
$4,900. Call 648-6766. Itp8/9
1991 Ford F-150, AT, 4x4, a/c.. Good
condition. $5,800 firm. Call 229-6752.
RV for sale. 31 ft. Airstream, 76 clas-
sic international model, completely
renovated, new carpet, drapes &
upholstery. Road ready, must see
inside. $8.900. Call 850-227-3111.
1991 Buick Century Custom, grey, 4
door, 149,000 miles, runs great but a/c
is out. Asking $850. Call Mike at 647-
1997 Ford Explorer, Loaded, C.D. etc.
1998 Jeep Wrangler 4x4, maroon with
spice interior, custom rims, C.D. player,
45,000 miles. Good condition. $11,000.
Call Brian at 229-8140. 2tp8/9
1995 F-150 XLT Ford Extended Cab
4x4, Blue & White, push button 4 wheel
drive. Excellent condition, 79,000 miles.
Call 850-647-8658.' 4tp8/2
1997 Grand Cherokee Laredo. $17,500.
Call 229-7846. 2tp8/2
1998 Nissan Altima GXE, black with
beige interior, 37k miles. $10.500. Call
1988 Honda 50 CC Scooter. 8500. Call
229-6773 after 4 pm ET. Runs good.
new.seat cover. 2tp8/2
1991 Ford Tempo, auto, ac, S800. Call
1999 Mercury Villager. very clean, good
i condltion;- one owner. -$15,500.. Call
227-7815 after 5:00 pm. 4tc7/19
17 ft. Pro Skiff. 50 h.p. Johnson. less
than 10 hr. Center console. Great White
STrolling Motor, many extras. 89,500.
SCall 850-229-8287. ltc8/9
20 ft. Bay Hawk. 115 Evinrude
Outboard. MTi Trailer. live well. great
bay boat. See at Steve's Boats. S2.750.
Call 770-886-4948. 2tp8/2
1983 20 ft. Wellcraft w/1997 Suzuki
140 eft. also alpelco depth finder.
$6,500 or best offer. Call 647-9260
evenings please. 4tc7/26
1983 20' Chaparral fishing boat
w/cuddy cabin. 235. hp Evinrude
Outboard. Good condition, $7.000. Call
648-5868. -, tfc8/2
KAYAKS! Unsinkable. self-balling, sta-
ble. safe and FUN! 314 Reid Avenue (at
the Port Theatre). Several to choose
from! Open Tues.-Sat. 229-9282 lc8/2
1 Seadoo 14 1/2 Jet Boat fully outfitted.
Call 850-663-2102. 2tc8/2
Licensed Day Care Provider, Day,
Evening, Shifts or overnight as
arranged. St. Joe Beach area, call 647-
2687 for applications or Information.
2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment in Port St.
Joe. Furnished or unfurnished. $475 a
month, call 850-997-1765. 2tc8/9
3 bedroom, 2 bath home at 348 Selma
Street. Large den & living room, new
ch&a, refrigerator & stove, washer &
dryer connections. Call 647-5092 or
COMMERCIAL SPACE with parking
for 3 different businesses. Separate
entrances. WATERFRONT AT SIM-
MONS BAYOU on C-30. Handicapped
1) 1,175 feet includes reception area.
large central area with soaring ceil-
ing. 2 smaller offices, huge kitchen.
rest room, balcony overlooking bay.
2) 12x14 office with storage, rest
3) Lower level, 3 rooms, large storage
area opening directly outside. Great
for outdoor-type venture.
Reasonable, Call 227-7234 for infor-
Furnished Efficiency-type apartment
in P.S.J. Call 639-3600. tfc8/2
Adorable 3 bedroom, I bath house in
Oak Grove. Separate living and dining
rooms, new carpet. No pets. $450 a
month. Call 227-7234. *tfc8/2
3 bedroom house on 7th Street for rent,
call 648-5306. tfc8/2
For lease business retail on H\wy. 98.
Panama City. 2.350 sq. ft. renovated
street level, S1,500 a month. 7,500 sq.
ft. upper level with elevator & large win-
dows, $3,375 a month. 2.000 sq. ft.
high ceilings ideal shop. S900 a month.
* 900 sq. ft. space, $500 a month. 690
inside space, $400 a month. Building
located at 3210 Business Hwy. 98. Call
Office Building 40'x50%, 401 Garrison
Ave., across from Post Office. Call
Marilyn at 850-674-2411 or Phil at
229-6460 for more information. 61t8/02
For Rent. RV Spaces. full hookup. call
229-8959, leave message. 8tp7/5
3 bedroom, 2 bath triplex, 116 36th
Street. Mexico Beach. All three proper-
ties are available Canal front with boat
dock. Very spacious, all major appli-
ances included, unfurnished, pets
allowed with approval. $800 a month.
Please call Gulf Coast Vacation Rentals
at 648-5449. 8tc6/28
2 bedroom. 1.5 bath, older block home
across Hwy 98 from Mexico Beach.
Summer, Weeklv Rental Winter,
Monthly Rental. No Smoking. No Pets,
call 229-6553. tfc8/2
For Lease: Warehouse/Garage on
Williams Ave. 2550 sq. ft., 2 service
bays, 2nd story loft, 227-1429. trI?,'2,
4 bedroom. 2 bath home. nice quiet
neighborhood, screened patio near bay.
Call 229-6055. tfc8/2
Dic: 228 Reid Ave. Street, Port St Joe, FL
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours
night: 647-3882 -
St. Joe Beach,
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,125
Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL
32456 (850) 227-7451
Central .heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
MOSS CREEK APTS.,126
Amy Circle, Wewa-
hitchka, FL 32465.
Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
S* On-site Management
(352) 472-3952 1_
Mexico Beach Mini
Storage Units, 6'x12',
and 12'x12'. 648-5146,
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
/GULF SHORE STORAGE
PLUS SMALL ENGINE REPAIRS
St. Joe Rent-All, Inc.
706 First Street
/ MINI-STORAGE \
5x10 10x10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT!
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 tfc8/2
2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands Realty 648-4400. tfc8/2
Seeking property owners with units'
available for long term rentals. Our fees
are reasonable and we have a heavy
demand for long term rentals. Arlihe
Realty, Inc. 850-647-2628. tfc8/2
For Rent, 850 sq. ft. warehouse with
office & rest room, $250 monthly. Gulf
South Self Storage 229-6200. tfc8/2
Large' 2 bdrm. house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. 'screen porch. carport & laun-
Large 2 bedroom apartment. stove &
refrig., washer/dryer hook-up.
New extra ig. 3 bdrm. house. 1 1/2
ba.,-inside laundry rm., ch&a, dish-
washer & stove, fully carpeted. No pets.
*Small 2 idrm. home, auto heat & air,
One bedroom apartment, washer/
dryer hookup. Call 229-6777 after 7
Apart./Homes for' Rent: 1 3 BR
apart/duple-xes/homes for rent in Mex.
Bch. Furn.& unfurnished. Call Parker
Realty at 850-648-5777 for more info.
Long Term Rent, 5 bedroom, 4 bath
fully furnished house in Beacon Hill
with great water, view! Call Crystal
Sands-Realty, Inc. at 648-4400. 4tc7/26
3285 Garrison Ave., 3 bedroom 2 bath
home close to schools. Please call 850-
907-1320 after 6:00 pm. 4tc7/19
Yard Sale, Corner 7th & Woodward.
Sat., Aug. 11. Household items. crafts,
clothes, shoes and misc. items., ltp8/9
Back Deck Yard Sale. 584 Marlin,
SjHighland View.-Fn & Sat.. Aug. 10 &
SI\. 8:00 tUll. Couch, recliner, solid wood
coffee & end tables, several 3 piece
men's suits, clothes of all sizes, lots of
misc. Rain will cancel. I tp8/9
4 Family Garage Sale. Gulf Aire. 322
Beacon Rd., 512. 514. 518 Gulf Alre
Drive. Fri. & Sat., Aug. 10 & I 1. 8.00
am-2:00 pm. Rain or Shine. Itp8/9
Yard Sale, New Bethel A.M.E. Church
Annex, located at the corner of Ave' C'
and Hwy. 98, Sat.. Aug. 11, 8:00 am.
Miscellaneous items for sale. ltc8/9
2 Family Garage Sale. 2001 Marvin
Ave., Sat., Aug. I 1, 8:00 am till 2:00.
Lots of clothes & toys. I tc8/9
McDonald's Restaurant will be inter-
viewing and taking applications in
the library conference room. Friday
4:00-6:00 & Saturday 12:00-4:00. Call
227-5650 for alternative times. Itc8/9
Restaurant Help Wanted Part Time
Customer Service and Cash Handling.
Experience helpful All shifts.
Manatee's. Hwv. 98. Mexico Beach. 648-
Golf Course Maintenance Willing to
train someone who has desire to learn.
a positive attitude & good work ethic.
Apply at St. Joseph Bay Country Club
between 9:00 am & 3:00 pm. Ask for Cal
or Elaine. 2tc8/9
Chemical Technician, Certified
Pesticide licensed & I year experience
preferred. Will train an individual who
has desire to learn, a positue attitude &
a good work ethic. Apply at St. Joseph
Bay Country Club weekdays 9:00 am-
3:00 pm, ask for Cal or Elaine. 3tc8/9
SAY YOU SAW
COINS BY THE BAY! .
I buy and sell old coins and
paper money. Billy Stephens.
fair prices. Home 229-1252,
Independent Beauty Consultant
58 Hwy. 98 Mexico Beach, FL
RN's PRN New PRN Pay scale. Gulf
Pines Hospital. Contact Sandy Watson
at 227-1121 ext. 153. Drug Free
Workplace EOE. 2tc8/9
POSITION VACANCY WITH THE GULF
COUNTY SCHOOLS 2001-2002.
Opportunity Center Aide,
Wewahitchka High School. Application
deadline August 10, 2001, 12:00 NOON
E.S.T. Contact Ms. Sara Joe Wooten,
Director, Gulf County School Board,
150 Middle School Road, Port St. Joe,
FL 32456, 850-229-6940 or 850-227-
1999. Job description 'available at/Gulf
County School Board Office at 150
Middle School Road in Port St. Joe.
Qualifications. High School Diploma or
equivalent; successful candidate must
pay cost for fingerprint analysis ($42).
Salary will be determined by salary
schedule grant funded. GULF COUNTY
SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ltc8/9
POSITION VACANCY WITH THE GULF
COUNTY SCHOOLS 2001-2002.
Teacher (Middle School English)
Wewahitchka Jr.-Sr. High School.
Appllcauon deadline August 10. 2001,
12:00 NOON C.D.T. Contact Dr. William
F. Trubv. Principal. Wewahitchka Jr.-Sr.
High School. 754 E. River Road.
Wewahitchka. FL 32465. 650-639-
2228. A copy of the advertised job
descnption is available from the school
office or the distinct office building
located at 150 Middle School Road in
Port St. Joe. Qualifications: Applicable
Florida teaching certification or able to
obtain a certificate. Salary will be deter-
mined by salary schedule. GULF COUN-
TY SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. I tcS/9
TYPESETTER NEEDED YESTERDAY!
