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Title: The star
Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: W.S. Smith
Place of Publication: Port St. Joe Fla
Creation Date: January 10, 2002
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Port Saint Joe (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gulf County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gulf -- Port Saint Joe
Coordinates: 29.814722 x -85.297222 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1937.
General Note: Editor: Wesley R. Ramsey, <1970>.
General Note: Publisher: The Star Pub. Co., <1970>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 7 (Dec. 2, 1938).
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12/31/2010
ARCHIVES BINDERY
1508 HWY 431-5
ALBERTVILLE AL 35950


USPS 518-880
SIXTY-FOURTH YEAR, NUMBER 18


Sports Update Pg. OA

Local Guardsmen Pg.6A

St. Joe Co. Report pg.?B

Obituaries Pg.8A,2B

So. Gospel Jubilee Pg '3B

Computer Classes Pg. 5A

PSJPD Report Pg. 7A

Worship Choices Pg. 3B

Genealogy Help Pg.SA

Classifieds Pg. 6B

Trades & Services Pg8B


Keep An Eye

Out For the

,Bloodhounds
During the week of January
14th to 18th, people throughout
the communities in Gulf County
are liable to see, a lot of activity .
which gives the appearance of
major crime activity, search, or
manhunt with the use of blood-
hounds.
Don't be too alarmed by all of
.this, says Gulf County Sheriff
Frank McKeithen. The Gulf
County Sheriffs Office is sponsor-
ing "Bloodhound Winter Trainrung
2002" during this week. and as
many as 20 bloodhound teams
from throughout the state are
S... expected toolnvyerge Jin the Port
St. Joe area to participate m the
training.
-" "If you see police cars, dogs,
officers, and a flurry of activity
during this time .. It's probably
part of this training program,"
said Captain Joe Nugent.
STeams will work on tactics in
man-tracking. finding lost chil-
dren, trailing criminals, and look-
ing- for medical patients who
might have wandered off. These
classes are being taught by four
bloodhound instructors who are
tops in their training skills, both
nationally and internationally.


The Star'n Line at http:/l/ww.StarFL.com
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAYA, JANUARY 10, 2002


100 Jobs In:


Two Sections
474 Per Copy_ 5 0
Plus .. Tax.. .. t


Gulf County


Gumdrop Books" Poised to Relocate Its Distribution Center


"Gumdrop Books" is knocking, on Gulf
County's doors and they are wide open. During
Tuesday's Gulf County Commission meeting,
commissioners wasted little time supporting a'
request from the Gulf County Economic
Development Committee for 10 years of 100%o
tax abatement to the company.
EDC Director Karen Whaley described
Gumdrop Books as a 25-year-old company that
distributes books worldwide.
"It is a family-owned business run by the
father, Harold Fitzgerald, and his four sons,"
Whaley said.
According to Whaley, the company has filed
documentation with the State of Florida stating
they will provide 100 jobs with an average salary
threshold of 823,000 per year.
Whaley went on to state that the firm had
been negotiating with their home state of
Missouri and Alabama. "We are their top choice."
she stated.
1wvo weeks ago, during a special called board


meeting, commissioners made application for
QTI (Qualified Target Industry) status with the
state seeking various state incentives as part of
the economic stimulus package being offered.
"We're moving forward with jobs in our
community," said Commission Chairman
Carmen McLemore.
A review of the company's web site gumdrop-
books.com, outlines the company as a major
international distributor of top educational
materials for kindergarten through university
level. They have a customer base of over 40,000
in 62 countries. Their main markets are to pub-
lic libraries, and public and private schools
worldwide offering an outstanding selection of
accelerated reader ties.
Whaley pointed out that the Governor's
Office. Opportunity Florida, Florida's Great
Northwest, Enterprise Florida, the St. Joe
Company, and many others have been actively
involved in developing the incentive package pre-
sented to Gumdrop Books.


Commission Supportive of St.


Hopefully, this gumdrop logo will be seen around our com-
munity very soon.


Joe Hwy. 8 Development Plan Gulf TDC Offering
-H'8'' Ie tPa ,A A w V


3-2 ote Passes Realignment Resolution


Gulf County commissioners
used the positive public input
given during a public meeting on
SSt. Joe. Company. development
plans and review study as a
springboard to adopt a resolution
of support proposed by company
official and president of St. Joe
Timberland, Clay Smallwood.
Commissioner Nathan Peters,
Jr. introduced the motion to
adopt the resolution which was.
Seconded by Commissioner; Billy
Traylor. .
Smallwood noted that over
400 people attended the public
meeting, speaking overwhelming-
ly in favor (6 to 1) of the plans pro-
posed and asked the commission
to consider a resolution of sup-


port for the "Gulf to Bay
Highway."
Pet rs also made reference to
-the public support. during the
meeting. "Improving roads is cnt-
ical to Gulf County," he said.
While speaking about listen-
ing to what people had to say
regarding the development. Peters
singled out Gulf County pioneer
George Core. "When he speaks. I
listen." Peters said. as he recited
Core's statement, "This project is
for our grandchildren and great-
grandchildren."
Peters and Commissioner
Billy Traylor reminded everyone
present at the meeting about the
3-2 vote which brought Gulf


Correctional Institution to Gulf
County several years ago (Peters.,
Traylor, and former Commission-
-. &. Don Parker voted in favor).
'Can you imagine if we had
not supported (GCI) what it would
be like now?" Peters said, remind-
ing everyone that GCI is Gulfs # 1
employer (680+ employees).
Traylor said, "If we had put.
this on a referendum about the'
pnson, it wouldn't have passed."
Traylor was alluding to a vote
taken by the board to bring the
road. realignment question to a
county-wide referendum vote as
part of a special election during
the board's last regular meeting in
(See ROAD on Page 3A)


Veterans Nursing Home Could Be Named For


Cong. Medal of Honor Recipient Clifford C. Sims


Clifford Chester Sims was
posthumously awarded the
Congressional Medal of Hondr for
his service in the Vietnam War. He
died:in service to his country on
February 21st, 1968 after giving
his life to save the lives of others'
in his squad.


Thirty-four years later, as
events unfold and a new 120-bed
veterans nursing home is being
built in Bay County (Springfield),
naming that nursing home is a
part of that process.
Customarily, veterans nurs-
ing homes are named after the
Congressional Medal of Honor
:recipient closest to the location of
the new facility. Gulf County


Veterans Service Officer Bo
Williams recently proposed to the
Board of Gulf County Commis-
sioners that the State Veterans
Office be asked to name the new
home after Sims. Commissioners
unanimously agreed to proceed
- ith the request.
A search on the internet
quickly revealed that, according
to available data, Clifford C. Sims,
of Gulf County, born and reared
in Port St. Joe, is the closest
'Congressional Medal of Honor
awardee. The next closest recipi-
ent was from Quiticy, William
Merrill Cony, Jr. who died on
October 7, 1920.
According to Rocky McPher-
son, State Veterans Office, the
request is being considered and
the proximity of location being
verified by his office. He said the
name. is being considered, but
noticed that ultimately a name,
proposal would be made to state
legislators. A naming bill vould
then have to be introduced and
passed before it' would become
official.
Springfield is planning to hold
ceremonial groundbreaking for
the new nursing home facility on
January 16th at 11 a.m., central
time.
The wording on Clifford
Chester Sims' Medal of Honor
citation letter reads as follows:
Medal of Honor Citation
CLIFFORD CHESTER SIMS
Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army
Company D, 2d Battalion
(Airborne), 501st Infantry,
101st Airborne Division.
Place and Date: Near Hue,
Republic of Vietnam, 21


February 19 68.
Entered Service at: Jacksonville
Fla. '
Born: 18 June 1942, Port St.
Joe, Fla.,
For conspicuous gallantry
and intrepidity in actiorinat the
risk of his life above and beyond
'the call of duty. S/Sgt. Sims dis-
tinguished himself while serving
as a squad leader with Company
D. Company D was a heavily for-
tified enemy position concealed,


within a dense wooded area when
it encountered strong enemy
defensive fire. Once within the
woodbine, S/Sgt. Sims led 'his
squad in a furious attack against
an enemy force which had pinned
down the 1st Platoon and threat-
ened to overrun it. His skillful,
leadership provided the platoon
with freedom of movement and
enabled'it to regain the initiative.
S/Sgt. Sims was then ordered to
(See MEDAL OF HONOR on Page 9A)


This photo of Sims' Congressional Medal of Honor was taken
during ceremonies honoring him on Veterans Day in 1997.


Area's Uniqueness

Bed Tax Increased from 2 to 3%


-Vacationers hoping to com-
bine relaxatLin with- uncommon
,exploration will find exactly what
they're looking for along the
waters of Gulf County. There,
diverse offerings and unique
attractions await those who want
to put a leisurely slant on their
next adventure.
There's nothing like a vaca-
tion to bring the family together.
But finding a destination that,
appeals to all ages can be a real
challenge. Fortunately, Gulf
County has something for every-
one, regardless of his or her age or
energy level.
While some activities are
designed specifically with young--
sters in mind, most of the area's.
attractions are geared to accom-
modate the entire family. But
because the area includes Cape.
San Blas, The Beaches, Port St.,
Joe; Wewahitchka, Indian Pass
and lots of water (both salt arid
fresh), you're likely to run out of
time before you run put of things
to do.
Traditionally, the most popu-
lar attractions throughout the
county have been its miles of
unspoiled beaches, award-win-
ning state parks,and wildlife pre-
serves. In addition to strolling,
shelling, fishingand bird watch-
ing along the shores, there are
many prime places to explore.
local waters via sailboard, power-
boat, canoe or kayak .. .
This is the message the Gulf
County Tourist Development
Council is delivering throughout
the southeast. The council has
just completed its first promotion-'
al video. This film will be used in
a variety of marketing venues
from trade shows, welcome cen-
ters, and media requests. In addi-
tion, they will be made available
to area promoters to assist in
their marketing efforts.
The Tourist Development
Council, in conjunction with the
Gulf County Chamber of Com-
,merce,. has been working on the
new Visitor's Discovery Guide.
-This guide is expected to debut in
March, with a genuinely fresh
approach to destination visitor's
guides.
The principal feature that dis-
tinguishes the Visitor's Discovery
Guide from those of other desti-
nations is the novella style narra-
tive. Interspersed throughout the
text are "Local Secrets." Although
the innovative 50+ page guide was
created in the image of a "coffee
table book," it contains the practi-
cal information necessary for con-
sumers planning to "Discover Old
Florida." Foremost, clear, and
current, listings for accommoda-


tions can be found. These include
local r'enial companies. hotels."''
.and bed and breakfasts.
SThe Visitor's Discovery Guide
also provides detailed listings .and
descriptions of the area's multi-
tude of eco- and heritage-based
attractions and activities that
draw visitors from around the
world. Categories include arts and
culture, entertainment, fishing.
museums, nature, parks, guided'
tours, and water recreaton.
The visitor services section of
the guide contains helpful infor-
mation such as a complete listing
of the members of the Chamber of
Commerce, making the guide, an
extremely useful "at your finger-
tips" resource guide for locals and
visitors alike. '
The completion of these two
projects will mark a major mile-
stone for the Tourist Development
Council and will allow a much
more precise image ,of Gulf
County to. be presented to the
consumer.
Additionally, the Gulf County
Board of County commissioners
adopted Ordinance 2001-16. This
is great news for the TDC because
it allows an additional 1% to be
added to the current transient
rental tax, more commonly
referred to as the "bed tax."
People staying in local hotels, cot-
tages, and vacation homes for a
period less than six months'pay
this.
TDC Director Paula Ramsey
Pickett states, "The additional
revenues will initially help us off-
set our budget. The September
11th terrorist attacks and a slow-
ing economy have impacted Gulf
County. However, the long-term
plans for the additionalrevenue
will greatly enable our efforts to
build and bolster a thriving year-
round tourism industry. I think
everyone would enjoy seeing our
local economy have the year-
round constancy like that of
July's. The added money will go to
support our current marketing
objectives, continued special.
events funding, facilities upgrades
and, of course, beach mainte-
nance."
2001 marked the third year of
the TDC tax which originated in
1999 with a total of $112,137.05
in revenues. In 2000, those
receipts grew to $139,930.76, and
with the December 2001 figure
yet to be reported, third year rev-
enues are at $142,881.99.
Pickett noted' that these fig-
ures are ip slightly even with rev-
enues down approximately 50%
during the month of October, and
(See TDC on Page 3A)


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The Star

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2002


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SLet Your Good Work Speak


2001...An


Interesting Year
I shared with the Rotarians, last week during their program
time, that the idea we had to name and write about the top "10"
stories of 2001 in last week's edition turned out to be a major pain.
Yours truly ended up spending way too much of his valuable
"holiday off time" scanning through 52 issues of The Star trying to
reduce a zillion stories to the "top 10.".
Now, I know that there were at least another 25 or 30 stories
that could' have legitimately made the "top 10" list, but 9nly 10
could make it, so some had to be left off., What was interesting
though, was the number of footnotes I found myself mentally
attaching to stories and titles of stories as I reviewed them. Kind of
like ol' Paul Harvey says, you know. "the rest of the story."
Like, in January, when 400 cold stunned turtles were rescued
from St. Joseph Bay. I was stunned to learn that there were actu-
ally folks who were vacationing in our area at the time who volun-
teered their entire vacation to help. This one lady, whose name I
don't remember, searched from daylight to dark every day of the
week wading the frozen edges of grass flats in St. Joseph Bay pick-
ing up chilled sea turtles.
"This is the:best vacation I've ever had." she said, at the end of
the adventure.
Then, there was the story that just kind of slipped by without
due recognition. Dr. Wvyne Hendrix retired!!
This 'wonderful community doctor's retirement was probably
the #1 story to a lot of folks who had depended upon Dr. Hendrix
for their medical needs for so many years. I think most of us
thought the Doctors Hendrix (Dr. Joe Hendrix retired a year or so
earlier) were going to be with us forever.
Thanks a lot, Doc. Enjoy your retirement ... you've earned it.
and have given a great service to your fellow man.
The report from the census bureau that Gulf had grown 1600
-over the decade was highlighted with the fact that the bulk of the
increase was the inclusion of 1,059 prison inmates. For the rest of
the story, that number of inmates is really about one-half of the
true count.
During Tuesday's county commission meeting, it was noted
that the state has caught up with this little oversight and now we
have 14,560 people. in the county, rather than the afore stated
count of 13,332 nearly 2,300 of which are inmates.
Of course, right at the top of the most unique or interesting
stories that didn't make the top-portion of the article, was the visu-
al event, of the year. This occurred during the Birding and Wild-
flower Festival.
Birding viewers got the opportunity to get a rather-rare -teat as .
they watched a pair of eagles mate. Hey'. it's not what you might
think. Eagles mate while airborne ... .wow!!!
Moving right along .. This is also the year that Florida had
,the honor of finally being credited with electing George Bush as
president of the United States.
The picture of the year-Raffield's warehouse fire in May-was
full of sidebar stories. The flames were super heated by rosin prod-
ucts manufactured.by Arizoria Chemical that were being stored in
Sthe warehouse. The intense heat could be felt hundreds of feet
away and the intensity left marks behind that demonstrated how
hot the fire really was.
A metal boat trailer that was being stored outside the ware-
house melted in place, When the flames cooled, a perfect outline
of the boat.trailer could be seen.on the ground where the metal
had melted. It almost looked as if someone had painted the outline
of the trailer onto the ground, but it wasn't paint, but metal.
Incidentally, the asphalt roadway \was burnt away and metal
beams within the building were melted, twisted, and disfigured to
the point they looked like pretzels.
Oh, yeah, back in April, 2001. The Star moved to 209 Reid
Avenue after 52 years. There were a lot of stories that have not
been told about that move, but the big story is ... I hope we don't
move for at least another 52 years.


Dr. Holmes didn't advertise.
He didn't' have to! Every time I
was forced down to his office by a/
cut open leg, 'lacerated chin or'
busted kneecap, the place was
running over with sick or huit peo-


pie. It didn't niatter if you went
early or late. weekends, holidays,
spring or fall-Dr. Holmes packed
'em in!
I'f 'you ust needed a few stitch-
es, he'd let the nurse clean you up
while he delivered a baby or two. If
you were ousted up pretty bad or
bleeding like a stuck hog, he'd put
you down in holding room one and,
he'd be in there in a.jiffy. It was
amazing how he seemed to know
just exactly what everybody reed-
ed.


We took Leon down there once
with a gosh-awful-splitting head-
ache. He gave him a couple of pills
and told him (with a smile and a
wink) the problem \was he'd just
been reading and studying
w\,aaaav too much! He needed to
back off of school. Ole Doc Holmes
was the' best prescription dis-
penser I ever knew .'..,
I don't want to choose a doctor
because he's got the biggest bill-
board! Can you imagine trying to
soak in business that way! Listen,


a doctor starts advertising and the
first thing that comes to my mind
is WH\Y?
Is there some reason his prac-
tice has limited participation? Are
the folks staying away because
they know something that I rmght
not? Does this guy put the
headache patient down in holding
room ,one while I'm bleeding all
over the carpet out front? Did he
operate on the wrong'foot? :
The last thing I want when I'm
sick is a doctor that's just in it for
i the money! Or one that is more
concerned with his "drawing
power" than my kidney stone!
And I'm not interested in his
bedside manner. Or his dress. Or
the latest ticker report on his 'ever
expanding portfolio. I want 'tb
know the current disposition of hi
clientele! Are most of them still
breathing?
I watched 'em for years walk
out of Dr. Holmes' little office look-
ing, and feeling, better than when
they walked in! Let me tell you,
that's advertising the way God
meant when He gave them the
skills to do the job in the first
place!
When a prominent member of
our little community tried to hang
himself in his living room the call
went out for Dr. Holmes. They
wanted him to rush out to the
house and see what he could do.:
Dr. Holmes refused 'to go.., He
allowed as how he had an office
full of folks that "were trying to
live!" He'd "see" to them first.
Not that he wouldn't make
house calls. I remember the night
Mother fainted. Dad was on a.trip
and we were so small that Leon
had to stand in a chair to reach up
to get the phone to ring Dr.
Holmes. He was out at our house
in a matter of minutes. He got
Mom in bed and admonished us
for letting her get so- run down.
"She waits on you boys hand and
foot. Ya'll are growing up. It's.time
you stopped receiving around
here-and started giving! Your
Mother is.a special, orte-of-a-kind
Slady. Yousartreating her like iP"
"Yes sir."
"Yes sir."
"Yes sir." .
They ain't never made a bill-
board that was big enough for' Dr.
Holmes!
It just doesn't seem profes-
sional for a professional to be
hawking his services like a slickd
up Hadacol salesman.
That's why I'm surprised to see
a few lawyers have gotten into the
act. Most seem to manage by sim-
ply being good lawyers. And, I
appreciate that. But, boy,.-sor; e
are sure not opposed to throwing
their visage up on the screen to
promote business. I've noticed the
tendency for them is to get the bill-
board as close to the hospital
emergency room as possible..
Joe Bean didn't advertise. I
was sitting in Cotton Terrill's

(See KESLEY ON PAGE 3)


Fifty Years .


Sand Both Fingersare Still Intact!


