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Uniform Title: Star (Port Saint Joe, Fla.)
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Creation Date: January 17, 2002
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12/31/2010
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USPS 518-880
SIXTY-FOURTH YEAR, NUMBER 19


The Star On Line at http://www.StarFL.com
PORT ST. JOE, FLORIDA 32456 THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2002


Two Sections
47C Per Copy
Plus 34 TaX ... 5 0 .


II


A Look Back... Pg.4A

Commission Mtg. Pg.3A

NFIF Expands Pg .3A

Obituaries Pg. 2B
Valentine Pageant Pg. 8A

Money Tips Pg. SA

School News Pg. 3,5B

Police Reports Pg.7A

Worship Choices g. 4B

Sports Pg. 12A

Classifieds pg. 6B

Trades & Services Pg 8B

Wewahitchka Community

Seeking Continuance of
NJROTC Program at WHS
Gulf County School Board
membei- Oscar Redd visited the
Wewahitchka City Commission
meeting Monday evening updat-
ing them on the status of efforts
to retain the NJROTC program at
Wewahitchka High School.
SCity commissioners had writ-
teri a letter of support to the
school board for the program and
,they agreed to carry that process
one step further and contact our
congressman and senator seeking
their assistance to help continue
NJROTC at the school.
School board members,
Wewahitchka Veterans of Foreign
Wars members, parents. NJROTC
students and interested '-itizens
have petiuoned for the program to
continue. The Navy had informed
the school board that the -atelbte
program at th'e school would be
phased out in June 2001 (last
year). After greatiffort that pro-
gram was extended for one year
(until June 2002) and efforts are
now underway to get a permanent
commitment to the program from
the Navy.
"The program has, been in
existence for more tha' 20 years
and has been operated in a fiscal-
ly sound manner." aid Gulf
County Superintenddnt Jerry
Kelley. in a letter to Senator Bill
Nelson.
Indeed; Gulf Counry has con-
tributed the bulk of Fost for the
NJROTC programs a Port St. Joe
(See WEWA on 'Page 7A)

County Tightening
Animal Control
Gulf Countym- commissioners
are taking steps to tighten up
their animal control ordinance
throughout Gulf County.
"Wemwant people to be respon-
sible for theib, animals," said
Board Chaitman Carmen
-4
McLemore, a! he outlined a
request to feU~bw commissioners
to advertise fol an additional part-
time animal control officer. This
person's duties would entail filling
in the gaps' of coverage when.
current full- tme .Aniial' Control
Officer Johnoy Collins is off work.
McLemore told. the board,
"I've been casing animals on the
weekend,"--a practice he seemed
most readyato discontinue..
Commissioners agreed to
seek a .pat-time animal control
officer, but the real issue is ani-
mals roaring free and/or inter-
fering with the privacy of people
other than. their owners. The
county's animal control ordinance
requires ownerss to have their pets
on a .lesish or within voice com-
mand. -,
The' board acknowledges
there i 'a problem with free roam-
ing animals in some areas of the
county, and that problem needs
to be addressed.
collins currently -works five
dayf per week and Humane
Society volunteer Carolyn Lee also
contributes time to the animal
control needs. But, the weekends
and off time incidents are
demanding more coverage.
Commissioners are also ask-
ing the public to help and support
thaem as they try to get a handle
oti this situation.


Phase


St. Joe (

Over the past week, represen-
tatives of the St. Joe Company
have met with the Florida
Department of Transportation
(FDOT) in a series of discussions
.concerning the ,realignment of
Highway 98 along a nearly four
mile section of the roadway,
between Dixie Belle Curve and St.
Joe Beach.
Company, representatives
presented FDOT with information
from their recent public hearing
on road realignment plans and
the accompanying 'study along
with the resolution passed during
the Gulf County Commission's
last regular meeting supporting
the realignment plans.
.During a telephone interview
with Edward Prescott. District
Florida Department of Transpor-
tation Secretary.,on Tuesday, he.
expressed that the showing of
local support certainly helps the
decision-making and planning
process.
-We think that it (the realign-,
ment plan and subsequent devel-
opment) is a good project," he
said. adding, "We're going to take'
it step by step as we go through
this process."
The next step is the actual
planning and design of phase one
of the three phase 'back beach
Road" concept.
During conversations with St.
Joe Timberland President Clay
Smallwood Tuesday. he said the
company is moving forward with
the design and engineering of
phase one, and that FDOT was
very receptive. Fur.th.ermore,,.wk,.gk.
will soon be gerltinPg-under rway on
the DRI study (Development of


S Sometimes things are done at ,


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Ji Lamar. Faison


From left are Dr. Robert King,


Iw 98 Moving


companyy We


Regional Impact) on the plan and
development, and planning,
development, and environmental
studies will be starting on phases
two three of the. extended road
project.
Prescott noted that each of
the areas of continuing work'will
include local public hearings and
everything from the design of the
road to environmental issues will
be discussed and reviewed during
each step of the process.
"They (St.. Joe) must follow
FDOT design and construction
guidelines for the roadway to be
considered as a portion of U.S.
98," Prescott said.
Commitment To Public
One of the key ingredients to
public support of the WindMark
development project has been a
sees of commitments by the St.
Joe Company. During public
meetings in December these com-
mitments were re-emphasized
and suggestions were made to put
those "statements in a binding
agreement.
One of the answers to those
obligating questions is the DRI
study process. This is a state-
required process that will include
binding planning and agreements
on every facet of impact on the
community from environmental to
education, roadways, density.
and even such things as medical
impact.
During last Tuesday's county
commission meeting. Smallwood
presented the board with a signed
,.letter.,f binding agreement from
the St. Joe Company to the Board
of County Commissioners outlin-


)r ing on Design & Engineering Plan

g the project and commitments Some of the items prormsed (See ROADS on Page 3A)
reed to by the company. by the St. Joe Company are-


This beachfront will remain in its current pristine state.



Dead Lakes StaeSeS 9 ACre t


Park; Gulf Leases 90 Acre-Site


Gulf County is now the over-
seer of what many believe to be
one of the prettiest pieces 0f prop-
erty in the state.
Commissioners have agreed
to a lease proposal that basically


gives the county Dead Lakes State
Park for the next 50 years. The
property comes in two' sections,
one of which totals 86 acres and
the other smaller tract is approxi-
mately two to three acres.


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This boat ramp will be upgraded to year-round operations.
No formal name changes have
.been discussed, but the site will
no longer be a state run park area
and instead will be a county.
maifitained and operated park.
i^ Commissioner Billy Traylor
: '" got the ball rolling on this project
'. a few years ago in an effort to
secure a boat launching facility
with year-round access to the
Dead Lakes. This has especially
been a problem during periods of
Slow water, and has been the case
in recent years drought condi-
tions.


County Chief Administrator
Don Butler told board members
last week that the lease request
has' beer approved, and Gulf is
now the overseer of the park com-
plex. This site is definitely a com-
plex. There are bathroom facili-
:ties, covered picnic benches and
cooking areas, :ponds, :boat
launching site, parking, beautiful
mature pines and hardwoods.
and an old fish hatchery site.
"It's a beautiful piece of prop-
erty," said Traylor, as he dis-
cussed the 'potential for use by
county residents. The completion
of the most pressing part of that
need is already coming together.
Butler said the board has received
unofficial notification that nearly
$90,000 in grant money should
be in place to help remove silt
from the boat channel leading to
the Dead Lakes. The grant would.
be the catalyst that makes the'
launching site usable year-round.
Some discussions have led
toward investigating the possibili-
'ty of reactivating the old fish
hatchery site. Hatchlings could
then be used to restock area
Waterways with various game and.
sports fish. Another thought is to
stock -the three- hatching ponds
with fish for fishing at the park
site, especially by younger
anglers.
While it's not clear exactly
how use of the property will be
maximized, it is very clear to any-
one who visits the site, Dead
Lakes County Park has tremen-
dous potential and unparalleled
beauty.


the perfect time and place to bring
honor,;focus. and show the signif-
icance of those events. Tuesday's-
regular Gulf County School Board
meeting. held in the library of Port
St. Joe High School, was one of
those events.
J. Lamar Faison's humor. wit.
and smile have been indelibly
etched in the minds of thousands
of past students, most of whom
counted him as their fnend for'
life. "Coach" Faison passed away
suddenly on November 19. 2000.
but his memory and those lasting
friendships live on through those
students.and fellow teachers.
Tuesday, as the board'held'
one of its monthly meetings in
Port St. Joe High School (an
annual occurrence)., its members
(See SCHOLARSHIP on Page 6A)


Frank Hannon, George Duren, Al Ray, and Billy Joe Rish.


Al Ray Receives Distinguished Service Award


The Port St. Joe Kiwanis Club
recently honored Al Ray for his
many years of service to the local
club and community. Mr. Ray
,recently stepped down as the
Kiwanis Club's Secretary/
Treasurer after serving in this
capacity for over twenty years. In
the picture, Ray is shown holding
the Distinguished Service award
with longtime members Dr. Robert


King, Frank Hannon, George
Duren, and Billy Joe Rish.
In 2001, the Kiwanis Club of
Port St. Joe raised close to $8,000
from individual, corporate and
other sources, all of which was
put back into the community.
The club's longevity and
growth is due to a membership
that donates many hours of their


time to run Kiwanis's programs
and fundraisers. This volunteer
ethic, combined with local
fundraising, has enabled Kiwanis
to serve the Port St. Joe commu-
nity for over-50 years. For more
information on your local Kiwanis
Club, contact Mitch Burke,
Kiwanis President at 229-2906 or
Keith L. Jones, Membership
Committee chair at 229-9493.


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J. Lamar "Coach" Faison


Scholarship Fund Established
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The Star

PAGE TWO THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2002


EDITORIAL COMMENTARY
COLUMN
WRITTEN BY
WILLIE RAMSEY, EDITOR


Huner D104w/ With K4 by Kesley Colbert



He's In My Hall Of Fame!


Does Anybody


Know If We'll Have


"A Cold Winter"

It was autumn, and the Indians on the remote reservation
asked their new chief if the winter was going to be cold or
mild. Since he was an Indian chief in a modern society, he had
never been taught the old secrets, and when he looked at the
. sky, he couldn't tell what the weather was: going to be.
Nevertheless, to be on the safe side, he replied to his tribe
that the winter was indeed going to be cold and that the mem-
bers of the village should collect wood to be prepared.
But also being a practical leader, after several days he got
an idea. He went to the phone booth, called the National
Weather Service and asked, "Is the coming winter going to be
cold?"
"It looks like this winter is going to be quite cold-indeed,"
the meteorologist at the weather service responded. So the
chief went back to. his people and told them to collect even'
more wood in order to be prepared.
A week later, he called the National Weather Service again.
"Is it going to be a very cold winter?"
"Yes'," the man at National Weather Service again replied,'
"it's definitely going to be a very cold winterr"
The chief again went back to his people and ordered them
to collect every scrap of wood they could find.
Two. weeks later, he called the National Weather Service
again. "Are you absolutely sure that the winter is going to be
very cold?"
"Absolutely." the man replied. "It's going to be one of the
coldest winters ever."
"How can you be so sure?" the chief asked. The weather-
man replied, "The Indians are collecting wood like crazy."


Talking to


the Big Chiefs.


0 .


The -moral to this story can be applied in many ways .
" He i'ho places his trust in the great cbief needs to make.,sure
his chief is not really just another Indian-or buy'-a--new'
chainsaw.
While I'm sharing pearls of wisdom with you, I saw ol'
buddy "Chief Tellum Long Story." just call me Robert Miller,
the other day. Chief Miller was sharing his whims of wisdom
with Gulf Count\' Sheriff "Chief Caryr Big Stick" (Frank) Mc-
Keithen and they gave me the opportunity to pow-wow with
'em a little while.
I told Chief Miller I had not seen him in a while, but I did
remember some of the deep thoughts he empowered me with
during our last talk "If you don't need it and it's free, get
'ttwo," and, of course. "Be good to those on \your way up the
ladder of success, because you'll probably meet them on the
way back down."
It was easy to tell by the look on his face that Chief Miller
had been spending much time in the tribal circle with the
other chiefs and elders, and more knowledge had been impart-
ed to him.l waited with anticipation as his lips began to
motion yet another profound statement "Almost never did."
Check out our new feature this week .
Historical Happenings from The Star
from five, 10, 25, and 50 years ago!
Revisit the news of old on Page 4 this week!


SI moved cautiously toward the
pitcher's mound. What was I
going to say? It seenied like a good-
idea when David Paschal told me
about this team over in Paris that
needed a catcher. I had taken a'
day off of work and hitchhiked the
twenty miles ... But now, as I
approached the big guy picking up
batting practice balls, I wasn't so
sure I needed to be here.
I wouldn't be here if we had a
team in our little townl But heck,.
we were: so small that,,we didn't
have a league after you got past
fourteen. It was either here, or not
play!
;I ,had" stood, behind the
bleachers, watching for the longest
time. These guys could hit. And
runl And: throw! But mostly, I
studied the big guy on the mound.,
I'd heard of Chick King for years.
He: had played in the big leagues
with the Detroit Tigers. ':The
Chicago Cubs. And my beloved St.


Louis Cardinals. I watched him
now so smoothly, effortlessly toss-
ing in strike after strike. Pretty
good BP. I thought, for an outfield-
er!
It crossed my mind to simply
ease back out to the highway and
head for the house. I didn't need
the hassle. I don't know a soul at
this park. They look kinda stuck-
up citified to me ....
My love for the game over came
my thumping heart.
I rehearsed as my feet carried
me' over the foul line, Yes Sir, Mr.
King, I can hit and run and I've
got an arm like a cannon. I led
the league in home runs where I
coinefrom. .. I figured I was only
going to get one shot, I'd lay it all
right out when he asked.
The closer I got-the bigger he
got!
-'Mi' King, I-uh-I'm," he
turned and pierced me to the heart
with, eyes that had stared down the
likes of Sandy Koufax, Bob Gibson
and Whitey Ford, "Iuh-rI'm Kesley
Colbert from over at McKenzie-I-
uh-uh-David Paschal said'you
might need a.catcher-I-u-uh-"u
"Son, do you like to play base-
ball? His eyes didn't stop piercing.


but his face softened and I swear I
thought I saw a hint of a smile.
"Yes sir. Mr. King."
"Well, you'll get a chance
here." He motioned to the line of
players behind the batting cage
waiting their turn and I moved off'
in that direction. What kind of
coach is he? He didn't even ask if
I could hit or throw He has prob-.
ably already made up his mind!
"And son," I froze in my tracks
and turned to face him, "it's
Chick."
The second or third game I
ever caught for the Paris American
Legion team a runner tried to steal
third base-with a left-handed hitter
up. That was impossible with the
arm I had! I came up firing-Lynn
Brandon, our all-American third
baseman was late moving to cover
third, I double-clutched, tned to
take a little off my throw and time
it so the ball and. Lynn would
arrive at the base at the same time.
I threw it about twentyfeet over
his head into left field. The go
,ahead run scored.;
He was the all-star player who
just finished his freshman year at
Western Kentucky. I was the first
year rookie. The team didn't say
nothing, but I got the looks ..


And I'm sitting in the corner of
the dugout three innings later feel-
ing lost. out of place, and in over
my head when Chick appeared
beside me. He quietly said. "Lynn
was late covenng, wasn't he?"
"Coach, I can't make that bad
a throw, I'm sorry. maybe I
should-"
He eased up to move toward
the third base' coaching box,
paused right above me and said,
"Listen, if you play one more game
for me, or every game for the next
three years, and a runner takes
off-you turn that son-of-gun
loose, you' let me 'worry about
w'ho's covering!"
I had found a friend for lif!'
And run across the smartest
baseball man that I would .ever
kno -
He didn't yell "my grandmoth-
er could have caught that one" as
:a ballbounced between your legs.
He got a glove and showed you the
proper way to stop it. He didn't say
"come on, you've got to hit that
pitch."' He taught you how to place
the bat in your fingers. How to line
up.the knuckles. The importance
of the hips. The correct way to
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What Would We Do Without Modern medicine &


ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY is
upon .me, 'one of which I am,
extremely proud, .'
It is the first. anniversary of
Shaving a dialysis access put into
my arm .. ...and I, haven't: had to
use it! Yet! It's just residing in
my arm like the enlarged blood
vessel it is. -
That's all a dialysisr access-
actually.- is;- tubes put in :your
arm to. replace blood vessels and.
arteries, to make it easier to'
insert the two rieedles for your
blood to flow out and in,
'through. .
It doesn't hurt, so I'll be glad
to keep' mine, just so long as
they don't have to use it for,.the
purpose for which it was-intend-
ed.
I have two doctors: Dr. Tom.
Curry, to which I give all the
credit for keeping me off the dial-
ysis machine, and a specialist,
Dr. Dean, of the dialysis center,
who monitors my kidneys' condi-
tion.


i paid a visitt to Dr. Dean last
Wednesday and he said. "You're
,:doing okay! This time last year, I
* thought, ,for .sure; you would be
having to undergo dialysis by'
this time.,
Naturally, I"PWas relieved.
'-. I asked the Dr., "What per-
centage of my kidneys are still
'working?"
He said, "19 to 20 percent,
and they're holding their owni at
this rate. You're doing okay!"
.So, I'm not "OK", but: I'mget-
ting along .okay.