Excellent communication skills and
grammatical knowledge a priority. Need
to be a proficient typist and computer
literate. Group insurance and paid hol-
idays. Enjoyable working atmosphere
Please send resume to The Star. P. 0.
B1x 308, Port St. Joe, FL 32457, or pick
up application at The Star office, 209
ReldAve. No phone calls. tfc8/2
Full time Receptionist. Monday-
Friday, 8:00-5:00. Work for busy physi-
cian's office. Drug Free Workplace.
EOE. Call 229-6979 for more informa-
RN FT or PT 7A and 7P Shifts.
Leave the hustle and bustle of the big
city. Come to the quiet pristine Port St.
Joe area and a small rurga hospital
where your human qualiues and needs
are recognized. Contact Sand'v Watson
RN. DON at 227-1121 ext. 153. Dt ug
Free Workplace and EOE. 2tc8/2
LPN 7-3, FT Gulf Pines Hospital.
Notif': Sandy Watson RN, 'BSN. DON.
Drug Free WVorkplace EOE. 227-1121
ext. 153. 2tc8/2
O.R. Nurse/Scrub Tech. Gulf Pines
Hospital.. Contact: Sandy Watson RN,
BSN. DON. Drug Free Workplace EOE.
227-1121 ext 153. 2tc8/2
M ia~^^ vef
IT IN THE STAR
HELH EUT LENR AMSELAEU
180 AVENUE C
Pick-up and Delivery
Therapeutic Massage by
David Oakley, L.M.T.
at Cooper's Cut & Style
Lic#: MA0029475;.Lic#: MM10098
,' .Good Health Tastes Great II
Restricted diets can In-
clude wonderfully tasty
*foods-Stop by and see
Nature's Perfect Food how tasty "free" can bel
Organic Grocery Fat-free, sugar-free,
TasPocletPlNeM doesn't mean taste-free!
* LowFat& Fat FreeYogurt-2/$1.50
* Chickpea Hummus-flavors-$1.990ea. Mon-Thurs9 amto 6pm 402111dSt.
* Garlc/Onlon Tofu-$1.99 Frid 9am to 7 pm Port SLJoe
*Asst. Juice Quarts-3/$5.00 Sat -10 am to 5 pm (acrossuomtheold
Tel: 850-229-1382 Sale Ends Sat. 8/25/01 IGAParkhrg Lat
Growing local company looking for a
reliable person with a clean valid dri-
vers license to service customers
home. Vehicle provided. Please send
resumes to Services, P 0 Box 308, Port
St. Joe, FL 32457 or may fax 850-227-
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 &
non-experienced. Career opportunity!
Benefits! Call 850-234-9900. E-mail:
Part-Time, Day & Evening positions.
Resident Care, call Pam at Geri-Care
Toucan's Restaurant, Hwy 98 in
Mexico Beach has all positions open.
Apply In person. expenence very help-
Senior Companion Needed The Gulf
County Senior Citizens Assoc., Inc. has
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 alight meal and sit
with an elderly person, and be income
qualified. Applicants can be picked up
at our Senior Citizens Center at 120
Library Drive In Port St. Joe. For more
information please call 229-8466 and
ask for Debbie or Marion. We are an
equal opportunity employer. tfc8/2
Gulf County Schools is in dire need of
substitute bus drivers for both. ends
of the county. The transportation
department needs dedicated, respon-
sible individuals to help transport a
very valuable cargo KIDS!!!! If you
need to fulfill a desire to make a valu-
able contribution to the community
please enroll now. Call Don Rich or
Carolyn Peak at 227-1204. This
opportunity can lead to full time
Small Engine and Maintenance
Mechanic needed. Must have expeon-
ence. St. Joe Rent-All. 706 1st Street.
Port St. Joe. tUc8/2
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HUMAN
SERVICES Position Title: HUWIMAN
SERVICES ANALYST, Position
Number: 028023, Class Code: 5868.
Closing Date: 08/13/2001. Location:
. GULF County: GULF, Pay Grade: 017,
Annual Salary Range: $25.047.36 to
S39.226.46 (Applicants are normally
hired at the minimum of the. salary
range) Contact Person: Douglas M.
Kent. MPH ADM. Gulf County Health
Department. 502 Fourth Street. Port St.
Joe, FL. 32456. Phone: (8501 227-1276.
EXT. 103, Announcement Type: Open
Competitive Opportunity An Equal
Employer. Special Notes: This position
will plan, manage and promote the
smoke free tobacco program in the Gulf
County School System. Non-smoker
required. Excellent computer skills.
extensive knowledge of program man-
agement & budgeting pref. Finger print-
ing required. Salary commensurate with
experience. Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited
college or university and two years of
professional experience in community
services, social, economic. health or
rehabilitative services. human
resources development and training,
program planning, evaluation.
research, program analysis. investiga-
tive work or business. A master's degree
from an accredited college or university
can substitute for one year- of the
required experience. Professional or
non-professional experience as
described above can subsutute on a
year-for-year basis for the required col-
lege education. This agency is not
accepting electronic applications for
this position. You may. submit a hard
copy of your application to the address
indicated in the announcement. 2tc8/2
Graphics Designer or Artist Designer
- Must be proficient in Quark,
Photoshop and other related software.
Using Macintosh systems. Pre press
knowledge and experience as is applica-
ble, to the commercial printing and
newspaper trade is needed. Benefits
included in package. Send, resume to
The Star Publishing Company, P.O. Box
308, Port St. Joe, FL 32457 or apply in
person at 209 Reid Avenue in Port St.