HERE I GO ON the fiftieth
year of writing this blurb. Actual-
ly, the 50th year doesn't begin
until November 10, but it is in this
calendar year.
50 years-that's a long time to
do any one thing. That's a lot of
weeks to come.up with something
to write about. I hope I haven t
bored you too much.
Kes can still write about his
school days and tell the-tale like it
was yesterday. My school days
were too long, ago for me to
remember, except when some-
thing happens to remind me of
some particular happening; then,
bingo, it-comes right-back to me,
I even got so desperate for a
subject, one time, that"I wrote
about our cat at the time, having
kittens. Of course, 'with our cat
that wasn't news! She deposited. a
clutch of kittens on us right regu-
larly. I seem to remember we
would keep a classified ad run-
ning almost weekly, offering free
kittens to anyone who wanted,



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by The Si
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*i LORiDA William H. R
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one.

ONE TIME, THE weather
turned off about like it did last
week and our outside cat had just
presented us' with' a brace of kit-
tens. I couldn't stand for those
newborn kittens. to be forced to
stay outside in the cold, 'so I -set
out to make them a warm place .
... just before Frenchie. brought
them in the house.
I got a large cardboard.box,
cut a small hole in the' top and
inserted an electric light bulb in
the hole. Then, I put an old blan-
ket inside and before I put the box
in place, the kitten's had .crawled


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up inside and laid down in a circle
around the light bulb.
'They acted like they had ex-pe-
rience with such a contraption',,
whether I had or not. ,

THAT TALE ABOUT my eats
,of the"past reminds me of a cat we
had when I was just a' little
shaver, living in Oklahoma.
We didn't have muchiseafood,
available back there, so we had to
Smake-do with what we had.
One spring day, I' went fishh-
* ing.
S'I went out to the barn and
rummaged through the old casket
crate where Daddy had salted


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down the hog we had killed the
previous fall. I found a piece' or
two of rancid sidemeat to use for
bait and headed for Lew: Ferris'
pond.
I was going to catch me a
mess of crawdads. [crayfish, to
youl. I tied a piece of sidemeat on
the end of a long string and tossed
;it in the water. The crawdads took'
hold of the bait and didn t let go.
I worked for what seemed like
hours. baiting up my stnngs, and
tossing them out for another
catch.'
Finally, I had what I thought
was a mess, and I headed for
home with my catch.
I sat down on the back steps
and stated cleaning my catch, so
Momma could fry them and I
w0uld have a mess of pond water
shrimp to eat..
I worked away, shelling the
crawdads and placing them in a
bowl behind me on another step.
About the time I finished shelling
my'catch, I decided to check and


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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.


see how full the bowl was getting.
I turned. around to an empty
bowl and the family cat patiently
waiting, for me to shell another
crawdad. The cat was eating them.
as fast as I was shelling them!

THIS COLD SNAP reminded
me of something else, too.
We had sleet and snow right
regular back in Oklahoma. When
it would snow, everyone went rab-
bit hunting.
I was too small to use a gun,
but I still wanted some rabbit to
eat. I'would finagle a quarter out
of Momma-not an easy task, for
a quarter was a lot of spending
money. The most I ever had was
an occasional nickel-and pur-
chased a box of .22 short rifle
shells. I took the shells to a neigh-
bor boy who was big enough to go
hunting'with a real rifle, and give
him the shells in exchange for a
fresh-killed rabbit.
Sometimes he got several rab-
bits with the box of bullets, so we

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just skinned them' and tossed
them up on the porch overhang,
where they would freeze and keep
for a couple of days. :

IT SEEMS ABOUT this time
we used to have problems with
opossums in the chicken house at
night, looking for a warm spot and
an easy meal.
We'd see where the- opossum
had visited the henhouse the next
day and make arrangements to
catch the wily marsupial before he
managed to kill an old fat hen or
steal some of the eggs.
We set out a steel trap for the
opossum and caught him.
In those days we didn't waste
anything! We cleaned and ate that
animal
I don't remember whether or
' not he was good, but today I hear
reports of people eating then
baked with sweet potatoes. He has
a "special day" over in Wausau.

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Jan. 13 8:30 a.m. L -0.8 10:25 p.m. H 1.4i
SJan. 14 9:14 a.m. L -0.7 11:06 p.m. H 1.3f
Jan. 15 9:55a.m. L -0.6 11:43p.m. H 1.2
Jan. 16 10:30 a.m. L -0.4
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Highland View Boat Ramp


A Good Christmas Present


For just over a year, Gulf


Kesley

(From Page 2)
Texaco Station the morning Shorty
Lappin came in out of breath. He
was drenched in sweat. He was
scratched up something awful.
And he had that deer-caught-in-
the-headlights look.
Cotton got him slowed down,
handed him a Coke, and waited for
Shorty to get enough air back to
speak.
"Revenuers! They hit me this
morning! They got my truck-it
was plum-near loaded with shine!
I likened to have got caught
myself! I had to hightail it all the
way around by Sherwood
Crossing. Cotton, I'm a' goner this
time for sure!"
Cotton studied on the situa-
tion. Shorty Lappin had been mak-
ing moonshine for years. Everyone
in seven states' knew that! He'd
been "questioned" half a dozen
times before. They had his old
Chevrolet full of the goods ....
"Shorty, you run. over to the
police station and report your
Spick-up was stolen sometime dur-
ing the night. I'll call Joe Bean."
Bean was a lawyer from over
in Winchester. The case didn't take
thirty minutes. Not guilty! They
issued a joint statement after-
wards thanking the police for their
"swift action" Which lead to the
"recovery" of Shorty's truck.
Let me tell you something, a
lawyer that could get Shorty
SLappin off on a charge of moon-
shining-had taken care of his
advertising needs forever!
Come to think of it, I don't
remember ole Cotton ever taking
South any ads .... but I guarantee
:you, he had the busiest'- service
station in town.
Respectfully,
Kes


County commissioners have been
working on the Highland View
Canal boat ramp. That project
came to fruition just in time for
Christmas.
On December 18th, Highland
View Boat Ramp officially opened
for business at its location on the
west side of the Highland View
Canal under the George G.
Tapper Bridge. One of the reasons
this project has been ongoing
since the nearly $48,000 grant
was awarded back on November
14, 2000, was the location along
the canal has been changed and
varied in efforts to work out the
best scenario.
The project was awarded after
former Commissioner Tommy
Knox sought for the grant assis-
tance. Sites were being evaluated
on the east side of the canal, but
eventually the board opted for the


west side location.
Commissioners decided to
use a section of 50 foot right-of-
way extended parallel to the
bridge from Angel Fish Street to
the canal. In addition, they
sought and received from the
state a 99-year lease on the right-
of-way located beneath the bridge
structure. Convenient parking is
now available for well over the 40-
boat required minimum number.
Seventy-five to 100 boat trailers
and vehicles can likely park along
the right-of-way, depending upon
the size of the boats.

The launch area extends
approximately 40 feet beyond the
low tide mark which should allow
for very large boats to launch
without any problems. A dock,
rip-rap, and signage display has
also been constructed.


Road From Page 1


December.
GCI is located in Commis-
sioner Traylor's district, District
2. He has shared with the board
on several occasions how unpop-
ular the vote was within his dis-
trict at the time, but how he felt
the vote for GCI was in the best
interest of the. county.
Commissioner Jerry Barnes
brought the referendum recom-
mendation to the board and con-
tinued to support it, saying, I
think the people ought'to have the
opportunity to make the deci-
sion."
SSeveral residents attending
the meeting also offered input.-
Some of those opposing the
issue called the public meeting a
"media event" or "orchestrated."
Marilyn Blackwell stated the
supporters -were business people
who think they're going to get rich
off of what St. Joe's going to do.
Scott Godwin, a former mill'
worker who has retrained and is


now an electrical contractor; chal-
lenged that statement, saying,
"I've never been rich and can't say
that's what I'm after ... I just
want to work and make a decent
living-We don't want anything
free, we want to work for it."
Sonny Chafin stated, "I was
born and raised here... I'm one
of the ones who had to leave to get
a job," as he voiced'his support to
the board.
After several minutes of pub-
lic discussion, the board chair-
man, Carmen McLemore, called
for the vote. Commissioners
Peters,' Traylor, and McLemore
favored the motion, and'
'Commissioners Barres and Fox
opposed.
The board went on the adopt
a letter outlining the project and
the agreed terms of commitment
to the county and public by the
SSt. Joe Company and rescinded,
the vote calling for a county-wide
referendum. Both motions passed
by the exact same'3-2 vote.
Other Board Items
*Agreed to advertise for a
part-time Animal Control Officer.
Sent notice to animal owners that
the county was going to tighten
up on animal control in the coun-
ty. Commission Chairman
MlcLemore asked the'public for


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their help and support in keeping
animals from roaming free.
*Agreed to advertise for pro-
posals for lease or lease purchase
of the Gulf County Industrial Park
site, located along Highway 71,
just south of Wewahitchka.
*Received news from Chief-
Administrator Don Butler that the
Department of Environmental
Protection has agreed to a 50-year
lease on the 86-acre Dead Lakes
SState Park property and boat
launch. Additional funds of near-
ly $90,000 will hopefully be used
to dredge the launch area to the
Dead Lakes channel and remove
stumps. making the launch
usable, even in periods of low
water.
Commissioner Billy Traylor
gotboard permission to seek own-
ership of the park nearly two
years ago and was glad to see the
project coming to fruition, "It's a
beautiful piece of property,"
Traylor said.
*The board awarded nearly'
"$1.5 million in paving bids to C.
W. Roberts Construction, the low
bidder. It also agreed to add Road
5 to the list as a change order
(=254.000) at the same per
square yard price as offered in the
bid package.
*Road Department SuperUw-
"qndent Bobby Knee told le


board the Department of plans to construct a new bridge
Transportation has announced along the Jarrott Daniels Road by
fl 4-t-9.-- nqro


TDC
-From Page 1
off 75% (from 11,500 to 3,275) for
November. Final numbers for
2001 will likely fall around
$'145,000 or slightly higher when
December figures are in.
Anticipated revenues for 2002
wuth the increase from a 2% to 3%
rate are projected at $200,000.
Some of the most recent
tourist development projects sup-
ported by the TDC include-
"Christmas on the Coast," 1st
Annual Christmas JUCO Basket-
ball Classic, Birding and
\Vildnq \er Festival, and Catfish
Festival.
,Pickett said the TDC is cur-
rently working with the chamber
on a grant application to con-
struct a pavilion at Lake Alice
Park in Wewahitchka, just fin-
ished funding for new bathrooms
at Indian Pass Boat Ramp, com-
mitted to maintain Sea Trails bike
paths at Cape San Blas, T. L.
James Park horse arena funds,
assist with Frank Pate Park boat
ramp work, and beach raking and
clean-up. New funds generated
will continue to help finance these.
types of projects.


Lhe year uuo3.
*Discussed a change in the
county's Blue Cross Blue Shield
insurance policy that changed.
drug card charges from $5.15 to
$30.00 if drugs were purchased
that were not on the company's
The only problem is Blue
Cross Blue Shield did not. notify
policy holders nor pharmacists of
the change to the county's plan.
Emergency Martagement Director
Larry ellsls toldboard members
company officials had advised
him, that a letter to the effect
should be in the mail to all affect-
ed parties.

Do You Want To

Learn To Read?
It's never too late-you're never
too old! The Gulf County Public
"Library provides information and
assistance to all persons inter-
ested in learning to read;
Call 227-7481 or 639-4646
now for more information. They
can help-and it's free.
This program has been
funded in part under the provi-
si6n's of the' Library Services and
Technology Act, from the Institute
of Museum and Library Services,
Administered ,by the State Library..
of Florida. ':. -: -s .


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K Historical'Society Sponsoring Musical

Program by Doug Gauss on January 20

Florida History in Song and Image


Nathaniel David Redmond
It's A Boy!
Chris and. April Redmond
would like to announce the birth
of their son, Nathaniel David. He
was born November 1st at Bay
Medical Center in Panama City,
and weighed seven pounds and 11
ounces.
His grandparents are Lewis
and Mary Lou Redmond of
Panama City, andJohn and Dell
Fadio of Port St. Joe.


Passport Photos Available!


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(850) 227-9400


The St. Joseph's Historical
Society and the Florida
Humanities Council is sponsoring
a Sunday afternoon program
called Florida History in Song and
Image.
A free performance will be
given by Doug Gauss with songs
and images ranging from 1840
through Florida's boom era in the
1920s.
Before he was allowed to have
a guitar, Doug had to promise his
father, a fundamentalist preacher,
that he wouldn't play in bars. It's
a promise he's kept for nearly 40
years.
.As a member of The Florida
Humanities Council's Speakers
Bureau, Doug presents a concert
of songs about Florida at muse-*
ums, libraries, historical societies,
and select schools, benefits and
festivals. He has sung for Semiole
tribe elders and the joint,Florida
legislature. He's performed at The
Florida Folk Festival in White
Springs for nearly 30 years (his
first time at age nine as cornet
accompanist .to Greek ethnic


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dancers from his native Tarpon
Springs).
Doug's appointment by the
Secretary of State to the presti-
gious "Florida Arts on Tour" pro-
gram represents the highest
endorsement of the Florida BArts
Council. No folk artist before or
since has been so honored.
A poet who has never written
a song, he presents.songs. He has
received permission from folk leg-
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Brittany Elizabeth Hanson
It's A Girl!
Johnny and Elizabeth Han-
son would like to announce the
birth of their precious daughter,
Bnttany Elizabeth. She was born
on December 20th at 12:31 p.m.
at Gulf Coast Medical Center. She
weighed seven pounds, 12.4
ounces and was 19-3/4 inches
long.
She is.the granddaughter of
Jim and Mary Lou KnflTin of
Mexico Beach, and John and
Joan Hanson of St. Joe Beach.
Her great-grandparents are Leslie
Stricklin of Moulton, AL and the
late Muriel Kniffln of Montgomero.
NY.
Brittany was welcomed home
by her big sister Emaly Anne.

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Champion, and Jim Ballew to use
their works as he sees fit. His
repertoire includes the works of
the best of contemporary Florida
songwriters with their expressed
blessings.
Doug plays hammered dul-
cimer, banjo, mandolin and sev-
eral other folk instruments but is
most widely known for his unique
style of fingerpicked guitar..
The program will begin at
3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, January
20th at the Senior Citizen's
Center in Port St. Joe. Please
come and bring a friend for an
enjoyable afternoon.

PSJ Garden Club'
The Port St. Joe Garden Club
will hold its regular meeting on
Thursday, January 10th at 2:00
p.m. in the Garden Center on
Eighth Street. They are starting
the new year off with a bang and
will make several important
announcements regarding the
upcoming year.
The special guest speaker is
Brenda Reis who will make a pre-
sentation on the historical impact
of a rare coastal dune, lake on
Northwestern Florida. Brenda is a
native Floridian, born in
DeFuniak Springs and presently
living in ,South Walton County
adjacent to this lake. She has
most recently served the people of
Gulf County as the legislative aide
to Rep. Bev Kilmer.
,The Garden iClub cordially
invites you to this presentation
and to visit with Brenda Reis.
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Regan Is One
Regan Emily Porter, the
daughter of Holly and Ron Porter.
celebrated her first birthday on
December 12th with a Winnie the
Pooh party theme. Her big sisters,
Haley and Kanu. decorated their
house in Grain Valley. Missoun
with streamers and pink balloons.
Fun was had by all including
special guests Mimi and Pops
(Bob and Linda Porter). Regan is
the granddaughter of Cecil and
Beth Lyons of Port St. Joe: great-
granddaughter ofr Mary Lyons of
Port St. Joe and Robert And Nona
Williams of Wewa: niece of Cecil
Lyons and' cousin .of Justin
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Computer Classes Offered By GCCC


The Lifelong Learning Office
of Gulf Coast Community College,
in conjunction with the Business
and Technology Divisions, will
conduct the following noA-credit
computer classes in January:
Introduction to Computer:-
1/17 2/7, 6:30 p.m. to'9:3d
p.m., $53.
Microsoft Windows Basics-
1/16 2/6, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30
p.m., $53.
Website Design with Front
Page I-1/26 2/2, 9 a.m. to 4
p.m., $60.
Microsoft Word-Basic- 1/16 -
2/6, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $53.
Microsoft Excel-Basic-1/15 -
2/5, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $53.
Microsoft PowerPoint Basic-
1/26 2/2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $53.
Autodesk Inventor I-1/25 -
1/26, call for times, $60.
Pre-registration and a text-
book are required. All courses will
be held at the main campus. For
20th Reunion Plans
The class of 1982 of Port St.
Joe is planning their 20th reunion
for the summer of 2002. You will
not want to miss all the planned -
activities and parties. That special
information will be sent to you in
February. They are still looking
for addresses of past classmates
to make sure everyone knows of
the activities. If you are a gradu-
ate of the class of 1982, please
send your address to psj 82@hot
mail.com or call Katrina (Daniels)
Etheridge at 850/ 229-6632 or
Kip Alstaetter at 800/818-1868.
They want everyone there!


additional information call (850)
872-3823 or (800) 311-3685, ext.
3823 or visit the GCCC Lifelong
Learning web page at http://
lll.gc.cc.fl.us/bit.
Gulf Coast Community
College hosts the only Autodesk
Training Center in Northwest
Florida. Upcoming non-credit
courses include:
AutoCAD I, 1/11 1/12
AutoCAD II, 2/1 2/2
AutoCAD III, 2/15 2/16:
All classes are held Friday
evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
and Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to
5:30 p.m. at the main campus.
Pre-registration and a textbook
are required. Cost per course is
$60. Call (850) 872-3823, or (800)

Late Registration and
pDrop/Add:at GCCC
Gulf Coast Community
College late advising, registration
and drop/add will take place on
the main campus Thursday and
Friday, January 10 and 11, and
will continue. Monday through
Wednesday, January 14 to 16.
Late advising, registration
and drop/add at the Gulf/
Franklin Center will take place
Thursday, January 10. 9 a.m. to 6
p.m. (EST), Friday, January 11. 9
a.m. to 5 p.m., and will continue
Monday through Wedpesday,:
January 14 to 16, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.'
(EST). :
Late registration and drop/:
add require payment the same
day.
All day and evening classes,
begin January 1'0, 2002.. Week-
end College Block 1 classes begin
January 11, 2002.

Outreach in Wewa


Outreach will be conducted in
Wewahitchka on January 17th at
the Wewahitchka Senior Citizens
and Community Building from
noon until 2:00 p.m.
A staff member or volunteer
will be available to give informa-
tion about the many services
available for people 60 and over
through the Gulf County Senior
Citizens. A Shine representative
will also be present to answer
insurance questions.
S Please call 229-8466 for more
information about services for the
elderly in Gulf County.


S311-3685, ext. 3823 for more
'information or visit the GCCC
Lifelong Learning web page at
http //ll.gc.bc.fl.us/bit..
Computer classes are also
available at the Gulf Coast
Community College, Gulf/Franklin
Center in Port St. Joe as follows:
Introduction to Computers,
1/15 2/5, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30
p.m., $53.
Microsoft Windows Basics,


2/14 3/7, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m,
$53.
Microsoft Excel Basics, 3/14 -
4/11, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., $53.
A textbook and pre-registra-
tion is required for each class.
Please call (850) 872-3823, or
(800) 311-3685, ext. 3823 for
additional information or visit the
Lifelong Learning Office web site
of GCCC at http://lll.gc.cc.fl.
us_/bit.