AH, MODERN" MEDICINE
and Medicarel What would we do


without them?
Ten pills a day.and an expenn-.
sive'shot. weekly, are keeping' me
Sin a reasonably good condition.
Dr. .Curry has treated'me as
,if I am the only patient he has
and I appreciate it! He's kept my
fluids in check.with pills and;rhy
strength ,up with the weekly,
shots and periodic exams.
If it sounds like I idolize him.
well, I do.
For years, it was Drs. Aatvne.
Sand Joe Hendrix who put the fix'
on. my ailments and kept ,me
going until I finally had to.stop..
'.. Now,, it's Dr. Curry's turn,
and he's rising' to, the challenge.


DR. DEAN CAME into the,
examining room. Wednesday,
smiling and laughing. giving me a
cheery greeting, so I knew with-
out him telling me that I was'
.-okay.
Oh, by the ,way, if you
should ever have to go to Dr.
'Dean, you'll know hini by the fact
That he could be Michael Roche's
twin brother: just a mite shorter.

ENOUGH OF MY' health
problems, or not so serious prob-
lems, anymore: It's time to write
of more interesting things.
Did you know that Indian
Pass oysters are available again?'
The state finally lifted -the
oystering ban, :after the.. recent
urseasonably warm weather'
caused the 'Red Tide" to, lay off
the coast,, just out in the gulf.
That means we are able to eat
oysters, bnce again-real oysters'
S.1 ate some over the Christ-
mas holidays; or- rather I ate
some "i-iitation" oysters! Even


they were pretty good, but they're.
not real good until you can eat
them by putting just a dab of hot
sauce on them,, instead of wash-
Sing. them ,down with the condi-
. 'net.
There's nothing like a good
raw oyster placed on a saltine
cracker and.a dollop of Ed's' Red
splashed on top.
:It just seems to take all the
.thoughts away, about eating in
an uncivilized manner. You just
forget about the uncouth way in
which you .eat oysters and make,
for enjoyment.
No knives and forks when
you eat oysters! It's just plop him
on the cracker, douse him with
the hot stuff and then it's "open
wide" to receive the mollusk, fol-
lowed by a swig of Coke or Pepsi!

I'M SURE YOU remember Gil
Williams, the affable baker who
was with us here for a few years.
If you didn't know Gil, you
. missed something.


Meddiare?

Gil was sent4.here from Ken-
tucky via Green Cove Spnngp 'b
:First Union Bapk. when thpy
owned Capital Ciy.
He hadn't bien in Flod'da
long;.at least, not in that pairtof
Florida which had. produced raw
oysters; so he had never eaten
them. '
Well,' a-couple fof us-I dot't
remeinber who th other min
was-decided old G had existed
long enough on this earth iaid
never once had eaten a raw ovs-
ter.
SSo, we set out one day ito
remedy that situation :
We took Gill to the "Raw 13r"
and let him start out eaipg
roasted oysters. He claimed he
just couldn't eat those slimy!raw
ones. Well, to make a .ong story
short, Gil ended up e:atinigl ~ie
roasted ones and after aI veryiten-
tative start, ended up polishing
off his meal with three d zen' raw
oneg. He has been eatir g them
ever since! .
'diig


-THE STAR-
USPHS 51.8-880
Published Every Thursday 01209-211 Reid Avenue.
Port:IS. Joe, Florida 32456
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Kesley (From Page2)
throw the top hand. How to follow that curve ball and take it into right!
In three years and about a hundred and fifty games he never said one
.discouraging word to me. He was always positive, upbeat and encourag-
ing. If I screwed up something unmercifully and cost us a run-or a
game-he'd wait till we were on the bus, quietly move back to where I was
sitting, pat me on the shoulder, and say, "You know, you had a couple of
other options .
Chick didn't bring up his baseball past. But he patiently answered
my questions about Stan Musial and Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle
and Al Kaline and Rocky
Colavito . And believe
me, I had sore questions ,, .
He was an amazing -
*man. He had played baseball
for money. He had seen the
Sdark, business side of the
game. No telling how many '
thousands of games he had
suited up for-and yet, he .
till had the desire, energy,
knowledge and "caring" to
help a struggling sixteen W
year old find himself amid
'the daunts and curves that
.both baseball and life offered' "
uip!
He taught me to honor '
and respect the, game. But" .'.
his teachings went much- ...
Deeper than "just baseball." .
He presented life on a broad-
er spectrum. He gently prod- '
ded me toward higher goals.
He wouldn't let me settle for,
'second best. I have tried for
the last forty years to live up OUTFIELD
Sto the high expectations he King's 1959 TOPPS Baseball Card
had for me.
He gave me his time. And his undivided attention. I cherished every
Moment
I could never have imagined on that faithful summer day in 1963 as
'I cautiously approached the "big guy" to ask for a tryout what a wonder-
fill "gift" was about to be handed 'to me. I haven't seen or heard from
'Chick in years, but hardly a day goes by that I don't think of our time
together .... something he said or showed me or explained.
And I have spent a great deal of my lifetime passing along the things
J-learned from him.
I loved, admired and respected Chick; King from the, very beginning.
I love and appreciate him even more today.
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Battles Street, Gumdrop and Trash


Take Front Stage at P.S.J. Meeting


Port St. Joe city commission-
ers got some good news concern-
ing their stormwater mitigation
project, being financed by FEMA,
to improve continual flooding
problems along Battles Street in
North Port St. Joe.
: For years, the city has dealt
with flooding issues with the
occurrence of every, storm event
and periods of heavy rainfall.
FEMA has answered the call for
help, but bids to fix the problem
came in 'at over twice the
$152,000 allotted for repair.'
FEMA representative Miles
Anderson visited the board meet-
ing Tuesday and agreed to try and
locate enough money to fund the
project, and the city agreed to try
and change order the $318,000
low bid to a better price. Preble-
Rish, Inc. engineer Bill Kennedy
said he felt the price could be
reduced, considerably with the
city doing some in-kind work and
utilizing some sections of surplus
pipe stored at the community's
wastewater treatment plant.
Commissioners hope to have
these details worked out before
the board's next meeting so they
can award the bid and get started
on. the. project.
Kennedy noted during inter-
view that the re-work would take
three to four months and would
entail major renovations includ-
ing removing streets, utilities,
some trees,, and even fences and
driveways.
Looking At Tax Abatement
Mike Fitzgerald, representing
Gumdrop Books, was present
during the board's meeting and
commissioners discussed giving
tax abatement, incentives for the
company which is relocating in
the community.
S Mayor Frank Pate noted that
the board had to' advertise the:
abatement proposal 'and would
likely address the-question during
its next meeting on February 5th.,
He.also responded to a request to
consider granting further incen-
tives by reducing or exempting
fees for water/sewer hook-ups on
homesite constructions. Pate said
he didn't feel the board could go
that far, but the board and city
will be willing to help in any way
that they' could.
Fitzgerald said the company
hoped to be shipping books out of


Gulf County by the fall of this
year.
Notice Change
In Trash Pick-Up
Beginning on February 4th,
there will be some changes in the
way trash and household garbage
is picked up in the city.
Public Works Superintendent
Terry McDaniel asked the board
to make several changes to the
process and the board agreed.
All trash and household
garbage will be picked up in front
of city residences. There will be no
pick-up in any of the city's alley-'
ways except for Bird Alley (runs
from 16th Street to Methodist
Church between Highway 98 and
Monument Avenue).


McDaniel noted that these
changes were necessary in order
to reduce the time it currently
takes to pick up garbage and.
trash. Because people are. placing
Items both in front of and behind
homes, public works crews are
having do double work to cover
the areas.

The board also discussed
problems with separating road-
side trash. The landfill will not
accept mixed ti-ash with house-
hold .garbage, metal, and other
things. The board discussed leav-
ing the garbage in front of resi-
dents' homes where it is not sep-
,arated, or fining property owners
who db not properly separate
their garbage.


In Other Business
*Public Works will be closed
Monday, January 21st, for the
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holi-
day. There will be no trash or
garbage pick-up. Monday's sched-
ule will move to Tuesday, January
22nd; Tuesday's will be picked up
on Wednesday, January 23rd;
and the remainder of the week
will follow a normal schedule.
*Accepted the low bid of
$79,285.00 for a new fire truck.
Fire Chief John Ford recommend-
ed the purchase from Firefighting
Innovators, of Ocala.
*Opened bids for three new
pick-up trucks. The board agreed
to accept the low bid, after being
reviewed, if it meets specifica-
tions.


NFIF Expands to Franklin County

Sales at Arvida's SummerCamp to Benefit Communities


The Northwest Florida
Improvement Foundation (NFIF)
has expanded. its reach to include
Franklin County inp ,addition to
Gulf, Bay and Walton counties
currently served. Under this addi-
tion,. real estate sales at Arvida's
proposed coastal community,
SummerCamp (near Carrabelle),
would generate contributions to
NFIF funding in Franklin County'.
The NFIF, axi independent,
i not-for-profit organization estab-
lished by The St. Joe Company in
1999, is funded by sales in Arvida
communities.
"A community, is about its
people," said Chris Corr, NFIF
board member and vice president
of public affairs at St. Joe. "We
will be successful only when the
community is successful. The
Foundation's mission is to sup-
, port initiatives that enhance the
quality of life of the communities
we serve, in which Franklin
County is a very important part.
In short, the Foundation grows'as
,Northwest Florida grows."


The NFIF su sports variety of
regional and community projects,
designed to benefit communities
through investments in civic
infrastructure, community facili-
ties and initiatives that funala-
.mentally improve the quality of


life, as well as foster pride and
appreciation of cultural traditions
of each of these .communities.:
The .Foundation is dedicated
to improving the quality.of life for
the people of Northwest Florida
through programs that improve
education, health, parks and
recreation, art and culture, and
community spirit. Each year, the
Foundation's board priorities its
investment options,. allocating 'a
certain percentage of the available
funds among the various cate-
gories in each of the participating
counties. It considers the grants
as investments, not as charity or


obligations, and look for compre-
hensive investments that pay
long-term returns on the quality
of life within the region.
The Foundation is especially
responsive to programs where
foundation efforts can be lever-
aged in concert with others, so
that. the community, working
together, can most effectively
address the large, pervasive chal-
lenges facing the region.
For more information about
the NFIF, contact the
Foundation's director, Pamela
Selton at 850/231-6558.


Roads From Page 1


*Give rights-of-way for the
entire "back beach road" project
including enough width for any
future expansion should it one
day be necessary;
*Pay for the construction and
design of phase one of the three
phase "back beach road" project;
*Develop two public beach
access points within the
WindMark community that will
open the entire beachfront for the
public to enjoy; ,.
: ';*Construct a' series of ameni-
tiesalong-the old U.S. Highway 98
route which will include connect-
ing boardwalks, pathways, dune
walkovers, etc., all of.which will
support the, access points;
*Will not build homes on the


old road bed or seaward of the
road bed (the theme of the devel-
opment is to leave' the beachfront
as is while developing homesites
landward); and
*Plans to cooperate with Gulf
County to improve area roadways
and promote economic develop-
ment.
If everything concerning the
design and development, of the
total scope of work falls into
place, it will likely be at least two '
years before' the first lots qould be
marketed for the WindMark
community.

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GT Corn Sponsors Student-Led Research


Have you gotten a phone call
from a college student working on
a class research project? In case
you have, it's likely that you
helped a college student complete
a course project and helped GT
Corn provide better service.
GT Corn recently sponsored a
college student-led marketing
research team to complete a


Customer Service Survey. The
students placed calls into the GT
Corn service area and asked will-
ing respondents a series of ques-
tions aimed at generating
,feedback on levels of customer
service, and desired services.
Obviously, the 'students take
such a major course project seri-
ously but so does GT Com.


Company President John
Vaughan said, "We've been serving
this area for over 50 years and.we
want to do all we can to continue
that tradition. We value our cus-
tomers' opinions and we need
feedback to provide the kind of
services people expect of us.".
Said Vaughan, "We've done
this sort of thing in the past and


SIT HAPPENED.. A Look At The Past


5 Years Ago
JANUARY 16, 1997
Kayce Knox is Junior Miss
Chosen from a field of 14 contes-
tants Miss Kavce Knox was selected
as Gulf Counfy's '1997 Junior Miss.
She also won the pbise and compo-
sure award and the physical fitness
award.
Other award winners in the com-
petition were 1st alternate, Robbi
Funderburk; 2nd. alternate, Priscilla
Medina; 3rd alternate, Christy Wood;
4th alternate, Karen Clar'k; and 5th
alternate, Michelle Garland.
Raffields Mark 50th Anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Raffield of
Port St. Joe Beach-will celebrate their,;-
fiftieth wedding anniversary on'
January 18. They were married on
January 18, 1947, in Geneva,
Alabama.
Gulf Awards First GED Diplomas
The Gulf School District awarded
its first GED diplomas. on Thursday,
December 19. The GED was adminis-
tered for the first time in Gulf County
on December 2, 1996.
o Jerry Kelley, newly elected Gulf
County :Superintendefnt of Schools
presented diplomas to Brenda Ward,
Tina Jenkins. Mark Hatcher, and
Robert Hughes. Martha Sanborn is
the adult school instructor. -
Talk About Beginner's Luck!
Stephen Besore, 11, killed his
first deer while hunting Sunday,
January 5 with his grandfather.
Wallace HiU. in Jackson County. Not
/ only was it his first deer. but the buck
sported a 10-point rack. What a way
to end your Christmas vacation!
City Honors Two With Retirement Dinner
Two key men were honored on
the occasion of their retirement by the
City Commission. A barbecue dinner
held at the Centennial Building was'
attended by employees of the public
works and police.- departments.
Retiring were Roosevelt Beard after 39
years and eight months. and Police
Chief Carl (Bucky) Richter after nine
year with the cihy as chief. and a 27
year career in law enforcement.
10 Years Ago
JANUARY 16, 1992
Miss Tracy Davis Selected
Miss Tracy Davis was selected as
Gulf County's. Outstanding Young'
Woman from a field of 21 contestants


in the 25th annual pageant. She is the
daughter of Rev.. and Mrs. Nicky Davis
of Wewahitchka.
Girl Scouts of the Month
Junior Troop #206 is proud to
announce Jinny Stoutamire and
TammiN Martin as Girl Scouts of the.
Month for December. Troop #451 of
Wewahitchka has chosen Melissa
Babb, Gayla Carter, and Pamela
Holmes as December Girl Scouts of
the Month.
Bouncing Baby Boys!
Mr. and Mrs. Lemond Norris
Daniels are proud to announce the
birth of their son. Forest Ivey Daniels,
born December 27, weighing six
pounds, 13.8 ounces .
Michael and Rosa Powell are
proud to announce the birth of their
son, Jasey Dewayne Powell, born
December .12. He weighed seven
pounds, 11.4'ounces and was 21
inches long.
25 Years Ago
JANUARY 13, 1977
Library Building Started
The low bid of S 171.240 was
accepted for construction of the new
Port St Joe Branch of the Gulf
County Regional Library.
New Director
John Clennev. the new Gulf
County Recreational Director came on
the lob this week and Immediately
began to go over plans for a county-
wide program with Mrs. Man' Eliott.
secretary'of the recreation office. He is
Married to the former Sandra
Bracewell of Port St.. Joe.
"Miss Sara" Honored with
Party, Lunch
SMrs. Sara Kinney McIntosh was
honored with a noon luncheon at the
home of Billv Joe Rich. Jr. recently in
honor of the many years of service she
has given so graciously to the commu-
nity. Those guests attending were
Mrs. Jeanu Atchison. Mrs. Cannon
Buzzett. Mrs. Robert Kins. Mrs J
Lamar Miller. Mrs B. Roy Gibson. Jr..
Mrs. W E. Whaley, Mrs. Robert Fox.
Mrs. W.S Quarles, and Mrs. Lamar-
Hardy. Hosting the occasion were
Billy Rich. Jr Miss Carol Barton. Bill
Wall. Miss Jeri Rich, Mrs. Philip,
Barton and Mrs. Tom E. Parker, Jr.
Modern Math Course Added By GCCC
Gulf Coast Community College
has added MS 103. -Modern


Mathematics to its schedule in Port
St. Joe for the second semester. The
course will provide an introduction, to
the, basic: concepts of. Modern
Mathematics and includes an intro-
duction to the metnc system.
-This course will' satisfy basic
math requirements tor an AA degree.
Six Sharks All-Conference
The Gulf Coast Athletic
Conference coaches have met and
selected the All-Conference team for
the past football season Six members
of the Sharks' team were tapped:
Chester Fennell, Keef Pettis. Rav
Lawrence, Curtis Williams, Jay
Fleming and Jody Taylor.
50 Years Ago
JANLLAR'i 1;,,1 952
Registration of Births 100% Complete
Gulf is one of fifteen counties in,
Florida with a perfect record.
The' state requires that all births
be registered by the responsible atten-
dant at birth within 10 days after the
birth occurs. Parents should make
sure they receive a notification of birth
registration from the state board of
health within three months after their
child is born.
C.G. Costin Jr. Seeks Representalive Seat
Cecil G. Costin Jr. today
announced his candidacy for member
of the house of representatives from
Gulf County. .
Cecil, a native of Port St. Joe, is,
.28 years of age. He attended the pub-
lic schools of Gulf County and is a
graduate of the University of Florida
Iaw school. During World War,. II he
spent three years as a pilot, in the
naval air forces with the rank ,of lieu-
.tenant'j.g.
Shark Cagers Chalk Up First
Victories of Season
by Jackie Kenriey ,
The St. Joe Sharks chalked up,
their first two victories of the season,
winning over Kinard and Carrabelle.
Last Friday the local five out-
played Carrabelle's Mullets by a 36-20
score. Roberts and Barrier were the
outstanding players in that game.
Tuesday night St. Jou defeated
Kin3rd 55-39. 1vith Benny Roberts
and Lincoln Hallleading the shooters
and Roberts taking the rebounds. .
The Sharkettes lost to Carrabelle
37-27 in a hard-fought struggle, Dot'
Williams being' high-pointer -or the
local girls.