Cashiers needed at conveniences
store on Cape San Bias. Call Tammy at
229-8775 for details. tfc8/2
CHILDREN'S OUTREACH COUN-
SELOR GULF COUNTY. Provides
assessment, counseling and Intensive
Therapeutic Onsite Services (ITOS), for
children and their families in Gulf and
Franklin counties. Works primarily in
the schools, clients' homes and other
locations in the community. Duties may
include Emergency Services. Requires
Bachelor's degree. in a human services
field and documented training in mental
health, or Master's degree in human
services field. Base salary dependent
upon experience and credentials.
Excellent benefits plus annual $2,125
area differential and, if applicable,
$2,488 on-call stipend. Send Resume
to: Component Director, 311 Williams
Avenue, Port St. Joe, FL 32456. Life.
Management Center is an equal
opportunity employer and a drug-free
JOB NOTICE The Gulf County Board
of County Commiqsioners will be
accepting applications until Friday,
August 10, 2001, 5:00 p.m., E.T., for
the following position: Water
Department Clerk. Applicants must,
possess good math skills, work wqll
with tre public and. be computer liter-
ate. All applicants will be tested through
the Gulf/Franklin Center. Applications
are available at the Gulf County
Commission Office, 1000 Cecil. G.
Costin Blvd., Sr., Room 302, Port St.
Joe, Florida 32436 (850) 229-6106,
Monday through Frinday. 8.00 a.m. -
5:00 p.m.. E.T. All applicants must have
a valid Flonda s Dnrivers License, high
school diploma or equivalent and be 18
years old Gulf County enforces a Drug-
Free Workplace Policy and is an Equal
Employer. ,,'s.' Nathan Peters, Jr.,
Chairman Attest: s.' Douglas C.
Birmingham. Clerk 2tc, 8/2
Now hiring full time medical
assist/front office person at a busy
family practice. Call June at Cypress
Medical Clinic, Wewahitchka, FL. 2K:8/2
Seeking Equipment Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must ha'e
valid FL drivers license. Apply at C W.
Roberts Contracung. Inc.. PO Box 1883.
Hosford. FL 32334. 850-379-S116.
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Anyone with knowledge of the where-
abouts of John Catha's wallet either
return to 1409 Palm Blvd. Port St. Joe
or call 229-9518. No Questions Asked.
Lost Black & White Chihuahua with
spots. Last seen June 19th. Red Bull
Island In Wewa. Name is Freckles. Call
229-8720 (day) or 639-5686 (nights)..m-,/
Unfinished Furniture @
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe
.234 Reid Avenue
Quality Refinishing since 1982
Call John Reeves at 229-6374
I MA* EEPNG-AUO.DISELSRI
BOB'S PAINT &
30 Continuous Years of
Automotive Body Repair
Body & Window Work
Expert Automotive Painting
FREE ESTIMATES on Your Body Work
Call or See BOB HEACOCK
Baltzell Ave. Phone 227-7229
Gulf Diesel Service
Diesel Engine Repair
229-8651 or 227-8024
Tax Returns A Specialty
200 Reid Ave.
Port St. Joe
Business and Personal Payroll Preparation
Financial and Estate Planning Bookkeeping Service,
FRANK J. SEIFERT
Accounting and Income Tax Service
Telephone 509 Fourth Street
Office (850) 229-9292 P. 0. Box 602
Home (850) 648-5919 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001 PAGE 7B
White wicker daybed, 1 mattress, trun-
dle" spring included. $150. Call 647-
For Sale, large covered porch glider
swing, like new. Paid $250 asking, $100
firm; 13' Sanyo color/remote tv, like
"new, $50 firm. Call 647-2570. ltp8/9
Queen size sofa bed and matching love
seat. Light colors, $125 the pair. 6
drawer desk, $25. Small computer
desk, in exc. condition, .$25. Call 647-
Steel Buildings, new must sell
40x60x12 was $17,500 now $10,971;
S50x100x16 was $31,500 now 419,990;
170x150x16 was $59,990 now $42,990;
80x200x16 was $94,500 now $59,990.
For Sale, 2 fairly new white metal twin
beds w/mattress, $150 each. White
Metal futon w/dark blue fabric, $150.
Henry Link white wicker couch/sleeper
multi-color pastel print, $800. Old chest
of drawers, refinished, 43 1/2"Wx41"Hx
23 1/2"D, $350. Wood futon, 2 end
table, chair w/ottoman, dark green fab-
ric, $350. Old double white metal bed
j*/mattress, $2.5. Old twin metal bed
"w/mattress, $175. Call 647-8100.
For Sale, Single garage door, 9x7, one
year old. You remove for $50. Call 227-
7200 days. ltc8/9
CLEARANCE HUGE SAVINGS on
select Steel Arch Buildings including
20x28, 25x26, 40x80. Great backyard
workshops, garages and more. Call 1-
For Sale, Used tattoo magazines, i.e.
STattoo Review, Flash, Tattoo
International & Savage. Send cash,
check or money order to -Tegrones
Tattoos, P.O. Box 13100; Mexico Beach,
Fl 32410. All are post paid 1 @ $3; 5 for
$12.50 & 10 for $21.50. Can call Mike
at 647-3667. 2tc8/9
For Sale, Large lot of ammo reloading
Supplies. RCBS press, five sets of dies,
powder flow measure, grain scale, billet
,molds & bullets all calibers, primers as
well. Must see asking $250. Call Mike at
Frigidaire 22,000 BTU air conditioner
only used for 2 months. Paid $600 ask-
ing $400 or best offer. 2tc8/2
*Sea Oats for sale. Call Kay at 229-
.. at .. -- ...