Dupont Foundation Supports ARC
Red Cross Board Member Jim Norton presents $15,000 check
on behalf of the duPont Foundation to Red Cross Executive
Director Bob Pearce.l The contribution has been designated for
use in Gulf County.


Charting Your Legacy


If you have ancestors who
were famous explorers, or were
American soldiers, or if you would
like to learn about Native


GOlf Federated Women
Planning Jan. 17 Meeting
Members of the Gulf
Federated Women are planning to,
hold an evening meeting on
Thursday, January 17th, at
Butler's Restaurant near Port St.
Joe.
,,tA' -speciaYl speaker is being
invited to the 7:00 p.m. meeting
and will be announced in next
week's edition of The Star. Light
hors d'oeuvres will be served.' ,
.Cost to attend the meeting-is
$6.00 per person. Call 647-2923
to make reservations.

Capital City Bank
Lender of the Year
Capital City Bank has been
named the 2001 Florida LInder of
the Year. by the United States
Department of Agriculture. T'he
bank was given the award for out-
standing utilization of. the
agency's Guaranteed Hoising
,Loan Program. a program,
designed to help low-to-moderate-
income families achieve home-
ownership. Between October 1,
2000 and September 30, 2001
Capital City Bank helped numer-
ous families in Florida purchase
homes through the Guaranteed
Loan Program.
Capital City Bank offers the-
loan program in many communi-
ties throughout the state, includ-
ing Port St. Joe. Without the
assistance olf the bank and this
program, many of these families
may never have realized their
dreams of owning a home. This
program is another example of
Capital City's giving back to the
communities it serves.
Charles Clemmons, State
Director of the USDA presented
the award to Capital City Bank at
a press conference Monday,
January 7th in Tallahassee.


Robersor & Friedman, P.A.
Certified Public Accountants
and ,
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American culture here is your
chance to relive the excitement
and exhilaration.
Learn about the tricks of the
trade by participating in our
genealogy society. Bring your
records with you to do your
research at our local library.
They can help you find those
lost relatives. Use their carefully
selected and searchable collection
of genealogy records to expand
your tools for uncovering your
roots.
Browse through their exten-
sive collection of census, micro-
fiche and books covering such
topics as researching your ances-
tors, planning a family reunion,
writing your life story and keeping
in contact through family
newsletters or e-mail.
This year they can help YOU
preserve and celebrate your fam-
ily's histories. Come and join the
Gulf County Genealogy Society
this Saturday at the Port St. Joe
Public Library from 10:00 to noon
ET. Start off your new year by
finding out about your family ori-
gins. For more information call
Beverly Douds at 850/229-1094
or at bmdouds@digitalexp.com.

Juvenile Justice/
Domestic Violence
Councils Meet
The Gulf County Juvenile
Justice Council will be meeting
Thursday, January 17 at 4:00
p.m. ET at the Gulf County
Library (Hwy. 71 N) 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
850/227-7340.
Prior to the Juvenile Justice
Council meeting, the Calhoun/
Gulf Domestic Violence Council
meets at 3:30 p.m. ET. Please
note the change in time. The pub-
lit is also encouraged to attend.

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| f Local National Guardsmen


On Duty At P.C. Airport


Specialist Willis Harris of
Wewahitchka is on active duty
at Panama City Airport.


VFW & Community
Share the Spirit of
Christmas
The VFW and Auxiliary of
Wewa Post 8285 appreciate all the
kind-hearted Santas who helped
us with our Christmas Program.
We started out to provide
Christmas for a single parent with
three children and this project
snowballed when some people in
bur community learned of what
we were doing.
Viola Kemp and her staff at
Bill's Dollar Store set up a basket
that generous customers filled
with toys and left names of some
children they knew who were in
need of help from Santa.
Thank you to all of you loving
Santas who donated food, money,
toys, boxes of gifts and a bicycle
with a helmet to make several
families and many children know
the joys of Christmas! We live in a
small community of very big-
hearted people!!!
This Post is proud to be the
sponsors of the newly organized
Boy and Girl Scout troops in
Wewa.
If you have a need or want
more information about the VFW
and/or Auxiliary, please contact
us at 639-2055.
Commander Rex Outlaw
Aux. Pres. Kathryn Outlaw


After the events of September
11th, National Guard units
across the country were called to
service to provide security assis-
tance at airports.
Specialist Willis Harris, of
Wewahitchka, and PFC Timothy
Hightower, of Port St. Joe, are two
Gulf County National Guard
members who have been called to
active duty as part of this nation-
al team. Both men have put
things in their civilian life "on
hold" as they answer the call of
their National Guard duties.
Hightower was a student in
the nursing program at Haney
Vocational-Technical School and
was taking additional classes at
Gulf Coast Community College.
Harris is employed at the Gulf
Correctional Institution prison
annex and his wife and three chil-
dren are also having to deal with
a lot of changes in their normal
routines.
Both guardsmen agreed that
for the most part, travelers have
accepted the many requirements.
and changes in travel protocol at
airports.
"Most people are real sup-
portive and appreciative of our
efforts," said Harris about pas-
sengers' responses.
"They don't like the strict
requirements, but understand
why they're necessary," said
Hightower.
Both men were called to
active duty in October and are
serving a duty mission that calls
them to stand in as armed deter-
rents and assisting in the securi-
ty screening program.

Port St. Joe Boy Scout
Troop Now Forming
A Boy Scout Troop for Port St.
Joe boys between the ages of 11
and 17 is now forming. It will be
under the direction of Scoutmas-
ter Jim Newton and will meet at
the Scout Hut on Saturday morn-
ings from 10:00 until noon.
All interested boys and their
parents are encouraged to attend
an informational meeting and
sign-up on Saturday, January
19th at 10:00 a.m. in the Scout
Hut. For more information con-
tact Jim Newton at 229-6474.


Harris said he felt the
Panama City Airport had some of
the best security service available,
with one of the finest security
screening crews anywhere.

"They (security screeners) do
a good job too, and they take a lot
of heat for it people need to
understand the importance of the


job being done by them," he said.
The next time you travel or
see images on the news media of
guardsmen and security person-
nel busy at work, it might serve to
remember that many of these
folks are people just like Tim and
Willie who have seen their lives
interrupted because of the
September 11th terrorist attacks.


Scholarships Available for 2002


Linda Griffin, Gulf County
Supervisor of Elections, has
announced that the Florida State
Association of Supervisors of
Elections will award three (3)
$1,200 scholarships at the sum-
mer conference in June this year,
To be eligible for the FSASE

Martin Luther King,
Jr. Convocation Set
Gulf Coast Community
College will commemorate the life
and achievements of Dr. Martin
Luther King. Jr. on Friday,
January 18 with a public address
at 10:00 a.m. in the Amelia Center
Theatre on campus. The public is
invited.
The keynote speaker for the
event is Joe Martin, nationally-
known speaker, author and pro-
fessor. 'The purpose of life is to
have a life with a purpose" is the
theme of the program and is
intended to assist students in
identifying their unique talents
and abilities.
Mr. Martin is considered one
of the country's leading experts in
the field of student development
and self-motiviation. He gradu-
ated at the top of his university
class at the age of 20, started his
first business at the age of 22, and
became the youngest professor
ever hired to teach at a state uni-
versity in Florida at the age of 24.
He is the, president and founder of
RealWorld University-a student
success resource center designed
toi help college students meet the
personal and professional chal-
lenges of life. He currently teaches
at the University of West Florida
and is the author of two books.
For more information call 872-
3864.


scholarship, the student must be
either a political science/public
administration or journalism/
mass communication major. The
student must be enrolled or
accepted as a full-time student in
a senior college or university in
Florida. No postgraduate or sec-
ond degree students are eligible.
Applications must be turned
in to the elections office by March
15. To find out more about the
scholarships and additional eligi-
bility requirements. interested
students can call the Gulf County
elections office at 229-6117 or
639-5069, or come by the office
located in room 122 of the Gulf
County Courthouse.

Computer Help
Offered at Library
Need computer help: setting
up an e-mail account? Saving files
to floppies? Finding search
engines'?
Starting January 10th Susan
Godwin will be at the Port St. Joe
Library helping adult patron-. who
wish to learn more about using
the computer. She will be volun-
teering her services every Thurs-
day afternoon from 2:00 to 5:00
p.m. to those who also may need'
help getting started in word pro-,
cessing, Microsoft Word, or Word
Perfect, etc.
This is a free service to the
public and will be a first come,
first served basis. For more infor-
mation please call the library at
229-8879.

NOW See The Star On Line at
www.StarFL.com


Pfc. Timothy Hightower of Port St. Joe takes leave from classes at
Haney and Gulf Coast to serve in the National Guard at airport.


St. Joe Players
Resume Rehearsals
The St. Joe Players will
resume rehearsals for the musical
comedy Places! by Hank Beebe,
on Monday, January 14th.
Rehearsals will be held on
Monday and Thursdays for the .
next two months at 7:00 p.m.
Monday rehearsals will be held at


the Port St. Joe Senior Citizens
Center next to the library.
Performances 'will occur in
March; the actual dates, times
and location have not yet been
finalized.
If you wish to participate as
an actor or just wore behind the
scenes, please call Jim Newton at
229-6474 or Kathleen Walsh at
647-3452.


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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2002 PAGE 7A




St. Joe Looks To Exceed Own Expectations

Outlook For 2002 Shows Continued Growth In All Aspects of Company


The St. Joe Company has
announced that it expects its
fourth .quarter 2001 EBITDA per
share, excluding gains on conser-
vation land sales, to meet or
exceed the upper end of prior


expectations of $0.43 to $0.48 per
share. EB1TDA from conservation
land sales in the fourth quarter is
expected to be approximately
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$1.64, or more, per share, exclud-
ing gains on conservation land
sales. For the full year of 2001,
the company expects to report
EBITDA from conservation land
sales of approximately $0.26 per
share.
"St. Joe had another great
year in 2001, providing share-
holders with a total return of 26.6
percent," said Peter S. Rummell,
chairman and CEO of St. Joe.
"That performance demonstrates
the benefits of our unique advan-
tages-from our low-basis, high-
quality land to our strong balance
sheet., We expect to continue to
capitalize on these advantages in
2002 and beyond."
'"Our focus on execution con-
tinues to create value," said Kevin
M. Twomey; president and COO of
St. Joe. "Our projections for 2002
are based on the assumption that
the current economic situation
will contriue-with neither a major
,recovery, nor any further weaken-
ing of the,economy. In that light,
we' expect to advance our core
strategies in 2002, achieve signif-
icant. progress in building value
for.our holdings in Florida's Great
Northwest and deliver excellent
results for shareholders."
OUTLOOK FOR 2002
In 2002, the company expects
EBITDA per share, excluding
gains from conservation land
sales, to increase by approxi-
mately 10 percent. Net income,
excluding gains on- conservation
land sales, for the full year 2002
is expected to be approximately
$1.80 to $1.85 per share. Net
income projections include a non-
cash contribution of approxi-
mately $1.10 per share, relating
to the gain on the forward.sale of
equity securities previously dis-
closed: in the company's fourth
quarter earnings release dated
February 9, 2000.
Highlights, by major business
unit, are as follows:
Community Residential Real
Estate: "EBITDA for' Arvida
Community Development is pro-
Sjected to increase approximately
10 percent, or more, over 2001,"
.said Rummell. "These results
reflect continued solid progress at
WaterColor, a near tnpling of the
contribution from WaterSound.
and, contributions from a number
t


of primary home communities
such as James Island, St. John's
Golf and, Country Club, South,
Wood and Victoria Park.
"Importantly, the growing per-
formance of new Arvida communi-
ties occurs as the contribution
from our highly successful invest-
ment in the Arvida/JMB partner-
ship substantially winds up by
year-end 2002,"- said Rummell.
"Contributions from the Arvida/
JMB partnership in 2002 a-e
expected to be approximately half
of what they were last year.
"We expect .o achieve impor-
tant progress in planning and
entitlement of resort communities
in Gulf, Bay and Franklin
Counties in Northwest Florida,,
although they will not contribute'
to 2002 earnings," said Rummell.
"This progress, even without the
continuing income from the
'Arvida/JMB partnership, will
position the company for solid
earnings growth in 2003 and
beyond."
Arvida Realty Services
Despite a more difficult envi.-
ronment, Arvida -Realty Services
expects to improve EBITDA by
approximately 5. percent. or more,
in 2002'
Commercial Real Estate
"St. Joe Commercial had a
great year in 2001 with gains of
$4.5 million in the second quarter
from the sale of the NCCI building
and $5.7 million in the fourth
quarter from the sale of the IBM
building." said Twomey. "As previ-
ously discussed, St. Joe is no
'onger pursuing build-to-sult pro-
jects outside our primary markets
and, as a result, this income will
not be replaced in 2002 and
beyond. During 2002 St. Joe
Commercial will continue to focus
on the development and sale of
retail and commercial properties
in Florida's Great Northwest. We
expect St.., Joe ,Commercial
EBITDA to be flat or up modestly
compared with 2001, even with-
out income from 'transactions
such as the NCCI and IBM pro-
jects.",
SInvestment Properties
-"'St. Joe continues' to acquire
multi-tenant buildings through
our strategy to defer taxes on land
sale gains," said Twomey. "This
source of lease income is expected


to grow and become a more mean-
ingful and stable element of our
ongoing performance. These
buildings produced approximately
$9.0 million EBITDA in 2001.
This source of income should
increase by approximately 70 per-
cent in 2002. With the completion
of the purchase of an office build-
ing in Washington, .D.C. on
December 27, 2001, the company
has acquired over 1.1 million
square feet of buildings through
this program. We expect to con-
tinue to grow this investment and
source of income."
St. Joe Land Company
"We are delighted with the
progress and prospects of the St.
Joe Land Company," said
Rummell. "St. Joe Land recorded
EBITDA of over $40 million in
both 2000 and 2001, exceeding
expectations in both years largely
as a result of several major trans-
actions. In 2001, St. Joe Land
made significant progress supple-
menting the gains from large
,transactions with smaller trans-
actions, an important step toward.
becoming a more retail-onented
business at excellent per-acre
prices."
'St. Joe Land is also working
to build future sources of earn-
ings through two major initiatives.
The first. RiverCamps. is expected
to be a contnbutor to income in
2003. The second, a fve-year pro-
gram now underway to seek addi-
tional entitlements and zoning
Improvements throughout its land
holdings. For 2002. we expect
continued good results, although
without the benefit of a current
projection of as many large parcel
sales as occurred in prior years,"
said Twomey. "Therefore, we are
projecting EBITDA for St. Joe
Land in the low S30 rrullion range.
"Again in 2002, we are work-
ing, to deliver the .best possible
results and beat these projec-
tions," said Rummell. "St. Joe
Land starts 2002 with a- stronger
book of contracts than ever."
St. Joe Timberland Company
The principal strategy for St.
Joe. Timberland Company is to
build value by enhancing the
value of land,for use by the resi-
dential, commercial and St. Joe
Land divisions of the company.
and by growing and selling umber
products to others. "Dunng 2002,
__we expect Timberland EBITDA to
be about even with 2001. with a


PUBLIC NOTICE

A Public Hearing will be- held at the Planning and
Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on Tuesday,
January 15, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. EST, and at the Board of
County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on Tuesday,
January 22, 2002 at 6:00 p.m. EST. Both public hearings
will be held in the BOCC Meeting Room at the Robert M.
Moore Administration Building, 1000: Cecil G. Costin Sr.
Blvd., Port St. Joe,. Florida. The public hearings will be to
discuss and act on the following:
Preliminary Plat Approval and road width variance for
Mackay Properties, Tax ID #6268-112R, 1.62 acres in
Section 18, Township 9 South, Range 11 West, Gulf
County, Florida, a 3 unit subdivision subject to all
development regulations required by Gulf County.
Preliminary Plat Approval for Dale Piergiovanni; Tax ID
#6316-001; -002; -009; 6318-002; 6309-001, 19.56
acres in Section 23, Township 9 South, Range 11 West,
Gulf County, Florida, a 45 unit subdivision subject to
all development regulations required by Gulf Courity.
Preliminary Plat Apprboval for St. Joe Timberland, Tax
ID #0775-000R, 8.474 acres in Section 28, Township 5
South, Range 9 XWest. Gulf County, Florida, a 12 unit
subdivision subject to all development regulations
required by Guff County.
Application may be reviewed at the Building and Planning
Department, Room 301 in' the Robert M, Moore
Administration Building, 1000, Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd.,
Port St. Joe, FL.
All interested parties may appear at the meeting to be heard
regarding, the consideration of the preliminary plat applica-
tion. 2tc. January 10 and 17. 2002.


iun-rate of about $3 million per
quarter," said Twomey. "Aside
from meeting timber obligations
under existing supply contracts,
(.See St. Joe on page 8A)

Wewa Boy

Scout Activities
Boy' Scoutmaster Michael
Bryan of Boy Scout Troop 315 in
Wewahitchka had his scouts
camped out in the Dead Lakes
State Park campground on
Saturday, January 5th. During
the day they learned about the
compass and its use, and were
graded on their ability to use the
compass on a course laid out by
Scout Committee member Hub
Norris. The scouts also learned to
sharpen and properly use a knife,
an ax, a,hatchet and a bow saw,
observing all:safety practices.
SThey also learned how to put
up and prepare a tent .for
overnight use; how to build, main-
tain and put out a camp fire; how
to make a list of'cooking equip-
ment and food, which they pur-
chased and later prepared at their
campsite. They also baked apples
in tinfoil on the coals, and a peach
cobbler was cooked ii a Dutch
oven in the hot coals.
The scouts had previously
learned at their weekly meetings
all .about setting up a tent,
preparing the proper camping
equipment, clothing, etc. A quali-
fled First Aid instructor had given
the scouts training in outdoor and
camping emergency first aid.
The young scouts also
learned, by experience, what will
happen in high winds and what a
thunderstorm of 1-1/4" of rain
can do, :even to a wellpplanned
campout, as quite a storm moved
:through their area during the
night.
Sunday morning found "the
'survivors' of the night storm
cooking a breakfast of grits, eggs
and sausage.
There were two overnight
adult assistants, plus three or
'four daytime adults at this Boy
Scout training session. These
adult assistants are doing a won-
derful jbb training the young
scouts. Many more activities are
planned by Scoutmaster. Bryan,
and more adults are invited to
assist in the training of the many
outdoor skills.


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(Ia EfreetRprsi


K-9 Dottie

Passes Away


K-9 Dottie of the Gulf County
Sheriffs Office passed away last
week as the result of cancer.
Dottie was a 13-year-old shep-
herd and had been a member of
the Sheriffs Office since 1995.
During her law enforcement
career, Dottle was responsible for
numerous drug arrests and she
*ill be missed by her handler,
Richie Burkett, and the Gulf
County Sheriffs Office.