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FSA will be assisting RMIA
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Gauss Presents Sunday Program
at St. Joe Senior Citizen Center


The St. Joseph's Historical
;Society and the Florida Human-
ities Council is sponsoring a pro-
gram January 20th called Florida
History in Song and Image.
A free performance will be
given by Doug Gauss with songs
apnd images ranging from 1840
through Florida's boom era in the
1920s.
As a member of The Florida
SHifmanities Council's Speakers
'Bureau, Doug presents a concert
;of,songs about Florida at muse-
inns, libraries, historical societies,
* nd select schools, benefits and


festivals. He has sung for
Seminole tribe elders and the joint
Florida legislature. He's per-
formed at The Florida Folk
Festival in White Springs for
nearly 30 years (his first time at
age nine as comet accompanist to
Greek ethnic 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 Arts
Council. No folk artist before or
since has been so honored.,


He has received permission
from folk legends Will McLean,
Gamble Rbgers, Don Grooms,
Paul 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 begih 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
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Beach will meet Friday, January
18 at 1:00 p.m. CT at the Civic
Center in Mexico Beach,
Henry Flack. the new City
Clerk, and Police Chief Brad Hall
will be .on hand to update the
changes in city government in the
past year. If you have not had the
opportunity to meet Clerk Flack
or Chief Hall, be sure to make a
special effort to come to the meet-
ing to meet and hear them.
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Coordinator from Life Line
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They welcome new and old
members and their guests. For
any other information concerning
the meeting. please contact David
Thompson at 648-5337. For
members who need a. ride to ,the
meeting, please contact ,John
Anderson at 648-8533.


PSJHS Project Grad Meeting
The school year is more than tee meeting on Monday,
half over and Port St. Joe High February 4th, beginning atv
School seniors' parents are get- 6:30 .p.m. in the Commons
ting back to the business of.'. Area. Come late: come for just a
preparing for Project Graduation few minutes; JUST COME and
20021 Time is flying and com- support your child! A small effort
mencement exercises are fast from everyone is all it takes to
approaching, so final fund-raising make this a night for each senior
efforts must be put into place and to remember forever.
plans made for .a alcohol-,,and
drug-free celebration. Aan Aid
Parents and other concerned Finan lA
individuals are encouraged t W ork h
attend the Project Grad comi rnrkshop,
.---- ---A-tention seniors and par-
---"- ents! A general information work-
..... -J --I j shop about financial aid will be
Pri presented by Gulf Coast
Si Community College on Tuesday,
SI- ---- BlF I .. 9 January 22 at 5:30 p.m. ET. This
Swill be held in the Port St. Joe
i | High School Media Center.
| -] -- i I This is a very important meet-
S._ ing; -you will receive five Gulf.
i j County Scholarship points for
parent attendance. You do not
S .have- to attend GCCC to benefit
S. from this inormabon.


It's Girl Scout

Cookie Time!
Starting on January 19, area.
.Girl Scouts will .be taking orders
for those delectable treats. When
a Girl Scout comes knocking on
your door, please help support
Girl Scouts by buying a box or two
or more!
The old favorites will be back:
thin mints, Tag-alongs, Aloha
Chips. Samoas. Trefoils and Do-
Si-Dos. There are two new cookies
this year: All Abouts and Ole" Ole'.
Selling cookies is a great
opportunity for girls. It, teaches
them such things as salesman-
ship. budgeting, responsibility.
meeting goals, and leadership.
Each troop prepares a budget for
,the year and decides how many
"cookies they need to sell to meet
it. .
Ask your Girl Scou t about her
troop's goals. And remember that.
according to Service Unit Manager
Bonnie Keigans. all of the revenue
generated from cookie sales stays
in the local council including the
portion that goes directly into the
troop selling the cookies.
So remember that when a Girl
Scout comes to your house selling
cookies, you are helping that girl
develop her'full potential and
learn a valuable lesson in sound
financial management.


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Scholarship From Page 1


'unanimously passed a resolution
establishing the "J. Lamar Faison .
Memorial Scholarship Fund."
The $500 scholarship will be
awarded yearly to the student
that the scholarship committee
feels best suits the requirements
outlined. It should come'as no
surprise that those requirements
fit closely the personality and
make-up of Coach Faison-good
character, responsible actions,


and positive attitude and out-
standing school spirit,
Applicants must also have
maintained a 2.5 cumulative GPA
in grades nine through 12 and a
3.0 GPA in vocational classes,
graduate with .a standard high
school diploma with plans to
attend college or vocational-tech-
nical training.
Other qualities include
exhibiting initiative and leader-


ship qualities and being self-
directed.
Former classmates Jerry
"Chops" Branch, Charles "Chuck"
Gibson, and-Paula "Lovett" Waller
spoke during the board's meeting,
along with fellow teacher Martha
Sanborn.
"Mr. Faison loved his stu-
dents and his students loved
him," stated Branch.
Coach Faison came to Port St.
Joe High School in 1955 after
graduating from Troy State
University. A veteran of the
Korean War and Alabama native,


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Lodge 111 F&AM's 2002 Officers
Members of the Port St. Joe Lodge 111 F&AM are shown in the photo above following their
recent installation of officers for 2002. Standing in front, from left, are John Grantland, Sr.
Steward; Marlen Taylor, Sr. Warden; Tommy Davis, Worshipful Master; Stan Price, Jr. Warden;.
Frankie Williams, Sr. Deacon; and Barry Whaley, Jr. Deacon; in rear, from left, are Stuart Charney,
Jr. Steward; Forrest Bennett, Marshall; Clinton Peterson, Chaplain; and Bill Jordan, Secretary. Not
pictured is Bill Watson, Treasurer.


Standing, left to right, are Rodney Herring, Charlotte Pierce, Clark Downs, Jim Faison, Mrs.
Lamar Faison, Charles Gibson, Elaine Handley, Sharon Tharpe, Paula Waller, Linda Wood (in rear),
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he coached in his early years,
taught history, was the "Key
Club" sponsor, and head of the
Diversified Cooperative Training
(DCT) program.
The scholarship was estab-
lished after the. "Classless
Reunion." Organizers were con-
sidering what to do with. funds
that were left over or generated
through the event. They decided a
scholarship program was the way
to go, and from there Mr. Faison.
was selected as the person the
fund should be named after.


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operated as a satellite unit to the"
Port St. Joe High School ROTC
program during that timespan.
In a letter received from the
Navy, it states, ". .conducting
instructions at other than a host
school is contrary to U.S. Code
Title 10, Section 2031."
Kelley wrote in one of his let-
ters-
"The leadership skills that are
taught, and 'the opportunities that
the program provides for our stu-
dents are invaluable. We live in a
time when our students need
more opportunities like those that
the ROTC program provides, not
less. What ever happened to com-
mon sense and home rule? To
deny students at Wewahitchka'
,High School this program because
of bureaucratic red tape is uncon-
scionable. Not only do., our kids
lose, our county loses.
"Both our high. schools are
relatively small and it is very diffi-
cult for our district to maintain
the existing program as is."'
However, we feel that the pro-
gram's benefits far outweigh any
budgetary considerations. Our
Board is committed to the pro-
gram and would like to see it con-
tinue in its present form."
Wewahitchka commissioners
have also thrown their support%
.behind this issue.
Co-Sponsor "Relay For Life"
*Wewahitchka commissioners
agreed to co-sponsor the annual
cancer benefit "Relay For. Life.
The benefit will be held April 12th
and 13th at Lake Alice Park with
the picturesque park's walking
path being utilized.,/
*The board also approved:
placement of a couple of mobile
homes within the city pending the.
owners mfieeting the required code
regulations. ,I .,

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Accolades to

McDonald's Employees
To the greatest, friendly town..
in the U.S.A... maybe smallest.
My husband and I stopped to
have lunch, driving thru' your
town on New Year's Eve.
What I observed was the most
efficient and friendly restaurant
: ever! All working together, helping
each other, doing their jobs with
smies,. laughs and love. This
McDonald's has to be the best dis-
play of God's goodness and coop- ,
eration between all God's
children.
Srrumiling. joking, loving, polite
and courteous.
This jis America we all want -
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blessed with God'5 love and show
it. ". ',:
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The restroom area shown above is already in use at the Dead
Lakes Park. Gulf County crews have been maintaining the park
for some time. Now that the facility is a county park, many
improvements are being planned for the area-including two
restroom facilities, picnicing areas, and a boat launch.


LaKnocmn Activitie


("Sheriff's Bea

OUTSTANDING BAY Co. WARR
While stopped at a co
nience store in Wewahitchk
January 9th. Gulf Co
Deputies Tim Wood and Sh
Butler saw a customer they I
had outstanding Bay County-
rants. They arrested St
Nunnery 145. of Wewahitchka
trespassing arid disorderly
duct
ARRESTED FOR FINE DEE
In the downtown Wewah
ka area on January llth.
GreE MlYnck spotted and arre
Richard Nlullinax (49.
Wewahitchkal for failure to
fines and transported him ti
Gulf County Jail.


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BURGLARY/DISORDERLY CONDUCT
On January 23rd. Deputies
Tim Wood and Bobby Plair
responded to a report of an mtox-
icated man entenng someone's
house and refusing to leave.
Arriving on the scene. they found
Robert Perez, was still in the
home; allegedly upon entering he
had knocked, a child answi'ered.
then he went in.
Perez. 48. of Panama City'
Beach. was arrested for burglary
and disorderly conduct (intoxica-
tion).
RECENT BOOKINGS AT THE GULF
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Sgt. Monday. January 7th-
ested Sharleen Mane Skelly. 37. W/F.
01 of Spnnglield. failure to appear
.pa. (re: possession of a controlled
the substance). : ,
S/. Tuesday, January 8th-
> e' Jer.ume Fedd, 27. B/M. of.
Apalachicola. violation of
community control (re: posses-
sion of a firearm by a felon, resist-
ing without violence, and escape).
Wednesday, January 9th-
James Hams. 42, B/M. of Port St.
Joe. violation of probation (re;
S.aggravated assault): and Alice
Black. 45. B/F. of Port St. Joe,
violation of probation (re: grand
theft auto).
*Thursday. January 10th-
.' Pamela Collins. 45. W/F. of Port
,_w' ,St. Joe. affray;..Michael PiLts. 45,
W/MN, of Port St. Joe. affray.; and
James Goff, 20, \V/M, of Port St.
Joe, failure to pay fine.




PS SJPD Report
COMMUNITY CONTROL VIOLATION
Timothy Judon Stewart, 41,
of Oak Grove. was arrested
v January 8Lh on an active warrant
for violation of community control
by Officers Ross Yowell and
James Norris. He was placed on
^ community control October' 25th
for possession of crack cocaine
and possession of drug parapher-
.i nalia and violated when his un-
nalysis test was positive for0
cannabiniods and opiates.
WARRANT ENFORCED
Julius Anthony Gathers. 30.
of Port St. Joe, was arrested by
Sergeant Troy Simmons January,
S 8th on an active warrant for viola-
* tfion of probation/community con-
- trol. He was placed on probation
January 2. 2001 for sale of con-
trolled substance (three counts)
and resisting arrest with violence
| and violated when he failed to
remain confined to his residence.
VIOLATED RESTRICTIONS
Wiflie J. Jenkins. 33, of Port
S St. Joe, was arrested January 8th
by Sergeant Simmons on a active
warrant' for violation of proba-
tion/community control. Placed
on probation. June 5. 2001 for
uttering a forged instrument, he
violated;,w'hen he failed to remain
confined to his residence.


POSSESSION, LICENSING CHARGES
Mark L. Slater. 30. of Port St.
Joe. was arrested January 11th
by Officer James Stephens for dnr-
ving while license are suspended
or revoked, possession of
cannabis (less than 20 grams).
and possession of drug parapher-
nalia. The officer observed Slater
traveling at a high rate of speed.
initiated a traffic stop. and further
investigation revealed the offens-
es.
UNDERAGE ALCOHOL POSSESSION
Andrew C. Beck, 20, of Port
St. Joe, was arrested January
.11th by Sergeant Simmons for
possession of alcoholic bever-
age(s) under the age of 21. He was
placed under arrest and trans-
ported to the Gulf County Jail.
FALSE ID LADS To ARREST
John P. Julius. 31. of Port St.
Joe. was arrested January 12th
by Officer Russell Burch. who was
assisting Deputy Malcolm Garrett
on a traffic stop. for giving false
identification (name and social
security number) to a law enforce-
ment officer. He was transported
to the Guilf County Jail without
incident to await first appearance.


Good Advice!
...from the Port St. Joe Police
Department "
We've all heard of horror sto-
ries about fraud that's committed
by using someone else's name,
social security number, credit
cards, etc. Here's some critical
information to limit the damage in
case this happens to you!
Place the personally identifi-
able contents of your wallet on a
photocopy machine, do both sides
of license, credit cards, etc., you
w-ill know what you had in your
; wallet and all of the account num-
bers and phone numbers, to call
and cancel. Keep the photocopy in
a safe place.
As everyone always advises,:
cancel your credit cards immedi-
;ately, but the key is having the
toll: free numbers and your card
numbers handy so you know
whom to call. Keep those where
you can find them easily.
File a police report immedi-
ately in. the jurisdiction where it
was stolen, this proves to credit
providers you were diligent and is
the first step toward an investiga-
tion.
Call the three national credit
reporting organizations immedi-
ately to place a fraud alert on your
,name and social security number.
Contact numbers are: Equifax 1-
800-525-6285; Experian (former-
ly TRW) 1-888-397-3742; Trans
Union 1-800-680-7289; ,and
Social Security Administration
(fraud line) 1-800-269-0271.


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2002 Miss Valentine

Pageant in Wewahitchka


The Gulf County Senior citi-
zens and the Wewahitchka
Elementary School are proud to
announce the 2002 Valentine
Pageant will be held on February
9th at 7:00 p.m. CT at the
Wewahitchka Elementary School
Commons Area. All of the practice
sessions will be there starting:
February 6th at 3:00 p.m. CT.
The pageant is open to all
Gulf County high school girls age
13 and above. This pageant Is also
open to all preschool girls age two
and above. The entry fee is $10.
All participants will receive a tro-
phy.
Applications may be picked

Republicans Meet
The January meeting of the
Gulf County Republican Party will
be held at Butler's Restaurant on
Monday, January 21st at 7:00
p.m. ET. John Hendry from the
St. Joe Company will be the
speaker. All interested Republi-
cans are welcome to attend.


Gulf 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.
Allen Cox; State Republican
Committeeman, will address the
group. Light horse d'oeuvres will
be served.
Cost to attend the meeting is
S $6.00 per person. Call 647-2923
to make reservations. :


Boyd Staffer in
Port St. Joe
A member of Congressman
Allen Boyd's staff will be visiting
Port St. Joe on the 3rd Friday of
every month so that the people of
Gull County will have the oppor-
tunity to discuss in person issues
of concern to them.
Congressman Boyd's staff has
been trained to assist con-
stituents with a variety of issues'
related to various federal agen-
.cies. It is important to the con-
gressman' that his staff makes
themselves available to those who
are not able to travel to either his
Panama City or Tallahassee
offices.


up In Wewahitchka at the
Elementary or high school office,
the Port St. Joe High School
offices, and both locations of
North Florida Child Development
The deadline for applications
is 3:00 p.m. CT February
6th-there will be no exceptions.
The Senior citizens want to be
sure the program is accurate and
late entries cause confusion and
lots of extra work.
The training sessions are
attached to the application. The
Senior Citizens thank all of the
school administrative staff for
their support.


Office hours will 1
Friday, January 18 fro
a.m. until 11:30 a.m. El
downstairs conference roo
Gulf County Courthouse.


The Creative
Club News
The Creative Club met on
January' 7th at the Dalkeith
Baptist Church for their first
meeting in 2002, with teachers.
Deloris Webb and Laurie Cobb.
Members Mary Lowley, Betty
Rich, Mary Lou Rogers, Rosie
Sherrish, Ruth Hammond, and
iTweeda McGlon were present.
Mary Lowley served her deli-
cious Amish, cake with Laurie
Cobbs' excellent coffee.
The Club meets every Monday
night -from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Travel For Fun

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Concert at MCC -
Childlike Consulting presents Celebrates 5th


Mr. Al-Live In Concert on
Tuesday, February 12. The perfor-
be held mance is at 9:45 a.m. CT at the
m 9:00 ; Marina Civic Center in Panama
T in the City. For ticket information call
)m of the 800/487-6725, or visit www.mral
music.com.