- ueen size waterbe,.. mattress for
sale, call 229-6864. tlcS/2
Used furniture for sale. Johnnie's
Trim Shop, 310 4th St., PSJ tfc8/2
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1'985 North River, 2 bedroom, 2 bath
mobile home.. Clean, quiet neighbor-
lhood, near boat ramp White City, 2.7
ac, mostly cleared, shop w/2 over
hangs, concrete/wood storage shed, 4"
well and septic. $38,500. Call 850-229-
SSI or Disability Income only? Tired of
throwing money away on rent? Call 1-
SSS-324-1514. ask for D C. arid move
in your new home in less than .3 weeks!
$250 DOWN on any new lot model
including land,'home. deals! Payments
tLart at S300 mo and it's easy to quali-
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1i998 DESTINY 2 bedroom, 1 bath
14 52-.great condition, only $14.995
.setup/delivered with a/c and skirting.
Financing available. Call 1-888-324-
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Credit problems? Need a new home?
Call D.C. at 1-888-324-1514 and ask
ror D C. ltc8/9
$250/month payments or No payments
till 2002! On a' new 3 bedroom, 2 bath
16x80. Call Mark at 1-888-324-1514.
Land/Home Paiage deals already set
up! Low downs/Take over payments!
Call Mark at 1-88-324-1514. ltc8/9
Harnd~ari Special' 1976 26 ft. travel
trailer, $700 OBO. Call 227-4599.
1978 12x60 mobile home. 2 bedroom, 1
bath with a/c;,- $2;500. Call Vance at
1984 14x60 mobile home. Great Shape!
2 bedroom, 1 bath, $8,595. Delivered &
set up! Possible owner financing. Call
Vance at 763-4266. ltc8/9
2001 16x80 Palm Harbor, 2 bedroom, 2
bath beautiful home! $25,995 or $500
down and $305 per month! Delivered
and set up with a/c. Call Vance at 763-
New 2000 28x64 sell for cost! Tape &
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Mobile Homes for sale, $1,500-$3,500.
call 647-5106. tfc8/2
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Free Registered Golden Retriever &
Black lab. Requires lot of love. Very good
with children & elderly companions call
Puppies free to good home. Mother
Border Collie, father Golden Retriever.
Ready for adoption Aug. 15. Call Walter
Wilder at 827-2877. 2tc8/2
For Sale By Owner, 112x75 Shaded Lot
in Mexico Beach. Has small mobile
home, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. 206 Carolina,
$50,000 firm. If interested please call
"Mexico Beach" 3 bedroom, 2 bath
mobile home, by owner, fully furnished,
1 block from Toucan's, outside screened
room, storage shed, landscaped yard,
$79,900. Call 648-6510. tfc8/2
St. Joe Beach, 2 bedroom 1 bath fur-
nished mobile home on shaded, land-
scaped 75x150 lot in good location and
only 1 1/2 blocks from dedicated beach.
Includes new 8x12 utility building.
Ready to move in to. 242 Pineda Street.
$67,500. Call 647-5341, if no answer
leave message. 2tp8/2
"MEXICO BEACH" Craftman's steal. 3
bedroom, 2 full bath, cathedral ceilings,
large lot, trees, quiet dead end street,
near beach, new construction. Selling
under appraised value, S133.500. Call
3 bedroom, 2 bath, stucco home, on
beautifully large landscaped lot. Within
walking distance to dedicated beach.
Features breakfast bar, stone fireplace,
central heat and, air. Hallway has attic
fan, for more energy efficient. Appliance
included. 2 1/2 car garage, with work
shop. Patio and privacy fence. Your
tropical paradise awaits you, at 414
Arizona Drive, Mexico Beach. $170,000.
Call 648-5994. tfc8/2
"Mexico Beach" Jolliday Duplex %elry
near beach & canal, 2 bedroom, 1 bath
each side. Joan Lovelace, Mexico
Beach Harmon Realty, 648-5767.trc8/2
"Mexico Beach" 220 Florida Ave.,
spacious home on large lot, private
screened porch off master bedroom.
Price Reduced to $154,900. Joan
Lovelace, Mexico Beach Harmon
Realty, 648-5767. tfc8/2
St. Joe Beach, 5 bedroom, 5 bath home
on- 2 '-/2 lots' across 'from dedicated
.:.beach..i Call J64BSr5767: ask .for .-Joan
Lovelace at Mexico: Beach Harmon
Realty, Inc. tfc8/2
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. tfc8/2
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
Lots cleared for building. Lots in Mexico
Beach. paved streets. underground util-
fties, restricted subdivision. water &
sewer tap. Paid $29,900, possible owner
financing call 648-5476. tfc8/2
Mexico Beach Canal Front
Across from Marquardt's Marina. 3
bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage,
pool, boat dock with lift. Appraised
at $411K REDUCED to S365K. Make
offer with owner financing. Owner
transferred. Call Donald F. Nations
Real Estate at 850-785-2233 or
Grass cutting, call 227-9103. tfc8/2
For Sale, Delicious, homemade scratch
cakes made on order. Decorated cakes
and cookies. Call Nita 648-9029. tfc8/2
Want to buy an older tractor, 3 point or
drag type, small or medium size. Call
Fixer upper, house & land mobile home,
okay. With clear, title. Cash paid at
.*quick closing, call Paul at 647-3596.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOHN G. FADIO.
the holder of the following Tax Certificate, has filed
said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and ,ear of Issuance, the
description 'of the property, and the names In which
It was assessed are as follows:
Certificate No. 1
Application No. 2001-4
Year of Issuance: 1994
Description of Property:
LOTS 31. 32. and 33 IN BLOCK "B". WILLIAMS-
BURG SUBDIVISION TO WEWAHITCHKA. FLORI-
DA. AS PER PLAT BOOK 1. PAGE 3. BEING
RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF
CIRCUIT COURT. GULF COUNTY. FLORIDA.
Name in which assessed: Elizabeth Foster.