SHOOTING INCIDENT ARRESTS
On January 3rd, Aaron
Shane Whitehurst, 18, of
Highland View, allegedly commit-
ted the offenses of shooting into
an occupied conveyance (two
counts) and battery with a deadly
weapon (two counts) by shooting
into the rear of a car six times
with a .22 caliber semi-automatic
rifle-knowing at the time that it
was occupied and by whom. He
was arrested by Officer James
Norris.
George Walton Simmons III,
19, of Overstreet, and a 17 year
old juvenile were also arrested by
the officer and charged with being
principals to shooting into an
occupied conveyance (two counts
each) and being principals to
aggravated battery with a deadly
weapon (two counts each).
Whitehurst, Simmons and
the juvenile were all taken into
custody without incident and.
transported to the Gulf County
Jail.
KNIFING SUSPECT CHARGED
Alice L. Black, 45, of Port St.
Joe, was charged with aggravated
battery and arrested January 5th
by Officer Russell Burch after he
responded to a report that some-
one had been cut with a knife in
the area of Peters Laundry.
Further investigation revealed
that Black had stabbed the vic-
tim. She was taken into custody
and a tnsported, :to. the Gulf
County, Jail to wait first appear-
ance.
VIOLATION OF PROBATION
Apalachicola resident Elex D.
Pugh, 24, was arrested January
7th by Officer Burch on active
warrants issued ,for violation of
probation.
On February 15, 1999, Pugh
was placed on probation for the
sale of imitation crack cocaine
and sale of cocaine and violated
by failing to pay $920 in supervi-
sion fees, was arrested in:
Franklin County for battery (two
counts). and failure to pay other
fines imposed by the court.




(Sheriff's Beat)


INFLUENCED DRIVER
During the early morning
hours of December 22nd, Deputy
Tracy Sanders investigated a
vehicle he observed in the ditch at
a Wewahitchka church and found-
James Raymond Heath (34, Port,
St. Joe) behind the wheel.
Noticing an odor of alcohol, the
deputy had Heath attempt field
sobriety tests and placed him
under arrest for driving under the
influence of alcohol.
AGGRAVATED ASSAULT
On December 23rd, Deputy
Shawn Butler responded to an
alleged gun threat. The victim
claimed Johnathan Pierce, 24, of
Port St. Joe, was alleged to have
pulled a gun and threatened him.
After locating and speaking to
Pierce, Butler found he had been
in possession of a gun, but had
taken it home; he was arrested
and charged with aggravated
assault with a firearm.

CHILD'ABUSE, COCAINE ARREST
On the evening of December
25th, Deputy Vince Everett
responded to a Wewahitchka
home where a 10-year-old girl,
-who was alone, stated her mother
had left at 6 a.m. saying she
would be right back. Unable to
locate the mother, Everett took
the child to a family to stay the
night.
The following morning,
Deputy Larry Hightower and Sgt.
Stacy Strickland found the moth-
er, Robin Dawn Sharron (37), at a
residence south of town. As she
was arrested for felony child
abuse and rose from her chair a
rock of crack cocaine fell from her
lap. She was additionally charged
with possession of crack cocaine.


"Dottie" the K-9


CHILD ABUSE CHARGE FILED
On December 26th, Deputy
Richie Burkett responded to a
Wewa residence concerning a per-
son slapping a two year old in the
face. He learned from witnesses
that William Charles Flowers,
while visiting friends, allegedly hit
the child three to five times with
an open hand when angered by
the-child biting him on the hand.
He, was arrested and charged with
child abuse.'
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
While patrolling Highway 22
on January 1st, Deputy Ricky
Tolbert was forced to leave the
road 'to avoid a collision as an
oncoming car .drifted into his
lane. He stopped the vehicle, dri-
ven by Eddie Meredith (31,
Wewahitchka), determined he was
driving under the influence of
alcohol, and placed him under
arrest.
FAILURE To APPEAR
January 2nd, Tommie Lee
Redmon (71, Wewahitchka) was.
arrested for failure to appear for
driving while license suspended
or revoked. Scheduled to be in
court at 9 a.m., Redmon did not
show. until late in the afternoon.
The judge ordered him taken into
custody,, and he was released'
after posting a $500 bond.
DOWNTowN INTOXICATION,-
In downtown Wewahitchka 6n
January 5th, Sgt. D. W. oFrenYad
and Deputy James Newsome
heard a vehicle spinning tires and
driving at a high rate of speed.
Forehand located and stopped the.
vehicle nearby, and determined
the driver, Constance Merrifield
(41, Greenwood), was intoxicated
and placed her under arrest.
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA
On January 5th, Deputy
Ricky Tolbert clocked anrd
stopped a vehicle traveling at 67
M.P.H. (in a 45 zone). He detected
a burnt marijuana odor while
talking with the driver, gained
permission for a search, and
found a bag of marijuana, in
Jonathon Stripling's (23, White
City) jacket pocket. He was arrest-
ed and charged with possession of
mariluana.
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
On the morning of January
5th, Deputy Paul Beasley
observed a vehicle approaching
his on Highway 98, crossing into
his lane enroute toward Port St.
Joe. After stopping' the vehicle
near Butler Bay Road and having
it 'nearly roll backward into his
patrol car while talking with the
driver, field sobriety tests were
attempted.
After nearly falling to the
ground during testing, Donna
Lynn Hall, 28, of Panama C eity,
was arrested for driving under the
influence.

RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE GULF
COUNTY JAIL ..
Friday, December 21st-
Susan Rester, 37,, W/F, of
Wewahitchka, violation of proba-
tion (re: grand theft).
Sunday, December 23rd--
Brenda Rouse, 45, B/F? of
Wewahitchka, failure to appear
(re: driving while license suspend-
ed or revoked and order of attach-
ment.
Wednesday, December 26th-
William Flowers, 36, W/M, of
Springfield, battery.
Friday, December 28th-
Nikol Fleischemann, 34, W/F, of
Port -St. Joe, disorderly conduct,
resisting without violence, and
domestic battery.
Saturday. December 29th-
Anthony Johnson, '30, W/M, of
Wewahitchka, violation of proba-
tion (re: driving' under the influ-
ence).
Monday. December 31st-
Edna Drabant, 24, W/F, of
Wewahitchka, violation of pre-
trial release.
Tuesday, January 1st-
Jeffery Brown, 19, W/M, of Port
St. Joe, possession of alcohol
under 21.


Wednesday, January 2nd-
Gesa Jones, .21, B/F, of
Wewahitchka, failure to appear
(re: worthless checks); Keith
Ingalls, 31, W/M, of Port St. Joe,
violation of probation (re: driving
under the influence); Paul
Williams, 40, W/M, of Youngs-
town, driving while license sus-
pended or revoked, .battery, and
child support; William Wayne'
Thomas, 24, B/M, of Port St. Joe
(possession controlled substance,
assault on law enforcement offi-
cer, and three counts of sale of'
cocaine)
Thursday, January 3rd-
Richard Parker, 38, W/M, of Port
St. Joe, violation of probation (re:
felony driving under the influ-
ence).
Friday, January 4th-Robin
Sharron, 37, W/F, of Wewahitch-
ka, violation of community control
(re: grand threat).
Saturday, January 5th-
Branden Givens, 17, B/M, of
Panama City, fleeing and attempt-
ing to elude.

Wewa PTO
The Wewahitchka Elementary
School PTO will hold its monthly
meeting on Monday, January 14
at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. All. par-
ents are encouraged to attend.


St. Joe_
-From Page 7A
we do not intend to aggressively
sell timber,in this depressed mar-
ket. We'll just let more timber
grow, build' value and sell it in a
better market."
Conservation Land Sales
'"We have activity underway to
sell additional parcels of conser-.
vation land totaling over 150,000
acres," said Twomey. 'Timing of
these sales is uncertain, but we
anticipate completing most of
these sales by the end of 2003.
We are optimistic that conserva-
tion land sales will continue to be
a significant contributor in 2002."
Stock Repurchase Program
During the fourth .quarter of
2001, the company repurchased a
total of 948,200 shares.
In 2001, St. Joe repurchased
7,071,300 shares at an average
price of $24.68 per share. That
represents approximately 8.4 per-
cent of the outstanding shares on
December 31, 2000.
At December 31, 2001, the
goatpariy. had 79,509,608 shares
outstanding; of which'46,674,300
shares were held by the Alfred I.
duPont Testamentary Trust, the
majority stockholder of the com-
pany or the Trust's primary bene-
ficiary, The Nemours Foundation.
The company's final results
for the fourth quarter and full
year 2001 will be reported before
the opening of the New York Stock
Exchange on February 6, 2002.
The St. Joe Company, a pub-
licly held company based in
Jacksonville, is Florida's largest
real estate operating company. It
is engaged in community, com-
mercial, industrial, hospitality,
leisure'and resort development,
along with residential and com-
mercial real estate services. The
company also has significant
interests in timber.
More information about St.
Joe can be found at their web site
at http://\www.joe.com. '


1


RexA. Andrews
Rex Allen Andrews, 51 of Port
St. Joe, passed away Monday,
January 7 at Gulf Pines Hpspital
in Port St. Joe. A native of Grand
Rapids, MI, he served in the U.S.
Navy and had been a resident
here for the past several years,
working for David Warriner at the
St. Joe Motel.
He is the son of Margie. and
Ron Andrews Steventon of Port St.
Joe.
He is survived by his children,
Aaron 'and Lenora; one' sister,
Marjorie Phillips of. Highland
View; five nephews, two nieces;


and many aunts, uncles, cousins
and friends.
A memorial service will be
held at the Oak Grove Assembly of
God Church on Saturday,
January 12 at 11:00 a.m. ET with
the Rev. Dave Fernandez officiat-
ing.

Lottie Parziale
Lottie B. Parziale, 77 of Port
St. Joe, passed away Monday,
January 7. She had lived in
Boston for many years, and was a
resident of Graceville before mov-
ing to Port St. Joe 18 years ago. A
devout Catholic, she was a mem-
ber of St. Joseph's Catholic
Church, and had been a member
of the St. Joseph's Catholic
Church Altar Society, and the Sea
Oats and Dunes Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her


brother, Curtis Harper.
She is survived'by her chil-
dren, Charlie Parziale and wife
Marie of Peabody, MA, Ronnie
Turilli and wife Tina of Corpus
Christi, TX, and Joseph Anthony,
Jr., of Baggs, WY; her grandchil-
dren, Marisa,.Adrian, Cassie,
Corrine, David and Peter; her
great-grandchildren, Ryan, Josh,
Chelsea, Deverie and Dimitrius;
three sisters, Della Mae Chandler
of Donalsonville, GA, Virginia and
husband Sam Graves, Jr. of Port
St. Joe, Betty Jean and husband
Otto Collinsworth of DeFuniak
Springs; and one brother, Dee
Harper.
Funeral Mass was held at the
St. Joseph Catholic Church,
Thursday, January 10 at 11:00
a.m. ET, with Father Jim Lambert
officiating. Entombment followed
in Holly Hill Cemetery.


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6th Annual Chef's Sampler Feb. 10


The Apalachicola Bay
Chamber of Commerce will host
the 6th Annual Forgotten Coast
Chefs Sampler on Sunday,
February 10 from 6:00 to 9:00
p.m. Chefs from all over the
Apalachicola Bay area will display
their most creative dishes at the
historic Fort Coombs Armory
located on 4th Street and Avenue
D in Apalachicola.
Participating restaurants
include Apalachicola Seafood


Grill, Chef Wilhelm's Dock on the
Bay, Chef Eddie's Magnolia Grill,
The Owl Cafe, That Place On 98,
and Tamara's Cafe Floridita.
In addition to a fantastic
selection of food from our area's
most talented chefs, there will be
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Special Events for Mexico
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Gumbo Cook Off Competition on
Saturday, February 16th. All are
invited to come sample the Cajun
delights prepared by some of the
Gulf Coast's greatest gumbo
chefs.

CBS Series
Highlights F-15
Pilots at Tyndall


After nearly two years of serv-
ing. as a major filming location,
the Tyndall Air Force Base mis-
sion is about to fly with full after-
burners into the living rooms of
nearly 19 million television view-
ers. Titled "American Fighter
Pilot," CBS signed, on for eight
one-hour episodes of the reality-
based series that intimately fol-
lows the on- and off-duty lives of,
three students as they train to
become F-15 pilots.
Scheduled for a late-January
launch, the series also features
in-depth interviews with the
instructor pilots and academic
instructors who ,trained then stu-.
dent pilots: 1st Lt. Todd Giggy,
and Capts. Mlarcus Gregory and
Mike Love.


Come join them.in Mexico
Beach's Sunset Park (next to El
Governor. Mtel) from 1:00 to 4:00
p.m. and assist in fundraising
efforts for the events to come in
the year 2002.
Cash prizes will be forthcom-
ing to the first, second and third
place winners in the competition.
Applications and further informa-
tion can be obtained by calling I-
888/ 723-2546, or e-mail
mbcdc@ mexicobeach.com.

FHP License and
Vehicle Checkpoints
.The Florida Highway Patrol
will be conducting driver license
and vehicle inspection check-
points from January 1 th
through 17th on SR-69 near CR-
274, CR-22 near CR-22-A, and
SR-71, near Chipola Street.
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 tires
and defective lighting equipment.
In addition, attention- will, be
Directed to.drivers who would vio-
late the driver license laws of
Florida. :


Medal of Honor From Page


Move his squad to a position
where he could provide covering
fire .for the company command
group and to link up with the 3d
Platoon, which was under heavy
enemy pressure. After moving no
more than 30 meters S/Sgt. Sims
noticed that a brick structure in
which ammunition was stocked
was on fire..Realizing the danger,
S/Sgt. Sims took immediate
action' to move his squad from
this- position. Though in the
process of leaving the area 2
members of his squad were
injured by the subsequent explo-
sion 6f the ammunition. S/Sgt.
ff Sims' prompt actions undoubted-
ly prevented more serious casual-
ties from occurring. While contin-


uing through the dense woods
amidst heavy enemy fire, S/Sgt.
Sims and his 'squad .ere
approaching .a' bunker when they
heard the unrnustakable noise of a
concealed booby trap being trig-
geied immediajely'to their front.
S/Sgt. Sims warned his com-
rades of the danger and unhesi-
tatingly hurled himself upon the
device as it exploded, taking the
full impact of the blast. In so pro-
tecting his fellow soldiers, he will-
ingly sacrificed his life. S/Sgt.
Sims' extraordinary' heroism at
;the cost of his life is In keeping
\.with the highest traditions of the
mtilitatir service nid reflects great
credit upon himself and the U.S.
Army.


TDC Is Recognized
Dr. David Langston, left, presented Paula Pickett, Tourism
.Development Director, with a plaque of appreciation for the TDC's efforts
in co-hosting the First Annual Gulf County JUCO Classic on November 30
and December 1. Both men's' and women's teams from seven community
colleges throughout the state converged on the "Dome" in Port St. Joe for
a weekend of collegiate basketball .The Norris Langston Foundation.
named for Langston's deceased brother, also helped host the event which
is being planned as an annual event.


Trio Internazional

In Concert Jan. 20


The iise Newell Fund for the
Performing Arts, sponsored by the
Apalachicola Area Historical
Society. will present the Trio
Internazionale in their annual
concert on Sunday. January 20 at
4:00 p.m. ET at Histonc Trinity
Church in Apalachicola.
The Trio Internazionale
played their first concert on the
Ilse Newell Concert Senes on
January 19. 1990. Their popular-
itv has endured and grown during
the intervening 13 years; and
their concerts always play to a full
:house.
Martha McPherson Gherardi
received a Masters Degree from
Florida State University in Violin'
Performance. and shortly after-
wards went to Venezuela to
become a member of the Caracas
Symphony Orchestra. Theye she
met,, Luciano Gherardi. contra-
bass. who had come from Italy to
1 'yn the Symphony. They were
married and remained in Caracas
for a number of years.
Shortly after they returned to.


live on St. George Island, Dr. R.
Bedford Watkins, retired : as
Professor of Piano 'at' Illinois
Wesleyan University and settled in
Eastpoint. The. Gherardis had
played in a trip in Caracas. and
they asked Dr. Watkins to join
'them in a similar venture here.
They% are in great demand for wed-
dings, receptions, and other fes--
tive gatherings.
The Trio is known for the vari-
ety of its repertoire, from baroque
classical to ethnic and folk music
of all kinds, and light classical.
favorites. This year's concert will
feature arrangements of music by
Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms
and popular selections from
Gypsy repertoire..
The Apalachicola Area Histor-
ical Society is a 501-c-3 educa-
tional incorporation in the State of
Florida. A S2.00 donation is
requested at the door for'those
not holding season memberships.
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Gulf Athletes Named to All-State


All-Region, and All-Big Bend Teams


Three Wewahitchka Gator
players received honorable
mention recognition to the Class
A All-State teams.
SDerrick Williams, a senior
wide receiver, averaged 17.9 yards
per catch this season for. the
Gators. He had 35 receptions for'
626 yards with six touchdown
catches. :
Myron Vann, a senior inside
linebacker, led the team with 154
tackles. Vann also averaged 10.9
yards per carry, and 20.1 yards
per catch on offense.
Chris Nelson, a senior inside
linebacker, had 152 tackles on
defense and graded out the
highest on the offensive line for
the season.
All-Big Bend
Five Gulf County football
players were selected to the
Tallhassee Democrat's 2001 All-
Big Bend Teams.
Myron Vann and Chris Nelson
(Wewa) were both selected to the
second team defense as inside
linebackers.
Brandon Jones (Wewa), Alex
Richards and Adam Richards
(PSJ) were all honorable mention
selections.


Brandon, a senior quarter-
back for the Gators, completed 58
percent of his passes for 1,400
yards this season with 20
Touchdowns, and eight intercept-
ions. He also had over 600 yards
rushing.
Alex, a senior defensive
lineman, had seven solos, 22
assists (29 total tackles). one
tackle for a loss and one fumble
recovery.


Adam, also a senior defensive
lineman, had three solos, 27
assists (30 total ,tackles), one
tackle for a loss and caused one,
fumble.
All-Region Team
Eighteen Gull' County,
athletes were selected to the Al-:i
Region Teams.
Brandon Jones (Wewa) was.
named the regional offensive


PSJ Dixie Baseball Registration


The Port St. Joe Dixie
Baseball League will be register-
ing players for the 2002 season on
Saturday, January 26th and
February 2nd from 9:00 a.m. until
3:00 p.m. ET, and on Thursday,
January 31st from 5:00 p.m. until
8:00 p.m. Registration will be con-
ducted at the Port St. Joe Stac
House located on Eighth Street,
between Woodward and Marvin.
Avenues.
Absolutely no players who
were in the area during registra-
tion will be allowed to register
after February 2nd.
The league is open to all


youth meeting the required age
limits: must be five on or before
July 31, 2002, and must not be
15 before August 1, 2002. -
Registration fees per player;
are: A and AA Leagues (ages 5-7) ,
S40; Minor/Major Leagues (ages
8-12), S45; Dixie Boys League
(ages 13-14). S50. d
Note you will be given a 810,
reduction in registration fees for a
second and additional sibling
player in the Minor/Major/Dixie
Boys leagues who reside in the
same household. Sorry, no dis-
count can be given in the A and
AA leagues for siblings.


2001-02 Wewahitchka High Schbol Gators Basketball Team
Kneeling, from left, are John Curtis Gates. Jorel Winfield, Myron Vann, and Ryan Baker: stand-
ing, from left, are Brandon Jones, J. R. Williams, Derrick Williams, Pete Taunton, Byron Jones, and
Head Coach Tommy Long.