Do You Want To Robertson Thanks


Learn To Read?
S It's never too late you're
never too old! The Gulf County.
SPublic Library Literacy Programs
provide assistance to all persons
interested in learning to read.
Instruction is primarily delivered
-in a one-to-one setting;, but small'
group sessions .are used when
requested.
The, north county learning
site is located in the annex beside
the. Wewa Community Center.
This space is donated through a
partnership with Gulf County
Elder Care.
The south county, learning
center is housed inside the Port
St. Joe branch of the library.
Instructions is offered in Adult
'Basic Edication, GED instruc-
tion, Family Literacy, :and
'Workforce Development. .These
programs have been funded in
part under the provisions of the
Library Services and Technology
Act, from the Institute of Museum
and Library Services, adminis-.,
tered by the State Library of
Florida and are FREE of charge to
all who participate.
Morning and evening sessions
are available for learners at either -
location. Overstreet Volunteer Fire
Department and Wewahitchka
Library provide other safe sitesJ
While safe site sessions are
encouraged home visits are made
for those families who have no
transportation, no daycare. or
. health problems that prevent '
them from visiting a center. Call
227-7481 or 639-4646 for more
information.


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..* REGISTRATION *

Saturday, January 26th & Saturday,
February 2nd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. an
Thursday, January 31st from 5 to 8 p.m.
the Stac House on 8th Street in Port St.
All new players must bring a copy of their birth
certificate to registration. The cost is $45.00
per player, regardless of age.
A $5.00 discount will be given to each additional fami member.

PUBLIC MEETING
THURSDAY, JANUARY 17th 6:30 PM STAC HOUSE
for Coaches, Parents & Anyone interested in the program! / .'
Voice Ideas & Opinions! Conduct Elections!


The family of Emory Robert-
son wishes to thank everyone for
the many cards, visits, arid flow-'
ers during our time of grief.
A special thanks to the mem-
bers of the First Baptist Church
for the dinner they provided us.
Thank you again.
Nadine Robertson
Rick Robertson
Sharon Sumner


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Justin Ryan Martin .cele-
brated his fifth birthday on
January 9th with cupcakes at
school with all of his friends and
teachers. That night he partied
with his Noni. and Mem. And
finally' he celebrated at Chuck E
Cheese's with guests Mommy and
.Daddy, sissy Chy, NaNa, PaPa
and Uncle JJ and his best friend
Haley.
Justin's parents are Stacy
and Michelle Hanlon; grandpar-
ents are Gerald and Alice Martin
of Port St., Joe, and Gene and
Betty Sue Hanlon of Wewahitch-
ka. Great-grandparents are
Norman and Margene Martin o6f
Howard Creek, Bessie Goff of
,Highland View and Frances
Hanlon of Wewahitchka.


FSU's International Adult
Cultural Programs take those
with a never-ending love of learn-
ing around the globe for personal
enrichment, continuing education
or college credit. The tours are led
by prominent FSU faculty mem-
bers with strong ties to the cul-
tures in which they are traveling.
"Since .Sept. 11 many
Americans have a greater aware-
ness of the importance of under-
standing other peoples and
cultures. We believe that partic-
ipating in the adult cultural pro-
gram -gives Americans a better
understanding : of the world in
which they live," said Jim Pitts,
director of FSU's International
Programs.
'The program was created to ,
give adults who would like the,
opportunity to visit some of the
most exciting destinations in the
world.the opportunity to do so. We
had many adults in the area Who
loved to travel and enjoyed learn-
ing about the countries they vis-
ited. However.- they did not
necessarily want to take exams'
from a sutdent study course or -
travel alone without the advan-
tage of. a knowledgeable. personal
guide."
Travelers this summer can
live, in Oxford University's Christ
Church College, a 16th century
institution 90 minutes from
London. where Locke. W.H.
Auden. Shelley and others stud-
i ed.


Or take backstage tours and
attend performances at London's
finest theaters with the FSU
School of Theatre. This trip
includes a visit to Shakespeare's
home and tickets for eight or nine
premier productions.
Study Vietnamese culture
and civilization including visits to
several national landmarks in Ho
(See Travel on Page 5B)

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some of London's most famous
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treatment, substance abuse,
HIV/AIDS, domestic violence and
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lived during the 1880s.
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Merging Finances For Newlyweds


The honeymoon is over, the
gifts are opened, the thank you
notes are looming, you're back at.
work and the bills are waiting. So
how do you and your spouse
merge your finances and begin a
life of married bliss?
Arguing with a spouse or
partner about money is one of the'
top three. things that worry
Americans the most about their
personal finances. For newlyweds,
your finances (or lack thereof) still
need to be addressed. Although it
can be stressful, time-consuming
and a little overwhelming, merg-
ing finances doesn't have to be a
negative experience. The following,
tips are for newlyweds hoping to
live happily ever after:
Know where you are headed.
Even before you walk down the
.aisle, you: and your, soon-to-be
spouse should share the intimate
details of your financial life. You
may find that both of you hate
financial planning, but that does-
n't mean that avoiding it together
makes it any easier.
To change or not to change.
Some couples stay with their
.given names, some women
replace their middle name with
their maiden name, some couples
hyphenate and others create a
completely new last name. It's up
to you. However. if you are going
to change your name, take the
time to update records' identifica-
tion and other important docu-
ments.
Let the government in onyour
good news. If you change your
name, you will also need to-
update your Social Security card,'
.,preferably before tax season
comes around. Visit the Social
Security Administration's web site
:at ww-w.ssa.gov for more informa-
tion. but be prepared to provide
information documenting your





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new and old names. You can
expect to receive your new card in
10 days showing your new name
but with your same number.
If you don't take time to
change your,Social Security card
or decide riot to change your
name, the IRS assures you that
you can still file taxes as "Married
Filing Jointly." For answers to
questions on how to file as a mar-
ried couple, visit www.irs.gov.
You'll also need to take a trip
to your Department of.' Motor
Vehicles to update your driver's
license. Call ahead. or visit
wv-.dmv.org for details on docu-
mentation your state requires.
That little piece .of paper.
Don't put that marriage certificate
away in a special place where "you
%won't forget it." Chances are that
your favorite financial representa-
tives weren't able to .make it to
'your wedding, and, even if they
did, they will need to see the cer-
tificate to confirm that you did
indeed tie the knot if you want to
change your accounts.
Pictures of you at the recep-
tion cutting the cake won't work
'"either. Even airline frequent flyer
programs have been known to
request it before updating your
records with a new married name,
so make sure to keep it handy.
Consolidation may save you
money. You may find it easier to
have separate rather than consol-
idated accounts because its eas-
ier to keep track of w\Tltten checks.
and you don't have to share a
physical checkbook..' But you
might incur more bank and check
fees, so senously consider merg-
ing your accounts instead.
If' you do consolidate. try
using checkbooks that have
duplicate records and leaving the
check register in a centraJl loca-
tion. Then you and your spouse
can. record the checks, with-
draw als and deposits in one place.
Make a date. Once you are
married. ,ou and spouse can still
make dates with one another.
Flirting during the date may take
second fiddle while you discuss
financial planning. but you will
probably have .more fun in the
long run. Decide on'a good time to
discIuss finances and then make it
part of your married monthly rou-
tine.
During your financial date.
review bills. expenses. spending.
saving or investing and income.


These meetings are also a time to
clear the air about any financial
concerns you each may have and
can easily lead to deeper discus-
sions about career goals,' division
of responsibilities in the home
and larger financial gbals; so lis-
ten carefully.
Auto and health insurance
could save you money. Marriage is
a good reason to re-evaluate your
Sauto and health insurance 'cover-
age. Review the types of insurance
available to make sure you're both
covered. If you both have vehicles,
you may be eligible for a multiple-'
vehicle discount if you get your
policies from the same insurance
provider. Just getting married
may decrease your insurance pre-
mium, too. Check. -around for
competitive quotes while you're at
it .+ i,, ., . . .. ;,
If you're both employed and
receive.medical benefits from your
employers, you may want to con-
sider whether it would be advan-
tageous to consolidate under one.
plan or maintain your individual
plans. Review your plan docu-
ments or talk to.' your. benefits
administrator to find out what
options are available.
More insurance options for,
married folks. Although these top-
ics are unpleasant to consider,,
-,,you may also want to find out if
,your employer. offers'.disability
incomee insurance, a guarantee of
*income in the event of a disabling
illness or accident, and life insur-1
ance. Disability. income and life
insurance are things no one likes
to think about, but when an acci-
dent' or premature death occurs,
;they can greatly reduce financial
worries dunng difficult times..,
'Life insurance is easiest to get
(and most affordable) when you're
young and healthy. so- don't put it
off until -you're older. If either of.
you have existing life and disabil- ,.
ity income insurance policies,
change the beneficiary designa-
tion to include your spouse once
you're married. You may also
'.want to consider umbrella and
term insurance. .
.Where .there's, a will ... 'Now
may be the first time in your life:
that you've ever needed a will. In
the case of a married couple with
J no children. a quick' trip to a
lawyer can put your mind at ease
that your assets will be divided
the way you 'want- should 'some-
thing happen to one or both of
,you. That visit imay, last. a little
longer,, but. is eyen. more. imspor-
tant. if either bf you has children


from a previous relationship.
Dividing financial and per-
sonal assets among children can
be sensitive and may raise issues
'that are difficult to think about.
Are all the children treated the
same or are there special circum-
stances that make it fairer to treat
some, children differently? Your
children will 4'thank you after
you're gone for dealing with these
issues now..
Promises. promises, prom-
ise.....You have promised to love
one another until "death do you
part." Now make some additional
promises to help you now and in
the future. Promise to consult one
another before making a major
purchase. Set a price on what's
okay to purchase before a discus-
sion needs to take place.
Use credit responsibly.
Debtors Anonymous is not look-
ing for, new members. And work
together to build a financially sta-
ble future for you and any chil-
dren you may be responsible for.

Same Time, Next
Year At GCCC

The. Visual. and Performing
Arts Division of Gulf Coast
Community College will present a
production of "Same Time, Next
Year." on January 25 and 26 at
7:30 p.m. and on January 27 at
2:.30 p.m. in the Amelia Center
'Theatre on campus.
Tammy Woods, a sophomore
theatre major. and Michael Clark.
portray the characters in the two-
Sperson play. "Same Time, Next
Year," is' MsI Woods graduation
project and is directed by Riisr
Garner, coordinator of technical
services and support at GCCC.
The stor.'is 'of two married
people who meet by chance at a
seaside hotel in 1951 and have a'
brief encounter which develops,
into an annual affair lasting for
decades. The play reflects a
changing America, including the
Vietnam war, as well as the ups
and downs in the characters' mar-
riages. '
"Same Time, :Next Year" pre-:,
miered inNew York in 1975 and
featured Charles Grodin and Ellen
Burstyn, who / subsequently
"starred .with .Alan Alda in the
mooie version. The play was per-'
formed 1,453 times on Broadway
'and has been a' staple of small
regional and local playhouses.
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$10 :


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 arid 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.
SPreliminary 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 County.
Preliminary Plat Approval for St. Joe Timberland, Tax
ID #0775-00R, 8 474 acres in Section 28,. Township 5
South, Range 9 West, Gulf County, Florida, a 12 unit
subdivision subject to all development regulations
required by Gulf 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.


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VFW Supports H. V Fire Department
On Tuesday, January 8th, at its monthly meeting the John C.
Gainous VFW Post #10069 donated a $500 check to the Highland
View Volunteer Fire Department "in memory" of the firefighters
in New York who lost their lives in the September 11th tragedy.
Shown in the photo above is Commander Rick Armstrong pre-
senting the check to the Assistant Fire Chief Marty Posey.


Green Thumb
The nation's leading provider
of training and employment for
older workers changed its name to
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The name Green' thumb
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Employment, which helps low-
income seniors secure meaningful
employment.
In the past ten years added
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an e-commerce web site, and
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Oak Ridge Boys in Concert Feb. 2


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Time for Softball
Registration
It's time for softball registra-
tion! There will be three sign-uLps.
and the cost is $45 per child with
a $5. discount for each additional
family member. You will need to
bring a copy of your child's birth'
'certificate with you.
The registrations will. be held
at the Stac House on ,8th Street on
Saturday. January 26 from 9:00
- to 3:00; Thursday. Januan '31
from 5:00 to S:00: and Saturday
February 2 from 9:00 to 3-00.


Y There will also be a public
meeting on Thursday, January 17
at 6:30 at the Stac House for
coaches, parents, and anyone else
who is interested in the program.,
This is your chance to voice your
ideas and opinions and- they look
'forward to hearing from you..
Officers will be elected so
please make it a pnronty to attend.
If you have any questions, you
can contact Sandy Pope, Presi-
dent. at 227-7314 after 5:00 p.m.


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THURSDAY, JANUARY 10TH
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play with Thursday night's 56-28
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'PORT ST. JOE 85, APALACHICOLA 62
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12TH
The Tiger Sharks won the
battle of the Sharks Saturday
night. defeating Apalachicola 85-
62 in 'the Dome.' Port St. Joe
rebounded from a 16-15 deficit at
the end of the first quarter,
outscoring Apalach 28-15 to take
a 43-31 lead into halftime. The
Tiger Sharks then outscored the
Sharks 42-31 in the second half.
Isaiah Jenkins led the Tiger
Sharks with a game high 33
points, eight rebounds. three
steals, four assists and two

Lady Sharks I
PORT ST. JOE 22. R. F. MUNROE 50
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11TH
The Port St. Joe Lady Sharks
dropped to 5-6 overall on the
season with Friday night s 50-22
loss to R. F. Munroe. The Lady
Bobcats jumped out to a 20-5
lead by the end of the first
quarter, then extended their lead
to 36-8 by halftime.
Kayla Jefferson led the Lady
Sharks with eight points, while
Carah Brock added six.
Murray scored a game high
21 points to lead the Lady
Bobcats.
Score by Quarters


blocked shots. Ray Bailey Followed
with IS points, eight assists and
two steals: while Prince Jones
added 15 points, three assists
and two steals. Woodrow Cherry
grabbed seven rebounds for the
Tiger Sharks (10-8).
Port St. Joe will host Mosley
Friday night at 7:30 ET in the
Dome.' then travel to Greensboro
on Saturday at 8:00 for a District
3-2A game.
Score by Quarters
Apalach 16 15 19 12 62
Sharks 15 28 22 20 85
PSJ (85)- Ray Bailey 18. Prince
Jones 15. Bo Lenox 2. Isaiah
Jenkins 33, Woodrow Cherry 9.
and Dustin Crews S.

3rop Two
Bobcats 20 16 7 7 50
Sharks 5 3 4 10 22
PSJ (22)- Kayla Jefferson 8,
Carah Brock 6. Santana Hams 4.
Shawna Bond 2. and Laura
Hansen 2.
PORT ST. JOE 35, LIBERTY Co. 49
FRIDAY, JANUARY I1TH
The Lady Sharks got off to a
slow start in Tuesday night's 49-
35 loss to Liberty County in a
District 3-2A game. Port St. Joe
rebounded from a 33-11 first half
deficit, outscoring the Lady
Bulldogs 24-16 in the second
half.


Kayla Jefferson (21) lays in
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Shawna Bond led the Lady),
Sharks (5-7, 0-4) with eight
points. Santana Harris and Laura
Hansen each added seven points
respectfully.
Leanne Nobles led Liberty
County with a game high 20
points.
The Lady Sharks host
Blountstown Thursday night at
6:30 ET in a district game; travel
to Freeport Fnday for a 6:30
game; then host Greensboro
Tuesday at 6:30 in another
district match-up.
Score by Quarters
Bulldogs 10 23 9 7 49
Sharks 5 6 13 11 35
PSJ (35)- Shawna Bond 8.
Santana Hams 7. Laura Hansen
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Gators Post Two Wins


WEWAHITCHKA 86, CHAiTAHOOCHEE 52
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11TH
The Wewahitchka Gators
improved to 10-3 overall and 4-0
in District 3-A play with Fnday
night's 86-52 victory over
Chattahoochee. The Gators led
39-23 at intermission, then
outscored Chattahoochee 47-29
in the second half of play.
Brandon Jones led all scorers
with a game high 21 points.
Derrick Williams followed with 16
points: J. R. Williams had 14; Pete
Taunton had 13; while John
Curtis Gates and Byron Jones
each chipped in 11.
Score by Quarters
Gators 20 19 23 24 86
Chatt. 9 14 14 15 52
WEWA (86)- Pete Taunton 13.
Brandon Jones 21, Derrick
Williamrs 16. Myron Vann 2, John
Curtis Gates 11, Ryan Baker 2,
Byron Jones 11, and J. R.
Williams 14.
CHATT. (52)- Goodson '10,
Singleton 4. Hanna 17, Dayle 5,
Travis 8, and White 8.
WEWAHITCHKA 61, PONCE DE LEON 54
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12TH
The Gators traveled to
Niceville Saturday evening to
participate in the Adidas/Subway
Shootout held at Okaloosa Walton
Community College. Wewahitchka
led 33-24 at halftime, then held
on for a 61-54 victory over Ponce
de Leon.
Pete Taunton led the Gators
(11-3) with 18 points. Brandon
Jones had 15 points, while
Derrick Williams added 11.
The Gators will host Blouint-
stown Thursday night at 7:30 CT;:
R. F. Munroe Friday night at 7:30;
and Chattahoochee Tuesday
night at 7:30. Both R. F. Munroe
and Chattahoochee will be
District 3-A match-ups.
Score by Quarters
Gators 17 16 12 16 61
PDL 8 16 12 18 54
WEWA (61)- Pete Taunton 18,


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Lady Gators
WEWAHITCHKA 32, CHATTAHOOCHEE 72
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11TH
The Wewahitchka Lady
Gators suffered a 72-32 District
3-A loss to Chattahoochee Friday.
night. The Lady Gators trailed 46-
14 at halftime. then were'
outscored 26-18 in the second
half.
Lindsey Carter led the Lady
Gators with 14 points.
Score by Quarters
Gators 10 4, 4 14 32
Chatt. 22 24 18 8 72
WEWA (32)- Kim McMillion 4.
Lindsey Carter 14. Judith
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Mooneyham 2. Angie Padgett 4,
and Jade Gaskin 2.
CHATT. (72)- Brantley 1.
Goodson 2, Taylor 8, Presha 18,
Taylor 4. Stevens 29, Collins 10.
WEWAHITCHKA 28, FAMU 73
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11TH
The Lady Gators dropped in
District 3-A play with Monday
night's 73-28 loss to FAMU High.
Wewahitchka trailed 34-11 at
halftime, then were outscored 41-
17 in the second half of play.
Lindsey Carter led the Lady
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ewahitchka will travel to R.
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Rattlers 18 16 27 14 --73
Gators 5 6 7 10 --28
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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2002 PAGE 1B



Looking Back In Coastal Times


Noses wrinkled when pressed
close to the lye soap. Cracklins
were a real curiosity. And an
explanation of a courtin' candle
brought snickers.
'But at the end of the day
Friday 491 people, mostly ele-
mentary school students from


Gulf and Franklin counties, had a
better understanding of what life
was like for residents of the
Unforgettable Coast in 1838.
The kindergarten through
fifth graders visited the
Constitution Convention Museum
State Park in Port St. Joe and got


their glimpse of the past through
the eyes of interpreters from the
state park system. Park Manager
Anne Harvey and state park staff
demonstrated survival skills like
sewing, butter churning, soap
making, candle dipping, render-
ing, turpentine distilling, and
even sour mash distilling.
These skills, Ms. Harvey said,
were those needed by pioneers in
1838 (at the time of the
Constitutional Convention) to
survive in this area.
This was the fourth time for
the living history demonstrations,
but the first time Franklin County
schools had joined. She said the
park's personnel likes to add a
few things every couple of years to
keep ,the demonstrations fresh
and expect to demonstrate a can-
non or black powder shooting and
"shape note singing" next year.
Interpreters were Mary Jones,
sewing; Sandra Cashes, butter


churning; Anne and Ernestine
Harvey, outdoor cooking; Donna
Staryak, soap making; Bonnie
Allen, candle dipping; Callan
Ritchie, sour mash whiskey dis-
tilling; William Wilkinson, turpen.
tine making; Kelly Banta and
Robert Uptagrafft, rendering and
cracklin' making; and Cindy
Emrich, games.