All of said property being In the Gulf County. State
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 11:00 A.M., E.S.T..
on Wednesday, the 29th day of August. 2001.
Dated this 25th day of July. 2001.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: /s/ Janis M. Tankersley
4tc. August 2. 9. 16, and 23. 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
File Number 01-42-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
BEATRICE M. HURLOCK
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of BEATRICE
M. HURLOCK HACKENBRACHT, deceased. File
Number 01-42-CP. Is pending in the Circuit Court
for Gulf County. Florida. Probate Division. the
address of which Is Gulf County Courthouse, 1000
Fifth Street. Port St. Joe. Florida 32456. The names '
and addresses of the personal representative and
the personal representative's attorney are set forth
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
All persons on whom this notice is served who
have objections that challenge the validity of the
will, the qualifications of the personal representa-
tive, Venue, .or Jurisdiction of this Court are required
to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice is served with-
in three (3) months after the date of the first publi-
cation of this notice must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice Is August
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Costin
Post Office Box'98
Port St. Joe, FL 32457
Telephone: (850) 227-1159
Florida Bar No. 699070
Carl H. Hackenbracht
8949 E.CR 100N
Greentown. IN 46936
2tc, August 2 and 9. 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GULF COUNTY,
PROBATE DIVISION '
File Number 01-41-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MARION FRANCES SUMMERS
a/k/a MARION FRANCES HURLOCK
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of MARION
FRANCES SUMMERS a/k/a MARION FRANCES
HURLOCK, deceased. File Number 01-41-CP, is
-pending n 'the Circuit Court for Gulf County.
-, Florida. PBobate Division, the addressof which'ls
-t jlf'County Courthouse,-1000 Fifthl Street, Port St.
, riet Florida 32456. The names andaddl.lesss of.the
personal representative and the personal represen-
tative's attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED
All persons on whom this notice Is served who
have objections that challenge the validity of the
will. the qualifications of the personal rereesenta-
tive. venue, or Jurisdiction of this Court are required,
to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE :DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
eziaic on bh.)m cops of ihis notice is served'with-
In three 131 n,.r.lhs after the dale oft the first publi-
co tIon1 .il,"i nouec niusL file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE, OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST FLiBLICATION OFTHIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS. DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS
NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
h.e da1 e o lf 1 .i publi11CI011 ,O thils. n-ntice i Auigu
AtI,'.1L I".f,"Peronal Rtpre nern3UKle
Cliarl-.: A Cosun
',:,. ',nfce Box 'e
P.,rn Sl Joe rL 2.47.
Trilepi,..r, i.S0,'l "2-'. 1 59y
'.Florida Bar No. 699070
Carl H. Hackenbracht
,8949 E. CR 100 N
Gre'ri.:'.i, IN 4ii' 3. ,
2,.: .t.u uz and 9 20".:
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY. FL
CASE NO. 01-19 CP
F'FLA. BAR I.D. NO. 0144041
IN RE: Tli, .l e o r ', ,
FLOY B.' LEE.
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of FLOY
B. LEE. deceased. File Number 01-19 ,CP, is pend-
ing in the Circuit Court for Gulf County. Florida,
Probate Division, the address of which Is Gulf
County Courthouse. 1000 Costin Blvd., Port St. Joe,
Florida 32456. The name and address of the per-
sonal representative and the personal representa-
tive's attorney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT:'
Any interested person upon whom this notice
is served who has objections that challenge the
validity of the will, the qualifications of the personal
representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court
are required to file their objections with this Court
WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate on whom a copy of this Notice is served
must. within three (3) months after the date of the
first publication of this Notice, file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
All other creditors of the decedent and
person having claims, demands against the
decedents estate must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND
OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREV-
The date of the first publication of this Notice
is August 2. 2001.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
/s/ Frank E. Sheffield. P.A.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Post Office Box 10645
Tallahassee. Florida 32302-2645
Telephone (850) 577-6555
FLA BAR I.D. No. 0144041
/s/ Ms. Gwendolyn Alcorn
2640 Nez Perce Trail
Tallahassee, FL 32303 3tc. Augult t 0 "o' iP
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF GULF COUNTY,
.WVEWAHITCHKA STATE BANK.
a Florida corporation.
vs. CASE NO.
HC CONLEY, HENRY CLAYTON
CONLEY, JOSHUA ADAM CONLEY',
and any unknown spouses, tenants,
fliers, devisees, grantees. assignors.
lienors. trustees, or other'claimants,
claiming by. through, or under,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: HC CONLEY
CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN
LAST KNOWN RESIDENCE
1017 Tupelo Street
Wewahitchka. FL 32465
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an
action to foreclose a Mortgage on and encumbering
the following property in Gulf County. Florida:
Lots 42, 43 and 44 of Block F; all In College
Park, a subdivision in Wewahitchka,
Florida, as per Plat filed in the Office of the
Clerk of Circuit Court, In and for Gulf
County. Florida, Plat Book 1., Page 13.