Gators Improve to 9-3 On Season


WEWAHITCHKA 66, RUTHERFORD 59
TUESDAY, JANUARY 8TH
The Wewahitchka Gators
improved to 9-3 on the year with
Tuesday night's 66-59 victory
over the Rutherford Rams. The
Gators raced out to a 40-25
halftime lead to cruise to a wmn.
Derrick Williams led the
Gators with 20 points, Pete
Taunton followed with 15 points,


while John Curtis Gates and
Byron Jones each added nine.
'This was a big win for us."
said head coach Tommy Long.
"We had a comfortable lead in the
third quarter, then held off a late
run by Rutherford."
The Gators travel to
Chattahoochee Friaday night at
6:30 CT, then host FAMU High on
Tuesday at 7:30. Both games are


District 3-A match-ups.
Score by Quarters
Rams 11 14 15 19 59
Gators 17 23 15 11 -,66
WEWA (66)- Pete Taunton 15,
Brandon Jones 8, Derrick
Williams 20, John Curtis Gates 9,
Byron Jones 9,.Williams 1.
RUTH. (59)- Croon 11, Whatley
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Wallace 6.


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Uewahitchka High School Gators

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. player of the year, while Myron
Vann (Wewa) was selected as the
defensive player of the year:
First team selections were:
Chris Nelson (Wewa); Derrick
Williams (Wewa),' Terrence
Addison (Wewa), Harold Williams
(Wewa). Andrae Williams (Wewa),
Isaiah Jenkins (PSJ), and Ken
Peak (PSJ).
Addison, a senior defensive
tackle, graded out 92 percent on
defense for the Gators.
Harold, a senior running back
for the Gators, rushed for over
1.000 yards this season.
Andrae, a junior defensive
end, had 50 tackles and six
quarterback sacks.
Jenkins. a senior wide
receiver for the Sharks, had 30
receptions for 512 yards and
caught seven touchdown passes.
Peak. a senior defensive end
for Port St. Joe, had 13 solos, 31
assists (44 total tackles), four
tackles for a loss, and three
sacks.
John Patrick Floyd (PSJ).
Nick Reynolds (PSJ), Chase
Millender (PSJ), Aaron Gray
(Wewa), Blake Rish (Wewa),


Wesley Colvin (Wewa). James
Destifino (Wewa) Allen Easter
(Wewa) and Ryan Baker (Wewa)
were all honorable mention


Derrick Williams (22) hits a
short jumper in the Gators' 66-
59 win over Rutherford.


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Tiger Shark Action


PORT ST. JOE 46, BAY HIGH 56
FRIDAY, JANUARY 4TH
The Port St. Joe Tiger Sharks
fell to 7-7 overall on the season
when they traveled to Panama
City Friday night, and suffered a
56-46 loss to Bay High. Trailing.
26-47 at the end of the third
quarter, the Tiger Sharks rallied
in the fourth to outscore the
Tornados 20-8. but it wasn't
enough.
Ray Bailey led the Tiger
Sharks with 13 points and two
steals; while Woodrow Cherry
followed with 12 points, seven
rebounds and four assists.
Score by Quarters
Sharks 7 13 6 20 46
Tornados13 20 14 9 56
PSJ (46)- Jerrell Showers 2, Ray
Bailey 13, Prince Jones 8. Bo
*Lenox 4, Woodrow Cherry 12,
Santiel Chambers 3, and Dustiq
Crews 4.
BAY (56)- Veazey 2, Reed 2,
Jackson 2, Potter 13, Hellum 2,
McCriff 3, Mason 19, Shields 7,
and Blong 6.
PORT ST. JOE 46, CHILES 84
SATURDAY, JANUARY 5TH
The Tiger Sharks dropped to
7-8 on the season with Saturday
night's 84-46 loss to Tallahassee
Chiles. Port St. Joe trailed 38-26
at intermission, then were
outscored 46-20 in the second
half.
Woodrow Cherry led the Tiger
Sharks with 10 points, six
rebounds and two steals. Dustin
Crews pulled down nine rebounds
and had four assists.
Score by Quarters
Sharks 13 13 9 11 46
T'Wolves 16 22 19 27 84
PSJ (46)- Jerrell Showers 5, Ray
Bailey 6, Prince Jones 3, Brad
Ray 2. Bo Lenox 6, Woodrow
Cherry 10, Terrence Chambers 3.
Santiel Chambers 4, and Dustin
Crews 7.
CHILES (84)- Ansley 26,
SYasinsac 26, Kelly 13, Smith 3,
Inserra 6, Cleaver 2, Hollahai 3,
and Hile 5.
PORT St. JOE 55, GRAND o RIDGE 41
MONDAY, JANUARY 7TH
The Tiger Sharks improved to
8-8 overall on the season with
Monday night's 55-4.1 victory over
Grand Ridge. Port St. Joe
rebounded-from a 25-19 halftime
deficit to outscore Grand Ridge
26-8 in the third quarter..
Isaiah Jenkins paced the
Tiger Sharks with, 22 points, two
steals and two assists. Woodrow

Cherry added 11 points, seven
rebounds, two steals and two
assists. Ray Bailey had seven
rebounds and a game high eight
assists.


The Tiger Sharks host Liberty
County Thursday at 7:30 ET in a
District 3-2A game: then host
Apalachicola Saturday night at
7:30.
Score by Quarters
GRHS 14 11 8 8 41
Sharks 7 12 26 10 55
PSJ (55)- Jerrell Showers 1, Ray
Bailey 4. Pnnce Jones 6. Brad
Ray 2, Bo Lenox 5.-Isaiah Jenkins
22. Woodrow Cherry 11. and
Dustin Crews 4.


selections. .

Help Needed for :
Trip to Citrus Bowl
The Gene Raffield Football
League and the Rotary club have
come through for our youth again.
On January 26 the 4th Annual
All-Star Football Game will be
held at the Citrus Bowl in
Orlando. This game pits college
all-stars from Florida against all-
stars from the rest of the country.
Many of the players will be in the
National Football >League next
year.
Twenty of the Gene Raffield
league players, chaperoned by
four coaches, will travel to
Orlando to see the game. It will be
an exciting time for the boys. They
will have an opportunity to go on
the field to meet some of the play-
ers before the game. They also are
invited to a tailgate party spon-
sored by.the Rotary.
The boys making the trip have
played in the Gene Raffield
Football League for at least two
years and come from the unde-
feated Super Bowl Champion
Jaguars, Super Bowl Champion
Buccaneers and the Dolphins.
The plan is to drive to boys to
the game in two vans with ten
boys and two coaches per van. As
yet. the organizers do not have a
commitment for the vans. If you.
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Florida Garden

Extension Notes

by
Roy Lee Carter
. Gulf County Extension Service


Cold-Dar


Plants, N
Sometimes our sunshine
state isn't-so sunny or warm! In
spite of a reputation for tropical
breezes, Florida does have its
moments of fngid temperatures-
perhaps not cold enough to bother
winter 'visitors, but certainly
below the safety range for tender
plants. After each frost, we usu-
ally get questions concerning
what to do about freeze damage.
Our temperatures often drop
low enough to Injure, and even
kill, ornamentals and fruit trees.
So, frost damage is a real concern
throughout the winter months.
Today. I'll talk about the kind of
cold injury that most often occurs
to popular landscape specimens.
and offer some suggestions on
what to do to help plants recover
from Jack Frost's icy attacks.


naged


eed Care
When landscape plants freeze
the first impulse of most garden-
ers is to get out the pruning
shears and cut away dead and
dying leaves and branches. But
this really isn't a good idea. As a
rule, you can't tell how much
damage has been done until
plants start new growth in the
spring. So, if you prune immedi-
ately after a freeze, you may cut
away live wood that doesn't have
to be lost. Also, leaves and
branches which have been killed
can help protect the rest of a plant
against further cold injury and
any other needed protection, to
guard what's left of your plants
against the next cold snap.
Severe cold may kill some of
your tender landscape and patio
ornamentals all the way down to


the soil line. but, such speci-
mens-things like rubber plants,
philodendrons. and poinsettias-
could surprise you by sending up
new shoots in the spring. So don't
give up on them too soon. Allow
enough time for them to revive
after warm weather returns.
Both flower buds and stems
of azaleas often suffer cold darn.
age. Bud injury will be evident if
your plants produce few or no
flowers. at blooming time. Sterm
damage will show up later in the
spring ,and early summer, when
some branches die. That will be
the time to-prune. Just cut out
dead branches as you.find them,
always pruning back to live wood.
Low temperatures often cause
bud injury and leaf burn on
camellias. Damaged buds will
either drop from the plants, or
open only partway, revealing
brown centers. Leaf damage on
camellias usually isn't too much
of a problem. In most cases, as
new leaves come out in the spring,
the old frost-burned leaves will
just drop off the plant.
Whatever you do, even if your
landscape ornamentals have
already suffered some cold injury,
do not relax your guard. More
fngid weather may be on the way.
So be prepared to keep your
prized plants as warm as possible
each time the weatherman pre-
dicts freezing temperatures. And
try not to encourage any new
growth, until all frost danger has
passed.


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The John C. Gainous VFW Post #10069 and its Ladies Auxiliary furnished 37 food baskets over
the Christmas holidays. Shown in the photos are Auxiliary members Karen Hanson and Ginny
Seefeldt with two of the many baskets. The other photo shows Post members Dick Seefeldt, Jack
Kievit, Rick Armstrong (Commander) and Jack Hanson who delivered all the baskets. Commander
Rick Armstrong, Auxiliary President Shirl DeLon and all the members of VFW Post #10069 would
like to wish one and all a yey- happy and prosperous new year!

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Club" from Mexico Beach and Beacon Hill with the eight heaters
they donated to senior citizens this year, instead of exchanging
gifts among themselves. In these past few days of such cold
weather they know they are being put to good use.
Members of the "Birthday Girls Club" in the picture are, from
left, Ginny Seefeldt, Wanda Walker and Idale Roberts. They were
joined in the effort by Arnetta Henderson, Doris Montford,
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Gulf County Commodities.
Distribution Dates Set


U.S. Department of Agricul-
ture surplus commodities will be
distributed to eligible area resi-
dents on January 15th and 17th.
The foods will be distributed


Ethel B. Griffin
Our beloved Mother Ethel
Baxter Griffin passed to her heav-
enly reward January 4 at Bay St.
Joseph Care Center.
She was born July 23, 1916
in North, South Carolina, the
daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs.
George Baxter. She was converted
and baptized at an early age and
became a member of Bushy Pond
Baptist Church. She was married
to the late Coleman Griffin, Sr. in
1937 in Hosford. They moved to
Port St. Joe in 1938, and chose
Zion Fair'Missionary Baptist as
their church.
Sister Griffin was an active
and fruitful member until ill
health prevented her from serv-
ing. She served as a deaconess,
treasurer of the Senior Women's
Ministry, the Sunday School
department, andI the Gospel
Chorus. She was also active in
The Pallbearers Society and. the
Concerned Christian Societyi
She was preceded in death by
her husband,. two daughters,
Lucille Griffin and Annie Ruth
Griffin; three' sons, John Henry
Griffin, Billy Thomas Griffin and
Lee Denson Griffin.
She is survived by five chil-
dren: Coleman (Esther) Griffin, Jr.
of Bartow, Edith (Hubert)-
Thomas,' Cora Williams, and
Sandra Judy Griffin all of Port St.
Joe; and Sylvia (Martin) Betts of
Fort Pierce; one sister Mary.
Johnson of Long Island, New
York; three sisters-in-law: Marion
Allen of Poit St. Joe, Sarah James
of St. Augustine, and Mercedes
Butler of Mexico Beach; three,
brothers-in-law: Capers Allen of
Port St. Joe, .Daniel Griffin of
Newark, New Jersey, and Willie
Butler of Mexico Beach; 35 grand-
children; 62 great-grandchildren;
and six great-great-grandchil-
dren; a host of nieces and
nephews and other relatives; a
special' goddaughter Angel Kinig
Julius: and a special godson,
Tremaine Lewis.
Funeral services will be held
.at the Zion Fair Baptist Church
on Saturday. January 12 at 11:00
a.m. ET, with the Rev. .Marty
Brown officiating. Interment will
follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be Fnday, January
11 from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. ET at
Zion Fair Baptist Church.

Emory Robertson
Emory L. Robertson, 87 of
Port St. Joe,.passed away at Bay
SMedical Center on Sunday,
January 6. He' was born in
Tallapoosa, Georgia, had been a
resident of Port St. Joe since 1941
'and was a :WWII veteran. He
retired from the St. Joe Paper
Company after 30 years,
Surviving are his loving wife
of 56'years, Nadine; one son, Rick
L. Robertson and wife Donna of
Alachua; one daughter, Sharon E..
Sumner and husband Lee of
Orlando; five grandsons, Chad;
Clint, Dusty, Travis and Troy; and
one granddaughter, Melissa.
Funeral services.were held at
11:00. a.m. ET 'Wednesday,.
January 9 at the First Baptist
Church in-Port St'. Joe. Interment
followed at Pleasant Rest
SCemetery in Overstreet.

Allen McCulley
Allen V. McCulley, 54 of Ft.'
Pierce, passed away on Friday,
'January 4. He was born iri Coral.
Gables on November 6, 1,947, the
:son of Jim and Betty McCulley,
raised in the Florida Keys, and
was a resident of Port St. Joe for
27 years.
McCulley was supervisor in
the power department of the St.
Joe Paper Company for 27 years
before .becoming Office Manager
and Port Captain for McCulley
Marine Services in Ft. Pierce. He
was a United States Navy Vietnam


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veteran, and was a former mayor
of Ward Ridge. He was preceded in
death by his parents, his grand-
daughter Karese Maestri, and his
daughter, Andrea McCulley.
Surviving are his wife of 30
years, Eileen Nesti McCulley; one
son, Joshua McCulley of Port St.
Joe and Ft. Pierce; daughters
Rachel McCulley of West Palm
Beach and Christie (Johnny)
Maestri of Port St. Joe; grandchil-
dren Austin, Jordan, Nathanial,
lianna, Christopher, 'Isabel, and
" Xavier; two brothers, John "Boo"
and Paul "Bodie" McCulley of Ft.
Pierce; three sisters, Regina
Poppell of Pine Island, Ann Arnold
of Edwardsport, IN, and Patty
Smith of Michigan.
A memorial Mass was cele-
brated at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday,
January 9 at St. Joseph's Catholic .
Church in Port St. Joe.

Charles Melvin
Charles H. Melvin, 56 of
Wewahitchka, passed away
Sunday .morning, January 6, at,
his home. He was a lifelong resi-
dent of Wewahitchka and was of
the Pentecostal Faith. He was pre-
ceded in death by his parents and
two brothers..
Survivng are his wife, Joyce
A. Melvin of Wewahitchka; his
children, Cecil "Bit" and Robbin
Melvin, and Regina Melvin of
Wewahitchka,. Katrina Melvin,
Charles Melvin and Melanie
Johnson of St. Joe Beach; seven
grandchildren; three brothers,
Cecil "Sambo" and. Mary Ellen
Melvin of Fountain, Wayne and,
Ruth Melvin of LynrinHaven, arid
Lonnie and Donna Melvin of
Panama City; two sisters, Linda
and Joe Mac Purswell of Port St.
Joe, and Irene Melvin of Fountain:
also numerous other relatives.
Funeral services were. held at
2:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, Janu-
ary 9 at Glad Tidings Assembly of
God Church. conducted by the
Rev. Joey Smith. Interment fol-
lowed in the family plot in Cypress
Creek Cemetery.


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Distribution in Wewahitchka
will be on Thursday, January 17
from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m.
CT at the' Community Building.
Recipients will receive a
three-month supply for January
through March. Recipients must
.have a current commodity card to
receive their commodities. There
will be no registration at the dis-
tribution centers.
Anyone who has questions
concerning their eligibility or
would like to sign up should call
229-9114, 639-5068, or come by
the Commodity Office in the Gulf
County Courthouse prior to these
dates. Wewahitchka residents
may come to the old courthouse
in Wewa on Wednesday, January
16 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CT to certify for commodities. .
Any household whose gross,
income is not in excess of the
state-established maximum per-
centage of the poverty line for the
appropriate household size or who
can prove its eligibility for-Food
Stamps, Aid to Families with
Dependent Children .(AFDC),
Supplemental Security Inrcome
(SSI) or Medicaid is eligible to
receive the USDA foods.
Documents accepted as proof of
eligibility include proof of partipa-
tion in the above programs. As an
alternative to providing such doc-
uments, a household may simply
complete an application giving
total household income.
Rules for acceptance and par-
ticipation in the program are the
same for everyone without regard
to race, color, national origin, age,
sex, or disability .

Quarles Thank You
Billy and i would like to thank
all, of you for your love and sup-!
port for us during these past
weeks. Your prayers have been a
blessing for my. life and have
.helped my family, friends.and the
many medical personnel who have
cared for me. God has been so
good to us all.
Please continue to pray. The
health problems due to the cere-
bral hemorrhage that happened
December 1 are going away a little
each day. I am beginning to read
agaiii I can speak better, under-
stand more, and I am feeling
stronger. I've. been told to be
patient and calm as I continue tdo
heal.
Our Lord has blessed us all so
much, and we thank Him for His
loving kindness. We wish you all a
successful and blessed New Year.
Jackie and Billy Quarle.


Real Estate ,


Answers to Real Estate:

questions from your local
Century 21 Agents.


SHOW TO DETERMINETHE E

: : RICE OF YOUR HOME

By Ellen Allemore .
Why is it that some homes sit on the market for a year. while others sell like hot cakes?
Frustrated sellers will blame a bad marketwhile a good real estate professional will tell you that-
many times a slow sale is often attributed to the listing price.
If a home is overpriced, buyers will stay away. But, if the price is compelitiverwith similar homes
in the area and "shows" better than the competition, it will have a better chance of being sold quickly.
The secret is perfecting a technique that's as American as apple pie: comparative shopping.
Although comparing houses with different styles, square-footages and locations is challenging, real estate professionals
Still feel it's one of the best methods to use when determining a home's market value.
A responsible real estate agent will effectively evaluate a home's worth through a process known as Comparative
Marketing Analysis (CMA). Taking a look at assets, such as a swimming pool, bigger than normal living spaces, a fantastic
.;ie\.. adjacent city parks and other attractions, the agent will begin to compare your home with similar properties; called
comparable that ho'e sold in the area within the last six months. Typically, the agent is able to recommend a realistic price
range that .vll ensure you top dollar in a reasonably amount of time.
However factors such as the amount of time needed to sell your home can alter the agent's price recommendation dra-
mat;cally.
Typically, people should check with real estate offices in the community to determine the typical duration that listings are
Son the market. Sales associates will explain that the marketing "norms" vary with prices and properties. Based on this crite-
ria, the agent feels confident that he or she will be able to sell it for a price that both you and the buyer will be happy with.
However, if you're under time constraints because of unexpected job changes or moving agreements you've made on anoth-
er property, this will narrow your chances of selling the home for top dollar in the market.
Assuming you have,sufficient time to market the home, here are a few small-steps you and your agent can take to find-
ing the right price for your property...
The best comparisons can be made with similar homes that have been sold within, the last 45 days as opposed to the
standard six months. Any longer and other factors, such as:the economy, could loud your view of how much your home is
really worth. '
S; Another good benchmark is to review the selling prices of homes that ave just been sold and are pending closes. Most
MLS services provide information on deals pending that most real estate agentsshould be able to share with you.
A good rule of thumb before setting a price is to make 20 comparisons of comparable properties within a one-mile radius
of your house. Once completed' you can feel comfortable that the price you've picked is .a good gauge of the home's worth
and won't discourage qualified buyers. '
Being open and honest about what you see as the home's greatest strengths and biggest weaknesses will also help an
agent get a better feel for how to best evaluate (or assess) and market your home. Think of your home as if yoa were the
buyer. If your home is listed at the right price, you're well on your way to a speedy and fruitful sale.