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Karen Odom's fourth grade class from PSJ Elementary learns
about making turpentine from William Wilkinson.

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Carla McGhee's third grade class from Faith Christian School
gets a close-up look at making sour mash whiskey from Allan /
Ritchie.-


Ernestine Harvey joins her daughter Ann Harvey, park man- '
ager of St. Joseph State Park and Constitution Convention
Museum State Park, -to demonstrate outdoor cooking to--the---. There w.asnoGaar.Penny.s'store in 1838, so clothes were
fourth grade Port St. Joe Elementary class of DeEtta Smallwood, made at home. Mary Jones shows how that was done to Karen
which is studying Florida History. Odom's fourth grade class.


Bonnie Allen shows Faith Christian School third grade class
and teacher Carla McGhee how candles would have been made in
1838 Port St. Joe.


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Robert Uptagrafft and Kelly Banta, of Florida Parks Service,
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Lawrence's Wewahitchka fifth grade' class.


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Brenda Wood's Port St. Joe Elementary fourth grade class.
gets tips in soap making from Donna Staryak.


Jesse McCroan, of Mrs. Smallwood's PSJ fourth grade class,
takes a turn at trying to roll a hoop. Cindy Emrich gave Gulf and
Franklin County elementary students a lesson ii play, circa
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'Robert Freeman, Jr.
Robert Ray Freeman, Jr. of
Port St. Joe died Wednesday,
January 9 in a local hospital. He
was preceded in death by his
father, Robert R. Freeman, Sr.
He received an honorable dis-
charge from the U.S. Army and
moved to Port St. Joe in 1960
from St. Louis, Michigan. He was
a former plant manager at Basic
Maghesia Corp. and retired as a
chemical engineer consultant. He
was a member of the First United.
Methodist Church of Port St. Joe
where he sang in the choir. He
was active in many civic organiza-
tion, a charter member with
involvement in the building of the
St. Joe Country Club.
He is survived by his wife,
Greta Freeman of Port St. Joe; his
mother, Lycia Freeman of
Nashville, TN; sons, Robert
Freeman III and Pam of
Crawfordville, and Eric and Clara
Freeman of Port St. Joe; daugh-
ters, Cindi and Fred Young of
Tallahassee, Diane and Kris
Furstenberg of Newnan, GA., and
Joanne Flanagan of Port St. Joe;
grandchildren, Casey, Alex,
Chelsea, and Madelyn Flanagan;
Lauren and Josey Freeman;
Jennifer Smith; Kristen Young;
Stefani, Kristina, and Elizabeth
Furstenberg; brother, Tom and
Retha Freeman; sisters, Barbara
and Bob Leavitt; Geri Freeman,
Cathy and Mike Carvell. I
Funeral services were held
Friday, January 11 at 11:.00 a.m.
ET at the First United Methodist
Church with the Rev. Jessie
Evans officiating. Interment fol-
lowed in the Holly Hill Cemetery.
Those who wish may make
contribution in memory of Mr.
Freeman to the First United
Methodist Church.

Leonard Matlock, Jr.
Leonard A. Matlock, Jr., a res-
ident of Dalkeith, died Saturday,
January 12. ata local hospital. He
was a native of Gardend'ale,
Alabama and has been a resident.
of the \VWewahitchka area for the
past .34 years. He attended
Auburn University and was a
communications engineer, a' vet-
eran of the U:S. Navy and a life-
long member' of the Church of
Christ. He was. a volunteer
Emergency Technician ,with the
Wewahitchka Ambulance, a mem-
ber of the Dalkeith Volunteer Fire
Department, and' a strong sup--
porter of the Wewahitcha Public
Library.
Surviving are his wife, Ann S.,
Matlock of Dalkeith; two sons,
George V. Matlock and Jeryl:.of
Tallahassee, and Leonard
Augusta Matlock, III and Patricia
of Conesus, NY; grandchildren,
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Whitfield McNair and Alan of
Wewahitchka; a niece, Kendyl
Whitfield Sparkman, and two
nephews, Joseph Kenneth
Whitfield III, and Jason Matlock
Whitfield.
Graveside services were held
at 3:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January
15 at Buckhorn Cemetery.
Interment followed.

Ruth A. House
Ruth A. House, 62 of Mexico
Beach, passed away Tuesday,
January 8 at her home.,, She was
born in Havana and lived in the
Beaches area most of her life. She
was a member of the Oak Grove
Assembly of God Church, an
active member of the American
Cancer Society and a wonderful
mother.
Surviving are her children,
Darrell Patton of Port St. Joe, Dale
and Angela Patton' of Panama
City, Willie and Rhonda House of
Wewahitchka, Bobby and Angelia
House of Highland View, and
Vikki House of Mexico Beach;
grandchildren, Sarah, Jessica,
Jenny, Jeff, Zachary, Daniel,
Alan, Randall, Jessica, Cassidy,
Daniel, Logan, and Geremye; and
two brothers, James Jones and
Leroy Jones of Oak Grove.' ,
Funeral serves were held
Saturday, January 12 at 3:Q00
p.m. ET at the Oak Grove
'Assembly of God Church with the
Rev. Datid Fernandez officiating.
Intermerit followed at the Holly
Hill Cemetery.


Tina Hamilton of Brinson, Ga,
David and Kim Hamilton of
Dothan, AL, and Shane and Lori
Hewett of Wewahitchka; three sis-
ters, Tammy Wells and Brittany
Hewett of Wewahitchka, and
Tonya and Randy Mathis of
Havana; special uncles and
aunts, Leon and Tina Brogdon of
Donalsonville, GA, and Curtis and
Helen Deese of Malone; special
nieces and nephews; a great-
niece, cousins, friends, and
uncles and aunts.
Funeral services were held
Sunday, January 13 at Friend-
ship Baptist Church with the Rev.
Johnny Newton. Burial was in
Collins Chapel Cemetery.

Ricky Armstrong,
Ricky Eugene Armstrong, 48
of Eastpoint, died Wednesday,
January 9 at Tallahassee.
Memorial Hospital in Tallahassee.
He was a native of Port St. Joe,
moving to 'Eastpoinrit from Ft.
Worth, TX 13 years ago. He was a
truck driver and a member of the
Eastpoint Church of God. He was
preceded in death by his parents,
Walter E. and Estelle Armstrong.
Surviving are his wife,, Angle
Aimstrong of Eastpoint; daughter,
Mandee Armstrong; two stepsons,
Michael and Shawn Carpenter;
two, brothers, Ben 'and Helen
Armstrong, and Clarence and
Gwen Armstrong of Panama City;
four 'sisters, Sarah and Gerald
Byrd of White'City, Melba. and
Earl Peak of Highland View, Betty
'and Gene Hanlori of Wewahitch-
ka, and Jeanette Armstrong of
Panama City; a host of nieces,
nephews, family and friends.
Funeral services were held
Saturday, January' 12 at East-
point Church of God.


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Wewahitchka. ..died Friday,
January 11 at his residence. Born
in Donalsonville, GA, he was a for-
mer manager of the Marianna E-Z
Serve Convenience Store and a
member of the Collins Chapel
Baptist Church. He was preceded
in death by his father, Aaron
Hewett in 1993.
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Minnie Mixon and stepfather.
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Gulf Pines Hospital Auxiliary.
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daughter, Jane Carol and.Ferrell
Allen of Port St. "Joe; grandchil-
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Stephen Ferrell and Debbie Allen,
William Joseph and Judy Allen,
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Church, conducted by Fr. Tom
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start.
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There will be a Silent Auction
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*. The high school has started
the new S.S.R. program to make
better readers out of the students.
Students read for ten minutes on
every day but Wednesday.
Students, don't forget your-reading
materials.
Port St. Joe High School would
like to congratulate the seniors
who have been accepted into, col-
lege this week. Lisa Curry will be
continuing her career at Princeton
University. Maclain Howse will be
inr Tallahassee studying at Florida
State University. Rob Dykes will be
joining the Navy and then he will
gd to Florida State University for
four years..
; For any seniors Who plan to go
to college and have not taken his
or her SATs or ACTs you need to
register to take them. Also do not
forget about those college applica-
tiois and the scholarship applica-
tions. This is very important to do
because if you don't you probably
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High School
by Dr. Bill Truby
W. welcome to the Second
Semester We are back on track
and clicking on all cylinders.
S Students received their
schedules and updated hand-
books at TAP last Tuesday.
Schedule changes are available
'for only a couple of days as time
I lost from changing classes puts
students at risk of not succeeding
in the new course.
Report cards for last semester
.were sent home with the students
S n January 16th. Please contact
us immediately if you do not
receive a report card and a
Newsletter and some other hand-
outs.
The Gold Card party will take
place on 1he 23rd of this ironth.
S.-'-HSCT make'-up tests 'ill' be
: cdmmnistered on-January 15-17.
Ninth and 12th graders are
invited to attend a Martin Theater
S presentation on January 29th.
Students must be sure to bring
their money and permission slips.
There is no school on January
S st in honor of Dr. Martin Luther
King. Jr.
S', The boys' basketball team
takes on FAMU at home on
uesday. Blountstown at home on
T" ursday. and Munroe at home
on Friday. Meanwhile, the girls
S ill be away at Munroe on
Thursday.
Congratulations are in order
for our football players who made'
All-state Honorable Mention. They
S are MNron Vann, Chris Nelson
and Brandon Jones.
The Middle School Task Force
will have its next meeting on
January 28th.
i Please plan on attending our
next School Advisory Council
., meeting which will be held on
January 29th at 6:30 p.m. Rather
than have our normal meeting
set up, we will be focusing on the
future of Block Scheduling at
WHS 'and PSJHS. We really need
to.have your input or at least your
presence here with us. The school
biard will be here to hsten to
what we have to say as they pre-
pare to decide the future of sched-
I tling for our high school stu-
dents. Next month we will return
t our normal agenda of reviewing
our budget and focusing on the
S needs of the future.
Softball practice/tryouts will
begin on January 22nd.
SThe all-district band mem-
bers have been announced. They
are Clark Cutchin.. Abbie Harris,
Sarah Grimes, Ernest Ake. Ricky
1iamoran. Jeff Yoder, Amy
M1ehaus, and Brandon Rouse.,
They will perform at Marianna in
January : "-
SWHS extends 'its corigratula-,
t jns to its Dreamers and Doers
representatives' Lindsey Carter
from the high school and Megan
Whitfield from the middle school.,
These students will now go on to
compete at the district level for
the right to travel to Orlando for
State honors.
', Speaking, of state rests, did,
ybu know that we will be taking
an FCAT Science test? This year it
S is being "field tested" with our 8th
graders.. In the future, it will, be


required for graduation. And they
say that history is not far':
behind....
The Annual Valentine's Day
Pageant is scheduled for February
9th at WES. Students may pick
up, information at the WHS office.


accepted into the college you want.
There will be a financial aid
workshop for the seniors and their
parents on January the 22 at 5:30
p.m. in the Media Center. Bring
your parents along and you will
receive 5 Gulf County Scholarship
points for parent attendance. You
can also learn general information
about financial aid without having
to attend Gulf Coast.
The. varsity girls basketball
team will be playing Blountstown
on the 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the
Dome. On Friday they will travel to
Freeport for a game at 6:00 p.m.
Then on Tuesday they will host
Greensboro at 6:30.
The boys basketball team will
be hosting Mosley on the 18. The
junior varsity game starts at 6:00
and the varsity game starts at
7:30. On Saturday the 19 they will
travel to Greensboro where the
junior varsity plays at 6:30 and
the varsity at 8:00. Please come
show your school spirit and sup-
port our hardworking .basketball
teams.
There will be a varsity football
banquet on February 4th in the
lunchroom at 6:30. This will honor
the hard effort that our team has
put forward this year. Please come
and show your support for the
leaving seniors and the remaining
players.


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by Cindy Belin
Congratulations to Brennis
Bush, Port St. Joe Elementary
'School's Walt Disney Dreamers
and Doers Award nominee.
: Report cards were sent home
on January 16. If you would like
to schedule a parent/teacher con-
ference, please call 227-1221.
Parent Alert: if you have had
a change of address and/or
phone number please notify the
front office.
School will not be held on
Monday, January 21 in obser-
vance of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day.


Progress reports for this grad-
ing oenod will 'be sent home on
February 8. If you would like to
schedule a parent/teacher confer-
ence, please call 227-1221.
'All fourth graders will take
the Florida Writes test on
Tuesday. February 12.
School will be dismissed at
11:30 on Wednesday, February
13.
School will not be held on
Monday, February 18 to observe
Presidents' Day.
Students in kindergarten
through fifth grades will test dur-
ing the week of March 11-14 as
part of school-wide testing.


by Elizabeth Kilbourn
It's been another busy week
here at PSJMS: here are some of
the goings-on's: The 8th grade
students of the week are Cori
Owens and Danielle Krasniqi. The
7th graders who fall into this cat-
egory are Warren Floyd and Sam
Denton. Finally, the 6th grade
students of the week are Ramon
Beard and Brittney Anderson.
Congratulations to you all!
Just a little reminder to the
8th graders: there are only 23


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days left until the FCAT writing!! I
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there are only 35 days' until the
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+4 jNews Column r
FqFaith Christian School
-Paz r s .


We thank all of you who have
been praying for Jackie Quarles.
Please continue to pray as. she
continues to improve. We look for-
ward to the time that she can
come back to school to take care
of all those things that only Miss
Jackie can do.
School is off and running,
again. We had, a good first week
after vacation. Vacation is good: it
is also good to be back in the pro-
ductive mode. One of the first
things to be done is to determine
which student will represent
Faith Christian in the county
spelling bee next week.

VFW held. It's great to see young
people who love our country and
aren't afraid to show it.
Report cards were sent home
yesterday, and I hope only good
news was heard for the sake of
parents and students.
All the girls who signed up for
softball need to remember to
bnng your physical exam report
to Mrs. Dunn by the 28th of
January. Until you bring it, you
xwill not be able to practice.
The little-known fact for this
week is: In the state of Utah. it is
against the law to curse in front of
a dead person. I've heard of
strange laws. but what will the
dead person care?
That's all for this weekly I'm
sure no one will forget, but there
is no school Monday to celebrate
Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Day.


The field trips on Friday were
great. At the DeSoto Archaeolog-
ical Site' in Tallahassee, .grades
four through eight were. able to
visit several different.: stations,
Most of the students particularly
enjoyed the one on Indian camp
life. Other stations included the
armor 'used in de Soto's era. a
setup 'of de Soto's camp, and
archeological artifacts.
Kindergarten through grade
three had a lot of constructive fun
experiencing Living History Day
at the Constitution Park here in
St. Joe. Seeing the way things
used to be in the making of soap
and chitlins. cooking over a fire.
turpentining, etc., is not only
exciting and makes us thankful
for the conveniences we have, but
it should also influence us to be a
little more industrious.

On Monday, chapel was led
by Pastor Wade Hunt of the First
Church of the Nazarene. He pre-
sented a very effective demonstra-
tion of the effect of sin in our lives
and the effect of the forgiveness
that Christ gives us when we
come to Him.
School will not be in session
on Monday, January 21.
Faith Chnstian would like to
thank the John C. Gainous Post
of the VFW for their generous con-
tribution for playground equip-
ment. We would also like to reiter-
ate our gratitude to all who have
given of .themselves to make
things better this year.