Has been filed against you and that you are required
to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to
CHARLES A. COSTIN, COSTIN & COSTING, Plaintiffs
attorney, whose address is Post Office Box 98, 413
Williams Avenue, Port St. Joe, Florida 32457, with-
In thirty (30) days after the first publication of this
notice, and file the original with the Clerk of tilis
Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or
Immediately thereafter; otherwise, a Default will be
entered against you for the relief demanded in the
DATED this 26 day of July. 2001.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF THE COURT
By: /s/ B. Downs
4tc, August 2, 9. 16, and 23, 2001.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND
JUDICIAL, CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA
Shuler Limited Partnership.
a Florida Limited Partnership,
vs. CASE: 01-358-CA
James V Majka. Mary L Majka and
Marguerite Brogdon, deceased, and all
Parties claiming by, through. under or
against them, and all unknown natural
persons. If alive, and if dead, or not
known to be dead or alive, their several
and respective unknown spouses.
heirs, devisees, grantees and, creditors,
or ,trer f-er-:,:rin ,L.cml rne 1' tllruu li.g
cr under t.r:.-.e unkno.,w, r,aru,.al pl.r
Ssoun, rnd the t. era.l rnd re.tpe.tive
"unrn oT i grai .u_ -,:e -.:. i in Inter-
est, trustees or any other person
claiming by, through, under or against
any corporation or other legal entity
named as a defendant, and all
claimants, persons or parties, natural
or corporate, or whose exact legal sta-
: tus Is urknow,. c lamirn under an, -f
, the arb.,-e r,nmd :,r .*eciCb'd '1.-.kcn
danu o, pdiuTes or clairing to have, .-
B'r.y right ulJe ..r lraere -r in ,nd to the
13u'ds hereirnafler e.:ri irn con- -
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PORT.ST. JOE, FL 32457
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY
IN RE: The Marriage of
MARTY FAYE QUINN.
and CASE NO.: 01-364-CA
WILLIE E. QUINN,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Willie E. Quinn
227 Ave. D
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition
for Dissolution of Marriage, has been filed against
you, and that you are required to serve a copy of
your Respon '.-r c-n 'F .*r i., U-.e Petition upon the
Petitioner's aau.:.rr.c, TTin':.lh, McFarland, 326
Reld Avenue, f.:.rt :i i,:. FI.:.rid. 32456, and file
the original Response or Pleading In the office of the
Clerk of the Circuit Court. on or before the 14th day
of September. 2001. If you fall to do so, a Default
Judgment will be taken against you for the relief
demanded In the Petition.
DATED at Port St. Joe. Gulf County. Florida.
this 3rd day of August. 200.1.
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: :/s/ B. Downs
4tc. August 9, 16. 23, and 30. 2001.
,r Resort Realty
St. Joseph Bay Office
1520 C.R. C-30, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
A Port St., Joe Lodge No. 111
. Reg. Stated Communication
:.G 1st & 3rd Thursday of each
,'. mo., 8:00 p.m.,Masonic Hall,
214 Reid Ave. Emory Bailey, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Marguerite Brogdon, deceased
Ellis Brogdon. whereabouts unknown
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to estab-
lish an easement has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your written defense,
If any, to it on Thomas M. Shuler. plaintiffs attor-
ney, whose address Is Shuler and Shuler, P. 0. Box
850, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. on or before
September 15. 2001, and file the original with the
Clerk of this Court either before service on plaintiffs
attorney or Immediately thereafter: otherwise a
default will be entered against you for the relief
demanded In the complaint or petition. .
The property at issue Is described as follows:
Commence at the.SW corner of section 13.
T4S, TIOW and extend a line East along the
South line of said section 13 for 232.65 feet:
thence turn 44 degrees 35 minutes right for
672.48 feet to a point of intersection of the
centerline of State Road 71 and Jehu Road;
thence extend a line North 51 degrees 00 min-
utes West along the centerline of State Road
71 for 938.00 feet; thence turn 92 degrees. 35
minutes right for 37.39 feet to a concrete
.monument on the East right of way line of
State Road 71; then turn 89 degrees 15 min-
utes right along said right of way for 110.00
feet to a concrete-monument; then turn I
degree 21, minutes Left, and extend a line
South 50 degrees 31 minutes East for 123 feet
along the East right of way of State Road 71:
then turn 105 degrees 36 minutes left and
extend a line North 27 degrees 00 minutes
East to a point on the Western shoreline. of
Wade Island for the point of beginning. From
this point of beginning extend a line South 27
degrees 00 minutes West to a concrete monu-
ment on the East right of way line of State
Road 71; then turn 74 degrees 24 minutes left
along said right of way-line for 60 feet;: then
* turn left and extend a line North 30 degrees.
00 minutes East to a 'point on the Western
shore of Wade Island; then turn left along said
shoreline to the point of beginning.
.DATED on August 2, 2001.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
As Clerk of the Court
BY: /s/ Tonya Knox
As Deputy Clerk
4tc. August 9, 16, 23,' and 30, 2001.
NOTICE OF INTENT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to
Chapter 865.09, Florida Statutes, the undersigned
persons) intend to register with the Division of
Corporations, Department of State; the fictitious
trade name under which he will be engaged In busi-
ness, and in which said business is to be carried on
in the county of Gulf. State of Florida, to-wit:
NAME TO BE
REGISTERED: TOWNSEND MARINE
N MAILING ADDRESS
OF BUSINESS: P.O. BOX 633
850-697-9500 800-809-05 ,
St. George Island
Cape San Bias Office
433 Cape San ilas Rd., Port St. Joe, FL 32456
SCENIC ROUTE C-30 BEACHVIEW, "Jones Home," CAPE SAN BLAS BAYFRONT, "Kigallin Home," 445
7707 C30-A. Comfortable 3BR/2.5BA home fea- Cape San Bias Rd. Waterfront 3BR/2BA, 1500 sq.
tures breakfast bar, fireplace, alarm system, ft. +/- home with cathedral ceilings, open floor plan,
screened porch, covered decks, custom cabinets, fireplace, Florida room, and many recent improve-
and workshop. $299,000. MLS#8024. ments. $315,000. MLS#8740.
,. "1 ,. .. .