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to: Executive Director, CDR Stuhr
Scholarship Fund, 1200 Fifth
Avenue, Suite 9-D, New York City,
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PSJHS Project

Grad Meeting
The holidays are past and
students have returned to the
school rooms-and seniors' par-
ents must get back to the busi-
ness of preparing for Project
Graduation 20021 Time is flying
and commencement exercises are
fast approaching, so final fund-
raising efforts must be put into
place and plans made for the
alcohol- and drug-free celebration
of Port St. Joe High School's Class
of 2002.
Parents and other concerned
individuals', are encouraged to
attend the Project Grad. commit-
tee" meeting next Monday,
January 14th; beginning at
6:30 p.m. in the Commons
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few minutes; JUST COME and
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scholarships will be awarded in
late May or June to high school
seniors of active duty or retired
military members of the Army;
Navy, Air Force, Marines, and'
Coast Guard stationed worldwide..
Each of the five scholarships
being- awarded is valued at
84,500, which will be distributed
equally over four years. This will
mark the scholarship fund's 37th
anniversary of service to our mili-
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To be eligible. -students must:
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senior
-- have a junior year and first
half of senior year in the'top 10.
percent of his/her class
--have a minimum SAT/ACT
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-- be a bona fide dependent of
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or 1 5 lots This hone ,s localed in one ol ihe rmoa
convenient areas of Port St. Joe. Priced to selll'
S169,900.


NEVIlAM'M. JOSEPH PENINSULA STATE BEAUTIFUL VIEWS Abound from this 1Il Tier lot
PAR and only a stones throw from the St. Joe in Two Palms subdivision. Spacious and high;l
Bay, this large lot is cleared and ready for your this lot is located on a quiet cul-de-sac.'
Dream Homel Priced right at only $49,900. $175,000. REDUCED $160,000. j,


Cauozy 2 BR/2 BA home in Howard Creek.
Vaulted Ceilings, Fireplace, Detached Garage, Boat House, and More!


LOTS LISTING:
Gulf Front Homesite bordering State Park. 50' X 367'+-. $650,000.
1st Tier Homesite bordering State Park. 100' X 153'+-. $295,000.
SeaCliffs Drive with Gulf Access. 100' X 322'+-. $195,000.
Cape San Bias Shores Gulf View. 3 Lots for only $129,000.
Commercial Lot in Port St. Joe. 50' X 170'+-. $39,900


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Emerald Coast Property Care Company, Inc.

Home Improvements and Repairs
-* Household, Condo and Office Cleaning
SPower Washing, Painting (interior and exterior)
Landscaping and Yard Maintenance
All Household Care .
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RISH, GIBSON & SCHOLZ, P.A.
William J. Rish
Thomas S. Gibson
Russell Scholz
(850) 229-8211


REEVES FURNITURE
& REFINISHING SHOPPE
234 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe
(850) 229-6374

Abe Springs
Baptist Revival
Abe Springs Baptist Church
iill be in revival services January
Il th through 13th with Royal
City, from Alabama. Services will
start on Friday and Saturday
nights at 7:00 p:m. CT, and con-
tinue on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
and 5:00 p.m.-
Pastor Allen Pitts and congre-
gation extend a special welcome to
everyone to join them* at the
church on Hwy. 275 S;


COMFORTER FUNERAL HOME
W. P. "Rocky Comforter
L.F.D.
(850) 227-1818


COSTING & COSTING LAW-OFFICES
Charles A. Costin
Personal Injury Real Estate
Workers' Compensation
(850) 227-1159


CITIZENS FEDERAL SAVINGS
BANK OF PORT ST. JOE
For All Your Financial Needs
MEMBER FDIC


BORDEN APPRAISAL SERVICE
W. Dale Borden
Karen Ann Borden
(850) 229-2713


APALACHICOLA
NORTHERN RAILROAD,
A St. Joe Company


MEXICO BEACH ANIMAL CLINIC
(850) 648-8811
S 1000 Highway 98
Grooming Boarding Pet Supplies


SEASIDE FLOORING & CARPET
3200 D. Highway 98
Mexico Beach
(850) 648-2123


SOUTHERLAND FAMILY
FUNERAL HOME
507 10th Street Port St. Joe
(850) 229-8111,


CRYSTAL SANDS REALTY
1602 Highway 98, Mexico Beach
(850) 648-4400 888-385-1844
www.crystalsandsrealty.com


THE STAR PUBLISHING CO.
209-211 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
(850) 227-1278 *(850) 227-1278
www.StarFL.com


Church Dinners Southern Gospel Jubilee and Talent
ui h ll in .d ',


Lun/ners Will Une serveLn 111 tie
annex of New Bethel A.M.E.
Church, 146 Avenue C, on
January 10 from 11:30 a.m. to
2:00 p.m. The menu is baked
ham, fried chicken, collard
.greens, potato salad, cornbread,
cake and tea.
Proceeds will benefit the
Church Building Fund. Donation
is $5.00. Please call1229-6179 for
orders.

John Lanier In


Card of Thanks Concert Sunday


I would like to thank all my
friends for the cards, phone calls
p .Lind prayers during my recovery
from a devastating fall. Although
that was in Murtle Beach, SC
:your prayers helped me to finally
return to Mexico Beach.
.God Bless all of you.
S Sincerely, Dot Pfost'

It's good to have an end
to journey toward; but
it's the journey that mat-
ters, in the end.
-Ursula LeGuin
***


SJohn Lanier will be perform-
ing live at the First Pentecostal
Holiness Church on Sunday,
,January 13th at 11:00 a.m. ET.
The church is located at 2001
Garrison Avenue in Port St. Joe.
While this performance is free
of charge,, seating is limited. If you
have never heard John before
then you are in for a real treat.
This is one of, if not the best,
gospel talents alive. You cannot
afford to let this opportunity pass.
Join them for a great time of
praise and worship.


Family Life Church
"Touching Lives with the Love of Jesus"
and join us in worship ... Hw 9
10:30 Sunday Morni Apalachicola... E'< > W ...PanamaCily
-1.0:30 Sunday Morning
7:00 Wednesday Evening Hw y. A
S71 Reid Ave:
Pastors Andrew & Cathy Rutherford Family Life Church
Rhema Bible Training Center graduates
V N
Visit our website at: familylifechurch.net Wewahitchka
323 Reid Avenue Port St. Joe 229-LIFE (5433)


BEACH BAPTIST CHAPEL
311 Columbus St. St. Joe Beach, FL 32456
A LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE LORD
SUNDAY: General Assembly 9:45 a.m. Bible Study all ages 10 a.m.
Morning Worship 11 a.m.* Evening Worship 6 p.m.
SWEDNESDAY: Choir Practice 6 p.m. Prayer Meeting & Youth Group 7 p;m.
O ra.r ,iaid se,' lhait the Lord is oiod- blessed is the man that ir:rufri in Him."
Plrasec aceprr thi invitarinl, 'ro join i in n or'.roip God I'less .ou! :
Pastor David Nichols: Church 647-5026 Home "69-8"25


First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue Port St. Joe
i Pastor, Bro.-Marcus H. Sturdivant Church Office 227-1493
Sunday School .. . . 9.45 m
Sunday Morning Worship : .. ... 11:00 a m.
S Su:ndjay Evening S'ervice .. .:... .. 6:30p..m.
SWednesday ..:. ..... p.
Sr:;., We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Penitecost With Us


First United Methodist Church
of Mexico Beach
111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday Worship Services: '
Traditional ......... ...... ...:... .......... ...... :.... 9:00 a.m., CT .
Contemporary ............ ................. ......... 11:15 a.m., CT
LOpen Hearts. Open minds. Open doors.
The people of Mexico Beach United Methodist Church.
Rev. Ted Lovelace, Pastor NURSERY PROVIDED Church/Office: 648-8820

TO KNOW CHRIST AND TO MAKE HIM KNOWN


t+ ++ ST. JAMES'
'+ +EEPISCOPAL CHURCH

800 22nd STREET, PORT ST. JOE
7:30 and 11:00 a.m. (EST)
Sunday School 9:45
Child Care Provided for at 11:00


Search February 8-9 At Martin Theatre


The Emerald Coast Southern
Gospel Music Association (ECS-
GMA) will host what has come to
be known as the "Biggest
Southern Gospel' Event of the
Year" for the tri-states area., This
year the event is called the 4th
Annual Emerald Coast. Southern
Gospel Jubilee Weekend. This

Senior Citizens
Need Your Help
The Gulf County Senior
Citizens need your help. Therewill
be an article published each
month identifying the needs,.for
low income elderly men and
women. Anyone, wishing to. make
a financial donation, or donate
the items listed below may bring'
them by the Port St. Joe Senior
citizens or call 229-8466..
*A man with Alzheimers
needs an electric lift chair to
enable caregivers to transfer the
patient. A lady in her 90s needs a
lift chair to assist her in getting
out of her chair.
eShower chairs are needed to
loan: to provide a safer environ-
ment when taking a shower.
: *Adult diapers needed for sev-
eral on a monthly basis,'medium
and large sizes.
*Ensure/Equate needed for
several on a monthly basis.
*Refrigerator and stove
needed to help relocate an elderly
couple.
*Electric heaters are needed
to warm homes.


grand event will be unmatched,
this year and brings in over 20
groups and artists,: seminars, a
talent show, and Beacon Award
show.'
The. weekend starts Friday
night, February 8th at 6:00 p.m.
at the. Martin :Theatre in down-
town Panama City with the
annual Beacon Award presenta-
tion. The association goes through
a nominating process to produce
a, ballot.with categories such as
Favorite Male Group, Soloist,
Songwriter, Mixed Group. Female
Group,. Producer, Vocalist,
Horizon Artist and more.

Audition Tuesday for
Carousel at GCCC
S,'"' Th' Vi'sual and Performing
Arts Division of Gulf Coast
:Community .College will hold
auditions "'for Rodgers and
Hammerstein's musical Carousel
in the Amelia Center Theatre and
-Theatre Lab on January 15 at
6:30 p.m.
t; Individuals interested in audi-
tioning- are required to perform a
*musical theatre song, bring sheet
music or taped accompaniment.
and demonstrate dancing ability.
For more, information, call 872-
3886.
S Port St. Joe Lodge No. 111
SReg. Stated communication 1st &
3rd Thursday of each mo.,
8:00 .pm., Masonic Hall, 214
Reid Ave. Emory Bailey, W.M.
Bill Jordon, Sec.


Highland View Baptist Church
"A Fellowship of God's Children Sharing Jesus, JESUS CARES, We Care."
382 Ling Street Port St. Joe, FL 32456 850.227.1306:
E-mail: hvbaptist@aol.com *Web Site: www.forministry.com/32456hvbc
"If you need a ride to church call ihe church office and we'll picb you up."


Sunday School ......... 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ...: 10:45 a.m.
Discipleship Training ................ 5 p.m.
Sunday Evening Service ........... 6 p.m.


Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting .... 7 p.m.
Wednesday Youth/Children Activities ........ 7 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice ............... ...... 8 p m.
PASTOR PRE\ JOHNNIE R.,'i B-.LE'i


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6ss22O L420 L7onl\L\eIj,,e 0 Pot St f-Jee. FI-oJ-Id 3-2455


(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ................. .. 10 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .......... ... 11 a.m.
Sunday Evening Worship ............. ... 6 p.m.
Wednesday Evening Service .............. 7 p.i'"


Singing:
9 a.m. Sunday,


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Lord ma tild 112aily Of h1ol;ness.
PsalmI 29-2


: W;.L ,: worship: '
9:30 a.m. Sunday


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


Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church
r/lK 280 Avenue C, Port St. Joe, Fl 32456
S(850) 227-1361.
Sunday School-............. 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship .... 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 2nd & 4th Sundays. .. .... ...... .'. 6:00 p.m.
Prayer Mtg. & Bible Study- Thursdays .................. .....630 p.m.,
Come and share with us in our "Walk In The Newness of Life"
Rev. Marty G. Brown, Pastor


This year for the first time a
Lifetime Achievement Award will
be given. This award program has
proven to be the highlight of the
year. If you would like to vote on
the awards you can log on to
www.ecsgma.com. You must be.'a
member to vote and membership
dues are $15 per year.
Along \with ,the awards pro-.
gram Friday will be -a wonderful ,
line-up of talent. The Gann
Brothers, Thompsons, Undivided.
Craig Pippin & Destiny, Tammy
Kirkland. Cricket Lee, One
Accord, Higher Call, and Heirs of
. Grace,, and' all four songs which
were nominated Song of the Year
will be performed by the artist
%who made them popular.
Saturday morning seminars
start at 9:00 a.m. and include
how to make an album. stage per-
formance. how to promote your
group and vocal technique. A
major talent search begins at 1:0QO
p.m. in three categories: children
to 14 ydars, solo 15 years and up
and groups. 15 years and up.


Cash prizes and studio time are
awarded to the winners and the
first place winners of each cate-
gory will perform in the Saturday
Night Grand, Concert. For infor-
nationn about the talent search
contact Tammy Kirkland at 850/
265-3788.
Saturday night will close out
the Jubilee Weekend with the
Grand Concert. This will include
The Dixie Echoes, Bibletones,
Neysa Troutt, Bryan Brothers,
Glorybound. DayStar, Ruby
Horton, Franklins, Willing
Servants, Joy Ministries and
Kindred Spirit;

Early ticket purchase is
encouraged- as- both nights are
expected to be sell-outs. If you
love Southern Gospel Music don't
russ this event. Advanced tickets
are 88. S10 at the door. Tickets
are on sale at all area Christian
Book stores, the Martin Theatre
box office and can be charged to
VISA/MasterCard by calling 850/
769-8654.


"The Churches of Christ Salute You"
Romans 16:16-
The-Wewahitchka Church of Christ
SMeets At 2241;Hwy71 Souith; Wewahitchka
(1/4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road)
(850) 639-5401
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
6 .W ". 508 Sixteenth Street 227-1756
's : : Sixteenth Street
Sunday Worship ..... .10 a.m. -
Fellowship Time ... 10:45 a.m.
Adult School ......... .1 a.m.
*Sunday School -
,-*Young Children ,
Nursery Available '
Pastor Rev. J. Reid Cameron Highv.'oa 71/ Cecl Costin Sr. Blvd


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aptist Church


102 THIRD STREET PORT ST. JOE
Breit Vickery, Pastor
Buddy. Caswell Benjamin Roberts
Minister of Music & Education Minister to Students
Sunday School .... ........ 9:45 am
Worship Service .; ...... .11:00 am
Disciple Training ................. 6:00 pm
Evening Worship ............. ... 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting ...... .6:30 pm


PLACE TO WORSHIP"


Teaching the Truth of God's Word

FAITH BTBLE CeIUICR
801 20th Street Port St. Joe 229:6707
Dr. Bill Taylor, Paup
Sunday School ................. 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Morning'Service ......... .... .......11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening S'eTvice'A" ............. :00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study ....7:00 p.m.
Home of FAITH C-IRRIgTIAN g l1OOL


"r~ Constitution andMAonument
Sort St. Joe


FIRSsT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday Sch601l .: .... .... 9:45 a.m. Methodist Youth
Morning-Worship ...... 11:00 a.m. Fellowship ........... 6:00 p.m.
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('850) 227-1724


Rev. Jesse Evans
S, .PASTOR ,


Robert E. Dov
Choir Direr


evening worsnip .......:.. /,:ou p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice ... 7:3b:p.m.
wns, Jr. Diana Sealey
actor: Youth. Chillreis's Director


Discover God's Love!


" Discover God's Love! -
Everyone welcome 1

Long Avenue
BAPTIST CHURCH
1601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe 229-8691
Worship Sundays at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Bible Study Sundays at9:45 am. and 6 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
REV. JOHN ADKINS, PASTOR


You're G ILGAL HOLINESS
Invited C lCHRCH

548 W. Beatty Avenue White City, Florida 32465
Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Evening 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
Youth Monday 6:00 p.m. & 2nd Friday 7:30 p.m.
Worship----' Pastor Tony M. Duncan (850)827-2621
With Us Youth Pastor Rev. David Duncan


r Be Baptist ChuI-

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 BankBuilding
Bible Study at 9 a.m., Sunday Worship at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Pastor Lee Cordell
Church: 227-118o https//www.graceeagles.org,
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PORT ST. JOE

Middle'

School News. .
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by Elizabeth Kilbourn
Welcome back Port St. Joe
Middle Schooll I hope everybody
had a Merry Christmas, Happy
Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa or
whatever it was you celebrated
during this seventeen-day stretch
of freedom. I also hope you


enjoyed the freedom while it last-
ed because it may be the last
some of us will see for a while
with report cards coming out
January 16.
Have you heard about the
girls' basketball team? If you
haven't, here's a little information .


for you: the Lady Sharks finished
up the season with a perfect
record of 10-01 Way to go girls! We
all hope this winning streak trav-
els along with you into next year
For those of you who were
unable to attend the SGA
Christmas Dance, it was a suc-
cess as usual. A big thahk-you'to
those of you who brought CDs.
There were none whatsoever until
the very day before the dance.
Thank you for your support.
Another successful seasonal
party was the Beta Club's. All had
much fun, and there were many
new karaoke kings and queen's
crowned. Many thanks to Sam
Cox and his family for the use of


their beautiful home.
PSJMS would like to thank
the First United Methodist
Clothes Closet and the New Life
Christian Center for their gifts
towards the purchase of PE uni-
forms for some of our students.
Our entire school family says
thank you for your generous sup-
port!
I apologize that this week's
article is so brief, but there was
very little news to report! Now,
just to make sure you learn some-
thing today, here is a little-known
fact: Did you know that goldfish
have a memory span of' 3 sec-
onds? It's true!
That about -wraps it up for
this week. Here's wishing you all
good luck \ith \our report cards
and with the whole New .Yearl




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News Column
Faith Christian School