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Gulfview lotlocated in Barrier Dunes. Great loca-
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First Tier lot located on Tiffany Beach Road in'
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Annual Celebration for Dr.


Martin Luthe]
The annual commemorative
program celebrating Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr. national holiday
will be held Friday, January 18, at
7:00 p.m. ET at Philadelphia-
Primitive Baptist Church located
on Avenue D. The guest speaker
will be.Rev. Barbara.Brinson, pas-
tor of Mt. Olive African' Methodist
Episcopal Church of Panama City.
The theme for this year's pro-
gram is "Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr: The American Dream". The
service will include singing by the
North Port St. Joe Community
Choir; ,dramatic and creative pre- -
sentations by the North Port St.
Joe Youth Initiative; a tribute to
Dr. King by the Mold-A-Male/
Female Youth Group; and a solo
by Mrs. Gloria Langston, What
.About the 'Children. Others
appearing on the program will be
Rev. Jessie Hawkins, Rev. Calvin
Griffin, Sr.,, Rev. Chester Davis,
Erica Merriel, Sally Jenkins, and
Sandra Addison. ,
Preceding the service a prayer
gathering and candle light march
will be held. The march will begin
at the corner of Avenue C and


r King Holiday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
at 6:30 p.m. and culminate at
Primitive Baptist Church.
The observances and activi-
ties, sponsored by the Association
for Community Action, are held
each. year to reflect the idea,
vision and life of Dr. King. His
dream is the American dream; he
dedicated his life to this dream .
we must work to keep this dream
alive.
The public is invited to come
out and take part in this annual
celebration of Dr. King's National
Holiday.

Trinity Day 20th
Philadelphia Primitive Baptist
Church will be .-observing its.
annual "Trinity Day" on Sunday,
January 20th at 11:00 a.m. Guest
speakers will be Robert Thomas,
Sandra Addison, and Audrey
Croom.
The membership invites
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part in this occasion. The church
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311 Columbus St. S.t. 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 am. Evening Worship 6 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Choir Practice 6 p.m. Prayer Meeting & Youth Group 7 p.m.
"0 taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed' is the man that 1'rustech in Him.
Please accept this invitation to join us in worship. God bless you '
Pastor David Nichols Church 647-5026 Home 769-8725'


First Pentecostal Holiness Church
2001 Garrison Avenue *' Port St. Joe
Pastor, Bro. Marcus H. Sturdivant Church Office 227-1493
Sunday School .......... ...... ..9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship.. .. . .. 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Service . . 6-30 p.m -
Wednesday.. . .. . 7:00 p m.
We Invite You to Come
Experience the Power of Pentecost With Us


First United Methodist Church
of Mexico Beach
S111 North 22nd Street Mexico Beach, FL 32410
Sunday Worship Services:
S Traditional ............................ ...... ................. 9:00 a.m., CT
Contemporary ...............................,...........:. 11:15 a.m., CT
Open 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

-+ ST. JAMES'

+ + EPISCOPAL CHURCH

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


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


Italian Dinner
Scheduled
The Altar Society of Our Lady
of Guadalupe Catholic Church
will host its annual Italian Dinner
on Friday, January -18 from 4:30
until 6:30 CT. This event has been
widely enjoyed in past years, and
this year is expected to be no
exception.
The dinner will include salad,
pasta with meat. sauce, bread,
dessert and beverage. Advance
tickets are $6 for adults and $3
for. children. Tickets at the door
will be S7 for adults. Advance
tickets can be purchased at the
office of Pelican Walk Real Estate
on Highwy 98 in Mexico Beach or.
from any of the parishioners.
e hechurch is located on 15th
Street in Mexico Beach. If you
heed further information call 647-
3438.

Choir Anniversary
The Gospel Choir of New
Bethel A.M.E. Church will cele-
brate their sixth anniversary on
Sunday, January 20 at 5:00 p.m.
Pastor Calvin.Griffin, Sr., and
Minister of Music, Herbert Beard,


APALACHICOLA
NORTHERN RAILROAD
A St. Joe Company



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

Annual Glaucoma
Screening Now
Covered by Medicare
Persons; determined to be at
high risk for glaucoma, individu-
als with a family history of glau-
coma, and individuals with
diabetes are now covered :under 'a
new provision to Medicare..
The service has to be fur-
nished by or under the supervi-
sion of an optometrist or
ophthalmologist who is legally
authorized to perform such ser-
vices in the state. ., ,
Glaucoma is an eve disease in
which the normal fluid pressure
inside the eyes slowly nses. lead-
ing to vision loss-even blindness.
Nearly 3 million people have glau-
coma, a leading cause of blind-
ness in the United States.
Although anyone can get glau-
coma, African Americans. are at:
higher ,risk,, especially between
the ages of 45 and 64.
For, more information call
1-800/633-4227.


extend an invitation to everyone to
come and enjoy a service of songs
and praises. The church is located
at 146 Avenue'C.


"The Churches of Christ Salute You",
Romans 16:16

The Wewahitchka Church of Christ
Meets At 2241 Hwy. 7. South, wVewahitchka
(1/4 Mile North of the Overstreet Road)
S(85,0) 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


4 -.A FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHU CH
St 508 Sixteenth Street 22--1"56
'"^ Sixteenth Street c
Sunday Worship ..... 10 a.m.
Fellowship Time .... 10:45 a.m. /'
Adult School .. ...... .11 I a.m.


*Sunday School .
*Young Children
eNursery Available
Pastor Revi. Reid Ca meron


Highway 71," Cecil Costmn Sr BId /


first Baptist Church


102 THIRD STREET *PORT ST. JOE
Brent Vickerv Parlior
Bv.dd"' Caswell .Benrlamr. Poberts
MAirimi, :-f ,lujac Educarior, A.lirirer :'.o Sudeni. '


Sunday School .. .. ...
Worship Service .;. .
Disciple Training .
Evening Worship .... .
Wednesday Prayer Meeting .


9-45 am
." 11:00 am
. 6 00 pm
. 7:00 pm
. 6:30 pm


"THE EXCITING PLACE TO WORSHIP"

Teaching the Truth of God's Word

FAITH BTBLE. CH4UR( C
801 20th Street Port St. Joe 229-6707
Dr. Bill Taylor, Pastor
Sunday ool . . . ... ... 10:00 a.m .
Sunday Morhing Service .. .. .. ..... ..., 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Evening Servi .. . 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting & Bible Study .. 7:00 p.m.
Home of FAITI- CURITIAN Cl-I0OL


Constitution anr (Monument
S. rtSt.oe "

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH


Sunday School .......... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship .. 11:00 a.m.


(850) 227-1724


Rev. Jesse Evans
PASTOR
C'-


Methodist Youth
Fellowship .... ......... 6:00 p.m.
Evening Worship ......... 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday Choir Practice ... 7:30 p.m.


Robert E. Downs, Jr. Diana Sealey
Choir Director Youth & Chlildren 'i Director I


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.


Humane Society ,
Currently available for didop-
ion at the Humane Society are
Bobo-beautiful male bnndle (pic-
tured): Trooper-4 mo. old gold col-
\ored collie mix male: King-male
malamute mix; Qzzie-8 to 10 mo.
old male terrier type. favors
Airedale: Spice-female lab 4 mo.
old: Peps\-male yellow lab already
neutered. Needs only S7 lor rabies
vaccination ; Lemon-longhaired
male: two red semi-longhaired
females less than a year old; four
real butterball pups about 8 wks.
old-1 black. 1 white. 2 brown;
puppies-rottLwelier/bulldog mix, 9
wks. old. Several orange cats, one
longhaired female black cat. sev-'
. eral tabbies.


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

Raffle ticket' to win a deck to
be. 'built 'on your property, b
Windolf Construction, Inc. can'be
purchased at The Star, Port St.
,Joe Veterinary ; Clinic, or Mexico
Beach Animal Clinic. Proceeds go
into, Building Fund for new ani-
mal shelter.
For more information, you
may contact the St. Joseph Bay:
Humane Society at 227-1103 ,or
sisit the web. site .at vww.ca'pe
sanblasfl.com/sjbhs.

SEEDS
FROM

S..SOWER'
MichielA. Guido
Mener, Georga

An old rascal asked some
'deacons, "What must I do to be
forgiven?"
"Confess your sins," came the
reply.
He knelt, his lips were seen to
'move, but there was no sound.
"We can't hear you," admon-
ished a deacon.
."I wasn't confessing them to
you," said,the penitent, "but to
God; He isn't a blabbermouth."
God doesn't repeat or remem-
bier your sins. He says, "' alone
am He who blots away your sins
for My own.sake and will never
think of them again."
While confession is good for
the soul, it's bad for -the
reputation. So confess your sins
to God. He's faithful to forgive.
Believe that they're blotted out,
and go on to live for the Lord.


Highland View Baptist- Chit'chW
'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: hvbaplisl@ool.comi Web Site: www.forminisiry.com/32456hvbc
"If you need a ride to church call the church office and we'IIpick you up.".
Sunday School .................... 9:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study/Prayer Meeting .... 7 p.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .... 10-45 a.m. Wednesday Youlh/Children Activities 7 p m.
Discipleship Training .......... ..... 5 p.m. Wednesday Choir Practice ... ............ .. 8 p.m.
Sunday Evening Service ........... 6 p.m. PASTOR RE\ .:ii-iNNIE R.',i B.ILE'


A .Po ofP Vicfo y"

" h'ICK C\dof e 4 J\azareune
"42o LAo,,qAvenue *,-Port St, Joe, ,-lorida 32456.
(850) 229-9596
Sunday School ................. ... 10 a.mI. L ie ,Lt'o ithe Lord tlee 9Clory
Sunday Morning Worship ............... 11 a.m. du. lis aome w.orsliip 4\e.
Sunday Evening Worship ................ 6 p.m. Lord !-i ithe beaiy, of loliness.
Wednesday Evening Service .............. 7 p.m. Psalm 29 2




CHURCH OF CHRIST
14EETS
Singing: Worship:
9 a.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday
Call 229-8310
WRITE FOR FREE EIGHT LESSON BIBLE STUDY
P. 0O Box 758 Port St. Joe, FL 32457
S Corner of 20th Street & Marvin Avenue ,


Zion Fair Missionary Baptist Church
-280 Avenue C, Port St. Joe, Fl 32456,
(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 -Thuirsdays ......... ... .... 6:30 p.rp
Come and share with us in our "Walk In The Newness of Life"
Re-v. Marty G. Brown, Pastor


Discover God's Love!
I-5-
Everyone welcome .

.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 at 9:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. (for all ages)
Wednesday Children & Youth Missions at 7 p.m.
Prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.m.
Adult Praise Choir at 8 p.m.
REV. JOHN ADKINS, PASTOR


6!e Baptist Cl4.
' BUT THOSE WHO HOPE IN THE LORD WILL RENEW
THEIR STRENGTH. THEY WILL SOAR ON WINGS LIKE
EAGLES ... ISAIAH 40:31
Come Celebrate this'Lord's Day With Us!
Upstairs Capital City Bank Building
Bible Study at 9 a.m., Sunday Worship at to a.m. and 5 p.m.
Pastor Lee Cordell
Church: 227-1180 http://www.graceeagles.org


You're GIGAL HOLINESS
Invited CHURCl1

548 W. Beatty Avenue White City, Florida.32465
Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Evening 6:00 p.m.''
SWednesday .7:30'p.nm.
Youth Mondayi6:00 p.m. & 2nd Friday 7:30 p.m.'
Worship -- Pastor Tony M. Duncan (850) 827-2621
With Us Youth Pastor Rev. David Duncan


Gds.
love

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THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2002 PAGE 5B


Understanding

Key Economic

Indicators
Investment View .By: Andy
Wilkinson Financial Advisor
Before setting out on a voy-
age, a good sailor will check a
number of things to help ensure
his safety and comfort while at
sea, including temperature, wind
speed and direction, barometric
readings, and tide conditions.
Similarly, informed investors
should know how to read the
signs that indicate the general
condition of the. economy and
developing trends. A general
knowledge of these economic indi-
cators can be extremely useful in
helping you make intelligent deci-
S sions about your investments.
By following some of the key
indicators coming out of
Washington and Wall Street and
reported in the media, you can get
a good sense of the direction of
the market, interest rates, and the
general economy.
Although there are more than
a dozen such indicators, experts
agree that the following are per-
haps the most significant:
Index of Leading Indicators:
A compilation of 12 components
of economic growth, this index
tracks such diverse activities as
movements of stock prices and
.the issuance of building permits.
A steady decline of this index over
three or four months almost cer-
tainly precedes an economic
downturn.
S, Gross National Product
,(GNP): This measures the total
-value of goods and services pro-
duced within the United States.
Consumer Price Index (CPI):
Also, called the Cost of Living


:LPN Review, Course
The Lifelong Learning Office
S.. of Gulf Coast Community College,
in conjunction with Bay Medical
Center, will hold LPN Review
courses on January 16 and 17
from 8. a.m. to 5 p.m. CT. These
'classes are .intended to prepare
*nurses for licensure exams.
For additional information,
call Gulf Coast Community
College's Lifelong Learning Office
at (850) 872-3823.

CPR Training
Gulf Coast Community
College's Gulf/Franklin Center, in
conjunction with the American
Red Cross, will conduct *CPR
training for healthcare workers
and others on January 26 from 7
a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. There is rio
,charge for this class. -
For additional information,
call Gulf Coast Conmmunity
,College's Lifelong Learning, Office
at (850) 872-3823.

Stokes Thank You
The family of Ben Stokes
wishes to thank everyone for their
expression of sympathy during
the loss of Ben.
Ben was a unique person just
as.each of you were, whether it
was flowers, food, telephone calls,
a hug or hand outstretched with'
compassion for our loss.
We do appreciate the concern
and love you, expressed to our
. family. May God Bless each of
you.
The family of Benjamen
Daniel Stokes.



GULF COUpNT-S SCROSCtoo

MONDAY-HOLIDAY
TUESDAY-Oven-fried chicken,
mashed potatoes, peas, mixed
fruit, roll and milk, or chefs salad
meal.
WEDNESDAY-Sloppy joe/jun,
french fries, fresh banana, spice
cake and milk, or chefs salad
meal.
THURSDAY-Nachos & cheese,
spanish rice,peaches, Italian bread,
carrot sticks and milk, or chef's
salad meal.
FRIDAY-Sausage 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.


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1039 Hwy 71 South-Blountstown- Great Business Location!
13200 SF co,'mmrercal building on 6 acre: CH "A, 4 restrooms,
8 moallie office:. 12 larger office, and add.iornal rpoms. Glass
storefront *.Ih iucco columns Great potential and possibili-
ties. $900,000 MLSF90531







820 Hwy 98 Mexico Beach Corrrrmercal approx 66':'.80' lor
and building b4,h good park rg Great Opportunityi 5315,000


Index, the CPI measures price
changes for goods and services
and looks at the cost of housing,
food, transportation, clothing,
medical care, and electricity,
among other things. The CPI can
predict the direction of inflation
and changes in the purchasing
power of money.
Non-Farm Payrolls: This is a
broad-based indicator of' the
nation's economic health because
it points to potential changes in
consumer spending patterns

which, in turn, can affect corpo-
rate profits. A steady increase in
the number of people. employed
nationally indicates that many
businesses are experiencing
strong growth in sales and profits,
and are responding by adding
workers to their payrolls.
Conversely, steadily declining
numbers point to a cooling of the
economy and wariness on the part
of business.
Stock Indexes: The two most
important of these are the Dow
Jones Industrial Average, which
tracks the stocks of 30 major
companies hakl by many institu-
tions and individuals, and the
Standard & Poor's 500 Index,


Andy Wilkinson is a Financial
Advisor with Prudential Securities
in the Destin, Pensacola offices,
and can be reached toll free at 1-
866-715-4793 or e-mail andy
wilkinson@prusec.com. ,


which follows the activity of 500
transportation, industrial, utility,
and financial stocks. These
indexes generally are accurate
indicators of the national econ-
omy because the market tends to
anticipate future economic condi-
tions. Remember of course,
Investors cannot directly pur-
chase any index.
Other Indexes: These-include
retail sales,. housing starts, the
prime rate, the dollar index -(the
value of the dollar as measured
against other foreign currencies),
the three-month Treasury Bill
rate, and new car sales. Each spe-
cific index reflects important eco-
nomic trends and together with
other indexes, can help you take
the pulse of the national economy.
However, it should be noted
that informed investors do not.
consider these proven economic
indexes as gospel; rather, they
should be used as tools and
guides for helping investors make
more intelligent decisions. Your
financial advisor will' be happy to.
assist you in learning to interpret
what this data means, and, more
specifically, how they may impact
your personal investment goals
and strategies.