WEWAHITCHKA RIVER FRONT, "Pryett Home", A WEWAHITCHKA, "Glaze Home," 143 N. 3"' Street.
nature lover's dream, this 2BR/2BA home rest on a Recently remodeled 2BR/1BA home on well land-
bluff on the upper end of the Dead Lakes. Approx. escaped lot offers new paint, Berber carpet, new
4.5 acre site features a nature trail and a boat house doors, new AC unit, workshop and fenced back
at end of lighted dock. $199,000. MLS#9229. yard. Approx. 1700 sq. ft. $77,500. MLS#8794.
Cape San Blas Beachfront Lot 17, BIk. 1, Surfside, approx. 75' frontage. $385,000. MLS#10198.
Indian Pass Beachfront Lot 20, TWN 9S, Range 10W, 122 Painted Pony Road, approx. 50' frontage x
475'. $340,000. MLS#20002.
CALL TODAY FOR VACATION RENTAL INFORMATION:
PRUDENTIAL RESORT REALTY: 888-227-2110
9 Prudential is a registered service mark of The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Equal Housing Opportunity An Independently Owned
nid Operated member of the Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.
Prudential Real Estate
Affiliates recognizes Libia Taylor,
Prudential Resort Realty, St.
Joseph Bay office, as the second
highest realtor of closed residen-
tial transactions in the state of
Florida for the second quarter of
2000. Libia was competing with
over 2,400 Prudential agents in
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER
Notice is-hereby given that, pursuant to Chapter
865.09 Florida Statutes, the undersigned Intends to
register with the Division of Corporations.
Department of State, the fictitious trade namernunder
which It will be engaged In business and in which
said-business is to be carried on. to-wit:
NAME TO BE REGISTERED: Quality Construction.
MAILING ADDRESS: 353 Selma Street. Port St. Joe,
OWNER (S): Raymond P. Hart.
Itp, August 9. 2001.
Notice Is hereby given that the Board of City
Commissioners sitting as the Local Planning Agency
..will hold a public hearing Tuesday. August 21.
2001, at 6:00 p.m. In the Commission Chamber to
determine If.,the City will approve Bay Lumber to
relocate' in zone C-l. All persons are invited to
attend this' meeting. ,
/s/ Pauline Pendarvis
2tc, August 9 and 16. 2001.
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DANIELS SERVICE CO., INC.
CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING LICENSED AND INSURED
.[TON PROFESSIONAL FLOOR CARE, INC.
? i Locally Owned and Operated By:
PE "iOTOA Phil Collier
Mike Mock, IICRC Certified Cleaning Specialist
CALL TODAY FOR AN APPOINTMENT Residential and Commercial
4 HOU EM E WO C leaning Speciasicts
(850) 229-1324 j, -7 ,: 4
24 HOUR EMERGENCY WATER EXTRACTION 100% SATISFACTION
Highway 98 Highland View Port St. Joe 850-227-7241 Fax 229-9405
Do-lt-Yourself Professional Carpet Cleaning with
Great for Cleaning All CaIpet, Upholstery, and Auto and
Recreational Vehicle Interiors.
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STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING
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0 (850) 227-5098 or 229-9663 0
STEAM CLEANING STEAM CLEANING
Heating & Cooling
Sales And Service
A/C Heating Ice Machines
Commercial Refrigeration e New and Existing Homes
Owner: Brent Pierce 229-COOL
State Lic. PRAi),66e6 : Mobile: 227-5568
COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL HEATING & COOLING
Dealer for Frigidaire 5SFRIGIDAIRE
Heating and Cooling Systems A Whle Mew Brand Of Comfort.
6 Years Parts and Labor Warranty
229-6058 or 227-5373
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SERVICE & INSTALLATION
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL
SERVICE FOR ALL BRANDS
MOBILE & MODULAR HOMES
GERALD BYRD, Owner/Operator
FL Lic. # RA0067-062
S All Types Dependabl e Service
Top Quality Products
* Residential *Custom Wood
* Commercial *Industrial
A & R Fence
Fencing and Concrete Work
Albert Fleischmann FREE Estimates
EIN#593115646 (850) 647-4047
Remodeling Renovation Repairs Trim
& Finish Specialist All types of car-
pentry work Over 25 yrs. experience
Lic. & Insured
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
Painting & Pressure
Fencing, Chain Link &
Wood Privacy Fence
J. C. Enterprises 202 Reid Avenue
Port St. Joe, F. 32456
Authorized Sales Center
Carpentry, Windows, Room Additions etc.
Quality work at affordable prices.
"The House Doctors"
Lic.#0066513. General Contractor.
Home Maintenance no job too small.
All Phases of home maintenance
j RESIDENTIAL & SM. COMMERCIAL
S & T'Painting
'Pressure 'Washing .
229-8036 Scott Burkett
LICENSED & INSURED
Port St. Joe Call
'PHII'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS
N^ REPAIR AND REMODELING
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
Licensed and Insured Lic. #RR-0067199
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Michael Wood Residential Contractor 227-6883
Fine carpentry & architectural details
repairs remodels decks new construction
)i" Insured License iRR0067190
S. all, 'a Rodney Hall Roofing, Inc.
2026 Marvin Avenue,
Port St. Joe, FL 32456
S25 Years xperence-V
Phone (850) 229-6859
NORTHWEST FLORIDA VINYL, INC.
806 Garrison Avenue (850) 227-3641
Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Mobile (850) 227-6105
Vinyl & Aluminum Siding Screened Porches
22 Years Experience Insured
Warrantied Locally Owned & Operated
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
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Tim DeGraff, Owner
Interior & Exterior Plastering
^. Jy'Smooth & Textured Finishes
/ ''.Simulated Brick & Stone .;
Over 50 color finishes to choose
Si^ from. Plus many architectural designs."
S office: (850) 229-8588
mobile: (850) 227-5424
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