Mrs. Jackie Quarles came
home right before Christmas and
is doing well, going to church, and
improving steadily. We surely\
appreciate all who have been
praying for her and desire your
continued prayers on her behalf
as she continues to heal.
We trust that everyone had a
wonderful Chnstmas and New
Year's vacation, and are also glad
to have everyone back in school.
We are looking forward to a great
second term. A new year is a good
time to make new commitments
to be the people that God has
called us to be. both in our per-
sonal lies and for the good of our
country.
As we think of the New Year
before us, let us consider God's
prorruses of renewal. Here are six:
Renewal comes from the Holy
Spint: renewal comes to those
who cry unto God; renewal
requires patience: renewal (per-
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GULF COUNTY ScHooLS
January 14-18,2002
MONDAY-Hamburgeribun.
french fries, applesauce jello and
milk. or chef s salad meal.
TUESDAY-Vegetable soup. grilled
cheese sandwich. saltine cracked.
peaches, chocolate pudding and
milk. or chef's salad meal.
WEDNESDAY-Double tacos,
steamed corn, shredded lettuce.
pears, Italian bread and milk, or
chefs salad meal.
THURSDAY-Salisbury steak/gravy.
baked potato, green beans,
grapes/roll and milk. or chefs salad
meal
FRIDAY-Cheese pizza. tossed
salad/dressing. pears. breadsticks
and milk, or chefs salad meal.
MENUS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO
AVAILABILITY OF FOOD PRODUCTS
AND.OR COMMODITIES


News From the Halls of


WWewahitchka

High School


Welcome to the Second
Semester! We are back on track
and clicking on all cylinders.
As a help to our students, for
the balance of the school year, I
will emphasize some key points
from a book entitled "How to
.Study and Learn" by Richard Paul'
and Linda Elder. These points will
helpto develop a critical thinker
and one who can positively meet
the standards of excellence as set
by the state and universities.
These points will also provide
good guidance to all students in
every chosen field of'study.
Idea #1 from the list of "18
Ideas for Becoming a Master
Student" is as follows. Make sure
you thoroughly understand the
,requirements of each class, how it
will be taught, and what, will be
expected- of you. Ask questions
about the grading policies and for
advice on how best to prepare for
class. The application of this
information is best applied during
the first day of class.'Don't wait
until report cards' Or progress
reports are being sent home.
Obviously, this is too late: And so
is the.return of the first test! Ask
for a syllabus and any classroom
rules,right away. Do it today!
Students- received 'their
schedules and updated hand-
books at TAP on. Tuesday.
Schedule. changes are available
for only a couple of days as time
lost from changing classes puts
Students at risk of not succeeding
in the new course.
Report cards for last semester
will be. sent home with the stu-
dents on January 16th. Please
contact us immediately if you do
not receive a report card and a
Newsletter..
The Gold Card( party will take
place on the 23rd of this month.
S:SCT make-up tests will be
administered on January 15-17.
9th and 12th graders are
invited to attend al artin Theater
presentation on 'Januaiy 29th.
Students must be sure to bring
their money arad permission slips.
We. wish our Cheerleading
.Competition Squad good luck as
it travels to Orlando, for contests
on January' 25th 27th. You go.:
girls! .
There is no school on January
21st in honor of Dr. Martin Luther
'King, Jr. :
We are now into FCAT season.
Students .must be prepared to, do
their best on these tests that
begin in February and end in
March. Attendance and punctual-
ity, classroom effort, and a posi-
tive attitude will help us all raise
our expectations and results of
this year's tests '
The boys' basketball team .
gets back into the swing of regu-
lar season with an away gamei'
against Chattahoochee oh Friday.
-Meanwhile, the girls will be away
at Chatahoochee on Friday.


Congratulations are in order
for our football players who made
Big Bend recognition. Myron
Vann and Chris Nelson are
Second-teamers while Brandon
Jones made Honorable Mention.
There is some increasing sup-
port and interest in our Gulf
County Teen Court here in Wewa.
We are anticipating that this will
be a major factor in contributing
to some learning and growing by
many of our students.
We are still collecting Bdx
Tops for education. Send in your
General Mills tops today! This
includes Betty Crocker, too.
The Middle School Task Force
is working on some plans for the
future.
Please plan on attending oiur
next School Advisory Council
meeting toward" the end of
January. We will review our bud-
get, and' begin to focus on the
needs of the future.
Several scholarship opportu-
nities have become available
through the principal's office.
Seniors are asked to see Dr. T in
order to get the information aid
the opportunity
SSpeaking of scholarships,
there will be a Financial Aid
Workshop at WHS on January
28th at 6:30 p.m. Not only iill
there be good information about
applying for college and scholar-
ships, but you can earn Gulf
County Scholarship points simply
by .showing up. If you plan on
completing any forms at the
workshop, you will need to bring a"
completed copy of your 2001 tax
return. The Gulf County
Scholarship points mean real
rnoney in the pockets of our stu-
dents who attend college or avo-
tech school after graduation.
These opportunities begin when a,
student is in 7th grade.
There will be a major meeting:
for those interested in keeping or!
doing away with the block sched-
ule. Please watch for further'
details as to when and where this'
meeting will take place. The inten-
iUon is to help the school board in
Their decision-making.
This year's Cumculum Fair is,
entitled "Wild. Wild West." It will
be held in mid-March. Our-plans-
have beggi~iri earnest to make
this another great ac.tvity.
Perhaps the New Year has
provided some changes in your
household. Please make us aware
of' any changes in your phone
number or address. This informa-
tion is vital to us, especially in
emergency situations! Thank you
for your extra efforts in this area.
WHS wishes you and yours a
, very happy, healthy, prosperous,
arid learning New Yearl.

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room with two exemplary aides.
Ms. Diane Clark and Ms. Sondra
Nelson work as a team to provide


the least, restrictive environment
for our young students with spe-
cial needs. WES is excited and


blessed to have this team of edu-
cators as a part of our academic
program.


Currently available for adop-
tion at the Humane Society are
rottweiler/bulldog mixed puppies-
8- wks. old, Simon and Pepsy-
male yellow labs; Trooper-4 mo.
.old gold colored collie mix male;
Chris-4 mo.-old white/gold collie
mix male; Dixie-3 yr. old female
black shephers; Ozzie-8 to 10 mo.
old terrier-type male; Sugar and
Spice-4 mo. old female labs;
Bobo-beautiful brindle male;
King-malamute mix male; Sam-


Schools
.- From Page 4B
sonal) will indeed come; renewal
produces results; 'renewal (heav-
enly) is still yet future.'
.Reports card for the second
nine weeks and secondsemester
will go out Thursday, January 10.
Friday, January 11 will be
field trip day for FaithChristian
students. Grades- four through
eight will be going to Tallahassee.
to the DeSoto Archaeological Site,
and the lower elementary will be
experiencing Living History Day at
the Constitution Park here in Port
St. Joe. This is a tremendous
experience for these students,.
and we are grateful to all' who
make it possible.


PORT
ST.
JOE


ELrEMENTARY SCHOOL

DOLPHINNEW$
'r ,by Ciidy Belin '
Report cards for this grading.
period will be sent home on
January. 16. If you would like to
schedule a parent/teacher confer-
ence, please call 227-1221.


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Dr. Tamara A. Marsh
SNative ...................Ozark, Alabama
B.S....................Auburn University
.Doctor of Podiatric
Medicine ....Barry University, Miami
Surgical Residency.......Edgewater
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grown black lab male; KoKo-
chocolate colored. long-haired
beauty; Lemop-long haired male;
two red semi-long haired females
under one year; several orange
cats, one longhaired female black
cat, several tabbies.
For more information, you
may contact the St. Joseph Bay
Humane Society at 227-1103 or
visit the web site at www.cape
sanblasfl.com/sjbhs.


School will not be held oi
Monday, January 21 to observe
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
The Florida Writes test will be
given to all fourth graders on
Tuesday, February 12.
School will not be held on
Monday, February 18 to observe
Presidents' Day,
Students in kindergarten
through fifth grade will be tested
for Stanford Nine/FCAT the week
of March: 11..


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WES was excited to have Ms.
JoAnn Ardire join our staff this
year. Ms. Ardire attended high
school in Hebron, 'Indiana. She is'
a graduate of Valparaiso Univer-
sity with a degree in Elementary
Education and endorsements in
learning disabilities.
Immediately after graduation,
Ms. Ardire began teaching, but
then decided to postpone her
career to raise a family., Now wid-
owed, she has two children,
Kenny (age 20) and Renee (age
18). She says that the eighteen
years she.spent raising her chil-
dren taught her the patience and
strength that is needed to work
with young children.
She truly enjoys her job work-
ing with kindergarten through
second grade students with vary
ing exceptionalities.. Ms. Ardire
also taught fifth grade before
coming to Wewahitchka, but finds
her current assignment with
exceptional-education students'
particularly rewarding.
Mis'. Ardire has set her goal
for the school year as helping her
students to progress as far as
they possibly can and be the best
they can be. She is certainly well
on her way to achieving that goal!
Ms. Ardire shares her class-


PUBLIC NOTICE
The Gulf County Planning and Development Review Board will meet Tuesday, January 15, 2002 at
10:00 a.m. Eastern, in the. Gulf County Commission Meeting Room at the Robert M. Moore
Administration Building to discuss and possibly act upon the following:
1. Approve Minutes November 20, 2001 and December 17, 2001
2. Public Hearing Subdivision Ordinance Revision
3. Variance Milton Pettus Road Setback Parcel ID #6268-119R
4. Variance Gilbert McKinstry Road Setback Parcel ID #3840-000R
5. Variance -.Patricia.Jones Road Setback Parcel ID #6378-190R; -195R; -200R; -205R
6. Variance- Mackay Properties Road Width & Road Paving.- Parcel ID #6268-112R
7. Preliminary Plat Approval Mackay Properties Parcel ID #6268-112R
8. Preliminary Plat Approval -Waters Edge Parcel ID #6316-001R; -002R; -009R; 6318-002R & 6309-001R
9. Preliminary Plat Approval -St. JoeTimberland Parcel ID #0775-0,OR
10. Comprehensive Plan te t and map re% isions submittal review
I I. Staff
The public is encouraged to attend and be heard on these matters Inrormation prior to the meeting can be
obtained from the Planntng. Building Department at 550-229-5944. .. I.. 1,, :.,,,2



PUBLIC HEARING
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners proposes to adopt by ordinance the following:
ORDINANCE NO. 2002-
AN ORDINANCE GOVERNING THE SUBDIVISION OF LAND IN GULF COUNTY; PROVIDING FOR THE PURPOSES,
INTENT, DEFINITIONS, METHODS OF PLAT APPROVAL AND REQUIREMENTS THEREFORE PROVIDING THE SIZE LOTS,
STREETS, AND ALLEYS; PROVIDING FOR VARIANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE PROVISIONS
OF SAID ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCE 98-09, PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A Public Hearing on this ordinance will be held at the Planning arid Development Review Board (PDRB) meeting on
/Tuesday, January 15 2002 at 10:00 a m. EST, and at the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting on
Tuesday, January 22. 2002 at 6:00 p m. EST. Both public hearings will be held in the BOCC Meeting Room at the
Robert M. Moore Administration Building 1000 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd., Port St. Joe; Florida. A copy of the ordi-
nance is available for inspection at the Gulf County Court House in the Clerk's Office.
All interested parties are encouraged to appear at the meeting to be heard regarding the consideration of the com-
prehensive plan amendment ordinance. ..: .Ja I.i. i -.:2.:102


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Open Tues-Sat.
Consignments Welcomel
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Electric Scooter 3 wheels, like" new,
white, with 2 baskets & bell, 16 mph,
15 mile range. Ideal for errands &
around town. Folds for storage, $700
new, will sell $450. Also folding bike
extra wheel, 3 speed, rides good, $25.
Call 648-9094. 2tcl/10
1991 Lincoln Towncar, new tires, new
ignition wires, new brakes, 103,000
miles, grey, excellent condition. $4,250.
Call 850-648-8721. 2tcl/10
1987 Honda Civic. Runs O.K. $350, call
Jeff at 227-9289. ltpl/10
1984 Buick Skylark, automatic, cold
A/C, runs good, $600. Call 648-4649 or
227-4175. ltcl/10
1998 Lincoln Towncar. Call 850-229-
6449. 2tcl/10
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis, approx.
140,000 miles, clean, burgundy,
$2,000, call 229-6412 after 5:00 pm.
ltcl/10
1992 Chrysler LeBaron, AC, Power win-
dows & doors, AM/FM Radio, Tilt
Steering Wheel. Runs good, good'tires,
needs painting. $2,500. Call 229-9205
2tpl/3
1987 Pontiac. Grand Prix LE, 51,000
original miles. Motor runs great, body
needs some work. Great car for teenag-
er or run around car!l $1,000 OBO, Call
227-9417 leave message. tfcl/3
S Jeep For Sale" 1996 Jeep Cherokee.
4x4, 67,000 miles, good condition..
$9,400. Call 256-227-7171. 4tc12/20
1990 Honda Accord LX. Great dondi-
tion, cold air, $3,500,OBO. Call 647-.
3497 everungs/weekends. tfcl/3

1996
.s.... -. MIercury
.' Mystique

1996 Chevy Corsica $3,195."'
1997 Buick Skylark $4,295."0
1999 Chevy Malibu $10,400."
1987 Ford F-250 $3,195.P"
1993 Mazda 626 $2,995.""
1986 Chevy Caprice $2,695."0
1991 Chevy Geo Metro $1,295.0"
1987 Olds Delta 88 $1,595."'
1990 Chevy Cavalier. $1,095."
W. C. Robinson Auto Sales
3996 N. Hwy. 71, Wewahitchka
639-9773





KAYAKS! Unsinkable, self-bailing, sta-
ble, safe and FUNI 314 Reid Avenue (at
the Port Theatre). Several to choose
from Open Tues.-Sat. 229-9282 tfcl/3




Beach House & Trailer for rent. Call
648-5306. tfcl/33
2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands Realty 648-4400. tfcl/3

FOR RENT OR LEASE
Dry storage space
3,000 sq. ft.
Call 229-6031


MINI STORAGE
Os: 228 Reid Ave. Street, Port St Joe, FL
2294200 Office
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours


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

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ASKABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT!


S3 bedroom cozy house, $450 a month
plus $400 deposit. 325 Pompano Street,
(Highland View) Port St Joe, FL 850-
592-2563. 2tcl/10
Studio Apartment at St. Joe Beach,
$250 month everything included. Call
647-8481. ltcl/10
Beautiful, rental on Mexico Beach..
Available Now, 3 bedroom, 2 bath fully
furnished, very clean, TV, VCR, Washer
& Dryer, fenced back yard. Quiet &
close to beach. $690 month. Call 229-
1305. 2tcl/10
2 bedroom, 1 bath house in Oak Grove.
Recently redone. $400 month, call 850-
837-6860. 3tpl/10
2 bedroom, 1 bath house, unfurnished,
$450 month plus deposit. Call 706-333-
0159. 4tcl/10
Apartment for rent. 2 bedroom, 1 bath,
CH&A, Appliances. Call Kenny at 227-
7241 or Phil at 227-2112. tfcl/10
Long term rentals 2 and 3 bedroom fur-
nished and unfurnished. Mexico
Beach/St. Joe Beach. For more infor-
mation call Anchor Vacation Properties
at 648-5146. 4tcl/10
Mobile Home for rent. 173 Marshal Dr.,
Overstreet. $350 month., $150 deposit.
Includes water & garbage pick-iup Call
648-6582. tfcl/3
RV/Mobile Home Lots For Rent. S100
month includes water & sewer. Call
639-5721. 8tcl/3
1 bedroom. I bath beachside apart-
ment, unfurnished, S400 a month plus
deposit. Call 648-5476. tfcl/3
Cape San Bias 2 bedroom. 2 bath,
fireplace, screen porch. S650 month,'
call 850-722-1446. fec 1/3
Furnished 2 bedroom Townhouse with
Gulf View, St. Joe Beach. Call 850-647-
5884. tfcl/3
For rent partly furnished trailer in
Highland View. For more information
call 227-1260; leave message, tfcl/3
2,bedroom, 1 bath house in Oak Grove.
No Pets, $350 a month plus deposit.
Call 850-229-6078. tcl 1/3
Efficiency-type apartment in P.S.J.,
furnished, all utilities inc. Weekly,
Monthly rates. Call 639-3600 or 229-
.2941. tfcl/3
For Lease: Warehouse/Garage on
Williams Ave, 2550 sq. ft., 2 service
bays, 2nd story loft, 227-1429. tfcl/3
Furnished and Unfurnished Rentals,
St. Joe Beach, Mexico Beach and Gulf
Shores.' (Beachfront, Gulfvlew and
Intenor) Several Short and Long Term
from $400 to 1,400 per month. Arline
Realty. Inc. 850-647-2628. tfcl/3
For Rent, 850 sq. ft. warehouse with
office & rest room, $250 monthly. Gulf
South Self Storage 229-6200. tfcl/3
Apart./Homes for Rent: 1'- 3 BR
apart/duplexes/homes for rent in Mex.
Bch. Furn. & uniurrushed. Call Parker
Realty at 850-648-5777, for more info.
tfcl/3
Large 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse,
unfurnished, washer/dryer hook-up.
SS00 per month. $300 security deposit.
N. 36th Street, Mexico Beach. Call Gulf
Coast Vacation Rentals at 648-5449.
S'ffcl/3

Rental Management
Seeking property owners with units
available for l1ng term rentals. Our fees
are reasonable and we have a heavy
demand for long' term rentals. Arline
Realty, Inc. 850-647-2628. tfcl/3

COMMERCIAL BUILDING
For Rent-
414-416 Reid Avenue
227-1812

SUN & SAND MOBILE HOME PARK
Mexico Beach, FL
850-648-8201
Lot Rent RV & Boot Storage



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

Mexico Beach Mini

Storage Units, 6'x129,
and 12'x12'. 648-5146,
Anchor Realty

For Rent
1, 2 & 3 bedroom apts.
PINE RIDGE APTS.,
125 Venus Dr., Port St. Joe, FL 32456
(850) 227-7451
"Ask about our move-in specials"
Central heat and air
S Laundry facilities
Wall to wall carpeting


. On-site Management
Voice/TTY Access
(352) 472-3952
t~kIiE


Liberty Manor)Apts., 102 Liberty Manor
Circle, PSJ. Affordable housing for the
elderly & handicapped. CH/A, laundry
facilities, energy efficient const., stove &
refrig., furn., fully carpeted. 1BR apts.
on site Equal Opp. Housing Complex.
Call 229-6353 for more info. NOW TAK-
ING APPLICATIONS tfcl/3
UNFURNISHED
Large 2 bdrm., house, stove & refrig.
cen. h&a. screen porch, carport & laun-
dry rm.
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.
FURNISHED
'*Small 2 bdrm. home, auto heat & air, wash-
er/dryer hook-up.
* One bedroom apartment, washer/- dryer
hookup. Call 229-6777 after 7 PM. tfcl/3
Mexico Beach 4 bedroom, 2 bath
duplex, 350 feet from dedicated beach.
Call 706-636-4010., tfcl/3




New Sofa, light green, 4 large pillows,
multi color, two small pillows, $225.
.Call 647-4071. 2tpl/10
Used furniture for sale. Johnnie'i
Trim Shop, 3i0 4th St., PSJ tfcl/3
Unfinished Furniture @
REEVES
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe
234 Reid Avenue
Quality Refinishing since 1982
Call John Reeves at 229-8674


"Ready to make money with the best
professional Real Estate group in the
area? Realtors and other professional
:designations are encouraged to call
Anchor Realty at 899-7999. 4tcl/10,