104 Sundial Court, Seashore Subdivision, Port St. Joe Beach -
3BR/2BA 1650SF, fireplace, jacuzzi tub & sep shower, Ig kitchen,
beautiful back yard, on cul-de :ac q,.el Excellr. neih..:.rh .:..d.
Beach access. $169,900. Call Brenda Miller.
.mi- JW -


ZI2 Lourt Street, JB. I'9O eoJ2x rm-I auK. B L', rL -
K.tchen w,'.iland. sep DR, mtir baih w. garden kb ,:crrner land.
escaped lot one block to beach S141,900. Call Brenda Miller.
, .. ,


Brownsville and 24th Street-
home with marn, amer;,rie. ;r,
and a fence oa,'d \Vould b
ment home .irhh |u-t al.nle
MLS#91243 Call Kim Harrison


busy lecturing their children to
truly listen or. they only pretend to
listen. (Guilty? Nit-, too.)
Parents who listen well to
their children may reap many
rewards. Perhaps the most impor-
tant" of these is that listening
enables parents to-i really know
and enjoy their children.
Improved-behavior is another
reward, because children who are
heard don't have to use inappro-
priate means to capture parental
attention. Listening is also one. of
the best \ays to show your child
love, respect, 'and attention.
It does take time and effort to
actively listen with undivided
attention, and to.give encouraging
responses'. But with a few practi-
cal guidelines, even the busiest
parefits can find time to listen.to
a child who feels he or she' has'
something important to say.
1. Be considerate. If you are
too busy at the mornentl, set a
time' when you can listen.
Bedtime is often good for a heart-
to-heart talk.
2. Be honest. 'If you are
uncomfortable with a topic or
don't know the answer, admit it. It
may benimote appropnate to refer-


Marnie
.,.a-.


your child to a teacher, family.
member, or library.
3. Don't interrupt. Let your
child speak without breaking in,
especially if the conversation is
heated.
4. Pay attention. Be calm
and maintain eye contact.
5. Really listen. Concentrate
on hearing and understanding
what your child has said.
6. Provide feedback.
Encourage your child to continue
to talk by making appropriate
responses.
7. Be aware of the message
told "by the eyes. Watching a
child's body language and facial
expressions will increase under-
standing. Remember, your body
language also sends a message.
8. Courtesy counts. Avoid
raising your voice, expressing
anger, or humiliating your child.
9. Acknowledge the mes-
sage. Even if you disagree make it
clear that you understood the
message.
10. Silence is golden.
Remember, the less' you say and
the more you listen, the more
your child will listen to you and
hear what you say when you talk!


54.


e Island Reserve t.arrne drand ocle.mg 8 pr..are
.:luded lc,:. on upland lard on the iS J.oeph Bay Pr,
:,m,,T.mn.r, i.h `' 'a', bridge and !ecL.rir gale Beauhi
:err, loc2,,g 0,e's ,n a included pr tinre area
90969. 5225,000 each. Call Kim Harrison 850-227-


Apalachicola -BE 2. spa.ou: BAYFRONT O..er I:10 leeir ci arer loniage on oer one
:lud;r., poolw/deck, wood stove, acre lor. Spacious home with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.
e a g'eat starter, rental or irivest- Gorgeous sunrises over pristine St. Joseph Bay. Great fishing,
TLC Make' an offer!! S89,000 scalloping and scenery. Visit this dock on the bay. Only
n 850-227-3745. S479,900. Call Preston Russ. MLS#91102

LOT LISTINGS


St. Joe Beach-D d,..:ared gulf .,e... lr, .u,,itoble r.:. bu.ld .1R
h.,T.e 50 '.< O' larger beac,:h e .:, on the beo,:' S5225,000
MLS#90188


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I ""' '" 4 -" I 225 8th Street 5BK./2B Th, hou,.e sl or.- a '7 '.1.71ir ol Ihat
Overstreet 8918 Hwy.386 3BR ./2BA 579,900, MLS# ,s only one block from ihe ba7y n Po,'i Joe The home is priced
9869. For more information call Patricia Raap at at $104,900. MLS#9924. Call Carol Bell at 227-9600.
648.5683. ...........


Mexico Beach- 111 Circle Dr.- 3 OR 2B G.l lV'. S355,000,
MLS # 10177. Call Patricia Raap at 648.5683. i
B.


490' Waterfront on Pristine St. Joseph Bay. Fshermkan's i .
Paradise 3BR 2BA home and 500,l ft dock O er 5 acres
Keep ths as a wonderful family retreat or tM,,s property could
be subdvded for prolit Properry could poss5blt be subd,
vded ,nto. 5 a ba.front lots for rmmedate profit Or proper-
ry ',ould make a wonderfull gathering place for friends and
family Grent boarn-j "Icollop,ng andlfsh~ng Proper"r ,s Esabshed Commercbl Builddng-C,.).ld ealI, be le,eral:ia..,e.
only about I I, 2 m les rom St Joseph Peninsla Stre Park t' oo mrag ed a. or..re I rdo % .hre d .n .',ac.r. r r.' .V,, ed
$1,150,000 Owner Financing available. Call Preston Russ 6247 Alabama Avenue-St. Joe Beach-3BR/2BA interior home with 230 volts for larger equipment use. $105,400. MLS#90953
at 1-800-600-1298, ext. 26. with 2 decks and 2 fireplaces! $145,000 MLS#90892 Call Carol Bell at 229-6135.


CAPE SAN BLAS
Cape San.Bias. 00'x427' bay lot. 5169,900. Call Carol.Bell
Cape San Bias- Gulf view lot in South Beach. $157,500
MLS#8085 Cape San Bias 100'x427' bay lot. Call Susie White
S169,900.
C-30, gulf view lot. MLS#90407 $249,500
Bay View lots On C-30 with great view of bay. $54,900
each. Contact Diane Peevy .
Sand Bar Drive. $73,500. MLS#6456. Contact Diane Peevy
Secluded Dunes, Lot 5, The Bluffs. $159,900. MLS#9255
100 Secluded Dunes Dr. $249,900. MLS#5330
TBA Westwind Dr. $119,900. MLS#9621
Cape San Bias $29,500. MLS#2596 / .
Interior Lot, tMLS,5327, Cape San Bias Rd., $89,900.
Interior, Mt.L56528. Secluded Dunes Drive,,$154,900.
Interior Lot, rIA,.'956. Cope Sarin Bias Rd., $200,000 Susie
White.
Interior Lot, MLS#5332, Secluded Dunes Drive, $109,900.
1st Tier, MLS#8085, Mariner's Lane, $159,500, Susie White.
INDIAN LAGOON
Lagoon Frbnt,,HWY C30, MLS#6969, Starting at $69,000
MLS#2599, Hwy C-30, $69,900.
MLS#2600, Hwy C-30, $129,500. CLOSED
BEACHES
St. Joe Beach-180' orn Hwy 98x440' on Court and 370'xl 25'
or. Americus. Great.opportunity for commercial or/and res-
idential. $975,000. MISS9331 Call Ellen Allemore.
8867 Hwy 98-Beacon Hill,'vacant lot-53'xl 12' MLS#90230
S 12,000ooo
PORT ST. JOE
Great Opportunity for Investment 6 Lots available, 150'x296'
for $130,000. or can be sold in 2-3 lot parcels for $65,000..
each.
Commercial lots Long Avenue $85,050 each.MLS#90450
Commercial property Garrison Avenue $225,000
MLS#90451
Port St. Joe Lots on Marvin Avenue.$14,000 each.
MLS#?0463
Commercial lots on Hwy.. 71 beside Wewa State Bank,
$105,000.
Bay View, MLS*DMOER OONJiRl CT
WEWAHITCHKA
4 lots 400'xl50'. Call Susie White. $24,500. MLS#8144.
MLS#4486, Dogwood Ave., $14,900.
Interior, MLS#5989, 6557, Lot 36, 37, Betty Roe Dr.,
$17,p00 each, BillPeevy.
MLS#5506, 6000 Dalkieth Rd., $64,500.
OVERSTREET
Overstreet Area-lntracoastal Waterway, 35.9 acres, set-
backs apply. MLS#9261 $179,000
Overstreet Area- 4.7 acres on Sunshine Road priced to sell,
interior parcel close to intracoastal. MLS#9581. $40,500
Overstreet Area-lntracoastal Waterway, 245 Whippoorwill
Ave, I 9 acres, setbacks apply. MLS#90215 $32,000
Overstreet Area-Wetappo Creek access, residential building
Io, on Wvelappo Dr., approx. .52 acres MLS#6624 $11,800
Interior, MLS#9581, Overstreet, Sunshine Rd., 4.7 acres,
540,500 Patricia Raap
Intracoastal Waterway, MLS#9261, Overstreet, Roberts
Landing Rd., 35.9 acres, $1.79,000, Patricia Reap.
Interior. MLS#6624, Wewahitchka, Welappo Drive,
S11,800. Patricia Raap.
Interior, MtLS#6157, 6154, 6156, 6060, 6155, Lot 5, 2, 4,
i,.3, Long Street, $12,900 each.
Interior, MLS#6993, Finch Lane, $13,750, Linda Ulm.
Interior, MLS#8036, Quarter Horse Lane, $15,000, Brenda
Miller.


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Three Offices to Serve You:

Mexico Beach Office
101 South 33rd Street at Hwy. 98
Rentals (850) 648-5449 Sales (850) 648-5683 Fax (850) 648-4247

St. Joe Bay Of e
2010 Hwy. C-30
(850) 227-9600 Fax (850) 2

Cape Office


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notion that children should be
seen and not heard. Today we
know that listening to children is
'an important listening skill. But
there is more to the art of effec-
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AUCTION every Fri. 7 p.m. ET in
ANTIQUE MALL at Old Port Theatre.
Open Tues-Sat.
Consignments Welcomel
We Buy Estates!
WADE CLARK AUCTIONS
314 Reid Avenue, PSJ, 229-9282
AB1239, AU1737, AU1743
10% Buyer's Prem.
Real Estate, Estates & Liquidations
Anchor Realty & Mortgage Co.




1987 Honda Civic. Runs O.K. $350, call
Jeff at 227-9289. Itpl/17
1997 Ford Explorer XLT, V-6, power
and leather seats, sun-roof, running
boards, 84,000 miles, $11,000. "NADA
Value $11,700." Call 639-5446, Wewa.
.4tcl/17

1997 Saturn SL-2, auto, electric win-
dows & door alarm system, tow bar,
$7,350. Call 648-8312. ltcl/1.7
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. 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
1998 Lincoln Towncar. Call 850-229-
6449. 2tcl/10


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!! $1,000 OBO. Call
227-9417 leave message. tfcl/3 -

1990 Honda Accord LX. Great condi-
Stion, cold air. $3.500 OBO. Call 647-
3497 evenings,.weekends. tfcl/3

-,; 1996
S"n Mercury
Mystique
$2,595."
1996 Chevy Corsica $3,195.00
1997 Buick Skylark $4,295.
1999 Chevy Malibu $10,400."0
1987 Ford F-250 $3,195.0"
1993 Mazda 626 $2,995.-"
1986 Chevy Caprice $2,695.'"
1991 Chevy Geo Metro $1,295.'"
1987 Olds Delta 88 $1,595.oo
1990 Chevy Cavalier $1,095.0"
W. C. Robinson Auto Sales
3996 N. Hwy. 71, Wewahitchka
639-9773


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


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Mobile Homes For Rent, (1) 3 bedroom
mobile home, $400 per, month. (1) 2
bedroom mobile home, $375 per month.
Located at St. Joe Beach. No Pets. Call
227-1795. ; ltcl/17


Beach House & 2 Trailers for rent. Call
648-5306. tfcl/17

Apart./Homes for Rent:' 1 '3 BR
apart/duplexes/homes for rent in Mex.
Bch. Fum. & unfurnished. Call Parker
Realty at 850-648-5777 for more info.
ftfcl/3


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


MINI STORAGE
Okf: 228 Reid Ave, Street, Port St. Joe, FL
229-6200 Office
227-6343 Cell Phone
785-9777 After Hours










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

'/ MINI-STORAGE \




5X10 10X10 10x20
On Site Rentals 6 Days A Week
ASK ABOUT FREE MONTH'S RENT!


2 bedroom, ,1 bath house, 9th Street,
Port St. Joe, $350 a month -plus $250
deposit. Call 850-229-2748 or 850-647-
921r4. tfcl/17
Trailer for rent, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, large
lot, $200 security. Call 648-8616 or
819-4610. 2tcl/17
1 bedroom house in center of town. of
Port St. Joe. $325 a month rent. 1st,
last & security deposit required & must
have reference. Call 227-3333. 524 4th
Street. 4tcl/17
3 bedroom, 2 bath house on stilts over-
looking St. Joe Bay. $750 month, 5353
Sandbar Drive, Treasure Bay, off 30A-
East. Call 800-683-0010 ext. 115. 2t1i/17


CAPE SAN BLAS-BAYFRONT WITH
' DOCK. Charming fully furnished 3 bed-
room house, 1 bath includes
washer/dryer,, TV, microwave, linens.
$800 a month. Deposit/References; 850
227-9000 or 850-229-9353. 2tc 1/17

Beach trailer for rent. 2 bedroom, 1 1/2
bath, refrig, stove, microwave, washer &
, dryer, unfurnished. $400 month. Call
648-8579 or 850-729-1929. .6tcl/17
Room for rent, call 647-9382. tfcl/17

Carriage House Apartment Overlooks
Bay, corner of Monument & 10th
Street, adorable 1 bedroom, 1 bath exte-
rior will be renovated. $450. monthly, 1
year. lease,, 1 month deposit. Call 227-
7234. tfcl/17


Overlooking Bay, 209, 9th Street,
charming 3 bedroom, 2. bath, fireplace,
bookcases, 34x12 deck. w/dry combo.
Big yard. No Pets. SSOO monthly. 1 year
lease. I month deposit. Call 227-7234.
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2 bedroom cozy house, $450 a month
plus $400 deposit. 325 Pompano Street,
(Highland View) Port St Joe, FL -850-
592-2563. .2tcl/10

Beautiful rental on Mexico Beach.
Available Now, 3 bedroom, 2 bath fully
furrnshed, very clean, TV, VCR, Washer
& Dryer, fenced, back yard. Quiet &
close to beach. $690 month. CalU 229-'
1305. 2tcl/10
2 bedroom. I 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. 4tcI/100
Apartment for rent. 2 bedroom-. 44,bth,
CH&A, Appliances. Call Kenry at 227-
7241 or Phil at 227-2112. tfcl/10
Long term rentals 2 and 3 bedroom fur-
nished and unfurnished. Mexico
BeachSt. Joe Beach. For more infor-
mation call Anchor Vacation Properties
at 648-5146. 4tcl/10


RV/Mobile Home Lots For Rent. $100
month includes water & sewer. Call
639-5721, 8tcl/3


Cape San Bias 2 bedroom, 2 bath,
fireplace, screen porch., $650 month,
call 850-722-1446. tfcl/3
Furnished 2 bedroom Townhouse with,
Gulf View, St. Joe Beach. Call 850-647-;
55_i4. tfcl./3
For rent partly furnished trailer in
Highland View. For more information
call,227-1260, leave message. tfc 1/3
2 bedroom. I bath house in Oak Grove.
No Pets. 8350 a month plus deposit.
Call .950-229-6078. uc I..; 3

Efficiency-type apartment in P.S.J.,
furnished, all utilities inc. Weekly,
Monthly rates. Call 639-3600 or 229-
2941. 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 & Boat Storage
'125 month '1.00 a day


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


Mexico Beach Mini

Storage Units, 6'x12',

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
Laundry facilities
Wall to wall carpeting
SOn-site Management
Voice/TTY Access
(352) 472-3952
MIr iEII


2 & 3 BR, long-term rental units. Call
Crystal Sands Realty 648-4400. tfci/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
Interior) Several Short and Long Term
'from $400 to 1,400 per month. Arline.
Realty, Inc. 850-647-2628. tfcl1/3

For Rent, 850 sq. ft. warehouse with
office & rest room, $250 monthly. Gulf.
South Self Storage 229-6200. tfc i/3


Large 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse,
unfurnished, washer/dryer hook-up.
$800 per month, $300 security deposit.
N. 36th Street, Mexico Beach. Call Gulf:
Coast Vacation Rentals at 648-5449.
tfcl/3

Rental Management
Seeking property owners with units
available for long term rentals. Our fees
are reasonable and we have a heavy
demand for 'long term rentals. Arline
Realty, Inc. 850-647-2628. tfcl/3
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 229-6:353 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 1g. 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


The Gulf County Board of County
Commissioners is seeking one (1)
individual to fill a part time Animal
Control position. the starting salary
will be $8.00 per hour, working week-
ends and fill in days when the Animal
Control .Officer is off. The following
qualifications are desired for this posi-
tion: Must be a high school graduate or
equivalent, able to lift 50 pounds and
have a valid Florida Drivers License.
Applications will be available at the Gulf
County Courthouse Maintenance
Department, 1000 Cecil G. Costing, Sr.,
Blvd., Port St. Joe, Florida, (850) 229-
6251 or the Gulf County Public Works;
1001 10th Street, Port St. Joe, Florida,
(850) 227-1410, Monday through
Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., E.S.T.
Applications will be accepted until 4:00
p.m., E.S.T., Friday, February 1, 2002.
Gulf County enforces a Drug-Free
Workplace policy and is an, Equal
Opportunity Affirmative/Action
Employer. / s/: Carmen L. McLemore,
Chairman. Attest:/s/. Douglas C.,
Birmingham, Clerk. 2tcl/17'

"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 al 899-7999. 4tc l/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. u:i ...
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. trii/io

DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!
TRAIN AT HOME IN THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE! No experience needed.
Firpt year, drivers with Werner .earn-
$700+ per week plus great benefits.
Don't travel out of state for CDL train-
ing. Training is now available in your
area Get your career in gear Call today
1-877-214-3624 4tc I/3