Receptionist/Office Clerk, Part-time.
Good people and telephone skills neces-
sary. Computer literate. Internet brows-
ing, Quick Books. Word and Excel expe-
rience helpful. Will train. Send resume
by e-mail to: cneel@igcom.net Itcl/10
Now hiring full time reservationist to
workir(both the Mexico Beach and
Cape San Bias Office. Must have com-
puter skills.. Must work weekends. High
tempo position. Apply at the Anchor
Vacation Properties Mexico. Beach
Office. 4tcl/10
Writer/Journalist position with bene-
fits. Send resume and samples of work
to The Star Publishing Company, P.O.
Box 308. Port St. Joe, FL 32457. trcl/io,
Applications now being accepted for
full time experienced lumberyard
associates. Knowledge of building
materials and/or a CDL license a plus.
Apply in person to: Bayside Lumber,
516 First Street; Port St. Joe, FL. trcl/lo
DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!
TRAIN AT HOME IN THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE! No experience needed.
First year drivers with Wemer earn
. p$700+ per week plus great benefits.
Don't travel out of state for CDL train-
ing. Trairu n is now available in your
area! Get your career in gear. Call today
1-877-214-3624. ,4tcl/3
Seeking Part-Time Yard Man. Work 2 1
hours weekly. Apartment with utilities
included, as well as salary. Mtrst have
some experience in lawn work. Apply at
Office of Pine Ridge Apartments In Port
St. Joe. 5tc 12/20
Seeking Part-Time Office MGR/Book-
keeper, Port St. Joe.;. Responsible for
the daily bookkeeping and office man-
agement systems for, a full service
Marina and Ships Store on St. Joe Bay.
Flexible hours. Reporting to--off-site
comptroller. A/P,. A/R, Gen. Ledger,.
reporting, Quickbooks Pro 20Q0, and
Excel and Word 2000. Retail sales a
plus but not a requirement. Possibly,
full-time after 6 months. Send resumes
to Marina,; 340 W. 1st Street, Port St;..
Joe, FL. tfcl/3
Cashier needed at Cape Trading Post,
please call Tammy at 229-8775. tfcl/3


For Rent
MOSS CREEK APTS.
126 Amy Circle,
Wewahitchka, FL 32465
(850) 639-2722

Central heat and air
Wall to wall carpeting
Laundry facilities
S* On-site Management
Voice/TiY Access
(352) 472-3952


My daily commute is 10 seconds. How
long is yours? Web. www.awesome-
homebusiness.com. 1-888-408-7624.
7tp12/20
Seeking Equipment Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must have
valid FL drivers license. Apply at C.W.
Roberts Contracting, Inc. PO, Box 188,
Hosford, FL 32334. 850-379-8116. iri/s
Part-Time, Day & Evening positions.
Resident Care, call Pam at Geri-Care
850-647-2626. tfcl/3




Lost: Small female Beagle (mostly white)
vicinity of White City on Road 20. Has
tracking collar No. 105 & name collar.
Reward, offered. Call Tommy, at 647-
5349 after 6:00 pm or 229-8251 day.
2tcl/10.


RN Full Time at Marquis Home
Health, Apalachicola Office. EOE,
Drug free workplace. Contact Sandy
Watson at 653-1111.: 2tcl/3
Receptionist for very busy Dr's Office
in Apalachicola. Experience preferred.
Send Resume to 207 Ave. E,
Apalachicola, FL 32320 or 653-8600 .
ltcl/10
CNA/HHA per diem at Marquis Home
Health, Apalachlcola Office. EOE, drug
free work place. Contact Sandy Watson
at 653-1111. 2tc/10


ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT WANTED.
Must be Intellgent, have a great,sense
of humor, compassionate and caring,
must be multi-task person, computer
literate in Word & Excel. Long Term
Care Expenence a plus. Come join our
great team. Apply to Jo Golson Bay St.
.Joseph'Care & Rehabilitation Center,
220 Nith Street, Port St. Joe, Florida
32456. 850-229-8244. WE ARE A EOE
EMPLOYER. tfcl/10


COOKS & DIETARY AIDES NEEDED.
Do you have a great sense of humor?
Are you a caring, compassionate per-
son? Are you proud of your work? If
so... come join our GREAT Team. Apply
in person to Joe Thomas, Bay St.
Joseph Care & Rehabilitation Center,
220 Ninth Street, Port St. JoeL Florida
32456. 850-229-8244. WE ARE-A EOE
EMPLOYER. tfcl/ l
Don't Miss Your Chance to Join Our
"Winning Team" Bay St. Joseph Care
& Rehabilitation Center have open-
ings for CARING, DEPENDABLE CNAs
- LPNs RNs. Full and Part Time, &
PRN. Check out our SIGN ON BONUS.
CNAs '$500; LPNs $1,560; RNs -
$2,000. We also have increased pay for
experience, shift differential, & uniform
allowance. Plus aGREAT Benefit pack-
age. Apply in person to: Bay-St. Joseph
Care and Rehabilitation Center, 220
Ninth Street, Port St. Joe, FL., 850-229-
8244. WE ARE A EOE EMPLOYER. ai/io




Kenmore Side by Side frig with indoor
water & ice; $250. Kenmore gas range,
S75: Nlicrowav;e, 20; PlayStation
games S5 to 810 each. Call 229-8911.
ltcl/l10
16 bundles of Owens corning shingles.
green & white. S80 for all. Call 827-
1505. Itpl/10
USED RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT:
Reach-in coolers, freezers, refrigerated
display cases, bottle coolers, s/s tables
large 3 compartment sinks, bar sinks;
40 lb. fryers, slicers, mixers, pizza
ovens, convection ovens, sandwich
,make-up units, ranges, hoods, fans,
charbroilers, flat top grills, concession
stand equipment, booths and much
more for more information please call
850-785-1568.' tcl/10
Free "Non-Denominational" Eight
Lesson Bible Correspondence Course.
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Chain Link Kennel, $125; 100 Ty attic
treasures. Call 229-6713. Itcl/10
27 ft. 5th wheel, interior completely
redone. Can be seen at Islander RV.
Park. $3,500. Call 648-2228. 4tc12/20




Horse For Sale, 8 year old mare, 15.4
hands, very gentle, $1,000. Call 647-
3281. ltpl/10
Shepherds-mix pups looking fur a good
home. Call 639-2768. 2tcl/10
HORSE FOR SALE Thoroughbred
Appaloosa Mare with papers, very gen-
tly, $1,500 OBO. Call Ben after 6:00 pin
at 827-2787. 2tpl/3


9 lots. with 2 large trailers and one-
smaller trailer. Mostly cleared, wells,
septic systems. Call 827-2884 for more
info.' .Itpl/10
For Sale, 950+/- sq. ft. office building
downtown Port St. Joe. Formerly doc-.
tor's office. Contact Russ at 229-9776
or 229-8211. tfcl/3
MEXICO BEACH ST. JOE BEACH
Homes and Vacant Land. Ask for Joan
Lovelace. Your Beach Realtor. Mexico
Beach Harmon Realty, 648-5767. trucno
1 full fenced acre home site in Howard
Creek, on corner of Murphy Road &
Blossom Hill Road. Sepuc tank with
pumping station from a 14'x28' insulat-
ed building with full bath and deep well.
Below rnirket value. Call 650-647-
3949, 800-476-2984, or 850-944-0148.
lte 1/3
1200 SQ. FT. HOME FOR SALE BY
OWNER- 9217 Auger Ave.. Beacon Hill .
1 block from beach, some beach view
from back patio; Potential. to add a sec--
ond floor or deck and have a great Gulf
View. 3 bedroom, I bath. Priced to
sale. Call 647-5998. ic 1 / 3


RIVER FRONT RETREAT 27 acres,
800 ft. on Saul's Creek with 4 bedroom,
2 1/2 bath house. Deep water access.
Just min. to Apalachicola Bay by boat.
SSurrounded by 120,000 acres State
owned land. Also have a few 75 ft. river
front lots available at $35,000. Call'
850-670-4001. tfcl/3
2 fenced corer lots, 3 bedroom, 1 bath
house in Wewahitchka, FL. $57,000.
Call 850-639-4859. tfcl/3




Construction Consulting Co. Home
Inspection. 850-874-0767. Board
Certified Construction & Home,
Inspector. RHI4803 CCI5967. 4tcl/10,
Need your yard cleaned, cut or raked
Sor maybe your truck or car washed.
Gall the little, man with a plan at 227-
3663 or 229-8864. Available after-
school. Ask for Chaes. tfcl/3
Need help with cleaning? Residential or
Commercial. Call Karen at 648-6907.'.,
6tc12/13

DEER HUNTER'S Hang your Deer,
Hogs (Anything). New Deer Cooler -34.
7-Day Week Anytime Day or Night at
J.D.s Bow Shop, Hwy. C-30, 850-229-
8781. 6tpl2/,6'
House & Office Cleaning,. dependable,
hones, experienced. References avail-
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Lost a few thousand pounds over the
years? There is a better way! Safe effec-
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Roommate Wanted. 2 bedroom tiailer.
in Highland View. $150 rent, half utili-
ties. No Pets. Must be clean. Call 227-
9363. 2tpl/10
Looking for a Trundle Bed to buy, call
229-1265 (work). tcl./3
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850.227-9414
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Bookkeeping Service
Tax Returns A Specialty
200 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe
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180 AVENUE C,
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number 01-79-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
MYRON CURTIS GILBERT
Deceased. /
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
The administration of the estate of. MYRON
CURTIS GILBERT, deceased; File Number 01-79-
CP. Is pending in the Circuit Court for Gulf County.
Fibrida. Probate Division, the address of which Is
Gulf County Courthouse. 1000 Fifth Street. Port S.
Joe; Florida 32456. The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the personal represen-
tative's attorney are set forth below,
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE
NOTIFIED THAT:
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 Is
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 ile their claims with this
Cotirt WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE
D&TE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ONTHEM.
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;
January 10, 2002.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Charles A. Costin
Post Office Box 98
Port St. Joe. FL 32457
Telephone: (850) 227-1159
Florida Bar No. 699070
Personal Representative:
Betty Jo Gilbert
425 E. 19th Street
Apt. 303
Panama City, FL 32405
2tc. January 10 and 17, 2002.
CITY OF MEXICO BEACH
P. O. Box 13425 Mexico Beach. FL 32410
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT
Recovered/Impounded Property: The following vehi-
cles are currently the Impounded property of the
Mexico Beach Department of Public Safety Police
Division.
1985 Chevrolet Van
Grey In color
VIN#1GCEG25H3F7139342
'1987 Mazda Pick-up Truck
Black in color
VIN#JM2UF3114H0599565
Itc. January 10, 2002.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON
ABANDONMENT OF ALLEYWAY/ROADWAY
NOTICE IS HEPEBV G'IEN thal the B.:,ira of
Counr, Comimmrii:l on-erc l at u reieulv meeting,
January 22. 2002 at 6:05 p.m., E.T. will consider
abandonlng'any Interest by the County and that'of
the public in and to the following described proper-
ty:
SAlleyway/Roadway located in/Section 31.
Township 5, South Range 11 West located
-,between Parcel #3410-OOOR and #3394-
052R,,per the Official Records in Gulf
,County. Florida.
This notice of abandonment Was initiated by the
GuilfCounr _-om' ITii:s.:. r Itrilr iregul mr-eun :r,
October 23' 20::1 regular ni-eur.e ..u:e o ad-.r..
ti6o of tre re oluu...r abaido.rang mre iat ill-a.j
will be published one time in a newspaper of gener-
al circulation In Gulf County. Florida and the proof
:of publication of the notice of hearing, the resolution
as adopted, and the proof of publication of adoption
of such resolution will be recorded in the Public
Records of.Gulf County. Florida.
Board of County Commissioners
/s' Carmen L. McLemoi-e. Chairman
Attest; Doitgls' C. BlrniLngham ,Glerk-c
'tc._January 10. 2002, -


CIRCUIT COURT, 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
Case No.: 01-437
MID-STATE TRUST VIII. A
DELAWARE BUSINESS TRUST.
Plaintiff.
vs.
HENRY BAILEY a/k/a
HENRY CHARLES BAILEY
AND CAROLYN BAIIl.
husband and wife. AND
GULF COUNTY BOARD OF
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.
Defendants.
CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE
UNDER FS CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS HEREBY given that under a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure on Default. Inthe above
styled cause, I will sell to the highest and'best bid-
der for cash at the front door of the Gulf County
Courthouse. Port St. Joe. Florida, at. 11:00 a.m. EST
on the 18 day of January. 2002, the following
described property:
SE 1/4 of FARM #84. GULF COUNTY-
FARMS UNIT THREE; COMMENCE AT THE
NW CORNER OF SECTION 30. TS5S. R9W,
GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE N
8627'22" E ALONG THE N LINE OF SAID
SECTION 30 FOR 760.58 FEET THENCE
S18fl6'20" E FOR 1919.69 FEET TO THE
POINT OF'BEGINNING; THENCE CONTIN-
UE S1816'20" E FOR 212.50 FEETTO THE
NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF A 60
'FOOT STREET; THENCE S71*43'40" W
ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY
LINE FOR 256.25 FEET; THENCE
N1816'20"W FOR 212.50 FEET; THENCE N
71"43'40" E FOR 256.25 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTINUING 1/4
ACRES MORE OR LESS.
DATED this 18 day of December. 200i.
DOUGLAS C. BIRMINGHAM
CLERK OF COURTS
By: /s/ Tonya Knox
2tc. January 3 and 10, 2002.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0102-14 ,
The Gulf Count Board f County Commssioners
will receive bids from any person, company or cor-
poration Interested In providing a lease'or lease-pur-
chase agreement for the following:
(1) 12,000 sq. ft. Building on 1.91 acres
located inside the Gulf County Industrial
Park located on Highway 71 in Gulf
County, Florida.
Please indicate on the envelope that this is a
SEALED BID and Include the BID NIVMBER and
what the bid Is for.
Bids will received until Monday Jknuar. 21. 2nn2
at 5:00 p.m.. E.S.T. at:the C'.i: e oi hte Clei.l. :.
Court, 1000 Cecil G.'.Costln, S.". Po.1-1,n I
Port St. Joe, Florida 32456.
The Board reserves the right'to reject any and all
bids.
BOARD OFCOUNTY C Mr.lisi.:-,rEf iE.
Ss/ Carmen L. McLemore, Chairman
Attest: Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerk
2tc. January 10 and 17, 2002.
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Independent Sales
Representative
CALL ME TODAY TO
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PHONE (850) 227-9073
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Rings *Coins *Cain Sets 'Currency
Collector's Supplies ... For Birthdays,
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,Cape San Bias, FL 2456
8 5 0-22 9-2777
800-654-8689
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Paulette Cleare, Mike Harris


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6260 Highway 98
-St. Joe Beach, FL-324 56& zw
"850-647-3333
800-41 1-3717
Cathy Kitchens, Margaret Presswood,
Charles Montford, Paula Clark, Wade Clark


MEXICO BEACH OFFICE
1200 U.S. Highway 98
Mexico Beach, FL 32410 -
850-648-2020
800-458-7478
Joan Smithwick, Joy Holder, Marlene Harris,
Gloria Salinard, Dallas Herring, Ron Kelley

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approx 900 ;q.. ft. Beautiful view of bay, two
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MLS#9814- $259,000
Call Paulette Cleare


Exceptional 3BR/2BA home with dock. boat
house, two levels of outside living areas, butter-
fly garden. and workshop
MLS#90643 $445,000
Call Margaret Presswood


Sexton House Mexico Beach Gulf View. This
love/ home combines natural beauty with a
la;d back coastal I;festyle 3BR/2BA with a
bright airy Florida room and lots of storage for
beach, toys. This is a' wonderful investment
rnnr,,r.;t%,.


MLS#90644 $275,000
Call Gloria Salinard


Summer Place #3 St. Joe/Mexico Beach First
Tier Beach. Buy this townhome for investment or
your beach .retreat! Just short steps to the beach.
Furnished so that you can just move right in.
Close to Mexico Beach Pier. Watch the beautiful
sunsets or catch fish right at your back. door.
MLS#90474 $139,900
Call Joan Smithwick


Monroe Manor Fish Camp Port St. Joe Area -
Howard's Creek. 2BR/1BA m'ddulai home0on
three lots. with fish kitchen boat house, Worm
bed, oak trees, three wells, partially furnished.
Residential/mixed commercial zoning.
MLS#91085 $42,900
Call Paula Clark


St. Joe Beach Interior. Eleven vacant lots on Santa
Anna and Pineda Streets Priced right!
MLS#9-985-90995 From 59,450 to S18,900 each.
Call Cathy Kitchens


Howell House Wewahitchka.- Interior. This
charming country cottage sits on':3.5 acres with
access from three major roads. The 3BR/1.5BA
house is nestled among' flowering shrubs, and
numerous fruit trees. Conveniently located to Port
St. Joe, Panama City, and the Gulf of Mexico. Tru-
ly a nature lovers dream come true.
MLS#91140 $99,500
Call Gloria Salinard


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playground and stocked fish ponds.
New units from $149,500
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Cape San Bias
Lots with community pool and trails.
Gulf front lot. MLS#90864 $385,000
Gulf view lot. MLS#90865 $139,000
Gulf view lot. MLS#90866 $119,000
Call Jeff Fletcher


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lakefront cottage lot on corner. $79,500 -
MLS# 10 6. Mike
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S(850)229-6460
Phil Collier Residential Contractor
Licensed and Insured Lic #1R-0067199


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Phone: 229-2665
Owner: Brent Pierce 229-COOL
State Lie eRA0066486 Mobile: 227-5568



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24 Hour Water Extraction Flood Restoration Specialist
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Great for Cleaning All Carpet, Upholstery, and Auto and
Recreational Vehicle Interiors.
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Huricane Sons

Residential Electrical Specialists
Is your home electrical system safe?
Call us today for a free home electrical inspection!


913-6200


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Professional Floor Care, Inc.


RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL
CLEANING SPECIALISTS
24 HOUR EMERGENCY WATER EXTRACTION
CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
RAMIC TILE & GROUT CLEANING
LICENSED AND INSURED
RVpS CARS TRUCKS VANS


Locally Owned and Operated By
Phil Collier
and
Mike Mock
CALL TODAY FOR AN APPOINTMENT
(850) 229-1324


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

PRESIDENTIAL & SM. COMMERCIAL
1:P S& L 'Painting

'Pressure 'Washing
229-8036 Scott Burkett,


"We have three generations of
EXCELLENCE AND QUALITY
in the field of plastering and stucco..."
445 23rd Ave. Apalachicola "'
850-653-9458
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CUSTOM LAWN
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Jeff Wood .*227-1559

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

Terry Enterprise
Painting & Pressure
Cleaning
Fencing, Chain Link &
Wood Privacy Fence
Business Licensed
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Residential Insured
850-674-4576
850-643-1642 Mobile


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Over 20 Years Experience *

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NORTHWEST FLORIDA VINYL, INC.
NHERSHEL HARRISON
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 MON


STUCCO by DeGraff
Tim DeGraff, Owner
Interior & Exterior Plastering
Smooth & Textured' Finishes
Simulated Brick & Stone
Over 50 color finishes to choose
from. Plus many architectural designs
available
Suffice: (850) 827-4200
mobile: (850) 227-5424
QUALITY STUCCO WORK


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