Mexico Beach 4 fdedroom, 2a Dach "Seeking Part-Time Office MGR/Book-
duplex, 350 'feet from dedicated beach. keeper, Port St. Joe. Responsible for
Call 706-636-4010." tfcl/3 the daily bookkeeping and office man-
agement systems for a full service
_ __ Manna and Ships Store on St. Joe Bay.
Flexible hours. Reporuting to off-site
S', comptroller. A!P. A/R, Gen., Ledger.
reporting, Quickbooks Pro 2000, and
iene ane furniture anai display Excel and Word 2000., Retail sales a
esn sale at Apalachicola que plusbut not a requirement. Possibly
a, 1 Market -t, .50.653-3894_ .-full-time after 6 months. Send resumes
: t .t / to Manna, 40 \VW. 1st Street, Port S
Pedestal round 42" table with 4 chairs, Joe' FL. tcl
Mahogany, like new, $150. Call 647- Cashier needed at Cape Trading Post,
5897. ltcl/17 please call Tammy at 229-8775. tfcl/3
-New Sofa, light green, 4 large Pillows,Mydaily commute is 10 seconds. How
multiNew Slor, two small pillows$2254 arge long is yours? Web. www.awesome-
honi'ebusiness.com. 1-885-408-7624.
Call 647-4071. 2tpl/10. 7tpl2/20


Used furniture for sale. Johnnie's
:Trim Shop, 310 4th St., PSJ tfcl/3


Unfinished Furniture @
REEVES
Furniture & Refinishing Shoppe,
234 Reid Avenue
Quality Refinishing since' 1982
Call John Reeves at 229-6374"





SYard- Sale, 2003. Palm. Blvd., Sat.,
January 19, 8:00 till 12:00., ltcl/17
Inside Yard Sale, 457 Madison Street,
Oak Grove, Sat., January 19. 8:00-
12:00. Even-thing must go!l Itc 1L/17




Pest Control Technician needed.
Expenence helpful but wil] tram the
right person. Must have a clean valid FL
drivers license. Apply In person at 321 B
Reid Ave., between 8:00 am to 11:00 am
EST. tfcl/17,
Now hiring full time reservationist to
work both the Mexico Beach and,
Cape San Blas Office. Must have com-
puter skills. Must work weekends. High
tempo position. Apply at the Anchor
Vacation Properties Mexico Beach
Office. 4tcl/10


Seeking Equipment Operators &
Truck Drivers. Applicants must have
valid, FL dnvers license. Apply at C.W.
Roberts Contracung. Inc.. PO Box.188,
Hosford, FL 32334. 850-379-8116. ,ri/d


SPart-Time. Day & Evening positions.
Resident Care, call Pam at Gen-Care
850-647-2626. tfcl/3




Lost: Large Chocolate Lab. Answers to
the name of Meat Man. Has a little grey
around mouth. Wearing a silver chain
choke collar. Last seen near Port St. Joe
Elementary School. If found PLEASE
Calf 227-1073, leave message. ltpl/17

Lost: Small female Beagle (mostly white)
vicinityy of WhiVute City on Road 20. Has
tracking collar No. i05 & name collar.
SReward offered. Call Tommy at 647-
5349 after 6:00 pm or 229-8251 day.
2tcl/10




ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT WANTED.
Must be intelligent. have a great sense
of humor, compassionate and caring,
must be multi-task person, computer
Literate in Word & Excel. Long Term
Care Experience a plus. Come join our,
'great team. Apply to Jo Golson Bay St.
'Joseph Care & Rehabilitation Center,
220 Ninth Street, Port St. Joe, Florida


PART TIME WORK FOR LAW FIRM

25 hrs/week, 9:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M., Monday-Friday
Excellent typing/computer skills required

Send resumes to

P.O. Drawer 950, Port St. Joe, FL 332457
*-


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

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


Now Open
GULF SHORE STORAGE
Corner of DeSoto & Americus
St. Joe Beach
Office: 899-3665
A1 .F

/ GULF SHORE STORAGE \.

i- IFHi-i-F1F


32456. 850-229-8244. WE ARE A EOE
EMPLOYER. tfcl/10

CNA/HHA per diem at Marquis Home
Health, Apalachicola Office. EOE, drug
free work place. Contact Sandy Watson
at 653-1111. 2tcl/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. Joe, Florida 32456. 850-
229-8244. WE ARE A EOE EMPLOYER.
Stfcl/10

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 $1,500; RNs,
$2,000. We also have increased pay for
experience, shift differential, & uniform
allowance. Plus a GREAT Benefit pack- -
age. Apply in person to: Bay St. Joseph
1 Care arid Rehabilitation Center. 220
Ninth Street. Port St Joe. FL.. 850-229-
5244. WE ARE A EOE EMPLOYER .,,
Be a vital member of our dynamic team
at Genuva Health Senices. We are the
largest provider of home health care in
the nation. Currently we seek caring
providers for our parents in the Bay
and Gulf County areas. We offer excel-
lent pay rates and benefits and flexible
schedules. Full time and per diem
RNs for visits; high tech and home
care experience preferred. Per Diem
OT for home visits. For more informa-
Uon please call Leesa at 850-769-339;1.
or stop by our office today at 2110 West
23rd Street, 'Panama City, or visit our:
website at www.genuva.cim.

G intiva-
EOE/M/F/D/V
HHA20084096. HHA299991363




Studio model Piano, Hamilton make by
Baldwin, Cherry finish. excellent condi-
uon. S350. Call 229-1329. 2tcl/17

For Sale, Kids Fisher Price battery
pow'.'er four wheeler arid motorcycle. Call
229-6559. 2tcl/17
For Sale, Washing .Machine, Side by
Side Refrigerator, T.V. Cedar Chest and,
Air Conditioner. Call 850-227-1804.
ltpl/17


Free "Non-Denominational" Eight
Lessoni Bible Correspondence Course.
Learn how to become a Chnsuan & no-
thing eisel Send your name & address
to: Bible Study. PO Box 929,
Wewahitchka, FL 32465 or E-mail your,
request to Wewachurch@outdrs.netri,/3




LAND HOME PACKAGES. 3% down,
rates from 6.99%. Limited time. 850-
785-3302. 3tcl/17
ONLY 3 LEFT. 3 bedroom, 2,bath, ready
to move. in. No credit needed. From
$999 down. Call today, 850-785-3302.
3tcl/17


HAVE LAND? We have homes. No
money down. Call today, 850-785-3302.
3tcl/17

1986 14x52, 2 bedroom, $2999. 16x80
96 model, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, $22,995;
Call Vance at 763-4266. ltcl/17


New Finance Program! Possible
6.99% Interest Rate! All Manufactured
Homes, Zone 3. Call Vance at 763-4266.
ltcl/17
Good Credit, Marginal or. Self
Employed. Financing Programs all!
'Call Vance at 763-4266. ltcl/17

Use your W-2 or last check for the
year to buy a new home NOW! I will file
your taxes for free and you can move in
right away. It's easy to quality and
there's never been a better time to buy.
Call D.C. at 1-888-324-1514 to get
started! ltcl/17
0% INTEREST OR SO DOWN3Y No,
you're not seeing things. I am offering
ZERO PERCENT loans or ZERO DOWN
on my homes to qualified buyers. Call .
D.C. Williams for details at 1-888-324-
1514. ltcl/17

Retirement. SSI or Disability Income
only? Tired of throwing money away on
rent? Stop paying someone else's .mort-
gage for them! Call 1-888-324-1514,
ask for D.C and move in your new home
in less than 3 weeks! ltcl/17

Used Homes Available Now Already
Setup Just bring your furniture and
start living! Prices start at just $9900.
Call me toll-free at 1-888-324-1514.
D.C. Williams. ltcl/17

Who you gonna call? CREDIT-
BUSTERS! I can help you get financed
for a new home when others fail. 1-888-
324-1514 Toll Free or 763-4266 Local.
D.C. Williams. Itcl/17
Mobile Homes for sale, $1,500-$3,500,
call 647-5106. tfcl/3




Shepherds-mix pups looking fur a good
home. Call 639-2768. 2tcl/10


9 lots with 2 large trailers and one
smaller trailer. Mostly cleared, wells,
septic systems. Call 827-2884 for more
info. ltpl/17.
Home For Sale, St. Joe Beach, 3 bed- .
room, 2 bath, 2254 sf on 2 lots, 3 blocks
from Gulf, CH/A, 2 car garage,
boathouse, storage shed, fenced back
yard, deck, Well maintained home &
lawn. $155,000. By owner. Shores
Home. Call 647-8270. 4tpl/17

FOR SALE BY OWNER, Cape San Blas,'
2 bedroom, 2 bath, BARRIER DUNES
#24 townhome, 3 years old. great loca-
tion, GULF VIEW from both .decks,.
never rented, immaculate and beauti-.
fully furnished, all upgrades and
amenities, 2 pools, tennis courts, direct
boardwalk to the beach, $225,000 firm.
Call 850Q-227-9597 for appointment. No
Realtors, please. 4tpl/17

Port St. Joe, Home In Town, 3 bed-:
room, 1 bath, Jalousied Florida room
with gulf breezes. Dining area opens.to:
deck and sizeable yard. Restored to bet-
ter than new. $139,500. Call 850-899-
7389. 1 3tpl/17.

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, 64S-5767. t ci/i0

1 full fenced acre homg site in Howard
Creek,. on corner of Murphy Road &,
* Blossom,Hill Road. Septic tank with
pumping station from a 14'x28' Insulat-
ed building with full batl and deep well.
Below market value. ,Call 850-647-
3949, 800-476-2984,'or 850-944-0148.
tfcl/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, 1 bath. Priced to
sale. Call 647-5998. tfcl/3;

2 fenced comer lots, 3 bedroom, 1 bath
house in Wewahitchka. FL. $57,000..;
Call 850-639-4S59. tfel/3


Tax Professional, RS problem solver.
accounting and bookkeeping, 3 years-
experience. BildHotpnann. 647-6099 or
647-8279. 2tcl/17

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE New con-
strucuon cleanup. Inside and grounds
experienced Call 227-1015. Itcl/17

Construction Consulting Co, Home.
Inspection. 850-874-0767. Board
Certified : Construction & Home
Inspector. RHI4803 CCI5967. 4tcl/10

Need help with cleaning? Residential ori-
Commercial. Call Karen ,at 648-6907:.'
S 6tc12 1S

House & Office Clearuning, dependable.
honest, experienced. References avail-
able, call 648-6716. 2tpl/10l

Lost a few thousand pounds over the
years? There is a better way! Safe effec-
tive weight.loss. 1-800-897-8446. 7pi2/20


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Roommate Wanted. 2 bedroom trailer
in Highland View. $150 rent, half utili-t
ties. No Pets. Must be clean. Call 227-
9363. 2tpl/10


Looking for a Trundle Bed to buy, call
229-1265 (work). tfcl/3



REQUEST FOR'PROPOSALS
The Port St. Joe Port Authority desires to receive
proposals from any person. corporation, partner- '
ship, or firm Interested in providing legal services to
.the. Port Authority. Said legal services may Include
but not be limited to general legal counsel: review of
Port Authority documents and correspondence,
drafting and review of contracts, contract negotia-
tions, and other services as needed. Any interested
party is to submit in writing Its qualifications and
Indicated rate structure to the'attention of: '
The Port St. Joe Port Authority
Post Office Box 745
Port St. Joe, FL 32457
All Proposals are to be received by the Port Authority'
no later than 5:00 p.m. EST, February 1, 2002.,
3tc. January 17. 24. and 31. 2002.
NOTICE TO RECEIVE SEALED BIDS
BID NO. 0102-14
The Gulf County Board of County Commissioners
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 NUMBER and
what the bid Is for.
Bids will received until Monday. January 21. 2002 .
at 5:00 p.m.. E.S.T. at the Office of the Clerk of
Court, 1000 Cecil G. Costin. Sr.. Blvd.. Room 148.
Port St. Joe. Florida 32456.
- The Board reserves the right to reject any and all'
bids.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
/s/Carmen L. McLemore. Chairman
Attest: Douglas C. Birmingham. Clerk
2tc. January 10 and 17, 2002.
NOTICE OF INTENT TO REGISTER
FICTITIOUS NAME
Notice Is hereby given that. pursuant to Chapter
865.09 Florida Statutes. the undersigned intends to
register with the Division of Corporations.4
Department of State. the fictitious trade name under
which it will be engaged in business and In which
said business Is to be carried on. to-wit:
NAME TO BE REGISTERED: Administrative
Services.
MAILING ADDRESS: 6924 West Highway 98. Port
St. Joe. Florida 32456.
OWNER (S): Frances Gilbert Healy.
Itc. January 17. 2002.


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B&A TOWING
4560 County Road 386
Port St. Joe. FL 32456
(850) 647-3031
NOTICE OF AUCTION
SB&A Towing will be selling the following vehl-
clelon the 25th day of January. 2002. at 9:00 AM.
eastern standard time. The sale will be held at 4560
CFR., 386 (Overstreet). Port St. Joe, FL 32456. We
reserve the right to refuse any and all bids.
Year Maku int
1996 CHEVY 1GCEK19R1TE211707
Itc. January 17. 2002.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number 01-79-CP
IN RE: ESTATE OF
SMYRON 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,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of which Is
Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Fifth Street, Port St.
Joe, Florida 32456. The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the personal 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-
Uti v, 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 ot/demands against decedentis
estate on whom a copy of this notice is served with-
in three (3) months after the date of the first publi-
cation of this notice must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with t this Court
WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
* THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALIL 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 Representativ:
Betty Jo Gilbert V
425 E. 19th Street-
Apt. 303
Panama City, FL 32405 .
2td. January 10 and 17, 2002.

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4975-A Cape San Bias Rd.,, Port St. Joe, FL 32456
Roger Bradle) Don Bradlc Victor Ramos
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mobile: 850-227-4383 After Hours After Hours
After Hours: 229-2749 850-827-2647 850-229-9353
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Home.oni2 spacious loi t.marn, etraS including 3 PR 2 6i5 Fleer..c.d Beaurt Plenty of room on
vaultec ,:-il.r.,g irrigation well, great work-, i,.: sliced ace lot ,r .clud.ng workshop, scallop-,
shop, and onl, a stone's throw to Hwy. 98 ,he shell drive, and lush landscaping. Only
Bay, or the airport. Offered mostly furnished $79,900.
and perfect for 'a family 'or a pilot. 'Only | q 1
$64,900.


S1.9 ACRES ON BEAUTIFUL ST. JOE BAY! w,.h
~- J-*--* '- 115'of bay frontage, this piciure:que f,oTe .i
Incredible Business Opportunity! The Cape is located on a'quiet cul-de ac and ha' '.epic
Tradin' Post Includes convenience store, gas tank and driveway in place. A Bargain @
Station; liquor store,,and over 200 feet of high- $225,000.
a, (r,:,.,.io.e 5995,900. Cabins and j ""
Campground also available! j V .'bu .c. h e


BE VIEWS -b~on.d:.:.m rh, I i her lot
,r, To PalTr ubdi.I'.c.. Spac.ou. and hgh
PALM COVERED IST TIER LOT IN TREASURE th, loi .: located on a qu.es cul de. oac
SHORES! l. :pac.ous and perlFeci aloihe pr..ac, 51.75.000. REDUCED 5160,000.
n,',.' .le A F,1, a r2 .1 Ic ? hoh i cred ,b le .e ..


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BEAUTIFUL BAYVIEW HOME! C'l-.red pa,.all,,' f.r
nished. This elegant 3 BR.'2 BA horr. boas. i n.nmer
SO ou upgrade. ,:.cludr.ar.g re roo Ir.e', pa.ni and
'105 MIMOSA DRIVE, PORT ST. JOE Nice 3 n ,:arpei as l all a. o able ur., room &.1h
BR/2 Ba hom- ...rk, great fireplace, large screen jacuzzi and an inground sprinkler system, Sftuated
parch, pull-out cabinets, and 2 car garage, on 1.5 lots. This home is located in one of the most
Great landscaping on 1 1/2 lots at $179,000. convenient areas of Port St. Joe. Priced to sell @
S159,900.



GULF FRONT ON CAPE SAN BLAS! Enio,
GREAT HOME OR BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY! para.o-c .,ew, and .ncred.ble suniets from
O..r. r ,..ll :cnr,,de, hnanrt g c |,,,,..-. er'.iu.e ,.r ^ un,'y de.ck. Thislarge 4 d K '3.5 BA
on this Grand 5 BR/4 BA Gulf View. Beauty. beauty includes a separate apartment with pri-
Recently upgraded inside and out, owner will vate entrance and great rental potential. New
include adjoining lot as well. A Great Buy @ appliances and. A/C make this one to see.
$550,000. ,,, Perfectly-jpied @ $444,000.- ,n:
Cozy 2 BR/2 BA home in Howard Creek.
Vaulted CeilingsUNDElAttONT lAGTouse, and Morel
LOT LISTINGS
Commercial on Cape San Blas...Almost one acre with 200+- feet of frontage at
$199,500.
Cape San Bias Shores Gulf View. 3 Lots for only $129,000.
Commercial Lot in Port St. Joe. 50'X170'+- $39,900


THE STAR, PORT ST. JOE, FL THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2002 PAGE 7B

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648-5165

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PUBLIC HEARINGS
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; PROVIpING 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 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. 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 cit the meeting to be heard regarding the consideration of the com-
prehensive plan amendment ordinance. 2tc. January 10 and 17, 2002.


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Port St. Joe, FL 32456
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